Daily Archives: May 11, 2023

2023-05-11: News Headlines

WSWS (2023-05-11). The latest New York state budget — an attack on the working class. wsws.org Among other regressive elements in the new budget is an increase in the number of charter schools permitted across the state and a derisory increase in the state's minimum wage, which will leave workers even worse off than they already are.

Elsy Fors Garzon (2023-05-11). Group of Friends in Defense of the UN Charter meet in Geneva. plenglish.com Geneva, Switzerland, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the member states of the Group of Friends in Defense of the United Nations Charter, Geneva chapter, met today for the second time at the headquarters of the Venezuelan Permanent Mission here .

Pavel López Lazo (2023-05-11). Florida rejects social studies textbooks mentioning social justice. plenglish.com Washington, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Florida rejected nearly 35% of social studies textbooks submitted by publishers for approval, including those that referenced social justice and other information that was not aligned with Florida Law, the state's Department of Education announced Tuesday.

Pavel López Lazo (2023-05-11). Cuba to strengthen bilateral relations, cooperation with South Africa. plenglish.com MINREX posted on Twitter that both nations will continue working for mutual benefit of the peoples. | The Cuba-South Africa brotherly relations date back to the 1960s in the heat of the anti-apartheid struggles, and on May 11, 1994, diplomatic relations were formally established. | Both countries are currently rolling out bilateral cooperation agreements in different areas such as health, education, public works, human settlements, infrastructure, science, information technology, among others.

Staff (2023-05-11). Web of Lies: George Santos Charged with 13 Felonies, But GOP Leaders Refuse to Expel Him from Congress. democracynow.org Scandal-plagued New York Republican Congressmember George Santos pleaded not guilty to 13 federal charges at a courthouse on Long Island Wednesday. He is charged with wire fraud, money laundering, lying on federal disclosure forms, and fraudulently collecting unemployment benefits while earning a $120,000 salary. Santos has been under investigation since his election to Congress last year exposed his history as a serial liar who fabricated his educational background, employment history and religion. He has thus far refused to step down and has denied the allegations against him. We talk to Mother Jones reporter N…

ecns.cn (2023-05-11). Digital yuan to be used in Jiangsu education system. ecns.cn Jiangsu province will encourage the use of the digital yuan, or e-CNY, in its education system and strive to establish a convenient and efficient operation management system by the end of 2025.

ecns.cn (2023-05-11). Ministry urges universities to increase hiring of research assistants. ecns.cn The Ministry of Education has asked universities to increase their hiring of academic research assistants to boost the employment of college graduates.

Kenny Stancil (2023-05-11). Sanders Pins Deaths Caused by Insulin Price Gouging on Big Pharma CEOs. truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday paid his respects to the victims of insulin price gouging in front of the Big Pharma CEOs who are responsible and reiterated the need to make all lifesaving prescription drugs affordable. Sanders (I-Vt.), chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), opened the panel's hearing by acknowledging "the many Americans who have… |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-11). 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….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-11). 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…

Ann Brown (2023-05-11). Scholar: Alex Haley Spread Fake Quotes From MLK On Malcolm X. moguldom.com A researcher claims he;s discovered that a famous quote from Martin Luther King Jr. regarding Malcolm X was doctored by author Alex Haley. Jonathan Eig, who wrote a new biography on King, has referred to the altered quote as "journalistic malpractice." The quote in question suggests that King had denounced Malcolm X for his "fiery, …

_____ (2023-05-11). U.S. Remains Largest Military Spender by Far. strategic-culture.org The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's data shows that Washington spends three times as much on its military than China, the second-largest spender, Ashik Siddique reports. | By Ashik SIDDIQUE | World military spending reached a new record high of $2.24 trillion in 2022, according to new data published by the That's up 3.7 percent since the previous year, including the steepest increase am…

Ahmed Adel (2023-05-11). Joe Biden's Approval Rating Continues to Plummet as Trump Rises. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-05-11). Serbia and China Mark Anniversary of Embassy Bombing by NATO. globalresearch.ca

Michael Jansen (2023-05-11). Time for Arabs to Come Together and Rethink Strategic Alliances. globalresearch.ca

Patrick Delaney (2023-05-11). Ex-Pfizer VP Michael Yeadon: Covid Vaxx Push a 'Supranational Operation' Intended to 'Maim and Kill Deliberately'. globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2023-05-11). The Constitution, Congress and Government Debt. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2023-05-11). Russia Concludes Investigations on Donbass Genocide. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Adel (2023-05-11). Joe Biden's Approval Rating Continues to Plummet as Trump Rises. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2023-05-11). Serbia and China Mark Anniversary of Embassy Bombing by NATO. globalresearch.ca

Michael Jansen (2023-05-11). Time for Arabs to Come Together and Rethink Strategic Alliances. globalresearch.ca

Patrick Delaney (2023-05-11). Ex-Pfizer VP Michael Yeadon: Covid Vaxx Push a 'Supranational Operation' Intended to 'Maim and Kill Deliberately'. globalresearch.ca

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2023-05-11). The Constitution, Congress and Government Debt. globalresearch.ca

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2023-05-11). Russia Concludes Investigations on Donbass Genocide. globalresearch.ca

Uriel Araujo (2023-05-11). Germany Planning to Use Spare Nord Stream Pipes for New Floating LNG Facilities. globalresearch.ca

