Daily Archives: November 14, 2021

2021-11-14: News Headlines

Ricardo Delgado (2021-11-14). Video: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine? globalresearch.ca The results of their analysis by electron microscopy and spectroscopy are far-reaching. Graphene oxide is a toxin which triggers thrombi and blood coagulation. It also has an impact on the immune system. Graphene oxide accumulated in the lungs can have devastating impacts.

Robert J. Burrowes (2021-11-14). Corrupt Science and Elite Power: Covid-19 "Techno-Slavery" and the "Great Reset" Are Now Imminent. globalresearch.ca Do you like to believe that scientists are studying the evidence — whether in relation to Covid-19 or anything else — and delivering high quality knowledge that can be used to guide public policymaking so that it might better serve …

Joel Warner (2021-11-14). WEEKEND READER: Learning To Live With Forever COVID. dailyposter.com

_____ (2021-11-14). Another Housing Crisis in America Is Coming. strategic-culture.org There is now an unprecedented spike in housing costs while COVID-19 has driven down the wealth of the average American. | Let's begin our discussion of the next Housing Crisis with a relevant personal anecdote, that is a microcosm of what is happening all over the United States right now. | Some of my relatives made the wise decision to live within their means and build a smaller (by American standards) house in the early 2000s. They live in the Midwest which means there is generally plenty of space for a big house even within city limits. Mortgages and loans were super easy to get for even fantastically large su…

Huanjia Zhang (2021-11-14). Hundreds of Toxic Chemicals Are Coursing Through Our Tap Water, New Report Says. truthout.org Since 2019, more than 320 toxic substances have been detected in U.S. drinking water systems, according to a new analysis by the Those harmful chemicals are linked to cancer, adverse birth and reproduction outcomes, impaired brain development, and a revolving door of other deleterious health impacts. | The findings, part of the 2021 update to EW…

WSWS (2021-11-14). Health care unions call off Kaiser strike, announce four-year agreement with real wage cuts. wsws.org Saturday's move is the latest betrayal by the unions in the United States, which are working to sabotage a growing movement by workers against wage stagnation and unsafe working conditions.

JP Sottile (2021-11-14). The Tragic Cycle of Bottled Water. truthout.org The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHS)

Dean Baker (2021-11-14). Imagine if Stopping Climate Change Was More Important than Making Climate Change Billionaires. cepr.net We are still getting through a worldwide pandemic that has taken tens of millions of lives. While we did develop effective vaccines, they were not produced and distributed quickly enough to prevent enormous loss of life. This is a tragedy that should force us to ask how we could have done better. On the other …

_____ (2021-11-13). China And Solutions To Climate Change. popularresistance.org Last year, President Xi Jinping, pledged that China's CO2 emissions would peak before 2030, and China would become carbon neutral before 2060. | China has a track history of setting ambitious, nearly impossible goals and then achieving them–often before deadline–so this pledge is significant. Under the CPC, China has already created "an economic miracle" in transforming China into the largest economy in the world. It ended extreme poverty while creating the largest middle class in the world. It has virtually eradicated Covid through non-pharmaceutical methods, while vaccinating up to 20 million people daily, an…

Jessica Corbett (2021-11-13). Senate urged to reject Biden's 'poor choice' for FDA chief over ties to Big Pharma. nationofchange.org "The Senate… must reject Califf's nomination and demand that Biden nominate an individual who has been dedicated to advancing public health."

Brian Williams (2021-11-13). Guantánamo trial exposes brutality of CIA torture. themilitant.com In testimony before a sentencing jury of eight senior military officers Oct. 28, Majid Khan read a statement in court detailing his personal experiences being tortured by the CIA. Khan has been imprisoned for 15 years by the U.S. government at its notorious military facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which it occupies against the will of the Cuban people. | "I thought I was going to die," Khan said, describing the various torture techniques he was subjected to, including beatings, sexual assaults, being chained naked from a ceiling beam for long periods, starved, doused repeatedly with ice water to keep him awake…

Richard Horton (2021-11-13). [Comment] Offline: Decolonisation and the demand for a just memory. thelancet.com According to Kehinde Andrews in The New Age of Empire, the deceit of modern science is its claim to stand for a set of universal values in the service of human progress. Andrews is the UK's first Professor of Black Studies. In his view "Whiteness is at the heart of Enlightenment thinking". The values that science affirms are not based on the universal but, instead, on a purely white particular. Today's western descendants of the Enlightenment "are fundamentally incapable of even naming the racism that is the basis of the global political and economic system".

Monica E Peek (2021-11-13). [Comment] By any means necessary: why lowering insulin prices is relevant to racial health equity. thelancet.com When young revolutionaries in the 1960s sought to free Black people in the USA from lives of structured racism (ie, the differential access to opportunity, goods, and services by race) "by any means necessary",1 few people imagined this movement might one day include efforts to overcome exorbitant insulin prices. Yet organisations such as the Black Panther Party (BPP) understood long ago how poverty and other structural inequities lead to worse health, and were instrumental in creating a framework for cross-sector collaboration to address health disparities in low-income Black communities.

