2021-12-01: News Headlines

Brendan Taylor (2021-12-01). Australia Will Not Return to Lockdown in Wake of Omicron Variant: PM. asia-pacificresearch.com

Suresh V Kuchipudi (2021-12-01). Will Omicron be more contagious than Delta? asiatimes.com A new variant named Omicron (B.1.1.529) was reported by researchers in South Africa on November 24, 2021, and designated a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization two days later. Omicron is very unusual in that it is by far the most heavily mutated variant yet of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The …

Staff (2021-12-01). Headlines for December 1, 2021. democracynow.org Omicron Detected in Europe Days Before South Africa Reported Variant; FDA Endorses Merck COVID Pill, Michigan High Schooler Kills 3 Other Students in Shooting Rampage, Mark Meadows to Testify Before House Jan. 6 Cmte, Panel Pursues Jeffrey Clark Contempt Charges | , U.S. Removes FARC From Terror Blacklist, HRW: Taliban Have Killed or Disappeared 100+ Ex-Afghan Security Forces Since August, German Court Convicts Ex-Member of Islamic State For Genocide of Iraq's Yazidi Community, France Inducts Josephine Baker into Pantheon As Far-Right, Racist Pundit Announces Presidential Bid, Rep. Ilhan Omar Shares Violent, Isla…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-12-01). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Global Research News (2021-12-01). Selected Articles: Trump-Appointed Judge Blocks Biden's Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers in 10 States. globalresearch.ca By Finish naturopathic Doctor Ariyana Love s…

Liberation Staff (2021-12-01). Students organize to resist Rittenhouse's enrollment at ASU. liberationnews.org Organizers say Rittenhouse's presence on-campus will attract other dangerous fascists, who now feel emboldened by Rittenhouse's acquittal.

Mario Gaona (2021-12-01). Muncie, Indiana, students protest censorship of BLM in school. liberationnews.org Students at Muncie Central High School marched from the school to Muncie City Hall Nov. 23 after their school's administration commanded a class to take down student posters that mention the Black Lives Matter social movement.

Coral Wynter (2021-12-01). Student-led Fossil Fool Fiesta targets NAB. greenleft.org.au The National Australia Bank is being targeted by climate protesters for lending billions of dollars to fossil fuel corporations. Coral Wynter reports.

WSWS (2021-12-01). Three students killed and eight others injured in Oxford, Michigan school shooting. wsws.org A 15-year-old student opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun at a high school in suburban Detroit on Tuesday, killing three classmates and injuring eight others, including one teacher.

WSWS (2021-12-01). Harvard graduate student union pushes through contract with cut in real wages. wsws.org The four-year deal will result in an effective wage cut for exploited student-workers at the world's wealthiest university.

WSWS (2021-12-01). Growing outrage among Australian teachers and parents over school COVID infections. wsws.org Opposition to school reopenings is a significant element in the wider hostility toward the political establishment and its callous indifference to the lives and well-being of working people that Australia's new electoral laws are designed to silence.

Shawgi Tell (2021-11-30). New Zealand: Charter School Corruption. dissidentvoice.org The U.S. is home to the largest number of privately-operated charter schools in the world (about 7,400). While they take different forms and are called different things, charter schools also exist in much smaller numbers in New Zealand, England, United Arab Emirates, Australia, and Canada. Charter schools are privatized, marketized, corporatized school arrangements buttressed by …

WSWS (2021-11-30). UK: University and College Union shuts down remaining further education college strikes. wsws.org At five out of the 15 colleges that were meant to strike starting in September, the UCU reached deals with the employers before the strike began.

