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2021-05-10: News Headlines

Bel√©n Fern√°ndez (2021-05-10). Western Media Continues to Report Israel's Blatant Brutality as 'Clashes' and 'Scuffles'. commondreams.org "When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—itself a euphemism for Israel's forever war on Palestinians—the Western corporate media never miss a chance to report blatantly one-sided brutality as 'clashes' and 'scuffles.'" | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files…

Staff (2021-05-10). Hamas fires tens of rockets after deadline expires. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The Hamas Al-Qassam Brigades have announced launching rockets from Gaza Strip towards the Israeli-controlled Palestinian territories.

Editorial Team (2021-05-10). Communists on the campaign trail '21. challenge-magazine.org Ben Ughetti, is a member of the YCL's East of England branch | With last week's 'Super Thursday' elections, Communists around the country have been pushing for votes. Being the largest election campaign for the Communist Party since the 1980's the Communist Party is fighting to provide a genuine alternative to the mainstream political parties up and down Britain. | Longsight, Manchester | Aaron Andrew was the Communist Party candidate for Longsight in Manchester where he was able to garner 80 votes for the Communist Party. An ardent defender of working families Andrew wants to increase the amount of funding a…

Laura Capote (2021-05-10). Colombia's leaders want to stain their country with the blood of the working class. peoplesdispatch.org As police and military forces in Colombia use violence to try to repress the massive mobilizations that grew out of a national strike, demonstrators have seen flagrant violations of their human rights. | Mainstream media in Colombia and the South American continent have been selectively silent about the atrocities, and so those seeking to either learn or share information on the situation have had to turn to social media to break the media blockade. During the day, photos are shared of the colorful marches and joyful mobilizations. At night, videos of terror start appearing with a distressing frequency: the mobil…

Jonathan Cook (2021-05-10). We can defeat the corporate media's war to snuff out independent journalism. dissidentvoice.org My talk at the International Festival of Whistleblowing, Dissent and Accountability on May 8. Transcript below. I wanted to use this opportunity to talk about my experiences over the past two decades working with new technology as an independent freelance journalist, one who abandoned — or maybe more accurately, was abandoned by — what we …

Paul Goble (2021-05-10). Current Wave Of Repression In Russia About Elections Not Regime Change — OpEd. eurasiareview.com The current wave of intensified repression reflects an underlying problem the Putin regime has but even more the Kremlin's short-term concerns about the upcoming elections where things could go badly wrong for the ruling United Russia, Maksim Ananyev says. But despite that, the regime can survive a long time even without massive electoral support. | In an interview with Radio Liberty's Valentin Baryshnikov, the Melbourne-based Russian political economist says that the regime is turning to repression and propaganda because it can no longer count on economic growth to generate popular support but that the curren…

MISES (2021-05-10). Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By David Gordon* | Senator Josh Hawley's just-published The Tyranny of Big Tech (Regnery, 2021) raises important issues. Hawley asks, for example, Do Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube censor views that that their managers do not like? It seems clear that the answer is yes. Many people who have tried to post Facebook comments that criticize the "official" line on covid-19 have had their posts removed and have been sentenced to "Facebook Jail." YouTube removed a popular video by Tom Woods that argues lockdowns and masks are ineffective. What, if anything, should be done about this? Hawley notes also that these medi…

Cyrus Yaqubi (2021-05-10). Iran: Regime Makes Mockery Of World Press Day With More Censorship And Detentions — OpEd. eurasiareview.com May 3 has been designated by UNESCO as World Press Day. | Keeping track of what is going on in the world is one of the most important metrics in a free and democratic society. In a free society, this is recognized as a citizen's right and enshrined in most constitutions of many countries to guarantee to sustain democracy. | The bodies that comply with this comprehensive demand and do so are the press and journalists, who sometimes try to surface the truth by accepting the risk of dangers posed to them in this way and even by risking their lives. For this reason, most people in the world recognize and respect j…

Haleema Zia* (2021-05-10). Modern Terrorism And Cybersecurity Management — OpEd. eurasiareview.com Modern terrorism started progressing the 18th century after the French Revolution. Evolution of modes of communication and new methods of transportation became the two most significant factors which influenced the expansion of terrorism. This helped shaping the novel global dimension of the modern terrorism, as the spread of information was much faster through the use of media and computer based advanced technologies. | In the 19th century the spread of propaganda with the help of pamphlets became a vigorous tool of terrorist organizations that were focused to change the mindset of people in order to achieve t…

sputniknews (2021-05-10). F1 Racer Lance Stroll Gives Middle Finger to Opponent During Spanish Grand Prix — Video. sputniknews.com Perhaps Stroll should have focused more on racing and less on giving rude gestures given he finished 11th out of 19 in the race.

