2021-04-21: News Headlines

Zero Hedge (2021-04-21). European Drug Regulator Slaps Safety Warning on J&J Jab Due to Blood-Clot Links. globalresearch.ca While Europe grapples with its own vaccine safety scandal, the EMA, …

WSWS (2021-04-21). Texas withholds federal aid from public schools. wsws.org The Texas state government is refusing to disburse $17.9 billion of $19 billion in federal money intended for public education under the recently-passed COVID-19 stimulus bill.

Business Wire (2021-04-21). Clinical Trial Confirms Breakthrough Treatment for COVID-19. globalresearch.ca Patients with a self-administered nasal spray application found to have reduced …

VINS (2021-04-21). COVID-19 Exposes Extent of Student Debt Crisis. projectcensored.org In August 2020, Politico's Bianca Quilantan reported on how COVID-19 has affected colleges and universities across the US. According to the article, the pandemic forced many schools to close their…

Children's Health Defense (2021-04-21). Herpes Infection Possibly Linked to COVID Vaccine, Study Says + More. globalresearch.ca Herpes Infection Possibly Linked to COVID-19 Vaccine, Study Says |

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-04-21). Pregnant Women Should Not Get a COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By injecting pregnant women with novel COVID-19 mRNA gene technologies, the …

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-04-21). 20,000 people to receive COVIran Barakat vaccine next week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) — The main researcher working on producing anti-Covid-19 vaccine dubbed COVIran Barakat said Wednesday that as many as 20,000 will start receiving the Iranian-made vaccine starting from next week.

Eurasia Review (2021-04-21). Simple Oral Hygiene Could Help Reduce COVID-19 Severity. eurasiareview.com COVID-19 could pass into people's lungs from saliva with the virus moving directly from mouth to bloodstream – particularly if individuals are suffering from gum disease, according to new research. | Evidence shows that blood vessels of the lungs, rather than airways, are affected initially in COVID-19 lung disease with high concentrations of the virus in saliva and periodontitis associated with increased risk of death. | The researchers propose that dental plaque accumulation and periodontal inflammation further intensify the likelihood of the SARS-CoV-2 virus reaching the lungs and causing more severe cases…

Juan Cole (2021-04-21). Systemic Racism won't End with One Trial, But Biden-Harris can enlist Government in addressing Economic Inequality at its Root. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — African-Americans face aggressive policing in part because, on average, they lack resources. Household wealth allows a family to donate to political campaigns, to ensure a good education for their children, and to join influential civic clubs and organizations. The Center for American Progress reports that in 2019, before the distortions …

Ed Rampell (2021-04-21). Greta Thunberg's Quest to 'Listen to the Science'. progressive.org This stirring series about the Swedish campaigner against global warming is guaranteed to raise your temperature.

Dan Cohen (2021-04-21). Xinjiang Native Speaks Out: "Western Media Jeopardizing Uyghurs Interests" orinocotribune.com Dan Cohen speaks with Gordon Gao, an ethnic minority and native of Xinjiang native on the realities of life in Xinjiang, Western media coverage and US-China tensions. | WASHINGTON — Dan Cohen speaks with Gordon Gao, Director of Strategic Research at Tsinghua University Endowment Fund in Beijing and a native of Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Gao discusses growing up as a Mongolian ethnic minority in XUAR, and how the propaganda war against China hurts Uyghur interests, but will ultimately backfire on the United States. Gao and Coden also discuss the U.S.-China artificial intelligence…

Stephen Lendman (2021-04-21). Russia Threatens Ukraine? Biden Has Transformed Russia's Border with Ukraine into A Dangerous Hot Spot. globalresearch.ca Throughout its 30 year history, the Russian Federation never attacked or …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-04-21). Big Pharma Conglomerate with a Criminal Record: Pfizer "Takes Over" the EU Vaccine Market. 1.8 Billion Doses. globalresearch.ca "Hundreds of millions of people have taken an injection that allows a …

Global Research News (2021-04-21). Selected Articles: The Lockdown Paradigm Is Collapsing. globalresearch.ca By These warrior cops may get paid by the citizenry, but they don't work…

ecns.cn (2021-04-21). UN Security Council Open Debate: Chinese FM calls for peaceful approach to international issues. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has called on the international community to uphold the United Nations Charter and not to interfere in other countries' internal affairs. He spoke on Monday via video, at a UN Security Council High-Level Open Debate.

