2022-12-06: News Headlines

_____ (2022-12-06). How China-Germany Ties Hurt US Strategic Plans. journal-neo.org When German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visited China in early November, it sent shock waves in the Transatlantic Alliance. The visit came only months after NATO declared China as its enemy. The visit's significance also lies in the fact that Olaf is the only leader from G7 to visit China since the COVID-19 pandemic began three …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-12-06). Ukrainian Neo-Nazi Regime Bans Russian Orthodox Church. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2022-12-06). Selected Articles: "No, Putin Did Not Start the War in Ukraine". Towards a U.S. War Against Russia? globalresearch.ca By The United States is deliberately misleading Ukraine so it can use its territory to prosecute its war on …

WSWS (2022-12-06). Attack on two substations leaves nearly all 100,000 residents of Moore County, North Carolina without power. wsws.org Police confirmed that two substations were sabotaged by gunfire Saturday night as a drag show was underway nearby, leaving thousands without power.

WSWS (2022-12-06). DeSantis-backed school boards begin firing superintendents and enacting reactionary measures across Florida. wsws.org Following the election of 25 out of 30 school board candidates endorsed by fascistic Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, school boards across Florida begin firing superintendents who previously enforced school mask mandates in 2021.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part 4. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.

Alexander Neu (2022-12-06). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

Anand Naidoo (2022-12-06). The Heat: Ukraine Conflict. america.cgtn.com The conflict in Ukraine is dragging on without an end in sight. What can be done to achieve peace? Ukraine says Russia has been targeting Ukrainian power infrastructure with missile strikes. The West has responded with economic sanctions, imposing a price cap on Russian oil. …

WSWS (2022-12-06). German government steps up armaments drive and sends more tanks to Ukraine. wsws.org Germany is playing an increasingly aggressive role in the massive rearmament of the Ukrainian army against Russia. According to the government, the total value of licences issued for arms deliveries until 28 November 2022 now amounts to 1.93 billion euros.

Staff (2022-12-06). U.S. sacrifices 33 Georgian soldiers in greater Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Civil GeorgiaDecember 5, 2022 Georgian Dream Members Offer Condolences over Fighters Killed in Ukraine After Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, several members of the Georgian Dream party, including Parliament Speaker Shalva Papuashvili, also made statements offering their condolences to the families of the 5 Georgian fighters who were killed while fighting near the city of Bakhmut, …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-06). Russian Oil Price Cap, EU Sanctions Come Into Effect. news.antiwar.com An EU embargo on Russian oil and a Western-imposed price cap on Russian oil came into effect on Monday as Moscow said it is preparing a response to the policies. The US led the push to impose a price cap on Russian oil, and the EU agreed to set it at $60 per barrel, or …

Infobrics (2022-12-06). Russian and Chinese Governments Discuss Intergovernmental Development of Russian Far East. infobrics.org Plans To Coordinate Trade & Development Between Far East Russia And North-East China, Regional Bilateral Trade Up 45.5%…

Infobrics (2022-12-06). Russia Offers New Nuclear Fuel Solutions for India's Atomic Reactors. infobrics.org Two Russian-designed 1,000-MW pressurised water reactors are currently operational at the Kundankulam power project and four more reactors are being built at the site in Tamil Nadu…

Infobrics (2022-12-06). Russian Railways: Cargo Volumes Through Kamyshovaya — Hunchun Border Crossing Increased by 43%. infobrics.org Russian Railways says 244,000 tons of various cargoes were transported in both directions through the Kamyshovaya (Russia) — Hunchun (China) border crossing at Far Eastern Railways in October 2022, 43.2% more than in the same month last year…

Clayton Morris (2022-12-06). Video: Putin Just Scored a Knockout Blow to Europe and the WEF. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-06). Cloud computing base in NW China speeds up expansion. ecns.cn China has allowed 14 more regions, including Liaoning, Fujian, and Sichuan, to conduct exports of second-hand cars, said a notice from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-06). Presidente Putin inspecciona reapertura del puente de Crimea. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado destacó la importancia de una vía terrestre a Crimea que conecte con las nuevas regiones rusas.

_____ (2022-12-06). A Report-back From The COP27: Building A People's Movement To Solve The Crisis. popularresistance.org Clearing the FOG speaks with Kali Akuno, who is a member of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and the It Takes Roots delegation to the recent COP27, about what happened at the meeting and how they are building a growing global movement to address the climate crisis. Akuno talks about how this COP compared to previous meetings such as the greater influence of the fossil fuel and nuclear industries, repression of political expression, preventing access to movements on the front lines and the destructive influence of the United States' representatives. The COP process is failing and in response, people are crea…

Julia Conley (2022-12-06). Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionariesÔøº. nationofchange.org "It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Democratic Socialists of America scrambles to defend its role in imposing rail contract. wsws.org The Democratic Socialists of America, a pseudo-left faction of the Democratic Party, has been thrown into crisis after three of its four members in the House of Representatives voted in favor of the dictatorial law banning a national rail strike.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-06). Papua New Guinea Says It Can't Get Caught In US and Australia's Standoff With China. news.antiwar.com Papua New Guinea cannot afford to be caught in a standoff between the US, Australia, and China, the country's prime minister told The Guardian. Prime Minister James Marape was invited to Washington in September for a summit with other Pacific nations as the US is looking to gain influence in the region to counter China. …

____ (2022-12-06). Virus control to focus on alleviating symptoms. ecns.cn The target for future COVID-19 epidemic control will focus on alleviating the symptoms of patients as scientists reached the consensus two years ago that the novel coronavirus is not going to disappear…

____ (2022-12-06). Beijing no longer requires COVID test for entering public places. ecns.cn Beijing no longer requires COVID test for entering public places such as markets and office buildings starting Tuesday.

Greg Reese (2022-12-06). Video: Canadian Psychiatric Association Targets Anti-Vaxxers. The Unvaccinated are Categorized As "Having a Mental Problem" Requiring Treatment. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-06). 7 killed, 6 injured as roadside bomb strikes bus in northern Afghanistan. ecns.cn Seven commuters have been confirmed dead and six others injured as a blast struck a bus of government employees in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of northern Balkh province on Tuesday, provincial police spokesman Mohammad Asif Waziri said.

____ (2022-12-06). 33 killed in Colombia landslide. ecns.cn The death toll climbed to 33 from a landslide that buried vehicles along a highway in Colombia over the weekend, Colombian Interior Minister Alfonso Prada said Monday.

Submedia.tv (2022-12-06). System Fail #19: The Woke Mind Virus. itsgoingdown.org Sub.Media returns with a new episode of System Fail, which looks at international news from an anarchist perspective. As the news cycle focuses on an epic battle between those infected with the Woke Mind Virus and so-called defenders of free speech, another virus, virtually forgotten by western governments, has sparked tensions in China. Mired by…

Alex Salmon (2022-12-06). WA stands in solidarity with jailed climate activist Violet CoCo. greenleft.org.au Protesters gathered outside the Perth Magistrates Court to protest the 15-month prison sentence handed to climate activist Violet CoCo for blocking traffic in Sydney. Alex Salmon reports.

Angela (2022-12-06). Saturday 12/3: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "In the Pocket of Oslo" indybay.org

Barry Sheppard (2022-12-06). United States: Open carry laws spur gun violence. greenleft.org.au The United States Supreme Court struck down a state law in June that restricted the carrying of guns in public, reports Barry Sheppard. Since then, 38 states have legislated some form of "open carry" laws, and others are preparing to do the same.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-06). The Raider spirit: The unveiling of the B-21. greenleft.org.au The United States has unveiled its latest deadly weapon of aggression in the Indo-Pacific, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Cam Walker (2022-12-06). Victoria could lead the country in climate action. greenleft.org.au Getting the Victorian government back in the game on energy ownership is good policy and appears to have been widely welcomed in the elections, argues Cam Walker.

Canadian Tire Fire (2022-12-06). Canadian Tire Fire #49: The Struggle Against CGL, Policing in BC, Queer Community Defense. itsgoingdown.org photo: @NovotelTO This week our main stories cover an update on policing in British Columbia, the ongoing struggle against Coastal Gaslink, and community defense for queer-friendly kids events in multiple cities. On November 28th in Toronto, housing insecure people and their supporters occupied the lobby of the hotel in which they were being temporarily housed,…

Dan Bacher (2022-12-06). Oil and gas industry has spent over $30 million in 2021-22 session lobbying CA legislators. indybay.org The oil and gas industry has spent an astounding $30 million to date in the 2021-22 Legislative Session against SB 1137, legislation to mandate buffer zones around oil and gas wells, and other bills they opposed.

Dave Id (2022-12-06). Transphobes Kara Dansky and Lierre Kieth Get Their Hateful Banners Snatched Away in Oakland. indybay.org Some TERFs thought it'd be a good idea to stage an anti-trans "protest" in Oakland and it didn't turn out well for them. They got their two banners snatched, they got pied, and, apparently, they got egged as well.

David Giesen (2022-12-06). Thursday 12/15: Solon's Salon. indybay.org Notable House | 189 Ellsworth St. | San Francisco…

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-12-06). Vaccine Passport, Digital Identity, Social Credit System, Digital Currency (CBDC): An Invisible Prison Has Been Built Just for You. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-06). China-Laos Railway opens up business opportunities. ecns.cn Laotian businessman Phetsamone worked as a driver for three years serving the electricity team of the China-Laos Railway before the line opened to traffic.

____ (2022-12-06). Embassy Spokesperson on the Relevant British Politician's Remarks Related to Taiwan. ecns.cn Taiwan is an inalienable part of China's territory, and Taiwan affairs are purely China's internal affairs.

____ (2022-12-06). Space rice seeds return from orbit. ecns.cn Chinese astronauts onboard the Shenzhou XIV spacecraft have returned with the world's first rice seeds produced in orbit, a feat that allows scientists to probe the effects of microgravity on rice growth.

____ (2022-12-06). Cross-Straits exchanges promoted among youth. ecns.cn Young people from Taiwan participating in an annual event to boost exchanges across the Taiwan Straits are ready to seize opportunities as the mainland advances Chinese-style modernization.

____ (2022-12-06). Open market appeals to foreign investors. ecns.cn Stepped-up efforts to open up China's capital market at the institutional level will help create a regulatory framework more accommodating to overseas investors and thus strengthen the market's global competitiveness.

____ (2022-12-06). Work underway on huge telescope. ecns.cn Scientists from eight countries gathered at sites in South Africa and Australia on Monday to mark the start of construction on the world's biggest radio telescope that it is hoped will offer a first ever view of the formation of the universe.

____ (2022-12-06). Antigen kits could play role in next phase. ecns.cn COVID-19 antigen self-testing could be an important tool for identifying and managing infected people and preventing the virus' spread to highly vulnerable groups, experts said as more cities cut back on nucleic acid testing.

____ (2022-12-06). CDB Securities supports bond segment's further opening-up. ecns.cn China Development Bank Securities, a subsidiary of China Development Bank, is seeking to play a positive role in the country's high-standard opening-up agenda on the back of its bond market expertise, a top executive said.

____ (2022-12-06). Top court takes aim at monopolies and unfair competition. ecns.cn Chinese courts have pledged to put greater effort into solving cases concerning monopolies and unfair competition to maintain the healthy development of capital, according to China's top court.

____ (2022-12-06). Scientists create first map of soil antibiotic resistance genes. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have compiled the world's first distribution map of soil antibiotic resistance genes by using big data from soil metagenomics.

____ (2022-12-06). Opportunities within private pension space. ecns.cn China's emerging private pension industry and high-standard opening-up agenda have brought strategic growth opportunities for Bank of Communications Schroder Fund Management Co Ltd, a top executive said.

____ (2022-12-06). Chinese mainland reports 4,988 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 4,988 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday…

____ (2022-12-06). Railway explosions kill at least 3 in southern Thailand — media report. ecns.cn Explosions at a railway in Thailand's southern Songkhla province killed at least three people and injured four others, local media reported on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-06). China releases plan to promote online TCM services. ecns.cn China has detailed measures to promote the role of information and technology in the development of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025).

____ (2022-12-06). 6.2-magnitude quake jolts western Indonesia, not potential for tsunami. ecns.cn A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's western province of East Java on Tuesday, but did not potentially cause a tsunami, the local meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

____ (2022-12-06). China-Laos-Thailand tripartite cooperation to give substantive boost to sub-regional development: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn The China-Laos-Thailand tripartite cooperation that focuses on the railway sector will give a substantive boost to sub-regional development in the future, and the railway network will increasingly function as a golden route for international logistics, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday.

____ (2022-12-06). China's gasoline, diesel prices see second largest drop this year. ecns.cn China's gasoline and diesel retail prices were reduced by 440 yuan ($62.51) per ton and 425 yuan per ton on Tuesday, respectively, said the country's top economy planner.

____ (2022-12-06). Memorial meeting held to mourn Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn A memorial meeting for Jiang Zemin, who passed away on Nov. 30 at the age of 96, was held Tuesday morning in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

____ (2022-12-06). China rebuts U.S., EU allegations of 'Chinese economic coercion'. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-06). China-Laos-Thailand tripartite co-op on railway sector to boost sub-regional development. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-06). Energy is an important area for cooperation between China and Arab states. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-06). (100 great changes) China builds world's largest container ship. ecns.cn China has entered the race of the world's top shipbuilders, securing a position in the international LNG shipbuilding market.

Eye Zen (2022-12-06). Friday 12/16: Revolution is Not a One Time Event. indybay.org Studio A.C.T @ 30 Grant Avenue san Francisco California 94108…

Final Straw (2022-12-06). Final Straw: The Legacy of Ricardo Flores Magón. itsgoingdown.org Long-running anarchist radio and podcast show the Final Straw looks at the life and legacy of Mexican anarchist leader, Ricardo Flores Magón. Listen and Download HERE We just passed the 100th anniversary of the murder by incarceration and hounding of Mexican Revolutionary anarchist communist Ricardo Flores Magón on 21st of November. For this hour or…

Fuck TERFs (2022-12-06). Monday 12/5: Warning: Transphobes Kara Dansky and Lierre Kieth plan to stage protest in Oakland. indybay.org René C. Davidson Courthouse | 1225 Fallon Street | Oakland, CA 94612…

Global Research (2022-12-06). "The Worldwide Corona Crisis, Global Coup d'Etat Against Humanity" by Michel Chossudovsky. Book Launch. globalresearch.ca

International Human Rights Day Coalition (2022-12-06). Friday 12/9: Unite and Fight for our Rights, Lives, and planet. indybay.org Gather at the New Federal Building 7th and Mission | March to Powell and Market and Union Square…

Isaac Nellist (2022-12-06). Free Violet CoCo, defend the right to protest. greenleft.org.au Climate activists rallied on December 5 to defend the right to protest and free Violet CoCo, who was More than 200 people attended the passionate protest, many holding signs reading "Defend the right to protest", "Say no to repression" and "Free Violet now".

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-06). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

Labor Video Project (2022-12-06). Biden & Republicrats Union Busting Bill Against Railway Workers & Their Fight For Sick Pay. indybay.org The Biden administration with the support of most of the Democrats and Republicans in Congress pushed a bill that imposes a reactionary contract that severely limits sick pay and benefits BNSF railroad owner Warren Buffet and the other railroad corporations.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-06). The UC UAW Workers Strike & The Historic Fight For Housing & Against Privatization At The. indybay.org UCB geographer Gray Brechin who is also author of "Imperial San Francisco" and Harvey Smith who is with the People's Park Historic District Advocacy Group talk about the history of privatization and corporatization of the university and the role of the millionaire and billionaire Regents appointed by California governors.

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2022-12-06). Winter 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org Racist Hate and Migrantphobia Continues Under Biden…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-06). Rain or Shine, Grannies Rage for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Action at Federal Building part of Nationwide Protest…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-06). TERFs Have Problems at Oakland Courthouse. indybay.org Oakland not TERF's turf…

LOL (2022-12-06). Bad Deal: Seeno's and Tagami's Newest Proposal for Concord. indybay.org The latest term sheet proposal by the Concord First (yes, really that's their name) Partners is a bad deal for Concord. Not only is it more of the same sprawl that fails at addressing climate challenges, the proposal reinforces the widening economic disparity in the region.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-12-06). Reflections on Events in Afghanistan: US Brings Culture Wars to Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Malik Miah (2022-12-06). United States: Biden, Congress deny rail workers right to strike, impose employer-friendly contract. greenleft.org.au The United States House of Representatives passed legislation on November 30 to block a national rail strike planned for December 9, reports Malik Miah.

Malik Miah (2022-12-06). United States: Biden, Congress deny rail workers right to strike, imposes employer-friendly contract. greenleft.org.au The United States House of Representatives passed legislation on November 30 to block a national rail strike planned for December 9, reports Malik Miah.

Michael Petrelis (2022-12-06). Killer Robots Rally = Poor Progressive Organizing. indybay.org No reason to be a prop for a useless photo-op on a cold December morning.

Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center (2022-12-06). Saturday 12/17: 14th Annual Peace and Justice Awards Dinner. indybay.org

Neal Resnikoff (2022-12-06). Some Problems With the US Constitution. orinocotribune.com By Neal Resnikoff Dec 4, 2022 | The U.S. Constitution, a product of the rich capitalist ruling class, has a number of serious problems of lack of democracy, some of which plague most of us to this day. Here are a few instances which expose the fallacy of the argument that the U.S. government stands for democracy vs autocracy in the world. | First, it is important to remember that the earliest version of the U.S. Constitution did not allow Blacks, Indigenous people, women, or poor white males to vote. And it supported slavery. | Another example is how the Presidential election results are not based on the po…

____ (2022-12-06). Larry On State Department, And I–On Pipelines. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

People for the American Way (2022-12-06). Sunday 12/4: "Voting Rights: The Struggle To Be Counted" – History Film on Black Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Pepe Escobar (2022-12-06). The Global South Births a New Game-changing Payment System. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar Nov 30, 2022 | Challenging the western monetary system, the Eurasia Economic Union is leading the Global South toward a new common payment system to bypass the US Dollar. | The Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) is speeding up its design of a common payment system, which has been closely discussed for nearly a year with the Chinese under the stewardship of Through its regulatory body, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the EAEU has just extended a very…

Peter Koenig (2022-12-06). Today, We're Living in Orwell's 1984. globalresearch.ca

Phoebe Thomas Sorgen (2022-12-06). Sunday 12/4: Roy Zimmerman Concert & Political Comedy. indybay.org Berkeley – 1924 Cedar St. a block above MLK Wy. | BFUU Hall is midway between downtown and north Berkeley BART stations.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-06). Video: "Imagine All The People": Remember Last Year's Covid-19 Christmas under Lockdown. Will it Happen Again? globalresearch.ca We are told by our governments that It's Christmas under Lockdown. To protect you and your loved ones against the so-called deadly Covid Omicron Variant. The announcement was made on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

Reynard Loki (2022-12-06). We Just Can't Wait for World Leaders to Fix Our Broken Food System. independentmediainstitute.org When global leaders won't save our food system, cities take the lead. By Laura Lee Cascada, Nital Jethalal and Anita Krajnc, Independent Media Institute 7 min read We're facing an unprecedented "code red for humanity," in the words of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres—yet global action has stagnated. The world's eyes are upon the international …

Ron Guy (2022-12-06). International Trade Union Confederation congress campaigns for a just transition. greenleft.org.au Almost 1000 delegates representing more than two hundred workers' organisations in more than 120 countries gathered in Melbourne from November 17-22 for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) 5th Congress, reports Ron Guy.

Rose Ramirez (2022-12-06). Reproductive Rights Repertory on the Streets of San Francisco. indybay.org Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the photographer…

SF on National Day of Action (2022-12-06). Street Theater for Abortion Rights on Anniversary of Dobbs v. Jackson. indybay.org Street theater and songs for abortion rights | 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

Sikh for Truth (2022-12-06). The WEF Reveals the Agenda for Davos 2023. "Cooperation in a Fragmented World". Triggering Economic Chaos, Debt, Poverty and Social Tyranny Worldwide… globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-12-06). Vice President Rodríguez: Venezuela to Continue Economic Recovery in 2023. orinocotribune.com On Monday, December 5, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez led a meeting with the Venezuelan Confederation of Industrialists (Conindustria). Economic expectations and environments for the year 2023 were discussed, with Rodríguez stating that the country will have a favorable economic upturn. | She said that during 2022, positive economic results have been achieved "thanks to the public policies applied and the effort of the private sector to comply with those policies." | The vice president specifically referred to the economic development and prosperity program for Venezuela, saying that it has shown a pos…

Staff (2022-12-06). Adal and Ahmad Musa relaunch hunger strike after their administrative detention is renewed. samidoun.net Adal and Ahmad Musa, two Palestinian prisoners and brothers jailed without charge or trial by the Israeli occupation regime, have relaunched their hunger strike on 5 December 2022 after both of their detention orders were renewed, despite both brothers concluding agreements for their release in order to end their prior hunger strikes. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner …

Staff (2022-12-06). Detained French-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri faces forced deportation at any time #JusticeforSalah. samidoun.net Detained French-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri is threatened with deportation from his homeland, occupied Palestine, at any moment by Israeli occupation regime officials. While his deportation was originally announced for 4 December, he was then ordered held for further hearings on 6 December 2022. However, rather than legally delaying his deportation, he was ordered transferred from …

TERFs Out of Oakland (2022-12-06). Monday 12/5: TERFs Out of Oakland! indybay.org Rene Davidson Courthouse | 1225 Fallon St Oakland CA…

UUSF Forum (2022-12-06). Sunday 12/11: How Factory Farming endangers our future, with Wayne Hsiung. indybay.org In person at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St. San Francisco or on ZOOM…

WSWS (2022-12-06). A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959): One of the science fiction works of the era depicting the consequences of nuclear war. wsws.org Over the decades, the book has sold millions of copies and, despite shortcomings, deserves to be read again today because of the threat of nuclear devastation.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Newswriters at the New York Times have authorized a 24-hour strike set for December 8 over stalled contract talks while workers at the DIANCA shipyard continue a job action over a host of unresolved issues.

WSWS (2022-12-06). 15,000 Minnesota nurses set to strike on December 11. wsws.org The strike for improved pay and staffing would hit 16 hospitals in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and other cities…

WSWS (2022-12-06). Sri Lanka: Brandix factory locks out 1, 0 workers protesting against bonus cut. wsws.org "It is clear that the problems of the workers cannot be solved under the capitalist system. We have to fight for our rights. We need to organize for that."

WSWS (2022-12-06). Australia: Multinational food corporation uses desperate measures against striking Pampas pastry workers. wsws.org Goodman Fielder has attempted to use firefighters and police to intimidate workers in a two-week pay dispute in Melbourne, Victoria.

WSWS (2022-12-06). South Korean unions prepare sell-out of striking truck drivers. wsws.org The unions are isolating striking workers, while mouthing empty militant rhetoric to cover up a future sell-out agreement union bureaucrats hope to impose.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Chinese Communist Party moves towards "herd immunity" policy. wsws.org Confronting economic crisis at home and under the conjoined pressures of international finance capital and the military provocations of US imperialism, the Xi government is scrapping China's Zero-COVID policy that has saved millions of lives.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Pennsylvania and Ohio educators pass resolution supporting railroad workers. wsws.org Pennsylvania and Ohio educators meeting on Thursday evening voted unanimously to approve the statement below and call upon workers to support the railroad workers and oppose the Biden administration and Congress conspiracy to end workers' right to strike.

WSWS (2022-12-06). CUPE rams through sellout contract for 55,000 Ontario education workers after massive propaganda campaign. wsws.org The contract for caretakers, education assistants, administrative staff, and early childhood educators includes an annual wage "increase" of just 3.59 percent, with official inflation running at 7 percent.

WSWS (2022-12-06). Climate change protester jailed for 15 months in Australia. wsws.org This punishment highlights the resort by governments—Labor and Liberal-National alike—to draconian anti-protest laws to try to suppress opposition to their pro-business agenda.

Zeta Henderson (2022-12-06). Changes needed for sexual assault victim/survivors to receive justice. greenleft.org.au Australia's adversarial justice system effectively puts the victim/survivor on trial and retraumatises them all over again. Urgent changes are needed Zeta Henderson argues.

WSWS (2022-12-06). ILO report reveals deepening cuts in real wages. wsws.org A report issued by the International Labour Organisation has blown apart the claims by capitalist governments and central bankers around the world that interest rate hikes, now threatening to drive significant areas of the world economy into recession, are necessary to "fight inflation" by suppressing wage demands.

Anonymous765 (2022-12-06). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — December 6, 2022. 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. | 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…

Dana Drugmand (2022-12-06). Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud caseÔøº. nationofchange.org Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.

____ (2022-12-06). China expands second-hand car exports. ecns.cn China has allowed 14 more regions, including Liaoning, Fujian, and Sichuan, to conduct exports of second-hand cars, said a notice from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

____ (2022-12-06). Airline works to help students get home. ecns.cn China Southern Airlines, one of the three major airlines in China, is operating 16 customized flights as of Tuesday, to help ensure that university and college students to be able to return home for winter holiday.

____ (2022-12-06). Chinese company's steel cables touch World Cup. ecns.cn China is making contributions to the FIFA World Cup finals that are underway in Qatar.

____ (2022-12-06). Post-2020 global biodiversity framework to dominate key UN conference. ecns.cn The adoption of a post-2020 global biodiversity framework is top of the agenda at a major upcoming United Nations conference as the world faces "the greatest loss of species on Earth since the dinosaurs' demise."

____ (2022-12-06). Water projects in Tibet proceed. ecns.cn Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been affecting the Tibet autonomous region since early August, the region has been making efforts to resume its water conservation projects.

____ (2022-12-06). Possibility of severe illness or death from Omicron low, experts say. ecns.cn With the weakening pathogenicity of the Omicron variant, the rates of hospitalization, severe illness or fatality from Omicron have been significantly reduced.

____ (2022-12-06). Travel to Hainan eased, COVID measures adjusted. ecns.cn Eleven cities and counties in Hainan, including Haikou, Sanya, Danzhou and Wenchang, have adjusted their epidemic prevention and control management measures to allow easier access to the island province.

____ (2022-12-06). Forum in Hong Kong on 1992 Consensus stresses one-China principle. ecns.cn A forum held in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1992 Consensus stressed the one-China principle and opposed "Taiwan independence."

____ (2022-12-06). Funeral committee expresses gratitude for condolences over Jiang Zemin's passing. ecns.cn Comrade Jiang Zemin's Funeral Committee issued an announcement on Tuesday expressing gratitude for the condolences received over Jiang's passing.

____ (2022-12-06). China phases out 4,000 tons of ODS over past 30 years. ecns.cn After 30 years of unremitting efforts, China has phased out a total of 4,000 tons of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since its accession to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, contributing significantly to climate change mitigation and ozone layer protection, the country's Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday.

____ (2022-12-06). Asia's manufacturing PMI slumps to below again since August 2020. ecns.cn The Asian Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) dropped to 49.4 in November, a decrease of 0.9 percent from the previous month, data released by China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing showed Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-06). Chinese scientists solve pre-harvest sprouting for rice and wheat. ecns.cn A Chinese research team from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (IGDB) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) recently identified key genes used to control pre-harvest sprouting of rice and wheat.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-06). Hundreds of UC UAW Strikers March & Rally In Sacramento At Capitol. indybay.org Hundreds of striking UC UAW education workers marched and rallied in Sacramento against the union busting and refusal of the administration to meet their demands for living wages, a COLA and. housing.

Norman Solomon (2022-12-06). Biden Wants to Prevent a Strong Primary Challenge. He Shouldn't Get Away With It. indybay.org

Robert S. Becker (2022-12-06). Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke. nationofchange.org The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Sam Pizzigati (2022-12-06). Tax the rich? We did that onceÔøº. nationofchange.org

Staff (2022-12-06). Cuba-CARICOM: "Ellos rompieron el aislamiento diplomático" cubadebate.cu Este 6 de diciembre, en Barbados, tendrá lugar la VIII Cumbre Cuba-CARICOM. Aunque no es sólo conmemorativa, la reunión celebra 50 años de relaciones de la mayor de las Antillas con esa fuerte comunidad. A propósito de la cita, a la que asiste el primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido y presidente cubano, al frente de una delegación de ministros de diversas áreas, dialogamos con el presidente de la Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe de la Universidad de La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-06). OUT 27: Arranque feliz y con lechada (9-0) frente a Islas Vírgenes USA. cubadebate.cu Cuba arrancó con victoria por la vía de la lechada (9-0) contra Islas Vírgenes USA en el segundo día de la IV Copa del Caribe de Béisbol, con un nombre sobresaliente desde el box: el camagàºeyano José Ramón Rodríguez, en tanto Luis Vicente Mateo (4-2) y Héctor Labrada (2-1 con tubey e impulsada) lo respaldaron a la ofensiva.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-12-06). Cuba y Barbados ratifican voluntad de cooperación y solidaridad. telesurtv.net Díaz-Canel se reunió con la primera ministra, Mia Mottley, para afianzar los lazos de amistad y cooperación bilateral.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-06). Archivan denuncias contra vicepresidenta peruana, Dina Boluarte. telesurtv.net El informe final, presentado por el legislador, Edgard Reymundo, fue aprobado con 13 votos a favor y ocho en contra.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-12-06). Secretario de ALBA-TCP sostiene encuentro con António Guterres. telesurtv.net Llorenti resaltó que entre los temas tratados están los bloqueos impuestos a Cuba y Venezuela, así como las medidas coercitivas unilaterales contra Nicaragua.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-06). Presidente Arce: Bolivia no permitirá nueva pérdida de territorio. telesurtv.net Para Luis Arce, la propuesta de revisar la relación política de Santa Cruz con Bolivia responde a intereses particulares.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-06). Presidente de Cuba arriba a Barbados en visita oficial. telesurtv.net Tras su llegada, el dignatario cubano se reunió con la presidenta de Barbados, Sandra Mason.

TeleSUR, gao, DRL (2022-12-06). Argentinos se movilizan en respaldo a Cristina Fernández. telesurtv.net Los sindicalistas marcharán por Buenos Aires para denunciar el acoso judicial sobre Cristina, con falsas acusaciones.

TeleSUR, gao, DRL (2022-12-06). Corea del Norte responde maniobras con disparos al mar de Japón. telesurtv.net Corea del Norte insta a Corea del Sur y Estados Unidos a detener los ejercicios militares provocativos en la frontera.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-12-06). Perú registra 22.000 aves marinas muertas por gripe aviar. telesurtv.net Sanidad aclara que no es un peligro de salud para los humanos, aunque no se debe entrar en contacto con los cadáveres de las aves.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-12-06). øCómo fue la primera victoria electoral de Hugo Chávez en 1998. telesurtv.net El 2 de febrero 1999, Hugo Chávez asumió la presidencia de Venezuela con un juramento que marcó el inicio de un profundo proceso de cambios en e país suramericano.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-06). Silvia Federici: Elogio del cuerpo que baila. indybay.org Un fragmento de "Ir más allá de la piel. Repensar, rehacer y reivindicar el cuerpo en el capitalismo contemporáneo", nuevo libro de Silvia Federici…

Staff (2022-12-06). Falleció Ronaldo Veitía, entrenador emblemático de judo cubano. cubadebate.cu Ronaldo Veitía, entrenador emblemático de judo cubano, falleció hoy en La Habana. Su contribución a la grandeza del judo femenino cubano le asegura un lugar de honor en la historia de nuestro deporte. Veitía es un entrenador reconocido a nivel mundial, pues bajo su mando, las judocas cubanas obtuvieron numerosas coronas mundiales y olímpicas.

Staff (2022-12-06). Reportan sismo perceptible al sur de la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-06). En cumplimiento del deber, película argentina sobre lavado de dinero y corrupción, será proyectada en La Habana. cubadebate.cu La película argentina En cumplimiento del deber participará en la sección Latinoamérica en Perspectiva de la 43 edición del Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, que se desarrolla en La Habana. En la proyección del filme (68 minutos), el día 8 de diciembre a las 5: 30 p.m. en el cine 23 y 12, estarán su director Jorge Gaggero y el productor Renato Miari.

Staff (2022-12-06). Brasil clasifica a cuartos de final tras vencer a Corea del Sur. telesurtv.net La Verdeamarela mostró su dominio del partido desde el inicio al marcar cuatro goles antes de finalizar el primer tiempo.

TeleSUR, as, MER (2022-12-06). Portugal y Suiza buscarán su pase a cuartos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net La selección de Portugal llega como líder del Grupo H, mientras que Suiza quedó en el segundo lugar del Grupo G.

TeleSUR, DRL, MER (2022-12-06). Aumenta a 34 cifra de muertos tras deslizamiento de tierra en Risaralda, Colombia. telesurtv.net Entre los fallecidos fueron identificados ocho menores hasta el momento, indicó la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-12-06). Sube a 21 total de muertes por meningitis en Durango, México. telesurtv.net Del total de muertes, 20 corresponden a mujeres y una a un hombre. En las últimas horas fallecieron dos mujeres más…

TeleSUR, em, JCM (2022-12-06). Croacia avanza a cuartos de final tras derrotar a Japón. telesurtv.net Esta es la cuarta vez que Japón llega a los octavos de final de una Copa del Mundo de la FIFA.

TeleSUR, ev, MER (2022-12-06). Marruecos se enfrentará a España en octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Este será el segundo encuentro en una Copa del Mundo entre ambas selecciones, luego que se enfrentaran en la fase de grupos de Rusia 2018.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-06). Golpistas y opositores de Sudán firman acuerdo de transición. telesurtv.net El texto firmado estipula el protocolo para la conformación de un gobierno civil encabezado por un primer ministro.

TeleSUR, jap, MER (2022-12-06). Zurda Infinita destaca clasificación de Brasil a cuartos. telesurtv.net El invitado de esta edición del programa fue el exfutbolista Marcos Senna, quien habló sobre Brasil y su opinión de esta Copa del Mundo…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-06). Nueve mil familias afectadas por incendios en los Yungas, Bolivia. telesurtv.net El viceministro de Salud, Álvaro Terrazas, indicó que se está controlando la situación y que existe apoyo de médicos especialistas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-06). Asesinan a líder campesino en el suroeste de Guatemala. telesurtv.net El padre del occiso Eusebio Carcamo confirmó que Tereso, de 41 años, pertenecía al movimiento indígena y campesino de Guatemala, Comité de Desarrollo Campesino..

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-12-06). Bolivia alerta que 18 pueblos indígenas están en riesgo de desaparecer. telesurtv.net En el oriente, los yuracarés del Territorio Indígena y Parque Nacional Isiboro-Sécure (TIPNIS) están en riesgo porque su cultura y su lengua se van perdiendo.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-12-06). Ataque de fuerzas armadas de Ucrania dejan 10 muertos en Lugansk. telesurtv.net Las autoridades confirmaron que las tropas ucranianas también bombardearon la ciudad de Górlovka durante la noche.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-12-06). Unicef alerta desplazamiento masivo de 37 millones de niños. telesurtv.net La situación se ha recrudecido exponencialmente a lo largo de 2022, especialmente debido a la guerra en Ucrania.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-06). Piden ante ONU reparaciones históricas a los afrodescendientes. telesurtv.net Francia Márquez propuso acciones de condonación de deuda externa como camino de reparación histórica para los pueblos afrodescendientes.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-06). Reportan dos heridos en tiroteo cerca de escuela en Boston, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Las víctimas son del sexo masculino, fueron trasladadas al hospital y se espera que sobrevivan.

TeleSUR, rzr, YSM (2022-12-06). Presidente de Perú juramenta a nuevo ministro de Defensa. telesurtv.net Se trata de Emilio Gustavo Bobbio Rosas, doctor en Ciencias Políticas y bachiller en Ciencias Militares.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-12-06). Colombia registra masacre número 92 durante el 2022. telesurtv.net Tras la masacre, las autoridades del Norte de Santander reportaron que en las últimas semanas se ha redoblado la seguridad en la zona.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-12-06). Aumenta a 22 la muertes por meningitis en Durango, México. telesurtv.net Las autoridades no descartan que la cifra de fallecidos a causa del brote de meningitis aumente en los próximos días.

Staff (2022-12-06). Al Jazeera demanda a Israel por el asesinato de periodista palestina. telesurtv.net Abu Akleh, corresponsal de televisión de Al Jazeera durante 25 años, fue asesinada por las fuerzas israelíes el 11 de mayo.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-12-06). Registran 10 muertos en México por pugna entre sicarios. telesurtv.net La escalada de violencia en los estados de Sonora y Baja California, se debe a la lucha por el control del tráfico de drogas, principalmente.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-12-06). Unicef reclama financiación de emergencia para niños afectados. telesurtv.net Unicef llama a facilitar 10.300.000.000 de dólares para asistir a niños en situaciones de emergencia en 155 países.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-06). Cristina Fernández espera sentencia sobre la causa Vialidad. telesurtv.net Los imputados seguirán al veredicto por videoconferencia tras la última intervención del exjefe provincial de vialidad.

TeleSUR, lsl, HR, DRL (2022-12-06). Impacto de la Doctrina Monroe en América Latina y el Caribe. telesurtv.net En febrero de 2018, el entonces secretario de Estado, Rex Tillerson, aseguró que la Doctrina "es tan relevante hoy como el día en que fue escrita".

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-12-06). Gobierno de China rinde homenaje a expresidente Jiang Zemin. telesurtv.net Tras conocerse la noticia del fallecimiento, Gobiernos, personalidades e instituciones de todo el mundo expresaron condolencias y resaltaron su legado.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-12-06). Argentina supera los 940 casos confirmados de viruela símica. telesurtv.net Segun ministerio de salud de Argentina ubicó la existencia del virus en 16 provincias, siendo La Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, la que mayor casos reporta…

TeleSUR, SH (2022-12-06). Atentado bomba deja al menos siete muertos en Afganistán. telesurtv.net Las autoridades informaron que por el momento ningún grupo insurgente ha reivindicado la autoría del ataque.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-06). China relaja restricciones en varias ciudades por el Covid-19. telesurtv.net La viceprimera ministra china, Sun Chunlan, abogó la semana pasada por pasar a una nueva fase en la lucha contra la pandemia.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-06). Is AFL-CIO Pres Schuler Betraying US Labor Movement In Rail Fight? LA Union Leader Speaks. indybay.org AFL-CIO president Liz Schuler has said that " "I commend and thank | rail workers and their unions for tenaciously taking on some of the biggest corporations in America over the last three years to reach a contract." The bill that was passed imposed an agreement that left out sick pay. Los Angeles Roofer's Local 36 Business Manager Cliff Smith discusses why this is a betrayal during this interview.

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). Arnold August: Dems Seek Political Gain by Pretending Opposition To Right-wing Fascism (Interview). orinocotribune.com A Canadian expert on American internal affairs, Arnold August, says the Democrats' opposition to the "right-wing fascism" is not genuine. | "The interest of the Democrats and its media, such as CNN, is not to oppose right-wing fascism but rather to build a straw man for political gain in order to cover their own traces," August, a member of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), tells the Tehran Times. | August also says people in Europe and the United States know that "the US/NATO war against Russia" is cause of the recent inflation, unprecedented in decades. | Following is the text of the interview: | Q: Inflation…

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). Arnold August: Dems Seek Political Gain by Pretending Opposition To Right-wing Fascism. orinocotribune.com By Mohammad Hassan Nikbin — Nov 22, 2022 | A Canadian expert on American internal affairs, Arnold August, says the Democrats' opposition to the "right-wing fascism" is not genuine. | "The interest of the Democrats and its media, such as CNN, is not to oppose right-wing fascism but rather to build a straw man for political gain in order to cover their own traces," August, a member of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), tells the Tehran Times. | August also says people in Europe and the United States know that "the US/NATO war against Russia" is the cause of unprecedented inflation in recent decades. | Follow…

____ (2022-12-05). (Italiano) Verso un Nuovo Ordine InternazionaleUna Prospettiva Nonviolenta. transcend.org Come l'industria delle armi sta portando l'umanità all'autodistruzione.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Nigerian President: Ukraine Weapons 'Filtering' to Lake Chad Region. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black markets around the world, the Neo-Nazi junta keeps insisting that this is not the case and that it's all just "Russian propaganda" aiming to cause a rift between Kiev and the political West. However, the…

Olga Zinoviev (2022-12-05). Intervista a Olga Zinoviev: "L'intero Occidente in guerra contro la Russia" globalresearch.ca In questa puntata di Grandangolo Dentro la Notizia riportiamo l'intervista integrale (di cui abbiamo anticipato un estratto in Grandangolo 72), effettuata a Mosca da Jean Toschi Marazzani Visconti, a Olga Zinoviev, responsabile del Centro internazionale di ricerca e …

_____ (2022-12-05). Can An American Scientist Who Smuggled Critical Nuclear Secrets to the Russians After World War II Be Considered a "Good Guy"? New Film Says Yes. strategic-culture.org Controversial New Documentary Reveals How A Teenage Army Physicistnewsauthor">D Ted Hall Saved The Russian People From A Treacherous U.S. Sneak Attack In 19 -51—And May Well Have Prevented A Global Nuclear Holocaust | By Ron RIDENOUR | The provocative documentary "A Compassionate Spy" tells the amazing but almost unknown story of a "near-genius" Harvard physics major, who at age 17, was selected to help develop an atom bomb before the Nazis did. | At 18, after graduating from Harvard, Ted was the youngest physicist to work on the atomic bombs at Los Alamos, New Mexico. He worked with uranium and the implosion syst…

John V. Walsh (2022-12-05). If Zelensky Called Taiwan's Prez Tsai after Her Electoral Rout … dissidentvoice.org In recent local elections in Taiwan, the Party of President Tsai Ing-wen, the US-allied, pro-secessionist candidate lost badly. We have obtained a recording of a phone conversation that she received from Ukraine's Volodymor Zelensky in the wake of that defeat. Volodymor Zelensky: Tsai, how are you doing? We have not spoken in months. Sorry for …

_____ (2022-12-05). West Lays Down Conditions For Withdrawing Support For Riots. popularresistance.org The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Arabic-language al-Alam television news network on Monday that the states have suggested that they would adopt the approach on the condition that Iran starts to unconditionally and abundantly inject crude oil and natural gas into global energy markets, which remain unstable in the wake of Russia's military campaign in neighboring Ukraine and coercive measures against Moscow. | He went on to note that the Islamic Republic has also been asked to completely yield to the demands put forward by representatives of three European countries — Britain, Franc…

_____ (2022-12-05). Israel's Nuclear Menacing Of The Middle East. popularresistance.org As Western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many Western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic Western hypocrisy. | "The Conference on the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction" was held between Nov. 14-18, with the sole purpose of creating new standards of accountability that, as should have always been the case, be applied equally to all Middle Eastern countrie…

_____ (2022-12-05). An Under the Radar Religious Pogrom in Vibrantly Democratic Ukraine. strategic-culture.org What fool was it who said that the collective West, the fabled City on the Hill whose "values" are universal and binding on all, is amoral? A greater untruth was never uttered. | Of course, the West espouses and acts according to specific moral principles. But these principles need to be identified and their effects unequivocally recognized. | The moral doctrine which governs the conduct of the collective West will be sought in vain in the Bible or the Quran, in the ethical or political writings of Aristotle, or in the precepts of Confucius and the other sages of the East. That rather little known moral doctrine…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Airbases Deep Inside Russia Rocked By Explosions; New Wave Of Airstrikes Pummel Ukraine. southfront.org Originally published on Monday saw another major escalation in the Ukraine war as Russian media reported that explosions rocked two air bases in Russia, suggesting Ukrainian forces could be seeking to launch missiles deep into Russian territory, though the exact cause or type of weapon behind the explosions are unknown. It could also possibly be another "

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). In Video 18+: Ukrainian Servicemen Killing Their Brothers In Arms. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Vodyanoye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck an ammo depot near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kramatorsk with high-precision missiles; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Chervonopopovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kupyansk; | The Russian Army repelled…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Warns Western Weapons For Ukraine Are Ending Up In Africa. southfront.org : A screenshot taken from a video released by Boko Haram in 2014 shows the leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau.At least a dozen major terrorist groups operate in Nigeria, including the infamous Boko Haram, and the inflow of weapons that could easily end up in their hands is the last thing the West African nation needs. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black mar…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Russian Missiles Back In Ukraine, Hit More Energy Facilities. southfront.org Air alert is sounding in all regions of Ukraine. After more than two weeks after the latest Russian strikes in Ukraine, Russian missiles resumed their attacks on December 5. | According to the Ukrainian authorities, Russian missiles have been hitting at Ukrainian military and infrastructure facilities for more than an hour. Immediately after the first strikes, the "second wave" of missile attacks was declared. | So far, at least six explosions have been reported by the local residents in…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Ukrainian Military Killed At Least 4 Civilians in Donetsk On December 5, 2022 (Photos, Videos 18+). southfront.org Since the early morning on December 5, the Ukrainian military have been shelling civilians in the city of Donetsk. According to the DPR Representative Office in the JCCC, the following information about civilian casualties in the cities of the Republic was received : | 4 civilians were killed in the Kievsky district of Donetsk: | an unidentified man was killed on the Artem Street; | man born in 1973 was killed on the Kolomenskiy str, 10; | two men, one of them born in 1975, were killed on…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Why Is Donetsk Still Being Shelled By Ukrainian Forces Almost 10 Months After Russian Operations Began? southfront.org Amid the ongoing military offensive of Russian troops and PMCs on Donbass front lines, many people wonder: Why is the…

Brittani Banks (2022-12-05). Sanctions Batter Russia as the Kremlin Attempts to Overcome Them. independentmediainstitute.org Immediately after the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the U.S., the UK, and the EU placed major sanctions on Russia to constrict its economy and restrain its war effort. Having been updated several times since, these sanctions have compounded the effects of the previous sanctions placed on Russia in 2014 after it annexed …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Says Weapons From Ukraine are Winding Up in Africa. news.antiwar.com Nigeria's president has warned that weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine are winding up in the hands of "terrorists" in the Lake Chad region of Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari made the comments last week from the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to a press release from his office, Buhari drew attention "to the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Explosions Hit Air Bases Deep Inside Russia, Killing Three Russian Soldiers. news.antiwar.com Explosions hit two Russian air bases deep inside Russian territory early Monday morning, killing three Russian soldiers and damaging two aircraft, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Blasts were reported at the Dyagilevo airfield in the Ryazan Oblast and Engels airfield in the Saratov Oblast, two locations that are over 250 miles from the Ukrainian border. …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). US Army Plans 'Dramatic' Increase in Ammunition Production as Ukraine Aid Drains Stockpiles. news.antiwar.com The US Army is planning a "dramatic" increase in the production of 155mm artillery rounds as the US has sent a staggering amount of ammunition to Ukraine over the past eight months. According to a Pentagon fact sheet released at the end of November, the US has sent Ukraine 924,000 155mm artillery rounds to Ukraine …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Raytheon Gets $1.2 Billion Contract to Produce Air Defense System for Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Daniel Kovalik: "World War III Has Begun" libya360.wordpress.com Dan Kovalik and Mohsen Abdelmoumen American lawyer and peace activist Daniel Kovalik DR The American lawyer and peace activist visited Donetsk where, he says in this interview, the Ukrainian army bombed a school, a football stadium and a monastery, without the Western media reporting these war crimes. The author of the book "The Plot To Overthrow…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Merkel Reveals West's Duplicity. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter Russian President Vladimir Putin with then German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 10, 2015, at the Kremlin. (Russian Government) Recent comments by former German Chancellor Angela Merkel shed light on the duplicitous game played by Germany, France, Ukraine and the United States in the lead-up to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February. While the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Twelve Points on the NATO-Russian Ukrainian War. libya360.wordpress.com Gordon M. Hahn Kyiv 2023 will see intensified Western efforts in the former Soviet Russian periphery to include the efforts to: turn Armenia and Central Asia west and away from Russia; continue Western, Ukrainian, and Russian attacks on civilian infrastructure in and around the Russo-NATO Ukrainian war; foment color revolution in Belarus, including infiltrating Ukrainian-based…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-12-05). New Report Details How Vast Military Spending By the Richest Countries Greatly Accelerates Climate Crisis. covertactionmagazine.com So why do climate justice groups like 350.org support the war in Ukraine? While the world's climate negotiators gathered for the COP27 summit in Egypt, a new report published by the Transnational Institute, a Dutch think tank, emphasizes how rising global military spending is a great threat to efforts to combat climate change. According to …

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-05). Latest Ukraine Psycho Fear Porn: "Mail Bombs" and "Pig Eyes" globalresearch.ca

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-05). Ukraine: An "Afghanistan" in the Heart of Europe. globalresearch.ca

Mike Whitney (2022-12-05). "No, Putin Did Not Start the War in Ukraine". Towards a U.S. War against Russia? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-05). Necessary Illusions Even the narrative of the EU as a geo-strategic player has now burst. strategic-culture.org Europe is destined to become an economic backwater. It has 'lost' Russia — and soon China. And is finding it has lost its standing in the world, too, Alastair Crooke writes. | Something odd is afoot in Europe. Britain recently has been '

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Military Situation In Syria On December 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 5, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 4 in Latakia province, 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Hama province; | On December 5, the SDF artillery shelled Turkish base in Dabiq area; | On December 4, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions near Ain Issa town; | Five SDF members were killed by the Turkish Army in the Euphrates Shield, Peace Spring and Olive Branch areas in the northern Syria,…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). USAID Boosts Funding To NGO's And Media In CIS countries to reduce Russian influence. southfront.org It is unlikely that Washington will be able to decouple Central Asia from Russia, even though it will falsely paint some trade initiatives as major successes or game changing. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded so-called "democracy support" to the tune of $248 million in the second half of 2022 in countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). In comparison, the "humanitaria…

Anonymous765 (2022-12-05). Oil War: Price Cap On Russian Oil Came Into Force. southfront.org |

____ (2022-12-05). Jan Oberg in China Daily: Abolish NATO and Build Peace Instead. transcend.org While most organisations are evaluated and reformed as time goes by, NATO isn't. It has become sacrosanct and criticism of its operations silenced. In Western media, it is always called the "defensive" alliance. It does not see itself as party to the conflict with Russia…

____ (2022-12-05). 'Zombie' Viruses Are Thawing in Melting Permafrost Because of Climate Change. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – Ancient viruses are locked in Russia's permafrost. We may soon get a peek.

