2023-02-07: News Headlines

Rian Overy (2023-02-07). How do gender stereotypes impact developmental language disorder? healtheuropa.com Researchers from the cognition and language research group, Grecil, have reviewed the impact of gender stereotypes on children with developmental language disorder. Developmental language disorder is a condition which affects a child's acquisition and development of language. Children with developmental language disorder may struggle with speaking, communicating, and understanding others. Developmental language disorder is considered …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-07). Common heartburn drugs could accelerate TB treatment. healtheuropa.com Researchers have found that over-the-counter heartburn medications could shorten tuberculosis (TB) treatment. TB typically takes months to treat, using a range of drugs. As a result, this can pose a challenge with completing treatment. To tackle this, shortening TB treatment is necessary to reduce the global burden of the disease. A research team, led by …

Amnesty International (2023-02-07). Monday 2/6: Leonard Peltier Protest. indybay.org San Francisco Federal Building | Seventh St.




APTP (2023-02-07). Saturday 2/4: Justice for Tyre Nichols: Community Skate Session and Healing Village. indybay.org Lil' Bobby Hutton Park | (1200-1248 16th St) | Oakland…

AS Art Gallery (2023-02-07). Wednesday 2/8: The Art of Protest. indybay.org AS Art Gallery | Terrace Level | César Chávez Student Center | San Francisco State University | 16 Holloway Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94132…

Catherine Crockett (2023-02-07). Friday 2/24: Marshall: Free Film Screening & Discussion. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…




Contemporary Jewish Museum (2023-02-07). Thursday 2/16: Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You to Survive. indybay.org Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-02-07). Sunday 2/19: Rage Against the War Machine. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, across from SF Ferry Bldg.

Dan Bacher (2023-02-07). Big Oil spent over $34.2 million lobbying California officials in the 2021-22 session. indybay.org WSPA and Big Oil wield their power in 8 major ways: through (1) lobbying; (2) campaign spending; (3) serving on and putting shills on regulatory panels; (4) creating Astroturf groups; (5) working in collaboration with media; (6) creating alliances with labor unions; (7) contributing to non profit organizations; and (8) sponsoring awards ceremonies, including those for legislators and journalists.




Dan Bacher (2023-02-07). Chevron doubles last year's profits as consumers are gouged at the gas pumps. indybay.org The news of Chevron's record profits and record oil and gas production in the U.S. comes as data from the Bureau of Land Management reveals that President Biden approved more oil and gas drilling permits in his first two years in office than former President Donald Trump.

Danny O'Brien (2023-02-07). Portland Brigadistas report on Cuba Venceremos trip. workers.org Portland, Oregon Workers World Party members Lyn Neeley and Danny O'Brien did a report-back Jan. 30 at Portland State University on their recent trip to Cuba as part of the 51st contingent of the Venceremos Brigade. Lyn Neeley and Danny O'Brien. PHOTO: Dana Their slides showed the Cuban arts and . . . |

Dave Id (2023-02-07). "Skate Session and Healing Village" Held to Honor Tyre Nichols and Offer Community Support. indybay.org One of the core missions of the Anti Police-Terror Project is to provide relief to those traumatized by police killings, from affected families to the community at large. And so, following up on a January 29 emergency march and rally to demand justice for Tyre Nichols, two days after the Memphis police released video depicting the horrific violence perpetrated against Tyre, APTP held a Community Skate Session and Healing Village on February 4. Among many other qualities, Tyre Nichols was an avid and talented skateboarder.




David Giesen (2023-02-07). Monday 2/6: Black History Month: "Now, about those 40 acres" & The Liberty Bell. indybay.org online video conference: meet.google.com/kch-cutp-vsh…

DLI (2023-02-07). Uncle Sam went ballistic over a balloon? indybay.org Last week, the volume of hot air spewed out by the Corporate media–magnifying even that from the Pentagon and State Dept.–was probably enough to fill 100X the size of the Chinese balloon! Notwithstanding the Chinese admission that it was a weather balloon blown off course, the US government response was nothing short of Cold War propaganda on steroids!

for HUFF (2023-02-07). Follow-Up Protest Questions for Tuesday February 7th 11 AM. indybay.org




guest author (2023-02-07). Assata Shakur and Mumia Abu-Jamal honor Sam Marcy. workers.org Both of these statements appeared in the March 14, 1998, tribute book for Sam Marcy, on the occasion of his death on Feb. 1, 1998. Assata Shakur on Sam Marcy: Assata Shakur It is not often when we are lucky enough to find a person who is willing to devote . . . |

infobrics (2023-02-07). Why SA Needs to Nurture Relationship with China in Spite of Problem Areas. infobrics.org South Africa would do well to look after its relationship with China says Hywel George, Director of Investments at Old Mutual Investment Group…

infobrics (2023-02-07). Top Students in Henan to Study in Russia. infobrics.org Outstanding third-grade senior high school students who are learning Russian language in ordinary senior high schools in Henan province will be selected to study in Russia…




infobrics (2023-02-07). China, India, to Be Major Growth Drivers During 2023 – IMF. infobrics.org China and India will account for half of the global economic growth in 2023 versus just a tenth for the US and the EU combined, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

Jon Edwards (2023-02-07). DeSantis' First Law Enforcement Appointee Perjury and Failure to Disclose homicide arrest. indybay.org DeSantis 2019 Broward County Sheriff Appointee Perjury Investigation and Homicide Arrest – failure to Disclose – Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony…

Joyce Chediac (2023-02-07). Statement from Leonard Peltier. liberationnews.org They have historically imprisoned or killed our people, taken our land and resources.

infobrics (2023-02-07). China, India, to Be Major Growth Drivers During 2023 – IMF. infobrics.org China and India will account for half of the global economic growth in 2023 versus just a tenth for the US and the EU combined, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

Jon Edwards (2023-02-07). DeSantis' First Law Enforcement Appointee Perjury and Failure to Disclose homicide arrest. indybay.org DeSantis 2019 Broward County Sheriff Appointee Perjury Investigation and Homicide Arrest – failure to Disclose – Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony…

Joyce Chediac (2023-02-07). Statement from Leonard Peltier. liberationnews.org They have historically imprisoned or killed our people, taken our land and resources.

Juan Cole (2023-02-07). With Thousands Dead or Wounded, Will earthquake Aid for Syria be Impeded by US Sanctions? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; The 7.8 earthquake that struck south-central Turkey and northwest Syria early on Monday morning. Although over two thousand are being reported dead in Turkey at midnight on Monday and more than a thousand in Syria, the death toll will grow a great deal as the rubble is combed by rescue …

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-02-07). 2023 Rosa Parks Day – Transit Equity Week. indybay.org After her arrest, Rosa Parks lost her job as a seamstress and without support from the Civil Rights Movement Leaders moved north to Detroit where her brother Sylvester McCauley an US Army Veteran lived with his large family. Auntie Rosie and Raymond Parks regained human dignity and hope. From 1965-1988 she worked as an administrative aide to U.S. Representative John Conyers.

Labor Video Project (2023-02-07). Stop The Discharges NOW! Labor & Community Rally At SF Laguna Honda Hospital. indybay.org

LaborFest (2023-02-07). Friday 2/10: Put Musk On Autopilot To Mars! indybay.org At: Tesla Factory – 45 0 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538…

Marc Martorell Junyent (2023-02-07). Yemen in the Shadow of Transition: Pursuing Justice Amid War (Review). juancole.com Review of Stacey Philbrick Yadav, Yemen in the Shadow of Transition: Pursuing Justice Amid War (London: Hurst and Co., 2022). Greifswald, Germany (Special to Informed Comment) &#1 ; In a context of war, do accountability and justice need to wait until the end of the conflict? In her well-researched and original book Yemen in the Shadow …

Michael Maier (2023-02-07). RAND Corporation: No one can win this war. indybay.org Authors Samuel Charap and Miranda Priebe conclude "that in addition to averting a possible escalation toward a Russia-Nato war or Russian nuclear deployment, avoiding a protracted war is a higher priority for the United States" than regaining territorial control through Ukraine. As a result, the analysis sees first a cease-fire and eventually an agreement as crucial.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Relationship between food, disease stronger than you may think. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The phrase "you are what you eat" is commonly used in conversations about health and the connection between food and the body. Eating an unhealthy diet can have serious consequences and can increase someone's risk of dying from heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a preventive cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the relationship between food and disease. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/aNmXH5WIzb0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 13) is in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Consumer Health: What is vascular dementia? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Vascular dementia is a general term describing problems with reasoning, planning, judgment, memory and other thought processes caused by brain damage from impaired blood flow to your brain. There's no specific test that can confirm vascular dementia. Instead, health care professionals make a judgment based on any medical history for stroke or disorders of the heart and blood vessels, and results of tests that can clarify the diagnosis. Symptoms Vascular dementia symptoms vary, depending on…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Consumer Health: Cancer education at Mayo Clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and Saturday, Feb. 4, is World Cancer Day, which is a global initiative to raise awareness, improve education and promote action to create a cancer-free world. This is a good time to learn more about cancer education at Mayo Clinic. Patients with cancer who come to Mayo Clinic benefit from the knowledge of Mayo Clinic's specialists and the integrated approach to treating each patient. Mayo Clinic's approach to medical care means that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Science Saturday: Mayo researchers streamline genetic testing in heart failure clinic, improve clinical care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Genetics in Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers streamlined genetic testing and counseling for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, a type of heart muscle disease that causes the heart chambers (ventricles) to thin and stretch, growing larger. "We showed that this practice intervention increased the uptake and yield of genetic testing and counseling in our Heart Failure Clinic," says Naveen Pereira, M.D., a Mayo Clinic cardiologist and senior author of the study. "This may have…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: What is heart disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says heart disease is a leading cause of death is the U.S. And the risk of heart disease death differs by race and ethnicity. February is American Heart Month. But what is heart disease? Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains.Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/8E_NPCZCNdo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is degenerative disk disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been struggling with back stiffness and pain for a long time, but it has gotten worse in the last few years. My doctor told me that I have degenerative disk disease. What exactly does that mean? Is it common and what can I do to feel better? ANSWER: Degenerative disk disease is a common cause of back pain. Our spinal disks wear out with age and use. About 20% of all U.S. adults…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic to lead new radiotracer trial for detecting pancreatic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — In an academic-industrial collaboration, Mayo Clinic is assessing in a clinical trial a new radiotracer in pancreatic cancer imaging. As part of the investigation, the new agent, 68Ga-Fibroblast-Activation-Protein-Inhibitors (FAPI)-46 (68Ga-FAPI-46), will be compared with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), which is the current standard-of-care radiotracer, in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of pancreatic cancer. "The research will focus on pancreatic cancer and evaluate whether this radiotracer does what it's supposed to do, and whether it…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Protecting your eyesight from glaucoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Glaucoma is one of the world's leading causes of blindness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Half of people with glaucoma don't even know they have it. If you're over 60 or have a family history of glaucoma, your risk is higher. But there is a way to protect your vision. Dr. Dave Patel, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, explains one of the most important things you can do to prevent glaucoma from stealing your sight. Watch: The Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 6 UTI myths and facts. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As a woman in my mid-60s, I have been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection for the first time ever. I was surprised to find out that I don't need antibiotics because I don't have any symptoms. There's a lot of conflicting information online about UTIs, like whether every infection needs to be treated and if sex causes an infection. Can you help me distinguish between UTI myth and fact? ANSWER: Urinary tract infections,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Turmeric for healthier diet, pain relief. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a breast cancer survivor who still suffers from various aches and pains, including arthritis. A friend told me that her arthritis pain improved after she started taking turmeric. I'm committed to making this new year a healthier one, and I want to improve my overall health and diet. Can you tell me more about this supplement? Is it something I can add into my diet to feel better? ANSWER: Turmeric is becoming…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). How age-related macular degeneration blurs vision. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Age-related macular degeneration is a common cause of age-related vision loss. It's the No. 1 cause of vision loss for adults over age 50. It affects the retina, particularly the macula, a portion of the retina with specialized cells that allow you your sharpest vision. Your retina consists of layers of neural tissue that line the back part of the eye that sends information from the eyes to the brain. Just like a baseball diamond…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Check out chickpeas for year-round healthy eating. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As you look to reboot your healthy eating after the holidays, check out chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas may not be as familiar as other legumes, like black beans and green peas. But golden, nutty chickpeas are nutrient powerhouses, budget-friendly and a versatile option for year-round healthy eating. Loaded with nutrients, naturally low in saturated fat Nearly three-quarters of Americans exceed the daily recommended amount of saturated fat, much of which comes from…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Breaking down different types of blood donations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, according to the American Red Cross. Becoming a donor is easy and can make a significant impact on your community. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, breaks down the different types of blood donations and how they help patients in need. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/oXRVHusvcMU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo hospitals continue to earn patients' trust, 5-star ratings for patient experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota, have again received five-star ratings and most qualifying Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals have received at least a four-star rating for patient experience from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. "We are pleased to share that all DMC (Destination Medical Center) sites continue to earn five-star ratings," says Sean Dowdy, M.D., Mayo Clinic's chief value…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Heel pain? It might be plantar fasciitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "My heel is killing me!" is without a doubt one of the most common sentences uttered in podiatry offices worldwide. Heel pain can range from slightly uncomfortable to utterly debilitating. Most often, it's caused by plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a band of tissue extending from the heel to the ball of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is caused by excessive stress, which brings on inflammation and, typically, heel pain. Plantar fasciitis can affect anyone….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). As cancer deaths decline, access to care remains a challenge in some communities. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cancer remains the second-leading cause of death in the U.S., but the number of people dying from cancer continues to decline. In the last three decades, the overall rate of death from cancer has decreased 33%. Data reported recently for 2019 and 2020 shows the trend continues. The decline, according to various reports, is attributed to increased awareness around prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment of more common cancers. Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D, deputy director of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Radon: The odorless, invisible threat. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Radon is an odorless, invisible radioactive gas. It's naturally released from rocks, soil and water — and it can get trapped inside your home, office or school. There's no known safe level of radon. Unfortunately, there are no symptoms of radon exposure as there are with carbon monoxide poisoning. What makes radon so dangerous Breathing high levels over time can lead to lung cancer. In fact, radon is a Class A carcinogen. It's the No….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Black History Month: Dr. Alyx Porter on shaping the future generation of physicians. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Alyx Porter Black History Month is commemorated every February. It's a month for all people to celebrate and learn about diverse and important contributions of African Americans to American society and culture, as well as to reflect on the ongoing fight against racism, inequity and discrimination. Mayo Clinic News Network is profiling several Mayo Clinic physicians who are focused every day on achieving health equity through their work. Meet Mayo Clinic's Dr. Alyx Porter,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Interval training for heart health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — When it comes to exercise, what's best for your heart: slow and steady, or fast and furious? How about a combination of both? Interval training — alternating short bouts of higher-intensity effort with longer bouts of less-intense activity — has big benefits for your heart. "Interval training makes your heart alternate between working hard and recovering," says Melinda Hahm, a clinical exercise physiologist in Cardiology at Mayo Clinic Health System in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Postpartum depression is more than baby blues. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Postpartum depression is real. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 out of every 10 new moms suffer from it. It's much more than what's called the "baby blues" because it lasts longer and tends to be more severe. Symptoms include mood swings, anxiety, sadness, crying irritability and feeling overwhelmed. Prompt treatment is important, and Mayo Clinic experts say it works. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/WhmJuesp9ck Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 57) is…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2023-02-07). ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 06.02.2023. indybay.org ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 06.02.2023 | comunicaciones e información para la liberación…

Reprographixxx Print Room (2023-02-07). Saturday 2/4: Sliding scale Riso printing workshop. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop | 3124 Shattuck Ave | Berkeley CA 94705 | (3 blocks east of Ashby BART)…

Revolution Books (2023-02-07). Friday 2/10: Carl Dix-Why Defunding Police &Abolishing Prisons UnderThis System Are Dangerous Illusions. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-07). Saturday 2/11: Screening: The Other Side of the Wall and Panel Discussion. indybay.org San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-07). Tuesday 2/21: Fighting for Survival, Fighting on Arrival: The Buffalo Soldiers. indybay.org [ONLINE] San Francisco Main Library | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-07). Saturday 2/25: Bayview Branch Library Open House. indybay.org Bayview Branch | 75 3rd St. | San Francisco, CA 94124…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-07). Monday 2/27: Storytelling with Clara Kamunde. indybay.org Portola Branch Library | 380 Bacon St. | San Francisco, CA 94134…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-07). Tuesday 2/28: Panel: Reparations Now! indybay.org San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Sara Flounders (2023-02-07). Frank Velgara: Puerto Rican Independista honored. workers.org Community and political organizations and activists gathered to celebrate the life of Puerto Rican Independista and international activist Frank Velgara at Holyrood Church in the Bronx, New York, on Feb 4. Velgara died on Aug. 24, 2022, at the age of 72. Pictured speaking is Benjamin Ramos, a host of . . . |

Shabbir Rizvi (2023-02-07). Guantánamo Bay: 21 years of crimes against humanity. liberationnews.org Last month, 150 human rights organizations signed onto a letter organized by the Center for Victims of Torture to close Guantánamo Bay.

teleSUR, DRL, MER (2023-02-07). El "No" es tendencia en las preguntas del referéndum en Ecuador. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con datos del CNE, la opción del NO cuenta con más del por ciento en las ocho preguntas presentadas.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-07). Parlamento francés discute polémica reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Los debates comienzan en la Asamblea Nacional con una moción de rechazo previo de La Francia Insumisa y una moción de referéndum de Agrupación Nacional.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-07). Sindicatos británicos denuncian falta de acuerdo con gobierno. telesurtv.net Durante esta jornada los trabajadores de la salud protagonizan la que esperan sean la huelga más grande en décadas de acuerdo a los sindicatos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-07). Llega ayuda a Tàºrkiye y Siria tras terremoto que dejó 2.300 muertos. telesurtv.net El presidente de Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdoƒüan, prevé que la cifra de fallecidos aumente en las próximas horas.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-02-07). Aumenta a 40 cifra de fallecidos por aluviones en Perú. telesurtv.net Con el primer aluvión reportado este lunes habían fallecido 39 personas, mientras que el segundo ocasionó la muerte de una persona.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2023-02-07). México gana y se sitúa como líder absoluto en la Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net Cuba cayó derrotada en un reñido partido ante Colombia, seis carreras por cinco y se colocó al final de la tabla.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-02-07). Aumentan a 711 los muertos por terremoto en Siria. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sirias mandaron convoyes de médicos provenientes de Damasco, Quneitra, Homs y Tartous hacia Alepo y Latakia.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2023-02-07). Bolivia registra disminución de casos de Covid-19 por sexta semana. telesurtv.net En esta semana se detectaron 2.191 nuevos contagios, lo que representa una disminución del 34 por ciento.

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2023-02-07). México y Venezuela comparten el liderato de la Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net Venezolanos y mexicanos quedan con récord de 3-1 y se enfrentarán este lunes en busca del liderato solitario de la Serie del Caribe 2023.

teleSUR, MER, JGN (2023-02-07). Conoce algunas curiosidades de Bob Marley, la leyenda del Reggae. telesurtv.net A través de sus canciones, el jamaiquino Bob Marley transmitió mensajes de amor, conciencia social y justicia.

teleSUR, MER (2023-02-07). Presidente de Ecuador reconoce resultados de comicios. telesurtv.net El mandatario ecuatoriano aseguró que lo ocurrido en las elecciones fue un llamado del pueblo al Gobierno y que "no vamos a eludir esa responsabilidad".

teleSUR, MER (2023-02-07). Paola Pabón: el pueblo ecuatoriano dijo no al Gobierno de Lasso. telesurtv.net La prefecta Pabón afirmó que los resultados electorales obtenidos marcan el inicio de la recuperación de la patria en el Ecuador.

teleSUR, MER (2023-02-07). Presidente de Tàºrkiye decreta siete días de duelo por víctimas del terremoto. telesurtv.net Las autoridades han reportado afectaciones en las provincias de Kahramanmaras, Gaziantep, Sanliurfa, Diyarbakir, Adana, Adiyaman, entre otras.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-02-07). Palestina condena asesinato de 5 personas por Israel en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net Mediante un comunicado, el Gobierno de Palestina detalló que decenas de personas resultaron heridas en el incidente.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2023-02-07). Reportan cinco nuevos casos de cólera en República Dominicana. telesurtv.net El ente gubernamental declaró que los casos corresponden a cuatro hombres y una mujer.

teleSUR, pha, JGN, SH, DRL (2023-02-07). Lucha y legado de Camilo Cienfuegos, héroe del pueblo cubano. telesurtv.net Camilo Cienfuegos es sin duda uno de los personajes más carismáticos y queridos por el pueblo con que cuenta la historia de Cuba.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-07). Rescatistas brasileños buscan a seis desaparecidos en naufragio. telesurtv.net La operación se concentra en los alrededores de la isla de Paquetá, a 17 kilómetros de la costa.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-07). Mueren siete menores y su madre en incendio al norte de Francia. telesurtv.net Al llegar los bomberos lograron rescatar al padre con heridas de gravedad, pero sin peligro para su vida.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-07). Líder Supremo iraní conmuta sentencias a convictos. telesurtv.net El Ayatolá Jamenei sancionó la reducción de condena para los procesados por protagonizar los recientes disturbios antigubernamentales.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-07). Resultados preliminares dan victoria electoral a progresistas en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Respecto al referendo, los datos apuntan a una victoria del No en todas las preguntas, lo que representa una derrota para el presidente Lasso.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-07). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a cinco palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El Gobierno palestino llamó a la comunidad internacional a presionar a Israel para obligarla a levantar el asedio militar contra la ciudad de Jericó.

teleSUR, yart, SH (2023-02-07). 10 frases de Rubén Darío que describen su visión de la vida. telesurtv.net Gracias a su obra Rubén Darío se consagró como representante del modernismo literario en lengua castellana.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL, YSM (2023-02-07). Comunidad internacional muestra solidaridad con Tàºrkiye y Siria. telesurtv.net El titular de la OMS, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, comunicó que fue activada la red de equipos médicos de emergencia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-07). Ascienden a 26 los fallecidos por incendios forestales en Chile. telesurtv.net Se reportan 3.276 damnificados y 1.156 viviendas destruidas por los 63 incendios que aún se encuentran activos.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-07). Unos 1.300 muertos en Siria y Tàºrkiye deja sismo de magnitud 7,8. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un comunicado del presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, al menos 912 personas murieron.

teleSUR (2023-02-07). Death Toll From Syria Earthquake Rises to 711. telesurenglish.net The Syrian Ministry of Health reported Monday that the death toll from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake rose to 711, while 1,431 people were injured in Latakia, Aleppo, Hama and Tartous regions. | However, the deputy minister of the agency, Ahmed Damiriya, clarified that the figure is preliminary, as there are still many missing and rubble to be removed where people may be trapped. | RELATED: | Damiriya also said that fo…

teleSUR (2023-02-07). Ecuador: Lasso Accepts 'No' Victory in Referendum. telesurenglish.net

WSWS (2023-02-07). The Turkey-Syria earthquake catastrophe: An indictment of capitalism. wsws.org The fact that thousands of people die preventable deaths in earthquakes constitutes an indictment of imperialism and the capitalist system.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Estimate by Airfinity places COVID-19 deaths in China over 1.3 million. wsws.org Health based analytics estimates that COVID deaths in China have reached 1.3 million fatalities.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Germany's housing crisis: 700,000 more homes needed. wsws.org Based on its research, a new study comes to the alarming conclusion that there is currently a shortage of 700,000 homes in Germany.

WSWS (2023-02-07). The Socialist Equality Party candidates for the March 25 NSW election. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party is standing three candidates in the March 25 New South Wales state elections: Max Boddy in the Legislative Assembly in the Bankstown electorate and Oscar Grenfell and Mike Head in the Legislative Council.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Build rank-and-file committees to fight for high quality education and an end to the pandemic! wsws.org 2023 will be characterized by mass opposition of teachers and school workers to intolerable working conditions and mass infection. Teachers and school workers must learn from the experiences of the past three years, having been betrayed by the trade union bureaucracies in the interest of the capitalist state, and form independent rank-and-file committees to carry forward their fight!

WSWS (2023-02-07). Australian government, media join hysteria over Chinese balloon. wsws.org The ludicrous campaign is aimed at fostering a pro-war atmosphere, and to legitimise the escalating US-led war drive against China, which is viewed as the principal threat to American imperialist hegemony.

WSWS (2023-02-07). "A Safe Place" exposes state and federal cover-up of 2018 death of Jerod Draper inside Indiana jail. wsws.org Instead of receiving medical attention while suffering an overdose inside the Harrison County Jail in October 2018, Draper was restrained, tortured and shocked with a taser by jailers and medical staff.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Zelensky government in turmoil amidst reports of impending Russian offensive. wsws.org The Zelensky government is in a state of crisis as reports suggest that Ukrainian forces are struggling in Bakhmut amidst preparations of a new Russian offensive.

WSWS (2023-02-07). How should workers respond to the right-wing furor over Trudeau's appointment of a Canadian Special Representative to combat Islamophobia? wsws.org There is no "progressive" side in the ruling-class faction fight over Elghawaby's appointment. Neither the proponents of Quebec's chauvinist Bill 21 nor the advocates of multiculturalism and identity politics have anything to offer the working class except war, austerity and reaction.

WSWS (2023-02-07). 000 people protest Danish government's planned scrapping of public holiday to pay for military spending increase. wsws.org Sunday's protest, the largest in Denmark for over a decade, is part of an upsurge of working-class opposition across Europe to the ruling elite's determination to make them bear the cost of militarism and war through social spending cuts and attacks on wages and worker rights.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Migrants forcibly evicted from protest encampment in New York. wsws.org The immigrant men, mostly from Latin America, were protesting removal from a Manhattan hotel to a makeshift barracks-like facility far from their places of employment.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Crews burn toxic chemicals from Ohio train crash in "controlled release" wsws.org Ohio Governor Mike DeWine warned that fumes released into the air from the venting operation "can be deadly if inhaled." Officials designated a "red zone" around the site where people faced "grave danger of death" from breathing in the fumes.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Biden aide says door is open to discussing spending cuts with Republicans. wsws.org Washington Post urges attack on Social Security and Medicare after debt ceiling is raised.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Berlin public sector "warning strikes": The trade unions and state executive want to push through a wage reduction. wsws.org The wage cuts can only be stopped if workers take real industrial action and unite with their brothers and sisters in France, Britain and across Europe.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Support the Socialist Equality Party in the NSW election! No to War! Lives before profits! Billions for healthcare and education! wsws.org The SEP is running in the NSW election to help build a revolutionary party of the working class, directed against capitalism, which offers nothing but social misery and an expanding series of existential crises that threaten the very future of humanity.

