Daily Archives: May 17, 2023

2023-05-17: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2023-05-17). Tianjin unveils plans for industrial park to boost higher-level innovation. ecns.cn Tianjin is expected to gather pace amid its push for higher-level innovation, supported by the launch of the Tiankai Higher Education Innovation Park, an incubation hub and high-tech industrial park, in the North China municipality.

Peoples Dispatch (2023-05-16). Trade unions in Italy continue mobilizations against government's labor policies, support to Ukraine war. peoplesdispatch.org Working class sections have demanded an increase in wages and pensions at par with inflation, including raising the minimum wages to 10 euros (10.87 US$) per hour, and additional investment in public health, education, transport, and infrastructure…

Ann Brown (2023-05-16). Report Shows Interest In Life Insurance Is At An All-Time High: Here's Why. moguldom.com A record number of consumers, some 39 percent, said they intend to purchase life insurance coverage within the next year, found the 2023 Insurance Barometer Study. Interest is at an all-time high. The Insurance Barometer Study is conducted annually by Life Happens, a nonprofit organization that provides education about the insurance industry, and industry-funded research …

jamanetwork (2023-05-16). The Economic Burden of Racial, Ethnic, and Educational Health Inequities in the US. jamanetwork.com This study estimates the economic burden of health inequities for racial and ethnic minority populations.

jamanetwork (2023-05-16). The US Health Equity Crisis—An Economic Case for a Moral Imperative? jamanetwork.com The US faces a health equity crisis. Income inequality has steadily increased over several decades, as have disparities in health outcomes between the richest and poorest US residents. Because income and wealth are strongly linked to education, the gap in life expectancy between adults with a college degree compared with those without one has also sharply widened. Black adults, who, on average, have less wealth and lower levels of education due to systemic inequities and structurally racist policies, experience the highest premature death rates in the country. There is growing concern that these pervasive and ala…

krish-rad_ind (2023-05-16). Rutgers Strike Wins Big But More Is Needed To Change Higher Education. popularresistance.org

Global Research News (2023-05-17). Selected Articles: "Bold Goals": Biden's Executive Order Will Have Us Bioengineering Everything. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-05-17). America's Blueprint for Global Domination: From "Containment" to "Pre-emptive War". The 1948 Truman Doctrine. globalresearch.ca Image: President Harry Truman | First published by GR on September 7, 2014, minor edits. | The Declassified documents were first posted by Global Research in December 2003 | . | Author's Introductory : …

ecns.cn (2023-05-17). Letter backs researcher's proposal on Xinjiang. ecns.cn Eleven Chinese research institutions said in a joint open letter on Tuesday that they are willing to collaborate with researchers focusing on Xinjiang around the world to promote academic research on Xinjiang-related issues.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2023-05-17). 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 (2023-05-17). 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….

Daniel Patrick Welch (2023-05-16). The Party's Over, the Gloves Are Off. globalresearch.ca

Philip Giraldi (2023-05-16). Is the United States Moving Its Capital to Jerusalem? globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2023-05-16). Why China Can't Pull the World Out of a New Great Depression. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2023-05-16). Will Lawsuits Bring an End to COVID Vaccines? globalresearch.ca

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2023-05-16). The US Supreme Court Corruption Bonanza. globalresearch.ca

Jack Phillips (2023-05-16). Fired Teachers Who Refused COVID Vaccine to Get Full Reinstatement and Back Pay. globalresearch.ca

Kevin Stocklin (2023-05-16). Is Your Money Spying on You? globalresearch.ca

Yves Engler (2023-05-16). Big Bad Canada Pushes to Protect Profits from Mexico. globalresearch.ca

Rayhan Uddin (2023-05-16). Nakba: Britain and the Secret 1948 Palestine Memos. globalresearch.ca

Medea Benjamin (2023-05-16). A Timely Call for Peace in Ukraine by U.S. National Security Experts. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2023-05-16). Died Suddenly: Police Officers Who Died Suddenly Recently, Possibly Due to Injuries Caused by COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

Friends of the Earth (2023-05-16). Genetically Engineered Mosquito Experiment in California's Central Valley Halted. globalresearch.ca

Marty Hart-Landsberg (2023-05-16). The Rollback of Child Labor Protections Is Well Underway. globalresearch.ca

Stephanie Savell (2023-05-16). How Death Outlives War: The Reverberating Impact of the Post-9/11 Wars on Human Health. globalresearch.ca

Jacob G. Hornberger (2023-05-16). Involuntary Servitude in Russia, Ukraine, and the U.S. globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Turley (2023-05-16). America's State Media: The Blackout on Biden Corruption Is Truly 'Pulitzer-level Stuff'. globalresearch.ca

