Daily Archives: October 19, 2022

2022-10-19: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-19). US Ambassador to UN Proposes Military Intervention in Haiti. news.antiwar.com At the UN on Monday, the US and Mexico said they are preparing a resolution to authorize military intervention in Haiti to help the government deal with protesters and armed groups that are calling for Prime Minister Ariel Henry's resignation. US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield made the announcement at an emergency Security Council …

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-19). Ukraine Aid May Be More Difficult to Pass in Republican-Controlled House. news.antiwar.com House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) suggested on Tuesday that major Ukraine aid may be more difficult to pass if the House is controlled by Republicans after the upcoming mid-term elections. "I think people are gonna be sitting in a recession and they're not going to write a blank check to Ukraine. They just won't …

WSWS (2022-10-19). Senate bill gives Pentagon wartime procurement powers. wsws.org Leading senators have introduced a bill removing major peacetime limitations on arms purchases by the Pentagon and procuring missiles in wartime quantities.

WSWS (2022-10-19). US, Japan conduct large-scale military exercises in Hokkaido. wsws.org The exercises, the largest in Japan involving US Marines, were above all aimed at preparing for war against China on Taiwan.

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-19). Blinken Claims China Wants to Take Taiwan On a 'Much Faster Timeline'. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday claimed that China is looking to take Taiwan "on a much faster timeline" and accused Beijing of wanting to change the status quo across the Taiwan Strait. Blinken didn't provide evidence for the claim but insisted that there's "been a change in the approach from Beijing toward Taiwan …

Editor (2022-10-19). Senate Looks To Give Taiwan $10 Billion in Military Aid. scheerpost.com

Andrew Korybko (2022-10-19). Israel's Refusal To Arm Kiev Discredits Five Western Narratives About The Ukrainian Conflict. thealtworld.com

SouthFront5 (2022-10-19). BREAKING: Martial Law Introduced In DPR, LPR, Kherson And Zaporizhzhia Regions Of Russia. southfront.org During the Russian Security Council, President Putin announced that martial law was introduced in the DNR, LNR, and Kherson and Zaporozhye regions of Russia. Heads of regions will be given additional powers to ensure security."Top officials must pay attention to the implementation of measures for anti-terrorist protection of critical facilities Putin" | Vladimir Putin said, "The Kiev regime has refused to negotiate and continues to shell new Russian territories using terrorist methods." | Putin also d…

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-10-19). The Most Powerful Weapon The West Gave Ukraine: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-19). Russian General Surovikin Speaks, Kherson Battle Looms, Drone/Missiles Strikes Continue. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations against Ukraine for October 19, 2022 Russian missile and drone strikes continue for over a week, knocking out much of Ukraine's electric grid; Ukraine is wasting precious small arms ammunition in failed attempts to counter Russian Geran-2 drones; NATO claims it will send means to counter them…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-19). Rusia continúa ataques contra sistemas de mando militar en Ucrania. telesurtv.net Las Fuerzas Armadas de Rusia han derribado 2.266 drones ucranianos en el transcurso de su operación militar especial en Ucrania, que inició el pasado mes de febrero.

Anonymous103 (2022-10-19). Legendary Russian Field Commander Strelkov Is Back To Front Lines. southfront.org Igor Strelkov became known after he headed the heroic defense of the city of Slavyansk in the Donbass in 2014. For several months, he and his comrades fought in complete encirclement against the enemy's vastly superior forces. The defenders actually had no heavy weapons. When all the avenues for defense were exhausted, and only a couple of ammunition magazines remained for one fighter, the unit under the Strelkov's command carried out a brilliant breakthrough of the encirclement and retr…

WSWS (2022-10-19). India strengthening anti-China alliance with US as Washington wages war on Russia. wsws.org India's far-right Narenda Modi-led government is doubling down on its military-strategic partnership with US imperialism even as Washington demonstrates that it is ready to risk triggering nuclear war to prevail over Moscow and China.

Peter Maiden (2022-10-19). Fresno Protest Against the Threat of Nuclear War. indybay.org On Friday, October 14, Fresno pacifists joined protesters in cities across the country calling for an end to the threat of nuclear war.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-10-19). Bay Area Activists Demand California Senators Seriously Address Nuclear War Threat. indybay.org Nuclear war danger greatest since Cuban missile crisis sixty years ago…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-10-19). "Nuclear Follies" Performs to Huge Crowd at UC Berkeley. indybay.org Is there humor in nuclear annihilation? … not so much…

DLI (2022-10-19). UCS(Union of Concerned Scientists) article highlights Big Lie on N. Korea's nuclear aims. indybay.org The Summer 2022 issue of UCS Catalyst Quarterly highlighted a Big Lie on the dangers of North Korea's Nuclear Capabilities.

Anonymous767 (2022-10-19). Overview Of Military Situation In Kherson In First Half Of October 19. southfront.org : Destroyed Ukrainian battle tank | The day of October 19 started with the resumption of intense fighting between Russian forces and units of the Kiev regime in the Kherson-Nikolaev sector. | According to reports, Kiev's forces tried to attack in the area of the villages of Pyatihatka and Suhanovo where they lost at least 3 military vehicles. Clashes were also reported near the villages of Dudachani and Davidov Brod. Pro-Russian sources claim that up to 30 pro-Kiev troops were killed or injured there. A…

SouthFront5 (2022-10-19). Evacuation Started In Kherson. southfront.org Evacuations began this morning in the city of Kherson, the capital of the former Kherson region of Ukraine, which was recently annexed to Russia. | The evacuation followed immediately after yesterday's appeal to the population by the Head of the region Saldo and an interview given by the Russian Commander, General Surovikin. | Residents of the right bank of the Dnipro River are being moved to the other side, where temporary accommodation facilities are deployed. The administration publishes recommendations for ev…

Dmitri Kovalevich (2022-10-19). Ukrainian Nationalists Have Long History of Anti-Semitism which the Soviet Union Tried to Combat. covertactionmagazine.com While Ivy League professors equate the Soviet Union with Nazi Germany, the Soviets fought the Nazis and ended violent anti-Jewish pogroms—which now threaten to return. The July 21, 2022, issue of London Review of Books published an essay by Abigail Green reviewing Jeffrey Veidlinger's books In the Midst of Civilised Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-21 …

_____ (2022-10-19). The Decision of OPEC+, the Anger of the USA and the Reactions of the Media in the Middle East. journal-neo.org The enthusiasm of some Americans to punish Saudi Arabia for voting in favor of the OPEC+ decision to cut oil production by 2 million barrels on October 5 in Vienna seems similar to the excitement associated with sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, according to the Saudi newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. This is one of the opinions …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-19). Russian Defence Ministry Report on the Progress of the Special Military Operation in Ukraine (19 October 2022). libya360.wordpress.com The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation continue the special military operation. üí• In the past 24 hours, the Russian Armed Forces have continued launching attacks by high-precision long-range air- and sea-based armament at the military control and energy systems of Ukraine. All the assigned targets have been neutralised. üí• The Russian troops delivered a fire strike…

United National Antiwar Coalition (2022-10-19). Saturday 10/15: Say No To US Wars in Ukraine and Around The World: Money For Housing, Healthcare & Climate. indybay.org Oakland Federal Building | 1301 Clay St. | Oakland…

WSWS (2022-10-19). German Green Party in a war frenzy. wsws.org The party conference of the Green Party held last weekend was a repulsive spectacle. The 817 delegates gathered in Bonn outdid one another with demands for an escalation of the war in Ukraine.

Federico Fuentes (2022-10-19). Germany: War, gas price protests and solidarity with Ukraine — An ecosocialist perspective. greenleft.org.au Across Europe, protests have been growing over rising gas prices. Politicians have sought to blame Putin's war or sanctions. How should ecosocialists approach the interrelated issues of climate, war, gas prices and international solidarity? Christian Zeller responds.

WSWS (2022-10-19). AFT President Randi Weingarten: A longtime agent for American imperialism. wsws.org Weingarten's propaganda tour of war-torn Ukraine demonstrates the deepening integration of the unions with the US government and follows decades of AFL-CIO cover operations for the CIA.

____ (2022-10-19). Situation in special military operation area can be described as tense: Russian commander in Ukraine. ecns.cn The situation in the zone of the special military operation can be described as tense, commander of Russia's joint group of forces in Ukraine Sergey Surovikin told media on Tuesday.

_____ (2022-10-19). Response to Western Gas Terrorism. journal-neo.org At the recent Russian Energy Week (REW) forum, Russian leader Vladimir Putin made it clear that there is no doubt today that the Nord Stream incident is an act of international terrorism in its newest form. The aim of the attack was to undermine the energy security of the entire continent, cynically blocking the access …

Staff (2022-10-19). 10 terrorists killed in Russia Aerospace Forces strike. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Russia's Aerospace Forces on Monday killed up to 10 terrorists in Idlib that were involved in shooting at Syrian military positions, said Acting Deputy Head of Russia's Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria.

Staff (2022-10-19). Germany should be embarrassed by its past behavior. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iran's chargé d'affaires in London reacted to the German envoy's baseless claims about Iran's arms assistance to Russia, saying that Germany should be embarrassed by its past behavior.

____ (2022-10-19). Int'l journalists share views on congress. ecns.cn Journalists from around the world are closely following the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to better understand the country's achievements, past and future challenges as well as efforts in epidemic control and anti-corruption.

____ (2022-10-19). Stress on industry seen lifting economy. ecns.cn China's emphasis on developing the real economy and advancing new industrialization is expected to lay a solid foundation for long-term economic growth and boost the country's core competitiveness globally despite downward pressures and uncertainties both at home and abroad"ÄÇ…

____ (2022-10-19). Four county-level cities in China listed as large cities. ecns.cn According to data released by the State Council of China, four county-level cities have been included on the list of large cities in China.

____ (2022-10-19). China's first virtual Earth laboratory enters operation officially. ecns.cn China's first virtual Earth laboratory for the simulation of climate, environmental, ecological, Earth and space weather systems, which can predict climate and environment variability, mitigate natural disasters more effectively, was officially put into operation on Monday.

____ (2022-10-19). Press center for 20th CPC National Congress hosts press conference. ecns.cn Journalists attend a press conference via video link in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 19, 2022. The press center for the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) hosted the press conference.

____ (2022-10-19). Experts: LPR may edge down further. ecns.cn China's benchmark rate for bank lending still has room to decline during the rest of the year as the central bank's latest open market operations signaled that an accommodative policy stance may continue to buoy economic recovery.

____ (2022-10-19). 'Chinese modernization' written into key CPC congress report. ecns.cn Chinese modernization, a key term defining China's journey to rejuvenation, has for the first time been written into a report to the national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the world's largest Marxist governing party.

____ (2022-10-19). Leaders hail China-Uganda relations in past 60 years. ecns.cn Xi made the remark as he exchanged congratulatory messages with Museveni on Tuesday on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

____ (2022-10-19). Restorers devoted to document protection in NE China. ecns.cn Restorers repair damaged documents at the Harbin Archives Bureau in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). Two giant pandas head for Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas left Ya'an Base for Qatar for a cooperation program on the research and protection on Tuesday. This is the first giant panda cooperation program between China and the Middle East.

____ (2022-10-19). China launches cold region electric riverboat. ecns.cn A cold region electric riverboat has been launched on a tributary of northeast China's Songhua River, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.

____ (2022-10-19). Xi chairs 2nd meeting of 20th CPC National Congress presidium. ecns.cn Xi Jinping presides over the second meeting of the presidium of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). Two giant pandas leave China for Qatar as part of protection, research cooperation. ecns.cn Two giant pandas "Sihai" and "Jingjing" left the China Protect Daxiongmao Research Center Ya'an Bifeng Valley Base in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday afternoon, starting their journey to Qatar.

____ (2022-10-19). Sinopec discovers shale natural gas reserves in Sichuan. ecns.cn Energy giant Sinopec announced on Tuesday that it has discovered shale natural gas reserves in Southwest China's Sichuan Basin with a confirmed volume of 387.8 billion cubic meters and potential daily output of 258,600 cubic meters.

____ (2022-10-19). 400-year-old bell found in Quanzhou. ecns.cn A bell of the Ming Dynasty was found in the Tonghuai temple of Guan Yu and Yue Fei in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, according to local authorities on Tuesday.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese path gives world 'new choice'. ecns.cn Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, generations of Chinese people have sought to realize the country's modernization.

____ (2022-10-19). Field of pink muhly grass attracts visitors to Nanjing. ecns.cn Visitors pose for photos at a field of pink muhly grass at Sanqiao wetland park in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). Panda pair land in new home in Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha, capital of Qatar on Wednesday morning, on a special flight from China. They are expected to remain in Qatar for 15 years.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese firms geared up for massive Canton Fair. ecns.cn Organizers of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, have launched a supply and purchase matchmaking event for leading multinational enterprises in order to help Chinese export-oriented businesses better make deals with global buyers.

____ (2022-10-19). Giant Titan Arums fruit at National Botanical Garden. ecns.cn A giant Titan Arum, also called "corpse flower", fruits at China's National Botanical Garden in Beijing, Oct. 19, 2022. This is the first time that the plant has produced fruit in China.

____ (2022-10-19). Researchers design AI-Chemist system to facilitate chemical experiments. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have presented an artificial intelligence (AI) system to facilitate chemical research and experiments, Wednesday's edition of China Science Daily reported.

____ (2022-10-19). China's first photonic chip production line to be ready in 2023: media report. ecns.cn China's first production line for "multi-material and cross-size" photonic chips, or integrated optical circuits, will be completed in Beijing in 2023, a development that's expected to fill a gap in the nation's top-level manufacturing.

Vijay Prashad (2022-10-19). When Will the Stars Shine Again in Burkina Faso? orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad Oct 13, 2022 | On 30 September 2022, Captain Ibrahim Traoré

Anonymous103 (2022-10-19). Feeble and Invisible: Sports Protests at the Qatar FIFA World Cup. southfront.org Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | Sports stars are often adored like dumb show animals, suitably pretty, happily disposed to the cause they are paid for. For the FIFA Men's World Cup being held in Qatar next month, football can count on the face of former English star David Beckham as its prized animal. This month, the principle-free player

Editor (2022-10-19). From Churchill to NATO: How the West built and empowered Italian fascism. mronline.org This year is the centenary of the March on Rome, the coup that brought Mussolini's fascist party to power in Italy in 1922.

Staff (2022-10-19). Cuba solicita ser la sede del Mundial de Dominó 2023. cubadebate.cu Eric Gutiérrez Rodríguez, director de recreación física del Inder, informó que Cuba solicitó la sede del Campeonato Mundial de Dominó de 2023. "De nuestra propuesta salió el interés de que Varadero sea la venidera sede y que el número de participantes sea mayor que el campeonato organizado por República Dominicana, de unos 150 participantes".

Derrick Crowe (2022-10-19). Elevance Earnings Report is Grotesque Display of Corporate Profiteering. peoplesaction.org Elevance Health's CEO Took Home $17 Million in 2020, Same Year It Was Charged With a Multi-Million-Dollar Antitrust Settlement WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released a statement by Health Care for All Campaign Director Aija Nemer-Aanerud in response to Elevance Health's quarterly earnings report, which showed a profit of $2.3 billion: "In a grotesque display of …

Editor (2022-10-19). Cashing in on carbon capture: How Big Oil will spend our money. mronline.org Big Oil stands to pocket billions in taxpayer dollars by way of carbon capture, their latest climate scam. Here's how they'll do it.

WSWS (2022-10-19). French police assault workers marching against inflation and in support of refinery strike. wsws.org Over 300,000 workers and youth marched yesterday in France in a day of action protesting inflation and the Macron government's attempts to crush a nationwide refinery strike.

