2022-06-07: News Headlines

Kahlil Wall-Johnson (2022-06-07). 'Either you Join NATO or We will Make the Canaries Independent'. orinocotribune.com By Kahlil Wall-Johnson &#1 ; Jun 6, 2022 | A recent interview with former Spanish politician José Manuel Otero has revealed further details regarding his country's entry into NATO and attests to the double-dealing politics of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE). | Prior to Spain's absorption into NATO, Otero was minister of the presidency and then minister of education. According to a recent

____ (2022-06-07). Shanghai students begin returning to classrooms. ecns.cn Around 100,000 grade 11 and 12 students from over 250 high schools in Shanghai returned to school on Monday after about three months away from campus because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Science Saturday: In neurodegenerative diseases, Mayo Clinic research finds shared gene patterns, widespread damage. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Damage to brain cells in two separate neurodegenerative diseases — Alzheimer's disease and progressive supranuclear palsy — is not limited to specific parts of the brain and these diseases share a pattern of gene alterations within the brain, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic, the University of Florida and other collaborating organizations. The researchers say this finding suggests the neurodegenerative diseases may have the same underlying disease links. The finding, which is published in The Journal…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Getting kids involved in the kitchen. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If your child is a picky eater, the battle over healthy foods can be a challenge. Being fussy about food is common in toddlers and small children, but parents can try some tips and tricks to introduce new foods. One approach to improving eating habits is to get kids involved in the kitchen. Involving children in meal planning and teaching kids to cook can have multiple benefits. Not only is cooking a necessary life skill,…

____ (2022-06-07). Braille test paper prepared for 2022 national college entrance exam. ecns.cn Braille examination paper for blind students have been prepared in the 2022 national college entrance exam which began on Tuesday.

____ (2022-06-07). Unique landscape: Good harvest in sight in Beijing's experimental field. ecns.cn A good harvest is in sight in the experimental field near Beijing's third ring road. The field belongs to the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and is dubbed the most expensive crop field in Beijing.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Mayo Clinic, NAACP to welcome inaugural RISE for Youth cohort on June 6. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and NAACP Rochester Branch will welcome 40 promising high school and college students to RISE for Youth, on Monday, June 6. This program, which is in its inaugural year, is designed to help Black and underrepresented students find pathways to success in education and employment. RISE stands for Reflect, Inspire, Strengthen and Empower, and is an approach developed by Anjali Bhagra, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic's Office of Equity,…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Disparities in opioid treatment access remain for women, Black and Hispanic people. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Buprenorphine is a prescription approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that effectively treats opioid dependence or addiction. But women, as well as Black and Hispanic populations, do not have equal access to this potentially lifesaving medication, new Mayo Clinic research finds. The study published Friday, June 3, in JAMA Network Open. The research team used the OptumLabs Data Warehouse to examine 3,110 filled prescriptions of buprenorphine from 72,055 emergency department visits across the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-07). Science Saturday: What's behind patient requests for stem cells? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In one of the first studies of its kind, Mayo Clinic analyzed a large group of patients to understand their motivations for seeking stem cell therapies and whether expectations are grounded in science. The findings could help health care professionals cut through misleading claims and better counsel patients. This research by Jennifer Arthurs; Zubin Master, Ph.D.; and Shane Shapiro, M.D. — all of Mayo Clinic — is published in NPJ Regenerative Medicine. "We learned that many patients interested in stem cells had…

____ (2022-06-07). Balanced development of education benefits students of all ethnic groups in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Over the recent years, the right to education has been guaranteed for students of all ethnic groups in the region and the implementation of a slew of beneficiary policies has yielded fruitful results.

____ (2022-06-07). China's research vessel returns home after deep-sea expedition in South China Sea. ecns.cn China's scientific research ship Exploration 2 returned to port on Monday, after completing a sea test of a deep-sea in-situ laboratory in the South China Sea.

