2022-09-22: News Headlines

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!"

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

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

____ (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.

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

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…

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…

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…

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 . . . |

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…

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). 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."

Santa Cruz Homeless Union (2022-09-22). Friday 9/23: Benchlands Meeting. indybay.org Benchlands, San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz…

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). 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.

Peter Boyle (2022-09-22). 'Katips': Musical drama a reminder of the dark days of the Marcos dictatorship. greenleft.org.au Peter Boyle speaks to human rights activist Mariza Sollano about a new film portraying the lives and tribulations of student activists during martial law in the Philippines (1972‚Äí81), which will be screening around the country in October.

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 . . . |

Ramon du Houx (2022-09-22). 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.

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.

Markela Panegyres (2022-09-22). USyd NTEU members vote for a member-led union. greenleft.org.au Progressive, grassroots activism was the winner in tightly contested elections for the NTEU Branch Committee and National Council elections at the University of Sydney. Markela Panegyres reports.

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.

Steve O'Brien (2022-09-22). NSW NTEU strikes for pay and conditions. greenleft.org.au National Tertiary Education Union members went on strike at the University of Newcastle and UTS for job security, manageable workloads, fair pay and for casuals to be given permanent contracts. Steve O'Brien and Kerry Smith report.

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…

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Podemos backs Madrid's commitment to NATO war on Russia. wsws.org Podemos' aggressive support for NATO's war in Ukraine against Russia, amid mounting working class anger at inflation and war, exposes it as a reactionary petty-bourgeois militarist party.

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

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-09-21). CovertAction Bulletin: Whistleblower Exposes Apple's Toxic Waste Cover-up, Secret Police Intimidation & Government Ties. covertactionmagazine.com Apple, Inc. spends billions on projecting a clean, fun and progressive image, even claiming on its website that "the products you love also love the planet." But the reality is very different. Whistleblower Ashley Gjà∏vik worked at Apple's Sunnyvale, CA office. After she discovered that the office was built on top of an EPA superfund site known as the "Triple Site," Gjà∏vik was silenced and attacked by the company for trying to ensure the safety of herself, her co-workers and community. We spend our entire episode discussing the case, exposing Apple's environmental cover-up, the internal "secret police"

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.

Staff (2022-09-21). Sacred Defense proved resistance only way to protect country. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah said that the Sacred Defense proved the fact that protecting the country and achieving deterrence can be achieved through resistance, not surrender.

The Socialist Program (2022-09-21). Inflation Crisis & the March Towards Recession. liberationnews.org The capitalist class remains determined to drive the economy off a cliff to eviscerate workers' living standards and bargaining power.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-21). AFL-CIO panel: Blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—With the Federal Reserve Board poised to "fight inflation" by raising prime interest rates again—driving up the interest costs consumers pay on everything from credit cards to kids' college loans—AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and a panel of pro-worker economists warned policymakers to blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. "Today's inflation really is rooted in …

WSWS (2022-09-21). Key question from today's policy meeting: Where the US Fed is heading? wsws.org The phrase "fighting inflation" is essentially a cover for the Fed's real agenda which is the suppression of wage claims being advance by workers to try to compensate for the biggest price hikes in four decades by contracting the economy and driving up unemployment.

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

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…

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

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

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 …

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

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

Staff (2022-09-21). Video: "Exposing Israel's Assassination Policy" event in Vancouver. samidoun.net On Sunday, 28 August, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in Vancouver organized an event on the Israeli assassination policy in Palestine historically and at present. From the August assassinations of Tayseer al-Jabari and Khaled Mansour in the Unity of the Fields battle in Gaza to the historical assassinations of Abu Ali Mustafa and Naji al-Ali …

_____ (2022-09-21). United Nations Women And Blackrock. popularresistance.org An open letter signed by 700-plus feminist groups and activists sent on Aug. 8 to UN Women, protesting a recently announced partnership between the agency and BlackRock, a United States-based hedge fund, resulted in the cancellation of the arrangement. | The letter pointed out that BlackRock personifies "crisis-prone speculation-based capitalism" and that the May 25 joint press releases announcing the partnership by both parties offered no useful or explicit details on what it would accomplish. | Such vagueness, the letter writers contended, could give UN Women the appearance of "pinkwashing" BlackRock, since the…

Andrew Perez (2022-09-21). How Democrats Could Actually End Dark Money. levernews.com

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

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 …

Scorinoco (2022-09-21). Venezuela Offers 5 Million Hectares for Agricultural Investment from Iran. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Agriculture Minister Wilmar Castro Soteldo said that Caracas has offered at least 5 million hectares of land following agricultural investment agreements with producers from Iran and other countries. | He made the remarks on September 12 at a presentation ahead of the Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Industrial and Technological Expo Fair, which was held in Caracas during September 14-18. | "We are making available 5 to 7 million hectares [of land] that our country has to develop to reach 30 million cultivable hectares," the minister said. | He added that Venezuela is offering the farmlands to foreign produc…

Liberation Staff (2022-09-21). Northeastern University dining hall workers win "life changing" gains in new contract. liberationnews.org The dining workers joined UNITE HERE Local 26 in 2012, and they have since won three contracts, each better than the last. By the end of this new contract, the cooks, servers, dishwashers, baristas, and cashiers at NEU will have seen their pay triple in that time.

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.

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

Shannon Kelleher (2022-09-21). Pesticides Plague Californians Farm Workers, New Study Shows. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-09-21). Finally We Have A Global Registry Of Fossil Fuels. popularresistance.org New data published today shows that producing and combusting the world's reserves would yield over 3.5 trillion tons of greenhouse gas emissions, over seven times the remaining carbon budget for 1.5C and more than all emissions produced since the industrial revolution. | The finding comes from the Global Registry of Fossil Fuels, launched today by Carbon Tracker and Global Energy Monitor. | To date, climate change policy efforts have focussed on reducing demand and consumption of oil, gas and coal, but ignored the supply of those fuels. The Paris Agreement, for example, does not even mention fossil fuels, despite…

_____ (2022-09-21). FBI spied on and harassed Black revolutionary who was killed and set on fire. popularresistance.org The FBI harassed Black revolutionary Darren Seals and compiled a 900-page report on his organizing against racism and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri, birthplace of the Black Lives Matter movement. | Seals was shot to death in 2016, then set on fire in his car in an unsolved murder.

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 …

TeleSUR (2022-09-21). Brussels, Scene of Mass Demonstration on Cost-of-Living Crisis. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Belgian capital was the scene of a massive rally of over 10 000 demonstrators who took to the streets to protest the price hikes. | Representatives of trade unions during protest for better wages and against rising energy prices in Brussels, Belgium, 21 September 2022. Organizers are expecting up to 10,000 representatives in the streets of Brussels.

Staff (2022-09-21). Thirty Palestinian prisoners announce plans for hunger strike to #EndAdministrativeDetention. samidoun.net Thirty Palestinian prisoners jailed without charge or trial under administrative detention have announced they will launch a hunger strike on 25 September 2022. The strike, under the slogan, "Our decision is freedom…our strike is freedom," will demand an end to imprisonment without charge or trial. There are currently over 740 Palestinian prisoners jailed under administrative …

_____ (2022-09-21). UN Women & Blackrock. popularresistance.org An open letter signed by 700-plus feminist groups and activists sent on Aug. 8 to UN Women, protesting a recently announced partnership between the agency and BlackRock, a United States-based hedge fund, resulted in the cancellation of the arrangement. | The letter pointed out that BlackRock personifies "crisis-prone speculation-based capitalism" and that the May 25 joint press releases announcing the partnership by both parties offered no useful or explicit details on what it would accomplish. | Such vagueness, the letter writers contended, could give UN Women the appearance of "pinkwashing" BlackRock, since the…

_____ (2022-09-21). ManiFiesta 2022 Ends With A Call To Change The World As We Want It. popularresistance.org The ManiFiesta 2022 festival, organized at the Wellington racetrack in the Belgian city of Ostend from September 17-18, concluded with a resolve to mobilize for alternatives for the future. The 12th edition of ManiFiesta was organized by the Solidarity magazine and Medicine For the People (MPLP). Over 14,000 people participated. Around 160 events including political discussions, speeches, debates, book fairs, exhibitions, a food festival, and 35 concerts were organized as part of the festival. | Raoul Hedebouw, president of the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA), Bolivian Vice-President David Choquehuanca, Chris…

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

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

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

_____ (2022-09-21). FBI Spied On And Harassed Black Revolutionary Who Was Killed. popularresistance.org Seals was shot to death in 2016, then set on fire in his car in an unsolved murder. | Local St. Louis media outlet the Riverfront Times obtained a declassified copy of the more than 900-page FBI report on Seals. | The FBI fully redacted approximately 860 of the pages, and partially redacted parts of the remaining roughly 45 pages. | In the report, the FBI called Seals "a self-described revolutionary who has espoused somewhat militant rhetoric and has access to weapons." | The Riverfront Times article shows how the FBI used local police to harass Seals. | In June 2016, the activist was "investigatively detained" b…

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

The Socialist Program (2022-09-21). How the Ultra-Right Intends to Take & Consolidate Political Power. liberationnews.org The right wing of the U.S. ruling class, using the Supreme Court and other undemocratic institutions, has begun eviscerating hard-fought economic, social, and political rights that have been achieved in past decades.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemeni army display new domestically-made missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — On the occasion of the anniversary of the September 21, 2014 revolution, the Yemeni army flexed its muscles to the Saudi aggressing coalition by unveiling new missiles.

Brett Wilkins (2022-09-21). After 64-Day Strike, Boston Starbucks Workers Declare Victory. commondreams.org "When workers join together, they can accomplish anything."

WSWS (2022-09-21). Australia: Rail union cancels plan to turn off fare collection machines. wsws.org The Rail, Tram and Bus Union is forcing New South Wales rail workers to vote again on whether to proceed with the token "action," amid renewed threats from the state government.

WSWS (2022-09-21). The White House intervention to block rail strike and the political issues confronting railroad workers. wsws.org When a movement of the working class gets underway, there will be Hell to pay, and the sweep of that movement could assume revolutionary dimensions. With the help of the unions, they are determined to prevent, or at least to delay, this as long as possible.

____ (2022-09-21). NASA's InSight lander detects craters on Mars. ecns.cn Photo released by NASA on Sept. 20, 2022 shows a meteor strike formed the large blue crater on Mars. These craters were formed by a meteoroid impact on Mars on September 5, 2021, the first to be detected by NASA's InSight.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Liverpool dockers launch two-week strike with Felixstowe to follow. wsws.org The combined action by dock workers at both ports has the capacity to shut down 60 percent of all UK container traffic.

Staff (2022-09-21). 11 schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike: UNICEF. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

WSWS (2022-09-21). On fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican workers denounce lack of response to new flooding. wsws.org Five years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Fiona, leaving millions without power or potable water once again.

____ (2022-09-21). Iraqi fighter jets launch airstrikes on ISIL positions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Wednesday announced the successful airstrikes of Iraqi fighter jets on ISIL Takfiri positions in Hamreen mountain range.

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

WSWS (2022-09-21). Demand immediate strike action at Michigan Medicine. wsws.org The rally and protest at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting on Thursday is the latest diversion by the MNA-UMPNC aimed at preventing Michigan Medicine nurses from uniting with other sections of the working class to fight intolerable conditions at the hospital in Ann Arbor.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Unions sabotage struggle against 3,600 layoffs at Mercedes in Brazil. wsws.org Silva's statements that one must accept the massive layoffs or face "the worst" show that the union is working with the company to suppress opposition.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemenis hold massive rallies to mark 21 Sep. revolution. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — People of Yemen held huge ralliers in Sa'dah province on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the 21 September revolution.

WSWS (2022-09-21). At UAW Monitor's VP debate, Solidarity House candidates lie about eliminating tiers. wsws.org At the debate Chuck Browning and other representatives of the the UAW bureaucracy claimed that tiers no longer existed, when every worker knows there are multiple tiers in all the plants.

Staff (2022-09-21). La Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 1 052 MW para el horario pico de este miércoles. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica para el horario pico de este miércoles una disponibilidad de 2 118 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 100 MW, para un déficit de 982 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, se pronostica una afectación de 1052 MW en este horario, informó el organismo en nota informativa.

Staff (2022-09-20). The new maneuver againt tourism to Cuba and European indignity. en.cubadebate.cu The European Union has become, de facto, a colony of the United States. And its media outlets reproduce the propaganda scheme of the metropolis: censorship and war reports on the Ukraine conflict, submission to Washington's interests on the international news agenda. If European oil companies such as ENI or Repsol operate again in Venezuela because the US government now allows it, after prohibiting it for years, do we read any critical analysis, any editorial in the Italian or Spanish press that denounces such subjugation of European sovereignty? Nothing. Not the slightest hint of dignity.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Biden on "60 Minutes": American capitalism is at war with the world, at war with reality. wsws.org In the space of 25 minutes, Biden declared the COVID-19 "pandemic over," threatened a massive escalation of war against Russia and pledged US forces to a possible war with China.

Tamara Nassar (2022-09-20). Palestinians protest PA collaboration with Israel. electronicintifada.net Man killed as Palestinian security forces do Israel's dirty work in Nablus.

Chris Hedges (2022-09-20). Chris Hedges: Strike, Strike, Strike. mintpressnews.com The mounting social inequality is fueling protests around the globe. The global ruling class is determined to prevent these protests from employing the weapon that can bring them down — strikes.

Staff (2022-09-20). ISIRI must participate in developing 2024 plans of ISO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (ISIRI) must have a role in developing the 2024 plans of the ISO organization for the Asia-Pacific region, ISO Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator said.

Staff (2022-09-20). Another one of the blockade: the United States forces European passport holders who visit Cuba to request a visa from that country. en.cubadebate.cu Europeans and Cubans with dual nationality who have traveled to Cuba must apply for an entry visa before visiting the United States, according to the provisions of the Government of that country. Citizens of the European Union are usually exempt from a visa and only need an entry permit that they can request at line in the portal of the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA, for its acronym in English).

WSWS (2022-09-20). Canadian dock workers go on strike, leading to closure of major coal terminal. wsws.org The day before 200 longshore and warehouse workers went on strike at Westshore Terminal in Vancouver, 81 longshore workers at the Port of Quebec were locked out by their employer.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: University of Newcastle staff to strike for 24 hours. wsws.org The strike demonstrates the readiness of university workers to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions, which the NTEU has permitted, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Colin Todhunter (2022-09-20). Agricultores holandeses resistiendo la transición tóxica. globalizacion.ca En los últimos años, los gobiernos han estado demostrando su sumisión a sus amos multimillonarios en Big Finance, las fundaciones Gates y Rockefeller, BlackRock y toda la gama de fuerzas en el complejo militar-financiero-industrial detrás del 'Gran reinicio', 'Nueva normalidad'…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-09-20). La ofensiva del complejo militaro-industrial. globalizacion.ca Al sostener la guerra de Kiev contra los ruso-parlantes de Ucrania, los straussianos ‚Äéestadounidenses buscaban provocar la respuesta de la Federación Rusa. Pero ‚Äéno calcularon bien las consecuencias de esa manipulación. Las industrias militares de Occidente ya no logran garantizar…

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2022-09-21: News Headlines

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.

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

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-21). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America Panel Discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

WSWS (2022-09-21). Podemos backs Madrid's commitment to NATO war on Russia. wsws.org Podemos' aggressive support for NATO's war in Ukraine against Russia, amid mounting working class anger at inflation and war, exposes it as a reactionary petty-bourgeois militarist party.

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

WorkWeek (2022-09-21). 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…

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-09-21). CovertAction Bulletin: Whistleblower Exposes Apple's Toxic Waste Cover-up, Secret Police Intimidation & Government Ties. covertactionmagazine.com Apple, Inc. spends billions on projecting a clean, fun and progressive image, even claiming on its website that "the products you love also love the planet." But the reality is very different. Whistleblower Ashley Gjà∏vik worked at Apple's Sunnyvale, CA office. After she discovered that the office was built on top of an EPA superfund site known as the "Triple Site," Gjà∏vik was silenced and attacked by the company for trying to ensure the safety of herself, her co-workers and community. We spend our entire episode discussing the case, exposing Apple's environmental cover-up, the internal "secret police"

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.

Staff (2022-09-21). Sacred Defense proved resistance only way to protect country. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah said that the Sacred Defense proved the fact that protecting the country and achieving deterrence can be achieved through resistance, not surrender.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Key question from today's policy meeting: Where the US Fed is heading? wsws.org The phrase "fighting inflation" is essentially a cover for the Fed's real agenda which is the suppression of wage claims being advance by workers to try to compensate for the biggest price hikes in four decades by contracting the economy and driving up unemployment.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-21). AFL-CIO panel: Blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—With the Federal Reserve Board poised to "fight inflation" by raising prime interest rates again—driving up the interest costs consumers pay on everything from credit cards to kids' college loans—AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and a panel of pro-worker economists warned policymakers to blame corporate greed, not workers, for inflation. "Today's inflation really is rooted in …

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

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

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-21). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

Staff (2022-09-21). Leader receives Sacred Defense's veterans, commanders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received a group of commanders and war veterans on Wednesday morning.

Staff (2022-09-21). Leader's meeting with War veterans. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei held a meeting with a group of Iranian war veterans, who defended the homeland against ex-Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's war on Iran in the 1980s.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-09-21). Murder on Embassy Row—46 Years On: Remembering the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt. covertactionmagazine.com 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 left-wing think-tank in Washington, D.C. The Chevrolet Malibu in which they were traveling exploded near Sheridan Circle in Washington, D.C., on Embassy Row. Ronni's husband Michael survived the bombing with minor wounds, cursing the "fascists" who had killed Letelier and his young wife. Two years after the bombing,…

Staff (2022-09-21). Video: "Exposing Israel's Assassination Policy" event in Vancouver. samidoun.net On Sunday, 28 August, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in Vancouver organized an event on the Israeli assassination policy in Palestine historically and at present. From the August assassinations of Tayseer al-Jabari and Khaled Mansour in the Unity of the Fields battle in Gaza to the historical assassinations of Abu Ali Mustafa and Naji al-Ali …

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

Shannon Kelleher (2022-09-21). Pesticides Plague Californians Farm Workers, New Study Shows. globalresearch.ca

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

WSWS (2022-09-21). Demand immediate strike action at Michigan Medicine. wsws.org The rally and protest at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting on Thursday is the latest diversion by the MNA-UMPNC aimed at preventing Michigan Medicine nurses from uniting with other sections of the working class to fight intolerable conditions at the hospital in Ann Arbor.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemeni army display new domestically-made missiles. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — On the occasion of the anniversary of the September 21, 2014 revolution, the Yemeni army flexed its muscles to the Saudi aggressing coalition by unveiling new missiles.

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

WSWS (2022-09-21). At UAW Monitor's VP debate, Solidarity House candidates lie about eliminating tiers. wsws.org At the debate Chuck Browning and other representatives of the the UAW bureaucracy claimed that tiers no longer existed, when every worker knows there are multiple tiers in all the plants.

WSWS (2022-09-21). The White House intervention to block rail strike and the political issues confronting railroad workers. wsws.org When a movement of the working class gets underway, there will be Hell to pay, and the sweep of that movement could assume revolutionary dimensions. With the help of the unions, they are determined to prevent, or at least to delay, this as long as possible.

WSWS (2022-09-21). On fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican workers denounce lack of response to new flooding. wsws.org Five years after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has been devastated by Hurricane Fiona, leaving millions without power or potable water once again.

Families United For Equity (2022-09-21). Monday 9/19: DDS / Regional Center Protest. indybay.org Department of Developmental Services (DDS) | 1215 O Street | Sacramento, Ca…

____ (2022-09-21). Iraqi fighter jets launch airstrikes on ISIL positions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Wednesday announced the successful airstrikes of Iraqi fighter jets on ISIL Takfiri positions in Hamreen mountain range.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Unions sabotage struggle against 3,600 layoffs at Mercedes in Brazil. wsws.org Silva's statements that one must accept the massive layoffs or face "the worst" show that the union is working with the company to suppress opposition.

WSWS (2022-09-21). Australia: Rail union cancels plan to turn off fare collection machines. wsws.org The Rail, Tram and Bus Union is forcing New South Wales rail workers to vote again on whether to proceed with the token "action," amid renewed threats from the state government.

Staff (2022-09-21). Yemenis hold massive rallies to mark 21 Sep. revolution. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — People of Yemen held huge ralliers in Sa'dah province on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the 21 September revolution.

UFCLP (2022-09-21). 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…

Staff (2022-09-21). 11 schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike: UNICEF. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 21 (MNA) — At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

____ (2022-09-21). NASA's InSight lander detects craters on Mars. ecns.cn Photo released by NASA on Sept. 20, 2022 shows a meteor strike formed the large blue crater on Mars. These craters were formed by a meteoroid impact on Mars on September 5, 2021, the first to be detected by NASA's InSight.

TeleSUR, ysm, JCM (2022-09-21). 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). La Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación de 1 052 MW para el horario pico de este miércoles. cubadebate.cu La Unión Eléctrica pronostica para el horario pico de este miércoles una disponibilidad de 2 118 MW y una demanda máxima de 3 100 MW, para un déficit de 982 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, se pronostica una afectación de 1052 MW en este horario, informó el organismo en nota informativa.

Anonymous103 (2022-09-20). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On September 20, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The AFU are transferring reinforcements to Novohrednevo and Malaya Seidemenukha; | The AFU attempt to build five pontoon crossings south of Bereznegovatoe under constant fire of Russian artillery; | The AFU attempted to attack Russian forces in the area of Davidov Brod, but were repelled; | In the area of Andreevka, the AFU were repelled from the area of Karlo-Marxovskoe and Bezimennoe to Sukhoi Stavok; | The AFU are preparing a landing operation on th…

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

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

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). Biden on "60 Minutes": American capitalism is at war with the world, at war with reality. wsws.org In the space of 25 minutes, Biden declared the COVID-19 "pandemic over," threatened a massive escalation of war against Russia and pledged US forces to a possible war with China.

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

Jason Ditz (2022-09-20). Russian Airstrikes Kill 45 Islamists in Syria's Idlib. news.antiwar.com Russia claimed a series of airstrikes in Syria's Idlib killed at least Russia reported the strikes hit a warehouse in Sheikh Yousef, along with a pair of arms depots all belonging to the militants, who control most of Idlib Province. | Idlib is one of the last rebel provinces, where Syrian forces control the south, Turks hold the far north, and the HTS Islamists hold the central highway leading to Aleppo. | The US has listed HTS as a terrorist group, but tends to issue statements sympathetic t…

____ (2022-09-20). China, Russia hold new round of strategic security consultation. ecns.cn Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Monday co-chaired the 17th Round of Strategic Security Consultation between China and Russia with Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, in east China's Fujian Province.

Chris Hedges (2022-09-20). Chris Hedges: Strike, Strike, Strike. mintpressnews.com The mounting social inequality is fueling protests around the globe. The global ruling class is determined to prevent these protests from employing the weapon that can bring them down — strikes.

Tamara Nassar (2022-09-20). Palestinians protest PA collaboration with Israel. electronicintifada.net Man killed as Palestinian security forces do Israel's dirty work in Nablus.

Benjamin Norton (2022-09-20). FBI spied on and harassed Black revolutionary who was killed and set on fire. multipolarista.com The FBI harassed Black revolutionary Darren Seals and compiled a 900-page report on his organizing against racism and police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri, birthplace of Black Lives Matter. He was shot to death in 2016, then set on fire in his car.

Staff (2022-09-20). ISIRI must participate in developing 2024 plans of ISO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (ISIRI) must have a role in developing the 2024 plans of the ISO organization for the Asia-Pacific region, ISO Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator said.

The Lever (2022-09-20). Introducing Election Insider . levernews.com

ELECTION INSIDER: Who's Buying The 2022 Midterms?:
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee votes in the state's primary election at the Community School in Cumberland, R.I., on Sept. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/David Goldman)By September 19, 2022 As we rapidly approach the country's November midterm elections, corporate media seems uninterested in one of the biggest threats to democracy: Billionaires and Big Business using huge sums of money to try to secretly buy elections on both sides of the aisle.Increasingly, a small handful o…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-20). Tyler Perry Is Worried About Hollywood Diversity Efforts Pushing People In Seats They Aren't Ready For. moguldom.com Billionaire entertainment mogul Tyler Perry recently came under fire for voicing his concern that Hollywood's recent move to embrace more diversity may push Black people into positions they aren't yet equipped to fill. While Perry said he was excited to see Hollywood more open to offering Black people better opportunities, the multi-hyphenate filmmaker said he …

WSWS (2022-09-20). Strikes and protests for wages grow as inflation surges in Turkey. wsws.org As official inflation rises to 80 percent and millions of workers are unable to make ends meet, strikes and protests are erupting across Turkey.

