Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-29

Voices, The Peoples News

April 29, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Following 14,000-gallon fuel spill, Pacific representatives call for U.N. investigation Indigenous youth caucus calls for demilitarization of Hawai‘i.

Free, prior and informed consent is the gold standard of Indigenous rights. Why isn’t it followed? Indigenous leaders at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples push for stronger support of the consultation process.

# Indigenous / Global
Indigenous leaders have called on Citigroup to stop financing oil and gas projects in the Amazon: Report shows bank’s role in funding oil companies with ties to corruption, rights violations, pollution, and deforestation in the Amazon.

# Archaeology
Homo floresiensis mystery: Could this ancient hominid species still be alive? Some of the people said that these ape-men, who they referred to as the Ebu Gogo, were no longer around. The last of the Ebu Gogo had been killed off by the Lio’s neighbors, the ‘Ua people, approximately
200 years ago. But others told Forth that this was not so.

Greek god Zeus was also worshipped in Egypt, this finding proves it:
Ruins of the pillars of an ancient Zeus temple are found in Egypt, and guess what they are made of pink granite.

# Border / Immigration
Paxton sues Biden administration over change in immigration asylum
process: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued President Joe Biden and several members of his cabinet, to halt an administrative rule change that he says will dramatically transform the asylum and parole process, facilitating the release of illegal immigrants into the country.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Risk factors for severe COVID-19 in hospitalized adults differ by age: A just-published study provides previously unknown answers about which hospitalized COVID-19 patients are most likely to need mechanical ventilation or to die.

Well-being program using singing can improve quality of life and breathlessness after COVID-19: An online breathing and well-being program helps improve quality of life and breathlessness for people recovering from COVID-19, according to a new study.

Immune system culprit in severe COVID cases found: Yale researchers have identified a particular immune response pathway that leads to severe illness and death in people infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Moderna is seeking to be the first to offer COVID-19 vaccine for the youngest American children, as it asked the Food and Drug Administration Thursday to clear low-dose shots for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

The U.S. Ignores the Ongoing Pandemic at Our Own Peril: Long COVID isn’t going away, and we still do not have a way to fully prevent it, cure it, or really to quantify it.

Forced to Get COVID-19 Jab, AA Captain Suffered Cardiac Arrest at Gate: Immediately after pulling into Gate 6 at DFW, Captain Snow–who was forced to get the COVID jab on Nov. 7, 2021, or lose his job–suffered a life-threatening cardiac arrest in the cockpit and almost died https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://uncoverdc.com/2022/04/25/forced-to-get-covid-19-jab-aa-captain-suffered-cardiac-arrest-at-gate/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQqbCjqu7$

‘What I’ve Seen in the Last Two Years Is Unprecedented’: Physician on COVID Vaccine Side Effects on Pregnant Women –Former Pfizer VP:
‘Adverse impacts on conception and ability to sustain a pregnancy were
foreseeable’: He sees 6,000–7,000 high-risk pregnant patients a year and has seen many complications due to the COVID vaccines https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theepochtimes.com/what-ive-seen-in-the-last-two-years-is-unprecedented-physician-on-covid-vaccine-side-effects-on-pregnant-women_4428291.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQvEi2J6N$

Ruby Princess Ship Under Investigation, again, for COVID Cases: The massive cruise ship has seen large outbreaks in the last five weeks, calling into question its COVID procedures onboard.

U.S. Asks Why Some See COVID Symptoms Return After Paxlovid: The U.S.
government is looking into recurring cases of COVID-19 after people take Pfizer’s cure.

# Economy / Finance / Trade
Women are underrepresented in economics, especially in the US.
Researchers scoured data to see whether women were well represented in economics. They’re not.

# Education / Schools
Child Blacked Out as Teacher Did Chokehold Demo on Him: The parent of a student at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin, South Carolina, filed a lawsuit after her child lost consciousness.

Shaky Science Instruction Pervades Middle School Classrooms: Early adolescence is a time of huge cognitive change and a critical time to build students’ understanding of science, yet almost a quarter of middle school science teachers in the U.S. have no scientific background.
Geographically, this shortage coincides with attitudes toward Covid prevention https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://undark.org/2022/04/25/shaky-science-instruction-pervades-middle-school-classrooms/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQqrV93w-$

Why does Joe Biden keep dithering on student debt cancellation?
Inflation is the biggest threat to Joe Biden’s presidency. Prices are rising nearly 8% per year, and could go higher still before Federal Reserve rate hikes or other measures bring some relief to family budgets.

“Libs of TikTok” and the right’s war on public education: This seems like the ultimate end game of all these attacks on public education.

She Accused Her Ex-Husband of Abuse. She’s Still Stuck With His Student Loans.
Hundreds of Americans are trapped in a disastrous government program.

# Employment / Labor
OSHA found risk factors at an Amazon warehouse where a tornado killed workers. The agency is not going to punish anyone. Amazon met the minimum safety requirements. But those standards are low.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemical A group of House Democrats sent letters to 13 of the top U.S. insurers, urging them to stop profiting “from the expansion of fossil fuels while ripping the rug out from under the communities most affected by climate change.” Pouring money into dirty energy not only contradicts scientific consensus, the lawmakers wrote, “it also harms communities on the frontlines of the climate crisis and threatens financial stability at large.”

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure More Viral Outbreaks Are Likely Coming Due to Climate Crisis, New Study Says.
Climate change will force new animal encounters, and boost viral outbreaks.
Modelling study is first to project how global warming will increase virus swapping between species. We’ve entered the “pandemicene” era, a science journalist explains.

# General Information / Other News
Trump Loses Contempt Appeal, Must Start Daily $10K Payments: Judge Arthur Engoron previously found the twice-impeached ex-president in contempt for refusing to comply with a subpoena from New York AG Letitia James.

# Global Politics
Meet the Sneakiest Defenders of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine: Propaganda peddlers rake in cash and followers at the expense of the truth and oppressed people in Ukraine, Xinjiang, and Syria.

Putin Accepts Invitation to Attend G20 Summit, Setting Up Biden
Showdown: The news comes weeks after U.S. President Joe Biden said Russia should be removed from the G20 over Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine on February 24. Biden and Putin could meet for the first time in person at the meeting since the beginning of the Russo-Ukraine war, if the Russian leader does attend.

Vladimir Putin Gambles Russia’s Grip on Europe https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/putin-russia-europe-gas-poland-bulgaria-germany-1701796__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQrs4Hl4B$

# Gov / Politics
“George Washington was a Mason, along with 13 other presidents and numerous Supreme Court Justices. Benjamin Franklin published a book about Freemasonry on his own printing press. Nine signers of the Declaration of Independence were Freemasons, including the man with the biggest signature: John Hancock.” NBC article on the Freemason society titled “Secrets of ‘The Lost Symbol'” 10/27/09 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna33280724__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQj3gvuAS$

America wasn’t founded a Christian country. It became a Christian country.

How could the U.S. help to bring peace to Ukraine? Policy decisions by the United States will have a critical impact on whether there will soon be peace in Ukraine, or only a much longer and bloodier war.

Ex-Republican Lawmaker Guilty of Raping Teenage Intern: Disgraced State Rep. Aaron von Ehlinger now faces a maximum of life in prison and mandatory registration as a sex offender.

# Law Enforcement
Prison Guards Arrested for Murder After Inmate Beating Death: The prisoner in the mental-health ward was attacked “even though he was in handcuffs and compliant with officer commands,” according to a state report.

Atlanta officer indicted after killing innocent man on scooter: An emergency hearing is being scheduled to determine Chandler’s employment status.

# Legal / DOJ
Why isn’t anyone doing anything about Leonard Peltier? Once upon a time, the U.S. government threatened vulnerable people, coerced witnesses into lying, and hid key evidence in a court case in order to put a Native American rights activist in prison for life.

A 19-year-old accused of rape by three teens got 5 years’ probation. His alleged victims say nothing about the process was just.

# Medical Alternatives / Herbology
Why a certain plant virus is so powerful at fighting cancer: A plant virus that infects legumes, called cowpea mosaic virus, has a special power that you may not have known about: when injected into a tumor, it triggers the immune system to treat the cancer, even metastatic cancer, and prevents it from recurring.

Five Natural Detoxifiers for a Healthy Year: Detoxifying your body can be one of the best ways restore its natural balance. Unfortunately, not all detoxification methods are created equal. Try out one of these safe and effective ways to detox your body naturally.

# Medical / Health Care Global
Not this again: China confirms first human case of H3N8 bird flu strain.
Experts say
transmission of flu in birds is increasing scope for avian viruses to mix and mutate https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/27/first-human-case-h3n8-bird-flu-strain-china__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQiugtrBw$

# Medical / Health Care
Medicare Advantage Is a Massive Scam. The program rips off both the taxpayer and its own enrollees. Medicare Advantage is much worse than traditional Medicare for people on the program and costs a great deal more to boot. But unless the Biden administration changes course, private companies will soon devour the rest of the program.

Michigan limits reproductive health services that midwives, nurses can
provide: Unlike other states, Michigan laws severely restrict the reproductive health services that midwives and advanced practice registered nurses can provide.

Aspirin does not cut risk in non-obstructive coronary artery disease:
Aspirin therapy, as opposed to statin use, for non-obstructive coronary artery disease does not reduce major cardiovascular events, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging.

Mother and child vulnerable to endocrine disruptor exposure: They can be found in cosmetics, plastic containers, furniture, toys, or baby bottles. Endocrine disruptors, molecules disrupting our hormones, are everywhere in our daily lives. However, their alarming effects on human health are little known to the public.

Lipofilling procedure improves pain and function in finger
osteoarthritis: For patients with painful finger osteoarthritis, a nonsurgical procedure called lipofilling, in which fat obtained from another part of the body is transferred into the arthritic joints produces lasting improvements in hand function and especially pain https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-04-lipofilling-procedure-pain-function-finger.html?fr=operanews__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQvog4cZc$

Oklahoma Republicans Pass Texas-Style 6-Week Abortion Ban. The bill allows residents to sue abortion providers for $10,000 for each abortion they perform.

# Military / DOD
The US left $7 billion of military gear – including 78 aircraft, 12,000 Humvees and thousands of air-to-ground weapons – in Afghanistan after Biden’s chaotic 2021 withdrawal, according to Pentagon report –Some
9,524 air-to-ground munitions were also left in the country https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10760917/The-left-7-billion-military-gear-including-78-aircraft-12-000-Humvees-Afghanistan.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQnUD4wnT$

# Nuclear
“Excessive” Radioactivity Outside an Oilfield Waste Facility: ‘This Needs to Be Fixed’: Nuclear Expert Calls Radioactivity Levels Found Outside Ohio Oilfield Waste Facility ‘Excessive.’ An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.

Radiation Protection and the Management of Radioactive Waste in the Oil and Gas Industry: Training Course Series No. 40 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/TCS-40_web.pdf__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mf8SEDI57FXsgB4D9im8UIsLyVUgHDhzcPybpR9v6hXYVp8Ocrnm4y6Q3MtaQnsIeEop$

# Science
New precision medicine tool discovers hidden genetic connections that could improve personalized medicine: All humans carry genetic variations in their DNA, called Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) that can underlie susceptibility to diseases such as diabetes and cancer.

