2023-01-27: News Headlines

Arnaud Chiolero (2023-01-28). [Correspondence] Let research guide teaching in medical and public health. thelancet.com The pre-eminence of research over teaching in academic activity might be considered as an inheritance from the Enlightenment and, in the past few decades, from evidence-based medicine. Within this framework, teaching is secondary to research because the former is built, at least in part, on the latter. If teaching outweighs research,1 you might leave space for politics and beliefs, if not religion.

Cameron Sabet, Simar S Bajaj, Fatima Cody Stanford (2023-01-28). [Perspectives] Recruitmentology and the politics of consent in clinical research. thelancet.com Bearing the weight of a traumatic history, medical research is often seen as invasive and harmful by subaltern communities. The term subaltern, originating from postcolonial theory, refers to socio-politically silenced groups that are excluded from inner circles of colonial power. Western academia, however, primarily operates on the pretence of colonialism as a historical phenomenon. This myopia allows academia to overlook its continuing contributions to the legacy of colonialism and avoid responsibility for decolonising efforts.

Daniela Manno (2023-01-28). [Comment] Developing a vaccine against Marburg virus disease. thelancet.com Marburg virus disease is a severe infection in people and non-human primates (NHPs), with a case-fatality rate of 23—90%.1 The disease is caused by the Marburg virus, a member of the Filoviridae family, which includes the viruses responsible for Ebola virus disease.1 Marburg virus disease is extremely rare. Since its discovery in 1967, when two outbreaks occurred simultaneously in laboratories in Marburg and Frankfurt in Germany, and in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia), causing 31 cases and seven deaths, there have been 16 known outbreaks with a cumulative total of fewer than 500 reported cases.

ELEL (2023-01-28). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Schlaich MP, Bellet M, Weber MA, et al. Dual endothelin antagonist aprocitentan for resistant hypertension (PRECISION): a multicentre, blinded, randomised, parallel-group, phase 3 trial. Lancet 2022; 400: 1927—37—For this Article, the PRECISION investigators list has been updated. This correction has been made to the online version as of Jan 26,2023.

Geoff Watts (2023-01-28). [Obituary] Thomas Wilson Meade. thelancet.com Epidemiologist and authority on thrombogenesis and heart disease. He was born in Oxford, UK, on Jan 21, 1936 and died of a lower respiratory tract infection in London, UK, on Oct 24, 2022 aged 86 years.

Kazuhiko Ikeda, Koki Ueda (2023-01-28). [Comment] Gaining MOMENTUM against anaemic myelofibrosis. thelancet.com Myelofibrosis is a progressive chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm driven by Janus kinase and signal transducer and activator of transcription (JAK—STAT) pathway activation, mostly due to mutations in JAK2, MPL, and CALR.1 Myelofibrosis arises de novo (primary myelofibrosis) or secondarily from polycythaemia vera and essential thrombocythaemia. Myelofibrosis presents with constitutional symptoms, such as fever, night sweats, and fatigue, accompanied by splenomegaly and either cytopenias or cytoses.

Melinda J Hamer, Katherine V Houser, Amelia R Hofstetter, Ana M Ortega-Villa, Christine Lee, Anne Preston, Brooke Augustine, Charla Andrews, Galina V Yamshchikov, Somia Hickman, Steven Schech, Jack N Hutter, Paul T Scott, Paige E Waterman, Mihret F Amare, Victoria Kioko, Casey Storme, Kayvon Modjarrad, Melanie D McCauley, Merlin L Robb, Martin R Gaudinski, Ingelise J Gordon, LaSonji A Holman, Alicia T Widge, Larisa Strom, Myra Happe, Josephine H Cox, Sandra Vazquez, Daphne A Stanley, Tamar Murray, Caitlyn N M Dulan, Ruth Hunegnaw, Sandeep R Narpala, Phillip A Swanson, Manjula Basappa, Jagada Thillainathan, Marcelino Padilla, Britta Flach, Sarah O'Connell, Olga Trofymenko, Patricia Morgan, Emily E Coates, Jason G Gall, Adrian B McDermott, Richard A Koup, John R Mascola, Aurélie Ploquin, Nancy J Sullivan, Julie A Ake, Julie E Ledgerwood, RV 507 Study Team (2023-01-28). [Articles] Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of the chimpanzee adenovirus type 3-vectored Marburg virus (cAd3-Marburg) vaccine in healthy adults in the USA: a first-in-human, phase 1, open-label, dose-escalation trial. thelancet.com This first-in-human trial of this cAd3-Marburg vaccine showed the agent is safe and immunogenic, with a safety profile similar to previously tested cAd3-vectored filovirus vaccines. 95% of participants produced a glycoprotein-specific antibody response at 4 weeks after a single vaccination, which remained in 70% of participants at 48 weeks. These findings represent a crucial step in the development of a vaccine for emergency deployment against a re-emerging pathogen that has recently expanded its reach to new regions.

Michal Shteinberg, Sameer Kassem, Yochai Adir, Galit Livnat, Natalia Goldberg (2023-01-28). [Clinical Picture] An imaging pitfall: misdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism in a patient with advanced cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis. thelancet.com A 37-year-old woman presented to our emergency room reporting chest pain and palpitations which had woken her up in the early hours of the morning. She was known to be homozygous for a rare and severe form of cystic fibrosis with a mutation, described among Jewish people of Georgian descent, in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator gene: Q359K/T360K. The patient had previous multisystem complications related to her cystic fibrosis—namely pancreatic insufficiency, chronic rhinosinusitis, and advanced bronchiectasis in the upper lung lobes (figure).

Paul Adepoju (2023-01-28). [World Report] New legislation to overhaul mental health care in Nigeria. thelancet.com A new mental health law is hoped to transform care for patients in Nigeria. Paul Adepoju reports from Ibadan, Nigeria.

Richard Horton (2023-01-28). [Comment] Offline: America—a codicil. thelancet.com Yes, the US will remain a dominant force in global health for the foreseeable future. But Shannon K O'Neil, in her provocative book The Globalization Myth, casts doubt on the sustainability of America's influence. First, the positive. The US is wealthy and has vastly skilled human resources to draw on. The country is a global leader in creating and defending a rules-based international order. Industries that depend on technology and discovery science thrive. Logistics are a strength. And the quality of American universities is second to none.

Sandro Vento (2023-01-28). [Correspondence] Medicine should be learned in a conducive environment. thelancet.com Richard Horton argues that an academic health science system must possess societal goals and promote social cohesion and public trust.1 Indeed, medical education should help to promote better health outcomes for vulnerable populations and disadvantaged communities. However, to this end, it is essential that students learn medicine in a conducive environment of public hospitals, community clinics, and health posts.

Sharmila Devi (2023-01-28). [World Report] Mexico bans smoking in public. thelancet.com New legislation to curb the harms of tobacco is among the strongest in the world. Sharmila Devi reports.

Srdan Verstovsek, Aaron T Gerds, Alessandro M Vannucchi, Haifa Kathrin Al-Ali, David Lavie, Andrew T Kuykendall, Sebastian Grosicki, Alessandra Iurlo, Yeow Tee Goh, Mihaela C Lazaroiu, Miklos Egyed, Maria Laura Fox, Donal McLornan, Andrew Perkins, Sung-Soo Yoon, Vikas Gupta, Jean-Jacques Kiladjian, Nikki Granacher, Sung-Eun Lee, Luminita Ocroteala, Francesco Passamonti, Claire N Harrison, Barbara J Klencke, Sunhee Ro, Rafe Donahue, Jun Kawashima, Ruben Mesa, on behalf of MOMENTUM Study Investigators (2023-01-28). [Articles] Momelotinib versus danazol in symptomatic patients with anaemia and myelofibrosis (MOMENTUM): results from an international, double-blind, randomised, controlled, phase 3 study. thelancet.com Treatment with momelotinib, compared with danazol, resulted in clinically significant improvements in myelofibrosis-associated symptoms, anaemia measures, and spleen response, with favourable safety. These findings support the future use of momelotinib as an effective treatment in patients with myelofibrosis, especially in those with anaemia.

Talha Burki (2023-01-28). [World Report] "Unfettered flow": how ProMED-mail keeps the world alert. thelancet.com For almost 30 years, contributors to ProMED-mail have flagged new and emerging infectious threats to health. Talha Burki reports.

The Lancet (2023-01-28). [Editorial] The NHS is sick, but it is treatable. thelancet.com The NHS is 75 years old and is unwell. Patients with a suspected heart attack are waiting five times longer for an ambulance than the 18-min target. In 2022, 347‚Äà707 patients spent more than 12 h in Accident and Emergency departments waiting for a bed, four times as many as in the previous 10 years put together. Excess deaths in 2022 were the highest in 50 years. Record numbers of NHS staff are leaving. Unfortunately, things are likely to get worse before they get better. For the first time in the NHS's history, both nurses and ambulance staff will strike on February 6, unless a deal is reache…

Udani Samarasekera (2023-01-28). [Perspectives] Lynette Denny: women's cancer researcher with global impact. thelancet.com As a young child in apartheid era South Africa, Lynette Denny saw police regularly raid the quarters of her family's domestic staff to find Black people who did not have the documents they were legally required to carry to prove their identity and employment. It left Denny with "a permanent feeling of fear, anxiety, and rage at what people could and did do to others", she recalls. Witnessing the injustice, however, was seminal in defining her path. "Because I was on the White privilege side, I think my whole life I've wanted to undo that, so I stayed in public service, I have worked almost exclusively with Black…

Xin Ni, Zhe Li, Yingying Liu, Guoliang Bai, Xinping Li, Xiao Zhang (2023-01-28). [Correspondence] Improving childhood cancer care in China — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Yaping Wang and Jue Liu for their Correspondence in response to our Article1 about socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and access to health services faced by Chinese children and adolescents.

Yaping Wang, Jue Liu (2023-01-28). [Correspondence] Improving childhood cancer care in China. thelancet.com We read with interest Xin Ni and colleagues'1 study on cancer incidence, and the association between incidence and inaccessibility of health services among children and adolescents in China. The authors found that an estimated 121‚Äà145 cancer cases were diagnosed among children and adolescents in China between 2018 and 2020, and found a positive association between cancer incidence and regional socioeconomic status (p<0 ∑0001).

Editor (2023-01-27). How the Arizona Attorney General Created a Secretive, Illegal Surveillance Program to Sweep Up Millions of Our Financial Records. scheerpost.com New records obtained by the ACLU shed light on the scope of a mass surveillance program keeping tabs on Americans' financial data.

Stephen Janis, Taya Graham (2023-01-27). A cop watcher attended the trial of a corrupt officer, the judge made him pay for it. therealnews.com The trial of Ft. Worth police officer Aaron Dean for the killing of Atatiana Jefferson ended in a conviction for manslaughter and 12-year sentence. But in this episode, PAR investigates how the judge retaliated against supporters of Jefferson's family who attended the trial, throwing one cop watcher in jail for refusing to be sworn in as a witness. | Studio: Stephen Janis | Studio/Post-Production: Stephen Janis, Adam Coley |
| Transcript: | The following is a preliminary transcript and may contain errors. An updated transcript will be made available as soon as possible. | Taya Graham : Hello, m…

Adam Johnson (2023-01-27). Advocating internment camps for homeless people is increasingly mainstream. This should frighten us. therealnews.com

3 Sacramento, Oil & Gas Action Network OGAN (2023-01-27). Thursday 1/26: #StopFossilFuels! End Big Oil's Revolving Door Protest March in Sacramento. indybay.org Meet at FDR Park | 1615 9th Street | Sacramento, CA 95814…

_____ (2023-01-27). Australia aims at strengthening its ties with Indonesia. journal-neo.org The Republic of Indonesia does not actively participate in the present geopolitical game being played on the world stage and strives to maintain harmonious ties with both its immediate neighbors and powerful nations like China, the United States, and Russia. Meanwhile, the fact that Indonesia is a pretty large state with 275 million citizens and …

_____ (2023-01-27). US to Send Abrams Tanks to Ukraine: Will it make any Difference? journal-neo.org The recent announcement that the United States will be sending at least 31 M1 Abrams tanks along with a growing number of German Leopard 2 main battle tanks comes as Ukrainian forces find themselves losing ground across much of the line of contact. Articles like the Guardian's, "US joins Germany in sending tanks to Ukraine …

_____ (2023-01-27). CELAC 2023-Latin American Integration Includes The Voices Of The People. popularresistance.org Founded in 2011, CELAC, or the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, is a multilateral group of 33 countries from across the Western Hemisphere that excludes Canada and the United States It was created to be an alternative forum for Latin American countries. Inaugural leaders, such as Venezuela's Hugo Chávez, envisioned the group as a counterweight to the Washington-based Organization of American States (OAS), which they viewed as dominated by the United States. CELAC, unlike the OAS, allows Cuba to be a member. Its stated goals are to promote regional integration and cooperation. CELAC represents 600…

Agustín Velloso (2023-01-27). Imperialist Democracy: Apical Nazism. dissidentvoice.org News of January 26, 2023, from InfoDefenseEspañol channel: Bundestag deputy Petr Bistron to Olaf Scholz about the transfer of tanks to Ukraine: You have just said goodbye to the fundamental provisions of Germany's post-war foreign policy, Germany's special responsibility towards the world. The slogan 'Never again' meant the refusal to supply weapons to conflict zones. …

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Electric Vehicles Are an Ideologically Driven Economic Misadventure. americanthinker.com The world's energy infrastructures cannot keep pace with the leftists' relentless push for electric vehicles.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). How the Deep State Destroyers Threaten Your Way of Life. americanthinker.com The Destroyers know they have limited time to do their mischief before they're found out. And so they're working hard.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). The Politics of 'Normal'. americanthinker.com Every society defines what is 'normal' and 'acceptable' in order for it to function optimally and be responsive to the needs of its citizens. That said, every society sets limits on what it will tolerate from its citizens…

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Where The U.S. and Israel Make Common Cause. americanthinker.com The American military establishment has not allowed debate over Israel's domestic politics interfere with its national security mission.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Why Preserve a 'World Order' without Freedom? americanthinker.com To create and sustain a "free world," citizens actually have to be willing to stand up to their governments.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). California proposes another wealth tax…on non-Californians! americanthinker.com You can run, but you can't hide.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Facebook allows Trump back…but does he want to return? americanthinker.com Amazingly, the ACLU is on board with Meta's decision.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). It's time to elect Harmeet Dhillon as Party Chair. americanthinker.com The GOP needs to purge the crony class.

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Minnesota House passes legislation establishing unlimited 'right' to abortion on demand. americanthinker.com What do Minnesota's Democrats want? Unfettered abortion! When do they want it? Now!

americanthinker (2023-01-27). Paul Pelosi sold $3 million worth of Google stock a month prior to the DOJ's antitrust lawsuit. americanthinker.com Another reason to ramp up legislation to halt congressional members from engaging in stock trading.

Amiad Horowitz (2023-01-27). years after Paris Peace Accords, Vietnam remembers victory over U.S. imperialism. peoplesworld.org Jan. 27th marks the th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, the agreement which ended the American War in Vietnam, or as it is known in the United States, the Vietnam War. From 1955 to 1973, the United States waged one of the harshest wars in modern history against the Vietnamese people, …

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-27). The Heat: Russia-Ukraine Conflict. america.cgtn.com Russia launches a new wave of attacks, one day after the United States and Germany approve sending battle tanks to Ukraine. Air raid sirens sounded across Ukraine, as Russia pounded the country, including the capital Kyiv, with more than four-dozen missiles. At least 11 people were …

Andrew Chuter (2023-01-27). The housing crisis needs housing action. greenleft.org.au MPs from both major parties have absorbed an investor—style thinking, even towards public housing. Andrew Chuter argues that naàØve economic theories of supply and demand will not fix the homelessness problem.

Angela (2023-01-27). Saturday 1/28: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "On the Doorstep" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Ashley Curtin (2023-01-27). US follows Germany's lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine. nationofchange.org The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-27). Tempting the Banksters: Zelensky Courts US Companies. dissidentvoice.org The transformation of Ukraine into untarnished, saintly victim, symbol of democracy and civil society savaged by brutish Russia, has been nothing less than remarkable. The endemic corruption of a state captured by oligarchic tendencies and its own breed of kleptocrats has somehow gone by the wayside, only interrupted by the occasional symbolic purge by the …

Boston Mayday Committee (2023-01-27). Tuesday 1/31: Report from Peru – Sharpening Class Conflict and Protests. indybay.org Please join the Zoom discussion: us02web.zoom.us/j/85907977991?pwd=YnBPbFFwcStueEJtcEFUVnN6ais0UT09

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-27). After Windfall Profits, Chevron Set to Buy Back $75 Billion in Shares. commondreams.org

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2023-01-27). "Chinese aggression" sure looks an awful lot like U.S. aggression. mronline.org Punchbowl News reports that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is planning a trip to Taiwan, which will be yet another incendiary provocation against Beijing if it occurs. The previous House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, sparked a significant escalation in hostilities with her visit last year, the consequences of which are still reverberating today.

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2023-01-27). Samira's Dream (Ndoto Ya Samira) (2022): Living and Learning Against the Odds. globalresearch.ca

Center for Biological Diversity (2023-01-27). Oil Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Fracking Ban. indybay.org 9th Circuit Refused Previous Request, Upheld Lower Court Decision…

Cindy Farquhar (2023-01-27). Maryland allies amplify the struggle of Starbucks workers at 'sip-in'. peoplesworld.org BEL AIR, Md.—Among the 20 or so people who attended the Starbucks "Sip-In for a Contract" here on January 20, 2023 was Ed Crizer. He's a just-elected Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee member in District 6, the old shipbuilding neighborhood of Baltimore City/County. He says that Baltimore County used to be a union-dense area; even bartenders were unionized …

Codepink (2023-01-27). Statement on the Killing of Tortuguita by Atlanta Police. dissidentvoice.org On January 18th, Tortuguita, a brave and beloved Weelaunee Forest Defender, was killed by Atlanta Police. As people of conscience, as breathers of air, as anti-imperialists, as feminists, pacifists, activists — we condemn this state-sanctioned murder. Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, AKA Tortuguita, is the victim of an expanding and increasingly militarized machine of state violence, …

Counter Protest in San Francisco (2023-01-27). Reproductive Rights Activists Talk Back to "Walk for Life" Marchers. indybay.org Another year (this the 19th) of Walk for Life bussing in folks from parts afar to the city of San Francisco.

Creativity Explored (2023-01-27). Thursday 1/26: RELOVE at Creativity Explored. indybay.org Creativity Explored and Online | 3245 Sixteenth Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-27). Kremlin Says NATO's 'Direct Involvement' in Ukraine War Is 'Growing'. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin said Thursday that the US and NATO's "direct involvement" in the war in Ukraine is "growing" as the Western powers are pledging to send tanks and other equipment. "There have been repeated statements from the European capitals and from Washington that the sending of various weapons systems, including tanks, to Ukraine by no …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-27). US Says ISIS Leader Killed in Somalia Raid. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Thursday said that US forces conducted a raid in northern Somalia that resulted in the killing of a senior ISIS leader, Bilal al-Sudani, in a rare US operation in the country that didn't target al-Shabaab. A Biden administration official quoted by The New York Times said the raid also …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-27). White House Refuses to Say If Ukraine Will Get Toxic Depleted Uranium Ammo. news.antiwar.com The White House refused to say if it will provide Ukraine with Bradley Fighting Vehicles equipped with radioactive depleted uranium rounds, ammunition that is linked to cancer and birth defects. Depleted uranium is typically created as a byproduct of producing enriched uranium and is extremely dense, making it an effective material to pierce the armor …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-27). US Marines Open New Base on Guam to Prepare for Future War with China. globalresearch.ca

David Cronin (2023-01-27). How Israel lobby buys support for war crimes. electronicintifada.net European Parliament members live it up in five-star hotels on Middle East junkets.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Up to 80 pct of Cambodian people celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year: PM. ecns.cn Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said here on Monday that the Chinese Lunar New Year has gained great popularity in the kingdom, estimating that up to 80 percent of the population observe it.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China-made trains enter service in Istanbul's new metro line. ecns.cn A new metro line connecting central Istanbul and the city's new international airport officially opened to the public on Sunday, featuring China-made automated driverless trains that could run up to 120 kilometers per hour.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China issues blue alert for cold wave. ecns.cn China's meteorological authority on Monday issued its blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales across most of the central and eastern regions of the country.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China's power use up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, maintained stable growth in 2022, official data shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China's postal industry registers stable growth in 2022. ecns.cn China's postal industry saw steady expansion in terms of both business revenue and parcels handled in 2022, data from the State Post Bureau (SPB) shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China's coal output increases in December 2022. ecns.cn China's raw coal output posted stable expansion in December 2022, official data showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China's box office bounces back during Spring Festival holiday. ecns.cn On Sunday, Chinese Lunar New Year, a young moviegoer named Lian Cheng watched multiple films at three cinemas near his home in Shanghai.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Ice-snow tourism becoming new 'tradition' for Chinese New Year. ecns.cn Having spent the first day of the Spring Festival holiday at home, He Rui rushed to the ski resort early on the second day and was ready to start the Year of the Rabbit on his snowboard. This enthusiast has mastered the S-turn, and is working on his edging.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China's natural gas output up 6.5% in December 2022. ecns.cn China's natural gas output logged steady growth in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). RMB remains fifth most active currency by value in December: report. ecns.cn The Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), or the yuan, remained the fifth most active currency for global payments by value in December 2022, a report has showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China remains Germany's main supplier of rare earths. ecns.cn Germany's imports of rare-earth metals from China amounted to 49.3 million euros (53.7 million U.S. dollars) in the first eleven months of 2022, accounting for two-thirds of the total imports, the country's Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Laos looks to tourism to drive economic recovery. ecns.cn The Lao government considers tourism as its top priority in revitalizing the economy and the country is preparing to welcome an influx of foreign visitors in 2023, a senior official has said.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Germany approves sending Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. ecns.cn German government decides to supply its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine on Wednesday and green-lighted requests by other countries to do so.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). President Xi delivers video address at CELAC 7th summit. ecns.cn The seventh Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held Tuesday in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Upon the invitation of President Alberto Fernandez of Argentina, the rotating president of CELAC, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a video address at the summit.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Classified documents found at former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's home. ecns.cn "He has agreed to fully cooperate with congressional oversight and any questions we have about the matter," Comer said of Pence, who served as U.S. vice president from January 2017 to January 2021 under Donald Trump.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Foreign leaders extend best wishes for Chinese New Year of Rabbit. ecns.cn As the Chinese New Year of the Rabbit arrives, many foreign leaders have sent their Chinese New Year greetings to the country, the Chinese people and overseas Chinese, and expressed their hope for stronger cooperation with China towards a better future.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). U.S. to test nuclear engine for future Mars missions. ecns.cn NASA and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Tuesday a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, the key steps for sending the first crewed missions to Mars.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Chinese people celebrate Spring Festival holiday amid optimized COVID response. ecns.cn Following the downgrading of China's management of COVID-19, people across the country are merrily celebrating the Spring Festival, one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, with their families.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). China key contributor to Cambodia's development: Cambodian senior official. ecns.cn China is a key contributor to Cambodia's socioeconomic development and poverty reduction, Cambodian Economy and Finance Ministry's Standing Secretary of State Vongsey Vissoth said here on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Pakistan-China red chili project to help uplift Pakistan's agriculture sector. ecns.cn On a fine January morning, Muhammad Sajjad was all smiles after seeing thriving saplings of the Chinese sweet chili at a nursery in a remote farming land of Pakistan's eastern city of Multan.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Clean energy warms up remote mountain village. ecns.cn Home appliances hanging on the wall stood out in many rural houses in Hantianling Village, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). They Say: China's ability to implement controls demonstrates a breakthrough ability in governance. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). They Say: Chinese government values life of its citizens. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). They Say: Some developed countries keep unhappy whether China shifts COVID poliy or not. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2023-01-27). Hopping through time: the rabbit in Chinese culture. ecns.cn

Editor (2023-01-27). U.S. Lawfare and the destabilization of Latin America. mronline.org Brazil-based reporter and author Brian Mier outlines the strategy of lawfare and how it has been used in Latin America, particularly in the Lava Jato investigation.

Editor (2023-01-27). It Is 90 Seconds to Midnight. scheerpost.com This year, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moves the hands of the Doomsday Clock forward, largely (though not exclusively) because of the mounting dangers of the war in Ukraine. The Clock now stands at 90 seconds to midnight—the closest to global catastrophe it has ever been.

Editor (2023-01-27). Jane Olson: Storytelling Exposes Humanity. scheerpost.com

Emir Sader (2023-01-27). Argentina y Brasil asumen el liderazgo de la integración regional. globalizacion.ca Ahora, cuando Brasil y Argentina vuelven a actuar en conjunto, firmando varios convenios y afirmando sus identidades políticas, se proyectará el verdadero peso de esa alianza. La conciencia de la importancia del vínculo entre Brasil y Argentina de parte de…

Fernanda Paixà£o (2023-01-27). Movement leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean meet ahead of CELAC summit in Argentina. greenleft.org.au More than 300 leaders of social organisations, unions and people's movements from across Latin America and the Caribbean gathered ahead of the CELAC meeting, reports Fernanda Paixà£o.

Fight Back (2023-01-27). Louisianans march on the state capitol, demand repeal of anti-abortion trigger law. fightbacknews.org Baton Rouge, LA – A crowd of about 100 people gathered on Sunday, January 22, at Galvez Plaza in front of Louisiana's Old State Capitol building in Baton Rouge to march on the current capitol building in protest of Louisiana's abortion ban. | Although the streets were mostly empty on the quiet Sunday afternoon, marchers refused to go unnoticed, holding signs and chanting. Organizers yelled through megaphones, "When abortion rights are under attack, what do we do?" The crowd roared in response, "Stand up! Fight back!" | Nancy Davis organized the march, with support from women's rights groups includi…

Global Research News (2023-01-27). Selected Articles: Leopards vs. the Russian Bear. Alert Memorandum for the President. globalresearch.ca By We are aware that the just-reported

Global Research News (2023-01-27). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca Mike Whitney, January 19, 2023 | Peter Koenig, January 19, 2023 | Manlio Dinucci, Januar…

Herbert Bertsch, Peter Wahl (2023-01-27). Turn of the times and Negotiations instead of truce. indybay.org "Public opinion continues to cling to pragmatism and pacifism. Skepticism toward military means has even increased since the beginning of the war." For example, in a May poll, 49 percent thought, "The most important thing is to end the war as soon as possible, even if that means Ukraine ceding control of territory to Russia."

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-27). Meteorites reveal likely origin of Earth's volatile chemicals. imperial.ac.uk Meteorites have told Imperial researchers the likely far-flung origin of Earth's volatile chemicals, some of which form the building blocks of life.

infobrics (2023-01-27). Several –°ountries Interested in Joining Brics. infobrics.org

infobrics (2023-01-27). Hopes for a New World Order. infobrics.org Taken together, the speeches made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar at the Voice of Global South Summit in New Delhi herald a new thinking in foreign policy…

infobrics (2023-01-27). BRICS at the G20 and the Centrality of the United Nations Development Agenda. infobrics.org BRICS has an important role in the G20, precisely guided by its own resolutions on the pursuit of development, to drive the agenda and keep pushing until it is done, writes Mikatekiso Kubayi, Researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue associated with UNISA (South Africa)…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-27). Remembering Cheikh Anta Diop Who Corrected The Historical Record Of Africa And Ancient Egypt. moguldom.com Cheikh Anta Diop was one of the most iconic historians, scholars and political leaders of the 20th Century. Many credit him with laying the foundation for Afrocentricism through his extensive work around human origins, language and ancient African culture and civilizations. Diop argued that "Ancient Egypt was Negro-African" partly because of the close links between …

J21 (2023-01-27). Face-Off in San Francisco: Repro Rights v. Walk for Life and Other Extremists. indybay.org Activists on both sides of the reproductive rights issue faced off in San Francisco on January 21, the day before what would have been the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. | Top photo by Stephanie Moran, ProBonoPhoto…

JANET (2023-01-27). Brazil's Lula moves against Bolsonaro collaborators. iacenter.org By John Catalinotto January 25, 2023 Brazilian ex-President Jair Bolsonaro's forces attempted a coup Jan. 8 in Brasilia and failed — the failure put Brazil's ultraright on the defensive. Their attack on the Legislature, the Presidential Palace and the Supreme Court shocked a large section of the population, arousing more anger than fear. Brazilian Workers Confederation condemns coup attempt. Jan. 10, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Credit: CTBRS Brazilian ex-President Jair Bolsonaro's forces attempted a coup Jan. 8 in Brasilia and failed — the failure put Brazil's ultraright on the defensive. Their a…

JANET (2023-01-27). Over 90 protests say NO to U.S./NATO wars. iacenter.org By Martha Grevatt January 25, 2023 Over 90 coordinated antiwar actions took place Jan. 13-22, honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of his birthday. "As Martin Luther King Jr. so correctly reminded us, the U.S. is 'the greatest purveyor of violence in the world,'" stated the United National Antiwar Coalition in its call to action, citing a quote King made April 4, 1967 — exactly one year before his assassination. UNAC states: "Since WWII, the U.S. has initiated more than 60 military interventions in foreign countries. "The U.S./NATO proxy war in Ukraine, whose origins reside in the 2014 U.S.-…

Jason Ditz (2023-01-27). IAEA Chief Falsely Claims Iran Could Fuel 'Several Nuclear Weapons'. news.antiwar.com

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-27). Georgia's GOP Gov. Signs Order to Prep National Guard for Police Brutality Protests. commondreams.org

| Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday signed an | The order follows protests in Atlanta after 26-year-old forest defender Manuel "Tortuguita" Teran was |

Juan Cole (2023-01-27). Netanyahu's Folly: High Tech Investors pull out of Unstable Israel, as Palestine Authority cuts off Security Cooperation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The new government of Israel under the leadership of Binyamin Netanyahu, which includes the fascist Religious Zionism and Jewish Power blocs, has begun chasing away businesses and investors, has provoked hundreds of thousands of Israelis to protest, and has led to an end of security cooperation with the Palestinian Authority, …

Kenny Stancil (2023-01-27). United States: 'Spectacular failure of climate leadership', as Biden outpaces Trump on oil and gas permits. greenleft.org.au Just days after US President Joe Biden called global warming 'an existential threat to human existence', the US proceeded with the nation's largest-ever auction of oil and gas permits, reports Kenny Stancil.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-27). Saturday 2/4: 23rd Annual, Rosa Parks Day in California – Transit Equity Day. indybay.org West Step – Traffic Circle – California State Capitol | Sacramento, California…

Kim Petersen (2023-01-27). Considering the Invasions of Panama and Ukraine. dissidentvoice.org The 26 January JTA Daily Briefing arrived in my mailbox with the subject: "Major Israeli Raid in Jenin Kills 9 Palestinians." I was sadly dumbfounded by the imparted insensitivity and inhumanity. Would any humanity-loving organization blare such news about the killing of the Other? Supposedly, the Oslo accords were a movement toward peace, but Zionist …

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-27). Russia Warns Depleted Uranium Will be Considered a Nuclear Weapon. globalresearch.ca

Labor Video Project (2023-01-27). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

Leon Kunstenaar (2023-01-27). Get Out, Get Out Now, San Francisco is a Pro Choice Town! indybay.org Counter Protesters Give Forced Birthers What For…

Lis Cox (2023-01-27). Counter Protest at Walk for Life San Francisco. indybay.org On January 21, hundreds marched to counter the so-called "Walk for Life" on the day before what would have been the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. | 1 min 21 second video…

Lynda carson (2023-01-27). The strange case of the 2022 Oakland mayor's race. indybay.org Oakland City Hall:…

Media Lens (2023-01-27). Collapsing Britain and the Climate Crisis. dissidentvoice.org People in power get nervous when the population's trust in national institutions plummets. It has often been a precursor of significant social unrest, even revolutions. This is an underlying reason why UK prime minister Rishi Sunak proclaimed, in the face of mounting pressure over the tax affairs of Nadhim Zahawi, chairman of the Conservative Party …

Mike Whitney (2023-01-27). A Russian Victory in Ukraine Won't End the War. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are eye floaters? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Spots, flashes of light or darkness on any side of your vision could be a sign of eye floaters. Most often noticeable when looking at a plain, bright background, such as a blue sky or a white wall, eye floaters are a symptom of age, according to Dr. Amir Khan, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist. And they can lead to a sight-threatening condition that requires immediate attention. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-C5TdVUTR-Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eczema occurs in people of all ages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you heard that eczema is only a childhood skin condition? That's actually a big misconception. Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is common in kids, but it also happens to adults. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lqy7lfH7pRc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 13) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Consumer Health: Why your child's weight matters. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy Weight Week will be observed Jan. 15—21, so this is a good time for a reminder of the connection between weight and health during childhood. The prevalence of obesity in adults in the U.S. increased from 30.5% to 41.9% from 1999—2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2% in the same time frame. And the rate of childhood obesity is a serious…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Consumer Health: What happens if your thyroid is too active or not active enough? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Thyroid Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more how important it is that your thyroid functions properly. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. When your thyroid isn't functioning properly, whether it's too active or not active enough, all these functions are affected. Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, occurs when your…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Boost your brain with boredom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Even though my kids got many gifts during the holidays, they complained about how bored they were at home. I can't and don't want to constantly entertain them. I remember being bored as a child and the need to find ways to occupy my time. Do you have tips for managing boredom in kids? ANSWER: You are certainly not alone when you heard, "Mom, Dad, I'm bored!" during the holiday break. It's not the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Cervical cancer and HPV screening. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since age 20, I have had annual visits with a gynecologist. I am now in my late 30s, and my physician recommended that I get an HPV test in addition to a Pap test to check for cervical cancer. What is the importance of both? And what is my risk of cervical cancer? ANSWER: Screening for cervical cancer can cause a lot of confusion because guidelines and tests have evolved over the years. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Science Saturday: Removal of both ovaries in younger women associated with increased risk of Parkinson's. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Surgical removal of both ovaries is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism in women younger than 43, Mayo Clinic researchers report in JAMA Network Open. Using health record data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project, the study included 2,750 women who had undergone surgery to remove both ovaries, a procedure called bilateral oophorectomy, and 2,749 who had not. The reasons for the surgery were either a benign (noncancerous) condition — such as endometriosis, cyst, or other reason —…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why wrists are a common casualty of winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons. Dr. Sanj Kakar, an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says walking on ice and snow can be treacherous and force people to make tough split-second decisions. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/B7AFVPAu448 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: Screening for cervical cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that more than 12,500 cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed, and more than 4,000 women died from the disease in 2019, the latest year of available data. Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist, explains the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/qBJBz_D88sg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: Is tinnitus causing that ringing in your ear? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-nƒ≠-tus) — the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iUdi361LMz4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 03) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains why reflux disease isn't 'just' heartburn. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world. It happens when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus: The stomach can resist acid but the esophagus is less acid-resistant. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, says reflux disease may be common, but there can be severe complications if it is ongoing and left untreated. Heartburn is a key symptom of reflux disease, but…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Menopause symptoms: Mayo Clinic expert outlines hormone and nonhormonal therapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Menopause, the end of menstrual cycles, can produce symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Women do not need to suffer in silence: Many treatment options are available. Jewel Kling, M.D., chair of the Division of Women's Health at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, describes hormonal and nonhormonal therapies. "We sometimes hear the question, 'Do I need to treat hot flashes or night sweats?' and the answer for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). 6 tips to keep your brain healthy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Changes to your body and brain are normal as you age. However, there are some things you can do to help slow any decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Here are six things I recommend to my patients in order of importance: 1. Exercise regularly. Exercise has many known benefits, and regular physical activity also benefits the brain. Multiple research studies show that physical active people are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: The need for blood donations is now. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While the holiday season is a time of giving, that's not usually the case when it comes to giving blood. Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, says the center experiences a shortage of blood donations every year after the winter holidays. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/p8SiEpReuT0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Soggy sheets, embarrassed kids: Tips for overcoming bed-wetting. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Mom, dad? I'm wet." Parents quickly spring into action when they hear these words. Changing wet sheets and comforting an upset or embarrassed child isn't fun for anyone in the middle of the night. Many families struggle with bed-wetting. It's a normal part of child development. It isn't anyone's fault, but that doesn't mean it can't be stressful, especially for older kids. Here's what you need to know about this common condition. Types of bed-wetting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic Minute: Role for opioids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug overdoses from opioids have been linked to a decreased life span, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ongoing opioid crisis has been a complicated one for more than a decade. Death rates continue to rise, despite national medical guidelines for prescribing the pain medication. Dr. Holly Geyer leads the opioid stewardship program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She says there is an important role for opioids in patient…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). 10 weight training tips for beginners. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Years ago, weightlifting was thought to be reserved solely for bodybuilders and athletes. However, there has been significant research on the medical benefits of lifting weights. Everyone benefits from stronger bones and muscles. Plan to incorporate weight training into your routine, regardless of your age, ability or fitness level. Weight training is a type of strength training that uses weights for resistance. This could be weight machines or free weights, like dumbbells or barbells, at…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic researchers link ovarian cancer to bacteria colonization in microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A specific colonization of microbes in the reproductive tract is commonly found in women with ovarian cancer, according to a new study from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The discovery, published in Scientific Reports, strengthens evidence that the bacterial component of the microbiome — a community of microorganisms that also consists of viruses, yeasts and fungi — is an important indicator for early detection, diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer. Abigail…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Can blood donors suffer iron deficiency? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With the constant need for blood and platelet donations, frequent, regular blood donors are crucial to having a continuous national blood supply. Across Mayo Clinic in Rochester, for example, anywhere between 50 and 70 units of red cells and between 20 and 30 units of platelets are used daily to help save lives. Watch: Dr. Justin Juskewitch discusses red blood cell donation youtu.be/yDXneutyCdc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is available in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-27). Mayo Clinic researchers identify women with twice the risk of cancer in both breasts. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with cancer in one breast may be at higher risk of developing cancer in the opposite breast if they are carriers of specific genetic changes that predispose them to develop breast cancer, according to a study led by the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, will help personalize approaches to breast cancer screening and risk factors, study authors say. The study used data…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-27). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2023-01-27). Friday 2/17: My Boyfriend Apocalypse: Chapbook Reading and Writing Workshop with antmen pimentel mendoz. indybay.org Oakland Asian Cultural Center…

Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy (2023-01-27). Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange! indybay.org On Pacifica: Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange!

Ramzy Baroud (2023-01-27). A State for Some of Its Citizens. dissidentvoice.org "For how long will I be in captivity? After so many years, where are the state and the people of Israel?" These were the words, uttered in Hebrew, of a person believed to be Avera Mengistu, an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian origin who was captured and held in Gaza in 2014. Footage of Mengistu, looking …

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-27). México_UniTierra Oaxaca: Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007). indybay.org México_UniTierra Oaxaca: | Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007) | sobre acciones colectivas y comunicación…

repost (2023-01-27). International docker unions in Durban To Commemorate th Year of Durban Uprising. indybay.org ILWU Local 10 members joined the th year anniversary commemoration of the 1973 Durban uprising. They plan to fight privatization of the ports globally.

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). NATO, Israel close ranks against Benighted Quartet of Pernicious Malefactors. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJanuary 26, 2023 Secretary General welcomes Israeli President to NATO HQ On Thursday (26 January 2023) Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Israeli President Isaac Herzog to NATO Headquarters. For the first time, a President of Israel addressed NATO Allies in the North Atlantic Council, demonstrating the deepening partnership between the Alliance and the State of …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). NATO solidarity: Patriot missile batteries arrive in Poland from Germany. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 27, 2023 Poland receives Patriot air defence system from Germany The German army has confirmed the arrival of the Patriot batteries in Poland…. "The Patriot air defence systems have arrived in Poland to strengthen the country's air defences and help protect the eastern flank of NATO," the Bundeswehr said in a statement on …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). On cue: NATO's Turko-Azeristan targets Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Also see: In historic visit by president, Israel tells NATO to confront Iran AzertagJanuary 27, 2023 President Ilham Aliyev shared about the attack on the embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev shared on Twitter about the treacherous attack on the embassy of our country in Tehran. AZERTAC reports …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). "Orange" president says Georgia owes Ukraine one war for another. Calls for new "Rose" coup. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerJanuary 27, 2023 Viktor Yushchenko 'saddened' Georgia is not providing maximum aid to Kiev In an interview with Dmitry Gordon, the former president of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko discussed 'historic relations' between Georgia and Ukraine and said that he is saddened by the fact that Georgia is not among the countries that provide maximum aid …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). Other end of NATO's "eastern flank": German, French warplanes fly missions from Baltic air bases. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJanuary 27, 2023 French Rafale joins German Eurofighters for short-term deployment The French Air and Space force conducted a temporary deployment of one Rafale fighter aircraft from Siauliai Air Base, Lithuania, to join the German fighter detachment at àÑmari Air Base, Estonia, to practice dispersed operation drills and aircraft cross-servicing. Both France and …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). Poland expands battle tanks sent to Ukraine to 324. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 27, 2023 Poland to provide Ukraine with another 60 tanks in addition to previously announced Leopard 2 — Morawiecki Poland will provide Ukraine with 60 tanks, including the PT-91 Twardy, in addition to the announced delivery of 14 Leopard 2 tanks, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview with the Canadian channel …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-27). Romania: NATO fighter jets prepare for war in Black Sea region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJanuary 27, 2023 Allied Air Forces work together in Air Defence drills over Romania France, Italy, Romania, Spain, Tàºrkiye and the US operated within Romanian Airspace carrying out air maneuvers against simulated adversarial Air Defence systems take downs…. Allied Air Command directed a dynamic training operation between the French MAMBA system supported by …

Right Wing Invaders Turn Back Now! (2023-01-27). Counter Protesters Give Walk-for-Lifers Loud Message with Signs and Costumes. indybay.org Top Photo: Costumed demonstrator holds sign: "Turn Back Now"

Robert Hunziker (2023-01-27). Doomsday Clock Jitters and How to Fix a Broken Planet. dissidentvoice.org In January of every year for the past 75 years the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists publishes an updated setting of the Doomsday Clock. The clock is a metaphor for how close or far humanity is from the brink. Coincidentally, on the heels of the resetting of the world-famous clock this year, Julian Cribb, who …

Robert Reich (2023-01-27). The one thing that would make elections better for everyone. nationofchange.org Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

SAM (2023-01-27). Must Larceny Always Overpower Honesty? inequality.org

SF Indie (2023-01-27). Thursday 2/2: 25th SF Indiefest Opening Night Film: Circus of the Scars. indybay.org Roxie Theater or virtually at sfindie.com

Shawgi Tell (2023-01-27). Low Enrollment Plagues Many Charter Schools. dissidentvoice.org The mainstream media has long made it seem like parents from coast to coast are frantically clamoring to get their kids into a "limited" number of charter schools. And because there is supposedly not enough space in these charter schools, students are put on a waiting list to get into the school. This neoliberal disinformation …

SouthFront5 (2023-01-27). Destruction Of One Of Last Ukrainian S-300 Air Defense Beyond Kiev Defensive Area (Videos). southfront.org

Staff (2023-01-27). Escuela Taller de La Habana, enseñar el arte del oficio. cubadebate.cu Cada 27 de enero se celebra el Día Internacional del Conservador Restaurador, fecha acordada desde el XVIII Congreso Internacional de Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales que tuvo lugar en Granada en 2011. Entre las instituciones cubanas encargadas de formar las nuevas generaciones dedicadas al arte de la restauración y la conservación del patrimonio cultural y arquitectónico se encuentra la Escuela Taller de La Habana Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos.

Staff (2023-01-27). Fidel Castro: °Cuba, qué sería de ti si hubieras dejado morir a tu Apóstol! (+Video). cubadebate.cu El 27 de enero de 1953 en horas de la noche desde su pedestal el Alma Mater vería a cientos de cubanos bajar la escalinata en manifestación organizada por la FEU, empuñando una antorcha encendida y dirigirse hacia la Fragua Martiana.Entre aquellos jóvenes estaba Fidel.

Staff (2023-01-27). Comisión de Candidatura Nacional prepara las propuestas de candidatos a diputados a la ANPP. cubadebate.cu Comisión de Candidaturas Nacional prepara las propuestas de candidatos a diputados a la ANPP, que serán elegidos en las elecciones generales, el próximo 26 de marzo. María Consuelo Baeza Martín, presidenta de la CCN, informó que los días 27 y 28 de enero tendrá lugar la aprobación de las candidaturas para la nominación de diputados.

Staff (2023-01-27). Detectan virus informático capaz de controlar el móvil y robar cuentas bancarias. cubadebate.cu Expertos en ciberseguridad han advertido sobre la proliferación de un nuevo "malware", el cual ataca principalmente a teléfonos Android. Es capaz de tomar el control del móvil por completo en tiempo real e incluso robar las contraseñas de las aplicaciones de cuentas bancarias.

Staff (2023-01-27). øTe gustaría tener un bate de béisbol profesional? Participa en el concurso de Cubadebate. cubadebate.cu øTe gustaría tener un bate de béisbol profesional? Faltan pocos días para la Serie del Caribe Gran Caracas 2023 y para celebrarlo °estamos de concurso! Solo deberás decir cuándo fue la última vez que Cuba ganó la Serie del Caribe. °Participa!

Staff (2023-01-27). Cadena de Tiendas Caribe responde inquietudes de la población sobre la comercialización de productos. cubadebate.cu Muchos comentarios suscitó en Cubadebate los trabajos publicados sobre la distribución de productos en las cadenas de tiendas y la organización de las mismas para comercializar los llamados módulos Para aclarar algunas de las inquietudes de la población sobre el tema contactamos con Yamilé àÅlvarez Trejo, jefa del departamento comercial de Tiendas Caribe.

Staff (2023-01-27). Embestidas y fracasos de la derecha en América Latina. cubadebate.cu Tres importantes reveses afrontaron últimamente los derechistas de la región. El fracasado golpe en Brasil fue antecedido por una fallida asonada en Bolivia y por el naufragio de las conspiraciones en Venezuela.Estas derrotas no anulan la continuada embestida de las formaciones reaccionarias. Han logrado instalarse en Argentina, replantean su acción en Colombia, retoman el legado pinochetista en Chile, despuntan en México y participan de la feroz represión desatada en Perú.