Global Research News (2022-06-06). Selected Articles: A New War in the Middle East? Israel Military Exercises Simulates Invasion of Lebanon, War with Hezbollah, and Iran. globalresearch.ca By As Russia edges closer to defeating the US-NATO back…

_____ (2022-06-06). US Wants To Surround China With Missiles. popularresistance.org The United States plans to spend tens of billions of dollars to surround China with missiles. But it's having trouble finding an Asian country willing to host the offensive weapons. | The US military commissioned a study from the RAND Corporation, a Pentagon-backed research group, to assess the feasibility of deploying intermediate-range missiles to the Pacific. | The study closely analyzed the US government's relations with its five treaty allies in the region: Australia, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand. | Citing "an inability to find a willing partner," the RAND report concluded that the chanc…

_____ (2022-06-06). Walk For Appalachia's Future Connects Struggles In The Region. popularresistance.org Activists just completed the "Walk for Appalachia's Future" through West Virginia, North Carolina and Virginia to highlight the impacts of fossil fuel extraction on communities and the land. At each stop, they held events with local activists to learn about their struggles and make broader connections. The Appalachian region is a sacrifice zone – rich in mineral wealth that is extracted by large corporations without benefit to the people. West Virginia is the fifth poorest state in the US with low education attainment and high rates of physical and mental diseases. Clearing the FOG speaks with two organizers of t…

_____ (2022-06-06). Chicago Students Want Police Out Of Their Schools. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois – On June 2, 250 students at Little Village Lawndale High School (LVLHS) in Chicago walked out of school to demand "Police out!" They marched through Little Village, which is the largest Latino neighborhood in Chicago, to the North Lawndale neighborhood, which is a Black community. The protest was organized by the LVLHS FightBack student group, which called for "Black and Brown Unity." | Other demands raised by the students included equitable funding for all four schools. They explained there are four separate schools within one building. The school which has a predominantly Black student body r…

____ (2022-06-06). Grade 11 and 12 students return to classroom in Shanghai. ecns.cn Around 100,000 Grade 11 and 12 students from over 250 high schools in Shanghai returned to school on June 6 after about three months away from campus because of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Blake Skylar (2022-06-06). Sweeping Republicans out of Congress and statehouses key to saving environment. peoplesworld.org After four years of Trump policies and cuts that have obliterated environmental protection, the Biden administration is left to pick up the pieces. Its predecessor's administration was littered with an anti-climate, anti-science menagerie, including former lobbyists and lawyers for fossil fuel companies and chemical manufacturers—many of whom were appointed to the EPA itself. Though President …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-06). Firms claim to create 333K new jobs in May as jobless rate stays at 3.6 percent. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Private-sector businesses claimed to create a net of 333,000 new jobs in May as the jobless rate that month stayed at 3.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Governments created another 57,000, with 51,700 of them in state and local schools. Job gains occurred in every sector except for retail trade (-60,700 jobs). But …

Deweylaura (2022-06-06). Right-wing attackers target People's Forum in NYC. cpusa.org On Friday night, June 3, the People's Forum, a community political and cultural space in New York City, was occupied and attacked by right-wing vigilantes. This is not the first time that the Forum, a long-time center for anti-capitalist education and organizing, has been the target of right-wing attacks. This time they were aided …

____ (2022-06-06). Cutting-edge scientific testing to be undertaken. ecns.cn Upon its completion by the end of this year, the Tiangong space station will extensively advance science and technology, said Lin Xiqiang, deputy head of the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-06-06). China ascends global innovation ranking. ecns.cn China ranks 12th in the 2021 edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) report released by the World Intellectual Property Right Organization (WIPO), moving up 20 spots from 2012, said Wang Gang, the head of China's Science and Technology Ministry, on Monday.

Ashley Pizzuti (2022-06-06). If Corinthian Student Debt Can Be Wiped Out—All of It Can. zcomm.org Backed by the Department of Education, it has pushed millions of us into a debt trap while Wall Street profited…

Joyce Foundation (2022-06-06). Thursday 6/9: Red Flag Laws: Emerging Research on ERPOs to Stop Gun Violence. indybay.org Online webinar…

____ (2022-06-06). High schools welcome back second and third years' students in Shanghai. ecns.cn High school students in their second year and third year returned to campus in Shanghai starting from Monday after nearly three months' online classes.

Global Research (2022-06-06). Colombia &#1 ; Petro y Francia, °con paso de vencedores! globalizacion.ca Aunque los medios de comunicación del régimen voltearon habilidosamente el enfoque de los resultados de las elecciones del domingo 29 de mayo para favorecer a Rodolfo Hernández, el imputado por corrupción exalcalde de Bucaramanga, y mostrarlo como "el gran fenómeno…

____ (2022-06-06). U.S. Global Empire of Violence! transcend.org 31 May 2022 – The U.S. says weapons, weapons, and more weapons, are the solution for everything! More weapons for Ukraine! Arm teachers in schools! Put armed guards everywhere!