VOA (2021-04-21). Biden Administration Seeking $300 Million In Aid To Afghanistan. eurasiareview.com U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says that the Biden administration is working with Congress to provide nearly $300 million in additional aid for Afghanistan in 2021. | "The funding will be targeted at sustaining and building on the gains of the past 20 years by improving access to essential services for Afghan citizens, promoting economic growth, fighting corruption and the narcotics trade, improving health and education service delivery, supporting women's empowerment, enhancing conflict resolution mechanisms, and bolstering Afghan civil society and independent media," Blinken said in a statement. | Th…

Jeffrey A. Tucker (2021-04-21). The Lockdown Paradigm Is Collapsing. globalresearch.ca It's taken much longer than it should have but at last …

Natalie Bennet (2021-04-21). You Reap What You Sow: Weeds Are Destroying Crops Globally — But the Real Problem Is Big Agriculture. globalresearch.ca That we live on a hugely degraded, biologically impoverished planet, in …

Shane Quinn (2021-04-21). Ukraine Crises Trace Back to Ongoing NATO Enlargement. globalresearch.ca Due to its location on the map between Russia and the …

Prof. Neta C. Crawford (2021-04-21). U.S. Costs to Date for the War in Afghanistan, 2001-2021. globalresearch.ca Estimated Congressional Appropriations and Spending in Current Billions of U.S. Dollars, …

Dave DeCamp (2021-04-21). EU Walks Back Claim of 150,000 Russian Troops Near Ukraine Border. globalresearch.ca The European Union had to correct a claim made by its …

Dr. Marilyn M. Singleton (2021-04-21). "Reimagining" Mice and Men. "Synthetic Embryos" globalresearch.ca While everyone is preoccupied with mask-shaming and vaccine-cheerleading, scientists are engaged …

Eurasia Review (2021-04-21). Using Floodwaters To Weather Droughts. eurasiareview.com Floodwaters are not what most people consider a blessing. But they could help remedy California's increasingly parched groundwater systems, according to a new Stanford-led study. The research, published in Science Advances, develops a framework to calculate future floodwater volumes under a changing climate and identifies areas where investments in California's aging water infrastructure could amplify groundwater recharge. As the state grapples with more intense storms and droughts, stowing away floodwaters would not only reduce flood risks but also build more water reserves for drier times. | "This is the fir…

Eurasia Review (2021-04-21). Better Marketing For A Better World. eurasiareview.com Newly published research contained in the Special Issue of the Journal of Marketing features fourteen global author teams focused on the topic of Better Marketing for a Better World. Edited by Rajesh Chandy (London Business School), Gita Johar (Columbia University), Christine Moorman (Duke University), and John Roberts (University of New South Wales), this Special Issue brings together wide-ranging research to assess, illuminate, and debate whether, when, and how marketing contributes to a better world. | The Special Issue is built on the thesis that marketing has the power to improve lives, sustain livelihood…

Eurasia Review (2021-04-21). Cracking The Code Of The Dead Sea Scrolls. eurasiareview.com The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered some seventy years ago, are famous for containing the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and many hitherto unknown ancient Jewish texts. But the individual people behind the scrolls have eluded scientists, because the scribes are anonymous. Now, by combining the sciences and the humanities, University of Groningen researchers have cracked the code, which enables them to discover the scribes behind the scrolls. They presented their results in the journal PLOS ONE . | The scribes who created the scrolls did not sign their work. Scholars suggested some manuscri…

Eurasia Review (2021-04-21). Ten Ways To Ensure Bees Benefit From The Solar Power Boom. eurasiareview.com Researchers assessing the impact of solar energy development across Europe have come up with ten ways in which the expansion of solar can be shaped to ensure pollinators benefit. | Space-hungry solar photovoltaic (PV) is set to dominate future global electricity supply, but with careful decision making, efforts to secure clean energy need not come at the expense of biodiversity – particularly pollinators which are in sharp decline. | Bees, hoverflies, wasps, beetles, butterflies and moths play a key role in food production, with around 75% of the leading global food crops and 35% of global crop production rely…

John W. Whitehead (2021-04-21). Comply or Die: The Only Truly Compliant Person in a Police State Is a Dead One. globalresearch.ca "

ecns.cn (2021-04-21). Hurun Report chairman: China leads in livestream shopping. ecns.cn Rupert Hoogewerf, Hurun Report chairman and chief researcher, said Tuesday on the sideline of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2021 that China's livestream shopping is a new trend.

Manlio Dinucci (2021-04-21). US Order Against Russia: Italy at Attention. globalresearch.ca Italian Foreign Minister Di Maio and Defense Minister Guerini were urgently …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-04-21). Podcast: Psychedelic research, AI for the ICU and a space communication pioneer. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: We investigate the psychedelic research renaissance, discover an AI designed to spot organ failure, and chat to Maggie Aderin-Pocock.

Hamid Enayat (2021-04-21). Iran's Fundamentalist Regime Is A Threat To All Religions — OpEd. eurasiareview.com As descendants of Abraham, we are all brothers and sisters. That is why we should all be united against the Iranian theocracy. Just as it unleashed the coronavirus against the defenseless population inside Iran, Tehran's mullahs also want to infect the world with the virus of fundamentalism. We should build the necessary antibodies to resist it. | Jesus Christ was to heal the "broken-hearted." And God says in the Quran that Muhammad was sent to break the chains of humanity and to lift the heavy burden on them. | This emancipating spirit is the essence of the teachings of Moses, Jesus and Muhammad. Their differ…

