Daily Archives: August 25, 2022

2022-08-25: News Headlines

Dr. Suzanne Burdick (2022-08-25). Promising a 'Full-Throated Investigation' of Fauci, Senators Demand NIH, HHS Preserve All Related Documents, Communications. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-08-25). Headlines for August 25, 2022. democracynow.org President Biden to Cancel Up to $20,000 of Student Debt Per Borrower, Federal Judge Blocks Part of Idaho's "Trigger Ban" Criminalizing Abortion Care, Russian Missile Attack on Ukrainian Train Station Kills at Least 25 Civilians, U.N. Chief Slams "Senseless War" in Ukraine on 6-Month Anniversary of Russian Invasion, Russian Dissident Arrested After Calling Russia's War in Ukraine an "Invasion", Fighting Shatters Truce in Ethiopia's War-Torn Tigray Region, California to Phase Out Sales of Gasoline-Powered Cars by 2035, Uvalde Schools Police Chief Pete Arredondo…

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-08-25). Africa is Not For Sale: Sixteen SADC African Nations Reject "Countering Malign Russian Activities in Africa Act" (H.R. 7311). globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2022-08-25). Selected Articles: US Secretary of State Blinken Returns Empty Handed from Africa Tour. globalresearch.ca By This tour came amid an escalation of tensions between the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China in regard to their …

Staff (2022-08-25). "Freedom Dreams": How Student Debt Crushes Black Women & Why Debt Relief Would Benefit Everyone. democracynow.org "Freedom Dreams: Black Women and the Student Debt Crisis," a new short documentary from The Intercept, profiles Black women educators and activists struggling under the weight of tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands, of dollars in student loan debt. It is directed by Astra Taylor and Erick Stoll, narrated by former Ohio state Senator Nina Turner, and was supported by the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. "A system where Black women do not have to be subject to crushing debt is a system that would benefit everyone," says Shamell Bell, one of the women featured in the film.

The Global Research Team (2022-08-25). New PDF Ebook: "The Worldwide Corona Crisis, Global Coup d'Etat Against Humanity" by Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca My objective is to inform people worldwide and refute the official narrative which has been used as a justification to destabilize the economic and social fabric of entire countries, followed by the imposition of the "deadly" COVID-19 "vaccine". This crisis affects humanity in its entirety: almost 8 billion people.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-08-25). FBI Investigates Millions of Americans Without Warrants. globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-25). Science Saturday: Mayo innovation, research at forefront of World War II victory. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A photograph taken from the air of "G-Whiz," the Mayo Clinic Dauntless Dive Bomber plane used for testing the G-suit and other innovations. If you watched "Top Gun: Maverick" this summer, you saw a fictional portrayal of how fighter pilots can perform incredible aerial maneuvers at high G-forces, or the force of gravity. Here's the story about the role Mayo Clinic had in enabling pilots to reach those heights and possibly win a war. In…

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-25). Biden's Debt Cancellation Plan Is a Step Forward on the Racial Wealth Divide. inequality.org

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-25). Mayo Clinic Minute: Helping your child with back-to-school anxiety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Most kids are eager for the last day of school and the start of summer vacation. But this time of year, there are many students who might not look forward to returning to the classroom, in part because of separation anxiety. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/C_wvC0NAgy8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 07) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. By the time the first…

Eric Zuesse (2022-08-25). How US and Allied News-media Deceive the Public, to Believe What the Government Wants Them to Believe. globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2022-08-25). The Energy Crisis: A Cold Winter Ahead for Europe and Syria. globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2022-08-25). Global Economic Depression: U.K. "Sharpest Economic Contraction" Since 1709. European Economies in Straightjacket. globalresearch.ca

Center For Biological Diversity (2022-08-25). Legal Agreement Requires U.S. to Re-Examine Harms to Whales From Pacific Offshore Oil Drilling. globalresearch.ca

Richard Gale (2022-08-25). America's Recipe for Systemic Disintegration. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Moran (2022-08-25). European Central Bank (ECB) Says Cash 'Not Fit' for Digital Economy, Dismisses CBDC Privacy Concerns. globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2022-08-25). On Government Invasions of Private Property. globalresearch.ca

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2022-08-25). Woodstock '99: Feeling the Heat. globalresearch.ca

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-25). The Legacy of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex. Nehanda Abiodun Enters the Struggle. globalresearch.ca

Helen Davidson (2022-08-25). China Drought Causes Yangtze to Dry Up, Sparking Shortage of Hydropower. globalresearch.ca