Prakash Bhuyan, Jennie Medin, Hugo Gomes da Silva, Madhavi Yadavalli, Magnus Nord (2021-11-13). [Correspondence] Just how common is TTS after a second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine? — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We agree with Sue Pavord and colleagues about our analysis1 of very rare cases of potential thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) after a second dose of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222)—that is, that most of the 13 cases do not fulfil the criteria to be catagorised as definite or probable vaccine-induced thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (VITT), as defined by the UK Expert Haematology Panel criteria.2 This failure to meet the criteria for definite or probable VITT is because crucial information regarding clinical and laboratory parameters was missing, which remains the key limitation of assessing…

Ethan Huff (2021-11-13). If You Take the COVID Vax, You Can Never Achieve Full Immunity Again — Government Stats Unveil the Horrifying Truth. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-11-13). Vuelta a la Patria Program Returns 250 Venezuelan Migrants from Peru. orinocotribune.com A total of 250 additional Venezuelans returned to their homeland from Peru through the Vuelta a la Patria program, in an Airbus 340-200 flight of the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services (CONVIASA), under strict COVID-19 biosecurity measures. | This was reported by the Foreign Ministry through its Twitter account and through a press release. |

Staff (2021-11-13). Yale researchers detect 'Remdesivir-resistant' Covid mutation. rt.com Researchers have discovered what's believed to be the first Covid-19 mutation resistant to the antiviral drug Remdesivir outside of the lab, according to a new preprint study. | In Though such mutations have been produce…

Staff (2021-11-13). Celebration of Kamala Harris' trip as 'gaffe-free' stuns conservatives and liberals alike. rt.com A White House reporter's description of Vice President Kamala Harris' recent trip overseas as "gaffe-free" left conservative critics lauding accusations of bias while outraged liberals cried racism. | "VP Harris ends 5-day (gaffe-free) Paris trip [with] multiple themes," Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg's senior White House reporter tweeted after Harris' trip was complete, noting her time spent attending forums and speaking with French president Emmanuel Macron. | VP Harris ends 5-day (gaffe-free) Paris trip w multiple themes—hours w Macron (global stage/sub tiff amends), research lab (covid/cancer/science), A…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Kaiser workers must take up the fight to eliminate COVID-19! wsws.org Nearly 32,000 nurses and other Kaiser Permanente health workers are set to strike next Monday in southern California, Oregon, Washington state and Hawaii.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Striking Kaiser workers must take up the fight to eliminate COVID-19! wsws.org Nearly 32,000 nurses and other Kaiser Permanente health workers are set to strike next Monday in southern California, Oregon, Washington state and Hawaii.

Gérard Delépine (2021-11-13). Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming. globalresearch.ca Vaccination has spread worldwide. And everywhere it has been followed by a dramatic rise in new infections and mortality. How many deaths and severe accidents will it take for governments, WHO, health agencies FDA, EMA, to look at the proven results of this experimental pseudo-vaccination?

Makia Freeman (2021-11-13). The mRNA COVID Vaccine Is Not a Vaccine. globalresearch.ca First posted by Global Research on January 15, 2021 | It's NOT a vaccine. The mRNA COVID vaccine now being militarily deployed in many nations around the world, is NOT a vaccine. I repeat: it is not a vaccine. It is …

WSWS (2021-11-13). Over 40 killed by floods in South India and Sri Lanka. wsws.org Most affected are working people and the poor, in urban as well as rural areas, who have already been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and hikes in the prices of essentials.

Staff (2021-11-13). National Guard general defies Pentagon's Covid-19 vaccine mandate for soldiers. rt.com Brigadier General Thomas Mancino has informed National Guard soldiers under his command in Oklahoma they can ignore the Defense Department's Covid-19 vaccine mandate with no repercussions. | Mancino released his anti-mandate memo this week shortly after being appointed to his position as Adjutant General of 10,000 National Guard troops by Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican who has previously blasted the vaccine mandate for military personnel. | The memo from the newly-appointed commander of Oklahoma's National Guard was first reported on by The Oklahoman on Friday. It states that "no negative administrative or leg…

Editor2 (2021-11-13). Cuba's 2020 Containment of COVID-19. orinocotribune.com By Charles McKelvey — Nov 5, 2021 | Cuba was as prepared for COVID-19 as any nation could be. It formulated a comprehensive plan, with various institutions working together to formulate and implement a plan, prior to the arrival of the virus on the island. As a result, the virus was effectively contained in 2020, with two relatively mild peaks. But in 2021, due to various external and internal factors, there occurred an explosion of cases. This high third peak reached its highest level in August 2021, which now appears to be under control. In both stages of the struggle against COVID, Cuba has demonstrated t…

