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2022-10-02: News Headlines

Safe Ag Safe Schools (2022-10-02). Cancer-Causing Pesticide exceeds State risk levels over the last decade at Monterey County. indybay.org Concerned about the use of the cancer-causing drift-prone pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D), more than pesticide reform advocates, including farmworkers, health professionals, teachers, and their allies held a news conference and rally at the Monterey County Government Center on Tuesday, September 27th — the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The group, organized by Safe Ag Safe Schools and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, called on the County Ag Commissioner to reduce 1,3-D use and web-post warnings. | The news conference can be seen in its entirety at: https…

Anonymous669 (2022-10-02). In Video: Russian Artillery Hit Two U.S.-Made M777 Howitzers Of Ukrainian Forces. southfront.org Ukrainian service members firing a M777 howitzer on an unspecified front in the Donbass region. Source: the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. | The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) continue to sustain heavy human and material losses as a result of Russian artillery fire. | On October 2, a video documenting a recent Russian artillery strike on an AFU artillery battery made up of two U.S.-made M777 towed howitzers surfaced online. The Ukrainian battery was reportedly deployed near the settlement of…

____ (2022-10-02). Xi pays tribute to national heroes on Martyrs' Day. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state attended a ceremony on Friday morning in Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to present flower baskets to fallen national heroes.

____ (2022-10-02). Xi meets C919 project team, urging more breakthroughs in high-end equipment manufacturing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday commended the achievements made in the development of the C919 large passenger aircraft and called for more major breakthroughs in China's high-end equipment manufacturing.

Stephen Sefton (2022-10-02). Revolution and Human Development. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-10-02). IRGC cheif calls on youth not to be deceived by enemy plots. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (MNA) — Saying that Iran is a barrier against enemies' plots, the commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) called on Iranian youth not to be deceived by the enemies.

Labor Video Project (2022-10-02). Do You Hear Us? UAL Flight Attendants March Against Union Busting & Join SFO Unite Here. indybay.org Hundreds of UAL Association of Flight Attendants AFA flight attendants joined with 1,000 striking SFO Unite Here food service workers at the airport. The UAL AFA leaders charged that UAL is engaged in union busting practices and refuse to negotiate with the union over changes effecting passengers and the workers. SFO Unite Here workers have been without a wage increase since 2018 at the airport and cannot survive on their wages…

Labor Video Project (2022-10-02). Apple Toxic Is It Above The Law? With Whistleblower Ashley M. Gjà∏vik. indybay.org Ashley M. Gjà∏vik an Apple employee discovers that her office is sitting on a super-fund dump site in Sunnyvale. She tries to get it tested by the EPA and is retaliated against and fired. She also discover that Apple has captured the agencies she is trying to get to protect her and her fellow worker.

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz (2022-10-02). Sunday 10/2: Global Call to Action for Jina Mahsa Amini. indybay.org Santa Cruz Clock Tower on Sunday, Intersection of Water St and N Pacific Ave…

Labor Video Project (2022-10-02). Union Busting Kaiser Takes Hardline On NUHW Workers While Gov Newsom Is MIA. indybay.org Striking NUHW healthcare workers after 7 weeks on strike face a union busting attack by Kaiser executives and refusal of Governor Gavin Newsom and State Attorney General to enforce the law.

Revolution Books (2022-10-02). Sunday 10/2: Support the Courageous Uprising in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

____ (2022-10-02). Fossils provide evidence on how human evolved from fish. ecns.cn 99.8% of the vertebrates on the earth, including human beings, have jaws, which are collectively referred to as jawed vertebrates or jawed.

Dave Welsh (2022-10-02). Sunday 10/9: Support Amazon Workers Picket Whole Foods. indybay.org NoeValley WholeFoods-11AM Sun.Oct 9- | 39 -24th St,SF…

Staff (2022-10-02). Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación en horario pico de 749 MW. cubadebate.cu Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2181 MW y una demanda máxima de 2850 MW, para un déficit de 679 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 749 MW. De entrar en servicio la CTE Antonio Guiteras con 220 MW la afectación disminuirá a 529 MW.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-10-02). Sao Paulo acoge actos de masas de Lula y Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net Una encuesta muestra al expresidente Lula con el 49% de los votos válidos y a Jair Bolsonaro con el 35%.

Staff (2022-10-02). Este domingo, retransmisión de " øOtra empresa estatal socialista es posible?" en Cuadrando la caja. cubadebate.cu Este domingo 2 de octubre Cuadrando la caja retransmitirá su emisión dedicada a la empresa estatal ya que por problemas relacionados con el impacto del huracán Ian en la situación energética del estudio donde hacemos el programa no ha sido posible realizarlo. Ofrecemos disculpas a nuestros televidentes y seguidores y agradecemos su comprensión.

Ricardo Gomez (2022-10-01). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: The End Of Super-Pollutants. levernews.com Good things are happening! The U.S. is finally taking action to phase out super-pollutants, New York becomes the next state to phase out gas-powered vehicles, and California is rolling out new policies to transition away from natural gas in homes. Also, a referendum in Cuba has redefined rights for families, while farmworkers have just won historic labor protections.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, available below.U.S. Eliminates Super-Pollutants: Last week, the Senate

UnitedEditor (2022-10-01). Putin: The world has entered a period of revolutionary transformation. unitedworldint.com By Erkin Feyyaz E≈üli Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an agreement on the accession of a number of former Ukrainian regions to Russia: the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR), and the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. The signatures came as a result of referendums in these regions, in which the overwhelming …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-01). Nord Stream Attacks, New Russia, Mobilization — Russian Ops in Ukraine (Oct. 1, 2022). libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for October 1, 2022 — Russian positions are still under pressure around Lyman and Kopiansk; — Ukrainian offensives are costing men and equipment Ukraine cannot replace; — Comparisons to the 1944-1945 Ardennes Offensive still apply; — Western media admits the lopsided nature of fighting in favor of Russia;…

WSWS (2022-10-01). For the independent mobilization of the working class against the threat of dictatorship in Brazil. wsws.org The Brazilian political crisis is one of the epicenters of a globally interconnected process of dissolution of democratic forms of rule by the ruling class in all countries.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-01). The Multipolar World Has No Room for Fascist Ukraine's Ideology of War & Genocide. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Why is Russia determined to demilitarize Ukraine? Because since Obama's team forced through the installation of an extreme right government in Kiev eight years ago, the country's armed forces have been controlled by a ruling clique that's driven by the most destructive ideology in existence. An ideology that rationalizes the persecution, murder, and…

WSWS (2022-10-01). French workers on one-day strike 29 September against inflation, war. wsws.org Around 2 ,000 workers demonstrated across France, according to trade unions, as working class anger mounts over the danger of hunger and cold this winter, linked to the war against Russia.

_____ (2022-10-01). US Sanctions Will Make China Stronger. popularresistance.org For the past five years, with the rapid decline of the U.S. empire and the peaceful rise of China, the U.S. has rapidly developed a baffling policy of anti-China hysteria. From Trump to Biden, Republicans and Democrats, neo-cons and "progressives," are all now focused entirely on a racist cold war of China-bashing and Russophobia, rather than doing anything constructive for the people of the United States and global society. | From a never-ending trade war, financial war, sanctions and the war against Huawei they turned to spreading unfounded stories of Chinese communist "high-tech" spies in the U.S., and a "Wuha…

Eric Zuesse (2022-10-01). Why Are Corporations Blamed, Instead of the Billionaires Who Control Them? globalresearch.ca

Susana Khalil (2022-10-01). The Art of Palestinian Embroidery that the Israeli Colonizer Appropriates. orinocotribune.com By Susana Khalil — Sep 18, 2022 | Tatriz embodies the Palestinian identity and depicts a mysterious, bohemian, and warm feeling of joy, splendor, and elegance. | The most popular artistic expression in the culture of the native Palestinian Arab-Semitic people is embroidery, known in Arabic as tatriz. The classic reddish color of embroidery comes from the purple color of Phoenician Canaan. Palestinian embroidery is also related to the ancient mosaics of Jericho. | The fact that this traditional and cultural aspect still lives on is thanks to the Palestinian peasant woman who preserves and weaves this transmi…

Roger D. Harris (2022-10-01). US Hybrid War Against Venezuela Goes to Court: The Case of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com Ambassador Alex Saab, a victim of the US economic war to achieve regime change in Venezuela, has been under arrest for over two years. This article recounts the developments in the diplomat's court case. Saab is fighting against his illegal detention and extradition before the 8th District Court in Miami. | As Venezuela's special envoy and a deputy ambassador to the African Union, Saab has diplomatic immunity from arrest and detention under the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Although a party to the convention, the US has flouted this principle of international law. | Judicial overreach on politic…

WSWS (2022-10-01). Death toll mounts from Hurricane Ian. wsws.org The storm's path northward through the Carolinas and Virginia follows the devasting havoc it wrought on Florida this week. Rescue workers are uncovering deaths found in the storm's wake.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Australia ends COVID isolation requirements: Business hails "freedom," medical experts warn of mass deaths. wsws.org The end of any infection control by the federal Labor government means that current COVID deaths, already at record levels, will be dwarfed by the mass casualties to come.

_____ (2022-10-01). Democratic Rebellion Throughout Latin America And Caribbean. popularresistance.org Evo Morales, former President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and President of the Six Federations of the Tropic of Cochabamba, was a special guest of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) during festivities marking the 212th anniversary of Mexico's independence. The other international guests included John and Gabriel Shipton, father and brother of journalist Julian Assange; family of the late farmworker and activist César Chávez; Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara; and former Uruguayan President "Pepe" Mujica. | On September 15 Morales witnessed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador calling ou…

Staff (2022-10-01). Palestinian and Arab youth organizations unite to support Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. samidoun.net Dozens of Palestinian and Arab youth organizations issued a collective statement in support of the 30 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike to demand an end to their administrative detention. Released by the Handala Center for Prisoners, the statement calls for urgent action to confront normalization with Zionism throughout the region and to escalate the struggle …

David Skripac (2022-10-01). Why Capitalism Is Incongruous with Democracy. globalresearch.ca

Misión Verdad (2022-10-01). A New Attempt of Color Revolution in Cuba? orinocotribune.com

Fight Back (2022-10-01). Students for a Democratic Society to hold National Convention. fightbacknews.org On the weekend of October 15 – 16, hundreds of student activists will convene at Kent State University in Ohio for the annual Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) National Convention. The National Convention is held every fall semester and is an important event for building SDS and the broader student movement. This year's convention will be joined virtually by Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA). Nelson is also a key figure in the resurgence of militant, class-struggle based trade unionism. | SDS, re-founded in 2006, is the largest and most active progressive student organizat…

_____ (2022-10-01). Alabama Prisoners Organize A System-Wide Shut Down. popularresistance.org Alabama – "The state of Alabama is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis," begins a demand letter authored by Alabama prisoners, who on September 26 went on strike across all major correctional facilities in the State. The letter continues, "This crisis has occurred as a result of antiquated sentencing laws that led to overcrowding, numerous deaths, severe physical injury, as well as mental anguish to incarcerated individuals." | In a country where over 80% of incarcerated workers are tasked with maintaining the prison itself, either through cooking, cleaning, laundry, or other essential needs, work stoppages can…

Staff (2022-10-01). Georges Abdallah launches one-day solidarity strike for Palestinian prisoners. samidoun.net On Saturday, 1 October, Georges Ibrahim Abdallah, the Lebanese Arab communist struggler for Palestine jailed in France for the past 38 years, announced that he was going on a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with the 30 Palestinian prisoners striing for freedom. Since 25 September, 30 Palestinians jailed without charge or trial under "administrative detention" …

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-10-01). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-10-01). Twitter reverses account lock on Will Lehman, rank-and-file candidate for UAW president, without explanation. wsws.org There can be little doubt that the lock was not "in error," but rather a deliberate act of censorship against a campaign which has given voice to the sentiments and aspirations of rank-and-file workers.

____ (2022-10-01). IRGC to give a decisive response to mercenaries: statement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) — While condemning the terrorist operation in Zahedan, Salman Base of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in a statement on Saturday said that it will give a decisive response to the mercenaries of the terrorist act.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Australia: Knauf locks out plasterboard workers in Melbourne. wsws.org The Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union is ensuring that the lockout will financially cripple workers, leaving them with no choice but to accept whatever rotten deal the company puts before them.

Anonymous669 (2022-10-01). Separatists Kill 19 People, Including Senior IRGC Commander, In Southeastern Iran (Videos). southfront.org On September 30, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander died of wounds he sustained during clashes with armed separatists in southeastern Iran. | The separatists shot Ali Mousavi, commander of the IRGC's intelligence unit in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan, in the chest while attacking a police station by in the city of Zahedan. | The Iranian state TV said that armed separatists concealed themselves among worshippers and attacked a police base near the Makki mosque…

WSWS (2022-10-01). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Tripura police attack teachers demanding reinstatement; Tamil Nadu district cooperative workers demand higher pay; Australia: Tasmanian public school teachers strike; BHP mine workers in Queensland to vote on strike action…

Staff (2022-10-01). VIDEO: IRGC targets terrorists' positions in Iraqi Kurdistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) — Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) once again targeted the bases of separatist terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Saturday.

Paula Toko King, Bridget Robson (2022-10-01). [Comment] Coloniality and racism impacts the health of young people. thelancet.com As Indigenous Māori health researchers, our vision is for all young people to thrive and flourish as our leaders of today and to live free from all forms of discrimination. Yet, in the nation state currently known as New Zealand, it is clear this experience is not shared by all. In The Lancet, Rachel Simon-Kumar, Sonia Lewycka, and colleagues1 examine experiences of racism and their effects in terms of socioeconomic inequities, interpersonal discrimination, and health inequities between and among the privileged majority and Indigenous Māori and ethnic minority young people in New Zealand.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Candidate for UAW President Will Lehman: Defend the fired workers at GM Silao in Mexico! wsws.org Three years ago, about twenty workers were fired at General Motors in Silao, Mexico, for organizing to drive out a gangster-ridden union and for supporting the U.S. national strike at GM.

Aarathi Prasad (2022-10-01). [Perspectives] Rhea Boyd: paediatrician advocating for health equity. thelancet.com Rhea Boyd describes herself as a paediatrician, a public health advocate, and a scholar who works at a paediatric clinic, as the Director of Equity and Justice for The California Children's Trust, and as a co-developer of The Conversation: Between Us About Us, a campaign that provides credible information about COVID-19 vaccines to Black and Latinx communities across the USA.

Staff (2022-10-01). 3 IRGC forces martyred in Zahedan terrorist attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) — Public relations of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Ground Force headquarters in the southeastern country announced that 3 IRGC forces were martyred during Friday's terrorist attack in Zahedan.

Staff (2022-10-01). Salami vows to take revenge on terrorists for Zahedan attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) — Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has vowed that IRGC will take harsh revenge on terrorists after the deadly terrorist attack in Zahedan on Friday.

Staff (2022-10-01). Huracán Ian afectó el 40 por ciento de las radiobases y el siete por ciento de los servicios telefónicos de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Etecsa informó que continuaban las labores de recuperación con la ejecución de tareas de limpieza, restablecimiento de cables y más de 1 200 postes afectados por la fuerza de los vientos y caída de árboles. La afectación reportada por este concepto es del 40% del total de sitios de radiobases y el 7% de los servicios telefónicos del país.

TeleSUR, DRL, MER (2022-10-01). Continúan labores para el restablecimiento del sistema eléctrico en Cuba tras huracán Ian. telesurtv.net Las principales acciones se centran en recuperar el servicio eléctrico el cual quedó con serias afectaciones.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-01). Brazil: A Presidential Election that Will Mark the Immediate Future of Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Gustavo A Maranges A man sits next to a graffiti of former Brazil's President and candidate for presidential election Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva at his campaign headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares Interview with Latin American political scientist and filmmaker Micaela Ovelar on the current scenario in the South…

Staff (2022-10-01). Viceprimera ministra de Cuba constata recuperación en provincia Artemisa. cubadebate.cu La viceprimera ministra, Inés María Chapman Waugh, visitó hoy el municipio San Cristóbal, en la provincia de Artemisa, para constatar el avance de la recuperación de los daños ocasionados por el huracán Ian. Chapman Waugh se interesó por la situación del abasto de agua a la población, la elaboración de alimentos, el avance de la recuperación eléctrica y los trabajos de limpieza.

Staff (2022-10-01). Aclaraciones sobre el tratamiento laboral y salarial en situaciones de desastres. cubadebate.cu Teniendo en cuenta las afectaciones provocadas en el territorio nacional como resultado del paso del huracán Ian se ratifica el tratamiento laboral y salarial a aplicar a los trabajadores, a partir de lo que se establece en el Código de Trabajo y su Reglamento.

Staff (2022-10-01). La Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación de 807 MW en el horario pico este sábado. cubadebate.cu En el horario diurno la UNE estima una afectación máxima de 400 MW por déficit de capacidad de generación. Para el horario pico, se prevé una disponibilidad de 2113 MW y una demanda máxima de 2850 MW, para un déficit de 737 MW. De mantenerse las condiciones previstas, se pronostica en ese horario una afectación de 807 MW, incluyendo las afectaciones por el huracán.

Jordan Uhl (2022-09-30). How Wall Street Profits Off Of The Sick And Elderly. levernews.com

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-09-30). Meet Hayley Wong, President of Imperial College Union. imperial.ac.uk Hayley Wong is the new president of Imperial's students' union.

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2022-10-01: News Headlines

Safe Ag Safe Schools (2022-10-01). Cancer-Causing Pesticide exceeds State risk levels over the last decade at Monterey County. indybay.org Concerned about the use of the cancer-causing drift-prone pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D), more than pesticide reform advocates, including farmworkers, health professionals, teachers, and their allies held a news conference and rally at the Monterey County Government Center on Tuesday, September 27th — the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The group, organized by Safe Ag Safe Schools and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, called on the County Ag Commissioner to reduce 1,3-D use and web-post warnings. | The news conference can be seen in its entirety at: https…

UnitedEditor (2022-10-01). Putin: The world has entered a period of revolutionary transformation. unitedworldint.com By Erkin Feyyaz E≈üli Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an agreement on the accession of a number of former Ukrainian regions to Russia: the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR), and the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. The signatures came as a result of referendums in these regions, in which the overwhelming …

WSWS (2022-10-01). For the independent mobilization of the working class against the threat of dictatorship in Brazil. wsws.org The Brazilian political crisis is one of the epicenters of a globally interconnected process of dissolution of democratic forms of rule by the ruling class in all countries.

WSWS (2022-10-01). French workers on one-day strike 29 September against inflation, war. wsws.org Around 2 ,000 workers demonstrated across France, according to trade unions, as working class anger mounts over the danger of hunger and cold this winter, linked to the war against Russia.

____ (2022-10-01). Xi meets C919 project team, urging more breakthroughs in high-end equipment manufacturing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday commended the achievements made in the development of the C919 large passenger aircraft and called for more major breakthroughs in China's high-end equipment manufacturing.

____ (2022-10-01). Xi pays tribute to national heroes on Martyrs' Day. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state attended a ceremony on Friday morning in Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to present flower baskets to fallen national heroes.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Australia ends COVID isolation requirements: Business hails "freedom," medical experts warn of mass deaths. wsws.org The end of any infection control by the federal Labor government means that current COVID deaths, already at record levels, will be dwarfed by the mass casualties to come.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Death toll mounts from Hurricane Ian. wsws.org The storm's path northward through the Carolinas and Virginia follows the devasting havoc it wrought on Florida this week. Rescue workers are uncovering deaths found in the storm's wake.

Labor Video Project (2022-10-01). Do You Hear Us? UAL Flight Attendants March Against Union Busting & Join SFO Unite Here. indybay.org Hundreds of UAL Association of Flight Attendants AFA flight attendants joined with 1,000 striking SFO Unite Here food service workers at the airport. The UAL AFA leaders charged that UAL is engaged in union busting practices and refuse to negotiate with the union over changes effecting passengers and the workers. SFO Unite Here workers have been without a wage increase since 2018 at the airport and cannot survive on their wages…

Labor Video Project (2022-10-01). Apple Toxic Is It Above The Law? With Whistleblower Ashley M. Gjà∏vik. indybay.org Ashley M. Gjà∏vik an Apple employee discovers that her office is sitting on a super-fund dump site in Sunnyvale. She tries to get it tested by the EPA and is retaliated against and fired. She also discover that Apple has captured the agencies she is trying to get to protect her and her fellow worker.

Paula Toko King, Bridget Robson (2022-10-01). [Comment] Coloniality and racism impacts the health of young people. thelancet.com As Indigenous Māori health researchers, our vision is for all young people to thrive and flourish as our leaders of today and to live free from all forms of discrimination. Yet, in the nation state currently known as New Zealand, it is clear this experience is not shared by all. In The Lancet, Rachel Simon-Kumar, Sonia Lewycka, and colleagues1 examine experiences of racism and their effects in terms of socioeconomic inequities, interpersonal discrimination, and health inequities between and among the privileged majority and Indigenous Māori and ethnic minority young people in New Zealand.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Candidate for UAW President Will Lehman: Defend the fired workers at GM Silao in Mexico! wsws.org Three years ago, about twenty workers were fired at General Motors in Silao, Mexico, for organizing to drive out a gangster-ridden union and for supporting the U.S. national strike at GM.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Australia: Knauf locks out plasterboard workers in Melbourne. wsws.org The Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union is ensuring that the lockout will financially cripple workers, leaving them with no choice but to accept whatever rotten deal the company puts before them.

WSWS (2022-10-01). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and New Zealand. wsws.org India: Tripura police attack teachers demanding reinstatement; Tamil Nadu district cooperative workers demand higher pay; Australia: Tasmanian public school teachers strike; BHP mine workers in Queensland to vote on strike action…

Aarathi Prasad (2022-10-01). [Perspectives] Rhea Boyd: paediatrician advocating for health equity. thelancet.com Rhea Boyd describes herself as a paediatrician, a public health advocate, and a scholar who works at a paediatric clinic, as the Director of Equity and Justice for The California Children's Trust, and as a co-developer of The Conversation: Between Us About Us, a campaign that provides credible information about COVID-19 vaccines to Black and Latinx communities across the USA.

Revolution Books (2022-10-01). Sunday 10/2: Support the Courageous Uprising in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-10-01). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-10-01). Twitter reverses account lock on Will Lehman, rank-and-file candidate for UAW president, without explanation. wsws.org There can be little doubt that the lock was not "in error," but rather a deliberate act of censorship against a campaign which has given voice to the sentiments and aspirations of rank-and-file workers.

TeleSUR, DRL, MER (2022-10-01). Continúan labores para el restablecimiento del sistema eléctrico en Cuba tras huracán Ian. telesurtv.net Las principales acciones se centran en recuperar el servicio eléctrico el cual quedó con serias afectaciones.

WSWS (2022-09-30). US announces plans to expand "industrial base" for war with Russia. wsws.org Amid claims that the United States has sent so many weapons to Ukraine that it verges on depleting the capabilities of the US military, the US and its allies have announced a major new initiative to expand arms production.

Staff (2022-09-30). Nicaragua's President Ortega Calls Chile's President Boric a White House 'Lapdog'. orinocotribune.com Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega calls his Chilean counterpart a US "lapdog" after Boric attacked Nicaragua at the United Nations (UN). | "The government that wants to receive applause from the Yankee empire and from some governments of the European Union goes out there, like a lapdog, to talk about the need to release the political prisoners in Nicaragua, and they forget about the political prisoners that they have in their country in Chile," Ortega said on Wednesday, September 28, during a ceremony on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the founding of Nicaragua's National Police. | The Sandinista leader…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-30). Statement and Response by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia at the UN Security Council Meeting on Sabotage of the Nord Stream Pipeline. libya360.wordpress.com Mr. Chairman, We thank the representatives of the UN Secretariat and Gazprom for the information provided. We also thank Mr. Marc-Antoine Eil-Mazzegg. I will not comment on his interesting but in my opinion not always objective presentation of what has happened and is happening in the gas market. We have a representative from Gazprom with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-30). Russian Pipeline Sabotage: Beneficiaries and Possible Escalation of the Conflict. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara López The Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines, the energy infrastructure that connects Russia with Europe under the waters of the Baltic Sea, suffered unprecedented damage this September 27, which all experts agree in affirming that they were the product of a "deliberate act", that is to say, a vile sabotage. Danish…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-30). Russia Puts an End to the Sovereignty of Westphalia. libya360.wordpress.com Franco Vielma Head of the Kherson Region Vladimir Saldo, Head of the Zaporozhye Region Evgeny Balitsky, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin and Head of the Lugansk People's Republic Leonid Pasechnik | © Mikhail Metzel/TASS Through referendums held in recent days, the former Ukrainian regions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhie…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-30). Signing of Treaties on Accession of Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics and Zaporozhye and Kherson Regions to Russia. libya360.wordpress.com During the address by Vladimir Putin at the ceremony for signing the treaties on the accession of the Donetsk People's Republic, the Lugansk People's Republic, the Zaporozhye Region and the Kherson Region to the Russian Federation. Photo: Grigoriy Sisoev, RIA Novosti A ceremony for signing the treaties on the accession of the Donetsk People's Republic,…

John Catalinotto (2022-09-30). Movements in NATO countries mobilize against war. workers.org With an avalanche of anti-Russian propaganda in NATO-member and other European Union countries — and in the U.S. — the corporate media has created an obstacle to mobilizing antiwar actions. Nevertheless, the high economic cost of the war, including much higher prices for basic goods and shortages of energy sources, . . . |

Anonymous669 (2022-09-30). 20 Militants Reportedly Killed In New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes On Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | On September 30, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out at least 12 airstrikes on the northwestern region of Greater Idlib. | The airstrikes targeted positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, and its allies near the towns of Mseibin and Ruweiha in the southern Idlib countryside. Syrian pro-government news so…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-30). America's Neo-Imperialist Pressure on Sudan Exposes its True Intentions Towards Africa. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko The planned Russian naval base in Port Sudan would unprecedentedly deepen military relations between Moscow and Khartoum, thus helping the host state more confidently resist Washington's pressure in all respects, especially when it comes to being manipulated into a mutually detrimental war with Ethiopia. The "Strategy Towards Sub-Saharan Africa" that the US unveiled…

____ (2022-09-30). Xi pays tribute to national heroes in Beijing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the State attended a ceremony to present flower baskets to deceased national heroes at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing on Friday morning.

