Daily Archives: January 18, 2023

2023-01-18: News Headlines

infobrics (2023-01-19). Potential Sites for Russian—Chinese Moonbase Near Lunar South Pole Revealed. infobrics.org Two craters near the lunar south pole – Amundsen and Malapert – are thought to harbour water ice for study and use as a resource, researchers reported…

americanthinker (2023-01-18). In Afghanistan, the ladies go online. americanthinker.com Under the Taliban's nose, online education is booming for Afghan women and girls.

Editor (2023-01-18). The NDP and the Right to Strike. mronline.org Ontario Premier Doug Ford recently found himself in hot water for removing the right to strike from educational workers, imposing terms and conditions of employment on them, and using the Notwithstanding Clause to bar them from asserting their constitutional rights.

Wolfgang Herzberg, Tomasz Konicz (2023-01-18). Negotiated Solution – No Alternative! indybay.org NATO intervention seems unlikely so far, after U.S. President Biden ruled out direct military intervention even in the run-up to the war…Nevertheless, a further escalation of the war cannot be ruled out. At present, the powerless left has only the option of fighting for peace and of educational work: of emphasizing the survival necessity of a post-capitalist system transformation… (TKonicz)…

WSWS (2023-01-18). US Department of Education publishes plan to revise income-based student loan payments. wsws.org The proposed plan would reduce monthly payments from 10 percent of discretionary income to 5 percent for undergraduate loans and ease the impact of interest accrual on debt payments. It would not forgive student debt for years, if ever.

ecns.cn (2023-01-18). Neanderthal boy's skull reconstructed. ecns.cn Archeologists from Jilin University recently published their research about the reconstructed skull of a Neanderthal boy using digital 3D portrait reconstruction technology in cooperation with Moscow State University in Russia.

Global Research News (2023-01-18). Selected Articles: A Third Intifada and the Last War. Palestine and the Global South. globalresearch.ca By Today, many Israelis believe what Golda Meir had said, including Israel's top cabinet member Itamar Ben-Gvir, a known far-right extremist …

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-18). Imperial-CNRS-Lille project to 'fast-track' treatments for metabolic diseases. imperial.ac.uk Imperial, France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Lille are setting up a major project into metabolic diseases.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Mayo Clinic Laboratories and Helix collaborate to provide comprehensive suite of laboratory services to biopharma customers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic Laboratories, a leading reference laboratory, and Helix, the nation's leading population genomics and viral surveillance company, today announced a new strategic collaboration that will provide biopharma customers access to a comprehensive joint laboratory offering for research and development initiatives across the drug development lifecycle. The offering will include a full spectrum of testing capabilities that leverages both Helix's suite of next generation sequencing capabilities and Mayo Clinic Laboratories' portfolio of more than 3,800…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Celebrating international relationships, past, present and future. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It was 100 years ago that Dr. Charles Mayo visited France and met with famed physicist Marie Curie, the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize. That meeting helped to set the stage for her research collaboration with Mayo and the relationship between Mayo and France that continues today. Celebrating those past, present and future relationships was the reason for a news conference held at Mayo Clinic on Friday, Jan. 6. Ambassador of France to…

ecns.cn (2023-01-18). (W.E. Talk) Will China still be the 'world factory' and 'world market' in the future?>. ecns.cn Will China still be the world factory and the world market in the future? How will elements including the global pandemic, geopolitical competition, and the ongoing China-U.S. trade war influence how companies in both countries perceive and plan the markets in China and the U.S.? In the latest W.E. Talk, Eric Zheng, president of the American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai and Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and the chief researcher of the Hurun Report were invited to share their opinions.

americanthinker (2023-01-18). YouTube bans real science. americanthinker.com YouTube staffers confused by statistics…

ecns.cn (2023-01-18). Europe's China-related travel measures should be non-discriminatory: spokesperson. ecns.cn European countries' precautionary travel measures against China should be rooted in science, proportionate and non-discriminatory, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-01-18). Science Saturday: MayoComplete next-generation sequencing — Transforming comprehensive cancer care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For patients facing a cancer journey, navigating diagnosis and treatment can be extremely daunting. Fear of the unknown is compounded by a confusing ocean of emerging information on discoveries and technological advancements. While each wave of progress brings about new types of treatment, including targeted and immune therapies linked to improved outcomes, the cancer's nuances must be understood for these pioneering treatments to work. Laboratory testing offers crucial information to help patients traverse the shifting…

manager (2023-01-18). Preview of Union Membership in 2022. cepr.net The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will release its annual report on the prior year's union membership and coverage on January 19, 2023. Based on CEPR's initial tabulations using public use microdata files from the Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group (CPS ORG) for 2022, the actual number of union members is expected to increase …

