Daily Archives: September 2, 2022

2022-09-02: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-02). National Institutes of Health renews Mayo Clinic's $48 million Clinical and Translational Science Award. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announced today that its Center for Clinical and Translational Science has successfully renewed funding for its research grant from the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences for five more years. The funding award, totaling $48.2 million, is one of Mayo's largest NIH grants, supporting research and education across the institution at that aims to accelerate innovation to improve patient care and health for all people. "We…

WSWS (2022-09-02). New Zealand universities hit by long-term assault on pay and jobs. wsws.org New Zealand's universities, like their counterparts internationally, have been hit by a wholesale assault on public education in which the Tertiary Education Union has been entirely complicit.

____ (2022-09-02). One student killed, another injured in U.S. high school stabbing. ecns.cn One student was killed and another was injured in a stabbing at a high school in Jacksonville, North Carolina, on Thursday morning.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: The 3 best ways to keep kids healthy when heading back to school. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Making sure kids are prepared to head back to school means more than just getting them the school supplies they need. Caregivers also will want to make sure their students are on track to have a healthy school year and help them avoid many viral illnesses that tend to circulate when young people gather in classrooms and day care facilities.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic's Children's…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Helping kids prepare for back-to-school success. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In some parts of U.S., school has already begun, and over the next several weeks, almost all children will be back in the classroom after the Labor Day holiday. Setting up students for success at school includes parents and caregivers helping kids develop routines and good habits for time management, nutrition and sleep. "Having routines is so important not only for our kids, but actually for our families and for us as adults, as well,"…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-02). Science Saturday: Researchers validate threshold for determining effectiveness of antidepressant treatment. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Over one-third of people diagnosed with major depressive disorder don't respond sufficiently to specific antidepressant treatments. As a result, often patients need to try different options until they find one that is effective. There are validated definitions of good treatment effects. But the definition of ineffective treatment has been less clear, says William Bobo, M.D., chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Florida. "A common assumption is that a nonresponse to antidepressants is a total lack of any…

Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO Internatio (2022-09-02). Sunday 9/11: The Other 9/11 — the AFL-CIO's support for the 1973 US coup in Chile betrayed workers. indybay.org us02web.zoom.us/j/3290219617?pwd=OTFGZUV…

____ (2022-09-02). China's R&D spending intensity builds up in 2021: statistics. ecns.cn China's research and development (R&D) spending intensity, or the expenditure on R&D as a percentage of its gross domestic product, built up to 2.44 percent in 2021, shows a yearly statistical bulletin.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: What new college students should know about bacterial meningitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As students head off to college, close quarters in new spaces could put them at risk for contagious illnesses, including bacterial meningitis. Dr. Tina Ardon, a Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, explains the common ways meningitis spreads and the best way to prevent an infection. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV7vnBzwQeY Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

WSWS (2022-09-02). US Educators Rank and File Safety Committee holds critical meeting in defense of public education and against the spread of COVID-19. wsws.org The contributions given in reports and comments from audience members make clear that no faith whatsoever can be placed in capitalist politicians or the trade union apparatus to make schools safe for teachers, parents and students.

Andrew Korybko (2022-09-01). Why Is Kiev So Scared of the IAEA Visiting the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant? globalresearch.ca

Joseph Massad (2022-09-01). Russia-Ukraine War: The Western Threat of Nuclear Annihilation. globalresearch.ca

Andrew Korybko (2022-09-01). Interpreting Putin's Condolences Over Gorbachev's Death. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-01). Berlin Senate imposes education cuts and encourages the contamination of the city schools. wsws.org In the face of growing criticism of the Senate's irresponsible policy, Education Senator Astrid-Sabine Busse (SPD) and the city's mayor Franziska Giffey (SPD) confront pupils, parents and teachers with outright hostility.

____ (2022-09-01). China's spending on R&D expected to reach new high in 2023. ecns.cn China's spending on research and development (R&D) is expected to exceed three trillion yuan (about $434.7 billion) in 2023, said an official report jointly released by the National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Science and Technologies, and Ministry of Finance on Wednesday.

Contributing Writers (2022-09-01). In the Months Prior to 9/11: US Covert Support to Al Qaeda in Macedonia, "Financing Both Sides"/ By Prof Michel Chossudovsky. marktaliano.net By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 31, 2022 Antiwar.com 3 April 2001 Original Link Here: In the Months Prior to 9/11: US Covert Support to Al Qaeda in Macedonia, "Financing Both Sides" &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization This essay was first published by antiwar.com in April 2001, barely 5 months before …

John McEvoy (2022-09-01). How Shell and BP Financed Britain's Cold War Propaganda Machine. globalresearch.ca

World Beyond War (2022-09-01). Stop the Toronto Air Show. "No New Fighter Jets" globalresearch.ca

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). 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…

TeleSUR (2022-09-01). Rising College Cost and Teacher Shortage Vexing for Americans. telesurenglish.net The cost of a college education in the United States has risen exponentially over the last few decades. Data from College Board showed the average annual cost of public universities is US$22,690 for in-state students and US$39,510 for out-of-state students. | RELATED: | That figure was only US$1,410 per year in 1971. The number for private universities is even more startling, rising from US$2,930 in 1971 to US$51,690 today. | "Whe…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-01). Qantas, Rain Man and the Virtual Airline. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-09-01). Preserve Human Dignity — Even in the Face of Terrible and Seemingly Hopeless Conditions! globalresearch.ca

