Daily Archives: August 5, 2021

2021-08-05: News Headlines

Barbara Nimri Aziz (2021-08-05). When Will They Lift the Blockade? Iraq and Cuba. globalresearch.ca

Jill Richardson (2021-08-05). Dial Down the Panic Over Critical Race Theory. counterpunch.org If you are worried about critical race theory in schools, here is some advice from someone who actually teaches it. If you want your concerns to be heard, first of all, start by listening. What is your school actually teaching? It probably is not actually critical race theory. It almost certainly is not Marxism. Despite

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). U.S. closure of Fort Detrick lab not coincidental: expert. ecns.cn The sudden shutdown of the Fort Detrick lab in the United States and the pneumonia outbreak that followed are far from coincidental and should be studied in the scope of the ongoing investigation into the pandemic's origins, a Russian political observer has said.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Emergency department visits related to opioid overdoses up significantly during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Emergency department visit rates because of an opioid overdose increased by 28.5% across the U.S. in 2020, compared to 2018 and 2019, recent Mayo Clinic research finds. Emergency visits overall decreased by 14% last year, while visits because of an opioid overdose increased by 10.5%. The result: Opioid overdoses were responsible for 0.32 out of 100 visits, or 1 in every 313 visits, which is up from 0.25, or 1 in every…

Frontline Doctors (2021-08-05). When Did CDC Know Their Approved COVID-19 Tests, Faulty PCR Testing Would Make Case and Death Data Unreliable? globalresearch.ca

Press For Truth (2021-08-05). Video: CDC Says PCR Tests Can't Differentiate Between Coronaviruses! The Cold & COVID Are Synonymous! globalresearch.ca

Kenan SonOfEnos (2021-08-05). Video: Canadian Court Victory Proves COVID-19 Is a Hoax and All Restrictions Have Now Been Dropped. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Why investigating U.S. EVALI outbreak important in COVID-19 origin-tracing?>. ecns.cn Amid global efforts in tracing the COVID-19 origins, the connection between the coronavirus and an outbreak of e-cigarette or vaping use-associated lung injury (EVALI) cases in the U.S. in August, 2019 has raised many concerns.

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Comicomment: In origin tracing, U.S. leads a 'blaming chorus'. ecns.cn The COVID-19 origin tracing is a serious scientific issue that must be studied by scientists and medical experts around the world through cooperation. However, some U.S. politicians placed their hope on the intelligence community, trying to answer a science question with political means.

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). French biosecurity expert dismisses Wuhan "lab leak" theory. ecns.cn "The theory that the virus escaped from the Wuhan lab is not credible," a French biosecurity expert who had monitored the construction of the Biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) laboratory of the Wuhan Institute of Virology has said recently in reference to COVID-19.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-08-05). Without Public Health Safety Mandates and Containment Actions–Vaccines Will Leave Us All. indybay.org Vaccines and Public Health Science both are necessary to beat fCovid-19…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Mayo Clinic Minute: Study shows masks can prevent COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers recently published a study that shows the proper use of masks reduces the spread of respiratory droplets. The findings strongly support the protective value and effectiveness of widespread mask use and maintaining physical distance in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Reporter Jason Howland has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/9fca7M5STEA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Study shows masks offer protection as COVID-19 infections tick up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended this week that people vaccinated against COVID-19 resume wearing masks in public indoor spaces in areas of the United States where the virus is spreading. "Appropriate masking in addition to vaccination remain the best methods to help protect individuals from the Coronavirus," says Gregory Poland, M.D., an infectious disease expert at Mayo Clinic. In fact, published data from Mayo Clinic researchers have found that…

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Meng extradition case concluding. ecns.cn Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was back in British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver on Wednesday for the final stretch of extradition proceedings that could send her to the U.S.

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-08-05). Sanitising Censorship: The Twitter-AP-Reuters News Partnership. globalresearch.ca

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2021-08-05). A New Dawn Breaks in Tehran: New President Ebrahim Raisi. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-08-05). Tensions Remain On Korean Peninsula Despite Two Koreas' Desire To Improve Ties. southfront.org Illustrative ImageIf South Korea wishes to have fruitful talks with its northern neighbour, it will need to distance itself from the US, but Washington simply cannot allow that. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts | North Korea — DPRK — and South Korea (ROK) have restored their communication hotlines, including a military channel, which had been off since June 2020. According to a statement from ROK's presidential office last Tuesday, the leaders of bo…

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-08-05). One Year on from the Port of Beirut Blast and France Has Failed in Its Goals. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2021-08-05). The Extended Afghanistan Peace Troika: US, Russia, China, Pakistan. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-08-05). Hiroshima: A "Military Base" according to President Harry Truman. globalresearch.ca "The World will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima a military base. That was because we wished in this first attack to avoid, insofar as possible, the killing of civilians.."(President Harry S. Truman in a radio speech to the Nation, August 9, 1945).