A Guest Author (2022-09-30). The drums of war grow ever louder: Declaration of constitution of the Madrid Platform Against NATO and the Bases. workers.org By Madrid Platform Madrid, Sept. 20. Madrid Platform Against NATO and Bases. Translation: John Catalinotto The centers of power of Euro-U.S. imperialism have decided to resolve this deep capitalist crisis by applying the updated version of the same procedures they used in other times: massive destruction of capital and war. . . . |

TeleSUR (2022-09-30). Military Occupy Strategic Areas of Burkina Faso's Capital City. telesurenglish.net On Friday morning, soldiers occupied several strategic areas of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, generating confusion at a time when the country is in "a transition process" after the January 24 coup. | RELATED: | Currently, the soldiers are stationed around the national television station, the United Nations roundabout, and on Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, where the European Union headquarters are located. | Sporadic det…

Peter Koenig (2022-09-30). "EU Harakiri"on Behalf of Washington. The Nord Stream Destruction, Is the EC Planning to Destroy the European Union? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-09-30). Employers' Productivity Standards Are Not Real Science. popularresistance.org Whether you're working in a warehouse or piano factory, processing insurance claims, or taking care of patients, the use of worker productivity monitoring continues to expand. | Workplaces where jobs are monitored and measured—and workers required to meet certain performance metrics—pose a particular set of challenges for stewards. | Most historians recognize Fredrick Winslow Taylor and his 1911 book The Principles of Scientific Management as the genesis of these schemes. Taylor's technology was basic by today's standards: clipboards and stopwatches. | Frank and Lillian Gilbreth (of Cheaper by the Doz…

_____ (2022-09-30). US Hybrid War Against Venezuela Goes To Court. popularresistance.org Ambassador Alex Saab, a victim of the US economic war to achieve regime change in Venezuela, has been under arrest for over two years. This article recounts the developments in the diplomat's court case. Saab is fighting against his illegal detention and extradition before the 8th District Court in Miami. | As Venezuela's special envoy and a deputy ambassador to the African Union, Saab has diplomatic immunity from arrest and detention under the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Although a party to the convention, the US has flouted this principle of international law. Alex Saab was targeted by the U…

Kevin Gosztola (2022-09-30). Prison Strike Spreads In Alabama As Incarcerated Individuals Demand DOJ Protect Their Human Rights. thedissenter.org Jared Ware, journalist and co-host of "Millennials Are Killing Capitalism" | Jared Ware, journalist and co-host of the "Millennials Are Killing Capitalism" We begin with an overview of the strike, which was on its fifth day when the interview was recorded. Jared describes why the work stoppages were organized now and what the response of the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) has been to the organized prisoners.

TeleSUR (2022-09-30). Bolsonaro Hides Behind Allies to Attack Lula Da Silva in Debate. telesurenglish.net During the presidential debate on Thursday, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and other right-wing candidates staged a political spectacle full of aggressions whose objective became obvious: to take votes away from the Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva, who has already passed percent of voting intentions according to the most recent polls. | RELATED: | To avoid direct confrontation with Lula, Bolsonaro enlisted the…

Jordan Uhl (2022-09-30). How Wall Street Profits Off Of The Sick And Elderly. levernews.com

Staff (2022-09-30). Growing solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on sixth day of hunger strike to #EndAdministrativeDetention. samidoun.net 30 Palestinian prisoners are on hunger strike for the sixth day to demand an end to their administrative detention without charge or trial. As they have continued their strike, the occupation prison authorities have imposed new sanctions upon them: their rooms have been turned into isolation sections and fines were imposed on the hunger strikers, …

Liberation Staff (2022-09-30). PSL Editorial: We stand with the people of Brazil vs. Bolsonaro's coup plots. liberationnews.org Brazilians will go to the polls in a pivotal election on Sunday to choose a new president. Support for former president Lula da Silva of the Workers Party, the main candidate of the left, is surging.

TeleSUR (2022-09-30). Lula Says South America Wants His Victory in Brazilian Elections. telesurenglish.net Former president and candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said today that South America wants to see him win the October 2 elections in Brazil to reorganize the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) once again. | Presidential candidate Luís Inácio Lula da Silva (c) participates in a campaign event today, in Fortaleza (Brazil)…

_____ (2022-09-30). Non-Tenure-Track Skidmore College Faculty Votes To Unionize. popularresistance.org Saratoga Springs, New York – In a major milestone for an organizing effort that began in 2018, full-time and part-time, non-tenure-track faculty and other Skidmore College staff voted this month in favor of unionizing. | The National Labor Relations Board conducted two separate mail-in elections — one for full-time staff and one for part-time staff — and 65% of full-time staff voted to join with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 200United, while 67% of part-time employees voted in favor of joining the union, according to an SEIU news release. | The votes, announced Sept. 27, affe…

_____ (2022-09-30). Saladin Muhammad Presente! popularresistance.org Our dear brother, leader, confidant, mentor and model servant of our people, Saladin Muhammad, joined our revolutionary ancestors on September 19, 2022 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Saladin was 76 and had been battling illness for a while. | When our revolutionary elders leave this material world, we often say another giant has fallen as a testament to their contribution and the love that we have for them. But sometimes, that characterization is just not enough. This is one of those times. Brother Saladin occupied a category that only a few have occupied. As one of only a handful of strategic thinkers and organ…

Infobrics (2022-09-30). BRICS Countries Should Join Hands to Innovate Affordable Scientific Solutions. infobrics.org Union Minister of state for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh called for a joint fight against common challenges…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-30). Iran's Revolutionary Guards Say Operation Against Kurdish Insurgents In Northern Iraq Will Continue. southfront.org Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has vowed to continue its operation against Kurdish-Iranian opposition groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. | In a statement released on September 29, the IRGC Ground Forces confirmed that the ongoing operation was launched in response to Kurdish-led protests in Iran. The guards accused opposition groups in Kurdistan of inciting and supporting the protests."In the wake of an uptick in the seditious acts of separatist and terrorist groups stationed in Iraq'

WSWS (2022-09-30). Murdoch media displays Australian Labor PM's close ties to business and dependence on the unions. wsws.org The Labor government is bringing together the country's top business chiefs and trade union bureaucrats against the working class.

____ (2022-09-30). Turkey hits 16 PKK targets in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) — A total of 16 targets have been destroyed by the Turkish armed forces in a military operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday.

WSWS (2022-09-30). No to another school year of mass infection and death! Mobilize Canada's education workers to fight for the global elimination of COVID-19! wsws.org Governments in every province, from John Horgan's New Democrats in British Columbia to the hard-right Ford Tories in Ontario, reopened schools at the beginning of this month after dismantling all remaining COVID public health measures.

WSWS (2022-09-30). Hundreds attend memorial service for two young workers killed at Ohio BP refinery. wsws.org The memorial service Thursday morning was an outpouring of sympathy and solidarity for Max and Ben Morrissey, two young workers tragically killed at the BP Husky refinery in Oregon, Ohio.

WSWS (2022-09-30). Ahead of strike vote: UK higher education workers must build rank-and-file committees. wsws.org Workers must draw an important conclusion from the past few decades' experience: that the unions respond to "pressure" by intensifying efforts to impose sellout deals on their members.

Julia Conley (2022-09-30). 'Time to Take to the Streets': Working Class Hold 'Enough Is Enough' Rallies Across UK. commondreams.org "Does a CEO need an extra zero at the end of their salary—or should nurses, posties, and teachers be able to heat their homes?" said one supporter ahead of the #EnoughIsEnough National Day of Action.

WSWS (2022-09-30). Devastation from Hurricane Ian: Another disaster inflicted by American capitalism. wsws.org The death toll and destruction in Florida are of immense dimensions and demonstrate the failure of capitalist society. Such disasters are not "natural," but the predictable result of the inability of the profit system to address climate change and its environmental consequences.

WSWS (2022-09-30). The IBEW contract vote was fraudulent: Demand a re-vote under rank-and-file oversight! wsws.org This statement was issued by the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee (RWRFC), which has been established by railroad workers to organize and unify their struggle independently of the union apparatus.

Press Associates (2022-09-30). Dissenting union, Machinists District 19, negotiates new deal with railroads. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The one rail union whose members rejected the proposed national contract between the nation's big freight railroads and unions representing their 115,000 workers has negotiated a newand it says, a betterdeal. And now those 4,900 members of Machinists District 19 will vote on it. Their agreement, announced September 26, follows the basic plan all 13 …

Deweylaura (2022-09-30). Democracy is on the line in November. cpusa.org The following is adapted from a talk given at the online Marxist School in 2022. People's life experience has a decisive influence on their reaction to events. But it is not always determinative. Someone influenced by progressive class-struggle ideas, racial and gender equality, and generally by mass democratic movements and who gains a relative …

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-09-30). Meet Hayley Wong, President of Imperial College Union. imperial.ac.uk Hayley Wong is the new president of Imperial's students' union.

WSWS (2022-09-30). Live Updates on the fight of rail workers: Evidence grows of widespread failure by IBEW to send ballots before TA vote. wsws.org Dozens of machinists at BNSF's Argentine Yard in Kansas City held a series of informational pickets Wednesday to call for a united fight of rank-and-file workers.

Fight Back (2022-09-30). MN Cuba car caravan presses for an end to the blockade on Cuba. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Twin Cities Cuba solidarity activists organized a car caravan, September 25, to "End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba." It is part of a campaign initiated by the Puentas de Amor (Bridges of Love) out of Miami. For over a year they have called on supporters of Cuba from around the world to hold car caravans on the fourth Sunday of the month. | This month, once again the Minnesota caravan drove along a busy street in a predominantly Latino neighborhood. Cars were decorated with Cuban flags and displayed signs that read, "Cuba si bloqueo no," "U.S. hands off Cuba" and "Let Cuba live!" Along the route, pe…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). Who Profits from Pipeline Terror? libya360.wordpress.com Pepe Escobar Secret talks between Russia and Germany to resolve their Nord Stream 1 and 2 issues had to be averted at any cost The War of Economic Corridors has entered incandescent, uncharted territory: Pipeline Terror. A sophisticated military operation — that required exhaustive planning, possibly involving several actors — blew up four separate sections of…

Max Blumenthal (2022-09-29). EU parliamentarian calls to sanction Vanessa Beeley and all observers of Donbass referendums. thegrayzone.com MEP Nathalie Louiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria's government. A French Member of European Parliament (MEP), Natalie Louiseau, has delivered a letter to EU High Representative of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Borrell, demanding the European Union place personal sanctions on all international observers …

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE to hold online public meeting against nuclear war. wsws.org The online public meeting "Build an international working class movement to stop nuclear war danger" will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 16.

Workers World Party (2022-09-29). PDF of September 29 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-to-1 Battling billionaire developers Saladin Muhammad remembered Editorial: U.S. hypocrisy and Iran Labor on the march At Philly's Home Depot California farmworkers Teamster women rally at Amazon HQ U.S. proxy war Western capital grabs Ukraine's farms Antiwar movement . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-29). United, Southwest flight attendants picket in US as airline workers reach breaking point. wsws.org United and Southwest airlines flight attendants picketed at airports in the US and other locations Tuesday to protest exhausting schedules, the lack of accommodation for stranded flight crews and the refusal of the carriers to increase pay in the face of surging inflation.

Kathy Durkin (2022-09-29). Youth join global strike for climate justice. workers.org Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, Sept. 23. Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding "climate reparations and justice" Sept. 23. Young people in Asia, Africa and Europe joined a coordinated Global Climate Strike that called for wealthy countries to pay reparations . . . |

Staff (2022-09-29). 2 October, Vancouver: End Administrative Detention! Outreach and rally for justice in Palestine. samidoun.net Sunday, 2 October 2 pm Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Side/Robson Square) Vancouver Facebook Join us on Sunday, October 2 outside the Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Street Side) to support 30 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for freedom. They are putting their bodies and lives on the lines to demand an end to administrative detention, Israeli …

WSWS (2022-09-29). The right-wing record of the "Quebec First" CAQ government. wsws.org The Coalition avenir Québec's (CAQ) first-ever term in office was marked by a disastrous response to the COVID-19 pandemic, brutal anti-worker measures and the promotion of virulent Quebec chauvinism.

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Staff (2022-09-30). Brazil's Lula Goes into Sunday Election with Massive Lead. Will Bolsonaro Accept an Electoral Defeat? democracynow.org Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro faces former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Sunday's presidential election. Lula is a former union leader who held office from 2003 through 2010. He's running on a leftist platform to uplift Brazil's poor, preserve the Amazon rainforest and protect Brazil's Indigenous communities, and is supported by a broad, grassroots alliance, explains Brazilian human rights advocate Maria Luísa Mendonàßa. Polls show Lula has a strong lead over Bolsonaro, but it is unclear if he will win the majority of the vote needed to avoid a runoff. Th…

WSWS (2022-09-30). US announces plans to expand "industrial base" for war with Russia. wsws.org Amid claims that the United States has sent so many weapons to Ukraine that it verges on depleting the capabilities of the US military, the US and its allies have announced a major new initiative to expand arms production.

Safe Ag Safe Schools (2022-09-30). Cancer-Causing Pesticide exceeds State risk levels over the last decade at Monterey County. indybay.org Concerned about the use of the cancer-causing drift-prone pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D), more than pesticide reform advocates, including farmworkers, health professionals, teachers, and their allies held a news conference and rally at the Monterey County Government Center on Tuesday, September 27th — the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The group, organized by Safe Ag Safe Schools and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, called on the County Ag Commissioner to reduce 1,3-D use and web-post warnings. | The news conference can be seen in its entirety at: https…

Staff (2022-09-30). Nicaragua's President Ortega Calls Chile's President Boric a White House 'Lapdog'. orinocotribune.com Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega calls his Chilean counterpart a US "lapdog" after Boric attacked Nicaragua at the United Nations (UN). | "The government that wants to receive applause from the Yankee empire and from some governments of the European Union goes out there, like a lapdog, to talk about the need to release the political prisoners in Nicaragua, and they forget about the political prisoners that they have in their country in Chile," Ortega said on Wednesday, September 28, during a ceremony on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the founding of Nicaragua's National Police. | The Sandinista leader…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-30). The Return of Industrial Warfare. southfront.org | Written by Alex Vershinin. Originally published on Can the West still provide the arsenal of democracy?: | The war in Ukraine has proven that the age of industrial warfare is still here. The massive consumption of equipment, vehicles and ammunition requires a large-scale industrial base for resupply — quantity still has a quality of its own. The mass sc…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-30). 20 Militants Reportedly Killed In New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes On Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org A Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. IMAGE: AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | On September 30, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out at least 12 airstrikes on the northwestern region of Greater Idlib. | The airstrikes targeted positions of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib, and its allies near the towns of Mseibin and Ruweiha in the southern Idlib countryside. Syrian pro-government news so…

____ (2022-09-30). Xi pays tribute to national heroes on Martyrs' Day. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state attended a ceremony on Friday morning in Tian'anmen Square in Beijing to present flower baskets to fallen national heroes.

____ (2022-09-30). Xi meets C919 project team, urging more breakthroughs in high-end equipment manufacturing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Friday commended the achievements made in the development of the C919 large passenger aircraft and called for more major breakthroughs in China's high-end equipment manufacturing.

____ (2022-09-30). Xi pays tribute to national heroes in Beijing. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the State attended a ceremony to present flower baskets to deceased national heroes at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing on Friday morning.

Peter Koenig (2022-09-30). "EU Harakiri"on Behalf of Washington. The Nord Stream Destruction, Is the EC Planning to Destroy the European Union? globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-09-30). US Hybrid War Against Venezuela Goes To Court. popularresistance.org Ambassador Alex Saab, a victim of the US economic war to achieve regime change in Venezuela, has been under arrest for over two years. This article recounts the developments in the diplomat's court case. Saab is fighting against his illegal detention and extradition before the 8th District Court in Miami. | As Venezuela's special envoy and a deputy ambassador to the African Union, Saab has diplomatic immunity from arrest and detention under the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Although a party to the convention, the US has flouted this principle of international law. Alex Saab was targeted by the U…

Staff (2022-09-30). 1 October, Manchester: Freedom for all Palestinian prisoners Solidarity with the Hunger Strike. samidoun.net Saturday, 1 October 12 pm Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester More info: www.facebook.com/386682871406134/posts/pfbid02P2LszbkrSejqb9MGtkJzvVvnAfE4sGU7cthQ317dnrPNkJs4wv7yLVfgFbVWaDy4l/ Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! and the Revolutionary Communist Group are organizing to support the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Manchester. We'll be out on the streets this week supporting the hunger strike of Palestinian political prisoners, building for the Walking tour of Engels' …

Infobrics (2022-09-30). BRICS Countries Should Join Hands to Innovate Affordable Scientific Solutions. infobrics.org Union Minister of state for Science and Technology, Jitendra Singh called for a joint fight against common challenges…

Jordan Uhl (2022-09-30). How Wall Street Profits Off Of The Sick And Elderly. levernews.com

Anonymous669 (2022-09-30). Iran's Revolutionary Guards Say Operation Against Kurdish Insurgents In Northern Iraq Will Continue. southfront.org Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has vowed to continue its operation against Kurdish-Iranian opposition groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. | In a statement released on September 29, the IRGC Ground Forces confirmed that the ongoing operation was launched in response to Kurdish-led protests in Iran. The guards accused opposition groups in Kurdistan of inciting and supporting the protests."In the wake of an uptick in the seditious acts of separatist and terrorist groups stationed in Iraq'

____ (2022-09-30). Turkey hits 16 PKK targets in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) — A total of 16 targets have been destroyed by the Turkish armed forces in a military operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-30). No Honors For Former Japan Prime Minister Abe Say Protesters In San Francisco. indybay.org

Press Associates (2022-09-30). Dissenting union, Machinists District 19, negotiates new deal with railroads. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The one rail union whose members rejected the proposed national contract between the nation's big freight railroads and unions representing their 115,000 workers has negotiated a newand it says, a betterdeal. And now those 4,900 members of Machinists District 19 will vote on it. Their agreement, announced September 26, follows the basic plan all 13 …

WSWS (2022-09-30). No to another school year of mass infection and death! Mobilize Canada's education workers to fight for the global elimination of COVID-19! wsws.org Governments in every province, from John Horgan's New Democrats in British Columbia to the hard-right Ford Tories in Ontario, reopened schools at the beginning of this month after dismantling all remaining COVID public health measures.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-30). Do You Hear Us? UAL Flight Attendants March Against Union Busting & Join SFO Unite Here. indybay.org Hundreds of UAL Association of Flight Attendants AFA flight attendants joined with 1,000 striking SFO Unite Here food service workers at the airport. The UAL AFA leaders charged that UAL is engaged in union busting practices and refuse to negotiate with the union over changes effecting passengers and the workers. SFO Unite Here workers have been without a wage increase since 2018 at the airport and cannot survive on their wages…

Revolution Books (2022-09-30). Sunday 10/2: Support the Courageous Uprising in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Labor Video Project (2022-09-30). Apple Toxic Is It Above The Law? With Whistleblower Ashley M. Gjà∏vik. indybay.org Ashley M. Gjà∏vik an Apple employee discovers that her office is sitting on a super-fund dump site in Sunnyvale. She tries to get it tested by the EPA and is retaliated against and fired. She also discover that Apple has captured the agencies she is trying to get to protect her and her fellow worker.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-09-30). Meet Hayley Wong, President of Imperial College Union. imperial.ac.uk Hayley Wong is the new president of Imperial's students' union.

Lourdes Rosado (2022-09-30). Hurricanes Don't Discriminate, So Why Do Puerto Ricans Remain 'Separate and Unequal'? (OPINION). latinorebels.com The Supreme Court now has a historic opportunity to begin taking apart the colonial framework undermining Puerto Rico by turning the page on the century-old Insular Cases and the legal precedent that has perpetuated systemic biases—and it should.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-30). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-30). Murdoch media displays Australian Labor PM's close ties to business and dependence on the unions. wsws.org The Labor government is bringing together the country's top business chiefs and trade union bureaucrats against the working class.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-30). San Francisco Airport fast food workers win raises, better health care. peoplesworld.org SAN FRANCISCO —It took a short strike, a peaceful sit-in which led to 41 arrests, and a viral video about workers who can't afford the fast-food meals they serve their customers, but 1,000 San Francisco Airport food service workers won tentative agreement on a better contract featuring "significant" raises and employer-paid family health care. Details …

WSWS (2022-09-30). Devastation from Hurricane Ian: Another disaster inflicted by American capitalism. wsws.org The death toll and destruction in Florida are of immense dimensions and demonstrate the failure of capitalist society. Such disasters are not "natural," but the predictable result of the inability of the profit system to address climate change and its environmental consequences.

Jonathan Nack (2022-09-30). Thursday 10/6: Lessons of the 2022 National Strike in Ecuador. indybay.org To register for the webinar: act.dsausa.org/signup/2022-national-protest-in-ecuador/

TeleSUR, DRL, MER (2022-09-30). Continúan labores para el restablecimiento del sistema eléctrico en Cuba tras huracán Ian. telesurtv.net Las principales acciones se centran en recuperar el servicio eléctrico el cual quedó con serias afectaciones.

Fight Back (2022-09-30). MN Cuba car caravan presses for an end to the blockade on Cuba. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Twin Cities Cuba solidarity activists organized a car caravan, September 25, to "End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba." It is part of a campaign initiated by the Puentas de Amor (Bridges of Love) out of Miami. For over a year they have called on supporters of Cuba from around the world to hold car caravans on the fourth Sunday of the month. | This month, once again the Minnesota caravan drove along a busy street in a predominantly Latino neighborhood. Cars were decorated with Cuban flags and displayed signs that read, "Cuba si bloqueo no," "U.S. hands off Cuba" and "Let Cuba live!" Along the route, pe…

_____ (2022-09-29). Facts Related To The Sabotage Attack On The Nord Stream Pipelines. popularresistance.org For decades the U.S. opposed European projects to receive energy from Russia. It wants Europe to buy more expensive U.S. oil and gas. | Europe's, and especially Germany's industry, depends on cheap energy from Russia. Without it Europe will be de-industrialized and go broke. | The U.S. had threatened to disable the pipelines connecting Europe to Russia. Currently the U.S. is winning its war on Europe's, mainly Germany's, industries and people. Yesterday's sabotage attack on the Nord Stream I and II pipelines, which are supposed to bring Russian natural gas to Germany, mean that the the war on Germany has entered…

Max Blumenthal (2022-09-29). EU parliamentarian calls to sanction Vanessa Beeley and all observers of Donbass referendums. thegrayzone.com MEP Nathalie Louiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria's government. A French Member of European Parliament (MEP), Natalie Louiseau, has delivered a letter to EU High Representative of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Borrell, demanding the European Union place personal sanctions on all international observers …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). Referendum Observer from South Africa: 'People Really Wanted it For a Long Time'. libya360.wordpress.com The youth league of South Africa's ruling party has been slammed by the country's Ukrainian community after it endorsed the referendums on joining Russia that were held in four regions there. RT talked to Khulekani Skosana, the chairperson of International Relations for the African National Congress Youth League.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). EU Parliamentarian Calls to Sanction All Observers of Donbass Referendums. libya360.wordpress.com Max Blumenthal, Anya Parampil MEP Nathalie Loiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria's government. A French Member of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). DPR Civilians on Why They Wanted a Referendum to Join Russia. libya360.wordpress.com My overview of the DPR referendum to join Russia. It's mainly the people themselves talking, over the course of 5 days, including door-to-door voting (no, not at gunpoint) and voting in voting stations on the 5th day. Western commentators would do well to listen to them (but we know they won't). Summary: -they waited 8…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). Ukraine: Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0? libya360.wordpress.com Anatoly Antonov It is safe to assume that any use of nuclear weapons could quickly lead to an escalation of a local or regional conflict into a global one. As Henry Kissinger wrote in 2014, "The demonization of Vladimir Putin is not a policy; it is an alibi for the absence of one." I have commenced my…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE to hold online public meeting against nuclear war. wsws.org The online public meeting "Build an international working class movement to stop nuclear war danger" will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 16.

Workers World Party (2022-09-29). PDF of September 29 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-to-1 Battling billionaire developers Saladin Muhammad remembered Editorial: U.S. hypocrisy and Iran Labor on the march At Philly's Home Depot California farmworkers Teamster women rally at Amazon HQ U.S. proxy war Western capital grabs Ukraine's farms Antiwar movement . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-09-29). Say NO to U.S. wars! Oct. 15-22 actions. workers.org The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) is organizing for protests the week of Oct. 15-22 in this call posted at unac.peace.org. Back to the streets! Say NO to U.S. wars! Stop Washington's war moves toward Russia and China. Stop endless wars: Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Palestine, everywhere. Join us in protest . . . |

____ (2022-09-29). New growth drivers gain steam amid China's innovation push. ecns.cn After constant efforts to push forward innovation-driven development, China has made visible progress in industrial upgrading, with new growth drivers emerging and new business forms flourishing, a recent report showed.

____ (2022-09-29). Xi to attend Martyrs' Day event, present flowers to fallen national heroes. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state will join representatives from all walks of life in presenting flowers to fallen national heroes on Friday morning in Tian'anmen Square.

Lee Camp (2022-09-29). Fossil Fuels Subsidized at Rate of $11 Million Per Minute. mintpressnews.com A study by none other than the IMF found that the planet collectively spends $11 million per minute on subsidies for fossil fuels, all while the world barrels towards an impending climate catastrophe.

Jake Kallio (2022-09-29). US and UK undermining Bosnian democracy with sectarian electoral law changes. multipolarista.com Bosnia and Herzegovina is already governed by a neocolonial system, but the US, UK, and Israel are further undermining democracy by pushing for sectarian election law amendments that could weaken the civil rights of minorities like Jews and Roma.

Contributing Writers (2022-09-29). Scott Ritter on North Stream sabotage. marktaliano.net READ MORE: U.S. Act of War against the European Union: Did President Biden Order the Terror Attack against Nord Stream? Germany and EU Have Been Handed Over a Declaration of War…

JANET (2022-09-29). COME TO A WORKERS ASSEMBLY AGAINST UNION-BUSTING SAT. Oct. 1, 3PM In UNION SQUARE. iacenter.org FROM STARBUCKS TO AMAZON and on and on…..SUPPORT THE UPRISING OF YOUNG WORKERS WELCOME IN "STRIKETOBER" 2022! The workers, most of them young workers, are rising up and transforming the labor movement. From Amazon to Starbucks, to Trader Joe's, Chipotle, REI, Apple and on and on and on… billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Howard Schultz, with the full support of Wall Street, are doing everything to crush this uprising. Come to the Workers Assembly Against Union Busting on Sat. Oct. 1, at 3pm in Union Square, and let's plan a strategy to support the uprising. October 1 is the first day of "STRIKETOBER" 2022…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-29). India's Billionaire Gautam Adani: "Ecological Crossdresser" globalresearch.ca

Jason Ditz (2022-09-29). US Citizen Killed in Rocket Strike in Iraqi Kurdistan. news.antiwar.com The US State Department has reported that Wednesday's attack on Iraqi Kurdistan The unnamed citizen was one of

WSWS (2022-09-29). United, Southwest flight attendants picket in US as airline workers reach breaking point. wsws.org United and Southwest airlines flight attendants picketed at airports in the US and other locations Tuesday to protest exhausting schedules, the lack of accommodation for stranded flight crews and the refusal of the carriers to increase pay in the face of surging inflation.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE meeting discusses a socialist program to fight state repression. wsws.org Speakers explained that the fight against state repression, and for the release of all political prisoners, had to be based on mobilising the working class against capitalism.

Ariel Gold (2022-09-29). What South Sudan Needs and Doesn't Need. commondreams.org South Sudan is the embodiment of so many ills that affect the world—colonialism, militarization, civil war, climate change, famine, and sexual violence.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Twitter locks account of Will Lehman, rank-and-file candidate for UAW president, in act of censorship. wsws.org The lock on Lehman's account came without warning, occurring almost immediately after it tweeted a thread reporting on the support for his campaign among John Deere agricultural equipment workers.

Liberation Staff (2022-09-29). PSL Editorial — Hurricane Ian: Relief now for the working class! liberationnews.org The everyone-for-themselves model of hurricane response is a perfect encapsulation of the incompetence and moral bankruptcy of the U.S. capitalist system.

