Daily Archives: June 28, 2021

2021-06-28: News Headlines

Global Research News (2021-06-28). Selected Articles: Fauci and the Biden Admin Are Purposely Deceiving Us About the 'Delta Variant' Threat. globalresearch.ca By Prominent actors within the U.S. government have been lying to the American people about COVID-19 for 18 months and …

Peter Koenig (2021-06-28). The Coronavirus Vaccine: The Real Danger is "Agenda ID2020". Vaccination as a Platform for "Digital Identity" globalresearch.ca What is the infamous ID2020? It's an electronic ID program that uses generalized vaccination as a platform for digital identity. The program harnesses existing birth registration and vaccination operations to provide newborns with a portable and persistent biometrically-linked digital identity.

Tim Wheeler (2021-06-28). Amanda Gorman: A vital new voice of the struggle. peoplesworld.org The minute Amanda Gorman stepped to the microphone Jan. 20, 2021, and started reciting her poem, "The Hill We Climb," the crowd fell silent on the West Steps of the U.S. Capitol. It was Joe Biden's presidential inauguration. The audience, separated by COVID-19 protocol, was overcome with awe. Gorman is such a slender, small, young …

Teodrose Fikremariam (2021-06-28). Delta Variant Propaganda: COVID Mongering Biden, Fauci and Jab Extremists Are Stoking Fears to Deny Freedoms. globalresearch.ca

Mordechai Sones (2021-06-28). Lisbon Court Rules Only 0.9% of 'Verified Cases' Died of COVID, Numbering 152, Not 17,000 Claimed. globalresearch.ca Following a citizen's …

WSWS (2021-06-28). Missouri records highest rate of new COVID-19 infections in US. wsws.org The spread of the Delta variant in states with low vaccination rates, including Missouri, is driving up infections and hospitalizations, but government officials continue to place profits ahead of the well-being of their constituents.

The Associated Press (2021-06-28). Puerto Rico to Receive Nearly $4B in U.S. Pandemic Funds. latinorebels.com SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Monday that Puerto Rico will receive nearly $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds to help boost the U.S. territory's fight against COVID-19.

Staff (2021-06-28). Headlines for June 28, 2021. democracynow.org Iraq Condemns Violation of Sovereignty After U.S. Launches Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, Judge Sentences Ex-Cop Derek Chauvin to 22.5 Years in Prison for Murdering George Floyd, WHO Urges Vaccinated People to Keep Taking COVID Precautions as Delta Variant Spreads Across Globe, Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa Among Nations Ordering New Restrictions Amid Surge in Cases, Biden Says U.S. Will Continue to Support Afghan Gov't After Withdrawal as Taliban Takes New Territory, 9 Dead, 150+ Missing in Miami Condo Collapse as 2018 Report Shows Building Was Vulnerable, VP Kamala Harris Visits El Paso on U.S.-Mexico Bord…

Monterey Peace & Justice Center (2021-06-28). Tuesday 6/29: India: The world's largest strike, COVID crisis, Hindu nationalism, human rights. indybay.org Monterey Peace & Justice Center | 1364 Fremont Boulevard | Seaside, CA 93955…

Deadline for Democracy Coalition (2021-06-28). Friday 7/9: Walnut Creek: Deadline for Democracy Sidewalk Rally for Voting Rights. indybay.org Intersection of Ygnacio Valley Road and Civic Drive, Walnut Creek 94596 | This is a peaceful event. Follow current COVID safety guidelines.

Jake Johnson (2021-06-28). Dire Warnings as Covid Delta Variant Runs Rampant in Unvaccinated Missouri. zcomm.org "If people elsewhere in the country are looking to us and saying, 'No thanks' and they are getting vaccinated, that is good," said one health official in Missouri. "We will be the canary."