WSWS (2023-01-18). "I want them to keep on fighting!": University of Illinois faculty begin strike with widespread student support. wsws.org The walkout by hundreds of UIC faculty is part of a growing movement of the working class internationally against an escalating cost-of-living crisis and massive social inequality.

WSWS (2023-01-18). Police attack protest by Sri Lankan students against state repression. wsws.org In the struggle to defend their democratic and social rights, students need to turn towards the working class, the only social force that can lead that political struggle.

WSWS (2023-01-18). "I want them to keep on fighting!": University of Illinois Chicago faculty begin strike with widespread student support. wsws.org The walkout by hundreds of UIC faculty is part of a growing movement of the working class internationally against an escalating cost-of-living crisis and massive social inequality.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-01-17). Imperial wins Financial Times teaching award for sustainability programme. imperial.ac.uk The Business School's Sustainability Leadership Executive Education programme has won an FT Responsible Business Education award for teaching cases.

Matt Belen (2023-01-17). Antiwar marchers honor MLK, say 'NO' to NATO proxy war in Ukraine. liberationnews.org Honoring King means we must build a true anti-war movement for peace and justice. This must include using society's vast resources to fund healthcare, housing, education, and saving the environment—not the U.S. war machine.

WSWS (2023-01-17). Britain's trade unions promote future Labour government as answer to Tory anti-strike laws as they head towards statute books. wsws.org The law will enforce minimum service levels in the rail, health, education and other sectors—requiring a set number of workers to work on a strike day or face being sacked.

WSWS (2023-01-17). National Education Union members vote for strike action in England and Wales. wsws.org The vote expresses a determination to by educators to overturn the decades-long suppression of wages and decimation of the education sector.

_____ (2023-01-17). Davos Elites Can't Solve The Problems They Create. popularresistance.org At the start of each year, the World Economic Forum—organiser of the annual Davos conference currently underway in Switzerland—releases its list of the 'global risks' expected to dominate over the following twelve months. This year, researchers at the WEF decided that these risks are so great, and so interwoven, that we are now entering an era of 'polycrisis'. | The clearest risk in the immediate term is a global recession. The UK, most of Europe and the US are pretty much guaranteed to go into recession in 2023. The downturn will be worse in Europe due to the ongoing energy crisis and the war in Ukra…

_____ (2023-01-17). Martin Luther King Day Special Encore Program: Restructuring The Edifice That Produces Poverty. popularresistance.org In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Clearing the FOG brought back an interview from ten years ago with Cheri Honkala of the Poor People's Economic and Human Rights Campaign and Robert Pollin of the Political Economy Research Institute. The program is centered on Dr. King's speech before the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in August 1967, "Where Do We Go From Here?" The guests, along with co-host Kevin Zeese discuss the current economic challenges and efforts to bring transformation at the local and national levels. That conversation is relevant today as we continue to face multiple c…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-17). Republicans Deepen Investigation Into Democratic Money Laundering With Ukraine. southfront.org Click to see full-size imag | Senator Vance gives Democrats until Feb. 7 to explain tax fraud and foreign-lobbying violations. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | The Republicans plan to investigate where the money that Washington allocates to Kiev really goes. The conservative political party suspects that the Biden administration and Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky are involved in money laundering and the sale of NATO weapons on the darknet, using the Russian sp…

Caitlin Johnstone (2023-01-17). Top 20 Most Cringeworthy Zelensky PR Moments. globalresearch.ca

Caoimhghin àì Croidheáin (2023-01-17). The Banshees of Inisherin (2022): A Parable of Irrationalism. globalresearch.ca

Claire Robinson (2023-01-17). Majority of Members of UK's New GMO Regulatory Committee Have Conflicts of Interest. globalresearch.ca

