2021-10-28: News Headlines

sputniknews (2021-10-28). India Rejects Net-Zero Emissions Target, Calls for More 'Carbon Space' From Developed Nations. sputniknews.com Leaders from 120 countries will convene for the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week, where they will discuss ways of reducing global carbon emissions. China (28 percent) is presently the largest contributor of greenhouse gases, followed by the US (14 percent), European Union (around 10 percent), and India (nearly 7 percent).

Paul Haeder (2021-10-28). Dog Food for Homo Sapiens: Rendered Road Kill for All. dissidentvoice.org The they, of course, are the capitalists. The bankers. The mortgage companies. The housing agencies. The alphabet soup of agencies which will squeeze blood from turnips and your progeny's progeny. The media is the medium for their poison, all those tricks of the mind, subliminal and overt, messages that cause chaos, the mass hysteria, the …

sputniknews (2021-10-28). Hackers Breach, Leak Personal Data of Israeli Defense Ministry Servicemembers, Emails of Benny Gantz. sputniknews.com The hacking group "Moses Staff," which is reported to consist of Iranian nationals, claimed to have obtained "troop deployment information" from the Israeli army.

WSWS (2021-10-28). Floods in Greece expose the fatal consequences of climate change and austerity policies. wsws.org In recent decades, there have been repeated flood disasters in Greece, which have had a disastrous impact on the lives of the working class due to the governments' austerity policies under the dictates of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.

WSWS (2021-10-28). "Public health experts have insisted that preventative measures are necessary to avoid the National Health Service being overwhelmed", UK nurse tells WSWS. wsws.org We have a chronic shortage of staff. Currently, more than a hundred colleagues are absent due to Covid symptoms, isolating and shielding. According to one of our matrons, each month, hundreds of nursing shifts go unfilled.

WSWS (2021-10-28). Defend all auto jobs in Germany and around the world! Break with the IG Metall union and form independent rank-and-file committees! Unite workers internationally! wsws.org Corporations in the auto and supplier industry have declared a war on workers. Not a week goes by without announc ements of new mass layoffs.

Staff (2021-10-28). Vaccine Inequity: Meet the Doctor Refusing a Booster as Rich Nations Get 16x More Doses Than Poor. democracynow.org Wealthy nations have received over 16 times more COVID-19 vaccines per person than poorer nations dependent on the COVAX program backed by the World Health Organization, according to a new Financial Times analysis. COVAX, which was set up to ensure global equitable access to vaccines, has delivered only 400 million doses after promising 1.4 billion this year. Higher-income countries struck separate vaccine deals with manufacturers, leaving COVAX with less negotiating power. While the United States rolls out booster shots and stockpiles six vaccines per person, less than 3% of people in low-income countries have r…

WSWS (2021-10-28). Thousands of teachers protest across Sri Lanka despite unions' betrayal. wsws.org As teachers once again show their determination to fight, the unions function as enforcers of the government's attacks.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). White paper elaborates on China's initiatives in tackling climate change. ecns.cn Faced with unprecedented challenges in global climate governance, the international community needs to respond with unprecedented ambition and action, said a white paper released Wednesday by the State Council Information Office.

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Hindu Activists Vandalise Mosque as Protests in Northeastern India Turn Violent – Video. sputniknews.com For the past week, communal incidents have been reported in the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, bordering Bangladesh. On 13 October, communal violence erupted across several districts in Bangladesh where at least 10 Hindus have been killed, and around 1,000 have sustained injuries.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Stop the witch-hunt against scientist Peter Daszak! wsws.org The Washington Post hopes that scapegoating scientists for the COVID-19 pandemic will turn attention away from the US government's criminal "herd immunity" policies that have killed hundreds of thousands of Americans.

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2021-10-27). No Time To Think: The Changing Geopolitics of International Blockbusters? dissidentvoice.org By Official James Bond 007 Website The latest Bond flick No Time To Die was certainly a rollercoaster ride of exciting action scenes and great special effects, yet contained more than a quantum of longueurs. With a running time of 163 minutes it certainly tries the patience and the bladders of its audiences (who I …

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). China issues white paper on responses to climate change. ecns.cn China on Wednesday released a white paper to document the country's progress in mitigating climate change, and to share its experience and approaches with the rest of the international community.

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-27). IMF Surcharges: "Regressive" and "Bad News for the World Economy" cepr.net On October 5, CEPR Co-Director Mark Weisbrot joined Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz, economics professor and CEPR Senior Fellow Jayati Ghosh, and Martín Abeles of Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on a panel discussing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) surcharges policy.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Russian Airstrikes Level Headquarters Of Turkish-Backed Militants In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 27, Russian warplanes carried out seven airstrikes on a headquarters of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) located near the town of Kah in the northern Idlib countryside, which is a part of the Greater Idlib region. | The headquarters, which used to host militants from the SNA's 23rd Division, was completely destroyed as a result of the airstrikes. Casualties were reported. | ÿ¨ÿߟÜÿ® ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟÑÿ…

WSWS (2021-10-27). Australian government announces sham net zero carbon emissions climate target. wsws.org Morrison hopes his target will reduce mounting international pressure, thereby allowing Australian capitalism to continue to function as one of the world's worst greenhouse gas emitters.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). Washington Tries To Sabotage Economic Cooperation Between China And Pakistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImagePakistani authorities reveal US' attempts to harm economic alliance between Beijing and Islamabad. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world, cooperating economically with China is something practically inevitable for most countries, especially for emerging powers such as Pakistan. Sharing geographic proximity and common regional enemies, Pakistan and China have strengthened bilateral ties in recent years, building a solid economic alliance and integrating Islamabad into BRI's business route. However,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Baltic, Black Seas pincer: Estonia, Georgia forge closer military ties under NATO auspices. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The Estonian Minister of Defense was hosted by the National Guard Minister of Defense of the Republic of Estonia, Kale LaanettIs, is paying a two-day official visit to Georgia. He is hosted by his Georgian colleague, Juansher Burchuladze. During the visit, members of the Estonian delegation will visit not only the National Guard, but also …

Staff (2021-10-27). White Nationalists on Trial in Charlottesville over Deadly Rally After Victims Sued Under KKK Act. democracynow.org Four years after the deadly white supremacist "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, a federal civil trial charges the organizers with an unlawful conspiracy to commit violent acts. Defendants include Jason Kessler, the main organizer, and Richard Spencer, a white nationalist who spoke at the event. Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields, who slammed his car into a crowd of antiracist counterprotesters during the rally and killed activist Heather Heyer, has already been sentenced to life in prison. Plaintiffs in the case cite the careful advance planning done in online chatrooms to wreak irreparable harm. We l…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). The Pendulum Gradually Swings Towards International Engagement With The Taliban. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by The Taliban and Pakistan, both viewed warily by the West and others in the international community, appear to be benefitting from mounting concerns about the humanitarian and security situation in Afghanistan. | The European Union, in a move that could put the United States in an awkward position, is close to

WSWS (2021-10-27). Australian Coalition's secret "net zero" deal points to intensifying political crisis. wsws.org The protracted wrangling in the Liberal-National government speaks to the Coalition's fragility and the broader instability of the entire political establishment.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Workers in Australia and an educator in Sri Lanka respond to WSWS webinar on "how to end the pandemic" wsws.org "An eradication policy would be difficult, but we are already in difficult times. The webinar showed that it would be possible, viable and beneficial"

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