____ (2022-12-05). Key project of China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline is completed. ecns.cn A key construction project of the China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline was completed on Saturday. It will allow Russian gas to cross the Yangtze River to reach Shanghai.

Editor (2022-12-05). Macron Says Security Guarantees for Russia Needed for Future Peace Deal. scheerpost.com

Infobrics (2022-12-05). Brazil and Russia: What Can Russia Expect from the New Government of Lula da Silva. infobrics.org Relations between Brazil and Russia have historically been marked by periods of estrangement and rapprochement…

Infobrics (2022-12-05). Russia Becomes No. 1 Oil Supplier for India. infobrics.org Russia has become India's Top Oil supplier, edging past the traditionally dominant suppliers Saudi Arabia and Iraq, according to the energy cargo tracker Vortexa…

James G. Rickards (2022-12-05). Narrative versus Reality: "Sorry, Russia Is Winning the War" globalresearch.ca

John J. Mearsheimer (2022-12-05). We're Playing Russian Roulette: John Mearsheimer. globalresearch.ca

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-05). Hypocrites and Psychopaths: EU's Russia War Crimes Tribunal. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). OPEC+ Keeps Output Target Unchanged Amid Uncertainties. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, agreed to stick to its oil output target against the backdrop of sliding crude prices and an imminent Western countries' price cap on Russian oil. | RELATED: | According to a statement released after the 34th OPEC+ ministerial meeting, the oil-producer alliance decided to reaffirm the decision of its previous ministerial meeting in early October, where it agr…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Over 2 000 Dead Seals Found in the Caspian Sea. telesurenglish.net At least 2 0 seals were found dead off the coast of the Caspian Sea in Dagestan, Russia, according to the region's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. | RELATED: | Hypoxia is believed to be the most likely cause of the seals' deaths, Svetlana Radionova of Russia's natural resources monitoring agency Rosprirodnadzor told state-run Rossiya 24 television. | Radionova said scientists are investigating whether natural gas emi…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Russia Readies Its Response to the $60 per Barrel Cap. telesurenglish.net Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov spoke out against the 60 dollars per barrel cap on Russian oil exports agreed by the EU, the G7 and Australia last week. The Kremlin views this measure one aiming at destabilizing world energy markets. | RELATED: | The price cap agreed in June as part of the EU's sixth package of sanctions against Russia came into force this Monday, December 5. Speaking to the press today, Peskov said that "the deci…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Vladimir Putin Drove Over Crimean Bridge, Restored After Terrorist Attack. southfront.org | Traffic was restored along the repaired part of the Crimean bridge. The damaged part of the bridge was repaired two months after the the terrorist attack. The explosion hit the Crimean bridge on the morning of October 8. As a result, a fire broke out and two spans of the automobile part of the bridge were damaged. Four civilians were killed in the explosion. | On December…

Editor (2022-12-05). Scott Ritter: Merkel Reveals West's Duplicity. scheerpost.com

Alejandro Marcó del Pont (2022-12-05). Putin no es idiota, øBiden sí? globalizacion.ca Estados Unidos vive una guerra perpetua, sea esta, bélica, financiera, comercial o tecnológica. Zeus deseaba castigar a los hombres después de que Prometeo les entregara el fuego robado del Olimpo. | Para eso, y por orden del mandamás, Hefesto fabricó una…

_____ (2022-12-05). Leading 'Sustainable' Investment Funds Backing Fossil Fuels, Research Finds. popularresistance.org Major investment funds available to UK consumers are marketing themselves as "sustainable" and "ethical" while financing fossil fuel companies, research has found. | Numerous asset managers are using "green" terms in their branding despite investing in oil giants, with the worst performer being a fund managed by BlackRock, a report by the Ethical Consumer magazine shows. | The news comes amid growing scrutiny of "greenwashing" in the investment world, with the Financial Conduct Authority currently consulting on new rules to tackle the issue and HSBC recently having a series of adverts banned for misleading custom…

Shefali Luthra (2022-12-05). Even Abortion Ban States Push for Further Restrictions on Reproductive Health. truthout.org Originally published by The 19th. As statehouses across the country prepare for next year's legislative sessions — most for the first time since Roe v. Wade was overturned — Republican lawmakers are pushing for further restrictions on reproductive health, even in states where abortion is already banned. But fissures are already emerging. Now, anti-abortion lawmakers must decide if they will push… |

____ (2022-12-05). Australian PM Tells USA to Drop Charges against Julian Assange. transcend.org 30 Nov 2022 – Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese today said that he has personally asked the US government to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is an Australian citizen. His comments came after five major news organizations finally spoke out for Assange.

____ (2022-12-05). Cryptome Founder Asks to Be Indicted with Assange. transcend.org 30 Nov 2022 – John Young, the founder of the Cryptome website, has asked the U.S. Justice Department to also indict him as he published un-redacted State Dept. files before WikiLeaks did.

_____ (2022-12-05). Blowback from US Midterm Elections for 2-Party System. journal-neo.org Much of what is published about the impact of the Midterm elections in the US must be taken with a grain of salt, not at face value. It is a lot more complicated than just that the Republicans have squeaked a majority in the House of Representatives and the Democrats in the Senate. Democrats may …

_____ (2022-12-05). How is the investigation of the Itaewon tragedy proceeding? journal-neo.org We are continuing with the series of materials covering the tragedy that took place on October 29, 2022 in Seoul's Itaewon district where 158 people (as of now) died in a stampede in a narrow alley. Who is investigating and how is it going? A special investigation unit of 475 people has been set up …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Lebanese Crisis and its Aftermath. journal-neo.org Lebanese legislators have failed for the seventh time to elect a successor to former president Michel Aoun, even as the absence of a president hinders efforts to rescue an economy that has fallen into the abyss. Parliament is split between supporters of the Hezbollah group and its opponents, and none of them has a clear …

_____ (2022-12-05). Abahlali baseMjondolo's Fight For Dignity And Land, 17 Years On. popularresistance.org 17 years ago, the residents of 12 informal settlements in the city of Durban came together and formed Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM), or 'shack dwellers' in Zulu. The movement emerged at a time of widespread mobilizations against the ruling African National Congress' failure to fulfill its promises to provide services and housing for the poor in post-apartheid South Africa. | "What do we want?" AbM's founding member and president, then 30 year-old S'bu Zikode had asked in 2005, "The basics. Water, electricity, sanitation, land, and housing." | Over the following years, AbM grew into a militant collective with more t…

_____ (2022-12-05). Haitians Protest Against Racist Deportations From Dominican Republic. popularresistance.org On Tuesday, November 29, hundreds of Haitians protested in Port-au-Prince against the mass deportations of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent from the Dominican Republic. The protest was called by the Haiti chapter of the Assembly of Caribbean People (ACP). | The protesters gathered in front of the embassy of the Dominican Republic in Port-au-Prince and demanded that Dominican authorities end the indiscriminate deportations and the inhumane treatment of Haitians on the other side of the border. They condemned the harassment meted out to their compatriots by the Dominican immigration authorities an…

_____ (2022-12-05). The Fed's Response To Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer Of Wealth. popularresistance.org The Federal Reserve has responded to runaway inflation by hiking up interest rates at the same time that Americans are drowning in historic levels of personal debt. With interest rates up, prices will only rise faster than wages, hitting the vast majority of people with stagnant or declining wages in real terms. The result is yet another upward transfer of wealth to the minority of capitalists responsible for the crisis in the first place. Economist Richard Wolff joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the origins of the inflation crisis, the Fed's response, and what this all means for working people. | Richard…

_____ (2022-12-05). The Crisis Of Western Imperialism. popularresistance.org As we gather today in Hanoi, Vietnam, less than two months before we enter 2023, the weight of this historical moment has been reflected in all of the sober analysis and passionate calls to action to meet the epoch-changing circumstances and conditions that what might be the final period of the Western Imperialist crisis that confront collective humanity. | We say final because the intensification of the contradictions of the global colonial/capitalist project that first made its appearance on the world stage in 1492, has reached a point in the historical dialectic where either a new epoch of economic and social…

_____ (2022-12-05). Worthy And Unworthy Protest. popularresistance.org The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is on the verge of effectively making protest illegal. The Public Order Bill has passed in the House of Commons and is expected to be approved in the House of Lords and become law. The bill will ban any protest that "interferes with national infrastructure" or blocks construction or transportation. It gives police powers to search without "reasonable grounds." It allows for Serious Disruption Prevention Orders (SDPO) which give police the right to arrest anyone who may have violated these deliberately vague rules and prevents them from attending another pro…

Al Mayadeen (2022-12-05). The Pentagon Reveals New Stealth Bomber in War Prep Against China. globalresearch.ca

Amy Goodman (2022-12-05). Students Sue Yale for Pressuring Those With Mental Health Needs to Withdraw. truthout.org A group of current and former Yale students is suing the Ivy League university over what they say is "systemic discrimination" against students struggling with mental health issues. In a lawsuit filed last week, they say school administrators routinely pressure students to withdraw from Yale rather than accommodating their mental health needs, a practice that disproportionately hurts students of… |

Ana Sandoval (2022-12-05). A Mining Lawsuit in Guatemala Shows How Trade Courts Put Locals Last. fpif.org A U.S. mining company is suing Guatemala over a shuttered project. The state relied on affected communities to mount a legal defense, but now it's trying to bypass them to open the mine.

Andrew Perez (2022-12-05). "Our Life Only Functions Around The Railroad" levernews.com

Angela (2022-12-05). Sunday 12/11: Q&A Discussion of "Come and See; Go and Tell – Next Year in Palestine" indybay.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). 10 Civilians Killed By HIMARS In Dormitory In Alchevsk, LPR. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Italy Odyssey 2023: Economic Recession. Is The Country At Risk Of A Secession Between North And South? southfront.org Written by Piero Messina The stars say it. Thus, if anyone believes in astrology, he will cry out his anger…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Libya: The United Nations Wants To Reset The Two Rival Governments. southfront.org | Written by Piero Messina | Libya risks dissolution. It is not an opinion but a perspective certified by the United Nations. The country needs a technocratic government that will drag the country out of quicksand. Abdoulaye Bathily, UNSMIL envoy, explained this clearly to the members of the UN Security Council at the last meeting dedicated to the Libyan chaos in mid-November. "Libyan institutions are facing a serious crisis of legitimacy", explained the Senegalese diplomat, adding that "the further e…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Military Situation In Iraq On December 5, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

____ (2022-12-05). A Stoic's Key to Peace of Mind: Seneca on the Antidote to Anxiety. transcend.org "There are more things … likely to frighten us than there are to crush us; we suffer more often in imagination than in reality. The truth is, we know so little about life, we don't really know what the good news is and what the bad news is." — Kurt Vonnegut…

____ (2022-12-05). David Ray Griffin (8 Aug 1939 — 26 Nov 2022)The Man and His Work: A Synopsis. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – From a hopeful common-sense theology to the exposés of imperialist propaganda and false flag operations, to the full extent of the climate crisis, to our evolving perception of the nature of the divine, David Griffin stands with the greats; yet was quiet, humorous, down to earth, and unassuming. RIP…

____ (2022-12-05). From Lateral Thinking to Voluminous Thinking. transcend.org Unexplored Options for Subterranean Habitats in Dense Urban Areas – Reposted in celebration of world population having reached 8 billion on 15 Nov 2022, with challenges to every kind of resource, and the continuing inability to discuss what cannot otherwise be discussed…

____ (2022-12-05). Hawai'i to Pentagon: Stop Bombing Pohakuloa Toxic Area. transcend.org 30 Nov 2022 – Lava Flow from Maunakea Volcano Has Entered Hawaii's Military Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) —->Danger of Toxins! There is a massive toxic stew at Pohakuloa from 75 years of bombing and the use of nuclear depleted uranium, spotting rounds, and likely chemical and biological weapons. Pohakuloa is NOT safe for soldiers, residents and visitors to Hawaii Island.

____ (2022-12-05). Peace Disruptors—The Conversion and Repurposing of Places of Worship (Part 4): Synagogues Defiled by Spanish Monarchy. transcend.org The Odyssey of the Second Exodus Based on Religious Conflicts and Oppression…

____ (2022-12-05). Pelé Goes Into Palliative Care after Cancer Hospitalization. transcend.org 3 Dec 2022 – The Brazilian soccer legend is reportedly receiving palliative care, after his body did not respond to chemotherapy treatment to fight colon cancer, according to Brazilian media.

____ (2022-12-05). Regional Leaders Raise Doubts over US-Backed Plan to Send Foreign Military to Haiti. transcend.org 28 Nov 2022 – How Haiti's neighbors are resisting the USA inciting them to participate in another military intervention in Haiti.

____ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 1). transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – Latin America and the Caribbean are again taking on a pink complexion with June's historic electoral victory in Colombia over the US-backed rightwing and a similar reverse in Brazil in October. These electoral rejections of the rightwing followed left victories last year in Peru, Honduras, and Chile. And those, in turn, came after similar routs in Bolivia in 2020, Argentina in 2019, and Mexico in 2018.

____ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 2). transcend.org 3 Dec 2022 – The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean its "backyard" under the anachronistic 1823 Monroe Doctrine. Even though Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile by a "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories.

____ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 3). transcend.org 4 Dec 2022 – A surging Pink Tide has brought left electoral victories in Latin America and the Caribbean protesting the neoliberal model imposed by the US and its collaborators. Neoliberalism has failed to meet the needs of the peoples of the region and is losing its legitimacy as a prototype for development.

____ (2022-12-05). This Planet Is Drying Upand These Are the Consequences. transcend.org 1 Dec 2022 – Drought is one of the 'most destructive' natural disasters in terms of loss of life arising from wide-scale crop failure, wildfires and water stress. Droughts devastate farmland, destroy livelihoods and cause untold suffering.

____ (2022-12-05). TRANSCEND Members December Birthdays. transcend.org We at TRANSCEND Media Service wish our distinguished member JIM ALBERTINI a HAPPY BIRTHDAY with many returns. We take this opportunity to thank him for all his contributions to the world and to TMS. Bless your life!

____ (2022-12-05). US Tax Dollars at Work: Neocolonial Dictatorship, Paramilitary and Police Terror in Haiti Today. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – Sending additional foreign troops into Haiti: it misses the fact that it was subjected to such an intervention culminating in the foreign occupation of Haiti since 2004. Similarly, the call for greater US-funding and training of the Haitian police camouflages the following fundamental realities:…

____ (2022-12-05). Why Does U.S. Navy Allow Officers to Commit Gory Murders and Other Atrocities with Impunity? transcend.org 30 Nov 2022 – And even more disturbingly, why are the men who commit these crimes revered in American popular culture? "The thrill of killing [is] like a drug; the greatest feeling I've ever experienced in my life." — Eddie Penney, Navy SEAL Team 6.

Ari Paul (2022-12-05). Musk's money is playing old games with new media. greenleft.org.au For the right-wing press, Elon Musk — who backed the Republicans in the recent midterm elections — is a social media saviour, writes Ari Paul.

Basav Sen (2022-12-05). The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27's Flop. fpif.org This year's UN climate conference offered some reason to celebrate. But the growing clout of the "carbon capture" industry is hindering urgent efforts to clamp down on fossil fuels.

Betsey Piette (2022-12-05). All out for Mumia Abu-Jamal Dec. 9. workers.org Political prisoner and author Mumia Abu-Jamal was arrested 41 years ago on Dec. 9, 1981. He has been held captive by the state of Pennsylvania ever since. A final hearing on his current appeal is scheduled for Dec. 16 in Philadelphia. Artist's depiction of Mumia December 2022. Credit: Brice Patterson . . . |

Calla Walsh (2022-12-05). U.S. youth get inside look at how Cuban elections really work. peoplesworld.org HAVANA—Cuba held elections for its organs of local government, the Municipal Assemblies of People's Power, on Nov. 27. A delegation of youth from the United States observed the vote first-hand as part of the U.S.-Cuba Youth Friendship Meeting. Coming from the fundamentally undemocratic U.S. empire, it was the first time that many participants saw a functional …

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2022-12-05). The Fascinating History of Folklore. globalresearch.ca

Chris Jenkins (2022-12-05). Green Left Show #30: WA nurses and midwives defy intimidation. greenleft.org.au Nursing union activist and Socialist Alliance member Chris Jenkins explains the dispute between the Australia Nursing Federation WA and the WA government on the latest Green Left Show.

Chris Lang (2022-12-05). COP27 achieved nothing. No surprises there. greenleft.org.au The idea of trusting the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund with "innovative approaches" to funding arrangements to assist developing countries dealing with the effects of climate change is a recipe for disaster, writes Chris Lang.

Chris Walker (2022-12-05). Trump Calls for "Termination" of Constitution to Put Him Back in Power. truthout.org On Saturday, former President Donald Trump made a post on his Truth Social website proposing that the U.S. Constitution be "terminated" so that he can be reinstalled as president. Trump's post was a response to reporting from journalist Matt Taibbi, which showcased how former Twitter staffers had agreed to restrict posts relating to the contents of a laptop that belonged to President Joe Biden's… |

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-05). Saturday 12/17: Avant to Live – New Experimental Work. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (2022-12-05). U.S. Department of Justice sues city of Jackson over water crisis. nationofchange.org "Every American — regardless of where they live, their income, or the color of their skin — deserves access to safe, reliable drinking water."

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-05). Is US Government And IRS Coming After You For Not Reporting $600 Side Hustle On Venmo, Zelle, And Cash App? moguldom.com The IRS has lowered its earning threshold from $20,000 to $600 for people doing side hustles and part-time work, warning on Dec. 1 that gig workers must declare their earnings if they get paid on third-party payment network transactions. In the past, a 1099K form was triggered once gig workers crossed the $20,000 income threshold …

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-05). After FTX Collapse, Closely Watched Analyst Says Don't Hold Bitcoin On Exchanges. moguldom.com Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the bankrupt FTX crypto exchange, is under investigation and could face years in prison if it's confirmed that he fraudulently misappropriated users' funds. Digital asset holders have been warned to explore other options to help safeguard their investments. FTX imploded over the course of a few days in November after SBF …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Lloyd Austin Says the Pentagon Is 'Aligning' Its Budget Like Never Before to Face China. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Saturday delivered a speech where he reaffirmed that the Pentagon's top priority is countering China, which he accused of seeking to reshape the so-called "international order." "Now, the National Defense Strategy is clear-eyed about our main competitors. And that starts with the People's Republic of China (PRC)," Austin said …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Iran Says It Won't Resume Nuclear Deal Talks 'Under Pressure'. news.antiwar.com The Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday that Tehran would not resume negotiations on the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, "under pressure" from the US. "American officials know that the Islamic Republic of Iran, under pressures and threats, is not willing to negotiate or make concessions," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said, according to the Iranian …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Turkey Expects More Extraditions From Sweden for NATO Membership. news.antiwar.com Sweden last week extradited a suspected member of the Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) to Turkey, a move Turkish officials have welcomed, but Ankara wants to see more extraditions before approving Stockholm's NATO membership. "This is a good start from Sweden that shows their sincerity and goodwill. We hope new [extraditions] will follow in line with …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-05). The Raider Spirit: The Unveiling of the B-21 Stealth Bomber. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2022-12-05). Turning Cats into Sheep: The Mafiosi Tactics of the Medical Council of New Zealand. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Meryl Nass (2022-12-05). Video: Accused of "Covid Misinformation", Dr Meryl Nass Fights for Her Medical License. globalresearch.ca After initially having her license suspended by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine for allegedly "spreading covid misinformation" and being ordered to have a psychological evaluation conducted by a doctor of the Board's choosing, Dr. Meryl Nass, who has …

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-12-05). The Ever-Widening War. Escalation is Proceeding. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Elias Alexander (2022-12-05). "Pfizer's CEO rapped by Regulator for making 'Misleading' Statements about Children's Vaccines"; Dr Bourla Claimed "Benefits in Favour Vaccinated Youngsters Aged 5 to 11 against Covid" globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2022-12-05). Found Dead at Home After COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-05). China's first hydrogen industrial vehicle production line put into operation in the Greater Bay Area. ecns.cn China's first hydrogen powered industrial vehicle production line is now fully operational in South China's Guangdong Province, which will support the green development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

____ (2022-12-05). Nation's auto manufacturers focus on wider Asian market. ecns.cn Asia is emerging after Europe as a new market for China-made new energy vehicles, attracting Chinese carmakers to introduce their cutting-edge products and scale up investment in the region.

____ (2022-12-05). China-Laos Railway sees first direct train for imported fruits to Chinese markets. ecns.cn 4 (Xinhua) — A train loaded with 25 containers of fruits from Thailand and Laos on Saturday arrived at Mohan railway station of the China-Laos Railway, southwest China's Yunnan Province.

____ (2022-12-05). Chinese companies busy with overseas orders. ecns.cn Workers of Chinese companies are busy with overseas orders in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.

____ (2022-12-05). China-made products record huge jump overseas. ecns.cn Household energy equipment, electric blankets, laser cutting machines and the products related to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar have gained popularity among overseas consumers.

____ (2022-12-05). November deliveries of Tesla's Shanghai factory hit new monthly high. ecns.cn Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory delivered 100,291 vehicles in November, hitting a fresh monthly high, the U.S. carmaker has said.

____ (2022-12-05). Livestock in Xinjiang's Altay successfully migrates to winter pastures. ecns.cn More than 750,000 livestock in Altay prefecture, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, have successfully migrated from spring and autumn pastures to winter pastures this year…

____ (2022-12-05). Species that now enjoy improved protection in China's tropical island paradise. ecns.cn As the most important flagship species in the Hainan Tropical Rainforest National Park, the Hainan gibbon is the world's rarest primate and the most endangered among all gibbon species in the world.

____ (2022-12-05). Vaccinating elderly key to exiting pandemic. ecns.cn An abundance of data has shown that domestic COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for the elderly and other vulnerable groups, drugmakers have said, as experts reiterated the importance of expanding immunization coverage in order to cope with the epidemic.

____ (2022-12-05). Think tanks release report on China's outlook on human rights. ecns.cn A report examining contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights was released on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). Nurturing tech SMEs with timely funding. ecns.cn As of Dec 1, the number of listed companies on the Beijing Stock Exchange, China's newest bourse, reached 131, up 62 percent from 81 when trading began on Nov 15 last year.

____ (2022-12-05). Beijing hotel provides discounted rooms to stranded couriers. ecns.cn After noticing that couriers were being forced to sleep in their vehicles during Beijing's cold winter nights, Liu Yiying, who owns a small hotel decided immediately to do something, offering them beds at an extremely low rate.

____ (2022-12-05). Central delegation visits HK, Macao to deepen understanding of Party congress. ecns.cn Representatives from Hong Kong and Macao gathered to discuss the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China as a central government delegation arrived in the two special administrative regions.

____ (2022-12-05). China inspires world in human rights protection. ecns.cn China's novel ideas, measures and practices in terms of how to respect and protect human rights can offer inspiration for the rest of the world, especially for developing countries, said a new think tank report on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). Palestine to attend meeting of Assembly of States Parties of ICC: official. ecns.cn Palestine is to attend a meeting of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC) scheduled for Monday in The Hague, a senior Palestinian official announced on Sunday.

____ (2022-12-05). CPC is active promoter, staunch defender of human rights cause: report. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China (CPC) is an active promoter and staunch defender of the human rights cause, and has always included respecting and protecting human rights as a key part of national governance, says a report on China's human rights development.

____ (2022-12-05). COP15 aims for ambitious, practical biodiversity targets. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-05). PBOC and Macao monetary authority renew currency swap. ecns.cn The People's Bank of China and the Monetary Authority of Macao have renewed their bilateral currency swap agreement for another three years.

____ (2022-12-05). Full text: For a Life of Contentment — The Rationale for China's Human Rights Development. ecns.cn The China Foundation for Human Rights Development and the New China Research on Monday released a report on contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights, which is titled "For a Life of Contentment — The Rationale for China's Human Rights Development.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-12-05). Guangzhou confident of meeting inhaled vaccine demand. ecns.cn Guangzhou has the ability to meet the mass vaccination need as far as inhaled COVID-19 vaccine is concerned, said an official with the Guangzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday.

____ (2022-12-05). Over 700-year-old stone tablet found in north China's Hebei. ecns.cn A stone tablet dating back to the year 1286, which falls within the Yuan Dynasty (1271 to 1368), has been discovered in Longyao County of north China's Hebei Province, according to local authorities.

____ (2022-12-05). Plant on China's Shenzhou-15 spaceship begins growing. ecns.cn The Arabidopsis thaliana plant boarding on China's Shenzhou-15 manned spaceship has begun growing, the China Science and Technology Daily reported on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). Chinese mainland, Macao renew currency swap deal. ecns.cn China's central bank said Monday that it had renewed a currency swap deal with the monetary authority of the Macao Special Administrative Region.

____ (2022-12-05). China changes global economic landscape amid COVID-19. ecns.cn Cloud River Urban Research Institute answers these questions as it looks into the figures of major countries as well as Chinese cities.

____ (2022-12-05). Wild panda mother, cub captured on camera in southwest China. ecns.cn Infrared cameras in a nature reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province have captured footage of a wild giant panda mother and her cub, a rare scene for the normally solitary species.

____ (2022-12-05). Chinese outlook on human rights enriches global cause. ecns.cn China has formed a contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights with "people" as the center, "development" as the driving force and "a life of contentment" as the goal, and has enriched the global human rights cause.

____ (2022-12-05). COVID controls eased in Hangzhou. ecns.cn Starting on Monday, passengers traveling to and from Hangzhou East Railway Station in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, will no longer be required to provide negative nucleic acid test results or have a venue code scanned.

____ (2022-12-05). Jiang Zemin's remains cremated in Beijing. ecns.cn The remains of Jiang Zemin, who passed away last Wednesday, were cremated at the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery in western Beijing on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) How can Sino-German relation make steady progress after Scholz's visit. ecns.cn What does Chancellor Scholz's recent visit to China mean for both countries? How has the bilateral cooperation over the past 50 years benefited both sides? How can the two countries keep the stability and long-term continuation of their relationship?

____ (2022-12-05). More Chinese cities remove COVID testing for public transportation, outdoor venues. ecns.cn Negative nucleic acid testing results are not required for taking public transportation and entering public venues such as parks and scenic spots in more cities around China, according to health authorities.

____ (2022-12-05). Technology facilitates Shenzhou-14 crew landing on dark, low-temperature night. ecns.cn The Chinese research team has developed many innovative technologies to help the Shenzhou-14 crew overcome the challenges of low temperatures and the dark night at the Dongfeng landing site, where three Chinese astronauts on board the Shenzhou-14 manned spaceship returned to Earth on Sunday.

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) Karl-Heinz Pohl: Reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue. ecns.cn My talk is called "reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue". And I will propose ten methodological considerations, concerning how to proceed with a cross-cultural dialogue, what the influencing parameters are, what its limitations are, and what are favorable conditions for it.

____ (2022-12-05). China achieves world's first seed-to-seed rice breeding in space. ecns.cn A Chinese research team has yielded rice seeds from 'parent' rice seeds that had germinated, grown and matured after 120 days on a full life cycle in China's Space Station. This is the first time that seed-to-seed rice breeding was achieved in space, China News Network learned from the Chinese Academy of Sciences on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). More world leaders mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Leaders of many countries and international organizations continued to express their deep condolences via the phone, letters and other means to Chinese President Xi Jinping over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-05). COVID controls fine-tuned in cities. ecns.cn Several cities and provinces have recently optimized COVID-19 control measures concerning mass nucleic acid testing and medical services to minimize the impact on people and economic activity.

____ (2022-12-05). Indonesia's volcano Semeru erupts, alert raised to highest level. ecns.cn Indonesia's highest volcano on the country's most densely populated island of Java erupted Sunday. Authorities raised the volcano alert to its highest level.

____ (2022-12-05). Cities optimize COVID-19 measures to restore normal life. ecns.cn People shop at a mall in Beijing, Dec. 4, 2022. Shopping malls gradually restored business as Beijing optimized COVID-19 control measures.

____ (2022-12-05). China's Shenzhou-14 astronauts return safely. ecns.cn The three astronauts on the Shenzhou -14 returned to Earth on Sunday evening after a six-month mission that completed the in-orbit assembly of the Tiangong space station.

____ (2022-12-05). Rime brightens Fairy Mountain in Chongqing. ecns.cn Trees are decorated with rime on Fairy Mountain in Chongqing, turning the mountain range a winter wonderland.

____ (2022-12-05). Whooper swans have fun in morning glow. ecns.cn Whooper swans dance with a flutter in the morning glow at Rongcheng Swan National Nature Reserve in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 5, 2022.

____ (2022-12-05). (100 great changes) Grand Canal witnesses 2,500 years of Chinese history. ecns.cn Grand Canal has witnessed Chinese history spanning over 2,500 years. The Grand Canal of China, consisting of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Sui-Tang Grand Canal and Eastern Zhejiang Canal, was a great project completed in ancient China. On June 22, 2014, the Grand Canal was included on the World Cultural Heritage List.

Editor (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to 'Doorstep of Doom'. mronline.org A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened with the world, are walking down a city street. The woman says to the man, "My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane."

Editor (2022-12-05). Palestinian executed at point-blank range by Israeli border police. mronline.org The harrowing video capturing the Israeli border police officer shooting a Palestinian in Huwwara has circulated widely on social media and sparked outrage among Palestinians.

Editor (2022-12-05). Chris Hedges: Know Thine Enemy. scheerpost.com The expedited legislation passed by Congress to avert a strike by railroad unions dealt one more blow in the decades long war waged by the two ruling parties against the working class.

Editor (2022-12-05). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-05). Will LA's New Mayor Karen Bass Reset the City's Labor and Housing Markets? scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-05). Be out, loud, proud ‚àí and organize! workers.org The anti-LGBTQ+ assaults have been aggressive and unrelenting — from hundreds of punitive legislative bills to a deadly attack on people — gay, trans, heterosexual — at Club Q. The mean mocking voices have been loud on radio, television, social media. But breaking news! Despite these coordinated attacks, LGBTQ+ folks . . . |

Edward Curtin (2022-12-05). Our Authentically Fake and Hypocritical Society of Copies. dissidentvoice.org "Ditto," said Tweedledum. "Ditto, ditto!" cried Tweedledee. — Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking-Glass, December 27, 1871 Sometimes a trifling contretemps can open a window onto significant issues. As a case in point, The New York Times, a newspaper that regularly publishes U.S. propaganda without a bit of shame or remorse, recently reported on a controversy …

Edward Curtin (2022-12-05). Our Authentically Fake and Hypocritical Society of Copies. Bob Dylan's New Book. globalresearch.ca

Gavin OReilly (2022-12-05). The China Protests — Legitimate Grievances Hijacked by Outside Elements. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2022-12-05). Selected Articles: Who Needs or Wants GMOs? Not the Public, Not India's Farmers. globalresearch.ca By Many scientists lobbying for the deregulation of agricultural biotechnology 'new genomic techniques' (NGTs) in the European Union have either direct or indirect …

Guest Contributor (2022-12-05). Prof Brice Dickson: The UK's Engagement With International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms. ukhumanrightsblog.com We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Prof Brice Dickson, Emeritus Professor of International and Comparative Law at Queen's University Belfast, in which he sets out the international human rights monitoring mechanisms applicable to the UK and considers the UK's engagement with the relevant monitoring processes (Eds). On 10 November 2022 the UN …

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-12-05). Imperial launches new Sustainable Food and Drink Policy. imperial.ac.uk The College commits to removing beef from its menus entirely by 2025 and making all non-dairy milk free of charge as part of a set of bold targets.

Infobrics (2022-12-05). China's Xiamen Sees Trade with BRICS Up 26.3 Pct. infobrics.org East China's coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, saw its trade with BRICS countries increase 26.3 percent year on year to hit 76.46 billion yuan (about 10.67 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 10 months of this year…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). An Image of Hope: Abahlali baseMjondolo's Fight for Dignity and Land, 17 Years On. libya360.wordpress.com Tanupriya Singh (EKhenana was founded as a land occupation in 2018 and has faced numerous violent and illegal evictions over the years. On December 27, 2019, the shack dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo won an interdict in the high court in Durban, preventing the municipality from continuing with illegal evictions. It was reaffirmed on April 20,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the 'Doorstep of Doom'. libya360.wordpress.com Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): "Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one." A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). Sudanese Stakeholders Sign Political Framework Agreement. libya360.wordpress.com Sudan Tribune The signing of the Political Framework Agreement on December 5, 2022 Sudanese stakeholders from the military component and the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) on Monday, signed the Political Framework Agreement which to establish a new transitional period. In accordance with the framework agreement, the signatories agreed to repeal the 2019 constitutional…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Roger D. Harris (L to R) Hugo Chavez, Evo Morales, Lula da Silva and Rafael Correa. Mauricio Lima/ AFP. Part I: The Pink Tide Latin America and the Caribbean have again began to take on a becoming pink complexion, all the more so with June's historic electoral victory in Colombia over the country's long-dominant US-backed…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-05). What is the Future of Venezuela's Communes? libya360.wordpress.com Owen Schalk A man walks past a mural depicting Venezuela's late President Hugo Chávez, Latin American independence hero Simon Bolivar and Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. Photo by Marco Bello. The challenges facing the communes intensified after Hugo Chávez's death in 2013 One of the most compelling aspects of Venezuela's ongoing Bolivarian Revolution, founded…

Iram F. Ali (2022-12-05). What the 2022 Midterms Taught Us About Immigration Reform. aclu.org Immigration has long been used as a wedge issue during election years, and this year was no different. Many candidates peddled falsehoods and racist tropes about an "invasion" to instill fear and win support for their campaigns. America's Voice, an immigration advocacy organization, identified over

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-05). White Americans Eligible To Get Race-Neutral 'Reparations' in Rhode Island: Black America Speaks Out. moguldom.com Providence, Rhode Island, recently announced a "reparations" program to help atone for its history of racism and discrimination, but critics are blasting it for being race-neutral. According to a report by The Washington Post, Mayor Jorge Elorza signed a $10 million budget for the Providence Municipal Reparations program. "The radical thing that we did was we put …

Jaisal Noor (2022-12-05). UNITE HERE Union Canvassers Mobilize Ahead of Georgia Runoff Elections. therealnews.com Senator Raphael Warnock is facing off against Republican challenger Herchel Walker after neither secured % of the vote during the Nov. 8 general election. But it is widely expected for th…

James Kilgore (2022-12-05). Prison COVID Policies Fell Short. Incarcerated Activists Fight for Their Lives. truthout.org On October 11, prison organizer Dawn Brooks's phone began ringing off the hook. Within three days, she received 50 calls. Colitha Bush, a Texas mother who had been released from federal prison under COVID measures in mid-September, was one of the callers. She had spent 14 days at a halfway house before being released to home confinement at her sister's house. On October 12… |

Jens Jerndal (2022-12-05). Where Did this "New World Order" Coup Come From? The Rockefeller's "Social Engineering Project" globalresearch.ca

Jessica Buxbaum (2022-12-05). US Plans to Build Jerusalem Embassy on Palestinian Land. mintpressnews.com "Should the US proceed with this plan, it would not only be complicit with Israel's illegal confiscation of Palestinian-owned land, but it would also become an active participant in the seizure of the land of U.S. citizens." — Adalah…

John Bellamy Foster (2022-12-05). Engels and the second foundation of Marxism. mronline.org John Bellamy Foster, Editor of Monthly Review (New York, USA) gives our annual Engels Memorial Lecture, joint with the Working Class Movement Library.

Jon Queally (2022-12-05). 750+ Groups Reject Inclusion of Manchin's Dirty Deal in Pentagon Spending Bill. truthout.org A broad coalition of environmentalists, public health campaigners, and progressive advocacy organizations on Monday issued a stern warning to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi not to include the so-called "dirty deal" on energy project permitting reforms in the mammoth military spending bill set to roll through Congress this month. In a letter signed by more than… |

Jon Tait (2022-12-05). U.K. postal worker: Royal Mail in a race to the bottom. peoplesworld.org Jon Tait is a former sports journalist and postal worker, now working for the U.K.'s largest public sector trade union. In this op-ed, he discusses the dispute between postal workers and the U.K.'s Royal Mail, which has been simmering since summer. If you've never read Charles Bukowski's classic novel Post Office, I'd highly recommend it. …

Kerry Smith (2022-12-05). Sovereign Cinema celebrates Indigenous perspectives on climate, ecology, culture and custodianship. greenleft.org.au Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.

Laith Fadel (2022-12-05). Colorful murals transform Mexico City suburb. america.cgtn.com In the heart of Mexico City, a once crime-ridden suburban area has been transformed into a lively and welcoming place for its residents and visitors. A collaboration between artists and government officials has turned the urban space into an area filled with colorful murals. CGTN's …

Laith Fadel (2022-12-05). Japan stuns perennial World Cup powers. america.cgtn.com The World Cup has gotten off to a crazy start, with some of the globe's top teams suffering shocking defeats at the hands of lower ranked opponents. However, it wouldn't be a World Cup without an underdog story and this year, it is Japan.Japan sent …

Laith Fadel (2022-12-05). New Colombian government seeks to end educational deficits. america.cgtn.com Colombia's new left-wing government under Gustavo Petro, has promised to tackle long-standing issues of inequality and poverty; however, the country has a long way to go to reverse decades of educational deficits while tackling new issues. CGTN's correspondent Michelle Begue has this story from Bogota.

Latin America News Dispatch (2022-12-05). Puerto Rico Towns Sue Oil Companies for Climate Denial. latinorebels.com A group of 16 municipalities filed a lawsuit on November 22 against multiple Big Oil companies for downplaying the risks of their fossil-fuel products on climate change.

Liberation Staff (2022-12-05). Order now! "The Supreme Court versus Democracy" liberationnews.org The newest pamphlet from the Party for Socialism and Liberation exposes the attempts of the right wing of the capitalist ruling class to alter the form of the political system in the United States to destroy core democratic rights.

Lily Meyersohn (2022-12-05). Let's Take Up the Railroad Workers' Fight for Paid Sick Leave. We All Need It. truthout.org Paid sick leave policy was brought to the forefront of U.S. public discourse this past week after President Biden and congressional leaders moved to block a nationwide rail strike over union workers' objections to the lack of sick leave policies in their contract. Under the imposed deal, workers receive no paid sick days. Four unions had already voted against the contract. Congress's move to block… |

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-12-05). Macron's US Visit Tells Europe's Alienation. globalresearch.ca

Mansa Musa (2022-12-05). How private developers profited from tax subsidies in Baltimore intended to revitalize poor neighborhoods. therealnews.com

Maria Hinojosa (2022-12-05). Reporting an Old Story: Why Covering the Migrant Crisis in the Desert Matters Today (OPINION). latinorebels.com In her first piece for Futuro Investigates, Futuro Media founder and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa reflects on why the crisis of migrants crossing the desert, a decades-old story, should matter to all of us right now.

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2022-12-05). Top Republican leaders silent after Trump calls for terminating Constitution. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker wannabe Kevin McCarthy are silent in the wake of Donald Trump's demand that the Constitution of the United States be terminated. Donald Trump's outright demand to terminate the U.S. Constitution in order to restore himself to the Oval Office has drawn condemnation from many quarters but …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-12-05). Rail workers, one top union leader express outrage over forced deal. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON Rail workers, plus one top outside union leader, remained irate at the Congress and Democratic President Joe Biden, for short circuiting the collective bargaining process and for pushing a settlement they had rejected. But their targets varied and so did their anger. In addition to Republicans, some hit both political parties including President …

Matt Kennard (2022-12-05). UK Government Deployed 15 Staff on Secret Operation to Seize Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca

Matthew Johnson (2022-12-05). The Weekly Round-up: Legal but harmful content, ministerial breaches, and public record breaches. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news The proposed requirement for social media platforms to delete 'legal but harmful' content has been partly removed from the Online Safety Bill. While the change affects adult users, the requirement to prevent children being exposed to harmful content remains in the Bill. Culture Secretary, Michelle Donelan, denied that this change was 'weakening' …

Melinda Hughes (2022-12-05). Monday 12/5: No Men In Women's Prisons. indybay.org Steps of R. C. Davidson Courthouse, Oakland…

Michael Nevradakis (2022-12-05). CDC, HHS Offer $1 Million for Research to Predict Vaccine 'Misinformation Trends'. globalresearch.ca

Noel Hunter (2022-12-05). New York Mayor's Plan to Round Up Homeless People Is a Trauma-Inducing Horror. truthout.org The new mayor of New York City wants to use the police to clear the streets and subways of homeless people and send them straight to hospitals. No mental health teams, no offer of shelter, no medical evaluation to determine whether they pose a threat to anyone — just a bunch of police officers determining if they think someone has the capacity to think clearly. The decision to use police to round… |

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Omala Snyder (2022-12-05). Why does our skin wrinkle in water? nationofchange.org Mark Changizi's study offers a scientific and anthropological explanation for a phenomenon many take for granted.

