Daily Archives: November 11, 2020

2020-11-11: News Headlines

Global Research (2020-11-11). "The Globalization of War" and "The Globalization of Poverty" — Two Books by Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The Globalization of War: America's "Long War" against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky | America's hegemonic project in…

Peter Koenig (2020-11-11). The Post Covid World, The WEF's Diabolical Project: "Resetting the Future of Work Agenda" — After "The Great Reset". A Horrifying Future. globalresearch.ca The World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published (October 2020) a so-called White Paper, entitled " This 31-page document reads like a blueprint on how to "execute" — …

Media Lens (2020-11-11). Robert Fisk: Death of a "Controversial" Journalist. dissidentvoice.org Robert Fisk, the Independent's Middle East correspondent, died on 30 October aged 74. In reviewing his life and career, the newspaper for which he worked for more than two decades wrote of their star reporter: 'Much of what Fisk wrote was controversial…' As John Pilger noted, in describing Fisk's journalism as 'controversial' the Independent was …

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-11). Agreed on Armistice in Nagorno Karabakh? Brokered by Moscow. globalresearch.ca Since Azerbaijan forces attacked Armenian ones in Nagorno Karabakh (NK below) on September 27, both sides breached agreed on ceasefires three times. | Is this time different? | According to Russia's Izvestia on November 10, "Moscow has brokered an armistice in" the …

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-11). Continuity Follows All US Elections. Despite Evidence, Trump's Legal Challenges are Likely to Fail. globalresearch.ca Whenever US presidential and congressional elections are held, continuity always triumphs. | Names and faces alone change, the fundamental direction of the country doesn't miss a bit. | Presidents are figurehead fronts for imperial governance of, by, and for privileged interests at …

Media Lens (2020-11-11). Robert Fisk: Death of a 'Controversial' Journalist. His Legacy Will Live. globalresearch.ca Robert Fisk, the Independent's Middle East correspondent, died on 30 October aged 74. In reviewing his life and career, the newspaper for which he worked for more than two decades 'Much of what Fisk …

Paul Antonopoulos (2020-11-11). End of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) War Now May Prove to be Compromising Solution. globalresearch.ca From the Aegean to Central Asia, people were celebrating on the streets after Azerbaijan captured large swathes of Armenian-held territory in Artsakh, or more commonly known as Nagorno-Karabakh. After a month and a half of brutal warfare with no …

Miranda Dotson (2020-11-11). College Costs More Than What's on the Bill — That's Why Students Should Strike. thenation.com College Costs More Than What's on the Bill — That's Why Students Should Strike…

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2020-11-11). How COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Are Designed. globalresearch.ca There's been a lot of talk lately about whether or not the fast-tracked COVID-19 vaccine will in fact be safe and effective. While vaccine makers insist that any vaccine reaching the market will have undergone rigorous testing, the way …

David Giesen (2020-11-11). Saturday 11/14: Who eats crow on Turkey Day: teaching justice on Thanksgiving. indybay.org Join Zoom Meeting | zoom.us/j/95005710989?pwd=b1I2YVVndHR0SD…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-11-11). French teachers holds strike demanding safety measures in schools. peoplesdispatch.org Teachers and students across France are outraged at the government's failure to provide safety arrangements in overcrowded schools across the country in the wake of a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases…

Natalie Dowzicky (2020-11-11). The Best Way to Honor Dead Soldiers Is Not to Create More. globalresearch.ca Removing U.S. troops from Afghanistan by early 2021, or by Christmas as President Trump has

Dr. Mike Yeadon (2020-11-11). A Plea to MPs from Mike Yeadon: "Don't Vote for Lockdown". "The Pandemic Is Over" globalresearch.ca Dear Sirs and Madams, | I am an independent scientist of over 30 years experience leading research into new medicines, operating up to Vice President and head of Respiratory Research at Pfizer, a US pharmaceutical company and founder and CEO of …

_____ (2020-11-11). More Than 14 Million May Have Lost Health Coverage. popularresistance.org In the latest analysis, researchers first tried to assess how many workers and dependents relied on job-based coverage as of March 2019. Then, using data from the Labor Department, they estimated how many workers lost jobs and how many of those had employer-based coverage. Researchers examined this information by industry, age and gender. | Some industries were affected more than others and a few were almost spared entirely. "As a result, we would expect the number of people losing jobs with [employer-sponsored insurance] to vary greatly by industry, and possibly by other characteristics, such as age and gender,"

