2021-07-13: News Headlines

Liberation staff-Ohio (2021-07-13). Ohio activists fight for unemployment benefits, housing for all. liberationnews.org On June 26, members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation from the Miami Valley and Columbus chapters came together outside the Ohio Statehouse to protest the end of Ohio's $300 pandemic unemployment subsidy.

_____ (2021-07-13). Black Power And Anti-Carceral State Infrastructure. popularresistance.org It should not be surprising that last year, mutual aid groups in the United States had to step in where the government has historically failed. Groups like Black Lives Matter Nashville distributed dozens of micro-grants—even as, at the height of the pandemic, federal and state governments drug their feet to help everyday people. As we reel from the pandemic, instead of providing more resources, the Biden administration has pledged to devote more federal spending to police.

PAI (2021-07-13). Home care workers hit the streets to demand living wages, respect. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—Organized by the Service Employees, notably their Local 32BJ, thousands of home care workers and their allies took to the streets from coast to coast on July 13 to demand living wages and respect on the job. "Workers across the country are coming together. to demand jobs, care, and justice," SEIU posted as the logo …

WSWS (2021-07-13). Tennessee workers at military research facility continue strike for health and safety. wsws.org Approximately 670 skilled workers at Arnold Engineering and Development Complex (AEDC) in Tullahoma, Tennessee, voted overwhelmingly Friday to reject a new contract proposal, choosing instead to continue a strike that began on July 2.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Nurses strikes loom in Canada, Dominican Republic; Miners continue strike in Mexico; and Health workers to begin strike in Bolivia…

_____ (2021-07-13). The Truth About Plastics And Why We Need To Stop Production Now. popularresistance.org More knowledge is being gained about and more attention is being given to the harm caused to our health and the planet by plastics, from the start of their production to their disposal as waste that doesn't ever go away. Clearing the FOG speaks with Yvette Arellano, the founder and director of Fenceline Watch, an environmental justice organization based in Houston, Texas. Yvette explains that the Gulf Coast is not only the home of the oil and gas industries, but also the plastic industries that use petroleum, and how they impact mostly Vietnamese and Spanish-speaking communities. They describe the global effects…

Kevin Martin (2021-07-13). Peace on the Korean Peninsula Needs to Be a Priority. counterpunch.org President Joe Biden deserves credit for successfully re-engaging in international diplomacy. Extending the New START nuclear arms control agreement with Russia, rejoining the Paris Climate Accord, World Health Organization and UN Human Rights Council, and especially (hopefully soon) getting the U.S. back into the Iran anti-nuclear deal are significant achievements. Policy experts, grassroots organizations and

Answer Indiana (2021-07-13). Koreans in Japan face new wave of discrimination. answercoalition.org

Peter Koenig (2021-07-13). How to Dull People's Minds and Then Kill Them. dissidentvoice.org Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, born in Berlin in 1950, is a German medical doctor, a scientist and teacher. He practices foremost in the US, but also gives regular seminars in Germany. In the following one-and-a-half-minute video, Dr. Klinghardt says it all. What to do to totally control, dumb and eventually kill people: You spray their food …

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-13). Vaccines given in last 20 years could prevent 50 million deaths in LMICs. imperial.ac.uk Vaccinations given in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in the last 20 years will prevent 50 million deaths from infectious diseases.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-07-13). Metal-based molecules show promise against the build-up of Alzheimer's peptides. imperial.ac.uk In lab tests, Imperial researchers have created a metal-based molecule that inhibits the build-up of a peptide associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Staff (2021-07-13). Del mundo para Matanzas: Médicos de la Henry Reeve. cubadebate.cu En la noche de este lunes, arribaron a la ciudad de Matanzas 182 nuevos profesionales de la salud que se sumarán a la lucha que libra este territorio contra la Covid-19.De ellos, 103 se encontraban cumpliendo colaboración médica en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, mientras que los otros 79 lo hacían en Azerbaiyán, como parte del contingente internacionalista Henry Reeve.

