Voices, The Peoples News
October 15, 2021
Published by Jedi Selman Since March 2000 To Inform and Educate
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# Indigenous / Global
Why tensions are escalating on Wet’suwet’en territory over the Coastal GasLink pipeline. After TC Energy cleared an archaeological site, armed with permits issued by the province, Gidimt’en clan members and supporters set up a blockade to prevent the company from drilling under a river that’s part of an important salmon watershed https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thenarwhal.ca/wetsuweten-coastal-gaslink-explainer/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RoP7evfQ$
Over 530 Arrested in Historic Indigenous-Led Climate Protests in D.C.
Indigenous leaders have issued a series of demands, including the abolition of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
# Animals / Pets / Alerts / Food Recalls The FDA this week announced that Tuffy’s Pet Foods is recalling about
1,600 cases of their Pure Vita Salmon Entree dog food. The recall is because the packages in question may have elevated levels of Vitamin D.
Merck is set to make billions off a COVID-19 pill that could change the pandemic. Merck is planning to charge Americans 40 times its cost for a Covid drug whose development was subsidized by the American government.
The drug in question only costs $17.74 to produce.
Dozens of workers at Los Alamos nuclear lab sue over vaccine mandate.
Workers at the New Mexico laboratory, which created the atomic bomb, filed a lawsuit claiming that exemptions to the mandate have been denied without proper justification https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/576872-dozens-of-workers-at-los-alamos-nuclear-lab-sue-over-vaccine-mandate__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9Rs8-xE0x$
COVID-19 vaccine surveillance report – Week 39: By the UK Health Agency:
Gov’t report shows immune systems of the vaccinated are progressively declining. Tables 4 and 4b show the number of people who have died, unvaccinated and vaccinated. The issue is, double-vaccinated people are dying in alarming numbers, more importantly, more double-vaccinated people die as time goes on! That means the immune systems of the vaccinated are progressively deteriorating.”
Longtime news anchor fired for not getting COVID shot after doctor told him not to, he says he had a medical reason not to get one.
This state just found a new COVID-19 variant. The variant, called B.1.630, was found in two samples collected in Baton Rouge. The variant reportedly has the E484Q mutation, which means it could escape the immune system and cause infection https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.deseret.com/coronavirus/2021/10/14/22726121/new-covid-19-variant-louisiana__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RjgZkiY8$
Dozens of scientists who speak publicly about COVID-19 say they’ve been abused, with some receiving death threats and getting physically attacked. 60% of them reported receiving abuse, with 15% even reporting receiving death threats.
Vaccines and ivermectin were triggers for the abuse, some scientists said.
10-Year-Old With COVID Dies After Mom Given Choice to Amputate Limbs or ‘Let Him Go’: Zyrin Foots, a 10-year-old boy from Texas, developed Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) after contracting COVID-19. A rare condition, MIS-C causes inflammation in children’s organs, including the heart. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned parents that kids are still at risk, especially if they have comorbidity. Emergency Use Authorizations for vaccines only apply to children who are at least 12 years old, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering authorizing them for kids between 5 and 11 years old.
# Economy / Finance / Trade
The proposed bank account reporting law drawn up by the Biden administration is a violation of Americans’ financial privacy and is a costly regulatory burden on financial institutions https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.theepochtimes.com/bidens-600-irs-taxpayer-reporting-proposal-massive-invasion-of-financial-privacy-bank-association-exec_4040433.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RmGRFjSk$
Mark Zuckerberg spent $419M on nonprofits ahead of 2020 election – and got out the Dem vote: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent hundreds of millions of d-llars to turn out likely Democratic voters. This wasn’t traditional political spending. He funded a targeted, private takeover of government election operations by nominally nonpartisan, but demonstrably ideological, nonprofit organizations.
Big Money Is the Ultimate in Cancel Culture. Just ask Yale, where donors upended a celebrated academic program.
Democrats agonize over how to cut big spending plan https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://denvergazette.com/news/democrats-agonize-over-how-to-cut-big-spending-plan/article_49a56c15-650a-5ebd-af9e-4d2430f01309.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RlSz1Z36$
2022’s Social Security raise could come with this sneaky surprise: While a generous Social Security raise is a good thing in theory, there’s one scenario where it could actually backfire. And seniors need to gear up for that possibility. Will a giant raise result in taxes on your benefits? Seniors are often shocked to learn that Social Security income is, in fact, subject to taxes. But whether taxes apply to those benefits depends on how much income seniors have.
