2021-08-23: News Headlines

Ronan Manly (2021-08-23). Afghanistan's Gold at the NY Fed: 1,731 Old Bars Held Since 1939. globalresearch.ca

Larry Chin (2021-08-23). What Spearheaded 20 Years of War and Atrocities? Unocal and the Coveted Trans-Afghan Pipeline Route. globalresearch.ca

Wasef Khalili (2021-08-23). Taliban captured the Entire Territory of Afghanistan with the Exception of Panjshir Province. globalresearch.ca

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2021-08-23). What About the Women? America's Afghanistan Guilt. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-08-23). Eleven Years Ago: A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake. globalresearch.ca The holding of pre-disaster simulations pertained to the impacts of a hurricane in Haiti. They were held on January 11.

Delilah Gray (2021-08-23). Schools Must Provide Inclusive Sex Ed. progressive.org For parents who worry that LGBTQ+ education will "turn my kids gay," let me just say that regular sex education didn't turn me straight, so, I assure you, the inverse won't happen.

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2021-08-23). The Vaccinated Are Getting Sick at High Rates as Scientists Are Clueless As to Why. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi (2021-08-23). Microbiologist Explains COVID Jab Effects: Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi. globalresearch.ca

Patrick Wood (2021-08-23). H.R.4980: Permanent No-Fly Grounding for Unvaccinated. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Jonathan Engler (2021-08-23). Our Grave Concerns About the Handling of the COVID Pandemic by Governments of the Nations of the UK. globalresearch.ca

Brian Berletic (2021-08-23). Video: As Western Hegemony Declines, U.S. Attempts to Recreate Arab Spring in Asia. globalresearch.ca

H. Patricia Hynes (2021-08-23). Fukushima: A Lasting Tragedy. globalresearch.ca In 2011 …

WSWS (2021-08-23). Student researchers in University of California system vote to join United Auto Workers union. wsws.org UC student researchers have chosen to join the UAW under the mistaken belief that the organization will fight on their behalf, but the UAW only negotiates sweetheart deals with management behind their backs, while seeking to suppress and isolate them.

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-08-23). Two Top Virologists' Frightening Warnings About COVID Injections: Ignored by Government and Big Media. globalresearch.ca

T.J. Coles (2021-08-23). In Somalia, the US Is Bombing the Very 'Terrorists' It Created. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune (2021-08-23). U.S. Interventionism in Venezuela. Elliott Abrams: If Opposition Decides to Reform or Eliminate the '[ Juan Guaidó ] Interim Government,' We Must Support It. globalresearch.ca

John Rees (2021-08-23). Assange: The Most Important Press Freedom Case of the 21st Century. globalresearch.ca

Truth for Health (2021-08-23). Video: Why Kids Don't Contract COVID-19. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: It's like a Code Red hospital alert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org An overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases is underway in the U.S. The delta variant continues to spread, the lambda variant is showing up, and some people are refusing to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or wear face masks. "My message today is a hospital term and that's Code Red," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "It is Code Red in the U.S. and for the globe regarding…

Cassie B. (2021-08-23). Britain's Medicine Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Receives Funding from Gates Foundation. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Collagen and biotin supplements. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that collagen and biotin are good for the body. What are these supplements, and are they beneficial? ANSWER: Collagen and biotin supplements appear to be getting attention in the media for promoting healthy aging, along with joint and bone health. However, it is important to understand what collagen and biotin are and what research is available to support these claims. Collagen is concentrated in bones, ligaments, tendons, skin, blood vessels and internal…

Global Research News (2021-08-23). Selected Articles: The "Secret Agenda" of the So-called Elite and the COVID mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By The firm, BlackRock Inc., the world's largest asset manager, invests a staggering $9 trillion in client funds worldwide, a sum more than double …

Mordechai Sones (2021-08-23). Report: 'The Vaccines Are Neither Safe nor Effective'. globalresearch.ca

Josh Mitteldorf (2021-08-23). Statistical Fraud in the FDA Vaccine Approval Process. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-08-23). Imperial's new Saturday Science Club inspires families in White City. imperial.ac.uk Researchers from across the College have been engaging local families with science in a new format of engagement for Imperial.