WSWS (2023-02-07). PC manufacturer Dell announces 6,6 job cuts, 5 percent of total workforce. wsws.org The mass layoffs in the technology and other industries can be traced directly to the steep interest rate increases of the US Federal Reserve and other central banks over the past year.

WSWS (2023-02-07). Australian Labor government prioritises indigenous "Voice" in bid to divert mounting class tensions. wsws.org The same government that claims to be addressing the historic injustices done to indigenous people is seeking to make the working class as a whole pay for the crisis of global capitalism.

Editor (2023-02-07). Peace deal between Ethiopian government and TPLF holds despite delays in implementation; U.S. escalates attempts to scapegoat Eritrea. mronline.org Attempts by U.S. and other Western countries to sow discord between Ethiopia and Eritrea "will not be successful because the majority of the Ethiopian people are grateful for the Eritrean army's help in defeating the TPLF," former Ethiopian diplomat Mohamed Hassan told Peoples Dispatch.

Margaret Kimberley (2023-02-07). The U.S. continues escalating in Ukraine. mronline.org The U.S. got more than it bargained for after instigating the Ukrainian conflict. The Biden foreign policy team grows more desperate and their plans become more dangerous as they reckon with the unintended consequences of their actions.

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-07). After Earthquake Devastates Syria, US Shows No Interest in Lifting Sanctions. news.antiwar.com After a devastating earthquake hit Syria and Turkey, killing thousands of people, the US State Department showed no interest in lifting crippling economic sanctions on Syria that are specifically designed to prevent the country's reconstruction. As of Monday night, the earthquake has killed at least 2,921 people in Turkey and 1,444 in northwest Syria, including …

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-07). NORAD Commander: Chinese Balloons That Entered US Under Trump Went 'Undetected'. news.antiwar.com The head of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) claimed on Monday that Chinese balloons that entered US airspace during the Trump administration weren't detected by the command, which is responsible for airspace protection of Canada and the continental United States. "As NORAD commander, it's my responsibility to detect threats to North America," said Gen. …

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-07). UN Chief Fears Russia-Ukraine Conflict Could Turn Into 'Wider War'. news.antiwar.com UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the world is heading toward a "wider war" as the conflict in Ukraine continues to escalate. "The Russian invasion of Ukraine is inflicting untold suffering on the Ukrainian people, with profound global implications. The prospects for peace keep diminishing," Guterres told the UN General Assembly. "I fear the world …

news.un (2023-02-07). Lack of jobs, the main driver of violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa: UNDP. news.un.org A lack of job opportunities is the leading factor driving people to join fast-growing violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report released by the UN Development Programme on Tuesday.

D.L. Chandler (2023-02-07). Happy Birthday, Bob Marley! Reggae Legend Lives On In Death. newsone.com

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-02-07). Peru: 'Our Demands Are Now Political'. orinocotribune.com The peasant uprising in Peru has achieved what seemed impossible: the left and academia have been left speechless. Or at least it seems so since their analyses have been silenced under the popular Indigenous clamor, which has organized delegations from the four "suyos" (1) of Peru in "The Taking of Lima," as the march to the capital has been called. | Few suspected that the removal of Pedro Castillo was more than a political crisis in partisan terms. Rather, it was the beginning of a symbolic and historical cataclysm, threatening the very foundations of the colonial pact still in force in the country that is seen…

Rainer Shea (2023-02-07). Rage Against the War Machine: An Answer to a Decade of Pro-NATO Lies About Ukraine. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2023-02-07). Venezuela Detects US Spy Planes in Flight Control Zone. orinocotribune.com On Sunday, February 5, General Domingo Hernández Lárez, head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (CEOFANB), reported via social media that US spy planes were detected flying inside Venezuela's flight information region (FIR) during the past 30 days. | "On no less than four occasions in the last 30 days, the flight information region (Maiquetía FIR) has been violated by US spy planes, disrespecting international agreements," Hernández Lárez wrote. | t.co/RTTJ08YxWq | — GJ. Domingo Hernández Lárez (@dhernandezlarez) Staff (2023-02-07). Foreign Affairs Magazine Admits Defeat of US Sanctions. orinocotribune.com Foreign Affairs, one of the most influential US establishment magazines, recently This conclusion is reached after an assessment of recent US sanctions on countries like China and Russia, whose way of getting around them was to "create alternative global financial structures to insulate themselves and others from punitive action, and that Washington and its acolytes will no longer b…

Tanupriya Singh (2023-02-07). Abahlali baseMjondolo and the fight of the organized poor against a hostile justice system. peoplesdispatch.org Months after being imprisoned on a murder charge, three leaders of the eKhenana Commune of Abahlali baseMjondolo have been finally granted bail. Their arrests are part of a lengthy history of violent persecution of the shack dwellers' movement…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-02-07). Iraqis protest "honor killing," demand laws against domestic violence. peoplesdispatch.org One out of every five Iraqi women has reportedly been subjected to domestic violence. However, lawmakers have failed to enact laws against such crimes citing possible impact on the "Iraqi social fabric"

Peoples Dispatch (2023-02-07). Anti-imperialists protest docking of US warship at Greek port. peoplesdispatch.org On Saturday, February 4, communists and other anti-imperialist groups in Greece protested the docking of nuclear-powered American aircraft supercarrier USS George HW Bush (CVN-77) at the port of Piraeus in Athens. Activists from the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) marched to Alexandra's Square in Pasalimani, near the port, protesting the docking of the warship. The protesters demanded that NATO "get out from Greek bases" and called on the conservative New Democracy (ND)-led Greek government to abstain from participating in imperialist interventions led by NATO. Member of Eu…

_____ (2023-02-07). Chris Hedges: A Declining US Empire Is Committing Suicide. popularresistance.org The Unites States Empire is falling, just as previous empires have done. Clearing the FOG speaks with journalist and author Chris Hedges about his newest book, "The Greatest Evil is War," and the connection between wars and the end of empire. Hedges compares current conditions in the United States and the fall of Rome. He describes the Western war against Russia being fought in Ukraine and aggression against China as part of the last gasp grabs to hold onto US hegemony, but they are failing. He talks about the Military Industrial Complex as an institution that has taken over and is out of control. It will continu…

Dorian Warren (2023-02-07). Biden Can Show Up for Working Families—Again. progressive.org The American Rescue Plan's child tax credit cut child poverty by half; Biden should bring it back.

Joe George (2023-02-07). 'Knock at the Cabin' Makes an Impossible Call For Care. progressive.org M. Night Shyamalan's latest film emphasizes the power of humanity—and our interconnectedness—amid the horror.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Morgan Stanley lands big with fund firm. ecns.cn Based on the positive outlook for China's economic growth and continued financial opening-up, leading international asset management firms have accelerated their expansion in the country as the new year moves into its second month.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). RCEP enables trade among Asian neighbors to ripen. ecns.cn Trucks loaded with Vietnamese durians lined up for customs inspections recently at the China and Vietnam Youyi Pass, a border crossing located in a natural gap between a series of steep cliffs and hills covered in conifers and bamboo on the border of the two countries.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Country ups business ties with Middle East nations. ecns.cn Companies from China and the Middle East have expanded many programs in the areas of logistics and infrastructure development to bolster bilateral trade and deepen cooperation in cross-border e-commerce, said business executives and market watchers.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Hong Kong, Chinese mainland see 280,000 cross-border passengers as all checkpoints reopen. ecns.cn About 260,000 people crossed the border through various checkpoints between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Chinese mainland on Monday, with people entering and leaving Hong Kong accounting for half respectively, according to Eric Chan Kwok-ki, Chief Secretary for Administration.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Seniors, children in rural areas priority in COVID protection. ecns.cn Authorities have pledged to continue to prioritize seniors and young children in rural areas as the group that needs the most protection against COVID-19, even though the virus had subsided nationwide.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Notre Dame to reopen by late 2024. ecns.cn Paris's Notre Dame cathedral, severely damaged by fire in 2019, will have its spire back in place by the end of this year, and there is optimism that the iconic building will fully reopen before Christmas 2024, according to France's culture ministry.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Thais roll out welcome for tour groups. ecns.cn Thailand is among the countries that welcomed the return of Chinese tour groups on Monday, complete with a ceremony held by Thai and Chinese officials in Bangkok that saw the first arrivals handed flowers and travel guides.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). TCM's role in COVID-19 treatment to be promoted. ecns.cn Traditional Chinese medicine will be promoted to play a more prominent role in the medical mix used to treat COVID-19, according to the National Medical Products Administration.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Schools prepare to fully resume after China's COVID management downgrade. ecns.cn Schools will fully resume in-person classroom teaching and are making full preparations for the new semester as around 300 million students and teachers are about to return to school after the country downgraded the management of COVID-19 epidemic.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Death toll rises to 2,921 from Tàºrkiye earthquakes. ecns.cn The death toll from Monday's earthquake in Tàºrkiye has risen to 2,921, the country's Anadolu agency reported on Tuesday, citing the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Earthquake kills over 4,000 in Tàºrkiye, Syria. ecns.cn More than 4,000 people were killed and tens of thousands injured after strong earthquakes jolted parts of Tàºrkiye and neighboring Syria early Monday, as rescue teams are battling harsh winter conditions to search for survivors.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). New Zealand to offer humanitarian aid to Tàºrkiye, Syria following quakes. ecns.cn New Zealand will immediately provide humanitarian support to those affected by the devastating earthquakes in Tàºrkiye and Syria, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Fo Guang Shan founder Hsing Yun dies at 95. ecns.cn Hsing Yun, founder of Fo Guang Shan Monastery in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and an influential monk who died at the age of 95 on Sunday, had played an irreplaceable role in promoting peace and reunification across the Taiwan Straits.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). S. Korean president orders aid to quake-hit Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Tuesday ordered government officials to send urgent aid to the devastating earthquake-hit Tàºrkiye.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Pakistan dispatches relief goods, medical, rescue teams to quake-hit Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn Pakistan has sent relief goods as well as medical and rescue teams to the earthquake-hit areas of Tàºrkiye, official statements said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). ADB says China remains top destination for global FDI in Asia. ecns.cn Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to the Asia-Pacific region continue to recover to pre-pandemic levels, with China remaining the top destination in Asia.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Team, relief materials from China sent to aid Tàºrkiye after devastating earthquake. ecns.cn The first batch of Chinese rescue team headed for the worst-hit areas in Tàºrkiye on Tuesday morning to help with the ongoing search rescue operation after Monday's 7.7-magnitude earthquake, according to CCTV.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Chinese tech giant Baidu to roll out ChatGPT-equivalent chatbot in March. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Baidu Inc announced on Tuesday that it would roll out "Ernie Bot," an AI chatbot service similar to Open AI's ChatGPT, in March.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Spectacular scenery of full moon over mountain peaks. ecns.cn A full moon sets behind the mountains including the twin peaks of Les Jumelles in the Chablais Valaisan, near Aigle, Switzerland, Feb. 6, 2023, creating a spectacular scenery.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Rescue underway after powerful earthquakes kill thousands in Tàºrkiye, Syria. ecns.cn Powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquakes rocked southeastern Tàºrkiye and northern Syria earlier Monday, killing more than 3,400 people in the two countries.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). 17 travelers from Hong Kong arrive in Beijing on first tour group. ecns.cn The first 17 tourists from Hong Kong arrived in Beijing on first tour group, since the full resumption of cross-border travel between Hong Kong and the mainland on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Countries quick to send rescue teams to help Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn Search and rescue teams from different countries were dispatched to Tàºrkiye on Monday following devastating earthquakes.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Night view of Qiandeng Ancient Town in E China's Jiangsu. ecns.cn The Qiandeng Ancient Town in Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu Province, was lit up for the first time in 2, 0 years on Sunday. By using modern multimedia light and shadow integration technology, the "Eight Scenes of Songnan" were reconstructed on Qiandeng river.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Ten thousand of people dance at Munao Zongge festival. ecns.cn The 39th Munao Zongge Festival was held on Sunday in Longchuan County, Dehong, southwest China's Yunnan Province. More than 10,000 people danced with the drums to celebrate the festival.

ecns.cn (2023-02-07). Chinese travel agencies ready to resume outbound group tours. ecns.cn Chinese travel agencies are preparing for the resumption of outbound group tour services starting from Monday, with the first batch of tourists set out for countries including Thailand and Laos departing from east China's Shanghai.

theguardian (2023-02-07). Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier in plea for clemency after 47 years in jail. theguardian.com Peltier, convicted of murdering two FBI agents in 1975, tells Guardian of desire to return home to tribal land.

_____ (2023-02-07). Israeli Protests: How Many Elephants Can Fit In One Room? journal-neo.org The world is hearing a great deal about the recent protests in Israel. There are anti-government protests in many countries at any one time; and in some a state of open civil war. But it is the Israeli protests which are grabbing headlines, as if they are something to do with the news consuming public …

_____ (2023-02-07). Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the country's declining birth rate. journal-neo.org During Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's keynote speech on January 23, at the winter session of Japan's parliament, among the key internal and external problems confronting the country's government was the country's continuous birth rate decline (over the past few years), mentioned practically for the first time. However, the unavoidable and multifaceted "national catastrophe" associated with …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Three hours of therapy could resolve phobias in children. healtheuropa.com Common phobias in children could be resolved in a single three-hour therapy session, compared to several sessions, a study has found. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is offered as a one-hour session every week for between four and 12 weeks to treat phobias in children. These fears can prevent children from enjoying common childhood activities, such …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). WHO release new guidelines for leishmaniasis. healtheuropa.com The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new operation manual on the control, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania‚ÄØparasites, which spread the disease through the bites of infected female phlebotomine sand flies. The flies then feed on human blood before producing eggs, which can make patients seriously ill. WHO …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). New CAR T-cell therapy offers new hope to ovarian cancer patients. healtheuropa.com CAR T-cell therapy has shown to be effective in mice with ovarian cancer, offering new hope to patients who require effective treatment. CAR T-cell therapy is a new type of immunotherapy that involves extracting a patient's immune cells (known as T cells) from the blood and injecting them in a laboratory with a new gene …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Defence Therapeutics begins manufacturing of it's ARM vaccine. healtheuropa.com Defence Therapeutics Inc., a Canadian biopharmaceutical company specialising in the development of immune-oncology vaccines and drug delivery technologies, is pleased to announce the start of it's ARM vaccine manufacturing in preparation for it's Phase I clinical trial targeting patients with solid cancer tumours. Defence is continuously striving to exploit it's AccumTM technology in many spaces. …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Fertility treatment has no effect on the cardiovascular health of offspring. healtheuropa.com According to a study led by the University of Bristol, there is no link between fertility treatment and the cardiovascular health of children conceived this way. The large-scale study found no differences in blood pressure, heart rate, lipids, and glucose measurements in children conceived naturally and children conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) or fertility …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Cochrane Review finds that vitamin D does not reduce asthma attacks. healtheuropa.com According to a new review, taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of asthma attacks in children or adults. In a previous Cochrane review, research suggested a reduction in asthma attacks correlated with people taking vitamin D. Contrastingly, the latest findings illuminate that the supplements do not reduce the risk of asthma attacks; …

imperial.ac.uk (2023-02-06). Digital currency and climate innovation under the spotlight at Davos. imperial.ac.uk The need for digital currency to help solve societal challenges in Africa was among the key issues discussed by Imperial experts at Davos 2023.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-02-06). Magma observed taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have observed magma taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes, shedding light on the processes behind eruptions.

_____ (2023-02-06). In Douma Cover-Up, OPCW's New Smoking Gun Backfires. strategic-culture.org

_____ (2023-02-06). In Grim Symbolic Gesture, Germany Sends 14+88 Tanks to Ukraine. strategic-culture.org In early February, Germany decided to supply Ukraine with 14 Leopard 2 and 88 older Leopard 1 battle tanks, prompting speculation about the symbolism of this move. | 14/88 is a notorious neo-Nazi slogan extensively used in acts of white supremacist terrorism and violence. | (Click on the image to enlarge)…

_____ (2023-02-06). Russia's Strategic Aims — In Consequence to a Collapsing U.S. Empire. strategic-culture.org Weak leadership has lifted the lid on the European Pandora's box, Alastair Crooke writes. | Things are getting psychotic. As you listen to EU leaders, all parroting identical 'good news' speaking points, they nonetheless radiate basal disquietude — presumably a reflection of the psychic stress from, on the one hand, repeating 'Ukraine is winning: Russia's defeat is coming', when, on the other, they know

_____ (2023-02-06). U.S. Surrounds China With War Machinery While Freaking Out About Balloons. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | has called "one of the stupidest news cycles in living memory," the entire American political/media class is having an existential meltdown over what Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Amanda Yee (2023-02-06). The IMF debt trap in Ukraine. liberationnews.org The IMF serves as an imperialist instrument of Western capital in Ukraine, now using the war as pretext for accelerating economic shock therapy and penetration of the country by Wall Street and other foreign investment interests, so that they can buy off every last asset as the country is destroyed by war.

Andrew Perez (2023-02-06). Here's Who Will Be Talking About Jesus On Super Bowl Sunday. levernews.com

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Former Israeli PM Bennett Says US 'Blocked' His Attempts at a Russia-Ukraine Peace Deal. southfront.org Illustrative ImageBennett says the US and its Western allies decided to 'keep striking Putin' and not negotiate | Originally published by Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). German Prosecutor Found No Russian Involvement In Gas Pipeline Sabotage. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe possibility of NATO's implication seems the most plausible at present. | Written by It is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain the West's unsubstantiated narrative that Russia sabotaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines. Now, even some German officials are beginning to admit that there is no evidence to blame Moscow for the cr…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Head Of Wagner Challenged Zelensky, Bakhmut At Stake. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Hundreds Dead After Huge Earthquake Hits Turkey and Syria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UPDATE: : | According lo local reports, another earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was recorded in the central region of Turkey, where earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 had previously thundered. | "According to the latest data, 912 of our citizens were killed and 5385 of our citizens were injured. 2,470 people were found surviving under the rubble. We do not know how much the number of dead and injured will increase, as the work on dismantling the rubble continues," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). In Video: Report From Captured Ukrainian Positions In Bakhmut. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Bakhmut Region On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org click to see full-size image | The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian army and the AFU continue near Dibrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ivanivske; | Up to 100 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armored vehicles and 3 vehicles were destroyed by Russian artillery shelli…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Donbass On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora and Paraskoviivka; | Russian-led forces advanced in the southern districts of Mariinka; | The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russ…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Iraq On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Syria On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Protest In Iran: A Middle Eastern Déjà Vu With A Twist Of Irony. southfront.org In an undated photo from 1979, protestors burn an effigy of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi during a demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Forty years ago, Iran's ruling shah left his nation for the last time and an Islamic Revolution overthrew the vestiges of his caretaker government. The effects of the 1979 revolution, including the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and ensuing hostage crisis, reverberate through decades of tense relations between Iran and Ame…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). The U.S. Empire Is Starting To Fall Apart. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by In order to understand why, the nature of imperialism, and thus of all empires, needs first to be explained (especially because almost no one knows about this): | Whereas a merely domestic dictatorship is no danger to other nations, an international dictatorship — or "empire" — is a danger to other nations, because every empire (i.e., each of t…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Ukrainian General & Israeli Intelligence Reveal Ukrainian, Russian Losses &#1 ; Reports. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The Kiev regime is carefully hiding its real losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Indeed, the numbers are so high that they are worth to be hidden. | Adviser to the office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak assured that the number of dead was only about 10 thousand servicemen in December 2022. In his turn, Zelensky reduced the number up to 8 thousand. | In recent days, the lies of Kiev officials that Ukrainian servicemen are crashing Russian Army, suffering almost no casua…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Unidentified Drone Exploded Near Russian City Of Kaluga, Located About 100 Kilometers From Moscow. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UPDATE: : | A high-explosive fragmentation bomb OFAB-100-120 was found at the crash site. There are usually about 46 kg of explosives and striking elements inside this munition. | Click to see full-size image | On the morning of February 6, an explosion was heard on the outskirts of the Russian city of Kaluga. The head of the region claimed that a drone exploded in the air over the forest area near…

Anonymous765 (2023-02-06). Kiev Is Proud To Declare It Deployed Chemical Weapons In Donbass. southfront.org |

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). A Birthday Thank You Note. transcend.org To TMS editor Antonio C.S. Rosa – Dear Antonio, thinking of your Birthday on 8 Feb and your friendship, I came up with the following poem.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). A Winter Walk with Thoreau: The Transcendentalist Way of Finding Inner Warmth in the Cold Season. transcend.org "Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary."

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Antony Blinken Plays the 'Two Sides Game': Getting Netanyahu/Israel off the Hook. transcend.org 31 Jan 2023 – Antony Blinken is the most lightweight Secretary of State, a fitting complement to the overweight Mike Pompeo. Together they could do a late night TV comedy routine on the 'arrogance of decline' when it comes to US foreign policy in the Trump/Biden years.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the US Patent System. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – AbbVie for years delayed competition for its blockbuster drug Humira, at the expense of patients and taxpayers. The monopoly is about to end.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). How US Marines Are Being Reshaped for China 'Threat'. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The US military commitment to the Pacific was underlined in a White House meeting between the leaders of the US and Japan. But behind the scenes, this renewed focus on Asia has sparked a fierce debate within one of its most fabled military forces.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Ilhan Omar Is Not Mama Africa. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The new Speaker of the House announced he will remove Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The attack from Republicans has given her image a boost, but her record shows the credibility is not deserved.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Missing Links in Textbook History: Indigenous Peoples. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – By the time I started high school I had come to see the world in Manichaean terms, full of good guys and bad guys. We, North Americans, were the good guys, often presented as settlers defending our families against hostile Indians. It was dangerously easy to accept the notion that history is pretty simple.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Nobel Peace Prize Watch: Watchdog Suspends Screening of Nobel Peace Prize Candidates. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – After 15 years studying the award's intention, finding out who should have received the NPP over 120 years, and who are the most suitable recipients in our time, we have concluded that the Committee does not contribute for elimination of wars; rather, it takes sides.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). (Norsk-Norwegian) Nobel Peace Prize Watch avslutter sine à•rlige anbefalinger til Nobelkomiteen. transcend.org 6. februar 2023 – Etter ti à•r har vi i à•r besluttet à• ikke publisere và•r à•rlige anbefaling til Nobelkomiteen, en liste over de som er bà•de nominert og kvalifisert til à• motta Nobels fredspris. Sà• lenge Den norske Nobelkomite fortsetter à• sabotere Nobels intensjon om fred ved global nedrustning har và•rt arbeid med à• fà• frem gode kandidater ingen hensikt opplyse.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). 'Obscene': Exxon Posts Record $56 Billion in Profits — But Keeps Gouging Consumers. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – ExxonMobil on Tuesday [31 Jan] joined other U.S. oil companies in reporting record 2022 earnings amid rising gas prices, sparking renewed calls by consumer and climate advocates for a Big Oil windfall profits tax.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Palestinians Are Not Liars: Confronting the Violence of Media Delegitimization. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – Palestinian journalists pay a heavy price for carrying out their mission of spreading the truth about the Israeli oppression of Palestinians. Their work is critical not only to balanced media coverage but to the very cause of justice and freedom in Palestine. However, the harm inflicted on Palestinian journalists is not only physical and material. They are also constantly exposed to a very subtle but equally dangerous threat: the constant delegitimization of their work.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Peace Negators: A Litany of Abduction, Torture, Deprogramming, Rendition and Murder by First World Governmental Security Agencies. transcend.org The extra judicial excesses of the US government's security apparatus and how the workings of the organization impacts upon the lives of ordinary people globally.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Remembering the Man Who Saved the World (from a Nuclear War). transcend.org The man who saved the world from thermonuclear annihilation in 1962 was born on 30 January 1926.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Revealed: Sweden Destroyed a Substantial Part of Its Documents on Julian Assange. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – Almost six years after the British Crown Prosecution Service destroyed key emails, the Swedish Prosecution Authority also destroyed a large part of the documentation–as Assange's life hangs in the balance.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Shell Makes 'Obscene' $40bn Profit—Highest Ever. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – Sunak government under pressure after gas prices fuel 'outrageous' doubling of profits at Anglo-Dutch group…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). The Doomsday Clock: Deceptive and Rather an Indicator of US Foreign Policies. transcend.org 26 Jan 2023 – Like the Nobel Prizes, the Doomsday Clock of the Bulletin of the Atom Scientists attracts enormous media attention. It simplifies a very complex issue into a time measure: How close is the world to global catastrophe?>

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Ukraine: Rethinking Global Security&#1 ;Saving Humanity and Planet Earth. transcend.org Saving Humanity and Planet Earth (SHAPE) is an initiative to address the multiple crises that have brought us to the brink of the precipice. This, our second webinar to be held on 22/23 February 2023, draws lessons from the Ukraine war and sets new pathways to global security.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Ukraine—The Inevitable War. transcend.org 5 Feb 2023 – Why negotiate a diplomatic settlement and adhere to the Minsk agreement when there is so much money in war?>

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). US House Republicans Vote to Remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – House Republicans have voted to remove Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, citing past controversial comments she made about Israel and concerns over her objectivity.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). War and Peace: Animosity and Insanity Destroying the Earth and Humanity. transcend.org In Search of Moral and Intellectual Human Consciousness…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). WATCH: Swedish Prosecutors Destroyed Assange Documents. transcend.org 3 Feb 2023 – A 35-minute interview with Stefania Maurizi. Swedish prosecutors destroyed copies of email correspondence related to the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Associated Press (2023-02-06). Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, thousands feared dead. peoplesworld.org ANKARA, Turkey — The death toll is rising from a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria early on Monday. Hundreds were killed in the two countries, thousands were injured and the toll was expected to rise further. President Joe Biden has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the deadly …

Associated Press (2023-02-06). Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, thousuands feared dead. peoplesworld.org ANKARA, Turkey — The death toll is rising from a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria early on Monday. Hundreds were killed in the two countries, thousands were injured and the toll was expected to rise further. President Joe Biden has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the deadly …

Bria Nelson (2023-02-06). We're Putting the Death Penalty on Trial in Kansas. aclu.org I have lived in flyover states my whole life. People tend to overlook the transformational change and creative organizing that happens in the Midwest. But I have known our capacity to show up for justice and equality for years. | I went to law school in Kansas, and I stayed here because of the powerful community I found: organizers and activists who are "Midwest nice," working tirelessly to make Kansas a more welcoming place for people like me — Black people, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. It was in Kansas that I was able to reclaim my power and become an advocate for racial justice. Today…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-02-06). More Evidence That The West Sabotaged Peace In Ukraine. thealtworld.com

