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2022-07-02: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-02). Recibe Díaz-Canel a activistas estadounidenses. cubadebate.cu El presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel dialogó este viernes con los intelectuales estadounidenses Vijay Prashad y Manolo de los Santos, sobre aspectos teóricos y experiencias de los movimientos sociales y países en el camino al socialismo. Además, recibió en el Palacio de la Revolución, en esta capital, a ambos activistas de visita en la isla.

Talha Burki (2022-07-02). [World Report] New declaration on neglected tropical diseases endorsed. thelancet.com Signatories reaffirmed their commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases at a summit in Kigali, pledging US$4 billion. Talha Burki reports.

Staff (2022-07-02). NATO claims on its defensive nature "Joke of the century" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — China's Foreign Ministry Spokesman, called the claim of NATO officials about the defensive nature of this military organization the 'Joke of the century'.

Staff (2022-07-02). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on July 2. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, June 2.

Staff (2022-07-02). Arqueólogos descubren cabeza perdida de estatua de Hércules en un naufragio de 2 000 años. cubadebate.cu El hallazgo ocurrió mientras se sumergían en aguas marinas buscando esponjas naturales. El sitio resultó ser uno de los más intrigantes para los arqueólogos subacuáticos. Desde entonces ha fascinado a la comunidad científica y reavivado el interés de la población griega por la arqueología marina.

Jennyfer Wolf, Sydney Hubbard, Michael Brauer, Argaw Ambelu, Benjamin F Arnold, Robert Bain, Valerie Bauza, Joe Brown, Bethany A Caruso, Thomas Clasen, John M Colford, Matthew C Freeman, Bruce Gordon, Richard B Johnston, Andrew Mertens, Annette Pràºss-Ustàºn, Ian Ross, Jeffrey Stanaway, Jeff T Zhao, Oliver Cumming, Sophie Boisson (2022-07-02). [Articles] Effectiveness of interventions to improve drinking water, sanitation, and handwashing with soap on risk of diarrhoeal disease in children in low-income and middle-income settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. thelancet.com WASH interventions reduced risk of diarrhoea in children in LMICs. Interventions supplying either water filtered at POU, higher water quality from an improved source on premises, or basic sanitation services with sewer connection were associated with increased reductions. Our results support higher service levels called for under SDG 6. Notably, no studies evaluated interventions that delivered access to safely managed WASH services, the level of service to which universal coverage by 2030 is committed under the SDG.

Andreas Maercker, Marylene Cloitre, Rahel Bachem, Yolanda R. Schlumpf, Brigitte Khoury, Caitlin Hitchcock, Martin Bohus (2022-07-02). [Seminar] Complex post-traumatic stress disorder. thelancet.com Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD) is a severe mental disorder that emerges in response to traumatic life events. Complex PTSD is characterised by three core post-traumatic symptom clusters, along with chronic and pervasive disturbances in emotion regulation, identity, and relationships. Complex PTSD has been adopted as a new diagnosis in the ICD-11. Individuals with complex PTSD typically have sustained or multiple exposures to trauma, such as childhood abuse and domestic or community violence.

Staff (2022-07-02). Puertorriqueños solidarios con Cuba reconocen a Díaz-Canel. cubadebate.cu La XXXI Brigada de Solidaridad Puerto Rico-Cuba Juan Rius Rivera entregó este viernes su medalla de la victoria al presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, a los cinco luchadores antiterroristas y el independentista boricua àìscar López. Al recibir el lauro López dijo que Cuba y Puerto Rico definitivamente tienen que ser de un pájaro las dos alas.

Staff (2022-07-02). Refinería de petróleo espirituana amplía sus producciones. cubadebate.cu Para imponerse a las limitaciones económicas que atraviesa el país, acentuadas por el bloqueo, la refinería de petróleo Sergio Soto, en Cabaiguán, ha buscado una fórmula poco común: acudir al ingenio colectivo para diversificar sus producciones. En todo el proceso lo más importante han sido las modificaciones tecnológicas.

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

Florian Pfaff, Donata Hoffmann, Martin Beer (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Monkeypox genomic surveillance will challenge lessons learned from SARS-CoV-2. thelancet.com The emergence of a series of epidemiologically connected monkeypox virus infections around the world, with ongoing human-to-human transmission (as of June 15, 2022, 2103 confirmed cases, one probable case, and one death have been reported to WHO from 42 countries), raises concerns of a long-apprehended comeback of a human-adapted orthopoxvirus related to variola virus, the aetiological agent of smallpox. Since variola virus had no natural reservoir other than humans, the eradication of the virus by use of highly effective vaccines against orthopoxviruses was irreversible.

Daniel C Perry, Juul Achten, Ruth Knight, Duncan Appelbe, Susan J Dutton, Melina Dritsaki, James M Mason, Damian T Roland, Shrouk Messahel, James Widnall, Matthew L Costa, FORCE Collaborators in collaboration with PERUKI (2022-07-02). [Articles] Immobilisation of torus fractures of the wrist in children (FORCE): a randomised controlled equivalence trial in the UK. thelancet.com This trial found equivalence in pain at 3 days in children with a torus fracture of the distal radius assigned to the offer of a bandage group or the rigid immobilisation group, with no between-group differences in pain or function during the 6 weeks of follow-up.

Susan Jaffe (2022-07-02). [World Report] Federal abortion rights end, but not legal challenges. thelancet.com The US Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade is due to spark further court cases. Susan Jaffe reports from Washington, DC.

Staff (2022-07-02). Israeli regime's jets target Syria's Tartus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Syrian sources on Saturday reported that the Israeli regime has launched missile strikes on a city in western Syria.

Léo Heller (2022-07-02). [Comment] WASH services and health: syntheses and contexts. thelancet.com An understanding of the associations between adequate water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and health has long been established, but gaps persist in the policy and research agenda.1 Effective policies require an intersectoral approach that encompasses health, WASH, and other areas, such as urban and rural development, and the environment. For research, it is relevant to address other dimensions of the relationship between WASH and health, including behavioural change, the role of socioeconomic factors, and technology.

Staff (2022-07-02). Hamas terms West Bank as strategic reserve of Resistance. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Hamas' spokesman Fawzi Barhum has described the West Bank as a strategic reserve of Resistance.

Richard Horton (2022-07-02). [Comment] Offline: Changing the argument for health. thelancet.com One institution that has thrived, despite the UK's reputational implosion (see last week's Offline), is Chatham House. Also known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House is a globally respected independent policy centre that conducts research, promotes dialogue, and generates ideas to advance decision making for some of the most intractable issues in foreign affairs. Rob Yates leads Chatham House's Centre for Universal Health. His predecessor, David Heymann, established Chatham House as an important voice in global health.

Sohil Pothiawala, Rhian Miranda, Ian Civil (2022-07-02). [Clinical Picture] Not all post-traumatic swellings are haematomas: be alert to a Morel-Lavallée lesion. thelancet.com A 34-year-old man was brought to our Emergency Department after a truck ran over the right side of his body while he was out walking. He had no medical history.

Staff (2022-07-02). Grupo Temporal de Trabajo de La Habana analiza servicios básicos e inicio del verano. cubadebate.cu Con un sentido homenaje a la trayectoria revolucionaria del General de División Luis Alberto López Callejas, fallecido en la mañana de este viernes, se inició la sesión del Grupo Temporal de Trabajo (GTT) de La Habana, que chequeó el comportamiento de los servicios básicos y el aseguramiento para el inicio oficial del verano.

Tiffany Nassiri-Ansari, Phionah Atuhebwe, Akosua Sika Ayisi, Sarah Goulding, Mira Johri, Pascale Allotey, Nina Schwalbe (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] Shifting gender barriers in immunisation in the COVID-19 pandemic response and beyond. thelancet.com 2 years into the COVID-19 pandemic, gender remains marginalised in the global vaccine response. As a stark example, of the 157 countries that reported on COVID-19 vaccine coverage to WHO in April, 2022, only 21 (13%) provided sex-disaggregated data.

Aula Abbara, Bhargavi Rao, Boghuma K Titanji, Yap Boum, Alimuddin Zumla (2022-07-02). [Correspondence] The monkeypox outbreak is amplifying hidden voices in the global discourse. thelancet.com Tulio d Oliveira's Comment1 on the global inattention to infectious disease science done in Africa is timely, as the largest outbreak of monkeypox outside of Africa continues.2 As of June 15, 2022, 2103 laboratory-confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported to WHO from 42 countries. The unexpected, unprecedented, and unusual nature of this outbreak in Europe and the Americas has spurred scientific, political, and media attention. Importantly, monkeypox has been known to cause human disease for over 50 years and is endemic in at least ten countries in west and central Africa with over a thousand incidences rep…

Chris McCall (2022-07-02). [World Report] New Zealand launches new Māori health authority. thelancet.com The new body aims to tackle health inequities, but is proving politically divisive. Chris McCall reports.

Staff (2022-07-02). El barrio, pieza clave en el diagnóstico y solución de los problemas. cubadebate.cu En la noche del jueves 30 de junio se produjo en la Sala Amistad un intercambio entre los factores de la base del Consejo Popular Abel Santamaría y el primer secretario del PCC en Villa Clara, Osnay Miguel Colina Rodríguez. Uno de los temas más debatidos fue el otorgamiento de las tarjetas de abastecimiento a las familias que no disponen de ella…

Andrew Green (2022-07-02). [Obituary] Morton Maimon Mower. thelancet.com Cardiologist and co-inventor of the automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Born on Jan 31, 1933 in Baltimore, MD, USA, he died of cancer on April 25, 2022 in Denver, CO, USA, aged 89 years.

The Lancet (2022-07-02). [Editorial] Ending child marriage: ensuring healthy futures for girls. thelancet.com One in five women are married before the age of 18 years. This fact has serious ramifications for health and wellbeing. Child marriage is associated with pregnancy at a young age, dangerous complications during pregnancy and childbirth, HIV acquisition, and intimate partner violence. Demographic changes mean that the number of adolescents is increasing and therefore more people will be at risk of child marriage. Disruption to education and a rise in poverty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is estimated to put another 10 million girls at risk of child marriage over the next decade, in addition to the 100 million wh…

Staff (2022-07-02). Implementan en Guantánamo servicio de traslado de equipaje sin acompañante. cubadebate.cu El traslado de equipajes sin acompañantes hacia destinos provinciales es un nuevo y sui generis servicio que comenzó a prestar la Unidad Empresarial de Base àìmnibus Nacionales, en Guantánamo. El servicio se presta en las rutas interprovinciales hacia Santiago de Cuba, Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, Matanzas y Sancti Spíritus.