Israel National News (2021-06-28). Israeli Researchers: 'Rare Autoimmune Disease' Linked to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-06-28). Strikers Across Colombia Are Demanding Transformational Change. popularresistance.org What started as a Colombian protest against a regressive tax bill has become a national strike against police brutality and poverty. | The administration of President Ivan Duque has already pulled back the tax reform and the finance minister has resigned, but people are angry and marches and road blocks continue. Unions, student groups, and other organizations have formed a National Strike Committee which is negotiating with the government, demanding transformational change. | Among the strike committee's demands are guaranteed health care during the pandemic, a universal basic income, and a commitment to protect…

BALASPL (2021-06-28). Wednesday 7/14: Know Your Rights! Eligibility & Applying for Medi-Cal, Medicare, & Covered CA. indybay.org Online workshop…

John C. A. Manley (2021-06-28). Medical Doctor Warns that "Bacterial Pneumonias Are on the Rise" from Mask Wearing. globalresearch.ca Important article by John C. A Manley. First published in October 2020 | "A group is suing Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum and Tulsa Health Department Executive Director Bruce Dart, saying the city's mask mandate is harmful to healthy people," reports

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Consumer Health: Testicular self-exam. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Health care providers and medical organizations differ on their recommendations for testicular self-exams. Routine testicular self-exams can help you learn how your testicles normally look and feel. Then you're more likely to notice subtle changes. Changes in your testicles could be a sign of a common benign condition or, less likely, a serious condition such …

Fight Back (2021-06-28). Minneapolis takes back Pride. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds marched in the streets of downtown Minneapolis for Taking Back Pride, on June 27. Protesters demanded the conviction of all four officers involved in George Floyd's murder, justice for all victims of police crimes, the prevention of bathroom bills or medical gatekeeping, community control of the police, a stop to Line 3, freedom for all political prisoners and the wrongfully incarcerated, and freedom for Palestine. | These demands were made in keeping with the history of LGBTQI struggle for liberation and its often co-opted legacy of the heroic Stonewall Riot, a fight against the racist…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to offer sports participation physicals for local high school athletes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will offer sports physicals for area students who are entering seventh to 12th grades and want to participate in school sports programs. The exams, which follow the protocol set by the Minnesota State High School League, are open to all athletes from Southeast Minnesota. Exams will …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Cancer to COVID-19: Experimental treatment pivots in record time. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At the beginning of 2020, everyone in research and medicine who could pivot to focus on COVID-19 did. Scientists and physicians hauled out findings from previous epidemics. In papers and personal correspondence, they shared descriptions of the damage wrought by SARS-CoV-2. They started running potential drugs through their paces. "When you have a completely new …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Blood shortage: Consider donating. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Those who are eligible to donate blood are asked to roll up their sleeves and help in their local communities. "It is important to give blood right now because hospitals in the U.S. are having to manage a very depleted blood inventory," says Dr. Justin Kreuter, a transfusion medicine physician with the Mayo Clinic?Blood Donor …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cardiology pumps AI into patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to technology, Mayo Clinic is a leader in bringing the tools and science of artificial intelligence, or AI, into practice. In health care, AI is simply a way of programming a computer to process and respond to data for better patient outcomes. Mayo's AI work in Cardiovascular Medicine uses computer algorithms applied …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cardiology pumps AI into patient care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to technology, Mayo Clinic is a leader in bringing the tools and science of artificial intelligence, or AI, into practice. In health care, AI is simply a way of programming a computer to process and respond to data for better patient outcomes. Mayo's AI work in Cardiovascular Medicine uses computer algorithms applied …

WSWS (2021-06-28). Ignoring warnings of a third COVID-19 wave, Indian government eases restrictions. wsws.org Seizing on relative declines in the number of daily coronavirus cases and deaths, the Modi government and its state counterparts are creating the conditions for another deadly surge.

WSWS (2021-06-28). World Health Organization calls for vaccinated people to wear masks as global COVID-19 cases rise. wsws.org The rate of new confirmed coronavirus cases globally, which has declined steadily since the end of April, is again beginning to rise as the Delta variant continues to spread internationally.

WSWS (2021-06-28). Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines linked to rare cases of heart inflammation. wsws.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) concludes that a heart inflammation called myocarditis has occurred in about 1 in 80,000 vaccinations.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Sharing Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 vaccination experience special for young man with Down syndrome. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The parents of a young Florida patient were so grateful for the caring approach offered to their son during his COVID-19 vaccine appointment that they called back to express their appreciation and share their story. _______________________________________ When the father of a 19-year-old patient with Down syndrome brought his son, Tyler White, for a COVID-19 vaccination …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 vaccination rates stalling, infections from the delta variant rising. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Summer and fall are going to be a dangerous time for people in the U.S. who have not been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "I really think this exponential rise in the number of sequences that are delta must be taken …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-28). Mayo offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota: June 22-July 8. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org UPDATE: 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 opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Anyone 12 and older …