Study in mice pinpoints molecular basis of deep sleep, suggests avenues for novel treatments: Healthy sleep is a basic physiologic need. Chronic sleep problems have been linked to mental health disorders, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity, among other conditions.

CAR-T therapy found effective in Black and Hispanic patients: CAR-T therapy, a form of immunotherapy that revs up T-cells to recognize and destroy cancer cells, has revolutionized the treatment of blood cancers, including certain leukemias, lymphomas, and most recently, multiple myeloma. However, Black and Hispanic people were largely absent from the major clinical trials that led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of CAR-T cell therapies.

CAR T drives acute myeloid leukemia into submission in pre-clinical
studies: Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have developed a novel treatment strategy that has the potential to bring the life-saving benefits of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T) to patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) the most common form of leukemia in adults.

# Social
Evictions Are Climbing to Pre-Pandemic Levels in Cities Across the U.S.:
Data suggest more than a third of households nationwide worry about facing eviction in the next two months.

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-28

Voices, The Peoples News

April 28, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Cherokee Nation can gather sacred plants on national park land: Five decades after the park service took over the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, the Cherokee can once again gather plants there https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.yahoo.com/agreement-allow-cherokee-nation-citizens-100129709.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJTxqEyj2$

‘We don’t trust Enbridge’: Indigenous women push Biden to block line 5
expansion: “The construction of this pipeline will bring massive risk and destruction. We do not want to see irreversible damage to our land, water, and wild rice. We do not want our lifeways destroyed.”

Indigenous Abolitionists Are Organizing for Healing and Survival: “This really is a time of action,” says Indigenous organizer Morning Star Gali.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
New tool to assess Long COVID symptoms: A comprehensive tool that can assess the symptoms of Long COVID has been developed at the University of Birmingham for use in research and clinical care.

Myocarditis, pericarditis risk highest after second COVID-19 vaccine
dose: The risk for myocarditis and pericarditis after COVID-19 mRNA vaccines is highest in young men after the second vaccine dose, according to a study published online April 20 in JAMA Cardiology.

Some Covid Patients Are Relapsing After Taking Paxlovid: Another Rare Virus Puzzle: They Got Sick, Got Treated, Got Covid Again https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/morning-breakout/some-covid-patients-are-relapsing-after-taking-paxlovid/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJezy0fbL$

Ohio Republicans’ Bill Forces Doctors to Offer Disproven Drugs to Treat COVID Doctors and health boards could be punished financially if they don’t promote the disproven drugs.

# Economy / Finance / Trade
Increasing disasters are ‘setting humanity on a spiral of self-destruction,’ UN warns “The financial system really needs to get ahead of this curve, because otherwise there’s a lot of built-up risk that isn’t being priced into how we make decisions.”

# Education / Schools
Conservatives Will Use Prayer in Schools to Attack Diversity: This is how the right bends the arc of history back toward injustice.

The Price Kids Pay: Schools and Police Punish Students With Costly Tickets for Minor Misbehavior: Illinois law bans schools from fining students. So local police are doing it for them, issuing thousands of tickets a year for truancy, vaping, fights and other misconduct.
Children are then thrown into a legal system designed for adults.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemical California oil and gas industry leans on political heavyweights to drill
wells:  Amid the industry’s calls for more oil and gas production due to the Ukraine war and the federal government opening public land to drilling, California approved more new wells in March and April than in any two-month period since last October https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://prospect.org/environment/california-oil-and-gas-industry-leans-on-political-heavyweights-to-drill-wells/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJR6BvBeP$

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals / Global European nations accuse Russia of natural gas ‘blackmail’: Polish and Bulgarian leaders accused Moscow of using natural gas to blackmail their countries after Russia’s state-controlled energy company stopped supplying their countries with gas https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-putin-business-poland-europe-22ddce581505fcb1eb6ca31864d98f76__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJSHx2CPd$

Human waste turned into renewable energy at Australia’s first biosolids gasification plant: A council in Australia opens the first biosolids gasification plant in the Southern Hemisphere, which turns human waste into renewable energy https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-04-27/qld-logan-council-biosolids-gasification-plant-human-waste/101016840__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJbLBV9gC$

# Environment / Climate / Global
10 Soccer Fields of Tropical Primary Forests Were Lost Every Minute in 2021 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ecowatch.com/tropical-forest-loss-2021.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJZ18RZ0L$

Cleared Land Can Return to Tropical Forest in Just 20 Years https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ecowatch.com/tropical-forest-regrow-20-years-2655985818.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJccSoQbS$

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other Prices soar as avian flu hits 1-in-10 egg-laying hens nationwide: The USDA reported the first confirmation of avian flu, highly pathogenic avian influenza, in February. The USDA reported the virus is now in 29 states and affecting 33.1 million birds in 157 commercial flocks and 82 backyard flocks. Approximately 25% of infections were in four commercial egg producers during the last two weeks.

# Food Recalls / Alerts
FDA says reports nearing 450 in outbreak associated with Lucky Charms cereal The FDA is reporting that the number of reports of illnesses linked to a dry cereal have almost doubled in the past week, reaching 446.

USDA issues alert for some ground beef including certain Kroger products. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert because of concerns that specific ground beef products may be adulterated with E. coli O26.

# General Information / Other News
Trump Admin Ignored Pentagon on Trucker’s $700M COVID Loan: Yellow Corporation’s loan was approved on terms that violated the CARES Act, the House oversight panel determined.

Building the “Big Lie”: Inside the Creation of Trump’s Stolen Election Myth Internal emails and interviews with key participants reveal for the first time the extent to which leading advocates of the rigged election theory touted evidence they knew to be disproven, disputed or dismissed as dubious.

Trump Said Kevin McCarthy’s Tough Talk After Capitol Attack Was the Result of an ‘Inferiority Complex’: The House minority leader is getting attacks from the outer reaches of the Republican Party, but the center is still standing behind him https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-kevin-mccarthy-inferiority-complex-1344290/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJRWcQTV-$

Trump Conspiracy Theorists Made 8 Attempts to Breach Voting Systems in 5 States All attempts involved Republican officials or party activists who have pushed false claims about Trump’s election loss.

Conspiracy-Addled GOPer Caught Meddling With Vote Machines: Dallas Schroeder was caught on camera copying classified information from a voting machine to computer drives, an investigation found.

Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover adds to his corporate political influence and lobbying power https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2022/04/elon-musk-political-spending__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJQa2OJhs$

# Global Politics
Russia Ramps Up ‘War of Disinformation’ as ‘Victory Day’ Looms: During a Wednesday speech, Putin said any countries that intervene in Russian military operations in Ukraine and create “unacceptable threats for us that are strategic in nature” would be met with a “lightning-fast”
response, Agence France-Presse reported.

As NATO Weighs Nuclear War Risk, U.S. Security ‘Assurances’ Upset Ukraine https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/nato-nuclear-war-risk-russia-us-ukraine-1701338__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJbKKSZP_$

This time around, Palestinians fear that Israel aims at more than just mere provocations. Instead, it plans to “impose a temporal and spatial division of Al-Aqsa Mosque.”

Deutsche Bank Whistleblower in Feds’ Trump Probe Found Dead: His body was found at a high school, authorities said. Valentin Broeksmit supplied investigators with hundreds of documents about Trump’s relationship with Deutsche Bank https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.salon.com/2022/04/28/deutsche-whistleblower-helped-investigators-probe-finances-found-in-la/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJe0fw1gr$

Putin Deploys Top-Secret Attack Dolphins in War on Ukraine: Satellite imagery shows Russia has placed two pens of highly trained dolphins at the mouth of its Sevastopol navy base in the Black Sea.

# Gov / Politics
Biden Possibly Canceling Student Loan Debt Sparks Fight With Republicans https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/biden-possibly-canceling-student-loan-debt-sparks-fight-republicans-1701522__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJSWVhayk$

The real reason Congress gets nothing done: Why doesn’t Congress get anything done? Well, one chamber actually does. Hundreds of bills have been passed by the House of Representatives, but have been blocked from even getting a vote in the Senate.

Propaganda wars are raging as Russia’s war on Ukraine expands: To analyze Russia’s war on Ukraine, we need to discuss propaganda wars being waged by Russia, Ukraine and the U.S.

SAY WHAT?!: Ohio Rep: Pregnancy From Rape Is an ‘Opportunity’ for Women.
She then bizarrely suggested that the baby could easily be given away by the mother, and may go on to cure cancer.

# Law Enforcement
Iowa Cops Charged With Stalking Women, Tasering Party Guests:
Ex-officials in Armstrong (pop. 875) have been slapped with over 100 charges related to stalking local women, electrocuting people as a party trick, and a host of financial crimes.

# Media
A wave of lawsuits aims to halt Louis DeJoy’s gas-guzzling postal fleet:
USPS is “doubling down on outdated technologies that are bad for our environment and bad for our communities.”

# Medical / Health Care
Antibiotics diminish babies’ immune response to key vaccines: With each round of antibiotics during a child’s first two years, antibody levels to four vaccines dropped further from what’s considered protective. The drugs disrupt gut bacteria, which appear to play a part in the body’s response to vaccines https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencenews.org/article/antibiotics-babies-immune-response-vaccines-gut-bacteria__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jS4aKfEWkmqEUUAyd_329rCnrisR8st5KKQj0xJWp6IPzL53HM9lhONUt7qfJWmgdA7b$

More Fluoride Exposure Leads to Less Sleep: Research suggests that fluoride from dietary and environmental sources may concentrate in calcium-containing regions of the body such as the pineal gland. The pineal gland synthesizes melatonin, a hormone that regulates the sleep-wake cycle.

# Military / DOD
Navy awards $72 million to Boeing for prototype of extra-large unmanned submarine Boeing has been under contract to build the Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles, or XLUUVs, since it won the contract over Lockheed Martin in February 2019.

China protests another ‘routine’ US Navy transit through Taiwan Strait:
The Navy sent another guided-missile destroyer through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, the fourth U.S. warship to make the trip this year.

# Science
All of the bases in DNA and RNA have now been found in meteorites: The discovery adds to evidence that suggests life’s precursors came from space. Scientists have detected adenine and guanine in meteorites for decades and seen hints of uracil. But cytosine and thymine had remained elusive.

Plug-and-play organ-on-a-chip can be customized to the patient:
Engineered tissues have become a critical component for modeling diseases and testing the efficacy and safety of drugs in a human context.

# Social
A unique concentration of homelessness, drug use, and needles is making Charleston, West Virginia a political microcosm of America’s overdose deaths and affordable housing crises.

# Veterans / VA
VA adds 9 respiratory cancers to list of illnesses caused by burn pits:
The cancers were added to the department’s presumptive list, which lowers the amount of evidence that veterans must provide to receive VA benefits.

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-27

Voices, The Peoples News

April 27, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Archaeology
Gaza Strip Farmer Digs Up 4,500-Year-Old Goddess of War: The statue shows the head of Anat, an ancient goddess of love, beauty, and war.
Palestinian archaeologists say that the head of the Canaanite deity, Anat, dates back 4,500 years to the late Bronze Age.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Another piece is added to the mosaic that now  proves the artificial origin of the SARS-Cov-2 virus. In recent days we have published an interview in which the president of the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA), Dr. Giorgio Palù, in his capacity as an eminent virologist of international fame, openly confirmed this suspicion, already revealed with certainty by authoritative biologists and intelligence experts, based on an unexplained 19-nucleotide identity of the Covid-19 pathogen with a human gene built in the laboratory by Moderna American Big Pharma in 2016.

