Daily Archives: September 21, 2022

2022-09-21: News Headlines

Amy Goodman (2022-09-21). 1 Person Dies of Hunger Every 4 Seconds. truthout.org An open letter signed by over 200 humanitarian groups calls on world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to urgently take action on world hunger, citing that one person dies of hunger every four seconds. We speak with Abby Maxman, president and CEO of Oxfam America, one of the letter's signatories, who just returned from Somaliland, where a famine may be declared as early as next month. Climate change, COVID and conflicts such as the war in Ukraine are largely to blame for rising hunger, she says, and "those who are the least responsible are suffering its worst impacts." | TRANSCRIPT: | This is…

Urs P Gasche (2022-09-21). Nobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates. indybay.org The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 – as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals.

____ (2022-09-21). One year on, Universal Beijing Resort spreads cheer, increases sales. ecns.cn Universal Beijing Resort, a 40 billion yuan ($5.75 billion) joint venture between Chinese and U.S. companies, celebrated its first anniversary on Tuesday, in the process showing the consumption power of the Chinese has not waned despite COVID-19.

Shannon Kelleher (2022-09-21). Pesticides Plague Californians Farm Workers, New Study Shows. globalresearch.ca

Real Science (2022-09-21). 1350 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 919 of Them Dead, Since COVID Injection. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-09-21). Why the climate movement should target oil refineries. popularresistance.org Husky Friends may have used humor, but its message about the danger refineries pose was deadly serious — and by no means exclusive to Superior and Duluth. Approximately a third of refineries in the United States currently use hydrogen fluoride, many of them near population centers. Several have even had near-miss accidents in the past few years. Refineries also spew carcinogens, neurotoxins and hazardous metals onto surrounding communities, leading to a litany of health problems, including cancer, chronic respiratory illness and birth defects. All this pollution creates sacrifice zones, with people living a…

Elze van Hamelen (2022-09-21). COVID Measures: Biggest "Social Conformity Event" in History. Corona Policy Was Aimed at "Changing Behavior", Not at Improving Health. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-21). Boil-water notice lifted in Jackson, Mississippi, but serious problems remain. wsws.org Since late July, the state's health department instructed the more than 1 ,000 residents of the state's capital to bring all water used for consumption, food preparation, and hygiene to a boil.

WSWS (2022-09-21). CDC report: More than 80 percent of US maternal deaths are preventable. wsws.org More than four out of five maternal deaths in the United States are preventable, a shocking figure that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

____ (2022-09-21). Universal Beijing Resort marks first anniversary with surging visits. ecns.cn Universal Beijing Resort celebrated its first anniversary on Tuesday, and despite the COVID-19 epidemic it has remained popular, with visits surging. It has also boosted consumption at surrounding hotels and restaurants.

WSWS (2022-09-21). More Australian mask mandates lifted as continuing mass deaths and Long-COVID hidden. wsws.org While governments proclaim the pandemic over, data reveals massive excess deaths, more than 1, 0 children who have lost a parent and a Long-COVID epidemic crippling a large proportion of the workforce.

____ (2022-09-21). Politicization of human rights denounced. ecns.cn Experts at an online human rights event called for eliminating the negative impact of the politicization of human rights and promoting the healthy development of international human rights causes through cooperation and dialogue.

Staff (2022-09-21). Importación y exportación por formas de gestión no estatal: Cuando el tiempo es la clave. cubadebate.cu En agosto de 2020 los negocios no estatales en Cuba recibieron por primera vez el autorizo para realizar operaciones de comercio exterior, de la mano de una empresa estatal. La decisión, se dijo, respondía a la urgencia de añadir esfuerzos para impulsar la economía y enfrentar la crisis generada por la covid-19. Dos años después, hay miles de contratos firmados y experiencias que indican la necesidad de flexibilizar pasos, ganar agilidad y abrir nuevas posibilidades.

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-09-21). Agencia Europea insta a prepararse para nueva ola de Covid-19. telesurtv.net "La variante de ómicron BA.5 todavía es la variante dominante que circula en Europa", refirió Marco Cavaleri.

Brenda Norrell (2022-09-20). 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.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Biden on "60 Minutes": American capitalism is at war with the world, at war with reality. wsws.org In the space of 25 minutes, Biden declared the COVID-19 "pandemic over," threatened a massive escalation of war against Russia and pledged US forces to a possible war with China.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-09-20). Bill Gates Failed Effort To Feed Africa: Was He Even Trying To Help in the First Place? orinocotribune.com By Edward Liger Smith Sep 15, 2022 | Healthcare administration students in the United States have no choice but to learn about private vs public interests, and the power that private interests have in crafting the Nation's healthcare policy. Essentials of Health Policy and Law is a fairly standard healthcare administration textbook that budding health policy experts are given to study in American universities. The text uses health policy decisions made in recent years by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as an example of the way private interests control public health policy. Accord…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Argentina's President: Pandemic Highlights World's Inequalities. telesurenglish.net The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, warned on Tuesday at the United Nations that the covid-19 pandemic exacerbated the gap between the wealthiest and the poorest countries. | President of the Argentine Republic, Alberto Fernandez delivers his address during the 77th General Debate inside the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 20 September 2022.

