2022-06-07: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-07). US Ambassador Says Russia, US Shouldn't Shut Down Embassies. news.antiwar.com The US ambassador to Russia said Monday that Washington and Moscow Ambassador John Sullivan told Russia's Tass news agency that the US and Russia Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, President Bide…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-07). Israeli Jets Strike Suburb South of Syria's Capital off Damascus. news.antiwar.com The latest round of Israeli attacks on Syria saw fighter jets firing a flurry of missiles at Damascus. The Its not clear what sites were targeted, though Israeli press claimed Kiswah has some Iranian militia sites therein. The strikes did some physical damage, but there is no word yet of casualties. | This is not unusual for Israeli attacks in Syria, as the Syrians have substantial air defenses…

Staff (2022-06-07). AMLO Will Not Attend Summit of the Americas, Counter-Hegemonic Events on the Rise. orinocotribune.com Caracas, June 6, 2022 ( AMLO stated during his daily news brief that he is "not going to the summit because not all the countries of America are invited. I believe in the need to change the policy that has been imposed for centuries: exclusion, wanting to dominate for no reason, not respecting the sovereignty of countries. There…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). CDC links hepatitis A outbreak to organic strawberries: Learn about the virus. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Organic strawberries have been linked to a multistate hepatitis A outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says a dozen people have been made ill by the strawberries in California, Minnesota and North Dakota. Hepatitis A outbreaks have become more widespread in the U.S. These outbreaks originate from food contamination and person-to-person transmission. "Hepatitis A is a highly contagious virus that can cause infection and inflammation in the liver," says Dr. Stacey Rizza, an infectious…

____ (2022-06-07). Cuba accuses U.S. of excluding certain countries from regional summit. ecns.cn There is no single reason to justify the U.S. government's "undemocratic and arbitrary exclusion" of any country of the hemisphere from the 9th Summit of the Americas, the Cuban government said Monday in a statement.

Staff (2022-06-07). Brussels: Pentagon chief to host Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting of DMs, CHODs "from around the world" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseJune 7, 2022 US Secretary of Defense to Host Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting June 15 in Brussels U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is scheduled to host an in-person Ukraine Defense Contact Group meeting at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 15. Secretary Austin has again invited Ministers …

Staff (2022-06-07). "Strongest armed forces in Europe": German chancellor in Baltics to shore up NATO 'eastern flank'. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ERR NewsJune 7, 2022 Germany to reinforce presence on NATO's eastern flank Germany will increase its contribution to NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battalion in Lithuania after passing legislation to increase defense spending, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said during a visit to Vilnius on Tuesday. "We are going to increase our contribution by strengthening the …

Staff (2022-06-07). American senator calls for creation of Pacific NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Nikkei AsiaJune 7, 2022 Create a NATO for the Pacific, U.S. senator proposes The U.S. should push back against China's efforts to expand its sphere of influence by creating a "Pacific NATO," a senator has proposed. Sen. Ben Sasse, a Republican from Nebraska known as a prominent critic of Donald Trump, blasted both the former …

Kahlil Wall-Johnson (2022-06-07). 'Either you Join NATO or We will Make the Canaries Independent'. orinocotribune.com By Kahlil Wall-Johnson &#1 ; Jun 6, 2022 | A recent interview with former Spanish politician José Manuel Otero has revealed further details regarding his country's entry into NATO and attests to the double-dealing politics of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE). | Prior to Spain's absorption into NATO, Otero was minister of the presidency and then minister of education. According to a recent

Staff (2022-06-07). NATO demand for members, new members: support for diversity, market economy. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseJune 3, 2022 Nations Undergo Rigorous Process to Join NATO Finland and Sweden filed letters of application to officially join The North Atlantic Treaty Organization on May 18, but joining NATO is not an overnight process. State Department officials have said nations that want to enter NATO must meet five requirements: 1New …

Staff (2022-06-07). Canadian FM, Baltic officials inspect Canadian military base. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com LETAJune 3, 2022 Latvia can rely on Canada and its commitments under NATO — Canadian foreign minister Latvia can rely on Canada and its commitments under the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly assured the Foreign Ministry's Parliamentary Secretary Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica's during her visit to Canada. As LETA was told at the …

Staff (2022-06-07). Always accommodating, NATO approves neo-Ottoman entity's new name, to hold war games in country. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahJune 7, 2022 NATO approves Turkey's official name change to 'Tàºrkiye' One of NATO's oldest member states, Turkey, has notified the alliance of its official name change to "Tàºrkiye." Turkey's Permanent Mission to NATO last week sent a letter to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to use the name Tàºrkiye in place of foreign versions …

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-07). April Blast at US Base in Syria Being Investigated as Possible Insider Attack. news.antiwar.com An attack on a US base in Syria that took place in April is being investigated as a possible insider attack carried out by a US service member, The attack on a US base in eastern Syria known as Green Village was

DSA, Codepink (2022-06-07). Wednesday 6/8: Venezuelan Feminists. indybay.org 518 valencia, San Francisco…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: High-intensity workouts and reducing risk of injury. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity, especially as many COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/kNqNSA-m3kk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read…

____ (2022-06-07). Tragedies at border constitute ignominious chapter of numerous U.S. human rights crimes. ecns.cn Tragedies at the border constitute an ignominious chapter of the numerous US human rights crimes. The US government treats migrants cruelly with drastic measures and inhumane operations.

Andrew Ford (2022-06-07). People repel bigots at West Virginia Pride event. liberationnews.org Despite the crowd's visible anger, the hateful language of the bigots was silenced by the crowd shouting, "Love wins! Love wins!"

Ramona Celis (2022-06-07). Hadley, Mass. workers file for first Trader Joe's union. liberationnews.org Trader Joe's #512 in Hadley, Massachusetts announced publicly on May 14 their intention to unionize. If successful, the Hadley store would be the first unionized Trader Joe's location in the country.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-06-07). Duque regime subjects Colombia to worst levels of violence in decades. colombiareports.com Colombia's security situation has worsened under President Ivan Duque to a point comparable to the most violent period of the country's armed conflict, according to a think tank. According to…

Allan Fisher (2022-06-07). Saturday 6/4: All Out for Palestine. indybay.org All Out for Palestine, Saturday 5/4, 11 AM – 12: 30 PM, corner of Ocean and Water, Santa Cruz.

Staff (2022-06-07). Cyprus to lodge complaint at UN over Turkey's plan to annex north of nation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Associated PressJune 6, 2022 Cyprus to UN: Turkey seeks full control of breakaway north Cyprus will lodge a complaint with the United Nations over Turkey's new financial assistance deal with breakaway Turkish Cypriots that demonstrates Ankara's "complete control" over them, the president of the ethnically divided island nation said Monday. President Nicos Anastasiades, a Greek …

Murray Horton (2022-06-07). Australia's Newly Elected Labor Prime Minister Anthony Albanese Rushed to Meet with Joe Biden in Tokyo After His Election Victory to Fortify Anti-Chinese Alliance. covertactionmagazine.com Australian Labor Party a pale shadow of what it was in the 1970s under Gough Whitlam—who was overthrown in a …

Karen Conner (2022-06-07). Preview: What to Look for In the May Consumer Price Index. cepr.net With wage growth slowing and supply chain problems easing, we are not seeing the wage-price spiral of the 1970s. But the war-related price increases for food and energy will still be bad news for the overall inflation picture and US consumers.

Staff (2022-06-07). Following Karabakh war, Turkish-Azerbaijani relations reach level of strategic alliance" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 6, 2022 MFA: Azerbaijani-Turkish alliance will continue to develop an upward trend "The Republic of Azerbaijan has always highly appreciated the brotherly Turkiye's full support for the position of Azerbaijan…especially full political and moral support during and after the 44-day Patriotic War," said Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, APA's correspondent in Istanbul …

Fight Back (2022-06-07). Renters also facing sticker shock. fightbacknews.org San José, CA – Gas stations, grocery stores and car dealers are not the only places people are facing sticker shock, as anyone looking to rent can tell you. Prices to rent an apartment are up around 20% over the last year. | While it is true that the biggest rent increases are for new tenants, and most tenants don't face such large increases, the burden of rising rents is the single biggest factor in the 40-year high inflation rate cutting working people's purchasing power. Almost one-fifth of inflation comes from rent increases, more than the more widely mentioned gasoline or cars. | Working-class and oppressed…

Staff (2022-06-07). Pakistani national defense university delegation honors Azeri "martyrs" of wars with Karabakh. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyJune 7, 2022 Pakistani delegation visits the National Defense University On June 7, the Acting Rector of the National Defense University, Professor Lieutenant General Heydar Piriyev received the leadership of the National Defence University of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, visiting Azerbaijan, and the listeners of the "National Security and War Course," APA …

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-07). De Facto Haitian Government's Invitation to Americas Summit Reveals US Double Standards. cepr.net Latin America has often served as a willing accomplice to US neocolonialism in Haiti. It is long past time for that to end.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-07). Mariupol People Speak About The Azov Battalion/ By Graham Phillips. marktaliano.net

March for Our Lives (2022-06-07). Saturday 6/11: Oakland: March for Our Lives to End Gun Violence. indybay.org Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland, CA 94612…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

Center for Biological Diversity (2022-06-07). 9th Circuit Affirms Moratorium on Offshore Fracking Off California, Orders More Review. indybay.org LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2022 — A federal appeals court today affirmed a lower court decision that prohibits offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast.

____ (2022-06-07). U.S. has played a hand in every global food crisis in history. ecns.cn In fact, the US has played a hand in every global food crisis in history. The US, along with a handful of other countries, by manipulating the global food trade system, have established their food hegemony and gained tight control over international food prices.

____ (2022-06-07). Universal Beijing Resort to reopen at 75% capacity on June 15. ecns.cn Universal Beijing Resort will reopen at 75 percent capacity on June 15. All tourists entering Universal Resort need to provide a valid negative proof of nucleic acid test done within 72 hours, the resort announced on Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-07). S.Korean president names new ambassador to China, Japan, Russia, UN. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol named new ambassadors to China, Japan, Russia and the United Nations, the presidential office said Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-07). Unique landscape: Good harvest in sight in Beijing's experimental field. ecns.cn A good harvest is in sight in the experimental field near Beijing's third ring road. The field belongs to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and is dubbed the most expensive crop field in Beijing.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-06-07). Protest Against Gun Violence at Golden Gate. indybay.org Over a thousand in "March for Our Lives"

Our Downtown ‚Ä¢ Our Future (2022-06-07). Thursday 6/30: A Night at the Movies to Celebrate Local Activism. indybay.org Vets Hall Santa Cruz | 846 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 9 60…

____ (2022-06-07). Underwater Great Wall emerges. ecns.cn A section of the underwater Great Wall emerged recently due to the dropped water level. The section, built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), had been submerged after Panjiakou reservoir was completed.

Out with OVO! (2022-06-07). Petition: Repeal the Oversized Vehicle Ordinance. indybay.org Santa Cruz Cares is calling on all our neighbors to take a stand against the Oversized Vehicle Ordinance (OVO)! | Sign the petition here: www.change.org/p/repeal-the-oversized-vehicle-ordinance

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to prevent injuries when playing pickleball. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The game of pickleball is surging in popularity across the country. It can be played at any age and skill level. While many might assume that pickleball is a slower, lower-impact sport, experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to remember that injuries from playing pickleball can and do happen. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lfOkCWO5pNo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Consumer Health: Kids and swimming safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be observed May 23—29, which makes this a good time to learn more about keeping kids safe around the water. For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at a lake or pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider some safety tips. Swimming after eating The old saying about waiting an hour after eating before swimming isn't entirely true. It's OK…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Consumer Health: Understanding C. diff infection. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Clostridioides difficile is a bacterium that causes an infection of the large intestine. The bacterium is often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff. Some people carry C. diff bacteria in their intestines but never become sick. They are carriers of the bacteria and may spread infections. Illness from C. diff typically occurs after using antibiotics. It most commonly affects older adults in hospitals or long-term care facilities. About 200,000 people in the U.S….

____ (2022-06-07). China responds 'professionally and safely' to Australian surveillance craft: spokesman. ecns.cn China responds "professionally and safely" to Australian surveillance craft approaching territorial airspace of Xisha Islands: spokesman…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How are rotator cuff tears treated? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I injured my rotator cuff recently and was told I was not a candidate for surgery. However, a friend shared that there's a new minimally invasive treatment option that uses a balloon implant. How does this procedure work, and how does it compare to traditional treatments? ANSWER: The rotator cuff is a group of muscles critical for the strength, stability and function of the shoulder. Tears of the rotator cuff tendons are a common…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Fibroids and pregnancy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24, single and looking forward to having a family one day. I was recently diagnosed with fibroids. What treatment options would allow me to have a baby in the future? ANSWER: Fibroids are noncancerous masses made of muscle that grow within the uterus. While fibroids are common — they are present in over 75% of women — most people don't have symptoms or pregnancy problems due to fibroids, and everyone does not need…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to have a productive visit with your health care professional. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether an appointment has been on the calendar for months or your visit to your health care professional's office is because of a sudden issue, getting the right treatment and answers to questions starts with a productive conversation. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/cs4SewSV2LU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-06-07). China reaps over half of winter wheat faster than last year. ecns.cn China had harvested around 55 percent of its winter wheat by Monday, beating last year's halfway date by two days, official data showed Tuesday.

Fresh Meat Productions (2022-06-07). Thursday 6/16: 2022 Fresh Meat Festival of transgender and queer performance. indybay.org

____ (2022-06-07). China maintains level-III emergency response for floods. ecns.cn China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters continued to maintain a level-III emergency response for flood control as heavy rains are forecast to batter some southern regions of the country.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic, NAACP to welcome inaugural RISE for Youth cohort on June 6. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and NAACP Rochester Branch will welcome 40 promising high school and college students to RISE for Youth, on Monday, June 6. This program, which is in its inaugural year, is designed to help Black and underrepresented students find pathways to success in education and employment. RISE stands for Reflect, Inspire, Strengthen and Empower, and is an approach developed by Anjali Bhagra, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic's Office of Equity,…

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2022-06-06: News Headlines

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-06-06). Ukraine volunteer fighter and US citizen Craig Lang armed by Colombia to overthrow Venezuela's gov't, FBI source says. thegrayzone.com An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó. Lang is wanted by the US for murdering a couple in Florida and robbing them to pay for his trip to the Venezuelan border. He is also …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). A Second Left-Wing Progressive Wave is Emerging in Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Manolo De Los Santos, Gisela Cernadas The 9th Summit of the Americas, scheduled to take place in Los Angeles in June, remains uncertain. Since the Biden administration has not invited the leaders of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela on the grounds of "democracy issues", the leaders of Cuba, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina, and other countries have expressed the possibility…

WSWS (2022-06-06). NATO opens Northern front in war against Russia. wsws.org The United States has put into motion plans, years in the making, to turn Sweden and Finland into frontline states in the war against Russia.