Liz Grant, Corinne Reid, Heather Buesseler, David Addiss (2022-07-02). [Comment] A compassion narrative for the sustainable development goals: conscious and connected action. thelancet.com At the midpoint of the 15-year timeline for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),1 the world is unprepared. The global community arguably has the scientific, technical, and political tools needed to achieve most, if not all, of the 169 SDG targets, yet we are far from the finish line. In 2019, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned that global efforts were insufficient and called for radical change.2 Such change never materialised. The COVID-19 pandemic shocked many of the systems needed to achieve the SDGs, revealing deep inequities and the inadequacy of siloed approaches to health and fal…

Kathy Boutis, Unni Narayanan (2022-07-02). [Comment] Torus fractures of the distal radius: time to focus on symptomatic management. thelancet.com The torus (buckle) fracture of the distal radius is one of the most common fractures in children. This fracture is inherently stable and carries an excellent prognosis,1 and several studies have supported the use of a removable splint primarily for symptom relief and discretionary follow-up.2—5 In The Lancet, Daniel Perry and colleagues6 report the results of a pragmatic randomised trial that was designed to challenge the need for any immobilisation. At 23 emergency departments across the UK, 965 children (379 [39%] female and 586 [61%] male) from age 4 years to 15 years with a torus fracture of the distal…

Staff (2022-07-02). Ricardo Alarcón y Juan Vela, presidentes presentes en el pase de lista del centenario de la FEU (II). cubadebate.cu Como prometí voy con la segunda parte de esta publicación, ahora con la intención de rendir homenaje al querido compañero Juan Vela Valdés, que falleció el pasado 27 de abril, tres días antes que Ricardo Alarcón. Además, propondré los temas que abordaré, en artículos dedicados al centenario de la FEU, desde julio a diciembre en que se combinen remembranzas con el análisis de asuntos actuales.

Staff (2022-07-02). Nadadores cubanos acumulan seis títulos en Juegos de Guadalupe. cubadebate.cu Otra gran cosecha de medallas (3-2-4) recogieron este viernes los nadadores cubanos que asisten a los I Juegos del Caribe de Guadalupe 2022, en una jornada fresca, lluviosa e intensa vivida en la Piscina Intercomunal de Abymes. En este momento, Cuba acumula 18 medallas en la lid de ondinas y tritones, repartidas en 6-5-7.

Staff (2022-07-02). Excluding Russia from UNSC possible only if UN disbanded. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Excluding Russia from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is possible only if the entire organization is disbanded and created anew, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky said.

Faisal Mahmood, Eric J Topol (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] Digitising heart transplant rejection. thelancet.com For more than four decades, the monitoring of cardiac allograft rejection (CAR) has been achieved by surveillance endomyocardial biopsies (EMBs) and manual assessment by cardiac pathology experts. The first criteria for histological assessment of EMBs were devised during the 1970s, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) developed standardised guidelines in the 1990s that have been frequently updated. Besides rejection, these guidelines also pertain to the subtype of rejection (cellular or antibody) and CAR severity.

Staff (2022-07-02). Yamila González: Otra cubana en la CEDAW. cubadebate.cu Justo al cierre de junio de 2022, cuando esta doctora en Ciencias Jurídicas acaba de ser elegida, en representación de Cuba, como integrante del Comité de supervisión de la CEDAW por los próximos tres años, entre sus primeras reflexiones públicas hubo una suerte de viaje a la semilla.

Staff (2022-07-02). Protests erupt in US over fatal Police shooting of Black man. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Angry activists on Friday rallied in the city of Akron in the northern United States following yet another police shooting death of a Black man earlier this week.

Staff (2022-07-02). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on July 2. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, July 2.

Staff (2022-07-02). Powerful earthquakes hit Southern Iran, leaving 44 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — At least five people are dead and scores of others injured after multiple powerful earthquakes struck Iran's southern province of Hormozgan early on Saturday.

Benjamin Norton (2022-07-01). NATO seeks to prevent Eurasian challenger to US world dominance, admits ex CIA chief Mike Pompeo. multipolarista.com Neoconservative ex CIA Director and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted NATO seeks to prevent a "Russian-Chinese axis" and "pan-Eurasian colossus." He described the new cold war as a battle over "economic hegemony" and resources, in a speech outlining Washington's imperial strategy.

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-07-01). Massacre of African refugees in Spanish colonial enclave of Melilla just ahead of NATO's Madrid Summit, a mere coincidence? peoplesdispatch.org Spain is seeking NATO protection for Melilla, where the massacre occurred, and Ceuta, its other colonial enclave on the North African coast. The NATO Summit has declared irregular migration from Africa to be a threat to the "state security" of its members…

WSWS (2022-07-01). Germany commits tens of thousands of soldiers, combat aircraft and ships in the deployment against Russia. wsws.org Germany is playing a central role in NATO's preparations for war against Russia and China.

WSWS (2022-07-01). NATO prepares for "warfighting against nuclear-armed peer-competitors" wsws.org NATO has adopted a new strategy document outlining plans to militarize the European continent, massively escalate the war with Russia, and prepare for war with China.

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-01). Pentagon Agency Wants to Send Weapons Inspectors to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com An official from the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said Thursday that US military leaders Currently, the US is relying on the word of Ukrainian officials to ensure that the weapons are being properly used and stored, although

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-01). US, Taliban Hold Talks in Doha on Frozen Afghan Funds. news.antiwar.com US and Taliban officials The meeting was the first time since March that US and Taliban officials met face-to-face since March and comes as Afghanistan is recovering from an earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people. | President Biden's special envoy for Afghanistan, Thomas West, led the US delegation and…

Jason Ditz (2022-07-01). Iran Remains Hopeful on Nuclear Talks. news.antiwar.com The Qatar-hosted Iran nuclear talks lasted only part of a day, and fell apart with the US is pessimistic as ever, and Iranian officials say that the talks fell apart because the

G. Dunkel (2022-07-01). Famine fueled by greed stalks the world's poor. workers.org According to Oxfam and Save the Children, 1,500 people — mainly children under age 5 and elders — are dying every day in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The groups' joint 2022 report, "Dangerous Delay 2: The Cost of Inaction," relies on data from the U.N. and from relevant national, European . . . |

WSWS (2022-07-01). World Health Organization warns of war, famine, pestilence and death. wsws.org At their Wednesday press conference, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, raised concerns over the state of the globe.

Rishika Pardikar (2022-07-01). 'If India Can Do It, Why Not Europe?': Researchers Lay Out Case for Re-wilding European Landscape. towardfreedom.org A new research paper charts a path for re-wilding Europe with large mammals, or those weighing more than 10 kg (22 pounds), both for conserving biodiversity and restoring ecosystems. Researchers argue it is both a legal obligation and a moral obligation for Europe, reports Rishika Pardikar.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-01). Daily Round-up | Thousands of teachers stage strike in Australia over low wages & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories from the teachers' strike in Australia, the war in Syria, the conflict over the Malvinas Islands, and the inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as president of the Philippines…

WSWS (2022-07-01). US Supreme Court preemptively blocks EPA regulations which would mitigate global warming. wsws.org In a 6-3 decision split along ideological lines, the conservative majority on the court has taken a provocative and reactionary action defending the interests of the fossil fuel industry.

____ (2022-07-01). Nine injured in 'Newark' shooting in US: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Nine people were hospitalized after being shot Thursday evening in Newark, the authorities said.

Amarynth (2022-07-01). Letter from Faina Savenkova: The more you grow up, the more you realise that the world is unfair. thesaker.is Faina Savenkova, 13, Lugansk The more you grow up, the more you realise that the world is unfair. When the war in Donbass began eight years ago, few could have…

Contributing Writers (2022-07-01). WTF: Russia Exchanged Azov Fighters? Scott Ritter Answers Question From A Russian. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Editor (2022-07-01). Ukraine Is the Latest Neocon Disaster. scheerpost.com President Joe Biden delivering "stand with Ukraine" remarks on May 3 at the Lockheed Martin facility in Troy, Alabama. (White House, Adam Schultz) | By Jeffrey D. Sachs / The war in Ukraine is the culmination of a 30-year project of the American neoconservative movement. The Biden Administration is packed with the same neocons who championed the US wars of choice in Serbia (1999…

Jeremy Kuzmarov, Steve Brown (2022-07-01). Is Russia's Bombing of the Mall in Kremanchuk Another False Atrocity Story Being Used to Justify Ongoing Military Intervention in Ukraine? covertactionmagazine.com Empty mall parking lot and existence of a munitions plant nearby raise questions about official narrative advanced in mainstream U.S. …

____ (2022-07-01). Ukraine 'now has clear European perspective': EU says. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Ukraine now has a "very clear European perspective" but the road to EU membership will take time and require hard work, the president of the EU executive told the country's parliament on Friday.

Anonymous765 (2022-07-01). Overview Of U.S. Military Supplies To Ukraine. southfront.org |

____ (2022-07-01). War not a solution to solve problems between Russia, Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) —Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmitry Kuleba said that Iran does not consider war as a suitable solution to solve problem between Russia and Ukraine.

Anonymous811 (2022-07-01). U.S. Reveals Weapon Supplies To Ukraine. Creates Special Agency. southfront.org Full of military aid containers | The conflict in Ukraine is ongoing, and American taxpayers, against their will, continue to sponsor arms shipments to Ukraine. | The United States has already committed approximately $6.8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration, including approximately $6.1 billion since February 24, the report of the U.S. Department of Defence reads. | During the recent NATO Summit in Mad…

Amarynth (2022-07-01). Andrei Martyanov: July Aviation and Hypersonics. thesaker.is Please visit Andrei's website: smoothiex12.blogspot.com/ and support him here: www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=60459185

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-07-01). How AIPAC Is Leading Efforts to Dismantle the UN Inquiry on Palestine. mintpressnews.com As a UN probe finds that the ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestine is the root cause of decades-long conflict in the region, AIPAC, the Israeli lobby powerhouse, is actively attempting to extinguish it.

Lowkey (2022-07-01). Palestine Action Chase Israel's Largest Arms Company out of London. mintpressnews.com In a massive blow to its operations, Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems has been forced to abandon its chique London headquarters, thanks to sustained pressure from Palestine Action.

Miko Peled (2022-07-01). Ahmad Manasra and the Crime of Existing While Palestinian. mintpressnews.com There exists a chasm between the reality in Palestine and the way that reality is perceived by the "establishment" in Washington, D.C. Palestinians' existence in their own country is tantamount to a living hell.

Miko Peled (2022-07-01). Every Bullet Has anewsauthor">: Impunity for Israeli Crimes Against Palestinian Human Rights Defenders. mintpressnews.com The lives of Palestinians, be they unarmed activists or fighters, be they children, women, men, or the elderly, are only worth the price of the bullet that carries their name. And while we will talk and write about the next Palestinian who is killed for a few days, their children will remain orphans for life.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-07-01). Palestinians 'Are Not Animals in a Zoo': Redefining the Role of the 'Victim Intellectual'. mintpressnews.com For the Palestinian narrative to be truly relevant, Palestinians must assume the role of the Gramscian intellectual, as "purveyors of consciousness" and abandon the role of the "victim intellectual" altogether.

