2022-09-26: News Headlines

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Neo-Colonial Apologia, Imperialist Hypocrisy, & the Chauvinism Driving Pro-NATO Liberals. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea None are more hypocritical than the Americans who say that Russia is waging an imperialist war. The same goes for when they say China is carrying out a colonial genocide, or when they say the DPRK violates its people's human rights, or when they say Cuba is anti-democratic. The biggest of these projections…

____ (2022-09-26). (W.E. Talk) Liu Chong: Why do some people in the U.S. and Europe play the 'boycott of the Winter Olympics' card. ecns.cn The International Olympic Committee recently decided to add "Together" to the well-known Olympic motto "Faster, Higher, Stronger", a change to address not only the COVID-19 epidemic but also the common challenges facing all humans. However, for some time, politicians from the United States and certain European countries have tried to boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics and politicize sports by manipulating issues such as human rights. This not only violates the spirit of the Olympics but also casts a shadow over the unity of mankind which has been maintained for a century.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Cuba Says Yes to the Code of Families! libya360.wordpress.com Alejandra Garcia, 8am Cuba dawned today with great expectation for the long-awaited news: The Family Code will be law, after the majority of Cubans supported the document during the popular Referendum held on Sunday. Early this morning, the president of the National Electoral Council (CEN), Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, announced in a live broadcast that the…

Al Mayadeen (2022-09-26). Marshall Islands Halt Talks with US Over Nuclear Testing Dispute. globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-09-26). Russia's Rosatom Keen on Opportunities in Renewables, Carbon Fibre, Other Areas in India. infobrics.org Besides, the group is keen on exploring possibilities in the areas of nuclear medicine, radiation technologies and energy storage…

Infobrics (2022-09-26). Trade Turnover Between Russia, India May Reach $30Bln by 2025. infobrics.org The trade turnover between Russia and India is increasing unprecedentedly, as a result of which the volume of mutual trade could reach $30 billion by 2025…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-26). Prigozhin Reveals Secrets Of Wagner Group. southfront.org | Russian businessman, owner of the Concord Catering group, Yevgeny Prigozhin officially confirmed that in 2014 he created a group, which later became known as the Wagner PMCs. | On September 26, Prigozhin answered the question of Russian journalists why he stopped denying his links to the Wagner Group: "I have been avoiding the blows of many opponents for a long time with one main goal — not to substitute these guys, who are the basis of Russian patriotism. And I won th…

____ (2022-09-26). Renminbi's global use set to expand. ecns.cn China's renminbi is expected to continue its steady rise in global use and play a bigger part in safeguarding international financial stability, as the country further advances its financial opening-up while deepening trade and investment cooperation, experts said.

____ (2022-09-26). Huge flower basket lighted up to celebrate upcoming National Day. ecns.cn A huge flower basket arrangement with the theme "blessings to China" was lighted up at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Sunday to celebrate the upcoming National Day holiday.

____ (2022-09-26). China firmly upholds purposes, principles of UN charter: FM. ecns.cn China firmly upholds the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, and the core role being played by the United Nations in international affairs, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Saturday.

____ (2022-09-26). China publishes world's first stem cell related international standard. ecns.cn China spearheaded and published the world's first international standard on stem cell research on Saturday, signaling that the country has become a globally recognized front-runner in this cutting-edge field that may revolutionize medicine, experts said.

____ (2022-09-26). All delegates to 20th CPC National Congress elected. ecns.cn A total of 2,296 delegates were elected to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), according to an official statement released Sunday.

____ (2022-09-26). Chinese, Sri Lankan FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Ali Sabry on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-26). Conflict Over Taiwan Could Spiral Out Of Control Across The Himalayas. southfront.org Honour guards perform the Taiwan national flag lowering ceremony at Liberty Square in Taipei, on April 1, 2020Both world wars have shown how crossing red lines may have unpredictable consequences. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts | The Athenian general and military historian Thucydides famously wrote that the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta had become inevitable because the latter feared the former's rising power. "Thucydides Trap" is a term coined by US…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Nicaraguan Minister for Foreign Affairs Addresses UN General Debate, 77th Session (English). libya360.wordpress.com Denis Ronaldo Moncada Colindres, Minister for Foreign Affairs, addresses the general debate of the 77th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 20 — 26 September 2022). The UN General Assembly (UNGA) is the main policy-making organ of the Organization. Comprising all Member States, it provides a unique forum for multilateral…

Ann Brown (2022-09-26). Remember The Pastor Lusting Over A Movado Watch? Elder From Same Church Convicted On Charges Of Murdering Wife. moguldom.com A Missouri man, Robert Harris, has been convicted of first-degree murder of his wife of fewer than two years. Harris is a former church elder at the non-denominational Repairers Kansas City. Carlton Funderburke is a former pastor of the Repairers Kansas City. Funderburke recently got in hot water at his current church, Church at the …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-26). Breaching Human Rights: Australia, Climate Change and the Torres Strait Islands. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Right-Wing Coalition Comes to Power in Italy: Geopolitical Scenarios. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López On Monday, September 26, Italy woke up with the sad certainty that it will be led by a reactionary government that does not look to the future but to the memory of the imaginary glories of a past that they would like to bring back under the authority of a woman, Giorgia…

Rqorinoco (2022-09-26). The Kissinger Continuum: The Unauthorized History of the Wef's Young Global Leaders Program. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: As a rule, Orinoco Tribune does not re-publish opinion pieces more than 10 days after their original publication, but in this case we are making an exception because this is on a very sensitive issue that demands attention. | By Johnny Vedmore — Aug 29, 2022 | The World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders program, Klaus Schwab's supposed brainchild, is actually an almost exact replica of Henry Kissinger's International Seminar that was originally run out of Harvard and was funded by the CIA. In this article, Johnny Vedmore investigates the people behind Kissinger's International Seminar, t…

Infobrics (2022-09-26). West may be trying to make color revolution in Tehran. infobrics.org This situation worsens global tensions at this time of international security crisis.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Italy: Fascism Returns to Europe's Centerstage. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The troika leading the far-right coalition that won Italy's election: Giorgia Meloni (R), Silvio Berlusconi (C) and Matteo Salvini (L) The stunning victory of a far-right coalition in Italy's parliamentary election on Sunday is largely seen from the distinct prospect of Giorgia Meloni becoming the country's next prime minister, whose hardline views on immigration…

News You Can Use (2022-09-26). Concord Police and Theocratic Nationalists Endorse Same Council Candidate. indybay.org Robert Ring is endorsed by the Concord Police Department for the District 1 council seat. Robert Ring also has the support of the American Council, a Christian Nationalist PAC which is supporting like-minded candidates in city council and school board races.

____ (2022-09-26). Chinese FM attends general debate of 77th session of UNGA, delivers speech. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday called on the international community to make every effort for peace and development, and shoulder the responsibility for solidarity and progress.

TeleSUR, ysm, JCM (2022-09-26). Naufraga embarcación con peregrinos hindúes en Bangladés. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento se contabilizan 24 fallecidos, la mitad de los cuales son mujeres y niños.

Staff (2022-09-26). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 573 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica informa que a partir de las 08: 00 horas se estima comience la afectación con un máximo de 300 MW en el horario diurno, mientras que para la hora pico se prevé una disponibilidad de 2 347 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 850 MW, para un déficit de 503 MW, por lo que se pronostica una afectación de 573 MW.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Ten Theses on Marxism and Decolonization. libya360.wordpress.com Tricontinental Violet Parra (Chile). Untitled (unfinished), 1966. Embroidery / natural burlap. 136 x 200 cm. The works of art in this dossier belong to Casa de las Américas' Haydee Santamaría Art of Our America (Nuestra América) collection. Since its founding, Casa de las Américas has established close ties with a significant number of internationally renowned…

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Despite Rains, 54.82 Percent Voted in Cuban Referendum. telesurenglish.net National Electoral Council vice-president Tomás Amarán told the press that this figure, closing at 2 p.m. local time, represents 54.82 percent of the total number of registered voters on the updated voter list. | RELATED: | María Esther Bacallao Martínez encouraged the population to continue going to the polling stations which will remain open until 18: 00 hours because every vote counts. | Bacallao reaffirmed that the electoral r…

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Cuba Begins Referendum for Approval of New Family Code. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, 8.5 million Cubans are called to attend 24,000 polling stations to cast their vote in a referendum on the new Family Code. | RELATED: | This law regulates matters such as same-sex marriage, adoption by same-sex couples and the so-called "solidarity gestation." The referendum will be held from 07: 00 to 18: 00 local time. | Its final result will be published five days later and will be binding. The National Electoral Com…

_____ (2022-09-25). As Public Hospitals Crumble, French Health Workers Demand Action. popularresistance.org On September 22, Thursday, health workers and those working in associated sectors in France organized mobilizations and protests as part of a national day of action in different cities across the country. The protesters demanded increased salaries, more staff, improved and safe working conditions, job security, and sufficient funds and other resources for hospitals. The call for the mobilization was given by several groups in health sector, including the Association des MeÃÅdecins Urgentistes de France (AMUF), CGT SanteÃÅ Action Sociale, the CFE CGC SanteÃÅ-Social, Printemps…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-25). US Warns of 'Catastrophic Consequences' If Russia Uses Nukes. news.antiwar.com National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Sunday "If Russia crosses this line, there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia. The United States will respond decisively," Sullivan said on NBC's Meet the Press. | Sullivan didn't detail exactly what the US response would be, although his wording suggests that the US could carry out a nuclear strike on Russia, which could lead to…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-25). Kiev's NATO-Backed Terrorist Attack in Kherson Was a Strike Against Democracy & Journalism. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko No number of missiles will succeed in stopping the exercise of the locals' democratic rights as enshrined in the UN Charter nor in deterring world-class Russian journalists from reporting on this historic event. Kiev bombarded a hotel in the former Ukrainian city of Kherson with missiles on Sunday morning in what local authorities described as…

_____ (2022-09-25). In Mind-Blowingly Hypocritical UN Speech, Biden Tries To Rewrite History. popularresistance.org US President Joe Biden spoke at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21. He used the platform to try to portray the United States, the world's leading violator of international law, as its protector. | Biden called "to hold Russia accountable for the atrocities and war crimes" it allegedly committed in Ukraine. | But Biden declared from the UN podium: "If nations can pursue their imperial ambitions without consequences, then we put at risk everything this very institution stands for, everything." | In the following analysis, journalist Ben Norton fact-checked the deeply misleading claims Biden made in…

Editor (2022-09-25). Patrick Lawrence: In the Terrain of Word War III. scheerpost.com By Patrick Lawrence / Original to ScheerPost The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) advanced decisively into Russian-held territory in northeastern Ukraine two weeks ago, exposing the weakness, incompetence, and cowardice of Russian soldiers and officers. The tide of this war has turned. The Russian army is on the way to defeat, and President Vladimir Putin …

Anonymous103 (2022-09-25). Lavrov's 2022 UNGA Debate Speech. southfront.org Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remarks at the General Debate of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, September 24, 2022: | Madame President, | Colleagues, | Ladies and gentlemen, | We are meeting at a both challenging and dramatic moment. Crisis situations are growing, and the international security situation is deteriorating rapidly. | Instead of engaging in honest dialogue and searching for compromises, we must deal with misinformation, as we…

Editor (2022-09-25). What Do Americans Care About? Not a Cold War With Russia and China. scheerpost.com

____ (2022-09-25). Xi congratulates China News Service on 70th anniversary. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the China News Service on its 70th founding anniversary, stressing the importance of innovating the discourse system and improving the capacity for international communication.

Editor (2022-09-25). Without Culture, Freedom Is Impossible. scheerpost.com The city of Trinidad, Cuba is a UNESCO World Heritage site with five hundred years of culture and history. Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0 By Vijay Prashad / In 2002, Cuba's President Fidel Castro Ruz visited the country's National Ballet School to inau…

_____ (2022-09-25). The Israel Files: Wikileaks Docs Show Top Hollywood Producers Working with Israel To Defend Its War Crimes. popularresistance.org As Israel was launching a deadly assault on Gaza, killing thousands of civilians and displacing more than 100,000 people, many of America's top TV, music and film producers were organizing to protect the apartheid state's reputation from widespread international condemnation. | Together, the Sony Archive — a cache of emails published by Wikileaks — prove that influential entertainment magnates attempted to whitewash Israeli crimes and present the situation as defending itself from an impending "genocide", liaised with Israeli military and government officials in order to coordinate their message, atte…

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Tàºrkiye Accuses Greece of Transferring Weapons to Islands. telesurenglish.net According to Turkish security sources, these actions constitute a violation of international law. They also stressed Turkey's efforts to resolve problems through dialogue and under international law. | Greece and Turkey, countries that are members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), have on several occasions been on the brink of an armed confrontation due to their territorial disputes. Sept. 25, 2022.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-25). What is Really Behind Iran's Unrest? libya360.wordpress.com The Western media is depicting unrest in Iran as "the people" demanding social justice and women's rights. In reality, it is part of a years-long effort by Washington to foment upheaval and regime change in Iran. Policy papers from 2009 detailed step-by-step how the US could overthrow the Iranian government and install an obedient client…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-25). Syrian Foreign Minister Says Israel Will Pay For Its Recent Attacks On Damascus & Aleppo. southfront.org Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad during the interview on RT. | Israel will be made to pay for its recent attacks on Syria, the country's Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad threatened during an interview with RT that was aired on September 24. | Mekdad said that Syria will not forget those who were killed in Israel's recent attacks or the destruction these attacks inflicted on the international airports of Damascus and Aleppo. The minister went on to vow that Syria will respond to the attacks, without el…

____ (2022-09-25). CPPCC National Committee vice chairman to attend Abe's funeral. ecns.cn Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, will attend former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's state funeral on behalf of the Chinese government, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday."ÄÄ…

Editor (2022-09-25). Is Communism Really Causing the Influx of Migrants to the Southern Border? scheerpost.com Nick Cruse of Revolutionary Blackout Network debates Robby Soave on the real cause of why citizens of Latin American countries are trying to cross the border.

____ (2022-09-25). Boat with Chinese nationals on board sinks off Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk: embassy. ecns.cn A boat with Chinese nationals on board, sank off the Preah Sihanouk province in southwestern Cambodia on Thursday evening, the Chinese embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

SP Editor (2022-09-25). Anti-Poverty Measures Work—The Proof Is in the Census. scheerpost.com [ By The There are three lessons here — about government programs, about how we measure…

____ (2022-09-25). Boat sinks off Cambodia's sea, over 20 Chinese missing. ecns.cn A boat carrying Chinese nationals sunk off southwestern Cambodia's sea on Thursday evening, the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

Victoria Torres (2022-09-25). Defense Ministers of Venezuela and Colombia Meet at the Border. orinocotribune.com The defense ministers of Venezuela and Colombia met at the Colombia-Venezuela border on Saturday, September 24, prior to the reopening of the binational border scheduled for Monday. | Venezuelan Minister for Defense Vladimir Padrino López announced this in a video published on social media platforms from San Antonio del Táchira, near the border with Colombia. "Good morning Venezuela! From the Simón Bolívar International Bridge we tell our people: good news is coming for the Great Homeland!" he wrote in a Twitter post. He also announced his meeting with Colombian Defense Minister Iván Velásquez. | °Buenos día…

Editor (2022-09-25). Peter Richardson: Review of Behind the Shield: The Power and Politics of the NFL. scheerpost.com The Pregame Ceremony of the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals 2019. PontiacAurora, CC BY-SA 4.0 By Peter Richardson / Original to ScheerPost | For two decades, Dave Zirin has worked at the intersection of sports and politics. His output includes articles at The Nation, a radio program and podcast, and a short shelf of books culled largely from his articles. As provocative as he is productive…

Xin Ni, Zhe Li, Xinping Li, Xiao Zhang, Guoliang Bai, Yingying Liu, Rongshou Zheng, Yawei Zhang, Xin Xu, Yuanhu Liu, Chenguang Jia, Huanmin Wang, Xiaoli Ma, Huyong Zheng, Yan Su, Ming Ge, Qi Zeng, Shengcai Wang, Junyang Zhao, Yueping Zeng, Guoshuang Feng, Yue Xi, Zhuo Deng, Yongli Guo, Zhuoyu Yang, Jinzhe Zhang (2022-09-24). [Articles] Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and access to health services among children and adolescents in China: a cross-sectional study. thelancet.com Our study showed that the burden of cancer in children and adolescents in China is much higher than previously nationally reported from 2000 to 2015. The distribution of the accessibility of health services, as a social determinant of health, might have a notable role in the socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence among Chinese children and adolescents. With regards to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, policy approaches should prioritise increasing the accessibility of health services for early diagnosis to improve outcomes and subsequently reduce disease burdens, as well as narrowing the socioe…

JANET (2022-09-24). Dramatic U-turn/U.S. recognizes Alex Saab as Special Envoy of Venezuela. iacenter.org By William Camacaro September 22, 2022 This article was first published by Orinoco Tribune. William Camacaro is a Venezuelan-American, National Co-Coordinator in the Alliance for Global Justice and was a co-founder of the Bolivarian Circle of New York "Alberto Lovera" and Senior Analyst for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA). After more than two years questioning Venezuelan Alex Saab's diplomatic status, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has now conceded that he is a special envoy. The dramatic U-turn was made in a filing before Judge Robert Scola on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in a hearing that was held regardi…

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2022-09-25: News Headlines

____ (2022-09-25). Xi congratulates China News Service on 70th anniversary. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the China News Service (CNS) on its 70th founding anniversary, stressing the importance of innovating the discourse system and improving the capacity for international communication.

____ (2022-09-25). Chinese, Sri Lankan FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Ali Sabry on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

____ (2022-09-25). CPPCC National Committee vice chairman to attend Abe's funeral. ecns.cn Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, will attend former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's state funeral on behalf of the Chinese government, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday."ÄÄ…

News You Can Use (2022-09-25). Concord Police and Theocratic Nationalists Endorse Same Council Candidate. indybay.org Robert Ring is endorsed by the Concord Police Department for the District 1 council seat. Robert Ring also has the support of the American Council, a Christian Nationalist PAC which is supporting like-minded candidates in city council and school board races.

____ (2022-09-25). Boat sinks off Cambodia's sea, over 20 Chinese missing. ecns.cn A boat carrying Chinese nationals sunk off southwestern Cambodia's sea on Thursday evening, the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

____ (2022-09-25). Boat with Chinese nationals on board sinks off Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk: embassy. ecns.cn A boat with Chinese nationals on board, sank off the Preah Sihanouk province in southwestern Cambodia on Thursday evening, the Chinese embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

A Guest Author (2022-09-24). Hail Indigenous Peoples Day — Support Workers World. workers.org Boston's proclamation last year that the second Monday of October every year would be Indigenous Peoples Day, "in lieu of" Columbus Day, was a victory for Native peoples, since the creation of U.S. settler colonialism, the theft and devastation of their lands and cultures, denial of all rights, the torture . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-24). Kiev's Bloody Attempts to Disrupt the Referenda. libya360.wordpress.com Great Freedom Speech for the Donbass from the South African International Referendum Observer Team. A team of journalists and observers in the Donbass during this historical moment in time! Western countries condemn the referendums in the Donbass republics and two Russian-controlled regions in Ukraine, calling them undemocratic after years of their own selective policies towards…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-24). Russian Federation on Ukraine | Press Conference | United Nations 24 Sept 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation briefed reporters on the statement made at the General Assembly, the situation in Ukraine and other topics. Talking to reporters in New York, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today (24 Sep) said there is an open document outlining Russia's "doctrine for nuclear security," and invited…

____ (2022-09-24). Iran FM holds meeting with Sri Lankan, Dutch FMs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — Iran foreign minister held separate meetings with his counterparts from Sri Lanka and the Netherlands to discuss bilateral ties as well as the latest situation on nuclear negotiations.

Staff (2022-09-24). AEOI chief to visit Vienna to attend IAEA General Conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) will pay a visit to the Austrian capital on Sunday to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference.

TeleSUR (2022-09-24). St. Vincent and the Grenadines Calls for New Global Leadership at the United Nations. telesurenglish.net The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, assured that geopolitical conflicts can be resolved with quality global leadership, and reproached the international community for its indifference in the face of escalating aggressions. | RELATED: | During his speech at the 77th UN General Assembly, Gonsalves urged the United Nations to intervene drastically to end the wars being waged in Ukraine, Yemen a…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-24). Lavrov: "The Future of the World Order is Being Decided Today" libya360.wordpress.com

____ (2022-09-24). China launches smart EMU technology platform in Germany. ecns.cn CRRC Corporation launched a smart electric multiple unit (EMU) technology platform at the InnoTrans Berlin 2022, an international leading trade fair for transport technology in Germany, on Thursday.

Xin Ni, Zhe Li, Xinping Li, Xiao Zhang, Guoliang Bai, Yingying Liu, Rongshou Zheng, Yawei Zhang, Xin Xu, Yuanhu Liu, Chenguang Jia, Huanmin Wang, Xiaoli Ma, Huyong Zheng, Yan Su, Ming Ge, Qi Zeng, Shengcai Wang, Junyang Zhao, Yueping Zeng, Guoshuang Feng, Yue Xi, Zhuo Deng, Yongli Guo, Zhuoyu Yang, Jinzhe Zhang (2022-09-24). [Articles] Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and access to health services among children and adolescents in China: a cross-sectional study. thelancet.com Our study showed that the burden of cancer in children and adolescents in China is much higher than previously nationally reported from 2000 to 2015. The distribution of the accessibility of health services, as a social determinant of health, might have a notable role in the socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence among Chinese children and adolescents. With regards to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, policy approaches should prioritise increasing the accessibility of health services for early diagnosis to improve outcomes and subsequently reduce disease burdens, as well as narrowing the socioe…

Editor (2022-09-24). The Israel Files: WikiLeaks Docs Show Top Hollywood Producers Working With Israel To Defend Its War Crimes. scheerpost.com

JANET (2022-09-24). Dramatic U-turn/U.S. recognizes Alex Saab as Special Envoy of Venezuela. iacenter.org By William Camacaro September 22, 2022 This article was first published by Orinoco Tribune. William Camacaro is a Venezuelan-American, National Co-Coordinator in the Alliance for Global Justice and was a co-founder of the Bolivarian Circle of New York "Alberto Lovera" and Senior Analyst for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA). After more than two years questioning Venezuelan Alex Saab's diplomatic status, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has now conceded that he is a special envoy. The dramatic U-turn was made in a filing before Judge Robert Scola on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in a hearing that was held regardi…

Maury Johnson (2022-09-24). Joe Manchin Is My Senator, But We Need Your Help to Defeat His Dirty Deal. commondreams.org Tell your members of Congress to protect the National Environmental Policy Act and put a stop to this fossil fuel industry giveaway.

____ (2022-09-24). Iran, EAEU trade value hits $5bn: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — The Advisor to the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) for Trade Agreements and International Affairs put the current value of trade between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) at $5 billion.

Talha Burki (2022-09-24). [World Report] Uncertainty over the future of Sri Lankan health care. thelancet.com An economic crisis is hampering the provision of care for many Sri Lankans. Talha Burki reports.

