2022-06-29: News Headlines

____ (2022-06-29). Xi inspects Wuhan, stresses China's self-reliance in science, technology. ecns.cn President Xi Jinping has stressed keeping the lifeline of science and technology firmly in China's own hands and making the country's development more independent, self-reliant and secure.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

Schools & Labor Against Privatization (2022-06-29). Saturday 7/9: SLAP Oakland Ed Conf: Fight Against the Destruction of Public Education & Public Services. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 | 99 Hengenberger | Oakland, Ca…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

____ (2022-06-29). Third joint mainland-Hong Kong university approved in Guangzhou. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Education has approved the official establishment of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), the third cooperative university between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the ministry announced Wednesday.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-29). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

____ (2022-06-29). China unveils major sci-tech issues for 2022. ecns.cn China released major issues in science, engineering technology and industrial technology for 2022 at the closing ceremony of the 24th Annual Meeting of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) in Changsha City, central China's Hunan Province on Monday.

Kit Klarenberg (2022-06-28). Right-wing intelligence cabal seeks UK Home Secretary Priti Patel's help to 'neutralize' environmentalist enemies. thegrayzone.com Leaked emails expose Tory intelligence cabal scheming for Priti Patel's authorization of MI6-style "counter-intelligence" operation against UK environmentalists. The cabal has turned on Boris Johnson and believes Patel is set to replace him. On May 18th, The Grayzone exclusively revealed that a shadowy right-wing intelligence cabal was conducting a hostile "research and influence operation" targeting perceived Chinese agents of influence on British soil. The operation was directly inspired by MI6 "principles and methods," and involved UK Home Secretary Priti Patel …

SAM (2022-06-28). Time To End the Capital Gains Rate Giveaway. inequality.org

Erik Ayala (2022-06-28). Dallas teachers show up in force to demand fair pay for staff. liberationnews.org The school board was prepared for a "business as usual" vote on the budget with a hastily prepared slide show referencing only vague "increases in pay."

Contributing Writers (2022-06-28). Doctor Says Pfizer's COVID Shot Trial Should be 'Null and Void' After 'Twisting' Data/By David McLoone. marktaliano.net Pathologist Dr. Clare Craig found that Pfizer's trial data for COVID jabs in 6-month old babies was 'ignored' and 'twisted' to satisfy FDA regulations. By David McLoone Global Research, June 28, 2022 LifeSiteNews 24 June 2022 ..]…

Slomski A. (2022-06-28). Lifestyle Intervention Improves Frail Older Adults' Mobility. jamanetwork.com Frail older adults lost less mobility, muscle mass, and strength over 3 years when they participated in an intervention that combined moderate-intensity physical activity with technological support and nutritional counseling, researchers reported in The BMJ.

____ (2022-06-28). China unveils major sci-tech issues of 2022. ecns.cn The China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) has released the major issues in science, engineering and technology, as well as industrial technology, for 2022.

WSWS (2022-06-28). Australia: NSW rail workers to hold partial strike in 14-month dispute over pay, safety. wsws.org The Rail Tram and Bus Union is doing everything it can to suppress workers' calls for unified action with nurses, teachers and others striking across New South Wales.

Jamanetwork (2022-06-28). The Watch and the Pulse Rate. jamanetwork.com It often happens that the things which are nearest to us in everyday life give us least concern, for they seem to be part and parcel of the routine of existence. Usually some extraordinary occasion is required to awaken an appreciation of an undervalued factor which may represent the outcome of a long struggle for acquisition, or tedious years of investigation. Serious disease menaces of a few decades ago may be forgotten in the security that modern preventive medicine or sanitary science has afforded. With the blessing of anesthetic and analgesic drugs at our disposal, the days of unallayed pain in the experienc…

William Astore (2022-06-28). Making US Schools 'Harder Targets' Is Not the Answer. commondreams.org Hardening schools and arming teachers is the wrong approach.

WSWS (2022-06-28). US Supreme Court rules in favor of public school officials pressuring students to participate in Christian prayer. wsws.org The decision, which comes on the heels of the Supreme Court's decision Friday abolishing the constitutional right to abortion, is a direct assault on the separation of church and state.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-28). No raise in four years, eviction after two: Sinai postdocs unionize with UAW. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—No raises in four years, no fixed hours, being kicked out of postdoctoral housing after two years, lack of benefits, and uncertain futures were among the issues that pushed postdoctoral researchers at New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine to vote 317-37 on June 22-23 to unionize with the United Auto Workers. "For us, …

Editor (2022-06-27). Ian Menter Raymond Williams and Education: History, Culture, Democracy. mronline.org In the 1950s and early 1960s, a group of remarkably talented left-wing intellectuals (almost all men) emerged in Britain, focusing both upon the radical interpretation and development of the core disciplines of the humanities: literature and history, and to a lesser extent, politics and philosophy; and also upon socialist political activism.