The Canary (2020-11-11). Majority of patients have 'long Covid' symptoms seven weeks after discharge. thecanary.co More than two-thirds of patients hospitalised due to coronavirus (Covid-19) continue to suffer from debilitating symptoms more than seven weeks after being discharged, a new study suggests. | Researchers found that 54 days after discharge, 69% of patients were still experiencing fatigue. And 53% were suffering from persistent breathlessness. | They also found that 34% still had a cough and 15% reported depression. | In addition, 38% of chest radiographs (X-rays) remained abnormal. And 9% were getting worse, according to the study. It was carried out in collaboration with clinicians at the Royal Free London (RFL)…

Stacey Lennox (2020-11-11). Dr. Fauci Told the Truth About COVID-19 Tests in July and Has Been Misleading the Public Ever Since. globalresearch.ca One of the most frustrating aspects of COVID-19 coverage has been the emphasis on "cases," reinforced by Dr. Anthony Fauci. In fact, he was wringing his hands

Prof. Ruel F. Pepa (2020-11-11). Systemic Racial Inequity: Discrimination, Dehumanization and Destruction. globalresearch.ca "It is race, is it not, that puts the hundred millions of India under the dominion of a remote island in the north of Europe. Race avails much, if that be true, which is alleged, that all Celts are Catholics, …

Askiah Adam (2020-11-10). Is Normalization with Israel without a Resolution for Palestine Justifiable? globalresearch.ca Some fifty-three years ago, in 1967, in Khartoum, Sudan, the Arab League met. Then the League adopted the moral high ground "The Three No's": no peace with Israel; no recognition of Israel; and, no negotiation with Israel. But today these …

South Front (2020-11-10). Video: Armenian Defense Collapsed in Central Nagorno-Karabakh. Shusha Is in the Hands of Azerbaijan. globalresearch.ca The Armenian defense in the central part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region is in a deep crisis. | Intense clashes in the areas of Martuni and Shusha were ongoing for the entire last week. Nonetheless, on the evening of November 7, Azerbaijani …

The Canary (2020-11-10). More than 30,000 extra deaths at home have occurred during the pandemic. thecanary.co More than 30,000 extra deaths have taken place in private homes in England and Wales since the start of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, new figures show.Extra deaths — known as "excess deaths" — are the number of deaths that are above the average for the corresponding period in the previous five years.A total of 31,684 excess deaths in homes in England and Wales were registered between 7 March and 30 October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).Of this number, 2,676 — or 8% — were confirmed as deaths involving coronavirus(PA Graphics)People dying in their own homes

Staff (2020-11-10). As U.S. Faces Out-of-Control Pandemic, Pfizer Raises Hope for Vaccine, But Many Questions Remain. democracynow.org Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced that a Phase 3, late-stage study found their potential COVID-19 vaccine showed more than 90% effectiveness. The two-dose vaccine still faces several challenges, including how to store and transport it, since it must be refrigerated at subzero temperatures. Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett says the news is hopeful, but urges caution. "There's been no scientific release. There's no published data," she says. "We don't have anything to go with except what the lawyers at Pfizer massaged carefully into a single-page press release. So, we have to take th…

Ted Kelly (2020-11-10). Movement welcomes release of Ant Smith. workers.org Philadelphia Beloved community organizer and teacher Anthony (Ant) Smith was finally released from federal custody on Nov. 9. "For the second time in just a few days, Ant's defense attorney Paul Hetznecker successfully argued for his release on bail," stated supporter Jasmine Peake-Miles. "We won the appeal, and Ant will . . . |

The Tricontinental (2020-11-10). Dossier 34: Paulo Freire and popular struggle in South Africa. mronline.org He constantly experimented with and thought about how to connect learning and teaching among the poor and oppressed with the radical transformation of society.