Dan Fournier (2023-01-17). Ten Inconvenient Truths About Ukraine Largely Ignored by the Media. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2023-01-17). Iraqi Prime Minister Supports Open-Ended US Troop Presence. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-01-17). Nuclear Submarine Doubts: US Lawmakers and AUKUS. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Gary Null (2023-01-17). Critical Woke Theory for Dummies. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-01-17). Every Facet of Government Is in the Censorship Business. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-01-17). Adolescent Palpitations and Syncope after COVID-19 Vaccination. globalresearch.ca

DW (2023-01-17). US Trains Ukrainian Forces in Germany. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). Giant pandas play in snow. ecns.cn Giant pandas play in the snow-covered enclosure at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 17, 2023.

Emanuel Pastreich (2023-01-17). Video: The Key to Ending COVID-19 Is Buried in the WTC Wreckage. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2023-01-17). Bomb Cyclones and Atmospheric Rivers: Is Someone Messing with the Weather? globalresearch.ca

Free West Media (2023-01-17). Hungary Votes: 97 Percent Reject Sanctions Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2023-01-17). Selected Articles: "Orders to Kill" Dr. Martin Luther King: The Government that Honors MLK with a National Holiday Killed Him. globalresearch.ca By Very few Americans are aware of the truth behind the assassination of…

John Kirby (2023-01-17). Martin Luther King, Yesterday and Today. globalresearch.ca

KanekoaTheGreat (2023-01-17). Pfizer Has a Long History of Fraud, Corruption and Using Children as Human Guinea Pigs. globalresearch.ca

Kurt Nimmo (2023-01-17). Polish PM Decries WWIII, Says More Arms to Ukraine Will Prevent It. globalresearch.ca

Michael Nevradakis (2023-01-17). Prominent Cardiologist 'Truthbombs' Live BBC Broadcast, Calls for Suspension of mRNA Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

oliviaalperstein (2023-01-17). New Institute for Policy Studies Report Exposes Stark Choice in New Mexico between Just Transition and False Solutions. ips-dc.org The report features insights from New Mexican researchers and community leaders on how community-led energy solutions would benefit the state.

Pepe Escobar (2023-01-17). All Quiet (Panic) on the Western Front. The Davos Freak Show. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-01-17). Peru: Under Siege by the US, CIA and the WEF? globalresearch.ca

Prof. Claudia von Werlhof (2023-01-17). Global WAR-NING! Geoengineering Is Wrecking Our Planet and Humanity. globalresearch.ca World leaders are meeting in Glasgow at COP-26. All eyes are now on "the imminent dangers of CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions". The "climate emergency" is a timely instrument of propaganda used to distract people from questioning "the real crisis", namely the Covid-19 "plandemic".

Shenali D Waduge (2023-01-17). Sri Lanka Trapped into Debt and IMF Sponsored Poverty. globalresearch.ca

Stewart Brennan (2023-01-17). Energy Crisis — A Ticking Time Bomb. globalresearch.ca

This Week in Fascism (2023-01-17). This Week in Fascism #133: Communities Continue to Mobilize Against Anti-LGBTQ Attacks as New Fascist Formations Emerge. itsgoingdown.org Welcome fellow antifascists! Since our last column, much has happened. After Elon Musk took over Twitter and quickly moved to align with the far-Right by removing anarchist and antifascist accounts, we wanted to bring back this column and use it as a vehicle to promote antifascist theory, action, and research. Today there's much to celebrate…

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2023-01-17). A Third Intifada and the Last War. Palestine and the Global South. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-01-17). Rep. Ro Khanna on CA Flooding, Big Oil's Climate Denial, Debt Ceiling, Assange & Possible Senate Bid. democracynow.org The death toll from two weeks of flooding in California has reached at least 20. As climate scientists are predicting more extreme weather linked to climate change over the next two years, outrage is growing over how fossil fuel companies were fully aware of the link between fossil fuel emissions and global warming but spent decades obscuring the science in order to make maximum profits. We speak with Democratic California Congressmember Ro Khanna, who recently concluded a congressional investigation into the allegations and says the oil industry needs to be held accountable for the damage it has wrought. Khanna…

