(2021-07-10). Teachers' Unions Are Pushing Back Against Attacks on Anti-Racist Education. zcomm.org Educators targeted by right-wing legal groups and news outlets say the stories fed through the media about anti-racist education in public schools are often distorted if not completely inaccurate…
(2021-07-10). Online IYSSE meeting (Sri Lanka): How to fight against the militarisation and privatisation of education. wsws.org A new bill will empower the Defence Ministry to set up university faculties, which will conduct fee levying for various academic courses.
(2021-07-10). CDC says vaccinated teachers and students don't need masks. wsws.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that vaccinated teachers and students don't need to wear masks inside school buildings, further loosening guidelines for reopening schools even as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the country.
(2021-07-10). Illinois Bill Mandating Public Schools Teach Asian American History. popularresistance.org Illinois State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D), who sponsored the bill, said in a statement that her legislation will "ensure that the next generation of Asian American students won't need to attend law school to learn about their heritage."
(2021-07-10). East Bay Union Bureaucrats Support Billionaire Privatizer & GAP/A's Owner John Fisher. indybay.org The leadership of the Alameda Labor Council and the Alameda Building Trades are supporting Billionaire GAP & A's owner John Fisher who wants to privatize the Howard Terminal at the Port Of Oakland. This would destroy the working port and threaten 80,000 unionized jobs as well as escalate the gentrification of West Oakland with 3,000 million dollar condos. Despite massive community opposition they are siding with Fisher and his family who also run the union busting KIPP and Rocketship charter schools.
(2021-07-10). Tumor cell PD-L1 may mediate sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Data in a study by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers indicates that the level of tumor cell PD-L1, a protein that acts as a brake to keep the body's immune responses under control, may be an important factor for sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. The study was published Friday, July 2, in Oncogene. "We have identified a mechanism by which absent or low levels of tumor cell PD-L1, which is commonly found…
(2021-07-10). University of Sydney meeting supports students' campaign in defence of Macquarie University academic. wsws.org The overwhelming vote is another indication of the underlying striving by university workers and students to fight the ongoing historic offensive against jobs and conditions, despite the opposition of the NTEU to any unified struggle.
(2021-07-10). Birzeit University students targets of latest Israeli arrest campaign. peoplesdispatch.org Israel's crackdown on Palestinian students has intensified in recent months and is part of a broader effort to depolitize the universities and break the strong link they have with the struggle for national liberation…
(2021-07-10). [World Report] The slow road to atonement. thelancet.com New research is spurring renewed efforts by august German medical institutions to acknowledge and address their historical connections with Nazi rule. Rob Hyde reports.
(2021-07-10). [Perspectives] Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu: innovator in mental health. thelancet.com Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu is a rising researcher and clinician doing innovative work in mental health and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. She is a Senior Lecturer and psychiatric epidemiologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) and head of the consultation—liaison psychiatric service at Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. Almost a decade ago, she recalls that "around that time, there were researchers who had resolved that Africans cannot comprehend psychotherapy; therefore, they gave persons living with HIV antidepressants as first-line tr…
(2021-07-10). Why Men of Conscience Like Stan Swamy Are Dangerous for the Powers That Be. zcomm.org Stan paid for being a true Christian — a servant of the needy and the powerless — as Jesus had paid for his convictions…
(2021-07-10). Sri Lankan government uses coronavirus laws to ban protests. wsws.org The ban is a response to mass strikes and demonstrations by workers, farmers, students and fishermen against attacks on social conditions and democratic rights.
(2021-07-10). Newly discovered genetic variants in a single gene cause neurodevelopmental disorder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that genetic variants in a neuro-associated gene called SPTBN1 are responsible for causing a neurodevelopmental disorder. The study, published in Nature Genetics, is a first step in finding a potential therapeutic strategy for this disorder, and it increases the number of genes known to be associated with conditions that affect how the brain functions. "The gene can now be included in genetic testing for people suspected of…
(2021-07-09). What's the SCO's Game Plan for Afghanistan? globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Haiti's White Rulers Have Spoken on Haiti's Political Future. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). The Demonisation of Mariátegui. orinocotribune.com By Juan J. Paz y Miño Cepeda — Jul 5, 2021 | During the campaign for the presidency of Peru, the rural teacher and candidate Pedro Castillo, emphasized his identity with the thought of José Carlos Mariátegui. This served so that, in addition to being a 'communist', he was attacked as a 'mariateguista', a kind of 'crime', since, supposedly, that Peruvian intellectual had 'inspired' the Shining Path guerrilla, well known for its atrocities. Thus, under such guidelines, the country could hope not only to follow the path of Venezuela and Cuba, but also that of 'violence.' Castillo's triumph has thrown all sector…
(2021-07-09). UK universities cut arts, languages, humanities and social science degrees. wsws.org The cuts are driven by a deep-rooted assault on higher education. The ruling class views expanded access to science and culture as an intolerable encroachment on the wealth of the oligarchy.
(2021-07-09). Australian school support workers condemn worsening conditions and union's role. wsws.org As a result of previous agreements struck by the Australian Education Union, education support staff face insecure employment, continued funding cuts and growing numbers of disadvantaged students.
(2021-07-09). A Caravan of Cuban Americans Are Marching 1,300 Miles to Transform U.S.-Cuba Policy. progressive.org To gain support against the U.S. blockade of Cuba, the group—led by a charismatic high school teacher—is trekking from Miami to Washington, D.C.