FDA approves first COVID treatment for use in kids: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the antiviral remdesivir as the first COVID-19 treatment for young children.

The Biden administration plans to roughly double locations prescribing Pfizer’s COVID pills nationwide, citing increased supplies and continuing deaths from severe disease.
Paxlovid pills are now widely offered at pharmacies through Biden’s “test to treat” plan, as COVID cases are beginning to mount again in the US.

# Education / Schools
Harvard Puts Its ‘Extensive Financial Ties’ to Slavery on Display in
Report: “The report makes plain that slavery in America was by no means confined to the South,” said the university’s president.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemical US to boost jobs, curb emissions by plugging old oil and gas wells: As many as 120,000 jobs could be created by stopping abandoned oil and gas wells leaking climate-warming methane into the atmosphere.

Biden’s NEPA Move Could Kill Future Energy Projects, Experts Say: “The administration’s NEPA rewrite adds more bureaucratic red tape into the permitting process, not only for natural gas and oil but for hydrogen, CCUS, wind, and solar,” said American Petroleum Institute https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://prescottenews.com/index.php/2022/04/27/bidens-nepa-move-could-kill-future-energy-projects-experts-say-inside-sources/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCbwHVXbmv$

Washington State Passes All-Electric Heating Mandate for New Buildings:
Under a new energy code, most new commercial and large multifamily buildings will have to install heat pumps.

As Gas Prices Soared in 2021, Big Oil CEOs Got a Nearly $45 Million Raise. Twenty-eight major oil and gas CEOs collected a whopping $394 million in compensation in 2021.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals / Global BC approves North Coast gas project despite First Nations’ objections:
Ministers responsible for energy and environment refer First Nations’
concerns to industry, feds.

Gazprom halts gas supply to Poland and Bulgaria as Russia accused of blackmail https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-61240499__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb2Znpb6q$

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure Two Wyoming rivers under restrictions due to low snowpack, drought:
Irrigators on the Tongue River were notified of possible restrictions, while their counterparts on the North Platte under order to curtail irrigation https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://wyofile.com/two-wyo-rivers-under-restrictions-due-to-low-snowpack-drought/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb2TAs3-3$

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other Prices soar as avian flu hits 1-in-10 egg-laying hens nationwide: Egg prices increased dramatically in April, due in part to the avian flu, and industry sources don’t expect prices to fall anytime soon.

Video: Here’s the story of the pioneering purple nutrition-enhanced genetically modified tomato, and why GMOs are the future of food https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/04/08/video-here-is-the-story-of-the-pioneering-purple-nutrition-enhanced-genetically-modified-tomato-and-why-gmos-are-the-future-of-food/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb23QpMJz$

# General Information / Other News
Trump Admin Ignored Pentagon on Trucker’s $700M COVID Loan: “Today’s select subcommittee staff report reveals yet another example of the Trump administration disregarding their obligation to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars.”

CEO: Boeing’s Air Force One Deal With Trump Was a Bad Idea: The company has suffered a loss of $660 million in its ongoing efforts to convert two 747 airliners into Air Force One aircrafts.

Trump Warns of Killer ‘Tomatoes, Pineapples, and Bananas’ in Court Docs:
In new deposition transcripts, Trump defended encouraging rally attendees to beat up hypothetical protesters wielding tomatoes by claiming that projectile fruits can be lethal.

Trump Testified That He Was Scared He Was Going to Be Killed by a Flying Pineapple. The former president said he and his security detail were on alert for protesters attacking him with produce. “It was very dangerous,” he said in an October deposition https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-deposition-protester-tomato-pineapple-banana-threat-1343733/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb6kiCRJa$

# Global Politics
Russia Is Openly Talking About World War 3 for the First Time https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/russia-ukraine-warning-world-war-three-lavrov-1700897__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb5pHcHe4$

Western weapons for Kiev will be attacked in route: If the strikes on electrical substations continue, 1,600 Ukrainian electric locomotives will not be able to move.

# Gov / Politics
Office Hours: How do we restore accountability in America? Trump, Musk, GOP candidates sworn to the Big Lie, is democracy doomed?

Two state constitutional amendments on which Texans are set to vote on May 7 could lower some property taxes. The propositions would expand the cap on school district taxes for some residents and increase homestead exemptions for homeowners.

GOP Races Dominated by MAGA Candidates, Whether Trump Has Backed Them or
Not: Trumpism has triumphed as such a core GOP identity that most of the party’s candidates this election season, even those who are not officially endorsed by the former president, call themselves “Trump Republicans” and espouse his MAGA themes.

GOP Races Dominated by MAGA Candidates—Whether Trump Has Backed Them or Not https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/2022/05/13/gop-races-dominated-maga-candidateswhether-trump-has-backed-them-not-1701160.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb6BBo52u$

# Law Enforcement
Baby Boy Abducted by Stranger From Gramma’s Home Is Found Alive: Cops Believe Baby Snatchers Have Connection to Family. Three suspects in custody https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thedailybeast.com/3-month-old-brandon-cuellar-abducted-by-stranger-from-grannys-home-is-found-alive__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb9jos5T_$

How Oregon’s Prison System Retaliated Against Its Most Effective Jailhouse Lawyer: An  investigation, based on hundreds of pages of court documents, emails and audio recordings of Wilson’s disciplinary hearings obtained through public records requests, as well as extensive interviews with Wilson, prisoners he has assisted and lawyers he has worked with, reveals a pattern of retaliation by DOC against one of its most effective incarcerated legal assistants.

# Legal / DOJ
“It’s Like A Leech On Me”: Child Abuse Registries Punish Unsuspecting Parents Of Color: Millions of parents have been placed on these lists, often for the vague offense of “neglect.” The consequences can last for decades. A BuzzFeed News investigation.

Grand Jury With Trump Org’s Fate in Its Hands to Disband: Despite Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s suggestions otherwise, the end of the grand jury is yet another sign that the criminal case is sputtering.

We don’t know how gender-affirming hormone treatments interact with commonly prescribed drugs: Even when treatment is accessible, healthcare providers may lack comprehensive knowledge on how to treat them either due to insufficient training or lack of information available.

Drug Interactions with Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy: Focus on Antiretrovirals and Direct Acting Antivirals: Gender-affirming care may include hormonal therapy to attain desired health outcomes in transgender (trans) individuals.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Researchers discover how early-stage breast cancer can become a silent killer in some patients https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-04-early-stage-breast-cancer-silent-killer.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCbxGTxDW3$

Cellular regeneration therapy restores damaged liver tissue faster than
ever: Scientists improve liver regeneration in mice, which could lead to new treatments for liver disease https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/04/220426153653.htm__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb3rWEgjT$

Alzheimer’s and daytime napping linked in new research: Could there be a link between cognitive decline and excessive daytime napping? New research suggests a potential connection, according to an article published in The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-napping-20475/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCbxQDnwvl$

Inside the Top-Secret Abortion Underground: Code names, top-secret training, and a movement of women determined to avoid the medical establishment.

# Technology
Elon Musk Previews What He’ll Do With Twitter: Serve Up His Employees for the Far Right’s Racist Abuse. The Tesla founder is proving himself to be a formidable troll-in-chief https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/elon-musk-twitter-cernovich-far-right-abuse-1343566/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!k5Bs0ryNUCMl81LLubRvkj4Ux5vQuSrmPRZC1J1cwN0ZDI34h04IjZUoBmeCb7l-6To5$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-26

Voices, The Peoples News

April 26, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Border / Immigration
Disabled vet pleads guilty in border-wall scheme that included Steve Bannon https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2022/04/22/disabled-veteran-pleads-guilty-in-border-wall-scheme-that-included-steve-bannon/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfORpEo8f3$

This is what it’ll take to end the military’s border mission:
Federalized National Guard troops have been deploying to the U.S.-Mexico border for nearly four years, with no end in sight https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2022/04/25/this-is-what-itll-take-to-end-the-militarys-border-mission/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOV5xIHFg$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Trump’s COVID Task Force Vowed to Quit if One Doctor Was Fired https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/trumps-covid-task-force-vowed-quit-if-any-one-doctor-was-fired-trump-1700605__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOW2BzdRR$

Pfizer COVID-19 third dose vaccine protection against hospitalization from omicron wanes after 3 months: study https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/71/wr/mm7107e2.htm__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOZCumJg3$

Asthma drug can block crucial SARS-CoV-2 protein: A drug used to treat asthma and allergies can bind to and block a crucial protein produced by the virus SARS-CoV-2, and reduce viral replication in human immune cells https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/950687__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOZ7cEzwL$

Make-up of SARS-CoV-2 outer envelope revealed for the first time:
Scientists from Cardiff University have detailed the molecular make-up of the fatty outer envelope of SARS-CoV-2 for the first time, and say it could prove an important new target for antivirals.

Moderna CEO Was Paid $18.2 Million in 2021: Moderna partnered with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), headed by Anthony Fauci, MD, to develop and test the mRNA vaccine known today as Spikevax.

Another Two Boys Died in Their Sleep Days After Receiving Second
COVID-19 Vaccine
Medical experts have been investigating what happened and have now released their report. An epidemiologist says it adds to a body of evidence that confirms Pfizer’s vaccine can lead to death in children.”

# Economy / Finance / Trade
Biden is blaming everyone for inflation but himself: It’s a disgraceful dereliction of duty, and the American people shouldn’t stand for it, because it means inflation won’t be mitigated.

US pledges $391 million for Euro allies to buy American to backfill weapons donations to Ukraine: More than a dozen European allies will get nearly $400 million in new U.S. grants to buy American military hardware to backfill weapons they’ve donated to Ukraine from their own stockpiles, the State Department announced Monday.

# Education / Schools
Ron DeSantis Joins Betsy DeVos in Push to Privatize Michigan Public Schools DeVos is promoting a plan that could drain $1 billion from the state’s pool of public school funding over five years.

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure ‘Unusual’ New Species of Jellyfish Found in Monterey Bay: The Atolla is a common deep-sea crown jellyfish with a scarlet red bell and one tentacle that is longer than the others. Scientists have discovered a new species of Atolla that lives in the deep waters of Monterey Bay in a region called the “midnight zone,” where sunlight doesn’t reach.

‘Above Normal’ Early Wildfire Season Begins With Wildfires in Nebraska, Multiple Southwestern States https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ecowatch.com/wildfire-season-us-2022.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfORJh5dJN$

# Environment / Climate / Global
# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other GMO is out, ‘bioengineered’ is in, as new U.S. food labeling rules take
effect: After years of planning and implementation on January 1 of this year, shoppers will likely see these labels more often at the grocery store https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foodandwine.com/news/new-bioengineered-gmo-food-label-rules-2022__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOebw-GhX$

# Global Politics
Macron’s Election Win Positions Him to Lead Europe’s Response to Russia https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/emmanuel-macron-election-win-positions-him-lead-europe-response-russia-eu-1700624__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOQm7vOV3$

Vladimir Putin Has to Appear Victorious 14 days from Today. Can He?
Russia’s failed southern offensive puts the Kremlin leader in a corner.

