Daily Archives: October 26, 2021

2021-10-26: News Headlines

sputniknews (2021-10-26). Florida Gov. DeSantis Says Anthony Fauci Should Be Held Accountable for 'Unethical' Experiments. sputniknews.com The statement comes as US non-profit organisation the White Coast Waste Project accused Fauci of spending thousands of taxpayer dollars on "cruel" experiments on dogs in Tunisia. According to the organisation, dozens of puppies had their vocal chords removed and were infected with disease-causing parasites in order to test drugs on them.

Staff (2021-10-25). Rep. Ro Khanna Slams Conservative Democrats for Holding Back Build Back Better Plan. democracynow.org U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said over the weekend that Democrats are close to reaching a deal on a pair of major budget bills that form the backbone of President Biden's domestic agenda. Progressives in Congress have spent months defending provisions such as Medicare benefits, paid family leave and free community college, but conservative Democrats such as Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have slashed them from the budget. Congressmember Ro Khanna draws a hard line on items such as climate provisions, as per President Joe Biden's wishes ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference "to show Ame…

Editor (2021-10-25). A radical #greennewdeal is the only way to stop climate catastrophe — Jeremy Corbyn exclusive on #Cop26. mronline.org When COP26 is held in Glasgow, the world will be watching to see if an international agreement is reached on the scale and speed of co-ordinated action that is needed to tackle the deepening climate catastrophe.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-10-25). Belgian youth demand system change to mitigate climate change. peoplesdispatch.org The Belgian youth group Comac has launched a campaign #GoToGlasgow to bring as many young people to Glasgow to mobilize in front of the COP26 Summit, demanding concrete policies to tackle climate change.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-25). China Ramps Up Cooperation With Pacific Island Countries Despite AUKUS Pressure. southfront.org Illustrative ImageAustralia to police South Pacific against China with US oversight. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | The foreign ministers of China and the Pacific Island nations have set up a regular meeting mechanism to expand on new areas of cooperation, including in emergency responses, fighting poverty and climate change, and the economy. China signaled that it will increase political and economic influence in a region that the US, using Australia as its police dog, wants to dominate. | The foreign ministers meeting was held in a video conference and was attended by represe…

_____ (2021-10-25). Double Standard For Jessica Reznicek And Energy Transfer Partners. popularresistance.org Jessica Reznicek was sentenced to eight years in federal prison, ordered to pay millions in fines and labeled a terrorist by the government for her actions of civil disobedience that damaged the equipment of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is owned by Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) a $54 billion dollar corporation that also co-owns the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. When ETP intentionally and illegally damaged the private property of hundreds of people in Louisiana, the company received no criminal consequences at all. | Both actors damaged private property. Jessica Reznicek was labeled a do…

WSWS (2021-10-25). Michigan state officials continue cover-up and whitewashing of three-year lead water contamination crisis in Benton Harbor. wsws.org Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her administration is calling for the state legislature to pass an additional $11.4 million to fund the replacement of Benton Harbor's lead pipes, which officials aim to complete in the next 18 months.

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