Patrick Wood (2022-12-05). Biden Has Handed America Over to the Biodefense Cartel. globalresearch.ca

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-12-05). The Death of Western Civilization. thealtworld.com

Pepe Escobar (2022-12-05). Bypassing U.S. Dollar Hegemony: The Global South Births a New Game-changing Payment System. globalresearch.ca

Peter Smith (2022-12-05). Atheists and agnostics carrying more clout in progressive movements. peoplesworld.org AP—When members of the small Pennsylvania chapter of Secular Democrats of America log on for their monthly meetings, they're not there for a virtual happy hour. "We don't sit around at our meetings patting ourselves on the back for not believing in God together," said David Brown, a founder from the Philadelphia suburb of Ardmore. …

Pip Hinman (2022-12-05). Tiwi Islanders win against Santos a second time. greenleft.org.au The Federal Court dismissed Santos' appeal against the finding that the oil and gas corporation had failed to consult Traditional Owners on the Barossa gas project in the Timor Sea. Pip Hinman reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-05). Video: The Corona Lockdown, The Most Devastating Crisis in Modern History. What We Need is "Democratic Regime Change". Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-05). Video: The Corona Lockdown, The Most Devastating Economic and Social Crisis in Modern History. What We Need is "Democratic Regime Change". Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-05). Today the Threat of Nuclear War is Real: America's 1945 Plan: "Wipe the Soviet Union Off the Map", 204 Atomic Bombs against 66 Major Cities, US Nuclear Attack against USSR Planned During World War II. globalresearch.ca According to a secret document dated September 15, 1945, "the Pentagon had envisaged blowing up the Soviet Union with a coordinated nuclear attack directed against 66 major urban areas.

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2022-12-05). No Amnesty without Accountability for COVID Crimes: Looking Into and Beyond Canada's Emergency Act Inquiry. globalresearch.ca

ProPublica (2022-12-05). Toxic Cold War weapons legacy: Uranium mines still poisoning the U.S. peoplesworld.org This extensive report was produced by ProPublica writers by Mark Olalde, Mollie Simon and Alex Mierjeski. In the American government's rush to build its Cold War nuclear arsenal, safety was sacrificed for speed. Uranium mills that helped fuel the weapons also dumped radioactive and toxic waste into rivers like the Cheyenne in South Dakota and the Animas in Colorado. Thousands of sheep …

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia (2022-12-05). Brazil Still in Turmoil One Month After Presidential Election. latinorebels.com November ended as an extremely violent month in Brazil—not only in the political field, with fanatics of the still-President Jair Bolsonaro again blocking roads and even resorting to terrorism, but also with the mass shooting at two schools in Aracruz, in the interior state of Espírito Santo.

Staff (2022-12-05). Georgia: NATO's army in the Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseDecember 4, 2022 The course on issues of compatibility with NATO and management of standardization has been completed A training course on issues of compatibility with NATO and management of standardization was held for the employees of the Ministry of Defense. The three-day training was led by Captain Antonios Garas, representative of …

Staff (2022-12-05). Native American Heritage Month in Poland: EUCOM, NATO continue a grand tradition. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In league with EUCOM's sister commands, CENTCOM and AFRICOM, and the European Union, the legacy the civilizing mission, updated to the Responsibility to Protect and the rules-based international order has been carried on in the past 20 or so years in what was before their war against it Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Libya, Syria, Iraq, …

Staff (2022-12-05). NATO holds naval exercise in Gulf of Finland for war in Baltic Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Maritime CommandDecember 3, 2022 NATO units increase readiness in Baltic Sea during Finnish-led maritime exercise Freezing Winds Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) joined 12 nations for Finnish Navy exercise Freezing Winds in the Baltic Sea from Nov. 22 to Dec. 2. One of NATO partner …

Staff (2022-12-05). NATO incorporates Asian, European aspirants, EU into global cyber warfare network. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Command TransformationDecember 2, 2022 Exercise Cyber Coalition 2022 Concludes in Estonia NATO has concluded its largest annual cyber defence exercise, Cyber Coalition 2022, which involved more than 1,000 cyber defenders from 26 NATO Allies, invitees Finland and Sweden, as well as Georgia, Ireland, Japan, Switzerland, the European Union, and participants from industry and academia. …

Staff (2022-12-05). NATO's eastern flank: Italian warplanes rotated from Poland to Romania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandDecember 5, 2022 Italian Air Force looks back on busy Air Policing mission in Poland Italy's deployment in support of NATO's enhanced Air Policing — executed by the Air Task Force 'White Eagle' on the northeastern flank of the Alliance — came to a successful conclusion after four months. "Deployed to Poland for …

Staff (2022-12-05). U.S. interceptor missile warship docks in Slovenia on NATO mission. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com USS Leyte Gulf and the other U.S. warships listed below, USS Nitze, USS Farragut, USS Truxtun and USS Delbert D. Black, are Aegis-class cruisers and destroyers equipped to launch Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missiles recently tested to intercept ICBMs. RR ==== U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetDecember 3, 2022 USS Leyte Gulf …

Robert Reich (2022-12-05). Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter? nationofchange.org Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?>

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, and China (Part 2). orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris Dec 1, 2022 | The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). The Meteoric Rise and Collapse of FTX. orinocotribune.com By Prabhat Patnaik — Nov 28, 2022 | Cryptocurrency is only an external appendage to the capitalist system; hence its collapse won't jolt the system like the fall of Lehman Brothers. | The large cryptocurrency exchange FTX went out of business on November 11. Many have likened this phenomenon to the collapse of the investment banking firm, Lehman Brothers, during the financial crisis of 2008, believing the FTX collapse to be as important an event in the cryptocurrency world as the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the official financial system. | In fact, even before the collapse of FTX, cryptocurrency values h…

Samir Amin (2022-12-05). SAMIR AMIN: HOW TO DEFEAT THE COLLECTIVE IMPERIALISM OF THE TRIAD. mronline.org Samir Amin, world-known economist, explains the reason of decadent condition of the modern economy and gives the recipe of the salvation from global imperialism.

Sarah Anderson (2022-12-05). A Mining Lawsuit in Guatemala Shows How Trade Courts Put Big Corporations First. inequality.org

Shane Coffield, James Randerson (2022-12-05). Satellites detect no real climate benefit from 10 years of forest carbon offsets in California. nationofchange.org Without improvements to the current system, we may be underestimating our net emissions, contributing to the profits of large emitters and landowners and distracting from the real solutions of transitioning to a clean-energy economy.

Siladitya Ray (2022-12-05). Interface between the Human Brain and Computers: Elon Musk's Neuralink Could be Trialed in Humans in 2023. Here's What You Need to Know. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-12-05). Canadian Authorities Offer Unrequested Euthanasia to Former Paralympian Requesting a Stairlift. orinocotribune.com The also ex-soldier became a paraplegic in 1989 and has spent five years trying to get the Canadian government to install a stairlift in her home. | This Thursday, December 1, retired Canadian Paralympian Christine Gauthier reported that after she had complained about the lack of a stairlift in her home, the Canadian Department for Veterans Affairs offered to euthanize her, local media reports. | Gauthier, who served in the Canadian Army, became a paraplegic in 1989 after an accident during training. The former soldier pointed out during a meeting of the Veterans Committee of the House of Commons that she has bee…

Staff (2022-12-05). 6 December, Ottawa: Film Screening, "Resistance: Why?" samidoun.net Tuesday, December 6 7 p.m. EST DARC, formerly known as the SAW Gallery 67 Nicholas St, Ottawa OTTAWA: Come join Samidoun Ottawa and the Palestinian Youth Movement Ottawa as we screen the documentary film "Resistance, Why?" (1970) directed by Christian Ghazi. "Resistance, Why" is one of the most recent restorations of Beirut-based non-profit @nadi_lekolnas, who found …

Stanley Blair (2022-12-05). Federal public servants organise to demand a real pay rise. greenleft.org.au Federal public servants will start enterprise bargaining from next May. Many agencies have received only small pay rises of 2% a year, at most, throughout the nine years of Coalition government. Stanley Blair reports.

Steve Watson (2022-12-05). GOP Senators Say They Will Block Military Funding Unless Vaccine Mandate Scrapped. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2022-12-05). Turkish and Egyptian Leaders Meet at the World Cup in Qatar. globalresearch.ca

Suzanne James (2022-12-05). Unfriendly fire: Are firearms prohibition orders hitting the wrong targets? greenleft.org.au Firearms Prohibition Orders are supposed to target organised crime. But are they just another way for police to search and detain without cause and accountability, asks Suzanne James?

Tanupriya Singh (2022-12-05). 'The Ax Always Falls on the Most Vulnerable': Pakistan Demands Debt Cancellation and Climate Justice. towardfreedom.org More than 1,700 people have been killed in floods that continue to submerge parts of Pakistan. Amid this crisis, activists are demanding debt cancellation and climate reparations, reports Tanupriya Singh for Peoples Dispatch.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). Perú realiza comicios para gobernadores en nueve provincias. telesurtv.net La segunda vuelta se desarrolla en Amazonas, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Lambayeque, Lima, Moquegua, Pasco y Piura.

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Argentina Recorded Over 12 000 New COVID-19 Cases Last Week. telesurenglish.net In the latest epidemiological report, the Argentine Ministry of Health noted that the number of new cases confirmed in the last week increased by 279.4 percent, while deaths increased slightly by 12 percent. | RELATED: | The Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA), with 6 032 cases in the last wee…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Argentine President Calls for Investigation of Lago Escondido. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, ordered a criminal investigation into the trip to the Patagonian region of Lago Escondido and the subsequent exchange of chats and audios between a group of judges, prosecutors, former public officials and former agents of the Federal Intelligence Agency (AFI) of the Cambiemos administration. | RELATED: | During a televised address on national television, the Pre…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). 'Bridges of Love' Caravans Reject the US Blockade Against Cuba. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, "Bridges of Love" held caravans in cities across the United States and Canada to demand that President Joe Biden remove the U.S. blockade against Cuba. | RELATED: | "Cubans and Americans paraded in Miami asking for an end to the blockade against Cuba. Nobody will stop this train of love," said Carlos Lazo, the coordinator of Bridges of Love. | "As always, haters are trying to create incidents against the…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Colombia: Landslide Leaves 27 Dead in Risalda. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, a landslide in the department of Risalda buried a bus and left 27 people dead. Rescue efforts continue and new bodies could be found. | RELATED: | "It is with sadness that I must announce that so far 27 people, including 3 minors, have lost their lives in the tragedy of Pueblo Rico, Risaralda," President Gustavo Petro said, adding that his administration will provide comprehensive support to the families o…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Colombian VP Asks for Historic Reparations for Afro-descendants. telesurenglish.net Francia Márquez participated in the inauguration of a week of meetings of the Permanent Forum of Afro-descendants at the UN European headquarters in Geneva, where she called for historical reparation actions for African and Afro-descendant populations. | RELATED: | Member States of the United Nations and the UN itself must establish historical reparation actions for African and Afro-descendant populations so that they "recover the dignity that was…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Croatia Beat Japan on Penalties and Advance to Quarterfinals. telesurenglish.net On Monday night, Croatia advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Qatar after beating Japan 3-1. | RELATED: | This was the first match of the current round that could not be finished in 90 minutes since it had to be prolonged in order to define the winner, which will face Brazil or South Korea. Goals were made by the Croatian Ivan Perisic and by the Japanese Daizen Maeda. | Croatia goalkeeper Doninik Livakovic was his country's her…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Cuban President Holds High-Level Meetings in Barbados. telesurenglish.net Díaz-Canel was received by Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, with whom he met, as well as with Barbadian President Sandra Mason, according to the Cuban Presidency. | RELATED: | During the official talks, delegations from both sides discussed "possibilities of increasing cooperation in areas such as health, agriculture, tourism, education, culture and sports," the Cuban Presidency said on its official Twitter ac…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Diaz-Canel Thanks Saint Vincent & The Grenadines' Solidarity. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel attended a special meeting of the parliament of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. | RELATED: | The Cuban leader thanked for the aid that Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has provided to his country during catastrophic situations such as natural disasters and accidents. | Diaz-Canel recalled the legacy of the Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro, who paved the way for sol…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Youth in West Bank. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Israeli occupation forces raided the Dheisha refugee camp, south of the city of Bethlehem, where they killed a 22-year-old and wounded six other Palestinians. | RELATED: | Omar Manna Fararja died as a result of being shot in his chest, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported, adding that the wounded people were taken to the nearest hospital facility for urgent medical attention. | As a result of the raid,…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). President Maduro Highlights Venezuelan Economic Prospects. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, President Nicolas Maduro highlighted the promising prospects for the nation that the current process of economic growth and prospects for oil production generate. | RELATED: | "We are recovering the Homeland with work, effort, and deep love for our people. Today we live in peace, joy and with a promising future for all," he said. | On Nov. 26, his administration and the opposition Unitary Platform (PU) signed…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Qatar 2022 World Cup: Brazil Knocks Out South Korea 4 -1. telesurenglish.net The Brazilian national team has knocked out South Korea out of the World Cup with a 4 – 1 win in Monday's match, advancing to the quaterfinals. | RELATED: | This was the first game between Brazil and South Korea in the World Cup, as their previous seven matches were friendlies. | The Brazil national team played this Monday against South Korea to seek a place in the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup at the 974…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Report Examines Contemporary Chinese Outlook on Human Rights. telesurenglish.net On Monday, a joint report examining contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights was published by the China Foundation for Human Rights Development and the New China Research under Xinhua News Agency. | RELATED: | According to Xinhua News Agency, the joint report, titled "For a Life of Contentment: The Rationale for China's Human Rights Development", describes China's outlook on human rights as being continuously enr…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Sudan's Military and Civilian Leaders Sign Deal to End Impasse. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Sudan's military and civilian leaders signed a framework agreement to end the political impasse and institute a two-year transitional civilian authority. | RELATED: | Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, commander of the Sudanese Army, and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, commander of the Rapid Support Forces, signed the deal on behalf of the military forces. | Representatives of the Forces of the Freedom and Change Alliance, the Revolu…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Two Boats Save 103 People Amid Threats From the Libyan Guard. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, humanitarian ships Louise Michel and Humanity 1 carried out a dangerous rescue in the Mediterranean, saving 103 migrants who were traveling in a small rubber dinghy amid threats from an armed Libyan coast guard boat. | RELATED: | The crew of the Louise Michel, a rescue boat financed by the British urban art artist Banksy, distributed life jackets, water, and food to the migrants, while awaiting the arrival of Humanit…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). World's Largest Radio Telescope to Be Built in Australia. telesurenglish.net After three decades of development, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) on Monday launched construction of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) in Western Australia (WA). | RELATED: | A collaboration among 16 countries, the SKA will initially consist of two telescope arrays, the SKA-Low in WA and the SKA-Mid in South Africa's Karoo region, operated by the SKA Observatory (SKAO). | When…

The Associated Press (2022-12-05). Both Sides See High Stakes in Gay Rights Supreme Court Case. latinorebels.com The Supreme Court is being warned about the potentially dire consequences of a case next week involving a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for same-sex couples.

UnitedEditor (2022-12-05). "First step in lifting sanctions altogether" unitedworldint.com By Douglas Bolívar / Caracas, Venezuela The US administration has loosened its sanctions targeting the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on November 26. The Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) within the Treasury Department and responsible for applying sanctions, has granted the US oil company Chevron a license limited authorization to resume pumping oil from Venezuela …

UnitedEditor (2022-12-05). A Critical Look at the Possibilities and Capabilities of the National Ideal on the Threshold of the New Millennium. unitedworldint.com Introduction and Theoretical Conceptual Framework It is a proven knowledge that the dialogic relationship established by nations, their own cultural basins and the basic texts of the world cultural heritage has a very important role in the great developments and transformations in the history of civilization. In this respect, it is extremely important for every …

UnitedEditor (2022-12-05). Towards the normalization of Syria-Tàºrkiye relations — 1: The crisis of 2011. unitedworldint.com After having been hostile since 2011, Syria-Tàºrkiye relations seem to be back on the path to recovery. For some time, there have been signs from Turkish government officials that relations with Syria could be restored. Erdogan himself had acknowledged the dialogue between Turkish and Syrian intelligence organizations during a visit to Sochi on August 5. …

WSWS (2022-12-05). Resistance in Germany is growing to insolvencies, redundancies and wage dumping. wsws.org Resistance in the working class is increasingly international and directed against the sabotage of the trade union bureaucracies.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Democrats propose new primary schedule with South Carolina first. wsws.org The plan, initiated by President Biden, would give the heavily Republican state an outsize role in the selection of future Democratic presidential nominees.

WSWS (2022-12-05). New York City mayor attacks the civil rights of the homeless. wsws.org The administration of New York Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat, is using new legislation to forcibly remove homeless people whom it decides are mentally ill from the streets.

WSWS (2022-12-05). New School administrators step up strikebreaking threats after part-time faculty reject "final" offer. wsws.org Part-time faculty members at The New School voted down the university's "last, best and final offer" by 95 percent.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Youth and students in Australia support IYSSE's call for global anti-war movement. wsws.org "I definitely support an anti-war movement. I think we need to do our part for society and to stop war. The way the world is, things aren't going to get any better unless people like us do something."

WSWS (2022-12-05). This week in history: December 5—11. wsws.org

WSWS (2022-12-05). Will Lehman demands that all candidates be on the ballot in second round of UAW elections. wsws.org United Auto Workers presidential candidate Will Lehman issued this statement in response to the UAW elections, which have been characterized by extremely low turnout due to voter suppression by the UAW apparatus.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Many UK schools structurally unsound, posing danger to life. wsws.org The Office of Government Property issued a "Safety Briefing Notice" in September warning of the potential dangers of Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete in buildings which is "life-expired and liable to collapse".

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Vote "No" on the Postdocs and Academic Researcher Contracts! For unified action until all our demands are met! wsws.org This statement has been issued by the University of California Rank-and-File Strike Committee. Voting on tentative agreements covering 11,000 postdocs and academic researchers is beginning today and will continue throughout the week.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Will Lehman, socialist candidate for UAW president, receives nearly 5,000 votes despite bureaucratic suppression of election turnout. wsws.org The substantial support Lehman received among rank-and-file workers across the US is an event of historic significance for the development of the class struggle globally.

WSWS (2022-12-05). South Africa: Corruption scandal threatens Ramaphosa's presidency and the ANC's grip on power. wsws.org His election in 2017 promising to root out corruption was a feeble attempt to restore the flagging fortunes of the ANC that has now been blown apart.

WSWS (2022-12-05). "All workers everywhere stand with railroad workers!": Workers denounce Washington's imposition of sellout contract on railroaders. wsws.org Democrats claimed the anti-strike law was needed to protect "working families," but workers have made clear they support railroaders, not Washington.

WSWS (2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Australian state election in Victoria deepens Liberal Party crisis. wsws.org The Liberal Party received just under 30 percent of the primary vote, its worst result in Victoria since 1952.

WSWS (2022-12-05). India joins US-led military exercises as Modi government doubles down on its support for Washington's preparations for war with China. wsws.org The Malabar naval and Himalayan "high-altitude" exercise took place as India's ongoing border dispute with China enters its third winter, with Delhi and Beijing arraying vast military forces in "forward deployment" against each other.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Indian government doubles down on support for US war drive against China. wsws.org The Malabar naval and Himalayan "high-altitude" exercise took place as India's ongoing border dispute with China enters its third winter, with Delhi and Beijing arraying vast military forces in "forward deployment" against each other.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Labor historians' "open letter" to Biden falls on deaf ears. wsws.org Instead of clarifying workers on the basic class and historical issues at stake in the present struggle, the letter provides political cover for Biden.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Patient dies at Nashville hospital after being set on fire from defibrillator paddles. wsws.org A patient at TriStar Centennial Medical Center died Thanksgiving Day after being set on fire after hospital staff attempted to shock him with defibrillator paddles.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Trump calls for "termination" of US Constitution to restore him to power. wsws.org Top Republican politicians have largely been silent on this extraordinary declaration, while Democrats have issued only perfunctory condemnations.

WSWS (2022-12-05). We Are Not Ghouls and The Corridors of Power: Two films probe or fail to probe US responsibility for genocide and torture. wsws.org We Are Not Ghouls is a valuable documenting of the violation of basic democratic rights that US authorities inflicted on its detainees during the "war on terror."

WSWS (2022-12-05). New Zealand government suppressed COVID testing to keep infected people at work. wsws.org In advice to the government in late July, officials said identifying positive COVID cases would have "unintended consequences" including people being "taken out of the available workforce."

WSWS (2022-12-05). Ontario and Quebec Education workers condemn CUPE's push to ram through sellout contract. wsws.org "It's pretty clear to me that workers are going to have to mobilize into rank-and-file committees to break the cycle of sellout contracts and never-ending cuts to education," said an Ontario high school teacher.

Chris Walker (2022-12-05). Supreme Court Poised to Side With Anti-LGBTQ Web Designer in Discrimination Case. truthout.org On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit brought by an evangelical Christian web designer who alleges that a Colorado law barring discrimination based on sexual orientation is in violation of her religious freedoms. Lorie Smith, a web designer from the Denver area who runs a company called 303 Creative, preemptively sued Colorado over the law, claiming that she feared… |

Ryan Cristián (2022-12-05). mRNA Transfers From Vaxed To Unvaxed, "Marked Changes" In Vaxed Blood & Twitter's Limited Hangout. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/5/22). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Anita Leocadia Prestes (2022-12-05). "A educaàßà£o é muito importante no processo de emancipaàßà£o de um povo, mas nà£o pode ser reduzida apenas à transmissà£o de conteúdo." Anita Leocadia Prestes: professora, historiadora, militante. globalresearch.ca Entrevista/ 2021-2022 | Anita Leocadia Prestes: professora, historiadora, militante* | Anita Leocadia Prestes: professora, historiadora, militante Anita Leocadia Prestes: teacher, historian, militant | Yuri Martins-Fontes es doctor en Historia Económica (USP-Brasil/CNRS-Francia), con estudios posdoctorales en Ética y Filosofía Política (USP) e Historia, Cultura …

Editor (2022-12-05). Musk the Knife arrasa en Twitter. workers.org El estándar de pop y jazz "Mack the Knife", tomado de "La ópera de tres centavos" de Bertolt Brecht y Kurt Weill, describe la codicia y la violencia de un jefe de la mafia londinense. Pero las ganancias mal habidas de Mack the Knife eran calderilla comparadas con las del . . . |

Marcos Salgado (2022-12-05). Realpolitik: Chevron vuelve a operar en Venezuela. globalizacion.ca Una imagen difícil de imaginar hasta hace poco. Funcionarios de la petrolera estadounidense Chevron, firmando un contrato con autoridades del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro en la sede de la petrolera estatal PDVSA, en Caracas. Y no cualquier acuerdo, sino el…

Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero (2022-12-05). Declaración del Partido Mundo Obrero: °Solidaridad con los y las trabajadores del ferrocarril! workers.org El presidente Joe Biden acaba de firmar una ley, aprobada por ambas cámaras del Congreso, que impone un contrato entre las compañías de ferrocarriles de carga de clase uno y los 11 sindicatos de ferrocarril. Así, de un plumazo, el director general del estado capitalista, Biden, despojó a estos sindicatos . . . |

Staff (2022-12-05). Arroz de Vietnam cotizado a mayor precio del mercado internacional. cubadebate.cu El arroz exportado por Vietnam alcanzó el mayor precio del mercado mundial al cotizarse a más de 415 dólares por tonelada, desplazando a su similar tailandés, según declaraciones de fuentes de la Asociación Vietnamita de Alimentos. A la fecha, el valor del arroz con cinco por ciento de grano partido es de 438 dólares por tonelada, mientras el de 25 por ciento es de 418 dólares.

Staff (2022-12-05). Brasil arrolla a Corea del Sur con reparto de goles, otro grande se confirma como favorito a la Copa en Catar 2022. cubadebate.cu Brasil derrotó 4-1 a Corea del Sur, mandando y paseando el jogo bonito, con goles repartidos y en entregas diversas: desde lejos por aire, en penal, en contragolpe y con jugada de combinación dentro del área. Pasó a cuartos enviando una señal de peligro a Croacia y a los grandes aspirantes a la Copa en Catar 2022.

Staff (2022-12-05). Confirman invitación oficial a Lula para visitar Estados Unidos. cubadebate.cu El presidente electo de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, recibió en esta capital una invitación oficial para visitar Estados Unidos, donde se reunirá con el mandatario Joe Biden. Tal convite emergió durante el diálogo que sostuvo en un hotel con el asesor de Seguridad Nacional de ese país, Jake Sullivan.

Staff (2022-12-05). Presidente de Chile instruye reiniciar contactos con Bolivia. cubadebate.cu El presidente Gabriel Boric instruyó al Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores reiniciar contactos con Bolivia para avanzar en la agenda común, luego del fallo de La Haya sobre el diferendo por el caso Silala. El presidente, está interesado en que "podamos profundizar las relaciones con Bolivia a través de una agenda positiva y en eso vamos a trabajar"

Staff (2022-12-05). Presidente de Cuba sostiene encuentros de alto nivel en Barbados. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, sostuvo reuniones de alto nivel con la presidenta de Barbados Dame Sandra Mason y la primera ministra Mia Amor Mottley. A su llegada a la isla caribeña el mandatario cubano se trasladó hasta la sede de la Casa del Estado para realizar una visita de cortesía a su homóloga barbadense, Mason, según informó la Presidencia de Cuba en Twitter.

Staff (2022-12-05). Protestan ante el COI en defensa del boxeo. cubadebate.cu "No a los Juegos sin el boxeo" , con este lema pegado a sus camisetas y sus pancartas, un pequeño grupo de hombres y mujeres se manifestó este lunes a las puertas de la sede del Comité Olímpico Internacional en Lausana (Suiza), coincidiendo con el comienzo de una reunión de su comisión ejecutiva.

Staff (2022-12-05). Recuerdan en Cuba al arquitecto brasileño àìscar Niemeyer. cubadebate.cu El intelectual cubano Abel Prieto recordó al arquitecto àìscar Niemeyer, al cumplirse en esta fecha el décimo aniversario del fallecimiento de ese creador brasileño, gran amigo de la isla. Así expresó el presidente de la institución cultural Casa de las Américas en su cuenta de Twitter y rememoró también la amistad de Niemeyer con el líder de la Revolución cubana, Fidel Castro.

Staff (2022-12-05). Recupera operaciones Aeropuerto Ignacio Agramonte de Camagàºey. cubadebate.cu El Aeropuerto Internacional Ignacio Agramonte, de la provincia de Camagàºey, recupera gradualmente sus operaciones interrumpidas durante el año anterior y hoy suma 30 a la semana. Estados Unidos, Haití, Jamaica, Surinam, Guyana, República Dominicana y México son los destinos principales, y en el caso de este último con vuelos a Cancún y Mérida.

Staff (2022-12-05). Rueda la primera cabeza en Alemania tras el Mundial: Bierhoff deja la Federación. cubadebate.cu El mítico Oliver Bierhoff, que era el director general de Selecciones Nacionales y Academia, rescindió este lunes por la noche con efecto inmediato su contrato con la Asociación Alemana de Fútbol (DFB, por sus siglas en alemán), según informó la Federación en su web.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-05). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El joven palestino de 22 años de edad, Omar Manna Fararja, fue disparado en su pecho con munición real.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Médicos confirman recuperación de Lula de lesión en la laringe. telesurtv.net Según el boletín del Hospital Sirio Libanés de Sao Paulo donde se atiende el líder brasileño, una laringoscopia y otro examen mostraron normalidad en la región con la afectación.

TeleSUR, JCM, JDO (2022-12-05). Concluye segunda vuelta para elegir a delegados municipales en Cuba. telesurtv.net Los comicios transcurrieron con disciplina, participación popular, organización del trabajo, legalidad y transparencia.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). OPEP y sus aliados deciden mantener recorte en producción de crudo. telesurtv.net Los ministros de Energía y Petróleo de los 23 países de la alianza acordaron seguir con la reducción de su bombeo conjunto en dos millones de barriles diarios (mbd).

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Petro: acuerdo con ELN permitirá regreso de indígenas desplazados. telesurtv.net Presidente colombiano valora que el regreso de los Embera a sus resguardos es un compromiso de su Gobierno y el Ejército de Liberación Nacional.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Pelé revela que se siente fuerte y con muchas esperanzas. telesurtv.net La clínica Albert Einstein comunicó este sábado que el astro brasileño "sigue con el tratamiento aplicado y su estado de salud sigue siendo estable".

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Grupo de Puebla se solidariza con lucha palestina por libertad. telesurtv.net Mencionó que lo que enfrenta el pueblo palestino no es solo una ocupación militar, sino un régimen colonial de apartheid.

TeleSUR, mm, MER (2022-12-05). Francia se enfrentará a Polonia en octavos de la Copa Mundial. telesurtv.net Los polacos buscarán clasificar a la siguiente fase de la Copa del Mundo con la presión de enfrentarse a los actuales campeones.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Inglaterra y Senegal buscarán pase a cuartos de final de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Inglaterra clasificó como líder del Grupo B con dos victorias y un empate, mientras que Senegal llega luego de dos triunfos y una derrota.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Zurda Infinita conversa con el exfutbolista Ricardo Bochini. telesurtv.net El exfutbolista argentino destacó que la Albiceleste ha demostrado el potencial que tiene en los partidos disputados.

____ (2022-12-05). (Franàßais) Préparons-Nous pour un Nouvel Ordre Mondial. transcend.org 1 décembre 2022 – La culture de la guerre est si fermement établie, en particulier dans l'État moderne, qu'une culture de la paix ne peut être achèvée qu'avec un changement radical dans la gouvernance mondiale. Pour comprendre la nature du changement radical, je me tourne vers ce vieil expert, Karl Marx.

____ (2022-12-05). (Português) Vamos ao Encontro de Nossa Destruiàßà£o? transcend.org 2 dez 2022 – A história de ser humano na Terra em grande parte se resume num permanente conflito com o ambiente. Os seres humanos modernos moveram uma verdadeira guerra contra a Terra: no solo, no subsolo, no ar e no mar, sempre na perspectiva de saquear e extrair mais e mais vantagens.

Editor (2022-12-05). From Mexico, Cuban doctors speak out! mronline.org Tlaxcala is one of the 31 states of Mexico, the smallest. Its capital is Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl and has a population of 1 million 342, 977 inhabitants, according to 2020 data. At an altitude of more than 2,000 meters above sea level, it was an area populated by cultures such as the Olmec-Xicallanca to the south and the Otomi to the north.

Juraima Almeida (2022-12-05). Bolsonaro, calladito, mide el tamaño real de la próxima oposición. globalizacion.ca Gran parte del silencio de Jair Bolsonaro desde que se conoció el resultado final de las elecciones presidenciales proviene de un estado depresivo. Pareciera que él creía las mismas historias que contaba y descubrió, de pronto que, más que derrotado…

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-05). Rita Segato: Raza, decolonización, patriarcado, feminismo… indybay.org Rita Segato: "Elegimos una teoría por la dirección de la historia en la que queremos ir"

Staff (2022-12-05). De camino por la tierra de los mayas (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-05). Aprueban práctica del boxeo femenino en Cuba. cubadebate.cu El vicepresidente del Inder Ariel Sainz y el presidente de la Federación Cubana de Boxeo y comisionado nacional Alberto Puig de la Barca anunciaron esta mañana en conferencia de prensa la aprobación del boxeo femenino en Cuba. Es un paso seguro, es el momento y no correremos ningún riesgo" , dijo Puig de la Barca.

Staff (2022-12-05). Caricom participará en conferencia COP15 a efectuarse en Canadá. cubadebate.cu Delegados de la Comunidad del Caribe viajaron a Montreal, Canadá, para participar en la XV Conferencia de las Partes del Convenio de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Diversidad Biológica (COP15). El evento, del 7 al 19 de diciembre, se celebrará bajo la presidencia de China y persigue acordar un nuevo marco mundial para la diversidad biológica posterior a 2020.

Staff (2022-12-05). Comunidades costeras de La Habana se preparan para adaptarse al cambio climático. cubadebate.cu Un plan de adaptación a los retos del cambio climático, que permitirá identificar los riesgos y vulnerabilidades específicas de cada sector y grupo poblacional, beneficiará a más de 700 000 habitantes de las comunidades de la zona costera de la Habana, informó en su sitio web el Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente (CITMA).

Staff (2022-12-05). Crece el número de pequeños lagos en todo el mundo, pero advierten que representan un serio problema. cubadebate.cu Un equipo internacional de científicos ha calculado que la cantidad de lagos pequeños en nuestro planeta ha aumentado sustancialmente en las últimas décadas, un hecho preocupante, considerando las grandes cantidades de gases de efecto invernadero que emiten, según un comunicado de la Universidad de Copenhague (Dinamarca), cuyos investigadores también participaron en el estudio.

Staff (2022-12-05). Cuba y Tàºrkiye reafirman voluntad de fortalecer relaciones. cubadebate.cu Esteban Lazo Hernández, presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular (ANPP), y Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu, ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Tàºrkiye reafirmaron la voluntad de fortalecer las relaciones bilaterales en sus diferentes ámbitos. A través de Twitter, la ANPP indicó que este encuentro formó parte de la primera jornada de la visita oficial del titular del Parlamento cubano.

Staff (2022-12-05). El presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel en la sede del Parlamento de San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu El presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez fue recibido este lunes en la sede del Parlamento de San Vicente y las Granadinas, para participar en una sesión especial en su honor. La noticia la publica el sitio de la Presidencia de la República en su cuenta de Twitter.

Staff (2022-12-05). Mandy adelanta alineación para el primer juego y algunas ideas más. cubadebate.cu El mentor de Cuba, Armando Johnson, conocido como Mandy, es preciso ante cada interrogante. Observa, aconseja y lanza las primeras ideas no solo para ganar la IV Copa del Caribe en Bahamas, sino para el futuro que se avecina de cara al V Clásico Mundial, adonde llegará como mentor de nuestra escuadra. El técnico pinero no escondió la bola cuando le preguntamos por la alineación abridora para el partido contra Islas Vírgenes.

Staff (2022-12-05). Propuestas del Festival de Cine este lunes 5 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu El pasado jueves inició la 43 edición del Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, que se extenderá hasta el próximo 10 de diciembre. Compartimos la programación del lunes 5 de diciembre en el Cine 23 y 12, el Yara, el Charles Chaplin, el Acapulco y la Sala Jurado Ficción. Disfrute del séptimo arte que inunda por estos días a La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-05). Reponen motores en central eléctrica diésel de la refinería de Cienfuegos. cubadebate.cu De los 40 motores, refiere Mario Pedroso Caballero, director general de Geysel, había 32 que estaban fuera de servicio por mantenimiento capital, y se están instalando inicialmente 12 motores en un tiempo récord, porque en cada motor se debiera trabajar en un término de 11 días y "aquí estamos montando 12 en casi una semana".

Staff (2022-12-05). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este lunes 5 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este lunes 5 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-05). EN VIVO: Japón 1 – 0 Croacia en los octavos del Mundial de FIFA. telesurtv.net Esta es la cuarta vez que Japón llega a los octavos de final de una Copa del Mundo de la FIFA.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-12-05). Confirman inicio de sexta ola de pandemia de Covid-19 en Bolivia. telesurtv.net Lo atribuyen al incremento a las subvariantes de Ómicrón, BQ.1 y BQ.1.1, detectadas en La Paz y Santa Cruz hace 2 meses.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-12-05). Migrantes acampan para alertar de su situación en Francia. telesurtv.net La mayoría de los jóvenes migrantes esperan una decisión judicial y ser reconocidos como menores no acompañados.

TeleSUR, em, MER (2022-12-05). Brasil buscará su pase a cuartos de final de la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net Brasil llega a este encuentro luego de dos victorias y una derrota, mientras que Corea del Sur clasificó al obtener una victoria, un empate y una derrota.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Prosiguen labores de rescate en bus sepultado por deslave en Colombia. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento hay tres víctimas fatales, se ha rescatado a nueve personas y se estima que falta por encontrar a algo más de 20.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Advierten en Ecuador sobre aumento de infecciones respiratorias. telesurtv.net Durante las últimas semanas, en las principales ciudades del país se experimentó un aumento de casos de Covid-19.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Presidente de Cuba continúa visita en San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net Líderes de ambos países visitan hospital en que trabajan 26 galenos cubanos, repartidos en seis especialidades.

TeleSUR, jap, MER (2022-12-05). Japón y Croacia se enfrentarán por un cupo a cuartos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El vencedor del duelo se enfrentará al ganador de la llave entre Brasil y Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). Indonesia decreta máxima alerta ante erupción de volcán Semeru. telesurtv.net Las aldeas cercanas estaban siendo evacuadas, sin que se reportaran víctimas o heridos de inmediato.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). Rusia responderá al tope impuesto por la UE al precio del crudo ruso. telesurtv.net El tope al precio del petróleo ruso decidido por las potencias occidentales no tendrá impacto en la ofensiva de Moscú en Ucrania, aseguró este lunes el Kremlin.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Irán denuncia apoyo de EE.UU. y otros países a disturbios. telesurtv.net Cancillería iraní ratifica que trataron de generar caos para que Teherán haga concesiones en la negociación sobre el PIAC.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Israel lanza nuevo bombardeo contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Se reportan fuertes explosiones. Según Tel Aviv, fueron atacados un taller para fabricar cohetes y un túnel que son utilizados por la organización palestina Hamás.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Marroquíes protestan contra la inflación y la pobreza. telesurtv.net La inflación en Marruecos subió en octubre pasado a 7,1 por ciento anual. Se reportan incrementos en precios de alimentos y transporte.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Liberarán a jóvenes presos por protestas de 2021 en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Los gobiernos que ordenan a su policía matar, encarcelar, torturar y detener jóvenes no son gobiernos democráticos", afirmó Petro.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Dialogan gobernantes de Cuba y de San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net Díaz-Canel viajará además a Barbados, donde participará en la VIII Cumbre Cuba-Caricom, a celebrarse el próximo 6 de diciembre, y a Granada.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Realizan nueva caravana para demandar el cese del bloqueo de EE.UU. contra Cuba. telesurtv.net A esta actividad dominical se sumaron cubanos residentes en las ciudades de Nueva York (noreste de EE.UU.) y de Montreal, Canadá.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Gobierno de Perú desmiente presuntos planes golpistas. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado peruano emitió una declaración para ratificar su compromiso "con la democracia, el Estado de derecho y la Constitución".

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Temblor de magnitud 6.7 sacude a isla de Samoa, Pacífico Sur. telesurtv.net El Centro de Alerta de Tsunami del Pacífico emitió una alerta, la cual fue levantada tiempo después debido a que no detectó ninguna amenaza por el terremoto.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Presidente de Venezuela destaca recuperación del país. telesurtv.net El país ha experimentado un crecimiento económico del 10 por ciento, pese a la pandemia de la Covid-19 y de las medidas coercitivas unilaterales de EE.UU.

TeleSUR, mm, JCM (2022-12-05). Francia clasifica a cuartos de final del Mundial de Qatar. telesurtv.net 'Les Bleus' enfrentarán el próximo sábado al ganador del partido entre Inglaterra y Senegal que se disputará esta jornada.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Inglaterra vence a Senegal y clasifica a cuartos del Mundial. telesurtv.net Al minuto 57 Phil Foden encontró habilitado a Bukayo Saka, quien se acomodó dictaminó el 3-0 en favor de Inglaterra.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Zurda Infinita repasa primera jornada de octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Destacaron el desempeño del equipo de Argentina que salió a buscar el partido para conseguir su pase a cuartos de final del torneo.

TeleSUR, yart, JGN (2022-12-05). Conoce el legado social que Nelson Mandela dejó a la Humanidad. telesurtv.net Mandela es considerado uno de los luchadores sociales que más tiempo ha estado tras las rejas, víctima de injusticias.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-05). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.1 en Java occidental, Indonesia. telesurtv.net El epicentro del movimiento telúrico se localizó a unos 52 kilómetros al suroeste de Garut, a una profundidad de 109 kilómetros.

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Brazil: Court Suspends Purchase of 98 Italian Armored Vehicles. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Wilson Alves de Souza, judge of the Federal Regional Court of the First Region, provisionally suspended the tender through which the Brazilian army intended to acquire 98 Centauro II armored vehicles for US$946 million. | RELATED: | The judge argued that the purchase of war equipment is not a priority for a country that is not at war or has imminent threats to its national security. His sentence suspends the…

TeleSUR (2022-12-05). Women's Boxing Approved in Cuba. telesurenglish.net The National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) announced on Monday the inclusion of women in the practice of boxing on the island, with a view to freeing them from discrimination or exclusion in this field. | RELATED: | From the auditorium of the Havana Sports City Coliseum, INDER vice-president Ariel Sainz Rodríguez and the Cuban Boxing Federation president, Alberto Puig de la Barca, held a…

_____ (2022-12-05). The Guardian Could Help Assange By Retracting All The Lies It Published About Him. strategic-culture.org The Guardian has joined The New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El País in signing a letter from the five papers which collaborated with WikiLeaks twelve years ago in the publication of the Chelsea Manning leaks to call for the Biden administration to drop all charges against Julian Assange. This sudden jolt of mainstream support comes as news breaks that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been personally pushing the US government to bring the Assange case to a close.

____ (2022-12-05). International Media Groups Urge US to Drop Julian Assange Charges in Letter. transcend.org Twelve years ago, on 28 Nov 2010, our five international media outlets–the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel–published a series of revelations in cooperation with WikiLeaks that made the headlines around the globe. Our statement supporting the end of the US government's prosecution of Julian Assange.

_____ (2022-12-05). US Youth Observe Cuba's Elections And Learn About Real Democracy. popularresistance.org Cuba held elections for its organs of local government, the Municipal Assemblies of People's Power, on November 27. A delegation of youth from the United States observed the vote first-hand as part of the US-Cuba Youth Friendship Meeting. | Coming from the fundamentally undemocratic US Empire, it was the first time that many participants saw a functional electoral system in which the masses actually participate, and in which the majority truly rules. | We observed voting in La Corbata, a neighborhood in La Habana currently undergoing transformation. | The polling site was inside a newly constructed cultural-techn…

Editor (2022-12-05). Donate Before Dec. 15 for Free Book by Robert Scheer. scheerpost.com Our content is carefully written by our talented contributors and curated by our award-winning staff journalists, focusing on the key issues of the day. Led by veteran Los Angeles Times journalists — Publisher Robert Scheer and Editor Narda Zacchino — we strive to bring you valuable content on the critical issues of the day that the mainstream media too often will not report. We look to you — our readers — and a couple of generous grantors, for donations to maintain and grow our small operation (one in which the publisher and editor take no salary). | Our journalism is vital to under…

Paul Messersmith-Glavin (2022-12-04). The Expansive Horizons of Antifascism: Interview With Editor Shane Burley. truthout.org The following interview was originally published by The Institute for Anarchist Studies. Paul Messersmith-Glavin: Talk about what was going on in the world four or five years ago and what motivated you to put this collection together. Shane Burley: I think I first came up with the idea in 2018 when I was at a bar with Kim Kelly and Spencer Sunshine. It seemed like the time to start something like… |

Staff (2022-12-04). GOP Silence on Trump's Call to Axe Constitution Reveals 'Full Embrace of Fascism': House Dem. commondreams.org "Last week the leader of the Republican Party had dinner with a Nazi leader and a man who called Adolf Hitler 'great,'" said Rep. Bill Pascrell. "Yesterday Trump called for throwing out the Constitution and making himself dictator."

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). Sleeping With The Third Reich: America's Unspoken "Alliance" with Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union. globalresearch.ca Without US support to Nazi Germany, the Third Reich would not have been able to wage war on the Soviet Union. Germany's oil production was insufficient to wage a major military campaign. Throughout the war, the Third Reich relied on regular shipments of crude oil from US Standard Oil owned by the Rockefeller family.

Editor (2022-12-04). Zelensky Looks to Ban Christian Denomination With Ties to Moscow. scheerpost.com

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Italy's Arms Lobby Won: Weapons In Kiev Throughout 2023. southfront.org Written by Piero Messina | Ensure the health of Calabrian citizens and supply arms to Ukraine. All in one law. This is how politics is done in Italy. When there is a goal to be achieved and a provision must be voted on, a single cauldron is created for the parliamentarians to vote on. Life and death seamless. | Someone had deluded himself that with the passage of the leadership of the Italian government from the hands of Mario Draghi to those of Giorgia Meloni the vision of the conflict in…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Pavlovka; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Novosyolovskoye; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Yagodnoye; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Russian air defense systems shot down 5 HIMARS rockets near Kra…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Ukrainian Artillery And US HARM Missiles Target Civilians In DPR, LPR. southfront.org The Ukrainian military continues shelling on civilians in the regions it lost. Since the early morning on December 4, Ukrainian shells have been hitting settlements in the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics. The attacks still continue but have already resulted in victims among the civilians. | The Ukrainian military is now shelling the capital of the Donetsk People's Republic. So far, at least two districts of Donetsk have come under fire. These are the Kuibyshevsky and Kievsky regions.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Russian Forpost-R Drones Attack Ukrainian Targets In Kharkiv (Videos). southfront.org The Forpost drone. Source: the Russian Ministry of Defense (mil.ru/924gcba/equipment/more.htm?id=12047553@morfMilitaryModel) | Russian combat drones continue to hunt down Kiev forces in the framework of the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine. | On December 2 and 4, Russian sources shared videos documenting two recent strikes by a Forpost-R combat drone on Kiev forces near the settlement of Vovchansk in the Kharkiv region. The first strike hit a checkpoint with four personnel, while the second destroyed military truck…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. news.antiwar.com Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), the head of the House Armed Services Committee, said Saturday that the growing calls for more oversight of the billions of dollars the US is spending on Ukraine are "part of Russian propaganda." While the majority of Republicans strongly favor continuing to arm Ukraine, even the more hawkish GOP members have …

Dean Baker (2022-12-04). The November Jobs Report Was Not as Strong as Advertised. cepr.net I confess, I am a card-carrying member of Team Transitory, and I have been wrong about the extent to which inflation would be persistent. This was largely due to subsequent rounds of Covid, China's zero Covid policy, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, all factors which the inflation hawks did not anticipate either. But regardless …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-04). Eastern Ukraine Had Good Reason to Join Russia, After Kyiv's Aggression. libya360.wordpress.com Dan Kovalik Once a Pittsburgh sister city also known for its steel industry, Donetsk, and the greater Donbas region in which it is located, has been at war since 2014. According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, 14,000 people died in this conflict, even before Russia began its military operations in February. I've…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-04). "Deliberate Ambiguity": Israel's Nuclear Weapons Are Greatest Threat to Middle East. dissidentvoice.org As western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic western hypocrisy. 'The Conference on the Establishment of a …

_____ (2022-12-04). Why Are the Diavoli Incarnati From the Collective West Turning a Blind Eye to the High-Profile but Yet a Bogus Legal Trial on the Malaysian Airplane Crash? strategic-culture.org Russia is being accused of a whole range of crimes here and on the other hand she is not allowed to have appropriate legal defence. | "Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested." | ‚Äï Franz Kafka, The District Court in the Hague has just finalised the trial about the air crash of the Malaysian flight MX17 from July 2014 and the elaboration and the complete deliberation of the court decision put forth that the plane was downed by the missile…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Russia Rejects EU's $60 Oil Price Cap. news.antiwar.com Russia on Saturday rejected the EU's decision to impose a price cap on Russian oil for $60 per barrel and warned it will cut off any country that endorses the cap. The EU's ban on Russian oil will take effect on Monday, and the idea of the cap is so European insurance and other services …

____ (2022-12-04). EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against Russia. ecns.cn The European Commission on Friday proposed making the circumvention of the European Union's (EU) sanctions against Russia a criminal offense.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-04). How to Destroy Russia. 2019 Rand Corporation Report: "Overextending and Unbalancing Russia" globalresearch.ca Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA.