Andrew Korybko (2021-04-20). Biden's Afghan Withdrawal Isn't a Blow to China. globalresearch.ca Bloomberg published an op-ed last week provocatively claiming that "

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-04-20). UK About to Send Ships to the Black Sea. globalresearch.ca New tensions are emerging in Ukraine as more countries decide to …

WSWS (2021-04-20). Brazilian workers stage strikes and protests against COVID-19 pandemic and social crisis. wsws.org Teachers' strikes against deadly school reopenings have been joined by walkouts and protests by oil workers, bus drivers, rail and app delivery workers.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-04-20). Vaccine Makers Destroy COVID Vaccine Safety Studies. globalresearch.ca Makers of COVID-19 vaccines are now destroying long-term safety studies by …

Megan Redshaw (2021-04-20). Scientists Warn of 'Vaccine Treadmill' as Vaccine Makers Gear Up for COVID Booster Shots. globalresearch.ca Vaccine makers are

Amelie Liu* (2021-04-20). I'm A Multicultural Teen Trying To Fit Into Our 'Melting Pot' — OpEd. eurasiareview.com Reading the latest news, I remain silent and unsurprised as my dumbfounded friends, teachers and primarily white family members gasp. | "Two Asian Women Beaten and Robbed in San Francisco." "8 Dead in Atlanta Spa Shootings, With Fears of Anti-Asian Bias." "Spit On, Yelled At, Attacked: Chinese-Americans Fear for Their Safety." | While COVID-19 has escalated discrimination against Asians, Asian-hate is not new to me, and it is especially not new in America. But in the wake of the recent Asian-hate crimes, I can't stop thinking about the children of the victims — many of whom are multiracial, born in Ameri…

Peter Koenig (2021-04-20). Tenga cuidado con las pruebas de PCR y la implacable campaña "vacunar, vacunar, vacunar" globalizacion.ca La validez de la prueba de PCR ha sido cuestionada durante meses, si no desde el comienzo mismo de la plandemia declarada del covid-19, incluso últimamente también por la OMS . Sin embargo, esta prueba se nos sigue imponiendo cada…

Eurasia Review (2021-04-20). Earthquakes Continued After COVID-19-Related Oil And Gas Recovery Shutdown. eurasiareview.com When hydraulic fracturing operations ground to a halt last spring in the Kiskatinaw area of British Columbia, researchers expected seismic quiescence in the region. Instead, hundreds of small earthquakes occurred for months after operations shut down, according to a new study. | In her presentation at the Seismological Society of America (SSA)'s 2021 Annual Meeting, Rebecca Salvage of the University of Calgary said about 65% of these events could not be attributed to either natural seismicity or active fluid injection from hydraulic fracturing operations. | Salvage and her colleagues instead suggest the latent…

Media Lens (2021-04-20). Shocking Omissions: Capitalism's Conscience: 200 Years of The Guardian. dissidentvoice.org Long before 'the propaganda model' flew off Edward Herman's keyboard and into Manufacturing Consent, the book he co-authored with Noam Chomsky, Leo Tolstoy had captured the essence of non-conspiratorial conformity: One man does not assert the truth which he knows, because he feels himself bound to the people with whom he is engaged; another, because …

_____ (2021-04-20). 'Western Media Jeopardizing Uyghurs Interests'. popularresistance.org Dan Cohen speaks with Gordon Gao, Director of Strategic Research at Tsinghua University Endowment Fund in Beijing and a native of Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Gao discusses growing up as a Mongolian ethnic minority in XUAR, and how the propaganda war against China hurts Uyghur interests, but will ultimately backfire on the United States. Gao and Coden also discuss the U.S.-China artificial intelligence arms race as well as the comparative strengths of the two countries.

Stephen Lendman (2021-04-20). Biden Regime Behind Czech Expulsion of Russian Diplomats. globalresearch.ca The Czech Republic is virtual US occupied territory, its pro-Western puppet …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-04-20). Groàües Pharma-Konglomerat mit Vorstrafenregister: Pfizer "àºbernimmt" den EU-Impfstoffmarkt. 1,8 Milliarden Dosen. globalresearch.ca Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel | Deutsche àúbersetzung des Originalartikels …

Nicole Rodriguez (2021-04-20). San Francisco students hold 'Action Towards Change' rally against anti-Asian racism. liberationnews.org The rally was led by youth whose speeches consisted of calls to action, solidarity in organizing, and self-written poems.

Jonathan Cook (2021-04-20). In our hurry to conquer nature and death, we have made a new religion of science. dissidentvoice.org Back in the 1880s, the mathematician and theologian Edwin Abbott tried to help us better understand our world by describing a very different one he called Flatland. Imagine a world that is not a sphere moving through space like our own planet, but more like a vast sheet of paper inhabited by conscious, flat geometric …

Global Research News (2021-04-20). Selected Articles: The Legitimacy of the WHO as a Gold Standard of Health is Dubious. globalresearch.ca By RNA inoculations, misnamed vaccines. People are lined up for them now as they are being told incessantly to "get your shot." The RNA inoculations are not vaccines. To call them …

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