WSWS (2022-09-20). COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic. wsws.org Mehring Books, the publishing arm of the Socialist Equality Party (US), is proud to announce the publication of Volume 1 of COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic, a compilation of the World Socialist Web Site's coverage of this global crisis. We post today Evan Blake's introduction to the book.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Canadian dock workers go on strike, leading to closure of major coal terminal. wsws.org The day before 200 longshore and warehouse workers went on strike at Westshore Terminal in Vancouver, 81 longshore workers at the Port of Quebec were locked out by their employer.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Chile's President Brings up Constitutional Process at UNGA. telesurenglish.net In his speech at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Boric referred to the constituent process carried out in Chile in recent years, which he said was "the way out to walk in the peaceful and democratic solution" to the crisis marked by the social outburst in 2019. | RELATED: | Boric talked about the agreement reached between the main political forces that "allowed the elaboration of a route…

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

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

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

_____ (2022-09-20). Domestic workers will now have some of the same labor protections as other employees in Colorado. popularresistance.org Domestic workers — including people who care for children, tend gardens and clean other people's homes — have new rights under a state law that went into effect this summer. | HB22-1367 officially says domestic workers are "employees," just the same as those who work for a boss at an office or a factory. It went into effect Aug. 10. | That means nannies, gardeners and others are now protected by the state's civil rights laws, according to employment attorney Rachel Ellis of Livelihood Law.

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

Anonymous765 (2022-09-20). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — September 20, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

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

Brett Wilkins (2022-09-20). 'We Are Coming for You!': Teamsters Union Rallies Outside Amazon Headquarters. commondreams.org "Amazon should be afraid—the Teamsters are here standing shoulder-to-shoulder with so many communities demanding change," the union's president said at the Seattle rally.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: University of Newcastle staff to strike for 24 hours. wsws.org The strike demonstrates the readiness of university workers to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions, which the NTEU has permitted, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). New York City teachers union prepares sell-out contract with city. wsws.org The United Federation of Teachers, the largest teachers union local in the United States has allowed its contract with the New York City expire without any intention to fight for the most basic needs of educators.

WSWS (2022-09-20). "Will wants to abolish the tier system. I say yes!": Broad support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president at Ford Michigan Assembly. wsws.org Many workers at shift change said they had learned about the campaign already and were in support of it. "I'm getting the texts, and I'm planning to vote for him," was a common refrain.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: More than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths in residential aged care this year. wsws.org Since the May 21 federal election, more than 1, 0 aged care residents have died from the virus, exposing Labor's promise to bring "dignity, quality and humanity back into aged care" as an utter fraud.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). Fired over a bathroom break: Amazon worker with debilitating Long COVID fired for publicly exposing management's abuses. wsws.org Josh was fired in mid-September by Amazon for attempting to assert his rights as a worker.

WSWS (2022-09-20). The rail unions have violated our rights. Organize the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Network to countermand their betrayal! 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.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). A conversation with film historian Max Alvarez about Hollywood blacklist victim, actress Marsha Hunt (1917—2022): "The entertainment industry hierarchy is … more acquiescent than ever" wsws.org Hunt was one of last surviving victims of the Hollywood blacklist of the late 1940s and early 19 s. Never a Communist Party member, she nonetheless became identified with opposition to the vicious witch-hunting in the film industry.

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

Manlio Dinucci (2022-09-20). La ofensiva del complejo militaro-industrial. globalizacion.ca Al sostener la guerra de Kiev contra los ruso-parlantes de Ucrania, los straussianos ‚Äéestadounidenses buscaban provocar la respuesta de la Federación Rusa. Pero ‚Äéno calcularon bien las consecuencias de esa manipulación. Las industrias militares de Occidente ya no logran garantizar…

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-09-20). Trabajadores marcharán por derechos laborales en Panamá. telesurtv.net El secretario general de Conusi llamó a los trabajadores a participar en el mitin fijado para el próximo jueves.

Colin Todhunter (2022-09-20). Agricultores holandeses resistiendo la transición tóxica. globalizacion.ca En los últimos años, los gobiernos han estado demostrando su sumisión a sus amos multimillonarios en Big Finance, las fundaciones Gates y Rockefeller, BlackRock y toda la gama de fuerzas en el complejo militar-financiero-industrial detrás del 'Gran reinicio', 'Nueva normalidad'…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Cuba Boosts Cigar Exports to Facilitate Recovery Amid Sanctions. telesurenglish.net Cuba continues to promote cigar exports for economic recovery as the country braves the headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. trade embargo. | RELATED: | Situated on the outskirts of the Cuban capital city of Havana, the El Laguito cigar factory is well known for producing Cohiba cigars over the past five decades.The factory, one of the five making cigars for exports in Havana, has some 2 workers, with 70 percent being w…

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

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

Contributing Writers (2022-09-19). The Military-Industrial Complex Offensive/ By Manlio Dinucci. marktaliano.net

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

____ (2022-09-19). Reinventing Employment with Solidarity Ethics. transcend.org Solidarity ethics offers keys that open many doors. Here I suggest that if not by force of law, then by force of conscience, they oblige everyone to contribute, to the extent that they can, to the creation of employment with dignity for all those who need it.

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2022-09-20: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-09-20). Biden on "60 Minutes": American capitalism is at war with the world, at war with reality. wsws.org In the space of 25 minutes, Biden declared the COVID-19 "pandemic over," threatened a massive escalation of war against Russia and pledged US forces to a possible war with China.

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-20). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America Panel Discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-20). Military Situation In Southern Ukraine On September 20, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The AFU are transferring reinforcements to Novohrednevo and Malaya Seidemenukha; | The AFU attempt to build five pontoon crossings south of Bereznegovatoe under constant fire of Russian artillery; | The AFU attempted to attack Russian forces in the area of Davidov Brod, but were repelled; | In the area of Andreevka, the AFU were repelled from the area of Karlo-Marxovskoe and Bezimennoe to Sukhoi Stavok; | The AFU are preparing a landing operation on th…

____ (2022-09-20). China, Russia hold new round of strategic security consultation. ecns.cn Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Monday co-chaired the 17th Round of Strategic Security Consultation between China and Russia with Nikolai Patrushev, secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, in east China's Fujian Province.

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

Jason Ditz (2022-09-20). Russian Airstrikes Kill 45 Islamists in Syria's Idlib. news.antiwar.com Russia reported a series of airstrikes in Syria's Idlib killed at least Russia reported strikes hit a warehouse in Sheikh Yousef, along with a pair of arms depots all belonging to the militants, who control most of Idlib Province. | Idlib is one of the last rebel provinces, where Syrian forces control the south, Turks hold the far north, and the HTS Islamists hold the central highway leading to Aleppo. | The US has listed HTS as a terrorist group, but tends to issues statements sympathetic to…

Chris Hedges (2022-09-20). Chris Hedges: Strike, Strike, Strike. mintpressnews.com The mounting social inequality is fueling protests around the globe. The global ruling class is determined to prevent these protests from employing the weapon that can bring them down — strikes.

WorkWeek (2022-09-20). 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…

Staff (2022-09-20). ISIRI must participate in developing 2024 plans of ISO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) — Iranian Institute of Standards and Industrial Research (ISIRI) must have a role in developing the 2024 plans of the ISO organization for the Asia-Pacific region, ISO Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator said.

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-20). Tyler Perry Is Worried About Hollywood Diversity Efforts Pushing People In Seats They Aren't Ready For. moguldom.com Billionaire entertainment mogul Tyler Perry recently came under fire for voicing his concern that Hollywood's recent move to embrace more diversity may push Black people into positions they aren't yet equipped to fill. While Perry said he was excited to see Hollywood more open to offering Black people better opportunities, the multi-hyphenate filmmaker said he …

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

Robert Reich (2022-09-20). Federal Reserve readies war on inflation, guess who'll pay the price? Workers. peoplesworld.org Get ready. The war on inflation is about to get ugly. The just-released consumer price index report shows annual inflation still roaring at 8.3%. Even without food and energy included, core inflation rose back above six percent year-on-year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means the Fed will almost certainly raise interest rates …

WSWS (2022-09-20). Strikes and protests for wages grow as inflation surges in Turkey. wsws.org As official inflation rises to 80 percent and millions of workers are unable to make ends meet, strikes and protests are erupting across Turkey.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Canadian dock workers go on strike, leading to closure of major coal terminal. wsws.org The day before 200 longshore and warehouse workers went on strike at Westshore Terminal in Vancouver, 81 longshore workers at the Port of Quebec were locked out by their employer.

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-20). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

WSWS (2022-09-20). COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic. wsws.org Mehring Books, the publishing arm of the Socialist Equality Party (US), is proud to announce the publication of Volume 1 of COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic, a compilation of the World Socialist Web Site's coverage of this global crisis. We post today Evan Blake's introduction to the book.

Anonymous765 (2022-09-20). Locations Of US Carrier Strike Groups — September 20, 2022. southfront.org This is the newest update of the 'U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map' exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. | Carrier strike group (CSG) is an operational formation of the United States Navy. It is centered on an aircraft carrier and a carrier air w…

_____ (2022-09-20). Domestic workers will now have some of the same labor protections as other employees in Colorado. popularresistance.org Domestic workers — including people who care for children, tend gardens and clean other people's homes — have new rights under a state law that went into effect this summer. | HB22-1367 officially says domestic workers are "employees," just the same as those who work for a boss at an office or a factory. It went into effect Aug. 10. | That means nannies, gardeners and others are now protected by the state's civil rights laws, according to employment attorney Rachel Ellis of Livelihood Law.

Abolition Media (2022-09-20). Uprising Intensifies in Haiti as Fuel Costs Continue to Rise. itsgoingdown.org Report on ongoing rebellion in Haiti as fuel costs continue to rise and the city of Port-au-Prince is barricaded amidst growing class conflict. photo: @HaitiInfoProj The Haitian government announced last week that it will be doubling the already absurdly high fuel prices in the country. The fuel prices are but one of many reasons behind…

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). The rail unions have violated our rights. Organize the Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Network to countermand their betrayal! 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.

UFCLP (2022-09-20). 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…

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). New York City teachers union prepares sell-out contract with city. wsws.org The United Federation of Teachers, the largest teachers union local in the United States has allowed its contract with the New York City expire without any intention to fight for the most basic needs of educators.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Fired over a bathroom break: Amazon worker with debilitating Long COVID fired for publicly exposing management's abuses. wsws.org Josh was fired in mid-September by Amazon for attempting to assert his rights as a worker.

Amy Goodman (2022-09-20). Hurricane Fiona Damage Shows Puerto Rico Still Hampered by US Colonial Control. truthout.org Democracy Now! co-host Juan González says people are showing resilience in the face of Hurricane Fiona in his native Puerto Rico, where the power grid crashed across the entire island due to the storm. Many who learned from 2017's Hurricane Maria are dipping into their personal water reserves and using power generators, he says. "Puerto Rican people … have actually been able to recognize the fact that the government, when it comes to these crises, is inept, and many people have been able to develop their own ability to survive," says González. | TRANSCRIPT: | This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be i…

Angela Carr (2022-09-20). Socialist Alliance candidate: 'Labor rejects real solutions to cost-of-living crisis'. greenleft.org.au The federal Treasurer tells us that cost-of-living pressures are only going to get worse before they get better. Angela Carr argues that Labor must abandon its neoliberal approach.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: University of Newcastle staff to strike for 24 hours. wsws.org The strike demonstrates the readiness of university workers to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions, which the NTEU has permitted, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Peter Boyle (2022-09-20). Green Left Show #28: Republic, royal succession and radical democracy. greenleft.org.au Leading Socialist Alliance member Peter Boyle joins the Green Left Show to discuss the manufactured outpouring of pro-monarchist propaganda, the push for a republic and what real democratic change would look like.

Families United For Equity (2022-09-20). Monday 9/19: DDS / Regional Center Protest. indybay.org Department of Developmental Services (DDS) | 1215 O Street | Sacramento, Ca…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: More than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths in residential aged care this year. wsws.org Since the May 21 federal election, more than 1, 0 aged care residents have died from the virus, exposing Labor's promise to bring "dignity, quality and humanity back into aged care" as an utter fraud.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). A conversation with film historian Max Alvarez about Hollywood blacklist victim, actress Marsha Hunt (1917—2022): "The entertainment industry hierarchy is … more acquiescent than ever" wsws.org Hunt was one of last surviving victims of the Hollywood blacklist of the late 1940s and early 19 s. Never a Communist Party member, she nonetheless became identified with opposition to the vicious witch-hunting in the film industry.

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

WSWS (2022-09-20). "Will wants to abolish the tier system. I say yes!": Broad support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president at Ford Michigan Assembly. wsws.org Many workers at shift change said they had learned about the campaign already and were in support of it. "I'm getting the texts, and I'm planning to vote for him," was a common refrain.

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

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-09-20). Trabajadores marcharán por derechos laborales en Panamá. telesurtv.net El secretario general de Conusi llamó a los trabajadores a participar en el mitin fijado para el próximo jueves.

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-19). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America.Needed:Resistance & Revolution. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

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

____ (2022-09-19). Ukraine: War, Statecraft, and Geopolitical Conflict—the Nuclear Danger. transcend.org 14 Sep 2022 – The risk of nuclear escalation in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been a subject of considerable debate in the United States among scholars, policy analysts and media commentators. These debates reveal a broad spectrum of views from those who dismiss Russian references to nuclear capabilities as mere saber rattling to those who worry that if Russian President Vladimir Putin finds his back to the wall in Ukraine, he may resort to tactical nuclear strikes.

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

Anonymous103 (2022-09-19). 13 Civilians Fell Victims Of Precision Strike By Ukrainian Nazis In Donetsk (Photos, Videos 21+). southfront.org On September 19, Ukrainian militants committed another war crime against civilians in the Donetsk People's Republic which remained unnoticed by the global media. | In the morning a precise strike hit the bus stop and a grocery store on the Baku Commissars Square in the Kuibyshev district of the city of Donetsk. As a result of the inhumane attack of the Ukrainian military at least 13 civilians were killed, including two children, many more civilians were wounded. | According to the Represent…

_____ (2022-09-19). Zelensky And NATO Plan To Transform Post-War Ukraine Into 'A Big Israel'. popularresistance.org Just forty days after Russia's military campaign began inside Ukraine, Ukrainian President Vlodymyr Zelensky told reporters that in the future, his country would be like "a big Israel." The following day, one of Israel's top promoters in the Democratic Party published an op-ed in NATO's official think tank exploring how that could be executed. | Zelensky made his prediction while speaking to reporters on April 5, rejecting the idea that Kiev would remain neutral in future conflicts between NATO, the European Union, and Russia. According to Zelensky, his country would never be like Switzerland (which coincidentall…

TeleSUR (2022-09-19). Gas and Weather To Deal Blows To European Companies: Economist. telesurenglish.net The severity of the problem is decided by factors including geography and the industrial structure of a country. Countries with longer and colder winters and those with large, energy-hungry industrial sectors will be more vulnerable to high gas prices. | The logo of Russia's energy giant Gazprom is seen at a petrol station in Moscow, Russia, on April 28, 2022.

Staff (2022-09-19). Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib kills 45 terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Forty-five members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group have been killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib province.

____ (2022-09-19). Tech Workers Demand Google and Amazon End Contract That Fuels Israeli Apartheid. transcend.org 9 Sep 2022 – Google and Amazon employees are pressuring their companies to drop a $1.2 billion cloud computing project that will harm Palestinians.

Aditi Ramaswami (2022-09-19). ELECTION INSIDER: Who's Buying The Midterms? levernews.com As we rapidly approach the country's November midterm elections, corporate media seems uninterested in one of the biggest threats to democracy: Billionaires and Big Business using huge sums of money to try to secretly buy elections on both sides of the aisle.Increasingly, a small handful of donors hold outsized influence in American elections, thanks in large part to the Supreme Court's 2010 ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which gave wealthy donors and special interest groups license to spend unlimited cash on elections. This year is no exception.We know little to nothing about some o…

WSWS (2022-09-19). Drastic increases in commodity prices pummel Peruvian working class. wsws.org Peru's central bank continues to raise its inflation estimate and raise interest rates in response, further crushing the working class…

Paul Wilcox (2022-09-19). British monarchy flaunts its vast wealth while workers suffer. liberationnews.org While an enormous amount of public resources are devoted to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth — what essentially amounts to a celebration of the institution of the monarchy in England — the country's working class is responding to the global inflation crisis with a strike wave.

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

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

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

WSWS (2022-09-19). The queen's funeral and the spectre of war and revolution. wsws.org The significance of Elizabeth II's funeral is well illustrated by reference to a previous British royal funeral, more than a century earlier, that of Edward VII.

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

Lacina Onco (2022-09-19). Abolish the Need for Student Debt With Free Public Higher Ed. commondreams.org Taxing the extremely wealthy and corporations more fairly to pay for student debt relief is an important step toward equity, but it still leaves borrowers like me with plenty left to pay. And it doesn't address the underlying problem.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Diary of a socialist Amazon worker: "Why is it so hot in the warehouses?" wsws.org The Amazon worker writes, "Why are warehouses so unbearably hot at Amazon and at other warehouses and workplaces across the country and around the world? The answer is capitalism."

Rqorinoco (2022-09-19). Workers Building New US Embassy in Honduras Strike Over Severed Fingers, Illegal Contracts. orinocotribune.com By Judy Ancel — Sep 12, 2022 | The Biden administration has pledged that "the United States will work with governments to strengthen… the enforcement of labor laws, promote decent work, and support workers in exercising their freedom of association and collective bargaining rights," as one of four pillars of its strategy to address the root causes of migration from Central America. | In Honduras today the US has an opportunity to practice this with the 1,100 workers it has hired to build a new embassy. But it's blowing it. | Instead, police have been called in to bust a strike that's been going on at the…

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

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

TeleSUR (2022-09-19). Charter Flights To Connect Caracas – Bogota: Conviasa. telesurenglish.net Conviasa's president, Ramón Velázquez Araguayán, announced that such air connection would begin on September 26 and added: "We are organizing all the documents to establish the regular route." | RELATED: | Velázquez Araguayán, also Minister of Transport, said work is being done on incorporating other airlines. "We are at the work tables, Conviasa is going to start on September 26, and the range is open for all Venezuelan airlines." | "Aviation…

TeleSUR (2022-09-19). 7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico, One Death. telesurenglish.net Today, the National Seismological Service reported an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4, 59 kilometers south of Coalcomán, Michoacán, at 13: 05 local time. The seismic alert was activated in Mexico City. | RELATED: | Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said on his official Twitter account, "I was informed by Admiral José Rafael Ojeda Durán, Secretary of the Navy, that a person died when a wall fell from a commerci…

TeleSUR (2022-09-19). Seven Former Brazilian Presidential Candidates Support Lula. telesurenglish.net On Monday, seven former presidential candidates from diverse political tendencies called on Brazilians to support Workers' Party candidate Lula da Silva in the October 2 elections, when far-right President Jair Bolsonaro will seek re-election for the 2023-2027 term. | RELATED: | This public call was made during a meeting in Sao Paulo that brought together ecologist Marina Silva, socialists Luciana Genro and Guilher…

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

Liberation Staff (2022-09-19). PSL Editorial — Hurricane Fiona exposes cruelty of U.S. colonial rule of Puerto Rico. liberationnews.org Over a century of U.S. colonial rule — including cruel policies imposed just in the last few years — has left Puerto Rico ill-prepared for this disaster.

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

_____ (2022-09-19). Protests Across Austria Demand Solution To Cost Of Living Crisis. popularresistance.org On Saturday, September 17, trade unions and other working class sections hit the streets across Austria protesting the government's inefficiency in tackling the ongoing cost of living crisis. The protests called by the Austrian Trade Union Federation (OGB) saw the participation of various groups including the Party of Labor of Austria (PdA), Youth Front, Communist Youth of Austria (KJO), Communist Party of Austria (KPO), and Links, among others. Marches were held in cities in all federal States including Vienna, Eisenstadt, Bruck an der Mur, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Bregenz, Lower Austria, and Upper Austria. Accordin…

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

Liberation Staff (2022-09-19). Union wave reaches professional sports as Minor League Baseball players organize. liberationnews.org While the MLBPA has represented major league players since 1966, minor league players have historically lacked any union representation. Now, over 5,000 Minor League Baseball players have become unionized.

Ana Perdigón (2022-09-19). Venezuela Will Go Back to School on October 3. orinocotribune.com This Saturday, September 17, Venezuelan minister of education, Yelitze Santaella, published the academic schedule for the 2022-2023 school year for all grades. | Through her Twitter account, Santaella detailed the academic schedule with the dates of the start of administrative and academic activities in educational institutions. She reported that classes will start next Monday, October 3, for all grades until December 16, making up the first educational term. | The academic schedule will continue as follows: | From September 19 to 30, administrative staff, teachers and workers will resume work for the registratio…

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

Asad Ismi (2022-09-19). Colombia's Quiet Revolution. globalresearch.ca

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

Peter Lazenby (2022-09-19). Mass strike wave sweeps Britain immediately after Queen Elizabeth's funeral. peoplesworld.org LONDON—Waves of strike action are to sweep across Britain as tens of thousands of workers unleash their strength following 10 days of restraint in the period before the Queen's funeral today. More than 0 Liverpool dockworkers will be the first in action on Monday night as they strike for two weeks over pay. In Felixstowe, …

PAI (2022-09-19). It's in vogue to be a union member at Vogue magazine. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK (PAI)—Sorry, but we can't resist this: It's now in vogue to be a New York News Guild member at Vogue. That's right, staffers at Vogue magazine and 11 other Condé Nast publications signed so many union election recognition cards for the News Guild-CWA's New York local that bosses granted them voluntary recognition, a.k.a. …

WSWS (2022-09-19). Illinois autoworker Travis Baker died after being injured the Belvidere Stellantis plant. One month later, his family has no answers. wsws.org An investigation is reportedly pending in the plant, which has been subjected to unrelenting job cuts as the Stellantis raked in mega-profits.

____ (2022-09-19). Reinventing Employment with Solidarity Ethics. transcend.org Solidarity ethics offers keys that open many doors. Here I suggest that if not by force of law, then by force of conscience, they oblige everyone to contribute, to the extent that they can, to the creation of employment with dignity for all those who need it.

Staff (2022-09-19). Cola.CU (I): A bet against hoarders and resellers. en.cubadebate.cu Since September 1, 2020, the Cola.CU application has been operating in the capital, aimed at strengthening order in the stores of the Caribe and Cimex chains. The automated system records purchase history and makes it possible to identify the frequency with which people visit these facilities, as well as the products they purchase. The idea -which arose in the midst of covid-19- was promoted by the Union of Informatics of Cuba and developed by the Eureka Scientific Group of the "José Antonio Echeverría" Technological University of Havana (Cujae), led by Professor Joaquín Pina Amargos.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Illinois autoworker Travis Baker died after being injured at the Belvidere Stellantis plant; one month later, his family has no answers. wsws.org An investigation is reportedly pending in the plant, which has been subjected to unrelenting job cuts as the Stellantis raked in mega-profits.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Oppose the anti-democratic shutdown of the EMU faculty strike! wsws.org EMU faculty should decisively vote down the sellout contract being foisted on them by the AAUP and begin now to organize independently of the union bureaucracy.

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

WSWS (2022-09-19). Australian workers striking at highest rate in almost two decades. wsws.org The growth of industrial action highlights the need for workers to break with the unions and form independent rank-and-file committees.

WSWS (2022-09-19). New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology sacks over 230 staff. wsws.org The fresh assault on tertiary sector jobs follows 700 staff cuts at the height of the COVID pandemic, none of which were opposed by the Tertiary Education Union.

WSWS (2022-09-19). With Ontario government plotting to ban education strikes, workers demand to know how unions plan to respond. wsws.org Worker anger over the education unions' refusal to oppose the Ford government's onslaught on their wages and conditions found expression in a recent exchange between a rank-and-file OSBCU member and Laura Walton, the union's president and lead negotiator.

WSWS (2022-09-19). "I know about Will and think he's the best candidate running": Toledo Jeep workers welcome rank-and-file campaign for UAW president. wsws.org Although the UAW apparatus has done everything to keep information about the first-ever vote for the union's top leadership well concealed, several workers at the factory were familiar with Will's campaign and said they planned to vote for him next month.

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

Contributing Writers (2022-09-19). The Military-Industrial Complex Offensive/ By Manlio Dinucci. marktaliano.net

WSWS (2022-09-19). "We are ready to vote 'no' because this fails to meet student and community needs": Seattle teacher opposes union-backed sell out contract. wsws.org "My colleagues in my building are frustrated, angry, and upset. We are here first and foremost for our students, and it angers us to see the district leverage that against us in bargaining (and to see our union let them get away with it). However, we are still ready to fight and to vote 'no' on the TA becauseit fails to meet student and community needs."