Dan Cohen (2021-08-05). Media and the Permanent War State: Top National Security Reporters Linked to US Government. globalresearch.ca

Heba Nasser (2021-08-05). 'I'm Afraid of My Government': Sorrow and Rage as Beirut Marks Blast Anniversary. globalresearch.ca

Ernst Wolff (2021-08-05). Verbotene Demo in Berlin: Meine nicht gehaltene Rede. globalresearch.ca

John LaForge (2021-08-05). The Enduring Myth of Hiroshima. globalresearch.ca

Sen. Rand Paul (2021-08-05). Sen. Rand Paul: Mask Mandates and Lockdowns from Petty Tyrants? No, Not Again. Choose Freedom. globalresearch.ca They can't …

The Global Research Team (2021-08-05). Global Research: Delivering the Facts before They Get Erased. globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in World history. | Freedom of speech and independent media are threatened. Critical analysis and dialogue are essential. | At Global Research, our goal is to bring you timely and …

rebekah (2021-08-05). IPS Mourns the Death of AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka. inequality.org

RT (2021-08-05). Over Police Violence against Berlin Corona Demos: UN Special Envoy Melzer Announces 'Official Intervention'. globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew Napolitano (2021-08-05). Freedom in the Coming Time of Madness. globalresearch.ca

Chris Cole (2021-08-05). CAA Opens UK Skies to Military Drones. globalresearch.ca

Marc Vandepitte (2021-08-05). History of the Communist Party of China (CCP). globalresearch.ca

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-08-05). Black August and the Legacy of Liberation Struggles. globalresearch.ca

Carey Gillam (2021-08-05). Bayer Heads into Next U.S. Cancer Trial. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-08-05). Extreme Weather Events and Capitalism: A Deadly Combination. libya360.wordpress.com Scott Scheffer Climate scientists around the world are alarmed by a triple climate-change-related crisis that hit the western U.S. and Canada in June and July. Normally climatologists are careful in their assessment of extreme weather events, under pressure from energy industry profiteers and anti-science climate change deniers. They go to great pains to avoid being…

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Xinjiang residents refute accusations of human rights violations. ecns.cn Residents of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have hit back at accusations of human rights violations, saying some Western countries' claims of "genocide" or "forced labor" are fabricated.

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Shifting blame reflects selfishness of U.S. ecns.cn Recently, the U.S. has led several countries and media outlets in hyping up the claim that the novel coronavirus was the result of a "lab leak".

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-08-05). Iran lodges protest to IMO over rising rhetoric. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Ambassador to the UK Mohsen Baharvand has penned a letter to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to protest the rhetoric recently raised against Tehran after suspicious incidents with tankers in Persian Gulf.

Mohammad Ali Haqshenas (2021-08-05). Embassy urges caution against false flag operations in region. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Embassy in London reviewed the recent days' propaganda against Iran, urging vigilance against false flag operations in the Persian Gulf region.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Mayo Clinic research suggests women over 65 be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new study by Fergus Couch, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, along with collaborators from the CARRIERS consortium, suggests that most women with breast cancer diagnosed over 65 should be offered hereditary cancer genetic testing. The study was published Thursday, July 22, in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Couch says that women over 65 rarely qualify for hereditary cancer genetic testing based on current testing guidelines because they are thought…

Senator Ted Cruz (2021-08-05). Video: Ted Cruz Introduces Anti-Vaccine Passport Amendment, Slams CDC Mask Mandate for Vaccinated. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating…

ecns.cn (2021-08-05). Secret deal between U.S. Fort Detrick, Japanese germ warfare unit revealed. ecns.cn The United States pardoned members of a notorious Japanese germ warfare unit after World War II in exchange for their data on biological weapons, research by a Chinese historian has revealed.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-05). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Scarlett is running and smiling after surgery to correct pectus excavatum. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When Sara Hutchins noticed an indent in her daughter Scarlett's chest, she immediately recognized the cause: pectus excavatum, a condition that causes the breast bone to sink into the chest. "My father had the same condition," Sara says. "He'd had surgery to correct it but was never satisfied with his results." Sara wanted to ensure that if Scarlett had surgery, she'd like what she saw in the mirror afterward. "I did a lot of research," Sara…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-08-05). Imperial researchers driving globally sustainable production and consumption. imperial.ac.uk Innovative solutions in bioplastics, cotton production and waste feathers are helping to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 12.

Joachim Hagopian (2021-08-05). Massive Death Wave Coming Amidst Vaccine Mandates While Truth and Revolution Fill the Air. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-08-04). Israeli warplanes pound southern Lebanon, as IDF vows to 'continue & intensify' retaliation to rocket fire (VIDEO). rt.com The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched a series of airstrikes on Lebanese territory, calling them retaliation for cross-border rocket attacks after earlier firing scores of artillery rounds in response. | The IDF Video footage has circulated online purporting to show the IDF strikes in progress. | BREAKING…

Angela (2021-08-04). Friday 8/6: Education Webinar: Determined To Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village. indybay.org Facebook…

_____ (2021-08-04). 'Truly Disturbing': Facebook Blasted for Blocking NYU Researchers Examining Ad Model and Misinformation. commondreams.org "This letter, signed by four House committee chairs, should send a clear message to President Biden: He has the political support to swiftly close the detention center at Guant√°namo."

Rachell Tucker (2021-08-04). Eyewitness Venezuela: Digital literacy free to all students. liberationnews.org As a teacher who has had to struggle alongside thousands of coworkers, students and parents during the pandemic with hybrid education, I was astounded by my visit to the Canaima computer factory that was created to fulfil the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez's dream of "one computer per child."

Mark Ashwill (2021-08-04). Whatever Happened to Internationalism? counterpunch.org "The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion." — Thomas Paine The international education profession, especially in the United States, has devoted untold pages, bytes and conference sessions to the red hot, perennial topic of intercultural competence, but very few to nationalism, a cultural superiority complex

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