Anis Chowdhury (2022-10-19). Stop worshiping central banks. mronline.org Preoccupied with enhancing their own 'credibility' and reputations, central banks (CBs) are again driving the world economy into recession, financial turmoil and debt crises.

____ (2022-10-19). U.S. recession 100% certain within 12 months: Bloomberg economic model. ecns.cn The U.S. economy falling into recession within the next 12 months is a virtual certainty, according to the New York Post, citing Bloomberg Economics forecast model released on Monday.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Wall Street cheers the prospect of mass unemployment. wsws.org Following a Bloomberg report that a US recession is virtually certain in the next 12 months, according to its economic model projections, stocks on Wall Street surged for the second day in a row after taking a battering in the recent period.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Sri Lankan petroleum workers strike against privatisation, defying essential services laws. wsws.org About 4,000 Ceylon Petroleum Cooperation workers joined the action, but the trade unions halted it at noon, bowing to the government's threats.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-10-19). Hiding Behind a Mask of Genteel Humanism, Canada's Prime Minister Sells Out His People to Corporate Interests and Eagerly Participates in U.S. Imperialistic Wars Around the Globe. covertactionmagazine.com Canadian liberal Prime-Minister Justin Trudeau surprised many with his ruthless suppression of the truckers protest in Ottawa last winter. But anyone who was surprised just hasn't been paying attention. [This article continues CAM's series on Canada and its ties to the U.S. empire.—Editors] Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (2015-present) gained notoriety last year for …

____ (2022-10-19). Guideline addresses care for elderly. ecns.cn The government will fully respect the wishes of the elderly and their families in terms of the provision of visitations according to practical situations and an awareness of potential risks, it said.

____ (2022-10-19). COVID-19 research offers hope for cancer treatment. ecns.cn Pioneers of the research that led to one of the first COVID-19 vaccines say breakthroughs made in their studies could point the way toward developing a potential vaccine against cancer before the end of the decade.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Build rank-and-file power to fight layoffs and concessions! wsws.org UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman called for the mass mobilization of autoworkers to fight the attacks on jobs at Stellantis Warren Truck Assembly and other auto plants.

WSWS (2022-10-19). IMF warns of global financial disorder. wsws.org The IMF's new report suggests almost a third of developing countries could become insolvent in a global downturn.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Up to 20 arrests at Sysco picket line in Plympton, Massachusetts. wsws.org Plympton and Marshfield police officers outside the Sysco warehouse loaded multiple people into the back of a police van in the predawn hours of October 17. Thirty to police officers have patrolled the picket line since the strike by 300 members of Teamsters Local 653 began October 1.

Staff (2022-10-19). Talk World Radio: Rashid Khalidi on The Hundred Years' War on Palestine. davidswanson.org

Toward increased Networking (2022-10-19). Online events w) Richard Heinberg, Monbiot, Jerry Mander, Vandana Shiva, Maggie Nelson… indybay.org Here are about 16 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 5 m today, 10/18), featuring people such as Richard Heinberg, George Monbiot, Vanessa Nakate, Sara Nelson, Jerry Mander, Annie Leonard, Vandana Shiva, Bill McKibben, Ray Archuleta, David Helvarg, Phoebe Tickell, David Camfield, Cynthia Kaufman, Maggie Nelson, Kris Henning, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in…

Trailing Ellamae (2022-10-19). Navajo Woman Walks to Washington so Missing Aunt Will Not Be Forgotten. indybay.org Seraphine Warren arrived in Washington DC in time for Indigenous Peoples Day, after having walked all the way from Sweetwater, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation, a trek of over 2,500 miles. She set out to raise awareness about the failures of government agencies and law enforcement in handling the MMIW, Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, terror on the reservations. This terror struck Seraphine Warren's family when her beloved Auntie Ella Mae Begay went missing.

Labor Video Project (2022-10-19). Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad! Rally In Oakland At US Federal Building. indybay.org An anti-war rally called by UNAC took place at the Oakland Federal Building on October 15, 2022…

Jacob Andrewartha (2022-10-19). Anger grows with Flemington Race Course flood wall. greenleft.org.au More than three councils and many residents opposed Racing Victoria's 2004 proposal to build a flood wall around Flemington Racecourse because it would exacerbate flood risk in the area. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Anonymous587 (2022-10-19). Americans Created Cool New Virus. Is 80 Percent Mortality Guaranteed For Us? southfront.org Boston scientists have found out… | Researchers at Boston University created a new strain of COVID-19 in efforts to examine the role of a specific protein associated with the omicron variant. | The omicron variant is highly transmissible, even in those who have been fully vaccinated. Omicron's spike or "S" protein has an unusually large amount of mutations and is considered by researchers to be the major driver of traits specific to omicron. With that in mind, the Department of Biochemistry at the Boston Uni…

Johanna Kichton (2022-10-19). Sen. Bernie Sanders Joins People's Action Campaign to Fight Corporate Insurers. peoplesaction.org Tens of Millions of Claims Denied Each Year; Care Over Cost Campaign Helps People Appeal and Win Unjust Claims Denials Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today hosted a livestream event along with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to promote its Care Over Cost campaign to help people get the care they deserve by …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-10-19). Ukes, Kooks & Spooks: #NAFO. orinocotribune.com

_____ (2022-10-19). The United States and Britain continue secret biological research in Central Asia. journal-neo.org Despite numerous publications about military research in secret US biology laboratories in…

Johanna Kichton (2022-10-19). Sen. Bernie Sanders Joins People's Action Campaign to Fight Corporate InsurersÔøº. peoplesaction.org Tens of Millions of Claims Denied Each Year; Care Over Cost Campaign Helps People Appeal and Win Unjust Claims Denials Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today hosted a livestream event along with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to promote its Care Over Cost campaign to help people get the care they deserve by …

Staff (2022-10-19). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Oct. 19. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, October 19.

____ (2022-10-19). Preliminary investigations show gas leaks in Nord Stream pipelines caused by explosions: Danish police. ecns.cn Preliminary investigations have confirmed that "powerful explosions caused extensive damage to Nord Stream 1 and 2 in Denmark's exclusive economic zone," the Copenhagen Police said in a press release Tuesday.

ANON (2022-10-19). Beloved Mutual Aid Hub Omni Commons Launches Fundraiser to Save its Oakland Home. indybay.org Omni Commons is calling upon community members to help save its building in the | rapidly gentrifying Temescal district. Communally operated by a grassroots collective, the multi-purpose space functions | as a community center, event venue, mutual aid hub, free food distribution network, unhoused drop-in center, movement…

____ (2022-10-19). Report reaffirms commitment to 'one country, two systems'. ecns.cn For the first time, Xi devoted an entire division of his report to highlighting the importance of "one country, two systems".

Staff (2022-10-19). New but familiar coach of Iran Team Melli in World Cup. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The upcoming global sporting event in Qatar Cup will mark the third straight World Cup for Carlos Queiroz as Iran's head coach.

WSWS (2022-10-19). California high school students speak out on massive respiratory virus outbreak at school. wsws.org Major outbreaks of respiratory viruses, including the flu, have recently occurred in schools throughout San Diego County in California, with more than 1,000 students out sick last week at Patrick Henry High School alone.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese envoy says dialogue, consultation right way to address Kosovo issue. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Tuesday stressed that dialogue and consultation are the right way to address the Kosovo issue.

CSIA Nitassinan (2022-10-19). PARIS: Indigenous Solidarity Urges Freedom for Leonard Peltier. indybay.org In Paris, today's Indigenous solidarity event focuses on freedom for imprisoned Leonard Peltier and honors Indigenous rights around the world.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Australia: NSW rail union ban on fare collection set to begin. wsws.org The Opal machine "action" is a farce, specifically intended by the union to sideline workers and not disrupt the regular operations of the railway network.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-10-19). Colombia accuses former army captain of drug trafficking. colombiareports.com Colombia's prosecution indicted a former army captain and four former soldiers over their alleged drug trafficking activities with paramilitary organization AGC. According to the prosecution, the five former officials provided…

Tom-Oliver Regenauer (2022-10-19). The music monument: Working class hero. indybay.org As soon as you're born they make you feel small, | By giving you no time instead of it all, | Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all. | A working class hero is something to be, | They hurt you at home and they hit you at school,…

WSWS (2022-10-19). Surge in COVID-19 infections deepens crisis in Germany's hospitals. wsws.org Occupancy rates in Germany's hospitals due to rising coronavirus infections has doubled nationwide in just one week. In several federal states, intensive care units and emergency rooms are hopelessly overwhelmed.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Jackson, Mississippi residents confronted with massive water bills. wsws.org Residents of Jackson, Mississippi are facing an on-going water crisis following massive flooding in late August that resulted in the collapse the city's underfunded and antiquated water and sewerage systems.

Well, Well, Well… (2022-10-19). Ultra-Conservative Club and Assembly-Member Grayson Stocking Concord CA Candidate's Coffer. indybay.org Assembly-member Tim Grayson and ultra-conservative organization The Lincoln Club recently sent some dough to the same Concord city council candidate.

WSWS (2022-10-19). The failure to eradicate polio: Capitalism cannot protect the world's population from a growing number of epidemic diseases. wsws.org A wastewater sample recently taken from a collection system that overlaps portions of the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens in New York City has tested positive for the poliomyelitis virus is the latest evidence of the resurgent spread of this deadly disease.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-10-19). Imperial Lates returns for a new season celebrating science and wonder. imperial.ac.uk Explore drugs, the joy of play, the science of the small and everything above our heads through lively discussions, hands-on workshops and performance…

Jim McIlroy (2022-10-19). UTS academic union strikes for better agreement. greenleft.org.au National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Technology Sydney struck for improved pay and better job security for a half day. Jim McIlroy reports.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese envoy calls for advancement of political process in Mali. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Tuesday called for efforts to advance the political process in Mali…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-10-19). Imperial celebrates newest graduates. imperial.ac.uk This week sees Imperial celebrating its students' achievements with two days of graduation ceremonies.

Brenda Norrell (2022-10-19). Mexican Military Targets Zapatistas and Yaqui in Deadly Spying, Hacktivists Reveal. indybay.org

Staff (2022-10-19). UN envoy blasts foreign govts interference in Iran affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN urged foreign governments and their embassies in Tehran not to interfere in Iran's internal affairs.

National Center for Lesbian Rights (2022-10-19). Thursday 12/1: NCLR's Champions for Justice Dinner + Party. indybay.org Marriott Marquis | 780 Mission Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

WSWS (2022-10-19). Teamsters president's message to railroad workers: Stop "complaining" about union betrayals to "outsiders" wsws.org No matter how shamelessly the union officialdom sells out workers, they are not allowed to air their grievances except "in-house," in narrowly confined channels where they can be controlled and smothered by the bureaucracy.

Strike! (2022-10-19). SEIU Strike to Impact City Services in Santa Cruz. indybay.org City of Santa Cruz workers represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521 are scheduled to begin an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike starting Monday, October 17, at city hall. The ULP Strike will continue Tuesday, October 18 through Friday, October 21 at various locations, including city hall, wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, and corporation yard. Union leaders will hold a press conference at Santa Cruz City Hall on Monday, October 17 at 9 AM, and the public is invited to join the picket line there from 7 AM to 5 PM. An information flyer distributed by union members has…

Strike! (2022-10-19). Santa Cruz City Workers Commence First Strike in City's History. indybay.org Santa Cruz City workers represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521 commenced the first strike in the history of the city today. Essential City workers are demanding concrete commitments to equity and an end to unfair labor practices. Picket lines have been established at various locations in the City of Santa Cruz, including city hall, municipal wharf, wastewater treatment plant, water treatment plant, and corporation yard. The ULP Strike will continue Tuesday, October 18 through Friday, October 21. The public is invited to join the picket line today at city hall until 5 PM.

Ricardo Ortiz (2022-10-19). Sunday 10/23: The Struggles in Argentina and the Prospects. indybay.org Please join the Zoom meeting: 6: 30 Eastern Time 3: 30 Pacific Time | us02web.zoom.us/j/85907977991?pwd=YnBPbFFwcStueEJtcEFUVnN6ais0UT09

Rep. Barbara Lee & Repro Justice Leaders (2022-10-19). Thursday 10/20: Reproductive Freedom at the Ballot Box Roundtable at Laney College. indybay.org Laney College | 900 Fallon St | Oakland, CA 94607…

Editor (2022-10-19). Cuban Adjustment Act of US Still Privileges Cuban Migrants, Hurts Cuba. scheerpost.com Photo by By W.T. Whitney / "M

____ (2022-10-19). Black stork captured in Qilian Mountain National Park. ecns.cn There are only about 2,000 black storks in the world and they are on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species.

____ (2022-10-19). Airlines to increase international flights. ecns.cn Airlines have announced they will increase the number of scheduled international flights soon, drawing widespread attention.

Labor Committee for Single Payer (2022-10-19). Wednesday 10/19: It's a Workers' Issue: Abortion Access, the Right to Healthcare, and Labor Unions. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-10-19). Public inquiry begins into Trudeau government's use of Emergencies Act against far-right Freedom Convoy. wsws.org A requirement under the Emergencies Act, the inquiry will hear testimony for approximately six weeks from at least 65 witnesses, including Trudeau and seven other Liberal government ministers.

Brenda Norrell (2022-10-19). New Mexico Governor Rescinds 1800s Orders for Apaches and Navajos to Be Hunted and Killed. indybay.org New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham rescinded governors' orders from the 1800s that targeted Navajos and Apaches to be hunted by militia and murdered. The previous territorial governors orders had never been rescinded, which required an executive order by the governor. Santa Fe Historian Valerie Randel's research led to the governor's order.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-10-19). Unicef alerta desnutrición aguda severa infantil en Somalia. telesurtv.net Unicef ha atendido a unos 300.000 niños somalíes por desnutrición aguda severa.

Kerry Smith (2022-10-19). Festival of the Daring discusses justice, restoring ecosystems, planting seeds for a new society. greenleft.org.au Campaigns for First Nations justice, housing and international solidarity were discussed at the Festival of the Daring as part of Ecosocialism 2022. Kerry Smith reports.

WSWS (2022-10-19). French high school students stage mass walkout in solidarity with striking refinery workers. wsws.org High schoolers across France blockaded 100 high schools and protested at hundreds more on Tuesday in support of striking refinery workers.

WSWS (2022-10-19). What does the "Labour and Freedom Alliance" in Turkey stand for? wsws.org The record of this alliance's constituent parties and its founding statement show it is a political extension of bourgeois opposition parties like the Kemalist Republican People's Party.

WSWS (2022-10-19). US prosecutors recommend wrist-slap six-month sentence for January 6 conspirator Stephen Bannon. wsws.org Bannon was found guilty by a Washington D.C. jury on two counts of contempt of Congress earlier this year.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Nurses speak out on needless patient deaths due to short-staffing at US hospitals. wsws.org Nursing shortages lead to horrific working conditions, prompting nurses to speak out against poor nurse-to-patient ratios, causing tragic outcomes for patients.

WSWS (2022-10-19). Doctors send open letter to British and US governments demanding Assange's freedom. wsws.org The letter was issued after Assange had tested positive to COVID-19, placing his health and life, already compromised by more than a decade of state persecution, under even greater threat.

____ (2022-10-19). 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup mascot unveiled. ecns.cn A football-loving penguin was unveiled on Wednesday as the official mascot of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Chris Jenkins (2022-10-19). WA ANF election shake-up, but rebuilding is sorely needed. greenleft.org.au It was always ambitious to try and overhaul WA's biggest union in one election and Team Fenn did well considering the incumbent's resources. Chris Jenkins reports.

