Daily Archives: September 10, 2021

2021-09-10: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-10). Canadian workers speak out against reckless reopening of schools amid fourth wave of pandemic. wsws.org Ontario became the last province across Canada to reopen its schools, with almost one million students and two hundred thousand educators and support staff returning to crowded classrooms and poorly ventilated school buildings this week.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-10). Monoclonal antibody treatment combo reduces hospitalization among high-risk patients with COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ‚Äï two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ‚Äï keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate COVID-19. The findings appear in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine. Nearly 1,400 Mayo Clinic patients were enrolled in the study ‚Äï 696 who received the drug combo between December 2020 and early…

Global Research News (2021-09-10). Selected Articles: A Debunked Smear Campaign Against the FDA-approved, Nobel prize-honored Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca By We have been told that the criminal attacks of September 11, 2001 "changed everything."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 modeling shows 100,000 people in the U.S. could die over the next 3 months. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org U.S. hospitalizations for patients with COVID-19 have risen almost 500% over the past two months, according to news reports. Also, the number of ICU beds in the South is dwindling. "We have over 101,000 Americans in the hospital with COVID-19," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Many of them fighting for their lives in ICUs and on ventilators. We are having over 160,000 new cases and just below 1,000…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-10). Science Saturday: Opioids provide low evidence of pain relief for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Evidence that opioids provide pain relief for migraine headaches is low or insufficient, a large Mayo Clinic meta-analysis published recently in JAMA has found. However, some newer therapies, along with established migraine treatments, were associated with moderate to high evidence of pain relief. The meta-analysis — which combined results from multiple scientific studies — included 15 systematic reviews and 115 randomized clinical trials of 28,803 patients. While the researchers note that this study provides a good starting point for treatment conversations…

Manuel García, Jr. (2021-09-10). Belief, Truth, Science, Religion and 9-11. counterpunch.org On 2 September 2021, CounterPunch published my article 'Confessions of a Secret Controlled Demolitions Special Operative for 911'. Some readers believe this story is entirely true, and confirms suspicions they "have always known to be true" about 9-11 being "an inside job." Other readers believe this story is a hoax, something like the Piltdown Man

Anonymous669 (2021-09-10). College Professor Killed In Recent Strike On Idlib Was Secret Official Of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Professor Noureddine Ghafir who was killed in the Ghafir held a PhD in accounting and finance. He was one of the very first founders of the HTS-run Idlib University and a lecturer in the International University for Science and Renaissance. His links to the…

WSWS (2021-09-10). Biden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge. wsws.org By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families.

WSWS (2021-09-10). Cases continue to rise in Los Angeles school district one month after start of school year. wsws.org While the district has counted 2,209 active cases among staff and students, it absurdly claims that only 8 of these cases came from in-school transmission, with the other 99.7 percent supposedly taking place off school campuses.

Staff (2021-09-10). LA becomes first major US school district to MANDATE vaccines for all eligible students aged 12 & older. rt.com The Los Angeles school board has voted to mandate coronavirus vaccines for all eligible students aged 12 and older, in a unanimous decision by the nation's second-largest school district that's sure to stoke controversy. | The board for the Los Angeles Unified School District

David Swanson (2021-09-10). Guantanamo Past the Point of All Shame. dissidentvoice.org worldbeyondwar.org/guantanamo-past-the-p… U.S. high schools should teach courses on Guantanamo: what not to do in the world, how not to make it even worse, and how not to compound that catastrophe beyond all shame and recovery. As we tear down Confederate statues and continue brutalizing victims in Guantanamo, I wonder if in 2181, had Hollywood still …

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-10). Georgian schoolchildren indoctrinated on NATO integration. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Teacher Preparatory Training for the "Defense and Security" textbook was held The Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia, Grigol Giorgadze, opened the "Defense and Security" textbook for teachers. The training was held remotely. Its aim is to train 17 teachers for the school textbook pilot program. Employees of the Ministry of Defense, as well as …

Stand Up America (2021-09-10). Friday 9/10: The Filibuster is a Jim Crow Relic Teach-in w/ Stand Up America. indybay.org Online event…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-09). Imperial's Provost urges global collaboration in quantum research in Brussels. imperial.ac.uk Professor Ian Walmsley spoke about quantum technologies and collaboration at the Brussels-based Science Business conference yesterday.