JANET (2022-09-24). Pakistan: Climate catastrophe caused by Global North. iacenter.org By Tania Siddiqi September 12, 2022 Following months of intense humidity and a catastrophic heat wave — temperatures reaching upwards of 124 F — Pakistan is once again bearing the brunt of the Global North-induced climate crisis. Members of Women's Democratic Front and Progressive Students Federation set up a solidarity, donation relief camp. Credit: Awami Workers Party- Islamabad According to the United Nations Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the government of Pakistan, due to monsoon rains and melting glaciers, one-third of the country is under water; 33 million people are displac…

JANET (2022-09-24). Haiti explodes with cries of 'down with misery'. iacenter.org By G. Dunkel September 19, 2022 Since August 22, the date when the Haitian Revolution began in 1791, hundreds of thousands of Haitians have taken to the streets in every city and many towns to repeatedly say "down with misery." Marche in Hinche (Ench in Creyol), Haiti. Banner in Creyol gives the date and place of the march, organizations involved, and says, roughly, "We say no to: hunger, speculation in gas, lawlessness, kidnapping. They are staying in the streets even in the face of warnings about inundations from Hurricane Fiona, which is currently devastating Puerto Rico. The mass anger has been reflected in t…

Martha Grevatt (2022-09-24). Railroad contracts: Biden, Walsh thwart use of strike weapon. workers.org As the deadline for a national railroad strike loomed, President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh hammered out a tentative agreement between the rail freight bosses and those railroad unions which had not already agreed to a contract. For now, this maneuvering has averted a strike that . . . |

Editor (2022-09-24). Military Whistleblower Challenges Pentagon's Warrantless Purchase of Internet Data. scheerpost.com Satellite image of the By Kevin Gosztola / A United States military whistleblower filed a series of complaints alleging the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is engaged in the warrantless purchase and use of Americans' internet browsing data, which it obtained from a broker. | "Acc…

JANET (2022-09-24). Saladin Muhammad: a life dedicated to organizing Southern Black workers. iacenter.org By Dante Strobino September 22, 2022 Saladin Muhammad, a revolutionary Black union organizer and propagandist, died on Sept. 19 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, at age 76 after a long illness. The writer is the International Representative of the United Electrical Workers (UE) 1 who worked with Muhammad for many years. Saladin Muhammad and Dante Strobino at the Fruit of Labor World Cultural Center on April 6, 2013, following annual Black Workers for Justice Dr. Martin Luther King Support for Labor banquet in Raleigh, North Carolina. Saladin Muhammad's contributions to the global struggle for Black liberation and…

Misión Verdad (2022-09-24). Everything Ready for Venezuela-Colombian Border Reopening. orinocotribune.com Since President Gustavo Petro won the election in Colombia, the possibility opened for Colombia and Venezuela to resume binational relations, suspended since the presidential term of Iván Duque. | Among the main issues on Petro's agenda to restore diplomatic relations was the return of the Monómeros petrochemical company to Venezuela. The fertilizer production company was hijacked by the Guaidó clan under Duque's protection. Another of Petro's promises was the reopening of the border, which during Duque's time had become the gateway for imperialist attacks against Venezuela. | These points were sensitive for both…

Editor (2022-09-24). DOJ Admits It Has No Idea How Many People Die in Law Enforcement Custody. scheerpost.com

SP Editor (2022-09-24). The Hidden Downside for Democracy in the Patagonia Sale. scheerpost.com [ By Mitchell Beer | In making planet Earth Patagonia's "only shareholder," founder Yvon Chouinard has exchanged considerable personal fortune for substantial political power—an outcome that is goo…

Misión Verdad (2022-09-24). Everything Ready for Venezuela-Colombia Border Reopening. orinocotribune.com Since President Gustavo Petro won the election in Colombia, the possibility opened for Colombia and Venezuela to resume binational relations, suspended since the presidential term of Iván Duque. | Among the main issues on Petro's agenda to restore diplomatic relations was the return of the Monómeros petrochemical company to Venezuela. The fertilizer production company was hijacked by the Guaidó clan under Duque's protection. Another of Petro's promises was the reopening of the border, which during Duque's time had become the gateway for imperialist attacks against Venezuela. | These points were sensitive for both…

TeleSUR (2022-09-24). Venezuelan and Colombian Defense Ministers Meet at the Border. telesurenglish.net The ministers of Defense of Venezuela, Vladimir Padrino, and Colombia, Iván Velázquez, respectively, are meeting in Tachira prior to the opening of the border between both nations, in an event scheduled for Monday, September 26. | RELATED: | On his Twitter account, Padrino reported that he was at the Simón Bolívar International Bridge, in the border area, where a large border flow was registered. | The minister made a t…

Quintina Dawson (2022-09-24). [Perspectives] Peter Waiswa: building better health systems in Africa and beyond. thelancet.com Growing up in Iganga, a rural town in Uganda, Peter Waiswa was influenced by his late father, who instilled a love for education in him, and by the newborn deaths he saw in his large family. Waiswa now leads the Makerere University Centre of Excellence for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Kampala, Uganda, and the INDEPTH Network's Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Working Group. His work involves paving the way locally, nationally, and globally to develop health systems and health policy in maternal, newborn, and child health, development, and health services.

A Guest Author (2022-09-24). Pennsylvania DOC reclassifies Latinx incarcerated workers as 'white'. workers.org By Bryant Arroyo and Betsey Piette In late August, environmental justice advocate and Puerto Rican political prisoner Bryant Arroyo was notified that the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Pennsylvania Justice Network, arbitrarily and without prior notice, changed his Hispanic/Latino race classification to "white." The misnamed "Justice" Network is . . . |

Staff (2022-09-24). Iran officials present anywhere securing national interests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — Iranian government and the foreign policy apparatus are actively present anywhere that meets the interests of the Iranian nation, the Iranian Foreign Minister says.

Staff (2022-09-24). 36 killed due to lightning, heavy rain in India's Bihar. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — Lightning and heavy rains have caused a total of 36 deaths in India's eastern state of Bihar in the past 24 hours.

JANET (2022-09-24). 'Monarchy is a survival of the tyranny'. iacenter.org September 13, 2022 Irish Freedom Fighter, Marxist and labor leader James Connolly wrote these words in 1910. Connolly, who along with James Larkin, was a leader of the Irish Transport and General Union during the 1913 Dublin Lockout. The British government executed Connolly by firing squad in 1916 for his leadership role in that year's heroic Easter Rising. James Connolly What is monarchy? From whence does it derive its sanction? What has been its gift to humanity? Monarchy is a survival of the tyranny imposed by the hand of greed and treachery upon the human race in the darkest and most ignorant days of our hist…

Staff (2022-09-24). Nano Technology Festival, Exhibition to be held in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — The 13th International Nanotechnology Festival, Iran's largest nanotech exhibition, will be held in early October, showcasing the latest achievements in various nano-technological fields.

WSWS (2022-09-24). Berlin transport workers support struggle of US rail workers. wsws.org This letter was sent by the Berlin Transport Workers Action Committee to the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee in the United States which is organising workers in opposition to the White House-brokered sellout contract announced last week to block a national strike.

Editor (2022-09-24). 'Operación Estrella Solitaria': una estratagema de los supremacistas blancos. workers.org El gobernador protofascista de Texas, Greg Abbott, está recibiendo mucha publicidad estos días por enviar en autobús a los migrantes que solicitan asilo y que han entrado en Estados Unidos desde la frontera mexicana, hacia el norte, a Washington, D.C., y a la ciudad de Nueva York. Ahora se le . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). To Be or Not to Be: One With Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Deborah L. Armstrong "REFERENDUM" sign taped to car windshield. Photo: Eva K. Bartlett The right to hold free elections is one of the fundamentals of a democratic society, but it's a freedom which has been outlawed in Nazi-controlled Ukraine where eleven opposition parties have been banned. In August, the Kiev regime warned that anyone who promotes or…

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Staff (2022-09-24). AEOI chief to visit Vienna to attend IAEA General Conference. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — The Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) will pay a visit to the Austrian capital on Sunday to attend the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference.

____ (2022-09-24). Xi congratulates China News Service on 70th anniversary. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the China News Service (CNS) on its 70th founding anniversary, stressing the importance of innovating the discourse system and improving the capacity for international communication.

Xin Ni, Zhe Li, Xinping Li, Xiao Zhang, Guoliang Bai, Yingying Liu, Rongshou Zheng, Yawei Zhang, Xin Xu, Yuanhu Liu, Chenguang Jia, Huanmin Wang, Xiaoli Ma, Huyong Zheng, Yan Su, Ming Ge, Qi Zeng, Shengcai Wang, Junyang Zhao, Yueping Zeng, Guoshuang Feng, Yue Xi, Zhuo Deng, Yongli Guo, Zhuoyu Yang, Jinzhe Zhang (2022-09-24). [Articles] Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence and access to health services among children and adolescents in China: a cross-sectional study. thelancet.com Our study showed that the burden of cancer in children and adolescents in China is much higher than previously nationally reported from 2000 to 2015. The distribution of the accessibility of health services, as a social determinant of health, might have a notable role in the socioeconomic inequalities in cancer incidence among Chinese children and adolescents. With regards to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, policy approaches should prioritise increasing the accessibility of health services for early diagnosis to improve outcomes and subsequently reduce disease burdens, as well as narrowing the socioe…

____ (2022-09-24). China launches smart EMU technology platform in Germany. ecns.cn CRRC Corporation launched a smart electric multiple unit (EMU) technology platform at the InnoTrans Berlin 2022, an international leading trade fair for transport technology in Germany, on Thursday.

____ (2022-09-24). Iran, EAEU trade value hits $5bn: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — The Advisor to the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) for Trade Agreements and International Affairs put the current value of trade between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) at $5 billion.

Talha Burki (2022-09-24). [World Report] Uncertainty over the future of Sri Lankan health care. thelancet.com An economic crisis is hampering the provision of care for many Sri Lankans. Talha Burki reports.

Martha Grevatt (2022-09-24). Railroad contracts: Biden, Walsh thwart use of strike weapon. workers.org As the deadline for a national railroad strike loomed, President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh hammered out a tentative agreement between the rail freight bosses and those railroad unions which had not already agreed to a contract. For now, this maneuvering has averted a strike that . . . |

Misión Verdad (2022-09-24). Everything Ready for Venezuela-Colombian Border Reopening. orinocotribune.com Since President Gustavo Petro won the election in Colombia, the possibility opened for Colombia and Venezuela to resume binational relations, suspended since the presidential term of Iván Duque. | Among the main issues on Petro's agenda to restore diplomatic relations was the return of the Monómeros petrochemical company to Venezuela. The fertilizer production company was hijacked by the Guaidó clan under Duque's protection. Another of Petro's promises was the reopening of the border, which during Duque's time had become the gateway for imperialist attacks against Venezuela. | These points were sensitive for both…

Quintina Dawson (2022-09-24). [Perspectives] Peter Waiswa: building better health systems in Africa and beyond. thelancet.com Growing up in Iganga, a rural town in Uganda, Peter Waiswa was influenced by his late father, who instilled a love for education in him, and by the newborn deaths he saw in his large family. Waiswa now leads the Makerere University Centre of Excellence for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Kampala, Uganda, and the INDEPTH Network's Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Working Group. His work involves paving the way locally, nationally, and globally to develop health systems and health policy in maternal, newborn, and child health, development, and health services.

____ (2022-09-24). Boat with Chinese nationals on board sinks off Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk: embassy. ecns.cn A boat with Chinese nationals on board, sank off the Preah Sihanouk province in southwestern Cambodia on Thursday evening, the Chinese embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

____ (2022-09-24). CPPCC National Committee vice chairman to attend Abe's funeral. ecns.cn Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, will attend former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's state funeral on behalf of the Chinese government, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Friday."ÄÄ…

A Guest Author (2022-09-24). Hail Indigenous Peoples Day — Support Workers World. workers.org Boston's proclamation last year that the second Monday of October every year would be Indigenous Peoples Day, "in lieu of" Columbus Day, was a victory for Native peoples, since the creation of U.S. settler colonialism, the theft and devastation of their lands and cultures, denial of all rights, the torture . . . |

Staff (2022-09-24). Iran officials present anywhere securing national interests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — Iranian government and the foreign policy apparatus are actively present anywhere that meets the interests of the Iranian nation, the Iranian Foreign Minister says.

____ (2022-09-24). Boat sinks off Cambodia's sea, over 20 Chinese missing. ecns.cn A boat carrying Chinese nationals sunk off southwestern Cambodia's sea on Thursday evening, the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

WSWS (2022-09-24). Berlin transport workers support struggle of US rail workers. wsws.org This letter was sent by the Berlin Transport Workers Action Committee to the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee in the United States which is organising workers in opposition to the White House-brokered sellout contract announced last week to block a national strike.

A Guest Author (2022-09-24). Pennsylvania DOC reclassifies Latinx incarcerated workers as 'white'. workers.org By Bryant Arroyo and Betsey Piette In late August, environmental justice advocate and Puerto Rican political prisoner Bryant Arroyo was notified that the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Pennsylvania Justice Network, arbitrarily and without prior notice, changed his Hispanic/Latino race classification to "white." The misnamed "Justice" Network is . . . |

News You Can Use (2022-09-24). Concord Police and Theocratic Nationalists Endorse Same Council Candidate. indybay.org Robert Ring is endorsed by the Concord Police Department for the District 1 council seat. Robert Ring also has the support of the American Council, a Christian Nationalist PAC which is supporting like-minded candidates in city council and school board races.

Editor (2022-09-24). 'Operación Estrella Solitaria': una estratagema de los supremacistas blancos. workers.org El gobernador protofascista de Texas, Greg Abbott, está recibiendo mucha publicidad estos días por enviar en autobús a los migrantes que solicitan asilo y que han entrado en Estados Unidos desde la frontera mexicana, hacia el norte, a Washington, D.C., y a la ciudad de Nueva York. Ahora se le . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). To Be or Not to Be: One With Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Deborah L. Armstrong "REFERENDUM" sign taped to car windshield. Photo: Eva K. Bartlett The right to hold free elections is one of the fundamentals of a democratic society, but it's a freedom which has been outlawed in Nazi-controlled Ukraine where eleven opposition parties have been banned. In August, the Kiev regime warned that anyone who promotes or…

Contributing Writers (2022-09-23). Fair and Transparent Elections in DPR, LPR, Kherson, Zaporozhye Regions/ Commentary by Fiorella Isabel. marktaliano.net Reality Theories, Eva K Bartlett, [2022-09-23 6: 39 AM] [Forwarded from Fiorella Isabel News & International Politics (Fiorella)] [ Video ] I specialize in elections. From what I'm seeing in this referendum, with IDs, paper ballots, & a clear chain of custody, the DPR, LPR, Kherson, Zaporozhye regions have far more fair & transparent elections than …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). Russia Mobilizes, Referendums Underway: What Will Change and Why? libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 23, 2022 — Russia to mobilize 300,000 in addition to 150,000 already involved in operations in Ukraine; — Russian Ministry of Defense announces nearly 6,000 Russian dead, 61,000 Ukrainian dead plus another 49,000 Ukrainians injured; — Russian MoD claims Ukraine has mobilized 300,000 itself, losing 100,000…

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). Cuba: Family Code a Matter of Rights and Responsibility. telesurenglish.net Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met with leaders, families and promoters of the referendum approval of the new Family Code. The meeting was broadcast on national television. | RELATED: | "Truly sensitive and moving life stories that speak of the importance of the Family Code for everyone," said the President through his official Twitter account about the meeting he held with various sectors of society, including representatives o…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). Western Media Continues to Ignore Ukraine is Using NATO Weapons to Kill Civilians in the Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com Eva Bartlett On Monday, Ukraine slaughtered 16 civilians, including two children, with 155mm NATO shells, according to the head of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin. The projectiles hit two adjacent neighborhoods, decimating residential and commercial areas — including a market that had previously suffered fatal attacks. Scenes of death are nothing new for residents and reporters here in Donetsk,…

Eva Bartlett (2022-09-23). Ukrainian Army War Crimes Include Shelling of Ambulences, Firetrucks, and Rescue Workers in the Donbass Republics—Similar to Israelis and U.S. Backed Terrorists in Syria. covertactionmagazine.com Local residents describe the perpetrators of these crimes—who have received lavish U.S. funding—as "shameless," "scumbags" and "terrorists." Heroic rescue workers in Donbas should be accorded rights under international law to help people without being targeted In the more than eight years of bombing the civilians of the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, Ukraine has committed …

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). Iran to Join Naval Drills in Indian Ocean With Russia and China. telesurenglish.net The chief of staff in Tehran says naval maneuvers will take place in the Indian Ocean. This would be the fourth joint exercise by the three navies since 2019, and the first since the escalation of hostilities in Ukraine. | Iran to hold joint naval drills with Russia, China in the Indian Ocean.

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). Open to Talks With Ukraine, Russia Sees No Prospect Near Future. telesurenglish.net On Friday, spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Ukraine left the negotiating table months ago, noting that dialogue is necessary to "achieve our goals. But, as we have already said, we do not see any prerequisites for the negotiation process." | RELATED: | As Russian President Vladimir Putin has said, Ukraine left the negotiating table several months ago, said the Kremlin spokesman, who also brought up statements by Ukrainian…

Editor (2022-09-23). Brainwashed for War With Russia. scheerpost.com Photo by By Ray McGovern / Thanks to Establishment media, the sorcerer apprentices advising President Joe Biden — I refer to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, national security adviser Jacob Sullivan, and China specialist Kurt Campbell [mdas…

Infobrics (2022-09-23). 100 Years of Russian Gas for India. infobrics.org As countries around the world compete for LNG shipments, the setting is favourable for India to work on a gas pipeline project from Russia…

____ (2022-09-23). HK deepens marine knowledge with nation's support. ecns.cn The 5,000-metric-ton scientific research vessel Haiyang Dizhi 6 leaves Dongguan, Guangdong province, for a voyage to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.Cheng, a research assistant professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, or HKUST, was one of four Hong Kong scientists on the expedition, which was led by colleagues from the Chinese mainland.

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-23). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

WSWS (2022-09-23). China experiences surge in COVID-19 cases after relaxing travel and quarantine policies. wsws.org In recent weeks, China has experienced significant outbreaks of COVID-19 in several cities throughout the country after the National Health Commission announced in mid-July that the Zero-COVID strategy would become somewhat less stringent.

Editor (2022-09-23). Por qué 'aprender a vivir' con las muertes por COVID? — Editorial de Workers World/Mundo Obrero. workers.org Si escribes para el New York Times, espera que te asignen artículos condenando a China por causar a su pueblo enormes molestias e incomodidades para evitar las muertes masivas por el coronavirus. El New York Times comparte claramente el punto de vista de la clase capitalista de que la prioridad . . . |

Editor (2022-09-23). TODAY: Will the United Nations Finally Deliver Justice for Palestine? scheerpost.com Image by By Ramzy Baroud / In his anticipated speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is expected to, once more, make a passionate plea for the recognition of Palestine as a full member. | Abbas' 'landmark speech' would not be the first time that the President of the Palestinian Authority has lobbied for such a status. In September 2011, the PA's quest for full…

Lowkey (2022-09-23). How Western Intelligence Agents Trafficked Teens into ISIS' Hands, with Sally Letts. mintpressnews.com Lowkey speaks to the mother of Jack Letts, a British/Canadian man accused of joining ISIS. Recent developments show that Canadian intelligence services played a key role in ferrying many Western nationals into ISIS' ranks. Their motives remain unclear.

_____ (2022-09-23). Amidst The Biden Administration's Forever-Wars Policy, BAP Launches Month Of Action Against AFRICOM. popularresistance.org October 1, 2022 is the 14th anniversary of the launch of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). Yet, jihadist terrorist violence on the African continent has increased since the founding of AFRICOM and NATO's destruction of Libya resulting in civilian casualties and instability, which the West has used as pretext and justification for the continued need for AFRICOM. Since its founding, coups carried out by AFRICOM-trained soldiers have also increased. | That is why the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) is organizing an International Month of Action Against AFRICOM in October. This is an effort to raise the public's awar…

Editor (2022-09-23). Scott Ritter: Reaping the Whirlwind. scheerpost.com U.S. President Joe Biden, left, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Madrid summit on June 29. (NATO) | By Scott Ritter / War is never a solution; there are always alternatives that could have — and should have —been pursued by those entrusted with the fate of global society before the order was given to send the youth of a nation to go off to fight and die. Any national leader worth his or her salt should seek to exhaust every other possibility to resolve issues confronting their…

A guest author (2022-09-23). Dramatic U-turn/U.S. recognizes Alex Saab as Special Envoy of Venezuela. workers.org By William Camacaro This article was first published by Orinoco Tribune. William Camacaro is a Venezuelan-American, National Co-Coordinator in the Alliance for Global Justice and was a co-founder of the Bolivarian Circle of New York "Alberto Lovera" and Senior Analyst for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA). After more than . . . |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-23). Where Do the Largest Number of Traffickers and Victims of Human Trafficking Live? orinocotribune.com By Francisco Arias Fernández Sep 19, 2022 | The International Labor Organization estimates there are 24.9 million victims of trafficking globally, a criminal activity that generates around $1 billion annually in illicit profits. | Online Internet prostitute services; foreign and resident women victims of smuggling, forced and coerced to work in the sex industry; regular customers; pimps; online child traffickers; lifeguards, computer scientists and corrupt Disney amusement park waiters; and other collateral merchants were part of an alarming police finding in early 2022. | More than 100 people, several Dis…

Kzorinoco (2022-09-23). Criminal Responsible for US Navy Corruption Scandal Arrested in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com This Wednesday, September 21, the Venezuelan authorities arrested Leonard Glenn Francis at the Maiquetía International Airport. Glenn Francis, also known as "Fat Leonard," was responsible for orchestrating a notorious corruption plot within the United States Navy. | Glenn Francis already had an active Interpol Red Notice, requested by the US for corruption and bribery crimes. Red Notices request that international law enforcement agencies arrest a person pending extradition, surrender, or similar legal action and are used for fugitives attempting to escape prosecution. | The Interpol office in Caracas reported th…

WSWS (2022-09-23). "Through this brutality, Sri Lanka's government is imposing IMF burdens on the people": Support builds for SEP meeting against state repression. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (Sri Lanka) is holding a meeting this Sunday to outline a revolutionary socialist program to mobilize the working class and and oppressed masses against the wave of repression unleashed by the newly installed government of President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

WSWS (2022-09-23). Sri Lankan workers and youth support SEP public meeting opposing state repression. wsws.org "This repression is just a rehearsal because the government knows the working class will stand up against its austerity policies even more widely in the future"—Gampola hospital worker.

Joe Piette (2022-09-23). Philly Museum of Art workers strike. workers.org During a one-day strike Sept. 16, workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art picketed the renowned institution as a warning to senior management of what will happen if the bosses continue their unfair labor practices. With 180 members, the PMA Union (Local 397 of AFSCME District Council 47) has been . . . |

_____ (2022-09-23). Filipinos In The US Protest Far-Right President Marcos At His UN-Debut. popularresistance.org As Filipino government officials participate in events across New York City over the course of the UN General Assembly, US-based Filipino activists have been determined to raise awareness about dictatorship in the Philippines. | Actions have been organized in New York City by organizations such as Anakbayan, the youth wing of larger US-based progressive Filipino organization Bayan, Kabataan Alliance Northeast, an alliance of Filipino youth and student organizations, and the International League of People's Struggle (ILPS). | On September 19, over 70 activists attended a protest and rally at the Dag Hammarskjà&par…

Naveena Sadasivam (2022-09-23). Hurricane Fiona a threat to Puerto Rico's fragile recovery. peoplesworld.org Hurricane Fiona slammed into Puerto Rico Sunday afternoon, causing widespread destruction, leaving 1.4 million residents without power and 700,000 without running water. The National Weather Service has warned that the Category 1 storm will cause "life-threatening and catastrophic flooding." Indeed, the slow-moving hurricane had dropped more than 30 inches of rain on parts of Puerto Rico as …

Staff (2022-09-23). Decorations are awarded for the anniversary of the CDR, with the presence of Díaz-Canel. en.cubadebate.cu With the presence of Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) and president of the Republic, the National Directorate of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) celebrates in Havana the act of decorations in salute to the 62nd anniversary of the cederista organization. The ceremony, in the El Laguito Protocol Hall, recognizes the work of outstanding members and groups in the fulfillment of their tasks, with relevant revolutionary trajectory and loyalty to the Homeland.

