2022-07-06: News Headlines

_____ (2022-07-06). How CIA Front Laid Foundations For Ukraine War. popularresistance.org Obvious examples of Central Intelligence Agency covert action abroad are difficult to identify today, save for occasional acknowledged calamities, such as the long-running $1 billion effort to overthrow the government of Syria, via funding, training and arming barbarous jihadist groups. | In part, this stems from many of the CIA's traditional responsibilities and activities being farmed out to "overt" organizations, most significantly the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). | Founded in November 1983, then-CIA director William Casey was at the heart of NED's creation.

_____ (2022-07-06). Spanish Lawmaker: NATO Subordinates Europe To US. popularresistance.org A Spanish lawmaker has condemned the NATO summit that was held in Madrid this June, denouncing the US-led military alliance for advocating for more war and pushing to enrich the weapons industry while Europeans suffer from inflation and an energy crisis. | On the floor of Spain's parliament, leftist Deputy Gerardo Pisarello argued that "the NATO summit was not organized to strengthen the cause of peace," but rather "was organized basically to reinforce the geostrategic priorities of the United States… above all to weaken China."

Editor2 (2022-07-06). NATO Officially Adds China to Its List of Enemies. orinocotribune.com By Sameena Rahman &#1 ; Jun 30, 2022 | Leaders of the member countries of the imperialist NATO military alliance concluded their annual summit in Madrid today. This summit was a clear display of NATO's commitment to continuously fuel the fire of international conflict as the major capitalist powers drag the world back into a Cold War-style period of global confrontation. | In preparation for the summit, NATO members prepared a new "Strategic Concept" document that described the alliance's key goals moving forward. The Strategic Concept's principal target is Russia, which it labels "the most significant and direct…

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-06). Finland Seizes Over 800 Russian Freight Cars Over EU Sanctions. news.antiwar.com Finland has seized nearly a thousand Russian freight cars as a result of EU sanctions, Reuters reported on Tuesday. After the EU sanctioned Russian coal in April, Finland's state-owned rail operator VR moved to reduce railway traffic from Russia. According to a June 6 letter from Russian Railways to the Ministry of Transport, 865 Russian …

Dave DeCamp (2022-07-06). In Paris, Israel's Lapid Says World 'Must Respond' to Iran's Nuclear Activity. news.antiwar.com Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid The Israeli leader accused Iran of violating the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA. But Tehran has not been bound by the agreement since the Trump administration withdrew from it in 2018 by reimposing sanctions on Iran. | "The facts are that Iran is violating the agreement and continues to develop its nuclear program," Lapid said at a joint press conference…

Staff (2022-07-06). President Maduro at Venezuela's Independence Day Parade: As Long as Empires Exist We Will Continue to Fight (Remote Video Address). orinocotribune.com Earlier today, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, inaugurated a civic-military parade in the nation's capital commemorating 211 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence of Venezuela. | In an unusual remote video address from Miraflores Palace in Caracas, the head of state said that Venezuela will preserve its sovereignty against attacks from any empire, as it did on July 5, 1811. He called for Venezuelans not to lower their guard against the attacks of any empire. In recent days, President Maduro has mentioned intelligence reports outlining Colombian plans for sabotage and terrorist act…

HERB (2022-07-06). Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/07/06 … Open Thread. thesaker.is 2022/07/06 05: 00: 02Welcome to the 'Moveable Feast Cafe'. The 'Moveable Feast' is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of…

____ (2022-07-06). New COVID outbreaks prompt swift response. ecns.cn Anhui province had reported 1,081 cases by the end of Monday, most of them asymptomatic. Infections were also found in Suzhou's Lingbi county and Yongqiao district, and in Mengcheng county in Bozhou.

