2021-07-19: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-07-19). Urgent action is necessary to stop the US Delta variant surge! wsws.org The United States is in the midst of a major new upsurge of the COVID-19 pandemic that threatens a "wave of infection" throughout the country.

Julian Rose (2021-07-19). The Covid Protagonists "State of Engineered Chaos": Forming the Cells of the Global Resistance. globalresearch.ca

John Buell (2021-07-19). This time, it is the Students and the Unions that the Gov't Needs to Bail out for a Healthy Economy. juancole.com Southwest Harbor, Maine (Special to Informed Comment) — Digging our way back out of the pandemic recession will not be easy, but we have the advantage of knowing what worked and did not work in the 2008 crisis. Any policy choice today does not operate on a blank slate. No one knows this more than …

Mike Ervin (2021-07-19). Smart Ass Cripple: The Search for the Perfect Exploitable Worker. progressive.org With the pandemic causing millions of workers to forgo crappy, low-wage jobs, employers are now scrambling to find people to exploit. That's where the disabled come in.

WSWS (2021-07-19). As Delta variant spreads in German schools, government intensifies herd immunity policy. wsws.org The federal and state governments are putting the lives and health of tens of thousands more people at risk by demanding unsafe face-to-face teaching at the end of the summer holidays.

_____ (2021-07-19). Americans Are Calling For Freedom In The US. popularresistance.org The hashtag #SOSUSA became one of Twitter's top political trends this weekend, as thousands of Americans posted calling for freedom in the United States and protesting poverty, police brutality, and a lack of free healthcare. | Many of…

Nan McCurdy, Nora McCurdy (2021-07-19). Evo Morales Denounces New U.S.-Led Operation Condor. covertactionmagazine.com Plan follows precedent of 1970s state-sponsored assassination campaign targeting leftists. Operation Condor was a U.S.-directed secret intelligence program in the 1970s and early '80s in six South American U.S.-backed dictatorships—Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay—that resulted in the torture and "disappearance" of thousands of people. The victims included dissidents and leftists, union and peasant …

Global Research News (2021-07-19). Selected Articles: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca By

Staff (2021-07-19). COVID-19 en el mundo: Reino Unido estrena el primer día sin restricciones por coronavirus con los casos disparados. cubadebate.cu Reino Unido estrena hoy el llamado Día de la Libertad, una jornada en la que quedan eliminadas las últimas restricciones por la pandemia, lo que se acomete pese a que la comunidad científica se muestra contraria y se prevé que las infecciones en el país —que rondan ahora los 50 000 positivos diarios— alcanzarán los 200 000 al día a finales de verano.

Staff (2021-07-19). Los dígitos se van de viaje, viaje sorprendente y finales creativos. cubadebate.cu Este acertijo lo dedico a un destacado acertijando camagàºeyano que se recupera de la covid-19, llegue a él toda nuestra energía positiva. Ya descubriremos su identidad. Pondremos a prueba conocimientos, habilidades numéricas; pensamiento vertical y lateral. Y para balancear un ejercicio de buscar finales creativos y con humor criollo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Fallece médico internacionalista cubano en Santiago de Cuba. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, a las 3 de la tarde, luego de una cruenta batalla con la COVID-19, falleció en Santiago de Cuba, el médico internacionalista Graciliano Díaz Bartolo. Integrante de la primera brigada cubana que fue a auxiliar al pueblo de Lombardía, azotado por la pandemia.

Staff (2021-07-19). Organización Panamericana de la Salud donará 12 toneladas de insumos médicos a Cuba. cubadebate.cu En las redes sociales, la OPS dio a conocer que el cargamento incluye medicamentos, test de laboratorios y protectores faciales, así como otros medios de protección. Cuba enfrenta en los últimos tiempos una adversa situación epidemiológica asociada a la Covid-19, con cifras de contagios que superan los seis mil por día.

WSWS (2021-07-19). COVID-19 cases across the US have more than doubled in the last two weeks. wsws.org The surge of infections across the United States with the hyper-transmissible Delta variant has commenced as the vaccination campaign has stalled, leaving millions unvaccinated and vulnerable.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Tentative contract agreement with Providence Medical Center in Everett, Washington leaves nurses facing chronic understaffing. wsws.org The contract "highlights" published by UFCW Local 21 provide only sketchy details, but the agreement clearly falls far short of meeting the demands by nurses for adequate pay and staffing.

