Monthly Archives: December 2022

2022-12-31: News Headlines

SP Editor (2022-12-31). Ralph Nader: The New York Times Is Diminishing Itself. scheerpost.com

Anonymous103 (2022-12-31). France Confirms Peace Agreements For Ukraine Are Lie. southfront.org | The Minsk agreements of 2014-2015 gave Ukraine time to strengthen the Armed Forces and prepare for war against Russia, former French President Francois Hollande confirmed the claims previously made former German Chancellor Merkel. | The former French president made his claims in an interview with The Kiev Independent. | Journalists asked Hollande if he agreed with the statement of former German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the agreements allowed to "freeze" the conflict between Russia and Ukraine…

_____ (2022-12-31). Saab Oral Argument Focuses On Legitimacy Of Maduro Government. popularresistance.org On December 20, in the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida, Judge Robert N. Scola heard oral arguments on Alex Saab's motion to dismiss the case against him. The factual issue for the Court to decide was "whether Mr. Saab was a special envoy from Venezuela to Iran traveling on a mission when he was detained in Cape Verde and extradited to the U.S. and, therefore, entitled to diplomatic immunity." Dan was present for the hearing and will discuss, in detail, the hearing results. WTF has been following The Case of Alex Saab since his detainment on Cape Verde 12 June 2020. Today is our third update.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-31). In Video 18+: Bloody Gunfight And Heroism On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-31). Reportan sismo de magnitud 5,8 en Ica, Perú. telesurtv.net La Dirección de Hidrografía y Navegación (DHN) subrayó que el temblor no generará un tsunami en el litoral peruano.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-31). Video registra asesinato de una persona durante represión en Perú. telesurtv.net La víctima, identificada como Edgar Prado de 51 años, no estaba participando en las movilizaciones.

____ (2022-12-31). Xi meets Putin via video link. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Russian President Vladimir Putin via video link on Friday.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-31). Capturan a presunto feminicida de ecuatoriana María Belén Bernal. telesurtv.net El asesinato de la abogada ecuatoriana ocurrió en el interior de la Escuela Superior de la Policía, en Quito.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-31). Tasa de homicidios rompe récord histórico en Costa Rica. telesurtv.net El Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) reportó hasta el 28 de diciembre 638 homicidios en 2022.

Juan Cole (2022-12-31). Israelis react to Extremist new Government: "They have come to Destroy," A Gov't "Based on Hatred," and "the End of Liberal Israeli Democracy" juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) The new government in Israel has formally been voted in, with a 63-vote majority in the 120-seat Knesset or parliament. While the far right in Israel is ecstatic, even those a little closer to the center than the new extremists are full of trepidation. A former prime minister, Ehud Olmert, …

Felix Abt (2022-12-31). Shameless Hypocrisy: West Shows Solidarity with Chinese Protesters While it Conceals its Own Earlier Massive Atrocities Against China. covertactionmagazine.com Of course, police brutality against peaceful protesters in China and elsewhere is reprehensible and condemnable. When it happens in China, it is particularly heinous—at least from the point of view of Western mainstream media and politicians who are particularly concerned about human rights in China. Only exceptionally does a Western mainstream media outlet—such as the …

John Perry (2022-12-31). Washington Blames Record Migration on 'Communism' When the Causes Are Closer to Home. orinocotribune.com By John Perry Dec 24, 2022 | John Perry examines the real reasons for growing numbers of migrants crossing the border into Texas | After two years of Joe Biden's presidency, four times as many undocumented migrants are trying to cross the border into the United States, and he's getting desperate to explain away the increase. | In September, the administration discovered a new narrative: that migrants are fleeing "communism." | The White House ignores that fact that in the fiscal year just ended, migrants coming from the three countries he labels "communist" formed less than a third of the total: of the 2.7…

Angela (2022-12-31). Sunday 1/15: Q&A Discussion of two short documentary films about Apartheid. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-31). George Santos: The Perfect Résumé. southfront.org Written by Dr. Binoy Kampmark | The true résumé is rarely honest. The entire document is based on a stream of twisting embellishments, fanciful achievements, and, in some cases, pure fiction. Read it, as you would, an autobiography, which could only interest audiences by what it omits, what it underlines, and what it pretends to celebrate.The wrinkles vanish, the wounding sores patched; the skin moisturised, the face lifted by delicate textual surgery. Its writing, and its acceptance by a…

Manlio Dinucci (2022-12-31). Il "Padrone del Globo" ci porta le bombe nucleari. globalresearch.ca Gli Stati Uniti — come annunciato lo scorso mese* — hanno cominciato in dicembre a inviare in Italia e altri paesi europei le nuove bombe nucleari B61-12. Lo conferma un documento ufficiale del Dipartimento della US Air Force. Esso stabilisce …

Dongsheng Collective (2022-12-31). No. 129 | 2022 Retrospective Part II. dongshengnews.org

Jeff Pao (2022-12-31). China urged to disclose more Covid DNA data. asiatimes.com Western experts are urging China to disclose more data related to its current Covid wave, particularly the genome sequencing information that can be used to identify new mutant strains. The United States, Japan, South Korea, India and Taiwan have recently reintroduced Covid tests for travelers from China, which will allow more people to fly overseas …

Dieter Funke, Michael Klare (2022-12-31). Utopias and Dystopias as Places of Mental Retreat and Cooperation with China. indybay.org Joe Biden and his foreign policy team are in many ways still entrenched in the Cold War era, and his administration has generally taken a far more antagonistic stance toward China than Obama. It is not surprising, then, that the progress Kerry made with his Chinese interlocutors in Glasgow largely fizzled out as tensions over Taiwan grew more intense.

____ (2022-12-31). HKSAR welcomes NPC Standing Committee's interpretation of provisions in Hong Kong national security law. ecns.cn John Lee, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), on Friday welcomed and thanked the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) for an interpretation of provisions in the Hong Kong national security law.

____ (2022-12-31). Xi addresses 2023 New Year gathering of China's top political advisory body. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday addressed a gathering organized by the country's top political advisory body to ring in the year of 2023.

T.P. Wilkinson (2022-12-31). Let Bygones be Bygones: Fresh Analysis Instead of Nostalgia. dissidentvoice.org In another years China will be stronger, and by that time the Chinese Communist Party will be a hundred years old. The United States will surely be envious and ill-intentioned, but it doesn't dare attack China, not even with a single bullet. It will research germ contamination. That is immoral. After it finishes with …

____ (2022-12-31). Steps taken to ensure COVID preparedness. ecns.cn China's recent shifts in COVID-19 control strategy are well-paced, with sufficient preparatory work in place to handle the resulting surge in medical demand, authorities said on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-31). China adjusts tariff plan to include more items. ecns.cn China has decided to adjust its tariff plan for 2023 and expand the number of tariff items in line with the need for industrial development and technical advancement, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Thursday.

____ (2022-12-31). 50 couples hold traditional wedding ceremony in SW China. ecns.cn Fifty couples hold a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony at Jianmenguan scenic area in Guangyuan City, southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday.

____ (2022-12-31). Int'l experts upbeat about China 2023 | German economist: I'm pretty much optimistic. ecns.cn I think the development in 2023 will be better than in 2022, especially the case for the second half year. I'm pretty much optimistic about 2023 compared to 2022.

____ (2022-12-31). couples hold traditional wedding ceremony in SW China. ecns.cn Fifty couples hold a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony at Jianmenguan scenic area in Guangyuan City, southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday.

____ (2022-12-31). NPC Standing Committee gives interpretation of provisions in Hong Kong national security law. ecns.cn The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Friday adopted an interpretation of Article 14 and Article 47 of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

____ (2022-12-31). China upholds truth, openness in disclosing information on COVID-19 deaths: officials. ecns.cn In response to rumors that China's COVID-19 death toll is understated, experts and officials from China's health authorities said that China has insisted on the principle of truth and openness in disclosing information on deaths and severe cases for COVID-19 and will uphold the principle.

____ (2022-12-31). Winter fishing in full swing in Northeast China. ecns.cn Haernuo in Zhenlai County, northeast China's Jilin Province, known as the "fishing island in northern China", opened the annual winter fishing season.

____ (2022-12-31). 2022 newborn panda cubs meet public at SW China breeding base. ecns.cn Thirteen panda cubs about half a year old, all born this year, met the public on Thursday at the breeding base in Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-31). Anuncian visita del presidente de Filipinas a China en enero. telesurtv.net Ferdinand Marcos Jr. visitará Beijing entre el 3 y el 5 de enero próximos para impulsar la amistad y cooperación.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-31). China designa como nuevo canciller a su embajador en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Qin Gang fue viceministro de Exteriores a partir de 2018 y asumió en 2021 como embajador en los EE. UU.

In Contempt (2022-12-31). In Contempt #24: Mumia Pushes for New Trial, Updates on Antifascist Prisoners, Support #StopCopCity Arrestees. itsgoingdown.org In this column, we present our monthly roundup of political prisoner, prison rebel, and repression news, happenings, announcements, action and analysis. Packed in as always are updates, calls to action, fundraisers, and birthdays. There's a lot happening, so let's dive right in! New Year's Eve Noise Demos It's almost New Year's Eve, which means there's…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-31). Censorship Prohibits Spreading Truths, And Demands Spreading Lies. southfront.org | Written by When

Anonymous103 (2022-12-31). Major US Anti-Tank Systems Deal Underscores Taiwan Fortifying Itself Against Future Invasion. southfront.org

KATIE (2022-12-31). 2022 Round Up: 30 impacts for the Palestinian liberation struggle! bdsmovement.net

Michael Jansen (2022-12-31). Muslim Authorities Condemn Taliban Ban on Women in Universities, as NGOs Close in Protest. juancole.com By Michael Jansen | ( The Irish Times ) Four global aid agencies have suspended services in Afghanistan in response to a Taliban ban on women working at non-governmental organisations (NGOs). In a joint statement, Care, Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council and the International Rescue Committee said: "We cannot effectively reach …

Mickey Z. (2022-12-31). How an "Activist" Celebrates New Year's Eve (2011 & 2012). dissidentvoice.org I took the photo above shortly before midnight on December 31, 2011, at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Manhattan. Please allow me to explain. Members of Occupy Wall Street and other local "activist" groups held a "noise demo" in front of the jail to let the prisoners know they were not forgotten (or something …

The Conversation (2022-12-31). 3 Reasons local Climate Activism is more powerful than People realize. juancole.com By Adam Aron, University of California, San Diego | (The Conversation) Global warming has increased the number of extreme weather events around the world by 400% since the 1980s. Countries know how to stop the damage from worsening: stop burning fossil fuels and shift to renewable energy, electrify transportation and industry, and reduce …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Holiday driving safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be a hazard on the highway. If you're getting behind the wheel, one Mayo Clinic expert has some tips to keep you and your family safe on the road. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/psGh9P5iKW8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Safety tips to keep you out of the emergency department this winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter brings snow, cold and ice that can create hazardous conditions leading to serious injury. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Sue Cullinan, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, discusses some of the most common winter-related injuries that she sees and offers tips on how to keep you and your family safe. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/H08ugUwD_Xw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips to help a frozen shoulder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity, including sleep, difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips for living younger, longer by preventing disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While we know that health affects longevity and quality of life, it can be difficult to change bad habits. People often try to make sweeping New Year's resolutions, only to fail. In fact, Jan. 17 is the date that the average America breaks their New Year's resolution. Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic preventive cardiologist, says a better approach is to focus on small steps that add up over time. "The answer, I think, is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Snowblower safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter is here, and if you live in a region with a lot of snow, investing in a snowblower can save you a lot of time and energy on those mornings when you have to clear the driveway to get to work or school. But Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon, says those snowblowers can be more dangerous than you think. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/xC1uzCewqbo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Be realistic with New Year's health resolutions. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Getting in better shape is consistently one of the most common New Year's resolutions people make each year, but many have a hard time following through. Dani Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, offers tips to make it easier to stick to a resolution to get in shape. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/9UcuKAFFISg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Minute: Best cooking fats for healthy cholesterol levels. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Are you trying to remember which fat is the good fat to use in the kitchen? If you are confused about whether to use unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated or saturated fats when cooking, it's understandable. It can be confusing. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and increase your risk for heart disease are the ones to avoid. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/drmIcHaxxfM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Get to the point: Proper disposal of sharps. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Sharps" is the term used to describe any device with a sharp point or edge that could cut your skin. This includes needles, syringes, infusion sets, lancets (sometimes called "fingersticks") and auto-injectors, like EpiPens. There are many reasons why you may have sharps in your home. They are used to manage many different health conditions, including allergies, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, infertility, blood clotting disorders and psoriasis. It's important to correctly dispose of sharps to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Advancing treatments for acute myeloid leukemia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), also called acute myelogenous leukemia, is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. The disease progresses rapidly, affecting a group of white blood cells called myeloid cells, which normally develop into mature red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. "There are acute and chronic leukemias, explains Dr. James Foran, an oncologist at Mayo Clinic. "The chronic ones tend to happen…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Science Saturday: Researchers investigate precision nutrition to improve health, prevent diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Could prescribing specific nutrients, grains, fruits and vegetables tailored to a person's DNA and other biological characteristics help improve their health? Precision nutrition took center stage at Mayo Clinic's Individualizing Medicine Conference Nov. 2—3, 2022, in Rochester, Minnesota, where some of the world's top experts shared their knowledge of the potential benefits of tailoring nutrients and dietary guidance to a person's genes, metabolism, microbiome and other distinguishing characteristics. The ultimate goal of the holistic approach is to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Flu shots are important for young people, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 28 and consider myself fairly healthy. I have never gotten a flu shot and have never had the flu. I did receive a COVID-19 vaccine series. Do I really need a flu vaccination? My employer is recommending an influenza immunization for everyone, but I am hesitant. I have heard some people get sick from flu shots. ANSWER: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that everyone 6 months and older…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Self-care steps can keep your heart healthy during the holidays. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have read that heart attacks are more common around the holidays. Why does that happen? Is there anything I can do to lower my risk? I currently take blood pressure medication, and heart disease runs in my family. ANSWER: Heart attacks, along with heart problems in general, are more common around the holidays. Various factors can play into this, including stress, travel, disrupted schedules, changes in diet and even environmental factors. Fortunately, many…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Know the signs of strep throat in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Image courtesy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strep infections may be on the rise in the U.S., as they have been in the U.K., so it's important to know the signs and symptoms, especially in children. "Group A streptococcal disease is a group of conditions caused by a bacteria called 'group A strep,'" says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "The one that people are probably most familiar with is strep…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Antibiotic shortage – what to know if you can't find amoxicillin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org According to the Food and Drug Administration, a national shortage of different medications, including a common antibiotic, is expected to last several months. "The most notable one is probably amoxicillin. It is a common antibiotic that we use to treat a variety of childhood infections, including ear infections, strep throat, and pneumonia," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. She says parents may notice this as they take their children to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Healthy for the Holidays: Mayo Clinic Health System provides tips for combatting stress this season. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. ‚Äï During the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that can accompany this time of the year. Already demanding lives become even more hectic as last-minute shopping, cooking and spending combine to add even more anxiety. For many people, the result can be overwhelming. "What if there was a way you could plan ahead to counter the stress? Start with identifying the issue," says Lisa Hardesty,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). How to prevent flu, RSV and COVID-19 during busy holiday season. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu infection rates across the U.S. continue to be very high. "As we predicted, this flu season has hit early, and it's hit us hard," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "We are seeing high and very high rates of influenza across the country." For those who have yet to get a flu shot, now is an excellent time to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Weight gain over holiday season – tips to manage calories at parties. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you have noticed you've packed on pounds over the last 10 or 20 years, and wondered how that weight gain happened, here's one idea that might make you consider setting down that extra plate of cookies or latkes during this holiday season. "Studies have shown that, from mid-November until mid-January, people averaged a weight gain in the population of about three quarters of a pound or so. It doesn't sound like much, but it…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). NIH's All of Us Research Program returns health-related DNA results to participants. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The National Institutes of Health's (NIH) All of Us Research Program has begun returning personalized health-related DNA results to more than 155,000 participants. The reports detail whether participants have an increased risk for specific health conditions and how their bodies might process certain medications. The All of Us Research Program collects participants' blood, urine, and saliva samples. These biosamples are stored and managed for research at a specialized All of Us Research Program biobank at Mayo Clinic. "It is rewarding for us at the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). I've been diagnosed with prediabetes. What does that mean? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar levels are not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes, but are high enough to indicate a need for change. A normal fasting blood sugar level is below 100; whereas, the level of a person with prediabetes is between 100 and 126. Once levels have surpassed 126, it's classified as Type 2 diabetes. This indicates that the body resists insulin or doesn't produce enough of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-31). Cold weather medical emergencies to know about: frostbite and hypothermia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The National Weather Service says arctic cold and bitter winds will spread across much of the U.S., and some states will experience dangerously low temperatures dipping well below zero. This is especially concerning during the busy holiday week when many people are expected to travel. One concern, if you are exposed to the extreme cold, should be frostbite. Frostbite Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First, your skin becomes very cold…

Staff (2022-12-31). President Maduro Delivers House Number 4.4 Million, Approves Public Housing Plan for 2023. orinocotribune.com

Alison Weir (2022-12-31). As usual, defense bill gives millions of dollars to Israel, but no one tells Americans. indybay.org Israeli media report that the 2023 defense spending bill just signed into law contains over $ 0 million for Israel (just the tip of the iceberg of billions of dollars for Israel)… AIPAC commended Congress…

Appreciating Diversity Film Series (2022-12-31). Thursday 1/19: Diversity Film Series: Childcare in America: 'Through the Night.'. indybay.org Ellen Driscoll Playhouse | 325 Highland Avenue near the corner of Oakland avenue | Piedmont, CA 94611…

Brett Willkins (2022-12-31). President Boric Says Chile Will Open Embassy in Occupied Palestine. indybay.org "We cannot forget a community that is suffering from an illegal occupation, a community that is resisting, a community that is seeing its rights and dignity violated every day," Chile's leftist president said.

CNA Alta Bates Nurses (2022-12-31). Sunday 1/1: Solidarity Rally For CNA Striking Sutter Nurses At Alta Bates:Start New Year With Strikers. indybay.org Sutter Alta Bates Hospital | 24 Ashby St. | Berkeley…

Colin Todhunter (2022-12-31). Of Economic Crises and Pandemics. dissidentvoice.org If events since March 2020 have shown us anything, it is that fear is a powerful weapon for securing hegemony. Any government can manipulate fear about certain things while conveniently ignoring real dangers that a population faces. Author and researcher Robert J Burrowes says: "… if we were seriously concerned about our world, the gravest and longest-standing …

County "Health Service" Workers & HPHP (2022-12-31). Santa Cruz Homeless Death List for 2023: Follow-Up. indybay.org Two public ceremonies were held December 21st where the names of the unhoused dead for the year (some of them) were read. My response was the attached flyer, reprinted in the Serf City Times, suggesting some obvious but likely to be ignored remedies to ward off the 2023 deaths list. Also attached is the Homeless Persons Health Project/County report.

____ (2022-12-31). Central gov't office for safeguarding national security in HKSAR speaks on NPC Standing Committee's interpretation of Hong Kong national security law. ecns.cn The Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday evening spoke on an interpretation of the provisions in the Hong Kong national security law.

____ (2022-12-31). All ski resorts in Xinjiang fully open. ecns.cn All 84 ski resorts in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have opened fully to the public. More than ,000 vouchers were issued to boost local ice and snow tourism, a regional government spokesperson said Friday.

____ (2022-12-31). Cradle of Civilization: Mogao Grottoes. ecns.cn

Fight Back (2022-12-31). Fighting back and advancing the struggle in 2022. fightbacknews.org

Fight Back (2022-12-31). Forward with the people's struggles in 2023! Join the FRSO! fightbacknews.org As the curtain comes down on 2022, the Freedom Road Socialist Organization wishes you a happy new year! We look forward to a new year of struggle, and victories, that raise us to new heights. Conditions show we are in an exciting period for revolutionaries who want to connect with workers and the oppressed with practical plans. 2023 promises many opportunities to organize, build the united front against imperialism, and advance the American revolution with the Freedom Road Socialist Organization playing our part and leading. You should consider The United S…

Here's Your Ticket (2022-12-31). Off to Space with You, Elon Musk! indybay.org Union and labor activists facetiously called for Elon Musk to leave earth for the red planet with a protest at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on December 19th.

INDYRADIO (2022-12-31). FBI COINTELPRO Document Release. indybay.org It was my original intention to return the stolen FBI documents | to the site where they were hosted.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-31). Monday 12/26: 24th Annual, California State Capitol Kwanzaa Kickoff – World Peace Rose Garden. indybay.org California State Capitol World Peace Rose Garden – 15 and L Street – Sacramento, CA…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-31). Our "California Grown" Pan African Global Kwanzaa Holiday producing good fruit. indybay.org Historic Alta California and Pacific Island US Territories Minority Farmers and Ranchers have new focus and opportunity, Kwanzaa everyday.

KQED Live (2022-12-31). Thursday 2/16: Fire and Wine: How Wildfire Affects Your Cabernet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

KQED Live (2022-12-31). Saturday 2/25: YR Media Eco-Party Hour. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2022-12-31). How About Living Wages? Three Hundred UFCW5 Members Strike SF Macy's Union Square Store. indybay.org Three hundred members of UFCW 5 went on strike against Macy's at the Union Square store in San Francisco. They are fighting for living wages.

Lynda Carson (2022-12-31). Judge Donna Ryu condemns City of San Francisco's attacks on the homeless encampments. indybay.org Protest Against Attacks On San Francisco Homeless Encampments:…

Lynda Carson (2022-12-31). Homeless deaths of the dispossessed and unhoused in 2022 are heartbreaking. indybay.org Makeshift Tombstones Honoring Homeless Persons Who Died In 2022:…

Minnesota Reformer (2022-12-31). The Year Unions Came Roaring Back, while Public Support for Workers is Higher than in 55 Years. juancole.com By Max Nesterak ( Minnesota Reformer ) I visited picket lines in subzero temperatures and the high 90s this year, as I documented the surge in energy that workers are bringing to the labor movement. It was an exciting year to cover labor, especially in Minnesota, with its high union participation rate and low …

President Biden Executive Order (2022-12-31). How will California expand active engagement with the Pan African Diaspora? indybay.org President of the United States of America Executive Order on Establishing the President's Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States – How do we expand active engagement throughout California?>

Ricardo Vaz (2022-12-31). Venezuela: Opposition Parties Oust Guaidó as 'Interim President'. venezuelanalysis.com An hours-long meeting exposed cracks and infighting amidst anti-government factions.

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2022-12-31). Keith McHenry, Co-founder of "Food Not Bombs" Global Movement, Arrested Today. indybay.org December 27, 2022 – Keith McHenry, the co-founder of the global movement "Food Not Bombs" was arrested today and is in jail now.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-12-31). Saturday 1/14: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Less Is More. indybay.org Online: Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Suds, Snacks,, Socialism Forum Committee (2022-12-31). Saturday 1/7: Election 2022: What Does It Mean for the Socialist Left? indybay.org

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-31). Aumentan ataques a edificios públicos en Santa Cruz, Bolivia. telesurtv.net El denominado Comité Cívico convocó a "resguardar" las instituciones públicas ante "posibles autoatentados".

Water Protector Legal Collective (2022-12-31). Winnemucca Paiute and Shoshone Remain Evicted from Homes, Denied Justice by Court. indybay.org Winnemucca Indian Colony elderly and disabled remain evicted from their homes by a disputed tribal council whose leader lives out of state. The Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals of Nevada denied the Native homeowners justice.

Werner Neuer, Ivan Illich & Eugen Drewermann (2022-12-31). Astonishment. The Beginning and End of Theology. indybay.org Debt relief is absolutely essential. Making persons morally liable who are materially in debt is a mistake. Condemning the helpless and broken is completely wrong. They urgently need help. Forgiveness of material debts and moral offenses is one and the same for Jesus. Human existence is crucial.

Peter Koenig (2022-12-31). The Plan. WHO's Ten Years of Infectious Diseases (2020 to 2030), Leading to World Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

James A. Lucas (2022-12-31). The U.S. Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II. globalresearch.ca

Peter Koenig (2022-12-31). Again, Fear on the Run, "Catastrophic Contagion" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-31). Grassroots healthcare facilities add extra beds to fight COVID in Beijing. ecns.cn Grassroots healthcare institutions in Beijing have set up more beds for patients amid the COVID surge this winter following the city's decision to lift rules that contain the virus.

____ (2022-12-31). Paxlovid covered by medical insurance sold at $271, limited to buy in Beijing. ecns.cn The oral COVID-19 drug Paxlovid is now purchasable in some community health service centers in Beijing, but only sold to eligible patients under purchase limit. Patients need to pay at least 1,890 yuan (about $271) for the drug, which is already covered by the medical insurance.

____ (2022-12-31). Pele, 'The King of Football' dies at 82. ecns.cn Former Brazilian football star Pele, three-time World Cup champion, died on Thursday at the age of 82 in a hospital in Sao Paulo, victim of colon cancer, his doctors officially reported.

____ (2022-12-31). Reception team of emergency calls for ambulance expanded in Beijing amid COVID patient explosion. ecns.cn The reception team of emergency calls for ambulances in Beijing has been expanded in Beijing in order to save more lives amid the COVID explosion this winter.

____ (2022-12-31). Bing Dwen Dwen dressed as Beijing local icon Lord Rabbit. ecns.cn Bing Dwen Dwen, mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, was dressed as Lord Rabbit, or Tu'er Ye, a Beijing local icon symbolizing happiness and good luck, to welcome the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rabbit.

____ (2022-12-31). High-speed railway connecting Chinese mainland and Hong Kong to conduct test run. ecns.cn The high-speed railway connecting the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will begin test run from Jan. 3, 2023, said Cheung Chi-keung, head of cross-border operations of Hong Kong's MTR Corporation, on Friday.

____ (2022-12-31). Chinese tech giant Huawei expects 2022 revenue at 636.9 bln yuan. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Huawei expects its revenue for 2022 to reach 636.9 billion yuan (about 91.59 billion U.S. dollars), according to the company's rotating chairman Eric Xu.

____ (2022-12-31). Culture Fact: What you need to know about Laba Festival. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-31). Xi, Benin president exchange congratulations on th anniversary of resumption of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday exchanged congratulations with President of Benin Patrice Talon on the th anniversary of the resumption of the two countries' diplomatic relations.

Juan Torres López (2022-12-31). El problema de fondo de la economía española y de España en general. globalizacion.ca Quienes analizan la economía española suelen destacar siempre algunos problemas mayores bien conocidos: un modelo productivo poco innovador y con insuficiente capacidad para generar empleo, servicios de poco valor, excesiva especialización en algunas actividades… | Yo creo, sin embargo, que nuestra…

teleSUR- jaa, JCM (2022-12-31). Chevron envía a Venezuela primeros dos buques en cuatro años. telesurtv.net El primer petrolero en cargar destino a Estados Unidos será el bahamés Caribbean Voyager. Luego arribará a Venezuela el UACC Eagle con bandera de Islas Marshall.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-31). Jornada de paro de 24 horas cierra con violencia y destrozos en Santa Cruz, Bolivia. telesurtv.net Grupos de extrema derecha, conocidos como Comités Cívicos, protagonizaron una jornada de violencia tras la detención del gobernador de Santa Cruz,…

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-31). Reportan 49 feminicidios en España en 2022. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que hubo un ligero incremento con relación a 2021 cuando se notificaron 48 feminicidios.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-31). Oposición venezolana elimina figura inexistente de Gobierno Interino. telesurtv.net La decisión fue aprobada con 72 votos a favor, 29 en contra y ocho abstenciones.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-31). Tasa de desempleo en Colombia baja al 9,5 % en noviembre. telesurtv.net Considerando el periodo diciembre 2021-noviembre 2022, las ciudades con las mayores tasas de desempleo fueron Arauca, Mocoa y Quibdó.

Staff (2022-12-31). El podcast de Cubadebate: øQué acontecimientos impactaron en el panorama informativo cubano este 2022? (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu Los invitamos a cerrar el año con este podcast de Cubadebate especial: Un resumen de los principales sucesos que afectaron a Cuba y el mundo este 2022, de la mano de algunos periodistas de este medio de comunicación. Quédense conectados con nosotros, hasta el final. Denle play al debate.

Staff (2022-12-31). El 2022 en las fotos de Cubadebate. cubadebate.cu Son tiempos arduos en este archipiélago y en el resto del mundo, pero Cuba no se detiene, con sus reservas humanas y su potencial, en el trabajo por los proyectos personales y en el proyecto colectivo de nación, cuya brújula sigue apuntando a la prosperidad, la soberanía y la justicia social. Terminando 2022, Cubadebate ofrece una síntesis fotográfica con parte de lo captado por sus fotorreporteros en estos 12 meses.

Staff (2022-12-31). El tiempo: Lluvias en el interior y norte occidental. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá con poca nubosidad en todo el archipiélago, desde el final de la mañana se incrementará la nubosidad hasta parcialmente nublado y se nublará en localidades del interior de Mayabeque y hacia la costa norte de La Habana con aislados chubascos y lluvias, que se extenderán a la noche, siendo escasas en el resto del país.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-31). Bolsonaro tiene la peor evaluación de un primer mandato en Brasil. telesurtv.net Concluye mandato con 37 por ciento de desaprobación y 39 por ciento de aprobación. Es el peor registro desde 1985 hasta la fecha.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-31). Argentina extiende emergencia sanitaria por Covid-19 hasta 2023. telesurtv.net El documento reconoce la necesidad de fortalecer los servicios de salud, ante la coexistencia de la Covid-19 con enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-31). Parlamento israelí designa a Benjamin Netanyahu como premier. telesurtv.net La instancia asambleísta quedó conformada con el por ciento de legisladores del partido Likud encabezado por Netanyahu.

Javier Tolcachier (2022-12-31). Balance político y perspectivas 2023 en América Latina y el Caribe. globalizacion.ca En el año que se va, en términos electorales, lo sobresaliente han sido los triunfos de las fuerzas progresistas en Colombia y Brasil, llevando a la presidencia a Gustavo Petro y por tercera vez, a Lula da Silva, luego de…

Michael Whitney (2022-12-31). La crisis en Ucrania no se trata de Ucrania. Se trata de Alemania. globalizacion.ca "El interés primordial de Estados Unidos, por los que durante siglos hemos librado guerras —la Primera, la Segunda y la Guerra Fría— ha sido la relación entre Alemania y Rusia, porque unidos allí, son la única fuerza que nos puede…

Boris Acosta Reyes (2022-12-31). El ultraderechista Luis Fernando Camacho sigue preso en Bolivia. globalizacion.ca La fiscalía boliviana pide seis meses de prisión preventiva contra el golpista Luis Fernando Camacho, gobernador de Santa Cruz, detenido por su papel en el golpe de Estado de 2019 y dos masacre posteriores, lo que desató disturbios que concluyeron…

Emir Sader (2022-12-31). La prision de Lula revisitada. globalizacion.ca Todo gran líder revolucionario pasó por momentos marcantes, que dejaron huellas en su vida, en su trayectoria como ser humano y como líder político. Lula da Silva (foto), entre tantas circunstancias, había sido protagonista de las huelgas del 1979/1980, que…

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-31). El mundo comienza a celebrar la llegada del Año Nuevo. telesurtv.net En las respectivas ciudades de Australia y Nueva Zelanda, Sídney y Auckland, en ese orden, se reunieron cientos de miles de personas para vivir una colorida fiesta.

teleSUR, jaa, JCM (2022-12-31). Ministro de Defensa ruso felicita a pueblo y soldados por nuevo año. telesurtv.net El ministro hizo un recuento de los peligros y logros evadidos por Rusia y se refirió a la amenaza del fascismo que han tenido que enfrentar en Ucrania.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-31). Comunidad internacional lamenta la muerte de Benedicto XVI. telesurtv.net El funeral por el papa emérito Benedicto XVI tendrá lugar el próximo 5 de enero, informó el director de la oficina de prensa de la Santa Sede, Matteo Bruni.

teleSUR, jaa, JCM (2022-12-31). Tàºrkiye acepta retirar sus tropas de territorios sirios. telesurtv.net Türkiye se comprometió a respetar totalmente la soberanía e integridad nacional siria.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-31). Presidente Putin acusa a Occidente de agredir a Rusia. telesurtv.net En su mensaje de Año Nuevo, que se mostró este sábado en la televisión estatal, el presidente Putin aparece desde la sede del Distrito Militar del Sur (SMD).

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-31). Corea del Norte dispara tres misiles al mar de Japón. telesurtv.net Se detectó los lanzamientos desde la comarca de Chunghwa, alrededor de 60 kilómetros al sur de Pyongyang, desde las 08H00 horas locales.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-31). Fallece el papa emérito Benedicto XVI a la edad de 95 años. telesurtv.net "Con pesar doy a conocer que el Papa emérito Benedicto XVI ha fallecido a las 9: 34 horas en el Monasterio Mater Ecclesiae del Vaticano", mencionó la nota del Vaticano.

teleSUR, hvh, JGN (2022-12-31). øCuáles son los objetivos del Gobierno de Lula en Brasil. telesurtv.net Lula da Silva enfatizó durante la presentación de su plan de gobierno que la reconstrucción del país es la principal quimera.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-31). Disidencias de FARC expresan voluntad de negociar paz en Colombia. telesurtv.net Para este proceso, el grupo presentó una delegación plenipotenciaria para un eventual diálogo de paz.

teleSUR, odr, JGN (2022-12-31). Informan sobre alza de contagios por la Covid-19 en Guatemala. telesurtv.net La cartera sanitaria reportó que en las últimas 24 horas se aplicaron 9,986 pruebas, de las cuales 1,729 dieron un resultado positivo.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-31). Cristiano Ronaldo ficha por el Al-Nassr de Arabia Saudita. telesurtv.net La presentación oficial del ganador en cinco veces del Balón de Oro de France Football está programada para el próximo sábado.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-31). Exigen libertad para los presos políticos en El Salvador. telesurtv.net Los integrantes del comité señalaron al presidente del país, Nayib Bukele, de golpear de forma sistemática el Estado de Derecho y el orden democrático.

teleSUR, YSM (2022-12-31). Reportan mejoría de la situación electro-energética nacional en Cuba. telesurtv.net Desde hace días el servicio eléctrico en la isla se ha estabilizado y las afectaciones por déficit de capacidad de generación son mínimas.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-12-31). Suben a 39 los decesos por tormenta invernal en Nueva York, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que, hasta el momento, todos los cuerpos de las víctimas han sido identificados.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-31). Confiman presencia de nuevas variantes de la Covid-19 en Chile. telesurtv.net La autoridad sanitaria alertó que hace ya algunas semanas se detectaron las cepas identificadas como BF.7 y BA.5.2.

teleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-12-31). Ascienden a 34 los muertos por explosión de camión en Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net Autoridades indicaron que, del total de fallecidos, 11 personas eran trabajadores de salud del Hospital Tambo Memorial.

teleSUR- odr, YSM (2022-12-31). Reciben a médicos cubanos en la región de Calabria, Italia. telesurtv.net Estos especialistas se unirán reforzar y apoyar el sistema de salud de la provincia de Calabria.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2022-12-31). ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 30.12.2022. indybay.org ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 30.12.2022 | comunicaciones e información para la liberación…

Staff (2022-12-31). Real Madrid vence al Valladolid y es líder en España. cubadebate.cu Real Madrid venció al Valladolid 2-0 y se colocó como líder en La Liga española de fútbol de manera provisional. Un gol del francés Karim Benzema, de penalti en el minuto 83 tras una mano del español Javi Sánchez después de un remate de cabeza del alemán Antonio Rudiger, y un segundo tanto en el 89 del galo les dieron la victoria a los visitantes.

Staff (2022-12-31). Conozca las tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 31 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener a sus lectores informados, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este sábado 31 de diciembre de 2022 en el mercado cambiario del país.

Staff (2022-12-31). Qué trae la prensa cubana, sábado 31 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-31). UNE no prevé afectaciones en el servicio eléctrico por déficit de generación este sábado. cubadebate.cu La UNE estima que durante esta jornada no haya afectación en el servicio por déficit de capacidad en el sistema eléctrico nacional. Para la hora pico se prevé una disponibilidad de 3 037 MW y una demanda máxima de 2 300 MW, para una reserva de 737 MW, por lo que, de mantenerse las condiciones previstas, no se pronostican afectaciones en el servicio por déficit de capacidad.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-31). Inundaciones y deslaves dejan al menos 44 muertes en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Extensas áreas del país sufren desde el fin de semana pasado efectos combinados de lluvias, inundaciones y deslizamientos.

teleSUR, YSM (2022-12-31). PIB de Venezuela crece 17,73 % entre enero y septiembre de 2022. telesurtv.net El PIB venezolano creció 17,45 por ciento en el primer trimestre del año, mientras en el segundo y tercero, aumentó 23,30 y 13,22, respectivamente.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-31). Congreso de EE.UU. publica declaraciones de impuestos de Trump. telesurtv.net El titular del comité de Medios y Arbitrios, Richard Neal, señaló que "un presidente no es un contribuyente ordinario".

Immigrant Children Are Innocent (2022-12-31). Mayor of El Paso refusing to let undocumented immigrant children in Convention cot shelter. indybay.org When an adult parent is put in prison, the jailers don't throw the children in prison with their parent. The authorities put the children into foster care. In Texas, where the Mayor is refusing entry to the Convention center cot shelter for migrants, he is leaving out in the cold migrants with no immigration papers, he is leaving their babies and small children out in the cold with the parents. That is wrong. The children should immediately be put into foster care, not punished for illegal immigration by being left out in the freezing cold with their parents. The children did not chose to break any immigration la…

_____ (2022-12-30). Evidence Of US Backed Coup In Kiev. popularresistance.org NewsGuard, the media rating agency, alleges that Consortium News has published "false content" by reporting that there was a U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine in 2014 and that ne0-Nazis have significant influence in the country. | NewsGuard took issue with a: | "February 2022 article 'Ukraine: Guides to Reflection,' [which] asserted, 'Hence, the inflation of Russian behavior in Ukraine (where Washington organized a coup against a democratically elected government because we disliked its political complexion) … .' | It then wrote: | "The U.S. supported the Maidan revolution that ousted then-Ukraine President Viktor Ya…

Editor (2022-12-30). On the Influence of Neo-Nazism in Ukraine. scheerpost.com

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Corte Suprema peruana ratifica prisión preventiva para Castillo. telesurtv.net El Poder Judicial de Perú precisó que se declaró infundada la apelación planteada por la defensa de exmandatario Castillo.

Staff (2022-12-30). Líneas y siluetas en la arquitectura de La Habana. cubadebate.cu La Habana, según Eusebio Leal, es un estado de ánimo. Su arquitectura- agregó el Historiador- permite en una sola avenida ir desde los castillos del siglo XVI hasta la modernidad de Richard Neutra. Hay una Habana colonial, una Habana ecléctica, y una Habana déco, y también una Habana moderna.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). In Video: Russian Kh-101 Stealth Cruise Missile Dodges Ukrainian Air Defenses. southfront.org The Tupolev Tu-95 strategic bomber (Photo: Air Team Images / Artyom Anikeev) | On December 30, a video showing a Russian Kh-101 stealth subsonic cruise missile dodging Ukrainian air defenses surfaced online. | The missile was one of dozens launched during a large-scale attack by the Russian military on high-value military targets and key facilities across Ukraine a day earlier. | In the video, an anti-aircraft missile, most likely a man-portable air-defense system, can be seen passing right past the Kh-101 without exp…

_____ (2022-12-30). 2022… The Year That Marked the End of America's Hegemony. strategic-culture.org The war in Ukraine has dominated the past year. Other global crises of soaring energy and food costs are collateral damage from the conflict in Ukraine. | The war in Ukraine has dominated the past year. Other global crises of soaring energy and food costs are collateral damage from the conflict in Ukraine. | The conflict is not simply a localized one in the center of Europe on Russia's doorstep involving a reactionary anti-Russian regime in Kiev. The conflict represents a historic showdown between the United States and its allies in the NATO military alliance it leads, and Russia. The showdown has been a long tim…

Anonymous765 (2022-12-30). No New Year Gifts: Russia And Ukraine Exchange Strikes. southfront.org |

Mike Ludwig (2022-12-30). Putin Planned Before Invasion to Cut Off Ukraine's Electricity During the Winter. truthout.org Despite international calls for a holiday ceasefire, the Russian military launched massive missile and drone attacks on Ukrainian towns and energy infrastructure this week, killing several civilians and robbing millions more of heat and light as the new year approaches. Russian President Vladimir Putin is clearly punishing Ukrainians for resisting his invasion and locking his forces in a bloody… |

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-30). No Sign of Peace in Ukraine as New Year Approaches. news.antiwar.com After over 10 months of fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces, there's no sign that 2023 will bring peace to Ukraine as the warring parties have radically different demands, and the US continues to escalate aid for Kyiv and its role in the war. Ukrainian officials are demanding that Russia withdraw from all the territory …

infobrics (2022-12-30). India Remains Steadfast in Partnership with Russia. infobrics.org Despite pressure from Western countries, India has remained steadfast in its partnership with Russia, refusing to condemn the war in Ukraine and not joining Western sanctions against Moscow…

Afshin Molavi (2022-12-30). The unstoppable march of globalization. asiatimes.com Remember the demise of globalization? As the Covie-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the global economy and US-China tensions soared, many a commentator trotted out a "globalization is dying" narrative, claiming that the dizzying flow of goods, services, people, capital, and ideas that define our world would soon be confined to history. Russia's invasion of Ukraine …

Staff (2022-12-30). Headlines for December 30, 2022. democracynow.org Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn In to 6th Term as Israel's Prime Minister, Biden Calls Netanyahu "My Friend for Decades," Doesn't Mention Illegal Settlements, U.N. Halts Some Aid Operations in Afghanistan After Taliban Bans Women NGO Workers, Ukraine Claims to Have Shot Down Russian Drone Swarm Aimed at Kyiv, Belarus Summons Ukraine's Ambassador After Missile Lands on Its Territory, Italy Cracks Down on Mediterranean Rescue Ships, Brazil's Lula Names Environment & Rights Defenders to Cabinet in Sharp Turn from Predecessor, Brazilian Soccer Icon Pelé, Who Rose to Global Fame in Record-…

Editor (2022-12-30). Patrick Lawrence: The Souls of Ukrainian Folk. scheerpost.com

Global Research News (2022-12-30). Selected Articles: Five Reasons Why Kiev Should Accept the Current Ground Realities & Negotiate Peace with Moscow. globalresearch.ca By These five reasons are being shared for the purpose of hopefully inspiring Kiev to pragmatically reconsider i…

Allen Forrest (2022-12-30). Zelensky's Road to Washington. dissidentvoice.org Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Larry Fink are preparing to turn a profit on the destruction of Ukraine.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). Explosions Thundering In Ukraine Nonstop. southfront.org | After the massive missile attack in Ukraine on December 29, Russian forces continued strikes in the war-torn country. At night on December 30, air alert sounded in the Kiev region. Russian Garenium-2 kamikaze UAVs targeted the capital of Ukraine. | Local residents shared videos of explosions in the city. Ukrainian forces traditionally attempted to intercept Russian UAVs with firearms. |

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). Kiev Regime Top Official Contemplates Invading Russia And Escalating Sabotage Attacks. southfront.org

Staff (2022-12-30). U.S. nearly doubles arms sales to European NATO allies in past year. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Foreign PolicyDecember 29, 2022 Proposed U.S. arms sales to NATO almost doubled this past year as Russia's aggression…. The United States nearly doubled the number and price tag of approved arms sales to NATO allies in 2022 compared with 2021, as alliance members scramble to stock up on high-end weapons in the wake of Russia's …

_____ (2022-12-30). The Hope Of A Pan-African-Owned And Controlled Electric Car Project Is Buried For Generations To Come. popularresistance.org The United States government held the US-Africa Leaders Summit in mid-December, prompted in large part by its fears about Chinese and Russian influence on the African continent. Rather than routine diplomacy, Washington's approach in the summit was guided by its broader New Cold War agenda, in which a growing focus of the US has been to disrupt relations that African nations hold with China and Russia. This hawkish stance is driven by US military planners, who view Africa as 'NATO's southern flank' and consider China and Russia to be 'near-peer threats'. At the summit, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin charged Ch…

infobrics (2022-12-30). Russia, China Signed Agreement on Work to Study Moon. infobrics.org An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and China on the creation of the international scientific lunar station has already been signed, the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Yuri Borisov, said…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). In Video: Terrorist Attack Thwarted In Energodar. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). Russia's Economy Performed Much Better Than The West Expected Despite Sanctions. southfront.org Russia became the most sanctioned country in 2022 | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | Russia became the most sanctioned country in the world in 2022. Despite experiencing a deluge of sanctions from Western powers, the results against Russia were grossly unexpected as the country not only survived, but Western economies are now in disarray instead. | Following the lau…

Editor (2022-12-30). Zelensky Appoints Sexologist Pyramid Schemer as Ambassador to Bulgaria. scheerpost.com While Zelensky hypnotizes Western governments into forking over vast sums to finance his war effort, he has appointed a literal hypnotist (and part-time sexologist multi-level marketer) to a high-level diplomatic position.

infobrics (2022-12-30). Emerging Markets Outlook 2023: Who Burns Brightest Among Rising Stars. infobrics.org Remember the BRIC countries? These were the eight countries (nine if you count South Africa, which was belatedly added to make BRICS) that were supposed to emerge as the nations of the future. They have enjoyed, or suffered, mixed fortunes…

infobrics (2022-12-30). "It's the industry, stupid" – economic nationalism is on the rise, bringing new risks. infobrics.org As the specter of deindustrialization haunts the world, economic warfare is to become much more dangerous than it already is, by turning things into an existential challenge for the concerned parties.

Staff (2022-12-30). "Unacceptable": NY Progressives Vow to Stop Dem. Gov's Nomination of Conservative Judge to Top Court. democracynow.org In a remarkable development, New York Democrats look likely to defeat Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul's nomination of Hector LaSalle to be the state's next chief judge, after progressives raised concern about his conservative judicial record and anti-abortion, anti-labor and anti-bail reform positions. "We have a situation here in New York where we have an opportunity to shift the highest court in a progressive direction, and the governor is completely fumbling that opportunity," says Jabari Brisport, a Democratic Socialist state senator in Brooklyn who was one of the first to oppose LaSa…

WSWS (2022-12-30). Defense contractor shares surge as US doubles NATO arms sales. wsws.org Over the past 12 months, the share price of Northrop Grumman has surged 40 percent, Raytheon is up by nearly 17 percent, while Lockheed Martin has surged by 37 percent.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Asesinan a concejal y líder social en Nariño, Colombia. telesurtv.net La Oficina del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos en Colombia condenó el asesinato del líder social Oscar Rodríguez.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). Serbia Ends State of Alert for Military As Kosovo Stand-Off Eases. southfront.org Ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo began dismantling roadblocks they erected | Originally published on Serbia on Thursday

_____ (2022-12-30). Declassified Intelligence Files Expose Inconvenient Truths of Bosnian War. strategic-culture.org The established mythos of the Bosnian War is that Serb separatists, encouraged and directed by Slobodan Milošević and his acolytes in Belgrade, sought to forcibly seize Croat and Bosniak territory in service of creating an irredentist "Greater Serbia." Every step of the way, they purged indigenous Muslims in a concerted, deliberate genocide, while refusing to engage in constructive peace talks.

