Daily Archives: November 18, 2022

2022-11-18: News Headlines

Staff (2022-11-18). Earning its NATO spurs: Finland provides 10th, largest shipment of arms to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineNovember 17, 2022 Finland to provide Ukraine with military assistance worth EUR 55 mln Finland will provide Ukraine with another package of military assistance, which will be a record volume for the Finnish side…. "The President of the Republic decided on the matter on 17 November 2022 on the proposal of the Government," the country's …

Staff (2022-11-18). NATO: the future of global warfare is female. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATONovember 15, 2022 Women, Peace and Security in Professional Military Education On 15 November 2022, the Canadian Defence Academy, in partnership with the Swedish Defence University and the George C. Marshall Centre, hosted an event at NATO HQ, dedicated to Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in the Professional Military Education. This event was organised under …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-18). Report: US Told Ukraine to Tread Carefully After Missile Hit Poland. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's reaction to the missile that hit Poland and killed two people led the Biden administration to warn his government to "tread carefully," sources told CNN. The US, NATO, and Poland have concluded that it was most likely a Ukrainian air defense missile that landed in Polish territory, but when the news …

____ (2022-11-18). U.S. reportedly running low on certain weapons to send to Ukraine. ecns.cn The United States is running low on some weapons and ammunition it has been sending to Ukraine amid the latter's military conflict with Russia, CNN reported Thursday.

Editor (2022-11-18). Corporate Weapons Heaven is Hell on Earth. scheerpost.com

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-11-18). Top Zelensky Advisor Threatens War With Iran. orinocotribune.com By Alexander Rubinstein Nov 12, 2022 | Mykhailo Podolyak, an advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has called for attacks inside Iran as the country's drones cause setbacks for the Ukrainian military. | On November 5, Mykhailo Podolyak, an advisor to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has advocated for military strikes on drone production sites located in Iran. President Zelensky echoed Podolyak's belligerent rhetoric the following day,

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). The U.S. Is Skeptical That Iran Has Developed Hypersonic Missile. southfront.org IMAGE: twitter.com/FarsNews_Agency/ | The United States is skeptical that Iran had developed a hypersonic ballistic missile, Sabrina Singh, a Pentagon spokesperson, told reporters on November 17. | Iran's semi-official

Fight Back (2022-11-18). Congressional progressives: Support for Ukraine military aid is a mistake. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating this November 16 statement from the MN Anti-War Committee. | The elections are over, and fortunately, the worst right-wing candidates did not prevail in most races. However, the Anti-War Committee remains concerned with the lack of meaningful debate over the Biden administration's policies that are fueling the war in Ukraine, with no end in sight and a growing risk of escalation. In the weeks leading up to Election Day, the Congressional Progressive Caucus issued a letter calling for a negotiated ceasefire in Ukraine. The letter was a small step, but in the right direction.

Brittani Banks (2022-11-18). The Waters Are Running Red in Africa's Great Lakes Region—A War Is Raging We Can't Ignore Any Longer. independentmediainstitute.org In early November, foreign ministers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Christophe Lutundula Apala Pen'Apala, and Rwanda, Vicent Biruta met in Luanda, Angola, to find a political solution to a conflict that has been ongoing in eastern DRC for decades. The foreign ministers agreed that the "peace roadmap" agreed to in a July meeting …

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Government Supporters Attack U.S. Forces With Stones In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Syrian Arab Army soldiers and supporters of the Damascus government confronted U.S. forces in Syria's northeastern region on two occasions in the last few days. | On November 16, a convoy of the U.S.-led coalition, made of up of six armored vehicles, was intercepted at an army checkpoint near the town of al-Bwaladiyah in the northern al-Hasakah countryside. | Syrian soldiers prevented the convoy from entering the town, while the locals attacked the armored vehicles with st…

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa BRICS Bloc Grows with U.S. Left Out. infobrics.org An economic bloc led by five emerging economies, including the United States' top two rivals, appears set to expand as Washington struggles to promote its global agenda beyond traditional allies and partners around the world…

Contributing Writers (2022-11-18). Italian Activists Against Anti-Russian Propaganda. marktaliano.net

____ (2022-11-18). Xi calls for building an Asia-Pacific of peace, stability. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for building an Asia-Pacific of peace and stability, highlighting the critical importance of mutual respect, solidarity and cooperation, and consultation among all parties for the greatest denominator when something comes up.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Trump-backed Kari Lake refuses to concede Arizona gubernatorial race. wsws.org In a video released on her Twitter account Thursday, Lake, a potential vice presidential candidate for Trump, vowed to pursue legal actions to "correct the many wrongs" from a "broken election system."

Editor (2022-11-18). Why Is AP Still Protecting the Source Behind Its False Russia-Bombed-Poland Story? scheerpost.com AP's source claimed Russian missiles hit Poland. This seemed calculated to set off a frenzy and trigger NATO articles to create a wider war. Why won't the AP tell us who the falsifying source is?

Staff (2022-11-18). NATO "coordinates credible combat credibility" with five carrier strike groups. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The U.S. carrier strike groups each have three or four interceptor missile warships attached to them. American "missile defense" destroyers and cruisers are assigned to other NATO members' carrier strike groups as well. ==== NATOSupreme Headquarters Allied Powers EuropeNovember 17, 2022 Five Allied Carrier Strike Groups patrol waters in NATO's area of operations Five Allied …

Staff (2022-11-18). 30-nation NATO war council mulls Ukraine, "warfare development initiatives," "military warfighting capabilities" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Command TransformationNovember 17, 2022 Defence Counsellors Discuss Multi-Domain Operations, NATO 2030, Ukraine Defence Counsellors from NATO Nations visited the Headquarters of NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General Philippe Lavigne, on November 15th to discuss warfare development initiatives carried out by Allied Command Transformation in order to create military warfighting capabilities — today and in …

Staff (2022-11-18). NATO pushes to consolidate control of Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geNovember 18, 2022 Georgian, Romanian defence ministers discuss cooperation, security matters Security challenges of the Black Sea region and the importance of developing partnership between the countries of the region were discussed on Friday in a meeting between Georgian defence minister Juansher Burchuladze and his Romanian counterpart Angel TàÆlvƒÉr. The meeting between the two ministers …

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Poland and the Baltics plan to drag NATO into Ukrainian conflict — American military expert. infobrics.org According to experts, Poland and Baltics are looking for "any excuse" to involve NATO in the conflict.

Staff (2022-11-18). Anuncian sitios de entrenamientos y juegos de exhibición para Clásico Mundial. cubadebate.cu La oficina del comisionado de las Grandes Ligas (MLB) anunció los lugares de entrenamientos y el calendario de juegos de exhibición que agotarán las selecciones que participarán en la porción americana del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol del 2023. La quinta edición del mayor campeonato de naciones se jugará del 8 al 21 de marzo con la participación de selecciones de 20 países.

WSWS (2022-11-18). The fight against war and the global expansion of the ICFI. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Ula≈ü Ate≈üàßi to the Sixth National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), held from September 24 to 27, 2022.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Pelosi retires as House Democratic leader after narrow election defeat. wsws.org The 82-year-old San Francisco congresswoman was a proven defender of American imperialism and the interests of corporate America.

Nilàºfer Koàß (2022-11-18). Video: Kurdistan National Congress' Nilàºfer Koàß answers questions on Ukraine, Iran and Rojava. greenleft.org.au Nilàºfer Koàß, spokesperson for the Commission on Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan National Congress, spoke at the Brisbane session of Ecosocialism 2022. In the Q&A after her presentation, she answered questions on Ukraine, Iran and Rojava.

Igor Derysh (2022-11-18). Lauren Boebert Declares Herself Winner of Election as It Heads to Recount. truthout.org Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., on Thursday declared herself the winner of her congressional race even though the election is still too close to call. | Boebert has been locked in a The ra…

Staff (2022-11-18). Germany weapons trade-off with Eastern European nations prolongs Ukraine war. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Breaking DefenseNovember 17, 2022 With Slovakian deal, Germany expands three-way 'Ringtausch' dance to arm UkraineUnder the Ringtausch program, Germany has sent newer equipment to Slovakia, Greece, Slovenia and the Czech Republic, with those countries shifting older gear to Ukraine The Germans have a specific word for an exchange between at least three parties: "Ringtausch." So …

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Ukrainian Mykola USV Attacked Russian Oil & Gas Terminal In Black Sea. southfront.org The night before, the naval drone of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reportedly attacked the Sheskharis oil and gas terminal in the Black Sea. | The attack took place on the night of Friday, November 18, near Russian city of Novorossiysk. According to the local experts, the oil terminal was slightly damaged, the attack did not affect the performance of the systems. The Sheskharis transshipment complex loads oil from the fields in Russia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan for shipment abroad. | The wrecka…

Staff (2022-11-18). Georgian PM: U.S.-controlled "opposition" pushed for coup, second front with Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geNovember 18, 2022 Georgian PM alleges Ukrainian officials "openly campaigned" for "second front" of war in Georgia Georgian prime minister Irakli Garibashvili on Friday said representatives of the Ukrainian government had "openly campaigned" for involvement of Georgia in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine following the launch of the Russian invasion in February. Speaking …

Infobrics (2022-11-18). How are FTX crypto exchange, DNC corruption and 'Ukraine aid' connected. infobrics.org Fox News political commentator Jesse Watters thinks the evidence, although not conclusive at the moment, cannot be ignored and that the DNC's motives to send billions of dollars to the Kiev regime are not so altruistic after all.

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Russian Military Tricked Ukrainian Air Defenses With Soviet Cruise Missiles Converted To Decoys. southfront.org An of a Kh-55 cruise missile. Via deagel.com | The Russian military has converted ageing Soviet-made Kh-55 cruise missiles to decoys to test and trick Ukrainian air defenses. | The basic version of the Kh-55, which was produced in the 1980s and has a range of up to 2, 0 kilometers, was apparently selected for the use as decoys. For this propose, the active warhead was replaced with an inert one that was designed for use in tests and exercises. | At least one Kh-55 decoy was used durin…

Staff (2022-11-18). Videos from Finland: U.S. troops rehearse for war on Russian border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com On November 5, 2022, in Niinisalo, Finland, soldiers from the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division operationally directed by the 1st Infantry Division 1 ID participate in Operation Hammer 22. By offering soldiers the chance to pick up new abilities that boost overmatch and lethality, Operation Hammer 22 …

____ (2022-11-18). Fire kills 7 in Russia's Bashkortostan Republic. ecns.cn A fire in a private residential building killed seven people in the Sterlitamak district of Russia's Bashkortostan Republic on early Friday, Russian's state news agency TASS reported.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Three death row prisoners executed over two days in the US. wsws.org The cases of the three individuals being given the ultimate, irrevocable penalty bear all the hallmarks of capital punishment in America, in which questions of legality and humanity are jettisoned in the interest of retribution and barbarism.

____ (2022-11-18). Xi calls for solidarity to build Asia-Pacific community with shared future. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed the need to follow the spirit of the Asia-Pacific family, look after one another like passengers in the same boat, and steadily move toward an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future.

____ (2022-11-18). Webb telescope captures stunning protostar 'Hourglass' in space. ecns.cn NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has revealed the once-hidden features of the protostar within the dark cloud L1527, providing insight into the beginnings of a new star.

Jake Johnson (2022-11-18). Twitter Verges on Collapse as Workers Quit in Revolt Against 'Notorious Union-Buster' Elon Musk. commondreams.org "One anti-worker, union-busting, sniveling, sack o' shit billionaire is casually torpedoing the livelihoods of thousands of precarious media workers in the name of 'free speech,'" tweeted a labor journalist.

Oakland Privacy (2022-11-18). Wednesday 12/7: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info.

Kenny Stancil (2022-11-18). Huge Methane Leak in Pennsylvania Sparks Fresh Call for Fracking Ban. commondreams.org "Methane is a scourge wherever people drill for oil and gas, and leaks are an inevitable byproduct," said one environmental advocate.