Manlio Dinucci (2023-05-16). Perché vogliono cancellare l'Anniversario della Vittoria sul Nazismo — 20230512 — Pangea Grandangolo. globalresearch.ca àà in corso, a livello internazionale, una grande operazione politico-mediatica per cancellare l'Anniversario della Vittoria sul nazismo. Il discorso del Presidente Putin alla parata militare del 9 Maggio a Mosca, per il 78 ∞ Anniversario della Vittoria, è stato presentato in …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2023-05-16). Saboteurs Planned to Attack Belarus During May 9 Celebrations. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2023-05-16). The Theoretical Concept of Geopolitics in International Relations and Global Politics. globalresearch.ca

Ahmed Adel (2023-05-16). Japan to Open NATO Liaison Office: Provocation Against China and Russia. globalresearch.ca

Ron Unz (2023-05-16). Assassinating Vladimir Putin? globalresearch.ca

Ryan Cristián (2023-05-16). The Azov-Patriot Front Agenda, Did Depleted Uranium Explode In Ukraine & Is It Dangerous? 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 (5/15/23). 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

Liz Szabo (2023-05-16). Research Reveals Staggering Rate of Premature Black Deaths in US. truthout.org Research has long shown that Black people live sicker lives and die younger than white people. Now a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, casts the nation's racial inequities in stark relief, finding that the higher mortality rate among Black Americans resulted in 1.63 million excess deaths relative to white Americans over more than two decades. Because so many Black people die young — with many… |

ecns.cn (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.

Global Research News (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 …

Konrad Rƒôkas (2023-05-16). Life After COVID-19: Perspectives of the World Security. globalresearch.ca

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2023-05-16). The Oil and Gas Industry of Alberta Versus the Climate Change Preoccupations of the Liberal-NDP Alliance. globalresearch.ca

midwesternmarx (2023-05-16). Ideological work in the new era of socialism in China By: Gabriel Martinez. midwesternmarx.com We are pleased to publish this important and well-researched article by Gabriel Martinez on ideological work and struggle in China since the beginning of 'reform and opening up' at the end of the 1970s. Gabriel is a postgraduate student from Brazil, currently finishing his studies in Marxist Philosophy at Beijing Normal University. He has lived in China for the last five years.He notes that the important changes in the country's economic sphere have been accompanied by a …

ecns.cn (2023-05-17). China sets up science-tech ethics committee for risk prevention amid global AI craze. ecns.cn MIIT announced on Tuesday the establishment of a committee and expert group for science and technology ethics. Experts noted the move pioneers risk prevention in the field amid rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) across the globe.

Joey Grostern, Adam Barnett, DeSmog. (2023-05-16). Cabinet Ministers Join Climate Science Deniers At National Conference. popularresistance.org The National Conservatism (NatCon) conference kicks off today in Westminster, London, featuring a roster of high-profile speakers drawn from the upper reaches of the government and the conservative right. | A DeSmog analysis has found climate denial and a hostility to net zero to be a common feature among many of the individuals speaking at the three-day summit. | The gathering comes as Rishi Sunak's government — which is already off track to meet the UK's climate commitments — pursues new fossil fuel extraction, and prominent figures in the right-wing media continue to cast doubt over net zero policy…

ecns.cn (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.

Anonymous (2023-05-17). 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.

Fight Back (2023-05-16). Drop the charges on the Tampa 5! Call-in for their first court appearance. fightbacknews.org Fight Back! News is circulating the following call to action from Students for a Democratic Society | Call to Action: | 1. We encourage everyone to call into the state attorney's office on the day of the Tampa 5's first court appearance, Wednesday, May 17th, 2023, before 11am Eastern time. 2. Please sign the petition to drop the charges against the Tampa 5: On March 6th, 2023, 4 students and workers were arrested as well as brutalized by University of South Florida…

Fight Back (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…

Tamar Sarai (2023-05-16). Profiteers of Holmesburg Prison's Medical Experiments Have Yet to Redress Harm. truthout.org A crowd of students, professors, and community members gathered in a packed room at St. Joseph's University on April 26 to hear about "Philadelphia's lasting shame" from the people who are still living under the pain of it. That shame — the horrific medical experiments conducted by dermatologist Dr. Albert Kligman in Pennsylvania's Holmesburg Prison for more than 20 years beginning in the 1950s… |

theguardian (2023-05-16). Students occupy schools and universities across Europe in climate protest. theguardian.com Twenty-two institutions have been shut down as part of proposed month-long campaign.

Anonymous (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.

ecns.cn (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.

ecns.cn (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.

ecns.cn (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.

ecns.cn (2023-05-16). Students' study abroad preferences trending toward Asia: Survey. ecns.cn More students from the Chinese mainland are opting to study elsewhere in Asia due to similarities in culture and relatively lower costs, according to a new report released on Tuesday.

Zane McNeill (2023-05-16). DeSantis Signs Law Banning Diversity Programs at Public Colleges in Florida. truthout.org Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has signed legislation into law that will defund diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives at Florida's public colleges and allow the state to remove programs, majors and minors that teach "identity politics" or critical race theory. "[These laws are] part of a coordinated attack by partisan politicians on our right to learn about systemic racism, sexism… |

Labor Video Project (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.

WSWS (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.

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