Daily Archives: May 10, 2023

2023-05-10: News Headlines

Isaac Nellist (2023-05-10). Labor's budget does nothing for young people. greenleft.org.au Labor's budget is a huge disappointment for many, but especially young people struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, surging rents and expensive education. | Despite

Friedrich Engels (2023-05-10). "Karl Marx:" A biography by Engels. mronline.org Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818 in Trier, where he received a classical education. He studied jurisprudence at Bonn and later in Berlin, where, however, his preoccupation with philosophy soon turned him away from law.

Judy Greenspan (2023-05-10). Oakland teachers launch Unfair Labor Practices strike. workers.org Frustrated by the Oakland Unified School District's refusal to bargain a new contract, more than 3,000 teachers and other educators, all members of the Oakland Education Association, went on strike on May 4. OEA teachers and supporters kick off a march on the second day of the strike. (Credit: Craig . . . |

Brittani Banks (2023-05-10). Why There Is a Growing Student Absentee Rate—and How Community Schools Can Fix It. independentmediainstitute.org School absentee rates that increased dramatically during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic have not declined. In fact, they're getting worse, according to a September 2022 research analysis posted on the blog site of Attendance Works, a national nonprofit that advocates for reducing "chronic absenteeism" in schools. Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing at least …

Peter Koenig (2023-05-10). Limits to Growth, Climate Change, Digitization of Everything and Worldwide Censorship — All Leading to WEF and the Behemoth Cult Commanding It. globalresearch.ca

Shane Quinn (2023-05-10). 83 Years Ago: Fall of France, the Wehrmacht's Advance Through the Ardennes Forest. globalresearch.ca

Al Mayadeen (2023-05-10). Sanctions Drive Chinese Firms to Build A.I. Technologies which do not rely on "Cutting Edge U.S. Semiconductors" globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2023-05-10). Palestine Is Boiling and Will Not Cool Down. globalresearch.ca

Victor Gilinsky (2023-05-10). The US Silence on Israeli Nuclear Weapons and the Right-wing Israeli Government. globalresearch.ca

Mac Slavo (2023-05-10). WHO Plans to Launch Global Digital Health Certificate. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-05-10). High School Students Who Died Suddenly or Unexpectedly After Taking COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines. Foreign Deaths in 2021. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-05-10). A Certain Form of Thieving: The US Banksters Strike Again. globalresearch.ca

Toby Young (2023-05-10). Carmageddon: The Electric Car Fiasco. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-05-10). It Appears that the US Government Is Totally Corrupt. globalresearch.ca

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-05-10). Syria's Return to Arab League Is a Big Deal. globalresearch.ca

Middle East Eye (2023-05-10). Images of Massive US Embassy Compound in Lebanon Elicit Jeers and Questions. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2023-05-10). The Corona War. They're Coming After Our Thoughts. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2023-05-10). Pfizer Vaccine "Harms to Women and Babies": UK Media Regulator Ofcom Goes After Noami Wolf and Mark Steyn, for Telling the Truth. globalresearch.ca

Toby Young (2023-05-10). Carmageddon: The Electric Car Fiasco. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2023-05-10). It Appears that the US Government Is Totally Corrupt. globalresearch.ca

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2023-05-10). Syria's Return to Arab League Is a Big Deal. globalresearch.ca

Middle East Eye (2023-05-10). Images of Massive US Embassy Compound in Lebanon Elicit Jeers and Questions. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2023-05-10). The Corona War. They're Coming After Our Thoughts. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Naomi Wolf (2023-05-10). Pfizer Vaccine "Harms to Women and Babies": UK Media Regulator Ofcom Goes After Noami Wolf and Mark Steyn, for Telling the Truth. globalresearch.ca

Ben Norton (2023-05-10). US Corporations Cash In on Ukraine's Oil and Gas. globalresearch.ca

Colin Todhunter (2023-05-10). Sowing Seeds of Plunder: A Lose-Lose Situation in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2023-05-10). Yoon's Diplomacy with Kishida and Biden: One Step to Korean War 2.0 and Two Steps to Hot Sino-American War? globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2023-05-10). Selected Articles: The Difference Between Secrets and Lies. Can the White House Even Understand the Difference? globalresearch.ca By Recent developments in Washington relating to Ukraine and the Middle East remind me that there is a big difference …