WSWS (2021-11-30). COVID-19 infects Sri Lankan schools: Stop sacrificing the lives of students and teachers! wsws.org The Rajapakse government rushed to reopen schools not out of concern for the education of children but to defend capitalist profits.

rebekah (2021-11-30). Columbia's Student Workers Fight for a Fair Contract. inequality.org

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-11-30). Australia Served US Interests as Anti-China Riots Gripped the Solomon Islands. asia-pacificresearch.com

Manlio Dinucci (2021-11-30). Dove ci porta l'asse Roma-Parigi. globalresearch.ca Il Trattato del Quirinale promosso dal presidente della Repubblica Mattarella, firmato il 26 novembre dal presidente del Consiglio Draghi e dal presidente della Repubblica Macron, è un trattato politico a 360 gradi con cui Italia e Francia ´s'impegnano a sviluppare …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-11-30). Video: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The unspoken truth is that the novel coronavirus provides a pretext to powerful financial interests and corrupt politicians to precipitate the entire World into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy, extreme poverty and despair.

Global Research News (2021-11-30). Selected Articles: 13 Year-old Canadian Girl Took the COVID-19 Vaccine. "Try Not to Cry, Her Heart Stopped and Now She Is in Critical Condition" globalresearch.ca By In an exclusive interview w…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-30). Prestigious Weaponry Expert Censored. zcomm.org Their agenda is clear in trying to poison the debate about Syria and defame dedicated scientists like Postol whose research casts important light on the deceptions underlying U.S. policy…

WSWS (2021-11-30). Quebec government left seniors' homes unprotected at start of COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org "It's not just science that decides," said Quebec's director of public health, Horacio Arruda, in defense of the government's policy of putting profits before human lives.

_____ (2021-11-30). Protests Demanding Affordable Housing Surge In The Netherlands. popularresistance.org On Sunday, November 28, housing rights groups and other progressive sections in the Dutch city of Groningen marched under the banner #Woonstrijd to protest the acute housing crisis in the city. Various groups including Shelter Our Students (SOS), International Socialists Groningen, New Communist Party of the Netherlands (NCPN), Communist Youth Movement (CJB), RED Groningen, Young Socialists Groningen, Democratic Academy Groningen, Groningen Feminist Network, and others, participated in the march while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols. The protesters demanded a radical housing policy from the authorities whic…

WSWS (2021-11-30). Australia: NSW teachers to hold one-day strike on December 7. wsws.org The stoppage reflects widespread anger over soaring workloads, stagnant wages and the dangerous reopening of the schools, all of which have been enforced by the unions.

John Smith (2021-11-30). More job cuts on the way for Victorian university staff. greenleft.org.au After a year of job cuts, Federation University has just announced a restructure of its academic portfolio, which will make teaching and learning harder. John Smith reports.

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2021-11-30: News Headlines

Shawgi Tell (2021-11-30). New Zealand: Charter School Corruption. dissidentvoice.org The U.S. is home to the largest number of privately-operated charter schools in the world (about 7,400). While they take different forms and are called different things, charter schools also exist in much smaller numbers in New Zealand, England, United Arab Emirates, Australia, and Canada. Charter schools are privatized, marketized, corporatized school arrangements buttressed by …

WSWS (2021-11-30). COVID-19 infects Sri Lankan schools: Stop sacrificing the lives of students and teachers! wsws.org The Rajapakse government rushed to reopen schools not out of concern for the education of children but to defend capitalist profits.

WSWS (2021-11-30). UK: University and College Union shuts down remaining further education college strikes. wsws.org At five out of the 15 colleges that were meant to strike starting in September, the UCU reached deals with the employers before the strike began.

rebekah (2021-11-30). Columbia's Student Workers Fight for a Fair Contract. inequality.org

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-11-30). Australia Served US Interests as Anti-China Riots Gripped the Solomon Islands. asia-pacificresearch.com

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-30). Prestigious Weaponry Expert Censored. zcomm.org Their agenda is clear in trying to poison the debate about Syria and defame dedicated scientists like Postol whose research casts important light on the deceptions underlying U.S. policy…

Global Research News (2021-11-30). Selected Articles: 13 Year-old Canadian Girl Took the COVID-19 Vaccine. "Try Not to Cry, Her Heart Stopped and Now She Is in Critical Condition" globalresearch.ca By In an exclusive interview w…