WSWS (2022-09-19). German trade unions and employers conspire against the working class in a new round of the "Concerted Action" wsws.org Wages, social gains and jobs can only be defended in a rebellion against the unions and their policy of "social partnership."

WSWS (2022-09-19). Seattle educators: Vote "no" on the sellout tentative agreement! wsws.org The strike was ended through with an entirely undemocratic process and the resultant TA meets none of the teachers' demands.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-09-19). The Military-Industrial Complex Offensive. globalresearch.ca

Juan Cole (2022-09-19). Climate Crisis and the Age of the Super-Typhoon: Storms Batter Puerto Rico, Pakistan, Japan, and Shanghai. commondreams.org New, unprecedented disasters are striking daily.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Illinois autoworker Travis Baker died after being injured at the Belvidere Stellantis plant. One month later, his family has no answers. wsws.org An investigation is reportedly pending in the plant, which has been subjected to unrelenting job cuts as the Stellantis raked in mega-profits.

Staff (2022-09-19). Turkey launches new airstrikes on villages in Iraq's Duhok. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Iraqi informed source reported on Monday that several villages in the Dohuk province in Northern Iraq came under attack by Turkish air forces.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-09-19). Presidente de Colombia expone a Guterres esfuerzos por lograr la paz total. telesurtv.net Guterres reiteró a Petro la disposición de la ONU a colaborar con su Gobierno en la consolidación de la paz, y "proteger a las comunidades de la violencia".

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-19). Gobierno colombiano se reúne con grupo disidente de las FARC. telesurtv.net El comisionado de paz de Colombia le explicó a los representantes de la disidencia del grupo insurgente el concepto de la Paz Total.

Staff (2022-09-19). Con el dengue tenemos que actuar de forma acelerada y sin demoras. cubadebate.cu Cuba acumula experiencia en el enfrentamiento al dengue. Y precisamente en esa experiencia se basa también la prioridad que concedemos al papel del personal médico y de enfermería en los diferentes niveles de atención, como también al accionar de nuestra población, tanto en los centros laborales y escolares como en las comunidades.

Staff (2022-09-19). Unión Eléctrica informa afectación de 890 MW para el horario pico. cubadebate.cu Este lunes se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2160 MW y una demanda máxima de 2980 MW, para un déficit de 820 MW. Por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 890 MW en este horario. Se implementan las medidas de restricción del consumo en el sector estatal.

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2022-09-19: News Headlines

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

Manlio Dinucci (2022-09-19). The Military-Industrial Complex Offensive. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-09-19). Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib kills 45 terrorists. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) — Forty-five members of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group have been killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria's Idlib province.

WorkWeek (2022-09-19). 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…

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

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

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-19). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Diary of a socialist Amazon worker: "Why is it so hot in the warehouses?" wsws.org The Amazon worker writes, "Why are warehouses so unbearably hot at Amazon and at other warehouses and workplaces across the country and around the world? The answer is capitalism."

Revolution BooKs (2022-09-19). Sunday 9/25: Surge of Book Banning: Ominous Move toward Fascist America.Needed:Resistance & Revolution. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Avenue | Berkeley, CA…

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

Miriam Torzillo (2022-09-19). Disrupt the military industrial complex at Land Forces. greenleft.org.au The Brisbane Exhibition Centre is about to play host to Land Forces, a weapons expo. As Miriam Torzillo and Lilli Barto report, it is not not about defence but the business of war.

Rqorinoco (2022-09-19). Workers Building New US Embassy in Honduras Strike Over Severed Fingers, Illegal Contracts. orinocotribune.com By Judy Ancel — Sep 12, 2022 | The Biden administration has pledged that "the United States will work with governments to strengthen… the enforcement of labor laws, promote decent work, and support workers in exercising their freedom of association and collective bargaining rights," as one of four pillars of its strategy to address the root causes of migration from Central America. | In Honduras today the US has an opportunity to practice this with the 1,100 workers it has hired to build a new embassy. But it's blowing it. | Instead, police have been called in to bust a strike that's been going on at the…

Ana Perdigón (2022-09-19). Venezuela Will Go Back to School on October 3. orinocotribune.com This Saturday, September 17, Venezuelan minister of education, Yelitze Santaella, published the academic schedule for the 2022-2023 school year for all grades. | Through her Twitter account, Santaella detailed the academic schedule with the dates of the start of administrative and academic activities in educational institutions. She reported that classes will start next Monday, October 3, for all grades until December 16, making up the first educational term. | The academic schedule will continue as follows: | From September 19 to 30, administrative staff, teachers and workers will resume work for the registratio…

WSWS (2022-09-19). German trade unions and employers conspire against the working class in a new round of the "Concerted Action" wsws.org Wages, social gains and jobs can only be defended in a rebellion against the unions and their policy of "social partnership."

WSWS (2022-09-19). Oppose the anti-democratic shutdown of the EMU faculty strike! wsws.org EMU faculty should decisively vote down the sellout contract being foisted on them by the AAUP and begin now to organize independently of the union bureaucracy.

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

UFCLP (2022-09-19). 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…

Jim McIlroy (2022-09-19). Qantas crisis the result of privatisation. greenleft.org.au Qantas CEO Alan Joyce's aggressive cost-cutting program at the start of the pandemic has been blamed for Qantas's poor performance. Jim McIlroy argues Labor's decision to privatise Qantas in the early 1990s is the root cause.

WSWS (2022-09-19). "We are ready to vote 'no' because this fails to meet student and community needs": Seattle teacher opposes union-backed sell out contract. wsws.org "My colleagues in my building are frustrated, angry, and upset. We are here first and foremost for our students, and it angers us to see the district leverage that against us in bargaining (and to see our union let them get away with it). However, we are still ready to fight and to vote 'no' on the TA becauseit fails to meet student and community needs."

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

WSWS (2022-09-19). Australian workers striking at highest rate in almost two decades. wsws.org The growth of industrial action highlights the need for workers to break with the unions and form independent rank-and-file committees.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Illinois autoworker Travis Baker died after being injured the Belvidere Stellantis plant. One month later, his family has no answers. wsws.org An investigation is reportedly pending in the plant, which has been subjected to unrelenting job cuts as the Stellantis raked in mega-profits.

WSWS (2022-09-19). "I know about Will and think he's the best candidate running": Toledo Jeep workers welcome rank-and-file campaign for UAW president. wsws.org Although the UAW apparatus has done everything to keep information about the first-ever vote for the union's top leadership well concealed, several workers at the factory were familiar with Will's campaign and said they planned to vote for him next month.

WSWS (2022-09-19). New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology sacks over 230 staff. wsws.org The fresh assault on tertiary sector jobs follows 700 staff cuts at the height of the COVID pandemic, none of which were opposed by the Tertiary Education Union.

WSWS (2022-09-19). Seattle educators: Vote "no" on the sellout tentative agreement! wsws.org The strike was ended through with an entirely undemocratic process and the resultant TA meets none of the teachers' demands.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-09-19). Presidente de Colombia expone a Guterres esfuerzos por lograr la paz total. telesurtv.net Guterres reiteró a Petro la disposición de la ONU a colaborar con su Gobierno en la consolidación de la paz, y "proteger a las comunidades de la violencia".

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-19). Gobierno colombiano se reúne con grupo disidente de las FARC. telesurtv.net El comisionado de paz de Colombia le explicó a los representantes de la disidencia del grupo insurgente el concepto de la Paz Total.

Staff (2022-09-19). Unión Eléctrica informa afectación de 890 MW para el horario pico. cubadebate.cu Este lunes se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2160 MW y una demanda máxima de 2980 MW, para un déficit de 820 MW. Por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 890 MW en este horario. Se implementan las medidas de restricción del consumo en el sector estatal.

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

Ricardo Gomez (2022-09-18). LEVER WEEKLY: Connecting The Dots Between Rail Workers And Nurses' Unrest. levernews.com Labor actions captured the nation's attention this week, as health care workers launched the largest nurses strike in U.S. history and railroad employees threatened to launch a major rail strike. In a series of stories, The Lever exposed the common denominator fueling labor unrest in these vital frontline industries: Executives and shareholders reaping exorbitant payouts from booming profits, while crying poor and denying workers better pay and benefits.The Lever also broke a number of other key stories, including how the architects of the 2008 financial crisis are funding the culture war, how President Joe Bi…

_____ (2022-09-18). Louisiana Court Strikes Blow To Formosa's Giant Plastics Plant. popularresistance.org Louisiana – A years-long battle to stop the chemical company Formosa from building a massive petrochemical complex along the Mississippi River in southern Louisiana swung in favor of residents on Wednesday when a state district judge withdrew the air permits that the company needs to operate. | The Taiwan-based chemical giant first announced its plans to build the $9.4 billion petrochemical complex on a sprawling 2,400-acre site in St. James Parish in April 2018. If approved, the so-called "Sunshine Project" would have been one of the largest and most expensive industrial projects in the state's history. Governor…

_____ (2022-09-18). The Fed's Secret Plan To Suck Workers Dry. popularresistance.org We're still getting over a pandemic. Healthcare costs are totally out of control. Everyone's in debt and hates their job. The insects are disappearing, which feels like a bad sign. I have to watch a Jeff Bezos interview just to see bug eyes anymore. | On top of all that, the bankers at the Federal Reserve have decided they're going to make things way worse. | As reported in Common Dreams, "Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said… that the U.S. central bank is ready to inflict 'pain' on households as it continues to fight inflation, remarks that drew widespread backlash from experts who warned the Fed appears p…

WSWS (2022-09-18). Unite declares "massive win" over below inflation agreement at London United after cancelling strikes. wsws.org London United bus workers have first-hand experience of the role of General Secretary Sharon Graham who boasts of her close relationship with the reps, and has hailed every de facto pay cut agreement as a victory.

____ (2022-09-18). Moments of Xi Jinping and non-CPC members. ecns.cn Lin Shangyuan, a member of the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang and veteran who participated in the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, has met President Xi Jinping several times.

_____ (2022-09-18). Seattle Teachers End Week-Long Strike. popularresistance.org Seattle, Washington – Six thousand Seattle educators walked out on strike September 7, which would have been the first day of school. The top issue was the district's proposal—disguised in social justice language—to end student-teacher ratios for many categories of special education. | Also key were struggles over class size, cuts to services, and wages, especially for substitutes and paraprofessionals, who often work most closely with students with disabilities. | Late in the day September 12 the bargaining teams announced a tentative agreement, but provided only a summary to members. On September 13…

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

_____ (2022-09-18). IMF Tells Bolivia To Drop Its Successful Economic Model. popularresistance.org The IMF released a report today on the Bolivian economy in which it recommends adopting drastic neoliberal measures, including; reducing workers' salaries, cutting public investments, and ending currency controls. These policies have turned Bolivia from one of the poorest countries in the region into it's fastest-growing economy. | The report takes aim at the government's spending on development, saying, "The government must restrict spending, including eliminating the end of year wage bonus for workers, they must restrict the growth of wages for public sector workers, and limit the growth of public investment an…

TeleSUR (2022-09-18). Colombia's Government Begins Informal Talks With FARC. telesurenglish.net Colombian President Gustavo Petro announced that his government has begun an informal dialogue with dissidents of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). | RELATED: | Petro also attached two photographs in which emissaries from his administration are seen talking with members of the dissidents in a kind of "cambuche" in the middle of the Colombian jungle. | The dialogue began with the front called 'Jorge…

Paul Jay (2022-09-18). Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg on the death of Mikhail Gorbachev. canadiandimension.com An untitled mural by Georg Lutz, painted in 1990, depicts former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev driving though a crack in the Berlin wall. Photo by Ilias Katsouras/ Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg discuss the significance of the life of Mikhail Gorbachev and what the deconstruction of the Soviet Union means for today's world. Noam and Daniel join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news. Paul Jay is the founder and host of theAnalysis.news, a news analysis service. He was the founder, CEO and senior editor of The Real News Network (TRNN). |

Anonymous669 (2022-09-18). Attack Hits US Helicopter Base In Syria's Al-Hasakah Hours After Israeli Strikes On Damascus. southfront.org Spc. Richard Pena, a crew chief assigned to C Troop, 4th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Saber, conducts pre-flight inspections of an AH-64E Apache helicopter at Erbil, Iraq, July 11, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Stephen James) | Late on September 17, an attack with indirect fire targeted a key base of the US-led coalition in Syria's northeastern region, according to reports in the Arab media. | The base, which is located in the southern outskirts of the town of al-Shaddadi in the southern…

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

Anonymous669 (2022-09-18). Two Syrian Soldiers Killed Near Kobane In Turkish Revenge Airstrikes (Videos). southfront.org On September 18, two soldiers of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) were killed in a series of Turkish airstrikes that hit the eastern outskirt of the border town of Kobane in Syria's northeastern region. | Kobane, one of the largest urban centers in northeastern countryside of Aleppo, is a stronghold of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The SAA established a network of positions in the town and its outskirts in the wake of the 2019 Turkish invasion of the northeastern region.

____ (2022-09-18). Full text: Xi Jinping's speech at SCO Council of Heads of State Meeting. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a speech at the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, calling for riding on the trend of the times and enhance solidarity and cooperation to embrace a better future.

____ (2022-09-18). Powerful storm strikes Alaska bringing historic surge: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — One of the strongest storms in at least a decade struck Alaska Saturday with hurricane force winds, high seas and rain that caused coastal flooding.

WSWS (2022-09-18). After the queen's funeral: the class struggle returns. wsws.org Millions in the UK have been made a captive audience, with hagiographic media reports, delivered in the necessary solemn tones, forcing the entire country to show their respects whether they like it or not.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-18). Syrian Army Strike On Greater Idlib Claims Lives Of Three HTS Militants. southfront.org © Sputnik / Iliya Pitalev | On September 18, three militants of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) were killed when the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) shelled the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The militants were manning a position in the outskirts of the town of al-Atarib, one of HTS's few remaining strongholds in the western Aleppo countryside. | Two of the slain militants were reportedly minors. They were identified as Abu Abdo Basartun and Abu Ubaida al-Tah. Both of the…

Staff (2022-09-18). Un necesario análisis marxista-leninista. cubadebate.cu Mis alumnos corroborarán lo difícil que es llegar a las esencias de la naturaleza, la sociedad, el pensamiento humano y la red de interrelaciones que se suceden entre ellos. Solo el Marxismo-Leninismo, como ciencia, filosofía y teoría, con su método científico fundamental: el "materialismo dialéctico", puede ofrecer certeras respuestas.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-18). Venezuela rechaza informe de EE.UU. sobre productores de drogas. telesurtv.net "En esa infame publicación se desconoce el fiel cumplimiento de los compromisos internacionales del Gobierno bolivariano", indicó la cancillería.

Staff (2022-09-18). Unión Electrica pronostica afectación para el horario pico de 513 MW. cubadebate.cu Con este pronóstico, se estima una disponibilidad de 2507 MW y una demanda máxima de 2950 MW, para un déficit de 443 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 513 MW en este horario. por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 513 MW en este horario.

Staff (2022-09-18). Unión Europea pretende castigar a Hungría por no implemetar las reformas prometidas. cubadebate.cu La Comisión Europea (CE) propuso hoy eliminar el desembolso de fondos europeos a Hungría, argumentando supuestas violaciones a los principios del Estado de derecho, sobre todo en materia de lucha contra la corrupción y fraude en los procedimientos de contratación pública.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-17). Ukraine Seeks F16s, Patriot Missiles, & Leopard Tanks Russian Ops in Ukraine Sept.18, 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 18, 2022 Ukrainian offensives in Kherson and Kharkov have both ground to a halt; Near Kherson, a Russian strike on a dam up-river of the Ingulets has flooded crossings, isolating Ukrainian bridgeheads east of the river; Ukrainian forces have been fighting for days…

Charles Pierce (2022-09-17). Ukraine War, Divided Left: "Social Patriots" and the "Anti-Imperialism of Fools"! covertactionmagazine.com Since Russia's military operation commenced on February 24, the socialist left has been divided in its response to the armed conflict in Ukraine. On one side are those who align with the U.S., NATO and the Ukrainian state in denouncing Russia as the principal villain. In opposition are those who view the conflict as the outcome …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-17). Asian and NATO Countries Get Actively Engaged in the "Battle for the Arctic" libya360.wordpress.com Vladimir Danilov During the Cold War, Washington and Moscow fought hard for dominance in the Arctic. But then these tensions subsided in the 1990s, a period of "rapprochement between the West and Russia". The Arctic Council was even created, bringing the states of the region together and allowing them to coordinate their policies. After that,…

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

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Turkish Drone Strike Kills Five SDF Fighters In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org Late on September 16, a Turkish combat drone targeted a position of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the town of Ain Issa in the northern countryside of Syria's Raqqa. | The drone strike reportedly killed five members of the SDF. Two were fighters of the group, while the rest were members of its Military Police unit. | In an initial response to the deadly strike, the SDF targeted positions of the Turkish military and its proxies in the villages of Jahbal and al-Misherfah wh…

Jenny Pierson (2022-09-17). Evil Empire: Let the Monarchy Die Along With Elizabeth. independentmediainstitute.org The death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch of British royalty, has sparked global fascination and spawned thousands of clickbait reports of the details of her funeral. Americans, who centuries ago rejected monarchy, are seemingly obsessed with the ritualism, bizarrely mourning the demise of an elderly and fabulously wealthy woman who was born into …

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

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2022-09-18: News Headlines

____ (2022-09-18). Powerful storm strikes Alaska bringing historic surge: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — One of the strongest storms in at least a decade struck Alaska Saturday with hurricane force winds, high seas and rain that caused coastal flooding.

WorkWeek (2022-09-18). 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…

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

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-18). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

____ (2022-09-18). Moments of Xi Jinping and non-CPC members. ecns.cn Lin Shangyuan, a member of the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang and veteran who participated in the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, has met President Xi Jinping several times.

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

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-09-18). Sunday 9/25: Turning ideas into action: Taking to the streets with the FSP. indybay.org via zoom: tinyurl.com/FSP-Sept-25-mtg…

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

Staff (2022-09-18). Leader receives President Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi on Sunday.

Staff (2022-09-18). Leader to receive Holy Defense commanders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Holy Defense commanders are scheduled to meet with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

____ (2022-09-18). Full text: Xi Jinping's speech at SCO Council of Heads of State Meeting. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a speech at the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, calling for riding on the trend of the times and enhance solidarity and cooperation to embrace a better future.

Staff (2022-09-18). Leader to receive Holy Defense commanders, fighters. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) — Iranian Holy Defense commanders are scheduled to meet with the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

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

Staff (2022-09-18). Un necesario análisis marxista-leninista. cubadebate.cu Mis alumnos corroborarán lo difícil que es llegar a las esencias de la naturaleza, la sociedad, el pensamiento humano y la red de interrelaciones que se suceden entre ellos. Solo el Marxismo-Leninismo, como ciencia, filosofía y teoría, con su método científico fundamental: el "materialismo dialéctico", puede ofrecer certeras respuestas.

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-18). Gobierno colombiano se reúne con grupo disidente de las FARC. telesurtv.net El comisionado de paz de Colombia le explicó a los representantes de la disidencia del grupo insurgente el concepto de la Paz Total.

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-18). Venezuela rechaza informe de EE.UU. sobre productores de drogas. telesurtv.net "En esa infame publicación se desconoce el fiel cumplimiento de los compromisos internacionales del Gobierno bolivariano", indicó la cancillería.

Staff (2022-09-18). Unión Europea pretende castigar a Hungría por no implemetar las reformas prometidas. cubadebate.cu La Comisión Europea (CE) propuso hoy eliminar el desembolso de fondos europeos a Hungría, argumentando supuestas violaciones a los principios del Estado de derecho, sobre todo en materia de lucha contra la corrupción y fraude en los procedimientos de contratación pública.

Staff (2022-09-18). Unión Electrica pronostica afectación para el horario pico de 513 MW. cubadebate.cu Con este pronóstico, se estima una disponibilidad de 2507 MW y una demanda máxima de 2950 MW, para un déficit de 443 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 513 MW en este horario. por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 513 MW en este horario.

Charles Pierce (2022-09-17). Ukraine War, Divided Left: "Social Patriots" and the "Anti-Imperialism of Fools"! covertactionmagazine.com Since Russia's military operation commenced on February 24, the socialist left has been divided in its response to the armed conflict in Ukraine. On one side are those who align with the U.S., NATO and the Ukrainian state in denouncing Russia as the principal villain. In opposition are those who view the conflict as the outcome …

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

WSWS (2022-09-17). IG Metall union preparing real wage reductions in German contract negotiations. wsws.org The contract negotiations for around 3.8 million workers in the metal and electrical industries will decide how much the costs of the war against Russia and the massive rearmament programme will be pushed onto the backs of the working class.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Russian Airstrikes Hit HTS Positions In Syria's Greater Idlib Again (Videos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On September 17, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, which is occupied by al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and several other terrorist groups. | The airstrikes, which were reportedly carried out by two Su-24M and two Su-34 fighter bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces, hit positions of HTS in…

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

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

WSWS (2022-09-17). Australian central bank demands deeper cuts to wages and social spending. wsws.org This is a message of class war—demanding that the workers must be made to pay for the global inflationary spiral and capitalist crisis.

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

Fight Back (2022-09-17). Minneapolis highway bannering shows solidarity with Palestine. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 16 members of the MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) held banners on the footbridge over Interstate 35W at 24th Street in south Minneapolis during rush hour to raise awareness of Israeli attacks on the human rights of Palestinians. | The bannering was held on that day to mark the 39th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatilla massacre. In 1982, from September 16 to 18, right-wing paramilitaries backed by Israel and the U.S., murdered 3500 mostly Palestinian residents of a refugee camp in Lebanon. | …

WSWS (2022-09-17). Overturn University of Melbourne student union's anti-democratic disaffiliation of the IYSSE! wsws.org The IYSSE is fighting the decision, which is intended as a precedent to be used, above all, against clubs that represent oppositional, anti-war and left-wing voices.

Megan Sherman (2022-09-17). Planet Royal: "The Royal family are the galvanising force of colonialism" globalresearch.ca

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

Dean Baker (2022-09-17). The Non-Mystery of a Smaller Labor Force. cepr.net It is bizarre how the media keep insisting that we have some big problem of missing workers, since we don't. The Washington Post has the latest entry in the search for non-missing workers. As with other pieces, it implies that an unusual large percentage of people are opting not to be in the labor market. …

Ricardo Gomez (2022-09-17). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Local Journalism Gets Historic Boost. levernews.com Good things are happening! A historic new program in California aims to usher in the next generation of community-based reporters. Also, Louisiana organizers celebrated a victory for their collective health, stopping the completion of a so-called "Cancer Alley" petrochemical complex. Meanwhile, Oakland takes a stand for Indigenous rights by returning stolen land, and a German experiment in reimagining public transit is having an immense impact on carbon emissions.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, available below. | Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full s…

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

_____ (2022-09-17). Joe Biden Thinks A Rail Strike Has Been Averted. popularresistance.org Just after 5 a.m. on Thursday, Marty Walsh tweeted that the railroad companies and the railroad unions had come to a tentative agreement, less than 19 hours from a potential shutdown: | "Moments ago, following more than 20 consecutive hours of negotiations at [the Department of Labor], the rail companies and union negotiators came to a tentative agreement that balances the needs of workers, businesses, and our nation's economy. The Biden Administration applauds all parties for reaching this hard-fought, mutually beneficial deal. Our rail system is integral to our supply chain, and a disruption would have had cata…

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

Fight Back (2022-09-17). UW-Milwaukee SDS stands in solidarity with AFT 3535. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — As the fall semester began at UW-Milwaukee, faculty and staff received an email from the Student Services office asking them to help cover staffing shortages in dining services. Specifically, they were asked to "donate any time [they] can find." The office framed the request as a need to cover their new dining plan, which will help to address food insecurity, improve options for dietary restrictions, and is aligned with the campus' strategic plan "to make UWM a radically welcoming place for our students." Administration laid the guilt on thick. | American Federation of Teachers Local 3535, a…

WSWS (2022-09-17). Columbus Kroger workers reject third sellout deal, vote for strike action. wsws.org Despite giving the strike authorization, workers have been told to stay on the job while the union yet again attempts to re-enter negotiations with the company…

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

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-17). Israeli regime conducts new airstrikes on suburb of Damascus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — Local media in Syria said that Israeli regime conducted new air raids on the suburb of Damascus on Saturday morning.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Why rail workers need the support of the entire working class. wsws.org This statement was issued by UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman calling for all workers to support the struggle of rail workers.