_____ (2022-12-30). The Price of Betraying Palestine: Moroccans Challenge Normalization with Israel. popularresistance.org Two years ago, Morocco and Israel signed the US-brokered "Joint Declaration", thus officially recognizing Israel and instating diplomatic ties. Though other Arab countries had already done the same, the Moroccan official recognition of Apartheid Israel was particularly devastating for Palestinians. | Years ago, a close Moroccan friend told me that the 'first time' he was arrested was during a solidarity protest for Palestine in Rabat which took place many years ago. | The reference to the 'first time' indicated that he was arrested again, though mostly for other political activities, suggesting that Palestine, in…

_____ (2022-12-30). Moroccans Challenge Normalization With Israel. popularresistance.org Two years ago, Morocco and Israel signed the US-brokered "Joint Declaration", thus officially recognizing Israel and instating diplomatic ties. Though other Arab countries had already done the same, the Moroccan official recognition of Apartheid Israel was particularly devastating for Palestinians. | Years ago, a close Moroccan friend told me that the 'first time' he was arrested was during a solidarity protest for Palestine in Rabat which took place many years ago. | The reference to the 'first time' indicated that he was arrested again, though mostly for other political activities, suggesting that Palestine, in…

Ben Norton (2022-12-30). Pakistan's Imran Khan compares his ouster to CIA coup in Iran, criticizes Western colonialism. multipolarista.com Pakistan's ex Prime Minister Imran Khan compared the US-backed coup against him in April 2022 to the CIA plot that overthrew Iran's elected PM Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953. He praised Tehran's sovereignty, criticized Western colonialism, and reaffirmed support for Palestine.

Omar Karmi (2022-12-30). Trouble ahead as Israel swears in new government. electronicintifada.net More of the same, but more loudly and with more pain.

Jaclynn Ashly (2022-12-30). Family of baby killed by settlers fears fresh attacks. electronicintifada.net Ben-Gvir defended killers of 12-year-old Ahmad Dawabsheh's family.

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-30). South Africans Are Fighting for Crumbs: A Conversation With Trade Union Leader Irvin Jim. orinocotribune.com By Vijay Prashad and Zoe Alexandra Dec 23, 2022 | South Africa is sitting on a tinderbox, says Irvin Jim, General Secretary of the country's largest trade union NUMSA. The solution is to foster a spirit of solidarity which will have to come from people's struggles and movements | In mid-December, the African National Congress (ANC) held its national conference where South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was reelected as leader of his party, which means that he will lead the ANC into the 2024 general elections. A few delegates at the Johannesburg Expo Center in Nasrec, Gauteng—where the party con…

Patrick Gallegos (2022-12-30). Los Alamos National Laboratory escalates plutonium core production, putting New Mexicans and the whole world at risk. liberationnews.org LANL has a long history of nuclear safety incidents. I…

_____ (2022-12-30). Historic Golden Rule Peace Boat On Its Way to Cuba. popularresistance.org The historic Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat is on its way to Cuba. The storied wooden boat, which was sailed toward the Marshall Islands in 1958 to interfere with US nuclear testing, set sail from Key West, Florida on Friday morning, and will arrive at the Hemingway Marina in Havana on Saturday morning, New Years Eve day. The 34-foot ketch belongs to Veterans For Peace, and implements its mission "to end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons." | The five crew members will be joined by Veterans For Peace members who are flying to Havana to participate in an educational Arts &…

Eric Zuesse (2022-12-30). Censorship Prohibits Spreading Truths and Demands Spreading Lies. dissidentvoice.org When U.S. President George W. Bush, on 7 September 2002, said that the IAEA had just come out with a "new report" concluding that Saddam Hussein was only six months away from having a nuclear weapon, and the IAEA three times denied it, the President's allegation grew into, and became the basis for, America's 'justification' …

_____ (2022-12-30). The Grassroots Fight For Housing Justice In Baltimore. popularresistance.org Baltimore, Maryland – Sonia Eaddy never lost faith that she would be able to save her home at 319 North Carrollton Ave. in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore. | Like they have done to many predominantly-Black neighborhoods, developers have targeted Poppleton for years. Over the past decade, the city used eminent domain to evict residents and raze their houses, resulting in the displacement of longtime residents. | But last year, Eaddy, who is a third-generation resident of Poppleton, was able to mobilize a citywide coalition that staged rallies, packed public hearings, and collected over 5,000 signature…

_____ (2022-12-30). Architects Of Medicare Privatization: Congress, Biden And The CMS. popularresistance.org It is easy and appropriate to target the private health insurance companies who earn excessive profits from the Medicare Trust Fund through Medicare Advantage plans, especially given the well-documented evidence of overcharging and fraud. | But it is essential that we remember that it has been the U.S. Congress and the Executive Office that promoted the privatization of Medicare, to varying degrees, since it was first signed into law by President Johnson in 1965 and enacted the following year. | In 2017 The Commonwealth Fund published "The Evolution of Private Plans in Medicare," which detailed the increasing rol…

_____ (2022-12-30). Native American Sacred Sites Are Being Damaged At Thacker Pass. popularresistance.org Nevada – The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine in northern Nevada is headed back to Federal Court on January 5th as the lawsuits against the project near completion, but project opponents are raising the alarm that Lithium Nevada Corporation has already begun work on the proposed mine. | Lithium Nevada's workers at Thacker Pass have begun digging test pits, bore holes, dumping gravel, building fencing, and installing security cameras where Native Americans often conduct ceremonies. Lithium Nevada also conducted "bulk sampling" earlier this year, and may be planning to dig dozens of new test pits across Thacker Pass. They…

_____ (2022-12-30). Venezuelan Children Continue To Die Under US Sanctions. popularresistance.org Venezuelan human rights organization Fundalatin recently announced the death of Gabriel Cisneros, a Venezuelan child who could not receive a liver transplant because Washington's murderous sanctions continue to paralyze the state-funded program that covered these procedures. | Gabriel is sadly one more in a long list of victims of the US economic war. The Simón Bolívar Foundation is the social program of US-based Venezuelan oil subsidiary CITGO. It was created in 2006 by former President Hugo Chávez to help patients with rare cancers, especially children with leukemia, receive transplants and other life-saving tr…

_____ (2022-12-30). Sutton Community Farm And The Politics Of Community Agriculture. popularresistance.org The UK farming sector is in the middle of an existential crisis. As a consequence of leaving the EU's Common Agricultural Policy, the Conservative government has had to draft a new agricultural support scheme to either match or replace the direct payments received by UK farmers from the EU. | What will replace this scheme has been the subject of heated debate for years. Most probable is the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS). ELMS would offer 'public money for public good', meaning that farmers would receive payments if they could prove their farm was engaging in beneficial environmental practice, such a…

_____ (2022-12-30). Venezuelan Children Continue to Die Under US Sanctions While Washington Funds 'Democracy Programs'. popularresistance.org Venezuelan human rights organization Fundalatin recently announced the death of Gabriel Cisneros, a Venezuelan child who could not receive a liver transplant because Washington's murderous sanctions continue to paralyze the state-funded program that covered these procedures. | Gabriel is sadly one more in a long list of victims of the US economic war. The Simón Bolívar Foundation is the social program of US-based Venezuelan oil subsidiary CITGO. It was created in 2006 by former President Hugo Chávez to help patients with rare cancers, especially children with leukemia, receive transplants and other life-saving tr…

_____ (2022-12-30). Native American sacred sites are being damaged at proposed lithium mining site, Thacker Pass. popularresistance.org The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine in northern Nevada is headed back to Federal Court on January 5th as the lawsuits against the project near completion, but project opponents are raising the alarm that Lithium Nevada Corporation has already begun work on the proposed mine. | Lithium Nevada's workers at Thacker Pass have begun digging test pits, bore holes, dumping gravel, building fencing, and installing security cameras where Native Americans often conduct ceremonies. Lithium Nevada also conducted "bulk sampling" earlier this year, and may be planning to dig dozens of new test pits across Thacker Pass. They are clai…

_____ (2022-12-30). Argentine Vice-President Cristina Kirchner hits out against judicial "parallel state" popularresistance.org Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, in her first public appearance after her conviction earlier this month, spoke at the inauguration of the Diego Armando Maradona multi-sport gymnasium in the municipality of Avellaneda, a suburb of Buenos Aires, on Tuesday, December 27. Speaking alongside her main allies within the ruling coalition, the Frente de Todos (Front of All, FdT), Kirchner criticized the press, the economic elite, and the Argentine judiciary for promoting a "parallel state." | Kirchner was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from contesting for life on December 6. The so-cal…

_____ (2022-12-30). Argentine Vice-President Hits Out Against Judicial 'Parallel State'. popularresistance.org Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, in her first public appearance after her conviction earlier this month, spoke at the inauguration of the Diego Armando Maradona multi-sport gymnasium in the municipality of Avellaneda, a suburb of Buenos Aires, on Tuesday, December 27. Speaking alongside her main allies within the ruling coalition, the Frente de Todos (Front of All, FdT), Kirchner criticized the press, the economic elite, and the Argentine judiciary for promoting a "parallel state." | Kirchner was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from contesting for life on December 6. The so-cal…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). U.S. Aerosonde Drone Crashed In Northern Iraq (Video). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Source: fb.com/KURDISTAN.CT | Late on December 29, an Aerosonde reconnaissance drone of the United States military crushed in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. | The drone crashed in the district of Bahrka in Erbil province. The Kurdistan Directorate General of Counter Terrorism said in a brief statement that a "technical problem" was behind the crash. The U.S. Central Command has not commented on the incident, yet. | The Aero…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). Turkey Tests New Optical Targeting System On Akıncı Combat Drone (Video). southfront.org Screengrab. Source: Baykar Defense. | The Bayraktar Akıncı combat drone has successfully used Aselsan's new Common Aperture Targeting System (CATS) in a live-fire test, Turkish drone manufacturer Baykar Defense revealed on December 30. | During the test, an Akıncı drone utilized the CATS to illuminate a target for a LGK-82 227 kg laser-guided bomb, which was also developed by Aselsan. Baykar Defense chief Selcuk Bayraktar shared footage from the test on Twitter.

____ (2022-12-30). Construction of mega , wind power project starts in North China desert. ecns.cn A mega and wind power base kicked off construction in China's seventh-largest desert on Wednesday.

_____ (2022-12-30). A Clash of Competing Nationalisms in Taiwan. strategic-culture.org Imagine if a high-profile American politician, such as the speaker of the House, traveled to Taipei, met with the political leaders of the island, and … nothing happened. The People's Republic of China did not visibly react, the Taiwanese leadership sought to downplay the emphasis on autonomy from the Chinese mainland, and visits on the official's itinerary included monuments to the island's past authoritarian leaders, highlighting hopes of eventual cross-strait reconciliation.

____ (2022-12-30). Trade between China, other RCEP members up 7.9 pct in first 11 months. ecns.cn Trade between China and the other members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has sustained rapid growth since the trade agreement took effect at the beginning of this year, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

Robert Hunziker (2022-12-30). Another Blistering Year Next Year? dissidentvoice.org NASA claims that 2022 was one of the hottest years ever recorded. Furthermore, according to CareOurEarth.com, this past year experienced: "Record-Breaking Heatwaves Around the World." It was the year of fires (everywhere, big fires), scorching heat (globally) floods (Pakistan! Europe, China) loss of potable water (especially France and Italy) nearly impassable commercial waterways (Danube, Po, …

____ (2022-12-30). New high-speed railway linking Yinchuan and Lanzhou opens to traffic. ecns.cn A railway linking Yinchuan and Lanzhou, major cities in northwest China, was fully operational with the opening of its last section from Yinchuan to Zhongwei on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). World's first hydrogen-powered city train rolls off the production line in Chengdu. ecns.cn The world's first hydrogen-powered city train rolled off the production line in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday. The train has a built-in "hydrogen power" system, with a maximum speed of 160 kilometers per hour and a range of 600 kilometers per hydrogen refueling.

____ (2022-12-30). China's daily ibuprofen, paracetamol production tops 200 mln tablets. ecns.cn China's daily production capacity of fever and pain relievers ibuprofen and paracetamol has exceeded 200 million tablets, while the daily output reached 190 million as the country strives to expand its anti-COVID-19 medical supply.

____ (2022-12-30). Full speed ahead for SE Asia on the move. ecns.cn For travel business owner Benny Kong, the China-Laos Railway has brought many benefits over the past year, and for many others, it's creating a buzz over yet another transformative infrastructure project improving lives in Southeast Asia.

____ (2022-12-30). China to retain pull for MNCs in 2023. ecns.cn China will remain a key go-to destination for multinational corporations in 2023 as the country's massive and lucrative domestic market and its opening-up measures boost business confidence amid subdued global investment sentiment, said business executives on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). China's defense spokesperson pledges action on separatist activities. ecns.cn A Chinese defense spokesperson warned on Thursday that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will take action against separatist activities wherever they occur.

____ (2022-12-30). U.S. urged to respect China's interests, concerns. ecns.cn The United States must respect China's core interests and major concerns if it really wants to have positive and constructive dialogue with China, the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.

Andrew Salmon (2022-12-30). Amid tough US chip chat, S Koreans turn anti-China. asiatimes.com SEOUL — South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol urged additional tax breaks for the domestic semiconductor industry as the nation's flagship export sector reels from a perfect storm — one that continues to rise in intensity. The semiconductor super-cycle, which buoyed the Korean economy through the Covid-19 pandemic, turned south this summer as chip shortages turned …

____ (2022-12-30). 100th Chinese-developed ARJ21 jetliner delivered. ecns.cn The 100th ARJ21 aircraft was delivered to its client on Thursday, bringing China's first indigenously developed passenger jetliner to a new stage of mass production and large-scale operations.

William Pesek (2022-12-30). BOJ at mercy of US, China zigs and zags. asiatimes.com It's hard to think of a central banker who had a more precarious year than Japan's Haruhiko Kuroda. | Though US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell drew most of the angst with his aggressive interest-rate increases, the Bank of Japan was caught between two economic giants veering in opposite directions. The US addressed overheating risks. China's "zero Covid" fiasco resulted in its slowest growth in 30 years — before Beijing suddenly hit the economic gas in the waning weeks of the year. | For most of 2022, BOJ governor Kuroda held firm to the monetary equivalent of the Hippocratic Oath: doing as little h…

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Presidentes ruso y chino ratifican aumento de la cooperación. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso precisó que el flujo comercial bilateral aumentará a finales del año en un 25 por ciento.

Rodolfo Bueno (2022-12-30). A propósito del actual conflicto mundial. globalizacion.ca Rusia, China y Estados Unidos son los centros de poder de un mundo que, desde el punto de vista estratégico militar, es cada vez más volátil, por eso es prioritario que se mantenga la paz entre estas potencias. | Sin embargo,…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). Iraqi Air Force Eliminated 13 Terrorists Of ISIS In Diyala Within 48 Hours (Videos). southfront.org This file photo shows an Iraqi Air Force AC-208 Cessna Caravan aircrew launch a Hellfire missile during a previous test at a target on the Aziziyah Training Range, south of Baghdad, Nov. 8, 2010. US Army photo by SGT Brandon Bolick. | The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) has eliminated 13 terrorists of ISIS in the eastern province of Diyala in a series of airstrikes which were carried out in coordination with other army formations and the intelligence, the Iraqi Security Media Cell announced on December 30. | The a…

WSWS (2022-12-30). France whitewashes December 23 assassination of Kurdish nationalists in Paris. wsws.org The far-right attack on d'Enghien Street in Paris testifies to the growing threat of far-right violence against immigrants, workers and youth across Europe.

Ashley Curtin (2022-12-30). Open letter from scientists to world leaders: Stop using bioenergy from forests to generate electricity. nationofchange.org "The best thing for the climate and biodiversity is to leave forests standing—and biomass energy does the opposite."

Uriel Araujo (2022-12-30). "It's the industry, stupid" — Economic Nationalism Is on the Rise, Bringing New Risks. globalresearch.ca

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-30). Dr. King Was Criticized By NAACP For Speech Against U.S. Military Industrial Complex And Budget Priorities. moguldom.com Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most iconic leaders in history. His legacy is widely remembered as a non-violent and forgiveness-based one rooted in Christian faith and ideology. However, the totality of Dr. King's activism is often glazed over by mainstream society. Many whitewash King by ascribing to selective amnesia when it …

____ (2022-12-30). Chinese oral COVID-19 drug equally effective with Paxlovid: study. ecns.cn An oral antiviral agent called VV116, which is a potent anti-COVID-19 drug, is just as effective as Paxlovid in increasing the speed of clinical recovery, according to a scientific study published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Staff (2022-12-30). RIP Pelé: Afro-Brazilian Soccer Icon Overcame Racism & Poverty to Be Ambassador for Beautiful Game. democracynow.org Brazil has begun three days of national mourning to mark the death of the global soccer icon Pelé at the age of 82. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé was a poor Afro-Brazilian who led the Brazilian national soccer team to its first World Cup title in 1958 at just 17 years old, and ultimately two more times in later years — more than any other player in history. Pelé was seen as a symbol of Brazil and played for 20 years in the country before retiring and becoming a global ambassador for the sport of soccer. He was also criticized for embodying the commercialization of the sport and was seen as complyin…

Lynda Carson (2022-12-30). HUD FY 2023 budget saves subsidized housing units for the poor. indybay.org New HUD Budget For FY 2023:…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-30). Orlando Community Defends Event Targeted With Far-Right Threats. itsgoingdown.org Action report on recent community defense of a popular drag tour. Originally posted to Iron Snowflake. Despite an explicit threat by Florida's Christian Nationalist governor, Ron DeSantis to take legal action against the venue if anyone under 18 was seen inside, a drag show scheduled on December 28th went forward without any problems. According to…

Jacqueline Luqman (2022-12-30). Film Review: Netflix's 'Descendant' Shows Capitalism Continues to Oppress African Descendants. towardfreedom.org The story of a bet a wealthy businessman made, as well as a slave ship he financed, and the descendants of the Africans brought to Mobile, Alabama, are the focus of a recently released Netflix documentary, "Descendant." TF board member Jacqueline Luqman explains why the film is worth viewing in her review.

Electronic Frontier Foundation (2022-12-30). The State of Online Free Expression Worldwide: 2022 in Review. juancole.com By Jillian C. York | ( EFF ) It's been a tumultuous year for free expression globally. From internet shutdowns, crackdowns on expression and closed-door partnerships to attempts to restrict anonymity and end to end encryption, in many places, digital rights are under threat. And while the European Union has made regulatory strides, …

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Piden detener a implicados en atentado contra Cristina Kirchner. telesurtv.net La lideresa peronista cuestionó qué necesitarán los jueces para detener a los responsables, "¿Que me maten?".

Staff (2022-12-30). Madrid Appoints Ambassador to Caracas 2 Years After Helping Leopoldo López Escape. orinocotribune.com

Juan Cole (2022-12-30). What would the United States be Like if it was like Israel? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) What would the United States be like if it was like Israel? After the most recent election is held, the president comes out and says that settling North America is the exclusive privilege of white Christians. He is determined to make some parts of the U.S. whiter and more Christian …

WSWS (2022-12-30). Australia: Korean family threatened with deportation because son has autism. wsws.org The family have been living in Australia since 2013, but their son is now deemed a "burden on taxpayers."

Fight Back (2022-12-30). Che's daughter Alida Guevara condemns the terrorist war on Syria. fightbacknews.org According to a Syrian Arab New Agency December 30 report, Alida Guevara, daughter of Ernesto Che Guevara, condemned the Western-backed terrorist attacks against Syria. | The report states that, during a Friday meeting in Havana with the Syrian Ambassador Ghassan Obaid, Guevara stated, "The terrorist war targeted the Syrian people and distorted their civilization and ancient history, since Syria is a country that resists and rejects all forms of compromise and normalization." | The report continued, "She noted the heroism of the Syrian Arab Army and reaffirmed her support for the Syrian people in their struggle a…

_____ (2022-12-30). Wait a Second! Merkel Did What? strategic-culture.org Merkel, Poroshenko, Even if Merkel had not been accomplice to this grande feat of political mirage and deception, she should be praised for her honesty. Otherwise, merely as a set of mitigating circumstances for 'the Merkel on the political court of justice of history' we could just acknowledge her honest admission that she was a participant in th…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). SDF Kick Off Operation To Hunt Down ISIS Cells Near AL-Hawl Camp In Northeastern Syria (Videos). southfront.org On December 29, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) kicked off a large-scale security operation in the northeastern Syrian governorate of…

Jessica Corbett (2022-12-30). Human Rights Advocates Alarmed Over Israel's New "Fascist, Racist" Government. truthout.org Global concerns about the new Israeli government — especially what it means for Palestinians — continued to grow Thursday as Benjamin Netanyahu took the oath of office to again serve as prime minister, this time leading the most far-right and religiously conservative coalition in the country's history. The embattled leader was sworn in following a 63-54 vote of confidence in his new government by… |

Farrah Hassen (2022-12-30). A year of global displacement. nationofchange.org This year's record-breaking global displacement crisis calls for greater protections and investment by the international community instead of more indifference and cruelty.

A Guest Author (2022-12-30). STOP U.S. Wars: MLK Week of Actions Jan. 13-22. workers.org This lightly edited call to action is from the United National Antiwar Coalition. "The greatest purveyor of violence in the world: my own government; I can not be silent." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., April 4, 1967 After more than 75 actions in October, we held a meeting to discuss . . . |

Jake Johnson (2022-12-30). Big Pharma and GOP allies aim to sabotage Medicare drug price reforms. nationofchange.org "Patients fought hard for the reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act—and we won't let Big Pharma and its allies' fearmongering scare us."

Staff (2022-12-30). "Angola Do You Hear Us?" Oscar-Shortlisted Doc on Plantation Prison Takes On Mass Incarceration. democracynow.org We look at a remarkable film that follows how acclaimed playwright Liza Jessie Peterson gave a mesmerizing performance of her one-person play "The Peculiar Patriot" at the Louisiana State Penitentiary known as Angola, before authorities stopped it halfway through. "Angola Do You Hear Us? Voices from a Plantation Prison" has just been shortlisted for an Oscar, and Peterson and the film's director, Cinque Northern, join us to describe how they hope to raise awareness about conditions inside the infamous prison.

____ (2022-12-30). Xi, Benin president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of resumption of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday exchanged congratulations with President of Benin Patrice Talon on the 50th anniversary of the resumption of the two countries' diplomatic relations.

Ann Brown (2022-12-30). 15 Hip-Hop Artists Who Praised Or Cited Elijah Muhammad. moguldom.com Elijah Muhammad led the Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death in 1975, mentoring Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali, and his own son, Warith Deen Mohammed. Even today, his teachings have impacted many, especially in the hip-hop community. "No nation will ever respect us as long as we beg for that which we can do …

WSWS (2022-12-30). Fifty years since the U.S. Christmas bombing of North Vietnam. wsws.org In one of the greatest crimes of American imperialism in the 20th century, US bombers laid waste to the two largest cities in North Vietnam, Hanoi and Haiphong.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). "It's The Industry, Stupid" Economic Nationalism Is On The Rise, Bringing New Risks. southfront.org As the specter of deindustrialization haunts the world, economic warfare is to become much more dangerous than it already is,…

Stephen Lane (2022-12-30). Indianapolis communities unite to fight against undemocratic library board. liberationnews.org The struggle against the corruption of the top leadership of the Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees, which heightened after their refusal to appoint the top candidate as CEO, is morphing into a broader movement to create true democratic control over Indianapolis' public institutions.

Nizar Visram (2022-12-30). How the Abraham Accords Got the Middle Finger at Qatar World Cup. dissidentvoice.org In 2010, when Qatar was awarded the right to host the 2022 World Cup tournament the Gulf kingdom became the focus of a disparaging campaign. Qatar was accused of mistreating migrant workers engaged to build World Cup projects. The campaign against Qatar as host nation involved Britain, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Israel, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia. …

Ediz Tiyansan (2022-12-30). See how a California town copes with drought. america.cgtn.com Huron, a small farming town in California has decided to build an aquifer underground and turn its unused fields into vast ponds that can collect water in wet years to deal with droughts.

Latino Rebels (2022-12-30). Waj Invades America: Episode 2 With Christina Greer. latinorebels.com For this second episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali gives advice to some of his social media followers and then welcomes Fordham University Associate Professor of Political Science Christina Greer to discuss white supremacy's foundational roots.

Prof. Joseph H. Chung (2022-12-30). Itaewon Disaster: Who Killed 158 Children? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-12-30). More Jails Became Death Traps in 2022 Amid Lack of Mental Healthcare, Housing, Bail Reform Backlash. democracynow.org In 2022, more jails in the United States became death traps, as people faced inhumane conditions in overcrowded facilities amid a lack of mental healthcare, housing and backlash against bail reform. Most of those who died were incarcerated pretrial, and activists say this number is heavily underreported. From New York City to Houston, Texas, jail deaths have reached their highest levels in decades. We get an update from Krish Gundu, with the Texas Jail Project, and Keri Blakinger, investigative reporter with The Marshall Project. Blakinger is the organization's first formerly incarcerated reporter, and her…

WSWS (2022-12-30). Will Lehman discusses his protest to the UAW monitor. wsws.org After widespread vote suppression by the apparatus resulted in a turnout of less than 10 percent in the UAW presidential election, candidate Will Lehman has filed a formal protest arguing that the election is not a legitimate expression of the will of the membership and the results cannot be certified.

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Donald Shaw (2022-12-30). Oil Industry Now Set to Control Both Congressional Energy Committees. truthout.org

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). Militants Attack Workers Near Government-Held Oil Field In Syria's Deir Ezzor, Kill Ten (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On December 30, militants attacked several vehicles shuttling workers from and to the government-held al-Taim oil field in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor. | The workers were boarding the vehicles, a pickup truck, a van and a mini bus, some two kilometers away from the oil field, which is located in the southwestern Deir Ezzor countryside, when they came under attack. | Director of Operations at the Furat Oil Company,…

WSWS (2022-12-30). Poverty, inequality and official indifference are to blame for the dozens killed by the Christmas weekend blizzard in Buffalo. wsws.org Freezing temperatures and massive snow fall have left over 60 dead nationally since last Friday, with the epicenter in Buffalo, New York.

Editor (2022-12-30). FBI Cointelpro Is Back and Worse Than Ever. scheerpost.com By James Bovard / CounterPunch Elon Musk has opened the floodgates to expose the FBI's latest war on Americans' freedom of speech. The FBI massively intervened to pressure Twitter to suppress accounts and tweets from individuals the FBI disapproved, including parody accounts. The FBI and other federal agencies also browbeat Facebook, Instagram, and many other …

WSWS (2022-12-30). The New Year ushers in the fourth year of the COVID pandemic. wsws.org The New Year weekend celebrations will usher in more superspreading events as the United States and the world enters the fourth year of the pandemic.

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-30). 3 Top Reasons To Still Fly Southwest Airlines After The Christmas Disaster. moguldom.com Southwest Airlines has canceled about 15,7 flights — 10 times more than any other airline since extreme cold weather began disrupting air travel on Dec. 22. The whole world watched televised reports as an estimated 1 million stranded passengers with flight cancellations wound through airports across the U.S., their wedding plans, Christmas gatherings and reunions …

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-30). Building Solidarity and Strength on the Streets of Pittsburgh and Chicago. itsgoingdown.org

Anonymous103 (2022-12-30). 2022: Birth Year Of The Multipolar world. southfront.org In 2022, emerging nations made it clear that they are not willing to tolerate the US-led unipolar world order anymore. | Written by 2022 was full of geopolitically important events. Despite being a year marked by conflicts, escalation of tensions and high risks, at the same time it was the mark of an extremely significant multipolar t…

Left Voice Staff (2022-12-30). We Need a Labor Movement Willing to Challenge the Status Quo. truthout.org Joe Burns, director of collective bargaining with the CWA-AFA union, discusses his new book, Class Struggle Unionism, and the importance of a militant labor movement. Left Voice Staff: Your book Class Struggle Unionism is an increasingly popular text which puts forward important debates on strategy in the labor movement. Can you first tell us what you mean by "class struggle unionism" and why you… |

Ryan Lockwood (2022-12-30). Buffalo 'bomb cyclone' exposes failure of capitalism. workers.org Buffalo, New York Buffalo is reeling from its worst snowstorm in a generation. From Dec. 23-25, Western New York state was ravaged by a "bomb cyclone," which brought hurricane-force winds, subzero wind chills and over 50 inches of snowfall to the region. But Winter Storm Elliot is as much a . . . |

Fight Back (2022-12-30). Legalization for All Network condemns anti-immigrant Supreme Court ruling, demands end to Trump-era Title 42. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Legalization for All Network. | The Legalization for All Network condemns the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on December 27 to force the government to keep the terrible Trump-era 'Title 42' policy in place that closed the US-México border to asylum-seekers. | Trump invoked Title 42 more than two years ago, during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic to close the border to asylum-seekers attempting to present themselves at the US-México border to request asylum. It is a right under international law to request asylum and have that request c…

Moon Chung-in (2022-12-30). Fraught shift from 'Asia-Pacific' to 'Indo-Pacific'. asiatimes.com I belong to the generation of "Asia-Pacific," and am rather a stranger to the new idea of "Indo-Pacific." But nowadays, wherever you go — Europe, Japan, South Korea, the United States and even Southeast Asia — "Indo-Pacific" has become the dominant theme. In my opinion, the Indo-Pacific concept is very much based on the traditional …

Frud Bezhan (2022-12-30). More Iranians Move Their Protests To Rooftops Amid State Crackdown. juancole.com I'm Frud Bezhan, regional desk editor for Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Here's what I've been following and what I'm watching out for in the days ahead. ( RFE/RL) Fewer Iranians have protested on the streets in recent days, more than three months after the nationwide antiestablishment demonstrations erupted. From the outset, the authorities responded …

WSWS (2022-12-30). Popular music and jazz in 2022, a selection. wsws.org Many working musicians must now tour and play live concerts most of the year in order to support themselves financially. They thus constantly face the potential long-term prospect of playing until they get terribly sick with a deadly virus, or face financial ruin, or both.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-30). Hezbollah Mourns Two Fighters Who Were Killed In Missile Attack Near Syria's Greater Idlib (Video). southfront.org Faisal Hassan Kataya (L) and Ahmed Yamen Al-Tatari (R). Via Twitter. | On December 30, Hezbollah mourned two of its fighters who were reportedly killed a day earlier near the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | In a brief statement, the Lebanese group said that Faisal Hassan Kataya and Ahmed Yamen Al-Tatari lost their lives while carrying out their "jihad duty." | Lebanese and Syrians news sources said that the two fighters were killed when militants based in Greater Idlib targ…

____ (2022-12-30). Chinese state councilor stresses intelligent construction, safe development of mines. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong on Thursday urged efforts to accelerate the construction of intelligent mines and their safe development.

Editor (2022-12-30). Watch Chris Hedges on C-SPAN On Jan. 1. scheerpost.com ScheerPost columnist, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges joins Program ID: 524629-1 | Category: Call-In | Format: Call-In | Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Will Air: Jan 01, 2023 | 12: 00pm EST | C-SPAN 2 | Airing Details: | Jan 01, 2023 | 12: 00pm EST | C-SPAN 2 | Jan 01, 2023 | 2: 00pm EST | C-S…

____ (2022-12-30). Let's Give A Proper Definition. smoothiex12.blogspot.com I mean the term "domination". Often people, understandably, use the term "domination" as a euphemism for the US foreign policy. What many fail to point out is that "domination"–

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-30). New Documentary on Late Sixties Civil Unrest is a 'Rosetta Stone' for Decoding the Modern Day Police State. unicornriot.ninja

Labor Video Project (2022-12-30). NNU-CNA Sutter Alta Bates Hospital Nurses Fed Up & Strike Against Concession Contract. indybay.org 1800 Sutter nurses at Berkeley Alta Bates and Summit hospitals have gone on a strike for ten days. They are angry at a concession agreement that was being pushed by the NNU-CNA leadership that would allow a two tier contract and would continue the loss nurses to Kaiser where nurses are paid $10 to $12 an hour more.

Esther Schrader (2022-12-30). Leading Through Crisis: SPLC's Mississippi state office director honored among 100 most influential Black Americans of 2022. splcenter.org

Editor (2022-12-30). Scheer & Hedges: They Know Everything About You. scheerpost.com Editor's Note: These are videos taken from the Real News Network, edited into one video for easier viewing experience. All clips belong to the Real News Network, and are being published here because of their timeless commentary, and relevance to the recently exposed corporate state censorship regime revealed in the Twitter Files.

Sam Pizzigati (2022-12-30). Can we talk sensibly about inequality and ignore the rich? nationofchange.org The poor don't gain, in short, when societies ignore the rich.

____ (2022-12-30). Tunnel fire causes casualties in South Korea's Gyeonggi Provinc. ecns.cn A fire broke out in a noise-barrier tunnel on the second Gyeongin Expressway in Galhyeon District, Gwacheon City, Gyeonggi Province, on Thursday.

Fernando A. T. Ximenes (2022-12-30). Twenty-Two years of austerity in Timor-Leste: The IMF and rebuilding the neoliberal state from scratch. mronline.org Timor-Leste was proclaimed by the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) as a sovereign state on November 28, 1975.

Chris Hedges (2022-12-30). A new book of migrant stories exposes Europe's war on refugees. therealnews.com Over the past 20 years, the Mediterranean Sea has become a graveyard as the EU's brutal "Fortress Europe" policies unleash brutal hostility against migrants and refugees. While mainstream media has often sensationalized the problem as a "migrant crisis" or "refugee crisis," little scrutiny has been placed on the role of Europe and other countries of the Global North in producing this crisis of mass displacement through the War on Terror or the historic underdevelopment of the former colonial world. Authors Helen Benedict and Eyan Awwadawnan join The Chris Hedges Report to discuss their book, Map of Hope and…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-30). Africa in Review 2022, II: Peacekeeping and the World Economic Crisis. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-30). Mexicans protest president AMLO's "neglect" in case of 43 Ayotzinapa teaching students. wsws.org The AMLO administration's protection of the highest ranks of the state behind the Ayotzinapa killings exposes the reactionary character of its efforts to perpetuate the domestic deployment of the military.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-30). Always Room for More: Zionism's Endless Extremism. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Salt Dec 24, 2022 | In the latest incarnation of Israeli politics, incoming 'prime minister' Benyamin Netanyahu has given the most extreme figures on an already extreme spectrum the portfolios for 'national security' and settlement-building on the West Bank. | Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, who has been allocated the national security portfolio, recently called on his settler followers to shoot Palestinians who resist the takeover of their homes and land. That can be taken as a portent of how he intends to do his job. | Ben Gvir's portfolio gives him control over…

The Lever (2022-12-30). 2022 FLASHBACK: The Candidate Who Picks Fights With Bad Guys. levernews.com

WorkWeek (2022-12-30). Starbucks Strike SF , SF "Ticket To Mars" Concert , Removal of TWU2 a Pres& UAW180 Strike. indybay.org WorkWeek radio covers the Starbuck's in San Francisco. A Starbucks Worker In SF Speaks Out, "Ticket To Mars" Concert In SF, Murder Threats & Removal Of TWU2 a President Roger Marenco and UAW Case Holland Tractor 7 Month Strike and their fight for justice.

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-12-30). Mexican border families offer refuge for migrants. america.cgtn.com Residents of local communities in Matamoros, Mexico, provide shelter for migrants displaced by the border. With no end to the flow of people coming to the U.S. southern border in sight, it's the kindness of strangers that can make the migration crisis more bearable.

Edu Montesanti (2022-12-30). Argentina Sentencing Former Military Dictators is a Regional Model, Says Chomsky. orinocotribune.com On December 21, former Argentine police officer Mario Sandoval was sentenced to 15 years in prison for crimes against humanity during the last Argentine military dictatorship. | "The Argentine killers and torturers reached the peak of horror," expresses Chomsky to journalist Edu Montesanti, while celebrating one more among many convictions of former dictators in the South American country over the years. | On a trial for crimes against humanity related to the last Argentine military dictatorship (1976-83), former Argentine police officer Mario Sandoval, 69, was found guilty by the justice of his country last Dece…

Staff (2022-12-30). U.S. carrier strike group, 5 anti-missile warships in Marseille mark 246 years of joint warfare. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa/U.S. Sixth FleetCarrier Strike Group 10 Public AffairsDecember 29, 2022 George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Marseille, France The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush — along with the embarked staff of Carrier Strike Group 10 and George H.W. Bush CSG — arrived in Marseille, France, for …

Jessica Corbett (2022-12-30). DOJ Suit Accuses Major Drug Distributor of Fueling US Opioid Epidemic. truthout.org The Biden administration on Thursday filed suit against one of the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributors, AmerisourceBergen, and two of its subsidiaries for allegedly violating federal law and contributing to the opioid epidemic. Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the complaint accuses AmerisourceBergen of at least hundreds of thousands of violations… |

WSWS (2022-12-30). Fascist terror and military hostility set tone for Lula's inauguration in Brazil. wsws.org The inauguration of Brazil's president-elect Luís Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers Party (PT), set for January 1, is being prepared under the shadow of fascistic conspiracies in the country.

Common Dreams (2022-12-30). Rights Advocates Alarmed Over Israel's New 'Fascist, Racist, and Settler' Government. juancole.com By Jessica Corbett | ( Commondreams.org ) Global concerns about the new Israeli government—especially what it means for Palestinians—continued to grow Thursday as Benjamin Netanyahu took the oath of office to again serve as prime minister, this time leading the most far-right and religiously conservative coalition in the country's history. The embattled leader …

Global Research News (2022-12-30). Most Popular Articles on Global Research in 2022. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-30). Socialist candidate Will Lehman exposes massive voter suppression in the UAW elections. wsws.org Lehman's written protest is an encyclopedic historical record of the election, comprehensively detailing every facet of the antidemocratic conspiracy by the entrenched bureaucracy to cling to power by suppressing the vote.

Editor (2022-12-30). State Department Approves $180 Million Arms Sales for Taiwan. scheerpost.com

JANET (2022-12-30). Japan's constitutional amendment: a dangerous signal. iacenter.org

Marc Batko, W Meyer, K Chavent (2022-12-30). The Humor of Jesus and The cry of the poor. indybay.org After much meditation and reflection, I firmly believe that Jesus made fun of individualism and profit-oriented economic systems. Winning people to trust the infinite, invisible and transcendent God was surely his central goal. "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny?" he asked his calculating counterpart. "No sparrow falls to the ground without your Father's consent. You are worth more…!

Mark Gruenberg, John Wojcik (2022-12-30). Working-class activism the key to progress on all fronts. peoplesworld.org Workers and their allies hit the streets in 2022 in ways that caused the country to pay attention to their issues, their causes, and their unions. There for all to see was the determination of an independent grass-roots union, the Amazon Labor Union, to confront one of the nation's three richest men, Jeff Bezos, and …

Ralph Nader (2022-12-30). The New York Times Is Diminishing Itself. dissidentvoice.org Give the New York Times its due. Its teams of reporters produce more investigations of wrongdoing by entrenched vested interests than does the entire recess-rich, Tuesday-to-Thursday U.S. Congress with all its Committees and Subcommittees. The Times should promptly publish some of its exposes as small books. Their on-the-ground series on the burning Amazon Forest and their series on expanding …

Dean Baker (2022-12-30). The NYT Doesn't Have Access to Census Data: We Do Not Have a Record Number of Renters. cepr.net Can someone buy the NYT Internet access? For some reason the paper insists on ignoring data from the Census Bureau when telling readers about the housing market. Last month it repeatedly told readers that young people, minorities, and lower income households were unable to buy homes when the Census Bureau data showed rapid increases in …

____ (2022-12-30). Nation sets hot pace for science and tech innovation. ecns.cn Cities in Asia have seen outstanding performances at scientific research institutions and on scientific infrastructure, and are pushing the international innovation landscape toward multipolarity and green, low-carbon development.

Staff (2022-12-30). Tienes 20 segundos para encontrar el perro oculto. cubadebate.cu Observa bien y no te confundas, pues a simple vista podrás ver a un zorro con un pato en su hocico. Como sucede en la mayoría de estos acertijos visuales, los usuarios se confiaron y creyeron que sería sencillo resolverlo. No obstante, se encontraron con uno de los retos más complicados de su categoría. øTe vas a confiar?

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2022-12-30). Anuncian reunión entre talibanes y oficina humanitaria de ONU. telesurtv.net Griffiths acudirá con la intención de resolver la prohibición de que las mujeres trabajen en labores humanitarias…

Staff (2022-12-30). Cristiano Ronaldo firma con el Al Nassr FC, según medios. cubadebate.cu El astro portugués Cristiano Ronaldo ha fichado por el Al Nassr FC de Arabia Saudí, donde militará las próximas dos temporadas, tras un mes de rumores después de que el cinco veces vencedor del Balón de Oro rompiera su relación con el Manchester United inglés durante el Mundial de Qatar, informaron medios saudíes.

Staff (2022-12-30). Toneladas de esfuerzo por hectárea de tierra. cubadebate.cu Dicen que el hombre tiene en su carácter la sombra y la luz del suelo donde sujeta la vida. Allá, en la zona de La Cuba el guajiro ha encontrado la prosperidad en los terrenos ferralíticos rojos. Uno se da cuenta cuando habla con gente humilde, nativas y migrantes que llegaron desde territorios del Este del Caimán Antillano.

Hedelberto López Blanch (2022-12-30). 2022 un año calamitoso para el planeta. globalizacion.ca El 2022 se caracterizó por arrastrar los efectos dejados por la pandemia de Covid 19 en años anteriores, una galopante inflación mundial con bajo crecimiento de las economías, dificultades que se acrecentaron con las cientos de "sanciones" que Washington y…

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Cancelan casi 4.000 vuelos tras tormenta invernal en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Los aeropuertos con más cancelaciones son los de Denver (Colorado), Chicago (Illinois), Las Vegas (Nevada), Dallas (Texas) y Baltimore (Maryland).

Gabriel Loza Tellería (2022-12-30). 2022, øAnnus horribilis? globalizacion.ca El año 2022 pasará a la historia por el momento en que confluyeron tres crisis. La primera, la crisis postcovid que reflejó las consecuencias del Gran Confinamiento con la interrupción de las cadenas de abastecimiento mundial y de las políticas…

Michael Roberts (2022-12-30). øPuede el capitalismo global aguantar? globalizacion.ca øPuede el capitalismo global aguantar? William Robinson intenta responder a esta pregunta en su libro titulado con la misma pregunta. Robinson es profesor de sociología en la Universidad de California, Santa Bárbara. Con una escritura ágil, Robinson cubre mucho terreno…

Staff (2022-12-30). El tiempo: Tarde calidad con escasas lluvias. cubadebate.cu El cielo estará parcialmente nublado en zonas de la costa norte y con poca nubosidad hacia el interior y sur hasta el final de la mañana cuando se incrementará a parcialmente nublado en gran parte del país, nublándose en la tarde en localidades del interior con escasas lluvias.

Staff (2022-12-30). Aumenta generación eléctrica: UNE prevé contar con 3 100 MW este viernes. cubadebate.cu Para el horario pico se estima la entrada de la unidad 1 de la CTE Santa Cruz con 80 MW, la subida de 30 MW en la unidad 6 de Energás Jaruco y la entrada de 339 MW en motores diésel. Con este pronóstico, se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 3109 MW y una demanda máxima de 2600 MW.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-30). Llega excívico boliviano Luis Fernando Camacho a penal de alta seguridad. telesurtv.net Se corresponde con la decisión de la Justicia boliviana, la cual dictó este viernes cuatro meses de prisión preventiva.

Staff (2022-12-30). Lula anuncia el resto de su gabinete. cubadebate.cu El presidente electo de Brasil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, quien asumirá el cargo el próximo domingo 1 de enero, anunció los nombres del resto de los ministros que conformarán de manera definitiva su gabinete de Gobierno. Con los anuncios de este jueves quedan cubiertas las 37 carteras del gabinete del futuro Gobierno.

Staff (2022-12-30). Qué trae la prensa cubana, viernes 30 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

Staff (2022-12-30). Denuncia TeleSur hackeo de su canal de YouTube. cubadebate.cu El canal de YouTube de la multiplataforma informativa teleSUR en español fue hackeado este jueves. Así lo denunció la presidenta del multimedio, la periodista Patricia Villegas, además de solicitar apoyo a ese sitio web para recuperar el control.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Venezuela alcanzó las 4.400.000 viviendas entregadas en 2022. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano anunció la aprobación del Plan Anual de Hábitat y Vivienda, que contempla la meta de construir 0 mil viviendas en el 2023.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Venezuela alcanzó las 4.400.000 viviendas entregadas en el 2022. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano anunció la aprobación del Plan Anual de Hábitat y Vivienda, que contempla la meta de construir 0 mil viviendas en el 2023.

Staff (2022-12-30). Grupos extremistas atacan edificios públicos en Santa Cruz, Bolivia. cubadebate.cu Grupos extremistas y progolpistas bolivianos incendiaron este viernes las instalaciones de la Autoridad de Bosques y Tierras (ABT) y atacaron el edificio de Impuestos Nacionales mientras destrozaron la fachada de la televisora estatal Entel en el departamento boliviano de Santa Cruz.

Staff (2022-12-30). Oficina de Marcas y Patentes de EEUU falla a favor de Cubatabaco en litigio por derechos de Cohíba. cubadebate.cu Habanos, S.A., líder mundial en la comercialización de cigarros cubanos premium, incluido COHIBA, celebra el fallo del Tribunal de la Oficina de Marcas y Patentes de los Estados Unidos (TTAB) del 20 de diciembre de 2022 a favor de la Empresa Cubana del Tabaco tras décadas de lucha por los derechos de la marca comercial COHIBA para cigarros en Estados Unidos.

Staff (2022-12-30). Una casa en mi canción, trovada poética para Haydée Santamaría. cubadebate.cu El proyecto Callejas entregó una donación de sus libros manufacturados y se entregó la moneda 50 Aniversario del Movimiento de la Nueva Trova a Miriela Mijares, trovadora pinareña y a Eliot Porta, músico y destacado promotor cultural villaclareño.

Juan Carlos Ramírez Figueroa (2022-12-30). Chile redefine su camino constitucional cediendo el protagonismo al Congreso. globalizacion.ca Sin mayor participación ciudadana, los partidos políticos acaban de establecer un nuevo proceso constituyente tras el rechazo mayoritario a la nueva Carta Magna en septiembre pasado. Después de tres meses de negociaciones, se retomó el proceso constituyente en Chile. | Esto,…

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Mueren 10 trabajadores petroleros en ataque terrorista en Siria. telesurtv.net De acuerdo a la agencia oficial siria, Sana, un total de seis trabajadores resultaron heridos en el ataque.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Tribunal militar condena a líder birmana a 33 años de cárcel. telesurtv.net La exgobernante Aung San Suu Kyi ha negado todos los cargos que se le instruyen y sus juicios de este 2022 se han celebrado a puerta cerrada.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). Ecuador reporta el mayor índice de muertes violentas en décadas. telesurtv.net En este sentido, los datos apuntan que en 2010 la tasa de homicidios intencionales era de 17,5.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2022-12-30). Protestan contra propuesta institucional del Gobierno haitiano. telesurtv.net Fue rechazado particularmente el pedido de intervención militar y el proyecto de sufragios por considerarse una farsa.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Cifran en 25 los muertos en el incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net En un primer reporte, la cifra de fallecidos a raíz del incendió en el Grand Diamond City, se ubicó en 10 y horas más tarde subió a 19.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Juez boliviano dicta cuatro meses de prisión a gobernador de Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net La audiencia contra el gobernador Camacho transcurrió durante más de nueve horas, en la que la Fiscalía pedía seis meses de prisión para el gobernador.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Lula anuncia a los últimos ministros de su Gobierno en Brasil. telesurtv.net Como jefe de la Oficina de Seguridad Institucional (GSI, siglas en portugués) fue designado Marcos Edson Gonçalves Dias.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). ONU llama a hacer de 2023 un año de paz. telesurtv.net "Juntos, hagamos que 2023 sea un año en el que la paz vuelva a nuestras vidas", dijo Guterres.

