Daily Archives: June 2, 2021

2021-06-02: News Headlines

Dean Baker (2021-06-02). Profit Share of Corporate Income Falls In Pandemic. cepr.net I thought it was worth highlighting the drop in the profit share of corporate income reported for the first quarter of 2021. It did rise slightly from the 2020 average, but it is below the 2019 level. This means that, in spite of the high unemployment in 2020, the wage share actually rose slightly. (The …

John Dick (2021-06-02). A love letter to the working class. peoplesworld.org On a warm sunny day last summer, whilst most of my patrons were hunkered down by the pandemic, a magical moment happened. I had just finished a loop on one of my favorite streets when two starry-eyed eight-year-olds approached me. "Mailman John, do you have a minute? We have a surprise for you." Of course, …

Belle Chesler (2021-06-02). Covid-19, our Public Schools and the Real-Time Lessons of Civic Democracy. juancole.com By Belle Chesler | ( Tomdispatch.com) — It seems appropriate that the 2020-2021 school year in Portland, Oregon, began amid toxic smoke from the catastrophic wildfires that blanketed many parts of the state for almost two weeks. The night before the first day of school, the smoke alarm in my bedroom went off. Looking back, …

Sara Flounders (2021-06-02). U.S. behind detention of Venezualan diplomat: Release Alex Saab! workers.org Editor notes: Sara Flounders is part of a humanitarian delegation to Cabo Verde, led by Cabo Verdean religious leader Bishop Filipe Teixeira of the Diocese Of Saint Francis of Assisi, Catholic Church of the Americas. The delegation has tasked itself with exposing the U.S. role in the kidnapping, torture and . . . |

Anand Naidoo (2021-06-02). The Heat: WHO approves second Chinese vaccine. america.cgtn.com The World Health Organization says it's a mistake for any country to think the danger of COVID-19 is over. But there is a sliver of hope with the approval of another Chinese-developed vaccine.

Anonymous007 (2021-06-02). Mexican Cartel Hunts Down Police Officers, Kills Them In Front Of Their Families. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | In Mexico, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) has started its own policy of terror. | The extremely violent organization has begun hunting police officers in their homes, abducting, torturing and ultimately killing them. | The cartel kidnapped several members of an elite police force in the state of Guanajuato, tortured them to obtain names and addresses of fellow officers and is now hunting down and killing police at their homes, on their days off, i…

WSWS (2021-06-02). On eve of crisis election, Peru more than doubles its COVID-19 death count. wsws.org The announcement, made on the eve of a crisis election, confirmed the sense within the population that the pandemic's impact was far greater than the government had admitted.

WSWS (2021-06-02). UK teachers suffer increased workload as government plans to lengthen working day. wsws.org The government is utilising the pandemic to usher in long-planned education restructuring.

WSWS (2021-06-02). Indian autoworkers strike against unsafe working conditions in pandemic. wsws.org In opposition to the herd immunity policies of the ruling elite, workers are demanding that industries follow scientifically-guided lockdown restrictions.

WSWS (2021-06-02). Germany's premature easing of lockdown measures threatens workers' lives and livelihoods. wsws.org The pandemic is by no means over, and the price for the risky easing of restrictions will be paid by the working class.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-02). Working with purpose in a post-pandemic world. imperial.ac.uk Academics, industry experts and investors explore the future of work and its potential to drive social change.

Olivia Engling (2021-06-02). Global Institutions Close Ranks Behind IMF $50 Billion Vaccine Plan. indybay.org Heads of the primary global financial, trade and health institutions urged government leaders to finance a $50 billion vaccine plan to end the pandemic…

Editor2 (2021-06-02). The Beginning of the End: #29M Anti-Bolsonaro Protests. orinocotribune.com On Saturday May 29, 2021, Brazil saw its biggest public mobilisations since the Coronavirus pandemic began. Hundreds of thousands of protesters, organised in 213 cities nationwide, took to the streets against the Bolsonaro-Guedes regime. Amongst the visible messages, anger was directed specifically at its mishandling of the pandemic, with demonstrators demanding vaccines, emergency payments, and indignant at the spiralling cost of living. | But the #29M protests were built around a unifying and unambiguous demand: an end to the Bolsonaro presidency. | "Being on the streets to fight is an extreme act, to say enoug…