Discontent by design: The lost world of The West. The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.
# Environment / Climate / Interior
The climate disaster is here. Earth is already becoming unlivable. Small temperature increases, 1.5C or 2C hotter than it was in the era before the car replaced the horse and cart. These temperature thresholds will again be the focus of upcoming UN climate talks at the COP26 summit in Scotland as countries variously dawdle or scramble to avert climate catastrophe.
To woo Manchin, Dems could OK climate funds for coal and gas plants Climate advocates consider the effort one of the core elements of Democrats’ attempt to speed the transition toward solar and wind power and slash greenhouse gas emissions.
What the Supply Chain Crisis Reveals About American Infrastructure.
Politicians like to argue in favor of more infrastructure, and more spending on it. But we can use the capacity we already have in much smarter ways.
A fish story that goes back millions of years: Kansas fisherman lands huge alligator gar. A Kansas fisherman caught a rare predatory fish.
Experts are wondering how the Alligator Gar, never seen in the state, got into one of its rivers.
The European Union and Britain Boost Biden En Route to Glasgow. The president claims America is back in the climate fight, but legislation is the missing ingredient.
# Food Recalls / Alerts
Popular Nestle snacks were just recalled due to a potential mislabeling error involving peanuts, so throw them out now.
# Global Politics and other news
Iran to UN: Escalating Israeli Threats Unacceptable and Illegal: “Israel reserves the right to act at any given moment and in any way. That is not only our right, it is also our responsibility,” he said. “Iran has publicly stated it wants to wipe us out. We have no intention of letting this happen.”
Taiwan tensions raise fears of U.S. – China conflict in Asia. China seeks to bring the strategically and symbolically important island back under its control, and the U.S. sees Taiwan in the context of broader challenges from China.
# Gov / Politics
QAnon Leader Announces Congress Run in Cringeworthy Video: Ron Watkins is a notorious MAGA conspiracy theorist who many believe masqueraded as Q.
US Officially Rejoins Controversial UN Human Rights Council: The United States is officially a member of the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council again, reversing former President Donald Trump’s withdrawal three years ago.
Assistant House Sergeant at Arms Bust on Child Porn Charges. The investigation was spurred by a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Ascendant Democratic Warhawk Wants to Pre-Authorize War With China. Rep.
Elaine Luria is rapidly gaining foreign policy influence in the Democratic caucus.
Is Donald Trump Trying to Destroy the Republican Party? Trump, with a single statement, has dumped a beach worth of sand into the gears of GOP election hopes.
Donald Trump’s Latest Message to His Supporters Could Actually Have a Huge Political Impact https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/donald-trump-s-latest-message-to-his-supporters-could-actually-have-a-huge-political-impact/ar-AAPzS0J?ocid=windirect__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RiMgqB6L$
# Law Enforcement
Soros group pours $500k into campaign to oppose reinstating Austin police units that were defunded, ‘It sickens me,’ a city council member said of the donation https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.dailyadvent.com/news/064aab222d8acc73f51a333954e2d371-Soros-group-pours-500k-into-campaign-to-oppose-reinstating-Austin-police-units-that-were-defunded__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9Rq4o_AFR$
Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia. A man who was shot by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest last year against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police enabled the violence by allowing an armed militia to have free run of the streets during the demonstration.
Deaf woman claimed online that she was almost shot after a man mistook her use of American Sign Language (ASL) for gang signs, with the video amassing over 2 million views and highlighting concerns over awareness.
# Legal / Judicial / DOJ
President Joe Biden will not block a tranche of documents sought by a House committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S.
Capitol, setting up a showdown with former President Donald Trump, who has pledged to try to keep records from his time in the White House from being turned over to investigators.
A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection moved aggressively against close Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Thursday, swiftly scheduling a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against the former White House aide after he defied a subpoena.