Jim McMahan (2021-09-09). WW Commentary: Will reopening schools help students? workers.org In 2020, Tampa teachers protest over lack of COVID protection. Schools are reopening in September for tens of millions of students; more had already opened in August. Many students are entering the building for the first time in a year and more, after having little or no provisions for distance . . . |

_____ (2021-09-09). Update On Strikes And Walkouts. popularresistance.org Earlier this week in Savannah, Georgia, 54 of the 200 bus drivers in the Savannah-Chatham's school district went on a wildcat "sick out" strike over pay and other issues. | Workers said they were upset with their low pay and with the district who maintains that bus drivers must keep allowing students who don't wear masks on buses — a rule that bus drivers contend with. | The wildcat action wasn't sanctioned officially by the bus drivers' union, the Teamsters. So, the union then formally sanctioned its shop steward, Kendrick Banks for participating in the unsanctioned, possibly illegal, action and removed hi…

Staff (2021-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2021. democracynow.org WHO Calls for Halt to COVID Booster Shots in 2021, Says Vaccines Should Go to Poorer Countries, COVAX Cuts 2021 Vaccine Forecast; Australia Joins Call for Waiver on Vaccine Patents, Los Angeles Schools Poised to Require Vaccinations for Students 12 and Older , Afghanistan Evacuations Continue as Taliban Reestablishes Ministry of "Virtue and Vice", Main Suspect in 2015 Paris Attacks Tells Court He Was a Soldier for the Islamic State, Human Rights Campaign President Fired in Latest Fallout from Cuomo Sexual Harassment Probe, Virginia Removes Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, 17 Patients Die as Floods Hit…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2021-09-09). Implications of the Electoral Defeat of the Detroit People's Charter. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-09). 'Hybrid learning works' – Provost makes case for future-focused education. imperial.ac.uk Universities have an opportunity to "rethink higher education for the long term," writes Professor Ian Walmsley in the New York Times.

Sarah Anderson (2021-09-09). A New Online Educational Tool on the History of U.S. Wealth Extraction. inequality.org

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-09). Dispatches from India: The politics and economics of hate. peoplesdispatch.org We take a look at the latest GDP numbers, comments by a judge in Uttar Pradesh, the situation of education in the country, a detailed analysis of the economic context to hate crimes, and the crisis faced by weavers in the State of Tamil Nadu…

Dr. Jack Rasmus (2021-09-09). Gutting the Fiscal Stimulus. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-09). Never Ever Give Up! The Freedom of Thinking. Truth Alone Can Make Us Free. globalresearch.ca

Eric Toussaint (2021-09-09). Unprecedented Global Debt Crisis: The IMF's Announcement of $650 Billion in Special Drawing Rights. globalresearch.ca

Carly Baldwin (2021-09-09). Rutgers University Freezes Accounts of Several Non-Vaccinated Students. globalresearch.ca

Michael Welch (2021-09-09). Video: Why Canada Should Leave NATO. globalresearch.ca

Philip A Farruggio (2021-09-09). September 11, 2001: The 20th Anniversary of "The Big Lie" globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-09). Never Ever Give Up! Unentschlossene Mitbàºrger dort abholen, wo sie sich gefàºhlsmà§àüig befinden. globalresearch.ca

Mac Slavo (2021-09-09). Mu Variant Now Detected in Houston. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Julie Ponesse (2021-09-09). Video: Ethics 101. Dr. Julie Ponesse, Professor of Ethics at the University of Western Ontario, Provides a Lesson in Courage and Integrity. globalresearch.ca

Dr. David E. Scheim (2021-09-09). Merck's Deadly Vioxx Playbook, Redux: A Debunked Smear Campaign Against Its Competing Drug—the FDA-approved, Nobel prize-honored Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2021-09-09). Bolsonaro's Rallies: 'Democratic Security' Exercise or Preparation for a 'Self-Coup'? globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-09-09). What to Expect from Taliban 2.0. globalresearch.ca

South Front (2021-09-09). Video: Taliban Unveil Their Government, Giving Many Reasons for Concern. globalresearch.ca

Alexandre de Figueiredo, Heidi J. Larson, Stephen D. Reicher (2021-09-09). [Research Paper] The potential impact of vaccine passports on inclination to accept COVID-19 vaccinations in the United Kingdom: Evidence from a large cross-sectional survey and modeling study. thelancet.com Our findings should be interpreted in light of sub-national trends in uptake rates across the UK, as our results suggest that passports may be viewed less positively among socio-demographic groups that cluster in large urban areas. We call for further evidence on the impact of vaccine certification and the potential fallout for routine immunization programmes in both the UK and in wider global settings, especially those with low overall trust in vaccinations.