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). Ecuador: President Removes Police Chiefs and Two Army Generals. telesurenglish.net "I have asked the police commanders to make their positions available, presenting their respective discharges. The National Government will value their permanence in the institution. In addition, I have ordered that generals Freddy Goyes and Giovanni Ponce be dismissed from the institution," Lasso posted on his Twitter account. | RELATED: | President Lasso reacts to the demands of human rights groups, associations of relatives of the disappe…

SP Editor (2022-09-23). Andres Auraz: Biden's Peace for Afghanistan Is a Humanitarian Disaster. scheerpost.com Andres Arauz. [CEPR] | : Calling it the "world's worst humanitarian crisis," former Ecuadorian Central Bank director Andres Arauz details a Biden Administration ec…

Editor (2022-09-23). Shireen Abu Akleh Was Deliberately Killed By an Israeli Sniper, Claims New Investigation Report. scheerpost.com

Kzorinoco (2022-09-23). Venezuelan Scientists Become First in History to Regenerate Dental Pulp Through Stem Cell Implantation. orinocotribune.com For the first time ever, a dead or "non-vital" tooth can "return to life" through the implantation of stem cells, a process carried out by Venezuelan scientists. | Dr. José Cardier, head of the Cellular Therapy Unit of the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), the only one in the South American country and one of the few in Latin America, talked to RT about this unique experience, during which he has both been treated as a patient and worked as a researcher. | Cardier, a professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) with more than publications in international…

Dante Strobino (2022-09-23). Saladin Muhammad: a life dedicated to organizing Southern Black workers ‚àí a WW commentary. workers.org Saladin Muhammad, a revolutionary Black union organizer and propagandist, died on Sept. 19 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, at age 77 after a long illness. The writer is the International Representative of the United Electrical Workers (UE) 150 and a founding member of the Durham branch of Workers World Party . . . |

_____ (2022-09-23). Without Culture, Freedom Is Impossible. popularresistance.org In 2002, Cuba's President Fidel Castro Ruz visited the country's National Ballet School to inaugurate the 18th Havana International Ballet Festival. Founded in 1948 by the prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso (1920—2019), the school struggled financially until the Cuban Revolution decided that ballet — like other art forms — must be available to everyone and so must be socially financed. At the school in 2002, Castro remembered that the first festival, held in 1960, 'asserted Cuba's cultural vocation, identity, and nationality, even under the most adverse circumstances, when major dangers and…

21st Century Wire (2022-09-23). US Senate's CIA Torture Report to Remain Secret for 'National Security'. globalresearch.ca

JANET (2022-09-23). Support & Pre-Order New Book 'Sanctions: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy'. iacenter.org Donate! Pre-Order your book now! Help an international campaign opposing US sanctions on more than 40 countries. A Crime Against Humanity. Help cover our printing costs. All donations of $25 or MORE will receive a copy of Sanctions: A Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy A 200 page book produced by the SanctionsKill Campaign, delivered in November, 2022.

Stephanie Hedgecoke (2022-09-23). Walk for Justice: Free Leonard Peltier. workers.org The American Indian Movement (AIM) Grand Governing Council held a rally Aug. 31 in Cedar Field Park, Minneapolis, to launch a 15-week march to demand President Joe Biden release Indigenous political prisoner, Native elder Leonard Peltier. The "Leonard Peltier's Walk to Justice" left Minneapolis for the 2 Ω-month march, which . . . |

Editor (2022-09-23). How a Clean Energy Future is Colliding With Mining's Dark Past. scheerpost.com

Staff (2022-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Chile for Denying Visas to National Volleyball Team. orinocotribune.com In a statement issued on Wednesday, September 21, the Venezuelan Ministry for Youth and Sports condemned Chile's decision to deny travel visas to a delegation of athletes of the men's national volleyball team. The decision prevented the Venezuelan team from participating in the qualifying round for the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games. | "We publicly condemn that they have not granted the Chilean visas to our National Men's Volleyball Team that would have participated in the South American [Volleyball Tournament]; we demand respect for our athletes and for the Olympic Charter," said the Minister of Youth and Spor…

WSWS (2022-09-23). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Gujarat tuberculous health workers strike; Tamil Nadu railway workers oppose mass sackings; Australia: Pacific National train drivers in Queensland hold more strikes; South32 miners' strike enters sixth week New Zealand aircraft engineers in ninth week of industrial action[…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-23). Iraqi Special Operation In Kirkuk Leaves Two ISIS Terrorists Dead (Video, Photos). southfront.org Iraqi Air Force F-16s during a training sortie on July 18, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski) | On September 21, the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) and intelligence killed two terrorists of ISIS during a joint special operation in the northern province of Kirkuk. | The terrorists were taking shelter inside a hideout in Hamrin Mountains that was first destroyed by F-16 fighter jets of the IQAF. | Following the pinpoint airstrikes, a joint special operation force from the Iraqi National Intelligenc…

A Guest Author (2022-09-23). Boston Marches for Indigenous Peoples Day. workers.org By K. James Protesters will march through the streets of Boston on Oct. 8 to demand that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (IPD) instead of Columbus Day. For decades, Indigenous peoples in the United States have been demanding an end to the public celebration of Christopher Columbus, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-23). In historic debate, UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman calls for abolition of union bureaucracy, power to the rank and file. wsws.org The debate largely took the form of efforts by the various representatives of the apparatus to defend themselves against Lehman, who combined a fight for rank-and-file power with a call for a socialist and internationalist perspective.

Staff (2022-09-23). Flutist Anabel Perdomo will honor Tosco in a concert at Bellas Artes. en.cubadebate.cu Next Saturday, September 24, a concert will take place in the Theater Hall of the National Museum of Fine Arts, starring the flutist Anabel Perdomo, in homage to José Luis Cortés (El Tosco), who died on April 18. The artist will interpret works belonging to the repertoire of the outstanding musician, who was her teacher at the Camerata de Flutes. The ears of the audience will be filled with songs such as "Alejandría", "Ave María" and "Un Bolero", the latter with the special accompaniment of flutist Lázaro Cortés, son of the honoree.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). From 'Special Military Operation' to Open War. libya360.wordpress.com Gilbert Doctorow Significance of the referendums in Donbas, Kherson and Zaporozhie The televised speech yesterday morning by Vladimir Putin and the follow-up remarks by his Minister of Defense Shoigu announcing the partial mobilization of Russia's army reserves to add a total of 300,000 men to the military campaign in Ukraine have been widely reported in…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Alejandro Kirk: Kiev 'Tries to Kill as Many People as Possible'. libya360.wordpress.com Kirill Kurevlev © Photo : Alejandro Kirk Kiev troops subjected the Donbass republics to almost daily shelling long before the start of the Russian special military operation at the end of February of this year. Civilians are frequently the victims of attacks carried out by Kiev's military and its national battalions, as the shelling often…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Statement by Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at the UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Madam President, Excellencies, Colleagues, As I understand, today's meeting was motivated by the desire of some delegations to discuss the topic of "impunity" in Ukraine. I think this is very timely. It is a term that fully reflects what has been happening in this country since 2014. National-radical forces, outright Russophobes and neo-Nazis then came…

A guest author (2022-09-22). Statement condemns OHCHR's 'Assessment of human rights concerns' in China's Uyghur Autonomous Region. workers.org As this map illustrates, U.S. imperialism menaces China with over 400 military bases. The following statement has been initiated by Friends of Socialist China. You can add your name as an individual signatory using the form at socialistchina.org. Once you do so, your name will appear on this page within . . . |

SP Editor (2022-09-22). The Pentagon Is Waging War on Planet Earth. scheerpost.com [ By On October 1st, the U.S. military will start spending the more than $800 billion Congress is going to provide it with in fiscal year 2023. And that whopping sum will just be the beginning. According to the

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Western Threats to the Peoples of Abya Yala in Times of Multipolarity. libya360.wordpress.com Jorge Capelán We are living in truly historic times in the world: the times of the collapse of the greatest empire humanity has ever known. The West (the United States, Europe and a few other allies) still possesses considerable power, but in practice the world in many respects is now multipolar. What challenges does this…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Swedish Krona Falls to Record Low Against US Dollar. telesurenglish.net The Swedish krona fell to a historic low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday. | For a brief, the krona traded at 0.090 dollars, its lowest ever, against the backdrop of staggering inflation and a string of domestic and international rate hikes, TT news agency reported. | RELATED: | The krona weakened despite Tuesday's decision by the Swedish central bank (Riksbank) to raise its main policy rate by 100 basis points t…

SP Editor (2022-09-22). The Main Driver Behind Pakistan's Floods Has a Familiarnewsauthor">. scheerpost.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Guatemala: Rallying for Plurinationality. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Communities and peoples on the move in Guatemala City. In recent years, this category has begun to be reflected upon as a response to the civilizing project of modernity that, through nation states, has continued to colonize and dispossess the territories of the original peoples. Therefore, the idea of plurinationality is necessarily linked…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). The Alignments of Latin America Reflected Through its Leaders in the UN. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges Colombian President Gustavo Petro The 77th high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) began on September 13 and so far 16 Latin America countries have spoken, and the differences in the tone and topics of the speeches reflects the complex political situation in the region. The ultra-right-wing Brazilian President Jair…

Shailly Gupta Barnes (2022-09-22). Census Data Proves Anti-Poverty Measures Work. otherwords.org The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that poverty dropped notably in 2021. Amid a pandemic and widespread economic pain, this is a significant accomplishment. There are three lessons here — about government programs, about how we measure poverty, and about how far we have left to go. First, these numbers show that government programs work. …

Editor (2022-09-22). Caitlin Johnstone: America's Perverse Poverty Draft. scheerpost.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). The US Response to the World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis: Seize and Privatize. libya360.wordpress.com Andrés Arauz On August 10, more than 70 economists, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former economy minister for Argentina Martín Guzmán, and myself, sent a letter to President Biden with a simple ask: return Afghanistan's central bank assets, deposited at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to Afghanistan's central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB). In the…

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2022-09-23: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-09-23). 100 Years of Russian Gas for India. infobrics.org As countries around the world compete for LNG shipments, the setting is favourable for India to work on a gas pipeline project from Russia…

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-23). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

WSWS (2022-09-23). China experiences surge in COVID-19 cases after relaxing travel and quarantine policies. wsws.org In recent weeks, China has experienced significant outbreaks of COVID-19 in several cities throughout the country after the National Health Commission announced in mid-July that the Zero-COVID strategy would become somewhat less stringent.

____ (2022-09-23). Xi congratulates China News Service on 70th anniversary. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has sent a congratulatory letter to the China News Service on its 70th founding anniversary, stressing the importance of innovating the discourse system and improving the capacity for international communication.

____ (2022-09-23). HK deepens marine knowledge with nation's support. ecns.cn The 5,000-metric-ton scientific research vessel Haiyang Dizhi 6 leaves Dongguan, Guangdong province, for a voyage to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.Cheng, a research assistant professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, or HKUST, was one of four Hong Kong scientists on the expedition, which was led by colleagues from the Chinese mainland.

____ (2022-09-23). China launches smart EMU technology platform in Germany. ecns.cn CRRC Corporation launched a smart electric multiple unit (EMU) technology platform at the InnoTrans Berlin 2022, an international leading trade fair for transport technology in Germany, on Thursday.

A Guest Author (2022-09-23). Dramatic U-turn/U.S. recognizes Alex Saab as Special Envoy of Venezuela. workers.org By William Camacaro This article was first published by Orinoco Tribune. William Camacaro is a Venezuelan-American, National Co-Coordinator in the Alliance for Global Justice and was a co-founder of the Bolivarian Circle of New York "Alberto Lovera" and Senior Analyst for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA). After more than . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-23). Sri Lankan workers and youth support SEP public meeting opposing state repression. wsws.org "This repression is just a rehearsal because the government knows the working class will stand up against its austerity policies even more widely in the future"—Gampola hospital worker.

Joe Piette (2022-09-23). Philly Museum of Art workers strike. workers.org During a one-day strike Sept. 16, workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art picketed the renowned institution as a warning to senior management of what will happen if the bosses continue their unfair labor practices. With 180 members, the PMA Union (Local 397 of AFSCME District Council 47) has been . . . |

Staff (2022-09-23). Decorations are awarded for the anniversary of the CDR, with the presence of Díaz-Canel. en.cubadebate.cu With the presence of Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) and president of the Republic, the National Directorate of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR) celebrates in Havana the act of decorations in salute to the 62nd anniversary of the cederista organization. The ceremony, in the El Laguito Protocol Hall, recognizes the work of outstanding members and groups in the fulfillment of their tasks, with relevant revolutionary trajectory and loyalty to the Homeland.

Stephanie Hedgecoke (2022-09-23). Walk for Justice: Free Leonard Peltier. workers.org The American Indian Movement (AIM) Grand Governing Council held a rally Aug. 31 in Cedar Field Park, Minneapolis, to launch a 15-week march to demand President Joe Biden release Indigenous political prisoner, Native elder Leonard Peltier. The "Leonard Peltier's Walk to Justice" left Minneapolis for the 2 Ω-month march, which . . . |

Staff (2022-09-23). Venezuela Denounces Chile for Denying Visas to National Volleyball Team. orinocotribune.com In a statement issued on Wednesday, September 21, the Venezuelan Ministry for Youth and Sports condemned Chile's decision to deny travel visas to a delegation of athletes of the men's national volleyball team. The decision prevented the Venezuelan team from participating in the qualifying round for the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games. | "We publicly condemn that they have not granted the Chilean visas to our National Men's Volleyball Team that would have participated in the South American [Volleyball Tournament]; we demand respect for our athletes and for the Olympic Charter," said the Minister of Youth and Spor…

Dante Strobino (2022-09-23). Saladin Muhammad: a life dedicated to organizing Southern Black workers ‚àí a WW commentary. workers.org Saladin Muhammad, a revolutionary Black union organizer and propagandist, died on Sept. 19 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, at age 77 after a long illness. The writer is a longtime organizer with United Electrical Workers (UE) 150 and a founding member of the Durham branch of Workers World Party who . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-23). In historic debate, UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman calls for abolition of union bureaucracy, power to the rank and file. wsws.org The debate largely took the form of efforts by the various representatives of the apparatus to defend themselves against Lehman, who combined a fight for rank-and-file power with a call for a socialist and internationalist perspective.

____ (2022-09-23). Boat with Chinese nationals on board sinks off Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk: embassy. ecns.cn A boat with Chinese nationals on board, sank off the Preah Sihanouk province in southwestern Cambodia on Thursday evening, the Chinese embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday.

A Guest Author (2022-09-23). Boston Marches for Indigenous Peoples Day. workers.org By K. James Protesters will march through the streets of Boston on Oct. 8 to demand that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day (IPD) instead of Columbus Day. For decades, Indigenous peoples in the United States have been demanding an end to the public celebration of Christopher Columbus, . . . |

Staff (2022-09-23). Flutist Anabel Perdomo will honor Tosco in a concert at Bellas Artes. en.cubadebate.cu Next Saturday, September 24, a concert will take place in the Theater Hall of the National Museum of Fine Arts, starring the flutist Anabel Perdomo, in homage to José Luis Cortés (El Tosco), who died on April 18. The artist will interpret works belonging to the repertoire of the outstanding musician, who was her teacher at the Camerata de Flutes. The ears of the audience will be filled with songs such as "Alejandría", "Ave María" and "Un Bolero", the latter with the special accompaniment of flutist Lázaro Cortés, son of the honoree.

Editor (2022-09-22). How the War Changed Overnight. scheerpost.com Putin speaking at the Kremlin on Wednesday. (Screenshot/kremlin.ru) | By Joe Lauria / From Russia's perspective, the war in Ukraine until now has been a "special military operation" intended to defend the self-declared independent republics of Luhansk and Donetsk. | For eight years Moscow had rebuffed entreaties from Donbass to recognize those republics. Now Russia is prepared to absorb them as part of the Russian Federation itself, along with the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. | On Wednesday in Moscow Preside…

Infobrics (2022-09-22). How could joining Russia help parts of former Ukraine. infobrics.org Goals of the special military operation will need to be met and they include areas far beyond the Donbass, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, as there are tens of millions of other people still living under the jackboot of the Neo-Nazi junta in Kiev.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-22). Kiev's Attempt To Disrupt Referendum Claimed Lives Of At Least 6 Civilians In Donetsk (18+). southfront.org On September 22, the Ukrainian Nazis again struck the center of the city of Donetsk with heavy artillery. Ukrainian shells hit a market and a bus stop nearby. Markets are almost the only crowded places in the city, that's why they remain the main targets for Ukrainian forces who do not stop daily terrorist attacks on civilians in the DPR and LPR. | The timing of the attack was also chosen in accordance with the main goal of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which is to kill as many civilians as…

A guest author (2022-09-22). Statement condemns OHCHR's 'Assessment of human rights concerns' in China's Uyghur Autonomous Region. workers.org As this map illustrates, U.S. imperialism menaces China with over 400 military bases. The following statement has been initiated by Friends of Socialist China. You can add your name as an individual signatory using the form at socialistchina.org. Once you do so, your name will appear on this page within . . . |

A. Majumdar (2022-09-22). PDF of September 22 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Amazon, Starbucks say 'get back' Workers say fight back! Indigenous Peoples Day People's Townhomes Capitalist culture in sports In the streets for reproductive justice Jeanette Merrill °Presente! Alex Saab case breakthrough Saladin Muhammad, Rest in power! Tear Down the Walls: Walk to free Leonard Peltier Pennsylvania prison . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). From 'Special Military Operation' to Open War. libya360.wordpress.com Gilbert Doctorow Significance of the referendums in Donbas, Kherson and Zaporozhie The televised speech yesterday morning by Vladimir Putin and the follow-up remarks by his Minister of Defense Shoigu announcing the partial mobilization of Russia's army reserves to add a total of 300,000 men to the military campaign in Ukraine have been widely reported in…

Staff (2022-09-22). Raeisi says Iran's case in IAEA should be closed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) — Iran's case in the International Atomic Energy Agency should be closed so that it is not misused as a pressure lever in JCPOA talks, President Raeisi said.

Andy Kroll (2022-09-22). The Nightmare of Military Spending on an Overheating Planet. tomdispatch.com On October 1st, the U.S. military will start spending the more than $800 billion Congress is going to provide it with in fiscal year 2023. And that whopping sum will just be the beginning. According to the calculations of Pentagon expert William Hartung, funding for various intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, and work on nuclear weaponry at the Energy Department will add another $600 billion to what you, the American taxpayer, will be spending on national security. That $1.4 trillion for a single year dwarfs Congress's one-time provision of approximately $300 billion under the recently pas…

Infobrics (2022-09-22). Moscow Exchange to Launch Trading in the Indian Rupee. infobrics.org Hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine, Russia is actively shifting its trade out of dollars and euros and into the currencies of what it regards as "friendly" countries…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Statement by Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at the UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Madam President, Excellencies, Colleagues, As I understand, today's meeting was motivated by the desire of some delegations to discuss the topic of "impunity" in Ukraine. I think this is very timely. It is a term that fully reflects what has been happening in this country since 2014. National-radical forces, outright Russophobes and neo-Nazis then came…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Russian FM at UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine Conflict. telesurenglish.net Lavrov's remarks came Thursday at a UN Security Council ministerial meeting on Ukraine, which he called "very, very timely." "As far as I understand it, today's meeting was prompted by some delegations' wish to discuss the issue of impunity in Ukraine." | RELATED: | On this occasion, the Russian diplomat said, "The nationalist radical forces, outright Russophobes and neo-Nazis then came to power as a result of an armed coup with direct support from the Western countries…

Infobrics (2022-09-22). West might try to damage Russian-Chinese relations using Aigun Treaty issue. infobrics.org Although Tokyo changed its stance on Russia partly over the Kuril islands dispute, this does not mean China would behave similarly.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Alejandro Kirk: Kiev 'Tries to Kill as Many People as Possible'. libya360.wordpress.com Kirill Kurevlev © Photo : Alejandro Kirk Kiev troops subjected the Donbass republics to almost daily shelling long before the start of the Russian special military operation at the end of February of this year. Civilians are frequently the victims of attacks carried out by Kiev's military and its national battalions, as the shelling often…

_____ (2022-09-22). Will The Samarkand Spirit Revive The Word 'Mutual' In World Affairs? popularresistance.org In mid-September 2022, the nine-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, for its 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State. Because China, India, and Pakistan are members of the SCO, the organization represents about 40% of the world's population; with the addition of Russia, the SCO countries make up 60% of the Eurasian territory (the other member states of the organization are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and now Iran). In its Samarkand Declaration, the final declaration of this meeting, the SCO represented itself as a "regional" organization, although…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Confidential RAND Report: Halt of Russian Energy Supplies Will Destroy German and EU Economies, Strengthen US. libya360.wordpress.com Deborah L. Armstrong Construction of Nord Stream 2. Photo: en.riss.ru What if I told you that the economic hardships which Germany and the European Union are experiencing right now are all part of a plan which was outlined back in January? And what if I told you that the White House Chief of Staff, US Department…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Global Renewable Energy Jobs Hit 12.7 Million. telesurenglish.net Worldwide employment in renewable energy reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year, with China alone accounting for 42 percent of the global total. | RELATED: | The report titled "Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2022", published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), shows that almost two-thirds of all these jobs are in…

____ (2022-09-22). China committed to carbon goals despite global volatility. ecns.cn China will stay committed to achieving carbon peaking and carbon neutrality amid recent setbacks in global carbon reduction efforts as some countries fell back on coal plants to tide over an energy crunch, an official said Thursday.

____ (2022-09-22). Chinese VP attends commemorative event for Int'l Day of Peace 2022. ecns.cn China is ready to work with the international community to jointly implement the Global Security Initiative, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Wednesday while attending the commemorative event for the International Day of Peace 2022 via video link.

____ (2022-09-22). Pass-through game 'Sheep A Sheep' becomes overnight sensation in China, while questions remain over durability. ecns.cn A new pass-through mini game named "Yang Le Ge Yang," translated as "Sheep A Sheep," has become a national online sensation in China over recent days but also aroused controversy over its likely profitability and game rules.

____ (2022-09-22). China's FAST telescope films magnetic fields nearby fast radio burst. ecns.cn Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), or the "China Sky Eye," an international group filmed, for the first time, the magnetic ebb and flow nearby of a fast radio burst from out of the Milky Way.

SP Editor (2022-09-22). The Pentagon Is Waging War on Planet Earth. scheerpost.com [ By On October 1st, the U.S. military will start spending the more than $800 billion Congress is going to provide it with in fiscal year 2023. And that whopping sum will just be the beginning. According to the

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Western Threats to the Peoples of Abya Yala in Times of Multipolarity. libya360.wordpress.com Jorge Capelán We are living in truly historic times in the world: the times of the collapse of the greatest empire humanity has ever known. The West (the United States, Europe and a few other allies) still possesses considerable power, but in practice the world in many respects is now multipolar. What challenges does this…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Swedish Krona Falls to Record Low Against US Dollar. telesurenglish.net The Swedish krona fell to a historic low against the U.S. dollar on Thursday. | For a brief, the krona traded at 0.090 dollars, its lowest ever, against the backdrop of staggering inflation and a string of domestic and international rate hikes, TT news agency reported. | RELATED: | The krona weakened despite Tuesday's decision by the Swedish central bank (Riksbank) to raise its main policy rate by 100 basis points t…

WSWS (2022-09-22). Fed makes clear recession and job losses are its goal. wsws.org In his opening remarks to a press conference at the conclusion of a meeting of the Fed's policy-making body, chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "likely require maintaining a restrictive policy stance for some time" and "the historical record cautions strongly against prematurely loosening policy."