Stephen Lendman (2020-11-10). US Election 2020: The Shame of the Nation. Duopoly and Electoral Fraud. "Democracy in America is Pure Fiction" globalresearch.ca The US has been a fantasy democracy from inception, never the real thing, designed this way by the founders. | Of all US presidential elections in my memory since Franklin Roosevelt's 1944 last hurrah and Harry Truman's 1948 surprise …

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2020-11-10). Viral Optimism: The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine. globalresearch.ca The announcement that Pfizer Inc., along with its collaborative partner BioNTech SE, had come up with a successful vaccine candidate to combat the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

The Lawyers' Committee for 9-11 Inquiry, Inc. (2020-11-10). Petition to Congress to initiate a Congressional Investigation into the 2001 Anthrax Attacks. globalresearch.ca The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry has recently petitioned Congress to reopen the 2001 anthrax investigations.. All 435 House of Representatives and 100 United States Senators received the Executive Summary and links to the Petition and Exhibits you are receiving. …

WSWS (2020-11-10). Teachers and support staff in Streetsboro, Ohio file 10-day strike notice. wsws.org Working under an expired contract for over a year, teachers and support staff voted to strike on November 18 unless a contract deal is reached.

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Ep115: Millennial Candidates, Voters, Activists, and Media Makers. projectcensored.org On today's episode, Nicholas Baham II (Dr. Dreadlocks), Janice Domingo, and Nolan Higdon discuss The Houston Youth P.O.W.E.R. Research & Propwatch Projects with Dr. James Stancil and Mike Gordon. Along…

Project Censored (2020-11-10). Episode 114: Power Projects: The Houston Youth P.O.W.E.R. Research & Propwatch Projects with Dr. James Stancil and Mike Gordon. projectcensored.org Along The Line is a non-profit, education-based podcast that provides listeners with context and analysis about various critical and contemporary issues and topics. Hosted by Dr. Nolan Higdon, Dr. Dreadlocks…

Claudio Rivera, Stephanie Knezz Shawn Smith (2020-11-10). Students Push to Remove Police. University President Doubles Down Instead. zcomm.org We know policing has negative health implications on young people, especially for Black people who are disproportionately affected…

teleSUR (2020-11-10). Uruguay: Secondary School Teachers Announce a National Strike. telesurenglish.net The National Federation of Secondary Education Teachers of Uruguay (FENAPES) on Tuesday begun a 48-hour national strike against budget cuts promoted by the government for 2021. | RELATED: | FENAPES Executive Committee noted that the mobilizations will take place across the country on the first day of the strike and on November 11 a general assembly of delegates will be called. | FENAPES representatives have claime…

Fernando C. Saldivar (2020-11-10). U.S. Arms Manufacturers Are Profiting from Atrocities. globalresearch.ca A century ago, as Europe was emerging from World War I, there was a consensus that arms proliferation had been one of the chief causes of the conflict. This is why Article Eight of the Covenant of the League of …

WSWS (2020-11-10). The deliberate sabotage of online learning in the US. wsws.org The underfunded and chaotic implementation of online education is being used to force students back into unsafe classrooms.

news.un (2020-11-10). Can 'Open Science' speed up the search for a COVID-19 vaccine? 5 things you need to know. news.un.org The UN is calling for authoritative scientific information and research to be made freely available, to accelerate research into an effective vaccine against the COVID-19 virus, help counter misinformation, and "unlock the full potential of science".

Anthony Cartalucci (2020-11-10). Thailand: How the US Supports "Penguin" & the Student Mobs. thealtworld.com We were told that Thailand's anti-government protests were "self-organized" by "students." Yet these "students" appear to be regular guests at the same embassies funding anti-government organizations across Thailand as well as supporting the billionaire-led opposition parties of Pheu Thai and Future Forward/Move Forward. | References: | AFP Fact Check — Old photos of former US Ambassador with Thai student leader used to claim fo…

WSWS (2020-11-10). For a general strike to close schools! Form rank-and-file safety committees of teachers, parents and students! wsws.org Thousands of French teachers will join a nationwide strike today, as strikes voted by local staff meetings have shut dozens of schools since holidays ended Monday.

imperial.ac.uk (2020-11-10). Skills development in Physical AI could cultivate lifelike intelligent robots. imperial.ac.uk New research suggests combining educational topics and research disciplines to help researchers breathe life into lifelike intelligent robots.