Martha Grevatt (2022-09-29). Seattle/Teamster Women's Conference holds rally outside Amazon HQ. workers.org The fight to unionize corporate behemoth Amazon is being carried out on many fronts and by many unions. Teamsters Women's Conference descends on Amazon headquarters, Seattle, Sept. 20. Credit: teamsters.org Over 1,000 attendees at the Teamster Women's Conference, held in Seattle, rallied outside Amazon's world headquarters Sept. 20. They carried . . . |

Joe Piette (2022-09-29). On 50th anniversary of Philippine martial law ‚àí 'Never Forget, Never Again'. workers.org Sept. 24 — Dozens of people from ANAK Bayan and other local left organizations including Workers World Party met in Clark Park in Philadelphia on the 50th anniversary of Ferdinand Marcos' 1972 declaration of martial law in the Philippines. WWPHOTO: JOE PIETTE A special presentation was made to honor Baltazar . . . |

Kathy Durkin (2022-09-29). Youth join global strike for climate justice. workers.org Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, Sept. 23. Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding "climate reparations and justice" Sept. 23. Young people in Asia, Africa and Europe joined a coordinated Global Climate Strike that called for wealthy countries to pay reparations . . . |

Staff (2022-09-29). Inter-American Development Bank Ousts Trump-Appointed President Mauricio Claver-Carone. orinocotribune.com Mauricio Claver-Carone was removed from the presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for violating the institution's code of ethics. The departure from the position was promoted by the governors of the institution after it was discovered that he was having intimate relations with a close collaborator and coworker. | The now former president denied the accusations and threatened the bank with filing a lawsuit. For the moment, the executive vice president, the Honduran Queen Irene Mejía Chacón, will hold the presidency of the institution until the election of a new president. | The media is reporting…

Staff (2022-09-29). 2 October, Vancouver: End Administrative Detention! Outreach and rally for justice in Palestine. samidoun.net Sunday, 2 October 2 pm Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Side/Robson Square) Vancouver Facebook Join us on Sunday, October 2 outside the Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Street Side) to support 30 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for freedom. They are putting their bodies and lives on the lines to demand an end to administrative detention, Israeli …

_____ (2022-09-29). From Crisis To Transformation: What Is Just Transition? A Primer. popularresistance.org We Are Living Through An Age Of Profound Transition. Political Upheaval Is The Order Of The Day. Economic Inequality Is Rising. People Around The Globe Are Being Displaced By Conflict And Climate Emergencies. Racism, Xenophobia, And Religious Intolerance Are On The Rise. The COVID-19 Pandemic Cast New Light On The Injustices And Irrationality Of Our Current Economic And Social Systems. | The Crises We Face Today Are Social And Political, But They Go Deeper. The Life Gi- Ving Systems Of The Earth Are Under Threat As A Result Of The System Of Production Which Has Been Foisted Upon The World Over The Last 250 Years.

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-29). Marching California farmworkers say 'Sí, se puede! Yes, we can!'. workers.org Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers, speaks to marchers in Stockton, California, Aug. 20. Despite a farmworkers' 24-hour vigil going on in Sacramento, California, Gov. Gavin Newsom is still stalling on signing Assembly Bill 2183, passed in May — a pro-farmworker bill that is also pro-union. Instead of an . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-29). JoƒÅo Pedro Stedile: Lula, BRICS and Latin American Integration. libya360.wordpress.com JoƒÅo Pedro Stedile, one of the national directors of Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement (MST) provides an analysis (in Spanish) of the situation in Brazil going into the October 2nd election. Recorded by Kawsachun News in Sà£o Paulo on September 29, 2022. What's expected from Lula's foreign policy if he returns to the presidency? Kawsachun News…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). In Video: Iran's Fath 360 Missiles, Shahed-136 Drones Hit Kurdish Insurgents In Northern Iraq. southfront.org The Fars News Agency has released footage documenting the The strikes, which were carried out by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), targeted positions of Kurdish-Iranian opposition groups, including the Kurdistan Freedom Party, the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran, the Free Life Part…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Former Australian PM Abbott weighs the cost of saving 40,000 lives and decides the price is too high. wsws.org The positions of the extreme-right, allowing the elderly and the sick to die in the interests of profit, have been adopted by the entire political establishment including the federal Labor government.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-29). Unions offer help in Hurricane Ian Florida disaster. peoplesworld.org TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—With Hurricane Ian devastating Florida, even as it was downgraded to a tropical storm before moving out to sea, the Florida Education Association, the state's joint NEA-AFT affiliate posted a comprehensive directory of where state residents could get hurricane aid. Besides FEA, which represents teachers and school staffers in every Florida county, aid is …

WSWS (2022-09-29). Electricians demand revote on rail contract after IBEW fails to mail ballots to many members. wsws.org Multiple members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have contacted the World Socialist Web Site to report serious irregularities in voting on the recent tentative agreement impacting the 4,000 IBEW members in the rail industry.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Lawsuits on mRNA technology show profit-driven struggle for control over vital scientific discoveries. wsws.org Recent lawsuits on mRNA technology are attempts by various corporations to take control of these vital discoveries for their own enrichment. Recent advances in molecular technology that allows for gene editing and protein manufacturing portend a revolution in medicine that can offer personalized treatments for a broad array of diseases.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Live Updates on the fight of rail workers: Meeting of rank-and-file workers passes resolution—"We have the right to take collective action, including a strike" wsws.org Dozens of machinists at BNSF's Argentine Yard in Kansas City held a series of informational pickets Wednesday to call for a united fight of rank-and-file workers.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Australian nurses' union "surveys" Lifehouse workers after wage-cut offer rejected. wsws.org The questionnaire is a desperate attempt by the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association to head off a developing rebellion of workers against the union and management.

WSWS (2022-09-29). The right-wing record of the "Quebec First" CAQ government. wsws.org The Coalition avenir Québec's (CAQ) first-ever term in office was marked by a disastrous response to the COVID-19 pandemic, brutal anti-worker measures and the promotion of virulent Quebec chauvinism.

A Guest Author (2022-09-29). Cuba will continue to raise its voice to reject domination and hegemonism. workers.org Speech by Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez, at the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 21, 2022 Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez at U.N., Sept. 21. Delegates: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed, as never before, the true essence of the unjust and unsustainable prevailing international order. . . . |

Tamara Pearson (2022-09-29). Eight Reasons Why There Hasn't Been a Global Climate Revolt Yet. commondreams.org We are marching and meeting, but our levels of organization and resistance are vastly disproportionate to the anger and concern we feel, and the urgency of the situation.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-29). Hezbollah, IRGC Moved Missiles To Palmyra In Central Syria: Monitoring Group. southfront.org Iranian-backed forces massing around Deir Ezzor city | Lebanon's Hezbollah and the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) moved large quantities of weapons, including missiles, from positions in the southwestern countryside of Homs to the city of Palmyra in the governorate's eastern countryside over the past two days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on September 29. | The London-based monitoring group said that the weapons were stored in fortified positions near Palmyra. They were alleged…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Deere workers voice support for Will Lehman for UAW president: "What he says, it's all true" wsws.org Supporters of Lehman visited several Deere plants in the Quad Cities region last weekend, encountering many workers who expressed keen interest in his program and denounced the corrupt UAW bureaucracy.

Dennis Broe (2022-09-29). Collectivizing and yanking art out of its commodified prison: The 'lumbung' Documenta. peoplesworld.org KASSEL, Germany — This two-part article will consider the impact of a monumental event in the art world, the turning over of the every-five-year art festival Documenta, in Kassel, to a series of collectives under the organizational framework of the Indonesian group Ruangrupa, the first such direction of a major art festival in the West …

WSWS (2022-09-29). German workers support UAW president candidate Will Lehman: "It's time for us to stand up to union bureaucrats" wsws.org The campaign of Will Lehman, a 34-year-old worker at Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania (USA), for president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union is also meeting with broad support in Germany.

Tim Wheeler (2022-09-29). Loggers, truckers, and sawmill workers hit lumber giant Weyerhaeuser. peoplesworld.org PORT ANGELES, Wash.—More than 1,100 sawmill workers, log truck drivers, and loggers are picketing Weyerhaeuser Corporation sawmills in Oregon and Washington, the first walkout to hit the giant lumber producer in 36 years. The vote to strike was 98% after the strikers overwhelmingly rejected Weyerhaeuser's take-it-or-leave it "best and final offer" Sept. 2. Brandon Bryant, …

Sal Rosselli (2022-09-29). Denial of Mental Healthcare: 'Your Therapist Will See You Now or Will They?'. commondreams.org The denial of timely mental health care is immoral and unethical and it's the reason why therapists employed by Kaiser are on strike in Northern California and Hawai'i.

Betsey Piette (2022-09-29). Workers at Philadelphia Home Depot file for union. workers.org Philadelphia Home Depot workers file for first storewide union Sept. 20. Retail workers at a Home Depot store in northeast Philadelphia filed a petition on Sept. 20 with the National Labor Relations Board to form a union. Their request covers 274 employees organized as Home Depot Workers United. If successful, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-29). Britain on the brink of a social explosion after pound's collapse. wsws.org In the face of an extraordinary crisis of rule, the Labour Party is being prepared for a role in government to save British imperialism from an insurgent working class.

People's Tribune (2022-09-29). Santa Cruz Dismantles Camp of Hundreds of the Houseless. indybay.org The City of Santa Cruz, CA, in a county with the second highest rent in the country, is evicting an estimated 300 people living in wall-to-wall tents running along a riverbed right next to this largely wealthy city's downtown. The camp, in existence for about three years, was sanctioned by the City; houseless people were directed to go there because the City didn't have enough beds. Now, the City cites sanitation, drug use and complaints as reasons for closing the Benchlands camp. "This never needed to become a crisis for the hundreds of houseless people driven to the Benchlands by police and social service agenc…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Teachers strikes continue in Europe over pay, conditions and funding, as Norway's Labour government moves to impose strike ban, Hungarian government imposes minimum service levels; UK dock strikes in Liverpool and Felixstowe over pay and conditions as criminal barristers' strike continues; oil workers threaten to strike and join continuing protests in Iran after death of young woman at hands of morality police; Air traffic controllers in 18 African countries go on unofficial 48-hour strike over working conditions…

WSWS (2022-09-29). After weeks of silence from union, Mercedes-Benz begins mass firings in Brazil. wsws.org The fact that the union is responding to the layoffs not by denouncing them, but by covering them up, exposes its collaboration with the company.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Inmate strike spreads to all major Alabama prisons. wsws.org Republican Governor Kay Ivey has refused to enter discussion with the inmates and has said that their demands for better treatment and legal reform will not be considered.

Editor (2022-09-29). Una acusación al capitalismo moderno. workers.org Imagínese que el gobierno de Joe Biden y el Congreso hubieran acordado gastar 54.000 millones de dólares para impulsar la atención sanitaria en Estados Unidos mientras las variantes del COVID-19 seguían cobrándose más vidas. En lugar de que la esperanza de vida disminuyera por segundo año consecutivo, se habrían salvado . . . |

Revolution Books (2022-09-29). Sunday 10/9: Reading & Discussion with Omar El Akkad, author of What Strange Paradise. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Attack on Nord Stream Kills Prospects for Dialogue in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The three leaks that were discovered on Monday at the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines connecting Russia with Germany — one after another within hours of each other in the exclusive economic zones of Sweden and Denmark — were caused by blasts. Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde tweeted that the…

_____ (2022-09-28). Russia Shifts to a Zero-waste Nuclear Cycle in its NPPs. journal-neo.org The global energy crisis, arguably the worst since 1973, is forcing adjustments in nuclear energy policy in the European Union and many other parts of the world. Washington's policy of squeezing Russia out of the European energy market, decommissioning European NPPs and forcing a "green agenda," for the express purpose of strangling its main economic …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Jacques Baud: US, UK, Sabotaged Ukraine Peace Deal. libya360.wordpress.com AARON MATÉ Former Swiss intelligence officer and NATO adviser Jacques Baud on the next phase of the Russia-Ukraine war and new allegations that the US and UK undermined a peace deal that could have ended it. The West's aim "is not the victory of Ukraine, It's the defeat of Russia," Baud says. "The problem is…

_____ (2022-09-28). The United States Is Waging A New Cold War: A Socialist Perspective. popularresistance.org At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos (Switzerland) on May 23, 2022, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made some remarks about Ukraine that struck a nerve. Rather than be caught up "in the mood of the moment," Kissinger said, the West—led by the United States—needs to enable a peace agreement that satisfies the Russians. "Pursuing the war beyond [this] point," Kissinger said, "would not be about the freedom of Ukraine, but a new war against Russia itself." Most of the commentary from the Western foreign policy establishment rolled their eyes and dismissed Kissinger's comments. Kiss…

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-09-28). Experts Discuss Russia — India Cooperation in the Arctic. russiancouncil.ru On September 28, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk and Northern Forum international organization held a roundtable titled "Russia — India Collaboration in the Arctic: Interests and Opportunities"

Jonathan Cook (2022-09-28). How Britain's Labour Party Became a Criminal Conspiracy Against its Members. mintpressnews.com For many years, former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's supporters have claimed that he, and they, were targeted in a coordinated attack from the right of the party, comprising a majority of Labour MPs as well as senior party staff. The aim was to sabotage Corbyn's chances of taking power. | Those allegations were dismissed as a wild conspiracy theory by the British media. But the first independent verification came as early as April 2020, shortly after Corbyn stepped down as leader, with the leak of a cache of internal Labour Party documents. They showed that Labour bureaucrats, responsible to the party's general s…

Editor (2022-09-28). Imperialism and Capitalism Are 'Bleeding the World Dry': At UN, Nicaragua Calls for Global Rebellion. scheerpost.com By Ben Norton / Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Four Straight Years of Nonstop Street Protest in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad A cycle of protests began in Haiti in July 2018, and—despite the pandemic—has carried on since then. The core reason for the protest in 2018 was that in March of that year the government of Venezuela—due to the illegal sanctions imposed by the United States—could no longer ship discounted oil to Haiti through the PetroCaribe scheme. Fuel prices soared by…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). The "Leftism" of the Americas Collapses at the Door of Haitian Sovereignty. libya360.wordpress.com Jemima Pierre While many are celebrating the potential rise of another "Pink Tide" in Latin America and the emergence of a truly multipolar world, it seems clear that the fight for Haitian sovereignty will continue to be outside of "leftist" imaginations. It is an exhilarating time for the "leftists" of the Americas. This past week,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Breaking the Influence of International Capital in Africa. libya360.wordpress.com ROAPE ROAPE interviews the Ruth First prize winner Japhace Poncian about the crippling influence of international capital on the continent, resource nationalism, and the need for Africa to break its dependence from foreign direct investment and technology and to harness its own resources. Japhace argues that Africa must build up its own technical, financial, and…

_____ (2022-09-28). Imperialism And Capitalism Are 'Bleeding The World Dry'. popularresistance.org Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the United Nations General Assembly to call for a global rebellion against the "imperialist and capitalist system" that is "bleeding the world dry." | "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves violate and deny every day," declared Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. | "Imperialism and its coercive actions are anti-life, in all spheres, and because of this, they are contrary to international law," he added. In his September 26 UN speech, Moncada proclaimed, "A…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Western Sahara: Africa's Last Colony. libya360.wordpress.com Meriem NaàØli Meriem NaàØli writes about the continuing struggle for the independence of Western Sahara. Occupied by Morocco since the 1970s, in contravention of the International Court of Justice and the UN. The internationally recognised liberation movement, POLISARIO, has fought and campaigned for independence since the early 1970s. NaàØli explains what is going on, and…

Staff (2022-09-28). Join the Social Media Storm to #EndAdministrativeDetention on Friday, 30 September. samidoun.net There are currently 30 Palestinian prisoners on an open hunger strike to bring an end to administrative detention, Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial. They are putting their bodies and lives on the line to take a stand for freedom and against this arbitrary form of detention used to routinely attack Palestinian community, student, farmer …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). In Response to Antonio Guterres, Haitian Organizations Point to the Responsibility of the UN in the "Gangsterization of Haiti" libya360.wordpress.com AlterPresse Haitians protest over rising fuel prices during a nationwide strike, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 26, 2022. (Photo: REUTERS/Ralph Tedy Erol) The United Nations is complicit in what is referred to as the "gangsterization" of Haiti. The existence of criminal gangs is the result of UN Core Group interference yet is now the pretext for additional…

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/2: Discussion on "Origins of Women's Oppression — Class Society" indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

Laith Fadel (2022-09-28). Monterrey seeks new method to combat severe drought. america.cgtn.com Drought conditions in northern Mexico are so dire that the government declared a "national emergency" in the state Nuevo Leon this summer. With it, came new efforts at water rationing and redistribution. And as CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock reports, there is an exponential growth in …

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2022-09-29: News Headlines

Max Blumenthal (2022-09-29). EU parliamentarian calls to sanction Vanessa Beeley and all observers of Donbass referendums. thegrayzone.com MEP Nathalie Louiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria's government. A French Member of European Parliament (MEP), Natalie Louiseau, has delivered a letter to EU High Representative of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Borrell, demanding the European Union place personal sanctions on all international observers …

Safe Ag Safe Schools (2022-09-29). Cancer-Causing Pesticide exceeds State risk levels over the last decade at Monterey County. indybay.org Concerned about the use of the cancer-causing drift-prone pesticide 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D), more than 50 pesticide reform advocates, including farmworkers, health professionals, teachers, and their allies held a news conference and rally at the Monterey County Government Center on Tuesday, September 27th — the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. The group, organized by Safe Ag Safe Schools and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council, called on the County Ag Commissioner to reduce 1,3-D use and web-post warnings. | The news conference can be seen in its entirety at: http…

Workers World Party (2022-09-29). PDF of September 29 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-to-1 Battling billionaire developers Saladin Muhammad remembered Editorial: U.S. hypocrisy and Iran Labor on the march At Philly's Home Depot California farmworkers Teamster women rally at Amazon HQ U.S. proxy war Western capital grabs Ukraine's farms Antiwar movement . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE to hold online public meeting against nuclear war. wsws.org The online public meeting "Build an international working class movement to stop nuclear war danger" will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 16.

A Guest Author (2022-09-29). Say NO to U.S. wars! Oct. 15-22 actions. workers.org The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) is organizing for protests the week of Oct. 15-22 in this call posted at unac.peace.org. Back to the streets! Say NO to U.S. wars! Stop Washington's war moves toward Russia and China. Stop endless wars: Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Palestine, everywhere. Join us in protest . . . |

____ (2022-09-29). Xi to attend Martyrs' Day event, present flowers to fallen national heroes. ecns.cn Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state will join representatives from all walks of life in presenting flowers to fallen national heroes on Friday morning in Tian'anmen Square.

____ (2022-09-29). New growth drivers gain steam amid China's innovation push. ecns.cn After constant efforts to push forward innovation-driven development, China has made visible progress in industrial upgrading, with new growth drivers emerging and new business forms flourishing, a recent report showed.

Lee Camp (2022-09-29). Fossil Fuels Subsidized at Rate of $11 Million Per Minute. mintpressnews.com A study by none other than the IMF found that the planet collectively spends $11 million per minute on subsidies for fossil fuels, all while the world barrels towards an impending climate catastrophe.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-29). India's Billionaire Gautam Adani: "Ecological Crossdresser" globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-29). Gautam Adani: Ecological Crossdresser. dissidentvoice.org Imagine the tobacco producer who invests in smoke limitation programs, or the arms manufacturer who attends a conference proposing to ban weapons and seek a better future. Gautam Adani, one of India's most ruthlessly adept billionaires, has added his name to the growing list of corporate transvestism, using ecological credentials as his camouflage for fossil …

WSWS (2022-09-29). United, Southwest flight attendants picket in US as airline workers reach breaking point. wsws.org United and Southwest airlines flight attendants picketed at airports in the US and other locations Tuesday to protest exhausting schedules, the lack of accommodation for stranded flight crews and the refusal of the carriers to increase pay in the face of surging inflation.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Sri Lankan SEP/IYSSE meeting discusses a socialist program to fight state repression. wsws.org Speakers explained that the fight against state repression, and for the release of all political prisoners, had to be based on mobilising the working class against capitalism.

Staff (2022-09-29). Inter-American Development Bank Ousts Trump-Appointed President Mauricio Claver-Carone. orinocotribune.com Mauricio Claver-Carone was removed from the presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for violating the institution's code of ethics. The departure from the position was promoted by the governors of the institution after it was discovered that he was having intimate relations with a close collaborator and coworker. | The now former president denied the accusations and threatened the bank with filing a lawsuit. For the moment, the executive vice president, the Honduran Queen Irene Mejía Chacón, will hold the presidency of the institution until the election of a new president. | The media is reporting…

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-29). Marching California farmworkers say 'Sí, se puede! Yes, we can!'. workers.org Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers, speaks to marchers in Stockton, California, Aug. 20. Despite a farmworkers' 24-hour vigil going on in Sacramento, California, Gov. Gavin Newsom is still stalling on signing Assembly Bill 2183, passed in May — a pro-farmworker bill that is also pro-union. Instead of an . . . |

Staff (2022-09-29). 2 October, Vancouver: End Administrative Detention! Outreach and rally for justice in Palestine. samidoun.net Sunday, 2 October 2 pm Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Side/Robson Square) Vancouver Facebook Join us on Sunday, October 2 outside the Vancouver Art Gallery (Howe Street Side) to support 30 Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for freedom. They are putting their bodies and lives on the lines to demand an end to administrative detention, Israeli …

Kathy Durkin (2022-09-29). Youth join global strike for climate justice. workers.org Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, Sept. 23. Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding "climate reparations and justice" Sept. 23. Young people in Asia, Africa and Europe joined a coordinated Global Climate Strike that called for wealthy countries to pay reparations . . . |

Fight Toxic Prisons (2022-09-29). Hurricane Ian Devastates Florida Prisons. itsgoingdown.org Fight Toxic Prisons reports on fight to get prisoners in the path of Hurricane Ian evacuated in so-called Florida. As Hurricane Ian continues striking Florida following landfall as a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday afternoon, over 176,000 people behind prison bars lie directly in the storm's path. While some units have evacuated, others have gone on…

It's Going Down (2022-09-29). Officials Move to Squash Massive Strike Across Alabama Prisons. itsgoingdown.org Thousands of prisoners have launched a historic work strike across what even the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is admitting is "most major male facilities," throwing the system into a form of modified lockdown, as prison authorities attempt to break the strike by bringing in prisoners from other facilities. "This is a huge thing, this…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Live Updates on the fight of rail workers: Meeting of rank-and-file workers passes resolution—"We have the right to take collective action, including a strike" wsws.org Dozens of machinists at BNSF's Argentine Yard in Kansas City held a series of informational pickets Wednesday to call for a united fight of rank-and-file workers.

Revolution Books (2022-09-29). Sunday 10/2: Support the Courageous Uprising in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-29). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-29). German workers support UAW president candidate Will Lehman: "It's time for us to stand up to union bureaucrats" wsws.org The campaign of Will Lehman, a 34-year-old worker at Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania (USA), for president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union is also meeting with broad support in Germany.

Tamara Pearson (2022-09-29). The urgent global climate revolt that isn't happening. greenleft.org.au Climate change is disrupting and harming our lives, writes Tamara Pearson, so we need to disrupt and force change.

Betsey Piette (2022-09-29). Workers at Philadelphia Home Depot file for union. workers.org Philadelphia Home Depot workers file for first storewide union Sept. 20. Retail workers at a Home Depot store in northeast Philadelphia filed a petition on Sept. 20 with the National Labor Relations Board to form a union. Their request covers 274 employees organized as Home Depot Workers United. If successful, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-29). Lawsuits on mRNA technology show profit-driven struggle for control over vital scientific discoveries. wsws.org Recent lawsuits on mRNA technology are attempts by various corporations to take control of these vital discoveries for their own enrichment. Recent advances in molecular technology that allows for gene editing and protein manufacturing portend a revolution in medicine that can offer personalized treatments for a broad array of diseases.

WSWS (2022-09-29). The right-wing record of the "Quebec First" CAQ government. wsws.org The Coalition avenir Québec's (CAQ) first-ever term in office was marked by a disastrous response to the COVID-19 pandemic, brutal anti-worker measures and the promotion of virulent Quebec chauvinism.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Deere workers voice support for Will Lehman for UAW president: "What he says, it's all true" wsws.org Supporters of Lehman visited several Deere plants in the Quad Cities region last weekend, encountering many workers who expressed keen interest in his program and denounced the corrupt UAW bureaucracy.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-29). No Honors For Former Japan Prime Minister Abe Say Protesters In San Francisco. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-29). After weeks of silence from union, Mercedes-Benz begins mass firings in Brazil. wsws.org The fact that the union is responding to the layoffs not by denouncing them, but by covering them up, exposes its collaboration with the company.

Jonathan Nack (2022-09-29). Thursday 10/6: Lessons of the 2022 National Strike in Ecuador. indybay.org To register for the webinar: act.dsausa.org/signup/2022-national-protest-in-ecuador/

People's Tribune (2022-09-29). Santa Cruz Dismantles Camp of Hundreds of the Houseless. indybay.org The City of Santa Cruz, CA, in a county with the second highest rent in the country, is evicting an estimated 300 people living in wall-to-wall tents running along a riverbed right next to this largely wealthy city's downtown. The camp, in existence for about three years, was sanctioned by the City; houseless people were directed to go there because the City didn't have enough beds. Now, the City cites sanitation, drug use and complaints as reasons for closing the Benchlands camp. "This never needed to become a crisis for the hundreds of houseless people driven to the Benchlands by police and social service agenc…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Former Australian PM Abbott weighs the cost of saving 40,000 lives and decides the price is too high. wsws.org The positions of the extreme-right, allowing the elderly and the sick to die in the interests of profit, have been adopted by the entire political establishment including the federal Labor government.

WSWS (2022-09-29). Inmate strike spreads to all major Alabama prisons. wsws.org Republican Governor Kay Ivey has refused to enter discussion with the inmates and has said that their demands for better treatment and legal reform will not be considered.