Jan. 6 committee preparing to aggressively enforce subpoenas, targets former Trump DOJ official https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2021/10/13/jan-6-committee-preparing-to-aggressively-enforce-subpoenas-targets-former-trump-doj-official/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RleqVyg1$
Congressional Subpoenas: Enforcing Executive Branch Compliance https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/R/R45653?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=43313__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RsDLJjId$
South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh is facing new charges related to the death of his housekeeper. A prominent South Carolina lawyer has been charged with stealing insurance settlements meant for the sons of his late housekeeper https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/alex-murdaugh-charges-housekeeper__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9Rh9RwDSA$
See also: Paul Murdaugh, charged for drunk driving a boat that crashed and killed a teenage girl in 2019, was shot and killed along with his mother at their family hunting lodge.
And: Alex Murdaugh arrested for planning his own killing in alleged insurance fraud scheme.
Robert Durst will spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering his friend. The multimillionaire, now 78 years old, is officially heading to prison after decades of suspicion.
Trump Ordered to Testify Monday in Lawsuit by 2015 Protesters https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/576785-judge-orders-trump-to-give-videotaped-deposition-in-protest-lawsuit__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RiOW6ZUJ$
The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange. There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.
Kidnapping, assassination and a London shoot-out: Inside the CIA’s secret war plans against WikiLeaks https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://news.yahoo.com/kidnapping-assassination-and-a-london-shoot-out-inside-the-ci-as-secret-war-plans-against-wiki-leaks-090057786.html__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9Rqzz583f$
# Medical Alternatives / Herbology
Farmers Almanac: 20 reliable home remedies that will actually work for you https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.farmersalmanac.com/bizarre-home-remedies-30461__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RnmnT_ot$
Natural remedies for everyday illnesses
# Medical / Health
Pesticide linked to chronic kidney disease. A commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
5 Ways to Erase Medical Debt: You only have three viable options to get out from under crushing medical debt. There are strategies you can use to reduce your debt burden. Here are five of them:
The Great Congressional Prescription Price Swindle. Congress is considering two mammoth pieces of legislation. Unfortunately, both bills would jeopardize Americans’ health.
The Malaria Vaccine Is a Big Deal, but Not a Silver Bullet https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.wired.com/story/the-malaria-vaccine-is-a-big-deal-but-not-a-silver-bullet/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9Ruwyle8y$
Mother jailed over refusing to leave hospitalized daughter’s side. Lynn Savage speaks out on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ after being handcuffed for defying hospital’s COVID rules to stay with her daughter who suffered a stroke https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://nypost.com/2021/10/13/florida-mom-jailed-for-refusing-to-leave-hospitalized-daughter/__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RmhIA3HY$
# Medical Recalls
If You Take This Medication, Call Your Doctor Now, FDA Says: The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the medications may have levels of N-nitroso irbesartan that exceed acceptable limits for human consumption. “N-nitroso irbesartan impurity is a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer) based on results from laboratory tests,” the recall notice explains.
# Military / DOD
Retired US army general, “We absolutely will give control over lethal strike to AI https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/retired-u-s-army-general-we-absolutely-will-give-control-over-lethal-strike-to-a-i/vi-AAPyCMM?ocid=windirect__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RsOycogX$
# Other News
A former Boeing employee is accused of lying to regulators about the 737 Max before the deadly crashes that killed hundreds https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/boeing-737-max-charges-forkner__;!!On18fmf1aQ!gbinb_PV0sVyxwtj7s_HC8Qc4V1EzAyWbNgo_KxIfi494DqQa3RYg4z-11M9RsPn2Llk$
As national housing crisis spirals, cities criminalize homeless people, ban tents, close parks. Homeless Americans are forced out of encampments as city officials struggle to address the demands of property and business owners.
Black entrepreneurs built beach havens in California. Racism shut them down.
The hidden history of Santa Monica’s Black coastal enclaves.
William Shatner is still reeling from his trip to space: ‘We all need a wake-up call’: “I was overwhelmed by all the things we need to do and the loves and the losses. It was an enormous moment for me that I never expected,” he shared.
# Tips, Tricks and How To’s
Clever ways to quash robotext spam messages before it’s too late.
Robotexts and junk messages are a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with them. Here’s how to block spam text messages.
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