WSWS (2022-12-04). UK government prepares "emergency powers" to smash strikes. wsws.org To justify repression against workers fighting low pay, the destruction of their conditions and threat of thousands of job losses, the government once again denounced them as stooges of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ryan Cristián (2022-12-04). The Pirate Stream: Dialectical Dissidents Episode 4. thelastamericanvagabond.com Join us on today's episode of The Pirate Stream Dialectical Dissidents. Pirate Stream Media is a new platform of dedicated content creators focused on circumventing the tightly controlled, manipulated, and outright censored media space of today (both corporate and independent media) with a commitment to objectivity, integrity, and a stark awareness of the two

_____ (2022-12-04). US, China Defense Ministers meet on the sidelines of the 9th ADMM-Plus Forum. journal-neo.org The results of the meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden, which took place on November 14 on the sidelines of the G20 summit, have been given different evaluations. By official representatives of both countries and independent commentators alike. Which is natural, since, despite the highest level of representation of the …

_____ (2022-12-04). Biggest Academic Strike In US History Continues. popularresistance.org After over two weeks of the largest higher education strike in US history, postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of California have reached a tentative agreement with the UC system. The agreement will lead to significant wage increases, one of the key demands of the striking workers. However, these university employees will continue the strike action in solidarity with the 36,000 graduate student employees whose demands are yet to be met.After over two weeks of the largest higher education strike in US history, postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of Califo…

_____ (2022-12-04). Latin America's Plan To Challenge US Dollar With New Currency. popularresistance.org The US dollar is used in the majority of international trade, and its status as the global reserve currency gives the United States an "exorbitant privilege" that underpins its geopolitical and economic dominance. | Yet opposition to Washington's hegemony is growing around the world. Institutions of Eurasian integration are proposing their own currencies and payment systems. Latin America, too, has ambitious plans to end its dependence on the US dollar. | Prominent economist Andrés Arauz, a leftist leader who came close to winning Ecuador's 2021 presidential elections, published a blueprint for a "new regional fi…

_____ (2022-12-04). Haiti: Neocolonial Dictatorship, Paramilitary And Police Terror. popularresistance.org On October 7th, in the face of massive and ever-growing demonstrations all across Haiti demanding the uprooting of the right-wing Haitian Tét Kale Party (PHTK) dictatorship, Prime Minister Ariel Henry exploited the fiction of a war between his regime and "gangs" to call for the intervention of foreign troops to expand the colonial occupation of Haiti. In doing so, he was echoing the tweet made the day before by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro. Within days, the Biden Administration proceeded to draft a UN Security Council resolution calling for the expanded deployment of foreign troops in Haiti. To date, the UN…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Narrative Of Sham Elections. popularresistance.org Every mainstream media outlet described the referenda in September in the Donetsk, Lugansk People's Republics (LPR and DPR), Kherson Region and part of Zaporozhye as a "sham" and therefore "rigged." The results were certainly not what one finds in Western style party political contestations. So, it is very easy to pass these results off as "rigged" to an audience that has not investigated beyond what main stream Western media choose to report. But to equate what was going on there with what is going on in the West is sheer idiocy. To see why the vote went the way it did, follow the reports of Patrick Lancaster, E…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part II. popularresistance.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since 2018 have swept Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Chile, Columbia, and Brazil. At the same time, China has emerged as an economic presence while tumultuously inflationary winds blow in the world economy. | In this larger context, the socialist tr…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part III. popularresistance.org US and other western central banks — what Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega calls the "gang of assassins who control the global economy" — maintained low interest rates for much of the last decade which encouraged countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to take out large loans. | Starting around 2021, interest rates were slowly raised. Coincident, the pandemic hit and developing countries were forced to go further into debt to fund Covid measures and cushion the effects of the economic dislocation. In these volatile times, the value of the US dollar has increased on international markets. | For…

_____ (2022-12-04). US Railroad Workers 'Under The Thumb'. popularresistance.org Probably the most important US labor event of 2022 has been the 115,000 US railroad workers and their unions attempt to bargain a new contract with the super profitable Railroad companies. As of December 2, 2022, however, that negotiations has not turned out well for the workers. The US government—the Biden administration and Democrat controlled US Congress with the help of virtually all the Republicans—have repeatedly intervened on the side of the management in the negotiations. | Beginning last September, that intervention has ensured that the workers would not be able to strike in order to advance…

_____ (2022-12-04). American Forces Needlessly Caught in Turkish Crossfire. strategic-culture.org After a terrorist attack in Istanbul killed six and wounded 81, Turkey retaliated, launching a fierce air campaign against targets it claimed to be Kurdish militias in northern Iraq and Syria supporting the PKK. Whether Erdogan will stop there remains unclear as he threatens Turkey's fourth ground incursion into Northern Syria since 2016 — a threat he has made without follow through since May 2022.

_____ (2022-12-04). Mali's Break With France Shows Cracks in Atlantic Alliance. strategic-culture.org

Abdel Bari Atwan (2022-12-04). Israel's war on the Palestinian narrative. thealtworld.com Brandishing the sword of anti-Semitismto suppress the truth won't work forever | Israel's lobbyists in the West are in a frenzy these days. They are desperate to discredit and denounce any political act or artistic work that exposes the ugly criminal face of Israeli occupation, especially in the Western world and its festivals, forums, universities, and media. This is an assault on freedom of expression which used to be a mainstay of Western democracy but is regrettably no longer the case. | A ferocious campaign is currently being waged against the film Farha by Jordanian director Darin Sallam, which tells the st…

Andreas Wailzer (2022-12-04). Tyranny Looms as Digital IDs and Currencies Roll Out Around the World. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Iraq On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Drone Attack Leaves Four Dead Or Wounded On Yemen's West Coast, Houthis Blamed. southfront.org . | A mosque in the district of Hays in al-Hudaydah province on Yemen's western coast was reportedly attacked by an combat drone during Friday prayers on December 2. | The drone targeted the al-Rawan mosque with two munitions, killing a worshiper and wounding at least three others including a child. The attack caused a state of panic among the worshipers and the people nearby. | Yemeni officials affiliated with the Saudi-led coalition blamed the deadly drone attack on the Houthis…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Palestinian Fighters Fire At Israeli Warplanes As Strikes Hit Gaza Following Rocket Attack (Videos). southfront.org Early on December 4, a series of Israeli strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that targeted settlements near the Palestinian enclave. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said that a rocket was fired from Gaza at southern Israel late on December 3. The rocket landed in an open field, causing no injuries or damage. Still, an alert was activated near the Gaza border settlements of Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza. | In a statement, the IDF said that the retaliatory strikes targeted a weapons workshop a…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Photos: ISIS Cells In Syria Pledge Allegiance To New Leader. southfront.org ISIS cells in Syria have pledged allegiance to the new leader of the terrorist group Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi. | The appointment of Abu al-Hussein as the new leader of ISIS was announced in an official audio message that was released on November 30. The leader succeeded Amaq, ISIS's main news agency, released on December 2 photos showing terrorists in different part…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). SDF Commander Among Two Killed In Turkish Drone Strike On Northern Syria (Video). southfront.org Late on December 3, at least two people were killed when a Turkish drone strike hit a truck in the northern region of Syria. | The truck was reportedly moving near the village of Sanjaq Sadoun in the northern al-Hasakah countryside, which is controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), when it was targeted by a Turkish combat drone. | One of the casualties was identified as Hussein Sheikh Mamd, a field commander of the SDF, while the other was just a driver. | This was the…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Syrian Army Deployed Reinforcements in Central Region, Intensified Operations Against ISIS. southfront.org . | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed reinforcements in central Syria and intensified its operations against ISIS cells in the region, the Syrian daily Al Watan reported on December 4. | The army deployed additional troops and equipment in the eastern desert of the ancient city of Palmyra in the eastern Homs countryside. | At the same time, the army intensified its combing operations in the outskirts of the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern Homs countryside, where several…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Two Attacks Hit Large Turkish Base In Northern Iraq Within 24 Hours (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | Late on December 4, a rocket attack targeted a large base of the Turkish military near the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | According to Iraqi media, as many as ten rockets struck the base and its vicinity, causing several fires. No casualties were reported, however. The rocket launchers were found by Iraqi security forces in the area of Agi Gokh in Bashiqa, not far away from the base. | This was th…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-12-04). Some Oil Paintings I've Done Recently. thealtworld.com I've been doing a lot of oil painting lately. Here are some of the ones I like: | ‚ùñ | Julian Assange. | | ‚ùñ | Terence McKenna. | | ‚ùñ | Assange again. I enjoy painting eyes. | | ‚ùñ | My husband Tim. | | ‚ùñ | Lightbulbs. | | ‚ùñ | The grandfather from the documentary About…

Christine Massey (2022-12-04). Video: Does the Virus Exist? Has SARS-CoV-2 Been Isolated? Interview with Christine Massey. globalresearch.ca "is there reliable evidence that SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"? | Christine Massey submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to some 90 Health /Science institutions.

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/10: Nonewsauthor"> Cinema – Rhody/Smith/Kujawskis Minimal Expanded Cinema. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Dr. Charles Hoffe (2022-12-04). Video: Covid mRNA Vaccine. Biggest Disaster in Medical History. Dr. Charles Hoffe. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2022-12-04). Invention of "The Covid Narrative": The PCR Test Sustains The Myth of a Global Pandemic. It Serves to "Maintain Fear" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-04). Comicomment: Gunshots shatter illusion of US-style human rights. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). World's first high-speed railway in extremely low temperatures transports 670 mln passengers in 10 years. ecns.cn The world's first high-speed railway operating at high latitudes and extremely low temperatures in winter, Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway, has transported 670 million passengers since it began service ten years ago.

____ (2022-12-04). China's two meteorological satellites put into operation. ecns.cn Two meteorological satellites, along with their ground application systems, have officially started operation, said the China Meteorological Administration on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-04). Profile: Jiang Zemin's great, glorious life. ecns.cn Jiang Zemin was an outstanding leader enjoying high prestige acknowledged by the whole Communist Party of China (CPC), the entire military and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese people mourn Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Chinese people were saddened to hear the news of the passing of their former leader Jiang Zemin, who died Wednesday in Shanghai at the age of 96.In the city of Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, flower bouquets lined the entrance to the former residence of Jiang.

____ (2022-12-04). Asian, African diplomats in China mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from Asian and African countries visited China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday and Friday and offered their condolences over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway marks first anniversary. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has transported a total of 8.5 million passengers and 11.2 million tons of goods as of Saturday, since its launch on Dec. 3 a year ago, according to China State Railway Group.

____ (2022-12-04). (W. E. Talk) Yin Kaipu: Why dida Plant Hunter Call China 'the Mother of World Gardens'. ecns.cn Lilies are popular in European and American courtyards, but almost all the mother plants of European and American lilies originated from Lilium regale in China. The rose, which in the West symbolizes love, is actually a hybrid of the European rose and the Chinese rose. Kiwifruit, a New Zealand calling card , was born in China and is also known as the Chinese gooseberry.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese spokesperson says U.S. lets ally Europe pay price of crisis. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Friday said the United States is letting its ally Europe pay the price in the crisis.

____ (2022-12-04). UN chief Guterres calls for renewed efforts to end slavery. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on governments and societies to recommit to eradicating slavery, and underscored the need to recognize the painful legacy of slavery and the growing of its modern forms.

____ (2022-12-04). More world leaders mourn passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Leaders of many countries and international organizations continued to express their deep condolences by phone, letter and other means to Chinese President Xi Jinping over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese armed forces mourn passing of Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Officers and soldiers throughout the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) have for days mourned Comrade Jiang Zemin who passed away at the age of 96 on Wednesday, remembering his remarkable accomplishments.

____ (2022-12-04). John Lee says next five years critical for Hong Kong's new leap forward. ecns.cn John Lee, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Saturday that the next five years are a critical period for Hong Kong to break new ground and make a new leap forward.

____ (2022-12-04). Shanghai's largest heritage complex reopens after renovation. ecns.cn Built in 1882, Zhang Yuan or Zhang's Garden, a community filled with hundreds of shikumen houses in downtown Shanghai's Jing'an district is widely known as Shanghai's largest, best-preserved and most diverse shikumen compound.

____ (2022-12-04). Decoding tea culture in Song Dynasty. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang Dynasties. ecns.cn The ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang dynasties is now part of Luoyang City and its outskirts in Henan Province. Built in 605, the ancient city was the eastern capital of the Sui and Tang dynasties.

____ (2022-12-04). In numbers: China's tea industry at a glance. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Culture fact: Chinese tea culture. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Timeline of the building of China's Space Station. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) Mobile Payments Inject New Momentum into China's Economy. ecns.cn China has also moved quickly in Digital Currency Electronic Payment, piloting the new money in major cities including Beijing and Shanghai. Transactions using the digital money has surpassed 100 billion yuan (13.9 billion dollars).China will move forward building infrastructure of the digital money and its ecosystem and improving the system's security and reliability.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway transports 8.5 million passengers. ecns.cn As of Friday, the China-Laos Railway has handled over 8.5 million passenger trips and transported 11.2 million tonnes of cargo since its launch a year ago, the Chinese railway operator said.

____ (2022-12-04). Ancient tomb unearthed in N China's Shanxi. ecns.cn Ancient tombs dating back to about eight hundred years ago were unearthed in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, according to Taiyuan Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology.

____ (2022-12-04). Made-in-China products shine at Qatar World Cup. ecns.cn Various World Cup-related products were dazzling in souvenir shops in Doha, capital of Qatar, most of which are made in China, including the Qatar World Cup Mascot La'eeb, souvenirs, sports gear, T-shirts, badges and phone cases.

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) The Yellow River: A 'mother river' benefiting its people. ecns.cn On October 30, 2022, the Yellow River Protection Law of China was approved at a meeting of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which means the ecological protection and high-quality development of the Yellow River basin has become a law to abide by.

Editor (2022-12-04). Clare Daly ripping NATO a new one. mronline.org Clare Daly Member of the European Parliament…

Editor (2022-12-04). Matt Taibbi: Munk Debate on Mainstream Media. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-04). The Chris Hedges Report: The Fed's Response to Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer of Wealth (With Richard Wolff ). scheerpost.com Capitalist profiteering is the real driver of the inflation crisis, and raising interest rates only passes the costs onto workers already overwhelmed by personal debt and stagnant wages.

Editor (2022-12-04). The Secret Reason the US is Still in Syria. scheerpost.com It's tough to overstate how bad things are in Syria. According to the UN, "90 percent of all Syrians today are forced to live below the poverty line with around 12 million grappling with severe food insecurity."

Editor (2022-12-04). US Youth Observe Cuba's Elections—and Learn About 'Real Democracy'. scheerpost.com A delegation of youth from the United States observed Cuba's November 2022 municipal elections and offer an inside look into a true people's democracy, where workers decide who will govern them, not wealthy oligarchs and corporations.

Edward Curtin (2022-12-04). The U.S. Is Leading the World Into the Abyss. globalresearch.ca

Ella Kietlinska (2022-12-04). Active US Military Service Members: Significant Increase in Cancers, Myocarditis, and Pericarditis Resulting from Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Ethan Huff (2022-12-04). Many People Fully Vaccinated for COVID Are Now Going Blind. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-12-04). Minneapolis says no to fake 'community commission' on police crimes. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – In early December, the Minneapolis city council will vote on a "Community Commission on Police Oversight" (CCPO). But despite the name of this proposed commission, Twin Cities activists say that this commission would do nothing to actually hold police accountable, and community members were not consulted in the creation of this proposal. | On November 28, the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) held a press conference to bring attention to the many problems with the proposed commission. In addition, they denounced that the actual language for the proposed commission was released to…

Fight Back (2022-12-04). Tallahassee: Attack on Civilian Police Review Board member Taylor Biro defeated. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On December 1, Tallahassee's Civilian Police Review Board (CPRB) held its monthly meeting. A major topic of concern was the recent attack of one of the board's members, Taylor Biro. | During the October 12 city commission meeting, Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox, who was endorsed by and received donations from the Police Benevolent Association, brought up the issue of alleged bias against law enforcement by members of the CPRB. She stated that she heard a member attended a meeting with a cup bearing the phrase "Fuck the police." | After this, on November 16, the Police Benevolent Association (…

His Excellency Carlo Maria Viganà≤ (2022-12-04). Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganà≤: The COVID Pandemic Farce Served as a Trial Balloon for the New World Order. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-04). Thousands March in Morocco to Protest Worsening Economic Conditions and Oppression. libya360.wordpress.com Tanupriya Singh (Photo: Workers' Democratic Way) Thousands marched on December 4 in Rabat against soaring prices of basic goods including food and fuel. The protest also drew attention to the attacks on freedom of expression, public services, and labor rights Thousands of people gathered at the Bab Al-Ahad Square in Moroccan capital Rabat on Sunday,…

J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander (2022-12-04). Lockdown light – Corona crisis and capitalism. indybay.org The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and | 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves.

Jane Slaughter (2022-12-04). Reformers Win Big in United Auto Workers Election, Reject Entrenched Leadership. truthout.org Originally published by Labor Notes What is the mood at United Auto Workers headquarters today? Day drinking? Shopping for retirement condos? Dunning staff for money to try desperately to win the run-off? Shredding documents? Reformers in the United Auto Workers are jubilant as they seem set to make a historic change in the top leadership of their union, ending 70 years of one-party top-down rule. |

Ken Schwencke (2022-12-04). Financial Technology Firms Made "Massive Profits" on PPP Loans, Engaged in Fraud. truthout.org Originally published by ProPublica. Financial technology firms at the front lines of approving loans through the Paycheck Protection Program — intended to help small businesses survive during the pandemic — lacked fraud controls, chased high fees to the detriment of some borrowers and sometimes exploited their business relationships to arrange suspect loans for the companies' own executives. |

Kenny Stancil (2022-12-04). Protesters Across UK Demand Government Address Fuel Poverty Crisis This Winter. truthout.org People in dozens of cities across the United Kingdom hit the streets on Saturday to demand immediate government action to prevent thousands of struggling workers from freezing to death in their homes this winter. Demonstrators drew attention to the worsening crisis of fuel poverty and called on lawmakers to pick up more of the tab for skyrocketing bills, fund home insulation… |

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-04). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-04). Meet the Bay Area Photographers Safety Group. indybay.org Bay Area Photographers Organize for Safety in face of increasing armed robberies…

Mac Slavo (2022-12-04). Rockefeller Foundation Funds Behavioral Scientists to Brainwash People Into Taking COVID Injections. globalresearch.ca

Mforinoco (2022-12-04). Haiti in the Caribbean: A Political Economy Perspective on the Urgent Crisis of Imperialism. orinocotribune.com By Tamanisha John Nov 23, 2022 | If Haiti is "the poorest country in the hemisphere" it is because imperialist policies continue to impoverish and destabilize that nation. | Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especiall…

____ (2022-12-04). Brian Does A Good Job On B-21. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Excellent elaboration: It was about PR primarily…

____ (2022-12-04). They Begin To Suspect Something… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Paul Oboohov (2022-12-04). Protesters target the Australian Defence Exports Office. greenleft.org.au "The Australian Defence Exports Office (ADEO) is a gift from the government to the weapons' corporations," Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). NATO-Exit under Art. 13: Dismantle NATO, Close Down 800 US Military Bases, Prosecute the War Criminals. globalresearch.ca Washington's unspoken hegemonic objective is Worldwide militarization and economic conquest. This imperial design is carried out through acts of war, military intervention, coups d'Etat, regime change, US sponsored insurgencies, cyber-warfare, economic sabotage and destabilization. "All options are on the table".

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca First published on November 26, 2022 | *** | We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. | The Reuters and AP media "trackers" and "fact checkers" will be out to smear the testimonies of parents who have lost their …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Bill Willers (2022-12-04). They're Killing our Children: Will There be Doctors and Public Health Officials Fleeing for the Exits? globalresearch.ca

Robert J. Burrowes (2022-12-04). Are We Human? Are We Free? Defeating the World Economic Forum's 'Great Reset' before It Destroys Us. globalresearch.ca Governments are not driving 'The Great Reset'; it is an initiative of the global elite and governments are simply elite puppets. | Resistance requires solidarity as well as strategically-focused grassroots actions directed against the financial elite's 'Great Reset' agenda.

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-04). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America The Pink Tide Surges, 2018-2022 (Part 1). orinocotribune.com

Ryan Black (2022-12-04). More Than 500 Labor Historians Condemn Biden's Freight Rail Intervention. progressivehub.net AARON GORDON | VICE…

Scorinoco (2022-12-04). CITGO, Valero, and PBF Refineries Vie for Venezuelan Crude Oil from Chevron. orinocotribune.com US oil refineries that were once regular buyers of Venezuelan crude oil are now vying to gain access to upcoming cargoes chartered by Chevron under the Valero Energy Corp, PBF Energy, and CITGO Petroleum have shown interest in gaining access to the crude oil that Chevron expects to ship in the coming weeks, the sources said. | Venezuelan he…

Scorinoco (2022-12-04). US Senate Votes to Force Rail Workers to Work Without Sick Leave. orinocotribune.com On December 1, the United States Senate voted to force rail workers to accept a tentative agreement that provides no paid sick leave, which is the central demand of unionized workers. This agreement had been

SP Editor (2022-12-04). Does Claiming 1.5 ∞ Is Unachievable Serve Fossil Fuel Interests? scheerpost.com By Mitchell Beer | The Energy Mix It's "factually incorrect and politically very wrong" to say a 1.5 ∞C limit on average global warming is no longer possible, International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol said this week, pushing back on the "unusual coalition" of scientists, activists, and fossil industry "incumbents" that have been carrying that …

Staff (2022-12-04). Orinoco Tribune Needs Your Support: End of Year & Anniversary Donation Drive. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 5, 2022 ( Throughout November, our anniversary month, although we had hoped and still aspire to achieve an increase in our mont…

Staff (2022-12-04). President Maduro Meets with Opposition Group at Miraflores Palace, Agenda to be Drafted. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2022-12-04). International lawyers' organization adopts resolutions to free Salah Hamouri and the Holy Land Five, condemn German anti-Palestinian repression. samidoun.net The International Association of Democratic Lawyers, an international alliance of lawyers and legal organizations accredited to ECOSOC and UNESCO, convened its Council meeting virtually on 3-4 December 2022, considering a number of important issues. The IADL, which brings together progressive lawyers and legal organizations from all continents, addressed a wide variety of global topics during …

Staff (2022-12-04). The Grassroots Are Growing—And Reimagining What's Possible. commondreams.org The Fight for $15 and a Union has shown that to effectively challenge the stranglehold of the neoliberal political economy, interventions must come from the bottom up, reflecting the genuine voices of workers and their communities.

Staff (2022-12-04). The Republican War on Democracy Has Spread to Ballot Measures. commondreams.org Time and again, when Republicans hold power, they wield it to silence the will of the people by making it harder for citizens to pursue direct democracy.

Staff (2022-12-04). Service Workers in the US South Get New Union. commondreams.org Though they comprise the largest segment of the region's workforce, they are also its most marginalized, their lives defined by their low wages, transience, and invisibility.

Staff (2022-12-04). Why Our Movements Need to Start Singing Again. commondreams.org Music is making a comeback in movement spaces, as organizers rediscover how song culture strengthens the capacity to create social change.

SUN (2022-12-04). COVID-19 Vaccines: Proof of Lethality. Over One Thousand Scientific Studies. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-12-04). Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-14 returns to Earth. telesurenglish.net Taikonauts Chen Dong, Cai Xuzhe and Liu Yang, the first Chinese woman to go into space a decade ago, arrived at the orbiting station on June 5, 2022 and spent a total of 183 days in orbit. | The orbital complex, with a habitable space of 110 cubic meters for three astronauts (six during the crew changeover), will become fully operational in 2022 and is expected to have a useful life of 15 years. Dec. 04, 2022.

TeleSUR (2022-12-04). Cuba Elects Delegates To Municipal Assemblies in Second Round. telesurenglish.net A total of 925 constituencies in Cuba began voting this Sunday in the second round to elect delegates to the municipal assemblies of the People's Power. | RELATED: | After the election day of last Sunday, November 27, 11, 2 constituencies in Cuba defined, in the first round, their next delegate, while in 925 the process will be resumed this Sunday, informed the president of the National Electoral Council (CEN), Alina Bals…

TeleSUR (2022-12-04). England Buries Senegal's Hopes in Qatar World Cup. telesurenglish.net The Senegalese team created more chances to score in the first half and a great save by Jordan Pickford prevented Boulaye Dia from giving the defeated side the lead after 38 minutes. | In the second half, Saka scored England's third with a fine finish past Mendy from Phil Foden's cross. Dec. 04, 2022.

TeleSUR (2022-12-04). Peru Holds Elections for Governors in Nine Provinces. telesurenglish.net Almost seven million voters are eligible to participate this Sunday in the election of governors and vice governors in nine regions of the country: Amazonas, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Lambayeque, Lima provinces, Moquegua, Pasco and Piura. | RELATED: | The National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) informed that the first polling station for the development of the second regional election, in nine regions of the c…

TeleSUR (2022-12-04). Von Der Leyen Advocates Response to U.S. Anti-inflation Law. telesurenglish.net The European Union (EU) must take measures to balance global competition after the approval of the US Inflation Reduction Act, declared the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. | RELATED: | "We must adjust our rules to facilitate public investment in environmental transformation, and pan-European funding must also be re-evaluated," Von der Leyen declared while speaking at the College of Europe…

The Alternative World (2022-12-04). "Be it Resolved: Don't Trust Mainstream Media" thealtworld.com Matt Taibbi- Author Douglas Murray and I take on Malcolm Gladwell of the New Yorker, and Michelle Goldberg of the New York Times | The following is a transcript of the Munk Debates in Toronto last Wednesday, November 30th, in which author Douglas Murray and I took on New Yorker contributor Malcolm Gladwell and columnist Michelle Goldberg of the New York Times. As

The Lever (2022-12-04). LEVER WEEKLY: All They Had To Do Was Nothing. 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? |

Workers World Party (2022-12-04). Workers World Party statement Solidarity with railroad workers! workers.org President Joe Biden has just signed legislation, passed by both houses of Congress, imposing a contract between Class One freight rail companies and the 11 railroad unions. Thus with the stroke of a pen, the CEO of the capitalist state, Biden, stripped these unions of their most basic right: the . . . |

Workers World Party (2022-12-04). Workers World Party statement: Solidarity with railroad workers! workers.org President Joe Biden has just signed legislation, passed by both houses of Congress, imposing a contract between Class One freight rail companies and the 11 railroad unions. Thus with the stroke of a pen, the CEO of the capitalist state, Biden, stripped these unions of their most basic right: the . . . |

WSWS (2022-12-04). Spain's Podemos rejects inquiry into Melilla massacre of migrants. wsws.org This pseudo-left party abandoned its own earlier call for an inquiry into the massacre after reports emerged that at least one migrant died within Spain itself.

WSWS (2022-12-04). Britain uses "aid" to Afghanistan as a cover for imperialist domination. wsws.org Far from providing humanitarian aid and relief in the aftermath of the NATO-led war and occupation, these financial flows served the imperialist powers' geostrategic and military agenda. International institutions such as the World Bank and United Nations were mobilized in this endeavour.

Robert Inlakesh (2022-12-04). Ridiculous CNN Story About Iran Threatening World Cup Team. thelastamericanvagabond.com Prior to the FIFA World Cup contest between the Iranian and US national teams, CNN released a report that alleged to bring information from a "source" that suggested the families of Iranian football players were threatened with torture. Although the report brings no corroborating information to bear, the claims were repeated verbatim across other Western

Staff (2022-12-04). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi primer día de clases. cubadebate.cu Hace unos días la convocamos y hoy regresa La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada al inicio del curso escolar en Cuba. Recuerda que puedes comunicarte con nosotros mediante el correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com o a través de nuestros perfiles en redes sociales.

Staff (2022-12-04). Yoan López o el chamaquito del Panel 2. cubadebate.cu øQuién le iba a decir que ese otro sueño lo cumpliría primero? O lo que es más raro: lo pondría en el camino de materializar el que parecía más fácil. En 2013 salió de Cuba con la aspiración de llegar a la Gran Carpa, dos años después (2015), cuando los Piratas de la Isla conseguían el subcampeonato en la Serie 54.

Staff (2022-12-04). Caribe, nuestra región entrañable. cubadebate.cu Sostiene Díaz-Canel encuentro con miembros de la misión estatal de Cuba en San Vicente y Las Granadinas, de la brigada médica y con representantes de la sociedad de amistad y residentes cubanos. Desde que llegamos hoy en la mañana a San Vicente y Las Granadinas hemos estado recibiendo mucho cariño de este pueblo, dijo el presidente.

Staff (2022-12-04). Continúa este domingo programa del presidente Díaz-Canel en San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu La visita oficial a San Vicente y las Granadinas del primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, continuó este domingo con un recorrido por el Moderno Centro Médico y de Diagnóstico, abierto en Georgetown en 2018 y fruto de una idea de Fidel.

Staff (2022-12-04). El tiempo: Lluvias en zonas de la costa norte oriental. cubadebate.cu Estará parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte, nublándose en ocasiones con aislados chubascos y lluvias, principalmente en la región oriental, en donde pueden persistir durante la tarde. En el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad, desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en algunas localidades con aisladas lluvias.

Staff (2022-12-04). Francia vence 3-1 a Polonia y sigue camino como uno de los aspirantes a llevarse la Copa en Catar 2022. cubadebate.cu Con dos goles de Mbappé y uno de Giroud, que se convirtió en máximo goleador histórico de la selección gala, Francia derrotó este domingo a Polonia, que solo pudo responder con un gol de penal que en último momento convirtió Lewandowski. Con juego incisivo, dominio y ofensiva efectiva, los franceses se confirmaron entre los aspirantes a la Copa en Catar 2022.

Staff (2022-12-04). La OPEP no cambiará metas de producción, en medio de sanciones que buscan reducir ingresos petroleros rusos. cubadebate.cu La OPEP decidió este domingo no modificar sus metas de producción en medio del entorno incierto que han generado las nuevas sanciones contra Rusia con las que Occidente busca afectar los ingresos petroleros de ese país y que amenazan con dejar al mercado sin cantidades significativas de crudo y elevar los precios.

Staff (2022-12-04). UNE no prevé afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno este domingo. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que la disponibilidad del SEN a las 07: 00 de este domingo era de de 2 270 MW y la demanda, de 1 780 MW, con toda la demanda servida. No se prevén afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno durante la jornada dominical. Para el pico nocturno se estima una disponibilidad de 2 544 MW y una afectación de 326 MW.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-04). Quinta ola de covid-19 inicia en Paraguay con 621 nuevos casos. telesurtv.net El director de vigilancia epidemiológica afirmó que el número de personas hospitalizadas se duplicó, pues fueron internados 44 pacientes, entre ellos cuatro embarazadas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). FMI aprueba a nivel técnico revisión del acuerdo con Argentina. telesurtv.net El entendimiento está sujeto a la revisión del directorio del FMI y si procede Argentina accedería a un desembolso de 6.000 millones de dólares.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Denuncian el asesinato de un líder social colombiano en Nariño. telesurtv.net El Indepaz apuntó que con este caso suman ya 179 líderes asesinados en lo que va de 2022 y 1.399 desde la firma del acuerdo de paz.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Sexualidad y discapacidad: importancia de un mundo inclusivo. telesurtv.net "Las desigualdades sanitarias sistémicas y persistentes, muchas personas con discapacidad corren el riesgo de morir mucho antes", precisó la OMS.

Ryan Black (2022-12-04). Cuba Goes on a Diplomatic Tour In An Increasingly Multipolar World. progressivehub.net MANOLO DE LOS SANTOS | INDEPENDENT MEDIA INSTITUTE…

Staff (2022-12-04). Gira presidencial (V y final): àöltimos detalles de un viaje a la luz. cubadebate.cu Menos de una semana (cargada de trabajo) duró la parada en Cuba, antes de iniciar otra gira, esta vez por el Caribe, donde habitan los amigos ( øo será mejor decir parientes?) más pequeños en extensión y población; los que a veces no tienen nada que dar y lo dan todo.

Staff (2022-12-04). CNN anuncia cientos de despidos: Un "puñetazo en el estómago" para la cadena. cubadebate.cu Llagan las vacas flacas a algunos medios de comunicación. Según el diario estadounidense The Hill, el consejero delegado de Network, Chris Licht, ha escrito una carta al personal del canal televisivo estadounidense CNN para informar a sus empleados que había comenzado el proceso de despidos a un número no especificado de empleados.

Staff (2022-12-04). Develan estatua de Carlos J. Finlay en el Instituto creador de las vacunas Soberanas. cubadebate.cu En el Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana, en horas de la mañana de este sábado 3 de diciembre, fue develada en el Instituto Finlay de Vacunas (IFV), en La Habana, la estatua del médico y científico cubano Carlos Juan Finlay y Barrés.

Staff (2022-12-04). Encuesta de Cubadebate: øQué equipos ganarán los octavos de final? cubadebate.cu La fase de grupos del Mundial de Catar 2022 ya es historia y hemos conocido a todas las selecciones clasificadas para los octavos de final. A partir de los pareos, Cubadebate te invita a seleccionar los equipos favoritos para pasar a la próxima fase del mundial. Puedes votar por las 8 selecciones de tu preferencia.

Staff (2022-12-04). OUT 27: Entrenamiento de Cuba en Bahamas, primeras noticias. cubadebate.cu La selección cubana de béisbol realizó este sábado su primera jornada de entrenamiento en uno de los complejos deportivos habilitados para los cinco conjuntos inscritos para la IV Copa del Caribe de Béisbol, que comenzará este domingo en esta ciudad. La dirección técnica aprovechó la jornada matutina para ejercitar la defensa y el pitcheo.

Staff (2022-12-04). Cuba celebra segunda vuelta de comicios municipales. cubadebate.cu Luego de la primera vuelta el pasado 27 de noviembre, 925 circunscripciones en Cuba regresan a las urnas este domingo en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones municipales para elegir a los representantes a las asambleas del Poder Popular. Los comicios de esta jornada se celebran en aquellas localidades donde no hubo un candidato elegido en la primera jornada electoral.

Staff (2022-12-04). Familias cubanas agradecen implementación del Código. cubadebate.cu "Las estadísticas de los servicios solicitados en estos dos primeros meses apuntan a que hay una aceptación de la población en cuanto a los beneficios que trae el Código de las Familias", afirmó Pilar Alicia Varona Estrada, viceministra de Justicia, al actualizar sobre el proceso de implementación de esa norma.

Staff (2022-12-04). Propuestas del Festival de Cine este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu El pasado jueves inició la 43 edición del Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, que se extenderá hasta el próximo 10 de diciembre. Compartimos la programación del domingo 3 de diciembre en el Cine 23 y 12, el Yara, el Charles Chaplin, el Acapulco y la Sala Jurado Ficción. Disfrute del séptimo arte que inunda por estos días a La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-04). Qué trae la prensa cubana, domingo 4 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-04). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este domingo 4 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-04). EN VIVO: Francia vs. Polonia en la Copa del Mundo Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El equipo de Francia clasificó a los octavos de final como líder del Grupo D, mientras que Polonia fue segunda del suyo.

TeleSUR, em, MER (2022-12-04). Argentina derrota a Australia y avanza a cuartos de final. telesurtv.net La Albiceleste consiguió su pase a la siguiente ronda del torneo gracias a los goles de Lionel Messi y de Julián Álvarez.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Bomberos controlan incendio en zona forestal de Río de Janeiro. telesurtv.net Tres equipos trabajaron para combatir las llamas, que se encuentra en una región de difícil acceso, incluidas las agrupaciones de los cuarteles de Copacabana, Gávea y Alto da Boa Vista.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Presidente de Cuba arriba a San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net La VIII Cumbre Cuba-CARICOM se celebrará el próximo 6 de diciembre en Barbados.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Irán comienza construcción de nueva central nuclear de Juzestán. telesurtv.net Se construirá exclusivamente por empresas iraníes en un terreno de aproximadamente hectáreas cerca del río Karún.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rinden homenaje a Pelé en Qatar en espera de su recuperación. telesurtv.net El deseo de salud al tres veces campeón mundial de fútbol brasileño Pelé fue sacado en la torre Aspire Tower en Qatar, la altura del edificio es de 300 metros.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rusia no aceptará techo al precio del petróleo impuesto por la UE. telesurtv.net Moscú no está dispuesto a admitir el precio de 60 dólares por barril acordado entre el G7, la UE y Australia.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Expresidente salvadoreño denuncia campaña de persecución política. telesurtv.net "Si de algo puedo enorgullecerme es de carecer de riquezas materiales", afirmó el exmandatario del país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Castillo afirma que nada impedirá que siga al mando de Perú. telesurtv.net El poder Legislativo peruano tiene programado discutir y someter a votación el miércoles próximo una tercera moción de vacancia (destitución).

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Conoce algunas palabras que el idioma euskera heredó al español. telesurtv.net Los últimos datos señalan que aproximadamente tan solo 900.000 personas son capaces de hablar en euskera.

TeleSUR, mm, JCM (2022-12-04). Países Bajos pasa a cuartos de final de la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net La selección de Países Bajos supera 3 goles a uno a su similar de Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Gobierno de Honduras impondrá estado de excepción parcial. telesurtv.net La medida se extenderá por 30 días, para impulsar el desarrollo económico y la seguridad en los espacios públicos.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). ONU condena asesinato de joven palestino en Huwwara, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Ammar Mifleh murió luego de que un militar israelí le disparase a quemarropa. Otros uniformados impidieron que fuese socorrido y murió desangrado.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Piden 25 años de cárcel para líder mapuche Héctor Llaitul en Chile. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía solicita penas por presuntos delitos de incitación y apología a la violencia, hurto, atentado contra la autoridad y usurpación.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Presidente Petro anuncia inicio de reforma agraria en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Comenzar la reforma agraria, de manera pacífica. He ahí el reto", indicó el mandatario colombiano.

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2022-12-05: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-12-05). Russia Becomes No. 1 Oil Supplier for India. infobrics.org Russia has become India's Top Oil supplier, edging past the traditionally dominant suppliers Saudi Arabia and Iraq, according to the energy cargo tracker Vortexa…

____ (2022-12-05). Key project of China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline is completed. ecns.cn A key construction project of the China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline was completed on Saturday. It will allow Russian gas to cross the Yangtze River to reach Shanghai.

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). Arnold August: Dems Seek Political Gain by Pretending Opposition To Right-wing Fascism (Interview). orinocotribune.com A Canadian expert on American internal affairs, Arnold August, says the Democrats' opposition to the "right-wing fascism" is not genuine. | "The interest of the Democrats and its media, such as CNN, is not to oppose right-wing fascism but rather to build a straw man for political gain in order to cover their own traces," August, a member of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), tells the Tehran Times. | August also says people in Europe and the United States know that "the US/NATO war against Russia" is the cause of unprecedented inflation in recent decades. | Following is the text of the interview: | Q: Inflation…

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). Arnold August: Dems Seek Political Gain by Pretending Opposition To Right-wing Fascism. orinocotribune.com By Mohammad Hassan Nikbin — Nov 22, 2022 | A Canadian expert on American internal affairs, Arnold August, says the Democrats' opposition to the "right-wing fascism" is not genuine. | "The interest of the Democrats and its media, such as CNN, is not to oppose right-wing fascism but rather to build a straw man for political gain in order to cover their own traces," August, a member of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), tells the Tehran Times. | August also says people in Europe and the United States know that "the US/NATO war against Russia" is the cause of unprecedented inflation in recent decades. | Follow…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Nigerian President Says Weapons From Ukraine are Winding Up in Africa. news.antiwar.com Nigeria's president has warned that weapons and ammunition used in the war in Ukraine are winding up in the hands of "terrorists" in the Lake Chad region of Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari made the comments last week from the Nigerian capital of Abuja. According to a press release from his office, Buhari drew attention "to the …

Alexander Neu (2022-12-05). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Why Is Donetsk Still Being Shelled By Ukrainian Forces Almost 10 Months After Russian Operations Began? southfront.org Amid the ongoing military offensive of Russian troops and PMCs on Donbass front lines, many people wonder: Why is the…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-05). Latest Ukraine Psycho Fear Porn: "Mail Bombs" and "Pig Eyes" globalresearch.ca

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-05). Ukraine: An "Afghanistan" in the Heart of Europe. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-12-05). Brazil and Russia: What Can Russia Expect from the New Government of Lula da Silva. infobrics.org Relations between Brazil and Russia have historically been marked by periods of estrangement and rapprochement…

Editor (2022-12-05). Scott Ritter: Merkel Reveals West's Duplicity. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-05). Chris Hedges: Know Thine Enemy. scheerpost.com The expedited legislation passed by Congress to avert a strike by railroad unions dealt one more blow in the decades long war waged by the two ruling parties against the working class.

_____ (2022-12-05). Blowback from US Midterm Elections for 2-Party System. journal-neo.org Much of what is published about the impact of the Midterm elections in the US must be taken with a grain of salt, not at face value. It is a lot more complicated than just that the Republicans have squeaked a majority in the House of Representatives and the Democrats in the Senate. Democrats may …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Lebanese Crisis and its Aftermath. journal-neo.org Lebanese legislators have failed for the seventh time to elect a successor to former president Michel Aoun, even as the absence of a president hinders efforts to rescue an economy that has fallen into the abyss. Parliament is split between supporters of the Hezbollah group and its opponents, and none of them has a clear …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-05). Lloyd Austin Says the Pentagon Is 'Aligning' Its Budget Like Never Before to Face China. news.antiwar.com Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Saturday delivered a speech where he reaffirmed that the Pentagon's top priority is countering China, which he accused of seeking to reshape the so-called "international order." "Now, the National Defense Strategy is clear-eyed about our main competitors. And that starts with the People's Republic of China (PRC)," Austin said …

_____ (2022-12-05). The Fed's Response To Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer Of Wealth. popularresistance.org The Federal Reserve has responded to runaway inflation by hiking up interest rates at the same time that Americans are drowning in historic levels of personal debt. With interest rates up, prices will only rise faster than wages, hitting the vast majority of people with stagnant or declining wages in real terms. The result is yet another upward transfer of wealth to the minority of capitalists responsible for the crisis in the first place. Economist Richard Wolff joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the origins of the inflation crisis, the Fed's response, and what this all means for working people. | Richard…

_____ (2022-12-05). Worthy And Unworthy Protest. popularresistance.org The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is on the verge of effectively making protest illegal. The Public Order Bill has passed in the House of Commons and is expected to be approved in the House of Lords and become law. The bill will ban any protest that "interferes with national infrastructure" or blocks construction or transportation. It gives police powers to search without "reasonable grounds." It allows for Serious Disruption Prevention Orders (SDPO) which give police the right to arrest anyone who may have violated these deliberately vague rules and prevents them from attending another pro…

Angela (2022-12-05). Sunday 12/11: Q&A Discussion of "Come and See; Go and Tell – Next Year in Palestine" indybay.org

Angela (2022-12-05). Saturday 12/3: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "In the Pocket of Oslo" indybay.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-05). Italy Odyssey 2023: Economic Recession. Is The Country At Risk Of A Secession Between North And South? southfront.org Written by Piero Messina The stars say it. Thus, if anyone believes in astrology, he will cry out his anger…

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-05). Saturday 12/17: Avant to Live – New Experimental Work. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

David Giesen (2022-12-05). Thursday 12/15: Solon's Salon. indybay.org Notable House | 189 Ellsworth St. | San Francisco…

Dr. Meryl Nass (2022-12-05). Video: Accused of "Covid Misinformation", Dr Meryl Nass Fights for Her Medical License. globalresearch.ca After initially having her license suspended by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine for allegedly "spreading covid misinformation" and being ordered to have a psychological evaluation conducted by a doctor of the Board's choosing, Dr. Meryl Nass, who has …

____ (2022-12-05). China's first hydrogen industrial vehicle production line put into operation in the Greater Bay Area. ecns.cn China's first hydrogen powered industrial vehicle production line is now fully operational in South China's Guangdong Province, which will support the green development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

____ (2022-12-05). Nation's auto manufacturers focus on wider Asian market. ecns.cn Asia is emerging after Europe as a new market for China-made new energy vehicles, attracting Chinese carmakers to introduce their cutting-edge products and scale up investment in the region.

____ (2022-12-05). China-Laos Railway sees first direct train for imported fruits to Chinese markets. ecns.cn 4 (Xinhua) — A train loaded with 25 containers of fruits from Thailand and Laos on Saturday arrived at Mohan railway station of the China-Laos Railway, southwest China's Yunnan Province.

____ (2022-12-05). Chinese companies busy with overseas orders. ecns.cn Workers of Chinese companies are busy with overseas orders in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.

____ (2022-12-05). China-made products record huge jump overseas. ecns.cn Household energy equipment, electric blankets, laser cutting machines and the products related to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar have gained popularity among overseas consumers.