Carl Gibson (2023-02-06). 'More training' is not the answer to police terrorÔøºÔøº. nationofchange.org The death of Tyre Nichols doesn't have to be in vain — there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (2023-02-06). Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project. nationofchange.org "The project is "drastically out of step with the Biden administration's goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy," but that "it's not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patino (2023-02-06). Police Violence, Self-Hatred, and the Death of Tyre Nichols (OPINION). latinorebels.com Police departments need to do a better job of vetting, training, and supporting officers, so that citizens may regain a healthy respect for those in uniform.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China's resumption of outbound group travel expected to revive global tourism industry. ecns.cn The global tourism industry is expected to get a boost as China, one of the world's largest outbound tourism markets before the pandemic, resumed outbound group tours on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Airlines commence international flights to China as outbound group tours resume. ecns.cn More airlines are resuming international flight to the Chinese market as outbound group tours gradually restart in China. Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, and others are resuming or adding international flights to and from China.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Syria earthquake toll rises to 237, injures 639: health ministry. ecns.cn Syria's deadly earthquake has so far killed 237 people and injured 639 others in four provinces, said the health ministry on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). KMT official from Taiwan to visit mainland. ecns.cn Hsia Li-yan, a vice-chairman of the Kuomintang political party, will visit the Chinese mainland from Wednesday to Feb 17 and attend cross-Straits exchange activities, the mainland's Taiwan affairs authority said Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Morning rush hour returns in Beijing. ecns.cn The traffic during morning rush hour in Beijing has returned to a normal level on Monday, the first working day after the Lantern Festival.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Emissions reduction program to be relaunched. ecns.cn China has completed the registration and trading systems for the relaunch of the suspended China Certified Emission Reduction program, which could help boost the nation's efforts to cope with climate change, according to China Beijing Green Exchange.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Quake death toll in Tàºrkiye exceeds 280: vice president. ecns.cn More than 280 people died in Tàºrkiye from two powerful earthquakes, which struck the country's southern and southeastern regions early Monday, said Vice President Fuat Oktay.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). KMT vice chairman Andrew Hsia to visit mainland. ecns.cn Andrew Hsia, vice chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party, will lead a delegation on a visit to the Chinese mainland from Feb. 8 to 17, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China's commerce minister, Australia's trade minister hold talks. ecns.cn Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao and Australian Trade Minister Don Farrell spoke via video conference on Monday, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China to promote satellite internet development. ecns.cn MIIT said it will include satellite internet equipment into network access license management starting from March 1, as it works to promote and regulate the development of satellite internet, a frontier where major countries are trying to establish a beachhead.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). New Veronicastrum species discovered in central China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a new species of Veronicastrum in central China's Hubei Province, according to the Wuhan Botanical Garden under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Only 23% of Americans satisfied with state of things in U.S.: Gallup poll. ecns.cn Only 23 percent of Americans are broadly satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S., while the rest are dissatisfied, nearly half saying they are "very dissatisfied", according to Gallup's annual Mood of the Nation poll.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Explosion hits gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye after earthquakes. ecns.cn An explosion hit a gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye's southern province of Hatay after two strong earthquakes jolted the country early Monday, Ihlas News Agency reported.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Xi extends condolences to Turkish President Erdogan, Syrian President Bashar over strong earthquakes. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent messages of condolence to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad respectively over strong earthquakes in the two countries.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to Tàºrkiye, Syria. ecns.cn China is willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance in accordance with the needs of earthquake victims in Tàºrkiye and Syria, said Xu Wei, spokesman for the China International Development Cooperation Agency.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China to advance lunar exploration program. ecns.cn China will push forward its phase-4 lunar exploration program this year, including a planned mission to bring 2 kilograms of samples from the far side of the moon back to Earth, Wu Weiren, chief designer of the country's lunar exploration program, revealed on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Chinese skier killed in Austrian avalanche. ecns.cn A 32-year-old Chinese skier was found dead in an avalanche in Tyrol, western Austria, on Friday, which was confirmed by the Chinese Embassy in Austria on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Hong Kong-Mainland travel fully resumes. ecns.cn Normal travel between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Chinese mainland fully resumed starting Monday. It is applauded by all sectors in Hong Kong for driving local economic recovery and future development.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). First batch of outbound tourist groups depart China for UAE, Egypt. ecns.cn A group of tourists departed from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in South China's Guangdong Province at midnight on Monday for the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, etc, which is among the first six tourist groups, composed of nearly 160 people, in Guangzhou as well as the first batch of outbound group travelers in the Chinese mainland on the starting day of the country's outbound group travel service.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Cambodian PM to make official visit. ecns.cn Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Hun Sen will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). First Chinese outbound tourist groups depart, with Asian countries a popular destination. ecns.cn The first flight in three years carrying a Chinese outbound tourist group took off early Monday morning after China resumed pilot outbound tours following the country's optimization of epidemic control measures.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Powerful earthquakes hit Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn A view of the destroyed building after 7.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Kahramanmaras province, Tàºrkiye, Feb. 6, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Frozen seawater creates tree-shaped landscape in NE China. ecns.cn Frozen seawater stretches on riverbed of Liaohe river, creating a tree-shaped landscape in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 6, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Tourist flights resume to foreign destinations. ecns.cn Dozens of Chinese tourists boarded an Emirates Airlines flight at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to go sightseeing on Monday morning.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Tourists once again head for HK, Macao. ecns.cn Two tourist groups left Guangzhou, Guangdong province, for Hong Kong by high speed train, while another two groups took special coaches to Macao for sightseeing on Monday morning.

Fight Back (2023-02-06). Against Trotskyism: The theory of permanent revolution. fightbacknews.org When Lenin gave his brief and scathing overview of Trotsky's career in his 1914 article "Disruption of Unity Under Cover of Outcries for Unity," so that "the younger generation of workers should know exactly whom they are dealing with," he made a point of referring to Trotsky's "absurdly Left 'permanent revolution' theory." What is the role of this "permanent revolution" theory within Trotskyism, and why is it "absurdly Left," as Lenin says? | Karl Marx himself said in his 18 address to the Communist League, | While the democratic petty bourgeois want to bring the revolution to an end as quickly as possible, ach…

Gloria LaRiva (2023-02-06). Today marks 48 years of Leonard Peltier's unjust imprisonment, free Leonard! liberationnews.org The FBI is the crux of the reason Peltier remains behind bars.

Guest Contributor (2023-02-06). DACA Recipients Have Delivered for Democrats. Time to Deliver a Pathway to Citizenship for Us (OPINION). latinorebels.com In spite of President Biden's promise to protect immigrant communities, his administration and Congress have failed to deliver on promises of permanent status for millions of undocumented immigrants. His State of the Union address on Tuesday gives him an opportunity to chart a new path.

infobrics (2023-02-06). The Dollar's Supremacy in Global Trade Faces Fresh Challenges. infobrics.org The dollar's supremacy in global trade faces fresh challenges as several countries float plans to use local currencies in commerce…

infobrics (2023-02-06). South Africa and Russia: President Cyril Ramaphosa's Foreign Policy Explained. infobrics.org January was a busy diplomatic month for South Africa. The country hosted Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US treasury secretary Janet Yellen. Josep Borrell, vice-president of the European Commission, was also in town…

infobrics (2023-02-06). China to Assist Russia with Titanium Mining in the Arctic. infobrics.org

infobrics (2023-02-06). Moldova might become another conflict zone and the "next Ukraine" infobrics.org The West now has its "eyes" on Moldova to push it against Russia, Lavrov says.

infobrics (2023-02-06). Brazilian crisis might hamper dialogue with US about Amazon problems. infobrics.org Lula's government is seeking partners to finance a number of projects to save the rainforest.

infobrics (2023-02-06). America's balloon obsession is an attempt to prevent detente with China. infobrics.org USAF sent its much-touted F-22 fighter jets to shoot down the balloon. The jet that costs $334 million apiece and nearly $70,000 per flight hour fired a nearly half a million dollar missile to down a weather balloon, as if the target was no less than an alien spacecraft invading the US.

Jake Johnson (2023-02-06). White House says GOP bill would force 'one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts' in US history. nationofchange.org "House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Jessie Blaeser (2023-02-06). EPA issues rare veto, bringing Alaska's Pebble mine to a halt. peoplesworld.org The Environmental Protection Agency used the Clean Water Act on Monday to veto a proposed copper and gold mining project near Alaska's Bristol Bay. Not only does the veto apply to the Pebble mine project, which would have dug into the path of the world's largest sockeye salmon run, but it also prevents any similar …

Katu Arkonada (2023-02-06). A change in U.S. strategy for the destabilization of Venezuela. liberationnews.org As part of this change in strategy in recent times, an organization called "Movimiento Ciudadano 21 de Noviembre" (MC-21N) was formed, whose subversive strategy has the objective of overthrowing the government of Nicolás Maduro…

Larry Johnson (2023-02-06). Is the U.S. an Elderly Big, Bad Wolf? sonar21.com If any of my readers can do graphics I have a request — can you create a graphic of an elderly Big Bad Wolf wearing Uncle Sam's threads? I am…

Lowkey (2023-02-06). Lowkey and Sukhdev Reel Talk Justice for Ricky Reel. mintpressnews.com Sukdhev, the mother of Ricky Reel, addresses police racism, sexism, and surveillance in the UK after the botched investigation into the suspected 1997 murder of her son by racist attackers.

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Amazon vuelve a tener grandes problemas con OSHA. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Como si el monstruoso almacén y minorista Amazon no estuviera oprimiendo lo suficiente a sus trabajadores al luchar contra sus campañas de organización, ahora está en problemas por ponerlos en peligro a través de condiciones de trabajo inseguras e insalubres. Eso dijo la Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional el 1 de febrero, al proponer …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Surprise! Economy adds 517K jobs in January. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Surprising Wall Street's stock casino, the U.S. economy claimed to add 517,000 jobs in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Even governments reported adding 74,000 workers, including 52,000 in state and local schools. BLS said 35,000 of them were University of California system unionized workers who ratified new contracts, after—though BLS didn't say …

Mary Triny Mena (2023-02-06). Venezuela's first sensory-friendly cinema. america.cgtn.com One of the largest movie chains in Venezuela is rethinking its business in an effort to serve customers living with autism and other sensory disorders. CINEX, a local movie theater chain in Venezuela is the promoter of the idea. The initiative is specially designed for people living with …

Matt Bruenig (2023-02-06). All Twelve State Parental Leave Programs Are Awful. peoplespolicyproject.org Last week, I did a The table below contains a list of the work hi…

Middle East Monitor (2023-02-06). International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine. juancole.com By Omar Ahmed | &#1 ; (Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; A conference was held in London yesterday, hosted by MEMO entitled "International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine" and included a diverse group of academics and writers discussing three broad themes: apartheid, genocide and decolonisation. Dr Daud Abdullah, the Director of MEMO, kicked off …

Miko Peled (2023-02-06). The US is Legitimizing Jewish Terrorism Against Palestinians. mintpressnews.com US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's recent visit to Palestine offered a paltry aid package to Palestinians and a gift to Israel's far-right in the form of the removal of the Jewish Defense League from the State Department's list of terrorist organizations.

Morning Star (2023-02-06). China says it reserves right to respond after balloon is shot down. peoplesworld.org China says it reserves the right to take additional action after the U.S. shot down what it claimed was a spy balloon off the South Carolina coast. The U.S. claimed the balloon, which was drifting over U.S. territory, was illegally spying. China says it was a weather balloon blown off course. U.S. officials waited until …

noreply (2023-02-06). Sentimental And… Sad. Legendary Jumbo… smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is like not just a true commercial aerospace beauty retiring–always loved those magnificent B-747s–it is like a country which for all its faults but still better than the current one is retiring. I have been to Everett Boeing's facility numerous times. It is an incredible experience, the main hangar is colossal. But to everything there is the end. Sam even got emotional. There always was something very elegant and proportional, even the legendary hump, in B-747-400 and B-747-8 models. Flew on both of them. Well, I am also not exactly spring chicken and my love for four-engine giants is nobody's concern. And…

Orry Moore (2023-02-06). Strikes, private nuisance, protest Bill: The Weekly Round up. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill has been voted through the House of Commons amidst historic industrial action across the UK. Workers in health, education, transport and the civil service came out on strike in disputes over pay, jobs and conditions, and members of the Fire Brigades Union have voted overwhelmingly in favour of walking out. The synchronisation …

Owen Fairclough (2023-02-06). U.S. reports strong job growth. america.cgtn.com U.S. employers beat even the most optimistic forecasts to add more than half a million jobs in January. Employment numbers released on Friday suggest the economy continues to weather the inflation crisis and big layoffs in the tech sector. And the numbers also justify …

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). Can the American Leviathan Be Tamed? thealtworld.com Founding Fathers warned against going abroad in search of monsters to destroy. When Washington takes its wars, slogans, and coups abroad, generations of writers have characterized the aggression as seeking monsters to destroy. Washington has benefitted from the cover offered by the slogan, justifying mayhem inflicted on the world as overthrowing dictators and bringing democracy. | In his just published book, In Search of Monsters to Destroy (Independent Institute, 2022), Christopher J. Coyne, Independent Institute Fellow and economics professor at George Mason University, takes these claims at face value. He demo…

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). The Real Causes of the Growing Inequality. thealtworld.com This TED talk by a rich man calling for a new economics misrepresents the causes and cure for the extraordinary increase in the inequality of American income and wealth in the past 23 years | The real causes are the offshoring of US manufacturing jobs, mass immigration of poor people due to open borders, imposition of the doctrine that corporations only have responsibility to share holders, economic concentration and non-enforcement of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, years of money printing bailout of the financial system that drove bond and stock prices up, and the financializati…

Philip Obaji Jr (2023-02-06). After Losing Babies to Traffickers, Refugees in Cameroon Are Fighting Back. towardfreedom.org Trafficking of adults and children has become rampant as a war rages in Cameroon between the Francophone government and Anglophone forces. Philip Obaji, Jr., reports from Mamfe, Cameroon.

Rania Khalek (2023-02-06). The Michael Dean Story: Police Murder in a Texas 'Sundown Town. thealtworld.com On December 2, 2019, Michael Dean went out to buy a birthday cake for his daughter when he was shot in the head at point-blank range and killed by Temple, Texas Police Officer Carmen DeCruz following a routine traffic stop. | After being charged with manslaughter for Dean's death, DeCruz is now on trial in Bell County, Texas— a "sundown town." Civil rights attorney Lee Merrit joins the show to explain the fight for justice for Michael Dean.

readpassage (2023-02-06). Prison Workers Deserve The Labour Movement's Support. readpassage.com An interview with Jordan House and Asaf Rashid, the authors of a new book exploring the fight for labour rights within Canadian prisons.

Ryan Cristián (2023-02-06). Fauci's Quiet Cop-Out, WHO Treaty Destroys Sovereignty & The Disingenuous MSM COVID-19 Mea Culpas. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (2/6/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Scott Ritter (2023-02-06). For UKRAINE continued resistance is futile. They should sue for peace now. thealtworld.com The Ukraine army is a defeated army and Ukraine is a defeated nation, says Scott Ritter. Their mouths has been issuing cheques their body can't match…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2023-02-06). Behold, the new GOP culture wars. nationofchange.org The Republican Party's latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

Special to People's World (2023-02-06). Social Security and Medicare advocates urge support for petition to Biden. peoplesworld.org Social Security Works, a national group dedicated to protecting Social Security, is urging that everyone sign an emergency petition to President Biden before he gives his scheduled State of the Union message to Congress and the nation on Tuesday. "On Tuesday, President Biden will address a joint session of Congress, giving his constitutionally-required State of …

Staff (2023-02-06). Potente terremoto deja varios muertos y destrucción en el sur de Turquía. cubadebate.cu Un terremoto de magnitud 7,8 se ha registrado la madrugada de este lunes en Turquía, según informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés) en su página web.El epicentro del sismo, que tuvo una profundidad de 10 kilómetros, se localizó a 23 kilómetros al este de la ciudad turca de Nurdagi, en la provincia de Gaziantep.

Staff (2023-02-06). Una discreta recuperación del turismo en el primer mes de 2023 para Cuba. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-02-06). Mike Pompeo se confiesa en un libro. cubadebate.cu El libro se limita a compilar un catálogo de autocelebratorias anécdotas que jalonan su vida pública como funcionario del gobierno de Estados Unidos, que tienen la virtud de reflejar y justificar, con orgullo los crímenes y atropellos que, en nombre de la libertad y la democracia, perpetra Washington en todo el mundo.

Staff (2023-02-06). Notas que me vienen a la mente. cubadebate.cu Las intenciones no son nuevas. Recuerdo allá por la década de los años 80 del pasado siglo y en años posteriores, que entre los periodistas cubanos y la organización que nos agrupa —la UPEC— tomó forma de debate en asambleas, plenos y en colectivos de la prensa, una especie de ´convocatoria ª a que se elaborara una Ley de Prensa. Mucho se discutió entonces, pero no se llegó a concretar una legislación, y se han mantenido, en algunos casos hasta nuestros días, las insatisfacciones en relación con las fuentes de información, que se atribuían el derecho al sí o al no, a la hora de ´dar l…

Staff (2023-02-06). Greek workers resist soaring energy prices from EU-imposed privatization and Ukraine War. therealnews.com Thousands of Greek workers have mobilized against runaway energy and fuel prices in recent weeks. Although spiking fuel and energy prices are now a global phenomenon tied to inflation driven by corporate profiteering and blowback from failed sanctions against Russia, the crisis has been particularly acute for Greece due to EU-imposed privatization of its energy sector. TRNN reports from the ground as workers fight to increase stagnating wages in light of the cost of living crisis. This video is part of a special Workers of the World series on the cost of living crisis in Europe. | Producer: Christos Avramid…

Staff (2023-02-06). 2 Florida School Districts Order Teachers to Cover or Remove Books in Classrooms. truthout.org Officials in at least two Florida school districts have ordered teachers to remove books from their classroom libraries or to cover them up in order to comply with draconian statutes enacted by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-led state legislature. House Bill 1467, passed last year, requires books to be age-appropriate and free from material deemed to be pornographic. |

Staff (2023-02-06). $340 Million Anti-Labor Consulting Industry Is Behind Contemporary Union-Busting. truthout.org The remarkable spikes in union activity over the last few years have given many on the left cause for hope: could we be on the precipice of a resurgent, newly galvanized U.S. labor movement? In the first three quarters of 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) documented a 53 percent increase in organizing petitions — including startling wins by new, independent unions at Starbucks… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Cori Bush Invites Father of Ferguson's Michael Brown to State of the Union. truthout.org Rep. Cori Bush (D-Missouri) is inviting Michael Brown Sr., the father of Michael Brown, whose murder at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked mass protests in 2014, to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address this week. As first reported by Politico, Bush is bringing Brown Sr. as her guest to the address, which is scheduled for Tuesday night. "The police killing of… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Health Care Workers Stage Largest NHS Strike in UK's History. truthout.org Condemning the United Kingdom's Conservative-controlled government for putting "patients at risk" by refusing to pay nurses fairly and forcing healthcare providers out of the profession, tens of thousands of nurses and ambulance workers joined forces on Monday to stage the largest work stoppage in the history of the venerated National Health Service. The workers, who along with teachers and other… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Thousands Dead as Earthquakes Devastate Syria and Turkey. truthout.org Thousands of collapsed buildings, widespread destruction, and deep anguish were reported alongside over 2,300 dead and thousands more injured after a pair of earthquakes — an initial 7.8 tremor on the Richter scale in the early morning and another that measured 7.5 — devastated Syria and Turkey on Monday. Amid dozens of aftershocks — and the quakes being also felt in Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Police-Perpetrated Killings Are Public Executions — We Must Abolish Them. truthout.org As Memphis, Tennessee, police beat Tyre Nichols to death, he, like George Floyd, called out for his mother. And when Los Angeles police were killing Keenan Anderson, he said, "They're trying to George Floyd me." They discharged a Taser on Anderson at least six times and, not long after torturing him to death, they began spreading their version of events. Like Floyd, he begged for his life before… |

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-06). Envían ayuda internacional para enfrentar incendios en Chile. telesurtv.net La emergencia despertó la solidaridad internacional. Se reportan envíos de voluntarios y material, entre otros medios, desde Argentina, España, Colombia, México, Perú y otras naciones.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-06). Ascienden a 36 los casos de cólera en el oriente de Zambia. telesurtv.net Según datos oficiales, en las últimas 24 horas se han confirmado otros cinco casos de cólera.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Choque múltiple deja al menos 16 muertos en el centro de China. telesurtv.net En el accidente de tránsito en la autopista Xuchang-Guangzhou en la ciudad de Changsha, estuvieron involucrados al menos 49 vehículos.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Sismo de magnitud 7.8 deja decenas de muertos en Tàºrkiye. telesurtv.net El sismo de magnitud 7.8 fue sentido también en Líbano, Chipre, y en Italia las autoridades lanzaron una alerta de tsunami.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Unos 1300 muertos en Siria y Tàºrkiye deja sismo de magnitud 7,8. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un comunicado del presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, al menos 912 personas murieron.

teleSUR (2023-02-06). 40 People Killed in Landslide in Southern Peru. telesurenglish.net "The number of people who died after being swept away by landslides that affected the town of Secocha and other localities in the province of Camaná, in the Arequipa region, has risen to 40," the media outlet said on its web page. | RELATED: | Citing sources from the Civil Defense Institute of Arequipa, the landslide swept away a total of 200 houses in this Andean mining area, which is affected by the rainy season…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Argentina: Baez-Sosa's Killers Are Convicted To Life Sentence. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Argentina's Dolores Criminal Court sentenced five out of the eight young citizens involved in the murdering 18-year-old law student Fernando Baez-Sosa to life imprisonment. | RELATED: | The accused were young rugby players Maximo Thomsen, Matias Benicelli, Enzo Comelli, and Ciro and Luciano Pertossi, who come from Zarate city and had gone on holiday to Villa Gesell in January 2020. | At that time, Baez-Sos…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Colombia: Assassination of Another Social Leader Reported. telesurenglish.net The president of the Junta de Acción Comunal de Socuavo Norte in the municipality of Tibú, Santander, Colombia, José Antonio Santiago Pérez, was murdered this Saturday, in the midst of the wave of violence against social leaders. | RELATED: | Santiago Perez was also the delegate of the federation of boards of the Department of Norte de Santander and had just come from a meeting with his community when he was inte…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Cubans Remember 91st Birth Anniversary Of Camilo Cienfuegos. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Cuban people remember the 91st birth anniversary of Camilo Cienfuegos, a prominent revolutionary who fought against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista (1952-1959). | RELATED: | Born in Lawton, Havana, Camilo studied at the San Francisco de Paula elementary public school and San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, which he had to leave due to economic problems. | In 1948, he participated i…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Deadly Weekend Shootings Reflect Persistent Gun Violence in US. telesurenglish.net Multiple deaths were reported in several fatal shootings across the United States over the weekend, revealing again the insurmountable problem of gun violence in the country. | RELATED: | 19-year-old woman was killed and four others injured in a shooting at a concert in Newport, Arkansas on Saturday night. One of the wounded was taken to hospital for further treatment and two people have been arrested, with more arres…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Death Toll From Wildfires in Chile Rises to 26. telesurenglish.net "In the latest report, there are 26 deaths due to the fires, of which 18 correspond to the Biobío region (south), seven to La Araucanía (south) and one to àëuble (south-central)," Senapred said in a statement. | RELATED: | The agency did not specify the cause of death of the last two people. | Currently, there are a total of 283 active forest fires in the country, of which 71 are being fought; more than 280,0…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Eathquake Update: Over 2,300 Dead in Tàºrkiye and Syria. telesurenglish.net As of mid-day Monday, official reports confirmed that the series of powerful earthquakes that struck the border area between Turkey and Syria has left 2,349 dead and nearly 11,000 people injured so far. | RELATED: | The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry requested help from the United Nations, the Red Cross, and other international organizations to deal with the humanitarian catastrophe. | More specifically, the Syrian authorities requ…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). English Nurses & Ambulance Staff Protest To Demand Pay Rises. telesurenglish.net On Monday, over 20,000 English nurses and ambulance service staff took to the streets to demand a pay rise that reflects inflation rate, which is currently over 10 percent. | RELATED: | "The government needs to listen and discuss pay rather than just saying the National Health Service (NHS) does not have money. We cannot survive with what we are being paid," said nurse Ethna Vaughan, who was protesting outside St. Thomas' Ho…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). EU and G7 West Implement Price Caps on Russian Oil Products. telesurenglish.net The implementation of further price caps for seaborne Russian petroleum products, adopted Saturday by the European Union (EU) and the Group of Seven, began Sunday, despite Russia's vow to take measures to protect its interests. | RELATED: | The price cap for "premium-to-crude" petroleum products, such as diesel, kerosene and gasoline, is set at 100 U.S. dollars per barrel, while the cap for "discount-to-crude" petr…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Europe Dispatches Rescue Teams To Quake-hit Tàºrkiye, Syria. telesurenglish.net "Speed is of the essence because so many people are still trapped under the rubble," said Janez Lenarcic, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management. "The rescue teams will continue to work for as long as necessary." | Rescuers work near the rubble of a building destroyed in a powerful earthquake in the city of Jableh, Latakia province, Syria, on Feb. 6, 2023.