Angela (2022-07-06). Sunday 7/10: Virtual Book Launch Event – "Oranges from Jaffa" by Nadine Sayegh. indybay.org

____ (2022-07-06). Scenery of Hukou Waterfall on Yellow River. ecns.cn The Hukou Waterfall is the largest waterfall on the Yellow River, the second largest waterfall in China, and the world's largest yellow waterfall.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Patients treated with monoclonal antibodies during COVID-19 delta surge had low rates of severe disease, Mayo Clinic study finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of 10,775 high-risk adult patients during the COVID-19 delta variant surge in late 2021 finds that treatment with one of three anti-spike neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for mild to moderate symptoms led to low rates of severe disease, hospitalization, ICU admission and mortality, according to Mayo Clinic researchers. Among patients treated at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and Wisconsin from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2021, who received bamlanivimab/etesevimab, casirivimab/imdevimab or sotrovimab,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health in Indiana join Mayo Clinic Care Network. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hancock Health, Hendricks Regional Health and Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday, June 29, that the two Indiana health systems have joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care organizations, have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Hancock Health and Hendricks Regional Health have a shared vision to provide central Indiana with excellent health care and keep communities healthy…

____ (2022-07-05). COVID-19 playing hide-and-seek in India. ecns.cn After over two years of transmissions in India, COVID-19 seems to be playing hide-and-seek in the South Asian country, if the trend of new cases recorded per day in recent weeks is any indication.

____ (2022-07-06). Largest interdisciplinary research platform in the Greater Bay Area established. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Polytechnic University announced on Tuesday that it has established the PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research (PAIR), the largest interdisciplinary research platform in Hong Kong Special Administration Region and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

____ (2022-07-06). Researchers ascertain forming of world's longest meteorite-strewn field. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have studied the large meteorite irons to ascertain the world's longest meteorite-strewn field in Altay, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Angela (2022-07-06). Saturday 7/2: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "The Guardian of Memory" indybay.org

____ (2022-07-06). China's digital economy reaches $6.7 trillion. ecns.cn China's digital economy has jumped from 11 trillion yuan ($1.64 trillion) to over 45 trillion yuan ($6.7 trillion) from 2012 to 2021, ranking second in the world, and the proportion of its digital economy in GDP has increased from 21.6 percent to 39.8 percent, data from the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology shows.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Regenerating damaged skin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine is an emerging field that looks to repair, replace or restore diseased cells, tissues or organs. One specialty that's a natural fit for regenerative medicine is dermatology. That's because the skin is the largest organ that regenerates in the body. "Regenerative medicine is the idea that we can reestablish form and function," says Dr. Saranya Wyles, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist. "So when we are born, we have that baby skin. And as we…

Staff (2022-07-06). Cambiarán sistema de ventilación de ómnibus donados por Bélgica a Cuba. cubadebate.cu La Empresa Provincial de Transporte de La Habana informó este martes que, ante la situación actual del transporte en la capital, se decidió poner en circulación lo antes posible los ómnibus donados por Bélgica a Cuba el 24 de junio pasado. No obstante, se está trabajando en un cambio del sistema de ventilación de los vehículos, que próximamente contarán con ventanillas.

____ (2022-07-06). Chinese FM calls China-Thailand ties 'as close as one family'. ecns.cn Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Tuesday that the relations between China and Thailand are "as close as one family".

Staff (2022-07-06). La ciudad de New Haven exige el fin del bloqueo contra Cuba: El bien se enfrenta decididamente al mal. cubadebate.cu Este 5 de julio fue aprobada por el Concejo de New Haven, en el estado Connecticut, una resolución contra el bloqueo que exige al presidente Joe Biden aliviar las restricciones al comercio y los viajes entre Estados Unidos y Cuba, así como trabajar para restablecer las relaciones diplomáticas y consulares plenas, interrumpidas durante la administración de Donald Trump.

Staff (2022-07-06). Archivo CD- Carilda Oliver: "He sido muy feliz siendo poeta" cubadebate.cu "Yo creo que sería presumir mucho por parte mía si digo que yo fui escogida por la poesía. Es presumir mucho. Lo que pasa que de ella no me he podido escapar. He sido muy feliz siendo poeta. No hubiera querido ser nada más.", así le confesaba hace 11 años Carilda Oliver Labra a Amaury Pérez en una memorable entrevista televisiva cuya transcripción republicamos hoy en homenaje al centenario de la gran poeta cubana y matancera.

____ (2022-07-06). Sanmenxia Reservoir discharges accumulated mud and sand. ecns.cn Sanmenxia and Xiaolangdi reservoirs have been engaged in joint flood control and sand discharge operation.

