Daily Archives: May 15, 2023

2023-05-15: News Headlines

Rebekah Entralgo (2023-05-14). DeSantis Ramps Up His Attack on Florida's Public Sector Unions. truthout.org In what Governor Ron DeSantis likes to call his "freedom state" of Florida, the freedom to belong to an effective union is under a ferocious attack. DeSantis, with the school year winding down, has just appeared at a Miami charter school to sign a new slate of bills that aim to undermine quality public services. One of the bills — described preposterously by DeSantis as "paycheck protection"… |

WSWS (2023-05-14). Educators at Acero charter schools in Chicago authorize strike action: "There's overwhelming support for a strike" wsws.org Over 500 teachers and paraprofessional educators at 15 Acero charter schools in Chicago voted to strike by an overwhelming 95 percent this week.

Bryan Sacks, Michael Reagan, Labor Notes. (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…

teleSUR (2023-05-15). Venezuela to Encourage Scientific Training Among Young People. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Science and Technology Minister Gabriela Jimenez announced that Venezuela will encourage the study of careers related to chemistry and petrochemistry through its Scientific Route program. | RELATED: | As part of these educational efforts, young students from the National Institute for Socialist Training and Education (INCES) toured the National Center for Chemical Technology (CNTQ) facilities located in Caracas Cit…

teleSUR (2023-05-15). Australian Students Behind on Literacy and Numeracy Skills. telesurenglish.net According to recent research made by the Australian Education Research Organization (AERO), a significant proportion, namely one-fifth, of secondary school students in Australia confront challenges in attaining rudimentary levels of literacy and numeracy. | Related: | On the date of Monday's publication, AERO disclosed a finding indicating that a significant 20% of students embark upon their secondary school education with el…

Manlio Dinucci (2023-05-15). Why They Want to Cancel the Anniversary of the Victory Over Nazism. Manlio Dinucci. globalresearch.ca

Marie Hawthorne (2023-05-15). "Bold Goals": Biden's Executive Order Will Have Us Bioengineering Everything. globalresearch.ca

Will Jones (2023-05-15). Outrage Over WHO Guidance on "Sexuality for Infants" globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Afzaal (2023-05-15). US-backed Military Once Again Targets Deposed Pakistani PM Imran Khan. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Emanuel Garcia (2023-05-15). "The Dividing Line" the Corona War Propaganda has created. globalresearch.ca

Stephen Semler (2023-05-15). Biden Is Selling Weapons to the Majority of the World's Autocracies. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-05-15). The Great FREESET Versus The Great Reset. URGENT Message from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2023-05-15). Video: The Corona Crisis: Canadian Doctors Testify, "Speak Out against the Lies" globalresearch.ca

David Skripac (2023-05-15). Moving Toward a Global Empire: Humanity Sentenced to a Unipolar Prison and a Digital Gulag. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-05-15). Pilot Died: Air Transat and Former Air Canada Pilot Eddy Vorperian, Age 48, from Montreal, Canada, Died Suddenly on May 3, 2023. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Akbar E. Torbat (2023-05-15). Anticlerical Rule Is on the Rise in Iran. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-05-15). Geoffrey Hinton, AI, and Google's Ethics Problem. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2023-05-15). Cries and Whispers Along the Russian Watchtowers. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2023-05-15). Video: The Corona Crisis: Canadian Doctors Testify, "Speak Out against the Lies" globalresearch.ca

David Skripac (2023-05-15). Moving Toward a Global Empire: Humanity Sentenced to a Unipolar Prison and a Digital Gulag. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-05-15). Pilot Died: Air Transat and Former Air Canada Pilot Eddy Vorperian, Age 48, from Montreal, Canada, Died Suddenly on May 3, 2023. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Akbar E. Torbat (2023-05-15). Anticlerical Rule Is on the Rise in Iran. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-05-15). Geoffrey Hinton, AI, and Google's Ethics Problem. globalresearch.ca

Pepe Escobar (2023-05-15). Cries and Whispers Along the Russian Watchtowers. globalresearch.ca

Andrea Mazzarino (2023-05-15). The Army We Don't See. The Private Soldiers Who Fight in America's Name. globalresearch.ca

Eva Bartlett (2023-05-15). As Donetsk Civilians Live in Constant Fear of Ukrainian Shelling, a Reporter on the Ground Details the Terror. globalresearch.ca

Irwin Jerome (2023-05-15). This War is the Big One: "The Objective is to Destroy Russia and the Russian Empire" globalresearch.ca

Marc Edge (2023-05-15). Is this the End of Press Freedom in Canada? globalresearch.ca

Stephen Karganovic (2023-05-15). Slava? No, Not Glory But Shame on Ukraine! globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-05-15). Pilot Death: United Airlines and US Air Force Pilot Lt. Col. Michael Fugett, Age 46, Died Unexpectedly at His Home on May 9, 2023. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Peter McCullough (2023-05-15). Analysis of Health Outcomes in Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children: Developmental Delays, Asthma, Ear Infections and Gastrointestinal Disorders. globalresearch.ca

Mike Whitney (2023-05-15). Mass Shooting and Psychiatric Medications. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (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…

Dr. Brenda Baletti (2023-05-15). FBI Contractor Created Fake Online IDs to Join Chatrooms Run by Groups Organizing Against Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

CAGE (2023-05-15). First Time Guantanamo Bay Prisoner Details His Abuse in Damning Report. globalresearch.ca

David Skripac (2023-05-15). Our Species Is Being Genetically Modified. Are We Witnessing Humanity's March Toward Extinction? Viruses Are Our Friends, Not Our Foes. globalresearch.ca

Kelly Laco (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

Mark Curtis (2023-05-15). David Lammy: Washington's Man in Labour. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-15). 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…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-15). 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….