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Over 2,800 Communities Affected By Drought In Bolivia. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Bolivia's Rural Development and Land Minister Remmy Gonzales informed that at least 2,800 communities in his country are being affected by drought. | RELATED: | "They are mainly on the western side of the country," Gonzales stated, stressing that President Luis Arce's administration enabled 234 water wells to counter the effects of the drought. | About 74 municipalities have also received special machi…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Tàºrkiye Mobilizes After Earthquakes Kill Over 900. telesurenglish.net On Monday, aid poured out from Tàºrkiye's major cities after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the province of Kahramanmaras and left hundreds dead and thousands injured. | RELATED: | Some 912 people were killed, over 5,385 others injured and 2,818 buildings destroyed after two strong earthquakes jolted southern Tàºrkiye early Monday, | The first earthquake, which Tàºrkiye's Disaster and Emergency Man…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov to Be Replaced. telesurenglish.net David Arakhamia, head of the parliamentary faction of President Vladimir Zelensky's political party, said on Sunday that the current defense minister will be relieved of his duties and will be appointed Minister of Strategic Industries instead. | RELATED: | The head of Kiev's military intelligence, "Major General Kirill Budanov will be appointed defense minister," Arakhamia said, adding that "Alexey Reznikov will be tra…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). UN Calls for an End to Female Genital Mutilation in Ethiopia. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) called for a renewed commitment to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia. | RELATED: | The UNFPA and UNICEF made the joint call in line with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which is annually commemorated on Feb. 6. This year's event is being commemorated under the theme "Partnering with Men and Boys t…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Venezuela Reforests in Border Areas Affected by Illegal Mining. telesurenglish.net Over the weekend, the Operational Strategic Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) began a reforestation plan in two national parks affected by illegal mining. | RELATED: | The zones that will be subject to ecological restoration are located in the states of Amazonas and Bolivar, which are near the border with Brazil and Colombia. | "We started a reforestation campaign in the Canaima National Park to recover the damages…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). We Are The Citizen Revolution Again: Ecuador's Rafael Correa. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former President Rafael Correa celebrated the results achieved by his Citizen Revolution party in the subnational elections held in Ecuador. | RELATED: | "We achieved the impossible: we are the Citizen Revolution again! Until victory, always!" he said in a video where he appears playing the guitar and singing "It Changes, Everything Changes," (Cambia, Todo Cambia) an emblematic song of Latin American social stru…

The Associated Press (2023-02-06). Route to Super Bowl Dangerous for Mexico's Avocado Haulers. latinorebels.com Avocados sell for as much as $2.50 apiece in the United States, so a single crate holding 40 is worth $100, while an average truckload is worth as much as $80,000 to $100,000. Mexico supplies about 92 percent of U.S. avocado imports, sending north over $3 billion worth of the fruit every year.

thecommunists (2023-02-06). Pardeep Singh and Boohoo: sweatshop and semi-slavery conditions on the rise. thecommunists.org At the close of 2022, film emerged on social media of a young man being berated and the punched about the face and head, in what appeared to be a faux-hostage scenario. Certainly, the violence being meted out had ritualistic elements, with the victim made to kneel humiliatingly and receiving taunts from off-camera, whilst a …

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Earthquake in Syria is devastating combined with Western hybrid war. thealtworld.com The barbaric Western sanctions combined with heating, fuel, and electricity shortages are causing absolute devastation in Syria's quake-hit cities…

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Syria devastated by earthquake and sanctions. thealtworld.com

Victor Grossman (2023-02-06). Lula rejects German Chancellor's plea for Brazilian weapons for Ukraine. peoplesworld.org BERLIN &#1 ; Chancellor Olaf Scholz, after bowing — or kneeling &#1 ; to belligerent pressures from U.S. and NATO war hawks, and trying to rejuvenate fading laurels for himself and Germany, flew off on his first official trip to Latin America. After brief, uneventful courtesy visits to Chile and Argentina he landed in Brazil, hoping to …

WSWS (2023-02-06). UK nurse and ambulance workers stage biggest strike in 75-year history of NHS. wsws.org This week's strikes were originally to include nurses and ambulance workers in Wales. But their action was called off Friday, with the unions agreeing to ballot on a well-below inflation pay deal proposed by the Labour Party-run devolved government.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Stronger than expected US jobs report for January evokes concerns on Wall Street. wsws.org The better than expected jobs report sparked a fall on Wall Street because it means the Federal Reserve will continue its program of rate increases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Union shuts down strike after Woburn, Massachusetts teachers defy injunction. wsws.org Over 0 teachers and other workers have conducted a week-long strike in the face of an offensive by the Democratic Party-dominated state, the Woburn School Committee, Mayor Scott Galvin and the courts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Withdraw frame-up cases against Sri Lankan estate workers! Unconditional reinstatement of all suspended workers! wsws.org The witch hunt against estate workers is a part of the escalating attack on the democratic and social rights of the working class as a whole.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party (US) condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Crisis deepens in Australia's emergency departments. wsws.org Bed-block and increased ambulance ramping have been reported in every state and territory in recent months.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Record cold in US Northeast exposes deepening cracks in social infrastructure. wsws.org Winter temperatures in colder regions of the country mean that many homeless individuals and families who have been sleeping in cars, hospital emergency rooms, campgrounds, state forests and other places not fit for human habitation increasingly seek emergency shelter.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Thousands of American high school students illegally forced into Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. wsws.org Young people are being slotted into military training by their high schools without their consent and against their will. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enrolls about a half million students and has annual funding of over $400 million.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Laborers' union shuts down strike by 600 Portland city workers ahead of ratification vote. wsws.org Despite the determination of workers to fight, the union leadership called off the strike and rushed a vote on a tentative agreement that concedes to nearly every demand of the city.

WSWS (2023-02-06). This week in history: February 6-12. 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.

WSWS (2023-02-06). "We don't want this war!": Participants at Berlin rally organised by SGP speak out. wsws.org Participants at the rally of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei on February 4 spoke out against the US-NATO war against Russia and its connection to the social crisis and the attack on the working class.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Macron hosts Netanyahu in Paris to plan Israeli arms deliveries to Ukraine. wsws.org The French president and Israeli prime minister, both facing mass protests at home, met on Thursday to plan an escalation of NATO's war in Ukraine and Israel's conflict with Iran.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Australian Gold Coast and Tweed Coast bus workers to strike against company ballot "offer" wsws.org The stand being taken by the Kinetic workers—their third strike in six weeks—is of national and international significance, and should be actively supported by workers everywhere.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Hundreds attend Socialist Equality Party rally in Berlin against Ukraine war and German militarism. wsws.org The strong response to the rally shows that the SGP is giving a voice and a socialist perspective to widespread opposition to war and austerity. The SGP is the only party to oppose the ruling class' war in Ukraine and the danger of a third world war fought with nuclear weapons.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Novelist Russell Banks (1940-2023): "Go, my book, and help destroy the world as it is." wsws.org The American writer Russell Banks, who wrote about the lives of working-class people and historical figures such as John Brown, died on January 3 at the age of 82.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Toxic fire continues burning in Ohio days after massive, car train derailment. wsws.org Regardless of the immediate mechanical failure, the true cause of this catastrophe is the insatiable greed of Norfolk Southern and other Class I rail carriers, who have pushed for longer trains with smaller crews.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Germany drops all requirements to wear masks—but coronavirus remains. wsws.org By lifting the requirement to wear a mask on busses and trains and abandoning workplace health regulations, the government is opening the door to the spread of new, even more dangerous variants of the coronavirus.

WSWS (2023-02-06). US media whips up anti-Chinese hysteria over balloon flight. wsws.org Over the past four days, the media has subjected the population to a barrage of war propaganda centered on the absurd claim that China sent a huge balloon visible to the naked eye to secretly spy on US nuclear bases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Number of police officers in UK schools increases by 300 in one year. wsws.org Half of the Safe Schools Officers (489) are based in London where social conditions are acutely polarised.

WSWS (2023-02-06). New Zealand: Court action over Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The fathers of two of the 29 workers killed in the 2010 Pike River mine disaster are campaigning for the release of documents and correspondence relating to a 2013 decision to drop charges against Pike River CEO Peter Whittall.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Democratic National Committee reorders presidential primary schedule. wsws.org The new list, established in response to demands from President Biden, puts South Carolina first and elevates Michigan and Georgia.

WSWS (2023-02-06). February 5, 2003: Colin Powell and the lie that sanctioned the invasion of Iraq. wsws.org February 5 marks the 20th anniversary of Secretary of State Colin Powell's 2003 speech at the United Nations filled with lies to justify the Bush administration's criminal decision to invade Iraq.

WSWS (2023-02-06). IYSSE (Australia) statement: Join the fight against imperialist war and for world socialism. wsws.org Imperialism's spiral toward a catastrophic nuclear war must be stopped. But to build an anti-war movement, youth and students must understand the root of war.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Sudan's military junta to normalise relations with Israel amid massive crackdown on Palestinians. wsws.org The deal deepens the treacherous role of the Arab bourgeoisie, which has now formally buried its own "two state" solution and confirms that the nationalist agenda championed by all sections of the Palestinian bourgeoisie provides no way forward for the workers and oppressed masses…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-02-06). Political Earthquake in Kiev: Interview with Alexei Albu of Borotba. libya360.wordpress.com Clara Statello Alexei Albu, Odessa council deputy for the Borotba party The wave of resignations and dismissals of senior Ukrainian officials is just the latest jolt in a broader political earthquake that is rocking Kiev. It began with the resignation of Oleksij Arestovych, one of President Volodymir Zelensky's most prominent advisers, who was swept up…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-02-06). Moldova May Become the "Next Ukraine" libya360.wordpress.com Ahmed Adel There is a strong possibility of Moldova becoming a conflict hotspot and the "next Ukraine" so that the West can maintain maximum pressure on Russia's periphery and bog the country down in more war. This comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told the media that the West now has its "eyes" on…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-02-06). Why the United States Seeks to Prolong the Conflict in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Andrey Sushentsov It is impossible not to see that the prolongation of the military crisis in Ukraine is fully in line with American military-political interests. Narratives created with the help of Western media that Russia is close to defeat, albeit far from reality, nonetheless form the impression the West needs, forcing many countries, even those that are neutral towards Russia, to take a wait-and-see attitude, writes Valdai…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-02-06). Ecuador: Correistas Declare Victory in Local Elections. libya360.wordpress.com Preliminary results from Sunday's local elections in Ecuador indicate a victory for the Citizens' Revolution (Revolución Ciudadana) movement in key regions of the country. Voters also elected members of the Council for Citizen Participation and Social Control (CPCCS) and participated in a constitutional referendum which is now being projected as a likely loss for President Guillermo Lasso….

Dana Sanchez (2023-02-06). Insider And Founder Of Teachable Shares Tax Optimization Secrets For Startup Founders. moguldom.com Ten percent of tech startups are successful and their founders are invariably asked to share advice for those still striving and dreaming to make it big. Ankur Nagpal, the founder of an online learning platform he reportedly sold for $2 million, plans to take his own advice with his second startup. Teachable allows people to …

Ann Brown (2023-02-06). An Update On City Of Evanston's $20 Million Reparations Plan: Few Have Seen Any Cash. moguldom.com When Evanston, Ill., decided to establish its own cash reparations program for Black Americans in 2021, some in the reparations movement were optimistic. Would other cities follow Evanston's suit? Could this spark a major push for federal reparations? Well, veteran reparations activist Williams Darity panned the effort, saying local reparations programs were not the answer. …

Dana Sanchez (2023-02-06). Zelensky Thanks Corporate Elites, Says More Weapons For Ukraine Is Big Business Opportunity. moguldom.com Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky compared governing Ukraine to running a business during a recent address to a corporate lobbying group and praised U.S. military aid, saying "Your brilliant defense systems — such as HIMARS or Bradleys — are already uniting our history of freedom with your enterprises." Zelensky thanked U.S. financial and investment giants such …

Ann Brown (2023-02-06). Fact Check: Almost 3 Million Immigrants Cross American Border Illegally Each Year. moguldom.com In 2022, immigrants crossed over the American borders illegally at a record number, reaching nearly 3 million. According to Customs and Border Protection data, in the fiscal year 2022, undocumented immigrants crossing into the country topped 2.76 million, breaking the previous record. The spike was caused by increased numbers of Venezuelans, Cubans, and Nicaraguans trying to …

Ann Brown (2023-02-06). Republican Councilwoman Murdered In New Jersey, Thought To Be Targeted. moguldom.com New Jersey Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour was fatally shot outside her home on Feb. 1 while in her car. A Black Republican, Dwumfour, 30, crashed her car around 7: 15 p.m after being repeatedly shot while behind the wheel, officials said. She was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds after her white Nissan SUV crashed near her …

Editor (2023-02-06). Diplomatic cables prove top U.S. Officials knew they were crossing Russia's red lines on NATO expansion. mronline.org U.S. officials were told that pushing for Ukrainian membership in NATO would not only increase the chance of Russian meddling in the country but also risked destabilising the divided nation.

Editor (2023-02-06). U.S. sends long-range missiles to Ukraine. mronline.org The White House announced Friday that it would send long-range missiles capable of striking nearly 100 miles into Russian territory to Ukraine, in one of the most significant escalations of U.S. involvement in the war with Russia to date.

John Helmer (2023-02-06). Blinken concedes war is lost-offers Kremlin Ukrainian demilitarization; Crimea, Donbas, Zaporozhye; and restriction of new tanks to Western Ukraine if there is no Russian offensive. mronline.org David Ignatius (lead image, left) has been a career-long mouthpiece for the U.S. State Department. He has just been called in by the current Secretary of State Antony Blinken (right) to convey an urgent new message to President Vladimir Putin, the Security Council, and the General Staff in Moscow.

Editor (2023-02-06). Adani's fraudulent empire exposed. mronline.org The Hindenburg Research, a short selling firm, brought out a 129-page report on the Adani group marshaling evidence of all the funding operations and offshore activities of the 578 subsidiaries and shell companies linked to the seven listed companies of the Adani group. The report states that this is the "biggest con in corporate history".

Jimmy Zúñiga Wallace, Ben Norton (2023-02-06). Guatemala blocks leftist Indigenous leader from presidential race, in 'electoral coup'. geopoliticaleconomy.com Guatemala's notoriously corrupt right-wing government banned Indigenous leader Thelma Cabrera and her leftist Movement for the Liberation of the Peoples (MLP) party from running in the presidential election. International observers warn this is an "electoral coup".

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-06). Report: US Considers Deploying Long-Range Missiles to Japan. news.antiwar.com The US is considering deploying new missiles to Japan as part of its buildup aimed at China, the Japanese Sankei reported on Saturday. The report cited sources involved in US-Japan relations and said the US might deploy medium-range missiles but is also considering sending Tomahawk missiles or long-range Hypersonic weapons, which are still under development. …

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-06). US Ramps Up Operations Against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. news.antiwar.com US Central Command announced last week that it was involved in 43 operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria in the month of January. Task & Purpose reported the monthly average for US operations against ISIS in 2022 was 26 per month, signaling that the US military is stepping up its assaults against the terror …

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-06). Republicans Pressure Biden to Send More Advanced Weapons to Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Key Republican members of Congress are launching a two-front campaign to pressure the Biden administration to send Ukraine more advanced weapons, Defense One reported Saturday, citing people familiar with the plan. One aspect of the campaign is to pressure Biden administration officials through closed-door briefings. The other is to apply public pressure, something Republican leadership …

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-06). Pentagon Says Chinese Balloons Have Traveled Over the US Before. news.antiwar.com When the Pentagon first announced a Chinese balloon was transiting US airspace, the official said that similar "instances" have happened in the past, including at times before the Biden administration. On Saturday, a senior Pentagon official briefing reporters was more specific, saying it happened three times under the Trump administration and at least once under …

Jason Ditz (2023-02-06). Iraq Central Bank Governor Urges US to Scale Back Dollar Restrictions. news.antiwar.com

Dave DeCamp (2023-02-06). Ukraine to Replace Defense Minister After Corruption Scandal. news.antiwar.com Ukraine's ruling political party, Servant of the People, said Sunday that they will remove Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov from his post and replace him with Kyrylo Budanov, who is currently serving as Ukraine's military intelligence chief. David Arakhamia, the head of the Servant of the People's bloc in parliament, said that Reznikov will remain …

Shannon Dawson (2023-02-06). 101-Year-Old Former Montford Point Marine Receives Congressional Gold Medal. newsone.com Source: Douglas Sacha / Getty | George J. Johnson, a U.S. veteran that proudly served with the Marine Corps during World War II, has received a Congressional Gold medal for his honorable service. | Johnson fought alongside the Marine Corps as a military policeman during the turbulent war in the 1940s, Stars and Stripes reported. The fearless Relatives close to Johnson said they never knew about his history w…

Zack Linly (2023-02-06). Suspected White Supremacists Arrested For Alleged 'Racially Motivated' Plot To Attack Baltimore's Power Grid, FBI Says. newsone.com

Zack Linly (2023-02-06). Columbus Police Show Off Black History Month-Themed Police Car With Reportedly Fake MLK Quote. newsone.com The Columbus Police Department in Ohio debuted its Black History Month-themed cruiser with a quote attributed to the Rev. Martin Luther King that expects claim he never said.

Bilal G. Morris (2023-02-06). Legendary Skater Tony Hawk To Help Fund Skatepark In Honor Of Tyre Nichols. newsone.com Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty | In times of tragedy, good people do good things. | Recently, legendary Skateboarder Tony Hawk showed the world he belongs in the good people category after revealing that he will be donating money to the memorial fund for

Suneal Kolluri (2023-02-06). Where The New Advanced Placement African American Studies Course Falls Short. newsone.com Joshua Titer looks over his course notes during an Advanced Placement African American Studies, for the first time ever, at Baltimore Polytechnic on September 28, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. | Source: The Washington Post / Getty | On Feb. 1, 2023— the first day of Black History Month — the College Board released the Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, has criticized the pilot version of…

Brandee Sanders (2023-02-06). Philanthropist Robert F. Smith, The Chopra Foundation Launch Mental Wellness Initiative For Black Youth. newsone.com Source: Marcus Ingram / Getty | From projects designed to foster equity within the STEM education space to initiatives centered on financial literacy, businessman and philanthropist

Brandee Sanders (2023-02-06). Howard University And Georgetown To Launch Medical Humanities Center Aimed At Reducing Health Disparities. newsone.com Source: FG Trade / Getty | Howard University has been a driving force behind groundbreaking research that explores the correlation between racial inequities and health disparities. The historically Black university will be able to advance its efforts through a The Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice is grounded in the needs of the D.C. community. It will apply a medical humanities approach in addressing key h…

Bilal G. Morris (2023-02-06). DOJ To Participate In Independent Review Of Memphis P.D. After Tyre Nichols' Deadly Attack. newsone.com Source: The Washington Post / Getty | The U.S. Justice Department will partake in an external review of the Memphis Police Department after five officers beat 29-year-old Tyre Nichols to death after a routine traffic stop. |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-02-06). Iran To Begin 'Major Revamp' of Venezuela's Largest Oil Refinery Within Weeks: Report. orinocotribune.com

Staff (2023-02-06). Peru: De Facto Government Announces State of Emergency Amid National Strike Announcement. orinocotribune.com This Sunday, February 5, a state of emergency was declared in Peru due to the intensifying of uprisings in the country since December 7, when right-wing forces carried out a parliamentary coup against President Pedro Castillo. | The streets of Lima continue to burn in the midst of significant battles between the police and protesters who insist on the resignation of the de facto government. | Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, Apurímac, Arequipa, Moquegua, and Tacna are the seven southern regions subject to the state of emergency protocols, which will be enforced for 60 days while the de facto government attempts to con…

Staff (2023-02-06). Venezuela Rejects US 'Spy Balloon' Handling (+Defense Minister). orinocotribune.com This Sunday, February 5, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela rejected the United States response towards the unmanned civilian aircraft of Chinese origin that entered its airspace. | The information was released by Venezuelan Foreign Minister Yván Gil, who, through his social media accounts, wrote that controversies or differences must be resolved "responsibly and in accordance with International Law." | The US Defense Secretary accused China on Thursday of the overflight of a so-called spy balloon on its territory. On Saturday, he confirmed that the Chinese balloon had been brought down by a m…

Pepe Escobar (2023-02-06). A Panicked Empire Tries to Make Russia an 'Offer it Cannot Refuse'. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar &#1 ; Jan 30, 2023 | Realizing NATO's war with Russia will likely end unfavorably, the US is test-driving an exit offer. But why should Moscow take indirect proposals seriously, especially on the eve of its new military advance and while it is in the winning seat? | Those behind the Throne are never more dangerous than when they have their backs against the wall. | Their power is slipping away, fast: Militarily, via NATO's progressive humiliation in Ukraine; Financially, sooner rather than later, most of the Global South will want nothing to do with the currency of a bankrupt rogue giant; Politica…

mforinoco (2023-02-06). Interview with Alan MacLeod: Elon Musk's Cozy Ties With the Military Industrial Complex. orinocotribune.com The MintPress podcast, | Via the Twitter Files, new Twitter owner El…

mforinoco (2023-02-06). Republicans Oust Ilhan Omar From House Committee Over Mocking Pro-Israel US Politicians. orinocotribune.com Republicans in the US House of Representatives have voted to oust Ilhan Omar from a high-profile House committee over the Muslim lawmaker's mocking of American politicians for their unwarranted support of the Israeli regime in exchange for financial rewards. | The measure was passed 218-211 on Thursday, removing the Somali-born legislator from the House's Foreign Affairs Committee. | Those voting in favor of Omar's elimination from the committee cited a 2019 tweet by her that had read, "It's all about the Benjamins, baby." | The tweet referred to Benjamin Franklin's picture on $100 bills as means of suggesting t…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-02-06). Communists celebrate 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazis at Stalingrad. peoplesdispatch.org In the historic five-month-long battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to February 1943), the Soviet Red Army and partisans defeated the invading Nazi forces, marking the beginning of the Nazi retreat and defeat in World War II…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-02-06). Israeli occupation forces kill at least five Palestinians in a refugee camp in Jericho. peoplesdispatch.org Jericho is facing its second week of siege. Israeli forces have killed over 40 Palestinians in raids across the occupied West Bank since the beginning of the year…

Peoples Dispatch (2023-02-06). US shoots down high-altitude balloon and whips up anti-China paranoia. peoplesdispatch.org The presence of a large balloon over North America caused mass paranoia in the US as both right-wing politicians and Biden administration officials fanned "Chinese spy balloon" claims…

Pavan Kulkarni (2023-02-06). Peace deal between Ethiopian government and TPLF holds despite delays in implementation; US escalates attempts to scapegoat Eritrea. peoplesdispatch.org Attempts by US and other Western countries to sow discord between Ethiopia and Eritrea "will not be successful because the majority of the Ethiopian people are grateful for the Eritrean army's help in defeating the TPLF," former Ethiopian diplomat Mohamed Hassan told Peoples Dispatch…

M.K. Bhadrakumar (2023-02-06). Vietnam sees shared future with China. peoplesdispatch.org The resignation of Vietnam's President Nguyen Xuan Phuc a fortnight ago had an air of Several dozen officials, including two deputy prime ministers, were earlier removed from their positions in major scandals of price fixing and kickbacks for COVID-19 test kits, as well as bribes for seats on charter flights returning Vietnamese citizens to the country during the pandemic.

_____ (2023-02-06). US Laid Trap For Russia Has Trapped West Instead. popularresistance.org United States plans to weaken Russia by imposing punishing sanctions and bringing world condemnation on Moscow depend on Washington's hysteria about a Russian invasion of Ukraine actually coming true. | At his press conference on Tuesday, Vladimir Putin said, | "I still believe the United States is not that concerned about Ukraine's security, though they may think about it on the sidelines. Its main goal is to contain Russia's development. This is the whole point. In this sense, Ukraine is simply a tool to reach this goal. This can be done in different ways: by drawing us into some armed conflict, or compelling i…

_____ (2023-02-06). A Panicked Empire Tries To Make Russia An 'Offer It Can't Refuse'. popularresistance.org Those behind the Throne are never more dangerous than when they have their backs against the wall. | Their power is slipping away, fast: Militarily, via NATO's progressive humiliation in Ukraine; Financially, sooner rather than later, most of the Global South will want nothing to do with the currency of a bankrupt rogue giant; Politically, the global majority is taking decisive steps to stop obeying a rapacious, discredited, de facto minority. | So now those behind the Throne are plotting to at least try to stall the incoming disaster on the military front. | As confirmed by a high-level US establishment source,…

_____ (2023-02-06). The State Murder Of Tortuguita And Tyre Nichols Are Inextricably Linked. popularresistance.org The cold-blooded assassination of Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, also known as Tortuguita, Spanish for "Little Turtle," is a reminder that fascism in the United States cannot be reduced to the political intentions of avowed white nationalists. African/Black and Indigenous people residing in the settler-colonial project known as the United States continue to be subjected to a cycle of state-sanctioned violence and political repression with bipartisan consensus. People of the global majority and their allies must not allow these latest episodes of injustice to go unanswered. | The Atlanta City-Wide Alliance of the Blac…

_____ (2023-02-06). Earthquake Damage In Syria Must Lead To Sanction Relief. popularresistance.org Earlier today two large earthquakes have caused widespread damage in south Turkey and north Syria. Some 10 million people live in the affected area. The current count of death is already above 2,500. Whole city blocks have 'pancaked' (vid) and were destroyed. Many dead will likely still be under the rubble. The area is prone to earthquakes. Just days ago an expert had warned that a big one was coming. International support for the areas has started. Turkey is generally earthquake prone and has a lot of rescue stuff. It will now get more. Unfortunately Syria, which is under devastating sanctions, will get little.

_____ (2023-02-06). Mississippi Lawmakers Trying To Take Over Jackson Water Funds. popularresistance.org Jackson, Mississippi — The freeze of early 2021 wasn't the origin of Jackson, Mississippi's water system collapse. But the winter storm introduced the country to Jackson's aging and improperly maintained pipes and water plants, which failed and left residents without clean water for over a month. | The crisis surged back in the summer of 2022, leaving residents without clean water for two months and drawing comparisons to Flint, Michigan's lead-poisoning scandal, another banner example of America's ruinous infrastructure systems. Here, as in Flint, the federal government stepped in: In November, The Departm…

_____ (2023-02-06). Berlin's Pledge To Socialize A Quarter Million Apartments In Danger. popularresistance.org Just over a year ago, Berliners won one of the biggest victories in decades for tenants in large cities. On September 26, 2021, in a landslide victory, locals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum that called for the drafting of a new law to socialize almost a quarter of a million apartments in the city. Such a law would clear the way for the largest expropriation of housing in post-unification Germany—a significant step forward in the global fight against vampire real estate and the large private companies and wealthy investors that have gobbled up housing stock and maintained a death grip on rent…

Ruth Conniff (2023-02-06). The Fight for Democracy in the States. progressive.org As Wisconsin's new GOP chair advises voters to keep their seditionist options open and the state prepares to host the Republican National Convention in 2024, things could get scary.