Canadians for Justice, Peace in the Middle East (2023-05-10). Canada Must Condemn Israel's Assassination of Palestinians and Their Families in Gaza. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-05-10). Ukraine War: Biden Displays Frighteningly Poor Leadership. Lies and More Lies. globalresearch.ca

Ted Kuntz (2023-05-10). Video: The Vaccine Industry crimes and killing started long before covid. Ted Kuntz. globalresearch.ca

Gary Wilson (2023-05-10). Biden Nukes Korea, Builds Anti-China Alliances. globalresearch.ca

Veronica Avila, Mariah Montgomery (2023-05-10). Gig Work Is Getting Dangerous. otherwords.org In recent months, stories of rideshare drivers and delivery workers carjacked, robbed, or even killed on the job have made headlines around the country. Now, growing research shows that there is an all-out crisis in app-based work. | This May, Gig Workers Rising, PowerSwitch Action, and ACRE released That's more…

ecns.cn (2023-05-10). China sets new world record in optical fiber transmission capacity. ecns.cn Chinese scientists have broken the world record for single-mode multi-core optical fiber transmission capacity, achieving 4.1 Pbit/s combined transmission over 19-core fiber, the research team announced on Tuesday.

imperial.ac.uk (2023-05-10). New report finds action is required to protect UK health research. imperial.ac.uk

Mark Gruenberg (2023-05-10). Report: Trump to blame for weak initial U.S. response to coronavirus. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Governmental chaos, mostly in Washington and mostly due to Donald Trump, led to the weak U.S. response to the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. just over three years ago. Lessons from the Covid War, researched by a non-partisan scientific and public health panel of 36 experts—originally assembled to staff what was going to …

jamanetwork (2023-05-09). Regulatory Submission Characteristics and Recalls of Medical Devices Receiving 510(k) Clearance—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply Dr Rathi's comments describe a fundamental challenge when studying 510(k) medical devices. Researchers can observe individual clearances, but when are devices actually different or new? Changes not related to device design that seem trivial ex ante could affect patient safety ex post. Labeling changes could nudge physicians to use devices more or less appropriately, while changes in manufacturing processes may improve or compromise device quality.

jamanetwork (2023-05-09). Research Shows Air Pollution Promotes Lung Cancer. jamanetwork.com Particulate matter in the environment measuring less than 2.5 μm promotes lung cancer by spurring the growth of lung cells with preexisting oncogenic variants, according to an analysis of epidemiological evidence combined with results from mouse and human cell models.

jamanetwork (2023-05-09). Blood Donor Sex Not Tied to Recipient Survival. jamanetwork.com Despite previous observational research suggesting that blood from female donors resulted in worse outcomes among transfusion recipients, a recent randomized clinical trial involving 8719 patients showed that the sex of red blood cell donors did not influence outcomes.

Editor (2023-05-09). Sanctions drive Chinese firms to advance AI research minus U.S. chips. mronline.org U.S. sanctions aimed against China tech drive Chinese firms to increase research aimed at developing alternatives to leading U.S. cutting-edge technology necessary for AI.

Carolin Kilian, Julia M. Lemp, Laura Llamosas-Falcón, Tessa Carr, Yu Ye, William C. Kerr, Nina Mulia, Klajdi Puka, Aurélie M. Lasserre, Sophie Bright, Jàºrgen Rehm, Charlotte Probst (2023-05-10). Review] Reducing alcohol use through alcohol control policies in the general population and population subgroups: a systematic review and meta-analysis. thelancet.com We estimate the effects of alcohol taxation, minimum unit pricing (MUP), and restricted temporal availability on overall alcohol consumption and review their differential impact across sociodemographic groups. Web of Science, Medline, PsycInfo, Embase, and EconLit were searched on 08/12/2022 and 09/26/2022 for studies on newly introduced or changed alcohol policies published between 2000 and 2022 (Prospero registration: CRD42022339791). We combined data using random-effects meta-analyses. Risk of bias was assessed using the Newcastle—Ottawa Scale.