Marcel Cartier (2022-10-19). Iran: 'Society has risen to overthrow the Islamic Republic'. greenleft.org.au Marcel Cartier spoke to Communist Party of Iran leaders Marzieh Nazeri and Abbas Mansouran about the uprising that has been sweeping Iran for more than a month.

____ (2022-10-19). Slides attached to office building makes work full of fun. ecns.cn A total of 11 slides spanning up to 3 floors were attached to the old office building.

____ (2022-10-19). Under-fire Truss says she will remain in charge. ecns.cn The United Kingdom's embattled prime minister has hit back at critics who say she will imminently be booted from 10 Downing Street.

Brenda Norrell (2022-10-19). White Mesa Ute Protest and Spiritual Walk to Oppose White Mesa Uranium Mill. indybay.org White Mesa Ute in southeastern Utah will protest the White Mesa uranium mill during their spiritual walk on Oct. 22, 2022, to protect the White Mesa Ute. Struggling to protect their sacred places and homeland, White Mesa Ute oppose the mill endangering the community and oppose it becoming an international dumping ground for radioactive waste.

____ (2022-10-19). Smaller cities also drive national urbanization. ecns.cn A fresh demographic census report published by the State Council confirms that there are 105 big cities across the country.

____ (2022-10-19). 'Giant rice' supersizes yields in rural Guizhou. ecns.cn Shi Xichang has been planting rice in his village of Sanzhou in Guizhou province for decades, but his latest autumn harvest delivered a bit of a shock — his rice grew to over 2 meters for the very first time.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-10-19). Colombia's peso could end up losing 25% against US dollar in 2021. colombiareports.com Colombia's peso has lost 20% of its value against the dollar so far this year, which is threatening the government's budget. The most recent devaluation of Colombia's currency made the…

____ (2022-10-19). Press center for 20th CPC National Congress hosts second group interview. ecns.cn The press center for the 20th CPC National Congress hosted its second group interview on Tuesday. During the interview, the spokespersons introduced the delegations' study and discussion on the report to the 20th CPC National Congress, and answered questions from journalists.

Sue Bull (2022-10-19). Socialist Alliance launches Geelong campaign for the Victorian elections. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance candidates say the cost of living and housing affordability crises is "a crisis of capitalism". Sue Bull reports.

Alastair Boone (2022-10-19). Saturday 11/5: Fundraiser for Street Spirit Newspaper: Live at Bandcamp! indybay.org Bandcamp Record Store and Performance Space, 1901 Broadway Oakland, CA 94612…

Charlie Welch (2022-10-19). Saturday 10/22: Back to the Streets (Boston). indybay.org Park Street Station on Boston Common…

Democracy in Color, partners (2022-10-19). Wednesday 10/19: Threat of White Nationalism: The Struggle Between Democracy and Whiteness in America. indybay.org Online for free…

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-19). Asesinan a gobernador indígena en el sur de Antioquia, Colombia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades locales, Álvaro Bailarín Sapia , es el cuarto líder asesinado en Antioquia.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-10-19). Australia no reconoce a Jerusalén Oeste como capital de Israel. telesurtv.net La decisión de Canberra fue acogida con satisfacción por el Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Emigrantes de Palestina.

Staff (2022-10-19). Marco Rubio: El Padrino de Miami al que temen en la Casa Blanca. cubadebate.cu Rubio, en un acto electoral con vistas a las elecciones congresionales del próximo 8 de noviembre, efectuado en el "Museo Americano de la Diáspora Cubana de Miami", acaba de afirmar que la única razón por la que la administración Biden no ha regresado a las políticas de Obama hacia Cuba es porque "le tiene miedo al exilio cubano de la Florida".

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-19). Instalación de barricadas marca aniversario del estallido social en Chile. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades locales, los Carabineros controlaron la situación, para proseguir con las actividades conmemorativas del estallido social de 2019.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-10-19). Reprimen manifestaciones en tercer aniversario de estallido social en Chile. telesurtv.net Unas personas fueron detenidas durante la jornada de protestas, de acuerdo con un recuento de la ONG Corporación de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo (Codepu).

Staff (2022-10-19). Lenovo presenta una computadora portátil que extiende su pantalla hasta doblar su tamaño. cubadebate.cu Para romper el hielo en su evento Tech World, Lenovo compartió un video de un par de prototipos que aprovechan la capacidad de enrollarse de una pantalla OLED. Entre ellos, una computadora portátil que puede transformarse para doblar el espacio de la pantalla a demanda. Con esto se puede usar una pantalla más grande donde quiera que vayas.

Staff (2022-10-19). Messi sobre el Mundial de Catar: Francia y Brasil son favoritas. cubadebate.cu Messi es uno de esos futbolistas que están ansioso por disputar cada partido y más cuando este pudiera ser su último mundial, ya que tiene 35 años y más porque sabe que Argentina es una de las candidatas para el título. Sin embargo, para él, Francia y Brasil son las selecciones con mayor porcentaje de ganar por muchos factores que han ratificado su favoritismo.

Staff (2022-10-19). Con Filo: Política.com (+ Video). cubadebate.cu La tecnología, como toda obra humana, tiene un lado luminoso y un reverso oscuro. Sirve como vía para la comunicación instantánea desde cualquier parte del mundo, pero también se puede usar para desinformar. De deep fakes, granjas de bots y de los sospechosos habituales se habló este martes en Con Filo.

Staff (2022-10-19). Las excesivas tarifas que pagó el Servicio Secreto por quedarse en los hoteles de Trump. cubadebate.cu Cada vez hay más documentos que evidencian cómo la Organización Trump se vio altamente beneficiada por la presidencia de Trump durante los cuatro años del magnate en el poder. Uno de los beneficios llegó a través del hospedaje de cientos de funcionarios federales en las propiedades del mandatario, en ocasiones con cargos "exorbitantes".

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-10-19). Gobierno de Venezuela presenta balance tras afectaciones por lluvias en el estado Aragua. telesurtv.net El Puesto de Comando Presidencial está activado las 24 horas del día para supervisar y establecer las estrategias para atender las afectaciones por las lluvias en el país.

OACC (2022-10-19). Tuesday 10/18: Community Ofrenda Building 2022: Celebrating Día De Los Muertos with OMCA. indybay.org Oakland Museum of California's Día De Los Muertos celebration…

Staff (2022-10-19). øQué son las misteriosas "manchas azules" captadas por un astronauta en la atmósfera de la Tierra? cubadebate.cu El Observatorio de la Tierra de la NASA ha compartido una imagen de dos orbes azules que cuelgan misteriosamente en la atmósfera terrestre y que fueron fotografiados por un astronauta anónimo a bordo de la misión Expedición 66 de la Estación Espacial Internacional (EEI) mientras pasaba sobre el sudeste asiático.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-19). Sondeo revela caída de popularidad de Liz Truss en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Mayoría de los británicos mantiene una imagen negativa de primera ministra.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-10-19). Denuncian retrasos en implementación de acuerdos en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Tras tres meses de diálogos y conversaciones entre el Gobierno y el movimiento indígena toca implementar los acuerdos.

TeleSUR, RDL (2022-10-19). Ejército venezolano auxilia a damnificados en El Castaño, Aragua. telesurtv.net Unos 2 funcionarios de tres cuerpos de protección civil asisten a la población de El Castaño, en Aragua, tras el alud.

TeleSUR, YSM, MER (2022-10-19). Pnuma advierte sobre uso masivo de plástico en la agricultura. telesurtv.net El uso del plástico en la agricultura afecta la salud del suelo y la humana, reiteró un reciente informe del Pnuma.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-10-19). Aumentan a 24 los decesos por brote de ébola en Uganda. telesurtv.net En el último balance del Ministerio de Salud se indicó que, hasta el momento, hay 60 casos confirmados de ébola.

Staff (2022-10-19). Ola de frío polar provocará temperaturas de invierno esta semana en EEUU. cubadebate.cu Unas 70 millones de personas en EE.UU. sufren esta semana el frío polar resultado de una onda de baja presión que viene desde Canadá y empuja aire frío hacia el sur. La alteración del clima que se extenderá provocará caídas de temperatura por debajo de los 32 ∞F en algunas zonas. En algunos estados como Michigan y Wisconsin se espera nieve.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-10-19). Presidente ruso realizará reunión del Consejo de Seguridad. telesurtv.net El vicepresidente del Consejo de Seguridad de Rusia, Dmitry Medvedev, hará entrega de un informe respecto al tema migratorio.

Staff (2022-10-19). Aliuska, una guerrera de Jagàºey a Pinar. cubadebate.cu Es una jefa que no solo manda, sino que es parte de la tarea. Nada de lo que cuenta es para ella heroico, aunque es la única mujer dentro de las casi 300 personas que han venido a apoyar esta tierra del occidente y se encuentran albergadas en la Escuela de Iniciación Deportiva (Eide) Ormani Arenado.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-10-19). México_Poéticas de la resistencia: Arte zapatista, estética y decolonialidad. indybay.org Les hago llegar mi libro que recién salió: ´Poéticas de la resistencia: Arte zapatista, estética y decolonialidad ª. Es de libre circulación así que siéntanse en total confianza de compartirlo…

TeleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-10-19). Irán responde a recientes sanciones de la Unión Europea. telesurtv.net El portavoz de la Cancillería persa, Naser Kanani, afirmó que "pronto se aplicarán y anunciarán sanciones recíprocas".

Staff (2022-10-19). Serie Élite del Béisbol Cubano: Abanderado equipo Tabacaleros. cubadebate.cu El equipo Tabacaleros recibió, frente al estadio Cristóbal Labra de Nueva Gerona, la bandera que los acompañará durante la Primera Serie Élite del Béisbol Cubano, en representación de las provincias de Pinar del Río, Artemisa y del municipio especial de Isla de la Juventud.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-10-19). Convocan a huelga por situación sanitaria en Madrid, España. telesurtv.net Los trabajadores de la unidad de urgencias detallaron que llevan años reclamando el redimensionamiento de una plantilla que ha quedado insuficiente.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-10-19). Lanzan aplicación para rastrear casos de viruela símica en Perú. telesurtv.net La aplicación fue denominada Qatipay, que significa seguimiento en quechua.

TeleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-10-19). Indonesia demanda a Países Bajos devolución de patrimonio cultural. telesurtv.net Países Bajos alberga miles de objetos indonesios como espadas, reliquias religiosas y estatuas.

TeleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-10-19). EE.UU. da garantías sobre salida de productos rusos al mercado. telesurtv.net El portavoz del presidente turco afirmó que "no habrá obstáculos para que los productos rusos salgan a los mercados".

TeleSUR- jaa, JGN (2022-10-19). Leónidas Iza: la presión popular forzó diálogo en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Los resultados hasta el momento en las mesas de diálogo entre el Gobierno y el movimiento son 92 acuerdos, 102 desacuerdos y 24 procedimientos.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-10-19). Presidente boliviano reitera compromiso de no traicionar al pueblo. telesurtv.net El mandatario resaltó que la lucha y conciencia del pueblo boliviano devolvió la esperanza, la paz y la estabilidad.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-19). Presidente cubano llama a globalizar la solidaridad. telesurtv.net El mandatario Miguel Días-Canel, agradeció el apoyo permanente a Cuba de la directora general de la OPS.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-19). Rusia califica absurda acusación sobre explosión de gasoducto. telesurtv.net El pasado 26 de septiembre, Nord Stream 2 AG, operadora del gasoducto homónimo ruso, anunció una fuga de gas por causas desconocidas…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-10-19). 300.000 franceses protestan contra política social de Macron. telesurtv.net Aunque comenzó hace varios días en las empresas de energía, la huelga se ha extendido a otros sindicatos y gremios.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-10-19). Inauguran módulo de Planta Depuradora en Hurlingham, Argentina. telesurtv.net El mandatario Fernández destacó que ahora hay más de 5.000 obras en ejecución en Argentina.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-10-19). López Obrador anuncia visita de Biden a México en diciembre. telesurtv.net López Obrador informó durante su conferencia que ofrece todas las mañanas que el Gobierno de la Casa Blanca buscó al canciller Ebrard para sostener una llamada telefónica.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-10-19). Reportan dos fallecidos tras caída de avioneta en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El Cuerpo de Bomberos de Guayaquil indicó que el piloto de la avioneta fue el único sobreviviente.

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-10-19). México: Aportaciones del movimiento zapatista a la lucha por la democracia y a las luchas. indybay.org México por abajo y a la izquierda | Aportaciones del movimiento zapatista a la lucha por la democracia y a las luchas populares…

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-10-19). Estudiantes brasileños protestan contra recortes educacionales. telesurtv.net Las organizaciones confirmaron que fueron llevadas a cabo protestas en al menos 21 estados y el Distrito Federal.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-10-19). Lula denuncia a Bolsonaro por divulgar noticias falsas. telesurtv.net El exmandatario afirmó que "WhatsApp es la gran herramienta que usan para difundir mentiras y necesitamos saberlo".

Ana Perdigón (2022-10-19). Venezuela Creates Special Economic Fund for Las Tejerías Tragedy. orinocotribune.com This Monday, October 17, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced the creation of a special economic fund for Las Tejerías, in order to provide a timely response to those affected by the landslide of October 8. | "Today I have approved a special economic fund for Las Tejerías," said the president, "without bureaucracy, without intermediaries, without paperwork. With this special economic fund we are going to finance the comprehensive recovery of Tejerías." | pic.twitter.com/RHdRJlVems | — Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) _____ (2022-10-18). Philadelphia Museum Of Art And Union Agree To Contract After 19-Day Strike. popularresistance.org Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the PMA Union, an affiliate of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, District Council 47, reached a three-year agreement, union leaders and PMA museum director Sasha Suda announced Friday. | The PMA's board of trustees and the union's executive committee approved the deal's terms on Friday. The union's 180-worker membership voted overwhelmingly in favor of the contract on Sunday. The vote was 99 percent in favor. | "I feel good about the terms. They met everything that we asked for," Adam Rizzo, PMA union president, told the P…

_____ (2022-10-18). Italians Protest US-Led NATO Membership As Energy Crisis Spirals. popularresistance.org The massive demonstration, organized by the USB (Unione Sindacale di Base) union, saw people burning energy bills in protest against skyrocketing costs of living, which are taking a huge toll on ordinary people in the southern European country. | The demonstrators called on the government in Rome to leave the NATO military alliance and demanded an end to the Russian war in Ukraine, now in its eighth month. | The simmering war in Ukraine has resulted in a severe energy crisis across the continent, fueling strong anti-NATO sentiments among people. | Italy has been rocked by several such anti-government and anti-NAT…

_____ (2022-10-18). China Wary Of International Troop Deployment In Haiti. popularresistance.org China supports sanctions against Haitian gang members and their supporters but is wary over the deployment of an international armed force in the country, said a Chinese envoy on Monday. | "Rooting out the scourge of gang violence is both an entry point for any improvement in the current situation and a prerequisite for a solution in the country," said Geng Shuang, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, noting that China will support targeted sanctions, including a travel ban, assets freezes and arms embargo on gang members and their supporters. | "We hope that these measures will be robus…

_____ (2022-10-18). Over 1,000 US-Backed 'Terrorist Bases' Spread Across Iraqi Kurdistan. popularresistance.org The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, says that — with the help of the US — the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (IKR) has become a "safe haven" for Iranian-Kurdish opposition groups that "pose a threat to Iranian national security." | "Today, there are 1,200 military camps [with] 3,000 armed terrorists operating against us," Bagheri claimed during a speech on 15 October. | He added that Iran continues to keep US bases in Iraq "under surveillance." "We know where the US bases are situated across Iraq, as well as the number of forces in them and the nature of their actio…