Ryan Black (2023-02-06). FAQs: Why Joe Biden Should Not Run For President Again In 2024. progressivehub.net ROOTSACTION.ORG

Ryan Black (2023-02-06). Sorry, Joe Biden, Kevin McCarthy Is Not A "Decent Man": Today's GOP Are Fascists, Not Your Friends. progressivehub.net CHAUNCEY DEVEGA | SALON…

SAM (2023-02-06). Chinese Balloon Fiasco Has War Hawks Giddy With Anticipation. progressivehub.net JAKER WERNER | RESPONSIBLE STATECRAFT…

SAM (2023-02-06). Labor Militancy Is Alive And Well In Some U.S. Unions. progressivehub.net EDMUND KORD | DEMOCRATIC LEFT…

Editor (2023-02-06). Chris Hedges: Woke Imperialism. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-02-06). After 46 Years of Imprisonment, It's Time to Free Leonard Peltier. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-02-06). 'Broken Windows Policing' Gave Rise to SCORPION Unit That Killed Tyre Nichols. scheerpost.com

Editor (2023-02-06). Southern California Regulators Let Industrial Polluters Exceed U.S. EPA Guidelines. scheerpost.com

krish-rad_ind (2023-02-06). Only nazis support Israel now. theduran.com

Samidoun Deutschland (2023-02-06). Demonstration in Berlin Condemns Latest Massacres and Supports Prisoners Movement. samidoun.net In support of the prisoners' movement and the resistance in Palestine, Samidoun Network and the Alternative Palestinian Revolutionary Path Movement organized a demonstration in Berlin on Saturday 04.02.2023 along the "Sonnenallee", or as it's locally known "the Arabs Street". The demonstration took place after occupation forces had stormed several sections in different prisons, and transferred …

Staff (2023-02-06). Unauthorized Disclosure: High Stakes Of Perpetuating War In Ukraine. shadowproof.com Subscribe to the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast with this free trial offer. Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK co-founder and co-author of War In Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, and Ann Wright, a CODEPINK member, retired Army colonel, and former State Department diplomat, join "Unauthorized Disclosure" hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola to discuss the high stakes …

Staff (2023-02-06). Exclusive interview from prison: Carla J. Simmons on what an inhumane carceral system does to human psyches. therealnews.com In this urgent, exclusive interview for Rattling the Bars, Mansa Musa speaks with Carla J. Simmons from inside the Georgia prison system, as well as Page Dukes of the

Staff (2023-02-06). DOJ Offers to Let Members of Congress See Details of Classified Docs Trump Took. truthout.org Executive branch officials have reportedly offered to share with select members of Congress insights into the investigation into classified documents that former President Donald Trump improperly removed from the White House and stored at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida. Details on the proposal have not yet been released, and sources indicate that the offer is part of unofficial… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Employers Are Charged With Breaking Federal Labor Law in 4 in 10 Union Elections. truthout.org Employers are being charged with breaking the law in a huge portion of union elections, a new analysis shows, as union membership hits a record low across the U.S. According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), employers were charged with breaking the law in 39 percent of union elections filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) between 2019 and 2022. These charges cover a variety of… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Is Withdrawing From Treaties the Nuclear Weapons Industry's Business Plan? truthout.org The United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) arming of the Ukrainian defense against Russia's invasion has turned the legacy of the Cold War into a hot proxy war, intensifying the danger of an even more catastrophic nuclear war. The prior threats to launch nuclear weapons by North Korea's Kim Jong-un and former U.S. President Donald Trump had already raised this specter. |

Staff (2023-02-06). Neo-Nazi Couple Arrested Over Alleged Plot to Take Down Baltimore Power Grid. truthout.org A neo-Nazi couple, including the founder of extremist terror group Atomwaffen Division, has been arrested and charged by federal officials for an alleged plot to take down the power grid of Baltimore to "completely destroy" the majority Black city. Atomwaffen Division (AWD) founder Brandon Russell and Sarah Clendaniel have been charged by the Justice Department with conspiracy to destroy an energy… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Blinken Cancels Trip to Beijing After US Shoots Down Suspected Spy Balloon. truthout.org China has accused the United States of overreacting after President Joe Biden ordered a suspected spy balloon shot down off the coast of South Carolina on Sunday. China maintains the balloon, first spotted over U.S. airspace last week, was a civilian aircraft blown off course. The U.S. and China have been conducting surveillance on each other for years using spy satellites, hacking and other means. |

Staff (2023-02-06). The plight of a collapsed elephant in India shows why tourists should refuse to ride. thecanary.co An Asian elephant named Moti has been lying collapsed on the ground since at least 22 January. The 35-year-old elephant is essentially unable to stand up after years working in India as a tourist begging elephant. Our medical team is on site and providing pain medication, fluids and nutritious food for Moti, a 35 year …

Staff (2023-02-06). Tenants take action to prevent evictions and rising rents. thecanary.co While the UK is in the grip of a cost of living crisis, greedy landlords are continuing to increase rents, threaten people with eviction, and make people homeless if they can't pay. Renters across the country can't afford to heat their homes, yet landlords are relentlessly lining their pockets with as much income from tenants …

Unicorn Riot (2023-02-06). Jordan Peterson's Visit to Minneapolis Draws Criticism. unicornriot.ninja

news.un (2023-02-06). UN agencies launch emergency response after devastating Tàºrkiye and Syria quakes. news.un.org After a massive earthquake hit southern Tàºrkiye and northern Syria in the early hours of Monday, prompting fears of a humanitarian crisis, UN aid agencies have scrambled to help many thousands of reported victims, including those still believed to be buried under the rubble. The initial 7.8 magnitude quake struck close to Gaziantep, followed by another 7.5 magnitude earthquake several hours later.

news.un (2023-02-06). Around 4.2 million girls at risk for Female Genital Mutilation says Guterres, stressing men must also speak out. news.un.org Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, is an "abhorrent violation of fundamental human rights" said the UN Secretary-General on Monday, marking the International Day of Zero Tolerance against the scourge, which remains a threat for a staggering 4.2 million girls this year.

news.un (2023-02-06). UN relief chief tells Security Council 'we can do better' in Ukraine. news.un.org The UN's humanitarian affairs chief warned the Security Council on Monday that efforts must improve to reach nearly 18 million in need in war-torn Ukraine, since Russia's full-scale invasion last year.

news.un (2023-02-06). 'Act decisively before it is too late', Guterres warns countries, laying out his priorities for 2023. news.un.org Time is running out as the world inches closer to meltdown and countries must change course before it is too late, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Monday, presenting his priorities for the year.

news.un (2023-02-06). 'Put people first' in drive to realize Sustainable Development Goals. news.un.org Addressing the opening of the Commission for Social Development's latest session, the president of the UN Economic and Social Council on Monday said it was imperative to put people first, if the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to be realized by the 2030 deadline.

news.un (2023-02-06). UN human rights chief calls on Mali to reverse 'regrettable' expulsion order. news.un.org The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday called on Malian authorities to rescind their expulsion order for his top representative in the country.

news.un (2023-02-06). China: Tibetan children forced to assimilate, independent rights experts fear. news.un.org Roughly one million Tibetan minority children in China have been separated from their families and placed into Government-run boarding schools, forcing their assimilation into the dominant culture, three independent UN human rights experts said on Monday.

_____ (2023-02-06). It's Turkey vs NATO — once again. journal-neo.org Turkey's decision to block Sweden's NATO membership has sparked a new controversy in the alliance at a time when the alliance is desperately looking to expand. Tukey's Erdogan thinks that Sweden has failed to take the action that it was supposed to take i.e., act against "terrorists" living in Sweden and expel others involved in …

_____ (2023-02-06). India: The never-to-be-forgotten Crimes of the British Colonizers. journal-neo.org India celebrated its 74th National Republic Day solemnly and grandly on January 26, 2023. The Indian Constitution was adopted on November 26, 1949, with Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar as chairman of the drafting committee. Since the Constitution came into force on January 26, 19 , to commemorate this event, India has celebrated Republic Day as a national …

_____ (2023-02-06). A Parliamentary Republic in Mongolia: Why Russia isn't Losing Anything. journal-neo.org In the last months of 2022 and now in the first decades of 2023, political and civil society discourse in Mongolia has resumed with calls for constitutional change. Calls for legislative change became especially loud when the largest corruption scandal in the country's recent history was uncovered, involving the theft of coal from Mongolia's strategic …

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2023-02-06: News Headlines

infobrics (2023-02-07). Why SA Needs to Nurture Relationship with China in Spite of Problem Areas. infobrics.org South Africa would do well to look after its relationship with China says Hywel George, Director of Investments at Old Mutual Investment Group…

infobrics (2023-02-07). Top Students in Henan to Study in Russia. infobrics.org Outstanding third-grade senior high school students who are learning Russian language in ordinary senior high schools in Henan province will be selected to study in Russia…

infobrics (2023-02-07). China, India, to Be Major Growth Drivers During 2023 – IMF. infobrics.org China and India will account for half of the global economic growth in 2023 versus just a tenth for the US and the EU combined, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

Miko Peled (2023-02-06). The US is Legitimizing Jewish Terrorism Against Palestinians. mintpressnews.com US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's recent visit to Palestine offered a paltry aid package to Palestinians and a gift to Israel's far-right in the form of the removal of the Jewish Defense League from the State Department's list of terrorist organizations.

Lowkey (2023-02-06). Lowkey and Sukhdev Reel Talk Justice for Ricky Reel. mintpressnews.com Sukdhev, the mother of Ricky Reel, addresses police racism, sexism, and surveillance in the UK after the botched investigation into the suspected 1997 murder of her son by racist attackers.

infobrics (2023-02-06). America's balloon obsession is an attempt to prevent detente with China. infobrics.org USAF sent its much-touted F-22 fighter jets to shoot down the balloon. The jet that costs $334 million apiece and nearly $70,000 per flight hour fired a nearly half a million dollar missile to down a weather balloon, as if the target was no less than an alien spacecraft invading the US.




infobrics (2023-02-06). Brazilian crisis might hamper dialogue with US about Amazon problems. infobrics.org Lula's government is seeking partners to finance a number of projects to save the rainforest.

infobrics (2023-02-06). South Africa and Russia: President Cyril Ramaphosa's Foreign Policy Explained. infobrics.org January was a busy diplomatic month for South Africa. The country hosted Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US treasury secretary Janet Yellen. Josep Borrell, vice-president of the European Commission, was also in town…

infobrics (2023-02-06). The Dollar's Supremacy in Global Trade Faces Fresh Challenges. infobrics.org The dollar's supremacy in global trade faces fresh challenges as several countries float plans to use local currencies in commerce…

infobrics (2023-02-06). China to Assist Russia with Titanium Mining in the Arctic. infobrics.org

infobrics (2023-02-06). Moldova might become another conflict zone and the "next Ukraine" infobrics.org The West now has its "eyes" on Moldova to push it against Russia, Lavrov says.

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Deadly Weekend Shootings Reflect Persistent Gun Violence in US. telesurenglish.net Multiple deaths were reported in several fatal shootings across the United States over the weekend, revealing again the insurmountable problem of gun violence in the country. | RELATED: | 19-year-old woman was killed and four others injured in a shooting at a concert in Newport, Arkansas on Saturday night. One of the wounded was taken to hospital for further treatment and two people have been arrested, with more arres…




teleSUR (2023-02-06). EU and G7 West Implement Price Caps on Russian Oil Products. telesurenglish.net The implementation of further price caps for seaborne Russian petroleum products, adopted Saturday by the European Union (EU) and the Group of Seven, began Sunday, despite Russia's vow to take measures to protect its interests. | RELATED: | The price cap for "premium-to-crude" petroleum products, such as diesel, kerosene and gasoline, is set at 100 U.S. dollars per barrel, while the cap for "discount-to-crude" petr…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Tàºrkiye Mobilizes After Earthquakes Kill Over 900. telesurenglish.net On Monday, aid poured out from Tàºrkiye's major cities after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the province of Kahramanmaras and left hundreds dead and thousands injured. | RELATED: | Some 912 people were killed, over 5,385 others injured and 2,818 buildings destroyed after two strong earthquakes jolted southern Tàºrkiye early Monday, | The first earthquake, which Tàºrkiye's Disaster and Emergency Man…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Over 2,800 Communities Affected By Drought In Bolivia. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Bolivia's Rural Development and Land Minister Remmy Gonzales informed that at least 2,800 communities in his country are being affected by drought. | RELATED: | "They are mainly on the western side of the country," Gonzales stated, stressing that President Luis Arce's administration enabled 234 water wells to counter the effects of the drought. | About 74 municipalities have also received special machi…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). We Are The Citizen Revolution Again: Ecuador's Rafael Correa. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former President Rafael Correa celebrated the results achieved by his Citizen Revolution party in the subnational elections held in Ecuador. | RELATED: | "We achieved the impossible: we are the Citizen Revolution again! Until victory, always!" he said in a video where he appears playing the guitar and singing "It Changes, Everything Changes," (Cambia, Todo Cambia) an emblematic song of Latin American social stru…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexey Reznikov to Be Replaced. telesurenglish.net David Arakhamia, head of the parliamentary faction of President Vladimir Zelensky's political party, said on Sunday that the current defense minister will be relieved of his duties and will be appointed Minister of Strategic Industries instead. | RELATED: | The head of Kiev's military intelligence, "Major General Kirill Budanov will be appointed defense minister," Arakhamia said, adding that "Alexey Reznikov will be tra…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Colombia: Assassination of Another Social Leader Reported. telesurenglish.net The president of the Junta de Acción Comunal de Socuavo Norte in the municipality of Tibú, Santander, Colombia, José Antonio Santiago Pérez, was murdered this Saturday, in the midst of the wave of violence against social leaders. | RELATED: | Santiago Perez was also the delegate of the federation of boards of the Department of Norte de Santander and had just come from a meeting with his community when he was inte…




Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). A Birthday Thank You Note. transcend.org To TMS editor Antonio C.S. Rosa – Dear Antonio, thinking of your Birthday on 8 Feb and your friendship, I came up with the following poem.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). A Winter Walk with Thoreau: The Transcendentalist Way of Finding Inner Warmth in the Cold Season. transcend.org "Take long walks in stormy weather or through deep snows in the fields and woods, if you would keep your spirits up. Deal with brute nature. Be cold and hungry and weary."

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Antony Blinken Plays the 'Two Sides Game': Getting Netanyahu/Israel off the Hook. transcend.org 31 Jan 2023 – Antony Blinken is the most lightweight Secretary of State, a fitting complement to the overweight Mike Pompeo. Together they could do a late night TV comedy routine on the 'arrogance of decline' when it comes to US foreign policy in the Trump/Biden years.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). How a Drug Company Made $114 Billion by Gaming the US Patent System. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – AbbVie for years delayed competition for its blockbuster drug Humira, at the expense of patients and taxpayers. The monopoly is about to end.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). How US Marines Are Being Reshaped for China 'Threat'. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The US military commitment to the Pacific was underlined in a White House meeting between the leaders of the US and Japan. But behind the scenes, this renewed focus on Asia has sparked a fierce debate within one of its most fabled military forces.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Ilhan Omar Is Not Mama Africa. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – The new Speaker of the House announced he will remove Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. The attack from Republicans has given her image a boost, but her record shows the credibility is not deserved.




Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Missing Links in Textbook History: Indigenous Peoples. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – By the time I started high school I had come to see the world in Manichaean terms, full of good guys and bad guys. We, North Americans, were the good guys, often presented as settlers defending our families against hostile Indians. It was dangerously easy to accept the notion that history is pretty simple.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Nobel Peace Prize Watch: Watchdog Suspends Screening of Nobel Peace Prize Candidates. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – After 15 years studying the award's intention, finding out who should have received the NPP over 120 years, and who are the most suitable recipients in our time, we have concluded that the Committee does not contribute for elimination of wars; rather, it takes sides.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). (Norsk-Norwegian) Nobel Peace Prize Watch avslutter sine à•rlige anbefalinger til Nobelkomiteen. transcend.org 6. februar 2023 – Etter ti à•r har vi i à•r besluttet à• ikke publisere và•r à•rlige anbefaling til Nobelkomiteen, en liste over de som er bà•de nominert og kvalifisert til à• motta Nobels fredspris. Sà• lenge Den norske Nobelkomite fortsetter à• sabotere Nobels intensjon om fred ved global nedrustning har và•rt arbeid med à• fà• frem gode kandidater ingen hensikt opplyse.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). 'Obscene': Exxon Posts Record $56 Billion in Profits — But Keeps Gouging Consumers. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – ExxonMobil on Tuesday [31 Jan] joined other U.S. oil companies in reporting record 2022 earnings amid rising gas prices, sparking renewed calls by consumer and climate advocates for a Big Oil windfall profits tax.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Palestinians Are Not Liars: Confronting the Violence of Media Delegitimization. transcend.org 30 Jan 2023 – Palestinian journalists pay a heavy price for carrying out their mission of spreading the truth about the Israeli oppression of Palestinians. Their work is critical not only to balanced media coverage but to the very cause of justice and freedom in Palestine. However, the harm inflicted on Palestinian journalists is not only physical and material. They are also constantly exposed to a very subtle but equally dangerous threat: the constant delegitimization of their work.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Peace Negators: A Litany of Abduction, Torture, Deprogramming, Rendition and Murder by First World Governmental Security Agencies. transcend.org The extra judicial excesses of the US government's security apparatus and how the workings of the organization impacts upon the lives of ordinary people globally.




Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Remembering the Man Who Saved the World (from a Nuclear War). transcend.org The man who saved the world from thermonuclear annihilation in 1962 was born on 30 January 1926.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Revealed: Sweden Destroyed a Substantial Part of Its Documents on Julian Assange. transcend.org 1 Feb 2023 – Almost six years after the British Crown Prosecution Service destroyed key emails, the Swedish Prosecution Authority also destroyed a large part of the documentation–as Assange's life hangs in the balance.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Shell Makes 'Obscene' $40bn Profit—Highest Ever. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – Sunak government under pressure after gas prices fuel 'outrageous' doubling of profits at Anglo-Dutch group…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). The Doomsday Clock: Deceptive and Rather an Indicator of US Foreign Policies. transcend.org 26 Jan 2023 – Like the Nobel Prizes, the Doomsday Clock of the Bulletin of the Atom Scientists attracts enormous media attention. It simplifies a very complex issue into a time measure: How close is the world to global catastrophe?>

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). Ukraine: Rethinking Global Security&#1 ;Saving Humanity and Planet Earth. transcend.org Saving Humanity and Planet Earth (SHAPE) is an initiative to address the multiple crises that have brought us to the brink of the precipice. This, our second webinar to be held on 22/23 February 2023, draws lessons from the Ukraine war and sets new pathways to global security.

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). US House Republicans Vote to Remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee. transcend.org 2 Feb 2023 – House Republicans have voted to remove Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee, citing past controversial comments she made about Israel and concerns over her objectivity.




Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). War and Peace: Animosity and Insanity Destroying the Earth and Humanity. transcend.org In Search of Moral and Intellectual Human Consciousness…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). WATCH: Swedish Prosecutors Destroyed Assange Documents. transcend.org 3 Feb 2023 – A 35-minute interview with Stefania Maurizi. Swedish prosecutors destroyed copies of email correspondence related to the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Fight Back (2023-02-06). Against Trotskyism: The theory of permanent revolution. fightbacknews.org When Lenin gave his brief and scathing overview of Trotsky's career in his 1914 article "Disruption of Unity Under Cover of Outcries for Unity," so that "the younger generation of workers should know exactly whom they are dealing with," he made a point of referring to Trotsky's "absurdly Left 'permanent revolution' theory." What is the role of this "permanent revolution" theory within Trotskyism, and why is it "absurdly Left," as Lenin says? | Karl Marx himself said in his 18 address to the Communist League, | While the democratic petty bourgeois want to bring the revolution to an end as quickly as possible, ach…

Larry Johnson (2023-02-06). Is the U.S. an Elderly Big, Bad Wolf? sonar21.com If any of my readers can do graphics I have a request — can you create a graphic of an elderly Big Bad Wolf wearing Uncle Sam's threads? I am…

Mary Triny Mena (2023-02-06). Venezuela's first sensory-friendly cinema. america.cgtn.com One of the largest movie chains in Venezuela is rethinking its business in an effort to serve customers living with autism and other sensory disorders. CINEX, a local movie theater chain in Venezuela is the promoter of the idea. The initiative is specially designed for people living with …

Owen Fairclough (2023-02-06). U.S. reports strong job growth. america.cgtn.com U.S. employers beat even the most optimistic forecasts to add more than half a million jobs in January. Employment numbers released on Friday suggest the economy continues to weather the inflation crisis and big layoffs in the tech sector. And the numbers also justify …

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). War and Peace: Animosity and Insanity Destroying the Earth and Humanity. transcend.org In Search of Moral and Intellectual Human Consciousness…

Antonio C.S. Rosa (2023-02-06). WATCH: Swedish Prosecutors Destroyed Assange Documents. transcend.org 3 Feb 2023 – A 35-minute interview with Stefania Maurizi. Swedish prosecutors destroyed copies of email correspondence related to the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Fight Back (2023-02-06). Against Trotskyism: The theory of permanent revolution. fightbacknews.org When Lenin gave his brief and scathing overview of Trotsky's career in his 1914 article "Disruption of Unity Under Cover of Outcries for Unity," so that "the younger generation of workers should know exactly whom they are dealing with," he made a point of referring to Trotsky's "absurdly Left 'permanent revolution' theory." What is the role of this "permanent revolution" theory within Trotskyism, and why is it "absurdly Left," as Lenin says? | Karl Marx himself said in his 18 address to the Communist League, | While the democratic petty bourgeois want to bring the revolution to an end as quickly as possible, ach…

Larry Johnson (2023-02-06). Is the U.S. an Elderly Big, Bad Wolf? sonar21.com If any of my readers can do graphics I have a request — can you create a graphic of an elderly Big Bad Wolf wearing Uncle Sam's threads? I am…

Mary Triny Mena (2023-02-06). Venezuela's first sensory-friendly cinema. america.cgtn.com One of the largest movie chains in Venezuela is rethinking its business in an effort to serve customers living with autism and other sensory disorders. CINEX, a local movie theater chain in Venezuela is the promoter of the idea. The initiative is specially designed for people living with …

Owen Fairclough (2023-02-06). U.S. reports strong job growth. america.cgtn.com U.S. employers beat even the most optimistic forecasts to add more than half a million jobs in January. Employment numbers released on Friday suggest the economy continues to weather the inflation crisis and big layoffs in the tech sector. And the numbers also justify …

Staff (2023-02-06). Potente terremoto deja varios muertos y destrucción en el sur de Turquía. cubadebate.cu Un terremoto de magnitud 7,8 se ha registrado la madrugada de este lunes en Turquía, según informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés) en su página web.El epicentro del sismo, que tuvo una profundidad de 10 kilómetros, se localizó a 23 kilómetros al este de la ciudad turca de Nurdagi, en la provincia de Gaziantep.

Staff (2023-02-06). Una discreta recuperación del turismo en el primer mes de 2023 para Cuba. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2023-02-06). Mike Pompeo se confiesa en un libro. cubadebate.cu El libro se limita a compilar un catálogo de autocelebratorias anécdotas que jalonan su vida pública como funcionario del gobierno de Estados Unidos, que tienen la virtud de reflejar y justificar, con orgullo los crímenes y atropellos que, en nombre de la libertad y la democracia, perpetra Washington en todo el mundo.

Staff (2023-02-06). Notas que me vienen a la mente. cubadebate.cu Las intenciones no son nuevas. Recuerdo allá por la década de los años 80 del pasado siglo y en años posteriores, que entre los periodistas cubanos y la organización que nos agrupa —la UPEC— tomó forma de debate en asambleas, plenos y en colectivos de la prensa, una especie de ´convocatoria ª a que se elaborara una Ley de Prensa. Mucho se discutió entonces, pero no se llegó a concretar una legislación, y se han mantenido, en algunos casos hasta nuestros días, las insatisfacciones en relación con las fuentes de información, que se atribuían el derecho al sí o al no, a la hora de ´dar l…

WSWS (2023-02-06). Stronger than expected US jobs report for January evokes concerns on Wall Street. wsws.org The better than expected jobs report sparked a fall on Wall Street because it means the Federal Reserve will continue its program of rate increases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Union shuts down strike after Woburn, Massachusetts teachers defy injunction. wsws.org Over 0 teachers and other workers have conducted a week-long strike in the face of an offensive by the Democratic Party-dominated state, the Woburn School Committee, Mayor Scott Galvin and the courts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Withdraw frame-up cases against Sri Lankan estate workers! Unconditional reinstatement of all suspended workers! wsws.org The witch hunt against estate workers is a part of the escalating attack on the democratic and social rights of the working class as a whole.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party (US) condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Socialist Equality Party condemns violent attacks on Chicago DSA Alderman Daniel La Spata. wsws.org The escalation of political violence in American life is not simply a vestige of an earlier period, but a symptom of the crisis and breakdown of bourgeois democracy amid escalating class tensions and expanding war efforts.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Crisis deepens in Australia's emergency departments. wsws.org Bed-block and increased ambulance ramping have been reported in every state and territory in recent months.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Record cold in US Northeast exposes deepening cracks in social infrastructure. wsws.org Winter temperatures in colder regions of the country mean that many homeless individuals and families who have been sleeping in cars, hospital emergency rooms, campgrounds, state forests and other places not fit for human habitation increasingly seek emergency shelter.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Thousands of American high school students illegally forced into Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. wsws.org Young people are being slotted into military training by their high schools without their consent and against their will. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps enrolls about a half million students and has annual funding of over $400 million.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Laborers' union shuts down strike by 600 Portland city workers ahead of ratification vote. wsws.org Despite the determination of workers to fight, the union leadership called off the strike and rushed a vote on a tentative agreement that concedes to nearly every demand of the city.

WSWS (2023-02-06). This week in history: February 6-12. 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.

WSWS (2023-02-06). "We don't want this war!": Participants at Berlin rally organised by SGP speak out. wsws.org Participants at the rally of the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei on February 4 spoke out against the US-NATO war against Russia and its connection to the social crisis and the attack on the working class.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Macron hosts Netanyahu in Paris to plan Israeli arms deliveries to Ukraine. wsws.org The French president and Israeli prime minister, both facing mass protests at home, met on Thursday to plan an escalation of NATO's war in Ukraine and Israel's conflict with Iran.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Australian Gold Coast and Tweed Coast bus workers to strike against company ballot "offer" wsws.org The stand being taken by the Kinetic workers—their third strike in six weeks—is of national and international significance, and should be actively supported by workers everywhere.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Hundreds attend Socialist Equality Party rally in Berlin against Ukraine war and German militarism. wsws.org The strong response to the rally shows that the SGP is giving a voice and a socialist perspective to widespread opposition to war and austerity. The SGP is the only party to oppose the ruling class' war in Ukraine and the danger of a third world war fought with nuclear weapons.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Novelist Russell Banks (1940-2023): "Go, my book, and help destroy the world as it is." wsws.org The American writer Russell Banks, who wrote about the lives of working-class people and historical figures such as John Brown, died on January 3 at the age of 82.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Toxic fire continues burning in Ohio days after massive, car train derailment. wsws.org Regardless of the immediate mechanical failure, the true cause of this catastrophe is the insatiable greed of Norfolk Southern and other Class I rail carriers, who have pushed for longer trains with smaller crews.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Germany drops all requirements to wear masks—but coronavirus remains. wsws.org By lifting the requirement to wear a mask on busses and trains and abandoning workplace health regulations, the government is opening the door to the spread of new, even more dangerous variants of the coronavirus.