Claudia Webbe (2021-06-02). This Amounts to Social Murder. The British Government's "Deadly Handling" of the Pandemic. globalresearch.ca The left has …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates ease physician shortage in world affected by COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ninety-eight students took part in commencement events on Friday, May 21, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine ? Arizona Campus and Sunday, May 23, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This is the first multistate commencement for Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and the first commencement for the inaugural class of students …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Brushing off the 'social rust' as COVID-19 restrictions ease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As society emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, many are feeling excited yet anxious and awkward about returning to normal life and interacting with others. What used to come so naturally doesn't feel so natural anymore. This article is written by Olivia Bogucki, Ph.D., is a clinical health psychology fellow in Primary Care at Mayo Clinic …

Dr. Pierre Kory (2021-06-02). Emerging Evidence Demonstrating the Efficacy of Ivermectin in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID-19. globalresearch.ca Abstract | Background | After …

_____ (2021-06-02). African Countries Urged To Manufacture COVID-19 Vaccines. popularresistance.org According to the council, the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa could be achieved through sharing of the intellectual property right, technology transfers and open non-exclusive licensing.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Available COVID-19 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Dissecting COVID-19 research and putting data in perspective. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. continues to decline. However, cases of COVID-19 are increasing in younger populations. "It's becoming a childhood disease," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Children have composed over 16,000 hospitalizations for COVID-19 and about 300 have died." …

Dr. Sadaf Gilani (2021-06-02). COVID "Vaccines": A Faltering Framework. globalresearch.ca On April 20, …

Jonathan Cook (2021-06-02). Was There a Wuhan Lab Leak? An Inquiry Won't Dig Out the Truth. It Will Deepen the Deception. commondreams.org "Our understanding of the origins of Covid has been narratively managed over the past 15 months and is still being narratively managed. We are being told only what suits powerful political, scientific and commercial interests." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/covid_china-1.jpg

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Patients now permitted two visitors at Mayo Clinic Health System locations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ALBERT LEA and AUSTIN, Minn. ? Patients are now permitted to have two visitors in inpatient and outpatient settings at Mayo Clinic Health System sites at all southeast Minnesota locations. The change is being made in response to consistently lowered COVID-19 positivity rates in the region and is subject to change should the situation change. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic updates masking, in-person meeting guidance. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on May 13 stating that people who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 do not need to socially distance or wear a mask indoors in most settings. This updated guidance excluded certain environments, including health care facilities. Mayo Clinic has reviewed its guidance for masking, distancing and …

David McLoone (2021-06-02). Johns Hopkins Prof: 'One of the Biggest Failures of Our Current Medical Leadership Is Ignoring Natural Immunity'. globalresearch.ca A Johns Hopkins …

WSWS (2021-06-02). Andy Niklaus, bus driver in Berlin, condemns dismissal of David O'Sullivan. wsws.org London bus driver David O'Sullivan was sacked by his employer Metroline after warning his colleagues about the spread of coronavirus at the depot where he worked.