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz (2022-09-29). Friday 9/30: Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz Film Screening. indybay.org SubRosa Community Space | 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2022-09-29). Australian nurses' union "surveys" Lifehouse workers after wage-cut offer rejected. wsws.org The questionnaire is a desperate attempt by the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association to head off a developing rebellion of workers against the union and management.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-29). Do You Hear Us? UAL Flight Attendants March Against Union Busting & Join SFO Unite Here. indybay.org Hundreds of UAL Association of Flight Attendants AFA flight attendants joined with 1,000 striking SFO Unite Here food service workers at the airport. The UAL AFA leaders charged that UAL is engaged in union busting practices and refuse to negotiate with the union over changes effecting passengers and the workers. SFO Unite Here workers have been without a wage increase since 2018 at the airport and cannot survive on their wages…

Revolution Books (2022-09-29). Sunday 10/9: Reading & Discussion with Omar El Akkad, author of What Strange Paradise. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Russia to Summon UN Security Council Over Pipeline Sabotage. libya360.wordpress.com Moscow wishes to call an emergency UN Security Council session over the "provocations" at the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday in a Telegram post. Both pipelines were severely damaged earlier this week in what many suspect was a deliberate attack. Russia requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Attack on Nord Stream Kills Prospects for Dialogue in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The three leaks that were discovered on Monday at the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines connecting Russia with Germany — one after another within hours of each other in the exclusive economic zones of Sweden and Denmark — were caused by blasts. Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde tweeted that the…

Fight Back (2022-09-28). The Cuban people approve revolutionary Families Code. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Realnewsauthor"> Campaign NOLA (New Orleans Louisiana) | The Realnewsauthor"> Campaign celebrates Cuba's passage of the new Families Code by popular referendum on September 25. The Families Code legalizes same-gender marriage and adoption, but it also goes far beyond that. With this new code, Cuba leads the world in LGBTQ, women's, disability, children and elders' rights. | The code recognizes and protects four kinds of households. Besides single-person and nuclear families, the code protects extended families with different caring relationships that inclu…

_____ (2022-09-28). Russia Shifts to a Zero-waste Nuclear Cycle in its NPPs. journal-neo.org The global energy crisis, arguably the worst since 1973, is forcing adjustments in nuclear energy policy in the European Union and many other parts of the world. Washington's policy of squeezing Russia out of the European energy market, decommissioning European NPPs and forcing a "green agenda," for the express purpose of strangling its main economic …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Jacques Baud: US, UK, Sabotaged Ukraine Peace Deal. libya360.wordpress.com AARON MATÉ Former Swiss intelligence officer and NATO adviser Jacques Baud on the next phase of the Russia-Ukraine war and new allegations that the US and UK undermined a peace deal that could have ended it. The West's aim "is not the victory of Ukraine, It's the defeat of Russia," Baud says. "The problem is…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Ukraine: The Testing Ground for the USA's Own Fascist Terror Campaign. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea One of the most ominous chapters in history is the Jakarta Method. This was the campaign that the CIA carried out during the Cold War in which millions of people involved in the global class struggle were murdered. Starting with the mass violence effort orchestrated by the military dictatorship that U.S. imperialism installed…

_____ (2022-09-28). The United States Is Waging A New Cold War: A Socialist Perspective. popularresistance.org At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos (Switzerland) on May 23, 2022, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made some remarks about Ukraine that struck a nerve. Rather than be caught up "in the mood of the moment," Kissinger said, the West—led by the United States—needs to enable a peace agreement that satisfies the Russians. "Pursuing the war beyond [this] point," Kissinger said, "would not be about the freedom of Ukraine, but a new war against Russia itself." Most of the commentary from the Western foreign policy establishment rolled their eyes and dismissed Kissinger's comments. Kiss…

Admin_ips (2022-09-28). Report: Billionaire Enabler States. ips-dc.org Billionaire Enabler States: How U.S. States Captured by the Trust Industry Help the World's Wealthy Hide Their Fortunes: | Kalena Thomhave | Chuck Collins: | Introduction: : | After Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Ukraine's allies zeroed in on a possible weak spot for the attacking country: the hidden fortunes of Russian elites. Russian wealth has been parked in assets such as homes, apartments, art, yachts, and more — from oligarch Igor Makarov's private trust company in Wyoming to Igor Sechin's superyacht docked in France. | Oligarchy, however, is not confined to Russia. The clandestine world…

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-09-28). Experts Discuss Russia — India Cooperation in the Arctic. russiancouncil.ru On September 28, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk and Northern Forum international organization held a roundtable titled "Russia — India Collaboration in the Arctic: Interests and Opportunities"

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). Sanctions on Russia Opens Markets for US Weapons Makers: White House Official. news.antiwar.com Sanctions that make it harder for Russia to export military equipment create an "opportunity" for US weapons makers to find new markets, a White House official "As a practical matter, countries that have had to rely on Russian equipment are going to find it very difficult to get even basic supplies from Russia's defense industrial base," Cara Abercrombie, the National Security Council's director of defense policy and arms con…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-28). Central Syria: Russian Airstrikes Killed Five ISIS Terrorists, Wounded Four Others. southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | Five terrorists of ISIS were killed and four others were wounded in a new wave of Russian airstrikes that targeted the terrorist group's areas of influence in Syria's central region, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on September 28. | According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Force…

____ (2022-09-28). Experts: Economy still on track to steady growth. ecns.cn The Chinese economy is still on track to a steady recovery with a gradual normalization of activities and strong policy support, as profits at China's major industrial companies declined at a slower pace in August.

Editor (2022-09-28). Imperialism and Capitalism Are 'Bleeding the World Dry': At UN, Nicaragua Calls for Global Rebellion. scheerpost.com By Ben Norton / Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Four Straight Years of Nonstop Street Protest in Haiti. libya360.wordpress.com Vijay Prashad A cycle of protests began in Haiti in July 2018, and—despite the pandemic—has carried on since then. The core reason for the protest in 2018 was that in March of that year the government of Venezuela—due to the illegal sanctions imposed by the United States—could no longer ship discounted oil to Haiti through the PetroCaribe scheme. Fuel prices soared by…

Jonathan Cook (2022-09-28). How Britain's Labour Party Became a Criminal Conspiracy Against its Members. mintpressnews.com For many years, former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's supporters have claimed that he, and they, were targeted in a coordinated attack from the right of the party, comprising a majority of Labour MPs as well as senior party staff. The aim was to sabotage Corbyn's chances of taking power. | Those allegations were dismissed as a wild conspiracy theory by the British media. But the first independent verification came as early as April 2020, shortly after Corbyn stepped down as leader, with the leak of a cache of internal Labour Party documents. They showed that Labour bureaucrats, responsible to the party's general s…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-28). U.S. Act of War against the European Union: Did President Biden Order the Terror Attack against Nord Stream? globalresearch.ca

Infobrics (2022-09-28). Zelensky admits US sends $1.5 billion to Kiev regime per month. infobrics.org The political elites of the collective West and the corrupt oligarchs of the Kiev regime are profiting from the "financial aid" back and forth, while regular people are suffering the consequences.

SouthFront5 (2022-09-28). Why Are Corporations Blamed, Instead Of The Billionaires Who Control Them? southfront.org Written by Eric Zuesse. | A classic "Cui bono?" explanation looks first to determine whom the beneficiaries from a crime are, and then seeks for possible evidence that those persons who benefit from the crime had initiated the crime — perhaps hired the agents who had carried out the crime. Those agents are then sought for and investigated in order to find evidence that they had been rewarded by the crime's beneficiaries, for having perpetrated the crime. In a "Cui bono?" approach to justice, those who creat…

Monica Moorehead (2022-09-28). Amazon hires a former prison manager. workers.org Amazon, with its notorious multibillionaire owner Jeff Bezos, is universally known as one of the world's largest union-busting conglomerates. It is well documented that workers there have passed out due to heat and suffered physical injuries, mental anguish and other horrific working conditions that accompany the frenzied pace of packing, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-28). British pound collapse at centre of global currency and financial storm. wsws.org The turmoil reached a new level of intensity this week, sparked by the reaction of financial markets to the UK mini-budget, which handed out £45 billion in tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing government debt by £72 billion.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). The "Leftism" of the Americas Collapses at the Door of Haitian Sovereignty. libya360.wordpress.com Jemima Pierre While many are celebrating the potential rise of another "Pink Tide" in Latin America and the emergence of a truly multipolar world, it seems clear that the fight for Haitian sovereignty will continue to be outside of "leftist" imaginations. It is an exhilarating time for the "leftists" of the Americas. This past week,…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). UN Envoy Warns Fighting Will Rage in Yemen If Ceasefire Isn't Extended. news.antiwar.com The UN envoy for Yemen on Tuesday Fighting has been reported on the ground, and both sides have accused the other of violating the ceasefire. But Saudi airstrikes in Yemen and Houthi attacks inside Saudi Arabia have not been reported for months, marking the longest period of calm since the US-backed Saudi coalition intervened in Y…

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Saturday 10/22: War, Inflation, Growth of the Far-Right … How Can the European Working Class Fight Back? indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-28). UK further education staff at 29 colleges strike against below inflation pay offers. wsws.org FE college lecturers have suffered stagnating pay for more than a decade, with the University and College Union estimating pay has fallen behind inflation by 35 percent since 2009.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-28). Turkish Drone Strike Kills Two SDF Officials In Northeastern Syria (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: the Hawar News Agency. | On September 27, two officials of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, the administrative wing of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were killed in a Turkish drone strike. | A Turkish combat drone targeted a pickup truck that was carrying the officials, who were identified as Zeinab Muhammed and Yilmaz Shru, near the village of Tell Jman in the northeastern countryside of al-Hasakah. The two officials…

WSWS (2022-09-28). As UK strike wave grows: Break the grip of the trade union bureaucracy! For rank-and-file committees in every workplace! wsws.org The fundamental issue that must be confronted is the role of the trade unions in suppressing a unified industrial and political offensive that is needed to defeat the Tories' class war onslaught.

_____ (2022-09-28). Brazil: More Fascism, Neocolonialism Or A Path Back To Self-Determination? popularresistance.org When you arrive in another country, there is nothing more precious than new friends who adopt you, protect you, and teach you about their language, music, culture, and traditions. For an open-minded traveler, ethnographer and anti-imperialist organizer, this new family is more valuable than any air-conditioned hotel, amount of comfort or money. | When I moved to Brazil in May of 2003, Binho, Mateuszinho, Thiago and their family and neighborhood crew took me in and put me up in O Morro do Santo Cristo and O Complexo da Penha, the heart of Río de Janeiro's favelas and drug war. They walked me through the complex la…

_____ (2022-09-28). Brazil: More Fascism and Neocolonialism or a Path Back to Self-Determination? popularresistance.org When you arrive in another country, there is nothing more precious than new friends who adopt you, protect you, and teach you about their language, music, culture, and traditions. For an open-minded traveler, ethnographer and anti-imperialist organizer, this new family is more valuable than any air-conditioned hotel, amount of comfort or money. | When I moved to Brazil in May of 2003, Binho, Mateuszinho, Thiago and their family and neighborhood crew took me in and put me up in O Morro do Santo Cristo and O Complexo da Penha, the heart of Río de Janeiro's favelas and drug war. They walked me through the complex la…

_____ (2022-09-28). Incarcerated Workers Go On Strike In Alabama's Correctional Facilities. popularresistance.org Incarcerated workers at all of Alabama's major correctional facilities have begun a general strike and protest of conditions and legislation that organizers believe have created "a humanitarian crisis" within the state prison system, according to sources within the correctional system and the Alabama Department of Corrections. | Last week, sources within the Alabama correctional system told APR that the strike and peaceful protest would begin on Sept. 26. An additional protest of non-incarcerated individuals, many with friends and family in state prison facilities, occurred concurrently with the strike inside.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Breaking the Influence of International Capital in Africa. libya360.wordpress.com ROAPE ROAPE interviews the Ruth First prize winner Japhace Poncian about the crippling influence of international capital on the continent, resource nationalism, and the need for Africa to break its dependence from foreign direct investment and technology and to harness its own resources. Japhace argues that Africa must build up its own technical, financial, and…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). In Response to Antonio Guterres, Haitian Organizations Point to the Responsibility of the UN in the "Gangsterization of Haiti" libya360.wordpress.com AlterPresse Haitians protest over rising fuel prices during a nationwide strike, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti September 26, 2022. (Photo: REUTERS/Ralph Tedy Erol) The United Nations is complicit in what is referred to as the "gangsterization" of Haiti. The existence of criminal gangs is the result of UN Core Group interference yet is now the pretext for additional…

_____ (2022-09-28). Before Your Strike Vote, Consider a Practice Strike Vote. popularresistance.org Leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union were pretty sure they would need to strike the school district in the fall of 2012 to win what students and educators deserved. | But they had come into office only two years before, and begun helping members organize themselves from the bottom up. They needed to find out just how willing and able members were to strike. | The state legislature had deliberately made it hard for Chicago teachers to walk out. In 2011 it passed a bill requiring CTU to get yes votes from 75 percent of all members (not just of those voting) before calling a strike.

_____ (2022-09-28). Imperialism And Capitalism Are 'Bleeding The World Dry'. popularresistance.org Nicaragua's Sandinista government used its platform at the United Nations General Assembly to call for a global rebellion against the "imperialist and capitalist system" that is "bleeding the world dry." | "It is time to say enough to the hypocritical imperialism that politicizes, falsifies, and denigrates human rights, that they themselves violate and deny every day," declared Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada. | "Imperialism and its coercive actions are anti-life, in all spheres, and because of this, they are contrary to international law," he added. In his September 26 UN speech, Moncada proclaimed, "A…

Staff (2022-09-28). Join the Social Media Storm to #EndAdministrativeDetention on Friday, 30 September. samidoun.net There are currently 30 Palestinian prisoners on an open hunger strike to bring an end to administrative detention, Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial. They are putting their bodies and lives on the line to take a stand for freedom and against this arbitrary form of detention used to routinely attack Palestinian community, student, farmer …

TeleSUR (2022-09-28). African Union Seeks Ratification of Anti-Graft Convention. telesurenglish.net The African Union Advisory Board on Corruption (AUABC), established in 2009 to invigorate the fight against corruption, has been lobbying countries to ratify its convention to facilitate the elimination of the vice in the continent. | RELATED: | "We have been engaging with the relevant structures of the African Union to explain to all the member states the need to ratify the convention," the AUABC Secretary Charity Nchimunya said, adding…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Western Sahara: Africa's Last Colony. libya360.wordpress.com Meriem NaàØli Meriem NaàØli writes about the continuing struggle for the independence of Western Sahara. Occupied by Morocco since the 1970s, in contravention of the International Court of Justice and the UN. The internationally recognised liberation movement, POLISARIO, has fought and campaigned for independence since the early 1970s. NaàØli explains what is going on, and…

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-28). Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary — New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-1. workers.org After years of intense discussion, debate and an on-the-ground, neighborhood-by-neighborhood democratic process, the people of Cuba have passed a new Family Code. The provisions of this "Code of Affections," as it is familiarly known, are progressive, revolutionary and honor the reality of the wide range of families that people are . . . |

Xiomara Torres (2022-09-28). Puerto Rico, hurricanes and colonialism: five things you should know. liberationnews.org Puerto Rico is still reeling from the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Fiona, which hit the island on September 18 bringing with it historic flooding and landslides.

Ana Perdigón (2022-09-28). Venezuela's PSUV: Border Reopening With Colombia Represents Blow to Imperialism. orinocotribune.com The vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, said this Monday, September 27, that the opening of the border between Colombia and Venezuela represents a blow to imperialism. | During the weekly PSUV press conference, Cabello denounced the empire for giving orders to Colombia's rulers to attack Venezuela. | "The opening of the border between the two Bolivarian nations represents a blow to those orders," said Cabello. | Likewise, he…

Liberation Staff (2022-09-28). NEW BOOK: Socialist Reconstruction, A Better Future for the United States. liberationnews.org Liberation Media and the Party for Socialism and Liberation are proud to announce a new book that is currently available for pre-order: Socialist Reconstruction: A Better Future for the United States.

_____ (2022-09-28). Anti-Government Protests In Haiti Enter Sixth Week. popularresistance.org Thousands hit the streets in Haiti once again on Monday, September 26, protesting amid the economic, political and social crisis in Haiti, demanding the resignation of de-facto Prime Minister and acting President Ariel Henry. | In the capital of Port-au-Prince, protesters organized two massive simultaneous marches to Henry's official residence. Citizens gathered at the Champs-de-Mars public square and at the Airport Crossing, renamed by protesters as the Resistance Crossing, from there marching to the Prime Minister's residence. Similar massive rallies were held in the Carrefour and GonaàØves communes. Dem…

TeleSUR (2022-09-28). Brigades of Workers Are Restoring the Cuban Electrical System. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Union Electrica technical director Lazaro Guerra announced that the work to restore the Cuban electrical system is advancing rapidly. | RELATED: | Previously, on Tuesday, the passage of Hurricane Ian through this Caribbean island caused the fall of power poles in the western provinces, thus precipitating a national blackout. | Despite the damage caused by this meteorological phenomenon, the transmission network is…

Betsey Piette (2022-09-28). Peoples' Townhomes on front lines of struggle for affordable housing. workers.org Residents in 69 low-income housing units at the University City Townhomes in West Philadelphia received welcome news Sept. 23. Their pending Oct. 8 eviction date was moved to Dec. 27, after the property owner IBID Associates applied for an extension of their federal contract with Housing and Urban Development. UC . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-28). The tragic death of two brothers at a BP refinery and America's industrial slaughterhouse. wsws.org This week the grieving families and friends of Ben and Max Morrissey will bury the two brothers, who died in the September 20 fire at the BP-Husky oil refinery in Oregon, Ohio.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Philadelphia Museum of Art workers strike for better pay, conditions. wsws.org On Monday, workers gathered at various points around the museum chanting, "No contract, no peace! No contract, no Matisse!" The latter slogan is a reference to the upcoming exhibition of the works of French painter Henri Matisse.

Laalitha Surapaneni (2022-09-28). Defeat of Manchin's Dirty Deal Is a Win for Environmental Justice and Health Equity. commondreams.org While we celebrate this victory for the health of our climate and the well-being of our communities, it is critical that we stay vigilant.

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-09-28). Kaiser mental health clinicians reject Kaiser offer that wouldn't increase staffing. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser mental health therapists in northern California and the Central Valley, now entering Week 7 of an open-ended strike to win adequate access to mental healthcare for the 4.6 million Kaiser Permanente members they serve, have overwhelmingly voted to turn down the giant HMO's latest contract offer. The clinicians' union, the National …

Labor Video Project (2022-09-28). SF Chronicle No Silence On Assange! indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-28). How to defeat the government-union sellout and put workers in control. wsws.org This statement was issued by the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee, which has been established by railroad workers to organize and unify their struggle independently of the union apparatus.

____ (2022-09-28). Virology institute launches in Shanghai. ecns.cn The Shanghai Institute of Virology, a collaboration between the Shanghai municipal government and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, was launched on Monday with renowned virologist Guan Yi appointed as its first chief.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-28). Do You Hear Us?UAL Flight Attendants March Against Union Busting & Join SFO Unite Here. indybay.org Hundreds of UAL Association of Flight Attendants AFA flight attendants joined with 1,000 striking SFO Unite Here food service workers at the airport. The UAL AFA leaders charged that UAL is engaged in union busting practices and refuse to negotiate with the union over changes effecting passengers and the workers. SFO Unite Here workers have been without a wage increase since 2018 at the airport and cannot survive on their wages…

WSWS (2022-09-28). Alberta Labour Relations Board bans scaffolders from refusing voluntary overtime, declares it an "illegal strike" wsws.org The labour board ruling testifies not just to the ruthless profiteering of energy corporations but the function of state institutions ostensibly aimed at guarantee workplace protections and the trade unions who support them as tools of the corporate elite.

_____ (2022-09-28). Britain In Strike Fever After Queen's State Funeral. popularresistance.org After the state funeral of the Queen, class struggle has returned to the forefront in Britain. In a treacherous act by the union leaderships, class struggle had been effectively paused for almost two weeks during the period of "national mourning." After several suspended strikes and the TUC postponing its annual congress, however, momentum is returning. | Those on the side of British capital are leaving nothing to chance: Liz Truss, the new prime minister and Boris Johnson's successor, prepared a series of neoliberal measures which were presented in Parliament last Friday. On the same day the Queen died, Liz Trus…

____ (2022-09-28). IRGC pounds terrorist positions with 73 ballistic missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) — The Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces said that the positions of the terrorist outfits in northern Iraqi Kurdistan region were hit by 73 ballistic missiles.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/9: The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Argentina. indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

Staff (2022-09-28). IRGC hammers terrorists positions in Iraqi Kurdistan (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has once again targeted the positions of terrorist groups operating near the country's western borders in Iraq's Kurdistan region.

Laith Fadel (2022-09-28). Monterrey seeks new method to combat severe drought. america.cgtn.com Drought conditions in northern Mexico are so dire that the government declared a "national emergency" in the state Nuevo Leon this summer. With it, came new efforts at water rationing and redistribution. And as CGTN's Alasdair Baverstock reports, there is an exponential growth in …

WSWS (2022-09-28). Socialist Equality Group to hold online event "The Crisis of Democracy in Brazil and the Perspective of Socialist Revolution" wsws.org The event will be held Saturday, at 3pm (GMT-3), on the eve of elections which mark the highest point of the crisis of bourgeois rule in Brazil in four decades.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/2: Discussion on "Origins of Women's Oppression — Class Society" indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-28). Reject the MNA-UMPNC sellout agreement with Michigan Medicine. wsws.org The MNA-UMPNC is attempting to force a sellout contract onto 6,200 Michigan Medicine nurses who had previously voted by an overwhelming majority for strike action to win their demands.

____ (2022-09-28). Xi Jinping visits exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era," stresses vigorousness, resoluteness and solidarity in striving for new success of socialism with Chinese characteristics. ecns.cn Xi Jinping visited an exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era" at Beijing Exhibition Center on September 27.

Emily Andrews (2022-09-28). California AB 257 Is Tip of the Iceberg When It Comes to 'Workplace Fissure'. commondreams.org If workplace fissuring continues to grow at the exponential rate we're currently seeing, the result will be that workers' rights, power, and pay will suffer.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Live Updates: As rail unions seek to block struggle, workers respond: "There's no reason for us not to strike" wsws.org Less than two days before the expiration of a Thursday strike deadline set by the International Association of Machinists (IAM), the union announced a "new" contract identical to the one that members rejected by 60 percent two weeks ago.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Live Updates: "We believe we have the right to strike"—Kansas City railroad workers hold rank-and-file picket to build support for a unified fight. wsws.org Less than two days before the expiration of a Thursday strike deadline set by the International Association of Machinists (IAM), the union announced a "new" contract identical to the one that members rejected by 60 percent two weeks ago.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Reject the MNA-UMPNC sellout agreement with Michigan Medicine

. wsws.org The MNA-UMPNC is attempting to force a sellout contract onto 6,200 Michigan Medicine nurses who had previously voted by an overwhelming majority for strike action to win their demands.

Julia Conley (2022-09-28). Demanding Broad Reforms, Thousands of Inmate Workers on Strike at Alabama Prisons. commondreams.org "The DOJ's intervention has done nothing to shift conditions inside Alabama prisons," said one supporter. "They remain incredibly unsafe, inhumane, and exploitative."

WSWS (2022-09-28). "It's time to make a change!": Stellantis Jefferson North worker urges support for Will Lehman, rank-and-file committees. wsws.org An autoworker at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit recently spoke to the WSWS about her support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president and on conditions at the plant.

WSWS (2022-09-28). UAW contract covering 48,000 University of California academic workers set to expire. wsws.org After September 30, all 48,000 UAW represented workers in the University of California system will be working under expired or extended contracts.

SP Editor (2022-09-28). In Iran, Women Are at the Vanguard of Transformative Change Once Again. scheerpost.com Solidarity with protests that have broken out in Iran following the death of 22-year old Mahsa (also known as Jina or Zhina) Amini are taking place all over the globe. [ By On Sept. 16, 2022, Mahsa Amini, a 22-yea…

Deborah Rodriguez (2022-09-28). Commentary on hurricanes/ 'Puerto Rico is not for sale'. workers.org On Sept. 23, 1868, el Grito de Lares erupted in the town of Lares, Puerto Rico, the island's first armed uprising for independence and against Spanish colonial rule. Farmers, enslaved Africans and workers led a revolt for Puerto Rico's independence, to abolish slavery and to end worker abuse and exploitation . . . |

TeleSUR, SH (2022-09-28). Avanzan labores para recuperar el servicio eléctrico en Cuba. telesurtv.net El director técnico de la Unión Eléctrica nacional advirtió que en el occidente de Cuba las operaciones para restaurar el servicio será más complejo y paulatino.

TeleSUR, SH (2022-09-28). Avanzas labores para recuperar el servicio eléctrico en Cuba. telesurtv.net El director técnico de la Unión Eléctrica nacional advirtió que en el occidente de Cuba las operaciones para restaurar el servicio será más complejo y paulatino.

TeleSUR (2022-09-28). Venezuela to Help Cuba in Managing Damage Caused by Ian. telesurenglish.net After the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian in the province of Pinar del Rio, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro expressed his solidarity with the Cuban people and announced the immediate delivery of aid to the Caribbean island. | RELATED: | "All the Venezuelan solidarity to immediately support the people of Pinar del Rio for the ravages that the hurricane left in its wake," he said during an event held in La Guaira, a city locat…

_____ (2022-09-28). Airline workers striking at dozens of airports in US. popularresistance.org Employees at some of the biggest airports across the country are going on strike over staffing levels and pay. | In Los Angeles, Chicago and more than a dozen other airports, thousands of United and Southwest airline workers are in uniform — but spending their time off-duty protesting conditions when they're on. | "We are … looking for protection from long, brutal duty days, over 20 hours, being stuck in airports, sleeping on the floors," Southwest flight attendant Mark Torrez said.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Haiti: Anti-Government Protests in Enter Sixth Week. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, inflation, shortage of fuel, gang-related violence, and the devaluation of the national currency. (Photo: Radyo Rezistans/Facebook) Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, food insecurity, soaring inflation, fuel shortages, and widespread kidnappings and killings Thousands hit the streets in Haiti once again…

_____ (2022-09-27). New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues. popularresistance.org Does this seem like a good way to attract loyal, dedicated, satisfied workers? | Come work for the railroad. It's a great job, decent pay. Hours may be a bit long. You'll spend weeks at a time away from home in cheap motels and miss important family events, kids sports games, birthdays, recitals and vacations, weddings and funerals. You can get called up at any time, so don't even try to make plans. Stay healthy because you'll be punished or even fired for an unexpected medical event. Also, great pension…if you live that long. | Aaron Hiles, a locomotive engineer, for BNSF didn't live that long. | Aaron Hiles,…

Zach Farber, Michaela Malone (2022-09-27). Athens public transit workers strike to protest austerity bill. liberationnews.org On Sept. 21 public transit workers in Athens, Greece went on strike to protest a new law that essentially privatized public transit and gutted labor rights.

Fight Back (2022-09-27). Tallahassee: Activists attend final meeting to fight for a People's Budget. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On Wednesday, September 21, the Tallahassee Community Action Committee, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Florida State's Students for a Democratic Society attended the Tallahassee city commission meeting at City Hall to speak on the approval of the upcoming year's city budget. | The activists demanded that instead of passing the unjust budget that City Manager Reese Goad drafted, they enact a People's Budget. Dedicated organizers collaborated for over a year to rework the city budget to remove funding from the city's police force and instead contribute it to social services, saf…

Deweylaura (2022-09-27). Our best chance for peace is worldwide working-class unity. cpusa.org These remarks were delivered by CPUSA Co-Chair Rossana Cambron at the opening of the CPUSA International Conference 2022: Dismantling Imperialism in the 21st Century, September 11—12. Good morning, Comrades, Lenin once said, "Capital is an international force. To vanquish it, an international workers' alliance, an international workers brotherhood, is needed." As Marx and Engels …

Struggle, La Lucha (2022-09-27). International solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico. struggle-la-lucha.org

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_____ (2022-09-28). Russia Shifts to a Zero-waste Nuclear Cycle in its NPPs. journal-neo.org The global energy crisis, arguably the worst since 1973, is forcing adjustments in nuclear energy policy in the European Union and many other parts of the world. Washington's policy of squeezing Russia out of the European energy market, decommissioning European NPPs and forcing a "green agenda," for the express purpose of strangling its main economic …

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-28). Sanctions on Russia Opens Markets for US Weapons Makers: White House Official. news.antiwar.com Sanctions that make it harder for Russia to export military equipment create an "opportunity" for US weapons makers to find new markets, a White House official "As a practical matter, countries that have had to rely on Russian equipment are going to find it very difficult to get even basic supplies from Russia's defense industrial base," Cara Abercrombie, the National Security Council's director of defense policy and arms con…

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-28). Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary — New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-1. workers.org After years of intense discussion, debate and an on-the-ground, neighborhood-by-neighborhood democratic process, the people of Cuba have passed a new Family Code. The provisions of this "Code of Affections," as it is familiarly known, are progressive, revolutionary and honor the reality of the wide range of families that people are . . . |

Fight Back (2022-09-28). The Cuban people approve revolutionary Families Code. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Realnewsauthor"> Campaign NOLA (New Orleans Louisiana) | The Realnewsauthor"> Campaign celebrates Cuba's passage of the new Families Code by popular referendum on September 25. The Families Code legalizes same-gender marriage and adoption, but it also goes far beyond that. With this new code, Cuba leads the world in LGBTQ, women's, disability, children and elders' rights. | The code recognizes and protects four kinds of households. Besides single-person and nuclear families, the code protects extended families with different caring relationships that inclu…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-28). Russia to Summon UN Security Council Over Pipeline Sabotage. libya360.wordpress.com Moscow wishes to call an emergency UN Security Council session over the "provocations" at the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday in a Telegram post. Both pipelines were severely damaged earlier this week in what many suspect was a deliberate attack. Russia requested an urgent UN Security Council meeting on…

____ (2022-09-28). Experts: Economy still on track to steady growth. ecns.cn The Chinese economy is still on track to a steady recovery with a gradual normalization of activities and strong policy support, as profits at China's major industrial companies declined at a slower pace in August.