Ted Snider (2023-05-11). The Flight From the US Dollar. globalresearch.ca

John W. Whitehead (2023-05-11). Danger Within: The Government Is Turning America Into a Constitution-Free Zone. globalresearch.ca

Mahboob A. Khawaja (2023-05-11). Pakistan Goes to Anarchy and Self-Destruction. globalresearch.ca

Jacob Nordangard (2023-05-11). Shaping the Future Agenda. The Digital World Brain. globalresearch.ca

Edward Curtin (2023-05-11). There Is No Escape From Telling. Edward Curtin. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2023-05-11). This Week's Most Popular Articles. globalresearch.ca Peter Koenig, May 7, 2023 | Tucker Carlson, May 5, …

Global Research News (2023-05-11). Selected Articles: The Corona War. They're Coming After Our Thoughts. globalresearch.ca By It came to me after a conversation I had with an Australian colleague who has been studying psychoanalytic psychotherapy at an institution in the …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2023-05-11). Sudan Talks Held in Saudi Arabia Reveals Underlying Crisis of Governance. globalresearch.ca

Allen L Roland (2023-05-11). Rex 84: FEMA's Blueprint for Martial Law in America. globalresearch.ca We are dangerously close to a situation where ~ if the American people took to the streets in righteous indignation or if there were another 9/11 ~ a mechanism for martial law could be quickly implemented and carried out under REX 84.

Pavel López Lazo (2023-05-11). Obstructive sleep apnea may increase hypertension risks — Study. plenglish.com Washington, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase the risk of suffering from hypertension, stroke, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, the ERJ Open Research magazine reported Thursday.

infobrics (2023-05-11). China Is Cementing Its Position as an Arctic Superpower Through Russia. infobrics.org China is courting Russia to consolidate its power in the Arctic, even as it builds a fifth research station in Antarctica…

imperial.ac.uk (2023-05-11). New EU Ambassador visits Imperial. imperial.ac.uk The new EU Ambassador visited the College last week to see how Imperial researchers work with European partners to address shared challenges.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-11). Consumer Health: Recognizing the signs of irritable bowel syndrome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org April is IBS Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. Research suggests that about 12% of people in the U.S. have irritable bowel syndrome, and it's more common among women than men and in people younger than 50, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the large intestine. Even though the digestive…

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 …

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

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

Ryan Cristián (2023-05-10). Revisiting Fort Detrick/Vaping Overlap, COVID Origins, As EcoHealth Restarts Coronavirus Work. 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 (5/10/23). 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

Olivia Rosane (2023-05-11). Unexpected melting of Greenland glacier might double sea level rise projections. peoplesworld.org A glacier in the north of Greenland is melting faster and in a different way than scientists previously thought, and this has troubling implications for the future speed of global sea-level rise. The new discovery was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Monday. The scientists found that warming ocean water had melted a cavity in …

ecns.cn (2023-05-11). China's huge cosmic-ray observatory LHAASO approved for operation. ecns.cn China's Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) – one of the country's key national science and technology infrastructure facilities, passed national acceptance procedures on Wednesday evening, hoping to reveal athe origin of cosmic rays, a century-old mystery.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-11). Science Saturday: COVID-19 — the pandemic that's forever changed laboratory testing. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Like many people throughout the world, Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., remembers exactly where he was and what he was doing when COVID-19 was classified as a pandemic. "Those first few months of the pandemic will be forever ingrained in my memory," he says. For Dr. Binnicker, director of Mayo Clinic's Clinical Virology Laboratory, two important dates stand out above the rest. "One was Feb. 17, 2020, when Dr. (William) Morice and I were talking about whether the department should…

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.

ecns.cn (2023-05-11). CPI edges up 0.1% while PPI comes down 3.6% in April: China's statistics bureau. ecns.cn Consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge for inflation, edged up slightly in April in China by 0.1 percent year-on-year, and down 0.1 percent from March, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2023-05-11). China's CPI up 0.1% in April. ecns.cn China's consumer price index, the main gauge of inflation, rose 0.1 percent in April on a yearly basis, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Thursday.

Jessica Buxbaum (2023-05-11). Israel's Latest Hasbara Scheme Enlists High School Students as Trolls Against Palestine. mintpressnews.com The Israeli government is training high school students as part of its propaganda efforts to combat criticism of its policies and delegitimize the BDS movement.

WSWS (2023-05-11). Student debt to soar in Australia as indexation reaches ten-year-high. wsws.org Amid declining wages, widespread casual employment and a housing crisis, graduates are being hit with a hike in student debt repayments.

Anonymous (2023-05-11). 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.

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.

WSWS (2023-05-11). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org In Italy 30,000 protest against the labour decree that will slash wages, while unions try to suppress general strike calls and promote the Democratic Party; UK stoppages continue over pay and conditions including strikes by ambulance workers, oil and gas offshore workers, civil servants, lecturers and London Heathrow airport staff; doctors walk out for a week at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital over underfunded health system while civil servants plan walkout in Abia State over unpaid salaries and pensions…

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.

WSWS (2023-05-11). Sweetwater schools face renewed cuts as district administrators receive massive raises. wsws.org After massive budget cuts in 2020, Sweetwater Union High School District in San Diego, California, district officials threaten a further casualization of the teaching workforce and deeper cuts to vital programs and services.

Javier's Organics (2023-05-11). Oakland Teachers Strike Music Video. indybay.org

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