Medea Benjamin (2021-09-09). How Can America Wake Up from Its Post-9/11 Nightmare? globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2021-09-09). Selected Articles: Agenda ID2020 of the "One World Order": The 101 to Understanding Its Implications. globalresearch.ca By Agenda ID2020 — is hardly mentioned by any media, let alone the mainstr…

Ethan Huff (2021-09-09). After Calling Vaccine Passports a "Conspiracy Theory," U.K. Government Now Says Everyone Will Need to Show Proof of Vaccination to Live. globalresearch.ca

Giuseppe Fiorentino, Antonietta Coppola, Raffaele Izzo, Anna Annunziata, Mariano Bernardo, Angela Lombardi, Valentina Trimarco, Gaetano Santulli, Bruno Trimarco (2021-09-09). [Research Paper] Effects of adding L-arginine orally to standard therapy in patients with COVID-19: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. Results of the first interim analysis. thelancet.com In this interim analysis, adding oral L-arginine to standard therapy in patients with severe COVID-19 significantly decreases the length of hospitalization and reduces the respiratory support at 10 but not at 20 days after starting the treatment.

Brian Terrell (2021-09-09). "America's Longest War" Is Not Over! globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-09). COP26 Urged To Prioritise Adaptation As Climate Emergency Surges. popularresistance.org On the heels of last month's warning from the UN climate science panel that extreme weather and rising seas are hitting faster than expected, leaders have called for more money and political will to help people adapt to the new reality. | At a dialogue in Rotterdam convened by the Global Center on Adaptation on Monday, more than 50 ministers and heads of climate organisations and development banks called for November's COP26 climate talks to treat adaptation as "urgent". | In a communique, they said adaptation — which ranges from building higher flood defences to growing more drought-tolerant crops and relo…

George Ochenski (2021-09-09). Republican FreeDumb is Killing Us. counterpunch.org There's no nice way to put it. Hundreds of Montanans are now getting sick and dying thanks to the anti-science, anti-mask, anti-vax messages propagated by the insane rhetoric of Republican politicians under the false rubric of "personal responsibility" and "freedom." But as the costs to society continue to rise exponentially while the more lethal, more

Staff (2021-09-09). US Supplanted by China as EU's Primary Trading Partner. orinocotribune.com China overtook the United States as the leading trading partner of the European Union (EU) in the second quarter of 2021, according to data published this Wednesday, September 8 by the EU statistical office Eurostat. | Between the first quarter of 2019 and the second of 2021, the percentage of imports from China to the EU increased by four points. | In the case of Switzerland, the share of imports grew in the same period by 0.7 percentage points, while there was a 3.4% fall in imports from the United Kingdom, followed by those from Russia, which suffered a decrease of 1.1%, and those from the United States, with…

Hugh Handeyside (2021-09-09). The Watchlisting System Exemplifies the Government's Post-9/11 Embrace of Biased Profiling. aclu.org As a Harvard graduate student and mother of three children, Zainab Merchant was accustomed to traveling frequently from her home in Orlando to Boston for her studies. In 2016, that all changed. | Those trips suddenly

Irruptions (2021-09-09). The University Is Trying to Kill You. Do Not Let It. itsgoingdown.org From an anonymous group of students from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln and originally posted to Irruptions, this piece looks at the recent round of riotous protests against frats on campus. photo: @Ollie_XVX CW: sexual violence The university is a deathtrap. Around us lurk festering aristocrats called "fraternity brothers" who exercise "the right of the…

WSWS (2021-09-09). University of California, Berkeley reopens with hundreds of new cases, ending quarantine measures. wsws.org The Berkeley administration is using high vaccination rates to justify the complete abandonment of basic mitigation measures, forcibly exposing tens of thousands of students, faculty and staff to COVID-19.

_____ (2021-09-09). Conservationists and Locals Praise Biden EPA's Move to Protect Bristol Bay From Pebble Mine. commondreams.org "This is what they told us for a decade they couldn't do, and today, the students, faculty, and alumni have been vindicated."

Julián Inzaugarat (2021-09-09). What united us was empathy: Community organizations help tackle hunger in Argentina. peoplesdispatch.org What will the world be like when we emerge from the pandemic? Will we have a fairer and more caring world? Will there be a decline in individualism and a debunking of the myth of meritocracy? These were some of the questions that analysts, politicians, journalists and society as a whole asked themselves at the beginning of this global pandemic. | The hope that this health crisis would become the engine for a more just world and the teachings of collective care faded as the pandemic advanced with increasing force. As the pandemic intensified, the philosophy of 'every man for himself' was embraced by most governmen…

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