WSWS (2022-09-22). Top US official visits Sri Lanka to bolster strategic ties. wsws.org Wherever it intervenes, Washington's posturing over "poverty," "human rights," "democracy" and "good governance" is to camouflage its predatory geopolitical interests.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-22). Iran Unveils New Liquid-Fueled, Medium-Range Ballistic Missile. southfront.org The Rezvan ballistic missile. Via Twitter. | On September 22, the Iranian Armed Forces unveiled a new liquid-fueled, medium-range ballistic missile, dubbed Rezvan. | The new ballistic missile was showcased during a nationwide military parade that was organized to commemorate what the Islamic republic calls the Sacred Defense Week, which marks the start of the 1980-88 war with Iraq. | Rezvan is a liquid-fueled single-stage missile with a detachable warhead. The ballistic missile has a maximum…

Infobrics (2022-09-22). Brazil: Quo Vadis? Change of Direction or Maintaining International Isolation. infobrics.org What can Brazil and the international community expect from the outcome of its presidential election?>

SP Editor (2022-09-22). The Main Driver Behind Pakistan's Floods Has a Familiarnewsauthor">. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-09-22). Biden's Afghan Shell Game Prompts Media Shrugs and Stenography. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-09-22). The Chris Hedges Report: Julian Assange's Father on Looming Extradition and Imperative of Mass Resistance. scheerpost.com Click | A society that prohibits the capacity to speak in truth extinguishes the capacity to live in justice.: | Tyrannies invert the rule of law. They turn the law into an instrument of injustice. They cloak their crimes in a faux legality. They use the decorum of the courts and tr…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Guatemala: Rallying for Plurinationality. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Communities and peoples on the move in Guatemala City. In recent years, this category has begun to be reflected upon as a response to the civilizing project of modernity that, through nation states, has continued to colonize and dispossess the territories of the original peoples. Therefore, the idea of plurinationality is necessarily linked…

Editor (2022-09-22). States Need Constitutional Amendments to Protect Abortion From Right-Wing Judges. scheerpost.com By Marjorie Cohn / Since the right-wing majority of the Supreme Court held in

Jim McMahan (2022-09-22). Seattle educator-student unity in school strike. workers.org As education workers at Seattle Public Schools picket on Sept. 7, the first day of their strike, teachers from neighboring Kent, Washington — who struck their school district Sept. 1 — assemble signs in solidarity. Seattle A five-day strike by the Seattle Education Association (SEA) produced gains for the district's . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). UN: Cuba Reaffirms its Position in Favor of Multilateralism and Peace. libya360.wordpress.com Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla Speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, at the General Debate of the High-Level Segment of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, September 21, 2022 Mr. Chairman: Distinguished delegates: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, as never before, the true essence…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). US to Increase Havana Embassy Staff, Expand Consular Services. telesurenglish.net The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is set to resume full immigrant visa processing for Cubans for the first time since 2017, at the beginning of 2023, saying it hopes to facilitate "orderly migration" into the United States and help reunite families separated by national borders. | RELATED: | The move was announced Wednesday, reversing a 2017 decision by former President Donald Trump to pause full visa…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). The Alignments of Latin America Reflected Through its Leaders in the UN. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges Colombian President Gustavo Petro The 77th high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) began on September 13 and so far 16 Latin America countries have spoken, and the differences in the tone and topics of the speeches reflects the complex political situation in the region. The ultra-right-wing Brazilian President Jair…

Shailly Gupta Barnes (2022-09-22). Census Data Proves Anti-Poverty Measures Work. otherwords.org The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that poverty dropped notably in 2021. Amid a pandemic and widespread economic pain, this is a significant accomplishment. There are three lessons here — about government programs, about how we measure poverty, and about how far we have left to go. First, these numbers show that government programs work. …

Editor (2022-09-22). Caitlin Johnstone: America's Perverse Poverty Draft. scheerpost.com

Paul Armentano (2022-09-22). Democrats Need to Keep Their Promises on Marijuana Reform. otherwords.org In this era of hyper-partisan politics, it's difficult to find an issue that appeals to voters across party lines. But Democratic leaders successfully identified one in the run up to the 2020 election when they pledged to reform America's archaic and unpopular marijuana prohibition laws. "No one should be in jail because of marijuana," then-candidate Biden insisted on the …

_____ (2022-09-22). Oil Palm Plantations And Water Grabbing: Ivory Coast And Gabon. popularresistance.org Industrial palm oil production in West and Central Africa is mainly controlled by five companies: Socfin, Wilmar, Olam, Siat, and Straight KKM (former Feronia). These multinationals control an estimated 67 per cent of the industrial oil palm planted area with foreign investment and may drive continuous expansion. (1) Their established industrial plantations have been linked to numerous impacts on the populations and territories. | The impact on water availability for communities that live in and around industrial oil palm plantations is systematic and dramatic. This is becoming increasingly evident with the many…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Mexico Advocates for Peace at UN Security Council. telesurenglish.net This commission with the UN Secretary General, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and Pope Francis as permanent members could also include all heads of state and government who wish to be part of it. | RELATED: | Ebrard presented this Thursday before the Security Council of the United Nations (UN) the proposal of Mexico's President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to achieve a diplomatic solution to the curre…

Staff (2022-09-22). President of Mexico describes Julian Assange as a Quixote of freedom of expression. en.cubadebate.cu Julian-AssangeAndrés Manuel López Obrador, president of Mexico, said the day before that Julian Assange, creator of WikiLeaks, is "a Quixote of freedom of expression and does not deserve to be in jail." In his morning press conference yesterday at the National Palace, the president made the comment when referring to the lies and misrepresentations in the opposing press and social networks about his government and civil society.He asked young people to investigate why they have Assange in prison.

Ann Brown (2022-09-22). MSM Goes After Kyrie Irving For Sharing Alex Jones Clip About New World Order And Engineered Plagues. moguldom.com National Basketball Association player Kyrie Irving is in hot water again over his views about the coronavirus and the covid-19 vaccine mandates. The Brooklyn Nets guard was a longtime vaccine holdout, repeatedly losing roughly $380,000 per game. He was allowed to join the team again for home games. Now he has re-shared a video of …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-22). Rafael Correa: 'They Have Already Destroyed Assange'. libya360.wordpress.com Matt Kennard Former president of Ecuador Rafael Correa. (Photo: Phil Miller / Declassified UK) Declassified sits down with the former president of Ecuador who granted Julian Assange asylum in London. He talks about dealing with the British, how the US seeks to control his country and the lawfare campaign against him. "The British are used…

____ (2022-09-22). Flower decorations adorn Beijing to celebrate National Day. ecns.cn

____ (2022-09-22). President urges military to accomplish goals of reform. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping urged the Chinese military on Wednesday to accomplish all of the goals of its ongoing reform and strengthen planning for the next phases of reform.

A guest author (2022-09-22). Violent squadron attacks Pennsylvania prisoners. workers.org Credit: Kevin Rashid Johnson By Miley Fletcher The State Correctional Institution Forest, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DOC) and the institution's administration ordered the Correctional Emergency Response Team into SCI Forest on Sept. 2 for the second time within a three-month period. The CERT consists of guards from other . . . |

Monica Moorehead (2022-09-22). Slap on Sarver's wrist, funds for Favre — capitalist culture in sports. workers.org NBPA Executive Director Tamika Tremaglio calls for lifetime ban on Robert Sarver on NBA Today, Sept. 16. U.S. sports — whether professional or amateur — like almost every institution under capitalism, is all about making profits before meeting human needs. Bosses of professional teams, usually referred to as owners, are . . . |

Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF (2022-09-22). Saturday 10/1: Rosie Jimenez, Presente! Community Speak Out. indybay.org 24th and Mission street BART Plaza | Look for the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Banner-see photo below…

____ (2022-09-22). Xi sends congratulatory letter to commemorative event for Int'l Day of Peace 2022. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the commemorative event held here on Wednesday for the International Day of Peace 2022, which falls on Sept. 21.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-22). Iran International Confirms Secretive IRGC Unit Was Target Of Recent Israeli Attack On Syria. southfront.org An Israeli F-16 fighter jet en route to an exercise in Germany in an undated photograph. (Israel Defense Forces) | Iran International has confirmed that the In a report released on September 20, the London-based news channel said that the office belonged to a secretive logistic formation…

Vicky Badillo (2022-09-22). Lives Are on the Line: It's Time for a National Paid Leave Policy. commondreams.org There is no economic and racial justice without access to paid leave.

WSWS (2022-09-22). "We'll fight for what we deserve, with or without the union": Railroaders furious after last week's White House-brokered deal to block strike action. wsws.org The WSWS has been flooded with statements from workers opposing last week's deal to avert a national strike.

WSWS (2022-09-22). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Teachers' strikes continue across Europe over pay and conditions; national strike by UK criminal barristers over legal aid and pay; strikes and protests across Iran after death of young woman arrested for not wearing hijab; Nigerian university lecturers' stoppage continues in face of government attacks and union sabotage; strikes across Sudan by doctors and civil servants continue over lack of pay…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Japan Takes Action To Curb Yen's Slide. telesurenglish.net The Japanese government on Thursday took steps to intervene in the foreign exchange market to stem the yen's decline for the first time since 1998, according to a senior Finance Ministry official. | RELATED: | Masato Kanda, vice finance minister for international affairs, told the press that the government "took a decisive step" by confirming such intervention. | Earlier in the day, Kanda said Japan could intervene in the fo…

____ (2022-09-21). Boundary line of China's Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park exceeds 4,000 km. ecns.cn The total boundary line of the Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park in China was determined at 4,156.70 kilometers after demarcation, said the administration of the park.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-09-21). Israel "intended to kill" Shireen Abu Akleh — probe. electronicintifada.net Slain journalist's family submits complaint to International Criminal Court.

JANET (2022-09-21). Saladin Muhammad 1945-2022: Rest in power! iacenter.org The following statement was issued by the North Carolina-based Black Workers for Justice on Sept. 19. Read at tinyurl.com/55kuk8ty. Greetings to Our Revolutionary Family, Friends and Comrades, Saladin Muhammad It is with great sadness and profound loss that we announce the passing of our exemplary revolutionary warrior and leader, Comrade Brother Saladin Muhammad. Saladin passed this morning after a long battle with illness. His wife, Naeema and son Muhammad were with him as he transitioned. He fought until the end. They described him as being at peace. Brother Saladin leaves an outstanding legacy of revolutionar…

Ann Brown (2022-09-21). 5 Things To Know About The NAASD Reparations Summit Planned In Atlanta Sept. 30- Oct. 1. moguldom.com The National Assembly of American Slavery Descendants (NAASD) is gearing up for a summit on reparations and has lined up a panel of reparations heavy hitters. The event, the NAASD Inaugural Reparations Summit, is slated to take place Sept. 30 through Oct 1 in Atlanta. Reparations have been heating up across the country as California …

Staff (2022-09-21). Free Hafez Huraini! Call on Canadian diplomats to demand release of imprisoned Palestinian land defender. samidoun.net On 12 September 2022, Hafez Huraini, along with one other local resident of the small Palestinian village of Atuwani and one international, were attacked by armed Israeli settlers while working in the community garden. During the attack, Hafez sustained multiple fractures to his arms and hands. Despite his severe injuries, he was seized and detained …

Fight Back (2022-09-21). UW-Milwaukee SDS rallies to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at UW-Milwaukee rallied on September 15 to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. The demonstration was in response to the national SDS day of action call. Approximately 40 students and community members met in UWM's Spaights Plaza at 4 p.m. | The overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 22 had devastating effects all over the U.S. In the state of Wisconsin, statute 940.04 makes assisting in and getting an abortion a felony with the exception of "critical life saving" situations. Articles about a Wisconsin woman who was denied care after an incomplete abortio…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-21). Backed By Bloomberg, Former National Security Agency (NSA) Official To Lead Data Research Center On Black Wealth. moguldom.com National Security Agency (NSA) veteran Natalie Evans Harris has been tapped to lead Bloomberg Philanthropies' new Black Wealth Data Center (BWDC). The center's launch was announced on Thursday, Sept. 15, from its official Twitter account. "We are the Black Wealth Data Center, a go-to resource for wealth equity data that public and private sector leaders can …

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2022-09-22: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-09-22). Moscow Exchange to Launch Trading in the Indian Rupee. infobrics.org Hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine, Russia is actively shifting its trade out of dollars and euros and into the currencies of what it regards as "friendly" countries…

____ (2022-09-22). Pass-through game 'Sheep A Sheep' becomes overnight sensation in China, while questions remain over durability. ecns.cn A new pass-through mini game named "Yang Le Ge Yang," translated as "Sheep A Sheep," has become a national online sensation in China over recent days but also aroused controversy over its likely profitability and game rules.

____ (2022-09-22). China's FAST telescope films magnetic fields nearby fast radio burst. ecns.cn Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), or the "China Sky Eye," an international group filmed, for the first time, the magnetic ebb and flow nearby of a fast radio burst from out of the Milky Way.

A Guest Author (2022-09-22). Statement condemns OHCHR's 'Assessment of human rights concerns' in China's Uyghur Autonomous Region. workers.org As this map illustrates, U.S. imperialism menaces China with over 400 military bases. The following statement has been initiated by Friends of Socialist China. You can add your name as an individual signatory using the form at socialistchina.org. Once you do so, your name will appear on this page within . . . |

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-22). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

____ (2022-09-22). Chinese VP attends commemorative event for Int'l Day of Peace 2022. ecns.cn China is ready to work with the international community to jointly implement the Global Security Initiative, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Wednesday while attending the commemorative event for the International Day of Peace 2022 via video link.

WSWS (2022-09-22). Fed makes clear recession and job losses are its goal. wsws.org In his opening remarks to a press conference at the conclusion of a meeting of the Fed's policy-making body, chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would "likely require maintaining a restrictive policy stance for some time" and "the historical record cautions strongly against prematurely loosening policy."

Jim McMahan (2022-09-22). Seattle educator-student unity in school strike. workers.org As education workers at Seattle Public Schools picket on Sept. 7, the first day of their strike, teachers from neighboring Kent, Washington — who struck their school district Sept. 1 — assemble signs in solidarity. Seattle A five-day strike by the Seattle Education Association (SEA) produced gains for the district's . . . |

A. Majumdar (2022-09-22). PDF of September 22 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Amazon, Starbucks say 'get back' Workers say fight back! Indigenous Peoples Day People's Townhomes Capitalist culture in sports In the streets for reproductive justice Jeanette Merrill °Presente! Alex Saab case breakthrough Saladin Muhammad, Rest in power! Tear Down the Walls: Walk to free Leonard Peltier Pennsylvania prison . . . |

Infobrics (2022-09-22). Brazil: Quo Vadis? Change of Direction or Maintaining International Isolation. infobrics.org What can Brazil and the international community expect from the outcome of its presidential election?>

____ (2022-09-22). President urges military to accomplish goals of reform. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping urged the Chinese military on Wednesday to accomplish all of the goals of its ongoing reform and strengthen planning for the next phases of reform.

A Guest Author (2022-09-22). Violent squadron attacks Pennsylvania prisoners. workers.org Credit: Kevin Rashid Johnson By Miley Fletcher The State Correctional Institution Forest, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DOC) and the institution's administration ordered the Correctional Emergency Response Team into SCI Forest on Sept. 2 for the second time within a three-month period. The CERT consists of guards from other . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-22). "We'll fight for what we deserve, with or without the union": Railroaders furious after last week's White House-brokered deal to block strike action. wsws.org The WSWS has been flooded with statements from workers opposing last week's deal to avert a national strike.

____ (2022-09-22). Xi sends congratulatory letter to commemorative event for Int'l Day of Peace 2022. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the commemorative event held here on Wednesday for the International Day of Peace 2022, which falls on Sept. 21.

Monica Moorehead (2022-09-22). Slap on Sarver's wrist, funds for Favre — capitalist culture in sports. workers.org NBPA Executive Director Tamika Tremaglio calls for lifetime ban on Robert Sarver on NBA Today, Sept. 16. U.S. sports — whether professional or amateur — like almost every institution under capitalism, is all about making profits before meeting human needs. Bosses of professional teams, usually referred to as owners, are . . . |

Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF (2022-09-22). Saturday 10/1: Rosie Jimenez, Presente! Community Speak Out. indybay.org 24th and Mission street BART Plaza | Look for the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Banner-see photo below…

Editor (2022-09-21). Busing migrants, targeting socialism. workers.org Playing with human lives in a despicable political stunt, Greg Abbott, right-wing governor of Texas, has bused thousands of undocumented migrants north from the U.S. border with Mexico since the beginning of August. The buses dump homeless, jobless, hungry people — far from their own countries, with few to . . . |

Infobrics (2022-09-21). India-Russia Civil Nuclear Co-Op Gets Boost at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. infobrics.org India-Russia civil nuclear cooperation got fresh boost with Atommash, AEM-Technologies, JSC Branch in Volgodonsk (part of Rosatom Machine Building Division – Atomenergomash) has completed welding of the steam generator heads for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit No. 5…

Editor (2022-09-21). From NATO to AUKUS: The West Has Nukes Everywhere. scheerpost.com Rally initiated by the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network to oppose the AUKUS security pact; and to oppose the government's nuclear submarine deal with the United States. Matt Hrkac from Geelong / Melbourne, Australia, CC BY 2.0 By Binoy Kampmark / In Vienna, China's perman…

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Washington exaggerates Modi's comments to Putin on Ukraine. infobrics.org Le Monde says India is playing a "game of paradoxes" by balancing Russia and the West.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Time to Drop Our Illusions: The West is Waging a War to Destroy Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Kornilov Moscow's enemies want to land a fatal blow on the country, some even want to dismember it And here comes Bucha 2.0: Another provocation where Ukraine has allegedly discovered "mass graves of victims" shortly after Russian troops have withdrawn. Izyum is Bucha 2.0: New Ukrainian False Flag War Crimes and Western PSYOP This…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Terrorist Mirotvorets Website Based in Langley, USA, Not Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Kuzmarov [Source: schillerinstitute.com] Just a coincidence, right? Under Public Law 117-128, the U.S. Congress is funding an organization called Ukrainian Center for Countering Disinformation (CCD), whose professed purpose, according to its website, is to "counter Russian disinformation." But its real purpose may be to create the equivalent of a "fatwah list" of alleged traitors whom patriotic Americans and/or Ukrainians…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Address by the President of the Russian Federation as the Nation Moves to Partial Mobilization. libya360.wordpress.com President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Friends, The subject of this address is the situation in Donbass and the course of the special military operation to liberate it from the neo-Nazi regime, which seized power in Ukraine in 2014 as the result of an armed state coup. Today I am addressing you — all citizens of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). United Nations: Democracy and Terrorism. libya360.wordpress.com Stephen Sefton This week sees the opening of the seventy seventh session of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization in the most conflict ridden international environment since World War II. In effect, NATO is attacking the Russian Federation in Ukraine and the United States is provoking China over Taiwan. Many people are concerned…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Senegal's President: Africa is Not a Breeding Ground for a New Cold War. libya360.wordpress.com Al Mayadeen Since the start of of the war in Ukraine, NATO and countries led by Washington have been pressuring African countries to condone sanctions on Russia, condemn the latter, and isolate Moscow from the rest of the world. In this context, Africa has become a battleground for influence between world powers, which has led…

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Russia in Favor of Algeria's Accession to BRICS. infobrics.org Russia does not have any objections to Algeria's accession to the BRICS group of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, Russian Ambassador to Algeria Valeryan Shuvaev said…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). The Real US Agenda in Africa is Hegemony. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Forget development. Washington's primary interest in Africa today is keeping the Chinese and Russians out. In a rational environment, the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) would discuss alleviating the trials and tribulations of the Global South, especially Africa. That won't be the case. Like a deer caught in the geopolitical headlights,…

JANET (2022-09-21). Webinar: China encirclement and the imperialist build-up in the Pacific Sat. Sept. 24. iacenter.org

____ (2022-09-21). Goal for Central Asia trade on track. ecns.cn A goal to ramp up trade between China and the five Central Asian countries to a combined $70 billion a year is "completely achievable", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-09-21). Media registration opens for 5th China International Import Expo. ecns.cn Media registration for the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) will begin on Wednesday, announced the organizers.

____ (2022-09-21). Experts: Major regions to keep trade resilient in H2. ecns.cn China's foreign trade is expected to stay resilient in the second half of the year as key regions have ramped up efforts to further boost imports and exports-and this will likely help shore up the national economy.