Staff (2022-12-30). Registran aumento del desempleo en Chile. cubadebate.cu La tasa de desocupación en Chile se situó en el 7,9 por ciento durante el trimestre móvil septiembre-noviembre, según los resultados de la Encuesta Nacional de Empleo (ENE) que aplica el Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas de Chile (INE) y fueron divulgados este jueves."La cifra significó un aumento de 0,4 puntos porcentuales (pp.) en doce meses.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Decretan tres días de luto por fallecimiento de Pelé en Brasil. telesurtv.net Pelé, considerado por muchos el mejor futbolista de todos los tiempos, falleció este jueves a la edad de 82 años en el hospital Albert Einstein de Sao Paulo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Autoridades de Siria decomisan armas en almacén de Daesh. telesurtv.net Según el texto se hallaron fusiles automáticos, ametralladoras, lanza granadas, misiles antiblindajes, antiaéreos, artefactos explosivos, morteros, balas y demás municiones.

Staff (2022-12-30). Chequea ministro de Salud Pública recuperación de instituciones en Pinar del Río. cubadebate.cu Severos daños provocó el Huracán Ian a su paso por Pinar del Río en las instituciones de Salud de esta provincia. Este viernes visitamos varias de ellas y también otras donde se realizan acciones para ampliar los servicios que se brindan a la población, informó José Angel Portal Miranda. En el Policlínico "1ro de Enero", inició el recorrido.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Presidente Joe Biden aprueba presupuestos para 2023. telesurtv.net Los presupuestos, aprobados ya por el Congreso incluyen 45.000 millones de dólares en ayuda militar a Ucrania.

Staff (2022-12-30). Mincin informa sobre la distribución de productos normados del mes de enero. cubadebate.cu La leche para los niños, dietas para embarazadas y enfermedades crónicas de la infancia, se asegura, distribuyéndose disponibilidades que respaldan los consumos de leche en polvo hasta el 10 de enero para los niños. Está asegurada la entrega del pollo de diciembre, que incluye las distribuciones atrasadas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Costa Rica suma 70 casos de mpox durante 2022. telesurtv.net La cartera de salud puntualizó que los casos reportados son del sexo masculino en el rango de edad de 21 a 73 años.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-30). Estado de salud de Josep Ratzinger es "grave", dice el Vaticano. telesurtv.net Numerosos obispos del mundo se sumaron a la solicitud de oraciones del papa Francisco por el papa Emérito Benedicto XVI.

Staff (2022-12-30). Guerra mediática: No la hemos entendido. cubadebate.cu Está bajo amenaza la cordura social. El arsenal mediático monopólico se organiza y se despliega en todos sus frentes camuflados como entretenimiento, como iglesias mediáticas, como noticiarios y como programas de concursos. Las mesas de redacción y las direcciones editoriales están infestadas por "servicios" de inteligencia y espionaje.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Desempleo en Chile llega al 7,9% en trimestre septiembre – noviembre. telesurtv.net El dato representó un aumento de 0,4 puntos porcentuales, considerando el alza de la fuerza de trabajo en 4,3 por ciento.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). Palestina rechaza intenciones anexionistas del Gobierno de Israel. telesurtv.net El Ministerio palestino insistió que la coalición israelí de racistas y opositores declarados está adoptando una agenda de expansión colonial.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Hackean canal de YouTube de teleSUR en español. telesurtv.net La denuncia fue realizada por la presidenta del multimedio, la periodista Patricia Villegas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Fiscalía de Bolivia imputa al gobernador Luis Fernando Camacho. telesurtv.net El ente judicial solicitó la detención preventiva del gobernador santacruceño en el Centro Penitenciario de Chonchocoro, en La Paz.

Staff (2022-12-30). Revelan que la CIA está involucrada en campaña de sabotajes contra Rusia. cubadebate.cu La Agencia Central de Inteligencia de Estados Unidos (CIA) utiliza los servicios de espionaje de un aliado europeo de la OTAN para sabotajes en Rusia, según reveló un artículo que circula hoy en la prensa digital.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Fallece el exfutbolista brasileño Pelé a los 82 años. telesurtv.net El astro del fútbol brasileño fue ingresado el pasado 29 de noviembre al Hospital Albert Einstein de Sao Paulo.

Staff (2022-12-30). Conozca las tasas vigentes en el mercado cambiario cubano este 30 de diciembre. cubadebate.cu Con el objetivo de mantener a sus lectores informados, Cubadebate comparte las tasas de cambio para diferentes divisas extranjeras vigentes este viernes 30 de diciembre en el mercado cambiario del país.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Expresan condolencias tras fallecimiento del exfutbolista Pelé. telesurtv.net Pelé es el único futbolista en la historia que ha ganado tres Copas del Mundo.

teleSUR, ACH, JGN, SH (2022-12-30). øCómo se creó la URSS y qué impacto tuvo en el mundo. telesurtv.net La Unión Soviética o URSS estuvo conformada por cuatro repúblicas socialistas: Rusia, Transcaucasia, Ucrania y Bielorrusia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Grupos golpistas incendian edificios públicos en Santa Cruz y Cochabamba, Bolivia. telesurtv.net Los ataques ocurren cuando Camacho aguarda la audiencia cautelar para definir si se defenderá en libertad o en prisión.

scorinoco (2022-12-30). Bolivia: Camacho Evaded 4 Court Summons to Testify in Coup D'État I Case. orinocotribune.com Luis Fernando Camacho, the governor of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, avoided testifying in the Coup d'Etat I case at least four times, defying the summons of the Attorney General's Office. | During the Bolivian extreme right's 36-day strike in Santa Cruz demanding that the national census be carried out in 2023, Camacho, who was one of the principal figures in the coup against Evo Morales in 2019, stated that he would not go to La Paz and turn himself in to the judiciary. | "If they want to send me to prison, let them come to my town, because I am not going to go and turn myself in to Masismo as they want me to," Camacho…

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Presidente chileno quiere una Constitución "mínima, más neutra" telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló que "yo creo que Elisa Loncon está equivocada respecto a eso. Esto es un proceso democrático".

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Up to 20 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armoured vehicles and 3 vehicles were destroyed by Russian artillery shelling on Krasniy-Liman front, according to the Russian MOD; | Up to 80 Ukraini…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-29). Russian Missile Strikes, New Defenses, & Fighting into 2023. libya360.wordpress.com Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for December 30, 2022: Russia conducts what may be the largest missile strike so far during the special military operation; Ukraine's power grid continues to be degraded; Fighting continues around Bakhmut; Western analysts insist Russian fighting around Bakhmut is "senseless" but it suits Russia's…

Dan Collyns (2022-12-29). Peru's new president vows to work toward political stability. america.cgtn.com Peruvian President Dina Boluarte pledged her government will give prosecutors everything they need to investigate the deaths of some two dozen protesters at her first news conference on Thursday. Find out more.

Daniel Kersffeld (2022-12-29). La crisis peruana se irradia por toda la región. globalizacion.ca La represión aumenta en Perú a medida que la actual presidenta Dina Boluarte cierra filas con el centro y la derecha para consolidar su débil gobierno. De hecho, el flamante nombramiento como Jefe de Gabinete a Alberto Otárola, hasta ayer…

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2022-12-29). Golpe en Perú: El "excedente poblacional nocivo" y la entrega de los recursos naturales. globalizacion.ca Analistas peruanos temen que tras la destitución del presidente constitucional Pedro Castillo, el saqueo de los recursos será de tal magnitud, las matanzas serán tan enormes, el hambre tan grande, la desesperación de tal magnitud, que es probable que finalmente…

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Reportan sismo de magnitud 5,4 en Arequipa, Perú. telesurtv.net A pesar de la fuerza del fenómeno, no se registraron daños materiales graves ni lesionados ni pérdida de vidas humanas.

Staff (2022-12-29). Perú's Dictatorship Shows True Colours: Alderpeople Dismissed, National Strike Called for January 4. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 28, 2022 ( The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "

Staff (2022-12-29). Peruvian Dictatorship Shows True Colours: Alderpeople Dismissed, National Strike Called for January 4. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 28, 2022 ( The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "

_____ (2022-12-29). Perú's Dictatorship Shows True Colours. popularresistance.org This Monday, December 26, the de facto government of Perú, led by Dina Boluarte, annulled the appointment of 312 district sub-alderpeople across 23 regions of the country, in a move that seems to advance the erasure of any traces of opposition to Boluarte's controversial rule. These sub-alderpeople had been appointed by President Pedro Castillo, in accordance with local legislation, during his mandate by popular election. | The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "these officials, instead of responding to the guidelines established regarding the functions of district sub-a…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Justicia peruana evalúa prisión preventiva del expresidente Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El presidente peruano fue capturado tras una vacancia exprés por el Congreso el cual nombró entonces a Dina Boluarte.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Expresidente peruano niega cargos judiciales en su contra. telesurtv.net Pedro Castillo aseguró que su prisión preventiva es injusta y responde a una " venganza política".

Staff (2022-12-29). Are Peace Talks Possible? Prof. Gilbert Achcar on Whether Russia & Ukraine Can Negotiate End to War. democracynow.org The war in Ukraine is now in its 11th month, and Russia unleashed a new bombardment this week of cities across the country, including the capital Kyiv. This comes as both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin have expressed a willingness to negotiate an end to the war — but their positions remain so far apart that there are no real hopes of peace talks, says longtime antiwar activist, author and international relations scholar Gilbert Achcar. "For now, both sides are just probably betting on being able to achieve more on the ground and not really serious about a c…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Ukraine demands Russia's expulsion from UNSC while Putin calls for negotiations. infobrics.org Kiev's call to expel Russia from the UNSC are not being entertained.

_____ (2022-12-29). CIA And NATO Are Waging Sabotage Attacks Inside Russia. popularresistance.org The CIA is using the spy agencies ofa European NATO ally in order to launch sabotage attacks in Russian territory, according to journalist Jack Murphy. | Murphy is a former US special operations officer who has extensive contacts inside the military and intelligence services. | Citing multiple US government sources, Murphy reported that the CIA and the European state spent years developing "sleeper cells that the allied spy service has activated to hinder Moscow's invasion of Ukraine by waging a secret war behind Russian lines." Infrastructure that has been sabotaged in Russia includes railways, bridges, fuel dep…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Zelensky, Blackrock CEO Agree to Coordinate on Ukraine's Reconstruction. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and CEO of the US investment management company Blackrock, Larry Fink, held a video meeting on Wednesday and agreed to coordinate the reconstruction of Ukraine. Zelensky's office said that he and Fink "agreed to focus in the near term on coordinating the efforts of all potential investors and participants in the …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-29). Marketing the 'Resistance Movement'. libya360.wordpress.com Moss Robeson OUN-B and the 'Capitulation Resistance Movement' (Part II) INTRODUCTION An obscure Ukrainian band made international headlines in March after receiving the blessings of The Clash to rewrite the song "London Calling." Left-wing English singer Billy Bragg at first shared "Kyiv Calling" on social media, but deleted…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Youth and workers in Sri Lanka speak on IYSSE global anti-war webinar. wsws.org The IYSSE in Sri Lanka interviewed students and workers who joined the December 10 global IYSSE rally, "For a Mass Movement of Students and Youth to Stop the War in Ukraine."

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). In Video: Russian Orlan-10 Drone Survives Ukrainian Anti-Aircraft Missile. southfront.org An Orlan-10 drone of the Russian VDV at the joint exercise "Slavic Brotherhood 2018". June 25, 2018, by Andrey Rusov. Source: http: //multimedia.ministry of defense.rf/multimedia/photo/gallery.htm?id=58318 | On December 29, a video showing a Russian Orlan-10 drone surviving an anti-aircraft missile over the special military operation zone in Ukraine surfaced online. | In the vide, the missile, reportedly a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADs), explodes next to the drone. However, it…

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2022-12-29). The Ukraine Crisis: A Classic Security Dilemma. juancole.com ( Code Pink) On December 27 2022, both Russia and Ukraine issued calls for ending the war in Ukraine, but only on non-negotiable terms that they each know the other side will reject. Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba proposed a "peace summit" in February to be chaired by UN Secretary General Guterres, but with the …

Ann Brown (2022-12-29). While Ukraine Gets $Billions From Pro-War American Slush Fund, Majority-Black Jackson, Mississippi, Goes Without Clean Water. moguldom.com Just before Christmas, Congress approved nearly $ billion in additional aid for Ukraine. The U.S. has poured billions into Ukraine since Russia invaded the country on Feb. 24. Meanwhile, American citizens in Jackson, Mississippi, are having trouble getting access to clean water. The new round of Ukraine funding from the pro-war American slush fund came …

Anonymous765 (2022-12-29). 120+ Russian Missiles Strike Ukraine On New Year's Eve. southfront.org |

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Lavrov Warns Russia Will Disrupt Western Arms Supplies. news.antiwar.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned on Wednesday that Russia is working on new ways to disrupt Western arms supplies to Ukraine, signaling that Russia will start targeting more Ukrainian infrastructure. "We observe that Ukraine is receiving more and more and better Western weapons," Lavrov said in an interview on Russian TV, according to Al …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 95th Airborne Assault Brigade near Lyman with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kupyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Dnepropetrovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Artyomovsk with high-pr…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Is Sahra Wagenknecht founding a new party? wsws.org A Wagenknecht party would seek to steer opposition to the Ukraine war into a nationalist dead-end. Resting on anti-Americanism, it would strengthen German militarism.

Patrick Lawrence (2022-12-29). A war of rhetoric & reality. mronline.org Washington put us all on notice when Zelensky got to town: It has no intention of seeking a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and every intention of recommitting indefinitely to its ideological war.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Belarus Shoots Down Stray Ukrainian Air Defense Missile. news.antiwar.com Belarus on Thursday said it shot down a stray Ukrainian air defense missile from an S-300 system that ended up in its territory and summoned Ukraine's envoy over the incident. "It was preliminarily established that the fragments belonged to an S-300 anti-aircraft guided missile launched from the territory of Ukraine," the Belarusian Defense Ministry said. The missile …

infobrics (2022-12-29). NATO increasing cyberattacks against Russia. infobrics.org Faced with the defeat of its Ukrainian proxy on the battlefield, NATO cyber troops escalate anti-Russian sabotage.

Global Research News (2022-12-29). Selected Articles: Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca By Tucker Carlson is right about Ukraine. NATO membership for Ukraine was clearly a provocation aimed at luring Russia into an invasion. …

Chandra Muzaffar (2022-12-29). Looking back on 2022: Ukraine and the rest of the story. asiatimes.com As 2022 draws to a close, the world bears the tragic burden of the war in Ukraine. The war began on February 24 this year with the Russian invasion of its neighbor. It has been 10 months. There is nothing to indicate that it will end any time soon. Thousands have perished — soldiers on …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Zelensky Says Ukraine Has Helped the West 'Find Itself'. news.antiwar.com In an address to Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in 10 months of the war, his country has helped the West "find itself again" and provided a "historic opportunity." "In 10 months of this year, we helped everyone. We helped the West find itself again, return to the global arena and …

Amy Goodman (2022-12-29). Can Russia and Ukraine Negotiate an End to War Amid New Wave of Strikes? truthout.org The war in Ukraine is now in its 11th month, and Russia unleashed a new bombardment this week of cities across the country, including the capital Kyiv. This comes as both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin have expressed a willingness to negotiate an end to the war — but their positions remain so far apart that there are no real hopes of peace talks… |

infobrics (2022-12-29). Demographic expert warns Ukraine will experience "catastrophic drop" in birth rate. infobrics.org Kiev is a "ghost town", says former adviser to the President of Ukraine.

infobrics (2022-12-29). Beyond Geopolitics: Re-Examining Russia's BRICS Relationship. infobrics.org Despite frequent skepticism, the BRICS have come a long way. From a loose label given by investment bankers to four emerging economies in 2001 (Brazil, Russia, India and China), to a semi-formal group (adding South Africa in 2010)…

Drago Bosnic (2022-12-29). Dangers of Pentagon's 'Decapitation Strike' Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2022-12-29). India-Russia Ties Go Deeper with Provinces Getting into the Act. infobrics.org The geography of partnership between Moscow and India is not just limited to New Delhi, Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov stated…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-29). Woman, Life, Freedom…and NATO. libya360.wordpress.com Ariana Mohammadi A superpower in decline still retains a vast appetite for irregular, proxy warfare to slow down the imminent multipolar order. Iran, Russia, China are its big targets and all tools will be employed. To maintain its global hegemony in the face of a rapidly emerging multipolar world, the US seeks to restrict the redistribution of…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Kiev regime's UN 'peace' summit fantasy. infobrics.org The very idea of (ab)using the UN to further the goals of the Kiev regime and NATO has to do with not only discrediting Russia, but also diminishing its influence in the world organization.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Turkey, Syria Agreed To Form 'Joint Committees,' Will Meet In Ankara & Damascus — Report. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Turkish soldiers seen at the border town of Akcakale © Reuters / Murad Sezer | The defense ministers of Russia, Turkey and Syria have agreed to form "join committees" to discuss the situation in Syria during their recent The breakthrough meeting, which was held in Moscow on December 28,…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Russia To Supply Iran With Dozens Of Su-35 Fighter Jets. southfront.org Su-35 fighter — © Marina Lystseva/TASS | Russia will supply Iran with dozens of Su-35 multirole fighter jets, Israel's Channel 12 reported on December 24, citing Western intelligence officials. | The news channel said that Iran could get as many as 24 Su-35s which were originally built for Egypt, in a deal that the United States thwarted. Intelligence reports claim that Iranian pilots have already began training on the advanced fighter jets. | The report comes after Iranian media said in September that Tehra…

Ann Brown (2022-12-29). Millionaire Russian Mogul Who Criticized Putin Falls Out Hotel Window In India, Dies. moguldom.com Critics of Russian leader Vladimir Putin seem to die mysterious deaths. Add millionaire politician and businessman Pavel Antov to the mix. While in India with a group of friends to celebrate his birthday, the 66-year-old Antov fell out of a third-floor window to his death from a luxury hotel. This happened just two days after …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Syria On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 29, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On December 28, Russia, Syria and Turkish defense ministers hold trilateral talks in Moscow. The talks between Turkish and Syrian Defense Ministers were the first meeting of the ministers of the two countries in the last 11 years; | On December 28, Turkish artillery shelled SAA positions near Ain al-Arab; | On December 28, SAA ar…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Creating a BRICS Reserve Currency: A Long-term Project. infobrics.org Russia and other BRICS members — Brazil, India, China and South Africa — each have different approaches to making changes to establish an alternative non-dollar-denominated international financial system…

_____ (2022-12-29). We've Reached Peak Zelensky — Now What? popularresistance.org When the president of the poorest, most corrupt nation in Europe is feted with multiple standing ovations by the combined Houses of Congress, and his name invoked in the same breath as Winston Churchill, you know we've reached Peak Zelensky. | It's a farcical, almost psychotic over-promotion, probably surpassed only by the media's shameful, hyperbolic railroading of the country into war with Iraq, in 2003. Paraphrasing Gertrude from Hamlet, "Methinks the media doth hype too much." | Let's remember that before ascending to his country's presidency, Volodymyr Zelensky's greatest claim to fame was that he could play…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-29). Blackrock to Take Zelenskyy's Panhandling Act to the Next Level. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Big Pharma and GOP Open About Plans to Obstruct Medicare Drug Price Reforms. truthout.org The pharmaceutical industry and its Republican allies in Congress are openly signaling their plans obstruct at every turn as the Biden administration looks to begin implementing a recently passed law that will allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices for the first time in its history. In November, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and several other Republican senators introduced legislation that would… |

teleSUR- hvh (2022-12-29). Gobierno colombiano rechaza asesinato de firmantes de paz. telesurtv.net Desde agosto pasado ha disminuido la cifra de asesinatos a firmantes a partir de las medidas implementadas.

Andrew Korybko (2022-12-29). Five Reasons Why Kiev Should Accept the Current Ground Realities & Negotiate Peace with Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Michael F. Brown (2022-12-29). Lying George Santos really does support Israel. electronicintifada.net The Congressman-elect previously cheered Israeli attacks on Gaza.

Maureen Clare Murphy (2022-12-29). How will ICC respond to Netanyahu's threats? electronicintifada.net Israel's new coalition government bent on destroying its best defense against the court.

Lee Camp (2022-12-29). How The Empire Controls The Narrative, With Margaret Kimberly. mintpressnews.com Margaret Kimberly of the Black Agenda Report joins Lee Camp to discuss deeper issues at play in the Brittney Griner prisoner swap, China, and blowback from years of US backing violent extremist groups.

Editor (2022-12-29). On Football, Opium and Popular Resistance: Not All Sports Are Created Equal. scheerpost.com By Ramzy Baroud / CounterPunch My friend is not an elitist. To the contrary, he has spent decades of his life fighting social inequality, racism and championing the rights of disadvantaged groups. Therefore, I was taken aback when he surmised that "football is the opium of the people". The reference, which summons a famous Marxist …

Sara Flounders (2022-12-29). Japan rearms under Washington's pressure ‚àí a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. workers.org Okinawa is the largest of the Ryukyu islands. The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes . . . |

_____ (2022-12-29). How Baltimore's Inclusionary Housing Bill Got Hollowed Out. popularresistance.org Today will be the first installment of our series called "Tax Broke". It's a five-year exploration of our hometown Baltimore's policy of doling out tax breaks to developers to stimulate growth. And the centerpiece of the work is a documentary by the same name, which we have screened and we will publish next year. The essence of our findings is that the city of Baltimore has used a variety of tax breaks intended to stimulate growth, but has done far less to track their effectiveness or make the process transparent to account for them. We also found that this idea has primarily benefited wealthy neighborhoods while…

_____ (2022-12-29). International Call For New Year's Eve Noise Demonstrations. popularresistance.org This is a call for a night of strong solidarity with those imprisoned by the state. Historically, New Year's Eve is one of the noisiest nights of the year. This year, most of which has been consumed by a global pandemic, we encourage folks to take whatever measures are necessary to insure individual and community well-being, in response to both the virus and the state, understanding the balance each of us must strike for ourselves. Given our current reality, on New Year's Eve gather your crew, collective, community, organization, or just yourself to raise a racket and remind those on the inside that they are not…

_____ (2022-12-29). Progressives In Belgium Protest Detention Of Migrants. popularresistance.org On Saturday, December 24, progressive groups in Belgium protested at the Vottem detention center in Liège, denouncing the state's unfair policy on migrants. The protest was organized by the Collective of Resistance to Centers for Foreigners (CRACPE). Hundreds of people including Wallonian MP Julien Liradelfo from the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) and activists from the PTB and the Communist Party of Belgium (PCB/CPB) participated in the protest. The protesters asked the federal government to close down migrant detention centers across the county and release and regularize the incarcerated migrants. | Progre…

_____ (2022-12-29). Japan Rearms Under Washington's Pressure. popularresistance.org The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. | The decision includes openly acquiring offensive weapons and reshaping its military command structure for its expanded armed forces. On Dec. 23, the draft budget was approved by Kishida's cabinet. | Japan's dangerous military expansion should set off international alarm bells. This major escalation is taking place based on intense U.S. imperialist pressure. It is the next step i…

_____ (2022-12-29). Learning From The Biden Strikebreaking. popularresistance.org The Biden regime's shameful betrayal of the railroad workers unfolded in late November and early December as the possible railroad strike crisis slowly wound to its ending. The gang-up on the railroad workers and their desire to exercise the basic right to strike was practically all-encompassing. Politicians from both political parties — with only a handful of exceptions — all of the media, every single large corporation in the country, and even some liberals and so-called leftists all made the case why the strike must be stopped. Broken even before it had started. This chorus all echoed the same cana…

____ (2022-12-29). U.S. to require negative COVID test upon arrival for Chinese travelers. ecns.cn The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Wednesday that it will require a negative COVID-19 test for air passengers from China.

____ (2022-12-29). CPC continues self-reform as it embarks on new journey. ecns.cn Less than a week after the conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, led the newly elected top leadership on a visit to Yan'an, an old revolutionary base in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2022-12-29). China to lift flight restrictions. ecns.cn China will end the over two-year long control measures—"circuit breaker" and "Five One" policies— for inbound international flights starting Jan 8, promoting the resumption of international passenger flights, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-29). Ice and snow sports attract tourists in Hebei. ecns.cn Ski resorts in Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei Province, have opened, attracting many tourists to enjoy the fun of ice and snow sports.

Jeff Pao (2022-12-29). 'White lungs' scare Chinese and their travel hosts. asiatimes.com More places, including Taiwan and the United States, have reintroduced Covid test requirements for people coming from mainland China after the health department in Italy said about half of the newly-arrived Chinese travelers tested positive. Other countries such as the United Kingdom, the Philippines and South Korea said they were considering launching similar rules as …

____ (2022-12-29). China denounces 'distorted' Western reports about China's optimized COVID-19 response. ecns.cn Countries adjusting the COVID policy would invariably go through a period of adaptation. China is no exception as we shift gear in our COVID policy. China's COVID situation on the whole remains predictable and under control.

____ (2022-12-29). Nation takes big leap on vaccinations. ecns.cn From offering the world's first inhaled COVID-19 vaccines and developing Omicron-targeted vaccines to rolling out second booster shots and targeted immunization plans for seniors, China's vaccination efforts have gained steam this year, according to authorities.

____ (2022-12-29). Street interview: Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift. ecns.cn A street interview was conducted about Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australian Labor government greenlights extradition of former pilot to US. wsws.org The pilot's activities—providing flight training services to China—are only being criminalised because the US and its allies are preparing an aggressive war against Beijing.

WSWS (2022-12-29). US requires travelers from China test negative for COVID amid surging infections and deaths. wsws.org The measures against China are entirely political and in no way meant to ensure the public health of the American, Chinese or world populations.

____ (2022-12-29). Fossil skull may hold clues to human ancestry. ecns.cn Researchers have begun studies on a newly discovered fossilized skull in Central China's Hubei province. It is believed to be the most intact Homo erectusspecimen of its age, found in inland Eurasia, according to the province's department of culture and tourism.

____ (2022-12-29). Three survivors of Nanjing Massacre pass away — only 51 still alive. ecns.cn Since Dec. 24, three survivors of the Nanjing Massacre have passed away in Nanjing, the capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). State Department Approves $180 Million Arms Sale for Taiwan. news.antiwar.com The State Department on Wednesday approved a potential $180 million arms sale for Taiwan amid heightened tensions with China over US support for the island. The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said the deal was for vehicle-launched Volcano anti-tank munition-laying systems and related equipment. The primary contractors for the deal are Northrop Grumman and …

Emilie Rutledge (2022-12-29). Gulf reliance on trade with China keeps increasing. asiatimes.com In early December, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) — a group made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — to discuss trade and investment. Also on the agenda were talks on forging closer political ties and a deeper security relationship. This summit …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-29). On the Application of Xi Jinping Thought in an Imperialist Country. orinocotribune.com By Friends of Socialist China Dec 23, 2022 | On 10 December, the first of two online seminars on the theme 'The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and its World Significance', organised jointly by Friends of Socialist China and the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, was held. We are pleased to publish below the contribution by Dr Hugh Goodacre, Managing Director of the Institute for Independence Studies and lecturer in the History of Economic Thought at University College London. Hugh's speech provides a profound and thought-provoking analy…

____ (2022-12-29). Western hype on policy shift slammed. ecns.cn Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday that the hype and distortion by some Western media about China's readjustment of its COVID-19 prevention and control measures while remaining silent about their countries' chaotic pandemic response is "a complete double standard and a serious violation of journalism ethics".

____ (2022-12-29). China steps up efforts increasing int'l cooperation on IP protection. ecns.cn China has stepped up efforts in increasing international cooperation on intellectual property protection, to improve its competitiveness with a rapid growth of patent applications from overseas, a senior IP regulator said.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas have fun in snow. ecns.cn A giant panda enjoys itself on a tree at the Wolong Shenshuping panda base under the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec. 28, 2022.

____ (2022-12-29). China's domestically-developed oral COVID drug to enter market in February. ecns.cn SIM0417, an oral COVID drug developed by China, is expected to enter the market in February 2023, according to the Jiangsu Medical Products Administration.

____ (2022-12-29). World welcomes China's optimized COVID-19 policies. ecns.cn "Welcome our Chinese friends with open arms!" France's embassy in China pinned on its Weibo social account.

____ (2022-12-29). Foreign firms optimistic on Chinese stock market next year. ecns.cn Foreign financial institutions have become more bullish about China's stock market performance in 2023 as the signs of the country's economic stabilization become increasingly noticeable amid stimulus measures and the accelerated optimization of epidemic control measures.

____ (2022-12-29). China's Baidu operates driverless taxi night service in Wuhan. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Baidu announced on Monday that it has expanded the commercial operation area and times of its driverless taxi service in central China's Wuhan.

____ (2022-12-29). Sinopec completes record ultra-deep exploration drill in SW China. ecns.cn China's largest petrochemical products supplier announced on Wednesday that it had achieved a record depth in its ultra-deep oil and natural gas drilling exploration efforts.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas in Chongqing Zoo amount to 21. ecns.cn The Chongqing Zoo, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality, announced on Tuesday that there were 21 giant pandas in the zoo, marking it as one of the zoos with the largest number of giant pandas in China.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-29). Al menos un muerto deja múltiple choque en puente Zhengxin, China. telesurtv.net El puente de Zhengxin, que cruza el río Amarillo y que tiene una longitud de 9,1 kilómetros, conecta Zhengzhou con la vecina Xinxiang.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-29). Presidente chino llama a la unidad del partido Comunista. telesurtv.net Xi apuntó que los funcionarios "deben impulsar el espíritu de combate, cavar profundo para superar las dificultades".

Answer Coalition (2022-12-29). Workers in South Korea continue to struggle for equality January 15. answercoalition.org In 13 regions through the Republic of Korea (South Korea), workers at the 2021 People's Congress rededicated their commitment to struggling for economic and social justice in the country. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) is preparing for significant demonstrations in Seoul January 15, which are being organized around the slogan, "Let's overthrow inequality through general unity with the people!" The KCTU is the largest umbrella organization of trade unions in the south. | The upcoming action follows the October 20 general strike, the November 17 peasant demonstrations, and the December 2 poor pe…

____ (2022-12-29). Yuyuan Garden hosts annual lantern show. ecns.cn Shanghai's iconic venue Yuyuan Garden has set up lanterns and light installations to celebrate the New Year.

Editor (2022-12-29). This Year, the Reproductive Justice Movement Showed Us What It Means to Fight. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-12-29). Lula appoints former union bureaucrat as Brazil's new labor minister. wsws.org The metalworkers' union of the critical industrial region of ABC headed by Luiz Marinho was responsible for suppressing workers' struggles against mass layoffs, defending an alliance between capital and labor.

Janine Jackson (2022-12-29). 'Every issue is a disability issue'. mronline.org CounterSpin interview with Rebecca Vallas on disability economics.

_____ (2022-12-29). Will Turkey go to war with Greece? journal-neo.org The media has recently been more frequently reporting on the deteriorating situation in the Eastern Mediterranean and the heightened warlike accusations made by Turkish and Greek officials. Moreover, the disputes between these states over the situation in the Aegean Sea are aggravated by outright incitement to conflict by several states in the region. First of …

Fight Back (2022-12-29). Among the first to lead this struggle: The legacy of Charlene Mitchell. fightbacknews.org I want all the revolutionaries and young freedom fighters who are members of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression to join us as we dip our banners of struggle for our dear comrade, Charlene Alexander Mitchell, who was born June 8, 1930, and died on December 14. | In the last week or so, I've read thousands of words on Charlene's passing and becoming part of the pantheon of revolutionaries who have gone before her. | A lot of things have been said about her particular political contributions: her rise to leadership in the Communist Party; her being the first Black woman to run for pre…

WSWS (2022-12-29). George Santos and the putrefaction of capitalist politics: US Republican Congressman-elect exposed as fraud. wsws.org Santos won one of the New York State seats in Congress that flipped from Democrat to Republican.

Cristina Escobar (2022-12-29). The Top 10 Latino TV Shows of 2022 (REVIEW). latinorebels.com TV and film critic Cristina Escobar reviews her top 10 Latino TV shows of 2022.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-12-29). See how inflation affects holiday dinner plates. america.cgtn.com According to the National Restaurant Association, more than 90,000 restaurants closed during the pandemic in the U.S., and many are still struggling to recover. See how inflation is affecting restaurants during the holidays.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Slave labour systemic in New Zealand's Pacific employment scheme. wsws.org The report by the NZ Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner emphasises that the Seasonal Employer Scheme operates on a system of rampant worker exploitation.

Sarah Anderson (2022-12-29). Before COB on the first workday of 2023, CEOs will make more than the average annual pay for all US workers. nationofchange.org In less than seven hours on the first workday of the New Year, a typical CEO will have made as much as the average U.S. worker will make all year.

____ (2022-12-29). Hangzhou rolls out measures to stimulate economy. ecns.cn Hangzhou, Zhejiang province has rolled out a series of policies to encourage non-local workers to stay during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday from Jan 21 to 27. The goal is to maintain production levels, according to a notice released by local authorities at a news conference on Tuesday.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Syrian Air Force L-39 Jet Trainer Crashes In Northern Aleppo, Kills Pilot. southfront.org SyAAF L-39, , Source: luftwaffeas.blogspot.com | On December 29, a L-39 jet trainer of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) crashed in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The jet fell near the Kuweires Military Aviation Institute, the main training facility of the SyAAF, as a result of a technical failure. The pilot, identified as Lieutenant Colonel Mazen Ismail Ismail, was killed in the crash. He was reportedly one of the institute's prominent instructors. | The SyAAF operated more than…

Staff (2022-12-29). Bolivia's Far-Right Governor Camacho Arrested. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 29, 2022 ( Estefanía Morales, legislator of Bolivia's governing party, the Movement for Socialism-Political Instrument for the Soverei…

Juan Cole (2022-12-29). "Execution of the Palestinian People": Netanyahu vows Massive Israeli Squatting on Palestinian Land, and ultimate Annexation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) As part of his bargain with the fascist blocs of Religious Zionism and Jewish Power, according to the Israeli newspaper Arab 48, incoming Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke of an "exclusive Jewish right" to expand settlements inside Israel praper, in Galilee and the Negev, as well as to plant squatters in …

____ (2022-12-29). Passenger throughput at Beijing Railway Station increases. ecns.cn At the entrance of Beijing Railway Station, passengers pass through the security check only by scanning their ID cards. Many travelers said the new policy has made their trips more convenient.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jackson, Mississippi water crisis continues with thousands of residents left without water after winter freeze. wsws.org The water system in Mississippi's capital city has collapsed multiple times in the last two years. In February 2021, similarly extreme winter temperatures froze pipes and resulted in no running water for weeks.

SP Editor (2022-12-29). Benjamin Netanyahu and the Final 'Execution of the Palestinian People'. scheerpost.com

_____ (2022-12-29). 1244, Dayton, Brussels, Washington, Non-Papers of All Sorts. strategic-culture.org

Editor (2022-12-29). Joe Lauria: Fighting the "Psyopcracy" scheerpost.com It is a hard thing to combat because it's not a physical enemy but rather messages that lodge themselves in millions of people's minds. And it has come to rule over us.

Paulo Cabral (2022-12-29). The legacy and achievements of Pele. america.cgtn.com Three-time World Cup winner and former Brazilian soccer star Pele died on Thursday at the age of 82. See the milestones of his life here.

SP Editor (2022-12-29). United Nations Chief António Guterres Begs the World for Peace in 2023. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-29). California Passed a Milestone Law To Stop Neighborhood Drilling. Now Big Oil Has Launched Its Counterattack. scheerpost.com

Robert Reich (2022-12-29). The monsters of American capitalism. nationofchange.org Three of its prime exemplars: Trump, Bankman-Fried's, and Musk!

WSWS (2022-12-29). Abellio London bus drivers strike against below inflation pay award. wsws.org A unified counter-offensive against Abellio across the transport network has been prevented by Unite and the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union.

The Conversation (2022-12-29). To attain global Climate and Biodiversity Goals, we must reclaim Nature in our Cities. juancole.com By Emma Despland, Concordia University | The climate and biodiversity crises we have been experiencing for the past few decades are inseparable. The scientific research presented at the back-to-back international summits on climate and biodiversity held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt and in Montréal, Canada, respectively, has made this abundantly clear. Addressing these crises …

Mike Whitney (2022-12-29). Tucker "Gets It" Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-29). The Country With Tattered Economy (c). smoothiex12.blogspot.com

WSWS (2022-12-29). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org Indian tea plantation workers sacked without warning; Australian Apple workers strike for 24 hours.

David Giesen (2022-12-29). Friday 12/23: Environmental Economics for Dummies, featuring The Lorax. indybay.org ZOOM: us05web.zoom.us/j/84595777949?pwd=cEpMVFUxNXRPRUJEVU5OSnhXOXZGdz09

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Sanders Urges Transportation Secretary to Hold Southwest CEO Accountable. truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to ensure Southwest's chief executive pays a price for mass U.S. flight cancellations that have left passengers and employees stranded around the country, throwing lives into chaos and drawing further attention to the company's business practices. "Southwest's flight delays and cancellations are beyond unacceptable," Sanders (I… |

Ashley Curtin (2022-12-29). Taliban bans women from higher education in Afghanistan. nationofchange.org This ban "takes Afghanistan back to the Taliban's first period of rule when girls could not receive formal education."

____ (2022-12-29). Outdoor medical service stations set up for COVID patients in Zhejiang. ecns.cn Outdoor fever treatment stations have been set up in Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, to provide one-stop medical services for COVID patients as local hospitals are under great pressure from a large amount of patients.

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). New York Prosecutors Open Investigation Into Representative-Elect George Santos. truthout.org Following a series of revelations about lies that Representative-elect George Santos has told on the campaign trail, New York prosecutors have opened an investigation into the Republican as party leaders in Congress remain silent about the scandal. Nassau County prosecutors in Long Island, New York, opened the investigation on Wednesday. It's unclear which claims are under scrutiny… |

Gary Clyde Hufbauer (2022-12-29). The travails of the US economy roll on into 2023. asiatimes.com In December 2021, most Americans were looking forward to a quiet and prosperous 2022. Covid-19 cases were down, the stock market was up and jobs were abundant. What could go wrong? Many things did. Geopolitical trauma came first. After a chaotic US military withdrawal from Afghanistan in August 2021, it seemed that US involvement in …

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). Biden WH Reminds GOP Leaders: You Don't Have Oversight Powers Until Next Week. truthout.org President Joe Biden's White House Counsel has penned a letter to key Republican legislators, telling them they will have to reissue requests for documents they've made in the past month relating to investigations they plan to open when the party controls the House. When it became clear that Republicans would win control of the House of Representatives in the 2022 midterms, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)… |

WSWS (2022-12-29). Tár: A drama set in the classical music world. wsws.org It is a serious and worthwhile film, whatever the balance of its various merits and defects.

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Flush with record profits, Exxon sues to block EU windfall tax. nationofchange.org Exxon has also been rewarding its top executives, boosting the annual salary of CEO Darren Woods from $1.70 million to $1.88 million for the coming year.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Québec Solidaire rallies behind imperialist powers' campaign of aggression and provocation against Iran. wsws.org Where is Québec Solidaire's outrage at Washington's decades-long campaign of aggression against Iran, including threats of war and economic sanctions that have created severe shortages of food, medicine and medical equipment that have cost the lives of tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Iranians?

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-29). Quarry Encampment Faces Eviction in Minneapolis. unicornriot.ninja

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australia: Labor government delays pay rise for aged care workers. wsws.org Australian aged care workers will wait another 18 months for a 15 percent increase in minimum award rates, after Labor called for the pay rise to be "phased in."

WSWS (2022-12-29). Cruel and unconstitutional: US Supreme Court maintains Title 42 exclusion of migrants seeking asylum. wsws.org The ruling confirms both the ruthlessness of the fascistic Republican right and the fecklessness of the Democrats. Both big business parties agree on the policy of barring desperate migrants from entry.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australian central bank rate rises target working-class households. wsws.org Internal documents from the Reserve Bank of Australia show that the economic and cost-of-living crisis will intensify in 2023, with a deliberate policy to inflict the suffering primarily on workers and their families.

Tanupriya Singh (2022-12-29). A call to the people: If capitalism is to be fought, it has to be fought in the DRC. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in This is the second of two stories on the ongoing crisis in the eastern provinces of the DRC. Part one can be read On Friday, December 23, the M23…

Lisa Sorush (2022-12-29). The Longest War in U.S. History Has Left a Failed State in Afghanistan. covertactionmagazine.com

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Gantz Says Israeli Pilots Might Attack Iran in 'Two or Three Years'. news.antiwar.com Outgoing Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz told a graduating class of Israeli Air Force Pilots that they might be bombing Iran in "two or three years" as Israel has been preparing for strikes on the country. "Israel has significantly increased its preparedness in recent years and is preparing for the possibility of an attack on …

_____ (2022-12-29). Will the coming year 2023 be better than the outgoing one? journal-neo.org In the run-up to New Year's Eve, it is common to take stock of the past and make predictions for the coming year. Like any other year, the outgoing year 2022 will be remembered for its events of national, regional and universal scope. However, among the particularly important ones in 2022 are perhaps the progressive …

Richard Becker (2022-12-29). Undisguised fascists hold balance of power in new Israeli annexationist regime. liberationnews.org Agreement on a new Israeli government — a coalition of extreme right-wingers, religious bigots and | outright fascists — was announced on December 21.

SP Editor (2022-12-29). Donziger Files Response to 'DOJ's Disastrous Decision to Side With Chevron'. scheerpost.com

Editor (2022-12-29). The war on Christmas drag shows. mronline.org GOP endorsed anti-LGBTQ+ "groomer" rhetoric inspired armed fascist groups to harass queer events, spurring a diverse, celebratory community response.

imperial.ac.uk (2022-12-29). 6 amazing scientific achievements at Imperial in 2022. imperial.ac.uk From exploring magic mushrooms to answering COVID-19 questions, here are some of Imperial's biggest findings this year:…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-12-29). Hero Barber Turns Shop Into Shelter For During Deadly Buffalo Storm. moguldom.com A local barber helped keep people safe during the deadly blizzard in Buffalo, New York, that has claimed the lives of nearly 40 people. Craig Elston, who owns C&C Cutz, turned his barbershop into a shelter after one man knocked on his door seeking a safe haven. After seeing reports of people dying in …

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-29). Africa in Review 2022: Regional Dynamics and Continental Security. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-29). UK counter-terror Prevent scheme to downplay far-right threat and strengthen anti-Muslim scapegoating. wsws.org The review was set up by the government to prepare an onslaught on democratic rights, authored by William Shawcross, a fellow of the right-wing Policy Exchange thinktank and former director of the neo-conservative Henry Jackson Society…

WSWS (2022-12-29). January 6 Committee Final Report upholds "one-man coup" whitewash of Republican Party, Supreme Court, military-intelligence agencies. wsws.org Damning revelations concerning the role played by elements within key state institutions in support of Trump's coup are omitted in the 814-page report.

ProPublica (2022-12-29). A Water War Is Brewing Over the Dwindling Colorado River. juancole.com By Abrahm Lustgarten | (ProPublica) On a crisp day this fall I drove southeast from Grand Junction, Colorado, into the Uncompahgre Valley, a rich basin of row crops and hayfields. A snow line hung like a bowl cut around the upper cliffs of the Grand Mesa, while in the valley some farmers were …

____ (2022-12-29). The King Is Dead, Long Live The King. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

WSWS (2022-12-29). Two leaders of plot to kidnap and kill Michigan governor are sentenced in federal court. wsws.org Adam Fox and Barry Croft, Jr. were sentenced to 16 years and 19.5 years, respectively, in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday for the roles they played in plotting to kidnap and kill governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020.

Bill Emmott (2022-12-29). The year 2022 drew at least three clear lines. asiatimes.com In my Economist days, I had a very fine colleague who dismissed contemptuously anyone who suggested — as someone invariably did — that we should publish a piece just before Christmas on how special, pivotal or momentous a particular year had been. He was right, for calendar years are artificial constructs and something important tended …

Derek Briles (2022-12-29). Community fights lack of police accountability and transparency in Urbana, Illinois. liberationnews.org On Dec. 19, Urbana City Council considered a resolution to approve a new collective bargaining agreement between the City of Urbana and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #70, which represents the officers of the Urbana Police Department.

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). Jan. 6 Transcripts Show Trump Wanted "Blanket Pardon" for Capitol Attackers. truthout.org Newly released transcripts from the House select January 6 committee reveal that former President Donald Trump sought to issue a blanket pardon for a number of controversial figures who attempted to overthrow the 2020 election, including hundreds of his loyalists who participated in the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Johnny McEntee, Trump's former director of… |

_____ (2022-12-29). In 2023 the Lazy Analyst Won't Keep Up With Geopolitics. strategic-culture.org By Tom LUONGO | Before I took on my current persona as either a "Putin Stooge," a "shill for the Fed," or a naàØve apologist for neoliberalism, I used to be a chemist specializing in process efficiency and root cause analysis. | While I learned many things during those twenty-plus years, the most startling conclusion I came to was that laziness has a real place in process improvement. | If you really want some industrial or bureaucratic process streamlined, give that job to the guy who most hates having his time wasted. He will invariably find a way to make that 'work' into something he only has to do spar…

WSWS (2022-12-29). US winter storm death toll expected to rise as National Guard and emergency services conduct search and rescue operations in Buffalo. wsws.org The official death toll of the massive winter storm that plunged much of the United States into sub-freezing temperatures over Christmas weekend continues to rise as rescue crews clear roads and buildings inundated in snow and ice.

John W. Whitehead (2022-12-29). 2022's Danger Signs: From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness. globalresearch.ca

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-12-29). Hundreds More Injured in Anti-Coup Protests in Sudan As December Revolution Enters Fifth Year. towardfreedom.org Attempts by an alliance of foreign powers, domestic right-wing parties and the military junta to consolidate an authoritarian state in Sudan will be defeated by mass movements, said the Sudanese Communist Party. Pavan Kulkarni reports for Peoples Dispatch.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Films and television in 2022. wsws.org Despite the many obstacles and difficulties, there are artists in the field with vision and sensitivity, who exhibit a growing awareness that something is terribly wrong with the social order.