WSWS (2023-02-06). US media whips up anti-Chinese hysteria over balloon flight. wsws.org Over the past four days, the media has subjected the population to a barrage of war propaganda centered on the absurd claim that China sent a huge balloon visible to the naked eye to secretly spy on US nuclear bases.

WSWS (2023-02-06). New Zealand: Court action over Pike River mine disaster. wsws.org The fathers of two of the 29 workers killed in the 2010 Pike River mine disaster are campaigning for the release of documents and correspondence relating to a 2013 decision to drop charges against Pike River CEO Peter Whittall.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Democratic National Committee reorders presidential primary schedule. wsws.org The new list, established in response to demands from President Biden, puts South Carolina first and elevates Michigan and Georgia.

WSWS (2023-02-06). February 5, 2003: Colin Powell and the lie that sanctioned the invasion of Iraq. wsws.org February 5 marks the 20th anniversary of Secretary of State Colin Powell's 2003 speech at the United Nations filled with lies to justify the Bush administration's criminal decision to invade Iraq.

WSWS (2023-02-06). IYSSE (Australia) statement: Join the fight against imperialist war and for world socialism. wsws.org Imperialism's spiral toward a catastrophic nuclear war must be stopped. But to build an anti-war movement, youth and students must understand the root of war.

WSWS (2023-02-06). Sudan's military junta to normalise relations with Israel amid massive crackdown on Palestinians. wsws.org The deal deepens the treacherous role of the Arab bourgeoisie, which has now formally buried its own "two state" solution and confirms that the nationalist agenda championed by all sections of the Palestinian bourgeoisie provides no way forward for the workers and oppressed masses…

noreply (2023-02-06). Sentimental And… Sad. Legendary Jumbo… smoothiex12.blogspot.com It is like not just a true commercial aerospace beauty retiring–always loved those magnificent B-747s–it is like a country which for all its faults but still better than the current one is retiring. I have been to Everett Boeing's facility numerous times. It is an incredible experience, the main hangar is colossal. But to everything there is the end. Sam even got emotional. There always was something very elegant and proportional, even the legendary hump, in B-747-400 and B-747-8 models. Flew on both of them. Well, I am also not exactly spring chicken and my love for four-engine giants is nobody's concern. And…

readpassage (2023-02-06). Prison Workers Deserve The Labour Movement's Support. readpassage.com An interview with Jordan House and Asaf Rashid, the authors of a new book exploring the fight for labour rights within Canadian prisons.

Alastair Crooke (2023-02-06). Russia's Strategic Aims — In Consequence to a Collapsing U.S. Empire. thealtworld.com Weak leadership has lifted the lid on the European Pandora's box | Things are getting psychotic. As you listen to EU leaders, all parroting identical 'good news' speaking points, they nonetheless radiate basal disquietude — presumably a reflection of the psychic stress from, on the one hand, repeating 'Ukraine is winning: Russia's defeat is coming', when, on the other, they know Even the colo…

Amanda Yee (2023-02-06). The IMF debt trap in Ukraine. liberationnews.org The IMF serves as an imperialist instrument of Western capital in Ukraine, now using the war as pretext for accelerating economic shock therapy and penetration of the country by Wall Street and other foreign investment interests, so that they can buy off every last asset as the country is destroyed by war.

Amnesty International (2023-02-06). Monday 2/6: Leonard Peltier Protest. indybay.org San Francisco Federal Building | Seventh St.

Andrew Perez (2023-02-06). Here's Who Will Be Talking About Jesus On Super Bowl Sunday. levernews.com

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Former Israeli PM Bennett Says US 'Blocked' His Attempts at a Russia-Ukraine Peace Deal. southfront.org Illustrative ImageBennett says the US and its Western allies decided to 'keep striking Putin' and not negotiate | Originally published by Former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). German Prosecutor Found No Russian Involvement In Gas Pipeline Sabotage. southfront.org Illustrative ImageThe possibility of NATO's implication seems the most plausible at present. | Written by It is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain the West's unsubstantiated narrative that Russia sabotaged the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines. Now, even some German officials are beginning to admit that there is no evidence to blame Moscow for the cr…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Head Of Wagner Challenged Zelensky, Bakhmut At Stake. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Hundreds Dead After Huge Earthquake Hits Turkey and Syria. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UPDATE: : | According lo local reports, another earthquake of magnitude 6.0 was recorded in the central region of Turkey, where earthquakes of magnitude 7.7 had previously thundered. | "According to the latest data, 912 of our citizens were killed and 5385 of our citizens were injured. 2,470 people were found surviving under the rubble. We do not know how much the number of dead and injured will increase, as the work on dismantling the rubble continues," President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). In Video: Report From Captured Ukrainian Positions In Bakhmut. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Bakhmut Region On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org click to see full-size image | The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian army and the AFU continue near Dibrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ivanivske; | Up to 100 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armored vehicles and 3 vehicles were destroyed by Russian artillery shelli…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Donbass On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Blahodatne; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Krasna Gora and Paraskoviivka; | Russian-led forces advanced in the southern districts of Mariinka; | The AFU repelled Russian attacks in Bilogorivka; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russ…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Iraq On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Military Situation In Syria On February 6, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Protest In Iran: A Middle Eastern Déjà Vu With A Twist Of Irony. southfront.org In an undated photo from 1979, protestors burn an effigy of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi during a demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran. Forty years ago, Iran's ruling shah left his nation for the last time and an Islamic Revolution overthrew the vestiges of his caretaker government. The effects of the 1979 revolution, including the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and ensuing hostage crisis, reverberate through decades of tense relations between Iran and Ame…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). The U.S. Empire Is Starting To Fall Apart. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by In order to understand why, the nature of imperialism, and thus of all empires, needs first to be explained (especially because almost no one knows about this): | Whereas a merely domestic dictatorship is no danger to other nations, an international dictatorship — or "empire" — is a danger to other nations, because every empire (i.e., each of t…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). Ukrainian General & Israeli Intelligence Reveal Ukrainian, Russian Losses &#1 ; Reports. southfront.org Illustrative Image | The Kiev regime is carefully hiding its real losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Indeed, the numbers are so high that they are worth to be hidden. | Adviser to the office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak assured that the number of dead was only about 10 thousand servicemen in December 2022. In his turn, Zelensky reduced the number up to 8 thousand. | In recent days, the lies of Kiev officials that Ukrainian servicemen are crashing Russian Army, suffering almost no casua…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-06). UPDATED: Unidentified Drone Exploded Near Russian City Of Kaluga, Located About 100 Kilometers From Moscow. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | UPDATE: : | A high-explosive fragmentation bomb OFAB-100-120 was found at the crash site. There are usually about 46 kg of explosives and striking elements inside this munition. | Click to see full-size image | On the morning of February 6, an explosion was heard on the outskirts of the Russian city of Kaluga. The head of the region claimed that a drone exploded in the air over the forest area near…

Anonymous765 (2023-02-06). Kiev Is Proud To Declare It Deployed Chemical Weapons In Donbass. southfront.org |

Associated Press (2023-02-06). Powerful quake rocks Turkey and Syria, thousuands feared dead. peoplesworld.org ANKARA, Turkey — The death toll is rising from a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria early on Monday. Hundreds were killed in the two countries, thousands were injured and the toll was expected to rise further. President Joe Biden has conveyed his condolences to those affected by the deadly …

Bria Nelson (2023-02-06). We're Putting the Death Penalty on Trial in Kansas. aclu.org I have lived in flyover states my whole life. People tend to overlook the transformational change and creative organizing that happens in the Midwest. But I have known our capacity to show up for justice and equality for years. | I went to law school in Kansas, and I stayed here because of the powerful community I found: organizers and activists who are "Midwest nice," working tirelessly to make Kansas a more welcoming place for people like me — Black people, LGBTQIA people, and people with disabilities. It was in Kansas that I was able to reclaim my power and become an advocate for racial justice. Today…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-02-06). More Evidence That The West Sabotaged Peace In Ukraine. thealtworld.com

Carl Gibson (2023-02-06). 'More training' is not the answer to police terrorÔøºÔøº. nationofchange.org The death of Tyre Nichols doesn't have to be in vain — there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

Catherine Crockett (2023-02-06). Friday 2/24: Marshall: Free Film Screening & Discussion. indybay.org Monterey Peace and Justice Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, CA 939355…

Cristen Hemingway Jaynes (2023-02-06). Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project. nationofchange.org "The project is "drastically out of step with the Biden administration's goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy," but that "it's not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

Dan Bacher (2023-02-06). Big Oil spent over $34.2 million lobbying California officials in the 2021-22 session. indybay.org WSPA and Big Oil wield their power in 8 major ways: through (1) lobbying; (2) campaign spending; (3) serving on and putting shills on regulatory panels; (4) creating Astroturf groups; (5) working in collaboration with media; (6) creating alliances with labor unions; (7) contributing to non profit organizations; and (8) sponsoring awards ceremonies, including those for legislators and journalists.

Dan Bacher (2023-02-06). Chevron doubles last year's profits as consumers are gouged at the gas pumps. indybay.org The news of Chevron's record profits and record oil and gas production in the U.S. comes as data from the Bureau of Land Management reveals that President Biden approved more oil and gas drilling permits in his first two years in office than former President Donald Trump.

David Giesen (2023-02-06). Monday 2/6: Black History Month: "Now, about those 40 acres" & The Liberty Bell. indybay.org online video conference: meet.google.com/kch-cutp-vsh…

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China's resumption of outbound group travel expected to revive global tourism industry. ecns.cn The global tourism industry is expected to get a boost as China, one of the world's largest outbound tourism markets before the pandemic, resumed outbound group tours on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Airlines commence international flights to China as outbound group tours resume. ecns.cn More airlines are resuming international flight to the Chinese market as outbound group tours gradually restart in China. Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, and others are resuming or adding international flights to and from China.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Syria earthquake toll rises to 237, injures 639: health ministry. ecns.cn Syria's deadly earthquake has so far killed 237 people and injured 639 others in four provinces, said the health ministry on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). KMT official from Taiwan to visit mainland. ecns.cn Hsia Li-yan, a vice-chairman of the Kuomintang political party, will visit the Chinese mainland from Wednesday to Feb 17 and attend cross-Straits exchange activities, the mainland's Taiwan affairs authority said Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Morning rush hour returns in Beijing. ecns.cn The traffic during morning rush hour in Beijing has returned to a normal level on Monday, the first working day after the Lantern Festival.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Emissions reduction program to be relaunched. ecns.cn China has completed the registration and trading systems for the relaunch of the suspended China Certified Emission Reduction program, which could help boost the nation's efforts to cope with climate change, according to China Beijing Green Exchange.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Quake death toll in Tàºrkiye exceeds 280: vice president. ecns.cn More than 280 people died in Tàºrkiye from two powerful earthquakes, which struck the country's southern and southeastern regions early Monday, said Vice President Fuat Oktay.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). KMT vice chairman Andrew Hsia to visit mainland. ecns.cn Andrew Hsia, vice chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party, will lead a delegation on a visit to the Chinese mainland from Feb. 8 to 17, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China's commerce minister, Australia's trade minister hold talks. ecns.cn Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao and Australian Trade Minister Don Farrell spoke via video conference on Monday, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China to promote satellite internet development. ecns.cn MIIT said it will include satellite internet equipment into network access license management starting from March 1, as it works to promote and regulate the development of satellite internet, a frontier where major countries are trying to establish a beachhead.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). New Veronicastrum species discovered in central China. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have discovered a new species of Veronicastrum in central China's Hubei Province, according to the Wuhan Botanical Garden under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Only 23% of Americans satisfied with state of things in U.S.: Gallup poll. ecns.cn Only 23 percent of Americans are broadly satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S., while the rest are dissatisfied, nearly half saying they are "very dissatisfied", according to Gallup's annual Mood of the Nation poll.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Explosion hits gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye after earthquakes. ecns.cn An explosion hit a gas pipeline in Tàºrkiye's southern province of Hatay after two strong earthquakes jolted the country early Monday, Ihlas News Agency reported.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Xi extends condolences to Turkish President Erdogan, Syrian President Bashar over strong earthquakes. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent messages of condolence to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad respectively over strong earthquakes in the two countries.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to Tàºrkiye, Syria. ecns.cn China is willing to provide emergency humanitarian assistance in accordance with the needs of earthquake victims in Tàºrkiye and Syria, said Xu Wei, spokesman for the China International Development Cooperation Agency.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). China to advance lunar exploration program. ecns.cn China will push forward its phase-4 lunar exploration program this year, including a planned mission to bring 2 kilograms of samples from the far side of the moon back to Earth, Wu Weiren, chief designer of the country's lunar exploration program, revealed on Monday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Chinese skier killed in Austrian avalanche. ecns.cn A 32-year-old Chinese skier was found dead in an avalanche in Tyrol, western Austria, on Friday, which was confirmed by the Chinese Embassy in Austria on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Hong Kong-Mainland travel fully resumes. ecns.cn Normal travel between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Chinese mainland fully resumed starting Monday. It is applauded by all sectors in Hong Kong for driving local economic recovery and future development.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). First batch of outbound tourist groups depart China for UAE, Egypt. ecns.cn A group of tourists departed from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in South China's Guangdong Province at midnight on Monday for the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, etc, which is among the first six tourist groups, composed of nearly 160 people, in Guangzhou as well as the first batch of outbound group travelers in the Chinese mainland on the starting day of the country's outbound group travel service.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Cambodian PM to make official visit. ecns.cn Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia Hun Sen will pay an official visit to China from Thursday to Saturday at the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). First Chinese outbound tourist groups depart, with Asian countries a popular destination. ecns.cn The first flight in three years carrying a Chinese outbound tourist group took off early Monday morning after China resumed pilot outbound tours following the country's optimization of epidemic control measures.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Powerful earthquakes hit Tàºrkiye. ecns.cn A view of the destroyed building after 7.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Kahramanmaras province, Tàºrkiye, Feb. 6, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Frozen seawater creates tree-shaped landscape in NE China. ecns.cn Frozen seawater stretches on riverbed of Liaohe river, creating a tree-shaped landscape in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Feb. 6, 2023.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Tourist flights resume to foreign destinations. ecns.cn Dozens of Chinese tourists boarded an Emirates Airlines flight at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to go sightseeing on Monday morning.

ecns.cn (2023-02-06). Tourists once again head for HK, Macao. ecns.cn Two tourist groups left Guangzhou, Guangdong province, for Hong Kong by high speed train, while another two groups took special coaches to Macao for sightseeing on Monday morning.

for HUFF (2023-02-06). Follow-Up Protest Questions for Tuesday February 7th 11 AM. indybay.org

imperial.ac.uk (2023-02-06). Magma observed taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have observed magma taking an unexpected route beneath volcanoes, shedding light on the processes behind eruptions.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-02-06). Digital currency and climate innovation under the spotlight at Davos. imperial.ac.uk The need for digital currency to help solve societal challenges in Africa was among the key issues discussed by Imperial experts at Davos 2023.

Jessie Blaeser (2023-02-06). EPA issues rare veto, bringing Alaska's Pebble mine to a halt. peoplesworld.org The Environmental Protection Agency used the Clean Water Act on Monday to veto a proposed copper and gold mining project near Alaska's Bristol Bay. Not only does the veto apply to the Pebble mine project, which would have dug into the path of the world's largest sockeye salmon run, it prevents any similar developments from …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Amazon vuelve a tener grandes problemas con OSHA. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Como si el monstruoso almacén y minorista Amazon no estuviera oprimiendo lo suficiente a sus trabajadores al luchar contra sus campañas de organización, ahora está en problemas por ponerlos en peligro a través de condiciones de trabajo inseguras e insalubres. Eso dijo la Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional el 1 de febrero, al proponer …

Mark Gruenberg (2023-02-06). Surprise! Economy adds 517K jobs in January. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Surprising Wall Street's stock casino, the U.S. economy claimed to add 517,000 jobs in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Even governments reported adding 74,000 workers, including 52,000 in state and local schools. BLS said 35,000 of them were University of California system unionized workers who ratified new contracts, after—though BLS didn't say …

Matt Bruenig (2023-02-06). All Twelve State Parental Leave Programs Are Awful. peoplespolicyproject.org Last week, I did a The table below contains a list of the work hi…

Michael Maier (2023-02-06). RAND Corporation: No one can win this war. indybay.org Authors Samuel Charap and Miranda Priebe conclude "that in addition to averting a possible escalation toward a Russia-Nato war or Russian nuclear deployment, avoiding a protracted war is a higher priority for the United States" than regaining territorial control through Ukraine. As a result, the analysis sees first a cease-fire and eventually an agreement as crucial.

Middle East Monitor (2023-02-06). International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine. juancole.com By Omar Ahmed | &#1 ; (Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; A conference was held in London yesterday, hosted by MEMO entitled "International perspectives on apartheid and decolonization in Palestine" and included a diverse group of academics and writers discussing three broad themes: apartheid, genocide and decolonisation. Dr Daud Abdullah, the Director of MEMO, kicked off …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Cochrane Review finds that vitamin D does not reduce asthma attacks. healtheuropa.com According to a new review, taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of asthma attacks in children or adults. In a previous Cochrane review, research suggested a reduction in asthma attacks correlated with people taking vitamin D. Contrastingly, the latest findings illuminate that the supplements do not reduce the risk of asthma attacks; …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). New CAR T-cell therapy offers new hope to ovarian cancer patients. healtheuropa.com CAR T-cell therapy has shown to be effective in mice with ovarian cancer, offering new hope to patients who require effective treatment. CAR T-cell therapy is a new type of immunotherapy that involves extracting a patient's immune cells (known as T cells) from the blood and injecting them in a laboratory with a new gene …

Monet Bailey (2023-02-06). Three hours of therapy could resolve phobias in children. healtheuropa.com Common phobias in children could be resolved in a single three-hour therapy session, compared to several sessions, a study has found. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is offered as a one-hour session every week for between four and 12 weeks to treat phobias in children. These fears can prevent children from enjoying common childhood activities, such …

Morning Star (2023-02-06). China says it reserves right to respond after balloon is shot down. peoplesworld.org China says it reserves the right to take additional action after the U.S. shot down what it claimed was a spy balloon off the South Carolina coast. The U.S. claimed the balloon, which was drifting over U.S. territory, was illegally spying. China says it was a weather balloon blown off course. U.S. officials waited until …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-06). Mayo Clinic Minute: What is heart disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says heart disease is a leading cause of death is the U.S. And the risk of heart disease death differs by race and ethnicity. February is American Heart Month. But what is heart disease? Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains.Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/8E_NPCZCNdo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-06). Mayo Clinic to lead new radiotracer trial for detecting pancreatic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — In an academic-industrial collaboration, Mayo Clinic is assessing in a clinical trial a new radiotracer in pancreatic cancer imaging. As part of the investigation, the new agent, 68Ga-Fibroblast-Activation-Protein-Inhibitors (FAPI)-46 (68Ga-FAPI-46), will be compared with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), which is the current standard-of-care radiotracer, in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of pancreatic cancer. "The research will focus on pancreatic cancer and evaluate whether this radiotracer does what it's supposed to do, and whether it…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-06). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Turmeric for healthier diet, pain relief. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a breast cancer survivor who still suffers from various aches and pains, including arthritis. A friend told me that her arthritis pain improved after she started taking turmeric. I'm committed to making this new year a healthier one, and I want to improve my overall health and diet. Can you tell me more about this supplement? Is it something I can add into my diet to feel better? ANSWER: Turmeric is becoming…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-06). Check out chickpeas for year-round healthy eating. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As you look to reboot your healthy eating after the holidays, check out chickpeas. Also known as garbanzo beans, chickpeas may not be as familiar as other legumes, like black beans and green peas. But golden, nutty chickpeas are nutrient powerhouses, budget-friendly and a versatile option for year-round healthy eating. Loaded with nutrients, naturally low in saturated fat Nearly three-quarters of Americans exceed the daily recommended amount of saturated fat, much of which comes from…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-06). Radon: The odorless, invisible threat. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Radon is an odorless, invisible radioactive gas. It's naturally released from rocks, soil and water — and it can get trapped inside your home, office or school. There's no known safe level of radon. Unfortunately, there are no symptoms of radon exposure as there are with carbon monoxide poisoning. What makes radon so dangerous Breathing high levels over time can lead to lung cancer. In fact, radon is a Class A carcinogen. It's the No….

Orry Moore (2023-02-06). Strikes, private nuisance, protest Bill: The Weekly Round up. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news The Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill has been voted through the House of Commons amidst historic industrial action across the UK. Workers in health, education, transport and the civil service came out on strike in disputes over pay, jobs and conditions, and members of the Fire Brigades Union have voted overwhelmingly in favour of walking out. The synchronisation …

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). Can the American Leviathan Be Tamed? thealtworld.com Founding Fathers warned against going abroad in search of monsters to destroy. When Washington takes its wars, slogans, and coups abroad, generations of writers have characterized the aggression as seeking monsters to destroy. Washington has benefitted from the cover offered by the slogan, justifying mayhem inflicted on the world as overthrowing dictators and bringing democracy. | In his just published book, In Search of Monsters to Destroy (Independent Institute, 2022), Christopher J. Coyne, Independent Institute Fellow and economics professor at George Mason University, takes these claims at face value. He demo…

Paul Craig Roberts (2023-02-06). The Real Causes of the Growing Inequality. thealtworld.com This TED talk by a rich man calling for a new economics misrepresents the causes and cure for the extraordinary increase in the inequality of American income and wealth in the past 23 years | The real causes are the offshoring of US manufacturing jobs, mass immigration of poor people due to open borders, imposition of the doctrine that corporations only have responsibility to share holders, economic concentration and non-enforcement of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, years of money printing bailout of the financial system that drove bond and stock prices up, and the financializati…

Philip Obaji Jr (2023-02-06). After Losing Babies to Traffickers, Refugees in Cameroon Are Fighting Back. towardfreedom.org Trafficking of adults and children has become rampant as a war rages in Cameroon between the Francophone government and Anglophone forces. Philip Obaji, Jr., reports from Mamfe, Cameroon.

Rania Khalek (2023-02-06). The Michael Dean Story: Police Murder in a Texas 'Sundown Town. thealtworld.com On December 2, 2019, Michael Dean went out to buy a birthday cake for his daughter when he was shot in the head at point-blank range and killed by Temple, Texas Police Officer Carmen DeCruz following a routine traffic stop. | After being charged with manslaughter for Dean's death, DeCruz is now on trial in Bell County, Texas— a "sundown town." Civil rights attorney Lee Merrit joins the show to explain the fight for justice for Michael Dean.

Revolution Books (2023-02-06). Friday 2/10: Carl Dix-Why Defunding Police &Abolishing Prisons UnderThis System Are Dangerous Illusions. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Defence Therapeutics begins manufacturing of it's ARM vaccine. healtheuropa.com Defence Therapeutics Inc., a Canadian biopharmaceutical company specialising in the development of immune-oncology vaccines and drug delivery technologies, is pleased to announce the start of it's ARM vaccine manufacturing in preparation for it's Phase I clinical trial targeting patients with solid cancer tumours. Defence is continuously striving to exploit it's AccumTM technology in many spaces. …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). Fertility treatment has no effect on the cardiovascular health of offspring. healtheuropa.com According to a study led by the University of Bristol, there is no link between fertility treatment and the cardiovascular health of children conceived this way. The large-scale study found no differences in blood pressure, heart rate, lipids, and glucose measurements in children conceived naturally and children conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) or fertility …

Rian Overy (2023-02-06). WHO release new guidelines for leishmaniasis. healtheuropa.com The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new operation manual on the control, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation of leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is caused by Leishmania‚ÄØparasites, which spread the disease through the bites of infected female phlebotomine sand flies. The flies then feed on human blood before producing eggs, which can make patients seriously ill. WHO …

Scott Ritter (2023-02-06). For UKRAINE continued resistance is futile. They should sue for peace now. thealtworld.com The Ukraine army is a defeated army and Ukraine is a defeated nation, says Scott Ritter. Their mouths has been issuing cheques their body can't match…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2023-02-06). Behold, the new GOP culture wars. nationofchange.org The Republican Party's latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

Special to People's World (2023-02-06). Social Security and Medicare advocates urge support for petition to Biden. peoplesworld.org Social Security Works, a national group dedicated to protecting Social Security, is urging that everyone sign an emergency petition to President Biden before he gives his scheduled State of the Union message to Congress and the nation on Tuesday. "On Tuesday, President Biden will address a joint session of Congress, giving his constitutionally-required State of …

Staff (2023-02-06). Greek workers resist soaring energy prices from EU-imposed privatization and Ukraine War. therealnews.com Thousands of Greek workers have mobilized against runaway energy and fuel prices in recent weeks. Although spiking fuel and energy prices are now a global phenomenon tied to inflation driven by corporate profiteering and blowback from failed sanctions against Russia, the crisis has been particularly acute for Greece due to EU-imposed privatization of its energy sector. TRNN reports from the ground as workers fight to increase stagnating wages in light of the cost of living crisis. This video is part of a special Workers of the World series on the cost of living crisis in Europe. | Producer: Christos Avramid…

Staff (2023-02-06). 2 Florida School Districts Order Teachers to Cover or Remove Books in Classrooms. truthout.org Officials in at least two Florida school districts have ordered teachers to remove books from their classroom libraries or to cover them up in order to comply with draconian statutes enacted by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-led state legislature. House Bill 1467, passed last year, requires books to be age-appropriate and free from material deemed to be pornographic. |

Staff (2023-02-06). $340 Million Anti-Labor Consulting Industry Is Behind Contemporary Union-Busting. truthout.org The remarkable spikes in union activity over the last few years have given many on the left cause for hope: could we be on the precipice of a resurgent, newly galvanized U.S. labor movement? In the first three quarters of 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) documented a 53 percent increase in organizing petitions — including startling wins by new, independent unions at Starbucks… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Cori Bush Invites Father of Ferguson's Michael Brown to State of the Union. truthout.org Rep. Cori Bush (D-Missouri) is inviting Michael Brown Sr., the father of Michael Brown, whose murder at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked mass protests in 2014, to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address this week. As first reported by Politico, Bush is bringing Brown Sr. as her guest to the address, which is scheduled for Tuesday night. "The police killing of… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Health Care Workers Stage Largest NHS Strike in UK's History. truthout.org Condemning the United Kingdom's Conservative-controlled government for putting "patients at risk" by refusing to pay nurses fairly and forcing healthcare providers out of the profession, tens of thousands of nurses and ambulance workers joined forces on Monday to stage the largest work stoppage in the history of the venerated National Health Service. The workers, who along with teachers and other… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Thousands Dead as Earthquakes Devastate Syria and Turkey. truthout.org Thousands of collapsed buildings, widespread destruction, and deep anguish were reported alongside over 2,300 dead and thousands more injured after a pair of earthquakes — an initial 7.8 tremor on the Richter scale in the early morning and another that measured 7.5 — devastated Syria and Turkey on Monday. Amid dozens of aftershocks — and the quakes being also felt in Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt… |

Staff (2023-02-06). Police-Perpetrated Killings Are Public Executions — We Must Abolish Them. truthout.org As Memphis, Tennessee, police beat Tyre Nichols to death, he, like George Floyd, called out for his mother. And when Los Angeles police were killing Keenan Anderson, he said, "They're trying to George Floyd me." They discharged a Taser on Anderson at least six times and, not long after torturing him to death, they began spreading their version of events. Like Floyd, he begged for his life before… |

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). El "No" es tendencia en las preguntas del referéndum en Ecuador. telesurtv.net El presidente, Guillermo Lasso, guarda silencio sobre los resultados electorales de la víspera que suponen una derrota de sus opciones políticas.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). Parlamento francés discute polémica reforma de pensiones. telesurtv.net Los debates comienzan en la Asamblea Nacional con una moción de rechazo previo de La Francia Insumisa y una moción de referéndum de Agrupación Nacional.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-06). Sindicatos británicos denuncian falta de acuerdo con gobierno. telesurtv.net Durante esta jornada los trabajadores de la salud protagonizan la que esperan sean la huelga más grande en décadas de acuerdo a los sindicatos.