____ (2022-09-21). Boundary line of China's Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park exceeds 4,000 km. ecns.cn The total boundary line of the Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park in China was determined at 4,156.70 kilometers after demarcation, said the administration of the park.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-09-21). Israel "intended to kill" Shireen Abu Akleh — probe. electronicintifada.net Slain journalist's family submits complaint to International Criminal Court.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-21). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

JANET (2022-09-21). Saladin Muhammad 1945-2022: Rest in power! iacenter.org The following statement was issued by the North Carolina-based Black Workers for Justice on Sept. 19. Read at tinyurl.com/55kuk8ty. Greetings to Our Revolutionary Family, Friends and Comrades, Saladin Muhammad It is with great sadness and profound loss that we announce the passing of our exemplary revolutionary warrior and leader, Comrade Brother Saladin Muhammad. Saladin passed this morning after a long battle with illness. His wife, Naeema and son Muhammad were with him as he transitioned. He fought until the end. They described him as being at peace. Brother Saladin leaves an outstanding legacy of revolutionar…

Editor (2022-09-21). Colombian President Calls for an End to the War on Drugs in Historic UN Address. scheerpost.com Gustavo Petro addressed the UN General Assembly on September 20, 2022. Photo: UN | By On the first day of the United Nations General Assembly, Colombian President Gustavo Petro made his first address to the body. The speech sharply deviated from those of his conservative predecessors. Petro did not shy away from calling out global North countries for their role in the destruction of the environment and in the perpetuation of the War on Drugs, as…

Steve Gillis, Jim McMahan, Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-21). Amazon, Starbucks say 'get back': Workers say fight back! workers.org Big Business would like to believe that the wave of class struggle by U.S. workers is fading — despite being so visible in Amazon Labor Union's historic victory at the JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and in the lightning spread of Starbucks Workers United (SBWU). Hundreds of Starbucks . . . |

_____ (2022-09-21). Caribbean Activists Turn Up The Volume For Reparations. popularresistance.org Demands for reparations are growing across the Caribbean, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. | The British monarchy have come under heightened demands from several Caribbean countries to undergo the reparatory justice process and issue an apology for their part in the slave trade. | It comes after Royal tours of the Caribbean earlier this year led by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, followed by Prince Edward and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex were bundled by photo-ops disaster and tone deaf gifts. | Niambi Hall-Campbell, Chair of the Bahamas National Reparations Committee, said: "As the role of the mo…

From UN (2022-09-21). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

A Guest Author (2022-09-21). Saladin Muhammad 1946-2022: Rest in power! workers.org The following statement was issued by the North Carolina-based Black Workers for Justice on Sept. 19. Read at tinyurl.com/55kuk8ty. Greetings to Our Revolutionary Family, Friends and Comrades, It is with great sadness and profound loss that we announce the passing of our exemplary revolutionary warrior and leader, Comrade Brother . . . |

SP Editor (2022-09-21). Bush and Obama Set the Stage for Donald Trump's Document Grab. scheerpost.com Mar-a-lago in Florida. [By Thanks to Donald Trump, secrecy is big news these days. However, as political pundits and legal experts race to expose the layers of document-related misdeeds previously buried at his Mar-a-Lago estate, one overlooked reality looms lar…

Editor (2022-09-21). Mark Fiore: Sending Migrants Around the Country: Cruelty Travel. scheerpost.com By Mark Fiore / Original to ScheerPost | Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has achieved a new low by using people seeking asylum as a political prop. Of course he didn't invent the idea (xenophobic hat tip to Donald Trump!), before DeSantis sent a planeload of people from Venezuela to Martha's Vineyard, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey have been sending migrants to Democratic strongholds like Chicago and Washington, D.C. | This cruelty is taking place to, you know, "own the libs" and make those lefties realize what life is like for MAGA states along the southern border. The fact that m…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). This Odious Global System. libya360.wordpress.com Paul Cudenec Throughout my adult life I have tended to describe the thing to which I am primarily opposed as "capitalism". Over the last couple of years, however, I have started to wonder whether this is quite the right word. Not only does it hinder communication with people used to different political terminologies, but it…

Ann Brown (2022-09-21). 5 Things To Know About The NAASD Reparations Summit Planned In Atlanta Sept. 30- Oct. 1. moguldom.com The National Assembly of American Slavery Descendants (NAASD) is gearing up for a summit on reparations and has lined up a panel of reparations heavy hitters. The event, the NAASD Inaugural Reparations Summit, is slated to take place Sept. 30 through Oct 1 in Atlanta. Reparations have been heating up across the country as California …

Staff (2022-09-21). Free Hafez Huraini! Call on Canadian diplomats to demand release of imprisoned Palestinian land defender. samidoun.net On 12 September 2022, Hafez Huraini, along with one other local resident of the small Palestinian village of Atuwani and one international, were attacked by armed Israeli settlers while working in the community garden. During the attack, Hafez sustained multiple fractures to his arms and hands. Despite his severe injuries, he was seized and detained …

Fvorinoco (2022-09-21). Mexico: Indigenous People Request More Support, Security from Federal Government. orinocotribune.com On Saturday, in a call to end racism, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador led the presentation of the Justice Plan for the N ¥ayeri (Cora) people in the municipality of Nayar, Nayarit. There, he promised to address the request made by traditional authorities for the installation of national guard barracks to guarantee the region's security. | During a visit to the town of Jesús María, López Obrador received requests and demands from the traditional authorities of the indigenous communities in the Sierra Nayarita asking him to install National Guard barracks in Guadalupe Ocotán in the municipality of…

TeleSUR (2022-09-21). Colombia-Venezuela Border Opening To Strengthen Both Nations. telesurenglish.net In comments to Sputnik news agency, àÅngel Rodríguez, president of the Energy and Petroleum Commission of the National Assembly, said the human being needs to be the epicenter of the new stage in the relations of both countries. | RELATED: | On September 26, commercial activities, crossings, and cargo flow through the Colombian-Venezuelan border are expected to resume. | According to the Venezuelan deputy, "from the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). President Gustavo Petro at the UN: A Damning Indictment of the US Empire and the United Nations. libya360.wordpress.com What follows is a transcription of the speech given by President of Colombia Gustavo Petro in General Debate of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly on September 20, 2022. I come from one of the three most beautiful countries on earth. There is an explosion of life there. Thousands of multicolored species from…

SP Editor (2022-09-21). Number of Ultrarich Hits All-Time High as Someone Dies From Hunger Every 4 Seconds. scheerpost.com

Joe Piette (2022-09-21). People's Townhomes residents continue the fight. workers.org Residents and supporters of the People's Townhomes, formerly called University City Townhomes, continue to organize resistance as the eviction date of Oct. 8 fast approaches. Peoples Townhomes resident Krystal Young (sitting with her dog Shadow) teaches UPenn students how to fight for housing rights, Sept. 16. (WW Photo: Joe Piette . . . |

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-09-21). India's Gaffe at Samarkand. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-09-21). UW-Milwaukee SDS rallies to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at UW-Milwaukee rallied on September 15 to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. The demonstration was in response to the national SDS day of action call. Approximately 40 students and community members met in UWM's Spaights Plaza at 4 p.m. | The overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 22 had devastating effects all over the U.S. In the state of Wisconsin, statute 940.04 makes assisting in and getting an abortion a felony with the exception of "critical life saving" situations. Articles about a Wisconsin woman who was denied care after an incomplete abortio…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Survivors Uncensored: Voices from Rwanda and the Rwandan Diaspora. libya360.wordpress.com Ann Garrison Most reporting on the Rwandan 1994 atrocities was false and driven by the Clinton administration's need to hide its culpability. The book Survivors Uncensored allows Rwandans to tell their own story. Samantha Power, former UN Ambassador, National Security Advisor, current USAID Chief, and a principal in the decisions to bomb both Libya and Syria "to…

TeleSUR (2022-09-21). Kazakhstan Sets a Date for Early Presidential Elections. telesurenglish.net The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, announced on Wednesday that early presidential elections would be held on November 20 after a set of amendments to the Magna Carta were approved last June. | The Kazakh president said the electoral campaign "will be carried out fairly and openly and with a wide participation of national and international observers." | RELATED: | On this basis, the Kazakh Presidency in…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-09-21). Jackson Water Crisis Reflective of National Pattern in Urban Racism. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-09-21). White House Official Says Biden's Comments on Defending Taiwan 'Speak for Themselves'. scheerpost.com President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the South Lawn of the White House, 2022. (Official White House Photo by Katie Ricks) | By Dave DeCamp / The top Asia official on the White House's National Security Council

Gloria Rubac (2022-09-21). Commentary: a killing spree in Oklahoma. workers.org The state of Oklahoma is making execution history. It is poised to become a serial killer. On July 1, an Oklahoma court set execution dates for 25 men on its death row who have exhausted their appeals. Executions will take place each month for 25 months. Tabling at Oklahoma Peace . . . |

Editor (2022-09-21). Censorship: From Book Burning to Racist Babies. scheerpost.com Banned books week 2014 (The COM Library / By Jim Mamer / Original to ScheerPost | My 8th grade classroom was a standard rectangle with two doors, 36 desks in rigid rows, and fl…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-21). Backed By Bloomberg, Former National Security Agency (NSA) Official To Lead Data Research Center On Black Wealth. moguldom.com National Security Agency (NSA) veteran Natalie Evans Harris has been tapped to lead Bloomberg Philanthropies' new Black Wealth Data Center (BWDC). The center's launch was announced on Thursday, Sept. 15, from its official Twitter account. "We are the Black Wealth Data Center, a go-to resource for wealth equity data that public and private sector leaders can …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-21). Political Cartography of a World in Crisis. libya360.wordpress.com Katu Arkonada After 40 years of neoliberal order, the crisis of the world-system and of the capitalist mode of production is deepening. World trade, which represented twice the world GDP, is now equal in value to a world GDP which has seen its value reduced by a third, as a result of the economic crisis…

TeleSUR (2022-09-21). Cuba's Major Nature Tourism Event Held After Two-Year Hiatus. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the 13th edition of Cuba's major international nature tourism event, Turnat 2022, opened after a two-year hiatus caused by COVID. | RELATED: | Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero said at the opening ceremony in Havana, the capital city, that the Cuban government will continue to support tourism development, although the U.S. embargo on the island adversely affects the local tourism industry. | "We ha…

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran, Lebanon FMs review regional, intl. issues in New York. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and his Lebanese counterpart discussed important regional and international issues on the sidelines of the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran calls on ICJ to condemn US for HR, intl. laws violations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iran's representative to the International Court of Justice in the Hague called for US government condemnation for human rights violations against Iran and its people and demanded compensation.

____ (2022-09-21). FM focusing on promoting Iran's foreign trade in intl. arenas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy Affairs said that Ministry of Foreign Affairs is making its utmost efforts to enhance country's foreign policy in the international arenas.

____ (2022-09-21). Politicization of human rights denounced. ecns.cn Experts at an online human rights event called for eliminating the negative impact of the politicization of human rights and promoting the healthy development of international human rights causes through cooperation and dialogue.

____ (2022-09-21). Pres. Raeisi congratulates Armenia on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian President seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi felicitated Armenia's National Day in separate messages to the country's president and prime minister.

Staff (2022-09-21). Cuban Foreign Minister will speak today at the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly. en.cubadebate.cu The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, will speak today at the high-level segment of the 77th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. On this occasion, Cuba will ratify its commitment to peace and multilateralism, in an effort to achieve a more democratic, fair and equitable international order, based on full respect for the UN Charter and International Law, the Foreign Minister recently said. Cuban on Twitter.

Joe Sims (2022-09-21). CPUSA leader: Democracy itself is on the ballot this November. peoplesworld.org The following is adapted from a report presented by Communist Party USA Co-Chair Joe Sims at the party's National Committee meeting, Sept. 18, 2022. Watch a video of his remarks here. In just a few weeks, voters will decide who controls Congress. Will it be those who outlawed abortion, blocked voting rights, and now want to …

____ (2022-09-21). Violating territorial integrity of countries 'unacceptable'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that protecting the internationally-recognized borders and the territorial integrity of countries is an "inevitable necessity".

Julia Conley (2022-09-21). Majority of Republican Voters Say US Should Be Declared a 'Christian Nation'. commondreams.org More than 60% of GOP voters supported codifying Christian nationalism even as they said the U.S. Constitution does not support such a declaration.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-09-21). Cuba acogerá encuentro de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe. telesurtv.net El Convenio Constitutivo de la AEC se firmó el 24 de julio de 1994 en la ciudad colombiana de Cartagena de Indias.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Colombia's President Gustavo Petro in His Speech at UNGA. telesurenglish.net This Tuesday, addressing the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, U.S., the Colombian President proposed to "end the war on drugs and all wars, and allow our people to live in peace." | RELATED: | Petro advocates a new international strategy to fight drug trafficking, as he considers the global war on drugs a failure. | The guilty party for drug addiction is capitalist consumerism and its inabil…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). France Detects Avian Flu Case Increase in Coastal Birds. telesurenglish.net France detected an increase of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases in coastal birds since mid-May, the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food said on Monday. | RELATED: | The national health situation with regards to avian influenza had improved in France since the beginning of May, with the return to a level of risk classified as 'negligible'. However, since mid-May a sharp increase in cases has been observ…

_____ (2022-09-20). Iran's Membership in the SCO Only Strengthens It. journal-neo.org The irreversible fundamental changes that have recently emerged in world politics and economics make the growing role of the new centers of power increasingly clear. They interact with each other based on the universally recognized principles of the primacy of international law and the Charter of the UN, to ensure equal and indivisible security, respect …

Staff (2022-09-20). Shireen Abu Akleh's family submits complaint to ICC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — The family of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has submitted an official complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to demand justice for her killing.

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Editor (2022-09-21). Busing migrants, targeting socialism. workers.org Playing with human lives in a despicable political stunt, Greg Abbott, right-wing governor of Texas, has bused thousands of undocumented migrants north from the U.S. border with Mexico since the beginning of August. The buses dump homeless, jobless, hungry people — far from their own countries, with few to . . . |

Infobrics (2022-09-21). India-Russia Civil Nuclear Co-Op Gets Boost at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant. infobrics.org India-Russia civil nuclear cooperation got fresh boost with Atommash, AEM-Technologies, JSC Branch in Volgodonsk (part of Rosatom Machine Building Division – Atomenergomash) has completed welding of the steam generator heads for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant Unit No. 5…

Jake Johnson (2022-09-21). 'Nuclear Deterrence Is Always a Bluff. Until It Isn't': Putin Threat Sparks Alarm. commondreams.org "This is how the world inches our way closer to the line where using nuclear weapons will be crossed," warned the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Washington exaggerates Modi's comments to Putin on Ukraine. infobrics.org Le Monde says India is playing a "game of paradoxes" by balancing Russia and the West.

Brittani Banks (2022-09-21). What Do Americans Care About? Not a Cold War With Russia and China. independentmediainstitute.org The Biden administration will soon release its National Security Strategy, which is being revised in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The document will no doubt trigger a renewed debate about how the United States should gear up for a new Cold War against Russia and China. But before we plunge into a global …

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-21). Local Peace Groups in National Day of Action to Stop Ukraine War. indybay.org Protesters deliver letters to Senators Feinstein and Padilla…

Infobrics (2022-09-21). Russia in Favor of Algeria's Accession to BRICS. infobrics.org Russia does not have any objections to Algeria's accession to the BRICS group of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, Russian Ambassador to Algeria Valeryan Shuvaev said…

Staff (2022-09-21). Russia to play Iran in Tehran or Doha: Karpin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — The head coach of the Russian national football team Valery Karpin said that his team will play Iran in a friendly match in Tehran or Doha.

JANET (2022-09-21). Webinar: China encirclement and the imperialist build-up in the Pacific Sat. Sept. 24. iacenter.org

____ (2022-09-21). Boundary line of China's Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park exceeds 4,000 km. ecns.cn The total boundary line of the Northeast Tiger and Leopard National Park in China was determined at 4,156.70 kilometers after demarcation, said the administration of the park.

____ (2022-09-21). Media registration opens for 5th China International Import Expo. ecns.cn Media registration for the fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) will begin on Wednesday, announced the organizers.

____ (2022-09-21). Experts: Major regions to keep trade resilient in H2. ecns.cn China's foreign trade is expected to stay resilient in the second half of the year as key regions have ramped up efforts to further boost imports and exports-and this will likely help shore up the national economy.

____ (2022-09-21). Goal for Central Asia trade on track. ecns.cn A goal to ramp up trade between China and the five Central Asian countries to a combined $70 billion a year is "completely achievable", a senior Chinese diplomat said on Tuesday.

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-21). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-09-21). Israel "intended to kill" Shireen Abu Akleh — probe. electronicintifada.net Slain journalist's family submits complaint to International Criminal Court.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-21). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

Steve Gillis, Jim McMahan, Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-21). Amazon, Starbucks say 'get back': Workers say fight back! workers.org Big Business would like to believe that the wave of class struggle by U.S. workers is fading — despite being so visible in Amazon Labor Union's historic victory at the JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and in the lightning spread of Starbucks Workers United (SBWU). Hundreds of Starbucks . . . |

Pip Hinman (2022-09-21). Wonnarua People demand Glencore be stopped from destroying Country. greenleft.org.au First Nations cultural heritage is under threat from multinational mining company Glencore's coal mine expansion at the site of one of the Frontier Wars at Glendell, reports Pip Hinman.

From UN (2022-09-21). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

A Guest Author (2022-09-21). Saladin Muhammad 1946-2022: Rest in power! workers.org The following statement was issued by the North Carolina-based Black Workers for Justice on Sept. 19. Read at tinyurl.com/55kuk8ty. Greetings to Our Revolutionary Family, Friends and Comrades, It is with great sadness and profound loss that we announce the passing of our exemplary revolutionary warrior and leader, Comrade Brother . . . |

Staff (2022-09-21). Free Hafez Huraini! Call on Canadian diplomats to demand release of imprisoned Palestinian land defender. samidoun.net On 12 September 2022, Hafez Huraini, along with one other local resident of the small Palestinian village of Atuwani and one international, were attacked by armed Israeli settlers while working in the community garden. During the attack, Hafez sustained multiple fractures to his arms and hands. Despite his severe injuries, he was seized and detained …

Joe Piette (2022-09-21). People's Townhomes residents continue the fight. workers.org Residents and supporters of the People's Townhomes, formerly called University City Townhomes, continue to organize resistance as the eviction date of Oct. 8 fast approaches. Peoples Townhomes resident Krystal Young (sitting with her dog Shadow) teaches UPenn students how to fight for housing rights, Sept. 16. (WW Photo: Joe Piette . . . |

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2022-09-21). India's Gaffe at Samarkand. globalresearch.ca

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-09-21). Jackson Water Crisis Reflective of National Pattern in Urban Racism. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-09-21). UW-Milwaukee SDS rallies to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at UW-Milwaukee rallied on September 15 to make Milwaukee an abortion sanctuary. The demonstration was in response to the national SDS day of action call. Approximately 40 students and community members met in UWM's Spaights Plaza at 4 p.m. | The overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 22 had devastating effects all over the U.S. In the state of Wisconsin, statute 940.04 makes assisting in and getting an abortion a felony with the exception of "critical life saving" situations. Articles about a Wisconsin woman who was denied care after an incomplete abortio…

Gloria Rubac (2022-09-21). Commentary: a killing spree in Oklahoma. workers.org The state of Oklahoma is making execution history. It is poised to become a serial killer. On July 1, an Oklahoma court set execution dates for 25 men on its death row who have exhausted their appeals. Executions will take place each month for 25 months. Tabling at Oklahoma Peace . . . |

Mobilization for Reproductive Justice-SF (2022-09-21). Saturday 10/1: Rosie Jimenez, Presente! Community Speak Out. indybay.org 24th and Mission street BART Plaza | Look for the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice Banner-see photo below…

Tamara Pearson (2022-09-21). Does Mexico's wind industry deliver more dirty profits than clean energy? greenleft.org.au Almost all wind farms in Mexico are privately owned, typically by European and US transnational companies. While wind farms are touted as climate solutions, the profit-hungry companies are actually causing widespread damage to the regions they're based in, reports Tamara Pearson.

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran calls on ICJ to condemn US for HR, intl. laws violations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iran's representative to the International Court of Justice in the Hague called for US government condemnation for human rights violations against Iran and its people and demanded compensation.

____ (2022-09-21). Pres. Raeisi congratulates Armenia on National Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian President seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi felicitated Armenia's National Day in separate messages to the country's president and prime minister.

____ (2022-09-21). Politicization of human rights denounced. ecns.cn Experts at an online human rights event called for eliminating the negative impact of the politicization of human rights and promoting the healthy development of international human rights causes through cooperation and dialogue.

Joe Sims (2022-09-21). CPUSA leader: Democracy itself is on the ballot this November. peoplesworld.org The following is adapted from a report presented by Communist Party USA Co-Chair Joe Sims at the party's National Committee meeting, Sept. 18, 2022. Watch a video of his remarks here. In just a few weeks, voters will decide who controls Congress. Will it be those who outlawed abortion, blocked voting rights, and now want to …

____ (2022-09-21). FM focusing on promoting Iran's foreign trade in intl. arenas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for the Economic Diplomacy Affairs said that Ministry of Foreign Affairs is making its utmost efforts to enhance country's foreign policy in the international arenas.

Sharon Zhang (2022-09-21). Philadelphia Home Depot Workers File to Form Company's First-Ever Retail Union. truthout.org Retail workers at a Home Depot in Philadelphia The filing covers 274 employees, according to the National Labor Relations Bo…

Julia Conley (2022-09-21). Majority of Republican Voters Say US Should Be Declared a 'Christian Nation'. commondreams.org More than 60% of GOP voters supported codifying Christian nationalism even as they said the U.S. Constitution does not support such a declaration.

Staff (2022-09-21). Iran, Lebanon FMs review regional, intl. issues in New York. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and his Lebanese counterpart discussed important regional and international issues on the sidelines of the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-09-21). Cuba acogerá encuentro de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe. telesurtv.net El Convenio Constitutivo de la AEC se firmó el 24 de julio de 1994 en la ciudad colombiana de Cartagena de Indias.

John Helmer (2022-09-20). The Shelling of Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Takes Ukraine Side, Making UN Secretary-General Guterres Either a Liar or a Fool. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Iranian President Calls for Nuclear Deal Guarantees. telesurenglish.net Iran needs reassuring guarantees as well as the closure of the ongoing inquiry into the Islamic republic by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) before a nuclear deal can be reached, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday. | Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran, on Aug. 29, 2022. Raisi said on Monday Iran did not seek to develop nuclear weapons but would employ nuclear technology for civilian purposes.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). AMLO: Mexico's Proposal on Peace for Ukraine To Reach UNGA. telesurenglish.net President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard would present the proposal at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, U.S. | RELATED: | Andrés Manuel López ObradorAMLO said in his morning press conference from the National Palace that Mexico advocates peace, not war, not economic sanctions, not arms shipments, and called to promptly initiate dialogue to stop the suffering, displaced, refugees and deaths.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-20). Mirotvorets Kill List: West Left Its Own People to the Mercy of Ukraine's Gestapo. libya360.wordpress.com Ekaterina Blinova Nearly a month has passed since the hideous murder of Russian journalist Darya Dugina, who was immediately marked as "liquidated" on Ukraine's Mirotvorets hit list. However, the western press remains numb about the crime, thus opening the door to new assaults, said Sonja van den Ende, a Dutch independent journalist also targeted by…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-20). Game Changer? Immediate Referendums, Ukraine's Spent Reserves Russian Ops in Ukraine 09/21/2022. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 21, 2022 Referendums have been announced across Russian-held territory in Ukraine; If incorporated into the Russian Federation, Moscow could upgrade the special military operation significantly; The US Department of Defense, in a recent briefing, seems to acknowledge the limits of what aid it…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-20). Why Nigerian Protesters Want the French Army Out. libya360.wordpress.com Ekaterina Blinova Nigerians took to the streets of the country's capital Niamey on September 18, with some of the protesters carrying Russian flags and placards saying "criminal French Army get out" and "The colonial army of Barkhane must go". "The demonstration [on September 18] fits in a wider development and sentiment that has been…

Infobrics (2022-09-20). Is BRICS Reserve Currency a Pipe Dream. infobrics.org Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the development of a new global reserve currency in a recent speech to the BRICS Business Forum. This global reserve currency is expected to replace the special drawing right of the International Monetary Fund and includes the national currencies of the BRICS member states…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Turkish-Greek tensions escalate amid NATO-Russia war. wsws.org As the Greek president visits islands in the Aegean Sea and the US lifts its arms embargo on Cyprus, dangerous tensions between Athens and Ankara are rising.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Venezuela is a Reliable and Strategic Partner: Putin. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin affirmed that Russia will strengthen bilateral cooperation with Venezuela, a country that the Kremlin considers "a reliable and strategic partner." | RELATED: | "Russia and Venezuela maintain close or fully coincident positions on the main issues on the international agenda," Putin said during a ceremony in which he received credentials from ambassadors from 24 nations. | "We maintain an intense…

_____ (2022-09-20). Pakistan's Relations with Russia are Progressing Well. journal-neo.org Historically, relations between Moscow and Islamabad have been rather complicated. After declaring independence from British India, Pakistan made a geopolitical choice in its early decades, opting for close military-political and economic ties with the US, which largely predetermined the cool relations between the former and the Soviet Union. There were particularly difficult periods in bilateral …

____ (2022-09-20). Recovered raptors released to wild in Beijing. ecns.cn Six recovered raptors — a kestrels, two red-footed falcons and three kestrels — were released to the wild on Monday. All of them are listed as Class II National protected animals in China.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-20). White House Official Says Biden's Comments on Defending Taiwan 'Speak for Themselves'. news.antiwar.com The top Asia official on the White House's National Security Council said Monday that President Biden's recent comments on defending Taiwan "speak for themselves" and rejected the characterization that the White House walked them back. "I do not believe that it is appropriate to call the remarks that came from the White House today as …

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Colombia's President Gustavo Petro in His Speech at UNGA. telesurenglish.net This Tuesday, addressing the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, U.S., the Colombian President proposed to "end the war on drugs and all wars, and allow our people to live in peace." | RELATED: | Petro advocates a new international strategy to fight drug trafficking, as he considers the global war on drugs a failure. | The guilty party for drug addiction is capitalist consumerism and its inabil…

Jack Gilroy (2022-09-20). Exposing the Merchants of Death. covertactionmagazine.com The village of Endicott, New York, is where the computer age began. International Business Machines, or IBM, has roots in Endicott back to 1916 as a time clock company. It later became the acclaimed leader in the design and building of business machines and, in 1981, introduced to the world the first personal computer. At …

_____ (2022-09-20). Philadelphia Museum of Art Workers Hold 1-Day Strike for Better Wages, Benefits. popularresistance.org Unionized workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art began a one-day "unfair practices" strike Friday morning amid ongoing negotiations with museum leadership on their first collective bargaining agreement. | The decision comes less than three weeks after AFSCME Local 397 members voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike and filed eight unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board, claiming that museum management engaged in union-busting practices during contract negotiations.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-20). Morocco Fails to Obtain Kenyan Endorsement for its Colonial Occupation of Western Sahara. libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni SADR President Brahim Ghali attending the inauguration ceremony of the Kenyan President William Ruto on September 13. (Photo: : Kamal Fadel/Twitter A Kenyan foreign ministry's communique has clarified that the announcement made on Twitter by newly elected President Willian Ruto on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and had…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). France Detects Avian Flu Case Increase in Coastal Birds. telesurenglish.net France detected an increase of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases in coastal birds since mid-May, the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food said on Monday. | RELATED: | The national health situation with regards to avian influenza had improved in France since the beginning of May, with the return to a level of risk classified as 'negligible'. However, since mid-May a sharp increase in cases has been observ…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Pakistan: COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign To Inoculate Children. telesurenglish.net Pakistan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Monday for children aged five to 11 in order to inoculate a maximum number of individuals to control the spread of the disease, the country's health ministry said. | RELATED: | In the first phase of the campaign, children will be vaccinated in the selected districts of the country's southern Sindh and eastern Punjab provinces along with the federal capital Islamabad, according t…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). UN: Bolivia Asks for Peace and Blames Capitalism for Conflicts. telesurenglish.net The President of Bolivia, Luis Arce, advocated for world peace in his speech at the seventieth session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York and accused the transnational corporations of the capitalist system of generating global conflicts. | President of Bolivia, Luis Alberto Arce Catacora delivers his address during the 77th General Debate inside the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 20 September 2022.