Staff (2022-12-29). ICBM: Incubating Catastrophe Beyond Measure. davidswanson.org

Dana Sanchez (2022-12-29). NYC Cop Mayor Eric Adams On Facial Recognition Tech: Big Brother Is Protecting You. moguldom.com Crime has increased by 23.5 percent in New York City during New York City Mayor Eric Adams' first year in office, and the former cop-turned-mayor — a fan of facial recognition technology — is promising to implement new policing technology that he said more accurately identifies common criminal patterns and develops profiles of perpetrators. The …

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jose Ma. Sison, founder of the Stalinist Communist Party of the Philippines, dies aged 83. wsws.org To take stock of the life of Jose Ma. Sison is to document the bloody history of betrayed workers' struggles in the Philippines of the past 60 years.

Michael D. Yates (2022-12-29). Union Organizing Surged in 2022: Let's Push for a Radical Labor Movement in 2023. truthout.org The year 2022 saw a significant increase in working-class unrest in the United States. Millions of workers quit their jobs in 2021, and this trend has continued in 2022. Most moved on to different employment, while others continued their education or retired. Recently, many Twitter employees quit in response to the severe force reduction and intensification of work effort engineered by new owner… |

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). U.S. Central Command Says It Killed Over 600 ISIS Terrorists In Syria, Iraq During 2022. southfront.org U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment provide security support during mission on Sept. 9, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Syria. (Cpl. Gabino Perez/Marine Corps) | On December 29, the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced that it carried out hundreds of counter-terrorism operations and killed more than 600 terrorists of ISIS in Syria and Iraq this year. | In a statement, the command said that its operations had degraded ISIS and removed a cadre of senior le…

Mike Whitney (2022-12-29). Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-29). South African Military to Guard Power Stations After Record Power Outages. unicornriot.ninja

Staff (2022-12-29). Iran Protests Pass 100 Days as Demonstrators Facing Brutal Crackdown Request International Solidarity. democracynow.org Anti-government protests in Iran, launched in September following the death of Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran's morality police, have passed their 100th day, even as demonstrators have been met with widespread arrests, brutal violence by police and executions. The Human Rights Activists News Agency reports thousands of protesters have been arrested and more than 0 protesters have been killed so far, including 69 children. At least 26 more demonstrators are facing execution. As calls grow for the United States and the international community to respond to Iran's brutal crackd…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis continues as thousands of residents left without water after winter freeze. wsws.org The water system in Mississippi's capital city has collapsed multiple times in the last two years. In February 2021, similarly extreme winter temperatures froze pipes and resulted in no running water for weeks.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-12-29). Largest US Fur Farm, Recently Raided by ALF, Closes. indybay.org Ohio: The largest mink farm in the U.S. is closing on Friday. The owner of North America's largest mink farm, located in Van Wert County, Ohio is closing down the business and selling it, according to the farm's operations manager, Eddie Meyer.

Tanya Jogee (2022-12-29). Progressives Must Not Concede School Board Elections to the Right. truthout.org During the 2022 midterm elections, I joined a group of central Texas parents, teachers, administrators and social activists who were determined to do whatever it took to elect progressive school board candidates over conservative zealots. And we won. All five Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) candidates endorsed by Access Education, a progressive, community-based political action… |

____ (2022-12-29). Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases. ecns.cn The Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases, as seen from Mulalo, Cotopaxi province, Ecuador, on December 28, 2022.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Syrian Security Forces Uncover ISIS Weapons Cache With Anti-Tank Rockets In Daraa (Photos). southfront.org FILE IMAGE: Sputnik/ Iliya Pitalev. | Syrian security forces have uncovered a large weapons cache of ISIS near the town of al- Yadudah in the western Daraa countryside, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported on December 29. | A security official told the state-run news agency that the cache was uncovered with help from locals in al-Yadudah. According to the unnamed official, ISIS cells planned to use the weapons to carry out terrorist attacks. | The cache included loads of different weapons and ammunition, most notable…

The Lever (2022-12-29). 2022 FLASHBACK: Uncovering The Largest-Ever Dark Money Donation. levernews.com

Staff (2022-12-29). Climate Crisis Made Everyday Life More Expensive in 2022. truthout.org Inflation dominated news headlines and American psyches in 2022. Overall, consumer prices jumped an average 7.1 percent this year, with the cost of just about everything going up, from cars to coffee and gas to groceries. The trend triggered a bitter midterm election campaign, prompted a series of aggressive interest-rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, and fears about an impending recession. |

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-12-29). Migrants in danger as cold weather looms over the U.S. america.cgtn.com The cold winter made an already existing migration crisis worse at the southern border in the U.S. See more.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Rank-and-file Committee at Renault-Nissan plant in India opposes union attempt to ram through wage-cutting contract. wsws.org Fearing growing rank-and-file anger over their inaction, the unions have connived with Renault-Nissan management to ambush us—forcing us to vote on an agreement that we haven't seen, let alone studied and discussed.

_____ (2022-12-29). First reaction to Japan's new National Security Strategy. journal-neo.org As previously reported in the NEO, a joint meeting of the leaders of the ruling parliamentary coalition (90% of which are members of the Liberal Democratic Party) on December 12 approved new draft versions of three documents concerning national security and military development in Japan. Of these, the basic document will be Japan's second postwar …

Editor (2022-12-29). Thousands March in Occupied Territories Demanding Release of Bodies of Palestinians. scheerpost.com Israel has kept the bodies of over a hundred Palestinians who were killed by its forces or died inside its prisons as 'bargaining chips', including that of Palestinian freedom fighter Nasser Abu Hmeid who died last week.

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). January 6 Committee Withdraws Trump Subpoena. truthout.org The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building has formally withdrawn a number of subpoenas it had issued late in its work, including one for former President Donald Trump. The subpoena for Trump, which was issued in October, had requested that he testify before the committee and hand over documents and communications relating to the Capitol… |

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Turkish Defense Minister Praises Breakthrough Meeting With His Syrian Counterpart. southfront.org Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and inellgince chief Hakan Fidan arriving in Moscow before meeting with their Syrian counterparts. Source: the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. | Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has praised the The meeting, which lasted for a…

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). Biden Admin Plans to Expand Title 42 to Expel Cubans, Nicaraguans and Haitians. truthout.org Even as Biden administration lawyers fight to end a cruel anti-immigrant policy that has been used millions of times to expel asylum seekers, administration officials are seeking to once again expand the policy, this time to ramp up expulsions of asylum seekers from Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti. According to Reuters, officials say that the administration is planning to implement new rules for the… |

Allen Forrest (2022-12-29). When Conspiracy Theorists are Most Dangerous. dissidentvoice.org A discussion featuring Sasha Latypova, an ex-pharma/biotech professional with 25 years of experience in clinical trials, clinical technologies and regulatory approvals, about the role of the Department of Defense and National Security Council in deploying biowarfare agents marketed as "vaccines" on the US and global population.

Xiaolu Sun (2022-12-29). U.S. college enrollment continues to decline. america.cgtn.com U.S. school tuition and fees continue to soar, and higher education enrollment is declining. And institutions are facing challenge as fewer students enroll. Find out more.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Germany's Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof department store chain being liquidated in instalments with help of the unions. wsws.org Only after workers have ensured the company makes maximum profits in the stressful Christmas sales period will the 17,000 staff of the store chain be told which branches will remain and who will lose their job.

Editor (2022-12-29). "Shelby County v. Holder:" How the Supreme Court attacked Black voting rights. mronline.org In 2013, five unelected judges gutted the right to vote for tens of millions of African Americans and others. The Supreme Court's ruling in Shelby v. Holder overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) that prevented voter suppression.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org French GPs begin week-long wildcat strike organised by Facebook group to demand more funding for health services; airline workers in Spain at Ryanair, Vueling and Air Nostrum continue cost of living strikes over Christmas; UK rail workers strike during Christmas holidays over pay, job losses and passenger safety, with further stoppages planned in the New Year; South African food workers' pay strike at Daybreak chicken factories for living wage…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Yemen On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 109 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | The Sudanese army denied the news of the withdrawal of its forces from Yemen and confirmed that the forces that left the Al-Anad base retreated to the city of Aden two days ago; | Two STC members were killed and several others were injured with an IED explosion in the Al-Mahfad area; | Seven STC members were killed and…

_____ (2022-12-29). Iran, Syria, Yemen: Twitter's Collaboration With the U.S. Military in Information Warfare. strategic-culture.org

Ann Brown (2022-12-29). Fact Check: George Washington Carver Is The Father Of American Agricultural Science. moguldom.com George Washington Carver was born into slavery on a farm near Diamond, Missouri. Although the exact date of his birth is not known, it is believed to have been January or June of 1864. Despite being enslaved as a young man, Carver went on to become known as a major American inventor, especially in the development …

Douglas Healey, Jesse Carpentier (2022-12-29). Deadly winter storm created by capitalism. liberationnews.org Mainstream media has provided thorough coverage of this storm's devastating impacts, but does not raise the question of how the deaths could have been prevented.

Winn Ellinger (2022-12-29). Texas increases anti-LGBTQ attacks, but anti-fascist victories give reason for hope. liberationnews.org Whipping up a moral panic with hate speech pulled from corporate media headlines, Texas politicians have introduced dozens of bills criminalizing transgender people.

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). Starbucks's Refusal to Bargain With 21 Stores Is Illegal, NLRB Says. truthout.org In a new filing issued by federal labor prosecutors this week, the labor board is alleging that Starbucks's refusal to bargain with unionized stores in the Pacific Northwest constitutes illegal anti-union activity in the first of what could be many similar complaints to come. Labor officials wrote in their complaint, filed on behalf of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel… |

____ (2022-12-29). Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway becomes fully operational. ecns.cn The Zhongwei to Lanzhou section of the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway was completed on Thursday and the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway became fully operational, shortening the travel time from Yinchuan to Lanzhou to about 3 hour.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). CENTCOM Says US Troops Killed 686 Suspected ISIS Members in 2022. news.antiwar.com US Central Command (CENTCOM) on Thursday released an end of the year report that said US troops carried out 313 missions in Iraq and Syria against ISIS, killing 686 suspected members of the terrorist group. Breaking it down by country, the command said US troops participated in 108 partnered operations with the Kurdish-led SDF and …

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Chile reporta 125.339 hectáreas afectadas por incendios forestales. telesurtv.net La región norte y el centro del país son las más afectadas con pronósticos de disminución en la disponibilidad del agua, superior al por ciento.

Staff (2022-12-29). Presidente Díaz-Canel se reúne con senador estadounidense Ron Wyden. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, recibió hoy aquí al senador estadounidense Ron Wyden, con quien dialogó sobre el estado actual de las relaciones bilaterales y el impacto del bloqueo de Washington en la población de la isla.Díaz-Canel ratificó al congresista demócrata por Oregón la voluntad de trabajar de conjunto para mejorar las relaciones bilaterales en beneficio de los pueblos cubano y estadounidense.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Reportan nuevos ataques ucranianos contra civiles en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Una persona murió y varias resultaron heridas por el ataque con obuses 155 y al menos 16 proyectiles de lanzacohetes múltiples.

Staff (2022-12-29). Archivo CD: Batalla de Santa Clara: La historia del Pelotón Suicida contada por un protagonista (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El 29 de diciembre de 1958 aconteció una de las más importantes acciones de la batalla de Santa Clara: las fuerzas rebeldes, dirigidas por el Comandante Ernesto Guevara, tomaron la Loma del Capiro y descarrilaron el tren blindado. Cubadebate comparte con sus lectores este texto, que narra los acontecimientos de voz de uno de sus protagonistas.

Staff (2022-12-29). El tiempo: Continuarán en ascenso las temperaturas en occidente y centro. cubadebate.cu Estará parcialmente nublado y nublado en ocasiones en zonas de la costa norte del occidente y centro con aislados chubascos. En el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado con aislados chubascos.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Policía de Bolivia aprehende al gobernador de Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía de Bolivia explicó que la aprehensión fue en cumplimiento de la orden emitida por la Fiscalía Departamental de La Paz en el caso denominado Golpe de Estado I.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2022-12-29). Incendio en túnel deja decenas de víctimas en Corea del Sur. telesurtv.net Los equipos de rescate hallaron cinco víctimas mortales en el interior de uno de los vehículos siniestrados.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2022-12-29). Capital mexicana activa alerta naranja por frío en 6 alcaldías. telesurtv.net Pronostica temperaturas de 1ºC a 3ºC en las primeras horas del jueves, en seis alcaldías de la capital.

Staff (2022-12-29). En las tareas de restauración y construcción: Pulsar y actualizar los números. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, tuvo lugar en la mañana de este miércoles, desde el Palacio de la Revolución, la reunión de chequeo a cómo marcha la recuperación de los territorios afectados por el reciente paso del huracán Ian.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-12-29). øQué Brasil recibirá Lula da Silva de Jair Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net Durante el mandato de Jair Bolsonaro, Brasil registro un aumento en los niveles de pobreza, desigualdad social, violencia armada y deforestación.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Rusia, Siria y Tàºrkiye sostienen conversaciones en Moscú. telesurtv.net Abordan la crisis siria, las soluciones al problema de los refugiados y cómo hacer frente a la amenaza del terrorismo.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Panamá acumula 79 casos de mpox. telesurtv.net El departamento de Epidemiología informa que del total de casos reportados, nueve se mantienen activos.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-12-29). India presentará su candidatura para Juegos Olímpicos de 2036. telesurtv.net El funcionario expresó que su nación mostrará un plan de tareas ante los miembros de pleno derecho del Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI).

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). STF de Brasil suspende porte de armas en Distrito Federal. telesurtv.net La medida tendrá vigencia durante las ceremonias que serán realizadas el día siguiente, lunes dos de enero, como parte del inicio de la nueva presidencia.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Suben a 33 la cifra de fallecidos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Los organismos de rescate señalaron que más 486.000 se han visto afectados por las intensas lluvias en la región sur y este de Filipinas.

teleSUR -rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Senado uruguayo sanciona proyecto de reforma jubilatoria. telesurtv.net El proyecto fue presentado por el Ejecutivo de Luis Lacalle Pou y una Comisión de Expertos en Seguridad Social.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Fiscalía salvadoreña detiene a alcaldesa acusada de corrupción. telesurtv.net La alcaldesa ha sido acusada por trabajadores de la Alcaldía que reclaman el pago de salarios atrasados y otras prestaciones.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). República Dominicana notifica dos nuevos casos de cólera. telesurtv.net Se trata de dos mujeres, una de 33 y otra de 44 años, que recibieron los servicios médicos oportunos y ya se encuentran en sus hogares.

Emir Sader (2022-12-29). Brasil: Pasado y presente. globalizacion.ca El intento de atentado en el aeropuerto de Brasilia que, caso resultara, habría provocado una catástrofe, hace que el final de este largo período desastroso en la historia brasileña sea todavía mas tenso. | El intento de atentado cayó como una…

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Gobernador boliviano se acoge a su derecho al silencio en el caso Golpe de Estado I. telesurtv.net Desde la Fiscalía General de Bolivia no han indicado la fecha de la audiencia donde Camacho conocerá si se podrá defender en libertad o desde la cárcel.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). El Salvador registra 184 muertos durante temporada decembrina. telesurtv.net Según al Observatorio Nacional de Seguridad Vial, durante el 2022 se han registrado hasta el momento 1.333 personas fallecidas en accidentes.

Staff (2022-12-29). Hombres de campo: Finca Las Piedras, la familia Alonso y el proyecto de autoabastecimiento alimentario. cubadebate.cu El trabajo y los resultados productivos de Finca La Piedras la han convertido en un centro de referencia para el municipio de Guanabacoa por lo que han sido beneficiarios del proyecto Hab.A.M.A que se dedica a potenciar el autoabastecimiento alimentario y el desarrollo de iniciativas económicas sostenibles en La Habana.

Staff (2022-12-29). Unión Eléctrica no prevé afectaciones al servicio por déficit de generación este jueves. cubadebate.cu Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2854 MW y una demanda máxima de 2600 MW, para una reserva de 254 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas no se pronostican afectaciones al servicio por déficit de capacidad.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Denuncian que Israel ha demolido 851 estructuras palestinas en 2022. telesurtv.net Estas demoliciones provocaron que 966 palestinos hayan sido obligados a desplazarse, afirmó el ente perteneciente a la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU).

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Detectan nuevas cepas derivadas de la variante àìmicron en Uruguay. telesurtv.net El ente de Salud alertó que los cambios de los virus pueden influir en su facilidad de propagación y la gravedad de la enfermedad.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Al menos 10 muertos deja un incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento las autoridades han informado de 53 personas rescatadas del hotel y casino Grand Diamond.

Staff (2022-12-29). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 29 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidente de Venezuela destaca labor y compromiso de la FANB. telesurtv.net "Desde lo más profundo de mi alma, me siento orgulloso de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana que me toca comandar", subrayó Maduro.

César Zelada (2022-12-29). Dina Boluarte: øPresidenta de la República de Lima? globalizacion.ca La presidenta de facto es débil porque no tiene respaldo popular. Se impone bajo la sangre de las balas militares. | Si somos conscientes en que los 30 jóvenes estudiantes y trabajadores muertos en las provincias de nuestro país, por las…

Staff (2022-12-29). Lección democrática de fin de año de la policía española. cubadebate.cu Un testigo filmó en Jerez de la Frontera como un policía golpea en la cara a una persona tras pedirle el número de placa. øLección de fin de año?

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo encuentra al nieto 132 en Argentina. telesurtv.net Este nuevo nieto identificado es hijo de Mercedes del Valle Morales, quien fue desaparecida durante la última dictadura militar.

Staff (2022-12-29). Consejo de Ministros abordó temas estratégicos para la vida económica y social del país en su última sesión del año (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El jefe de Estado cubano hizo un llamado a actualizar la preparación de los cuadros y reservas del Estado y del Gobierno considerando los retos que tienen ante sí quienes son responsables de dirigir los territorios, los municipios y los sistemas empresariales.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidentes de Cuba y Rusia abordan temas de cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos líderes expresaron su disposición de implementar consecuentemente los acuerdos alcanzados durante la visita de Díaz-Canel a Moscú en noviembre pasado.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Al menos 30 muertos deja un incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento las autoridades han informado de 53 personas rescatadas del hotel y casino Grand Diamond.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Lideresa mapuche critica nuevo proceso constituyente en Chile. telesurtv.net Asegura que no es democrático, no toma en cuenta los derechos de los pueblos originarios y es liderado por la derecha.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Presidente Díaz-Canel agradece a López Obrador su solidaridad. telesurtv.net El mandatario mexicano visitó la isla en mayo último, en donde recibió la Orden José Martí, la más alta del Estado cubano.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Trabajadores ferroviarios realizan huelga en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Declaran los trabajadores, que si no se toman en cuenta sus pronunciamientos en 2023, continuarán desarrollando las huelgas.

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2022-12-30: News Headlines

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Corte Suprema peruana ratifica prisión preventiva para Castillo. telesurtv.net El Poder Judicial de Perú precisó que se declaró infundada la apelación planteada por la defensa de exmandatario Castillo.

infobrics (2022-12-30). India Remains Steadfast in Partnership with Russia. infobrics.org Despite pressure from Western countries, India has remained steadfast in its partnership with Russia, refusing to condemn the war in Ukraine and not joining Western sanctions against Moscow…

infobrics (2022-12-30). Russia, China Signed Agreement on Work to Study Moon. infobrics.org An intergovernmental agreement between Russia and China on the creation of the international scientific lunar station has already been signed, the head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Yuri Borisov, said…

infobrics (2022-12-30). Emerging Markets Outlook 2023: Who Burns Brightest Among Rising Stars. infobrics.org Remember the BRIC countries? These were the eight countries (nine if you count South Africa, which was belatedly added to make BRICS) that were supposed to emerge as the nations of the future. They have enjoyed, or suffered, mixed fortunes…

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Asesinan a concejal y líder social en Nariño, Colombia. telesurtv.net La Oficina del Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los Derechos Humanos en Colombia condenó el asesinato del líder social Oscar Rodríguez.

Patrick Gallegos (2022-12-30). Los Alamos National Laboratory escalates plutonium core production, putting New Mexicans and the whole world at risk. liberationnews.org LANL has a long history of nuclear safety incidents. I…

____ (2022-12-30). Winter fishing in full swing in Northeast China. ecns.cn Haernuo in Zhenlai County, northeast China's Jilin Province, known as the "fishing island in northern China", opened the annual winter fishing season.

____ (2022-12-30). Int'l experts upbeat about China 2023 | German economist: I'm pretty much optimistic. ecns.cn I think the development in 2023 will be better than in 2022, especially the case for the second half year. I'm pretty much optimistic about 2023 compared to 2022.

____ (2022-12-30). 2022 newborn panda cubs meet public at SW China breeding base. ecns.cn Thirteen panda cubs about half a year old, all born this year, met the public on Thursday at the breeding base in Chengdu, the capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province.

____ (2022-12-30). Steps taken to ensure COVID preparedness. ecns.cn China's recent shifts in COVID-19 control strategy are well-paced, with sufficient preparatory work in place to handle the resulting surge in medical demand, authorities said on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). China adjusts tariff plan to include more items. ecns.cn China has decided to adjust its tariff plan for 2023 and expand the number of tariff items in line with the need for industrial development and technical advancement, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). China to retain pull for MNCs in 2023. ecns.cn China will remain a key go-to destination for multinational corporations in 2023 as the country's massive and lucrative domestic market and its opening-up measures boost business confidence amid subdued global investment sentiment, said business executives on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). U.S. urged to respect China's interests, concerns. ecns.cn The United States must respect China's core interests and major concerns if it really wants to have positive and constructive dialogue with China, the Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-30). Full speed ahead for SE Asia on the move. ecns.cn For travel business owner Benny Kong, the China-Laos Railway has brought many benefits over the past year, and for many others, it's creating a buzz over yet another transformative infrastructure project improving lives in Southeast Asia.

____ (2022-12-30). China's defense spokesperson pledges action on separatist activities. ecns.cn A Chinese defense spokesperson warned on Thursday that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) will take action against separatist activities wherever they occur.

____ (2022-12-30). Construction of mega , wind power project starts in North China desert. ecns.cn A mega and wind power base kicked off construction in China's seventh-largest desert on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-30). 100th Chinese-developed ARJ21 jetliner delivered. ecns.cn The 100th ARJ21 aircraft was delivered to its client on Thursday, bringing China's first indigenously developed passenger jetliner to a new stage of mass production and large-scale operations.

____ (2022-12-30). Trade between China, other RCEP members up 7.9 pct in first 11 months. ecns.cn Trade between China and the other members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has sustained rapid growth since the trade agreement took effect at the beginning of this year, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC).

____ (2022-12-30). World's first hydrogen-powered city train rolls off the production line in Chengdu. ecns.cn The world's first hydrogen-powered city train rolled off the production line in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday. The train has a built-in "hydrogen power" system, with a maximum speed of 160 kilometers per hour and a range of 600 kilometers per hydrogen refueling.

____ (2022-12-30). China's daily ibuprofen, paracetamol production tops 200 mln tablets. ecns.cn China's daily production capacity of fever and pain relievers ibuprofen and paracetamol has exceeded 200 million tablets, while the daily output reached 190 million as the country strives to expand its anti-COVID-19 medical supply.

____ (2022-12-30). New high-speed railway linking Yinchuan and Lanzhou opens to traffic. ecns.cn A railway linking Yinchuan and Lanzhou, major cities in northwest China, was fully operational with the opening of its last section from Yinchuan to Zhongwei on Thursday.

Stephen Lane (2022-12-30). Indianapolis communities unite to fight against undemocratic library board. liberationnews.org The struggle against the corruption of the top leadership of the Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees, which heightened after their refusal to appoint the top candidate as CEO, is morphing into a broader movement to create true democratic control over Indianapolis' public institutions.

Ryan Lockwood (2022-12-30). Buffalo 'bomb cyclone' exposes failure of capitalism. workers.org Buffalo, New York Buffalo is reeling from its worst snowstorm in a generation. From Dec. 23-25, Western New York state was ravaged by a "bomb cyclone," which brought hurricane-force winds, subzero wind chills and over 50 inches of snowfall to the region. But Winter Storm Elliot is as much a . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-12-30). STOP U.S. Wars: MLK Week of Actions Jan. 13-22. workers.org This lightly edited call to action is from the United National Antiwar Coalition. "The greatest purveyor of violence in the world: my own government; I can not be silent." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., April 4, 1967 After more than 75 actions in October, we held a meeting to discuss . . . |

____ (2022-12-30). High-speed railway connecting Chinese mainland and Hong Kong to conduct test run. ecns.cn The high-speed railway connecting the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will begin test run from Jan. 3, 2023, said Cheung Chi-keung, head of cross-border operations of Hong Kong's MTR Corporation, on Friday.

____ (2022-12-30). Grassroots healthcare facilities add extra beds to fight COVID in Beijing. ecns.cn Grassroots healthcare institutions in Beijing have set up more beds for patients amid the COVID surge this winter following the city's decision to lift rules that contain the virus.

____ (2022-12-30). Bing Dwen Dwen dressed as Beijing local icon Lord Rabbit. ecns.cn Bing Dwen Dwen, mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, was dressed as Lord Rabbit, or Tu'er Ye, a Beijing local icon symbolizing happiness and good luck, to welcome the Chinese zodiac Year of the Rabbit.

____ (2022-12-30). Paxlovid covered by medical insurance sold at $271, limited to buy in Beijing. ecns.cn The oral COVID-19 drug Paxlovid is now purchasable in some community health service centers in Beijing, but only sold to eligible patients under purchase limit. Patients need to pay at least 1,890 yuan (about $271) for the drug, which is already covered by the medical insurance.

____ (2022-12-30). Xi, Benin president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of resumption of diplomatic ties. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday exchanged congratulations with President of Benin Patrice Talon on the 50th anniversary of the resumption of the two countries' diplomatic relations.

____ (2022-12-30). Pele, 'The King of Football' dies at 82. ecns.cn Former Brazilian football star Pele, three-time World Cup champion, died on Thursday at the age of 82 in a hospital in Sao Paulo, victim of colon cancer, his doctors officially reported.

____ (2022-12-30). Nation sets hot pace for science and tech innovation. ecns.cn Cities in Asia have seen outstanding performances at scientific research institutions and on scientific infrastructure, and are pushing the international innovation landscape toward multipolarity and green, low-carbon development.

____ (2022-12-30). Chinese state councilor stresses intelligent construction, safe development of mines. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong on Thursday urged efforts to accelerate the construction of intelligent mines and their safe development.

Common Dreams (2022-12-30). Rights Advocates Alarmed Over Israel's New 'Fascist, Racist, and Settler' Government. juancole.com By Jessica Corbett | ( Commondreams.org ) Global concerns about the new Israeli government—especially what it means for Palestinians—continued to grow Thursday as Benjamin Netanyahu took the oath of office to again serve as prime minister, this time leading the most far-right and religiously conservative coalition in the country's history. The embattled leader …

Electronic Frontier Foundation (2022-12-30). The State of Online Free Expression Worldwide: 2022 in Review. juancole.com By Jillian C. York | ( EFF ) It's been a tumultuous year for free expression globally. From internet shutdowns, crackdowns on expression and closed-door partnerships to attempts to restrict anonymity and end to end encryption, in many places, digital rights are under threat. And while the European Union has made regulatory strides, …

Frud Bezhan (2022-12-30). More Iranians Move Their Protests To Rooftops Amid State Crackdown. juancole.com I'm Frud Bezhan, regional desk editor for Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Here's what I've been following and what I'm watching out for in the days ahead. ( RFE/RL) Fewer Iranians have protested on the streets in recent days, more than three months after the nationwide antiestablishment demonstrations erupted. From the outset, the authorities responded …

Juan Cole (2022-12-30). What would the United States be Like if it was like Israel? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) What would the United States be like if it was like Israel? After the most recent election is held, the president comes out and says that settling North America is the exclusive privilege of white Christians. He is determined to make some parts of the U.S. whiter and more Christian …

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-30). Our "California Grown" Pan African Global Kwanzaa Holiday producing good fruit. indybay.org Historic Alta California and Pacific Island US Territories Minority Farmers and Ranchers have new focus and opportunity, Kwanzaa everyday.

Staff (2022-12-30). Madrid Appoints Ambassador to Caracas 2 Years After Helping Leopoldo López Escape. orinocotribune.com

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Piden detener a implicados en atentado contra Cristina Kirchner. telesurtv.net La lideresa peronista cuestionó qué necesitarán los jueces para detener a los responsables, "¿Que me maten?".

WSWS (2022-12-30). Australia: Korean family threatened with deportation because son has autism. wsws.org The family have been living in Australia since 2013, but their son is now deemed a "burden on taxpayers."

WSWS (2022-12-30). France whitewashes December 23 assassination of Kurdish nationalists in Paris. wsws.org The far-right attack on d'Enghien Street in Paris testifies to the growing threat of far-right violence against immigrants, workers and youth across Europe.

WSWS (2022-12-30). Popular music and jazz in 2022, a selection. wsws.org Many working musicians must now tour and play live concerts most of the year in order to support themselves financially. They thus constantly face the potential long-term prospect of playing until they get terribly sick with a deadly virus, or face financial ruin, or both.

WSWS (2022-12-30). Fascist terror and military hostility set tone for Lula's inauguration in Brazil. wsws.org The inauguration of Brazil's president-elect Luís Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers Party (PT), set for January 1, is being prepared under the shadow of fascistic conspiracies in the country.

WSWS (2022-12-30). Fifty years since the U.S. Christmas bombing of North Vietnam. wsws.org In one of the greatest crimes of American imperialism in the 20th century, US bombers laid waste to the two largest cities in North Vietnam, Hanoi and Haiphong.

WSWS (2022-12-30). Poverty, inequality and official indifference are to blame for the dozens killed by the Christmas weekend blizzard in Buffalo. wsws.org Freezing temperatures and massive snow fall have left over 60 dead nationally since last Friday, with the epicenter in Buffalo, New York.

WSWS (2022-12-30). Mexicans protest president AMLO's "neglect" in case of 43 Ayotzinapa teaching students. wsws.org The AMLO administration's protection of the highest ranks of the state behind the Ayotzinapa killings exposes the reactionary character of its efforts to perpetuate the domestic deployment of the military.

WSWS (2022-12-30). The New Year ushers in the fourth year of the COVID pandemic. wsws.org The New Year weekend celebrations will usher in more superspreading events as the United States and the world enters the fourth year of the pandemic.

____ (2022-12-30). Chinese oral COVID-19 drug equally effective with Paxlovid: study. ecns.cn An oral antiviral agent called VV116, which is a potent anti-COVID-19 drug, is just as effective as Paxlovid in increasing the speed of clinical recovery, according to a scientific study published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-30). Always Room for More: Zionism's Endless Extremism. orinocotribune.com By Jeremy Salt Dec 24, 2022 | In the latest incarnation of Israeli politics, incoming 'prime minister' Benyamin Netanyahu has given the most extreme figures on an already extreme spectrum the portfolios for 'national security' and settlement-building on the West Bank. | Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, who has been allocated the national security portfolio, recently called on his settler followers to shoot Palestinians who resist the takeover of their homes and land. That can be taken as a portent of how he intends to do his job. | Ben Gvir's portfolio gives him control over…

____ (2022-12-30). Tunnel fire causes casualties in South Korea's Gyeonggi Provinc. ecns.cn A fire broke out in a noise-barrier tunnel on the second Gyeongin Expressway in Galhyeon District, Gwacheon City, Gyeonggi Province, on Thursday.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Cancelan casi 4.000 vuelos tras tormenta invernal en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Los aeropuertos con más cancelaciones son los de Denver (Colorado), Chicago (Illinois), Las Vegas (Nevada), Dallas (Texas) y Baltimore (Maryland).

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-30). Estado de salud de Josep Ratzinger es "grave", dice el Vaticano. telesurtv.net Numerosos obispos del mundo se sumaron a la solicitud de oraciones del papa Francisco por el papa Emérito Benedicto XVI.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Autoridades de Siria decomisan armas en almacén de Daesh. telesurtv.net Según el texto se hallaron fusiles automáticos, ametralladoras, lanza granadas, misiles antiblindajes, antiaéreos, artefactos explosivos, morteros, balas y demás municiones.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Decretan tres días de luto por fallecimiento de Pelé en Brasil. telesurtv.net Pelé, considerado por muchos el mejor futbolista de todos los tiempos, falleció este jueves a la edad de 82 años en el hospital Albert Einstein de Sao Paulo.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-30). Lula anuncia a los últimos ministros de su Gobierno en Brasil. telesurtv.net Como jefe de la Oficina de Seguridad Institucional (GSI, siglas en portugués) fue designado Marcos Edson Gonçalves Dias.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). Ecuador reporta el mayor índice de muertes violentas en décadas. telesurtv.net En este sentido, los datos apuntan que en 2010 la tasa de homicidios intencionales era de 17,5.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). ONU llama a hacer de 2023 un año de paz. telesurtv.net "Juntos, hagamos que 2023 sea un año en el que la paz vuelva a nuestras vidas", dijo Guterres.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-30). Palestina rechaza intenciones anexionistas del Gobierno de Israel. telesurtv.net El Ministerio palestino insistió que la coalición israelí de racistas y opositores declarados está adoptando una agenda de expansión colonial.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Fallece el exfutbolista brasileño Pelé a los 82 años. telesurtv.net El astro del fútbol brasileño fue ingresado el pasado 29 de noviembre al Hospital Albert Einstein de Sao Paulo.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Hackean canal de YouTube de teleSUR en español. telesurtv.net La denuncia fue realizada por la presidenta del multimedio, la periodista Patricia Villegas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Costa Rica suma 70 casos de mpox durante 2022. telesurtv.net La cartera de salud puntualizó que los casos reportados son del sexo masculino en el rango de edad de 21 a 73 años.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Desempleo en Chile llega al 7,9% en trimestre septiembre – noviembre. telesurtv.net El dato representó un aumento de 0,4 puntos porcentuales, considerando el alza de la fuerza de trabajo en 4,3 por ciento.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-30). Fiscalía de Bolivia imputa al gobernador Luis Fernando Camacho. telesurtv.net El ente judicial solicitó la detención preventiva del gobernador santacruceño en el Centro Penitenciario de Chonchocoro, en La Paz.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Presidente Joe Biden aprueba presupuestos para 2023. telesurtv.net Los presupuestos, aprobados ya por el Congreso incluyen 45.000 millones de dólares en ayuda militar a Ucrania.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-30). Tribunal militar condena a líder birmana a 33 años de cárcel. telesurtv.net La exgobernante Aung San Suu Kyi ha negado todos los cargos que se le instruyen y sus juicios de este 2022 se han celebrado a puerta cerrada.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Juez boliviano dicta cuatro meses de prisión a gobernador de Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net La audiencia contra el gobernador Camacho transcurrió durante más de nueve horas, en la que la Fiscalía pedía seis meses de prisión para el gobernador.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Cifran en 25 los muertos en el incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net En un primer reporte, la cifra de fallecidos a raíz del incendió en el Grand Diamond City, se ubicó en 10 y horas más tarde subió a 19.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-30). Venezuela alcanzó las 4.400.000 viviendas entregadas en el 2022. telesurtv.net El presidente venezolano anunció la aprobación del Plan Anual de Hábitat y Vivienda, que contempla la meta de construir 0 mil viviendas en el 2023.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-30). Expresan condolencias tras fallecimiento del exfutbolista Pelé. telesurtv.net Pelé es el único futbolista en la historia que ha ganado tres Copas del Mundo.

teleSUR, ACH, JGN, SH (2022-12-30). øCómo se creó la URSS y qué impacto tuvo en el mundo. telesurtv.net La Unión Soviética o URSS estuvo conformada por cuatro repúblicas socialistas: Rusia, Transcaucasia, Ucrania y Bielorrusia.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Grupos golpistas incendian edificios públicos en Santa Cruz y Cochabamba, Bolivia. telesurtv.net Los ataques ocurren cuando Camacho aguarda la audiencia cautelar para definir si se defenderá en libertad o en prisión.

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2022-12-30). Presidente chileno quiere una Constitución "mínima, más neutra" telesurtv.net El mandatario señaló que "yo creo que Elisa Loncon está equivocada respecto a eso. Esto es un proceso democrático".

Sara Flounders (2022-12-29). Japan rearms under Washington's pressure ‚àí a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. workers.org Okinawa is the largest of the Ryukyu islands. The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes . . . |

SP Editor (2022-12-29). Donziger Files Response to 'DOJ's Disastrous Decision to Side With Chevron'. scheerpost.com

infobrics (2022-12-29). Creating a BRICS Reserve Currency: A Long-term Project. infobrics.org Russia and other BRICS members — Brazil, India, China and South Africa — each have different approaches to making changes to establish an alternative non-dollar-denominated international financial system…

WSWS (2022-12-29). US requires travelers from China test negative for COVID amid surging infections and deaths. wsws.org The measures against China are entirely political and in no way meant to ensure the public health of the American, Chinese, or world populations.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Cruel and unconstitutional: US Supreme Court maintains Title 42 exclusion of migrants seeking asylum. wsws.org The ruling confirms both the ruthlessness of the fascistic Republican right and the fecklessness of the Democrats. Both big business parties agree on the policy of barring desperate migrants from entry.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Up to 20 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 armoured vehicles and 3 vehicles were destroyed by Russian artillery shelling on Krasniy-Liman front, according to the Russian MOD; | Up to 80 Ukraini…

Daniel Kersffeld (2022-12-29). La crisis peruana se irradia por toda la región. globalizacion.ca La represión aumenta en Perú a medida que la actual presidenta Dina Boluarte cierra filas con el centro y la derecha para consolidar su débil gobierno. De hecho, el flamante nombramiento como Jefe de Gabinete a Alberto Otárola, hasta ayer…

Staff (2022-12-29). Peruvian Dictatorship Shows True Colours: Alderpeople Dismissed, National Strike Called for January 4. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 28, 2022 ( The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "

Staff (2022-12-29). Perú's Dictatorship Shows True Colours: Alderpeople Dismissed, National Strike Called for January 4. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 28, 2022 ( The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2022-12-29). Golpe en Perú: El "excedente poblacional nocivo" y la entrega de los recursos naturales. globalizacion.ca Analistas peruanos temen que tras la destitución del presidente constitucional Pedro Castillo, el saqueo de los recursos será de tal magnitud, las matanzas serán tan enormes, el hambre tan grande, la desesperación de tal magnitud, que es probable que finalmente…

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Reportan sismo de magnitud 5,4 en Arequipa, Perú. telesurtv.net A pesar de la fuerza del fenómeno, no se registraron daños materiales graves ni lesionados ni pérdida de vidas humanas.

_____ (2022-12-29). Perú's Dictatorship Shows True Colours. popularresistance.org This Monday, December 26, the de facto government of Perú, led by Dina Boluarte, annulled the appointment of 312 district sub-alderpeople across 23 regions of the country, in a move that seems to advance the erasure of any traces of opposition to Boluarte's controversial rule. These sub-alderpeople had been appointed by President Pedro Castillo, in accordance with local legislation, during his mandate by popular election. | The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "these officials, instead of responding to the guidelines established regarding the functions of district sub-a…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Justicia peruana evalúa prisión preventiva del expresidente Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El presidente peruano fue capturado tras una vacancia exprés por el Congreso el cual nombró entonces a Dina Boluarte.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Expresidente peruano niega cargos judiciales en su contra. telesurtv.net Pedro Castillo aseguró que su prisión preventiva es injusta y responde a una " venganza política".

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). In Video: Russian Orlan-10 Drone Survives Ukrainian Anti-Aircraft Missile. southfront.org An Orlan-10 drone of the Russian VDV at the joint exercise "Slavic Brotherhood 2018". June 25, 2018, by Andrey Rusov. Source: http: //multimedia.ministry of defense.rf/multimedia/photo/gallery.htm?id=58318 | On December 29, a video showing a Russian Orlan-10 drone surviving an anti-aircraft missile over the special military operation zone in Ukraine surfaced online. | In the vide, the missile, reportedly a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADs), explodes next to the drone. However, it…

Editor (2022-12-29). Patrick Lawrence: The Souls of Ukrainian Folk. scheerpost.com

Anonymous765 (2022-12-29). 120+ Russian Missiles Strike Ukraine On New Year's Eve. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU 95th Airborne Assault Brigade near Lyman with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kupyansk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Kherson with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Dnepropetrovsk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Zaporozhye with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Artyomovsk with high-pr…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Zelensky, Blackrock CEO Agree to Coordinate on Ukraine's Reconstruction. news.antiwar.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and CEO of the US investment management company Blackrock, Larry Fink, held a video meeting on Wednesday and agreed to coordinate the reconstruction of Ukraine. Zelensky's office said that he and Fink "agreed to focus in the near term on coordinating the efforts of all potential investors and participants in the …

infobrics (2022-12-29). Ukraine demands Russia's expulsion from UNSC while Putin calls for negotiations. infobrics.org Kiev's call to expel Russia from the UNSC are not being entertained.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Youth and workers in Sri Lanka speak on IYSSE global anti-war webinar. wsws.org The IYSSE in Sri Lanka interviewed students and workers who joined the December 10 global IYSSE rally, "For a Mass Movement of Students and Youth to Stop the War in Ukraine."

Global Research News (2022-12-29). Selected Articles: Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca By Tucker Carlson is right about Ukraine. NATO membership for Ukraine was clearly a provocation aimed at luring Russia into an invasion. …

Patrick Lawrence (2022-12-29). A war of rhetoric & reality. mronline.org Washington put us all on notice when Zelensky got to town: It has no intention of seeking a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and every intention of recommitting indefinitely to its ideological war.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Is Sahra Wagenknecht founding a new party? wsws.org A Wagenknecht party would seek to steer opposition to the Ukraine war into a nationalist dead-end. Resting on anti-Americanism, it would strengthen German militarism.

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2022-12-29). The Ukraine Crisis: A Classic Security Dilemma. juancole.com ( Code Pink) On December 27 2022, both Russia and Ukraine issued calls for ending the war in Ukraine, but only on non-negotiable terms that they each know the other side will reject. Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba proposed a "peace summit" in February to be chaired by UN Secretary General Guterres, but with the …

_____ (2022-12-29). CIA And NATO Are Waging Sabotage Attacks Inside Russia. popularresistance.org The CIA is using the spy agencies ofa European NATO ally in order to launch sabotage attacks in Russian territory, according to journalist Jack Murphy. | Murphy is a former US special operations officer who has extensive contacts inside the military and intelligence services. | Citing multiple US government sources, Murphy reported that the CIA and the European state spent years developing "sleeper cells that the allied spy service has activated to hinder Moscow's invasion of Ukraine by waging a secret war behind Russian lines." Infrastructure that has been sabotaged in Russia includes railways, bridges, fuel dep…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). NATO Increasing Cyberattacks Against Russia. southfront.org Faced with the defeat of its Ukrainian proxy on the battlefield, NATO cyber troops escalate anti-Russian sabotage. | Written by The cyber environment has become a real battlefield in the conflict between Russia and the West. Recently, NATO cyber troops have been escalating their anti-Russian campaign as part of the broader fight again…

Amy Goodman (2022-12-29). Can Russia and Ukraine Negotiate an End to War Amid New Wave of Strikes? truthout.org The war in Ukraine is now in its 11th month, and Russia unleashed a new bombardment this week of cities across the country, including the capital Kyiv. This comes as both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin have expressed a willingness to negotiate an end to the war — but their positions remain so far apart that there are no real hopes of peace talks… |

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Zelensky Says Ukraine Has Helped the West 'Find Itself'. news.antiwar.com In an address to Ukraine's parliament on Wednesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in 10 months of the war, his country has helped the West "find itself again" and provided a "historic opportunity." "In 10 months of this year, we helped everyone. We helped the West find itself again, return to the global arena and …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Demographic Expert Warns Ukraine Will Experience "Catastrophic Drop" In Birth Rate. southfront.org Kiev is a "ghost town", says former adviser to the President of Ukraine. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | The birth rate of Ukraine is expected to drop to catastrophic levels in 2023 and lead to the country's population dropping to 35 million in the coming years. This is a demographic crisis that Ukraine will find extremely difficult to escape from, even if the war was to end tomorrow."Next year will see a catastrophi…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Syria On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 29, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On December 28, Russia, Syria and Turkish defense ministers hold trilateral talks in Moscow. The talks between Turkish and Syrian Defense Ministers were the first meeting of the ministers of the two countries in the last 11 years; | On December 28, Turkish artillery shelled SAA positions near Ain al-Arab; | On December 28, SAA ar…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Kiev regime's UN 'peace' summit fantasy. infobrics.org The very idea of (ab)using the UN to further the goals of the Kiev regime and NATO has to do with not only discrediting Russia, but also diminishing its influence in the world organization.

infobrics (2022-12-29). India-Russia Ties Go Deeper with Provinces Getting into the Act. infobrics.org The geography of partnership between Moscow and India is not just limited to New Delhi, Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov stated…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Russia To Supply Iran With Dozens Of Su-35 Fighter Jets. southfront.org Su-35 fighter — © Marina Lystseva/TASS | Russia will supply Iran with dozens of Su-35 multirole fighter jets, Israel's Channel 12 reported on December 24, citing Western intelligence officials. | The news channel said that Iran could get as many as 24 Su-35s which were originally built for Egypt, in a deal that the United States thwarted. Intelligence reports claim that Iranian pilots have already began training on the advanced fighter jets. | The report comes after Iranian media said in September that Tehra…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Beyond Geopolitics: Re-Examining Russia's BRICS Relationship. infobrics.org Despite frequent skepticism, the BRICS have come a long way. From a loose label given by investment bankers to four emerging economies in 2001 (Brazil, Russia, India and China), to a semi-formal group (adding South Africa in 2010)…

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-29). The Hope of a Pan-African-Owned and Controlled Electric Car Project Is Buried for Generations to Come. dissidentvoice.org Pathy Tshindele (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Untitled, 2016. The United States government held the US-Africa Leaders Summit in mid-December, prompted in large part by its fears about Chinese and Russian influence on the African continent. Rather than routine diplomacy, Washington's approach in the summit was guided by its broader New Cold War agenda, in …

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Turkey, Syria Agreed To Form 'Joint Committees,' Will Meet In Ankara & Damascus — Report. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Turkish soldiers seen at the border town of Akcakale © Reuters / Murad Sezer | The defense ministers of Russia, Turkey and Syria have agreed to form "join committees" to discuss the situation in Syria during their recent The breakthrough meeting, which was held in Moscow on December 28,…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-29). Blackrock to Take Zelenskyy's Panhandling Act to the Next Level. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-29). We've Reached Peak Zelensky — Now What? popularresistance.org When the president of the poorest, most corrupt nation in Europe is feted with multiple standing ovations by the combined Houses of Congress, and his name invoked in the same breath as Winston Churchill, you know we've reached Peak Zelensky. | It's a farcical, almost psychotic over-promotion, probably surpassed only by the media's shameful, hyperbolic railroading of the country into war with Iraq, in 2003. Paraphrasing Gertrude from Hamlet, "Methinks the media doth hype too much." | Let's remember that before ascending to his country's presidency, Volodymyr Zelensky's greatest claim to fame was that he could play…

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Big Pharma and GOP Open About Plans to Obstruct Medicare Drug Price Reforms. truthout.org The pharmaceutical industry and its Republican allies in Congress are openly signaling their plans obstruct at every turn as the Biden administration looks to begin implementing a recently passed law that will allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices for the first time in its history. In November, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and several other Republican senators introduced legislation that would… |

teleSUR- hvh (2022-12-29). Gobierno colombiano rechaza asesinato de firmantes de paz. telesurtv.net Desde agosto pasado ha disminuido la cifra de asesinatos a firmantes a partir de las medidas implementadas.

