2022-06-15: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-06-15). Pandemic profiteers prey on the crisis in education, while US schools are increasingly riven by class divide. wsws.org A bullseye has been placed on the American public education system. Edubusinesses have seized on the pandemic and the crisis within schools to extract record profits and deepen the drive to privatize schooling.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-15). 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…

____ (2022-06-15). China's fixed-asset investment up 6.2 pct in January-May. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 6.2 percent year on year in the first five months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-15). 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…

Labor Video Project (2022-06-15). WCCUSD Union Busting Attack On Adult School Teachers United Leadership. indybay.org The WCCUSD school district terminated the president and vice president of the Adult School Teachers United in a union busting attack. The president Ken Ryan and vice president Kristen Pursley discuss their termination, the reason behind it and the attack on adult education and ESL by not only the District by the Democrats in the legislature and governor.

____ (2022-06-15). China's surveyed urban unemployment rate down to 5.9 pct in May. ecns.cn China's surveyed urban unemployment rate stood at 5.9 percent in May, down 0.2 percentage points from April, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-15). China's industrial output picks up 0.7 pct in May. ecns.cn China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 0.7 percent year on year in May, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-15). China's property investment down 4 pct in January-May. ecns.cn China's investment in property development went down 4 percent year on year in the first five months of 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-14). Sulfate aerosols contribute to terrestrial extinction 250 mln yrs ago: study. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have found that the global diffusion and settlement of sulfate aerosols generated by large volcanic eruptions was an important factor in the terrestrial extinction in the end-Permian about 250 million years ago.

____ (2022-06-14). Former English teacher an online sales sensation. ecns.cn On Dec 28, New Oriental launched the livestream channel Dongfang Zhenxuan, or Oriental Select, on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, to sell products after it ended its tutoring business targeting primary and high school students at the end of last year.

Organize Now! (2022-06-15). "Young and Loud" Marches in Mountain View. indybay.org The newly formed group Young and Loud is a coalition of students that organize events and mobilize youth across the state of California.

____ (2022-06-15). China's retail sales down 1.5 pct in January-May. ecns.cn China's retail sales of consumer goods went down 1.5 percent year on year in the first five months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.

____ (2022-06-15). China's economy shows good recovery momentum in May: statistics bureau. ecns.cn China's economy has gradually overcome the negative impacts of the epidemic, with main indicators showing marginal improvement in May, Fu Linghui, spokesperson for the National Bureau of Statistics, said Wednesday.

Anonymous103 (2022-06-14). Import Of Russian Fossil Fuels By Countries Since Launch Of Military Operation In Ukraine &#1 ; CREA. southfront.org The Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) has published an interesting graphic showing the dynamics of imports of fossil energy resources from the Russian Federation…

Editor (2022-06-14). Captain Zelensky and the War Crimes that Never Happened. scheerpost.com By The corporate media landscape has saturated our feeds with images of NATO allies as superheroes, science fiction and fantasy protagonists, and pop culture icons. NATO's enemies are villainized as the primary antagonists of major fandoms. The indoctrinated masses therefore cannot break free from seeing the wars their country started as a game where you merely root for the right team. Distancing wars from geopolitical realities and likening them to cartoon characters an…

Dave DeCamp (2022-06-14). Iran Believes Israel Killed Two Iranian Scientists With Poison. news.antiwar.com The New York Times reported Monday that An Iranian official and people with ties to the government told the Times that Ayoub Entezari, an Iranian aeronautical engineer who worked for a military research center, and Kamran Aghamolaei, a geologist, were both poisoned separately at the end of May and died within a few days of falling ill. | Adding to the suspicion that Israel was responsible, Israeli media reported that Aghamolaei wor…

_____ (2022-06-14). Universal Health Care Could Have Saved US Lives During COVID. popularresistance.org Americans spend more on health care than people in any other nation. Yet in any given year, the piecemeal nature of the American medical insurance system causes many preventable deaths and unnecessary costs. Not surprisingly, COVID-19 only exacerbated this already dire public health issue, as evidenced by the U.S.'s elevated mortality, compared with that of other high-income countries. | A new study quantifies the severity of the impact of the pandemic on Americans who did not have access to health insurance. According to findings published on Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, from th…

Staff (2022-06-14). President Maduro Discusses Counter-Blockade Strategies with Iran's Oil Minister. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro met this Monday, June 13, with Iran's Oil Minister Javad Owji and discussed measures to face the illegal sanctions imposed against the peoples of both countries. | The meeting was reported by the Venezuelan president this Monday, in the framework of his visit to Iran, which began on Friday. Among other concerns, the two nations seek to strengthen their cooperation in the fields of science and technology, agriculture, transportation, energy, tourism, defense, and culture. | "I had a pleasant meeting with the Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji," President Maduro posted on his Twitt…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-06-14). Dr. Sandy Darity Makes It Plain With The Science: Class Doesn't Explain Black-White Wealth Gap. moguldom.com Renowned reparations scholar and Duke University professor Dr. William "Sandy" Darity used statistics to prove his point on why people shouldn't use class to explain the Black-white wealth gap. "At some point those who persist in claiming that inequality in the US is primarily a matter of class need to address the following three data …

Julia Conley (2022-06-14). 'Pure Insanity': Ohio Gov. Signs Bill to Arm Teachers After 24 Hours of Training. commondreams.org "Don't arm teachers, pay them more," said one progressive critic.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-14). Labor's 2022 election work to be driven from the bottom up. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA—Organized labor's political campaign this year will be driven from the bottom up, emphasizing issues, as state federations and central labor councils make the key political decisions and then fit candidates into the issue matrix for endorsement decisions. So says Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten, chair of the federation's committee on relations with and responsibilities …

WSWS (2022-06-14). Herd immunity in education: "I fear for children's lives and what the future legacy will be." wsws.org Daniella Modus-Cutter is a full-time carer, mother and grassroots campaigner, maintaining a list of schools in the UK reporting COVID infections. She is Clinically Extremely Vulnerable and has been shielding since the start of the pandemic.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-14). Ultrafast lasers used to probe next-generation cells. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have tracked the first fractions of a second after light strikes cells, providing insights into how they produce electricity.

Dra. Naomi Wolf (2022-06-13). Queridos amigos, Lamento anunciar un genocidio: Dra. Naomi Wolf sobre el "Informe confidencial" de Pfizer. globalizacion.ca He estado en silencio durante algunas semanas. Perdóname. | La verdad es que me he quedado casi sin palabras —o el equivalente literario de eso— porque recientemente he tenido la poco envidiable tarea de tratar de anunciar al mundo que en…

____ (2022-06-13). Peace Education: An Alternative to War Education. transcend.org War is considered essential for peace and progress. This has also been the ancient concept of attaining peace, and we know that the ancient wars were for the most parts waged to achieve peace. "Even in our modern civilization", if we may believe Mary Stuart and E.C. Oakden, "war proves the most valuable stimulus to progress."

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