Steve Zeltzer (2022-07-06). Saturday 7/9: The Fight Against the Destruction of Public Education and Public Services. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 Hall, 99 Hegenberger Rd., Oakland,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). 6-27-2022 Media Only News Briefing: Monkeypox. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Today the Minnesota Department of Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Minnesota. What does this mean for Minnesotans? What steps can people take to stay safe? What should someone do if they think they may be infected? Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group fielded questions from the media and others on this topic. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to…

Staff (2022-07-06). Lo que tantas veces salva: La elevada noción del riesgo. cubadebate.cu Otra jornada en pos de la salud y la vida tuvo lugar este martes desde el Palacio de la Revolución: sesionaron las reuniones de expertos y científicos para temas de salud, ydel Grupo Temporal de Trabajo para la prevención y control de la epidemia de COVID-19, encabezadas por el presidente de la república, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, y el primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz.

____ (2022-07-06). Tourism resurgence tells of a flourishing, stable, open Xinjiang. ecns.cn * With China fine-tuning its COVID-19 prevention measures and Xinjiang offering a series of incentives, tourism is regaining vitality across the region.This is just one of the many instances indicating that with China fine-tuning its COVID-19 prevention measures and Xinjiang offering a series of incentives, tourism is regaining vitality across the region.

____ (2022-07-06). Video captures giant panda hugs a tree in Sichuan. ecns.cn Rare footage of a wild giant panda hugging a tree was captured at a conservation center in Sichuan Province.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: The importance of HIV testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has led people to delay testing and treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions. This includes HIV testing. During the pandemic, the number HIV diagnosis decline, but that decline is most attributed to declines in testing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts attribute this decline to less frequent visits to health centers, reduced outreach services, and shifting of public health staff to COVID-19 response activities. June 27…

____ (2022-07-06). Iran defeats Poland in 2022 VNL. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Iran defeated Poland 3-2 (21-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-27, 15-7) in Week 3 of the 2022 Volleyball Nations League (VNL) Tuesday night.

Staff (2022-07-06). Roa, cuatro décadas de ausencia y de presencia. cubadebate.cu Dicen que todos vamos a morir y hasta cierto punto es indiscutible, pero también es verdad que existen seres especiales, tocados por la divinidad, que son eternos, ese el caso de Raúl Roa García. Hoy 6 de julio se cumplen 40 años de su expiración, que dejó de respirar, porque la palabra muerte es demasiado vulgar para un hombre con la talla de ese intelectual de cultura infinita.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Robert Norse (2022-07-06). Preparing to Defend the Likely Sweeps. indybay.org We did a little tabling downtown yesterday, distributing flyers and circulating petitions encouraging activists to rise up again in support of basic justice for those outside. We were testing the waters for Pacific Ave. passersby. The literature challenged the false "all is well–we've got shelter & housing for those outside" narrative. The flyers and petition set out a more truthful counter-narrative. Our ultimate goal is to provide support for resistance to Benchlands removal at the end of the summer..

____ (2022-07-06). Shanghai conducts mass COVID-19 testing in related areas. ecns.cn Shanghai will conduct mass nucleic acid testing from Tuesday to Thursday in areas related to recent local COVID-19 cases.

____ (2022-07-06). China cracks down on ecological damage through environmental inspections. ecns.cn China has implemented two rounds of nationwide inspections on ecological conservation and environmental protection in seven years and tackled problems in multiple fields, an official said Wednesday.

Angela (2022-07-06). Sunday 7/17: Journalism Under Occupation -in Memory of Shireen Abu Akleh. indybay.org

Reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-07-06). Libro (PDF): Vuelta a la Autonomà¨a. indybay.org Libro (PDF) | VUELTA A LA AUTONOMÂA | Debates y experiencias para la emancipación social en América Latina…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-06). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Strategies for staying active with joint pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy an active lifestyle, from gardening to playing golf, cross-country skiing and participating in water fitness. I also walk daily. My knees have begun to bother me, and I am noticing some other aches and pains. I don't want to have to cut back on the activities I love. What can I do to reduce joint issues and cope with joint pain? ANSWER: Joint pain affects people at all stages of life from…

Staff (2022-07-06). Qatari FM due in Iran to consult with FM Amir-Abdollahian. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani is scheduled to pay a visit to Tehran on Wednesday to hold talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iranian senior diplomat announced.

____ (2022-07-06). Khaji emphasizes Iran's key role in achieving peace in Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Iran Foreign Minister's Senior Advisor for Special Political Affairs stressed continuing constructive role of Iran to achieve a just peace through a political solution esp. complete lifting of blockade against Yemeni people.