Joris Leverink (2021-06-28). Economic Update: How Capitalism Shapes Our Food. roarmag.org In this episode, Prof. Wolff presents updates on the economic aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: lockdowns vs vaccines, scientific debate vs corporate advertising, long-term vs short term costs, the billionaires made by profiting from vaccines, and false claims of vaccine profiteers. | In the second half of the show, Prof. Wolff is joined by former New York Times food-critic Mark Bittman to discuss his new book Animal, Vegetable, Junk. | You can support this show on

Thom Hartmann (2021-06-28). Here comes Donald Trump's Final Massacre. counterpunch.org While multimillionaire well-vaccinated Fox "News" hosts continue to sow doubt about masks and Covid vaccines to jack up the billions in revenue the channel brings in every year for the Murdoch family, the CEO of a hospital chain in Missouri is begging them to tell the truth. "The Delta variant is in the Ozarks," tweeted

Sandipan Talukdar (2021-06-28). How to know if a virus variant can escape vaccine protection. peoplesdispatch.org Amid new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 emerging across the world, experts explain how to ascertain whether a virus strain can escape the protection provided by a vaccine…

Leela Anand (2021-06-28). Sit-in protest at Georgia Dept. of Labor demands state not cut federal UI. liberationnews.org Protesters demanded the Georgia state government retain, not slash, the $300 per week federal unemployment benefits that were extended under the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act during the pandemic.

Staff (2021-06-28). After busting union drive, "progressive" vegan company lays off entire production staff. therealnews.com Workers at No Evil Foods labored through a deadly pandemic only to be suddenly notified this month that the company was moving operations out of state and laying off all production staff without severance.

_____ (2021-06-28). Oregon Landlords' Interests Upheld Vs. Tenants As Evictions Loom. popularresistance.org The State of Oregon's eviction moratorium officially ends on June 30. Millions of working class tenants across the state are bracing for an onslaught of evictions after more than a year of pandemic-era difficulties. Two contrasting interests intersect now that the moratorium is ending: more than 89,000 Oregon renters who owe back rent, and thousands of landlords who lost income in the last year while renters struggled to make ends meet after unprecedented job losses. An estimated $375 million in unpaid rent has accrued since April 2020. | Last week, the Oregon state legislature approved a 60-day hold on evictions…

WSWS (2021-06-28). New York Times report reveals Amazon's abuse of its workers during the pandemic. wsws.org Predictably, the New York Times' investigation uses its findings to sow illusions in the trade unions and Amazon's capacity to reform itself.

Editor (2021-06-28). The thin blue lies behind crime wave hype. mronline.org 2021 as the city, and nation, begin to climb out of a pandemic that saw mass economic and social fallout—to say nothing of the lives lost. A historic, once-in-a-lifetime worldwide event destabilized the lives of countless people, and also led to an undeniable rise in shootings and homicide across the country. | June 28, 2021…

Pubdatemon, 28 Jun 2021 10:18:59 -0400 (2021-06-28). When It Comes to War, Americans Remain Willfully and Incorrigibly Ignorant. commondreams.org "It's almost as if the pandemic unemployment benefits weren't the issue."

Lynn Parramore (2021-06-28). Article Top Economist: As Pandemic Recedes, a Chance to Rethink Unemployment. indybay.org The Chamber of Commerce, for example, has pushed the U.S. to stop expanded unemployment insurance benefits so that people will be forced to return to low-wage jobs. Some Republican-dominated states have jumped on board with this idea.

Liberation Staff (2021-06-28). Oregon landlords' interests upheld vs. tenants as evictions loom. zcomm.org Millions of working class tenants across the state are bracing for an onslaught of evictions after more than a year of pandemic-era difficulties…

Fight Back (2021-06-28). Commentary: Transgender movement beats Louisiana's 4 bigoted bills. fightbacknews.org Baton Rouge, LA – On June 22, Governor John Bell Edwards vetoed Louisiana's transgender sports ban, the state's last anti-transgender bill. The legislation was Louisiana's second attempted sports ban this year, on top of two failed healthcare bans. | But the courageous and relentless trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) movement beat all four of Louisiana's anti-trans bills. TGNC Louisianans' story reminds us of what LGBT+ Pride looks like: fighting for our dignity and winning. | How the evangelical Republicans launched their attack | TGNC people are suffering a historic crisis. States passed more anti-trans l…

news.un (2021-06-28). WHO guidance on Artificial Intelligence‚ÄØto improve healthcare, mitigate risks worldwide. news.un.org Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds "enormous potential" for improving the health of millions around the world if ethics and human rights are at the heart of its design, deployment, and use, the head of the UN health agency said on Monday.

news.un (2021-06-28). Violence against smuggled migrants widespread, but justice is lacking: UN report. news.un.org Migrants smuggled across borders are often subjected to extreme violence, torture, rape and kidnapping, whether in transit or in captivity, but authorities take little action to address these offences, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a report published on Monday.

