2022-07-02: News Headlines

Peace council, Birgit Naujeck (2022-07-02). Negotiating at last and The Russian-American Friendship. indybay.org In fact, Russia's war is a response to NATO's eastward expansion, long criticized by the peace movement, and to Western policies of rearmament and confrontation, by which Russia feels more and more existentially threatened. It began as early as the 1990s with the expansion of NATO – contrary to clear, binding commitments to Moscow…

Labor Video Project (2022-07-02). STOP BCDC Zack Wasserman & BCDC Vote For A's Owner John Fisher's Stadium Development Scam. indybay.org At a Oakland rally to support a vote of the people in Oakland on billionaire GAP A's stadium development scam people talked about the conflicts of interest by Zachery Wasserman who has been a land development lawyer for Fisher and is chair of the San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission. They will be voting on whether to allow Fisher to transfer the Howard Terminal from maritime use to a stadium, hotels and 3,000 luxury condos. Wasserman and the Commission should not be allowed to vote on this since they Wasserman has represented Fisher on his other land deals in Oakland.

RiseUp4AbortionRights Bay Area (2022-07-02). Thursday 6/30: Die-in to Demand Legal Nationwide Abortion NOW! indybay.org Fell & Octavia Streets, San Francisco…

Michael Petrelis (2022-07-02). Friday 7/1: Speakout: Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-02). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

____ (2022-07-02). Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medals. ecns.cn A total of 410 peacekeepers of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping contingent to Lebanon were awarded UN medals of peace on Friday.

Say We Will Not Be Overruled (2022-07-02). San Franciscans March in Anger. indybay.org In San Francisco, in one of several organized events, demonstrators marched from the federal building at 4 Golden Gate Ave to the intersection of Market at 8th St. where the met up with marchers from other parts of the city.

Juan Cole (2022-07-02). Unlike SCOTUS, Iraqi Kurds are Rethinking Lax Gun Laws after Shootings; Will even Iraq be Safer than the US? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Other countries can just adopt rational policies to deal with severe social problems. The United States is locked into various weird metaphysical dogmas that make reasoning about such issues difficult. The second amendment, for instance, has nothing to do with universal gun ownership, whatever ideologues on the Right assert. The …

Peter Maiden (2022-07-02). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Staff (2022-07-02). Israeli regime's jets target Syria's Tartus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Syrian sources on Saturday reported that the Israeli regime has launched missile strikes on a city in western Syria.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-07-02). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: Reducing dementia risks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org More than 55 million people worldwide are believed to be living with dementia, according to the World Health Organization. And women are likely to be twice as affected by dementia as men. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities. It's not one disease. And Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia. Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at Mayo Clinic, says…

Shotgun Players (2022-07-02). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-07-01). Daily Round-up | Thousands of teachers stage strike in Australia over low wages & other stories. peoplesdispatch.org In today's episode, we bring you stories from the teachers' strike in Australia, the war in Syria, the conflict over the Malvinas Islands, and the inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as president of the Philippines…

Staff (2022-07-01). U.S. viceroy: Georgia is "very strong partner" of NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 30, 2022 US Ambassador: Georgia's status as "very strong partner" of NATO shown by Summit participation Kelly Degnan, the United States Ambassador to Georgia, on Thursday said Georgia was a "very strong partner" of NATO, as demonstrated by the participation of the Georgian Government's high-level delegation in the ongoing Madrid Summit of the alliance. …

Juan Cole (2022-07-01). Tàºrkiye gets its Way on Kurdish Groups, agrees to Swedish, Finnish NATO Bids, as Biden weighs F-16 Sales to Ankara. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Tàºrkiye (formerly Turkey) spent this spring vowing that Sweden and Finland would not be admitted to NATO because of their stance on the Syrian Kurdish organization, the YPG. He seemed adamant, but the stance was clearly a bargaining position, whereby he sought to wring as …

Joe Glenton (2022-07-01). Troop cuts and spending hikes: a big week for the war pigs. thecanary.co Troop cuts, defence budget hikes, billions in military aid and the spectre of war with China. It's been a busy week for warmongers and war profiteers. British foreign secretary Liz Truss addressed High on the agenda was threatening China.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran, Pakistan emphasize developing media coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad stressed the need to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of media.

Contributing Writers (2022-07-01). Portugal: The Most Vaxxed Country in Europe Now Has "Its Worst COVID Outcomes"/By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Jordan Schachtel. marktaliano.net By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Jordan Schachtel Global Research, July 01, 202230 June 2022 To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and …

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Iran's Revolutionary Guard Deployed Air Defense Systems In Syria — Report. southfront.org Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) deployed air-defense systems in Syria as a part of a joint project with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), al-Arabiya reported on July 1, citing Western intelligence sources. | According to the UAE-based news channel, the project is meant to protect IRGC assets in Syria from Israel's repeated aerial attacks. | Al-Arabiya said that the project is led by Farid Muhammad Thaqa'i, a senior officer of the IRGC Aerospace Forces. The officer visited the Syr…

____ (2022-07-01). Iran committed to a diplomacy to remove illegal sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN announced that Islamic Republic of Iran believes in multilateral diplomacy that would guarantee effective and verifiable removal of unlawful sanctions imposed against Iran.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Turkish Military Deploys Large Reinforcements, Including Battle Tanks, In Key Base In Northern Syria. southfront.org A Turkish military tank is seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 23, 2018 © Khalil Ashawi / Reuters | On July 1, the Turkish military deployed large reinforcements at a key base in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The base in question is located to the south of the town of Azaz. It is considered to be one the Turkish military largest bases in Syria. The fresh reinforcements included several battle tanks and armored personnel carriers. | The Turkish military and its proxies has been…

____ (2022-07-01). Iran FM Amir-Abdollahian to visit Syria on Saturday. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman on Friday evening announced that Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will visit Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday July 02 to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual interest.

Global Research News (2022-07-01). Selected Articles: FDA Panel Votes to Waive Clinical Trials for New COVID Boosters. globalresearch.ca By The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisory panel voted 19 to 2 on Tuesday to add an Omicron component to COVID-19 …

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Russian Warplanes Continue To Fly Over US Al-Tanf Base In Southeastern Syria. southfront.org On July 1, a warplane of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) conducted a reconnaissance mission over the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf where the US-led coalition maintains a large garrison, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | Al-Tanf garrison is located right on Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan. Around 200 US troops and some 300 militants of the Revolutionary Commando Army (MaT), a local proxy of the coalition, are usually present at the garrison. | The…

Nathan Mann (2022-07-01). Love wins: a community at risk even during Pride? thecanary.co As Pride returns to London for the first time since before the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic,

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