_____ (2022-10-18). Minneapolis March Says 'No To US Wars'. popularresistance.org Minneapolis, Minnesota – More than 100 people took to the streets, October 15, to protest U.S. military interventions, from Ukraine to Syria, Palestine and Somalia. The marchers shut down streets in the Minneapolis Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, where they were cheered by passing cars and pedestrians who came out of their homes to chant "Money for human needs, not for war!" with the protesters. | The protest was initiated by the Minnesota Peace Action Coalition (MPAC), which spearheaded a national call for a week of militant anti-war street protests circulated by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) with a…

_____ (2022-10-18). Why We Should Transfer 'Land Back' To Indigenous People. popularresistance.org "Land Back." | You may have seen this slogan recently on T-shirts or hashtags, but its roots are as old as the colonization and displacement of Native people in the U.S. | In recent years, Washington has seen several new Native land reclamation efforts, ranging from ancestral land purchased by tribes themselves to land returned to tribes that was purchased by conservation groups or other entities. | At their core, Land Back initiatives are intended to support the sovereignty and self-determination of Indigenous people. The reclamation efforts begin to remedy the injustice of government policies that stripped land…

_____ (2022-10-18). France Braces For Nationwide Strikes Amid Fuel Shortage Tensions. popularresistance.org France – France on Monday, October 17, braced for nationwide transport strike actions as the government and unions remained in deadlock over stoppages at oil depots that have sparked fuel shortages. | Leading unions have called for strikes Tuesday in their biggest challenge yet to President Emmanuel Macron since he won a new presidential term in May. | It will come after workers at several refineries and depots operated by energy giant TotalEnergies voted to extend their strike action, defying the government which has begun to force staff back on the job. | Motorists scrambled to fill tanks as the fuel strike, wh…

_____ (2022-10-18). Why Some African Countries Are Abandoning Paris, Joining Moscow. popularresistance.org The moment that Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was ousted by his own former military colleague, Captain Ibrahim Traore, pro-coup crowds filled the streets. Some burned French flags, others carried Russian flags. This scene alone represents the current tussle underway throughout the African continent. | A few years ago, the discussion regarding the geopolitical shifts in Africa was not exactly concerned with France and Russia per se. It focused mostly on China's growing economic role and political partnerships on the African continent. For example, Beijing's decision to establish its first overseas…

_____ (2022-10-18). In Bangladesh, Concerns Mount Over Mass Displacement And Climate Change. popularresistance.org Rising sea levels and extreme flooding in Bangladesh are devastating lives and livelihoods. This year, floods in Bangladesh killed more than 100 people and, according to AFP, eroded at least 1,800 hectares (4,500 acres) of land according to estimates by Bangladesh's Center for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS). The homes of at least 10,000 people were also affected. | Totally, as many as 7.2 million have been affected by the floods, as per the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and Red Cross Societies, and nearly half a million had to flee their homes and take refuge elsewhere as…

____ (2022-10-18). US says can't confirm reports of Iranian missiles to Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it did not have information at this time to corroborate reports that Iran has promised to provide Russia with surface-to-surface missiles, along with more drones.

Staff (2022-10-18). 22 countries eye on purchasing Iranian drones. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, a top military advisor to the Leader of Islamic Revolution says that dozens of countries are interested in buying Iranian-made drones.

Staff (2022-10-18). Kremlin rejects rumors of using Iran drones in Ukraine war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday rejected that Russian forces had used Iranian drones in the special military operation in Ukraine.

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-10-18). Putin warns NATO against 'global catastrophe'. thealtworld.com Western leaders hopefully have "enough intelligence" to avoid a direct military confrontation with Russia, Vladimir Putin said. | This report shows that the length of time taken by the limited operation in Donbass has not limited the conflict but greatly expanded it by giving the West plenty of time to get thoroughly involved. Yet from his most recent statements Putin intends to insist on a limited conflict. This insistence explains what Putin means when he says it is ne…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). Russian Communist Party Statement on the Situation in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE CC CPRF GENNADY ZYUGANOV October 17, 2022 The situation in the zone of hostilities in Ukraine has recently seen a dramatic change. The terrorist acts on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline, on the Crimea bridge and daily shelling of the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant show that the globalists would…

Jenny Miller (2022-10-18). What was the Halloween Death Smog Disaster? dissidentvoice.org 1. Why would anyone be opposed to water fluoridation? Doesn't fluoride occur in the water naturally anyway? The fluoride products used in water fluoridation (sodium fluoride or fluorosilicic acid) are classified as hazardous waste products of the fertilizer, aluminum, and nuclear industries. They are even more toxic than naturally-occurring fluoride, since they contain other components, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). World Armies Prepare for the Worst. libya360.wordpress.com Alexandre Lemoine Several armies are training to counter a nuclear and ballistic attack, knowing that the next great battle could take place at sea. Monday, October 17, several military exercises and maneuvers began in northern Europe, Lithuania, northwestern Iran, South Korea, as well as an active phase of exercises of the Collective Security Treaty Organization…

Caitlin A. Johnstone (2022-10-18). We're being pushed toward nuclear war on a fiction: notes from the Edge of The Narrative Matrix. mronline.org We're being driven toward nuclear war on the completely fictional claim that Putin is a Hitler-like megalomaniac who's just invading countries completely unprovoked, solely because he is evil and hates freedom, and won't stop invading and conquering until he's stopped by force.

Staff (2022-10-18). Newly annexed territories under Russia's nuclear protection. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Russia said on Tuesday that four regions that it annexed in the east of Ukraine recently are under the protection of its nuclear arsenal.

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-10-18). The Profoundly Stupid Narrative That Nuclear Brinkmanship Is Safety And De-Escalation Is Danger. thealtworld.com

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). Military Situation In Kharkov Region On October 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). Military Situation In Ukraine On October 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Dnipro with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck Ukrainian energy facilities in Kyiv with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck industrial plant in Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions in Krivoy Rog with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian army and the AFU continue near Davydov Brid; | The Russian…

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). In Video 18+: Ukrainian Forces Suffered Heavy Losses In Battle In Kherson Region. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). Two Civilians Killed By US-Made HARM Missile In Kherson Region. southfront.org On October 18, the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit the Energia stadium in Novaya Kakhovka, Kherson region. As a result of the attack, two civilians were killed and two others were injured. | According to preliminary reports from the spot, the AFU launched a US-made High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The stadium was damaged, as well as the transforming sub-station located nearby. | The local administration clarified that this was the first shelling of the Energia stadium since the beginnin…

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). EU To Escalate Conflict By Training Ukrainian Soldiers. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageThis characterizes a much more direct military involvement in the conflict, which puts the EU in an even more troubled diplomatic situation with Russia | Written by Despite the fact that involvement in the conflict is not strategically interesting for Europe, EU leaders seem convinced that they must continue to support K…

Anonymous765 (2022-10-18). Ukraine Plunging Into Darkness. Europe Tries To Avoid Such Fate. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-18). Ukraine Says It Will Formally Request Air Defenses From Israel. news.antiwar.com On Tuesday, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that Kyiv will formally ask Israel to provide air defense systems amid a flurry of Russian strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure. Up to this point, Israel has not provided Ukraine with weapons, and Israeli officials say that policy won't change. An Israeli official told Ynet that sending military aid …

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). South Of Ukraine Expects Military Shocks First Interview Of Russian Top Commander Amid Appeal From Regional Governor. southfront.org Russian Army General Sergey Surovikin, who has recently become the Commander of the Russian Military Operation, gave an interview to…

Misión Verdad (2022-10-18). EU Countries Increase Imports from Russia. orinocotribune.com When the special military operation in Ukraine began, the countries of the European Union agreed to sever their commercial relationships with Russia "to isolate it." Eight months later, this was not fulfilled. On the contrary, trade has expanded. | According to an analysis of national statistical data collected by for a total of 13 countries in the European Union (EU), imports of goods from Russia in June increased. | "Slovenia almost doubled its imports of Russian products compared to May. Spain (69%) and Sweden (48%) also increased their share of domestic imports. Fourth place went to Belgium, which inc…

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On October 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-18). Russia Says It Launched More Attacks on Ukraine's Energy Infrastructure. news.antiwar.com

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-18). Zelensky Says Russia Destroyed 30% of Ukraine's Power Stations. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday that Russia had destroyed 30% of Ukraine's power plants since it began launching strikes against energy infrastructure across the country last week. "Since October 10, 30% of Ukraine's power stations have been destroyed, causing massive blackouts across the country," Zelensky said. Russia began launching large-scale attacks on energy infrastructure …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). Interview with the Commander of the Russian Army in Ukraine, General Sergei Surovikin. libya360.wordpress.com Notes of interview with Commander of Joint Group of Troops (Forces) in special military operation area General of the Army S.Surovikin (18 October 2022) Good afternoon, Mr. Surovikin! You were appointed the Commander of the Joint Group of Troops in the area of the special military operation by a decree of the Minister of Defence…

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-18). Lawmakers Seek Emergency Powers for the Pentagon to Buy Arms for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Senators introduced an amendment to the Senate version of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would give the Pentagon wartime procurement powers, allowing it to purchase more arms for Ukraine. According to Defense News, the amendment would allow the Pentagon to purchase arms using multi-year contracting authorities, which are typically reserved for procuring …

Joseph Stiglitz (2022-10-18). Neoliberalism Is a Failure During Peacetime—and Wartime Too. commondreams.org It is a mistake to think that the war in Ukraine can be won with a peacetime economy.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). War Advances According to the Rand Corporation Plan. libya360.wordpress.com Manlio Dinucci The United States, the European Union and other countries have so far ´ given ª to Ukraine around 100 billion euros in military supplies. It's money that comes out of our pockets directly or indirectly. This figure is increasing continuously. The European Union will train 15 thousand Ukrainian soldiers in two camps in…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-10-18). German FM issues ultimatum on Ukrainian territories. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has said that the West should not settle for any peace agreement that would result in Ukraine losing territory to Russia.

____ (2022-10-18). Iran ready to negotiate with Ukraine to resolve ambiguities. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to negotiate with Ukraine to resolve ambiguities.

Staff (2022-10-18). Ukraine moves to cut diplomatic ties with Iran over claim. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The media reported that the foreign minister of Ukraine has proposed to the president of his country to cut ties with Iran.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-10-18). Why US Is Cut Up With OPEC's Decision To Cut Output. orinocotribune.com By Prabhat Patnaik Oct 15, 2022 | It is being seen as having geopolitical significance involving a cooling off in US-Saudi relationship, as well as impacting US elections. | What is called OPEC+, the 13 members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) together with 11 other petroleum exporting countries led by Russia, decided on October 5 to cut their oil production by two million barrels per day, starting from November. | The US had been pressing OPEC not to take this decision. There had been hectic lobbying by the US to prevent this outcome, and several visits by top US officials to Sau…

Bruce Lerro (2022-10-18). Are Socialists Going to Let Neoliberals Define Fascism? dissidentvoice.org Orientation The linear political spectrum is bankrupt! How does it explain why socialist China is making alliances with capitalist Russia and even with fundamentalist Saudi Arabia? Why is it that so-called socialist Social Democrats support imperialist United States rather than socialist China? Why is it that right-wing fundamentalist states like India and Brazil are supporting …

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). Military SItuation In Syria On October 18, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On October 18, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On October 18, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions in the north of Manbij; | On October 18, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in al-Barah village; | On October 18, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Maarat al-Naasan village; | On October 17, the Turkish-backed fac…

Pepe Escobar (2022-10-18). China: Xi Gets Ready for the Final Countdown. thealtworld.com What drives China and Russia is that sooner rather than later they will be ruling the Heartland. | President Xi Jinping's 1h45min speech at the opening of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing was an absorbing exercise of recent past informing near future. All of Asia and all of the Global South should carefully examine it. | The Great Hall was lavishly adorned with bright red banners. A giant slogan hanging in the back of the hall read, "Long Live our great, glorious and correct party". | Another one, below, functioned like a summary of the whole repor…

Infobrics (2022-10-18). BRICS to Play Key Role in Transition to Sustainable Energy – African Energy Chamber. infobrics.org Western sanctions against Russia are counterproductive in achieving a just transition to sustainable energy, while the financial resources of the BRICS countries can effectively be pooled together to accomplish such goals, the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, NJ Ayuk, told…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). The Other Russia-West War: Why Some African Countries are Abandoning Paris, Joining Moscow. libya360.wordpress.com Ramzy Baroud The moment that Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was ousted by his own former military colleague, Captain Ibrahim Traore, pro-coup crowds filled the streets. Some burned French flags, others carried Russian flags. This scene alone represents the current tussle underway throughout the African continent. A few years ago, the discussion regarding the geopolitical shifts in Africa was not…

Infobrics (2022-10-18). Chinese-Russian Energy Cooperation 'Integral Part' of Economic Partnership. infobrics.org Energy cooperation between China and Russia is an integral part of the bilateral economic partnership and has "great potential," Jian Jiao, Deputy General Director for Foreign Economic Cooperation at Chinese company Xuan Yuan Industrial Development, said…

Editor (2022-10-18). In Neocolonial Rant, EU Says Europe Is 'Garden' Superior To Rest of World's Barbaric 'Jungle'. scheerpost.com EU foreign-policy chief Josep Borrell showed the West's neocolonial mentality claiming "the world needs Europe" as a "beacon" and beautiful "garden" to civilize the barbarous "jungle" in the Global South. He also called for regime change to create a "post-Putin Russia."

Laith Fadel (2022-10-18). Deteriorated U.S.-Saudi relationship opens door for Republicans. america.cgtn.com For years, Saudi Arabia and the United States were close allies in the Middle East, with the latter serving as the premier arms dealer to the Gulf Kingdom. But since the Kingdom's surprise announcement detailing how OPEC+ members, including Russia, agreed to cut oil production …

Jason Ditz (2022-10-18). Russia, Syria Kill 20 in Anti-ISIS Operation. news.antiwar.com

Staff (2022-10-18). Death toll from Yeysk fighter jet crash rises to 13. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The number of dead in a fire caused by a fighter jet crash in the courtyard of a residential building in the town of Yeysk in southern Russia has risen to 13 people.

Staff (2022-10-18). Iran-Russia SWIFT-like financial system to be launched soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Russian trade representative in Iran says that during the meeting of the Joint Economic Commission of Iran and Russia, the two sides will agree to launch a SWIFT-like system for bilateral banking relations.

Staff (2022-10-18). Russia reacts to to possible European sanctions against Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman reacted to the possible European sanctions against Iran, describing it as an attempt to divert public opinion from the issue of sabotage in the Nord Stream gas pipelines.

Andrew Korybko (2022-10-18). There's Nothing Wrong With China Defending Itself With Military Force. thealtworld.com Faced with the objectively existing and easily verifiable national security threats posed by the US' tacit support of separatism in Taiwan in collusion with a few local collaborators, it makes perfect sense why President Xi said that China will never promise to renounce the use of force for defending itself. | Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Sunday during a speech at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) that his country reserves the right to use military force to defend its UN-enshrined territorial integrity from external forces and their domestic collaborators. This policy…

Michael Roberts (2022-10-18). Xi's third term — part one: growth, investment and consumption. mronline.org China's Congress of the Communist Party takes place this week.

Jianqiang Liu (2022-10-18). Analysis: Nine key moments that changed China's mind about climate change. mronline.org a says on the international stage that it wants to tackle climate change, but it also says it must deliver "national energy security". The decade ahead will show whether it can meet this challenge. The whole world is relying on it doing so.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). The Importance of the 20th CPC National Congress to the World. libya360.wordpress.com Danny Haiphong The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began on October 16 and gathered more than 2,200 party delegates to deliberate on the progress of the goals set forth in the 19th Congress and those to be achieved moving forward. With the opening of the 20th CPC National Congress, Western…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP): Xi Jinping Outlines the Asian Dragon's Roadmap. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara L. In the framework of the 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) the President of the People's Republic of China and Secretary of the CCP, Xi Jinping, delivered a historic speech in which he outlined what will be the future roadmap of the Asian dragon. First, he listed the achievements of…

____ (2022-10-18). Autumn scenery of Jiangbulake Scenic Spot in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Spectacular autumn scene with snow capped mountains at Jiangbulake Scenic Spot in Qitai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, October.