Sarah Anderson (2021-08-23). Win for Gig Workers: California Rules Uber Can't Hack Labor Laws. inequality.org

Nolan Barton (2021-08-23). Cardiologist Says No Case of COVID-19 Vaccine-induced Myocarditis Is Mild. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-08-23). Could It be a Population Reduction Plot After All? globalresearch.ca

Cheryl K. Chumley (2021-08-23). Counterfeit Vaccine Cards Will Lead to Total Government Surveillance. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2021-08-23). What's Not Being Said About the Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine. "Human Guinea Pigs"? globalresearch.ca The Pharma giant Pfizer use an experimental technology known as gene editing, specifically mRNA gene-editing, something never before used in vaccines. Before we rush to get jabbed in hopes of some immunity, we should know more about the radical experimental technology and its lack of precision.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down the booster terminology for COVID-19 vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccine boosters are being recommended eight months after a person's second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. "A vaccine booster dose is generally an additional dose above and beyond the primary series needed to achieve protective immunity," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So the dose that was approved this past week would be better classified as an 'additional dose' for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised." Dr….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Science Saturday: Could regenerative medicine relieve neck, back pain? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic is looking to regenerative medicine as a potential long-term solution for degenerative disk disease that has for years eluded medical science. Millions of people in the U.S. are afflicted with chronic neck and back pain that often comes after years of wear and tear on the spine. Current treatments provide only temporary relief for this common disorder and finding a cure has been a great challenge for researchers. Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist and pain…

Nabeela S. Malik, Saisakul Chernbumroong, Yuanwei Xu, James Vassallo, Justine Lee, Christopher G. Moran, Tina Newton, G. Suren Arul, Janet M. Lord, Antonio Belli, Damian Keene, Mark Foster, Timothy Hodgetts, Douglas M. Bowley, Georgios V. Gkoutos (2021-08-23). [Research Paper] Paediatric major incident triage: UK military tool offers best performance in predicting the need for time-critical major surgical and resuscitative intervention. thelancet.com The BCD Triage Sieve had greatest sensitivity in predicting P1 status in this paediatric trauma registry population: we recommend it replaces the PTT in UK practice. Users of JumpSTART may consider alternative tools. We recommend Lerner's triage category definitions when conducting MI evaluations.

Peter Koenig (2021-08-23). Never Forget Linking Our Recent Past to the Present — Genocide in Slow Motion. globalresearch.ca

Kyle Becker (2021-08-23). Soldiers Fight Back Against Military's Upcoming Vaccine Mandate by Filing Lawsuit Against Pentagon. globalresearch.ca

Fred Gardner (2021-08-23). The Sub-Prime of Ms. Jane Brody: Still Ignoring the Science on Medical Marijuana. counterpunch.org We are coming up on the 25th anniversary of the Election Day on which California voters legalized marijuana for medical use. Expect a wave of self-congratulation from the activists who went on to legalize the herb for "recreational" and "adult" use in the Golden State and beyond. To these proud reformers, "legalization" —which means 10

Kenn Orphan (2021-08-23). The Myth of Empire and the Real Message of Dune. counterpunch.org This fall, the much-awaited remake of Frank Herbert's science fiction epic Dune will hit theatres. Dune tells the complex and multi-layered tale of a feudal interstellar empire in the future, where noble houses compete, often violently, for dominance over the planet Arrakis, a desert world that possesses the only source of a substance called the