Staff (2022-07-01). Georgia: NATO inspects military proxy force in Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseJune 30, 2022 Representatives of the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly were in the Ministry of Defense The members of the delegation of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly visiting Georgia got acquainted with the ongoing reforms in the Defense Ministry of Georgia. Members of the delegation of the sub-committee …

Staff (2022-07-01). NATO summit "great diplomatic success for Turkey," escalation of war in Mideast. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsJuly 1, 2022 Deal with Nordic states just a beginning: Erdogan The deal Tàºrkiye, Sweden and Finland agreed in Madrid is just the beginning of the two Nordic states' process to join NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, underlining that Ankara will closely follow the implementation of the promises outlined in the …

Staff (2022-07-01). NATO summit: Pentagon to establish permanent military bases in Central, Eastern Europe. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJune 30, 2022 NATO's Madrid summit marks beginning of permanent US bases in CEE: Polish FM Poland's foreign minister on Thursday said that decisions made by NATO leaders at their Madrid summit signalled that a number of permanent US military bases would be established in Central and Eastern Europe. Zbigniew Rau made the remark …

Staff (2022-07-01). U.S. viceroy: Georgia is "very strong partner" of NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 30, 2022 US Ambassador: Georgia's status as "very strong partner" of NATO shown by Summit participation Kelly Degnan, the United States Ambassador to Georgia, on Thursday said Georgia was a "very strong partner" of NATO, as demonstrated by the participation of the Georgian Government's high-level delegation in the ongoing Madrid Summit of the alliance. …

____ (2022-07-01). Chinese spokesperson voices firm opposition to NATO chief's false remarks on Taiwan. ecns.cn A Chinese spokesperson on Friday voiced firm opposition to false remarks on Taiwan made by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-01). Denuncian el asesinato de un diputado colombiano en Arauca. telesurtv.net El Partido Liberal condenó el asesinato de Carlos A Hernández y señaló que el mismo forma parte de la violencia que azota Colombia.

Fight Back (2022-07-01). Minnesota groups join global anti-NATO protests during the June NATO Summit. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On June 28, over 60 people gathered alongside Washington Avenue outside of Senator Amy Klobuchar's Minneapolis office in solidarity with international protests against the NATO Summit in Madrid, Spain, where world leaders discussed the expansion of NATO, among other things. Rush-hour traffic honked in support as protesters chanted, "No war with Russia! Disband NATO now!" | "Yesterday the Spanish government prohibited protest against NATO in Madrid," announced Michael Livingston of Minnesota Peace Action Coalition (MPAC). "Being the free people that they are, the anti-NATO activists immediately g…

____ (2022-07-01). 13th govt. targets $20bn revenues out of regional transit. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — A member of Iranian Parliament's Economic Commission said that the government's goal of earning $20 billion from the regional transit is 'achievable'.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran's oil revenues exceed $25bn last year: OPEC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — A report released by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) indicates that Iran earned more than $25 billion in revenue from oil exports in 2021.

Labor Video Project (2022-07-01). SLAP At Parker Elementary School Fighting Closures Of Schools & Privatization Oakland Port. indybay.org The Schools and Labor Against Privatization held a BBQ to build solidarity against the closure of Parker Elementary and 10 other Oakland public schools in working class Black and Brown communities. It was also against the privatization of Howard Terminal at the Port of Oakland for a sale to billionaire GAP A's owner John Fisher.

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-01). Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Could Resume After Biden's Mideast Trip. news.antiwar.com Bloomberg reported Friday that European officials expect EU-brokered efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal will resume While the Biden administration doesn't appear willing to lift the necessary sanctions to revive the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, The EU medi…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-01). Ecuador: 18 Days of Social Unrest Ends in the Signing of the "Pacification Act" libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Beginning of the signing of the Act Nobody knows the subsequent impact that this signed Act will have… Although we know that after every act of pacification comes the political and legal chastisement against the indigenous leaders (as happened in 2019). The only certainty is that the difficult situation of the peoples of…

_____ (2022-07-01). Washington's Partnership (for Primacy) in Blue Pacific. journal-neo.org In Washington's ongoing efforts to confront and contain China's rise on the global stage, it has announced yet another bloc, the "Partnership in Blue Pacific." The Financial Times in a recent article titled, "US and allies launch initiative to help Pacific Island nations," would claim, regarding the stated objective of the new bloc, that: The …

_____ (2022-07-01). Democrats Exposed By the End of Roe v. Wade. popularresistance.org In May 2022, a memo was leaked to the media which indicated that the Supreme Court would overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion. Despite the warning, the announcement of the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision sent shockwaves across the country. The 6 to 3 conservative majority is doing just what republicans promised they would do if they were given electoral control of the presidency, Senate, and state legislatures. | The shock that a 50-year old right has been eliminated produced the expected reactions. There were protests at the homes of justices, at federal courthous…

_____ (2022-07-01). Economist Michael Hudson on inflation and Fed plan to cut wages: A depression is coming. popularresistance.org Economist Michael Hudson explains the inflation crisis and US Federal Reserve's "austerity program to reduce wages" and boost unemployment. He warns a "long depression" is coming, due to the new cold war on Russia and China.

_____ (2022-07-01). Health care workers struggles continue across the US. popularresistance.org Nurses and other health care workers across the nation are rising up in a growing wave of strikes and protests against understaffing, lack of crucial supplies, exhausting workloads and the erosion of their living standards by the sharp rise in inflation. | Conditions for health care workers around the world have been greatly worsened by the response of the ruling class to the pandemic. Many are leaving the profession, further deepening the crisis. According to a March 24 report in Healthcare IT News, 90 percent of US nurses are considering leaving the profession.

_____ (2022-07-01). Israeli live-fire military training in Masafer Yatta is ongoing. popularresistance.org For a week, Israeli soldiers along with their guns, bulldozers, military jeeps, tanks and helicopters have been invading Palestinian villages in Masafer Yatta. This is part of the live-fire military training that has started on June 21, 2022 and will last for two more weeks. | The Israeli army's military training is being carried out in the villages of Jinba, Al-Markez and Al-Majaz. The three villages are among the eight located in what Israel classifies as Firing Zone 918. On May 4, 2022, Israel's Supreme Court issued a decision to ethnically cleanse Palestinians living in the eight villages, who number over 100…

_____ (2022-07-01). Labor Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade. popularresistance.org Numerous Unions Condemned The Supreme Court's Decision To End The Constitutional Right To An Abortion. A Sampling, From Multiple Unions Representing Workers In Virtually Every Sector Of The Economy, Are Reprinted Below.

_____ (2022-07-01). Machinists' Retirees 751 Resolve to End ACO REACH. popularresistance.org On June 13th the International Association of Machinists IAM 751 Retirement Club voted overwhelmingly to end the privatization of Medicare and to send their resolution to their congressional delegation, to President Biden, and to Secretary Xavier Becerra at Health and Human Services. | Machinists' District 751 represents 27,000 members who work at Boeing and some smaller shops across the state of Washington. It is one of the largest organizations within the IAM. | The privatization scheme the 751 Retirement Club opposes is ACO REACH, formerly called direct contracting entities (DCE). It is a pilot program in whic…

_____ (2022-07-01). National strike in Ecuador completes 15 days, struggle continues. popularresistance.org Monday, June 27 marked 15 days since the beginning of the national strike in Ecuador against the right-wing government of President Guillermo Lasso and his neoliberal economic policies. Since June 13, hundreds of thousands of people have been organizing protests and roadblocks across the country with a set of 10 demands that support the working class in the face of rising inflation and cost of living. | On Monday, under the banner of "There are 10 demands, not 10 cents", members of various peasant, Indigenous and Afro-descendant organizations held a massive march in capital Quito to mark 15 days of the national s…

_____ (2022-07-01). Studying the Venezuelan Approach to Learning. popularresistance.org The merits of the Bolivarian system are plain to see through the country having one of the highest educational progress rates in Latin America and a truly comprehensive system funded by the Venezuelan government led by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. | In order to understand the Venezuelan education system, it is necessary to examine both its foundations and the reality of education under the illegal US sanctions.

_____ (2022-07-01). There are Hungry People. There are Hungry People. popularresistance.org The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) reports that, every minute, a child is pushed into hunger in fifteen countries most ravaged by the global food crisis. Twelve of these fifteen countries are in Africa (from Burkina Faso to Sudan), one is in the Caribbean (Haiti), and two are in Asia (Afghanistan and Yemen). Wars without end have degraded the ability of the state institutions in these countries to manage cascading crises of debt and unemployment, inflation and poverty. Joining the two Asian countries are the states that make up the Sahel region of Africa (especially Mali and Niger…

Amarynth (2022-07-01). ‚ĺÔ∏è We Are Z. thesaker.is By Batiushka for the Saker Blog The Schloss Elmau, 'a Luxury Spa Retreat and Cultural Hideaway' was a very suitable location at the end of June 2022 for the G7…

Amarynth (2022-07-01). Europe fails with German help. thesaker.is by Jorge Vilches for the Saker Blog Robert Habeck, Vice-Chancellor of Germany and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, jointly with Annalena Baerbock — Germany ¥s Anglophile Minister of…

Amarynth (2022-07-01). Sitrep Operation Z: SloMo Collapse. thesaker.is By Saker Staff for the Saker Blog Let us deal with Snake Island first as the level of noise is unbelievable. Snake Island in the Black sea will remain under…

Ann Brown (2022-07-01). The Art And Profiteering Of Death: 100 Rappers Who Were Murdered. moguldom.com There's a half-joke that being a hip-hop artist is the most dangerous job in the world, based on the growing list of rappers who were murdered. Looking back over the 40-plus decades of the genre and reviewing the numerous murders of hop-hip artists — big and small — the saying seems more true than not. …

Ann Brown (2022-07-01). Family Of Emmett Till: After Discovery Of Original Arrest Warrant, We Want Lying Accuser Arrested. moguldom.com The unserved warrant for a white woman in the 1955 kidnapping of Black teenager Emmett Till was discovered by a team searching a Mississippi courthouse basement for evidence about Till's lynching by a white mob in August 28, 1955. Now relatives of Till want the police to finally arrest the woman nearly 70 years later. The warrant …

Ann Brown (2022-07-01). Ohio Police Murder Black DoorDash Delivery Driver After Firing 90 Bullets, Hitting Him 60 Times. moguldom.com Jayland Walker was a DoorDash delivery driver in Akron, Ohio. He was 25. On June 27 at around 12: 30 am, police say they tried to pull him over for a traffic equipment violation. By the end of his interaction with the police, Walker had been shot at 90 times and was dead. His family is …

Dana Sanchez (2022-07-01). JP Morgan: Americans Are Having Trouble Paying Bills And Taking On Debt With A Vengeance. moguldom.com As Americans struggle at paying their bills and inflation reaches 40-year high, consumer borrowing in the U.S. is also on the rise. The general Consumer Price Index for urban U.S. consumers rose 8.6 percent year-on-year in May 2022, the fastest annual rate since December 1981, driven by a 34.6 percent increase in energy prices and …

Editor2 (2022-07-01). Gujarat Carnage in India: Human Rights Defenders as Culprits. orinocotribune.com By Ram Puniyani &#1 ; Jun 28, 2022 | The Supreme Court in its judgment the case of Zakia Jafri vs. State of Gujarat dismissed the petition filed by Zakia Jafri. Zakia Jafri had called for an investigation into the conspiracy to hatch the events which resulted in the massive carnage in Gujarat following the Godhra train burning on the morning of 27th February 2002. While dismissing this Supreme Court also went on to put the blame on the human rights defender, Teesta Setalvad and few state officials (R.B. Sreekumar, Sanjiv Bhatt) for creating sensation and making baseless false revelations. Judgment was scathing ag…