WSWS (2022-09-20). COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic. wsws.org Mehring Books, the publishing arm of the Socialist Equality Party (US), is proud to announce the publication of Volume 1 of COVID, Capitalism, and Class War: A Social and Political Chronology of the Pandemic, a compilation of the World Socialist Web Site's coverage of this global crisis. We post today Evan Blake's introduction to the book.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Pakistan: COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign To Inoculate Children. telesurenglish.net Pakistan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Monday for children aged five to 11 in order to inoculate a maximum number of individuals to control the spread of the disease, the country's health ministry said. | RELATED: | In the first phase of the campaign, children will be vaccinated in the selected districts of the country's southern Sindh and eastern Punjab provinces along with the federal capital Islamabad, according t…

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). France Detects Avian Flu Case Increase in Coastal Birds. telesurenglish.net France detected an increase of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases in coastal birds since mid-May, the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food said on Monday. | RELATED: | The national health situation with regards to avian influenza had improved in France since the beginning of May, with the return to a level of risk classified as 'negligible'. However, since mid-May a sharp increase in cases has been observ…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: University of Newcastle staff to strike for 24 hours. wsws.org The strike demonstrates the readiness of university workers to oppose the wholesale destruction of jobs and conditions, which the NTEU has permitted, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eric A. Gordon (2022-09-20). 'Everybody,' a modern-day morality play about death, says much about life. peoplesworld.org GLENDALE, Calif. — Coming off a global pandemic that may yet have a few punches left in it (got my third booster this morning!), we're reminded of the million-plus Americans who died prematurely and unnecessarily of COVID and the likely 15 million-plus worldwide who succumbed to the disease. It's an appropriate time to be thinking …

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Rare Ebola Strain Encourages Prevention in Uganda. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, health experts urged Uganda to focus on preventing and controlling the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, noting that there is no vaccine against the rare "Sudan strain." | RELATED: | This follows an announcement by the country's ministry of health that the Ebola virus had broken out and has so far left one confirmed case dead and six other unverified deaths. | Bayo Fatunmbi, head of disease prevention and c…

WSWS (2022-09-20). Fired over a bathroom break: Amazon worker with debilitating Long COVID fired for publicly exposing management's abuses. wsws.org Josh was fired in mid-September by Amazon for attempting to assert his rights as a worker.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Long COVID and ME/CFS patients denounce Biden in protest outside White House. wsws.org The myalgic encephalomyelitis action group demonstrated in front of the White House to demand Biden declare that condition and Long COVID a national emergency and to rebuke his declaration that the pandemic is over.

WSWS (2022-09-20). Australia: More than 3,000 COVID-19 deaths in residential aged care this year. wsws.org Since the May 21 federal election, more than 1, 0 aged care residents have died from the virus, exposing Labor's promise to bring "dignity, quality and humanity back into aged care" as an utter fraud.

Labor Video Project (2022-09-20). 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.

Steve Kirsch (2022-09-20). Dr. Paul Offit, One of the World's Most Respected Vaccine Experts, Is Now Officially an Anti-vaxxer! globalresearch.ca

Kwjorinoco (2022-09-20). Firefighters Put Out Fire at Puerto La Cruz Refinery. orinocotribune.com September 19, 2022, a fire was detected in the Puerto La Cruz refinery, Anzoátegui state. The Venezuelan oil minister, Tareck El Aissami, reported in a telephone contact with Venezolana de Televisión that lightning struck the oxidation and treatment lagoon that is located within the refinery facilities and contains hydrocarbon residues. | "At this time, the firefighters and the refinery's protection and insurance teams are taking action on the fire," El Aissami said at 3: 45 p.m. on Monday. "We have deployed all the fire department services of the Anzoátegui governorate and the rest of the facilities in the east o…

TeleSUR, lvm, JDO (2022-09-20). Bolivia confirma reducción de los casos de Covid-19 en un 49%. telesurtv.net La tasa de letalidad se mantiene en 0,1 por ciento, cifra por debajo de las proyecciones epidemiológicas de las autoridades sanitarias.

TeleSUR (2022-09-20). Cuba Boosts Cigar Exports to Facilitate Recovery Amid Sanctions. telesurenglish.net Cuba continues to promote cigar exports for economic recovery as the country braves the headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. trade embargo. | RELATED: | Situated on the outskirts of the Cuban capital city of Havana, the El Laguito cigar factory is well known for producing Cohiba cigars over the past five decades.The factory, one of the five making cigars for exports in Havana, has some 2 workers, with 70 percent being w…

Prof. Bill Willers (2022-09-19). What Roles Do Psychologists and Sociologists Play in the COVID-19 Narrative? globalresearch.ca

Contributing Writers (2022-09-19). CDC Reports 5,300 Errors in Vaccine Doses Given to Kids, as Latest VAERS Data Show 155 Reports of Deaths in Children 6 Months to 17 Years Old/ By Megan Redshaw. marktaliano.net

____ (2022-09-19). RCEP contributes to region's post-pandemic recovery efforts: ASEAN joint statement. ecns.cn The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement could be a contributor to the region's post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery efforts, according to an ASEAN joint statement released on Sunday.

Michael Nevradakis (2022-09-19). Court Orders Bill Gates, Indian Government to Respond to Lawsuit Filed by Family of Woman Who Died After AstraZeneca Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

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