Staff (2023-01-27). Tyre Nichols' Parents Remember Son as "Beautiful Soul" & Describe Video of Beating by Memphis Police. democracynow.org A day after prosecutors charged five former Memphis police officers with murder over the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols, we speak with his parents, RowVaughn and Rodney Wells, about their drive to seek justice for their son. "He had a beautiful soul, and he touched everyone," RowVaughn Wells says of her son. Nichols was a 29-year-old Black father, amateur photographer and longtime skateboarder who died January 10 from kidney failure and cardiac arrest, three days after he was brutally beaten by the five officers during a traffic stop. The officers were fired earlier this month and indicted on Thursday…

Staff (2023-01-27). Headlines for January 27, 2023. democracynow.org Five Fired Memphis Police Officers Arrested for Murder of Tyre Nichols, Georgia Gov. Declares State of Emergency, Calls Up National Guard Amid "Cop City" Protests, Haitian Police Blockade Port-au-Prince Streets After Gangs Kill 14 Officers, Israel Bombs Gaza Strip One Day After Israeli Forces Kill 9 in West Bank Raid, Democratic Lawmakers Slam Biden for Mass Expulsion of Migrants at U.S. Border, NYT: Bill Barr Pushed Trump-Russia Investigator to Use False Russian Intelligence Claims, Chevron to Buy Back $75 Billion in Own Stock After Posting Record Profits in 2022, Dutch Police Arrest Climate Activist…

Staff (2023-01-27). Memphis BLM Activist: Tyre Nichols' Killing Is Part of Police Brutality Crisis Facing Black Residents. democracynow.org Amid nationwide protests, prosecutors have charged five former Memphis police officers with murder in the death of Tyre Nichols, who died January 10 of kidney failure and cardiac arrest after a vicious beating three days earlier during a traffic stop. Memphis and other cities across the U.S. are expecting mass protests against police violence over the weekend, with body-camera footage of the deadly traffic stop set to be released Friday evening. We go to Memphis for an update from community organizer Amber Sherman, a member of the Memphis chapter of Black Lives Matter, who says police brutality is nothing new for…

Staff (2023-01-27). New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Arrives in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, January 26, the newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Tàºrk, arrived in Venezuela, in order to work with Venezuelan authorities, NGOs, and opposition leaders. | The top UN official will be visiting Caracas from January 26 to 28, in response to an invitation made by President Nicolás Maduro. Tàºrk is scheduled to meet later with NGOs related to human rights, at the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry in Caracas. |

Staff (2023-01-27). President of Cuba Meets President Maduro in Venezuela (+CELAC). orinocotribune.com

Suds, snacks,, socialism forum committee (2023-01-27). Saturday 2/4: Haiti: Past, Present, and Future. indybay.org Starry Plough Pub | 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705…

Sue Bolton (2023-01-27). Nazis fail to stop Day of Mourning in Merri-Bek council. greenleft.org.au A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council's Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

Tanya Wadhwa (2023-01-27). CELAC: Latin American and Caribbean leaders reaffirm commitment to regional integration. greenleft.org.au CELAC member countries signed the Buenos Aires declaration to make Latin America and the Caribbean a community of sovereign nations, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-27). Exigen libertad para líderes ambientalistas salvadoreños. telesurtv.net Alertaron sobre "el posible incremento de la criminalización, persecución y/o captura de personas defensoras del territorio y organizaciones de los movimientos sociales por parte del Estado salvadoreño", encabezado por el presidente Nayib Bukele.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-27). Piden enviar al ejército por huelga de bomberos norirlandeses. telesurtv.net Las tropas británicas abandonaron Irlanda del Norte en 2007, luego de varias decenas de muertes durante los disturbios de ese año. Las tropas ayudaron a brindar cobertura a los bomberos en el país durante una huelga en 2002.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2023-01-27). Hallan en Egipto momias y tumbas de los años 2494 y 2171 a.n.e. telesurtv.net Hawass detalló que los sepulcros datan de las dinastías V y VI y los allí enterrados fueron miembros de la oligarquía de las tierras de los faraones.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-27). ALBA-TCP condena asesinato de nueve palestinos por Israel. telesurtv.net La ALBA-TCP ratificó su rechazo a este tipo de actos de violencia y llamó a la comunidad internacional a insistir en la búsqueda de una solución definitiva al conflicto.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-27). Siria condena el saqueo de sus recursos por tropas de EE.UU. telesurtv.net Según palabras de Sabbagh, el costo de los saqueos para la nación árabe supera los 100 millones de dólares.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-27). Presidenta designada de Perú retira a su embajador en Honduras. telesurtv.net Cancillería informa que la decisión obedece a declaraciones de la presidenta hondureña Xiomara Castro sobre la crisis peruana.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-27). Proponen en Foro Social Mundial democratizar comunicación en Brasil. telesurtv.net Sesionó en Porto Alegre la rueda del diálogo "Sin comunicación democrática no hay verdadera democracia".

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-27). Alto Comisionado de ONU para DDHH realiza visita a Venezuela. telesurtv.net Cumplimenta una invitación realizada por el presidente Nicolás Maduro. La visita oficial se extenderá hasta el 28 de enero.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2023-01-27). Familiares de los 43 normalistas marchan por justicia en México. telesurtv.net De acuerdos a medios locales los allegados exigen asimismo una información clara de la causa sobre la desaparición de los normalistas.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-27). Chile aprobó la creación del área protegida Mar de Pisagua. telesurtv.net El Gobierno chileno indicó que la declaración del área protegida posibilitará la explotación correcta de los recursos, sin alterar la biodiversidad.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-27). Continúan nevadas por tormenta invernal en Canadá. telesurtv.net La agencia meteorológica canadiense precisó que cerca de 10 centímetros de nieve cayeron en el Aeropuerto Internacional Pearson en Toronto.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-27). Declaran tres días de luto por asesinato de palestinos en Yenín. telesurtv.net La Autoridad Palestina precisó que acudirá de manera urgente a la Corte Penal Internacional.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-27). Coordinadora de DD.HH. presenta informe sobre represión en Perú. telesurtv.net La CNDDHH advirtió sobre torturas, tratos inhumanos y degradantes por parte de la Policía Nacional del Perú.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-27). Realizan nueva marcha en Lima contra el Gobierno peruano. telesurtv.net En la movilización participan delegaciones que arribaron a Lima desde regiones como Cusco, Huancavelica y Arequipa.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-27). Presidente venezolano instala plenaria del Consejo Federal de Gobierno. telesurtv.net El mandatario instó alzar la voz para exigirle al Gobierno de EE.UU. que levante las medidas coercitivas impuestas ilegalmente contra el país.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-27). Brasil iniciará nueva campaña de vacunación contra la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El ente prevé iniciar la campaña el 27 de febrero y en una primera fase se inmunizará con el refuerzo bivalente a mayores de 70 años.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-27). Decretan alerta por frente frío en cuatro regiones de Costa Rica. telesurtv.net Las cuatro regiones en alerta verde son Caribe, Zona Norte, Pacífico Norte y Valle Central.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-27). Gobierno de Bolivia confirma inicio de curso escolar el 1 de febrero. telesurtv.net El funcionario de la cartera manifestó su plena confianza en la vocación de servicio de los maestros.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-27). Presentan vacuna nasal contra la Covid-19 en India. telesurtv.net El fármaco nasal cuenta con la aprobación de la Dirección General de Control de Medicamentos de India.

teleSUR, SH (2023-01-27). Policías atacan la residencia del primer ministro de Haití. telesurtv.net El miércoles al menos seis policías haitianos fueron asesinados por grupos armados en el departamento de Artibonite.

teleSUR- hvh -DRL (2023-01-27). Congreso de Honduras no logra consenso sobre Corte Suprema. telesurtv.net El principal obstáculo del consenso resulta determinar la cantidad de jueces que persiguen contar los partidos.

teleSUR- hvh -DRL (2023-01-27). Analizan pedido de juicio político contra Supremo argentino. telesurtv.net La comisión acusadora buscará, como expresara el jefe de Estado argentino, renovar la cúpula del sistema judicial.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-27). Comisión legislativa anticorrupción ecuatoriana elige directiva. telesurtv.net La titular fue elegida de manera unánime con base en la moción del legislador de Izquierda Democrática, Rodrigo Fajardo.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-27). Tropas israelíes matan a nueve palestinos en Yenín, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El Ejército israelí intervino en el campo de refugiados con disparos y decenas de vehículos blindados y francotiradores.

The Green Arcade (2023-01-27). Wednesday 3/1: Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America – author Saket Soni with Rebecca Solnit. indybay.org 3rd Floor Edward McRoskey Loft | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Tomdispatch (2023-01-27). For all the Hooplah, Nuclear Fusion won't Save us from Climate Change, and it is Dangerous. juancole.com By Joshua Frank | &#1 ; ( Tomdispatch.com ) &#1 ; I awoke on December 13th to news about what could be the most significant scientific breakthrough since the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first Covid vaccine for emergency use two years ago. This time, however, the achievement had nothing to do with that ongoing public …

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-27). Elderly Woman Among at Least 9 Palestinians Killed During Raid on Jenin. unicornriot.ninja

United Front Committee For A Laboor Party (2023-01-27). Thursday 1/26: Stop The Discharges At Laguna Honda — Discharges = Death — Press Conference/Speak Out. indybay.org In Front of Laguna Honda Hospital Entrance in front of Murals Across From Muni Forrest Hill Station | 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. | San Francisco…

UUSF Forum (2023-01-27). Sunday 2/5: Uprising in IRAN: What it Means, What We Can Do to Support It. indybay.org UUSF- TSK Room 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco | On Zoom: zoom.us/j/95452963262?pwd=Y2V6cHl4RjRlOE0wZTFWcktOaFZpdz09

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-27). It Was the Workers Who Brought Us Democracy, and It Will Be the Workers Who Establish a Deeper Democracy Yet. dissidentvoice.org Striking Frame Group workers meet for a report back on negotiations with management in Bolton Hall in 1973. Credit: David Hemson Collection, University of Cape Town Libraries Democracy has a dream-like character. It sweeps into the world, carried forward by an immense desire by humans to overcome the barriers of indignity and social suffering. When …

WSWS (2023-01-27). Warning strike paralyses Berlin airport. wsws.org A one-day strike by ground crew and other workers paralysed Berlin's BER airport on Wednesday leading to the cancellation of all 300 take-offs and landings of passenger flights.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Caterpillar workers in US gear up for 2023 contract battle. wsws.org Caterpillar worker are heading into a class battle this year which will prove to be of historic significance.

WSWS (2023-01-27). "The UAW didn't think there would be people pushing back": University of California worker reviews experiences during six-week strike. wsws.org The UAW conceded the majority of the strikers' demands by the end of week two, exposing irreconcilable conflict between the rank and file and the union apparatus and the Democratic Party.

WSWS (2023-01-27). "A Modest Iowa Proposal" to ban access to fresh meat and other grocery staples for SNAP recipients. wsws.org Foods not allowed according to the proposed bill include fresh meats and seafood, cooking oil, butter, spices, soups, canned vegetables and fruit, milk, frozen prepared food, and sliced, cubed, crumbled or deli cheese.

WSWS (2023-01-27). The DSA's role in sellout out the New York City nurses strike. wsws.org The DSA is a pro-capitalist organization staffed by union functionaries, Democratic Party officials and other careerists whose role is to prevent workers, who are becoming radicalized and moving to the left, from finding a genuinely independent road.

WSWS (2023-01-27). The DSA's role in the sellout of the New York City nurses strike. wsws.org The DSA is a pro-capitalist organization staffed by union functionaries, Democratic Party officials and other careerists whose role is to prevent workers, who are becoming radicalized and moving to the left, from finding a genuinely independent road.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Greece drops charges against Syrian swimmer Sara Mardini for helping refugees. wsws.org It is a devastating climbdown for EU-backed Greek authorities, who under the pseudo-left Syriza government tried to criminalize Mardini for helping refugees.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Harvard UAW, pseudo-left groups organize provocation against professor John Comaroff. wsws.org The right-wing witch-hunt of John Comaroff at Harvard University continued Tuesday with a stage-managed protest during his first class of the semester.

WSWS (2023-01-27). UK anti-strike legislation goes to third reading in parliament. wsws.org The new law allows the mass firing of all workers involved in strike action if a union is deemed not to have taken reasonable steps to ensure the specified workers comply with work notices.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Hip hop artist Sankofa speaks out on the Fort Wayne Philharmonic strike, its implications for art and culture: "I am not a politician. I'm an independent musician." wsws.org The veteran hip hop artist, based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, sat down with the WSWS to discuss the Philharmonic musicians' struggle and related issues.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Union membership in Australia continues to fall as workers face deepening wage cuts. wsws.org In the September quarter, new union-negotiated enterprise agreements delivered average nominal annual wage rises of just 2.6 percent, compared with 3.1 percent in non-union deals.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Thousands of NHS physiotherapists in England strike for first time. wsws.org

WSWS (2023-01-27). Australian school year commences amid ongoing mass COVID infection, workload crisis, staffing shortages, and record inequality—Build rank-and-file committees to fight for a fully funded public education system! wsws.org Anger and oppositional sentiment must be organised in 2023! The Committee for Public Education urges educators to form rank-and-file committees in your schools.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Retired teacher killed in Chicago apartment that failed fire alarm test. wsws.org Building management was cited by the city in its last inspection on December 1, 2022 for failing to provide an annual fire alarm test for the building, according to records.

WSWS (2023-01-27). US Labor Department levies paltry $60,000 fine against Amazon for "failing to keep workers safe" wsws.org In a recently published global survey and in interviews with the World Socialist Web Site, Amazon workers described their dangerous and inhuman working conditions.

WSWS (2023-01-27). Debt ceiling "clash" will lead to major cuts in social spending. wsws.org Both capitalist parties, Democrats as well as Republicans, seek to impose the cost of their wars, Wall Street bailouts and tax cuts for the wealthy on working people.

WSWS (2023-01-27). 5 Memphis cops charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping for beating Tyre Nichols to death. wsws.org Shelby County District Attorney Steven Mulroy announced on Thursday that a grand jury had returned felony indictments against five former Memphis officers. They were arrested and are being held in the Shelby County jail.

WSWS (2023-01-27). 5 Memphis cops charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping in beating Tyre Nichols to death. wsws.org Shelby County District Attorney Steven Mulroy announced on Thursday that a grand jury had returned felony indictments against five former Memphis officers. They were arrested and are being held in the Shelby County jail.

Staff (2023-01-26). Fight Over Trump Facebook Ban Called 'Huge Distraction' From Deeper Issues With Big Tech. commondreams.org Fight for the Future director Evan Greer argued Wednesday that the battle over whether former President Donald Trump should be banned from major social media platforms like Facebook is "a huge distraction" from broader Big Tech conversations that are urgently needed. "Discussions about online content moderation and what policies are needed to ensure human rights, …

americanthinker (2023-01-26). America's Future is Bleak When Only 27% of the Younger Generations are Proud to be American. americanthinker.com As recently as 2004, 91% of Americans were extremely or very proud to be American and the United States ranked first in the world in national pride.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-26). Cori Bush calls for investigation into police killing of activist Tortuguita. therealnews.com

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_____ (2023-01-26). Echoes of the Itaewon tragedy. journal-neo.org The investigation into the October 29 tragedy in Seoul's Itaewon district, in which 168 people were killed in a stampede, has finally concluded. Both the official investigation team and the parliamentary inquiry launched by the opposition Democratic Party announced their findings. And, because it was obvious from the start that the investigation would be highly …

_____ (2023-01-26). Georgia-Ukraine-Russia: "Rome vs. Orthodoxy?" journal-neo.org You would imagine the Russia-Ukraine conflict to be a political dispute. News coverage focuses on the political claims of both sides, and the military operations and economic and political sanctions resulting from these. But it is becoming ever more obvious that this is actually the Forth Crusade reborn. Under the radar, efforts are being made …

_____ (2023-01-26). Iran-Europe: Where will the political pendulum swing? journal-neo.org Relations between Iran and Europe, particularly the three European giants France, Germany, and the United Kingdom (E3), which signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran in 2015, are steadily deteriorating due to the hostile actions of the Europeans in recent months. The Europeans have increased diplomatic pressure on Iran since last September, …

_____ (2023-01-26). Australia Has Not Written To US On Assange For Six Months. popularresistance.org A Freedom of Information request by a member of the Australian parliament has revealed that the Australian government has not engaged in correspondence with the United States regarding the case of imprisoned publisher Julian Assange for at least the last six months. | Independent MP Monique Ryan filed the requests with the offices of Labor Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Attorney General Mark Dreyfus and Foreign Minister Penny Wong and no documents were returned, indicating that there has been no written communication with the U.S. over the fate of Assange since at least last May, reported former Australian Sena…

_____ (2023-01-26). General Strike Declared In West Bank In Mourning For Nine Palestinians Killed. popularresistance.org A one-day general strike was declared on Thursday in the occupied West Bank in mourning for the Palestinians who were killed during the brutal Israel aggression on the city of Jenin and camp this morning, the official news agency WAFA reported. | The death toll of the Israeli army raid into the northern occupied West Bank city of Jenin rose to nine and the number of wounded to 20, according to the Health Ministry. | The Palestinian Health Ministry said that nine Palestinians were killed by Israeli army gunfire and 20 others were wounded, including four seriously wounded, during the violent raid into the city and…

_____ (2023-01-26). German Foreign Minister Says 'We Are Fighting A War Against Russia'. popularresistance.org German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said Tuesday that Germany and its allies are "fighting a war against Russia" in rare candid remarks about the Western role in the conflict. | Baerbock made the comments at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, while discussing the criticism her government has faced for its hesitancy to send tanks, although that impasse has been broken as Berlin confirmed Wednesday it will send its Leopard 2 tanks. | "And therefore, I've said already in the last days — yes, we have to do more to defend Ukraine. Yes, we have to do more also on tank…

_____ (2023-01-26). Johns Hopkins: Grad Student-Workers Mobilize Ahead Of Union Election. popularresistance.org Back in October, TRNN spoke to graduate student-workers at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University about the growing grassroots effort to unionize grad students under the banner of Teachers and Researchers United. Since then, the union drive has continued to build momentum: After a supermajority of grad student-workers signed union cards in October and November, an official date for the union election has now been set. Eligible bargaining unit members will cast their votes on whether or not to unionize and affiliate with the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers (UE) on Monday, Jan. 30, and Tuesday, Jan.

_____ (2023-01-26). Peruvians Protest Against US Embassy In Lima. popularresistance.org Social movements from across Peru are protesting outside the US embassy in Lima to condemn the US role in the coup against Pedro Castillo. The main chant from protesters is, "Yanqui murderers, get out of Peru!" | "We're here because we love our country (..) that's why we're here outside the US embassy because we know that it was through the US embassy that Dina Boluarte and [Prime Minister] Otarola made deals to be protected by that country," said one protester from the Sandia province, Puno. | "The US embassy has always tried to control us (..) we've had enough of being dominated by the US, we want to be a free…

_____ (2023-01-26). Study Throws New Light On Unfair Practices By Global Fashion Brands. popularresistance.org A study published this month found that popular international fashion brands with factories in Bangladesh were involved in multiple "unfair practices," such as paying suppliers below the cost of production, which had an impact on workers and their livelihoods. | The study conducted by Aberdeen University and advocacy group Transform Trade, titled 'Impact of Global Clothing Retailers' Unfair Practices on Bangladeshi Suppliers During COVID-19,' was based on the survey of 1,000 Bangladeshi factories that manufacture garments for international fashion firms. It found that these factories were facing rising costs for…

_____ (2023-01-26). Targeting Eritrea And Ethiopia. popularresistance.org United States plans for aggression and disruptions abroad are developed by current and former officials whose names may not be well known. They often leave government positions to become fellows at a plethora of think tanks that are connected to high level policy makers. It is important to know what they are saying, as their words have an impact on US foreign policy decisions. | Michael Rubin is currently a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) , the rightwing think tank in Washington, DC, that mostly disseminates a neoconservative interventionist agenda, and where Rubin spends his time churnin…

_____ (2023-01-26). Ukraine War: Those Who Fail To Call For Negotiations, Fail to Understand The Danger Facing The Planet. popularresistance.org At no time since the Cuban missile crisis has our world has been so close to disaster. As the war in Ukraine approaches its first anniversary, it is being increasingly transformed by the Biden administration and the "collective west" into a war between NATO and Russia. The danger of turning into a nuclear confrontation is imminent. | The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was a wake-up call in the midst of Cold War, warning just how close a nuclear World War III could be. Unlike today, both sides sought accommodation. They understood that a retreat from war was in their mutual interest. The Anti-Ballistic Missile and the…

_____ (2023-01-26). Ukraine's Zelensky Sends Love Letter To US Corporations. popularresistance.org Ukraine's Western-backed leader Volodymyr Zelensky sent a love letter to US companies, thanking "such giants of the international financial and investment world as BlackRock, JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs" for buying up his country's assets. | "Everyone can become a big business by working with Ukraine", he enticed, claiming that the reconstruction of his nation "will be the largest economic project of our time in Europe". | Zelensky likewise praised the Starlink company of billionaire Elon Musk for its technological support, and he called for more Western weapons shipments, including Patriot missiles and Abram tan…

_____ (2023-01-26). 'Chinese Aggression' Sure Looks an Awful Lot Like U.S. Aggression. strategic-culture.org Punchbowl News reports that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is planning a trip to Taiwan, which will be yet another incendiary provocation against Beijing if it occurs. The previous House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, sparked a significant escalation in hostilities with her visit last year, the consequences of which are still reverberating today.

_____ (2023-01-26). Egyptian Economic Crisis Has Hit Syrian-Owned Businesses. strategic-culture.org

_____ (2023-01-26). Greta or Zelensky? Who Will Scoop This Year's Oscars? strategic-culture.org Although Because NATO's Oscar season looms, it is time to predict who will win this year's prizes. Although

_____ (2023-01-26). The Nightmare of NATO Equipment Being Sent to Ukraine. strategic-culture.org The West's recent approval of more military assistance for Kiev risks nuclear nightmare, fails Ukrainian expectations and rebukes the World War II history enshrined in a prominent Soviet war memorial in Berlin. | By Scott RITTER | Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General Vasily Chuikov, the commander of the Soviet 8thGuards Army, accepted the surrender of the German garrison of Berlin. | Two days prior, soldiers from the 1 th Rifle Division, part of the Soviet 5th Shock Army, had raised the victory banner of the Red Army over the Reichstag. An hour after the banner went up, Adolf Hitler and his mistress, Eva…

Abby Zimet (2023-01-26). Food Was Amazing and Staff Was Even Better! commondreams.org

Graciously offering up some black trauma porn with dinner, a Republican Women's Club in Kentucky just hosted a book promo at a local restaurant for Jon Mattingly, one of the Louisville police officers who helped murder Breonna Taylor in her bed, to tell "his side" of a story that they claim "has been twisted to fit into a false, woke storyline." They also broadcast the "snuff by cop" audio and video on public speakers so all the patrons could hear. So thoughtful. Up next: Postcards of the lynching.A black, 26-year-old emergency room technician in Louisville, Taylor was asleep in bed with her boyfriend Ke…

Aditi Ramaswami (2023-01-26). CHEAT SHEET: The Battle Over Cop City. levernews.com

Alex Berenson (2023-01-26). Covid Vaccine: Deaths in England Surge Again. globalresearch.ca

Alexandra Bruce (2023-01-26). Bill Gates Warns Australia to Prepare for the Next Pandemic — Which Could be Man-made and Far More Brutal Than COVID. globalresearch.ca

Allen Forrest (2023-01-26). The Purpose of the 99%-ers. dissidentvoice.org The function that the moneyed class have determined for the rank and file within their system of capitalism.

Alon Milwicki (2023-01-26). International Holocaust Remembrance Day: When is 'never again' going to start? splcenter.org

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Commonsense Advice for Trump 2.0. americanthinker.com From vaccines to foreign policy, here are some actions Trump can take to clinch a second term.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Forgiving the Medically Brainwashed in the Post-COVID Era. americanthinker.com Medical tyranny starts with medical brainwashing.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Given That Illegal Immigration Damages America, Why Does No One Stop It? americanthinker.com You may be surprised to learn that many institutions other than the Democrat party, whether public or private, profit and gain power from the system.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Steven Crowder versus Big Conservative Media? americanthinker.com Has Crowder pulled back the curtain on some ugly practices in the highest echelons of conservative media?>

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Who Will Not Risk, Cannot Win. americanthinker.com Honor, courage, and merit top "diversity" every time.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). A second instance of Hunter Biden peddling what seem like classified documents? americanthinker.com Was Hunter Biden running a 'Classified-Documents-R-Us' outfit?>

americanthinker (2023-01-26). African-American filmmaker accuses Hollywood of racism and sexism following Oscar snub. americanthinker.com Hollywood unleashes a monster upon itself.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Eggs and weather cause blood clots; 'stroke season'; and 'sudden cardiac arrest' forms for high schoolers. americanthinker.com Big Medicine's damage control tops the absurd; yet how many can actually see the propaganda?>

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Evolution is neither theory nor fact. americanthinker.com Anyone who claims something to be 'science' that isn't is a charatan of some sort.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Federal judge suspends enforcement of new California law targeting docs that provide Covid 'misinformation'. americanthinker.com Scathing order calls the definition of "misinformation" "nonsense" and "grammatically incoherent."

americanthinker (2023-01-26). In rare instance of Cook County justice, a sentence of 3 years in prison given to man convicted of anti-Semitic hate crimes. americanthinker.com Perp named Shahid Hussain gets 2 3-year sentences, to be served concurrently.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Liddle' Adam Schiff booted from Intel Cmte and immediately turns to Chinese spyware to grovel for cash. americanthinker.com You really can't make this stuff up.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Seattle official: 'finite space' for corpses 'exceeded on a regular basis'. americanthinker.com Overflowing morgues? Thank a Democrat.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Speaker McCarthy, don't let the anti-democracy Democrats gut the Constitution. americanthinker.com Adam Schiff, finally, belatedly, is paying a price for his perfidy. Don't ignore the Constitution and drive Rep. Santos from office as' some sort of quid pro quo.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Team Biden stonewalling Senate Committee on seeing secret docs Biden purloined, and even Dems outraged. americanthinker.com Let's cut to the chase: Did Joe Biden remove classified documents from the National Archives that would incriminate him in the influence peddling racket he and his family were running? These documents would answer the question.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Thanks, Joe! Biden's IRS says tax refunds will shrivel this year. americanthinker.com Another Biden gaslight directed at the public vanishes into a puff of smoke.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Tucker Carlson eviscerates Department of Justice coverup of Jeffrey Epstein's death. americanthinker.com Former AG William Barr was invited to explain his moves but declined the opportunity.

americanthinker (2023-01-26). WEF is Chicken Licken: 'The climate is changing! The climate is changing!'. americanthinker.com EU food supply infected with crickets and mealworms "in accordance with ruling class ideology" — but what about streaming services and pornography?>

americanthinker (2023-01-26). Why is Bill Maher still trying to resurrect the Mueller Report? americanthinker.com Some 'shady' business cited by Bill Maher about the Mueller Report is a shady declaration in its own right.

Amy Goodman (2023-01-26). Biden's Proposed Renters Bill of Rights Is Insufficient, Housing Advocates Say. truthout.org Image Credit: Facebook: KC Tenants A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants' rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people forced to… |

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-26). Lula acaba de convertirse en el primer líder de los BRICS en condenar públicamente la operación especial de Rusia. globalizacion.ca El recién reelegido tres veces líder brasileño Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, conocido popularmente como Lula, acaba de hacer añicos las expectativas de política exterior de su base multipolar al convertirse en el primer líder de los BRICS en condenar…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2023-01-26). US Congressman Urges Biden to Lift Venezuela Sanctions, Restore Diplomatic Ties. venezuelanalysis.com Jim McGovern (D-MA) demanded Washington expedite the unfreezing of a $3 billion social fund agreed to in the government-opposition talks.

Andy Kroll (2023-01-26). Nuclear Fusion Won't Save the Climate. tomdispatch.com I awoke on December 13th to news about what could be the most significant scientific breakthrough since the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first Covid vaccine for emergency use two years ago. This time, however, the achievement had nothing to do with that ongoing public health crisis. Instead, as the New York Times and CNN alerted me that morning, at stake was a new technology that could potentially solve the worst dilemma humanity faces: climate change and the desperate overheating of our planet. Net-energy-gain fusion, a long-sought-after panacea for all that's wrong with traditional nuclear-fissio…

Ann Brown (2023-01-26). Fact Check: Homicides Are Trending Down In America. moguldom.com The news is filled with thieves bum-rushing stores and stealing mass amounts of goods. But while robbery may seem to be on the upswing, homicides in large U.S. cities are down. Homicides in major cities such as New York and Chicago have dropped more than 5 percent in 2022 compared to the same time a …

Ann Brown (2023-01-26). Journalist And Author Michael Harriot Drops Science About HBCUs Being Better Managed Than PWIs. moguldom.com On Jan. 15, college football coach Ed Reed, 44, went on Instagram Live to complain about the conditions of the Bethune-Cookman University campus and his personal office there. He claimed his office at the Historically Black University was littered with trash upon his arrival and went into an explicit-filled social media tirade about HBCUs. "I just pulled up …

Ann Brown (2023-01-26). Re-Examining Dr. Antwi Akom's Scholarship On Elijah Muhammad's Winning Formula For Black Achievement. moguldom.com Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad was committed to nation-building for the Black community until his death in 1975. His economic blueprint and execution of the plans were, for a period, very successful. The NOI counted among its many assets a bank, an international fish business, farms, bakery stores, restaurants, and many other retail establishments. …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). Blockchain Game; The Best Fun-Based Incentive Model. southfront.org SPONSORED: | Illustrative Image | Blockchain games, also known as Game-Fi, are a global financial system based on investing wealth in the game industry, allowing game creators to raise necessary funding for their product development. Platforms like

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). How Deeply the Nazis Penetrated the U.S. Government. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). In Video 18+: Fatal Duel In Ukrainian Trenches. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Another close-in fighting in Ukrainian trenches was filmed by Russian drone. Russian servicemen launched the mop up operation in order to secure the newly capture Ukrainian positions. | One of the Ukrainian soldiers remaining in the trenches opened fire, but failed to kill the Russian servicemen. After several shots, the Russian soldier was more lucky, and he killed his enemy. | According to some reports, the video shows the actions of infantry units of the Luhansk People's Republics. These…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). Military Situation In Bakhmut-Soledar Region On January 26, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Russian-led forces reportedly advanced in the area of Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Paraskoviivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Up to 70 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armored vehicles and 4 howitzers were d…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). Military Situation In Iraq On January 26, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). Military Situation In Syria On January 26, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On January 26, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded 1 case of hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Latakia region in the past 24 hours; | On January 26, the SDF reportedly arrested 68 ISIS members in Raqqah countryside including Atallah al-Maythan, ISIS's governor for the so-called Wilayah al-Raqqa; | On January 26, an explosion was reported in the Qunaitra area close to the border with the occupied Golan Heights; | On January 26, SAA artillery shelled posit…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). Military Situation In Ukraine On January 26, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kupyansk; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Svatove; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Russian air defense systems shot down 7 HIMARS, Olkha and Uragan rockets near Kreminna in the LPR, Kuybyshevo, Valerianovka in the DPR, Novouspenovka in the Zaporozhye region, Chaplynka in the Kherson region; | Russian air defense systems…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). NATO At "War With Russia" As Western Main Battle Tanks Are Sent To Ukraine To Enable It To "Win This War" southfront.org Russian forces continue to advance on several fronts Ukraine's armed forces suffer very heavy casualties Written by Dr. Leon Tressell…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). NATO Panics, Escalates Big Arms to Ukraine. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-26). U.S. M1A2 Abrams VS Russian T-14 Armata (Infographics). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | MORE ON THE TOPIC: : |

Anonymous669 (2023-01-26). Explosions Rock Al-Golan Heights As Israel Work To Expand Buffer Zone. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitte.r | On January 26, a series of large explosions rocked the Israeli-occupied part of the Golan Heights in Syria's southern region. | The explosions, which were heard all over the Syrian governorate of al-Quneitra, were reportedly the result of ongoing work by engineer units of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) to remove an old minefield that lays to the west of the abandoned town of Shayta. | Syrian sources said that the IDF is removing the minefield to expand a new ro…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-26). 'International Resistance' Targets Another U.S. Supply Convoy In Iraq. southfront.org File image. | Early on January 26, a convoy moving logistic supplies for the United States-led coalition was targeted with an explosive device as it was passing near the town of al-Yusufiyah to the south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, | The so-called International Resistance claimed responsibility for the attack a few hours later. In a statement, the shadowy group said that the convoy was "damaged." No casualties were reported as a result of the attack."By the grace of God Almighty and your prayers for you…

Anonymous669 (2023-01-26). Several People Wounded In Drone Attack On Government-Held Town In Syria's Hama. southfront.org File image. | On January 26, several people were wounded when a drone attacked the outskirts of the town of Qatrat al-Rihan in the northwestern countryside of Syria's Hama. | The target of the drone attack was reportedly a position of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA). It is still unclear if any of the wounded are service members. | This was the second such attack in less than a week. On January 23, a drone attacked the town of al-Suqaylabiyah, some 25 kilometers to the southeast of Qatrat al-Rihan, without causing any l…

Anonymous765 (2023-01-26). NATO's Undeclared War On Russia. southfront.org |

auorinoco (2023-01-26). Perú: Boluarte Militarizes Puno Region. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, January 25, the Peruvian government sent troops into the department of Puno after announcing a decree prohibiting freedom of movement in the region. This curfew measure is added to the declaration of a state of emergency imposed on January 15 due to the escalation of social unrest in Puno, as well as in the regions of Lima, Callao, and Cusco, as reported by Telesur. | These measures follow one of the most violent days in the center of Lima, hours after the de facto president, Dina Boluarte, asked the protesters for a national truce in order to start a dialogue. The curfew, which extends for 10 day…

auorinoco (2023-01-26). Presidents of Mexico and Colombia Criticize Arms Shipments to Ukraine. orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, January 25, the president of México, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), referred to the German government's decision to send more weapons to Ukraine as "lamentable." Germany has given in to pressure manufactured by the media, opined AMLO. | The Mexican president said that the German government decided to send tanks to Ukraine against the will of the majority of the Germans. He stressed that Germany did not intend to "get too involved" in the Ukraine—Russia war, but instead has given in to the media's power to influence and subdue governments. | Conferencia de prensa matutina, desde Palacio Na…

Ben Norton (2023-01-26). German foreign minister: 'We are fighting a war against Russia'. geopoliticaleconomy.com "We are fighting a war against Russia", Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told the Council of Europe. "We can fight this war only together" she said, calling to send tanks and more weapons to Ukraine.

Ben Norton (2023-01-26). US Funds 'Independent Journalists' in Cuba To Spread Propaganda, Ex CIA Spy Admits. orinocotribune.com Former CIA analyst Fulton Armstrong told The Guardian that, in Cuba, "a lot of the so-called independent journalists are indirectly funded by the US". They spread anti-government disinformation with the support of the NED. | A former top CIA spy has admitted that the United States funds anti-government propagandists in Cuba who portray themselves as "independent journalists". | Major British newspaper

Ben Norton (2023-01-26). Exaggerating China's Military Spending. globalresearch.ca

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-26). Students Plan to Sue DeSantis for Rejecting AP African American Studies Course. truthout.org Three high school students represented by attorney Benjamin Crump are planning to sue Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for rejecting a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course, the prominent civil rights lawyer said Wednesday. As Common Dreams reported last week, DeSantis rejected the pilot course in AP African-American studies being tested by the College Board—the… |

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-26). Fired Memphis Cops Charged With Second-Degree Murder for Killing Tyre Nichols. commondreams.org

Five Memphis, Tennessee police officers who were fired for what their chief

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-26). Biden restores vital protections for Alaska's Tongass National Forest gutted by Trump. nationofchange.org "As our nation's largest national forest and the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, the Tongass National Forest is key to conserving biodiversity and addressing the climate crisis."

Brittani Banks (2023-01-26). The U.S. Foreign Policy Establishment Proves in Ukraine That It Forgot the Lessons of Vietnam. independentmediainstitute.org Friday, January 27th, marks years since the signing of the Paris Peace Accords by representatives from the United States, North and South Vietnam effectively ending American participation in the Vietnamese civil conflict. What the Georgetown University international relations scholar Charles Kuphan calls an "isolationist impulse" made a "significant comeback in response to the Vietnam …

Brittani Banks (2023-01-26). Why a Small City in Ukraine Is a Focal Point in the War. independentmediainstitute.org Since the Ukrainian army's counteroffensive started gaining momentum in September 2022, the Russian army has largely been on the defensive. Russian drone and missile strikes continue to target Ukraine's major cities, but its military forces have retreated from attempts to take Kherson, Kharkiv, or any other major Ukrainian settlement. Strong defensive fortifications built by Russian …

Bruce Lerro (2023-01-26). Speaking with Forked Tongues. dissidentvoice.org Orientation Can language limit thought? If a dogmatic belief system can narrow the kind of vocabulary used, can language itself limit the kind of thinking that is going on? How free are people to think their own thoughts independently of language? My answer in this article is that language can trap thought. In his book …

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-01-26). The West Is Incentivizing Russia To Hit Back. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Well the omnicidal war sluts won the debate over sending tanks to Ukraine, so now it's time to start arguing for sending F-16s. | In an article titled " Ukraine won a huge boost for its troops as Germany announced plans to provide heavy ta…

cameron orr (2023-01-26). What's behind the price squeeze? cpusa.org Let's cut to the headline takeaways: One of the single biggest causes of the current inflation is the pandemic and the breaks in global supply chains that resulted. In a capitalist system, or any "market" system, when supply is restricted and demand remains high, prices rise. The second biggest cause is the U.S. "Cold …

Canadian Tire Fire (2023-01-26). Canadian Tire Fire #52: Far-Right Doxxings and Consequences, New Prisons, and Queer Community Defence. itsgoingdown.org This week we share updates on two new proposals for prisons in New Brunswick and Quebec. We also have updates from many actions over the past few weeks defending libraries and university campuses alike from reactionary queer and transphobes. Finally, we share news of a recent doxxing of a far-Right recruiter in Ottawa, and updates…

Chris Walker (2023-01-26). Oklahoma Republican's Bill Would Fine Drag Performers $20K Over Shows for Kids. truthout.org A Republican lawmaker in the Oklahoma state legislature has proposed a bill that would criminalize certain drag performances that take place in public spaces. The bill, authored by state Rep. Kevin West (R), wrongly claims that such performances are equivalent to 18-and-over entertainment, including adult dancing or situations where nudity is present. The bill's text specifically singles out kid… |

Chris Walker (2023-01-26). Poll: Most Think Trump's Actions on Classified Docs Were Illegal But Not Biden's. truthout.org A new poll shows that President Joe Biden's approval rating hasn't been greatly affected by the discovery that he had been improperly storing classified documents in his offices and on his personal property. Most Americans are concerned about Biden's handling of the government documents, a portion of which were marked classified. Indeed, a majority (57 percent) disapprove of how the president has… |

Chris Walker (2023-01-26). Republicans Invite Sinema to Caucus With Them Instead of Democrats. truthout.org Republican leadership in the Senate is openly courting Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema — a former Democrat who changed her party affiliation to independent in December — to caucus with Republicans or become an official member of the GOP. Sinema, who obstructed a number of items on the Democratic agenda as a member of that party, currently caucuses with Democrats, as do two other independents in the… |

Civil Liberties Defense Center (2023-01-26). Five Suggestions for When State Repression Comes to Town. itsgoingdown.org

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-26). Fact Check: 75% Of Americans Put Less Than 20% Down Payment To Buy Homes. moguldom.com Many wannabe homeowners put their dreams on hold and watched in dismay as home prices skyrocketed out of reach in the pandemic housing boom. Now that mortgage rates are at a four-month low and federal funding fee changes are pending, many are hoping for a more affordable loan. In an effort to fight inflation, the …

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-26). Used Car Prices See Biggest Plunge Since Great Recession, More To Go. moguldom.com Used car prices have been on a wild ride and it's not over yet. Pandemic-related supply chain issues that drained inventory in the new car market helped drive the biggest annual used car price gains on record — up 45 percent in the 12 months ending in June 2021, according to the Consumer Price Index. …

Daniel Kersffeld (2023-01-26). El Caribe como nuevo centro de poder en la CELAC. globalizacion.ca El Caribe como un área geoestratégica ha sido generalmente relegada por los países del Cono Sur. La amplia distancia geográfica, pero sobre todo en términos históricos, culturales y políticos, ha tendido a ver a ese conjunto de islas sólo como…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). AFRICOM Says Two Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed in Somalia Airstrike. news.antiwar.com US Africa Command said in a press release that it launched an airstrike in Somalia on January 23 against al-Shabaab in support of the Mogadishu-based government. The press release said the strike took place in a remote area near Xaradheere, Somalia, about 246 miles northeast of Mogadishu. AFRICOM said its "initial assessment" found that two …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). Kremlin Says US Abrams Tanks Will 'Burn' in Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Responding to President Biden's pledge to send 31 M1 Abrams to Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the US-made tanks will "burn." "I am certain that many experts understand the absurdity of this idea. The plan is disastrous in terms of technology," Peskov said. "But above all, it overestimates the potential it will add to …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). Ukraine Concedes Defeat in Donetsk Town of Soledar. news.antiwar.com Ukraine on Wednesday conceded that it withdrew from the small mining town of Soledar in the Donetsk Oblast almost two weeks after Russian forces said they took control of the area. Soledar is just a few miles northeast of Bakhmut, where Russian and Ukrainian forces have been locked in heavy battles for months. Sergiy Cherevaty, …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). Ukraine Expects to Get All the Western Weapons It Wants. news.antiwar.com Shortly after President Biden announced Ukraine would be getting the Western-made tanks it sought, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was demanding fighter jets and longer-range missiles. Ukrainian officials have been lobbying for months to receive F-15 or F-16 fighter jets from the US and Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACAMS), munitions with a range of up to …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). US Asks Israel to Send Hawk Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US asked Israel to allow its old Hawk anti-aircraft missiles to be sent to Ukraine, Axios reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed US and Israeli officials. The report said the Pentagon made the request to the Israeli Defense Ministry for the air defense system. Israel first purchased the Hawk systems in the 1960s but hasn't …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-26). US, Israel Conclude Largest-Ever Joint Military Exercise Aimed at Iran. news.antiwar.com The US and Israel on Thursday announced the conclusion of their largest-ever joint military exercises, known as Juniper Oak 23. The drills were launched Monday and involved over 140 aircraft and nearly 8,000 troops from both militaries. The massive show of force was clearly a provocation toward Iran despite claims from US officials that it …

David Sirota (2023-01-26). Reminder: Today At 4pm ET Is Our Live Q&A About Corporate Media. levernews.com

Dean Baker (2023-01-26). After Fourth Quarter GDP, Economy Looks Solid Unless Fed Derails Economy. cepr.net While the media keep touting the prospects for a recession, it is difficult to see why there would be one in the immediate future. Just to start with the basic picture, growth in the fourth quarter was a very solid 2.9 percent, following a slighter stronger 3.1 percent in the third quarter. This is very …

Dean Baker (2023-01-26). After Fourth Quarter GDP, Economy Looks Solid Unless Fed Derails It. cepr.net While the media keep touting the prospects for a recession, it is difficult to see why there would be one in the immediate future. To start with the basic picture, growth in the fourth quarter was a very solid 2.9 percent, following a slightly stronger 3.1 percent in the third quarter. This is very far …

Derrick Broze (2023-01-26). Mexico Becomes First Nation to Admit Harms of Geoengineering, Halts Future Experiments. globalresearch.ca

Desiree Kane (2023-01-26). Indigenous Women and Femmes Are Winning Fights to Reclaim Land. truthout.org Indigenous women and femmes continue to lead in creatively reclaiming Native land, despite barriers put in place to subvert the work of rematriating these lands back to their original caretakers. A responsive movement has formed under the umbrella rallying cry of "Land Back." The slogan is as clear as could possibly be. "Land Back" means exactly that: land back — acres upon acres of it. |

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-26). Catastrophic COVID-19 Vaccine Casualties in 2021. globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2023-01-26). Did Germany Just Officially Declare War on Russia? globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2023-01-26). Clean energy playing growing role in ensuring China's energy supply. ecns.cn Wind and solar energy are playing growing roles in ensuring China's energy supply, thanks to their continuous scale expansion.

Eden Clark (2023-01-26). Victory, certified: NLRB rules in favor of Amazon Labor Union. liberationnews.org On January 11, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against Amazon's attempt to overturn the historic union victory of the Amazon Labor Union at JFK8 in Staten Island in New York City.

Editor (2023-01-26). Honoring Dr. King's legacy: Speak out against racism, poverty and World War III. mronline.org A standing-room-only crowd packed St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Harlem, New York, for a "speak out to stop racism, poverty and World War III." The event honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy on the weekend of the King Day holiday.

Editor (2023-01-26). Short video on the U.S. military and climate disaster. mronline.org Ireland has to stop collaborating with the U.S. military/industrial complex by allowing U.S. troops and in Shannon Airport (3 million and rising so far).

Editor (2023-01-26). Caitlin Johnstone: US Constantly Provoking China. scheerpost.com The way the U.S. has been positioning its war machinery around China would have sparked a third world war had the roles been reversed. Nonetheless, talk inside the U.S. empire is all about Chinese "aggression."

Editor (2023-01-26). 'Israel Is an Apartheid State,' But Keep the US Aid Flowing—Rothkopf. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-26). Movement to Stop Atlanta's 'Cop City' Calls for Support After Police Kill Forest Defender. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-26). Patrick Lawrence: Biden's Secret Stash. scheerpost.com If this president didn't know he was in possession of classified documents, in some cases for more than a decade, he simply is not qualified to hold any public office allowing him such access.

Editor (2023-01-26). Transition to EVs Must Be Paired With Bold Investments in Mass Transit: Study. scheerpost.com "We can either electrify the status quo to reach zero emissions, or the energy transition can be used as an opportunity to rethink our cities and the transportation sector," says lead author of new report.