Vijay Prashad (2022-09-28). Without Culture, Freedom Is Impossible. dissidentvoice.org Roberto Matta (Chile), Cuba es la capital ('Cuba Is the Capital'), 1963. 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 …

Lee Camp (2022-09-28). Fossil Fuels Subsidized at Rate of $11 Million Per Minute. mintpressnews.com A study by none other than the IMF found that the planet collectively spends $11 million per minute on subsidies for fossil fuels, all while the world barrels towards an impending climate catastrophe.

Jonathan Cook (2022-09-28). How Britain's Labour Party Became a Criminal Conspiracy Against its Members. mintpressnews.com For many years, former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's supporters have claimed that he, and they, were targeted in a coordinated attack from the right of the party, comprising a majority of Labour MPs as well as senior party staff. The aim was to sabotage Corbyn's chances of taking power. | Those allegations were dismissed as a wild conspiracy theory by the British media. But the first independent verification came as early as April 2020, shortly after Corbyn stepped down as leader, with the leak of a cache of internal Labour Party documents. They showed that Labour bureaucrats, responsible to the party's general s…

Infobrics (2022-09-28). Zelensky admits US sends $1.5 billion to Kiev regime per month. infobrics.org The political elites of the collective West and the corrupt oligarchs of the Kiev regime are profiting from the "financial aid" back and forth, while regular people are suffering the consequences.

Monica Moorehead (2022-09-28). Amazon hires a former prison manager. workers.org Amazon, with its notorious multibillionaire owner Jeff Bezos, is universally known as one of the world's largest union-busting conglomerates. It is well documented that workers there have passed out due to heat and suffered physical injuries, mental anguish and other horrific working conditions that accompany the frenzied pace of packing, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-28). British pound collapse at centre of global currency and financial storm. wsws.org The turmoil reached a new level of intensity this week, sparked by the reaction of financial markets to the UK mini-budget, which handed out £45 billion in tax cuts to the wealthy while increasing government debt by £72 billion.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Saturday 10/22: War, Inflation, Growth of the Far-Right … How Can the European Working Class Fight Back? indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

Fight Back (2022-09-28). Cuba accepts new Families Code, approves same-sex marriage, women's rights. fightbacknews.org The people of Cuba have voted on a series of changes to their Families Code that will provide legal same-sex marriages and unions, adoption rights for same-sex couples, and an updated set of women's and families' rights. Other amendments to this document include promote equitable sharing of domestic responsibilities, prenuptial agreements, and assisted pregnancies. | The vote was cast vastly in favor of the new code, with 66.87% of participants voting for the code with a turnout rate of 74.01% ,according to the Communist Party newspaper Granma. Granma reported in March that 54% of attendees of these town halls ar…

Ana Perdigón (2022-09-28). Venezuela's PSUV: Border Reopening With Colombia Represents Blow to Imperialism. orinocotribune.com The vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, said this Monday, September 27, that the opening of the border between Colombia and Venezuela represents a blow to imperialism. | During the weekly PSUV press conference, Cabello denounced the empire for giving orders to Colombia's rulers to attack Venezuela. | "The opening of the border between the two Bolivarian nations represents a blow to those orders," said Cabello. | Likewise, he…

WSWS (2022-09-28). Live Updates: "We believe we have the right to strike"—Kansas City railroad workers hold rank-and-file picket to build support for a unified fight. wsws.org Less than two days before the expiration of a Thursday strike deadline set by the International Association of Machinists (IAM), the union announced a "new" contract identical to the one that members rejected by 60 percent two weeks ago.

____ (2022-09-28). Virology institute launches in Shanghai. ecns.cn The Shanghai Institute of Virology, a collaboration between the Shanghai municipal government and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, was launched on Monday with renowned virologist Guan Yi appointed as its first chief.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-28). Oakland Youths Join Global Climate Strike Protests. indybay.org Youth vs Acopalypse Says "No to Coal in Oakland" in rally and march.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Socialist Equality Group to hold online event "The Crisis of Democracy in Brazil and the Perspective of Socialist Revolution" wsws.org The event will be held Saturday, at 3pm (GMT-3), on the eve of elections which mark the highest point of the crisis of bourgeois rule in Brazil in four decades.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-28). No Honors For Former Japan Prime Minister Abe Say Protesters In San Francisco. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-28). How to defeat the government-union sellout and put workers in control. wsws.org This statement was issued by the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee, which has been established by railroad workers to organize and unify their struggle independently of the union apparatus.

WSWS (2022-09-28). Philadelphia Museum of Art workers strike for better pay, conditions. wsws.org On Monday, workers gathered at various points around the museum chanting, "No contract, no peace! No contract, no Matisse!" The latter slogan is a reference to the upcoming exhibition of the works of French painter Henri Matisse.

Staff (2022-09-28). IRGC hammers terrorists positions in Iraqi Kurdistan (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) — Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has once again targeted the positions of terrorist groups operating near the country's western borders in Iraq's Kurdistan region.

Betsey Piette (2022-09-28). Peoples' Townhomes on front lines of struggle for affordable housing. workers.org Residents in 69 low-income housing units at the University City Townhomes in West Philadelphia received welcome news Sept. 23. Their pending Oct. 8 eviction date was moved to Dec. 27, after the property owner IBID Associates applied for an extension of their federal contract with Housing and Urban Development. UC . . . |

People's Tribune (2022-09-28). Santa Cruz Dismantles Camp of Hundreds of the Houseless. indybay.org The City of Santa Cruz, CA, in a county with the second highest rent in the country, is evicting an estimated 300 people living in wall-to-wall tents running along a riverbed right next to this largely wealthy city's downtown. The camp, in existence for about three years, was sanctioned by the City; houseless people were directed to go there because the City didn't have enough beds. Now, the City cites sanitation, drug use and complaints as reasons for closing the Benchlands camp. "This never needed to become a crisis for the hundreds of houseless people driven to the Benchlands by police and social service agenc…

Rachel Evans (2022-09-28). International support needed for pro-democracy campaign in Swaziland. greenleft.org.au Rachel Evans spoke to Luna Michaels from Friends of Swazi Freedom, an international activist group working in solidarity with the people of Swaziland, about the struggle for democracy and an end to absolute monarchy.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-28). SF Chronicle No Silence On Assange! indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-28). Reject the MNA-UMPNC sellout agreement with Michigan Medicine. wsws.org The MNA-UMPNC is attempting to force a sellout contract onto 6,200 Michigan Medicine nurses who had previously voted by an overwhelming majority for strike action to win their demands.

WSWS (2022-09-28). The tragic death of two brothers at a BP refinery and America's industrial slaughterhouse. wsws.org This week the grieving families and friends of Ben and Max Morrissey will bury the two brothers, who died in the September 20 fire at the BP-Husky oil refinery in Oregon, Ohio.

WSWS (2022-09-28). "It's time to make a change!": Stellantis Jefferson North worker urges support for Will Lehman, rank-and-file committees. wsws.org An autoworker at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit recently spoke to the WSWS about her support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president and on conditions at the plant.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/2: Discussion on "Origins of Women's Oppression — Class Society" indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-28). Alberta Labour Relations Board bans scaffolders from refusing voluntary overtime, declares it an "illegal strike" wsws.org The labour board ruling testifies not just to the ruthless profiteering of energy corporations but the function of state institutions ostensibly aimed at guarantee workplace protections and the trade unions who support them as tools of the corporate elite.

Marilyn Bechtel (2022-09-28). Kaiser mental health clinicians reject Kaiser offer that wouldn't increase staffing. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser mental health therapists in northern California and the Central Valley, now entering Week 7 of an open-ended strike to win adequate access to mental healthcare for the 4.6 million Kaiser Permanente members they serve, have overwhelmingly voted to turn down the giant HMO's latest contract offer. The clinicians' union, the National …

WSWS (2022-09-28). Reject the MNA-UMPNC sellout agreement with Michigan Medicine

. wsws.org The MNA-UMPNC is attempting to force a sellout contract onto 6,200 Michigan Medicine nurses who had previously voted by an overwhelming majority for strike action to win their demands.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-28). Saturday 10/8: The California Propositions Demystified. indybay.org

____ (2022-09-28). Xi Jinping visits exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era," stresses vigorousness, resoluteness and solidarity in striving for new success of socialism with Chinese characteristics. ecns.cn Xi Jinping visited an exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era" at Beijing Exhibition Center on September 27.

WSWS (2022-09-28). UAW contract covering 48,000 University of California academic workers set to expire. wsws.org After September 30, all 48,000 UAW represented workers in the University of California system will be working under expired or extended contracts.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/9: The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Argentina. indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-28). Live Updates: As rail unions seek to block struggle, workers respond: "There's no reason for us not to strike" wsws.org Less than two days before the expiration of a Thursday strike deadline set by the International Association of Machinists (IAM), the union announced a "new" contract identical to the one that members rejected by 60 percent two weeks ago.

Jonathan Nack (2022-09-28). Thursday 10/6: Lessons of the 2022 National Strike in Ecuador. indybay.org To register for the webinar: act.dsausa.org/signup/2022-national-protest-in-ecuador/

Deborah Rodriguez (2022-09-28). Commentary on hurricanes/ 'Puerto Rico is not for sale'. workers.org On Sept. 23, 1868, el Grito de Lares erupted in the town of Lares, Puerto Rico, the island's first armed uprising for independence and against Spanish colonial rule. Farmers, enslaved Africans and workers led a revolt for Puerto Rico's independence, to abolish slavery and to end worker abuse and exploitation . . . |

TeleSUR, SH (2022-09-28). Avanzas labores para recuperar el servicio eléctrico en Cuba. telesurtv.net El director técnico de la Unión Eléctrica nacional advirtió que en el occidente de Cuba las operaciones para restaurar el servicio será más complejo y paulatino.

Revolution Books (2022-09-28). Sunday 10/9: Reading & Discussion with Omar El Akkad, author of What Strange Paradise. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). The Anglo-American Axis Benefits from the Ecological Terrorist Attack in the Baltic Sea. libya360.wordpress.com Andrew Korybko This terrorist attack destroyed any chance of an energy-driven Russian-German rapprochement, immediately catapulted Poland into the position of being one of the continent's most pivotal energy hubs, and thus took the Anglo-American Axis' plans for dividing and ruling Europe to the next level. The unprecedented damage done to the Nord Stream pipelines Monday…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Russia's Statement at the UNSC on the Situation in Ukraine and the Referendum Results. libya360.wordpress.com Statement by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia raising a point of order during UNSC briefing on the situation in Ukraine Mr.President, Again, we would like to put on record our position regarding another attempt of our Western colleagues to "push through" the online participation of president Zelensky of Ukraine in this meeting. We repeatedly stressed that…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Over 90% of Donbass, Zaporozhye and Kherson Voters Favor Joining Russia. libya360.wordpress.com © Yegor Aleyev/TASS Counting has already begun at a number of polling stations in the territory, and the final results may be known by Wednesday morning TASS, September 27. Voting in referendums on joining Russia in the Donetsk and the Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR), as well as in the Kherson and Zaporozhye Regions,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Four Regions Vote to Join Russia: What's Next? libya360.wordpress.com The Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (LPR and DPR) along with Kherson Region and part of Zaporozhye Region in southern Ukraine have voted to join Russia in referendums that were held between September 23 and 27. In Lugansk, more than 98% of voters have supported the idea to join Russia, official figures show with all…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-27). Medvedev Says US and NATO Won't Intervene If Russia Uses Nuke in Ukraine. news.antiwar.com Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday said he doesn't believe the US and NATO would intervene if Russia launched a nuclear strike in Ukraine over fears of a "nuclear apocalypse" despite recent comments from US officials. Medvedev, a former Russian president, also reiterated that Moscow believes it has the right to use …

_____ (2022-09-27). A Final Word On 'MAGA Communism' And Social Conservatism. popularresistance.org A fashionable online trend has emerged that presumes social conservatism and "Make America Great Again" (MAGA), the Trump-inspired ideology, as sufficient responses to the liberal branding of the Democratic Party. Some have even called for a "MAGA" communist movement. The reasoning behind this is simple. MAGA inspired millions of mostly white workers to support Trump's anti-Free Trade, anti-NATO, and pro-détente with Russia campaign message. Trump's political base therefore is assumed to possess more revolutionary potential than the Democratic Party camp. | The problems with this formulation are many. For one, it…

_____ (2022-09-27). The US Gets Ready For War In Taiwan. popularresistance.org On Sunday 18 September, US President Joe Biden told the US news programme 60 Minutes that the US military would go to war in Taiwan should Chinese forces land on the island chain to enforce its sovereignty. | While China has never ruled out the last-resort use of military force, it has always insisted on its preference for peaceful reunification. Biden's most recent comments repeat previous statements, including one made in Japan, Taiwan's former colonial occupying power, in May. They are, however, the first since US house speaker Nancy Pelosi's journey to Taipei in August which resulted in China holding major mi…

WSWS (2022-09-27). Diary of a socialist Amazon worker: Bezos, the royalist. wsws.org Wading into the debate that followed the death of Queen Elizabeth was none other than the founder of the company where I work, mega-billionaire Jeff Bezos, who rushed to the queen's defense.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Haiti: Anti-Government Protests in Enter Sixth Week. libya360.wordpress.com Tanya Wadhwa Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, inflation, shortage of fuel, gang-related violence, and the devaluation of the national currency. (Photo: Radyo Rezistans/Facebook) Since August 22, Haitians have been mobilizing against poverty, food insecurity, soaring inflation, fuel shortages, and widespread kidnappings and killings Thousands hit the streets in Haiti once again…

WSWS (2022-09-27). Preparing for class war, Sri Lankan president declares "high security zones" wsws.org President Wickremesinghe is preparing for class war against the working class and poor as he is implementing savage austerity measures under the dictates of International Monetary Fund.

Fight Back (2022-09-27). New York City rallies for Zimbabwe. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – A crowd of over 50 people gathered in front of the United Nations on Saturday, September 24 to rally in solidarity with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who spoke at the UN a couple days before. The group was also protesting the U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwe, which they stated are illegal. Despite the sanctions, President Mnangagwa has started making progress toward ending poverty and hunger, as well as implementing various infrastructure projects to help build Zimbabwe and maintain independence from U.S. influence. | The action was called for by the December 12th Movement and included sp…

Staff (2022-09-27). What Would We Do Without Police, Prisons, Surveillance, Borders, Wars, Nukes, and Capitalism? Watch and See! davidswanson.org

____ (2022-09-27). Chinese e-commerce firms enhance overseas warehouse network. ecns.cn Chinese logistics firms are beefing up efforts to invest in logistics infrastructure and launch overseas warehouses in a key step to bolster the development of cross-border e-commerce and ensure the stability of industrial and supply chains.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-27). Teamsters' O'Brien to Amazon: 'We're Comin' Hard'. peoplesworld.org SEATTLE —As he stood on the bed of flatbed truck in front of Amazon's Seattle headquarters, first-term Teamsters President Sean O'Brien had a tough message for the retail and warehouse monster: "We're comin' hard" for them. And he means it. But Amazon isn't the sole corporate kingpin the 1.2-milliion member union will take on next …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-27). Caribbean Activists Turn up the Volume for Reparations. orinocotribune.com By The Voice Sep 21, 2022 | The death of the queen is a reminder of the debt that Britain owes to Caribbean nations. Reparations are owed for slavery. | 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 we…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Evo Morales: "There is a Democratic Rebellion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean" libya360.wordpress.com Alina Duarte Evo Morales, former president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and president of the Six Federations of the Tropic of Cochabamba, is in Mexico at the invitation of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Morales was one of the international special guests to accompany the festivities for the 212th anniversary of Mexico's independence. Like…

Fight Back (2022-09-27). Tallahassee: Activists attend final meeting to fight for a People's Budget. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On Wednesday, September 21, the Tallahassee Community Action Committee, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Florida State's Students for a Democratic Society attended the Tallahassee city commission meeting at City Hall to speak on the approval of the upcoming year's city budget. | The activists demanded that instead of passing the unjust budget that City Manager Reese Goad drafted, they enact a People's Budget. Dedicated organizers collaborated for over a year to rework the city budget to remove funding from the city's police force and instead contribute it to social services, saf…

_____ (2022-09-27). Rural County Jails Are Now The Main Driver Of Mass Incarceration. popularresistance.org All across the United States, city and state governments have increasingly turned to fines and fees to make up for budget shortfalls. This has required a corresponding explosion in police department budgets, creating a perverse cycle where local governments must consistently expand policing in order to continue to pay for policing. Rural America has not escaped this trend, and a new Vera Institute report has found that small and rural counties are now the main drivers of growth in the prison industrial complex. According Vera's research, the boom in county jails appears to be driven by an increased amount of peop…

Kathy Durkin (2022-09-27). Youth join global strike for climate justice. workers.org Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding "climate reparations and justice" Sept. 23. Young people in Asia, Africa and Europe joined a coordinated Global Climate Strike that called for wealthy countries to pay reparations to poorer countries that have been the . . . |

_____ (2022-09-27). New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues. popularresistance.org Does this seem like a good way to attract loyal, dedicated, satisfied workers? | Come work for the railroad. It's a great job, decent pay. Hours may be a bit long. You'll spend weeks at a time away from home in cheap motels and miss important family events, kids sports games, birthdays, recitals and vacations, weddings and funerals. You can get called up at any time, so don't even try to make plans. Stay healthy because you'll be punished or even fired for an unexpected medical event. Also, great pension…if you live that long. | Aaron Hiles, a locomotive engineer, for BNSF didn't live that long. | Aaron Hiles,…

Editor (2022-09-27). Morality, Iran and the U.S. workers.org Maybe people talked to you with excitement this week — seeing everywhere those photos of women in the streets of Iran, standing on top of cars, burning cars, protesting the death of a woman in custody after her arrest by the "morality police." Maybe you were furious after the U.S. . . . |

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-27). Brazil: More Fascism and Neocolonialism or a Path Back to Self-Determination? libya360.wordpress.com Danny Shaw When you arrive in another country, there is nothing more precious than new friends who adopt you, protect you, and teach you about their language, music, culture, and traditions. For an open-minded traveler, ethnographer and anti-imperialist organizer, this new family is more valuable than any air-conditioned hotel, amount of comfort or money. When…

Zach Farber, Michaela Malone (2022-09-27). Athens public transit workers strike to protest austerity bill. liberationnews.org On Sept. 21 public transit workers in Athens, Greece went on strike to protest a new law that essentially privatized public transit and gutted labor rights.

Rachell Tucker (2022-09-27). Supermajority of Cubans vote for revolutionary 'Families Code'. liberationnews.org The new code modernizes, recognizes and legalizes all manifestations of families in | Cuba.

Alina Duarte (2022-09-27). Evo Morales: 'There Is a Democratic Revolution Throughout All of Latin America & the Caribbean'. orinocotribune.com Evo Morales, former president of the Plurinational State of Bolivia and president of the Six Federations of the Cochabamba Tropics, is in Mexico at the invitation of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). Morales was one of the special international guests joining festivities for the 212th anniversary of Mexico's independence. | John and Gabriel Shipton, the father and brother of the journalist Julian Assange, respectively; the family of campesino leader and activist César Chávez; Aleida Guevara, daughter of Che Guevara; and former Uruguayan President "Pepe" Mujica also accepted invitations. | Morales witn…

Betsey Piette (2022-09-27). UPenn students rally for environmental and housing justice. workers.org Students at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia held a press conference and rally Sept. 26 at the Fossil Free Penn encampment in front of College Hall. Speakers called on UPenn to end its practice of investing millions of dollars in fossil fuels and to cut all ties with the . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-27). California state university system promises steep cuts after passage of meager wage increases for university staff. wsws.org Cal State workers should be under no illusions that California Governor Newsom or the state legislature will fund adequate pay raises.

____ (2022-09-27). "Resistance" strategy gaining strength: Maj. Gen. Safavi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) — A top military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said that the strategy of the "Resistance" in the region and among freedom-seeking nations is gaining strength and will lead to the failure of the arrogant front.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Defend all jobs at the Daimler plant in Ludwigsfelde, Germany! wsws.org Management and the IG Metall union are negotiating the closure of this long-standing plant behind closed doors.

Climatize (2022-09-27). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2022-09-27). UK: Starmer offers a Labour government to rescue big business from catastrophe. wsws.org Starmer's promise to the ruling elite is that he can impose austerity measures by working with the trade unions to control and suppress rising opposition in the working class.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Supporters of UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman campaign in Indiana. wsws.org A campaign team supporting Mack Trucks worker Will Lehman spoke to autoworkers in Kokomo and Fort Wayne, Indiana, about his program, which aims to abolish the UAW bureaucracy and place power in the hands of rank-and-file workers.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Lawsuits on mRNA technology show profit-driven struggle for control over vital scientific discoveries. wsws.org Recent lawsuits on mRNA technology are attempts by various corporations to take control of these vital discoveries for their own enrichment. Recent advances in molecular technology that allows for gene editing and protein manufacturing portend a revolution in medicine that can offer personalized treatments for a broad array of diseases.

WSWS (2022-09-27). September 28 public meeting of the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee: Organize independently to defeat the government- and union-backed sellout! wsws.org With the unions, it is not a question of whether they will betray but how. The critical question is: How will workers respond?

Ann Brown (2022-09-27). MAGA's Candace Owens Claims British Colonialism Was a Net Positive For Africa. moguldom.com Far-right commentator and Donald Trump supporter Candace Owens recently said the British colonization of Africa "ended up being a net positive." She also defended the royal family amid criticism over the monarch's role in English imperialism. During an episode of her podcast, "Candace," she claimed there was an upside to colonialism in Africa. During the "Scramble for Africa" …

WSWS (2022-09-27). Build the Tire Workers Rank-and-File Committee to unite against the USW sellout contract! wsws.org The following is the founding statement of the Tire Workers Rank-and-File Committee.

Deweylaura (2022-09-27). Our best chance for peace is worldwide working-class unity. cpusa.org These remarks were delivered by CPUSA Co-Chair Rossana Cambron at the opening of the CPUSA International Conference 2022: Dismantling Imperialism in the 21st Century, September 11—12. Good morning, Comrades, Lenin once said, "Capital is an international force. To vanquish it, an international workers' alliance, an international workers brotherhood, is needed." As Marx and Engels …

____ (2022-09-27). U.S. Dow gets walloped on global currency turmoil. ecns.cn The U.S. Dow Jones Industrial Average continued to dive on Monday amid surging interest rates and volatile international currencies.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Mussolini's heirs return to power in Italy. wsws.org The election of a far-right government is the product of the disenfranchisement of the working class by reactionary parties that the ruling elite falsely markets as the "left."

WSWS (2022-09-27). Brazilian Workers Party turns sharply to the right a week before elections. wsws.org As Brazil's fascistic president Bolsonaro declares he will accept no result other than his victory in Sunday's election, the PT's only appeal against a coup has been to the financial markets and the US embassy.

____ (2022-09-27). "Resistance" strategy gaining more strength: Gen. Safavi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) — A top military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said that the strategy of the "Resistance" in the region and among freedom-seeking nations is gaining strength and will lead to the failure of the arrogant front.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-09-27). Cubans approve Family Code authorizing same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adoption rights. peoplesworld.org The Cuban people, voting in a national plebiscite on Sept. 25, gave their approval to same-sex marriage and adoption rights for LGBTQ people. The measures are part of a new Family Code—a set of laws that epitomizes Cuba's revolutionary commitment, as it offers assurance that family life in the country will be characterized by equality, …

_____ (2022-09-27). Mutual Aid Emerges As A Critical Survival Tool In Puerto Rico. popularresistance.org A network of mutual aid groups in Puerto Rico were quick to react when the island lost power on Sept. 18 before being hit by Hurricane Fiona. Nearly 750,000 people are still without power a week after the storm caused mass flooding, landslides and property damage. | Mutual aid groups like the feminist community-based organization Taller Salud, the collective sustenance and solidarity group Brigada Solidaria del Oeste and LGBTQIA+ support group Waves Ahead have provided Puerto Rico residents with direct economic aid, as well as emergency essentials like first-aid kits, water filters, lamps, nonperishable foo…

Struggle, La Lucha (2022-09-27). International solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico. struggle-la-lucha.org

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-26). Is That a Chilling Echo of Dr. Strangelove We Are Hearing from Biden's Nominee to Oversee America's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal? covertactionmagazine.com Anthony J. Cotton Says if Confirmed He Will Prepare U.S. Army Officers to Deploy Nuclear Weapons—Which is No Longer Unthinkable Stanley Kubrick's classic 1964 film Dr. Strangelove featured an unhinged Air Force General named Jack D. Ripper, who orders a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union after he becomes convinced that the Soviets were polluting …

Chris Hedges (2022-09-26). Chris Hedges: The Return of Fascism. mintpressnews.com The bankruptcy of the liberal class means that those who decry the folly of permanent war and NATO expansion, mercenary trade deals, exploitation of workers by globalization, austerity and neoliberalism come increasingly from the far-right.

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2022-09-27: News Headlines

Editor (2022-09-27). Morality, Iran and the U.S. workers.org Maybe people talked to you with excitement this week — seeing everywhere those photos of women in the streets of Iran, standing on top of cars, burning cars, protesting the death of a woman in custody after her arrest by the "morality police." Maybe you were furious after the U.S. . . . |

____ (2022-09-27). U.S. Dow gets walloped on global currency turmoil. ecns.cn The U.S. Dow Jones Industrial Average continued to dive on Monday amid surging interest rates and volatile international currencies.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-09-27). Proud Boys Try to Start Violent Confrontation at Children's Event at Public Library, Fail. itsgoingdown.org Report from Twin Cities Workers Defense Alliance about a successful mobilization against the Proud Boys, who attempted to disrupt a pro-LGBTQ youth event. cw: virulent transphobia, transphobic rhetoric, queerphobia photo: Ursula MPLS The Arlington Hills Public Library in St. Paul, Minnesota (so-called) held a Drag Queen Story Hour, where families with children from the neighborhood…

Robert Reich (2022-09-27). The truth behind "self-made" billionaires. nationofchange.org Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They're made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Diary of a socialist Amazon worker: Bezos, the royalist. wsws.org Wading into the debate that followed the death of Queen Elizabeth was none other than the founder of the company where I work, mega-billionaire Jeff Bezos, who rushed to the queen's defense.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-27). Saturday 10/22: War, Inflation, Growth of the Far-Right … How Can the European Working Class Fight Back? indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-27). Preparing for class war, Sri Lankan president declares "high security zones" wsws.org President Wickremesinghe is preparing for class war against the working class and poor as he is implementing savage austerity measures under the dictates of International Monetary Fund.

