2021-06-10: News Headlines

_____ (2021-06-10). Social Movements And Protestors Intensify Struggle In Colombia. popularresistance.org In today's episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the ongoing national strike in Colombia and the establishment of the National People's Assembly by various social movements, the ongoing vote count in Peru as the presidential runoff elections draw to a close, a countrywide strike for better wages and safe working conditions by health workers in New Zealand, the ongoing strike to demand a renewal of wages by garment and textile workers in Lesotho, and 6 years of the #NiUnaMenos movement against femicide and other forms of gender-based violence.

Carlos León Moya (2021-06-10). Socialist Teacher Takes Lead in Peruvian Election. zcomm.org Nation Reels from Pandemic & Political Crisis…

Staff (2021-06-10). Headlines for June 10, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Set to Announce U.S. Donation of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Poorer Nations, WTO to Start Negotiations on COVID Vaccine Patent Waivers, 8 Months After They Were Proposed, India Logs Pandemic-High Daily Death Toll; COVID Surges in Haiti, Where 0% Are Vaccinated, 10 Killed in Afghanistan as ISIS Attacks Mine-Clearing Charity, Rights Group Says Colombian Police Have Killed at Least 20 Anti-Government Protesters, U.S. to Keep Trump-Era Sanctions on Iran Even If Nuclear Deal Is Restored, AG Merrick Garland Explains DOJ Decision to Defend Trump in Defamation Case, TC Energy Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline…

Staff (2021-06-10). UN Human Rights Committee Calls for Suspension of Alex Saab's Extradition. orinocotribune.com On June 8, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Committee asked the Government of Cape Verde to suspend the extradition of Venezuelan diplomat and businessman Alex Saab while the international body is analyzing the case. | The committee's resolution includes a series of measures requested to Cape Verde to guarantee Saab's human rights, including access to independent medical professionals chosen by him to assess his health condition that, according to his legal team and relatives, has been deteriorating over the course of his detention. The Venezuelan diplomat is suffering from stomach cancer and has been denied…

Staff (2021-06-10). Venezuela Receives New Shipment of Supplies & Medical Equipment from China. orinocotribune.com Twenty nine tons of supplies and medical equipment arrived in Venezuela this Wednesday, June 9, from the People's Republic of China, as part of the air bridge created between the two nations. | The 17th flight completed since the inauguration of the air bridge between China and Venezuela, the shipment was composed of supplies for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 and included diagnostic kits, medication, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, related Venezuela's Minister for Health, Carlos Alvarado | Alvarado said that 61 ventilators for intensive care units will be distributed immediately to healt…

WSWS (2021-06-10). Australian authorities deny medical treatment to detained three-year-old Tamil refugee. wsws.org After being sick for ten days, three-year-old Tharnicaa was finally medevaced to the Australian mainland after developing sepsis.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Law firm vows to continue using bone scan device not fit for use on humans on Flint, Michigan residents. wsws.org The law firm Napoli-Shkolnik has made clear its disdain for medical professionals and Flint residents who have raised legitimate questions of safety, reliability and other related ethical questions.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

Marc Vandepitte (2021-06-10). Why are Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela Managing so Well in the Fight Against COVID-19? orinocotribune.com By Marc Vandepitte — Jun 8, 2021 | It is curious that the three American countries that are suffering harsh economic sanctions from the United States are doing much better than the others in their fight against covid-19. One thing is certain: the pandemic has highlighted the crisis of the neoliberal and capitalist model. | Actual number of deaths from covid | As in Europe, the coronavirus crisis has hit the American continent hard. Its ratio of deaths due to covid per number of inhabitants is six times higher than in the rest of the world. However, there are three countries that stand out above the rest for…

_____ (2021-06-10). Jail Populations Back Up After COVID-19. popularresistance.org It wasn't long after Matthew Reed shoplifted a $63 set of sheets from a Target in upstate New York that the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill. | Instead of serving a jail sentence, he stayed at home, his case deferred more than a year, as courts closed and jails nationwide dramatically reduced their populations to stop the spread of COVID-19. | But the numbers have begun creeping up again as courts are back in session and the world begins returning to a modified version of normal. It's worrying criminal justice reformers who argue that the past year proved there is no need to keep so many peo…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). Latin America among regions most in need of COVID-19 vaccines. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — WHO officials repeated their calls for the world's governments to accelerate plans to distribute coronavirus vaccines to hard-hit nations, warning that many countries in Latin America continue to see rising caseloads.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). Over 12,000 new coronavirus cases detected in Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — More than 12,000 new coronavirus cases have been detected in Iran during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry's spokeswoman said.

