(2023-05-15). Florida Teacher Under Investigation for Showing Disney Movie With Gay Character. truthout.org An elementary school teacher in Florida is under investigation by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) for showing a Disney movie featuring a gay character, an action that a right-wing member of the school board claims is in violation of the state's "Don't Say Gay" law. Jenna Barbee, a fifth-grade teacher in the Hernando County School District, showed her students the film "Strange World" as… |
(2023-05-15). US Proxies Win Thai 2023 General Elections — Thai-Chinese Relations at Risk, Instability Looms… thealtworld.com US Proxies Win Thai 2023 General Elections | — Thai-Chinese Relations at Risk, Instability Looms… | — US interference in Thailand's media & information space, education system, and political system has reached critical mass, allowing US-sponsored opposition parties to sweep elections; | — so-called "pro-democracy" parties are led by corrupt billionaires including a convicted criminal and fugitive behind the worst human rights abuses in Thailand's history; | — the US-backed opposition is openly anti-China, has called for canceling arms deals, infrastructure projects (including the high-speed…
(2023-05-15). Rutgers Strike Wins Big But More Is Needed To Change Higher Education. popularresistance.org After a five-day strike in April, members of the Rutgers faculty, graduate student, librarian, and clinician unions voted 93 percent to accept a new contract which included dramatic gains. | The strike was the first in Rutgers' 253-year history, and remarkable in that all instructional workers walked out, including full-time faculty, grad workers, and adjuncts. Rutgers is the oldest large public university in New Jersey with 67,000 students. | The agreement includes big salary gains: 30 percent for the lowest-paid adjuncts in the first year, and 43 percent across the life of the contract, plus 33 percent raises f…
(2023-05-16). Soybean research project from Hong Kong launched to Tiangong space station. ecns.cn The specimens of rhizobia (soybean nitrogen fixing bacteria) were sent into space by the Tianzhou-6 cargo spacecraft that was launched on May 10, 2023.
(2023-05-16). Selected Articles: This War Is the Big One: "The Objective Is to Destroy Russia and the Russian Empire" globalresearch.ca By Every uncompromised world politician and citizen of the world, who against great odds, have kept themselves informed …
(2023-05-16). People with severe obesity and a genetic pathway variant have increased risk of hypertension, Mayo Clinic research finds. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Obesity and its associated cardiometabolic issues are a major health concern in the U.S. and internationally. According to a study published in 2017, 12% of the world's adult population was affected by obesity in 2016, double the percentage from 30 years earlier. With obesity comes an increasing risk of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, congestive heart failure and myocardial infarction. Fortunately, obesity is a multifactorial disease that results from an energy balance dysregulation…
(2023-05-16). Mayo Clinic research on remote hospital care for a rural or urban home setting. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chad Semling, who is 47 years old, spent 113 days in the hospital for recovery and rehabilitation before being admitted to Advanced Care at Home, a Mayo Clinic program that uses telehealth to provide health care remotely for patients who live in rural and urban areas. Semling, a Mayo Clinic patient in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, suffered multiple compression fractures within his back, a collapsed lung, fractured ribs and severe lung blockage, all due to COVID-19….
