Zuénoula Voices, The Peoples News
atheistically September 14, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate
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New York’s First Marijuana Retail License Applications Are Now Being Accepted By An Indian Tribe https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.marijuanamoment.net/new-yorks-first-marijuana-retail-license-applications-are-now-being-accepted-by-an-indian-tribe/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FaZ3S0Ge$
# Indigenous / Global
Fairy Creek: Indigenous-Led Blockade of Old-Growth Logging Is Canada’s Largest Civil Disobedience https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.democracynow.org/2021/9/14/fairy_creek_blockade_bc_canada__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FRJBUXf0$
# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Food Recalls Aflatoxin… Avoiding the Deadliest Natural Toxin in Dog Food: Aflatoxin has led to the tragic death of hundreds of dogs… and has caused an increasing number of life-threatening dog food recalls. Corn has been the most common source of aflatoxin in every poison-related dog food recall.
Covid Rages In School-Age Kids As Officials Wrangle Over Mask Mandates https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/morning-breakout/covid-rages-in-school-age-kids-as-officials-wrangle-over-mask-mandates/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FZXP-n4w$
Will Politicization Of Covid Vaccine Mandates Extend To Other Shots?
DeSantis Threatens $5,000 Fine For Each Employee Facing Vax Mandates https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://floridapolitics.com/archives/457031-mandate-vax-desantis/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2Fcpln17X$
Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-executive-branch-18fb12993f05be13bf760946a6fb89be__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FayNT5ag$
Pandemic Put 31 Million More People In Poverty, Gates Foundation Says https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.barrons.com/articles/gates-foundations-goalkeepers-report-reveals-31-million-more-people-in-poverty-01631630656__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FVn0Cdq-$
Perspectives: Are We Prepared For The Next Pandemic?; Texas Law All But Eliminates Options For Teenage Girls https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/morning-breakout/perspectives-are-we-prepared-for-the-next-pandemic-texas-law-all-but-eliminates-options-for-teenage-girls/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2Fd34oR2S$
Denmark officially ends all Covid-19 restrictions — thanks to the vaccine https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.zmescience.com/science/denmark-officially-ends-all-covid-19-restrictions-thanks-to-the-vaccine/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FSzCq_wW$
Americans support governors’ revolt against federal vaccine mandate, poll shows New polling shows that the majority of Americans do not approve of President Joe Biden’s new vaccine mandate.
Biden Admin Uses Israel Data on Vax to Push Boosters: The data from Israel, set to be made public this week, shows the Pfizer vaccine’s efficacy is decreasing.
# Economy / Trade
Chinese Billionaire Allied With Bannon to Pay $539M Fine. The SEC announced companies owned by billionaire Guo Wengui agreed to pay more than half of $1 billion as part of a settlement over illegal stock and cryptocurrency sales.
Dems Propose $3 Trillion Tax Hike on Working Families and Small Businesses https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.atr.org/dems-propose-3-trillion-tax-hike-working-families-and-small-businesses__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FYYY0-Am$
# Energy / Pipelines / Mining / Chemicals A coalition of justice, environmental, and renewable industry groups are pushing Congress to revise a longstanding home solar tax credit to more immediately benefit low-income people https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://energynews.us/digests/advocates-push-congress-to-expedite-residential-solar-credits/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2Fdi3IX0a$
# Environment / Climate / Interior
Indigenous tribes facing displacement in Alaska and Louisiana say the U.S. is ignoring climate threats. The tribes say federal agencies have failed to support their adaptation efforts, despite knowing for decades about sea level rise and climate change https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://insideclimatenews.org/news/13092021/indigenous-tribes-alaska-louisiana/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FZsGueAi$
6 things to watch as panel votes on historic environment bill: The Energy and Commerce Committee will begin voting today on a historic suite of climate and energy programs, as the panel prepares its section of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
# Environment / Climate / Global
A grim year: record number of environmental defenders killed. In the report, Global Witness reported that 227 land and environmental activists were murdered globally in a single year, the worst figure on record. Three quarters of the 2020 killings occurred in Latin America, Global Witness report says, with Colombia seeing the most deaths.