WSWS (2021-06-02). Class action lawsuit filed against company pushing unsafe ionizers to reopen classrooms across the US. wsws.org Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by US schools on electronic air cleaners, or ionizers, whose manufacturers falsely claim they clean indoor air and kill coronavirus particles.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-02). £10 million investment as Imperial confronts 'brutal facts' on student diversity. imperial.ac.uk Imperial College London is to support Black and other underrepresented groups with a series of generous scholarships and studentships.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-02). 800 newborn brain scans made available to help clarify how some diseases develop. imperial.ac.uk The‚ÄØDeveloping Human Connectome Project (dHCP) has made the scans of 800 baby brains available to study how developmental disorders progress.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Sports cardiology helps patients get back in the game. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regular activity is good for the heart, but patients with heart conditions may wonder if it is safe to exercise. Mayo Clinic's Sports Cardiology Clinic is a specialty clinic where a team of cardiologists, exercise physiologists, and other specialists evaluate and treat heart conditions with a goal of keeping athletes active in sports. But who …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me? ANSWER: A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic to Offer National Cancer Survivors Day Video Series. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — To celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is offering a series of free videos on cancer survivorship topics presented by health care experts and cancer survivors throughout the month of June. "Beginning on Sunday, June 6, and continuing every Monday in June, we will release a different video on a …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Consumer Health: Antidepressants and tinnitus. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15% to 20% of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus also can be caused by a number …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Consumer Health: Understanding atypical depression. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about dealing with atypical depression. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. For some …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is a bicuspid aortic valve? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I consider myself to be in good health. I work out several times a week, but recently I began experiencing episodes of shortness of breath after going up and down the stairs in my home. After running on the treadmill a few weeks ago, I got dizzy and fainted. I went to my …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Consumer Health: Understanding the link between depression and pain. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Depression and pain are closely related. Depression can cause pain, and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Consumer Health: Summer eating with celiac disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With summer nearly here, thoughts turn to summer eating, including potlucks, picnics at the beach and celebrations. In addition to concerns about food safety and keeping sand out of the fruit salad, people with celiac disease need to be careful of gluten along the way. If someone with celiac disease will be at your summer …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Infographic: Cardiac ablation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about cardiac ablation.More healthtip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Consumer Health: Treating osteoporosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease, which affects approximately 10 million Americans, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Speech therapy often can help those whose speech is affected by stroke. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal, but she still has some difficulty communicating. She can read and understand others when they speak, but she often struggles to find the words she wants to say. While frustrated, she refuses to try speech therapy, saying it …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Detecting and treating thoracic aortic aneurysms. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. When the aorta is weak, blood pushing against the vessel wall can cause it to bulge like a balloon. This is called an aneurysm. Depending on the cause, size and growth rate, your thoracic aortic aneurysm …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-02). Science Saturday: How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org May is?ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?(ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs a person …

Staff (2021-06-01). 'Colombia's People are Orphaned & Massacred': President Maduro Urges Bachelet & Guterres to Speak Up. orinocotribune.com "Colombia's people are orphaned and massacred," said Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, commenting on the dire situation in the bordering country. "Orphaned because it [Colombia] has not taken care of them due to the coronavirus, and massacred by the repressive forces of Iván Duque. Thirteen young people killed with bullets, more than 200 disappeared, some bodies are already being found on the banks of the rivers, shot—a massacre, and the world does not react." | During a Sunday, May 30, address, President Maduro interrupted his COVID-19 report to speak about events in Colombia. Maduro took the opportunit…

Medea Benjamin (2021-06-01). Biden Should Make Normalizing Relations with Cuba "A Priority" dissidentvoice.org Waiting in line for food in Cuba. Photo credit: UPI.com Silvia from Miami, Eduardo from Hialeah, Abel from Lakeland. The names pour in on the donations page for "Syringes to Cuba" as Carlos Lazo promotes the campaign on his popular Facebook livestream. An energetic Cuban-American high school teacher in Seattle, Lazo created a group called …

Art Perlo (2021-06-01). Yale workers and community join in common struggles. peoplesworld.org For millions of workers, getting through the pandemic has been a major struggle for survival, while the largest corporations have enriched their wealth. The pandemic exposed the systemic, raw inequities in health, housing, and employment for Black and Latino families who suffered more losses. These realities are shaping workers' struggles emerging from COVID-19. One example …

Global Research News (2021-06-01). Selected Articles: Depopulation and the mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By At no time does the article mention the eugenist nature of deliberate population reduction, in connection with the covid plandemic, the coerced…

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2021-06-01). U.S. deprives Cuba of syringes it needs now. peoplesworld.org Cuba, the first Latin American country to develop its own COVID-19 vaccines, is presently short of syringes for immunizing its population against the virus. It's not feasible for Cuba to make its own syringes, and the U.S. blockade prevents Cuba from importing them from abroad. Most countries are experiencing a shortage of syringes. The New …

Rosalind English (2021-06-01). German Courts: more questioning of the legality of Coronavirus restrictions. ukhumanrightsblog.com On 28th of April I wrote up a judgment by Weimar District Court Judge Dettmar against masks and social distancing in schools, and his subsequent handling by the police and District Prosecutor. Judge Dettmar's decision of the 8th of April was overturned last week and the proceedings were discontinued. The same court had produced a …