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2023-02-06). México y Venezuela comparten el liderato de la Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net Venezolanos y mexicanos quedan con récord de 3-1 y se enfrentarán este lunes en busca del liderato solitario de la Serie del Caribe 2023.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-06). Envían ayuda internacional para enfrentar incendios en Chile. telesurtv.net La emergencia despertó la solidaridad internacional. Se reportan envíos de voluntarios y material, entre otros medios, desde Argentina, España, Colombia, México, Perú y otras naciones.

teleSUR, MER, JGN (2023-02-06). Conoce algunas curiosidades de Bob Marley, la leyenda del Reggae. telesurtv.net A través de sus canciones, el jamaiquino Bob Marley transmitió mensajes de amor, conciencia social y justicia.

teleSUR, pha, JGN, SH, DRL (2023-02-06). Lucha y legado de Camilo Cienfuegos, héroe del pueblo cubano. telesurtv.net Camilo Cienfuegos es sin duda uno de los personajes más carismáticos y queridos por el pueblo con que cuenta la historia de Cuba.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-06). Rescatistas brasileños buscan a seis desaparecidos en naufragio. telesurtv.net La operación se concentra en los alrededores de la isla de Paquetá, a 17 kilómetros de la costa.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-06). Mueren siete menores y su madre en incendio al norte de Francia. telesurtv.net Al llegar los bomberos lograron rescatar al padre con heridas de gravedad, pero sin peligro para su vida.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-06). Ascienden a 36 los casos de cólera en el oriente de Zambia. telesurtv.net Según datos oficiales, en las últimas 24 horas se han confirmado otros cinco casos de cólera.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-06). Líder Supremo iraní conmuta sentencias a convictos. telesurtv.net El Ayatolá Jamenei sancionó la reducción de condena para los procesados por protagonizar los recientes disturbios antigubernamentales.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Choque múltiple deja al menos 16 muertos en el centro de China. telesurtv.net En el accidente de tránsito en la autopista Xuchang-Guangzhou en la ciudad de Changsha, estuvieron involucrados al menos 49 vehículos.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Resultados preliminares dan victoria electoral a progresistas en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Respecto al referendo, los datos apuntan a una victoria del No en todas las preguntas, lo que representa una derrota para el presidente Lasso.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Fuerzas israelíes asesinan a cinco palestinos en Cisjordania. telesurtv.net El Gobierno palestino llamó a la comunidad internacional a presionar a Israel para obligarla a levantar el asedio militar contra la ciudad de Jericó.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-06). Sismo de magnitud 7.8 deja decenas de muertos en Tàºrkiye. telesurtv.net El sismo de magnitud 7.8 fue sentido también en Líbano, Chipre, y en Italia las autoridades lanzaron una alerta de tsunami.

teleSUR, yart, SH (2023-02-06). 10 frases de Rubén Darío que describen su visión de la vida. telesurtv.net Gracias a su obra Ruben Dario se consagró como representante del modernismo literario en lengua castellana.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Comunidad internacional muestra solidaridad con Tàºrkiye y Siria. telesurtv.net El titular de la OMS, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, comunicó que fue activada la red de equipos médicos de emergencia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Ascienden a 26 los fallecidos por incendios forestales en Chile. telesurtv.net Se reportan 3.276 damnificados y 1.156 viviendas destruidas por los 63 incendios que aún se encuentran activos.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2023-02-06). Unos 1300 muertos en Siria y Tàºrkiye deja sismo de magnitud 7,8. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con un comunicado del presidente turco, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, al menos 912 personas murieron.

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Cubans Remember 91st Birth Anniversary Of Camilo Cienfuegos. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Cuban people remember the 91st birth anniversary of Camilo Cienfuegos, a prominent revolutionary who fought against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista (1952-1959). | RELATED: | Born in Lawton, Havana, Camilo studied at the San Francisco de Paula elementary public school and San Alejandro National Academy of Fine Arts, which he had to leave due to economic problems. | In 1948, he participated i…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). Eathquake Update: Over 2,300 Dead in Tàºrkiye and Syria. telesurenglish.net As of mid-day Monday, official reports confirmed that the series of powerful earthquakes that struck the border area between Turkey and Syria has left 2,349 dead and nearly 11,000 people injured so far. | RELATED: | The Syrian Foreign Affairs Ministry requested help from the United Nations, the Red Cross, and other international organizations to deal with the humanitarian catastrophe. | More specifically, the Syrian authorities requ…

teleSUR (2023-02-06). English Nurses & Ambulance Staff Protest To Demand Pay Rises. telesurenglish.net On Monday, over 20,000 English nurses and ambulance service staff took to the streets to demand a pay rise that reflects inflation rates, which are currently over 10 percent. | RELATED: | "The government needs to listen and discuss pay rather than just saying the National Health Service (NHS) does not have money. We cannot survive with what we are being paid," said nurse Ethna Vaughan, who was part of a demonstration outside…

The Associated Press (2023-02-06). Route to Super Bowl Dangerous for Mexico's Avocado Haulers. latinorebels.com Avocados sell for as much as $2.50 apiece in the United States, so a single crate holding 40 is worth $100, while an average truckload is worth as much as $80,000 to $100,000. Mexico supplies about 92 percent of U.S. avocado imports, sending north over $3 billion worth of the fruit every year.

thecommunists (2023-02-06). Pardeep Singh and Boohoo: sweatshop and semi-slavery conditions on the rise. thecommunists.org At the close of 2022, film emerged on social media of a young man being berated and the punched about the face and head, in what appeared to be a faux-hostage scenario. Certainly, the violence being meted out had ritualistic elements, with the victim made to kneel humiliatingly and receiving taunts from off-camera, whilst a …

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Earthquake in Syria is devastating combined with Western hybrid war. thealtworld.com The barbaric Western sanctions combined with heating, fuel, and electricity shortages are causing absolute devastation in Syria's quake-hit cities…

Vanessa Beeley (2023-02-06). Syria devastated by earthquake and sanctions. thealtworld.com

Victor Grossman (2023-02-06). Lula rejects German Chancellor's plea for Brazilian weapons for Ukraine. peoplesworld.org BERLIN &#1 ; Chancellor Olaf Scholz, after bowing — or kneeling &#1 ; to belligerent pressures from U.S. and NATO war hawks, and trying to rejuvenate fading laurels for himself and Germany, flew off on his first official trip to Latin America. After brief, uneventful courtesy visits to Chile and Argentina he landed in Brazil, hoping to wean …

Chay Bowes (2023-02-05). Ukraine—The Inevitable War. covertactionmagazine.com Why negotiate a diplomatic settlement and adhere to the Minsk agreement when there is so much money in war? During a recent interview with German magazine Der Spiegel, former Chancellor and European political heavyweight Angela Merkel revealed that the Minsk accords, a comprehensive 2015 diplomatic treaty, agreed by the EU, United States, Russia, and Kyiv …

_____ (2023-02-05). They're Not Worried About 'Russian Influence', They're Worried About Dissent. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | I know I'm not a Russian propagandist. I'm not paid by Russia, I have no connections to Russia, and until I started this political commentary gig in 2016 I thought very little about Russia. My opinions about the western empire sometimes turn up on Russian media because I

_____ (2023-02-05). Ukraine's Reckless Nuclear Response. strategic-culture.org The ongoing war in Ukraine is not exactly a conducive environment to building new nuclear power plants. Obviously, if your country has been invaded by a foreign power, putting your 15 commercial nuclear reactors at risk of destruction that could lead to a massive radioactive release, rendering your country and others beyond uninhabitable, there is only one clear solution: load up with more new nuclear power plants.

_____ (2023-02-05). All the Pitiful Pitfalls of the Pseudo Plan by Macron-Scholz Circus for Serbia. strategic-culture.org The scenario offered with the Macron-Scholz cocktail for Serbia looks rather bleak and grim, which would cost us dearly historically, politically, geopolitically and economically. | As the basis for the 'new' agreement between Belgrade and Pri≈°tina, the German-French proposal should come in handy, the Collective West stakeholders tend to think. What does that Scholz-Macron plan even mean? After all manner of agreements, non-papers and plans for thirty years so far, is there still a condition for Serbia to agree to the unrecognized pseudo state of Kosovo and its (im)probable membership in the UN? What i…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Chile Forest Fires: 10 People Arrested, Death Toll Raised to 24. telesurenglish.net The Chilean government reported Sunday that ten people had been arrested for their alleged involvement in the devastating fires destroying thousands of hectares in the country's center and south and that the death toll has risen to 24. | Photograph of a sector affected by the fires today, in Alto de Menque, in the Tomé commune, Biobío region, in Tomé (Chile)…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). More Arrests for Attacks Against Government Powers in Brazil. telesurenglish.net New proceedings have been opened against another group of 152 people suspected of participating in the coup acts of January 8 in Brasilia, according to the Brazilian Attorney General's Office. | RELATED: | "Those denounced were detained in a camp in front of the Army headquarters in Brasília and are housed in units of the penitentiary system," the Prosecutor's Office said. | They will be tried by the Federal Supreme Court (STF) on…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). 80.74% Of Voters Cast Their Ballots in Ecuador's Elections. telesurenglish.net "This electoral day has ended successfully, with a turnout of 80.74 percent," Atamaint said in a speech from the command post of the electoral body. | The head of the electoral body pointed out that the total number of participants is similar to the historical figure registered in previous electoral processes. | RELATED: | As scheduled, the announcement was made after the polls closed at 5: 00 p.m. (22: 00 GMT). | The president of t…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Government Decrees State of Emergency in Seven Regions of Peru. telesurenglish.net The Government of Peru decreed this Sunday a state of emergency in the regions of Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, Apurimac, Arequipa, Moquegua and Tacna, due to the social and political crisis that has been going on since last December 7 in the South American country. | RELATED: | This decree comes after a total of 26 people were arrested the day before, while 24 others were injured after the police repression, w…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Polls Close and Counting Begins in Ecuador's Elections. telesurenglish.net The local elections to elect the members of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (CPCCS) and the constitutional referendum 2023 began to close at 17h local time. | Voting juries count the votes after the closure of polling stations after a day of local elections and constitutional referendum, today, in Quito (Ecuador)…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Rise in Unaccompanied Migrant Children at U.S.-Mexico Border. telesurenglish.net Alarm bells went off among civil organizations last week when the National Migration Institute (INM) and the National Defense Secretariat (Sedena) reported the rescue of 57 unaccompanied children and adolescents from Guatemala. | On January 17, the two countries signed an agreement to expedite the reunification of migrant children who are in Mexican territory and have a parent north of the border. Feb. 05, 2023.

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Cold Snap Sets Low Temperature Records In Canada. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, a cold snap caused by an arctic air mass caused several temperature records to break in Canada and left about 25,000 citizens of the Atlantic provinces without electricity. | RELATED: | "This is one of the coldest snaps we have seen in a long time," Environment Canada meteorologist Darin Borgel said, stressing that the persistent frigid temperatures and wind chill values are unprecedented. | In Moncton cit…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). 163 Sub-Saharan Immigrants Are Rescued Near the Canary Islands. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, the Spanish Maritime Rescue Services rescued 163 sub-Saharan migrants in waters near the islands of Lanzarote and Gran Canaria in the Atlantic Ocean. | RELATED: | The immigrants traveled in a rubber boat and two precarious, small boats. The first boat was carrying 42 men and 9 women, who were rescued by the Gran Canaria Coast Guard early in the day. | Shortly after, Maritime Rescue located an inflatable boat…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). BMW Outlines Production of All-electric Vehicles in Mexico. telesurenglish.net BMW will build in San Luis Potosí a platform for the assembly of all-electric cars, as well as a new battery production center for this type of model, with an investment of 800 million euros. | Gottsche said that Mexico is an attractive destination for German investment because of its strategic position. Feb. 05, 2023.

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Thousands of Israelis Protest Against Judicial Reform. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, thousands of people protested in Tel Aviv against the judicial reform plan put forward by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the most conservative ruler in Israel's history. | RELATED: | Massive protests were also reported in cities such as Modiin, where the demonstrators gathered to protest in front of the house of the Justice Minister Yariv Levin. | The Israeli flags proliferated in demonstrations in which posters were also…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Spain To Support Containment Of Forest Fires In Chile. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, President Pedro Sanchez announced that a Spanish Armed Forces Military Emergency Unit (UME) brigade will travel to Chile to help extinguish massive forest fires. | RELATED: | "We want to give all our support to the Chilean people," Sanchez stated, recalling that the UME team will bring the Spanish officers' experience in the containment of forest fires. | The UME brigade consists of six Forest Fire Fig…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Ecuador: Five Candidates Were Assassinated Before the Elections. telesurenglish.net For almost two centuries of republican history, Ecuador has been a territory practically free of political violence. During the administration of President Guillermo Lasso, however, that tradition began to change. | RELATED: | "With a public acceptance at the lowest levels, Lasso is playing it on Sunday! Over the last 18 months, Lasso has been in charge of an administration full of corruption scandals and zero wor…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Pope Francis Ends His Tour Around Africa. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, over 100,000 South Sudanese assisted Pope Francis' mass for hope and peace at the John Garang mausoleum in Juba. | RELATED: | "Hope is the word that I would like to leave to each of you, as a gift to share, as a seed that bears fruit," the Pope said, stressing the need to implement the 2018 peace agreements signed after the civil war in this country. | "African brothers and sisters suffer persecution a…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Ecuador Update: Security is Reinforced in Electoral Precincts. telesurenglish.net

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Cuban President Meets Iranian Chancellor Amir Abdollahian. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel met Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian at the Revolution Palace in Havana. | RELATED: | "It is a pleasure and an honor to receive you on your first visit to Cuba. You will always be welcome to our country," Diaz-Canel said to Amir Abdollahian and stressed his willingness to strengthen bilateral ties. | He conveyed a greeting on behalf of former President Raul Castro Ru…

teleSUR (2023-02-05). Ecuador: Candidate for Mayor is Killed on the Eve of Elections. telesurenglish.net On Saturday afternoon, the candidate for mayor of Puerto Lopez, a city in the coastal province of Manabi, was shot to death on the eve of Ecuador's subnational elections. | RELATED: | Omar Menedez was a candidate for the leftist Citizen Revolution (RC) movement, whose top leader is former President Rafael Correa. | "We demand the respective investigation and sanction from the authorities. The country is bleeding to…

Ryan Cristián (2023-02-05). Biden Exposes EUA Manipulation, Pfizer Falsified Key Data, Vital "Long COVID" & Myocarditis Studies. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (2/5/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

_____ (2023-02-05). The anticipation of a retaliatory strike is even worse than the actual strike… journal-neo.org

_____ (2023-02-05). Abducted Diplomat Alex Saab Sends Message Calling for Peace. popularresistance.org On Monday, Venezuela's Vice President of Communication, Culture and Tourism Freddy àëáñez released an audio with statements by Alex Saab which had been sent to the Code Pink organization. | In his message, Alex Saab made several complaints about his current situation as "prisoner of an unconventional war that the United States has unilaterally declared on us, imposing criminal sanctions on us that have caused terrible harm to the people of Venezuela."

_____ (2023-02-05). Binna Choi of the Casco Art Institute: Curating Art through Commoning. popularresistance.org Many years ago I was intrigued to learn of an art institute in the Netherlands, that formally declares its mission to be "working for the commons." That's how the Casco Art Institute in Utrecht presents itself to the world. Their tagline immediately raises questions about how exactly arts and commoning are related, and how an art institute might enter into the world of commoning. | I decided to learn more by inviting Binna Choi, Director at the Casco Art Institute, to join me in a podcast conversation for Frontiers of Commoning (Episode #35). Binna, a native of South Korea who has led Casco since 2008, curates ar…

_____ (2023-02-05). Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier Set for Monday, Feb. 6th. popularresistance.org On February 6, 1976, Leonard Peltier was arrested in Hinton, Alberta, Canada. Monday, February 6th will mark the 47th anniversary of his arrest. | Following a controversial trial, Peltier was convicted of aiding and abetting murder of two FBi agents and has been imprisoned ever since. Many people and human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Congress of American Indians, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others believe Peltier is a political prisoner who should be immediately released.

_____ (2023-02-05). Facebook Protects Nazis to Protect Ukraine Proxy War. popularresistance.org Meta, the parent company of Facebook, announced on January 19 that the company no longer considers Ukraine's Azov Regiment to be a "dangerous organization." The far-right paramilitary group grew out of the street gangs that helped topple Ukraine's president in the US-backed 2014 coup. Originally funded by the same Ukrainian oligarch that backed President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's rise to power, Azov was on the front lines of civil war in Eastern Ukraine, and was later fully integrated into the Ukrainian national guard.

_____ (2023-02-05). How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society. popularresistance.org A recent help-wanted ad for a laundry worker in Cleveland contained some unusual language, asking prospective candidates: "Have you ever wanted to work for a company that is 90 percent employee-owned? What about a company that offers a program to help you become a homeowner?" The ad went on to identify Evergreen Cooperative Laundry as the only employee-owned commercial laundry firm in the country, citing a commitment to building the wealth and careers of its employees.

_____ (2023-02-05). SURPRISE — You are under criminal investigation for buying hotel rooms for the homeless. popularresistance.org The pheromones of fear swept Californians indoors from the chilly mist of March 2020. News of death haunted the media. The streets were silent of all but the unsheltered, police and the hardy volunteers at the Santa Cruz Homeless Union COVID — 19 Relief Center and Food Not Bombs meal. | The CDC announced that every effort should be made to provide hotel rooms to the homeless to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Governor Newsom also announced that the State would provide millions of dollars in funding for what he would call Operation Room Key.

_____ (2023-02-05). The Changes to AP African American Studies Are "Absolutely Political": A Former College Board Worker Speaks Out. popularresistance.org Last Wednesday, the College Board announced new changes to its AP African American Studies curriculum, soon after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis banned AP African American Studies from Florida schools as part of his crackdown on any curriculum acknowledging systemic racism or discussing queer issues in a positive light. Sure enough, the new curricular changes remove several of the more left-wing authors and ideas, relegate contemporary topics like Black Lives Matter, reparations, Black feminism, and the Black queer experience to "optional" or "suggested" status, and add "Black conservatism" as a suggested topic fo…

_____ (2023-02-05). We Should Be Able to Fix Our Stuff Ourselves. popularresistance.org From IPhones To John Deere Equipment, Corporations Shouldn't Be Holding Needed Repairs Hostage. Think back to your flip-phone or bulky tube TV of yesteryear. When they were on the fritz, you didn't necessarily fix them yourself, but you may have turned to a local repair shop to get things sorted. Today, most of the repair options that await (when your iPhone starts glitching, for example) are deeply unpleasant. After trekking out to an Apple Store, an "authorized genius" might ask for an exorbitant fee or, more often, just tell you to buy the newer model. John Deere restricts how its tractors can be repaired, hos…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-05). Anti-Militarisation Protest Held Outside British Embassy, Dublin. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On Saturday the 4th of February, the Truth and Neutrality Alliance, a broad coalition of anti-war activists, held a Following then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's November 2013 decision to suspend an EU trade deal in order to pursue closer ties with neighbou…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-05). Untrained Soldier Remains Alive In Bakhmut For Only 4 Hours &#1 ; Ukrainian Media. southfront.org

Anonymous669 (2023-02-05). Israel Will 'Carefully Study' Supplying Ukraine With Iron Dome System: Netanyahu. southfront.org Illustrative image. Source: the Israeli Ministry of Defense. | Israel will carefully study the possibility of supplying Ukraine with defensive weapons, including the Iron Dome air defense system, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on February 5, answering a question on the matter by French news channel LCI. | The Israeli PM, who assumed his position very recently, stressed that his country does not want to start a confrontation with Russia in Syria."I'm going…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-02-05). They're Not Worried About "Russian Influence", They're Worried About Dissent. thealtworld.com

Contemporary Jewish Museum (2023-02-05). Thursday 2/16: Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You to Survive. indybay.org Contemporary Jewish Museum | 736 Mission Street | San Francisco, CA 94103…

Cynthia Papermaster (2023-02-05). Sunday 2/19: Rage Against the War Machine. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, across from SF Ferry Bldg.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). (W. E. Talk) Dong Ping: How do the Tanshishan cultural relics prove the pluralistic origin of Chinese civilization?>. ecns.cn Tanshishan is the earliest named archaeological culture on China's southeast coast and the first recognized in Fujian Province, also the source of marine culture in Fujian and Taiwan during the pre-Qin period, before 221 B.C. In October 2021, the 100th anniversary of the birth of modern Chinese archaeology, the Tanshishan site was selected as one of China's Top 100 Archaeological Discoveries of the Century. It is the only one selected in Fujian Province.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). China strongly opposes U.S. move to shoot down unmanned airship. ecns.cn China expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition towards the U.S. use of force to attack China's civilian unmanned airship, Chinese Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). China calls U.S. shooting down Chinese airship overreacting. ecns.cn China's Ministry of National Defense on Sunday called the U.S. "overreacting" after a U.S. fighter jet shot down a Chinese unmanned airship that China said unintendedly entered the U.S. airspace days ago.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). Chinese embassy expresses sadness over passing of giant panda Le Le at Memphis Zoo, to help handle the aftermath. ecns.cn Chinese embassy in the US expressed sadness over the passing of giant panda Le Le at the Memphis Zoo and said it will handle the aftermath and send an expert team to the US to find out the cause of the giant panda.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). 9 missing as fishing boat capsizes off southwest S. Korea. ecns.cn Nine people went missing as a fishing boat capsized in the waters off southwestern South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). China renewable power installation to see robust growth in 2023: Fitch. ecns.cn China will continue increasing the deployment of renewable power in 2023 on strong demand, lower raw-material costs and a low-base effect for wind power, Fitch Ratings forecasts.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). IOC chief hails 'impressive' legacy as Beijing 2022 marks one-year anniversary. ecns.cn International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has applauded the Beijing 2022 Winter Games for the "impressive" legacy that it left behind as China marked the one-year anniversary of the opening ceremony of the global sporting event.

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). Culture Fact: Lantern Festival. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). Festive China: Lantern Festival. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2023-02-05). Lantern Festival in ancient Chinese poem. ecns.cn

Editor (2023-02-05). 'A Colossal Giveaway': A Tax Break for Big Polluters Is Also Starving Public Schools in Texas. scheerpost.com By Elliot Woods / Gliding through the shallow channel on the north side of Corpus Christi Bay, you will see stubborn remnants of a barrier island estuary that was once home to vast oyster beds, seagrass meadows, teeming fish nurseries and abundant alligators. You will see dolphins, terns, maybe even a roseate spoonbill. "You still see glimpses of the natural beauty," said Jennifer Hilliard, 56, over the growl of dredgers that were deep…

Editor (2023-02-05). British 'Mega Strike': Half a Million Workers Bring UK to a Halt and Protest Government. scheerpost.com On Wednesday, over half a million workers in the UK took part in a "mega strike," the largest labor protest in the country in over a decade.

Editor (2023-02-05). Ralph Nader: The Progenitor of Inequalities — Corporate Personhood vs. Human Beings. scheerpost.com By Ralph Nader The word "inequality" is everywhere in the media. It usually refers either to race, gender, rich vs. poor, or other differences between human beings. Absent from the public debate is the biggest perpetrator of "inequality" against human beings — the corporate entity itself. Ever since 1886 when a U.S. Supreme Court reporter, …

Editor (2023-02-05). Shattering the Myth of Rosa Parks Reveals the Civil Rights Movement's True History. scheerpost.com By Marc Steiner / The Real News Sanitized histories of the Civil Rights Movement have erased the long history of activism and struggle that defined the life of Rosa Parks long before she defied Jim Crow codes on a Montgomery bus. Yet Rosa Parks's dedication to the Black freedom struggle preceded the Montgomery Bus Boycott …

Fight Back (2023-02-05). Denver students hold vigil in response to recent police killings. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – On February 1, about 40 students from the Auraria campus community came out to show solidarity with the latest wave of victims of police brutality. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), alongside the Black Student Alliance, held a vigil for Tyre Nichols, Manuel "Tortuguita" Paez Terán, and Keenan Anderson – each of whom were murdered by police in January. Students had the opportunity to speak out and voice their grief and anger towards these murders that continue to happen in the United States. | On January 3, Keenan Anderson, a cousin of a Black Lives Matter co-founder, was attempting to find hel…

Fight Back (2023-02-05). Minnesota: SDS rallies in -20 to protest killings by police. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On the evening of February 3, over 35 people braved temperatures nearly 20 degrees below zero to make a powerful stand against police terror, as well as to demand justice for all stolen lives. | The action was organized by the University of Minnesota chapter of Students for a Democratic society, in response to the most recent high-profile and brutal police murders of Tyre Nichols, Keenan Anderson, and Manny Teran. The murder of Tyre Nichols in Memphis in particular has caused an immense deal of national attention and outrage. | Protesters gathered at the student union on the University of Minn…

G. Dunkel (2023-02-05). 2.5 million French workers defend pensions, defy gov't attacks. workers.org Responding to a joint call from France's union confederations, 2.5 million angry French workers protested Jan. 31 in 250 cities throughout the country against the government's plan to increase the retirement age. Workers in France, young and old, defend their retirement rights. While the government and the unions disagreed about . . . |

Jon Edwards (2023-02-05). DeSantis – quid pro quo – The perjury of his major appointee and felony forgery cover-up. indybay.org DeSantis' – newly elected and narrowly elected in 2019 – first major appointee faced a perjury investigation. He needed a favor and chose State's Attorney Amira Fox and he re-assigned the perjury case to Fox. Fox let the Desantis felon appointee walk. In return DeSantis covered up the felony forgery and felony official misconduct of Fox in 2 State Court cases. Corrupt quid pro quo related to criminal justice matters.