Sweden and Finland Will Apply to Join NATO, Officials Confirm: Peace activists in both countries have spoken out against membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO).

# Gov / Politics
Ron DeSantis Gives Republicans Path to Block Biden Agenda https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/ron-desantis-gives-republicans-path-block-biden-agenda-1700726__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOS8gOr1n$

Florida Spending Millions on Police Force for Election Fraud: DeSantis’
task force will cost $3.7 million and employ up to 15 agents trained to investigate election-related crimes, which are incredibly uncommon in the Sunshine State.

A conspiracy of quaking, craven cowards: As Republican politicians give up all principle to gain Trump’s blessing, where will it end?

Building the “Big Lie”: Inside the Creation of Trump’s Stolen Election Myth Internal emails and interviews with key participants reveal for the first time the extent to which leading advocates of the rigged election theory touted evidence they knew to be disproven, disputed or dismissed as dubious.

Texts to Mark Meadows Reveal Right-Wingers Scheming to Blame “Antifa”
for January 6. The not-so-best and not-so-brightest aided and abetted a sloppy coup via text message. Here are the highlights.

Sanders Calls on Biden to Invite Starbucks, Amazon Union Workers to White House “Biden has talked more about unions than any other president in my lifetime,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said. “But talk is not enough.”

DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Ranked-Choice Voting Option for All of
Florida: The new law restricts any town, village, city or county from using ranked-choice voting in their elections.

U.S. Global Drone War Has Killed Untold Numbers of Civilians, Including Children We must not forget the casualties of the U.S.’s never-ending “war on terror.”

# Law Enforcement
Cop Who Shot Black Man in Head During Traffic Stop ID’d: Officer Christopher Schurr has been named weeks after the horrific shooting that rocked a community.

Sheriff Encourages Florida Residents to “Shoot Intruders” To “Save Taxpayers Money”

Ex-Boston Cop Union Head Admits Raping Kids for Decades: Patrick Rose was sentenced to between 10 and 13 years in prison.

# Legal / DOJ
Donald Trump Dealt a Blow in New York Fraud Case: Engoron ordered Trump to “comply in full” with the subpoena after he challenged the order.
Instead of producing the documents by the deadline, Trump “raised a new round of objections to the document requests in the subpoena” on March
31 and “stated that he would not produce any documents responsive to OAG’s [Office of the Attorney General’s] subpoena, in direct violation of the judge’s order.”

New York AG Investigates Real Estate Giant for Helping Trump: Lawyers revealed Monday that the New York AG isn’t just going after the Trump Organization.

Kafka in America: When Judges Don’t Know the Law: Magistrate courts in
32 states don’t require sitting judges to have a law degree. That sets up a “Kafka-esque” reality in hundreds of courtrooms where judges with no legal training issue rulings affecting the most vulnerable citizens https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thecrimereport.org/2022/04/26/kafka-in-america-when-judges-dont-know-the-law/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOe8YqmlG$

Georgia Officials Tied to $200M Human Trafficking Scheme: Brett Donovan Bussey and Jorge Gomez, who worked for the Georgia Department of Labor, have been linked to one of the largest U.S. human trafficking cases ever prosecuted involving foreign agricultural laborers brought here on seasonal visas https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thecrimereport.org/2022/04/20/georgia-officials-tied-to-200m-human-trafficking-scheme/*:*:text=Brett*20Donovan*20Bussey*20and*20Jorge,Yahoo!*20News*20via*20USA*20Today__;I34lJSUlJSUlJQ!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOUEqPTox$ .

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Healthcare finance system is our leading cause of death: The Grim Reaper here is a healthcare finance system perversely designed to limit access to quality care. This finance regime outright denies and rations medical interventions on the basis of poverty, race, ethnicity and gender, then covers its tracks by offering no accounting of the health effect of its rules and procedures.

Promising biologic drug for treating chronic lung disease: NUS scientists have discovered a novel property of a protein found in human lungs that could lead to the development of biologic drugs to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.nus.edu.sg/nus-scientists-discover-promising-biologic-drug-for-treating-chronic-lung-disease/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j6dcDziF_fDnvJi-wL6s2SS7n4j4siyZnXW4WNogUAvvS9kZ-M8WPbXfhjcfOd6s7sYg$

Biden Can Reduce Prescription Drug Prices Without Congress, Warren Says:
The senator cites public health and legal experts who say that the executive branch can intervene without Congress.

# Military / DOD
Joe Biden Wants More Defense Contractors to Fight the New Cold War: Amid escalating tensions with Russia over its invasion of Ukraine and China over its claim to Taiwan, the Biden administration has placed competition at the heart of its foreign policy initiative.

# Nuclear
Playing with Fire at Chernobyl: After 36 years, the nuclear site is again in danger.

# Social
Don’t Believe the Government’s Talking Points About Civil Asset
Forfeiture: Every year, federal, state and local government agents take, and permanently keep, billions of dollars of Americans’ property through a practice known as civil forfeiture. The danger that poses to people’s property rights and due process raises serious questions about legitimacy and fairness.

How PeoplesHub is fostering local revolutions. PeoplesHub offers organizers essential knowledge and online solutions for progressive change.

# UFO  [UAP: Unidentified Arial Phenomena] Disclosure UFOs left ‘radiation burns’ and ‘unaccounted for pregnancies,’ new Pentagon report claims: Encounters with UFOs have reportedly left Americans suffering from radiation burns, brain and nervous system damage, and even “unaccounted for pregnancy,” according to a massive database of U.S. government reports recently made public through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

# Veterans / VA
VA adds 9 respiratory cancers to list of illnesses caused by burn pits:
The cancers were added to the department’s presumptive list, which lowers the amount of evidence that veterans must provide to receive VA benefits.

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-25

Voices, The Peoples News

April 25, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Take uranium contamination off our land, Navajos urge federal nuclear
officials: The gale-force winds that swept across New Mexico on Friday, driving fires and evacuations, gave Diné residents in a small western New Mexico community an opportunity to demonstrate first hand the danger they live with every day.

# Border / Immigration
Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s war are getting fast-tracked into the US, while other immigrants fleeing violence still face stiff barriers. “It is really jarring seeing how the welcome wagon was rolled out in comparison to how it’s been going for others.”

For Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country, the process to enter the US from Tijuana can take hours or days, immigration lawyers said, and hundreds are being processed daily. Meanwhile, immigrants from other places like Central America, Haiti, and Africa have been waiting months, and in some cases more than a year https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/adolfoflores/ukrainians-us-mexico-border-treatment?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=04*25*2022*20Incoming*20newsletter&utm_term=News*20confirmed*20list__;Ly8lJSUl!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r5QichVC$

A group of former Trump administration officials has been pressuring Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to declare an “invasion” at the Texas-Mexico border under the U.S. Constitution so he can use state personnel to deport migrants. The idea has long been popular on the fringes of the right, and Abbott recently acknowledged he’s been studying it.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
The Right Is Hijacking the Definition of Personal Freedom: It could have deadly consequences for our ability to fight future pandemics.

# Economy / Finance / Trade
Global Capitalism Has Become Dependent on War-Making to Sustain Itself:
The Ukraine crisis is not the cause but a consequence of the general crisis of global capitalism.

Global Military Spending Tops $2 Trillion; U.S. Outspends Next Nine Nations Combined https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.democracynow.org/2022/4/25/headlines/global_military_spending_tops_2_trillion_us_outspends_next_nine_nations_combined__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rzOJ7Tp9$

# Education / Schools
‘Really Scary and Sad’: How School Counselors Got Caught in the GOP’s Culture-War Dragnet https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://miamistandard.news/2022/04/24/really-scary-and-sad-how-school-counselors-got-caught-in-the-gops-culture-war-dragnet/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rxT5hOcs$

Gender Indoctrination in Public Schools Has Gone Too Far: The public school system is overstepping its ground with regard to gender education. It is not the place of public education to “affirm”
identities. Even if it were, why are they so razor-focused on gender fluidity and sexuality? What is the end game here?

Dark Money Networks That Attacked Justice Jackson Are Also Attacking Schools Until our policies prioritize the knowledge and labor of teachers, the far right will succeed in dominating our schools.

DeSantis Ban on Math Books Financially Benefits Another Anti-CRT GOP Governor. The agency that oversaw the rejection of textbooks in Florida hasn’t been transparent about why each book was denied.

‘Just Cancel It’: 85% of Young US Voters Want Action on Student Debt https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/04/25/just-cancel-it-85-young-us-voters-want-action-student-debt__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rznOkMBB$

# Employment / Labor
NLRB Needs Funding Influx to Defend Labor Rights Amid Organizing Upsurge Workers want unions. They deserve an NLRB that can defend the right to form them.

The Weird, Demeaning Office Ritual That Has to Go:  Secretary’s Day, was started by the International Association of Administrative Professionals with excellent intentions: to draw attention to the need for administrative support staff to be paid fairly and given training and development opportunities. But that’s not what has happened.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals / Global Putin’s Ukraine Invasion Is About Energy and Natural Resources: The West can deny Russia access to markets while building up the trans-Atlantic oil and gas trade. Cumulative conditions, from the situation on the front lines in Ukraine to the global economic and social situation, suggest that a full-scale war in Europe is almost inevitable.

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure Scientists record first case of harmful bacteria in ubiquitous weed found throughout US: “The host of the disease is known as one of the most widespread and problematic weeds found everywhere, called yellow nutsedge, it is one of the most aggressive weeds that commonly grows in lawns, home landscapes, vegetable and flower gardens and agricultural systems.”

Why old-growth forests matter so much in the fight against climate
change: Biden’s executive order to preserve ancient trees is a big deal—but it could have gone further.  In the past two years, three massive wildfires that roared through the western slope of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains torched thousands of sequoias. The damage was so severe, experts estimated, that almost a fifth of the planet’s sequoias died or suffered terminal burns during the blazes.

# Environment / Climate / Global
Lower-level ozone is responsible for warming of the Antarctic ocean, reveals new research: Researchers have identified a lesser-known form of ozone playing a big role in heating the Southern Ocean. Ozone is a gas composed of three oxygen atoms. Many studies have described ozone in the stratosphere and its role in shielding people from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation. Closer to ground level, ozone is harmful to humans in the troposphere.

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other Non-GMO, Organic Food Distributor Azure Standard HQ Just Went Up in Smoke https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theorganicprepper.com/azure-standard-fire/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r3vYkEOJ$

Jim Gale On How And Why We Should Cover the World in Food Forests https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://livefreenow.podbean.com/e/lfn-115-jim-gale-on-how-and-why-we-should-cover-the-world-in-food-forests/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rz7Kt97n$

# General Information / Other News
Trump Held in Contempt of Court for Failing to Comply With Subpoena in Fraud Case. The former president will have to pay a $10,000 fine for every day he doesn’t comply with the subpoena issued by Attorney General Letitia James — at least for now https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.commondreams.org/news/2022/04/25/trump-held-contempt-court-failing-comply-subpoena-fraud-case__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rzXgmxjF$

# Global Politics
Will Ukraine invasion push Japan to go nuclear? How could Japan ever contemplate getting nukes? It’s a ridiculous idea. Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered a nuclear attack. Twice. Japan acquiring nuclear weapons is unthinkable. The people would never accept it. Right? Right. Or so the story has gone for the last 77 years.