Staff (2021-11-13). YouTube suspends senator over Covid-19 vaccine video. rt.com Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson was temporarily suspended from YouTube for allegedly spreading "harmful misinformation" after he published a video discussing injuries related to Covid-19 vaccination. | Johnson accused YouTube of "censoring the truth" on Friday evening after his roundtable discussion video, which featured "stories from doctors, scientists and the vaccine injured," was taken off the platform and led to his temporary suspension. | For the 5th time this year, This time they don't want…

Michael J Murphy, William Damsky, Matthew D Vesely (2021-11-13). [Clinical Picture] A pruritic psoriatic plaque develops at the donor site of an autologous skin graft: Koebner phenomenon. thelancet.com A 64-year-old man attended our dermatology clinic with a rectangular-shaped pruritic rash on the upper part of his right thigh and oval pink plaques on his right forearm. The patient said that the lesions had developed gradually over the previous few weeks. 3 months earlier, he had developed necrotising fasciitis of his right forearm after a fishing trip; tissue cultures had grown Vibrio vulnificus and an emergency fasciotomy had been done by plastic surgery colleagues. To repair the wound on his arm, a split-thickness rectangular patch of skin had been harvested from the upper part of the patient's right thigh a…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org Thousands of Indonesian workers demonstrate for higher minimum wage; Bangladeshi private sector transport workers strike; South Australian health workers impose bans; Country Road warehouse workers strike in Melbourne…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Canada's two largest provinces reject vaccine mandates for health workers. wsws.org Ontario's and Quebec's refusal to adopt this vital public health measure will result in still more unnecessary deaths. It is also a political gift to the far right.

Sharmila Devi (2021-11-13). [World Report] Sudan coup prompts fresh health and humanitarian fears. thelancet.com Medicine and food could run short as donors halt aid following the military's seizure of power. Sharmila Devi reports.

Editor2 (2021-11-13). Class Warfare and Socialist Resistance: Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela as Existential Threats to the US. orinocotribune.com By Ajamu Baraka — Nov 11, 2021 | Why do Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela pose such an existential threat to the U.S.? The promise of socialism and their resistance to US class warfare. | One of the extreme ironies of the latest attack by the settler-colonial regime of the United States against the national democratic project of Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua, the second poorest nation in the Americas, universal healthcare and education are guaranteed to the population as a human right, while in the U.S. those kinds of basic human rights are distant dreams. | The day after the so-called progressive block of legi…

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-13). Vital Medical History Denied–Book Whitewashed Class War as Cause of Workers' Illness from. indybay.org Eliminating the concept of class war, a deliberate attempt to bury the history of the worker's progressive role in fighting for better health and health care under the profit system.

John C. A. Manley (2021-11-13). 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

WSWS (2021-11-13). Australian union ends industrial campaign by Victorian mental health workers. wsws.org The mental health workers' dispute has worn the workers down with a long drawn out campaign, driving over-worked traumatised members to the point where they simply caved in.

Sue Pavord, Marie Scully, Will Lester, Mike Makris, Beverley J Hunt (2021-11-13). [Correspondence] Just how common is TTS after a second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 vaccine? thelancet.com Prakash Bhuyan and colleagues1 suggest that thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS) can occur after the second dose of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222). We feel it is necessary to distinguish TTS, which can have a number of causes, from vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), which has a very specific immune pathophysiology (appendix). None of the 13 individuals reported in their Correspondence1 can be categorised as having definite or probable VITT, using the UK Expert Haematology Panel criteria.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-11-13). Vital Medical History Denied–Book Whitewashed Class War as Cause of Workers' Illness fro. indybay.org WORKERS struggles written out of medical history | (correction from the last submission)…

WSWS (2021-11-13). Scranton teachers union seeks to divert strike with fruitless appeals to the Democrats. wsws.org The unions are seeking to divert and end the first teachers strike since the beginning of the pandemic, organizing a stunt protest outside the state capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday.

teleSUR (2021-11-13). UNESCO Marks Anniversary In Defense of Solidarity and Culture. telesurenglish.net UNESCO's General Assembly addresses the challenges of global education in the wake of the impact of the pandemic and other issues of global concern. | Forest Whitaker: "Today, I had the privilege to speak at UNESCO's 75th anniversary ceremony. Its purpose to build the defenses of peace in the minds of people is a universal mission that can speak to the heart of every human being."

WSWS (2021-11-13). School bus drivers launch wildcat strikes across the United States. wsws.org In recent weeks, school bus drivers in multiple states across the US have engaged in strikes, including numerous wildcat actions independent of the unions, to protest abysmal pay and workloads exacerbated by the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Travel nursing demand reaches all-time high amidst nursing shortage and Delta surge should be in pandemic. wsws.org While demand for travel nurses has spiked multiple times throughout the pandemic, the spread of the Delta variant has put an unprecedented strain on staffing levels, causing hospitals to contract out to private agencies.

WSWS (2021-11-13). Travel nursing demand reaches all-time high amidst nursing shortage and Delta surge. wsws.org While demand for travel nurses has spiked multiple times throughout the pandemic, the spread of the Delta variant has put an unprecedented strain on staffing levels, causing hospitals to contract out to private agencies.

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