_____ (2022-11-18). Bolivia's Right-Wing Orchestrates A Civil Strike. popularresistance.org In the last 21 days former coup leader and current governor of the Department of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camach, has been allowed "to carry out a coup d'état in the city of Santa Cruz," in the words of Pedro Damián Dorado, vice president of the association of municipalities of the department by the same name. Constant media misinformation is the glue that holds together Camacho's base, which can be counted in the nearly 230,000, mostly middle-class people who turned out for his latest political meeting. In late October, Camacho launched the shutdown of the city for the foreseeable future. It is Bolivia's larges…

It's Going Down (2022-11-18). Camp Resolution Pushes Back Against Proposed Mass Eviction in Sacramento. itsgoingdown.org Around residents of a self-organized encampment known as Camp Resolution, which has been occupied since late September of this year, are now celebrating after the Sacramento City Council was pushed to pass a unanimous vote against a sweep by police, leading to a pause in a scheduled mass eviction. While the future of the…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-18). The 'Garden Versus Jungle' Worldview of the EU's Top Diplomat Is Not Only Racist, It's Delusional. orinocotribune.com By Graham Hryce Nov 13, 2022 | Josep Borrell's neocolonial comparison fails to notice the West's decline, caused by elites like him | Josep Borrell, the European Union's foreign policy and security chief, gave an important speech to the European Diplomatic Academy in Bruges, Belgium in mid-October. | Being amongst fellow members of the global elites, Borrell felt able to set out his views on the relationship between Europe and the West and other nations with an unusual degree of honesty and candour. | "Europe is a garden" declared Borrell. "We have built a garden. Everything works. It is the best combinatio…

_____ (2022-11-18). Japan plans to buy "Tomahawks" journal-neo.org

Infobrics (2022-11-18). What Will Brazil's Foreign Policy Look Like Under Lula. infobrics.org Bolsonaro's policies threw Brazil into a position of unprecedented diplomatic isolation…

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Chinese Team Wins Big in BRICS Skills Tourney. infobrics.org The Chinese team won 79 medals at the 2022 BRICS Skills Competition in Xiamen, Fujian province, ranking first among all involved delegations…

Fight Back (2022-11-18). Texas: Students at UT Austin protest against 'Don't Say Gay' bill. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX — On Tuesday evening, November 1, a small group of students from the Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapter gathered in front of the Perry Castañeda Library at University of Texas at Austin campus to protest against the national "Don't Say Gay" bill. | The protest was organized as a part of the SDS national week of action against the Stop the Sexualization of Children Act (commonly referred to as the national "Don't Say Gay" Bill), which was introduced by Republicans in October. The bill would prevent teachers from discussing LGBTQ topics and issues in their classrooms, essentiall…

Fight Back (2022-11-18). Tampa Bay students protest national 'Don't Say Gay' bill. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On November 15, 20 students, led by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society, gathered in front of the University of South Florida Library in a show of protest against HR 9197, the national Stop the Sexualization of Children Act, more commonly known as the "Don't Say Gay" bill. | This bill aims to ban public funding for and impose penalties on schools and entities that promote events and literature about gender identity, LGBTQ+ issues, sexuality, gender dysphoria, trans people, and the history of the gay or trans movements for children below the age of ten. Following the example of the Don&#03…

Fight Back (2022-11-18). Minneapolis: Police murder of Jamar Clark marked by family, community. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Seven years after the police murder of Jamar Clark, family members and community commemorated his life with a car caravan and rally in North Minneapolis, November 12. Organizers stated, "Each year we gather to celebrate Jamar's life and galvanize the community to fight for lasting change. Despite promises from Mayor Frey and MPD police chiefs, little has changed; the Minneapolis Police Department continues to prove, through the murders of Amir Locke and Tekle Sundberg , why TCC4J and community members call for a Civilian Police Accountability Commission." | They assembled outside Patrick Henry H…

Angela (2022-11-18). Saturday 11/19: Free Virtual Screening of the Film "Occupied Palestine" directed by David Koff. indybay.org

____ (2022-11-18). Chinese giant pandas meet the public ahead of World Cup in Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas Jing Jing and Si Hai from China made their first public appearance on Thursday at the Panda House at Al Khor Park in Doha ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

____ (2022-11-18). Nanning launches 4 new air routes to ASEAN countries. ecns.cn Nanning Wuxu International Airport in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has launched another four international routes to Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh, Bangkok and Singapore, covering major ASEAN destinations.

____ (2022-11-18). World Health Forum 2022 hosted by Tsinghua University opens. ecns.cn The World Health Forum 2022 (WHF 2022) that focuses on reducing inequalities and "leaving no one behind" in healthcare systems opened on Friday.

____ (2022-11-18). Giant panda Tuan Tuan suffers 4 seizures: Taipei Zoo. ecns.cn Giant panda Tuan Tuan gifted by the Chinese mainland to Taiwan in 2008 suffered four seizures starting 4: 41 p.m. on Thursday, said Taipei Zoo on Friday.

____ (2022-11-18). APEC to deepen regional ties. ecns.cn Xi's attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting demonstrates that China will voice its message and contribute its wisdom in promoting the development of the regional organization, improving global governance and bolstering world economic recovery.

____ (2022-11-18). Reputation of China's universities rises steadily. ecns.cn China continues its climb up the global university reputation rankings, with Tsinghua University leading the way by rising to ninth place from 10th last year, becoming the highest-placed Asian institution, according to a recent report.

____ (2022-11-18). President Xi urges Asia-Pacific integration. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific region is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contests, and he called for advancing regional economic integration and building an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future.

____ (2022-11-18). APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting kicks off with focus on sustainable growth. ecns.cn Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies started their annual meeting on Friday to pursue balanced, inclusive and sustainable growth across the region and beyond.

____ (2022-11-18). China to advance broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, Xi says. ecns.cn China will advance a broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, follow the Chinese path to modernization, and put in place new systems for a higher-standard open economy.

____ (2022-11-18). Xi Focus: Development and unity — China's proposals at G20, APEC envision shared future. ecns.cn With the world finding itself in a time of many challenges, China has pledged to promote peace and development and to build a human community with a shared future.

____ (2022-11-18). China considers holding 3rd Belt and Road Forum for Int'l Cooperation, says Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that Beijing is to consider holding the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation next year to give…

____ (2022-11-18). Xi calls for promoting prosperity for all in Asia-Pacific. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday stressed the need to make sure that development is for the people and by the people, and that its fruits are shared among the people, calling for efforts to promote prosperity for all in the Asia-Pacific.

____ (2022-11-18). Xi calls for ensuring a clean, beautiful Asia-Pacific. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping called for efforts to ensure a clean and beautiful Asia-Pacific when addressing the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting on Friday.

____ (2022-11-18). Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, noting that China always views its relations with the Philippines from a strategic height.

____ (2022-11-18). Shenzhou XIV crew completes 3rd spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou XIV mission crew on board the Tiangong space station completed its third spacewalk on Thursday afternoon, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-18). Payouts lure workers back to Foxconn assembly plant. ecns.cn The Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, Henan province, hit by a recent spate of COVID-19 infections and workers leaving the site in October and the beginning of November, has welcomed a new wave of workers to meet production during its peak period, according to reports.

____ (2022-11-18). Chinese giant pandas meet public in Doha's first Panda House ahead of World Cup. ecns.cn With the 2022 Qatar World Cup just three days away, Doha's first ever Panda House officially opened to the public on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-18). Golden reed flowers add beauty to Bosten lake in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Golden reed flowers are in full bloom, adding beauty to Bosten Lake, China's largest inland freshwater lake, in Bohu County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Nov. 15, 2022.

____ (2022-11-18). Doha gears up for FIFA World Cup 2022. ecns.cn Photo taken on Nov. 17, 2022 shows the exterior view of Khalifa International Stadium, which will host 8 matches during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in Doha, Qatar.

____ (2022-11-18). Bangkok – host city for 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. ecns.cn The 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting will held in Bangkok from Nov. 18 to 19.

____ (2022-11-18). (100 great changes) Chinese medical workers provide global aid. ecns.cn This team has crossed continents and oceans to contribute China's strength to the health and well-being of people around the world.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-11-18). Imperial and Germany's TUM to develop new technologies to fight global pollution. imperial.ac.uk Imperial and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany have launched a partnership to develop new technologies to tackle global pollution.

INDYRADIO (2022-11-18). Whistleblower Upends Berkeley Police. indybay.org "Despite these severe allegations, City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley concluded | that the City Council should still confirm Interim Chief Louis tomorrow." | – Nathan Mizell of the Berkeley Police Accountability Board, 14nov22…

Jim McMahan (2022-11-18). Seattle human service workers demand improved wages, services. workers.org Seattle Unionized Seattle human services workers rallied at City Hall Plaza Nov. 8 to demand wage increases and better services for the homeless. With the rising cost of living, austerity has forced many of these workers, stuck with low wages, to quit, leaving 300 vacant positions for homeless services. Seattle . . . |

Kerry Smith (2022-11-18). Vigil to call on Labor to drop racist refugee policy. greenleft.org.au Activists are set to protest Labor's cruel immigration policy of keeping refugees in limbo. Kerry Smith reports.

Lorraine Liriano Chávez (2022-11-18). 'Puerto Rico Not for Sale!'. workers.org At the Halloween Parade in New York City this year, the Puerto Rico Is Not For Sale campaign decided to take an audience that normally has little to no information about Puerto Rico by surprise, by educating them on the terrors of U.S. colonialism. The contingent marched in the parade . . . |

Stephanie Hedgecoke (2022-11-18). Leonard Peltier's Walk to Justice rallies in D.C. for clemency. workers.org March to Justice in Washington, D.C., Nov. 13. The Leonard Peltier's Walk to Justice marched over 1,100 miles from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C. — a march to demand President Joe Biden release 78-year-old Indigenous political prisoner and Native elder Leonard Peltier. On Nov. 13, marchers and supporters marched to the . . . |

Toward increased Networking (2022-11-18). Online events w) Nikole Hannah-Jones, Medea Benjamin, Jeremy Lent, Naomi Klein, and others. indybay.org Here are about 14 online events taking place over the next 2 weeks (and starting at 4: 00 pm today (Thursday, 11/17), featuring people such as adrienne maree brown, Susan Raffo, Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Cornel West, Prachi Patankar, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Medea Benjamin, Dean Spade, Mariana Mazzucato, Jeremy Lent, Greta Thunberg, Naomi Klein, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Floods once again devastate Australia's most populous state. wsws.org As they have done with the coronavirus pandemic, Australian governments have left flood devastated residents to fend for themselves.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Australian workers support online rank-and-file public meeting to fight government removal of COVID-19 safety measures. wsws.org "The reason you have to come to this meeting is that it is not just for doctors, or nurses, or wardsman, or postmen. It's for everyone. Without unity, we have nothing." — Medical specialist…

WSWS (2022-11-18). US hospitals are closing as demand for care increases. wsws.org Hospitals' increased expenses and financial losses threaten patients' access to health care and reflect the broader social crisis.

WSWS (2022-11-18). UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman visits HarperCollins picket lines. wsws.org Lehman's fight for workers to take direct control of their struggle comes at a critical point in the strike of 2 UAW publishing workers in New York City.

WSWS (2022-11-18). IG Metall moves toward sellout of metal and electrical industry workers. wsws.org While putting on a "militant" front behind closed doors, IG Metall is negotiating a foul sell-out of nearly 4 million workers in the metal and electrical industries.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Will Lehman sues UAW and Monitor in federal court to guarantee workers' right to vote in election. wsws.org On Thursday, rank-and-file UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman sued the UAW and the court-appointed Monitor to extend the deadline to vote in the first-ever direct elections for UAW leadership and force action that will actually notify the membership that an election is taking place.

WSWS (2022-11-18). The disastrous implications of lifting Zero-COVID in China. wsws.org The objective laws of viral transmission mean that any shift away from a Zero-COVID elimination strategy carries with it the potential for the situation to quickly spiral out of control.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Evictions in Detroit return to pre-pandemic levels. wsws.org A study conducted by Poverty Solutions, a University of Michigan research organization, shows that the number of impoverished working class families in Detroit being evicted have returned to rates that existed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Detroit autoworkers support lawsuit to extend deadline on UAW election. wsws.org Workers at the Stellantis (Chrysler) Warren Truck Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit expressed their support for the lawsuit filed by UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman to guarantee the right of members to vote.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Australian wages data shows historic cut to working-class living standards. wsws.org Wages rose by less than half the official inflation rate over the past year—the greatest decline on record.

WSWS (2022-11-18). As fallout from crypto collapse spreads, concerns grow over financial stability. wsws.org The full extent of the fallout from the collapse of FTX has yet to be determined but other firms are certain to go under because of the extent of Sam Bankman-Fried's Ponzi scheme operations.

WSWS (2022-11-18). "It's literally nationwide, and we really have to stand with each other": Striking New School part-time faculty speak out on the picket line. wsws.org The current strike by over 1,600 part-time faculty at The New School in New York City is winning wide support from workers and students throughout the city and across the country.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Sri Lanka: Glenugie Estate workers return after union betrays strike. wsws.org Tea plantation workers at Glenugie and elsewhere must prepare for a united struggle to defend their wages and basic rights by building workers' action committees, independent of the unions.

Anonymous103 (2022-11-18). Gulf Of Oman False Flag — Following The 2019 Script. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Central Syria: ISIS Terrorists Kill Or Wound Five Pro-Government Fighters In Two Separate Attacks. southfront.org . | On November 17, ISIS cells in Syria's central region killed or wounded five pro-government fighters in two separate attacks. | In the southeastern countryside of Raqqa, the terrorists ambushed a convoy of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Military Intelligence Directorate (MID) near the town of al- Sabkhah. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that an SAA soldier was killed. An army officer and another from the MID were also wounded. | At around the same time in…

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Rocket Attack Hits U.S. Base In Northeastern Syria Few Days After Deadly Israeli Airstrikes. southfront.org . (Credit: U.S. Army) | Late on November 17, an indirect fire attack targeted the U.S.-led coalition's Green Village base in the northeastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor. | In a statement, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said that several rockets hit the base, which is located within al-Omar oil fields in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor. According to the command, the attack didn't result in any casualties or material losses. U.S. forces in northeastern Syria are now investigating the attack."

Editor (2022-11-18). How Same-Sex Marriage Gained Bipartisan Support. scheerpost.com The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin— thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn't the partisan issue it once was.