Al-Jazeera (2022-08-25). Europe Facing Its Worst Drought for 500 Years: Study. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-08-25). Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Is a Drop in the Bucket. scheerpost.com A desperate statement spray-painted on a wall. [ By India Walton and Sam Rosenthal | As a presidential candidate, Joe Biden was hardly bullish on student debt cancellation. He was cajoled by progressives and his presidential primary opponents into adopting a more forceful student debt cancellation stance, one which ultimately helped win him the support of young voters. | Now, after a series of tepid moves, President Biden's grand statement in the student debt saga has arrived. To put it mildly, it's not very inspiring. Over t…

Rann Miller (2022-08-25). Opinion: Black Children Need Black Teachers Who Are Prepared To Stand In The Political Climate. moguldom.com One of the greatest decisions I ever made in life was to become an educator. Becoming that which I never had during my K-12 experiences—a Black male teacher—has provided me the greatest professional joy. It is because I have the pleasure to teach African people history in a way that is antithetical to how they …

CIIS Public Programs (2022-08-25). Friday 9/16: On the Present and Future of Integral Education at CIIS and Beyond. indybay.org California Institute of Integral Studies | 1453 Mission St. | San Francisco, CA 94103…

WSWS (2022-08-25). As teachers continue strike in Columbus, Ohio, UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman visits picket lines. wsws.org The Biden administration, concerned the walkout in Columbus could spark a wider movement of educators, has intervened with a federal mediator in an effort to crush the strike before teachers can win their demands.

Staff (2022-08-25). Cancel It All: Debt Collective's Astra Taylor on Biden Plan & Need for Full Student Debt Relief. democracynow.org In a much-anticipated move, President Biden has signed an executive order Wednesday for student debt relief that could help more than 40 million borrowers by canceling up to $20,000 of their federal loans. Many advocates for canceling student debt say Biden's plan doesn't go far enough, while Republicans decry the plan as "student debt socialism." We speak to Astra Taylor, writer, filmmaker and co-director of the Debt Collective, a union for debtors and one of the original advocates for a debt jubilee that would cancel all student debt. Despite the mixed reaction, "this is incredibly…

Listener (2022-08-25). KVHS 90.5FM Under Threat of Closure by MDUSD. indybay.org Concord's local radio station, KVHS 90.5FM (The Edge) is under treat of closure by the Mount Diablo Unified School District. This radio station is part of local history, having been established in 1964 by Clayton Valley High vice principal Bob Daugherty. A MDUSD staff report claims the station has no education value, and is too expensive to maintain. The station community, and local listeners want to keep their station – which is known as "the voice of the valley".

____ (2022-08-25). China eases visa rules for international students. ecns.cn China has eased border entry restrictions for international students and business travelers starting on Wednesday as part of broader steps to facilitate greater cross-border travel and exchanges more than two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

India Walton, Sam Rosenthal (2022-08-25). We Can Do So Much More on Student Loan Forgiveness. indybay.org Education should be free…

Speaking Up (2022-08-25). Students Affected by Abortion Restrictions Are Acting. indybay.org Peninsula Youth Activists in San Mateo on August 20…

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2022-08-25). West Should End Its Support to Kiev to Escape Devastating Consequences — Military Expert Douglas Macgregor. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-08-25). Monkeypox cases double in the week since Los Angeles schools opened. wsws.org On the first day of the school year, ,000 LAUSD students failed to attend classes. A majority of parents and students are doubtless concerned about walking onto school sites which–for all intents and purposes–have been converted into human petri dishes.

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Iran Can Supply Europe With Energy If Sanctions Are Lifted But Cannot Fully Replace Russia. southfront.org An Iranian crude oil supertanker anchored off Singapore. IMAGE: REUTERSTrade routes make Iranian energy alternative an unfeasible option. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | As Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanani Chafi said, Tehran can partially make up for the shortfall in the world energy market caused by the crisis surrounding the conflict in Ukraine. The fuel-energy crisis concerns Europe first, especially with countries that have rejected Russian oil and…

Ana Luisa Brown (2022-08-24). Ukraine Uses NATO Ammunition in Attacks on Nuclear Power Station. Dangers of Radioactive Leaks. globalresearch.ca

Free West Media (2022-08-24). European Aid to Ukraine Grinds to a Halt. globalresearch.ca

Contributing Writers (2022-08-24). Biden's shame &#1 ; The 8 minute expose of Ukraine's biggest lies/ By G.H. Eliason. marktaliano.net *Fact checkers- This video is backed up by thousands of pages of academic, political science, and historical whitepapers.It is also a lead in to a much larger work to be released later.Are there Nazis in Ukraine?Witness the undeniable development of political Nazism from 1917-2022 and its devastating impact on the Ukrainian people as well as …