Sean Callebs (2021-06-01). The Heat: Tokyo Olympics controversy. america.cgtn.com The race is on to get the pandemic under control ahead of this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Andrea Rodríguez (2021-06-01). Con su rumba cubana, Okuté sería un bálsamo en la pandemia. peoplesworld.org LA HABANA (AP) — Allá por la década de los 60, Tata percutía con sus manos de niño de 4 años cada pedazo de madera que tenía adelante y repetía a viva voz los aires populares afrocubanos que un viejo cantaba, sentado frente a la bodega de su barrio habanero de Párraga. Su madre Digna …

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2021-06-02: Social Media Postees

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U.S. behind detention of Venezualan diplomat: Release Alex Saab!
Sara Flounders | workers.org | 2021-06-02
Editor notes: Sara Flounders is part of a humanitarian delegation to Cabo Verde, led by Cabo Verdean religious leader Bishop Filipe Teixeira of the Diocese Of Saint Francis of Assisi, Catholic Church of the Americas. The delegation has tasked itself with exposing the U.S. role in the kidnapping, torture and . . . | Continue reading U.S. behind detention of Venezualan diplomat: Release Alex Saab! at Workers.org
workers.org/2021/06/56784/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=u-s-behind-detention-of-venezualan-diplomat-release-alex-saab

On eve of crisis election, Peru more than doubles its COVID-19 death count
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
The announcement, made on the eve of a crisis election, confirmed the sense within the population that the pandemic's impact was far greater than the government had admitted.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/peru-j02.html

Covid-19, our Public Schools and the Real-Time Lessons of Civic Democracy
Belle Chesler | juancole.com | 2021-06-02
By Belle Chesler | ( Tomdispatch.com) — It seems appropriate that the 2020-2021 school year in Portland, Oregon, began amid toxic smoke from the catastrophic wildfires that blanketed many parts of the state for almost two weeks. The night before the first day of school, the smoke alarm in my bedroom went off. Looking back, …
juancole.com/2021/06/schools-lessons-democracy.html

Emerging Evidence Demonstrating the Efficacy of Ivermectin in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of COVID-19
Dr. Pierre Kory | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-02
Abstract | Background | After | …
globalresearch.ca/review-emerging-evidence-demonstrating-efficacy-ivermectin-prophylaxis-treatment-covid-19/5746782

Was There a Wuhan Lab Leak? An Inquiry Won't Dig Out the Truth. It Will Deepen the Deception
Jonathan Cook | commondreams.org | 2021-06-02
"Our understanding of the origins of Covid has been narratively managed over the past 15 months and is still being narratively managed. We are being told only what suits powerful political, scientific and commercial interests." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/covid_china-1.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2021/06/02/was-there-wuhan-lab-leak-inquiry-wont-dig-out-truth-it-will-deepen-deception?cd-origin=rss

The Heat: WHO approves second Chinese vaccine
Anand Naidoo | america.cgtn.com | 2021-06-02
The World Health Organization says it's a mistake for any country to think the danger of COVID-19 is over. But there is a sliver of hope with the approval of another Chinese-developed vaccine.
america.cgtn.com/2021/06/02/the-heat-who-approves-second-chinese-vaccine

Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have a couple of opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Available COVID-19 …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-offers-covid-19-walk-in-vaccine-clinics-in-rochester/

Brushing off the 'social rust' as COVID-19 restrictions ease
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
As society emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, many are feeling excited yet anxious and awkward about returning to normal life and interacting with others. What used to come so naturally doesn't feel so natural anymore. This article is written by Olivia Bogucki, Ph.D., is a clinical health psychology fellow in Primary Care at Mayo Clinic …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/brushing-off-the-social-rust/

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Dissecting COVID-19 research and putting data in perspective
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
The number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. continues to decline. However, cases of COVID-19 are increasing in younger populations. "It's becoming a childhood disease," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Children have composed over 16,000 hospitalizations for COVID-19 and about 300 have died." …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-qa-podcast-dissecting-covid-19-research-and-putting-data-in-perspective/