Editor (2022-11-18). Israeli Obstruction of the Abu Akleh Investigation Should End the 'Special Relationship'. scheerpost.com Although a US investigation into Shireen Abu Akleh's murder will unlikely lead to accountability, Israel's refusal to cooperate should raise questions about the US/Israeli relationship.

Editor (2022-11-18). Joel Beinin: Israel's Elections Spell More of the Same for the Country, Only With an Even Uglier Face. scheerpost.com Historian Joel Beinin uses his personal experiences to paint a picture of Israel, past and present, as a country and an idea.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran dismisses US Navy claim on sending rocket fuel to Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations denied the claim of the spokesman of the US Fifth Fleet in the Persian Gulf region that Iran sent rocket fuel to Yemen.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Resolution could affect Iran's cooperation with IAEA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — Iran's representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency said that the Western states would get nowhere with their resolution, warning that the resolution could affect Iran's cooperation with the agency.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US continues imposing sanctions on Iran-related firms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — In continuation of the anti-Iran campaign, the United States imposed sanctions on 13 companies based in China, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for alleged role in sale of Iranian oil and petrochemical products.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran strengthening cooperation with IAEA: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A Chinese envoy said on Thursday that putting pressure on Iran would not help solve its nuclear issue and would only backfire, especially when Iran is strengthening its cooperation with IAEA.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). North Korea test-fires ICBM with range to strike entire US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month that showed a potential ability to launch nuclear strikes on all of the US mainland.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran gov. sanctions French automakers: spokesman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian government and industry ministry have sanctioned French automakers for their behavior and will not allow them to put pressure on the Iranian car industry and market with sanctions.

John Tully (2022-11-18). Video: Inaugural Kobane Day lecture by Professor John Tully. greenleft.org.au Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament House.

Josh Pallas (2022-11-18). Video: NSW Civil Liberties Council president Josh Pallas — 'Fight for the right to protest as if our lives depended on it!'. greenleft.org.au NSW Civil Liberties Council president Josh Pallas gave a presentation on anti-protest laws and the right to protest at Ecosocialism 2022.

Mickey Z. (2022-11-18). Remember the Vaccine Scandal in Maryland? dissidentvoice.org Let's imagine a hypothetical scenario. What if there was a time when the general population was being relentlessly coerced into taking a particular drug? How would you know what to do? Where would you turn for the necessary context? Surely you wouldn't just take the shot without doing your homework… right? That would be irrational. …

Veronica Koman (2022-11-18). Video: Free West Papua with Veronica Koman and George Dimara. greenleft.org.au West Papuan activist George Dimara and Indonesian Human Rights lawyer and West Papua solidarity activist Veronica Koman spoke as part of Ecosocialism 2022.

Brian Shilhavy (2022-11-18). 48,817 Dead and 5,107,883 Injured Following COVID-19 Vaccines in European Database of Adverse Reactions. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-18). Wars Tend to Bury Facts: The Polish Missile Narrative. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-11-18). 1 in 5 Young Adults Dies from Excessive Alcohol Consumption. Alcohol Intake Skyrocketed During Pandemic. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2022-11-18). From the History of Global Politics and International Relations: The Clausewitzian Viewpoint of War. globalresearch.ca

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US sanctions on IRIB in violation of Iranian nation's rights. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — In a post on Twitter, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan'ani lambasted the United States for sanctioning Iranian national TV while letting anti-Iran TV channels wage propaganda warfare against the country.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran offers condolences to Palestinians on Jabalia camp fire. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman expressed his condolences to the Palestinian people over the deadly fire incident in the Jabalia camp in the north of the Gaza Strip.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Rioters seek to frustrate people with Islamic Establishment. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The temporary leader of this week's Friday Prayers in Tehran said that the recent riots in the country are orchestrated by foreign enemies with the aim of disappointing the people with the Islamic Republic.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). VIDEO: Funeral for Izeh martyrs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A large funeral was held for the 5 people who were martyred by terrorists in Izeh in Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran on Friday. It was reported on Friday that the terrorist were detained while trying to exit the country.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Executions rate in Saudi Arabia doubles this year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The media have revealed that the number of executions in Saudi Arabia in 2022 doubled as compared to the last year.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Death toll from gas tank explosion in Iraq rises to 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The death toll from a heating gas tank that exploded in a residential complex in northern Iraq has risen to 15, an civil defense official told media Friday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Funeral in Izeh for Wednesday's terrorist attack. en.mehrnews.com IZEH, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A large number of people held a funeral for the five people who became martyrs when terrorists opened fire on them during the recent riots in the city. The terrorists were reportedly captured while they sought to escape country.

F. William Engdahl (2022-11-18). Climate and the Money Trail. globalresearch.ca The very mega-billionaires behind the globalization of the world economy who have wreaked so much damage to our environment are the leading backers of the "grassroots" climate movement. Is it pangs of guilty conscience, or could it be a deeper agenda of the financialization of the very air we breathe and more?

Gavin OReilly (2022-11-18). Regime Change in Iran: Gulf of Oman False Flag, Following the 2019 Script? globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-11-18). US-Dollar Dominance vs. China's Yuan as an International Trading Currency. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-11-18). Covid Tyrannei: Offener Brief an den Schweizerischen Bundesrat. globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-18). "Preemptive Nuclear War": The Historic Battle for Peace and Democracy. A Third World War Threatens the Future of Humanity. globalresearch.ca US nuclear doctrine consists in portraying nuclear weapons as a means of "self defense" rather than a "weapon of mass destruction". There are powerful financial interests behind Joe Biden's $1.3 trillion nuclear weapons program initiated under Obama.

The Energy & Environmental Legal Institute (2022-11-18). The Rockefeller Way: The Family's Covert 'Climate Change' Plan. globalresearch.ca First published in December 2016, this article is of relevance to an understanding of the ongoing debate on Climate Change as well the Green New Deal, largely controlled by the financial establishment. The Rockefellers also play a key role in …

The Global Research Team (2022-11-18). "The Worldwide Corona Crisis, Global Coup d'Etat Against Humanity" by Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca My objective is to inform people worldwide and refute the official narrative which has been used as a justification to destabilize the economic and social fabric of entire countries, followed by the imposition of the "deadly" COVID-19 "vaccine". This crisis affects humanity in its entirety: almost 8 billion people.

Tom Ozimek (2022-11-18). Terrifying Vision of a "Digital Gulag": G20 Promotes WHO-Standardized Global Vaccine Passport and 'Digital Health' Identity Scheme. globalresearch.ca

Tia Brown (2022-11-18). Major Corporations and Institutions Are Helping to Build "Cop City" in Atlanta. truthout.org In 2021, LittleSis and Color of Change profiled Despite the United States spending upwards of $100 billion on policing each year, police foundations act as a backchannel for corporate and wealthy interests by funding policing even further, adding to already overinflated budgets without any requi…

Susan Kang (2022-11-18). After Midterms, Dems Have Opportunity to Curb Right-to-Work Laws. Will They? truthout.org In addition to members of the House of Representatives, Senate, governors and state legislators, there were many important ballot measures on the line for voters in

Jake Johnson (2022-11-18). Biden Administration Calls for Immunity for Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Case. truthout.org The Biden administration said in a U.S. federal court filing on Thursday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should be granted sovereign immunity in a civil case brought by the fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a stance that human rights advocates condemned as a betrayal of the president's vow to hold the Saudi leader accountable. | Lawyers for the U.S. Department of Justice wrote in the new

Simon Pirani (2022-11-18). Greenwashing Governments and Oil Companies Turned COP27 Into a Climate Disaster. truthout.org

Adam Johnson (2022-11-18). New York Times draws sweeping conclusions when reform district attorneys lose, ignores them entirely when they win. therealnews.com

Jon Greenaway (2022-11-18). What the hell is going on with the British Conservative Party? therealnews.com For anyone seeing the international news about the UK's currently-ruling Conservative Party, it can be difficult to follow just what the hell is going on. Prime Ministerial resignations have been followed by reshuffle upon reshuffle of the British government, and, after unceremoniously dumping the shortest-serving prime minister in British history out the back door, the UK government is facing an almost-unprecedented financial crisis, a seismic cost-of-living crisis, and a brand new prime minister all at once. | Any kind of successful internationalism depends upon understanding the situation accurately and hav…

Alan Macleod (2022-11-18). Call of Duty is a Government Psyop: These Documents Prove It. mintpressnews.com A closer inspection of Activision Blizzard's key staff and their connections to state power, as well as details gleaned from documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, reveal that Call of Duty is not a neutral first-person shooter but a carefully constructed piece of military propaganda, designed to advance the interests of the U.S. national security state.

Fight Back (2022-11-18). Milwaukee Alliance demands SOP for Milwaukee police transparency. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On November 15, members of the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression attended the Fire and Police Commission Policies and Standards Committee meeting. This meeting provided important updates regarding the ongoing work to create a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the public release of footage related to cases of misconduct from the Milwaukee Police Department. | After September's meeting, Fire and Police Commission (FPC) Executive Director Leon Todd, and Chair Ed Fallone communicated to the Milwaukee Alliance that they would be drafting their own SOP to compare to the po…

Arielle Swernoff (2022-11-18). Faith Leaders, Zombies, Moms and Kids Agree: It's Time for Wall Street to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels. commondreams.org Activists are not slowing down: it's clear that Wall Street holds an outsized responsibility for the death, destruction, and chaos caused by the climate crisis.

Berkeley, Beyond (2022-11-18). UC Workers Strike in Protest of Unfair Labor Practices. indybay.org November 16 marked the third day of protests by academic workers across the University of California system in the largest walkout in the history of US higher education. Their union, UAW2865, represents 48,000 graduate student instructors, postdoctoral scholars and academic researchers. Many faculty members are striking in solidarity.

Bruce T. Boccardy (2022-11-18). Midterm Mayhem and the Economy for Working People. commondreams.org Our country continues on a trajectory that corrodes its best spiritual and secular values. This occurs while a tiny number of oligarchs manipulate and deceive working people into voting against their own economic interests.

____ (2022-11-18). Scenery of Tongli ancient town in Suzhou. ecns.cn Built in the Song Dynasty (960-1279), Tongli is famous for its canals, stone bridges and well preserved ancient architectures.

____ (2022-11-18). Incredible view of Yaxi expressway in Sichuan. ecns.cn Most of the ladderlike expressway is made up of viaducts and tunnels. It is acclaimed as an "expressway in the clouds" as it ascends by 7.5 meters for every kilometer.

____ (2022-11-18). Jakarta-Bandung High-speed Railway a flagship project of China-Indonesia B&R cooperation. ecns.cn

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-11-18). Sea level rise to dramatically speed up erosion of rock coastlines by 2100. imperial.ac.uk Rock coasts, which make up over half the world's coastlines, could retreat more rapidly in the future due to accelerating sea level rise.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-11-18). Provost's Health and Safety Awards celebrate the work of Imperial staff. imperial.ac.uk The Provost hosted the Health and Safety Excellence Awards ceremony for this year's winners.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-11-18). Fusion surprises and COVID scars: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

Infobrics (2022-11-18). The rising dollar is bringing the world closer to recession. infobrics.org De-dollarization is a pre-condition for stability in the emerging polycentric world…

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Harris' visit to Palawan could instigate China into boosting Spratley Island defences. infobrics.org Washington hopes to draw the Philippines further away from China…

Jake Johnson (2022-11-18). 'Morally Deplorable': Biden Admin Recommends Immunity for MBS in Khashoggi Case. commondreams.org "The Biden administration has not only shielded MBS from accountability in U.S. courts, but has effectively issued him a license to kill more detractors and declared that he will never be held accountable."

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-11-18). Was the CIA Behind the Jonestown Massacre? covertactionmagazine.com [This article continues CAM's series on political assassinations and CAM's inquiry into the CIA's criminal history.—Editors] "I think the Jonestown incident was an extension of In Search of the Manchurian Candidate. I think those people were conditioned to act in certain ways and would have probably just moved from Montreal [where CIA mind control experiments …

Julia Conley (2022-11-18). Thousands of Italian Students Declare 'No Meloni Day' to Protest Far-Right Government. commondreams.org Student groups organized demonstrations across the country, decrying Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's education plan.

Julia Rock (2022-11-18). Will Biden End An Illegal $ Billion Tax Giveaway? levernews.com

Linda Winter, Alec Johnson (2022-11-18). Capitalists push carbon capture lies in Iowa; a broad coalition pushes back. liberationnews.org On Nov. 8-9, capitalist schemers met in Des Moines, Iowa, to continue their push for a carbon capture pipeline. Summit Carbon Solutions, Navigator and Wolf corporations plan a 2,000-mile pipeline through five states, including Iowa, under the guise of reducing CO2 in the atmosphere.

Nina Mast, Lea Woods, Jennifer Sherer (2022-11-18). Midterms Voters Turned Out for Progressive Economic Solutions. commondreams.org A review of key ballot measures from the 2022 midterm elections.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (2022-11-18). Reverends to Democrats: 'Invest in a Strong Economic Message'. commondreams.org Midterm results across the country reveals that the heart of the Democrat's strength—and their greatest potential to grow a governing majority—lies in uniting people around an economy that works for all of us.