# Global Politics and other news
British Soldier Arrested for Protesting Against Yemen War & Arms Support for Saudi Arabia: “ I’ve seen too much not to speak out and I’d rather sleep peacefully in a cell than stay silent for a paycheck.” Former British Soldier Ahmed Al-Babati https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.mintpressnews.com/soldier-ahmed-al-batati-british-war-crimes-yemen-middle-east/278448/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FXwxRJ-a$
China forces US to get serious about decoupling. Washington has been debating for a few years about whether, or how, to decouple from Beijing. But Biden appears undecided on what exactly his China policy will be.
China, Russia slowly step into Afghanistan https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-russia-slowly-step-into-afghanistan/vi-AAOp8hQ?ocid=winp1taskbar__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FUizXbsI$
China, Russia Look to Outflank U.S. in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Pakistan urges Washington to pump the breaks on sanctioning the Taliban.
# Gov / Politics
Forget About Biden’s ‘Cruel Summer’—He’s Doing Big Things. He’s ended America’s longest war, got vaccines distributed at no cost nationwide and halved the child poverty rate. So why all the stories about ‘Biden‘s Cruel Summer’?
Democrats Who Joined Republicans to Increase Military Budget Have Strong Defense Ties https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theintercept.com/2021/09/03/democrats-defense-industry-military-budget/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FaXUqq5L$
To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals,” not corporate media. The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.
Is “one nation, indivisible,” with “justice for all” any less clear a mandate than “certified election”? If one connives to deny elections their paramount place in democracy, why not defy law, courts, precedents and thus justice?
White House accused of deliberately cutting Biden audio when he goes off script on west coast tour. This is not the first instance of Joe Biden being cut off by the White House. After speaking during much of the briefing – which took place during a visit to Boise in Idaho – Mr Biden said he wanted to hear more from George Geissler of the National Association of State Foresters.
Senator demands to know ‘who is in charge’ at White House after Biden cut off mid-sentence. “We’ve all seen this. We saw it as recently as yesterday. Somebody in the White House has authority to press the button and stop the president, cut off the president’s speaking ability. So who is that person?”
# Law Enforcement
Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law sweeping GOP-led bail legislation that requires people accused of violent crimes to put up cash to get out of Texas jails.
‘Van-Life’ Couple Road-Tripped Out West. Only He Came Back. “I’m sure she’ll be found. I have to believe that. Because otherwise, I’ll just break down and cry,” 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s father told The Daily Beast.
Cops Turn Up Heat on Lawyer in Wild Carolina Shooting Saga. Days after he said he was shot in the head and entered rehab, a disgraced lawyer whose family members were assassinated is under state investigation for misusing funds.
How the N.Y.P.D. Is Using Post-9/11 Tools on Everyday New Yorkers https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/08/nyregion/nypd-9-11-police-surveillance.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FYeP9oIA$
Chokeholds, ‘No-Knock’ Entries Banned for Federal Cops. Federal law enforcement officers are now prohibited from using “chokeholds” and “cartoid restraints” in almost all circumstances, according to a new department-wide policy.
Reputed Colombo Crime Family Boss Among 12 Nabbed in NYC. The arrests were made over allegations of health care fraud and union-related corruption, according to a report.
‘I Only Played Football as a Cover for Being Gay’: Ryan O’Callaghan only came out after he’d left pro football behind. Now he’s working to make sure LGBTQ players in the league feel welcomed and supported.
Fired Transgender Prof Wins in Court, Will be Reinstated. Professor Rachel Tudor was denied tenure and fired in 2011 after a vice president for academic affairs said her “transgender lifestyle” offended his religious sensibilities.
Lawsuit Alleges Aetna’s Infertility Coverage Biased Against LGBTQ People https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.modernhealthcare.com/insurance/aetna-hit-lawsuit-alleging-discrimination-against-lgbtq-patients__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FeTxR4bE$
# Marijuana / Hemp / CBD Oil
The Federal Bureau of Prisons has asked about 1,000 federal prisoners with drug convictions to apply for clemency. It could be the start of mass pardons for people on home confinement so they don’t have to return to prison after the COVID-19 pandemic emergency is lifted.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a resolution calling on President Joe Biden and Congress to “legalize cannabis commercialization” and deschedule with a focus on racial equity. It notes that the federal government holds a patent recognizing marijuana’s medical value.