Mayo Clinic updates masking, in-person meeting guidance
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on May 13 stating that people who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 do not need to socially distance or wear a mask indoors in most settings. This updated guidance excluded certain environments, including health care facilities. Mayo Clinic has reviewed its guidance for masking, distancing and …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-updates-masking-in-person-meeting-guidance/

Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine graduates ease physician shortage in world affected by COVID-19 pandemic
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Ninety-eight students took part in commencement events on Friday, May 21, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine ? Arizona Campus and Sunday, May 23, at Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This is the first multistate commencement for Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and the first commencement for the inaugural class of students …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-alix-school-of-medicine-graduates-ease-physician-shortage-in-world-affected-by-covid-19-pandemic/

Patients now permitted two visitors at Mayo Clinic Health System locations
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
ALBERT LEA and AUSTIN, Minn. ? Patients are now permitted to have two visitors in inpatient and outpatient settings at Mayo Clinic Health System sites at all southeast Minnesota locations. The change is being made in response to consistently lowered COVID-19 positivity rates in the region and is subject to change should the situation change. …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/patients-now-permitted-two-visitors-at-mayo-clinic-health-system-locations/

African Countries Urged To Manufacture COVID-19 Vaccines
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-02
According to the council, the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa could be achieved through sharing of the intellectual property right, technology transfers and open non-exclusive licensing.
popularresistance.org/african-countries-urged-to-manufacture-covid-19-vaccines/

COVID "Vaccines": A Faltering Framework
Dr. Sadaf Gilani | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-02
On April 20, …
globalresearch.ca/covid-vaccines-faltering-framework/5746805

Indian autoworkers strike against unsafe working conditions in pandemic
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
In opposition to the herd immunity policies of the ruling elite, workers are demanding that industries follow scientifically-guided lockdown restrictions.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/auto-j02.html

UK teachers suffer increased workload as government plans to lengthen working day
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
The government is utilising the pandemic to usher in long-planned education restructuring.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/eduk-j02.html

Profit Share of Corporate Income Falls In Pandemic
Dean Baker | cepr.net | 2021-06-02
I thought it was worth highlighting the drop in the profit share of corporate income reported for the first quarter of 2021. It did rise slightly from the 2020 average, but it is below the 2019 level. This means that, in spite of the high unemployment in 2020, the wage share actually rose slightly. (The …
cepr.net/profit-share-of-corporate-income-falls-in-pandemic/

A love letter to the working class
John Dick | peoplesworld.org | 2021-06-02
On a warm sunny day last summer, whilst most of my patrons were hunkered down by the pandemic, a magical moment happened. I had just finished a loop on one of my favorite streets when two starry-eyed eight-year-olds approached me. "Mailman John, do you have a minute? We have a surprise for you." Of course, …
peoplesworld.org/article/a-love-letter-to-the-working-class/

Germany's premature easing of lockdown measures threatens workers' lives and livelihoods
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
The pandemic is by no means over, and the price for the risky easing of restrictions will be paid by the working class.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/coro-j02.html

This Amounts to Social Murder. The British Government's "Deadly Handling" of the Pandemic
Claudia Webbe | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-02
The left has …
globalresearch.ca/social-murder/5746790

Working with purpose in a post-pandemic world
imperial.ac.uk | 2021-06-02
Academics, industry experts and investors explore the future of work and its potential to drive social change.
imperial.ac.uk/news/222833/working-with-purpose-post-pandemic-world

Global Institutions Close Ranks Behind IMF $50 Billion Vaccine Plan
Olivia Engling | indybay.org | 2021-06-02
Heads of the primary global financial, trade and health institutions urged government leaders to finance a $50 billion vaccine plan to end the pandemic…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/06/01/18842885.php

The Beginning of the End: #29M Anti-Bolsonaro Protests
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-02
On Saturday May 29, 2021, Brazil saw its biggest public mobilisations since the Coronavirus pandemic began. Hundreds of thousands of protesters, organised in 213 cities nationwide, took to the streets against the Bolsonaro-Guedes regime. Amongst the visible messages, anger was directed specifically at its mishandling of the pandemic, with demonstrators demanding vaccines, emergency payments, and indignant at the spiralling cost of living. | But the #29M protests were built around a unifying and unambiguous demand: an end to the Bolsonaro presidency. | "Being on the streets to fight is an extreme act, to say enoug…
orinocotribune.com/the-beginning-of-the-end-29m-anti-bolsonaro-protests/