Revolution Books (2022-11-18). Tuesday 11/22: Film: The Secret Fatwa. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Ricardo Gomez (2022-11-18). The Low-Profile Runoff That Could Change Louisiana's Climate Trajectory. levernews.com

Stan Cox (2022-11-18). No Red Wave, but Plenty of Red Flags. commondreams.org The new House GOP caucus will include even more far-right extremists than the current one, but won't be able to get climate-hostile bills passed into law, thanks to its narrow majority, a narrow Democratic majority in the Senate, and President Biden's veto power.

Thomas Gift, Julie Norman (2022-11-18). Trump Is Now In—and It Would Be Foolish to Count Him Out. commondreams.org Democrats and even many Republicans eager to usher Trump off the national stage have latched on to the midterms as the beginning of the end for the former president. Yet haven't we heard that before?

Staff (2022-11-18). Portuarios vence a Ganaderos en Liga Élite del Béisbol Cubano. cubadebate.cu Ataque de 17 incogibles impulsó a los Portuarios en su éxito de 13×11 versus los Ganaderos, que no encontraron sosiego en el estadio José Antonio Huelga. Los Agricultores incrementaron este jueves su presión sobre los Centrales, al derrotarlos con pizarra de 7×4. Mientras que Tabacaleros doblegó 9×6 a los Cafetaleros en nueve entradas.

Staff (2022-11-18). Alemania presente con 15 empresas en la Feria Internacional de La Habana (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu Alemania es reconocida mundialmente por ser un país líder en las tecnologías y la industria y está dentro de los primeros cinco socios comerciales de Cuba en Europa. En Fihav 2022 participan 15 empresas alemanas de sectores como las energías renovables y la eficiencia energética, tecnologías de video vigilancia, tratamiento de agua residuales y el reciclaje, transporte, y el sector alimentario.

Staff (2022-11-18). Industria química y del vidrio inserta sus producciones en Fihav 2022 (+Fotos). cubadebate.cu Este 2022 se celebra el año internacional del vidrio, y la industria química cubana, con tres empresas que comercializan productos de este material, se inserta en la cartera de oportunidades de Cuba como parte de la Feria Internacional de La Habana.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-11-18). Presidente Petro pide a líder ganadero a dialogar con el ELN. telesurtv.net El presidente de Fedegan aceptó la propuesta del mandatario colombiano por su compromiso con uno de los sectores más atropellados por la violencia armada.

Staff (2022-11-18). Para Cuba: Respeto y cariño en la Gran Mezquita de Argel. cubadebate.cu El Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visitó en la mañana de este viernes la Gran Mezquita de Argel. Luego, desde su cuenta en Twitter, compartió su impresión: "Fuimos recibidos con el mismo cariño que hemos sentido desde que llegamos a esta hermana nación. Fue un honor para nuestra delegación estar en ese sagrado lugar"

Staff (2022-11-18). Liga Élite entre noticias del Clásico y Catar. cubadebate.cu Ni la barrida de Agricultores sobre Centrales o el duelo de batazos de 24 carreras entre Portuarios- Ganaderos en el último juego entre ellos parecen robarse el protagonismo de la semana deportiva. La Liga Élite cede espacios hoy a noticias relacionadas con el venidero V Clásico Mundial y el inicio este domingo de La Copa Mundial de Fútbol en Catar.

Staff (2022-11-18). Asamblea Nacional publica tres nuevos proyectos de leyes. cubadebate.cu El Parlamento cubano anunció en su sitio web la disponibilidad digital del Proyecto de Ley de Comunicación Social, el de Fomento y Desarrollo de la Ganadería y de la Expropiación por Razones de Utilidad Pública o Interés Social, con los correos electrónicos a los que contactar ante posibles dudas o comentarios.

Staff (2022-11-18). Crucero Marella Discovery2 inicia temporada invernal de turismo. cubadebate.cu El barco Marella Discovery2 llegó a La Habana por primera vez en este año, con lo que inicia la temporada de invierno del turismo en Cuba, dijo en exclusiva a la ACN Carlos Alberto Rivera García, director de la sucursal occidente de Cubatur. Con mil 600 viajeros a bordo, el barco estará 27 horas varado para seguir luego su periplo por el Caribe y cada 15 días volverá a tocar puerto cubano.

Staff (2022-11-18). EEUU también participa en Fihav 2022: Existen oportunidades para continuar el comercio y abrir más mercado. cubadebate.cu La representante de USA Poultry and Eggs dijo a Cubadebate que "la aspiración es continuar la relación comercial y seguir abriendo más mercado". Aseguró que durante la semana en Fihav 2022 han estado constantemente recibiendo visitantes en su stand, ofreciendo información y compartiendo con empresas interesadas.

Staff (2022-11-18). Declaración de la Casa de las Américas: Una cumbre neofascista en Nuestra América. cubadebate.cu Las esperanzadoras victorias de la izquierda en los últimos años en nuestra región deben ser defendidas. Nos corresponde desenmascarar todas las trampas y conjuras que amenazan los esfuerzos por expandir la justicia social y la reivindicación de los pobres de la tierra.

Staff (2022-11-18). Anuncian desarrollo de un nuevo hotel de alto estándar en el Este de La Habana. cubadebate.cu En el contexto de la 38 Feria Internacional de La Habana se anunció el desarrollo de un nuevo hotel de alto estándar, gestionado en colaboración por el grupo Gran Caribe e Iberostar Hotels & Resorts. La instalación tendrá unas 750 habitaciones y se prevé su construcción en el entorno de la playa Santa María del Mar, al Este de la ciudad.

Staff (2022-11-18). Cuba, sede de EXPO ALADI 2023: Potenciar y diversificar el comercio interregional. cubadebate.cu La viceministra primera de Comercio Exterior y la Inversión Extranjera, Ana Teresita González Fraga, convocó este jueves desde el recinto ferial Expocuba a la décima edición de la EXPO ALADI 2023, mayor evento de promoción que realiza la Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración (ALADI).

Staff (2022-11-18). Nancy Pelosi renuncia como líder demócrata de la Cámara de Representantes de EEUU. cubadebate.cu La presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., Nancy Pelosi, anunció este jueves que no se presentará a la reelección como líder demócrata en la Cámara. El anuncio se produce después de que los republicanos retomaran el control de la Cámara la semana pasada, tras cuatro años de ausencia del poder en la misma, obteniendo una estrecha mayoría, mientras que los demócratas mantendrán el control del Senado.

TeleSUR -odr -YSM (2022-11-18). OPS insta a tomar medidas ante alza de afecciones respiratorias. telesurtv.net En las últimas semanas fue reportado un aumento de casos de Covid-19, influenza estacional y Virus Respiratorio Sincitial.

TeleSUR -YSM (2022-11-18). Inflación en Italia alcanza el 11,8 % en octubre. telesurtv.net La aceleración de la inflación se fundamenta en el aumento del 71,1 por ciento en los precios de la energía.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-11-18). Incendio en un edificio deja 21 fallecidos en la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Investigaciones preliminares indican que una gran cantidad de combustible almacenado en el edificio pudo provocar el incendio, según el Ministerio del Interior de Gaza.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-11-18). Cepal advierte de consecuencias de la Covid-19 en Latinoamérica. telesurtv.net El Centro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Demografía aseguró que hasta el 2025 la esperanza de vida no logrará alcanzar los niveles logrados antes de la pandemia.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-11-18). Datos de censo en Bolivia serán emitidos en septiembre de 2024. telesurtv.net El Tribunal Supremo Electoral recibirá los datos del censo para preparar los escaños parlamentarios y demás condiciones de cara a los comicios de 2025.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-11-18). Premier peruano plantea cuestión de confianza ante Congreso sobre ley. telesurtv.net El premier peruano aclaró que esta iniciativa busca restituir la situación jurídica previa y restablecer la participación política de la población.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-11-18). Presidente de Venezuela resalta labor de equipo diplomático por defensa de derechos sobre el Esequibo. telesurtv.net El mandatario aseveró que la vicepresidenta Delcy Rodríguez dio una lección al defender los derechos históricos de Venezuela sobre el Esequibo.

TeleSUR, odr -YSM (2022-11-18). El Salvador suspende actividades cerca del volcán Chaparrastique. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que durante la jornada las explosiones en el volcán han generado nubes de gases y cenizas.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-11-18). Brote de cólera ha causado 174 muertos en Haití. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud haitiano confirmó la existencia de 807 casos confirmados, 8.146 casos hospitalizados y 9.317 casos sospechosos de cólera.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-11-18). Congreso peruano prohíbe viaje del presidente Castillo a México. telesurtv.net Al impedir el viaje de Castillo a México, es la tercera ocasión que el Congreso le niega la salida del país al actual mandatario.

Staff (2022-11-18). Consejo Electoral Nacional ofrece información a la prensa. cubadebate.cu Desde este 21 de octubre tuvo lugar en toda Cuba la nominación de candidatos a las Asambleas Municipales del Poder Popular, proceso en el que, según información del Consejo Electoral Nacional (CEN), participaron más de 200 mil cubanos como autoridades electorales. La Presidenta del CEN, Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, ofreció información a la prensa.

Staff (2022-11-18). Comenzará nuevo curso escolar en todas las provincias. cubadebate.cu Más de un millón 700 mil estudiantes comenzarán el lunes 28 de noviembre el curso escolar 2022-2023, incluidos los alumnos de la provincia de Pinar del Río, severamente afectada por los embates del huracán Ian, afirmó Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, ministra de Educación.

Staff (2022-11-18). Elecciones de medio término en Estados Unidos y un poco más al fondo. cubadebate.cu Amanece una semana después de las elecciones de medio término en Estados Unidos y aún no se conoce quién tendrá la mayoría en la Cámara de Representantes, ni los datos definitivos sobre el Senado, donde si habrá dominio demócrata será mínimo, y los datos han caído a cuentagotas durante la última semana.

Staff (2022-11-18). Xin Xin, la última panda gigante de América Latina. cubadebate.cu Con 32 años, Xin Xin es una de las pandas gigantes en cautividad más viejas de la historia. Los intentos por inseminarla en el zoológico de Chapultepec (México) no dieron resultado, por lo que no tuvo cría. Actualmente, China hace "diplomacia del panda" al prestar pandas gigantes durante un período de 10 a 15 años, por un costo de un millón de dólares al año.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-11-18). Vicepresidenta argentina realiza llamado a la unidad política. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta instó a no fomentar el odio entre los connacionales y a trabajar por resolver las problemáticas en el país.

TeleSUR -odr -YSM (2022-11-18). ONU solicita consenso internacional para concretar pacto climático. telesurtv.net "No podemos seguir negando la justicia a quienes menos han contribuido a la crisis climática", refirió António Guterres.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Four months after contract expiration, UTLA still refusing to hold strike authorization vote. wsws.org Los Angeles teachers are still without a contract and with no COVID-19 mitigation measures, as LA County Health Department warns of winter surge.

Chris Hedges (2022-11-18). Marcel Proust's 'In Search of Lost Time,' 100 years later. therealnews.com Marcel Proust's 4,000 page magnum opus, À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time) was written shortly before his death in 1922. Proust's sprawling work is a meditation on the human condition in all its complexities and foibles. To mark the 100-year anniversary of Proust's death, philosopher Justin E. H. Smith joins Chris Hedges to discuss this towering achievement of 20th century literature. | Justin E. H. Smith is a professor of history and the philosophy of science at University of Paris 7 — Denis Diderot. The main-belt asteroid 13585 Justinsmith is named after him. You can find him on…

WSWS (2022-11-18). Harvey Weinstein's lawyers point to dozens of friendly emails from accuser Jennifer Siebel Newsom. wsws.org The prosecution in the trial of former producer Harvey Weinstein, on trial in Los Angeles on two charges of rape and five counts of sexual assault, rested its case Thursday.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Lindsey German (2022-11-17). Polish missile crisis shows, again, why Ukraine war must end. peoplesworld.org The news on Tuesday that a Russian missile had killed two people in a Polish village on the border with Ukraine was greeted with trepidation by many. The implications were clear: Poland is in NATO, therefore any military attack upon the country meant that Article 5 of the NATO charter could be invoked. It deems …

Staff (2022-11-17). NATO chief participates in -nation Ukraine war council. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATONovember 16, 2022 NATO Secretary General takes part in Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting Also see: Germany: Pentagon assembles defense chiefs from nations for Ukraine war confab NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a virtual meeting of the U.S.-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group on Wednesday (16 November 2022), to review the continued significant …

Staff (2022-11-17). Rapidly deploy NATO capabilities: HIMARS tested in Black Sea drill. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandNovember 17, 2022 Royal Air Force and Romanian Army test deployability of NATO defensive capabilities MIHAIL KOGƒÇLNICEANU, Romania — A Royal Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft conducted trials in Romania to rapidly deploy NATO capabilities, using a Romanian mobile artillery rocket system. The week-long trials started on November 8 and involved an …

Staff (2022-11-17). Ukrainian air force chief addresses conference of 18 NATO partners from five continents. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandNovember 15, 2022 Allied Air Command hosts NATO Partner Air Chiefs' Conference RAMSTEIN, Germany Partner Air Chiefs and representatives from 18 NATO nations [partners] assembled via video teleconference for the 2022 Partner Air Chiefs' Conference chaired by General James B. Hecker, Commander Allied Air Command, November 14, 2022. NATO cooperates with a …

Staff (2022-11-17). Sweden to Change Constitution to Allow 8 Years in Prison for Revealing Relations with NATO. globalresearch.ca

Rudolf Bradner, Minqi Li (2022-11-17). In the Trap of NATO and The Collapse of US Hegemony. indybay.org Even before the outbreak of the global Covid pandemic, it was widely recognized that U.S. hegemony was in irreversible decline. Since then, the pace of hegemony loss has accelerated. In August 2021, the Taliban captured Kabul as U.S. forces withdrew in a chaotic and hasty manner…. Only about six months later, war broke out between Russia and Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Ukraine attacks Poland: A deliberate provocation. wsws.org Ukraine's missile strike on Poland was a calculated provocation, intended to accelerate direct NATO involvement in the conflict and preclude any negotiated settlement of the war with Russia.

