Daily Archives: October 7, 2021

2021-10-07: News Headlines

Sara Flounders (2021-10-07). U.S.-NATO Offensive Unravels in Afghanistan: The Longest Foreign War in U.S. History. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-10-07). Headlines for October 7, 2021. democracynow.org Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Texas's Near-Total Ban on Abortions, Senate GOP Leader McConnell to Allow Debt Limit Extension into December, WHO Approves Use of First-Ever Vaccine Against Malaria, U.S. COVID Deaths in 2021 Surpass 2020's Total, U.N. to Pay Salaries of Aid Workers in Afghanistan, U.N. Appoints Envoy to Western Sahara After Two-Year Vacancy, Education Department to Expand Student Loan Forgiveness for Public Workers, Crude Oil Spills from Galveston Bay, TX Refinery, Biden Administration Restores Key Environmental Review Provisions to NEPA, Appeals Court Blocks California Law Banning Private Prisons…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-07). Blowing the Whistle at Facebook. globalresearch.ca

Juan Cole (2021-10-07). Haugen: Facebook has become the Terminator. zcomm.org Please Help Znet Source: Informed Comment Photo by Primakov/Shutterstock Frances Haugen's whistleblower testimony on Tuesday before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security highlighted Facebook's interactions with children, but the testimony was a devastating indictment of the pernicious effects of the company's

Miya Tada (2021-10-07). FILM SCREENING | IT WAS A COUP. peoplesforum.org Join us at The People's Forum for a film screening of It Was A Coup! This is a free, educational program, however, in order to maintain a safe capacity level, we ask that you leave a $6 deposit to reserve your participation. You will be refunded your deposit upon arrival or if you cancel. Please have your confirmation email ready when you arrive. | About "IT WAS A COUP" | It Was A Coup is a feature film that documents the coup in Bolivia, the role of Mexican diplomacy in its defense of asylum and the crimes against humanity during the de facto government of Añez in Bolivia. Unpublished information on the Mexican…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan. southfront.org Illustrative Image | Written by Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia. | Take education for example. | The Taliban have yet to fulfil their promise

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). Heroin Is "Good for Your Health": Occupation Forces Support Afghan Narcotics Trade. globalresearch.ca Multibillion dollar earnings for organized crime and Western financial Institutions…

Ryan McMaken (2021-10-07). Without Lockdowns, Sweden Had Fewer Excess Deaths than Most of Europe. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-07). Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for pioneering research in climate change and chaos theory. wsws.org This year's prize highlights the connection between seemingly random events, such as the weather on a given day, showing they arise from law-governed and knowable underlying processes.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-07). Iran Closes Its Airspace to Azerbaijani Military, Warns Russia to be Wary of Geopolitical Changes in Caucasus. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Daniel Nagase (2021-10-07). Video: Dr. Daniel Nagase — 75th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2021-10-07). The Mandates, Restrictions and Propaganda: The Death Knell of Universities? globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2021-10-07). US Sanctions against India: Delhi's Planned Purchase of Russia's S-400 Air Defense Systems. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rodrigo Acuña (2021-10-07). Australia's Intelligence Organizations Helped Overthrow the Allende Government in 1973. globalresearch.ca

Shane Quinn (2021-10-07). Twenty Years Ago: US Invasion of Afghanistan. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-07). Peace groups protest another arms fair in the UK. peoplesdispatch.org Peace groups in the UK protested against the conduct of the Defence Procurement Research Technology and Exportability (DPRTE) event at Farnborough, and denounced the country's decision to join a new trilateral security alliance, AUKUS…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). October 7, 2001, US-NATO Invades Afghanistan: It was an Act of Self Defense. "America was Attacked by an 'Unnamed Foreign Power' on 9/11" globalresearch.ca The legal argument used by Washington and NATO to invade Afghanistan was that the September 11 attacks constituted an undeclared "armed attack" "from abroad" by an unnamed foreign power…

Medea Benjamin (2021-10-07). Why Does Congress Fight over Childcare but Not F-35s? Fiscal Insanity and The Military Spending Bill. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2021-10-07). Video: Dr. Peter McCullough — 'Therapeutic Nihilism and Untested Novel Therapies'. globalresearch.ca

Matt Sedlar (2021-10-07). Transcript: "Making the Most of Special Drawing Rights: Approaches to Maximize Impact and Create a Sustainable and Just Recovery" cepr.net CEPR Senior Research Fellow Andrés Arauz participated in an event on October 4th as part of the IMF Annual Meetings, sponsored by CEPR, ActionAid, Afrodad, the Bretton Woods Project, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, Eurodad, Global Policy Forum, Global Call to Action Against Poverty, Jubilee Debt Campaign, Latindadd, Oxfam International, Social Justice in Global …

Andrew Korybko (2021-10-07). AUKUS Inadvertently Opens Diplomatic Opportunities for Russia with France & India. asia-pacificresearch.com

South Front (2021-10-07). Video: The War on Syria. Fortifications Growing Around the Idlib Castle. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2021-10-07). 'Entirely unsurprising': Merck slammed for 4,000% markup of taxpayer-funded COVID-19 drug. salon.com "Another example of Big Pharma reaping billions from public investment into research"

Project Veritas Action (2021-10-07). Pfizer Leaks: Whistleblower Goes on Record. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down COVID-19 vaccine booster approvals. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The path to approvals for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has seemed complicated. "This is a confusing set of recommendations," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So let's look at the four groups approved for only the Pfizer booster, thus far. If you got a primary series of the Pfizer vaccine, you're 65 and older, and it's been six months or more, you…

Zero Hedge (2021-10-07). US Stealth Jets Become First Fighters to Fly from Japanese Ship Since WWII. asia-pacificresearch.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

Mike Whitney (2021-10-07). The Killer in the Bloodstream: the "Spike Protein" globalresearch.ca First published …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-07). Children orphaned due to COVID-19 continues to surge during pandemic. imperial.ac.uk The numbers of children orphaned due to COVID-19 continues to grow rapidly and is accelerating, according to new research.