Fight Back (2022-09-27). New York City rallies for Zimbabwe. fightbacknews.org New York, NY – A crowd of over 50 people gathered in front of the United Nations on Saturday, September 24 to rally in solidarity with Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who spoke at the UN a couple days before. The group was also protesting the U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwe, which they stated are illegal. Despite the sanctions, President Mnangagwa has started making progress toward ending poverty and hunger, as well as implementing various infrastructure projects to help build Zimbabwe and maintain independence from U.S. influence. | The action was called for by the December 12th Movement and included sp…

____ (2022-09-27). Chinese e-commerce firms enhance overseas warehouse network. ecns.cn Chinese logistics firms are beefing up efforts to invest in logistics infrastructure and launch overseas warehouses in a key step to bolster the development of cross-border e-commerce and ensure the stability of industrial and supply chains.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-27). Teamsters' O'Brien to Amazon: 'We're Comin' Hard'. peoplesworld.org SEATTLE —As he stood on the bed of flatbed truck in front of Amazon's Seattle headquarters, first-term Teamsters President Sean O'Brien had a tough message for the retail and warehouse monster: "We're comin' hard" for them. And he means it. But Amazon isn't the sole corporate kingpin the 1.2-milliion member union will take on next …

Fight Back (2022-09-27). Tallahassee: Activists attend final meeting to fight for a People's Budget. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL — On Wednesday, September 21, the Tallahassee Community Action Committee, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Florida State's Students for a Democratic Society attended the Tallahassee city commission meeting at City Hall to speak on the approval of the upcoming year's city budget. | The activists demanded that instead of passing the unjust budget that City Manager Reese Goad drafted, they enact a People's Budget. Dedicated organizers collaborated for over a year to rework the city budget to remove funding from the city's police force and instead contribute it to social services, saf…

Kathy Durkin (2022-09-27). Youth join global strike for climate justice. workers.org Climate strikers in Bengaluru, India, one of 450 global locations, were among hundreds of thousands demanding "climate reparations and justice" Sept. 23. Young people in Asia, Africa and Europe joined a coordinated Global Climate Strike that called for wealthy countries to pay reparations to poorer countries that have been the . . . |

Jake Johnson (2022-09-27). 'Huge victory': Starbucks agrees to begin contract talks with 230+ union storesÔøº. nationofchange.org "We've been ready to bargain since day one," said one union leader, "but now we're operating together on a national level to make sure all of our voices are heard, together."

Rachell Tucker (2022-09-27). Supermajority of Cubans vote for revolutionary 'Families Code'. liberationnews.org The new code modernizes, recognizes and legalizes all manifestations of families in | Cuba.

Barry Sheppard (2022-09-27). US colonial policies behind Hurricane Fiona power blackout in Puerto Rico. greenleft.org.au The blackout that engulfed Puerto Rico when Category One hurricane, Fiona, hit on September 18, laid bare the impacts of austerity and privatisation carried under United States fiscal control, reports Barry Sheppard.

People's Tribune (2022-09-27). Santa Cruz Dismantles Camp of Hundreds of the Houseless. indybay.org The City of Santa Cruz, CA, in a county with the second highest rent in the country, is evicting an estimated 300 people living in wall-to-wall tents running along a riverbed right next to this largely wealthy city's downtown. The camp, in existence for about three years, was sanctioned by the City; houseless people were directed to go there because the City didn't have enough beds. Now, the City cites sanitation, drug use and complaints as reasons for closing the Benchlands camp. "This never needed to become a crisis for the hundreds of houseless people driven to the Benchlands by police and social service agenc…

Betsey Piette (2022-09-27). UPenn students rally for environmental and housing justice. workers.org Students at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia held a press conference and rally Sept. 26 at the Fossil Free Penn encampment in front of College Hall. Speakers called on UPenn to end its practice of investing millions of dollars in fossil fuels and to cut all ties with the . . . |

____ (2022-09-27). "Resistance" strategy gaining strength: Maj. Gen. Safavi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) — A top military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said that the strategy of the "Resistance" in the region and among freedom-seeking nations is gaining strength and will lead to the failure of the arrogant front.

Ann Brown (2022-09-27). MAGA's Candace Owens Claims British Colonialism Was a Net Positive For Africa. moguldom.com Far-right commentator and Donald Trump supporter Candace Owens recently said the British colonization of Africa "ended up being a net positive." She also defended the royal family amid criticism over the monarch's role in English imperialism. During an episode of her podcast, "Candace," she claimed there was an upside to colonialism in Africa. During the "Scramble for Africa" …

WSWS (2022-09-27). Defend all jobs at the Daimler plant in Ludwigsfelde, Germany! wsws.org Management and the IG Metall union are negotiating the closure of this long-standing plant behind closed doors.

The Associated Press (2022-09-27). Hurricane Ian Strikes Cuba, Florida Braces for Category 4 Damage. latinorebels.com Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba on Tuesday as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 storm before it hits Florida on Wednesday.

____ (2022-09-27). "Resistance" strategy gaining more strength: Gen. Safavi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) — A top military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said that the strategy of the "Resistance" in the region and among freedom-seeking nations is gaining strength and will lead to the failure of the arrogant front.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Mussolini's heirs return to power in Italy. wsws.org The election of a far-right government is the product of the disenfranchisement of the working class by reactionary parties that the ruling elite falsely markets as the "left."

WSWS (2022-09-27). September 28 public meeting of the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee: Organize independently to defeat the government- and union-backed sellout! wsws.org With the unions, it is not a question of whether they will betray but how. The critical question is: How will workers respond?

WSWS (2022-09-27). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org After an explosion and fire left three dead at Plaza Huincul oil refinery in Neuquén province, Argentina's largest oil union called a strike over safety. Meanwhile, 1,000 restaurant workers at San Francisco International Airport have gone on strike over contract issues.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-27). Sunday 10/9: The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Argentina. indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 5053 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

Climatize (2022-09-27). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-27). Sunday 10/2: Discussion on "Origins of Women's Oppression — Class Society" indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 5053 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-27). Supporters of UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman campaign in Indiana. wsws.org A campaign team supporting Mack Trucks worker Will Lehman spoke to autoworkers in Kokomo and Forth Wayne about his program which aims to abolish the UAW bureaucracy and place power in the hands of rank and file workers.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Lawsuits on mRNA technology show profit-driven struggle for control over vital scientific discoveries. wsws.org Recent lawsuits on mRNA technology are attempts by various corporations to take control of these vital discoveries for their own enrichment. Recent advances in molecular technology that allows for gene editing and protein manufacturing portend a revolution in medicine that can offer personalized treatments for a broad array of diseases.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-27). No Honors For Former Japan Prime Minister Abe Say Protesters In San Francisco. indybay.org

Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz (2022-09-27). Friday 9/30: Rojava Solidarity Santa Cruz Film Screening. indybay.org SubRosa Community Space | 703 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-27). Oakland Youths Join Global Climate Strike Protests. indybay.org Youth vs Acopalypse Says "No to Coal in Oakland" in rally and march.

WSWS (2022-09-27). Build the Tire Workers Rank-and-File Committee to unite against the USW sellout contract! wsws.org The following is the founding statement of the Tire Workers Rank-and-File Committee.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-27). SF Chronicle No Silence On Assange! indybay.org

WSWS (2022-09-27). California state university system promises steep cuts after passage of meager wage increases for university staff. wsws.org Cal State workers should be under no illusions that California Governor Newsom or the state legislature will fund adequate pay raises.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-09-27). Cubans approve Family Code authorizing same-sex marriage, LGBTQ adoption rights. peoplesworld.org The Cuban people, voting in a national plebiscite on Sept. 25, gave their approval to same-sex marriage and adoption rights for LGBTQ people. The measures are part of a new Family Code—a set of laws that epitomizes Cuba's revolutionary commitment, as it offers assurance that family life in the country will be characterized by equality, …

Revolution Books (2022-09-27). Sunday 10/9: Reading & Discussion with Omar El Akkad, author of What Strange Paradise. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley…

Struggle, La Lucha (2022-09-27). International solidarity with the people of Puerto Rico. struggle-la-lucha.org

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…

TeleSUR (2022-09-26). Maduro Congratulates Cuba for Its Participation in Referendum. telesurenglish.net "I congratulate the Cuban people for the extraordinary participation in the Popular Referendum on the Family Code, approved with more than 60 percent of the popular vote. A historic day that continues to deepen the revolutionary struggle for the protection of families. Grand Cuba!" the president wrote on the social network Twitter. | RELATED: | 66.87 percent of the Cuban population voted yes in Sunday's referendum on the text of the new…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-26). Is That a Chilling Echo of Dr. Strangelove We Are Hearing from Biden's Nominee to Oversee America's Nuclear Weapons Arsenal? covertactionmagazine.com Anthony J. Cotton Says if Confirmed He Will Prepare U.S. Army Officers to Deploy Nuclear Weapons—Which is No Longer Unthinkable Stanley Kubrick's classic 1964 film Dr. Strangelove featured an unhinged Air Force General named Jack D. Ripper, who orders a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union after he becomes convinced that the Soviets were polluting …

Staff (2022-09-26). Grossi stresses need to find solutions to Iran-IAEA issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi stressed a need to find common solutions to problems between Iran and IAEA that are not going to go away if they do not solve them in a collaborative fashion.

Anonymous587 (2022-09-26). Does Russia Need Iranian Drones? southfront.org Russian Geran-2 bomber ammunition | Iranian strike drones Shahed are more and more often used by the Russian military in the war in Ukraine. Over the past week, drone strikes have targeted Ukrainian military facilities in the Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, and Dnipropetrovsk regions. In late September, Geranium UAVs (as drones from Iran were rebranded in Russia) destroyed several military facilities in the Odessa region, including the headquarters of the AFU South command in Odessa. | Experts note the difficulty of targeting UAVs…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-26). Geranium-2 UAVs Hit AFU Facilities In Odessa Nonstop. southfront.org Russian UAVs continue attacks on military targets in the Odessa region. In recent days, the Russian military have increased their attacks in Odessa, striking at the military infrastructure in the city, including the decision-making centers. | On September 25, the headquarters of the operational command "South" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine located in the city of Odessa was struck with at least two Geranium-2 suicide UAVs. Most of the operations carried out by the AFU in the southern di…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). 'Hot Autumn' of Resistance as Germans Suffer from Sanctions on Russia. libya360.wordpress.com C.J. Atkins A banner at the protest in Leipzig reads: 'Prices down, Wages up.' | Martin Heinlein / Die Linke via Unsere Zeit LEIPZIG, Germany—Around 5,000 in Leipzig and another 1,000 in Berlin last Monday took part in the first rallies of a campaign that's being called the start of a "hot autumn" of resistance…

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…

Fight Back (2022-09-26). Red Theory: The party of a new type. fightbacknews.org In order to have a successful revolution that can overthrow the capitalist ruling class, put the working class into power, and build socialism, we need to be organized in the way that is best suited to that task. The great leader of the Bolshevik revolution, V.I. Lenin, took up this question of Marxist revolutionary organization in 1902 in his book, What is to be Done? In this book, Lenin for the first time gives us the theory of the "Party of a new type." | In this early period of the revolutionary movement in Russia, much like in the U.S. today, there were many groups and organizations contending for leadershi…

____ (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). 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.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-26). Imperialism and capitalism are 'bleeding the world dry': At UN, Nicaragua calls for global rebellion. multipolarista.com At the United Nations General Assembly, Nicaragua's Sandinista government called for a global rebellion against the "imperialist and capitalist system" that is "bleeding the world dry." Condemning illegal sanctions and war, it urged a new multipolar order.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-26). El imperialismo y capitalismo están 'desangrando al mundo': En la ONU, Nicaragua llama a una rebelión global. multipolarista.com En la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas, el gobierno sandinista de Nicaragua llamó a una rebelión global contra el "sistema imperialista y capitalista" que está "desangrando al mundo". Condenando las sanciones ilegales y la guerra, instó a un nuevo orden multipolar.

Chris Hedges (2022-09-26). Chris Hedges: The Return of Fascism. mintpressnews.com The bankruptcy of the liberal class means that those who decry the folly of permanent war and NATO expansion, mercenary trade deals, exploitation of workers by globalization, austerity and neoliberalism come increasingly from the far-right.

Staff (2022-09-26). Bagheri Kani slams EU double standards vis-à -vis human rights. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri Kani strongly criticized the European Union's deafening silence and over-compliance with the United States' unlawful unilateral sanctions against Iran.

____ (2022-09-26). Patagonia's Billionaire Owner Gives Away Company to Fight Climate Crisis. transcend.org 15 Sep 2022 – Setting a new example in environmental corporate leadership, the billionaire owner of Patagonia is giving the entire company away to fight the Earth's climate devastation, he announced yesterday.

_____ (2022-09-26). At United Nations, Colombia Condemns 'Addiction To Money And Oil'. popularresistance.org Colombia's first ever left-wing President Gustavo Petro delivered a historic speech at the United Nations declaring, "The war on drugs has failed." | Petro emphasized that drug addiction is a social problem, and cannot be solved with violence and militarization. Rather, he argued, it is a mere symptom of a much deeper problem: the capitalist system itself, with its "addiction to money and oil." | The Colombian leader warned that the infinite greed of capitalism is destroying the planet, threatening life on Earth. | "The cause of the climate disaster is capital — the logic of dedicating ourselves to consume…

_____ (2022-09-26). Bolivia's Social Progress Shows A Better Way Is Possible. popularresistance.org Since the re-election of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government in 2020, led by former economic minister Luis Arce, the Bolivian government has ensured that the social progress initiated by Evo Morales' government continues across all sections of society. | These progressive steps can be seen in a range of measurers: the introduction of progressive and pluralistic economic policies, the implementation of bold education policies centred around improving access to education for every community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the initiation of partnerships with fellow progressive governments across La…

Staff (2022-09-26). Sacred Defense; potent symbol of Iranians' unity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — Despite the wholehearted support that many countries offered to the Ba'athist regime of Iraq in the imposed war against Iran, Iranians were able to be victorious and manifested their unity and solidarity in the world.

WSWS (2022-09-26). Striking health care workers in Germany: "Privatization was a big mistake!" wsws.org A 24-hour warning strike Tuesday at the University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) has once again exposed the disastrous working conditions in Germany's nursing profession.

WSWS (2022-09-26). Neo-fascist Georgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy wins general election. wsws.org The return of Mussolini's descendants to direct rule over Italy, for the first time since the end of World War II 77 years ago, is a warning to workers worldwide.

_____ (2022-09-26). Seattle Teachers Vote To Ratify New Contract. popularresistance.org Seattle, Washington – Educators voted to ratify a tentative agreement with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) on September 19, after a powerful five-day strike. The strike mobilized 90% of union members, supported by parents and students, to picket lines and rallies at their schools. The schools were shut down for five days. The Seattle Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators, known as SCORE, was one of the driving forces behind the strike and has grown in membership by 60% since the strike began. | Educators went on strike September 7 after the district tried to make cuts to special education and multilingual programs. Thes…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-26). Mussolini's Heirs Take Over in Italy as Neo-Fascist Revival Spreads. libya360.wordpress.com C.J. Atkins Brothers of Italy's Giorgia Meloni attends the center-right coalition closing rally in Rome, Sept. 22, 2022. | Gregorio Borgia / AP Tally another victory for the neo-fascist, anti-immigrant right wing in Europe. Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party—the successor to…

TeleSUR (2022-09-26). Bolsonaro Wants to Believe Lula Will Not Win in the First Round. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro stated that it is "impossible" for the Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva to win the October 2 presidential election in a single round, despite voting intention polls saying that is the most likely result. | RELATED: | "Will he win in the first round? I see it as difficult. No, it is not difficult. It is impossible. Impossible and full stop!" tweeted Bolsonaro, who has a…

TeleSUR (2022-09-26). Venezuela Rejects Biased, Unfounded Report on Human Rights. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry categorically rejected the statements made by the International Fact Finding Mission (IFFM), which presented a report on alleged irregularities to the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR). | RELATED: | Using alleged "data" from local informants, the IFFM President Marta Valiñas attributes human rights violations to the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (S…

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…

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…

_____ (2022-09-26). Palestinian Prisoners Go On Indefinite Hunger Strike. popularresistance.org On Sunday, September 25, 30 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails started an indefinite hunger strike to protest the Israeli policy of administrative detention without charge or trial. The strike demanding an end to this policy has been organized under the slogan: "Our decision is freedom..our strike is freedom." | The prisoners issued a joint statement before the formal commencement of their strike which was read outside the Israeli Ofer prison by their family members along with members of Addameer and other prisoner solidarity groups. | Some of the leading figures participating in the hunger strike a…

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…

WSWS (2022-09-26). BP refinery in Ohio, where two workers were killed, has long record of safety violations. wsws.org There are many questions that must be investigated regarding the September 20 fire that killed Ben and Max Morrissey last Tuesday at the BP Husky refinery in Oregon, Ohio.

Staff (2022-09-26). Iran to add another vessel to its navy fleet. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — The Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has said Iran will add another vessel to its navy fleet in the near future.

WSWS (2022-09-26). How the rail unions plan to ram through their sellout contracts. wsws.org The unions would no have hope of passing the deal in a free, democratically-run vote. This is why they have no intention of conducting one. This underscores the need for the rank-and-file to organize themselves to take control over the entire process.

Editor (2022-09-26). California's Dependency on Prison Labor for Fighting Fires Must End. scheerpost.com A prison firefighter from Oak Glen Conservation Camp looks out of a gated window as he is transported to a work assignment under the authority of CAL FIRE on September 28, 2017, near Yucaipa, California (DAVID MCNEW / AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES) | By Abby Cunniff / On September 7, 2022, after many attempted delays from the City of Susanville, California, a Lassen County judge ruled in favor of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to close one of Susanville's two prisons. The court case and public deba…

____ (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.

WSWS (2022-09-26). "We're on the same page as Will": Detroit autoworkers back Will Lehman for UAW president. wsws.org Workers at the Stellantis Mack Avenue plant in Detroit say there is great interest in the campaign of Mack Trucks worker Will Lehman in his campaign for UAW president.

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-26). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

Staff (2022-09-26). IRGC pounds terrorists' positions in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) — News sources announced Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)'s artillery and drone attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in northern Iraq.

Chris Hedges (2022-09-26). We Have Seen This Movie Before: The Fascists Have Arrived. commondreams.org The failure of the neoliberal order—which continues to ignore the needs and aspirations of the people—gives fuel to an ascendant far right that feeds on the despair and humiliation of the working class.

____ (2022-09-26). Why Are Politicians Able to Read — and Understand — Some Texts and Not Others? transcend.org 20 Sep 2022 – Day after day, the world's scientific community, based on solid investigations, elaborates dozens of studies identifying the causes of the existing emergencies facing humanity. They also prepare understandable summaries and conclusions and propose feasible solutions to the current crises and ways to prevent major future risks.

____ (2022-09-26). The Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II — RIP. transcend.org 24 Sep 2022 – The Impact of the Unresolved Challenges of the Global British Imperial Legacy of Colonialism…

WSWS (2022-09-26). The UAW presidential debate: A rank-and-file socialist confronts the apparatus. wsws.org The debate revealed two irreconcilable positions. Lehman advanced a program of abolishing the UAW apparatus, which he called "a subdivision of the companies," and transferring power to the workers on the shop floor. All the other candidates spoke represented and defended this apparatus.

WSWS (2022-09-26). South Korean bus drivers overwhelmingly vote to strike. wsws.org The broad support for a strike among Gyeonggi Province bus drivers is a further indication that South Korean workers are looking for a way to fight back against the attacks on their working and living conditions.

WSWS (2022-09-26). Vote "Yes" in UK National Education Union ballot over pay and demand immediate strike action. wsws.org A unified offensive by educators must be linked to the strikes that have erupted in rail, docks, among postal workers, at BT and by Amazon workers facing the same battle against a ruthless government agenda of mass impoverishment.

Wood Street Comrades (2022-09-26). Wood Street Community Faces Eviction. indybay.org In light of serial evictions, a self-organized community of unhoused and advocates at Wood Street in West Oakland have presented an elegant plan to build a tiny home community and resource center, however the City of Oakland and Caltrans have fallen short on collaborating or providing access to real resources.

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.

Staff (2022-09-26). Matemática y poesía con las 15 provincias y la Isla de la Juventud, a lo RARJ. cubadebate.cu Con el riesgo de problemas en la participación, ya que la tormenta tropical Ian, tal vez como huracán, nos azote a partir del lunes en la noche, voy con la colaboración del amigo RARJ. Hay que poner en acción conocimientos, asociaciones creativas, algo de números; y, al final, acudir a la musa de la poesía para escribir una cuarteta.

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…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-26). West May Be Trying To Make Color Revolution In Tehran. southfront.org click to see full-size imageThis situation worsens global tensions at this time of international security crisis. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | Apparently, the West continues resolute in its strategy of promoting coups and color revolutions against emerging powers around the world. Iran seems to be the current target of global elites, who are encouraging a dissident movement to overthrow the Iranian government. | Curre…

Labor Video Project (2022-09-26). LA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization. indybay.org Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers.

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). 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…

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…

Fight Back (2022-09-25). Milwaukee Alliance confronts MPD at 'listening session'. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On September 24, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression confronted the Milwaukee Police Department at the third of 15 community listening sessions. As with the first two sessions, the third had abysmal attendance. | There were only two community members attending, joined by activists of the Milwaukee Alliance. Most of the room was police officers in uniform, staffers and officials of Community Collaborative Commission (CCC), Fire and Police Commission (FPC), and Mayers Strategic Solutions, LLC. | Given that this session was held in the city's South Side, with significant C…

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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…

Fight Back (2022-09-26). Red Theory: The party of a new type. fightbacknews.org In order to have a successful revolution that can overthrow the capitalist ruling class, put the working class into power, and build socialism, we need to be organized in the way that is best suited to that task. The great leader of the Bolshevik revolution, V.I. Lenin, took up this question of Marxist revolutionary organization in 1902 in his book, What is to be Done? In this book, Lenin for the first time gives us the theory of the "Party of a new type." | In this early period of the revolutionary movement in Russia, much like in the U.S. today, there were many groups and organizations contending for leadershi…

____ (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). 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.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-26). Saturday 10/22: War, Inflation, Growth of the Far-Right … How Can the European Working Class Fight Back? indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

WSWS (2022-09-26). Striking health care workers in Germany: "Privatization was a big mistake!" wsws.org A 24-hour warning strike Tuesday at the University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg (UKGM) has once again exposed the disastrous working conditions in Germany's nursing profession.

Staff (2022-09-26). Sacred Defense; potent symbol of Iranians' unity. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — Despite the wholehearted support that many countries offered to the Ba'athist regime of Iraq in the imposed war against Iran, Iranians were able to be victorious and manifested their unity and solidarity in the world.

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.

WSWS (2022-09-26). How the rail unions plan to ram through their sellout contracts. wsws.org The unions would no have hope of passing the deal in a free, democratically-run vote. This is why they have no intention of conducting one. This underscores the need for the rank-and-file to organize themselves to take control over the entire process.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-26). SF Chronicle No Silence On Assange! indybay.org

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-26). Sunday 10/9: The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Argentina. indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

____ (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.

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-26). Oakland Youths Join Global Climate Strike Protests. indybay.org Youth vs Acopalypse Says "No to Coal in Oakland" in rally and march.

WSWS (2022-09-26). "We're on the same page as Will": Detroit autoworkers back Will Lehman for UAW president. wsws.org Workers at the Stellantis Mack Avenue plant in Detroit say there is great interest in the campaign of Mack Trucks worker Will Lehman in his campaign for UAW president.

Marie Flood (2022-09-26). We need to talk about gas. greenleft.org.au Marie Flood, a member of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, gave this speech at a Sydney climate protest alongside First Nations activists, unionists and high school activists speaking out for real action on the climate.

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-26). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

Climatize (2022-09-26). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2022-09-26). The UAW presidential debate: A rank-and-file socialist confronts the apparatus. wsws.org The debate revealed two irreconcilable positions. Lehman advanced a program of abolishing the UAW apparatus, which he called "a subdivision of the companies," and transferring power to the workers on the shop floor. All the other candidates who spoke represented and defended this apparatus.

Staff (2022-09-26). IRGC pounds terrorists' positions in N Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) — News sources announced Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)'s artillery and drone attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in northern Iraq.

Staff (2022-09-26). Iran to add another vessel to its navy fleet. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) — The Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has said Iran will add another vessel to its navy fleet in the near future.

Speak Out Socialists (2022-09-26). Sunday 10/2: Discussion on "Origins of Women's Oppression — Class Society" indybay.org ZOOM Link: | us02web.zoom.us/j/82158800683?pwd=N2J6UjgxNWhNak1WRWdUdm9CUit4QT09 | Meeting ID: 821 5880 0683 | Passcode: 340756 | One tap mobile | +16699009128,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US (San Jose) +16694449171,,82158800683#,,,,340756# US | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | +1 669 444 9171 US | +1 719 359 4580 US | +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) | +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) | +1 646 931 3860 US | +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) | +1 309 205 3325 US | +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) | +1 386 347 53 US | +1 564 217 2000 US…

Wood Street Comrades (2022-09-26). Wood Street Community Faces Eviction. indybay.org In light of serial evictions, a self-organized community of unhoused and advocates at Wood Street in West Oakland have presented an elegant plan to build a tiny home community and resource center, however the City of Oakland and Caltrans have fallen short on collaborating or providing access to real resources.

Niko Leka (2022-09-26). Rank-and-file ticket contests NSW nurses and midwives union election. greenleft.org.au The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association will have its first openly contested leadership election since 2003 in October. Niko Leka reports.

WSWS (2022-09-26). BP refinery in Ohio, where two workers were killed, has long record of safety violations. wsws.org There are many questions that must be investigated regarding the September 20 fire that killed Ben and Max Morrissey last Tuesday at the BP Husky refinery in Oregon, Ohio.

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.

Staff (2022-09-26). Matemática y poesía con las 15 provincias y la Isla de la Juventud, a lo RARJ. cubadebate.cu Con el riesgo de problemas en la participación, ya que la tormenta tropical Ian, tal vez como huracán, nos azote a partir del lunes en la noche, voy con la colaboración del amigo RARJ. Hay que poner en acción conocimientos, asociaciones creativas, algo de números; y, al final, acudir a la musa de la poesía para escribir una cuarteta.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-26). LA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization. indybay.org Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers.

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…

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Swiss Referendum Rejects Ban on Intensive Livestock Farming. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, the Swiss attended a referendum in which they were consulted on the prohibition of intensive livestock farming, which would have also vetoed the import of products from this type of unsustainable exploitation. | RELATED: | The ban initiative, which was raised by the Greens and part of the Swiss Socialist Party, was widely defeated today by 63 percent of the vote in 25 out of 26 cantons in the country. | The propo…

Eva Bartlett (2022-09-25). 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. globalresearch.ca

Contributing Writers (2022-09-25). Ukrainian Army War Crimes Include Shelling of Ambulances, Firetrucks, and Rescue Workers in the Donbass Republics—Similar to Israelis and U.S. Backed Terrorists in Syria/ By Eva Bartlett. marktaliano.net

_____ (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…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-25). Russian Forces Foil Yet Another Ukrainian Drone Attack On Zaporozhye NPP. southfront.org Zaporozhie NPP | The Russian military has foiled yet another Ukrainian drone attack on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant (NPP), official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, announced on September 25. | Lt. Gen. Konashenkov said that Kiev forces attempt to target the plant with eight suicide drones. However, all of them were shot down."Attempts by the Armed Forces of Ukraine to strike at the territory of the [Zaporozhye] NPP with eight suicide drones were pr…

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…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-25). Why Nigerien Protesters Want French Army Out & Wave Russian Flags. orinocotribune.com By Ekaterina Blinova Sep 20, 2022 | Nigeriens 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 brewing in recent years," explained Dr. Klaas van Walraven, a historian and political scientist at the University of Leiden who is currently working on the history of colonialism and de-colonization in French Equatorial Africa. | "Last year, the popul…

_____ (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…

WSWS (2022-09-25). Rail workers in Germany: "We face the same problems here as our colleagues in the US" wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site spoke with rail workers in Germany about the industrial struggle in the US where 100,000 railroaders are confronting the White House, billion-dollar rail companies and their trade unions.