_____ (2022-09-20). Iran's Membership in the SCO Only Strengthens It. journal-neo.org The irreversible fundamental changes that have recently emerged in world politics and economics make the growing role of the new centers of power increasingly clear. They interact with each other based on the universally recognized principles of the primacy of international law and the Charter of the UN, to ensure equal and indivisible security, respect …

Sarah Brannon (2022-09-20). National Voter Registration Day is Today: Here's What You Need to Know. aclu.org Today is National Voter Registration Day, and it's important to make sure you are registered at your current address and ready to vote. You can get information about registering to vote or updating your voter registration When every eligible person can register and vote, the promise of democracy becomes more real for all of us. | We need our federal leaders to do everything within their authority to protect and promote the fundamental right to vote. | Last year, the Biden administration put forth…

Fight Back (2022-09-20). Tallahassee SDS marches for women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On September 7, Florida State University Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a march in defense of women's and reproductive rights, following the aftermath of the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. More than 40 students attended the march from the Legacy Fountain to the Integration Statue, accompanied by chants like "We won't go back! We will fight back!" | FSU SDS joined organizations across the country for a National Day of Action to defend reproductive rights and resist attacks on bodily autonomy. People across the country recognize the necessity to continue the strugg…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Somali Forces Kill 75 Al-Shabab Militants in Central Region. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Odowaa Yusuf Rageh, chief of Somali National Army (SNA) confirmed that his forces killed 75 al-Shabab militants during an operation conducted in the Hiran region of central Somalia. | RELATED: | The military operation was conducted in Yasoman village amid increased attacks by government forces. The operation was still underway to flush out the terrorists who have engaged the government forces in near-daily attacks. | T…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Geopolitical Divides Undermine International Law: Guterres. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the world is in big trouble and needs collective action across the board. | RELATED: | "Our world is in big trouble. Divides are growing deeper. Inequalities are growing wider. And challenges are spreading farther," Guterres said while addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) before the opening of the debate. | "We need acti…

Staff (2022-09-20). Contemporary poet 'Shahriar' commemorated in Tabriz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Known by his pen-name Shahriar, Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi was commemorated on a National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran.

Staff (2022-09-20). Exhibition on opportunities in Iran mining sector kicks off. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — The 11th International Investment Opportunities in Iran's Mines and Mining Industries Exhibition and Conference kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-09-20). Shireen Abu Akleh's family submits complaint to ICC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — The family of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has submitted an official complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to demand justice for her killing.

____ (2022-09-20). National Day gets underway with huge flower basket. ecns.cn Workers decorate an artificial flower basket at the Tiananmen Square ahead of the National Day holiday in Beijing, Sept. 19, 2022. Flower displays have been set up in Beijing to celebrate the upcoming National Day.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Long COVID and ME/CFS patients denounce Biden in protest outside White House. wsws.org The myalgic encephalomyelitis action group demonstrated in front of the White House to demand Biden declare that condition and Long COVID a national emergency and to rebuke his declaration that the pandemic is over.

____ (2022-09-19). Xi sends congratulatory letter to int'l forum on industrial, supply chains. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory letter to the International Forum on Resilient and Stable Industrial and Supply Chains.

Nitza Soledad Perez (2022-09-20). Thousands without power after Hurricane Fiona. america.cgtn.com Hurricane Fiona is thrashing the Turks and Caicos islands, after leaving a trail of destruction and devastation in other parts of the Caribbean.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-20). Grass-roots railroaders' movement to picket September 21 against proposed pact. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—A grass-roots movement of railroaders, who believe their national union leaders fell short of getting them what they deserve in a tentative agreement the Biden administration brokered between their unions and freight railroads, will conduct informational picketing nationally on September 21. The organization, Rail Labor for Coordinated Bargaining in 2025—which is when the next contract …

Labor Video Project (2022-09-20). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

____ (2022-09-20). Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan sign protocol on settlement of armed conflict on border. ecns.cn Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan signed a protocol to resolve their armed conflict on the border, the press service of Kyrgyzstan's State Committee for National Security reported Tuesday.

Catherine Crockett (2022-09-20). Sunday 9/18: International Peace Day Celebration – Monterey. indybay.org Whispering Pines Park, 1085 Pacific Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940…

Staff (2022-09-20). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación máxima de 700 MW en el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu En el día de ayer se afectó el servicio por déficit de capacidad de generación las 24 horas del día. La máxima afectación en el horario de la noche fue 1091 MW a las 20: 50 horas, coincidiendo con la hora pico. Se estima una afectación máxima de 700 MW en el horario diurno. Para el horario pico, se pronostica la entrada de la unidad 6 de la CTE Rente con 50 MW.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). Donetsk City Center Bombed by Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Deborah L. Armstrong Russell "Texas" Bentley, who lives in Donetsk, just sent me this video of the aftermath of the bombing, which pulverized buildings and killed at least 13 people on September 19. You can watch it here: Warning: Graphic images and adult language. Video courtesy Russell Bentley on Telegram: t.me/TXDPR/2181 Bentley messaged me the video…

____ (2022-09-19). (W.E. Talk) The U.S. 'Indo-Pacific Strategy' set to counter China and harms Asia-Pacific peace and security. ecns.cn In the latest W.E. Talk, Hu Bo, director of the South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative, Research Professor of the School of International Studies at Peking University and Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, research fellow at the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Member of the Board of Directors of the Philippine Association for Chinese Studies were invited to discuss on the above topics.

Fight Back (2022-09-19). Red Theory: What is neo-colonialism? fightbacknews.org In the previous two articles in this series, we've discussed imperialism, or monopoly capitalism, which Lenin called "the last stage of capitalism." We explained how imperialism and monopoly capitalism are synonymous, the laws of motion inherent in capitalism that lead to imperialism, how imperialism means war, and how imperialism has affected the national question. In our last article, we talked about how and why the contradiction between imperialism and the national liberation movements is the principal contradiction on a world scale. | In 1916, Lenin wrote, "Imperialism, as the highest stage of capitalism in…

Michael Nevradakis (2022-09-19). Court Orders Bill Gates, Indian Government to Respond to Lawsuit Filed by Family of Woman Who Died After AstraZeneca Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-19). Havana Ballet Festival will begin on October 20. en.cubadebate.cu From October 20 to November 13 of this year, the 27th Alicia Alonso International Ballet Festival of Havana will be held, which, precisely starting on the Day of Cuban Culture, will begin the celebrations for the 75th anniversary of the foundation of the National Ballet of Cuba, which will last until the last months of 2023. The Organizing Committee of the Festival, which is chaired by the prima ballerina Viengsay Valdés, general director of the National Ballet of Cuba, has announced that a series of performances of the great romantic ballet Giselle…

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WSWS (2022-09-20). Turkish-Greek tensions escalate amid NATO-Russia war. wsws.org As the Greek president visits islands in the Aegean Sea and the US lifts its arms embargo on Cyprus, dangerous tensions between Athens and Ankara are rising.

Infobrics (2022-09-20). Is BRICS Reserve Currency a Pipe Dream. infobrics.org Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the development of a new global reserve currency in a recent speech to the BRICS Business Forum. This global reserve currency is expected to replace the special drawing right of the International Monetary Fund and includes the national currencies of the BRICS member states…

Staff (2022-09-20). Blaming Iran for current situation in JCPOA talks "not fair" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Russian representative in Vienna-based international organizations says even if the nuclear talks in Vienna have reached a dead end, it is not fair to put all the blame on Iran.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-20). Local Peace Groups in National Day of Action to Stop Ukraine War. indybay.org Protesters deliver letters to Senators Feinstein and Padilla…

_____ (2022-09-20). Pakistan's Relations with Russia are Progressing Well. journal-neo.org Historically, relations between Moscow and Islamabad have been rather complicated. After declaring independence from British India, Pakistan made a geopolitical choice in its early decades, opting for close military-political and economic ties with the US, which largely predetermined the cool relations between the former and the Soviet Union. There were particularly difficult periods in bilateral …

____ (2022-09-20). Recovered raptors released to wild in Beijing. ecns.cn Six recovered raptors — a kestrels, two red-footed falcons and three kestrels — were released to the wild on Monday. All of them are listed as Class II National protected animals in China.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-20). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

From UN (2022-09-20). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

Fight Back (2022-09-20). Tallahassee SDS marches for women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On September 7, Florida State University Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held a march in defense of women's and reproductive rights, following the aftermath of the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. More than 40 students attended the march from the Legacy Fountain to the Integration Statue, accompanied by chants like "We won't go back! We will fight back!" | FSU SDS joined organizations across the country for a National Day of Action to defend reproductive rights and resist attacks on bodily autonomy. People across the country recognize the necessity to continue the strugg…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Long COVID and ME/CFS patients denounce Biden in protest outside White House. wsws.org The myalgic encephalomyelitis action group demonstrated in front of the White House to demand Biden declare that condition and Long COVID a national emergency and to rebuke his declaration that the pandemic is over.

____ (2022-09-20). Iran U17 football team defeat Comoros at Intl. Youth Soccer. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Iran U17 football team beat Comoros 3-1 in the 24th International Youth Soccer on Monday.

____ (2022-09-19). Xi sends congratulatory letter to int'l forum on industrial, supply chains. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory letter to the International Forum on Resilient and Stable Industrial and Supply Chains.

Staff (2022-09-20). Shireen Abu Akleh's family submits complaint to ICC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — The family of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has submitted an official complaint to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to demand justice for her killing.

Catherine Crockett (2022-09-20). Sunday 9/18: International Peace Day Celebration – Monterey. indybay.org Whispering Pines Park, 1085 Pacific Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940…

Labor Video Project (2022-09-20). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-20). Oak Flat: Biden's Justice Dept opposes Apache Elder, NCAI, Grandmothers in Federal Court. indybay.org In an insulting blow, President Biden's Justice Department is opposing an Apache Elder, the National Congress of American Indians, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, and the MICA Group, who filed as friends of the court in support of the Apache Stronghold's protection of sacred Oak Flat in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

____ (2022-09-20). National Day gets underway with huge flower basket. ecns.cn Workers decorate an artificial flower basket at the Tiananmen Square ahead of the National Day holiday in Beijing, Sept. 19, 2022. Flower displays have been set up in Beijing to celebrate the upcoming National Day.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org On September 15, Salvadorean workers and students marched in the national capital to protest the right wing Bukele administration; while unions and social organization in Uruguay held a one day national protest over social conditions.

Staff (2022-09-20). Contemporary poet 'Shahriar' commemorated in Tabriz. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Known by his pen-name Shahriar, Mohammad Hossein Behjat-Tabrizi was commemorated on a National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature in Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). NATO Prolongs the Ukraine Proxy War and Global Unrest. libya360.wordpress.com Aaron Maté With diplomacy thwarted, the US and its allies plan for "open-ended" military and economic warfare against Russia, no matter the costs at home and abroad. The Ukrainian military's routing of Russian forces from Kharkiv, which relied extensively on US planning, weaponry and intelligence, has sparked triumphant declarations that the tide has turned. According to The Atlantic's Anne…

Editor (2022-09-19). As Falls Russia, So Falls the World. scheerpost.com Vladimir Putin. [ By Here's a nightmare scenario: Unable to recruit enough soldiers from the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin takes North Korean leader Kim Jong-un up on

Editor (2022-09-19). Zelensky and NATO Plan to Transform Post-War Ukraine into Hyper-militarized Police State. scheerpost.com By Alexander Rubinstein / Just forty days after Russia's military campaign began inside Ukraine, Ukrainian President Vlodymyr Zelensky told reporters that in the future, his country would be like "a big Israel." The following day, one of Israel's top promoters in the Democratic Party published an op-ed in NATO's official think tank exploring how that could be executed. | Zelensky made his predict…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). How the US is Using the Azeri-Armenian Conflict to "Extend" Russia. libya360.wordpress.com Many have noted the suspicious and very convenient timing regarding Azerbaijan-Armenia hostilities which serve as an additional distraction for Russia amid its special military operation in Ukraine and its ongoing operations in Syria. In addition to a recent visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Armenia, anti-CSTO protests promoted by US government-funded media organizations…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-19). Russians Save Lives Of Ukrainian Servicemen On Battlefield (Videos). southfront.org Russian servicemen have recently shared several videos from the front lines in different Ukrainian regions, showing how the treat the captured Ukrainian soldiers. | Wounded Ukrainians are often left by their comrades on the battlefields. In turn, Russian servicemen treat prisoners of war in accordance with international military law. All necessary medical care is provided to the wounded. The Russians provide first aid and then transport the wounded from the battlefields to hospitals, wher…

Editor (2022-09-19). Biden Doubles Down on Defending Taiwan From Potential Chinese Invasion. scheerpost.com Screenshot of Biden's 60 Minutes interview. | By SP Staff / Original to ScheerPost | Note to Readers: This is a revised version of a story posted earlier today. | During an When interviewer Scott Pelley asked the president to specify that this would be a different scenario than Ukraine, this time with actual tro…

Infobrics (2022-09-19). BRICS Youth Play Critical Role in Development. infobrics.org Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said that young people play a critical role in the development of cities and encouraged youth from BRICS countries and the rest of the world to promote the joint development of youth and cities…

Infobrics (2022-09-19). China and India Can Be Pillars of Asian Century. infobrics.org China is happy to see India's development. The two countries are partners and opportunities to each other, rather than threats, and both China and India are committed to multilateralism and share a common interest in maintaining regional peace and security…

____ (2022-09-19). China's first Mars exploration mission achieves rich scientific results. ecns.cn China's first Mars exploration mission has achieved rich scientific results, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said Sunday.

____ (2022-09-19). China contributes quarter of world's new forest land in past 10 years. ecns.cn China has contributed a quarter of the world's new forest land in the past 10 years, said Li Chunliang, deputy director of the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, at a press conference Monday.

____ (2022-09-19). (W.E. Talk) The U.S. 'Indo-Pacific Strategy' set to counter China and harms Asia-Pacific peace and security. ecns.cn In the latest W.E. Talk, Hu Bo, director of the South China Sea Strategic Situation Probing Initiative, Research Professor of the School of International Studies at Peking University and Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, research fellow at the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Member of the Board of Directors of the Philippine Association for Chinese Studies were invited to discuss on the above topics.

____ (2022-09-19). New archaeological discoveries provide insight into Yellow River origins of Chinese civilization. ecns.cn A gold "funeral mask" dating back to more than 3,000 years ago was excavated from the tomb of an ancient noble in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province, officials with China's National Cultural Heritage Administration announced at a recent press conference.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-19). State Department Stops Publishing Military Expenditures, Arms Transfer Report. news.antiwar.com The State Department announced in August that it will no longer publish World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers (WMEAT) reports, which have been released by the US government since the 1960s. The WMEATs detail US global military spending, arms transfers, and related data for each country in the world. The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act …

WSWS (2022-09-19). World Bank says interest rate hikes are leading to global recession. wsws.org With virtually all central banks, large and small, lifting their rates as governments reduce spending, the bank said the global economy "is in the midst of one of the most internationally synchronous episodes of monetary and fiscal tightening of the past five decades."

WSWS (2022-09-19). UNICEF warns of worsening child malnutrition in Sri Lanka. wsws.org Fearing the resumption of mass protests and strikes, Wickremesinghe's claim that "no citizen should be starved and no child malnourished" is a desperate attempt to hide the social catastrophe, even as his government prepares to unleash new IMF austerity measures.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-19). Somalia: Clan Revolt Threatens the Future of al-Shabaab. libya360.wordpress.com The Somali government is using all means of war to defeat terrorists from all regions of the country. Clan support for the Somali army has confused and weakened the jihadists. Mogadishu-analysts agree that the Somali government is trying to invest the so-called popular revolution against the jihadist al-Shabaab movement in some federal states to be…

Fight Back (2022-09-19). Red Theory: What is neo-colonialism? fightbacknews.org In the previous two articles in this series, we've discussed imperialism, or monopoly capitalism, which Lenin called "the last stage of capitalism." We explained how imperialism and monopoly capitalism are synonymous, the laws of motion inherent in capitalism that lead to imperialism, how imperialism means war, and how imperialism has affected the national question. In our last article, we talked about how and why the contradiction between imperialism and the national liberation movements is the principal contradiction on a world scale. | In 1916, Lenin wrote, "Imperialism, as the highest stage of capitalism in…

WSWS (2022-09-19). Railroad workers' opposition builds to sellout deal to block national strike. wsws.org Nervous statements in the corporate press warn that Wednesday's deal reached with the rail unions could "fall apart" under the weight of amid rank-and-file anger.

Editor (2022-09-19). Democracy Now Interviews Dr. Gabor Maté on New Book, "The Myth of Normal" scheerpost.com Dr. Gabor Maté discusses how the healthcare system has harmfully promoted the "mechanization of birth," how the lack of social services for parents has led to "a massive abandonment of infants," and how capitalism has fueled addiction and the rise of youth suicide rates.

G. Dunkel (2022-09-19). Haiti explodes with cries of 'down with misery'. workers.org Since August 22, the date when the Haitian Revolution began in 1791, hundreds of thousands of Haitians have taken to the streets in every city and many towns to repeatedly say "down with misery." Marche in Hinche (Ench in Creyol), Haiti. Banner in Creyol gives the date and place of . . . |

Editor (2022-09-19). Chris Hedges: Strike, Strike, Strike. scheerpost.com

_____ (2022-09-19). US Is Becoming A 'Developing Country' On Global Rankings. popularresistance.org The United States may regard itself as a "leader of the free world," but an index of development released in July 2022 places the country much farther down the list. | In its global rankings, the United Nations Office of Sustainable Development dropped the U.S. to 41st worldwide, down from its previous ranking of 32nd. Under this methodology — an expansive model of 17 categories, or "goals," many of them focused on the environment and equity — the U.S. ranks between Cuba and Bulgaria. Both are widely regarded as developing countries. | The U.S. is also now considered a "flawed democracy," according to…

Ellie Dorritie (2022-09-19). Jeanette Merrill °Presente! — 'You have to be a partisan in the class struggle'. workers.org Buffalo, New York The class struggle lost our very partisan comrade Jeanette Fusco Merrill in the 90th year of her revolutionary life in August. Jeanette was a founding member of Workers World Party, for decades a National Committee member and a member of the Steering Committee of the Buffalo branch. . . . |

_____ (2022-09-19). Struggle To Save Oak Flats Exposes Ravages Of Colonization, Capitalism. popularresistance.org In 2014, Congress used a midnight rider added to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to hand the Indigenous Sacred Land at Oak Flats in Arizona over to a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, Resolution Copper, to mine, which would destroy the land and pollute the local water. Apache Stronghold and its allies are fighting to protect the land and with it, their cultural identity and religious freedom. A new Bureau of Land Management report and conflict within the Ninth Circuit Court are promising for them. Clearing the FOG speaks with Dr. Wendsler Nosie, Sr. about the significance of Oak Flats and how it exposes the…

Editor (2022-09-19). Banned in the USA: Banned Books Week Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-09-19). How Humans Are Making Pandemics Three Times More Likely. scheerpost.com By Mitchell Beer | The Energy Mix Habitat loss and global heating are making extreme epidemics like COVID-19 three times more likely, finds a new study. The yearly probability of zoonotic diseases—conditions caused by germs spread from animals to people—"can increase up to threefold in the coming decades," say the authors of a study published in the …

Deborah Rodriguez (2022-09-19). Five years after Hurricane Maria: Puerto Ricans continue to struggle. workers.org A Call to Action on Puerto Rico, a U.S.-based collective with an anti-colonial, pro-independence perspective stated, "Given the damages caused by Hurricane Fiona, we demand that Gobernador Pierluisi issue an executive order requesting that AEE (Electric Power Authority) recruit all the men and women displaced and retired from AEE to . . . |

____ (2022-09-19). Top legislator stresses ties with ROK. ecns.cn Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, highlighted the need for heightened cooperation and further alignment in development strategies during the three-day visit to the ROK.

____ (2022-09-19). Ministry ensures rural students not left behind. ecns.cn Students living in rural areas have been given more opportunities to attend key university as a result of a national special enrollment project launched in 2012, the Ministry of Education said on Thursday.

Michael Nevradakis (2022-09-19). Court Orders Bill Gates, Indian Government to Respond to Lawsuit Filed by Family of Woman Who Died After AstraZeneca Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-19). Cuba carried out a dynamic test prior to the popular referendum on the new Family Code. en.cubadebate.cu The dynamic test prior to the popular referendum on the new Family Code, to be held on, ended today throughout Cuba. During the exercise, the specialists checked the availability of material and human resources, as well as computer systems and data transmission. The president of the National Electoral Council, Alina Balseiro, explained that the electoral steps taken are very important, both the dynamic test and the vote abroad, planned as established in the program.

____ (2022-09-19). The Great Success of Mikhail Gorbachev. transcend.org 3G: Gandhi, Galtung, Gorbachev…

Jeff Schuhrke (2022-09-19). 'It's Not Over': While Biden Touts Rail Deal, Workers Have Yet to Vote—And Many Remain Skeptical. commondreams.org A national rail strike could still be on the table if rank-and-file workers reject the tentative agreement announced by the White House this week.

PAI (2022-09-19). Want to wear union gear at work? NLRB says go for it. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Workers can wear union insignia, such as buttons and patches, on the job in most cases, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled. Firms can legally ban it only when they prove "special circumstances" justify their action, case by case. In the 3-2 decision along party lines, the full board ruled for the United …

Staff (2022-09-19). US created industry of litigation in violation of intl. law. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Iran says the United States has created an industry of litigation over terror claims against Tehran in violation of international law.

____ (2022-09-19). Xinjiang hits back over UN assessment. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has said that it will not accept investigations by the international community into its alleged human rights issues following the release of a recent United Nations report on the region that it says is based on false information and rumors.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-18). The SCO Summit and the Need for a New Global Security Architecture. libya360.wordpress.com Matthew Ehret During a meeting held between Putin and Xi the recent Shanghai Organization Summit in Samarkand, the Chinese leader re-affirmed his understanding both of the historical moment now shaping the world and also the vital role he understands both Russia and China must play in navigating humanity through this storm saying: "Dear President Putin, my…

____ (2022-09-18). (W. E. Talk) Understood or Smeared: China's Bifurcated Image. ecns.cn The research report "Xinjiang: Understanding the Complexity and Constructing Peace," jointly published by several Italian think tanks, recently sparked international attention. This report's significance may lie in that it not only shows the world the real China but also that people are becoming more and more aware of how China has suffered from international public opinion. The understanding of Chinaworldwide is getting more and better.