Staff (2021-06-10). Vaccine Hesitancy, Even by Healthcare Workers, Means Shots Expire, Variants Emerge, Pandemic Drags On. democracynow.org As President Biden pledges to buy half of a billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to give to the world, many Americans are refusing to get vaccinated, and thousands of Johnson & Johnson shots will expire soon. This week, Houston Methodist Hospital suspended 178 staff members who refused to abide by its mandate that employees be fully vaccinated. We speak with infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Syra Madad, who heads the largest public healthcare system in the United States and says we must counter vaccine hesitancy. She also describes her own struggle to encourage health aides in her own household to get the shot. "It…

Staff (2021-06-10). Biden to Buy 500 Million Vaccine Doses for Other Countries, But Billions More Needed to End Pandemic. democracynow.org President Biden's plan to buy 500 million doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine and donate them to 92 countries comes as health experts warn vaccination inequity could prolong the pandemic for everyone if the coronavirus continues to mutate, possibly making it more infectious and resistant to vaccines. Africa CDC Director John Nkengasong has said people on the continent are watching in "amazement" as Americans turn down vaccines, many of which are now expiring instead of being sent elsewhere. "Right now the game plan should be providing the surplus vaccines to countries around the world, because the pandemic is h…

Olivia Engling (2021-06-10). WTO Considers COVID Vaccine Access Waiver for Poor Countries. indybay.org The World Trade Organization began a process that could make it easier for poor countries to produce or procure COVID-19 vaccines. Pharmaceutical companies hold vaccine patents and WTO action is necessary to waive the patents. Less than 2% of coronavirus vaccines reached poor countries.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-10). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

Eds. (2021-06-10). Inequalities are shaping how we're fighting the Pandemic — and how we'll remember it. mronline.org COVID-19 infections in most countries have been hugely underestimated—not least because rich countries bought almost all the tests. | June 10, 2021 | Newswire…

G. Dunkel (2021-06-10). Shambling recovery from the COVID economic crisis. workers.org New York City, August 17, 2020. President Biden interrupted a long weekend at the Delaware shore to claim credit for the 559,000 new jobs which the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the economy added in May. He admitted to some bumps in the process, but said: "In short, this is . . . |

WSWS (2021-06-10). Victorian Labor government ends Melbourne lockdown despite ongoing COVID-19 transmission. wsws.org The announcement, lifting the restrictions even though new infections are being reported each day, is part of a drive by Labor and Liberal governments to end all lockdowns, including for future outbreaks.

Staff (2021-06-10). U.S. Led 2020 Nuclear Weapons Spending; Now Biden Going "Full Steam Ahead" on Trump's Nuclear Plans. democracynow.org As President Biden prepares for the G7 and NATO summits and a meeting with Vladimir Putin, we look at how the United States, Russia and other nuclear-armed nations continue to spend billions on nuclear weapons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite President Biden's criticisms of the Trump administration's nuclear policies during his candidacy, his administration is continuing initiatives to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal and is seeking $43 billion for nuclear weapons in his new budget. This comes as a new report from the Nobel Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons reveals global spendin…

Megan Redshaw (2021-06-10). Cleveland Clinic: Already Had COVID? Vaccine Provides No Added Benefit. globalresearch.ca A Cleveland Clinic …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). 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 …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). Neil Ferguson: Delta variant could cause a substantial third wave of Covid-19. imperial.ac.uk Professor Neil Ferguson says there is a risk of a substantial third wave of COVID-19 infections in the UK, driven by the Delta variant.

Bryce Covert (2021-06-10). There Is No Crisis of Laziness. thenation.com There Is No Crisis of Laziness…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

news.un (2021-06-10). Nine in 10 African nations set to miss urgent COVID vaccination goal. news.un.org Nine in 10 African nations look set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10 per cent of their populations against COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO), said on Thursday.

Staff (2021-06-10). Co-ops are democratizing the food chain. therealnews.com Millions went hungry when the pandemic hit, but at the Black-owned cooperative Brooklyn Packers, workers rose to the challenge by packing thousands of meals a week. In a sector known for exploitative pay and poor working conditions, people at the worker-owned cooperative are proving it's possible to pay food workers decent wages, while not making work hell. | This story has been supported by the

WSWS (2021-06-10). Unions end four-month strike of Brazilian teachers against Sà£o Paulo school reopenings. wsws.org In a criminal maneuver, the educators' unions in Sà£o Paulo ended the four-month strike against the homicidal reopening of schools as the pandemic approaches a third wave in Brazil.