Staff (2022-06-06). Eni and Repsol to Start Exporting Venezuelan Oil to Europe. orinocotribune.com The United States issued licenses for oil companies to operate in Venezuela. | The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted the "slight but significant steps" that the United States took by "providing licenses" to oil companies to operate in the South American country, as part of the economic sanctions relief announced by Washington after the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. | Italian oil company Eni and Spanish Repsol could start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to offset Russian crude, resuming oil-for-debt swaps that halted more than two years ago when W…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). UPDATED: Ukrainian Forces Shot Down Their Own Aircraft (Videos). southfront.org On May 5, Ukrainian forces celebrated another "victory". Videos showing an aircraft intercepted in Ukraine was widely spread on the social media with reports that a Russian Su-25 was shot down near the town of Orekhovo in the Zaporozhye region. | However, later Russian sources shared another video from a drone showing that a Ukrainian aircraft was destroyed over the Donbass front lines. It was reportedly intercepted by Ukrainian forces. The pilot was reportedly killed as a result of the…

Laurent Brayard (2022-06-06). Ukrainian Army terror bombings. mronline.org Since Sunday, 29 May, Ukrainian artillery has opened fire on exclusively civilian residential areas in the city of Donetsk and other cities in Donbass. The Ukrainian army has always engaged in terror bombing, in order to terrorise the population and kill Russians, since the beginning of the Ukrainian aggression in Eastern Ukraine. In Donetsk, the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). Russian Ops in Ukraine: Donbas Cauldron(s) Closing, US-NATO Options Running Out. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for June 6, 2022: — Russian forces continue encirclement and elimination of Ukrainian forces in the Severodonetsk —Lysychansk cauldron; — During encirclements in Syria, similar "offensives" were attempted as acts of desperation; — Claims of Ukrainian "counter-offensives" are a distraction from the overall, imminent strategic defeat these forces…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Decisive Battle For Severodonetsk Gaining Momentum (Videos). southfront.org Russian Msta-S on the outskirts of Severodonetsk | While the advance of Russian-led forces was almost stuk on different front lines in the Donbass, the main hotspot of the Ukrainian war is the Severodonetsk-Lisichansk metropolitan area. | In the city of Severodonetsk, Russian-led forces are advancing from the northern and eastern directions. The battles for the city are conducted by the 2nd and 7th brigades of the LPR People's Militia with attached units, together with units of mobilized Lugansk servicemen and Chechen uni…

Anonymous765 (2022-06-06). Kiev's Forces Counterattack From Flanks, While Russian Advance Stuck In Donbass. southfront.org |

Contributing Writers (2022-06-06). Canada and the Banderites/ By Thierry Meyssan. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Canada and the Banderites, by Thierry Meyssan (voltairenet.org) In previous articles, Thierry Meyssan has shown how the Banderites, collaborators of the worst Nazi exactions in Ukraine and Poland, came to power in Kiev, in the young independent Ukraine. He shows here that, for eighty years, Banderite immigrants have been embedded in the …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On june 6, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in the Azot plant and nearby districts in Severodonetsk city; | Russian forces took full control of the village of Komyshuvakha; | Clashes continue in Vrubovka; | Russian-led forces claimed control of the town of Dolomitnoe, in the Svetlodarsk region; | Russian forces took full control of the village of Nyrkove; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian forces continue in Zolot; | The AFU attempt to counter-attack along…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). 'Beacon of Democracy': Kiev Regime's Practice of Kidnapping People Spirals Out of Control. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Ever since the Obama administration orchestrated the 2014 Euromaidan color revolution (US/NATO's weapon of choice when hijacking entire nations), the mainstream media have been feeding the political West's populace the narrative of Ukraine being the "freedom and democracy lighthouse in the dictatorial post-Soviet darkness". However, after the start of Russia's special military operation more than three months ago, this…

Editor (2022-06-06). "The goal is not to help Ukraine, but to fight Putin" mronline.org This interview comes to us through the kind courtesy of the Swiss journal, Zeitgeschehen im Fokus. In it, Jacques Baud brings us up-to-date on the Ukraine situation, while providing us with great insights, in his usual, inimitable way. He is in conversation with Thomas Kaiser.

Amarynth (2022-06-06). Is US/NATO (with WEF help) pushing for a Global South famine? thesaker.is By Michael Hudson and posted with the author's permission Is the proxy war in Ukraine turning out to be only a lead-up to something larger, involving world famine and a…

Staff (2022-06-06). No Intermarium project without Ukraine: Polish PM. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Polish RadioJune 6, 2022 'There is no Three Seas Initiative without free Ukraine': Polish PM Poland's prime minister on Monday said that there could be no Three Seas Initiative without a free and sovereign Ukraine. Mateusz Morawiecki made the remark at the annual congress of local-government officials from the Three Seas region, which is taking …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Russian Kursk Region Under Fire From Ukrainian Artillery (Photos). southfront.org On the morning of June 6, the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the Russian village of Tetkino in the Kursk region. | The village of Tetkino, located on the Russian border with Ukraine, was shelled by the AFU deployed in the Ukrainian Sumy region. The equipment used by the Ukrainian military in the attack was not revealed."The village of Tetkino in the Glushkovsky district was shelled again early this morning. The blows were inflicted on the bridge and local businesses. Information about da…

Anonymous349 (2022-06-06). Russians Steadily Purging Kyiv's Manpower And Equipment In Severodonetsk And Lysichansk. southfront.org Another Ukrainian warplane is shot down in Zhytomyr Region | As of the morning of June 6, the most active military actions on the frontline in the east of Ukraine are ongoing in the areas of Severodonetsk and Lysichansk. | Kyiv's forces deployed there are fiercely resisting to the Russian advance despite the threat of being fully encircled. In previous days, pro-Kyiv sources even claimed that Kyiv units carried out a large counter-attack in Severodonetsk. Nonetheless, photos and videos from the ground demonstrate that Russ…

Staff (2022-06-06). Georgian PM again resists pressure to open second front. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 6, 2022 PM rules out "second front" in Georgia amid Ukraine war, says Gov't, citizens "want peace, stability, development" Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Monday said there would be "no second front" opened in Georgia amid the war in Ukraine, and noted the Government and citizens of the country wanted "peace, stability and …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Trace Of Polish Colonel Spotted In Severodonetsk In Eastern Ukraine. southfront.org Colonel Dariusz Majchrzak | As Russian-led forces advance through the Ukrainian defense in eastern Ukraine, more and more secrets of the Kiev regime are being revealed. | On May 6, documents of Polish Colonel Dariusz Majchrzak were found in the military positions left by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the city of Severodonetsk. The documents confirm that NATO officer was deployed in Severodonetsk and now may be hiding in the Azot chemical plant. | In one of the premises left by the AFU in Severodonetsk, documents for the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). Ukraine Volunteer Fighter, US Citizen Craig Lang, Was Armed by Colombia to Overthrow Venezuela's Government. libya360.wordpress.com Alex Rubinstein An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó….

Kevin Mwanza (2022-06-06). Billionaire George Soros: Civilization May Not Survive The War In Ukraine. moguldom.com Hungarian-American billionaire and philanthropist George Soros said he believes civilization might not survive the war in Ukraine if it degenerates into a third world war. His advice to avoid this is a quick and decisive defeat of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Soros warned that open societies are under siege, autocratic regimes are rising and the …

Chris Hedges (2022-06-06). Chris Hedges: America's Gun Fetish. mintpressnews.com There will be no gun control, not only because of the gun lobby and a corrupt political class, but because for many white Americans the idea of the gun is the only power they have left.

Staff (2022-06-06). NATO holds air-missile defense exercise in Poland, Baltic states. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandJune 6, 2022 Ex Ramstein Legacy trains Allied air defence forces in the Baltic Sea region Fighters and Surface Based Air and Missile Defence (SBAMD) units from Allies and Partners have come together in Poland and the Baltic States to take part in Ramstein Legacy 22, June 6-10. Exercise Ramstein Legacy is Allied …

Amarynth (2022-06-06). Sitrep Operation Z: Back into The Grind while the penny drops in Europe. thesaker.is For the Saker Blog by Saker Staff Weapons incoming Russia have struck a major artery for the shipment of NATO weapons from Europe via the Beskidy railway tunnel. The Beskidy…

Global Research News (2022-06-06). Selected Articles: A New War in the Middle East? Israel Military Exercises Simulates Invasion of Lebanon, War with Hezbollah, and Iran. globalresearch.ca By As Russia edges closer to defeating the US-NATO back…

Tilo Graeser (2022-06-06). No to Nato and war – Yes to peace. indybay.org "Peace is too important to be left to politicians," the publicist stressed, which is why a strong peace movement is still needed. Historian Peter Brandt then spoke in favor of a European security architecture that includes Russia.

Editor (2022-06-06). U.S. wants to surround China with missiles—but can't find Asian country to host them. mronline.org The United States plans to spend billions of dollars to surround China with missiles. But a US military-sponsored study concluded its Pacific allies South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Australia are unlikely to host the offensive weapons.

WSWS (2022-06-06). Australian Rich List reveals accelerating wealth. wsws.org Australia's richest added $75 billion to their fortunes last year, while workers face soaring living costs and lower real wages.

WSWS (2022-06-06). Initial official story on police response to Uvalde shooting crumbles. wsws.org Police waited for over an hour, and the official explanation for inaction is entirely unbelievable.

Kyle Anzalone (2022-06-06). After US and South Korean War Games, North Korea to Tests Flurry of Missiles. news.antiwar.com The US and South Korea wrapped up military drills involving a US aircraft carrier. Following the war games, North Korea tested eight missiles. Washington and Seoul responded to Pyongyang by conducting a series of missile launches. The three-day exercises were led by the USS Ronald Reagan and included ships from the South Korean navy. Joint …

_____ (2022-06-06). On Anthony Blinken's Speech at George Washington University. journal-neo.org The end of May saw a number of striking developments in Washington's foreign policy in relation to China, the USA's main geopolitical foe. Several of these developments took place during President Joe Biden's trip to South Korea and Japan. Particularly worthy of note were the US President's long-anticipated announcement about the launch of the Indo-Pacific …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). ALBA and Nicaragua: Defending Solidarity in a Divided World. libya360.wordpress.com Stephen Sefton Controversy has dogged this June's United States government organized Summit of the Americas. Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela had already given up on the OAS, seriously damaging the credibility of the Organization of American States as a trustworthy hemispheric forum for the countries North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. However many countries decide…

_____ (2022-06-06). Walk For Appalachia's Future Connects Struggles In The Region. popularresistance.org Activists just completed the "Walk for Appalachia's Future" through West Virginia, North Carolina and Virginia to highlight the impacts of fossil fuel extraction on communities and the land. At each stop, they held events with local activists to learn about their struggles and make broader connections. The Appalachian region is a sacrifice zone – rich in mineral wealth that is extracted by large corporations without benefit to the people. West Virginia is the fifth poorest state in the US with low education attainment and high rates of physical and mental diseases. Clearing the FOG speaks with two organizers of t…

WSWS (2022-06-06). Spanish court summons Mike Pompeo to testify on CIA plot to kidnap or assassinate Assange. wsws.org The summons again exposes the imprisonment and planned extradition of Assange as the pseudo-legal cover for a criminal rendition operation.

Moderator (2022-06-06). Hedges: America's Gun Fetish. scheerpost.com Original Illustration by Mr. Fish — "White Light/White Heat" | By Chris Hedges / Special to ScheerPost | Guns were a ubiquitous part of my childhood. My grandfather, who had been a master sergeant in the army, had a small arsenal in his house in Mechanic Falls, Maine. He gave me a 2020 bolt action Springfield rifle when I was 7. By the time I was 10, I had graduated to a Winchester lever action 30-30. I moved my way up the National Rifle Association's (NRA) Marksmanship Qualification Program, helped along by a summer camp where riflery was mandatory. Like many boys in rural America, I was fascinated by g…

DSA, Codepink (2022-06-06). Wednesday 6/8: Venezuelan Feminists. indybay.org 518 valencia, San Francisco…

WSWS (2022-06-06). How Swedish authorities worked to export "herd immunity" to other countries. wsws.org This submission to the Global Workers' Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic documents the attempts made by the Swedish government to export its "herd immunity" strategy of mass infection to countries throughout the world.

WSWS (2022-06-06). OSHA issues wrist-slap fine to JBS for COVID safety violations. wsws.org OSHA and the meat packing giant JBS have reached a settlement over citations for health and safety violations cost seven lives during the first months of the pandemic. JBS will be fined just $14, 2 and institute a flimsy set of new pandemic safety guidelines…

WSWS (2022-06-06). Canadian restaurant worker speaks to the Global Workers Inquest. wsws.org Robin, a restaurant worker from Vancouver, recently spoke to the Global Workers Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic about dangerous working conditions in the hospitality sector and his experience with being twice infected by COVID-19.

____ (2022-06-06). Chinese mainland reports 25 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. ecns.cn Of the new local infections, 16 were reported in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 5 in Beijing, and 4 in Shanghai.

____ (2022-06-06). Over half of Hong Kong citizens get booster shot. ecns.cn As another 24,373 people got vaccinated on Sunday, nearly 60 percent of citizens in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) have received their booster shot against COVID-19, according to the official website of Hong Kong newspaper Wen Wei Po.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: High-intensity workouts and reducing risk of injury. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity, especially as many COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/kNqNSA-m3kk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read…

TeleSUR, JL (2022-06-06). Expresidente brasileño Lula da Silva da positivo a la Covid-19. telesurtv.net El candidato presidencial se encuentra asintomático, mientras que su esposa tiene síntomas leves.

WSWS (2022-06-06). Expand the Newark, New Jersey, health care workers' strike! wsws.org The workers at Saint Michael's Medical Center cannot win their demands without appealing to other workers in a fight against not only Prime Healthcare, but also the entire profit-based health system.

Staff (2022-06-06). President Maduro: US Killed any Chance of Success at Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said that Washington has forfeited any chance of a successful Summit of the Americas by excluding three countries from the region. "The US government itself was in charge of killing the possibility of success of this summit," said President Maduro in an interview with Atilio Borón, host of the Argentine radio program Dialogo Internacional, on National University of Avellaneda Radio and Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Association Radio. | Maduro thanked those countries of the Americas, numbering over 25, that expressed solidarity with Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba, by condemning, in s…

Willie Randall (2022-06-06). Resisting the Curriculum of Racist Violence. zcomm.org After the Buffalo massacre, CRT bans are more destructive and delusional than ever…

Zach Farber (2022-06-06). U.S. women's national soccer team wins equal pay contract following lawsuit victory. liberationnews.org On May 18, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced that it ratified a collective bargaining agreement which pays the U.S. men's and women's national teams equally.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Military Situation In Iraq On June 6, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Iraqi Defense Minister Juma Inad will travel to Cairo, the capital of Egypt next week to strengthen Iraqi-Egyptian military ties, according to Iraqi media; | On June 4, the Iraqi security forces discovered an ISIS weapons depot in Anbar province; | On June 5, 14 ISIS members including several commanders were detained by the Iraqi security forces in Baghdad province; | As a result of the operations of the Iraqi Armed Forces, 13 ISIS members were killed in the provinces of Di…

Editor (2022-06-06). Robert F. Kennedy: A Golden Age Cut Short. scheerpost.com By Robert Kennedy's death came when America was on the cusp of transformation. It was changing from a racist, sexist, authoritarian, war-mongering society toward a society of more equal social and political justice — the kind that western Europe was adopting. | It has been all downhill since that fateful day in June 1968. Much of that progressive change was stalled for decades. Kennedy was uniquely positioned among politicians to bridge the widening divisions — a gaping hole, really — b…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-06). Military Situation In Syria On June 6, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 6, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 12 times: 6 — in Aleppo province, 6 — in Idlib province; | On June 6, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces near Sarmaniyah; | On June 6, the Russian Military Police and Turkish forces conducted a joint patrol in the eastern countryside of the city of Ain al-Arab; | On June 5, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions near Manbij; | On…

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2022-06-05: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-05). 14 mln Ukrainians flee homes amid conflict: UN. ecns.cn The United Nations (UN) estimated that nearly 14 million Ukrainians have been forced to flee their homes due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the government-run Ukrinform news agency reported on Saturday.

_____ (2022-06-05). US Attempt to Stage an Armed Conflict in GBAR has Failed. journal-neo.org Since the Russian armed forces' special operation to denazify Ukraine was launched on February 24, the US and Britain have been actively trying to create a "second front" against Russia in Central Asia (CA). To this end, the United States has taken active steps to foment, through controlled NGOs, media and US intelligence capabilities, zones …

____ (2022-06-05). Comicomment: The U.S. does not care about the truth at all. ecns.cn The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet visited China from May 23 to 28. Bachelet visited Kashi, Urumqi and other places, walked into the cotton fields. The High Commissioner also said at the press conference that she had unsupervised and extensive meetings during the visit.

Alan MacLeod (2022-06-05). Elon Musk Is Not a Renegade Outsider — He's a Massive Pentagon Contractor. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod &#1 ; | Austin, Texas — Elon Musk's proposed takeover of Twitter has ruffled many feathers among professional commentators. "Musk is the wrong leader for Twitter's vital mission,"

____ (2022-06-05). China's State Grid to invest over 0 bln yuan in power grid projects in 2022. ecns.cn The State Grid Corporation of China said that it will invest an all-time high of more than 0 billion yuan (about 74.5 billion U.S. dollars) in power grid projects in 2022 to help bolster the country's economic growth amid the COVID-19 epidemic.


Binoy Kampmark (2022-06-05). Platinum Jubilees and Republican Questions. dissidentvoice.org The platinum jubilee will bore and cause some to yawn. It might certainly agitate the republican spleen in the fourteen countries where Queen Elizabeth II remains a constitutional head of state. But the question remains: How does the institution this figure represents endure, if it should at all? A rash of countries have expressed an …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: High-intensity workouts and reducing risk of injury. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity, especially as many COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/kNqNSA-m3kk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read…

____ (2022-06-05). China's e-commerce logistics activities rebound in May. ecns.cn Following a contraction in the previous month, China's e-commerce logistics sector rebounded in May largely due to preventative measures against the COVID-19 epidemic, industry data showed.

____ (2022-06-05). 1st batch of Chinese emergency humanitarian medicine aid arrives in Sri Lanka. ecns.cn The first batch of Chinese emergency humanitarian medicine aid arrived at Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport on Friday night.