EDMIN (2022-09-18). The Overview: An all-encompassing Axiom. sitrepworld.info I used to develop databases in Filemaker, an Apple software product so easy that it was often the Administrative Assistant who created the organization's database(s). Except for enormous transactional systems, like those handling the ATMs of large banks, Filemaker was a far better choice, for many reasons, than the clumsy, dysfunctional piece of junk called Oracle, for a tiny fraction of the cost. I bring this up because this is one of innumerable examples of the innate corruption of the Imperialist/Capitalist system, where profit predictably trumps common sense, not to mention simple human decency. Oracle,…

Fight Back (2022-09-18). Fight Back! Radio is dope. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Using the tag line, "Going to the Heart of the People's Struggle," our podcast has quickly spread across the country. Fight Back! Radio host Richard Berg noted, "We do interviews with the real leaders of the people's struggles. We go past the bourgeois think tanks by talking to activists that are organizing workers, oppressed nationality peoples, students and other fighters." | Since hitting the airwaves on May Day 2022, Fight Back! Radio has captured the imagination of revolutionaries and activists everywhere. In a very short time, the podcast has reached 10,000 downloads by interviewing the most s…

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Infobrics (2022-09-19). BRICS Youth Play Critical Role in Development. infobrics.org Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said that young people play a critical role in the development of cities and encouraged youth from BRICS countries and the rest of the world to promote the joint development of youth and cities…

Infobrics (2022-09-19). China and India Can Be Pillars of Asian Century. infobrics.org China is happy to see India's development. The two countries are partners and opportunities to each other, rather than threats, and both China and India are committed to multilateralism and share a common interest in maintaining regional peace and security…

Fight Back (2022-09-19). Red Theory: What is neo-colonialism? fightbacknews.org In the previous two articles in this series, we've discussed imperialism, or monopoly capitalism, which Lenin called "the last stage of capitalism." We explained how imperialism and monopoly capitalism are synonymous, the laws of motion inherent in capitalism that lead to imperialism, how imperialism means war, and how imperialism has affected the national question. In our last article, we talked about how and why the contradiction between imperialism and the national liberation movements is the principal contradiction on a world scale. | In 1916, Lenin wrote, "Imperialism, as the highest stage of capitalism in…

Michael Nevradakis (2022-09-19). Court Orders Bill Gates, Indian Government to Respond to Lawsuit Filed by Family of Woman Who Died After AstraZeneca Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-19). Back-door proliferation: IAEA, AUKUS and nuclear submarine technology. greenleft.org.au Australia's operation of nuclear-powered submarines will make it the first non-nuclear weapon state to manipulate a loophole in the International Atomic Energy Agency inspection system. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-19). Local Peace Groups in National Day of Action to Stop Ukraine War. indybay.org Protesters deliver letters to Senators Feinstein and Padilla…

____ (2022-09-19). New archaeological discoveries provide insight into Yellow River origins of Chinese civilization. ecns.cn A gold "funeral mask" dating back to more than 3,000 years ago was excavated from the tomb of an ancient noble in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan Province, officials with China's National Cultural Heritage Administration announced at a recent press conference.

____ (2022-09-19). China's first Mars exploration mission achieves rich scientific results. ecns.cn China's first Mars exploration mission has achieved rich scientific results, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said Sunday.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-19). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

WSWS (2022-09-19). World Bank says interest rate hikes are leading to global recession. wsws.org With virtually all central banks, large and small, lifting their rates as governments reduce spending, the bank said the global economy "is in the midst of one of the most internationally synchronous episodes of monetary and fiscal tightening of the past five decades."

WSWS (2022-09-19). UNICEF warns of worsening child malnutrition in Sri Lanka. wsws.org Fearing the resumption of mass protests and strikes, Wickremesinghe's claim that "no citizen should be starved and no child malnourished" is a desperate attempt to hide the social catastrophe, even as his government prepares to unleash new IMF austerity measures.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Railroad workers' opposition builds to sellout deal to block national strike. wsws.org Nervous statements in the corporate press warn that Wednesday's deal reached with the rail unions could "fall apart" under the weight of amid rank-and-file anger.

From UN (2022-09-19). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

John Feffer (2022-09-19). Is Authoritarian Exceptionalism the Future? commondreams.org Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?

Labor Video Project (2022-09-19). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

Jake Johnson (2022-09-19). 'No Regard for the Law': Starbucks to Deny Union Workers New Paid Leave Benefits. commondreams.org "Their goal is to retaliate against and punish union stores," said Starbucks Workers United.

____ (2022-09-19). Top legislator stresses ties with ROK. ecns.cn Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, highlighted the need for heightened cooperation and further alignment in development strategies during the three-day visit to the ROK.

Catherine Crockett (2022-09-19). Sunday 9/18: International Peace Day Celebration – Monterey. indybay.org Whispering Pines Park, 1085 Pacific Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940…

____ (2022-09-19). Ministry ensures rural students not left behind. ecns.cn Students living in rural areas have been given more opportunities to attend key university as a result of a national special enrollment project launched in 2012, the Ministry of Education said on Thursday.

____ (2022-09-19). Xinjiang hits back over UN assessment. ecns.cn The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has said that it will not accept investigations by the international community into its alleged human rights issues following the release of a recent United Nations report on the region that it says is based on false information and rumors.

Staff (2022-09-19). Cuba carried out a dynamic test prior to the popular referendum on the new Family Code. en.cubadebate.cu The dynamic test prior to the popular referendum on the new Family Code, to be held on, ended today throughout Cuba. During the exercise, the specialists checked the availability of material and human resources, as well as computer systems and data transmission. The president of the National Electoral Council, Alina Balseiro, explained that the electoral steps taken are very important, both the dynamic test and the vote abroad, planned as established in the program.

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-19). Oak Flat: Biden's Justice Dept opposes Apache Elder, NCAI, Grandmothers in Federal Court. indybay.org In an insulting blow, President Biden's Justice Department is opposing an Apache Elder, the National Congress of American Indians, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, and the MICA Group, who filed as friends of the court in support of the Apache Stronghold's protection of sacred Oak Flat in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

PAI (2022-09-19). Want to wear union gear at work? NLRB says go for it. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON (PAI)—Workers can wear union insignia, such as buttons and patches, on the job in most cases, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled. Firms can legally ban it only when they prove "special circumstances" justify their action, case by case. In the 3-2 decision along party lines, the full board ruled for the United …

Staff (2022-09-18). Kremlin responds to Western nuclear claims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — The cases of when Russia will use nuclear weapons are stated in the national nuclear doctrine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-18). The SCO Summit and the Need for a New Global Security Architecture. libya360.wordpress.com Matthew Ehret During a meeting held between Putin and Xi the recent Shanghai Organization Summit in Samarkand, the Chinese leader re-affirmed his understanding both of the historical moment now shaping the world and also the vital role he understands both Russia and China must play in navigating humanity through this storm saying: "Dear President Putin, my…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-18). Financial Support For Syrian Opposition Coalition In Turkey Has Been Suspended. southfront.org The official logo of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces. | The backers of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, commonly known as the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC), had suspended their financial support, Sputnik reported on September 18. | According to the Russian news agency, the decision to suspend financial support to the Istanbul-based coalition came as Syrian opposition leaders are preparing to travel to the United States to attend…

____ (2022-09-18). (W. E. Talk) Understood or Smeared: China's Bifurcated Image. ecns.cn The research report "Xinjiang: Understanding the Complexity and Constructing Peace," jointly published by several Italian think tanks, recently sparked international attention. This report's significance may lie in that it not only shows the world the real China but also that people are becoming more and more aware of how China has suffered from international public opinion. The understanding of Chinaworldwide is getting more and better.

____ (2022-09-18). China to impose sanctions on CEOs of Raytheon Technologies, Boeing Defense. ecns.cn China has decided to impose sanctions on two senior executives of American firms involved in the latest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, to defend China's national sovereignty and security interests, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said on Friday.

EDMIN (2022-09-18). The Overview: An all-encompassing Axiom. sitrepworld.info I used to develop databases in Filemaker, an Apple software product so easy that it was often the Administrative Assistant who created the organization's database(s). Except for enormous transactional systems, like those handling the ATMs of large banks, Filemaker was a far better choice, for many reasons, than the clumsy, dysfunctional piece of junk called Oracle, for a tiny fraction of the cost. I bring this up because this is one of innumerable examples of the innate corruption of the Imperialist/Capitalist system, where profit predictably trumps common sense, not to mention simple human decency. Oracle,…

TeleSUR (2022-09-18). Cuban Legislative Referendum Begins With Vote Abroad. telesurenglish.net Voting for the legislative referendum that will put into effect the new Cuban Family Code began this Sunday in the venues authorized to vote abroad, confirmed the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs. | RELATED: | According to the figures of the National Electoral Council, there are a little more than 1,000 polling stations set up abroad so that Cubans on official missions can exercise their right to vote in 123 countries. | These are…

TeleSUR (2022-09-18). Cuba Slams Israel for Destabilizing West Asian Region. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, through a message issued on his Twitter account, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez condemned a new attack by the Israeli regime against Damascus, the Syrian capital, which resulted in the death of five military personnel and some material damage. | RELATED: | "I strongly condemn Israel's constant incursions into Syrian territory, in blatant violation of international laws and endangering stability i…

Editor (2022-09-18). Shift from Fossils to Renewables Will Save $12 Trillion by 20. scheerpost.com panels and wind turbines pave the way to a cheaper, greener future. [ By Mitchell Beer | Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy will save countries at least US$12 trillion by 20 , an Oxford University research team reports.

Staff (2022-09-18). Venezuelan Ministers Visit Colombia First Time After President Petro's Inauguration (+Poetry). orinocotribune.com A delegation of officials from Venezuela, consisting of the Minister for Communications and Information Freddy àëáñez, Minister for Culture Ernesto Villegas, and the Táchira state Governor Freddy Bernal, arrived on Saturday, September 17 in Cúcuta, Colombia, to participate in the Binational Meeting of Poets from Venezuela and Colombia for Peace. They went to Colombia through the Simón Bolívar Bridge border crossing. | It is the first time that Venezuelan ministers are visiting Colombia since Gustavo Petro took office on August 7, and diplomatic relations were resumed. His predecessor, Iván Duque, did not rec…

Fight Back (2022-09-18). Fight Back! Radio is dope. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Using the tag line, "Going to the Heart of the People's Struggle," our podcast has quickly spread across the country. Fight Back! Radio host Richard Berg noted, "We do interviews with the real leaders of the people's struggles. We go past the bourgeois think tanks by talking to activists that are organizing workers, oppressed nationality peoples, students and other fighters." | Since hitting the airwaves on May Day 2022, Fight Back! Radio has captured the imagination of revolutionaries and activists everywhere. In a very short time, the podcast has reached 10,000 downloads by interviewing the most s…

Editor (2022-09-18). Corporate Media Is Trying to Convince People Student Debt Forgiveness Is Bad. scheerpost.com

Staff (2022-09-18). The magic and allure of Persian poetry. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Today is the National Day of Persian Poetry and a good opportunity to learn more about some of the greatest Persian poets with their lasting influence on the Persian language and rising popularity across the world.

____ (2022-09-18). Iran U17 edges past Niigata in Japan tournament. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Iran defeated Niigata 2-1 in the 24th International Youth Soccer on Sunday thanks to a brace from Mohammad Askari.

Staff (2022-09-18). VIDEO: Iran commemorates contemporary poet 'Shahriar'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — September 18 has been named the 'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' in Iran to coincide with the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar.

Nick Cleveland-Stout (2022-09-18). Meet the Members of Congress Who Traded Defense Stocks While Making National Security Policy. commondreams.org Though all of the lawmakers in a recent analysis deny any impropriety, the capacity for competing interests is clear.

Dan Williams (2022-09-18). Detroit Auto Show puts spotlight on electric vehicles. america.cgtn.com After a three-and-a-half-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the North American International Auto Show has opened its doors to the public once again. Analysts predict electric vehicles could make up more than half of U.S. car sales by 2030. And that trend is …

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-18). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-17). Fraudulent Yale School of Management Report Says Russia Will Be Crushed by Western Sanctions. libya360.wordpress.com Eric Zuesse SCO Summit forges a path to a strong multipolar world A Yale School of Management and Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute study titled "Business Retreats and Sanctions Are Crippling the Russian Economy" was issued in August, and it argues on a fraudulent basis that because (so they allege) "Russia needs world markets as…

_____ (2022-09-17). Sanctions Won't Stop Latin American Leaders From Talking With US Workers. popularresistance.org On September 24, leaders from Cuba and Venezuela will speak at an event titled "The People's Summit: Democracy Beyond the US Empire". The event is convened by the International Peoples' Assembly, an international network of people's movements and organizations. The event will be held in the historic Riverside Church in Morningside Heights, as the UN General Assembly convenes further downtown in Manhattan. | Speakers include Bruno Rodriguez, the Foreign Minister of Cuba, Carlos Faria, the Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Kristin Richardson Jordan, District 9 Council Member for New York City, Vijay Prashad, Director…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-17). SCO Summit Offers Vision of Hope Amid U.S.-Led Insanity for War. libya360.wordpress.com Strategic Culture Foundation The SCO summit this week offers much welcome hope for a saner, more peaceful world. The 22nd summit this week of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization explicitly and unreservedly promotes peaceful partnership and multilateralism — in stark contrast to the de facto Western worldview of hegemony and endless conflict. The SCO summit, held…

Fight Back (2022-09-17). Austin students rally in defense of abortion rights. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX — The Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organized a rally at the University of Texas at Austin on September 15 in defense of women's and reproductive rights, as a part of the National SDS Day of Action. About 35 students rallied at 6 p.m. at the corner of Speedway and 21st Street on UT campus. Speakers from six other organizations gave speeches condemning the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the Texas Heartbeat Act. | The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB8) was passed in September last year in preparation for the overturning of Roe v. Wade. It bans abortions when there are cells that will l…

Editor (2022-09-17). Chomsky and Ellsberg on the Death of Gorbachev (video). scheerpost.com By Paul Jay / theAnalysis.news Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg discuss the significance of the life of Mikhail Gorbachev and what the deconstruction of the Soviet Union means for today's world. Noam and Daniel join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news. _______________________________________________ 00: 00 Introduction 01: 09 End of the Soviet Union and the Role of Gorbachev …

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). Guerra en Ucrania: Las transnacionales hacen ganancias. workers.org Por Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El autor es Consultor y analista internacional venezolano, ha publicado artículos en Revistas especializadas de Puerto Rico, Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Brasil, Venezuela, México, Argentina y España así como en diversos periódicos e innumerables páginas de Internet. Fue Director de Relaciones Internacionales de la Presidencia de la . . . |

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2022-09-18: News Headlines

____ (2022-09-18). China to impose sanctions on CEOs of Raytheon Technologies, Boeing Defense. ecns.cn China has decided to impose sanctions on two senior executives of American firms involved in the latest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, to defend China's national sovereignty and security interests, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said on Friday.

Staff (2022-09-18). Kremlin responds to Western nuclear claims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — The cases of when Russia will use nuclear weapons are stated in the national nuclear doctrine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-18). Local Peace Groups in National Day of Action to Stop Ukraine War. indybay.org Protesters deliver letters to Senators Feinstein and Padilla…

____ (2022-09-18). (W. E. Talk) Understood or Smeared: China's Bifurcated Image. ecns.cn The research report "Xinjiang: Understanding the Complexity and Constructing Peace," jointly published by several Italian think tanks, recently sparked international attention. This report's significance may lie in that it not only shows the world the real China but also that people are becoming more and more aware of how China has suffered from international public opinion. The understanding of Chinaworldwide is getting more and better.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-18). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

EDMIN (2022-09-18). The Overview: An all-encompassing Axiom. sitrepworld.info I used to develop databases in Filemaker, an Apple software product so easy that it was often the Administrative Assistant who created the organization's database(s). Except for enormous transactional systems, like those handling the ATMs of large banks, Filemaker was a far better choice, for many reasons, than the clumsy, dysfunctional piece of junk called Oracle, for a tiny fraction of the cost. I bring this up because this is one of innumerable examples of the innate corruption of the Imperialist/Capitalist system, where profit predictably trumps common sense, not to mention simple human decency. Oracle,…

From UN (2022-09-18). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

Fight Back (2022-09-18). Fight Back! Radio is dope. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Using the tag line, "Going to the Heart of the People's Struggle," our podcast has quickly spread across the country. Fight Back! Radio host Richard Berg noted, "We do interviews with the real leaders of the people's struggles. We go past the bourgeois think tanks by talking to activists that are organizing workers, oppressed nationality peoples, students and other fighters." | Since hitting the airwaves on May Day 2022, Fight Back! Radio has captured the imagination of revolutionaries and activists everywhere. In a very short time, the podcast has reached 10,000 downloads by interviewing the most s…

Editor (2022-09-18). Shift from Fossils to Renewables Will Save $12 Trillion by 20. scheerpost.com panels and wind turbines pave the way to a cheaper, greener future. [ By Mitchell Beer | Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy will save countries at least US$12 trillion by 20 , an Oxford University research team reports.

Catherine Crockett (2022-09-18). Sunday 9/18: International Peace Day Celebration – Monterey. indybay.org Whispering Pines Park, 1085 Pacific Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940…

Staff (2022-09-18). The magic and allure of Persian poetry. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Today is the National Day of Persian Poetry and a good opportunity to learn more about some of the greatest Persian poets with their lasting influence on the Persian language and rising popularity across the world.

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-18). Oak Flat: Biden's Justice Dept opposes Apache Elder, NCAI, Grandmothers in Federal Court. indybay.org In an insulting blow, President Biden's Justice Department is opposing an Apache Elder, the National Congress of American Indians, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, and the MICA Group, who filed as friends of the court in support of the Apache Stronghold's protection of sacred Oak Flat in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-18). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-18). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

Staff (2022-09-18). VIDEO: Iran commemorates contemporary poet 'Shahriar'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — September 18 has been named the 'National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature' in Iran to coincide with the death anniversary of the legendary Iranian poet Shahriar.

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). U.S. firms get rich, Ukrainian youth die. workers.org By Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein is a Venezuelan international relations expert, who was previously Director of the International Relations of the Presidency of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, his country's ambassador to Nicaragua and an advisor for international politics for TeleSUR. This article, published Sept. 7, was translated . . . |

____ (2022-09-17). China, Tàºrkiye need to advocate true multilateralism: Xi. ecns.cn China and Tàºrkiye need to advocate true multilateralism, uphold international fairness and justice, and strengthen cooperation within such multilateral organizations as the United Nations, the Group of 20 and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

_____ (2022-09-17). Sanctions Won't Stop Latin American Leaders From Talking With US Workers. popularresistance.org On September 24, leaders from Cuba and Venezuela will speak at an event titled "The People's Summit: Democracy Beyond the US Empire". The event is convened by the International Peoples' Assembly, an international network of people's movements and organizations. The event will be held in the historic Riverside Church in Morningside Heights, as the UN General Assembly convenes further downtown in Manhattan. | Speakers include Bruno Rodriguez, the Foreign Minister of Cuba, Carlos Faria, the Foreign Minister of Venezuela, Kristin Richardson Jordan, District 9 Council Member for New York City, Vijay Prashad, Director…

Editor (2022-09-17). In a Major Reversal of Fortunes Google Gets Slapped Down Hard By Europe's Top Regulatory Court. scheerpost.com Original to ScheerPost Google lost its appeal against the $4.125 billion antitrust fine filed by the European Union's General Court after the court's regulators uncovered huge infringements in how Google operated its Android OS by impeding competitors four years ago. For its next step, Google can now appeal on matters of law to Europe's highest …

WSWS (2022-09-17). Sri Lanka: Glenugie Estate workers protest wage cuts and harsh conditions. wsws.org The wage cuts and new work targets are part of the ongoing efforts of the tea plantation companies, assisted by the trade unions, to drive up productivity and boost profits.

TeleSUR (2022-09-17). Hurricane Warning Issued for Puerto Rico for Fiona. telesurenglish.net The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning for Puerto Rico on Saturday for the effects of Fiona, which for the moment continues as a tropical storm. | RELATED: | Through its Twitter account, the agency also warned of heavy rains that could produce "flooding and landslides in parts of Puerto Rico". | The hurricane warning issued by the National Hurricane Center is in effect for Puerto Rico, and inc…

Christine Massey (2022-09-17). Video: Does the Virus Exist? Has SARS-CoV-2 Been Isolated? Interview with Christine Massey. globalresearch.ca "is there reliable evidence that SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"? | Christine Massey submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to some 90 Health /Science institutions.

Otis Grotewohl (2022-09-17). West Virginia politicians ban abortion, but not without a fight. workers.org Charleston, West Virginia Sept. 14 — The Republican-majority West Virginia legislature passed an abortion ban during a Sept. 13 special session. The same legislature had introduced the bill to ban abortion, known as HB 302, in late July. (See "Abortion access under attack in West Virginia," Workers World, July 29.) . . . |

_____ (2022-09-17). Mining Mafias Ruin Livelihoods Of Farmers And Pastorals, Spread Terror. popularresistance.org In Kolawalpur village of Banda District (state of Uttar Pradesh), many farmers complained bitterly that the miners of river sand had destroyed their farms and standing crops. What is more, threat of floods in the rainy season and the river drying up in the dry season had increased due to the excessive extraction of sand from the river using heavy machines. Workers who were employed in sand mining had not been paid the wages due to them. | In Mahawa and Bhirala villages of Sikar district (state of Rajasthan) the farmers and pastorals had been devastated by mining of stone and the use of dynamite for this. Water so…

TeleSUR (2022-09-17). Venezuela Rejects U.S. Report on Drug Producers. telesurenglish.net Venezuela rejected the U.S. government's memorandum on drug-producing countries and condemned its interfering role. | RELATED: | "In this infamous publication the faithful fulfillment of the international commitments of the Bolivarian Government, whose tenor to address the ongoing fight against illicit drug trafficking has been under the foundations of the United Nations," said the Foreign Ministry. | In a communiqué, the Venez…

Misión Verdad (2022-09-17). First Analysis: Venezuela Agrees to Mediate Between Colombian Government of President Petro and the ELN. orinocotribune.com By Franco Vielma — Sep 14, 2022 | The Colombian government of President Gustavo Petro sent a letter requesting Venezuela to be the guarantor of the negotiation and peace process between the government and the Colombian guerrilla organization National Liberation Army (ELN). | Venezuela answered in the affirmative. President Nicolás Maduro Moros pointed out that "once again, as Commander [Hugo] Chávez did in his time to guarantee the Peace Accords [between the Colombian government and the FARC], Venezuela accepts the role of guarantor of the negotiations and the Colombian peace agreements with the ELN." | Pre…

Editor (2022-09-17). "Death By Incarceration": Human Rights Groups Urge UN to Call for Abolition of Life Without Parole Sentences. scheerpost.com

_____ (2022-09-17). For People In Caribbean, Leaving British Monarchy More Than Symbolic. popularresistance.org Born in the Bahamas in the late 1940s when the archipelago was still under the British rule, Niambi Hall Campbell-Dean's mother was taught in school a version of colonial history that did not focus on the suffering of the slaves who were brought to the islands against their will. | "Their version [of the history], I think, more than changing the story was the story of a mission. For example, my mother, who was born as a baby boomer, grew up learning that coal came from a certain part of England. But it was never about the archipelago of the islands of the Bahamas. Their focus of the education was really on creati…

Editor (2022-09-17). Chomsky and Ellsberg on the Death of Gorbachev (video). scheerpost.com By Paul Jay / theAnalysis.news Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg discuss the significance of the life of Mikhail Gorbachev and what the deconstruction of the Soviet Union means for today's world. Noam and Daniel join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news. _______________________________________________ 00: 00 Introduction 01: 09 End of the Soviet Union and the Role of Gorbachev …

WSWS (2022-09-17). Railroaders furious after unions reveal that no tentative agreement exists, despite sabotage of strike. wsws.org Workers are livid after the two largest rail unions revealed on Friday, less than a day after blocking a national strike, that no tentative agreements yet exist between the unions and the carriers.

