2021-08-26: News Headlines

Staff (2021-08-26). Private flight leaves Kabul with nearly 300 EMPTY seats after passengers turned away by US & Taliban security — reports. rt.com At least one private charter flight set to evacuate hundreds of Afghans from the Kabul airport was forced to take off with just 50 of its 345 seats filled, amid reports that US and Taliban forces prevented them from boarding. | The flight — one of three intended to carry 1,000 Afghans to Uganda chartered by businessman George Abi-Habib — was seen virtually empty as it took off from the Kabul airport on Tuesday night. The barren cabin was seen in a photo shared online by CNN's Alexander Marquardt, who noted that many of the would-be passengers were "blocked by the US and Taliban" and not allowed to bo…

Patrick Martin (2021-08-26). And So It Begins Again: The Media Recycles Afghanistan War Lies. globalresearch.ca

Watson Institute for International, Public Affairs (2021-08-26). U.S. Costs to Date for the War in Afghanistan, in $ Billions FY2001-FY2022. globalresearch.ca

Suadad al-Salhy (2021-08-26). Afghanistan: How Iran and Its Allies Are Relying on Soleimani's Deals with the Taliban. globalresearch.ca

Patrick MacFarlane (2021-08-26). U.S. Deploys Marines to Haiti Under Guise of 'Disaster Relief'. globalresearch.ca

| Namebrent Evans, Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Higher Education, Vanderbilt University (2021-08-26). Can student loans be cleared through bankruptcy? 4 questions answered. Brent Evans, Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Higher Education, Vanderbilt University

J.D. Rucker (2021-08-26). 'Ultra-Vaxxed' Israel Sees Huge Surge in COVID as 'Experts' Avoid the Only Logical Conclusion. globalresearch.ca

Fluoride Free Peel (2021-08-26). Freedom of Information Requests: Health/ Science Institutions Worldwide "Have No Record" of SARS-COV-2 Isolation/Purification. globalresearch.ca

| Namekerry Rippy, Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (2021-08-26). These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity. Kerry Rippy, Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Editor (2021-08-26). 'Inflamed' shows how an unjust world is making us sick. mronline.org A new book from UT Austin research professor Raj Patel and UC San Francisco physician Rupa Marya argues that our bodies, our society, and our planet are inflamed.

Dr. Mike Yeadon (2021-08-26). Video: Dr. Mike Yeadon Talks About COVID Lies with Dr. Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Karl Grossman (2021-08-26). Insane U.S. Plan to Spend Billions on Weaponizing Space Makes Defense Contractors Jump for Joy—But Rest of World Cowers in Horror at Prospect of New Arms Race Leading to World War III. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2021-08-26). Video: The Truth About the GMO Situation in India and How it Destroys the Family Farm. globalresearch.ca

Kelen McBreen (2021-08-26). Trust the Science? CDC Counts People Dying Within 14 Days of Jab as "Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-08-26). The Dangers of Nuclear War: "Global Stability" Requires the Reintroduction of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), with Inclusion of China. globalresearch.ca

Jon Rappoport (2021-08-26). Did FDA Really Approve the Pfizer COVID Vaccine? Wait. What? globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-26). 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 (2021-08-26). 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…

Captaindaretofly (2021-08-26). Several Anti-Covid-19 Vaccine Presidents Assassinated, Mainstream Media Silent, COVID-19 Jabs "Coincidentally" Rolled Out Just Days Later. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-26). 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…

Joachim Hagopian (2021-08-26). FDA "Stamp of Approval" for Pfizer mRNA "Vaccine" globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2021-08-26). Las pociones venenosas de la vacuna de ARNm: øNegligencia médica o "genocidio en cámara lenta"? globalizacion.ca El British Medical Journal [BMJ] anuncia que la FDA está preparada para otorgar la aprobación total a la vacuna Pfizer sin discusión pública de los datos: | "Los defensores de la transparencia han criticado la decisión de la Administración de Drogas…

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2021-08-26). On the Verge of a Global Financial Meltdown? "Green Bankers" and the "Great Reset Task Force" globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-26). Science Saturday: How disease, diet, and genomics interact with gut virome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers published a comprehensive analysis of the gut virome in Gastroenterology, showing how disease, diet and genomics interact with the gut virome in irritable bowel syndrome. This common disorder affects the intestine and manifests as abdominal pain associated with constipation, diarrhea or both. The gut virome is one component of the microbiome (bacteria, fungi, viruses). It includes viruses that specifically attack bacteria (bacteriophages/phages) or those affecting humans (eukaryotic viruses. e.g., norovirus). Hence the gut virome…