Tom Valovic (2022-09-25). The Spoils of War: Why Boston is No Longer the "Athens of America" commondreams.org The military industrial complex in Massachusetts has continued to grow and prosper over recent years.

Fight Back (2022-09-25). Seattle teachers vote to ratify new contract. fightbacknews.org Seattle, WA – Educators voted to ratify a tentative agreement with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) on September 19, after a powerful five-day strike. The strike mobilized 90% of union members, supported by parents and students, to picket lines and rallies at their schools. The schools were shut down for five days. The Seattle Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators, known as SCORE, was one of the driving forces behind the strike and has grown in membership by 60% since the strike began. | Educators went on strike September 7 after the district tried to make cuts to special education and multilingual programs. These progra…

Staff (2022-09-25). 30 Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike to #EndAdministrativeDetention. samidoun.net Thirty Palestinian prisoners jailed without charge or trial under Israeli "administrative detention" have launched a hunger strike on Sunday, 25 September to demand an end to the policy, which is currently jailing over 740 Palestinian prisoners under "secret evidence." The Palestinian prisoners announced their hunger strike under the slogan "Our Decision is Freedom", noting that …

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Bolsonaro is Harshly Criticized in the 2nd Presidential Debate. telesurenglish.net On Saturday night, Brazilian viewers witnessed the second debate between six candidates who will compete for the presidency of Brazil in the elections to be held on Oct. 2. | RELATED: | In this event, however, the Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva, who is leading all voting intentions polls with over 47 percent of preferences, was not present. | President Jair Bolsonaro and five other candidates with little c…

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…

Fight Back (2022-09-25). Milwaukee Alliance confronts MPD at 'listening session'. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI – On September 24, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression confronted the Milwaukee Police Department at the third of 15 community listening sessions. As with the first two sessions, the third had abysmal attendance. | There were only two community members attending, joined by activists of the Milwaukee Alliance. Most of the room was police officers in uniform, staffers and officials of Community Collaborative Commission (CCC), Fire and Police Commission (FPC), and Mayers Strategic Solutions, LLC. | Given that this session was held in the city's South Side, with significant C…

Staff (2022-09-25). Raúl Castro receives the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia in Havana. en.cubadebate.cu Army General Raúl Castro Ruz received this Saturday the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, who is on an official visit to Cuba. In the fraternal exchange, both leaders referred to the historic relationship that both countries have maintained since 1960, the year in which diplomatic ties were established. The Cambodian Premier recalled his visit to Cuba in 1999, when he received the José Martí Order from the hands of the Historical Leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz.

Richard S. Dunn (2022-09-25). Elizabeth II: Faithful Representative of Slavery, Genocide and British Imperialism. covertactionmagazine.com I wrote this piece under severe duress, duress from my own self. I wanted to ignore the whole issue, but my conscience would not allow it; I could not sit by and ignore buffoonery, white supremacy and bias from the corporate media and their spokespersons to go unchallenged. What was even more appalling was the …

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.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-25). Al-Quds Brigade Destroy Militants' Bulldozer In Syria's Greater Idlib With ATGM (Video). southfront.org On September 25, the al-Quds Brigade, a Palestinian armed faction allied with the Syrian government, destroyed a bulldozer that was building fortifications for militants in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The group's tank hunters targeted the bulldozer with an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) while it was operating near the village of Blenta in the western Aleppo countryside. The strike destroyed the bulldozer, killing its driver. | Al-Quds Brigade maintains a large presence alo…

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). COVID-19 Vaccination of Children Under 5 Begins in Peru. telesurenglish.net This was announced by the Minsal last Wednesday after the arrival in the country of a first batch of 1.5 million pediatric vaccines from the Moderna laboratory. A second batch of 1 499 900 doses is expected to arrive on September 28. | RELATED: | The plan consists of immunizing 2 404 106 children under 5 years of age. The head of the General Directorate of Strategic Public Health Interventions, Alexis Holguin, said the process will b…

Staff (2022-09-25). Iraqi Army conducts airstrikes on ISIL positions in E Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) — The fighters of the Iraqi army bombarded the headquarters of ISIL terrorists in Diyala province on Saturday evening.

Staff (2022-09-25). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 508 MW en el pico nocturno. cubadebate.cu Para el horario pico, se pronostica la utilización de 208 MW en motores diésel. Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2 462 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 900 MW, para un déficit de 438 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 508 MW en este horario.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-25). Ministros de Defensa de Venezuela y Colombia se reúnen en la frontera. telesurtv.net Ambos ministros abordarán temas relacionados con la apertura de la frontera.

TeleSUR (2022-09-25). Lula Calls for Fighting Abstention to Avoid a 'Trump Effect'. telesurenglish.net During a meeting in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, the Workers' Pary presidential candidate Lula da Silva asked Brazilians to go to the polls on Oct. 2 to avoid "the Trump effect", which allowed Republicans to win the 2016 election in the United States. | RELATED: | Lula recalled that Robert de Niro referred in derogatory terms to Donald Trump. In his reply to the harsh criticism, however, the Republican candidate remi…

Staff (2022-09-25). Raúl Castro recibe en La Habana a primer ministro del Reino de Cambodia. cubadebate.cu El primer ministro del Reino de Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, rememoró su visita a Cuba en 1999, momento en que recibió la Orden José Martí de manos del Líder Histórico de la Revolución Cubana, Fidel Castro Ruz. Asimismo, destacó la colaboración médica como un pilar en las relaciones desarrolladas a través de los años.

Staff (2022-09-25). Consejo funerario para aprendices de capitalismo. cubadebate.cu La propiedad privada no creó al Capitalismo. Este último la perpetúa y la hace "sacrosanta". Quien creó la propiedad privada fue el egoísmo humano. La corrupción, el burocratismo, la discriminación, la desigualdad, la injusticia social y la explotación humana y ambiental, no son creaciones comunistas. El pecado original del Socialismo fue reproducir esos vicios que lo matan.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-24). 'War on drugs has failed': At UN, Colombia condemns 'addiction to money and oil'. multipolarista.com Colombia's first ever left-wing President Gustavo Petro delivered a historic UN speech declaring, "The war on drugs has failed." He warned capitalism is destroying the environment, with its "addiction to money and oil," and called for debt relief for the Global South.

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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Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-25). Why Nigerien Protesters Want French Army Out & Wave Russian Flags. orinocotribune.com By Ekaterina Blinova Sep 20, 2022 | Nigeriens 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 brewing in recent years," explained Dr. Klaas van Walraven, a historian and political scientist at the University of Leiden who is currently working on the history of colonialism and de-colonization in French Equatorial Africa. | "Last year, the popul…

Eva Bartlett (2022-09-25). 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. globalresearch.ca

Afsaneh (2022-09-25). Sunday 9/25: Solidarity rallies for the Womyn of Iran. indybay.org San Francisco Welcome center plaza- near the Bridge…

Climatize (2022-09-25). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Richard S. Dunn (2022-09-25). Elizabeth II: Faithful Representative of Slavery, Genocide and British Imperialism. covertactionmagazine.com I wrote this piece under severe duress, duress from my own self. I wanted to ignore the whole issue, but my conscience would not allow it; I could not sit by and ignore buffoonery, white supremacy and bias from the corporate media and their spokespersons to go unchallenged. What was even more appalling was the …

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-25). Oakland Youths Join Global Climate Strike Protests. indybay.org Youth vs Acopalypse Says "No to Coal in Oakland" in rally and march.

Staff (2022-09-25). Iraqi Army conducts airstrikes on ISIL positions in E Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) — The fighters of the Iraqi army bombarded the headquarters of ISIL terrorists in Diyala province on Saturday evening.

Wood Street Comrades (2022-09-25). Wood Street Community Faces Eviction. indybay.org In light of serial evictions, a self-organized community of unhoused and advocates at Wood Street in West Oakland have presented an elegant plan to build a tiny home community and resource center, however the City of Oakland and Caltrans have fallen short on collaborating or providing access to real resources.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-25). SF Chronicle No Silence On Assange! indybay.org

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-25). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

Staff (2022-09-25). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 508 MW en el pico nocturno. cubadebate.cu Para el horario pico, se pronostica la utilización de 208 MW en motores diésel. Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2 462 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 900 MW, para un déficit de 438 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 508 MW en este horario.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-25). Ministros de Defensa de Venezuela y Colombia se reúnen en la frontera. telesurtv.net Ambos ministros abordarán temas relacionados con la apertura de la frontera.

Staff (2022-09-25). Consejo funerario para aprendices de capitalismo. cubadebate.cu La propiedad privada no creó al Capitalismo. Este último la perpetúa y la hace "sacrosanta". Quien creó la propiedad privada fue el egoísmo humano. La corrupción, el burocratismo, la discriminación, la desigualdad, la injusticia social y la explotación humana y ambiental, no son creaciones comunistas. El pecado original del Socialismo fue reproducir esos vicios que lo matan.

Staff (2022-09-25). Raúl Castro recibe en La Habana a primer ministro del Reino de Cambodia. cubadebate.cu El primer ministro del Reino de Cambodia, Samdech Techo Hun Sen, rememoró su visita a Cuba en 1999, momento en que recibió la Orden José Martí de manos del Líder Histórico de la Revolución Cubana, Fidel Castro Ruz. Asimismo, destacó la colaboración médica como un pilar en las relaciones desarrolladas a través de los años.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-25). LA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization. indybay.org Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers.

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…

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

Anonymous669 (2022-09-24). New Wave Of Russian Airstrikes Hit ISIS Terrorists In Central Syria. southfront.org Russian Su-25 attack aircraft take off from the Khmeimim airbase in Syria © Dmitriy Vinogradov / Sputnik | On September 24, a new wave of Russian airstrikes hit ISIS's areas of influence in Syria's central region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | The London-based monitoring group said that the airstrikes targeted hideouts of the terrorist group's cells in the outskirts of the town of Resafa in the southern Raqqa countryside. The human and material losses caused by the airstrikes remain unk…

Danny Haiphong (2022-09-24). A Final Word on 'MAGA Communism' and Social Conservatism. orinocotribune.com By Danny Haiphong — Sep 21, 2022 | Opportunism and foolishness have resulted in the latest example of US decline, the concept of "MAGA Communism." This absurdity is proof that a true socialist movement is badly needed. | A fashionable online trend has emerged that presumes social conservatism and "Make America Great Again" (MAGA), the Trump-inspired ideology, as sufficient responses to the liberal branding of the Democratic Party. Some have even called for a "MAGA" communist movement. The reasoning behind this is simple. MAGA inspired millions of mostly white workers to support Trump's anti-Free Trade, anti…

Asa Winstanley (2022-09-24). Labour officials laughed at death of member accused of anti-Semitism. electronicintifada.net Senior party officers shared fantasies about murdering Jeremy Corbyn.

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…

____ (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.

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…

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 . . . |

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…

_____ (2022-09-24). Frontier Strikes Get First Aid Kits Updated, Win Back Work. popularresistance.org "Safety first" is a principle you'll always hear on the job. And it's true—safety can save your life, if it's taken seriously. But if action isn't taken, it's just an empty phrase. | When my co-workers and I took action over safety in our workplace, we were retaliated against. This triggered the most useful tool that we have as workers: a strike. | A little background: 2,000 telecom workers from eight locals of the Communications Workers (CWA) at Frontier in California have been working without a contract since last September. We're fighting for our first non-concessionary contract in 17 years! | While barg…

_____ (2022-09-24). Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library Workers Move To Unionize. popularresistance.org Employees of Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library system have announced their intention to unionize, citing better pay, benefits for all, and greater employee input into working conditions as their chief motivations. Seeking voluntary recognition from Pratt leadership, Pratt Workers United hopes to join AFSCME Council 67, where workers from Walters Art Museum and Baltimore Museum of Art are also seeking representation. TRNN Editor-in-Chief Maximillian Alvarez interviews Pratt Workers United organizers Marti Dirscheri and Antoinette Wilson on the unionization campaign.

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…

Ricardo Vaz (2022-09-24). Venezuela: Human Rights Collective Criticizes 'Unreliable' UN Report. venezuelanalysis.com According to SURES, the high-profile accusations of human rights violations lack objectivity and impartiality.

Scorinoco (2022-09-24). ALBA-TCP Foreign Ministers Meet in New York (United Nations). orinocotribune.com The foreign ministers of the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America—People's Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) ratified their commitment to the defense of multilateralism when they met for the 12th Political Council held on Friday, September 23, in New York City, on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly. The foreign ministers agreed to increase cooperation, including multilateral cooperation, to assist the most vulnerable countries of the regional bloc. | An official statement released by ALBA-TCP declared that the bloc work with increased cooperation for "the s…

Arthur Parashar (2022-09-24). Now PayPal Cancels Account of Parents Group that Fought to Keep Schools Open During COVID as Well as the Free Speech Union, MPs Hear. globalresearch.ca

Ricardo Gomez (2022-09-24). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Schools Take Off. levernews.com Good things are happening! Schools are getting into energy in a big way, while the health care industry is feeling the heat for its investments in fossil fuels. Meanwhile, a young activist scored a big victory against Idaho's far right, while a major library just took a stand against banned books. Finally, unionization efforts are spreading, this time to Home Depot stores and a big metro newspaper.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, available below for supporting subscribers. | Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full story and get access to all paid po…

Staff (2022-09-24). Our decision is freedom:newsauthor">S of 30 Palestinian prisoners to launch hunger strike 25 September. samidoun.net Thirty Palestinian prisoners jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention have announced that they will launch an open hunger strike to bring an end to the practice on Sunday, 25 September. In a statement by the Prison Branch of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the prisoners going on hunger strike under …

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.

Staff (2022-09-24). IRGC attacks terrorists' positions in Iraqi Kurdistan (VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — News sources reported Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)'s artillery attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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 . . . |

Santa Cruz Homeless Union (2022-09-24). Friday 9/23: Benchlands Meeting. indybay.org Benchlands, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz…

Thedi Ziegler, Ann Moen, Wenqing Zhang, Nancy J Cox (2022-09-24). [Comment] Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System: 70 years of responding to the expected and preparing for the unexpected. thelancet.com When a cluster of respiratory viral infections occurs, early recognition by clinicians linked to a global network is essential for rapid identification of the causal pathogen and subsequent risk assessment and public health response. Crucial to this process are sentinel physician and hospital networks where samples are collected from patients with febrile respiratory infections; trained laboratory staff to identify the causative pathogen; and epidemiologists and public health staff to collect data and evaluate pathogen spread and disease severity in susceptible populations.

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…

Julia Conley (2022-09-24). US Progressives Express Solidarity With Iranian Protesters After Death of Mahsa Amini. commondreams.org "The right to choose belongs to us all, from hijabs to reproductive care," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

WSWS (2022-09-24). "My turn is to workers on the factory floor": Highlights from UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman's debate with the union bureaucracy. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site is publishing excerpts from the historic debate for UAW president, in which rank-and-file worker Will Lehman challenged the entire union apparatus.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-24). Iran's Revolutionary Guards Kick Off Operation Against Kurdish Insurgents In Northern Iraq (Video). southfront.org On September 24, Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) kicked off an operation against Kurdish Iranian insurgents in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. | In a brief statement, the guards' Ground Forces said that they are targeting the headquarters of "terrorist groups" in Kurdistan."Our operations, which are meant to provide lasting security, punish terrorist perpetrators and push the [Kurdistan] region's authorities to assume their responsibilities, will continue," the statement reads. | The IRGC we…

Staff (2022-09-24). IRGC commanders praise President's speech at UNGA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — A group of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commanders, in a letter, appreciated President Raeisi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly.

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 . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-24). Railroaders furious upon reading Biden-brokered, tentative agreement used to sabotage strike. wsws.org Railroaders told the WSWS that the SMART-TD agreement is worse than the Presidential Emergency Board recommendations, which were widely rejected by the rank-and-file.

WSWS (2022-09-24). Workers react to Will Lehman campaign after historic UAW presidential debate. wsws.org "I understand what Will is trying to say, the bureaucracy should be gone and there should be transparency."

Staff (2022-09-24). Autoridades cubanas impiden tráfico ilícito de fósil de pez cubano de 23 millones de años de antigàºedad. cubadebate.cu La labor de autoridades cubanas impidió la salida del país del fósil de un pez con unos 23 millones de años de antigàºedad, el día 8 último, trascendió en una conferencia sobre tráfico ilícito de bienes culturales durante el VII Taller de Museología y Sociedad. Se trata de un esqueleto fósil casi completo de pez actinopterigio, en buenas condiciones.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-24). Ministros de Defensas de Venezuela y Colombia se reúnen en la frontera. telesurtv.net Ambos ministros abordarán temas relacionados con la apertura de la frontera.

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 . . . |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-24). Corruption Case Against Cristina Fernández: A Badly Written Script from the Argentine Right Wing. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra García Sep 20, 2022 | Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, jsut a few days after surviving death by sheer good luck, is fighting with all her strength against a fictitious corruption case conceived and constructed by the right wing of her country. Hatred, political persecution and injustice took her to court this week, where she has been victorious so far. | On Monday, September 19, Fernández's lawyers started the presentation of their defense arguments in the "Roads Case" (Causa Vialidad), where they highlighted the absence of evidence against the former president and cur…

Staff (2022-09-24). Se mantiene el alto déficit en capacidad de generación: Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación de 828 MW en horario pico. cubadebate.cu Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2392 MW y una demanda máxima de 3150 MW, para un déficit de 758 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 828 MW en este horario.

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…

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 . . . |

Margie Mason, Robin McDowell (2022-09-23). Prison labor helped build U.S. capitalists' business empires. peoplesworld.org More than 1 years ago, a prison complex known as the Lone Rock stockade operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee. It was powered largely by African American men who had been arrested for minor offenses—like stealing a hog—if they committed any crime at all. Women and children, some as young as …

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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…

____ (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.

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 . . . |

Arthur Parashar (2022-09-24). Now PayPal Cancels Account of Parents Group that Fought to Keep Schools Open During COVID as Well as the Free Speech Union, MPs Hear. globalresearch.ca

Ricardo Gomez (2022-09-24). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Schools Take Off. levernews.com Good things are happening! Schools are getting into energy in a big way, while the health care industry is feeling the heat for its investments in fossil fuels. Meanwhile, a young activist scored a big victory against Idaho's far right, while a major library just took a stand against banned books. Finally, unionization efforts are spreading, this time to Home Depot stores and a big metro newspaper.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, available below for supporting subscribers. | Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full story and get access to all paid po…

Ricardo Vaz (2022-09-24). Venezuela: Human Rights Collective Criticizes 'Unreliable' UN Report. venezuelanalysis.com According to SURES, the high-profile accusations of human rights violations lack objectivity and impartiality.

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 . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-24). "My turn is to workers on the factory floor": Highlights from UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman's debate with the union bureaucracy. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site is publishing excerpts from the historic debate for UAW president, in which rank-and-file worker Will Lehman challenged the entire union apparatus.

Julia Conley (2022-09-24). US Progressives Express Solidarity With Iranian Protesters After Death of Mahsa Amini. commondreams.org "The right to choose belongs to us all, from hijabs to reproductive care," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Thedi Ziegler, Ann Moen, Wenqing Zhang, Nancy J Cox (2022-09-24). [Comment] Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System: 70 years of responding to the expected and preparing for the unexpected. thelancet.com When a cluster of respiratory viral infections occurs, early recognition by clinicians linked to a global network is essential for rapid identification of the causal pathogen and subsequent risk assessment and public health response. Crucial to this process are sentinel physician and hospital networks where samples are collected from patients with febrile respiratory infections; trained laboratory staff to identify the causative pathogen; and epidemiologists and public health staff to collect data and evaluate pathogen spread and disease severity in susceptible populations.

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-24). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

Climatize (2022-09-24). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2022-09-24). IRGC commanders praise President's speech at UNGA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) — A group of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commanders, in a letter, appreciated President Raeisi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly.

WSWS (2022-09-24). Railroaders furious upon reading Biden-brokered, tentative agreement used to sabotage strike. wsws.org Railroaders told the WSWS that the SMART-TD agreement is worse than the Presidential Emergency Board recommendations, which were widely rejected by the rank-and-file.

Wood Street Comrades (2022-09-24). Wood Street Community Faces Eviction. indybay.org In light of serial evictions, a self-organized community of unhoused and advocates at Wood Street in West Oakland have presented an elegant plan to build a tiny home community and resource center, however the City of Oakland and Caltrans have fallen short on collaborating or providing access to real resources.

Santa Cruz Homeless Union (2022-09-24). Friday 9/23: Benchlands Meeting. indybay.org Benchlands, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz…

WSWS (2022-09-24). Workers react to Will Lehman campaign after historic UAW presidential debate. wsws.org "I understand what Will is trying to say, the bureaucracy should be gone and there should be transparency."

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.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-24). Ministros de Defensas de Venezuela y Colombia se reúnen en la frontera. telesurtv.net Ambos ministros abordarán temas relacionados con la apertura de la frontera.

Staff (2022-09-24). Autoridades cubanas impiden tráfico ilícito de fósil de pez cubano de 23 millones de años de antigàºedad. cubadebate.cu La labor de autoridades cubanas impidió la salida del país del fósil de un pez con unos 23 millones de años de antigàºedad, el día 8 último, trascendió en una conferencia sobre tráfico ilícito de bienes culturales durante el VII Taller de Museología y Sociedad. Se trata de un esqueleto fósil casi completo de pez actinopterigio, en buenas condiciones.

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 . . . |

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-24). Corruption Case Against Cristina Fernández: A Badly Written Script from the Argentine Right Wing. orinocotribune.com By Alejandra García Sep 20, 2022 | Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, jsut a few days after surviving death by sheer good luck, is fighting with all her strength against a fictitious corruption case conceived and constructed by the right wing of her country. Hatred, political persecution and injustice took her to court this week, where she has been victorious so far. | On Monday, September 19, Fernández's lawyers started the presentation of their defense arguments in the "Roads Case" (Causa Vialidad), where they highlighted the absence of evidence against the former president and cur…

Staff (2022-09-24). Se mantiene el alto déficit en capacidad de generación: Unión Eléctrica estima una afectación de 828 MW en horario pico. cubadebate.cu Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2392 MW y una demanda máxima de 3150 MW, para un déficit de 758 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 828 MW en este horario.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-24). LA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization. indybay.org Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers.

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…

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…

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,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). Ukraine Targets Civilians for Retribution: Tens of Thousands of Residents of Kharkov Region May Become Victims of Kiev's "Justice" libya360.wordpress.com Vladislav Ugolny A woman on the street during the distribution of humanitarian aid by the Donbass branch of the Night Wolves motorcycle club in Rubezhnoye. © Sputnik / Valery Melnikov The Ukrainian offensive in Kharkov Region, launched earlier this month, led to Russia's armed forces losing control of a number of settlements. These include the towns…

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 …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-23). Ukrainian Army War Crimes Include Shelling of Ambulances, Firetrucks, and Rescue Workers in the Donbass Republics. libya360.wordpress.com Eva Bartlett Remnants of a Ukrainian-fired "Hurricane" MLRS missile on the grounds of a Donetsk Emergency Services station in a civilian area. [Source: Photo courtesy of Eva Bartlett] 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…

WSWS (2022-09-23). Ontario education support workers: Vote YES to strike! Build rank-and-file committees to defend public education and stop COVID! wsws.org A decisive vote for strike action must be made the starting point for the political mobilization of all education workers to defend public education, defeat the hard-right Ford government's austerity agenda, and secure inflation-busting wage and benefit increases.

The Socialist Program (2022-09-23). Ukraine War Escalates—And Nuclear War Threats Grow. liberationnews.org The Ukraine war is escalating—dramatically…

Yoselina Guevara (2022-09-23). President Vladimir Putin Signed Decree Awarding the Order of Friendship To Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faría. orinocotribune.com September 16, 2022—Through a message published on its social networks, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation informed on September 14 about the signing by President Vladimir Putin of the decree of the Order of Friendship with which the Chancellor of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Carlos Faría Tortosa will be decorated. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on the social network Twitter @mae_rusia: "Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to decorate the Chancellor of Venezuela @Fariacrt with the Order of Friendship for his great contribution to strengthening friendship and coo…

____ (2022-09-23). Xi extends greetings ahead of farmers' harvest festival. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has extended festive greetings and sincere regards on behalf of the CPC Central Committee to farmers and people working on agricultural and rural fronts ahead of the fifth Chinese farmers' harvest festival.

____ (2022-09-23). Decade-long efforts to safeguard cross-Strait peace and stability, promote China's reunification. ecns.cn The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core has effectively safeguarded peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and advanced the process toward the reunification of the motherland over the past decade.

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.

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 . . . |

Kevin Gosztola (2022-09-23). White House Says Migrants 'Fleeing Communism'—Plus, Toxic Lead In Chicago Water. thedissenter.org Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola had a limited amount of time for this week's episode. Rania was in New York to cover the UN General Assembly meeting, where a number of Latin American leaders condemned US imperialism. | Rania and Kevin talk a bit about some of the speeches and also respond to Biden Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre saying the migrants being flown by Republican governors to blue cities are "fleeing communism" in Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

_____ (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…

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…

Joseph Zimmer (2022-09-23). This Constitution Week Let's Stop Using Brands That Support Prison Slavery. commondreams.org An estimated $14 billion in wages are stolen every year from incarcerated workers across the country.

WSWS (2022-09-23). Vowing "pain," Federal Reserve pledges to slash workers' wages. wsws.org Behind the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's rhetoric about "fighting inflation" is a brutal class policy of using mass unemployment to drive down wages.

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.

Mark Taliano (2022-09-23). Washington's "Long War" Against Us All. marktaliano.net The West, led by Washington is leading a "long war" (1) against humanity. It is global. The war is even extending to local populations. Some call it internal colonialism, neoliberalism, eugenics (2). It is all three. The jabs kill and the "controllers" know it. In Syria and beyond the Western miitary -intelligence operations support the …

_____ (2022-09-23). The Commune Is The Supreme Expression Of Participatory Democracy. popularresistance.org There is a confrontation of models, a clash of two paradigms not only in Venezuela and in Latin America, but also worldwide. One of the questions in the debate is: who is the historical subject? For us, that is the question of who is it that activates, who lights up the field, who pushes changes forward. And when we reflect on this issue, which means thinking about our own practice, we guide our interpretation by the proposal that developed with Comandante Chavez. | Chavez developed a hypothesis after a process of maturing, after a rigorous analysis of the Venezuelan and continental realities, and after a reflect…

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). Washington Intensifies the Fight for Jordan. journal-neo.org The Arab world is actively under reconstruction due to the influence of tectonic political shifts not in favor of the United States, and after a decade of uprisings, upheavals, "revolutions," and civil wars, many of which were initiated by Washington. Turning away from US dictates, many Arab states today are trying to seize every opportunity …

_____ (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…

WSWS (2022-09-23). Former SMART-TD top official floats idea of forcing through sellout rail contract even if workers reject it. wsws.org Workers must take this as a serious warning that they must take matters into their own hands to countermand the unions' betrayal.