Climate Nexus (2023-01-17). Exxon scientists accurately predicted climate damage while company pushed misinformation. nationofchange.org "Airtight evidence that Exxon Mobil accurately predicted global warming years before, then turned around and attacked the science underlying it."

jamanetwork (2023-01-17). Psychosomatic Medicine and "The Art of Medicine" jamanetwork.com For fifty years deans of medical schools and speakers before graduating medical classes have stressed the never to be forgotten importance of practicing the art as well as the science of medicine. The art of medicine, they said frequently, was not taught in medical schools but gained only after long experience in practice. Knowledge of its application came only with intimate, personal knowledge of the patient and of his family background and situation in life. Because of the numerous advances in the science of medicine greatest interest was directed toward learning specific details. Both the teaching and learning…

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's online retail sales up 4 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's online retail sales expanded 4 percent year on year in 2022 to near 13.8 trillion yuan (about 2 trillion U.S. dollars), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). 12.06 million new jobs created in China last year, 1 million more than target. ecns.cn Last year, 12.06 million new jobs were created in urban areas in China, surpassing the target of 11 million, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's natural population growth rate drops 0.60‰ in 2022: official data. ecns.cn China's population decreased in 2022, with the natural population growth rate dropping 0.60 thousandths, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). Encouraging fertility a basic strategy to counter negative population growth: expert. ecns.cn China's population in 2022 fell by 850,000 from 2021, the National Bureau of Statistics said Tuesday, the first drop since the early 1960s.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's industrial output up 3.6 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, went up 3.6 percent year on year in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's fixed-asset investment up 5.1 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's fixed-asset investment went up 5.1 percent in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's GDP hits 121.0207 trln yuan in 2022. ecns.cn China's gross domestic product (GDP) hit 121.0207 yuan (about 17.95 trillion U.S. dollars) as it posted a 3-percent year-on-year expansion in 2022, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's GDP up 3% in 2022. ecns.cn China's GDP growth reached 3 percent year-on-year in 2022, indicating that the Chinese economy has made new headway despite multiple headwinds, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

ecns.cn (2023-01-17). China's resident nominal disposable income up 5 pct in 2022. ecns.cn China's per capita disposable income stood at 36,883 yuan (about 5,487 U.S. dollars) in 2022, up 5 percent year on year in nominal terms, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday.

Ann Brown (2023-01-17). Bethune-Cookman Football Coach Ed Reed Apologizes For Unprofessionalism, Anti-HBCU Social Media Rant. moguldom.com College football coach Ed Reed, 44, has issued an apology after criticizing Historically Black University Bethune-Cookman University in an explicit-filled social media tirade. B-CU is a private HBCU located in Daytona Beach, Florida. It has an enrollment of fewer than 4,000 students. It is one of only three private HBCUs that compete at the Division I level …

Eleanor J. Bader (2023-01-17). Students Need Emotional and Community Support, Not Cops in Schools. truthout.org After footage of George Floyd's May 2020 death at the hands of Minneapolis police went viral, people throughout the U.S. began to think about alternative ways to promote community safety. Public schools that employ sworn law enforcement personnel, commonly called school resource officers (SROs), came in for particular scrutiny — and for good reason. Now, however… |

WSWS (2023-01-17). Hundreds protest against Sri Lankan president's visit to Jaffna. wsws.org About 400 university students and Tamil families of the "disappeared" defied police and other state forces to protest Wickremesinghe's visit to Jaffna last Sunday.

americanthinker (2023-01-17). Women Expect: To Have Gas Stoves. americanthinker.com It's our job, each of us racist-sexist-homophobes, to teach our beloved women these practical facts of life.

Lautaro Rivara (2023-01-17). A Real Coup and a Caricature of a Coup: Interview with Héctor Béjar. orinocotribune.com With more than 60 years of experience in Peruvian politics, Héctor Béjar breaks down, in this exclusive interview, the context and reasons for the coup, and presents a portrait of a country nestled between reality and fiction. | The slow stride of the president on horseback | The rearing horse that "the teacher," Pedro Castillo, rode in Tacabamba, when he was a candidate for the presidency, ended up not being a metaphor for speed or bravery. With a slow step and a confused pace, his government decided, from the outset, to pursue the strategy of retreat. One step back and another again. Moderating to contain, offe…

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