Jenny Pierson (2022-09-17). Evil Empire: Let the Monarchy Die Along With Elizabeth. independentmediainstitute.org The death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch of British royalty, has sparked global fascination and spawned thousands of clickbait reports of the details of her funeral. Americans, who centuries ago rejected monarchy, are seemingly obsessed with the ritualism, bizarrely mourning the demise of an elderly and fabulously wealthy woman who was born into …

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Last Israeli Attack On Syria Targeted Iranian Revolutionary Guards Office — Report. southfront.org An office of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was one of the targets of the Citing unnamed sources, the UAE-based channel said that the IRGC's "Lebanon Corps Support Office" was struck during the attack. The office allegedly supports pro-Iranian forces in Sy…

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

Staff (2022-09-17). Iranian Ambassador explains Iran's stance on Caucasus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — In a series of tweets, the Iranian Ambassador to Baku has elaborated on Iran's stances on the two northern neighbors of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-17). Queen Elizabeth II's Death Resurfaces Seven Decades of British Crimes Against Iran. orinocotribune.com By Arvin Qaemian Sep 11, 2022 | Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, was like an immortal icon, like Big Ben. Yet, as Shakespeare put it, the "ominous and fearful owl of death" ultimately perched on Her Majesty's knees at Balmoral Castle. | Queen Elizabeth was the heiress of the British Empire's callous and ignominious legacy, once described as "the empire on which the sun never sets." Through their colonial reign, she and her forebears inflicted excruciating suffering on millions across the world. | Elizabeth II's long reign spanned seven decades, during which British dark and savage col…

Leila Doshmangir, Shabnam Iezadi, Kamal Gholipour, Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev (2022-09-17). [Correspondence] The future of Iran's health workforce. thelancet.com Iran has been hit by six waves of COVID-19 infection since the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced by authorities in March, 2020.1 The unprecedented and unknown nature of the disease gradually led to burnout of the health workforce, particularly among those health-care workers who were directly involved in treating patients with COVID-19. On one hand, burnout was caused by the fast spread, absence of treatment, and severe health outcomes; on the other hand, it was driven by persisting deficiencies in the health-care system: inexperienced staff working in an epidemic situation; untrained new medical staff; scarcity…

WSWS (2022-09-17). University of Sydney staff vote for more stoppages. wsws.org The latest vote highlights the determination of USYD workers to fight management, and the wider intent of university staff to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Turkish Drone Strike Kills Five SDF Fighters In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org Late on September 16, a Turkish combat drone targeted a position of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the town of Ain Issa in the northern countryside of Syria's Raqqa. | The drone strike reportedly killed five members of the SDF. Two were fighters of the group, while the rest were members of its Military Police unit. | In an initial response to the deadly strike, the SDF targeted positions of the Turkish military and its proxies in the villages of Jahbal and al-Misherfah wh…

WSWS (2022-09-17). Dairy giant Norco threatens to sack over 170 workers in flood-torn Australian city. wsws.org The mass retrenchment of workers will be another cruel blow to the working-class residents of Lismore and the surrounding Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

Staff (2022-09-17). A sacar a Cuba de la lista negra. cubadebate.cu Ahora, cuando el Gobierno de Petro le ha pedido al de La Habana que continúe siendo sede de los diálogos con el ELN y otros países se han ofrecido a colaborar con el proceso, el Gobierno de Biden no tiene un solo argumento para no dar los pasos necesarios con el fin de sacar de inmediato a Cuba de la tenebrosa lista.

Staff (2022-09-17). Se iniciará este lunes la XIV Comprobación Nacional al Control Interno. cubadebate.cu La XIV Comprobación Nacional al Control Interno comenzará el lunes próximo y será hasta el 31 de octubre, con el objetivo de constatar cómo la empresa estatal socialista cumple las 43 medidas dirigidas a perfeccionarla y fortalecerla, como actor principal en la producción de bienes y servicios, muchos asociados a la calidad de vida de la población.

_____ (2022-09-17). A Socialist Take On The Women's March Convention. popularresistance.org On the weekend of August 12, over 1,700 people converged on Houston, Texas, for the Women's March Convention. | Upon check-in at the almost $200 per night Hilton hotel, the convention displayed in the lobby beautifully painted "protest signs" that read "My Body, My Choice," "El lugar de la mujer es en la resistencia (women's place is in the resistance)" and "The whole damn system is wrong." Images highlighted Black and Latinx women in particular, with radical imagery invoking the Black Panthers and indigenous women in struggle. | The conference was sponsored by the usual suspects — including the Women's Mar…

Scorinoco (2022-09-17). Iran-Venezuela Expo Opens in Caracas, Will Strengthen Scientific And Technological Cooperation, President Maduro Says. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro inaugurated the Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Technological and Industrial Expo, being held at the Poliedro de Caracas, on Thursday, September 15. "Venezuela is a strong market in the sale of family vehicles," he said while touring the expo-fair. Iranian vehicles will soon be commercialized in the country, as part of the agreements established between Venezuela and the Islamic Republic of Iran. | During a tour of the Expo, the president also spoke about the cooperation between Iran and Venezuela for the assembly of tractors for agricultural work. He explained, together with the…

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

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

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

Fight Back (2022-09-16). 'Alex Saab: A Kidnapped Diplomat' global movie premiere September 16. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – Friday, September 16 marks the worldwide premiere of a new documentary out of Venezuela, 'Alex Saab: A Kidnapped Diplomat'. The movie will premiere at the Bolivar Theater in Caracas at 7 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by President Nicholas Maduro. The film will be streaming live on YouTube at that same time and solidarity activists will be gathering simultaneously in cities across the world to watch the documentary together. | A dozen cities throughout the United States, from New York City to Miami, to Chicago to Tucson, will host livestreaming events of the movie. | "It is imperativ…

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2022-09-17: News Headlines

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

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-09-17). Israeli regime conducts new airstrikes on suburb of Damascus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — Local media in Syria said that Israeli regime conducted new air raids on the suburb of Damascus on Saturday morning.

Staff (2022-09-17). Iranian Ambassador explains Iran's stance on Caucasus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — In a series of tweets, the Iranian Ambassador to Baku has elaborated on Iran's stances on the two northern neighbors of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

WSWS (2022-09-17). IG Metall union preparing real wage reductions in German contract negotiations. wsws.org The contract negotiations for around 3.8 million workers in the metal and electrical industries will decide how much the costs of the war against Russia and the massive rearmament programme will be pushed onto the backs of the working class.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Russian Airstrikes Hit HTS Positions In Syria's Greater Idlib Again (Videos). southfront.org A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft in the sky over the Khmeimim airbase in Syria. Photo: Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti | On September 17, a new wave of Russian airstrikes targeted the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, which is occupied by al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and several other terrorist groups. | The airstrikes, which were reportedly carried out by two Su-24M and two Su-34 fighter bombers of the Russian Aerospace Forces, hit positions of HTS in…

WorkWeek (2022-09-17). 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…

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

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). Barbara Lee & "Pete" Get An Earful In Oakland Over Tax Dollars For A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org Congresswoman Barbara Lee, US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joined together to talk about Federal funding for Oakland projects. Barbara Lee and "Pete" refused to say whether they supported Federal funds going to the GAP A's billionaire owner John Fisher's proposed new A' stadium on Port of Oakland public land at Howard Terminal. "Pete" also refused to say whether this project would harm the Port of Oakland as a working port.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Australian central bank demands deeper cuts to wages and social spending. wsws.org This is a message of class war—demanding that the workers must be made to pay for the global inflationary spiral and capitalist crisis.

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

Fight Back (2022-09-17). Minneapolis highway bannering shows solidarity with Palestine. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On September 16 members of the MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) held banners on the footbridge over Interstate 35W at 24th Street in south Minneapolis during rush hour to raise awareness of Israeli attacks on the human rights of Palestinians. | The bannering was held on that day to mark the 39th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatilla massacre. In 1982, from September 16 to 18, right-wing paramilitaries backed by Israel and the U.S., murdered 3500 mostly Palestinian residents of a refugee camp in Lebanon. | …

Kevin Rothwell (2022-09-17). Saturday 9/17: Benchlands Resistance Organizing. indybay.org Benchlands near the 2nd stairway down from the Courthouse parking lot as you walk from Water St. towards the Duck Pond in San Lorenzo Park.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Overturn University of Melbourne student union's anti-democratic disaffiliation of the IYSSE! wsws.org The IYSSE is fighting the decision, which is intended as a precedent to be used, above all, against clubs that represent oppositional, anti-war and left-wing voices.

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

Ricardo Gomez (2022-09-17). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Local Journalism Gets Historic Boost. levernews.com Good things are happening! A historic new program in California aims to usher in the next generation of community-based reporters. Also, Louisiana organizers celebrated a victory for their collective health, stopping the completion of a so-called "Cancer Alley" petrochemical complex. Meanwhile, Oakland takes a stand for Indigenous rights by returning stolen land, and a German experiment in reimagining public transit is having an immense impact on carbon emissions.All this and much more in this week's edition of You Love To See It, available below. | Read the full story: | Sign up now to read the full s…

Megan Sherman (2022-09-17). Planet Royal: "The Royal family are the galvanising force of colonialism" globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2022-09-17). The Non-Mystery of a Smaller Labor Force. cepr.net It is bizarre how the media keep insisting that we have some big problem of missing workers, since we don't. The Washington Post has the latest entry in the search for non-missing workers. As with other pieces, it implies that an unusual large percentage of people are opting not to be in the labor market. …

Fight Back (2022-09-17). UW-Milwaukee SDS stands in solidarity with AFT 3535. fightbacknews.org Milwaukee, WI — As the fall semester began at UW-Milwaukee, faculty and staff received an email from the Student Services office asking them to help cover staffing shortages in dining services. Specifically, they were asked to "donate any time [they] can find." The office framed the request as a need to cover their new dining plan, which will help to address food insecurity, improve options for dietary restrictions, and is aligned with the campus' strategic plan "to make UWM a radically welcoming place for our students." Administration laid the guilt on thick. | American Federation of Teachers Local 3535, a…

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

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Turkish Drone Strike Kills Five SDF Fighters In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org Late on September 16, a Turkish combat drone targeted a position of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near the town of Ain Issa in the northern countryside of Syria's Raqqa. | The drone strike reportedly killed five members of the SDF. Two were fighters of the group, while the rest were members of its Military Police unit. | In an initial response to the deadly strike, the SDF targeted positions of the Turkish military and its proxies in the villages of Jahbal and al-Misherfah wh…

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

Erin McCarley (2022-09-17). It's Time to Call it What It Is: A Capitalism-Induced Ecological Crisis. zcomm.org We must make ourselves useful to the movements around us that are already taking the biggest risks and doing the hardest work…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-17). Last Israeli Attack On Syria Targeted Iranian Revolutionary Guards Office — Report. southfront.org An office of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was one of the targets of the Citing unnamed sources, the UAE-based channel said that the IRGC's "Lebanon Corps Support Office" was struck during the attack. The office allegedly supports pro-Iranian forces in Sy…

WSWS (2022-09-17). University of Sydney staff vote for more stoppages. wsws.org The latest vote highlights the determination of USYD workers to fight management, and the wider intent of university staff to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions.

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

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

Leila Doshmangir, Shabnam Iezadi, Kamal Gholipour, Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev (2022-09-17). [Correspondence] The future of Iran's health workforce. thelancet.com Iran has been hit by six waves of COVID-19 infection since the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced by authorities in March, 2020.1 The unprecedented and unknown nature of the disease gradually led to burnout of the health workforce, particularly among those health-care workers who were directly involved in treating patients with COVID-19. On one hand, burnout was caused by the fast spread, absence of treatment, and severe health outcomes; on the other hand, it was driven by persisting deficiencies in the health-care system: inexperienced staff working in an epidemic situation; untrained new medical staff; scarcity…

WSWS (2022-09-17). Dairy giant Norco threatens to sack over 170 workers in flood-torn Australian city. wsws.org The mass retrenchment of workers will be another cruel blow to the working-class residents of Lismore and the surrounding Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

____ (2022-09-17). Full text: Xi Jinping's speech at SCO Council of Heads of State Meeting. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday delivered a speech at the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, calling for riding on the trend of the times and enhance solidarity and cooperation to embrace a better future.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Why rail workers need the support of the entire working class. wsws.org This statement was issued by UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman calling for all workers to support the struggle of rail workers.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

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

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-17). Queen Elizabeth II's Death Resurfaces Seven Decades of British Crimes Against Iran. orinocotribune.com By Arvin Qaemian Sep 11, 2022 | Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, was like an immortal icon, like Big Ben. Yet, as Shakespeare put it, the "ominous and fearful owl of death" ultimately perched on Her Majesty's knees at Balmoral Castle. | Queen Elizabeth was the heiress of the British Empire's callous and ignominious legacy, once described as "the empire on which the sun never sets." Through their colonial reign, she and her forebears inflicted excruciating suffering on millions across the world. | Elizabeth II's long reign spanned seven decades, during which British dark and savage col…

Tanupriya Singh (2022-09-17). Violence against Indigenous women grows in Vancouver amid 'apathy and injustice'. zcomm.org Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism…

Jenny Pierson (2022-09-17). Evil Empire: Let the Monarchy Die Along With Elizabeth. independentmediainstitute.org The death of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch of British royalty, has sparked global fascination and spawned thousands of clickbait reports of the details of her funeral. Americans, who centuries ago rejected monarchy, are seemingly obsessed with the ritualism, bizarrely mourning the demise of an elderly and fabulously wealthy woman who was born into …

Staff (2022-09-17). Leader's attendance at Arbaeen ceremony. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei participated in a mourning ceremony on Arbaeen day which was also attended by student associations.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Columbus Kroger workers reject third sellout deal, vote for strike action. wsws.org Despite giving the strike authorization, workers have been told to stay on the job while the union yet again attempts to re-enter negotiations with the company…

Staff (2022-09-17). Se iniciará este lunes la XIV Comprobación Nacional al Control Interno. cubadebate.cu La XIV Comprobación Nacional al Control Interno comenzará el lunes próximo y será hasta el 31 de octubre, con el objetivo de constatar cómo la empresa estatal socialista cumple las 43 medidas dirigidas a perfeccionarla y fortalecerla, como actor principal en la producción de bienes y servicios, muchos asociados a la calidad de vida de la población.

Staff (2022-09-17). A sacar a Cuba de la lista negra. cubadebate.cu Ahora, cuando el Gobierno de Petro le ha pedido al de La Habana que continúe siendo sede de los diálogos con el ELN y otros países se han ofrecido a colaborar con el proceso, el Gobierno de Biden no tiene un solo argumento para no dar los pasos necesarios con el fin de sacar de inmediato a Cuba de la tenebrosa lista.

Scorinoco (2022-09-17). Iran-Venezuela Expo Opens in Caracas, Will Strengthen Scientific And Technological Cooperation, President Maduro Says. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro inaugurated the Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Technological and Industrial Expo, being held at the Poliedro de Caracas, on Thursday, September 15. "Venezuela is a strong market in the sale of family vehicles," he said while touring the expo-fair. Iranian vehicles will soon be commercialized in the country, as part of the agreements established between Venezuela and the Islamic Republic of Iran. | During a tour of the Expo, the president also spoke about the cooperation between Iran and Venezuela for the assembly of tractors for agricultural work. He explained, together with the…

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

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

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-09-17). Venezuela rechaza informe de EE.UU. sobre productores de drogas. telesurtv.net "En esa infame publicación se desconoce el fiel cumplimiento de los compromisos internacionales del Gobierno bolivariano", indicó la cancillería.

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

Staff (2022-09-16). Yemen commemorates anniversary of September 21 revolution. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) — A magnificent military parade was held in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the September 21 revolution against the Saudi-backed regime in the country and its removal from power.

Lee Camp (2022-09-16). The Fed's Secret Plan to Suck Workers Dry. mintpressnews.com Workers have the power right now, and corporate America does not. And now we have proof that corporate America — which owns our government – wants to turn this all around immediately.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-09-16). Trust in the Feelings of Solidarity of Fellow Human Beings in the Face of "The Demons of Human History" globalresearch.ca

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

____ (2022-09-16). Xinjiang local rebuffs claims of 'forced labor' during UN session. ecns.cn The allegation of "forced labor" in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is an absolute lie, a representative from Xinjiang stood out at the 51st regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.

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

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

Russiancouncil.ru (2022-09-16). Meeting with an Indian Society Figure, Dr Dalbir Singh. russiancouncil.ru Discussion focused on prospects for closer Russia — India collaboration, especially on the economic front…

_____ (2022-09-16). The Sickness Of The American Left And The Path To Recovery. popularresistance.org The U.S. has entered a dark period. Economic crisis wracks its capitalist system. Military instability and chaos reign supreme over its imperialist ventures. Political illegitimacy worsens by the year, at times by the month. These conditions sound favorable to the growth of revolutionary possibilities within the citadel of imperialism. | But such is not the case at the moment. Discipline and organization are at perhaps their weakest point in generations. Young people are moving toward socialist politics. However, a similar number of people have embraced the politics of a U.S.-led New Cold War against Russia and C…

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

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

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

Fight Back (2022-09-16). Statement condemning the OHCHR's 'Assessment of human rights concerns in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China'. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement initiated by Friends of Socialist China. Freedom Road Socialist Organization is among the signers. | We strongly condemn the publication by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) 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 Assessmen…

_____ (2022-09-16). Ridiculous Right-Wing Grifters Cash In Posing As 'Patriotic Socialists'. popularresistance.org MAGA 'Communism'? Ben Norton and Danny Haiphong discuss the absurd concepts of MAGA "communism" and "patriotic socialism" in the imperialist US. Pro-Trump opportunists are posing as leftists to recruit the right – and make lots of money.

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). European Commission Proposes 'Cyber Resilience Act'. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the European Commission presented a proposal for Cyber Resilience Act (CRA), a new European Union (EU) law aiming at guaranteeing cyber security in connected devices and software sold on the single market. | RELATED: | "The Cyber Resilience Act will ensure the connected objects and software we buy comply with strong cybersecurity safeguards," Margrethe Vestager, executive vice president of the European Commis…

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). UK Suspends N. Ireland Border Checks Despite EU Legal Action. telesurenglish.net Despite legal action from the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom (UK) said on Thursday that it will continue with its pause on border checks on goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. | RELATED: | "I can confirm we have received a reply from the UK. We will now analyze the reply before deciding on the next steps," European Commission spokesperson for EU-UK affairs Daniel Ferrie said on Thursday. | The Commission launched infringement procedures against the UK in Jun…

SAM (2022-09-16). The First Billionaire To Become UK's King. inequality.org

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

Dean Baker (2022-09-16). Do Workers Have to Take It on the Chin to Fight Inflation? cepr.net My toolbox includes a financial transactions tax, universal accounts at the Fed, stop pension funds from making private equity partners rich, and stop universities from making hedge fund partners rich by managing their endowments.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Essity ends lockout in New Zealand after unions impose sellout deal. wsws.org After 145 workers at the Kawerau paper mill were locked out for nearly six weeks and starved into accepting a below-inflation pay offer, the union bureaucracy is celebrating this sellout.

Phillip Dexter, Roscoe Palm (2022-09-16). Hiding in Plain Sight: The Capture of South African 'Independent' Media by the U.S. State and Big Capital. towardfreedom.org It is time we knew who the masters of South African media really are, write Phillip Dexter and Roscoe Palm of Pan-African Institute for Socialism.

WSWS (2022-09-16). How the trade unions suppressed the class struggle during UK's "Summer of Discontent" wsws.org The working class cannot take a step forward except by wresting control of their struggles from the TUC and the Labour Party—and their defenders.

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

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

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

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-09-16). Railroad CEOs Were Paid Over $200 Million As Workers Suffered. levernews.com

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). Zambia Rallies Africa for Common Voice at Climate Negotiations. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the Zambian government called for closer collaboration among African countries and Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in advancing mutual interests ahead of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) slated for Egypt in November this year. | RELATED: | The Minister of Green Economy and Environment Collins Nzovu said as chair of the Af…

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

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). Venezuelan Institutions Seek Cooperation With Iran. telesurenglish.net "Basically, we expect to create alliances, alliances at the health level to continue helping the Venezuelan people in everything related to health," said Quimbiotec's head of public affairs, Giselle Longa, in an interview with Sputnik Agency. | RELATED: | On Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated the Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Technological and Industrial Expo Fair intending to strengthen the commercial, scie…

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

Fight Back (2022-09-16). 'Alex Saab: A Kidnapped Diplomat' global movie premiere September 16. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – Friday, September 16 marks the worldwide premiere of a new documentary out of Venezuela, 'Alex Saab: A Kidnapped Diplomat'. The movie will premiere at the Bolivar Theater in Caracas at 7 p.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by President Nicholas Maduro. The film will be streaming live on YouTube at that same time and solidarity activists will be gathering simultaneously in cities across the world to watch the documentary together. | A dozen cities throughout the United States, from New York City to Miami, to Chicago to Tucson, will host livestreaming events of the movie. | "It is imperativ…

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

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

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

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). US Labor Department Averts Railway Strike With Tentative Deal. telesurenglish.net After a grueling day of negotiations, U.S. railroad firms and unions have reached a tentative deal, averting a potential rail strike that could be economically damaging. | RELATED: | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh announced the agreement early on Thursday, writing that "following more than 20 consecutive hours of negotiations," the temporary deal "balances the needs of workers, businesses, and our nation's economy." | "The Biden…

_____ (2022-09-16). Workers At Big South Florida Hotel Boost Minimum Pay To $20. popularresistance.org Hollywood, Florida – Weeks after a big strike vote, 450 hotel workers at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract that boosts minimum hourly pay to $20, halts subcontracting, and restores daily housekeeping. | "This is an incredible victory for workers in South Florida," said Wendi Walsh, secretary-treasurer of UNITE HERE Local 355, in a statement. "This was possible because workers decided to fight back, willing to risk it all. Hospitality workers are the backbone of South Florida's economy and finally the value of their contribution is being rec…

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). Brazilians Keep Lula as Favorite 16 Days Before the Elections. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, published a survey showing that 45 percent of Brazilians remain firmly behind the Workers' Party (PT) candidate Lula da Silva in his race for the Brazilian presidency. | RELATED: | With less than three weeks to go before the Oct. 2 elections, the leftist leader maintains a 12-point lead over President Jair Bolsonaro, who fell in voting preferences from 34 percent to 33 percent between Sept. 9 and Sept. 15.

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). UN Decries High Child Labor Rates in Africa Amid Rising Poverty. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the International Labour Organization (ILO) decried the high child labor rates in Africa amid the rising poverty. | RELATED: | ILO Country Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda Wellington Chibebe told journalists in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, that Africa accounts for about 92 million out of 160 million child laborers in the world. | "Africa stands out as the region with the highest p…

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). US Black Women Suffer From Pay Gap: Report. telesurenglish.net In the United States, pay gap is especially stark for Black women, who face not only race discrimination, but also sex discrimination reported the National Women's Law Center on Thursday. | RELATED: | Among full-time, year-round workers, Black women typically make just 67 cents for every dollar paid to white, non-Hispanic men, according to the report. | "This wage gap costs Black women 1,891 U.S. dollars per month,…

WSWS (2022-09-16). Seattle educators outraged after Seattle Education Association forcibly shuts down strike. wsws.org The union orchestrated a return to work without teachers being able to review the tentative contract, running roughshod over the express will of the membership.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-16). Poll: 85% of swing state voters, 18 to 40, back unions. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON —Young voters in nine swing states with tight Senate races strongly back workers' rights, and especially the Protect The Right To Organize (PRO) Act, says a new Hart Research poll, commissioned by the Communications Workers. As a matter of fact, support for the PRO Act, organized labor's #1 legislative priority, is so lopsided among …

WSWS (2022-09-16). Democratic House Speaker Pelosi to rail workers: Accept a pro-company deal or we'll force you to. wsws.org Pelosi, with a net worth of $135 million, is one of the richest individuals in a Congress composed largely of millionaires. When Pelosi declares that the agreement is "good for our economy," she really means it is good for Wall Street.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Mexican Government declares it will take months to retrieve bodies of Coahuila coal miners. wsws.org As with the long list of previous mine disasters and deaths in this region, no company, no government agency, no trade union, has been held accountable.

Erin McCarley (2022-09-16). It's Time to Call It What It Is—A Capitalism-Induced Ecological Crisis. commondreams.org Capitalism as an economic system requires constant growth, constant profit, and endless extraction in order to achieve profit.

PAI (2022-09-16). Rail pact, drafted after Biden intervened, averts forced strike. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—After 20 straight hours of talks between rail unions and bosses, pushed to bargaining by Democratic President Joe Biden and top administration officials, three rail unions, including the two key ones representing engineers and conductors, reached a tentative five-year agreement with freight railroad management at 4 am on September 15. The contract, covering just over …

Jeffrey D. Sachs (2022-09-16). Pakistan's Devastation Is Just a Preview of the Future—and the Biggest Climate Polluters Must Pay Up. commondreams.org The developing world will not forget the leading role that industrialized economies have played in permanently altering the climate and making catastrophic events more likely.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Will Ray Curry debate a rank-and-file worker? wsws.org The following is an email that UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman sent to the UAW membership on Thursday, September 15. A debate is currently scheduled for Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, though Curry has not yet said he will attend.