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(2023-05-15). Selected Articles: Celebrating Mother's Day 2023 for Peace. globalresearch.ca By Mother's Day in America was officially established in 1914 (May 9) as an a…
(2023-05-15). US Gov's Toxic Legacy, The War On AÃ∂mÃ∂eÃ∂rÃ∂iÃ∂cÃ∂aÃ∂ Domestic Terrorism, E-Verify & The Partisan Trap. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/13/23). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth
(2023-05-15). Biden Family 'Got $1 Million From Romania' While Joe Vowed to Clean Up Corruption: GOP 'Influence-peddling' Probe Into $10M in Foreign Cash Reveals Hunter Set Up 15 Companies After His Dad Became VP and Lay Out How Money Came from China. globalresearch.ca
(2023-05-15). Three Face Felonies For Allegedly Flyering Near Home Of Georgia Trooper. popularresistance.org Bartow County, Georgia — More than 3 Ω months after Georgia State Patrol agents killed forest defender Manuel 'Tortuguita' Esteban Paez Terán during a raid on the Weelaunee Forest, officials still refuse to name the officers responsible for their death or take any steps toward bringing them to justice. | After months of waiting, it appears that activists and community members have begun stepping up to provide transparency themselves. | In late April, researchers with the Atlanta Community Press Collective released the names of six Georgia State Patrol SWAT agents believed to be involved in Tortuguita'
(2023-05-15). Florida's Latest Anti-LGBTQ Law Legalizes Medical Discrimination. truthout.org Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill into law on Thursday that LGBTQ advocates have warned will allow health care providers to deny critical medical care to LGBTQ people. The law — coined the "Let Them Die Act" by opponents — allows health care providers and payers in the state to deny service on the basis of "a conscience-based objection," including ethical, moral or religious beliefs. |
(2023-05-15). Cuba will keep tendency to control Covid-19 cases. plenglish.com Havana, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Havana, Raul Guinovart, assured that Cuba will keep the tendency to control Covid-19 cases.
(2023-05-15). Chris Hedges: Harriet Tubman And The Battle For America's Symbols. popularresistance.org The debate over America's symbols and monuments has sharpened with the growing mass movement for racial justice in the past decade. The lionization of slave-owners and genocidaires has been pointed out by many as in contradiction to the ideals of democracy and racial justice so often touted as national core values. In the midst of this debate, the decision by the US Treasury to place Harriet Tubman alongside Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill starting in 2030 has incited controversy. Howard University professor of political science Clarence Lusane joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the Harriet Tubman dollar bil…
(2023-05-15). Beijing to build global platform for science and technology. ecns.cn The 2023 Zhongguancun Forum is scheduled to be held in Beijing from May 25 to 30, and State leaders, foreign dignitaries, heads of international science and technology organizations, diplomatic envoys and business representatives will be invited to the opening ceremony.
(2023-05-15). Public Science Day thrills enthusiasts. ecns.cn Visitors are drawn by scientific experiments on display at the 19th Public Science Day event in Beijing on Saturday.For example, in 2018 the institute painted its manholes with physics equations and cartoons to celebrate its 90th anniversary, and went viral on Chinese social media.
(2023-05-16). Deflation not present in China's economy. ecns.cn On a monthly basis, the prices were down slightly by 0.1 percent, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics released on Tuesday.The market demand has a limited leverage on driving up prices in short term, said NBS spokesperson Fu Linghui.
(2023-05-15). Urban workers saw salaries rise in 2022. ecns.cn The employed in urban areas saw their annual salaries increase in 2022, and those in positions requiring higher technical skills and knowledge earned the top salaries, according to the latest figures from the National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday.
(2023-05-16). Controversial NoHo Neighborhood Rep Named In Racketeering Scheme at Los Angeles College. indybay.org The bombshell revelations about the Valley Academic and Cultural Center construction being used a scheme to defraud Pinner Construction in turn surfaced revelations about the Media Arts Department that the VACC is supposed to house. 'Dozen LAVC Cinema Student Narratives challenges Erika Endrijonas's LACCD Success Story' pulled focus on what was really happening at Los Angeles Valley College. Now focus turns to the role played by community members in the racketeering scheme.
(2023-05-16). Everything we know about the Van Nuys/North Hollywood Los Angeles Valley College scandal. indybay.org Alot has been published in the past two weeks about low-income students being defrauded at Los Angeles Community College District campus L.A. Valley College in Van Nuys/North Hollywood. More is expected to be published. Here is what we know so far.