____ (2022-07-06). Li: Strengthen protection of intellectual property rights. ecns.cn Staff promote intellectual property rights at a sock market in the city of Zhuji, East China's Zhejiang province, on April 26, 2021.In this way, greater contributions will be made in boosting entrepreneurship and innovation, promoting the sustained healthy development of the economy and improving people's well-being, he said.

____ (2022-07-06). Construction of China's first commercial spacecraft launch site starts in Hainan. ecns.cn Construction of China's first commercial spacecraft launch site started Wednesday in Wenchang City, south China's island province of Hainan.

____ (2022-07-06). OPEC secretary general 'Barkindo' dies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — The Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, died on Tuesday night, Nigerian local media reported on Wednesday.

La Peña (2022-07-06). Saturday 7/9: Frida Kahlo's Birthday Tianguis. indybay.org Outside of La Peña (3105 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705)…

Staff (2022-07-06). Iranian, Saudi FMs likely to pay visit to Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — An Iraqi newspaper claimed that the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia are expected to pay a visit to Baghdad to announce the restoration of relations.

Michael Petrelis (2022-07-06). Friday 7/1: Speakout: Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

____ (2022-07-06). Iran energy minister arrives in Baku for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Iran's Energy Minister Ali Akbar Mehrabian, at the head of a delegation, arrived in Azerbaijan capital of Baku on Wednesday morning to explore avenues for broadening cooperation in the fields of energy and electricity.

____ (2022-07-06). Iran, Uzbekistan stress enhancing bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a telephone conversation with Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Vladimir Imamovich Norov late on Tue. emphasized the need to strengthen bilateral ties in all fields.

Shotgun Players (2022-07-06). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

Staff (2022-07-06). US has to take forthcoming position if seeks to revive deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — Russia's Permanent Representative in Vienna-based International Organizations said that if Washington is really committed to reviving the nuclear deal, it should take a more forthcoming position.

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2022-05-09: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-09). Oppose US and Australian threats to Solomon Islands! wsws.org With the assistance of its Australian partners, the US ruling class is intent on retaining the domination over the Pacific that it established after defeating Japan in World War II.

Chris Hedges (2022-05-09). Chris Hedges: Jesus, Endless War, and the Rise of American Fascism. mintpressnews.com The Democratic Party is hoping to thwart an election rout by running against the expected Supreme Court decision on abortion. This is depressingly all that is left of its political capital.

Mnar Adley (2022-05-09). Say No To Censorship: Here's How We're Rebuilding Alternative Media. mintpressnews.com With the war in Ukraine raging on and corporate media outlets pushing a pro-NATO agenda — we've entered war time and having access to alternative information is crucial to preventing escalation.

Shea Leibow (2022-05-09). General Dynamics Calls Critics "Radical Skeptics" for "Undermining" US Foreign Policy. mintpressnews.com General Dynamics recently rejected a human rights proposal on the grounds that it would "undermine shareholder value and more notably, "embed radical skepticism toward U.S. foreign policy."

____ (2022-05-09). Workers in London oppose NATO proxy war in Ukraine: "The mass media prepare us for war with propaganda and lies" wsws.org Socialist Equality Party members campaigned in north London this weekend, winning support for a mass international anti-war movement rooted in the working class and based on a socialist strategy.

____ (2022-05-09). Germany supplies self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine for war against Russia. wsws.org The self-propelled 2000 howitzer is an extremely destructive weapon. "Nobody survives within 50 metres," writes the Sàºddeutsche Zeitung in an article with the militarist headline "The fist that Strikes."

____ (2022-05-09). Pope Francis Suggests That NATO's "Barking" Provoked Russia's Military Op in Ukraine. transcend.org 4 May 2022 – Pope Francis has suggested to Italian daily Corriere Della Sera that the "barking of NATO at the door of Russia" provoked the military operation in Ukraine and countries should not supply Ukraine with more arms. Russia has "an anger that I don't know whether it was provoked but was perhaps facilitated" by NATO's unrelenting expansion towards the Eurasian Giant," said the Pontiff.

____ (2022-05-09). Jeffrey Sachs Debunks the West's Narrative and Policy in Ukraine. transcend.org Jeffrey Sachs tears the entire US/NATO narrative apart. One wonders how much longer he will be invited to appear in Western mainstream media–he simply knows too much, has a macro perspective, speaks with passion, and even uses the 'p' word, "peace": A true menace to the empire system.