Editor2 (2022-06-05). The Angry Arab: Lebanon's Hung Parliament. orinocotribune.com By As'ad AbuKhalil &#1 ; May 29, 2022 | Did Hizbullah really receive a devastating blow in the elections? As'ad AbuKhalil says the answer is not as simple as Western coverage makes it seem. | The gist of Western headlines about Lebanon's election earlier this month were the same: that either Hizbullah and its bloc suffered a severe blow or Western allies won hands-down. | In the 128-seat Lebanese Parliament, 65 seats are needed for a majority. In the 2018 election, Hizbullah and its allies held 71 seats. Western media reports give differing results, but all put Hizbullah's bloc below 65 seats. | The Washington Po…

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-06-05). World Environmental Day: Nile Breweries renews pledge to protect the environment. plusnews.ug As Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2022 World Environment Day (WED), Nile Breweries limited (NBL), a subsidiary of AB InBev, the world's largest brewer has reechoed its commitment to protect the environment. "We depend on healthy, natural environments and thriving communities to brew our beer and we are committed to …

Kungu Al-Mahadi Adam (2022-06-05). Bobi Wine in Somaliland for African Security Dialogue. plusnews.ug The leader of Uganda's leading opposition political party, National Unity Platform (NUP), Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, is participating in an international conference on peace and state-building taking place in Hargeisa, Somaliland's Capital. The two-day conference which aims at addressing issues and exchange views on contributory factors that affect security and state-building in Africa, …

Fight Back (2022-06-05). Chicago: ChiArts part-time teaching artists vote to join CTU. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Teaching artists and school office staff at Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) have voted to join the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), June 3. Three office staff voted to join the union, and later in the day, part-time arts teachers – who make up the backbone of the school's programs in the visual arts, music, theater, dance and creative writing conservatories voted 75% (41 yes to 14 no ) to join the union. | "It's a joy and an honor to welcome these new members into the CTU family," said CTU President Jesse Sharkey. "This school doesn't run without its office staff and its teaching artists, an…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-06-05). New Evidence Implicates CIA, LAPD, FBI and Mafia as Plotters in Elaborate "Hit" Plan to Prevent RFK From Ever Reaching White House. covertactionmagazine.com Yet even after over 50 years, high government officials like Vice President Kamala Harris are still trying to cover up …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How do you treat hemorrhagic cysts? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, and what is the treatment for them? Will having one of these cysts affect my ability to conceive? ANSWER: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts happen in women who haven't gone through menopause. They are a result of ovulation. Why some women develop these cysts and others do not isn't clear. Treatment for hemorrhagic ovarian cysts depends on the size of the cyst and if it causes symptoms. Symptoms usually include pelvic…

____ (2022-06-05). China launches Shenzhou-14 crewed spacecraft. ecns.cn A Long March-2F carrier rocket carrying the crewed Shenzhou-14 spacecraft blasted off at 10: 44 a.m. Beijing Time from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Sunday.

____ (2022-06-05). China to launch Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship on June 5. ecns.cn China will launch its Shenzhou-14 crewed spaceship at 10: 44 a.m. Beijing Time on June 5 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said at a press conference on Saturday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

____ (2022-06-05). China, Timor-Leste agree to strengthen regional cooperation, safeguard multilateralism. ecns.cn President of Timor-Leste Jose Ramos-Horta and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday expressed common willingness to strengthen regional cooperation and safeguard multilateralism.


Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Consumer Health: Kids and swimming safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be observed May 23—29, which makes this a good time to learn more about keeping kids safe around the water. For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at a lake or pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider some safety tips. Swimming after eating The old saying about waiting an hour after eating before swimming isn't entirely true. It's OK…

____ (2022-06-05). The green modernization for a beautiful China, world. ecns.cn In 1972, the United Nations designated June 5 as World Environment Day to foster environmental awareness and prompt action. China, the second-largest economy in the world, has celebrated the annual event with solid steps in environmental protection.

____ (2022-06-05). UN Security Council welcomes truce extension in Yemen. ecns.cn The UN Security Council on Friday welcomed the extension of the UN-brokered truce in war-torn Yemen, which began on April 2.

____ (2022-06-05). Mudslide derails high-speed train in SW China, killing driver. ecns.cn A high-speed train derailed on Saturday due to a mudslide in southwest China's Guizhou Province, killing a driver and injuring an attendant and seven passengers onboard, the China Railway Chengdu Group Co. said on its Weibo account on Saturday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed Sunday, June 5, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than 16.9 million cancer survivors are alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to advances in cancer screening and treatment. Many cancer treatments take a toll, though, in the form of side effects…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to have a productive visit with your health care professional. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Whether an appointment has been on the calendar for months or your visit to your health care professional's office is because of a sudden issue, getting the right treatment and answers to questions starts with a productive conversation. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/cs4SewSV2LU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-06-05). Cradle of Civilization: Shimao Site. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Additional opinions helpful in treating back pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my late 50s and have an active lifestyle. I have had two prior surgeries for a herniated lumbar disk. Recently, I began to have leg pain, which occurred previously, so I believe I must have another herniated disk. I have tried pain medicines and injections in the past, and I've taken up swimming to remain active. Is there anything else I can do to treat this except undergoing surgery again?…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating skin cancer with Mohs surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a time to check your body for signs of this common and preventable disease. Nearly 5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a form of skin cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa (Nie-e-ARE-ah Bar-BOH-sah), a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, , explains how Mohs surgery can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and some types of melanoma….

____ (2022-06-05). PNG FM hails cooperation with China. ecns.cn Soroi Eoe, minister of foreign affairs and international trade of Papua New Guinea (PNG), has hailed the win-win cooperation between PNG and China.

____ (2022-06-05). China, Malaysia vow to safeguard ASEAN-centered regional cooperation framework. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi talked over phone Saturday with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah, and both sides pledged to safeguard the mature ASEAN-centered regional cooperation framework.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Consumer Health: Recovering from a stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about recovering from a stroke with stroke rehabilitation. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and a major cause of serious disability for adults. More than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stroke risk increases with age, especially after 55, but strokes can occur at…

____ (2022-06-05). 1 dead, 8 injured after bullet train derails in SW China. ecns.cn A train driver died and eight others were injured after a bullet train derailed at around 10: 30 a.m.on Saturday in Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to China State Railway Group Co., Ltd.

____ (2022-06-05). Chinese, Iraqis celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in Baghdad. ecns.cn The Iraqi-Chinese Friendship Association on Saturday held an event here to celebrate China's traditional Dragon Boat Festival, as part of its efforts to promote cultural exchanges between the two countries.

____ (2022-06-05). Monkeypox-like symptoms detected in 5-year girl in India, sample sent for testing. ecns.cn Doctors at a private hospital in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have detected monkeypox-like symptoms in a five-year-old girl, officials said Saturday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Osteoporosis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 70-year-old mother is an active person. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking and boating, and regularly playing tennis with a group of other women. Recently, she was diagnosed with osteoporosis and is worried about maintaining her active lifestyle for fear of injury. Can she continue to exercise? If so, which types of exercises will be best for her? Answer: Congratulations to your mother for remaining active as she ages. Exercise is an important…

____ (2022-06-05). Washington in no position to give moral lessons: Uruguayan writer. ecns.cn Washington is in no position to give moral lessons either inside or outside its own frontiers, a Uruguayan writer has said.

____ (2022-06-05). Epic of King Gesar: Heroism spanning 1,000 years. ecns.cn Dubbed "The Iliad of the East," the epic of King Gesar has been recited for more than 1,000 years.

____ (2022-06-05). China, Timor-Leste to further enhance win-win cooperation. ecns.cn Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday held talks with Timor-Leste's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Adaljiza Magno, with both sides agreeing to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation.

____ (2022-06-05). China's warehouse storage sector rebounds in May. ecns.cn China's warehouse storage sector expanded in May, according to a survey jointly released by the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing and CMST Development Co., Ltd.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Gardening grows benefits for body and mind. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Harvesting a vegetable garden may bring more than just dinner. Nutrition experts at Mayo Clinic say gardening is good for your body and mind. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/SET8mLDq3_0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

____ (2022-06-05). Highlights of Shenzhou-14 Mission. ecns.cn Things you should know about the Shenzhou-14 Mission~…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Consumer Health: Understanding C. diff infection. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Clostridioides difficile is a bacterium that causes an infection of the large intestine. The bacterium is often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff. Some people carry C. diff bacteria in their intestines but never become sick. They are carriers of the bacteria and may spread infections. Illness from C. diff typically occurs after using antibiotics. It most commonly affects older adults in hospitals or long-term care facilities. About 200,000 people in the U.S….

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to prevent injuries when playing pickleball. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The game of pickleball is surging in popularity across the country. It can be played at any age and skill level. While many might assume that pickleball is a slower, lower-impact sport, experts at Mayo Clinic say it's important to remember that injuries from playing pickleball can and do happen. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/lfOkCWO5pNo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Fibroids and pregnancy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24, single and looking forward to having a family one day. I was recently diagnosed with fibroids. What treatment options would allow me to have a baby in the future? ANSWER: Fibroids are noncancerous masses made of muscle that grow within the uterus. While fibroids are common — they are present in over 75% of women — most people don't have symptoms or pregnancy problems due to fibroids, and everyone does not need…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-05). Ask the Mayo Mom: Surgical options to repair pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pectus excavatum is a condition where a person's breastbone is sunken into the chest. While the sunken breastbone is often noticeable shortly after birth, the severity of pectus excavatum typically worsens during the adolescent growth spurt. "The initial diagnosis is often based on appearance," explains Dr. Denise Klinkner, a pediatric surgeon at Mayo Clinic Children's Center and practice chair of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Mayo Clinic. "Then when we try to grade the severity, using…

____ (2022-06-05). UN chief urges businesses to prioritize sustainability ahead of World Environment Day. ecns.cn United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged businesses worldwide to prioritize sustainability ahead of World Environment Day, which falls on June 5 annually.

____ (2022-06-05). (W.E. Talk) How does the 'Dual Carbon' target demonstrate China's leadership on climate change. ecns.cn As the global weather conditions are worsening, where's global climate governance heading to? And how should the developed countries better cooperate with the developing counterparts? And why does China's "Dual Carbon" target demonstrate China's leadership on climate change?

Cherry Hitkari (2022-06-05). Extending the Olive Branch: China-Australia Relations. moderndiplomacy.eu It is the third time Beijing has extended an arm of friendship towards Canberra since the new Australian Labour Prime Minister Anthony Albanese assumed power. The desperate move comes at an interesting juncture of geopolitical and economic tensions between the two nations. When things turned sour A traditional US ally, Australia, which established formal diplomatic …

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2022-06-04: News Headlines

The Lancet (2022-06-04). [Editorial] Gun violence in the USA: children's right to health. thelancet.com An epidemic of preventable violence is killing and harming Americans—especially, children and adolescents. On May 24, an 18-year-old man killed 19 children and two adults in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. As the world mourns for the US and its children, the familiar cycle of grief, anger, activism, deflection, and inaction seems to have begun again. We share the view of those who argue that gun violence should be framed as a public health issue rather than a debate over the US Constitution's Second Amendment.

Pratik Chakrabarti (2022-06-04). [Perspectives] Health as activism: rethinking social medicine in India. thelancet.com The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep problems and inequities in India's health infrastructure, which has suffered from decades of underinvestment. But the pandemic also galvanised a wide range of community participation. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), volunteers, and health-care workers arranged for the supply of oxygen, helped register people for vaccination, ran vaccination camps, and visited communities and schools to speak about the virus and precautions. Notably, many local women, who trained as accredited social health activists (ASHAs), took part in these efforts.

Richard Horton (2022-06-04). [Comment] Offline: WHO's erasure of Palestinians must cease. thelancet.com Global health is a graveyard of good intentions. WHO's Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, gave a widely admired address to the World Health Assembly last week. He spoke of "the profound consequences of conflict" for health and concluded his speech with these words: "Unless we seek peace, we will find war. Today, and every day, we have a choice—we make the choices. And today, and every day, we must choose health for peace, and peace for health. Peace, peace, peace." One choice his agency has made is to erase the existence of over 5 million people from its "comprehensive" assessment of world health…

John Zarocostas (2022-06-04). [World Report] WHA sees changes to health regulations and WHO funding. thelancet.com A landmark decision has been made at the World Health Assembly on sustainable financing to help enhance the independence of WHO in global health. John Zarocostas reports from Geneva.

Johannes H A M Kaanders (2022-06-04). [Correspondence] Head and neck cancer: high-end technology is no guarantee of high-quality care. thelancet.com After seven impressive wins of the Formula 1 World Championship, Lewis Hamilton was defeated in Abu Dhabi in December, 2021, by Max Verstappen, a young talented Dutch driver. In my opinion, Verstappen did not win because he had a faster car but because he was the better pilot and because he had support from a better strategic team.

Paul Adepoju (2022-06-04). [World Report] Nigeria's new law aims to provide health insurance to all. thelancet.com In Nigeria, where only 3% of the population has health insurance coverage, a new law has been signed to provide coverage for all. Paul Adepoju reports.

Nabil F Saba, Mayur D Mody, James W Rocco, Robert I Haddad, Sue S Yom (2022-06-04). [Correspondence] Head and neck cancer: high-end technology is no guarantee of high-quality care — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Johannes H A M Kaanders for commenting on our Seminar in which we discussed recent advances in the management of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.1 We agree with the need to exert caution in the wide and uncontrolled implementation of novel modalities such as transoral robotic surgery and proton therapy. We also agree with the need to generate confirmatory data for these modalities Both transoral robotic surgery and proton therapy are tools with the potential to refine and advance existing (approved) modalities.

Fay Bound Alberti (2022-06-04). [Perspectives] Harold Gillies and the battleground of surgical innovation. thelancet.com The damaged faces of soldiers treated by Harold Gillies have become something of a staple of popular culture since the World War 1 centenary. Thus, "shocking pictures" of "horribly disfigured" servicemen have featured in British tabloids, their faces assembled into a jarring photo-mosaic, showing a damaged mass of missing jaws and blown-away noses before being salvaged, corrected, and filled in by the pioneering New Zealander and so-called father of plastic surgery. Historians of medicine have recounted how the case photographs of the patients Gillies treated have even made their way into video games.

Geoff Watts (2022-06-04). [Obituary] Donald Paul Pinkel. thelancet.com Paediatric oncologist specialising in leukaemia. He was born on Sept 7, 1926 in Buffalo, NY, USA, and died on March 9, 2022 in San Luis Obispo, CA, USA, aged 95 years.

Marta Paterlini (2022-06-04). [World Report] Warnings over doctor shortages amid Italian health reforms. thelancet.com As the Italian Health Ministry plans changes to primary care, health workers associations warn of a shortage of staff. Marta Paterlini reports.

Susan D Reed, Xiaolei Zhou, Laura Ichikawa, Jennifer L Gatz, Jeffrey F Peipert, Mary Anne Armstrong, Tina Raine-Bennett, Darios Getahun, Michael J Fassett, Debbie A Postlethwaite, Jiaxiao M Shi, Alex Asiimwe, Federica Pisa, Juliane Schoendorf, Catherine W Saltus, Mary S Anthony, APEX-IUD study team (2022-06-04). [Articles] Intrauterine device-related uterine perforation incidence and risk (APEX-IUD): a large multisite cohort study. thelancet.com Although the risk for uterine perforation with IUD insertion 4 days to 6 weeks or less post partum is nearly seven times that of insertion non-post partum, perforation remains an incredibly rare event for all clinical time points. Despite a slight increased risk of perforation with breastfeeding at IUD insertion, the benefits of breastfeeding and effective contraception generally outweigh risks and should have little clinical impact. Therefore, IUD insertion timing should be based on individual desire for IUD contraception and patient convenience to assure an IUD insertion can occur.

Deborah Bartz (2022-06-04). [Comment] Incidence of perforation with intrauterine devices. thelancet.com When available and used properly, intrauterine devices (IUDs) are near-perfect birth control as they provide highly effective protection against pregnancy with minimal to no adverse systemic side effects. Therefore, patient satisfaction rates are high.1 Given these successes, IUD provision has markedly expanded.2,3 In many contraceptive markets globally, new IUD doses and sizes have been added recently. Several devices are indicated for extended use beyond their labelled duration, for post-partum and post-abortion placement,4 for emergency contraception,5 for use in people at extremes of reproductive age, for pre…

Editor (2022-06-03). DHS 'concerned' over Nazis returning to U.S. after fighting in Ukraine. Why isn't the media? mronline.org U.S. corporate media has provided glowing coverage to Paul Gray, a notorious American white nationalist fighting in Ukraine. A DHS document warns he's not the only U.S. fascist drawn to Kiev.