Editor (2022-07-01). Patrick Lawrence: The Power of Images. scheerpost.com Illustration by Mr. Fish — "REALITY, Inc." | By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost | In "Lying in Politics: Reflections on the Pentagon Papers," an essay she published in The New York Review of Books in 1971, Hannah Arendt wrote of a phenomenon she called "defactualization." Facts are fragile, the late political philosopher argued, in that they tell no story in themselves. This leaves them vulnerable to the manipulations of storytellers. "The deliberate falsehood deals with contingent facts," Arendt wrote, "that is, with matters which carry no inherent truth within themselves, no necessity to be a…

Editor (2022-07-01). The Disappearance of Meghan Marohn. scheerpost.com By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | There is a national epidemic of missing girls and women. This is the story of a friend who has become one of these grim statistics. | A few days before Meghan Marohn, a 42-year-old English teacher at Shaker High School in Latham, New York, disappeared, she confided to friends that she had gone into hiding to escape from a man who had "brutally harassed and intimidated me because I wouldn't sleep with him." She said she was too afraid to stay at home, especially when she saw him drive by her house. She was granted a leave from teaching and camped out at The Red Lion…

Fight Back (2022-07-01). Hope for Colombia: An interview with James Jordan about the election of Petro. fightbacknews.org On June 19, Gustavo Petro won the second round of the Colombian presidential election with over 50% of the vote. This is a historic victory because Colombia, unlike many other South American countries, including neighboring Venezuela, doesn't have a history of leftists winning office. | For more than 52 years now the U.S. has backed the wealthy Colombian oligarchy against revolutionaries of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People's Army) and ELN (National Liberation Army) who are fighting for national liberation against U.S. imperialism. There was a brief negotiated peace in 1985 and le…

Fight Back (2022-07-01). Tampa rallies in support of abortion rights. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On June 25, over 300 people gathered on the corner of a busy intersection near the University of South Florida to protest the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. The crowd, led by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Tampa Bay Community Action Committee (TBCAC), march along the street and were met with strong support from commuters passing by. | "It terrified me that the right to bodily autonomy would no longer be a right," said Laura Rodriguez of TBCAC. "Getting on birth control no longer felt like a choice." | Florida has a trigger law, House Bill 5 (HB5), that will criminali…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-01). Ecuador: 18 Days of Social Unrest Ends in the Signing of the "Pacification Act" of Betrayal. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Beginning of the signing of the Act Nobody knows the subsequent impact that this signed Act will have… Although we know that after every act of pacification comes the political and legal chastisement against the indigenous leaders (as happened in 2019). The only certainty is that the difficult situation of the peoples of…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-07-01). Georgia Sen. Warnock Has Double-Digit Poll Lead Over Herschel Walker. moguldom.com Incumbent Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock made history when he was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2020 and a new poll suggests he is likely to retain his seat. A poll released on June 29 by Quinnipiac University shows Warnock, who is a Democrat, has a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger Herschel Walker. This …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-07-01). R Kelly Placed on Suicide Watch After Lengthy Prison Sentence of 30 Years for Sex Abuse. moguldom.com Disgraced R&B singer and songwriter R Kelly has been placed on suicide watch after he was sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering and sex trafficking crimes. Kelly, 55, received the lengthy sentence on Wednesday, June 29. His suicide watch was announced by his attorney Jennifer Bonjean, who said the musician isn't suicidal, CNN …

Karina Garcia (2022-07-01). Roe reversed: How we got here, how to fight and win! liberationnews.org For the last years the right wing has been steadily organizing and strategizing for this moment.

Margaret Flowers (2022-07-01). Lessons from Colombia: A Victory for the People. orinocotribune.com By Margaret Flowers &#1 ; Jun 27, 2022 | On June 19, Colombians elected the first leftist president and the first Afro-Colombian vice president in history. This was possible, despite being in a repressive state, because of a strong national social movement that organized an effective national strike in the spring of 2021. Clearing the FOG speaks with Charo Mina Rojas, an Afro-Colombian human rights defender and leader in the 2016 peace process, about this victory, the obstacles they faced and how they will counter efforts by the wealthy class to prevent further progress. Activists in the United States have much t…

SAM (2022-07-01). Tax the Rich, House the Homeless. inequality.org

Staff (2022-07-01). The Truth About Venezuela's Boeing Cargo Plane Hijacked in Argentina (Interview). orinocotribune.com The grounding of a Boeing 747-300 of the Venezuelan cargo company Emtrasur and the court case initiated against its crew members by Argentinian authorities is a component of Venezuela's political persecution by the United States, since there are no legal or technical reasons for such measures. | This was one of the conclusions reached during an interview that Telesur journalist Madelein García and Venezuelan political analyst Miguel àÅngel Pérez Pirela held with the president of Emtrasur, Major César Pérez, and with one of the crew members in Argentina, Emtrasur's Finance Manager Mario Arraga. | In the cour…

Staff (2022-07-01). National Assembly of Venezuela Approves Special Economic Zones Law. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, June 30, the Venezuelan National Assembly unanimously approved the Special Economic Zones Bill on second discussion. | "It is approved by an evident qualified majority, consequently the Organic Law of Special Economic Zones is declared sanctioned and is immediately submitted to the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice, in accordance with the provisions of article 203 of the Constitution of the Republic, for the purposes of its analysis to be sent to the Executive and then it will be issued by the National Executive," said the president of the National Assembly, Jorge Rodríguez.

Staff (2022-07-01). Middle East out of America's control: senior cleric. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Hojatoleslam Seyyed Ali Akbar Aboutorabi Fard, this week's Friday Prayers leader in Tehran said that the Middle East region is out of American's control and is now in the hands of the Muslim nations.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Colombia pone fin a la alerta epidemiológica por la pandemia. telesurtv.net Tras 25 meses de alerta sanitaria, Colombia espera regresar a la normalidad, a pesar de registrarse más de 25.000 casos activos de coronavirus.

____ (2022-07-01). "National Marriage Week" marked in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — On the anniversary of Imam Ali's marriage to Prophet's daughter Fatimah (PBUH), ceremony to commemorate "National Marriage Week" was held in Vahdat Hall of Tehran on Friday with participation of President Ebrahim Raeisi.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-01). Iran still not optimistic about US removal of sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — A member of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said while some hope to see US remove the sanctions, he is not too optimistic.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Nicaragua y Costa Rica mantienen alerta ante avance de tormenta tropical. telesurtv.net La Comisión Nacional de Emergencias de Costa Rica declaró la alerta roja en 12 cantones del país ante el impacto de la tormenta tropical.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic, Sheba Medical Center sign agreement to accelerate health technology growth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn., and TEL AVIV, Israel — Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center have signed an agreement that will make it easier to share health technology and support early stage startup companies. This collaboration will create an environment that enables rapid product development in the U.S. and Israeli markets, allowing technologies to be established and launched to transform health care delivery for all. The initial focus of this collaboration will be on cross referral and…

Leslie Feinberg (2022-07-01). War, sexual freedom and fascism in Germany — Lavender and Red 4 & 5. workers.org In addition to the legislative attacks on women, gender-nonconforming people and LGBTQ+ lives, in June white-supremacist groups like the Proud Boys have attempted a military-style raid on Pride in the Park in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and invaded public libraries— in Wilmington, North Carolina, and San Lorenzo, California — to disrupt . . . |

Betsey Piette (2022-07-01). Prison hunger strikers challenge solitary torture. workers.org Bulletin: WW received notice of a new letter from Michael Rivera who wrote: "While active participants in the hunger strike are down to 7 to 10 individuals, around 45 to 50 people in the IMU unit are refusing to do anything with the program, saying 'without us there is no . . . |

Jenny Breen (2022-07-01). Right-Wing Supreme Court Imperils Democratic Self-Governance. commondreams.org A powerful and reactionary judiciary at work alongside a dysfunctional Congress and hamstrung bureaucracy is a recipe for disaster.

____ (2022-07-01). More than 50 percent of 134 Class A tourist attractions in Shanghai reopen. ecns.cn More than 50 percent of 134 Class A tourist attractions in Shanghai reopened with controlled capacity on Friday amid the city's return to normalcy.

Jon Queally (2022-07-01). 'We Will Fight! We Will Win!': Nearly 200 Abortion Rights Defenders Arrested in DC. commondreams.org "If people don't see the rage," said one woman at the protest, "nothing changes."

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Deslizamiento de tierra en el norte de Perú destruye 1 casas. telesurtv.net El ministro de defensa peruano confirmó que habría un anciano fallecido y una persona desaparecida a causa del derrumbe en el norte de Perú.

____ (2022-07-01). Hong Kong will achieve even greater accomplishments: Xi. ecns.cn HONG KONG, July 1 (Xinhua) — President Xi Jinping on Friday expressed the belief that with the strong support of the motherland and the solid implementation of "one country, two systems," Hong Kong will achieve even greater accomplishments."ÄÄ"ÄÄAt the meeting celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inaugural ceremony of the sixth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Xi said ensuring the continued success of the practice of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong is an integral part of the historical process of th…

Michael Waldman (2022-07-01). Sham 'Originalism' of Right-Wing Court Has Become Direct Threat to Democracy. commondreams.org The constitutional theory is now a threat to modern life.

A Guest Author (2022-07-01). Mumia Abu-Jamal honored in France. workers.org This slightly edited story was posted by Bea Phi from prisonradio.org on June 4. Jamal Jr. is the grandson of the African American political prisoner, Mumia Abu-Jamal. Jamal Jr. and artist Mustapha Boutadjine, left, in Paris June 4 On June 4, Jamal Jr. and Brenda Arjona honored the French "LibeÃÅrons . . . |

WSWS (2022-07-01). Frustration builds among West Coast dockworkers as ILWU keeps them on the job past contract expiration. wsws.org Twenty-two thousand West Coast dockworkers are being kept on the job after their contract expired at midnight Friday morning without a new deal.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Presidente chileno lanza plan contra la violencia e inseguridad. telesurtv.net El presidente Gabriel Boric señaló que el plan de seguridad consta de 33 medidas para hacer frente al aumento de la violencia e inseguridad.

Staff (2022-07-01). Aerolínea OWG comenzó vuelos directos entre Canadá y Holguín. cubadebate.cu La aerolínea canadiense OWG comenzó a operar este 30 de junio vuelos directos entre Toronto y Montreal y el Aeropuerto Internacional Frank País, de la provincia de Holguín. Los nuevos itinerarios estarán en servicio hasta octubre próximo. Así llegan a 23 los arribos semanales de aeronaves extranjeras a la terminal aérea holguinera.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). Presidente Castillo renuncia a militancia de partido Perú Libre. telesurtv.net La decisión del mandatario se anunció tras la solicitud realizada por el partido Perú Libre.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Welcome summer with 5 summer safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's officially the first weekend of summer and extreme temperatures continue to affect many parts of the U.S. "It's important to protect yourself and your family from high temperatures and humidity," says Dr. Brittany Beel, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician. "Heat exhaustion can result if your body cannot regulate itself. Basically, it overheats. The good news is that it's preventable." Left untreated, heat exhaustion can result in heatstroke. And, too much sun can lead…

Michael Petrelis (2022-07-01). Friday 7/1: Speakout: Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

Labor Video Project (2022-07-01). Arms stretched out to Durban, to RETUSA, to dockers internationally… indybay.org South African dockers from Durban gave solidarity greetings to ILWU Local 10 longshore workers and the community against the privatization and destruction of the Howard Terminal in the Port Of Oakland. In response ILWU Local 10 past president Trent Willis and ILWU Local 10 member Aaron Wright thanked Duban dockers.