Robert F. Kennedy Jr (2021-08-26). Video: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Talks About COVID Vaccine Deaths. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-08-26). "COVID Stupidity" of the Medical Establishment, Governments, and Corporate Executives. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-26). 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…

| Namejohn A. Tures, Professor of Political Science, Lagrange College (2021-08-26). Presidents declare more disasters during reelection years — and the decisions come faster. John A. Tures, Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College

| Namesteven D. Miller, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University (2021-08-26). Scientists are using new satellite tech to find glow-in-the-dark milky seas of maritime lore. Steven D. Miller, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University

| Namecharles Bell, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences, Illinois State University (2021-08-26). Black parents say their children are being suspended for petty reasons that force them to take off from work and sometimes lose their jobs. Charles Bell, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Sciences, Illinois State University

| Namekatie Headrick Taylor, Associate Professor of Learning Sciences, Human Development, University of Washington (2021-08-26). Why students learn better when they move their bodies — instead of sitting still at their desks. Katie Headrick Taylor, Associate Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development, University of Washington

| Namexubin Zeng, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Director of the Climate Dynamics, Hydrometeorolgy Center, University of Arizona (2021-08-26). Is climate change to blame for extreme weather events? Attribution science says yes, for some — here's how it works. Xubin Zeng, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Director of the Climate Dynamics and Hydrometeorolgy Center, University of Arizona

WSWS (2021-08-26). Florida teacher with leukemia dies from COVID-19 after being forced to return to class. wsws.org Fifth grade math and science teacher Kelly Peterson—who was receiving treatment for leukemia and was advised not to receive the coronavirus vaccine—died from complications due to COVID-19 on August 23, nearly two weeks after she was forced to return to in-person classes in Polk County, Florida.

| Namematt Motta, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Oklahoma State University (2021-08-26). Unverified reports of vaccine side effects in VAERS aren't the smoking guns portrayed by right-wing media outlets — they can offer insight into vaccine hesitancy. Matt Motta, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Oklahoma State University

WSWS (2021-08-26). IYSSE again wins seats in the student parliament at Berlin's Humboldt University. wsws.org Running on the basis of a socialist programme, the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) group at Humboldt University has won two seats in the student parliament.

| Namesohel Rana, Phd Student, Indiana University (2021-08-26). Taliban's religious ideology — Deobandi Islam — has roots in colonial India. Sohel Rana, PhD Student, Indiana University

| Namemichael Kurtz, Associate Professor of Economics, Lycoming College (2021-08-26). Students from struggling economic backgrounds sent home with food for the weekend have improved test scores, study finds. Michael Kurtz, Associate Professor of Economics, Lycoming College

WSWS (2021-08-26). University of Iowa will not require masks or vaccinations as students begin fall semester amid a surge of Delta variant. wsws.org As with many other universities, the University of Iowa has claimed the minimal measures it has put in place are sufficient and instead places the blame squarely on students in regards to the success or failure of the in-person semester.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-26). 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 (2021-08-26). 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…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-08-26). Imperial supports Russell Group and Open University platform for new students. imperial.ac.uk Jumpstart University is a free new resource hub for students starting university this autumn, launched by the Open University and the Russell Group.

| Nameeva Gillis-buck, Resident Physician, University of California, San Francisco (2021-08-26). Specialized cells maintain healthy pregnancy by teaching the mother's immune system not to attack developing fetus. Eva Gillis-Buck, Resident Physician, University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-08-25). Afghanistan Then — The Whole World Today. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-08-25). Damals Afghanistan, heute die ganze Welt. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-08-25). UK Believes Russia And China Can Act As "Moderating Influence" Over Taliban. southfront.org Dominic Raab. Illustrative ImageFor London and Washington, the Russian and Chinese posture is a possibility for peace. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Apparently, the future of relations between Afghanistan and the West will depend on the level of influence of Moscow and Beijing over the Central Asian country. In a recent statement, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that his country would have to ask the Russian and Chinese governments…

Steve Martinot (2021-08-25). Notes Toward a Complainant's Bill of Rights. counterpunch.org What follows is a first draft of rough ideas concerning the problem of equity in the Police Accountability Board (PAB), recently passed as a charter amendment in Berkeley, and how to address some of its central inequities. These ideas emerged from recent discussions in the PAB, and are offered broadly to groups and individuals for

Chris Jones (2021-08-25). Surviving Lies, Shame and Cruelties. Chris Jones Reporting From Greece's Samos Island. globalresearch.ca

Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War (2021-08-25). 1000th Day of Incarceration of Meng Wanzhou. Press Conference. globalresearch.ca

Robert C. Koehler (2021-08-25). War, Herbicides and Moral Disengagement. globalresearch.ca

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-08-25). Kiev Attempts to Cut Water to Crimea. globalresearch.ca

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