Why the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia yelled at Biden’s adviser: Bin Salman hinted at the breakdown in relations with Washington last month in an interview with The Atlantic. He warned the US not to interfere in the internal affairs of the absolute monarchy.

# Gov / Politics
Steve Bannon Threatens Bill Barr Will Be Put on Trial If GOP Takes
Power: “I would tell to Bill Barr, ‘Preserve your documents,'” the former Trump administration official said.

Sarah Palin Open to Being Donald Trump’s Running Mate in 2024 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2022/04/21/sarah-palin-on-trump-her-congress-run-love-with-ron-duguay/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rz-_i6aW$

Florida Lawmaker Says Gerrymandered State Maps Are Part of Racist Strategy, “Not Just a Culture War”

The Ongoing GOP Attack on Democracy: Trump lost by seven million votes, but his false claim that Democrats stole the election from him isn’t just about 2020 anymore.

# Law Enforcement
Policing causes violence, not the other way around: What liberal politicians and the media refuse to acknowledge is that crime is linked to the failures of capitalism, not to the lack of police. Indeed, police are part of the problem, not the solution.

Former correctional sergeant charged with assaulting inmates and falsifying report The Justice Department announced that Lorenzo Mills has been charged in a four-count indictment for assaulting the three inmates and falsification of records for submitting a false written statement.

# Media
Postal ‘Reform’ Bill Locks in Slower Mail Service: The Postal Service Reform Act (PSRA) signed by President Biden on April 6 makes it harder to improve historically slow mail service and it passed over needed systemic overhauls.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Deadly Hepatitis Strain Targeting Kids Now in 12 Countries:  At least one child has died and 17 children have needed liver transplants as a severe strain of hepatitis worries the WHO https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/apr/23/at-least-one-child-has-died-from-mystery-strain-of-severe-hepatitis-who-confirms__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r69zQE2B$

Chemicals in everyday products are spurring obesity, warns a new review Exposure to obesogens, which are “pretty much everywhere,” is in part driving the obesity epidemic, according to scientists.
See also: Phytoestrogen is found in plants and acts on the body’s estrogen receptors, which induces the production of fat cells. It’s one of a class of chemicals referred to as obesogens, according to a set of new reviews published last month in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology.

The Private Equity Giant KKR Bought Hundreds Of Homes For People With Disabilities. Some Vulnerable Residents Suffered Abuse And Neglect.
BrightSpring Health Services, which KKR bought in 2019, says it helps thousands of people with disabilities “live their best lives.” But investigation found conditions often dire, and in some cases fatal.

The Most Unexpected Consequence of the Texas Abortion Ban https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/04/texas-abortion-ban-women-decisions.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r6YHBQOR$

Nursing Home Owners Are Fighting New York Law That Prioritizes Patient Care Nursing homes are skimping on critical services and some are fighting a law to reinvest profits into patient care.

# Military / Global
Britain reveals Ukrainian soldiers are training locally: Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Ukrainians were training on vehicles being donated to Kyiv by London during his two-day trip to India, where he also announced a defense arms pact with New Delhi. PM’s spokesperson denies move is escalatory as UK also trains Ukrainian troops in Poland to use anti-aircraft defences https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/apr/21/uk-training-ukrainian-soldiers-weapons-equipment__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r97Pp8Ri$

Israeli forces fire artillery shells into southern Lebanon: According to Lebanese media, UN peacekeeping forces (UNIFIL) in the country’s south sounded sirens along several of its positions near the border, while the Lebanese Army deployed troops.

Islamic State claims bombing in Nigeria’s Taraba state capital: The bomb injured 11 people including children, police said.

At least 168 killed in violence in Sudan’s Darfur: Fighting in the Kreinik area of West Darfur province also wounded 98 others, according to a Sudanese aid group.

There’s so Many Russian War Crimes It’ll Take Years to Count: Even the forensic pathologists are in tears in Ukraine, where the scale of the atrocities carried out by the Russians is too huge to calculate.

Russia hits rail, fuel facilities in attacks deep in Ukraine: Russia unleashed a string of attacks against Ukrainian rail and fuel installations Monday, striking crucial infrastructure far from the front line https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2022-04-25/us-promises-new-aid-to-ukraine-in-fight-against-russia__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rxOIP0RC$

# Social
The Librarians Fighting Book Bans: “The whole point [of a library] is to provide a wide variety of viewpoints and let the reader decide.”

# Technology
Sci-Fi fans, rejoice! NASA “holoported” a doctor to the International Space Station It’s just the first step of a technology that could be useful both on Earth and in space.

When billionaires talk about freedom, watch your wallets. They want to use their vast fortunes to do whatever they please, unconstrained by laws or regulations, shareholders, even consumers. Behind Elon Musk’s blather about free markets, free speech, and free choice is his goal to be free from accountability https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://robertreich.substack.com/p/when-billionaires-talk-about-freedom?s=r__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4r12tOaw-$

Elon Musk to buy Twitter: Musk has been a prolific Twitter user and sharp critic of  content moderation. Musk seals $44 billion deal for Twitter, pledges to defeat spam bots https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-twitter-set-accept-musks-best-final-offer-sources-2022-04-25/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!lq-4W71hQvC-QZWvaqXLMbRsv8KxoGiMSQhz2xQjqFNt26GM0iOqAltP9xN4rxfoD-V-$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-24

Voices, The Peoples News

April 24, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Border / Immigration
42 migrants on terror watchlist arrested attempting to enter US illegally under Biden.  CBP data –More than 220,000 migrant encounters took place in March alone https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2022/04/19/dozens-of-suspected-terrorists-stopped-at-border-since-biden-took-office/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnTTDmQ8x$

ICE Set to Release 600,000 Illegal Aliens Into U.S. By End of September, 3.6M Already In.  Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) is expected to release more than half a million illegal aliens into the interior of the United States over the next sixth months. The prediction was provided to a federal judge about what can be expected at the southern border with Mexico after the Title 42 coronavirus border protocol is dropped next month.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Some cases of long COVID-19 may be caused by an abnormally suppressed immune system: Scientists had previously suspected that an overactive immune system was at the root of the syndrome https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newswise.com/coronavirus/some-cases-of-long-covid-19-may-be-caused-by-an-abnormally-suppressed-immune-system-ucla-led-research-suggests/?article_id=769398__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnSSvKwtQ$

Single dose of AZD7442 effectively prevents COVID-19: A single dose of
AZD7442 is effective for preventing COVID-19, according to a study published online April 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

AZD7442 PROVENT Phase III prophylaxis trial met primary endpoint in preventing COVID-19: 77% reduced risk of developing symptomatic COVID-19. First long-acting antibody combination to prevent COVID-19 https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.astrazeneca.com/media-centre/press-releases/2021/azd7442-prophylaxis-trial-met-primary-endpoint.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnbE0pV_G$

State Legislatures Across the U.S. Are Chipping Away at Vaccine Requirements. Legislators in Kansas are pushing bills that add religious exemptions for school vaccine mandates.

Do masks still help if nobody else is wearing one? Here’s how much protection masks offer if you’re the only person wearing one, and which masks do the best job.

# Economy / Finance / Trade
‘Atlanta’ Exposes the Black Lives Matter Industrial Complex: At its most keen moments, the episode highlights the perverse symbiosis between social-justice grifters and corporations while the marginalized communities they purport to care about are left out in the cold.

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure Glyphosate from helicopters? Spraying herbicides from helicopters?
Concerns mount over plans for southern B.C. forests. To the forestry industry these plants are pests, but for berry pickers they are important foods and medicine https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thenarwhal.ca/glyphosate-southern-bc-forests/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnduNUhGP$

Thawing permafrost is roiling the Arctic landscape. Warming temperatures are driving a hidden world of changes beneath the surface.
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# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other Food Shortages and Food Processing Plant Fires – What’s Going On? There have been an unusual number of significant fires in food processing facilities around the country this year and even going back into last year.

Company Responsible for Tainted Baby Formula Has Monopoly Over Aid Program Sales. The current sole-source system allowing market monopolies within government aid programs puts babies at risk.

# General Information / Other News
Trump Ohio Rally to Inflame MAGA-World Civil War Over J.D. Vance Senate Bid https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/trump-ohio-rally-inflame-maga-world-civil-war-over-jd-vance-senate-bid-1700319__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsncH4uaei$

# Global Politics
Russian Soldiers Raising Soviet Flag Over Occupied Ukraine Cities.
Rosgvardia police unit hoisted the red “banner of victory” up the main flagpole in the city’s “Alley of Glory,” a park dedicated to the memory of locals who fought in the Red Army during the Second World War.

ISIS tells members to use Ukraine crisis to strike West: Terror group urges members to strike while the West is distracted. Terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL [but still I-CIA-SIS]) has called on its members and supporters to wage jihad against Europe and Israel while the West is distracted by the situation in Ukraine https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rt.com/news/554172-isis-followers-jihad-europe-israel/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnfX5BcFL$

Russia Racing Against Clock to Win Ukraine War Before May 9 ‘Victory Day’

Donald Trump Furious With Piers Morgan, Wants ‘Big Changes’ to Interview. The former president also accused Piers Morgan of “unlawfully and deceptively” editing their interview after the trailer was released.

How Russia and China Use Disinformation to Justify Internment Camps https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/how-russia-china-use-disinformation-justify-internment-camps-1699530__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsncwf17XV$

The cascading effects of the EU’s deepening divisions over Ukraine:
These differences make it difficult to create strong foreign, security, and defense policies. https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/86948__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnQXod1IZ$

# Gov / Politics
Congressional support for International Criminal Court grows in wake of Russia-Ukraine war. Russia’s unprovoked attack of Ukraine is fueling congressional enthusiasm for the International Criminal Court in The Hague https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.stripes.com/theaters/europe/2022-04-22/ukraine-russia-war-international-criminal-court**Acongress-5765941.html__;wqA!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnY1xKhL7$

House Republicans look to policy over personalities to win back the
majority: House Republicans, however, aren’t worried about opening themselves up to potential attacks as they prepare to unveil an official policy platform. [2022] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/161784?t=17&akid=321519*2E1195276*2EGkfijb__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnejQbW2u$

Why The President’s Party Almost Always Has A Bad Midterm: It’s worth digging into the data behind this rule, though, and the reasons why it so often holds true. Are Republicans really a lock to sweep the 2022 midterms? [2022] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/161152?t=19&akid=321519*2E1195276*2EGkfijb__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsncbEbti8$

State-level Republicans going extreme anti-trans, anti-abortion laws:Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country are taking up anti-trans and anti-abortion bills at a shocking rate, as lawmakers seize on an enforcement mechanism first tested by Texas’s SB 8. [2022] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/161786?t=21&akid=321519*2E1195276*2EGkfijb__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnXOHY0OZ$

Voting Battles Take Shape as G.O.P. Crafts New Election Bills: New reporting outlines potential upcoming efforts by Republicans at the state-level to push new anti-voter legislation in state legislative sessions across the country beginning in 2022. [2021] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/160094?t=23&akid=321519*2E1195276*2EGkfijb__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnZmC5w7-$

One of the centerpieces of what would become a $1.9 trillion dollar bill was raising the Child Tax Credit (CTC) from $2,000 to $3,000 per child (or $3,600 for a child under age 6) and making it refundable. [2021] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://act.moveon.org/go/161788?t=25&akid=321519*2E1195276*2EGkfijb__;JSU!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnZ8smoZD$

NYC Council Passes Bill To Give Noncitizens Right To Vote In City
Elections: The City Council approved a measure to allow legal, non-citizen, residents to vote in municipal elections, despite vocal opposition to the “irresponsible” and “dangerous” legislation, a procedural obstacle and threat of a legal challenge.