Staff (2021-07-13). End the damn US embargo on Cuba already. therealnews.com This story appeared in Progressives in the U.S. and around the world on Monday demanded the Biden administration lift the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba and hundreds of sanctions on the country after thousands of Cubans protested the country's economic crisis, which has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. | The protests in Havana and s…

Staff (2021-07-13). 'Outside interference' in Cuban affairs is 'unacceptable' & foreign nations should let Havana solve its own issues, Moscow warns. rt.com Any foreign interference in the affairs of Cuba is completely unacceptable, Russia has declared, after the Caribbean country erupted in protest over an ever-worsening economy and the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. | In a comment published on its website, Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Maria Zakharova noted that Moscow is "closely following the development of the situation in and around Cuba." | "We consider outside interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state, and any other destructive actions that would encourage destabilization of the situation on the island, t…

Staff (2021-07-13). Boxeo cubano por continuar tradición ganadora en Tokio. cubadebate.cu Dar continuidad a una historia de 37 títulos será el gran reto del boxeo cubano en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020. øSerá posible repetir las tres coronaciones de Río 2016? El palmarés de los aspirantes apunta al sí. øSe vislumbran clásicos 'paseos' hacia el podio? Categóricamente no. øQuiénes son los principales favoritos? Julio y Andy.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Cuba sees largest protests in decades as economy deteriorates and COVID-19 pandemic worsens. wsws.org Thousands protested in and near Havana and other cities throughout the country in the largest wave of demonstrations since 1994.

Dr. Thomas Binder (2021-07-13). The Prevailing Corona Nonsense Narrative, Debunked in 10 or 26 Minutes. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-07-13). Australian epidemiologists call for tougher restrictions as NSW government admits Sydney COVID crisis is "out of control" wsws.org Ministers are admitting the inadequacy of their earlier policies, even as they resist expert calls for retail and workplace shutdowns as the only means of curbing Sydney's coronavirus outbreak.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-13). In 2020, rise in number of those affected by chronic hunger was more than last 5 years combined. peoplesdispatch.org The report underlines the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts as the major reasons for rising hunger in the world. It asks countries to increase social spending, end conflicts, and transform agriculture to let people grow what they can eat…

WSWS (2021-07-13). Washington and Oregon plan to fully reopen schools this fall as Delta variant spreads. wsws.org The push to fully reopen schools coincides with the CDC's issuance of new guidelines that further relax already inadequate safety measures intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on school campuses.

WSWS (2021-07-13). Amid warnings of 4,800 daily hospitalisations: UK prime minister Johnson green lights July 19 lifting of all COVID-19 restrictions. wsws.org What is being enforced is an upscaling of the social murder carried out by the Conservative government, which already taken the lives of over 152,000 people.

John Buell (2021-07-13). Why we need a Debt Jubilee for Renters as the Covid eviction Moratorium expires. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — What is going to happen when the eviction protections now scheduled to expire at the end of July finally do so? The rental deficits hanging over some tenants' heads are so extreme that default is virtually inevitable, and the numbers affected so many that rental debt is …

WSWS (2021-07-13). Educators angered over scrapping of COVID-19 mitigation measures in schools. wsws.org Teachers have voiced outrage over the CDC's reckless repudiation of safety measures, which by contrast has been championed by the corporate media, the teachers unions and the political establishment.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-07-13). Sydney Mockdown: The Delta Variant Strikes. counterpunch.org "Dear customers, if you are standing there reading this sign you are part of the problem. STAY THE FUCK HOME! Best, Sydney." — Note on store front, Sydney, Twitter, July 10, 2021 It is proving to be an unfolding nightmare. For a government that had been beaming with pride at their COVID contract tracing for

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-07-13). ONU alerta sobre el aumento del hambre en el mundo en pandemia. telesurtv.net El más reciente informe de la FAO apunta que la pandemia tiene repercusiones socioeconómicas en la población mundial.

Eyjolfur Gudmundsson, An Zhao, Nesrin Mogulkoc, Iain Stewart, Mark G. Jones, Coline H.M. Van Moorsel, Recep Savas, Christopher J. Brereton, Hendrik W. Van Es, Omer Unat, Katarina Pontoppidan, Frouke Van Beek, Marcel Veltkamp, Bahareh Gholipour, Arjun Nair, Athol U. Wells, Sam M. Janes, Daniel C. Alexander, Joseph Jacob (2021-07-13). [Research Paper] Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Survival analysis using visual and computer-based computed tomography assessment. thelancet.com PPFE quantification supports distinction of IPF patients with a worse outcome independent of established ILD severity measures. This has the potential to improve prognostic management and elucidate separate pathways of disease progression.

