Daily Archives: August 17, 2022

2022-08-17: News Headlines

Steve Brown (2022-08-17). Giant Satirical Billboards—Mounted on Trucks Driven All Over the Nation's Capital—Are Publicly Shaming Democratic Party Leaders for Their Illegal Persecution of Julian Assange. globalresearch.ca

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2022-08-17). CovertAction Bulletin: Everything you need to know about the Espionage Act & Trump — with John Kiriakou. covertactionmagazine.com After news broke of the investigation into Trump under the Espionage Act, we reached out to speak with Espionage Act expert, John Kiriakou to tell us what the act is about and who is really punished under it. John is a member of the Editorial Board of CovertAction Magazine and was himself charged and sent to prison under the Espionage Act for exposing the CIA's torture program. | Also, this month is Black August. Begun in the 1970s, Black August is a month to commemorate political prisoners. For prisoners, it is a month of political education. It marks the anniversary of the killing of George Jackson and his brot…

Gideon Polya (2022-08-17). Student union passes pro-Palestine motion a second time. greenleft.org.au The University of Melbourne Student Union recently passed a motion condemning Israeli apartheid and urging support for the Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the "settler colonial apartheid state". Gideon Polya reports.

Global Research News (2022-08-17). Selected Articles: The Psychological Warfare Apparatus Creates False Beliefs. globalresearch.ca By An increasingly large number of people now agree that information of all kinds in the countries of North America, Europe and their Pacific allies is deployed …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-17). The W-Curve Model: Understanding a new college student's experience. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The W-Curve Model was first proposed in 1963 to explain adjustment to culture shock. Starting college is a culture shock for many young people. It is often the first time students are away from home for an extended period. Freshman year is known for new experiences, but it also presents various challenges. Each new college student's experience is unique. Parents should be aware of the predictable adjustment pattern to help students navigate difficult times. The…

____ (2022-08-17). China to develop world's first remote sensing satellite for health research. ecns.cn The world's first remote sensing satellite designed for health research has been approved for development, and it is expected to be delivered in August 2023 and launched before October in China.

____ (2022-08-17). Majority of Hong Kong residents in Greater Bay Area satisfied with living conditions: survey. ecns.cn More than half of Hong Kong residents living in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area are satisfied with their living conditions, according to research conducted by Our Hong Kong Foundation (OHKF) on talent flow in the area over the past years.

Triplejustice (2022-08-17). Teach-in People's Assembly (focus climate crisis). indybay.org Are you concerned about the future of the planet and all life on it? are you concerned about the IRA? you are invited to a free Teach-in on People's Assembly Saturday September 10th, from 1 to 3pm PST on zoom. Local Celebrities, Alycee Lane, & Jeremy Lent (authors) will be presenting as well as Yusra Bitar & Derek Seidman of littlesis. This Teach-in is free and open to the public…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-17). Mayo Clinic announces a strategic collaboration for a new era of biomanufacturing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic today announced a strategic collaboration in biomanufacturing to deliver novel biotherapeutics for rare and complex conditions. The collaboration brings together science, engineering and manufacturing to advance Mayo Clinic's vision of bringing new cures to clinical care. The focus will be on therapies derived from human sources known as biologics — cells, blood, enzymes, tissues, genes or genetically engineered cells — for use in medicines. Therapeutics based on biologics have the…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-17). Mayo Clinic research shows bebtelovimab to be a reliable option for treating COVID-19 in era of BA.2, other subvariants. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers say the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab, already authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use on the omicron variant of COVID-19, is a reliable option to treat BA.2 and other COVID-19 subvariants. The findings of their multisite, retrospective study involving 3,607 high-risk patients appear in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. "This study gives us confidence that bebtelovimab is reliable for the treatment of high-risk patients during this omicron…

____ (2022-08-17). Fossil reveals earliest evidence of birds eating fruit and dispersing seeds. ecns.cn Research reveals that the earliest-known fruit-eater was an early bird called Jeholornis that lived 120 million years ago, and it may have helped contribute to the spread of the plants that dominate the world today.

T.J. Coles (2022-08-16). How Britain Fueled Ukraine's War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia. globalresearch.ca

Pablo Dominguez (2022-08-16). Video: Sinjajevina, A Plateau in the Mountains of Montenegro which has become a Military Base for NATO. globalresearch.ca

Farooque Chowdhury (2022-08-16). Nuclear War Will Eliminate More Than 5 Billion People — Oppose War. globalresearch.ca

Stephen Sefton (2022-08-16). The Psychological Warfare Apparatus Creates False Beliefs. globalresearch.ca

Jessica Corbett (2022-08-16). Anti-War Veterans Group Asks Biden to 'Read Our Nuclear Posture Review Before Releasing Yours'. globalresearch.ca

Matthew Ehret-Kump (2022-08-16). Russia in Africa: Connecting Continents with Soft Power. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-08-16). Zur Aktualità§t des franzà∂sischen Philosophen-Schriftstellers und Existentialisten atheistischer Prà§gung Albert Camus. globalresearch.ca

Kevin Gosztola (2022-08-16). CIA, Pompeo Sued for Allegedly Spying on US Attorneys and Journalists Who Met with Assange. globalresearch.ca

Philip Giraldi (2022-08-16). Washington's Assassination Bureau. What Exactly Did Ayman al-Zawahiri Do? globalresearch.ca

Lokesh Choudhary (2022-08-16). Semiconductor Crisis: China-Taiwan Standoff Might Increase Global Chip Shortage. globalresearch.ca

William Van Wagenen (2022-08-16). Did the Syrian Revolution Have Popular Support? globalresearch.ca

Rep. Ron Paul (2022-08-16). Supersized Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Will Shrink Liberty. globalresearch.ca