Staff (2022-09-17). Iran not accept changes in internationally-recognized borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — In a meeting with the President of Turkey, President Raeisi said rejected any change in the internationally-recognized, historical and geopolitical borders in the region as unacceptable to Iran.

Fight Back (2022-09-17). Austin students rally in defense of abortion rights. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX — The Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organized a rally at the University of Texas at Austin on September 15 in defense of women's and reproductive rights, as a part of the National SDS Day of Action. About 35 students rallied at 6 p.m. at the corner of Speedway and 21st Street on UT campus. Speakers from six other organizations gave speeches condemning the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the Texas Heartbeat Act. | The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB8) was passed in September last year in preparation for the overturning of Roe v. Wade. It bans abortions when there are cells that will l…

Editor (2022-09-17). Luring Doctors From Poorer Countries is the UK's Quiet Scandal. scheerpost.com By Patrick Cockburn / CounterPunch The looting of artistic and religious objects from Africa and Asia by British invaders in the 19th century causes much rancorous debate about whether the artefacts should be returned to the countries they were originally stolen from. But discussion is much more muted about equally acquisitive expeditions launched by Britain today that may …

Staff (2022-09-17). La Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación superior a los 800 MW en el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica para este sábado una afectación máxima de 850 MW en el horario diurno. Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2405 MW y una demanda máxima de 3100 MW, para un déficit de 695 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 765 MW en este horario.

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). Ucrania: øuna guerra en minifaldas? workers.org Por Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El autor es Consultor y analista internacional venezolano, ha publicado artículos en Revistas especializadas de Puerto Rico, Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Brasil, Venezuela, México, Argentina y España así como en diversos periódicos e innumerables páginas de Internet. Fue Director de Relaciones Internacionales de la Presidencia de la . . . |

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-09-17). México propone Comisión Internacional de paz para Ucrania. telesurtv.net La Comisión estaría presidida por el secretario general de la ONU y el primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi.

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). Guerra en Ucrania: Las transnacionales hacen ganancias. workers.org Por Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El autor es Consultor y analista internacional venezolano, ha publicado artículos en Revistas especializadas de Puerto Rico, Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Brasil, Venezuela, México, Argentina y España así como en diversos periódicos e innumerables páginas de Internet. Fue Director de Relaciones Internacionales de la Presidencia de la . . . |

Infobrics (2022-09-16). India unlikely to be coerced by G7 to enforce price cap on Russian oil. infobrics.org Ursula von der Leyen says anti-Russia sanctions "are here to stay" despite European crisis…

Infobrics (2022-09-16). BRICS New Development Bank: A Second Bretton Woods or a New Trend with its Own Future. infobrics.org The main institutions of the Bretton Woods system, which have existed since the Second World War, are rapidly losing their economic weight. At this time, key actors in the developing world are coming to the fore, calling into question the out-dated rules of the game, including the hegemony of the West. Instead of destroying the legacy of the last century, they offer an alternative economic system where each player is able to influence important decisions at the international level…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-16). Trump-named judge gives Trump another reward, stalling Justice Dept. probe. peoplesworld.org WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Florida U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, named to the job by former Republican Oval Office occupant Donald Trump, has given Trump a second reward within three weeks. She's further stalled the Justice Department's investigation into Trump's criminal heist of secret and sensitive national security documents from the White House to his Mar-A-Lago …

Editor (2022-09-16). How a City's Unequal Infrastructure Makes Poorer Neighborhoods Hotter. scheerpost.com

Staff (2022-09-16). Iran FM discusses latest intl. developments with UN official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs discussed the most important regional and international developments.

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2022-09-17: News Headlines

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). U.S. firms get rich, Ukrainian youth die. workers.org By Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein is a Venezuelan international relations expert, who was previously Director of the International Relations of the Presidency of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, his country's ambassador to Nicaragua and an advisor for international politics for TeleSUR. This article, published Sept. 7, was translated . . . |

Staff (2022-09-17). Iran not accept changes in internationally-recognized borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — In a meeting with the President of Turkey, President Raeisi said rejected any change in the internationally-recognized, historical and geopolitical borders in the region as unacceptable to Iran.

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-17). Oak Flat: Biden's Justice Dept opposes Apache Elder, NCAI, Grandmothers in Federal Court. indybay.org In an insulting blow, President Biden's Justice Department is opposing an Apache Elder, the National Congress of American Indians, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, and the MICA Group, who filed as friends of the court in support of the Apache Stronghold's protection of sacred Oak Flat in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

____ (2022-09-17). China, Tàºrkiye need to advocate true multilateralism: Xi. ecns.cn China and Tàºrkiye need to advocate true multilateralism, uphold international fairness and justice, and strengthen cooperation within such multilateral organizations as the United Nations, the Group of 20 and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

____ (2022-09-17). China to impose sanctions on CEOs of Raytheon Technologies, Boeing Defense. ecns.cn China has decided to impose sanctions on two senior executives of American firms involved in the latest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, to defend China's national sovereignty and security interests, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning said on Friday.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Sri Lanka: Glenugie Estate workers protest wage cuts and harsh conditions. wsws.org The wage cuts and new work targets are part of the ongoing efforts of the tea plantation companies, assisted by the trade unions, to drive up productivity and boost profits.

From UN (2022-09-17). California ready for Unstoppable Africa. indybay.org The entire California Corridor to include or California State Capitol is looking forward to hosting our African Diaspora Spring 2023, building on goals and objectives of the Global Africa Business Initiative…

Otis Grotewohl (2022-09-17). West Virginia politicians ban abortion, but not without a fight. workers.org Charleston, West Virginia Sept. 14 — The Republican-majority West Virginia legislature passed an abortion ban during a Sept. 13 special session. The same legislature had introduced the bill to ban abortion, known as HB 302, in late July. (See "Abortion access under attack in West Virginia," Workers World, July 29.) . . . |

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-17). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Railroaders furious after unions reveal that no tentative agreement exists, despite sabotage of strike. wsws.org Workers are livid after the two largest rail unions revealed on Friday, less than a day after blocking a national strike, that no tentative agreements yet exist between the unions and the carriers.

Catherine Crockett (2022-09-17). Sunday 9/18: International Peace Day Celebration – Monterey. indybay.org Whispering Pines Park, 1085 Pacific Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940…

Fight Back (2022-09-17). Austin students rally in defense of abortion rights. fightbacknews.org Austin, TX — The Austin Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organized a rally at the University of Texas at Austin on September 15 in defense of women's and reproductive rights, as a part of the National SDS Day of Action. About 35 students rallied at 6 p.m. at the corner of Speedway and 21st Street on UT campus. Speakers from six other organizations gave speeches condemning the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the Texas Heartbeat Act. | The Texas Heartbeat Act (SB8) was passed in September last year in preparation for the overturning of Roe v. Wade. It bans abortions when there are cells that will l…

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-09-17). México propone Comisión Internacional de paz para Ucrania. telesurtv.net La Comisión estaría presidida por el secretario general de la ONU y el primer ministro de India, Narendra Modi.

Staff (2022-09-17). La Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación superior a los 800 MW en el horario diurno. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica para este sábado una afectación máxima de 850 MW en el horario diurno. Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2405 MW y una demanda máxima de 3100 MW, para un déficit de 695 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 765 MW en este horario.

A Guest Author (2022-09-17). Ucrania: øuna guerra en minifaldas? workers.org Por Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El autor es Consultor y analista internacional venezolano, ha publicado artículos en Revistas especializadas de Puerto Rico, Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Brasil, Venezuela, México, Argentina y España así como en diversos periódicos e innumerables páginas de Internet. Fue Director de Relaciones Internacionales de la Presidencia de la . . . |

Staff (2022-09-16). Iran FM discusses latest intl. developments with UN official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister and the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs discussed the most important regional and international developments.

Staff (2022-09-16). Arbaeen; Longest trek to further unify Muslims. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) — As one of the longest treks in the world, the Arbaeen procession is considered as an international religious ceremony to further unify the Muslims.

Camila Escalante (2022-09-16). Latin Americans Reject Resource Plundering by Same NATO Countries Fueling Military Conflict in Ukraine. orinocotribune.com By Camila Escalante Sep 13, 2022 | [The following is a slightly expanded version of a talk given by Camila Escalante to an online forum of the International Manifesto Group on August 7, 2022. The topic of the forum was ' On August 6 we celebrated 197 years of independence here in Bolivia. We listened intently to the speech by President Luis Arce delivered in Sucre, the capital city in Bolivia's Chiquisaca department. Among other issues, he spoke ab…

Infobrics (2022-09-16). NATO membership will harm Swedish international image and cause economic losses. infobrics.org The country may see a decrease in its exports if confirmed its adhesion to NATO.

Editor (2022-09-16). Why 'learn to live' with COVID deaths? workers.org If you write for the New York Times, expect to be assigned articles condemning China for causing its people enormous inconvenience and discomfort to avoid massive deaths from the coronavirus. The Times clearly shares the capitalist-class viewpoint that the world's priority should be to get back to business as usual, . . . |

Sergio Ferrari (2022-09-16). Multinationals Impose Their Law on Latin America. orinocotribune.com By Sergio Ferrari Sep 7, 2022 | In the last 30 years, the pressure of foreign investors against Latin American states has been increasing day by day, and the number of lawsuits for "non-compliance" on their part has multiplied. Up from six known cases in 1996, there are now 1,190. | Throughout that period, these countries were condemned to pay $33.6 billion, which thus vanished from the public coffers. According to the Transnational Institute (TNI) based in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, this figure represents a third more than the losses due to the impact of climate catastrophes on the continent between 197…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). Libya and the Way Out of a Severe Crisis. libya360.wordpress.com Viktor Mikhin Violence has returned to the streets of the Libyan capital Tripoli for the third time this year, as prevailing tensions between the North African country's two parallel governments have again escalated sharply. With 32 people killed and 160 injured, mostly civilians, the warring militias have not even spared hospitals in their attempts to…

Editor (2022-09-16). Scott Ritter Joins The Grayzone to Discuss Ukraine's Counter-Offensive, Russia's Next Move. scheerpost.com Military expert and former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter joins The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate live to discuss.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). Izyum is Bucha 2.0: New Ukrainian False Flag War Crimes and Western PSYOP. libya360.wordpress.com Nicolas Cinquini While the authorities have ordered lawsuits and detention of collaborators but private channels are simply spurring the murder of civilians, Ukraine pretends on September 15, 2022, to have found out a mass grave of 440 bodies near Izyum. The Russian forces have seized Izyum, northeastern Ukraine, in March, on their path to the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran Accelerate Work on an Alternative to the Suez Canal. libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Platov In order to accelerate the development of the International North-South Transport Corridor (ITC), in particular its railway segment through the Western Chord, a Declaration was signed in Baku by Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran confirming the readiness of these countries to intensify cooperation in the assessment and analysis of infrastructure and transport capacities to…

Infobrics (2022-09-16). India unlikely to be coerced by G7 to enforce price cap on Russian oil. infobrics.org Ursula von der Leyen says anti-Russia sanctions "are here to stay" despite European crisis…

____ (2022-09-16). Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping held a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Forumlar Majmuasi Complex in Samarkand Thursday afternoon,to exchange views on China-Russia relations and international and regional issues of shared interest.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). TPA and It's Consequences. libya360.wordpress.com Victor Zhikai Gao While the Taiwan Policy Act is making its way through the labyrinth in the congressional process in Washington, D.C., it is high time to ponder the consequences of this Act, if adopted and enacted, for China and the United States. The TPA, in essence, will treat China's Taiwan Province as a sovereign,…

____ (2022-09-16). China's retail sales up 5.4 pct in August. ecns.cn China's retail sales of consumer goods went up 5.4 percent year on year in August, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's property investment down in January-August period. ecns.cn China's investment in property development went down 7.4 percent year on year in the first eight months of 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's home prices ease in August. ecns.cn China's home prices in 70 large and medium-sized cities eased in August, with more cities seeing a decline in home prices, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's fixed-asset investment up 5.8 pct in first 8 months. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 5.8 percent year on year in the first eight months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's retail sales grow 5.4% year-on-year in August. ecns.cn China's retail sales increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in August, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's surveyed urban unemployment rate down to 5.3 pct in August. ecns.cn China's surveyed urban unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in August, down from 5.4 percent in July, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Friday.

____ (2022-09-16). China's industrial output up 3.6 pct in first eight months. ecns.cn China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 3.6 percent year on year in the first eight months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.

_____ (2022-09-16). US To Release Stolen Afghan Reserves, With A Catch. popularresistance.org The US government announced on 13 September that it would release a significant portion of the $7 billion stolen Afghan central bank funds to a bank of international settlements in Basel, Switzerland. | The trusteeship will help the US to oversee the disbursements of the funds in order to bypass the Taliban government in Kabul. | Washington withdrew its financial support for Afghanistan, following the Taliban victory against the US-trained army in 2021. Besides harsh economic sanctions, the US government also froze the funds of Afghanistan's Central Bank, causing a widespread humanitarian crisis in the country.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-16). India's Media at 75: Shackled by Profit, Politically Imprisoned. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: As a rule Orinoco Tribune does not re-publish opinion pieces more than 10 days after their original publication, but in this case we are making an exception, because this is a on a very sensitive issue that demands attention. | By P. Sainath Aug 17, 2022 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi's lockdown speech of March 24, 2020 gave a nation of 1.4 billion people four hours to shut itself down. It would devastate hundreds of millions of livelihoods within days. Minutes after Modi's speech, his government listed the essential services that would remain operational through the lockdown. | Refreshingly…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). 'Samarkand Spirit' to Be Driven by 'Responsible Powers'. libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar The SCO summit of Asian power players delineated a road map for strengthening the multipolar world Amidst serious tremors in the world of geopolitics, it is so fitting that this year's Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) heads of state summit should have taken place in Samarkand — the ultimate Silk Road crossroads for 2, 0…

Brett Wilkins (2022-09-16). Chile Refuses Israeli Ambassador Over Killing of Palestinian Teen. commondreams.org "The fact that Gabriel Boric's extremely normal and reasonable actions in response to Israeli violence against civilians is seen as 'unprecedented' reflects incredibly poorly on the rest of the international community."

Infobrics (2022-09-16). BRICS New Development Bank: A Second Bretton Woods or a New Trend with its Own Future. infobrics.org The main institutions of the Bretton Woods system, which have existed since the Second World War, are rapidly losing their economic weight. At this time, key actors in the developing world are coming to the fore, calling into question the out-dated rules of the game, including the hegemony of the West. Instead of destroying the legacy of the last century, they offer an alternative economic system where each player is able to influence important decisions at the international level…

____ (2022-09-16). Handover ceremony for 88 Chinese soldiers' remains held in Incheon. ecns.cn A handover ceremony for the remains of 88 Chinese People's Volunteers martyrs killed in the 1950-53 Korean War was held at South Korea's Incheon International Airport on Friday.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows Amid 'Apathy and Injustice'. libya360.wordpress.com Tanupriya Singh Indigenous women in Canada protesting (Image via: Red Women Rising) Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism. Violence against Indigenous women is "escalating like never before," the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned. A series of tragedies have rocked the city of Vancouver…

_____ (2022-09-16). Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows In Vancouver. popularresistance.org Violence against Indigenous women is "escalating like never before," the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned. A series of tragedies have rocked the city of Vancouver (unceded Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh lands) in recent months, including the discovery of the body of a 14-year-old Indigenous child, Noelle O'Soup, in May. | "Apathy and injustice prevail among the authorities while the intersecting crises of MMIWG2S+ [missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, Two-Spirit, and others], the colonial child welfare system, homelessness, and the opioid crisis are literally killing our…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-16). Trump-named judge gives Trump another reward, stalling Justice Dept. probe. peoplesworld.org WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Florida U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, named to the job by former Republican Oval Office occupant Donald Trump, has given Trump a second reward within three weeks. She's further stalled the Justice Department's investigation into Trump's criminal heist of secret and sensitive national security documents from the White House to his Mar-A-Lago …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). Party with Neo-Nazi Roots Surges in Sweden. libya360.wordpress.com Ceren Sagir | Agencies Sweden Democrats' party leader Jimmie àÖkesson will be in a position to extract major concessions from the new right-wing government. His SD party's roots are in the violent neo-Nazi extremist movements of the 1980s, and anti-immigrant ideology remains at the core of its program. | Johan Nilsson / TT News Agency…

Fight Back (2022-09-16). USF students march in defense of abortion rights. fightbacknews.org Tampa, FL – On Wednesday, September 14, Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society organized a protest as a part of a National Day of Action around reproductive rights. The rally brought out about 30 students to march across campus to show their support for abortion rights. Members from many other student groups gave speeches to show solidarity on this issue. | Diego Falcon, a member of UndocUnited, said that he "saw this coming since the Trump administration" and that "the abuse of women in ICE detention centers facing forced hysterectomies" was a precursor to the loss of bodily autonomy. | Florida's own abor…

Editor (2022-09-16). UN Special Rapporteur Calls for the End of All Unilateral Sanctions Against Iran. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-09-16). The Chris Hedges Report: The Monstrous Myth of Custer. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-09-16). Mark Fiore: Dems Funding MAGA: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? scheerpost.com

Staff (2022-09-16). Ortega Promises Construction of Interoceanic Canal Through Nicaragua. orinocotribune.com In a speech given on Wednesday, September 14, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega called once again for the construction of an interoceanic canal through the Central American country. | "At some point a canal will be a reality here in Nicaragua. Why? Because it is true that the canal through Panama has been expanded, but the demands of international traffic are so great that a canal is necessary for Nicaragua as well," said Ortega in a speech given on Wednesday to celebrate the 201st anniversary of the independence of Nicaragua and the 166th anniversary of the historic battle of San Jacinto. | He stressed that the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). SCO Samarkand Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping Urges Strengthening Cooperation. libya360.wordpress.com We need to enhance mutual support. We should strengthen high-level exchanges and strategic communication, deepen mutual understanding and political trust, and support each other in our efforts to uphold security and development interests. We should guard against attempts by external forces to instigate "color revolution," jointly oppose interference in other countries' internal affairs under any…

Editor (2022-09-16). How a City's Unequal Infrastructure Makes Poorer Neighborhoods Hotter. scheerpost.com

Staff (2022-09-16). Al Falasteniyeh: New Palestinian media network committed to return and liberation. samidoun.net youtu.be/BfsbtlRZMKQ Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network salutes Al Falasteniyeh Media Network, a new Palestinian media initiative that aims to link Palestinians inside occupied Palestine and everywhere in exile and diaspora together with Arab and international liberation movements, with a clear and principled commitment to anti-normalization, return and liberation. With the slogan, "From the River to …

Editor (2022-09-16). Queen's Funeral Shuts Food Banks Amid Cost of Living Crisis. scheerpost.com Elizabeth II's coffin leaves Holyrood Palace. Taras Young, CC BY-SA 4.0 By Ruby Lott-Lavigna / The Queen's funeral will shut down food banks and other cost of living services while the country grapples with its worst poverty crisis in decades. | Critics say millions at risk…

Editor (2022-09-16). Boyah J. Farah: A Somali Boy's Escape From Somalia's Harrowing Genocide Leads Him To His Dream Paradise—and the Brutality of American Racism. scheerpost.com : Boyah J. Farah seemed most struck by the beautiful green lawns…

Ana Perdigón (2022-09-16). Venezuelan Army Disables 28th Narco Jet of 2022. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) disabled a plane belonging to the so-called Colombian Armed Drug Trafficking Terrorists(TANCOL), which makes it the 28th aircraft destroyed this year. | Through his Twitter account, the strategic operational commander of the FANB (CEOFANB), Domingo Hernández Lárez, highlighted the work and professionalism of the military body in defending Venezuela's geographic space. | Likewise, he indicated that during this year the FANB dismantled 28 TANCOL aircrafts and 306 in total since the beginning of this legal mandate allowing them to do so, dating back to 2012, as par…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-16). The People's Summit to Run Parallel to the UN General Assembly in New York. libya360.wordpress.com Peoples Dispatch This month, working people in the US will have the opportunity to dialogue directly with the Cuban and Venezuelan leaders who are set to attend the ongoing UN General Assembly. Leaders from Cuba and Venezuela will speak at an event organized by social justice activists, held parallel to the United Nations General Assembly…

WSWS (2022-09-16). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Telangana coal mine contract workers strike for higher pay; Kerala government doctors protest wage revision anomalies; Bangladeshi transport workers strike over police harassment; Australia: Northern Territory power and water utility workers strike; New Zealand casino workers rally over pay.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-16). Syrian, Turkish Intelligence Chiefs Held Series Of Meetings In Damascus — Report. southfront.org Syria flag (flickr). | Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization, has held a series of meetings with Ali Mamlouk, director of Syria's National Security Bureau, in Damascus, A regional source aligned with Damascus told the news agency that the most recent meeting between the Turkish and Syrian intelligence chiefs took place…

WSWS (2022-09-16). German corporations use economic crisis to impose mass layoffs. wsws.org While the largest energy and auto corporations are making record profits, small and medium sized companies are being driven to insolvency en masse and tens of thousands of workers sacked.

WSWS (2022-09-16). While rail unions meet with Biden to avert strike, 0 railroaders attend meeting to organize rank-and-file opposition. wsws.org With the specter of a national rail strike in the United States looming, two meetings took place on Wednesday night. The first was a union—government—corporate conspiracy in Washington; the second was a meeting by railroaders to fight for rank-and-file control.

Climate Nexus (2022-09-16). Biden announces floating offshore wind projects, which could power five million homes. peoplesworld.org The Biden administration committed Thursday to build enough floating offshore wind capacity by 2035 to power five million homes. The 15GW by 2035 target is in addition to the administration's goal of installing 30GW of traditional offshore wind by 2030. Floating offshore wind is still an emerging technology, producing 0.2% of global offshore wind power, …

Laith Fadel (2022-09-15). Joe Biden visits Detroit's famous Auto Show. america.cgtn.com Car enthusiasts are gathering in Detroit this week as the North American International Auto Show gets underway. U.S. President Joe Biden as well as China's Ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, were both in attendance on the opening media day. A key focus is …

Fight Back (2022-09-15). Arlington, TX students speak out for reproductive rights on campus. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On September 7, the Progressive Student Union held a rally here to speak out against the reversal of Roe v. Wade, as part of a wider national day of action called by Students for a Democratic Society. | Texas is one of the few states that has nearly banned abortion outright via its "trigger law" from 2019, but there are exceptions for the mother's life being in danger. Given this reality PSU organized the rally to call upon new University of Texas at Arlington President Jennifer Evans-Cowley to protect abortion on the UTA campus. This sentiment was echoed by many students over the course of planni…

Laith Fadel (2022-09-15). Automotive giants showcase latest electric vehicles in Detroit. america.cgtn.com Thousands of automobile enthusiasts will visit the so called Motor City Detroit this weekend as the North American International Auto Show opens to the public. On show will be an array of the latest cars from auto manufacturers. And although there has been a push …

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