____ (2022-05-09). Full Spectrum Dominance: U.S. Elites' War to Rule the World. transcend.org 4 May 2022 – We can date the beginning of the war in Ukraine to October 2002, when the Project for the New American Century was published for the Pentagon and clearly and unambiguously stated U.S. foreign policy for the 21st century: "Full Spectrum Dominance." That is, to dominate militarily the nations, peoples and resources of the entire world. Not "Full Spectrum" or Global Peace, Diplomacy or Cooperation, but Domination.

____ (2022-05-09). West continues to ramp up sanctions on Russia, increase strain on global economy. ecns.cn The United States and its Western allies on Sunday announced new sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a move that aims to further cripple Moscow's economy but poses severe challenges for global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

____ (2022-05-09). Canadian PM meets Ukrainian president in Kiev. ecns.cn Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev on Sunday, announcing more military aid to Ukraine and more sanctions against Russia.

_____ (2022-05-09). The West Approves Turkey's Operation against the Kurds but Condemns Russia's Special Operation in Ukraine. journal-neo.org On 18 April, Turkey announced the beginning of a new cross-border military special operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, Claw Lock (Penàße Kilit). Ankara initially focused all its attention on the Duhok Province of Iraq, where Special Forces of the Ministry of Defense of Turkey with the support of artillery, landed in the Metina, Zap and Avashin …

Staff (2022-05-09). Iran embassy calls on Iranians to leave Moldova. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Issuing a statement on Monday, the Iranian embassy in Ukraine called on Iranian nationals to leave the Transnistria region of Moldova.

____ (2022-05-09). BBC lays out what "Learning to live with the virus in the UK" means. wsws.org Despite the reduced ratio of deaths to infections, a comparable number of people have been killed in the Omicron wave to the earlier Delta wave—over a much shorter period of time and with higher levels of vaccination.

____ (2022-05-09). On the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe, US seeks to escalate conflict with Russia. wsws.org Ahead of Russia's celebration of the defeat of Nazi Germany in May 1945, the US and its NATO allies are systematically working to escalate their war with Russia.

____ (2022-05-09). Australian Labor leader Anthony Albanese pitches to big business at Chamber of Commerce. wsws.org Albanese pledged that a Labor government would revive the "reform agenda" of sweeping pro-business restructuring implemented in the 1980s and 90s.

____ (2022-05-09). Australia: Victorian state Labor government budget tries to conceal austerity agenda. wsws.org The budget was a political fraud, seeking to cover up the Labor Party's preparations for austerity measures.

____ (2022-05-09). One hundred million coronavirus cases in the US predicted for fall and winter surge. wsws.org The implications of the level of mass infection predicted by the White House are staggering. One hundred million new cases implies, using the accepted infection fatality rate of the virus of 0.5 percent, 500,000 new deaths in the United States alone.

____ (2022-05-09). As Sri Lankan protests grow, Ceylon Workers Congress courts India's Hindu-supremacist BJP. wsws.org BJP officials attended the CWC union's May Day meeting in Nuwara Eliya as envoys of India's Hindu-supremacist government.

____ (2022-05-09). Anger at Detroit Diesel as UAW attempts to rush a vote on six-year sellout agreement. wsws.org The UAW is trying to rush through a ratification vote on a tentative contract containing wage increase far below the rate of inflation, higher medical costs and maintenance of the tier system.

____ (2022-05-09). CNH threatens to cut off health benefits in provocation against striking workers. wsws.org If CNH proceeds with the threat, it would mark a major escalation of the company's hardball, strikebreaking tactics.

____ (2022-05-09). SEP Australia online meeting: "Vote 1 Socialist Equality Party" wsws.org In the party's final public meeting before the federal election, SEP candidates and party leaders will outline the socialist and revolutionary alternative to the right-wing, pro-business and militarist policies of Labor, the Liberal-Nationals and all the parliamentary parties.

____ (2022-05-09). "System-relevant & budgeted to death": Child care personnel demand better working conditions. wsws.org Around 26,000 kindergarten teachers across Germany took part in a one-day warning strike last Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-09). Democrats duck any real fight on abortion rights. wsws.org Despite rhetorical denunciations of the attacks on women's rights at weekend protests, Senate Democrats are doing nothing outside of bringing up an abortion bill they know will fail.