Editor (2022-06-27). ScheerPost Contributors Honored Six Times at SoCal Journalism Awards. scheerpost.com By ScheerPost Staff / Original to ScheerPost | ScheerPost staff members won six awards, including two first place honors at the 64th annual Southern California Journalism Awards gala on Saturday honoring journalists from print, television, radio, digital and student media platforms. More than 2,000 journalists competed, their work judged by members of other press clubs across the country. ScheerPost staff members were Natasha Hakimi Zapata, one of S…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Permeable paving and quantum computing: Imperial's Future Leaders Fellows. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial researchers have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to tackle ambitious and challenging research and innovation.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Imperial College infectious diseases expert warns about drug resistance dangers. imperial.ac.uk Imperial academic, Professor Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases, appeared in front of the Science and Technology Committee last week.

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2022-06-28: News Headlines

William Astore (2022-06-28). Making US Schools 'Harder Targets' Is Not the Answer. commondreams.org Hardening schools and arming teachers is the wrong approach.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Science Saturday: The art and science of never giving up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anya in February 2018, just before being discharged after her third brain surgery. Photo credit: Colleen Kelly In March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, Anya Magnuson's own health was in crisis. The 21-year-old Minnesotan had already endured four brain surgeries, 35 lumbar punctures and about 11 weeks of hospitalization. At various times during the preceding 28 months, she was treated for fungal meningitis, an inflammatory disease known as neurosarcoidosis, and finally a rare blood…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo's new MRI Program graduates prepare to fill growing demand for techs. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Call it a formality, call it inevitable — and now call it a success. With a nationwide surge in demand — including at Mayo Clinic — for MRI technologists, the time was right to create a program that streamlined the process for students with an interest in the field. Building from concept in 2018 to a program in 2021 required patience. And one year in, the Department of Radiology has been rewarded as the Mayo…

Schools & Labor Against Privatization (2022-06-28). Saturday 7/9: SLAP Oakland Ed Conf: Fight Against the Destruction of Public Education & Public Services. indybay.org ILWU Local 6 | 99 Hengenberger | Oakland, Ca…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why it's important to help kids who identify as LGBTQ and may be struggling. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's not uncommon for teens to experience mental health issues like anxiety. It's believed 1 in 5 young people experiences some type of mental health issue during their teen years. For LGBTQ youth, the statistics are alarming. A recent national survey showed 45% expressed serious suicidal ideation. Dr. Marcie Billings, a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic, says these kids need support. It can be as simple as listening. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/9qUM8FHQyVE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

____ (2022-06-28). China unveils major sci-tech issues of 2022. ecns.cn The China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) has released the major issues in science, engineering and technology, as well as industrial technology, for 2022.

Mark Gruenberg (2022-06-28). No raise in four years, eviction after two: Sinai postdocs unionize with UAW. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—No raises in four years, no fixed hours, being kicked out of postdoctoral housing after two years, lack of benefits, and uncertain futures were among the issues that pushed postdoctoral researchers at New York's Mount Sinai School of Medicine to vote 317-37 on June 22-23 to unionize with the United Auto Workers. "For us, …

Editor (2022-06-27). Ian Menter Raymond Williams and Education: History, Culture, Democracy. mronline.org In the 1950s and early 1960s, a group of remarkably talented left-wing intellectuals (almost all men) emerged in Britain, focusing both upon the radical interpretation and development of the core disciplines of the humanities: literature and history, and to a lesser extent, politics and philosophy; and also upon socialist political activism.

Editor (2022-06-27). ScheerPost Contributors Honored Six Times at SoCal Journalism Awards. scheerpost.com By ScheerPost Staff / Original to ScheerPost | ScheerPost staff members won six awards, including two first place honors at the 64th annual Southern California Journalism Awards gala on Saturday honoring journalists from print, television, radio, digital and student media platforms. More than 2,000 journalists competed, their work judged by members of other press clubs across the country. ScheerPost staff members were Natasha Hakimi Zapata, one of S…

Fight Back (2022-06-27). Twin Cities takes to the streets to defend women's and reproductive rights. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – 10,000 people gathered at 6 p.m. on June 24 outside the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota to condemn the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade in their decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health. Signs filled the air above the demonstrators, with posters declaring "We won't go back" and "We won't back down." | The program kicked off with chants, filling the West Bank neighborhood with shouts for reproductive justice and protections for women's rights, as emcees Olivia Crull, of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Jae Yates of Twin Cities Coalition 4…

_____ (2022-06-27). Wide Spectrum Of Class Struggles At Labor Notes conference. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois – The 2022 Labor Notes conference, sponsored by the magazine of the same name, brought 4,000 worker-activists to Chicago June 17-19. The multinational, multigendered, multigenerational gathering gave voice to a range of struggles, from union drives to strikes to building rank-and-file caucuses opposed to class-collaborationist union leaders. | A rally the night before featured Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson, recently-elected Teamsters union President Sean O'Brien and incoming Chicago Teachers Union President Stacey Davis Gates. These union leaders spoke militantly to…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Permeable paving and quantum computing: Imperial's Future Leaders Fellows. imperial.ac.uk Two Imperial researchers have been awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to tackle ambitious and challenging research and innovation.

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-06-27). Imperial College infectious diseases expert warns about drug resistance dangers. imperial.ac.uk Imperial academic, Professor Alison Holmes, Professor of Infectious Diseases, appeared in front of the Science and Technology Committee last week.

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