Daily Archives: June 25, 2022

2022-06-25: News Headlines

The Conversation (2022-06-25). America's religious Communities are divided over the issue of Abortion. juancole.com Interview by Kalpana Jain, The Conversation | &#1 ; Interviewed: Luis Josué Salés, Scripps College; Rachel Mikva, Chicago Theological Seminary; Samira Meht University of Colorado Boulder; Steven K. Green, Willamette University; Susan M. Shaw; Oregon State University. Since the first indications that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, following a …

John J. Mearsheimer (2022-06-25). The Causes and Consequences of the Ukraine War: A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer. juancole.com Robert Schumann Center for Advanced Studies: "Professor John J. Mearsheimer will discuss the current Russian invasion on Ukraine whilst exploring the potential causes and consequences of the crisis. In this lecture, Prof. Mearsheimer will aim to focus on both the origins of the war in Ukraine and some of its most important consequences. He will …

WSWS (2022-06-25). Australia: Striking NSW teachers and nurses must fight for unified struggle. wsws.org An organised mobilisation of the more than 400,000 public sector workers in NSW would form a powerful basis for a political fight against the bipartisan wage- and cost-cutting agenda.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Reducing dementia risks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 55 million people worldwide are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. And women are likely to be twice as affected by dementia as men. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. It's not one disease. And Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic, says…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Science Saturday: Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect gastrointestinal disorders. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data to provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria. "We identified a common set of host genes and pathways, including pathways that regulate gastrointestinal inflammation, gut barrier protection and energy metabolism that are associated with…

Richard Horton (2022-06-25). [Comment] Offline: The UK, a knave among nations. thelancet.com In 2015, the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Health published an admiring report, The UK's Contribution to Health Globally—Benefiting the Country and the World. They identified four sectors where Britain added important value. The UK had shown consistent global leadership towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Tens of thousands of health workers across Africa and Asia had received education and training through National Health Service volunteering. The UK was the only G7 nation to meet the 0 ∑7% GNI target for donor aid.

Staff (2022-06-25). Iran students shine at Asian Chess Champ. for Disabled. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 25 (MNA) — Some Iranian university students have displayed good performances at Asian Junior Online Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities.

Jessamy Bagenal, Benjamin Burlton, Florence Costalas, Bethany Gomersall, Joanna Palmer, Paula Preyzner (2022-06-25). [Comment] The 2022 Wakley Prize: compassion and connection. thelancet.com During the COVID-19 pandemic health professionals have found themselves working in a landscape that has been utterly transformed, for good and ill. There have been remarkable advances, such as accelerated research to produce effective treatments and vaccines, and increased use of digital health care. There are also ongoing challenges in many health-care settings, such as staff shortages, the pressures of long waiting lists for routine care, and an exhausted health workforce. Yet whatever the innovations and adversities, compassion and connection remain fundamental to establishing a positive, healing relationship…

Mohsen Naghavi, Christopher J L Murray, Kevin S Ikuta, Tomislav Mestrovic, Lucien Swetschinski, Benn Sartorius (2022-06-25). [Correspondence] Global burden of antimicrobial resistance: essential pieces of a global puzzle — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Esmita Charani and colleagues, Marlieke E A de Kraker and Stephan Harbarth, Timothy R Walsh and colleagues, Denis Mukwege and colleagues, and Diane Ashiru-Oredope and colleagues for their interest in our work1 and insightful comments that will improve the quality of our estimation process in the future. Estimating the global burden of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is laden with challenges, but undertaking this enormous task is crucial for steadfast decisions on resource allocation from a national, regional, and global perspective, as well as for research prioritisation and intervention evaluation.

Aarathi Prasad (2022-06-25). [Perspectives] Naomi Oreskes: understanding the denial of science. thelancet.com Social responses to anthropogenic climate change and the role of science in society are key concerns for Naomi Oreskes, Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. In her academic work and writing, Oreskes has explored how, and why, established scientific knowledge has become subject to vehement denial. In her 2010 book Merchants of Doubt, Oreskes and coauthor Erik M Conway showed that, for example, "climate change denial had nothing to do with flaws in the science, and had everything to do with market fu…

____ (2022-06-25). Chinese people are in no hurry to tie the knot. ecns.cn The average age of first marriage of Chinese people stood at 28.67 in 2020 after continuously rising since 2010, China News Service reported on Friday, citing the statistical yearbook released by the National Bureau of Statistics recently.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-25). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 update. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As immunity wanes for many vaccinated adults and omicron and its subvariants continue to circulate, it seems that just about everyone knows someone with a case of COVID-19. The steady increase in COVID-19 infections is due to changing, highly contagious variants, explains Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. Dr. Poland says it's still important to take the precaution of mask-wearing in public areas, even if you have…

Contributing Writers (2022-06-24). Business Cards of German and Canadian Government Officials Found in Abandoned Azov Battalion Headquarters in Mariupol/By Sonja van den Ende. marktaliano.net Points to wider western involvement in Ukraine war and association with Neo-Nazi Battalion By Sonja van den Ende Global Research, June 24, 2022 CovertAction Magazine 8 June 2022 To receive Global …

JANET (2022-06-24). Haiti suffers in U.S.-created turmoil. iacenter.org By G. Dunkel June 22, 2022 U.S. President Joe Biden welcomes white Ukrainian refugee child. Haitian migrants of African descent, attempting to enter at the Texas border, are hunted down by U.S. Border Patrol mounted on horses. Haiti is in a process of collapse in its ability to function as a country on a daily basis. Half of its people don't have access to clean water and have trouble finding enough food to feed themselves and their families. Social services — education, roads, public health care in this time of pandemic — and other types of social and physical infrastructure have nearly vanished. Hai…