Andrew Korybko (2022-12-29). Five Reasons Why Kiev Should Accept the Current Ground Realities & Negotiate Peace with Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Angela (2022-12-29). Sunday 1/15: Q&A Discussion of two short documentary films about Apartheid. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

_____ (2022-12-29). How The Empire Controls The Narrative, With Margaret Kimberly. popularresistance.org In the latest edition of "The Most Censored News" interviews, Lee Camp is joined by Margaret Kimberly. A well-known figure in activists circles in the United States, Margaret is the executive editor of and a senior columnist at Black Agenda Report (BAR). BAR's website offers alternative perspectives on current events and has become a trusted source for those seeking information beyond the mainstream media. In addition to her work at BAR, Kimberly is also the author of "Prejudicial: Black America and the Presidents," a book that was published in 2020 by Steerforth Press. | Camp and Kimberly talked about the U.S.-R…

Editor (2022-12-29). On Football, Opium and Popular Resistance: Not All Sports Are Created Equal. scheerpost.com By Ramzy Baroud / CounterPunch My friend is not an elitist. To the contrary, he has spent decades of his life fighting social inequality, racism and championing the rights of disadvantaged groups. Therefore, I was taken aback when he surmised that "football is the opium of the people". The reference, which summons a famous Marxist …

_____ (2022-12-29). Progressives In Belgium Protest Detention Of Migrants. popularresistance.org On Saturday, December 24, progressive groups in Belgium protested at the Vottem detention center in Liège, denouncing the state's unfair policy on migrants. The protest was organized by the Collective of Resistance to Centers for Foreigners (CRACPE). Hundreds of people including Wallonian MP Julien Liradelfo from the Workers Party of Belgium (PTB/PVDA) and activists from the PTB and the Communist Party of Belgium (PCB/CPB) participated in the protest. The protesters asked the federal government to close down migrant detention centers across the county and release and regularize the incarcerated migrants. | Progre…

_____ (2022-12-29). Learning From The Biden Strikebreaking. popularresistance.org The Biden regime's shameful betrayal of the railroad workers unfolded in late November and early December as the possible railroad strike crisis slowly wound to its ending. The gang-up on the railroad workers and their desire to exercise the basic right to strike was practically all-encompassing. Politicians from both political parties — with only a handful of exceptions — all of the media, every single large corporation in the country, and even some liberals and so-called leftists all made the case why the strike must be stopped. Broken even before it had started. This chorus all echoed the same cana…

_____ (2022-12-29). How Baltimore's Inclusionary Housing Bill Got Hollowed Out. popularresistance.org Today will be the first installment of our series called "Tax Broke". It's a five-year exploration of our hometown Baltimore's policy of doling out tax breaks to developers to stimulate growth. And the centerpiece of the work is a documentary by the same name, which we have screened and we will publish next year. The essence of our findings is that the city of Baltimore has used a variety of tax breaks intended to stimulate growth, but has done far less to track their effectiveness or make the process transparent to account for them. We also found that this idea has primarily benefited wealthy neighborhoods while…

_____ (2022-12-29). Japan Rearms Under Washington's Pressure. popularresistance.org The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. | The decision includes openly acquiring offensive weapons and reshaping its military command structure for its expanded armed forces. On Dec. 23, the draft budget was approved by Kishida's cabinet. | Japan's dangerous military expansion should set off international alarm bells. This major escalation is taking place based on intense U.S. imperialist pressure. It is the next step i…

_____ (2022-12-29). International Call For New Year's Eve Noise Demonstrations. popularresistance.org This is a call for a night of strong solidarity with those imprisoned by the state. Historically, New Year's Eve is one of the noisiest nights of the year. This year, most of which has been consumed by a global pandemic, we encourage folks to take whatever measures are necessary to insure individual and community well-being, in response to both the virus and the state, understanding the balance each of us must strike for ourselves. Given our current reality, on New Year's Eve gather your crew, collective, community, organization, or just yourself to raise a racket and remind those on the inside that they are not…

____ (2022-12-29). Fossil skull may hold clues to human ancestry. ecns.cn Researchers have begun studies on a newly discovered fossilized skull in Central China's Hubei province. It is believed to be the most intact Homo erectusspecimen of its age, found in inland Eurasia, according to the province's department of culture and tourism.

____ (2022-12-29). China steps up efforts increasing int'l cooperation on IP protection. ecns.cn China has stepped up efforts in increasing international cooperation on intellectual property protection, to improve its competitiveness with a rapid growth of patent applications from overseas, a senior IP regulator said.

____ (2022-12-29). CPC continues self-reform as it embarks on new journey. ecns.cn Less than a week after the conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, led the newly elected top leadership on a visit to Yan'an, an old revolutionary base in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2022-12-29). U.S. to require negative COVID test upon arrival for Chinese travelers. ecns.cn The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Wednesday that it will require a negative COVID-19 test for air passengers from China.

____ (2022-12-29). Street interview: Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift. ecns.cn A street interview was conducted about Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift.

____ (2022-12-29). China to lift flight restrictions. ecns.cn China will end the over two-year long control measures—"circuit breaker" and "Five One" policies— for inbound international flights starting Jan 8, promoting the resumption of international passenger flights, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-29). World welcomes China's optimized COVID-19 policies. ecns.cn "Welcome our Chinese friends with open arms!" France's embassy in China pinned on its Weibo social account.

____ (2022-12-29). Three survivors of Nanjing Massacre pass away — only 51 still alive. ecns.cn Since Dec. 24, three survivors of the Nanjing Massacre have passed away in Nanjing, the capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.

____ (2022-12-29). Sinopec completes record ultra-deep exploration drill in SW China. ecns.cn China's largest petrochemical products supplier announced on Wednesday that it had achieved a record depth in its ultra-deep oil and natural gas drilling exploration efforts.

____ (2022-12-29). China's Baidu operates driverless taxi night service in Wuhan. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Baidu announced on Monday that it has expanded the commercial operation area and times of its driverless taxi service in central China's Wuhan.

____ (2022-12-29). Foreign firms optimistic on Chinese stock market next year. ecns.cn Foreign financial institutions have become more bullish about China's stock market performance in 2023 as the signs of the country's economic stabilization become increasingly noticeable amid stimulus measures and the accelerated optimization of epidemic control measures.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). State Department Approves $180 Million Arms Sale for Taiwan. news.antiwar.com The State Department on Wednesday approved a potential $180 million arms sale for Taiwan amid heightened tensions with China over US support for the island. The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said the deal was for vehicle-launched Volcano anti-tank munition-laying systems and related equipment. The primary contractors for the deal are Northrop Grumman and …

____ (2022-12-29). Western hype on policy shift slammed. ecns.cn Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday that the hype and distortion by some Western media about China's readjustment of its COVID-19 prevention and control measures while remaining silent about their countries' chaotic pandemic response is "a complete double standard and a serious violation of journalism ethics".

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-29). On the Application of Xi Jinping Thought in an Imperialist Country. orinocotribune.com By Friends of Socialist China Dec 23, 2022 | On 10 December, the first of two online seminars on the theme 'The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and its World Significance', organised jointly by Friends of Socialist China and the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, was held. We are pleased to publish below the contribution by Dr Hugh Goodacre, Managing Director of the Institute for Independence Studies and lecturer in the History of Economic Thought at University College London. Hugh's speech provides a profound and thought-provoking analy…

____ (2022-12-29). China denounces 'distorted' Western reports about China's optimized COVID-19 response. ecns.cn Countries adjusting the COVID policy would invariably go through a period of adaptation. China is no exception as we shift gear in our COVID policy. China's COVID situation on the whole remains predictable and under control.

____ (2022-12-29). Nation takes big leap on vaccinations. ecns.cn From offering the world's first inhaled COVID-19 vaccines and developing Omicron-targeted vaccines to rolling out second booster shots and targeted immunization plans for seniors, China's vaccination efforts have gained steam this year, according to authorities.

____ (2022-12-29). Ice and snow sports attract tourists in Hebei. ecns.cn Ski resorts in Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei Province, have opened, attracting many tourists to enjoy the fun of ice and snow sports.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas in Chongqing Zoo amount to 21. ecns.cn The Chongqing Zoo, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality, announced on Tuesday that there were 21 giant pandas in the zoo, marking it as one of the zoos with the largest number of giant pandas in China.

____ (2022-12-29). China's domestically-developed oral COVID drug to enter market in February. ecns.cn SIM0417, an oral COVID drug developed by China, is expected to enter the market in February 2023, according to the Jiangsu Medical Products Administration.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas have fun in snow. ecns.cn A giant panda enjoys itself on a tree at the Wolong Shenshuping panda base under the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec. 28, 2022.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australian Labor government greenlights extradition of former pilot to US. wsws.org The pilot's activities—providing flight training services to China—are only being criminalised because the US and its allies are preparing an aggressive war against Beijing.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-29). Al menos un muerto deja múltiple choque en puente Zhengxin, China. telesurtv.net El puente de Zhengxin, que cruza el río Amarillo y que tiene una longitud de 9,1 kilómetros, conecta Zhengzhou con la vecina Xinxiang.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-29). Presidente chino llama a la unidad del partido Comunista. telesurtv.net Xi apuntó que los funcionarios "deben impulsar el espíritu de combate, cavar profundo para superar las dificultades".

CNA Alta Bates Nurses (2022-12-29). Sunday 1/1: Solidarity Rally For CNA Striking Sutter Nurses At Alta Bates:Start New Year With Strikers. indybay.org Sutter Alta Bates Hospital | 24 Ashby St. | Berkeley…

WSWS (2022-12-29). January 6 Committee Final Report upholds "one-man coup" whitewash of Republican Party, Supreme Court, military-intelligence agencies. wsws.org Damning revelations concerning the role played by elements within key state institutions in support of Trump's coup are omitted in the 814-page report.

Robert Reich (2022-12-29). The monsters of American capitalism. nationofchange.org Three of its prime exemplars: Trump, Bankman-Fried's, and Musk!

Editor (2022-12-29). The war on Christmas drag shows. mronline.org GOP endorsed anti-LGBTQ+ "groomer" rhetoric inspired armed fascist groups to harass queer events, spurring a diverse, celebratory community response.

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). January 6 Committee Withdraws Trump Subpoena. truthout.org The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building has formally withdrawn a number of subpoenas it had issued late in its work, including one for former President Donald Trump. The subpoena for Trump, which was issued in October, had requested that he testify before the committee and hand over documents and communications relating to the Capitol… |

INDYRADIO (2022-12-29). FBI COINTELPRO Document Release. indybay.org It was my original intention to return the stolen FBI documents | to the site where they were hosted.

Lynda Carson (2022-12-29). Judge Donna Ryu condemns City of San Francisco's attacks on the homeless encampments. indybay.org Protest Against Attacks On San Francisco Homeless Encampments:…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Workers Struggles: Asia and Australia. wsws.org Indian tea plantation workers sacked without warning; Australian Apple workers strike for 24 hours.

Alison Weir (2022-12-29). As usual, defense bill gives millions of dollars to Israel, but no one tells Americans. indybay.org Israeli media report that the 2023 defense spending bill just signed into law contains over $ 0 million for Israel (just the tip of the iceberg of billions of dollars for Israel)… AIPAC commended Congress…

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-12-29). Saturday 1/14: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Less Is More. indybay.org Online: Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Staff (2022-12-29). Bolivia's Far-Right Governor Camacho Arrested. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 29, 2022 ( Estefanía Morales, legislator of Bolivia's governing party, the Movement for Socialism-Political Instrument for the Soverei…

____ (2022-12-29). Hangzhou rolls out measures to stimulate economy. ecns.cn Hangzhou, Zhejiang province has rolled out a series of policies to encourage non-local workers to stay during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday from Jan 21 to 27. The goal is to maintain production levels, according to a notice released by local authorities at a news conference on Tuesday.

WorkWeek (2022-12-29). Starbucks Strike SF , SF "Ticket To Mars" Concert , Removal of TWU2 a Pres& UAW180 Strike. indybay.org WorkWeek radio covers the Starbuck's in San Francisco. A Starbucks Worker In SF Speaks Out, "Ticket To Mars" Concert In SF, Murder Threats & Removal Of TWU2 a President Roger Marenco and UAW Case Holland Tractor 7 Month Strike and their fight for justice.

Answer Coalition (2022-12-29). Workers in South Korea continue to struggle for equality January 15. answercoalition.org In 13 regions through the Republic of Korea (South Korea), workers at the 2021 People's Congress rededicated their commitment to struggling for economic and social justice in the country. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) is preparing for significant demonstrations in Seoul January 15, which are being organized around the slogan, "Let's overthrow inequality through general unity with the people!" The KCTU is the largest umbrella organization of trade unions in the south. | The upcoming action follows the October 20 general strike, the November 17 peasant demonstrations, and the December 2 poor pe…

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-29). South African Military to Guard Power Stations After Record Power Outages. unicornriot.ninja

Pavan Kulkarni (2022-12-29). Hundreds More Injured in Anti-Coup Protests in Sudan As December Revolution Enters Fifth Year. towardfreedom.org Attempts by an alliance of foreign powers, domestic right-wing parties and the military junta to consolidate an authoritarian state in Sudan will be defeated by mass movements, said the Sudanese Communist Party. Pavan Kulkarni reports for Peoples Dispatch.

WSWS (2022-12-29). US winter storm death toll expected to rise as National Guard and emergency services conduct search and rescue operations in Buffalo. wsws.org The official death toll of the massive winter storm that plunged much of the United States into sub-freezing temperatures over Christmas weekend continues to rise as rescue crews clear roads and buildings inundated in snow and ice.

The Lever (2022-12-29). 2022 FLASHBACK: Uncovering The Largest-Ever Dark Money Donation. levernews.com

WSWS (2022-12-29). George Santos and the putrefaction of capitalist politics: US Republican Congressman-elect exposed as fraud. wsws.org Santos won one of the New York State seats in Congress that flipped from Democrat to Republican.

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). Biden Admin Plans to Expand Title 42 to Expel Cubans, Nicaraguans and Haitians. truthout.org Even as Biden administration lawyers fight to end a cruel anti-immigrant policy that has been used millions of times to expel asylum seekers, administration officials are seeking to once again expand the policy, this time to ramp up expulsions of asylum seekers from Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti. According to Reuters, officials say that the administration is planning to implement new rules for the… |

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). Jan. 6 Transcripts Show Trump Wanted "Blanket Pardon" for Capitol Attackers. truthout.org Newly released transcripts from the House select January 6 committee reveal that former President Donald Trump sought to issue a blanket pardon for a number of controversial figures who attempted to overthrow the 2020 election, including hundreds of his loyalists who participated in the violent breach of the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021. Johnny McEntee, Trump's former director of… |

Here's Your Ticket (2022-12-29). Off to Space with You, Elon Musk! indybay.org Union and labor activists facetiously called for Elon Musk to leave earth for the red planet with a protest at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on December 19th.

____ (2022-12-29). The King Is Dead, Long Live The King. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Chris Walker (2022-12-29). Biden WH Reminds GOP Leaders: You Don't Have Oversight Powers Until Next Week. truthout.org President Joe Biden's White House Counsel has penned a letter to key Republican legislators, telling them they will have to reissue requests for documents they've made in the past month relating to investigations they plan to open when the party controls the House. When it became clear that Republicans would win control of the House of Representatives in the 2022 midterms, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)… |

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-29). Africa in Review 2022: Regional Dynamics and Continental Security. globalresearch.ca

Janine Jackson (2022-12-29). 'Every issue is a disability issue'. mronline.org CounterSpin interview with Rebecca Vallas on disability economics.

County "Health Service" Workers & HPHP (2022-12-29). Santa Cruz Homeless Death List for 2023: Follow-Up. indybay.org Two public ceremonies were held December 21st where the names of the unhoused dead for the year (some of them) were read. My response was the attached flyer, reprinted in the Serf City Times, suggesting some obvious but likely to be ignored remedies to ward off the 2023 deaths list. Also attached is the Homeless Persons Health Project/County report.

Lynda Carson (2022-12-29). HUD FY 2023 budget saves subsidized housing units for the poor. indybay.org New HUD Budget For FY 2023:…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-29). Gantz Says Israeli Pilots Might Attack Iran in 'Two or Three Years'. news.antiwar.com Outgoing Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz told a graduating class of Israeli Air Force Pilots that they might be bombing Iran in "two or three years" as Israel has been preparing for strikes on the country. "Israel has significantly increased its preparedness in recent years and is preparing for the possibility of an attack on …

Winn Ellinger (2022-12-29). Texas increases anti-LGBTQ attacks, but anti-fascist victories give reason for hope. liberationnews.org Whipping up a moral panic with hate speech pulled from corporate media headlines, Texas politicians have introduced dozens of bills criminalizing transgender people.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jackson, Mississippi water crisis continues with thousands of residents left without water after winter freeze. wsws.org The water system in Mississippi's capital city has collapsed multiple times in the last two years. In February 2021, similarly extreme winter temperatures froze pipes and resulted in no running water for weeks.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Syrian Security Forces Uncover ISIS Weapons Cache With Anti-Tank Rockets In Daraa (Photos). southfront.org FILE IMAGE: Sputnik/ Iliya Pitalev. | Syrian security forces have uncovered a large weapons cache of ISIS near the town of al- Yadudah in the western Daraa countryside, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported on December 29. | A security official told the state-run news agency that the cache was uncovered with help from locals in al-Yadudah. According to the unnamed official, ISIS cells planned to use the weapons to carry out terrorist attacks. | The cache included loads of different weapons and ammunition, most notable…

Derek Briles (2022-12-29). Community fights lack of police accountability and transparency in Urbana, Illinois. liberationnews.org On Dec. 19, Urbana City Council considered a resolution to approve a new collective bargaining agreement between the City of Urbana and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #70, which represents the officers of the Urbana Police Department.

Lisa Sorush (2022-12-29). The Longest War in U.S. History Has Left a Failed State in Afghanistan. covertactionmagazine.com

____ (2022-12-29). Yuyuan Garden hosts annual lantern show. ecns.cn Shanghai's iconic venue Yuyuan Garden has set up lanterns and light installations to celebrate the New Year.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Germany's Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof department store chain being liquidated in instalments with help of the unions. wsws.org Only after workers have ensured the company makes maximum profits in the stressful Christmas sales period will the 17,000 staff of the store chain be told which branches will remain and who will lose their job.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-29). How About Living Wages? Three Hundred UFCW5 Members Strike SF Macy's Union Square Store. indybay.org Three hundred members of UFCW 5 went on strike against Macy's at the Union Square store in San Francisco. They are fighting for living wages.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Québec Solidaire rallies behind imperialist powers' campaign of aggression and provocation against Iran. wsws.org Where is Québec Solidaire's outrage at Washington's decades-long campaign of aggression against Iran, including threats of war and economic sanctions that have created severe shortages of food, medicine and medical equipment that have cost the lives of tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Iranians?

Appreciating Diversity Film Series (2022-12-29). Thursday 1/19: Diversity Film Series: Childcare in America: 'Through the Night.'. indybay.org Ellen Driscoll Playhouse | 325 Highland Avenue near the corner of Oakland avenue | Piedmont, CA 94611…

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-29). Monday 12/26: 24th Annual, California State Capitol Kwanzaa Kickoff – World Peace Rose Garden. indybay.org California State Capitol World Peace Rose Garden – 15 and L Street – Sacramento, CA…

WSWS (2022-12-29). UK counter-terror Prevent scheme to downplay far-right threat and strengthen anti-Muslim scapegoating. wsws.org The review was set up by the government to prepare an onslaught on democratic rights, authored by William Shawcross, a fellow of the right-wing Policy Exchange thinktank and former director of the neo-conservative Henry Jackson Society…

Ashley Curtin (2022-12-29). Taliban bans women from higher education in Afghanistan. nationofchange.org This ban "takes Afghanistan back to the Taliban's first period of rule when girls could not receive formal education."

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2022-12-29). Keith McHenry, Co-founder of "Food Not Bombs" Global Movement, Arrested Today. indybay.org December 27, 2022 – Keith McHenry, the co-founder of the global movement "Food Not Bombs" was arrested today and is in jail now.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jose Ma. Sison, founder of the Stalinist Communist Party of the Philippines, dies aged 83. wsws.org To take stock of the life of Jose Ma. Sison is to document the bloody history of betrayed workers' struggles in the Philippines of the past 60 years.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Two leaders of plot to kidnap and kill Michigan governor are sentenced in federal court. wsws.org Adam Fox and Barry Croft, Jr. were sentenced to 16 years and 19.5 years, respectively, in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday for the roles they played in plotting to kidnap and kill governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020.

KQED Live (2022-12-29). Thursday 2/16: Fire and Wine: How Wildfire Affects Your Cabernet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org French GPs begin week-long wildcat strike organised by Facebook group to demand more funding for health services; airline workers in Spain at Ryanair, Vueling and Air Nostrum continue cost of living strikes over Christmas; UK rail workers strike during Christmas holidays over pay, job losses and passenger safety, with further stoppages planned in the New Year; South African food workers' pay strike at Daybreak chicken factories for living wage…

Mike Whitney (2022-12-29). Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-29). Passenger throughput at Beijing Railway Station increases. ecns.cn At the entrance of Beijing Railway Station, passengers pass through the security check only by scanning their ID cards. Many travelers said the new policy has made their trips more convenient.

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). Starbucks's Refusal to Bargain With 21 Stores Is Illegal, NLRB Says. truthout.org In a new filing issued by federal labor prosecutors this week, the labor board is alleging that Starbucks's refusal to bargain with unionized stores in the Pacific Northwest constitutes illegal anti-union activity in the first of what could be many similar complaints to come. Labor officials wrote in their complaint, filed on behalf of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel… |

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis continues as thousands of residents left without water after winter freeze. wsws.org The water system in Mississippi's capital city has collapsed multiple times in the last two years. In February 2021, similarly extreme winter temperatures froze pipes and resulted in no running water for weeks.

Cristina Escobar (2022-12-29). The Top 10 Latino TV Shows of 2022 (REVIEW). latinorebels.com TV and film critic Cristina Escobar reviews her top 10 Latino TV shows of 2022.

Juan Cole (2022-12-29). "Execution of the Palestinian People": Netanyahu vows Massive Israeli Squatting on Palestinian Land, and ultimate Annexation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) As part of his bargain with the fascist blocs of Religious Zionism and Jewish Power, according to the Israeli newspaper Arab 48, incoming Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke of an "exclusive Jewish right" to expand settlements inside Israel praper, in Galilee and the Negev, as well as to plant squatters in …

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-29). Quarry Encampment Faces Eviction in Minneapolis. unicornriot.ninja

Editor (2022-12-29). "Shelby County v. Holder:" How the Supreme Court attacked Black voting rights. mronline.org In 2013, five unelected judges gutted the right to vote for tens of millions of African Americans and others. The Supreme Court's ruling in Shelby v. Holder overturned a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA) that prevented voter suppression.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Films and television in 2022. wsws.org Despite the many obstacles and difficulties, there are artists in the field with vision and sensitivity, who exhibit a growing awareness that something is terribly wrong with the social order.

John W. Whitehead (2022-12-29). 2022's Danger Signs: From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australia: Labor government delays pay rise for aged care workers. wsws.org Australian aged care workers will wait another 18 months for a 15 percent increase in minimum award rates, after Labor called for the pay rise to be "phased in."

Anonymous103 (2022-12-29). Military Situation In Yemen On December 29, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 109 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah in the past 24 hours; | The Sudanese army denied the news of the withdrawal of its forces from Yemen and confirmed that the forces that left the Al-Anad base retreated to the city of Aden two days ago; | Two STC members were killed and several others were injured with an IED explosion in the Al-Mahfad area; | Seven STC members were killed and…

____ (2022-12-29). The Country With Tattered Economy (c). smoothiex12.blogspot.com

Michael D. Yates (2022-12-29). Union Organizing Surged in 2022: Let's Push for a Radical Labor Movement in 2023. truthout.org The year 2022 saw a significant increase in working-class unrest in the United States. Millions of workers quit their jobs in 2021, and this trend has continued in 2022. Most moved on to different employment, while others continued their education or retired. Recently, many Twitter employees quit in response to the severe force reduction and intensification of work effort engineered by new owner… |

Tanya Jogee (2022-12-29). Progressives Must Not Concede School Board Elections to the Right. truthout.org During the 2022 midterm elections, I joined a group of central Texas parents, teachers, administrators and social activists who were determined to do whatever it took to elect progressive school board candidates over conservative zealots. And we won. All five Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) candidates endorsed by Access Education, a progressive, community-based political action… |

Douglas Healey, Jesse Carpentier (2022-12-29). Deadly winter storm created by capitalism. liberationnews.org Mainstream media has provided thorough coverage of this storm's devastating impacts, but does not raise the question of how the deaths could have been prevented.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Rank-and-file Committee at Renault-Nissan plant in India opposes union attempt to ram through wage-cutting contract. wsws.org Fearing growing rank-and-file anger over their inaction, the unions have connived with Renault-Nissan management to ambush us—forcing us to vote on an agreement that we haven't seen, let alone studied and discussed.

SP Editor (2022-12-29). United Nations Chief António Guterres Begs the World for Peace in 2023. scheerpost.com

KQED Live (2022-12-29). Saturday 2/25: YR Media Eco-Party Hour. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2022-12-29). NNU-CNA Sutter Alta Bates Hospital Nurses Fed Up & Strike Against Concession Contract. indybay.org 1800 Sutter nurses at Berkeley Alta Bates and Summit hospitals have gone on a strike for ten days. They are angry at a concession agreement that was being pushed by the NNU-CNA leadership that would allow a two tier contract and would continue the loss nurses to Kaiser where nurses are paid $10 to $12 an hour more.

Jaisal Noor (2022-12-29). The Grassroots Fight for Housing Justice in Baltimore. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Like they have done to many predominantly-Black neighborhoods, developers have targeted…

_____ (2022-12-29). 1244, Dayton, Brussels, Washington, Non-Papers of All Sorts. strategic-culture.org

____ (2022-12-29). Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases. ecns.cn The Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases, as seen from Mulalo, Cotopaxi province, Ecuador, on December 28, 2022.

Brett Willkins (2022-12-29). President Boric Says Chile Will Open Embassy in Occupied Palestine. indybay.org "We cannot forget a community that is suffering from an illegal occupation, a community that is resisting, a community that is seeing its rights and dignity violated every day," Chile's leftist president said.

The Conversation (2022-12-29). To attain global Climate and Biodiversity Goals, we must reclaim Nature in our Cities. juancole.com By Emma Despland, Concordia University | The climate and biodiversity crises we have been experiencing for the past few decades are inseparable. The scientific research presented at the back-to-back international summits on climate and biodiversity held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt and in Montréal, Canada, respectively, has made this abundantly clear. Addressing these crises …

imperial.ac.uk (2022-12-29). 6 amazing scientific achievements at Imperial in 2022. imperial.ac.uk From exploring magic mushrooms to answering COVID-19 questions, here are some of Imperial's biggest findings this year:…

Editor (2022-12-29). Joe Lauria: Fighting the "Psyopcracy" scheerpost.com It is a hard thing to combat because it's not a physical enemy but rather messages that lodge themselves in millions of people's minds. And it has come to rule over us.

Editor (2022-12-29). This Year, the Reproductive Justice Movement Showed Us What It Means to Fight. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-12-29). Tár: A drama set in the classical music world. wsws.org It is a serious and worthwhile film, whatever the balance of its various merits and defects.

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-29). New York Prosecutors Open Investigation Into Representative-Elect George Santos. truthout.org Following a series of revelations about lies that Representative-elect George Santos has told on the campaign trail, New York prosecutors have opened an investigation into the Republican as party leaders in Congress remain silent about the scandal. Nassau County prosecutors in Long Island, New York, opened the investigation on Wednesday. It's unclear which claims are under scrutiny… |

Editor (2022-12-29). Scheer & Hedges: They Know Everything About You. scheerpost.com Editor's Note: These are videos taken from the Real News Network, edited into one video for easier viewing experience. All clips belong to the Real News Network, and are being published here because of their timeless commentary, and relevance to the recently exposed corporate state censorship regime revealed in the Twitter Files.

Allen Forrest (2022-12-29). When Conspiracy Theorists are Most Dangerous. dissidentvoice.org A discussion featuring Sasha Latypova, an ex-pharma/biotech professional with 25 years of experience in clinical trials, clinical technologies and regulatory approvals, about the role of the Department of Defense and National Security Council in deploying biowarfare agents marketed as "vaccines" on the US and global population.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). U.S. Central Command Says It Killed Over 600 ISIS Terrorists In Syria, Iraq During 2022. southfront.org U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment provide security support during mission on Sept. 9, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Syria. (Cpl. Gabino Perez/Marine Corps) | On December 29, the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced that it carried out hundreds of counter-terrorism operations and killed more than 600 terrorists of ISIS in Syria and Iraq this year. | In a statement, the command said that its operations had degraded ISIS and removed a cadre of senior le…

Staff (2022-12-29). Climate Crisis Made Everyday Life More Expensive in 2022. truthout.org Inflation dominated news headlines and American psyches in 2022. Overall, consumer prices jumped an average 7.1 percent this year, with the cost of just about everything going up, from cars to coffee and gas to groceries. The trend triggered a bitter midterm election campaign, prompted a series of aggressive interest-rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, and fears about an impending recession. |

Lynda Carson (2022-12-29). Homeless deaths of the dispossessed and unhoused in 2022 are heartbreaking. indybay.org Makeshift Tombstones Honoring Homeless Persons Who Died In 2022:…

Editor (2022-12-29). California Passed a Milestone Law To Stop Neighborhood Drilling. Now Big Oil Has Launched Its Counterattack. scheerpost.com

Tanupriya Singh (2022-12-29). A call to the people: If capitalism is to be fought, it has to be fought in the DRC. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in This is the second of two stories on the ongoing crisis in the eastern provinces of the DRC. Part one can be read On Friday, December 23, the M23…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australian central bank rate rises target working-class households. wsws.org Internal documents from the Reserve Bank of Australia show that the economic and cost-of-living crisis will intensify in 2023, with a deliberate policy to inflict the suffering primarily on workers and their families.

President Biden Executive Order (2022-12-29). How will California expand active engagement with the Pan African Diaspora? indybay.org President of the United States of America Executive Order on Establishing the President's Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States – How do we expand active engagement throughout California?>

Sarah Anderson (2022-12-29). Before COB on the first workday of 2023, CEOs will make more than the average annual pay for all US workers. nationofchange.org In less than seven hours on the first workday of the New Year, a typical CEO will have made as much as the average U.S. worker will make all year.

Werner Neuer, Ivan Illich & Eugen Drewermann (2022-12-29). Astonishment. The Beginning and End of Theology. indybay.org Debt relief is absolutely essential. Making persons morally liable who are materially in debt is a mistake. Condemning the helpless and broken is completely wrong. They urgently need help. Forgiveness of material debts and moral offenses is one and the same for Jesus. Human existence is crucial.

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Sanders Urges Transportation Secretary to Hold Southwest CEO Accountable. truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to ensure Southwest's chief executive pays a price for mass U.S. flight cancellations that have left passengers and employees stranded around the country, throwing lives into chaos and drawing further attention to the company's business practices. "Southwest's flight delays and cancellations are beyond unacceptable," Sanders (I… |

Marc Batko, W Meyer, K Chavent (2022-12-29). The Humor of Jesus and The cry of the poor. indybay.org After much meditation and reflection, I firmly believe that Jesus made fun of individualism and profit-oriented economic systems. Winning people to trust the infinite, invisible and transcendent God was surely his central goal. "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny?" he asked his calculating counterpart. "No sparrow falls to the ground without your Father's consent. You are worth more…!

Editor (2022-12-29). Thousands March in Occupied Territories Demanding Release of Bodies of Palestinians. scheerpost.com Israel has kept the bodies of over a hundred Palestinians who were killed by its forces or died inside its prisons as 'bargaining chips', including that of Palestinian freedom fighter Nasser Abu Hmeid who died last week.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Lula appoints former union bureaucrat as Brazil's new labor minister. wsws.org The metalworkers' union of the critical industrial region of ABC headed by Luiz Marinho was responsible for suppressing workers' struggles against mass layoffs, defending an alliance between capital and labor.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Turkish Defense Minister Praises Breakthrough Meeting With His Syrian Counterpart. southfront.org Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and inellgince chief Hakan Fidan arriving in Moscow before meeting with their Syrian counterparts. Source: the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. | Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has praised the The meeting, which lasted for a…

WSWS (2022-12-29). Abellio London bus drivers strike against below inflation pay award. wsws.org A unified counter-offensive against Abellio across the transport network has been prevented by Unite and the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union.

David Giesen (2022-12-29). Friday 12/23: Environmental Economics for Dummies, featuring The Lorax. indybay.org ZOOM: us05web.zoom.us/j/84595777949?pwd=cEpMVFUxNXRPRUJEVU5OSnhXOXZGdz09

Anonymous669 (2022-12-29). Syrian Air Force L-39 Jet Trainer Crashes In Northern Aleppo, Kills Pilot. southfront.org SyAAF L-39, , Source: luftwaffeas.blogspot.com | On December 29, a L-39 jet trainer of the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) crashed in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The jet fell near the Kuweires Military Aviation Institute, the main training facility of the SyAAF, as a result of a technical failure. The pilot, identified as Lieutenant Colonel Mazen Ismail Ismail, was killed in the crash. He was reportedly one of the institute's prominent instructors. | The SyAAF operated more than…

_____ (2022-12-29). In 2023 the Lazy Analyst Won't Keep Up With Geopolitics. strategic-culture.org By Tom LUONGO | Before I took on my current persona as either a "Putin Stooge," a "shill for the Fed," or a naàØve apologist for neoliberalism, I used to be a chemist specializing in process efficiency and root cause analysis. | While I learned many things during those twenty-plus years, the most startling conclusion I came to was that laziness has a real place in process improvement. | If you really want some industrial or bureaucratic process streamlined, give that job to the guy who most hates having his time wasted. He will invariably find a way to make that 'work' into something he only has to do spar…

Richard Becker (2022-12-29). Undisguised fascists hold balance of power in new Israeli annexationist regime. liberationnews.org Agreement on a new Israeli government — a coalition of extreme right-wingers, religious bigots and | outright fascists — was announced on December 21.

____ (2022-12-29). Outdoor medical service stations set up for COVID patients in Zhejiang. ecns.cn Outdoor fever treatment stations have been set up in Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, to provide one-stop medical services for COVID patients as local hospitals are under great pressure from a large amount of patients.

ProPublica (2022-12-29). A Water War Is Brewing Over the Dwindling Colorado River. juancole.com By Abrahm Lustgarten | (ProPublica) On a crisp day this fall I drove southeast from Grand Junction, Colorado, into the Uncompahgre Valley, a rich basin of row crops and hayfields. A snow line hung like a bowl cut around the upper cliffs of the Grand Mesa, while in the valley some farmers were …

WSWS (2022-12-29). Slave labour systemic in New Zealand's Pacific employment scheme. wsws.org The report by the NZ Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner emphasises that the Seasonal Employer Scheme operates on a system of rampant worker exploitation.

____ (2022-12-29). Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway becomes fully operational. ecns.cn The Zhongwei to Lanzhou section of the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway was completed on Thursday and the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway became fully operational, shortening the travel time from Yinchuan to Lanzhou to about 3 hour.

_____ (2022-12-29). Iran, Syria, Yemen: Twitter's Collaboration With the U.S. Military in Information Warfare. strategic-culture.org

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-12-29). Largest US Fur Farm, Recently Raided by ALF, Closes. indybay.org Ohio: The largest mink farm in the U.S. is closing on Friday. The owner of North America's largest mink farm, located in Van Wert County, Ohio is closing down the business and selling it, according to the farm's operations manager, Eddie Meyer.

SP Editor (2022-12-29). Benjamin Netanyahu and the Final 'Execution of the Palestinian People'. scheerpost.com

Jake Johnson (2022-12-29). Flush with record profits, Exxon sues to block EU windfall tax. nationofchange.org Exxon has also been rewarding its top executives, boosting the annual salary of CEO Darren Woods from $1.70 million to $1.88 million for the coming year.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Reportan nuevos ataques ucranianos contra civiles en Donetsk. telesurtv.net Una persona murió y varias resultaron heridas por el ataque con obuses 155 y al menos 16 proyectiles de lanzacohetes múltiples.

Staff (2022-12-29). El tiempo: Continuarán en ascenso las temperaturas en occidente y centro. cubadebate.cu Estará parcialmente nublado y nublado en ocasiones en zonas de la costa norte del occidente y centro con aislados chubascos. En el resto del país habrá poca nubosidad. Desde el final de la mañana estará parcialmente nublado con aislados chubascos.

Staff (2022-12-29). Archivo CD: Batalla de Santa Clara: La historia del Pelotón Suicida contada por un protagonista (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El 29 de diciembre de 1958 aconteció una de las más importantes acciones de la batalla de Santa Clara: las fuerzas rebeldes, dirigidas por el Comandante Ernesto Guevara, tomaron la Loma del Capiro y descarrilaron el tren blindado. Cubadebate comparte con sus lectores este texto, que narra los acontecimientos de voz de uno de sus protagonistas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Chile reporta 125.339 hectáreas afectadas por incendios forestales. telesurtv.net La región norte y el centro del país son las más afectadas con pronósticos de disminución en la disponibilidad del agua, superior al por ciento.

Staff (2022-12-29). Presidente Díaz-Canel se reúne con senador estadounidense Ron Wyden. cubadebate.cu El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, recibió hoy aquí al senador estadounidense Ron Wyden, con quien dialogó sobre el estado actual de las relaciones bilaterales y el impacto del bloqueo de Washington en la población de la isla.Díaz-Canel ratificó al congresista demócrata por Oregón la voluntad de trabajar de conjunto para mejorar las relaciones bilaterales en beneficio de los pueblos cubano y estadounidense.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-12-29). India presentará su candidatura para Juegos Olímpicos de 2036. telesurtv.net El funcionario expresó que su nación mostrará un plan de tareas ante los miembros de pleno derecho del Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI).

Emir Sader (2022-12-29). Brasil: Pasado y presente. globalizacion.ca El intento de atentado en el aeropuerto de Brasilia que, caso resultara, habría provocado una catástrofe, hace que el final de este largo período desastroso en la historia brasileña sea todavía mas tenso. | El intento de atentado cayó como una…

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Al menos 10 muertos deja un incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento las autoridades han informado de 53 personas rescatadas del hotel y casino Grand Diamond.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Denuncian que Israel ha demolido 851 estructuras palestinas en 2022. telesurtv.net Estas demoliciones provocaron que 966 palestinos hayan sido obligados a desplazarse, afirmó el ente perteneciente a la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU).

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Rusia, Siria y Tàºrkiye sostienen conversaciones en Moscú. telesurtv.net Abordan la crisis siria, las soluciones al problema de los refugiados y cómo hacer frente a la amenaza del terrorismo.

César Zelada (2022-12-29). Dina Boluarte: øPresidenta de la República de Lima? globalizacion.ca La presidenta de facto es débil porque no tiene respaldo popular. Se impone bajo la sangre de las balas militares. | Si somos conscientes en que los 30 jóvenes estudiantes y trabajadores muertos en las provincias de nuestro país, por las…

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidente de Venezuela destaca labor y compromiso de la FANB. telesurtv.net "Desde lo más profundo de mi alma, me siento orgulloso de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana que me toca comandar", subrayó Maduro.

teleSUR, rzr, DRL (2022-12-29). Incendio en túnel deja decenas de víctimas en Corea del Sur. telesurtv.net Los equipos de rescate hallaron cinco víctimas mortales en el interior de uno de los vehículos siniestrados.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Lideresa mapuche critica nuevo proceso constituyente en Chile. telesurtv.net Asegura que no es democrático, no toma en cuenta los derechos de los pueblos originarios y es liderado por la derecha.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Al menos 30 muertos deja un incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento las autoridades han informado de 53 personas rescatadas del hotel y casino Grand Diamond.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo encuentra al nieto 132 en Argentina. telesurtv.net Este nuevo nieto identificado es hijo de Mercedes del Valle Morales, quien fue desaparecida durante la última dictadura militar.

Staff (2022-12-29). Hombres de campo: Finca Las Piedras, la familia Alonso y el proyecto de autoabastecimiento alimentario. cubadebate.cu El trabajo y los resultados productivos de Finca La Piedras la han convertido en un centro de referencia para el municipio de Guanabacoa por lo que han sido beneficiarios del proyecto Hab.A.M.A que se dedica a potenciar el autoabastecimiento alimentario y el desarrollo de iniciativas económicas sostenibles en La Habana.

teleSUR -rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Senado uruguayo sanciona proyecto de reforma jubilatoria. telesurtv.net El proyecto fue presentado por el Ejecutivo de Luis Lacalle Pou y una Comisión de Expertos en Seguridad Social.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Suben a 33 la cifra de fallecidos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Los organismos de rescate señalaron que más 486.000 se han visto afectados por las intensas lluvias en la región sur y este de Filipinas.

Staff (2022-12-29). En las tareas de restauración y construcción: Pulsar y actualizar los números. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, tuvo lugar en la mañana de este miércoles, desde el Palacio de la Revolución, la reunión de chequeo a cómo marcha la recuperación de los territorios afectados por el reciente paso del huracán Ian.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2022-12-29). Capital mexicana activa alerta naranja por frío en 6 alcaldías. telesurtv.net Pronostica temperaturas de 1ºC a 3ºC en las primeras horas del jueves, en seis alcaldías de la capital.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). República Dominicana notifica dos nuevos casos de cólera. telesurtv.net Se trata de dos mujeres, una de 33 y otra de 44 años, que recibieron los servicios médicos oportunos y ya se encuentran en sus hogares.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). El Salvador registra 184 muertos durante temporada decembrina. telesurtv.net Según al Observatorio Nacional de Seguridad Vial, durante el 2022 se han registrado hasta el momento 1.333 personas fallecidas en accidentes.

teleSUR, lvm, SH (2022-12-29). øQué Brasil recibirá Lula da Silva de Jair Bolsonaro. telesurtv.net Durante el mandato de Jair Bolsonaro, Brasil registro un aumento en los niveles de pobreza, desigualdad social, violencia armada y deforestación.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Detectan nuevas cepas derivadas de la variante àìmicron en Uruguay. telesurtv.net El ente de Salud alertó que los cambios de los virus pueden influir en su facilidad de propagación y la gravedad de la enfermedad.

Staff (2022-12-29). Qué trae la prensa cubana, jueves 29 de diciembre de 2022. cubadebate.cu

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Fiscalía salvadoreña detiene a alcaldesa acusada de corrupción. telesurtv.net La alcaldesa ha sido acusada por trabajadores de la Alcaldía que reclaman el pago de salarios atrasados y otras prestaciones.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Policía de Bolivia aprehende al gobernador de Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía de Bolivia explicó que la aprehensión fue en cumplimiento de la orden emitida por la Fiscalía Departamental de La Paz en el caso denominado Golpe de Estado I.

Staff (2022-12-29). Unión Eléctrica no prevé afectaciones al servicio por déficit de generación este jueves. cubadebate.cu Se estima para la hora pico una disponibilidad de 2854 MW y una demanda máxima de 2600 MW, para una reserva de 254 MW, por lo que de mantenerse las condiciones previstas no se pronostican afectaciones al servicio por déficit de capacidad.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Gobernador boliviano se acoge a su derecho al silencio en el caso Golpe de Estado I. telesurtv.net Desde la Fiscalía General de Bolivia no han indicado la fecha de la audiencia donde Camacho conocerá si se podrá defender en libertad o desde la cárcel.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). STF de Brasil suspende porte de armas en Distrito Federal. telesurtv.net La medida tendrá vigencia durante las ceremonias que serán realizadas el día siguiente, lunes dos de enero, como parte del inicio de la nueva presidencia.

Staff (2022-12-29). Lección democrática de fin de año de la policía española. cubadebate.cu Un testigo filmó en Jerez de la Frontera como un policía golpea en la cara a una persona tras pedirle el número de placa. øLección de fin de año?

Staff (2022-12-29). Consejo de Ministros abordó temas estratégicos para la vida económica y social del país en su última sesión del año (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El jefe de Estado cubano hizo un llamado a actualizar la preparación de los cuadros y reservas del Estado y del Gobierno considerando los retos que tienen ante sí quienes son responsables de dirigir los territorios, los municipios y los sistemas empresariales.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Panamá acumula 79 casos de mpox. telesurtv.net El departamento de Epidemiología informa que del total de casos reportados, nueve se mantienen activos.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidentes de Cuba y Rusia abordan temas de cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos líderes expresaron su disposición de implementar consecuentemente los acuerdos alcanzados durante la visita de Díaz-Canel a Moscú en noviembre pasado.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Presidente Díaz-Canel agradece a López Obrador su solidaridad. telesurtv.net El mandatario mexicano visitó la isla en mayo último, en donde recibió la Orden José Martí, la más alta del Estado cubano.