# Law Enforcement
Son of Far-Right Group Leader Charged with Child Sex Abuse. Richard Mack faces charges that he sexually abused a child—but his father, who heads up an anti-government sheriff’s association, says the accusations are bogus.

# Legal / DOJ
Law Requiring Drunk Drivers To Pay Child Support if Parent Is Killed Passes in Tennessee: Legislation has passed in Tennessee requiring drunk drivers to pay child support to families who’ve lost a parent as a result of their reckless decision to sit behind the wheel.

Democrats tear into Kevin McCarthy after leaked audio shows he privately blamed Trump for Jan. 6, calling him ‘feckless, spineless’ and a ‘liar’

Leaked Tape Shows Trump Knew He Was to Blame for Jan. 6: The latest tape revelation came after Kevin McCarthy initially denied blasting Trump.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Real-time molecular imaging of near-surface tissue using Raman
spectroscopy: Modern imaging modalities have facilitated a steady progress in medicine and treatment of diseases. Among them, Raman spectroscopy has gained attention for clinical applications as a label-free, non-invasive method to deliver a molecular fingerprint of a sample.

Understanding arteriosclerosis: How blood vessels restructure under
pressure: High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a very common condition that can arise from physical activity, stress, or certain disorders. Unfortunately, persistent hypertension can cause long-lasting changes in the structure of vascular smooth muscle cells https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/04/220422094320.htm__;!!On18fmf1aQ!jyfGkwsBv5ptg29zYjIFgUzXqAfyLIDNGgg6Jzphw3p5Nze3o06WhulRuGjsnQxLJ2Op$

New combo immunotherapy prolongs survival in patients with advanced kidney cancer The use of immunotherapy and/or targeted drugs revolutionized the treatment of many cancers, but some people grow resistant to immunotherapy drugs and relapse as a result.

Less invasive, more precise surgery, performed by a magnetic needle:
Imagine a tiny, untethered needle that can enter the body through an incision no larger than a pin prick to perform biopsies, suture wounds, and even deliver cancer-fighting chemotherapy directly to tumors.

Wuhan Lab Allowed to Destroy ‘Secret Files’ Under Its Partnership With US National Lab, Agreement Shows: A memorandum of understanding between the Wuhan lab and the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch states that each lab can ask the other to return or “destroy” any so-called “secret files,” any communications, documents, data or equipment resulting from their collaboration, and ask that they wipe any copies.

# Veterans / VA
VA opens applications for suicide prevention grant program: The Department of Veterans Affairs has open applications for a new grant program that will allow the agency to provide funds for community-based suicide prevention efforts.

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-22

Voices, The Peoples News

April 22, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
Indigenous Communities Worldwide Are Rising Up Against Big Coal and Big Oil A Diné filmmaker discusses how fossil fuel companies are devastating Indigenous lands, and how people are resisting.

EVs’ demand for copper escalates threat against Apache’s Oak Flat: A massive copper mine in Arizona could destroy an Apache community’s most sacred land.

# Border / Immigration
What did Greg Abbott’s border inspections turn up? Oil leaks, flat tires and zero drugs.
The governor ordered troopers to thoroughly inspect every commercial truck coming from Mexico in what he described as an effort to stop illegal drugs and migrants from being smuggled into Texas.

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
COVID-19 can directly infect and damage human kidney cells https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-22781-1__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8ko43T0El$

Why COVID-19 Makes People Lose Their Sense of Smell: We’re beginning to understand the mechanism behind this relatively common symptom https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-covid-19-makes-people-lose-their-sense-of-smell1/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kjgp27jk$

Universal ‘pan coronavirus vaccine’? Scientists believe it’s possible within 2-3 years https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2022/04/19/universal-pan-vaccine-scientists-believe-its-possible-within-2-3-years/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8ku6UuKRJ$

The week it became obvious: The Biden admin is tired of making Covid decisions. We’re all exhausted by decision fatigue. But the government has no excuse.

# Employment / Labor
Long-time fast food workers strike for the first time, as the industry faces a pivotal shift. A fast-food franchise owner is living the American dream of an immigrant who rose from fry cook to business mogul.
But has his success come at the expense of his largely immigrant workforce?

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemical Four of the world’s largest oil-and-gas companies are failing to back their words and pledges on climate change with genuine action and investment. Mentions of climate change and low-carbon energy have roughly tripled in annual reports from Chevron, ExxonMobil, BP and Shell over the past decade.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals / Global Two Ex-Russian Gas Company Execs Found Dead in Two Days. Meanwhile, the head of the country’s second-largest oil company has stepped down.

# Global Politics
Russian TV Panel Laughs While Discussing Nuclear Strikes Against the
U.S.: The Russian military reportedly test-fired the nuclear-capable Sarmat missile from Plesetsk in the country’s northwestern region and successfully hit targets in the Kamchatka Peninsula, some 3,700 miles away. Putin said that the long-awaited weapon is “capable of overcoming all modern means of anti-missile defense.”

The Cascading Effects of the EU’s Deepening Divisions Over Ukraine:
These differences will make it more difficult for the EU to create strong foreign, security, and defense policies.

Ukraine War Live: Four Evacuation Buses Were Able to Leave Mariupol, Convoy of evacuee buses reaches Zaporizhzhia, Kyiv confirms https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.euronews.com/2022/04/01/ukraine-war-live-mariupol-evacuation-falters-as-russia-builds-up-for-new-offensive__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kvWuGruV$

# Gov / Politics
Biden approves another $800M in military aid, including more howitzers, for Ukraine The new package includes 72 U.S. 155mm howitzers, 72 tactical vehicles to tow them and 144,000 artillery rounds for the howitzers and other “field equipment and spare parts,” chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Thursday.

What Is Included in Second $800 Million Military Aid Package for
Ukraine: The U.S. has sent approximately $3.4 billion in military aid to Ukraine following Russia’s invasion of the Eastern European country on February 24.

Florida Republicans Pass Bill Punishing Disney for LGBTQ Support: The state’s legislature on Thursday advanced a bill stripping the company of its ability to self-govern. Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign it into law https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/florida-house-passes-bill-stripping-disney-district-1341083/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kr4Vs8P-$

Jan. 6 Cop Says Sen. Mike Lee ‘Lied’ After Pushing to Overturn Election:
A group of people affected by the Capitol Attack met with Republican lawmakers after the attack to push for an independent investigation. New revelations have left them fuming https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/jan6-donald-trump-mike-lee-capitol-police-1340867/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kuJI6I-Z$

Conservative super PAC spends millions boosting Republican congressional
candidates: As primary elections in key swing states heat up, super PACs backed by billionaire investors are ramping up spending, with the conservative Club for Growth drawing from its multimillion-dollar war chest to spend on congressional races across the country.

Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta registers as a foreign agent lobbying for Libya’s government: Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta has returned to lobbying, growing his slate of clients to include Libya’s government.

The third-party brokers who make millions selling your data to political groups Campaigns and super PACs pay third-party data brokers millions of dollars each cycle for intel on voters they hope to reach.

Sen. Warren pushes TurboTax for answers about its efforts to block free tax filing Warren’s letter also points to a March 31st report, which found that Intuit employed former government officials, including former members of Congress, in its lobbying efforts. Intuit’s corporate political action committee has given donations to both Democrats and Republicans, according to the data.

Sen. Barrett fundraising ask claims ‘your child’ is scheduled for gender reassignment surgery: WinRed appeal claims Dems are ‘HELLBENT’ on ‘pushing transgender ideology on young children’

Kevin McCarthy Caught in Bald-Faced Lie: Leaked audio proved that McCarthy said he planned to ask Trump to resign after Jan. 6, but Trump is reportedly delighted.

Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies as part of a legal challenge to her candidacy. Greene’s appearance in an Atlanta court Friday made her the first GOP member of Congress to testify publicly about Jan. 6, even as a Democratic-led committee back in Washington, D.C., has spent months investigating the attack.

In a Pre-Election Video, Marjorie Taylor Greene Endorsed Political Violence The House Republican said in a broadcast with a gun activist that defending freedom could require “the price of blood.”

The Man Behind Citizens United Is Just Getting Started. Meet the lawyer who could turn our elections upside down.

# Law Enforcement
FBI Allowed Larry Nassar to Continue ‘Wreaking His Sick Terror,’ Abuse Survivors Claim: 13 former gymnasts have filed complaints against the FBI demanding $130 million for the agency’s alleged negligence in handling abuse allegations against Nassar https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/nassar-survivors-seek-130-million-dollars-damages-from-fbi-1341008/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kn7lgsmb$

Conditions at Mississippi’s Most Notorious Prison Violate the Constitution, DOJ Says “The problems at Parchman are severe, systemic, and exacerbated by serious deficiencies in staffing and supervision,” the report said.

# Marijuana / Hemp / CBD Oil
Study: Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Associated with Reduction in Medicaid Prescriptions: “Our results suggest substitution away from prescription drugs and potential cost savings for state Medicaid programs,” investigators concluded.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
The messenger substance interleukin-3 produced by the body was previously considered to be pro-inflammatory in bronchial asthma. A research team has shown for the first tim,e the administration of interleukin-3, or IL-3 for short, can have a positive effect on chronic inflammatory respiratory disease.

These eight states have passed laws making it nearly impossible to get an abortion. Six states have passed laws this year that copy abortion bans in Mississippi and Texas.

The disinformation campaign behind a top pregnancy website: Hospitals, government agencies, and progressive think tanks cite it. But it’s not what it seems.

# Military / DOD
Capitalizing on Conflict: U.S. Arms Sales to Conflict Zones: A new report spotlights how U.S. weapons manufacturers are fueling the crisis in Yemen, spending big money on lobbying and making even more selling arms https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://sites.tufts.edu/reinventingpeace/2022/03/23/on-the-front-lines-conflict-zones-and-us-arms-exports/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!j8KLtOY8zHuDDFotdbEcJwhBAL3dnDiKuLm_ksiU6fsgGT6irTsI9U1llNu8kq2WpLbt$

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-21

Voices, The Peoples News

April 21, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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– Ansel Adams

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# Indigenous / Global
Their Land Was Drowned by a Flood of Hydropower: BC sacrificed the Kwadacha Nation’s territory to build a dam. Where does today’s quest for new energy intersect with reconciliation? A special two-part feature.

The coming Indigenous power play: Inside the First Nations-led plan to decolonize British Columbia’s electricity. Last in a two-part special report.

# Border / Immigration
States launch ‘border strike force’ to challenge Biden on lack of
enforcement: 26 governors have signed on to the creation of the “Border Strike Force,” a coalition of state leaders working together to fight Mexican cartels and to slow the massive spike in illegal immigration since early last year.

Deplorable conditions, unclear mission: Texas National Guard troops call Abbott’s rushed border operation a disaster: The governor has sent waves of troops to the border as Guard officials scramble to execute a massive mobilization that would normally take months to plan. Some Guard members say the operation has set back their income, education and well-being.