The Montana Department of Revenue loosened proposed marijuana advertising restrictions that as initially proposed would have required dispensary signs to include lengthy warnings about cannabis’s effects.
# Medical / Health
Facebook Is Raking It in With Shady Anti-Abortion Ads. Millions have viewed the ads promoting an unproven process to “reverse” abortion. Now Facebook says it’s investigating.
California Senate Bill 380 – A Deadly Bait and Switch on Assisted Suicide. California is on the precipice of expanding its assisted suicide law which will have lethal consequences for many people.
Mysterious Ailments Are Said to Be More Widespread Among U.S. Personnel https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/12/us/politics/biden-cia-brain-injury.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FdLZpmGp$
CMS Moves To Roll Back Medicare Coverage Of ‘Breakthrough’ Devices https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://khn.org/morning-breakout/cms-moves-to-roll-back-medicare-coverage-of-breakthrough-devices/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FRp165Lr$
West Nile Virus Alerts Now In 8 States; Rain, Heat Spur Mosquito Swarms https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://pestcontroldailynews.com/west-nile-virus-alerts-now-in-8-states-rain-swarms-of-swarms-of-heat-spurs/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FUdDW5-g$
‘Unacceptable’: 3 Corporate Dems Threaten to Block Drug Pricing Reform in Reconciliation Bill. “Any lawmaker that tries to stand in the way is on the wrong side of this issue and on the wrong side of their constituents,” said one advocacy group.
# Military / DOD
General Failure: How the U.S. Military Lied About the 9/11 Wars https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://theintercept.com/2021/09/08/afghanistan-iraq-generals-soldiers-disciplined-911/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FVKQ8_kT$
220,000 Military Members Say No to Biden’s Forced COVID Injection, Lawsuits Filed. The Biden administration is trying to redefine the meaning of the word “immunity” in its attempt to force the Covid injection on 220,000 U.S. military service members who have already contracted and survived the SARS COV-2 virus that originated in Wuhan, China.
Pentagon Paid the Arms Industry at Least $4.4 Trillion Since 9/11: Of the over $14 trillion spent by the Pentagon, one-third to one-half went to private military contractors. The top five profiteers were Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.antiwar.com/2021/09/13/pentagon-paid-the-arms-industry-at-least-4-4-trillion-since-9-11/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FQoKxCk7$
Rotten to the core: 1,700 Former Acquisition Officials Moved on to “Defense” Contractors, Report Finds: Employees who left the Defense Department have gone on to work for major defense contractors https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/09/13/1700-former-acquisition-officials-moved-defense-contractors-report-finds.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FUi5cjaw$
# Military / Global
Sinophobia Meets Prison Labor in a Think Tank Down Under. Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and BAE Systems – have been connected to the use of prison labor in manufacturing components for their military hardware.
Hague must investigate US military killings of innocent people in
Afghanistan: US military used civilians as scapegoats for terrorists to show its ability to retaliate https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202109/1234180.shtml__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2FT-a7W4d$
This startup really is trying to create living woolly mammoths from DNA.
And once they’ve completed the “de-extinction,” the plan is for the giant beasts to help reverse climate change.
Scientists on a mission to resurrect woolly mammoth raise $15 million.
The plan is to combine woolly mammoth and Asian elephant genes to breed a super hybrid.
Facebook’s Own Research Says Instagram Is Harmful to Teens. “We make body-image issues worse for one in three teen girls,” one internal presentation from 2019 reportedly said.
# Things / Stuff / Whatever
# Tips, Tricks and How To’s
Things To Do To Save Money. In today’s world, it’s more important than ever to prepare for your financial future https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.aysim.net/blog/16-things-you-should-do-to-save-money-before-2021/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!i51zLXtOcNWfyKDkIwflLM3HGB3qjX3G1a3EZdifg96FgvyI85VbtxA1swy2Fd6V5jkj$
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