Class action lawsuit filed against company pushing unsafe ionizers to reopen classrooms across the US
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent by US schools on electronic air cleaners, or ionizers, whose manufacturers falsely claim they clean indoor air and kill coronavirus particles.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/ioni-j02.html

Johns Hopkins Prof: 'One of the Biggest Failures of Our Current Medical Leadership Is Ignoring Natural Immunity'
David McLoone | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-02
A Johns Hopkins …
globalresearch.ca/johns-hopkins-prof-one-biggest-failures-current-medical-leadership-ignoring-natural-immunity/5746793

Andy Niklaus, bus driver in Berlin, condemns dismissal of David O'Sullivan
wsws.org | 2021-06-02
London bus driver David O'Sullivan was sacked by his employer Metroline after warning his colleagues about the spread of coronavirus at the depot where he worked.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2021/06/02/berl-j02.html

£10 million investment as Imperial confronts 'brutal facts' on student diversity
imperial.ac.uk | 2021-06-02
Imperial College London is to support Black and other underrepresented groups with a series of generous scholarships and studentships.
imperial.ac.uk/news/222573/10-million-investment-imperial-confronts-brutal

800 newborn brain scans made available to help clarify how some diseases develop
imperial.ac.uk | 2021-06-02
The‚ÄØDeveloping Human Connectome Project (dHCP) has made the scans of 800 baby brains available to study how developmental disorders progress.
imperial.ac.uk/news/222733/800-newborn-brain-scans-made-available

Consumer Health: Antidepressants and tinnitus
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15% to 20% of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus also can be caused by a number …
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/consumer-health-antidepressants-and-tinnitus/

Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Sports cardiology helps patients get back in the game
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Regular activity is good for the heart, but patients with heart conditions may wonder if it is safe to exercise. Mayo Clinic's Sports Cardiology Clinic is a specialty clinic where a team of cardiologists, exercise physiologists, and other specialists evaluate and treat heart conditions with a goal of keeping athletes active in sports. But who …
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Infographic: Cardiac ablation
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Learn more about cardiac ablation.More healthtip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Speech therapy often can help those whose speech is affected by stroke
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal, but she still has some difficulty communicating. She can read and understand others when they speak, but she often struggles to find the words she wants to say. While frustrated, she refuses to try speech therapy, saying it …
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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Detecting and treating thoracic aortic aneurysms
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body. When the aorta is weak, blood pushing against the vessel wall can cause it to bulge like a balloon. This is called an aneurysm. Depending on the cause, size and growth rate, your thoracic aortic aneurysm …
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: What is a bicuspid aortic valve?
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I consider myself to be in good health. I work out several times a week, but recently I began experiencing episodes of shortness of breath after going up and down the stairs in my home. After running on the treadmill a few weeks ago, I got dizzy and fainted. I went to my …
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Consumer Health: Understanding atypical depression
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about dealing with atypical depression. Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. For some …
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Mayo Clinic Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me? ANSWER: A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted …
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Mayo Clinic to Offer National Cancer Survivors Day Video Series
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
ROCHESTER, Minn. — To celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is offering a series of free videos on cancer survivorship topics presented by health care experts and cancer survivors throughout the month of June. "Beginning on Sunday, June 6, and continuing every Monday in June, we will release a different video on a …
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Consumer Health: Understanding the link between depression and pain
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Depression and pain are closely related. Depression can cause pain, and pain can cause depression. Sometimes pain and depression create a vicious cycle …
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Consumer Health: Summer eating with celiac disease
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
With summer nearly here, thoughts turn to summer eating, including potlucks, picnics at the beach and celebrations. In addition to concerns about food safety and keeping sand out of the fruit salad, people with celiac disease need to be careful of gluten along the way. If someone with celiac disease will be at your summer …
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Science Saturday: How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
May is?ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?(ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs a person …
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Consumer Health: Treating osteoporosis
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org | 2021-06-02
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this bone disease, which affects approximately 10 million Americans, according to the Office on Women's Health. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses, such as bending over …
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Mexican Cartel Hunts Down Police Officers, Kills Them In Front Of Their Families
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-06-02
Click to see full-size image | In Mexico, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) has started its own policy of terror. | The extremely violent organization has begun hunting police officers in their homes, abducting, torturing and ultimately killing them. | The cartel kidnapped several members of an elite police force in the state of Guanajuato, tortured them to obtain names and addresses of fellow officers and is now hunting down and killing police at their homes, on their days off, i…
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One Million Dead
Richard Eskow | commondreams.org | 2021-06-01
"Our economic and political struggles have left more than their share of victims, from those killed by police violence to those who have died from other causes: from poverty, from healthcare industry greed, or from the addictive gains of the pharmaceutical industry." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/covid_deaths-1.jpg
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From the Somme to COVID, the Deadly Toll of Bad Leadership
Patrick Cockburn | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-01
Dominic Cummings criticised the British government response to the Covid-19 pandemic as a case of "lions led by donkeys", a phrase commonly used to describe British military leaders in the First World War. He may have intended simply to abuse Boris Johnson and some of his ministers as catastrophically inept, but the comparison is valid…
counterpunch.org/2021/06/01/from-the-somme-to-covid-the-deadly-toll-of-bad-leadership/