More Democrats Sound the Alarm as White House Plans to Scrap Title 42: A growing number of Democrats are breaking with Biden on Title 42 support as migrants continue to cross into US https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.foxnews.com/politics/democrats-sound-alarm-white-house-plans-scrap-title-42__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5S69L9_1$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
After sending some $19 billion to hospitals and health care providers across the nation, as well as about $3 billion to Texas hospitals, the federal Health Resources and Services Administration COVID-19 Uninsured Program is set to come to an end, with Texas hospitals preparing to pick up the tab for uninsured COVID-19 patients.

# Education / Schools
Biden Canceling Student Debt Could Help Party Avoid ‘Disaster’ Midterms https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/biden-cancelling-student-debt-help-democrats-avoid-disaster-1699385__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5TcQ4CT8$

The Political Case for Student Debt Cancellation: Tens of millions of young Americans of moderate income are crushed by debt. Joe Biden could be their hero.

# Employment / Labor
Working in shifts is linked with worse memory and slower mental processing. Shift work is increasingly looking like a major health risk.

First Apple Store Files for Union With at Least 6 Other Campaigns Underway About 70 percent of the workers at the Atlanta store signed union cards for their petition.

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure Coastal cities around the globe are sinking: Of 99 coastal cities, nearly one-third are sinking in some places at more than a centimeter per year, making them more vulnerable to rising seas.

Climate change and habitat loss from big agriculture are combining to swat down global insect populations, with each problem making the other worse https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/climate-science-business-biology-agriculture-109d1b9d04acbe69ababf04fe26e4e31__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5SY6BcN-$

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other People of Color and Low Income Communities Are More Exposed to Pesticides in the U.S., Study Finds. People of color and low-income communities in the U.S. are at greater risk for exposure to pesticides, a new study has found.

Op-Ed: Foreign acquisition of American agriculture: The United States is growing more dependent on foreign nations for necessities, including potentially hostile nations such as China.

# General Information / Other News
Trump Storms Out on Piers When Pressed on Election Lies. The ex-president tore into his one-time buddy and repeatedly called him a “fool” for having the temerity to press him on his election lies.

# Global Politics
Satellite Images Show Mass Graves Outside Mariupol: Satellite images shared with The Daily Beast show mass graves just outside of the besieged city of Mariupol, as Russians bomb the port city.

# Gov / Politics
Biden is becoming a danger to the World, Who Really Controls him? Joe Biden’s mental state is of increasing concern to both ordinary people and political experts.

US Treasury secretary and other finance ministers walk out of G20 meeting with Russia. Canada’s finance minister Chrystia Freeland wrote on Twitter, “The world’s democracies will not stand idly by in the face of continued Russian aggression and war crimes.”

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, Texas district attorney offices would become a new battleground. The full and often unchecked power of the prosecutor was on display when a South Texas woman was charged with murder for a self-induced abortion.

The Accidental Revolution: Democrats got one thing right—the American Rescue Plan. It might just realign U.S. politics.

Sanders Is Open to Running for President If Biden Doesn’t Seek Reelection Polling finds that Sanders is the most popular active politician in the U.S.

# Law Enforcement
New Jersey police chief faces assault and firearm charges: Lee was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault along with two felony counts of reckless discharge of a firearm and a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault.

# Legal / DOJ
Julian Assange Extradition to U.S. Ordered by U.K. Court: Assange is wanted in the U.S. over the publication of thousands of leaked documents relating to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. He is wanted in America on 18 criminal charges. Assange has always denied wrongdoing.

Manhattan DA’s Star Witness: Indict Trump Now or I’m Out: The grand jury that the Manhattan DA summoned to go after the Trump Organization expires at the end of the month. If it doesn’t bring charges, a key witness, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, says he’s done.

Donald Trump Jr. to Meet With Jan. 6 Committee, Report Says: Don Jr.
will join other family members who have also spoken to the committee, including Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

Florida Bucks Federal Guidance With Memo on Trans Healthcare: The state’s health department issued recommendations against social transitioning, hormone therapy, and gender-affirming surgery.

Florida’s Anti-Trans “Guidelines” Are a Partisan Attack That Could Harm Youth. Florida officials’ statement holds no legal weight, but it is still a vehicle for spreading fear.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Portable MRIs almost as effective as standard MRIs in detecting strokes:
Portable MRI machines, an emerging technology that makes medical imaging accessible even in remote locations, detected ischemic strokes, or strokes caused by clotting, in 90% of patients scanned https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://medicalxpress.com/news/2022-04-portable-mris-effective-standard.html?utm_source=nwletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-nwletter__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5XTCISwU$

Automated cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia delivered over the internet shown to be highly effective https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26651370_Efficacy_of_an_Internet-Based_Behavioral_Intervention_for_Adults_With_Insomnia__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5fBOKmKV$

Scientists identify potential new ‘soldier’ for cancer immunotherapy:
Despite the success of immunotherapy in helping many people with cancer, the majority of patients still do not respond to these treatments. There is need for continued research.

Gastric inflammation: How a bacterial infection causes tissue changes:
When the bacterium Helicobacter pylori infects the stomach, it causes gastric inflammation and increases the risk of stomach cancer. A team of researchers have been able to elucidate characteristic changes which occur inside the gastric glands during an H. pylori infection.

Five types of bacteria linked to aggressive prostate cancer: Researchers have found a link between bacteria and aggressive forms of prostate cancer.

Study: Bullied children more likely to have asthma: Children with asthma are vulnerable to being bullied, but there is little research on whether being bullied might be associated with greater prevalence of asthma.

X-rays trigger a calcium signaling cascade in cells of the immune
system: A potential weapon against tumors: Radiation therapy is a proven approach to destroying tumors. However, it is possible that it might be able to do even more in the future—namely stimulate the immune system at the same time and so fight cancer even more intensively.

Mayo Clinic Minute: ‘Liver in a box’ is saving lives with new
technology: It is new technology called “liver in a box,” and it’s improving outcomes for patients who receive lifesaving transplants.

A new nuclear imaging prototype detects tumors’ faint glow: Nuclear imaging that relies on Cerenkov light could supplement standard-of-care technology for identifying location of tumors.

UnitedHealthcare, OptumRx Sued Over Alleged ‘Spread Pricing’ For Drugs https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2022/04/20/louisiana-unitedhealth-optum-pbm-medicaid/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5cDJ0zrX$

How the Texas Legislature Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ACA Marketplace It’s all about pretending a boatload of federal cash helps the free market https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://prospect.org/health/texas-legislature-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-aca-marketplace/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5S-XDrLl$

# Military / DOD
SpaceX shut down a Russian electromagnetic warfare attack in Ukraine last month,  and the Pentagon is taking notes. Russia’s halting efforts to conduct electromagnetic warfare in Ukraine show how important it is to quickly respond, and immediately shut down, such attacks, Pentagon experts said

Working with the U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin is digitally transforming Aegis, using DevSecOps, Model Based System Engineering and Virtualization, plus third-party partnerships to meet the rapidly evolving needs of the fleet.

# Military / Global
First American howitzers bound for Ukraine arrive in Europe as US troops begin training Ukrainians on the cannons https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://media.defense.gov/2022/Apr/13/2002976515/-1/-1/0/DOD-EQUITY-ACTION-PLAN.PDF__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5QQejegC$

Chechen Fighters Executed Fed-Up Russian Troops in Ukraine: As more and more reports leak out about Russian soldiers disillusioned with the war, Ukrainian intelligence says three men who wanted out were “brutally killed” on the spot.

Russian forces made incremental gains in their offensive in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region, while the remaining defenders in Mariupol warned that time was running out and asked to be evacuated to a third country https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.wsj.com/articles/russian-offensive-bears-down-on-donbas-as-west-races-to-supply-ukraine-with-more-weapons-11650455031__;!!On18fmf1aQ!n8B5onXyL3lQZFG6pnVlkthkamOstm-qKXs7F0RoAyWGqcf2c1y1HI5Cw7jd5fmiL_bP$

Mayor of Ukraine’s Kharkiv says city is under intense bombardment. He said that around 1 million people remain in the northeastern city, while about 30% of the population have evacuated, mainly women, children and the elderly.

New videos show bodies of civilians on Mariupol streets: New videos from the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol show the lifeless bodies of more than a dozen civilians lying on streets.

Russia tests new nuclear-capable missile: The ministry said the missile was launched Wednesday from the Plesetsk launch facility in northern Russia and that its practice warheads hit designated targets at the Kura firing range on the far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula.

Israeli fighter jets attack Gaza for second time in a week: Israel has carried out air raids in the central Gaza Strip for the second time this week, according to witnesses, with its military saying its fighter jets attacked an underground complex used to produce rocket engines.

# Social
Deep in Colombia, rebels and soldiers fight for the same prize, drugs:
The country signed a historic peace deal more than five years ago. But a power vacuum is fueling the rise of new armed groups competing to control the drug trade.

# Veterans / VA
VA releases Equity Action Plan to tackle barriers, assist underserved veteran populations. The Department of Veterans Affairs has unveiled its Equity Action Plan, which the agency said would remove hurdles for marginalized veterans to access health care, benefits and services.

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-20

Voices, The Peoples News

April 20, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Border / Immigration
Mexican Mother Found Hanging from 30-Foot-High Border Fence in Arizona:
‘A senseless tragedy’: woman dies after bid to climb US border wall.
Border patrol officials and the Cochise county sheriff’s office investigating cause of death of the 32-year-old woman https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/apr/14/mexican-woman-border-wall-arizona-dies__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66YfyXTY_O5$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Moderna Encouraged By Test Results Of Redesigned Covid Vaccine https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/morning-breakout/moderna-encouraged-by-test-results-of-redesigned-covid-vaccine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66Yf9QrQNo4$

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure Climate change is making jobs deadlier and OSHA can’t take the heat:
Conservatives have gutted America’s workplace watchdog. Workers are paying with their lives.

Biden restores climate to environmental law, reversing Trump: “Restoring these basic community safeguards will provide regulatory certainty, reduce conflict, and help ensure that projects get built right the first time,” Brenda Mallory, White House Council on Environmental Quality.

# General Information / Other News
Trump’s Most Loyal Lawmakers Are Actually Losing Money. The members of Congress trying to mirror Donald Trump’s politics the most are spending an awful lot.

Don’t Forget Trump Got 74 Million Votes in 2020. The Threat of His Reelection Is Real. Don’t discount the possibility of a Republican House, Senate and presidency come 2024. We must pay attention.

# Global Politics
U.K. Judge OKs Extradition of Julian Assange to U.S: A British judge has ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, where he faces a 175-year sentence.

Solomon Islands & China Sign Security Deal Despite Protests from U.S.

# Gov / Politics
Upcoming 2022 primaries: A handful of voters will decide who’s on the fall ballot American voters are passionate, but they don’t think voting in primaries matters.

# Law Enforcement
Former police sergeant arrested for use of excessive force: According to the arrest warrant, Sgt. Miller put his knee on her neck, which resulted in injuries to her neck.

# Legal / DOJ
Death row: An estimated 10 people have been executed in Texas despite significant evidence presented in court to support their innocence. As the state with the most executions, totaling close to 600, only a handful of death row inmates have escaped death row.