____ (2022-12-05). Livestock in Xinjiang's Altay successfully migrates to winter pastures. ecns.cn More than 750,000 livestock in Altay prefecture, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, have successfully migrated from spring and autumn pastures to winter pastures this year…

____ (2022-12-05). Species that now enjoy improved protection in China's tropical island paradise. ecns.cn As the most important flagship species in the Hainan Tropical Rainforest National Park, the Hainan gibbon is the world's rarest primate and the most endangered among all gibbon species in the world.

____ (2022-12-05). Vaccinating elderly key to exiting pandemic. ecns.cn An abundance of data has shown that domestic COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for the elderly and other vulnerable groups, drugmakers have said, as experts reiterated the importance of expanding immunization coverage in order to cope with the epidemic.

____ (2022-12-05). Think tanks release report on China's outlook on human rights. ecns.cn A report examining contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights was released on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). Nurturing tech SMEs with timely funding. ecns.cn As of Dec 1, the number of listed companies on the Beijing Stock Exchange, China's newest bourse, reached 131, up 62 percent from 81 when trading began on Nov 15 last year.

____ (2022-12-05). Beijing hotel provides discounted rooms to stranded couriers. ecns.cn After noticing that couriers were being forced to sleep in their vehicles during Beijing's cold winter nights, Liu Yiying, who owns a small hotel decided immediately to do something, offering them beds at an extremely low rate.

____ (2022-12-05). Central delegation visits HK, Macao to deepen understanding of Party congress. ecns.cn Representatives from Hong Kong and Macao gathered to discuss the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China as a central government delegation arrived in the two special administrative regions.

____ (2022-12-05). China inspires world in human rights protection. ecns.cn China's novel ideas, measures and practices in terms of how to respect and protect human rights can offer inspiration for the rest of the world, especially for developing countries, said a new think tank report on Monday.

____ (2022-12-05). Palestine to attend meeting of Assembly of States Parties of ICC: official. ecns.cn Palestine is to attend a meeting of the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court (ICC) scheduled for Monday in The Hague, a senior Palestinian official announced on Sunday.

____ (2022-12-05). CPC is active promoter, staunch defender of human rights cause: report. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China (CPC) is an active promoter and staunch defender of the human rights cause, and has always included respecting and protecting human rights as a key part of national governance, says a report on China's human rights development.

____ (2022-12-05). COP15 aims for ambitious, practical biodiversity targets. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-05). PBOC and Macao monetary authority renew currency swap. ecns.cn The People's Bank of China and the Monetary Authority of Macao have renewed their bilateral currency swap agreement for another three years.

____ (2022-12-05). Full text: For a Life of Contentment — The Rationale for China's Human Rights Development. ecns.cn The China Foundation for Human Rights Development and the New China Research on Monday released a report on contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights, which is titled "For a Life of Contentment — The Rationale for China's Human Rights Development.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) How can Sino-German relation make steady progress after Scholz's visit. ecns.cn What does Chancellor Scholz's recent visit to China mean for both countries? How has the bilateral cooperation over the past 50 years benefited both sides? How can the two countries keep the stability and long-term continuation of their relationship?

____ (2022-12-05). COVID controls fine-tuned in cities. ecns.cn Several cities and provinces have recently optimized COVID-19 control measures concerning mass nucleic acid testing and medical services to minimize the impact on people and economic activity.

____ (2022-12-05). Indonesia's volcano Semeru erupts, alert raised to highest level. ecns.cn Indonesia's highest volcano on the country's most densely populated island of Java erupted Sunday. Authorities raised the volcano alert to its highest level.

____ (2022-12-05). Cities optimize COVID-19 measures to restore normal life. ecns.cn People shop at a mall in Beijing, Dec. 4, 2022. Shopping malls gradually restored business as Beijing optimized COVID-19 control measures.

____ (2022-12-05). China's Shenzhou-14 astronauts return safely. ecns.cn The three astronauts on the Shenzhou -14 returned to Earth on Sunday evening after a six-month mission that completed the in-orbit assembly of the Tiangong space station.

____ (2022-12-05). (100 great changes) Grand Canal witnesses 2,500 years of Chinese history. ecns.cn Grand Canal has witnessed Chinese history spanning over 2,500 years. The Grand Canal of China, consisting of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Sui-Tang Grand Canal and Eastern Zhejiang Canal, was a great project completed in ancient China. On June 22, 2014, the Grand Canal was included on the World Cultural Heritage List.

Eye Zen (2022-12-05). Friday 12/16: Revolution is Not a One Time Event. indybay.org Studio A.C.T @ 30 Grant Avenue san Francisco California 94108…

Fuck TERFs (2022-12-05). Monday 12/5: Warning: Transphobes Kara Dansky and Lierre Kieth plan to stage protest in Oakland. indybay.org René C. Davidson Courthouse | 1225 Fallon Street | Oakland, CA 94612…

Infobrics (2022-12-05). China's Xiamen Sees Trade with BRICS Up 26.3 Pct. infobrics.org East China's coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, saw its trade with BRICS countries increase 26.3 percent year on year to hit 76.46 billion yuan (about 10.67 billion U.S. dollars) in the first 10 months of this year…

International Human Rights Day Coalition (2022-12-05). Friday 12/9: Unite and Fight for our Rights, Lives, and planet. indybay.org Gather at the New Federal Building 7th and Mission | March to Powell and Market and Union Square…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-05). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

Labor Video Project (2022-12-05). Biden & Republicrats Union Busting Bill Against Railway Workers & Their Fight For Sick Pay. indybay.org The Biden administration with the support of most of the Democrats and Republicans in Congress pushed a bill that imposes a reactionary contract that severely limits sick pay and benefits BNSF railroad owner Warren Buffet and the other railroad corporations.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-05). The UC UAW Workers Strike & The Historic Fight For Housing & Against Privatization At The. indybay.org UCB geographer Gray Brechin who is also author of "Imperial San Francisco" and Harvey Smith who is with the People's Park Historic District Advocacy Group talk about the history of privatization and corporatization of the university and the role of the millionaire and billionaire Regents appointed by California governors.

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2022-12-05). Winter 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org Racist Hate and Migrantphobia Continues Under Biden…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-05). Rain or Shine, Grannies Rage for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Action at Federal Building part of Nationwide Protest…

LOL (2022-12-05). Bad Deal: Seeno's and Tagami's Newest Proposal for Concord. indybay.org The latest term sheet proposal by the Concord First (yes, really that's their name) Partners is a bad deal for Concord. Not only is it more of the same sprawl that fails at addressing climate challenges, the proposal reinforces the widening economic disparity in the region.

Melinda Hughes (2022-12-05). Monday 12/5: No Men In Women's Prisons. indybay.org Steps of R. C. Davidson Courthouse, Oakland…

Michael Petrelis (2022-12-05). Killer Robots Rally = Poor Progressive Organizing. indybay.org No reason to be a prop for a useless photo-op on a cold December morning.

Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center (2022-12-05). Saturday 12/17: 14th Annual Peace and Justice Awards Dinner. indybay.org

People for the American Way (2022-12-05). Sunday 12/4: "Voting Rights: The Struggle To Be Counted" – History Film on Black Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Phoebe Thomas Sorgen (2022-12-05). Sunday 12/4: Roy Zimmerman Concert & Political Comedy. indybay.org Berkeley – 1924 Cedar St. a block above MLK Wy. | BFUU Hall is midway between downtown and north Berkeley BART stations.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-05). Today the Threat of Nuclear War is Real: America's 1945 Plan: "Wipe the Soviet Union Off the Map", 204 Atomic Bombs against 66 Major Cities, US Nuclear Attack against USSR Planned During World War II. globalresearch.ca According to a secret document dated September 15, 1945, "the Pentagon had envisaged blowing up the Soviet Union with a coordinated nuclear attack directed against 66 major urban areas.

Staff (2022-12-05). Georgia: NATO's army in the Caucasus. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefenseDecember 4, 2022 The course on issues of compatibility with NATO and management of standardization has been completed A training course on issues of compatibility with NATO and management of standardization was held for the employees of the Ministry of Defense. The three-day training was led by Captain Antonios Garas, representative of …

Rose Ramirez (2022-12-05). Reproductive Rights Repertory on the Streets of San Francisco. indybay.org Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the photographer…

Rqorinoco (2022-12-05). The Meteoric Rise and Collapse of FTX. orinocotribune.com By Prabhat Patnaik — Nov 28, 2022 | Cryptocurrency is only an external appendage to the capitalist system; hence its collapse won't jolt the system like the fall of Lehman Brothers. | The large cryptocurrency exchange FTX went out of business on November 11. Many have likened this phenomenon to the collapse of the investment banking firm, Lehman Brothers, during the financial crisis of 2008, believing the FTX collapse to be as important an event in the cryptocurrency world as the collapse of Lehman Brothers in the official financial system. | In fact, even before the collapse of FTX, cryptocurrency values h…

SF on National Day of Action (2022-12-05). Street Theater for Abortion Rights on Anniversary of Dobbs v. Jackson. indybay.org Street theater and songs for abortion rights | 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

Staff (2022-12-05). Canadian Authorities Offer Unrequested Euthanasia to Former Paralympian Requesting a Stairlift. orinocotribune.com The also ex-soldier became a paraplegic in 1989 and has spent five years trying to get the Canadian government to install a stairlift in her home. | This Thursday, December 1, retired Canadian Paralympian Christine Gauthier reported that after she had complained about the lack of a stairlift in her home, the Canadian Department for Veterans Affairs offered to euthanize her, local media reports. | Gauthier, who served in the Canadian Army, became a paraplegic in 1989 after an accident during training. The former soldier pointed out during a meeting of the Veterans Committee of the House of Commons that she has bee…

Stanley Blair (2022-12-05). Federal public servants organise to demand a real pay rise. greenleft.org.au Federal public servants will start enterprise bargaining from next May. Many agencies have received only small pay rises of 2% a year, at most, throughout the nine years of Coalition government. Stanley Blair reports.

Suzanne James (2022-12-05). Unfriendly fire: Are firearms prohibition orders hitting the wrong targets? greenleft.org.au Firearms Prohibition Orders are supposed to target organised crime. But are they just another way for police to search and detain without cause and accountability, asks Suzanne James?

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). Perú realiza comicios para gobernadores en nueve provincias. telesurtv.net La segunda vuelta se desarrolla en Amazonas, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Lambayeque, Lima, Moquegua, Pasco y Piura.

TERFs Out of Oakland (2022-12-05). Monday 12/5: TERFs Out of Oakland! indybay.org Rene Davidson Courthouse | 1225 Fallon St Oakland CA…

WSWS (2022-12-05). Resistance in Germany is growing to insolvencies, redundancies and wage dumping. wsws.org Resistance in the working class is increasingly international and directed against the sabotage of the trade union bureaucracies.

WSWS (2022-12-05). New York City mayor attacks the civil rights of the homeless. wsws.org The administration of New York Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat, is using new legislation to forcibly remove homeless people whom it decides are mentally ill from the streets.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Youth and students in Australia support IYSSE's call for global anti-war movement. wsws.org "I definitely support an anti-war movement. I think we need to do our part for society and to stop war. The way the world is, things aren't going to get any better unless people like us do something."

WSWS (2022-12-05). This week in history: December 5—11. wsws.org

WSWS (2022-12-05). Will Lehman demands that all candidates be on the ballot in second round of UAW elections. wsws.org United Auto Workers presidential candidate Will Lehman issued this statement in response to the UAW elections, which have been characterized by extremely low turnout due to voter suppression by the UAW apparatus.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Will Lehman, socialist candidate for UAW president, receives nearly 5,000 votes despite bureaucratic suppression of election turnout. wsws.org The substantial support Lehman received among rank-and-file workers across the US is an event with historic significance for the development of the class struggle globally.

WSWS (2022-12-05). "All workers everywhere stand with railroad workers!": Workers denounce Washington's imposition of sellout contract on railroaders. wsws.org Democrats claimed the anti-strike law was needed to protect "working families," but workers have made clear they support railroaders, not Washington.

WSWS (2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and the freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Australian state election in Victoria deepens Liberal Party crisis. wsws.org The Liberal Party received just under 30 percent of the primary vote, its worst result in Victoria since 1952.

WSWS (2022-12-05). India joins US-led military exercises as Modi government doubles down on its support for Washington's preparations for war with China. wsws.org The Malabar naval and Himalayan "high-altitude" exercise took place as India's ongoing border dispute with China enters its third winter, with Delhi and Beijing arraying vast military forces in "forward deployment" against each other.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Labor historians' "open letter" to Biden falls on deaf ears. wsws.org Instead of clarifying workers on the basic class and historical issues at stake in the present struggle, the letter provides political cover for Biden.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Patient dies at Nashville hospital after being set on fire from defibrillator paddles. wsws.org A patient at TriStar Centennial Medical Center died Thanksgiving Day after being set on fire after hospital staff attempted to shock him with defibrillator paddles.

WSWS (2022-12-05). Trump calls for "termination" of US Constitution to restore him to power. wsws.org Top Republican politicians have largely been silent on this extraordinary declaration, while Democrats have issued only perfunctory condemnations.

WSWS (2022-12-05). We Are Not Ghouls and The Corridors of Power: Two films probe or fail to probe US responsibility for genocide and torture. wsws.org We Are Not Ghouls is a valuable documenting of the violation of basic democratic rights that US authorities inflicted on its detainees during the "war on terror."

WSWS (2022-12-05). New Zealand government suppressed COVID testing to keep infected people at work. wsws.org In advice to the government in late July, officials said identifying positive COVID cases would have "unintended consequences" including people being "taken out of the available workforce."

WSWS (2022-12-05). Ontario and Quebec Education workers condemn CUPE's push to ram through sellout contract. wsws.org "It's pretty clear to me that workers are going to have to mobilize into rank-and-file committees to break the cycle of sellout contracts and never-ending cuts to education," said an Ontario high school teacher.

Al Mayadeen (2022-12-05). The Pentagon Reveals New Stealth Bomber in War Prep Against China. globalresearch.ca

Ari Paul (2022-12-05). Musk's money is playing old games with new media. greenleft.org.au For the right-wing press, Elon Musk — who backed the Republicans in the recent midterm elections — is a social media saviour, writes Ari Paul.

Chris Lang (2022-12-05). COP27 achieved nothing. No surprises there. greenleft.org.au The idea of trusting the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund with "innovative approaches" to funding arrangements to assist developing countries dealing with the effects of climate change is a recipe for disaster, writes Chris Lang.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-05). The Raider Spirit: The Unveiling of the B-21 Stealth Bomber. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2022-12-05). Turning Cats into Sheep: The Mafiosi Tactics of the Medical Council of New Zealand. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-12-05). Will LA's New Mayor Karen Bass Reset the City's Labor and Housing Markets? scheerpost.com

Global Research News (2022-12-05). Selected Articles: Who Needs or Wants GMOs? Not the Public, Not India's Farmers. globalresearch.ca By Many scientists lobbying for the deregulation of agricultural biotechnology 'new genomic techniques' (NGTs) in the European Union have either direct or indirect …

Kerry Smith (2022-12-05). Sovereign Cinema celebrates Indigenous perspectives on climate, ecology, culture and custodianship. greenleft.org.au Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.

Michael Nevradakis (2022-12-05). CDC, HHS Offer $1 Million for Research to Predict Vaccine 'Misinformation Trends'. globalresearch.ca

Patrick Wood (2022-12-05). Biden Has Handed America Over to the Biodefense Cartel. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2022-12-05). Bypassing U.S. Dollar Hegemony: The Global South Births a New Game-changing Payment System. globalresearch.ca

Pip Hinman (2022-12-05). Tiwi Islanders win against Santos a second time. greenleft.org.au The Federal Court dismissed Santos' appeal that the oil and gas corporation had failed to consult Traditional Owners on the Barossa gas project in the Timor Sea. Pip Hinman reports.

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2022-12-05). No Amnesty without Accountability for COVID Crimes: Looking Into and Beyond Canada's Emergency Act Inquiry. globalresearch.ca

Siladitya Ray (2022-12-05). Interface between the Human Brain and Computers: Elon Musk's Neuralink Could be Trialed in Humans in 2023. Here's What You Need to Know. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2022-12-05). Turkish and Egyptian Leaders Meet at the World Cup in Qatar. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Médicos confirman recuperación de Lula de lesión en la laringe. telesurtv.net Según el boletín del Hospital Sirio Libanés de Sao Paulo donde se atiende el líder brasileño, una laringoscopia y otro examen mostraron normalidad en la región con la afectación.

TeleSUR, JCM, JDO (2022-12-05). Concluye segunda vuelta para elegir a delegados municipales en Cuba. telesurtv.net Los comicios transcurrieron con disciplina, participación popular, organización del trabajo, legalidad y transparencia.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). OPEP y sus aliados deciden mantener recorte en producción de crudo. telesurtv.net Los ministros de Energía y Petróleo de los 23 países de la alianza acordaron seguir con la reducción de su bombeo conjunto en dos millones de barriles diarios (mbd).

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Petro: acuerdo con ELN permitirá regreso de indígenas desplazados. telesurtv.net Presidente colombiano valora que el regreso de los Embera a sus resguardos es un compromiso de su Gobierno y el Ejército de Liberación Nacional.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Pelé revela que se siente fuerte y con muchas esperanzas. telesurtv.net La clínica Albert Einstein comunicó este sábado que el astro brasileño "sigue con el tratamiento aplicado y su estado de salud sigue siendo estable".

TeleSUR, mm, MER (2022-12-05). Francia se enfrentará a Polonia en octavos de la Copa Mundial. telesurtv.net Los polacos buscarán clasificar a la siguiente fase de la Copa del Mundo con la presión de enfrentarse a los actuales campeones.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Inglaterra y Senegal buscarán pase a cuartos de final de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Inglaterra clasificó como líder del Grupo B con dos victorias y un empate, mientras que Senegal llega luego de dos triunfos y una derrota.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Zurda Infinita conversa con el exfutbolista Ricardo Bochini. telesurtv.net El exfutbolista argentino destacó que la Albiceleste ha demostrado el potencial que tiene en los partidos disputados.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-05). Rita Segato: Raza, decolonización, patriarcado, feminismo… indybay.org Rita Segato: "Elegimos una teoría por la dirección de la historia en la que queremos ir"

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-05). Silvia Federici: Elogio del cuerpo que baila. indybay.org Un fragmento de "Ir más allá de la piel. Repensar, rehacer y reivindicar el cuerpo en el capitalismo contemporáneo", nuevo libro de Silvia Federici…

TeleSUR, em, MER (2022-12-05). Brasil buscará su pase a cuartos de final de la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net Brasil llega a este encuentro luego de dos victorias y una derrota, mientras que Corea del Sur clasificó al obtener una victoria, un empate y una derrota.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Prosiguen labores de rescate en bus sepultado por deslave en Colombia. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento hay tres víctimas fatales, se ha rescatado a nueve personas y se estima que falta por encontrar a algo más de 20.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Advierten en Ecuador sobre aumento de infecciones respiratorias. telesurtv.net Durante las últimas semanas, en las principales ciudades del país se experimentó un aumento de casos de Covid-19.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-12-05). Presidente de Cuba continúa visita en San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net Líderes de ambos países visitan hospital en que trabajan 26 galenos cubanos, repartidos en seis especialidades.

TeleSUR, jap, MER (2022-12-05). Japón y Croacia se enfrentarán por un cupo a cuartos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El vencedor del duelo se enfrentará al ganador de la llave entre Brasil y Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-05). Indonesia decreta máxima alerta ante erupción de volcán Semeru. telesurtv.net Las aldeas cercanas estaban siendo evacuadas, sin que se reportaran víctimas o heridos de inmediato.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Irán denuncia apoyo de EE.UU. y otros países a disturbios. telesurtv.net Cancillería iraní ratifica que trataron de generar caos para que Teherán haga concesiones en la negociación sobre el PIAC.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Israel lanza nuevo bombardeo contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Se reportan fuertes explosiones. Según Tel Aviv, fueron atacados un taller para fabricar cohetes y un túnel que son utilizados por la organización palestina Hamás.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-05). Marroquíes protestan contra la inflación y la pobreza. telesurtv.net La inflación en Marruecos subió en octubre pasado a 7,1 por ciento anual. Se reportan incrementos en precios de alimentos y transporte.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Liberarán a jóvenes presos por protestas de 2021 en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Los gobiernos que ordenan a su policía matar, encarcelar, torturar y detener jóvenes no son gobiernos democráticos", afirmó Petro.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Dialogan gobernantes de Cuba y de San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net Díaz-Canel viajará además a Barbados, donde participará en la VIII Cumbre Cuba-Caricom, a celebrarse el próximo 6 de diciembre, y a Granada.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-05). Gobierno de Perú desmiente presuntos planes golpistas. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado peruano emitió una declaración para ratificar su compromiso "con la democracia, el Estado de derecho y la Constitución".

TeleSUR, mm, JCM (2022-12-05). Francia clasifica a cuartos de final del Mundial de Qatar. telesurtv.net 'Les Bleus' enfrentarán el próximo sábado al ganador del partido entre Inglaterra y Senegal que se disputará esta jornada.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Inglaterra vence a Senegal y clasifica a cuartos del Mundial. telesurtv.net Al minuto 57 Phil Foden encontró habilitado a Bukayo Saka, quien se acomodó dictaminó el 3-0 en favor de Inglaterra.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-05). Zurda Infinita repasa primera jornada de octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Destacaron el desempeño del equipo de Argentina que salió a buscar el partido para conseguir su pase a cuartos de final del torneo.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-05). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.1 en Java occidental, Indonesia. telesurtv.net El epicentro del movimiento telúrico se localizó a unos 52 kilómetros al suroeste de Garut, a una profundidad de 109 kilómetros.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-05). Is AFL-CIO Pres Schuler Betraying US Labor Movement In Rail Fight? LA Union Leader Speaks. indybay.org AFL-CIO president Liz Schuler has said that " "I commend and thank | rail workers and their unions for tenaciously taking on some of the biggest corporations in America over the last three years to reach a contract." The bill that was passed imposed an agreement that left out sick pay. Los Angeles Roofer's Local 36 Business Manager Cliff Smith discusses why this is a betrayal during this interview.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-04). How to Destroy Russia. 2019 Rand Corporation Report: "Overextending and Unbalancing Russia" globalresearch.ca Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-04). "Deliberate Ambiguity": Israel's Nuclear Weapons Are Greatest Threat to Middle East. dissidentvoice.org As western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic western hypocrisy. 'The Conference on the Establishment of a …

Paul Messersmith-Glavin (2022-12-04). The Expansive Horizons of Antifascism: Interview With Editor Shane Burley. truthout.org The following interview was originally published by The Institute for Anarchist Studies. Paul Messersmith-Glavin: Talk about what was going on in the world four or five years ago and what motivated you to put this collection together. Shane Burley: I think I first came up with the idea in 2018 when I was at a bar with Kim Kelly and Spencer Sunshine. It seemed like the time to start something like… |

Staff (2022-12-04). GOP Silence on Trump's Call to Axe Constitution Reveals 'Full Embrace of Fascism': House Dem. commondreams.org "Last week the leader of the Republican Party had dinner with a Nazi leader and a man who called Adolf Hitler 'great,'" said Rep. Bill Pascrell. "Yesterday Trump called for throwing out the Constitution and making himself dictator."

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Sleeping With The Third Reich: America's Unspoken "Alliance" with Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union. southfront.org Nazi Germany largely depended on oil shipments from US Standard Oil. Written by Prof Michel Chossudovsky Prescott Bush was a partner…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Raytheon Gets $1.2 Billion Contract to Produce Air Defense System for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com The US Army has awarded Raytheon a $1.2 billion contract to produce an air defense system for Ukraine as part of US military aid for the country. The contract is for six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS), a system the US recently began providing Ukraine. The funds for the contract are coming from the …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. news.antiwar.com Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), the head of the House Armed Services Committee, said Saturday that the growing calls for more oversight of the billions of dollars the US is spending on Ukraine are "part of Russian propaganda." While the majority of Republicans strongly favor continuing to arm Ukraine, even the more hawkish GOP members have …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Italy's Arms Lobby Won: Weapons In Kiev Throughout 2023. southfront.org Written by Piero Messina | Ensure the health of Calabrian citizens and supply arms to Ukraine. All in one law. This is how politics is done in Italy. When there is a goal to be achieved and a provision must be voted on, a single cauldron is created for the parliamentarians to vote on. Life and death seamless. | Someone had deluded himself that with the passage of the leadership of the Italian government from the hands of Mario Draghi to those of Giorgia Meloni the vision of the conflict in…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Pavlovka; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Novosyolovskoye; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Yagodnoye; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Russian air defense systems shot down 5 HIMARS rockets near Kra…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Ukrainian Artillery And US HARM Missiles Target Civilians In DPR, LPR. southfront.org The Ukrainian military continues shelling on civilians in the regions it lost. Since the early morning on December 4, Ukrainian shells have been hitting settlements in the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics. The attacks still continue but have already resulted in victims among the civilians. | The Ukrainian military is now shelling the capital of the Donetsk People's Republic. So far, at least two districts of Donetsk have come under fire. These are the Kuibyshevsky and Kievsky regions.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Russian Forpost-R Drones Attack Ukrainian Targets In Kharkiv (Videos). southfront.org The Forpost drone. Source: the Russian Ministry of Defense (mil.ru/924gcba/equipment/more.htm?id=12047553@morfMilitaryModel) | Russian combat drones continue to hunt down Kiev forces in the framework of the ongoing special military operation in Ukraine. | On December 2 and 4, Russian sources shared videos documenting two recent strikes by a Forpost-R combat drone on Kiev forces near the settlement of Vovchansk in the Kharkiv region. The first strike hit a checkpoint with four personnel, while the second destroyed military truck…

Dean Baker (2022-12-04). The November Jobs Report Was Not as Strong as Advertised. cepr.net I confess, I am a card-carrying member of Team Transitory, and I have been wrong about the extent to which inflation would be persistent. This was largely due to subsequent rounds of Covid, China's zero Covid policy, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, all factors which the inflation hawks did not anticipate either. But regardless …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Russia Rejects EU's $60 Oil Price Cap. news.antiwar.com Russia on Saturday rejected the EU's decision to impose a price cap on Russian oil for $60 per barrel and warned it will cut off any country that endorses the cap. The EU's ban on Russian oil will take effect on Monday, and the idea of the cap is so European insurance and other services …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-04). Macron Says Security Guarantees for Russia Needed for Future Peace Deal. news.antiwar.com French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Russia's security concerns when it comes to NATO expansion need to be taken into account in any future peace talks and that the West needs to be prepared to give Moscow guarantees. "We need to prepare what we are ready to do, how we protect our allies and …

_____ (2022-12-04). Why Are the Diavoli Incarnati From the Collective West Turning a Blind Eye to the High-Profile but Yet a Bogus Legal Trial on the Malaysian Airplane Crash? strategic-culture.org Russia is being accused of a whole range of crimes here and on the other hand she is not allowed to have appropriate legal defence. | "Someone must have slandered Josef K., for one morning, without having done anything truly wrong, he was arrested." | ‚Äï Franz Kafka, The District Court in the Hague has just finalised the trial about the air crash of the Malaysian flight MX17 from July 2014 and the elaboration and the complete deliberation of the court decision put forth that the plane was downed by the missile…

____ (2022-12-04). EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against Russia. ecns.cn The European Commission on Friday proposed making the circumvention of the European Union's (EU) sanctions against Russia a criminal offense.

WSWS (2022-12-04). UK government prepares "emergency powers" to smash strikes. wsws.org To justify repression against workers fighting low pay, the destruction of their conditions and threat of thousands of job losses, the government once again denounced them as stooges of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

_____ (2022-12-04). US, China Defense Ministers meet on the sidelines of the 9th ADMM-Plus Forum. journal-neo.org The results of the meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden, which took place on November 14 on the sidelines of the G20 summit, have been given different evaluations. By official representatives of both countries and independent commentators alike. Which is natural, since, despite the highest level of representation of the …

Editor (2022-12-04). Clare Daly ripping NATO a new one. mronline.org Clare Daly Member of the European Parliament…

_____ (2022-12-04). Biggest Academic Strike In US History Continues. popularresistance.org After over two weeks of the largest higher education strike in US history, postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of California have reached a tentative agreement with the UC system. The agreement will lead to significant wage increases, one of the key demands of the striking workers. However, these university employees will continue the strike action in solidarity with the 36,000 graduate student employees whose demands are yet to be met.After over two weeks of the largest higher education strike in US history, postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of Califo…

_____ (2022-12-04). Latin America's Plan To Challenge US Dollar With New Currency. popularresistance.org The US dollar is used in the majority of international trade, and its status as the global reserve currency gives the United States an "exorbitant privilege" that underpins its geopolitical and economic dominance. | Yet opposition to Washington's hegemony is growing around the world. Institutions of Eurasian integration are proposing their own currencies and payment systems. Latin America, too, has ambitious plans to end its dependence on the US dollar. | Prominent economist Andrés Arauz, a leftist leader who came close to winning Ecuador's 2021 presidential elections, published a blueprint for a "new regional fi…

_____ (2022-12-04). Haiti: Neocolonial Dictatorship, Paramilitary And Police Terror. popularresistance.org On October 7th, in the face of massive and ever-growing demonstrations all across Haiti demanding the uprooting of the right-wing Haitian Tét Kale Party (PHTK) dictatorship, Prime Minister Ariel Henry exploited the fiction of a war between his regime and "gangs" to call for the intervention of foreign troops to expand the colonial occupation of Haiti. In doing so, he was echoing the tweet made the day before by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro. Within days, the Biden Administration proceeded to draft a UN Security Council resolution calling for the expanded deployment of foreign troops in Haiti. To date, the UN…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Narrative Of Sham Elections. popularresistance.org Every mainstream media outlet described the referenda in September in the Donetsk, Lugansk People's Republics (LPR and DPR), Kherson Region and part of Zaporozhye as a "sham" and therefore "rigged." The results were certainly not what one finds in Western style party political contestations. So, it is very easy to pass these results off as "rigged" to an audience that has not investigated beyond what main stream Western media choose to report. But to equate what was going on there with what is going on in the West is sheer idiocy. To see why the vote went the way it did, follow the reports of Patrick Lancaster, E…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Secret Reason The US Is Still In Syria. popularresistance.org Syria has drifted from the headlines, but the U.S. is still stealing their oil, occupying large swaths of their land, and economically obliterating them. | This month, UN special rapporteur Alena Douhan came back from Syria and demanded an end to all sanctions imposed by US and its allies. | In her statement, Douhan said, "The economy is hostage to a protracted economic crisis with growing inflation and frequent devaluation of the national currency" — Basically, most Syrians can do nothing but hope to survive. | These are not fighters, these are not terrorists hurling grenades at Americans. These are comple…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part II. popularresistance.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since 2018 have swept Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Chile, Columbia, and Brazil. At the same time, China has emerged as an economic presence while tumultuously inflationary winds blow in the world economy. | In this larger context, the socialist tr…

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part III. popularresistance.org US and other western central banks — what Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega calls the "gang of assassins who control the global economy" — maintained low interest rates for much of the last decade which encouraged countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to take out large loans. | Starting around 2021, interest rates were slowly raised. Coincident, the pandemic hit and developing countries were forced to go further into debt to fund Covid measures and cushion the effects of the economic dislocation. In these volatile times, the value of the US dollar has increased on international markets. | For…

_____ (2022-12-04). US Railroad Workers 'Under The Thumb'. popularresistance.org Probably the most important US labor event of 2022 has been the 115,000 US railroad workers and their unions attempt to bargain a new contract with the super profitable Railroad companies. As of December 2, 2022, however, that negotiations has not turned out well for the workers. The US government—the Biden administration and Democrat controlled US Congress with the help of virtually all the Republicans—have repeatedly intervened on the side of the management in the negotiations. | Beginning last September, that intervention has ensured that the workers would not be able to strike in order to advance…

_____ (2022-12-04). American Forces Needlessly Caught in Turkish Crossfire. strategic-culture.org After a terrorist attack in Istanbul killed six and wounded 81, Turkey retaliated, launching a fierce air campaign against targets it claimed to be Kurdish militias in northern Iraq and Syria supporting the PKK. Whether Erdogan will stop there remains unclear as he threatens Turkey's fourth ground incursion into Northern Syria since 2016 — a threat he has made without follow through since May 2022.

_____ (2022-12-04). Mali's Break With France Shows Cracks in Atlantic Alliance. strategic-culture.org

Abdel Bari Atwan (2022-12-04). Israel's war on the Palestinian narrative. thealtworld.com Brandishing the sword of anti-Semitismto suppress the truth won't work forever | Israel's lobbyists in the West are in a frenzy these days. They are desperate to discredit and denounce any political act or artistic work that exposes the ugly criminal face of Israeli occupation, especially in the Western world and its festivals, forums, universities, and media. This is an assault on freedom of expression which used to be a mainstay of Western democracy but is regrettably no longer the case. | A ferocious campaign is currently being waged against the film Farha by Jordanian director Darin Sallam, which tells the st…

Andreas Wailzer (2022-12-04). Tyranny Looms as Digital IDs and Currencies Roll Out Around the World. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-12-04). Military Situation In Iraq On December 4, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Drone Attack Leaves Four Dead Or Wounded On Yemen's West Coast, Houthis Blamed. southfront.org . | A mosque in the district of Hays in al-Hudaydah province on Yemen's western coast was reportedly attacked by an combat drone during Friday prayers on December 2. | The drone targeted the al-Rawan mosque with two munitions, killing a worshiper and wounding at least three others including a child. The attack caused a state of panic among the worshipers and the people nearby. | Yemeni officials affiliated with the Saudi-led coalition blamed the deadly drone attack on the Houthis…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Palestinian Fighters Fire At Israeli Warplanes As Strikes Hit Gaza Following Rocket Attack (Videos). southfront.org Early on December 4, a series of Israeli strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that targeted settlements near the Palestinian enclave. | The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said that a rocket was fired from Gaza at southern Israel late on December 3. The rocket landed in an open field, causing no injuries or damage. Still, an alert was activated near the Gaza border settlements of Nahal Oz and Kfar Aza. | In a statement, the IDF said that the retaliatory strikes targeted a weapons workshop a…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Photos: ISIS Cells In Syria Pledge Allegiance To New Leader. southfront.org ISIS cells in Syria have pledged allegiance to the new leader of the terrorist group Abu al-Hussein al-Husseini al-Qurashi. | The appointment of Abu al-Hussein as the new leader of ISIS was announced in an official audio message that was released on November 30. The leader succeeded Amaq, ISIS's main news agency, released on December 2 photos showing terrorists in different part…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). SDF Commander Among Two Killed In Turkish Drone Strike On Northern Syria (Video). southfront.org Late on December 3, at least two people were killed when a Turkish drone strike hit a truck in the northern region of Syria. | The truck was reportedly moving near the village of Sanjaq Sadoun in the northern al-Hasakah countryside, which is controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), when it was targeted by a Turkish combat drone. | One of the casualties was identified as Hussein Sheikh Mamd, a field commander of the SDF, while the other was just a driver. | This was the…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Syrian Army Deployed Reinforcements in Central Region, Intensified Operations Against ISIS. southfront.org . | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed reinforcements in central Syria and intensified its operations against ISIS cells in the region, the Syrian daily Al Watan reported on December 4. | The army deployed additional troops and equipment in the eastern desert of the ancient city of Palmyra in the eastern Homs countryside. | At the same time, the army intensified its combing operations in the outskirts of the town of al-Sukhnah in the eastern Homs countryside, where several…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-04). Two Attacks Hit Large Turkish Base In Northern Iraq Within 24 Hours (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | Late on December 4, a rocket attack targeted a large base of the Turkish military near the town of Zaylkan in Bashiqa district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | According to Iraqi media, as many as ten rockets struck the base and its vicinity, causing several fires. No casualties were reported, however. The rocket launchers were found by Iraqi security forces in the area of Agi Gokh in Bashiqa, not far away from the base. | This was th…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-04). The Raider Spirit: The Unveiling of the B-21. dissidentvoice.org The US military industrial complex has made news with another eye-wateringly expensive product, a near totemic tribute to waste in a time of crisis. The $700 million B-21 Raider stealth bomber was unveiled by Northrop Grumman Corp. and the United States Air Force on December 2 at Airforce Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. There was …

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-12-04). Some Oil Paintings I've Done Recently. thealtworld.com I've been doing a lot of oil painting lately. Here are some of the ones I like: | ‚ùñ | Julian Assange. | | ‚ùñ | Terence McKenna. | | ‚ùñ | Assange again. I enjoy painting eyes. | | ‚ùñ | My husband Tim. | | ‚ùñ | Lightbulbs. | | ‚ùñ | The grandfather from the documentary About…

Christine Massey (2022-12-04). Video: Does the Virus Exist? Has SARS-CoV-2 Been Isolated? Interview with Christine Massey. globalresearch.ca "is there reliable evidence that SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"? | Christine Massey submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to some 90 Health /Science institutions.

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/10: Nonewsauthor"> Cinema – Rhody/Smith/Kujawskis Minimal Expanded Cinema. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Dr. Charles Hoffe (2022-12-04). Video: Covid mRNA Vaccine. Biggest Disaster in Medical History. Dr. Charles Hoffe. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Nicole Delépine (2022-12-04). Invention of "The Covid Narrative": The PCR Test Sustains The Myth of a Global Pandemic. It Serves to "Maintain Fear" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-04). Comicomment: Gunshots shatter illusion of US-style human rights. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). World's first high-speed railway in extremely low temperatures transports 670 mln passengers in 10 years. ecns.cn The world's first high-speed railway operating at high latitudes and extremely low temperatures in winter, Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway, has transported 670 million passengers since it began service ten years ago.

____ (2022-12-04). China's two meteorological satellites put into operation. ecns.cn Two meteorological satellites, along with their ground application systems, have officially started operation, said the China Meteorological Administration on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-04). Profile: Jiang Zemin's great, glorious life. ecns.cn Jiang Zemin was an outstanding leader enjoying high prestige acknowledged by the whole Communist Party of China (CPC), the entire military and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese people mourn Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Chinese people were saddened to hear the news of the passing of their former leader Jiang Zemin, who died Wednesday in Shanghai at the age of 96.In the city of Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, flower bouquets lined the entrance to the former residence of Jiang.

____ (2022-12-04). Asian, African diplomats in China mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from Asian and African countries visited China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday and Friday and offered their condolences over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway marks first anniversary. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has transported a total of 8.5 million passengers and 11.2 million tons of goods as of Saturday, since its launch on Dec. 3 a year ago, according to China State Railway Group.

____ (2022-12-04). (W. E. Talk) Yin Kaipu: Why dida Plant Hunter Call China 'the Mother of World Gardens'. ecns.cn Lilies are popular in European and American courtyards, but almost all the mother plants of European and American lilies originated from Lilium regale in China. The rose, which in the West symbolizes love, is actually a hybrid of the European rose and the Chinese rose. Kiwifruit, a New Zealand calling card , was born in China and is also known as the Chinese gooseberry.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese spokesperson says U.S. lets ally Europe pay price of crisis. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Friday said the United States is letting its ally Europe pay the price in the crisis.

____ (2022-12-04). UN chief Guterres calls for renewed efforts to end slavery. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on governments and societies to recommit to eradicating slavery, and underscored the need to recognize the painful legacy of slavery and the growing of its modern forms.

____ (2022-12-04). More world leaders mourn passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Leaders of many countries and international organizations continued to express their deep condolences by phone, letter and other means to Chinese President Xi Jinping over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese armed forces mourn passing of Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Officers and soldiers throughout the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) have for days mourned Comrade Jiang Zemin who passed away at the age of 96 on Wednesday, remembering his remarkable accomplishments.

____ (2022-12-04). John Lee says next five years critical for Hong Kong's new leap forward. ecns.cn John Lee, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Saturday that the next five years are a critical period for Hong Kong to break new ground and make a new leap forward.

____ (2022-12-04). Shanghai's largest heritage complex reopens after renovation. ecns.cn Built in 1882, Zhang Yuan or Zhang's Garden, a community filled with hundreds of shikumen houses in downtown Shanghai's Jing'an district is widely known as Shanghai's largest, best-preserved and most diverse shikumen compound.

____ (2022-12-04). Decoding tea culture in Song Dynasty. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang Dynasties. ecns.cn The ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang dynasties is now part of Luoyang City and its outskirts in Henan Province. Built in 605, the ancient city was the eastern capital of the Sui and Tang dynasties.

____ (2022-12-04). In numbers: China's tea industry at a glance. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Culture fact: Chinese tea culture. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Timeline of the building of China's Space Station. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) Mobile Payments Inject New Momentum into China's Economy. ecns.cn China has also moved quickly in Digital Currency Electronic Payment, piloting the new money in major cities including Beijing and Shanghai. Transactions using the digital money has surpassed 100 billion yuan (13.9 billion dollars).China will move forward building infrastructure of the digital money and its ecosystem and improving the system's security and reliability.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway transports 8.5 million passengers. ecns.cn As of Friday, the China-Laos Railway has handled over 8.5 million passenger trips and transported 11.2 million tonnes of cargo since its launch a year ago, the Chinese railway operator said.

____ (2022-12-04). Ancient tomb unearthed in N China's Shanxi. ecns.cn Ancient tombs dating back to about eight hundred years ago were unearthed in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, according to Taiyuan Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology.

____ (2022-12-04). Made-in-China products shine at Qatar World Cup. ecns.cn Various World Cup-related products were dazzling in souvenir shops in Doha, capital of Qatar, most of which are made in China, including the Qatar World Cup Mascot La'eeb, souvenirs, sports gear, T-shirts, badges and phone cases.

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) The Yellow River: A 'mother river' benefiting its people. ecns.cn On October 30, 2022, the Yellow River Protection Law of China was approved at a meeting of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which means the ecological protection and high-quality development of the Yellow River basin has become a law to abide by.

Editor (2022-12-04). Matt Taibbi: Munk Debate on Mainstream Media. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-04). The Chris Hedges Report: The Fed's Response to Inflation Is Another Upward Transfer of Wealth (With Richard Wolff ). scheerpost.com Capitalist profiteering is the real driver of the inflation crisis, and raising interest rates only passes the costs onto workers already overwhelmed by personal debt and stagnant wages.

Editor (2022-12-04). US Youth Observe Cuba's Elections—and Learn About 'Real Democracy'. scheerpost.com A delegation of youth from the United States observed Cuba's November 2022 municipal elections and offer an inside look into a true people's democracy, where workers decide who will govern them, not wealthy oligarchs and corporations.

Edward Curtin (2022-12-04). The U.S. Is Leading the World Into the Abyss. globalresearch.ca

Ella Kietlinska (2022-12-04). Active US Military Service Members: Significant Increase in Cancers, Myocarditis, and Pericarditis Resulting from Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Ethan Huff (2022-12-04). Many People Fully Vaccinated for COVID Are Now Going Blind. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-12-04). Minneapolis says no to fake 'community commission' on police crimes. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – In early December, the Minneapolis city council will vote on a "Community Commission on Police Oversight" (CCPO). But despite the name of this proposed commission, Twin Cities activists say that this commission would do nothing to actually hold police accountable, and community members were not consulted in the creation of this proposal. | On November 28, the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar (TCC4J) held a press conference to bring attention to the many problems with the proposed commission. In addition, they denounced that the actual language for the proposed commission was released to…

Fight Back (2022-12-04). Tallahassee: Attack on Civilian Police Review Board member Taylor Biro defeated. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On December 1, Tallahassee's Civilian Police Review Board (CPRB) held its monthly meeting. A major topic of concern was the recent attack of one of the board's members, Taylor Biro. | During the October 12 city commission meeting, Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox, who was endorsed by and received donations from the Police Benevolent Association, brought up the issue of alleged bias against law enforcement by members of the CPRB. She stated that she heard a member attended a meeting with a cup bearing the phrase "Fuck the police." | After this, on November 16, the Police Benevolent Association (…

His Excellency Carlo Maria Viganà≤ (2022-12-04). Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganà≤: The COVID Pandemic Farce Served as a Trial Balloon for the New World Order. globalresearch.ca

J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander (2022-12-04). Lockdown light – Corona crisis and capitalism. indybay.org The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and | 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves.

Jane Slaughter (2022-12-04). Reformers Win Big in United Auto Workers Election, Reject Entrenched Leadership. truthout.org Originally published by Labor Notes What is the mood at United Auto Workers headquarters today? Day drinking? Shopping for retirement condos? Dunning staff for money to try desperately to win the run-off? Shredding documents? Reformers in the United Auto Workers are jubilant as they seem set to make a historic change in the top leadership of their union, ending 70 years of one-party top-down rule. |

Ken Schwencke (2022-12-04). Financial Technology Firms Made "Massive Profits" on PPP Loans, Engaged in Fraud. truthout.org Originally published by ProPublica. Financial technology firms at the front lines of approving loans through the Paycheck Protection Program — intended to help small businesses survive during the pandemic — lacked fraud controls, chased high fees to the detriment of some borrowers and sometimes exploited their business relationships to arrange suspect loans for the companies' own executives. |

Kenny Stancil (2022-12-04). Protesters Across UK Demand Government Address Fuel Poverty Crisis This Winter. truthout.org People in dozens of cities across the United Kingdom hit the streets on Saturday to demand immediate government action to prevent thousands of struggling workers from freezing to death in their homes this winter. Demonstrators drew attention to the worsening crisis of fuel poverty and called on lawmakers to pick up more of the tab for skyrocketing bills, fund home insulation… |

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-04). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-04). Meet the Bay Area Photographers Safety Group. indybay.org Bay Area Photographers Organize for Safety in face of increasing armed robberies…

Mac Slavo (2022-12-04). Rockefeller Foundation Funds Behavioral Scientists to Brainwash People Into Taking COVID Injections. globalresearch.ca

Mforinoco (2022-12-04). Haiti in the Caribbean: A Political Economy Perspective on the Urgent Crisis of Imperialism. orinocotribune.com By Tamanisha John Nov 23, 2022 | If Haiti is "the poorest country in the hemisphere" it is because imperialist policies continue to impoverish and destabilize that nation. | Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especiall…

____ (2022-12-04). Brian Does A Good Job On B-21. smoothiex12.blogspot.com Excellent elaboration: It was about PR primarily…

____ (2022-12-04). They Begin To Suspect Something… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Paul Oboohov (2022-12-04). Protesters target the Australian Defence Exports Office. greenleft.org.au "The Australian Defence Exports Office (ADEO) is a gift from the government to the weapons' corporations," Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). NATO-Exit under Art. 13: Dismantle NATO, Close Down 800 US Military Bases, Prosecute the War Criminals. globalresearch.ca Washington's unspoken hegemonic objective is Worldwide militarization and economic conquest. This imperial design is carried out through acts of war, military intervention, coups d'Etat, regime change, US sponsored insurgencies, cyber-warfare, economic sabotage and destabilization. "All options are on the table".