Jon Queally (2022-07-01). NARAL Pro-Choice Endorses Fetterman—Who Vows to End Senate Filibuster to Protect Abortion Rights. commondreams.org "We know we can count on him to boldly fight for abortion rights and access," said the head of one of the nation's largest reproductive rights advocacy groups.

Reproductive Rights Watch (2022-07-01). Fast Action on Hearing Supreme Court Decision in San Jose. indybay.org On the day of the bad news, that Roe had been overturned, the South Bay was sad. Same day action found many in City Hall Plaza.

Staff (2022-07-01). Archivo CD: CIGB, uno de los proyectos descomunales de Fidel. cubadebate.cu El Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología de Cuba (CIGB), que arriba hoy a su aniversario 36, es una institución insigne de la ciencia, con grandes resultados y miles de calificaciones positivas. Para celebrar este aniversario, Cubadebate comparte un material sobre el vínculo estrecho de Fidel con la industria biotecnológica cubana.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches. Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches can develop gradually…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-01). Iranian center to host seminar on threats against coop. in ME. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — An Iranian research center in cooperation with Tehran-based SBU university will host a conference virtually dubbed "New Transnational Threats Towards Regional Cooperation in the Middle East" on July 5.

____ (2022-07-01). Xi leaves Hong Kong after attending HKSAR anniversary celebrations. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping left by train Friday after attending a meeting marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-01). Argentina confirma sexto caso de viruela símica. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias de Argentina indicaron que el paciente es un joven de 25 años de edad y permanece en aislamiento.

Staff (2022-07-01). Natación inaugura el medallero cubano en los I Juegos del Caribe. cubadebate.cu Como era esperado, la natación le dio a Cuba sus primeras medallas en los I Juegos del Caribe, que desde este martes vivieron su inauguración en Guadalupe. El primer título de la Mayor de Las Antillas lo aportó el jovencito Rodolfo Falcón Jr., gracias a un crono de 16: 01.05 en su prueba predilecta de los 1500m libres.

Staff (2022-07-01). Vale-No vale: Ahorro de recursos hidráulicos, reventa a precios abusivos y combustibles. cubadebate.cu Cubadebate continúa con su sección Vale-No vale para reconocer, una vez más gracias a los comentarios y correos de los lectores, todo aquello que vale porque mejora nuestras vidas, desarrolla el país o nos hace mejores ciudadanos, y señalar también todo lo que no vale y merece ser cambiado.

____ (2022-07-01). China to inspect enforcement of Foreign Investment Law. ecns.cn The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee announced Thursday that it will launch an inspection of the enforcement of the Foreign Investment Law.

Brenda Norrell (2022-07-01). Toronto World Mining Conference: Indigenous Murdered while Corporations Lure Natives. indybay.org While Indigenous are being assassinated around the world for defending their homelands from mining, the world's largest mining conference was held in Toronto. Outside the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Indigenous protested the loss of lives, land and clean rivers. Inside the world mining conference, four Native people spoke who are now on the boards of notorious mining companies.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-01). Texas Panel Denounced Over Attempt to Rebrand Slavery as 'Involuntary Relocation'. commondreams.org One progressive group called the proposal "a blatant attempt to whitewash history to fit a racist worldview."

David Giesen (2022-07-01). Monday 6/27: July 4th: A week out, a weak out: ignoring land's peculiarities in the USA's freedom story. indybay.org Zoom and live. | Zoom: zoom.us/j/91861182701?pwd=U01GRmkrcGlCSk… | Live: Notable House, 189 Ellsworth St. SF…

____ (2022-07-01). Xi hopes Hong Kong people will jointly uphold harmony, stability. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping on Friday expressed the hope that all Hong Kong people jointly uphold harmony and stability in pursuit of a better life.

WSWS (2022-07-01). US Steel announces layoffs at Granite City Works in Illinois. wsws.org US Steel announced plans to lay of nearly a thousand workers at its Granite City Works mill in Illinois while it reports massive profit gains and enters into contract negotiations with the United Steelworkers.

John Bachtell (2022-07-01). Muertes de camiones de migrantes en San Antonio prueban la necesidad de una reforma migratoria. peoplesworld.org Las horribles muertes de 53 inmigrantes en San Antonio, Texas, amontonados en un camión de 18 ruedas sin aire acondicionado en un calor sofocante de 100 grados es otro recordatorio impactante del sistema de inmigración obsoleto, injusto e inhumano de la nación. Las políticas basadas en la criminalización de los migrantes y la militarización de …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

Nitza Soledad Perez (2022-07-01). Florida judge temporarily blocks state abortion law. america.cgtn.com See how Florida's 15-week abortion law has been blocked by a judge.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-01). Government backs youth's marriage: president Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — The President issued orders to facilitate the payment of marriage loans to young people, to provide government facilities and cultural centers for young people to marry, as well as to hand over land and pay loans.

____ (2022-07-01). Iraq's Hash al-Sha'abi force arrest Speicher garrison butcher. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, forces managed to arrest one of the main perpetrators of Camp Speicher massacre in Iraq on Friday.

TeleSUR, ysm, SH (2022-07-01). Anuncian fecha de edición del Festival Internacional Cervantino. telesurtv.net La próxima edición del festival, llevará a la escena mexicana 115 proyectos artísticos de 34 naciones europeas, latinoamericanas, asiáticas y africanas.

Carson Robb (2022-07-01). 'No Jim Crow in the IWO': America's radical Depression-era mutual aid society. peoplesworld.org The Great Depression was among the most spectacular failures of capitalism. The unprecedented and unregulated expansion of corporate greed during the roaring 1920s led to the creation of several mass monopolies on a scale never seen in human history. The stock market expanded exponentially into previously quiet Main Street economies. Smaller hometown hospitals and schools …

Albert Bender (2022-07-01). Indian boarding schools report details horror of Indigenous dispossession and genocide in U.S. peoplesworld.org The recent Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report has garnered mixed responses, ranging from being characterized as "monumental" to being said to "leave key questions unanswered." I would agree with both assessments, but would not fault the report with criticism. It indeed is "monumental" in that it is the first report of its kind in which the U.S. government admits responsibility …

Peter Maiden (2022-07-01). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Iran's Revolutionary Guard Deployed Air Defense Systems In Syria — Report. southfront.org Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) deployed air-defense systems in Syria as a part of a joint project with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), al-Arabiya reported on July 1, citing Western intelligence sources. | According to the UAE-based news channel, the project is meant to protect IRGC assets in Syria from Israel's repeated aerial attacks. | Al-Arabiya said that the project is led by Farid Muhammad Thaqa'i, a senior officer of the IRGC Aerospace Forces. The officer visited the Syr…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-07-01). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

WSWS (2022-07-01). SEP (Australia) public meeting: Oppose British extradition order: Fight to free Julian Assange! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party calls on workers, students and professional people to attend its online meeting on Sunday July 10, at 3 p.m. AEST to mobilise to defend and free Julian Assange.

Staff (2022-07-01). Presentan anteproyecto de ley de la Contraloría General de la República. cubadebate.cu El anteproyecto de ley de la Contraloría General de la República (CGR) y del Sistema de Control Superior de los Fondos Públicos y de la Gestión Administrativa, fue presentado esta mañana en la sede de dicha institución en La Habana. La ley, que regulará las funciones constitucionalmente asignadas a la Contraloría General como órgano superior de fiscalización estatal.

TeleSUR, yart, DRL (2022-07-01). Rusia anuncia respuesta recíproca a expansión militar de OTAN. telesurtv.net El presidente Vladímir Putin remarcó que la Alianza es solo una herramienta política de Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-07-01). Juez brasileño emite prórroga para evitar desalojos. telesurtv.net Para la coordinación nacional del Movimiento de los Trabajadores Sin Hogar, la prohibición de los desalojos marca un hito en Brasil.

____ (2022-07-01). Xi stresses creating more opportunities for Hong Kong young people to grow and shine. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed more efforts in helping young people in Hong Kong overcome difficulties and creating more opportunities for them to grow and shine.

____ (2022-07-01). John Lee sworn in as HKSAR's sixth-term chief executive. ecns.cn John Lee was sworn in here on Friday as the sixth-term chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Anonymous103 (2022-07-01). Why America's Nuclear Threat To Russia Now Is Bigger Than The Soviet Nuclear Threat To America Was In The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. southfront.org Written by Eric Zuesse During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, the central issue was how short America's available reaction-time to a…

Schools & Labor Against Privatization (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/9: SLAP Oakland Ed Conf: Fight Against the Destruction of Public Education & Public Services. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 | 99 Hengenberger | Oakland, Ca…

Staff (2022-07-01). Cuba reporta 22 nuevos casos de COVID-19 e igual número de altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 30 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 315 pacientes, sospechosos 196 y confirmados activos 119. En el día en Cuba para la covid-19 se realizaron un total de 2 430 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 22. El país acumula 13 964 854 muestras realizadas y 1 106 045 positivas. Se dieron 22 altas médicas.

Eric A. Gordon (2022-07-01). 'The Beautiful People': America's toxic epidemic of hypermasculinity. peoplesworld.org LOS ANGELES — "It's the late '90s and you're hanging out in the basement of an average home, somewhere in suburban America, with two teenagers as they stay up on a school night; chugging soda, watching MTV and preparing for the future. As the morning approaches, their seemingly innocent sleepover reveals another purpose…what are they …

____ (2022-07-01). Xi stresses implementation of 'patriots administering Hong Kong' principle. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping emphasized on Friday the implementation of the principle of "patriots administering Hong Kong."

Emir Sader (2022-07-01). La derecha latinoamericana está derrotada. globalizacion.ca La derecha latinoamericana ha tenido dos picos en las últimas décadas. En el primero, implementó dictaduras militares en algunos de los países más importantes del continente. Si se enfrentó abiertamente a la democracia, se mostró identificada con la represión, la…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-07-01). SF Protest Demands National Abortion Rights. indybay.org Restaurant goers applaud marchers…

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-07-01). OMS reforzará laboratorios en àÅfrica para detectar viruela símica. telesurtv.net La OMS indicó que, hasta el pasado 28 de junio, en el continente africano se notificaron 1.821 casos en 13 países.

TeleSUR, mcs, MER (2022-07-01). Fuerzas de Israel detienen a 15 palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Según la Asociación de Derechos Humanos y Apoyo a los Prisioneros Palestinos, actualmente hay 4.4 presos políticos en cárceles israelíes.