Brian Perez-Canto, Anne Belocura (2021-05-09). Atlanta reinstates killer cop who murdered Rayshard Brooks. liberationnews.org The decision to reinstate the killer cop shows that so long as the government and the institutions of the state are controlled by the 1%, any victory won by the people can be taken away.

Brian Caffrey, Anne Belocura (2021-05-09). Atlanta reinstates killer cop who murdered Rayshard Brooks. liberationnews.org The decision to reinstate the killer cop shows that so long as the government and the institutions of the state are controlled by the 1%, any victory won by the people can be taken away.

IPS (2021-05-09). High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions, COVID-19 Deaths — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Sunil J. Wimalawansa* | There is considerable evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk and severity of COVID-19 ( Additionally, five randomised controlled clinical trials (RCTs) were published using high-dose vitamin D in COVID-19 patients, and over 20 other large…

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2021-05-09: News Headlines

IPS (2021-05-09). High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions, COVID-19 Deaths — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Sunil J. Wimalawansa* | There is considerable evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk and severity of COVID-19 ( Additionally, five randomised controlled clinical trials (RCTs) were published using high-dose vitamin D in COVID-19 patients, and over 20 other large…

Brian Perez-Canto, Anne Belocura (2021-05-09). Atlanta reinstates killer cop who murdered Rayshard Brooks. liberationnews.org The decision to reinstate the killer cop shows that so long as the government and the institutions of the state are controlled by the 1%, any victory won by the people can be taken away.

Brian Caffrey, Anne Belocura (2021-05-09). Atlanta reinstates killer cop who murdered Rayshard Brooks. liberationnews.org The decision to reinstate the killer cop shows that so long as the government and the institutions of the state are controlled by the 1%, any victory won by the people can be taken away.

Staff (2021-05-08). N. Korea claims balloons carry coronavirus from S. Korea. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — North Korea has asked its citizens to not read propaganda leaflets sent through balloons from the South claiming that Covid-19 could enter into the country via the drops.

Anonymous007 (2021-05-08). Military Situation In Yemen On May 8, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 7, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On May 7, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Madghal area | On May 7, people in the Ansar Allah controlled areas held massive demonstrations on the occasion of Quds day in support of Palestine | On May 7, clashes between Ansar Allah an Saudi-led forces were reported in Asdas area | On May 8, Ansar Allah reportedly attacked Khamis Mushait with a drone | On May 8, clashes…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-08). Military Situation In Yemen On May 8, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 7, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 10 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On May 7, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Madghal area | On May 7, people in the Ansar Allah controlled areas held massive demonstrations on the occasion of Quds day in support of Palestine | On May 7, clashes between Ansar Allah an Saudi-led forces were reported in Asdas area | On May 8, Ansar Allah reportedly attacked Khamis Mushait with a drone | On May 8,…

Saima Nasar (2021-05-08). [Perspectives] Patrolling race and the UK's medical borders. thelancet.com In an age of globalisation, public health concerns have increasingly informed calls to manage national borders. Yet, the impulses and anxieties that have led politicians to tighten immigration controls arguably tell us as much about the politics of racialised exclusion as they do about medical crises. As such, unpicking the geopolitics of disease management can illuminate the construction of what medical historian John McKiernan-Gonzalez has termed "medical borders"—ie, the manifest ways in which medical knowledge, personnel, and practices have contributed to the governing of state borders.

sputniknews (2021-05-08). Female Model Detained in Houthi-Controlled Yemeni City Faces 'Virginity Test'. sputniknews.com Arrested earlier this year, Intisar al-Hammadi was charged with carrying out an indecent act and "going against Islamic principles".

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