(2023-05-16). Chris Hedges: Sammy Goes To School. popularresistance.org Newark, NJ – We know the story. The absent father who leaves when his son is five-years-old and moves back to Puerto Rico. The single mother, rarely at home because she works long hours to keep her three children fed and pay the rent. The poverty. The crime. The instability. Later, the stepfather who drinks, uses drugs and beats his stepchildren. The child acting up. Dropping out of school. Joining a gang. The robberies. The one that went wrong and left a man dead. Prison. | The students I teach in prison have variations of the same story. They are funneled into the maw of the prison-industrial-complex, the large…
(2023-05-16). 16-year-old Chinese girl reaches summit of Mt. Qomolangma. ecns.cn 16-year-old Chinese high-school student Xu Zhuoyuan from Changsha, capital of Hunan Province, successfully climbed to the summit of Mt. Qomolangma on Monday, setting a record of the youngest female athlete in China to reach the top of the world from the south slope.
(2023-05-16). Xi replies to letter from Central Asian students at China University of Petroleum. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping recently replied to a letter from Central Asian students at China University of Petroleum, encouraging them to make greater contributions to the promotion of ties between China and Central Asian countries.
(2023-05-16). Daily life of students in Tibet boarding school. ecns.cn Students from a high school in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, welcomed sports day. A student invited his mother to come and watch together.
(2023-05-16). SDS Denver wins a major victory in the fight for police demilitarization. fightbacknews.org Denver, CO – After a nearly two year campaign, the Denver chapter of Students for a Democratic Society won a significant milestone in their campaign to demilitarize the campus police. After four months of work plagued with delays and obfuscation by campus administrators, SDS fought to successfully get a resolution passed that takes the power from the Auraria Campus Police from being able to obtain military weapons from the 1033 program – a federal program designed to transfer surplus military equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense to local law enforcement. | The resolution states that the Auraria Campus P…
(2023-05-15). Divest, decarbonize and disassociate — inside the bold new push to get fossil fuels off campus. nationofchange.org As pandemic restrictions fade, students are finding innovative ways to end higher ed's many ties to the fossil fuel industry.
(2023-05-15). Nicaragua: What we learned about agroecology. mronline.org "Why did we choose to study in Nicaragua? Hunger, poverty, and illiteracy are major issues plaguing much of the world, and climate change is one of the greatest threats to humans on the planet. Nicaragua is setting an example for sustainable development that addresses all these issues."
(2023-05-15). Volunteer juggles job with humanitarian activities. ecns.cn Yu Haixin (center) is photographed with students at a summer camp she helped organize in Zundao township after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province.For example, she participated in rescue operations after the magnitude 6.5 earthquake in Ludian, Yunnan province, in 2014, and worked on the front lines after devastating floods hit Hebei province in 2016 and Henan province in 2021.
(2023-05-15). Frugal college students embrace 'military-style' travel. ecns.cn "Military-style" travel has become the latest fashion among Chinese college students, who spend as little much money as possible to travel to as many places as they can during the weekend, rarely taking a break or even sleeping.
(2023-05-16). Striking Writers Guild Member Boots Riley Shout Out To Striking OEA Teachers. indybay.org Oakland film maker and musician Boots Riley gave a shout out to striking OEA teachers supporting their struggle.
(2023-05-16). New Zealand teachers reject union-backed sellout. wsws.org The determined stand taken by tens of thousands of primary school teachers must be the starting point for a rebellion against the pro-capitalist trade unions and a fight against austerity.
(2023-05-15). In the dead of night, teachers union shuts down 9-day strike in Oakland, California. wsws.org The union announced a tentative agreement with Oakland Unified School District at 3: 00 in the morning, unilaterally ending the strike. The tentative agreement gives workers essentially nothing above the district's original proposal and paves the way for massive budget cuts.
(2023-05-15). OEA Claremont Middle School Strike Picket to Stop Building Trades Workers from Crossing Lines. indybay.org Dozens of OEA striking teachers and community supporters picketed to shut down a construction project at the Claremont Middle School. Most unions walked but the UBC Carpenters worked behind the picket lines…