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

WSWS (2022-09-16). 6,300 Buffalo, New York health care workers vote to strike Kaleida. wsws.org After working more than three months after the initial expiration of their contract, nurses and other health care workers voted by 96 percent to authorize a strike against Kaleida Health.

WSWS (2022-09-16). US- and German-backed "independent" union at Volkswagen in Puebla, Mexico, imposes sellout deal. wsws.org Workers only ratified the contract because they realized that the union could not be pushed to fight.

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

WSWS (2022-09-16). Lumber workers in Washington and Oregon continue strike for wage increases, benefits. wsws.org On Tuesday, around 1,200 Weyerhaeuser lumber workers began a strike at facilities in Washington and Oregon after massively rejecting the latest contract offer.

Luca GoldMansour (2022-09-16). Corporate Media Is Trying to Convince People Student Debt Forgiveness Is Bad. commondreams.org By trying to convince voters that debt relief will cost them, and that a more egalitarian society is impossible, corporate media are defending America's ruling class from an educated working class.

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

WSWS (2022-09-16). Kaiser mental health workers continue five-week strike as unions instruct 20,000 Kaiser nurses to cross picket line during contract struggle. wsws.org While workers are being starved and isolated on the picket line, there have been no serious or detailed updates on the state of negotiations released on the NUHW website. In addition, the NUHW has not rallied any of its additional 14,000 members across the country.

Staff (2022-09-16). Ceneuro y CENESEX se unen en convenio a favor de victimas de abuso sexual infantil. cubadebate.cu El Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba y CENESEX se unen en un nuevo proyecto de investigación científica. Ambas instituciones firmaron un convenio de colaboración que permitirá llevar adelante el estudio "Eficacia de la terapia cognitiva conductual en víctimas de abuso sexual infantil: bases biológicas". El acuerdo facilitará el intercambio científico recíproco.

Staff (2022-09-16). Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas convoca a tuitazo este viernes en respaldo al nuevo Código de las Familias. cubadebate.cu La Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas (UJC) convocó hoy a un tuitazo en respaldo al nuevo Código de las Familias, el cual se someterá a referendo el 25 de septiembre próximo. Según la cuenta en la red social Twitter de la organización política, la invitación es para este viernes 16 de septiembre, de 9: 00 am a 12: 00 pm.

Staff (2022-09-16). 127 años de la Constitución de Jimaguayú: "La independencia de Cuba hasta vencer o morir" cubadebate.cu Sin demasiados protocolos Máximo Gómez hace el anuncio esperado y solemne: Cuba tiene nueva Constitución y nuevo Gobierno. La Carta Magna fue firmada el día 16 después de tres jornadas de reuniones; la presidencia de la República recayó en Salvador Cisneros Betancourt hace apenas unas horas. Jimaguayú ha limpiado la ofrenda de aquellas muertes fatales.

Staff (2022-09-16). Cervecerías de Reino Unido podrían cerrar tras el incremento del precio del dióxido de carbono. cubadebate.cu Productores de cerveza del Reino Unido podrían interrumpir la elaboración de la bebida en los próximos meses por al incremento del precio de uno de sus componentes. Se trata del dióxido de carbono, utilizado para carbonatar y envasar las cervezas. Su costo se encareció 10 veces y el grupo estadounidense que lo produce detuvo la elaboración.

Staff (2022-09-16). Unión Eléctrica: Se estima una afectación de 950 MW en el pico nocturno de este viernes. cubadebate.cu Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2100 MW y una demanda máxima de 2980 MW, para un déficit de 880 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas se pronostica una afectación de 950 MW en este horario. Se implementan todas las medidas de restricción del consumo en el sector estatal.

TeleSUR -ysm, DRL (2022-09-16). Gremios docentes rechazan nuevo ciclo lectivo en Buenos Aires. telesurtv.net El jefe del Gobierno porteño, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, anunció que tres sábados serán laborales el ciclo lectivo 2023.

Manlio Dinucci (2022-09-16). L'offensiva del complesso militare-industrial. globalresearch.ca La recente avanzata ucraina è stata pianificata mesi fa dagli USA, che hanno fornito alle forze di Kiev in tempo reale le informazioni sugli obiettivi russi da colpire: lo rivela il New York Times in base a fonti ufficiali. Cià≤ …

Workers World Party (2022-09-15). PDF of September 15 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Google, Amazon workers say 'No tech for Israeli apartheid' Michigan: Ballot access win Housing activists crash gentrifiers' party Buffalo workers fight for tenant Mine wars: Blair Mountain to Alabama Donovan Lewis' life matters Tear Down the Walls: Remembering 1971 Attica uprising Free Alex Saab documentary Editorials: Why . . . |

_____ (2022-09-15). Workers Building New US Embassy In Honduras Are On Strike. popularresistance.org The Biden administration has pledged that "the United States will work with governments to strengthen … the enforcement of labor laws, promote decent work, and support workers in exercising their freedom of association and collective bargaining rights," as one of four pillars of its strategy to address the root causes of migration from Central America. | In Honduras today the U.S. has an opportunity to practice this with the 1,100 workers it has hired to build a new embassy. But it's blowing it. | Instead, police have been called in to bust a strike that's been going on at the construction site in Tegucigalpa s…

Fight Back (2022-09-15). Greece: All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) Solidarity with the Nurses' Strike in Minnesota and Wisconsin. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the influential Greek labor organization, the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME). | PAME that represents the class unions of Greece, expresses its solidarity with the strike of thousands of nurses in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the USA who are demanding 27% wage increases. | Health workers both before and during the pandemic have been on the front line of protecting the lives and health of the people. But governments and business groups that treat health as a commodity on the one hand treat the sick as customers who must pay to get well and on the…

Brett Wilkins (2022-09-15). Railway Workers Fight Shows Need for Paid Sick and Family Leave, Says Economist. commondreams.org "It staggers the imagination that in September 2022 the workers who keep the trains running did not have even one sick day to care for themselves."

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2022-09-16: News Headlines

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

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

____ (2022-09-16). Xinjiang local rebuffs claims of 'forced labor' during UN session. ecns.cn The allegation of "forced labor" in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is an absolute lie, a representative from Xinjiang stood out at the 51st regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Essity ends lockout in New Zealand after unions impose sellout deal. wsws.org After 145 workers at the Kawerau paper mill were locked out for nearly six weeks and starved into accepting a below-inflation pay offer, the union bureaucracy is celebrating this sellout.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Kaiser mental health workers continue five-week strike as unions instruct 20,000 Kaiser nurses to cross picket line during contract struggle. wsws.org While workers are being starved and isolated on the picket line, there have been no serious or detailed updates on the state of negotiations released on the NUHW website. In addition, the NUHW has not rallied any of its additional 14,000 members across the country.

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

Labor Video Project (2022-09-16). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Seattle educators outraged after Seattle Education Association forcibly shuts down strike. wsws.org The union orchestrated a return to work without teachers being able to review the tentative contract, running roughshod over the express will of the membership.

WSWS (2022-09-16). 6,300 Buffalo, New York health care workers vote to strike Kaleida. wsws.org After working more than three months after the initial expiration of their contract, nurses and other health care workers voted by 96 percent to authorize a strike against Kaleida Health.

WSWS (2022-09-16). Lumber workers in Washington and Oregon continue strike for wage increases, benefits. wsws.org On Tuesday, around 1,200 Weyerhaeuser lumber workers began a strike at facilities in Washington and Oregon after massively rejecting the latest contract offer.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-16). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

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

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-16). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

WSWS (2022-09-16). Will Ray Curry debate a rank-and-file worker? wsws.org The following is an email that UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman sent to the UAW membership on Thursday, September 15. A debate is currently scheduled for Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, though Curry has not yet said he will attend.

Staff (2022-09-16). Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas convoca a tuitazo este viernes en respaldo al nuevo Código de las Familias. cubadebate.cu La Unión de Jóvenes Comunistas (UJC) convocó hoy a un tuitazo en respaldo al nuevo Código de las Familias, el cual se someterá a referendo el 25 de septiembre próximo. Según la cuenta en la red social Twitter de la organización política, la invitación es para este viernes 16 de septiembre, de 9: 00 am a 12: 00 pm.

TeleSUR -ysm, DRL (2022-09-16). Gremios docentes rechazan nuevo ciclo lectivo en Buenos Aires. telesurtv.net El jefe del Gobierno porteño, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, anunció que tres sábados serán laborales el ciclo lectivo 2023.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-15). Human Toll of Eight-Year Ukrainian Army Onslaught in Eastern Ukraine is Shocking. libya360.wordpress.com John Parker John Parker walking through a Ukrainian bunker west of Sokilnyky. [Source: Photo courtesy of John Parker] The eastern Ukrainian countryside is being littered with Ukrainian Army mines while some towns have been abandoned as residents had to escape Ukrainian Army shelling. Residents consider Americans who send money to the Ukrainian government in the…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-15). US Ammunition Running Low for Ukraine, No Quick Fix for Shortage. libya360.wordpress.com The Western media based on US Army market surveys is taking notice of critical shortages of munitions among US stockpiles and what is available to send Ukraine. The shortages undoubtedly have and will continue to manifest themselves on the battlefield in the form of Ukrainian forces being constantly outgunned. References: The Duran &#1 ; Bakhmut and…

Anonymous765 (2022-09-15). Syrian And Russian Strikes Deal A Heavy Blow To HTS's Drone Program In Greater Idlib. southfront.org |

Workers World Party (2022-09-15). PDF of September 15 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Google, Amazon workers say 'No tech for Israeli apartheid' Michigan: Ballot access win Housing activists crash gentrifiers' party Buffalo workers fight for tenant Mine wars: Blair Mountain to Alabama Donovan Lewis' life matters Tear Down the Walls: Remembering 1971 Attica uprising Free Alex Saab documentary Editorials: Why . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-15). Defend Esquel and Aura workers jobs at the Koggala Free Trade Zone in Sri Lanka! wsws.org The destruction of jobs at the Esquel and Aura garment factories is part of an escalating attack on the living standards and basic democratic rights of the entire working class.

Minnie Bruce Pratt (2022-09-15). Alabama miners defiant in longest U.S. strike underway. workers.org The longest strike in the U.S. is going on right now in Brookwood, Alabama, where United Mine Workers are still on the picket line after 17-plus months. In April 2021, 1,100 workers walked out of the Warrior Met mines. They had given serious wage and benefit concessions to save the . . . |

Infobrics (2022-09-15). Half of Americans think US will lose superpower status within ten years. infobrics.org The very fact so many Americans think the US is turning into a dictatorship and that a civil war is a likely scenario speaks volumes of the unflattering state of the much-touted "American democracy".

Otis Grotewohl (2022-09-15). UMWA commemorates the Mine Wars on Labor Day weekend. workers.org Marmet, West Virginia During Labor Day weekend, the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum hosted two ceremonies entitled "Courage in the Hollers" to present permanent monuments in honor of the coal miners who fought in the Battle of Blair Mountain. That conflict is considered the largest labor uprising in U.S. history . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-15). Warnings of financial turbulence amid rising workers' struggles. wsws.org The key issue for ruling circles in the US and elsewhere is how far and how fast interest rates must be raised to suppress the growing movement of the working class for wage increases.

Infobrics (2022-09-15). BRICS Industrial Innovation Contest Final Kicks Off in Xiamen. infobrics.org Contestants compete in the industrial internet, intelligent manufacturing, and green development during the contest themed "industrial innovation for stronger, greener, and healthier global development"

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-15). Afghan People Face a Deadly Humanitarian Crisis. libya360.wordpress.com Amitabha Roychowdhury As winter approaches, the UN Security Council should set aside differences and urgently focus on how to send assistance to Afghanistan's impoverished people The massive humanitarian crisis and the perilous condition of the economy in Afghanistan are likely to worsen with the impending onset of the harsh winter season for the second time…

Carlos L. Garrido (2022-09-15). The Failed Serotonin Theory of Depression: A Marxist Analysis. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido &#1 ; Sep 9, 2022 | A recent study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry sent shockwaves across the scientific community and popular outlets as it disproved the predominant "serotonin hypothesis" of depression. In just two weeks since its publication it has been accessed by nearly half a million people and the subject of dozens of subsequent articles. The researchers analyzed a total of seventeen systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other large studies focused on the following six tenets pertinent to the "serotonin hypothesis" of depression: | "(1) Serotonin and the serotonin metabo…

Fight Back (2022-09-15). Greece: All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) Solidarity with the Nurses' Strike in Minnesota and Wisconsin. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the influential Greek labor organization, the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME). | PAME that represents the class unions of Greece, expresses its solidarity with the strike of thousands of nurses in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the USA who are demanding 27% wage increases. | Health workers both before and during the pandemic have been on the front line of protecting the lives and health of the people. But governments and business groups that treat health as a commodity on the one hand treat the sick as customers who must pay to get well and on the…

Editor (2022-09-15). Freight Workers Explain Why National Railroad Strike is Looming. scheerpost.com A national rail shutdown, which has not occurred since the early 1990s, would have a major economic impact. Photo: Jim Hamilton, CC BY 2.0. | By Maximillian Alvarez / On Friday, September 16, the United States could see its first major rail strike and/or rail lockout since the early '90s. Railroad workers have reached the end of their rope after years of enduring dramatic staff cuts that have piled more work onto fewer workers, along with exhausting schedules and draconian attendance…

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

Labor Video Project (2022-09-15). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions,Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

WSWS (2022-09-15). UK rail workers support US railroad struggle. wsws.org Rail workers in the UK, who have taken part in repeated national strikes over the last three months, gave statements of solidarity with this critical struggle.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Workers at GM plant in Silao, Mexico: US sponsored union 'destroyed our independence'. wsws.org The AFL-CIO and US government imposed a so-called "independent" union at the GM Silao factory that has acted no differently from the corrupt charro unions, according to six workers used in the process and then "thrown into the trash."

Anonymous669 (2022-09-15). New Videos Of Azerbaijani Strikes On Armenian Forces Emerge As Situation In Karabakh Cools Down. southfront.org Bayrakdar TB2 UCAV, source: ssb.gov.tr | As the situation in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh cools down, new videos of Azerbaijani drone strikes on Armenian forces continue to emerge. | On September 15, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense shared videos of recent strikes by Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 combat drones on several Armenian positions and military trucks across the frontline in Nagorno-Karabakh. | One of the videos also shows the aftermath of intensive Azerbaijani artillery strikes…

WSWS (2022-09-15). Canadian rail workers back strike action by their US colleagues. wsws.org "I support them! Fully!" said one rail worker, who is a member of the CP Workers Rank-and-File Committee's Facebook group. "I am a railway worker in Canada and am disgusted by how we (both countries) have been treated by the railway management!"

WSWS (2022-09-15). Australia: Rail union announces token industrial action to conceal plans for sellout. wsws.org New South Wales rail workers will turn off Opal readers in an "action" designed by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union to blind workers to its efforts to bury their dispute in the industrial courts.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Oppose the right-wing smear campaign aimed at silencing Canadian anti-COVID activist and former teacher Ryan Imgrund! wsws.org Imgrund, who built up a large following among workers in Ontario thanks to his advocacy for COVID-19 public health measures, has been targeted by a rabid alliance of far-right anti-vaxxers, COVID deniers, and "left" proponents of identity politics.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-15). Pittsburgh case reflects depth of illegal moves by Starbucks. peoplesworld.org PITTSBURGH—A comprehensive case out of Pittsburgh shows the depths to which Starbucks will stoop in labor law-breaking to stop its workers from unionizing. The offenses the National Labor Relations Board's regional office cataloged were so many and so varied that Starbucks Workers United, the Service Employees sector that aids the grass-roots organizing drives from coast …

WSWS (2022-09-15). "This is basically the same as the PEB": Railroad workers denounce deal reached by White House and unions. wsws.org A BNSF track worker in Kansas City told the WSWS, "This is basically the same as the PEB, with a few numbers changed.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Australia: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse nurses overwhelmingly reject union sell-out agreement. wsws.org This important result follows the issuing of an open letter by Lifehouse nurses, urging their co-workers to reject the deal and demanding that the union call for a "no" vote.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Hundreds of hospitality workers in Hollywood, Florida prevented from striking after Unite Here announces sellout agreement. wsws.org A last minute deal by Unite Here blocked 4 Diplomat Beach Resort workers in Hollywood, Florida from striking South Florida Monday morning.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-15). In Video: Turkish Army Showcases Weapons Seized From PKK Caves In Northern Iraq. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi | The Turkish military continues to chase the cells of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in the framework of Operation Claw-Lock. | On September 15, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense released footage showing loads of weapons, ammunition and military equipment which were recently seized from two caves of the Kurdish guerilla group in the Operation Claw-Lock zone.

____ (2022-09-15). U.S. intercity passenger train carrier cancels all long-distance trains ahead of potential freight railway strike. ecns.cn Amtrak, the most important passenger railroad service in the United States, announced Wednesday it has canceled all of its long-distance routes starting Thursday in response to a potential nationwide freight railroad workers' strike.

Jackson Potter (2022-09-15). Justice for Teachers: The Strike That Started the Red Wave. commondreams.org Ten years ago, Chicago teachers modeled what a militant fight for public education looks like by walking off the job. A decade later, the legacy of social justice unionism continues to animate the U.S. labor movement.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Veteran UK rail worker speaks on British and US rail struggles. wsws.org The World Socialist Web Site interviewed a rail worker of more than three decades on the ongoing national strikes in Britain and the struggle of railroad workers in the United States.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Worker at meeting of Rail Workers Rank-and-File Committee: We must bring power back to the rank and file. wsws.org "I became a member," the worker declared, "because I share the same sentiment of distrust in the railroads and the union apparatus that you all have."

WSWS (2022-09-15). A sordid fight over money between Black Lives Matter factions. wsws.org The sordid squabbling over cash exposes the venal and reactionary character of the purveyors of racial politics, and the hostility of these privileged social layers to the working class.

Anonymous669 (2022-09-15). Iraq Says Two ISIS Leaders Were Among Terrorists Killed In Recent Al-Anbar Airstrikes (Photos). southfront.org Iraqi Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons conduct a training mission over Iraq May 26, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf) | Two leaders of ISIS were among several terrorists killed in a recent wave of The airstrikes were carried out by F-16 fighter jets of the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) on September 10. They destroyed a key hideout of ISIS cells i…

WSWS (2022-09-15). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Teachers continue strikes over pay and workload in Norway, Hungary, Kosovo and Latvia, as court bans nurses' strike in Finland; UK unions including RMT, CWU, Unite, RCN, PCS cancel strikes because of queen's death as attacks on living conditions continue, but further stoppages across all sectors including dockers loom; unions intervene with sellout deal including sackings to end Putco bus drivers' three-week wildcat strike in South Africa; Nigerian aviation workers including pilots and air traffic controllers ground flights to protest strike ban…

Staff (2022-09-15). Bajo los brillos de Hanoi. cubadebate.cu Pasados 40 años de la renovación del modelo socialista, Vietnam es hoy una nación pujante dentro de su propio entorno geográfico y en el mundo, que se proyecta vertiginosamente al futuro sin renegar de su pasado, mejor aun dignificándolo con el aliento de cambios que transpira su sociedad. "Cambio o muerte" es una de las ocurrentes y lapidarias sentencias con la que nos sorprenden.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-15). Brazil Military's "Parallel Vote Count" Poses Great Risk to Democracy. libya360.wordpress.com Guilherme de Queiroz-Stein If the military makes a parallel estimate of the electoral results, it is necessary to demand civilian control over the process, before, during and after the voting &#1 ; Rovena Rosa/ Agência Brasil Any concession to a "parallel count" of the 2022 elections by the Armed Forces poses a great risk to democracy. Firstly, it…

Staff (2022-09-15). Conduce Díaz-Canel última jornada de visita partidista a Isla de la Juventud. cubadebate.cu El primer secretario del Comité Central del PCC y presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, conduce este jueves la última jornada de la visita del Secretariado y la estructura auxiliar del Comité Central al municipio especial Isla de la Juventud. Esta visita comenzó el lunes 12 de septiembre. La comitiva acudirá a centros laborales, empresas estatales, mipymes, cooperativas, instituciones culturales y proyectos sociales y comunitarios.

Staff (2022-09-15). La labor de las agencias transitarias avanza de manera estable. cubadebate.cu El miembro del Buró Político y primer ministro, Manuel Marrero Cruz, chequeó la situación de las agencias transitarias y la entrega de paquetería internacional, tema que ha sido una constante en la atención del Gobierno durante los últimos meses.

Staff (2022-09-15). Villa Clara: Condecorados 25 combatientes del Cuerpo de Bomberos por su labor durante el incendio en zona industrial de Matanzas. cubadebate.cu En la actividad, que estuvo encabezada por Osnay Miguel Colina y Alberto López Díaz, máximas figuras política y gubernamental del territorio, respectivamente, el coronel Gustavo Díaz Villalobos, jefe del Minint en Villa Clara, dio lectura a una carta de felicitación del ministro del Interior a los condecorados, quienes colocaron flores ante la llama eterna ubicada en el Mausoleo.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). Ukraine Sliding into a Real War. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Bakhmut's desolate streets where intense fighting is expected A recurring feature of the Cold War was that the United States almost always placed great store on the optics of a Soviet-American affair while Moscow chose to concentrate on the end result. The Cuban Missile Crisis is the best known example where the…

WSWS (2022-09-14). Unite postpones London bus strikes out of respect for the Queen, puts below-inflation pay offer to members. wsws.org This regime of "national mourning", enforced through censorship and repression, is aimed against the working class…

Fight Back (2022-09-14). University of Wisconsin Health backs down as nurses threaten to strike for union recognition. fightbacknews.org Madison, WI — On September 12, a tentative agreement was reached between nurses at University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) and administration over management recognition of their union, represented by SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin. Nurses at UW Health had lost their union after their contract expired in 2014 and the administration refused to bargain, citing Wisconsin's "Act 10" law. The effort for renewed recognition was restarted as of 2019. | Demands to recognize their union, which represents approximately 2400 Nurses in Madison, had been rejected up to now. Nurses there submitted a ten-day notice to…

_____ (2022-09-14). Hundreds Protest As Starbucks Holds Investor Day Without Retail Workers. popularresistance.org Seattle, Washington – Hundreds of workers took to the streets in front of Starbucks's Seattle headquarters on Tuesday as the company hosted investors for its biennial investor day, in which executives and investors discuss the company's outlook — an event that has never once included representation from a Starbucks retail worker, the workers' union says. | Joined by other union members, workers with Starbucks Workers United are demanding that the company give them a say in its strategy and financial decisions and a place at the bargaining table for contract negotiations, which the company has been delaying.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Live updates: More than 0 rank-and-file rail workers hold meeting on strike action as companies, unions and Congress seek to force through agreement. wsws.org More than 0 workers from throughout the country participated in a meeting called by the Rail Workers Rank-and-File Committee that adopted a resolution rejecting any Congressional action to block a strike.

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2022-09-15: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-09-15). Half of Americans think US will lose superpower status within ten years. infobrics.org The very fact so many Americans think the US is turning into a dictatorship and that a civil war is a likely scenario speaks volumes of the unflattering state of the much-touted "American democracy".

Workers World Party (2022-09-15). PDF of September 15 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Google, Amazon workers say 'No tech for Israeli apartheid' Michigan: Ballot access win Housing activists crash gentrifiers' party Buffalo workers fight for tenant Mine wars: Blair Mountain to Alabama Donovan Lewis' life matters Tear Down the Walls: Remembering 1971 Attica uprising Free Alex Saab documentary Editorials: Why . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-15). Defend Esquel and Aura workers jobs at the Koggala Free Trade Zone in Sri Lanka! wsws.org The destruction of jobs at the Esquel and Aura garment factories is part of an escalating attack on the living standards and basic democratic rights of the entire working class.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Warnings of financial turbulence amid rising workers' struggles. wsws.org The key issue for ruling circles in the US and elsewhere is how far and how fast interest rates must be raised to suppress the growing movement of the working class for wage increases.

