2022-06-12: News Headlines

Scorinoco (2022-06-11). China, Ukraine, and the Belt and Road Initiative. orinocotribune.com On May 21, Friends of Socialist China joined the Belt and Road Initiative Quarterly (BRIQ) journal, the Russian Cultural House in Ankara, the Turkish Students Union in China, and the Istanbul Kent University as a co-organizer of a conference themed on "The Challenges and Opportunities for BRI Under the Background of the Ukraine Crisis." It was a hybrid event, held both online and physically at Kent University. | Friends of Socialist China co-editors Danny Haiphong and Keith Bennett both presented papers, and those are reproduced here, slightly edited for publication, below. The other speakers were Adnan Akfirat,…

Richard Horton (2022-06-11). [Comment] Offline: Why science is not enough. thelancet.com "Listen to the science." The distinguished climate scientist, Thomas Stocker, was speaking at the Science7 Dialogue Forum in Berlin, Germany, on . The occasion was the publication of statements from the science academies of G7 nations on antiviral drugs for pandemic preparedness, decarbonisation, oceans and the cryosphere, and One Health. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022, the G7 has assumed greater political importance as a forum for influencing global affairs. The G20 has been paralysed by Russia's promise to attend its meeting in Bali, Indonesia, later this year.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-10). Land in South Africa Shall Be Shared Among Those Who Work It. libya360.wordpress.com Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research In March 2022, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres warned of a 'hurricane of hunger' due to the war in Ukraine. Forty-five developing countries, most of them on the African continent, he said, 'import at least a third of their wheat from Ukraine or Russia, with 18 of those import[ing] at least…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-10). How Pre-WW II Ukrainian Fascists Pioneered Brutal Terror Techniques; Later Improved by CIA, Now Ironically Taught to Descendants. libya360.wordpress.com Evan Reif Meet the CIA's eager students—star pupils in the art of terrorizing civilian populations: Organization of Ukrainian Nationalist (OUN) partisans recruited by the CIA to fight against the Soviets. [Source: rbth.com] "Terror will be not only a means of self-defense, but also a form of agitation, which will affect friend and foe alike, regardless…

Staff (2022-06-11). NATO furthers Georgia's military integration. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOJune 10, 2022 Georgia takes another step towards NATO interoperability On 8 June 2022, the Defence Institution Building School &#1 ; one of the flagship initiatives of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package &#1 ; achieved a major milestone, as it was certified as a NATO accredited Education and Training Facility for a period of six years, by the …

JANET (2022-06-12). AFL-CIO convention must unconditionally support Puerto Rico's unions. iacenter.org June 9, 2022 This article is by a member of the construction trades and a member of the AFL-CIO. The 2022 convention of the AFL-CIO will be held in Philadelphia June 12-15. Every four years the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations meets in a convention to talk about its achievements and what must be accomplished in the near future. You will hear many speakers from the building trades, teachers unions, service workers, etc., in consonance when it comes to who they support politically, trade deals that affect them, infrastructure projects that they think are warranted and so on. What yo…

Staff (2022-06-12). Solidarity against anti-Palestinian smear campaign targeting CUNY movement, Nerdeen Kiswani and Within Our Lifetime. samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network stands in solidarity with Palestinian activist and law graduate Nerdeen Kiswani, Within Our Lifetime, and the movement for Palestinian liberation at the City University of New York (CUNY). Kiswani was elected by her graduating class as the student commencement speaker at her law school graduation, where she delivered a powerful …

____ (2022-06-12). China sees growth in cloud infrastructure services expenditure. ecns.cn China continued to be the leading growth market for cloud infrastructure services expenditure in the first quarter of 2022, according to a report by the technology market research firm.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-12). 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…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-12). 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 (2022-06-12). Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer sports participation physicals for local high school athletes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will offer sports physicals for area students who are entering seventh to 12th grades and want to participate in school sports programs. The exams, which follow the protocol set by the Minnesota State High School League, are open to all athletes from Southeast Minnesota. Exams will be available by appointment only on July 30 from 8 to 11 a.m. CDT. Exams will be performed at Mayo…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-12). 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 (2022-06-12). Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Patients, Executive Director Highlighted in American Association for Cancer Research Cancer Disparities Progress Report. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Association for Cancer Research today released its Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022. The publication aims to raise awareness of the enormous toll that cancer exacts on racial and ethnic minorities and other diverse and medically underserved populations in the United States while highlighting areas of recent progress in reducing cancer health disparities. The report also provides specific recommendations for achieving health equity, a fundamental human right for all people regardless…

____ (2022-06-12). 15th Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition held in Fiji. ecns.cn The Fiji preliminary round of the 15th Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition for foreign secondary school students was held successfully on Friday, with the participation of 10 student players from the Suva-based Yat Sen School.