Editor (2023-01-26). When Good Refugees Turn Bad. scheerpost.com By Binoy Kampmark / CounterPunch When the first Russian forces began entering Ukrainian territory in February 2022, the instant reaction from Europe, the UK, Canada and Australia, was one of open commitment to Ukraine's refugees. The relentless human trains heading westwards were initially embraced by Poles, whose history with Ukraine is, at best, tense and …

Eric Margolis (2023-01-26). Halt This Crazy Rush to All-out War. globalresearch.ca

Ernesto Cazal (2023-01-26). Why President Maduro Canceled His Attendance at CELAC Summit in Argentina. orinocotribune.com By Ernesto Cazal &#1 ; Jan 25, 2023 | It has been a complete surprise for many that President Nicolás Maduro did not travel to Buenos Aires to participate in the 7th CELAC Summit. It was an important event, and CELAC was promoted mainly by Venezuela from its beginnings to the present, so Venezuelan government representation is essential in a context of challenges towards regional integration. | The

Fight Back (2023-01-26). Faculty strike at U of Illinois-Chicago ends with win. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On January 22, the United Faculty Union of the University of Illinois at Chicago ended a four-day strike, winning major improvements for the 1500 full time, tenured and non-tenured faculty represented by the union. The strike has brought more than 300 days of negotiations to a close. | The stated goals of the strike centered around a few key points in the negotiations, chief among them, increased starting pay for faculty across the board, and stronger mental health support for students and faculty. | Despite publicly and repeatedly claiming that it didn't have the money to pay for these improvemen…

Fight Back (2023-01-26). District Council candidates prepare to create turning point in the fight against police tyranny. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – 200 people filled up the main hall of the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters on January 22 for a political forum in preparation for the local police District Council elections. There were over 50 District Council candidates in attendance, and other participants included alderpersons, union leaders and community organizers. Over 40 people of various ages, genders, and nationalities spoke at the forum, and they were all united behind the need to use the February 28 elections to create a base of power from which the working and oppressed people of Chicago can hold the police accountable. | "These cand…

Giacomo Sini (2023-01-26). The Local Power of Italy's No Base Movement. progressive.org A coalition of residents in and around Pisa are fighting on anti-militarism and environmental fronts to shut down a new military base.

Global Research News (2023-01-26). Selected Articles: German Foreign Minister: We Are at War with Russia. globalresearch.ca By Go figure. Why did German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock announce in English that Germany is now at war with Russia? Is this how the …

Gloria Rubac (2023-01-26). Honor MLK ‚àí Abolish the death penalty. workers.org Death row families are activists for their loved ones. Vicky Reyes; Yancy Balderas, mother and spouse of prisoner Juan Balderas; and Vickie Curry, spouse of George Curry. WW PHOTO: Gloria Rubac Houston Activists with the Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan. 16, . . . |

Hamilton Nolan (2023-01-26). Dear Opponents of Ron DeSantis Everywhere: Get Your Shit Together. commondreams.org

The entire state of Florida, home to 22 million people, is currently being run as a giant Fox News campaign ad for the Ron DeSantis 2024 presidential campaign. As a method of crafting responsible public policy, this approach has a number of drawbacks. Yet when you set aside the politically archaic concept of "good governing," it becomes clear that the DeSantis culture war strategy is highly effective air cover for the more substantive Republican project of class war. As he waves his hands and dazzles us with soundbites, he is trying to break the back of the Florida teachers union, which would rank as one…

Harper Seldin (2023-01-26). Trans Students Should Be Treated With Dignity, Not Outed by Their Schools. aclu.org Trans youth are once again under attack in state legislatures across the country. This year,

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-26). Imperial's diversity networks are looking for new co-chairs. imperial.ac.uk The College's diversity networks are electing new co-chairs.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-26). Loyalty card data could help to identify ovarian cancer symptoms sooner. imperial.ac.uk Loyalty card data on over-the-counter medicine purchases could help spot ovarian cancer cases earlier, an Imperial College London-led study suggests.

In Defense of Liberation! (2023-01-26). Morning Commute: Trans Liberation/Inspiration + Cuban Code of Families. anchor.fm In this episode I talk a bit about recently coming out as Trans, and how our reality in the US is- in comparison to, and in relation to the recently passed Code of Families. Please look into it more!! Also, shoutout to all my LGBTQ+ loves ‚ú®…

infobrics (2023-01-26). Investor Sentiment Shifting in Favour of Emerging Markets, and SA Looks Set to Benefit. infobrics.org The global investment tide is turning in favour of emerging markets, delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos heard, with JSE CEO Leila Fourie believing that SA is set to be one of the beneficiaries…

infobrics (2023-01-26). India Top Buyer of Russian Crude, Private Refiners Lead. infobrics.org According to energy intelligence firm, Vortexa, Indian refiners cumulatively imported around 1.3 million barrels per day (mbpd) of crude oil during January 1-15, 2023. Private refiners accounted for 60 per cent of the imports in the same period…

infobrics (2023-01-26). Did Germany just officially declare war on Russia?>. infobrics.org Although Berlin holds the historical responsibility for invading Russia and killing nearly 30 million of its citizens, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock bluntly declared war on Moscow.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). CELAC Social is Born with the Leading Role of Organisations from the Region. libya360.wordpress.com Ursula Asta and Leila Bitar The first meeting of Celac Social was held under the slogan: "Latin American and Caribbean integration to stop the new Condor plan in the region". This is a space that brings together social, political, trade union, indigenous and human rights organisations in the framework of the 7th Summit of the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). Colombian President Petro's Davos Proposal and What it Reveals. libya360.wordpress.com Eder Peña The Colombian president went to present his concern about the global environmental crisis to those who are generating it On January 17, Colombian President Gustavo Petro participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, which brought together heads of state and world leaders, and presented Colombia's proposals to address the climate…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). How Much Should the West Pay Africans as Reparations? libya360.wordpress.com Richard Oduor Oduku There have been countless attempts over the past 30 years to arrive at a ballpark figure for reparations. However, history shows that Africans should focus more on how the question of "how much?" is framed. What can be paid is largely dependent on who Africans ask for reparations, where they ask, and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). NATO: 90 Seconds to Midnight? libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter The Russian guided missile frigate, the Admiral Gorshkov, is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, ostensibly heading toward the east coast of the United States, part of a planned journey which began on 4 January 2023 and is expected to transit the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, as well as the Mediterranean Sea….

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). Political Earthquake in Argentina: Judicial Meddling and Political Uncertainty. libya360.wordpress.com Juan Martin Gonzalez Cabañas Recent events in Argentina and Latin America reveal that the traditional players and forces have lost the strategic political initiative, and are in permanent pursuit of readjusting the political map of the region in their favour, writes Argentine political scientist Juan Martin Gonzalez Cabañas. In the context of yet another chapter of judicial meddling in the regional politics of Ibero-America, a new political…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). The Kiev Purge: Turmoil in the Capital. libya360.wordpress.com Petr Lavrenin On January 23, in the course of his customary evening video address, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky announced major personnel changes in his government. The decision is linked both to his wish to demonstrate anti-corruption measures to the West and a rise in domestic political conflicts. The resignations affected not only representatives of the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). The West Has a Moral Obligation to Pay Reparations. libya360.wordpress.com Richard Oduor Oduku Calls for former colonial masters to pay reparations for their role in the enslavement of millions of Africans and the colonial exploitation of African lands has gained momentum in recent years. More than any other justification, there is a moral rationale for colonial and imperial powers to right the wrongs of the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-26). US to Send M1 Abrams to Ukraine. US-Backed Terror Targets Myanmar's Upcoming Elections. libya360.wordpress.com Update for January 25, 2023: West pledges main battle tanks to Ukraine &#1 ; Western media reports resignation of several high-level Ukrainian officials; &#1 ; The US and Germany have pledged the M1 Abrams and Leopard 2 main battle tanks; &#1 ; Western military experts explain that Western main battle tanks require large logistical support, years of training…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-26). Fact Check: The Logo For New Orleans Saints Is Connected To American Slavemaking. moguldom.com One thing about New Orleans natives is they don't play about their football team. Win, lose or draw, the people of the Crescent City typically ride or die for the New Orleans Saints and can often be heard screaming "Who Dat" on any given day. It's why the Saints' fleur-de-lis logo, which means lily flower …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-26). Can Cory Booker Be Trusted On Reparations? Senator Reintroduces Bill for Commission to Study Reparations. moguldom.com U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has reintroduced Senate legislation to create a reparations commission at the federal level. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, Booker announced the reintroduction of S.40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act. "If we want to address the institutional bias & racism that has impeded generations of African Americans, we must …

J. B. Gerald (2023-01-26). Denuncias de genocidio regresan a Perú. globalizacion.ca La Fiscalía peruana ha puesto bajo investigación a quien reclama la presidencia del país, Dina Bolurate, por delitos que incluyen genocidio, producto del trato de su gobierno a los manifestantes que prefieren al presidente electo Pedro Castillo. Ahora gran parte…

Jake Johnson (2023-01-26). GOP Tax Plan Slammed by Critics as Glimpse Into Party's Economic Priorities. truthout.org A House GOP proposal to repeal all federal income taxes — including levies on corporations and the rich — and replace them with a whopping 30% national sales tax is drawing increasingly vocal backlash from economists, tax policy experts, and Democratic lawmakers who say the plan is yet another Republican ploy to reward the wealthy at everyone else's expense Unveiled earlier this month by Rep. |

Jake Johnson (2023-01-26). 4 + Climate Groups to UN: 'No COP Overseen by a Fossil Fuel Executive' Can Be Legitimate. commondreams.org

Jake Johnson (2023-01-26). GOP Tax Plan Denounced as 'One of the Most Regressive Proposals in a Generation'. commondreams.org

| A House GOP proposal to repeal all federal income taxes—including levies on corporations and the rich—and replace them with a whopping 30% national sales tax is drawing increasingly vocal backlash from economists, tax policy experts, and Democratic lawmakers who say the plan is yet another Republican ploy to reward the wealthy at everyone else's expense | Unveiled |

Jeferson Miola (2023-01-26). El genocidio del pueblo yanomami clama por justicia. globalizacion.ca El genocidio de los yanomami no fue el resultado de negligencia o incompetencia del gobierno, lo que en sí mismo sería extremadamente grave. Fue un proceso deliberado y metódicamente planificado como política de Estado. | El nuevo gobierno de Luiz Inacio…

Jelani Drew-Davi (2023-01-26). Trump's Return to Facebook Is About More Than Just Trump. commondreams.org

Start my morning with me in May 2020: I've just fed my dog. I'm brushing my teeth. I'm mentally making my to-do list and trying to decide if I should stay in sweatpants for the third day in a row. And suddenly none of my plans matter, because Trump just posted an insinuation that Black Lives Matter activists should be shot. Facebook declines to remove…

John Wojcik (2023-01-26). In major escalation in war, Biden sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine. peoplesworld.org Less than two hours after leading atomic scientists moved the world nuclear clock closer to midnight than it has ever been in history President Biden announced yesterday that the United States is sending Abrams tanks to fight the Russians in Ukraine. The tanks will "enhance Ukraine's capacity to defend its territory and achieve its strategic …

Joshua Frank (2023-01-26). Nuclear Fusion Could Save Us! But There's a Catch: It Won't. commondreams.org

José A. Amesty R. (2023-01-26). CELAC: muro, equilibrio y protagonismo. globalizacion.ca El 23 y 24 de enero 2023, inicia la cumbre de presidentes de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños CELAC, en la República de Argentina. Asistirán al menos unos quince presidentes de la región latinoamericana. | Este organismo de integración,…

Juan Cole (2023-01-26). McCarthy's Vendetta against Rep. Ilhan Omar Recalls Congress's Refusal to seat first African-American Elected to House in 1869. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is making an attempt to keep Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from taking her seat on the Foreign Affairs Committee. Omar is the only African Muslim woman in the House, and it is hard not to conclude that she is being targeted on racial and …

Julia Conley (2023-01-26). At Least 9, Including Elderly Woman, Killed by Israeli Forces in Refugee Camp 'Massacre'. commondreams.org

An elderly woman was among at least nine Palestinian people killed in an early morning raid at a refugee camp in Jenin in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, in what President Mahmoud Abbas denounced as "a massacre from the Israeli occupation government, in the shadow of international silence."The woman died of a gunshot wound in her neck, Middle East Eye (MEE)

Katrina Eiland (2023-01-26). Biden Must Reverse Plans to Revive Deadly Trump-era Asylum Bans. aclu.org President Biden campaigned on a promise to restore our

Kenny Stancil (2023-01-26). New Research Details Promise of Converting From 'War Economy to a Green Economy'. commondreams.org

A pair of reports published Thursday show that many workers employed in the U.S. military-industrial complex support shifting manufacturing resources from military to civilian use—a conversion seen as vital to the fight against the climate emergency.Moving "from a war economy to a green economy" can help avert the worst consequences of the climate crisis, noted the Costs of War project at Brown University's Watson Institute, publisher of the new research."Ever-higher military spending is contributing to climate catastrophe, and U.S. lawmakers need a better understanding of alternative economic choi…

Kerry Smith (2023-01-26). Invasion Day protests demand sovereignty now! greenleft.org.au Tens of thousands of people joined Invasion Day protests around the country on January 26.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-26). The Protest Songs Of David Crosby. shadowproof.com "Part of our job is just to rock you, and part of our job is to be like troubadours, carrying the news from one town to another, like town criers," singer-songwriter David Crosby declared in an interview in 2006. Crosby took his responsibility as a prominent musician seriously, and when…

krish-rad_ind (2023-01-26). U.S. to train Ukraine troops on Patriots in Oklahoma (Colonel Macgregor). thesaker.is

krish-rad_ind (2023-01-26). Israel's Hard-Right Turn Fails to Raise Alarm in US Media. fair.org

krish-rad_ind (2023-01-26). Exaggeration of Extremism — A Piece of History | Douglas Macgregor. theduran.com

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-26). German Foreign Minister: We Are at War with Russia. globalresearch.ca

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-26). Zelenskyy Regime Calls for BlackRock to Do Business in Shell Shocked Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

LAURA (2023-01-26). Abortion Saved My Life Banners Appear Across Bay Area Freeways. indybay.org Banners declaring "Abortion Saved My Life" emblazon freeways across 5 Bay Area cities. Protest against anti-abortion, far-right agenda in SF today, Jan 21, at noon.

Lee Camp (2023-01-26). Raided by The FBI for Being Socialist, with Omali Yeshitela. mintpressnews.com Lee Camp speaks with Omali Yeshitela, a man raided by the FBI for being a black socialist, to discuss the revolutionary black liberation movement, US imperialism, racism, and the corruption of the two-party system.

Liberation Staff (2023-01-26). PSL Editorial — Stop U.S. funding for Israel's massacres. liberationnews.org It is an outrage that the politicians in Washington choose to prioritize funding this horrific repression over addressing any of the countless dire social problems working people are facing across the country.

Lucine Kasbarian (2023-01-26). The Armenian Cause: Silence Is Violence. indybay.org Social justice slogans that evidently don't apply to the Armenian Cause.

Margaret Kimberley (2023-01-26). Cop City kills before it opens. mronline.org What could possibly go wrong with a $90 million, 85-acre police training ground that the community doesn't want? Someone could be killed, and that happened before Atlanta's awful Cop City project has even been built.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-26). Scientists: Doomsday Clock moves closer to world nuclear disaster. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Tick, tick, tick…the world's Doomsday Clock is the closest it's ever been to forecasting global disaster. The clock, published since 1945 by the Chicago-based Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and adjusted yearly, was reset at a Jan. 25 D.C. press conference to 90 seconds before midnight, compared to 100 seconds in early 2022. The farthest …

Mattie Daughtry (2023-01-26). Paid Time Off Isn't a Luxury; It's Essential. progressive.org As women legislators, we've both spent our legislative careers fighting for good paid leave policies.

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2023-01-26). What Can the United States Bring to the Peace Table for Ukraine? dissidentvoice.org The 2023 Doomsday Clock statement &#1 ; Image credit: the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has just issued its 2023 Doomsday Clock statement, calling this "a time of unprecedented danger." It has advanced the hands of the clock to 90 seconds to midnight, meaning that the world is closer to …

Michael Berkowitz (2023-01-26). 'Triangle of Sadness' review: Marx for Beginners! peoplesworld.org Editor's note: The following review contains some plot spoilers. Like any trainwreck, Ruben Ostlund's Triangle of Sadness is hard to look away from. There's a florid cast of characters, lots of action, and clear political rooting interests. Two legs of his triangle are a bit shaky, though quite interesting. But the hypotenuse is certainly compelling …

Michael G. Roskin (2023-01-26). Mike Pompeo, seeking White House, runs interference for the Saudis, Trashing murdered Journalist Khashoggi. juancole.com Nashville &#1 ; (Special to Informed Comment) &#1 ; Mike Pompeo asserts that murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Kashoggi was no mild critic of the Saudi regime but a dangerous radical trying to subvert it. This, I suspect, has been the Saudi line fed to Washington since Kashoggi's 2018 dismemberment at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Trump …

Miko Peled (2023-01-26). "New Sheriff in Town": Israel's Dangerous Challenge to Al-Aqsa Custodianship Threatens World Peace. mintpressnews.com Israel's denial of entry into Al-Aqsa to the Jordanian Ambassador marks a dangerous development for the holy site and a potential catastrophe for Palestine and the world, warns Miko Peled.

Natalia Marques (2023-01-26). Atlanta fights against $90 million dollar "urban warfare" corporate-backed police training facility. peoplesdispatch.org On June 7, 2021, then Atlanta city councilwoman Joyce Sheperd introduced a city ordinance to lease 381 acres of public land to the Atlanta Police Foundation for a police training facility, then budgeted at $80.6 million dollars. "To her surprise," writes the activist group Defend the Atlanta Forest, this ordinance was met with massive public opposition. | Leading up to a meeting on June 16, 2021 of Atlanta city council's finance executive committee, Atlanta residents called in 3 hours and 41 minutes of public comments in the form of pre-recorded messages. Most comments were in opposition to the project. Protester…

Newswire Editor (2023-01-26). From a War Economy to a Green Economy. commondreams.org

Newswire Editor (2023-01-26). Irresponsible Greed Drives Facebook to Restore Trump's Account. commondreams.org Facebook has once again missed the opportunity to be the adult in the room when it comes to checking the clear and present danger that Donald Trump poses to the nation on social media. Instead, the company and its founder Mark Zuckerberg decided to try to plunge headlong into a race to the bottom with Elon Musk and Twitter, irrespective of the threat to public safety and national security.Donald Trump continues to pose a very real threat to public safety and to our democracy, but Facebook has once again chosen corporate profit over its responsibility to the very people that enrich the platform and its founder.

Newswire Editor (2023-01-26). Landlords Celebrate Biden's Weak "Renter Protection" Plan. commondreams.org

Newswire Editor (2023-01-26). Meta's decision on Trump is a huge distraction from thoughtful debate about content moderation and how to address the harms of Big Tech. commondreams.org Meta Discussions about online content moderation and what policies are needed to ensure human rights, free expression and safety are some of the m…

Nitza Soledad Perez (2023-01-26). Inside Florida's Hurricane Ian recovery. america.cgtn.com Hurricane Ian now ranks as the third costliest hurricane ever to hit the U.S. with damage estimated near $113 billion. The federal government has so far paid out more than $4.5 billion in disaster aid, but recovery remains slow. See more.

Olujimi Alade (2023-01-26). What's behind involuntary commitment? — a WW commentary. workers.org Eric Adams, a man who prides himself on bringing some "swagger" back to the New York City mayoral office, has seemingly made good on his promise. Near the end of November, Mayor Adams announced a plan to involuntarily commit homeless people to mental institutions. This is just another step in . . . |

Owen Fairclough (2023-01-26). U.S. gives aid to Ukraine as it hits borrowing limit. america.cgtn.com The Biden administration has made this latest commitment to Ukraine as the U.S. hits its borrowing limits. Meanwhile hardline conservatives are demanding spending cuts as the price of preventing Washington defaulting. See the latest.

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-01-26). Will Putin's Legacy Be Nuclear Armageddon? thealtworld.com How long is Putin going to sit on his butt and allow his limited military operation to be widened into nuclear war? If Putin does not soon fulfill his responsibility to quickly bring the conflict to a decisive Russian victory before Washington and NATO can further widen the war, Putin's legacy will be nuclear Armageddon. | For a year now Putin has allowed a war Russia could have quickly won to widen into a confrontation between the US/NATO and Russia. This is no longer a limited Russian operation in Donbass. Each successive widening by the West has crossed more Russian red lines that are never enforced. If Putin…

Paulo Cabral (2023-01-26). Brazil launches investigation into genocide of Yanomami Indigenous peoples. america.cgtn.com The Yanomami Indigenous community in Brazil faces growing malnutrition, rising infant mortality, and many other health problems. President da Silva has promised swift action both in this crisis and against the root cause of the problem.

People's Voice (2023-01-26). Unions for workers or unions for bosses? The WFTU vs. the ITUC. peoplesworld.org As 2022 drew to a close, working people around the world received end-of-year messages from the two main international trade union federations, the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). The content of the messages was wildly different from one another, revealing the starkly contrasting approaches to union leadership …

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-26). years after Roe v Wade, what does reproductive justice look like in the US? peoplesdispatch.org On January 22, thousands of women gathered in rallies in different cities across the United States to commemorate the th anniversary of Roe v Wade and demand reproductive freedom and their right to bodily autonomy and equality.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-26). Controversy over Beirut blasts probe escalates. peoplesdispatch.org The investigation into the August 2020 blasts, which killed over 200 people and injured thousands, has become a point of contention after controversial judge Tarek Bitar said he was resuming proceedings. Lebanon's Chief Prosecutor Ghassan Oweidat has filed charges against Bitar…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-26). Demand for Wasantha Mudalige's release grows stronger. peoplesdispatch.org

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-26). Five Memphis cops arrested and charged with the murder of Tyre Nichols. peoplesdispatch.org Memphis police quickly fired and arrested officers in anticipation of the release of the footage of brutal beating of Nichols, which resulted in his death…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-26). Israeli Occupation Forces massacre nine Palestinians in Jenin Refugee Camp. peoplesdispatch.org

Peter Koenig (2023-01-26). German Leopards: More Killing, Collaterals, No End in Sight. With a Historic Perspective on Germany's Repeated Role in Attempting at Conquering Russia. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-26). Ucrania había perdido la guerra incluso antes de que comenzara. globalizacion.ca Introducción | En el transcurso de los últimos 11 meses, he estado revisando diariamente numerosos artículos cuidadosamente documentados sobre la guerra que se desarrolla en Ucrania, | El consenso en evolución, después de once meses que emana de los altos rangos del…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-26). Unspoken Divisions within NATO. "Sleeping with the Enemy" globalresearch.ca

Prof Rodrigue Tremblay (2023-01-26). Why Does Humanity Still Tolerate the Tragedy of Wars in the 21st Century? The Big Picture. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2023-01-26). North Korea and the "General Theory of Juche"(主體:주체): Seven Questions. globalresearch.ca

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2023-01-26). CovertAction Bulletin: What's Assange Charged With? Telling the Truth! covertactionmagazine.com On Jan 20, the Belmarsh Tribunal packed a room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC as thousands also watched online. Co-host Chris Garaffa was there to cover this historic event for CovertAction.

Ramona Wadi (2023-01-26). Israeli Calls for Palestinian Hamlet Khan Al-Ahmar's Demolition speak of Colonial Violence and Privilege. juancole.com ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; The former Israeli ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, has told a Likud faction meeting that "illegal Palestinian construction" in the occupied West Bank is "rampant". He wasn't being honest. "Last Friday we made it clear that supporting settlements does not contradict upholding the law," he claimed. "The defence …

rebekah (2023-01-26). Social Security Benefits Are Not a Gift, but a Sacred Contract With Working People. inequality.org

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Defeat of Russia: U.S.-EU-NATO threaten Serbia over Kosovo. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NoviniteJanuary 24, 2023 Vucic: Serbia has received an Ultimatum from the West to Normalize Relations with Kosovo Serbia has received an ultimatum from leading Western countries to normalize relations with Kosovo, said Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. *** At a meeting last week, representatives of the European Union, the United States, France, Germany and Italy threatened …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). NATO warships near Serbia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92January 24, 2023 NATO ships near Serbia: What is it about? They spoke up The ships of NATO member states, the US "James E. Williams" and the Turkish "Barbados", will sail into the Port of Bar [Montenegro] today, the Ministry of Defense announced. The statement said that the goal of the visit is "strengthening defense …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). After missiles, APCs, tanks, NATO nations may send fighter jets to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Radio PolandJanuary 26, 2023 Kyiv's Western allies debating transfer of fighter jets to Ukraine: Politico Kyiv's Western allies are negotiating the transfer of fighter jets to Kiev, the Politico wrote on Thursday, quoting military experts. "Conversations with more than half a dozen Western military officials and diplomats confirm an internal debate about supplying Ukraine with …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Canada sending combat-ready German battle tanks to Ukraine in weeks. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJanuary 26, 2026 Canada pledges 4 Leopard tanks to Ukraine Canada will be sending four Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand announced on Thursday…. "Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks in the coming weeks. This donation, combined with the contributions of allies and partners, …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Fighting tomorrow's wars today: NATO defense chiefs discuss Ukraine, Kosovo, Iraq with global partners. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Command TransformationJanuary 24, 2023 NATO Chiefs of Defence Meet in Brussels On 18 and 19 January 2023, the NATO Military Committee, joined by invitees Finland and Sweden, met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels. The Chiefs of Defence discussed the strengthening of the Defence and Deterrence posture of the Alliance by increasing readiness, …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). France Commits to 40% Increase in Military Spending, Nuclear Weapon Modernization. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com France Commits to 40% Increase in Military Spending, Nuclear Weapon ModernizationAndy Corbley French President Emmanuel Macron announced recently his administration would increase France's national defense spending 40% over the next 6 years, saying "there is no longer a peace dividend," referring to the common refrain following the end of the Cold War. FULL STORY…

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Germany trains Ukrainians on armored vehicles, tanks to arrive in two months. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Deutsche WelleJanuary 26, 2023 Ukraine updates: German tanks to arrive in mid-spring Germany says Ukraine will receive promised Leopard 2 tanks by early April…. The Leopard 2 battle tanks Germany has promised to Ukraine to aid in its defense against Russia's invasion will arrive at the end of March or the start of April, new …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Great friends and partners: Turkey delivers more combat drones to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 26, 2023 Baykar transfers two more Bayraktar TB2 drones to Ukraine The Turkish company Baykar has transferred two more Bayraktar TB2 drones to Ukraine on a free basis, the Defense Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has reported. "Today [January 25] we received two more Bayraktar TB2 drones from our great friends …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). In historic visit by president, Israel tells NATO to confront Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agence France-PresseJanuary 26, 2023 Israel Urges NATO To Confront Iran Threat Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Thursday urged the NATO military alliance to toughen its approach to Iran, as Tehran supplies drones to Russia for its war on Ukraine. "The crisis there goes beyond the boundaries of Ukraine, with the Iranian threat now at Europe's …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). NATO to hold unprecedented/unparalleled strategic talks with India. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com MintJanuary 26, 2023 India, Nato to hold strategic talks; focus on regional security, China New Delhi is set to host a rare strategic dialogue with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) focused on regional security issues in a development with potential global ramifications. The dialogue is expected to be held in early March, said people …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Romania: France leads NATO war game across Black Sea from Crimea, Russian fleet HQ. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressJanuary 25, 2023 In Romania, French battlegroup holds NATO combat exercise Around 600 French soldiers deployed as part of a NATO battlegroup in Romania held a combat exercise on Wednesday to test the 30-nation military alliance's readiness on its eastern flank, amid Russia's war in neighboring Ukraine. The drill at a training range near …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Spain ready to deploy some of its 327 German tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostJanuary 26, 2023 Spain Says 'Ready' to Send German Tanks to Kyiv Spain said Wednesday it was ready to send some of its German-made Leopard tanks to bolster Ukraine's fight against Russia after Berlin granted approval for their European transfers. "Spain is ready…to deal with our allies in any way necessary, whether that means …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). U.S. ambassador balks at addressing Serbian concerns. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com B92January 25, 2023 U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo refused to answer questions Ambassador of the United States of America at the so-called Kosovo Jeffrey Hovenier refused to answer journalists' questions about the latest events in Kosovo. This happened after the opening of the international conference on cyber security in Pristina. "No. I have many things to …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). U.S. envoy called out for egging on Georgian coup/war plot. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJanuary 26, 2023 Ruling party head: US Ambassador's statement on ex-Pres. Saakashvili's clandestine return to Georgia — "unfortunate" The ruling party Head said it would be "difficult" to evaluate why Degnan refrained from answering the question and stressed neglecting the rule of law principle was a "serious problem". Irakli Kobakhidze, the Head of the ruling …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). U.S. taps Israel for Hawk anti-aircraft systems for Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostJanuary 26, 2023 US Asks Israel to Send Hawk Air Defense Systems to Ukraine: Report The Biden administration has asked Israel to transfer its discontinued Hawk anti-aircraft systems to Ukraine. The Pentagon requested the move from Israel two weeks ago…. *** Israel shares an understanding with Russia to avoid targeting each other in Syria, …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-26). Ukraine Gets the Tanks, But Will They Make a Difference? antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyiv Gets the Tanks but Will They Make a Difference?Andy Corbley FULL ARTICLE (Note: statement about Russian casualties was intended as paraphrase of Western language and not as expression of fact. — RR] BERLIN, Germany. January 25th, 2023. With Chancellor Olaf Scholtz's decision to send 14 Leopard 2 main battle tanks to Ukraine, the US, …

Robert C. Koehler (2023-01-26). How to Disarm a Lost Soul. commondreams.org

I had a passing moment of wonder the other day — as I read about the latest . . . you know, mass shootings.Troubled souls with guns. Big problem.My thought was simply this: What if . . .? And then I lapsed into uncertainty. What if . . . violence were not the simplistic and obvious — and only — solution to so many problems? Violence presents itself, in our imaginations (and in our games, in our movies, in our defense budget), as consequence-free, instantaneous and, for God's sake, necessary. It's the essence — it's the definition — of empowerment.And then the headlines screa…

Robert S. Becker (2023-01-26). Today's jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems. nationofchange.org The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we're vexed by lethal gridlock.

Roger D. Harris (2023-01-26). The Winter Coup Season in Latin America: Coverage by the Democratic Party-Aligned Liberal US Press. orinocotribune.com

Ryan Black (2023-01-26). Progressive Democrats Welcome A Primary Challenge To Biden In 2024. progressivehub.net MARCY WINOGRAD | LA PROGRESSIVE…

Sam Carliner (2023-01-26). The World Comes to DC to Demand Biden Drop the Case Against Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca

SAM (2023-01-26). Centrist Democrats Are Using Dark Money To Defeat Progressives. progressivehub.net AKELA LACY | THE INTERCEPT…

SAM (2023-01-26). Left-Wing Israelis Are Already Protesting The Rightist Government. progressivehub.net BEN REIFF | +972 MAGAZINE…

Sean Callebs (2023-01-26). The Heat: Climate Change &#1 ; Ozone Layer. america.cgtn.com Earth's protective layer is healing. What's behind the change and what does it mean for the environment? There's good news to report about the environment. The Earth's ozone is set to fully recover within the next four decades. A new United Nations report indicates efforts …

Sean Mathews (2023-01-26). Middle East Primed to Pounce When EU Bans Russian Diesel. globalresearch.ca

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-26). AOC Leads 76 Democrats in Urging Biden Officials to Reverse Title 42 Expansion. truthout.org Dozens of lawmakers in the House and the Senate are urging the Biden administration to reverse its expansion of Title 42 — a cruel anti-immigration policy originally invoked by former President Donald Trump — and reconsider its planned proposal of an "illegal and inhumane" travel ban. In a letter signed by 77 Democrats sent to President Joe Biden this week, the lawmakers said that… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-26). House GOP's Natural Resources Chair Has a New Chief of Staff: An Oil Lobbyist. truthout.org A new report unveils that a significant number of Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee — which oversees key issues like fossil fuel usage and land conservation — employ former fossil fuel lobbyists in top staff positions that could influence policy in coming years. Watchdog Accountable.US released a report showing that seven Republicans in the House have oil lobbyists in top… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-26). Kyrsten Sinema Challenger Ruben Gallego Breaks Fundraising Record With $1M Haul. truthout.org The campaign by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is touting its over $1 million fundraising haul, achieved in just the 24 hours after Gallego announced his campaign on Monday, perhaps portending an uphill battle for Sinema to keep her seat after provoking the ire of progressives and Democrats over the past years. In a press release, the Gallego campaign announced that… |

SouthFront5 (2023-01-26). Indonesia To Use Central Bank Digital Currency In Metaverse. southfront.org Indonesia is taking a big step forward in the world of digital currencies by introducing a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to its citizens. This CBDC, which is scheduled to be launched later this year, will be used in the decentralized Metaverse platform. This is a huge milestone for Indonesia and the world as it marks the first-ever country to use a central bank digital currency in a blockchain-based virtual world. In this blog post, we will explore the implications of this move and what it could mean for…

SouthFront5 (2023-01-26). Ukraine Command And Coordination Architecture In Bakhmut. southfront.org This article uses the data provided by the Russian Telegram channels Rybar. | Al Jazeera has released a report from the Ukrainian-controlled town of Bakhmut (Artemivsk). Correspondent Omar al-Hajj describes how Ukrainian units are trying to allegedly "ensure the safety of the town's residents, assessing the situation as critical". | The last part of the video showed a rather interesting scene, Al Jazeera cameramen filmed the process of the situation room center collecting and analysing data from all drones operating over frontline in real time. | Three men from the Scala Independent Reconnaissance Battalion ar…

SouthFront5 (2023-01-26). War To Last Ukrainian Accelerates &#1 ; Pressgangs Kidnap Men For Front (Overview, Videos). southfront.org Only four days ago, we published an article about the methods used to hand out draft notices in Ukraine today. In the last few days, the situation has moved to a new level of irrationality. | Men of all ages are simply being kidnapped from the streets of Ukrainian cities and villages. Ukrainian social media reports that, for example, in Dnipropetrovsk, men have even been seized at the entrances to metro stations during air-raid alerts. Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian Armed Forces' general staff…

Speak Out Now (2023-01-26). Saturday 2/4: Workers in Britain Fight Back! (Online Townhall). indybay.org Online townhall, see website for details…

Staff (2023-01-26). Perspectivas de paz en tiempos de guerra, militarización y confrontación de bloques. cubadebate.cu La estrategia occidental de querer derrotar militarmente a Rusia con suministros de armas a Ucrania cada vez mayores y más pesados es insensata e irresponsable: Rusia es una potencia nuclear y no está dispuesta a renunciar a intereses existenciales. Los suministros de armas prolongan la guerra y alimentan el riesgo de una escalada que desemboque en la Tercera Guerra Mundial. El que quiere guerra envía armas; el que quiere paz envía diplomáticos.

Staff (2023-01-26). En fotos, el Ojo del Sahara: La misteriosa formación geológica en el corazón del desierto africano. cubadebate.cu Con un diámetro aproximado de 50 000 metros, geógrafos y astrónomos coinciden en que es una formación geológica 'curiosa'. Algunos científicas piensan que se formó tras la colisión de un asteroide gigantesco. Otros, sin embargo, creen que tiene que ver con un domo que se erosionó con la fuerza del viento.

Staff (2023-01-26). Establecen precio minorista único de la papa. cubadebate.cu La Gaceta Oficial Ordinaria número 9 publica hoy la Resolución 5/2023 del Ministerio de Agricultura, que fija el precio minorista único para la venta regulada de la papa en 11 pesos la libra.

Staff (2023-01-26). Mandatario cubano sostienen encuentro de trabajo con Maduro. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, sostuvo hoy una reunión de trabajo con su homólogo de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, en el estado La Guaira. El mandatario venezolano recibió en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía, en La Guaira, a su par cubano, luego de que este cumpliera una agenda de trabajo en Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-26). Ofrece Frei Bretto conferencia en evento por el Equilibrio del Mundo. cubadebate.cu El destacado intelectual Frei Betto ofreció una conferencia magistral este miércoles en la Quinta Conferencia Internacional por el Equilibrio del Mundo, inaugurada la víspera en La Habana con la participación de unos 1 100 delegados de más de 80 países.

Staff (2023-01-26). Presentan equipo Cuba al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol (+ Infografía). cubadebate.cu En una transmisión de la Televisión Cubana, autoridades de la Federación Cubana de Béisbol presentaron este miércoles el equipo Cuba al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol, que se celebrará en cuatro ciudades de Asia y América del 8 al 21 de marzo de 2023.

Staff (2023-01-26). Presentan moción de vacancia contra la presidenta peruana Dina Boluarte. cubadebate.cu Un grupo de congresistas presentaron este miércoles una moción de vacancia contra la presidenta designada de Perú, Dina Boluarte, por incapacidad moral.

Staff (2023-01-26). Servicio de Guardacosta de EEUU y autoridades de Islas Caimán devuelven nuevo grupo de migrantes irregulares. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles 25 de enero el Servicio de Guardacostas de Estados Unidos devolvió 69 migrantes irregulares por el puerto de Orozco, en Bahía Honda, Artemisa.Esas personas (61 hombres, 8 mujeres) habían participado en salidas ilegales del país e interceptados por el SGC en el mar. La mayoría residen en La Habana y Matanzas.

Staff (2023-01-26). Al menos nueve palestinos murieron este jueves en redada israelí en Cisjordania. cubadebate.cu El incidente ocurrió en lo que los funcionarios palestinos describieron como una feroz operación en pleno día en el campo de refugiados de Yenín, un bastión insurgente de Cisjordania que, desde hace casi un año, es el escenario de redadas de detención casi diarias por parte de las fuerzas israelíes.

Staff (2023-01-26). Científica cubana es premiada por biofarmacéutica Bayer. cubadebate.cu La empresa químico-farmacéutica alemana Bayer concedió el premio en ciencias médicas a la científica cubana Yanira Méndez por el desarrollo de nuevos métodos para elaborar vacunas antibacterianas y modificar anticuerpos para obtener agentes anticancerígenos. Méndez también aportó sus conocimientos a las vacunas contra la covid-19.

Staff (2023-01-26). Con gol de Dembelé, el Barcelona supera a Real Sociedad en Copa del Rey. cubadebate.cu Cuando chocan dos equipos que se definen por su filosofía ofensiva, por propuestas valientes que quieren robar la pelota rápido y arriba, el aficionado se frota las manos, pues se prometen fuegos artificiales. Sin embargo, hay veces en las que este tipo de partidos ofrece la exhibición de un bloque y el padecimiento del otro.

Staff (2023-01-26). Conferencia por el Equilibrio del Mundo: El cambio climático ya afecta cada región del planeta. cubadebate.cu "Sin importar su extensión o ubicación geográfica, el cambio climático está incidiendo en todas las regiones del mundo y las temperaturas máximas aumentan en cada una", afirmó Paola Andrea Arias, miembro del Grupo Intergubernamental de Expertos sobre el Cambio Climático (IPCC), en la V Conferencia por el Equilibrio del Mundo, que sesiona en el Palacio de las Convenciones de La Habana entre el 24 y el 28 de enero.

Staff (2023-01-26). Federación Cubana de Béisbol confirma nómina de Agricultores para Serie del Caribe. cubadebate.cu La Federación Cubana de Béisbol confirmó este jueves la nómina de Agricultores para la cercana Serie del Caribe de Béisbol de Gran Caracas 2023. Tras reunirse con la dirección del elenco campeón de la I Liga Élite del Béisbol Cubano, el equipo quedó conformado por dos receptores, siete jugadores de cuadro e igual cifra de jardineros, más 12 lanzadores.

Staff (2023-01-26). Generalizar las mejores experiencias para satisfacer las demandas de la población. cubadebate.cu La recuperación de la vivienda, la contratación de productos agrícolas y el comportamiento del Programa de Atención Materno Infantil, fueron temas ampliamente analizados en la primera reunión de 2023 con los gobernadores e intendentes del país, que dirigió el miembro del Buró Político del Partido y primer ministro de la República, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

Staff (2023-01-26). Informan sobre causas del atraso en el azúcar de la canasta familiar. cubadebate.cu En el año 2022, el azúcar que se distribuye al sistema del Comercio en Cuba tuvo una afectación de cerca de 60 000 toneladas, a partir de los resultados de la zafra 2021-2022, considerada como la producción más baja en más de 100 años.

Staff (2023-01-26). Instalan pequeña estación sismológica en Ciego de àÅvila. cubadebate.cu La víspera quedó instalada y entró en operación en el municipio de Florencia, en la central provincia cubana de Ciego de àÅvila, una pequeña estación sismológica que permitirá el seguimiento permanente a la sismicidad en el territorio nacional y sus alrededores. La nueva estación es la número 20 del Sistema de Alerta Sismológico y de Tsunami del país.

Staff (2023-01-26). Investigador Pedro Pablo Rodríguez: "Martí no fue moda pasajera en Fidel" cubadebate.cu Sobre la vigencia del pensamiento martiano en el ideario y accionar de Fidel Castro se debatió hoy en la V Conferencia Internacional por el Equilibrio del Mundo, que se desarrolla hasta el próximo 28 de enero en el Palacio de las Convenciones de La Habana.

Staff (2023-01-26). Ligero cambio de tiempo en el occidente desde la tarde. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá con poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará desde el mediodía en el occidente, con algunos chubascos y lluvias que ocurrirán principalmente en su costa norte. En el resto del país estará parcialmente nublado con escasas lluvias.

Staff (2023-01-26). López Obrador critica silencio de organismos internacionales sobre crisis en Perú: "Hay democracia cuando les conviene" cubadebate.cu "Esto le corresponde a la ONU, le corresponde a la OEA", dijo López Obrador, quien lamentó que estas organizaciones "no ven, no oyen, no hablan" sobre la crisis peruana. "Son como floreros", aseguró, y enfatizó que las instituciones requieren de "una renovación tajante" de sus funciones.

Staff (2023-01-26). Nueve cosas que no deberías hacer si quieres que te dure la batería de tu celular. cubadebate.cu Existe una serie de prácticas que dañan la batería y que podrías estar haciendo sin darte cuenta, así que a continuación vas a conocerlas para que puedas ponerle fin de una vez por todas o al menos intentar ir reduciendo las veces que las llevas a cabo para que la batería dure más.

Staff (2023-01-26). Real Madrid vence al Atlético de Madrid y jugará la semifinal de la Copa del Rey. cubadebate.cu Un gol del francés Karim Benzema, en el minuto 104 de la prórroga, y del brasileño Vinicius Junior en el 122+ culminó la remontada del Real Madrid en la ronda de cuartos de final de la Copa del Rey de fútbol frente al Atlético de Madrid (3-1), que arrancó con el tanto del brasileño Rodrygo Goes en el 78.

Staff (2023-01-26). Sudáfrica trasladará más de 100 guepardos a India para reintroducir la especie. cubadebate.cu Sudáfrica anunció el jueves que llegó a un acuerdo para trasladar más de 100 guepardos a India, en el marco de un ambicioso proyecto para reintroducir estos felinos en ese país. India albergaba antes a los guepardos asiáticos, una subespecie declarada extinguida en 1952, debido a la escasez de lugares propicios para su vida y porque eran perseguidos por cazadores.

Staff (2023-01-26). Biden Proposes Renters Bill of Rights as Landlords Make Record Profits; Housing Advocates Want More. democracynow.org A new Biden administration plan announced Wednesday aims to make rent more affordable and protect tenants' rights. This comes as rental costs in the United States rose nearly 25% between 2019 and 2022. It also comes as investors bought nearly a quarter of all single-family homes sold in 2021, making home ownership increasingly impossible for people forced to spend much of their money on ever-increasing rent. Housing activists pushed for the "Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights" in the administration's finalized plan to regulate predatory rental practices and provide relief for tenants,…

Staff (2023-01-26). Headlines for January 26, 2023. democracynow.org Israeli Forces Kill 9 Palestinians, Including Elderly Woman, in Raid on Jenin, Russia Fires Cruise Missiles Across Ukraine After Biden Agrees to Send M1 Tanks, Peruvian Lawmakers Move to Impeach Dina Boluarte as Protesters Reject "National Truce", Suspect in Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting Charged with 7 Murders, Denied Bail, Vice President Harris Visits Memorial for Monterey Park Shooting Victims, Schools Superintendent Fired over Missed Warnings After 6-Year-Old Shoots Teacher, Kevin McCarthy Denies Committee Assignments to Democratic Reps. Schiff, Swalwell, "Heinous, Reckless and Inhumane":…

Staff (2023-01-26). "20 Days in Mariupol": Meet the Ukrainian Filmmaker Who Risked His Life Documenting Russian Siege. democracynow.org Ukrainian Associated Press journalist Mstyslav Chernov joins us for an in-depth interview about how he and others risked their lives to document the Russian invasion. He is the director of the new documentary, "20 Days in Mariupol," which has just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It tells the story of how Chernov and his colleagues documented the first three weeks of Russia's siege of the strategic eastern port city of Mariupol, even after many international journalists had fled. "The whole city spiraled down into complete chaos. People were in shock, in panic. They didn't kn…

Staff (2023-01-26). GDP Grows 2.9 Percent in 4th Quarter, Driven by Inventories and Service Consumption. cepr.net There is more evidence that inflation is moderating. The largest source of weakness, residential investment is virtually certain to be far less of a drag in future quarters.

Staff (2023-01-26). Video and Text: The Monroe Doctrine and World Balance. davidswanson.org The task before the United States is to end its Monroe Doctrine, and to end it not only in Latin America but globally, and to not only end it but to replace it with the positive actions of joining the world as a law-abiding member.