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). West Should End Its Support To Kiev To Escape Devastating Consequences — Military Expert. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageProlonging the conflict in Ukraine is the worst alternative for all sides. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | Recently, some American pro-war activists wrote a letter entitled "U.S. must arm Ukraine now, before it's too late", in which they advocate an increase in aid to Kiev so that the situation of the conflict is reversed. The authors believe that the conflict is at a turning point and…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-24). Holding Defender Europe 2023 Exercises In Kosovo Aimed Against Serbia And Russia. southfront.org Members of Kosovo Security Force. IMAGE: Visar Kryeziu/Associated PressDeciding to host such provocative exercises in the heart of the Balkans only signals for Serbia recognise Kosovo's independence, and end its Russophilia. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | Next summer, Kosovo will host a massive NATO field exercise, with preparations already underway. The Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) will participate with two regiments in the exercises that are not only aimed at pressuri…

Jonathan Turley (2022-08-24). Inspector General: The U.S. Government Left More Than $7 Billion in Military Equipment to the Taliban. globalresearch.ca

Joel Warner (2022-08-24). BREAKING NEWS: Biden Cuts Student Debt. levernews.com Today, after extensive pressure, President Joe Biden

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-24). Royal Society awards Imperial physicist for his dedication to equity in science. imperial.ac.uk Dr Mark Richards is recognised in the Royal Society's annual awards for his commitment to increasing equity in physics.

WSWS (2022-08-24). UK National Health Service warns thousands will die due to unaffordable energy bills. wsws.org According to research published by the University of York last week, two thirds (65.8 percent) of all UK households will be trapped in fuel poverty by January. This equates to 18 million families, or 45 million people.

JANET (2022-08-24). Fighting fire with solidarity. iacenter.org August 22, 2022 These are especially bitter days to be living in the United States for those of us who are communists, socialists, progressives, even those remotely left of center. The killing of Roe v. Wade and the state subjection of women and anyone who can get pregnant to the role of breeding animals. The up-reared head of the rawest racists, in cop blue or proto-Nazi black shirt, gun in hand, aiming at people of color. The laws against teaching scientific and historical truths in the schools — against teaching that nature has a variety of genders, that U.S. presidents were, yes, owners of enslaved peop…

Liberation Staff (2022-08-24). How U.S. Capitalism Buries Students in Debt. liberationnews.org How did we end up in a situation where borrowers have accumulated over $1.7 trillion in debt just because they wanted to get an education?>

Dr. Anthony Fauci (2022-08-24). Fauci's Resignation 'Good News for America'. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2022-08-24). An Engineered Food and Poverty Crisis to Secure Continued U.S. Dominance. globalresearch.ca The issue is not food shortage but speculation on food commodities and the manipulation of an inherently flawed global food system that serves the interests of corporate agribusiness traders and suppliers of inputs at the expense of people's needs and genuine food security.

Liberation Staff (2022-08-24). PSL Editorial — Cancel ALL the student debt now! liberationnews.org All student loan debt should be canceled immediately. This is something that Biden has the power to do through executive order — he cannot blame obstruction by the Republicans or uncooperative Democrats like Joe Manchin.

Peter Certo (2022-08-24). In OtherWords: August 24, 2022. otherwords.org On Wednesday, President Biden took the huge step of cancelling up to $20,000 in student debt for working and middle-class borrowers. We'll have some valuable perspectives to offer on that very soon. | Canceling student debt will befit tens of millions of ordinary people, but it's an usual step for the federal government. This week in OtherWords, Rakeen Mabud takes aim at a much more common policy that has the opposite impact:

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-24). Biden Expected To Announce Student Debt Relief Of $10,000 For Borrowers With Income Less Than $125K. moguldom.com Under pressure from congressional Democrats, the Biden administration is expected to announce today the cancellation of up to $10,000 in student loan debt for borrowers who earn less than $125,000 income. Student loan payments have been on pause during the pandemic until now. President Joe Biden has been under pressure to forgive at least $ ,000 …

Brett Wilkins (2022-08-24). Progressives Say Biden Student Debt Plan 'A Good Start, But Not Enough'. commondreams.org "In the long term, we need to keep pushing for more relief and for free public college and vocational school," said Rep. Ro Khanna.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-24). 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…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-24). Podcast: New President, treating cystic fibrosis and updating medical education. imperial.ac.uk In this edition: We meet Imperial's new President and researchers transforming cystic fibrosis patients' lives and medical education.