____ (2022-10-17). Han Zheng stresses firmly advancing great rejuvenation of Chinese nation on all fronts. ecns.cn Han Zheng on Monday expressed full support for the report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), delivered Sunday by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, on behalf of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

____ (2022-10-17). China's new journey a boon to world development. ecns.cn A report delivered on Sunday by Xi Jinping at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) struck Sean Slattery as "very forward-looking."

____ (2022-10-18). Nation set to advance high-level opening-up. ecns.cn China will release the sixth list of major foreign investment projects and further expand the 2022 industry catalog of sectors encouraging foreign investment as part of its latest efforts to advance high-level opening-up.

____ (2022-10-18). First Henan-made autonomous delivery vehicle rolls off production line. ecns.cn The first autonomous delivery vehicle made by central China's Henan rolled off the production line in Anyang, northern Henan on Monday. It is now ready for mass production after debugging, with a production capacity of 10,000 annually.

____ (2022-10-18). China's heating equipment exports to Europe rise as winter nears. ecns.cn As winter comes, the demand for heating equipment has surged in European countries amid the intensifying energy shortage.

____ (2022-10-18). Rare North China Leopard spotted in north China's Shanxi. ecns.cn A wild North China leopard, a national first-class animal in China, has been recorded by an infrared camera installed at a state-owned forest farm in Wutai Mountain, Xinzhou city, north China's Shanxi Province.

____ (2022-10-18). They Say: 20th CPC National Congress has significance for China and the world. ecns.cn

____ (2022-10-18). Yellow River estuary ushers in most beautiful season. ecns.cn Autumn brings awesome scenery to the Yellow River estuary where the Yellow River, China's second-longest river, joins the Bohai Sea in Dongying, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-17). China's economy to gain new momentum from CPC congress. ecns.cn China's economic development is expected to gain new strong impetus from the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

____ (2022-10-17). Malaysia-China joint train project sees another breakthrough. ecns.cn The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Malaysia's mega rail project jointly constructed with China Communications Construction Company, saw another successful tunnel breakthrough on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). CSRC to facilitate foreign investment. ecns.cn The China Securities Regulatory Commission, the country's top securities regulator, is mulling to relax short-term trading rules for foreign investors in the A-share market.

____ (2022-10-18). Int'l community, media eye 20th CPC national congress. ecns.cn The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opened Sunday. Global media and the international community are keeping a keen eye on the congress, remarking that it would generate profound global impacts.

____ (2022-10-17). China's accomplishments under CPC leadership remarkable — political leaders. ecns.cn The strong leadership of the CPC is the key to China's great achievements in such fields as economic and social development, said President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez.

____ (2022-10-18). Country to boost energy distribution. ecns.cn China will continue stepping up domestic energy supplies and reserve capacity, with the ambition of having annual comprehensive energy production capacity exceed 4.6 billion metric tons of standard coal equivalent by 2025, an official said on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). CPI growth up in China's 28 province-level regions in Sept. ecns.cn A total of 28 out of 31 province-level regions in the Chinese mainland saw an increase in the year-on-year growth rate of the consumer price index in September compared with that in August, the Economic View.

____ (2022-10-18). Tree-shaped tidal flat along Qingtang River. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the giant tree-shaped marks on the tidal flat along the Qiangtang River, east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). Xi Jinping attends group discussion with delegates from Guangxi to 20th CPC National Congress. ecns.cn Comrade Xi Jinping on October 17 joined a group discussion with delegates from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

WSWS (2022-10-18). Workers die in extreme heat during China's summer. wsws.org The deaths, which were entirely preventable, are an indictment of the Chinese government and its failure to end the often onerous and dangerous conditions in which workers are forced to toil.

____ (2022-10-18). China forging ahead as innovation powerhouse. ecns.cn From a rover mission to Mars to diving to the bottom of the deepest place on Earth, Chinese scientists are exploring far beyond the horizon, evidence that the country is becoming a key contributor to global science and technology.

____ (2022-10-18). China supports sanctions on Haiti's gangs, wary of int'l troops deployment: envoy. ecns.cn China supports sanctions against Haitian gang members and their supporters but is wary over the deployment of an international armed force in the country, said a Chinese envoy on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). Non-CPC parties send congratulations. ecns.cn The central committees of non-CPC political parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce have sent congratulatory letters to the Communist Party of China on its 20th National Congress which opened on Sunday, and wished the congress great success.

____ (2022-10-17). Milestone CPC congress spells out China's unwavering development goals. ecns.cn The much-anticipated 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) commenced in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Sunday, amid considerable domestic and international attention.

____ (2022-10-18). 70-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs found in East China. ecns.cn Some 70-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs, which date back to the early and mid-Late Cretaceous period, have been found in Wuning county, East China's Jiangxi Province.

____ (2022-10-18). 'Big Six' loans support economy. ecns.cn China's "Big Six" State-owned commercial banks measured by assets have announced a surge in loans to customers across the board in the first three quarters of this year, amid strengthened efforts to stabilize the overall economy.

____ (2022-10-17). Observers worldwide laud China's milestone achievements under CPC leadership. ecns.cn The CPC will score even greater achievements, lead the Chinese people to write a new chapter along the new journey toward building a modern socialist country in all respects, and to join the rest of the world in building a better future for all humanity.

____ (2022-10-18). Audience in space applaud for the 20th CPC National Congress report. ecns.cn The Shenzhou XIV crew currently stationed in China's space station watched the live broadcast of the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and applauded for the country's ambitious space outlook.

____ (2022-10-18). World's largest coal chemical project starts in Shaanxi. ecns.cn The world's largest coal chemical project under construction successfully kicked off a demonstration project in Yulin, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with polyester grade ethylene glycol products rolling off production lines. The project is expected to lower the country's imports of related products and improve the quality of high-end chemicals.

____ (2022-10-18). China builds world's largest clean power generation system. ecns.cn China has built the largest clean power generation system in the world over the past 10 years, with its energy self-reliance and structure having improved significantly.

____ (2022-10-17). Zhao Leji calls for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements made at Party congress. ecns.cn Zhao Leji on Monday called for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements laid out in a report of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to the 20th CPC National Congress.

____ (2022-10-18). Droughts in parts of country predicted. ecns.cn Eastern and southern parts of China are forecast to suffer consistent serious droughts, according to the National Meteorological Center, after several areas have already been through two months of drought this year.

____ (2022-10-18). Foreign companies continue place confidence in China. ecns.cn A growing number of multinational companies are establishing R&D centers in China, showing confidence in the "world factory, world market and world lab", China Youth Daily reported.

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese people inspired by blueprint for national rejuvenation. ecns.cn People from across China have been reinvigorated by a sense of mission to build the country as the Communist Party of China (CPC) convenes its five-yearly national congress this week in Beijing.

____ (2022-10-18). Panda cubs enjoy sunshine at research base. ecns.cn Giant panda cubs enjoy sunshine at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). Leaders say report plays guiding role. ecns.cn Chinese leaders have hailed the report Xi Jinping delivered at the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Sunday, saying it plays a guiding role in leading the nation to build a modern socialist country in all respects and to advance national rejuvenation.

____ (2022-10-18). Prospects for development lauded in HK, Macao. ecns.cn Xi Jinping's report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China sets out clear directions and brings fresh opportunities for the future development of the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions.

____ (2022-10-18). Party's anti-graft efforts generate fruitful outcomes. ecns.cn The spread of corruption has been effectively contained in China as the Communist Party of China has made unprecedented efforts to tackle corruption in the past decade, senior Party officials said at a news conference on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). Systematic test of maglev running in tube successful. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have successfully carried out a systematic test on a cutting-edge transportation system involving a high-speed maglev train running in a low vacuum pipeline in North China.

____ (2022-10-18). Delegates to 20th CPC National Congress visit exhibition themed 'Forging Ahead in the New Era'. ecns.cn A delegate to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) visits an exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era" at Beijing Exhibition Center in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). China's commitment to the world in key CPC blueprint bolsters global confidence. ecns.cn A key report that charts the course for Chinese modernization drive highlighted on Sunday by the Communist Party of China (CPC) at its 20th national congress has drawn world attention.

____ (2022-10-18). Xi calls on Chinese to pull together with one mind to realize national rejuvenation. ecns.cn Xi Jinping joins a group discussion with delegates from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). More international flights resume in China. ecns.cn An increasing number of airlines are resuming international flights to this October on routes including China to Asia, Europe and America.

TeleSUR, Julio Sánchez (2022-10-18). China destaca fortalecimiento de su economía en una década. telesurtv.net El fortalecimiento de la economía, la alimentación y la energía renovable en 10 años centra el XX congreso del PCCh.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). Charting the Rise of Anti-French Sentiment Across Northern Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad (2014) A French military helicopter flies over the Nigerian town Madama, which served as a forward operating base for the French, Niger and Chad armies. Photo: Thomas Goisque/Wikimedia Anti-French sentiment has increasingly been on the rise across the Sahel and North Africa due to its role in destabilizing the region with military interventions…

PACBI (2022-10-18). Uruguay National Football Team Will Not Hold World Cup Training in Apartheid Israel. bdsmovement.net

Staff (2022-10-18). NATO strengthens military control over 55-nation African Union. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOOctober 17, 2022 Seventh round of military-to-military staff talks with the African Union On 17-18 October 2022, NATO's Cooperative Security division, under the auspice of its Director, Major General Francesco Diella, welcomed a delegation from the African union for military-to-military talks. Discussions focused on readiness, education and training, participation in exercises as well as capacity …

Dana Sanchez (2022-10-18). Crypto Exchange FTX Under Investigation By Texas State Authorities For Securities Violations. moguldom.com Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX US — the U.S. affiliate of the FTX crypto exchange — are under investigation by the Texas securities regulator in an expanding probe by enforcement agencies into the billionaire founder and CEO's businesses. FTX US may be violating state law governing the registration and sale of securities because it offers a …

Jorge Aguilar (2022-10-18). We Can—And Must—Stop Carbon Capture In Its Tracks. commondreams.org Big Oil stands to pocket billions in taxpayer dollars by way of carbon capture, their latest climate scam.

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-18). Australia Infuriates Israel By Reversing Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital. news.antiwar.com Australia on Tuesday said that it was reversing its recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that has infuriated Israeli officials. The government of Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is reversing a decision made by his predecessor, Scott Morrison, who followed the US in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Trump …

Jason Ditz (2022-10-18). Nearly 60 Killed in Intra-Rebel Fighting in NW Syria. news.antiwar.com Over the course of ten days, fighting has raged in NW Syria between Turkey-backed rebels and Islamists centering on al-Qaeda's Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS). HTS had its start early in the Syrian War as an al-Qaeda affiliate and rival to ISIS. ISIS tried to merge with them, unsuccessfully, and HTS has ended up in charge of an ever-shrinking territory around Idlib Province. | Turkey's collection of rebels, organized to go after the Kurds, includes al-Qaeda-linked factions as well. With several…

Dana Sanchez (2022-10-18). A Recession Is Coming: 10 Website Resources To Find Remote Jobs. moguldom.com With growing fears that the economy could soon be in a recession, the Federal Reserve has warned that it is committed to fighting inflation aggressively, even if that means weakening the job market and causing financial pain for families. The labor market has shown resilience. U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in September and …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). Haitians Intensify Protests against Foreign Military Intervention, While US Seeks Authorization for "International Mission" libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Since August 22, hundreds of thousands of Haitians have been demonstrating against chronic gang violence, poverty, food insecurity, inflation and fuel shortages, and demanding de-facto President Ariel Henry's resignation. (Photo: Radyo Rezistans/Facebook) Citizens flooded the streets across Haiti in rejection of President Ariel Henry's request for international military assistance, demanding that foreign powers…

Dana Sanchez (2022-10-18). Bank Of America CEO On Prospects Of Recession: Our Data Shows The American Consumer Is Healthy. moguldom.com Despite the talk of inflation, recession, and other fears that could slow down spending, customers at Bank of America helped push transaction volumes 10 percent higher in September and the first half of October than a year earlier, according to bank CEO Brian Moynihan. And it's not just BofA. U.S. banks seem to be having …

WSWS (2022-10-18). At Paris march, French workers and youth denounce inflation, war. wsws.org As Macron requisitions strikers to try to crush a nationwide refinery strike, deep social anger and political opposition are building among workers and youth.

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). France Is On Strike. The Spirit Of Bastille Makes Europe Tremble. southfront.org Written by Piero Messina | The Confédération générale du travail (CGT) has blocked the country to contest the high prices and the loss of purchasing power caused by inflation. With the march on October 16, hundreds of thousands of Parisians marched from Place de La Nation to La Bastille shouting "we have no petrol but the energy of our legs". And today it has been replicated | The sector in the front row is that of refinery workers: for weeks the petrol stations have almost all been dry. T…

Staff (2022-10-18). IED blast in Somalia leaves 8 dead, 5 injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — At least 8 civilians were killed and over 5 wounded in an explosion that rocked Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday evening according to the Somalian media.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-10-18). Palestinian Factions Sign 'Algeria Declaration' to End Division. orinocotribune.com The Algerian initiative was put forward as a result of the continuous aggression of Israeli forces against the Palestinians | The Palestinian factions signed the "Algerian Paper for Palestinian Reconciliation" on 13 October to strengthen the relationship among several Palestinian national parties in order to resist the confronting forces of the Israeli army. | The Algerian initiative was put forward as a result of the continuous aggression of Israeli forces against the Palestinians, specifically near Islamic and Christian sanctuaries in Jerusalem within the al-Aqsa area. | The document encourages unifying the Pal…

Brian W. Major (2022-10-18). The 'Marxist' allies of transphobia? peoplesworld.org Much of the world was quite alarmed by the fact that Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the Brothers of Italy party, was recently elected as the new Prime Minister of Italy. Hers will be the furthest right-wing leadership in post-war Italy, and her party has direct roots in the fascist party of Benito Mussolini. She …

Ramon du Houx (2022-10-18). EOPA California welcomes BOEM's news that Morro Bay offshore wind leasing can move forwar. indybay.org On October 5, 2022, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA), located 20 miles offshore central California. EOPA CA wants the federal offshore wind goal to be increased…

WSWS (2022-10-18). Bali bombings anniversary used to promote war agenda. wsws.org While conducted in the name of honouring the victims, the commemorations of the 20th anniversary have been politically exploited by the Australian Labor government and the corporate media.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Trump's rant against Jews and the growth of anti-Semitism in the US. wsws.org The open embrace of anti-Semitism by Trump, Marjorie Taylor Greene and other American fascists is a warning to the working class.

Editor (2022-10-18). The Urgent Reasons 300 Doctors Are Calling for Julian Assange's Release. scheerpost.com Melbourne rally for International Peace Day calling for an end to militarisation, and for Julian Assange's freedom. Matt Hrkac from Geelong / Melbourne, Australia, CC BY 2.0 By Kevin Gosztola / Doctors For Assange sent a letter to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland and the United Kingdom Home Secretary Suella Braverman yet again expressing their concern about the d…

Brett Wilkins (2022-10-18). Activists Say Fossil Fuel Interests Have Declared 'War on Africa's Sustainable Future'. commondreams.org "We reject the fossil fuel industry's drive to expand in Africa when African people are suffering from the climate impacts of the industry," said one campaigner at a protest outside the Africa Energy Week conference in Cape Town.