Staff (2023-01-26). Venezuela's Parliament to Launch Public Consultation for Financing Law of NGOs (+US FARA). orinocotribune.com This Tuesday, January 24, Venezuela's National Assembly approved on first discussion the initiation of public consultation and debate of each one of the articles of the Bill for the Oversight, Updating and Financing of NGOs and related organizations. | This was announced by the president of parliament, Jorge Rodríguez, through a message via social media, in which he stated that the purpose of non-governmental organizations must be oriented to the service towards different sectors of the population. "We approved in first discussion the Bill for the Oversight, Updating and Financing of NGOs and related organization…

Staff (2023-01-26). Washington Grants License to Trinidad and Tobago to Resume Gas Projects With PDVSA. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 25, 2023 ( According to the Global North information service, the license was issued following a request made…

Staff (2023-01-26). Massacre in Jenin: Resistance continues amid occupation killing of at least 9 Palestinians. samidoun.net This morning, occupation forces carried out a massacre in Jenin amid widespread Palestinian resistance. Occupation forces killed nine Palestinian martyrs, including a 61-year-old woman, and they were denied medical attention due to the presence of both occupation snipers and tear gas/targetting of hospitals and makeshift clinics. Occupation forces rampaged through the streets, targeting Palestinian civilian …

Staff (2023-01-26). EPA Allowing Vast Oil Refinery Waste to Pollute US Waterways. commondreams.org The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to uphold its legal obligation to regulate the nearly half-billion gallons of toxic wastewater that petroleum refineries dump into the nation's waterways on a daily basis, according to an exhaustive study published Thursday. The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), a watchdog founded by former EPA enforcement attorneys, analyzed publicly …

Staff (2023-01-26). Amnesty Says India and Egypt Must End 'Unrelenting Assault on Human Rights'. commondreams.org As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest at his nation's 74th Republic Day celebrations, Amnesty International on Thursday led calls for both right-wing leaders to "address the ongoing human rights and impunity crises" in their respective countries. Meeting ahead of events commemorating the adoption of India's …

Staff (2023-01-26). As Housing Crisis Deepens, Corporate Landlords Applaud 'Weak' Biden Renter Protections. commondreams.org Economic justice advocates on Thursday said that to determine the strength of the Biden administration's new nonbinding push for renter protections from the federal and state governments and private sector, one needs to look only at the elated response from corporate landlords. The Revolving Door Project (RDP) pointed to comments from the National Apartment Association …

Staff (2023-01-26). CODEPINK's Statement on the Killing of Tortuguita by Atlanta Police. commondreams.org On January 18th, Tortuguita, a brave and beloved Weelaunee Forest Defender, was killed by Atlanta Police. As people of conscience, as breathers of air, as anti-imperialists, as feminists, pacifists, activists — we condemn this state-sanctioned murder. Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, AKA Tortuguita, is the victim of an expanding and increasingly militarized machine of state violence, …

Staff (2023-01-26). JVP's Statement on the Israeli Government's Horrific Attack on Jenin. commondreams.org Last night, the Israeli army killed at least nine Palestinians in an attack on the Jenin refugee camp, including an elderly woman and two teenagers. During the attack, Israeli forces raided a hospital and fired teargas, forcing families to flee a pediatric ward. Israeli forces have now killed at least 27 Palestinians already this year. …

Staff (2023-01-26). NAACP Reacts to Charges Filed Against Memphis Police Officers in Killing of Tyre Nichols. commondreams.org Today, the Memphis Police Department announced that it had arrested and charged the five officers involved in the brutal death of Tyre Nichols with second-degree murder. The announcement came ahead of the anticipated release of the bodycam footage detailing the incident. NAACP President & CEO, Derrick Johnson released the following statement in reaction to this …

Staff (2023-01-26). Reaching 1.5 ∞C of Global Heating by 2024 Isn't Even the Whole Story. commondreams.org With the warmer El Niño climate pattern about to replace the colder La Niña in the Pacific Ocean at the end of the year, we are about to get a real glimpse into our collective future. While our governments have been pretending to focus on a distant 20 target to limit warming to 2.7 ∞F (1.5 ∞C), …

Stephania Rodriguez (2023-01-26). Chicago voters will choose district council to improve public safety and police accountability. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO — 120 candidates filed petitions for Chicago's newly-created District Council positions on Nov. 28, a few months ahead of the February 2023 municipal elections. City voters will be able to elect three members in their police district for the first time, along with the next mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, and alderpeople. These positions form part of …

Steve Kirsch (2023-01-26). "No Evidence of any Vax Benefit". Covid Vaccine "Makes The Problem Worse". Professor Byram Bridle. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2023-01-26). Mossad and CIA Are Training Christian Extremist Militia in Lebanon. globalresearch.ca

Tamara Nassar (2023-01-26). Israeli bloodbath in Jenin kills 9 Palestinians. electronicintifada.net "Deadliest single Israeli operation in the West Bank since at least 2005," says UN official.

Ted Galen Carpenter (2023-01-26). NATO's Phony (and Dangerous) Nonbelligerent Status Regarding the Ukraine War. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Corea del Norte confina su capital por enfermedad respiratoria. telesurtv.net Se trataría del cumplimiento con las directrices del Partido del Trabajo de Corea, todos los sectores y entidades acometen medidas de prevención para contribuir a la eficacia de la campaña profiláctica…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Argentina y Cuba acuerdan desarrollar mayores vínculos. telesurtv.net El encuentro entre ambos mandatarios da continuidad al que tuvo lugar en diciembre de 2019, poco después de la toma de posesión de Alberto Fernández.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Convocan a huelga contra reforma de pensiones en Francia. telesurtv.net A su vez, los sindicatos ferroviarios propusieron dos días de huelga en febrero, así como un paro renovable a partir de mediados de febrero para oponerse a la reforma de las pensiones que quiere el Gobierno.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Irán responde a sanciones europeas con varias medidas similares. telesurtv.net Las medidas se anunciaron dos días después de que la Unión Europea y Reino Unido aplicaran sanciones a decenas de funcionarios y entidades iraníes.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). Registran ataques entre pandillas al norte de capital haitiana. telesurtv.net Las pandillas quemaron casas obligando a desplazarse a cientos de personas que tratan de llegar al centro de la capital.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). Gasolineros italianos inician paro contra medidas del Gobierno. telesurtv.net Los sindicatos denunciaron la imposición de un cartel sobre la cuantía de la media nacional junto a los precios.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). àÅfrica aboga por agricultura frente a inseguridad alimentaria. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado senegalés y presidente temporal de la UA, Macky Sall, señaló que "África debe aprender a alimentarse".

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). Ataque con catana deja un fallecido y varios heridos en Cádiz, España. telesurtv.net La Policía Nacional informó sobre la detención del autor de las agresiones y develó que se trata de un hombre de cerca de 30 años de origen magrebí.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). Renuncia ministra de la Producción de Perú, Sandra Belaunde. telesurtv.net Belaunde tomó posesión del cargo hace poco más de un mes, el pasado 10 de diciembre.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). República Dominicana reporta cinco nuevos casos de cólera. telesurtv.net Lara precisó que se encuentran hospitalizadas 11 personas con la enfermedad.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-26). Dos personas mueren apuñaladas en un tren en Alemania. telesurtv.net El ataque tuvo lugar en un tren regional que conecta las ciudades de Kiel y Hamburgo, detalló un portavoz de la policía de Flensburgo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-26). Fuerzas de ocupación israelí asesinan a dos palestinos. telesurtv.net Otro palestino resultó gravemente herido después de recibir un disparo en el pecho con fuego real israelí en el campo de refugiados de Shufat en el este de Jerusalén ocupado.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Miles de pasajeros quedaron varados por paro en aeropuerto de Berlín. telesurtv.net Exigen aumento salarial y mejora de condiciones. Se cancelaron los vuelos de pasajeros del aeropuerto de Berlín-Brandenburgo.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Prosigue en Bolivia encuentro de naciones y pueblos originarios. telesurtv.net Debaten sobre migración, los derechos de la Madre Tierra, la lucha contra la crisis climática y la defensa de la democracia.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Congreso de Honduras elegirá nueva Corte Suprema de Justicia. telesurtv.net Se instalará este miércoles la segunda legislatura. Los 15 magistrados que resulten electos laborarán durante el periodo 2023-2030.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Lula reitera en Uruguay intención de fortalecer el Mercosur. telesurtv.net Se reúne con el presidente Luis Lacalle. Expresa que Brasil desea desarrollar el bloque integracionista y concretar un acuerdo con China.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Naciones Unidas llama al diálogo para abordar la crisis en Perú. telesurtv.net Reiteran llamamiento al Gobierno de Dina Boluarte a que cumpla con la legislación internacional sobre derechos humanos.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-26). ALBA-TCP felicita a San Vicente y las Granadinas por presidencia de Celac. telesurtv.net El país caribeño asumió la presidencia pro témpore de la Celac para el periodo 2023-2024 en la VII Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-26). Represión policial en ciudad peruana de Ica deja varios heridos. telesurtv.net Los medios publicaron videos en la red social Twitter en los que puede escucharse detonaciones de armas de fuego y verse personas con heridas de bala.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-26). Venezuela fortalece relaciones de cooperación con México y Argentina. telesurtv.net "Reafirmamos la voluntad de nuestros Gobiernos de continuar trabajando por la dinamización de la agenda bilateral", dijo Gil sobre el diálogo con Ebrard.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-26). Difunden aviso sanitario por detección de rabia humana en México. telesurtv.net Entre tanto hay otro caso probable, seguido de la notificación de tres sospechosos más en enero de 2023 por agresión por murciélago.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-26). Encuesta: el 72 % de los franceses rechaza la reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Según las estadísticas, la reforma no es aceptada por la población laboralmente activa.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-26). Evacúan a 200 personas por incendio en Cerro del Toro, Uruguay. telesurtv.net En la zona se encuentran trabajando dos helicópteros de la Armada Nacional.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Presidente argentino resalta éxito de cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El mandatario agradeció a su homólogo venezolano Nicolás Maduro por garantizar el desarrollo exitoso de la cumbre de la Celac.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Nicaragua: debemos mantener lucha contra acciones hegemónicas. telesurtv.net El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores instó a mantener la lucha contra esas acciones que son agresivas, ilegales, y afectan a los pueblos.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Congresistas presentan moción de vacancia contra la presidenta peruana. telesurtv.net Esta es la primera moción de vacancia presentada contra la presidenta designada Dina Boluarte en el Congreso.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Chile registra más de 2.300 nuevos casos de Covid-19 en una semana. telesurtv.net Chile acumula un total de 5.108.929 casos confirmados de la enfermedad, mientras que la cifra de decesos aumentó a. 63.692.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Presidentes de Venezuela y Cuba sostienen encuentro de trabajo. telesurtv.net En el diálogo de trabajo, ambos líderes reafirmaron el compromiso con la defensa de un mundo de paz.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Temporal de frío y nieve deja al menos un muerto en Japón. telesurtv.net El temporal ha provocado nevadas de más 90 centímetros en algunas áreas montañosas y temperaturas mínimas cercanas a los menos 13 grados.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-01-26). Asesinan a líder comunitario yarumaleño en Antioquia, Colombia. telesurtv.net La víctima de años, quien tenía un próspero negocio, fue ultimada por varios hombres armados en su vivienda.

teleSUR- jaa, JGN (2023-01-26). Panamá registra 11 nuevos casos de viruela símica (mpox). telesurtv.net Estos casos corresponden a los contabilizados en la semana del 18 al 25 de enero y fueron identificados en su mayor parte en las regiones de Los Santos, Veraguas y Chiriquí.

The Associated Press (2023-01-26). Mexico Issues Alert Over Social Media Tranquilizer Challenge. latinorebels.com Health authorities in Mexico issued an alert Wednesday over an internet "challenge" in which groups of students at three schools in Mexico have taken tranquilizers vying to see who can stay awake longer.

The Green Arcade (2023-01-26). Wednesday 2/8: Local author Moazzam Sheikh presents his new novella A Footbridge to Hell Called Love. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-26). Thursday 2/9: Three Local Poets Read – With Lorraine Lupo, Sunnylyn Thibodeux and Rod Roland. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

thecommunists (2023-01-26). Yemen's quest for self-determination continues unabated. thecommunists.org After eight years of continuous imperialist siege, the Yemeni revolution begun in 2014 is still advancing. Following the popular revolution which overthrew the US-Saudi stooge regime that had dominated Yemen for decades, and replaced it with a patriotic government led by the anti-imperialist Ansarullah resistance movement, the imperialists silently declared total war on the poorest …

Tobias Ljungvall (2023-01-26). Observer to a Failed Uprising. covertactionmagazine.com Author explains what happened during the 2020-2021 protests that aimed but failed to overthrow Europe's last true socialist leader, Alexander Lukashenko Belarus may not be on your mind, given the war in Ukraine and rising tensions around the globe. However, two years ago this fairly small Central European country with a population of ten million …

Unicorn Riot (2023-01-26). Opponents of Philly FDR Park Development Speak Out. unicornriot.ninja

Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (2023-01-26). Leopards vs. the Russian Bear. Alert Memorandum for the President. globalresearch.ca

Vijay Prashad (2023-01-26). Workers in the U.S. and around the world who brought democracy. peoplesworld.org Democracy has a dream-like character. It sweeps into the world, carried forward by an immense desire by humans to overcome the barriers of indignity and social suffering. When confronted by hunger or the death of their children, earlier communities might have reflexively blamed nature or divinity, and indeed those explanations remain with us today. But …

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2023-01-26). Peru coup government opens the door for entry of U.S. troops. peoplesworld.org Critics of U.S. interference in Latin America and the Caribbean may soon realize, if such is not the case now, that Peru has a compelling claim for their attention. The massive popular resistance emerging now amid the political crisis looks to be sustainable into the future. Meanwhile, a reactionary political class obstinately defends its privileges, …

WSWS (2023-01-26). US Supreme Court hands down decision denying retroactive benefits to veterans. wsws.org In the first decision of its 2023 term, the US Supreme Court handed down a unanimous ruling denying a sailor benefits retroactively for injuries suffered during military service because he did not file within one year of his discharge.

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats from committee while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Workers at federal subcontractor Maximus protest layoffs at call centers in Louisiana and Mississippi. wsws.org Call center employees working in Louisiana and Mississippi launched a protest this week after a sudden round of mass layoffs left over 100 workers without jobs earlier this month.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Teamsters and NDP laud back-to-work legislation against striking Newfoundland ambulance workers. wsws.org Full private-sector ambulance services were restored across rural Newfoundland on Tuesday evening, after a bill was signed into law outlawing a four-day strike by 120 drivers and paramedics.

WSWS (2023-01-26). New Stellantis absentee policy punishes workers for getting medical treatment and taking their kids to the doctor. wsws.org Stellantis Corporation, the current owner of the Chrysler/Jeep franchise in the US, issued a letter to its employees stating that medical appointments or sickness will no longer be considered an excused absence, implicitly, even in the case of COVID-19 infection.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org French energy, refinery and dock workers continue strikes and protests against pension reforms; Spanish doctors continue widespread strikes over low staffing levels and pay, with primary care doctors and paediatricians in Madrid on strike for seven weeks; UK university academic staff, teachers, civil servants and train drivers to walk out in day of action over pay, conditions and anti-strike laws; strike by Lebanese teachers continues into week three over pay and working conditions; Makro workers in South Africa to walk out again in year-long dispute over wages and conditions as talks break down…

WSWS (2023-01-26). IBM, 3M and hospitals join job cutting drive in US. wsws.org International Business Machines announced Wednesday it would eliminate 3,900 positions, or 1.5 percent of its global workforce, joining the growing list of corporations announcing major job cuts.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Sri Lankan plantation trade union leader elevated into cabinet. wsws.org On the same day Jeevan Thondaman became a member of cabinet, the Ceylon Workers Congress announced a local electoral seat-sharing pact in the Wickremesinghe's United National Party.

WSWS (2023-01-26). UK schools sinking under teacher retention crisis and billions in funding cuts. wsws.org The impact of real terms cuts in pay, the excessive workload of educators, is exacerbated by the lack of recruitment and high levels of stress and anxiety across the sector.

WSWS (2023-01-26). NATO tanks in Ukraine: Prelude to a US-Russia shooting war. wsws.org The decision to send main battle tanks into the conflict is intended to set in motion a chain of events that will justify an ever greater involvement of NATO troops and aircraft, up to and including a shooting war with Russia.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Israeli military kill 10, wound 20 Palestinians in deadliest raid on Jenin in years. wsws.org The Netanyahu government can only proceed with its agenda of territorial expansionism, Jewish Supremacy and the mass repression of the Palestinians because Washington and the major European powers lend it tacit support.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Australian Labor government slashes access to mental health services. wsws.org Cutting the number of subsidised psychologist appointments available from 20 to 10 is a deeply regressive measure and part of the campaign to depict the COVID-19 pandemic as a thing of the past.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Australian "Closing the Gap" report reveals worsening conditions for Aboriginal workers and youth. wsws.org Targets assessed as "worsening, not on track" are the number of Aboriginal adults in prison, the number of suicides, the number of children in out-of-home care, and the proportion of Aboriginal children who start school while not being "developmentally on track."

Xiaolu Sun (2023-01-26). Asian American population on the rise in Long Island City. america.cgtn.com Long Island City in the borough of Queens is the fastest growing Asian neighborhood in New York. A large number of migrants to Long Island City are recent graduates and Chinese students. Find out more.

Xiaolu Sun (2023-01-26). Layoffs haven't stopped tech companies from investing in AI. america.cgtn.com See why AI is still an investment, despite tech layoffs.

Xiaolu Sun (2023-01-26). Southwest Airlines reports $220M net loss in Q4 2022. america.cgtn.com Southwest Airlines reported a net loss of $220 million in the 4th quarter of last year, following that holiday stretch of chaotic travel disruptions. The company has admitted some fault in the travel chaos, and is cooperating with the government investigation.

àÅngel Guerra Cabrera (2023-01-26). La CELAC y la rebelión peruana. globalizacion.ca A propósito de la vigorosa rebelión peruana, creo imprescindible subrayar el papel decisivo de los pueblos y de sus luchas políticas y sociales en la gestación y el avance de los gobiernos progresistas. | De la misma manera que este avance…

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2023-01-26: News Headlines

Gloria Rubac (2023-01-26). Honor MLK ‚àí Abolish the death penalty. workers.org Death row families are activists for their loved ones. Vicky Reyes; Yancy Balderas, mother and spouse of prisoner Juan Balderas; and Vickie Curry, spouse of George Curry. WW PHOTO: Gloria Rubac Houston Activists with the Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan. 16, . . . |

infobrics (2023-01-26). Investor Sentiment Shifting in Favour of Emerging Markets, and SA Looks Set to Benefit. infobrics.org The global investment tide is turning in favour of emerging markets, delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos heard, with JSE CEO Leila Fourie believing that SA is set to be one of the beneficiaries…

infobrics (2023-01-26). India Top Buyer of Russian Crude, Private Refiners Lead. infobrics.org According to energy intelligence firm, Vortexa, Indian refiners cumulatively imported around 1.3 million barrels per day (mbpd) of crude oil during January 1-15, 2023. Private refiners accounted for 60 per cent of the imports in the same period…

John Catalinotto (2023-01-26). Brazil's Lula moves against Bolsonaro collaborators. workers.org Brazilian Workers Confederation condemns coup attempt. Jan. 10, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. Credit: CTBRS Brazilian ex-President Jair Bolsonaro's forces attempted a coup Jan. 8 in Brasilia and failed — the failure put Brazil's ultraright on the defensive. Their attack on the Legislature, the Presidential Palace and the Supreme . . . |

Martha Grevatt (2023-01-26). Over 90 protests say NO to U.S./NATO wars. workers.org Over 90 coordinated antiwar actions took place Jan. 13-22, honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of his birthday. "As Martin Luther King Jr. so correctly reminded us, the U.S. is 'the greatest purveyor of violence in the world,'" stated the United National Antiwar Coalition in its call . . . |

Tanya Wadhwa (2023-01-26). Latin American and Caribbean leaders reaffirm commitment to regional integration. peoplesdispatch.org On January 24, Latin American and Caribbean leaders reaffirmed their commitment to advance in regional integration and unity at the 7th Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). The summit was held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires. | During the summit, the leaders discussed common issues and how to overcome them through joint regional strategies such as consolidation of peace and democracy in the region, reduction of hunger and poverty, improvement of public health and education systems, advancement of sustainable development in the face of…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Corea del Norte confina su capital por enfermedad respiratoria. telesurtv.net Se trataría del cumplimiento con las directrices del Partido del Trabajo de Corea, todos los sectores y entidades acometen medidas de prevención para contribuir a la eficacia de la campaña profiláctica…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Argentina y Cuba acuerdan desarrollar mayores vínculos. telesurtv.net El encuentro entre ambos mandatarios da continuidad al que tuvo lugar en diciembre de 2019, poco después de la toma de posesión de Alberto Fernández.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Convocan a huelga contra reforma de pensiones en Francia. telesurtv.net A su vez, los sindicatos ferroviarios propusieron dos días de huelga en febrero, así como un paro renovable a partir de mediados de febrero para oponerse a la reforma de las pensiones que quiere el Gobierno.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-26). Irán responde a sanciones europeas con varias medidas similares. telesurtv.net Las medidas se anunciaron dos días después de que la Unión Europea y Reino Unido aplicaran sanciones a decenas de funcionarios y entidades iraníes.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). Registran ataques entre pandillas al norte de capital haitiana. telesurtv.net Las pandillas quemaron casas obligando a desplazarse a cientos de personas que tratan de llegar al centro de la capital.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). Gasolineros italianos inician paro contra medidas del Gobierno. telesurtv.net Los sindicatos denunciaron la imposición de un cartel sobre la cuantía de la media nacional junto a los precios.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-26). àÅfrica aboga por agricultura frente a inseguridad alimentaria. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado senegalés y presidente temporal de la UA, Macky Sall, señaló que "África debe aprender a alimentarse".

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). Ataque con catana deja un fallecido y varios heridos en Cádiz, España. telesurtv.net La Policía Nacional informó sobre la detención del autor de las agresiones y develó que se trata de un hombre de cerca de 30 años de origen magrebí.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). Renuncia ministra de la Producción de Perú, Sandra Belaunde. telesurtv.net Belaunde tomó posesión del cargo hace poco más de un mes, el pasado 10 de diciembre.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-26). República Dominicana reporta cinco nuevos casos de cólera. telesurtv.net Lara precisó que se encuentran hospitalizadas 11 personas con la enfermedad.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-26). Dos personas mueren apuñaladas en un tren en Alemania. telesurtv.net El ataque tuvo lugar en un tren regional que conecta las ciudades de Kiel y Hamburgo, detalló un portavoz de la policía de Flensburgo.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-26). Fuerzas de ocupación israelí asesinan a dos palestinos. telesurtv.net Otro palestino resultó gravemente herido después de recibir un disparo en el pecho con fuego real israelí en el campo de refugiados de Shufat en el este de Jerusalén ocupado.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Miles de pasajeros quedaron varados por paro en aeropuerto de Berlín. telesurtv.net Exigen aumento salarial y mejora de condiciones. Se cancelaron los vuelos de pasajeros del aeropuerto de Berlín-Brandenburgo.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Prosigue en Bolivia encuentro de naciones y pueblos originarios. telesurtv.net Debaten sobre migración, los derechos de la Madre Tierra, la lucha contra la crisis climática y la defensa de la democracia.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Congreso de Honduras elegirá nueva Corte Suprema de Justicia. telesurtv.net Se instalará este miércoles la segunda legislatura. Los 15 magistrados que resulten electos laborarán durante el periodo 2023-2030.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-26). Lula reitera en Uruguay intención de fortalecer el Mercosur. telesurtv.net Se reúne con el presidente Luis Lacalle. Expresa que Brasil desea desarrollar el bloque integracionista y concretar un acuerdo con China.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-26). Difunden aviso sanitario por detección de rabia humana en México. telesurtv.net Entre tanto hay otro caso probable, seguido de la notificación de tres sospechosos más en enero de 2023 por agresión por murciélago.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-26). Encuesta: el 72 % de los franceses rechaza la reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Según las estadísticas, la reforma no es aceptada por la población laboralmente activa.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-26). Evacúan a 200 personas por incendio en Cerro del Toro, Uruguay. telesurtv.net En la zona se encuentran trabajando dos helicópteros de la Armada Nacional.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Presidente argentino resalta éxito de cumbre de la Celac. telesurtv.net El mandatario agradeció a su homólogo venezolano Nicolás Maduro por garantizar el desarrollo exitoso de la cumbre de la Celac.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Nicaragua: debemos mantener lucha contra acciones hegemónicas. telesurtv.net El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores instó a mantener la lucha contra esas acciones que son agresivas, ilegales, y afectan a los pueblos.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-26). Congresistas presentan moción de vacancia contra la presidenta peruana. telesurtv.net Esta es la primera moción de vacancia presentada contra la presidenta designada Dina Boluarte en el Congreso.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Chile registra más de 2.300 nuevos casos de Covid-19 en una semana. telesurtv.net Chile acumula un total de 5.108.929 casos confirmados de la enfermedad, mientras que la cifra de decesos aumentó a. 63.692.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Presidentes de Venezuela y Cuba sostienen encuentro de trabajo. telesurtv.net En el diálogo de trabajo, ambos líderes reafirmaron el compromiso con la defensa de un mundo de paz.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-26). Temporal de frío y nieve deja al menos un muerto en Japón. telesurtv.net El temporal ha provocado nevadas de más 90 centímetros en algunas áreas montañosas y temperaturas mínimas cercanas a los menos 13 grados.

WSWS (2023-01-26). US Supreme Court hands down decision denying retroactive benefits to veterans. wsws.org In the first decision of its 2023 term, the US Supreme Court handed down a unanimous ruling denying a sailor benefits retroactively for injuries suffered during military service because he did not file within one year of his discharge.

WSWS (2023-01-26). In new gesture to fascist right, House Speaker purges two Democrats while promoting Marjorie Taylor Greene. wsws.org Kevin McCarthy blocked the nomination of Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell in retaliation for the previous Democratic-controlled House removing two fascist Republicans for death threats against Democratic colleagues.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Workers at federal subcontractor Maximus protest layoffs at call centers in Louisiana and Mississippi. wsws.org

WSWS (2023-01-26). New Stellantis absentee policy punishes workers for getting medical treatment and taking their kids to the doctor. wsws.org Stellantis Corporation, the current owner of the Chrysler/Jeep franchise in the US, issued a letter to its employees stating that medical appointments or sickness will no longer be considered an excused absence, implicitly, even in the case of COVID-19 infection.

WSWS (2023-01-26). IBM, 3M and hospitals join job cutting drive in US. wsws.org International Business Machines announced Wednesday it would eliminate 3,900 positions, or 1.5 percent of its global workforce, joining the growing list of corporations announcing major job cuts.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Sri Lankan plantation trade union leader elevated into cabinet. wsws.org On the same day Jeevan Thondaman became a member of cabinet, the Ceylon Workers Congress announced a local electoral seat-sharing pact in the Wickremesinghe's United National Party.

WSWS (2023-01-26). NATO tanks in Ukraine: Prelude to a US-Russia shooting war. wsws.org The decision to send main battle tanks into the conflict is intended to set in motion a chain of events that will justify an ever greater involvement of NATO troops and aircraft, up to and including a shooting war with Russia.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Australian Labor government slashes access to mental health services. wsws.org Cutting the number of subsidised psychologist appointments available from 20 to 10 is a deeply regressive measure and part of the campaign to depict the COVID-19 pandemic as a thing of the past.

WSWS (2023-01-26). Australian "Closing the Gap" report reveals worsening conditions for Aboriginal workers and youth. wsws.org Targets assessed as "worsening, not on track" are the number of Aboriginal adults in prison, the number of suicides, the number of children in out-of-home care, and the proportion of Aboriginal children who start school while not being "developmentally on track."

Sean Callebs (2023-01-26). The Heat: Climate Change &#1 ; Ozone Layer. america.cgtn.com Earth's protective layer is healing. What's behind the change and what does it mean for the environment? There's good news to report about the environment. The Earth's ozone is set to fully recover within the next four decades. A new United Nations report indicates efforts …

Fight Back (2023-01-26). Faculty strike at U of Illinois-Chicago ends with win. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On January 22, the United Faculty Union of the University of Illinois at Chicago ended a four-day strike, winning major improvements for the 1500 full time, tenured and non-tenured faculty represented by the union. The strike has brought more than 300 days of negotiations to a close. | The stated goals of the strike centered around a few key points in the negotiations, chief among them, increased starting pay for faculty across the board, and stronger mental health support for students and faculty. | Despite publicly and repeatedly claiming that it didn't have the money to pay for these improvemen…

Staff (2023-01-26). Instalan pequeña estación sismológica en Ciego de àÅvila. cubadebate.cu La víspera quedó instalada y entró en operación en el municipio de Florencia, en la central provincia cubana de Ciego de àÅvila, una pequeña estación sismológica que permitirá el seguimiento permanente a la sismicidad en el territorio nacional y sus alrededores. La nueva estación es la número 20 del Sistema de Alerta Sismológico y de Tsunami del país.

Staff (2023-01-26). Nueve cosas que no deberías hacer si quieres que te dure la batería de tu celular. cubadebate.cu Existe una serie de prácticas que dañan la batería y que podrías estar haciendo sin darte cuenta, así que a continuación vas a conocerlas para que puedas ponerle fin de una vez por todas o al menos intentar ir reduciendo las veces que las llevas a cabo para que la batería dure más.

Staff (2023-01-26). Con gol de Dembelé, el Barcelona supera a Real Sociedad en Copa del Rey. cubadebate.cu Cuando chocan dos equipos que se definen por su filosofía ofensiva, por propuestas valientes que quieren robar la pelota rápido y arriba, el aficionado se frota las manos, pues se prometen fuegos artificiales. Sin embargo, hay veces en las que este tipo de partidos ofrece la exhibición de un bloque y el padecimiento del otro.

Staff (2023-01-26). Ligero cambio de tiempo en el occidente desde la tarde. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá con poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará desde el mediodía en el occidente, con algunos chubascos y lluvias que ocurrirán principalmente en su costa norte. En el resto del país estará parcialmente nublado con escasas lluvias.

Staff (2023-01-26). Presentan moción de vacancia contra la presidenta peruana Dina Boluarte. cubadebate.cu Un grupo de congresistas presentaron este miércoles una moción de vacancia contra la presidenta designada de Perú, Dina Boluarte, por incapacidad moral.

Staff (2023-01-26). Establecen precio minorista único de la papa. cubadebate.cu La Gaceta Oficial Ordinaria número 9 publica hoy la Resolución 5/2023 del Ministerio de Agricultura, que fija el precio minorista único para la venta regulada de la papa en 11 pesos la libra.

Staff (2023-01-26). Servicio de Guardacosta de EEUU y autoridades de Islas Caimán devuelven nuevo grupo de migrantes irregulares. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles 25 de enero el Servicio de Guardacostas de Estados Unidos devolvió 69 migrantes irregulares por el puerto de Orozco, en Bahía Honda, Artemisa.Esas personas (61 hombres, 8 mujeres) habían participado en salidas ilegales del país e interceptados por el SGC en el mar. La mayoría residen en La Habana y Matanzas.

Staff (2023-01-26). Mandatario cubano sostienen encuentro de trabajo con Maduro. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, sostuvo hoy una reunión de trabajo con su homólogo de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, en el estado La Guaira. El mandatario venezolano recibió en el Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía, en La Guaira, a su par cubano, luego de que este cumpliera una agenda de trabajo en Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-26). Ofrece Frei Bretto conferencia en evento por el Equilibrio del Mundo. cubadebate.cu El destacado intelectual Frei Betto ofreció una conferencia magistral este miércoles en la Quinta Conferencia Internacional por el Equilibrio del Mundo, inaugurada la víspera en La Habana con la participación de unos 1 100 delegados de más de 80 países.

Staff (2023-01-26). Presentan equipo Cuba al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol (+ Infografía). cubadebate.cu En una transmisión de la Televisión Cubana, autoridades de la Federación Cubana de Béisbol presentaron este miércoles el equipo Cuba al V Clásico Mundial de Béisbol, que se celebrará en cuatro ciudades de Asia y América del 8 al 21 de marzo de 2023.

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-26). The Protest Songs Of David Crosby. shadowproof.com "Part of our job is just to rock you, and part of our job is to be like troubadours, carrying the news from one town to another, like town criers," singer-songwriter David Crosby declared in an interview in 2006. Crosby took his responsibility as a prominent musician seriously, and when…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2023-01-26). CovertAction Bulletin: What's Assange Charged With? Telling the Truth! covertactionmagazine.com On Jan 20, the Belmarsh Tribunal packed a room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC as thousands also watched online. Co-host Chris Garaffa was there to cover this historic event for CovertAction.

SAM (2023-01-25). Ron DeSantis Wants To Censor Florida Public Universities' Curricula. progressivehub.net ALEXANDRA MARTINEZ | PRISM…

unitedEditor (2023-01-25). ISIS, the US Army and Rasmus Paludan. uwidata.com In Sweden, a person named Rasmus Paludan burned the Holy Quran in front of the Turkish Embassy in Stockholm under police surveillance. The Swedish government described the incident as a manifestation of freedom of expression. The goal: Clash of civilizations In many parts of the Middle East, especially in Iraq and Syria, ISIS has set …

Kit Klarenberg (2023-01-25). Leaked Files: How Britain Trains Jordan to Spy on Its Citizens. globalresearch.ca

Norman Solomon (2023-01-25). Biden 2024 decision pits the party's elites against most Democrats. nationofchange.org Biden's decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Ashley Curtin (2023-01-25). Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places. nationofchange.org This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."

Jake Johnson (2023-01-25). 'This is a national emergency': Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of massacres. nationofchange.org "Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you're voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

Ellen Brown (2023-01-25). Solving the debt crisis the American way. nationofchange.org When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

Joseph Winters (2023-01-25). Biden administration reveals roadmap for a greener, more equitable transportation sector. peoplesworld.org Cars, trucks, planes, trains, and ships make up the U.S.'s biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions — about one-third of the nation's total. Now, the Biden administration is laying out a strategy to clean up the transportation sector while also making it more convenient and just. Four federal agencies unveiled a "national blueprint for transportation …

Barbara Ortutay, Eric Tucker, Frank Bajak (2023-01-25). Justice Department sues Google over digital advertising dominance. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and eight states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Tuesday, seeking to shatter its alleged monopoly on the entire ecosystem of online advertising as a hurtful burden to advertisers, consumers and even the U.S. government. The government alleged in the complaint that Google is looking to "neutralize or eliminate" rivals …

Nicole Winfield (2023-01-25). Pope Francis says homosexuality is not a crime. peoplesworld.org VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as "unjust," saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. "Being homosexual isn't a crime," Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. Francis …

Victor Grossman (2023-01-25). Why were there no mass shootings in the now-defunct (East) German Democratic Republic? peoplesworld.org Horrified at the continued string of shootings in the USA I am forced to reflect about the situation I knew in the long defunct (East) German Democratic Republic. My late brother-n-law was a passionate hunter, and hunting, unpleasant as it is to many, was considered necessary to limit excessive numbers of deer, to save young …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-25). New York to fine construction firms $ 0,000 when negligence causes death. peoplesworld.org ALBANY, N.Y.—In an aggressive move to hold companies responsible when a worker dies or is severely injured on the job, New York will now fine construction contractors up to $ 0,000 when that occurs, Harvard's On Labor blog, The Gothamist and New York Public Radio report. New York building trades unions supported the law, sponsored by …

Sevem Daƒüdelen (2023-01-25). German tanks to fight Russians? A historic mistake. peoplesworld.org The following is a translation of an article that appeared recently in Berliner Zeitung and was printed in English in the Morning Star in the UK. Breaking news today: The German government has announced that it has indeed caved into U.S. pressure and that it will send a number of its Leopard tanks to fight …

_____ (2023-01-25). Hardly Anyone Is Thinking Logically About the Risk of Nuclear War. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | ninety seconds to midnight, the closest it has ever been set since its founding after the second world war. Chief among their reasons for doing so is the A

_____ (2023-01-25). Doltish Ways: Biden's Documents Problem. strategic-culture.org Through the course of his political life, the current US president has often been injudicious. He has stumbled, bungled and miscalculated. His electoral victory was fortuitous, aided by a number of factors, not least the conduct of his opponent and the murderous gift of a global pandemic. Along with his fellow Democrats, he has made the issue of Donald Trump a matter of pathology rather than politics.

_____ (2023-01-25). Top 20 Military Powers in 2023. strategic-culture.org The 2023 Military Strength Ranking by Globalfirepower.com shows that the United States, Russia, and China have remained the world's top military powers with China continuing its climb to the No.2 spot. | (Click on the image to enlarge)…

_____ (2023-01-25). The Machiavellians: James Burnham's Fascist Italian Defenders of Freedom. strategic-culture.org In our attempts at understanding such people who view themselves as the natural 'ruling elite', it is important that we never take a literal approach in our attempts to understand their desires and thus their motives. | "[James] Burnham…the real intellectual founder of the neoconservative movement and the original proselytizer, in America, of the theory of 'totalitarianism'." | — Christopher Hitchens, For the Sake of Argument: Essay and Minority Reports | [The following is the second installment from one of the chapters from my book "The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International…

_____ (2023-01-25). The Great Eurasian Merger. strategic-culture.org Eurasia is a sleeping giant that, once it finally wakes up, will be able to dictate its own rules to the US and its allies. | The world is not only tired, but exhausted, at the very end of its civilizational vitality, and all this is a consequence of almost eighty years of American global terror and hegemony. The US has arbitrarily and arrogantly granted itself a right that it perceives as sacred and inalienable, which is the freedom to intervene politically, economically, and militarily anywhere on the planet that it clearly considers its possession. In this American worldview, all other nations are merely a mea…

350 Sacramento, Oil & Gas Action Network OGAN (2023-01-25). Thursday 1/26: #StopFossilFuels! End Big Oil's Revolving Door Protest March in Sacramento. indybay.org Meet at FDR Park | 1615 9th Street | Sacramento, CA 95814…

_____ (2023-01-25). The Kurdish issue in Turkish-American relations. journal-neo.org The topic of this article, of course, is very complex, profound and ambiguous, which requires more fundamental case studies. The author does not claim to have comprehensive coverage of this issue but will nevertheless try to outline the main features of Turkish-American relations taking into account the Kurdish issue. The Kurdish issue remains an integral …

_____ (2023-01-25). To what extent will relations between Sweden and Turkey escalate? journal-neo.org The warnings by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uttered during a meeting with the youth in Mugla on January 15 that relations between Turkey and Sweden could worsen if Stockholm did not take action against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are becoming prophetic. As is known, in the summer of 2022, Turkey, Sweden and Finland …

_____ (2023-01-25). Yale Geniuses Say Russia Not Needed — Logic and Common Sense Say Otherwise. journal-neo.org What is the price of a Yale professor? If you wanted to buy one lock, stock, and barrel, depending on what you want to use one (or two) for, the cost could be pretty steep. More often than not, today's Ivy League know-it-all types seem like soap salespeople. Whoever supplies the grant money gets the …

_____ (2023-01-25). Yet another chronicle of the Taiwan situation. journal-neo.org The penultimate chronicle of events accompanying the development of the Taiwan problem, discussed more or less regularly in the NEO, described the state of the initial reaction of politicians, both in Taiwan itself and among leading players in the world, to the rather unexpected results of local authorities elections on the island in late November. …

_____ (2023-01-25). CELAC's Buenos Aires Declaration Promotes LATAM Integration. popularresistance.org On Tuesday, 33 countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) signed the "Buenos Aires Declaration," through which they pledged to deepen integration, climate action, democratic institutions, and multilateralism. | The 111-point agreement highlights the importance of consolidating Latin America as a zone of peace, advancing food security, and deepening cooperation in health. | At the close of the event, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines Prime Minister, Ralph Gonsalves, highlighted the efforts that Argentina and Mexico made to consolidate CELAC in 2022. | "We will work for peace, socia…

_____ (2023-01-25). America's Very Broken Healthcare System. popularresistance.org The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world without universal healthcare. Instead, Americans are forced to rely on a mixture of profit and nonprofit private and public healthcare insurers and providers. The United States federal government provides healthcare coverage through Medicare to individuals ages 65 years and older, and to some individuals with disabilities, military veterans, and children through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). | Around 26 million Americans, about 8% of the population, including just under 2% of children, have no health insurance coverage…

_____ (2023-01-25). Designing A US Transit System With Smaller, Fewer Cars Could Cut Lithium Demand And Mining Harms Of EV. popularresistance.org One of the less sustainable aspects of the drive to transition from gas to electric vehicles (EVs) is that building them requires metals and minerals that must be mined from the Earth, an activity that raises both ecological and environmental justice concerns. | In fact, a new report from the Climate and Community Project and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), found that, if current trends for EV demand hold through 2050, the U.S. alone will require three times the amount of lithium that is now available on the market globally. However, replacing every gas-powered car with an EV isn't the only way to…

_____ (2023-01-25). Democrats 'Funneled' Utility Money To Climate Candidate Challenger. popularresistance.org Louisiana – Louisiana Democratic Party leaders are accused of funneling thousands of dollars from utility companies to the campaign of a fossil fuel—friendly candidate who ran for reelection on the state's utility regulatory committee. | Campaign finance records filed this week show that the Party received more than $90,000 in donations from utility companies, energy producers, and their executives during the elections for two Louisiana Public Service Commissioners. The same utility companies — Entergy, Cleco, and CenterPoint Energy — also donated directly to incumbent Lambert Boissiere III, who…

_____ (2023-01-25). South Korea: Intelligence Agency Raids Top Union Confederation. popularresistance.org South Korea's intelligence agency raided the offices of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the country's largest organization of independent unions, and an affiliate on January 18. | The high-profile raid, over alleged ties between four former and current union officers and North Korean agents, has raised fears that the conservative government is reverting to dictatorship-era methods of attacking labor by conflating organizing with threats to national security. | The moves come at the same time as the conservative government, led by president Yoon Suk-yeol, seeks to lift restrictions on long working hours…

_____ (2023-01-25). The Nightmare Of NATO Equipment Being Sent To Ukraine. popularresistance.org Early on the morning of May 2, 1945, General Vasily Chuikov, the commander of the Soviet 8thGuards Army, accepted the surrender of the German garrison of Berlin. | Two days prior, soldiers from the 150th Rifle Division, part of the Soviet 5th Shock Army, had raised the victory banner of the Red Army over the Reichstag. An hour after the banner went up, Adolf Hitler and his mistress, Eva Braun, committed suicide in his study inside the Furhrerbunker. | Chuikov, the hero of Stalingrad whose battered 62nd Army was renamed the 8th Guards Army in honor of their victory in holding that city in the face of a massive Ger…

_____ (2023-01-25). Women In Nicaragua: Power And Protagonism — Delegation Report-Back. popularresistance.org Hailing from all corners of the United States and Canada, 22 delegates ranging from the ages of 10 to 80 traveled to Nicaragua from January 7-16, 2023 to investigate the conditions and the lives of Nicaraguan women on a delegation organized by the Jubilee House Community — Casa Benjamin Linder and Alliance for Global Justice. We had the opportunity to meet with a plethora of community organizers, workers, and public officials: from peasant feminist farmers to self-employed unionists; from urban community health workers to nurses and doctors; from battered women's program directors to women leaders in the po…

Adriaan Alsema (2023-01-25). Panama arrests US citizen suspected in Colombia of murdering fiancé. colombiareports.com Panama's National Police on Tuesday detained a US citizen who is suspected of murdering his fiancé in Colombia's capital Bogota. Wisconsin native John Poulos was detained on Panama's international airport…

Allen Forrest (2023-01-25). Through the Looking Glass. dissidentvoice.org ‚Ä≥When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less." "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things." — Lewis Caroll, Through the Looking Glass…

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Antagonizing the Scapegoats. americanthinker.com Media activists operate shamelessly and with abundant self-satisfaction because they fail to recognize the role they should play in preserving a representative republic.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Do You Trust the Integrity of Our Elections? If Not, Here Are the Steps We Must Take. americanthinker.com A CPA with a new book out outlines some steps to take at the national, and state, levels.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Our Liberal Friends Have Learned Nothing. americanthinker.com Let's forget about those classified documents, the lefties say. It's all a misunderstanding, they say. There's other things to worry about, they say…

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Parsing an Ungrateful Generation. americanthinker.com Where does an ungrateful generation come from? How does it happen? Start with wokester culture.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Removing Phantoms With Technology and 'Gentle' Persuasion. americanthinker.com The voter integrity movement needs to start playing hardball. The big money guys aren't doing it, but we are.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). We Can Have A Federal Spending Cap. americanthinker.com No matter what it takes, Mr. Speaker.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Could Lindsey Graham have a strategic reason for defending Biden? americanthinker.com No conservative would rank Graham, a RINO to the core, as one of the good guys, but there may be logic to his bizarre defense of Joe Biden.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Deportation? Not a problem for the 'asylum-seekers' accused of $12,000 smash-and-grab heist. americanthinker.com Maybe it's time to get rid of so-called 'asylum' laws.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). DirecTV deplatforms Newsmax, cutting off its 13 million subscribers from the fourth-rated cable news channel. americanthinker.com Newsmax suffered a major blow overnight as satellite television provider DirecTV ended its carriage, cutting its 13 million subscribers from the potential audience for the conservative cable news outfit. This amounts to 25%+ of the 50 million viewers Newsmax claims to reach.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). DirecTV drops Newsmax from its satellite feed. americanthinker.com Newsmax is essential to combat the Democrats' falsehoods. There must be real action in addition to televised congressional hearings that often are political theatre.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Going after Aretha now UPDATED. americanthinker.com Aretha Franklin torments transexuals from the grave.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). It is possible to challenge woke excesses in quiet and polite ways. americanthinker.com A small community college sent out notice of a segregated meeting—and promptly retracted it when word got out.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Joe Biden threatens Americans — again. americanthinker.com The loser of Afghanistan threatens American citizens.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Joe Biden threatens Americans — again. americanthinker.com The loser of Afghanistan threatens American citizens.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Kevin McCarthy delightfully exceeds expectations, tosses Schiff and Swalwell from Intell Cmte and skewers biased reporter. americanthinker.com Bravo, Mr. Speaker! Keep up the good work. You are bringing hope to conservatives who have all but lost hope in their party.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Maybe it's time for Bill Gates to go fishing. americanthinker.com Go fishing Mr. Gates, because you are getting obnoxious…

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Pope Benedict, speaking from the grave? americanthinker.com The late pope warned of a Church near "collapse," and seminaries becoming gay "clubs," with certain criticisms of Pope Francis's leadership.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Regular people compelled to make sacrifices for the energy crisis in the UK. americanthinker.com As always, millions of regular people will be compelled to do the heavy lifting for the follies of a few.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). Schiff, Swalwell stamp their feet in rage at being booted from the House intel committee. americanthinker.com Two big blubbering babies who have yet to learn that politics ain't beanbag.

americanthinker (2023-01-25). The Aretha prank tweet is what happens when the world goes off the rails. americanthinker.com In our increasingly insane world, it's not always easy to distinguish parody from reality.