(2021-07-09). Randi Weingarten Rips CRT Critics for 'Trying to Stop Us From Teaching Students Accurate History'. thenation.com Randi Weingarten Rips CRT Critics for 'Trying to Stop Us From Teaching Students Accurate History'
(2021-07-09). NEA teachers union convention ignores a year of COVID-19 deaths and teachers' resistance, salutes Biden. wsws.org In a remarkable display of callousness, the NEA's convention concealed every issue of substance facing educators, including work-related COVID-19 infections and deaths, while toeing the line of the Democratic Party on all fronts.
(2021-07-09). Video: COVID Vaccination Deaths and Injuries, They're Just Numbers, Right? globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). 17,503 Dead, 1.7 Million Injured (50% Serious) Reported in European Union's Database of Adverse Drug Reactions for COVID-19 Shots. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). 'Science, Not Speculation': Scientists Blast Obsession with 'Unsubstantiated' COVID Lab Leak Theory. orinocotribune.com By Morgan Artyukhina — Jul 7, 2021 | When rumors began that the newly discovered novel coronavirus had escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in February 2020, an international group of scientists penned a letter in defense of their Chinese colleagues, who had sequenced the virus' genome, concluded it was of natural origin, and denied claims the virus had been stored at the lab. | Two dozen prominent scientists from around the globe, including physicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists, virologists, biologists, ecologists, and public health experts, penned a letter published in the British medical jour…
(2021-07-09). FDA Safety Surveillance of COVID-19 Vaccines. Analysis of "Adverse Event Outcomes" globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). FDA Safety Surveillance of COVID-19 Vaccines. Analysis of "Adverse Effects Outcomes" globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Mom, 45, Who Got Job at Johns Hopkins Hospital Dies After Reaction to Work-Mandated COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Tumor cell PD-L1 may mediate sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Data in a study by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers indicates that the level of tumor cell PD-L1, a protein that acts as a brake to keep the body's immune responses under control, may be an important factor for sensitivity to chemotherapy in colorectal cancer treatment. The study was published Friday, July 2, in Oncogene. "We have identified a mechanism by which absent or low levels of tumor cell PD-L1, which is commonly found…
(2021-07-09). Tesla Sells 33,155 China-Made Vehicles in June, Down Sequentially, as Chinese Passenger Vehicles Slip 5.3%. asia-pacificresearch.com
(2021-07-09). Big Pharma Firms Spend More on Executive Pay and Dividends Than on Research. truthout.org The largest drug companies are far more interested in enriching themselves and investors than in developing new drugs, according to a House committee report released Thursday that argues the industry can afford to charge Medicare less for prescriptions. | The
(2021-07-09). A Hybrid War to Replace Afghan 'Forever War'? globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Launch: 'Group Of Friends In Defense Of The United Nations Charter'. popularresistance.org We, representatives of Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Cuba, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Iran, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, the State of Palestine, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Syria, and Venezuela to the United Nations, are pleased to announce the official launch and establishment of the "Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations". | We seize this opportunity to reaffirm that the Charter of the United Nations and its purposes and principles remain timeless, universal, and that they are all indispens…
(2021-07-09). "How to Dull People's Minds and Then Kill Them": Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Objection To Geoengineering Spurs Debate About Social Justice In Science. popularresistance.org It was February in northern Sweden and the sun was returning after a dark winter. In the coming months the tundra would reawaken with lichens and shrubs for reindeer to forage in the permafrost encrusted Scandinavian mountain range. But the changing season also brought some unwelcome news to the Indigenous Sámi people, who live across northern Scandinavia, Finland and eastern Russia. | The members of the Saami Council were informed that researchers at Harvard planned to test a developing technology for climate mitigation, known as solar geoengineering, in Sápmi, their homeland. "When we learned what the idea of s…
(2021-07-09). The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. globalresearch.ca " It counts napalm and counts nuclear warheads and armored cars for the police to fight the riots in our cities. It counts Whitman's rifle and Speck's knife, and the television programs which glorify violence in order to sell toys …
(2021-07-09). Global Warming and C02: "Biggest Misdirection in the History of Science" globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $263 Million in New York Opioid Settlement. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). The History of Plastic and Injection Molding. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Meet the Consulting Firm that's Staffing the Biden Administration. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire's Open Letter to Two World Leaders: President Biden and President Putin. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). The Syria Deception: The Public Has Been Hoodwinked Yet Again into Supporting a Criminal War of Aggression—and One that Has Been Effectively Lost. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Offshore Fracking Report Finds Toxic Pollution in Gulf of Mexico. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). America's Accountability Problem. Is Anyone Responsible Anymore? globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). End of the Netanyahu Era: Israel's New Government. Who is Naftali Bennett. globalresearch.ca
(2021-07-09). Newly discovered genetic variants in a single gene cause neurodevelopmental disorder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that genetic variants in a neuro-associated gene called SPTBN1 are responsible for causing a neurodevelopmental disorder. The study, published in Nature Genetics, is a first step in finding a potential therapeutic strategy for this disorder, and it increases the number of genes known to be associated with conditions that affect how the brain functions. "The gene can now be included in genetic testing for people suspected of…
(2021-07-09). Joe Biden Just Threw Down the Anti-Monopoly Gauntlet—but One Big Question Remains. thenation.com Joe Biden Just Threw Down the Anti-Monopoly Gauntlet—but One Big Question Remains…
(2021-07-09). Imperial experts search Gloucestershire meteorite for Solar System ingredients. imperial.ac.uk Researchers are studying the meteorite that fell on a UK driveway in March for clues about the origins of life on Earth.
(2021-07-09). Former Pfizer VP Mike Yeadon Answers Reuters 'Fact Checker': 'A Pack of Lies'. globalresearch.ca
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