Steve Zeltzer (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/9: The Fight Against the Destruction of Public Education and Public Services. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 Hall, 99 Hegenberger Rd., Oakland,…

____ (2022-07-01). Party growing in appeal with nation's youth. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China is demonstrating strong vitality and vigor, with a large number of outstanding young people joining its organizations each year to carry forward its cause, a senior Party official said on Thursday, one day ahead of the 101st anniversary of the Party's founding.

Staff (2022-07-01). Este sábado la sala polivalente "Ramón Fonst" acogerá feria deportiva. cubadebate.cu El proyecto de desarrollo local (PDL) Deporte Total convoca a su feria deportiva este sábado 2 de julio en la capitalina sala polivalente "Ramón Fonst" desde las 9: 00 de la mañana. Se podrá disfrutar de exhibiciones de masajes, bailoterapia, demostraciones de yoga, actividades infantiles y otras desarrolladas por los proyectos Vive Más, Molinos de Viento.

Staff (2022-07-01). Radio Reloj: 75 años de información continua. cubadebate.cu Setenta y cinco años después de su fundación, Radio Reloj, una de las 100 emisoras que conforman el Sistema de Medios del Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión, sigue siendo el patrón oficial de tiempo e información para más de 11 millones de cubanos.

Toward increased Networking (2022-07-01). Online events with Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis & others. indybay.org Here are about a dozen online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 9 am tomorrow, June 29th), featuring people such as Kate Raworth, Vandana Shiva, Bayo Akomolafe, Jeremy Corbyn, Yanis Varoufakis, Erwin Chemerinsky, Deborah Archer and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-01). Xi Jinping preside actos por retorno de Hong Kong a China. telesurtv.net El mandatario chino solicitó a las autoridades de Hong Kong garantizar que los frutos del desarrollo lleguen a toda la ciudadanía de la región especial.

Mark Niu (2022-07-01). Pickleball becomes the fastest growing sport in the U.S. america.cgtn.com Pickleball has become one of the most fastest growing sport in the U.S. find out why.

____ (2022-07-01). Tehran-Riyadh next meeting to be held at 'diplomatic level'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Unlike the previous five meetings between held between Iranian and Saudi officials, the next meeting between the two sides will be held at "diplomatic level", an Iraqi official was quoted as saying.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-07-01). Teamsters: 23,000 freight train engineers voting on strike authorization. peoplesworld.org CLEVELAND—Some 23,000 rail freight engineers nationwide, Teamsters members who—like other rail unionists—are irate at freight railroads' refusal to discuss workers' needs and demands, are voting on whether to authorize a strike. If the authorization passes, it would give the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen/Teamsters leadership the OK to approve a strike should federal mediation …

Staff (2022-07-01). Sincronizan termoeléctrica Guiteras con el sistema electroenergético nacional. cubadebate.cu La central termoeléctrica Antonio Guiteras, de Matanzas, sincronizó con el sistema electroenergético nacional (SEN) al final de la tarde de este jueves. Se informó que está generando de manera estable por encima de 140 MW y se prevé que aumente paulatinamente hasta llegar a los 240 MW.

Jon Wilson (2022-07-01). U.S. Communists observe drafting of Chile's new democratic constitution first-hand. peoplesworld.org This is the third installment in a series of articles about the visit of the Hello Comrade Project to Chile in the spring of 2022. Hello Comrade is a group within the International Department of the Communist Party USA, a solidarity movement bringing together members of the party in the United States with members of …

____ (2022-07-01). Xi stresses importance of ensuring central authorities' overall jurisdiction, high degree of autonomy in SAR. ecns.cn It is imperative to ensure both overall jurisdiction by the central authorities and a high degree of autonomy in the special administrative region (SAR), Chinese President Xi Jinping said here on Friday.

____ (2022-07-01). Central gov't fully supports HK in maintaining its unique status: Xi. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping on Friday said the central government fully supports Hong Kong in maintaining its unique status on a long-term basis.

TeleSUR, ysm, MER (2022-07-01). República Dominicana registra 1.028 nuevos casos de Covid-19. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento, República Dominicana mantiene 3.845 casos activos y reporta 4.383 decesos desde el inicio de la pandemia en marzo de 2020.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-01). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Iranians Leak Info Of Over 300,000 Israelis After Hacking Travel Booking Websites. southfront.org Iranian hackers had attacked a number of Israeli travel booking websites and managed to obtain the personal information of over 300,000 Israelis, Israel's Privacy Protection Authority confirmed on June 30. | The cyber-attack, which took place two weeks earlier, targeted websites operated by Gol Tours LTD, a tourist company that owns more than 20 travel booking websites. The affected websites include: hotel4u.co.il, booking-hotels.co.il, booking-kibbutz.co.il, mlonot.co.il, noapass.co.il, gol.

WSWS (2022-07-01). Central bankers commit to rate hikes amid growing signs of recession. wsws.org The most aggressive response to what ECB president Christine Lagarde said was a "massive geopolitical shock," leading to high and rising inflation, was delivered by US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan (2022-07-01). With Death of Roe, Progressives Have Just Four Months to Avert Unthinkable Disaster. commondreams.org This dystopian system has been forced on this country's 330 million people by five unelected Republican Supreme Court justices, all of whom have lifetime appointments.

Stephen Brues, Roland Rottenfusser (2022-07-01). There is no alternative to ceasefire negotiations / The rebel within us. indybay.org There is no alternative to negotiations on ceasefires and ceasefires, is there? That is where all the power should be concentrated. If that succeeds, the bombing will also stop.

Ana Perdigón (2022-07-01). Court Case Concerning Stolen Venezuelan Gold Set to Resume. orinocotribune.com The trial regarding the fate of the Venezuelan gold seized in the United Kingdom (UK) will resume between July 13 and 18, at the High Court of London. | According to the British lawyer for the Venezuelan government, Richard Lissack, this new trial will determine the validity of the appointments of the board named by former deputy Juan Guaidó. | This is due to the fact that the Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) invalidated the appointment of Guaidó's board, to which the UK responded by ordering an investigation over whether or not this decision should be accepted. If the appointments are found not to be va…

Staff (2022-07-01). Morales Ojeda recorre centros de interés económico y social de Pinar del Río. cubadebate.cu Roberto Morales Ojeda, miembro del Buró Político y secretario de Organización del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, visitó la UEB Arturo Pérez Mayor del municipio de Pinar del Río donde se recuperan áreas ganaderas en desuso para fomentar la cría de ganado menor y otras especies, como parte de un recorrido por centros de interés económico y social.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-07-01). Presidente mexicano afirma que caso Ayotzinapa se resolverá este año. telesurtv.net El mandatario aseguró que ya saben lo que sucedió y que faltan "algunas cosas" para complementar la investigación.

TeleSUR, mcs, SH (2022-07-01). Rusia acusa a OTAN de violar acta sobre relaciones de seguridad. telesurtv.net Las declaraciones del canciller ruso tienen lugar luego que la OTAN decidieron reforzar el flanco oriental y las fuerzas de respuesta.

____ (2022-07-01). Hong Kong should keep strengthening momentum of development: Xi. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping said on Friday he hopes Hong Kong will keep strengthening the momentum of development.

____ (2022-07-01). Nine killed at protests against military rule in Sudan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Nine people were reported killed as huge crowds took to the streets of Sudan amid a communications blackout to rally against the country's military leadership that seized power eight months ago.

Staff (2022-07-01). Con Filo: Mi cuerpo, mi decisión (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Sobre las consecuencias de suprimir los derechos de las mujeres y los múltiples análisis que pueden hacerse alrededor del fenómeno se debatió este jueves en el programa Con Filo, que centró su atención, entre otros temas, en el cese del aborto como derecho constitucional en Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). Bolivia anuncia medidas de protección ante quinta ola de Covid-19. telesurtv.net La nueva disposición entrará en vigencia desde el primero de julio hasta el 31 de agosto.

____ (2022-07-01). Xi expects HKSAR gov't to take more effective steps to address difficulties in people's lives. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping Friday said he expects the sixth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to take more effective steps to address difficulties in people's lives.

WSWS (2022-07-01). Ascension St. John Hospital fires lab technicians after signing outsourcing contract with Labcorp. wsws.org As described by a veteran lab worker from St. John Hospital in the Detroit area, the deal between Ascension Health and Labcorp means that hospital technicians are being terminated and they must reapply for their jobs with the laboratory services contractor.

____ (2022-07-01). President Xi arrives in Hong Kong for anniversary celebrations. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan wave to the welcoming crowd upon their arrival in Hong Kong, south China, June 30, 2022.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran FM Amir-Abdollahian to visit Syria on Saturday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Friday evening announced that Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will visit Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday July 02 to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual interest.

Staff (2022-07-01). Estudio: Ondas atmosféricas por erupción de enero en Tonga dieron la vuelta al mundo seis veces. cubadebate.cu La erupción del volcán Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha' apai, que en enero pasado se convirtió en una de las más potentes observadas durante la historia de la humanidad, generó ondas que dieron la vuelta al mundo seis veces y alcanzaron 100 kilómetros en la ionosfera. Fue "única en la ciencia observada", tanto en magnitud como en velocidad, según un estudio.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-01). As US Rolls Back Reproductive Rights, Sierra Leone Moves to Decriminalize Abortion. commondreams.org "I'm hopeful today's announcement gives activists in the U.S., and especially Black women given the shared history, a restored faith that change is possible and progress can be made."

____ (2022-07-01). 25th anniversary of HK's return to motherland: Flags fly high over HK. ecns.cn A meeting celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland and the inaugural ceremony of the sixth-term government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region was held on Friday.

____ (2022-07-01). Americans face gender gap in shift to remote work: survey. ecns.cn Women in the United States still face inequality amid the shift to remote work, said a recent report by Fortune, citing McKinsey's American Opportunity Survey that polled 25,000 workers.

____ (2022-07-01). Summer scenery of Pu'er tea plantation in Yunnan. ecns.cn Aerial view shows green scenery of Pu'er tea plantation in Pu'er city, Yunnan Province, June 30, 2022.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

TeleSUR, DRL, MER (2022-07-01). Movimiento indígena y Gobierno ecuatoriano firman acta de paz para el diálogo. telesurtv.net Se establecerá una mesa de diálogo, que tendrá una duración de 90 días, para avanzar en la resolución de otros temas pendientes.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-01). West brought up PMD issue again in recent Doha talks: AEOI. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami said that the Western side brought up the previously resolved Possible Military Dimensions (PMDs) in the recent Doha talks.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran committed to a diplomacy to remove illegal sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN announced that Islamic Republic of Iran believes in multilateral diplomacy that would guarantee effective and verifiable removal of unlawful sanctions imposed against Iran.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran, Russia emphasize enhancing trade-economic relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and Russian Federation stressed the need to increase bilateral relations in the fields of trade and economy.

Kristy Dahl (2022-07-01). Let the Science Show: These Supreme Court Decisions Are Deadly for People and Planet. commondreams.org This month's Supreme Court decisions pushed science from the sidelines all the way back into the locker room.

____ (2022-07-01). Australia imposes sanctions on three Russian ministers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Australia has imposed sanctions on Children's Rights Commissioner for Russian Pres. Maria Lvova-Belova and three Russian ministers as well as on another 12 Russian nationals, according to Australian Department of Home Affairs.