Immigrant Children Are Innocent (2022-12-29). Mayor of El Paso refusing to let undocumented immigrant children in Convention cot shelter. indybay.org When an adult parent is put in prison, the jailers don't throw the children in prison with their parent. The authorities put the children into foster care. In Texas, where the Mayor is refusing entry to the Convention center cot shelter for migrants, he is leaving out in the cold migrants with no immigration papers, he is leaving their babies and small children out in the cold with the parents. That is wrong. The children should immediately be put into foster care, not punished for illegal immigration by being left out in the freezing cold with their parents. The children did not chose to break any immigration la…

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Trabajadores ferroviarios realizan huelga en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Declaran los trabajadores, que si no se toman en cuenta sus pronunciamientos en 2023, continuarán desarrollando las huelgas.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kupyansk; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Terny; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army a…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Up to 170 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 ar…

Anonymous765 (2022-12-28). Donbass Front Lines Evolution In 2022. southfront.org |

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). In Video 18+: Night Hunt On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org

Global Research News (2022-12-28). Selected Articles: CIA's Deadly "Strategy of Tension" to Destroy Russia. globalresearch.ca By During the Cold War, the CIA worked closely with the neo-Nazis in Ukraine and emigre groups. Project AERODYNAMIC (formerly CARTEL, ANDROGEN, AECARTHAGE, between 1949 and …

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-12-28). Seeking relief from oppression, Peruvians resist Castillo removal…and wait. peoplesworld.org "Pedro Castillo emerged from that deep, excluded, and marginalized Peru that has been the primordial object of nefarious consequences of treason by the elites," according to an observer. Castillo was the first progressive candidate ever to win a presidential election in Peru. After harassing him for months, Peru's right-wing-dominated unicameral Congress recently ordered Castillo's removal …

WSWS (2022-12-28). US-backed coup regime in Peru extends emergency rule and military repression. wsws.org Defying the repression and despite Congress's approval of a bill promising to new elections in April 2024, demonstrations have continued in Lima, Cusco and across southern Peru against the December 7 coup and demanding the resignation of Boluarte.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Peruvian Court Evaluates Pedro Castillo's Preventive Detention. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Supreme Court's Criminal Chamber analyzes the appeal filed by Peru's Former President Pedro Castillo against a judicial decision whereby he is subjected to 18 months of pretrial detention. If the Chamber's decision is favorable, his pretrial detention could be replaced by a detention under the modality of "appearance with restrictions." | RELATED: | On Dec. 15, Supreme Judge Juan Checkley ordered preventive detention agai…

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-28). Peruanos reiniciarán el 4 de enero protestas contra Congreso. telesurtv.net Los dirigentes populares también decidieron preparar una marcha hacia Lima, la capital del país suramericano.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Bolivia Keeps Bus Departures to Peru Suspended. telesurenglish.net The La Paz Bus Terminal ratified on Wednesday the suspension of departures to Peru due to the blockades that persist in that nation. | RELATED: | The director of the Bus Terminal, Américo Gemio said, "There are no departures, unfortunately the tourists are stranded here in La Paz, they will surely return to their places of origin because they will not be able to make the trip to Cuzco and Puno, but well we are going to give them the service they require.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Bolivia: Police Arrest Santa Cruz Governor. telesurenglish.net The Minister of Government, Eduardo del Castillo, announced on Wednesday the execution of the arrest warrant issued by the Departmental Prosecutor's Office of La Paz against the governor of Santa Cruz. | RELATED: | Castillo said through his official Twitter account: "We inform the Bolivian people that the Bolivian Police complied with the arrest warrant against Mr. Luis Fernando Camacho." | The charges against the…

_____ (2022-12-28). US Patriot Missiles in Ukraine: A Desperate & Dangerous Escalation. journal-neo.org US appears to be in the process of transferring its Patriot air defense missile system to Ukraine. CNN in its article, "Exclusive: US finalizing plans to send Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine," claims the US will approve and then quickly ship the system or systems into Ukraine in just days after the decision is …

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Kremlin Says Ukraine Peace Plan Must Include Annexed Regions Joining Russia. news.antiwar.com Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday said that any "peace plan" for the war in Ukraine must involve the territories Russia has annexed joining the Russian Federation. "There can be no peace plan for Ukraine that does not take into account today's realities regarding Russian territory, with the entry of four regions into Russia. Plans …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Ukraine: Counter Artillery War — Financial Disaster. libya360.wordpress.com Moon of Alabama Since the mid of the year it has become clear that the war in Ukraine is one that is mainly fought by artillery. Ukraine was clearly the underdog in that fight as the Russian forces fired eight times the amount of artillery munitions the Ukraine could make available. The U.S. and some European dependents…

Editor (2022-12-28). Patrick Lawrence: A War of Rhetoric & Reality. scheerpost.com Washington put us all on notice when Zelensky got to town: It has no intention of seeking a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and every intention of recommitting indefinitely to its ideological war.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Putin is Ringing the Death Knell for NATO. libya360.wordpress.com Olga Lebedeva Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden, separately from each other, delivered keynote speeches in which they spoke, in fact, about the same thing — the Ukrainian crisis. The leaders of the two countries made their positions very clear. We would like to refer to the opinion of an…

infobrics (2022-12-28). Leader of important American mercenary group criticizes Ukraine. infobrics.org Former Navy officer, Mozart Group's head Andrew Milburn says Ukraine is run by "f****d people", contradicting his previous statements about the country.

F. William Engdahl (2022-12-28). Whose Grain Is Being Shipped from Ukraine? America's GMO Agribusiness Giants to Take Control of Ukraine Farmland. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Warns Against US Plans for "Decapitation Strike" libya360.wordpress.com Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's year-end interview with TASS news agency, December 27, 2022 Question: The launch of the special military operation in Ukraine and ensuing developments, including an unprecedented deterioration of our relations with the West, was the main event of the outgoing year. Do you think the conflict in Ukraine can last a long time,…

Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (2022-12-28). U.S.-Trained Afghan Soldiers Angry Over Their Plight Are Ready To Join Russia's War Against Ukraine. juancole.com By Michael Scollon ( RFE/RL ) Lost status and a desperate existence in Iran are driving thousands of former Afghan troops — many of them elite commandos trained by the United States — to consider fighting as mercenaries in Ukraine and other battlefields. Many ex-Afghan security personnel accuse the United States of abandoning them …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). West Uses Ukraine to Launch Cyberwar Against Russia: Deputy FM. telesurenglish.net In an interview published on Wednesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said that the West has been using Ukraine as a launchpad to carry out cyberattacks against Russia and test new cyber warfare technologies. | RELATED: | He said that a vast majority of cyberattacks against Russia were launched from territories of the European Union, NATO member states, as well as Ukraine. | "This country (Ukrai…

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-12-28). The Ukraine crisis is a classic 'security dilemma'. nationofchange.org Looking at the conflict and its underlying causes may help to suggest a path to a mutually-acceptable diplomatic solution.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). US Patriot Missiles in Ukraine: A Desperate & Dangerous Escalation. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic US appears to be in the process of transferring its Patriot air defense missile system to Ukraine. CNN in its article, "Exclusive: US finalizing plans to send Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine," claims the US will approve and then quickly ship the system or systems into Ukraine in just days after the decision…

Dr. Chandra Muzaffar (2022-12-28). Looking Back on 2022: Ukraine and the Rest of the Story. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-28). Zelensky Appoints Sexologist Pyramid Schemer as Ambassador to Bulgaria. strategic-culture.org While Zelensky hypnotizes Western governments into forking over vast sums to finance his war effort, he has appointed a literal hypnotist (and part-time sexologist multi-level marketer) to a high-level diplomatic position. | By Alexander RUBINSTEIN | High end jewelry, hypnotism and multi-level marketing are not qualifications typically associated with international diplomacy. But these skills are featured prominently on the resumé of Ukraine's new ambassador to Bulgaria, Olesya Ilashchuk. | Since her December 23

Staff (2022-12-28). EU, Britain to train 15,000 Ukrainian "warfighters" in Lithuania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostDecember 28, 2022 Lithuania, EU, UK Team Up to Train More Ukrainian Soldiers in 2023 The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has confirmed it will provide additional military training for Ukrainian troops… Approved by parliament, the aid will hone the skills of nearly 1, 0 Ukrainian soldiers. Around 1,100 personnel will receive training in Lithuania. As …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). 2022 Leaves Europe in Grip of Energy Crisis. telesurenglish.net Europe has been severely impacted by the sanctions it imposed on Russia after the outbreak of its conflict with Ukraine, leading to the ongoing energy crisis, complete with gas shortages and high energy prices. It is widely expected to last for some time. | RELATED: | Thousands of families across Europe are struggling to save enough money to pay their energy bills or facing the "eat or heat" dilemma. Businesses are t…

_____ (2022-12-28). After Zelensky's Washington Trip, Ukraine Launches Another Attack Inside Russia. strategic-culture.org By Andre DAMON | On Monday, Ukraine killed three Russian soldiers in a drone attack on Engels airbase near Saratov, hundreds of miles from the border with Ukraine, following the return of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from Washington. | Last week, Zelensky addressed the US Congress in person, urging the United States, which finances and directs Ukraine's war effort, to support his military forces until the achievement of "absolute victory." | On Friday, the day after Zelensky spoke, US President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which increases the level of US military spend…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Lavrov Says Pentagon Threatening 'Decapitation Strike' Against Putin. news.antiwar.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said that statements made to the media by anonymous Pentagon officials amount to threats against Russian President Vladimir Putin's life. "There are some 'anonymous officials' from the Pentagon who have actually enunciated threats to deliver a 'decapitating strike' on the Kremlin, which is in fact an assassination threat …

WSWS (2022-12-28). Germany's Left Party's "Peace Plan": NATO warmongering in pseudo-pacifist garb. wsws.org The Left Party is endeavouring to conceal its own support for the imperialist war offensive against Russia and thus to absorb and divert the growing anti-war mood among the population into safe channels.

oneworld.press (2022-12-28). Indian Media Is Right: The Modi-Zelensky Call Signifies Their Country's Rising Stature. oneworld.press Zelensky understands the importance of at least making superficial outreaches to India to help mediate peace with Russia despite Kiev having no sincere intention to do so since the international community can no longer ignore this South Asian state's newfound status as a globally significant Great Power.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Russian, Syrian, Turkish MD's Discuss Syrian Crisis in Moscow. telesurenglish.net The defense ministers of Russia, Syria and Tàºrkiye discussed the situation in Syria during talks held in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. | RELATED: | Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Syrian Defense Minister Ali Mahmoud Abbas and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar discussed solutions to the Syrian crisis, the issue of refugees, and collective efforts aimed at combatt…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Turkey, Syria Defense Ministers Hold First Meeting Since 2011. news.antiwar.com The defense ministers of Syria, Turkey, and Russia held talks in Moscow on Wednesday in a sign of thawing relations between Ankara and Damascus. The conversation between Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Syrian counterpart, Ali Mahmoud Abbas, is believed to be the first meeting of the two nation's defense ministers since 2011. Russia's …

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Turkish, Syrian Defense Ministers Held Breakthrough Meeting In Russia. southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | The defense ministers of Turkey and Syria have held direct talks for the first time in more than decade in Moscow as a part of a meeting that was also attended by the Russian defense minister. | In a statement released on December 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense said that the breakthrough trilateral talks have ended."Trilate…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Syria On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On December 28, Turkish artillery shelled SAA positions near Ain al-Arab; | On December 28, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kafr Nuran; | On December 28, an SAA officer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on the outskirts of the town of Mahajjah; | On December 28, a former SAA officer was shot dead by…

infobrics (2022-12-28). 'Despite Uncertainties, Our Relations Remain Robust': Russian Deputy Chief of Mission on India Ties. infobrics.org While implementing the Indian phase of the Regional public organisation 'BRICS: World of Traditions', in New Delhi, the Russian Deputy Chief of Mission called this project 'important' saying that it will take the relationship forward…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Putin Bans All Oil Sales To 'Price Cap' States. southfront.org The move is in response to a Western coalition price-limit on Russia's seaborne oil exports | Written by President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on retaliatory measures to the West's price cap on Russian oil exports. The ratification on Tuesday is in response to the punitive measure taken by the EU, G7 countries, and Australia, which came into effect earlier this month…

infobrics (2022-12-28). China Is Set to Become Russia's Main Gas Importer to Replace EU. infobrics.org China to boost gas imports from Russia by B cubic meters through construction of Power of Siberia 2 pipeline, which is expected to be operational by 2030…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-12-28). You should thank this Russian Naval Officer that you and your loved ones are alive today. mronline.org Let's hope there are more Vasily Arkhipovs out there today—we need them now more than ever.

infobrics (2022-12-28). Dangers of Pentagon's 'decapitation strike' against Russia. infobrics.org Given how heavily armed the global powers are, calls for decapitation strikes or assassinations of any of their leaders are extremely dangerous. However, such statements aren't coming from Moscow or Beijing, as they are aware of the irreversible consequences of such actions.

Staff (2022-12-28). Headlines for December 28, 2022. democracynow.org SCOTUS Keeps Title 42 in Place for Now, Forcing Thousands to Remain Stranded at U.S.-Mexico Border, Winter Storm Death Toll Tops 31 in Buffalo as Southwest Airlines Chaos Upends Travel Across U.S., Transcripts from Jan. 6 Probe Detail Mark Meadows Burning Documents, Trump Weighing "Blanket Pardons", Russia Bans Oil Exports to Countries Observing Price Cap as German Activists Protest Coal Revival, Russian Business Magnate Dies After Falling from Window of Indian Hotel, Kosovo Closes Largest Border Crossing as Tensions with Serbia Mount, 185 Rohingya Refugees Arrive in Indonesia After Being Adrift at Se…

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-28). Russia and Africa: Who Is Courting Whom? globalresearch.ca

Philip Giraldi (2022-12-28). Zelensky's "Surprise" Visit. Lock Up the White House Silverware! globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2022-12-28). Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to Reach 6,000 MW Capacity by 2027. infobrics.org Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy Dr Jitendra Singh stated in the Rajya Sabha that the remaining four units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will be completed by 2027…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Cognitive Warfare: NATO Is Planning A War For People's Minds. southfront.org | Written by Since 2020, NATO has pursued plans for psychological warfare that must stand on an equal footing with the military alliance's five previous areas of operation (land, water, air, space, cyberspace). It is the battleground of public opinion. NATO documents speak of "cognitive warfare", i.e.: mental warfare. How concrete is the project, what steps have been taken so far, and…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). UN Appoints New Coordinator for Black Sea Grain Initiative. telesurenglish.net

Staff (2022-12-28). Germany assumes command of NATO's 12,000-troop strike force. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATODecember 28, 2022 Germany takes the lead for NATO's high readiness force On Sunday (1 January 2023), Germany takes the lead of NATO's highest-readiness military force, placing thousands of troops on standby and ready to deploy within days. NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) was created in 2014 at the core of a …

Staff (2022-12-28). Albania, West spurring on Kosovo bloodbath: Serbian foreign minister. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tanjug News AgencyDecember 28, 2022 Dacic: Albanian FM spurring Kurti to further provocations Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Tuesday evening his Albanian counterpart Olta Xhacka had expressed support for Albin Kurti's criminal regime, brutally accusing Serbia of sabre-rattling. "She has not uttered a word to warn Kurti that he has an international obligation to …

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Rusia rechaza acusaciones sobre injerencia en Kosovo, Serbia. telesurtv.net Moscú sigue con atención la situación en torno a Kosovo, donde los bloqueos de carreteras se incrementaron estos días.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Serbia pone a sus soldados en alerta por tensiones en Kosovo. telesurtv.net En el norte de Kosovo se levantaron nuevas barricadas, una en Severna Mitrovica y otra en Zveƒçan dijo la policía kosovar.

Andrew Korybko (2022-12-28). The Five Ways That the US Successfully Reasserted Its Hegemony Over Europe in 2022. globalresearch.ca

Ben Norton (2022-12-28). El plan de América Latina para desafiar al dólar con una nueva moneda y una 'arquitectura financiera regional'. globalizacion.ca El dólar estadounidense se utiliza en la mayor parte del comercio internacional, y su condición de moneda de reserva global otorga a Estados Unidos un " privilegio exorbitante " que sustenta su dominio geopolítico y económico. Sin embargo, la oposición…

Lee Camp (2022-12-28). The Rise of The Multipolar World, with Economist Richard Wolff. mintpressnews.com Academic powerhouse and well-known economist Richard Wolff, joins the "Most Censored News'" Lee Camp to discuss the current decline of the US economy and the rise of a new, more balanced, mutlipolar world.

Robert S. Becker (2022-12-28). Hard to imagine 2023 with the same irreplaceable, mind-bending blessings as 2022. nationofchange.org Whatever its unvarnished horror, 2022 looks to go down as marking baby steps in the right direction.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Iran Says Window Still Open for Nuclear Deal Talks as US Prepares New Sanctions. news.antiwar.com Iran said Wednesday that it's still open to talks to revive the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, but such negotiations are unlikely as the US says it is preparing more sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the window for reviving the JCPOA is still open but warned it …

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-12-28). Nuclear Bomb Connection in United States Fusion Breakthrough. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-28). Indigenous Elders Evicted And Banished From Colony Without Trial. popularresistance.org Winnemucca Indian Colony, Paiute and Shoshone lands, Nevada – The Winnemucca Indian Colony is an Indian Colony created by the 1916 executive order of Woodrow Wilson and an act of 1928 Congress for homeless Paiute and Shoshone Indians to live and work nearby the developing railroad and town in far northwest Nevada. While the history of the Colony is complex, it is undisputed that Residents engaged in self-governance of their homelands until the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and others asserted involvement in the group's affairs. The community has suffered from years of litigious disputes, harassment, and violence…

_____ (2022-12-28). About One-Third Of The Food Americans Buy Is Wasted. popularresistance.org You saw it at Thanksgiving, and you'll likely see it at your next holiday feast: piles of unwanted food — unfinished second helpings, underwhelming kitchen experiments and the like — all dressed up with no place to go, except the back of the refrigerator. With luck, hungry relatives will discover some of it before the inevitable green mold renders it inedible. | U.S. consumers waste a lot of food year-round — about one-third of all purchased food. That's equivalent to 1,250 calories per person per day, or US$1,500 worth of groceries for a four-person household each year, an estimate that doesn't…

_____ (2022-12-28). A Window Into Louisiana's Continued Embrace Of The Fossil Fuel Industry. popularresistance.org Louisiana – I live in South Louisiana on the front lines of the climate crisis and cover the fossil fuel industry and impacts related to the warming planet, so facing gaslighting is a regular occurrence for me. | So it resonated with me that Merriam-Webster dictionary chose "gaslighting" as the word of the year. This year saw a 1,740 percent increase in lookups for gaslighting, according to a post by the dictionary company, which defines gaslighting as "the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one's own advantage." I would add to that, that gaslighting is a driver of disorientation and mis…

_____ (2022-12-28). Dakota Men, Women And Youth Ride To Honor 38+2 Executed Warriors. popularresistance.org Dakota men, women and youth rode into Mankato, Minnesota, on horseback on Dec. 26 to honor Dakota warriors hanged by President Abraham Lincoln on that day in 1862, in the largest mass execution in U.S. history. | The Dakota 38+2 Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Yankapi — the 17-day Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk — honors the 38 warriors hanged in Mankato, as well as two additional men who were kidnapped from Canada three years later, brought back to the U.S. and then executed. | This year about 100 riders rode from their homes throughout South Dakota and elsewhere to gather at Sisseton, South Dakota, and began…

_____ (2022-12-28). Cooperatives Are Key To Climate Action. popularresistance.org What successful cooperatives and climate initiatives have in common comes down to how closely aligned they are with the needs and capacities of the people they most directly impact. Initiatives that take place at the community, town, city, and regional level, even if not coordinated or controlled by an overarching organization, scale up to make large impacts. Co-ops, as democratically run organizations, can design appropriate and achievable steps that are sustainable for their members, even if they would not be attractive for traditional profit-driven investors. | A good example is the People Power Cooperat…

_____ (2022-12-28). Brazil Gets Ready For Lula ¥s Return. popularresistance.org January 1 will be a long-awaited day for Brazil's progressive movement. On that day, Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva, once and future president, will officially replace the nefarious Latin American Trump, Jair Bolsonaro. With only a few days ahead, the country is already beginning to prepare for this historic day. | Hundreds of thousands are expected to gather in the capital, Brasilia, to see the lion of the Latin American left sworn in. The event will take place to the rhythm of samba, the voices of renowned singers, including Pabllo Vittar — Brazil's most famous drag queen and a favorite target of the defeated…

_____ (2022-12-28). Fighting The 'Psyopcracy'. popularresistance.org Cathy Vogan, the executive producer of Consortium News' webcast CN Live!, recently coined a new term to describe rule by psyops, or psychological operations: psyopcracy. According to Wikipedia: | Psychological operations (PSYOP) are operations to convey selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals. | The purpose of United States psychological operations is to induce or reinforce behavior perceived to be favorable to U.S. objectives. | William Casey, C.I.A. director…

_____ (2022-12-28). If Capitalism Is To Be Fought, It Has To Be Fought In The DRC. popularresistance.org On Friday, December 23, the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially handed over its positions in Kibumba, in North Kivu province, to the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF), citing the recommendations of the summit held in Luanda, Angola, in November. However, days after M23 announced its withdrawal from its seized positions in Kibumba, displaced communities have still not been able to return amid reports that rebel fighters are still present in the area. | Meanwhile, fighting between M23, Congolese troops (FARDC), and an anti-M23 'self-defense' militia continued on Monday,…

Staff (2022-12-28). RT applauds Turkey's cross-border war of extermination against Kurds. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com RTDecember 28, 2022 Tàºrkiye claims success against Kurdish fighters Turkish forces "neutralized" three members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday…. *** The tweet included a video of a Turkish Bayraktar attack drone releasing a bomb….Tàºrkiye uses the term 'neutralized' regardless of whether the fighters were killed or …

____ (2022-12-28). Glaunber salt 'blooms' on salt lake in Shanxi. ecns.cn Aerial view of large area of glauber salt has formed on a pink salt lake due to the low temperatures in Yuncheng City, north China's Shanxi Province.

Gabriel Honrada (2022-12-28). India's Rocket Force Takes Off with China in Its Sights. asia-pacificresearch.com

____ (2022-12-27). China issues trial measures for supervisory rating of foreign banks' branches. ecns.cn The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission on Tuesday released trial measures for the comprehensive regulatory rating of foreign bank branches.

____ (2022-12-28). Tibet's major PV power generation project goes into operation. ecns.cn A 120,000-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) power generation project has recently connected to the grid and started generating electricity in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

____ (2022-12-28). China releases new measures to prepare for risks from downgrading move. ecns.cn Newly released measures include the expansion of medical resources and setting up a daily base mobilization mechanism to treat severe cases promptly, as well as conducting epidemic monitoring among key populations, key venues and viral mutation trends.

____ (2022-12-28). China leads in 4 frontier scientific areas. ecns.cn China leads the world in four out of 11 frontier areas of academic research, with major improvements to clinical medicine, astronomy and astrophysics in the past five years.

____ (2022-12-28). China's blue-collar workers aged over 40 account for nearly half of the total: report. ecns.cn China's blue-collar workers aged over 40 account for nearly half of the total blue collar population, according to a report published by the country's Research Center of New Form Employment on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-28). Exporters target global events for edge, growth. ecns.cn China's facilitation of its companies' participation in overseas exhibitions will quicken, encouraging them to enlarge their presence in developing and emerging markets.

____ (2022-12-28). RCEP certificates help cut $9 million in tariffs on Chinese goods. ecns.cn China issued 4.89 million certificates of origin, commercial certificates and other certificates in connection with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership from January to November in 2022.

____ (2022-12-28). Envoy expounds on how China sees the world. ecns.cn Looking at the world as a community with a shared future naturally leads to a path of reform, opening up and win-win cooperation, as well as peaceful development, Beijing's top envoy in Washington wrote in an op-ed published on Monday.

____ (2022-12-28). Amazon ups efforts to cash in on China's cross-border e-commerce. ecns.cn U.S. tech company Amazon is ramping up efforts to help Chinese merchants sell high-quality and innovative products to the world by improving its logistics and supply chain services.

____ (2022-12-28). What experts say about China's shift in COVID response policies. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-27). China to resume passport, visa issuance from Jan. 8, 2023. ecns.cn China will optimize immigration administration policies and measures starting from Jan. 8, 2023 in compliance with the country's downgraded COVID-19 response measures.

____ (2022-12-28). Institute to keep monitoring key locations, viral mutations. ecns.cn China will change the way it monitors and publishes COVID-19 data as the management of the virus will be downgraded to Class B from Jan 8, which means it is considered less severe.

____ (2022-12-28). China releases details of COVID-19 management shift. ecns.cn China has announced that it will be downgrading its management of COVID-19 as of Jan. 8, treating it as a Class B infection, rather than a more serious Class A infection.

____ (2022-12-28). China to cancel nucleic acid testing and health code checking during Spring Festival travel rush. ecns.cn China will no longer check nucleic acid testing result, health code, and body temperature, or conduct nucleic acid testing for arrivals during the 2023 Spring Festival travel rush, said a document released by the Ministry of Transport on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-12-28). China es la segunda economía más grande con un peso del 20,5% en el PIB global. cubadebate.cu EEUU sigue siendo la economía más grande, con un peso del 26,6% del PIB global. China sigue recortando distancias a un paso acelerado y alcanza el 20,5%, afianzando aún más su posición como la segunda economía más grande, alejándose de la zona del euro (16,8%), que ocupa el tercer lugar. China superó a la zona del euro en 2019, pero desde entonces no ha dejado de ampliar la brecha.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). China pone fin a cuarentena para llegadas de extranjeros. telesurtv.net La Comisión Nacional de Sanidad de China anunció que retirará el próximo 8 de enero la exigencia de cuarentenas a la entrada al país.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). Armadas de China y Rusia concluyen ejercicios militares. telesurtv.net El objetivo principal del ejercicio fue fortalecer la cooperación naval entre Rusa y China y mantener la paz y la estabilidad en la región de Asia y el Pacífico.

WSWS (2022-12-28). The Crown Season 5: Exhausting itself in defence of the monarchy. wsws.org One need not be sympathetic to the milieu—hostility is natural and appropriate—to feel that these people are also its victims. The point, however, is what Morgan makes of that and why.

Brian E. Roe (2022-12-28). About one-third of the food Americans buy is wasted, hurting the climate and consumers' wallets. nationofchange.org And when food goes bad, the land, labor, water, chemicals and energy that went into producing, processing, transporting, storing and preparing it are wasted too.

WSWS (2022-12-28). Suncor celebrated as one of Canada's "top employers" despite monstrous record of worker injury and death. wsws.org Just days before Mediacorp's corporate feel-good list hit the pages of the Globe and Mail, an explosion at Suncor's Tamarack gas field in northern Alberta killed two workers.

Steve Watson (2022-12-28). Video: Bill Gates Calls for "Aggressive" Carbon Taxes to "Accelerate" Fourth Industrial Revolution. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-28). UN Security Council reiterates call for women's equal participation in Afghanistan. ecns.cn The UN Security Council on Tuesday reiterated its call for full participation of women and girls in Afghan society, expressing concern about the Taliban's ban on women studying and working.

Night Owls (2022-12-28). Night Owls #3: Autumn Offensive. itsgoingdown.org Download pamphlet: Print Tabloid [For a Risograph] Download action posters: Print Tabloid Diversity of tactics is a concept that has been used to break the hegemony of non-violence in social movements. The term can be understood as a shared principle that advocates respect and solidarity across different approaches with the aim of breaking…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Holiday driving safety tips. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be a hazard on the highway. If you're getting behind the wheel, one Mayo Clinic expert has some tips to keep you and your family safe on the road. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/psGh9P5iKW8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Get to the point: Proper disposal of sharps. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org "Sharps" is the term used to describe any device with a sharp point or edge that could cut your skin. This includes needles, syringes, infusion sets, lancets (sometimes called "fingersticks") and auto-injectors, like EpiPens. There are many reasons why you may have sharps in your home. They are used to manage many different health conditions, including allergies, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, infertility, blood clotting disorders and psoriasis. It's important to correctly dispose of sharps to…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Local Fighters In Syria's Daraa Killed Another ISIS Leader. southfront.org Local fighters in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa have reportedly eliminated yet another senior commander of ISIS. | The terrorist, identified as Abu Louay al-Qalamouni, was reportedly traveling on a motorcycle with another man near the town of Tal Shihab in the western Daraa countryside on December 25 when he was surprised by a checkpoint manned by local fighters. | While al-Qalamouni was attempting to turn back he was shot by the fighters who found his movements suspicious. The t…

Jonathan Cook (2022-12-28). How Netanyahu handed Ben-Gvir the gun to start an annexation war. mronline.org Jewish Power now has dozens of ways to inflame Palestinians into all-out confrontation. A third intifada has never felt closer.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Snowblower safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter is here, and if you live in a region with a lot of snow, investing in a snowblower can save you a lot of time and energy on those mornings when you have to clear the driveway to get to work or school. But Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic hand and wrist surgeon, says those snowblowers can be more dangerous than you think. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/xC1uzCewqbo Journalists: Broadcast-quality video…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Self-care steps can keep your heart healthy during the holidays. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have read that heart attacks are more common around the holidays. Why does that happen? Is there anything I can do to lower my risk? I currently take blood pressure medication, and heart disease runs in my family. ANSWER: Heart attacks, along with heart problems in general, are more common around the holidays. Various factors can play into this, including stress, travel, disrupted schedules, changes in diet and even environmental factors. Fortunately, many…

Richard Gale (2022-12-28). It Is Time to Dissolve the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Know the signs of strep throat in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Image courtesy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strep infections may be on the rise in the U.S., as they have been in the U.K., so it's important to know the signs and symptoms, especially in children. "Group A streptococcal disease is a group of conditions caused by a bacteria called 'group A strep,'" says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "The one that people are probably most familiar with is strep…

____ (2022-12-28). Hong Kong to end COVID tests for arrivals, vaccine pass scheme from Thursday. ecns.cn Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will lift the nucleic acid testing for arrivals and the vaccine pass scheme starting from Thursday, Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu announced on Wednesday.

Editor (2022-12-28). "An Absolute F**cking Disgrace": Record 6,036 US Kids Killed, Injured by Gunfire in 2022. scheerpost.com As of Tuesday, 306 children under age 12 were killed by guns and another 668 were injured nationwide. For those ages 12-17, 1,328 were killed and 3,734 were injured.

WSWS (2022-12-28). Interview with Kentucky-based wildland firefighter: "They would work us off the clock a lot… all unpaid" wsws.org Despite being one of the most dangerous professions, firefighters are forced to endure inadequate pay, brutal work schedules, and other issues, while witnessing firsthand the impact of climate change on the environment.

____ (2022-12-28). Stunning landscape of partially frozen Niagara Falls. ecns.cn Niagara Falls, which has partially frozen due to extreme cold weather, offers visitors a breathtaking landscape in U.S., Dec. 27, 2022.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Tips to help a frozen shoulder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity, including sleep, difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

WSWS (2022-12-28). Up to 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in Australia this year. wsws.org Even by the understated official figures, Australia's annual COVID fatalities increased 11-fold in 2022 compared to last year as a direct result of the adoption of a homicidal "let it rip" program.

Steve Watson (2022-12-28). Bill Gates Granted Authority to Buy 2100 More Acres of North Dakota Farmland. globalresearch.ca

Mobilization for Reproductive Justice (2022-12-28). Saturday 1/21: Counter Protest the Catholic Led "Walk for Life" indybay.org Gather at the Philip Burton Federal Courthouse, 4 Golden Gate Ave to rally. Then march together the short distance to Civic Center where the Walk for Life West Coast will hold its annual rally. Our counter protest will be there.

____ (2022-12-28). A Very Interesting List To Ponder. smoothiex12.blogspot.com

WSWS (2022-12-28). "The problem is not 'apathy,' it's the UAW bureaucracy": GM Flint Rank-and-File Committee denounces voter suppression in UAW elections. wsws.org The GM Rank-and-File Committee recently issued a statement responding to the claims by UAW officials that low turnout in the union's national elections was due to "apathy."

Staff (2022-12-28). Obama's Central African War: 12 years later. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostDecember 23, 2022 South Sudan to Send 7 Troops to DR Congo to Fight Rebels Also see: Obama sends military advisers to central Africa South Sudan will send 7 soldiers to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo soon to join a regional force fighting a rebel offensive, a military spokesman said Wednesday. Fierce fighting …

Editor (2022-12-28). The First Big Strike of 2023 May Happen Behind Prison Walls. scheerpost.com

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Bolsonaro Might Leave for the US Before Lula's Inauguration. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, a publication in the Brazilian Official Gazette gave the first indications that President Jair Bolsonaro might be planning to travel to the United States to avoid Lula da Silva's inauguration ceremony on Sunday, January 1, 2023. | RELATED: | For days, Brazilian public opinion has been conjecturing about what the far-right politician will do. Bolsonaro has remained completely silent and practically isolated s…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). I've been diagnosed with prediabetes. What does that mean? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar levels are not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes, but are high enough to indicate a need for change. A normal fasting blood sugar level is below 100; whereas, the level of a person with prediabetes is between 100 and 126. Once levels have surpassed 126, it's classified as Type 2 diabetes. This indicates that the body resists insulin or doesn't produce enough of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Holiday safety. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm hosting my extended family over the holidays for the first time in many years. My great-nephew is 2 years old and will be the youngest person in attendance. I do not have any children, so I am not used to having a toddler around. What should I do safety-wise to prepare for his arrival? ANSWER: It's wonderful that you can host your family gathering this holiday season and welcome young and old into…

WSWS (2022-12-28). UK: "Left antisemitism" campaign downplays far-right danger to promote crackdown on anti-Zionism. wsws.org The International Holocaust Remembrance Association definition of antisemitism to be enforced in schools, universities and all public bodies paints political anti-Zionism and opposition to the Israeli state's persecution of the Palestinians as anti-Jewish hatred.

____ (2022-12-28). U.S. Supreme Court orders asylum-limiting measure remain in place. ecns.cn The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered an asylum-limiting measure to remain in place, blocking thousands of migrants from crossing the border.

____ (2022-12-28). Draft revision to wildlife law reviewed. ecns.cn Highlighting the importance of curbing the presence of invasive species, a recent draft amendment to the Wildlife Protection Law states that wild animal species introduced from overseas must not be illegally released or abandoned.

_____ (2022-12-28). Will there be reconciliation between Iran and Saudi Arabia? journal-neo.org The relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia is now the focus of attention not only by their immediate neighbors, as the stability of the Middle East and the situation in their rival countries, such as Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, depends on the development of this relationship. According to anecdotal evidence leaked to the …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Fernandez-Kirchner Denounces Proscription Campaign Against Her. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner assured that her decision not to run as a candidate in the 2023 presidential elections is the consequence of a campaign perpetrated by elites to politically outlaw her and Peronism. | RELATED: | "It is neither resignation nor self-exclusion. It is proscription", she said during the inauguration of the Diego Armando Maradona Sports Center in Avellaneda. | "Th…

Chris Walker (2022-12-28). White House Condemns Abbott for Bussing Migrants to DC in Freezing Temperatures. truthout.org The Biden administration has condemned Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott for transporting migrants from his state to the Washington, D.C. residence of Vice President Kamala Harris on Christmas Eve, when temperatures in the city were well below freezing. Abbott's administration had not coordinated with any organization or government entity before bussing the migrants, and had not developed any plan… |

Juan Cole (2022-12-28). 2022: Biden Policies Announce the End of the Beginning in Fight against CO2 Emissions. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) In the midst of World War II, on November 10, 1942, Winston Churchill said of the war,: "Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." The year 2022 was disappointing for the stated American …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Ehud Barak And The End Of Reality. The Toka Syndrome. southfront.org | Written by Piero Messina | There is no longer any border between reality and fiction. There is no longer any border between state terrorism and finance. Now we know that reality can be changed. Wars, attacks, the life of each of us can be controlled and changed by those in power. The dream of a despotic and dystopian world in the hands of governments, of those in power, thanks to Toka, an Israeli start-up that operates in the world of digital cybersecurity. The big bosses of the Israeli company are th…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Consumer Gas Prices in Germany To Remain High in 2023: Minister. telesurenglish.net Gas prices for consumers in Europe's largest economy will remain high for another year in the wake of the energy crisis, Germany's Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck has said. | RELATED: | "I hope that things will already be better toward the end of 2023," Habeck told the German Press Agency (dpa) on Wednesday. However, he added: "We will still have to endure higher prices." | After that period, Germany's LNG infrastructure…

Sarah Lazare (2022-12-28). As Afghans Suffer, U.S. Stalls on Plan to Return Central Bank Funds. globalresearch.ca

Community Alliance for Global Justice (2022-12-28). An Open Letter to Bill Gates on Food, Farming, and Africa. globalresearch.ca

Adam Johnson (2022-12-28). Southwest Airlines' Christmas Meltdown Shows How Corporations Deliberately Pit Consumers Against Low-Wage Workers. therealnews.com This story originally appeared in Recent viral images of Southwest agents getting yelled at and crying have resurfaced a valuable lesson about the nature of our economic system that's worth examining this holiday season: the deliberate, built-in ways corporate "customer service" is set up to not only shield those on the top of the ladder—executives, vice presidents, large shareholders—but pit low-wage wor…

Asad Ismi (2022-12-28). Sri Lanka's Neoliberal Nightmare, Widespread Famine Triggered by Covid-19 Lockdown and an Unpayable External Debt. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Senior SDF Officials Survives Assassination Attempt In Syria's Deir Ezzor Amid Anti-U.S. Protest. southfront.org . | On December 28, the head of the Deir Ezzor Civilian Council, a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, survived an assassination attempt. | The official, Mohamad al-Rajab, was reportedly targeted by unidentified gunmen moving a motorcycle while he was passing near the town of al-Hassan in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor. He was reportedly on his way to attend a meeting in the council's headquarters. | No side has yet c…

Mickey Z. (2022-12-28). Remember All Those Female Rockers Who Turned out to be Sexual Predators? (Yeah, Me Neither). dissidentvoice.org Remember that time, in 1980, when paramedics were summoned to the home of a major female rock star? Once there, the medical professionals found two young girls with the rock star. A 15-year-old was arrested on a drug-related charge and a 16-year-old was charged with prostitution. The rock star in question was not a woman, …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Antibiotic shortage – what to know if you can't find amoxicillin. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org According to the Food and Drug Administration, a national shortage of different medications, including a common antibiotic, is expected to last several months. "The most notable one is probably amoxicillin. It is a common antibiotic that we use to treat a variety of childhood infections, including ear infections, strep throat, and pneumonia," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. She says parents may notice this as they take their children to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Best cooking fats for healthy cholesterol levels. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Are you trying to remember which fat is the good fat to use in the kitchen? If you are confused about whether to use unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated or saturated fats when cooking, it's understandable. It can be confusing. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and increase your risk for heart disease are the ones to avoid. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/drmIcHaxxfM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post….

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Uruguay Detects New Omicron Variant-Derived Strains. telesurenglish.net The Ministry of Public Health of Uruguay reported today that the new Omicron sublineages of COVID-19 were detected by the Laboratory-Epidemiology Division of the Department of Public Health, noting that the predominant variant worldwide continues to be Omicron. | RELATED: | In this regard, the health authority said that "viruses change over time, including Sars-Cov-2," and warned that changes in the virus can influence its behavior, including ho…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Weight gain over holiday season – tips to manage calories at parties. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you have noticed you've packed on pounds over the last 10 or 20 years, and wondered how that weight gain happened, here's one idea that might make you consider setting down that extra plate of cookies or latkes during this holiday season. "Studies have shown that, from mid-November until mid-January, people averaged a weight gain in the population of about three quarters of a pound or so. It doesn't sound like much, but it…

Phil Wilayto (2022-12-28). Antiwar Activist Faces Repression in Germany. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-12-28). Western Australian nurses' union prepares to ram through Labor government wage cut. wsws.org The Australian Nursing Federation has shut down all industrial action by nurses, effectively endorsing a deal that will slash real wages and do nothing to resolve staffing and patient safety issues.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). US Southwest's Meltdown Strands Thousands of Travellers. telesurenglish.net The issues stem from the carrier's unique "point to point" model, in which planes tend to fly from destination to destination without returning to one or two main hubs. | Travelers wait at the check-in counters of Southwest Airlines at Dallas Love Field Airport in Dallas, Texas, the United States, Dec. 17, 2021.

F. William Engdahl (2022-12-28). War on Global Agriculture: The Unsustainable 'Sustainable' UN Agenda 2030. globalresearch.ca

Alasdair Baverstock (2022-12-28). Migrants struggle to find shelters at U.S.-Mexico border towns. america.cgtn.com With the extension of the Title 42 migration protocols, which will now likely remain in place until mid-2023, the situation at America's southern border is critical. Migrant numbers surged in recent weeks in anticipation the asylum policy would change. Now, the question becomes how long can Mexico's …

DJ Mouse (2022-12-28). Goodbye Moral High Road, Tracy, Riva,Steve, Jack and Carol at Feb. 2020 press conference. indybay.org Tracy Rosenberg, Riva Enteen, Steve, Jack Heyman, Carol Denny and more on the sabotage from the top of our once favorite network…

Stephanie Tromblay (2022-12-28). Dakota men, women and youth ride to honor 38+2 executed warriors and for healing. workers.org This slightly edited article, which appeared in the Jan. 15, 2019, issue of Workers World, is reprinted to recognize the 17-day, 2022 Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride and to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the largest mass execution in U.S. history. This year's Memorial Ride left Lower Brule, South Dakota, Dec. . . . |

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Skyrocketing Energy Prices Cost Danish Business Blns in 2022. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) published a report showing that the energy bills of businesses in Denmark have increased by a total of 45.8 billion Danish kroner (DKK) (US$6.56 billion) in 2022. | RELATED: | "In 2022, the prices of electricity and gas have reached levels that we have never seen before," Industry Director at DI's Energy Department Troels Ranis said. | Gas and electricity prices increased by…

Stephen Janis, Taya Graham, Jayne Miller (2022-12-28). Tax Broke: The inside story of how Baltimore's inclusionary housing bill got hollowed out, and how activists hope to fix it. therealnews.com "Tax Broke" is a TRNN investigative project focused on the use of tax break and subsidies stimulate growth in a city that continues to lose population and struggle with poverty. The centerpiece of the project is an hour-long documentary. However, as information comes to light about the cost, fairness, and political economy which fuels this system, TRNN will publish updates in the form of print pieces and podcasts. | ACLU of Maryland housing attorney Barbara Samuels joins this podcast to explain why Baltimore is critical to the growth of affordable housing and what has to happen to make it work as City Counc…

David Sirota (2022-12-28). State Officials Warned Buttigieg About Airline Mess. levernews.com

Staff (2022-12-28). Supreme Court Keeps Title 42, Causing Rise in Deadly Human Trafficking & Blocking Asylum Seekers. democracynow.org The Supreme Court's conservative majority has ordered the Biden administration to continue enforcing Title 42, blocking asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Trump-era pandemic policy Title 42 has been used to expel over 2 million people at the border since March 2020. The court is preparing to hear oral arguments in February by mostly Republican-led states who are challenging Biden's push to end the policy, while hundreds of migrants face freezing cold temperatures in camps along the U.S.-Mexico border. We speak to Luis Chaparro, a journalist reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border, about the f…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Cold weather medical emergencies to know about: frostbite and hypothermia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The National Weather Service says arctic cold and bitter winds will spread across much of the U.S., and some states will experience dangerously low temperatures dipping well below zero. This is especially concerning during the busy holiday week when many people are expected to travel. One concern, if you are exposed to the extreme cold, should be frostbite. Frostbite Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First, your skin becomes very cold…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). South Sudan Sends Peacekeeping Troops to DR Congo. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir bid farewell to 720 peacekeepers to be deployed in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). | RELATED: | "I want you to maintain discipline. There are forces that go for peacekeeping mission in another country and cause problems; they rape women and girls. Don't do it. Don't take anything from shops or civilians, and that is not what you have gone for; instead, protect the lives of the civili…

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-28). Cori Bush Pushes to Stop Missouri's Execution of Amber McLaughlin. truthout.org Two Democratic members of Congress are urging Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) to stop the execution of Amber McLaughlin, who the state is scheduled to kill next week, citing the "moral depravity" of the death penalty. In their letter to Parson, Missouri Representatives Cori Bush and Emanuel Cleaver highlighted that McLaughlin was sentenced to death through a unilateral decision by a judge due to a… |

_____ (2022-12-28). Why is Britain rushing back to Africa? journal-neo.org Leading international experts estimate that one in four global consumers will be African by 20 . The African continent is home to 8 of the world's 15 fastest-growing economies. It is therefore not surprising that interest in Africa has recently increased considerably on the part of leading international players, especially former metropoles. British Foreign Secretary James …

Vlada Moran (2022-12-28). Saturday 12/31: New Year's Eve Organists' Kaleidophone. indybay.org Peace United Church | 900 High Street, Santa Cruz…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Healthy for the Holidays: Mayo Clinic Health System provides tips for combatting stress this season. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org MANKATO, Minn. ‚Äï During the holiday season, it is easy to get caught up in the stress and chaos that can accompany this time of the year. Already demanding lives become even more hectic as last-minute shopping, cooking and spending combine to add even more anxiety. For many people, the result can be overwhelming. "What if there was a way you could plan ahead to counter the stress? Start with identifying the issue," says Lisa Hardesty,…

Amy Goodman (2022-12-28). Death Toll Rises as Activists Slam Buffalo's Failed Prep, Response to Blizzard. truthout.org Buffalo, New York, is experiencing a Katrina moment after this weekend's historic blizzard. The death toll has climbed to at least 32 as people froze to death in their homes and cars, with nationwide fatalities surpassing 60 people. State and military police have been deployed to Buffalo to enforce the city's ongoing driving ban as road conditions remain treacherous after a 51.5-inch snowfall. We'… |

_____ (2022-12-28). Sanctions, Sex Jihad, and Syria. strategic-culture.org

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Syrian Troops Target Militants In Greater Idlib With Guided Missiles After Deadly Shelling. southfront.org . | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continues to respond to ceasefire violations in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | On December 27, army troops targeted a gathering of militants in the area of Shanbar in the northern Lattakia countryside with an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM). One was killed and another was wounded in the attack. | The next day, December 28, the troops fire another ATGM at a position near the town of Kafr Nouran in the western countryside of Alep…

____ (2022-12-28). Experts, analysts share optimistic outlook for 2023 A-share performance. ecns.cn In a 2023 forecast for the Chinese capital market, Xun Yugen, chief economist at Haitong Securities, compared A-share performance to "the rising sun".

Latino Rebels (2022-12-28). Waj Invades America: Episode 1 With Maria Hinojosa. latinorebels.com For this debut episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali presents the latest in the world of white journalism and then welcomes Pulitzer winner Maria Hinojosa of Futuro Media to talk about #immigration narratives.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). AMLO Criticizes Republicans for Inhumane Treatment of Migrants. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) criticized the "inhumane" treatment of migrants by U.S. Republicans, saying he would propose to U.S. and Canadian leaders at a summit next January to tackle immigration issue at its source. | RELATED: | Busloads of migrants were dropped off outside the residence of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night amid historically frigid temperatures. | The migrant…

Staff (2022-12-28). "Tired of the Apologies": Workers, Flyers Say Southwest Airlines Meltdown Was Decades in the Making. democracynow.org The U.S. Department of Transportation says it will investigate cancellations and delays by Southwest Airlines after the airline canceled about two-thirds of its flights since a Christmas snowstorm. The unprecedented operational meltdown left thousands of travelers stranded, causing scenes of chaos at airports across the country during one of the busiest travel seasons in the year. Corliss King, vice president of TWU Local 556 representing Southwest flight attendants, says the union has warned the company for years about the technical issues that contributed to this week's chaos. We also speak with Paul Huds…

Editor (2022-12-28). Germany could become 'bankrupt state' due to energy spending. mronline.org Germany is fearing its own demise at its own hands as the measures it takes to combat the ongoing energy crisis are causing its reserves to falter.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). NIH's All of Us Research Program returns health-related DNA results to participants. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The National Institutes of Health's (NIH) All of Us Research Program has begun returning personalized health-related DNA results to more than 155,000 participants. The reports detail whether participants have an increased risk for specific health conditions and how their bodies might process certain medications. The All of Us Research Program collects participants' blood, urine, and saliva samples. These biosamples are stored and managed for research at a specialized All of Us Research Program biobank at Mayo Clinic. "It is rewarding for us at the…

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-28). Groups Connected With Leonard Leo Have Funneled $31 Million to State Court Races. truthout.org A new investigation finds that groups associated with prominent anti-abortion judicial activist Leonard Leo — who has had a hand in the nomination of every sitting conservative Supreme Court justice — have poured tens of millions into significant state court races over the past two decades, demonstrating the depth of Leo's campaign to pack U.S. courts with far right judges. Grid News has found… |

Victor Castellanos (2022-12-28). Venezuela and North Korea Strengthen Bilateral Relations. orinocotribune.com The two countries addressed the Korean Peninsula's complex situation caused by US interference in the region. | A report released by the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry stated that Venezuela's Vice Minister for Asia, Middle East, and Oceania, Capaya Rodríguez González, and North Korean Ambassador to Venezuela Ri Sung Gil met in Caracas to discuss the "deepening of political-bilateral relations" between the two nations. | The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry's report indicated that the diplomats from Caracas and Pyongyang exchanged views on the state of the world during the meeting "with the aim of addressing issues of…

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). In Video: Iraqi F-16 Fighter Jets Destroy Two ISIS Hideouts In Diyala. southfront.org Iraqi Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons conduct a training mission over Iraq May 26, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Russ Scalf) | On December 28, F-16 fighter jets of the Iraqi Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on two hideouts of ISIS cells in the area of Narin in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala. | The Iraqi Security Media Cell said that the hideouts were uncovered thanks to information provided by the Military Intelligence Directorate, adding that at least ten terrorists were t…

Editor (2022-12-28). Senate Democrats Seeking 'Significant Monetary Compensation' for Southwest Airlines Customers. scheerpost.com By Brandon Gage / AlterNet Southwest Airlines is staring down the barrel of federal and congressional investigations amid the fallout from the more than five thousand flights that it abruptly canceled since Christmas weekend. The Dallas, Texas-based carrier was crippled by "a combination of bad luck and bad planning," according to CNN Business. "About 87% of …

____ (2022-12-28). Report: AI's role in driving growth bigger. ecns.cn Chinese enterprises are planning to increase investment in artificial intelligence as AI is increasingly perceived as one of the drivers in revenue growth and business transformation and integrated into the real economy.