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). The Covid "Killer Vaccine". People Are Dying All Over the World. It's A Criminal Undertaking. globalresearch.ca First published on November 26, 2022 | *** | We are being accused of "spreading disinformation" regarding the Covid-19 vaccine. | The Reuters and AP media "trackers" and "fact checkers" will be out to smear the testimonies of parents who have lost their …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-04). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Bill Willers (2022-12-04). They're Killing our Children: Will There be Doctors and Public Health Officials Fleeing for the Exits? globalresearch.ca

Robert J. Burrowes (2022-12-04). Are We Human? Are We Free? Defeating the World Economic Forum's 'Great Reset' before It Destroys Us. globalresearch.ca Governments are not driving 'The Great Reset'; it is an initiative of the global elite and governments are simply elite puppets. | Resistance requires solidarity as well as strategically-focused grassroots actions directed against the financial elite's 'Great Reset' agenda.

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-04). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America The Pink Tide Surges, 2018-2022 (Part 1). orinocotribune.com

Ryan Black (2022-12-04). More Than 500 Labor Historians Condemn Biden's Freight Rail Intervention. progressivehub.net AARON GORDON | VICE…

Scorinoco (2022-12-04). CITGO, Valero, and PBF Refineries Vie for Venezuelan Crude Oil from Chevron. orinocotribune.com US oil refineries that were once regular buyers of Venezuelan crude oil are now vying to gain access to upcoming cargoes chartered by Chevron under the Valero Energy Corp, PBF Energy, and CITGO Petroleum have shown interest in gaining access to the crude oil that Chevron expects to ship in the coming weeks, the sources said. | Venezuelan he…

Scorinoco (2022-12-04). US Senate Votes to Force Rail Workers to Work Without Sick Leave. orinocotribune.com On December 1, the United States Senate voted to force rail workers to accept a tentative agreement that provides no paid sick leave, which is the central demand of unionized workers. This agreement had been

SP Editor (2022-12-04). Does Claiming 1.5 ∞ Is Unachievable Serve Fossil Fuel Interests? scheerpost.com By Mitchell Beer | The Energy Mix It's "factually incorrect and politically very wrong" to say a 1.5 ∞C limit on average global warming is no longer possible, International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol said this week, pushing back on the "unusual coalition" of scientists, activists, and fossil industry "incumbents" that have been carrying that …

Staff (2022-12-04). President Maduro Meets with Opposition Group at Miraflores Palace, Agenda to be Drafted. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2022-12-04). International lawyers' organization adopts resolutions to free Salah Hamouri and the Holy Land Five, condemn German anti-Palestinian repression. samidoun.net The International Association of Democratic Lawyers, an international alliance of lawyers and legal organizations accredited to ECOSOC and UNESCO, convened its Council meeting virtually on 3-4 December 2022, considering a number of important issues. The IADL, which brings together progressive lawyers and legal organizations from all continents, addressed a wide variety of global topics during …

Staff (2022-12-04). The Grassroots Are Growing—And Reimagining What's Possible. commondreams.org The Fight for $15 and a Union has shown that to effectively challenge the stranglehold of the neoliberal political economy, interventions must come from the bottom up, reflecting the genuine voices of workers and their communities.

Staff (2022-12-04). The Republican War on Democracy Has Spread to Ballot Measures. commondreams.org Time and again, when Republicans hold power, they wield it to silence the will of the people by making it harder for citizens to pursue direct democracy.

Staff (2022-12-04). Service Workers in the US South Get New Union. commondreams.org Though they comprise the largest segment of the region's workforce, they are also its most marginalized, their lives defined by their low wages, transience, and invisibility.

Staff (2022-12-04). Why Our Movements Need to Start Singing Again. commondreams.org Music is making a comeback in movement spaces, as organizers rediscover how song culture strengthens the capacity to create social change.

SUN (2022-12-04). COVID-19 Vaccines: Proof of Lethality. Over One Thousand Scientific Studies. globalresearch.ca

Tanupriya Singh (2022-12-04). An image of hope: Abahlali baseMjondolo's fight for dignity and land, 17 years on. peoplesdispatch.org On November 17, a photo exhibition titled 'Socialism or Death: Abahlali baseMjondolo on the Frontlines of Struggle' opened at The Forge in Johannesburg. The work displayed chronicles the years-long struggle of South Africa's shack dwellers movement to secure land and housing for the urban poor…

The Lever (2022-12-04). LEVER WEEKLY: All They Had To Do Was Nothing. 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? |

Workers World Party (2022-12-04). Workers World Party statement Solidarity with railroad workers! workers.org President Joe Biden has just signed legislation, passed by both houses of Congress, imposing a contract between Class One freight rail companies and the 11 railroad unions. Thus with the stroke of a pen, the CEO of the capitalist state, Biden, stripped these unions of their most basic right: the . . . |

Workers World Party (2022-12-04). Workers World Party statement: Solidarity with railroad workers! workers.org President Joe Biden has just signed legislation, passed by both houses of Congress, imposing a contract between Class One freight rail companies and the 11 railroad unions. Thus with the stroke of a pen, the CEO of the capitalist state, Biden, stripped these unions of their most basic right: the . . . |

WSWS (2022-12-04). Spain's Podemos rejects inquiry into Melilla massacre of migrants. wsws.org This pseudo-left party abandoned its own earlier call for an inquiry into the massacre after reports emerged that at least one migrant died within Spain itself.

WSWS (2022-12-04). Britain uses "aid" to Afghanistan as a cover for imperialist domination. wsws.org Far from providing humanitarian aid and relief in the aftermath of the NATO-led war and occupation, these financial flows served the imperialist powers' geostrategic and military agenda. International institutions such as the World Bank and United Nations were mobilized in this endeavour.

Staff (2022-12-04). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi primer día de clases. cubadebate.cu Hace unos días la convocamos y hoy regresa La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada al inicio del curso escolar en Cuba. Recuerda que puedes comunicarte con nosotros mediante el correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com o a través de nuestros perfiles en redes sociales.

Staff (2022-12-04). Yoan López o el chamaquito del Panel 2. cubadebate.cu øQuién le iba a decir que ese otro sueño lo cumpliría primero? O lo que es más raro: lo pondría en el camino de materializar el que parecía más fácil. En 2013 salió de Cuba con la aspiración de llegar a la Gran Carpa, dos años después (2015), cuando los Piratas de la Isla conseguían el subcampeonato en la Serie 54.

Staff (2022-12-04). Caribe, nuestra región entrañable. cubadebate.cu Sostiene Díaz-Canel encuentro con miembros de la misión estatal de Cuba en San Vicente y Las Granadinas, de la brigada médica y con representantes de la sociedad de amistad y residentes cubanos. Desde que llegamos hoy en la mañana a San Vicente y Las Granadinas hemos estado recibiendo mucho cariño de este pueblo, dijo el presidente.

Staff (2022-12-04). Continúa este domingo programa del presidente Díaz-Canel en San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu La visita oficial a San Vicente y las Granadinas del primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, continuó este domingo con un recorrido por el Moderno Centro Médico y de Diagnóstico, abierto en Georgetown en 2018 y fruto de una idea de Fidel.

Staff (2022-12-04). El tiempo: Lluvias en zonas de la costa norte oriental. cubadebate.cu Estará parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte, nublándose en ocasiones con aislados chubascos y lluvias, principalmente en la región oriental, en donde pueden persistir durante la tarde. En el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad, desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en algunas localidades con aisladas lluvias.

Staff (2022-12-04). Francia vence 3-1 a Polonia y sigue camino como uno de los aspirantes a llevarse la Copa en Catar 2022. cubadebate.cu Con dos goles de Mbappé y uno de Giroud, que se convirtió en máximo goleador histórico de la selección gala, Francia derrotó este domingo a Polonia, que solo pudo responder con un gol de penal que en último momento convirtió Lewandowski. Con juego incisivo, dominio y ofensiva efectiva, los franceses se confirmaron entre los aspirantes a la Copa en Catar 2022.

Staff (2022-12-04). La OPEP no cambiará metas de producción, en medio de sanciones que buscan reducir ingresos petroleros rusos. cubadebate.cu La OPEP decidió este domingo no modificar sus metas de producción en medio del entorno incierto que han generado las nuevas sanciones contra Rusia con las que Occidente busca afectar los ingresos petroleros de ese país y que amenazan con dejar al mercado sin cantidades significativas de crudo y elevar los precios.

Staff (2022-12-04). UNE no prevé afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno este domingo. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que la disponibilidad del SEN a las 07: 00 de este domingo era de de 2 270 MW y la demanda, de 1 780 MW, con toda la demanda servida. No se prevén afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno durante la jornada dominical. Para el pico nocturno se estima una disponibilidad de 2 544 MW y una afectación de 326 MW.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-04). Quinta ola de covid-19 inicia en Paraguay con 621 nuevos casos. telesurtv.net El director de vigilancia epidemiológica afirmó que el número de personas hospitalizadas se duplicó, pues fueron internados 44 pacientes, entre ellos cuatro embarazadas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). FMI aprueba a nivel técnico revisión del acuerdo con Argentina. telesurtv.net El entendimiento está sujeto a la revisión del directorio del FMI y si procede Argentina accedería a un desembolso de 6.000 millones de dólares.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Denuncian el asesinato de un líder social colombiano en Nariño. telesurtv.net El Indepaz apuntó que con este caso suman ya 179 líderes asesinados en lo que va de 2022 y 1.399 desde la firma del acuerdo de paz.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Sexualidad y discapacidad: importancia de un mundo inclusivo. telesurtv.net "Las desigualdades sanitarias sistémicas y persistentes, muchas personas con discapacidad corren el riesgo de morir mucho antes", precisó la OMS.

Ryan Black (2022-12-04). Cuba Goes on a Diplomatic Tour In An Increasingly Multipolar World. progressivehub.net MANOLO DE LOS SANTOS | INDEPENDENT MEDIA INSTITUTE…

Staff (2022-12-04). Gira presidencial (V y final): àöltimos detalles de un viaje a la luz. cubadebate.cu Menos de una semana (cargada de trabajo) duró la parada en Cuba, antes de iniciar otra gira, esta vez por el Caribe, donde habitan los amigos ( øo será mejor decir parientes?) más pequeños en extensión y población; los que a veces no tienen nada que dar y lo dan todo.

Staff (2022-12-04). CNN anuncia cientos de despidos: Un "puñetazo en el estómago" para la cadena. cubadebate.cu Llagan las vacas flacas a algunos medios de comunicación. Según el diario estadounidense The Hill, el consejero delegado de Network, Chris Licht, ha escrito una carta al personal del canal televisivo estadounidense CNN para informar a sus empleados que había comenzado el proceso de despidos a un número no especificado de empleados.

Staff (2022-12-04). Develan estatua de Carlos J. Finlay en el Instituto creador de las vacunas Soberanas. cubadebate.cu En el Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana, en horas de la mañana de este sábado 3 de diciembre, fue develada en el Instituto Finlay de Vacunas (IFV), en La Habana, la estatua del médico y científico cubano Carlos Juan Finlay y Barrés.

Staff (2022-12-04). Encuesta de Cubadebate: øQué equipos ganarán los octavos de final? cubadebate.cu La fase de grupos del Mundial de Catar 2022 ya es historia y hemos conocido a todas las selecciones clasificadas para los octavos de final. A partir de los pareos, Cubadebate te invita a seleccionar los equipos favoritos para pasar a la próxima fase del mundial. Puedes votar por las 8 selecciones de tu preferencia.

Staff (2022-12-04). OUT 27: Entrenamiento de Cuba en Bahamas, primeras noticias. cubadebate.cu La selección cubana de béisbol realizó este sábado su primera jornada de entrenamiento en uno de los complejos deportivos habilitados para los cinco conjuntos inscritos para la IV Copa del Caribe de Béisbol, que comenzará este domingo en esta ciudad. La dirección técnica aprovechó la jornada matutina para ejercitar la defensa y el pitcheo.

Staff (2022-12-04). Cuba celebra segunda vuelta de comicios municipales. cubadebate.cu Luego de la primera vuelta el pasado 27 de noviembre, 925 circunscripciones en Cuba regresan a las urnas este domingo en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones municipales para elegir a los representantes a las asambleas del Poder Popular. Los comicios de esta jornada se celebran en aquellas localidades donde no hubo un candidato elegido en la primera jornada electoral.

Staff (2022-12-04). Familias cubanas agradecen implementación del Código. cubadebate.cu "Las estadísticas de los servicios solicitados en estos dos primeros meses apuntan a que hay una aceptación de la población en cuanto a los beneficios que trae el Código de las Familias", afirmó Pilar Alicia Varona Estrada, viceministra de Justicia, al actualizar sobre el proceso de implementación de esa norma.

Staff (2022-12-04). Propuestas del Festival de Cine este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu El pasado jueves inició la 43 edición del Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, que se extenderá hasta el próximo 10 de diciembre. Compartimos la programación del domingo 3 de diciembre en el Cine 23 y 12, el Yara, el Charles Chaplin, el Acapulco y la Sala Jurado Ficción. Disfrute del séptimo arte que inunda por estos días a La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-04). Qué trae la prensa cubana, domingo 4 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-04). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este domingo 4 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-04). EN VIVO: Francia vs. Polonia en la Copa del Mundo Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El equipo de Francia clasificó a los octavos de final como líder del Grupo D, mientras que Polonia fue segunda del suyo.

TeleSUR, em, MER (2022-12-04). Argentina derrota a Australia y avanza a cuartos de final. telesurtv.net La Albiceleste consiguió su pase a la siguiente ronda del torneo gracias a los goles de Lionel Messi y de Julián Álvarez.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Bomberos controlan incendio en zona forestal de Río de Janeiro. telesurtv.net Tres equipos trabajaron para combatir las llamas, que se encuentra en una región de difícil acceso, incluidas las agrupaciones de los cuarteles de Copacabana, Gávea y Alto da Boa Vista.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Presidente de Cuba arriba a San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net La VIII Cumbre Cuba-CARICOM se celebrará el próximo 6 de diciembre en Barbados.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Irán comienza construcción de nueva central nuclear de Juzestán. telesurtv.net Se construirá exclusivamente por empresas iraníes en un terreno de aproximadamente hectáreas cerca del río Karún.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rinden homenaje a Pelé en Qatar en espera de su recuperación. telesurtv.net El deseo de salud al tres veces campeón mundial de fútbol brasileño Pelé fue sacado en la torre Aspire Tower en Qatar, la altura del edificio es de 300 metros.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rusia no aceptará techo al precio del petróleo impuesto por la UE. telesurtv.net Moscú no está dispuesto a admitir el precio de 60 dólares por barril acordado entre el G7, la UE y Australia.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Expresidente salvadoreño denuncia campaña de persecución política. telesurtv.net "Si de algo puedo enorgullecerme es de carecer de riquezas materiales", afirmó el exmandatario del país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Castillo afirma que nada impedirá que siga al mando de Perú. telesurtv.net El poder Legislativo peruano tiene programado discutir y someter a votación el miércoles próximo una tercera moción de vacancia (destitución).

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Conoce algunas palabras que el idioma euskera heredó al español. telesurtv.net Los últimos datos señalan que aproximadamente tan solo 900.000 personas son capaces de hablar en euskera.

TeleSUR, mm, JCM (2022-12-04). Países Bajos pasa a cuartos de final de la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net La selección de Países Bajos supera 3 goles a uno a su similar de Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Gobierno de Honduras impondrá estado de excepción parcial. telesurtv.net La medida se extenderá por 30 días, para impulsar el desarrollo económico y la seguridad en los espacios públicos.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). ONU condena asesinato de joven palestino en Huwwara, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Ammar Mifleh murió luego de que un militar israelí le disparase a quemarropa. Otros uniformados impidieron que fuese socorrido y murió desangrado.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Piden 25 años de cárcel para líder mapuche Héctor Llaitul en Chile. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía solicita penas por presuntos delitos de incitación y apología a la violencia, hurto, atentado contra la autoridad y usurpación.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Presidente Petro anuncia inicio de reforma agraria en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Comenzar la reforma agraria, de manera pacífica. He ahí el reto", indicó el mandatario colombiano.

Marjorie Cohn (2022-12-04). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. truthout.org In a stunning development earlier this week, The New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, DER SPIEGEL and El País signed a joint open letter calling on the U.S. government to dismiss the charges against Julian Assange for obtaining and publishing classified military and diplomatic secrets. "Publishing is not a crime," the letter states. "The U.S. government should end its prosecution of Julian… |

_____ (2022-12-03). No, Putin Did Not Start the War in Ukraine. strategic-culture.org

Alastair Crooke (2022-12-03). Alastair Crooke: Europe a VASSAL of the US, Destroying Itself Over Ukraine-Russia War! thealtworld.com Going Underground is back on air for the first time since April, now broadcasting to you from Dubai, the heart of the Middle East! For our return episode we speak to Alastair Crooke, the Founder and Director of Conflicts Forum. | He discusses Europe's and the US' declining narrative hegemony with China, India and Brazil taking their own independent positions on the Russia-Ukraine War, the coming showdown with China and the US using Europe as pawns in heating up the rivalry and attempts, the economic self-destruction of Europe via sanctions on Russia and economic divorce with China resulting in the US plucking non…

Kyle Anzalone (2022-12-03). Zelensky Looks To Ban Christian Denomination With Ties to Moscow. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced he is seeking to ban all religions with ties to Russia. He claims the move is needed to "guarantee spiritual independence to Ukraine."This law will target millions of Ukrainians who identify as Russian Orthodox.During his nightly address on Thursday, Zelensky announced he was introducing legislation that would eliminate religious organizations …

Brian Berletic (2022-12-03). New US B-21 Raider Illustrates Waste in Western Defense Spending Giving Russia-China the Edge. thealtworld.com The US has unveiled the stealth B-21 Raider its newest bomber; | The B-21 Raider may cost over 700 million US dollars per warplane; | It will not fly until next year at the earliest and still requires extensive design reviews; | Western analysts admit it faces major challenges going against modern integrated air defense systems produced by nations like Russia and China; | Rather than depend on its stealth, analysts suggest it could use tactics already used by conventional aircraft to carry out standoff strikes using long-range precision guided weapons; | If used to carry…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-12-03). NATO exists to solve the problems created by NATO's existence. mronline.org NATO has doubled down on its determination to eventually add Ukraine to its membership, renewing its 2008 commitment to that goal in a meeting between the foreign ministers of the alliance in Bucharest, Romania this past Tuesday.

Felicity Arbuthnot (2022-12-03). Ukraine: US Launches a Fascist Government, and World War Three? globalresearch.ca It all started on March 5, 2014: a US sponsored fascist coalition government under the disguise of democracy was installed in Ukraine. | With historical foresight pertaining to the dangers of a Third World War, this article by Felicity Arbuthnot was …

Staff (2022-12-03). Resolving data discrepancies on US military aid to Ukraine. stephensemler.substack.com If you find these notes useful, you can support this newsletter and SPRI, here. Subscribe now Share *A big thank you to Steve, who just became a supporter of SPRI and this newsletter. Join Steve here. Your contributions mean a lot to me. *Also, check out my latest article in Jacobin: Jacobin @jacobin The policy …

James A. Lucas (2022-12-03). The U.S. Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II. globalresearch.ca

Agency (2022-12-03). Elon Musk's New Direction for Twitter: Not "Free Speech," but Banning the Left while Welcoming Fascists. itsgoingdown.org Agency looks at billionaire Elon Musk banning various anarchist and antifascist accounts on Twitter at the bequest of far-Right trolls as the social media giant moves to embrace the far-Right. On November 25, at the urging of a far-right troll, Elon Musk banned the @crimethinc Twitter account. The account had some 67,000 followers on the day of its…

_____ (2022-12-03). America's Fate: Revolution or Fascism? strategic-culture.org Daniel Lazare is a journalist, author and commentator who specializes in critically analyzing the politics and Constitution of the United States. He has authored several books, including The Velvet Revolution and the Decline of American Democracy. | The Covid-19 pandemic over the past two years exposes the pathological diseased state of US capitalism where private profit is prioritized over public health. Over one million people have died in the US, by far the biggest death toll of any other nation. | By contrast, China's death toll from Covid-19 stands at around 5,200, or 0.5 percent of the US. That shows tha…

_____ (2022-12-03). New York Times Has Found New Neo-Nazi Troops To Lionize In Ukraine. popularresistance.org The New York Times has found another neo-Nazi militia to fawn over in Ukraine. The Bratstvo battalion "gave access to the New York Times to report on two recent riverine operations," which culminated in a piece (11/21/22) headlined "On the River at Night, Ambushing Russians." | Since the US-backed Maidan coup in 2014, establishment media have either minimized the far-right ideology that guides many Ukrainian nationalist detachments or ignored it completely. | Anti-war outlets, including FAIR (1/28/22, 3/22/22), have repeatedly highlighted this dynamic—particularly regarding corporate media's lionization of…

Yuri Rubtsov (2022-12-03). History: Hitler was Financed by the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. globalresearch.ca Note to readers: please click the share buttons above | feature image: Hitler, Schacht and Prescott Bush | First published by Global Research in May 2016, Minor edits by Global Research. Title as in the original. | Incisive historical analysis. | From World War …

_____ (2022-12-03). An African View On Ukraine. popularresistance.org First, let me say, it is very important to understand that no war is good. It is impossible not to be moved by the outrageousness of warfare. They grow some fears of civilians who are trapped between choices that are not their own, but was make very complicated historical processes that appear to be simple. The war in Ukraine is not merely about NATO, or about ethnicity. It is about many things. Every war must end at some point. And the diplomas must restart must come in. Africa and the Russian people share a history of struggle. When the African people were fighting for their independence for their liberation, t…

_____ (2022-12-03). Anglican Leader Tours Ukraine. strategic-culture.org Though it is not easy to fill

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kupyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Konstantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kramatorsk with high-precision missiles; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Kuzemovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Zhytlovka; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Andriivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). What "Victory" and "Defeat" Would Mean in Ukraine's War. southfront.org | Written by In order to be able accurately to define "victory" in the war in Ukraine, the pre-requisite is to define whom the two sides are that wage this war. For example: when America fought in WW II, it was waging war in foreign battlefields and with its own troops and weapons, and even if America were to win in any of those battlefields, it still could have bee…

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). EU training 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers: Borrell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — In continuation of the European military and financial aid to Ukraine, the EU Foreign Policy Chief announced that the first group of Ukrainian soldiers are currently spending their training services in Poland.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part Two. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Attacks In Spain: Another Anti-Russian False Flag? southfront.org Click to see full-size imageRecent attacks in Spain using packages with explosives leave many questions unanswered. | Written by In Spain, attacks are taking place with explosives placed in postal service's packages. On December 1st, the Spanish Ministry of Defense reported an incident of this type at its facilities. The Prime Minister of Spain also received a pack…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). French Neocolonialism Exposed Due To Inter-EU Conflict. southfront.org Although Brussels tries to push the narrative that European colonialism is a thing of the past, the harsh reality is that this isn't only false, but it couldn't possibly be further from the truth, as it is inextricably linked to the very foundations of the EU. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | European colonialism and the exploitation of the world, particularly the Global South, are hardly breaking news. Countless countries and societies around the glob…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Syria On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 3, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 5 times: 1 in Latakia province, 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Hama province; | Moscow is working to hold a presidential meeting between Turkey and Syria in Russia, according to Kremlin envoy to Syria; | On December 3, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions near Tal Abyadh city; | On December 3, Russian warplanes struck positions of Turkish-backed forces in…

Anonymous349 (2022-12-03). Voices Of Decisive Part Of Russian Elite Become Louder. southfront.org Evgeny Prigozhin | Voices of the decisive part of the Russian elite are becoming louder and louder amid the slowly but steadily growing dissatisfaction of the society with the 'balanced approach' of the country's military political leadership towards the Kiev regime. | Evgeny Prigozhin, most widely known as the head of Wagner group, and Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Russia's Republic of Chechnya, are probably the public representatives of this part of the Russian elite. | In these context, it is interesting to take a look on…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). Russia Is Making Efforts To Arrange Turkish-Syrian Presidential Summit. southfront.org Syria is resisting Russian efforts to broker a summit between President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, Reuters reported on December 2. | Turkey is currently conducting an air operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, which are backed by the United States, and is threatening the war-torn country with a new ground invasion. | Three sources with knowledge of Syria's position on possible talks told the news agency that Assad had rejected a proposal to meet Erdogan with Russia…

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Bagheri Kani, Ryabkov hold meeting on JCPOA in Moscow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Deputy heads of the Foreign Ministries of Iran and Russia, Ali Bagheri Kani and Sergei Ryabkov, met in Moscow to discuss the prospects of full-scale implementation of the JCPOA.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran calls for ties expansion with Russia to combat terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Head of the Iranian Supreme Court called for bolstering ties with Russia to fight against terrorism and organized crimes.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Assad rejects requests to meet with Erdogan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has rebuffed Russia's efforts to arrange a meeting with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan, citing Turkey's upcoming elections and the presence of Turkish troops on Syrian soil.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-03). Russia, China and the "Multipolar World". The Kremlin's Evolving Relations with Africa. globalresearch.ca

Thecommunists (2022-12-03). Comrade Joti: Why our rulers hide the truth about socialist science. thecommunists.org On 5 November, at the 105th anniversary celebration of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia, CPGB-ML vice-chair Joti Brar spoke about the extraordinary importance of scientific socialism in both the success of the October Revolution and in our current-day work to bring about socialism in Britain. Two key points about our scientific work today, the …

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-03). Is Russia Really the Reason Why Mali Continues to Push France Away? orinocotribune.com On November 21, Mali's interim Prime Minister Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga posted a

Krish-rad_ind (2022-12-03). LEAKED: Twitter Censorship To Protect Biden Revealed. rumble.com

_____ (2022-12-03). Zero Covid And The Protests In China. popularresistance.org Establishment media have seized on protests over Covid lockdowns to rehearse their favourite anti-China narratives. | Ever since the world's first Covid outbreak in Wuhan, the virus has been used as a stick to beat China. | Donald Trump cynically portrayed the pandemic as a Chinese weapon — "the worst attack we've ever had on our country … worse than Pearl Harbour." | Trump's ravings were seldom taken seriously even by US allies. But the resurrection of the "lab leak" conspiracy theory by the Joe Biden administration made it respectable, and the judgement of a World Health Organisation scientific team, th…

_____ (2022-12-03). US Midterms and What They REALLY Mean For the Rest of USEveryone Else. journal-neo.org US midterm elections don't usually have much relevance outside the country. A change of President can have a profound effect on the world around, but the composition of Congress is much more of an internal matter, until recently. Americans are very proud of their democratic system, which can be regarded as the world's first liberal …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-03). Dr. Lamont Hill: My Bookstore Was Burglarized In Philly And I Wouldn't Press Charges, I Met With The 2 Brothers. moguldom.com Dr. Marc Lamont Hill recently shared he doesn't just preach decriminalization, he practices it. "My store WAS burglarized during the pandemic. The police caught the 2 brothers who did it. They asked me to press charges. I said no. They charged them anyway. They asked me to come to court. I refused. Instead I found …

Editor (2022-12-03). Cops are asking to kill people with robots. What could go wrong? mronline.org The U.S. military has been killing people with robots for decades now, and the nation's local police now seem eager to get in on the action.

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-12-03). The fiscal requirement of a welfare state. mronline.org

_____ (2022-12-03). Bringing The People's Voices Into Government. popularresistance.org This episode was broadcast LIVE FROM BOGOTàÅ with guest Lilia Solano, Vice Minister of Social Dialogue and Equality for the government of Colombia | Host Teri Mattson has been in Bogotá since 24 November attending several encuentros organized by Vice Minister Lilia Solano. In this episode Teri and Lilia discuss the Petro government's vision of bringing the 1991 Constitutional reform of direct democracy to reality among the Colombian people and the creation of social movements to develop informed citizens, build political formation and continue to create electoral candidates for the continuation of the Pacto…

_____ (2022-12-03). Challengers Win Big in UAW Elections; Presidency Headed To Run-Off. popularresistance.org What is the mood at United Auto Workers headquarters today? Day drinking? Shopping for retirement condos? Dunning staff for money to try desperately to win the run-off? Shredding documents? | Reformers in the United Auto Workers are jubilant as they seem set to make a historic change in the top leadership of their union, ending 70 years of one-party top-down rule. As mail-ballot votes were counted this week, it appeared very possible that the UAW Members United slate would eventually take all seven of the seats it contested, out of 14 on the union's executive board. | This is nothing short of an earthquake in one…

_____ (2022-12-03). Evangelical Lobbying Threatens Supreme Court's Independence. popularresistance.org Recent exposés have uncovered an emerging pattern of improper lobbying of right-wing Supreme Court justices by wealthy evangelicals. They reveal serious threats to the independence of the judiciary. But equally alarming is that the Supreme Court is unconstrained by a code of judicial ethics. | From 1995 to 2018, the right-wing evangelical nonprofit Faith and Action executed "Operation Higher Court." It was an organized and systematic campaign "to wine, dine and entertain conservative Supreme Court justices while pushing conservative positions" on social issues pending before the court, *Politico* reports. | Faith…

_____ (2022-12-03). Teamsters Picket MonoSol Plant Over Forced Overtime, 60-Hour Workweeks. popularresistance.org LaPorte – Firewood was stacked high outside the MonoSol plant as bundled-up Teamsters huddled around burn barrels and open fires in the frigid chill. | The plant that normally cranks out water-dissolvable film for Tide Pods and other single-use detergents and dishwasher soaps sat quietly behind a barbed wire fence, its windows dark and its parking lot empty. | Workers picketed outside. They stood in circles in the bitter cold amid the acrid smell of wood smoke, a giant inflatable Scabby the Rat and a Teamsters semi-trailer truck. Passing trucks often blared their horns in solidarity in the industrial park. | Thei…

_____ (2022-12-03). UN To Observe Nakba Day In Series Of Approved Resolutions On Palestine. popularresistance.org The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a slate of resolutions on Palestine and the West Asia region during the 41st and 42nd meetings of its 77th session held this week. | The assembly voted to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nakba by organizing a high-level event at the UNGA on May 15, 2023. To this end, "L.24" titled "Division for Palestinian Rights of the Secretariat" was adopted with a recorded 90 votes in favor, 30 against, and 47 abstentions. | The Nakba, or "The Catastrophe", refers to the series of mass atrocities committed by Zionist forces that accompanied the creation of the State o…

_____ (2022-12-03). What Are Bike Buses And Why Are Kids 'Jumping Out Of Bed' To Join Them? popularresistance.org It's fun, it's green and it's becoming more popular by the day. | Barcelona's bike bus, or "bicibus", as the scheme is known locally, allows hundreds of children to cycle safely to school in a convoy, taking over entire streets in Spain's second largest city. | The citizen-led project, supported by Barcelona City Council, began in March 2021 with one route in the Sarria neighbourhood. | It now has 15 routes and has inspired similar schemes in the Scottish city of Glasgow and in Portland in the United States. | Eight-year-old Lena Xirinacs joins the Eixemple route every Friday with her father, who is one of the vo…

_____ (2022-12-03). Why Movements Need To Start Singing Again. popularresistance.org Social movements are stronger when they sing. That's a lesson that has been amply demonstrated throughout history, and it's one that I have learned personally in working to develop trainings for activists over the past decade and a half. In Momentum, a training program that I co-founded and that many other trainers and organizers have built over the last seven years, song culture is not something we included at the start. And yet, it has since become so indispensable that the trainers I know would never imagine doing without it again. | The person who taught me the most as I came to appreciate the impact that son…

_____ (2022-12-03). The Secret Reason the U.S. Is Still in Syria. strategic-culture.org By Lee CAMP | Syria has drifted from the headlines, but the U.S. is still stealing their oil, occupying large swaths of their land, and economically obliterating them. | This month, UN special rapporteur Alena Douhan came back from Syria and In her

A Guest Author (2022-12-03). They want to lead us into war — interview with historic African leader from Mali. workers.org By Raphaà´l Schmeller This interview with Aminata Dramane Traoré was first published Nov. 30 in the German newspaper junge Welt (jW). Traoré is an author, human rights activist and former Minister of Culture in Mali. She discusses the chaos caused by Western states in the Sahel and the interests of . . . |

Ajamu Baraka (2022-12-03). The Crisis of Western Imperialism and the Imperative of War and Repression. orinocotribune.com By Ajamu Baraka Nov 30, 2022 | The world as we know it must change. Humanity cannot survive under imperialist and capitalist structures. | Presentation at World Anti-Imperialist Conference | Ajamu Baraka, Member of Secretariat, U.S. Peace Council | Hanoi, Vietnam, November 25, 2022 | History demands: Turn Imperialist wars into wars against imperialism | Comrades, brothers, and sisters, | As we gather today in Hanoi, Vietnam, less than two months before we enter…

Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales, Fatma A Amer (2022-12-03). [Comment] Monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary people: uncommon or neglected? thelancet.com In 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, monkeypox re-emerged globally as a new and additional infectious threat for countries outside Africa, and it was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by WHO.1,2 During this multicountry monkeypox outbreak, which has comprised more than 80‚Äà488 cases to Nov 21, 2022 according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new epidemiological and clinical features have been observed, including genital primary presentation, an association with sexual activity, and a predominance among men, particularly adult men who have sex with m…

Allen Forrest (2022-12-03). The Veracity of Vaccine Makers. dissidentvoice.org The shots are produced, owned and distributed by the Department of Defense in the US and other military departments world wide and are property of the DOD until they are injected into people.

Andrew Robinson (2022-12-03). [Perspectives] Mummies, myths, and medicine in ancient Egypt. thelancet.com This year marks the centenary, and the bicentenary, of two crucial revelations about ancient Egypt. The tomb of Tutankhamun, who died aged only 19 years in circa 1323 BCE, with his gold-masked mummy, was discovered in 1922. The young pharaoh was then virtually unknown even to Egyptologists—unlike some other pharaohs such as Rameses the Great, known to the ancient Greeks as Ozymandias. Imagine for a moment that the huge crowds visiting the glittering Tutankhamun exhibitions during the 20th century had been told by Egyptologists: sorry, we do not know this pharaoh's name and have no idea what the hieroglyphic…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Iraq On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). US Aggressive Subsidies Package Amid The Crisis Hurts Europe And Could Divide West. southfront.org

Anonymous349 (2022-12-03). Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant In Center Of Military & Diplomatic Storm. southfront.org | The security situation around Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant remains very tense amid reports on the talks on the establishment of a 'safe zone' around the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant has been developing. | On December 3, Rafael Grossi Director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency claimed that IAEA expects that the safe zone agreement could be reached in the nearest future. According to him, the agreement is 'on the table'. | Earlier, the head of Rosatom Aleksey Likhachev stated that tha…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). 17 ISIS Terrorists Were Killed In Syria's Daraa Last November: Monitoring Group. southfront.org At least 17 terrorists of ISIS were killed in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa in November, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a report released on December 3. | According to the London-based monitoring group, some of the casualties were low or high-ranking commanders of the terrorist group. | Most of the terrorists were killed during a

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). In Video: Turkey's Akƒ±ncƒ± Combat Drone Tests New Miniature Glide Bomb. southfront.org A Bayraktar Akƒ±ncƒ± combat drone. Source: the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. | On December 2, Turkey's major drone manufacturer Bayraktar announced that the Bayraktar Akƒ±ncƒ± combat drone has successfully test-fired Aselsan's Miniature Bomb, also known as Tolun. | During the live-fire test, an Akƒ±ncƒ± drone, carrying four Tolun bombs on a single hardpoints, flew from Tekirdag towards the Karapƒ±nar sh…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). Syria's Elite Tiger Forces Deploys Along Euphrates River Amid Threats By Turkey (Photos). southfront.org The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed the 25th Special Mission Forces Division, mostly known by their former name the Tiger Forces, along the western bank of the Euphrates River in Aleppo and Raqqa, different Syrian news sources reported on December 1 and 2. | The elite force was deployed in areas held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the northeastern Aleppo countryside and the southern countryside of Raqqa. According to unverified reports, some of the force units have…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). U.S. Navy Seizes Over 1 Million Rounds Of Ammunition, Other Weapons Destined For Yemen (Photos). southfront.org 221203-N-NO146-1003 GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 3, 2022) Bags containing more than tons of fuses and propellants for rockets and ammunition rounds sit on the flight deck of expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), Dec. 3. (U.S. Navy photo) | The United States Navy 5th Fleet intercepted on December 1 a fishing trawler smuggling more than tons of ammunition rounds, fuses and propellants for rockets in the Gulf of Oman along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (N…

Ariadna Eljuri (2022-12-03). President of Bolivia Calls for Unity to Defeat Coup Attempts. orinocotribune.com On Friday, December 2, Bolivian President Luis Arce called for internal unity to defeat coup attempts in the country after recognizing the existence of conflicts within his own party, Movement Towards Socialism (MAS), the ruling party of Bolivia. | Arce said in a video message that both the right wing and "comrades from inside" are looking for ways for his government to fail. | The Bolivian president reiterated his fight for the Bolivian people and for the construction of a project that strengthens the nation's sovereignty. | "I know that there are those who want to see us fail, from outside, and unfortunately so…

Aula Abbara, Naser Almhawish, Ibrahim Aladhan, Redwan Alobaid, Nabil Karah (2022-12-03). [Correspondence] Weaponisation of water. thelancet.com We read Sharmila Devi's World Report1 on the cholera outbreak in Syria and would like to emphasise how the weaponisation of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) has affected the emergence of preventable communicable disease outbreaks. This weaponisation includes deliberate interference with WASH, and the use of WASH as a military tool, a tool of cooperation, or a tool of domination and legitimacy.2 Water infrastructure is often indirectly damaged due to secondary reverberating effects of attacks on urban infrastructure.

Brett Wilkins (2022-12-03). Pentagon to Spend $200 Billion on New Nuclear Bomber as Millions Live in Poverty. truthout.org Peace and economic justice advocates responded to the imminent unveiling Friday of the United States Air Force's new $750 million-per-plane nuclear bomber by reiterating accusations of misplaced priorities in a nation where tens of millions of people live in poverty and lack adequate healthcare coverage. Military-industrial complex giant Northrop Grumman is set to introduce its B-21 Raider on… |

Brian Bienkowski (2022-12-03). EU's New Climate Change Plan Will Cause Biodiversity Loss and Deforestation. truthout.org A new climate change plan in the European Union, which has been lauded for its ambitious targets and aggressive action on emissions, will sacrifice carbon-storing trees, threaten biodiversity and outsource deforestation, according to a new paper. The paper, published this week in Nature, calls into question the plan's treatment of biomass — organic material from trees, plants and animals — as… |

Brian Bienkowski (2022-12-03). EU's New Climate Plan Will Cause Biodiversity Loss and Deforestation. truthout.org A new climate change plan in the European Union, which has been lauded for its ambitious targets and aggressive action on emissions, will sacrifice carbon-storing trees, threaten biodiversity and outsource deforestation, according to a new paper. The paper, published this week in Nature, calls into question the plan's treatment of biomass — organic material from trees, plants and animals — as… |

C, C Butterwegge & Sybille Pirklbauer (2022-12-03). Social division in the schools and 7 challenges to the welfare state. indybay.org The most difficult task will be to redefine prosperity not only in philosophical concepts, but also in concrete tangible and experiential terms detached from consumption. Many are already working on this. The United Nations adopted a strategy for a "blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet" with the Sustainable Development Goals 2015.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-12-03). The Incremental Normalization Of Police Murderbots Probably Needs More Attention. thealtworld.com

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-03). Saturday 12/10: NO NAME CINEMA – DEC. 10: RHODY/SMITH/KUJAWSKI's MINIMAL EXPANDED CINEMA. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-03). Saturday 12/17: AVANT TO LIVE – DEC. 17: NEW EXPERIMENTAL WORK. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

David Sirota (2022-12-03). Dems Could Have Helped Rail Workers By Doing Nothing. levernews.com

Dongsheng News (2022-12-03). Urumqi Fire and New Covid Outbreak. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ Urumqi Fire and new Covid outbreak ‚Ä¢ Pop singer sentenced to 13 years in prison ‚Ä¢ Local elections in Taiwan ‚Ä¢ New findings from the frontal region of the brain…

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2022-12-03). What System Governs the People's Republic of China? "Socialism With Chinese Characteristics" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-03). Tesla delivers 1st electric semi trucks. ecns.cn Tesla on Thursday delivered the first batch of electric Semi trucks to PepsiCo at an event held at the company's Gigafactory in Sparks in the U.S. state of Nevada.

____ (2022-12-03). Number of first-time married Chinese hits 37-year new low. ecns.cn The number of married people in China has been decreasing with first-time marriage age delayed and the number of single people expanding. Official data shows China registered 7.643 million marriages in 2021, below 8 million for the first time since 2003.

____ (2022-12-03). Cross-sea subway route in NE China enters trial operation without load. ecns.cn Dalian Metro Line 5 in Liaoning Province, the first cross-sea subway route in northeast China, started no-load trial operation on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinese scientists design wearable energy harvester on cattle to build smart ranch. ecns.cn A group of Chinese scientists proposed a zero-energy smart ranch with wearable sensors entirely powered by cattle's movements.

____ (2022-12-03). China-Laos Railway promotes friendship, provides development opportunities. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has deepened the friendship between Chinese and Lao staff and provided development opportunities to both countries and peoples.

____ (2022-12-03). Snow leopard spotted in China's giant panda national park. ecns.cn Images of a snow leopard has been captured by two infrared cameras in the Wenchuan area of the Giant Panda National Park in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-12-03). Security Council to feature debate on reforming multilateralism in December. ecns.cn Reforming multilateralism will be debated at the UN Security Council in December, the council's president said Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). Guangzhou updates COVID-19 assessment standards. ecns.cn Standards for designating high-risk areas and those who have close contact with infected people have been updated in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

____ (2022-12-03). 10th Straits Youth Festival begins in Fujian. ecns.cn This year's Straits Youth Festival, an annual exchange event across the Taiwan Straits, has attracted an estimated 3,000 young people from Taiwan, according to the organizers.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinalco's cargo vessel rescues six Guinean fishermen. ecns.cn Jing Hai Xing, a subcontracted cargo vessel for Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco)'s bauxite project in the Republic of Guinea, rescued six local fishermen in the open water close to the Western African country on Nov 29.

____ (2022-12-03). Aerial view of traffic flow in Guangzhou after COVID control eased. ecns.cn More districts in Guangzhou have lifted temporary control measures to bring life and work back to normal amid the COVID-19 control.

____ (2022-12-03). Traditional handmade shoes in Shandong gain popularity on market. ecns.cn A woman makes traditional Chinese cloth shoes at a factory in Heze, east China's Shandong Province, Dec.1, 2022.