____ (2022-10-18). Ocean warming rates to quadruple by 2090 if climate change not mitigated: study. ecns.cn A new comprehensive review of global ocean temperature data has allowed researchers to paint a clear picture of ocean warming since the 1950s, and predict future warming scenarios.

Robert Lipsyte (2022-10-18). Ban The Bomb: How the Four-Bagger Leads to the Real Thing. commondreams.org Consider banning both The Bomb and the home run as the first crucial steps toward a safer, more peaceful world.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Anti-oil protesters throw tomato soup on van Gogh's Sunflowers. wsws.org To urge young people to orient themselves toward pressuring the capitalist politicians is a dead end and a serious diversion.

Staff (2022-10-18). Unconventional war against Cuba: What are its most recent manifestations? en.cubadebate.cu Unconventional warfare has evolved over time. In a work on strategic intelligence, written in 1948 by Sherman Kent, a professor at Yale University, it would be defined that from then on wars, influenced by the United States, would be unconventional. Other theorists have also referred to this concept, according to Elio Perera Pena, a researcher at the Center for International Policy Research (CIPI). Speaking at the Round Table, the expert pointed out that the United States conceptualized this type of war through the terminology dictionary of the Department of Defense.

Vanessa Beeley (2022-10-18). My interview with RT on the West's weaponisation of 'womens rights' to destabilise Iran. thealtworld.com

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-10-18). Jackson, Mississippi Goes All Out To Keep Coach Deion Sanders, Votes To Build New Stadium. moguldom.com Deion Sanders has proven to be a winner on and off the field. After an impressive career in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, and a brief stint as a sports broadcast host, Sanders took his talent to Mississippi's capital city to lead the resident HBCU's struggling football program. The Jackson State University Tigers …

Anonymous103 (2022-10-18). What Europe Supports Must Remain In Europe Israeli TV Channel INN. southfront.org

_____ (2022-10-18). DPRK exercises: Pyongyang has revealed its cards and the dangerous line is half a step closer. journal-neo.org Since the publication of the visit of the US carrier group to the ROK, the vicious circle of tensions has taken another turn or two. The previous digest was ended with Pyongyang launching two short-range ballistic missiles on October 6, while 8 North Korean fighter jets and 4 bombers flew near the line of emphasis …

W.T. Whitney Jr. (2022-10-18). Washington Using 'Gang' Bogeyman To Justify Widely Rejected Military Intervention. orinocotribune.com By Kim Ives and W.T. Whitney Oct 12, 2022 | The lede of the

Mickey Z. (2022-10-18). "The Real Anthony Fauci" is now a documentary. dissidentvoice.org The scariest movie of the Halloween season is here… From Children's Heath Defense: Throughout the pandemic, the truth has always been here. Organized forces have worked diligently to suppress the truth and misrepresent data. We have seen them consistently demonstrate a real and blatant disregard for true science. Their continual suppression of truth threatens our …

Fight Back (2022-10-18). Scabby the rat tours U of MN campus, Teamsters ready to strike. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — Scabby the rat has become a familiar figure on the University of Minnesota Minneapolis campus as the contract fight between Teamsters Local 320 and the administration intensifies. Teamsters voted by a 93% margin to strike if the university does not agree to their demands to end poverty wages. The university brought in a company called "Chefs On the Fly" to scab on the potential strike and has put them to work in dining facilities. They are being housed in a hotel near campus, the Hilton Garden Inn. | On October 17 Teamsters took Scabby the rat to Middlebrook, Comstock, Sanford and the 17t…

_____ (2022-10-18). Americans criticize the USA's Middle Eastern policies. journal-neo.org The USA never misses an opportunity to present itself as an open and democratic society and a state in which the government authorities respect the will of the majority of the people and tailor their policies accordingly. That may have been the case in the past, but the facts no longer support this view …

Infobrics (2022-10-18). Brazilian Elections: Some Conclusions and Implications of the First Round. infobrics.org The first round of the Brazilian national election happened on October 4th. While the country witnesses a violent campaign for the presidential second round, we can already draw a few conclusions based on the first-round results…

Dean Baker (2022-10-18). Retailers Slashing Prices, More Bad News for Biden! (New York Times Edition). cepr.net Last week I made fun of the Washington Post for writing a piece telling readers about the bad news that retailers are finding themselves with excessive inventories and may have to mark down prices to sell them off. The story is that with supply chain problems from the pandemic largely over, stores have been able …

Philip Giraldi (2022-10-18). And Now for Something Completely Different. thealtworld.com Decline and fall of Western Civilization part one | My wife and I completed a cruise recently that started in Venice, visited islands and historic sites in the Eastern Mediterranean, and concluded in Rome after stops in Valletta, Palermo and Naples. There were inevitably good things and bad things in terms of how the shore excursions were programmed, more bad than good unfortunately, and the costs of the extras provided by the carrier seem to have skyrocketed in the developing post COVID era, apparently making up for the losses sustained in dry dock over the past three years. | Most of the passengers on our ship…

Staff (2022-10-18). Telesur's Brian Mier on Brazil Presidential Elections: There Is No Evidence of Vote Stealing in the First Round. orinocotribune.com Caracas, Oct 16, 2022 ( Mier is a

Kwjorinoco (2022-10-18). 'If You Are Poor, Don't Even Show Your Face Around Here': Gringos Speak Their Mind about the Diaspora. orinocotribune.com By Clodovaldo Hernández Oct 18, 2022 | A very semantically assertive tweeter recently wrote that all the new United States regulations for Venezuelan nationals aspiring to live in ths US can be summed up in one phrase: "Poor Venezuelans are not accepted." | As is often the case, reality sounds more real when it is expressed with extreme crudeness, as this audacious translator of gringo bureaucratic verbiage did. That is the naked truth. The rest is euphemism, dissimulation, circumlocution or—as we say in the tropics—pure bullshit. | What has happened is that both the US authorities and many Vene…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-10-18). Hear California Reparations Task Force Chair Kamilah Moore Break Down The 5 Forms Of Reparations. moguldom.com California Reparations Task Force Chair Kamilah Moore recently broke down the five forms of reparations. An attorney and scholar, Moore was a panelist on the REVOLT Summit's "Dear America, Run My Check: The Definitive Reparations Discussion," held on Sunday, Sept. 25. She took a moment and used her expertise in human rights law to educate attendees about the five …

Rebecca Burns (2022-10-18). Budd Got Loans And Cash And Boosted Bank Merger — Before Mass Layoffs. levernews.com

Ricardo Mimbela (2022-10-18). Ask the Experts: How to Fight for Reproductive Freedom in Your Community. aclu.org

Editor (2022-10-18). Gag rule on Palestinians continues, TikTok joins ban policy. mronline.org Palestinian users are once again deprived of their freedom of expression by having their content blocked on TikTok and penalizing Arabic-speaking users as part of a long systemic suppression of Palestinian voices by social media giants.

Editor (2022-10-18). Statements from Alabama prisoners as strike enters third week. mronline.org Prisoners issue statements, as Alabama prison strike enters third week and the state continues to try and break the struggle.

Anonymous765 (2022-10-18). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — October 18, 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…

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese team bags 8 golds at skills contest. ecns.cn Chinese competitors have put in an excellent performance so far at the ongoing WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition, a replacement for the canceled WorldSkills Shanghai 2022.

Staff (2022-10-18). Iran lady bags gold in jewelry-making contest in Switzerland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — An Iranian lady has received a gold medal in the latest edition of the jewelry-making contest held in Switzerland, an official said.

____ (2022-10-18). Coordinating the development of digital jobs and careers. ecns.cn A new version of the national occupation classification dictionary released to the public after revisions has added 97″digital" occupations, accounting for 6 percent of the total number of occupations.

____ (2022-10-18). Iran's FDI in mining, industrial sector hits $382mn in H1. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The total volume of foreign investment approved in the mining and industrial sector in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year in 1401 (from March 21 to Sep. 22) hit $382.4 million.

Alexandra Retter Jabbarpour (2022-10-18). Democrats Tried to Sell Appalachia Down the Pipeline. commondreams.org How Manchin's permitting reform bill almost got passed and a new pipeline was nearly fast-tracked.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-10-18). The Cuban Adjustment Act still privileges Cuban migrants to the U.S. but hurts Cuba. peoplesworld.org "Maybe if you had printed more about the operation, you would have saved us from a colossal mistake," President John F. Kennedy berated New York Times editor Turner Catledge. The Times and the U.S. media generally had glossed over widely-known preparations for the Bay of Pigs attack in April 1961. Catledge had removed the revealing …

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-10-18). Kaiser mental health clinicians' strike now in third month, Sacramento mayor to mediate. peoplesworld.org Update: In a joint statement issued Oct. 18, NUHW and Kaiser Permanente announced they have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, bringing the mental health clinicians' 10-week-long strike to a conclusion. They said the new four-year pact "will benefit Kaiser Permanente patients and drive collaborative efforts aimed at improving access to mental health …

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese scientists detect high-energy counterpart of fast radio burst. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have detected an X-ray burst associated with a fast radio burst (FRB) and confirmed that it originated from a magnetar in the Milky Way, according to the Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), Chinese Academy of Sciences.

____ (2022-10-18). UN Security Council condemns attack on peacekeepers in Mali. ecns.cn The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned an attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali, which killed three peacekeepers from Chad and injured three others.

Julia Conley (2022-10-18). 'Makes Me Physically Ill': Footage Shows DeSantis' Election Police Force in Action. commondreams.org "This is an incredible look at the gulf between the voter fraud rhetoric of politicians and reality. Instead of scheming fraudsters, you've got confused people being rounded up by police because they trusted the system."

____ (2022-10-18). Trump administration interfered with federal response to COVID-19: congressional report. ecns.cn A U.S. congressional panel released a new report on Monday detailing efforts by the Trump administration to politicize federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staff (2022-10-18). Iran NW prov. exports over 838K tons of goods. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iran's northwest province has exported over 838.5 thousand tons of commodities during the current Iranian year, a provincial official said.

CA Poor People's Campaign (2022-10-18). Sunday 10/16: Our Votes Are Demands! 2022 Voter Rights Webinar w/ CA Poor People's Campaign. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

Julia Conley (2022-10-18). 'Believe Him,' Say Critics, as McCarthy Signals GOP Plan to Attack Social Security, Medicare. commondreams.org "The future of Social Security and Medicare is on the ballot this November," said one advocate. "Republicans, led by Kevin McCarthy, are united in a plot to reach into our pockets and steal our money."

____ (2022-10-18). Larry's Excellent Elaboration On The Fate of MAD… smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Staff (2022-10-18). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on October 18. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, October 18.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Amazon engages in job cutting as economic crisis worsens. wsws.org After two years of breakneck expansion, Amazon has announced closures or canceled the openings of dozens of facilities throughout the United States and Europe.

WSWS (2022-10-18). New government takes power in Sweden with backing of far-right Sweden Democrats. wsws.org The right-wing Moderate Party has come to power with the support of the far-right Sweden Democrats. Moderate leader Ulf Kristersson won the narrow backing of parliament to become prime minister.

____ (2022-10-18). VIDEO: Turkey tests fire its first missile project. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Turkey test-fired a locally made, short-range ballistic missile, dubbed Tyfun, or Typhoon, over the Black Sea on Tuesday.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Doctors across Peru began a two-day walkout to press funding demands, while 1, 0 University of Minnesota service workers are threatening strike action over contract issues.

____ (2022-10-17). Wang Yang calls for striving in unity to build modern socialist country in all respects. ecns.cn Wang Yang on Monday called for striving in unity and gathering strength to build a modern socialist country in all respects.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Vallourec, Germany: Build rank-and-file action committees to stop plant closures. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site calls on Vallourec workers in Màºlheim and Dàºsseldorf not to accept the closure of their two plants without a fight.

Daniel Borgstrà∂m (2022-10-18). Mostly Bad News at KPFA/Pacifica. dissidentvoice.org A lot has been going on at KPFA/Pacifica, much of it bad or not so great. So brace for the bad news. An election for the LSB (Listener Station Board) was scheduled for this year, but it didn't happen. Pacifica didn't have funds for it. As you probably know, Pacifica is in a dire financial …

Staff (2022-10-18). Enemy angered at Iran's self-sufficiency in military field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — "Our enemies are angry and saddened by the self-sufficiency of the armed forces and the technological achievements of the Islamic Republic of Iran," Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of Iran Armed Forces.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Biden administration drafts UN resolution for deployment of foreign military forces to Haiti. wsws.org The resolution is the first public confirmation that the US is preparing yet another invasion of the most impoverished nation in the Americas.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Build the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees! wsws.org A mass network of interconnected rank-and-file committees can and must serve as the foundation for the fight for the abolition of capitalism and the establishment of a workers' government based on a socialist program.

William Manson (2022-10-18). Depression: Chronic Stress as a Way of Life. dissidentvoice.org A few decades ago, responding to the growing market for improved anti-depressant drugs, several drug companies developed "selective-serotonin re-uptake inhibitors" (Prozac, Zoloft, etc.). While under its exclusive patent (20 years), a new drug is expensively-priced, thus generating huge profits for its maker. (This accounts for the constant introduction of new drugs which, despite claims to …

____ (2022-10-18). Borrell's remarks show racism, West cultural-moral decline. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — In reaction to the racism statements of EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell, Qatari Minister of Interior said that his statements show the racism and cultural-moral decline of the West.

Staff (2022-10-18). Seized plane crew in Argentina released, heading to Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry Nasser Kan'ani on Tuesday announced that the Iranian crew members of the seized plane in Argentina were released and are heading to Iran.

Staff (2022-10-18). Blinken says US would continue backing riots in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Repeating baseless claims against Tehran, US Secretary of State Antony John Blinken promised that Washington would continue to stand by the rioters.

WSWS (2022-10-18). US and Mexico begin mass deportation of Venezuelan migrants. wsws.org The actions of the Biden administration, which claims to be a lighthouse for democracy and human rights, can only be described as tossing human beings across the border like trash.

____ (2022-10-18). Iran uses all capacities to establish peace in Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that his country uses all its capacities for restoration of peace and stability in Afghanistan and also well-being of people of this country.

____ (2022-10-18). Election of delegates has demonstrated how democracy is fully practicedÔºöFM spokesperson. ecns.cn

Staff (2022-10-18). Exhibition in Doha opportunity to expand exports to Qatar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 19 (MNA) — The managing director of the Islamic Republic of Iran International Exhibitions Company said on Tuesday that Iran's Exclusive Exhibition in Doha is a good opportunity to expand exports to Qatar.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Massachusetts: Teachers strike in Haverhill and Malden. wsws.org Public schools in Haverhill and Malden, Massachusetts, were scheduled to remain closed Tuesday after teachers walked out Monday over failed contract negotiations.

____ (2022-10-18). Iran exporting 5.5 tons of caviar to 33 foreign countries. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Minister of Agriculture said that the country currently exports 5.5 tons of caviar to 33 countries of the world, showing a considerable hike as compared to the same period of last year.

Judy Chu (2022-10-18). This Supreme Court Is a Threat to Asian American Communities. commondreams.org The Court continues to turn a blind eye to racism and discrimination.

WSWS (2022-10-18). "I will back him 100 percent": As ballots go out in UAW election, growing support for rank-and-file candidate Will Lehman. wsws.org With ballots going out this week in the historic UAW election, campaign teams for Mack Trucks worker Will Lehman visited auto plants across the US Southeast and Midwest.

Staff (2022-10-18). Riots comes under control by intelligence, security agencies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Referring to the latest situation of the developments in the country, Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi said that the riots in the country have been controlled by intelligence and security agencies.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Ugandan officials impose lockdown across two districts to control the spread of Ebola outbreak. wsws.org Almost one month into the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni announced the three-week lockdown after previously downplaying the crisis and stating that no such measures would be employed.