WSWS (2021-07-19). Many health workers across Australia remain unvaccinated as coronavirus outbreak spirals out of control. wsws.org With a major COVID outbreak in Sydney and Melbourne, there are still tens of thousands of aged care workers who have not been vaccinated, as a result of government policies.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-07-19). Dr. David Martin: There Is No "Delta" Variant — "Novel" Coronavirus Known as COVID-19 Was Patented Two Decades Ago. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-07-19). 84-hour weeks: A striking Frito-Lay worker describes horrors of working for chip giant. therealnews.com Hundreds of workers at the Frito-Lay manufacturing and distribution plant in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike since July 5. Workers at Frito-Lay have endured years of disrespect, and many at the plant have seen their wages stagnate and fall behind other employers in the area. On top of that, workers have been caught in a horrible cycle that was greatly exacerbated by COVID 19: While more people stayed home during the pandemic and ate a lot more chips, the incredibly high turnover at Frito-Lay means that folks who stayed on have been forced to work longer hours, with some pulling 12-hour shifts seven days…

Al Neal (2021-07-19). With Tokyo Olympics five days away, COVID makes things surreal. peoplesworld.org After a yearlong pandemic delay, followed by months of public speculation—"will it or won't it happen"—the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo are now just five days away. The usual televised Olympic events will take place, fans will be watching in excitement, but it will also be something different. Something a bit surreal. There will …

ecns.cn (2021-07-19). China calls on WHO to oppose politicization in further COVID origin study. ecns.cn China's Foreign Ministry on Monday called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to maintain its scientific and professional position in tracing the origins of COVID-19 and firmly oppose the politicization of the matter as it prepares for the second phase of study.

WSWS (2021-07-19). UK government proceeds with criminal "Freedom Day" and junks COVID safety measures. wsws.org In the last seven days, Britain recorded 296,768 new cases of COVID-19, up 41 percent on the previous week and the second highest seven-day total in the world. Only Indonesia with 341,749 cases, but with a population of 276.5 million—four times the size of Britain—recorded more.

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-07-19). French Face 6 Months in Jail for Entering a Bar or Restaurant Without a COVID Pass. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Charles Hoffe (2021-07-19). Canadian Doctor Defies Gag Order and Tells the Public How the Moderna COVID Injections Killed and Permanently Disabled Indigenous People in His Community. globalresearch.ca This article was originally published in April 2021. | Charles Hoffe has …

_____ (2021-07-19). Only International Solidarity Can Defeat Covid For Good. popularresistance.org In early March of this year, I was in a hospital bed in Delhi for a week following a Covid diagnosis. This was just about four weeks before the second wave hit the country, showcasing the dystopic deadliness of the virus. It was strangely calm at that time with fewer than ten Covid patients at the facility; the same hospital was recently treating close to 400. | I'd occasionally chat with the nurses who recalled the 'Covid times' earlier in the year when each nurse had to attend to up to a dozen patients at a time. But thankfully that, they said, was in the past; the virus had been controlled. Later, I thought of…

WSWS (2021-07-19). Australian ruling elite demands an end to all lockdowns as COVID crisis escalates. wsws.org There is a clamour from big business for governments to take on popular sentiment, lift all restrictions and let the virus rip.

Staff (2021-07-19). Presidente cubano visita plantas productoras de medicamentos e insumos médicos para enfrentar la COVID-19. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, visita la planta de insumos médicos del Centro de Neurociencias, en el municipio habanero de Playa, donde están enclavadas las líneas de producción de mascarillas quirúrgicas y de hisopos para las pruebas de la COVID-19. Antes estuvo en la Empresa Laboratorios Farmacéuticos AICA.