Eco Central (2022-12-03). The Devastating Environmental Side Effects of the Electric Car Boom. globalresearch.ca First published on August 7 2020 | The United Nations (U.N.) announced in August 2020 that the electric car boom will result in a number of devastating ecological side effects for the planet. | While the shift to electric cars reflects ongoing …

Editor (2022-12-03). War Is a Cancel Culture [VIDEO]. scheerpost.com People working within the US government or military who report something wrong related to their work can face a life of ostracization,

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran condemns US sanctions at UN BWC Revision Conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Managing director of the Foreign Ministry International Peace and Security Office in a speech at the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention condemned US sanctions, which he said breach conventions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Human rights turned into toy for several criminal governments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Referring to the martyrdom of Palestinian youth by the Zionist regime, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that human rights have been turned into the toy for several criminal governments.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). European Union become victim of terrorist groups' ambitions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Mminister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says that the European Union has become a victim of terrorist groups' ambitions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on Dec. 3. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, December 03.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 4 killed, injured in Turkish warplanes attack on Sulaymaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Turkish warplanes' attack on Sulaymaniyah province in northern Iraq left one dead and three wounded.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 44 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Nigeria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Nigerian Defence Headquarters said that 44 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in the Northeast region.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). IAEA chief says ties with Iran need to get back on track. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Referring to Iran's compensatory measures in response to the recent BoG anti-Iran resolution, IAEA chief Grossi said that the IAEA-Iran ties need to get back on track.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). ISIL leader killed by Syrian security forces in Daraa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Despite Washington's announcement that the leader of ISIL was killed by so-called "Free Syrian Army" terrorist group, Syria reported that the leader of ISIL chieftain was killed by the security forces of this country.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Bombs discovered in Iran's Shiraz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Some bombs were discovered from a ringleader of riots in Shiraz City, southern Iran.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran begins procedures to build Darkhovin Nuclear Plant. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The construction project of the Darkhovin Nuclear Power Plant began in the presence of the Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami, and a number of senior nuclear officials in Khuzestan province.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran gets 4 medals in 2022 Asian Rowing Championships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian athletes have received four medals at the 2022 Asian Rowing Championships underway in Thailand.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran spared no effort in offering services to Afghan refugees. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Geneva-based UN says that Iran has during the years of the past four decades spared no effort in offering services to the Afghan refugees despite the sanctions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran asked Iraqi Kurdistan to extradite terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran has already asked Iraqi Kurdistan Region to dismantle terrorist groups and hand over terrorists to the Islamic Republic.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran oil cargo previously seized by US unloads in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — An Iranian-flagged tanker on Friday delivered an oil shipment to Syria which the United States had previously confiscated around Greece, a ship tracker said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 2 cheetah cubs born in Touran Wildlife Refuge. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Although cheetahs often give birth in early spring, two cheetah cubs were born in Touran Wildlife Refuge in autumn.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Mass rally in Argentina in support of Palestine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Dozens of people gathered in front of the Zionist regime's embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina in support of the Palestinian people.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). VIDEO: US Air Force unveils newest stealth bomber aircraft. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The US Air Force on Friday unveiled its newest stealth bomber aircraft, the B-21 Raider, in Palmdale, California.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran Army exercise maximum security at all borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Army Ground Forces Commander says stable security has been established at all country's borders as a result of the strategic and tactical advancements made by the ground forces of Iran's army.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). China's consulate office to be set up in S Iran: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — China's consulate general will be set up in Iran's Bandar Abbas soon, a deputy governor-general of Hormozgan province said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). VIDEO: Australia police shoot protestors with shotgun. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Following the protests in Australia, the police are trying to disperse the protesters in Melbourne by firing direct shots from shotguns.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Resistance forces shoot at Zionist troops in Jenin (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Palestinian news sources reported that the Resistance forces have carried out several shooting operations against the Israeli regime forces across Jenin in West Bank.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Indonesia's West Java. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — A magnitude 6.4 quake hit Indonesia's West Java area on Saturday at a depth of 118 km (73 miles), the country's geophysics agency BMKG said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iraqi parliament gives votes of confidence to 2 ministers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Local Iraqi media said Saturday Iraq parliament gave votes of confidence to the candidates of the Ministries of Environment, Construction, Housing, and Municipalities and Public Works, by an absolute majority.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Venezuela, Chevron sign oil production contracts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA signed contracts with the American oil company Chevron on Friday, media have reported.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Turkish Army targets Syria's Raqqa with artillery. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Syrian sources on Saturday reported that Turkish army forces targeted areas near the Tell Abyad region on the northern outskirts of Raqqa with artillery.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Turkey to build security strip along its southern border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey will complete the 30-kilometer-deep (18.6-mile) security strip along its southern border.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). US, European countries have never been trustworthy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The deputy Iranian parliament speaker has said the US and European countries have never been trustworthy, adding US's withdrawal from the JCPOA is a clear example of Washington's disrespect for international agreements.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran sanctions 8 Canadian individuals, entity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry has imposed retaliatory sanctions on a Canadian entity and several individuals over their support for terrorism and acts of violence against the country.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad leaves 6 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Local media in Afghanistan reported Saturday that 6 people were injured in an explosion in Jalalabad city in Nangarhar province.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Dec. 03. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, Dec 03.

F. William Engdahl (2022-12-03). Climate and the Money Trail. globalresearch.ca The very mega-billionaires behind the globalization of the world economy who have wreaked so much damage to our environment are the leading backers of the "grassroots" climate movement. Is it pangs of guilty conscience, or could it be a deeper agenda of the financialization of the very air we breathe and more?

Fight Back (2022-12-03). SDS stands with railroad workers. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). | Students for a Democratic Society stands in unconditional solidarity with the railroad workers of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED-IBT), SMART-TD, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen as they fight determinedly for a fair contract and livable conditions on and off the job. We stand with them in their rejection of the appalling deal crafted by the Biden Administration, and we stand with them in defending their right to strike…

Fight Back (2022-12-03). Theory: Reproductive labor and the family. fightbacknews.org Mother Bloor, a Communist revolutionary who fought for women's suffrage, emphasized that women couldn't just stop at the right to vote. Working women still had to organize against the capitalist ruling class, which forced them to endure long hours, low wages and suffocating labor conditions. The vote was just another tool in that struggle. The suffrage movement relied on people like Bloor – workers who recognized that women's liberation depends on the struggle for socialism. | This struggle has always brought out the hardest fighters for women's liberation, and in recent decades it has empowered the LGBTQ movemen…

Fumi Okamoto, Yoshitaka Nishikawa, Yousuf Twalla, Takeo Nakayama, Siraji Masai (2022-12-03). [Correspondence] Ebola outbreak in Uganda: patient values and preferences. thelancet.com The Ebola virus outbreak in Mubende district, Uganda, in September, 2022, was caused by Sudan virus. It was expected that with an effective government response this outbreak would be quickly under control.1 Nevertheless, seven suspected patients reportedly left their hospital quarantines on Sept 26, ahead of their scheduled release.2 One of these individuals ran to seek a traditional healer. Additionally, his family wanted a traditional ritual to be carried out before a potential burial.3 It has been argued that understanding and respecting local cultural practices and placing trust in communities is essential fo…

Geoff Watts (2022-12-03). [Obituary] Lewis Henry Kuller. thelancet.com Revered cardiovascular epidemiologist. He was born in New York, NY, USA, on Jan 9, 1934 and died of pneumonia in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, on Oct 25, 2022 aged 88 years.

George Yancy (2022-12-03). Let's Honor Kevin Johnson by Dismantling the Systems That Failed Him. truthout.org To be Black in the U.S. is to hope in the face of a continuum of social, political, economic and psychological "death sentences." As Black people, many of us have learned to hope against hope. It is hard because it is such a fragile thing — to hope that we might be shown grace. Despite what I have come to know about the anti-Black hydraulics of the criminal legal system… |

Global Research (2022-12-03). "The Worldwide Corona Crisis, Global Coup d'Etat Against Humanity" by Michel Chossudovsky. Book Launch. globalresearch.ca

Hans Stehling (2022-12-03). Palestine-Israel: The History and the Evidence. globalresearch.ca

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-12-03). Imperial graduates win £1m Earthshot Prize for seaweed packaging invention. imperial.ac.uk

Jean-Franàßois Girard (2022-12-03). Video: Ottawa Freedom Convoy. Justin Trudeau Accused Them of "Violence" and "Racism". Emergency Act Inquiry Refutes Trudeau Lies. globalresearch.ca

Joe Parkin Daniels (2022-12-03). [World Report] Cholera surges in Haiti. thelancet.com Efforts to stem the outbreak are being hampered by fuel shortages and violence. Joe Parkin Daniels reports.

Julia Conley (2022-12-03). Right-Wing Extremist Lauren Boebert to Guide Policy on House GOP Leadership Team. truthout.org Despite winning reelection by just 550 votes in a race that's now undergoing a recount, Rep. Lauren Boebert this week won a vote of confidence from her fellow Republican members of the U.S. House as she was elected to join the party's policy committee. The office of Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold on Thursday announced Boebert's unexpectedly close race with her Democratic challenger… |

LaborFest (2022-12-03). Saturday 12/10: Get Your Ticket To Mars. indybay.org Twitter Headquarters San Francico | 1355 Market St. | San Francisco…

Michael Welch (2022-12-03). Haitian Democracy. Under the Thumb of UN, US and Canadian (White) Saviors! globalresearch.ca

Mike Ludwig (2022-12-03). Railroad Workers Slam Biden for Siding With Bosses to Avoid Strike. truthout.org Railroad workers lashed out at both Republicans and Democrats on Friday after Congress and President Joe Biden blocked their unions from striking over paid sick leave and unsafe work scheduling, with militant workers calling for the various railroad craft unions to unite under one organization and consider allying with a third political party. Biden signed legislation on Friday finalizing a labor… |

____ (2022-12-03). On A Lighter Note For Friday. smoothiex12.blogspot.com If Billie Jean was Irish. Delightful))Enjoy… I did))

Norman Solomon (2022-12-03). Hype About Democrats Passing the Torch: Don't Get Fooled Again. indybay.org The past masquerading as the future…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-03). China's Donation to Cuba Will Meet 'Most Pressing Needs' Created by US Blockade, Economist Says. orinocotribune.com

Paul Anthony Taylor (2022-12-03). Putting Marketing Before Science: Mainstream Media's Hyping of New Drug for Alzheimer's. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2022-12-03). Daily Round-up | UK pulls out of military training deal with Israeli arms maker & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories of the UK withdrawing from a contract with Elbit systems, the ICJ verdict on a dispute between Bolivia and Chile on a river, Mexico raising the minimum wage, and a bill in Israel that seeks to ban the waving of the Palestinian flag…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-12-03). ICJ rules that Bolivia and Chile both have right to use disputed river. peoplesdispatch.org The International Court of Justice (ICJ), on Thursday, December 2, delivered its verdict on the dispute between Bolivia and Chile over the use of the waters of the Silala river, which originates in Bolivia and crosses Chile. The Hague-based United Nations court ruled that "Silala is an international watercourse," and that both countries have "the right to an equitable and reasonable use" of its waters. | The ICJ also established that Bolivia has the sovereign right over the Silala spring as well as the right to dismantle or make modifications to the artificial channels that carry water from its territory to the n…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-12-03). Understanding the challenges before Malaysia's public health system. peoplesdispatch.org Ahead of the country's election, Dr. Lim Chee Han of of the People's Health Forum-Malaysia and Third World Network talks about the characteristics of Malaysia's health system and the challenges before it. | He explains how the country's health system dealt with COVID-19 and how the private sector has been privileged over the public sector. He explains how there is a need for greater public spending on health care and the difference it can make to the requirements of the people.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-03). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" Extends its Grip to Major Industrial Cities. globalresearch.ca "Covid Tolerance Zero" has contributed to destabilizing Shanghai's financial sector as well as China's buoyant export economy. It has created social havoc for millions of people, requiring the imposition of PCR tests, using the QR code as a means of social control.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-03). "Wiki-Gate": Julian Assange Was Framed by the People Who Supported Him. globalresearch.ca Assange has been the object of an all out smear campaign by those who supported him. The Economist which granted Assange the New Media Award in 2008 intimates that he is an "enemy agent" responsible for "information anarchy … culminating in the destabilization of American democracy"

Prof Peter Dale Scott (2022-12-03). What is the Deep State? The Doomsday Project and Deep Events: JFK, Watergate, Iran-Contra, and 9/11. globalresearch.ca The Doomsday Project is the Pentagon's name for the emergency planning "to keep the White House and Pentagon running during and after a nuclear war or some other major crisis."

Rebekah Barber (2022-12-03). With No Child Tax Credit, Families Are Slipping Back Into Poverty Amid Inflation. truthout.org Originally published by The 19th A year ago, the expanded child tax credit ended. Between 2020 and 2021, the credit — which gave monthly payments of up to $300 per child — helped reduce child poverty by more than 40 percent. More than 36 million families received the credit in 2021, and the money helped push the child poverty rate below that of adults for the first time. But since the program… |

Ricardo Gomez (2022-12-03). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: A Labor Revolution Arrives In The South. 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? |

Richard Horton (2022-12-03). [Comment] Offline: FRENCH-ARRIVE—elles accusent. thelancet.com The accusation is direct and unflinching. The FRENCH-ARRIVE trial "obeys a pseudo-scientific rational logic" that is "a denial of what childbirth and motherhood mean to women". Claudine Schalck and Raymonde Gagnon are both registered midwives. Their book, When Inducing Labor Compromises a Woman's Motherhood (L'Harmattan, 2022), is one of the most remarkable denunciations of an ongoing research study ever published. It is also a sustained critique of the contemporary approach to obstetric care in many western nations today.

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-03). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part III). dissidentvoice.org A surging Pink Tide has brought left electoral victories in Latin America and the Caribbean protesting the neoliberal model imposed by the US and its collaborators. Neoliberalism has failed to meet the needs of the peoples of the region and is losing its legitimacy as a prototype for development. However, the countries of the region …

Ron Ridenour (2022-12-03). Is History Repeating Itself? And Who Will Be Today's Ted Hall? An Interview with the Director of "A Compassionate Spy" covertactionmagazine.com [In this piece, Ron Ridenour interviews Steve James, the director of A Compassionate Spy, and Joan Hall, Ted Hall's wife. See Ron's review of the documentary here.—Editors] QJoan, how do you think the world would look today had Ted Hall not given vital information to the Soviets, in order to avoid a monopoly of nuclear …

Ron Ridenour (2022-12-03). Is History Repeating Itself? And Who Will Be Today's Ted Hall? An Interview with the Principals of "A Compassionate Spy" covertactionmagazine.com [In this piece, Ron Ridenour interviews Steve James, the director of A Compassionate Spy, and Joan Hall, Ted Hall's wife. See Ron's review of the documentary here.—Editors] QJoan, how do you think the world would look today had Ted Hall not given vital information to the Soviets, in order to avoid a monopoly of nuclear …

SAM (2022-12-03). Nuclear Waste Still Pollutes Vast Swaths Of The U.S. Landscape. progressivehub.net MARK OLALDE, MOLLIE SIMON AND ALEX MIERJESKI | PROPUBLICA…

SAM (2022-12-03). The Railway Labor Crisis Tells Us A Lot About Democrats' Priorities. progressivehub.net LUKE SAVAGE | JACOBIN…

San Francisco is Pro-Choice (2022-12-03). Cleverly Executed Demo for Abortion Rights in Top San Francisco Mall. indybay.org Award winning Westfield Mall was already decorated in lights and Christmas colors when demonstrators arrived to "green it up" for abortion rights on busiest shopping day of the year.

Scorinoco (2022-12-03). Venezuela: Opposition Pencil Alliance Willing to Join Dialogue with Government. orinocotribune.com

Sharmila Devi (2022-12-03). [World Report] Concern after Mali bans French NGOs. thelancet.com The decision is thought to be in response to France's announcement that it is freezing all development aid to Mali. Sharmila Devi reports.

SP Editor (2022-12-03). Who Will Pay for an Overheating Earth. scheerpost.com Unlike the northern powers largely responsible for the greenhouse gases that created this growing set of disasters, as Stan and Priti Gulati Cox explain, the countries of the Global South can't afford to pay for what's happening to them.

Staff (2022-12-03). Protesting Fuel Poverty, People Tell UK Government to 'Keep Everyone Warm This Winter'. commondreams.org As energy bills—and fossil fuel profits—continue to soar, demonstrators around Britain demanded immediate action from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and members of Parliament.

Staff (2022-12-03). 'Turn Off the Tap on Plastic,' UN Chief Declares Amid Debate Over New Global Treaty. commondreams.org "Plastics are fossil fuels in another form," said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, "and pose a serious threat to human rights, the climate, and biodiversity."

The Lancet (2022-12-03). [Editorial] Lecanemab for Alzheimer's disease: tempering hype and hope. thelancet.com The Alzheimer's disease community has become accustomed to false hope, disappointment, and controversy. With an estimated 55 million people worldwide affected by dementia, the need for an effective treatment is undeniable. But efforts to develop a drug that can modify the course of Alzheimer's disease, by using antibodies to clear amyloid-beta (AŒ≤) from the brain, have endured numerous setbacks over the past 20 years. Almost a decade ago, the first anti-AŒ≤ antibodies tested in phase 3 trials, bapineuzumab and solanezumab, did not improve clinical outcomes in mild to moderate Alzheimer's diseas…

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2022-12-03). The Cult of Globalism: The Great Reset and Its "Final Solution" for "Useless People" globalresearch.ca

Udani Samarasekera (2022-12-03). [World Report] A missed opportunity? Anopheles stephensi in Africa. thelancet.com A malaria vector new to Africa threatens to undo decades of progress. Udani Samarasekera reports.

UnitedEditor (2022-12-03). Municipal elections in Taiwan: Big defeat for US policy in the region. uwidata.com By Sergio Rodriguez Gelfenstein * The recently concluded 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) persisted in the guideline of peaceful reunification of the country under the idea of sustaining two political systems for a period of time. Under the one-China principle, the CPC has set out to promote "broad and in-depth consultations …

Victoria Torres (2022-12-03). Venezuela's Tax Revenue Grows 93% During January November 2022. orinocotribune.com

WSWS (2022-12-03). South Korean trade unions isolate striking truckers amid government threats. wsws.org Cargo Truckers Solidarity is allowing drivers to burn themselves out while refusing to expand the struggle to other sections of the working class.

WSWS (2022-12-03). "The political parties don't represent the people": US workers furious after Biden signs bipartisan anti-strike legislation. wsws.org The rapid move by both parties to impose a contract rejected by workers has shocked and angered workers across the country.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Sri Lankan president hints at dangers of conflict in Indian Ocean. wsws.org Sri Lanka is coming under intensifying pressure to line up with the US-led confrontation with China in the Indo-Pacific.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Stronger than expected US jobs report sparks calls for further interest rate hikes. wsws.org The financial markets reacted negatively to the jobs report for November, seeing the higher than expected employment numbers as a setback to plans to create a recession to crush the mounting struggles of the working class.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Will Lehman, socialist candidate for UAW president, wins 4,777 votes amid anemic turnout. wsws.org Despite a massive effort at voter suppression by the United Auto Workers bureaucracy in the union's presidential election, Lehman won 4.6 percent of the vote, having run on an explicitly socialist and internationalist program.

WSWS (2022-12-03). High excess mortality as coronavirus death rates rise in Germany. wsws.org The reckless approach of governments at all levels in lifting the remaining coronavirus protections despite the enormous excess mortality illustrates the indifference of the ruling class to human life.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals slams Trump, vacates special master for Mar-a-Lago state secrets documents. wsws.org A three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the dismissal of Trump's lawsuit challenging the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago resort.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Western Australian industrial court threatens to deregister nurses' union after strike. wsws.org The Industrial Relations Commission threat is in line with a broader assault, spearheaded by Labor and the unions, on the basic rights of workers to oppose attacks on their jobs, wages and conditions.

WSWS (2022-12-03). ONLINE RALLY: Defend the railroad workers! Down with Washington's illegitimate anti-strike law! wsws.org All rail worker supporters are urged to attend Tuesday's meeting at 7 Eastern, where they will hear from railroad workers and their allies in other industries.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Jacobin promotes student debt bankruptcy. wsws.org Students are evidently expected to be grateful for the chance, compliments of the Democratic Party, to go into bankruptcy to avoid penury and homelessness.

WSWS (2022-12-03). University of California academic workers counter efforts by UAW bureaucracy to sell out strike. wsws.org Against the overwhelming and vocal opposition by the rank and file, UAW bargainers are dropping strikers' most fundamental demands.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-12-03). Flu hospitalizations rise in the U.S. america.cgtn.com The strain is being felt across the U.S. with 44 states reporting high flu activity over the last week, according to the CDC. Find out more.

Zachary L Cox, JoAnn Lindenfeld (2022-12-03). [Comment] STRONG start for implementation of guideline-directed medical therapies. thelancet.com Several publications have proposed potential strategies for novel, rapid optimisation of guideline-directed medical therapy to address the sizeable gap between evidence and implementation in patients with heart failure.1—4 The benefit of an optimised guideline-directed medical therapy regimen consisting of an angiotensin receptor-neprilysin (ARN) inhibitor, Œ≤ blocker, mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, and SGLT2 inhibitor is substantial, adding an estimated 6 ∑3 years of additional survival for individuals aged 55 years with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction compared with subopti…

Zero Hedge (2022-12-03). San Francisco Police Department Proposes Letting Robots Kill Suspects. globalresearch.ca

Luis Toledo Sande (2022-12-03). Con Fidel y sin parálisis. globalizacion.ca La cercanía de Fidel Castro en el tiempo debe favorecer el cuidado con que nos corresponde tratar sus textos y librarlo de falsificaciones. Si queremos citarlo, ahí está un caudal que lo propicia sin que tengamos que inventar lo que…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-03). Un Afghanistan nel Cuore dell'Europa. globalresearch.ca "Gli Alleati stanno fornendo un sostegno senza precedenti all'Ucraina e continueranno a farlo", annuncia il segretario generale della NATO Stoltenberg. Con centinaia di obici forniti dalla NATO, le forze di Kiev sparano in un solo giorno migliaia di proiettili, più …

Staff (2022-12-03). Eyeife 2022 del 7 al 11 de diciembre: Música electrónica con sello cubano. cubadebate.cu El Festival Eyeife apuesta por las disimiles variantes de música electrónica que se cultivan en Cuba, a partir del intercambio cultural entre las más diversas expresiones y géneros musicales de la mayor de las Antillas.Del 7 al 11 de diciembre regresa a los escenarios de Fábrica de Arte Cubano este evento que impulsó Suylén Milanés.

Staff (2022-12-03). Hoy Messi llega a 1 000 partidos como jugador profesional. cubadebate.cu Lionel Messi alcanza hoy la mágica cifra de °1000! partidos como profesional. El argentino disputa ante Australia su encuentro 169 con la selección, a los que hay que añadir 778 con el Barcelona y 53 con el PSG. Unos números muy buenos que tienen todavía más mérito si se computan las estadísticas que ha dejado en ellos.

Staff (2022-12-03). Países Bajos derrota 3-1 a Estados Unidos y es el primero en cuartos de final en Catar 2022. cubadebate.cu La selección de Países Bajos consiguió el primer billete para los cuartos de final del Mundial de Catar después de imponerse este sábado a Estados Unidos (3-1), en un partido en el que el combinado neerlandés exhibió pegada con los goles de Memphis Depay, Delay Blind y Denzel Dumfries, ante un combativo conjunto norteamericano que puso fin a su sueño en la competencia.

Staff (2022-12-03). Quinto lugar para Cuba en la XVII Copa Mundial de Softbol. cubadebate.cu Cuba alcanzó el quinto lugar en la XVII Copa Mundial de Softbol de Auckland 2022, en Nueva Zelanda. El elenco antillano no pudo llegar a la discusión de las medallas de bronce, luego de caer ante Canadá el viernes con marcador de 2×0. Con esta derrota, los nuestros terminaron en un meritorio quinto lugar, con el cual mejoran el décimo puesto en República Checa 2019.

Staff (2022-12-03). EN VIVO: Países Bajos 2 – 0 Estados Unidos en la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net La selección de Países Bajos llega a este encuentro tras haber sido líder del Grupo A con siete puntos y apenas un gol en contra.

TeleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-03). PNUD apoyará recuperación de áreas afectadas por conflicto en Etiopía. telesurtv.net El funcionario del PNUD se reunió con el canciller etíope Demeke Mekonnen Hassen y la titular de Planificación y Desarrollo, Fitsum Assefa Adela.

TeleSUR, jap, MER (2022-12-03). Suiza clasifica a octavos con triunfo ante Serbia en Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Con el marcador 3 a 2, los serbios intentaron conseguir dos goles para remontar, pero el resultado no varió.

TeleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-03). China rechaza contrabando de petróleo sirio por parte de EE.UU. telesurtv.net De igual manera, subrayó Zhao Lijian que también "el ataque con misiles de Estados Unidos contra Siria también es ilegal".

TeleSUR, mcs, JDO (2022-12-03). Lula se reúne con líderes sindicales y escucha demandas de trabajadores. telesurtv.net Presidente electo de Brasil continúa escuchando a sectores del país como parte del proceso de transición hacia su Gobierno.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-12-03). Presidente venezolano sostiene reunión con sector de oposición. telesurtv.net Este encuentro se enmarca en el contexto del diálogo de paz con los sectores de oposición del país.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-12-03). Venezuela logra récord Guinness con rueda de salsa casino más grande. telesurtv.net Los bailarines superaron el récord que tenía España desde 2019, cuando fue establecido con 1.291 participantes.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-03). Zurda Infinita analiza desempeño de Uruguay con Carlos Aguilera. telesurtv.net Aguilera destacó la importancia de ganar el primer partido en la primera fase para evitar sufrir hasta la última fecha.

TeleSUR-mcs, DRL (2022-12-03). Registran sismo de magnitud 5,4 en Nueva Zelanda. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades locales, hasta el momento no se reportan fallecidos como consecuencia del evento telúrico.

William Elson, Maria Zambon, Simon de Lusignan (2022-12-03). [Correspondence] Integrated respiratory surveillance after the COVID-19 pandemic. thelancet.com We welcome Thedi Ziegler and colleagues' Comment on the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System and believe its proposals could strengthen global sentinel surveillance.1…

Fernando Buen Abad Domínguez (2022-12-03). øNuestra más grande debilidad? globalizacion.ca Una denuncia por, sí sola, no produce conciencia, tampoco acción. Eso es escandalosamente doloroso cuando se trata de nuestra mayor fragilidad política en materia de comunicación que es, muy posiblemente, nuestra peor debilidad en los campos de lucha de la…

Higinio Polo (2022-12-03). China: El reto trastornado de Estados Unidos. globalizacion.ca El XX Congreso del Partido Comunista de China se celebró en octubre de 2022, cinco años después del anterior, tras una rigurosa preparación y análisis de los retos que enfrenta el país. En los preparativos y en los documentos previos,…

Homar Garcés (2022-12-03). Revolución bolivariana: entre reajustes político-institucionales y económicos. globalizacion.ca El reajuste político institucional que se produzca por efecto de la coyuntura económica por la que atraviesa el país y por las concesiones a Washington y a las diferentes dirigencias opositoras formalizadas por el gobierno de Nicolás Maduro y la…

Mario Hernández (2022-12-03). "Las relaciones sociales de fuerza no han cambiado en Brasil" globalizacion.ca -Empecemos por Hebe, después sigamos por los temas que habíamos acordado. | -Impactado, como todo el mundo, por lo que ha ocurrido. Es biología, era una mujer mayor. Pero es un shock para todos por lo que representa Hebe para todos…

Peter Koenig (2022-12-03). Guerra entre Ucrania y Rusia: øSe avecina un escenario apocalíptico? øO hay razón para la esperanza? globalizacion.ca Todo el mundo predice que nos enfrentaremos a un invierno helado en el Norte Global, especialmente en Europa y particularmente en Ucrania. Mientras tanto, Rusia está acumulando a lo largo de la frontera norte de Ucrania más de medio millón…

Staff (2022-12-03). Agricultores se escapa… øy los jonrones también? cubadebate.cu Otra barrida de Agricultores en la Liga Elite del Béisbol Cubano (LEBC) -su quinta en lo que va de campeonato- pudiera haberse ganado el motivo de estas líneas, si no fuera porque a la par que el equipo de Carlos Martí se escapa en solitario hacia la postemporada, el llamado "gol" de la pelota, los jonrones, han escapado también, pero a un lugar desconocido.

Staff (2022-12-03). Somos naciones pequeñas frente a retos colosales (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Los orígenes históricos y étnicos de nuestros pueblos son similares; no todos hablan un mismo idioma, pero en las demás cosas somos muy parecidos. Es una historia de familia y de solidaridad. "Somos naciones pequeñas frente a retos colosales", dijo el presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, a los países participantes en la pasada Cumbre Caricom-Cuba.

Staff (2022-12-03). Somos naciones pequeñas frente a retos colosales. cubadebate.cu Los orígenes históricos y étnicos de nuestros pueblos son similares; no todos hablan un mismo idioma, pero en las demás cosas somos muy parecidos. Es una historia de familia y de solidaridad. "Somos naciones pequeñas frente a retos colosales", dijo el presidente de la República de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, a los países participantes en la VII Cumbre Caricom-Cuba.

Staff (2022-12-03). La trova cubana es declarada Patrimonio Cultural de la Nación. cubadebate.cu La Comisión para la Salvación del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial, Perteneciente al Consejo Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural validó la solicitud de declaratoria de la Trova Cubana, en aras de contribuir a su sostenibilidad, visibilidad y viabilidad. La declaración sucedió en la ciudad de Manzanillo, a 50 años de la fundación del Movimiento de la Nueva Trova.

Staff (2022-12-03). Argentina irá contra Países Bajos en cuartos de final tras derrotar a Australia. cubadebate.cu Argentina vence a Australia (2×1) en los octavos de final del Mundial de Catar, en un partido marcado por el dominio del balón del conjunto albiceleste. El rival del equipo de Messi en la próxima ronda de la competición será Países Bajos, que hace unas horas venció al conjunto de Estados Unidos.

Staff (2022-12-03). Centrales domina a Agricultores en el estadio 5 de septiembre. cubadebate.cu Ataque de siete jits impulsó a los Centrales en su éxito de 4×0 contra los Agricultores, que no encontraron descanso en el estadio 5 de Septiembre. En el equipo de Armando Jesús Ferrer Ruiz, la actuación del pitcher Fredy Asiel àÅlvarez Sáez fue meritoria. No recibió carreras limpias, solo cinco hits en siete capítulos. Tampoco regaló boletos y ponchó a cuatro oponentes.

Staff (2022-12-03). Comienza Díaz-Canel gira por países del Caribe. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano Miguel Díaz-Canel arribó hoy a San Vicente y las Granadinas, como parte de una gira por el Caribe que también lo llevará a Granada y Barbados e incluirá su participación -junto a varios ministros- en la VIII Cumbre Caricom-Cuba la próxima semana. Es la primera vez que un Jefe de Estado cubano visita este país caribeño.

Staff (2022-12-03). El Ministerio de Comunicaciones responderá interrogantes de la población mediante foro debate. cubadebate.cu La Comisión de Atención a los Servicios de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular convoca este 5 de diciembre, entre las 9: 00 a.m. y 12: 00 p.m., al Foro interactivo sobre la rendición de cuentas del Ministerio de Comunicaciones, a través del sitio web del Parlamento cubano. Este es el segundo foro debate convocado por el Parlamento en su nueva web institucional.

Staff (2022-12-03). Elon Musk revela cómo Twitter censuró escándalo sobre el hijo de Joe Biden. cubadebate.cu Elon Musk, dueño de Twitter, desató una nueva controversia al revelar el papel de esta red social para "suprimir" una nota sobre Hunter Biden, hijo del presidente estadunidense Joe Biden, semanas antes de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020. Las publicaciones, retuiteadas de la cuenta del periodista Matthew Taibbi, se han dado a conocer como "Twitter Files".

Staff (2022-12-03). Hospital Hermanos Ameijeiras: Sede del acto central por el Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia de Manuel Marrero Cruz comenzó el acto central por el Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana en el Hospital Clínico Quirúrgico Hermanos Ameijeiras. La institución fue elegida como sede por ser centro de referencia para la asistencia médica de alta especialización y arribar, justo hoy, a su aniversario 40 de fundada por el Comandante en Jefe.

Staff (2022-12-03). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este sábado 3 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este sábado 3 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-03). PDVSA and Chevron Sign Contracts for Oil Production in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On Friday, December 2, Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) signed a series of contracts with US oil company Chevron for oil production in Venezuela. | These agreements will also allow promoting the development of join ventures in the country. | The signing of the contracts took place at the PDVSA headquarters in La Campiña, Caracas. On behalf of Venezuela, the president of PDVSA, Asdrubal Chávez, and Petroleum Minister Tareck El Aissami signed the contract. | On behalf of Chevron signed the president of Chevron for Venezuela, Javier La Rosa. | Minister El Aissami stated that these contract…

TeleSUR, as, MER (2022-12-03). Países Bajos se medirá a Estados Unidos en octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El ganador de este duelo enfrentará al triunfador del encuentro entre Argentina y Australia.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-12-03). Senado aprueba ley para evitar el paro ferroviario en EE. UU. telesurtv.net Se estimó que una huelga en el sector ferroviario tendría un impacto financiero de 2.000 millones de dólares por día.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-12-03). Italianos realizan huelga contra Gobierno de Georgia Meloni. telesurtv.net La protesta de los sindicatos es contra la estrategia económica del Gobierno, por la paz y otras demandas económicas.

TeleSUR, ev, MER (2022-12-03). Argentina se enfrentará a Australia en octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Este será el primer partido que disputen las oncenas de Argentina y Australia desde el amistoso realizado en 2007.

TeleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-03). OMS estima que casos semanales de mpox han disminuido un 90 %. telesurtv.net El director general develó que la mayor parte de los casos de mpox se han identificado en Latinoamérica.

TeleSUR, JAP, DRL (2022-12-03). Uruguay ganó pero no alcanzó clasificación a octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llegaba al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal 3-2 en su debut, así como una victoria 3-2 frente a Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-03). Presidente de Cuba inicia gira por varios países del Caribe. telesurtv.net La VIII Cumbre Cuba-CARICOM se celebrará el próximo 6 de diciembre en Barbados.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-03). Gobierno de Colombia y ELN invitan al campesinado a sumarse a diálogos de paz. telesurtv.net Delegados de las partes en el proceso de diálogo que tiene lugar en Caracas enviaron un mensaje a participantes en la Convención Nacional Campesina.

TeleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-03). Cuba y Belarús fortalecen relaciones bilaterales. telesurtv.net Ambas partes ratificaron su confianza mutua en la necesidad de construir relaciones beneficiosas para las dos naciones.

TeleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-03). OMS: 90 % de la población tiene cierta inmunidad a la Covid-19. telesurtv.net Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus alertó que la semana pasada se registraron más de 8. 0 decesos.

TeleSUR, mcs, JDO (2022-12-03). Reportan aumento de fallecidos por Covid-19 en El Salvador. telesurtv.net De las 36 víctimas confirmadas, la mitad falleció en la última semana de noviembre y la tercera parte correspondió a adultos mayores de 80 años.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-03). Lula prevé anunciar a su gabinete a partir del 12 de diciembre. telesurtv.net Lula anunciará los nombres cuando el Tribunal Superior Electoral le otorgue el diploma que lo reconozca como presidente electo.

TeleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-03). Estudio muestra casi un 30% de pobreza entre brasileños en 2021. telesurtv.net La cantidad de personas en pobreza extrema subió un 48,2 por ciento, para un total de 17,9 millones de brasileños.

TeleSUR- jaa (2022-12-03). Ejército israelí asesina a otro joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El joven fue identificado como Ammar Mefleh, quien murió tras recibir un disparo a quemarropa por parte de un soldado israelí.

TeleSUR-mcs, DRL (2022-12-03). FAO registra precio estable de los alimentos en noviembre. telesurtv.net Las lecturas más bajas para los cereales, la carne y los productos lácteos en noviembre compensaron la subida de los precios de los aceites vegetales y el azúcar.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-12-03). Autoridades peruanas aseguran que gripe aviar está controlada. telesurtv.net El titular del Midagri afirmó que "hay que seguir consumiendo la carne y los huevos, no hay que preocuparse".

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-12-03). Promulgan en Bolivia ley para aplicar resultados del censo. telesurtv.net Presidente Luis Arce denunció a la oposición por aplicar "una lógica dictatorial" contra quienes no apoyaron el paro.

Scorinoco (2022-12-03). Bird Flu Virus Detected in Pelicans in Eastern Venezuela. orinocotribune.com On Friday, December 2, Venezuelan Minister for Science and Technology Gabriela Jiménez reported the detection of the AH5N1 avian influenza virus in pelicans in the eastern Venezuelan state of Anzoátegui. | "The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela reports the detection of the Avian Influenza AH5N1 virus in pelicans in the northern coastal region of Anzoátegui state," the minister wrote on social media. | She announced that "preventive measures and health alerts are being developed" in response to this situation. | La influenza aviar es una enfermedad viral contagiosa que afecta a las aves domésticas y silvestres. L…

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2022-12-04: News Headlines

____ (2022-12-04). EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against Russia. ecns.cn The European Commission on Friday proposed making the circumvention of the European Union's (EU) sanctions against Russia a criminal offense.

____ (2022-12-04). UN chief Guterres calls for renewed efforts to end slavery. ecns.cn UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on governments and societies to recommit to eradicating slavery, and underscored the need to recognize the painful legacy of slavery and the growing of its modern forms.

Workers World Party (2022-12-04). Workers World Party statement: Solidarity with railroad workers! workers.org President Joe Biden has just signed legislation, passed by both houses of Congress, imposing a contract between Class One freight rail companies and the 11 railroad unions. Thus with the stroke of a pen, the CEO of the capitalist state, Biden, stripped these unions of their most basic right: the . . . |

Labor Video Project (2022-12-04). Is AFL-CIO Pres Schuler Betraying US Labor Movement In Rail Fight? LA Union Leader Speaks. indybay.org AFL-CIO president Liz Schuler has said that " "I commend and thank | rail workers and their unions for tenaciously taking on some of the biggest corporations in America over the last three years to reach a contract." The bill that was passed imposed an agreement that left out sick pay. Los Angeles Roofer's Local 36 Business Manager Cliff Smith discusses why this is a betrayal during this interview.

Dean Baker (2022-12-04). The November Jobs Report Was Not as Strong as Advertised. cepr.net I confess, I am a card-carrying member of Team Transitory, and I have been wrong about the extent to which inflation would be persistent. This was largely due to subsequent rounds of Covid, China's zero Covid policy, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine, all factors which the inflation hawks did not anticipate either. But regardless …

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-04). "Deliberate Ambiguity": Israel's Nuclear Weapons Are Greatest Threat to Middle East. dissidentvoice.org As western countries are floating the theory that Russia could escalate its conflict with Ukraine to a nuclear war, many western governments continue to turn a blind eye to Israel's own nuclear weapons capabilities. Luckily, many countries around the world do not subscribe to this endemic western hypocrisy. 'The Conference on the Establishment of a …

_____ (2022-12-04). The Volatility Of US Hegemony In Latin America, Part II. popularresistance.org The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile. A "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories since 2018 have swept Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Chile, Columbia, and Brazil. At the same time, China has emerged as an economic presence while tumultuously inflationary winds blow in the world economy. | In this larger context, the socialist tr…

Mforinoco (2022-12-04). Haiti in the Caribbean: A Political Economy Perspective on the Urgent Crisis of Imperialism. orinocotribune.com By Tamanisha John Nov 23, 2022 | If Haiti is "the poorest country in the hemisphere" it is because imperialist policies continue to impoverish and destabilize that nation. | Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people against imperialist forces for centuries, you are met with minor acknowledgement and some confusion by the listener. Even in cases where there are those who understand Haiti's battle against imperialist interventions and incursions — many people are still unclear about: "why Haiti." This is especiall…

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-04). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America The Pink Tide Surges, 2018-2022 (Part 1). orinocotribune.com

Staff (2022-12-04). President Maduro Meets with Opposition Group at Miraflores Palace, Agenda to be Drafted. orinocotribune.com

The Lever (2022-12-04). LEVER WEEKLY: All They Had To Do Was Nothing. 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? |

Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-04). The Raider Spirit: The Unveiling of the B-21. dissidentvoice.org The US military industrial complex has made news with another eye-wateringly expensive product, a near totemic tribute to waste in a time of crisis. The $700 million B-21 Raider stealth bomber was unveiled by Northrop Grumman Corp. and the United States Air Force on December 2 at Airforce Plant 42 in Palmdale, California. There was …

_____ (2022-12-04). US, China Defense Ministers meet on the sidelines of the 9th ADMM-Plus Forum. journal-neo.org The results of the meeting between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden, which took place on November 14 on the sidelines of the G20 summit, have been given different evaluations. By official representatives of both countries and independent commentators alike. Which is natural, since, despite the highest level of representation of the …

Angela (2022-12-04). Sunday 12/11: Q&A Discussion of "Come and See; Go and Tell – Next Year in Palestine" indybay.org

Angela (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/3: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "In the Pocket of Oslo" indybay.org

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-12-04). Some Oil Paintings I've Done Recently. thealtworld.com I've been doing a lot of oil painting lately. Here are some of the ones I like: | ‚ùñ | Julian Assange. | | ‚ùñ | Terence McKenna. | | ‚ùñ | Assange again. I enjoy painting eyes. | | ‚ùñ | My husband Tim. | | ‚ùñ | Lightbulbs. | | ‚ùñ | The grandfather from the documentary About…

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/10: Nonewsauthor"> Cinema – Rhody/Smith/Kujawskis Minimal Expanded Cinema. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/17: Avant to Live – New Experimental Work. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

David Giesen (2022-12-04). Thursday 12/15: Solon's Salon. indybay.org Notable House | 189 Ellsworth St. | San Francisco…

____ (2022-12-04). Comicomment: Gunshots shatter illusion of US-style human rights. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). World's first high-speed railway in extremely low temperatures transports 670 mln passengers in 10 years. ecns.cn The world's first high-speed railway operating at high latitudes and extremely low temperatures in winter, Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway, has transported 670 million passengers since it began service ten years ago.

____ (2022-12-04). China's two meteorological satellites put into operation. ecns.cn Two meteorological satellites, along with their ground application systems, have officially started operation, said the China Meteorological Administration on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-04). Profile: Jiang Zemin's great, glorious life. ecns.cn Jiang Zemin was an outstanding leader enjoying high prestige acknowledged by the whole Communist Party of China (CPC), the entire military and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese people mourn Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Chinese people were saddened to hear the news of the passing of their former leader Jiang Zemin, who died Wednesday in Shanghai at the age of 96.In the city of Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, flower bouquets lined the entrance to the former residence of Jiang.

____ (2022-12-04). Asian, African diplomats in China mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from Asian and African countries visited China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday and Friday and offered their condolences over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway marks first anniversary. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has transported a total of 8.5 million passengers and 11.2 million tons of goods as of Saturday, since its launch on Dec. 3 a year ago, according to China State Railway Group.

____ (2022-12-04). (W. E. Talk) Yin Kaipu: Why dida Plant Hunter Call China 'the Mother of World Gardens'. ecns.cn Lilies are popular in European and American courtyards, but almost all the mother plants of European and American lilies originated from Lilium regale in China. The rose, which in the West symbolizes love, is actually a hybrid of the European rose and the Chinese rose. Kiwifruit, a New Zealand calling card , was born in China and is also known as the Chinese gooseberry.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese spokesperson says U.S. lets ally Europe pay price of crisis. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Friday said the United States is letting its ally Europe pay the price in the crisis.

____ (2022-12-04). More world leaders mourn passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Leaders of many countries and international organizations continued to express their deep condolences by phone, letter and other means to Chinese President Xi Jinping over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-04). Chinese armed forces mourn passing of Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Officers and soldiers throughout the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) have for days mourned Comrade Jiang Zemin who passed away at the age of 96 on Wednesday, remembering his remarkable accomplishments.

____ (2022-12-04). John Lee says next five years critical for Hong Kong's new leap forward. ecns.cn John Lee, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Saturday that the next five years are a critical period for Hong Kong to break new ground and make a new leap forward.

____ (2022-12-04). Shanghai's largest heritage complex reopens after renovation. ecns.cn Built in 1882, Zhang Yuan or Zhang's Garden, a community filled with hundreds of shikumen houses in downtown Shanghai's Jing'an district is widely known as Shanghai's largest, best-preserved and most diverse shikumen compound.

____ (2022-12-04). Decoding tea culture in Song Dynasty. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang Dynasties. ecns.cn The ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang dynasties is now part of Luoyang City and its outskirts in Henan Province. Built in 605, the ancient city was the eastern capital of the Sui and Tang dynasties.

____ (2022-12-04). In numbers: China's tea industry at a glance. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Culture fact: Chinese tea culture. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). Timeline of the building of China's Space Station. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) Mobile Payments Inject New Momentum into China's Economy. ecns.cn China has also moved quickly in Digital Currency Electronic Payment, piloting the new money in major cities including Beijing and Shanghai. Transactions using the digital money has surpassed 100 billion yuan (13.9 billion dollars).China will move forward building infrastructure of the digital money and its ecosystem and improving the system's security and reliability.

____ (2022-12-04). China-Laos Railway transports 8.5 million passengers. ecns.cn As of Friday, the China-Laos Railway has handled over 8.5 million passenger trips and transported 11.2 million tonnes of cargo since its launch a year ago, the Chinese railway operator said.

____ (2022-12-04). Ancient tomb unearthed in N China's Shanxi. ecns.cn Ancient tombs dating back to about eight hundred years ago were unearthed in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, according to Taiyuan Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology.

____ (2022-12-04). Made-in-China products shine at Qatar World Cup. ecns.cn Various World Cup-related products were dazzling in souvenir shops in Doha, capital of Qatar, most of which are made in China, including the Qatar World Cup Mascot La'eeb, souvenirs, sports gear, T-shirts, badges and phone cases.

____ (2022-12-04). (100 great changes) The Yellow River: A 'mother river' benefiting its people. ecns.cn On October 30, 2022, the Yellow River Protection Law of China was approved at a meeting of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which means the ecological protection and high-quality development of the Yellow River basin has become a law to abide by.

Eye Zen (2022-12-04). Friday 12/16: Revolution is Not a One Time Event. indybay.org Studio A.C.T @ 30 Grant Avenue san Francisco California 94108…

Fuck TERFs (2022-12-04). Monday 12/5: Warning: Transphobes Kara Dansky and Lierre Kieth plan to stage protest in Oakland. indybay.org René C. Davidson Courthouse | 1225 Fallon Street | Oakland, CA 94612…

International Human Rights Day Coalition (2022-12-04). Friday 12/9: Unite and Fight for our Rights, Lives, and planet. indybay.org Gather at the New Federal Building 7th and Mission | March to Powell and Market and Union Square…

J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander (2022-12-04). Lockdown light – Corona crisis and capitalism. indybay.org The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and | 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-04). Rosa Louise McCauley Parks – Patron Saint – Women's Political Council of Montgomery, AL. indybay.org If the Women's Political Council of Montgomery, Alabama is known, then the efficacy of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is placed in proper context, #Womanity.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-04). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"

Labor Video Project (2022-12-04). Biden & Republicrats Union Busting Bill Against Railway Workers & Their Fight For Sick Pay. indybay.org The Biden administration with the support of most of the Democrats and Republicans in Congress pushed a bill that imposes a reactionary contract that severely limits sick pay and benefits BNSF railroad owner Warren Buffet and the other railroad corporations.

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2022-12-04). Winter 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org Racist Hate and Migrantphobia Continues Under Biden…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-04). Meet the Bay Area Photographers Safety Group. indybay.org Bay Area Photographers Organize for Safety in face of increasing armed robberies…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-12-04). Rain or Shine, Grannies Rage for Abortion Rights. indybay.org Action at Federal Building part of Nationwide Protest…

LOL (2022-12-04). Bad Deal: Seeno's and Tagami's Newest Proposal for Concord. indybay.org The latest term sheet proposal by the Concord First (yes, really that's their name) Partners is a bad deal for Concord. Not only is it more of the same sprawl that fails at addressing climate challenges, the proposal reinforces the widening economic disparity in the region.