Editor2 (2022-06-03). Biden in Asia: Further Steps Toward War with China. orinocotribune.com By Brian Victoria &#1 ; May 27, 2022 | For observers of President Biden's recent visit to Asia it will come as no surprise that, as in the past, the US sought to encourage Asian allies to join in further strengthening its political, economic and especially military containment of China. Like the US role in prolonging the war in Ukraine in order to weaken Russia, the US hopes to weaken China so that it will be unable to challenge American hegemony. | On Monday, May 23rd, when Biden was asked by a reporter if the United States would respond militarily if China attempted to invade Taiwan, the president responded, "Y…

Vijay Prashad (2022-06-03). Africa, the collateral victim of a distant conflict: The Twenty-Second Newsletter (2022). mronline.org Debt hangs over the African continent like a wake of vultures. Most African countries have interest bills that are much higher than their national revenues, with budgets managed through austerity and driven by deep cuts in government employment as well as the education and health care sectors.

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-03). US Official Can't Imagine the US and Russia Negotiating New START Replacement. news.antiwar.com A senior Biden administration official New START limits the number of missiles, bombers, and warheads the US and Russia can have deployed. President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to extend the treaty for five years back in January 2021. US and Russian officials had held arms control talks since then, but they fell apart afte…

_____ (2022-06-03). Paris Lost Direction or What's going on in Mali? journal-neo.org Franco-Mali relations have been feverish for the past two years, following the August (2020) coup in Mali, when President Ibrahim Boubacar KeàØta was replaced by the military. And for an outside observer it looks like a bout of split personality in Paris. France has announced, since June 2021, through the mouth of its President E. Macron, …

Staff (2022-06-03). Venezuela's Army Disables 17th Colombian Narco-Jet of 2022. orinocotribune.com Operation Relámpago del Catatumbo continues to destroy illegal facilities used by Colombian narco-terrorist groups. | On Wednesday, June 1, using fighter planes, the Comprehensive Aerospace Defensive System of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) disabled an illegal aircraft of armed Colombian drug traffickers (TANCOL). This marked the 17th Colombian narco-jet downed by Venezuelan authorities in 2022 alone. | The operation took place in the Rómulo Gallegos municipality of Apure state. The information was released by the Operational Strategic Commander of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (CEOFANB), Doming…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Mayo Clinic Minute: High-intensity workouts and reducing risk of injury. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org High-intensity function training, such as boot camp-type exercise classes, continues to grow in popularity, especially as many COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, explains how someone can reap the benefits of this type of exercise while avoiding injury. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/kNqNSA-m3kk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read…

____ (2022-06-03). (W.E. Talk) Covid-19 pandemic in U.S. politicized and polarized: U.S. professor. ecns.cn "Everything in the United States right now is politicized and polarized, and when it comes to the pandemic, that's of course even more unfortunate," said Professor Andreas Wimmer from Columbia University at the talk show "Cultural Relativity".

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-03). Congreso peruano declina interpelación contra Aníbal Torres. telesurtv.net El jefe ministerial sería juzgado por extender el estado de excepción con medidas preventivas contra la Covid-19.

____ (2022-06-03). China leverages financial toolbox to spur domestic demand. ecns.cn Faced with resurgences of COVID-19 and external uncertainties, China is maneuvering monetary and fiscal policies to spur domestic demand.

TeleSUR -ysm -HIM (2022-06-03). Portugal registra récord de muertes por Covid-19 desde febrero. telesurtv.net Autoridades sanitarias estiman que Portugal superó el pico de contagios de la sexta ola de Covid-19.

Staff (2022-06-03). President Maduro Visits Socialist Commune in Caracas. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, June 1, within the framework of the Communal Homeland Plan, Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro and various ministers visited the Altos de Lídice Socialist Commune in Caracas, where they held discussions regarding the productive development of Venezuela's communes. The head of state took a tour of the socio-productive areas of the community and met with cooperative members, entrepreneurs, and community producers. | "I want to be more and more connected with the reality of the neighborhood, with the reality of the people," President Maduro said. "For that, I created the 1àó10 System of Good…

IMEMC News (2022-06-03). Palestinian Injured After Israeli Colonizers Invaded Nabi Saleh. imemc.org On Thursday evening, medical sources reported that Israeli soldiers injured a young man after the locals intercepted an attack by illegal Israeli colonizers against Nabi Saleh village, northwest of Ramallah, in the central West Bank. The sources said many paramilitary colonizers from the illegal Halamish colony, built on stolen Palestinian land, invaded the southern area …

Editor (2022-06-03). African Liberation Day 2022: Smash neo-colonialism! mronline.org The age of classical colonialism in Africa changed the course of history. Exploited trade agreements and pseudo alliances between African nobility and European merchants led to heightened warfare, looting, and genocide across the continent.

Editor (2022-06-03). How China strengthened food security and fought poverty with state-funded cooperatives. mronline.org The world faces a food crisis due to war, sanctions, and inflation. China has shown how to strengthen food sovereignty, while fighting poverty, with state-funded agricultural cooperatives, government crackdown on waste, and investment in technology.

Editor (2022-06-03). Crisis of Sri Lankan capitalism provokes a popular uprising. mronline.org Since early April, Sri Lanka has been engulfed by a wave of mass protests demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Thousands of workers and students have mobilised in the most significant mass movement in 30 years.

Ann Brown (2022-06-03). While America Catches An Inflation Cold, Black America Gets Pneumonia. moguldom.com The U.S. economy saw a slight reprieve from inflation when the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report showed a decrease from 8.5 percent in March to 8.3 percent in April, but inflation is still at a 40-year high. Even though it is good news, experts warn inflation is not going away anytime soon and Black communities are …

Kevin Mwanza (2022-06-03). Crypto Vultures Are Stealing Imaginary Land In The Metaverse: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Buying and selling imaginary land is the latest craze in the new economy of the blockchain-based virtual world that runs on non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Bubbleheads are spending thousands of dollars purchasing land in the metaverse and some are losing it all to hackers who have perfected the art of hoodwinking the novices. Hackers trick unsuspecting …

TeleSUR- lvm -HIM (2022-06-03). Petroleros de Brasil protestan por derechos ante política privativa. telesurtv.net Tras la manifestación, se realizó una nueva reunión entre las direcciones de las federaciones petroleras.

____ (2022-06-03). China's Long March-2C sends 9 satellites for autonomous cars into orbit. ecns.cn A Long March-2C carrier rocket carrying nine GeeSAT-1 satellites blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in SiChuan Province at 12: 00 p.m. (BJT) on Thursday.

TeleSUR -ysm -HIM (2022-06-03). Cuba en alerta ante peligro de intensas lluvias. telesurtv.net Se pronostican fuertes marejadas al sur del Occidente y Centro, y los vientos serán del sudeste al sur con rachas superiores en áreas de chubascos y lluvias.

____ (2022-06-03). 2022 China Cross-Border E-commerce Trade Fair attracts 2,000 foreign suppliers. ecns.cn 2022 China Cross-Border E-commerce Trade Fair opened Wednesday in Fuzhou, Southeast China's Fujian Province.

TeleSUR, lvm, MER (2022-06-03). FANB de Venezuela desmantela 257 estructuras de grupos armados. telesurtv.net También fueron decomisados 24.700 cartuchos, 880 cargadores nuevos, 55 morteros improvisados y 19 granadas.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Weight-loss survey on Mayo Clinic Diet polled more than 200,000 people in the U.S. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The New Mayo Clinic Diet, the official dietary program developed by Mayo Clinic, released key findings this week from its Diet Mindset Assessment. This survey of over 200,000 consumers in the U.S. provided insights into their mindsets when beginning a new diet program. Survey information was compiled and reviewed by Digital Wellness, a world-leading digital health platform that powers the world's most renowned and trusted weight-loss brands. Key findings of the survey…

____ (2022-06-03). China to safeguard Chinese firms' rights: Ministry. ecns.cn China will take necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, Commerce Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said at a news briefing on Thursday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Consumer Health: Kids and swimming safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be observed May 23—29, which makes this a good time to learn more about keeping kids safe around the water. For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at a lake or pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider some safety tips. Swimming after eating The old saying about waiting an hour after eating before swimming isn't entirely true. It's OK…

____ (2022-06-03). China calls on U.S. to prudently handle trade relations with Taiwan region. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Thursday protested the so-called "U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade" and expressed strong objections.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-03). Regresa a Argentina la marcha "Ni Una menos" telesurtv.net La marcha reivindica la lucha contra la violencia económica, de género, y la falta de reconocimientos a nivel judicial.

TeleSUR, hvh, DRL (2022-06-03). Anuncian moción en el Congreso contra vicepresidenta peruana. telesurtv.net La iniciativa del congresista Jorge Montoya Manrique se realizó bajo el amparo del artículo 131 de la Constitución.

____ (2022-06-03). China launches nine low-orbit satellites. ecns.cn A Long March-2C rocket, carrying nine GeeSAT-1 satellites blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 1, 2022.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-06-03). Perú prorroga emergencia en zona afectada por derrame de crudo. telesurtv.net Uno de los objetivos de esta decisión es terminar de ejecutar el Plan de Acción Inmediato y de Corto Plazo.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

TeleSUR -mcs -HIM (2022-06-03). Registran inflación más alta desde 1998 en países miembros de OCDE. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el FMI, la economía mundial experimenta una inflación sin precedentes en lo que va de siglo, que podría promediar un 7.4 por ciento a nivel global este año.

____ (2022-06-03). Endangered Chinese white dolphins spotted in Guangxi. ecns.cn Chinese white dolphins frolic in waters off Sanniang bay, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in late May, 2022. The number of white dolphins has surged to about 300 from 96 in the Beibu Gulf, south of the Sanniang bay, in 2004.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How do you treat hemorrhagic cysts? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, and what is the treatment for them? Will having one of these cysts affect my ability to conceive? ANSWER: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts happen in women who haven't gone through menopause. They are a result of ovulation. Why some women develop these cysts and others do not isn't clear. Treatment for hemorrhagic ovarian cysts depends on the size of the cyst and if it causes symptoms. Symptoms usually include pelvic…

____ (2022-06-03). China sends 9 satellites for autonomous cars into orbit. ecns.cn China sent nine satellites into orbit aboard a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 12: 00 p.m. on Thursday (BJT) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Site in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). Ask the Mayo Mom: Surgical options to repair pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pectus excavatum is a condition where a person's breastbone is sunken into the chest. While the sunken breastbone is often noticeable shortly after birth, the severity of pectus excavatum typically worsens during the adolescent growth spurt. "The initial diagnosis is often based on appearance," explains Dr. Denise Klinkner, a pediatric surgeon at Mayo Clinic Children's Center and practice chair of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Mayo Clinic. "Then when we try to grade the severity, using…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-03). 5-25-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Summer Sun Safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial kick-off to summertime. For many families, summer includes enjoying outdoor activities and fun in the sun. But, that can also lead to recurring sunburns and potentially other sun related issues, including skin cancer. On May 25th, John Kohorst, M.D., a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic Health System, discussed how to protect your skin from the sun's damaging rays, outlined treatments for common problems and took a closer look at one of the most effective techniques…

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2022-06-03: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-06-03). Biden in Asia: Further Steps Toward War with China. orinocotribune.com By Brian Victoria &#1 ; May 27, 2022 | For observers of President Biden's recent visit to Asia it will come as no surprise that, as in the past, the US sought to encourage Asian allies to join in further strengthening its political, economic and especially military containment of China. Like the US role in prolonging the war in Ukraine in order to weaken Russia, the US hopes to weaken China so that it will be unable to challenge American hegemony. | On Monday, May 23rd, when Biden was asked by a reporter if the United States would respond militarily if China attempted to invade Taiwan, the president responded, "Y…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-03). US Official Can't Imagine the US and Russia Negotiating New START Replacement. news.antiwar.com A senior Biden administration official New START limits the number of missiles, bombers, and warheads the US and Russia can have deployed. President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to extend the treaty for five years back in January 2021. US and Russian officials had held arms control talks since then, but they fell apart afte…

Ann Brown (2022-06-03). While America Catches An Inflation Cold, Black America Gets Pneumonia. moguldom.com The U.S. economy saw a slight reprieve from inflation when the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report showed a decrease from 8.5 percent in March to 8.3 percent in April, but inflation is still at a 40-year high. Even though it is good news, experts warn inflation is not going away anytime soon and Black communities are …

____ (2022-06-03). China leverages financial toolbox to spur domestic demand. ecns.cn Faced with resurgences of COVID-19 and external uncertainties, China is maneuvering monetary and fiscal policies to spur domestic demand.

____ (2022-06-03). (W.E. Talk) Covid-19 pandemic in U.S. politicized and polarized: U.S. professor. ecns.cn "Everything in the United States right now is politicized and polarized, and when it comes to the pandemic, that's of course even more unfortunate," said Professor Andreas Wimmer from Columbia University at the talk show "Cultural Relativity".

_____ (2022-06-03). Paris Lost Direction or What's going on in Mali? journal-neo.org Franco-Mali relations have been feverish for the past two years, following the August (2020) coup in Mali, when President Ibrahim Boubacar KeàØta was replaced by the military. And for an outside observer it looks like a bout of split personality in Paris. France has announced, since June 2021, through the mouth of its President E. Macron, …

____ (2022-06-03). Origin and customs about Duanwu Festival. ecns.cn Duan means the "beginning of the month." Since Tang Dynasty, May and the fifth of a month are referred to as Wu, this is the origin of Duanwu. Since it contains two Wu, this day is also described as Double Wu.

____ (2022-06-03). China sends 9 satellites for autonomous cars into orbit. ecns.cn China sent nine satellites into orbit aboard a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 12: 00 p.m. on Thursday (BJT) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Site in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-06-03). China's Long March-2C sends 9 satellites for autonomous cars into orbit. ecns.cn A Long March-2C carrier rocket carrying nine GeeSAT-1 satellites blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in SiChuan Province at 12: 00 p.m. (BJT) on Thursday.

____ (2022-06-02). U.S. urged to take real responsibility for world peace, development. ecns.cn It is high time that the United States reflected on itself and took real responsibilities for world peace and development, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday.

____ (2022-06-03). China calls on U.S. to prudently handle trade relations with Taiwan region. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Thursday protested the so-called "U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade" and expressed strong objections.

____ (2022-06-03). FM pledges more coordination with island countries. ecns.cn China will enhance coordination with island countries and help them accelerate independent and sustainable development, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday.

____ (2022-06-03). Some 14,400 people affected after earthquake hits China's Sichuan. ecns.cn Preliminary statistics show that 14,427 people have been affected after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Ya'an in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday, according to the city's earthquake relief headquarters on Friday.

____ (2022-06-03). Culture Fact: Dragon Boat Festival. ecns.cn China's Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. The holiday falls on June 3 this year.

____ (2022-06-03). 2022 China Cross-Border E-commerce Trade Fair attracts 2,000 foreign suppliers. ecns.cn 2022 China Cross-Border E-commerce Trade Fair opened Wednesday in Fuzhou, Southeast China's Fujian Province.

____ (2022-06-03). Xinjiang boosts farmers' incomes with intelligent greenhouse system. ecns.cn The agricultural industrial park in Shache County of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has built 3000 intelligent greenhouses in the Gobi Desert, greatly boosting farming efficiency.

____ (2022-06-03). Diejiao dragon boat drifting practiced in Guangdong. ecns.cn People take part in night training of Diejiao dragon boat drifting to greet the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival in Foshan, south China's Guangdong Province, June 1, 2022.

____ (2022-06-03). Endangered Chinese white dolphins spotted in Guangxi. ecns.cn Chinese white dolphins frolic in waters off Sanniang bay, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in late May, 2022. The number of white dolphins has surged to about 300 from 96 in the Beibu Gulf, south of the Sanniang bay, in 2004.

____ (2022-06-03). Tibet still among world's best regions in environment: report. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region remains one of the best environmental areas in the world, with local biodiversity and ecosystems remaining stable in 2021, according to a report issued Thursday.

____ (2022-06-03). UN corporate sustainability initiative launches new strategy to increase engagement in China. ecns.cn UN Global Compact, a corporate sustainability initiative, launched a new strategy to scale the impact of businesses in China to drive progress toward meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

____ (2022-06-03). China to safeguard Chinese firms' rights: Ministry. ecns.cn China will take necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, Commerce Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said at a news briefing on Thursday.

____ (2022-06-03). U.S. Buffalo mass shooting perpetrator indicted on 25 counts. ecns.cn The man who fatally shot 10 Black people and injured three others at a Buffalo supermarket in the U.S. state of New York on May 14 is scheduled to be arraigned on Thursday afternoon on 25 counts of indictment, media reports said.

____ (2022-06-03). Dragon Boat Race builds bridge across Straits. ecns.cn The 2022 Cross-Straits Dragon Boat Race started on Thursday in Xiamen, Fujian province, with the two-day event attracting people from different age groups, including those from Taiwan who are studying or working in Fujian.