Staff (2022-10-18). 53K liters of smuggled fuels seized in S Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has seized a vessel carrying thousands of liters of smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf.

____ (2022-10-18). Cinema spends years serving visually impaired in Beijing. ecns.cn Xinmu Cinema in Beijing has played more than 1,000 films for about 40,000 visually impaired people since its establishment in 2005.

Ramon du Houx (2022-10-18). Elected officials back Newsom's special session request for windfall tax on oil companies. indybay.org Hundreds of CA elected officials thank Newsom for his leadership proposing a windfall tax on oil companies to stem price gouging and the climate crisis.

WSWS (2022-10-18). UK Supreme Court case on the Scottish referendum draft billa reactionary distraction. wsws.org The UK Supreme Court last week held a two day hearing on the Scottish government's draft referendum bill which legislates for a new independence poll, nine years after independence was rejected, in 2014.

WSWS (2022-10-18). "Everybody was traumatized": 25-year-old Chicago Ford worker dies on the job. wsws.org Workers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant have denounced the indifference to their health and lives on the part of management and the UAW bureaucracy.

Staff (2022-10-18). Thousands hold protests in Paris demanding wage increase. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — France remains gripped by a widespread protest movement as the ongoing cost-of-living crisis squeezes Frenchmen beyond endurance, media have reported.

Mike Walter (2022-10-18). The Heat: U.S. heading into midterm elections. america.cgtn.com In three weeks, a deeply divided United States is heading into the crucial midterm elections. Democrats and Republicans will face-off on November eighth for what many are calling the most important election in the U.S. At stake are both chambers of Congress with all 435 seats of the House of …

Staff (2022-10-18). VIDEO: IRGC massive military drill in Aras Region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces held a massive military drill in the northwestern country.

Staff (2022-10-18). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Oct. 18. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, October 18.

Editor (2022-10-18). Jail Telecom Company Offered Sheriffs Caribbean Cruises and Florida Retreats. scheerpost.com Smart Communications, a for-profit Florida company that sells phone, videochat, and email-like services to prisons and jails, told at least one sheriff's department that it can live "the resort life" on a trip to Florida.

Staff (2022-10-18). Renewed tribal clashes kill 13 in southern Sudan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — At least 13 people were killed and more than 24 wounded in renewed intercommunal violence that broke out this week in southern Sudan's Blue Nile state, the United Nations has said.

____ (2022-10-18). Bon appetit! Precooked dishes from Zhanjiang to serve Europe. ecns.cn Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co, which is based in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, will make a foray into the precooked dish market of Europe with the first shipment to be delivered to Britain in November.

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese, Ugandan presidents exchange congratulations on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, on Tuesday exchanged congratulations on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Jim Spellman (2022-10-18). CGTN anchor, family discuss impact of Long COVID infection. america.cgtn.com Long COVID has even impacted the family of CGTN Anchor Mike Walter.

Brett Wilkins (2022-10-18). New Jersey Sues 5 Oil Giants, Industry Lobby for Climate Fraud. commondreams.org "We will work tirelessly to make sure these companies pay every last dollar for the harm they've caused," said state AG Matthew Platkin. "If you lie to the public to protect your profits, we will hold you accountable."

Jon Queally (2022-10-18). Analysis Shows Toxic 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Over 80% of US Waterways. commondreams.org Prevalence of PFAS chemicals known to cause cancer and other harms to people and wildlife "demonstrate that existing laws and regulations are inadequate for protecting us."

Bill Knight (2022-10-18). Election 2022: Illinois workers' rights amendment would pay off for workers. peoplesworld.org SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (PAI)Taxes for everyday Illinoisans would not go up if the voters pass the proposed Workers Rights Amendment on November 8. In fact, the financial burden on taxpayers would decline, according to a new study by researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Illinois constitutional amendment …

____ (2022-10-18). Sotheby's unveils 303.1 carats flawless diamond. ecns.cn A Golden Canary polished diamond is displayed at the Sotheby's Dubai gallery, Dubai, UAE, Oct. 17, 2022.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Australian report documents cold conditions for renters. wsws.org Cold related ailments account for a greater proportion of deaths in Australia than in countries with far lower temperatures such as Sweden and Canada.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-10-18). Child labor commemoration ceremony. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — A ceremony was held at Tehran Milad Tower hall to mark National Children's Week as well as the national Unity Week which marks the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet with the participation of nearly 1,000 children.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Australia: Unions silent as court imposes fines over "illegal" strikes by teachers and nurses. wsws.org The New South Wales Supreme Court has handed down more than $100,000 in fines this year over limited industrial action carried out in defiance of strike bans.

United Front Committee For A Labor Party (2022-10-18). Saturday 10/22: Bay Area Solidarity Rally For Railroad Workers! Defend The Right To Strike! indybay.org Port Of Oakland | Shoreline Park | 2777 Middle Harbor Road, | Oakland…

Brett Wilkins (2022-10-18). Following 'Brutal Union-Busting Campaign,' Albany Amazon Workers Reject Unionization. commondreams.org "The voting process wasn't free and fair," said Amazon Labor Union founder and president Chris Smalls. "It was a sham election in which workers were subjected to intimidation and retaliation on a daily basis."

____ (2022-10-18). 4 missing in S.Korea's fishing boat overturn accident. ecns.cn Four sailors went missing after a fishing boat overturned in waters near South Korea's southern resort island of Jeju, Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday citing the country's coast guard.

Editor (2022-10-18). Ketanji Brown Jackson Cleverly Turned the Right's Own Judicial Theory Against It. scheerpost.com In her defense of voting rights, Jackson brilliantly turned the tables on the right by crafting her own originalist argument to defend taking race into account when drawing district maps.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Brazilian presidential run-off dominated by religious and law-and-order reaction. wsws.org Unable and unwilling to make any appeal to the working class, the Brazilian Workers Party has centered its campaign against Bolsonaro on opposition to abortion and defense of the Catholic Church.

____ (2022-10-17). U.S. prosecutors recommend former Trump adviser be sentenced to 6 months in prison. ecns.cn The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is recommending that Steve Bannon, who served as chief strategist for former U.S. President Donald Trump, be sentenced to six months in jail for defying a congressional subpoena.

Staff (2022-10-18). Gharibabadi reacts to EU new sanctions on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — In reaction to the EU's new sanctions, an Iranian judiciary official says that the EU has once again put up a pathetic charade by claiming to be defending human rights by imposing sanctions on those safeguarding security.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Mobilize the working class against the requisition of French refinery workers! wsws.org Macron's requisition of refinery workers is aimed at breaking a strike that threatens to trigger a massive eruption of the class struggle in Europe.

Revolution Books (2022-10-18). Friday 10/21: Film showing of: Persepolis. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley CA…

Staff (2022-10-18). Saudi coalition sought chaos in Yemen: Al-Houthi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Abdul-Malik Badruldeen al-Houthi, the leader of the Yemeni Ansraullah movement has said that the Saudi-led aggression coalition attacked government buildings in Yemen with the aim of stirring up chaos in the country.

____ (2022-10-18). Iran exporting saffron to 65 countries in world: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — The Vice President of the Association of Saffron Producers and Exporters of South Khorasan said that Iran's high-quality saffron is currently exported to 65 countries in the world.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-10-18). Lab-grown cell machinery prompts real cells to sense and react to outside cues. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have programmed bacterial cells to react to changes in light and temperature with the help of synthetic cell machinery.

Staff (2022-10-18). Iran calls for boosting Tehran-Doha economic cooperation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohsen Rezaei says that the economic cooperation between Tehran and Doha in different sectors should be increased to an excellent and impressive level.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-10-18). Iran wins 2nd gold at U23 World Wrestling C'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) — Iman Mohammadi won the second gold medal for Iran in the U23 World Wrestling Championships underway in Spain.

Julia Conley (2022-10-18). Western Wildfires Cause Extreme Weather Up to 1,500 Miles Away: Study. commondreams.org Wildfires in California were linked to heavier rainstorms and intense hailstorms forming as far away as Nebraska and Oklahoma.

____ (2022-10-18). Combined planting maximizes yields. ecns.cn Farmers across Shandong province have begun harvesting their corn and soybean, planted using a combined planting method designed to increase the efficiency and yields of the local farmland.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-10-18). Founder of Colombia's largest paramilitary group sentenced to 35 years. colombiareports.com A US court sentenced the founder of Colombia's paramilitary organization AGC, to 35 years in prison on charges related to drug trafficking and terrorism. The sentence comes almost a year…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-18). Rusia retoma ofensiva masiva contra sitios estratégicos en Ucrania. telesurtv.net El ejército ruso lanzó nuevos ataques con armas de aire y mar de largo alcance en las instalaciones militares y energéticas de Ucrania.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-18). Ministro de Hacienda desmantela nuevo plan fiscal en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Los mercados reaccionaron con optimismo a las primeras propuestas de Jeremy Hunt como ministro de Hacienda de Reino Unido.

Staff (2022-10-18). Designan a Leonardo Rivera Mena primer secretario del Comité Municipal del PCC en San Juan y Martínez. cubadebate.cu Al frente del territorio, por decisión del Buró Provincial del Partido (PCC) fue designado con carácter provisional el compañero Leonardo Rivera Mena, quien es miembro de este organismo de dirección. Rivera Mena, acumula experiencia en la dirección política, con tránsito por diferentes responsabilidades en la Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas en el nivel municipio y provincia.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-10-18). Envían más ayuda a municipio nicaragàºense afectado por Julia. telesurtv.net Se trata de 45 toneladas de alimentos y otros insumos para cerca de 3.000 familias de El Rama, donde el huracán afectó con lluvias, vientos e inundaciones.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-18). Conmemorarán tercer aniversario del estallido social en Chile. telesurtv.net La ministra del Interior, Carolina Tohá, exhortó a quienes prevén realizar protestas a no tolerar el uso de un derecho legítimo con fin delictivo.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-10-18). teleSUR anuncia a ganador de "Buscando una canción Qatar 2022" telesurtv.net Trigo Junco ganó el concurso con el tema El Grito, que tiene un ritmo de cumbia electrónica con sonoridades latinoamericanas y caribeñas.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-10-18). Gremio de constructores uruguayos anuncian paro nacional. telesurtv.net Tendría lugar a partir del miércoles y exigen la instalación de una mesa de diálogo con el Gobierno de Luis Lacalle Pou.

Staff (2022-10-18). Gonzalo Higuaín: Se acabó el sueño. cubadebate.cu El delantero argentino Gonzalo Higuaín abandonó el campo por última vez el lunes, poniendo fin a una ilustre carrera que lo vio ganar títulos en España e Italia y llegar a la final del Mundial de Brasil-2014 con la Albiceleste. El último partido de Higuaín fue una derrota 3-0 de su equipo, Inter Miami, ante New York City FC en los playoffs de la MLS, acabando con cualquier esperanza que tenía de retirarse con otro trofeo.

Misión Verdad (2022-10-18). With Help from Iran, PDVSA Restarts El Palito Refinery. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, October 16, the Iranian oil minister, Javad Owji, reported on the start-up of the El Palito refinery in Venezuela, after completing its total restoration. | The Iranian official explained, according to Al Mayadeen, that the refinery located in Puerto Cabello, Carabobo state, now has the capacity to process some 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day. | The restoration contract agreed to between the two countries, for an amount of $114 million dollars, signed between the company Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) and the National Petroleum Engineering and Construction Company of Iran, has been completed.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-10-18). àöltimos cinco tripulantes del avión de Emtrasur salen de Argentina. telesurtv.net Luego de cuatro meses retenidos ilegalmente en Argentina, finalmente los últimos cinco tripulantes de Emtrasur, dos venezolanos y tres instructores iraníes, ya retornan a Venezuela.

TeleSUR, mcs, JCM (2022-10-18). Registran siete muertos tras accidente de tráfico en Brasil. telesurtv.net Las autoridades pertinentes investigan las causas del fatal suceso.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-10-18). Protestan por posible intervención extranjera en Haití. telesurtv.net Sucede luego de la llegada desde EE. UU. y Canadá de carros militares, presuntamente dedicados a la Policía haitiana.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-10-18). Acusan a presidente brasileño por apología a la pedofilia. telesurtv.net La acusación se basa en dichos de Jair Bolsonaro a propósito de adolescentes extranjeras en situación de prostitución.

Staff (2022-10-18). El deporte cubano ya tiene un Proyecto de Desarrollo Local. cubadebate.cu El pasado sábado en la Universidad de las Ciencias y la Cultura Física y el Deporte Manuel Fajardo se lanzó oficialmente el Proyecto de Desarrollo Local Deporte Total, ante la presencia de varios campeones cubanos y personalidades de la cultura. El presidente del nuevo PDL, Doctor Aldo Ernesto àÅlvarez, y el rector de esa casa de altos estudios, Silvano Merced, firmaron un convenio de colaboración deportiva.

Staff (2022-10-18). Falleció el artista de la plástica Juan Moreira. cubadebate.cu El destacado artista de la plástica Juan Moreira perdió los colores de la vida e inició su trayecto hacia la memoria histórica cubana, al fallecer hoy en La Habana a la edad de 83 años. Como un rayo que arremete sin previo aviso llegó la noticia de su muerte, informó el Ministerio de Cultura, al tiempo que se hizo eco de las palabras de elogio difundidas por el pintor y crítico Manuel López Oliva.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-10-18). Bolivia mantiene desescalada en casos de Covid-19. telesurtv.net Freddy Armijo indicó que de un total de 144.592 casos notificados en la primera ola se reportaron 9.005 decesos.

TeleSUR, ysm, JDO (2022-10-18). Presidente de Venezuela inspecciona labores de recuperación en Las Tejerías. telesurtv.net El mandatario Nicolás Maduro ratificó su apoyo a los habitantes y comerciantes en las acciones de recuperación de la comunidad afectada.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-18). Nueva encuesta da ventaja de siete puntos a Lula sobre Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net Esta nueva consulta sobre la preferencia de voto en Brasil se realizó antes del debate que enfrentó a los dos candidatos a la Presidencia.

Staff (2022-10-18). Fallece María Salud Ramírez Caballero, Mamá Coco, a los 109 años. cubadebate.cu La mujer que inspiró al personaje de Mamá Coco en la celebre película Coco, producida por los estudios Pixar y ganadora del Oscar en 2017 a mejor cinta de animación, falleció este domingo, informaron autoridades mexicanas. Doña María había cumplido 109 años en septiembre pasado y murió en su pueblo natal de Santa Fe de la Laguna.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-10-18). Aumenta a tres número de fallecidos por tormenta Karl en México. telesurtv.net Los municipios más afectados por las inundaciones son Pichucalco, Ixtacomitán, Ostuacán, Chapultenango, Juárez, Reforma y Sunuapa.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-10-18). Designan nuevo ministro de Energía y Minas en Cuba. telesurtv.net Le serán asignadas nuevas responsabilidades a Liván Arronte Cruz, quien se desempeñó como ministro del sector desde 2019.

TeleSUR, ysm, JDO (2022-10-18). Aumentan a 5.300 los palestinos detenidos por Israel en 2022. telesurtv.net Según la Sociedad de Prisioneros Palestinos, entre los prisioneros se cuentan 111 mujeres y 620 niños.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-18). Hungría rechaza iniciativa de la UE para entrenar tropas de Ucrania. telesurtv.net Hungría fue el único país de la UE que no apoyó la iniciativa de formar militares ucranianos en los países de la Unión porque no contribuye a la paz.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-10-18). Trump ordenó testificar sobre su intento de derrocar al gobierno. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—El panel de la Cámara de Representantes que investigó la invasión del Capitolio, la insurrección y el intento de golpe de estado del 6 de enero de 2021 puso al ex ocupante republicano de la Oficina Oval Donald Trump en el centro de todo el complot, agregó nuevos detalles y luego lo citaron, exigiendo testifica …

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-10-18). Reportan una inflación interanual de 8.9 % en Italia. telesurtv.net Los precios al consumidor en el país europeo aumentaron un 0.3 por ciento en un mes.