Ashley Rindsberg (2022-09-01). How Dick Cheney Created Anthony Fauci. globalresearch.ca

Eric Zuesse (2022-09-01). Why Germany Needs a Revolution, and What Type. The "EurAsian Option" globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2022-09-01). Why Donald Trump Will Soon be Indicted. globalresearch.ca

The New Arab (2022-09-01). UK Doubles Money Handed to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain via Secretive 'Gulf Strategy Fund'. globalresearch.ca

Jefferson Morley (2022-09-01). What's Left in the CIA's JFK Files? globalresearch.ca

United Nations (2022-09-01). Video: Afghanistan: Extreme Poverty and Despair: Child Malnutrition, Six Million "at Risk of Famine." U.N. Security Council Meeting. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-01). The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-09-01). Why Government Health Care Kills More People Than It Helps. globalresearch.ca

Center For Biological Diversity (2022-09-01). Biden Administration Backs Offshore Fracking in California. globalresearch.ca

The Cradle (2022-09-01). Israel Bombed Aleppo and Damascus Airports in Pursuit of Iranian Plane: Report. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2022-09-01). Europe's Energy Armageddon from Berlin and Brussels, Not Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Julia Rock (2022-09-01). Why Is Biden's DOJ Still Targeting Student Debtors? levernews.com Just days after President Joe Biden announced student debt cancellation, his administration is under fire for continuing to try to deny bankruptcy protections to the most beleaguered debtors.Earlier this year, The Lever broke the news that contrary to Biden's campaign pledge, his administration officials have been

Ulrich Thielemann (2022-09-01). Only a progressive tax revolution can stop climate collapse. indybay.org There is an urgent need for a pluralistic opening of the economic sciences, so that the argumentative dispute about the ethically correct interpretation of market-competitive interaction relations and the status of market logic again becomes a normal part of economic discourse.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-09-01). Better metal oxides to boost the green credentials of many energy applications. imperial.ac.uk Researchers have solved a key hurdle in greener manufacturing, carbon capture, energy storage and gas purification — using metal oxides.

____ (2022-09-01). Detailed plans urged for safe start to new school semester nationwide. ecns.cn As schools and universities across the country prepare for the new school year, the Ministry of Education has required strict implementation of epidemic containment measures to make sure there will be no large-scale outbreak on campuses.

Global Research News (2022-09-01). Selected Articles: In the Months Prior to 9/11: US Covert Support to Al Qaeda in Macedonia, "Financing Both Sides" globalresearch.ca By While Washington supports the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, it is at the same time…

Olivia Alperstein (2022-09-01). I'm Living Proof That Biden's Student Loan Debt Relief Is Good Policy. commondreams.org I borrowed modestly, worked on campus, and still had to skip meals to make loan payments—and I was one of the lucky ones.

____ (2022-09-01). China issues guideline to further promote national defense education. ecns.cn A guideline on enhancing and improving national defense education for all people has been jointly issued by the Communist Party of China Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission.

Michael Jansen (2022-09-01). When Starvation Is the Only Means Palestinian Prisoners Can Adopt to Challenge Israel. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-31). Sri Lanka: The Struggle Continues. libya360.wordpress.com Rasika Ruwanpathirana Sri Lankan university students take part in a demonstration in Colombo on Aug. 18 Recent news of people overrunning the presidential palace in Sri Lanka, followed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fleeing the country, took Western media by storm. What is not reported is the ongoing police repression by the current president, Ranil Wickremesinghe….

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-31). Washington's "Modern Cold War" against Africa. SADC Summit Rejects Anti-Russian Bill in U.S. Congress. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-08-31). Over One Million Bolivians Mobilize To Support President Arce's Government. popularresistance.org On Thursday, August 25, under the banner of 'March in Defense of Democracy and Economic Reconstruction', over one million Bolivians mobilized in support of the government of President Luis Arce and Vice President David Choquehuanca and its socialist economic policies. | Workers from diverse sectors, peasants, students, and members of various Indigenous organizations and social movements from all nine departments of the country arrived in capital La Paz to ratify their support for the national government of the ruling Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party. | The call for the march was given by the Pact of Unity (…

Abdel Bari Atwan (2022-08-31). Abbas and Israel's 'Holocausts'. It's Germany that Owes the Palestinians an Apology, The 1974 Munich Olympics. globalresearch.ca

Mark Niu (2022-08-31). EV prices spiking as demand increases in the U.S. america.cgtn.com In the U.S., electric vehicle prices are soaring as demand for is accelerating. Research from iSeeCars found that, overall, EV prices rose in July by more than 54% from the same month a year ago, compared to just 10% for gasoline cars.

Fight Back (2022-08-31). University of Minnesota Teamsters picket, march against poverty wages. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN — More than 300 University of Minnesota (UMN) service workers represented by Teamsters Local 320, along with members AFSCME, students, faculty, and others, protested on the school's campus, August 30, to demand an end to poverty wages and abusive employment practices. | Local 320 represents 1500 workers at UMN who clean buildings, service dormitories, maintain grounds, prepare food, maintain HVAC systems, care for research animals, drive trucks, and perform other activities across the university's five campuses. Many of the workers are Black, including immigrants from Somalia, Ethiopia and…

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