Shotgun Players (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

____ (2022-07-01). Saudis violate ceasefire in Hudaydah over 40 times in a day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Saudi-led coalition has violated the ceasefire in Yemen's Al Hudaydah province 42 times in the past 24 hours.

____ (2022-07-01). Chinese vice president puts forward 4-point proposal on developing China-Philippines ties. ecns.cn

LaborFest (2022-07-01). Rising Up! LaborFest 2022 PDF. indybay.org 2022 LaborFest Calendar PDF…

____ (2022-07-01). Sujiaba trail observation deck opens to visitors. ecns.cn The deck opened to the public on Thursday, offering a unique perspective of the booming megacity in southwestern China. It started from the Tongyuanju Station of Chongqing Rail Transit and ended at Shuangfengshan Road, reducing travel time in the city built on mountains.

____ (2022-07-01). Expansion in air as June PMI back to black. ecns.cn China's factory activity expanded in June for the first time in four months as new orders and production improved, suggesting the country's economic recovery is gathering pace amid better containment of the COVID-19 pandemic and more substantial policy support, officials and experts said on Thursday.

Andrés Villena Oliver (2022-07-01). Bilderberg, la clase dirigente gestiona el nuevo desorden mundial. globalizacion.ca ´Las élites conspiran y Bilderberg es un fiel y ya casi folclórico testigo de ello. No obstante, el silencio creciente en torno a este club podría favorecer su carácter estratégico ª, opina Andrés Villena. | La claustrofobia ideológica acelerada por los confinamientos…

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). Gobierno de Costa Rica insta a la prevención ante tormenta tropical. telesurtv.net La ministra de Educación Pública, Anna Katharina Müller, aseveró que las clases quedarán suspendidas en todo el país a partir del mediodía del viernes.

TeleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-07-01). Facciones políticas en Haití acuerdan continuar el diálogo. telesurtv.net Las coaliciones políticas establecieron los representantes que acudirán a los próximos encuentros negociadores.

____ (2022-07-01). Global oil market needs a rise in Iran supplies: oil minister. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Jeopardizing energy security and heightening market volatility have borne lose-lose outcomes for all players, Iranian Minister of Petroleum said on Friday, adding global oil market needs an increase in Iran oil supply.

Staff (2022-07-01). Falleció el general de división Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja, miembro del Buró Político del PCC. cubadebate.cu Con profundo pesar informamos a nuestro pueblo que en las primeras horas de la mañana de este viernes 1 de julio, como resultado de un paro cardiorrespiratorio, falleció el general de división Luis Alberto Rodríguez López-Calleja, presidente ejecutivo del Grupo de Administración Empresarial de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias.

____ (2022-07-01). (W.E. Talk)Why do we say the population demographics of Xinjiang is a reflection of the development and progress of Xinjiang. ecns.cn Liang Yuchun, Principal of the Higher Institute of Nationality and Society, Xinjiang Normal University, stated in a feature interview with "W.E. Talk" from the China News Service "The development of the population of Xinjiang since the founding of the PRC is world-shaking, historic and continuing." Through analyzing the development of people native to Xinjiang, Yuchun explains his opinion that the improving quality of life in Xinjiang is an obvious result and clear example of social progress.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-07-01). Memorial for 53 migrants grows in Texas. america.cgtn.com Monument to victims of migrant tragedy in San Antonio has been erected, but will that stop the outrage?>

____ (2022-07-01). Iran, Pakistan emphasize developing media coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad stressed the need to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of media.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

____ (2022-07-01). President Xi meets HKSAR chief executive John Lee. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping met with newly inaugurated Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) John Lee on Friday morning, expressing full support for the chief executive and confidence in Hong Kong's future.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-01). Assange Makes Final Appeal Against US Extradition. commondreams.org "If Julian Assange is not free, neither are we," said a protester at a Friday demonstration against the WikiLeaks founder's impending transfer. "None of us is free."

____ (2022-07-01). Chinese FM to attend several high-level international meetings. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will chair the seventh Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Myanmar and attend the G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Indonesia upon invitation.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Turkish Military Deploys Large Reinforcements, Including Battle Tanks, In Key Base In Northern Syria. southfront.org A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018 © Khalil Ashawi / Reuters | On July 1, the Turkish military deployed large reinforcements at a key base in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The base in question is located to the south of the town of Azaz. It is considered to be one the Turkish military largest bases in Syria. The fresh reinforcements included several battle tanks and armored personnel carriers. | The Turkish military and its proxies has been…

Angela (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/2: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "The Guardian of Memory" indybay.org

John Bachtell (2022-07-01). San Antonio migrant truck deaths prove, again, need for real immigration reform. peoplesworld.org The horrific deaths of 53 migrants (so far) in San Antonio, Texas, packed in an unairconditioned 18-wheeler in sweltering 100-degree heat is another shocking reminder of the nation's outdated, unjust, and inhumane immigration system. Policies based on criminalizing migrants and militarizing borders are causing more suffering and death while failing to address the root crisis …

Staff (2022-07-01). Bomberos logran controlar el 90% del incendio registrado en el distrito de Machu Picchu. cubadebate.cu Tras tres días de luchar contra las llamas, bomberos forestales del Servicio Nacional de àÅreas Naturales Protegidas de Perú han logrado controlar cerca del 90 % de un incendio registrado en el distrito de Machu Picchu, informó este jueves el Ministerio de Cultura.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-07-01). How Spooks and Establishment Journalists are Circling the Wagons. libya360.wordpress.com JONATHAN COOK Earlier this month, Russia banned 29 British journalists, including several from the BBC and The Guardian, on the grounds that they were "associated with the defense complex". That claim was not, at least in all cases, quite as preposterous as was widely assumed. In part one of this two-part series, we saw how the Guardian's Luke Harding — one…

____ (2022-07-01). Iran nuclear talks likely to resume after Biden Mideast trip. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Efforts to revive Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, are likely to resume following US President Joe Biden's visit to the region this month, after an intense round of talks held in Qatari capital of Doha.

WSWS (2022-07-01). High-profile Australian rape trial delayed after speech by celebrity journalist. wsws.org Ignoring warnings from the Director of Public Prosecutions, Lisa Wilkinson's speech highlights the contempt of #MeToo campaigners towards presumption of innocence and other basic legal rights.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-07-01). Denuncian 326 secuestros en Haití entre abril y junio del 2022. telesurtv.net El informe del centro de DD.HH. haitiano detalló que 36 de las víctimas secuestradas fueron extranjeros de nueve nacionalidades.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-07-01). Nadador cubano gana primera presea de oro en Juegos del Caribe. telesurtv.net Esta presea dorada representa la primera para delegaciones cubanas en Juegos Multideportivos desde que Hanser García en 2014.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-07-01). NY's "safe harbor" helps women seeking abortion. america.cgtn.com See how New York is helping women seeking an abortion across the country.

WSWS (2022-07-01). Why was there no organized resistance to Trump's January 6 coup? wsws.org New facts as well as old ones point incontrovertibly to the reality that Donald Trump and his accomplices attempted to wipe out the results of a national election and bring down the US government and Constitution on January 6, 2021, seeking to establish a presidential dictatorship.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-07-01). Migrant tragedy in Texas won't be the last. america.cgtn.com See what factors drive undocumented migrants to the U.S.

____ (2022-07-01). Xi stresses importance of improving governance of HKSAR. ecns.cn Enhancing the system and capacity for governance and boosting its efficacy is of pressing importance for the development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), President Xi Jinping said here on Friday.

____ (2022-07-01). 107 bronze artifacts on display in newly upgrade Sangxingdui Museum. ecns.cn A total of 107 sets of bronze relics are on display at the Bronze Hall of Sanxingdui Museum in Guanghan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 30, 2022.

____ (2022-07-01). Fossil reveals pandas ate bamboo with 'false thumb' 6-million-year ago. ecns.cn Fossil of the false thumb dating back to 6-million-year from the late Miocene site of Shuitangba in Yunnan Province reveals the earliest giant panda can manipulate bamboo.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-07-01). Comisión parlamentaria aprueba informe contra presidente peruano. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía peruana desestimó este jueves un recurso presentado en defensa del presidente Castillo ante la acusación por casos de corrupción.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran calls on Iraqi govt. to pursue remaining Hajj affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — While appreciating Iraqi officials' efforts to facilitate Iranian Hajj pilgrims' affairs, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian asked the Iraqi government to pursue the remaining issues pertinent to Hajj affairs.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). Awards recognise remarkable achievements of Imperial staff. imperial.ac.uk Staff at Imperial have been celebrated for their hard work with the Provost's Awards.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Staff (2022-07-01). Se forma la tormenta tropical Bonnie: Debe aproximarse esta noche a las costas de Nicaragua. cubadebate.cu Durante la mañana de hoy la zona de bajas presiones ubicada al este de Nicaragua continúo organizándose mejor y se convirtió en una tormenta tropical nombrada Bonnie, segundo organismo tropical nombrado de la actual temporada ciclónica. En las próximas 12 a 24 horas continuará con similar rumbo, disminuyendo ligeramente su velocidad de traslación.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: What men under 40 should know about testicular cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Men's Health Month, and for young men, it's a good time to recognize the signs of testicular cancer. Approximately 1 of every 250 men in the U.S. will develop testicular cancer, with the average age of 33 at the time of diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCR-az6uphA&#038… Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 09) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-07-01). Iran seriously continuing talks to get sanctions removed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iran's chief negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani is seriously continuing logical, reasonably and active talks and in complete coordination with him to get anti-Iran sanctions removed, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Russian Warplanes Continue To Fly Over US Al-Tanf Base In Southeastern Syria. southfront.org On July 1, a warplane of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) conducted a reconnaissance mission over the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf where the US-led coalition maintains a large garrison, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | Al-Tanf garrison is located right on Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan. Around 200 US troops and some 300 militants of the Revolutionary Commando Army (MaT), a local proxy of the coalition, are usually present at the garrison. | The…

WSWS (2022-07-01). Australia: Tens of thousands of striking teachers protest in Sydney. wsws.org With tensions among educators at "boiling point," union bureaucrats desperately attempted to channel workers' anger into plaintive appeals to the state government.

____ (2022-07-01). Next five years crucial for Hong Kong to break new ground: Xi. ecns.cn The next five years will be crucial for Hong Kong to break new ground and launch a new take-off, President Xi Jinping said here on Friday.

____ (2022-07-01). Yuqie highway opens to traffic in China's largest desert. ecns.cn The highway, connecting Yuli County and Qiemo County, is the third across the Taklimakan Desert, the world's second-largest shifting-sand desert. It has a total length of 334 kilometers, with 307 kilometers passing through the desert.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-07-01). Juan Domingo Perón, un legado a 48 años de su partida. telesurtv.net Juan Domingo Perón es considerado como una de las figuras más importantes y destacadas del panorama político argentino del siglo XX.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). India entrega seis toneladas de medicamentos a Afganistán. telesurtv.net La Cancillería aclaró que estos envíos de ayuda médica fueron entregados a la OMS y al Hospital Infantil Indira Gandhi.

