Labor Video Project (2022-05-02). Shut It Down! OEA Strikes & ILWU Shuts Docks In Fight Against Privatization. indybay.org Oakland Education Association members went on strike against the closures of 11 schools in the Black and Brown community. Schools and Labor Against Privatization SLAP initiated a rally at Oscar Grant Plaza next to Oakland City Hall. Following the rally and a march Action Committee Against Privatization organized picketing of the port to protest the privatization of the port and schools.
newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-05-02). Science Saturday: Regenerating damaged vocal cords. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cells from amniotic membrane show potential of repairing vocal cord injuries that don't respond to standard care, Mayo Clinic discovered in preclinical research. The placental membrane provides a rich source of epithelial cells that could regenerate damaged tissue. Research by David Lott, M.D., a laryngeal surgeon in Arizona, found epithelial cells extracted after childbirth triggered healing in animals with vocal cord damage. Dr. Lott's paper is published in Stem Cell Research & Therapy. "We believe our study…
____ (2022-05-02). More teenagers carry handguns in U.S.: ABC News. ecns.cn An increasing number of teenagers in the United States own their handguns in recent years, ABC News said recently, citing a research report.
____ (2022-05-02). China's manufacturing PMI down in April. ecns.cn BEIJING, April 30 (Xinhua) — The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 47.4 in April, down from 49.5 in March, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Saturday.
____ (2022-05-02). China's non-manufacturing PMI down in April. ecns.cn The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector came in at 41.9 in April, down from 48.4 in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Saturday.
____ (2022-05-02). German court shuts down trial of right-wing extremist professor Jà∂rg Baberowski in exchange for payment of ‚Ç¨4,000. wsws.org Even though the payment by Baberowski amounts to an admission of guilt, the immediate consequence is a devastating political signal that declares violence against dissenting students by a right-wing extremist professor to be a trivial offence.
Leon Kunstenaar (2022-05-02). Oakland Sees Day of Action to Stop Privatization. indybay.org Oakland teachers, ILWU labor union and supporters demand stop to Howard Terminal Stadium and end to School closures…
Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-02). Teacher Day in Iran; Commemoration of Ayatollah Motahari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 02 (MNA) — Iran is celebrating Teachers' Day which marks the day in memory of Ayatollah Morteza Motahari who was assassinated on May 1, 1979.
_____ (2022-05-01). The Little-Known International Charter At The Center of Ukraine War. popularresistance.org In 1999, the United States and the 56 other participating states of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) signed a charter in Istanbul that is another intentionally ignored key to understanding the war in Ukraine. | The OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization . It claims to engage in political dialogue – that is, a forum for political dialogue on a wide range of security issues. There are 57 OSCE member states that cover three continents – North America, Europe and Asia. The policies the OSCE deliberates over include security issues such as arms control, terrorism, good…
____ (2022-05-01). Oppose the bans on Russian scientists. wsws.org "As part of the anti-Russian campaign that followed Moscow's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, Russian research institutes and Russian scientists are being ostracized from the international scientific community."
Maxximilian Seijo (2022-05-01). Place-Based Narrative Labor with Sonia Ivancic. mronline.org Money on the Left speaks with Dr. Sonia Ivancic about the importance of regionally sensitive and affirmative storytelling in provisioning processes. Assistant Professor in organizational communication at University of South Florida, Dr. Ivancic is a community-engaged researcher, whose work on "place-based narrative labor" offers essential new tools for displacing prevailing scarcity logics and rhetorics of austerity with more capacious ways of thinking, arguing, and narrating.
Russell L. Blaylock (2022-05-01). 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.
Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-01). Iran among top 5 countries in nanotechnology. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) — Iran is among the 5 eading Countries in Nanotechnology, according to the Iranian Vice Presidency for Science and Technology said in a statement on Sunday.
Labor Video Project (2022-05-01). ILWU 10 Backs OEA Strike Against Closure of Oakland Schools & Privatization of Port. indybay.org ILWU Local 10 at a press conference supported the OEA teachers strike against the closures of public schools in Oakland. They were joined by parents of students and also other unions. | SEIU 1021 leaders supported the teachers and also adamantly opposed the privatization of Howard Terminal in the Port of Oakland which they said would destroy the working port of Oakland. They were also supported by USW Local 5 president PK White from the striking Chevron Richmond refinery workers.
Berkeley Student Cooperative (2022-05-01). Friday 4/29: Save Rochdale Block Party. indybay.org 3pm @ UC Chancellors mansion, march to: | Block Party 4-8pm @ Haste St, Dana to Bowditch blocks, Berkeley…
Jack Pierce (2022-05-01). Teachers unions in Cambridge and Brookline Mass. are still fighting for fair contracts. liberationnews.org Teachers unions in both Cambridge and Brookline, Massachusetts have been working without a contract since 2021. The school boards of the two districts have refused to meet the demands of the Cambridge Educators Association and the Brookline Educators Union.