Melissa Lucio faces Texas execution despite innocence claims & bipartisan calls to s Save her life: Calls are growing for Texas to stop the approaching execution of Melissa Lucio, who says she was wrongfully convicted of killing her toddler. “If I would have had the knowledge that I have now, Melissa would be free,” Johnny Galvan said.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Ethicist: “The Biomedical Security State” Must Be Stopped: Dr. Aaron Kherlaty addresses the merger of public health, surveillance tech and policing powers and says it must be stopped. All statistics are headed in the wrong direction and even insurance companies are reporting an unprecedented 40 percent rise in death rates. If “war is hell” then Technocracy is right beside it. Patrick Wood, Editor, Technocracy News https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.technocracy.news/ethicist-the-biomedical-security-state-must-be-stopped/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66YfxS3jcq4$

Abortion Clinic on Texas-Mexico Border Faces Unique Legal and Cultural Challenges https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/news/article/abortion-clinic-texas-mexico-border-legal-and-cultural-challenges/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66YfzB-Ula8$

Brain Tumor Cluster in NJ Investigated: A cancer survivor is vowing to untangle the twisted mystery of why almost 100 people associated with a New Jersey high school have developed “extremely” rare malignant brain tumors.

Hepatitis Outbreak Has Affected At Least 9 Kids In Alabama: Mysterious hepatitis outbreak sickens young children in Europe as CDC probes cases in Alabama. Researchers suspect an adenovirus may be involved, but are still searching for the cause of illness https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.science.org/content/article/mysterious-hepatitis-outbreak-sickens-young-children-europe-cdc-probes-cases-alabama__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66Yf_CW5oTB$

Corruption in drug patents: Take away the money. When patents can be worth enormous sums of money, companies will find ways to abuse the system.

Stanford threatens to cut health care for nurses who go on strike https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2022/04/stanford-nurses-health-care-strike-lose-benefits-covid/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66Yf5_JqZZt$

# Military / Global
Russia has lost about one-quarter of its troops, weapons and military equipment originally sent to invade Ukraine less than two months ago, a senior U.S. defense official said https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.usnews.com/news/world-report/articles/2022-04-19/russia-has-lost-a-quarter-of-its-combat-effectiveness-in-ukraine-pentagon__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66Yf2M8EiOa$

Russia pours in more troops and presses attack in the east in a potentially pivotal battle for control of the country’s eastern industrial heartland of coal mines and factories.

“Battle Of Donbas” In Full Swing As Russia Launches ‘Hellish’ All-Out Assault One local official described new phase of war “hell” amid “constant fighting”…

# Social
Office Hours: How to take on the gun lobby? Do we just sit back and watch as more and more Americans are gunned down, or take action? And what sort of action?

# Space
Space Force is set to train its new recruits separately from the Air Force for the first time next month when it launches its inaugural guardians-only Basic Military Training class https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.airforcemag.com/ussf-starts-all-guardian-basic-training-in-may/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!kGXm0VijdGnTu2V97ildXTgSc4ahYV74jWk-lNFpDfRSrs7mLe-JmFYlu66Yf4hz33TB$This almost daily Voices, The Peoples News is posted through the blog function of www.MPEN-Ohio.net

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Voices, The Peoples News No. 2022-04-19

Voices, The Peoples News

April 19, 2022
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate

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# Indigenous
A report finds most U.S. cobalt, lithium and nickel deposits are located within 35 miles of tribal reservations. The Biden administration is racing to find minerals for electric vehicles and clean tech. But many of the mines will be located next to the lands of Indigenous people.

# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Food Recalls Polar bears move into an abandoned weather station in the Arctic, allowing an eerily beautiful photoshoot. Probably the most interesting polar bear photos you’ve ever seen.

# Border / Immigration
Over 221,000 Illegal Immigrants Encountered at Southwest Border in March. DHS Report, 18,000 expected to cross daily after Title 42 removal https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theepochtimes.com/221303-illegal-migrants-encountered-at-southwest-border-in-march-18000-expected-to-cross-daily-after-title-42-removal_4409236.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cnhaCvuV$

Despite Biden’s Promises, U.S. Offers Few Supports for Ukrainian Refugees https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://truthout.org/articles/despite-bidens-promises-us-offers-few-supports-for-ukrainian-refugees/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cr4mOzSj$

# Covid / Pandemics / Biologicals
Around 1 in 3 Covid patients develop “long Covid,” US study finds:
People with a history of hospitalization, diabetes and higher body mass index were more likely to develop the condition.

# Economy / Finance / Trade
‘Stain on democracy’: Tax day study shows US billionaires now own $4.7 trillion “We reject the narrative that this country cannot afford to invest in a better world.”

# Education / Schools
DeSantis Critics Seek Examples of Critical Race Theory in Rejected Books. Florida Education Department officials have not yet provided examples from textbooks deemed “impermissible” but on Monday released the list of books that failed to make the cut.

# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemical
GEOTHERMAL: A Department of Energy program explores repurposing old oil and gas wells to extract geothermal energy, with one pilot program using wells to heat an Oklahoma school.

# Environment / Climate / Interior / Infrastructure In drought-stricken West, officials weigh emergency actions: Federal officials say it may be necessary to reduce water delivers to Colorado River users to prevent the shutdown of a huge dam on the Arizona-Utah border.

# Food / Farming / GMOs / Chemicals / Other Amid bird flu outbreak, meat producers seek “ventilation shutdown” to mass-suffocate chickens. Research footage obtained by Animal Outlook reveals how the practice was tested in 2016. It’s becoming an industry standard.

# General Information / Other News
The Trump-Bannon plan to take over elections https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://robertreich.substack.com/p/the-trump-bannon-plan-to-take-over?s=r__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2ctZuQT9A$

Trump’s PAC Keeps Losing Money. His Lawyers Keep Cashing In. Donald Trump’s campaign keeps on losing money because he’s just using it to pay his legal fees.

# Global Politics
True Meaning Behind Russian ‘Z’ Symbol Finally Revealed: Russia media watcher and Daily Beast journalist, Julia Davis, Eliseev said the “Z” is supposed to symbolize two number 7s stacked, one of them upside down.

# Gov / Politics
Why the Hell Isn’t Jared Kushner’s $2 Billion Saudi Payment a Big Scandal? The amount of wealth here isn’t what the Saudis are after, they are simply gambling on Trump becoming president again. “The prospect of a dictator using his deep pockets to wield influence at the highest levels of the U.S. political system should be cause for serious concern and targeted action. Not all attacks on American democracy will take the shape of violent insurrections—the corruption of the Saudi-Kushner deal is an attack on democracy, too.”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is calling on state lawmakers to consider stripping Disney’s ability to govern its vast Florida theme park empire amid his ongoing feud with the corporate giant. Disney is the state’s largest private employer.

# Legal / DOJ
Trump May Be Called to Testify in Capitol Riot Investigation: A member of the House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol riot says former President Donald Trump may be called to testify about the events of January 6.

Employees with the city of San Antonio’s Violence Prevention Program say domestic violence victims have been put in jeopardy because of unmanageable caseloads, bureaucratic hoops and piling staff vacancies.

Parks Police, Secret Service Agree on New Use-of-Force Guidelines in DOJ
Settlement: The settlement comes in the wake of allegations of misconduct when police cleared Lafayette Square of protesters ahead of President Donald Trump’s photo op during the June 2020 demonstrations over George Floyd’s murder.

An independent autopsy confirms that Patrick Lyoya, a Black man, was shot in the back of the head by a Michigan police officer while facedown on the ground. The finding by a former Detroit-area medical examiner matches what was seen last week on video released by the Grand Rapids police chief.

Texas Parents of Trans Kids Stuck in Legal ‘Limbo’: Changing the definition of child abuse to sweep in transgender therapy, which had the effect of criminalizing something that was not criminal before, was viewed by many as an excessive power grab by the executive branch, including the first few families to be investigated by Texas CPS.

# Medical / Health Care / Science
Scientists discover gene mutation that signals aggressive melanoma:
Mutation of a gene called ARID2 plays a role in increasing the chance that melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, will turn dangerously metastatic, Mount Sinai researchers report.

Scientists have developed a new nanotechnology approach for locating and removing the painful and dangerous lesions associated with endometriosis, a common gynecological condition in women of childbearing age.

Fighting cancer and chronic disease is tiring work for the immune system. When T cells are engaged in lengthy battle, they can become exhausted, or unable to function properly. One immunotherapy that revitalizes these cells by blocking an immune checkpoint protein called
LAG3 was recently approved by federal regulators.

# Military / DOD
US troops to train Ukrainian forces on howitzers in coming days: The training, which will occur outside Ukraine, will teach Ukrainian forces to operate the 155mm howitzers.

# Military / Global
Zelenskky: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun: Russia launched its long-feared, full-scale offensive to take control of Ukraine’s east on Monday, attacking along a broad front over 300 miles long https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.axios.com/ukraine-battle-donbas-eastern-ukraine-russia-df048eb8-688a-4163-a9a2-34bda799b9ab.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cjlh-8Ky$

Putin’s Iskander Missiles Are Battle-Tested—and Can Carry Nuclear Warheads https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/putins-iskander-missiles-are-battle-tested-can-carry-nuclear-warheads-1698559__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2ciFs467o$

Ukraine plans ‘monstrous’ provocation:  The Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday that Kiev, with Western backing, is planning to shell churches, during Orthodox Easter celebrations in southern and eastern Ukraine, and then pin the blame on Moscow https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.rt.com/russia/554080-russia-ukraine-shelling-claim/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cnJUBG-S$

Putin’s Iskander Missiles Are Battle-Tested and Can Carry Nuclear Warheads https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.newsweek.com/putins-iskander-missiles-are-battle-tested-can-carry-nuclear-warheads-1698559__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2ciFs467o$

Russia begins major offensive to seize Eastern Ukraine: Ukrainian president declares: ‘We will fight. We will not give up anything Ukrainian.’ Echoing his comments, Kyiv’s presidential chief of staff Andriy Yermak said: “The second phase of the war has started.”

“Battle of the Donbas” Begins, Russia Launches 1,200+ Strikes Across Ukraine; 7 Killed in Lviv. Facing stronger resistance from Ukraine defenses than anticipated, President Putin is practicing “scorched-earth tactics” and “venting his anger on Ukraine,” says Zalmayev.

Israel’s Military Bombs Gaza Strip After Shooting Down Rocket Fired at Southern Israel https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.thenationalnews.com/mena/2022/04/18/rocket-fired-from-gaza-into-israel/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cskKoStV$

# Technology
Google Maps Removes Blurring for Russia’s Military Sites:  [Google has effectively announced itself to be a party to the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the Ukraine-NATO-EU-US side. Google is a state apparatus and an adjunct of the state, particularly the neocon state. It is effectively providing military intelligence to the enemies of Russia and it is controlling information about the conflict, essentially enforcing the dominant narrative about it. This is a supposedly private company that is helping to fight a proxy war against Russia. Michael Rectenwald, Ph.D.] https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.ladbible.com/news/latest-google-maps-remove-blurring-russia-military-sites-20220419__;!!On18fmf1aQ!mQK9AEHn71F6vKMXTkO6wGT-DrmpIPYk3ZD1zCII7hY8fl_HF717kuAKyTj2cm8R3Cco$

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