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-25). La explicación de Brasil para retrasar la presidencia de BRICS de Lula es extremadamente sospechosa. globalizacion.ca Es increíble que una gran potencia emergente como Brasil no pueda organizar más de una gran cumbre multilateral en un solo año. Lo que parece estar sucediendo es que Lula le está haciendo un favor a los EE. UU. como…

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-25). Lula Just Became the First BRICS Leader to Publicly Condemn Russia's Special Operation. globalresearch.ca

Anjoulie Woodhead (2023-01-25). Concerns of Growth, Pandemic, War and Inflation Top World Economic Forum Agenda. indybay.org World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast as Developing Countries Struggle with Debt…

Ann Brown (2023-01-25). Remembering Pioneer Sam Cooke, Who Established His Own Record Label And Retained The Rights To His Music. moguldom.com Soul singer Sam Cooke was ahead of his time, not just musically but in the business of music. He was born Samuel Cook on Jan. 22, 1931, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, to Rev. Charles Cook, Sr., a Baptist minister, and Annie May Cook. In 1931, his father added the "e" to their surname. Raised in Chicago …

Ann Brown (2023-01-25). As Pentagon Awards $90 Million Research Contract To Howard University, America Escalates Ukraine War By Sending Tanks. moguldom.com Historically Black University Howard University has been awarded a five-year $90 million U.S. military research contract. It is the first HBCU to lead one of the Pentagon's 15 university-affiliated research centers. This news comes as the U.S. military has announced that it will send war tanks to Ukraine to assist the country in its conflict …

Ann Brown (2023-01-25). Black America Praises Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott After Comments: People Are Dying Over Dumb Sh*t. moguldom.com On Dec. 30, 2022, a 7-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed in west Baltimore. And the mayor of the city had enough. After the shooting, Mayor Brandon Scott issued a scathing statement. The 38-year-old Democrat Scott has been serving as the mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, since 2020. "We know that in Baltimore …

Anonymous103 (2023-01-25). Ukraine, The Corruption Discovered Is Nothing But The Zelensky's Method. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Piero Messina | What unites Sierra Leone, Zambia and Ukraine? The corruption. Now it will be a big problem for President Zelensky to convince Western partners to continue economic support for his proxy war. The scandal that led to the arrests of top government leaders in Kiev was hardly unexpected. After all, his trusted men have acted with the same method that has distinguished the Ukrainian president for years. | Let's see the international data. According to Transparency Internation…

Answer Coalition (2023-01-25). Protest at the White House: Disband NATO! No war on Russia! answercoalition.org

Ben Norton (2023-01-25). Ukraine's Zelensky sends love letter to US corporations, promising 'big business' for Wall Street. geopoliticaleconomy.com In a video address to a US corporate lobby group, Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky thanked companies like Black Rock, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and Starlink, insisting "everyone can become a big business by" investing in Ukraine, where "we are defending freedom and property".

Bill Astore (2023-01-25). What's the Best Way to End a War? globalresearch.ca

Branko Marcetic (2023-01-25). Mission Creep? How the US Role in Ukraine Has Slowly Escalated. globalresearch.ca

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-25). 'Free the Books,' Say Opponents of New Florida Law as Teachers Remove or Cover Libraries. commondreams.org

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-25). 160 Lawyers Push Biden to Take Cuba Off State Sponsors of Terrorism List. globalresearch.ca

Brittani Banks (2023-01-25). Burkina Faso Ejects French Troops. independentmediainstitute.org On January 18, 2023, the government of Burkina Faso made a decision to ask the French military forces to depart from the country within a month. This decision was made by the government of Captain Ibrahim Traoré, who staged the second coup of 2022 in Burkina Faso in September to remove Lieutenant Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo …

Brittani Banks (2023-01-25). Why Union Workers Are a First Line of Defense to Protect Social Security. independentmediainstitute.org Cliff Carlton was the 10th of 11 children and one of three still living at home when his father, a coal miner, died unexpectedly at 67. Only his dad's Social Security benefits, along with vegetables from the family's small farm in southwestern Virginia, kept the household afloat during the lean years that followed. That battle …

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-25). 'Scandal-Free' Obama Gave All Classified Documents To National Archives, Rep Says. newsone.com Source: NurPhoto / Getty | Amid continued damning revelations about presidents and vice presidents who have recently been found to be in possession of It was reported on Tuesday that a number of classified documents have been discovered at the Indiana home of former Vice President

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-25). Tyre Nichols Funeral Plans Revealed As Memphis Cops Avoid Criminal Charges. newsone.com Activists hold signs showing Tyre Nichols as attorney Ben Crump is seen speaking on a monitor during a press conference at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church addressing video footage of the violent police encounter that led to Nichols' death in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 23, 2023. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty | The funeral plans have been announced for a young Black man who died from injuries sustained during a violent encounter with police officers during a traffic stop earlier this month in Memphis, Tennessee. |

canarias alternativa (2023-01-25). ALFONSO CANALES SEGOVIA, EXPULSADO DE LA COPE-OPUS DEI. indybay.org

Carey Gillam (2023-01-25). New US Research Finds "Worrying" Evidence Linking Monsanto Weedkiller to Cancer. globalresearch.ca

Cira Pascual Marquina (2023-01-25). 'News from Nowhere' — building communal life in Venezuela. mronline.org Chris Gilbert and Cira Pascual Marquina look at the Venezuelan communes as a key force in an extended process of national liberation and social emancipation.

Claudio Della Croce (2023-01-25). Buenas expectativas para la cumbre de la CELAC, con una derecha nerviosa. globalizacion.ca En esta oportunidad, la atención no sólo estará concentrada en la irrupción de la ultraderecha brasileña, sino en el empeoramiento de la situación en Perú luego de la destitución del presidente legítimo Pedro Castillo y la asunción de Dina Boluarte….

Counter Protest in San Francisco (2023-01-25). Reproductive Rights Activists Talk Back to "Walk for Life" Marchers. indybay.org Another year (this the 19th) of Walk for Life bussing in folks from parts afar to the city of San Francisco.

Creativity Explored (2023-01-25). Thursday 1/26: RELOVE at Creativity Explored. indybay.org Creativity Explored and Online | 3245 Sixteenth Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Cristóbal León Campos (2023-01-25). CELAC y la urgente integración. globalizacion.ca En Buenos Aires, Argentina, tendrá lugar la VII Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), este 24 de enero. | Esta reunión es de suma importancia, tanto por el…

Dan Collyns (2023-01-25). Peruvian president responds to protests. america.cgtn.com Peruvian President Dina Boluarte is defending the country's police force as protests and blockades continue to grip the country after more than six weeks of unrest which has claimed at least 55 lives.

Dan Williams (2023-01-25). A Monterey Park mass shooting survivor reflects on tragedy. america.cgtn.com Eleven people were killed in the attack inside a dance hall during Chinese New Year celebrations. One of the survivors told CGTN that the shooting has changed her forever.

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-25). Congressman Hawley Introduces Pelosi Act Bill: US Congress And Spouses Shouldn't Use Their Insider Status To Get Rich In Stock Market. moguldom.com Members of Congress and their spouses shouldn't be using their position to get rich on the stock market, according to Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri. On Tuesday Jan. 25, Hawley tweeted that he is introducing legislation to ban stock trading and stock ownership by members of Congress. He's calling it the Pelosi Act. Members …

Dana Sanchez (2023-01-25). Microsoft Dumped 10,000 Employees And Is Investing $10 Billion In Artificial Intelligence Bot ChatGPT. moguldom.com Microsoft, which said it plans to lay off 10,000 workers and reported a 12 percent drop in profits for the fourth quarter, has made an estimated $10 billion investment in OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT. Chat GPT is a viral artificial intelligence app that has excited casual users and AI experts since its latest software …

Daniel Hilton (2023-01-25). Pompeo: 'Only' Civilians on Plane at Risk in 'Rembrandt' Soleimani's Killing. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Pentagon to Increase Artillery Ammunition Production by 0% for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon is planning to boost its production of artillery ammunition by 0% over the next two years as the US is depleting its military stockpiles by sending millions of shells to Ukraine, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, the US has pledged to send Ukraine over one …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Report: Turkey Postpones NATO Talks With Sweden, Finland After Quran Burning. news.antiwar.com Turkey has postponed planned talks with Sweden and Finland on their potential NATO bids following a Quran-burning protest in Sweden that took place in front of the Turkish embassy, the Turkish broadcaster TRT World reported Tuesday. The report cited anonymous Turkish diplomatic sources who said the meeting was set to take place in Brussels next …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Biden Announces US Will Send 31 M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Wednesday announced that his administration will send 31 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, marking another major escalation of US military support for Kyiv. The pledge came just days after Pentagon officials said they didn't plan to send the Abrams citing the fact that it would be difficult to maintain. But the US …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). German FM Says 'We are Fighting a War Against Russia'. news.antiwar.com German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said Tuesday that Germany and its allies are "fighting a war against Russia" in rare candid remarks about the Western role in the conflict. Baerbock made the comments at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, while discussing the criticism her government has faced for its …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Lockheed Says It's Ready With F-16s If US and Allies Choose to Send Them to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Lockheed Martin has said that it's ready to meet demands for F-16 fighter jets if the US and its allies choose to ship them to Ukraine. So far, the US and its allies have been hesitant to send fighter jets to Ukraine due to concerns that they could be used to target Russian territory. But …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). US Arms Sales Soared in 2022 Due to Ukraine War. news.antiwar.com US arms sales to foreign governments boomed in 2022 as defense firms cashed in on the war in Ukraine. According to State Department numbers, sales rose to $205.6 billion in the 2022 fiscal year. The sales are divided into two categories: direct military sales between a US company and a foreign government and sales that …

Dee Knight (2023-01-25). Protests on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Raise Hopes For Revitalization of Antiwar Movement. covertactionmagazine.com Demonstrators in cities invoke King's legacy in denouncing U.S. war machine It has been a year of nearly unprecedented war hysteria—remarkable in a country that has been gripped in continuous war hysteria for generations. The memories of mainstream media publishing major exposures of U.S. war crimes—like the 1969 My Lai massacre in Vietnam and …

Dianne Mathiowetz (2023-01-25). The killing of Forest Defender Tortuguita in Atlanta. workers.org Atlanta, Georgia Public outrage, resistance and sadness at the senseless killing of a Forest Defender — 26-year-old Manuel Teran, known as Tortuguita (Little Turtle) — continues daily since their death on the morning of Jan. 18. Manuel Teran, known as Tortuguita, a Forest Defender murdered by Georgia State Troopers. The . . . |

Douglas Macgregor (2023-01-25). Video: Ukrainian Self-determination. Col. Douglas MacGregor with Scott Ritter. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-25). Globalist Cabal Meets Again to Prepare for World Domination. The WEF's Take Over of the UN. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-25). Aufgabe des Lehrers: Verstehen und helfen. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-25). The Teacher's Task: Understanding and Helping. globalresearch.ca

DW (2023-01-25). Ukraine Officials Leave Posts After Corruption Allegations. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China rallies past South Korea for women's curling gold at Winter World University Games. ecns.cn China rallied past South Korea 6-4 in the final in Lake Placid on Saturday to win the women's curling gold medal of the 31st Winter World University Games.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Expanding railway network makes China's Spring Festival travel easier. ecns.cn From 2012 to 2022, China's railway expanded from 98,000 km to 155,000 km, in which high-speed railway rose from 9,000 km to 42,000 km, a world record length, according to the National Railway Administration.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China CDC releases monthly COVID-19 figures. ecns.cn China reported 12,658 COVID-19 related deaths at hospitals from Jan 13 to 19, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.As of Jan 19, there were nearly 472,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in China including about 51,700 in severe condition.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). More classified documents found in DOJ search of Biden's home. ecns.cn The US Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted a search at President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington on Friday and found additional classified documents, Biden's lawyer said on Saturday night.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Chinese sci-fi blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth II' hits North American big screen. ecns.cn China's homemade sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth II" opened Sunday, the Chinese Lunar New Year's Day, in a limited theatrical release in North America.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Suspect of California mass shooting on Lunar New Year's Eve found dead. ecns.cn The suspect of the California mass shooting on Saturday night was found dead in another city of what authorities believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Lowest temperature recorded in China's northernmost city. ecns.cn The minimum temperature in Mohe, China's northernmost city, fell to minus 53 degrees Celsius Sunday, marking the lowest temperature ever recorded, according to the local weather bureau.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Clean energy playing growing role in ensuring China's energy supply. ecns.cn Wind and solar energy are playing growing roles in ensuring China's energy supply, thanks to their continuous scale expansion.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's spending on R&D hits 3 trln yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China's total expenditure on research and development (R&D) amounted to nearly 3.09 trillion yuan (about 456 billion U.S. dollars) in 2022, up 10.4 percent year on year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Up to 80 pct of Cambodian people celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year: PM. ecns.cn Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said here on Monday that the Chinese Lunar New Year has gained great popularity in the kingdom, estimating that up to 80 percent of the population observe it.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China-made trains enter service in Istanbul's new metro line. ecns.cn A new metro line connecting central Istanbul and the city's new international airport officially opened to the public on Sunday, featuring China-made automated driverless trains that could run up to 120 kilometers per hour.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China issues blue alert for cold wave. ecns.cn China's meteorological authority on Monday issued its blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales across most of the central and eastern regions of the country.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's power use up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, maintained stable growth in 2022, official data shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's postal industry registers stable growth in 2022. ecns.cn China's postal industry saw steady expansion in terms of both business revenue and parcels handled in 2022, data from the State Post Bureau (SPB) shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's coal output increases in December 2022. ecns.cn China's raw coal output posted stable expansion in December 2022, official data showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's box office bounces back during Spring Festival holiday. ecns.cn On Sunday, Chinese Lunar New Year, a young moviegoer named Lian Cheng watched multiple films at three cinemas near his home in Shanghai.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Ice-snow tourism becoming new 'tradition' for Chinese New Year. ecns.cn Having spent the first day of the Spring Festival holiday at home, He Rui rushed to the ski resort early on the second day and was ready to start the Year of the Rabbit on his snowboard. This enthusiast has mastered the S-turn, and is working on his edging.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's natural gas output up 6.5% in December 2022. ecns.cn China's natural gas output logged steady growth in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). RMB remains fifth most active currency by value in December: report. ecns.cn The Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), or the yuan, remained the fifth most active currency for global payments by value in December 2022, a report has showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China remains Germany's main supplier of rare earths. ecns.cn Germany's imports of rare-earth metals from China amounted to 49.3 million euros (53.7 million U.S. dollars) in the first eleven months of 2022, accounting for two-thirds of the total imports, the country's Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Germany approves sending Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. ecns.cn German government decides to supply its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine on Wednesday and green-lighted requests by other countries to do so.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). President Xi delivers video address at CELAC 7th summit. ecns.cn The seventh Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held Tuesday in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Upon the invitation of President Alberto Fernandez of Argentina, the rotating president of CELAC, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a video address at the summit.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Classified documents found at former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's home. ecns.cn "He has agreed to fully cooperate with congressional oversight and any questions we have about the matter," Comer said of Pence, who served as U.S. vice president from January 2017 to January 2021 under Donald Trump.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). U.S. to test nuclear engine for future Mars missions. ecns.cn NASA and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Tuesday a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, the key steps for sending the first crewed missions to Mars.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Nepal ready to welcome Chinese tourists: official. ecns.cn Nepal is ready to welcome Chinese tourists back as a popular destination, a Nepali official said.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Chinese people celebrate Spring Festival holiday amid optimized COVID response. ecns.cn Following the downgrading of China's management of COVID-19, people across the country are merrily celebrating the Spring Festival, one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, with their families.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China key contributor to Cambodia's development: Cambodian senior official. ecns.cn China is a key contributor to Cambodia's socioeconomic development and poverty reduction, Cambodian Economy and Finance Ministry's Standing Secretary of State Vongsey Vissoth said here on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Pakistan-China red chili project to help uplift Pakistan's agriculture sector. ecns.cn On a fine January morning, Muhammad Sajjad was all smiles after seeing thriving saplings of the Chinese sweet chili at a nursery in a remote farming land of Pakistan's eastern city of Multan.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Hopping through time: the rabbit in Chinese culture. ecns.cn

Editor at Global Grind (2023-01-25). 'Lift Every Voice And Sing': Sheryl Lee Ralph To Perform Black National Anthem At Super Bowl LVII. newsone.com Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is slated to sing the Black national anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," before Super Bowl LVII.

Editor (2023-01-25). Book Review: 'No Equal Justice: The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon George W. Crockett'. mronline.org David Gespass has been on the editorial board of the National Lawyers Guild Review for over twenty-years including several years as Editor in Chief. He is a past president of the National Lawyers Guild. David is doing his best to retire from the active practice of law with only moderate success.

Editor (2023-01-25). Red Traces, Part 1: Cave paintings and primitive communism. mronline.org Sean Ledwith begins a new monthly series that explores how the Marxist tradition seeks to explain the cultural peaks of human history.

Editor (2023-01-25). Let the ruling classes tremble! workers.org The working class of France has a long and significant history in the struggle between labor and capital, including the revolutions of 1848 that engulfed several European countries. It was in the context of these revolutions that Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote the Communist Manifesto — then and now, . . . |

Ethan Huff (2023-01-25). Netanyahu Admits Israeli Government Partnered with Pfizer to Compile Genetic Database of Population. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Charges dropped against organizers who confronted Philippines President Marco, Jr. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Charges against the Makibeki NYC 3 have or will be dismissed, defeating legal attacks that came after the protests against the president of the Philippines this past fall. | That's when pro-democracy organizers held a week of demonstrations against Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was visiting the United Nations. Marcos' father, Ferdinand Marcos Sr., declared martial law in the Philippines years ago, and reigned over a 20-year dictatorship. Now his son, Marcos Jr., is presiding over a period of rampant human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and detention of po…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Family of Cesar Rodriguez to be awarded $12M in wrongful death lawsuit. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – After an eight-day trial, Los Angeles Superior Court on January 20 issued a $12.2 million verdict against the Long Beach police officer for killing Cesar Rodriguez, a 23-year-old Chicano. The jury unanimously found killer cop Martin Ron guilty of negligence and responsible for Rodriguez's death. It is a victory for the surviving family as it is the largest police misconduct verdict in history against the Long Beach Police Department. The law firm of Arnold Casillas represented the family in the successful lawsuit and trial. | The second phase of the lawsuit, where jurors would weigh how much the…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Protest of Ohio cop hitting women in face. fightbacknews.org Butler Township, OH – On Saturday January 21, a few dozen people gathered in protest outside a local McDonald's, chanting "Black lives matter," "Women's lives matter," "No justice, no peace, no racist police" and "Boycott McDonald's." The event was hosted by Black Lives Matter-Dayton with the intention of bringing community awareness to an incident of police excessive use of force that had occurred earlier that week. | Latinka Hancock was struck in the face and head three times by Sergeant Todd Stanley while Officer Tim Zellers had a stun gun aimed at her. After receiving an incorrect order at the McDonald's in B…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Tampa Community holds vigil for Tampa teen killed by speeding county deputy. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – Dozens of family, friends and community members gathered on January 11 to demand justice and honor the fourth angelversary of Josiah Pinner, a 15-year-old killed by a speeding Hillsborough County deputy. | On January 11, 2019, Deputy Philip Montesi was driving 21 miles per hour over the speed limit in an undercover car on a dimly lit road in a residential area when he struck Josiah Pinner. Pinner was walking across the road with Damien Foster, who was walking with his bike. | Deputy Montesi did not immediately stop or call an ambulance when he struck Josiah, he returned to the scene more than ten min…

Florence CGTN (2023-01-25). Highlights from U.S. Senate hearing on Ticketmaster. america.cgtn.com The U.S. Senate is looking into accusations there is a lack of competition within the ticketing industry which unfairly hurts customers. Critics say one company in particular has an outsize role, allowing it to charge exorbitant fees and push out competition, leaving fans and …

Francisco Dominguez (2023-01-25). Lula's Robust Reassertion of Democracy, Social Progress and the Rule of Law in Brazil. orinocotribune.com By Francisco Dominguez &#1 ; Jan 21, 2023 | "Under Lula's progressive government, the significance of Brazilian democracy to the rest of Latin America cannot be stressed enough. Nor can the threat represented by the Bolsonarista militarisation of Brazil's state institutions." | On 8th January 2023, a week after Lula's presidential inauguration, the world was shocked by a Trump-style mob attack on key state institutions in Brasilia, the country's capital city. The world saw media images of thousands of Bolsonaro supporters invading Planalto (presidential palace), and the premises of both the Supreme Court and Parl…

Frank Cappello (2023-01-25). Could ChatGPT Change The Education System? levernews.com Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full story and get access to all paid posts. | Already have an account? |

Frank Cappello (2023-01-25). üéß LEVER TIME: Why Republicans Want To Defund The IRS. levernews.com A few weeks ago, House Republicans passed a bill to cancel new Internal Revenue Service funding. David Sirota sits down with journalist and tax policy expert Jesse Eisinger, who provides much-needed context on the GOP's push to defund one of our most integral government agencies. (Yes, the IRS really is necessary.) Jesse explains how the modest investments passed by Democrats would help the beleaguered IRS hold accountable our worst tax cheats and create billions of dollars in new revenue, and how Republican efforts to defund the agency would lead to even more of its chronically lax oversight (12: 08).A rough tra…

G. Dunkel (2023-01-25). France: Millions strike to defend pensions. workers.org With a tremendous jolt to the government's attempt to raise the legal retirement age from 62 to 64 years, over 2 million people stopped work Jan. 19 and came out into the streets. They were heeding a Jan. 10 call from a coalition of all the major unions in France. . . . |

G. Dunkel (2023-01-25). Millions protest and strike in France to reject pension cuts. workers.org With a tremendous jolt to the government's attempt to raise the legal retirement age from 62 to 64 years, over 2 million people stopped work Jan. 19 and came out into the streets. They were heeding a Jan. 10 call from a coalition of all the major unions in France. . . . |

Gayle Spinazze (2023-01-25). Doomsday Clock set at 90 seconds to midnight. canadiandimension.com Photo by Jamie Christiani/Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists | WASHINGTON, DC — The Doomsday Clock was set at 90 seconds to midnight, due largely but not exclusively to Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the increased risk of nuclear escalation. The new Clock time was also influenced by continuing threats posed by the climate crisis and the breakdown of global norms and institutions needed to mitigate risks associated with advancing technologies and biological threats such as COVID-19. | Rachel Bronson, PhD, president and CEO, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, said: | We are living in a time of unprece…

Germany Detail Zero (2023-01-25). Overprocurement: Germany Has Billions of Corona Masks Too Many, Now They Are Being Burned. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2023-01-25). Selected Articles: New US Research Finds "Worrying" Evidence Linking Monsanto Weedkiller to Cancer. globalresearch.ca By New research by top US government scientists has found that people exposed to the widely used weed killing chemical glyphosate have biomarkers …

Hedelberto López Blanch (2023-01-25). Cuba y China fortalecen estrategia de desarrollo. globalizacion.ca Cuba fue el primer país del Hemisferio Occidental en establecer relaciones diplomáticas con la República Popular China y desde hace 62 años han atravesado las vicisitudes de la coyuntura internacional, y se han mantenido unidos para convertirse en un ejemplo…

Hendrik Sybrandy (2023-01-25). Rabbits become popular pets in the U.S. america.cgtn.com The Chinese New Year of course marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Rabbits are interesting animals who've become very popular pets in recent years. Pets with plenty of quirks.

Herbert Bertsch, Peter Wahl (2023-01-25). Turn of the times and Negotiations instead of truce. indybay.org "Public opinion continues to cling to pragmatism and pacifism. Skepticism toward military means has even increased since the beginning of the war." For example, in a May poll, 49 percent thought, "The most important thing is to end the war as soon as possible, even if that means Ukraine ceding control of territory to Russia."

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-25). Podcast: Fighting fungi, the music of the moons, and self-healing crystals. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: We join the fight against deadly fungal pathogens, listen to music inspired by moons, and discover how some crystals heal themselves.

indybay (2023-01-25). Sunday 2/12: Winter SF World Naked Bike Ride #WNBRsf2023 #StValentinesDayWeekend. indybay.org 11am Gathering / 12pm/Noon Start | Rincon "Cupid's Arrow" Park | The Embarcadero & Folsom Steet…

infobrics (2023-01-25). Africa Bets on Brazil's New President Lula Da Silva. infobrics.org Many African leaders were quick to congratulate Brazil's President Lula da Silva on his election. They are counting on da Silva to improve relations which had greatly suffered under former President Jair Bolsonaro…

infobrics (2023-01-25). India, Russia Explore Coop in Biotech, AI & Quantum Tech & Oceanography. infobrics.org Russian and Indian scientists, representatives of universities and relevant ministries took part in the 12th meeting of the Russian-Indian Working Group on Science and Technology…

infobrics (2023-01-25). Brazil Seeks to Shift Its BRICS Presidency to 2025. infobrics.org Brazil has asked its partners in BRICS to delay its presidency in the group that also includes Russia, India, China and South Africa from 2024 to 2025, Brazil's Finance Minister Fernando Haddad said…

infobrics (2023-01-25). Ukraine could stage false flag operation on nuclear power plant to force Western intervention. infobrics.org Russia warns that Ukraine is storing Western weapons in nuclear power plants.

infobrics (2023-01-25). Kiev's crimes could be revealed by its own agents. infobrics.org Foreign mercenary blackmailing the neo-Nazi regime to demand benefits.

infobrics (2023-01-25). Latest resignation scandal reveals massive scope of Kiev regime's corruption. infobrics.org The scandal could also explain why the Pentagon has been "unable" to track over $20 billion in weapons as the black market became flooded with Western-made arms. And yet, Volodymyr Zelensky is requesting a trillion dollars for the alleged "reconstruction" of Ukraine.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). Amilcar Cabral and the South Africans. libya360.wordpress.com Phethani Madzivhandila Amilcar Cabral's influence stretched far beyond the Portuguese colonies, profoundly influencing the political struggle in South Africa, past and present. In 2021, the South African government was provided with funding of around ‚Ǩ700 million (ZAR13 billion), from the German government to decommission its coal-based power stations in order to transition to green energy….

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). Dead on Arrival: The West's B3W Initiative to Rival China's BRI. libya360.wordpress.com F.M. Shakil While Washington is focused on establishing rival 'global' projects to Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, most of these drive profits and benefits right back to the United States. The plan for a large infrastructure project by the US and G7 to compete with China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) appears to have died a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). Empire by Invitation: Pax Africana or Pax Americana? libya360.wordpress.com Samar Al-Bulushi Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, left, and U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, right, attend a welcoming ceremony before talks at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2022. AT A WIDELY anticipated summit hosted by the Biden administration in Washington, D.C., last month, African leaders called for more support from the U.S. government…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). The Ramstein Effect: The Nightmare of NATO Equipment Being Sent to Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter Soviet War Memorial, Tiergarten, West Berlin. (Mike Peel, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) On Tuesday the White House decided that it would send about 30 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, which was seen as political cover for Germany, which decided to ship 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Kiev. Early on the morning of May…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). The Ukrainian Solidarity Network: The Highest Stage of White Western Social Imperialism. libya360.wordpress.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-01-25). US Lawfare and the Destabilization of Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Mier Brazil-based reporter and author Brian Mier outlines the strategy of lawfare and how it has been used in Latin America, particularly in the Lava Jato investigation. "Lawfare is the use of the law as a weapon of war, and it is the newest characteristic of 21st Century Combat," — Colonel Charles Dunlap Lawfare…

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-25). Roland Martin Interviews Bethune-Cookman President, Ed Reed And Students. moguldom.com The saga at Bethune-Cookman University and its decision not to ratify the contract of Ed Reed as its next head football coach continues to play out. On Monday, Jan. 23, B-CU students protested Reed's firing, unsanitary living conditions and other issues they said they've been having at the school. B-CU football players also started a …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-25). 7 Reasons to Reduce Your Social Media Consumption in 2023: Health, Wealth, and Self. moguldom.com Social media consumption is at an all-time high. According to recent data from Smart Insights, 59 percent of the world's population uses social networking. The number of users grew from 4.2 billion in January 2021 to 4.74 billion in Oct. 2022. The Pew Research Center found the number of social media users increases to 72 percent when isolated to …

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-25). Dr. Dre Follows Industry Trend, Selling Music Assets For $200 Million. moguldom.com Dr. Dre didn't become a billionaire by accident. Now the hip-hop mogul is making another lucrative business move. The iconic producer and MC is reportedly closing a deal to sell some of his music assets in a deal valued at north of $200 million. First reported by Billboard, the sale is supposed to include two separate deals …

J. B. Gerald (2023-01-25). Allegations of Genocide Return to Peru. globalresearch.ca

JANET (2023-01-25). Jan 28: International People's Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism. iacenter.org The International People's Tribunal on US Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades, and Economic Coercive Measures Saturday, January 28 | 11am — 6pm The People's Forum & Online 320 W 37th St, New York, NY RSVP here to attend or tune in online After two years of dedicated organizing, we are excited to officially announce the launch of the International People's Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades, and Economic Coercive Measures. This project is a first ever international effort to build systems of accountability—rooted in global cross-movement solidarity—both within and outside of the…

Jason Ditz (2023-01-25). Media Fault Pompeo for Defending Saudi Assassination of Journalist. news.antiwar.com Released this week as part of an effort to kickstart his presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo caused considerable controversy in The Trump Administration did little in response to the killing, and Pompeo's State Department led efforts to argue that Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Saleh (MBS) likely orchestrated the matter,…

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-25). South Dakota AG, Gov. Threaten Felony Charges for Pharmacists Prescribing Abortion Pills. commondreams.org

Johanna Kichton (2023-01-25). Homes Guarantee Campaign on New White House Plan for Tenants. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C. — People's Action today released the following statement by Homes Guarantee Campaign Director Tara Raghuveer in response to the White House's announcement of a new tenant protections plan: "The White House announcement introduces potential for agency-level action, but falls short of using the full power of the administration …

John Feffer (2023-01-25). Israel's Strange Ambivalence on Ukraine. fpif.org There are currently only two Jewish heads of state in the world. The first, not surprisingly, leads Israel. The second is Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine. | They don't get along. | Religious affiliation by itself does not determine political or military alliances. Plenty of wars have pitted Christians against Christians and Moslems against Moslems. But there are only about 15 million Jews in the world. Especially in…

John Kennedy (2023-01-25). Make No Mistake, War Hawk American Policy Helped Start This War in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

John V. Walsh (2023-01-25). Right & Left to Join in D.C. Protest: "Not one more penny for war in Ukraine." globalresearch.ca

Juan Cole (2023-01-25). Can Puerto Rico solve its perennial Energy Problems with Distributed and Community Solar? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have put out a one-year progress report on Puerto Rico's green energy transition and grid resilience. As a Caribbean island, Puerto Rico has suffered massive damage in this century from hurricanes, which are becoming more intense and …

Julian Rose (2023-01-25). Is Fear of Freedom an Invitation for Fascism? globalresearch.ca

Keenan "HIGz" Higgins (2023-01-25). Fans Want Tiffany Haddish Replaced In 'Girls Trip' Sequel. newsone.com Source: Corey Nickols / Getty | Summer 2017 was memorable for many things, one being the arrival of Girls Trip in theaters. What started as the perfect "Black Girl Magic" chick flick soon became a universally beloved comedy that sparked one infamous conversation around grapefruit appreciated by many, many men. The project was a success for all involved, including director Malcolm D. Lee, producer Will Packer plus writers Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, while further proving the star power of co-lead veteran actresses Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith. However, no one came up more off the film quit…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-25). Saturday 2/4: 23rd Annual, Rosa Parks Day in California – Transit Equity Day. indybay.org West Step – Traffic Circle – California State Capitol | Sacramento, California…

Kit Klarenberg (2023-01-25). Israel promotes Iron Fist weapons in London. electronicintifada.net Birmingham media outlet publishes lies about Palestine Action…

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-25). Zelenskyy Regime to Forcibly Conscript Hungarians in Transcarpathia. globalresearch.ca

Labor Video Project (2023-01-25). South Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton. indybay.org The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T…

Larry Johnson (2023-01-25). Andrei Martyanov and I chat with Tommy CArrigan. sonar21.com Andrei and I sat down today with Tommy Carrigan for a generational discussion. Got to love the Irish.

LAURA (2023-01-25). Abortion Saved My Life Banners Appear Across Bay Area Freeways. indybay.org Banners declaring "Abortion Saved My Life" emblazon freeways across 5 Bay Area cities. Protest against anti-abortion, far-right agenda in SF today, Jan 21, at noon.

Leon Kunstenaar (2023-01-25). Get Out, Get Out Now, San Francisco is a Pro Choice Town! indybay.org Counter Protesters Give Forced Birthers What For…

Lis Cox (2023-01-25). Counter Protest at Walk for Life San Francisco. indybay.org On January 21, hundreds marched to counter the so-called "Walk for Life" on the day before what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. | 1 min 21 second video…

Luis Feliz Leon (2023-01-25). Workers at Hooters-style restaurant strike, protesting racist sexist manager. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Latino immigrant kitchen workers and a group of racially diverse women servers walked out at the Twin Peaks restaurant in Brentwood, Tennessee, on Saturday, Jan. 14. They say their employer is serving up of a toxic brew of racism and sexism. | "We went on strike to fire a manager because he is mistreating my co-workers verbally and physically," Juan Carlos Mendoz…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-25). City of Oakland lobbying expenses reveals campaign contribution to Steve Scalise. indybay.org Oakland City Hall:…

Manlio Dinucci (2023-01-25). Toda Europa convertida en un campo de batalla. globalizacion.ca La Federación de Científicos Estadounidenses confirma en enero la noticia dada por Grandangolo en diciembre de 2022 basada en un documento de la Fuerza Aérea de los EE. UU.: el avión C-17A Globemaster ha sido autorizado para transportar la bomba…

Mario Hernández (2023-01-25). Se constituyó en Buenos Aires la CELAC social. globalizacion.ca El pasado 23 de enero se desarrolló la conferencia de prensa donde se anunció la constitución de la Celac Social, confluencia de organizaciones populares, en paralelo a la cumbre de Celac (Comunidad de Estados latinoamericanos y del Caribe) que se…

Mario Wainfeld (2023-01-25). Lula, el compañero que vive acá cerca. globalizacion.ca El presidente brasileño Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva eligió a la Argentina como destino (valga la palabra) de su primer viaje al exterior. Es su costumbre desde que asumiera su primer mandato en 2003. Antes mirábamos a Europa o a…

Maximillian Alvarez (2023-01-25). Now or never: Grad student-workers at Johns Hopkins mobilize ahead of union election. therealnews.com

Michael Klare (2023-01-25). The Pentagon's Massive Intelligence Failure on China. fpif.org Given the secrecy typically accorded to the military and the inclination of government officials to skew data to satisfy the preferences of those in power, intelligence failures are anything but unusual in this country's security affairs. In 2003, for instance, President George W. Bush invaded Iraq based on claims — later found to be

Michael Nevradakis (2023-01-25). Did COVID Vaccine Injuries Influence FAA's Revision of Electrocardiogram Test Limits for Pilots? globalresearch.ca

Michele de Mello (2023-01-25). Brahim Ghali is reelected president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. peoplesdispatch.org With 69% of the votes in the 16th Congress of the Polisario Front, Ghali takes on a new three-year mandate, now in the midst of war…

Middle East Monitor (2023-01-25). Having brought in Disruptive Israeli Extremists, Can Netanyahu's Government Survive? juancole.com By Motasem A Dalloul | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; Before it was formed, the new far-right Israeli government coalition has been plagued with disputes and disagreements, despite the fact that all of its members are from the right-wing parties and all of them, at least, share the same principles, although each Party …

Monica Moorehead (2023-01-25). International webinar on Sam Marcy's legacy for today's struggles. workers.org For over 70 years, Sam Marcy, a founding member and the late-chairperson of Workers World Party, dedicated his life to the liberation of the global multinational working class from the yoke of imperialism in all its oppressive forms. Feb. 1 will mark the 25th anniversary of his death in 1998. . . . |

Muhammad Azizul Islam (2023-01-25). Impact of Global Clothing Retailers' Unfair Practices on Bangladeshi Suppliers During COVID-19. globalresearch.ca

Natalia Marques (2023-01-25). El bloqueo estadounidense a Cuba perjudica a pacientes médicos de ambos países. peoplesdispatch.org

Nazz Aboutabl (2023-01-25). People's Action on Elevance Health Stealings Report: New Year, Same Story. peoplesaction.org Elevance's Greedy Empire Expanding With Plan to Turn BCBS of Louisiana Into For-Profit WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released a statement by Health Care for All Campaign Director Aija Nemer-Aanerud in response to Elevance Health's quarterly earnings report. Elevance announced that in 2022 they profited $8.5 billion and bought $2.3 billion in back shares, in addition …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are eye floaters? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Spots, flashes of light or darkness on any side of your vision could be a sign of eye floaters. Most often noticeable when looking at a plain, bright background, such as a blue sky or a white wall, eye floaters are a symptom of age, according to Dr. Amir Khan, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist. And they can lead to a sight-threatening condition that requires immediate attention. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-C5TdVUTR-Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eczema occurs in people of all ages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you heard that eczema is only a childhood skin condition? That's actually a big misconception. Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is common in kids, but it also happens to adults. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lqy7lfH7pRc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 13) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Consumer Health: Why your child's weight matters. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy Weight Week will be observed Jan. 15—21, so this is a good time for a reminder of the connection between weight and health during childhood. The prevalence of obesity in adults in the U.S. increased from 30.5% to 41.9% from 1999—2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2% in the same time frame. And the rate of childhood obesity is a serious…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Consumer Health: What happens if your thyroid is too active or not active enough? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Thyroid Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more how important it is that your thyroid functions properly. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. When your thyroid isn't functioning properly, whether it's too active or not active enough, all these functions are affected. Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, occurs when your…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Boost your brain with boredom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Even though my kids got many gifts during the holidays, they complained about how bored they were at home. I can't and don't want to constantly entertain them. I remember being bored as a child and the need to find ways to occupy my time. Do you have tips for managing boredom in kids? ANSWER: You are certainly not alone when you heard, "Mom, Dad, I'm bored!" during the holiday break. It's not the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Cervical cancer and HPV screening. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since age 20, I have had annual visits with a gynecologist. I am now in my late 30s, and my physician recommended that I get an HPV test in addition to a Pap test to check for cervical cancer. What is the importance of both? And what is my risk of cervical cancer? ANSWER: Screening for cervical cancer can cause a lot of confusion because guidelines and tests have evolved over the years. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Science Saturday: Removal of both ovaries in younger women associated with increased risk of Parkinson's. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Surgical removal of both ovaries is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism in women younger than 43, Mayo Clinic researchers report in JAMA Network Open. Using health record data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project, the study included 2,750 women who had undergone surgery to remove both ovaries, a procedure called bilateral oophorectomy, and 2,749 who had not. The reasons for the surgery were either a benign (noncancerous) condition — such as endometriosis, cyst, or other reason —…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why wrists are a common casualty of winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons. Dr. Sanj Kakar, an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says walking on ice and snow can be treacherous and force people to make tough split-second decisions. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/B7AFVPAu448 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Screening for cervical cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that more than 12,500 cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed, and more than 4,000 women died from the disease in 2019, the latest year of available data. Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist, explains the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/qBJBz_D88sg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Is tinnitus causing that ringing in your ear? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-nƒ≠-tus) — the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iUdi361LMz4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 03) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains why reflux disease isn't 'just' heartburn. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world. It happens when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus: The stomach can resist acid but the esophagus is less acid-resistant. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, says reflux disease may be common, but there can be severe complications if it is ongoing and left untreated. Heartburn is a key symptom of reflux disease, but…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Menopause symptoms: Mayo Clinic expert outlines hormone and nonhormonal therapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Menopause, the end of menstrual cycles, can produce symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Women do not need to suffer in silence: Many treatment options are available. Jewel Kling, M.D., chair of the Division of Women's Health at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, describes hormonal and nonhormonal therapies. "We sometimes hear the question, 'Do I need to treat hot flashes or night sweats?' and the answer for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). 6 tips to keep your brain healthy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Changes to your body and brain are normal as you age. However, there are some things you can do to help slow any decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Here are six things I recommend to my patients in order of importance: 1. Exercise regularly. Exercise has many known benefits, and regular physical activity also benefits the brain. Multiple research studies show that physical active people are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: The need for blood donations is now. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While the holiday season is a time of giving, that's not usually the case when it comes to giving blood. Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, says the center experiences a shortage of blood donations every year after the winter holidays. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/p8SiEpReuT0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Soggy sheets, embarrassed kids: Tips for overcoming bed-wetting. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Mom, dad? I'm wet." Parents quickly spring into action when they hear these words. Changing wet sheets and comforting an upset or embarrassed child isn't fun for anyone in the middle of the night. Many families struggle with bed-wetting. It's a normal part of child development. It isn't anyone's fault, but that doesn't mean it can't be stressful, especially for older kids. Here's what you need to know about this common condition. Types of bed-wetting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Role for opioids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug overdoses from opioids have been linked to a decreased life span, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ongoing opioid crisis has been a complicated one for more than a decade. Death rates continue to rise, despite national medical guidelines for prescribing the pain medication. Dr. Holly Geyer leads the opioid stewardship program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She says there is an important role for opioids in patient…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). 10 weight training tips for beginners. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Years ago, weightlifting was thought to be reserved solely for bodybuilders and athletes. However, there has been significant research on the medical benefits of lifting weights. Everyone benefits from stronger bones and muscles. Plan to incorporate weight training into your routine, regardless of your age, ability or fitness level. Weight training is a type of strength training that uses weights for resistance. This could be weight machines or free weights, like dumbbells or barbells, at…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic researchers link ovarian cancer to bacteria colonization in microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A specific colonization of microbes in the reproductive tract is commonly found in women with ovarian cancer, according to a new study from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The discovery, published in Scientific Reports, strengthens evidence that the bacterial component of the microbiome — a community of microorganisms that also consists of viruses, yeasts and fungi — is an important indicator for early detection, diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer. Abigail…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Can blood donors suffer iron deficiency? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With the constant need for blood and platelet donations, frequent, regular blood donors are crucial to having a continuous national blood supply. Across Mayo Clinic in Rochester, for example, anywhere between 50 and 70 units of red cells and between 20 and 30 units of platelets are used daily to help save lives. Watch: Dr. Justin Juskewitch discusses red blood cell donation youtu.be/yDXneutyCdc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is available in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic researchers identify women with twice the risk of cancer in both breasts. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with cancer in one breast may be at higher risk of developing cancer in the opposite breast if they are carriers of specific genetic changes that predispose them to develop breast cancer, according to a study led by the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, will help personalize approaches to breast cancer screening and risk factors, study authors say. The study used data…

NewsOne Editor (2023-01-25). Black FedEx Driver Says Company Sent Him Back To Work The Day After He Was Shot At, Lawsuit Claims. newsone.com A Black FedEx driver is suing his employer, the City of Brookhaven, the Brookhaven Police Chief, and a father-son duo after being shot at.

NewsOne Staff (2023-01-25). Video Of Bethune-Cookman Football Players Sharing Helmets Spotlights Ed Reed's Concerns About Resources. newsone.com Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty | A video of Bethune-Cookman University football players sharing a helmet during a game has gone viral after former NFL star Ed Reed's contract to become the head football coach MORE: #bringcoachreedback

Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski (2023-01-25). Climate activists found guilty and charged for trying to stop Scarborough gas. greenleft.org.au Three climate activists have been found guilty and charged for resisting Woodside's Scarborough gas hub in the Burrup. Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski reports.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-25). 'Freedom for Assange and Journalism Are at Stake': Belmarsh Tribunal Comes to DC. orinocotribune.com By Brett Wilkins &#1 ; Jan 20, 2023 | "As long as the Biden administration continues to deploy tools like the Espionage Act to imprison those who dare to expose war crimes, no publisher and no journalist will be safe," said one of the tribunal's co-chairs. |

| As Julian Assange awaits the

Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy (2023-01-25). Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange! indybay.org On Pacifica: Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange!

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). Communist MEP defends small scale fishing industry in European Parliament. peoplesdispatch.org Last week, the European Parliament adopted a

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). Daily Round-up | Palestinians protest Israeli displacement in Khan al-Ahmar & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of protests against displacement in Palestine, discussions of a common currency in Latin America, a UN report on the state of Afghanistan, and more sanctions on Iran…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). Lula's address to CELAC "Nothing should separate us, since everything brings us together" peoplesdispatch.org The much awaited return of Brazil to the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was celebrated during the VII Summit of the bloc on Tuesday January 24. In his opening address to the Summit, Argentine President Alberto Fernández highlighted the return of Brazil to the bloc and emphasized that "a CELAC without Brazil is a much emptier CELAC". | Fernández received Lula on Monday January 23 at the Casa Rosada, the seat of the Argentine government, and the two leaders defended the resumption of diplomacy and cooperation between the two largest economies in South America. | Brazil left the CELAC duri…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). NUMSA, other organizations seek court action to end South Africa's debilitating power outages. peoplesdispatch.org An application filed by NUMSA along with other trade unions, political parties, and civil society groups seeks urgent action to end load-shedding and a recent hike in electricity tariffs by Eskom as power outages endanger South Africa's infrastructure and economy…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). Peruvian diaspora condemns violence of defacto government. peoplesdispatch.org Peruvian diaspora in the US rallied outside the United Nations General Assembly building in New York City to condemn the human rights violations carried out by the government of Dina Boluarte. Solidarity protests have been held in cities across the world to raise awareness about the situation in Peru and to call on international organizations to take action.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-25). Saudi Arabia-led coalition carries out fresh airstrikes in Yemen, killing five including three children. peoplesdispatch.org The airstrikes carried out this week constitute a break in the larger pattern of relative peace in Yemen, months after the collapse of a formal UN-led ceasefire in October last year…

Peter Becker, Gen. Erich Vad (2023-01-25). Russia's war against Ukraine and What are the war aims? indybay.org Erich Vad is an ex-brigade general. From 2006 to 2013, he was the military policy advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He is one of the rare voices who spoke out publicly against arms deliveries to Ukraine early on, without political strategy or diplomatic efforts. Even now he speaks an uncomfortable truth. | This is a military escalation. We are going down a slippery slope.