Emma-Louise Fenelon (2021-07-19). New Lawpod UK episode: Vicarious trauma in the legal profession. ukhumanrightsblog.com The Covid pandemic has brought the mental health of those within the legal profession into sharp relief. For some people, the past 18 months will have been the first time they have discussed their mental health with clients, colleagues, and supervisors. To celebrate reaching 500,000 listens on the podcast, I wanted to do something a …

Staff (2021-07-19). Headlines for July 19, 2021. democracynow.org COVID Cases on the Rise Among Olympic Athletes Days Ahead of Tokyo Opening Ceremony, Boris Johnson Self-Isolates as U.K. Reopens; Mass Protests in France over COVID Measures, Delta Variant Spreads Across Africa, Latin America, Where Vaccines Are Sorely Lacking, Young Children at Risk as U.S. Cases Surge in Areas with Low Vaccination Rates, DOJ Set to Challenge U.S. Judge Ruling Declaring DACA Unlawful, Israeli Spyware Company's Software Targeted Phones of Journalists and Politicians Around the World, Death Toll in Western Europe Flash Floods Nears 200; 70 Major Wildfires Rage in Western U.S., Colombian Police Say…

Association of American Physicians, Surgeon (2021-07-19). Majority of US Physicians Decline COVID Shots, According to Survey. globalresearch.ca First published by …

Mordechai Sones (2021-07-19). Lisbon Court Rules Only 0.9% of 'Verified Cases' Died of COVID, Numbering 152, Not 17,000 Claimed. globalresearch.ca First published on …

_____ (2021-07-19). Biden Clarifies 'Facebook Isn't Killing People' After Blaming Social Media Companies for Covid-19 Deaths. commondreams.org An investigation revealing abuse of NSO Group's Pegasus malware led the whistleblower to declare: "This is an industry that should not exist."

_____ (2021-07-19). In Gift to Rich Tax Cheats, Republicans Strip IRS Funds From Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. commondreams.org "We've now reached stratospheric inequality. Billionaires burning into space, away from a world of pandemic, climate change, and starvation."

Susan Price (2021-07-19). Ecosocialist Bookshelf – For a people's green new deal. greenleft.org.au Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents A People's Green New Deal, plus three new books on pandemics and two on the global food crisis.

SCC Single Payer Coalition & others (2021-07-19). Saturday 7/24: Pass M4A Now! San Francisco March & Rally for Medicare for All. indybay.org San Francisco: 1 Ferry Building at the Embarcadero Plaza…

Declaration for American Democracy & partners (2021-07-19). Saturday 7/17: La Honda: Good Trouble Protest for Democracy & Voting Rights. indybay.org Post Office sidewalk, 8865 La Honda Road, La Honda, CA 94020 | Peaceful Action. Masks & follow all current COVID guidlines.

Oakland Privacy (2021-07-19). Wednesday 8/18: Oakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State. indybay.org We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA 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.

Olivia Engling (2021-07-19). Puerto Rico Medicaid Funding Advances in Congress. indybay.org Permanent Fix Needed for 1.5 million US Citizens, Asserts Religious Development Group…

sputniknews (2021-07-19). Chinese Scientists Point to Natural Origins of COVID-19. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Multiple Chinese scientists have come to the conclusion that the novel coronavirus has natural origins and could not have been artificially created, a new report published by the Science China Life Sciences academic journal says.

sputniknews (2021-07-19). Bill Gates and George Soros Reportedly Team up for Buyout of UK Coronavirus Testing Company. sputniknews.com The billionaires are close to buying a company which has managed to develop a 10-minute COVID-19 test that it aims to make for as little as $1.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). How can I prevent runner's diarrhea? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Runner's diarrhea is characterized by frequent, loose bowel movements during or immediately after a run. Runner's diarrhea is most common in long-distance runners. This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff. ___________________________________________ The cause of runner's diarrhea isn't clear. Contributing factors likely include the physical jostling of the organs, decreased blood flow to the intestines, changes in intestinal hormone secretion, increased amount or introduction of new food, and pre-race anxiety and stress. What is clear…

news.un (2021-07-19). Domestic violence, forced marriage, have risen in Sudan: UN-backed study. news.un.org Deteriorating economic conditions since 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have fuelled an increase in domestic violence and forced marriage in Sudan, a UN-backed study has revealed.

news.un (2021-07-19). Chess calms nerves, improves mental health throughout pandemic. news.un.org Marking World Chess Day on Tuesday, the UN is celebrating the fact that while COVID-19 has forced most sports to scale down, this ancient game of intellect, not brute strength, has demonstrated remarkable resilience and adaptability throughout months of lockdown worldwide.

news.un (2021-07-19). Fewer women than men will regain work during COVID-19 recovery: ILO. news.un.org Fewer women will regain jobs lost to the COVID-19 pandemic during the recovery period, than men, according to a new study released on Monday by the UN's labour agency.