Staff (2021-08-23). Venezuela Advances in COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Plan. orinocotribune.com The Executive Vice President of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, reported that the Venezuelan government is carrying out the Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Plan to achieve the goal of 70% immunization, during a supervision of the Mission System and large missions in the 23 de Enero parish in Caracas. She explained, "We all have to take care of ourselves. This is a call to conscience to avoid an unbridled wave of COVID-19 infections by taking care of ourselves and wearing our masks." | She reminded people that in the Capital District, specifically in the Caricuao parish, a case of the Delta variant was detected, which is wh…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Catching up on childhood vaccinations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As students prepare to return to the classroom, it's important to ensure that they keep up with their immunization schedules. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a dramatic drop in routine childhood vaccinations. August is National Immunization Month. And Mayo Clinic experts are reminding you that a part of the back-to-school routine is making sure your kids are up to date on their shots. Jason Howland has…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips for a healthy school year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org After a year of full or partial distance learning, many students will be headed back into a physical classroom this fall. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center, offers some tips for a healthy school year. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/QeFoQkM-x9U Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 05) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Going…

_____ (2021-08-23). Our Progressive Agenda Is Popular and Our Candidates Can Win. commondreams.org Educators have a duty to teach young people uncomfortable truths about the past and present, including the histories, legacies, and current manifestations of systemic oppression.

Staff (2021-08-23). NYC to Require Teachers, School Staff to Get Vaccinated Starting Next Month. truthout.org New York City schools will require every teacher and staff member to be vaccinated for the upcoming school year, the city announced Monday. The new policy is differentiated from one for city employees in general, who can submit regular coronavirus test results if they do not wish to receive vaccinations to protect against the virus. |

_____ (2021-08-22). "Paul Wolfowitz" tells Newsmax The Afghanistan War Has Wasted Two Trillion Dollars. popularresistance.org NewsmaxTV today allowed a fake Paul Wolfowitz to spend 11 minutes telling its hundreds of thousands of viewers that the $2.1T war in Afghanistan, begun by his administration in 2001, was a complete waste of money. "The next time we have two trillion dollars lying around, let's spend it on something useful like health care or education," said "Wolfowitz" to Tom Basile, live on the air.

_____ (2021-08-22). 'Paul Wolfowitz' Tells Newsmax The Afghanistan War Wasted Two Trillion Dollars. popularresistance.org NewsmaxTV today allowed a fake Paul Wolfowitz to spend 11 minutes telling its hundreds of thousands of viewers that the $2.1T war in Afghanistan, begun by his administration in 2001, was a complete waste of money. "The next time we have two trillion dollars lying around, let's spend it on something useful like health care or education," said "Wolfowitz" to Tom Basile, live on the air. | Here below is a partial transcript of the interview. For more on the interview and its fallout, visit www.theyesmen.org/newsmax. | Tom, there's been a lot of focus on how Biden ended this war in Afghanistan, and on what we have to…

Chris Devonshire-Ellis (2021-08-22). The Afghanistan-China Belt and Road Initiative. globalresearch.ca

Marc Vandepitte (2021-08-22). Afghanistan Shows Why the War on Terror Is One Big Lie and Fiasco. globalresearch.ca

Medea Benjamin (2021-08-22). Will Americans Who Were Right on Afghanistan Still be Ignored? globalresearch.ca

Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski (2021-08-22). The CIA's Intervention in Afghanistan. U.S. Recruitment of "Islamic Terrorists" Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski. globalresearch.ca This text was among the first articles published by Global Research: on October 15, 2001, in the week following the US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan on October 7, 2001. | This historic interview confirms that the so-called Soviet-Afghan war was triggered …

Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski (2021-08-22). America Initiated the War on Afghanistan 40 Years Ago: U.S. Recruitment of "Islamic Terrorists" Started in 1979. Zbigniew Brzezinski. globalresearch.ca This text …

Janelle Velina (2021-08-22). Afghanistan, the Forgotten Proxy War. The Role of Osama bin Laden and Zbigniew Brzezinski. globalresearch.ca One of the key players in U.S.-led "Soviet-Afghan war" was Osama bin Laden, a Saudi-born millionaire from a wealthy, powerful family with ties to the Saudi royal family. Before becoming America's "boogeyman", Osama was put in charge of fundraising for the Mujahideen.

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