____ (2022-05-09). Oppose the draconian State of Emergency! No to presidential dictatorship! Abolish the executive presidency! wsws.org The declaration of a state of emergency is in preparation to crush the working class and the month-long struggle of working people for the president's resignation and an end to the social misery created by skyrocketing inflation and chronic shortages of essentials.

____ (2022-05-09). Bernie Sanders speaks at "Unity Fest" rally in Richmond, Virginia: A trap for Starbucks workers. wsws.org On April 24, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at Unity Fest, an event organized to celebrate the successful unionization vote at five Starbucks locations in Richmond, Virginia under Starbucks United, a section of the Workers United union.

____ (2022-05-09). California nurse dies by suicide, and nurses respond: "We went from health care heroes to sacrificial lambs" wsws.org Nurses describe dangerous short staffing, lack of access to mental health services and a culture of abuse where all aspects of care are determined according to profit.

____ (2022-05-09). Iowa cement truck drivers' strike for higher pay enters second week at King's Ready Mix. wsws.org On Monday, May 2, cement truck drivers employed by King's Ready Mix in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, began to strike, after unanimously rejecting a contract proposal by the company.

____ (2022-05-09). May Day 2022: Finance capital and the deepening crisis of global capitalism. wsws.org This is the report delivered by Nick Beams to the 2022 International May Day Online Rally held on May 1. Beams is a longstanding leader of the International Committee of the Fourth International and an expert on Marxist economics.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-05-09). The Sun Never Sets: Why Is AFRICOM Expanding in Zambia? covertactionmagazine.com Because of Zambia's Copper and to Thwart the Chinese On April 25, the U.S. government announced that U.S. African Command …

Fight Back (2022-05-09). What is historical materialism? fightbacknews.org Now that we have talked about the Marxist theory of knowledge and examined the meaning and function of dialectical materialism, let's look at how that is applied to studying the historical development of society. Marx called this "the materialist conception of history," or historical materialism. It is historical materialism that demonstrates the link between dialectical materialism and political economy. Here we have dialectical materialism applied to history. | Before we get into all of the details of historical materialism, let's take an introductory look at some of the key concepts. This way we can understan…

Staff (2022-05-09). Hotel Saratoga: Los perros rescatistas y la esperanza de escucharlos ladrar. cubadebate.cu En el hotel Saratoga se demuestra una vez más la valía del binomio perro-humano. øQué haríamos sin los héroes de cuatro patas? A las 11: 30 a.m. de este domingo, los canes entraron por primera vez en el sótano. Bajaron en la retroexcavadora. Quienes los conducen no pierden la esperanza de escucharlos ladrar.

Staff (2022-05-09). Erly Casanova elegido Jugador de la Semana (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El lanzador de los Vegueros de Pinar del Río, Erly Casanova, fue elegido como el Jugador de la Semana, información ofrecida esta tarde de lunes en la habitual conferencia de prensa en el salón Adolfo Luque del Estadio Latinoamericano.

Staff (2022-05-09). Por qué la biotecnología no debe ser excepción. cubadebate.cu En los días cercanos al éxito de las vacunas cubanas en el control de la COVID-19, y al reconocimiento que recibimos todos los trabajadores de BioCubaFarma al ser escogidos para abrir el desfile del Primero de mayo, se discutió mucho, y en muchos escenarios, sobre el rol de la ciencia en el proyecto social socialista cubano, y en especial en la economía.

Staff (2022-05-09). Matanzas y su universidad: Las bodas de oro (+ Fotos). cubadebate.cu En un campus de la Universidad de Matanzas (UM) hay una valla muy curiosa que refleja su historia y algo más. Representa una especie de línea del tiempo que despega el 9 de mayo de 1972 con el inicio de la educación superior en esa provincia cubana. Una vez llega al presente 2022, la línea continúa extendiéndose con optimismo hacia un futuro incierto, pero necesariamente ligado a la búsqueda del conocimiento.

Staff (2022-05-09). Mundial Juvenil de Levantamiento de Pesas: Elizabeth Reyes entra en la historia de la halterofilia cubana. cubadebate.cu La pesista Elizabeth Reyes ganó dos históricas medallas de plata en la división de 87 kg del Campeonato Mundial Juvenil. El resultado confirma sus proyecciones rumbo a la élite y la convierte a sus 19 años en la primera cubana en subir a un podio planetario en estos torneos. En el día, Lesther Miguel Cabrera terminó sexto en los 109 kg.