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-07). Sweden, Denmark Pause Moderna's COVID Vaccine for Younger Age Groups Citing Reports of Myocarditis. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-07). Science Saturday: A robotic GPS for targeting, delivering regenerative biotherapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A remote-controlled bronchoscope that acts like a GPS system hunts down hard-to-find lung masses and accurately biopsies them, according to a Mayo Clinic collaborative study. This multisite research, which is published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, lays the foundation for precisely finding early-stage cancer and targeting it with regenerative biotherapeutics needed to stimulate healing. Artificial intelligence gleaned from CT scans directs the robotic fiber optic cable, providing a GPS-like pathway to tiny nodules, or masses, that manual bronchoscopes…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-07). People are Dying Worldwide: "Foreign Aid" to Finance 1.8 Billion Vaccine Doses. Western Governments, Billionaires and Big Pharma Come to the "Rescue of the Poor Countries" globalresearch.ca What is happening today is the outright "Criminalization of the state apparatus" whereby politicians, senior government officials are bribed, coopted or threatened to abide by a diabolical project which is destroying people's lives Worldwide.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-07). South Africa Interested In Expanding Its Military Influence Against Terrorists. southfront.org Illustrative ImageFight against terrorism in Mozambique is becoming a military race for African states. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Terrorism is still advancing in Africa — and, on the other hand, military projects to defeat it continue to advance. Every day, terrorist militias occupy new spaces, gaining positions in cities and villages where local governments seem to have completely lost control. The situation is particularly serious in northern Mozambique, where terrorists control strategic natural reserves and accumulate re…

WSWS (2021-10-07). Four injured in Arlington, Texas high school shooting. wsws.org The suspected shooter, a student at the school, was taken into custody without incident and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a gun, the Arlington Police Department tweeted.

WSWS (2021-10-07). A comment on the viral TikTok "Devious Licks" trend. wsws.org "Devious Licks," a recent viral trend on the social media platform Tik Tok, involves students in the US and Canada recording themselves stealing school property and/or vandalizing school bathrooms.

Joe Tache (2021-10-07). MIT graduate student workers launch unionization campaign. zcomm.org Graduate student workers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology publicly announced their efforts to organize a union on Monday, Sept 27…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour of Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour od Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

RT News (2021-10-06). Scraped Data of 1.5 Billion Facebook Users Offered for Sale on the Dark Web — Reports. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2021-10-06). Social Media Destabilizes Democracy And Harm Users' Mental Health. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageFormer Facebook employee speaks out against Big Tech companies at the US Senate and pushes the fight for regulation of social media. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Controversies involving the role of social networks in the contemporary world are on the rise. Far beyond the blackout on October 4, large technology companies have recently been criticized for acting in a socially destructive way, harming the mental health of their users and fostering the polarization of society. The dissemination of hate speech…

WSWS (2021-10-06). "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" Facebook group censors WSWS writers. wsws.org As the Delta variant continues to rip through Washington state while schools are open, the Facebook administrators for "Washington for a Safe Return to Campus" seek to censor any left-wing opposition to the Democratic Party and the teachers unions.

_____ (2021-10-06). A New Deal For Eds And Meds. popularresistance.org Now, organizers who have built power at the local level are beginning to unite nationally. Earlier in the pandemic, higher education workers had to struggle for survival mostly on their own. The battles, even when successful, took place in isolation; each group of workers in each separate institution, system, or state focused on its own specific setting, even though the problems are national phenomena demanding national solutions. In recent months, organizers have shifted their attention. They recognize that to reconstruct higher education as a public good—one that converts adjunct, outsourced, part-time, a…

Staff (2021-10-06). Black Women Are Leading Efforts to Combat Rising Maternal and Infant Mortality. truthout.org Black women and their newborn babies are trapped in a public health crisis that is rooted in enslavement and perpetuated by systemic racism. Centuries of marginalization, exposure to environmental toxins, use of Black women's bodies for scientific and pseudo-scientific experimentation, poor housing, substandard education, and the

Jim Green (2021-10-06). Organised Crime Goes Nuclear. globalresearch.ca

Kary B. Mullis (2021-10-06). Video: Dr. Kary B. Mullis. "No Infection or Illness Can be Accurately Diagnosed with the PCR Test" globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2021-10-06). The Iran-Azerbaijan Standoff Is a Contest for the Region's Transportation Corridors. globalresearch.ca

Paul Antonopoulos (2021-10-06). Iran and Azerbaijan on the Brink of War but It Is Unlikely to Boil Over. globalresearch.ca

Eric Toussaint (2021-10-06). History of Capitalism: The Destruction and Grabbing of Collective Commons. globalresearch.ca

Zero Hedge (2021-10-06). Fed Prepares to Launch "Review" of Central Bank Digital Currency that Could Render Cash, Privacy Obsolete. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rochagné Kilian (2021-10-06). Video: "How Many People Are We Going to Kill if We Keep Following this Narrative", Asks Ontario Emergency Physician. globalresearch.ca

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