WHO Watch Team (2022-06-12). Private monopolies hinder progress on public health: intellectual property at the 75th World Health Assembly. peoplesdispatch.org Obstruction by pharmaceutical companies from the Global North and misuse of monopoly privileges continue to slow down research into new vaccines and medicines, with disastrous effects for people's health in the Global South. Discussions at the 75th World Health Assembly did little to address this…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-12). War On Public Education, Oakland OEA Teachers Speak Out On School Closures, Privatization. indybay.org Two teachers spoke out about Oakland public school closures, privatization, the Parker Elementary School occupation and the role of the OEA/CTA leadership in their struggle.

____ (2022-06-12). BRI offers massive opportunities for China-Britain cooperation, says experts. ecns.cn China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) offers massive opportunities for China-Britain cooperation in areas like business, climate change, personnel exchanges, education and tourism, experts said here during a three-day conference concluded on Friday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-12). 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,…

WSWS (2022-06-11). 2.6 million US educators and staff quit public K-12 and higher education jobs during pandemic. wsws.org As the mass shortage of teachers continues to deepen across the US, districts are scrambling for last-minute solutions which have further intensified attacks of public education.

Liberation Staff-Boston (2022-06-11). 105 educators fired in Malden, Mass. — students lead the fight back! liberationnews.org Students, teachers, parents and community members are demanding the reinstatement of 105 educators who were "pink slipped" in Malden, Massachusetts.

WSWS (2022-06-11). Significant opposition to CORE leadership emerges among Chicago teachers in latest CTU election. wsws.org Following widespread disgust at the CORE leadership's criminal collusion with Lightfoot and the Biden administration in forcing the reopening of schools for in-person learning, CORE faced its most significant leadership challenge to date from, ultimately winning the support of only 38 percent of the membership.

Editor (2022-06-11). What Does It Mean that Women Now Dominate Higher Education? scheerpost.com [ By In the last week of her life, my mother extracted a promise from me. "Make sure," she said, "that Orion goes to college." | I swore that I would, although I wasn't at all sure how I'd make it happen. Even in the year 2000, average tuitions were

Editor2 (2022-06-11). Labor Activists Launch New Organization to Challenge AFL-CIO Foreign Policy. orinocotribune.com By Kim Scipes &#1 ; Jun 3, 2022 | Labor activists from across the country, members of a number of unions, publicly announced the creation of LEPAIO, the Labor Education Project on the AFL-CIO International Operations, over the weekend of April 8-9. They held a press conference outside AFL-CIO headquarters on 16th Street in Washington, D.C., on April 8th, and followed with a four-hour educational conference at the University of the District of Columbia the following day. | This is the first project to focus on AFL-CIO operations around the globe since efforts to pass the "Build Unity and Trust Among Workers World-…

Staff (2022-06-11). Gabriel Boric Lashes Out at Cuba and Venezuela at Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com The President of Chile, Gabriel Boric, criticized the governments of the Republic of Cuba and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela during his participation in the 9th Summit of the Americas, held during 6-10 June in Los Angeles, California. | Boric thus distanced himself further from his supposed leftist position with which he identified himself during his electoral campaign and his reputation as a student and youth leader on which most of his political career is based. | The television network Univisión released an interview with Boric, in which he stated that when it comes to Venezuelan migration to Chile, "

Staff (2022-06-11). President Maduro Begins Iran Tour, Gives Exclusive Interview to HispanTV. orinocotribune.com The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, began a visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran this Friday, June 10, as part of his Eurasian tour. During his visit, he gave an exclusive interview to the Iranian news outlet HispanTV. | "The objective of this visit is to raise relations to a higher level in all strategic areas," explained President Maduro. He stressed that the thousands of kilometers between Venezuela and Iran cannot separate the two countries united in brotherhood and conscience. | Iran and Venezuela are sister nations in struggle, he remarked. | °Qué emoción llegar a tierras hermanas! Para nosotr…

_____ (2022-06-11). The Chris Hedges Report: The Long Road Home. popularresistance.org In the conclusion of The Long Road Home, Chris Hedges looks at the numerous hurdles faced by prisoners released into society, the toll of reentry on their families, the importance of educational programs in restoring self-esteem and setting goals, and the difficult process of parole. Hedges begins by speaking with Russ Owen, who spent 32 years in prison, on the day of his release from East Jersey State Prison. Owen, who graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University and earned a doctorate in Pastoral Care in prison, began work recently as a community organizer with New Jersey Together. He says that although he…

Jane E Hirst, Nicole Votruba, Ian M Bennett, J Jaime Miranda, Pallab K Maulik (2022-06-11). [Correspondence] Opportunities for women's health in the first postnatal year. thelancet.com The Lancet Commission on depression by Helen Herrman and colleagues1 highlights the importance of life stages for depression, the first of which is the perinatal period, defined as pregnancy and the first 6 weeks after birth. However, the Commission's recommendations miss the crucial importance of the first postnatal year and the need for specific research and policy actions.