____ (2022-06-03). Power supply mostly restored after earthquake in China's Sichuan. ecns.cn The power supply had been restored for more than 48,000 households by Thursday afternoon, after an earthquake jolted the city of Ya'an in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-03). E-commerce development on fast track in Tibet. ecns.cn On the vast plateau, one express delivery truck after another traveled through the Kunlun Mountains Pass at an altitude of more than 4,700 meters, heading to Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

____ (2022-06-03). China launches nine low-orbit satellites. ecns.cn A Long March-2C rocket, carrying nine GeeSAT-1 satellites blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 1, 2022.

____ (2022-06-03). (W.E. Talk) Chinese people never recognize hierarchy: Peking University scholar. ecns.cn "Chinese people never recognized hierarchy," Professor Zhu Suli from Peking University Law School said at the dialogue program "Cultural Relativity".

____ (2022-06-03). New book details Trump administration's botched response to COVID-19 pandemic. ecns.cn It is "the clearest account yet of how Trump's team botched the pandemic," a review recently published by The Atlantic wrote of Silent Invasion, a book written by the Donald Trump administration's coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx.

____ (2022-06-03). 5 killed in U.S. hospital campus shooting. ecns.cn Five people, including the shooter, were killed in a hospital campus shooting on Wednesday evening in Tulsa, the second largest city of U.S. state Oklahoma, authorities said.

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2022-06-02: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-02). US, UK to deliver advanced longer-range missile systems to Ukraine. wsws.org Out of all of the imperialist provocations of recent months against Russia in their proxy war in Ukraine, the US and NATO delivery of longer-range missile systems is one of the most dangerous.

WSWS (2022-06-02). A pair of experiments reveal new details regarding the origin of life on Earth. wsws.org Separate teams of researchers in Japan and Germany have experimentally demonstrated key elements in the chemical processes that led to the appearance of living systems 4 billion years ago.

WSWS (2022-06-02). A record 86 million people forcibly displaced worldwide. wsws.org The equivalent of the population of Germany, or more than one percent of the world's 7.9 billion population, have been driven from their homes…

WSWS (2022-06-02). BA.4/5 Omicron subvariants produce a fifth wave of infection in South Africa despite 97 percent population immunity. wsws.org When the fifth wave of COVID passed through South Africa, population immunity was at an unprecedented 97 percent. Also, recent laboratory study suggests the new BA.4/5 subvariants are even more immune-evading and pathogenic.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Shanghai reopens after suppressing COVID: A triumph for science and public health. wsws.org The effective action in China's largest city saved countless lives and proved the correctness and viability of the country's zero-COVID policy.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Spain, European epicentre of monkeypox, enters seventh COVID-19 wave. wsws.org On April 20, the Socialist Party (PSOE)-Podemos government lifted compulsory masking, one of the few remaining public health measures.

TeleSUR -ysm -HIM (2022-06-02). Presidente dominicano anuncia operativo para frenar delincuencia. telesurtv.net Luego de dos años de restricciones por la Covid-19, el retorno a la normalidad en República Dominicana ha estado plagado por robos, asaltos y homicidios.

Peter Koenig (2022-06-02). Video: Digital Tyranny and the QR Code. The WHO Pandemic Treaty is the Back Door to "Global Governance" globalresearch.ca "The World Health Organization has started drafting a Global Pandemic Treaty on pandemic preparedness that would grant WHO absolute power over global biosecurity, such as the power to implement digital identities / vaccine passports, mandatory vaccinations, travel restrictions, lockdowns, standardized …

WSWS (2022-06-02). Four-week strike at hospitals in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany: Build independent action committees! wsws.org To lead the strike to success, nurses at North Rhine-Westphalia's university hospitals must establish rank-and-file action committees to carry forward and extend the dispute independently of public service union Verdi.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Belgium hit by stoppages across all sectors in day of action over work conditions; Postal workers in Spain on three-day national strike against privatization of national post office; thousands of South African Sibanye-Stillwater gold miners continue three-months pay strike, but unions obstruct joint action with platinum miners; nationwide strike planned in Tunisia against rising cost of living as unions collaborate to impose IMF cuts…

WSWS (2022-06-02). UK: The Deliveroo/GMB model for corporatism. wsws.org The GMB boasts of its intention to prevent workers from taking any action which could "undermine" the "business success" of Deliveroo, including demanding improved pay, terms and benefits. The agreement states, "The Partners are committed to working together to promote good work and good industrial relations…"

WSWS (2022-06-02). RMT union targeted as "Putin's stooges" following UK national rail strike vote. wsws.org The sinister campaign, led by Rupert Murdoch's Times, Sun, and the Daily Mail, seeks to brand strikes by tens of thousands of rail workers as the brainchild of Russian agents.

WSWS (2022-06-02). UK: Reject Cadent and GMB's de facto pay cut! Build rank-and-file committees for unified action. wsws.org Workers are in a powerful position to demand a cost-of-living pay increase. They play a central role in energy supply. Cadent is the largest of Britain's four gas distribution network companies, supplying 11 million homes and businesses.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Amid desperate teacher shortage, East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools eliminates hundreds of positions. wsws.org Are you a teacher, parent or student in East Baton Rouge? Please write in to report on how the layoffs have impacted you and your school.

WSWS (2022-06-02). "Who counted the votes?": Arconic workers erupt in anger after USW claims contract ratification. wsws.org Workers should place absolutely zero trust in the USW's claims of ratification of the deal, which both company and union officials had made clear they wanted to pass.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Michigan Medicine demands nurses accept pay package that is half the rate of inflation. wsws.org As the contract deadline of June 30 approaches, nurses at Michigan Medicine face a struggle against both hospital management and the MNA-UMPNC union.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Australian Labor government cites economic "perfect storm" to demand austerity. wsws.org Labor's sham election slogan of a "better future" has been quickly switched into one of an economic crisis that means that workers must accept "sacrifices."

WSWS (2022-06-02). Australian Catholic school teachers and support staff hold first strike in 18 years. wsws.org While educators in the public and private sector confront the same issues, the unions are keeping their struggles isolated.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Houston janitors prepared to strike as contract expires. wsws.org Thousands of janitors voted to go on strike if a deal cannot be reached with cleaning companies.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Ten years after the Queensland floods in Australia: What has changed? wsws.org After the inundation that hit the Australian states of Queensland and New South Wales this year, the resulting damage and the contemptuous response of state and federal governments highlight the official failures since major floods in 2011.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Meltdown: Three Mile Island — A valuable reconstruction of the 1979 nuclear disaster and its aftermath. wsws.org Meltdown: Three Mile Island, a documentary directed by Kief Davidson, executive producer Carla Shamberg…

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-02). Diputados israelíes rechazan prohibir izado de bandera palestina. telesurtv.net Alrededor de 16 parlamentarios rechazaron la iniciativa, la cual calificaron de racista y fascista.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-02). Metalúrgicos uruguayos anuncian paro general. telesurtv.net Es en respuesta al cierre de la empresa Cinter Aperam, que se retira del país con perjuicio para 200 trabajadores.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-02). Fuerzas israelíes ejecutan a otro joven palestino en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Las tropas israelíes atacan al pueblo palestino con total impunidad, sobre todo a los jóvenes que salen a defender sus campamentos.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-02). Pdte. Bukele justifica estado de excepción con 36.000 detenidos. telesurtv.net El régimen de excepción vulnera distintos principios de derecho, según la Universidad Centroamericana, de San Salvador.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-02). Vinculan a expdte. paraguayo con red de lavado de activos. telesurtv.net El Ministerio Público no ha informado hasta ahora acerca de la apertura de una investigación sobre el tema.

WSWS (2022-06-02). Sri Lankan police intensify witch hunt against anti-government activists. wsws.org The arrests are part of the Rajapakse-Wickremesinghe government's preparation for a broader crackdown on the working class as it imposes the International Monetary Fund's austerity measures.

The Global Research Team (2022-06-02). Global Research Fundraiser: Give Voice to the Truth. globalresearch.ca Through a vast network of authors, scholars, journalists and activists, the objective of Global Research is to contribute to peace and justice. Our commitment for more than 20 years has been to deliver to our readers the unreported, misreported and …

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-02). Entra en erupción el volcán Ulawun en Papúa Nueva Guinea. telesurtv.net La erupción del volcán Ulawun creó columnas de humo que alcanzaron una altura estimada de 3.000 metros sobre el nivel del mar.

TeleSUR -HIM (2022-06-02). Israel ha asesinado a 70 civiles palestinos durante este año. telesurtv.net Del total de civiles palestinos asesinados hasta esta jornada, 13 son menores de edad, y cinco mujeres.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-02). Partidos colombianos apoyan a candidatos del Pacto Histórico. telesurtv.net Colombia Renaciente y Alianza Social Independiente apoyarán a Gustavo Petro y Francia Márquez en la segunda vuelta electoral.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-02). Rusia denuncia a Ucrania por congelar negociaciones. telesurtv.net El portavoz de la Presidencia rusa, Dmitri Peskov, señaló que "Rusia ha formulado con la máxima claridad sus demandas".

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-02). Presidente de Túnez destituye por decreto a 57 jueces. telesurtv.net Los jueces fueron acusados por el Gobierno de corrupción, colusión y encubrimiento de presuntos terroristas.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-06-02). Presidente de la Unión Africana se reunirá con Vladimir Putin. telesurtv.net La visita del actual presidente de la Unión Africana fue organizada tras una invitación del presidente Vladimir Putin.

WSWS (2022-06-02). US bank chief warns of economic "hurricane" wsws.org Speaking to a finance conference yesterday, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said the price of oil could rise to as high as $175 a barrel and continue at high levels for as long as five years.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-02). Renuevan por otros dos meses la tregua en Yemen. telesurtv.net La ONU precisó que la extensión entrará en vigor cuando expire el período de tregua actual.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-02). OPEP+ decide aumentar la producción de petróleo. telesurtv.net Incrementarán la extracción de crudo en 648.000 barriles diarios en los meses de julio y agosto.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-02). Transportistas mexicanos exigen aumento de tarifas. telesurtv.net La Secretaría de Movilidad de la Ciudad de México registra bloqueo de vías en diez puntos de la urbe.

TeleSUR, MER (2022-06-02). Registraduría Nacional de Colombia presenta tarjeta electoral para segunda vuelta presidencial. telesurtv.net El registrador Alexander Vega Rocha indicó que en la boleta se añadirá la casilla para la opción del voto en blanco, pero no tiene efecto jurídico.

TeleSUR, hvh, JDO (2022-06-02). Rechazan en Costa Rica extensión de jornada laboral. telesurtv.net El Frente Amplio solicitó que se discuta la propuesta en base a estudios que prueban los diferentes daños de la jornada extendida.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-02). Analizan primer caso sospechoso de viruela del mono en Paraguay. telesurtv.net La paciente proviene de Mozambique y presenta lesiones cutáneas parecidas a las del tipo de viruela en cuestión.

TeleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-06-02). Tropas rusas continúan su avance en Severodonetsk, Ucrania. telesurtv.net El objetivo de la avanzada rusa es controlar las instalaciones públicas y conservar la infraestructura de la localidad de Lugansk.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-02). Suman 233 los tiroteos masivos en EE.UU. en 2022. telesurtv.net Tras la masacre en Texas, hubo nueve muertos y 70 heridos en tiroteos masivos durante un fin de semana festivo en EE.UU.

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2022-06-01: News Headlines

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). U.S. to send medium-range rocket systems to Ukraine. ecns.cn The United States will send medium-range rocket systems to Ukraine in a new security assistance package, senior administration officials said Tuesday.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Conservation brings gains to Tibetan countryside. ecns.cn The Tibet autonomous region has spent more than 68.4 billion yuan ($10.3 billion) on water conservancy over the past decade, and rural residents no longer need to fetch drinking water on their backs, or break ice to get water.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Shanghai restores normal life. ecns.cn Cars run on a street in downtown Shanghai, Jun. 1, 2022. Shanghai gradually restored production and daily life starting on Wednesday as the current COVID-19 wave was under control.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Trials show China's intranasal COVID-19 vaccine effective. ecns.cn A China-developed intranasal vaccine against COVID-19 has shown to be safe and effective in early-stage human trials, according to a new study published in the journal The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Largest makeshift hospital in Shanghai shuts down. ecns.cn The largest makeshift hospital in Shanghai for COVID-19 patients closed on Tuesday.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Beijing advises against traveling outside city during Dragon Boat holiday. ecns.cn The Beijing government is encouraging all residents to spend the coming Dragon Boat Festival in the city and people should avoid infection by staying away from places of high or medium risk for COVID-19, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating skin cancer with Mohs surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a time to check your body for signs of this common and preventable disease. Nearly 5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a form of skin cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa (Nie-e-ARE-ah Bar-BOH-sah), a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, , explains how Mohs surgery can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and some types of melanoma….

Staff (2022-06-01). Brigadas médicas Henry Reeve que enfrentaron la COVID-19 en Italia reciben placa de reconocimiento. cubadebate.cu Con profunda gratitud recibimos de manos de Angelo Sollazzo, presidente de la Confederación de Italianos en el Mundo, una placa en reconocimiento a la labor de las brigadas médicas Henry Reeve que enfrentaron en ciudades italianas la COVID-19, durante los momentos más complejos de la pandemia. Ese gesto nos llena de orgullo.

Michele de Mello (2022-06-01). Colombia: Leftists gain highest vote in first round of elections. greenleft.org.au Leftist candidates Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez won 40.3% of the vote in Colombia's election and will head to the second round against Rodolfo Hernández and Marelen Castillo from the Anti-Corruption League, reports Michele de Mello.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-01). La reunión de AFL-CIO presenta ideas de trabajadores jóvenes para sindicalizarse. peoplesworld.org MINNEAPOLIS—Cuando reúnes a un grupo de jóvenes trabajadores activistas, no faltan nuevas ideas para sindicalizarse o nuevas prioridades para los sindicatos. La presidenta de AFL-CIO, Liz Shuler, se enteró de eso en una mesa redonda del "Ayuntamiento" de Minneapolis con siete de ellos a fines de mayo. "La gente piensa que somos viejos y pesados, …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: How to know if your teen needs mental health support. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Teenagers are experiencing higher rates of mental health issues during the pandemic. Dr. Marcie Billings, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, says 1 in 5 youth will have a mental health issue in their teen years. Here's what to watch for. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/-WF6NzZpHhc Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. The number of teens needing mental health support…

Foreign Policy in Focus (2022-06-01). Supreme Court Expands Government Secrecy Powers in Torture-Related Case. juancole.com By Robert Pallitto | &#1 ; (Foreign Policy in Focus ) &#1 ; The U.S. government doesn't want to acknowledge a Polish torture site that everyone knows about. By Robert Pallitto | May 31, 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently on the government's use of the state secrets doctrine in an opinion that will make it …

Foreign Policy in Focus (2022-06-01). Supreme Court Expands Government Secrecy Powers in Torture-Related Case. juancole.com By Robert Pallitto | &#1 ; (Foreign Policy in Focus ) &#1 ; The U.S. government doesn't want to acknowledge a Polish torture site that everyone knows about. By Robert Pallitto | May 31, 2022 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled recently on the government's use of the state secrets doctrine in an opinion that will make it …

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Himalaya Airlines launches Kunming-Kathmandu direct flight. ecns.cn A direct passenger flight connecting Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province and Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, was launched Tuesday by Himalaya Airlines.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). China's AG600 firefighting seaplane makes maiden flight. ecns.cn The successful maiden flight of the full-state new-configuration model marked a new phase for the AG600 project and a major breakthrough in developing the firefighting functional model of the large amphibious aircraft.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating skin cancer with Mohs surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a time to check your body for signs of this common and preventable disease. Nearly 5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a form of skin cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Naiara Sbroggio Barbosa (Nie-e-ARE-ah Bar-BOH-sah), a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, , explains how Mohs surgery can be used to treat basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and some types of melanoma….