Peter Boyle (2023-01-25). Billionaires: We don't need them but they need us! greenleft.org.au Oxfam's annual report on global inequality is a damning indictment of the chronically inequitable capitalist system, argues Peter Boyle.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-01-25). Ukraine Had Lost the War Before it Even Started. globalresearch.ca

Ramon du Houx (2023-01-25). 80 environmental groups & elected officials support price gouging penalty on oil companies. indybay.org 80 environmental and public health advocacy groups and elected officials have sent a letter of support to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), author of legislation setting a price gouging penalty on refiners to be taken up in a special legislative session called for by Governor Gavin Newsom.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-25). México_UniTierra Oaxaca: Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007). indybay.org México_UniTierra Oaxaca: | Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007) | sobre acciones colectivas y comunicación…

Rep. Ron Paul (2023-01-25). Debt Ceiling Hysteria and Hypocrisy. globalresearch.ca

repost (2023-01-25). International docker unions in Durban To Commemorate 50th Year of Durban Uprising. indybay.org ILWU Local 10 members joined the 50th year anniversary commemoration of the 1973 Durban uprising. They plan to fight privatization of the ports globally.

Revolution Club, Bay Area (2023-01-25). Tuesday 1/24: We Refuse To Accept A "Doomsday" Future, It's Time to Get Organized For A Real Revolution! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Japan, South Korea: NATO firms up eastern outposts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com South China Morning PostJanuary 24, 2023 Nato cements ties with South Korea, Japan as security challenges mountNato chief's visits to Seoul and Tokyo next week reflect the greater emphasis the transatlantic partnership is putting on East Asia, an analyst said Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is set to visit South Korea and Japan from Monday …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Opening the floodgates: U.S. to send Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine &#1 ; CNN. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com CNNJanuary 24, 2023 US finalizing plans to send approximately 30 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, two US officials say The US is finalizing plans to send approximately 30 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, two US officials familiar with the deliberations told CNN. The Biden administration announcement to send the US-made tanks could come as early as this …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Biden to send 31 Abrams tanks, Germany 14 Leopards for war in Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 25, 2023 US to send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine The United States said on Wednesday it would supply Ukraine with 31 advanced Abrams tanks to help the country defend itself against Russia's invasion. US President Joe Biden, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, announces a plan …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Finnish arms to Turkey in NATO quid pro quo, tanks to Ukraine next. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostJanuary 25, 2023 Finland Approves Military Sales to Turkey Amid NATO Row Finland's defense ministry said Wednesday the country had issued the first commercial export license for military material to Turkey since 2019 &#1 ; a key demand for Ankara to approve Helsinki's NATO bid. Riikka Pitkanen, special adviser at the ministry, told AFP that …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). German foreign minister: "We are fighting a war against Russia" &#1 ; video. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Ukraine: Germany spearheads delivery of 90 tanks from NATO allies, partners. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineJanuary 25, 2023 German authorities, their allies intend to transfer almost 90 tanks to Ukraine — Scholz The German authorities are aiming to transfer two tank battalions with Leopard 2 to Ukraine, but they will do it not alone, and together with partners, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said. "Our goal is to transfer tanks …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Ukraine intensifies pressure on Georgia to enter war: ruling party leader. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerJanuary 25, 2023 Irakli Kobakhidze responds to Kasyanov's statement on possible evacuation of Ukrainian citizens The Chairman of Georgian Dream party Irakli Kobakhidze responded to the interview of Ukraine's Chargé d'affaires Andrey Kasyanov, who said that in case of resumption of direct air traffic between Georgia and Russia, Ukraine's government does not rule out …

Rodolfo Bueno (2023-01-25). La unipolaridad y el peligro de guerra mundial. globalizacion.ca Está fuera de toda duda que los políticos estadounidenses y europeos representan los intereses de la OTAN y del complejo militar industrial de EEUU, también que la burocracia de la UE sigue las órdenes de Washington en perjuicio de sus…

Sam Pizzigati (2023-01-25). The Clearest Case for Taxing Billionaires Yet. otherwords.org

scorinoco (2023-01-25). The Israeli Army Has Killed 12 Palestinians in the First Two Weeks of 2023. orinocotribune.com Israel has killed 12 Palestinians since the start of the year. | The most recent were three martyrs from Jenin on January 14. The first two were Izz Eldin Basem Hamamra, 24, and Amjad Adnan Khaliliyeh, 23, who were killed by Israeli forces as they retreated after conducting a resistance operation against Israeli military targets. They were followed by another Palestinian martyr, 19-year-old Yazan Samer al-Ja'abari, who succumbed to injuries he sustained two weeks ago during an Israeli military assault on the village of Kufr Dan in Jenin. | Seven of the 12 slain Palestinians in 2023 are from Jenin. Five of the mar…

scorinoco (2023-01-25). Venezuela Calls for Unity and Solidarity at CELAC Social Movements' Meeting. orinocotribune.com

scorinoco (2023-01-25). Venezuela's Message to US: Latin America is Not a Piece of Land for Plunder. orinocotribune.com

scorinoco (2023-01-25). Venezuela's National Assembly Approves Law for Financial Transparency of NGOs in First Discussion. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, January 24, Venezuelan National Assembly Deputy Diosdado Cabello presented the Bill for the Oversight, Updating and Financing of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Related Organizations before the plenary. The bill was approved in the first discussion by a clear majority. | Cabello highlighted that this law will allow for oversight and regulation of the financing and performance of NGOs. "This will help us to bring order to a sector where there is definitely no order," he said. | pic.twitter.com/Elcmp1FkIG | — PSUV (@PartidoPSUV) SF Indie (2023-01-25). Thursday 2/2: 25th SF INDIEFEST Opening Night Film: CIRCUS OF THE SCARS. indybay.org Roxie Theater or virtually at sfindie.com

Shannon Dawson (2023-01-25). When Will Harriet Tubman Grace The $20 Bill? Here's What We Know. newsone.com

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-25). Republicans want to raise retirement age to 70 as life expectancy is falling. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in In a time when life expectancy in the U.S. is Ho…

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance gives critical support to Voice to Parliament. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance: Voice to Parliament has to be more than a token gesture. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Sonali Kolhatkar (2023-01-25). Taking a Hard Look at Police Killings. otherwords.org Last year was the deadliest on record for police killings in the United States. According to a And that's likely an understatement. | According to

Sonoma Valley Democrats (2023-01-25). Sunday 1/22: Sonoma: Women's March – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Sonoma Plaza | Downtown Sonoma, CA 95476…

Speak Out Now (2023-01-25). Saturday 2/4: Workers in Britain Fight Back! (Online Townhall). indybay.org Online townhall, see website for details…

Staff (2023-01-25). Deliberó la Celac Social con la presencia de dirigentes de los 33 países que integran la alianza (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este lunes en el Museo Malvinas de Buenos Aires se presentó la declaración conjunta que entregarían a los jefes de Estado que participan de la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados de América Latina y el Caribe (Celac), en Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-25). Las 3 del día: øQué aconteció en la VII Cumbre de la Celac? (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu La VII Cumbre de jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) se desarrolló este martes 24 de enero en Buenos Aires, Argentina y "Las 3 del día" dedica su emisión a lo acontecido en esta importante cita continental.

Staff (2023-01-25). Con Filo: La hora del recuento (+ Video). cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-01-25). Fidel en la ceremonia de despedida de Juan Pablo II: En nombre de todo el pueblo de Cuba, le doy las gracias. cubadebate.cu Por el honor de su visita, por todas sus expresiones de afecto a los cubanos, por todas sus palabras, aun aquellas con las cuales pueda estar en desacuerdo, en nombre de todo el pueblo de Cuba, Santidad, le doy las gracias.

Staff (2023-01-25). José Martí, el anticolonialismo y el orgullo de ser cubano. cubadebate.cu Para los cubanos, José Martí encarna la representación más alta del humanismo y un símbolo del bien en cuya devoción nos inician desde la niñez. Es asombroso cuanto pudo hacer en una vida que resultó efímera para los objetivos del alcance que se planteó. En él confluyeron tres dimensiones que dan muestras de su capacidad: el genio político, el talento literario.

Staff (2023-01-25). Para Apuntar: àÅmbito organizacional de la comunicación social en el nuevo proyecto de ley. cubadebate.cu Ante la cercanía de su debate en la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular y las interpretaciones que se le han dado en las redes a temas que contiene el Proyecto de Ley de Comunicación Social, Cubadebate irá apuntado a sus lectores diversos aspectos esenciales del proyecto para su conocimiento y análisis.

Staff (2023-01-25). Ministro de Cultura y el cardenal Beniamino Stella asisten a la muestra por el aniversario 25 de la visita del papa Juan Pablo II a Cuba (+Fotos). cubadebate.cu Este miércoles, Alpidio Alonso, ministro de Cultura y el cardenal Beniamino Stella, enviado del Papa Francisco a Cuba, asistieron a la muestra por el aniversario 25 de la visita del papa Juan Pablo II al país caribeño, realizada en la Biblioteca Nacional.

Staff (2023-01-25). Pedagogía-2023: Por una educación inclusiva, equitativa y de calidad. cubadebate.cu El XVIII Congreso Internacional Pedagogía-2023, que se efectuará en La Habana, entre el 30 de enero y el 3 de febrero próximo, contará con representantes de 51 países y una delegación cubana de 500 participantes, y se debatirán 685 ponencias investigativas, informó recientemente la Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, ministra de Educación.

Staff (2023-01-25). Perú: Boluarte pide tregua a manifestantes y defiende conducta "inmaculada" de la policía durante las protestas. cubadebate.cu Dina Boluarte pidió "una tregua nacional" para apaciguar las protestas en reclamo de su renuncia. En rueda de prensa, defendió el trabajo "inmaculado" de la policía y afirmó que las manifestaciones son impulsadas por narcotraficantes, mineros ilegales y contrabandistas. Según la Defensoría del Pueblo, gran parte de los muertos son civiles, la mayoría por disparos.

Staff (2023-01-25). Presidente cubano se reúne en Argentina con sus homólogos de Brasil y Honduras. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, se reunió hoy con sus homólogos de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, y de Honduras, Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, en el contexto de la VII Cumbre de jefes de Estado y Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), que sesionó este martes en la capital argentina, Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-25). Presidente de China exalta rol de la Celac en la cooperación Sur-Sur. cubadebate.cu El presidente de China, Xi Jinping, subrayó hoy que la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) evolucionó hasta convertirse en una fuerza indispensable de la cooperación Sur-Sur y ratificó la voluntad de trabajar juntos por un mundo más inclusivo. También resaltó el rol del grupo en la protección de la paz regional.

Staff (2023-01-25). Alemania: Fuerzas del orden frustran otro presunto intento de golpe de Estado. cubadebate.cu Cinco "miembros de una organización terrorista" han sido acusados de alta traición por la Fiscalía Federal alemana en relación con un supuesto complot destinado a derrocar al Gobierno actual con la intención de provocar una situación "similar a la de una guerra civil". Se presentaron cargos contra cinco ciudadanos, cuatro hombres y una mujer.

Staff (2023-01-25). Atletismo cubano abre el año con dos podios en Valencia. cubadebate.cu El segundo lugar de Shainer Reginfo en los 60 metros planos y el tercero de Keily Linet Pérez en esa misma distancia, pero con vallas, durante el meeting internacional Ciudad de Valencia, representó el debut del atletismo cubano en la temporada invernal. Reginfo llegó a la meta con tiempo de 6.71 s, solo por detrás del español Sergio López.

Staff (2023-01-25). El comentario del presidente de Cuba sobre el "Dibu" Martínez y la final del Mundial. cubadebate.cu El fútbol es, sin duda, una de las pasiones que une a todos los países de América Latina. Esto hizo que en la cumbre de la Celac, que se llevó a cabo este martes en Argentina, no se pasara por alto, en algún que otro comentario informal entre mandatarios regionales, la consagración de la Selección Argentina en el Mundial de Qatar 2022.

Staff (2023-01-25). Estados Unidos: Reportan al menos tres muertos en tiroteo en Washington. cubadebate.cu Al menos tres muertos después de un tiroteo en el estado de Washington, Estados Unidos, reporta un informe del jefe de la unidad policial de Yakima, Matt Murray. El incidente ocurrió en una tienda de comida cercana a una gasolinera. El sospechoso es Jarid Haddock de 21 años, que no ocultó su identidad y trató de entrar a la gasolinera sin éxito.

Staff (2023-01-25). Grupos solidarios expresan apoyo a Cuba en Londres (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Un grupo de cubanos expresaron su solidaridad en las calles de Londres a favor del país caribeño y en contra del bloqueo y las medidas unilaterales del gobierno de los Estados Unidos. Este lunes abrió sus sesiones la vista oral correspondiente a la demanda interpuesta por un fondo buitre contra el Banco Nacional de Cuba y el Estado cubano.

Staff (2023-01-25). Gustavo Petro rechaza propuesta de Washington de suministrar a Ucrania su equipo militar de fabricación rusa. cubadebate.cu Gustavo Petro, presidente de Colombia, dijo la víspera que su gobierno rechazó la propuesta de Washington de que Bogotá suministre a Ucrania su equipo militar de fabricación rusa. "No estamos de parte de nadie. Estamos de parte de la paz. Por eso, ni una unidad del equipo militar ruso, esté en las condiciones que esté en nuestro territorio, se utilizará en ese conflicto".

Staff (2023-01-25). Mujeres al sur: Escritoras (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Ya está aquí Escritoras, otro capítulo del podcast Mujeres al Sur que Cubadebate tiene la dicha de compartir con nuestros lectores. En este episodio hablamos de mujeres poderosas, creativas y diversas de Cuba, Estados Unidos y Argentina. øQuiénes son nuestros protagonistas? Kari Krenn, Sara Cooper, Laidi Fernández de Juan y Luisa Valenzuela.

Staff (2023-01-25). Presidentes de Cuba y Argentina se reúnen en Buenos Aires. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, de visita oficial en Argentina, se reunió hoy con su homólogo de ese país, Alberto Fernández. A través de Twitter, la Presidencia cubana informa que el jefe de Estado argentino recibió a Díaz-Canel en la sede de la Cancillería, el Palacio San Martín, en la jornada siguiente a la celebración de la VII Cumbre de la Celac.

Staff (2023-01-25). Sostiene Díaz-Canel encuentro con la misión estatal que cumple labor en Argentina. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles, el presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, se reunió con la misión estatal que cumple labor en Argentina, a la cual felicitó por su labor. El mandatario, de visita en Buenos Aires para participar en la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), exaltó el trabajo de los diplomáticos cubanos en esa nación.

Staff (2023-01-25). "Lacks Educational Value"? Critics Slam Florida's Rejection of AP African American Studies Course. democracynow.org Civil right advocates, educators and lawyers, like Ben Crump, are fighting Florida education officials who rejected a new advanced placement course for high school students on African American studies. Officials say the course "lacks educational value," and Republican Governor Ron DeSantis claims the course violates state law. Opponents object to the course's inclusion of works by scholar and former Black Panther Angela Davis, and of material on intersectionality, reparations and Black queer history, among other topics. Last year, Florida passed a so-called "Don't Say Gay" law…

Staff (2023-01-25). Doomsday Clock Moves Closer to Midnight: Peace Activist Frida Berrigan Demands Nuclear Disarmament. democracynow.org On Tuesday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists reset the Doomsday Clock for 2023 to 90 seconds to midnight, warning the world is closer to global annihilation than ever before, in part due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Since 1947, the Bulletin has maintained a Doomsday Clock to illustrate how close humanity is to the end of the world due to existential threats including nuclear war and the climate emergency. We speak with Frida Berrigan, longtime peace activist and nuclear weapons abolitionist, whose new cover story for In These Times is "How to Avoid Nuclear Stand-Offs That Threaten the Entire…

Staff (2023-01-25). As Germany & U.S. Agree on Tanks for Ukraine, German MP Accuses U.S. of Pushing Berlin into Proxy War. democracynow.org After weeks of pressure from international allies, Germany has announced it will send 14 German-made Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine and allow other NATO countries to send more German tanks to help Kyiv in its fight against Russia. The announcement came after the United States agreed to also send a shipment of M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. For more, we speak with lawmaker Sevim Daƒüdelen, a member of the Left Party in the German parliament who says the majority of the German public wants more diplomatic efforts to end the conflict. "It concerns me a lot that many so-called progressives in the Unit…

Staff (2023-01-25). Headlines for January 25, 2023. democracynow.org Germany and U.S. to Send Heavy Tanks to Ukraine, Talks on Swedish and Finnish Bid to Join NATO Delayed Amid Tensions with Turkey, U.K. Says 200 Asylum-Seeking Children Are Now Missing, New Zealand Swears In Chris Hipkins as New Prime Minister, Judge Resumes Probe into 2020 Beirut Blast, Reportedly Charges Ex-PM Hassan Diab with Homicide, U.N. Condemns Assassination of Eswatini Activist, Opposition Politician Thulani Maseko, Prominent Cameroonian Journalist Martinez Zogo Found Murdered, Florida Rejects New African American Studies Course; Manatee County Teachers Cover Books After New Ban, Classified Documents Foun…

Staff (2023-01-25). In CELAC Address, Venezuela's President Maduro Condemns Foreign Intervention (+US Embassy). orinocotribune.com During his participation via a pre-recorded message in the 7th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro rejected the interventionism in the region practiced by foreign powers. | During a 14 minute-long video presented on Tuesday, January 24, the Venezuelan president proposed that the community of Latin American and Caribbean States raise its collective voice to defend the sovereignty and independence of the region, resisting interference by countries that, in one way or another, seek to intervene in the internal af…

Staff (2023-01-25). Venezuela's Vice President: Inflation Reduced by Almost 2/3 in 2022. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 24, 2023 ( The top official accompanied her presentation with a slideshow showing the evolution of inflation from 2016 to 2022. In 2016, the inflation was at 274%, 863% was reported in 2017, 130…

Susana Khalil (2023-01-25). Palestine: Al-Nakba, Al-Naksa and Oslo. orinocotribune.com By Susana Khalil &#1 ; Jan 18, 2023 | Facing this inhuman colonial attempt to make the native Semitic Palestinian people disappear, there are three aspects that must be rescued for the liberation of the native Palestinian people: to put an end to the Israeli colonial anachronism, re-incorporate the armed struggle and give birth to our own lexicon and agenda. | These are the three great tragedies that mark the struggle of the native Arab-Semitic Palestinian people in the face of Euro-Zionist colonialism. | Al-Nakba 1948. A European movement, Zionism, succeeds in imposing a colonial regime on 71% of the territory o…

Sustainable Pulse (2023-01-25). Contaminated Wildflower Nectar and Pollen Puts Bees and Humans at Risk — New Irish Study Slams Pre-Harvest Glyphosate Use. globalresearch.ca

Ted Glick (2023-01-25). Be a Hero, Joe. Declare a Climate Emergency Now! dissidentvoice.org An important article just published in Inside Climate News revealed good news from a new federal government report, Short Term Energy Outlook. That study stated that: "Renewable energy is poised to reach a milestone as a new government report projects that wind, solar and other renewable sources will exceed one-fourth of the country's electricity generation …

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Bolivia celebra papel de la Celac como puerta para grupo BRICS. telesurtv.net También se pronunció con preocupación el deterioro del sistema multilateral y de los daños al medioambiente.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). El número de muertos por cólera en Malaui supera los 1.000. telesurtv.net Los casos han aumentado a 30.621, el más alto registrado, ya que Malaui sufre su peor brote de cólera en 20 años.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Cuba rechaza papel injerencista de la OEA en América Latina. telesurtv.net El presidente cubano también llamó a fortalecer a la Celac en el contexto de la próxima Presidencia Pro-Témpore del ente, a cargo de San Vicente y las Granadinas…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Ucrania cesa a varios funcionarios tras escándalo de corrupción. telesurtv.net Esta decisión se debe al reciente escándalo con la compra de productos para las tropas ucranianas a precios inflados.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Irán rechaza nuevas sanciones de la Unión Europea y Reino Unido. telesurtv.net El vocero de la Cancillería señaló que las sanciones occidentales constituyen "una señal de su incapacidad mental".

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-25). Presidentes de Cuba y Brasil sostienen encuentro en Argentina. telesurtv.net El líder caribeño reiteró la voluntad cubana de continuar estrechando los históricos lazos bilaterales en esferas de interés mutuo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-25). Iceberg de gran tamaño se desprende de la Antártida. telesurtv.net Según la directora del BAS, Dame Jane, los científicos previeron que esto sucedería por el calentamiento de las aguas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-25). México pide respetar la independencia de los países. telesurtv.net El presidente ratificó su solidaridad con su homólogo brasileño, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva y el pueblo de esa nación, ante el intento de golpe de Estado.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Presidente Lula destaca valor de integración de Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net El presidente de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, participó este martes en la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac).

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Argentina presenta informe sobre presidencia pro tempore de la Celac. telesurtv.net El canciller Santiago Cafiero aseguró que "sostenemos que la integración es un valor fundamental para construir un territorio de paz".

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Colombia propone a la Celac concretar planes de integración. telesurtv.net El presidente Gustavo Petro exhortó a sus colegas a que creen estrategias para mejorar la comunicación entre las naciones.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Fuerzas de ocupación israelí asesinan a joven palestino. telesurtv.net Otro palestino resultó gravemente herido después de recibir un disparo en el pecho con fuego real israelí en el campo de refugiados de Shufat en el este de Jerusalén ocupado.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Gobierno decide militarizar la región de Puno, en el sur de Perú. telesurtv.net Un grupo de 46 abogados peruanos presentará una denuncia contra la presidenta Dina Boluarte en la Corte Penal Internacional por crímenes de lesa humanidad.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Venezuela llama a unir fuerzas contra intervencionismo extranjero. telesurtv.net El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, planteó este martes la creación de la Secretaría General de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-25). Rusia rechaza envío a Ucrania de tanques de EE.UU. y la OTAN. telesurtv.net Representantes de Moscú subrayan que los militares rusos destruirán estos y otros equipos que suministre Occidente.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Aplauden nominación de película argentina a los premios Oscar 2023. telesurtv.net El filme "es parte de un vasto número de películas nacionales sobre la dictadura militar iniciada en 1976, uno de los momentos más oscuros de nuestra historia".

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Deciden juzgar a Jeanine àÅñez por la vía ordinaria en Bolivia. telesurtv.net El caso Senkata se refiere a los sucesos ocurridos en noviembre de 2019, cuando agentes de la seguridad asesinaron a 10 personas e hirieron a otras 31.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Aumenta a 511 cifra de fallecidos por el cólera en Haití. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el más reciente boletín de la cartera sanitaria, de los 15 nuevos decesos, 10 fueron registrados en hospitales y cinco en sectores populares.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Represión policial en Perú deja varios heridos y detenidos. telesurtv.net Pese a los operativos, miles de peruanos persisten en la exigencia de la renuncia de Boluarte, el cierre del Congreso y la liberación del presidente destituido Pedro Castillo.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Confirman marcha para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Estudiantes, campesinos, indígenas y otros grupos populares anunciaron que comenzarán a concentrarse a partir de las 16H00 hora local (21H00 GMT) en la Plaza 2 de Mayo.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-25). Inauguran Quinta Conferencia por el Equilibrio del Mundo en Cuba. telesurtv.net El espacio sesionará hasta el 28 de enero, cuando se conmemora el aniversario 170 del natalicio de José Martí, el Héroe Nacional de Cuba.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidenta de Honduras: la Celac es más necesaria que nunca. telesurtv.net "Solo unidos nos podemos blindar del neofascismo", expuso Xiomara Castro.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Sequía deja daños en sector agropecuario de Uruguay. telesurtv.net De igual manera precisó que "el menor volumen de producción implica aumento de precios y menos empleo en toda la cadena productiva".

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Venezuela y Tàºrkiye firman memorando de entendimiento. telesurtv.net "El futuro que nos espera a las relaciones económicas y comerciales entre Türkiye y Venezuela, es un futuro de prosperidad", resaltó el presidente Nicolás Maduro.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Celac reafirma compromiso con la integración regional. telesurtv.net Las autoridades renovaron su disposición para coordinar las labores necesarias en la atención de diversas problemáticas que afectan a la región.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Nicaragua reitera importancia de la unidad regional. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de Nicaragua aseveró que se suman a "todo lo que proponga unidad para triunfar sobre los que siempre han usado las armas de división".

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Continúan las movilizaciones contra la presidenta peruana. telesurtv.net En Lima se congregaron diferentes sectores para movilizarse de forma pacífica, pero fueron reprimidos por las fuerzas de seguridad.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). San Vicente y las Granadinas asume Presidencia pro tempore de Celac. telesurtv.net El primer ministro de San Vicente y las Granadinas agradeció por haberlo elegido para asumir la Presidencia pro tempore.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Costa Rica confirma tres casos de influenza aviar. telesurtv.net Se trata de pelícanos silvestres encontrados en playa Cocles, en Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, provincia de Limón.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidente venezolano recibe credenciales del embajador de España. telesurtv.net Con la entrega de las cartas credenciales, quedó sellado el restablecimiento de las relaciones entre Venezuela y España.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Tiroteo deja al menos tres muertos en Washington, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El incidente ocurrió en una tienda de comida cercana a una gasolinera.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Presidente colombiano rechaza entrega de armas rusas a Ucrania. telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló que "nuestra Constitución tiene como orden en el terreno internacional la paz".

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Comisión legislativa de Ecuador investigará casos de corrupción. telesurtv.net El diputado del Partido Social Cristiano, Pedro Zapata, señaló que serán incorporados al proceso los audios publicados.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Más de funcionarios cesados por violar derechos indígenas en Brasil. telesurtv.net Entre los 54 dirigentes cesados se encuentran 11 coordinadores regionales de la Secretaría de Salud Indígena (SESAI).

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Presidente de EE.UU. pide al Congreso prohibir armas de asalto. telesurtv.net "Sabemos que la lacra de la violencia con armas de fuego en EE.UU. requiere acciones más decisivas", afirmó Biden.

The Dissenter (2023-01-25). Kevin Gosztola's Remarks At The Belmarsh Tribunal In DC. thedissenter.org Testimony for the Belmarsh Tribunal, DC, as delivered by Kevin Gosztola, author of Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange | The political case against Julian Assange is primarily composed of a conspiracy theory that comes from the Central Intelligence Agency.

The Green Arcade (2023-01-25). Wednesday 2/8: Local author Moazzam Sheikh presents his new novella A Footbridge to Hell Called Love. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-25). Thursday 2/9: Three Local Poets Read – With Lorraine Lupo, Sunnylyn Thibodeux and Rod Roland. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-25). Wednesday 3/1: Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America – author Saket Soni with Rebecca Solnit. indybay.org 3rd Floor Edward McRoskey Loft | 1687 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

The Tricontinental (2023-01-25). Dossier No. 60: The 1973 Durban strikes: Building popular democratic power in South Africa. mronline.org The 1973 Durban strikes were part of a wider political ferment in the city in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when it became a generative site of political experimentation and innovation.

unitedEditor (2023-01-25). Some highlights from Davos 2023. uwidata.com The 53rd meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), also known as the Davos Summit, was held on January 16-20. With the slogan "Cooperation in a Fragmented World", more than 2,700 people attended the Forum from 30 countries, including heads of state or government, as well as representatives of international organizations and the business …

unitedEditor (2023-01-25). Germany's engagement in the war in Ukraine: With the US or without? uwidata.com By Gà∂khan Daƒütekin It has long been a matter of dispute whether Germany would allow the delivery of Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. The German government's authorization is required for Ukraine to receive the Leopard 2 tanks that Germany has in its inventory or that Germany has previously exported to other European countries. Avoiding Russia-NATO …

UUSF Forum (2023-01-25). Sunday 2/5: Uprising in IRAN: What it Means, What We Can Do to Support It. indybay.org UUSF- TSK Room 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco | On Zoom: zoom.us/j/95452963262?pwd=Y2V6cHl4RjRlOE0wZTFWcktOaFZpdz09

Victor Grossman (2023-01-25). Why no mass shootings in the defunct (East) German Democratic Republic? peoplesworld.org Horrified at the continued string of shootings in the USA I am forced to reflect about the situation I knew in the long defunct (East) German Democratic Republic. My late brother-n-law was a passionate hunter, and hunting, unpleasant as it is to many, was considered necessary to limit excessive numbers of deer, to save young …

WSWS (2023-01-25). Folk-rock pioneer and social critic David Crosby dead at 81. wsws.org Singer, guitarist and songwriter David Crosby, who helped found what became known as folk-rock music with the Byrds and Crosby, Stills and Nash, died after a long illness January 18.

WSWS (2023-01-25). 95th Academy Award nominations: All Quiet on the Western Front, Tár, Triangle of Sadness recognized. wsws.org As always, the nominations themselves reflect the assorted pressures and impulses at work in the film industry and the affluent social layers associated with it.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Zelensky government shaken by political crisis as NATO prepares escalation of war with Russia. wsws.org The government reshuffle marks a significant intensification of the deep political crisis gripping the Zelensky government almost one year into the war, as NATO is leading an offensive to escalate the war against Russia.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Amazon, Spanish union bureaucracy work to close Martorelles facility. wsws.org The fulfillment center at Martorelles, opened in October 2017, is to close on April 22, threatening 800 jobs amid a global onslaught on tech and e-commerce jobs.

WSWS (2023-01-25). NATO to send over 100 heavy tanks against Russia. wsws.org In the most dangerous escalation of the war between NATO and Russia to date, the United States will provide M1 Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine as part of a deployment of NATO tanks that could number in the hundreds.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Ford cuts more than 3,200 jobs in Cologne, Germany. wsws.org At three extraordinary factory meetings on Monday, some 14,000 workers at Ford's Cologne plants were told by the works council where jobs were being cut.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Federal judge hears motion for injunction against end of water shutoff moratorium in Detroit. wsws.org The judge said she would announce her decision on whether the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) can resume cutting off water to city residents by the end of the week.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Four more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy in Trump's failed coup. wsws.org While several members of the fascist militia group, including founder Stewart Rhodes, have been found guilty of plotting to keep Trump in power, the former president has yet to be charged more than two years after his failed coup.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Right-wing extremist head of Germany's secret service co-authored a standard legal text on the constitution for years. wsws.org The notoriously right-wing former president of the domestic intelligence agency co-authored a standard legal work on the German constitution for 13 years.

WSWS (2023-01-25). The mass shootings in California and the social pathology of capitalism. wsws.org Whatever the specific motivations and circumstances behind the latest horrific mass shootings in the United States, their regularity is a social phenomenon and requires a social explanation.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Autoworkers in Detroit and Chicago support Will Lehman protest against voter suppression in UAW election. wsws.org Autoworkers in Detroit and Chicago have expressed support for the official protest filed by Mack Trucks workers and United Auto Workers presidential candidate Will Lehman over the results of the first round of the UAW election, which concluded in November 2022.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Canadian energy giant Suncor faces multiple charges for death of contractor in frozen tailings pond. wsws.org Patrick Poitras, 25, was drowned in a frozen tailings pond at the Suncor base mine 30 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta on January 13, 2021. He was operating a bulldozer on the frozen pond when the ice gave way.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Pentagon presses Latin America to ship arms to Ukraine. wsws.org Washington's turn to Latin America for both arms and resources has laid bare the ever more encompassing global character of the US-NATO proxy war in Ukraine.

WSWS (2023-01-25). German government sends Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. wsws.org According to media reports, Germany is now also sending Leopard main battle tanks to Ukraine following the deployment of Marder infantry fighting vehicles. The decision marks a further escalation of the NATO proxy war in Ukraine against Russia and resurrects the darkest traditions of German history.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to contest local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to run candidates in local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

WSWS (2023-01-25). UK rail workers denounce train companies "best and final offer" being considered by RMT union. wsws.org Rail workers should deliver an emphatic "No" vote in any ballot. But this is not enough. Lynch and the executive have led their fight down a dead end.

WSWS (2023-01-25). French police assault students protesting Macron's pension cuts, arresting 20. wsws.org A student from the university where the protest took place spoke to the WSWS, denouncing police violence and the role of the union bureaucracies in the pension struggle.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Amazon workers' strike in Coventry, UK. wsws.org The strike demonstrates the willingness of Amazon workers to fight for significantly improved wages and conditions. But the GMB union has nothing in common with these aims.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Australia: Pampas pastry workers need rank-and-file committee to prevent future sellouts. wsws.org Pampas workers must consciously work to overcome the disappointment and confusion deliberately fostered by the United Workers Union bureaucracy in its betrayal of their struggle.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Five officers involved in death of Tyre Nichols fired, body camera footage shows "nonstop beating" of a "human piñata" say attorneys. wsws.org Body camera footage of the incident has not been released publicly, but attorneys for Nichols' family say he was beaten by the officers like a "human piñata" for three minutes straight.

Zack Linly (2023-01-25). Waymond 'Chef Way' Wesley Resigns As Texas Prosecutor After Disparaging Black Women In Hateful Tweets. newsone.com

Zack Linly (2023-01-25). Any Day Now: Georgia DA Fani Willis Could Indict Trump Soon Over 'The Big Lie'. newsone.com Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis says a decision on whether to indict Donald Trump for allegedly interfering in the 2020 Georgia election is "imminent."

Zaher Mousa (2023-01-25). The US Holds Iraq Hostage with the Dollar. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2023-01-25). Cashless Society: Big Banks Prepare to Launch Digital Wallet to Compete with Apple Pay and PayPal. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2023-01-25). US Funds 'Independent Journalism' in Cuba to Spread Propaganda, Ex-Spy Admits. scheerpost.com Former CIA analyst Fulton Armstrong told The Guardian that, in Cuba, "a lot of the so-called independent journalists are indirectly funded by the US". They spread anti-government disinformation with the support of the NED.

Editor (2023-01-25). Scott Ritter: The Nightmare of NATO Equipment Being Sent to Ukraine. scheerpost.com The West's recent approval of more military assistance for Kiev risks nuclear nightmare, fails Ukrainian expectations and rebukes the World War II history enshrined in a prominent Soviet war memorial in Berlin.

Editor (2023-01-25). Debt, Overcrowding, or Death: America's Very Broken Healthcare System. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-25). Missing Links: The Legacy of Textbook History. scheerpost.com By Jim Mamer / Original to ScheerPost It took almost 10 years of teaching before I finally grasped the extent to which secondary American history textbooks fostered misunderstanding and confusion. The depth of the problem became apparent following class discussions of a 12-page reading assignment on the "Origins of the Cold War." When I made …

Staff (2023-01-25). U.S. Forest Service restores critical protections to Tongass National Forest. commondreams.org In a win for Southeast Alaska communities, wildlife, and the climate, the U.S. Forest Service reinstated Roadless Rule protections across the Tongass rainforest in Southeast Alaska. Tribal leaders, recreational small-business owners, commercial fishing operators, and conservationists cheered the agency's restoration of this critical safeguard. The move restores federal protection — from industrial logging and damaging …

krish-rad_ind (2023-01-25). How Big Ag Is Crushing Sustainable Farming. rumble.com

Staff (2023-01-25). Biden administration restores the "Roadless Rule," protecting our largest National Forest. commondreams.org In response to the Biden administration's announcement to reinstate "Roadless Rule" protections, Amy Moas, Ph.D., Greenpeace USA Senior Climate Campaigner, said: "Today, the U.S. Forest Service rescued the nation's largest national forest, Alaska's Tongass, from new and catastrophic surges of clearcut logging. The reinstatement of this popular 2001 conservation measure that conserves old growth is …

Staff (2023-01-25). The War Profiteers Overseeing US Pentagon Spending. commondreams.org Earlier this month, the House and Senate Armed Services Committees named eight commissioners who will review President Joe Biden's National Defense Strategy and provide recommendations for its implementation. But the Commission on the National Defense Strategy, which is tasked with "examin[ing] the assumptions, objectives, defense investments, force posture and structure, operational concepts, and military risks …

Staff (2023-01-25). Federal Workers Union Says Biden Right Not to Negotiate With GOP Over Debt Ceiling. commondreams.org The largest union of federal workers in the U.S. urged Congress this week to raise the debt ceiling without mandating reductions in social spending, arguing that President Joe Biden is right to reject the GOP's attempt to use the nation's borrowing limit as leverage to force through devastating cuts. "The debt limit must be cleanly …

Staff (2023-01-25). Transition to EVs Must be Paired With Bold Investments in Mass Transit: Study. commondreams.org Since the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act last year, the Biden administration has been making a broad push for a future centered around electric vehicles—but a first-of-its-kind study released Tuesday warned that the EV transition —but a first-of-its-kind study released Tuesday warned that the transition must go hand-in-hand with major investments in mass transit …

Staff (2023-01-25). Statement: NY AG on facial recognition at The Garden. commondreams.org New York Attorney General Letitia James sent a letter today to Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. about the company's vindictive use of facial recognition to ban people from its venues (which you can check out here). Caitlin Seeley George, Campaigns and Managing Director (she/her) at Fight for the Future, released the following statement in response: …

Staff (2023-01-25). NEC Updates: Initial Discovery, Bellwethers, & Defense Strategy With Sara Papantonio. trofire.com Mass Tort News LegalCast: Levin Papantonio Rafferty Associate attorney Sara Papantonio serves as point for the firm's involvement in mass tort litigation for Necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) contamination in baby formula. Sara graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 2020 and served as a member of the Stetson Trial team, ranked #1 nationally. Sara earned …

Staff (2023-01-25). Oil Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review of California Offshore Fracking Ban. commondreams.org The American Petroleum Institute and two oil companies filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court today, seeking a review of a lower court decision that halted offshore fracking in federal waters off California. A previous request by the Biden administration to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for an "en banc" review …

Staff (2023-01-25). Critics Say McCarthy Complacent as Evidence Mounts of George Santos 'Lies and Misdeeds'. commondreams.org As the spurious saga of U.S. congressman George Santos twisted anew Tuesday with an apparent admission from the New York Republican regarding the origins of hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash, critics took aim at GOP House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for refusing to take any action against the serial liar. According to the …

Ryan Black (2023-01-25). A Zero Emissions Future Without The Mining Boom. progressivehub.net BLANCA BEGERT AND LYLLA YOUNES | GRIST…

Ryan Black (2023-01-25). Ellsberg: Losing 1st Amendment Reverses War Of Independence. progressivehub.net DANIEL ELLSBERG | SCHEERPOST…

SAM (2023-01-25). Apple Spent A Record Amount To Block Antitrust Legislation In 2022. progressivehub.net DAVID MOORE AND DONALD SHAW | SLUDGE…

Linda Wiggins-Chavis (2023-01-25). First Person Singular: Because Black Votes Matter. progressive.org I was a nonvoter for twenty-five years because I believed the lie that my vote didn't matter.

David Boddiger (2023-01-25). Editor's Note: We're in This Together. progressive.org In this issue, we go back to the basics to explore how we can work our way out of this mess. The simple answer is we must start locally.

Mike Ervin (2023-01-25). Remote Work Helps Disabled People Like Me—Let's Hope It Never Ends. progressive.org The jobless rate among disabled people has dropped dramatically during the pandemic.

_____ (2023-01-25). Buenos Aires Hosts Historic Meeting Of Latin American And Caribbean Leaders. popularresistance.org The 7th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be held on Tuesday, January 24, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which currently holds the pro tempore presidency of the bloc. | The upcoming summit is considered historic especially since it marks the return of Brazil to the regional integration mechanism after three years, and will see the participation of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who played an important role in the creation of the body. In December 2008, Brazil hosted the first summit of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (C…

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350 Sacramento, Oil & Gas Action Network OGAN (2023-01-25). Thursday 1/26: #StopFossilFuels! End Big Oil's Revolving Door Protest March in Sacramento. indybay.org Meet at FDR Park | 1615 9th Street | Sacramento, CA 95814…

Anjoulie Woodhead (2023-01-25). Concerns of Growth, Pandemic, War and Inflation Top World Economic Forum Agenda. indybay.org World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast as Developing Countries Struggle with Debt…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-25). Ukraine, The Corruption Discovered Is Nothing But The Zelensky's Method. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Piero Messina | What unites Sierra Leone, Zambia and Ukraine? The corruption. Now it will be a big problem for President Zelensky to convince Western partners to continue economic support for his proxy war. The scandal that led to the arrests of top government leaders in Kiev was hardly unexpected. After all, his trusted men have acted with the same method that has distinguished the Ukrainian president for years. | Let's see the international data. According to Transparency Internation…

Answer Coalition (2023-01-25). Protest at the White House: Disband NATO! No war on Russia! answercoalition.org

canarias alternativa (2023-01-25). ALFONSO CANALES SEGOVIA, EXPULSADO DE LA COPE-OPUS DEI. indybay.org

Colectivo Kausachun (2023-01-25). Tuesday 1/24: Solidarity Action with the People of Perú. indybay.org Peruvian Consulate, 870 Market St. Flood Building, San Francisco…

Creativity Explored (2023-01-25). Thursday 1/26: RELOVE at Creativity Explored. indybay.org Creativity Explored and Online | 3245 Sixteenth Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Pentagon to Increase Artillery Ammunition Production by 0% for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon is planning to boost its production of artillery ammunition by 0% over the next two years as the US is depleting its military stockpiles by sending millions of shells to Ukraine, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Since Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, the US has pledged to send Ukraine over one …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-25). Report: Turkey Postpones NATO Talks With Sweden, Finland After Quran Burning. news.antiwar.com Turkey has postponed planned talks with Sweden and Finland on their potential NATO bids following a Quran-burning protest in Sweden that took place in front of the Turkish embassy, the Turkish broadcaster TRT World reported Tuesday. The report cited anonymous Turkish diplomatic sources who said the meeting was set to take place in Brussels next …

Dianne Mathiowetz (2023-01-25). The killing of Forest Defender Tortuguita in Atlanta. workers.org Atlanta, Georgia Public outrage, resistance and sadness at the senseless killing of a Forest Defender — 26-year-old Manuel Teran, known as Tortuguita (Little Turtle) — continues daily since his death on the morning of Jan. 18. Manuel Teran, known as Tortuguita, a Forest Defender murdered by Georgia State Troopers. The . . . |

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China rallies past South Korea for women's curling gold at Winter World University Games. ecns.cn China rallied past South Korea 6-4 in the final in Lake Placid on Saturday to win the women's curling gold medal of the 31st Winter World University Games.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Expanding railway network makes China's Spring Festival travel easier. ecns.cn From 2012 to 2022, China's railway expanded from 98,000 km to 155,000 km, in which high-speed railway rose from 9,000 km to 42,000 km, a world record length, according to the National Railway Administration.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China CDC releases monthly COVID-19 figures. ecns.cn China reported 12,658 COVID-19 related deaths at hospitals from Jan 13 to 19, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.As of Jan 19, there were nearly 472,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in China including about 51,700 in severe condition.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). More classified documents found in DOJ search of Biden's home. ecns.cn The US Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted a search at President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington on Friday and found additional classified documents, Biden's lawyer said on Saturday night.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Chinese sci-fi blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth II' hits North American big screen. ecns.cn China's homemade sci-fi blockbuster "The Wandering Earth II" opened Sunday, the Chinese Lunar New Year's Day, in a limited theatrical release in North America.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Suspect of California mass shooting on Lunar New Year's Eve found dead. ecns.cn The suspect of the California mass shooting on Saturday night was found dead in another city of what authorities believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Lowest temperature recorded in China's northernmost city. ecns.cn The minimum temperature in Mohe, China's northernmost city, fell to minus 53 degrees Celsius Sunday, marking the lowest temperature ever recorded, according to the local weather bureau.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Clean energy playing growing role in ensuring China's energy supply. ecns.cn Wind and solar energy are playing growing roles in ensuring China's energy supply, thanks to their continuous scale expansion.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's spending on R&D hits 3 trln yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China's total expenditure on research and development (R&D) amounted to nearly 3.09 trillion yuan (about 456 billion U.S. dollars) in 2022, up 10.4 percent year on year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Up to 80 pct of Cambodian people celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year: PM. ecns.cn Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said here on Monday that the Chinese Lunar New Year has gained great popularity in the kingdom, estimating that up to 80 percent of the population observe it.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China-made trains enter service in Istanbul's new metro line. ecns.cn A new metro line connecting central Istanbul and the city's new international airport officially opened to the public on Sunday, featuring China-made automated driverless trains that could run up to 120 kilometers per hour.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China issues blue alert for cold wave. ecns.cn China's meteorological authority on Monday issued its blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales across most of the central and eastern regions of the country.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's power use up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, maintained stable growth in 2022, official data shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's postal industry registers stable growth in 2022. ecns.cn China's postal industry saw steady expansion in terms of both business revenue and parcels handled in 2022, data from the State Post Bureau (SPB) shows.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's coal output increases in December 2022. ecns.cn China's raw coal output posted stable expansion in December 2022, official data showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's box office bounces back during Spring Festival holiday. ecns.cn On Sunday, Chinese Lunar New Year, a young moviegoer named Lian Cheng watched multiple films at three cinemas near his home in Shanghai.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China's natural gas output up 6.5% in December 2022. ecns.cn China's natural gas output logged steady growth in December 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). RMB remains fifth most active currency by value in December: report. ecns.cn The Chinese currency renminbi (RMB), or the yuan, remained the fifth most active currency for global payments by value in December 2022, a report has showed.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). China remains Germany's main supplier of rare earths. ecns.cn Germany's imports of rare-earth metals from China amounted to 49.3 million euros (53.7 million U.S. dollars) in the first eleven months of 2022, accounting for two-thirds of the total imports, the country's Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). President Xi delivers video address at CELAC 7th summit. ecns.cn The seventh Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was held Tuesday in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Upon the invitation of President Alberto Fernandez of Argentina, the rotating president of CELAC, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a video address at the summit.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Classified documents found at former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's home. ecns.cn "He has agreed to fully cooperate with congressional oversight and any questions we have about the matter," Comer said of Pence, who served as U.S. vice president from January 2017 to January 2021 under Donald Trump.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). U.S. to test nuclear engine for future Mars missions. ecns.cn NASA and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Tuesday a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, the key steps for sending the first crewed missions to Mars.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Nepal ready to welcome Chinese tourists: official. ecns.cn Nepal is ready to welcome Chinese tourists back as a popular destination, a Nepali official said.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Chinese people celebrate Spring Festival holiday amid optimized COVID response. ecns.cn Following the downgrading of China's management of COVID-19, people across the country are merrily celebrating the Spring Festival, one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, with their families.

ecns.cn (2023-01-25). Hopping through time: the rabbit in Chinese culture. ecns.cn

Editor (2023-01-25). Let the ruling classes tremble! workers.org The working class of France has a long and significant history in the struggle between labor and capital, including the revolutions of 1848 that engulfed several European countries. It was in the context of these revolutions that Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote the Communist Manifesto — then and now, . . . |

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Charges dropped against organizers who confronted Philippines President Marco, Jr. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – Charges against the Makibeki NYC 3 have or will be dismissed, defeating legal attacks that came after the protests against the president of the Philippines this past fall. | That's when pro-democracy organizers held a week of demonstrations against Philippines President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr., who was visiting the United Nations. Marcos' father, Ferdinand Marcos Sr., declared martial law in the Philippines years ago, and reigned over a 20-year dictatorship. Now his son, Marcos Jr., is presiding over a period of rampant human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrests and detention of po…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Family of Cesar Rodriguez to be awarded $12M in wrongful death lawsuit. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – After an eight-day trial, Los Angeles Superior Court on January 20 issued a $12.2 million verdict against the Long Beach police officer for killing Cesar Rodriguez, a 23-year-old Chicano. The jury unanimously found killer cop Martin Ron guilty of negligence and responsible for Rodriguez's death. It is a victory for the surviving family as it is the largest police misconduct verdict in history against the Long Beach Police Department. The law firm of Arnold Casillas represented the family in the successful lawsuit and trial. | The second phase of the lawsuit, where jurors would weigh how much the…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Protest of Ohio cop hitting women in face. fightbacknews.org Butler Township, OH – On Saturday January 21, a few dozen people gathered in protest outside a local McDonald's, chanting "Black lives matter," "Women's lives matter," "No justice, no peace, no racist police" and "Boycott McDonald's." The event was hosted by Black Lives Matter-Dayton with the intention of bringing community awareness to an incident of police excessive use of force that had occurred earlier that week. | Latinka Hancock was struck in the face and head three times by Sergeant Todd Stanley while Officer Tim Zellers had a stun gun aimed at her. After receiving an incorrect order at the McDonald's in B…

Fight Back (2023-01-25). Tampa Community holds vigil for Tampa teen killed by speeding county deputy. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – Dozens of family, friends and community members gathered on January 11 to demand justice and honor the fourth angelversary of Josiah Pinner, a 15-year-old killed by a speeding Hillsborough County deputy. | On January 11, 2019, Deputy Philip Montesi was driving 21 miles per hour over the speed limit in an undercover car on a dimly lit road in a residential area when he struck Josiah Pinner. Pinner was walking across the road with Damien Foster, who was walking with his bike. | Deputy Montesi did not immediately stop or call an ambulance when he struck Josiah, he returned to the scene more than ten min…

Francisco Dominguez (2023-01-25). Lula's Robust Reassertion of Democracy, Social Progress and the Rule of Law in Brazil. orinocotribune.com By Francisco Dominguez &#1 ; Jan 21, 2023 | "Under Lula's progressive government, the significance of Brazilian democracy to the rest of Latin America cannot be stressed enough. Nor can the threat represented by the Bolsonarista militarisation of Brazil's state institutions." | On 8th January 2023, a week after Lula's presidential inauguration, the world was shocked by a Trump-style mob attack on key state institutions in Brasilia, the country's capital city. The world saw media images of thousands of Bolsonaro supporters invading Planalto (presidential palace), and the premises of both the Supreme Court and Parl…

G. Dunkel (2023-01-25). Millions protest and strike in France to reject pension cuts. workers.org With a tremendous jolt to the government's attempt to raise the legal retirement age from 62 to 64 years, over 2 million people stopped work Jan. 19 and came out into the streets. They were heeding a Jan. 10 call from a coalition of all the major unions in France. . . . |

Herbert Bertsch, Peter Wahl (2023-01-25). Turn of the times and Negotiations instead of truce. indybay.org "Public opinion continues to cling to pragmatism and pacifism. Skepticism toward military means has even increased since the beginning of the war." For example, in a May poll, 49 percent thought, "The most important thing is to end the war as soon as possible, even if that means Ukraine ceding control of territory to Russia."

indybay (2023-01-25). Sunday 2/12: Winter SF World Naked Bike Ride #WNBRsf2023 #StValentinesDayWeekend. indybay.org 11am Gathering / 12pm/Noon Start | Rincon "Cupid's Arrow" Park | The Embarcadero & Folsom Steet…

infobrics (2023-01-25). Africa Bets on Brazil's New President Lula Da Silva. infobrics.org Many African leaders were quick to congratulate Brazil's President Lula da Silva on his election. They are counting on da Silva to improve relations which had greatly suffered under former President Jair Bolsonaro…

infobrics (2023-01-25). India, Russia Explore Coop in Biotech, AI & Quantum Tech & Oceanography. infobrics.org Russian and Indian scientists, representatives of universities and relevant ministries took part in the 12th meeting of the Russian-Indian Working Group on Science and Technology…

infobrics (2023-01-25). Brazil Seeks to Shift Its BRICS Presidency to 2025. infobrics.org Brazil has asked its partners in BRICS to delay its presidency in the group that also includes Russia, India, China and South Africa from 2024 to 2025, Brazil's Finance Minister Fernando Haddad said…

Keenan "HIGz" Higgins (2023-01-25). Fans Want Tiffany Haddish Replaced In 'Girls Trip' Sequel. newsone.com Source: Corey Nickols / Getty | Summer 2017 was memorable for many things, one being the arrival of Girls Trip in theaters. What started as the perfect "Black Girl Magic" chick flick soon became a universally beloved comedy that sparked one infamous conversation around grapefruit appreciated by many, many men. The project was a success for all involved, including director Malcolm D. Lee, producer Will Packer plus writers Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, while further proving the star power of co-lead veteran actresses Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith. However, no one came up more off the film quit…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-01-25). Saturday 2/4: 23rd Annual, Rosa Parks Day in California – Transit Equity Day. indybay.org West Step – Traffic Circle – California State Capitol | Sacramento, California…

LAURA (2023-01-25). Abortion Saved My Life Banners Appear Across Bay Area Freeways. indybay.org Banners declaring "Abortion Saved My Life" emblazon freeways across 5 Bay Area cities. Protest against anti-abortion, far-right agenda in SF today, Jan 21, at noon.