Jenna McGuire (2022-11-17). Senate Takes Crucial Step Toward Codifying Marriage Equality. truthout.org A law that would codify federal protections for same-sex marriages cleared a procedural hurdle in the U.S Senate on Wednesday, Senators voted 62-37 in favor of ending debate on the

Jessica Corbett (2022-11-17). Medicare for All Champion Bernie Sanders Eyes Key Senate Committee Chair. commondreams.org A spokesperson said the senator would "focus on universal healthcare, lowering the cost of prescription drugs, increasing access to higher education, and protecting workers' rights on the job."

_____ (2022-11-17). Poland WWIII Scare Shows Why Top U.S. General Wants Peace (Doug Macgregor). strategic-culture.org Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor on the World War III scare in Poland and the reported Pentagon-State Department split over Ukraine-Russia peace. | By Aaron MATÉ | After accusing Russia of firing missiles into Poland — and triggering calls from Ukraine for direct NATO military intervention — US officials are now acknowledging that Ukrainian air defenses were likely responsible. | Douglas Macgregor, a retired Army Colonel and former senior Pentagon adviser, says the Poland scare underscores why the US top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, has split from White House bureaucrats to call for diplomac…

Editor (2022-11-17). U.S.-Russia proxy war risks nuclear apocalypse, 60 years after Cuban Missile Crisis. mronline.org On the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world is closer than ever to nuclear apocalypse, with the NATO-Russia proxy war in Ukraine and the US military deploying nukes to Europe and Australia.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-17). The Polish Missile Incident Was a Close Brush with Nuclear Annihilation. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Ritter The fervor with which Poland and others sought to drag NATO into a war with Russia should ring alarm bells for everyone The world dodged a bullet this week, with some NATO members trying, but failing, to trigger Article 4 as a means of confronting Russia in Ukraine. We may not be so…

Anonymous765 (2022-11-17). Ukraine's Undeclared War Against NATO. southfront.org |

Editor (2022-11-17). Congressional Amendment Opens Floodgates for War Profiteers and a Major Ground War on Russia. scheerpost.com By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davis / CounterPunch If the powerful leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senators Jack Reed (D) and Jim Inhofe (R), have their way, Congress will soon invoke wartime emergency powers to build up even greater stockpiles of Pentagon weapons. The amendment is supposedly designed to facilitate replenishing the weapons the United States …

Staff (2022-11-17). Cubanos invictos en Mundial Juvenil de Boxeo. cubadebate.cu El equipo cubano consiguió dos victorias este jueves y mantuvo su invicto en cuatro peleas en el Campeonato Mundial Juvenil de Boxeo de La Nucía 2022, que se desarrolla en España. El campeón panamericano júnior Ewart Marín (51 kg) y el subcampeón panamericano Daniel Forcades (67 kg) fueron los vencedores en la tercera fecha.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-11-17). Anuncian investigación judicial a militares colombianos. telesurtv.net Se trata de los militares implicados en el asesinato del esposo de la senadora indígena Aida Quilcué en el año 2008.

TeleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-11-17). CFK denuncia irregularidades en caso sobre intento de asesinato. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta Cristina Fernández sostiene que la magistrada dilató la detención de los cómplices en el intento de magnicidio en su contra.

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-17). Nilàºfer Koàß: 'Iran uprising gives new hope for oppressed people'. greenleft.org.au Nilàºfer Koàß from the Kurdish National Congress spoke at the Ecosocialism 2022 conference about the popular uprising in Iran, war in Ukraine and Rojava Revolution. Alex Bainbridge and Susan Price report.

DLI (2022-11-17). On Nov. 8, U.S. voters had a "Sophie's Choice" of NeoFascist "wave" or NeoLiberal morass. indybay.org This week, the Status Quo of a "Manufactured Consent"–not "democracy"–won BIG! Even though the final tallies of some key Congressional races won't be clear for weeks, the domestic mid-term elections proved. once again, that the 2 major parties–the GOP "elephants" and the Dem "asses"–will ensure that the rancorous, chaotic and do-nothing process of domestic infighting and log-jam will continue for years to come.

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global trade union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on delegates to the International Trade Union Confederation world congress to support the expulsion of the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Chris Walker (2022-11-17). Dem Lawmaker Circulates Letter in Congress Calling for Trump's Disqualification. truthout.org Democratic congressman David Cicilline of Rhode Island circulated a letter to party colleagues this week, seeking cosponsors for legislation that would bar former President Donald Trump from running for president again in 2024. |

Common Dreams staff (2022-11-17). Nancy Pelosi Announces She Will Not Run For House Leadership Post. commondreams.org "With great confidence in our caucus, I will not seek re-election to Democratic leadership in the next Congress," said the California Democrat.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). House Republicans Introduce Resolution to Audit Ukraine Aid. news.antiwar.com A group of House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday to audit the funds that Congress has approved to spend on the war in Ukraine. The effort is being led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and supported by a group of Republicans that have been critical of US aid to Ukraine. The resolution's cosponsors include …

Editor (2022-11-17). U.S. media searched for crisis at China Party Congress. mronline.org For the Western press, the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party offered a number of signals which—if read in good faith—could have been perceived as reassuring.

Johanna Kichton (2022-11-17). Homes Guarantee Wraps Tenant Reckoning With White House Meeting, Rally, and Congressional Briefing. peoplesaction.org 100 Rent-Burdened Tenants Demand Meeting with Biden and Executive Order to Regulate Rent Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Homes Guarantee campaign wrapped up the Tenant Reckoning on the Rent in D.C. with 100 tenants who have experienced rent hikes and evictions. 247 tenant organizations, labor unions, legal service providers, and community …

Sharon Zhang (2022-11-17). Jeffries, Favored to Succeed Pelosi, Has History of Hostility Toward the Left. truthout.org House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (California) announced on Thursday that she is stepping down as leader of the Democratic caucus after two decades in the role — and, while she often obstructed the left wing of her party during her time in leadership, the legislator favored to follow her, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, could be even more damaging to the left if he is chosen as her successor. | "With great confidence in our caucus, I will not seek reelection to Democratic leadership in the next Congress,"

Staff (2022-11-17). Congreso Global de Medios: La cultura de la tolerancia. cubadebate.cu La tolerancia no es el soportarse uno al otro, es respetar la cultura, la idiosincracia, las tradiciones, asi definia el tema central del segundo dia de sesiones del Global Media Congress el Ministro para la Tolerancia de los Emiratos Arabes Unidos, Jeque Nahiam bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, al abrir la jornada de trabajo en el Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. | Los Emiratos son el único país en el mundo que tiene este tipo de Ministerio, como expresión de la importancia que su gobierno da a este asunto en la formación de sus ciudadanos y a tono con el propósito de este pais de ser un puente entre Oriente y Occiden…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). In Video: Map Of Russian Withdrawal In Kherson Region. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Military Situation In Ukraine On November 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Dnepropetrovsk with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Novosyolovskoye; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Makeevka; | Russian air defense…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Military Situation In Kharkov Region, Ukraine, On November 17, 2022. southfront.org

_____ (2022-11-17). The Dark Occult World Behind Ukraine. journal-neo.org World events have abandoned any concept of reason or reality. Nuclear war is now seen by many, perhaps most, as inevitable. Insanity and injustice are flourishing and humanity will either end or the mechanisms that make up our world as we know it must grind to a halt. No side even cares to bring God …

Contributing Writers (2022-11-17). Missiles crash in Poland | Ukraine ramps up provocations | Report from Donetsk | Scott Ritter Show. marktaliano.net READ MORE: |

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Milley Says Chances of Ukrainian Military Victory 'Not High'. news.antiwar.com Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley reaffirmed on Wednesday that he sees an opportunity for peace talks between Russia and Ukraine and that the chances of a Ukrainian military victory happening anytime soon are "not high." "In terms of probability, the probability of a Ukrainian military victory defined as kicking the …

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). The War in Ukraine, Geopolitical Forecast. The Kremlin's "Indecision" "The War Will Continue to Widen": Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. globalresearch.ca

Eva Bartlett (2022-11-17). Interviewed By Trish Wood, On What I'm Seeing In The Donbass (Under Ukraine's Fire). ingaza.wordpress.com I'm extremely grateful to Trish Wood for reaching out to me, spending the time talking with me, and for her professional interview style. She is incredibly well-informed on the matters we discussed. Trish uploaded the interview here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCgCHcqR4c0 This is an interview I did in October, but hadn't shared, due to Youtube strikes preventing me from…

George D. O'Neill, Jr. (2022-11-17). Blame the Deep State for Carnage in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-11-17). Headlines for November 17, 2022. democracynow.org GOP Wins Narrow House Majority; McConnell Reelected Senate Minority Leader, Senate Advances Bill to Codify Marriage Equality into Federal Law, Iran Steps Up Violence Against Protesters, Sentences Five Activists to Death, Russian Missiles Fall Across Ukraine as Grain Export Deal Extended for 120 Days, Poland Blames Russia for Deadly Blast Near Border with Ukraine, Family of Alaa Abd El-Fattah Still Has Not Seen Imprisoned British Egyptian Activist, U.S. Judge Gives Biden Administration 5Week Extension to End Title 42, Sen. Ossoff Grills ICE Official About Invasive Procedures Performed on Prisoners, Immigrant Right…

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Missiles in Poland: An "unfortunate incident" or a deliberate provocation by Ukraine? uwidata.com The conflict at the border on the territory of Poland, November 15, 2022, was about to trigger the Third World War, judging by the hysterical headlines in the media. There was an incident in the east of the country in the village of Przewodów. Objects fell to the ground, which were mistaken for "Russian missiles" …

UnitedEditor (2022-11-17). Giorgia Meloni wants an even more Atlanticist Italy. uwidata.com Which foreign policy will the new Italian government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni follow? Meloni herself answered this question at the end of October, in the aftermath of Berlusconi's statements on the situation in Ukraine. "On one thing I have been, am, and will always be clear. I intend to lead a government with …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Deal Allowing Export of Ukrainian Grain Extended for 120 Days. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday announced that the deal between Ukraine and Russia that allows the export of Ukrainian grain will be extended for 120 days. The deal, brokered by Turkey and the UN, was first signed in July and has been a success as it has unlocked Ukraine's Black Sea ports. According …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Kremlin: Zelensky's Demand for Public Talks Shows He's Not Serious. news.antiwar.com The Kremlin said on Thursday that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's calls for public negotiations with Russia show that he's not serious about pursuing diplomacy. "Public negotiations are hard to imagine in the first place. No talks can be held publicly, let alone negotiations in such a field. One thing is clear: Ukraine does not want …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). US Considering Modifying Gray Eagle Drones for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com For months now, Ukraine has been asking the US to supply powerful MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones, but Washington has held back. The Gray Eagles can fly for about 30 hours and are capable of carrying powerful Hellfire Missiles, giving Ukraine the ability to strike targets deep inside Russian territory. Media reports have said that the …

_____ (2022-11-17). Italian Police Bust Azov-Tied Nazi Cell Planning Terror Attacks. popularresistance.org Italian police announced a series of raids against the neo-Nazi Order of Hagal organization. Accused of stockpiling weapons and planning terror attacks, the group has established operational ties to the Ukrainian Azov Battalion. | Five members of an Italian neo-Nazi organization known as the "Order of Hagal" were arrested on November 15th while an additional member remains wanted by authorities. He happened to be in Ukraine, fighting Russian forces alongside the Azov Battalion, which has been formally integrated into the Ukrainian military. | The "Hagal" members are accused of plotting terrorist attacks on civili…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On November 17, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org

Brian Berletic (2022-11-17). Ukraine 'for as long as it takes' w/Brian Berletic from The New Atlas. thealtworld.com

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-17). US Empire Views Ukrainians And Russians As Lab Rats For Weapons Testing. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | A surprisingly frank article by The New York Times titled " "Ukraine has become a testing ground for state-of-the-art weapons and information systems, and new ways to use them, that Western political officials and military commanders predict could shape warfare for generations to come," write's NYT's Lara Jakes. | Jakes writes that "new advances in tech…

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). Washington is no longer certain that Russia even has any defense of her homeland other than nuclear weapons. thealtworld.com GEOFOR: Sir, what's your view of the prospects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine? Dr. Roberts: The future …

Scott Ritter (2022-11-17). Scott Ritter Ukraine Russia War Where is it Going? thealtworld.com

John Leake (2022-11-17). Misinformation: AP Admits Erroneously Reporting Russian Attack on Poland. globalresearch.ca

David Penner (2022-11-17). The Church of Humanitarian Intervention Threatens the Survival of Our Species. The Destruction of Russia and China on the Drawing Board of the Pentagon. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-17). Russia identifies exploding projectile in Poland as Ukrainian missile. ecns.cn Russian experts have confirmed from pictures of the wreckage of the projectile falling in Poland that it was a Ukrainian missile, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

Federico Fuentes (2022-11-17). As ITUC meets in Melbourne, Ukrainian, Polish unionists call on global union confederation to expel pro-war Russian affiliate. greenleft.org.au Ukrainian and Polish trade unions are calling on the International Trade Union Confederation to expel the pro-war Russian Federation of Trade Unions, reports Federico Fuentes.