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). 5-25-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Summer Sun Safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial kick-off to summertime. For many families, summer includes enjoying outdoor activities and fun in the sun. But, that can also lead to recurring sunburns and potentially other sun related issues, including skin cancer. On May 25th, John Kohorst, M.D., a dermatologist at Mayo Clinic Health System, discussed how to protect your skin from the sun's damaging rays, outlined treatments for common problems and took a closer look at one of the most effective techniques…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Cancer and mental health: Mayo Clinic expert dispels myths. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Everyone with cancer experiences it differently and all emotions are valid and important, regardless of the mix or intensity. Shawna Ehlers, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic psychologist and psycho-oncology expert, helps patients cope with the burden of their cancer diagnosis. That includes dispelling myths that stress in their lives caused their cancer or that depression must be suffered through during cancer treatment. "If I had one thing that I could tell all cancer…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Gardening grows benefits for body and mind. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Harvesting a vegetable garden may bring more than just dinner. Nutrition experts at Mayo Clinic say gardening is good for your body and mind. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/SET8mLDq3_0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Consumer Health: Treating bladder cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about this common type of cancer. More than 81,000 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2022, and more than 17,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Bladder cancer occurs in men more frequently than in women, and the risk increases with age, especially after 55. Bladder cancer signs and symptoms…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Scenery of intersection of Yangtze river and Jialing river in Chongqing. ecns.cn The confluence of the Yangtze River and Jialing River reveals a stunning scene, as the two sources of water reflect totally different colors in Chaotianmen port, Chongqing, May 31, 2022.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Xi congratulates China National Children's Center on its 40th anniversary. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, sent a congratulatory letter to extend his warm congratulations.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Fibroids and pregnancy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24, single and looking forward to having a family one day. I was recently diagnosed with fibroids. What treatment options would allow me to have a baby in the future? ANSWER: Fibroids are noncancerous masses made of muscle that grow within the uterus. While fibroids are common — they are present in over 75% of women — most people don't have symptoms or pregnancy problems due to fibroids, and everyone does not need…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). China's first permanent magnetic levitation air train to start trial operation in July. ecns.cn China's first permanent magnetic levitation air train "Xingguo" will start trial operation in July after the ongoing debugging stage. This is the first time that permanent magnet levitation technology has been applied to an air train in the world.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Giant panda cub Shengyi celebrates first birthday in Malaysia. ecns.cn Giant panda cub Shengyi celebrates its first birthday at the Giant Panda Conservation Center of Zoo Negara near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 31, 2022. (Photo/Agencies)…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). China, Tonga vow to enhance friendship, cooperation. ecns.cn Tongan Prime Minister Hu'akavameiliku Siaosi Sovaleni met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi here on Tuesday, with both sides vowing to enhance bilateral friendship and cooperation.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). China to intensify efforts in improving rural transport infrastructure. ecns.cn China is planning to increase its efforts to improve transport infrastructure in rural areas this year, the country's Vice Minister of Transport Zhao Chongjiu said Tuesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). How to care for your children and yourself during tragedies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The collective trauma of the nation continues after a recent string of mass shootings. Having strong emotional responses to these events, even if you do not personally know the victims, is normal, says Dr. Daniel Hilliker, a child psychologist at Mayo Clinic. "Trauma by proxy is a real thing," says Dr. Hilliker. "It's got some of the same types of effects as trauma that you experience more directly. When we learn about these awful events,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Helping children cope with school shooting: Tips for talking about tragedy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As the nation tries to comprehend the shooting at a school in Texas that claimed 21 lives, many are now trying to find ways to have conversations with their children to help them cope. Listening to your child at this time is important, says Dr. Paul Croarkin, a Mayo Clinic child psychiatrist. "Listening provides comfort, stability and safety for children," says Dr. Croarkin. All children have different communication styles. Initially, they may not want to discuss what…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Over 2 million hectares of grain crops sowed across Xinjiang in 2022. ecns.cn Over 33.84 million mu (about 2.26 million hectares) of grain crops have been sowed in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the first five months in 2022, according to local authorities Tuesday.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). U.S. urged to stop fabricating, spreading lies and rumors to smear China. ecns.cn

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Consumer Health: Kids and swimming safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Healthy and Safe Swimming Week will be observed May 23—29, which makes this a good time to learn more about keeping kids safe around the water. For many people, the hot summer days are often spent swimming at a lake or pool. But before you help your child suit up, it's important to consider some safety tips. Swimming after eating The old saying about waiting an hour after eating before swimming isn't entirely true. It's OK…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Guiyang-Huangping Highway in SW China opens to traffic. ecns.cn The Guiyang-Huangping Highway was opened to traffic on Tuesday, shortening the travel time between Guiyang City and Huangping County of Guizhou Province from the current 3.5 hours to just about one hour and 20 minutes.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Consumer Health: Recovering from a stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Stroke Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about recovering from a stroke with stroke rehabilitation. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and a major cause of serious disability for adults. More than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Stroke risk increases with age, especially after 55, but strokes can occur at…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Lion with straight bangs in Guangzhou enjoys overnight fame. ecns.cn A lion with straight bangs at Guangzhou Zoo in Guangdong Province has become popular overnight. Chinese netizens curious about its hairstyle were told by the zoo Tuesday that its bangs are totally natural.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Community leaders are key to reaching people underrepresented in research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To address health disparities and reach underserved communities, work is underway at Mayo Clinic to raise up community voices through community engagement. "Community engagement is an ongoing process," explains Dr. Chyke Doubeni, director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Health Equity and Community Engagement Research. "It's a partnership or collaboration among organizational entities and members of the community. And the sole purpose of this is to solve problems and address priorities that a community sees as…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). PLA steps up patrols amid 'U.S.-Taiwan collusion'. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army's Eastern Theater Command recently conducted interservice combat readiness patrols in the air and waters near Taiwan in a response to collusion between the United States and the island, according to a spokesman for the command.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Defense minister to attend forum. ecns.cn The attendance of China's defense minister at the Shangri-La Dialogue will be vital amid the current fluctuating international situation, and provide an opportunity to avoid miscalculations among different parties, said experts.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: How do you treat hemorrhagic cysts? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, and what is the treatment for them? Will having one of these cysts affect my ability to conceive? ANSWER: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts happen in women who haven't gone through menopause. They are a result of ovulation. Why some women develop these cysts and others do not isn't clear. Treatment for hemorrhagic ovarian cysts depends on the size of the cyst and if it causes symptoms. Symptoms usually include pelvic…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Chinese embassy in Italy presents int'l science cooperation award. ecns.cn The Chinese Embassy in Italy bestowed the 2020 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award to the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) here on Tuesday.

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Scientists prove human middle ear evolved from fish gills. ecns.cn A new study conducted by scientists from China, Sweden, and the United Kingdom reveals that the human middle ear evolved from fish gills.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic expert on how concerned the public should be about monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health officials are investigating the monkeypox outbreak to determine if the virus acquired a mutation that makes it more transmissible or if superspreader events in Europe may be to blame for the current outbreak."Anytime the virus does something new, it catches our attention," says Dr. Richard Kennedy, co-director of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Watch: Dr. Kennedy discusses the current monkeypox outbreak. youtu.be/O80AmMgSGbg Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites are available in the downloads at the end of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: What are fibroids? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 27 and have heavy menstrual cycles. In the past year, I have begun to have more pelvic pain, especially during my period. A friend said I should get checked for fibroids. What are fibroids, and how do you treat them? ANSWER: Uterine fibroids, also called leiomyomas or myomas, are benign masses that come from the muscle portion of the uterus. Fibroids are common. Approximately 80% of people born with a uterus will…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Ambassador: Bilateral relations need people who understand China. ecns.cn The Chinese ambassador to the United States on Tuesday encouraged American students to learn Chinese because a healthy bilateral relationship between China and the U.S. needs people who really understand China and the Chinese language.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic in Arizona receives comprehensive stroke center certification. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announces that it has received certification from DNV as a comprehensive stroke center, reflecting the highest level of competence for treatment of serious stroke events. The DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification is based on standards set forth by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association, and affirms that the medical center addresses the full spectrum of stroke care — diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education — and…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Weight-loss survey on Mayo Clinic Diet polled more than 200,000 people in the U.S. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The New Mayo Clinic Diet, the official dietary program developed by Mayo Clinic, released key findings this week from its Diet Mindset Assessment. This survey of over 200,000 consumers in the U.S. provided insights into their mindsets when beginning a new diet program. Survey information was compiled and reviewed by Digital Wellness, a world-leading digital health platform that powers the world's most renowned and trusted weight-loss brands. Key findings of the survey…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-01). Prof Faith Osier appointed Co-Director of Imperial's Institute of Infection. imperial.ac.uk Leading Kenyan malaria researcher Prof Faith Osier joins Imperial's Department of Life Sciences and is appointed Institute of Infection Co-Director…

Ecns.cn (2022-06-01). Complete review of textbooks underway. ecns.cn The Ministry of Education said it will conduct a complete examination of textbooks used at all school levels and deal with any issues and violations accordingly.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Osteoporosis and exercise. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 70-year-old mother is an active person. She enjoys being outdoors, hiking and boating, and regularly playing tennis with a group of other women. Recently, she was diagnosed with osteoporosis and is worried about maintaining her active lifestyle for fear of injury. Can she continue to exercise? If so, which types of exercises will be best for her? Answer: Congratulations to your mother for remaining active as she ages. Exercise is an important…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-01). Mayo Clinic celebrates successful peregrine falcon banding. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic staff weighed, named and banded four healthy peregrine falcon chicks on Wednesday, May 25. The chicks have been nesting in a box atop the Mayo Building in downtown Rochester. This year's banding comes as Mayo Clinic celebrates the 35th anniversary of its Peregrine Falcon Program. During the banding process, Jackie Fallon, a naturalist with the Mayo Clinic Peregrine Falcon Program, determined peregrine falcon parents Hattie and Orton had 2 females and 2 males. More…

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2022-05-31: News Headlines

Editor2 (2022-05-31). W. Bush's Iraq/Ukraine Slip &#1 ; Same Truth as Kerry's 'Implode'/'Sanctions' Iran Slip in 2013. orinocotribune.com By Ramin Mazaheri &#1 ; May 25, 2022 | The clip of George W. Bush's attempt to condemn Russia's military operation in Ukraine but instead referring to his own autocratic warmongering in Iraq exploded across the internet. | I saw the clip and, perhaps like many, watched it several times in succession. I even found myself returning to it several more times. There is so much to be said about it, and it says so much. It perfectly sums up where we were 20 years ago, the state of the world today, the political gullibility of many, decades if not centuries of US history, counterposes the absolutely different last centur…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Sen. Portman Crosses Into Ukraine, Calls on US to Send MLRS Rockets. news.antiwar.com Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) Portman briefly entered Ukraine while visiting the Ukraine-Moldova border, making him the latest US lawmaker to set foot on Ukrainian territory and push for more US arms to be shipped to the country. | Portman wrote on Twitter that the administration must "immediately" send the MLRS, which Ukraine has been requesting. "The admin…

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-31). And Then There Was No More Empire all of a Sudden. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad empty | Empire denies its own existence. It does not exist as an empire but only as benevolence, with its mission to spread human rights and sustainable development across the world. However, that perspective means nothing in Havana nor in Caracas, where 'human rights' has come to mean regime change, and where 'sustainable development' has come to mean the throttling of their people through sanctions and blockades. It is from the standpoint of the victims of empire that clarity comes. | US President Joe Biden is to host the Summit of the Americas in June, where he hopes to deepen Was…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Ukraine's Unity is Crumbling Amid Serious Military Losses in the Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Vladislav Ugolniy The recent advances of the Russian army have taken their toll on society and are a major setback for the leadership's motivational efforts Ukrainians appear to be losing unity amid military defeats in the Donbass and the economic crisis in the rest of the country. The surge of patriotism that arose when the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Why is Eritrea Supporting Russia? libya360.wordpress.com Dmitry Bokarev After the Russian Federation launched a special military operation to de-Nazify Ukraine, there have been quite a few participants in the international community who turned out to be ready to openly support the Kremlin. A new force has appeared among those that always approve of Russia's actions (Belarus, Syria, and North Korea) —…

Vijay Prashad (2022-05-31). Mali ejects the French military. mronline.org In the first two weeks of May 2022, the Malian military government ejected the French military and withdrew from the French political project, G5 Sahel. Deep resentment spread across Mali because of the civilian casualties from French military attacks and because of the French government's arrogant attitude towards the Malian government.

_____ (2022-05-31). Complaint Filed On South Dakota Senators For Unlawful Activity. popularresistance.org Rapid City, SD – A complaint has been filed with the Senate Ethics Committee in Washington, DC, regarding unlawful activity by both South Dakota Senators, Mike Rounds (R-SD) and John Thune (R-SD). | Electronically filed with the Senate Ethics Committee on empty, the Complaint was sent in by four former patients of the Sioux San Indian Health Service Health Facility (Sioux San) in Rapid City. The complaint states that both Senators pressured the Indian Health Service (IHS) to enter into an unlawful contract for the administration of the Sioux San IHS Health Facility with one of their own non-profit corporat…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). A New War is Being Prepared for After the Defeat in the Face of Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan The Straussian government gathered 85 states in Marrakech to plan the next war in the Sahel. Tens of billions of dollars in weapons, officially destined for the war in Ukraine, are already piling up in the Balkans before being delivered to Daesh jihadists On the front of the stage, Nato assures that it…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Divisions Grow Among NATO Members Over Support for Ukraine. news.antiwar.com European officials told The Wall Street Journal Tuesday that divisions between NATO members on how much support to provide Ukraine have been growing in recent weeks. On one side, Western European nations led by France and Germany are reluctant to send Ukraine heavy weapons, have maintained dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and are calling …

_____ (2022-05-31). The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework And The Decline Of American Empire. popularresistance.org U.S. President Joe Biden is in trouble. The crisis of legitimacy afflicting his administration continues to worsen. A new AP-NORC poll suggests that Biden's approval rating is now 39 percent, with the biggest drop coming from registered Democrats. Only two of ten adults believe that the United States is heading in the right direction, down from three of ten just one month ago. Rising inflation and shortages in basic needs such as baby formula have played a major role in Biden's declining popularity, as has an undue focus on prolonging the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The Biden administration is set to send $40 billio…

Editor2 (2022-05-31). Beyond International Law &#1 ; The Soviet Donation of Crimea to Ukraine in 1954. orinocotribune.com By Peter Reinert &#1 ; May 22, 2022 | The 1954 donation of Crimea to Ukraine at no point respected the obligations of international law and is therefore legally worthless. After its secession from the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian state took over the authoritarian legacy and made itself the illegitimate owner of the peninsula. Since then, the population fought for their independence and statehood, until joining the Russian Federation. | ________________________ | This article from the German language DE-RT website was translated by the New Cold War editorial team with written permission from the publisher. | Click…

Misión Verdad (2022-05-31). Myths of the War in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com Since the beginning of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, the Western-aligned media has promoted a series of myths which immediately fall apart when compared to the reality on the battlefield. | Javier Couso Permuy, a Spanish politician and former deputy in the European parliament, has dismantled these propaganda narratives on one of his Twitter threads, where he exposes the true dirty players of this war. What follows is a summary of these debunked myths: | May 30, 2022 | Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). War Within the War: The Fight Over Land and Genetically Engineered Agriculture. libya360.wordpress.com Mitchel Cohen Soon we shall be covered by wheat. Did you say, wheat? Wheat, wheat. — from Woody Allen's "Love and Death"[1] Ten months before Russian troops poured into Ukraine, that country's President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a bill into law authorizing the private sale of farmland, reversing a moratorium that had been in place since…

_____ (2022-05-31). The Chris Hedges Report: How To Defeat The Billionaire Class. popularresistance.org Since being elected to office in 2013, Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant and her socialist party have been locked in a bitter battle against the city's moneyed elites, who have poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into a corporate PAC called "A Better Seattle" and saturated television and digital platforms with negative advertising. Sawant is hated because she is effective. Following a three-year struggle against the richest man in the world—Jeff Bezos—and his political establishment, she and her allies pushed through a tax on big business that increased city revenues by an estimated $210 to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-31). Cuba's Nonalignment: A Foreign Policy of Peace and Socialism. libya360.wordpress.com Manolo De Los Santos Fidel Castro, president of Cuba, at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly of 1960 In Cuba, "nonalignment" has never meant being neutral, and has always meant being opposed to attempts to divide humanity Though Bandung in Indonesia and Havana in Cuba couldn't be farther apart geographically—with each city located…

Steve Lalla (2022-05-31). No Mention of Uyghur 'Genocide' After UN Human Rights Commissioner Visits Xinjiang. orinocotribune.com May 30, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com)—Saturday, May 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, wrapped up her six-day visit to the People's Republic of China by meeting virtually with the country's president, Xi Jinping. | Bachelet visited China at a time when the country is being victimized by accusations that it is carrying out a genocide against the Uyghur population of the country's Xinjiang region. These claims frequently cite research and publications issued by Adrian Zenz, senior fellow at the anti-communist think-tank Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, establish…

Editor (2022-05-31). Report card on a failing economic system. mronline.org On Friday, May 6, the Federal Reserve released data showing that consumer credit (debt) has been accelerating since the fourth quarter of last year, with revolving credit (largely credit card debt) speeding up at an even greater pace since the third quarter of 2021.

Editor (2022-05-31). Who is to blame for 30 years of climate change inertia? mronline.org Two new books trace the history of global inaction over the climate emergency, and seek to identify the culprits.

