2021-10-28: News Headlines

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-28). Wearable sensors help researchers understand effects of air pollution on health. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's INHALE project is assessing the impact of air pollution on personal health and measures to address its harmful effects.

WSWS (2021-10-28). COVID-19 infections force the closure of schools in Michigan. wsws.org K-12 schools were once again the largest single source of COVID-19 outbreaks in Michigan workplaces last week, with the state now monitoring 497 active outbreaks affecting at least 5,186 students and staff.

WSWS (2021-10-28). Thousands of teachers protest across Sri Lanka despite unions' betrayal. wsws.org As teachers once again show their determination to fight, the unions function as enforcers of the government's attacks.

sputniknews (2021-10-28). Texas Senate Committee Investigates School Libraries' Books on Racism and Sexuality. sputniknews.com The news has caused anger and indignation among Democratic lawmakers as well as teachers, who accused the committee of attempting to whitewash US history and censor the voices of people of colour. The probe comes a month after the Lone Star State passed legislation that restricts how teachers can discuss racism in schools.

Fight Back (2021-10-27). Minneapolis forum: 'No New Cold War on China!'. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On October 23, the Twin Cities District of Freedom Road Socialist Organization held an educational event at the University of Minnesota titled "No New Cold War Against China!" The event was part of a yearly celebration of the October socialist revolutions which occurred in Russia (1917) and China (1949). The event's speakers were Autumn Lake of the Anti-War Committee, Mick Kelly of Freedom Road Socialist Organization and Danny Haiphong of the Black Agenda Report and Friends of Socialist China. | Speakers discussed a wide range of topics related to the ongoing intensification of U.S. aggress…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-27). Imperial Launches New Early Years Centre in White City. imperial.ac.uk In collaboration with Old Oak Primary School, Imperial now offers childcare services to its staff and student parents near Hammersmith and White City.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). As war in the Donbass escalates: U.S., Ukraine solidify strategic partnership. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukraine, United States completing work on updated charter of strategic partnership The date of the meeting of the Ukraine-U.S. Commission in Washington has already been determined. The parties are completing work on an updated charter of strategic partnership, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said. "The date has been determined, we will soon announce it …

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Panchen Lama earns 'doctoral degree' of Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. ecns.cn After more than 20 years of sutras study, the 11th Panchen Lama has attained the highest degree in exoteric teachings of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, equivalent to a doctoral degree in modern education.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Rank-and-File Committee for Safe Education in Brazil organizes meeting on "The need for school closures and the means to end the pandemic" wsws.org The meeting will arm teachers and parents fighting against the reopening of schools with a program that is science-driven and aligned with the objective interests of the working class.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-27). UK Autumn Budget 2021: Imperial experts respond. imperial.ac.uk Academics and researchers from across Imperial College London have provided analysis of the 2021 Autumn budget.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). Washington Tries To Sabotage Economic Cooperation Between China And Pakistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImagePakistani authorities reveal US' attempts to harm economic alliance between Beijing and Islamabad. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world, cooperating economically with China is something practically inevitable for most countries, especially for emerging powers such as Pakistan. Sharing geographic proximity and common regional enemies, Pakistan and China have strengthened bilateral ties in recent years, building a solid economic alliance and integrating Islamabad into BRI's business route. However,…

WSWS (2021-10-27). Harvard graduate student workers to begin three-day strike October 27. wsws.org The university is offering below-inflation wages even as its endowment swells 27 percent to $53.2 billion.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Washington should stop politicizing market economy rules. ecns.cn Common sense teaches that a market economy always features openness, fairness and the principle of non-discrimination.However, in recent years, those rules have been largely abused by the United States as a political tool to rake in self-interests in global competition.

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