_____ (2021-07-13). 'Stop Blocking Global Covid Vaccines': Protests Greet Merkel's White House Visit. commondreams.org These state legislators are doing something brave and necessary on behalf of all people in the United States. They are exiting, for now, so that their counterparts in Washington can regain their backbones.

_____ (2021-07-13). Dems Request Meeting With Merkel to Discuss Germany's 'Blockade' of Vaccine Patent Waiver. commondreams.org "Every day Chancellor Merkel delays global action on Covid vaccines costs thousands of lives."

_____ (2021-07-13). 'A Truly Shameful Day': UK Government Condemned for Slashing Global Aid During Pandemic. commondreams.org

_____ (2021-07-13). Sports Teams: Congress Needs To Demolish the Everlasting Tax Shelter for Billionaires. commondreams.org One reporter described a new mailer, which falsely accuses Turner of opposing universal healthcare and a higher minimum wage, as "wildly dishonest."

Staff (2021-07-13). Headlines for July 13, 2021. democracynow.org Texas House Democrats Flee State to Stop GOP-Backed Voter Suppression Bills, Dozens Killed, 100+ Injured as Fire Tears Through COVID Ward in Iraq, Conflict, Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Cause Sixfold Rise in People Suffering Famine , WHO Blasts Calls for Extra Booster Shots While Billions Lack Vaccine Access, FDA Warns of Very Rare Guillain-Barré Cases Tied to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, Suspects in Assassination of Haitian President Had Ties to U.S. Law Enforcement, Cuban President Calls for End to Blockade as Biden Voices Support for Cuban Protesters, 32 Killed Across South Africa in Protests That Erupte…

WSWS (2021-07-13). Sri Lankan government to remove pandemic restrictions despite continuing Delta variant infections. wsws.org The Rajapakse government is moving to do away with existing restrictions defying numerous warnings from the World Health Organization and Sri Lankan health experts.

Staff (2021-07-13). Destacamento sanitario reforzará lucha en Ciego de àÅvila contra la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Este martes comenzará a llegar a Ciego de àÅvila un destacamento sanitario compuesto por personal médico y de enfermería para reforzar en esta provincia la lucha contra la COVID-19. En reunión del Grupo temporal de trabajo, José Ramón Machado Ventura, llamó a extremar las medidas en el tratamiento a los contagiados.

Staff (2021-07-13). Definen en Cienfuegos prioridades ante la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu Crear nuevas capacidades y mejorar la atención institucional de los casos, tanto en la hospitalización como en el aislamiento, deviene prioridad del trabajo intersectorial en Cienfuegos en medio de una compleja situación epidemiológica provocada por la COVID-19. La provincia inicia el período con 1 518 casos activos; de ellos 266 niños.

Staff (2021-07-13). Diario estadounidense critica plan para desestabilizar a Cuba. cubadebate.cu La campaña de desestabilización contra Cuba forma parte de un plan orquestado por las fuerzas más reaccionarias y ultraderechistas de Estados Unidos, aseveró este martes el diario Latinoamericano. Señala la publicación que desde hace unas semanas se articula la campaña SOS Cuba que pretende ayudar a los cubanos a enfrentar la COVID-19.

Staff (2021-07-13). Cuba reporta 5 613 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19, 3 662 altas y 29 fallecidos ( +Video). cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este lunes 12 de julio, Cuba confirmó 5 613 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19 y 29 fallecidos, según el parte diario publicado por el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap). En la jornada se dieron 3 662 altas, una cifra por debajo de los contagios. El llamado de las autoridades es a continuar extremando las medidas.

Staff (2021-07-13). Denuncia canciller cubano campaña de desestabilización contra Cuba (+ Video). cubadebate.cu "Es sabido que el Gobierno de Estados Unidos identificó el impacto del virus y la pandemia como una oportunidad para reforzar el bloqueo con motivaciones políticas y aplicar lo que llamó medidas de máxima presión para reforzar la agresión a nuestro país. "Ha sido un intento deliberado, cruel, oportunista de aprovechar las condiciones de una pandemia para intentar estrangular nuestra economía", denunció Rodríguez Parrilla.