Infobrics (2022-09-15). BRICS Industrial Innovation Contest Final Kicks Off in Xiamen. infobrics.org Contestants compete in the industrial internet, intelligent manufacturing, and green development during the contest themed "industrial innovation for stronger, greener, and healthier global development"

Carlos L. Garrido (2022-09-15). The Failed Serotonin Theory of Depression: A Marxist Analysis. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido &#1 ; Sep 9, 2022 | A recent study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry sent shockwaves across the scientific community and popular outlets as it disproved the predominant "serotonin hypothesis" of depression. In just two weeks since its publication it has been accessed by nearly half a million people and the subject of dozens of subsequent articles. The researchers analyzed a total of seventeen systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other large studies focused on the following six tenets pertinent to the "serotonin hypothesis" of depression: | "(1) Serotonin and the serotonin metabo…

Fight Back (2022-09-15). Greece: All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) Solidarity with the Nurses' Strike in Minnesota and Wisconsin. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the influential Greek labor organization, the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME). | PAME that represents the class unions of Greece, expresses its solidarity with the strike of thousands of nurses in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the USA who are demanding 27% wage increases. | Health workers both before and during the pandemic have been on the front line of protecting the lives and health of the people. But governments and business groups that treat health as a commodity on the one hand treat the sick as customers who must pay to get well and on the…

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

Erin McCarley (2022-09-15). It's Time to Call it What It Is: A Capitalism-Induced Ecological Crisis. dissidentvoice.org One-third of Pakistan is under water. Record heat waves blanket the globe driving up temperatures beyond what humans can survive. Polar glaciers are melting much faster than scientists predicted. Droughts, fires and floods are ravaging the planet, forcing the displacement of tens of millions of people. And this is just the beginning. It's time to …

Jackson Potter (2022-09-15). Justice for Teachers: The Strike That Started the Red Wave. commondreams.org Ten years ago, Chicago teachers modeled what a militant fight for public education looks like by walking off the job. A decade later, the legacy of social justice unionism continues to animate the U.S. labor movement.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-09-15). BC Counter-Info is Now Live! itsgoingdown.org Announcing BC Counter-Info, a new anarchist counter-info site for so-called British Columbia. BC Counter-Info is now live! We at BC Counter-Info have gone to great lengths to create a secure and accessible platform for anarchist and anti-authoritarians of all stripes to upload their stories of inspirational revolutionary actions happening across so called 'BC' and eventually…

WSWS (2022-09-15). Canadian rail workers back strike action by their US colleagues. wsws.org "I support them! Fully!" said one rail worker, who is a member of the CP Workers Rank-and-File Committee's Facebook group. "I am a railway worker in Canada and am disgusted by how we (both countries) have been treated by the railway management!"

____ (2022-09-15). U.S. intercity passenger train carrier cancels all long-distance trains ahead of potential freight railway strike. ecns.cn Amtrak, the most important passenger railroad service in the United States, announced Wednesday it has canceled all of its long-distance routes starting Thursday in response to a potential nationwide freight railroad workers' strike.

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-15). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

WSWS (2022-09-15). A sordid fight over money between Black Lives Matter factions. wsws.org The sordid squabbling over cash exposes the venal and reactionary character of the purveyors of racial politics, and the hostility of these privileged social layers to the working class.

Repost (2022-09-15). CWA Officials Censored Report Criticising Microsoft's Military Contracts. indybay.org CWA Officials Doing Damage Control For US Imperialism | The Communications Union Of America national leadership prevented their international affiliate UNI Global Union from publishing a document exposing the role of Microsoft in supporting US-military and intelligence agencies…

WSWS (2022-09-15). UK rail workers support US railroad struggle. wsws.org Rail workers in the UK, who have taken part in repeated national strikes over the last three months, gave statements of solidarity with this critical struggle.

Revolution Books (2022-09-15). Saturday 9/17: How the end of Roe created 2 Americas-Fault Lines Documentary. indybay.org 2444 Durant Ave | Berkeley…

Labor Video Project (2022-09-15). Chile's 9/11 & The Rise Of US Fascism. indybay.org Labor Historian & Professor Ruth Needleman talks about the lessons of Chile's coup in relation to the growing fascist movement in the US.

WorkWeek (2022-09-15). WW CNA Kaiser Nurses/Patients In Danger. PG&E Newsom Leg Corruption & UPS Oven In Trucks. indybay.org WorkWeek covers CNA Kaiser Nurses & Patients In Danger & PG&E Newsom Legislature Corruption & UPS "Oven In The Trucks" IBT Workers Heat & Labor Poet Tongo Issac-Martin…

WSWS (2022-09-15). Hundreds of hospitality workers in Hollywood, Florida prevented from striking after Unite Here announces sellout agreement. wsws.org A last minute deal by Unite Here blocked 4 Diplomat Beach Resort workers in Hollywood, Florida from striking South Florida Monday morning.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Australia: Rail union announces token industrial action to conceal plans for sellout. wsws.org New South Wales rail workers will turn off Opal readers in an "action" designed by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union to blind workers to its efforts to bury their dispute in the industrial courts.

WSWS (2022-09-15). Workers at GM plant in Silao, Mexico: US sponsored union 'destroyed our independence'. wsws.org The AFL-CIO and US government imposed a so-called "independent" union at the GM Silao factory that has acted no differently from the corrupt charro unions, according to six workers used in the process and then "thrown into the trash."

WSWS (2022-09-15). Australia: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse nurses overwhelmingly reject union sell-out agreement. wsws.org This important result follows the issuing of an open letter by Lifehouse nurses, urging their co-workers to reject the deal and demanding that the union call for a "no" vote.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-09-15). Sunday 9/25: Turning ideas into action: Taking to the streets with the FSP. indybay.org via zoom: tinyurl.com/FSP-Sept-25-mtg…

WSWS (2022-09-15). Oppose the right-wing smear campaign aimed at silencing Canadian anti-COVID activist and former teacher Ryan Imgrund! wsws.org Imgrund, who built up a large following among workers in Ontario thanks to his advocacy for COVID-19 public health measures, has been targeted by a rabid alliance of far-right anti-vaxxers, COVID deniers, and "left" proponents of identity politics.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-15). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

Staff (2022-09-15). Bajo los brillos de Hanoi. cubadebate.cu Pasados 40 años de la renovación del modelo socialista, Vietnam es hoy una nación pujante dentro de su propio entorno geográfico y en el mundo, que se proyecta vertiginosamente al futuro sin renegar de su pasado, mejor aun dignificándolo con el aliento de cambios que transpira su sociedad. "Cambio o muerte" es una de las ocurrentes y lapidarias sentencias con la que nos sorprenden.

Staff (2022-09-15). Villa Clara: Condecorados 25 combatientes del Cuerpo de Bomberos por su labor durante el incendio en zona industrial de Matanzas. cubadebate.cu En la actividad, que estuvo encabezada por Osnay Miguel Colina y Alberto López Díaz, máximas figuras política y gubernamental del territorio, respectivamente, el coronel Gustavo Díaz Villalobos, jefe del Minint en Villa Clara, dio lectura a una carta de felicitación del ministro del Interior a los condecorados, quienes colocaron flores ante la llama eterna ubicada en el Mausoleo.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). Escalate or Grind On? Russian Ops in Ukraine Update for September 14, 2022. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 14, 2022 &#1 ; Ukraine's recent offensive in Kherson remains stalled; &#1 ; Ukraine's advance into Kharkov took place with an absence of Russian forces present; &#1 ; Ukraine's offensive in Kharkov has slowed down as Ukrainian forces meet larger concentrations of Russian and local militia forces; &#1 ; Russia…

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-14). Blinken Says Agreement on Iran Nuclear Deal 'Unlikely'. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said "What we've seen over the last week or so in Iran's response to the proposal put forward by the European Union is clearly a step backward and makes prospects for an agreement in the near-term, I would say, unlikely," Blinken told reporters while on a visit to Mexico City to discuss tra…

G. Dunkel (2022-09-14). War propaganda threatens nuclear meltdown. workers.org Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station The United States and its imperialist allies in the European Union have a big political problem. The embargo/boycott that they so swiftly and gleefully placed on Russia's energy exports, mainly oil and gas, had the unintended consequence of guaranteeing much higher profits to Russia in selling . . . |

Anonymous103 (2022-09-14). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On September 14, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The AFU attacked Russian positions in the Lyman area; | Russian forces claimed control of Mykolaivka-2 village; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian Army continue in the Belogorovka area; | Clashes between the AFU and Russian Army continue in the Soledar town; | Russian forces entered the industrial zone of Bakhmut; | Clashes continue in the Svyatogorsk area; | Russian-led forces are storming Ukrainian positions near Pervomaiske; | Clashes continue in Maryinka…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). Ukraine Sliding into a Real War. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR Bakhmut's desolate streets where intense fighting is expected A recurring feature of the Cold War was that the United States almost always placed great store on the optics of a Soviet-American affair while Moscow chose to concentrate on the end result. The Cuban Missile Crisis is the best known example where the…

A Guest Author (2022-09-14). Ukraine: the invasion of capital to take over agriculture. workers.org By Michael Roberts Marxist economist Michael Roberts worked in the City of London (the British Wall Street) as an economist for over 40 years. He published this article on his blog, thenextrecession.wordpress.com, Aug. 13. It details plans of Western imperialism to privatize and take over Ukrainian agriculture, taking advantage of . . . |

Eric Zuesse (2022-09-14). America's Billionaires Collectively Control the Hegemonic U.S. Imperial Government. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-14). Unite postpones London bus strikes out of respect for the Queen, puts below-inflation pay offer to members. wsws.org This regime of "national mourning", enforced through censorship and repression, is aimed against the working class…

Jim Hightower (2022-09-14). Workers Used to Watch the Clock. Now the Clock Watches You. otherwords.org For generations, workers have been punished by corporate bosses for watching the clock. But now, the corporate clock is watching workers. | Called "digital productivity monitoring," this surveillance is done by an integrated computer system including a real-time clock, camera, keyboard tracker, and algorithms to provide a second-by-second record of what each employee is doing. | Amazon founder Jeff Bezos pioneered use of this ticking electronic eye in his monstrous warehouses, forcing hapless, low-paid "pickers" to sprint down cavernous stacks of consumer stuff to fill online orders, pronto — beat the clock…

Ann Brown (2022-09-14). Corrupt French Dentist Arrested, Preyed On Low-Income Patients With Mutilation And Unnecessary Work. moguldom.com Lionel Guedj, 41, was a multi-millionaire dentist in France who has been sentenced to eight years in jail for deliberately mutilating patients from low-income neighborhoods of Marseille. In the horrifying money-making scheme, Lionel Guedj performed thousands of unnecessary procedures carrying out work on healthy teeth of low-income patients. His father, Carnot Guedj, 70, who worked part-time for …

Isabella (2022-09-14). Not Playing Around: Video Game Testers Aim to Unionize. inequality.org

JANET (2022-09-14). In NYC & Cities Across the U.S.: Screening of new movie — 'Alex Saab, A Diplomat Kidnapped'; Fri at 6pm — NYC. iacenter.org In NYC & Cities Across the U.S. Friday, September 16 — 6 to 7pm The Solidarity Center 147 W 24th St, 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10012 On Friday September 16, 2022 President Maduro will be hosting the showing of the movie "Alex Saab, a diplomat kidnapped" at the Bolivar Theater in Caracas Venezuela. Alex Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat, was arrested illegally, held in isolation, tortured in 2020 for working to evade the illegal, unilateral and coercive sanctions of the United States against the Venezuelan people. The Saab case has drawn international condemnation & attention. Venezuelan activists are asking that indivi…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). Argentina and Chile on Alert for New US Military Plans. libya360.wordpress.com Telma Luzzani The speed of international changes is precipitating (as a necessity and, at the same time, as a pretext) a thorough acceleration of the plans that the US already had in the pipeline to preserve its role as the only global hegemon. Europe and Asia are not the only ones included in the new…

Fight Back (2022-09-14). University of Wisconsin Health backs down as nurses threaten to strike for union recognition. fightbacknews.org Madison, WI — On September 12, a tentative agreement was reached between nurses at University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) and administration over management recognition of their union, represented by SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin. Nurses at UW Health had lost their union after their contract expired in 2014 and the administration refused to bargain, citing Wisconsin's "Act 10" law. The effort for renewed recognition was restarted as of 2019. | Demands to recognize their union, which represents approximately 2400 Nurses in Madison, had been rejected up to now. Nurses there submitted a ten-day notice to…

Editor (2022-09-14). Documentary on Alex Saab: a kidnapped diplomat. workers.org Documentary on Alex Saab: a kidnapped diplomat On Sept. 16, President Maduro will be hosting the showing of the movie "Alex Saab, a diplomat kidnapped" at the Bolivar Theater in Caracas, Venezuela. Since Saab was arrested illegally in 2020 for working to evade the illegal, unilateral and coercive sanctions of . . . |

_____ (2022-09-14). Life Expectancy And Human Development In The 21st Century. popularresistance.org Life expectancy is one of the best measures of human development. In hunter-gather societies, on average, about 57-67% of children made it to 15 years. Then 79% of those 15 year-olds made it to 45 years. Finally, those remaining at 45 years could expect to reach around 65-70 years. So we can see that life expectancy at birth in these societies was very low, given high child mortality. But some 40% did make it to about 65 years on average. It seems to have been worse in the class-based feudal and slave societies. The average medieval life expectancy for a peasant was only a mere 35 years of age at birth, but it wa…

_____ (2022-09-14). Hundreds Protest As Starbucks Holds Investor Day Without Retail Workers. popularresistance.org Seattle, Washington – Hundreds of workers took to the streets in front of Starbucks's Seattle headquarters on Tuesday as the company hosted investors for its biennial investor day, in which executives and investors discuss the company's outlook — an event that has never once included representation from a Starbucks retail worker, the workers' union says. | Joined by other union members, workers with Starbucks Workers United are demanding that the company give them a say in its strategy and financial decisions and a place at the bargaining table for contract negotiations, which the company has been delaying.

Staff (2022-09-14). 24-29 October — Brussels: International Week of Action for Palestinian Liberation. samidoun.net The Palestinian liberation movement is a Palestinian, Arab and international movement, with a history of a century of struggle fighting back against imperialism, Zionism and reactionary forces. Today, as the Palestinian people and their resistance continue to struggle for return and liberation, the colonial occupation is continuing its extrajudicial killings and massacres, siege on Gaza, …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). South Africa: Civil Society, Human Rights Organizations Call for Urgent Intervention to Protect Abahlali baseMjondolo. libya360.wordpress.com PRESS STATEMENT 14 SEPTEMBER 2022 CIVIL SOCIETY CALLS FOR URGENT NATIONAL INTERVENTION TO PROTECT ABAHLALI BASEMJONDOLO On Friday, 9 September 2022, the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) sent a letter concerning the ongoing attacks on Abahlali baseMjondolo to various members of the South African executive and legislature, as well as commissioners of regional…

Staff (2022-09-14). 10 killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia's Tigray. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) — Twin drone attacks hit a residential neighborhood in the regional capital Mekele, killing 10 people and injuring others, according to Ethiopian authorities.

Elliott Wallace (2022-09-14). Modern slavery: Number of enslaved increases by 10 million over five years. america.cgtn.com The number of people under modern slavery increased by 10 million people globally over the last five years, according to researchers from Geneva. Data gathered by the UN's International Organization for Migration, the International Labor Organization and the Walk Free Foundation human rights group show …

Jim Hightower (2022-09-14). Down With the Corporate Bean-Counters Who Spy on Their Workers. commondreams.org When overpaid corporate boneheads substitute slogans and computer metrics for real solutions, they're admitting that they are the problem.

A Guest Author (2022-09-14). Queen City Workers' Center fights for tenant's rights. workers.org Pickets outside Brenner's landlords' house. By Lydian Standeford Buffalo For two months, fair housing activists with the Queen City Workers' Center (QCWC) have stood up for the rights of Debbie Brenner, a tenant who has suffered through a string of abuses at the hands of her now former landlords, Patricia . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-14). 15,000 Minnesota nurses complete second day of strike, as demands for open-ended walkout grow. wsws.org Calls among Minnesota nurses to transform the strike into an open-ended strike are growing all the while the MNA is doing everything to prevent a greater offensive by nurses.

WSWS (2022-09-14). "The bills don't stop when you're off work": Detroit autoworkers back Will Lehman's fight to defend jobs and abolish tiers. wsws.org In recent days, campaigners for UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman have gotten an enthusiastic response from hundreds of workers at plants owned by Chrysler (Stellantis), Ford and parts makers Dakkota and Flex-N-Gate.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-14). Rail bosses try to force 'settlement' on workers. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—With a deadline looming when U.S. freight railroads and their workers could take the gloves off via an employer lockout or a worker strike, the nation's big freight carriers are trying to force a presidential board "settlement" on their key workers—engineers and conductors—by pressuring Congress to impose it. Their tactic: Refusing to ship key goods …

WSWS (2022-09-14). Australia: Baggage handlers' strike cancelled as union prepares sellout. wsws.org The strike by 3 DNATA workers was called off by the Transport Workers' Union as part of an attempt by the unions to prevent unified action by workers across the aviation industry.

WSWS (2022-09-14). One-day wildcat strike on North Sea oil rigs defies threats by employers and trade unions. wsws.org The strike went ahead in the teeth of bitter opposition by the Unite, RMT and GMB unions, who lined up squarely with the energy service firms contracted by the oil and gas corporations operating the rigs.

WSWS (2022-09-14). UK Royal College of Nursing union calls off strike ballot "out of respect" for the queen. wsws.org The NHS's million-plus strong workforce, the largest in Europe and one of the largest in the world, wields enormous collective power, but they have been systematically demobilized by the trade unions.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Fuel price hike sparks protests in Indonesia. wsws.org Fuel increases have previously sparked explosive struggles, including the mass movement that toppled the Suharto dictatorship in 1998.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Live updates: More than 0 rank-and-file rail workers hold meeting on strike action as companies, unions and Congress seek to force through agreement. wsws.org More than 0 workers from throughout the country participated in a meeting called by the Rail Workers Rank-and-File Committee that adopted a resolution rejecting any Congressional action to block a strike.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Rail unions grovel to Congress, as Washington makes contingency plans ahead of Friday strike deadline. wsws.org With less than three days to go before the deadline for a national railroad strike, the rail unions are working desperately to work out a deal with the seven Class I freight railroads.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-14). Ethiopia: TPLF Makes Peace Overtures after Facing Military Setbacks. libya360.wordpress.com Pavan Kulkarni TPLF forces tells stories of forced conscription. (Photo: screenshot from Ethiopian state media video via Borkena) The Tigray People's Liberation Front, which had dismissed the African Union's mediation before launching an attack, has now agreed to a process led by the organization. Analysts have expressed skepticism of the sincerity of the offer In…

Staff (2022-09-14). Iran, Pakistan call for expanding shared markets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) — Iran and Pakistan stressed boosting joint border markets during Third Inter-Parliamentary Union Regional Seminar on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Julia Conley (2022-09-14). As Strike Looms, Sanders Blocks GOP Bill to Force Rail Workers Into Deal With No Sick Days. commondreams.org "Republicans are viciously against collective bargaining, but carriers are going to have to respect people's lives and there's going to have to be respect for these workers," said one labor leader.

Laith Fadel (2022-09-14). Possible freight rail strike could be costly to the U.S. economy. america.cgtn.com A potential logistical and economic crisis is looming in the United States if the nation's freight railroad workers go on strike in the next couple of days. Freight rail carries about 30% of U.S. goods into the market. A work stoppage would disrupt already strained supply chains. …

WSWS (2022-09-14). Surging cost of living in US drives class tensions to the breaking point. wsws.org The rise in living expenses–which has added $341 to a typical family's monthly costs—is escalating class conflict in the United States and internationally.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Seattle Education Association shuts down strike of teachers in antidemocratic maneuver. wsws.org Educators should reject this antidemocratic maneuver, vote down the still unreleased tentative agreement and organize themselves to take control of and continue the strike.

Staff (2022-09-14). Turkish army launch fresh airstrikes on Iraq' Dohuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) — News sources reported on Tuesday night that helicopters of the Turkish army launched an airstrike on areas in Dohuk province in northern Iraq.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Live updates: Rail unions agree to sellout agreement with White House, companies in effort to avert strike. wsws.org More than 0 workers from throughout the country participated in a meeting called by the Rail Workers Rank-and-File Committee that adopted a resolution rejecting any Congressional action to block a strike.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Union opposes Michigan Medicine nurses' demands for strike action at informational meetings. wsws.org At a series of union meetings held nearly two weeks after an overwhelming vote to authorize a strike, the MNA-UMPNC told nurses to "be patient" and rely on "political influencers" in the Democratic administration of Michigan Governor Whitmer.

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-09-14). México cuenta con 277 médicos cubanos por colaboración. telesurtv.net Las entidades sanitarias de México anunciaron que durante el mes de septiembre, llegarían al país 333 nuevos médicos cubanos.

Staff (2022-09-14). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación máxima de 874 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La UNE pronostica para este miércoles una afectación máxima de 800 MW en el horario diurno y de 874 MW en el horario pico, debido al déficit capacidad de generación. Para el horario pico se prevé la entrada de la unidad 3 de la CTE Santa Cruz, la unidad 6 de la CTE Diez de Octubre (en proceso de arranque) y la utilización de 127 MW en motores diésel.

Alejandro Kirk (2022-09-14). Ofensiva y contraofensiva en Ucrania. telesurtv.net En la zona de Járkov se ha establecido ya el terror contra los "colaboradores" de los rusos: profesores, administradores, empresarios que participaban de la normalización de la vida. Los informes de redes sociales hablan de oleadas de mercenarios sin control en las calles.

Sara Flounders (2022-09-13). How royalty reinforces imperialism. workers.org As Britain's Queen Elizabeth was near death, a professor of Nigerian heritage at Carnegie Mellon University, Uju Anya, tweeted her view: "I heard the chief monarch of a thieving, raping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating." This tweet brought down a torrent of condemnation. The countries . . . |

_____ (2022-09-13). Silencing The Lambs — How Propaganda Works. popularresistance.org In the 1970s, I met one of Hitler's leading propagandists, Leni Riefenstahl, whose epic films glorified the Nazis. We happened to be staying at the same lodge in Kenya, where she was on a photography assignment, having escaped the fate of other friends of the Fuhrer. | She told me that the 'patriotic messages' of her films were dependent not on 'orders from above' but on what she called the 'submissive void' of the German public. | Did that include the liberal, educated bourgeoisie? I asked. 'Yes, especially them,' she said. | I think of this as I look around at the propaganda now consuming Western societies. | O…

The Socialist Program (2022-09-13). The Deepening Assault on Core Democratic Rights in the USA. liberationnews.org The United States is in the midst of a political upheaval right now, after the 2020 uprising, the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, and the Dobbs decision that overturned one of the Supreme Court's biggest decisions — access to abortion under Roe v. Wade.

Mario Hernandez (2022-09-13). Democratic power of the people at the heart of Cuban socialism. liberationnews.org Cuba takes the democracy and power of the people more seriously than anything I have ever seen in the United States.

Fight Back (2022-09-13). Strikes are brewing in Tallahassee. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On September 5, Starbucks Workers United (SBWU) and Serenity's Bartenders United called strikes. SBWU demanded delayed back pay and Serenity's Bartenders United wanted the reinstatement of a fired manager. | The Starbucks on North Monroe in Tallahassee was the first Starbucks in the state of Florida to file and win their union. This happened just over a month after the first store in the country was unionized. Ollie Carter, a Starbucks partner for seven years, explained how the pandemic spurred the organizing at the store and how quickly the "ugliness came" from corporate management. While none…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Spain's Ryanair cabin walkout enters second month, defying PSOE-Podemos government anti-strike laws. wsws.org The PSOE-Podemos government's minimum service laws are aimed at stemming the growing upsurge of the class struggle in Spain and internationally.

John Dick (2022-09-13). Labor history tour guide remembers his mail deliverer days. peoplesworld.org I hoist the mail bag over my shoulder. Damn, this thing is heavy. I begin to walk down the sidewalk, satchel bursting with papers. Drip, drip, drip. The sweat begins to roll down from my forehead and back of neck. My shirt becomes stained with perspiration as I struggle with the overbearing load. I haven't …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). Chile's Boric Is Becoming More Right Wing by the Day. libya360.wordpress.com Carlos Aznárez Marcelo Osses is one of the supporters of the communication project Radio Plaza de la Dignidad [Dignity Plaza Radio] born with the 2019 revolt [in Chile]. The station has lent its voice to that plaza that thousands of young people renamed and made their own every time they needed to demonstrate. With Osses,…

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-13). Reconocen labor de Venezuela en campaña de vacunación. telesurtv.net Durante los próximos meses la campaña de vacunación asegurará una cobertura del 95 por ciento en niños de Venezuela.

Adán Chávez Frías (2022-09-13). La herencia bolivariana contra la Doctrina Monroe. globalizacion.ca I | El pasado fin de semana participé, por invitación de un grupo de organizaciones y activistas de Estados Unidos y Canadá, en el panel Cumbre de las Américas vs. Celac: øDónde se Encuentra la Doctrina Monroe en sus 200 Años?;…

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2022-09-14: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-09-14). Blinken Says Agreement on Iran Nuclear Deal 'Unlikely'. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday said "What we've seen over the last week or so in Iran's response to the proposal put forward by the European Union is clearly a step backward and makes prospects for an agreement in the near-term, I would say, unlikely," Blinken told reporters while on a visit to Mexico City to discuss tra…

Aleks Wansbrough (2022-09-14). Psychoanalysing reverence for the royals. greenleft.org.au Aleks Wansbrough argues that the queen's passing shows how modern capitalism has a tendency to uproot and decontextualise forms of cultural kinship and care, relativising everything as a commodity.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Seattle Education Association shuts down strike of teachers in antidemocratic maneuver. wsws.org Educators should reject this antidemocratic maneuver, vote down the still unreleased tentative agreement and organize themselves to take control of and continue the strike.