WSWS (2022-12-28). 2022: A year of deepening economic and financial crisis. wsws.org The most significant shift in the economic and financial landscape has been the development of global inflation to the highest level in four decades and the response of central banks led by the US Federal Reserve.

Dr. Carla Peeters (2022-12-28). No Farmers, No Food, No Life. globalresearch.ca

Jake Johnson (2022-12-28). Incoming GOP House Majority Could End Big Oil Investigation, Advocates Warn. truthout.org A House committee that has spent more than a year investigating the fossil fuel industry's climate disinformation efforts has reportedly decided not to hand the subpoenaed documents it compiled over to the Senate, a reversal that would likely spell the end of the probe as industry-friendly Republicans take over the chamber. Investigative journalist Amy Westervelt reported for The Intercept over… |

David Giesen (2022-12-28). Wednesday 12/21: Environmental economics for dummies featuring THE LORAX. indybay.org ZOOM: us05web.zoom.us/j/84595777949?pwd=cEpMVFUxNXRPRUJEVU5OSnhXOXZGdz09

scorinoco (2022-12-28). Reconciliation: Turkey Has Not Made Any Serious Offer to Syria. orinocotribune.com By Erman àáete Dec 23, 2022 | While Damascus is open to negotiations with Ankara, it is wary of being used as a Turkish pre-election political ploy. | On 15 December, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that his government planned to schedule a Initially, he suggested the establishment of meetings between intelligence agencies, and defense and foreign ministries, to be followed by…

Staff (2022-12-28). "Abject Failure" in Buffalo: Blizzard Death Toll Rises as Activists Slam City's Failed Prep, Response. democracynow.org Buffalo, New York, is experiencing a Katrina moment after this weekend's historic blizzard. The death toll has climbed to at least 32 as people froze to death in their homes and cars, with nationwide fatalities surpassing 60 people. State and military police have been deployed to Buffalo to enforce the city's ongoing driving ban as road conditions remain treacherous after a 51.5-inch snowfall. We're joined by India Walton, former Buffalo mayoral candidate and longtime community activist, as well as Cariol Horne, a community organizer and racial justice advocate who was arrested by Buffalo police…

____ (2022-12-28). Tibet sets economic goals for 2023. ecns.cn The Tibet autonomous region expects to see GDP growth of 8 percent, as well as 8 percent per capita growth in disposable income for urban residents and 10 percent for rural residents in 2023.

____ (2022-12-28). RMB internationalization gets more attention. ecns.cn Chinese currency has still undoubtedly experienced a rise in its global profile over the past year.

Marc Vandepitte (2022-12-28). Henry Kissinger Warns Against New World War. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Safety tips to keep you out of the emergency department this winter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Winter brings snow, cold and ice that can create hazardous conditions leading to serious injury. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Sue Cullinan, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, discusses some of the most common winter-related injuries that she sees and offers tips on how to keep you and your family safe. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/H08ugUwD_Xw Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo…

Project Censored (2022-12-28). THE PROJECT CENSORED NEWSLETTER December 2022. projectcensored.org Plenty of Publicity for State of the Free Press 2023 and The Media and Me December marks a first for Project Censored and its publishing imprint, the Censored Press: Not…

____ (2022-12-28). U.S. university discloses unethical experiments on prisoners decades ago. ecns.cn The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has unveiled an internal investigation about unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s.

Chris Walker (2022-12-28). Former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows Routinely Burned White House Documents. truthout.org Newly released transcripts from the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol building reveal that one of former President Donald Trump's top aides regularly burned documents in a White House fireplace in the weeks preceding the violent attack on Congress. Mark Meadows, who served as Trump's chief of staff in the final weeks of his presidency… |

____ (2022-12-28). Beijing hospital under pressure as critical COVID cases surge. ecns.cn As critical COVID-19 cases are soaring across Beijing, Peking University First Hospital is under intense pressure, with almost all EICU beds occupied, CCTV reported on Tuesday.

SP Editor (2022-12-28). Top 8 Political and Geopolitical Shifts in the Middle East in 2022. scheerpost.com By Juan Cole | Informed Comment We saw a lot of pivotal developments in the Middle East this year, including the impact of climate change in the form of increasing aridity and massive dust storms. But there were also realignments of interests that affect the U.S. Here are some of them: 1. President Biden in …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). US University Discloses Unethical Experiments on Prisoners. telesurenglish.net The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has unveiled an internal investigation about unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s. | RELATED: | The experiments included putting "pesticides and herbicides" on the men's skin and injecting them into their veins. In one experiment, "small cages with mosquitos" were placed close to the participants' arms or directly on their sk…

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-28). Proud Boys Fail to Turn out Against Counter-Protest in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. itsgoingdown.org Report on counter-protest against Proud Boys harassing a drag event in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Originally posted to Iron Snowflake. On December 26th, less than a dozen fascists including three Proud Boys and several far-Right live-streamers showed up outside "A Drag Queen Christmas" in Ft Lauderdale, FL. It's 6: 20pm and Proud Boys, Elon Gerberg and fashy friends…

____ (2022-12-28). Huawei's genius boy Zhi Huijun leaves office. ecns.cn Zhi Huijun, who joined Huawei in 2020 through this company's "genius boy" plan, left office, the young man said on his Weibo account on Tuesday.

Editor (2022-12-28). U.S. 'justice' system trashes diplomatic immunity & rules against Alex Saab, defense working on appeal. mronline.org On Friday, December 23, U.S. Federal Judge Robert Scola of the Southern District of Florida ruled that the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab does not have the right to diplomatic immunity, as the U.S. government does not recognize the government of President Nicolás Maduro.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Advancing treatments for acute myeloid leukemia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), also called acute myelogenous leukemia, is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made. The disease progresses rapidly, affecting a group of white blood cells called myeloid cells, which normally develop into mature red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. "There are acute and chronic leukemias, explains Dr. James Foran, an oncologist at Mayo Clinic. "The chronic ones tend to happen…

Open Democracy (2022-12-28). Secret Files reveal how UN Climate Advisers 'greenwashed' for BP. juancole.com By Lucas Amin and Ben Webster | ( OpenDemocracy.net) The PR firm advising the UN on climate change campaigns has been accused by US lawmakers of helping BP "greenwash" its fossil fuel investments, openDemocracy can reveal. Internal BP documents released to the US House of Representatives Oversight and Reform Committee and published last …

Book Exchange (2022-12-28). Defense Against the Dark Arts. indybay.org

WSWS (2022-12-28). COVID hospitalisations up almost 30 percent in Britain. wsws.org The ZOE COVID Study app reported over 3.3 million current infections in Britain on December 26.

Matthew Johnson (2022-12-28). The Weekly Round-up: PPE Medpro, the Gender Recognition Bill, and contempt advice concealed. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news The Government has launched legal action to recover £122m from PPE Medpro, the supplier recommended by Conservative peer Michelle Mone. The claim is grounded in a contract for the supply of 25m sterile surgical gowns awarded via the 'VIP lane' used during the pandemic to prioritise companies with political connections. None of …

The Lever (2022-12-28). 2022 FLASHBACK: Launching Our Podcast Network. levernews.com During this holiday break, The Lever is resurfacing some of our most important efforts of 2022. Today, we focus on the launch of our current lineup of podcasts this year. We will return to our normal publishing schedule in the new year.
Friends: This has been a truly historic year for The Lever: Our staff has almost doubled in size, we produced more original reporting than ever before, and we launched The Lever's podcast network.We began in June with the launch of Lever Time, our flagship podcast hosted by myself. Lever Time has given us the chance to amplify our work to an entirely new audience, bringing our…

Chris Walker (2022-12-28). Jamie Raskin Says It's Time to End the Electoral College. truthout.org On Sunday, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Maryland) said lawmakers in Congress should begin the process of abolishing the Electoral College, describing the mechanism as a danger to the American people due to the plethora of ways it can be exploited. In comments on CBS's "Face the Nation" program, Raskin said that presidents should be elected by a popular vote model instead. "We should elect the president… |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips for living younger, longer by preventing disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While we know that health affects longevity and quality of life, it can be difficult to change bad habits. People often try to make sweeping New Year's resolutions, only to fail. In fact, Jan. 17 is the date that the average America breaks their New Year's resolution. Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic preventive cardiologist, says a better approach is to focus on small steps that add up over time. "The answer, I think, is…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Netanyahu's Incoming Israeli Government Makes West Bank Settlement Expansion a Top Priority. news.antiwar.com Incoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new hardline government released a policy paper on Wednesday that puts the expansion of West Bank settlements as a top priority. The new government is set to be sworn in on Thursday and is made up of a coalition of Netanyahu's Likud party and ultranationalist parties, and some members …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Roads Reopened in Areas Hardest Hit by Storm in New York. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the reopening of several roads in western New York that were closed due to Winter Storm Elliot. | RELATED: | Work continues in Erie County, where 28 out of deaths in the U.S. have been reported. Work also continues at border crossings with Canada, where the Department of Transportation and Highways is clearing roads and removing vehicles abandoned in the snow.

Scott Campbell (2022-12-28). Neither Dead nor Defeated: Anarchism and the Memory of Ricardo Flores Magón. itsgoingdown.org On , one hundred years after his death, anarchists gathered at the tomb of Ricardo Flores Magón in Mexico City, where clashes ensued with members of the Regional Confederation of Mexican Workers (CROM), leaving several compañerxs injured. In December, IGD contributor Scott Campbell interviewed Jaime, one of the anarchists present that day. The…

Editor (2022-12-28). John Kiriakou: CIA Should Get Out of the Laboratory. scheerpost.com

Sharon Zhang (2022-12-28). Warren Says Southwest Airline Failures Show Need for Stronger Antitrust Law. truthout.org As Southwest Airlines undergoes a crisis, having canceled thousands of flights over the past few days, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is saying that lax antitrust enforcement over the past decades is partially to blame for the problem. On Tuesday, Warren said on Twitter that airline mergers have been a "disaster" for consumers and called for regulators to focus on increasing competition… |

WSWS (2022-12-28). Thousands of airline travelers stranded following deadly winter storm, meltdown at Southwest Airlines. wsws.org Southwest airline workers reported that outdated scheduling systems, incapable of processing thousands of rescheduled flights, have forced mass cancellations through the end of December.

____ (2022-12-28). Important clues of ancient human activities discovered in northwest Yunnan. ecns.cn Archaeologists have discovered a series of important clues of ancient human activities in northwest Yunnan through a joint scientific expedition in 2022. More than 30 Palaeolithic sites were discovered and more than 400 specimens of stone artifacts were collected in the Binchuan Basin.

Staff (2022-12-28). Samidoun in 2022, Looking to 2023 and Beyond: Building the Movement for Liberation. samidoun.net 2022 has been a year of mobilization, struggle and action for the liberation of Palestinian prisoners and the liberation of Palestine, from the river to the sea. From campaigns, marches and actions to political education and international solidarity, Samidoun is planning to march into 2023 with even more effective actions to support Palestinian prisoners, the Palestinian …

____ (2022-12-28). Testing no longer used for hospital admittance. ecns.cn All medical institutions should admit patients who tested positive for COVID-19 as the management of the virus will be downgraded from Class A to Class B starting Jan 8, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-28). Hospitals scramble to cope with elderly influx. ecns.cn Fever clinics and emergency rooms in Beijing are racing to boost the number of critical care beds to cope with rising hospitalizations among older COVID-19 patients.

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-12-28). ‚ÄûStell dir vor, es ist Krieg und keiner geht hin." globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-28). What Is the Rules-Based Order? orinocotribune.com By Kim Petersen Dec 22, 2022 | In fits of, what might well be termed, masochism, some of us now-and-then tune in to the legacy media. When doing so, one is likely to hear western-aligned politicians rhetorize ad nauseam about the linguistically vogue rules-based order. Now and then, the word "international" is also inserted: the rules-based international order. | But what exactly is this rules-based order? | The way that the wording rules-based order is bandied about makes it sound like it has worldwide acceptance and that it has been around for a long time. Yet it comes across as a word-of-the-moment, both…

Special to People's World (2022-12-28). Charlene Mitchell: Honoring a committed life. peoplesworld.org The following statement was issued by the Communist Party USA on Dec. 27, 2022, on the occasion of the passing of Charlene Mitchell. The Communist Party USA pauses for a moment to dip its banner to honor the life of Comrade Charlene Mitchell, who died recently at 92. Mitchell was a lifelong activist and joined …

____ (2022-12-28). Beijing hospitals step up efforts to treat critically-ill patients. ecns.cn Hospitals in Beijing stepped up efforts to improve reception capacity to ensure the treatment of critically ill patients due to the increase of COVID-19 infectious patients.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Kurdish Forces Share Footage Of Recent Night Attack On Turkey's Proxies In Northern Syria. southfront.org , fighters of the Afrin Liberation Forces. Via the Hawar News Agency (ANHA). | On December 28, the Afrin Liberation Forces (ALF) claimed responsibility for two recent attacks that targeted the Turkish military and its proxies in the northern Aleppo countryside. | In a statement, the Kurdish guerilla group said that its fighters were behind the

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-28). Banner Drop in Asheville, NC in Solidarity with Fight Against Cop City. itsgoingdown.org Report on banner drop in Asheville, North Carolina in solidarity with the struggle against Cop City in Atlanta, Georgia. On the morning of December 27th, two banners were dropped over interstate 40 in so called Asheville, North Carolina to show unwavering support and solidarity with 6 comrades in Atlanta Georgia that were arrested and charged,…

Pat Elder (2022-12-28). The U.S. Military is Poisoning Okinawa. covertactionmagazine.com Blood testing confirms high levels of carcinogen PFAS in the blood of hundreds living close to U.S. bases. Japanese demand answers while Americans deny responsibility. Blood samples are taken on behalf of the Liaison to Protect the Lives of Citizens Against PFAS Contamination at a community center in Ginowan, Okinawa, July 10, 2022. (Toshio Takahashi). …

Ryan Cristián (2022-12-28). Fiorella Isabel Interview Political Propaganda & The Lies We're Told About "The Enemy" thelastamericanvagabond.com

Editor (2022-12-28). 'Disastrous': SCOTUS Upholds Title 42 Migrant Policy During Court Fight. scheerpost.com "Title 42 was unnecessary when it was first used and it continues to be wrong. It must end," said one rights advocate. "This country is at its best when it welcomes people seeking asylum with dignity and compassion."

WSWS (2022-12-28). Death toll climbs to 60 as impact of widespread US winter storm becomes clear. wsws.org As of Tuesday half of the deaths nationwide had been confirmed in Buffalo, New York. This number is sure to rise as rescue crews reach cars buried in the snow and homes that have been without power for days in sub-freezing temperatures.

Ryan Cristián (2022-12-28). The COVID Injections Are Dangerous And NO ONE Should Be Taking Them. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (12/28/22). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Editor (2022-12-28). Washington Expands the War State, Miranda Devine on Democrat's Censorship Regime. scheerpost.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). How to prevent flu, RSV and COVID-19 during busy holiday season. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu infection rates across the U.S. continue to be very high. "As we predicted, this flu season has hit early, and it's hit us hard," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with the Mayo Clinic Children's Center. "We are seeing high and very high rates of influenza across the country." For those who have yet to get a flu shot, now is an excellent time to…

Editor (2022-12-28). Top investigating officer admits Elgar Parishad event 'had no role' in Bhima Koregaon violence. mronline.org This is perhaps the first time any state representative has accepted that the Elgar Parishad event had no role to play in the violence. While three activists have been released on bail, and one died in custody, 12 continue to be jailed over this claim.

SP Editor (2022-12-28). Study Ties Abortion Restrictions to 'Significant' Jump in Suicide Rates for Young Women. scheerpost.com

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Flu shots are important for young people, too. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 28 and consider myself fairly healthy. I have never gotten a flu shot and have never had the flu. I did receive a COVID-19 vaccine series. Do I really need a flu vaccination? My employer is recommending an influenza immunization for everyone, but I am hesitant. I have heard some people get sick from flu shots. ANSWER: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that everyone 6 months and older…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Science Saturday: Researchers investigate precision nutrition to improve health, prevent diseases. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Could prescribing specific nutrients, grains, fruits and vegetables tailored to a person's DNA and other biological characteristics help improve their health? Precision nutrition took center stage at Mayo Clinic's Individualizing Medicine Conference Nov. 2—3, 2022, in Rochester, Minnesota, where some of the world's top experts shared their knowledge of the potential benefits of tailoring nutrients and dietary guidance to a person's genes, metabolism, microbiome and other distinguishing characteristics. The ultimate goal of the holistic approach is to…

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Corea del Norte anuncia refuerzo de su seguridad tras tensiones. telesurtv.net En los últimos días se ha producido un incremento de las tensiones intercoreanas con intercambio de disparos.

teleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-12-28). Más de 6.000 menores resultaron muertos o heridos por disparos en EE.UU. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con el Archivo sobre la Violencia Armada (GVA), 1.323 niños de entre 12 y 17 años de edad murieron en tiroteos durante este año.

Staff (2022-12-28). Reportan accidente masivo de tránsito en Matanzas. cubadebate.cu De acuerdo con la periodista matancera Iris Quintero Zulueta acaba de ocurrir un accidente masivo en el municipio yumurino de Los Arabos. Los lesionados son trasladados al hospital Doctor Mario Muñoz de Colón.Desde Cubadebate le daremos seguimiento a ese lamentable incidente, en estos últimos días del año 2022.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-28). Cuba denuncia vínculos de Twitter con Gobierno de EE.UU. telesurtv.net El editor de Subtack, Matt Taibbi, mostró listas de cuentas contra las que Twitter aplicó la censura por indicaciones del Pentágono y el Departamento de Estado.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). Desembarcan casi 200 refugiados rohinyás en Sumatra, Indonesia. telesurtv.net De acuerdo con las autoridades policiales, el grupo de inmigrantes está integrado por 83 hombres, 70 mujeres y 32 niños.

Staff (2022-12-28). Magnus Carlsen comanda el Mundial de rápidas con 7,5 puntos. cubadebate.cu Magnus Carlsen comanda el Mundial de rápidas de Almaty (Kazajistán), al que seguirá el de partidas relámpago (del jueves al viernes), tras las dos primeras rondas. El noruego, que el lunes tumbó al uzbeko Abdusattorov, vigente campeón, acumula 7,5 puntos de nueve posibles, tras sumar este martes dos victorias y dos tablas.

Staff (2022-12-28). Con Filo: El penúltimo del año (+ Video). cubadebate.cu Este martes se transmitió el penúltimo programa Con Filo del año, en medio de una "crisis creativa" de la contrarrevolución. øCuál fue el tema principal de la noche? Los nuevos atractivos que presentará este espacio de la televisión cubana para el próximo 2023.

Staff (2022-12-28). Chapeando: Chismes, bretes y todo lo demás (+ Podcast). cubadebate.cu La pasada semana hablamos en este podcast de la decadencia y caída de casi todos los odiadores en redes. Pues, ahora uno de ellos está reconociendo que las plataformas sufren una crisis de credibilidad por dedicarse a mezclar "chisme y brete con política".

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). Gobierno español dicta nuevas medidas para enfrentar la crisis. telesurtv.net Fue aprobada una ayuda de 200 euros para las 4,2 millones de familias con rentas menores de 27.000 euros.

Scott Campbell (2022-12-28). Ni muertxs ni vencidxs: El anarquismo y la memoria de Ricardo Flores Magón. itsgoingdown.org El 21 de noviembre de 2022, cien años después de su muerte, anarquistas se encontraron en la tumba de Ricardo Flores Magón en la Ciudad de México, donde se registraron enfrentamientos con miembros de la Confederación Regional Obrera Mexicana (CROM), con un saldo de varixs compañerxs heridxs. En diciembre, Scott Campbell, colaborador de IGD, entrevistó…

Staff (2022-12-28). Fallece Dr. Carlos Gutiérrez Calzado, reconocido científico del sector biofarmacéutico cubano. cubadebate.cu Este miércoles 28 de diciembre falleció en horas de la madrugada el Dr. Carlos Gutiérrez Calzado, reconocido científico del sector biofarmacéutico cubano.En los últimos años de su vida laboral (2012-2017), se desempeñó como presidente de BioCubaFarma y anteriormente como director general del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas, (CNIC).

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). Ministro de Reconstrucción de Japón renuncia tras escándalo. telesurtv.net Se sospecha que Kenya Akiba canalizó fondos políticos a su familia y pagó recompensas a los secretarios por su papel en su campaña para las elecciones a la Cámara de Representantes.

Staff (2022-12-28). COVID-19: Ante una transmisión que aumenta, acrecentar la responsabilidad. cubadebate.cu En la tarde de este martes, desde el Palacio de la Revolución, tuvo lugar la reunión del Grupo Temporal de Trabajo para la prevención y control de COVID-19, la cual estuvo encabezada por el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

teleSUR- hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). Reportan agravamiento de la salud de papa emérito Benedicto XVI. telesurtv.net El jefe de la oficina de prensa del Vaticano precisó que la situación está "bajo control" y seguida por los médicos.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). Aumenta a 29 la cifra de muertos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Las inundaciones también dañaron un total de 1.112 casas en las regiones afectadas, la mayoría de las cuales se registraron en la península de Zamboanga, el norte de Mindanao y la región de Caraga.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-12-28). Registran más de 2.800 casos y 13 fallecidos por Covid-19 en Panamá. telesurtv.net Respecto a la vacunación, en Panamá se han aplicado más de 8.600.000 dosis contra la pandemia, correspondientes a cuatro rondas.

Marc Vandepitte (2022-12-28). Henry Kissinger advierte de una nueva guerra mundial. globalizacion.ca La fiebre bélica ha afectado enormemente a la reflexión sobre el conflicto en Ucrania. El ex-Secretario de Estado Kissinger advierte que esta guerra podría desembocar en otro peligroso conflicto mundial. En un artículo reciente defiende entablar unas negociaciones rápidas e…

Staff (2022-12-28). Aunque se ha controlado la situación epidemiológica es imprescindible el actuar responsable de la población. cubadebate.cu Mucho hemos aprendido en Cuba desde que en marzo de 2020 se detectó el primer paciente positivo a la COVID-19. Escenarios epidemiológicos diversos, y en ocasiones sumamente complejos, implicaron comenzar a desarrollar acciones que nos permitieran identificar cambios en la circulación del virus y qué incidencia podían tener entre la población cubana.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo Find Grandson 132. telesurenglish.net The humanitarian organization Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo in Argentina announced today having found the whereabouts of Juan José Morales, son of Mercedes del Valle Morales, who disappeared during the last civil-military dictatorship (1976-1983). | RELATED: | Celebrating "the resolution of a new case, which renews hopes for this path of truth, memory, justice and identity," the institution said, "We hope that 202…

Staff (2022-12-28). Aves ornamentales y la belleza de lo "diferente" cubadebate.cu Las aves ornamentales se describen como animales que poseen una belleza que las hace diferentes. La multiplicación de colores, el diseño de sus plumas, la belleza de su canto, son algunas de los encantos que las identifican.Hoy ponemos a su consideración algunas postales que reflejan su hábitat desde una mirada diferente.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Refuerzan seguridad en Brasilia para toma de posesión de Lula. telesurtv.net El nuevo gobierno comenzará a trabajar en la madrugada del domingo para evitar un vacío de poder antes de la ceremonia.

Ana Perdigón (2022-12-28). Venezuela's Authorities Control Fire at Cardón Refinery. orinocotribune.com Firefighters from Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in Falcón state were able to gain control of the fire reported on the night of Monday, December 26, in a waste lagoon at the Cardón refinery, part of the Paraguaná Refining Hub. | This was confirmed the same night through the social media accounts of Vice Minister for Risk Management and Civil Protection Carlos Pérez Ampueda. | Pérez Ampueda indicated that the National Risk Management System carried out fire extinguishing maneuvers in the waste lagoon. | Sistema Nacional de Gestión de Riesgo ejecuta maniobras de extinción de incendio en la laguna de residuos ubicad…

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-28). Denuncian que Israel asesinó a más de 220 palestinos en 2022. telesurtv.net El premier palestino aludió a la capacidad de resistencia, coraje y ecuanimidad de su pueblo para enfrentar la agresión de Israel.

Staff (2022-12-28). Informan sobre cobro electrónico o en efectivo del impuesto sobre documentos. cubadebate.cu El 22 de diciembre pasado, el Ministerio de Justicia autorizó el cobro en efectivo o electrónico del impuesto sobre documentos en sus oficinas de trámites, como una alternativa para la ciudadanía ante la escasez de sellos. Directivos del Minjus, la ONAT, Etecsa y Correos de Cuba informaron en conferencia de prensa los fundamentos e implementación de esta iniciativa.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-28). Ascienden a 13 los muertos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Se reportan tres muertes en Bicol en la isla principal de Luzón, dos en el centro y ocho en el sur de Filipinas.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). Moscú prohíbe venta de crudo ruso a países que establezcan tope. telesurtv.net El decreto entrará en vigor a partir del primero de febrero de 2023 hasta el primero de julio de 2023.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-28). Mueren 16 personas en Sudán tras colisión de dos vehículos. telesurtv.net Autoridades policiales declararon que hubo 19 heridos como resultado de este accidente de tránsito.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-28). Corte de EE.UU. mantiene norma para expulsar a migrantes. telesurtv.net Por mayoría simple, los jueces aprobaron no suspender el Título 42 y mantener cerrada la frontera para migrantes irregulares.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-28). Cifra de muertos por tormenta invernal en EE.UU. aumenta a 65. telesurtv.net Del total de fallecidos, las fuentes indicaron que 32 han tenido lugar en el condado de Búfalo, ubicado en Nueva York.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-28). Reabren vías en zonas más afectadas por tormenta en Nueva York, EE.UU. telesurtv.net El personal del Departamento de Transporte y Autopistas limpia las carreteras y retira los vehículos abandonados en la nieve.

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-28). Vicepresidenta argentina denuncia campaña de proscripción en su contra. telesurtv.net Fernández de Kircher convocó a realizar una gran manifestación el 24 de marzo próximo, cuando se cumplirán 40 años del retorno a la democracia en el país suramericano.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Rusia acusa a Occidente de no querer la paz, sino la derrota de Moscú. telesurtv.net El titular de la cartera de Exteriores denunció que el principal beneficiario del "conflicto caliente" es Estados Unidos.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Guatemala: Peasants, Indigenous and Popular Sectors Elect their Presidential Binomial for 2023. libya360.wordpress.com Ollantay Itzamná Thelma Cabrera and Jordán Rodas. Candidates for MLP presidential binomial, 2023 Nearly 700 spokespersons from different territories of the country, members (affiliates) of the political organization Movimiento para la Liberación de los Pueblos (MLP), on December 28, 2022, complying with all the requirements and electoral rules established by the Guatemalan legal system, held…

Juan Torres López (2022-12-28). La cotización del dólar puede provocar crisis de deuda en cadena. globalizacion.ca La subida de tipos de interés en Estados Unidos va seguida de una apreciación de su moneda que está reforzando la inflación en el resto del mundo y provocando graves problemas, sobre todo, a las economías ya de por sí…

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). ONU pide a Afganistán revocar restricciones contra las mujeres. telesurtv.net El Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los DD.HH. alertó que la medida impacta más allá de las fronteras de Afganistán.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Asesinan a guía penitenciario ecuatoriano en cárcel El Rodeo. telesurtv.net El hecho forma parte de la crisis carcelaria que deja más de 420 presos han sido asesinados en once masacres desde 2021.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). Presidente de Corea del Sur indulta a exfuncionarios y políticos. telesurtv.net Más de 1.300 personas, entre exfuncionarios y políticos, recibieron el perdón presidencial "desde la perspectiva de una amplia unidad nacional a través de la reconciliación, la tolerancia y la consideración".

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Gun Ban in Brasilia Goes Into Effect Until Monday. telesurenglish.net The Federal Supreme Court (STF) informed that Judge Alexandre de Moraes suspended gun permits throughout the Federal District region for non-security professionals. | RELATED: | It was "determined the temporary suspension of the authorizations of all species to carry firearms, as well as the transport of weapons and ammunition," according to the STF decision signed by Minister Moraes. | Except for members of the Armed F…

Staff (2022-12-28). Luka Doncic factura el partido de su carrera y uno de los mejores de la historia del baloncesto (+Video). cubadebate.cu Los narradores del partido en Dallas no daban crédito. "Es un milagro de Luka Doncic y de los Dallas Mavericks", gritaban. El esloveno había facturado el mejor partido de su carrera y del curso y una actuación en los altares de la historia. 60 puntos, 21 rebotes y 10 asistencias. Una línea estadística única en la mejor liga de baloncesto del mundo.

Staff (2022-12-28). øQué hitos marcaron la agenda deportiva en 2022? (+Video). cubadebate.cu Los títulos mundiales del judoca Andy Granda en +de 100 k y de la canoísta Yarisleidy Cirilo en la canoa biplaza, elegidos atletas de la temporada, pueden catalogarse como las actuaciones más importantes del deporte cubano este 2022, año en que no fueron celebrados eventos multideportivos, pero sí deparó varias sorpresas.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-28). Lanzan campaña para detener la deforestación en Colombia. telesurtv.net La ministra Muhamad agradeció a las comunidades amazónicas que han acogido los acuerdos de no deforestación.

Staff (2022-12-28). Japón registra máximo diario de muertes por COVID-19. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Salud, Trabajo y Bienestar de Japón reportó este jueves la muerte de 415 personas por COVID-19, considerado un máximo histórico para una sola jornada en el país asiático.Por prefecturas, la mayor cantidad de decesos se registró en Hokkaido (38), seguida por Saitama (26), Kumamoto (24) y Tokio (21).

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-28). Recalan más de 200 migrantes haitianos en Ciego de àÅvila, Cuba. telesurtv.net Las autoridades reportaron 31 niños y 61 mujeres a bordo, quienes arribaron en horas de la noche al puerto de Kasasa.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-28). Organizaciones realizan movilización en rechazo a reforma jubilatoria en Uruguay. telesurtv.net "Pasó la Navidad y nos regalan cinco años más de aportes", denunciaron los afectados.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-28). Resaltan que Bolivia tiene una de las inflaciones más bajas del mundo. telesurtv.net El control de la inflación en Bolivia se sustenta en datos objetivos, avalados por revistas académicas y medios de comunicación internacionales.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Presidentes de Rusia y Armenia discuten salidas a crisis azerí. telesurtv.net La conversación tuvo lugar al margen de una cumbre informal de la Comunidad de Estados Independientes en San Petersburgo.

Staff (2022-12-28). A 50 años de la muerte del puertorriqueño Roberto Clemente, continúa la leyenda. cubadebate.cu Cincuenta años después de su muerte, Roberto Clemente, el talentoso jardinero de los Piratas de Pittsburgh, sigue siendo una de las figuras más reverenciadas de Puerto Rico y de América Latina.Su estilo elegante y el poder de su brazo no tuvieron rival en su época. Pero sus esfuerzos humanitarios constituyen tal vez su mayor legado.

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2022-12-29: News Headlines

Sara Flounders (2022-12-29). Japan rearms under Washington's pressure ‚àí a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. workers.org Okinawa is the largest of the Ryukyu islands. The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes . . . |

SP Editor (2022-12-29). Donziger Files Response to 'DOJ's Disastrous Decision to Side With Chevron'. scheerpost.com

infobrics (2022-12-29). Creating a BRICS Reserve Currency: A Long-term Project. infobrics.org Russia and other BRICS members — Brazil, India, China and South Africa — each have different approaches to making changes to establish an alternative non-dollar-denominated international financial system…

WSWS (2022-12-29). US requires travelers from China test negative for COVID amid surging infections and deaths. wsws.org The measures against China are entirely political and in no way meant to ensure the public health of the American, Chinese, or world populations.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Cruel and unconstitutional: US Supreme Court maintains Title 42 exclusion of migrants seeking asylum. wsws.org The ruling confirms both the ruthlessness of the fascistic Republican right and the fecklessness of the Democrats. Both big business parties agree on the policy of barring desperate migrants from entry.

Daniel Kersffeld (2022-12-29). La crisis peruana se irradia por toda la región. globalizacion.ca La represión aumenta en Perú a medida que la actual presidenta Dina Boluarte cierra filas con el centro y la derecha para consolidar su débil gobierno. De hecho, el flamante nombramiento como Jefe de Gabinete a Alberto Otárola, hasta ayer…

Staff (2022-12-29). Peruvian Dictatorship Shows True Colours: Alderpeople Dismissed, National Strike Called for January 4. orinocotribune.com Caracas, December 28, 2022 ( The de facto ministry of the interior justified their decision on the basis that "

Mariana àÅlvarez Orellana (2022-12-29). Golpe en Perú: El "excedente poblacional nocivo" y la entrega de los recursos naturales. globalizacion.ca Analistas peruanos temen que tras la destitución del presidente constitucional Pedro Castillo, el saqueo de los recursos será de tal magnitud, las matanzas serán tan enormes, el hambre tan grande, la desesperación de tal magnitud, que es probable que finalmente…

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Reportan sismo de magnitud 5,4 en Arequipa, Perú. telesurtv.net A pesar de la fuerza del fenómeno, no se registraron daños materiales graves ni lesionados ni pérdida de vidas humanas.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Justicia peruana evalúa prisión preventiva del expresidente Pedro Castillo. telesurtv.net El presidente peruano fue capturado tras una vacancia exprés por el Congreso el cual nombró entonces a Dina Boluarte.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Expresidente peruano niega cargos judiciales en su contra. telesurtv.net Pedro Castillo aseguró que su prisión preventiva es injusta y responde a una " venganza política".

Medea Benjamin, Nicholas J.S. Davies (2022-12-29). The Ukraine Crisis: A Classic Security Dilemma. juancole.com ( Code Pink) On December 27 2022, both Russia and Ukraine issued calls for ending the war in Ukraine, but only on non-negotiable terms that they each know the other side will reject. Ukraine's Foreign Minister Kuleba proposed a "peace summit" in February to be chaired by UN Secretary General Guterres, but with the …

Global Research News (2022-12-29). Selected Articles: Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca By Tucker Carlson is right about Ukraine. NATO membership for Ukraine was clearly a provocation aimed at luring Russia into an invasion. …

WSWS (2022-12-29). Is Sahra Wagenknecht founding a new party? wsws.org A Wagenknecht party would seek to steer opposition to the Ukraine war into a nationalist dead-end. Resting on anti-Americanism, it would strengthen German militarism.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Youth and workers in Sri Lanka speak on IYSSE global anti-war webinar. wsws.org The IYSSE in Sri Lanka interviewed students and workers who joined the December 10 global IYSSE rally, "For a Mass Movement of Students and Youth to Stop the War in Ukraine."

Drago Bosnic (2022-12-29). Dangers of Pentagon's 'Decapitation Strike' Against Russia. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2022-12-29). India-Russia Ties Go Deeper with Provinces Getting into the Act. infobrics.org The geography of partnership between Moscow and India is not just limited to New Delhi, Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov stated…

infobrics (2022-12-29). Beyond Geopolitics: Re-Examining Russia's BRICS Relationship. infobrics.org Despite frequent skepticism, the BRICS have come a long way. From a loose label given by investment bankers to four emerging economies in 2001 (Brazil, Russia, India and China), to a semi-formal group (adding South Africa in 2010)…

Kurt Nimmo (2022-12-29). Blackrock to Take Zelenskyy's Panhandling Act to the Next Level. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR- hvh (2022-12-29). Gobierno colombiano rechaza asesinato de firmantes de paz. telesurtv.net Desde agosto pasado ha disminuido la cifra de asesinatos a firmantes a partir de las medidas implementadas.

Andrew Korybko (2022-12-29). Five Reasons Why Kiev Should Accept the Current Ground Realities & Negotiate Peace with Moscow. globalresearch.ca

Angela (2022-12-29). Sunday 1/15: Q&A Discussion of two short documentary films about Apartheid. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

____ (2022-12-29). China's domestically-developed oral COVID drug to enter market in February. ecns.cn SIM0417, an oral COVID drug developed by China, is expected to enter the market in February 2023, according to the Jiangsu Medical Products Administration.

____ (2022-12-29). World welcomes China's optimized COVID-19 policies. ecns.cn "Welcome our Chinese friends with open arms!" France's embassy in China pinned on its Weibo social account.

____ (2022-12-29). China steps up efforts increasing int'l cooperation on IP protection. ecns.cn China has stepped up efforts in increasing international cooperation on intellectual property protection, to improve its competitiveness with a rapid growth of patent applications from overseas, a senior IP regulator said.

____ (2022-12-29). Fossil skull may hold clues to human ancestry. ecns.cn Researchers have begun studies on a newly discovered fossilized skull in Central China's Hubei province. It is believed to be the most intact Homo erectusspecimen of its age, found in inland Eurasia, according to the province's department of culture and tourism.

____ (2022-12-29). U.S. to require negative COVID test upon arrival for Chinese travelers. ecns.cn The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Wednesday that it will require a negative COVID-19 test for air passengers from China.

____ (2022-12-29). Western hype on policy shift slammed. ecns.cn Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday that the hype and distortion by some Western media about China's readjustment of its COVID-19 prevention and control measures while remaining silent about their countries' chaotic pandemic response is "a complete double standard and a serious violation of journalism ethics".

____ (2022-12-29). CPC continues self-reform as it embarks on new journey. ecns.cn Less than a week after the conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, led the newly elected top leadership on a visit to Yan'an, an old revolutionary base in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

____ (2022-12-29). Nation takes big leap on vaccinations. ecns.cn From offering the world's first inhaled COVID-19 vaccines and developing Omicron-targeted vaccines to rolling out second booster shots and targeted immunization plans for seniors, China's vaccination efforts have gained steam this year, according to authorities.

____ (2022-12-29). China denounces 'distorted' Western reports about China's optimized COVID-19 response. ecns.cn Countries adjusting the COVID policy would invariably go through a period of adaptation. China is no exception as we shift gear in our COVID policy. China's COVID situation on the whole remains predictable and under control.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas have fun in snow. ecns.cn A giant panda enjoys itself on a tree at the Wolong Shenshuping panda base under the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec. 28, 2022.

____ (2022-12-29). Street interview: Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift. ecns.cn A street interview was conducted about Beijing residents' views on China's COVID-19 management shift.

____ (2022-12-29). Ice and snow sports attract tourists in Hebei. ecns.cn Ski resorts in Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei Province, have opened, attracting many tourists to enjoy the fun of ice and snow sports.

____ (2022-12-29). Giant pandas in Chongqing Zoo amount to 21. ecns.cn The Chongqing Zoo, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality, announced on Tuesday that there were 21 giant pandas in the zoo, marking it as one of the zoos with the largest number of giant pandas in China.

____ (2022-12-29). China to lift flight restrictions. ecns.cn China will end the over two-year long control measures—"circuit breaker" and "Five One" policies— for inbound international flights starting Jan 8, promoting the resumption of international passenger flights, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-29). Foreign firms optimistic on Chinese stock market next year. ecns.cn Foreign financial institutions have become more bullish about China's stock market performance in 2023 as the signs of the country's economic stabilization become increasingly noticeable amid stimulus measures and the accelerated optimization of epidemic control measures.

____ (2022-12-29). China's Baidu operates driverless taxi night service in Wuhan. ecns.cn Chinese tech giant Baidu announced on Monday that it has expanded the commercial operation area and times of its driverless taxi service in central China's Wuhan.

____ (2022-12-29). Three survivors of Nanjing Massacre pass away — only 51 still alive. ecns.cn Since Dec. 24, three survivors of the Nanjing Massacre have passed away in Nanjing, the capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.

____ (2022-12-29). Sinopec completes record ultra-deep exploration drill in SW China. ecns.cn China's largest petrochemical products supplier announced on Wednesday that it had achieved a record depth in its ultra-deep oil and natural gas drilling exploration efforts.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-29). Al menos un muerto deja múltiple choque en puente Zhengxin, China. telesurtv.net El puente de Zhengxin, que cruza el río Amarillo y que tiene una longitud de 9,1 kilómetros, conecta Zhengzhou con la vecina Xinxiang.

teleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-29). Presidente chino llama a la unidad del partido Comunista. telesurtv.net Xi apuntó que los funcionarios "deben impulsar el espíritu de combate, cavar profundo para superar las dificultades".

Richard Becker (2022-12-29). Undisguised fascists hold balance of power in new Israeli annexationist regime. liberationnews.org Agreement on a new Israeli government — a coalition of extreme right-wingers, religious bigots and | outright fascists — was announced on December 21.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-29). Africa in Review 2022: Regional Dynamics and Continental Security. globalresearch.ca

Mike Whitney (2022-12-29). Tucker "Gets It" — Putin Doesn't Want American Missiles on His Border. globalresearch.ca

John W. Whitehead (2022-12-29). 2022's Danger Signs: From Totalitarian Paranoia to Authoritarian Madness. globalresearch.ca

Alison Weir (2022-12-29). As usual, defense bill gives millions of dollars to Israel, but no one tells Americans. indybay.org Israeli media report that the 2023 defense spending bill just signed into law contains over $ 0 million for Israel (just the tip of the iceberg of billions of dollars for Israel)… AIPAC commended Congress…

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-12-29). Largest US Fur Farm, Recently Raided by ALF, Closes. indybay.org Ohio: The largest mink farm in the U.S. is closing on Friday. The owner of North America's largest mink farm, located in Van Wert County, Ohio is closing down the business and selling it, according to the farm's operations manager, Eddie Meyer.

Answer Coalition (2022-12-29). Workers in South Korea continue to struggle for equality January 15. answercoalition.org In 13 regions through the Republic of Korea (South Korea), workers at the 2021 People's Congress rededicated their commitment to struggling for economic and social justice in the country. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) is preparing for significant demonstrations in Seoul January 15, which are being organized around the slogan, "Let's overthrow inequality through general unity with the people!" The KCTU is the largest umbrella organization of trade unions in the south. | The upcoming action follows the October 20 general strike, the November 17 peasant demonstrations, and the December 2 poor pe…

Appreciating Diversity Film Series (2022-12-29). Thursday 1/19: Diversity Film Series: Childcare in America: 'Through the Night.'. indybay.org Ellen Driscoll Playhouse | 325 Highland Avenue near the corner of Oakland avenue | Piedmont, CA 94611…

Brett Willkins (2022-12-29). President Boric Says Chile Will Open Embassy in Occupied Palestine. indybay.org "We cannot forget a community that is suffering from an illegal occupation, a community that is resisting, a community that is seeing its rights and dignity violated every day," Chile's leftist president said.

CNA Alta Bates Nurses (2022-12-29). Sunday 1/1: Solidarity Rally For CNA Striking Sutter Nurses At Alta Bates:Start New Year With Strikers. indybay.org Sutter Alta Bates Hospital | 24 Ashby St. | Berkeley…

County "Health Service" Workers & HPHP (2022-12-29). Santa Cruz Homeless Death List for 2023: Follow-Up. indybay.org Two public ceremonies were held December 21st where the names of the unhoused dead for the year (some of them) were read. My response was the attached flyer, reprinted in the Serf City Times, suggesting some obvious but likely to be ignored remedies to ward off the 2023 deaths list. Also attached is the Homeless Persons Health Project/County report.

David Giesen (2022-12-29). Friday 12/23: Environmental Economics for Dummies, featuring The Lorax. indybay.org ZOOM: us05web.zoom.us/j/84595777949?pwd=cEpMVFUxNXRPRUJEVU5OSnhXOXZGdz09

____ (2022-12-29). Outdoor medical service stations set up for COVID patients in Zhejiang. ecns.cn Outdoor fever treatment stations have been set up in Huzhou, Zhejiang Province, to provide one-stop medical services for COVID patients as local hospitals are under great pressure from a large amount of patients.

____ (2022-12-29). Hangzhou rolls out measures to stimulate economy. ecns.cn Hangzhou, Zhejiang province has rolled out a series of policies to encourage non-local workers to stay during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday from Jan 21 to 27. The goal is to maintain production levels, according to a notice released by local authorities at a news conference on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-29). Bing Dwen Dwen dressed as Beijing local icon Lord Rabbit. ecns.cn The new image of Bing Dwen Dwen, dressed as Lord Rabbit, or Tu'er Ye, a Beijing local icon symbolizing happiness and good luck, made its debut in Beijing on Wednesday to welcome the New Year.

____ (2022-12-29). Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases. ecns.cn The Cotopaxi volcano emits ash and gases, as seen from Mulalo, Cotopaxi province, Ecuador, on December 28, 2022.

____ (2022-12-29). Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway becomes fully operational. ecns.cn The Zhongwei to Lanzhou section of the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway was completed on Thursday and the Yinchuan to Lanzhou High-Speed Railway became fully operational, shortening the travel time from Yinchuan to Lanzhou to about 3 hour.

____ (2022-12-29). Yuyuan Garden hosts annual lantern show. ecns.cn Shanghai's iconic venue Yuyuan Garden has set up lanterns and light installations to celebrate the New Year.

Here's Your Ticket (2022-12-29). Off to Space with You, Elon Musk! indybay.org Union and labor activists facetiously called for Elon Musk to leave earth for the red planet with a protest at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on December 19th.

INDYRADIO (2022-12-29). FBI COINTELPRO Document Release. indybay.org It was my original intention to return the stolen FBI documents | to the site where they were hosted.

Juan Cole (2022-12-29). "Execution of the Palestinian People": Netanyahu vows Massive Israeli Squatting on Palestinian Land, and ultimate Annexation. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) As part of his bargain with the fascist blocs of Religious Zionism and Jewish Power, according to the Israeli newspaper Arab 48, incoming Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke of an "exclusive Jewish right" to expand settlements inside Israel praper, in Galilee and the Negev, as well as to plant squatters in …

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-12-29). Monday 12/26: 24th Annual, California State Capitol Kwanzaa Kickoff – World Peace Rose Garden. indybay.org California State Capitol World Peace Rose Garden – 15 and L Street – Sacramento, CA…

KQED Live (2022-12-29). Thursday 2/16: Fire and Wine: How Wildfire Affects Your Cabernet. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

KQED Live (2022-12-29). Saturday 2/25: YR Media Eco-Party Hour. indybay.org KQED Headquarters | 2601 Mariposa Street | San Francisco, CA 94110…

Labor Video Project (2022-12-29). NNU-CNA Sutter Alta Bates Hospital Nurses Fed Up & Strike Against Concession Contract. indybay.org 1800 Sutter nurses at Berkeley Alta Bates and Summit hospitals have gone on a strike for ten days. They are angry at a concession agreement that was being pushed by the NNU-CNA leadership that would allow a two tier contract and would continue the loss nurses to Kaiser where nurses are paid $10 to $12 an hour more.