Leon Kunstenaar (2023-01-25). Get Out, Get Out Now, San Francisco is a Pro Choice Town! indybay.org Counter Protesters Give Forced Birthers What For…

Lynda Carson (2023-01-25). City of Oakland lobbying expenses reveals campaign contribution to Steve Scalise. indybay.org Oakland City Hall:…

Middle East Monitor (2023-01-25). Having brought in Disruptive Israeli Extremists, Can Netanyahu's Government Survive? juancole.com By Motasem A Dalloul | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; Before it was formed, the new far-right Israeli government coalition has been plagued with disputes and disagreements, despite the fact that all of its members are from the right-wing parties and all of them, at least, share the same principles, although each Party …

Monica Moorehead (2023-01-25). International webinar on Sam Marcy's legacy for today's struggles. workers.org For over 70 years, Sam Marcy, a founding member and the late-chairperson of Workers World Party, dedicated his life to the liberation of the global multinational working class from the yoke of imperialism in all its oppressive forms. Feb. 1 will mark the 25th anniversary of his death in 1998. . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: What are eye floaters? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Spots, flashes of light or darkness on any side of your vision could be a sign of eye floaters. Most often noticeable when looking at a plain, bright background, such as a blue sky or a white wall, eye floaters are a symptom of age, according to Dr. Amir Khan, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist. And they can lead to a sight-threatening condition that requires immediate attention. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-C5TdVUTR-Y Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eczema occurs in people of all ages. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you heard that eczema is only a childhood skin condition? That's actually a big misconception. Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is common in kids, but it also happens to adults. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lqy7lfH7pRc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 13) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Consumer Health: Why your child's weight matters. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy Weight Week will be observed Jan. 15—21, so this is a good time for a reminder of the connection between weight and health during childhood. The prevalence of obesity in adults in the U.S. increased from 30.5% to 41.9% from 1999—2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The prevalence of severe obesity increased from 4.7% to 9.2% in the same time frame. And the rate of childhood obesity is a serious…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Consumer Health: What happens if your thyroid is too active or not active enough? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Thyroid Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more how important it is that your thyroid functions properly. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It produces hormones that regulate your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and weight. When your thyroid isn't functioning properly, whether it's too active or not active enough, all these functions are affected. Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, occurs when your…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Boost your brain with boredom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Even though my kids got many gifts during the holidays, they complained about how bored they were at home. I can't and don't want to constantly entertain them. I remember being bored as a child and the need to find ways to occupy my time. Do you have tips for managing boredom in kids? ANSWER: You are certainly not alone when you heard, "Mom, Dad, I'm bored!" during the holiday break. It's not the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Cervical cancer and HPV screening. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since age 20, I have had annual visits with a gynecologist. I am now in my late 30s, and my physician recommended that I get an HPV test in addition to a Pap test to check for cervical cancer. What is the importance of both? And what is my risk of cervical cancer? ANSWER: Screening for cervical cancer can cause a lot of confusion because guidelines and tests have evolved over the years. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Science Saturday: Removal of both ovaries in younger women associated with increased risk of Parkinson's. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Surgical removal of both ovaries is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism in women younger than 43, Mayo Clinic researchers report in JAMA Network Open. Using health record data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project, the study included 2,750 women who had undergone surgery to remove both ovaries, a procedure called bilateral oophorectomy, and 2,749 who had not. The reasons for the surgery were either a benign (noncancerous) condition — such as endometriosis, cyst, or other reason —…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why wrists are a common casualty of winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter weather tends to cause a spike in visits to the emergency department, and wrist injuries are one of the biggest reasons. Dr. Sanj Kakar, an orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon at Mayo Clinic, says walking on ice and snow can be treacherous and force people to make tough split-second decisions. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/B7AFVPAu448 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Screening for cervical cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that more than 12,500 cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed, and more than 4,000 women died from the disease in 2019, the latest year of available data. Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist, explains the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/qBJBz_D88sg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Is tinnitus causing that ringing in your ear? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you ever experienced a constant ringing in your ears that you can't pinpoint the cause? It might be tinnitus ('tin-nƒ≠-tus) — the sensation of hearing a sound when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus can be managed, but for some, it's a chronic condition that can affect sleep and everyday function. Fortunately, there are options to reduce its effects. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/iUdi361LMz4 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 03) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains why reflux disease isn't 'just' heartburn. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world. It happens when acid comes up from the stomach into the esophagus: The stomach can resist acid but the esophagus is less acid-resistant. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, says reflux disease may be common, but there can be severe complications if it is ongoing and left untreated. Heartburn is a key symptom of reflux disease, but…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Menopause symptoms: Mayo Clinic expert outlines hormone and nonhormonal therapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Menopause, the end of menstrual cycles, can produce symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia and mood changes. Women do not need to suffer in silence: Many treatment options are available. Jewel Kling, M.D., chair of the Division of Women's Health at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, describes hormonal and nonhormonal therapies. "We sometimes hear the question, 'Do I need to treat hot flashes or night sweats?' and the answer for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). 6 tips to keep your brain healthy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Changes to your body and brain are normal as you age. However, there are some things you can do to help slow any decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Here are six things I recommend to my patients in order of importance: 1. Exercise regularly. Exercise has many known benefits, and regular physical activity also benefits the brain. Multiple research studies show that physical active people are…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: The need for blood donations is now. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While the holiday season is a time of giving, that's not usually the case when it comes to giving blood. Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, says the center experiences a shortage of blood donations every year after the winter holidays. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/p8SiEpReuT0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Soggy sheets, embarrassed kids: Tips for overcoming bed-wetting. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Mom, dad? I'm wet." Parents quickly spring into action when they hear these words. Changing wet sheets and comforting an upset or embarrassed child isn't fun for anyone in the middle of the night. Many families struggle with bed-wetting. It's a normal part of child development. It isn't anyone's fault, but that doesn't mean it can't be stressful, especially for older kids. Here's what you need to know about this common condition. Types of bed-wetting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Role for opioids. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Drug overdoses from opioids have been linked to a decreased life span, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ongoing opioid crisis has been a complicated one for more than a decade. Death rates continue to rise, despite national medical guidelines for prescribing the pain medication. Dr. Holly Geyer leads the opioid stewardship program at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She says there is an important role for opioids in patient…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). 10 weight training tips for beginners. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Years ago, weightlifting was thought to be reserved solely for bodybuilders and athletes. However, there has been significant research on the medical benefits of lifting weights. Everyone benefits from stronger bones and muscles. Plan to incorporate weight training into your routine, regardless of your age, ability or fitness level. Weight training is a type of strength training that uses weights for resistance. This could be weight machines or free weights, like dumbbells or barbells, at…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic researchers link ovarian cancer to bacteria colonization in microbiome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A specific colonization of microbes in the reproductive tract is commonly found in women with ovarian cancer, according to a new study from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The discovery, published in Scientific Reports, strengthens evidence that the bacterial component of the microbiome — a community of microorganisms that also consists of viruses, yeasts and fungi — is an important indicator for early detection, diagnosis and prognosis of ovarian cancer. Abigail…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Can blood donors suffer iron deficiency? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With the constant need for blood and platelet donations, frequent, regular blood donors are crucial to having a continuous national blood supply. Across Mayo Clinic in Rochester, for example, anywhere between 50 and 70 units of red cells and between 20 and 30 units of platelets are used daily to help save lives. Watch: Dr. Justin Juskewitch discusses red blood cell donation youtu.be/yDXneutyCdc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video is available in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-25). Mayo Clinic researchers identify women with twice the risk of cancer in both breasts. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with cancer in one breast may be at higher risk of developing cancer in the opposite breast if they are carriers of specific genetic changes that predispose them to develop breast cancer, according to a study led by the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, will help personalize approaches to breast cancer screening and risk factors, study authors say. The study used data…

Norman Solomon (2023-01-25). Biden 2024 Decision Pits the Party's Elites Against Most Democrats. indybay.org Power brokers vs. democracy…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-25). 'Freedom for Assange and Journalism Are at Stake': Belmarsh Tribunal Comes to DC. orinocotribune.com By Brett Wilkins &#1 ; Jan 20, 2023 | "As long as the Biden administration continues to deploy tools like the Espionage Act to imprison those who dare to expose war crimes, no publisher and no journalist will be safe," said one of the tribunal's co-chairs. |

| As Julian Assange awaits the

Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy (2023-01-25). Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange! indybay.org On Pacifica: Antiwar Voices on MLK week; South Africa Power Grid Crisis; US out of Peru; Free Assange!

Peter Becker, Gen. Erich Vad (2023-01-25). Russia's war against Ukraine and What are the war aims? indybay.org Erich Vad is an ex-brigade general. From 2006 to 2013, he was the military policy advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He is one of the rare voices who spoke out publicly against arms deliveries to Ukraine early on, without political strategy or diplomatic efforts. Even now he speaks an uncomfortable truth. | This is a military escalation. We are going down a slippery slope.

Ramon du Houx (2023-01-25). 80 environmental groups & elected officials support price gouging penalty on oil companies. indybay.org 80 environmental and public health advocacy groups and elected officials have sent a letter of support to Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), author of legislation setting a price gouging penalty on refiners to be taken up in a special legislative session called for by Governor Gavin Newsom.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-01-25). México_UniTierra Oaxaca: Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007). indybay.org México_UniTierra Oaxaca: | Una conversación con Gustavo Esteva (2007) | sobre acciones colectivas y comunicación…

Revolution Club, Bay Area (2023-01-25). Tuesday 1/24: We Refuse To Accept A "Doomsday" Future, It's Time to Get Organized For A Real Revolution! indybay.org Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley…

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Japan, South Korea: NATO firms up eastern outposts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com South China Morning PostJanuary 24, 2023 Nato cements ties with South Korea, Japan as security challenges mountNato chief's visits to Seoul and Tokyo next week reflect the greater emphasis the transatlantic partnership is putting on East Asia, an analyst said Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is set to visit South Korea and Japan from Monday …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-25). Opening the floodgates: U.S. to send Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine &#1 ; CNN. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com CNNJanuary 24, 2023 US finalizing plans to send approximately 30 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, two US officials say The US is finalizing plans to send approximately 30 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, two US officials familiar with the deliberations told CNN. The Biden administration announcement to send the US-made tanks could come as early as this …

SF Indie (2023-01-25). Thursday 2/2: 25th SF INDIEFEST Opening Night Film: CIRCUS OF THE SCARS. indybay.org Roxie Theater or virtually at sfindie.com

Shannon Dawson (2023-01-25). When Will Harriet Tubman Grace The $20 Bill? Here's What We Know. newsone.com

Sonoma Valley Democrats (2023-01-25). Sunday 1/22: Sonoma: Women's March – Bigger Than Roe! indybay.org Sonoma Plaza | Downtown Sonoma, CA 95476…

Speak Out Now (2023-01-25). Saturday 2/4: Workers in Britain Fight Back! (Online Townhall). indybay.org Online townhall, see website for details…

Staff (2023-01-25). Deliberó la Celac Social con la presencia de dirigentes de los 33 países que integran la alianza (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este lunes en el Museo Malvinas de Buenos Aires se presentó la declaración conjunta que entregarían a los jefes de Estado que participan de la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados de América Latina y el Caribe (Celac), en Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-25). Las 3 del día: øQué aconteció en la VII Cumbre de la Celac? (+Podcast). cubadebate.cu La VII Cumbre de jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) se desarrolló este martes 24 de enero en Buenos Aires, Argentina y "Las 3 del día" dedica su emisión a lo acontecido en esta importante cita continental.

Staff (2023-01-25). Fidel en la ceremonia de despedida de Juan Pablo II: En nombre de todo el pueblo de Cuba, le doy las gracias. cubadebate.cu Por el honor de su visita, por todas sus expresiones de afecto a los cubanos, por todas sus palabras, aun aquellas con las cuales pueda estar en desacuerdo, en nombre de todo el pueblo de Cuba, Santidad, le doy las gracias.

Staff (2023-01-25). Pedagogía-2023: Por una educación inclusiva, equitativa y de calidad. cubadebate.cu El XVIII Congreso Internacional Pedagogía-2023, que se efectuará en La Habana, entre el 30 de enero y el 3 de febrero próximo, contará con representantes de 51 países y una delegación cubana de 500 participantes, y se debatirán 685 ponencias investigativas, informó recientemente la Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, ministra de Educación.

Staff (2023-01-25). Perú: Boluarte pide tregua a manifestantes y defiende conducta "inmaculada" de la policía durante las protestas. cubadebate.cu Dina Boluarte pidió "una tregua nacional" para apaciguar las protestas en reclamo de su renuncia. En rueda de prensa, defendió el trabajo "inmaculado" de la policía y afirmó que las manifestaciones son impulsadas por narcotraficantes, mineros ilegales y contrabandistas. Según la Defensoría del Pueblo, gran parte de los muertos son civiles, la mayoría por disparos.

Staff (2023-01-25). Presidente cubano se reúne en Argentina con sus homólogos de Brasil y Honduras. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, se reunió hoy con sus homólogos de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, y de Honduras, Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, en el contexto de la VII Cumbre de jefes de Estado y Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), que sesionó este martes en la capital argentina, Buenos Aires.

Staff (2023-01-25). Presidente de China exalta rol de la Celac en la cooperación Sur-Sur. cubadebate.cu El presidente de China, Xi Jinping, subrayó hoy que la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac) evolucionó hasta convertirse en una fuerza indispensable de la cooperación Sur-Sur y ratificó la voluntad de trabajar juntos por un mundo más inclusivo. También resaltó el rol del grupo en la protección de la paz regional.

Staff (2023-01-25). In CELAC Address, Venezuela's President Maduro Condemns Foreign Intervention (+US Embassy). orinocotribune.com During his participation via a pre-recorded message in the 7th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro rejected the interventionism in the region practiced by foreign powers. | During a 14 minute-long video presented on Tuesday, January 24, the Venezuelan president proposed that the community of Latin American and Caribbean States raise its collective voice to defend the sovereignty and independence of the region, resisting interference by countries that, in one way or another, seek to intervene in the internal af…

Staff (2023-01-25). Venezuela's Vice President: Inflation Reduced by Almost 2/3 in 2022. orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 24, 2023 ( The top official accompanied her presentation with a slideshow showing the evolution of inflation from 2016 to 2022. In 2016, the inflation was at 274%, 863% was reported in 2017, 130…

Ted Glick (2023-01-25). Be a Hero, Joe. Declare a Climate Emergency Now! dissidentvoice.org An important article just published in Inside Climate News revealed good news from a new federal government report, Short Term Energy Outlook. That study stated that: "Renewable energy is poised to reach a milestone as a new government report projects that wind, solar and other renewable sources will exceed one-fourth of the country's electricity generation …

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Bolivia celebra papel de la Celac como puerta para grupo BRICS. telesurtv.net También se pronunció con preocupación el deterioro del sistema multilateral y de los daños al medioambiente.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Cuba rechaza papel injerencista de la OEA en América Latina. telesurtv.net El presidente cubano también llamó a fortalecer a la Celac en el contexto de la próxima Presidencia Pro-Témpore del ente, a cargo de San Vicente y las Granadinas…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-25). Ucrania cesa a varios funcionarios tras escándalo de corrupción. telesurtv.net Esta decisión se debe al reciente escándalo con la compra de productos para las tropas ucranianas a precios inflados.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Irán rechaza nuevas sanciones de la Unión Europea y Reino Unido. telesurtv.net El vocero de la Cancillería señaló que las sanciones occidentales constituyen "una señal de su incapacidad mental".

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-01-25). Presidentes de Cuba y Brasil sostienen encuentro en Argentina. telesurtv.net El líder caribeño reiteró la voluntad cubana de continuar estrechando los históricos lazos bilaterales en esferas de interés mutuo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-25). Iceberg de gran tamaño se desprende de la Antártida. telesurtv.net Según la directora del BAS, Dame Jane, los científicos previeron que esto sucedería por el calentamiento de las aguas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-01-25). México pide respetar la independencia de los países. telesurtv.net El presidente ratificó su solidaridad con su homólogo brasileño, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva y el pueblo de esa nación, ante el intento de golpe de Estado.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Presidente Lula destaca valor de integración de Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net El presidente de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, participó este martes en la VII Cumbre de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac).

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Argentina presenta informe sobre presidencia pro tempore de la Celac. telesurtv.net El canciller Santiago Cafiero aseguró que "sostenemos que la integración es un valor fundamental para construir un territorio de paz".

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Colombia propone a la Celac concretar planes de integración. telesurtv.net El presidente Gustavo Petro exhortó a sus colegas a que creen estrategias para mejorar la comunicación entre las naciones.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-01-25). Venezuela llama a unir fuerzas contra intervencionismo extranjero. telesurtv.net El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, planteó este martes la creación de la Secretaría General de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños.

teleSUR, JGN (2023-01-25). Confirman marcha para exigir renuncia de la presidenta de Perú. telesurtv.net Estudiantes, campesinos, indígenas y otros grupos populares anunciaron que comenzarán a concentrarse a partir de las 16H00 hora local (21H00 GMT) en la Plaza 2 de Mayo.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2023-01-25). Inauguran Quinta Conferencia por el Equilibrio del Mundo en Cuba. telesurtv.net El espacio sesionará hasta el 28 de enero, cuando se conmemora el aniversario 170 del natalicio de José Martí, el Héroe Nacional de Cuba.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidenta de Honduras: la Celac es más necesaria que nunca. telesurtv.net "Solo unidos nos podemos blindar del neofascismo", expuso Xiomara Castro.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Sequía deja daños en sector agropecuario de Uruguay. telesurtv.net De igual manera precisó que "el menor volumen de producción implica aumento de precios y menos empleo en toda la cadena productiva".

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2023-01-25). Venezuela y Tàºrkiye firman memorando de entendimiento. telesurtv.net "El futuro que nos espera a las relaciones económicas y comerciales entre Türkiye y Venezuela, es un futuro de prosperidad", resaltó el presidente Nicolás Maduro.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Celac reafirma compromiso con la integración regional. telesurtv.net Las autoridades renovaron su disposición para coordinar las labores necesarias en la atención de diversas problemáticas que afectan a la región.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Nicaragua reitera importancia de la unidad regional. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de Nicaragua aseveró que se suman a "todo lo que proponga unidad para triunfar sobre los que siempre han usado las armas de división".

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). Continúan las movilizaciones contra la presidenta peruana. telesurtv.net En Lima se congregaron diferentes sectores para movilizarse de forma pacífica, pero fueron reprimidos por las fuerzas de seguridad.

teleSUR, MER (2023-01-25). San Vicente y las Granadinas asume Presidencia pro tempore de Celac. telesurtv.net El primer ministro de San Vicente y las Granadinas agradeció por haberlo elegido para asumir la Presidencia pro tempore.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Costa Rica confirma tres casos de influenza aviar. telesurtv.net Se trata de pelícanos silvestres encontrados en playa Cocles, en Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, provincia de Limón.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Presidente venezolano recibe credenciales del embajador de España. telesurtv.net Con la entrega de las cartas credenciales, quedó sellado el restablecimiento de las relaciones entre Venezuela y España.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-01-25). Tiroteo deja al menos tres muertos en Washington, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El incidente ocurrió en una tienda de comida cercana a una gasolinera.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Más de funcionarios cesados por violar derechos indígenas en Brasil. telesurtv.net Entre los 54 dirigentes cesados se encuentran 11 coordinadores regionales de la Secretaría de Salud Indígena (SESAI).

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2023-01-25). Presidente de EE.UU. pide al Congreso prohibir armas de asalto. telesurtv.net "Sabemos que la lacra de la violencia con armas de fuego en EE.UU. requiere acciones más decisivas", afirmó Biden.

The Dissenter (2023-01-25). Kevin Gosztola's Remarks At The Belmarsh Tribunal In DC. thedissenter.org Testimony for the Belmarsh Tribunal, DC, as delivered by Kevin Gosztola, author of Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange | The political case against Julian Assange is primarily composed of a conspiracy theory that comes from the Central Intelligence Agency.

The Green Arcade (2023-01-25). Wednesday 2/8: Local author Moazzam Sheikh presents his new novella A Footbridge to Hell Called Love. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | SF, CA 94102…

The Green Arcade (2023-01-25). Thursday 2/9: Three Local Poets Read – With Lorraine Lupo, Sunnylyn Thibodeux and Rod Roland. indybay.org The Green Arcade | 1680 Market Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

UUSF Forum (2023-01-25). Sunday 2/5: Uprising in IRAN: What it Means, What We Can Do to Support It. indybay.org UUSF- TSK Room 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco | On Zoom: zoom.us/j/95452963262?pwd=Y2V6cHl4RjRlOE0wZTFWcktOaFZpdz09

WSWS (2023-01-25). 95th Academy Award nominations: All Quiet on the Western Front, Tár, Triangle of Sadness recognized. wsws.org As always, the nominations themselves reflect the assorted pressures and impulses at work in the film industry and the affluent social layers associated with it.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Zelensky government shaken by political crisis as NATO prepares escalation of war with Russia. wsws.org The government reshuffle marks a significant intensification of the deep political crisis gripping the Zelensky government almost one year into the war, as NATO is leading an offensive to escalate the war against Russia.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Amazon, Spanish union bureaucracy work to close Martorelles facility. wsws.org The fulfillment center at Martorelles, opened in October 2017, is to close on April 22, threatening 800 jobs amid a global onslaught on tech and e-commerce jobs.

WSWS (2023-01-25). NATO to send over 100 heavy tanks against Russia. wsws.org In the most dangerous escalation of the war between NATO and Russia to date, the United States will provide M1 Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine as part of a deployment of NATO tanks that could number in the hundreds.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Ford cuts more than 3,200 jobs in Cologne, Germany. wsws.org At three extraordinary factory meetings on Monday, some 14,000 workers at Ford's Cologne plants were told by the works council where jobs were being cut.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Federal judge hears motion for injunction against end of water shutoff moratorium in Detroit. wsws.org The judge said she would announce her decision on whether the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) can resume cutting off water to city residents by the end of the week.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Four more Oath Keepers convicted of seditious conspiracy in Trump's failed coup. wsws.org While several members of the fascist militia group, including founder Stewart Rhodes, have been found guilty of plotting to keep Trump in power, the former president has yet to be charged more than two years after his failed coup.

WSWS (2023-01-25). The mass shootings in California and the social pathology of capitalism. wsws.org Whatever the specific motivations and circumstances behind the latest horrific mass shootings in the United States, their regularity is a social phenomenon and requires a social explanation.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Autoworkers in Detroit and Chicago support Will Lehman protest against voter suppression in UAW election. wsws.org Autoworkers in Detroit and Chicago have expressed support for the official protest filed by Mack Trucks workers and United Auto Workers presidential candidate Will Lehman over the results of the first round of the UAW election, which concluded in November 2022.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Canadian energy giant Suncor faces multiple charges for death of contractor in frozen tailings pond. wsws.org Patrick Poitras, 25, was drowned in a frozen tailings pond at the Suncor base mine 30 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta on January 13, 2021. He was operating a bulldozer on the frozen pond when the ice gave way.

WSWS (2023-01-25). German government sends Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. wsws.org According to media reports, Germany is now also sending Leopard main battle tanks to Ukraine following the deployment of Marder infantry fighting vehicles. The decision marks a further escalation of the NATO proxy war in Ukraine against Russia and resurrects the darkest traditions of German history.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Sri Lankan SEP to contest local government elections. wsws.org The SEP is the only party in Sri Lanka that fights for the unified mobilisation of the working class on an international socialist perspective and against the communal divisions whipped up by the ruling elites.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Australia: Pampas pastry workers need rank-and-file committee to prevent future sellouts. wsws.org Pampas workers must consciously work to overcome the disappointment and confusion deliberately fostered by the United Workers Union bureaucracy in its betrayal of their struggle.

WSWS (2023-01-25). Five officers involved in death of Tyre Nichols fired, body camera footage shows "nonstop beating" of a "human piñata" say attorneys. wsws.org Body camera footage of the incident has not been released publicly, but attorneys for Nichols' family say he was beaten by the officers like a "human piñata" for three minutes straight.

Isheka N. Harrison (2023-01-25). Roland Martin Interviews Bethune-Cookman President, Ed Reed And Students. moguldom.com The saga at Bethune-Cookman University and its decision not to ratify the contract of Ed Reed as its next head football coach continues to play out. On Monday, Jan. 23, B-CU students protested Reed's firing, unsanitary living conditions and other issues they said they've been having at the school. B-CU football players also started a …

_____ (2023-01-25). To what extent will relations between Sweden and Turkey escalate? journal-neo.org The warnings by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uttered during a meeting with the youth in Mugla on January 15 that relations between Turkey and Sweden could worsen if Stockholm did not take action against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are becoming prophetic. As is known, in the summer of 2022, Turkey, Sweden and Finland …

Andrew Korybko (2023-01-25). La explicación de Brasil para retrasar la presidencia de BRICS de Lula es extremadamente sospechosa. globalizacion.ca Es increíble que una gran potencia emergente como Brasil no pueda organizar más de una gran cumbre multilateral en un solo año. Lo que parece estar sucediendo es que Lula le está haciendo un favor a los EE. UU. como…

Claudio Della Croce (2023-01-25). Buenas expectativas para la cumbre de la CELAC, con una derecha nerviosa. globalizacion.ca En esta oportunidad, la atención no sólo estará concentrada en la irrupción de la ultraderecha brasileña, sino en el empeoramiento de la situación en Perú luego de la destitución del presidente legítimo Pedro Castillo y la asunción de Dina Boluarte….

Cristóbal León Campos (2023-01-25). CELAC y la urgente integración. globalizacion.ca En Buenos Aires, Argentina, tendrá lugar la VII Cumbre de Jefas y Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), este 24 de enero. | Esta reunión es de suma importancia, tanto por el…

Hedelberto López Blanch (2023-01-25). Cuba y China fortalecen estrategia de desarrollo. globalizacion.ca Cuba fue el primer país del Hemisferio Occidental en establecer relaciones diplomáticas con la República Popular China y desde hace 62 años han atravesado las vicisitudes de la coyuntura internacional, y se han mantenido unidos para convertirse en un ejemplo…

Manlio Dinucci (2023-01-25). Toda Europa convertida en un campo de batalla. globalizacion.ca La Federación de Científicos Estadounidenses confirma en enero la noticia dada por Grandangolo en diciembre de 2022 basada en un documento de la Fuerza Aérea de los EE. UU.: el avión C-17A Globemaster ha sido autorizado para transportar la bomba…

Mario Hernández (2023-01-25). Se constituyó en Buenos Aires la CELAC social. globalizacion.ca El pasado 23 de enero se desarrolló la conferencia de prensa donde se anunció la constitución de la Celac Social, confluencia de organizaciones populares, en paralelo a la cumbre de Celac (Comunidad de Estados latinoamericanos y del Caribe) que se…

Mario Wainfeld (2023-01-25). Lula, el compañero que vive acá cerca. globalizacion.ca El presidente brasileño Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva eligió a la Argentina como destino (valga la palabra) de su primer viaje al exterior. Es su costumbre desde que asumiera su primer mandato en 2003. Antes mirábamos a Europa o a…

Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski (2023-01-25). Climate activists found guilty and charged for trying to stop Scarborough gas. greenleft.org.au Three climate activists have been found guilty and charged for resisting Woodside's Scarborough gas hub in the Burrup. Nova 'Jade' Sobieralski reports.

Peter Boyle (2023-01-25). Billionaires: We don't need them but they need us! greenleft.org.au Oxfam's annual report on global inequality is a damning indictment of the chronically inequitable capitalist system, argues Peter Boyle.

Rodolfo Bueno (2023-01-25). La unipolaridad y el peligro de guerra mundial. globalizacion.ca Está fuera de toda duda que los políticos estadounidenses y europeos representan los intereses de la OTAN y del complejo militar industrial de EEUU, también que la burocracia de la UE sigue las órdenes de Washington en perjuicio de sus…

Socialist Alliance (2023-01-25). Socialist Alliance gives critical support to Voice to Parliament. greenleft.org.au The Anthony Albanese Labor government's Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be another token gesture, unless the government is also forced by a strong popular movement for real First Nations justice, argues Socialist Alliance.

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-25). South Dakota AG, Gov. Threaten Felony Charges for Pharmacists Prescribing Abortion Pills. commondreams.org

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-25). 'Free the Books,' Say Opponents of New Florida Law as Teachers Remove or Cover Libraries. commondreams.org

Kenny Stancil (2023-01-24). 'Shameful': UK Approves 'Emergency' Use of Banned Bee-Killing Pesticide. commondreams.org

Biodiversity defenders have sounded the alarm about the United Kingdom government's Monday decision to

_____ (2023-01-24). How Britain Trains Jordan to Spy on Its Citizens. strategic-culture.org The British government covertly trained Jordanian security services in techniques known as "digital media exploitation" which has been used to monitor, manipulate, and disrupt dissent in the kingdom. | By Kit KLARENBERG | Leaked documents reviewed by The Cradle reveal that Britain secretly trained Jordanian security services in techniques used by the notorious UK security and cyber agency GCHQ, which provides signals intelligence to the British government and its armed forces.spi | Over three intensive, week-long, Foreign Office-funded training sessions conducted between June 2019 and March 2020, members of the P…

Chris Garaffa (2023-01-24). Tribunal in Washington Calls on President Biden to End Prosecution of Julian Assange and to Defend Rights of Journalists and Whistleblowers. covertactionmagazine.com Nearly 13 years after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange released the video Collateral Murder exposing the brutal and intentional killing of Iraqi civilians and two Reuters journalists, over 1 people packed the same room in the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for the Belmarsh Tribunal. January 20th's sitting was the third of the Tribunal, following …

Kevin Gosztola (2023-01-24). Lawsuit Against Alleged CIA Spying On Assange Visitors Will Be Revised. thedissenter.org This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a As the Belmarsh Tribunal gathered in Washington, DC, to make the case for freeing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, there was a development in the lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency and former CIA director Mike Pompeo for allegedly spying on Americans who visited Assange in the Ecuador embassy in London. | Judge John Koeltl in the Southern District of New…

Staff (2023-01-24). A message from Palestinian prisoners to internationalists in the Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa'adat and All Palestinian Prisoners. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network received this message from Palestinian prisoners in occupation jails to all of those who have participated in the international events and actions during the Week of Action to Free Ahmad Sa'adat and All Palestinian Prisoners, 14-24 January 2023. The message was read aloud during the mass demonstration in Gaza, organized …

Editor (2023-01-24). Ukraine's Corruption Comes Home To Roost. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-24). 'This Is a National Emergency': Dems Push for Assault Weapons Ban Amid String of Massacres. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-24). Did Washington Boost Another South American Coup? scheerpost.com By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch The U.S. tyranny of monopoly capital has long preferred to deal with fascist governments abroad, specifically in the Global South. American oligarchs' foreign fascist sycophants are so much more malleable than democratic representatives; they don't even have to be told what to do because they know. It's in their DNA. …

Editor (2023-01-24). Germany: Ukraine Losing Hundreds of Soldiers Everyday. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-24). Climate Change Will Supersede Everything. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-01-24). Patrick Lawrence: Investigate This, Jim Jordan. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost Somewhere between the first and second times I heard someone say "weaponize," this term and its derivatives—"weaponizing," "weaponization," and so on—began to repel me. It was the crudity of it, or the way it served as an accusatory dismissal, like "conspiracy theory." Assert that someone has weaponized a …

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_____ (2023-01-24). How the US is blackmailing countries that buy American weapons. journal-neo.org Economic sanctions and blackmail have long been the preferred methods of conducting foreign policy and advancing the United States' own geopolitical interests. In 2018, the US withdrew from the agreement on Iran's nuclear program signed in May 2015, following which Washington began to implement the "maximum pressure" strategy on Iran. In 2019, the US government …

_____ (2023-01-24). Palestine under the yoke of Netanyahu's "new" government. journal-neo.org The visit of Israel's far-right national security minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem has caused an uproar among Palestinians and in Arab and international circles. Even within Israel itself, it led to resentment because of the serious consequences the visit would have on stability in the Palestinian territories. Especially after …

_____ (2023-01-24). Building A Global People's Movement To End US Imperialism. popularresistance.org Following a two-year organizing effort, the International People's Tribunal on US Imperialism will launch in New York City on January 28. The People's Tribunal will focus on US sanctions, blockades and coercive measures and how they impact people in the targeted countries. Clearing the FOG speaks with Helyeh Doutaghi, a co-chair of the Tribunal, a doctoral student at Carleton University in Ottawa, and an anti-imperialist activist, about why this is an opportune time to build a global movement focused on the United States, how the Tribunal will be structured and how the testimony will be used to hold the US accoun…

_____ (2023-01-24). St. Louis Fed Breaks All Statistical Rules With Misleading Graph. popularresistance.org In an attempt to grossly exaggerate China's defense spending, and simultaneously downplay the US military budget, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis published a jaw-droppingly deceptive graph. | If a student presented this in a statistics 101 class, the teacher would likely give them an F. But because it involves Washington's public enemy number one, Beijing, the US regional reserve bank was awarded a Golden Star for exemplary service in the New Cold War. | The St. Louis Fed listed the world's top six countries by military expenditures, but used two separate axes: the spending of China, Russia, Britain, India,…

_____ (2023-01-24). How We Began To Bring The Mail Back. popularresistance.org Across the country and here in Portland, Oregon, carriers are working 12-, 14-, and 16-hour days, into the dark as late as 9 p.m., 10 p.m., even midnight! At several stations we have begun to bring the mail back at 12 hours (or 10 hours) and stop work at 60 hours in a week. | We are refusing orders to continue delivering. Filing form 1767 (hazardous conditions, "exhausted") and form 1571 (undelivered mail). And we are getting away with it. We heard it through the grapevine. Several carriers in Seattle refused to carry past 12 hours and brought the mail back. Their discipline (for "insubordination") was overturned…

_____ (2023-01-24). Japan Reenlists As Washington's Spear-Carrier. popularresistance.org It is always the same when Japanese premiers travel to Washington to summit at the White House. Nothing seems to happen and nobody pays much attention even when important things happen, when we should all pay attention, and, when we do pay passing attention, we usually get it wrong. In January 1960, when Premier Nobusuke Kishi visited Washington, President Eisenhower blessed the war criminal and signed a security treaty the Japanese public vigorously opposed. That week Newsweek marked Kishi down as "that friendly, savvy Japanese salesman." | Kishi proved a salesman, all right. Three years later he used armed poli…

_____ (2023-01-24). Lawyers Ask Biden To Remove Cuba From State Sponsors Of Terrorism List. popularresistance.org ACERE, the Alliance for Cuba Engagement and Respect, announces the release of a letter to President Biden signed by prominent lawyers nationwide expressing concern over the continued placement of Cuba on the State Sponsors of Terrorism (SSOT) list. The letter, which was sent to the President today January 20th as he begins the second half of his term, highlights the lack of legal or moral justification for Cuba's inclusion on the SSOT list, especially in light of the fact that it had been removed from the list just a few years prior by the Obama-Biden administration. | The letter, which is signed by 160 lawyers,…

_____ (2023-01-24). A New Worker Movement From The Shell Of The Old. popularresistance.org In this third decade of the twenty-first century, the U.S. and global working class confront conditions unique both in their potential for advancing justice and in their ability to deepen already gaping economic and racial inequality and planetary peril. Especially since 2020, workers have engaged in protest and organizing in ways that inspire great hope. Workers are angry, organizing, striking, and challenging their bosses and the systemic racism they face. From Red for Ed and teacher strikes, to the strikes at John Deere and Kellogg, and the organizing at Amazon and Starbucks, there are growing examples of work…

_____ (2023-01-24). National Guard Seeks To Double Size Of Its Largest Training Site. popularresistance.org Michigan – Nestled near the headwaters of the Au Sable River in Northern Lower Michigan, in lands forcibly taken from the Odawa and Ojibwa, the Michigan Army National Guard (MIANG) currently operates the largest National Guard training site in the country, Camp Grayling. At 230 square miles, it could fit Detroit (139 sq. miles), Lansing (37 sq. miles), and Grand Rapids (45 sq. miles) safely within its footprint. In addition to the Army and National Guard, the area is used by police departments, prisons, private military contractors, and foreign military units. | In January of 2022, the National Guard proposed exp…

_____ (2023-01-24). Palestinians Protest Israeli Attempt To Forcefully Displace Hundreds. popularresistance.org Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Monday, January 23, near Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank to oppose the proposed Israeli plan to forcefully displace the residents by demolishing their village. | The protesters gathered following the calls for demolition issued by ultra right-wing Itamar Ben-Gvir, interior minister in Benjamin Netanyahu's government. It was also rumored that Ben-Gvir would be visiting Khan al-Ahmar along with his cabinet colleague and settler leader Bezalel Smotrich. Maarouf Rifai, legal advisor to Palestinian Authority (PA), who participated in the protests, told Al Jazeera that Khan…

_____ (2023-01-24). The Missing Story In The Global Firepower Ranking. popularresistance.org The Global Firepower ranking was published on January 6. The annual report classifies the world's strongest militaries based on over 60 factors, including size, spending and technological advancements. | The report, which placed the United States military on top, followed by Russia, China, India and the UK, raised more questions than answers, with some accusing GFP, the organization that compiled the report, of being biased, sloppy and highly politicized. | For example, while Russia maintained its former position as the second strongest military in the world, Ukraine jumped by seven spots, to occupy the 15th posi…

_____ (2023-01-24). The Winter Coup Season In Latin America. popularresistance.org Coup attempts have gone viral this winter season in Latin America. The contagion spread first to Argentina, then Peru, and finally Brazil on January 8. In addition, Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua continue to suffer from long-term US regime-change efforts. | Coverage of this political pandemic by the US liberal press (i.e., the preponderance of mainstream media that endorse a Democrat for the presidency) reflects politically motivated agendas. Its spin on Brazil in particular reflects a trend among Democrats to greater acceptance of the security state. | Current vice-president and former president of Argentina, Cr…

_____ (2023-01-24). US Officials Claim More 'Russiagate' Like Nonsense. popularresistance.org According to what U.S. officials claim some anti-Kremlin fringe group in Russia was used by a Russian intelligence service to somehow send letter bombs from Valladolid, Spain, to some offices in Madrid. | But why would Russian intelligence run such a nonsense campaign? Why would it use a problematic fringe group of Russian crazies to do so. Why in Spain? Why not in Poland, Germany or France? What is the evidence? | None of those questions get answered. Instead rumors and hot air assumptions are put together to make the claims somewhat less outrageous. This is on the same level as the lies about 'weapons of mass d…

_____ (2023-01-24). 5G: An Open Door for America's Demise. strategic-culture.org

_____ (2023-01-24). Can You Smell What the Year of the Rabbit Is Cooking? strategic-culture.org The New Silk Roads, or BRI, as well as the integration efforts of BRICS+, the SCO and the EAEU will be on the forefront of Chinese policy. | Liu He studied economics at Renmin University in China and got a Master's from Harvard. Since 2018, he's one of China's Vice Premiers — along with Han Zheng, Sun Chunlan, and Hu Chunhua. He's a Director of the Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission and heads the China Financial Stability and Development Committee. Anyone around the world who wants to know what will drive China's economy in the Year of the Rabbit must pay attention to Liu He. | Davos 2023 ha…

_____ (2023-01-24). Iran's Unrest Triggers Explosion of Fake News. strategic-culture.org Some of the most incendiary accusations made against Iran's government by corporate media, celebrity influencers and Western leaders in the past months are little more than fabrications. And most remain uncorrected. | By Setareh SADEQI and Christopher WEAVER | Protests in Iran that ostensibly began as a reaction to the death of a woman in police custody in September 2022 have prompted unprecedented international opposition to its government, not only from the usual Western, Israeli and Saudi suspects, but from celebrity social media influencers with no previous record of commenting on Iranian affairs. | Iran is n…

_____ (2023-01-24). Morocco to Become a Huge U.S. Military Base to Counter Russia in Africa. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? strategic-culture.org There may be questions about whether Russia is winning the war in Ukraine, but there is no doubt it is winning the global war against the West. And it's starting in Africa | There may be questions about whether Russia is winning the war in Ukraine, but there is no doubt it is winning the global war against the West. And it's starting in Africa | Pundits have for months claimed that Ukraine has made great advances on the battlefield and taken back considerable swathes of territory that Russia held. While this claim is losing its validity in recent weeks there, most western analysts indulge themselves with their ow…

Alejandro Marcó del Pont (2023-01-24). Cooperación y gobernanza en un mundo fragmentado. globalizacion.ca La filantropía puede asumir riesgos que otros no asumen ni asumirán (Fundación Rockefeller) | El Foro Económico Mundial, también llamado Foro de Davos, es el coloquio que agrupa a los dueños del mundo. Ellos imponen año atrás año el último grito…