WSWS (2021-06-10). Pandemic widens divisions in global economy. wsws.org According to the World Bank, the pandemic has "deepened the challenges of food insecurity and rising food prices for many millions of people."

Max Lawson (2021-06-10). Inequalities are Shaping How the Pandemic is Being Fought. counterpunch.org The first wave of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic did not have much impact in India; it was the second wave that was the most devastating. It is now thought that 12 million people died in India during the flu pandemic, the equivalent of 4 percent of the population at that time. Most of these deaths

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-06-10). India, Russia determined to implement S-400 agreement. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) — The delivery schedule of the much-awaited S-400 air defence system will not be impacted by the pandemic, Russia's Ambassador to India Nikolay R. Kudashev said on Thursday.

Oakland Privacy (2021-06-10). Wednesday 7/14: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info. | Omni Commons | 4799 Shattuck Ave.

Yanis Iqbal (2021-06-10). The Political Economy of Public Debt: a Marxist Critique of Modern Monetary Theory. orinocotribune.com By Yanis Iqbal — Jun 7, 2021 | As governments attempt to spend their way out of the crisis, ideas like Modern Monetary Theory have gained traction; Yanis Iqbal explains why it's no solution for the left to champion | During a crisis, ideas developing in the background seem to foreground themselves. In the pandemic catastrophe we are experiencing today, new economic theories purporting to present alternatives to the existing neoliberal regime have gained traction. Keynesianism or its updated variant named "Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)" is a paradigmatic example of this. | One of the central tenets of this the…

WSWS (2021-06-10). Nurses strike against New Zealand Labour government's pay freeze. wsws.org About 30,000 public healthcare workers went on strike for the second time in three years, against the Labour Party-led government's pay freeze and dangerous levels of understaffing.

George Wuerthner (2021-06-10). Thinning or Clearcut? counterpunch.org One hears continuously that the Forest Service doesn't clearcut anymore. Of course, what constitutes a clearcut is subject to interpretation. The following photos are all taken on the Deschutes NF in Oregon. These are "forest thinning" projects designed to reduce wildfires and "improve" forest health. How many trees do you need to leave behind so

Editor2 (2021-06-10). UN Committee Rules on Detention of Venezuelan Diplomat Saab. orinocotribune.com On Tuesday, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled on the illegal detention of the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and requested the government of Cabo Verde to suspend his extradition process to the United States. In addition, Cabo Verde was requested to take all necessary measures to ensure access to appropriate health care for him. | "Pursuant to Rule 94 of the Committee's rules of procedure, the state party [Cabo Verde] has been requested to refrain from extraditing Mr. Alex Nain Saab Morán to the United States of America while his case is under review by the Committee or until further notice," read…

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano (2021-06-10). Torture Enters the Courtroom. globalresearch.ca For the first …

WSWS (2021-06-10). Madrid embraces "Wuhan lab" conspiracy, ends mask mandate. wsws.org Despite the accelerating spread of the virus, Spain's PSOE-Podemos government intends to end the mask mandate in public spaces by the end of June.

GINIW Collective (2021-06-10). Minnesota Water Protectors Denied Medications and Phone Calls After Arrests. indybay.org Water Protectors in actions to shut down Enbridge's Line 3 in Northern Minnesota were denied their medications and phone calls.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). Imperial scientist to help study Venus in new planetary mission. imperial.ac.uk Imperial College London will contribute to new mission EnVision, which will study the geology and atmosphere of Venus.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). COAST study highlights need to monitor oxygen therapy in children with pneumonia. imperial.ac.uk Oxygen therapy can save the lives of children with pneumonia, but careful monitoring is needed to reduce harm, avoid over-reliance and protect supply.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). Imperial graduate wins Fulbright scholarship to study climate policy. imperial.ac.uk Geophysics graduate Chris Carter has won a place at the University of Minnesota to study a Master's in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-10). Geothermal energy could be cheaper to access thanks to a new drilling technology. imperial.ac.uk The ORCHYD project will develop a new drilling technique to help reduce the total cost of obtaining geothermal energy from deep hard rocks.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Consumer Health: Understanding migraine headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines. Migraine headaches can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine usually lasts from four to …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-10). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

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