Melinda Hughes (2022-12-04). Monday 12/5: No Men In Women's Prisons. indybay.org Steps of R. C. Davidson Courthouse, Oakland…

Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center (2022-12-04). Saturday 12/17: 14th Annual Peace and Justice Awards Dinner. indybay.org

Paul Oboohov (2022-12-04). Protesters target the Australian Defence Exports Office. greenleft.org.au "The Australian Defence Exports Office (ADEO) is a gift from the government to the weapons' corporations," Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

People for the American Way (2022-12-04). Sunday 12/4: "Voting Rights: The Struggle To Be Counted" – History Film on Black Voter Suppression. indybay.org Online event…

Phoebe Thomas Sorgen (2022-12-04). Sunday 12/4: Roy Zimmerman Concert & Political Comedy. indybay.org Berkeley – 1924 Cedar St. a block above MLK Wy. | BFUU Hall is midway between downtown and north Berkeley BART stations.

Rose Ramirez (2022-12-04). Reproductive Rights Repertory on the Streets of San Francisco. indybay.org Photos by Rachel Podlishevsky, ProBonoPhoto.org | Please credit the photographer…

SF on National Day of Action (2022-12-04). Street Theater for Abortion Rights on Anniversary of Dobbs v. Jackson. indybay.org Street theater and songs for abortion rights | 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

Staff (2022-12-04). La Tira de los Lectores: Mi primer día de clases. cubadebate.cu Hace unos días la convocamos y hoy regresa La Tira de los Lectores, esta vez dedicada al inicio del curso escolar en Cuba. Recuerda que puedes comunicarte con nosotros mediante el correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com o a través de nuestros perfiles en redes sociales.

Staff (2022-12-04). Yoan López o el chamaquito del Panel 2. cubadebate.cu øQuién le iba a decir que ese otro sueño lo cumpliría primero? O lo que es más raro: lo pondría en el camino de materializar el que parecía más fácil. En 2013 salió de Cuba con la aspiración de llegar a la Gran Carpa, dos años después (2015), cuando los Piratas de la Isla conseguían el subcampeonato en la Serie 54.

Staff (2022-12-04). Caribe, nuestra región entrañable. cubadebate.cu Sostiene Díaz-Canel encuentro con miembros de la misión estatal de Cuba en San Vicente y Las Granadinas, de la brigada médica y con representantes de la sociedad de amistad y residentes cubanos. Desde que llegamos hoy en la mañana a San Vicente y Las Granadinas hemos estado recibiendo mucho cariño de este pueblo, dijo el presidente.

Staff (2022-12-04). El tiempo: Lluvias en zonas de la costa norte oriental. cubadebate.cu Estará parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte, nublándose en ocasiones con aislados chubascos y lluvias, principalmente en la región oriental, en donde pueden persistir durante la tarde. En el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad, desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado y se nublará en la tarde en algunas localidades con aisladas lluvias.

Staff (2022-12-04). UNE no prevé afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno este domingo. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informó que la disponibilidad del SEN a las 07: 00 de este domingo era de de 2 270 MW y la demanda, de 1 780 MW, con toda la demanda servida. No se prevén afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación en el horario diurno durante la jornada dominical. Para el pico nocturno se estima una disponibilidad de 2 544 MW y una afectación de 326 MW.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-04). Quinta ola de covid-19 inicia en Paraguay con 621 nuevos casos. telesurtv.net El director de vigilancia epidemiológica afirmó que el número de personas hospitalizadas se duplicó, pues fueron internados 44 pacientes, entre ellos cuatro embarazadas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). FMI aprueba a nivel técnico revisión del acuerdo con Argentina. telesurtv.net El entendimiento está sujeto a la revisión del directorio del FMI y si procede Argentina accedería a un desembolso de 6.000 millones de dólares.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). OPEP y sus aliados deciden mantener recorte en producción de crudo. telesurtv.net Los ministros de Energía y Petróleo de los 23 países de la alianza acordaron seguir con la reducción de su bombeo conjunto en dos millones de barriles diarios (mbd).

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-04). Petro: acuerdo con ELN permitirá regreso de indígenas desplazados. telesurtv.net Presidente colombiano valora que el regreso de los Embera a sus resguardos es un compromiso de su Gobierno y el Ejército de Liberación Nacional.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Pelé revela que se siente fuerte y con muchas esperanzas. telesurtv.net La clínica Albert Einstein comunicó este sábado que el astro brasileño "sigue con el tratamiento aplicado y su estado de salud sigue siendo estable".

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Denuncian el asesinato de un líder social colombiano en Nariño. telesurtv.net El Indepaz apuntó que con este caso suman ya 179 líderes asesinados en lo que va de 2022 y 1.399 desde la firma del acuerdo de paz.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Sexualidad y discapacidad: importancia de un mundo inclusivo. telesurtv.net "Las desigualdades sanitarias sistémicas y persistentes, muchas personas con discapacidad corren el riesgo de morir mucho antes", precisó la OMS.

TeleSUR, mm, MER (2022-12-04). Francia se enfrentará a Polonia en octavos de la Copa Mundial. telesurtv.net Los polacos buscarán clasificar a la siguiente fase de la Copa del Mundo con la presión de enfrentarse a los actuales campeones.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-04). Inglaterra y Senegal buscarán pase a cuartos de final de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Inglaterra clasificó como líder del Grupo B con dos victorias y un empate, mientras que Senegal llega luego de dos triunfos y una derrota.

Staff (2022-12-04). Francia vence 3-1 a Polonia y sigue camino como uno de los aspirantes a llevarse la Copa en Catar 2022. cubadebate.cu Con dos goles de Mbappé y uno de Giroud, que se convirtió en máximo goleador histórico de la selección gala, Francia derrotó este domingo a Polonia, que solo pudo responder con un gol de penal que en último momento convirtió Lewandowski. Con juego incisivo, dominio y ofensiva efectiva, los franceses se confirmaron entre los aspirantes a la Copa en Catar 2022.

Staff (2022-12-04). La OPEP no cambiará metas de producción, en medio de sanciones que buscan reducir ingresos petroleros rusos. cubadebate.cu La OPEP decidió este domingo no modificar sus metas de producción en medio del entorno incierto que han generado las nuevas sanciones contra Rusia con las que Occidente busca afectar los ingresos petroleros de ese país y que amenazan con dejar al mercado sin cantidades significativas de crudo y elevar los precios.

Staff (2022-12-04). Continúa este domingo programa del presidente Díaz-Canel en San Vicente y las Granadinas. cubadebate.cu La visita oficial a San Vicente y las Granadinas del primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, continuó este domingo con un recorrido por el Moderno Centro Médico y de Diagnóstico, abierto en Georgetown en 2018 y fruto de una idea de Fidel.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-04). Rita Segato: Raza, decolonización, patriarcado, feminismo… indybay.org Rita Segato: "Elegimos una teoría por la dirección de la historia en la que queremos ir"

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-04). Silvia Federici: Elogio del cuerpo que baila. indybay.org Un fragmento de "Ir más allá de la piel. Repensar, rehacer y reivindicar el cuerpo en el capitalismo contemporáneo", nuevo libro de Silvia Federici…

Staff (2022-12-04). Gira presidencial (V y final): àöltimos detalles de un viaje a la luz. cubadebate.cu Menos de una semana (cargada de trabajo) duró la parada en Cuba, antes de iniciar otra gira, esta vez por el Caribe, donde habitan los amigos ( øo será mejor decir parientes?) más pequeños en extensión y población; los que a veces no tienen nada que dar y lo dan todo.

Staff (2022-12-04). CNN anuncia cientos de despidos: Un "puñetazo en el estómago" para la cadena. cubadebate.cu Llagan las vacas flacas a algunos medios de comunicación. Según el diario estadounidense The Hill, el consejero delegado de Network, Chris Licht, ha escrito una carta al personal del canal televisivo estadounidense CNN para informar a sus empleados que había comenzado el proceso de despidos a un número no especificado de empleados.

Staff (2022-12-04). Develan estatua de Carlos J. Finlay en el Instituto creador de las vacunas Soberanas. cubadebate.cu En el Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana, en horas de la mañana de este sábado 3 de diciembre, fue develada en el Instituto Finlay de Vacunas (IFV), en La Habana, la estatua del médico y científico cubano Carlos Juan Finlay y Barrés.

Staff (2022-12-04). Encuesta de Cubadebate: øQué equipos ganarán los octavos de final? cubadebate.cu La fase de grupos del Mundial de Catar 2022 ya es historia y hemos conocido a todas las selecciones clasificadas para los octavos de final. A partir de los pareos, Cubadebate te invita a seleccionar los equipos favoritos para pasar a la próxima fase del mundial. Puedes votar por las 8 selecciones de tu preferencia.

Staff (2022-12-04). OUT 27: Entrenamiento de Cuba en Bahamas, primeras noticias. cubadebate.cu La selección cubana de béisbol realizó este sábado su primera jornada de entrenamiento en uno de los complejos deportivos habilitados para los cinco conjuntos inscritos para la IV Copa del Caribe de Béisbol, que comenzará este domingo en esta ciudad. La dirección técnica aprovechó la jornada matutina para ejercitar la defensa y el pitcheo.

Staff (2022-12-04). Cuba celebra segunda vuelta de comicios municipales. cubadebate.cu Luego de la primera vuelta el pasado 27 de noviembre, 925 circunscripciones en Cuba regresan a las urnas este domingo en la segunda vuelta de las elecciones municipales para elegir a los representantes a las asambleas del Poder Popular. Los comicios de esta jornada se celebran en aquellas localidades donde no hubo un candidato elegido en la primera jornada electoral.

Staff (2022-12-04). Familias cubanas agradecen implementación del Código. cubadebate.cu "Las estadísticas de los servicios solicitados en estos dos primeros meses apuntan a que hay una aceptación de la población en cuanto a los beneficios que trae el Código de las Familias", afirmó Pilar Alicia Varona Estrada, viceministra de Justicia, al actualizar sobre el proceso de implementación de esa norma.

Staff (2022-12-04). Propuestas del Festival de Cine este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu El pasado jueves inició la 43 edición del Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, que se extenderá hasta el próximo 10 de diciembre. Compartimos la programación del domingo 3 de diciembre en el Cine 23 y 12, el Yara, el Charles Chaplin, el Acapulco y la Sala Jurado Ficción. Disfrute del séptimo arte que inunda por estos días a La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-04). Qué trae la prensa cubana, domingo 4 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-04). Tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este domingo 4 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener informados a sus lectores, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este domingo 4 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-04). EN VIVO: Francia vs. Polonia en la Copa del Mundo Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El equipo de Francia clasificó a los octavos de final como líder del Grupo D, mientras que Polonia fue segunda del suyo.

TeleSUR, em, MER (2022-12-04). Argentina derrota a Australia y avanza a cuartos de final. telesurtv.net La Albiceleste consiguió su pase a la siguiente ronda del torneo gracias a los goles de Lionel Messi y de Julián Álvarez.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Bomberos controlan incendio en zona forestal de Río de Janeiro. telesurtv.net Tres equipos trabajaron para combatir las llamas, que se encuentra en una región de difícil acceso, incluidas las agrupaciones de los cuarteles de Copacabana, Gávea y Alto da Boa Vista.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Presidente de Cuba arriba a San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net La VIII Cumbre Cuba-CARICOM se celebrará el próximo 6 de diciembre en Barbados.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Indonesia decreta máxima alerta ante erupción de volcán Semeru. telesurtv.net Las aldeas cercanas estaban siendo evacuadas, sin que se reportaran víctimas o heridos de inmediato.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Irán comienza construcción de nueva central nuclear de Juzestán. telesurtv.net Se construirá exclusivamente por empresas iraníes en un terreno de aproximadamente hectáreas cerca del río Karún.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rinden homenaje a Pelé en Qatar en espera de su recuperación. telesurtv.net El deseo de salud al tres veces campeón mundial de fútbol brasileño Pelé fue sacado en la torre Aspire Tower en Qatar, la altura del edificio es de 300 metros.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-12-04). Rusia no aceptará techo al precio del petróleo impuesto por la UE. telesurtv.net Moscú no está dispuesto a admitir el precio de 60 dólares por barril acordado entre el G7, la UE y Australia.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-12-04). Israel lanza nuevo bombardeo contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Se reportan fuertes explosiones. Según Tel Aviv, fueron atacados un taller para fabricar cohetes y un túnel que son utilizados por la organización palestina Hamás.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Liberarán a jóvenes presos por protestas de 2021 en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Los gobiernos que ordenan a su policía matar, encarcelar, torturar y detener jóvenes no son gobiernos democráticos", afirmó Petro.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Dialogan gobernantes de Cuba y de San Vicente y las Granadinas. telesurtv.net Díaz-Canel viajará además a Barbados, donde participará en la VIII Cumbre Cuba-Caricom, a celebrarse el próximo 6 de diciembre, y a Granada.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Expresidente salvadoreño denuncia campaña de persecución política. telesurtv.net "Si de algo puedo enorgullecerme es de carecer de riquezas materiales", afirmó el exmandatario del país centroamericano.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Gobierno de Perú desmiente presuntos planes golpistas. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado peruano emitió una declaración para ratificar su compromiso "con la democracia, el Estado de derecho y la Constitución".

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-12-04). Castillo afirma que nada impedirá que siga al mando de Perú. telesurtv.net El poder Legislativo peruano tiene programado discutir y someter a votación el miércoles próximo una tercera moción de vacancia (destitución).

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-04). Conoce algunas palabras que el idioma euskera heredó al español. telesurtv.net Los últimos datos señalan que aproximadamente tan solo 900.000 personas son capaces de hablar en euskera.

TeleSUR, mm, JCM (2022-12-04). Países Bajos pasa a cuartos de final de la Copa del Mundo. telesurtv.net La selección de Países Bajos supera 3 goles a uno a su similar de Estados Unidos.

TeleSUR, mv, MER (2022-12-04). Zurda Infinita repasa primera jornada de octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net Destacaron el desempeño del equipo de Argentina que salió a buscar el partido para conseguir su pase a cuartos de final del torneo.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Gobierno de Honduras impondrá estado de excepción parcial. telesurtv.net La medida se extenderá por 30 días, para impulsar el desarrollo económico y la seguridad en los espacios públicos.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Registran sismo de magnitud 6.1 en Java occidental, Indonesia. telesurtv.net El epicentro del movimiento telúrico se localizó a unos 52 kilómetros al suroeste de Garut, a una profundidad de 109 kilómetros.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). ONU condena asesinato de joven palestino en Huwwara, Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Ammar Mifleh murió luego de que un militar israelí le disparase a quemarropa. Otros uniformados impidieron que fuese socorrido y murió desangrado.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Piden 25 años de cárcel para líder mapuche Héctor Llaitul en Chile. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía solicita penas por presuntos delitos de incitación y apología a la violencia, hurto, atentado contra la autoridad y usurpación.

TeleSUR, YSM (2022-12-04). Presidente Petro anuncia inicio de reforma agraria en Colombia. telesurtv.net "Comenzar la reforma agraria, de manera pacífica. He ahí el reto", indicó el mandatario colombiano.

Agency (2022-12-03). Elon Musk's New Direction for Twitter: Not "Free Speech," but Banning the Left while Welcoming Fascists. itsgoingdown.org Agency looks at billionaire Elon Musk banning various anarchist and antifascist accounts on Twitter at the bequest of far-Right trolls as the social media giant moves to embrace the far-Right. On November 25, at the urging of a far-right troll, Elon Musk banned the @crimethinc Twitter account. The account had some 67,000 followers on the day of its…

Felicity Arbuthnot (2022-12-03). Ukraine: US Launches a Fascist Government, and World War Three? globalresearch.ca It all started on March 5, 2014: a US sponsored fascist coalition government under the disguise of democracy was installed in Ukraine. | With historical foresight pertaining to the dangers of a Third World War, this article by Felicity Arbuthnot was …

_____ (2022-12-03). New York Times Has Found New Neo-Nazi Troops To Lionize In Ukraine. popularresistance.org The New York Times has found another neo-Nazi militia to fawn over in Ukraine. The Bratstvo battalion "gave access to the New York Times to report on two recent riverine operations," which culminated in a piece (11/21/22) headlined "On the River at Night, Ambushing Russians." | Since the US-backed Maidan coup in 2014, establishment media have either minimized the far-right ideology that guides many Ukrainian nationalist detachments or ignored it completely. | Anti-war outlets, including FAIR (1/28/22, 3/22/22), have repeatedly highlighted this dynamic—particularly regarding corporate media's lionization of…

Yuri Rubtsov (2022-12-03). History: Hitler was Financed by the Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. globalresearch.ca Note to readers: please click the share buttons above | feature image: Hitler, Schacht and Prescott Bush | First published by Global Research in May 2016, Minor edits by Global Research. Title as in the original. | Incisive historical analysis. | From World War …

Kyle Anzalone (2022-12-03). Zelensky Looks To Ban Christian Denomination With Ties to Moscow. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced he is seeking to ban all religions with ties to Russia. He claims the move is needed to "guarantee spiritual independence to Ukraine."This law will target millions of Ukrainians who identify as Russian Orthodox.During his nightly address on Thursday, Zelensky announced he was introducing legislation that would eliminate religious organizations …

_____ (2022-12-03). An African View On Ukraine. popularresistance.org First, let me say, it is very important to understand that no war is good. It is impossible not to be moved by the outrageousness of warfare. They grow some fears of civilians who are trapped between choices that are not their own, but was make very complicated historical processes that appear to be simple. The war in Ukraine is not merely about NATO, or about ethnicity. It is about many things. Every war must end at some point. And the diplomas must restart must come in. Africa and the Russian people share a history of struggle. When the African people were fighting for their independence for their liberation, t…

_____ (2022-12-03). Anglican Leader Tours Ukraine. strategic-culture.org Though it is not easy to fill

_____ (2022-12-03). No, Putin Did Not Start the War in Ukraine. strategic-culture.org

Alastair Crooke (2022-12-03). Alastair Crooke: Europe a VASSAL of the US, Destroying Itself Over Ukraine-Russia War! thealtworld.com Going Underground is back on air for the first time since April, now broadcasting to you from Dubai, the heart of the Middle East! For our return episode we speak to Alastair Crooke, the Founder and Director of Conflicts Forum. | He discusses Europe's and the US' declining narrative hegemony with China, India and Brazil taking their own independent positions on the Russia-Ukraine War, the coming showdown with China and the US using Europe as pawns in heating up the rivalry and attempts, the economic self-destruction of Europe via sanctions on Russia and economic divorce with China resulting in the US plucking non…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kupyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Konstantinovka with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kramatorsk with high-precision missiles; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Kuzemovka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Zhytlovka; | The Russian Army repelled the AFU attacks near Andriivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). What "Victory" and "Defeat" Would Mean in Ukraine's War. southfront.org | Written by In order to be able accurately to define "victory" in the war in Ukraine, the pre-requisite is to define whom the two sides are that wage this war. For example: when America fought in WW II, it was waging war in foreign battlefields and with its own troops and weapons, and even if America were to win in any of those battlefields, it still could have bee…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-12-03). NATO exists to solve the problems created by NATO's existence. mronline.org NATO has doubled down on its determination to eventually add Ukraine to its membership, renewing its 2008 commitment to that goal in a meeting between the foreign ministers of the alliance in Bucharest, Romania this past Tuesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). EU training 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers: Borrell. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — In continuation of the European military and financial aid to Ukraine, the EU Foreign Policy Chief announced that the first group of Ukrainian soldiers are currently spending their training services in Poland.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship—Part Two. wsws.org The role that Snyder is playing in justifying the imperialist proxy war against Russia in Ukraine and the alliance of US imperialism with the Ukrainian far right make it imperative to investigate his book more closely.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Attacks In Spain: Another Anti-Russian False Flag? southfront.org Click to see full-size imageRecent attacks in Spain using packages with explosives leave many questions unanswered. | Written by In Spain, attacks are taking place with explosives placed in postal service's packages. On December 1st, the Spanish Ministry of Defense reported an incident of this type at its facilities. The Prime Minister of Spain also received a pack…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). French Neocolonialism Exposed Due To Inter-EU Conflict. southfront.org Although Brussels tries to push the narrative that European colonialism is a thing of the past, the harsh reality is that this isn't only false, but it couldn't possibly be further from the truth, as it is inextricably linked to the very foundations of the EU. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | European colonialism and the exploitation of the world, particularly the Global South, are hardly breaking news. Countless countries and societies around the glob…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Syria On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 3, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 5 times: 1 in Latakia province, 1 in Idlib province, 1 in Hama province; | Moscow is working to hold a presidential meeting between Turkey and Syria in Russia, according to Kremlin envoy to Syria; | On December 3, Turkish artillery shelled SDF positions near Tal Abyadh city; | On December 3, Russian warplanes struck positions of Turkish-backed forces in…

Anonymous349 (2022-12-03). Voices Of Decisive Part Of Russian Elite Become Louder. southfront.org Evgeny Prigozhin | Voices of the decisive part of the Russian elite are becoming louder and louder amid the slowly but steadily growing dissatisfaction of the society with the 'balanced approach' of the country's military political leadership towards the Kiev regime. | Evgeny Prigozhin, most widely known as the head of Wagner group, and Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Russia's Republic of Chechnya, are probably the public representatives of this part of the Russian elite. | In these context, it is interesting to take a look on…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). Russia Is Making Efforts To Arrange Turkish-Syrian Presidential Summit. southfront.org Syria is resisting Russian efforts to broker a summit between President Bashar al-Assad and Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, Reuters reported on December 2. | Turkey is currently conducting an air operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, which are backed by the United States, and is threatening the war-torn country with a new ground invasion. | Three sources with knowledge of Syria's position on possible talks told the news agency that Assad had rejected a proposal to meet Erdogan with Russia…

Brian Berletic (2022-12-03). New US B-21 Raider Illustrates Waste in Western Defense Spending Giving Russia-China the Edge. thealtworld.com The US has unveiled the stealth B-21 Raider its newest bomber; | The B-21 Raider may cost over 700 million US dollars per warplane; | It will not fly until next year at the earliest and still requires extensive design reviews; | Western analysts admit it faces major challenges going against modern integrated air defense systems produced by nations like Russia and China; | Rather than depend on its stealth, analysts suggest it could use tactics already used by conventional aircraft to carry out standoff strikes using long-range precision guided weapons; | If used to carry…

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Bagheri Kani, Ryabkov hold meeting on JCPOA in Moscow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Deputy heads of the Foreign Ministries of Iran and Russia, Ali Bagheri Kani and Sergei Ryabkov, met in Moscow to discuss the prospects of full-scale implementation of the JCPOA.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran calls for ties expansion with Russia to combat terrorism. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Head of the Iranian Supreme Court called for bolstering ties with Russia to fight against terrorism and organized crimes.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Assad rejects requests to meet with Erdogan: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has rebuffed Russia's efforts to arrange a meeting with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan, citing Turkey's upcoming elections and the presence of Turkish troops on Syrian soil.

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-03). Russia, China and the "Multipolar World". The Kremlin's Evolving Relations with Africa. globalresearch.ca

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-03). Is Russia Really the Reason Why Mali Continues to Push France Away? orinocotribune.com On November 21, Mali's interim Prime Minister Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga posted a

_____ (2022-12-03). Zero Covid And The Protests In China. popularresistance.org Establishment media have seized on protests over Covid lockdowns to rehearse their favourite anti-China narratives. | Ever since the world's first Covid outbreak in Wuhan, the virus has been used as a stick to beat China. | Donald Trump cynically portrayed the pandemic as a Chinese weapon — "the worst attack we've ever had on our country … worse than Pearl Harbour." | Trump's ravings were seldom taken seriously even by US allies. But the resurrection of the "lab leak" conspiracy theory by the Joe Biden administration made it respectable, and the judgement of a World Health Organisation scientific team, th…

Allen Forrest (2022-12-03). The Veracity of Vaccine Makers. dissidentvoice.org The shots are produced, owned and distributed by the Department of Defense in the US and other military departments world wide and are property of the DOD until they are injected into people.

Dongsheng News (2022-12-03). Urumqi Fire and New Covid Outbreak. dissidentvoice.org This week's News on China in 2 minutes. ‚Ä¢ Urumqi Fire and new Covid outbreak ‚Ä¢ Pop singer sentenced to 13 years in prison ‚Ä¢ Local elections in Taiwan ‚Ä¢ New findings from the frontal region of the brain…

Roger D. Harris (2022-12-03). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part III). dissidentvoice.org A surging Pink Tide has brought left electoral victories in Latin America and the Caribbean protesting the neoliberal model imposed by the US and its collaborators. Neoliberalism has failed to meet the needs of the peoples of the region and is losing its legitimacy as a prototype for development. However, the countries of the region …

_____ (2022-12-03). US Midterms and What They REALLY Mean For the Rest of USEveryone Else. journal-neo.org US midterm elections don't usually have much relevance outside the country. A change of President can have a profound effect on the world around, but the composition of Congress is much more of an internal matter, until recently. Americans are very proud of their democratic system, which can be regarded as the world's first liberal …

_____ (2022-12-03). Bringing The People's Voices Into Government. popularresistance.org This episode was broadcast LIVE FROM BOGOTàÅ with guest Lilia Solano, Vice Minister of Social Dialogue and Equality for the government of Colombia | Host Teri Mattson has been in Bogotá since 24 November attending several encuentros organized by Vice Minister Lilia Solano. In this episode Teri and Lilia discuss the Petro government's vision of bringing the 1991 Constitutional reform of direct democracy to reality among the Colombian people and the creation of social movements to develop informed citizens, build political formation and continue to create electoral candidates for the continuation of the Pacto…

_____ (2022-12-03). Challengers Win Big in UAW Elections; Presidency Headed To Run-Off. popularresistance.org What is the mood at United Auto Workers headquarters today? Day drinking? Shopping for retirement condos? Dunning staff for money to try desperately to win the run-off? Shredding documents? | Reformers in the United Auto Workers are jubilant as they seem set to make a historic change in the top leadership of their union, ending 70 years of one-party top-down rule. As mail-ballot votes were counted this week, it appeared very possible that the UAW Members United slate would eventually take all seven of the seats it contested, out of 14 on the union's executive board. | This is nothing short of an earthquake in one…

_____ (2022-12-03). Evangelical Lobbying Threatens Supreme Court's Independence. popularresistance.org Recent exposés have uncovered an emerging pattern of improper lobbying of right-wing Supreme Court justices by wealthy evangelicals. They reveal serious threats to the independence of the judiciary. But equally alarming is that the Supreme Court is unconstrained by a code of judicial ethics. | From 1995 to 2018, the right-wing evangelical nonprofit Faith and Action executed "Operation Higher Court." It was an organized and systematic campaign "to wine, dine and entertain conservative Supreme Court justices while pushing conservative positions" on social issues pending before the court, *Politico* reports. | Faith…

_____ (2022-12-03). Teamsters Picket MonoSol Plant Over Forced Overtime, 60-Hour Workweeks. popularresistance.org LaPorte – Firewood was stacked high outside the MonoSol plant as bundled-up Teamsters huddled around burn barrels and open fires in the frigid chill. | The plant that normally cranks out water-dissolvable film for Tide Pods and other single-use detergents and dishwasher soaps sat quietly behind a barbed wire fence, its windows dark and its parking lot empty. | Workers picketed outside. They stood in circles in the bitter cold amid the acrid smell of wood smoke, a giant inflatable Scabby the Rat and a Teamsters semi-trailer truck. Passing trucks often blared their horns in solidarity in the industrial park. | Thei…

_____ (2022-12-03). UN To Observe Nakba Day In Series Of Approved Resolutions On Palestine. popularresistance.org The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a slate of resolutions on Palestine and the West Asia region during the 41st and 42nd meetings of its 77th session held this week. | The assembly voted to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nakba by organizing a high-level event at the UNGA on May 15, 2023. To this end, "L.24" titled "Division for Palestinian Rights of the Secretariat" was adopted with a recorded 90 votes in favor, 30 against, and 47 abstentions. | The Nakba, or "The Catastrophe", refers to the series of mass atrocities committed by Zionist forces that accompanied the creation of the State o…

_____ (2022-12-03). What Are Bike Buses And Why Are Kids 'Jumping Out Of Bed' To Join Them? popularresistance.org It's fun, it's green and it's becoming more popular by the day. | Barcelona's bike bus, or "bicibus", as the scheme is known locally, allows hundreds of children to cycle safely to school in a convoy, taking over entire streets in Spain's second largest city. | The citizen-led project, supported by Barcelona City Council, began in March 2021 with one route in the Sarria neighbourhood. | It now has 15 routes and has inspired similar schemes in the Scottish city of Glasgow and in Portland in the United States. | Eight-year-old Lena Xirinacs joins the Eixemple route every Friday with her father, who is one of the vo…

_____ (2022-12-03). Why Movements Need To Start Singing Again. popularresistance.org Social movements are stronger when they sing. That's a lesson that has been amply demonstrated throughout history, and it's one that I have learned personally in working to develop trainings for activists over the past decade and a half. In Momentum, a training program that I co-founded and that many other trainers and organizers have built over the last seven years, song culture is not something we included at the start. And yet, it has since become so indispensable that the trainers I know would never imagine doing without it again. | The person who taught me the most as I came to appreciate the impact that son…

_____ (2022-12-03). The Secret Reason the U.S. Is Still in Syria. strategic-culture.org By Lee CAMP | Syria has drifted from the headlines, but the U.S. is still stealing their oil, occupying large swaths of their land, and economically obliterating them. | This month, UN special rapporteur Alena Douhan came back from Syria and In her

A Guest Author (2022-12-03). They want to lead us into war — interview with historic African leader from Mali. workers.org By Raphaà´l Schmeller This interview with Aminata Dramane Traoré was first published Nov. 30 in the German newspaper junge Welt (jW). Traoré is an author, human rights activist and former Minister of Culture in Mali. She discusses the chaos caused by Western states in the Sahel and the interests of . . . |

Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales, Fatma A Amer (2022-12-03). [Comment] Monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary people: uncommon or neglected? thelancet.com In 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, monkeypox re-emerged globally as a new and additional infectious threat for countries outside Africa, and it was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by WHO.1,2 During this multicountry monkeypox outbreak, which has comprised more than 80‚Äà488 cases to Nov 21, 2022 according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new epidemiological and clinical features have been observed, including genital primary presentation, an association with sexual activity, and a predominance among men, particularly adult men who have sex with m…

Andrew Robinson (2022-12-03). [Perspectives] Mummies, myths, and medicine in ancient Egypt. thelancet.com This year marks the centenary, and the bicentenary, of two crucial revelations about ancient Egypt. The tomb of Tutankhamun, who died aged only 19 years in circa 1323 BCE, with his gold-masked mummy, was discovered in 1922. The young pharaoh was then virtually unknown even to Egyptologists—unlike some other pharaohs such as Rameses the Great, known to the ancient Greeks as Ozymandias. Imagine for a moment that the huge crowds visiting the glittering Tutankhamun exhibitions during the 20th century had been told by Egyptologists: sorry, we do not know this pharaoh's name and have no idea what the hieroglyphic…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). Military Situation In Iraq On December 3, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-03). US Aggressive Subsidies Package Amid The Crisis Hurts Europe And Could Divide West. southfront.org

Anonymous349 (2022-12-03). Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant In Center Of Military & Diplomatic Storm. southfront.org | The security situation around Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant remains very tense amid reports on the talks on the establishment of a 'safe zone' around the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant has been developing. | On December 3, Rafael Grossi Director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency claimed that IAEA expects that the safe zone agreement could be reached in the nearest future. According to him, the agreement is 'on the table'. | Earlier, the head of Rosatom Aleksey Likhachev stated that tha…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). 17 ISIS Terrorists Were Killed In Syria's Daraa Last November: Monitoring Group. southfront.org At least 17 terrorists of ISIS were killed in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa in November, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a report released on December 3. | According to the London-based monitoring group, some of the casualties were low or high-ranking commanders of the terrorist group. | Most of the terrorists were killed during a

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). In Video: Turkey's Akƒ±ncƒ± Combat Drone Tests New Miniature Glide Bomb. southfront.org A Bayraktar Akƒ±ncƒ± combat drone. Source: the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. | On December 2, Turkey's major drone manufacturer Bayraktar announced that the Bayraktar Akƒ±ncƒ± combat drone has successfully test-fired Aselsan's Miniature Bomb, also known as Tolun. | During the live-fire test, an Akƒ±ncƒ± drone, carrying four Tolun bombs on a single hardpoints, flew from Tekirdag towards the Karapƒ±nar sh…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). Syria's Elite Tiger Forces Deploys Along Euphrates River Amid Threats By Turkey (Photos). southfront.org The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has deployed the 25th Special Mission Forces Division, mostly known by their former name the Tiger Forces, along the western bank of the Euphrates River in Aleppo and Raqqa, different Syrian news sources reported on December 1 and 2. | The elite force was deployed in areas held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the northeastern Aleppo countryside and the southern countryside of Raqqa. According to unverified reports, some of the force units have…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-03). U.S. Navy Seizes Over 1 Million Rounds Of Ammunition, Other Weapons Destined For Yemen (Photos). southfront.org 221203-N-NO146-1003 GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 3, 2022) Bags containing more than tons of fuses and propellants for rockets and ammunition rounds sit on the flight deck of expeditionary sea base USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), Dec. 3. (U.S. Navy photo) | The United States Navy 5th Fleet intercepted on December 1 a fishing trawler smuggling more than tons of ammunition rounds, fuses and propellants for rockets in the Gulf of Oman along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (N…

Ariadna Eljuri (2022-12-03). President of Bolivia Calls for Unity to Defeat Coup Attempts. orinocotribune.com On Friday, December 2, Bolivian President Luis Arce called for internal unity to defeat coup attempts in the country after recognizing the existence of conflicts within his own party, Movement Towards Socialism (MAS), the ruling party of Bolivia. | Arce said in a video message that both the right wing and "comrades from inside" are looking for ways for his government to fail. | The Bolivian president reiterated his fight for the Bolivian people and for the construction of a project that strengthens the nation's sovereignty. | "I know that there are those who want to see us fail, from outside, and unfortunately so…

Aula Abbara, Naser Almhawish, Ibrahim Aladhan, Redwan Alobaid, Nabil Karah (2022-12-03). [Correspondence] Weaponisation of water. thelancet.com We read Sharmila Devi's World Report1 on the cholera outbreak in Syria and would like to emphasise how the weaponisation of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) has affected the emergence of preventable communicable disease outbreaks. This weaponisation includes deliberate interference with WASH, and the use of WASH as a military tool, a tool of cooperation, or a tool of domination and legitimacy.2 Water infrastructure is often indirectly damaged due to secondary reverberating effects of attacks on urban infrastructure.

Brett Wilkins (2022-12-03). Pentagon to Spend $200 Billion on New Nuclear Bomber as Millions Live in Poverty. truthout.org Peace and economic justice advocates responded to the imminent unveiling Friday of the United States Air Force's new $750 million-per-plane nuclear bomber by reiterating accusations of misplaced priorities in a nation where tens of millions of people live in poverty and lack adequate healthcare coverage. Military-industrial complex giant Northrop Grumman is set to introduce its B-21 Raider on… |

Brian Bienkowski (2022-12-03). EU's New Climate Change Plan Will Cause Biodiversity Loss and Deforestation. truthout.org A new climate change plan in the European Union, which has been lauded for its ambitious targets and aggressive action on emissions, will sacrifice carbon-storing trees, threaten biodiversity and outsource deforestation, according to a new paper. The paper, published this week in Nature, calls into question the plan's treatment of biomass — organic material from trees, plants and animals — as… |

Brian Bienkowski (2022-12-03). EU's New Climate Plan Will Cause Biodiversity Loss and Deforestation. truthout.org A new climate change plan in the European Union, which has been lauded for its ambitious targets and aggressive action on emissions, will sacrifice carbon-storing trees, threaten biodiversity and outsource deforestation, according to a new paper. The paper, published this week in Nature, calls into question the plan's treatment of biomass — organic material from trees, plants and animals — as… |

C, C Butterwegge & Sybille Pirklbauer (2022-12-03). Social division in the schools and 7 challenges to the welfare state. indybay.org The most difficult task will be to redefine prosperity not only in philosophical concepts, but also in concrete tangible and experiential terms detached from consumption. Many are already working on this. The United Nations adopted a strategy for a "blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet" with the Sustainable Development Goals 2015.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-12-03). The Incremental Normalization Of Police Murderbots Probably Needs More Attention. thealtworld.com

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-03). Saturday 12/10: NO NAME CINEMA – DEC. 10: RHODY/SMITH/KUJAWSKI's MINIMAL EXPANDED CINEMA. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

Craig Baldwin (2022-12-03). Saturday 12/17: AVANT TO LIVE – DEC. 17: NEW EXPERIMENTAL WORK. indybay.org 992 Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District.

David Sirota (2022-12-03). Dems Could Have Helped Rail Workers By Doing Nothing. levernews.com

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2022-12-03). What System Governs the People's Republic of China? "Socialism With Chinese Characteristics" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-03). Tesla delivers 1st electric semi trucks. ecns.cn Tesla on Thursday delivered the first batch of electric Semi trucks to PepsiCo at an event held at the company's Gigafactory in Sparks in the U.S. state of Nevada.

____ (2022-12-03). Number of first-time married Chinese hits 37-year new low. ecns.cn The number of married people in China has been decreasing with first-time marriage age delayed and the number of single people expanding. Official data shows China registered 7.643 million marriages in 2021, below 8 million for the first time since 2003.

____ (2022-12-03). Cross-sea subway route in NE China enters trial operation without load. ecns.cn Dalian Metro Line 5 in Liaoning Province, the first cross-sea subway route in northeast China, started no-load trial operation on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinese scientists design wearable energy harvester on cattle to build smart ranch. ecns.cn A group of Chinese scientists proposed a zero-energy smart ranch with wearable sensors entirely powered by cattle's movements.

____ (2022-12-03). China-Laos Railway promotes friendship, provides development opportunities. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has deepened the friendship between Chinese and Lao staff and provided development opportunities to both countries and peoples.

____ (2022-12-03). Snow leopard spotted in China's giant panda national park. ecns.cn Images of a snow leopard has been captured by two infrared cameras in the Wenchuan area of the Giant Panda National Park in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-12-03). Security Council to feature debate on reforming multilateralism in December. ecns.cn Reforming multilateralism will be debated at the UN Security Council in December, the council's president said Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). Guangzhou updates COVID-19 assessment standards. ecns.cn Standards for designating high-risk areas and those who have close contact with infected people have been updated in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

____ (2022-12-03). 10th Straits Youth Festival begins in Fujian. ecns.cn This year's Straits Youth Festival, an annual exchange event across the Taiwan Straits, has attracted an estimated 3,000 young people from Taiwan, according to the organizers.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinalco's cargo vessel rescues six Guinean fishermen. ecns.cn Jing Hai Xing, a subcontracted cargo vessel for Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco)'s bauxite project in the Republic of Guinea, rescued six local fishermen in the open water close to the Western African country on Nov 29.

____ (2022-12-03). Aerial view of traffic flow in Guangzhou after COVID control eased. ecns.cn More districts in Guangzhou have lifted temporary control measures to bring life and work back to normal amid the COVID-19 control.

____ (2022-12-03). Traditional handmade shoes in Shandong gain popularity on market. ecns.cn A woman makes traditional Chinese cloth shoes at a factory in Heze, east China's Shandong Province, Dec.1, 2022.

Eco Central (2022-12-03). The Devastating Environmental Side Effects of the Electric Car Boom. globalresearch.ca First published on August 7 2020 | The United Nations (U.N.) announced in August 2020 that the electric car boom will result in a number of devastating ecological side effects for the planet. | While the shift to electric cars reflects ongoing …

Editor (2022-12-03). Cops are asking to kill people with robots. What could go wrong? mronline.org The U.S. military has been killing people with robots for decades now, and the nation's local police now seem eager to get in on the action.

Editor (2022-12-03). War Is a Cancel Culture [VIDEO]. scheerpost.com People working within the US government or military who report something wrong related to their work can face a life of ostracization,

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran condemns US sanctions at UN BWC Revision Conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Managing director of the Foreign Ministry International Peace and Security Office in a speech at the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention condemned US sanctions, which he said breach conventions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Human rights turned into toy for several criminal governments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Referring to the martyrdom of Palestinian youth by the Zionist regime, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that human rights have been turned into the toy for several criminal governments.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). European Union become victim of terrorist groups' ambitions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Mminister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says that the European Union has become a victim of terrorist groups' ambitions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on Dec. 3. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, December 03.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 4 killed, injured in Turkish warplanes attack on Sulaymaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Turkish warplanes' attack on Sulaymaniyah province in northern Iraq left one dead and three wounded.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 44 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Nigeria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Nigerian Defence Headquarters said that 44 Boko Haram terrorists have been killed in the Northeast region.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). IAEA chief says ties with Iran need to get back on track. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Referring to Iran's compensatory measures in response to the recent BoG anti-Iran resolution, IAEA chief Grossi said that the IAEA-Iran ties need to get back on track.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). ISIL leader killed by Syrian security forces in Daraa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Despite Washington's announcement that the leader of ISIL was killed by so-called "Free Syrian Army" terrorist group, Syria reported that the leader of ISIL chieftain was killed by the security forces of this country.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Bombs discovered in Iran's Shiraz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Some bombs were discovered from a ringleader of riots in Shiraz City, southern Iran.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran begins procedures to build Darkhovin Nuclear Plant. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The construction project of the Darkhovin Nuclear Power Plant began in the presence of the Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami, and a number of senior nuclear officials in Khuzestan province.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran gets 4 medals in 2022 Asian Rowing Championships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian athletes have received four medals at the 2022 Asian Rowing Championships underway in Thailand.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran spared no effort in offering services to Afghan refugees. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Geneva-based UN says that Iran has during the years of the past four decades spared no effort in offering services to the Afghan refugees despite the sanctions.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran asked Iraqi Kurdistan to extradite terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iran has already asked Iraqi Kurdistan Region to dismantle terrorist groups and hand over terrorists to the Islamic Republic.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran oil cargo previously seized by US unloads in Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — An Iranian-flagged tanker on Friday delivered an oil shipment to Syria which the United States had previously confiscated around Greece, a ship tracker said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). 2 cheetah cubs born in Touran Wildlife Refuge. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Although cheetahs often give birth in early spring, two cheetah cubs were born in Touran Wildlife Refuge in autumn.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Mass rally in Argentina in support of Palestine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Dozens of people gathered in front of the Zionist regime's embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina in support of the Palestinian people.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). VIDEO: US Air Force unveils newest stealth bomber aircraft. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The US Air Force on Friday unveiled its newest stealth bomber aircraft, the B-21 Raider, in Palmdale, California.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran Army exercise maximum security at all borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Iranian Army Ground Forces Commander says stable security has been established at all country's borders as a result of the strategic and tactical advancements made by the ground forces of Iran's army.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). China's consulate office to be set up in S Iran: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — China's consulate general will be set up in Iran's Bandar Abbas soon, a deputy governor-general of Hormozgan province said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). VIDEO: Australia police shoot protestors with shotgun. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Following the protests in Australia, the police are trying to disperse the protesters in Melbourne by firing direct shots from shotguns.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Resistance forces shoot at Zionist troops in Jenin (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Palestinian news sources reported that the Resistance forces have carried out several shooting operations against the Israeli regime forces across Jenin in West Bank.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Indonesia's West Java. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — A magnitude 6.4 quake hit Indonesia's West Java area on Saturday at a depth of 118 km (73 miles), the country's geophysics agency BMKG said.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iraqi parliament gives votes of confidence to 2 ministers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Local Iraqi media said Saturday Iraq parliament gave votes of confidence to the candidates of the Ministries of Environment, Construction, Housing, and Municipalities and Public Works, by an absolute majority.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Venezuela, Chevron sign oil production contracts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA signed contracts with the American oil company Chevron on Friday, media have reported.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Turkish Army targets Syria's Raqqa with artillery. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Syrian sources on Saturday reported that Turkish army forces targeted areas near the Tell Abyad region on the northern outskirts of Raqqa with artillery.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Turkey to build security strip along its southern border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey will complete the 30-kilometer-deep (18.6-mile) security strip along its southern border.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). US, European countries have never been trustworthy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The deputy Iranian parliament speaker has said the US and European countries have never been trustworthy, adding US's withdrawal from the JCPOA is a clear example of Washington's disrespect for international agreements.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Iran sanctions 8 Canadian individuals, entity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry has imposed retaliatory sanctions on a Canadian entity and several individuals over their support for terrorism and acts of violence against the country.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad leaves 6 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Local media in Afghanistan reported Saturday that 6 people were injured in an explosion in Jalalabad city in Nangarhar province.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Dec. 03. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, Dec 03.

F. William Engdahl (2022-12-03). Climate and the Money Trail. globalresearch.ca The very mega-billionaires behind the globalization of the world economy who have wreaked so much damage to our environment are the leading backers of the "grassroots" climate movement. Is it pangs of guilty conscience, or could it be a deeper agenda of the financialization of the very air we breathe and more?

Fight Back (2022-12-03). SDS stands with railroad workers. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). | Students for a Democratic Society stands in unconditional solidarity with the railroad workers of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division (BMWED-IBT), SMART-TD, the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen as they fight determinedly for a fair contract and livable conditions on and off the job. We stand with them in their rejection of the appalling deal crafted by the Biden Administration, and we stand with them in defending their right to strike…

Fight Back (2022-12-03). Theory: Reproductive labor and the family. fightbacknews.org Mother Bloor, a Communist revolutionary who fought for women's suffrage, emphasized that women couldn't just stop at the right to vote. Working women still had to organize against the capitalist ruling class, which forced them to endure long