Jon Edwards (2023-02-05). DeSantis' First Law Enforcement Appointee Perjury and Failure to Disclose homicide arrest. indybay.org DeSantis 2019 Broward County Sheriff Appointee Perjury Investigation and Homicide Arrest – failure to Disclose – Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony…

Juan Cole (2023-02-05). Why is the Biden Administration So Worried about Israel's New Government? (Juan Cole Video Interview). juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; I am interviewed by prominent journalist Steve Clemons, editor at large of the global news site Semafor, for his Al Jazeera English show, The Bottom Line, on "Why is the US worried about Israel's new government?" It is a rollicking 24-minute conversation. Here is the YouTube description of the show: …

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2023-02-05). 2023 Rosa Parks Day – Transit Equity Week. indybay.org After her arrest, Rosa Parks lost her job as a seamstress and without support from the Civil Rights Movement Leaders moved north to Detroit where her brother Sylvester McCauley an US Army Veteran lived with his large family. Auntie Rosie and Raymond Parks regained human dignity and hope. From 1965-1988 she worked as an administrative aide to U.S. Representative John Conyers.

Labor Video Project (2023-02-05). Stop The Discharges NOW! Labor & Community Rally At SF Laguna Honda Hospital. indybay.org

Larry Johnson (2023-02-05). Is The War in Ukraine Nearing the Culminating Point? sonar21.com Carl von Clausewitz in his book On War (published in 1832) introduced the concept of "The Culminating Point." The culminating point in military strategy is the point at which a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Relationship between food, disease stronger than you may think. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The phrase "you are what you eat" is commonly used in conversations about health and the connection between food and the body. Eating an unhealthy diet can have serious consequences and can increase someone's risk of dying from heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a preventive cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses the relationship between food and disease. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/aNmXH5WIzb0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 13) is in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Science Saturday: Mayo researchers streamline genetic testing in heart failure clinic, improve clinical care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Genetics in Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers streamlined genetic testing and counseling for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, a type of heart muscle disease that causes the heart chambers (ventricles) to thin and stretch, growing larger. "We showed that this practice intervention increased the uptake and yield of genetic testing and counseling in our Heart Failure Clinic," says Naveen Pereira, M.D., a Mayo Clinic cardiologist and senior author of the study. "This may have…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is degenerative disk disease? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been struggling with back stiffness and pain for a long time, but it has gotten worse in the last few years. My doctor told me that I have degenerative disk disease. What exactly does that mean? Is it common and what can I do to feel better? ANSWER: Degenerative disk disease is a common cause of back pain. Our spinal disks wear out with age and use. About 20% of all U.S. adults…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Protecting your eyesight from glaucoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Glaucoma is one of the world's leading causes of blindness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Half of people with glaucoma don't even know they have it. If you're over 60 or have a family history of glaucoma, your risk is higher. But there is a way to protect your vision. Dr. Dave Patel, a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, explains one of the most important things you can do to prevent glaucoma from stealing your sight. Watch: The Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). How age-related macular degeneration blurs vision. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Age-related macular degeneration is a common cause of age-related vision loss. It's the No. 1 cause of vision loss for adults over age 50. It affects the retina, particularly the macula, a portion of the retina with specialized cells that allow you your sharpest vision. Your retina consists of layers of neural tissue that line the back part of the eye that sends information from the eyes to the brain. Just like a baseball diamond…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Breaking down different types of blood donations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, according to the American Red Cross. Becoming a donor is easy and can make a significant impact on your community. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Justin Juskewitch, associate medical director of the Blood Donor Center at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, breaks down the different types of blood donations and how they help patients in need. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/oXRVHusvcMU Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Mayo hospitals continue to earn patients' trust, 5-star ratings for patient experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic hospitals in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, Minnesota, have again received five-star ratings and most qualifying Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals have received at least a four-star rating for patient experience from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. "We are pleased to share that all DMC (Destination Medical Center) sites continue to earn five-star ratings," says Sean Dowdy, M.D., Mayo Clinic's chief value…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-02-05). Heel pain? It might be plantar fasciitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "My heel is killing me!" is without a doubt one of the most common sentences uttered in podiatry offices worldwide. Heel pain can range from slightly uncomfortable to utterly debilitating. Most often, it's caused by plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a band of tissue extending from the heel to the ball of the foot. Plantar fasciitis is caused by excessive stress, which brings on inflammation and, typically, heel pain. Plantar fasciitis can affect anyone….

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-02-05). Video: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the Covid Vaccine. Beyond Manslaughter. The Evidence is Overwhelming. The Vaccine Should Be Immediately Withdrawn Worldwide. globalresearch.ca

Reprographixxx Print Room (2023-02-05). Saturday 2/4: Sliding scale Riso printing workshop. indybay.org Long Haul Infoshop | 3124 Shattuck Ave | Berkeley CA 94705 | (3 blocks east of Ashby BART)…

Rick Rozoff (2023-02-05). Victory or Valhalla: NATO troops in "huge war games" 80 miles from Russia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The SunFebruary 5, 2023 Brit soldiers brave -12C temperatures in brutal Nato war games with tanks & helicopters just 80 miles from Russia British soldiers are facing temperatures as low as -12 as they take part in Nato war games just 80 miles from Russia. Flying in Chinook helicopters and charging round the snow-covered forests …

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-05). Saturday 2/11: Screening: The Other Side of the Wall and Panel Discussion. indybay.org San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-05). Tuesday 2/21: Fighting for Survival, Fighting on Arrival: The Buffalo Soldiers. indybay.org [ONLINE] San Francisco Main Library | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-05). Saturday 2/25: Bayview Branch Library Open House. indybay.org Bayview Branch | 75 3rd St. | San Francisco, CA 94124…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-05). Monday 2/27: Storytelling with Clara Kamunde. indybay.org Portola Branch Library | 380 Bacon St. | San Francisco, CA 94134…

San Francisco Public Library (2023-02-05). Tuesday 2/28: Panel: Reparations Now! indybay.org San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium | 100 Larkin Street | San Francisco, CA 94102…

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2023-02-05). Thursday 2/2: RIP Manny – Stop Cop City. indybay.org Town Clock, Pacific Avenue and Water Streets, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2023-02-05). Agricultores cae 20-3 ante Leones de Caracas, la peor actuación de Cuba en una Serie del Caribe (+Fotos). cubadebate.cu El equipo Agricultores que representa a Cuba en la 65 Serie del Caribe cayó por segunda ocasión consecutiva en el torneo, esta vez por amplio marcador de 20-3 ante los Leones de Caracas, que ya tienen dos victorias en el certamen regional. A las claras, el picheo cubano que hasta antes del choque había trabajado para una efectividad de 1.89, se hizo aguas y no cumplieron su rol ni los abridores ni los relevistas.

Staff (2023-02-05). La Tira de los Lectores: La foto de mi jardín. cubadebate.cu Plantas de todo tipo y hermosas flores llegaron en imágenes a nuestra redacción, tras la convocatoria lanzada esta semana en La Tira de los Lectores, dedicada a los jardines. Recuerden que pueden comunicarse con nosotros a través del correo comentacubadebate@gmail.com o mediante nuestros perfiles en redes sociales.

Staff (2023-02-05). Díaz-Canel recibe a canciller de Irán. cubadebate.cu El primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, sostuvo este sábado un encuentro con el ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de la República Islámica de Irán, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, quien realiza una visita de trabajo a Cuba.

Staff (2023-02-05). Estados Unidos derriba globo chino en la costa sur. cubadebate.cu El globo de investigación chino que entró de manera accidental al espacio aéreo de Estados Unidos fue derribado este sábado por aviones de combate estadounidenses frente a la costa de Carolina del Sur. Según aclaró el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de China, es un aparato de factura nacional, civil y usado para desarrollar estudios meteorológicos.

Staff (2023-02-05). La ola de frío polar deja récords al noreste de EEUU. cubadebate.cu La ola de frío polar procedente de Canadá dejó marcas récord en el noreste de EE.UU. durante este viernes y sábado, pero la Agencia Nacional de Meteorología ya espera una "rápida moderación" de las temperaturas para mañana. El punto más alto de la región, Mount Washington, registró el viernes una sensación térmica nunca vista de -78 grados Celsius.

Staff (2023-02-05). Ministerio del Interior informa sobre lamentable hecho ocurrido en Camagàºey. cubadebate.cu En Nuevitas, un individuo de 50 años de edad, con múltiples antecedentes penales, ultimó con el empleo de armas blancas a su expareja de 17 años de edad, quien buscaba resguardo en la subestación de la PNR de la comunidad. Como resultado de la respuesta de las fuerzas del orden interior, el autor del suceso resultó lesionado en la región lumbar.

Staff (2023-02-05). Duelo electoral entre Biden y Trump despierta poco entusiasmo en los electores, según sondeo. cubadebate.cu Un alto porcentaje de votantes en Estados Unidos tiene poco entusiasmo frente a una posible revancha en las próximas elecciones entre el presidente actual Joe Biden y su predecesor Donald Trump, según una encuesta publicada este domingo por ABC-Washington Post.

Staff (2023-02-05). Expremier israelí asegura que potencias europeas rechazaron salida política al conflicto ucraniano. cubadebate.cu Tras el encuentro con Putin, Bennett le comentó al presidente ucraniano que "acaba de salir de la reunión" y que el mandatario ruso no le "va a matar". Dos horas más tarde, el presidente ucraniano se dirigió a su despacho donde se hizo una selfi, declarando que no tiene "miedo", indicó Bennett.

Staff (2023-02-05). Gobierno peruano extiende estado de emergencia a nuevas regiones debido a protestas. cubadebate.cu Este decreto se produce cuando en la víspera un total de 26 personas resultaron detenidas mientras otras 24 han resultado heridas tras la represión de la policial, cuyos efectivos usaron perdigones, en la protesta que se escenificó en Lima.

Staff (2023-02-05). Lucha Grecorromana: Oscar Pino imbatible en Zagreb. cubadebate.cu El luchador cubano Oscar Pino conquistó la medalla de oro en los 130 kg del estilo grecorromano en el Torneo Abierto de Zagreb, uno de los eventos del World Ranking Series. En esta competencia el tres veces medallista mundial apenas permitió un punto en contra en sus cuatro combates. En París el judoca Iván Silva conquistó una medalla de bronce.

Staff (2023-02-05). Papa Francisco concluye su periplo por países africanos. cubadebate.cu De acuerdo con una nota de la oficina de prensa del Vaticano, divulgada este domingo en el sitio digital del diario Vatican News, durante su vuelo de regreso desde Juba, capital sursudanesa, el sumo pontífice ofreció declaraciones a la prensa, donde calificó de manera positiva los resultados de ambas visitas.

Staff (2023-02-05). Joe and Vlad in the Land of Stories. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-02-05). The Monroe Doctrine Is Soaked in Blood. davidswanson.org

Staff (2023-02-05). Chavistas March to Celebrate Anniversary of 1992 Civic-Military Rebellion (+Photos). orinocotribune.com February 4 marked the 31st anniversary of the unsuccessful 1992 civic-military rebellion led by Hugo Chávez. On the same day in 1992, Chávez spoke on Venezuelan national television, taking responsibility for the rebellion and famously saying "por ahora" (for now) to indicate that the rebels' objectives had not been accomplished "for now." The resulting popular movement led to Chávez's election as President in 1999. | During his speech for the commemoration of February 4, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro stressed that there are three fundamental values that this feat co…

Staff (2023-02-05). The Chinese balloon: hot air fuels a new Cold War. youtube.com The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate examine the national freakout over a Chinese "spy" balloon cruising across the United States, its role in disrupting diplomacy between the US and China, and recent wave of statements by top US military officials clamoring for war with China. This segment was filmed before a US F-22 jet …

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-05). Aumenta a 24 cifra de muertos por incendios forestales en Chile. telesurtv.net El incendio forestal con mayor afectación hasta el momento es el registrado en las comunas de Santa Juana y Nacimiento.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-05). Denuncian asesinato de otro líder social en Santander, Colombia. telesurtv.net Denuncia Indepaz, "hace 3 meses le habían robado la camioneta del esquema quedando vulnerable ante los asesinos", quienes finalmente se cobraron su vida este sábado.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-05). Constituyen Zona de Reserva Campesina en Bogotá, Colombia. telesurtv.net La jornada contó con la presencia del ministro de Defensa, Iván Velásquez, la alcaldesa local de Bogotá, Claudia López; la ministra del Trabajo, Gloria Inés Ramírez y representantes de los campesinos.

teleSUR, DRL (2023-02-05). Irán rechaza manipulación occidental sobre su realidad política. telesurtv.net "Irán no es ninguna amenaza para ninguna parte para ningún país en el mundo; el programa pacífico nuclear iraní es para el bienestar de nuestro país", apuntó el canciller.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). China rechaza ataque contra globo meteorológico derribado en EE.UU. telesurtv.net La cancillería advirtió que China se reservará "el derecho de dar más respuestas de ser necesario".

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). Chipre elige en las urnas a su nuevo presidente. telesurtv.net Más de 561.000 electores eligen entre 14 candidatos para suceder al presidente derechista Nicos Anastasiades en la parte sur de la isla.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). Raúl Castro nominado candidato a diputado para Asamblea Nacional. telesurtv.net El mandatario Miguel Díaz-Canel también fue nominado como candidato a diputado para la Asamblea Nacional por el municipio de Santa Clara.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). Miles de israelíes protestan contra reforma al sistema judicial. telesurtv.net El Gobierno de ultraderecha israelí pretenden aprobar reformas al sistema judicial que de acuerdo a los críticos le restaría poder a la Suprema Corte.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). Expresidente de Pakistán Pervez Musharraf muere a los 79 años. telesurtv.net El exmandatario, que gobernó Pakistán de 1999 a 2008, falleció en el American Hospital Dubái, en Emiratos Árabes Unidos, donde estaba exilado.

teleSUR, JCM (2023-02-05). Gobierno decreta estado de emergencia en siete regiones de Perú. telesurtv.net Gobierno declaró Estado de Emergencia en Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, Apurímac, Arequipa, Moquegua y Tacna por 60 días calendario.

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2023-02-05). Curazao, R. Dominicana, México y Venezuela lideran Serie del Caribe. telesurtv.net El equipo venezolano, Leones del Caracas marcaron el nuevo récord de hits en la historia de la Serie del Caribe.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-02-05). Tiroteo provoca al menos una muerte en Arkansas, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Fallece una joven de 19 años y hay cuatro heridos. Dos sospechosos fueron arrestados, aunque aún no han sido imputados.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-02-05). Al menos cuatro migrantes mueren frente a isla griega de Leros. telesurtv.net Ministro de la Marina, Yannis Plakiotakis, lamenta estos decesos y responsabiliza de ellas a los traficantes de personas.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-02-05). Papa Francisco urge a concretar la paz en Sudán del Sur. telesurtv.net Enfatizó en la necesidad de dejar atrás años de odio y violencia, así como construir un futuro de prosperidad para toda la población.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-02-05). Terremoto de magnitud 7.8 afecta zonas al sureste de Tàºrkiye. telesurtv.net Pudo sentirse en naciones como Líbano, Chipre, Grecia, Siria y Jordania. Autoridades no han informado aún sobre víctimas.

teleSUR, JDO (2023-02-05). Venezuela rechaza ataque de EE.UU. contra aeronave china no tripulada. telesurtv.net Cancillería señala que en lugar de tratar la situación con seriedad y responsabilidad, EE.UU. recurrió una vez más al uso de la fuerza.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-05). Dos candidatos pasan a segunda vuelta en presidenciales de Chipre. telesurtv.net Nikos Jristodulidis y Andreas Mavroyiannis obtienen 32 y 29,6 por ciento de los sufragios, respectivamente. La participación se comportó al 72 por ciento.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-05). Autoridades cubanas enfrentan incendio en Mayarí, Holguín. telesurtv.net Especialistas del Citma preparan condiciones para evaluar impactos y posibles daños ambientales en la zona del incendio.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-05). Gobierno boliviano alerta sobre afectaciones por sequía. telesurtv.net Dentro del Plan Plurinacional de Respuesta Inmediata a la Sequía se tienen perforados 234 pozos para la captación de aguas subterráneas.

teleSUR, lvm, JDO (2023-02-05). Accidente de autobús deja tres muertos y 26 heridos en México. telesurtv.net El personal de Servicios Periciales de la Fiscalía de Justicia General del Estado de México arribó al lugar de los hechos para realizar los procedimientos de investigación.

teleSUR, PGV, JGN (2023-02-05). Las cinco canciones más conocidas de Violeta Parra. telesurtv.net Las canciones revolucionarias de Violeta Parra fueron la primera piedra de lo que años más tarde sería la llamada "Nueva Canción Chilena".

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-05). Culmina el papa Francisco su gira africana en Sudán del Sur. telesurtv.net El Sumo Pontífice conminó a los dirigentes sursudaneses a poner fin a la espiral de odio y violencia que enluta al país.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-05). Accidente de tránsito en Kenia deja una decena de fallecidos. telesurtv.net La catástrofe tuvo lugar en la carretera que une Lodwar con Kakuma, en la zona de Kakwamunyen, condado de Turkana.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2023-02-05). Accidente de tránsito en Kenya deja una decena de fallecidos. telesurtv.net La catástrofe tuvo lugar en la carretera que une Lodwar con Kakuma, en la zona de Kakwamunyen, condado de Turkana.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-05). Ola de frio impone récords de bajas temperaturas en Canadá. telesurtv.net La situación climatológica hizo que las autoridades canadienses emitiera alertas de clima extremo en al menos seis provincias del país.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-05). Ola de frío impone récords de bajas temperaturas en Canadá. telesurtv.net La situación climatológica hizo que las autoridades canadienses emitiera alertas de clima extremo en al menos seis provincias del país.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-05). Arrestan a sospechoso de disparar contra sinagoga en EE.UU. telesurtv.net La Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de San Francisco identificó al sospechoso como Dmitri Mishin, de 51 años.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2023-02-05). Presidente de Cuba se reúne con el canciller de Irán. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado cubano apuntó que recibir al jefe de la diplomacia iraní sirve para ampliar las relaciones y cooperación entre ambos países.

teleSUR, SH, JCM, MER (2023-02-05). Cierran centros de votación e inicia escrutinio tras elecciones en Ecuador. telesurtv.net La presidenta del CNE, Diana Atamaint, declaró que esta jornada electoral contó con una participación en las urnas del 80.74 por ciento.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-05). Sube a 23 los muertos a causa de incendios forestales en Chile. telesurtv.net Las autoridades chilenas informaron de que 11 de las víctimas, murieron en la localidad de Santa Juana, en la región de Biobío.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-05). Asesinan a otro candidato a alcalde en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Con el asesinato de Omar Menéndez, Ecuador suma cinco candidatos a alcaldes asesinados en el marco de las elecciones seccionales.

teleSUR, SH (2023-02-05). Ecuatorianos elegirán a autoridades locales y votarán en consulta popular. telesurtv.net Más de 13 millones de ecuatorianos están convocados a participar en los comicios para elegir a 5.697 autoridades de los gobiernos seccionales.

The Lever (2023-02-05). LEVER WEEKLY: Launching A New Conversation On Union Busting. levernews.com This is Lever Weekly, a recap of our work from the past week. If you only read one email from us all week, this should be it.Below you will find a breakdown of our reporting, podcasts, videos, and live events — a feature now open to all subscribers. Following that, we are providing paid subscribers with an original column, written by a member of The Lever, connecting the dots on our coverage to deliver important takeaways.In this week's column, exclusively for paid subscribers, David Sirota shares how this week, an important story we worked on for months demonstrates how "The Lever is clearly helping shi…

unitedEditor (2023-02-05). Understanding minority religious groups in the Ottoman World: In the case of Sabbateanism. uwidata.com As the last Islamic empire, the Ottoman State respected all minor ethnic and religious denominations throughout history. Unlike, other Muslims empires, Ottoman rulers developed greater understanding for non-Muslims (dhimmi) societies within the same territories. Religious tolerance towards minority groups can be traced back to cultural and traditional rules in Asia Minor before the Ottoman period, …

WSWS (2023-02-05). UK: Unite cancels London bus strikes at Abellio to enter talks. wsws.org On Friday, after three days of stoppages by nearly 2,000 drivers, Unite Regional Officer Guy Langston announced the "suspension" of strikes on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

WSWS (2023-02-05). NHS nurses and ambulance workers strike in England as union bureaucracy push sellout Wales deal. wsws.org The GMB union and the RCN called off Monday's strikes in Wales after being offered an extra 3 percent in pay, taking it overall to just 7 percent, and then offered to do the same in England.

WSWS (2023-02-05). Morenoite union bureaucrats meet with the military and promote war industry in Brazil. wsws.org The PSTU-led union SindMetalSJC has spearheaded a campaign to identify the defense of workers' wages and rights with the massive arming of the Brazilian state.

Tom Conway (2023-02-05). How Corporations Hope to Eviscerate Workers' Right to Strike. socialistproject.ca Joe Oliveira and his coworkers relied greatly on donations of food and gift cards after going on an unfair labor practice strike against multibillion-dollar specialty steelmaker ATI in 2021. They cut household expenses to the bone, burned through their savings despite the public's generous support of their cause, and held fundraisers to help one another cover mortgages and car payments during three and a half months on the picket line. | As much as the strike tested workers, however, it pressured ATI even more and ultimately enabled Oliveira and more than 1,300 other members of the United Steelworkers (USW) to…

Andy Kroll (2023-02-05). Rain and Heat, Fire and Snow. tomdispatch.com It was January 1983 and raining in San Francisco. The summer before, I'd moved here from Portland, Oregon, a city known for its perpetual gray drizzles and, on the 60-odd days a year when the sun deigns to shine, dazzling displays of greenery. My girlfriend had spent a year convincing me that San Francisco had much more to offer me than Portland did for her. Every few months, I'd scrape the bottom of my bank account to travel to San Francisco and taste its charms. Once, I even hitched a ride on a private plane. (Those were the days!) In a week's visit, she'd take me to multiple women's music concerts — even…

Anonymous103 (2023-02-05). Military Situation In Yemen On February 5, 2023 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 85 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | Saudi-backed militants attacked the STC bases in the city of Aden. The STC reportedly repelled the attacks; | More than 3,000 assault rifles, 578,000 rounds of ammunition and 23 ATGMs sent by Iran to Yemen were recovered in the security operation in the Gulf of Oman on January 15, according to the US CENTCOM. Iran dismiss…

Brian Berletic (2023-02-05). What's in the Latest US Arms Package + US Provocations vs Russia & China. thealtworld.com Russian military operations in Ukraine + US Escalation vs Russia & China continues… | &#1 ; Latest US arms package for Ukraine contains fewer actual weapons to be transferred to Ukraine, and more contracts for new weapons to be built; | &#1 ; Weapons like the ground-launched small diameter bomb is included in weapons yet-to-be-built and face compatibility issues with Ukraine's existing MLRS force; | &#1 ; Other equipment listed like counter battery radar sets appear to indicate large numbers of losses to Russian military operations; | &#1 ; Germany's decision to send 14 Leopard 2 tanks and 88 Leopard 1 tanks re…

Ramona Wadi (2023-02-05). Israel's security narrative and the international community's humanitarian paradigm. thealtworld.com

Staff (2023-02-05). Guatemalan Tribunal Bars Leftist Presidential Ticket From Ballot. truthout.org Guatemala's Supreme Electoral Tribunal ruled earlier this week that a leftist presidential ticket headed by Indigenous human rights defender Thelma Cabrera should be barred from the June ballot, prompting fury and vows of mass protests from Cabrera's supporters. Thursday's ruling — which Cabrera's young political party, the Movement for the Liberation of the Peoples (MLP), is vowing to appeal to… |

Staff (2023-02-05). House Republican Bill Would Force Massive Cuts to Medicare Benefits. truthout.org The White House on Saturday condemned a newly introduced Republican bill that would repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, a law that includes a number of changes aimed at lowering costs for Medicare recipients. Unveiled Thursday by freshman Rep. Andy Ogles (R-Tennessee), the bill has 20 original co-sponsors and is endorsed by several right-wing groups, including the Koch-funded organization… |

Staff (2023-02-05). Tax Break for Big Polluters Is Also Starving Public Schools in Texas. truthout.org Gliding through the shallow channel on the north side of Corpus Christi Bay, you will see stubborn remnants of a barrier island estuary that was once home to vast oyster beds, seagrass meadows, teeming fish nurseries and abundant alligators. You will see dolphins, terns, maybe even a roseate spoonbill. "You still see glimpses of the natural beauty," said Jennifer Hilliard, 56, over the growl of… |

Staff (2023-02-05). Worker Ownership Builds Community Wealth and a More Just Society. truthout.org A recent help-wanted ad for a laundry worker in Cleveland contained some unusual language, asking prospective candidates: "Have you ever wanted to work for a company that is 90 percent employee-owned? What about a company that offers a program to help you become a homeowner?" The ad went on to identify Evergreen Cooperative Laundry as the only employee-owned commercial laundry firm in the country… |

thecommunists (2023-02-05). Oppose western pressure on Serbia to recognise the Kosovo province as a state. thecommunists.org The following joint statement was initiated by the New Communist Party of Yugoslavia (NKPJ) and has been signed by the CPGB-ML amongst others. ***** The signatories to this joint statement strongly condemn the latest pressure from the governments of the Quinte countries (the United States of America, Great Britain, France, Germany and Italy) on Belgrade …

Winona Gray (2023-02-05). Fightback continues against Utah legislature's attack on trans youth. liberationnews.org Utah Governor Spencer Cox recently signed SB 16, which would ban puberty blockers and other necessary gender-affirming healthcare for minors.

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