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Bulgaria to train thousands of Ukrainian soldiers to fight Russia. infobrics.org Sofia ruins traditionally strong relations with Moscow.

Staff (2022-11-17). State Dept high priestess for Europe/Eurasia threatens Georgians over treatment of viceroy Degnan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Rustavi2November 17, 2022 Kelly Degnan is a fantastic representative of the US in Georgia and I will back her up any time Karen Donfried Also see: U.S. ambassador to Georgia blasts "revanchist" Russia for 220 years of barbaric atrocities U.S. viceroy abetting Georgian coup plot Georgia: U.S. viceroy (semi-) covertly pushes war, coup agenda …

WSWS (2022-11-17). German government increases military spending for war against Russia. wsws.org Last Friday, the Budget Committee of the Bundestag (federal parliament) approved the draft bill of the Social Democrat-led Defence Ministry that provides for a massive increase in military spending next year.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Democratic think tank plots war against Russia and China: What is the Center for a New American Strategy? wsws.org The Center for a New American Strategy is a Democratic think tank with close ties to the Biden administration, the military, the CIA and the defense industry. It has played a central role in the formulation of US imperialist strategy against Russia and China and Washington's drive for global hegemony.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-17). Erdogan: US, Russia Have No Intention of Using Nuclear Weapons. news.antiwar.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that the US and Russia have no intention of using nuclear weapons and that Turkey is urging more dialogue between the two countries, Hurriyet Daily News reported. Erdogan's comments came after CIA Director William Burns and the head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), Sergei Naryshkin, held talks …

Brian Berletic (2022-11-17). Collective West's PATHETIC Atrocity Propaganda Against Russia Debunked w/ Brian Berletic. thealtworld.com

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-11-17). Norway Signs Arms Trade with US in Anti-Russian Paranoia. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org National teachers' 24-hour strike in Hungary over pay; Strikes across France in education sector continue, including vocational high school teachers against government "reform"; UK class struggle intensifies as postal workers, university lecturers, teachers and train drivers prepare to walk out; protests and strikes over death of Iranian Mahsa Amini at hands of police in ninth week link up with commemoration of 2019 massacre; further 24-hour public sector pay strike planned in South Africa against three percent pay offer…

Paul Bischoff (2022-11-17). Internet Censorship 2022: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2022-11-17). Citing Orwell, Judge Blocks 'Positively Dystopian' Censorship Law Backed by DeSantis. commondreams.org The federal judge lambasted Florida officials' argument that "professors enjoy 'academic freedom' so long as they express only those viewpoints of which the state approves."

Cynthia Papermaster (2022-11-17). Thursday 12/1: CODEPINK Co-Founder Medea Benjamin in conversation with Mickey Huff, Project Censored. indybay.org Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley…

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2022-11-17). The FBI and "Zero-Click". Surveillance Software Called Pegasus. globalresearch.ca

Chris Walker (2022-11-17). Facebook Will No Longer Fact-Check Trump Now That He's a Presidential Candidate. truthout.org Although former President Donald Trump will remain banned from posting on Facebook, the platform The decision to stop fact-checking Trump's commentaries — including those that are blatantly false, such as his continued insistence that widespread election fraud affected the outcome of the 2020 presidential race — comes i…

Fvorinoco (2022-11-17). Xi Jinping Publicly Reprimands Trudeau for Leaks to the Press. orinocotribune.com Chinese President Xi Jinping confronted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday, accusing him of leaking details of the private meeting between the two, which took place as part of the G20 summit on the Indonesian island of Bali. | In a video circulating on social networks, one can see the moment at which Xi, through a translator, reproaches the Canadian Prime Minister: "Everything we discussed was leaked to the newspapers. That is not appropriate and that is not the the way our conversation was carried out," Xi said. "If there is sincerity, we can communicate with each other in a respectful manner; o…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). VIDEO: China president scolds Trudeau over G20 meeting leak. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was caught on video dressing down Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday for allegedly leaking details of their closed-door meeting at the G20 summit in Indonesia.

John Leake (2022-11-17). "The Covid mRNA Vaccine Causes Cardiac Arrests, Heart Attacks, Strokes… : Leading British Cardiologist, Dr. Aseem Malhotra, and Dr. Peter McCullough Independently Come to Same Conclusion. globalresearch.ca

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-11-17). Mycoturism sprouts in Mexico. america.cgtn.com With the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting (Nov. 18 & 19) coming to an end in Thailand, participating countries will be leaving the event with modern agreements, and perhaps discovering they have more in common than they thought.

Mark Niu (2022-11-17). Tech companies layoff thousands of workers. america.cgtn.com As the economy struggles, even the once-booming tech industry is proving it's far from immune.

Admin_ips (2022-11-17). REPORT: Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy. ips-dc.org Greater Birmingham, AL, has experienced a resurgence in economic growth and civic engagement. Yet the benefits of this prosperity are not widely shared.

Oliviaalperstein (2022-11-17). NEW REPORT: "Homecoming: The Greater Birmingham Community Speaks on Regional Cooperation and a More Inclusive Economy" ips-dc.org The Institute for Policy Studies and Alabama Arise's professional study findings expose the critical issues that impact Greater Birmingham residents — and the solutions they want to see.

_____ (2022-11-17). South Korea strengthens its economic presence in Africa. journal-neo.org As the struggle for multipolarity and resources in Europe and Asia continues, another field of strategic confrontation between world powers is gradually taking shape. The fragmented African continent, with sensitive hotbeds of simmering and re-emerging conflicts, but rich in natural resources, is increasingly attracting investors from all over the world. Leading Asian economies have been …

_____ (2022-11-17). The Itaewon tragedy, a possible step towards national unity or a "Sewol" for Yoon Suk-yeol? journal-neo.org On October 30, 2022, a deadly stampede in Seoul's Itaewon district tragically killed more than 1 people and left 1 others with various degrees of injuries. The stampede was the worst tragedy in South Korea since the Sewol ferry crash in 2014, which killed 304 people. It should be noted right away that the Itaewon …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-17). MAGA Fatigue: Trump Makes Big Presidential Announcement That Gets Small Excitement. moguldom.com Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced his third presidential bid on Tuesday, November 15, becoming the first Republican to officially declare candidacy for the 2024 race. "America's comeback starts right now. … In order to make America great and glorious again, I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United States," Trump said …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-17). MMA Fighter Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Passes Away At 38 After Lengthy Health Issue. moguldom.com Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, a light heavyweight mixed martial artist who was an integral part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, has died after battling health issues for over a year. He was 38. Johnson's cause of death has been revealed as organ failure due to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, according to Yahoo Sports. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is …

Dana Sanchez (2022-11-17). SBF's Alameda Built Trading Reputation On BitMEX Leaderboard: Were Results Gamed And Faked? moguldom.com Arthur Hayes' BitMEX crypto exchange and derivative trading platform has a famous leaderboard that lists the most profitable traders on BitMEX. Only active and verified accounts are included on the leaderboard, BitMEX says. Unless a user has chosen to display their real name, account pseudonyms are used — words sometimes randomly strung-together and assigned by …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-11-17). What Is It Like Running A Newspaper In The Pen? Meet The Black Man Behind 'Nash News'. moguldom.com A Black man leads the longest-running prison-published newspaper in North Carolina and he uses his platform to inspire other inmates to believe there is still life after prison, even if they are serving life in prison. Phillip Vance Smith II is the editor of "The Nash News." He is 21 years into his life without parole …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). Iran's Saipa Enters Venezuela's Car Market With First Shipment. orinocotribune.com

Fra Hughes (2022-11-17). Five Prime Ministers, Three Proxy Wars, and One Failed Economy… Welcome to Great Britain in the 22nd Century. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes Nov 12, 2022 | From New Labour under Blair to building Britain better under the Tories, it is now obvious we no longer live in a democracy but in a duopoly. |

| The state of the United Kingdom is in a complete mess. | From the trappings of the Empire, through two world wars and one cold war, Britain has emerged not ruling the waves but ruing the day the sun finally set on the British Empire. | The dis-United Kingdom appears to be on the brink of dissolution… through the process of regional devolution the wheels appear to be coming off the tracks, the bus has no driver and the boat…

Fvorinoco (2022-11-17). US and EU Export Obscene Amounts of Garbage to Latin America. orinocotribune.com An investigation reveals that the United States has invaded several Latin American countries with millions of tons of toxic plastic waste. | In a recent report, the Cross-Border Investigative Network OjoPúblico specifies that the United States and European countries have sent, in the last 10 years, 111 million tons of toxic plastic waste, mainly syringes, old monitor casings and buckets, to Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador. | According to the investigation, after China closed its doors to the world's waste in 2018, the United States increased the shipment of its plastic waste to the Southern Hemisphere.

Fvorinoco (2022-11-17). Security, Trade & Dialogue: Key Takeaways From Nuland's Tour of Jamaica, Ecuador & Colombia. orinocotribune.com A US State Department press release noted that US Undersecretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland began a tour of Jamaica, Ecuador, and Colombia, in order to "lead strategic dialogues and bilateral commitments." The tour will continue until Friday, November 18. | Her first stop was Kingston, Jamaica, where Nuland addressed the issue of local security in meetings with the Prime Minister Andrew Holness, accompanied by Kamina Johnson-Smith, the island's foreign minister. | According to what Nuland wrote on Twitter, the appointment with Holness served to reinforce cooperation in security, "mutual prosperity," an…

Staff (2022-11-17). Former Deputy Guaido Leading the Polls: Venezuela's Most Unpopular Politician. orinocotribune.com Caracas, November 16, 2022 ( According to the ranking of the most unpopular opposition leaders, Juan Guaidó has the most "unfavorable" position with 83%. Only 11% see him in a "positive" way a…

Staff (2022-11-17). Uruguay Appoints New Ambassador in Venezuela's 'Dictatorship'. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, November 15, the president of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, confirmed that he would appoint an ambassador to Venezuela. This comes after seven years of the absence of an Uruguayan diplomat of that level in Caracas. He made the statement at a press conference in Soriano department. | Without mentioning that he had recognized former deputy Juan Guaidó's fake "interim" government and its fake diplomatic envoys to Uruguay, Lacalle Pou said, "The only thing we did was appoint an ambassador. We have an ambassador in Cuba. We have ambassadors in other countries. The military attaché never left [Venezuela]." | H…

Mnar Adley (2022-11-17). Peter Beinart Leads Charge To Cancel Palestinian American Journalist Mnar Adley. orinocotribune.com

_____ (2022-11-17). Gaza Freedom Flotilla To Sail In 2023. popularresistance.org After a pause due to the global pandemic, the Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) is set to resume its sailing to challenge the illegal, immoral and inhuman Israeli blockade of Gaza. The last sailing of the flotilla was in 2018. The 2020 sail was postponed due to the COVID pandemic that closed many European ports. | Members of the 10 national and international organization campaign coalition met in London November 4-6, 2022, and made the decision to resume sailing in 2023. Representatives of member campaigns from Norway, Malaysia, US, Sweden, Canada, France, New Zealand, Turkey and the International Committee f…

_____ (2022-11-17). Qatar 2022's Quest for Heroes. strategic-culture.org

Andrew Korybko (2022-11-17). The US Hinted that It Might Sanction Ethiopia on Human Rights and Military Pretexts. globalresearch.ca

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-17). Animal Liberation Front Liberates 1000 Captive Mink in Massillon, Ohio. indybay.org "Motivated by Love and Respect for [Animal Liberation Martyr] Barry Horne"

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-17). Animal Liberation Front Liberates 800 More Captive Mink in Michigan. indybay.org On November 9, in a second communique received in as many days by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) has taken credit for the liberation of 800 more captive mink, this time from Pipkorn Farm in Michigan. The same mink "farm" had been raided by the Earth Liberation Front, a sister organization, in 1999. Every last animal was freed in the latest raid.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-11-17). Animal Liberation Front Liberates Thousands of Captive Mink in Ohio. indybay.org Although no communique has yet been received by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) left their insignia at the sight in Ohio where perhaps tens of thousands of captive mink were liberated last night. Lion Farms, at 2707 Hoaglin Road in Van Wert, Ohio (shown here) was the mink prison targeted.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-11-17). Mutual Aid and Zine Festival in Bremerton, WA a Raging Success. itsgoingdown.org Report from mutual aid and zine festival is so-called Bremerton, Washington. A benefit show and zine fair to support the Peoples Harm Reduction Alliance/Kitsap Food Not Bombs in so-called Bremerton, WA on November 12th, brought out anarchists and other comrades from all over the Pacific Northwest. The energy and sense of unity was nothing short…

Anonymous103 (2022-11-17). Associated Press Issues Correction To Its Fake Report Which Could Have Kicked Off WW3. southfront.org Originally published by ZeroHedge Update(1605ET): The Associated Press has issued an official correction for its not-so-inconsequential bit of reporting Tuesday that could have…

Art Persyko (2022-11-17). Tuesday 11/15: SF Gray Panthers Forum: 1) Open Mic on the Election; & 2) What Could Reshape SF Land Use? indybay.org ZOOM: us02web.zoom.us/j/86465752525?pwd=Tzh1YVh5SE9mdWkzdjI2clZrVEczdz09 | Meeting ID: 864 6575 2525 | Passcode: 465295 or | Phone in: 1-669-900-9128 (same ID and passcode as above)…

Ashley Curtin (2022-11-17). Two companies to develop wind turbine blades made from renewable materials. nationofchange.org "The wind industry as a key driver towards carbon neutrality needs to become 100% sustainable and environmentally friendly."