Manlio Dinucci (2021-11-30). Dove ci porta l'asse Roma-Parigi. globalresearch.ca Il Trattato del Quirinale promosso dal presidente della Repubblica Mattarella, firmato il 26 novembre dal presidente del Consiglio Draghi e dal presidente della Repubblica Macron, è un trattato politico a 360 gradi con cui Italia e Francia ´s'impegnano a sviluppare …

WSWS (2021-11-30). Quebec government left seniors' homes unprotected at start of COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org "It's not just science that decides," said Quebec's director of public health, Horacio Arruda, in defense of the government's policy of putting profits before human lives.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-30). Protests demanding affordable housing surge in the Netherlands. peoplesdispatch.org On Sunday, November 28, housing rights groups and other progressive sections in the Dutch city of Groningen marched under the banner #Woonstrijd to protest the acute housing crisis in the city. Various groups including Shelter Our Students (SOS), International Socialists Groningen, New Communist Party of the Netherlands (NCPN), Communist Youth Movement (CJB), RED Groningen, Young Socialists Groningen, Democratic Academy Groningen, Groningen Feminist Network, and others, participated in the march while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols. The protesters demanded a radical housing policy from the authorities whic…

WSWS (2021-11-30). Australia: NSW teachers to hold one-day strike on December 7. wsws.org The stoppage reflects widespread anger over soaring workloads, stagnant wages and the dangerous reopening of the schools, all of which have been enforced by the unions.

John Smith (2021-11-30). More job cuts on the way for Victorian university staff. greenleft.org.au After a year of job cuts, Federation University has just announced a restructure of its academic portfolio, which will make teaching and learning harder. John Smith reports.

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-11-29). Epidemiologist: New Variant Omicron Can Be Milder Than Delta But More Dangerous Due To Transmissibility And Immune Escape. moguldom.com The new omicron variant of covid-19 has governments, medical experts and researchers scrambling to learn more so they can try and contain it. Many countries have implemented travel bans at record pace and are ramping up vaccination efforts. Some say omicron is a milder variant of the coronavirus, but one epidemiologist says now is not …

teleSUR (2021-11-29). Russia Starts Developing a Vaccine for the New Omicron Variant. telesurenglish.net Russia is currently working on a vaccine against the new variant of Covid-19, which has alarmed governments worldwide. | RELATED: | Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology announced that the "Sputnik V" vaccine against the Omicron variant would probably be ready for massive production in no more than eight weeks. | The center declared it had started work in the new version of his vacc…

Staff (2021-11-29). Countries close borders to foreigners amid Omicron fears. rt.com Japan will close its border to foreign nationals, including business travelers and students from Tuesday, marking one of the most severe responses to the emergence of Omicron. Israel shut its borders from midnight on Sunday. | Speaking on Monday, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the imminent closure of the border to non-Japanese nationals from Tuesday. "This is a preventive, emergency measure to avoid a worst-case scenario," Kishida told reporters at the Prime Minister's office. | The measures apply to all foreign nationals with the exception of those who are residents of Japan. "These are temporary, exc…

Eric Vogt (2021-11-29). 'The 3rd Floor and Other Stories of the Portuguese Resistance' in English. peoplesworld.org This exciting collection is a first-and-only translation consisting of four stories: "An Uncommon Education," "The 3rd Floor," "Struggle and Life," and "The Vargas Case: Death of a Landlord." For the benefit of those monolingual, English-speaking readers who may never have considered what translation is and what translators do, before reviewing each of these stories, I …

Sarah Anderson (2021-11-29). Biden Administration is Cracking Down on Corporate Recidivists. inequality.org

Global Research News (2021-11-29). Selected Articles: The WHO and the Road Towards a Fake Medical Dystopia. globalresearch.ca By Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — …

Global Research News (2021-11-29). Video: 13 Year-old Canadian Girl Took the Covid-19 Vaccine. "Try Not to Cry, Her Heart Stopped and Now She is in Critical Condition" globalresearch.ca Forward Global Research articles. …

Michael Berkowitz (2021-11-29). 'Normal People': Love among the ruins. peoplesworld.org

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