Colin Todhunter (2021-06-28). Toxic Corporations are Destroying the Planet's Soil. counterpunch.org A newly published analysis in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science argues that a toxic soup of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides is causing havoc beneath fields covered in corn, soybeans, wheat and other monoculture crops. The research is the most comprehensive review ever conducted on how pesticides affect soil health. The study is discussed by

_____ (2021-06-28). Five Things We Should Fight For This Pride. popularresistance.org Trans youth are under attack around the country. Though we are only halfway through 2021, it has already become the worst year in recent history for legislative attacks on trans youth. 33 states have introduced anti-trans laws across the country, many of which ban trans students from playing sports. Arkansas recently became the first state to ban trans youth from accessing gender-affirming health care, and many other states have either passed or are debating similar bills. All of these laws must be repealed, and we need to build a militant trans rights movement to defend against these right-wing attacks. | The re…

Michel Burnier (2021-06-28). [Commentary] Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibition and kidney protection: Does improvement in kidney hypoxia play a role? thelancet.com The concept of suppressing renal glucose reabsorption in the proximal tubule to reduce plasma glucose levels and treat patients with diabetes has been elaborated more than 30 years ago when phlorizin, a relatively unselective inhibitor of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) was investigated [1]. This therapeutic approach of diabetes has been revived in the last 10 years with the development of several selective inhibitors of SGLT2 such as dapagliflozin, canagliflozin and empagliflozin [1]. Today, the results of several large clinical trials have demonstrated that this approach provides amazing kidney protectiv…

Abdul Hussain Azizi, Irfan Shafi, Matthew Zhao, Saurav Chatterjee, Stephanie Clare Roth, Maninder Singh, Vladimir Lakhter, Riyaz Bashir (2021-06-28). [Research Paper] Endovascular therapy for superior vena cava syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis. thelancet.com Our systematic review revealed high technical success, low restenosis, and low recurrence rates following ET. Collectively, these results support the paradigm of ET as an effective and safe treatment for patients with SVC syndrome.

Xuting Jin, Jiajia Ren, Ruohan Li, Ya Gao, Haoying Zhang, Jiamei Li, Jingjing Zhang, Xiaochuang Wang, Gang Wang (2021-06-28). [Research Paper] Global burden of upper respiratory infections in 204 countries and territories, from 1990 to 2019. thelancet.com The present study provided comprehensive estimates of URIs burden for the first time. Our findings, highlighting the substantial incidence and considerable DALYs due to URIs, are expected to attract more attention to URIs and provide future explorations in the prevention and treatment with epidemiological evidence.

Andrea Sturchio, Alok K. Dwivedi, Christina B. Young, Tarja Malm, Luca Marsili, Jennifer S. Sharma, Abhimanyu Mahajan, Emily J. Hill, Samir EL Andaloussi, Kathleen L. Poston, Fredric P. Manfredsson, Lon S. Schneider, Kariem Ezzat, Alberto J. Espay (2021-06-28). [Research Paper] High cerebrospinal amyloid-β 42 is associated with normal cognition in individuals with brain amyloidosis. thelancet.com Normal cognition and hippocampal volume are associated with preservation of high soluble Aβ42 levels despite increasing brain amyloidosis.

Pubdatemon, 28 Jun 2021 15:09:57 -0400 (2021-06-28). Cori Bush Proposal Aims to Keep Mental Health Crises From Ending in Police Violence. commondreams.org Democrats should take every opportunity to join with labor in challenging the corporations that trample over workers and the planet alike in their unquenchable thirst for profit.

Pubdatemon, 28 Jun 2021 15:05:42 -0400 (2021-06-28). Green Groups' Petition Urges Social Media Platforms to Ban Big Oil Ads. commondreams.org "Public safety is a public health issue. It's time our approach reflects that," said the Missouri Democrat.

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