Staff (2021-07-13). Cuba ha aplicado más de 7.5 millones dosis de candidatos vacunales anticovid. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del 11 de julio se acumulan en Cuba 7 507 406 dosis administradas con los candidatos vacunales cubanos anti-COVID-19, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública. Hasta la fecha, 3 047144 personas han recibido al menos una dosis, 2 565 754 ciudadanos una segunda dosis y un millón 894 mil 508 sujetos la tercera.

Editor2 (2021-07-13). Efficacy of 91.2% with two Doses of Soberana 02 and one of Soberana Plus. orinocotribune.com Results of clinical trials of this combination of Soberana candidate vaccines were announced yesterday at a meeting of the government's COVID-19 task force, led by First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez | The combination of two doses of the candidate vaccine Soberana 02 and one of Soberana Plus, administered in a 0-28-56 day regimen, was found to have an efficacy of 91.2 percent, in preventing symptomatic cases of COVID-19, reported Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), at Thursday's meeting of the Cuban government's COVID-19 prevention and c…

Manolo De Los Santos — Vijay Prashad (2021-07-13). The United States Tries to Take Advantage of the Price Cubans are Paying for the Blockade and the Pandemic. counterpunch.org Cuba, like every other country on the planet, is struggling with the impact of COVID-19. This small island of 11 million people has created five vaccine candidates and sent its medical workers through the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade to heal people around the world. Meanwhile, the United States hardens a cruel and illegal blockade of the island, a medieval siege that has been in place for six decades.

Al Neal (2021-07-13). Unvaccinated people continue to get sick and die from COVID. peoplesworld.org A double dose of the Covid-19 vaccine means a return to (somewhat) normalcy. It is the moment we have all been anxiously waiting for, and it has been a long wait. So, by that logic, one would assume everyone would see compelling reasons behind getting vaccinated, taking off those face coverings, and breathing in a …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-13). New vaccine platform invented by Mayo enters COVID-19 clinical trial. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic lab member is purifying an adenovirus vector for preclinical testing. A novel single-cycle adenovirus vaccine platform developed by Mayo Clinic will be used to target multiple infectious diseases and cancer indications, beginning with a phase 1 clinical study using the platform as a vaccine for COVID-19. Developed to enhance the expression of target antigens, the single-cycle adenovirus platform is under investigation for its ability to amplify immune responses. In contrast to replication-defective…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-13). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccination and precautions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am due to get my second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a few weeks. I understand this is an important step for me and my community, but I'm unsure what guidelines I should follow. Some of my friends are traveling, and they seem to have thrown all caution to the wind. What can I expect after being vaccinated for COVID-19, both physically and when in public? ANSWER: It is completely normal to have…

Ethan Huff (2021-07-13). Post-COVID Vaccine Deaths Are Not Being Autopsied — Why? globalresearch.ca Dr. Jane Orient, …

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-07-13). Letter to Physicians: Four New Scientific Discoveries Regarding the Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Matt Agorist (2021-07-13). COVID Vaccine Manufacturer Johnson and Johnson Ordered to Pay $263 Million for Role in Opioid Overdose Epidemic. globalresearch.ca

S.D. Wells (2021-07-13). Worst "Side Effect" Ever: Heart Inflammation Happening All Over the World Due to Blood Clotting Caused by COVID-19 Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Olivia Engling (2021-07-13). Jubilee USA Statement on G20 Finance Ministers Meeting and Communiqué. indybay.org G20 finance ministers and central bank governors met in Venice, Italy, on COVID response, economic recovery, vaccines, debt relief and global tax agreements on July 9-10, 2021.

Steve Watson (2021-07-13). Video: CNN Doctor Says It's "Time to Start Mandating" COVID Vaccines. globalresearch.ca

Olivia Engling (2021-07-13). G20 Finance Ministers Meet in Venice on Global COVID Response. indybay.org G20 finance ministers begin two-day meetings in Italy on Friday on COVID response, economic recovery, vaccines, debt relief and global tax agreements. More than 265 groups signed a letter organized by Jubilee USA urging the G20 to act on debt relief, aid and COVID healthcare for developing countries.

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