Peoples Dispatch (2023-05-15). "Israel Is Built on the Ruins of Hundreds of Palestinian Villages" globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-05-15). Unspoken Divisions within NATO. Turkey is "Sleeping with the Enemy". Turkey's Elections, Washington Wants to Get Rid of Erdogan. globalresearch.ca

Ryan Fatica, Unicorn Riot. (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'

Scott Horton (2023-05-15). U.S. Meddling Contributed to the Russia-Ukraine War, It's Time We Stop Meddling Around the World. globalresearch.ca

The Cradle (2023-05-15). Biden Unilaterally Extends 'National Emergency' Targeting Syria. globalresearch.ca

Veronica Avila, Mariah Montgomery, Scheer Post. (2023-05-15). Gig Work Is Getting Dangerous. popularresistance.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 new research that suggests the safety crisis among app workers — especially app workers of color — is escalating. They found that in 2022, at least 31 app workers — three-quarters of them people of color — were murdered while working. | That's more app workers murdered than we have been able t…

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2023-05-15). Sollen Erzieher Heranwachsenden Grenzen setzen? globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Klicken Sie …

ecns.cn (2023-05-15). 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.

Bradley Devlin (2023-05-14). BlackRock Plots to Buy Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

Brandon Smith (2023-05-14). Global Governance by Artificial Intelligence: The Ultimate Unaccountable Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Birsen Filip (2023-05-14). The Flower Industry's Impacts on Colombia on Mother's Day. globalresearch.ca First published on May 12, 2018 | In addition to its picturesque natural beauty, music, dancing, and coffee, Colombia is also well-known for producing many different varieties of flowers that are long-lasting and of a high quality. Ideal climate conditions that …

Dr. Gary G. Kohls (2023-05-14). Women's Rights and Social Justice: Julia Ward Howe's 1870 Anti-War Mother's Day Proclamation, A Day of Peace. globalresearch.ca Julia Ward Howe was a humanist who cared about suffering people, a feminist, a social justice activist & suffragette, and it was because of her anti-war commitment that she wrote the famous "Mother's Day Proclamation" in the wake of the Civil War…

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-05-14). 'One Health' — The Global Takeover of Everything. The Pandemic Treaty. globalresearch.ca

Edward Curtin (2023-05-14). JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters. globalresearch.ca This article was first published by GR in November 2009. | Despite a treasure-trove of new information having emerged over the last forty-six years, there are many people who still think who killed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and why are unanswerable …

F. William Engdahl (2023-05-14). How Blackrock Investment Fund Triggered the Global Energy Crisis. globalresearch.ca The energy crisis is a long-planned strategy of western corporate capital to dismantle industrial economies in the name of a dystopian Green Agenda. That has its roots well before February 2022, when Russia launched its military action in Ukraine.

Israel Shahak (2023-05-14). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

James Corbett (2023-05-14). Video: The Global Pandemic Treaty: What You Need to Know. James Corbett. globalresearch.ca

Maya Chossudovsky-Ladouceur (2023-05-14). Remember Mother's Day amid the COVID-19 Lockdown. Your Government Doesn't Allow You to "Hug your Mom". globalresearch.ca First published on May 9, 2020. | Remember Mother's Day. Sunday 10th of May 2020, [3 years ago] the day families gather together, the day people in many countries around the World celebrate motherhood in every shape and form whether it …

Mike Whitney (2023-05-14). The Plan to Wreck America. "The Globalist Billionaires" globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-05-14). WHO's Worldwide Power Grab: Beware of the New International Health Regulation and Pandemic Treaty, a Health Tyranny Never Heard of Before in Human History. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-05-14). 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.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-05-14). Video: When The Lie Becomes The Truth. Prof. Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca

Research Unit For Political Economy (2023-05-14). The Economics and Politics of the World Social Forum (WSF). globalresearch.ca

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2023-05-14). The Day JFK Warned Us About the Globalists' "Monolithic and Ruthless Conspiracy" and Their Censorship Regime. globalresearch.ca

Edward Curtin (2023-05-14). Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: To Heal the Great Divide. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2023-05-14). International Banking "Crisis" — It's Only the Beginning. globalresearch.ca

Chris Hedges, The Real News Network. (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…

ecns.cn (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.

ecns.cn (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.

Alina Ramos Martin (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.

ecns.cn (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.

Anonymous (2023-05-15). 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.

Anonymous (2023-05-15). 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.

ecns.cn (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.

ecns.cn (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.

Nick Engelfried (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.

teleSUR (2023-05-15). Russian University to Host Chinese Language Competition. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Irkutsk State University (ISU) will host the finals of the All-Russian Chinese Language Competition "Chinese Language is a Bridge" among all age groups: primary school pupils, secondary school pupils, and students. | RELATED: | The "Chinese Language is a Bridge" contest is of worldwide scale and gives students and school pupils from 150 countries an opportunity to show their knowledge of the Chinese culture, history, geography, and litera…

ecns.cn (2023-05-15). 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.

ecns.cn (2023-05-15). 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.

Fight Back (2023-05-14). Minnesota students, workers, and faculty rally against bloated university administration. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Roughly 70 University of Minnesota students, faculty, staff and community members rallied together on May 11 outside McNamara Alumni Center, where the governing Board of Regents met to discuss finance and operations amidst brutal budget cuts and job-cutting measures. | The "Board of Regents: Chop from the Top! Rally" was organized by the Students, Staff and Faculty United coalition, including AFSCME 3800 clerical workers, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), the UMN Graduate Labor Union – UE (GLU-UE), and the UMN chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). | "We are…

Labor Video Project (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…

Labor Video Project (2023-05-15). 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.

WSWS (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.

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