Daily Archives: September 17, 2022

2022-09-17: News Headlines

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-17). Poisonous Green: Navajoland Freight Rail Scam — Nuclear Industry leads Energy Transition. indybay.org Poisonous Green: The Navajo Nation freight rail scam follows the announcement that the atomic bomb industry is heading energy transition in the Four Corners. The United States government has long deemed the Four Corners a sacrifice zone. It remains strewn with radioactive tailings from uranium mining. Coal fired power plants on the Navajo Nation have left a trail of suffering, disease and death.

Amy Booth (2022-09-17). [World Report] Chile abolishes copayments in step towards UHC. thelancet.com Public health experts have welcomed the Chilean Government's extension of free care to around 6 million people. Amy Booth reports.

Leila Doshmangir, Shabnam Iezadi, Kamal Gholipour, Vladimir Sergeevich Gordeev (2022-09-17). [Correspondence] The future of Iran's health workforce. thelancet.com Iran has been hit by six waves of COVID-19 infection since the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced by authorities in March, 2020.1 The unprecedented and unknown nature of the disease gradually led to burnout of the health workforce, particularly among those health-care workers who were directly involved in treating patients with COVID-19. On one hand, burnout was caused by the fast spread, absence of treatment, and severe health outcomes; on the other hand, it was driven by persisting deficiencies in the health-care system: inexperienced staff working in an epidemic situation; untrained new medical staff; scarcity…

Anne-Laure Faucon, Nesrine Messai, Agathe Pardon (2022-09-17). [Clinical Picture] A sweet unilateral pleural effusion: pleuro-peritoneal communication in a patient on dialysis. thelancet.com A 79-year-old woman was referred to our department with a sudden onset of dyspnoea. She had end-stage kidney disease secondary to IgA nephropathy and, 6 months earlier, had started peritoneal dialysis. The patient did not report a cough, fever, or chills.

Joe Parkin Daniels (2022-09-17). [World Report] COPD in Colombia. thelancet.com Huge numbers of Colombian's have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), driven by tobacco use and air pollution. Joe Parkin Daniels reports from Bogotá.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). US Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety. indybay.org Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-17). Terrorism, Racism & Union Busting Against SEIU1021 SF General Hospital Workers By HR DPH. indybay.org Workers and SEIU 1021 SF General Hospital union leaders reported on the epidemic of bullying, racist discrimination and union busting by DPH and CCSF HR. The City has spent over $100 million on paying for illegal discrimination, defendant lawyers and City lawyers to defend illegal racist attacks and systemic racism.

WSWS (2022-09-17). Bill proposed by Sen. Lindsey Graham would ban abortion at 15 weeks nationwide. wsws.org Sen. Lindsey Graham's proposed legislation is aimed at enshrining in federal law the US Supreme Court's reactionary ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

Anne-Sofie Halling, Jacob P Thyssen (2022-09-17). [Comment] Biological therapy for young children with atopic dermatitis. thelancet.com Atopic dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin disease that might lead to severe and persistent disease during infancy. Atopic dermatitis is associated with poor school performance, psychiatric disease, and allergic comorbidities.1—3 If atopic dermatitis is inadequately controlled with emollient use and topical anti-inflammatory therapies, systemic medications including ciclosporin, azathioprine, and methotrexate can be used to treat children with moderate-to-severe disease. However, systemic therapies are rarely used in children because the natural disease course often leads to spontaneous improvement, an…

Editor (2022-09-16). Why 'learn to live' with COVID deaths? workers.org If you write for the New York Times, expect to be assigned articles condemning China for causing its people enormous inconvenience and discomfort to avoid massive deaths from the coronavirus. The Times clearly shares the capitalist-class viewpoint that the world's priority should be to get back to business as usual, . . . |

WSWS (2022-09-16). Quebec election campaign dominated by right-wing, chauvinist appeals. wsws.org Like the rest of Canada, Quebec has been roiled by the two-and-a-half year-long COVID-19 pandemic and the economic fallout from the US-NATO instigated war with Russia over Ukraine. Yet neither of these pivotal issues figures prominently in the official campaign.

_____ (2022-09-16). War Is Not The Answer To Deep Planetary Insecurity. popularresistance.org Grave news comes to us from the United Nations (UN). The latest Human Development Report (2021—22) records that for the first time in thirty-two years, the Human Development Index has registered a second consecutive year of decline. The previous five years of gains in areas such as health and education have been negated by this reversal. 'Billions of people face the greatest cost-of-living crisis in a generation', says the report. 'Billions already grapple with food insecurity, owing largely to inequalities in wealth and power that determine entitlements to food. A global food crisis will hit them hardest'.