Staff (2022-05-09). Cuba reporta 77 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 67 altas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este domingo 8 de mayo, Cuba reportó 77 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 67 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 575 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este lunes.

Staff (2022-05-09). Putin participa en desfile militar por el aniversario 77 de la victoria soviética sobre el nazismo (+ Videos). cubadebate.cu La Federación de Rusia celebra este lunes 9 de mayo la victoria de la URSS sobre la Alemania nazi en la Gran Guerra Patria (1941-1945), un conflicto derivado de la Segunda Guerra Mundial en el que perdieron la vida más de 25 millones de soviéticos, con un gran desfile militar en la Plaza Roja moscovita.

Staff (2022-05-09). Fidel sobre Celia: Jugó un papel decisivo en toda nuestra guerra (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Cubadebate y el sitio Fidel Soldado de las Ideas comparten testimonios de Fidel Castro sobre ella recogidos en la serie: "Celia, fuego y canto" dirigida por Haydée Tabraue Garí y con producción de Roberto Chile.

Contributing Writers (2022-05-09). President Putin Victory Day Speech. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

____ (2022-05-09). "Workers urgently need to develop their consciousness because the mass media prepare us for war with propaganda and lies." wsws.org Socialist Equality Party members campaigned in north London this weekend, winning support for a mass international anti-war movement rooted in the working class and based on a socialist strategy.

____ (2022-05-09). How They Have Lied to You about the Russian Threat for the Last 30 Years. transcend.org 8 Apr 2022 – An indisputable authority on NATO affairs reveals the truth — without knowing he does and without the media understanding his sensational statements.

____ (2022-05-09). (Italiano) Tribunale dei Popoli sulle Guerre Ucraine. transcend.org àà ormai tempo d'iniziative della società civile per opporsi al disastroso confronto globale che sta ora mettendo in pericolo il mondo, anzi prospettive di sopravvivenza di specie, perseguendo obiettivi politici degli Stati Uniti camuffati con una certa dose di complicità dei media che continuano a trasmettere l'impressione che la guerra in Ucraina concerna la difesa dell'Ucraina.

____ (2022-05-09). (Português) Rússia/EUA/Ucrânia: O que Está em Jogo. transcend.org 3 maio 2022 – Entrevista de Jeffrey Sachs, economista e especialista em desigualdade social, que como poucos articula a economia com a ecologia. Ele criticamente esclarece as posiàßàµes dos EUA e da Rússia no contexto do conflito na Ucrânia. É importante conhecermos os dois lados para nà£o sermos dependentes só da versà£o EUA-UE.

____ (2022-05-09). Why Nonalignment Is an Urgent Imperative for the Global South. transcend.org 2 May 2022 – South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the UNGA face intense international criticism. There is seldom any acknowledgment that nonalignment, in this case refusing to be aligned with the United States and its allies or with Russia, can be a principled position, as well as an astute tactical engagement with geopolitical realities.

____ (2022-05-09). (Italiano) Guerra in Ucraina: le due vie. transcend.org I segnali che arrivano dagli sviluppi della guerra in Ucraina — che si sta chiaramente rivelando sempre più come una guerra per procura tra USA/NATO e Federazione Russa — sono contrastanti e prefigurano due diverse vie di sviluppo della situazione.

____ (2022-05-09). Homeland Security's "Disinformation Board" Is Even More Pernicious Than It Seems. transcend.org 4 May 2022 – The power to decree what is "disinformation" now determines what can and cannot be discussed on the internet. It is now in the hands of trained disinformation agents of the U.S. Security State.

____ (2022-05-09). The EU Is Destroying Its Own Energy Security with the Planned Russian Oil Embargo. transcend.org 7 May 2022 – With no clear alternatives and surging energy prices, sanctions look set to hurt the bloc more than they will harm Russia.

____ (2022-05-09). (Português) Quando Nà£o Viu mais Sentido em Comer Animais. transcend.org "O que mais me incomodou foi a ideia de corpos que já nà£o se levantam…"

____ (2022-05-09). PayPal Cancels Consortium News Account—May Seize Balance. transcend.org 1 May 2022 – PayPal has canceled CN's account without any prior notice or due process and with virtually no explanation. The online payment system gave no warning or reason and indicated that only if "applicable" will the balance be returned.

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