____ (2022-07-01). Major project of China's west-to-east power transmission program starts operation. ecns.cn A major part of China's west-to-east power transmission program kicked off operation Friday, a further boost to the coordinated development among different regions.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). Imperial celebrates links with Vietnam at Education Forum. imperial.ac.uk Imperial celebrated its growing links with Vietnam by hosting the UK-Vietnam Education Collaboration Forum at White City.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-07-01). New device could accelerate the development of T-cell immunotherapies for cancer. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have invented a device that can rapidly select T-cells that are most effective at attacking cancer cells.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). A View on Ukraine's Future from Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Dmitry Plotnikov During his 2019 election campaign, Ukraine's current President Volodymyr Zelensky constantly repeated that his mission was to unite the country and breach the ideological gap between the EU-leaning West and the Russian-speaking East. This was the division that resulted in the declaration of independence by the Donbass republics, in 2014. However, but the…

_____ (2022-06-30). China-Solomon Islands Relations will Change the Balance of Powers in the Pacific. journal-neo.org In April 2022, the world learned that China and the Solomon Islands had concluded a framework security treaty allowing China to deploy its naval forces in a small but strategically important nation in Oceania, just 2,000 km off the coast of the largest state in the South Pacific, Australia. At this point, however, the Chinese …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). Russia Steals the Thunder in 'Wheat War'. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Russian Defense Ministry in Frunzenskaya Embankment, Moscow In a master stroke of military diplomacy, Russian Foreign Ministry announced today that it is "withdrawing" the garrison in Snake Island, the hotly contested Black Sea property from where Ukrainian forces were evicted in March in the early days of Moscow's special military operation. This…

_____ (2022-06-30). How the GCC is Benefitting from the Russia-Ukraine Conflict. journal-neo.org Military conflicts are a deadly — and costly — business, especially for those who fight them directly. But these conflicts also benefit others directly and indirectly. Those involved in the military-industrial complex benefit from both actual and potential conflicts. This has been the most famous story in the US and continues to be in the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). "Partnership in Blue Pacific" to Turn Pacific Islands into Anti-China War Zone. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic In Washington's ongoing efforts to confront and contain China's rise on the global stage, it has announced yet another bloc, the "Partnership in Blue Pacific." The Financial Times in a recent article titled, "US and allies launch initiative to help Pacific Island nations," would claim, regarding the stated objective of the new bloc, that: The…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). Massacre of African Refugees in Melilla Ahead of NATO's Madrid Summit &#1 ; Coincidence? libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni Spain is seeking NATO protection for Melilla, where the massacre occurred, and Ceuta, its other colonial enclave on the North African coast. The NATO Summit has declared irregular migration from Africa to be a threat to the "state security" of its members A key agenda of the Spanish government in the NATO summit…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). Erdogan Gains New Concessions by Ending Veto on Swedish and Finnish NATO Membership. libya360.wordpress.com Paul Antonopoulos Having initially opposed Finland and Sweden joining NATO, Turkey capitulated to significant pressure on June 28 and abandoned its position after coming to a compromise with the two Scandinavian countries. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan planned to use the NATO summit to end Scandinavian support for Kurdish groups in Syria and to lambast…

_____ (2022-06-30). Arab World on the Eve of Joe Biden's Visit. journal-neo.org The Arab world seems to be not only making successful attempts at unification, but also seeking to play a more active role on the international arena. And here Russia's plans to transform the selfish unipolar world into a multipolar one, where the interests of all countries, including the Arab states, would be fully taken into …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). Nicaragua: Working with China. libya360.wordpress.com Latin America Review: We speak to Nicaragua's Minister for International Relations & Greater Caribbean about China, the OAS, and high-quality rum!

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-30). Are We Able to Face the Reality of American Fascism? libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea In front of us, something is unfolding that we don't want to properly see, but that we subconsciously recognize. The warning signs for a fascist crackdown in America have been here for years, if not decades. It's now that they've become too big for much of this country's complacent left to ignore. We're…

JANET (2022-06-30). Ecuador's national strike at a crossroads. iacenter.org By Michael Otto June 27, 2022 Ibarra, Imbabura Province, Ecuador June 26 — The Indigenous-led National Strike in Ecuador that began June 13 enters its third week on June 27, as the people once again show their power in the streets and highways. Roadblocks in 23 provinces have closed every paved road in Ecuador. The masses have said, "Enough!" to banker President Guillermo Lasso and five years of a brutal neoliberal economic war that has deepened the poverty of the Indigenous, peasants and the precarious working poor who labor in the informal economy. Roadblocks are a huge weapon in the hands of the peasants…

JANET (2022-06-30). Title IX weakened by SCOTUS Roe ruling. iacenter.org June 27, 2022 June 23 marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX, the federal legislation mandating equal opportunities for men's and women's participation in education, including sports. The very next day, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down another 50-year-old decision — Roe v. Wade — thus denying women and girls protected by Title IX their bodily autonomy to choose when or whether to bear children. Title IX states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or acti…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombians elect Gustavo Petro, beating right wing. iacenter.org By Martha Grevatt June 29, 2022 Voters in Colombia made history June 19, when they elected the first progressive president in the country's history. Gustavo Petro, previously a legislator and mayor of Bogota and one-time combatant with the M-19 guerrilla army, defeated right-wing candidate Rodolfo Hernández in a runoff election. Petro and Vice President-elect Francia Márquez — an environmentalist and the country's first Afro-Colombian vice president — take office August 7. Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez greet Colombian masses. Petro was previously the highest vote-getter in the May general election…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombian election 'an extraordinary event'. iacenter.org June 29, 2022 Translated by M. Rafael and Daniela Ochoa-Bravo The statement below was issued June 22 by the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army) Segunda Marquetalia on the election of Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, candidates of the Pacto Historico, as the first leftist president and vice president of Colombia. The FARC was founded in 1964 and waged a guerrilla insurgency against the right-wing, pro-imperialist Colombian government until signing a comprehensive peace agreement with the government in 2016. After the 2016 peace agreements, the majority of the FARC units demobilized and…

JANET (2022-06-30). Colombia's election raises hopes for peace. iacenter.org By M. Rafael June 29, 2022 Since the news of Gustavo Petro's victory in the Colombian elections on June 19, a massive sense of jubilation has washed across Colombia and the world over. Colombia for the first time in its history has elected a leftist government, after 80-plus years of nearly unending civil war: between Liberals and Conservatives, Marxist insurgents and the Colombian State, and the Colombian State against its own civilian population. Many believe that this elected administration will be able to do what all others said they would and end this legacy of violence. This is seen clearly in the energy in…

_____ (2022-06-30). Colombia Votes For Vivir Sabroso: Chronicle Of An Historic Election. popularresistance.org The night before the elections, Gustavo Petro participated in a ceremony in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, where indigenous spiritual leaders–Arhuaco, Kankuamo, Kogui, and Yukpas peoples–from the "navel of the world", tuned him with ancestral and natural powers to be president. After the dynamic duo of the "Historic Pact", Petro for President, and Francia Márquez for Vice President, obtained the highest number of votes in a first round in all of Colombian history, on May 29, with 8.5 million, the road to the final election turned into three weeks of high tension, of contending wills and sharp suspense. | Imm…

_____ (2022-06-30). Ecuador: Indigenous Groups Lead National Rebellion Over Inflation. popularresistance.org An alliance of Indigenous organizations in Ecuador have held daily demonstrations after sharp increases in the costs for fuel and food. | The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) began their general strike actions on June 13 after huge price hikes crippled the capacity of rural and urban communities to access transportation and food for their households. | In response to the demonstrations and an assortment of other forms of resistance, President Guillermo Lasso has declared a state of emergency in several provinces of the South American state. The order reads in part that: "To declare a…

_____ (2022-06-30). How Maryland Is Preventing Prisoners From Getting College Degrees. popularresistance.org Education is one of the few rehabilitative options available to incarcerated people, yet all across America prisoners are prevented from pursuing their education. "Atiba" Demetrius Brown, for instance, has been dedicated to improving himself and his post-incarceration prospects by taking correspondence courses while incarcerated in Maryland, but thanks to a draconian new decree by the Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS), Atiba can't take his exams. In this installment of Rattling the Bars, Victor Wallis joins Mansa Musa to discuss the case of "Atiba" Demetrius Brown and the calculated…

_____ (2022-06-30). Industry Insiders Question Louisiana Regulators Over Cleanup. popularresistance.org If you had ventured down a dirt road running through remote marshland along the Gulf Coast in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, at just the right time back in late February, you might have come across a pit of gray muck. Down in that pit, you'd find a contractor welding a steel cap about the size of a dinner plate onto a stub of pipe jutting up from the mud below. | That pipe was the last visible sign of an old oil and gas wastewater well that once dropped over a half-mile deep into the earth, now plugged up and sealed by contractors hired by the state. | For decades, oil and gas companies disposed of millions of barr…

_____ (2022-06-30). The UN Refugee Agency Is Exaggerating The Number Of Nicaraguan Refugees. popularresistance.org Managua, Nicaragua – Two years ago, COHA reported on the manufactured "refugee" crisis around Nicaraguans living in Costa Rica. Now the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is saying that "102,000 people fled Nicaragua and sought asylum in Costa Rica" in 2021. As this article shows, this statement is inaccurate, adding further to the myth that Nicaragua is suffering a refugee crisis. | On June 20, a group called "SOSNicaragua" which is based in Costa Rica, held a conference to mark World Refugee Day. Called "Breaking down walls, building hope," it was addressed by the head of the Costa Rican government's Refugee…

_____ (2022-06-30). Europeans Have Far More Reproductive Freedom Than Americans. popularresistance.org Since the end of Roe v. Wade, numerous European political leaders have lamented the decision. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson labeled the Dobbs decision a "big step backwards," and French President Emmanuel Macron said abortion "must be protected," as his country prepared to place a nationwide right to abortion in its constitution. | In response, conservatives have cried hypocrisy, both to deflect criticism and to cast doubt on European institutions in general. "Many of the leaders who criticized the United States for the decision have laws that are either comparable to the Mississippi law at the center of D…

JANET (2022-06-30). Down with SCOTUS! We will fight back! iacenter.org By Kathy Durkin June 28, 2022 On June 24, the Supreme Court of the United States dealt a stunning blow to over half the country's population when it overturned the right to access legal abortions, granted by the top court 49 years ago in the precedent-setting Roe v. Wade ruling. The court's reactionary majority has denied women and all people who can bear a child equality, bodily autonomy and the right to make medical decisions. Philadelphia, June 24 The dissent from Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan asserts the Court's ruling means: "[F]rom the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no…

_____ (2022-06-30). Teens Work, Drive and Pay Taxes; They Should Be Able To Vote, Too. popularresistance.org The most popular proposal is to give everyone 16 and up the right to vote. In the United States, 16-year-olds are working full-time, paying taxes and driving, so why not voting? And most live with their families, which may be a better time for them to cast their first vote‚Äâ—‚Äârather than when they're in the midst of major life transitions a few years later. | In countries like Scotland and Austria, where 16- and 17-year-olds can vote in some or all elections, the teens vote at higher rates than their slightly older cohorts‚Äâ—‚Äâan…

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