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-24). Ukraine is a Mess: Celeb Visits, Banned Books, Ethnic Cleansing, A Broken War Effort, Sponsored by the "Free World" globalresearch.ca Ukraine is a total mess. A mess of epic proportions. | | And sponsored by the "Free World," which, in 2022, hardly resembles anything having to do with freedom or any semblance of western tradition. | Let's absorb the headlines of the past …

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-24). Uvalde school shooting prompts Congress to OK some limited gun controls. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—It took a massacre in Uvalde, Texas, to force the recalcitrant U.S. Senate to listen to U.S. parents and teachers and not the nation's gun fanatics. By a 65-33 margin, senators have approved a package of gun control moves, the first such win since 1994. All 33 "no" votes were from Republicans, and two other …

Fight Back (2022-06-24). Press conference for Andres Guardado, killed by LA Sheriff deputy. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On the two-year anniversary of the murder of Andres Guardado, June 17, UNITE HERE Local 11 and the Check the Sheriff Coalition held a press conference to call for a Los Angeles County Charter Amendment. This amendment will establish a new law with stronger civilian oversight of the LA Sheriffs. | Andres Guardado was a 19-year-old shot in the back and killed by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. The first to speak at the rally was Cristobal Guardado, father of Andres, who spoke of the gift his son gave him two years ago for Father's Day – a pair of shoes that he keeps for his memory but has n…

Walden Bello (2022-06-24). Reflections on a Path-Breaking Campaign for Democratic Socialism in the Philippines. fpif.org In the Philippines, as in the U.S., the "left" presents itself "the 'progressive' tail of the liberal elite." Our campaign made room for an actual progressive agenda.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Science Museum trustee and charity bike ride: News from the College. imperial.ac.uk Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.

WSWS (2022-06-24). Brazil's fourth COVID wave is a "time bomb," warns researcher Lucas Ferrante. wsws.org The outbreak takes place amid an abandonment of the most basic mitigation measures, stagnation in vaccinations and the spread of the most infectious and vaccine-resistant variants.

Dr. Robert Malone (2022-06-24). Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Analysis Re-do: "Serious adverse events of special interest": Dr. Malone. globalresearch.ca There has been a bit of a stir lately concerning…

Maryam Jameela (2022-06-24). Fascist Tories want to scrap the Human Rights Act. thecanary.co A new And th…

Michelle Begue (2022-06-24). Students win award in NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge. america.cgtn.com A group of Colombian students from National University of Colombia won the Safety Award in NASA's 28th annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

WSWS (2022-06-24). For a socialist movement against fascism and war! Vote IYSSE on July 12th! wsws.org On the basis of the following statement, the IYSSE are running in this year's Student Parliament elections at Humboldt University of Berlin on July 12.

Joe Glenton (2022-06-24). As Afghans dig through earthquake rubble, their wealth remains in the hands of US banks. thecanary.co Afghans in the east of the country have spent several days digging through rubble, often by hand, following an earthquake. The disaster hit both Afghanistan and Pakistan on The Taliban gove…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-24). Mobile app for fish farmers wins Imperial's top prize for women entrepreneurs. imperial.ac.uk An Imperial student startup has developed affordable and integrated technology for fish farmers to monitor and troubleshoot water quality issues.

WSWS (2022-06-24). One in five Americans previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 reports lingering symptoms of Long COVID. wsws.org The National Center for Health Statistics and the Census Bureau reported that one in five Americans previously infected with COVID affirmed on the Household Pulse Survey that they had lingering symptoms three months after their infection subsided. The implication is that there are millions of Americans suffering from Long COVID.

_____ (2022-06-23). Young Victims Of Climate Disasters Sue EU States Over Energy Treaty. popularresistance.org In the latest attempt to use the courts to address the climate crisis, five young people are suing 12 EU countries over membership in a treaty that they argue puts the needs of fossil fuel companies above climate action. | The young people brought their case before the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday, as Euractiv reported. The lawsuit targets the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), which gives energy companies the right to sue governments for compensation when their policies threaten profits. | "Governments are still putting profits of the fossil fuel industry over human rights. But climate change is escalatin…

Dean Baker (2022-06-23). A Cold War with China, Global Warming, and Why We Can't Have Nice Things. cepr.net It would be truly ironic if we were to transfer still more income upward, with increased subsidies for research and development, with the gains locked down by a small elite with their patent and copyright monopolies.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). No 'safest spot' to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission on trains. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have shown how COVID-19 can spread through train carriages, finding that there is no 'safest spot' to minimise risk of transmission.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Great Exhibition Road Festival 2022 serves up trailblazing inspiration. imperial.ac.uk Trailblazing ideas and unique experiences from science and the arts on show as Great Exhibition Road Festival transforms South Kensington.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-23). Imperial alumni win top prize at Young Inventors award. imperial.ac.uk Two former Imperial students have been honoured by the European Patent Office (EPO) for an AI-recycling technology first conceived at the College.

Contributing Writers (2022-06-23). Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID/By Kennedy Hall. marktaliano.net An eight-piece set includes a 20 euro silver coin depicting a young person getting jabbed with a needle. Original Link Here: Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization By Kennedy H..]…

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