Threadsirish (2022-08-16). Have You Any Idea How Your Carbon Footprint and Your Carbon Wallet Are Really Going to Work in this Dystopian World the WEF Have Planned? globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-08-16). The Failings of Westminster: Australia's Former PM Scott Morrison's "Shadow Government" globalresearch.ca

Dr. Charles Hoffe (2022-08-16). Video: Biggest Disaster in Medical History. globalresearch.ca

Christian Beer (2022-08-16). Video: The Impact of the Corona Crisis on Businesses, Insolvency of the Manufacturing Sector. Christian Beer and Alex Turck. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2022-08-16). Video: "The Psychiatry of COVID-19". A Conversation with Dr. Emanuel Garcia. globalresearch.ca

James Patrick Jordan (2022-08-16). While Claiming to Defend Freedom Around the World, the U.S. Has Dozens of Political Prisoners—and the Majority are People of Color. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-08-16). The Absurdity of the World — and the Meaning of Life. Albert Camus. globalresearch.ca

Aaron Boxerman (2022-08-16). Losing Battle with IDF, Palestinians in Firing Zone Face Largest Expulsion Since '67. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous103 (2022-08-16). US Loses Chinese Cooperation In Countering Fentanyl. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageWashington provocations against China may have narcotic catastrophe as side effect. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | Tensions between China and the US are getting worse. Since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taipei, Beijing has imposed several sanctions on the US, being the banning on anti-drug cooperation the first of them. The impact of this sanction is extremely relevant fo…

Layne Hartsell (2022-08-16). Korea as Commons. Where is the Peninsula heading in the Political, Economic and Cultural Senses. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-16). Syria stresses enhancing scientific relations with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) — Bassam Bashir Ibrahim the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Syria has called for boosting bilateral scientific relations of his country with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Can your child hear the teacher? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Checking your child's hearing should be on your back-to-school list. Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed hearing issue can face both academic and social struggles. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/fyq4YhJ4YsE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 00) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. You know your child can see the video board, but what if he can't hear the…

Global Research News (2022-08-16). Selected Articles: Worldwide Monkeypox Health Emergency (PHEIC): For Bill Gates, It's "Moneypox": Simulation of Fictitious Monkeypox Virus Pandemic in March 2021, Goes Live in May 2022. globalresearch.ca By Selected Articles: Worldwid…

____ (2022-08-16). Tianjin Customs issues 2,239 RECP certificates of origin in first seven months. ecns.cn North China's Tianjin Customs has issued a total of 2,230 Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) certificates of origin from January to July this year. The certificates involved exports worth 905 million yuan ($1.33million), according to statistics from Tianjin Customs.

____ (2022-08-16). Central Qinghai-Tibet Plateau once a global floristic exchange hub: study. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have revealed that the central Qinghai-Tibet Plateau was a globally significant hub for floristic exchange tens of millions of years ago.

The Expose (2022-08-16). PfizerGate: Official Government Reports prove Hundreds of Thousands of People Are Dying Every Single Week Due to COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-16). Iran's IUMS to expand cooperation with Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (MNA) — The Iranian cultural attache in Iraq said the Tehran-based Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) will increase its cooperation with Iraqi scientific and medical institutions.

WSWS (2022-08-16). Students and teacher support zero-COVID advocate Dr David Berger. wsws.org The WSWS continues to receive statements in defence of Dr Berger, an Australian physician and zero-COVID advocate.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-16). Imperial addiction researchers showcase work to improve treatments & reduce harm. imperial.ac.uk Dame Professor Carol Black, who led the government's independent review on drugs, visited the Division of Psychiatry's addiction research group.

WSWS (2022-08-16). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org BC government workers began a series of limited strikes over contract issues while Argentine teachers held a two-day strike last week in defense of jailed union leader.

Global Voices (2022-08-16). Digital Authoritarianism in Turkey. juancole.com Written by Arzu Geybullayeva< | - Authoritarian regimes have long had a complicated relationship with media and communications technologies. The Unfreedom Monitor is a Global Voices Advox research initiative examining the growing phenomenon of networked or digital authoritarianism. This extract, about Turkey's control and censorship of the internet, is from the series of reports to ...

Peter Koenig (2022-08-16). Offener Brief an den Schweizer Bundesrat: Digitale Identità§t — Absolute und totale Kontrolle àºber den QR Code. globalresearch.ca

Jamanetwork (2022-08-16). Periviable Birth, Race, and Neonatal Resuscitation. jamanetwork.com This cross-sectional descriptive study uses National Center for Health Statistics natality data to assess whether the frequency of active treatment among live-born US neonates in the periviable period (22 weeks 0 days to 25 weeks 6 days' gestation) changed from 2014 to 2020 and whether active treatment differed by gestational age at birth and race and ethnicity.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-16). African seed fund for research and education launched by Imperial. imperial.ac.uk Imperial has launched a wide-ranging new seed fund for research and education projects with partners in Africa.

Jamanetwork (2022-08-16). Medical Education—Progress of Twenty-Two Years. jamanetwork.com This week, for the twenty-second consecutive year, The Journal publishes statistics regarding medical education in the United States. During these years, medical education in this country has undergone extensive improvement, and educational standards have been brought to a reasonably high plane.

Jordan Schachtel (2022-08-16). One Year Later: How the Biden Admin, Big Tech, and Pfizer Fooled Americans into Taking "FDA Approved" COVID Vaccines that Never Actually Existed. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-08-16). Mobilize the working class in defence of public education and to stop the pandemic! Build the Ontario Education Workers Rank-and-File Committee! wsws.org Our committee aims to unite all education workers on a program of political class struggle against years of funding cuts enforced by Liberal and Conservative governments alike, wage cuts, and the abandonment of any effort to stop the spread of the deadly pandemic.

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