Miles Mogulescu (2022-09-16). How Democrats Should Respond When Republican Candidates Yell 'Inflation, Inflation, Inflation'. commondreams.org Despite all their noise, Republicans have absolutely no solution for inflation except to tax the poor and jeopardize Social Security and Medicare.

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). WFP Warns Children's Education Affected by Food Crisis. telesurenglish.net The WFP warned of the "devastating consequences for their education" and called for strengthening health and nutrition programs in schools, expanding safety nets and a substantial donor response. | RELATED: | UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown warned of hunger's danger to school children. "Hunger is one of the biggest obstacles to effective learning." | The WFP referred to the lack of learning experienced dur…

Prof. Anthony J. Hall (2022-09-16). The COVID-19 Power Grab: "Our Governments are Working to Harm Us" globalresearch.ca

Real Science (2022-09-16). 1,323 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 900 Dead, After COVID Injection. globalresearch.ca

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). Venezuelan Institutions Seek Cooperation With Iran. telesurenglish.net "Basically, we expect to create alliances, alliances at the health level to continue helping the Venezuelan people in everything related to health," said Quimbiotec's head of public affairs, Giselle Longa, in an interview with Sputnik Agency. | RELATED: | On Wednesday, President Nicolas Maduro inaugurated the Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Technological and Industrial Expo Fair intending to strengthen the commercial, scie…

Contributing Writers (2022-09-16). Video: Worldwide COVID-19 Shots, Genocide: Dr. Reiner Fuellmich and Stew Peters. marktaliano.net

TeleSUR (2022-09-16). AMLO Performs the 'Independence Cry' From the Zocalo. telesurenglish.net On Sept. 15, after a two-year pause due to COVID-19, Mexicans once again celebrated the anniversary of their country's independence in the Zocalo Square, where thousands of people gathered to remember 212 years of republican life. | RELATED: | President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) performed the traditional "Cry of Independence" from the balcony of the National Palace, waving the Mexican flag and ringing the bell u…

WSWS (2022-09-16). Kaiser mental health workers continue five-week strike as unions instruct 20,000 Kaiser nurses to cross picket line during contract struggle. wsws.org While workers are being starved and isolated on the picket line, there have been no serious or detailed updates on the state of negotiations released on the NUHW website. In addition, the NUHW has not rallied any of its additional 14,000 members across the country.

WSWS (2022-09-16). 6,300 Buffalo, New York health care workers vote to strike Kaleida. wsws.org After working more than three months after the initial expiration of their contract, nurses and other health care workers voted by 96 percent to authorize a strike against Kaleida Health.

Ethan Huff (2022-09-16). Experts: Some Cancers Have Exploded by 1,000% Since the Release of COVID "Vaccines" globalresearch.ca

Jonas Vesterberg (2022-09-16). Vaccine Narrative Collapses as Harvard Study Shows Jab More Dangerous than COVID. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-16). No to another school year of mass infections, and deaths! For a unified struggle of educators! wsws.org This school year, educators must combine the developing struggle for wages and benefits with the fight for the necessary public health measures to stop the pandemic and save lives.

Jim Hoft (2022-09-16). Denmark Bars COVID Vaccines for Almost Everyone Under Age. globalresearch.ca

Fight Back (2022-09-15). Greece: All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) Solidarity with the Nurses' Strike in Minnesota and Wisconsin. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the influential Greek labor organization, the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME). | PAME that represents the class unions of Greece, expresses its solidarity with the strike of thousands of nurses in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the USA who are demanding 27% wage increases. | Health workers both before and during the pandemic have been on the front line of protecting the lives and health of the people. But governments and business groups that treat health as a commodity on the one hand treat the sick as customers who must pay to get well and on the…

Laith Fadel (2022-09-15). Smart guns could be the future of firearm control. america.cgtn.com Gun ownership in the United States spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic — almost 20 million guns were purchased last year. And with that came more accidents. Firearms are the number one cause of death for young people in the country. Soon, there could be a …

Contributing Writers (2022-09-15). Vaccine Narrative Collapses as Harvard Study Shows Jab More Dangerous than COVID/ By JONAS VESTERBERG. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: Harvard Study Shows Jab More Dangerous than COVID As boosters that have not been tested on humans are being rolled out across the country, a new study indicates that the jab is far more dangerous than COVID-19 itself. And the CDC has provided false information regarding their tracking of adverse events linked …

Anthony Cook (2022-09-15). No insurance and denied care—Republicans leave millions in 'Medicaid coverage gap'. peoplesworld.org I have terrible chronic pain that's left me unable to work for the last few years. I can't sleep well, and every day is a battle just to take care of myself. It would be life-changing if I could be seen by a doctor. But I'm one of the two million Americans caught in what's …

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