Fight Back (2022-09-14). University of Wisconsin Health backs down as nurses threaten to strike for union recognition. fightbacknews.org Madison, WI — On September 12, a tentative agreement was reached between nurses at University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) and administration over management recognition of their union, represented by SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin. Nurses at UW Health had lost their union after their contract expired in 2014 and the administration refused to bargain, citing Wisconsin's "Act 10" law. The effort for renewed recognition was restarted as of 2019. | Demands to recognize their union, which represents approximately 2400 Nurses in Madison, had been rejected up to now. Nurses there submitted a ten-day notice to…

WSWS (2022-09-14). Fuel price hike sparks protests in Indonesia. wsws.org Fuel increases have previously sparked explosive struggles, including the mass movement that toppled the Suharto dictatorship in 1998.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Australia: Baggage handlers' strike cancelled as union prepares sellout. wsws.org The strike by 3 DNATA workers was called off by the Transport Workers' Union as part of an attempt by the unions to prevent unified action by workers across the aviation industry.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Union opposes Michigan Medicine nurses' demands for strike action at informational meetings. wsws.org At a series of union meetings held nearly two weeks after an overwhelming vote to authorize a strike, the MNA-UMPNC told nurses to "be patient" and rely on "political influencers" in the Democratic administration of Michigan Governor Whitmer.

Lee Siu Hin (2022-09-14). Fall 2022 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Immigrant Justice News Alert! indybay.org U.S. Political Prisoners Special Report: We Have Hundreds of Political Prisoners, Thousands of Asian-American Hate Victims, Half Million Child Farm Labors!

Repost (2022-09-14). CWA Officials Censored Report Criticising Microsoft's Military Contracts. indybay.org CWA Officials Doing Damage Control For US Imperialism | The Communications Union Of America national leadership prevented their international affiliate UNI Global Union from publishing a document exposing the role of Microsoft in supporting US-military and intelligence agencies…

Staff (2022-09-14). 10 killed in air strikes on capital of Ethiopia's Tigray. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) — Twin drone attacks hit a residential neighborhood in the regional capital Mekele, killing 10 people and injuring others, according to Ethiopian authorities.

Jim Hightower (2022-09-14). Down With the Corporate Bean-Counters Who Spy on Their Workers. commondreams.org When overpaid corporate boneheads substitute slogans and computer metrics for real solutions, they're admitting that they are the problem.

Staff (2022-09-14). Turkish army launch fresh airstrikes on Iraq' Dohuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) — News sources reported on Tuesday night that helicopters of the Turkish army launched an airstrike on areas in Dohuk province in northern Iraq.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Rail unions grovel to Congress, as Washington makes contingency plans ahead of Friday strike deadline. wsws.org With less than three days to go before the deadline for a national railroad strike, the rail unions are working desperately to work out a deal with the seven Class I freight railroads.

WSWS (2022-09-14). 15,000 Minnesota nurses complete second day of strike, as demands for open-ended walkout grow. wsws.org Calls among Minnesota nurses to transform the strike into an open-ended strike are growing all the while the MNA is doing everything to prevent a greater offensive by nurses.

WSWS (2022-09-14). Surging cost of living in US drives class tensions to the breaking point. wsws.org The rise in living expenses–which has added $341 to a typical family's monthly costs—is escalating class conflict in the United States and internationally.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-14). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

WorkWeek (2022-09-14). WW CNA Kaiser Nurses/Patients In Danger. PG&E Newsom Leg Corruption & UPS Oven In Trucks. indybay.org WorkWeek covers CNA Kaiser Nurses & Patients In Danger & PG&E Newsom Legislature Corruption & UPS "Oven In The Trucks" IBT Workers Heat & Labor Poet Tongo Issac-Martin…

TeleSUR- lvm, JL (2022-09-14). México cuenta con 277 médicos cubanos por colaboración. telesurtv.net Las entidades sanitarias de México anunciaron que durante el mes de septiembre, llegarían al país 333 nuevos médicos cubanos.

Staff (2022-09-14). Unión Eléctrica pronostica una afectación máxima de 874 MW en el horario pico. cubadebate.cu La UNE pronostica para este miércoles una afectación máxima de 800 MW en el horario diurno y de 874 MW en el horario pico, debido al déficit capacidad de generación. Para el horario pico se prevé la entrada de la unidad 3 de la CTE Santa Cruz, la unidad 6 de la CTE Diez de Octubre (en proceso de arranque) y la utilización de 127 MW en motores diésel.

Alejandro Kirk (2022-09-14). Ofensiva y contraofensiva en Ucrania. telesurtv.net En la zona de Járkov se ha establecido ya el terror contra los "colaboradores" de los rusos: profesores, administradores, empresarios que participaban de la normalización de la vida. Los informes de redes sociales hablan de oleadas de mercenarios sin control en las calles.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). Latin Americans Reject Resource Plundering by the Same NATO Countries Fueling Military Conflict in Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Camila Escalante [Source: iuvmpress.news] [The following is a slightly expanded version of a talk given by Camila Escalante to an online forum of the International Manifesto Group on August 7, 2022. The topic of the forum was 'The conflict over Ukraine: Where should the left stand?.—Covert Action Magazine Editors] On August 6 we celebrated 197…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). The EU Brought to its Knees by the Straussians. libya360.wordpress.com Thierry Meyssan Victoria Nuland and Anthony Blinken in John Kerry's office A US grouping, constituted around the thought of the philosopher Leo Strauss, controls from now on both the Secretariat of Defense and the Secretariat of State. After having organized many wars since those of Yugoslavia, they imagined the one in Ukraine. It is now…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). The Specter of Germany is Rising. libya360.wordpress.com Diana Johnstone Olaf Scholz, federal chancellor of Germany, meets Volodymyr Zelenskyy, president of Ukraine, in Kiev, Feb. 14, 2022. (President of Ukraine) To meet the imaginary Russian threat to Western Europe, Germany will lead an expanded, militarized EU. The European Union is girding for a long war against Russia that appears clearly contrary to European economic…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). Special Military Operation: Things are Starting to Heat Up. libya360.wordpress.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). 13-Year-Old on Ukrainian Government Kill List Speaks Out. libya360.wordpress.com The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal speaks to Faina Savenkova, a 13-year-old resident of the Lugansk Republic who was placed on the Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) "kill list" of the Ukrainian government after she issued a call to the United Nations for an end to the war she has lived through since 2014. Meera Terada also joins to provide…

Anonymous103 (2022-09-13). Europe's Leaders Continue To Prioritise US Interests Over Citizens' Wellbeing. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageEuropean protestors demand an end to anti-Russia sanctions to alleviate cost-of-living crisis. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | With winter approaching, Europeans are thinking about how their livelihoods will be affected. Rallies, strikes, demonstrations and protests are gaining momentum as the cost-of-living becomes unbearable. Although European media tried to hide this, even paid local propagandists cannot ignore the growing anger…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Socialism 2022 Conference: The pseudo-left promotes imperialist war. wsws.org The primary aim of the Socialism 2022 Conference was to promote the US-NATO war against Russia, in line with the policy of the Biden administration, while seeking to bolster the trade unions as instruments for the suppression of the class struggle.

Sara Flounders (2022-09-13). How royalty reinforces imperialism. workers.org As Britain's Queen Elizabeth was near death, a professor of Nigerian heritage at Carnegie Mellon University, Uju Anya, tweeted her view: "I heard the chief monarch of a thieving, raping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating." This tweet brought down a torrent of condemnation. The countries . . . |

_____ (2022-09-13). Will the Balkans become Part of the "Great Turan"? journal-neo.org The Balkan Peninsula and the South Caucasus are priority regions for Turkey, based on the neo-Ottomanism ideology. In the face of the failure of the policy and prestige of the United States and the European Union against the backdrop of the intensifying economic and energy crisis in the West, Erdogan is in a hurry to …

Fight Back (2022-09-13). UIC students want free reproductive health clinic. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – On September 7, 30 students marched at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to demand the administration open a reproductive health clinic on campus that is free for students and the community. | Despite its roughly $3.6 billion budget, the university hasn't taken any steps to provide reproductive healthcare for its students. Other demands included access to birth control and an end to the university's contracts with companies based in heartbeat bill states. | The action, which drew members from Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) and Freed…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Minnesota nurses support call for open-ended strike: "I don't think they're going to budge until we do it" wsws.org 15,000 nurses began a strike in Minnesota yesterday against inadequate staffing , overwhelming workloads, shrinking pay amid inflation and ongoing safety issues.

Fra Hughes (2022-09-13). Will the UK Ever Have a People-led Social Revolution as It Heads Back Into the Dark Ages? orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes &#1 ; Sep 10, 2022 | Unlike Latin America which has a real left-right political dichotomy, Britain has a false left-right political facade just like North America and most of western Europe, Canada and Australia. |

| Wow, just wow! | Britain is about to enter a sustained period of recession set to include blackouts and energy rationing. | This is not Lebanon under attack from an US-inspired devaluation of their currency as leverage for undermining the democratically elected government of the country, which includes Hezbollah. | This is not Gaza, bombed back into the stone age by the most p…

_____ (2022-09-13). Silencing The Lambs — How Propaganda Works. popularresistance.org In the 1970s, I met one of Hitler's leading propagandists, Leni Riefenstahl, whose epic films glorified the Nazis. We happened to be staying at the same lodge in Kenya, where she was on a photography assignment, having escaped the fate of other friends of the Fuhrer. | She told me that the 'patriotic messages' of her films were dependent not on 'orders from above' but on what she called the 'submissive void' of the German public. | Did that include the liberal, educated bourgeoisie? I asked. 'Yes, especially them,' she said. | I think of this as I look around at the propaganda now consuming Western societies. | O…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). Fear and Misinformation Dominate Discourses of Brazilian Right. libya360.wordpress.com Zoe Alexandra Bolsonaro supporters on September 7 in Sà£o Paulo. Photo: Junior Lima In the lead-up to the general elections in Brazil, the far-right has intensified its campaign of hysteria and fear-mongering instead of providing concrete solutions to the crises affecting the people Brazil is less than a month away from historic elections. Over 156…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). What Would the Elites Be Without Those Masses Who Shoot Themselves? libya360.wordpress.com Clodovaldo Hernandez If the life of contemporary societies were a little more rational, more mathematical, the anti-popular elites would have serious difficulties in staying in government and imposing their policies for the simple reason that they are increasingly a minority, and the dissatisfied masses (who are increasingly day they are more nourished) would throw them…

_____ (2022-09-13). The Strike That Started The Red Wave. popularresistance.org In 2012, I joined thousands of my fellow public school teachers in Chicago and walked off the job. | After facing 30 years of corporate education "reform" that demonized teachers and led to massive privatization of public schools across the United States, teachers everywhere were ready to fight back. For many of us in Chicago, ahead of the 2012 strike, political developments had shown a range of possibilities for what that fighting back could look like. We had watched intently as protesters took over plazas in Tahrir Square to demand the overthrow of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, as well as the crowds occupyi…

_____ (2022-09-13). EPA Workers Push Biden To Issue Climate Emergency, Hire Scientists. popularresistance.org Workers at the Environmental Protection Agency are calling on President Joe Biden to issue a climate emergency declaration at the same time they're calling for improvements in staffing and resources for the agency in their next union contract. | The largest union representing workers at the EPA, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Council 238—which represents nearly 7,500 EPA employees around the US—voted to declare a climate emergency in May 2022 and are calling on Biden to do the same. AFGE is the largest union representing federal government and District of Columbia employees (cu…

The Socialist Program (2022-09-13). The Deepening Assault on Core Democratic Rights in the USA. liberationnews.org The United States is in the midst of a political upheaval right now, after the 2020 uprising, the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol, and the Dobbs decision that overturned one of the Supreme Court's biggest decisions — access to abortion under Roe v. Wade.

Mario Hernandez (2022-09-13). Democratic power of the people at the heart of Cuban socialism. liberationnews.org Cuba takes the democracy and power of the people more seriously than anything I have ever seen in the United States.

_____ (2022-09-13). The Genius Of Ella Jo Baker. popularresistance.org Ella Jo Baker will be inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame as an "Unsung Hero" at a ceremony at the National Press Club on Oct. 6 in Washington DC. | Ella Baker is well-regarded as a giant in the Civil Rights Movement, known for her unique participatory grassroots organizing style and also for her ability to galvanize young people to bring a militancy in the struggle to end segregation. But Baker is less known for her innovative organizing prowess before the 1960s — forming a network of self-help cooperatives to bring economic relief to black people during the Depression. | "Ella Baker was one of the…

Fight Back (2022-09-13). Strikes are brewing in Tallahassee. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – On September 5, Starbucks Workers United (SBWU) and Serenity's Bartenders United called strikes. SBWU demanded delayed back pay and Serenity's Bartenders United wanted the reinstatement of a fired manager. | The Starbucks on North Monroe in Tallahassee was the first Starbucks in the state of Florida to file and win their union. This happened just over a month after the first store in the country was unionized. Ollie Carter, a Starbucks partner for seven years, explained how the pandemic spurred the organizing at the store and how quickly the "ugliness came" from corporate management. While none…

Catherine Conlan, Mark Gruenberg (2022-09-13). Hospitals force 15K nurses into largest private-sector nurses strike ever. peoplesworld.org Hospital refusal to address sort-staffing, nurse-patient ratios, patient safety, and low pay forced more than 15,000 Minnesota nurses at 16 hospitals into what their union says is the largest private sector nurses strike in U.S. history. The nurses, members of the Minnesota Nurses Association/National Nurses United, gave their official strike notice to institutions in the …

WSWS (2022-09-13). UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman challenges other candidates to debate. wsws.org On Tuesday, September 13, rank-and-file socialist candidate for UAW president Will Lehman issued a statement challenging incumbent UAW President Ray Curry to commit to attending the debate scheduled for September 22 at 6 p.m. (Eastern).

Staff (2022-09-13). VIDEO: IRGC Quds Force cmdr. visits Mawkebs in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) — The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force Brigadier General Esmaeil Ghaani paid an unannounced visit to Nada Al-Aqsa Mawkeb in Iraq in the days leading up to Arbaeen.

A Guest Author (2022-09-13). 'Monarchy is a survival of the tyranny'. workers.org 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 . . . |

John Dick (2022-09-13). Labor history tour guide remembers his mail deliverer days. peoplesworld.org I hoist the mail bag over my shoulder. Damn, this thing is heavy. I begin to walk down the sidewalk, satchel bursting with papers. Drip, drip, drip. The sweat begins to roll down from my forehead and back of neck. My shirt becomes stained with perspiration as I struggle with the overbearing load. I haven't …

Joe Sims (2022-09-13). To defeat imperialism, the peace movement needs every possible ally, even inconsistent ones. peoplesworld.org The following remarks were presented by Joe Sims, national co-chair of the Communist Party, at the CPUSA International Conference 2022: Dismantling Imperialism in the 21st Century, Sept. 10, 2022. Good afternoon, comrades, And greetings to all and especially to our fraternal parties and those who have joined us from abroad. We're glad to have you …

____ (2022-09-13). IKCO exports "Tara", "Dena" cars to Armenia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Sep. 13 (MNA) — With the re-entry of Iran Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO)'s products to the Armenian market, suitable ways have been provided for the Group to export its products to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

James Zogby (2022-09-13). Peaceful Resistance Turns Military Might Into Weakness. commondreams.org Civil disobedience and general strikes by Palestinian laborers, boycotts, and mass peaceful demonstrations at check points and the borders would paralyze Israel.

WSWS (2022-09-13). IG Metall union organises jobs sellout at Vallourec plants in Germany. wsws.org The agreement struck by the union with management implements the destruction of 2,400 jobs in Dàºsseldorf and Màºlheim and pits workers against each other.

Jackson Todd (2022-09-13). California's fast food sectoral bargaining law could revolutionize the labor movement. peoplesworld.org It was a historic Labor Day for California's 5 ,000 fast food workers. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the FAST Recovery Act, transforming labor rights for workers in the industry after a long organizing effort from workers across the state. Beyond California or fast food, this victory could shape a new era of the labor movement and …

Julia Conley (2022-09-13). Seattle Teachers Secure Tentative Deal to End Strike After 'Enormous Community Support'. commondreams.org "We should all be proud of what we accomplished and what we stood up for: student supports and respect for educators," said the Seattle Education Association.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Spain's Ryanair cabin walkout enters second month, defying PSOE-Podemos government anti-strike laws. wsws.org The PSOE-Podemos government's minimum service laws are aimed at stemming the growing upsurge of the class struggle in Spain and internationally.

WSWS (2022-09-13). North Carolina Supreme Court rules that nurses can be held criminally liable for medical errors. wsws.org The decision, which overturns a 90-year-old precedent, is the latest attack on health care workers and erodes their rights.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-13). Colombian U.S.-Backed Intelligence Operations Are Bad for Peace. libya360.wordpress.com W. T. WHITNEY JR. A Venezuelan couple use the Francisco De Paula Santander Bridge to cross between Urena, Venezuela, and Cucuta, Colombia, Aug. 6, 2022. | Matias Delacroix / AP Colombia's new president Gustavo Petro wants peace. Colombia's military, the largest in Latin America, except for that of Brazil, stands in the way. The military…

Kwjorinoco (2022-09-13). Chile's Boric Is Becoming More Right Wing by the Day (Interview). orinocotribune.com Marcelo Osses is one of the supporters of the communication project Radio Plaza de la Dignidad [Dignity Plaza Radio] born with the 2019 revolt [in Chile]. The station has lent its voice to that plaza that thousands of young people renamed and made their own every time they needed to demonstrate. With Osses, we spoke about the vote for rejection, about the highly devalued Boric government, and also about what is to come at the level of popular struggles, such as the ones that high school students are now waging. | -Were you surprised by the margin of defeat for the new Constitution? | -The amount of votes for the…

Adán Chávez Frías (2022-09-13). La herencia bolivariana contra la Doctrina Monroe. globalizacion.ca I | El pasado fin de semana participé, por invitación de un grupo de organizaciones y activistas de Estados Unidos y Canadá, en el panel Cumbre de las Américas vs. Celac: øDónde se Encuentra la Doctrina Monroe en sus 200 Años?;…

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-13). Reconocen labor de Venezuela en campaña de vacunación. telesurtv.net Durante los próximos meses la campaña de vacunación asegurará una cobertura del 95 por ciento en niños de Venezuela.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Ukraine: The CIA's 75-Year-Old Proxy. libya360.wordpress.com Gerald Sussman Friedrichstrasse, bisected by the Berlin Wall, in 1961. Operation Red Sox dropped 85 CIA agents into Soviet-controlled territory to gather intelligence about Moscow's plans. [Source: politico.com] Joe Biden "is fueling the fire in the Ukraine." — Roger Waters of Pink Floyd It takes a musical artist to cut through the morass of propaganda to…

Lowkey (2022-09-12). Economist Richard Wolff: Sanctions Against Russia, Inflation & Class War. mintpressnews.com Economist Dr. Richard Wolff joins Lowkey where he exposes ways economic policy can be a code term used by the political establishment for class war. Wolff explains how the cost of enmity with Russia is being placed on the shoulders of the working class in the West, whom recently experienced one of the worst crashes of capitalism in its history.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-09-12). Controversial Trump-era policy exacerbates U.S.-China tensions in academia. america.cgtn.com U.S.-China tensions may be bleeding into the academic sector, and specifically scientific collaboration, as Chinese American scientists feel the ugly legacy of the Trump-era China tensions.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Florida Democrat Charlie Crist taps Miami/Dade teachers' union head as running mate in gubernatorial election. wsws.org In naming Hernandez-Mats, Crist is boosting a union bureaucrat who carried out the demands of Biden, the NEA and the AFT that schools be reopened at the height of the Delta and Omicron surges of COVID-19.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). The Widening Gap between Rich and Poor is Hastening the Transition to a Multipolar World. libya360.wordpress.com Veniamin Popov According to the charity Oxfam, which fights against poverty throughout the world, the ten wealthiest people in the world have seen their combined assets double in the last two years, from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion. In its briefing on inequality, Oxfam points out that "central banks pumped trillions of dollars into financial…

JANET (2022-09-12). My 70 years and the departed GDR. iacenter.org By Victor Grossman September 9, 2022 Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin August 2022 — It's a momentous day! Not for the world — for which it's nothing special. But for me! Just 70 years ago, in nervous panic, I took off my U.S. Army jacket, shoes and sleeve insignia, and stepped into the swift Danube River which, at Linz in still-occupied Austria, divided the U.S. Zone from the USSR Zone. Although very wet at this short sector, it was part of the long Iron Curtain. And I was swimming across it in what most [U.S.] Americans would consider a very wrong direction! Author Victor Grossman (left) greets Pete Seeger at…

____ (2022-09-12). Electoral Conflicts and Political Polarization: What Can Mediators Do? transcend.org In conflict, our options ultimately boil down to two: go it alone or face it together. We make these choices every day, as individuals and neighbors, as organizations, societies, and nations. With the development of mediation, dialogue facilitation, collaborative negotiation, consensus building, and similar skills, we are better able to face our problems together and collaboratively.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Caterpillar workers voice support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president: "The main issue for me is equality" wsws.org In discussing Lehman's program, many workers voiced strong agreement with his call to end the wage and benefit tier system, bring temporary workers up to full pay, and restore COLA and pensions, among other demands.

WSWS (2022-09-12). "We should be striking too": Former Allina nurse says small hospitals should join walkout. wsws.org A former nurse at Regina Medical Center in Hastings, Minnesota, reviews the issues confronting nurses and details how the Minnesota Nurses Association has divided different sections of health care workers.

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2022-09-13: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-09-13). South Africa: Brics Urged to Work Collectively in Global Food, Fuel Crisis. infobrics.org The Speaker of the National Assembly, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has emphasised the need for a collective solution from the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) bloc to mitigate the global food, fuel and financial crisis…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Socialism 2022 Conference: The pseudo-left promote imperialist war. wsws.org The primary aim of the Socialism 2022 Conference was to promote the US-NATO war against Russia, in line with the policy of the Biden administration, while seeking to bolster the trade unions as instruments for the suppression of the class struggle.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Socialism 2022 Conference: The pseudo-left promotes imperialist war. wsws.org The primary aim of the Socialism 2022 Conference was to promote the US-NATO war against Russia, in line with the policy of the Biden administration, while seeking to bolster the trade unions as instruments for the suppression of the class struggle.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Sri Lanka: Stop the repression of anti-government protesters! Release all political prisoners! wsws.org President Wickremesinghe is stepping up the arrest of anti-government protesters in preparation for state repression against the working class.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Spanish Morenoites back Podemos government's moves to suppress struggles against inflation. wsws.org The CRT is terrified of growing working class struggles against massive price hikes being used to pass costs of the US-NATO proxy war against Russia in Ukraine onto workers.

Infobrics (2022-09-13). BRICS Ties Seen As Key to Global Recovery. infobrics.org China is willing to continuously enhance practical cooperation with other four BRICS countriesÔºçBrazil, Russia, India, and South AfricaÔºçto jointly benefit from the New Industrial Revolution…

Leon Kunstenaar (2022-09-13). Google and Amazon Workers Push Back on Tech Work for Israeli Apartheid. indybay.org Hundreds in march and demonstrations at SF Google and Amazon offices…

Labor Video Project (2022-09-13). Google & Tech Workers With Community Demand No Tech For Apartheid! Cancel Project Nimbus. indybay.org Google workers who were members of CWA Alphabet Workers Union joined with other tech workers and community members rallied at San Francisco Google and Amazonn to protest the retaliation against Google worker Ariel Koren for speaking out against the Project Nimbus which uses Google technology to spy on Palestinian people for the apartheid regime.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Attack on Carnegie Mellon professor over criticism of British imperialism. wsws.org After Nigerian-born Uju Anya tweeted her hatred of British imperialism in response to the dying of Queen Elizabeth, she was denounced by billionaire Jeff Bezos and censored by Twitter.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Minnesota Nurses support call for open-ended strike: "I don't think they're going to budge until we do it" wsws.org 15,000 nurses began a strike in Minnesota yesterday against inadequate staffing , overwhelming workloads, shrinking pay amid inflation and ongoing safety issues.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Minnesota Nurses support call for open-ended strike: "I don't think they're going to budge until we do it." wsws.org 15,000 nurses began a strike in Minnesota yesterday against inadequate staffing levels, overwhelming workloads, shrinking pay exacerbated by inflation, and ongoing safety issues confronting nurses and their patients.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Seattle educators: Expand the strike to join workers across the US! For adequate staffing, support staff and pay! wsws.org Seattle educators are in a powerful position to carry forward their struggle, expand and concretize their demands, and draw behind them the active support of broad sections of the working class.