_____ (2022-09-23). The Commune is the Supreme Expression of Participatory Democracy: A Conversation with Anacaona Marin of El Panal Commune. popularresistance.org There is a confrontation of models, a clash of two paradigms not only in Venezuela and in Latin America, but also worldwide. One of the questions in the debate is: who is the historical subject? For us, that is the question of who is it that activates, who lights up the field, who pushes changes forward. And when we reflect on this issue, which means thinking about our own practice, we guide our interpretation by the proposal that developed with Comandante Chavez. | Chavez developed a hypothesis after a process of maturing, after a rigorous analysis of the Venezuelan and continental realities, and after a reflect…

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). Lula Reaches 49 Percent 9 Days Before the Brazilian Elections. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Brazil's Institute for Social, Political and Economic Research (IPESPE) published the results of its most recent voting intention poll, which was conducted from Sept. 19 to Sept. 21 with a sample of 2,000 field interviews nationwide. | RELATED: | It shows that the Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva has already reached 49 percent of citizen preferences and could easily exceed the percent of valid votes neede…

Infobrics (2022-09-23). Appeal Made for BRICS Friendship Cities. infobrics.org Amid the challenges to global peace and development, officials from BRICS countries called for boosting solidarity and cooperation among friendship cities and local governments to seek common growth…

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). Unity Will Enable Us to Strengthen Our Peoples: PM Golsalves. telesurenglish.net On Friday, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves rejected the U.S. sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba during the 22nd meeting of the Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America — Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP). | RELATED: | "At the Summit of the Americas many things were said… but so far we have not seen any change with regard to Venezuela and Cuba. The crim…

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…

TeleSUR (2022-09-23). ALBA-TCP To Analyze Current Challenges for Latin America. telesurenglish.net On Friday, the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) will analyze the most pressing issues that Latin America and the world face. | RELATED: | The 22nd Meeting of the Political Council of ALBA-TCP will be held in New York in the framework of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). | At the meeting they will analyze "the re…

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 . . . |

_____ (2022-09-23). Stop The Uberisation Of Royal Mail. popularresistance.org This morning, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) leadership met with Royal Mail Group's senior management. We hoped this meeting would begin resolving the ongoing industrial strife that has seen hundreds of thousands of employees take strike action against degrading real-terms pay cuts and the deterioration of workplace conditions. | However, they had other ideas. While we waited, managers began being briefed across the country about new plans for the 'modernisation' of the company. One of the company's CEOs, Simon Thompson, handed us two letters.

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). On eve of Brazil's election, Workers Party covers up collaboration in Bolsonaro's COVID-19 "herd immunity" policy. wsws.org The Workers Party's claim that it will "rebuild and transform" Brazil is directly refuted by the role it played in implementing the herd immunity policy in Brazil.

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…

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-09-23). Working-class tribune Barbara Ehrenreich exposed inequality and capitalism's positive thinking cult. peoplesworld.org The late Barbara Ehrenreich was best known for her 2001 bestseller Nickel and Dimed, which showed that hard-working people simply weren't making it in America. But Ehrenreich, who passed away this September at 81, made an equally great contribution to economic justice with her subsequent book, Bright-Sided. It argued that the cult of "positive thinking" was putting …

WSWS (2022-09-23). Canadian education workers speak out against reckless return to school after the abandonment of all COVID-19 public health measures. wsws.org Prior to the start of the school year, Ontario's chief medical officer Kieran Moore, in preparation for what he cynically termed "respiratory season," undemocratically declared that all public health measures in schools would be abandoned and that COVID would be treated like the flu.

Mark Niu (2022-09-23). Tech workers switch jobs to help fight climate change. america.cgtn.com Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers, especially those in tech, re-positioned their careers. A growing number are choosing to focus their efforts on one of the most pressing issues of our time — climate change.

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.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-23). Turkey Bombs PKK-Affiliated Yazidi Faction After Losing Another Soldier In Northern Iraq (Video). southfront.org On September 23, a series of Turkish airstrikes, which were reportedly carried out by combat drones, hit the town of Grauzer in Sinjar district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | In a statement, the Kurdistan Region's Directorate General of Counter Terrorism revealed that the airstrikes targeted a headquarters of the Sinjar Resistance Units, a Yazidi faction affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The security service said that the airstrikes on Grauzer resulted in "human an…

WSWS (2022-09-23). Deere workers: Form rank-and-file committees to fight for what workers need! wsws.org The strike by Deere workers last year was a courageous struggle which has inspired workers not just in the Midwest, but throughout the US and in other countries.

Margie Mason, Robin McDowell (2022-09-23). Prison labor helped build U.S. capitalists' business empires. peoplesworld.org More than 1 years ago, a prison complex known as the Lone Rock stockade operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee. It was powered largely by African American men who had been arrested for minor offenses—like stealing a hog—if they committed any crime at all. Women and children, some as young as …

WSWS (2022-09-23). Arriva London North bus drivers to strike indefinitely from October as Unite prevents city-wide pay fight. wsws.org The role of the Unite leader Sharon Graham as British capitalism's chief industrial fire fighter is coming into sharp focus.

Richard Heinberg (2022-09-23). What You Need to Know About the Energy Crisis. commondreams.org Every discussion about energy should begin or end with a reminder that building a global industrial economy on the basis of ever-increasing rates of extracting and burning finite fossil fuel resources, with polluting byproducts, was and is utterly insane.

WSWS (2022-09-23). New Zealand government promotes complacency about COVID-19. wsws.org After removing nearly all mask mandates and other public health measures, the Labour Party-led government is scrapping regular COVID press briefings, as it seeks to normalise mass infection and death.

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[…

Staff (2022-09-23). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectación de 1 133 MW en el pico nocturno por déficit en capacidad de generación. cubadebate.cu Para el horario pico, se pronostica la utilización de 110 MW en motores diésel. Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2 187 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 250 MW, para un déficit de 1 063 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 1 133 MW en este horario.

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). 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 . . . |

Asa Winstanley (2022-09-22). New bombshell film exposes Israel lobby role in UK Labour Party. electronicintifada.net Al Jazeera obtains huge leak of internal documents revealing dirty tricks.

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…

Staff (2022-09-22). Cuban FM Addresses Non-aligned Movement at the UNGA 77. telesurenglish.net During a NAM Ministerial meeting on post-pandemic recovery, within the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, the head of Cuban diplomacy urged to act with unity, cohesion, creativity, and solidarity in defense of collective interests. | Cuba called for action with unity, cohesion, creativity and solidarity, in defense of collective interests at the NAM Ministerial Meeting on global post-pandemic recovery.

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…

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…

Atilio A. Boron (2022-09-22). La "neocolonización" de la Argentina. globalizacion.ca En los últimos tiempos la Argentina ha acelerado su deslizamiento hacia una condición neocolonial. Si hubiera que marcar un hito de este proceso diríamos que esta tendencia irrumpe con fuerza durante la dictadura cívico-militar con el estallido de la crisis…

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2022-09-23: News Headlines

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 …

Yoselina Guevara (2022-09-23). President Vladimir Putin Signed Decree Awarding the Order of Friendship To Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faría. orinocotribune.com September 16, 2022—Through a message published on its social networks, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation informed on September 14 about the signing by President Vladimir Putin of the decree of the Order of Friendship with which the Chancellor of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Carlos Faría Tortosa will be decorated. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on the social network Twitter @mae_rusia: "Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to decorate the Chancellor of Venezuela @Fariacrt with the Order of Friendship for his great contribution to strengthening friendship and coo…

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.

____ (2022-09-23). Decade-long efforts to safeguard cross-Strait peace and stability, promote China's reunification. ecns.cn The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core has effectively safeguarded peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and advanced the process toward the reunification of the motherland over the past decade.

____ (2022-09-23). Xi extends greetings ahead of farmers' harvest festival. ecns.cn Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has extended festive greetings and sincere regards on behalf of the CPC Central Committee to farmers and people working on agricultural and rural fronts ahead of the fifth Chinese farmers' harvest festival.

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 . . . |

Joseph Zimmer (2022-09-23). This Constitution Week Let's Stop Using Brands That Support Prison Slavery. commondreams.org An estimated $14 billion in wages are stolen every year from incarcerated workers across the country.

Jake Johnson (2022-09-23). Koch Network Showers Fascist Election Deniers With Campaign Cash Ahead of Midterms. commondreams.org "His choice is not unlike the choices that most German industrialists made in the Weimar Republic," one critic said of billionaire Charles Koch.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-23). Liz Truss and Britain's 0.17% "Democracy" (Monocracy). southfront.org "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." John F. Kennedy. | Written by With another unelected Prime Minister continuing the Conservative Party's forty-year destruction of the British family- sans the rich- and hyperinflation looming above a long predicted economic depression, let us examine the day's headline on the ascent of Liz Truss."After a drawn-out contest, the country's…

WSWS (2022-09-23). Vowing "pain," Federal Reserve pledges to slash workers' wages. wsws.org Behind the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's rhetoric about "fighting inflation" is a brutal class policy of using mass unemployment to drive down wages.

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 . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-23). Former SMART-TD top official floats idea of forcing through sellout rail contract even if workers reject it. wsws.org Workers must take this as a serious warning that they must take matters into their own hands to countermand the unions' betrayal.

_____ (2022-09-23). The Commune is the Supreme Expression of Participatory Democracy: A Conversation with Anacaona Marin of El Panal Commune. popularresistance.org There is a confrontation of models, a clash of two paradigms not only in Venezuela and in Latin America, but also worldwide. One of the questions in the debate is: who is the historical subject? For us, that is the question of who is it that activates, who lights up the field, who pushes changes forward. And when we reflect on this issue, which means thinking about our own practice, we guide our interpretation by the proposal that developed with Comandante Chavez. | Chavez developed a hypothesis after a process of maturing, after a rigorous analysis of the Venezuelan and continental realities, and after a reflect…

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.

Infobrics (2022-09-23). Appeal Made for BRICS Friendship Cities. infobrics.org Amid the challenges to global peace and development, officials from BRICS countries called for boosting solidarity and cooperation among friendship cities and local governments to seek common growth…

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 . . . |

Anonymous103 (2022-09-23). US Bombs Somalia, Says 27 al-Shabaab Fighters Killed, Hiding Civilian Casualties. southfront.org The US has been bombing Somalia more frequently since Biden ordered the deployment of more troops to the country in May | Originally published by The US launched an airstrike in Somalia on September 18,

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 . . . |

_____ (2022-09-23). Stop the Uberisation of Royal Mail. popularresistance.org This morning, the Communication Workers Union (CWU) leadership met with Royal Mail Group's senior management. We hoped this meeting would begin resolving the ongoing industrial strife that has seen hundreds of thousands of employees take strike action against degrading real-terms pay cuts and the deterioration of workplace conditions. | However, they had other ideas. While we waited, managers began being briefed across the country about new plans for the 'modernisation' of the company. One of the company's CEOs, Simon Thompson, handed us two letters.

Richard Heinberg (2022-09-23). What You Need to Know About the Energy Crisis. commondreams.org Every discussion about energy should begin or end with a reminder that building a global industrial economy on the basis of ever-increasing rates of extracting and burning finite fossil fuel resources, with polluting byproducts, was and is utterly insane.

WSWS (2022-09-23). On eve of Brazil's election, Workers Party covers up collaboration in Bolsonaro's COVID-19 "herd immunity" policy. wsws.org The Workers Party's claim that it will "rebuild and transform" Brazil is directly refuted by the role it played in implementing the herd immunity policy in Brazil.

Wood Street Comrades (2022-09-23). Wood Street Community Faces Eviction. indybay.org In light of serial evictions, a self-organized community of unhoused and advocates at Wood Street in West Oakland have presented an elegant plan to build a tiny home community and resource center, however the City of Oakland and Caltrans have fallen short on collaborating or providing access to real resources.

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.

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-23). Beyond Oil & Gas Alliance urged to deliver on real climate leadership during Climate Week. indybay.org During Climate Week NYC, after a high level event organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. While CA had major laws passed this session, worldwide BOGA should do more to make the change we need to save the planet.

Santa Cruz Homeless Union (2022-09-23). Friday 9/23: Benchlands Meeting. indybay.org Benchlands, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz…

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). Deere workers: Form rank-and-file committees to fight for what workers need! wsws.org The strike by Deere workers last year was a courageous struggle which has inspired workers not just in the Midwest, but throughout the US and in other countries.

Margie Mason, Robin McDowell (2022-09-23). Prison labor helped build U.S. capitalists' business empires. peoplesworld.org More than 1 years ago, a prison complex known as the Lone Rock stockade operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee. It was powered largely by African American men who had been arrested for minor offenses—like stealing a hog—if they committed any crime at all. Women and children, some as young as …

Sonali Kolhatkar (2022-09-23). Working-class tribune Barbara Ehrenreich exposed inequality and capitalism's positive thinking cult. peoplesworld.org The late Barbara Ehrenreich was best known for her 2001 bestseller Nickel and Dimed, which showed that hard-working people simply weren't making it in America. But Ehrenreich, who passed away this September at 81, made an equally great contribution to economic justice with her subsequent book, Bright-Sided. It argued that the cult of "positive thinking" was putting …

Chris Slee (2022-09-23). Voices from immigration detention hell call for MITA to be closed. greenleft.org.au "MITA is worse than jail. People are losing their minds," Joey Tangaloa Taualii, a prisoner in Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation told a Refugee Action Collective forum. Chris Slee reports.

WSWS (2022-09-23). New Zealand government promotes complacency about COVID-19. wsws.org After removing nearly all mask mandates and other public health measures, the Labour Party-led government is scrapping regular COVID press briefings, as it seeks to normalise mass infection and death.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-23). Turkey Bombs PKK-Affiliated Yazidi Faction After Losing Another Soldier In Northern Iraq (Video). southfront.org On September 23, a series of Turkish airstrikes, which were reportedly carried out by combat drones, hit the town of Grauzer in Sinjar district in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | In a statement, the Kurdistan Region's Directorate General of Counter Terrorism revealed that the airstrikes targeted a headquarters of the Sinjar Resistance Units, a Yazidi faction affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The security service said that the airstrikes on Grauzer resulted in "human an…

Climatize (2022-09-23). Friday 9/30: Climatize Equity Summit. indybay.org 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2022-09-23). Unión Eléctrica pronostica afectación de 1 133 MW en el pico nocturno por déficit en capacidad de generación. cubadebate.cu Para el horario pico, se pronostica la utilización de 110 MW en motores diésel. Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2 187 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 250 MW, para un déficit de 1 063 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 1 133 MW en este horario.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-23). LA Protest Shuts Down FCMAT Meeting:Protesters Say Stop Closures, Charters/Privatization. indybay.org Community activists, kids and public education supporters protested at the LA meeting of FCMAT. They spoke out and shut it down when the FCMAT refused to provide answers.

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-22). EU May Not Find Consensus on New Russia Sanctions. news.antiwar.com The European Union's leadership wants to issue new sanctions against Russia in response to planned referendums on joining Russia that will be held in Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine. | But the EU has struggled On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrel said the bloc would work quickly to impose new sanctions, alt…

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…

Staff (2022-09-22). Pope Francis: Humanity is globalized, but poverty, injustice and inequality remain. en.cubadebate.cu The great recession of 2007, public debt, covid, the Ukraine war, global threats. And meanwhile: "cruel" conflicts throughout the world, the explosion of migrations, climate change, endemic poverty because, during these years, "while some men and women improved their daily lives, another part suffered unscrupulous elections, becoming the main victims of a kind of counter-development". It is a stark analysis, as stark as the reality that the world has been forced to face in the last fifteen years, that of Pope Francis in his speech to Deloitte Global.

WSWS (2022-09-22). America's "New World Order"— The historical and social roots of US plans for war with Russia and China. wsws.org The following is a report given by Andre Damon to the Seventh Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (US) in support of the resolution titled "Mobilize the working class against imperialist war!"

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…

Fvorinoco (2022-09-22). Venezuela and China's Foreign Ministers Meet in NYC (United Nations). orinocotribune.com Foreign Minister Faría met with his Chinese counterpart and greeted the presidents of Bolivia, Peru, and Argentina at the UN General Assembly | Continuing with the agenda of Bolivarian peaceful diplomacy at the UN, Carlos Faría, the minister of foreign affairs of Venezuela, held a working meeting with the state councilor and foreign minister of China, Wang Yi, in which they reviewed the agenda of cooperation between both nations. | During the meeting, held this Tuesday at the 77th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, Faría thanked the representative of China for the support provided…

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…

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 . . . |

____ (2022-09-22). China's UN envoy rejects accusations over abuse of ethnic minorities. ecns.cn A Chinese envoy on Wednesday rejected accusations by the United States, Britain and the European Union that China commits human rights abuses against its ethnic minorities.

_____ (2022-09-22). Statement Condemns 'Assessment Of Human Rights Concerns' In China. popularresistance.org We strongly condemn the publication by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of its Assessment of human rights concerns in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. In the words of former OHCHR lawyer and human rights expert Alfred de Zayas, this document "should be discarded as propagandistic, biased and methodologically flawed." | Based on substandard research methods and biased sources, the Assessment is completely lacking in credibility. It treats arms of the military-industrial complex, such as the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), along with professional a…

WorkWeek (2022-09-22). WorkWeek Google Tech Workers Fight Apartheid, Clean Water & Union Busting In Mississippi. indybay.org WorkWeek covers Google Tech Workers Fighting Apartheid, Clean Water & Union Busting In Mississippi andThe US, CIA, AFL-CIO, AIFLD &The 1973 Chilean Coup With Professor Ruth Needleman…

Asa Winstanley (2022-09-22). New bombshell film exposes Israel lobby role in UK Labour Party. electronicintifada.net Al Jazeera obtains huge leak of internal documents revealing dirty tricks.

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…

Stan Cox (2022-09-22). War Spending Like This as the Climate Emergency Grows Is a Global Nightmare. commondreams.org The military-industrial complex and Earth-killing capitalism only seem to grow ever mightier.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-22). New Wave Of Turkish Airstrikes Hit SDF Positions In Northern Syria (Video). southfront.org On September 22, a new wave of Turkish airstrikes hit areas held by the Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria's northern region. | At least four airstrikes targeted positions of the Kurdish-led group in the outskirts of the town of Maraanaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo. The Hawar news agency reported that the airstrikes resulted in some material losses, without elaborating. | The airstrikes were a response to an indirect fire attack that targeted a Turkish military b…

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-22). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America Panel Discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

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…

_____ (2022-09-22). Why Aren't Workers At Unions Eligible For Public Service Loan Forgiveness? popularresistance.org In 2007, the Bush-era Congress created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, also known as 20 USC 1087e (m)(1). The premise of the program was simple: student loan borrowers who made their payments would have any remaining educational debts forgiven after 10 years of public service. | Through PSLF, lawmakers and advocates intended to make public service a viable option for more borrowers, including graduates carrying large student loan balances. Unfortunately, this intention has not been realized for most borrowers or PSLF participants. Rife with exclusions and plagued by a history of poor communica…

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…

Staff (2022-09-22). Cuban FM Addresses Non-aligned Movement at the UNGA 77. telesurenglish.net During a NAM Ministerial meeting on post-pandemic recovery, within the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, the head of Cuban diplomacy urged to act with unity, cohesion, creativity, and solidarity in defense of collective interests. | Cuba called for action with unity, cohesion, creativity and solidarity, in defense of collective interests at the NAM Ministerial Meeting on global post-pandemic recovery.

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Brazil Can't Stand 4 More Years of Bolsonaro, Reale Junior Says. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Workers' Party presidential candidate Lula da Silva received the endorsement of a conservative politician that surprised Brazilian opinion leaders. | RELATED: | "Brazil cannot stand four more years of Bolsonaro," said jurist Miguel Reale Junior, who promoted the political trial against the leftist President Dilma Rousseff in 2015. | The former Justice Minister said that he will vote for Lula da Silva in…

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 . . . |

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…

_____ (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…

_____ (2022-09-22). Home Depot Workers Form Independent Union. popularresistance.org Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – On September 19, workers filed a petition to organize a union among 276 workers at a Home Depot in northeast Philadelphia. If successful, the independent union would be the first at the home repair chain, the fifth-largest private employer in the U.S with 500,000 employees. | Vince Quiles, who's worked at the store for five years, says the union effort gathered over 100 signatures for an election in just five weeks. | At the beginning of the pandemic, Quiles was promoted to supervisor in the plumbing department. Plumbing is the highest-volume section of the store, with around 6,000 sa…

TeleSUR (2022-09-22). Brazil's Ex-President Henrique Cardoso Hints at Supporting Lula. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1995-2002) hinted at supporting Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva in the October 2 elections. | RELATED: | Although Cardoso did not explicitly quote the leftist leader in a note posted on social networks, he did speak out in defense of Lula's government proposal, which is radically opposed to President Jair Bolsonaro's neoliberal project. | "

_____ (2022-09-22). Case New Holland Workers' Strike Enters Fifth Month, Negotiations Stall. popularresistance.org Racine, Wisconsin – Back in July, I took a weekend trip to Burlington, Iowa, to visit manufacturing workers at Case New Holland (CNH Industrial), who, along with their coworkers at another plant in Racine, Wisconsin, have been on strike since May 2. When I arrived, the early shift of picketers stood jovially together under the hot morning sun. Even at 10AM, the temperature was already a blistering 86 degrees, with humidity high enough that it made your clothes damp to the touch. The picketers didn't seem to mind as they made their way slowly past the entrance to the Case New Holland plant, holding up a line of em…

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). 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…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-22). Houthis Unveil New Missiles, Drones & Boats During Large Parade In Yemen's Sanaa. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On September 21, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) unveiled several new weapon systems during a large military parade that was held in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. | The military parade was organized to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the Houthis takeover in Yemen, which the group refers to as the "September 21 Revolution". The parade was attended by senior leaders of the Houthis and their allies, including the chairman of the group's Supreme Political Council Mahdi al-Ma…

Eric A. Gordon (2022-09-22). The Portuguese Communists' Avante Festival is a party like no other. peoplesworld.org ATALAIA-AMORA-SEIXAL, Portugal—"Nà£o há festa como esta!" proclaim the slogans and t-shirts here. "There's no festival like this one!" It takes herculean effort to put on a show like this, and a slew of Communist Party volunteers from all parts of Portugal do most of the work. Organization Back in 1965, when the Portuguese Communist Party …

WSWS (2022-09-22). Lessons of the 2022 Seattle teachers strike. wsws.org While the tentative agreementhas been ratified, the fight by Seattle teachers is far from over. The full consequences of the deal that was forced on them by their union have yet to be felt, and educators will respond.

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 . . . |

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…

Deweylaura (2022-09-22). Stop using migrants as pawns in your racist games! cpusa.org The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) strongly condemns the interstate transfer of migrants seeking asylum. For the past several months, anti-immigration Republican governors have been sending migrants, through deceit and coercion, to northern states and Washington, D.C. They are cruelly using human beings as pawns to score political points. This is being carried out by …

Staff (2022-09-22). Rezvan missile 8 times higher speed than speed of sound. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) — Rezvan ballistic missile is capable of entering the atmosphere at a speed that is eight times higher than the speed of sound, the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Thursday.

Press Associates (2022-09-22). N.Y. Times workers rebel vs. bosses' return-to-office order. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK —A majority of workers at The New York Times are rebelling against management's mandate to return to the office despite the continuing, but at a lower level, coronavirus pandemic. They say they have worked, and can work, just as well from home, and that health and safety is a mandatory subject for bargaining …

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). French auto workers at Hourdain Stellantis plant on wildcat strike. wsws.org Stellantis workers at Hordain revolted against rapidly deteriorating economic conditions in France and across Europe and the treacherous role of pro-company union officials.

WSWS (2022-09-22). French auto workers at Hordain Stellantis plant on wildcat strike. wsws.org Stellantis workers at Hordain revolted against rapidly deteriorating economic conditions in France and across Europe and the treacherous role of pro-company union officials.

Families United For Equity (2022-09-22). Monday 9/19: DDS / Regional Center Protest. indybay.org Department of Developmental Services (DDS) | 1215 O Street | Sacramento, Ca…

WSWS (2022-09-22). Why I joined the Ontario Education Workers Rank-and-File Committee: Dispatches from a public school teacher. wsws.org "Knowing that there were already rank-and-file committees established across communities in Canada, the US and Europe, I felt that there was a place for workers like me who have felt abandoned and disheartened by their unions."

WSWS (2022-09-22). The Forgiven: The accidental death of "a nobody" wsws.org The 2021 film concerns the consequences of a wealthy couple, on the verge of divorce, accidentally hitting and killing a young boy, while driving to a party in the Moroccan desert.

UFCLP (2022-09-22). Saturday 10/1: Press Conf Keep Laguna Honda OPEN! Discharges = Deaths Say Labor, Community & Families. indybay.org Laguna Honda Hospital | (entrance in front of old building) | 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. | San Franciscco…

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…

WSWS (2022-09-22). Greek riot police attack students and education workers protesting universities clampdown. wsws.org Students and education workers were protesting the introduction of a new campus police force—the University Institutions Protection Teams (OPPI). The OPPI were set up by the conservative New Democracy (ND) government to patrol university campuses.

Atilio A. Boron (2022-09-22). La "neocolonización" de la Argentina. globalizacion.ca En los últimos tiempos la Argentina ha acelerado su deslizamiento hacia una condición neocolonial. Si hubiera que marcar un hito de este proceso diríamos que esta tendencia irrumpe con fuerza durante la dictadura cívico-militar con el estallido de la crisis…

TeleSUR, ysm, JCM (2022-09-22). Argentina elimina uso obligatorio de mascarillas. telesurtv.net El uso del barbijo será optativo, pero se insta a llevarlo en centros laborales, educativos y el transporte público.

Staff (2022-09-21). Russia at war with collective West rather than Ukraine: MoD. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that Russia was at war with the collective West rather than Ukraine.

Prof. James Petras (2022-09-21). How Billionaires Become Billionaires. globalresearch.ca America has the greatest inequalities, highest mortality rate, most regressive taxes, and largest public subsidies for bankers and billionaires of any developed capitalist country. One of the most likely sources of billionaire wealth is through tax evasion in all of its guises and forms.

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…

Contributing Writers (2022-09-21). BBC Collaborates with Facebook to Purge Vaccine-Injured Groups Online/ Peter Gabriel MD. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: www.trialsitenews.com/a/bbc-collaborates-with-facebook-to-purge-vaccine-injured-groups-online-f05740be A major media member of the Trusted News Initiative (TNI) has warned a primary tech member about vaccine injury groups gaming the system to avoid algorithm detection and thus scrutiny. In what could be described as a dangerous move, the BBC collaborates with Facebook to shut down vaccine injury support groups …

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 …

Dana Alhasan, Alex Trejo (2022-09-21). Planet Fitness workers strike: "Stand up, speak out, fight back" liberationnews.org After the workers walked out, Planet Fitness was forced to recognize the workers' value and began to meet their demands.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-21). Murder on Embassy Row—46 Years On: Remembering the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt. covertactionmagazine.com [This article continues CAM's series on political assassinations.—Editors] On the morning of September 21, 1976, a car bomb took the lives of Orlando Letelier, Minister of Foreign Relations and Ambassador to the U.S. under Chile's socialist president Salvador Allende (1970-1973), and Ronni Karpen Moffitt, a 25-year-old fundraiser for the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a …

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