John Helmer (2022-05-31). The Oligarchs play their cards—that's the loyalty card, the get out of jail free card, the rewards redemption card. mronline.org The Russian regime-change theory motivating U.S. sanctions against the Russian oligarchs is that they will trigger a palace coup in which the oligarchs will arrange a bullet for President Vladimir Putin's head, and in return the U.S. will give them back the keys to their yachts, mansions, and offshore bank accounts.

_____ (2022-05-31). South Korea's President Demonstrates Unusual Behavoir. journal-neo.org In materials dedicated to the new President of South Korea Yoon Seok-yeol, the author constantly emphasizes that it is wrong to perceive him as a typical representative of the conservative camp. Of course, part of his politics is dictated by him becoming president as the candidate from the People Power Party (PPP), but his personal …

Prabhat Patnaik (2022-05-31). Reflections on the Sri Lankan economic crisis. mronline.org The American establishment and the new cold-warriors of that country put the blame on the Sri Lankan government's developing close economic relations with China (and we shall no doubt hear much more of it in the coming days); others blame the sheer "irresponsibility" of the government which is accused of "sleeping" when Sri Lanka's external debt was building up.

_____ (2022-05-31). Supreme Court's Latest Decision Devastating For Death Row Inmates. popularresistance.org On May 23, 2022, the Supreme Court issued yet another decision that does greater injustice to the US criminal (in)justice system. It ruled that state prisoners cannot submit claims of inadequate counsel to federal courts, thereby adding yet another barrier to those on death row who are seeking relief amidst serious concerns that justice was not served. | In a 6-3 opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote for the majority and did not defend a constitutional right, purportedly the Court's job, but rather expressed system concerns, asserting that the federal courts must "afford unwavering respect to the centrality of t…

_____ (2022-05-31). Does America Stand For Guns Or For Sanity? popularresistance.org Above photo: Ann Wright at rally in Houston. On Memorial Day where our country honors its wars and its war dead, it seems to me that too many in our country have adopted a new pledge of allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the guns of the United States Of America and to the gun lobbies …

_____ (2022-05-31). Colombian Left May Be On The Verge Of Winning Power. popularresistance.org The Colombian Left has seen its greatest electoral successes ever in 2022. In March, during the combined congressional general election and presidential primary (yes, they do both on the same day), for the first time ever, the Left party alliance won the most congressional seats of any party, and the two Left presidential candidates came in first and third, respectively, in votes received across all parties. The governing right-wing party has almost totally collapsed, winning only 12% of the vote. Those elected to Congress in March included a few leaders of an historic general strike last May, including a college…

_____ (2022-05-31). Environmental Groups Release New Oil And Gas Threats Map. popularresistance.org In an effort to pressure President Joe Biden's administration to enact stronger oil and gas regulations, national environmental advocacy groups have released a new map that shows where people's health is threatened by extraction. | Earthworks and FracTrack Alliance coordinated to create the map using publicly-available data and peer-reviewed science. | The map is available online and people can type in their address to see how many production facilities are located within half a mile of their house. | According to the map, more than 144,000 New Mexicans live within half a mile of an oil or gas production site. Mo…

Staff (2022-05-31). Tomorrow: Orinoco Tribune Editorial Room Talk #3—Colombia: Elections, Internal Crisis & Regional Threat. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: This is a friendly reminder for the

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Director And Writer Of Classic 'Love Jones' Never Got Another Chance: 13 Things To Know. moguldom.com In 1997, young Black filmmaker Theodore Witcher debuted his first movie, "Love Jones," a small film that explored Black love and failed as a blockbuster hit but went on to become a cult classic. Featuring two well-liked and attractive lead actors, Nia Long and actor Larenz Tate, the refined love story did not take Hollywood …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Chicago Pastor: I Raised $12M For Community Youth Center In Chicago But BLM Won't Help Me Get The Rest. moguldom.com A pastor in Chicago has been trying to raise funds to build a community center on the city's troubled South Side and he said he reached out to Black Lives Matter for help in the fundraising but did not get a response. Since November 2021, Chicago pastor Rev. Corey B. Brooks has lived on the …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Is The New Bakari Sellers-Endorsed PAC A Black Front Group For AIPAC And Wall Street? moguldom.com Democrat Bakari Sellers is putting his support behind a new political action committee called Urban Empowerment Action PAC — a coalition of Black and Jewish business leaders. This is raising questions about the PAC's purpose, such as whether it's a Black front for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and Wall Street. A PAC …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). Black America Praises Gervonta Davis After Boxing Knockout Of Rolly Romero. moguldom.com The much-anticipated boxing match between Gervonta "Tank" Davis and Rolando "Rolly" Romero was well worth the hype in the WBA lightweight championship, according to Black America. Davis retained his WBA (regular) lightweight title, stopping Romero in the sixth round. During the match, which took place May 29 before 18,970 attendees in a sold-out crowd at New York City's …

Ann Brown (2022-05-31). DJ Quik's Son, Liasion For Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan, Arrested For Murder By Downey Police After Fight. moguldom.com The son of hip-hop star DJ Quik was arrested on a murder charge on May 25 in Los Angeles. DJ Quik's son, David M. Blake Jr., 27, works as a liaison for embattled Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan — a job that, by definition, involves co-operation and the exchange of information. DJ Quik is a …

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-31). Black America Takes Sides Between DL Hughley And Mo'Nique Beef: 3 Things To Know. moguldom.com Comedians D.L. Hughley and Mo'Nique are beefing and Black America has plenty to say about it. Some are Team DL while others are Team Mo'Nique. Many have been eagerly following the spat between the veteran jokesters. Some are highly entertained while others say it is no laughing matter. Here are three things to know about …

Editor2 (2022-05-31). Díaz-Canel: The Voice of Cuba will be Heard at the Ninth Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez thanked countries which have taken a courageous, dignified position, denouncing exclusions from the Summit of the Americas, and stated that he will not attend the meeting, in any case | The First Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, speaking yesterday during a meeting of the Council of Ministers, reiterated Cuba's positions and principles in relation to the upcoming Ninth Summit of the Americas, which It will take place June 6-10, in the U.S. city of Los Angeles. | We all know, he emphasized, that the gov…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). US Suspends Abraham Accords Aid for Sudan, Wants Israel to Denounce Coup. news.antiwar.com The US has "The United States is not moving forward at this time with assistance originally committed to Sudan's civilian-led transitional government in connection with its efforts to improve Sudan's bilateral relationship with Israel," a State Department spokesman told The Times of Israel. | The spokesm…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-31). Sen. Duckworth Visits Taiwan Amid Soaring US-China Tensions. news.antiwar.com Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Duckworth's visit marked her second trip to Taiwan within one year as congressional delegations to the island are becoming more frequent. Duckworth said the purpose of this week's trip was to "emphasize our support for Taiwan security." | "I do want to say that it is more than just about military.

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Israeli PM Claims Proof Iran Spied on IAEA. news.antiwar.com Last week, Israel accused Iran of having secretly spied on the IAEA, stealing documents to know what the IAEA was interested in, Israeli PM Naftali Bennett doubled down on the allegations Tuesday claiming that he knew it was true because he was holding the documentation in his hands. | Bennett said that there were over 100 pages of Persian language pages of specific plots on what they were doing. Israe…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Iraq Factions Are Still Short of Forming Government. news.antiwar.com Months after the October 10 Iraq election, the Sadrist movement's effort to try to cobble a 73-seat plurality into a government of a 329-seat parliament The best case right now is about 180 supporters, short of the 220 needed for the presidency to pass a vote. Boycotts have so far made voting all but impossible. | Another deal needs to be made to advance, but Sadr has ruled out partnering with the other Shi'ites, and those Shi'ites are constantly working to st…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Absent a Nuclear Deal, Iran's Stockpile Continues to Grow. news.antiwar.com The IAEA has a lot of statements on Iran's nuclear program which provoke panic about the nation, and the most regular ones are stockpile levels, which These official reports are always absent an explanation, necessary because they're not so scary sounding when one understands. The 2015 deal is not intact, despite ongoing negotiations, and subsequently the mechanism for reprocessing excess stockpiles into fuel to keep them below the limit isn't wor…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-31). Blinken Slams Iran's 'Unjustified Seizure' of Greek Oil Tankers. news.antiwar.com Last week the US seized an Iranian oil tanker in Greek territorial waters. Iran summoned the Greek charges d'affaires to protest, and on Friday seized two Greek tankers which were loaded with Iraqi oil. | Secretary of State Antony Blinken slammed Iran for the " This is a tough position for the Greeks, as Iran's complaints of Greek inaction during the US "act of piracy" weren't entirel…

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2022-05-30: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-30). Australia's Labor government to intensify pro-business restructuring of universities. wsws.org Far from "defending higher education," Labor's likely education minister plans an "accord" to drive "reform" to boost productivity.

Andrew Willis Garcés (2022-05-30). What the Amazon Labor Union Can Teach Us. zcomm.org Want to Win a Union at Work?>

Bruce Hobson (2022-05-30). The Most Important Recent Labor Victory You Never Read About. zcomm.org At this GM plant in Mexico, workers on both sides of the border came together across national boundaries to challenge corporate power…

Michele de Mello (2022-05-30). Colombia goes to second round presidential elections with Gustavo Petro and Rodolfo Hernández. peoplesdispatch.org This Sunday May 29, Colombia held general elections with six candidates vying for the presidency of the country. With 96.19% of pre-counting completed, which is not the official result, it is clear that a second round will take place. Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez (Historic Pact) obtained 40.33% of the vote, with 8.3 million votes, followed by Rodolfo Hernández and Marelen Castillo (Anti-Corruption League) with 5.8 million votes, equivalent to 28.14% of the preference. | There was a 47% voter turnout, with 18,153,882 votes cast as voting in Colombia is optional. The participation in this electoral process sur…

Ben Becker (2022-05-30). The revolutionary origins of Memorial Day and its political hijacking. liberationnews.org The spirit of the first Decoration Day — the struggle for Black liberation and the fight against racism — has unfortunately been whitewashed from the modern Memorial Day.

Noah Styzkgold (2022-05-30). Alaska Airlines pilots vote 99% to strike. liberationnews.org In a near unanimous 99% strike authorization vote that saw 96% turnout, the 3,100 pilots at Alaska Airlines voted May 25 to strike if necessary against their employer.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-30). Thousands of extremists allowed to storm al-Aqsa during so-called "march of flags" peoplesdispatch.org Israelis observe "the day of unity of Jerusalem" to commemorate the occupation of the old city in 1967 and carry out the provocative March of Flags throughout occupied East Jerusalem to mark the occasion…

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-30). Colombia's far-right presidential candidate praised Hitler: Millionaire Rodolfo Hernández goes to runoff. multipolarista.com A far-right hundred-millionaire real estate mogul who called himself a "follower" of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, Rodolfo Hernández, won second place in round one of Colombia's presidential elections. He will compete against center-left candidate Gustavo Petro in a runoff vote in June.

Richard Spence (2022-05-30). Major UK Political Parties Back 'State Threats' Bill That Would Restrict Press Freedom. thedissenter.org UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is a leading supporter of the "state threats" bill that has press freedom advocates concerned. (Photo: This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Take 25% off and become a All main political parties in the United Kingdom have called for immediate passage in Parliament of new measures to fight "state t…

____ (2022-05-30). Biden hails Modi, the butcher of Gujarat, for India's COVID policy of mass death. wsws.org Biden declared the COVID policy of India, which has the highest death toll in the world, a "success," while praising the "democratic" policy of a fascistic prime minister complicit in the mass murder of Muslims.

Elaine Bernard (2022-05-30). How Unions Can Emerge from the Pandemic More Effective. zcomm.org Learning from the Covid Disruption…

____ (2022-05-30). Following Uvalde massacre, Biden and Pelosi offer empty platitudes. wsws.org In two separate speeches over the weekend Biden and Pelosi said "evil" was to blame in the Buffalo and Uvalde shootings in an attempt to absolve the capitalist system and the Republican Party.

Thibault Biscahie (2022-05-30). Obstacles and prospects for a united left in France. canadiandimension.com On May 29, the united French Left presented a program of 6 propositions, offering a glimpse of what left wing governance could mean in contemporary France. Gathered in the Nouvelle union populaire écologique et sociale ("new popular, ecological and social union", NUPES), La France Insoumise (LFI), Parti Socialiste (PS), Europe-Écologie Les Verts (EELV) and Parti Communiste Franàßais (PCF) clearly laid out their main objectives, including the minimum wage increase to ‚Ǩ1, 0 monthly, the return to retirement at 60, ambitious ecological planning and the establishment of a Sixth Republic.

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-05-30). "Security situation in Darfur remains very dangerous" peoplesdispatch.org Reiterating the call for a UN force to protect the displaced who have been "left at the mercy of militias," Adam Rojal, spokesperson of Darfur's refugees and IDPs, told Peoples Dispatch that violence in Darfur is part of the military junta's campaign "to kill the surviving victims of genocide and war crimes"

____ (2022-05-30). Contract talks break down for 70,000 Ontario hospital workers. wsws.org Hospital workers are engaged in a bitter fight for adequate staffing levels, wage increases that match current rates of inflation and workplace pandemic protection, including proper access to personal protective equipment.

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-30). Genome of Pompeii volcano victim sequenced for the first time. peoplesdispatch.org The sequencing shows the diversity of the people living in Pompeii during the Roman Empire and the diseases they suffered. The study was published in the journal Scientific Reports on May 26…

Abdul Rahman (2022-05-30). Russia is ready to help alleviate the global food crisis if West lifts sanctions, says President Putin. peoplesdispatch.org The US and its allies have imposed unilateral sanctions on Russia following its attack on Ukraine in February. They have also accused Russia of preventing the export of food grains and fertilizers from Ukraine…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-30). Berlin housing rights conference demands immediate socialization of large real estate holdings. peoplesdispatch.org Housing rights groups in Berlin are dissatisfied with the unnecessary digressions in the work of the commission established to deliver the mandate of the Berlin referendum held in September 2021 for expropriating properties of big landlords…

____ (2022-05-30). US rail unions seek government-imposed contract settlement. wsws.org The unions would have workers believe that moving towards a PEB is a tactical masterstroke which would prompt the Biden White House to impose a contract favorable to railroaders. The exact opposite is the case.

____ (2022-05-30). Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei holds powerful online rally against war. wsws.org Over 100 participants listened with interest to contributions about the background, motives and history of the war in Ukraine and joined in the lively discussion that followed about how to prevent a third world war.

____ (2022-05-30). "Nonunion drivers are getting paid better than us:" Car haul truckers in US determined to strike Tuesday night. wsws.org Car haul truck drivers are determined to recoup pay cuts negotiated by the Teamsters, including an insulting 1.8 raise last year.

____ (2022-05-30). California Chevron oil workers' strike sabotaged by United Steelworkers in total sellout. wsws.org The sabotage of the Richmond refinery strike by the United Steelworkers exposes the duplicitous, anti-worker role of trade unions today…

____ (2022-05-30). Dallas school district's proposed budget cuts teacher pay while union declares "victory" wsws.org Dallas ISD's FY2022-23 budget cuts slash pay for teachers and staff, making it impossible to live comfortably, in addition to increasing health care costs.

____ (2022-05-30). Chinese premier details mounting problems for economy. wsws.org Li Keqiang issued a stark warning about the state of the economy in a report to a teleconference last week involving 100,000 officials in which he called on them to do more to ensure continued economic growth.

____ (2022-05-30). US actor Ray Liotta dead at 67: Known for Something Wild, Field of Dreams, Goodfellas. wsws.org The talented actor died in his sleep May 26. He was in the Dominican Republic to shoot Dangerous Waters. In all, Liotta appeared in more than 80 feature films, along with numerous television series.

____ (2022-05-30). Shanghai emerges out of lockdown after beating back Omicron. wsws.org Shanghai officials announced that they are formally lifting their lockdown after two months of massive efforts have essentially eliminated the disease from the metropolis.

____ (2022-05-30). This week in history: May 30-June 5. wsws.org This column profiles important historical events which took place during this week, 25 years ago, years ago, 75 years ago and 100 years ago…

____ (2022-05-30). UN Human Rights High Commissioner condemned over China trip. wsws.org The trip has provoked a storm of criticism for its failure to meet the propaganda requirements of Washington and its allies for a denunciation of the Chinese government over its treatment of the Uyghurs.

____ (2022-05-30). Sri Lanka: Oppose job and wage cuts in the public sector! Build action committees to defend workers rights! wsws.org The Sri Lankan government, in line with International Monetary Fund demands, is moving to axe an estimated 8 ,000 jobs from its 1.7 million strong public sector work force.