Jessica Corbett (2022-09-13). 15,000 Minnesota nurses launch historic strike to put 'patients before profits'Ôøº. nationofchange.org "We feel like this is the only thing we can do," said one nurse. "Hospitals tell us it's our fault, but we've been actively involved and getting nowhere."

_____ (2022-09-13). The Jackson Water System Has Been Failing For Decades Due To Racism. popularresistance.org Residents of West Jackson are in the midst of a severe water crisis due to the failure of a water treatment facility and don't know when they will have clean water in their homes again. The state is failing to get water to everyone, so many local groups are organizing mutual aid efforts. The governor refuses to access federal funds to fully repair the city's water infrastructure, which has been failing for decades. Clearing the FOG speaks with Kali Akuno, a co-founder of Cooperation Jackson, about the current crisis, including how the wealthy residents were spared, how it fits into the bigger picture of systemic…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Australia: Chris O'Brien Lifehouse nurse endorses "Open Letter" call to reject management enterprise offer. wsws.org "There's huge anger and disappointment about the offer and the union's stance. The nurses I've spoken to have said that they are voting no" — Jayne…

WSWS (2022-09-13). UAW ends three-day "Hollywood strike" at Stellantis Kokomo casting plant. wsws.org The brief strike was a stage-managed affair by the UAW apparatus, which was designed to have little or no impact on the corporation…

WSWS (2022-09-13). UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman launches new campaign website: "Put rank-and-file workers in power!" wsws.org Collected on the new site are a wide range of statements that Lehman has issued since launching his campaign in June which elaborate his program and perspective.

WSWS (2022-09-13). DHL strikers pepper sprayed, arrested on picket line in Rhode Island. wsws.org A DHL worker described one of the five arrests on the Pawtucket picket line to a local TV channel: "She got pushed to the ground, knee to her face, head on her back, another person was literally pepper sprayed in the face. I was in the mix, I got pulled out, it was horrible."

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2022-09-13). Saturday 9/10: Stop the Violence — Solidarity Now! Forum 1. indybay.org Pacific Renaissance Plaza | 388 Ninth Street, Suite 290 | Oakland, California 94607…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Millionaires' Congress threatens to intervene against potential US railroad strike. wsws.org While not unexpected, Hoyer's remarks are a significant escalation of the state's efforts to impose a pro-company contract on railroaders, who are determined to strike as early as Friday morning.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-13). Chile's 9/11 & The Rise Of US Fascism. indybay.org Labor Historian & Professor Ruth Needleman talks about the lessons of Chile's coup in relation to the growing fascist movement in the US.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Tradesmen at Seaspan shipyard operations in North Vancouver and Victoria have stopped work in support of Seaspan tugboat captains and engineers, who have been without a contract since 2019.

WorkWeek (2022-09-13). WW CNA Kaiser Nurses/Patients In Danger. PG&E Newsom Leg Corruption & UPS Oven In Trucks. indybay.org WorkWeek covers CNA Kaiser Nurses & Patients In Danger & PG&E Newsom Legislature Corruption & UPS "Oven In The Trucks" IBT Workers Heat & Labor Poet Tongo Issac-Martin…

WSWS (2022-09-13). Railroad Workers Rank-and-File Committee public meeting: Organize to prepare for a national strike! wsws.org The Committee is holding this meeting at 7pm Eastern to serve as a democratic forum for railroaders to discuss their independent strategy and prepare in advance of Friday night's strike deadline.

WSWS (2022-09-13). Amid corruption charges and cabinet resignations, President Pedro Castillo's government on the brink in Peru. wsws.org Castillo survived his first year as president because his left-populist guise as a rural teacher and union leader was of use to the ruling class in containing an emerging movement of the working class.

WSWS (2022-09-13). New Zealand government ends COVID mask mandates. wsws.org New Zealand's Labour Party-led government has embraced the demands of the far-right, anti-vax protesters, removing almost all mask mandates, all vaccine mandates, and promoting the lie that the pandemic is over.

Repost (2022-09-13). CWA Officials Censored Report Criticising Microsoft's Military Contracts. indybay.org CWA Officials Doing Damage Control For US Imperialism | The Communications Union Of America national leadership prevented their international affiliate UNI Global Union from publishing a document exposing the role of Microsoft in supporting US-military and intelligence agencies…

Isaac Nellist (2022-09-13). Apple workers organise to fight for a fair enterprise agreement. greenleft.org.au Retail workers at Apple stores across the country have applied to the Fair Work Commission to take industrial action for a fair enterprise agreement. Isaac Nellist reports.

Revolution Books (2022-09-13). Saturday 9/17: How the end of Roe created 2 Americas-Fault Lines Documentary. indybay.org 2444 Durant Ave | Berkeley…

Staff (2022-09-13). Cuadrando la caja: øOtra empresa estatal socialista es posible? (II) (+Video). cubadebate.cu Este domingo 11 de septiembre conversamos sobre la empresa estatal socialista en Cuba… øHan condicionado las decisiones tomadas hasta ahora, una mejor gestión y un incremento de la eficiencia y la productividad? øQué frena las transformaciones necesarias: preparación de los directivos, tradición verticalista, falta de liderazgo?

TeleSUR, gao, SH (2022-09-13). Reconocen labor de Venezuela en campaña de vacunación. telesurtv.net Durante los próximos meses la campaña de vacunación asegurará una cobertura del 95 por ciento en niños de Venezuela.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Ukraine's Offensives: Tactical Victories Can Contribute to Strategic Defeat. libya360.wordpress.com Update for Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 12, 2022 &#1 ; Ukraine has committed what is left of its best troops and equipment to multiple and expensive offensives &#1 ; both around Kherson and in Kharkov, and rumors of offensives being prepared elsewhere; &#1 ; The Kherson offensive has failed, costing Ukraine multiple brigades' worth of…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Russian Regrouping in Kharkov Will Speed Up Battle of Donbass. libya360.wordpress.com M. K. BHADRAKUMAR The New York Times has disclosed that the US shared vital intelligence with the Ukrainian military and took part in the preparation of the latter's current "counteroffensive" near Kharkov. No matter the Biden Administration's motivations in publicising its role in what western media is celebrating as a success story — presumably, with…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Urgent: Witch Hunt by Neo-Nazis in Kharkov, Ukraine. libya360.wordpress.com Borotba Borotba banner at a rally outside the Kharkov Regional Administration building in May 2014. Photo: Svetlana Licht. Borotba (Struggle) is a revolutionary Marxist organization based in Ukraine and the Donbass people's republics. It has been outlawed by the Kiev regime since the U.S.-backed coup in 2014. Sept. 10 — Very disturbing news comes from…

_____ (2022-09-12). Russia Retaliates For Ukrainian Strikes On Electricity Networks. popularresistance.org A typical U.S. attack on a foreign country begins with a swarm of cruise missiles which will disable the countries basic infrastructure. The U.S. attack on Iraq and other countries demonstrated that electricity and water supply will be gone in first days of a U.S. waged war. | Over more than 200 days the Russian special military operation in Ukraine had never attacked the basic infrastructure of the country. When the Ukraine used its electrified railway network to bring in weapons from the 'west' the Russian forces only took out electric substations that supplied the railway. But it never attacked the general ele…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Ukraine's Counteroffensive is a Propaganda "Victory" libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea The propaganda campaign that the imperialists are carrying out around Ukraine is a way of covering up how decrepit and discredited imperialism has truly become. When the imperialists portray Ukraine's recent counteroffensive as a crushing blow against Washington's challengers, they aren't just leaving out how the territories Ukraine took back were of little…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Ukraine: About Scythian Tactics. libya360.wordpress.com Dmitry Vinnik In our case, it is important to answer the question whether the logic of the special military operation has exhausted itself and we should move on to the logic of war Our army withdrew from most of the Kharkov region, leaving only a part to the east of the Oskol River. We even…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Ukraine: The CIA's 75-Year-Old Proxy. libya360.wordpress.com Gerald Sussman Friedrichstrasse, bisected by the Berlin Wall, in 1961. Operation Red Sox dropped 85 CIA agents into Soviet-controlled territory to gather intelligence about Moscow's plans. [Source: politico.com] Joe Biden "is fueling the fire in the Ukraine." — Roger Waters of Pink Floyd It takes a musical artist to cut through the morass of propaganda to…

Editor (2022-09-12). Richard Wolff: Sanctions Against Russia, Inflation and Class War. scheerpost.com Economist Dr. Richard Wolff joins Lowkey where he exposes ways economic policy can be a code term used by the political establishment for class war. Wolff explains how the cost of enmity with Russia is being placed on the shoulders of the working class in the West, whom recently experienced one of the worst crashes of capitalism in its history.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). Crimea: The Peninsula of Discord. libya360.wordpress.com Oleg Yasinsky (Image by Oleg Yasinsky) In the 1970s, long before perestroika, the Soviet dissident writer Vasily Aksyonov wrote the most famous of his novels, "The Crimean Island". It is a historical fiction, where Crimea was transformed from a peninsula to an island. In the Russian civil war of the early 20th century, the White…

Lowkey (2022-09-12). Economist Richard Wolff: Sanctions Against Russia, Inflation & Class War. mintpressnews.com Economist Dr. Richard Wolff joins Lowkey where he exposes ways economic policy can be a code term used by the political establishment for class war. Wolff explains how the cost of enmity with Russia is being placed on the shoulders of the working class in the West, whom recently experienced one of the worst crashes of capitalism in its history.

____ (2022-09-12). Documents to be discussed at upcoming CPC Central Committee plenary session deliberated. ecns.cn The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Friday held a meeting to deliberate documents to be submitted for discussion at the seventh plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-09-12). Controversial Trump-era policy exacerbates U.S.-China tensions in academia. america.cgtn.com U.S.-China tensions may be bleeding into the academic sector, and specifically scientific collaboration, as Chinese American scientists feel the ugly legacy of the Trump-era China tensions.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Florida Democrat Charlie Crist taps Miami/Dade teachers' union head as running mate in gubernatorial election. wsws.org In naming Hernandez-Mats, Crist is boosting a union bureaucrat who carried out the demands of Biden, the NEA and the AFT that schools be reopened at the height of the Delta and Omicron surges of COVID-19.

_____ (2022-09-12). AAR Report: Nationwide Rail Shutdown Could Cost $2 Billion Per Day. popularresistance.org According to the report, if negotiations between the remaining rail unions and the National Carrier Conference Committee (NCCC), which represents most Class I railroads and many smaller ones, remain unsettled by Friday, Sept. 16 at 12: 01 a.m., "Congress must act to prevent a service interruption that would immediately harm every economic sector served by rail." Failure to act, AAR says, could idle more than 7,000 trains daily and trigger retail product shortages, widespread manufacturing shutdowns, job losses and disruptions to hundreds of thousands of passenger rail customers. | Specifically, the report updates…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-09-12). Billionaires Jay-Z And Jack Dorsey Airdrop $1000 Worth Of Bitcoin Each To Residents Of Marcy Projects. moguldom.com Billionaires Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter and Jack Dorsey have shared some of their wealth — their bitcoin wealth that is — with residents of Marcy Houses, the Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn-based public housing complex where Jay-Z grew up. The duo granted $1,000 in bitcoin to each adult Marcy resident who completed their Bitcoin Academy's inaugural cohort, a free …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-09-12). The Widening Gap between Rich and Poor is Hastening the Transition to a Multipolar World. libya360.wordpress.com Veniamin Popov According to the charity Oxfam, which fights against poverty throughout the world, the ten wealthiest people in the world have seen their combined assets double in the last two years, from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion. In its briefing on inequality, Oxfam points out that "central banks pumped trillions of dollars into financial…

WSWS (2022-09-12). Following train collision which killed two, US railroad unions try to orchestrate surrender in advance of strike deadline. wsws.org Workers in all 12 unions overwhelmingly want to strike, and responded with fury on social media in response to more deals announced this weekend by smaller craft unions.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Australian retail lobby calls for working age to be lowered to 13. wsws.org Amid spiralling inflation and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ruling class is intent on destroying the hard-won rights gained by workers over a whole historical period, including restrictions on child labour.

WSWS (2022-09-12). 15,000 Minnesota nurses begin statewide strike: Build rank-and-file committees to unite with health care workers in Wisconsin, Michigan, New York and California! wsws.org Health care workers everywhere want to end intolerable working conditions, the eating up of their meager paychecks by inflation, and the subordination of health care to corporate profit.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Sri Lankan farmers speak out over catastrophic conditions. wsws.org SEP members have been campaigning among farmers in northern parts of Sri Lanka as part of the party's struggle for the establishment of action committees and for a Democratic and Socialist Congress of Workers and Rural Masses.

_____ (2022-09-12). Ten Years Ago, Chicago Teachers Gave Us All A Jolt Of Hope. popularresistance.org If you feel like your union needs a jump-start—whether you're a longtime shop steward or just started your first union job—this book is for you. | The impulse you have ("This union could be stronger and better, and I want to help change it") makes you part of a long tradition—what we at Labor Notes affectionately call the trouble-making wing of the labor movement. | One basic principle unites us troublemakers. We believe democracy, meaning broad member participation at every level of the union, is the heart of union power. | The Chicago Teachers Union's 2012 strike didn't just put the union on t…

Tania Siddiqi (2022-09-12). Pakistan: Climate catastrophe caused by Global North. workers.org 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 . . . |

_____ (2022-09-12). Joint Statement On Rail Embargo. popularresistance.org Move announced by the nation's largest railroads today to further abuse shippers and gridlock the supply chain in order to extort a contract settlement from rail unions | Late on Friday, September 9, the nation's largest railroads began warning major shippers that they are declaring an embargo on certain types of new shipments five days in advance of the end of the federally mandated cooling-off period at 12: 00 AM EDT September 16. They further advised that all rail shippers could be blocked from making any rail shipments well in advance of next Friday's deadline for a lockout or strike. This completely unnecessa…

____ (2022-09-12). Let's Stop Pretending America Is a Functioning Democracy. transcend.org 4 Sep 2022 – The U.S. posits itself as a champion of opportunity, freedom, human rights and civil liberties, even as half the country struggles at subsistence level, militarized police gun down and imprison the poor with impunity, and the primary business of the state is war. This collective self-delusion masks who we have become. Under inverted totalitarianism, there is no attempt, unlike fascism and state socialism, to address the needs of the poor.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-12). "Working In An Oven" IBT UPS Teamsters Speak Out On Deadly Heatwave, Life and Death. indybay.org IBT UPS drivers and warehouse workers speak out about the dangerous temperature conditions that workers must operate in. Additionally many UPS trucks do not even have a fan.

Rqorinoco (2022-09-12). 'The Haitian People Need a Socialist State,' Says Journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé. orinocotribune.com By Tanya Wadhwa — Sep 8, 2022 | Tens of thousands of Haitians have been taking to the streets, demanding the resignation of Ariel Henry. To understand the situation on the ground, we spoke with Haitian journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé | Since August 22, under the banner of "Rise Up for Another Independence," tens of thousands of Haitians have been repeatedly taking to the streets in different parts of the country, demanding the resignation of de-facto Prime Minister and acting President Ariel Henry. Protesters have criticized that during the past year of his governance, the economic, political, and social c…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-12). Declassified Mossad Document Reveals Military Collaboration With Lebanese Christian Militias. orinocotribune.com The report establishes 1958 as the year when contact between Lebanese officials and the Israeli military establishment was first initiated | Almost a week before the 40th anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, a document submitted to the Israeli High Court of Justice has revealed Israel's role in Lebanon's bloody conflicts, dating back to the 19 's. | The report establishes 1958 as the year when contact was first made between Lebanese Christian leaders and the Israeli military establishment. | Then-Lebanese President Camille Chamoun requested armed assistance from the Israeli army to counter the 1958 powe…

Matthew Cunningham-Cook (2022-09-12). The Millionaire CEOs Trying To Crush Nurses. levernews.com In what is likely the largest nurses strike in American history, 15,000 Minnesota nurses today went on strike for better pay and benefits after working short-staffed through the pandemic. Hospital CEOs insist they can't afford the increases: "They left with wage demands at 29 percent to 30 percent, which we've told them repeatedly is unreasonable and is unaffordable," their chief negotiator

_____ (2022-09-12). Monarchs Belong In The Dustbin Of History. popularresistance.org The fawning adulation of Queen Elizabeth in the United States, which fought a revolution to get rid of the monarchy, and in Great Britain, is in direct proportion to the fear gripping a discredited, incompetent and corrupt global ruling elite. | The global oligarchs are not sure the next generation of royal sock puppets — mediocrities that include a pedophile prince and his brother, a cranky and eccentric king who accepted suitcases and bags stuffed with $3.2 million in cash from the former prime minister of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, and who has millions stashed in offshore accounts…

Martha Grevatt (2022-09-12). Activists get reproductive justice, voter access on Michigan ballot. workers.org Michigan's progressive movement scored a victory, when the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Sept. 8 to allow two progressive initiatives to appear on the ballot in November. Detroit protest after the Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade, June 24. The Reproductive Freedom for All proposal enshrines in the state constitution . . . |

Editor (2022-09-12). The Big Myth About Inequality: It Just Happened! scheerpost.com By Dean Baker / Beat the Press/CEPR The standard line in policy circles about the soaring inequality of the last four decades is that it is just an unfortunate outcome of technological change. As a result of technological developments, education is much more highly valued and physical labor has much less value. The drop in …

Staff (2022-09-12). After 37 days of hunger strike, Adal Musa secures his freedom in victory. samidoun.net On 12 September, after 37 days of hunger strike, Adal Musa has suspended his strike with another defeat for the colonial jailers. He will be released from administrative detention (Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial) on 6 November 2022, as confirmed by Muhja al-Quds. He joined his brother, Ahmad Musa, on a hunger strike (which …

Liberation Staff (2022-09-12). PSL Editorial — Every worker should support the historic Minnesota nurses' strike. liberationnews.org 15,000 nurses are on strike across 16 hospitals in Minnesota. Every worker has a stake in the success of their struggle.

JANET (2022-09-12). My 70 years and the departed GDR. iacenter.org By Victor Grossman September 9, 2022 Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin August 2022 — It's a momentous day! Not for the world — for which it's nothing special. But for me! Just 70 years ago, in nervous panic, I took off my U.S. Army jacket, shoes and sleeve insignia, and stepped into the swift Danube River which, at Linz in still-occupied Austria, divided the U.S. Zone from the USSR Zone. Although very wet at this short sector, it was part of the long Iron Curtain. And I was swimming across it in what most [U.S.] Americans would consider a very wrong direction! Author Victor Grossman (left) greets Pete Seeger at…

Kevin Gosztola (2022-09-12). US Labor Department Sues Texas Newspaper For Firing Reporter Who Complained About Bugs. thedissenter.org Killeen Daily Herald, a Texas newspaper, was sued by the US Labor Department for allegedly firing a reporter who complained about bugs…

The Poetry Center at SF State (2022-09-12). Thursday 9/22: Renowned Local Poets Shurin And Gluck Celebrate 75th Birthdays With Collective Reading. indybay.org McRoskey Mattress Company | 1687 Market Street | SF, CA 94103…

____ (2022-09-12). Electoral Conflicts and Political Polarization: What Can Mediators Do? transcend.org In conflict, our options ultimately boil down to two: go it alone or face it together. We make these choices every day, as individuals and neighbors, as organizations, societies, and nations. With the development of mediation, dialogue facilitation, collaborative negotiation, consensus building, and similar skills, we are better able to face our problems together and collaboratively.

WSWS (2022-09-12). "We should be striking too": Former Allina nurse says small hospitals should join walkout. wsws.org A former nurse at Regina Medical Center in Hastings, Minnesota, reviews the issues confronting nurses and details how the Minnesota Nurses Association has divided different sections of health care workers.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-09-12). Saturday 9/10: Housing: Commodity or Human Right? indybay.org

Mumia Abu-Jamal (2022-09-12). A turning point in American corrections. workers.org first posted September 9, 2021 The following lightly edited commentary by Mumia Abu-Jamal aired as part of the "50 Years of Resistance: Black August and Attica" live broadcast, hosted by the Prisoners Solidarity Committee of Workers World Party, Sept. 2, 2021. In my mind, Attica was a turning point in . . . |

PAI (2022-09-12). Architects design a pro-union future at one Brooklyn firm. peoplesworld.org BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PAI)—Add architects to the list of low-paid workers who've gone union—in the case of the 22 workers at Bernheimer Architecture of Brooklyn, N.Y., through card-check recognition on September 1. The move means they'll be part of the Machinists through their own from-the-ground-up union, Architectural Workers United. The principal of the firm, Andrew Bernheimer, …

WSWS (2022-09-12). "They're trying to ram the same thing down our throats": US Steel worker in Gary, Indiana, denounces USW-Cliffs sellout deal. wsws.org A US Steel worker speaks out against union-management collaboration to deepen exploitation of the working class and plans to push through a concessions contract.

WSWS (2022-09-12). UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman discusses socialism with libertarian worker (and other correspondence). wsws.org Every week, UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman, a socialist rank-and-file Mack Trucks worker from Macungie, Pennsylvania, receives letters from workers in the UAW and in other industries on his campaign to abolish the bureaucracy and give power to the workers on the shop floor.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Seattle educators speak out on the consequences of understaffing, inadequate support and low pay. wsws.org Several teachers at Seattle Public Schools spoke with the World Socialist Web Site about the key issues they are fighting to address in their ongoing strike, which began on September 7.

Lyn Neeley (2022-09-12). Global South countries strive for vaccine independence. workers.org A radical cooperative of 15 countries in the Global South is trying to create the next generation of messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines and drugs. They are integrating medical technology, skills and knowledge, manufacturing practices, intellectual property and training from their respective universities and pharmaceutical companies. The cooperative is an mRNA . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-12). Caterpillar workers voice support for Will Lehman's campaign for UAW president: "The main issue for me is equality" wsws.org In discussing Lehman's program, many workers voiced strong agreement with his call to end the wage and benefit tier system, bring temporary workers up to full pay, and restore COLA and pensions, among other demands.

WSWS (2022-09-12). Nevada nurses refuse to clock-in due to understaffing. wsws.org Former Henderson Hospital ICU nurse, Diana, spoke with the World Socialist Web Site and described the terrible working conditions at the hospital.

Michelle Hernandez (2022-09-12). First city in Southeast Los Angeles to win rent stabilization and just cause ordinance. liberationnews.org On August 22, the Bell Gardens City Council voted unanimously in favor of the first Rent Control and Just Cause ordinance in Southeast Los Angeles. This victory comes after 2.5 years of tireless organizing by the largely working class immigrant women and families that make up the Union de Vecinas of Bell Gardens, backed by non-profit California Latinas for Reproductive Justice. The ordinance still requires one more final vote of approval, but once passed will set an incredible precedent in a region of LA County that has been historically neglected, marginalized and victim to corruption scandals.

Gerardo Villagrán del Corral (2022-09-12). Golpe en Bolivia: Luis Almagro perdió el control en la reunión de la OEA. globalizacion.ca El secretario general de la OEA es "un individuo desprestigiado, carente de cualquier capacidad de interlocución y entregado a las directrices de Estados Unidos". | El secretario general de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), Luis Almagro, perdió los estribos después…

WSWS (2022-09-12). Former Los Angeles teacher speaks out as unions and district impose horrifying conditions at school sites. wsws.org "I'm suffering from all the things the union never fought for. All they do is collect dues and travel to conferences. That's not what the unions are supposed to do. We need real organizations, real leaders."

_____ (2022-09-11). Joe Biden, the US Military-Industrial Complex, and Arms Supplies to Ukraine and Taiwan. journal-neo.org It is an open secret that money plays a decisive role in US presidential election campaigns &#1 ; all those advertisements and consultancy and PR services have to be paid for. Moreover, as the Democrats' strategy has made clear, organizing street protests and media and other Information campaigns is an expensive business &#1 ; and a lot …

Scorinoco (2022-09-11). Difficulties in Venezuela-Colombia Reintegration After Years of Hostility. orinocotribune.com Colombia and Venezuela are two historically linked nations and for centuries they even constituted the same territory, first as the Viceroyalty of New Granada during the Spanish Empire and then as Gran Colombia in the early years of the independence of the Americas from Spanish colonial rule. | However, political events in the late 20th century and so far in the 21st century, particularly the coming to power of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela, have distanced the two nations to the extent that they broke diplomatic relations in 2019, despite sharing more than 2,200 kilometers of border. | This rupture, going on for a lon…

Anonymous669 (2022-09-11). Iraqi Airstrikes Kill 11 ISIS Terrorists In Diyala & Al-Anbar (Videos). 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 10, F-16 fighter jets of the Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) attacked hideouts of ISIS cells in the eastern province of Diyala and the western province of al-Anbar. | In Diyala, two airstrikes destroyed a hideout of the terrorist group located on the bank of Lake Hamrin. Three terrorists were killed in the airstrike. | Later, a joint force of the Iraqi military and intelligence killed a fourth…

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