Chris Walker (2023-05-09). Study: Without Reforms, Conservative Justices Will Run Supreme Court Until 2065. truthout.org A new analysis from a number of law and political science professors finds that, if current trends continue, the liberal bloc of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court will remain in the minority until at least 2065, barring any immediate reforms. The study sought to examine the potential outcomes of "court packing," or increasing the number of Supreme Court justices beyond the current nine in order… |

WSWS (2023-05-10). Oakland teachers speak on conditions as strike continues. wsws.org Years of budget cuts have left students and staff facing deplorable conditions.

Julia Rock, The Lever. (2023-05-10). New Documents Undermine Supreme Court Student Debt Case. popularresistance.org Newly unearthed documents show a major student loan servicer is projecting revenue increases even under President Joe Biden's debt cancellation plan — directly undermining the argument Republican officials are making in their lawsuit to block the measure. But conservative justices on the Supreme Court appear prepared to strike down the debt relief program anyways, disregarding the evidence and their own legal theories to fulfill the wishes of the dark money network that helped build their Supreme Court supermajority. | At issue is the concept of "standing" — a legal term for who is allowed to bring a…

Charlene Huynh (2023-05-10). A Battle Over Hate Speech at the University of Wisconsin. progressive.org After a video emerged of a white student's racist tirade, campus activists are demanding the university take immediate action.

Anonymous (2023-05-10). Breaking: LA Valley College Building Delayed Till 2025. indybay.org $100 million dollar building sold to taxpayers as needed for low-income students will open a almost decade late. In the meantime low income San Fernando Valley students have struggled with mold, asbestos, and flooding.

Editor (2023-05-09). Cop City Protesters Face Felonies for Flyering as Police Repress Student Sit-Ins. scheerpost.com

Chris Walker (2023-05-09). Analysis: WI Taxpayers Fund Anti-LGBTQ Schools Through State Voucher Program. truthout.org A number of private schools in Wisconsin that receive public funding through the state's school voucher programs discriminate against LGBTQ students and students with physical or mental disabilities, according to an analysis published earlier this month. Wisconsin's school voucher programs distribute taxpayer funds that would typically go to public school districts to students seeking to attend… |

midwesternmarx (2023-05-09). Free Cuba to Free Ourselves. By: Calvin Wu. midwesternmarx.com ​We left Havana on May 3. Tired after days of seminars, meetings with locals, and cultural activities, I was able to begin unpacking and relax, unlike many others returning home to the United States who ended up being detained at the airports of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Newark. They were granted special permission to visit Cuba under the US blockade that has been in place for more than sixty years (except for a short reprieve from 2014—2017). Yet, despite legal documents and …

WSWS (2023-05-11). New Zealand teacher strikes continue. wsws.org The unions are seeking to keep teachers and other workers divided so they can impose a sellout agreement in line with the Labour government's austerity agenda.

cameron orr (2023-05-10). A people's victory in Chicago. cpusa.org "Happy May Day 2023, Chicago! May we always stand in solidarity with workers everywhere to ensure fair wages, safe working conditions, and the right to organize. "Never forget: the power of the people is what built this city and makes Chicago strong." So tweeted Chicago mayor-elect Brandon Johnson, a labor leader, Chicago Teachers Union …

Javier's Organics (2023-05-10). Oakland Teachers Strike Music Video. indybay.org

Mark Gruenberg (2023-05-10). Philly could be next in line for a progressive mayor. peoplesworld.org PHILADEPHIA—Community activist, organizer, and former teacher Helen Gym is putting together a progressive multi-racial coalition in her bid to become the 100th mayor of Philadelphia. Does this sound familiar? It's how financially outgunned Rep. Karen Bass (D) succeeded in her bid to become Mayor of Los Angeles and what Teachers (AFT) member and Cook County …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2023-05-09). Harry Belafonte — Unashamedly Revolutionary. orinocotribune.com By Richard S. Dunn — May 3, 2023 | The late Harry Belafonte was a great artist and also a committed revolutionary. | The consummate artiste, revolutionary and humanitarian the late Harry Belafonte, passed away at the age of 96 on April 25, 2023 at his home in Harlem, New York. According to our cultural and philosophical teachings of Maat and Kawaida, Belafonte did not become an ancestor just because he passed away, but moreso; because he lived a life of struggle and commitment in actively uplifting his community. Harry Belafonte did exactly that and more; he lived an exemplary life worth emulating by those i…

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