Luciana Cadahia (2022-05-30). Colombia Votes on a Shift to the Left. zcomm.org Colombia heads to the polls to reject the far-right politics of Iván Duque and àÅlvaro Uribe…

Andrea Parra (2022-05-30). Colombian Left May Be on the Verge of Winning Power. zcomm.org A popular uprising of millions. A candidate from the social movements. A broad Left electoral front. Colombia's political ground is shifting…

Lonnie Ray Atkinson (2022-05-30). Not Always Your Friend, Not Always Feminist & I'm Not Afraid Of Who We Are. zcomm.org The following are excerpts from a new book Don't Think Of A Republican — How I Won A Republican Primary As A Lefty Progressive And You Can Too…

Sarah Lazare (2022-05-30). The Pentagon Is Funding the Same Gun Makers Democrats Want to Regulate. zcomm.org Daniel Defense, the company that made the gun used by the Robb Elementary shooter, has been handed over 100 federal contracts…

____ (2022-05-30). How "Virtual Crime Scenes" Became a Propaganda Tool in Nicaragua, Ukraine and Syria. transcend.org 26 May 2022 – How media uses computer modeling and "virtual crime scenes" to assign blame for some important international events. The deaths at the "Mother's March" in Nicaragua precipitated an attempted coup. The Maidan Massacre in Kyiv led to an actual coup. The claims of a chemical attack in Douma led to the US, France and the UK bombing Syria.

____ (2022-05-30). Someone to Match Smaller Donations with $1,000? TMS Budget almost RED. transcend.org TRANSCEND Media Service is strictly viewers supported. As donations dwindle, it gets harder to keep up the struggle. Please do your part. Today. Thank you!

____ (2022-05-30). Funding the Ukraine Proxy War, Bernie Sanders and the Squad Abandon Progressives and Peace. transcend.org 24 May 2022 – By voting to enrich the US arms industry and escalate a proxy war against Russia, Congressional progressives are enabling a militarist agenda that threatens their political cause, and the planet.

____ (2022-05-30). (Castellano) øGuerra para quién? transcend.org Castellano with subtitles in English and Portuguese…

____ (2022-05-30). The Risk of Turning Planet Earth into a Giant Desert. transcend.org 24 May 2022 – The message is clear: three-quarters of the world's population will be affected by drought by 20 . Does it sound too far in time? Well, your kids might be among the billions of humans living on a desertified planet.

____ (2022-05-30). Guantanamo, Cuba: VII Symposium on the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. transcend.org 24 May 2022 – The Seventh Iteration of the Symposium on the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases Was Held May 4-6, 2022 in Guantanamo, Cuba, Near the 125-Year-Old US Naval Base Located a few Miles from the City of Guantanamo…

____ (2022-05-30). Westphalian Logic and Geopolitical Prudence in the Nuclear Age. transcend.org 24 May 2022 – The Ukraine War, its complexities and global spillover effects, have not been adequately depicted by either political leaders or the more influential media. Most commonly, the Ukraine War has been narrowly and reductively depicted as a simple matter of defending Ukraine against Russian aggression.

____ (2022-05-30). Ensuring Dynamics of Sustainability by Appreciative Recognition of Evil. transcend.org Engaging Otherwise with the Paradoxes of Positive and Negative – Whilst the religions have long featured its existence in their theologies, the country world leader in science devoted no resources to evil and the responses required — unless the many "virtual wars" are to be seen as proxy wars to that end…

____ (2022-05-30). U.S. Congress Holds First UFO Hearings in Fifty Years Just as Biden Administration Budgets Record $27.6 Billion for Space Weapons. transcend.org On 17 May 2022, the U.S. Congress held its first hearings on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena —the new official name for Unidentified Flying Objects —in more than years. Wernher von Braun, a Nazi scientist recruited under Operation Paperclip, said: "Weapons will be based in space—hence the need to create a psychological nexus whereby people will fear all things alien."

____ (2022-05-30). Stop This Rape in Ukraine!!! transcend.org Gruesome rape and torment in Ukraine | Causing women and children agonising pain. | Horrific headlines curdle one to the bone.

____ (2022-05-30). Listen to Kissinger and CIA's Burns and Compare with Populist Platitudes. transcend.org 19 May 2022 – This short article aims to merely illustrate — not prove — the difference between security political intellectualism and ignorance. It does not focus on peace simply because none of the personalities appearing below are in the business of peace.

____ (2022-05-30). We Need a Real Debate about the Ukraine War. transcend.org 24 May 2022 – Bringing the war in Ukraine to an end will demand new thinking and challenges to the orthodoxies of this time.

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2022-05-29: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-29). China to provide South Pacific countries 'what US, Australia failed to offer'. popularresistance.org As China and South Pacific island countries are going to strengthen their cooperation to better serve local people's demand for development, some voices from the West or Western media have started to distort the cooperation and hype the fear of a new "Cold War." Chinese experts said the US and Australia always see the island countries as their puppets. So when China help them to become independent and prosperous, the West will definitely feel anxious. | Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to the Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea an…

_____ (2022-05-29). The rise of NATO in Africa. popularresistance.org Anxiety about the expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) toward the Russian border is one of the causes of the current war in Ukraine. But this is not the only attempt at expansion by NATO, a treaty organization created in 1949 by the United States to project its military and political power over Europe. In 2001, NATO conducted an "out of area" military operation in Afghanistan, which lasted 20 years, and in 2011, NATO—at the urging of France—bombed Libya and overthrew its government. NATO military operations in Afghanistan and Libya were the prelude to discussions of a "Global NAT…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-29). Impunity Of Ukrainian Militants Contribute To Flourishing Anarchy (Photos 18+, Video). southfront.org Militants of the punitive battalion "Aidar" | The actions of armies on the battlefield must be humane, the Geneva Convention suggests. However, not all soldiers adhere to valiant principles of warfare. The Ukrainian Army, as a representative of a country that has been subjected to aggression, feels permissive. The whole world ignores the unlawful actions of the AFU (Armed Forces of Ukraine), justifying the blindness with the claims that Ukraine is a victim country. | The atrocities of the AFU are shared and glori…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-29). Military Situation In Ukraine On May 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyRussia attacked AFU storage in Krivy Rih with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Boguslavka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Nikolaevka with high-precision missiles; | Russia attacked military assets of the AFU near Pokrovskoe with high-precision missiles; | On May 28, 300 AFU members were killed and armored vehicles were destroyed by the Russian Armed Forces, according to the Russian MO…

_____ (2022-05-29). As Things Fall Apart Biden May Want To Escalate. popularresistance.org Is reality setting in? Is that why a Washington Post reporter, who has been on the frontline in Ukraine, was allowed to write this? | "Ukrainian volunteer fighters in the east feel abandoned. | After three months of war, this company of 120 men is down to 54 because of deaths, injuries and desertions. | The volunteers were civilians before Russia invaded on Feb. 24, and they never expected to be dispatched to one of the most dangerous front lines in eastern Ukraine. They quickly found themselves in the crosshairs of war, feeling abandoned by their military superiors and struggling to survive."

Elisha Brown (2022-05-29). Infant Formula Crisis Highlights Breastfeeding Barriers in Southern States. truthout.org Despite efforts in recent weeks by the federal government to address the ongoing The Food and Drug Administration

_____ (2022-05-29). Capitalism and Baby Formula. popularresistance.org There is an historic shortage of baby formula. There are parts of the country where food for infants simply can't be found at any price. This headline is the most honest about the situation. "America is running out of baby formula because 3 companies control the market and babies aren't that profitable ." There are only three baby formula manufacturers and one of them, Abbott, had to shut down its plant after a whistleblower revealed their product was contaminated. Two infant deaths may be related to the contamination, which went undiscovered despite Food and Drug Administration regulatory authority. | The Biden…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-29). Military Situation In Afghanistan On May 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyOn May 26, more than a dozen people were killed and wounded in a suicide attack on the Taliban's defense minister Mullah Mohammad Yaqub Mujahid's residence in Nangarhar province. Mullah Ya'qub survived the assassination attempt; | On May 25, more than 44 civilians were killed and wounded by three explosions in the city of Mazare Sharif; | On May 25, four people were killed by an explosion in the city of Kabul; | On May 25, forces loyal to Ahmad Massoud reportedly kille…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2022-05-29). Indo-Pacific power dynamic in radical shift. peoplesdispatch.org The recent joint air patrol by Russia and China displayed a very high level of military cooperation at a juncture when the two countries are facing new provocations and added pressure from the US…

Anonymous103 (2022-05-29). Military Situation In Syria On May 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org emptyOn May 28, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 6 times: 2 &#1 ; in Latakia province, 2 &#1 ; in Aleppo province, 1 &#1 ; in Hama province, 1 &#1 ; in Idlib province; | On May 28, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kansafra area; | On May 29, Turkish-backed forces reportedly arrested an ISIS commander in the city of al-Bab; | On May 29, artillery of Turkish-backed forces shelled SDF positions north…

Anonymous349 (2022-05-29). 'Successful Attack' Of Kyiv's Forces In Kherson Appears To Be Total Disaster (Photos). southfront.org Over the past days, pro-Kyiv sources have been spreading reports about some mysterious 'successful attack' on positions of the Russian Army in Kherson Region. These reports claim that the attack resulted in 'multiple successes' of Kyiv's forces against "hordes from the East", especially in the area of Davidov Brod. | Nonetheless, the strange point is that all these successes of Kyiv resulted in no changes of the frontline in the area. On top of this, almost only photos that appeared from the area show destroyed military equipment and dead soldiers of Kyiv. | In own turn, pro-Russian sources reported that Kyiv's f…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-29). Suspected Drone Strike Kills Three Near Turkish-Occupied Ras Al-Ain In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org The aftermath of the deadly explosion to the south of Ras al-Ain. Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | On May 29, three men were killed when an explosion tore apart their vehicle, a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV, in the area of al-Alia to the south of the Turkish-occupied town of Ras al-Ain in the northern countryside of Syria's al-Hasakah. | The two of the men killed in the explosion were identified as Ahmed al-Abed al-Hamza, also known as "Abu Ammar al-Hushu," a commander of the Turkish-backed Mu'tasim Division, and…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-29). In Video: Russian Artillery Fire Destroy Italian FH70 Howitzers In Donbass. southfront.org Ukrainian service members manning a FH70 howitzer in the Donbass region. Screen grab (youtu.be/iLWMh8q61S8). | The Russian military has destroyed a battery of Italian-made FH70 155 mm towed howitzers which were recently supplied to Kiev forces. | On May 29, Russian sources shared footage showing the destruction of the FH70 battery on an unspecified front in the Donbass region. The battery was struck by what appears to be a heavy artillery shell that knocked out the howitzers with shrapnel and blow up their…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-29). Pinpoint Iraqi Airstrikes Kill Three Terrorists Of ISIS In Hamrin Mountains (Video). southfront.org emptyOn May 29, F-16 fighter jets of the Iraqi Air Forces carried out five airstrikes on a cave in the Hamrin Mountains, which lay between the province of Diyala and the Tigris river in northern Iraq, where ISIS cells had been hiding. | In a statement, Major General Yehia al-Rasool, a spokesman for the Iraqi Commander-in-Chief, said that the hideout was targeted based on information provided by the Iraqi National Intelligence Service. | Following the airstrikes, a force from the Iraqi military's 2nd an…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-29). Turkey Acknowledges Losing Two Soldiers In Northern Iraq. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen at Mount Barsaya in northeast of Afrin, January 28, 2018 / Khalil Ashawi / Reuters | Two more Turkish soldiers had been killed in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, where Ankara is currently counducting an operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish Ministry of National Defense acknowledged on May 29. | Soldier Hasan àáatal was killed on May 28 when an improvised explosive device went off as he and other soldiers were passing near it, while soldier, Muhammed Sertta≈…

Anonymous669 (2022-05-29). Russian Warplanes Keep Eye On Turkish-Backed Militants In Northeastern Syria With Illumination Bombs. southfront.org emptyThe Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) is keeping a close eye on Turkish-backed Syrian militants, who are Early on May 29, fighter jets and reconnaissance planes of the VKS conducted a series of sorties over Turkish-occupied are…

Amarynth (2022-05-29). Open thread for today and a few comments. thesaker.is Use as an open thread for today for any topic discussed at the Saker Blog and not already being discussed in other threads. Comments: &#1 ; This article by Andrei Maryanov…

Amarynth (2022-05-29). Letter from Faina Savenkova, Lugansk, To Children of Europe on World Children's Day. thesaker.is Faina Savenkova, Lugansk, To Children of Europe on World Children's Day Half of my childhood was spent in war. And for three years now I have been trying to get…

_____ (2022-05-29). Hundreds of bottling workers at Gatorade factory triumph in union election. popularresistance.org 240 workers at a Refresco bottling plant in Wharton, New Jersey won their election for union recognition May 21. After two years of intense struggle and against all of the dirty tricks the boss could muster, these workers have made it clear that they won't back down until they get what's right. | Workers at the Wharton plant began organizing in February 2020. They had faced years of abusive supervisors, poor safety conditions, low wages, and an unforgiving attendance and scheduling system. Anthony Sanchez, an employee at the plant for 15 years, said he started organizing with his co-workers to stop the "despotic…

_____ (2022-05-29). Iraq passes law making ties with Israel criminal offence. popularresistance.org Its passage cemented the Arab countries invariable, and age old, policy of refusing to recognize the occupying regime. | The legislation applies to all Iraqis, governmental and independent institutions, as well as foreign nationals working in Iraq. | In a statement, the Parliament said the legislation is a true reflection of the will of the people.

_____ (2022-05-29). Labor Notes Conference 2022: It's Gonna Be Big. popularresistance.org This year's Labor Notes Conference (June 17-19, Chicago) will be one for the record books. About 4,000 people are coming—more than ever before—after a long wait. | There's plenty to celebrate this year, starting with phenomenal new organizing wins at Starbucks and Amazon. Dozens of shop floor organizers from both companies will be there, including plenary speakers Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls ("We want to thank Jeff Bezos for going to space, because while he was up there we were organizing a union") and Michelle Eisen of Starbucks Workers United. | Conference-goers will hear firsthand fro…

_____ (2022-05-29). The recipe for misinformation in the 2022 Brazilian elections : Peoples Dispatch. popularresistance.org If in the electoral year of 2018, the fake-news which circulated the most on social media platforms were related to the candidates themselves, the current misinformation questions the electoral process itself, according to the specialists interviewed by Brasil de Fato. The recent and constant mudslinging by the president and his allies about the alleged unreliability of electronic voting machines illustrates this. | It's no coincidence that this agenda is also prevalent in the far-right groups of the deeper layers of Telegram. In these more underground platforms, the far-right has complete dominance. "And the mos…

_____ (2022-05-29). UN Warns of 'Total Societal Collapse' Due to Breaching of Planetary Boundaries. popularresistance.org When the United Nations published its 2022 'Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction' (GAR2022) in May, the world's attention was on its grim verdict that the world was experiencing an accelerating trend of natural disasters and economic crises. But not a single media outlet picked up the biggest issue: the increasing probability of civilizational collapse. | Buried in the report, which was endorsed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, is the finding that escalating synergies between disasters, economic vulnerabilities and ecosystem failures are escalating the risk of a "global collapse" scenario.

_____ (2022-05-29). Welcome to Selsey, a community that welcomed back the marsh. popularresistance.org As climate-fueled floods and droughts wreak havoc around the world, a hard truth is emerging: sooner or later, water always wins. But these devastating water extremes are not just due to climate change. They are made much worse by our poor development choices aimed at controlling water. The following excerpt is from the book >Water Always Wins, in which Hakai contributor Erica Gies follows innovators in what she calls the Slow Water movement who are instead asking a revolutionary question: what does water want? | What water wants is to reclaim its slow phases—wetlands, floodplains, mangrove forests—th…

Sandipan Talukdar (2022-05-29). New astrophysics research finds link between global warming and local temperature variations. peoplesdispatch.org By using a mathematical approach inspired by research on the universe's light, a researcher has proposed how global warming may lead to locally unstable weathers in different parts of the world…

Andrew Willis Garcés (2022-05-29). Want to Win a Union at Work? Here's What the Amazon Labor Union Can Teach Us. truthout.org It's a cinematic David and Goliath story, slightly different versions of which have now been told by

Megan O'Matz (2022-05-29). Gun Lobby Intervened Against a Republican's Gun Law. Then He Lost His Seat. truthout.org This article was first published by ProPublica. | ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for Cole Wist was a Republican state House member in Colorado with an A grade from the NRA. Then, in 2018, he supported a red flag law, sponsoring a bill to allow guns to be taken away — temporarily — from people who pose an immediate threat to themselves or others. | Wist lost his seat in the legislature that…

John Logan (2022-05-29). Starbucks Workers United Wins in US's Most Anti-Union City. truthout.org The Starbucks Workers United union campaign continues to produce astounding election wins week after week.

Amarynth (2022-05-29). Andrei Martyanov: Change of Narrative. thesaker.is Please visit Andrei's website: smoothiex12.blogspot.com/ and support him here: www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=60459185

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