Staff (2022-10-18). No descuidar ninguna actividad en las labores de recuperación. cubadebate.cu El presidente del Consejo de Defensa Nacional, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, encabezó un nuevo encuentro de trabajo este lunes, desde el Palacio de la Revolución, para dar seguimiento a las labores de recuperación en los territorios afectados por el paso del huracán Ian.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-10-18). Presidente Maduro visita El Castaño tras afectación por lluvias. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento habían desplegados en la zona 300 efectivos de seguridad y se espera que durante la noche de este lunes lleguen a 1000.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-10-18). Karim Benzema y Alexia Putellas ganan el premio Balón de Oro. telesurtv.net Gavi ganó el trofeo Kopa al mejor jugador sub-21 por encima de los favoritos Camavinga, Musiala, Bellingham y Saka.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-18). Presidenta de Honduras propone modelo económico alternativo. telesurtv.net La dignataria llamó a revisar los tratados de libre comercio y la especulación financiera, que ponen en riesgo la democracia.

TeleSUR, odr, MER (2022-10-18). Colombia declara cumbia tradicional del Caribe como patrimonio nacional. telesurtv.net La decisión fue tomada durante la sexta sesión del año del Consejo Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural.

TeleSUR, jaa, JDO (2022-10-18). ONU insta a trabajar para erradicar la pobreza. telesurtv.net "Este día debe ser una llamada de atención para una acción global urgente para relegar la pobreza a las páginas de la historia", expresó António Guterres.

Staff (2022-10-18). Heavy Rains in Venezuela: Flash Flood Wreaks Havoc in Maracay, 3 Dead (+President Maduro Visits the Area). orinocotribune.com Caracas, October 17, 2022 ( Las Delicias, a mostly wealthy neighborhood in the north of Maracay, was heavily affected by the flash floods. These events have increased fear among Venezuelans, as torrential rain…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-10-18). Railroad workers say nationalization of rails is what democracy looks like. peoplesworld.org LAS VEGAS—For the first time in slightly more than 100 years Railroad Workers United, is demanding public ownership of railroad infrastructure in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Then, railroads "would be operated in the public interest," it says. Unlike the major media in the U.S. which tries to divorce the threat to democracy from the …

_____ (2022-10-17). Victory In Detroit Will Breathe Lawsuit Against The City Of Detroit. popularresistance.org Detroit, Michigan – Today, Detroit Will Breathe and individual plaintiffs have accepted a historic offer of judgment extended by the City of Detroit that includes over 1 million dollars — $5,000 awarded directly to the organization, with the remainder divided amongst the plaintiffs. This offer of judgment resolves the case in our favor and means that the federal court will rule that the City of Detroit and the Detroit Police Department violated the constitutional rights of protestors during the George Floyd uprising of 2020. | Regardless of what the City might say, this judgment is a victory for the movemen…

_____ (2022-10-17). US Rehearses Dropping Nuclear Bombs In Europe. popularresistance.org On Monday, the NATO military alliance will hold a training exercise, known as Steadfast Noon, in which US B-52 bombers and F-16 fighters will simulate dropping atomic bombs over Europe amid a deepening nuclear standoff with Russia. | The training exercise comes just ten days after US President Joe Biden warned of a nuclear "apocalypse," saying the risk of nuclear war is the greatest since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. | "This is the exercise that practices NATO's nuclear strike mission with dual-capable aircraft and the B61 tactical nuclear bombs the US deploys in Europe," wrote Hans Kristensen of the Federat…

_____ (2022-10-17). BAP Opposes Biden Administration's Security Council Resolution On Haiti. popularresistance.org The Black Alliance for Peace emphatically opposes the Biden administration's draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council to call for the immediate deployment of a "multinational rapid action force" to Haiti. We have specifically asked two permanent members of the Security Council – the representatives of the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation – to veto this resolution. | Western nations, led by the United States, and supported by Canada, the Dominican Republic, and the Caribbean Community, among others, are at the forefront of the push for another foreign military intervention in Ha…

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-17). EU Warns Iran of More Sanctions Over Alleged Arms Supplies for Russia. news.antiwar.com EU ministers on Monday agreed to sanction Iranian officials over their alleged roles in cracking down on protesters inside Iran and warned of more potential sanctions if they can prove Tehran has provided Russia with drones for its war effort. Ukraine's capital and other areas in the country were struck by Russian kamikaze drones known …

Anonymous103 (2022-10-17). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On October 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous765 (2022-10-17). Ukrainian Air Defences Lose Another Battle Against Russian UAVs. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-17). EU Approves Program to Train Thousands of Ukrainian Troops in Europe. news.antiwar.com The EU on Monday announced that it The training mission's initial goal will be to train 15,000 Ukrainian troops. The mission's headquarters will be based in Brussels, but the bulk of the training is expected to take place in Germany in Poland. | The training mission's budget will be about $107 million and it will be overseen by a French naval offi…

Staff (2022-10-17). VIDEO: Moment when suicide drone hits building in Kyiv. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Footage shows the moment when a suicide drone hit a building in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Four explosions rocked central Kyiv on Monday morning, city mayor Vitaly Klichko reported.

Staff (2022-10-17). 100 terrorists killed in Russian Aerospace Forces attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Russian Aerospace Forces struck a training camp and a command post of militants in the northwest of Syria, killing up to 100 terrorists.

____ (2022-10-17). Sparing no effort to ensure China's grain security. ecns.cn As the world embraces the 42nd World Food Day, China, the world's most populous country, is making every effort to ensure grain supply amid growing uncertainties in global food security.

____ (2022-10-17). Italian astronaut quotes Chinese literature while flying over China. ecns.cn

____ (2022-10-17). 20th CPC National Congress delegates witness big changes in past decade. ecns.cn The past decade has seen notable changes in various fields across the country, according to delegates to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), who spoke to the media on Sunday.

____ (2022-10-17). China has stronger capability of ensuring food security: official. ecns.cn China has been improving its capability of ensuring food security over the past decade, with higher annual grain output and stable market operation, an official said Monday.

____ (2022-10-17). China stopped LNG exports to Europe: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Beijing has reportedly told state-owned natural gas importers to halt resales of cargoes to buyers in Europe and Asia, to make sure China has enough supply for domestic needs this winter.

Rqorinoco (2022-10-17). The BBC-to-NATO Pipeline: How the British State Broadcaster Serves the Powerful. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Oct 6, 2022 | The death of Queen Elizabeth II, where the BBC dropped programming to run endless, wall-to-wall coverage, has underlined the fact to many Britons that the network is far from impartial, but the voice of the state. | The BBC website draped itself in black, printing

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-17). El Salvador reabre caso de periodistas asesinados en 1982. telesurtv.net El Salvador también ha solicitado a EE.UU. la extradición del coronel Mario Reyes Mena, otro sospechoso en el caso que se cree es el principal responsable de los asesinatos.

Staff (2022-10-17). Iran hopes EU adopts reasonable behavior, policy towards it. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Referring to the European Union's attempt to impose sanctions against Iran, the Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed hope that the Union adopts reasonable behavior and policy towards Iran.

____ (2022-10-17). Tulsi Gabbard Dares to Challenge Washington's War Machine. transcend.org 13 Oct 2022 – Tulsi Gabbard's rapid transformation from rising Democratic star to demonized outcast–culminating this week with her decision to leave the party–has exposed the one thing on which every powerful person in Washington agree: war is good. The former presidential candidate has shown that opposing regime-change policies is the one taboo that the ruling class will not tolerate.

____ (2022-10-17). War through the Media and the Role of Journalism. transcend.org 16 Oct 2022 – From a journalist who covered wars for 30 years in Latin America, the Balkans, the Middle East and Asia, the book "Truth Is Bombed: Media and War through the Eyes of a War Correspondent" is the result of a long-term research on the role of powerful news organizations in the coverage of armed conflicts, fake news, propaganda and censorship in the major wars from the 19th to the 21st century.

Dana Sanchez (2022-10-17). 'No Bookings At All': Is Airbnb Over? Did Greed And Prices Take Things Too Far? moguldom.com Short-term home rental marketplace Airbnb claims to have had its most profitable second quarter ever in 2022, but overall airline and lodging bookings showed some deceleration in September, setting off a debate on Twitter as to whether Airbnb is done. According to credit and debit card information from Bank of America, recent trends suggest that …

Julia Rock (2022-10-17). Ted Budd Aided Donors Trying To Bypass Predatory Lending Laws. levernews.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-17). Haiti: An Exploited, Oppressed and Misunderstood Country. libya360.wordpress.com Choron Yasmel American political analyst Danny Shaw offered his perspective on the crisis in which Haiti is stagnant for more than a year and about how susceptible the neighboring nation is to a foreign military intervention. During an interview with journalists from Listín Diario, the professor at New York Public University also defined the socio-political challenges of Latin America and…

____ (2022-10-17). Why the US Imprisoned Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. transcend.org

____ (2022-10-17). US sends trucks carrying stolen wheat, oil from Syria to Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — The United States sent 65 trucks carrying stolen Syrian oil and wheat from Al-Hasakah region in northeastern Syria to northern Iraq on Monday evening.

WSWS (2022-10-17). Independent Task Force on COVID-19 calls for urgent action to combat emerging diseases. wsws.org The peer-reviewed report highlighted the dangers of future emerging infectious diseases and the need for comprehensive international collaboration to prevent further zoonotic spillovers.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-10-17). Bomb explosion in Mali kills 2 UN peacekeepers, injures 4. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — The United Nations has said a mine blast in Mali has killed two UN peacekeepers and injured 4 more.

____ (2022-10-17). Maonan women innovate traditional hat weaving patterns. ecns.cn The bamboo hats are considered a symbol of happiness and a gift to the beloved in Maonan ethnic group.

WSWS (2022-10-17). Tom Henehan: A revolutionary life. wsws.org Yesterday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Tom Henehan, a member of the Political Committee of the Workers League—the predecessor of the Socialist Equality Party in the US. We are republishing here a tribute delivered by David North at a meeting in 1997.

WSWS (2022-10-17). "Everybody believes that Daimler has the union in their pocket": Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president wins support on Ray Curry's home turf in North Carolina. wsws.org Workers at Daimler Freightliner plants in North Carolina expressed strong support for rank-and-file autoworker Will Lehman's campaign for UAW President to abolish the union bureaucracy, put power back in the hands of the rank and file and unite workers internationally.

WSWS (2022-10-17). Australian teachers detail impact of school staffing shortages in inquiry submissions. wsws.org "Put simply, my colleagues and I find ourselves in an ever deepening workplace crisis … I have grave concerns for the future of our fine public education system and the profession I love."

____ (2022-10-17). Iran: The Evolving Symbols of Protest. transcend.org 14 Oct 2022 – The themes of the protests are shifting from the restrictions on women to the clerical regime itself. Ayatollah Khamenei is aged and not well. There is no obvious replacement should he die. The situation in Iran merits to be watched closely.

Paulo Cabral (2022-10-17). Curitiba: Brazil's leading city for sustainable development. america.cgtn.com See how Curitiba became the most sustainable city in Brazil.

____ (2022-10-17). Italian astronaut who quotes Chinese prose returns to Earth. ecns.cn Samantha Cristoforetti, the first Italian female astronaut in space returns to the Earth at the Cologne-Bonn airport at the European Astronaut Center (EAC), near Cologne, Germany, October 15, 2022.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-10-17). Why Venezuela's role in Colombia's peace talks could become a problem. colombiareports.com Colombia's President Gustavo Petro is taking a major risk by resuming peace talks with ELN guerrillas in Venezuela. Petro's peace commissioner Danilo Rueda announced earlier this month that the neighboring…

Piers Armstrong (2022-10-17). 'Never-Ending Youth': A poetic novel or an essayistic memoir? peoplesworld.org Never-Ending Youth is a 2017 novel by the Brazilian journalist Urariano Mota, active in the clandestine Communist Party of Brazil during the harshest period of the country's military dictatorship from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. The novel is set in Recife, capital of Pernambuco state and a major city of Brazil's Northeast, a …

TeleSUR, gao, JCM (2022-10-17). Aumenta a 43 la cifra de decesos por cólera en Siria. telesurtv.net Las localidades con mayores casos reportados son Alepo, Deir Ezzor y Hasakeh, según el Ministerio de Salud de Siria.

Staff (2022-10-17). El equipo de Ancelotti gana el clásico ante un Baràßa arruinado por su defensa. cubadebate.cu El informe forense del partido revelará con claridad que el Baràßa murió por falta de intensidad defensiva y el Madrid ganó por inteligencia táctica y pegada. También porque aún no hay centrocampistas que les tosan a Modric y Kroos. El alemán fue el jefe del Clásico. Se jugó a lo que quiso él.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-10-17). Vicepresidenta de Venezuela evalúa recuperación de Las Tejerías. telesurtv.net Constató la marcha de los trabajos de reconstrucción en compañía del embajador de Portugal en Venezuela, João Pedro de Vasconcelos Fins do Lago.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-17). Tiroteo en universidad de Virginia, EE.UU., deja ocho heridos. telesurtv.net Todas las víctimas sufrieron heridas de bala que no pusieron en peligro sus vidas, según la policía.

TeleSUR -him, JCM (2022-10-17). øQué hacer para erradicar la pobreza que azota al mundo? telesurtv.net Crear fuentes de empleo dignas, tanto agrícolas como no agrícolas para la población de ambos sexos, incluidos los jóvenes, contribuiría a disminuir la pobreza.

Staff (2022-10-17). Roof slab of a building collapses in Old Havana. en.cubadebate.cu At 7: 10 a.m. This Monday a roof slab collapsed in a room of the building located at Sol No.466 between Egido and Villegas, in Old Havana, which caused the death of a girl. The detached element in the three-story building affected the lower room, reports journalist Daniela Gutiérrez, from Canal Habana. Immediately, local and provincial authorities moved to the scene along with firefighters, ambulance and the Ministry of the Interior. The follow-up of the actions carried out at the scene of the events continues and the population will be informed in a timely manner. | Los extractos son resúmenes opcionales de tu co…

Staff (2022-10-17). Sistema de Naciones Unidas dona planta potabilizadora de agua para damnificados del huracán Ian en Pinar del Río. cubadebate.cu Este equipo móvil será trasladado a Pinar del Río para atender las necesidades urgentes de agua y saneamiento de la población más afectada por el paso del huracán Ian y permitirá a las autoridades del país poder desplazarla para llevar hasta 15 000 litros de agua tratada por día hacia las comunidades que más lo necesitan.

____ (2022-10-17). (Português) Eleiàßàµes no Brasil: Tensà£o na reta final. E o day after? transcend.org 15 outubro 2022 – Texto analítico de Jean Marc com os vários cenários possíveis face à eleiàßà£o no dia 30 de outubro e nos tempos subsequentes. Vale estar atentos, pois se trata de nossa sobrevivência como naàßà£o civilizada e sem os ódios e mentiras que marcaram o governo atual. — L. Boff…

____ (2022-10-17). (Italiano) Va' a dire agli affamati che i loro alimenti li si stanno buttando nei rifiuti! transcend.org Questi sono fatti, non supposizioni: circa 1.300 milioni di tonnellate di alimenti vanno sprecati e persi… ogni singolo anno, l'equivalente di oltre una tonnellata per ciascuno del miliardo di affamati, molti dei quali sono quelli che li hanno prodotti.

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