The Canary (2020-11-10). Redundancies hit record high as hundreds of thousands lose jobs. thecanary.co More people were made redundant between July and September than at any point on record, according to new official statistics. It comes as the pandemic laid waste to large parts of the economy. | Hard times: | Around 314,000 redundancies were registered during the three months according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This figure is up by 181,000 from the quarter before. The data suggests that unemployment in the UK reached 4.8% in the three months to September. It's an increase of 0.7 percentage points on the quarter before, and 0.9 percentage points from a year ago. | Meanwhile, around 33,00…

WSWS (2020-11-10). Face-to-face teaching resumed at Australian universities, despite continuing COVID-19 cases. wsws.org Despite the clear dangers, the trade unions covering university workers—such as the National Tertiary Education Union—have mounted no opposition to the return to campuses.

Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB, Bauchner H. (2020-11-10). Preprints Involving Medical Research—Do the Benefits Outweigh the Challenges? jamanetwork.com A preprint is a complete manuscript posted to a preprint server by authors before peer review and publication in a journal. The goals of preprints are to enable authors to obtain timely feedback and comments on research before submission to a peer-reviewed journal, to claim provenance of an idea, and to facilitate and expedite dissemination of and access to research. Preprints can be amended or updated, commented on by others, and remain on the preprint server even if subsequently published in a journal. They can be cited and indexed and increasingly are given attention in the news and social media.

Jim Miles (2020-11-10). Days of the Future Passed — Point of No Return. Covid-19 and The 2020 Presidential Elections. globalresearch.ca One of the more pivotal years in modern history was 1979 and its geopolitical events. Until recently I had considered them to be the most important alignment of events influencing future actions. It is still of paramount importance in the …

Donald Monaco (2020-11-10). The Election of Joseph Biden and the Continuity of Plutocratic Rule. globalresearch.ca There are 70 million furious people in America. They voted for Donald Trump. They lost. Joseph Biden was elected president by a razor thin margin under a cloud of suspicion, most of it generated by Trump, who challenged the …

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (2020-11-10). Palestinian Feminist Leader Khitam Saafin Ordered to Six Months in Israeli Administrative Detention. globalresearch.ca Detained Palestinian feminist and women's organizer Khitam Saafin was ordered by an Israeli military commander to

sputniknews (2020-11-10). NATO, Pentagon's DARPA Designing 'Drifter' Device to Watch Entire Oceans. sputniknews.com The Pentagon's chief experimental research agency and the NATO alliance's maritime research center have partnered to design a network of floating devices that can map and monitor the conditions and contents of entire oceans.

Malički M, Jerončić A, ter Riet G, et al. (2020-11-10). Preprint Servers' Policies, Submission Requirements, and Transparency in Reporting and Research Integrity Recommendations. jamanetwork.com This study describes the policies, submission requirements, and transparency in reporting and research integrity recommendations of academic preprint servers.

Pepe Escobar (2020-11-10). America 2020: First Comes a Rolling Civil War… globalresearch.ca This article was originally published on The massive psyops is ongoing. Everyone familiar with the Transition Integrity Project (TIP) knew how this would imperatively play out. I chose to frame it as a think tank gaming exercise …

WSWS (2020-11-10). Oregon Governor Kate Brown allows 150,000 students to return to unsafe schools. wsws.org Educators have responded with anger to Oregon's new guidelines, which will allow one-quarter of the state's students to resume in-person learning in the next month, amidst a massive spike in coronavirus cases.

Prabhat Patnaik (2020-11-10). India's move toward a de facto unitary state. peoplesdispatch.org India is being pushed toward a de facto unitary state, with States being kept totally out of the loop in decision-making, as seen in the new agricultural laws, goods and services tax compensation, Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation and new National Education Policy.

Julian Rose (2020-11-10). Life Starts from Here. Counteract the "Great Reset" by "Puppet Master Big Banker" globalresearch.ca Let's do a reality check: many of us wake-up in the morning with our default memory sleepily reverted back to a pre-covid state of seeming 'normality'. But after splashing our face with cold water, taking the dog for a walk …

_____ (2020-11-10). After Bolivia, Never Again. popularresistance.org They said that the beasts and savages would never return to Bolivia, as they killed our brothers, persecuted and detained us and burned our houses and radio stations. But we have returned, peacefully, to recover our democratic patria [homeland] armed only with the conscience of the people." | So proclaimed former Bolivian leader Evo Morales on the day his comrade Luis Arce was sworn in as the country's president, having won a landslide election victory in October. Morales himself returned to Bolivia on Monday — nearly one year after he was forced to flee the country…