____ (2022-06-06). Is Lasting Peace Possible? transcend.org 4 Jun 2022 – The wise men of the establishment are again telling us that hopes for lasting peace are a delusion. They declare that human nature makes it impossible, that war is built into our genes. They point to research by evolutionary biologists that indicates our closest genetic relatives, the chimpanzees, make war. Therefore war must be part of our heredity.

Staff (2022-06-06). Video: Pakistan students chant 'Hello Commander' anthem. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — After tens of thousands of Iranians have chanted the "Hello Commander" anthem, now it is the turn of Pakistani students to sing the "Hello Commander" anthem enthusiastically.

Staff (2022-06-06). Tehran, Damascus discuss boosting coop. in health sector. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Iranian Minister of Health and Medical Education, who is on a visit to Damascus, discussed boosting cooperation between Syria and Iran in the field of health sector development with his Syrian counterpart.

Christina Szalinski (2022-06-05). Getting Formula Was a Strain for Many Low-Income Families Before Shortages. truthout.org Miracle Abbott became pregnant during her junior year at the University of South Carolina Upstate. | She worked a low-wage job and had mounting student debt, so the then-19-year-old turned to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, known as WIC, to get infant formula and food. But after she gave birth, her baby had colic and painful reflux and her pediatrician recommended a special formula not available through the program. | It took four months, three pediatrician appointments, and two meetings at her local WIC office before the program provided her with formula that worked f…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-05). Police in the US are Not Legally Required to Protect People. Uvalde Proves This. libya360.wordpress.com Natalia Marques Memorials for the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School (via: VOA) 19 children and two teachers were shot dead in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, while police idled outside for over an hour despite pleas from desperate parents On May 24, as many as 19 police officers idled outside…

_____ (2022-06-05). The Myth-Making Around Tiananmen Square. popularresistance.org Most western accounts claim that on the midnight of June 3, 1989, the People's Liberation Army moved with full force to Tiananmen square where students were peacefully protesting for democracy and against the authoritarian regime in China. The students were supposedly inspired by the democracies in the west and were heroes standing up to the illiberal communist rule. According to this narrative, the communist leadership under Deng Xiaoping ordered the army to open fire, killing hundreds or thousands of unarmed students at the square. Thus, the Chinese communist party leadership was responsible for the killing and…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-06-05). The Mysterious Death of Osama bin Laden. globalresearch.ca This article was first published in July 2013 following the Pentagon's Decision to Purge the bin Laden "death files" from the Pentagon's data bank. | The decision was justified "to protect the names of the personnel involved in the raid, …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-06-05). Black Sea Geopolitics and Russia's Control of Strategic Waterways: The Kerch Strait and the Sea of Azov. globalresearch.ca Historically, the Kerch strait has played a strategic role. It constitutes a gateway from the Black Sea to Russia's major waterways including the Don and the Volga. It also ensures maritime transit from the Black Sea to Moscow as well as the maritime route to the Caspian Sea.

Fight Back (2022-06-05). Red Theory: The contradiction between mental and manual labor. fightbacknews.org Since the very origin of class society, when the productive forces developed to the point of producing some surplus beyond bare subsistence, the contradiction between mental and manual labor has been a characteristic of productive relations. Broadly speaking this means that the majority of people toil away physically, while a small minority conducts intellectual labor, such as science and art or planning and administration. Historically, this contradiction arose alongside the contradiction between town and country, specifically when the cities of the ancient slave societies came to dominate society. | However, i…

Fight Back (2022-06-05). Chicago: ChiArts part-time teaching artists vote to join CTU. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Teaching artists and school office staff at Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) have voted to join the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), June 3. Three office staff voted to join the union, and later in the day, part-time arts teachers – who make up the backbone of the school's programs in the visual arts, music, theater, dance and creative writing conservatories voted 75% (41 yes to 14 no ) to join the union. | "It's a joy and an honor to welcome these new members into the CTU family," said CTU President Jesse Sharkey. "This school doesn't run without its office staff and its teaching artists, an…

Reproductive Rights Now (2022-06-05). Students in San Jose Rally for Abortion. indybay.org On May 18, students at Lynbrook High School in San Jose marched through campus and into nearby Rainbow Park for reproductive rights.

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