(2021-10-23). Canadian educators and workers explain why they are attending the October 24 webinar on eliminating COVID-19. wsws.org A school caretaker wrote, "With this knowledge we can mobilize all education workers to immediately close schools until there are zero reported COVID cases."
(2021-10-23). Do wage increases impact the unemployed? workers.org Why has David Card been co-awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences? Card, who teaches at UC Berkeley, did his research in the 1990s. The Committee obviously feels his research had major policy implications. (The research of the two other winners is more technical.) Hundreds of newspapers, web sites . . . |
(2021-10-23). [Perspectives] COVID-19 and the rebiologisation of racial difference. thelancet.com In the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, early dashboards set up by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering tracked overall numbers of cases and deaths but provided no demographic breakdown of these statistics. Current data show wide racial disparities in the burden of COVID-19 in the USA, with Latino, Indigenous, and Black people disproportionately affected. Similar disparities are also evident in other nations with histories of structural racism.
(2021-10-23). Indian and Sri Lankan workers and students support WSWS webinar on COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org "These meetings have given me hope for the future of the entire human race so I'll being attending the next meeting with the same enthusiasm."
(2021-10-23). Texas official tells "terrified" educators to teach "opposing views" on the Holocaust. indybay.org In an expression of the far-right atmosphere coursing through Texas schools, the director of curriculum in one district indicates that educators must teach "both sides" of the Holocaust or risk their jobs.
(2021-10-22). Biden kidnaps Venezuelan Diplomat: #FreeAlexSaab now! orinocotribune.com By Greg Butterfield — Oct 19, 2021 | The Biden administration on Oct. 16 kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab from the West African country of Cape Verde, in blatant violation of international law. Under U.S. pressure, Saab had already been imprisoned and tortured in Cape Verde for 16 months. | "On a flight chartered by the [U.S.] Department of Justice, in which the Cape Verdean authorities had no control that could guarantee the safety of the Venezuelan diplomat, because they do not have a bilateral extradition treaty with the North American nation, Alex Saab arrived Saturday night and was transferred to…
(2021-10-22). Ryerson Toppled, Ryerson Reassembled. counterpunch.org Historical figures move in and out of favour as the public's mood rides the wild winds of change through the years. Egerton Ryerson (1803-1882), famed Methodist founder of the Ontario public school system, is one such figure. In my history of education doctoral studies at UBC in the early 1980s, Ryerson was certainly the centre
(2021-10-22). COVID-19 and the Shadowy "Trusted News Initiative" globalresearch.ca Exposing this uncanny censorship of eminent voices is especially vital to the fate of children and youth, who are being aggressively targeted for low-benefit, sometimes lethal, inoculations.
(2021-10-22). The Killer in the Bloodstream: the "Spike Protein" globalresearch.ca First published …
(2021-10-22). Public Citizen Blasts Pfizer for Putting Corporate Profit Over Increasing Access to COVID Vaccines. democracynow.org A damning new report shows that one of the leading COVID-19 vaccine makers appears to have played a role in restricting access to those very vaccines. The report, "Pfizer's Power," published this week by the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, examines Pfizer's contracts with the United States, United Kingdom, European Commission, Albania, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Republic and Peru. They offer a rare glimpse into the power Pfizer has to silence governments, throttle supply, shift risk and maximize profits in the middle of a public health crisis. We speak with Public Citizen researcher Zain Rizvi, au…
(2021-10-22). The Final Solution. Full Digitization. "The QR Codification of the World" globalresearch.ca You have no idea what is or what will eventually be put on this QR-code. The goal is all your personal information, your complete health record, your bank accounts — just everything. But you wouldn't know. You cannot read what is on the QR-code.
(2021-10-22). Vaccine Researcher Admits 'Big Mistake,' Says Spike Protein Is Dangerous 'Toxin'. globalresearch.ca First published in …
(2021-10-22). Selected Articles: Throwing Off the Tyranny of Canada's Mandatory Vaccines. globalresearch.ca By Trudea…
(2021-10-22). High Recorded Mortality in Countries Categorized as "Covid-19 Vaccine Champions". The Vaccinated Suffer from Increased Risk of Mortality compared to the Non-vaccinated. globalresearch.ca This "health strategy" based on false simulations, lies, promises never kept, propaganda and the fear campaign has become unbearable. In turn it has been followed by the extortion of consent to be vaccinated, by outright blackmail.
(2021-10-22). Science awards and green prizes: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.
(2021-10-22). Audit of Voting Notebooks for 21N Regional Elections Ready. orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, October 21, the audit of the voting notebooks, which will be used in the upcoming regional and municipal elections scheduled for November 21, concluded. | The audit took place in the warehouse of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Guarenas, Miranda state, with witnesses from political parties together with technical personnel from the electoral body. As stated in a press release on CNE's Twitter, the audit certified that the data in the statistical sample of the audit was found to be consistent with the voting desk (number of voting centers and desks) and with the electoral roll database. |
(2021-10-22). Howard University Sit-in: A Struggle For Democracy At An HBCU. popularresistance.org On late Tuesday, Oct. 12, Howard University students began staging a sit-in demonstration at the Blackburn building in front of the historic Yard. Students brought sleeping bags and food and began demonstrating and making demands that the university protect their health on campus. | In the past month, as students returned to the school after more than a year under COVID conditions, a Twitter video went viral showing a puddle of water filling the floor of a kitchen in a dorm room. Later reports confirmed pooling water in students' closets and bedrooms as well. | The university responded to the apparent lack of mai…
(2021-10-22). Indian workers and students denounce school reopenings and support World Socialist Web Site's global webinar. wsws.org There is a broad opposition among parents to the hasty and unsafe reopening of schools now underway across India.
(2021-10-22). Australia: School Strike 4 Climate promotes bankrupt appeals to government. wsws.org The events were not aimed at mobilising students, but instead at promoting the dead-end perspective that moral appeals to capitalist politicians can halt the climate crisis.
(2021-10-22). Global Online Picket Line: Oct 22 school strike. wsws.org Today, parents, teachers and workers in countries around the world are once again supporting the call from UK parent Lisa Diaz for a one day school strike to fight against the deadly reopening of schools as the COVID-19 pandemic rages.
(2021-10-22). Texas official tells "terrified" educators that they must teach "opposing views" on the Holocaust. wsws.org In an expression of the far-right atmosphere coursing through Texas schools, the director of curriculum in one district indicates that educators must teach "both sides" of the Holocaust or risk their jobs.