(2022-09-16). China's surveyed urban unemployment rate down to 5.3 pct in August. ecns.cn China's surveyed urban unemployment rate stood at 5.3 percent in August, down from 5.4 percent in July, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Friday.
(2022-09-16). China's retail sales grow 5.4% year-on-year in August. ecns.cn China's retail sales increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in August, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.
(2022-09-16). China's property investment down in January-August period. ecns.cn China's investment in property development went down 7.4 percent year on year in the first eight months of 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.
(2022-09-16). China's home prices ease in August. ecns.cn China's home prices in 70 large and medium-sized cities eased in August, with more cities seeing a decline in home prices, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday.
(2022-09-16). WIPO index confirms nation's edge in science and technology clusters. ecns.cn For the first time, China owns 21 world-leading science and technology clusters, on a par with the United States, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization.
(2022-09-16). China's fixed-asset investment up 5.8 pct in first 8 months. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 5.8 percent year on year in the first eight months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.
(2022-09-16). China's retail sales up 5.4 pct in August. ecns.cn China's retail sales of consumer goods went up 5.4 percent year on year in August, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.
(2022-09-16). China's industrial output up 3.6 pct in first eight months. ecns.cn China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 3.6 percent year on year in the first eight months of this year, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Friday.
(2022-09-16). Seattle educators outraged after Seattle Education Association forcibly shuts down strike. wsws.org The union orchestrated a return to work without teachers being able to review the tentative contract, running roughshod over the express will of the membership.
(2022-09-15). China to have 220 national hi-tech zones by 2025. ecns.cn China has established 173 national hi-tech zones so far and will raise the number to 220 by the end of the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), according to the Ministry of Science and Technology on Wednesday.
(2022-09-15). The Yemeni Quagmire, 'Unilateral Efforts Escalate Violence': An Interview With Timo Kivimà§ki. orinocotribune.com In the following interview, Timo Kivimà§ki analyses the complex, tragic Yemen War, "the worst humanitarian catastrophe in nearly a century" according to the United Nations. | The Finish researcher is an expert in international conflicts. Doctor Kivimà§ki is the Director of Research, and Professor of International Relations at the University of Bath, UK. His most recent book is titled Edu Montesanti: How ha…
(2022-09-15). Primate evolution driven by ambush hunting: study. ecns.cn A Chinese research group has put forward a new hypothesis for the evolution of today's primates — the ancestral species took on their typical look as they adopted a more carnivorous diet by ambushing prey in trees.
(2022-09-15). Biggest Lie in World History: There Never Was A Pandemic. The Data Base is Flawed. The Covid Mandates including the Vaccine are Invalid. globalresearch.ca Fake science was supportive of this devastating agenda. The lies were sustained by a massive media disinformation campaign. The historic March 11, 2020 lockdown triggered economic and social chaos Worldwide. It was an act of "economic warfare": a war against humanity.
(2022-09-15). The Failed Serotonin Theory of Depression: A Marxist Analysis. orinocotribune.com By Carlos L. Garrido Sep 9, 2022 | A recent study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry sent shockwaves across the scientific community and popular outlets as it disproved the predominant "serotonin hypothesis" of depression. In just two weeks since its publication it has been accessed by nearly half a million people and the subject of dozens of subsequent articles. The researchers analyzed a total of seventeen systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and other large studies focused on the following six tenets pertinent to the "serotonin hypothesis" of depression: | "(1) Serotonin and the serotonin metabo…
(2022-09-15). Analysis Shows 'Quiet Fleecing' Of US Workers Is The Real Problem. popularresistance.org "Quiet quitting"—an allegedly new trend characterized by workers performing only their required job duties and no more—has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks, but the defining trend of the past 40 years of U.S. economic history is "quiet fleecing," and we should be talking much more about it. | That's the argument put forth Friday by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a progressive think tank with a long track record of popularizing research on wage suppression and runaway inequality. | "Everyone's obsessed with a post-pandemic phenomenon called 'quiet quitting,'" EPI wrote in an email.
(2022-09-15). Arlington, TX students speak out for reproductive rights on campus. fightbacknews.org Arlington, TX – On September 7, the Progressive Student Union held a rally here to speak out against the reversal of Roe v. Wade, as part of a wider national day of action called by Students for a Democratic Society. | Texas is one of the few states that has nearly banned abortion outright via its "trigger law" from 2019, but there are exceptions for the mother's life being in danger. Given this reality PSU organized the rally to call upon new University of Texas at Arlington President Jennifer Evans-Cowley to protect abortion on the UTA campus. This sentiment was echoed by many students over the course of planni…
(2022-09-15). Oppose the right-wing smear campaign aimed at silencing Canadian anti-COVID activist and former teacher Ryan Imgrund! wsws.org Imgrund, who built up a large following among workers in Ontario thanks to his advocacy for COVID-19 public health measures, has been targeted by a rabid alliance of far-right anti-vaxxers, COVID deniers, and "left" proponents of identity politics.
(2022-09-15). Shenzhou-13 return capsule available for public view. ecns.cn Space enthusiasts can catch a glimpse of the Shenzhou-13 return capsule, which brought three Chinese space station taikonauts back to Earth after their six-month orbital trip, at the ongoing Beijing Science Carnival.
(2022-09-15). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Teachers continue strikes over pay and workload in Norway, Hungary, Kosovo and Latvia, as court bans nurses' strike in Finland; UK unions including RMT, CWU, Unite, RCN, PCS cancel strikes because of queen's death as attacks on living conditions continue, but further stoppages across all sectors including dockers loom; unions intervene with sellout deal including sackings to end Putco bus drivers' three-week wildcat strike in South Africa; Nigerian aviation workers including pilots and air traffic controllers ground flights to protest strike ban…
(2022-09-15). Teachers Should Carry Books, Not Guns—And Politicians Should Do Their Jobs. commondreams.org Proposals to arm American teachers to fight gunmen in schools are abhorrent and deflect from politicians' failures.
(2022-09-15). Justice for Teachers: The Strike That Started the Red Wave. commondreams.org Ten years ago, Chicago teachers modeled what a militant fight for public education looks like by walking off the job. A decade later, the legacy of social justice unionism continues to animate the U.S. labor movement.
(2022-09-14). UNGA and the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. america.cgtn.com As the United Nations hosts the 77th General Assembly, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues to pose one of the biggest challenges the organization has ever faced. Despite many member states accusing Russia of violating the UN charter, the Security Council has failed …
(2022-09-14). U.S. Launched 251 Military Interventions Since 1991, and 469 Since 1798. towardfreedom.org The U.S. military launched 469 foreign interventions since 1798, including 251 since the end of the first cold war in 1991, according to official Congressional Research Service data. Benjamin Norton reports for Multipolarista.
(2022-09-14). Homeschooled 12-Year-Old Elijah Muhammad Becomes Youngest College Student In Oklahoma. moguldom.com One Oklahoma City 12-year-old is a walking embodiment of what it means to be young, gifted and Black. Homeschooled high school senior Elijah Muhammad recently made history when he became the youngest Black college student in Oklahoma. According to the young scholar, who is now also a freshman at Oklahoma City Community College, it was …
(2022-09-14). Modern slavery: Number of enslaved increases by 10 million over five years. america.cgtn.com The number of people under modern slavery increased by 10 million people globally over the last five years, according to researchers from Geneva. Data gathered by the UN's International Organization for Migration, the International Labor Organization and the Walk Free Foundation human rights group show …