Matt Bruenig (2022-08-24). A Note on the Wharton Student Debt Forgiveness Model. peoplespolicyproject.org Yesterday, Junlei Chen of Penn Wharton released an | The description of Chen's methodology is sparse, but she appears to be using the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) to produce this estimate. As far as I know, the SCF is the only public data source that allows one to produce an estimate like this and the SCF is mentioned in the re…

WSWS (2022-08-24). UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman: Mobilize the entire working class behind striking Columbus teachers! wsws.org This statement was issued by UAW presidential candidate Will Lehman in support of 4,000 teachers in Columbus, Ohio currently on strike.

South Front (2022-08-24). Video: Kiev's Military Operations "Switched to Terrorist Strategy" globalresearch.ca

Ella Kietlinska (2022-08-24). Active US Military Service Members: Significant Increase in Cancers, Myocarditis, and Pericarditis Resulting from Covid-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Sarah Anderson (2022-08-24). Recommended Labor Day Reading, Viewing, and Listening. inequality.org

Jon Queally (2022-08-24). Biden Student Debt Relief Plan a 'Big Deal,' Says Sanders, 'But We Have Got to Do More'. commondreams.org "At a time of massive income and wealth inequality, education, from pre-school through graduate school, must be a fundamental right for all, not a privilege for the wealthy few."

Jackson Todd (2022-08-24). Compensation rolls in for Chipotle workers following NYC Fair Workweek settlement. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—Ed Dealecio needed more hours, but his boss decided to hire more employees instead of offering Dealecio and his co-workers more shifts. Dealecio has worked for almost three years at a busy Chipotle burrito restaurant in midtown Manhattan. During the pandemic, he found himself facing more financial pressure. He's still paying off his student …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-24). Mayo Clinic Minute: Where is the kidney stone belt? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Where you live, what you eat and how much you drink may tell health care professionals more about your risk of developing kidney stones than you think. Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, describes intense weather areas, such as the South and Southwest, as the kidney stone belt. This is where research shows kidney stones are more prevalent. Dehydration in these hot climates, combined with certain diets, are increasing risks that can result…

Anonymous103 (2022-08-23). Russia Blames Ukraine For Assassination Of Russian Political Scientist's Daughter. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageMoscow has repeatedly announced that it would respond to attacks on its territory by directly targeting Kiev's decision-making centers. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Sciences at the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | On the night of August 20, Russian investigative journalist Daria Dugina was murdered in Bolshie Vyazyomy, Moscow oblast. The death occurred in a terrorist attack on her car, with a homemade bomb being detonated remotely. The as…

_____ (2022-08-23). Mexico: Former Prosecutor General Arrested For Role In Ayotzinapa Case. popularresistance.org Former prosecutor general of Mexico, Jesús Murillo Karam, was arrested on Friday, August 19, for alleged involvement in the Ayotzinapa forced disappearance case, in which 43 teaching trainee students of Guerrero state were forcibly taken and later executed during the midnight hours of September 26-27, 2014. Murillo Karam, who headed the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic during the presidency of Enrique Peña Nieto (2012-2018), was the mastermind behind the deceiving "historical truth" narrative of the case. | The news of the detention was reported by the Attorney General's Office (FGR) through an of…

Al Jazeera America (2022-08-23). CIA Admits Role in 1953 Iran Coup. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2022-08-23). Bernie Sanders Makes the Washington Post Oped Page: We Don't Need Government-Granted Patent Monopolies to Finance Drug Research. cepr.net Moving away from … government-granted patent monopolies to a system of direct public funding will be a long process. But we have to get the debate started.

_____ (2022-08-23). Graduate Students Across The US Are Organizing For Abortion Rights. popularresistance.org This week, graduate students from more than fifty colleges and universities across the United States launched the Graduate Student Action Network (GSAN), a coalition centered around fighting for abortion rights and other forms of reproductive justice. GSAN's first action is to coordinate a National Student Day of Action for abortion rights, to be held on October 6, the anniversary of the day a federal judge first blocked the draconian anti-abortion law in Texas. | The network includes graduate student unions, graduate student governments, and student advocacy organizations like Socialists of Caltech and CUNY For…

_____ (2022-08-23). How To Make More Teachers. popularresistance.org We need more teachers. | Good teachers. Well-trained and seasoned teachers. Teachers who are in it for the long haul. | Many of the articles floating around about the teacher shortage focus on data—What percentage of teachers really quit, when the data is impenetrably murky at best? And how does that compare with other professions? | In other words, how bad is it? Really? | These articles often miss the truth: Some districts will get through the teacher shortage OK. And most districts will suffer on a sliding scale of disruption and frustration, from calling on teachers to give up their prep time to putting…

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