Brenda Norrell (2022-11-17). Indigenous Women at COP27: No More Stolen Relatives, No Greenwashing. indybay.org Native women from North America joined Indigenous women from around the world and spoke out against greenwashing and false solutions, including carbon credits, at the UN Climate Summit in Egypt. Pointing out that fossil fuel man camps have become clusters of abusers, they sent their voices out to the world: "No More Stolen Sisters," and "No More Stolen Relatives."

Brian Mier (2022-11-17). How Brazil's electoral court took action against Bolsonaro's fake news campaigns. multipolarista.com Targeted disinformation campaigns on social media were key in getting Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro into power in 2018. A law professor explains how the Superior Electoral Court took action to prevent him from manipulating the 2022 vote.

Bruce C.T. Wright (2022-11-17). Why Were UVA Football Players Shot? Reports Hint At Accused Student-Gunman's Motive. newsone.com Source: Win McNamee / Getty | UPDATED: 7: 00 p.m. ET, Nov. 16, with testimony at first court appearance. | Original story published on Nov. 15. | The accused gunman behind a deadly mass shooting on the University of Virginia's campus last weekend "targeted" his victims, a witness told the police,

By Brenda Norrell (2022-11-17). Speaking for the Water: Indigenous Women Speak for the Children and Rivers at COP27. indybay.org Indigenous women held a Water Ceremony at the United Nations Climate Summit in Egypt and spoke out against the oil and gas industry, and gold mining, which is destroying their lives and rivers, and the future for their children.

C.J. Hopkins (2022-11-17). The Road to Totalitarianism (Revisited). dissidentvoice.org Photo: W. Rospondek, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp It feels like it's finally over, doesn't it, the whole "apocalyptic pandemic" thing? I mean, really, really over this time. Not like all those other times when you thought it was over, but it wasn't over, and was like the end of those Alien movies, where it seems like …

Chauncey K. Robinson (2022-11-17). 'The Inspection' review: Militarism and gay identity clash in this emotional ride. peoplesworld.org The new film The Inspection centers on a young Black gay man in the early 2000s trying to figure out what he wants to do with his life. His homophobic mother kicked him out when he was only 16, and he's been living on the streets for ten years. In order to somehow make his …

Chris Jenkins (2022-11-17). WA ANF calls off industrial action, shuts down AGM. greenleft.org.au The Australia Nursing Federation Western Australia is conducting yet another online poll on an inadequate government pay offer. Chris Jenkins reports.

Colin Todhunter (2022-11-17). Reimagining Food, Farming and Humanity: Ecomodernism's Dystopia. globalresearch.ca

Connor Echols (2022-11-17). How a Lightly-sourced AP Story Almost Set Off World War III. globalresearch.ca

Contributing Writers (2022-11-17). The "Fact Check" Scam. Who Checks the "Fact Checkers?"/ By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. marktaliano.net

Davontah (2022-11-17). Nipsey Hussle Gets Inspiring Docuseries Which Will Chronicle His Rise To Fame. newsone.com

Dean Baker (2022-11-17). Falling Import Prices and Moderate Producer Prices: More Evidence the Fed's Work Might Be Done. cepr.net We continue to see evidence that inflation is slowing sharply, from slower wage growth, to sharply lower rental inflation, and falling import prices.

Dean Baker (2022-11-17). NYT Says Europe Can Meet Its Manufacturing Targets by Spending Just Over 0.1 Percent of GDP. cepr.net The projected cost of building manufacturing facilities will be a bit more than 0.1 percent of its GDP over this period.

Diablo Rising Tide (2022-11-17). Thursday 12/8: The Case Against Nuclear Power w/ author Joshua Frank. indybay.org 518 Valencia. In the Mission. Just a couple of blocks up from 16th st/Mission BART.

Didi Rankovic (2022-11-17). Google Is Sued for Auto-installing COVID "Spyware" on People's Phones. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-11-17). Privacy Woes: Google's "Location History" Settlement. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Drew Pinsky (2022-11-17). Video: In Denmark, Death Rates Skyrocket. Something Horrible Is Going on! globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2022-11-17). The "Fact Check" Scam. Who Checks the "Fact Checkers?" globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-11-17). Den Kriegstreibern in den Arm fallen Neuer "Krefelder Appell" globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb desnewsauthor">Ns des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

____ (2022-11-17). TikTok to address U.S. security concerns. ecns.cn Short-video app TikTok is working on an initiative called "Project Texas" to address the U.S. government concerns about data security, its CEO said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China Space Museum reopens for immersive experience. ecns.cn The China Space Museum reopened on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the advent of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, providing a platform for the public to learn about China's space history and achievements.

____ (2022-11-17). Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway conducts successful trial operation. ecns.cn The trial operation of Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway (HSR) in Indonesia was successfully conducted from Tegalluar Station to Casting Yard No. 4 on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). Guangdong reports over 8,800 new local COVID-19 cases, accelerates construction of medical facilities. ecns.cn Guangdong Province is speeding up construction of mobile hospitals and quarantine facilities to cope with the recent COVID-19 resurgence.

____ (2022-11-17). Construction of 'smart' Xiongan boosts local digital economy. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). Tax cuts, refunds ease pain of small biz. ecns.cn China's tax and fee cuts, as well as large-scale value-added tax refunds, have not only eased some of the financial burdens faced by smaller firms on account of economic headwinds but also nurtured new growth drivers.

____ (2022-11-17). Peng calls for closer ties, meets first lady Iriana. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping, met with Indonesian first lady Iriana Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday afternoon, calling for strengthened exchanges between China and Indonesia to promote public welfare.

____ (2022-11-17). China to bring more stability, certainty. ecns.cn China will work with the United Nations to push for concrete progress in implementing the Global Development Initiative and the Global Security Initiative in order to bring more stability and certainty into a volatile world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China encourages foreign investment. ecns.cn China's latest move to open its market to foreign investment in the manufacturing sector will contribute to high — quality development, and ensure the stability and security of global industrial and supply chains…

____ (2022-11-17). NDRC push to speed up steps for stability. ecns.cn China's top economic regulator will continuously promote the implementation of a package of policies to stabilize the economy, further expedite the financing of projects via policy-based and developmental financial instruments.

____ (2022-11-17). Test success on Indonesia's first high-speed railway. ecns.cn China's first overseas high-speed railway project fully adopting the nation's own technologies and standards is progressing at pace in Indonesia, with a successful inspection test run carried out on Wednesday on the landmark Jakarta-Bandung line.

____ (2022-11-17). China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes. ecns.cn The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Backgrounder: Basic facts about APEC. ecns.cn Leaders are gathering in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, for the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting on Nov. 18-19.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi leaves for Thailand after attending G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping left Thursday for the Thai capital of Bangkok after attending the 17th Group of 20 Summit on this Indonesian resort island.

____ (2022-11-17). Thai PM calls for solidarity, sustainable growth at APEC CEO Summit. ecns.cn Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday urged APEC economies to join hands to achieve sustainable growth amid global challenges at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit.

____ (2022-11-17). UN envoy: Focusing on a shared global future is vital. ecns.cn The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday reiterated the importance of building a global community with a shared future at a time of momentous changes unseen in a century.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts perform third spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station is conducting their extravehicular activities for the third time, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Chinese delegate calls on parties to seek compromise at upcoming UN biodiversity conference. ecns.cn All parties need to seek a compromise on key issues at the UN biodiversity conference to be held next month and strive to adopt…

____ (2022-11-17). Foreign direct investment into China expands. ecns.cn The actual use of foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland expanded 14.4 percent on a yearly basis to 1.09 trillion yuan between January and October of this year, said the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's ODI sees growth in first 10 months of the year. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment, or ODI, rose 10.3 percent year-on-year to 627.4 billion yuan during the first ten months of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's non-financial ODI up 10.3 pct in Jan.-Oct. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 627.4 billion yuan in the first 10 months of the year, up 10.3 percent year on year, official data showed Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi calls for Asia-Pacific regional economic integration amid challenges of the times. ecns.cn Facing new developments, APEC members need to draw on past experiences and lessons, respond to the challenges of the times and steadfastly advance Asia-Pacific regional economic integration, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Thursday."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi elaborates goals of development. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that "we should follow a path of peaceful development," "a path of openness and inclusiveness" and "a path of solidarity.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says Asia-Pacific no one's backyard. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contest."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi pledges to maintain humanity-nature harmony in Chinese modernization. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday vowed to follow a new path of maintaining harmony between humanity and nature in pursuing Chinese modernization.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says peaceful development a strategic choice in fundamental interests of Chinese people. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said "to follow the path of peaceful development is a strategic choice made by us in the fundamental interests of the Chinese people.""ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Xi says disrupting industrial, supply chains will lead Asia-Pacific cooperation to dead end. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that any attempt to disrupt or even dismantle the industrial and supply chains formed in the Asia-Pacific over many years will only lead Asia-Pacific economic cooperation to a dead end."ÄÄ…

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts complete 5.5-hour spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station completed their third spacewalk at 4: p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). China-Pakistan Economic Corridor creates 190,000 jobs over 9 years: official. ecns.cn The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC), a pilot project of the Belt and Road Initiatives, has created 190,000 jobs over the past 9 years, a Chinese spokesperson said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China sole country producing hydrogen from coal on large scale: report. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). China staunch supporter of UN-centered int'l system: Xi. ecns.cn China is a staunch supporter of the international system with the United Nations (UN) at its core, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Wednesday afternoon when meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

____ (2022-11-17). Mainland saddened by damaged cultural relics in Taipei Palace Museum. ecns.cn A spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday said the mainland was saddened by the damage of cultural relics in the Palace Museum in Taipei.

____ (2022-11-17). Xi arrives in Bangkok for APEC meeting, Thailand visit. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday to attend the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting and visit Thailand.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou XIV crew begins third spacewalk. ecns.cn China's Shenzhou XIV astronauts began their third spacewalk on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Beijing starts inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination. ecns.cn The first batch of inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination has become available in Beijing starting from Wednesday in Beijing.

____ (2022-11-17). 17th G20 Summit concludes in Indonesia. ecns.cn Posters for the 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit are hung at Tamansatryagatotkaca, Beli, Indonesia, Nov. 16, 2022. The 17th G20 Summit concluded on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). Mysterious scenery of mist-enveloped lake in Sichuan. ecns.cn Landscape of the Moon Lake and colorful mountains enveloped in the mist on a winter morning, creating a mysterious scenery in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-17). 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting to be held in Bangkok, Thailand. ecns.cn This photo taken on Nov. 12, 2022 shows the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, on Nov. 18-19.

____ (2022-11-17). More treasures from Jiangkou Battlefield unveiled in Sichuan. ecns.cn Jiangkou Battlefield is believed to be the site where 17th-century peasant-uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong abandoned treasures while losing the war.

____ (2022-11-17). Scenery of Zhaga waterfall in Sichuan. ecns.cn Zhaga means "torrent in white rocks" in the Tibetan language. The waterfall is 104 meters in height and 35 meters in width, and the highest calcified waterfall in China.