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Artificial Intelligence: Scary Good or Bad? americanthinker.com Just imagine if a HAL-like system, as depicted in 2001: A Space Odyssey, decides to take over an autonomous weapon system, or agitate a nuclear-tipped missile otherwise well-behaved in its cozy silo.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). COVID Vaxes — It's Not 'The More the Merrier'. americanthinker.com Are an endless series of mRNA "vaccines" really in the best interests of virtually all Americans for whom they are recommended?>

americanthinker (2023-01-24). It's Time To Try A Different Approach To America's Drug Problem. americanthinker.com For decades, throwing money at the problem hasn't fixed it. An approach that destroys the illegal market for drugs may be the answer.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Reducing the Deficits of the Federal Government. americanthinker.com It is possible to reduce the ongoing deficits of the Federal government. The simple mechanism for doing so is tax cuts.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The Judge Goes Awry Analyzing Gov. DeSantis's Firing Of A Rogue Prosecutor. americanthinker.com Although the ultimate ruling is correct, most of the decision is given to intentionally vague factual allegations coupled with gravely erroneous analysis.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The Quixotic Quest for Reparations. americanthinker.com Blacks will find pushing for reparations psychologically satisfying and there is always the hope of a massive windfall, but the pushback from opponents may well be costly.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Eat ze bugs! EU approves adding defatted and powdered insects to foods. americanthinker.com Another step to Save The Planet so Davos elites can continue to fly in their private jets and eat steak, while the hoi poloi slip into poverty.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The Lancet goes off the deep end, devaluing human life as no more important than animals. americanthinker.com Once arguably the most prestigious medical journal in the world, The Lancet has been captured by the left and is spouting embarrassing nonsense…

americanthinker (2023-01-24). How America is becoming like a Muslim country. americanthinker.com The similarities in recent events are alarming.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). In Arizona, bombshell new evidence of Maricopa County election wrongdoing. americanthinker.com If the allegations about the ballot mismanagement in Arizona are credible, the 2022 election was a farce from beginning to end, with a predetermined outcome.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Iowa Legislature passes historic school reform providing same amount of state funding for private school scholarships as to government schools. americanthinker.com A giant step toward true school choice. Naturally, the national media are ignoring it.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). It begins: Joe Biden's border surge imports a big new crime wave. americanthinker.com A group of border surgers, housed for free in New York, just got caught stealing $12,000 worth of goods from a Long Island Macys in a smash-and-grab robbery.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Maybe President Joe Biden (D) should hide this. americanthinker.com The Conference Board lets us know what kind of hell we're in.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Maybe they need to exorcise the VP's home, too. americanthinker.com Kamala Harris is out singing the praises of abortion, each instance of which takes a human life.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Ron DeSantis announces school reform plan designed to empower teachers and diminish unions. americanthinker.com A far-reaching program to free up government school teachers to be effective in the classroom, pay them better, and weaken the ability of unions to compel teachers to join and extract dues…

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Shutting down some greenie madness, Mexico does us a favor. americanthinker.com A nutty scheme to seed the air with sulfur dioxide to cool the atmosphere has been stomped on by Mexico's big green footprint.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). The effort to save students from gender madness is working. americanthinker.com If a Tennessee teacher's TikTok video is anything to go by, parents who push for change are seeing that change play out in the classroom.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Virtue-signaling tennis networks erase players' flags. americanthinker.com Apparently, Russian and Belarusian tennis players are to be without a country.

americanthinker (2023-01-24). Where are the snow-less winters we have been warned about? americanthinker.com I bet people in California, Utah, and Buffalo are tired of shoveling that global warming…

Amy Goodman (2023-01-24). Whistleblowers Face a Double Standard When It Comes to Classified Docs. truthout.org We speak with The Intercept's Jeremy Scahill about the brewing scandals over the handling of classified documents by President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, and how they "point to deeper systemic problems with Washington's obsession with secrecy." While the details differ, Scahill says both cases show powerful players in Washington who routinely mishandle classified documents face… |

Anand Naidoo (2023-01-24). The Heat: Chinese New Year. america.cgtn.com China celebrates its Lunar New Year and welcomes the Year of the Rabbit. Chinese both at home and around the world are celebrating Spring Festival. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. And festivities got underway with China Media Group's major Spring Festival Gala. The …

Anne N. Sosin, Martha Lincoln (2023-01-24). War on empathy: Legacy media's attacks on advocates for strong COVID-19 prevention. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in A recent series of media stories depicting individuals advocating for stronger COVID policies as unsympathetic characters on the fringes of society ignited a

Anoa Changa (2023-01-24). Tyre Nichols' Death Shows Black Cops Can Also Be 'Faces Of White Supremacy'. newsone.com Source: The Washington Post / Getty | Five Black officers on a police force that is majority Black, in a majority Black city, When people talk about white supremacy being at the root of these incidents, it's about the systemic dehumanization of peopl…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Beyond Vietnam to Ukraine. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Finland May Not Wait For Sweden To Join NATO. southfront.org Illustrative Image | After Sweden At…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). In Video: Three Soldiers Killed In Crash Of Mi-171 Helicopter In Northern Algeria. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Kiev Asked For Peace With Belarus But Prepares For War. southfront.org Illustrative Image | On January 24, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko revealed that Ukraine offered Belarus to conclude a non-aggression pact. At the same time, the Kiev regime is strengthening military fortifications in the northern regions, preparing for another assault from the territory of Belarus. | According to Alexander Lukashenko, conflicting signals are coming from Kiev. While asking not to enter war in Ukraine, the Kiev regime and its Western patrons are training and arming militants and extremists, thre…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Military Overview: Wagner Fighters Encircle Ukrainian Garrison In Bakhmut (Video 18+). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russian assault units continue to expand the bridgehead around Soledar and are close to surround the Ukrainian grouping in Bakhmut. In recent days, Wagner's fighters who operate in this area have achieved new victories. | On January 23, the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed Russian control of the village of Krasnopolye (Kranopolevka) in the Donetsk People's Republic. Two days before, on January 21, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Main C…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Military Situation In Bakhmut-Soledar Region On January 24, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in the north-eastern, eastern and southern districts of Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne and Krasna Gora; | Russian forces entered the southeastern district of Paraskovievka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ivanovske; | The Russian military conf…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Military Situation In Donbass And Zaporozhie Region On January 23, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Click to see full-size image | According to preliminary data, Russian forces took control of Vodyanoe; | Russian forces forced the AFU to leave their positions in Kamenskoe in the Zaporozhie region; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut and its outskirts; | Clashes between the Russian Army and t…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Military Situation In Iraq On January 24, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | &#1 ; Tashkil al-Warithin group claims responsibility for the drone attack on Tanf base. | MORE ON THE TOPIC: : |

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Military Situation In Syria On January 24, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On January 24, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On January 24, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Tufahiyah; | On January 24, two former rebels were assassinated by unknown gunmen in Tasil town; | On January 23, the SAA with the help of the Russian army, rebuilt the Al-Jarrah military airport in Aleppo province and this airport was officially put into se…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Poland Claims Germany Will Face International Isolation If It Does Not Send Tanks To Ukraine. southfront.org Illustrative ImageUS continues to pressure Berlin to change policy on weapons delivery. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | Germany contends with increasing pressure and scrutiny from its so-called European Union and NATO allies to deliver Leopard tanks to Ukraine. However, a fake narrative is also being constructed that Berlin is an international pariah, so-much-so, that it could even face international isolation for not sending the tanks."Germany will be in…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Ukraine Rocked By Corruption Scandal, Wave Of Top Officials Resign: Sports Cars, Mansions & Luxury Vacations As People Suffered. southfront.org The Ukrainian government on Tuesday confirmed the resignation of multiple high ranking officials amid large-scale corruption allegations, in what's being…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-24). Why Is Russia Expanding Short-Range Air Defenses Around Moscow? southfront.org Click to see full-size imageWhile Moscow is protected by one of the world's best air defense networks capable of shooting down ICBMs, incoming MIRV warheads, satellites and other space-based weapons, this doesn't make it immune to sabotage attacks involving drones and drone swarms. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Air defense is one of the key modern military capabilities that provide adequate protection for ground units, helping them retain their combat capabilities. In recent dec…

Anonymous765 (2023-01-24). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — January 24, 2023. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | click to see the full-size image | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

Anonymous765 (2023-01-24). Nazi Crusade Of Kiev Regime. southfront.org |

Atilio A. Boron (2023-01-24). El relanzamiento de la CELAC. globalizacion.ca La Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), fue creada en Caracas entre los días 2 y 3 de diciembre de 2011 en el marco de la III ™ Cumbre de América Latina y el Caribe sobre Integración y Desarrollo (CALC)…

Barry Sheppard (2023-01-24). United States: Biden expands Trump-era policy in new attack on migrants. greenleft.org.au United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.

Behrouz Boochani (2023-01-24). Behrouz Boochani: 'Many people have been damaged because of indefinite detention: they use time to torture people'. greenleft.org.au Alex Bainbridge spoke with Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom and Australia's refugee detention regime.

Bertrand Laurent (2023-01-24). Is a Winning Solution in Sight in Haiti? fpif.org The problems that simmer beneath the surface in Haiti rarely make it into the news. Only a few events occasionally bubble to the surface, like the thousands of migrants who suddenly showed up at the U.S.-Mexico border in September 2021, followed by the kidnapping of a group of missionaries and their dramatic escape several months later. Gangs physically control more than 60 percent of the capital city and all of Haiti's major highways. They are holding the country hostage and choking economic life for all, whether through kidnapping ransoms, bribes to corrupt police and officials, illegal fees, or outright murder…

Bilal G. Morris (2023-01-24). How Much Are Kobe Bryant's Basketball Cards Worth? newsone.com Source: MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images / Getty | UPDATED: 9: 30 a.m. ET, Jan. 24, 2022 | Calling all card collectors! If you somehow have a Kobe Bryant basketball card in your possession, hold on to it tightly. | Kobe Bryant basketball cards continue to break the internet, selling for unbelievable amounts. One of his rarest cards, the 1997-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Emerald, sold for $2 million in 2022, breaking the record for the most expensive basketball card in the world. Source: Anthony Parisi / iOne Digital | The card, which was sold through the PWCC Marketplace, is one of the…

Brandon Caldwell (2023-01-24). After Ed Reed Decision, Bethune-Cookman Students Protest Administration, Campus Conditions. newsone.com

Brasil de Fato (2023-01-24). Movement leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean met in Social CELAC summit in Argentina. peoplesdispatch.org This is the first summit of its kind within the CELAC framework; agreements were presented at the presidential summit on Tuesday…

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-24). Today is Joye Braun Day — We Remember the Lakota Pipeline Fighter: In Her Own Words. indybay.org Today is Joye Braun Day, Lakota mother and activist of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation in South Dakota. We remember Joye, in her own words, from stopping mega loads, protesting the KXL pipeline, and ultimately setting up the first tipi at the resistance to Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock.

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-24). Driver of Truck Killing Paiute Journalist Myron Dewey Seeks Plea Deal. indybay.org The driver of the truck that killed Paiute journalist Myron Dewey is seeking a plea deal, Myron's daughter Taylor Dewey said following a pre-trial hearing at Tonopah Justice Court in Nye County, Nevada. Myron was killed when John David Walsh of Reno pulled into his lane on an isolated dirt road near his family's home in Yomba, Nevada on Sept. 26, 2021. The day before, Myron live streamed from the Fallon bombing range, opposing its expansion, and urged protection of the Paiute Massacre Site at Thacker Pass from lithium mining.

Brett Wilkins (2023-01-24). New Brett Kavanaugh Documentary Sparks Call for DOJ Probe. commondreams.org

| The surprise premiere of a documentary revealing "shocking new allegations" of sexual crimes committed decades ago by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sparked new calls on Monday for Senate and Justice Department investigations. | Doug Liman's Justice premiered Friday as a last-minute addition to the lineup of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Brian Berletic (2023-01-24). The Roundtable #45: The Deteriorating Military Situation in Ukraine. thealtworld.com

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-24). Memphis Firefighters Involved In Tyre Nichols' Traffic Stop Removed From Job As Investigation Widens. newsone.com Memphis firefighters were "relieved of duty" amid a widening investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols after a traffic stop resulted in brutal police violence.

Bruce C.T. Wright (2023-01-24). Tyre Nichols Autopsy Results Confirm 'Severe Beating' By Memphis Police, Attorneys Say. newsone.com RowVaugn Wells, second from left, becomes emotional during a press conference at Mt. Olive Cathedral CME Church after she viewed footage of the violent police interaction that led to the death of her son Tyre Nichols, in Memphis, Tennessee, on January 23, 2023. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty | The results from an independent preliminary autopsy performed on

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-01-24). "Chinese Aggression" Sure Looks An Awful Lot Like US Aggression. thealtworld.com

Chauncey K. Robinson (2023-01-24). "Anti-woke" Gov. DeSantis defends AP African-American course ban, draws pushback across the country. peoplesworld.org The self-proclaimed "anti-woke" Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made headlines this past week for his state's rejection of an Advanced Placement (AP) Studies course centered on African American Studies. Florida will not allow schools in the state to offer a new AP course on African American history, claiming it "significantly lacks educational value" and violates …

Chris Walker (2023-01-24). Florida Teachers Cover Books in Classrooms Over Fear of Anti-"WOKE" Laws. truthout.org Several teachers in a school district in Florida are putting covers over books in their classroom libraries due to a vague but far-reaching law that restricts what kind of content they can share with students. Several social media posts from teachers in the Manatee County School District show coverings over classroom libraries, accompanied by commentaries from the educators themselves expressing… |

Chris Walker (2023-01-24). Trump Plans to Ditch His Own Social Media Site Upon Returning to Twitter — Report. truthout.org Former President Donald Trump is reportedly planning a big return to Twitter, one of the several sites that kicked him off their platforms in the wake of the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack. Trump cannot tweet again without following some rules set up by his company, however. Within his contract with Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG) — the parent company of Truth Social, the site he helped… |

Colectivo Kausachun (2023-01-24). Solidarity Action with the People of Perú. indybay.org Action in support of the National March to take place in all the regions of Perú. The People demands to stop the repression, the resignation of the president Dina Boluarte, new general elections in 2023 and a Referendum for a new Constituent Assembly. Tuesday, January 24 in front of the Peruvian Consulate, 870 Market St. Flood Building, San Francisco.

Dan Williams (2023-01-24). Monterey Park community calls for gun control. america.cgtn.com After the Monterey Park shooting that left eleven people dead, many of the residents in the predominantly Asian community are calling for stricter gun laws to be introduced across the country.

Daniel Kersffeld (2023-01-24). Perú en la encrucijada geopolítica. globalizacion.ca El 16 de diciembre, Antony Blinken, secretario de Estado del gobierno de Joe Biden, se comunicó con la presidenta de Perú Dina Boluarte. Además de brindarle su respaldo a la nueva gobernante luego de la traumática salida de Pedro Castillo…

Danny O'Brien (2023-01-24). In Cuba, housing is a right! workers.org Portland, Oregon I work at a congregate shelter for people experiencing homelessness in Portland, Oregon, where the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development considers 5,228 people homeless. Of those, 3,057 are unsheltered in Multnomah County alone. My experience in working there has shown me that there is limited cooperation . . . |

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). Poland Says It Will Seek Berlin's Formal Approval to Send Leopard Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Monday that Warsaw will formally seek permission from Berlin to send German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. "We will apply for such permission," Morawiecki said. He added that if Berlin doesn't grant permission, Warsaw would still try to send the tanks as part of a "small coalition" of countries. …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). Sen. Gillibrand Wants F-35 Sales to Arab Countries That Normalized With Israel. news.antiwar.com Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) told The Times of Israel that the US should sell F-35 fighter jets to Arab countries that have normalized with Israel under the Abraham Accords in exchange for investments that could benefit the Palestinians. The Trump administration promised F-35s to the UAE as its reward for normalizing with Israel. The …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). Several Senior Ukrainian Officials Fired as Corruption Scandal Rocks Ukraine. news.antiwar.com

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). US Poised to Send 'Significant Number' of M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The Biden administration is now leaning toward sending its M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine despite recent comments from Pentagon officials about how they would be difficult for Ukrainian forces to maintain, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The Associated Press later reported the administration is "poised" to approve the transfer under the Ukraine Security Assistance …

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-24). Zelensky Cites Military Aid as 'Big Business' Opportunity for American Companies. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday cited US military aid as an example of the "big business" opportunities American corporations can find in his country. Zelensky said in a video address to a meeting of the National Association of State Chambers in Boca Raton, Florida, that rebuilding Ukraine will provide major economic opportunities. "It is …

David Sirota (2023-01-24). Ending The Social Security Tax Break For The Rich. levernews.com

Declan McKenna (2023-01-24). Thoughts of an Ageing Communist. dissidentvoice.org I was struck by an article in Counterpunch late last year: Scott Tucker wrote a piece centred around war and peace and to further enlighten his readers he provided links to two other articles: "I am including links to two articles readers may find useful. The first article was just published at World Socialist Website …

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-24). Idea of Socialism Can Only Flourish in Peace and Freedom. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-01-24). Idee des Sozialismus kann nur in Frieden und Freiheit gedeihen. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Drago Bosnic (2023-01-24). Russia Preparing New Plan to End War. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). CCTV Spring Festival Gala captures audiences. ecns.cn The annual CCTV Spring Festival Gala offered people a unique and warm cultural feast on Saturday.For example, Japanese video platform Niconico has reported on the gala for the eighth time consecutively, attracting 124,000 people, and 93 percent of them praised the show.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Is water life-threatening to rabbits?>. ecns.cn Have you ever been told that rabbits can't drink water or take baths? Of course they can! A rabbit consumes -1 milliliters of water per kilogram of body weight per day. But if you place rabbits in water, they may panic and it can even be fatal.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Selected outbound tours given go-ahead. ecns.cn The National Health Commission announced on Dec 26 that China would scrap the quarantine requirement for international arrivals starting on Jan 8, as it downgraded management of COVID-19 from Class A to Class B.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Movie box office ready to soar over holiday. ecns.cn Recently, Deep Seawas nominated to be screened at the 73rd Berlin International FilmFestival's Generation Kplus, a competitive program that screens state-of-the-art international cinema.This is the first such price decline in seven years, said Chen Jin, an analyst with Beacon.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). China Focus: Chinese rejoice in first holiday after COVID response change. ecns.cn Starting from Saturday, the Lunar New Year's Eve or "Chuxi" in Chinese, hundreds of millions of people are celebrating the Spring Festival in China, the grandest holiday for the Chinese.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Domestic sci-fi hit leads China's advance holiday box office. ecns.cn As of 12 a.m. Sunday, advance box office sales for China's Spring Festival holiday hit 901 million yuan (nearly 133 million U.S.The prequel to China's all-time highest-grossing sci-fi epic "The Wandering Earth" raked in 257 million yuan, accounting for about 28 percent of total bookings.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). China's digital yuan proves its cash-like qualities with offline payments. ecns.cn "Only by taking into account these scenarios, will the digital yuan be readily available, just like paper currency.""Plus, those who have lost their phone can suspend the offline payment function by logging into the app from another mobile phone," he added.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese, urging solid work to create better future. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, on behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council, extended Spring Festival greetings to all Chinese Friday at a reception in Beijing.

ecns.cn (2023-01-24). Spring Festival in ancient Chinese poem. ecns.cn Spring Festival, also known as Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important festivity among Chinese. Get a glimpse of the ancient festive scene from the poem "Chinese New Year's Day," written by Wang Anshi from the Song Dynasty (960-1279). Let's appreciate it.

Editor at Global Grind (2023-01-24). Monterey Park Shooting: How To 'Stop Asian Hate'. newsone.com Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN / Getty | Several Asian American communities gathered for cultural Lunar New Year celebrations over the weekend, but most people didn't expect it to be the last for their family members. A new massacre killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club, casting fear throughout Asian communities. The rise in racial attacks continues, and the only beacon of hope we can offer is the ongoing phrase to

Editor (2023-01-24). Actions and rallies in solidarity with fight against 'Cop City' grows over weekend. mronline.org Sunday marked the fourth straight day of vigils, protests, and rallies in solidarity with the struggle in Atlanta, following the police murder of Tortuguita, with more scheduled throughout the coming week.

Emir Sader (2023-01-24). øQué Lula llega a la Argentina? globalizacion.ca Hay muchos Lulas en el mismo Lula y este viaje es muy especial. Visita Argentina por primera vez en este tercer mandato como presidente de Brasil. Como lo ha hecho hace exactamente 20 años para dar un abrazo histórico a…

Fabiano Maisonnave, Diane Jeantet (2023-01-24). Brazil's new president works to reverse Amazon deforestation. peoplesworld.org RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Shaking a traditional rattle, Brazil's incoming head of Indigenous affairs recently walked through every corner of the agency's headquarters — even its coffee room — as she invoked help from ancestors during a ritual cleansing. The ritual carried extra meaning for Joenia Wapichana, Brazil's first Indigenous woman to command the …

Farrah Hassen (2023-01-24). Beyond the 'Border Crisis'. fpif.org Most of us agree that the U.S. immigration system is in dire need of reform. But When I was in law school, I witnessed firsthand the difficulties faced by asylum seekers. | These desperate people had already endured terrifying conditions…

Fight Back (2023-01-24). Seattle activists present the program of the FRSO. fightbacknews.org Seattle, WA — On January 20 and 21, over 30 people turned out to Freedom Road Socialist Organization's events to promote the recently released print edition of FRSO's political program. These events were held at the Khalsa Gurmat Center in Federal Way and the University of Washington-Seattle's campus. | The room was full of vigor and excitement in light of the ongoing struggle within the Pacific Northwest and the country as a whole. "We have to have a clear eyed view of our enemy, monopoly capitalism. This system exploits and kills workers here and is part of global empire that exploits and kills around the…

Fight Back (2023-01-24). th anniversary of Roe v Wade marked in Madison, WI. fightbacknews.org Madison, WI – On the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, Reproductive Justice Action-Milwaukee (RJA-M) joined the Madison Area Reproductive Rights Coalition for Healthcare (MARCH) for a march and rally of thousands in Madison, the Wisconsin capital city. The event called on people to vote in the spring primary Wisconsin Supreme Court election, but it also heavily emphasized that this fight is "Bigger Than Roe." | The fight for reproductive rights has always been at the forefront of healthcare efforts, and access to free abortion for all is just a fraction of the healthcare coverage that people deserve.

Fight Back (2023-01-24). New year, same wars – MLK day of action in Minneapolis. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On January 22, the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition, a coalition of anti-war groups in Minnesota, rallied in Mayday Plaza as part of the United National Antiwar Coalition's national call for Martin Luther King Jr. week of actions against U.S. wars to mark his birthday. On the theme of "New Year, Same Wars," the protest drew a crowd of 70 protesters, eager to hear from activist leaders across the Twin Cities representing the voices of those impacted by U.S. imperialism and endless militarism. | People lined the sidewalks, facing traffic and holding signs expressing the crowd's sentiment…

Franc Contreras (2023-01-24). Mexico welcomes the Spring Festival. america.cgtn.com Mexico is welcoming China's Spring Festival— the Year of the Rabbit.

Global Research News (2023-01-24). Selected Articles: New Zealand: From Worst to Even Worse? The WEF-YGL Political Intrusion. globalresearch.ca By New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, resigned on 18 January 2022, in the midst of the WEF Davos 53rd Conference. PM …

Gloria La Riva (2023-01-24). Latin America and Caribbean summit seeks to deepen unity and independence. liberationnews.org CELAC was founded with the exclusion of the United States and Canada as an independent counterpoint to the Organization of American States.

Guest Contributor (2023-01-24). Good enough for jazz: how well does the government need to understand its Paris Agreement obligations? A case of emissions and omissions. ukhumanrightsblog.com In R (Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for International Trade/UK Export Finance (UKEF) [2023] EWCA Civ 14, the Court of Appeal considered the implications of the Paris Agreement on climate change for governmental decision-making in relation to investing in a liquified natural gas project in Mozambique (the "Project"). Sir Geoffrey Vos MR, with …

Hank Greenberg (2023-01-24). California's record high gas prices have set the stage for showdown with oil companies and. indybay.org On November 19th, Californians paid $5.30 per gallon of gasoline, while Texans paid $3.02. Stopping this price gouging with a windfall profit cap has become a priority of the governor. If Gov. Newsom can pass a windfall profits cap, it will be viewed as a major victory over the California oil industry. | California Governor Gavin Newsom's official plan to combat these high prices was introduced by State Senator Nancy Skinner, on the day the legislature reconvened to swear in members, December 5, 2022.

Illinois Prisoner Rights Coalition (2023-01-24). Dire need for accountability in Illinois county jails. peoplesworld.org On August 27, 2020 Jason Fancher, a person who was incarcerated at the Iroquois County Jail, was declared dead after being transported to a local hospital from the facility. Jason was a loving father. Not only did he love and cherish his daughter, Sheanice Fancher, but he was a parental figure to her partner and …

infobrics (2023-01-24). India-Russia Trade May Increase Despite Global Trade to Face Stagnant Decade. infobrics.org Russia's trade with China and India will increase by USD 110 billion, "including USD 90 billion with China alone," according to Boston Consulting Group…

infobrics (2023-01-24). Saudi Arabia Joining BRICS: A Strategic Game Changer. infobrics.org In the book, BRICS and Global Governance, emerging markets and developing countries are increasingly playing a defining role in those trends, particularly in the growing cooperation among emerging markets and developing countries in the form of south—south cooperation…

infobrics (2023-01-24). India Hopeful of Rupee Trade with Russia After Imports Surge. infobrics.org India is hopeful of a rupee trade with Russia, a trade ministry official said, as government data showed a near 400% jump in Russian merchandise imports from April-December compared with a year ago…

infobrics (2023-01-24). Kiev's forces once again using civilians as human shields — UK media reports. infobrics.org The neo-Nazi regime shows very clearly that protecting non-military people is not its priority in the conflict.

infobrics (2023-01-24). Why is Russia expanding short-range air defenses around Moscow?>. infobrics.org While Moscow is protected by one of the world's best air defense networks capable of shooting down ICBMs, incoming MIRV warheads, satellites and other space-based weapons, this doesn't make it immune to sabotage attacks involving drones and drone swarms.

Jessica Corbett (2023-01-24). 'Sounds Like a Plan': Biden Given Roadmap for 100% Clean Energy by 2035. commondreams.org

Joe George (2023-01-24). Film Review: The Inexplicable Humanity of Saint Omer. progressive.org French filmmaker Alice Diop's complex courtroom drama challenges viewers to listen to, rather than judge, a mother's plight.

Joe Sims (2023-01-24). U.S. Communists: Threat to democracy requires a united fightback. peoplesworld.org Editor's note: The following keynote address to the CPUSA National Committee was presented by CPUSA co-chair Joe Sims on January 14th. It's been edited to reflect discussion that took place after the report was delivered. It lays out the latest analysis by the Communist Party USA of the political situation in our country, particularly the …

Johanna Kichton (2023-01-24). Homes Guarantee Campaign Demands White House Regulate Rent and Bust Rental Market Consolidation. peoplesaction.org 281 Organizations Share Essential Components Needed for Tenant Protections Policy with the White House Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C. — People's Action's Homes Guarantee campaign today released a set of essential actions the White House must take to regulate rent and address the consolidation of the rental market by corporate landlords. 281 national …

John W. Whitehead, Nisha Whitehead (2023-01-24). Child Trafficking Has Become Big Business in America. dissidentvoice.org "Children are being targeted and sold for sex in America every day." — John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children It takes a special kind of evil to prostitute and traffick a child for sex, and yet this evil walks among us every minute of every day. Consider this: every two minutes, a …

Josh Bivens (2023-01-24). This Is Absurd. The Debt Ceiling Must Be Abolished. commondreams.org

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced last week that the federal government had reached the statutory debt limit and that her department had begun "extraordinary measures" to meet required spending obligations. It is estimated that by July these extraordinary measures will no longer be able to keep some spending obligations from being missed.The fact that the statutory debt limit can inject such chaos into the American political system and economy is truly odd. The debt limit measures nothing coherent and has no relationship to any serious measure of the economic burden imposed by the nation's d…

Juan Cole (2023-01-24). Turkey's President Erdogan Says Swedish NATO Application out of Question after Qur'an burning in Stockholm. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Sweden can forget about membership in the 30-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Erdogan is demanding that Sweden cooperate with Turkey in repressing Kurdish activist expatriates in Sweden, all of whom he views as terrorists. He also says he is furious about the …

Julia Conley (2023-01-24). House Coalition of Conservative Democrats Falls to Half Its Size. truthout.org The Democratic Party's conservative Blue Dog Coalition has been slashed in half due partially to a disagreement within its ranks over efforts to attract more members, Politico reported on Tuesday, with a number of corporate lawmakers insisting on preserving the Blue Dogs' "longstanding legacy" and name despite its reputation as a "Southern 'boys' club'." U.S. Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.)… |

Julia Conley (2023-01-24). More than 70% of Democrats back government-run universal healthcare: poll. nationofchange.org Across the political spectrum, 57% of respondents said they believe the government should ensure everyone in the U.S. has health coverage.

Katu Arkonada (2023-01-24). From the FTAA to CELAC, US Interventionism Does Not Rest. orinocotribune.com By Katu Arkonada &#1 ; Jan 19, 2023 | On January 24, the 7th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be held in Buenos Aires, attended by around 15 presidents of the region, including Lula da Silva, and chaired by the host Alberto Fernández. | It is obvious how important it is for Argentina's government that the CELAC Summit be successful, with the delicate internal political situation that the country is going through, with a presidential election on October 22. That the summit and the transfer of the pro tempore presidency (to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, an ALBA member…

Ken Blackman (2023-01-24). Labor must take a stand on Palestine. greenleft.org.au How can we prevail on Labor to admit that realpolitik is obscene as a frame for its Israel relations? How can we force it to see the Israeli colonising project as unacceptable in today's world, asks Ken Blackman?

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman, Israa Sulaiman (2023-01-24). Into the crusher: Gaza's rubble recycled. electronicintifada.net After each Israeli attack, construction firms collect the wreckage and turn it into new building materials.

kwjorinoco (2023-01-24). Deputies from Spain's PSOE, PP, and Vox Parties Visit Arms Factories in Israel. orinocotribune.com The Spanish Ministry of Defense plans to sign contracts for ‚Ǩ300 million with the Israeli company Rafael to produce the Spike LR2 missile. A delegation from the Congress of Deputies visited the company's facilities on January 13. | A delegation from Spain's Congress of Deputies, made up of PSOE, PP and Vox, visited the Israeli arms factories Rafael Advanced Defense, Elbit Systems, and Israel Aerospace Industries on January 13. Before scrutinizing the people who made up the delegation, it is necessary to touch on the interests which orchestrated the visit. | The Spanish Ministry of Defense wants…

kwjorinoco (2023-01-24). More Repression, More Resistance… Time for More Solidarity? orinocotribune.com By Jorge Sánchez &#1 ; Jan 19, 2023 | The new scenario of Israeli politics | The configuration of a new Israeli government on December 23, at the last moment, brings Netanyahu back to the political front line. This time, hand in hand with a coalition made up of six parties, they are going to make up the most far-right, fundamentalist, and radical cabinet since the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. If Netanyahu was considered a hawk in the classic differentiation between doves and hawks of Israeli politics, his allies, Jewish Power, Religious Zionism and Noam make the president appear as a rather centrist l…

Latino USA (2023-01-24). Cecilia Gentili's Revolutionary Ask (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com On this episode of Latino USA, trans activist, actress, and author Cecilia Gentili talks about the process of writing her memoir 'Faltas' and why she feels telling her story is a revolutionary cry to support trans youth.

Lee Camp (2023-01-24). Making Politicians Uncomfortable, with Anti-War Activist Medea Benjamin. mintpressnews.com Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, discusses her book on the Ukraine conflict, the dangers of escalating military spending, peaceful negotiations, and international cooperation in preventing nuclear war and promoting peace.

long haul infoshop (2023-01-24). Monday 1/30: Visionary sharing circle – staying strong in turbulent times. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop – 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley – 510-540-0751…

Lyn Neeley, Toni Arenstein (2023-01-24). A pesar del bloqueo/ El sistema sanitario cubano es extraordinario. workers.org El día que la 51 ™ Brigada Venceremos partió hacia Cuba, el 27 de diciembre de 2022, unas 262 personas murieron en Estados Unidos a causa del COVID-19. De los 11 millones de habitantes de Cuba, sólo 30 dieron positivo por COVID-19 ese mismo día. Destacados científicos del laboratorio farmacéutico cubano . . . |

Lyn Neeley (2023-01-24). Oregon nurses fight for a decent contract. workers.org In Portland, Oregon, nurses and community supporters rallied Jan. 20 in front of Providence Hospital corporate headquarters. Thousands of nurses in three Providence hospitals have been working since fall 2022 without a contract that would ensure basic safety standards and incorporate their union's common-sense proposals. Portland, Oregon nurses rally for . . . |

Lynda Carson (2023-01-24). Debt limit crisis threatens Social Security and Bay Area subsidized housing renters. indybay.org Lydia Gans Photo Of A San Rafael Tenant Meeting In 2005 That I Helped To Organize With Housing Activist Marion Brady, To Help Save Section 8 Tenants From Losing Their Housing Vouchers. That's Me Standing Near The Back Of The Room In A Red Top And Black Sweater Reading Some Information That I Helped Pass Out To The Tenants:…

Malik Miah (2023-01-24). United States: Police killings rose in 2022 and Black people are the main targets. greenleft.org.au It took a mass civil rights movement to end legal racial segregation in the United States, writes Malik Miah. The same must happen to abolish policing and the corrupt criminal "justice" system.

manager (2023-01-24). Nickels Before Dimes: Concluding Remarks. cepr.net This is the fourteenth in a series of blog posts addressing a report by Diego Escobari and Gary Hoover covering the 2019 presidential election in Bolivia. Their conclusions do not hold up to scrutiny, as we observe in our report Nickels Before Dimes. Here, we expand upon various claims and conclusions that Escobari and Hoover …

manager (2023-01-24). What to Look for In the Fourth Quarter 2022 GDP Report. cepr.net After two consecutive quarters of negative growth in the first half of 2022, the economy grew at a strong 3.2 percent annual rate in the third quarter of the year. We should expect to see a comparably strong fourth quarter, with both consumption and non-residential investment showing healthy growth. A smaller trade deficit should also …

Manuel Aguilar Mora (2023-01-24). Los diez días de 2023 que AMLO nunca olvidará. globalizacion.ca " øCómo veo este año? Lo veo con mucho optimismo". Fue la respuesta del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) a la pregunta que le hicieron en su primera mañanera del año. Una declaración que no podía haber sido más contradictoria…

Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno (2023-01-24). Democracy Is on the Line in Peru. fpif.org With all eyes on

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2023-01-24). Las grandes empresas están detrás de la toma de la Cámara por la extrema derecha. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El hecho de que los republicanos fascistas de derecha hayan podido hacerse cargo de una de las dos cámaras del Congreso es el resultado del fuerte respaldo que han recibido de las principales corporaciones y sus cabilderos. Desmiente la proposición de que se puede contar con las grandes empresas como un aliado confiable o incluso …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-01-24). Republicans give extreme anti-labor N.C. Rep. Foxx power over workers. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., gives the appearance of being somebody's kindly grandmother, gray hair, wire-rimmed glasses and all. But when she talks about workers and unions, the new—and former—chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, now again titled "Education and the Workforce," is anything but. She is the most viciously anti-worker lawmaker who …

Mark Niu (2023-01-24). The NBA welcomes the year of the rabbit. america.cgtn.com Chinese New Year festivities are in full swing around the world.

Michael Fox (2023-01-24). Brazil on Fire: An autopsy of Bolsonaro's failed coup. therealnews.com On Jan. 8th, thousands of Bolsonaro supporters stormed Brazil's capital in a In this update to Brazil on Fire, Michael Fox examines the significance of the failed coup in scattering pro-Bols…

Michael Sainato (2023-01-24). Debt, crowdfunding, or death: America's very broken healthcare system. therealnews.com The United States is the

Mickey Z. (2023-01-24). Healthcare without the Health or Care. dissidentvoice.org "It makes me sick that they were heralded as 'heroes' while they allowed people to suffer and die alone." (I didn't realize it was "part 1" but I posted this last week. It's short so please give it a look before continuing.) Part 2 was inspired by comments that appeared after the first post. …

Mike Ludwig (2023-01-24). The US Finally Removes a Major Barrier to Opioid Addiction Treatment. truthout.org In a major victory for public health and the harm reduction movement, the Biden administration is touting changes to federal drug law that removed a major barrier to accessing buprenorphine, a standard medication for treating opioid dependence and addiction that is crucial for preventing overdose deaths. Advocates gathered at the White House Tuesday to celebrate the passage of the Mainstreaming… |

Morning Star (2023-01-24). Risk of WWIII grows, Ukraine peace talks a must. peoplesworld.org Following is an editorial reprinted from the Morning Star, the UK's daily socialist newspaper: NATO is pushing further escalation of the war in Ukraine — with Germany facing immense pressure from the United States to send tanks to fight Russia. Chancellor Olaf Scholz hesitates. He does so partly because of the historic connotations — panzers …

Natalia Marques (2023-01-24). The US blockade of Cuba hurts medical patients in both countries. peoplesdispatch.org By lifting sanctions against Cuba, people in the US could have access to life-saving treatments being developed in Cuba for diseases which ravage working-class communities each year…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight loss and willpower. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org What does it take to make meaningful, lasting lifestyle changes? Some may argue it takes a fair amount of willpower to develop new habits, but a person can't rely on willpower alone. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Donald Hensrud, a Mayo Clinic physician specializing in nutrition and editor of "The Mayo Clinic Diet," offers strategies that can help people achieve their weight loss goals. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/oxLwLnvU6vA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10)…

NewsOne Staff (2023-01-24). 139 Black Men And Boys Killed By Police. newsone.com UPDATED: 8: 00 a.m. ET, Jan. 24, 2023 | The centuries-old American tradition of But if anybody thought police woul…

North Shore Counter-Info (2023-01-24). Drag Defenders Won 4-0 At Weekend Protests. itsgoingdown.org Report on community defense of LGBTQ+ events across so-called Canada. Originally posted to Northshore Counter-Info and written by Canadian Anti-Hate Network. The far-Right movement is coming hard for the 2SLGBTQ+ community right now, fueled by the anti-trans narratives of accounts like Libs of Tiktok and white supremacists like Tucker Carlson. They're redoing the lavender scare of the…

Olivia Rosane (2023-01-24). Young climate activists at Davos want fossil fuel execs to 'cease and desist' new oil, gas or coal extraction. nationofchange.org "I just think it sends a message of where we're headed right now, if we're putting the heads of fossil fuel companies to lead climate negotiations."

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-24). Nicaragua Stands Out in Latin America With Its Lower Poverty Rate. orinocotribune.com On today's broadcast of Estudio TN8, we talk about how Nicaragua stands out in Latin America in terms of its poverty reduction with economist Frank Matus and sociologist and political analyst Freddy Franco. | Frank Matus: Within Latin America, Nicaragua is among the countries that has best managed to reduce its poverty rate. In 2007, Nicaragua's poverty rate was at 48.3%. After the transition to a Sandinista government, this percentage has been steadily reduced and currently is at 24.9%. | Estudio TN8: How was this possible? | Freddy Franco: I think the key was the arrival of the FSLN government, which proposed a…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-01-24). US Sanctions on Chinese Solar Panels Cripple Its Own Green Agenda and Harm Americans. orinocotribune.com Thanks to political games and the fossil fuel lobby, Washington is shooting itself in the foot on clean energy | According to a recent South China Morning Post This is set to benefit the world and mainly Europe,…

Otis Grotewohl (2023-01-24). Britain sends Kosovo puppet troops to Malvinas NATO base. workers.org Jan. 21 — While NATO prolongs the proxy war against Russia that it provoked 11 months ago as it extended eastward, the imperialist military alliance is also expanding its role in South America. A Jan. 19 article in the German daily newspaper junge Welt reported, "On Friday [Jan. 13], Kosovo . . . |

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-01-24). All US Regulatory Agencies Are Protection Services and Marketing Agents for the "Regulated" Industries. thealtworld.com It has been known for a long time that US streams and lakes are contaminated with highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS. This means that fresh water fish are also contaminated.. But nothing is done about it, because the polluting entities control the EPA and use it as a protection agency. | From a recent report: "The Environmental Protection Agency has known about the health hazards of PFAS for decades but has failed to limit PFAS discharges into the air and water or set cleanup standards. The agency released a woefully inadequate PFAS action plan in 2019 that failed to include deadlines for action, an…

Paul Haeder (2023-01-24). Mental Health Outcomes Tied to "Other Outcomes" dissidentvoice.org You didn't need to hear it from me that the USA is subjected to some of the most insane and inhumane policies tied to the criminal injustice system; tied to mass public K12 education; and corporate overlording; or anti-union activities; also to taxation; or finance; and health care; tied to infrastructure care; or tied to …

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-24). Daily Round-up | Anti-government protests in Peru intensify & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of anti-government protests in Peru intensifying, Iran warning of consequences of the terrorist tag on the IRGC, and Brazil opening investigations into crimes against indigenous people…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-24). Palestinians protest Israeli attempt to forcefully displace hundreds from Khan al-Ahmar village. peoplesdispatch.org Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on Monday, January 23, near Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank to oppose the proposed Israeli plan to forcefully displace the residents by demolishing their village. | The protesters gathered following the calls for demolition issued by ultra right-wing Itamar Ben-Gvir, interior minister in Benjamin Netanyahu's government. It was also rumored that Ben-Gvir would be visiting Khan al-Ahmar along with his cabinet colleague and settler leader Bezalel Smotrich. | Hundreds of Palestinians hold a vigil in Khan Al-Ahmar village, east of occupied Jerusalem, in protest of racist remar…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-01-24). Study throws new light on exploitation of workers in Bangladesh by global fashion brands. peoplesdispatch.org After surveying 1,000 garment factories, the study found that popular fashion brands such as H&M, Zara, and GAP were exploiting workers by engaging in "unfair practices"

Peter Handel (2023-01-24). Media Literacy for Young People Is Crucial — But Rarely Taught in Schools. truthout.org Research tells us that young people between the ages of 8 and 18 spend an average of 11 hours a day engaged with some form of media, and yet we teach them very little about how to analyze and understand what they are seeing and hearing. Unlike some other countries, the United States does not consistently include media literacy training in public school curricula. As a result… |

Peter Koenig (2023-01-24). Perú: øAsediado por EE.UU., la CIA y el Foro Económico Mundial? globalizacion.ca El presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo , socialista del partido "Perú Libre" ("Perú Libre"), fue elegido en las elecciones generales de Perú el 11 de abril de 2021. Ganó las elecciones con un margen de menos del 1%; y fue…

Physicians, Medical Scientists (2023-01-24). Restore Scientific Integrity. Declaration by 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists. globalresearch.ca

Revolution Club, Bay Area ( (2023-01-24). Saturday 1/21: Protest the Christian Fascist "Walk for Life"! indybay.org Powell Street cable car turnaround (1 Powell Street)…

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-24). Black Sea: U.S. deploys airborne, mountain troops to Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Stars and StripesJanuary 23, 2023 Soldiers from 101st Airborne, 10th Mountain divisions expected to deploy to Romania Army units are gearing up for a potential deployment to Europe…in the Black Sea region. Elements from the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and the 10th Mountain Division headquarters are preparing for the mission, the Army …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-24). NATO unity: Poland pressures Germany to send tanks to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 24, 2023 Poland requests German permission to send tanks to Ukraine: deputy PM A Polish deputy prime minister has said that Germany has received an official request from Poland to re-export Leopard 2 tanks to war-torn Ukraine. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday…. The deputy prime minister, who is also …

Rick Rozoff (2023-01-24). NATO's eastern flank: Patriot missile batteries headed to Poland. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJanuary 23, 2023 Poland prepares for arrival of Patriot air defence system from Germany: deputy PM A deputy prime minister has said that Poland is preparing for the arrival and installation of a Patriot air defence system from Germany. Mariusz B≈Çaszczak made the announcement at a news conference in the western Polish city of …

Robert S. Becker (2023-01-24). Old hack Donald lost the farm — but needs a firmer boot. nationofchange.org After all, there's no fool's paradise,/ Unless enough fools gulp bad advice.

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). A Dangerous Drive for a Better Life. america.cgtn.com It was a tragic end for 53 migrants who died inside a poorly ventilated truck outside San Antonio, Texas. While two men have been indicted for those deaths, the wounds in their communities are still open. Harris Withbeck reports from Central Guatemala, where many victims …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). The Beauty of Mexico's Copper Canyon Keeps Attracting Foreign Tourists. america.cgtn.com Deeper and broader than the world-famous Grand Canyon, the hills of northwestern Mexico are also home to some of the most charismatic and fiercely independent tribes in North America. They are the Raramuris, or Tarahumaras, as they are known. Alasdair Baverstock visited the area to …

Roselena Ramirez (2023-01-24). The Sky is Not the Limit for These Spaniard Scientists. america.cgtn.com One of them commands a spaceship taking tourists to space, and the other is a scientist tracking ice bodies on the solar system's edge. What does it take to make a career in Astrophysics? John Zarrella met with two Spaniards who made the stars their …

Sam Pizzigati (2023-01-24). A 'down' year for our deepest pockets?Ôøº. nationofchange.org Billionaire fortunes have shriveled a bit over the past year. Billionaire power hasn't.

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-24). Republicans Want to Raise Retirement Age to 70 as Life Expectancy Is Falling. truthout.org In a time when life expectancy in the U.S. is declining for the first time in decades and Americans can expect on average to enjoy even fewer years of retirement, Republicans are considering a radical plan to shrink the retirement window. House Republicans have been working out the details of their deeply unpopular plan to cut Social Security and Medicare in order to deepen poverty and shackle… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-24). The RNC Is Already Warning Its Nominee Will Boycott 2024 Presidential Debate. truthout.org Ahead of the 2024 presidential election, the chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC) reiterated that the RNC won't let the GOP nominee participate in events organized by a nonpartisan organization that has held presidential debates since 1988. "Don't waste your time," RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel told networks that are applying to become 2024 debate hosts. She reminded them that the RNC has… |

Sharon Zhang (2023-01-24). Warren: Debt Ceiling Crisis Wouldn't Even Exist Without Trump Tax Overhaul. truthout.org Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) dug into Republicans for their willingness to "wreck the economy" over the debt ceiling, pointing out that the GOP is only interested in protecting their rich allies and creating an economic crisis that would reflect poorly on President Joe Biden. In an appearance on MSNBC, Warren said that the conservative regressive tax policies th