Staff (2021-07-19). Díaz-Canel destaca solidaridad del sector privado en tiempos de pandemia: °Somos un solo pueblo! cubadebate.cu Díaz-Canel destacó la solidaridad de los trabajadores por cuenta propia, quienes en estos tiempos de pandemia se han sumado a la lucha contra el coronavirus. En su cuenta en Twitter elogió el gesto de privados residentes en Santa Clara que fueron este Día de los Niños al Hospital de Campaña donde son atendidos 50 niños positivos a la COVID-19.

Staff (2021-07-19). Cuba reporta 6 505 nuevos casos positivos a la COVID-19, 61 fallecidos y más de 10 mil altas médicas (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Cuba confirmó al cierre de este domingo 6 505 casos positivos a la COVID-19, 61 fallecidos y 10 481 altas médicas, informó en conferencia de prensa el doctor Francisco Durán García, director nacional de Epidemiología del Ministerio de Salud Pública. En la jornada de ayer, dijo, se procesaron 44 310 muestras en los laboratorios de biología molecular del país.

Staff (2021-07-19). Entran en vigor las nuevas regulaciones para la importación de alimentos, aseo y medicamentos. cubadebate.cu Desde hoy los pasajeros que arriben a Cuba puedan importar alimentos, aseos y medicamentos, sin pagar los aranceles de Aduana que actualmente están establecidos. Es una autorización excepcional, como parte de medidas que contribuyen a mejorar la situación de escasez de estos productos, debido a la crisis económica del país por la pandemia y el bloqueo.

Staff (2021-07-19). Desde Canadá, medicamentos e insumos para el hospital de Cárdenas. cubadebate.cu Desde Calgary, Canadá, llegó a Matanzas una ayuda solidaria para el hospital de Cárdenas. Cubanos residentes en esa ciudad norteña prepararon el donativo que incluye insumos, analgésicos, jeringuillas y otros materiales necesarios.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic named a 'Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index and was named one of the "Best Place To Work For Disability Inclusion" by the American Association of People with Disabilities, the nation's largest disability rights organization, and Disability: IN, the global business disability inclusion network. "The 100% score on the Disability Equality Index shows Mayo Clinic's determination and continuous efforts to create a more equitable society for people with disabilities," says Anjali Bhagra, M.D., medical director for…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London adds cardiology, gastroenterology, lung care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Mayo Clinic Healthcare, an outpatient clinic that provides personalized health care ranging from preventive screenings and tailored wellness plans to second opinions for complex diagnoses, is adding several medical specialties including cardiology, gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine. Dr. G. Anton Decker, president of Mayo Clinic International The clinic, located at 15 Portland Place in the Harley Street Medical Area in London, also serves as a gateway to Mayo Clinic's roughly 4,000 physicians in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Working toward more diversity in orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Of all the medical and surgical subspecialties, orthopedic surgery historically has had the lowest percentage of women and minorities. Mayo Clinic's orthopedic surgery department is working to change that. This summer, two female medical students are participating in an eight-week clinical and research internship in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The program was developed by Nth Dimensions, an organization that seeks to bring more women and minorities into the profession. "I think it's important…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-19). Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic experts available to comment on Olympics. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic experts are available to offer comments throughout the Olympics on everything from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on training and competition to injuries that athletes may be dealing with. Here is a sampling: Chad Asplund, M.D.Dr. Asplund is a primary care sports medicine physician. He can discuss endurance sports, rhabdomyolysis, heat injury, sleep and athletic performance. Elijah Behr, M.D.Dr. Behr is a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London…

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