Over 200 Brazilian Cities Rise Up Against "Genocidal" Bolsonaro
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-01
Massive rallies call for impeachment of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro | On Saturday, Brazilians took to the streets to protest against the chaos created by President Jair Bolsonaro's mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. | Demonstrations were a response to the tragedy of over 459,000 Brazilian lives taken by COVID-19, and the recklessness of their president faced with the crisis. | Currently, Bolsonaro is under investigation by a Senatorial Commission which is evaluating his COVID-19 policies and actions, including recommending the use of unproven drugs, and pressuring local officials to prevent sanitary…
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World Health Assembly 74: One year into the pandemic
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-06-01
One year into the pandemic, the World Health Assembly is holding its annual meeting. The continued financial challenges loomed over delegates as they discussed the possibility of a Pandemic Treaty, local production of medicines, and WHO's COVID-19 response…
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'Colombia's People are Orphaned & Massacred': President Maduro Urges Bachelet & Guterres to Speak Up
Staff | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-01
"Colombia's people are orphaned and massacred," said Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, commenting on the dire situation in the bordering country. "Orphaned because it [Colombia] has not taken care of them due to the coronavirus, and massacred by the repressive forces of Iván Duque. Thirteen young people killed with bullets, more than 200 disappeared, some bodies are already being found on the banks of the rivers, shot–a massacre, and the world does not react." | During a Sunday, May 30, address, President Maduro interrupted his COVID-19 report to speak about events in Colombia. Maduro took the opportunit…
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COVID Deaths Plunge after Major World City Introduces Ivermectin
Art Moore | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-01
A citywide initiative …
globalresearch.ca/covid-deaths-plunge-major-world-city-introduces-ivermectin/5746746

My Covid-19 Teaching Year
Andy Kroll | tomdispatch.com | 2021-06-01
It seems appropriate that the 2020-2021 school year in Portland, Oregon, began amid toxic smoke from the catastrophic wildfires that blanketed many parts of the state for almost two weeks. The night before the first day of school, the smoke alarm in my bedroom went off. Looking back, I see it as a clarion call, a shrieking, beeping warning of all the threats, real and existential, we'd face in the year to come. On that first day of what would be that fall's online version of school, I was still reeling from the loss of one of my dear friends. As wildfires approached her remote Sonoma County, California, home, she…
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Yale workers and community join in common struggles
Art Perlo | peoplesworld.org | 2021-06-01
For millions of workers, getting through the pandemic has been a major struggle for survival, while the largest corporations have enriched their wealth. The pandemic exposed the systemic, raw inequities in health, housing, and employment for Black and Latino families who suffered more losses. These realities are shaping workers' struggles emerging from COVID-19. One example …
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