Labor Video Project (2022-12-29). How About Living Wages? Three Hundred UFCW5 Members Strike SF Macy's Union Square Store. indybay.org Three hundred members of UFCW 5 went on strike against Macy's at the Union Square store in San Francisco. They are fighting for living wages.

Lynda Carson (2022-12-29). HUD FY 2023 budget saves subsidized housing units for the poor. indybay.org New HUD Budget For FY 2023:…

Lynda Carson (2022-12-29). Judge Donna Ryu condemns City of San Francisco's attacks on the homeless encampments. indybay.org Protest Against Attacks On San Francisco Homeless Encampments:…

Marc Batko, W Meyer, K Chavent (2022-12-29). The Humor of Jesus and The cry of the poor. indybay.org After much meditation and reflection, I firmly believe that Jesus made fun of individualism and profit-oriented economic systems. Winning people to trust the infinite, invisible and transcendent God was surely his central goal. "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny?" he asked his calculating counterpart. "No sparrow falls to the ground without your Father's consent. You are worth more…!

President Biden Executive Order (2022-12-29). How will California expand active engagement with the Pan African Diaspora? indybay.org President of the United States of America Executive Order on Establishing the President's Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States – How do we expand active engagement throughout California?>

ProPublica (2022-12-29). A Water War Is Brewing Over the Dwindling Colorado River. juancole.com By Abrahm Lustgarten | (ProPublica) On a crisp day this fall I drove southeast from Grand Junction, Colorado, into the Uncompahgre Valley, a rich basin of row crops and hayfields. A snow line hung like a bowl cut around the upper cliffs of the Grand Mesa, while in the valley some farmers were …

Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs (2022-12-29). Keith McHenry, Co-founder of "Food Not Bombs" Global Movement, Arrested Today. indybay.org December 27, 2022 – Keith McHenry, the co-founder of the global movement "Food Not Bombs" was arrested today and is in jail now.

Strike Debt Bay Area (2022-12-29). Saturday 1/14: Strike Debt Bay Area Book Group: Less Is More. indybay.org Online: Email strike.debt.bay.area@gmail.com a few days beforehand for the the online invite.

Unicorn Riot (2022-12-29). Quarry Encampment Faces Eviction in Minneapolis. unicornriot.ninja

Werner Neuer, Ivan Illich & Eugen Drewermann (2022-12-29). Astonishment. The Beginning and End of Theology. indybay.org Debt relief is absolutely essential. Making persons morally liable who are materially in debt is a mistake. Condemning the helpless and broken is completely wrong. They urgently need help. Forgiveness of material debts and moral offenses is one and the same for Jesus. Human existence is crucial.

WorkWeek (2022-12-29). Starbucks Strike SF , SF "Ticket To Mars" Concert , Removal of TWU2 a Pres& UAW180 Strike. indybay.org WorkWeek radio covers the Starbuck's in San Francisco. A Starbucks Worker In SF Speaks Out, "Ticket To Mars" Concert In SF, Murder Threats & Removal Of TWU2 a President Roger Marenco and UAW Case Holland Tractor 7 Month Strike and their fight for justice.

WSWS (2022-12-29). George Santos and the putrefaction of capitalist politics: US Republican Congressman-elect exposed as fraud. wsws.org Santos won one of the New York State seats in Congress that flipped from Democrat to Republican.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Tár: A drama set in the classical music world. wsws.org It is a serious and worthwhile film, whatever the balance of its various merits and defects.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Lula appoints former union bureaucrat as Brazil's new labor minister. wsws.org The metalworkers' union of the critical industrial region of ABC headed by Luiz Marinho was responsible for suppressing workers' struggles against mass layoffs, defending an alliance between capital and labor.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Two leaders of plot to kidnap and kill Michigan governor are sentenced in federal court. wsws.org Adam Fox and Barry Croft, Jr. were sentenced to 16 years and 19.5 years, respectively, in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday for the roles they played in plotting to kidnap and kill governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jose Ma. Sison, founder of the Stalinist Communist Party of the Philippines, dies aged 83. wsws.org To take stock of the life of Jose Ma. Sison is to document the bloody history of betrayed workers' struggles in the Philippines of the past 60 years.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australian central bank rate rises target working-class households. wsws.org Internal documents from the Reserve Bank of Australia show that the economic and cost-of-living crisis will intensify in 2023, with a deliberate policy to inflict the suffering primarily on workers and their families.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Rank-and-file Committee at Renault-Nissan plant in India opposes union attempt to ram through wage-cutting contract. wsws.org Fearing growing rank-and-file anger over their inaction, the unions have connived with Renault-Nissan management to ambush us—forcing us to vote on an agreement that we haven't seen, let alone studied and discussed.

WSWS (2022-12-29). US winter storm death toll expected to rise as National Guard and emergency services conduct search and rescue operations in Buffalo. wsws.org The official death toll of the massive winter storm that plunged much of the United States into sub-freezing temperatures over Christmas weekend continues to rise as rescue crews clear roads and buildings inundated in snow and ice.

WSWS (2022-12-29). January 6 Committee Final Report upholds "one-man coup" whitewash of Republican Party, Supreme Court, military-intelligence agencies. wsws.org Damning revelations concerning the role played by elements within key state institutions in support of Trump's coup are omitted in the 814-page report.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Jackson, Mississippi, water crisis continues as thousands of residents left without water after winter freeze. wsws.org The water system in Mississippi's capital city has collapsed multiple times in the last two years. In February 2021, similarly extreme winter temperatures froze pipes and resulted in no running water for weeks.

WSWS (2022-12-29). Québec Solidaire rallies behind imperialist powers' campaign of aggression and provocation against Iran. wsws.org Where is Québec Solidaire's outrage at Washington's decades-long campaign of aggression against Iran, including threats of war and economic sanctions that have created severe shortages of food, medicine and medical equipment that have cost the lives of tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Iranians?

WSWS (2022-12-29). Australia: Labor government delays pay rise for aged care workers. wsws.org Australian aged care workers will wait another 18 months for a 15 percent increase in minimum award rates, after Labor called for the pay rise to be "phased in."

The Conversation (2022-12-29). To attain global Climate and Biodiversity Goals, we must reclaim Nature in our Cities. juancole.com By Emma Despland, Concordia University | The climate and biodiversity crises we have been experiencing for the past few decades are inseparable. The scientific research presented at the back-to-back international summits on climate and biodiversity held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt and in Montréal, Canada, respectively, has made this abundantly clear. Addressing these crises …

____ (2022-12-29). Passenger throughput at Beijing Railway Station increases. ecns.cn At the entrance of Beijing Railway Station, passengers pass through the security check only by scanning their ID cards. Many travelers said the new policy has made their trips more convenient.

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Chile reporta 125.339 hectáreas afectadas por incendios forestales. telesurtv.net La región norte y el centro del país son las más afectadas con pronósticos de disminución en la disponibilidad del agua, superior al por ciento.

César Zelada (2022-12-29). Dina Boluarte: øPresidenta de la República de Lima? globalizacion.ca La presidenta de facto es débil porque no tiene respaldo popular. Se impone bajo la sangre de las balas militares. | Si somos conscientes en que los 30 jóvenes estudiantes y trabajadores muertos en las provincias de nuestro país, por las…

Emir Sader (2022-12-29). Brasil: Pasado y presente. globalizacion.ca El intento de atentado en el aeropuerto de Brasilia que, caso resultara, habría provocado una catástrofe, hace que el final de este largo período desastroso en la historia brasileña sea todavía mas tenso. | El intento de atentado cayó como una…

teleSUR -rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Senado uruguayo sanciona proyecto de reforma jubilatoria. telesurtv.net El proyecto fue presentado por el Ejecutivo de Luis Lacalle Pou y una Comisión de Expertos en Seguridad Social.

teleSUR, jaa, SH (2022-12-29). India presentará su candidatura para Juegos Olímpicos de 2036. telesurtv.net El funcionario expresó que su nación mostrará un plan de tareas ante los miembros de pleno derecho del Comité Olímpico Internacional (COI).

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). Denuncian que Israel ha demolido 851 estructuras palestinas en 2022. telesurtv.net Estas demoliciones provocaron que 966 palestinos hayan sido obligados a desplazarse, afirmó el ente perteneciente a la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU).

teleSUR, jaa, YSM (2022-12-29). STF de Brasil suspende porte de armas en Distrito Federal. telesurtv.net La medida tendrá vigencia durante las ceremonias que serán realizadas el día siguiente, lunes dos de enero, como parte del inicio de la nueva presidencia.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Lideresa mapuche critica nuevo proceso constituyente en Chile. telesurtv.net Asegura que no es democrático, no toma en cuenta los derechos de los pueblos originarios y es liderado por la derecha.

teleSUR, JDO (2022-12-29). Rusia, Siria y Tàºrkiye sostienen conversaciones en Moscú. telesurtv.net Abordan la crisis siria, las soluciones al problema de los refugiados y cómo hacer frente a la amenaza del terrorismo.

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidente de Venezuela destaca labor y compromiso de la FANB. telesurtv.net "Desde lo más profundo de mi alma, me siento orgulloso de la Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana que me toca comandar", subrayó Maduro.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo encuentra al nieto 132 en Argentina. telesurtv.net Este nuevo nieto identificado es hijo de Mercedes del Valle Morales, quien fue desaparecida durante la última dictadura militar.

teleSUR, MER (2022-12-29). Policía de Bolivia aprehende al gobernador de Santa Cruz. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía de Bolivia explicó que la aprehensión fue en cumplimiento de la orden emitida por la Fiscalía Departamental de La Paz en el caso denominado Golpe de Estado I.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2022-12-29). Capital mexicana activa alerta naranja por frío en 6 alcaldías. telesurtv.net Pronostica temperaturas de 1ºC a 3ºC en las primeras horas del jueves, en seis alcaldías de la capital.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Detectan nuevas cepas derivadas de la variante àìmicron en Uruguay. telesurtv.net El ente de Salud alertó que los cambios de los virus pueden influir en su facilidad de propagación y la gravedad de la enfermedad.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Panamá acumula 79 casos de mpox. telesurtv.net El departamento de Epidemiología informa que del total de casos reportados, nueve se mantienen activos.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). Presidentes de Cuba y Rusia abordan temas de cooperación bilateral. telesurtv.net Ambos líderes expresaron su disposición de implementar consecuentemente los acuerdos alcanzados durante la visita de Díaz-Canel a Moscú en noviembre pasado.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2022-12-29). República Dominicana notifica dos nuevos casos de cólera. telesurtv.net Se trata de dos mujeres, una de 33 y otra de 44 años, que recibieron los servicios médicos oportunos y ya se encuentran en sus hogares.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2022-12-29). Fiscalía salvadoreña detiene a alcaldesa acusada de corrupción. telesurtv.net La alcaldesa ha sido acusada por trabajadores de la Alcaldía que reclaman el pago de salarios atrasados y otras prestaciones.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Gobernador boliviano se acoge a su derecho al silencio en el caso Golpe de Estado I. telesurtv.net Desde la Fiscalía General de Bolivia no han indicado la fecha de la audiencia donde Camacho conocerá si se podrá defender en libertad o desde la cárcel.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Al menos 10 muertos deja un incendio en un hotel en Camboya. telesurtv.net Hasta el momento las autoridades han informado de 53 personas rescatadas del hotel y casino Grand Diamond.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). El Salvador registra 184 muertos durante temporada decembrina. telesurtv.net Según al Observatorio Nacional de Seguridad Vial, durante el 2022 se han registrado hasta el momento 1.333 personas fallecidas en accidentes.

teleSUR, SH (2022-12-29). Suben a 33 la cifra de fallecidos por inundaciones en Filipinas. telesurtv.net Los organismos de rescate señalaron que más 486.000 se han visto afectados por las intensas lluvias en la región sur y este de Filipinas.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-29). Presidente Díaz-Canel agradece a López Obrador su solidaridad. telesurtv.net El mandatario mexicano visitó la isla en mayo último, en donde recibió la Orden José Martí, la más alta del Estado cubano.

Immigrant Children Are Innocent (2022-12-29). Mayor of El Paso refusing to let undocumented immigrant children in Convention cot shelter. indybay.org When an adult parent is put in prison, the jailers don't throw the children in prison with their parent. The authorities put the children into foster care. In Texas, where the Mayor is refusing entry to the Convention center cot shelter for migrants, he is leaving out in the cold migrants with no immigration papers, he is leaving their babies and small children out in the cold with the parents. That is wrong. The children should immediately be put into foster care, not punished for illegal immigration by being left out in the freezing cold with their parents. The children did not chose to break any immigration la…

teleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-29). Trabajadores ferroviarios realizan huelga en Reino Unido. telesurtv.net Declaran los trabajadores, que si no se toman en cuenta sus pronunciamientos en 2023, continuarán desarrollando las huelgas.

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Ukraine On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Russia struck the AFU positions near Kharkov with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Kupyansk; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Terny; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army a…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Bakhmut; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue in Soledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Ugledar; | Clashes between the Russian Army and the AFU continue near Debrova; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Seversk with high-precision missiles; | Russia struck the AFU positions near Bakhmut with high-precision missiles; | Up to 170 Ukrainian servicemen, 2 ar…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). In Video 18+: Night Hunt On Donbass Front Lines. southfront.org

Anonymous765 (2022-12-28). Donbass Front Lines Evolution In 2022. southfront.org |

Global Research News (2022-12-28). Selected Articles: CIA's Deadly "Strategy of Tension" to Destroy Russia. globalresearch.ca By During the Cold War, the CIA worked closely with the neo-Nazis in Ukraine and emigre groups. Project AERODYNAMIC (formerly CARTEL, ANDROGEN, AECARTHAGE, between 1949 and …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Peruvian Court Evaluates Pedro Castillo's Preventive Detention. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Supreme Court's Criminal Chamber analyzes the appeal filed by Peru's Former President Pedro Castillo against a judicial decision whereby he is subjected to 18 months of pretrial detention. If the Chamber's decision is favorable, his pretrial detention could be replaced by a detention under the modality of "appearance with restrictions." | RELATED: | On Dec. 15, Supreme Judge Juan Checkley ordered preventive detention agai…

WSWS (2022-12-28). US-backed coup regime in Peru extends emergency rule and military repression. wsws.org Defying the repression and despite Congress's approval of a bill promising to new elections in April 2024, demonstrations have continued in Lima, Cusco and across southern Peru against the December 7 coup and demanding the resignation of Boluarte.

W. T. Whitney Jr. (2022-12-28). Seeking relief from oppression, Peruvians resist Castillo removal…and wait. peoplesworld.org "Pedro Castillo emerged from that deep, excluded, and marginalized Peru that has been the primordial object of nefarious consequences of treason by the elites," according to an observer. Castillo was the first progressive candidate ever to win a presidential election in Peru. After harassing him for months, Peru's right-wing-dominated unicameral Congress recently ordered Castillo's removal …

teleSUR, JGN (2022-12-28). Peruanos reiniciarán el 4 de enero protestas contra Congreso. telesurtv.net Los dirigentes populares también decidieron preparar una marcha hacia Lima, la capital del país suramericano.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Bolivia Keeps Bus Departures to Peru Suspended. telesurenglish.net The La Paz Bus Terminal ratified on Wednesday the suspension of departures to Peru due to the blockades that persist in that nation. | RELATED: | The director of the Bus Terminal, Américo Gemio said, "There are no departures, unfortunately the tourists are stranded here in La Paz, they will surely return to their places of origin because they will not be able to make the trip to Cuzco and Puno, but well we are going to give them the service they require.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Bolivia: Police Arrest Santa Cruz Governor. telesurenglish.net The Minister of Government, Eduardo del Castillo, announced on Wednesday the execution of the arrest warrant issued by the Departmental Prosecutor's Office of La Paz against the governor of Santa Cruz. | RELATED: | Castillo said through his official Twitter account: "We inform the Bolivian people that the Bolivian Police complied with the arrest warrant against Mr. Luis Fernando Camacho." | The charges against the…

_____ (2022-12-28). Zelensky Appoints Sexologist Pyramid Schemer as Ambassador to Bulgaria. strategic-culture.org While Zelensky hypnotizes Western governments into forking over vast sums to finance his war effort, he has appointed a literal hypnotist (and part-time sexologist multi-level marketer) to a high-level diplomatic position. | By Alexander RUBINSTEIN | High end jewelry, hypnotism and multi-level marketing are not qualifications typically associated with international diplomacy. But these skills are featured prominently on the resumé of Ukraine's new ambassador to Bulgaria, Olesya Ilashchuk. | Since her December 23

Dr. Chandra Muzaffar (2022-12-28). Looking Back on 2022: Ukraine and the Rest of the Story. globalresearch.ca

F. William Engdahl (2022-12-28). Whose Grain Is Being Shipped from Ukraine? America's GMO Agribusiness Giants to Take Control of Ukraine Farmland. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-12-28). Patrick Lawrence: A War of Rhetoric & Reality. scheerpost.com Washington put us all on notice when Zelensky got to town: It has no intention of seeking a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis and every intention of recommitting indefinitely to its ideological war.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Warns Against US Plans for "Decapitation Strike" libya360.wordpress.com Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's year-end interview with TASS news agency, December 27, 2022 Question: The launch of the special military operation in Ukraine and ensuing developments, including an unprecedented deterioration of our relations with the West, was the main event of the outgoing year. Do you think the conflict in Ukraine can last a long time,…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). US Patriot Missiles in Ukraine: A Desperate & Dangerous Escalation. libya360.wordpress.com Brian Berletic US appears to be in the process of transferring its Patriot air defense missile system to Ukraine. CNN in its article, "Exclusive: US finalizing plans to send Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine," claims the US will approve and then quickly ship the system or systems into Ukraine in just days after the decision…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). West Uses Ukraine to Launch Cyberwar Against Russia: Deputy FM. telesurenglish.net In an interview published on Wednesday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov said that the West has been using Ukraine as a launchpad to carry out cyberattacks against Russia and test new cyber warfare technologies. | RELATED: | He said that a vast majority of cyberattacks against Russia were launched from territories of the European Union, NATO member states, as well as Ukraine. | "This country (Ukrai…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Putin is Ringing the Death Knell for NATO. libya360.wordpress.com Olga Lebedeva Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden, separately from each other, delivered keynote speeches in which they spoke, in fact, about the same thing — the Ukrainian crisis. The leaders of the two countries made their positions very clear. We would like to refer to the opinion of an…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-12-28). Ukraine: Counter Artillery War — Financial Disaster. libya360.wordpress.com Moon of Alabama Since the mid of the year it has become clear that the war in Ukraine is one that is mainly fought by artillery. Ukraine was clearly the underdog in that fight as the Russian forces fired eight times the amount of artillery munitions the Ukraine could make available. The U.S. and some European dependents…

Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (2022-12-28). U.S.-Trained Afghan Soldiers Angry Over Their Plight Are Ready To Join Russia's War Against Ukraine. juancole.com By Michael Scollon ( RFE/RL ) Lost status and a desperate existence in Iran are driving thousands of former Afghan troops — many of them elite commandos trained by the United States — to consider fighting as mercenaries in Ukraine and other battlefields. Many ex-Afghan security personnel accuse the United States of abandoning them …

_____ (2022-12-28). After Zelensky's Washington Trip, Ukraine Launches Another Attack Inside Russia. strategic-culture.org By Andre DAMON | On Monday, Ukraine killed three Russian soldiers in a drone attack on Engels airbase near Saratov, hundreds of miles from the border with Ukraine, following the return of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from Washington. | Last week, Zelensky addressed the US Congress in person, urging the United States, which finances and directs Ukraine's war effort, to support his military forces until the achievement of "absolute victory." | On Friday, the day after Zelensky spoke, US President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which increases the level of US military spend…

_____ (2022-12-28). US Patriot Missiles in Ukraine: A Desperate & Dangerous Escalation. journal-neo.org US appears to be in the process of transferring its Patriot air defense missile system to Ukraine. CNN in its article, "Exclusive: US finalizing plans to send Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine," claims the US will approve and then quickly ship the system or systems into Ukraine in just days after the decision is …

infobrics (2022-12-28). Leader of important American mercenary group criticizes Ukraine. infobrics.org Former Navy officer, Mozart Group's head Andrew Milburn says Ukraine is run by "f****d people", contradicting his previous statements about the country.

Staff (2022-12-28). EU, Britain to train 15,000 Ukrainian "warfighters" in Lithuania. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense PostDecember 28, 2022 Lithuania, EU, UK Team Up to Train More Ukrainian Soldiers in 2023 The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has confirmed it will provide additional military training for Ukrainian troops… Approved by parliament, the aid will hone the skills of nearly 1, 0 Ukrainian soldiers. Around 1,100 personnel will receive training in Lithuania. As …

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies (2022-12-28). The Ukraine crisis is a classic 'security dilemma'. nationofchange.org Looking at the conflict and its underlying causes may help to suggest a path to a mutually-acceptable diplomatic solution.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). 2022 Leaves Europe in Grip of Energy Crisis. telesurenglish.net Europe has been severely impacted by the sanctions it imposed on Russia after the outbreak of its conflict with Ukraine, leading to the ongoing energy crisis, complete with gas shortages and high energy prices. It is widely expected to last for some time. | RELATED: | Thousands of families across Europe are struggling to save enough money to pay their energy bills or facing the "eat or heat" dilemma. Businesses are t…

oneworld.press (2022-12-28). Indian Media Is Right: The Modi-Zelensky Call Signifies Their Country's Rising Stature. oneworld.press Zelensky understands the importance of at least making superficial outreaches to India to help mediate peace with Russia despite Kiev having no sincere intention to do so since the international community can no longer ignore this South Asian state's newfound status as a globally significant Great Power.

WSWS (2022-12-28). Germany's Left Party's "Peace Plan": NATO warmongering in pseudo-pacifist garb. wsws.org The Left Party is endeavouring to conceal its own support for the imperialist war offensive against Russia and thus to absorb and divert the growing anti-war mood among the population into safe channels.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Turkish, Syrian Defense Ministers Held Breakthrough Meeting In Russia. southfront.org Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. © Umit Bektas / Reuters | The defense ministers of Turkey and Syria have held direct talks for the first time in more than decade in Moscow as a part of a meeting that was also attended by the Russian defense minister. | In a statement released on December 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense said that the breakthrough trilateral talks have ended."Trilate…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Putin Bans All Oil Sales To 'Price Cap' States. southfront.org The move is in response to a Western coalition price-limit on Russia's seaborne oil exports | Written by President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on retaliatory measures to the West's price cap on Russian oil exports. The ratification on Tuesday is in response to the punitive measure taken by the EU, G7 countries, and Australia, which came into effect earlier this month…

infobrics (2022-12-28). 'Despite Uncertainties, Our Relations Remain Robust': Russian Deputy Chief of Mission on India Ties. infobrics.org While implementing the Indian phase of the Regional public organisation 'BRICS: World of Traditions', in New Delhi, the Russian Deputy Chief of Mission called this project 'important' saying that it will take the relationship forward…

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-28). Lavrov Says Pentagon Threatening 'Decapitation Strike' Against Putin. news.antiwar.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said that statements made to the media by anonymous Pentagon officials amount to threats against Russian President Vladimir Putin's life. "There are some 'anonymous officials' from the Pentagon who have actually enunciated threats to deliver a 'decapitating strike' on the Kremlin, which is in fact an assassination threat …

infobrics (2022-12-28). China Is Set to Become Russia's Main Gas Importer to Replace EU. infobrics.org China to boost gas imports from Russia by B cubic meters through construction of Power of Siberia 2 pipeline, which is expected to be operational by 2030…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Military Situation In Syria On December 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On December 28, the Russian Ministry of Defense recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On December 28, Turkish artillery shelled SAA positions near Ain al-Arab; | On December 28, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in Kafr Nuran; | On December 28, an SAA officer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on the outskirts of the town of Mahajjah; | On December 28, a former SAA officer was shot dead by…

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-28). Russia and Africa: Who Is Courting Whom? globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-12-28). Headlines for December 28, 2022. democracynow.org SCOTUS Keeps Title 42 in Place for Now, Forcing Thousands to Remain Stranded at U.S.-Mexico Border, Winter Storm Death Toll Tops 31 in Buffalo as Southwest Airlines Chaos Upends Travel Across U.S., Transcripts from Jan. 6 Probe Detail Mark Meadows Burning Documents, Trump Weighing "Blanket Pardons", Russia Bans Oil Exports to Countries Observing Price Cap as German Activists Protest Coal Revival, Russian Business Magnate Dies After Falling from Window of Indian Hotel, Kosovo Closes Largest Border Crossing as Tensions with Serbia Mount, 185 Rohingya Refugees Arrive in Indonesia After Being Adrift at Se…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Russian, Syrian, Turkish MD's Discuss Syrian Crisis in Moscow. telesurenglish.net The defense ministers of Russia, Syria and Tàºrkiye discussed the situation in Syria during talks held in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. | RELATED: | Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, Syrian Defense Minister Ali Mahmoud Abbas and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar discussed solutions to the Syrian crisis, the issue of refugees, and collective efforts aimed at combatt…

Philip Giraldi (2022-12-28). Zelensky's "Surprise" Visit. Lock Up the White House Silverware! globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2022-12-28). Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant to Reach 6,000 MW Capacity by 2027. infobrics.org Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy Dr Jitendra Singh stated in the Rajya Sabha that the remaining four units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) will be completed by 2027…

Anonymous103 (2022-12-28). Cognitive Warfare: NATO Is Planning A War For People's Minds. southfront.org | Written by Since 2020, NATO has pursued plans for psychological warfare that must stand on an equal footing with the military alliance's five previous areas of operation (land, water, air, space, cyberspace). It is the battleground of public opinion. NATO documents speak of "cognitive warfare", i.e.: mental warfare. How concrete is the project, what steps have been taken so far, and…

Staff (2022-12-28). Germany assumes command of NATO's 12,000-troop strike force. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATODecember 28, 2022 Germany takes the lead for NATO's high readiness force On Sunday (1 January 2023), Germany takes the lead of NATO's highest-readiness military force, placing thousands of troops on standby and ready to deploy within days. NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) was created in 2014 at the core of a …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). UN Appoints New Coordinator for Black Sea Grain Initiative. telesurenglish.net

Staff (2022-12-28). Albania, West spurring on Kosovo bloodbath: Serbian foreign minister. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Tanjug News AgencyDecember 28, 2022 Dacic: Albanian FM spurring Kurti to further provocations Serbian FM Ivica Dacic said on Tuesday evening his Albanian counterpart Olta Xhacka had expressed support for Albin Kurti's criminal regime, brutally accusing Serbia of sabre-rattling. "She has not uttered a word to warn Kurti that he has an international obligation to …

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Rusia rechaza acusaciones sobre injerencia en Kosovo, Serbia. telesurtv.net Moscú sigue con atención la situación en torno a Kosovo, donde los bloqueos de carreteras se incrementaron estos días.

teleSUR, DRL (2022-12-28). Serbia pone a sus soldados en alerta por tensiones en Kosovo. telesurtv.net En el norte de Kosovo se levantaron nuevas barricadas, una en Severna Mitrovica y otra en Zveƒçan dijo la policía kosovar.

Andrew Korybko (2022-12-28). The Five Ways That the US Successfully Reasserted Its Hegemony Over Europe in 2022. globalresearch.ca

Ben Norton (2022-12-28). El plan de América Latina para desafiar al dólar con una nueva moneda y una 'arquitectura financiera regional'. globalizacion.ca El dólar estadounidense se utiliza en la mayor parte del comercio internacional, y su condición de moneda de reserva global otorga a Estados Unidos un " privilegio exorbitante " que sustenta su dominio geopolítico y económico. Sin embargo, la oposición…

Robert S. Becker (2022-12-28). Hard to imagine 2023 with the same irreplaceable, mind-bending blessings as 2022. nationofchange.org Whatever its unvarnished horror, 2022 looks to go down as marking baby steps in the right direction.

Prabir Purkayastha (2022-12-28). Nuclear Bomb Connection in United States Fusion Breakthrough. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-28). Brazil Gets Ready For Lula ¥s Return. popularresistance.org January 1 will be a long-awaited day for Brazil's progressive movement. On that day, Luis Inácio Lula Da Silva, once and future president, will officially replace the nefarious Latin American Trump, Jair Bolsonaro. With only a few days ahead, the country is already beginning to prepare for this historic day. | Hundreds of thousands are expected to gather in the capital, Brasilia, to see the lion of the Latin American left sworn in. The event will take place to the rhythm of samba, the voices of renowned singers, including Pabllo Vittar — Brazil's most famous drag queen and a favorite target of the defeated…

_____ (2022-12-28). A Window Into Louisiana's Continued Embrace Of The Fossil Fuel Industry. popularresistance.org Louisiana – I live in South Louisiana on the front lines of the climate crisis and cover the fossil fuel industry and impacts related to the warming planet, so facing gaslighting is a regular occurrence for me. | So it resonated with me that Merriam-Webster dictionary chose "gaslighting" as the word of the year. This year saw a 1,740 percent increase in lookups for gaslighting, according to a post by the dictionary company, which defines gaslighting as "the act or practice of grossly misleading someone especially for one's own advantage." I would add to that, that gaslighting is a driver of disorientation and mis…

_____ (2022-12-28). The Rise Of The Multipolar World, With Economist Richard Wolff. popularresistance.org In the latest episode of Behind The Headlines' "Most Censored News" series, Lee Camp and Professor Richard Wolff discuss the waning of economic power in the United States and the potential reasons for this decline. | Richard Wolff is a well-known economist and host of the nationally syndicated show "Economic Update." He is a Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a visiting professor at the graduate program at the New School in New York City. He cofounded the non-profit group, Democracy at Work and is the author of several books, including, "The Sickness is the System: When…

_____ (2022-12-28). Fighting The 'Psyopcracy'. popularresistance.org Cathy Vogan, the executive producer of Consortium News' webcast CN Live!, recently coined a new term to describe rule by psyops, or psychological operations: psyopcracy. According to Wikipedia: | Psychological operations (PSYOP) are operations to convey selected information and indicators to audiences to influence their emotions, motives, and objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of governments, organizations, groups, and individuals. | The purpose of United States psychological operations is to induce or reinforce behavior perceived to be favorable to U.S. objectives. | William Casey, C.I.A. director…

_____ (2022-12-28). If Capitalism Is To Be Fought, It Has To Be Fought In The DRC. popularresistance.org On Friday, December 23, the M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially handed over its positions in Kibumba, in North Kivu province, to the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF), citing the recommendations of the summit held in Luanda, Angola, in November. However, days after M23 announced its withdrawal from its seized positions in Kibumba, displaced communities have still not been able to return amid reports that rebel fighters are still present in the area. | Meanwhile, fighting between M23, Congolese troops (FARDC), and an anti-M23 'self-defense' militia continued on Monday,…

_____ (2022-12-28). Dakota Men, Women And Youth Ride To Honor 38+2 Executed Warriors. popularresistance.org Dakota men, women and youth rode into Mankato, Minnesota, on horseback on Dec. 26 to honor Dakota warriors hanged by President Abraham Lincoln on that day in 1862, in the largest mass execution in U.S. history. | The Dakota 38+2 Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Yankapi — the 17-day Dakota Prayer Ride and Water Walk — honors the 38 warriors hanged in Mankato, as well as two additional men who were kidnapped from Canada three years later, brought back to the U.S. and then executed. | This year about 100 riders rode from their homes throughout South Dakota and elsewhere to gather at Sisseton, South Dakota, and began…

_____ (2022-12-28). Cooperatives Are Key To Climate Action. popularresistance.org What successful cooperatives and climate initiatives have in common comes down to how closely aligned they are with the needs and capacities of the people they most directly impact. Initiatives that take place at the community, town, city, and regional level, even if not coordinated or controlled by an overarching organization, scale up to make large impacts. Co-ops, as democratically run organizations, can design appropriate and achievable steps that are sustainable for their members, even if they would not be attractive for traditional profit-driven investors. | A good example is the People Power Cooperat…

_____ (2022-12-28). Indigenous Elders Evicted And Banished From Colony Without Trial. popularresistance.org Winnemucca Indian Colony, Paiute and Shoshone lands, Nevada – The Winnemucca Indian Colony is an Indian Colony created by the 1916 executive order of Woodrow Wilson and an act of 1928 Congress for homeless Paiute and Shoshone Indians to live and work nearby the developing railroad and town in far northwest Nevada. While the history of the Colony is complex, it is undisputed that Residents engaged in self-governance of their homelands until the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and others asserted involvement in the group's affairs. The community has suffered from years of litigious disputes, harassment, and violence…

_____ (2022-12-28). About One-Third Of The Food Americans Buy Is Wasted. popularresistance.org You saw it at Thanksgiving, and you'll likely see it at your next holiday feast: piles of unwanted food — unfinished second helpings, underwhelming kitchen experiments and the like — all dressed up with no place to go, except the back of the refrigerator. With luck, hungry relatives will discover some of it before the inevitable green mold renders it inedible. | U.S. consumers waste a lot of food year-round — about one-third of all purchased food. That's equivalent to 1,250 calories per person per day, or US$1,500 worth of groceries for a four-person household each year, an estimate that doesn't…

Staff (2022-12-28). RT applauds Turkey's cross-border war of extermination against Kurds. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com RTDecember 28, 2022 Tàºrkiye claims success against Kurdish fighters Turkish forces "neutralized" three members of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday…. *** The tweet included a video of a Turkish Bayraktar attack drone releasing a bomb….Tàºrkiye uses the term 'neutralized' regardless of whether the fighters were killed or …

____ (2022-12-27). China to resume passport, visa issuance from Jan. 8, 2023. ecns.cn China will optimize immigration administration policies and measures starting from Jan. 8, 2023 in compliance with the country's downgraded COVID-19 response measures.

____ (2022-12-28). China releases details of COVID-19 management shift. ecns.cn China has announced that it will be downgrading its management of COVID-19 as of Jan. 8, treating it as a Class B infection, rather than a more serious Class A infection.

____ (2022-12-27). China issues trial measures for supervisory rating of foreign banks' branches. ecns.cn The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission on Tuesday released trial measures for the comprehensive regulatory rating of foreign bank branches.

____ (2022-12-28). China to cancel nucleic acid testing and health code checking during Spring Festival travel rush. ecns.cn China will no longer check nucleic acid testing result, health code, and body temperature, or conduct nucleic acid testing for arrivals during the 2023 Spring Festival travel rush, said a document released by the Ministry of Transport on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-28). Exporters target global events for edge, growth. ecns.cn China's facilitation of its companies' participation in overseas exhibitions will quicken, encouraging them to enlarge their presence in developing and emerging markets.

____ (2022-12-28). China's blue-collar workers aged over 40 account for nearly half of the total: report. ecns.cn China's blue-collar workers aged over 40 account for nearly half of the total blue collar population, according to a report published by the country's Research Center of New Form Employment on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-28). Amazon ups efforts to cash in on China's cross-border e-commerce. ecns.cn U.S. tech company Amazon is ramping up efforts to help Chinese merchants sell high-quality and innovative products to the world by improving its logistics and supply chain services.

Gabriel Honrada (2022-12-28). India's Rocket Force Takes Off with China in Its Sights. asia-pacificresearch.com

____ (2022-12-28). China releases new measures to prepare for risks from downgrading move. ecns.cn Newly released measures include the expansion of medical resources and setting up a daily base mobilization mechanism to treat severe cases promptly, as well as conducting epidemic monitoring among key populations, key venues and viral mutation trends.

____ (2022-12-28). What experts say about China's shift in COVID response policies. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-28). Institute to keep monitoring key locations, viral mutations. ecns.cn China will change the way it monitors and publishes COVID-19 data as the management of the virus will be downgraded to Class B from Jan 8, which means it is considered less severe.

____ (2022-12-28). China leads in 4 frontier scientific areas. ecns.cn China leads the world in four out of 11 frontier areas of academic research, with major improvements to clinical medicine, astronomy and astrophysics in the past five years.

____ (2022-12-28). Glaunber salt 'blooms' on salt lake in Shanxi. ecns.cn Aerial view of large area of glauber salt has formed on a pink salt lake due to the low temperatures in Yuncheng City, north China's Shanxi Province.

____ (2022-12-28). Envoy expounds on how China sees the world. ecns.cn Looking at the world as a community with a shared future naturally leads to a path of reform, opening up and win-win cooperation, as well as peaceful development, Beijing's top envoy in Washington wrote in an op-ed published on Monday.

____ (2022-12-28). RCEP certificates help cut $9 million in tariffs on Chinese goods. ecns.cn China issued 4.89 million certificates of origin, commercial certificates and other certificates in connection with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership from January to November in 2022.

____ (2022-12-28). Tibet's major PV power generation project goes into operation. ecns.cn A 120,000-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) power generation project has recently connected to the grid and started generating electricity in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Staff (2022-12-28). China es la segunda economía más grande con un peso del 20,5% en el PIB global. cubadebate.cu EEUU sigue siendo la economía más grande, con un peso del 26,6% del PIB global. China sigue recortando distancias a un paso acelerado y alcanza el 20,5%, afianzando aún más su posición como la segunda economía más grande, alejándose de la zona del euro (16,8%), que ocupa el tercer lugar. China superó a la zona del euro en 2019, pero desde entonces no ha dejado de ampliar la brecha.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). China pone fin a cuarentena para llegadas de extranjeros. telesurtv.net La Comisión Nacional de Sanidad de China anunció que retirará el próximo 8 de enero la exigencia de cuarentenas a la entrada al país.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-12-28). Armadas de China y Rusia concluyen ejercicios militares. telesurtv.net El objetivo principal del ejercicio fue fortalecer la cooperación naval entre Rusa y China y mantener la paz y la estabilidad en la región de Asia y el Pacífico.

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-28). Banner Drop in Asheville, NC in Solidarity with Fight Against Cop City. itsgoingdown.org Report on banner drop in Asheville, North Carolina in solidarity with the struggle against Cop City in Atlanta, Georgia. On the morning of December 27th, two banners were dropped over interstate 40 in so called Asheville, North Carolina to show unwavering support and solidarity with 6 comrades in Atlanta Georgia that were arrested and charged,…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Consumer Gas Prices in Germany To Remain High in 2023: Minister. telesurenglish.net Gas prices for consumers in Europe's largest economy will remain high for another year in the wake of the energy crisis, Germany's Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck has said. | RELATED: | "I hope that things will already be better toward the end of 2023," Habeck told the German Press Agency (dpa) on Wednesday. However, he added: "We will still have to endure higher prices." | After that period, Germany's LNG infrastructure…

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2022-12-28). ‚ÄûStell dir vor, es ist Krieg und keiner geht hin." globalresearch.ca Alle Artikel von Global Research kà∂nnen in 51 Sprachen gelesen werden, indem Sie die Schaltflà§che Website àºbersetzen unterhalb des Namens des Autors aktivieren. | Um den tà§glichen Newsletter von Global Research (ausgewà§hlte Artikel) zu erhalten, Folgen Sie …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Best cooking fats for healthy cholesterol levels. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Are you trying to remember which fat is the good fat to use in the kitchen? If you are confused about whether to use unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated or saturated fats when cooking, it's understandable. It can be confusing. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and increase your risk for heart disease are the ones to avoid. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/drmIcHaxxfM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-12-28). Cold weather medical emergencies to know about: frostbite and hypothermia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The National Weather Service says arctic cold and bitter winds will spread across much of the U.S., and some states will experience dangerously low temperatures dipping well below zero. This is especially concerning during the busy holiday week when many people are expected to travel. One concern, if you are exposed to the extreme cold, should be frostbite. Frostbite Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First, your skin becomes very cold…

Chris Walker (2022-12-28). Former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows Routinely Burned White House Documents. truthout.org Newly released transcripts from the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, breach of the U.S. Capitol building reveal that one of former President Donald Trump's top aides regularly burned documents in a White House fireplace in the weeks preceding the violent attack on Congress. Mark Meadows, who served as Trump's chief of staff in the final weeks of his presidency… |

WSWS (2022-12-28). Death toll climbs to 60 as impact of widespread US winter storm becomes clear. wsws.org As of Tuesday half of the deaths nationwide had been confirmed in Buffalo, New York. This number is sure to rise as rescue crews reach cars buried in the snow and homes that have been without power for days in sub-freezing temperatures.

Scott Campbell (2022-12-28). Neither Dead nor Defeated: Anarchism and the Memory of Ricardo Flores Magón. itsgoingdown.org On , one hundred years after his death, anarchists gathered at the tomb of Ricardo Flores Magón in Mexico City, where clashes ensued with members of the Regional Confederation of Mexican Workers (CROM), leaving several compañerxs injured. In December, IGD contributor Scott Campbell interviewed Jaime, one of the anarchists present that day. The…

_____ (2022-12-28). Why is Britain rushing back to Africa? journal-neo.org Leading international experts estimate that one in four global consumers will be African by 20 . The African continent is home to 8 of the world's 15 fastest-growing economies. It is therefore not surprising that interest in Africa has recently increased considerably on the part of leading international players, especially former metropoles. British Foreign Secretary James …

Richard Gale (2022-12-28). It Is Time to Dissolve the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). globalresearch.ca

SP Editor (2022-12-28). Top 8 Political and Geopolitical Shifts in the Middle East in 2022. scheerpost.com By Juan Cole | Informed Comment We saw a lot of pivotal developments in the Middle East this year, including the impact of climate change in the form of increasing aridity and massive dust storms. But there were also realignments of interests that affect the U.S. Here are some of them: 1. President Biden in …

Staff (2022-12-28). Samidoun in 2022, Looking to 2023 and Beyond: Building the Movement for Liberation. samidoun.net 2022 has been a year of mobilization, struggle and action for the liberation of Palestinian prisoners and the liberation of Palestine, from the river to the sea. From campaigns, marches and actions to political education and international solidarity, Samidoun is planning to march into 2023 with even more effective actions to support Palestinian prisoners, the Palestinian …

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Roads Reopened in Areas Hardest Hit by Storm in New York. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the reopening of several roads in western New York that were closed due to Winter Storm Elliot. | RELATED: | Work continues in Erie County, where 28 out of deaths in the U.S. have been reported. Work also continues at border crossings with Canada, where the Department of Transportation and Highways is clearing roads and removing vehicles abandoned in the snow.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Syrian Troops Target Militants In Greater Idlib With Guided Missiles After Deadly Shelling. southfront.org . | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continues to respond to ceasefire violations in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | On December 27, army troops targeted a gathering of militants in the area of Shanbar in the northern Lattakia countryside with an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM). One was killed and another was wounded in the attack. | The next day, December 28, the troops fire another ATGM at a position near the town of Kafr Nouran in the western countryside of Alep…

____ (2022-12-28). Testing no longer used for hospital admittance. ecns.cn All medical institutions should admit patients who tested positive for COVID-19 as the management of the virus will be downgraded from Class A to Class B starting Jan 8, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-12-28). Stunning landscape of partially frozen Niagara Falls. ecns.cn Niagara Falls, which has partially frozen due to extreme cold weather, offers visitors a breathtaking landscape in U.S., Dec. 27, 2022.

teleSUR (2022-12-28). AMLO Criticizes Republicans for Inhumane Treatment of Migrants. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) criticized the "inhumane" treatment of migrants by U.S. Republicans, saying he would propose to U.S. and Canadian leaders at a summit next January to tackle immigration issue at its source. | RELATED: | Busloads of migrants were dropped off outside the residence of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night amid historically frigid temperatures. | The migrant…

WSWS (2022-12-28). Up to 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in Australia this year. wsws.org Even by the understated official figures, Australia's annual COVID fatalities increased 11-fold in 2022 compared to last year as a direct result of the adoption of a homicidal "let it rip" program.

Anonymous669 (2022-12-28). Senior SDF Officials Survives Assassination Attempt In Syria's Deir Ezzor Amid Anti-U.S. Protest. southfront.org . | On December 28, the head of the Deir Ezzor Civilian Council, a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, survived an assassination attempt. | The official, Mohamad al-Rajab, was reportedly targeted by unidentified gunmen moving a motorcycle while he was passing near the town of al-Hassan in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor. He was reportedly on his way to attend a meeting in the council's headquarters. | No side has yet c…

teleSUR (2022-12-28). Fernandez-Kirchner Denounces Proscription Campaign Against Her. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner assured that her decision not to run as a candidate in the 2023 presidential elections is the consequence of a campaign perpetrated by elites to politically outlaw her and Peronism. | RELATED: | "It is neither resignation nor self-exclusion. It is proscription", she said during the inauguration of the Diego Armando Maradona Sports Center in Avellaneda. | "Th…

Editor (2022-12-28). Washington Expands the War State, Miranda Devine on Democrat's Censorship Regime. scheerpost.com

Anonymous Contributor (2022-12-28). Proud Boys Fail to Turn out Against Counter-Protest in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. itsgoingdown.org Report on counter-protest against Proud Boys harassing a drag event in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Originally posted to Iron Snowflake. On December 26th, less than a dozen fascists including three Proud Boys and several far-Right live-streamers showed up outside "A Drag Queen Christmas" in Ft Lauderdale, FL. It's 6: 20pm and Proud Boys, Elon Gerberg and fashy friends…

____ (2022-12-28). RMB internationalization gets more attention. ecns.cn Chinese currency has still undoubtedly experienced a rise in its global profile over the past year.

Mickey Z. (2022-12-28). Remember All Those Female Rockers Who Turned out to be Sexual Predators? (Yeah, Me Neither). dissidentvoice.org Remember that time, in 1980, when paramedics were summoned to the home of a major female rock star? Once there, the medical professionals found two young girls with the rock star. A 15-year-old was arrested on a drug-related charge and a 16-year-old was charged with prostitution. The rock star in question was not a woman, …

Amy Goodman (2022-12-28). Death Toll Rises as Activists Slam Buffalo's Failed Prep, Response to Blizzard. truthout.org Buffalo, New York, is experiencing a Katrina moment after this weekend's historic blizzard. The death toll has climbed to at least 32 as people froze to death in their homes and cars, with nationwide fatalities surpassing 60 people. State and military police have been deployed to Buffalo to enforce the city's ongoing driving ban as road conditions remain treacherous after a 51.5-inch snowfall. We'… |

WSWS (2022-12-28). "The problem is not 'apathy,' it's the UAW bureaucracy": GM Flint Rank-and-File Committee denounces voter suppression in UAW elections. wsws.org The GM Rank-and-File Committee recently issued a statement responding to the claims by UAW officials that low turnout in the union's national elections was due to "apathy."

teleSUR (2022-12-28). US University Discloses Unethical Experiments on Prisoners. telesurenglish.net The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has unveiled an internal investigation about unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s. | RELATED: | The experiments included putting "pesticides and herbicides" on the men's skin and injecting them into their veins. In one experiment, "small cages with mosquit