Jacob Nordangard (2022-06-11). World Economic Forum's "Young Global Leaders" Revealed. globalresearch.ca For several decades, this program has nurtured compliant leaders acting as WEF agents in governments around the world. The consequences are far-reaching and may turn out to be devastating for humanity.

Hui-Lee Wong, Mao Hu, Cindy Ke Zhou, Patricia C Lloyd, Kandace L Amend, Daniel C Beachler, Alex Secora, Cheryl N McMahill-Walraven, Yun Lu, Yue Wu, Rachel P Ogilvie, Christian Reich, Djeneba Audrey Djibo, Zhiruo Wan, John D Seeger, Sandia Akhtar, Yixin Jiao, Yoganand Chillarige, Rose Do, John Hornberger, Joyce Obidi, Richard Forshee, Azadeh Shoaibi, Steven A Anderson (2022-06-11). [Articles] Risk of myocarditis and pericarditis after the COVID-19 mRNA vaccination in the USA: a cohort study in claims databases. thelancet.com An increased risk of myocarditis or pericarditis was observed after COVID-19 mRNA vaccination and was highest in men aged 18—25 years after a second dose of the vaccine. However, the incidence was rare. These results do not indicate a statistically significant risk difference between mRNA-1273 and BNT162b2, but it should not be ruled out that a difference might exist. Our study results, along with the benefit—risk profile, continue to support vaccination using either of the two mRNA vaccines.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-11). She's EXPOSING the truth in China, and they're furious/ Redacted Conversation with Vanessa Beeley. marktaliano.net READ MORE: "Admission Against Interest": The West Supports Uighurs To Destabilize/Destroy China. Is China a Communist or a Capitalist Country? &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization…

Dr. Russell Blaylock (2022-06-11). The COVID Pandemic and the mRNA Vaccine: What Is the Truth? Dr. Russell L. Blaylock. globalresearch.ca The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most manipulated infectious disease events in history. Official lies in an unending stream led by government bureaucracies, medical associations, medical boards, the media, and UN agencies.

Hélio Angotti Neto (2022-06-11). [Correspondence] The hijacking of science and truth by political conflict. thelancet.com Luis L C Correia and colleagues 1 filled their Correspondence with malicious and false information. Although they claimed to have no competing interests, at least two of them were directly involved in the approval of the recommendations proposed in the Brazilian guideline for COVID-19 outpatient treatment (which would only become guidelines if approved by the Brazilian National Secretary of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Strategic Products in Healthcare). These recommendations were disapproved because of too many inconsistencies, including meta-analyses with low statistical power.

_____ (2022-06-11). In The Wake Of Uvalde, A Teacher's Plea For Police-Free Schools. popularresistance.org For educators like myself, no matter how far we teach from Uvalde, Texas, the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary, like so many before it, is still palpable in our classrooms‚Äâ—‚Äâamong students and teachers alike. | Two days after the massacre, Toni Wright, one of my students in New Haven, Conn., stood in our high school's hallway crying. "I couldn't even make it to school yesterday," they told me. "I got on the bus, I made it down the street, but I had to get off and tell my mom to come get me. I was so upset that it was physically hurting me to try to go to school."

Udani Samarasekera (2022-06-11). [Perspectives] Lola Kola: developing mHealth for mental health in west Africa. thelancet.com Lola Kola's passion is global mental health research that harnesses the potential "of psychological interventions for improving outcomes for patients when delivered by trained lay health-care workers" and "the use of technology to support the delivery of such interventions", she says. Based in Ibadan, Nigeria, Kola is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Ibadan's WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Neurosciences and Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Psychology at th…

____ (2022-06-11). China's push for education equality. ecns.cn However, this burden reduction should not come at the expense of succumbing to banal market pleasures."ÄÄ"ÄÄA reading room at a Beijing primary school in Beijing, China, July 19, 2021.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-11). Video: Reiner Fàºellmich and Lawyers: "Different Batches" and "Lethal Doses", "The Vaccines Are Designed to Kill"/ By Reiner Fuellmich and Perspektiv. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Video: Reiner Fàºellmich and Lawyers: "Different Batches" and "Lethal Doses", "The Vaccines Are Designed to Kill" &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization By Reiner Fuellmich and Perspektiv Global Research, June 11, 2022 Perspektiv 10 January 2022 ..]…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-10). Black Homeownership is At 45%: 5 Things To Know About Homeownership as a Factor in Wealth Gap. moguldom.com Black homeownership in America continues to lag behind that of other groups, thus increasing the racial wealth gap. HEre are 5 things to know about homeownership as a factor in the wealth gap. 1. Black homeownership is at 44.7 percent Recent statistics released by the National Association of Realtors show Black homeownership rates sit at …

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