____ (2022-11-17). US needs to immediately stop its cyber attacks and secret thefts against other countries. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). US should act more responsibly, take more credible steps to respect and observe int'l rules. ecns.cn

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). West not needed to play role of supporter of Iranian women. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi has underlined that the Western states are not needed to play the role of fake supporters of Iranian women.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). 3 arrested in connection with deadly terrorist attack in Izeh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Three people involved in a deadly terrorist attack in Izeh, a city in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan, were arrested by the security forces.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on November 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Mehr news agency takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Thursday, November 17.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). UN anti-Iran resolution lacks authenticity, validity: Spox. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacted to the political anti-Iran resolution ratified at the UN General Assembly Third Committee, saying that the resolution lacks authenticity and validity.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Conveying martyrs message to new generation necessary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The word "martyrdom" is a manifestation of self-sacrifice, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said, stressing that conveying the martyrs' message to the new generation is necessary.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Fire reported in Iraq's Baghdad airport (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — On Thursday, Iraqi civil defense forces controlled a fire that broke out in the departure hall of Iraq's Baghdad international airport.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Cuba condemns US anti-Iran sanctions, interventionist moves. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The Cuban Foreign Minister rejected the new US sanctions against Iran and called Washington's actions an obvious interference in Iran's internal affairs.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Yerevan ready to sign peace agreement with Baku: Pashinyan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says Yerevan is ready to sign a framework agreement on peace with Baku.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Biden contests Zelensky claims on missile that hit Poland. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — US President Joe Biden said the comments by his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky that the missile that landed in Poland was not Ukrainian was no evidence, according to reporters accredited with the White House.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Dreams of enemies over Iran separation to never come true. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The dreams of the enemies about the separation of Iran and the division of the Iranian nation will not come true, the IRGC commander-in-chief says.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Asia-Pacific no one's backyard, says China's Xi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contests.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Venezuela has great friends like Iran to bolster independence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says his country has important allies around the world, like Iran, to consolidate the country's economic independence.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Enemies disappointed by wisdom of Iranian nation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Iran's foreign minister has noted that enemies have targeted the integrity of the Islamic Republic and Iranian identity, but people's wisdom has disappointed them.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Tehran to give decisive response if US-E3 resolution approved. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Reacting to the recent anti-Iran resolution drafted by US and E3, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman warned that if the resolution is approved, Tehran's response will be decisive and effective.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Raeisi highlights necessity of countering media warfare. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — President Ebrahim Raeisi on Thursday said that Iran is facing media warfare which aims to change public understanding of issues.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Development of Iran-Indonesia maritime coop. source of pride. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — The development of maritime relations between Iran and Indonesia will cause progress and pride in the Islamic world, the commander of the Iranian peace and friendship flotilla said.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Recent terrorist operations stem from enemy frustration. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Referring to the terrorist operations in Khuzesatan and Isfahan, the Iranian government spokesman said that such terrorist activities are rooted in the enemies' frustration with the media terrorism being waged against country.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on Nov. 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Thursday, November 17.

Global Research News (2022-11-17). Selected Articles: U.S. "Weaponized" Dollar Economics. "This Global Instrument of Fraud and World Dominance Must be Broken Once and for All" globalresearch.ca By For decades the world has been exposed to US-weaponized dollar-economics — US sanctions dished …

Hector Luis Alamo (2022-11-17). My Cop Dad and His Cop Buddies. latinorebels.com "This story still stings, but I'll tell it anyway."

Helmy Abouleish, Andrew Kimbrell (2022-11-17). Climate Talks Must Include BROAD Ecological Agriculture Solutions. commondreams.org Against huge odds and with minimal resources, farmers and peasant agrarian communities around the globe are proving we can nourish people and the planet with agroecological farming.

Human Agenda (2022-11-17). Tuesday 11/15: Human Agenda in Macuelizo. indybay.org Human Agenda office | 1590 Oakland Road, Suite B211 | San José, CA 95131…

INDYRADIO (2022-11-17). Raytheon and Eli Lily Lose Billions on Twitter. indybay.org Shortly after Elon Musk decided to capitalize on the blue checkmark Twitter has used for "active, notable and authentic" accounts, billions of dollars worth of reputation was lost on Wall Street. Abuse of the "blue checkmark" by imposters brought corporate giants to their knees. You can provide anonymous feedback to Twitter about this debacle, via their help center.

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Creating Solidarity Between Africa and Brics Countries Top of Sars' List. infobrics.org The South African Revenue Service (Sars) participated in two multilateral meetings recently to cement international tax co-operation in Africa and among the Brics countries…

Infobrics (2022-11-17). India and Brazil Can Join Forces on the Global Stage Following Lula's Victory. infobrics.org Brazil-India relations have never been particularly intense, but under Lula's third presidency this might very well change; that is, if Brasilia and New Delhi seize the opportunity presented to them…

Infobrics (2022-11-17). Algeria Officially Applies to Join BRICS Bloc. infobrics.org Algeria has officially applied to join the BRICS economic group, Anadolu News Agency reports…

International Crimes Investigative Committee (2022-11-17). Video: Suddenly Changed? Personality Changes After mRNA Injection. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2022-11-17). 'How Democracy Gets Corroded': Right-Wing Group Gets Two Dark Money Donations of $425 Million. commondreams.org "Let me make a guess: the money was fossil fuel-related, and will buy continued Republican obstruction of obviously necessary climate measures," suggested Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. "That's the pattern."

Jake Johnson (2022-11-17). 'Red Cup Rebellion': Workers at 100+ Starbucks Locations Strike to Protest Union Busting. commondreams.org "This Red Cup Day, we're organizing for a voice on the job and a true seat at the table," said one Starbucks worker.

Jim McIlroy (2022-11-17). Socialist Alliance to contest NSW March election. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

John Wojcik (2022-11-17). Republicans eke out slim margin to control House. peoplesworld.org Republicans won control of the House Wednesday by almost the barest of margins possible. The margin is so thin that it took a week after Election Day for the results to become clear. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will relinquish the position of leader of the House Democrats but retain her seat in …

Julia Lis, Benedikt Kern & Roland Rottenfusser (2022-11-17). Charity means toppling the powerful from their thrones and The cry of the poor. indybay.org There is no distinction between structural violence, which is the basis of the capitalist social order, and counter-violence. | "First of all, I would like to state that there is a violence from which all other violence derives: violence number one – the violence of injustices that exist everywhere, the violence of oppression." (Dom Helder Camara), the original violence.

Kenny Stancil (2022-11-17). 109 Republicans Voted Against Bill to Ban Sexual Assault NDAs. commondreams.org The newly passed Speak Out Act "empowers survivors of sexual assault and harassment to speak openly about their experiences and pursue the justice they deserve," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-11-17). Friday 12/2: 1848 Historic Gold Mining District of Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar comes alive. indybay.org Historic Negro Bar State Park ( Black Miners Bar) | Folsom, California…

Leila Warah (2022-11-17). 'All we could do was watch': Israeli Army Demolishes Six Family Homes in Occupied West Bank. globalresearch.ca

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-11-17). Youths Deliver Messages On Environment and Peace to Lockheed. indybay.org Demand to defund violence and save the planet…

Marie-Claude Boily, Ruanne V. Barnabas, Minttu M. Rà∂nn, Cara J. Bayer, Cari van Schalkwyk, Nirali Soni, Darcy W. Rao, Lisa Staadegaard, Gui Liu, Romain Silhol, Marc Brisson, Leigh F. Johnson, Paul Bloem, Sami Gottlieb, Nathalie Broutet, Shona Dalal (2022-11-17). [Articles] Estimating the effect of HIV on cervical cancer elimination in South Africa: Comparative modelling of the impact of vaccination and screening. thelancet.com High HPV vaccination coverage of girls and 2 lifetime cervical screens could eliminate cervical cancer among women overall in South Africa by the end of the century and substantially decrease cases among all women and WLHIV over the short and medium term. Cervical cancer elimination in WLHIV would likely require enhanced prevention strategies for WLHIV. Screening of WLHIV remains an important strategy to reduce incidence and alleviate disparities in cervical cancer burden between women with and without HIV, despite HIV interventions scale-up.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-11-17). Senate clears way for legalizing same-sex marriage. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—By a bipartisan 62-37 vote, including 12 Republicans, the evenly split U.S. Senate cleared the way for legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the U.S., heading off threats against it from the Republican-named U.S. Supreme Court majority. The Nov. 16 vote for cloture—to prevent a Republican filibuster—will be followed by actual passage of the measure, HR8404, although …

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-11-17). Wall Street Readies An Avalanche Of Lies. levernews.com

Michael Arney (2022-11-17). No national "red wave," but outcomes a bit rougher in New York State. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—There was no national "red wave," but outcomes were a bit rougher in New York State. Voters made several historic breakthroughs, kept the Democratic trifecta, and maintained the Democratic supermajority in the State Assembly. However, the Democratic supermajority was lost in the State Senate. Republicans gained seats in the House and state legislature, and …

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2022-11-17). Podcast Ep 69: No Tech for Apartheid. electronicintifada.net Google and Amazon workers campaign to push Silicon Valley giants to drop major contract with Israel and its military.

Norman Solomon (2022-11-17). Biden Made It Harder for Democrats to Win. He'd Be an Albatross on the 2024 Ticket. indybay.org His approval ratings are far below the public's positivity toward the Democratic Party…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-11-17). Uruguayans mobilize against President Luis Lacalle Pou's pension reform. peoplesdispatch.org On Tuesday, November 15, workers across Uruguay observed a four-hour strike from 9 am to 1 pm local time, and mobilized across the country against an anti-worker pension reform promoted by the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou. | In the capital of Montevideo, tens of thousands of workers from diverse sectors held a massive march, from the University of the Republic to the Legislative Palace, rejecting the pension reform bill, which a special commission of the Senate is currently studying. | The partial general strike was called for by the Inter-Union Plenary of Workers—National Convention…

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). COP27: Chris Bowen's silence on fossil fuel expansion plans gives the game away. greenleft.org.au "Australia is back as a constructive, positive and willing climate collaborator," climate change minister Chris Bowen told COP27. But how true is this, asks Pip Hinman.

Pip Hinman (2022-11-17). MUA calls on Svitzer to drop tugboat lock-out. greenleft.org.au Danish multinational tugboat company Svitzer has threatened to lock out workers at 17 Australian ports, rather than negotiate an enterprise agreement with the Maritime Union of Australia. Pip Hinman reports.

Prasanth1584 (2022-11-17). Daily Round-up | FBI investigation opened into Shireen Abu Akleh's killing & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode, we bring you stories of the FBI probe into the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh, the Gustavo Petro government completing 100 days in power, a verdict in Georgia on abortion, and the sentencing of Saudi activist Abdullah Jelan…

Reynard Loki (2022-11-17). Across Africa, Water Conflict Threatens Security, Health, and the Environment. independentmediainstitute.org

Richard Tanter (2022-11-17). Prepping for a China War: The United States and the New Arc of Militarization Across Northern Australia. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2022-11-17). U.S. interceptor missile warships visit Britain, Denmark, France, Netherlands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetNovember 14, 2022 U.S. Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford arrives in Portsmouth Sailors assigned to the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner arrived in Portsmouth, U.K. for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 14, 2022. …This …

SAM (2022-11-17). All Eyes on Delaware — and a Promising Challenge to the World's Richest Man. inequality.org

SF Bay Area Amharas (2022-11-17). Saturday 11/19: San Francisco Bay Area Amhara Public Forum in Oakland, California. indybay.org Washington Inn Hotel, 495 Tenth Street, Oakland, CA 94607. There is no hotel parking, only street/meter parking is available.

Shane Trejo (2022-11-17). Meet the Globalist Billionaires Behind the Presidential Ambitions of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. globalresearch.ca

Speak Up Act Up (2022-11-17). On the SF Peninsula, Creative Protest to Defuse Nuclear War. indybay.org Right now is the closest the world has been to a nuclear war since the Cuban Missile Crisis. Elderly activists, joined by a few younger folks, recalled those days and protested during a long weekend of national action.

Staff (2022-11-17). Amazon Leader Welcomes Climate Vow from Brazil's Lula to End Deforestation with Indigenous Help. democracynow.org Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva addressed world leaders at the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on Wednesday, vowing to end deforestation of the Amazon rainforest and create a ministry to represent Indigenous peoples in his government. Brazil's new approach to climate change aims to reverse outgoing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's policies that have devastated Indigenous lands. "With Lula's support, we can fight against deforestation and support Indigenous peoples in protecting and confronting the threats they face, including assassinations and hu…

Staff (2022-11-17). At COP27 Indigenous Land Defenders from Mexico, Guatemala Warn "Green Capitalism" Creates Violence. democracynow.org We continue our coverage of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, by asking what Indigenous leaders at the frontlines of the climate crisis are calling for from world leaders. We speak to Andrea Ixchíu, a land defender from Guatemala, and Rosa Marina Flores Cruz, an Afro-Indigenous activist from Mexico, who are both part of the Futuros Indígenas collective. They discuss how their countries' megaprojects and big business are devastating Indigenous communities. "Green capitalism is affecting our communities. It's displacing people. It's creating violence," says Ixchíu.

Staff (2022-11-17). Indigenous Activists Tom Goldtooth & Eriel Deranger on the Link Between Colonialism & Climate Crisis. democracynow.org Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from COP27, the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where hundreds of activists protested outside the plenary hall Thursday to demand climate justice. We speak to two Indigenous activists and land defenders at the summit, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger and Tom Goldtooth. "It is frontline communities, land defenders and Indigenous peoples that have experienced the loss of our territories at the hands of oil and gas and extractivism," says Deranger, executive director of Indigenous Climate Action and member of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. "Colon…

Staff (2022-11-17). Elon Musk Twitter Purchase Furthers the Media Concentration that Harms Democracy. cepr.net Hastings Tribune | ArcaMax | Social media has gotten a bad name in recent years, much of it deserved, as it has played a sizable role in the spread of right-wing backwardness and even authoritarianism in much of the world. This includes, most prominently, the reach and especially staying power of the most powerful politician in the world's most powerful country, Donald J. Trump. | But first, to avoid exaggeration or…

Staff (2022-11-17). Morales's First-Round Victory Was Predictable — Not "Inexplicable" cepr.net If they find that the late-reporting polling stations showed elevated support for Morales, they are hard-pressed to say that the late reporting caused the elevated support as opposed to any other cause or causes for delay — benign or malicious — inducing bias in the selection of polling stations included in the TSE announcement.

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