Daily Archives: July 7, 2022

2022-07-07: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-07). Citing Europe's "cohesion" against Russia, Norway's government bans oil workers strike so imperialist powers can continue to wage war. wsws.org Far from being exceptional, Tuesday's events in Norway are increasingly the norm across Europe and North America, as deeply unpopular governments, sitting atop unprecedented levels of social inequality, trample basic democratic and social rights under foot at home and wage war abroad.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-07-07). 15 Years of Failed Experiments: Myths and Facts about the Israeli Siege on Gaza. mintpressnews.com "The idea is to put the Palestinians on a diet, but not to make them die of hunger." – Dov Weisglass, Advisor to Israeli PM Ariel Sharon…

Michael Roberts (2022-07-07). The Future of Work (Part 2) — working long and hard. mronline.org In the first post of my Future of Work series, I looked at the impact of working from home and remote work which has mushroomed since the COVID pandemic.

WSWS (2022-07-07). Democrats promote right-wing extremist candidates in Republican primaries. wsws.org The tactic is an admission of political bankruptcy, seeking to make their opponents unelectable, rather than offering any policies that would attract popular support.

WSWS (2022-07-07). Turkish health workers on two-day nationwide strike after murder of Dr Ekrem Karakaya. wsws.org Yesterday, a doctor was killed in an armed attack by a patient's relative, triggering broad social anger in the working class and a two-day strike by health workers.

____ (2022-07-07). IRGC arrests foreign diplomats on espionage charges. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 07 (MNA) — Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has identified and arrested a number of diplomats working in foreign embassies in Tehran over espionage charges.

____ (2022-07-07). China's Chang'e-4 probe completes work for 44th lunar day. ecns.cn The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably for a 44th lunar day.

WSWS (2022-07-06). German government, employers and unions join in a "Concerted Action"–an alliance against the working class. wsws.org The aim of "Concerted Action" is to make working people pay for the horrendous costs of military rearmament and the consequences of the NATO offensive and the economic war against Russia.

WSWS (2022-07-06). Well-attended SEP online meeting discusses the lessons of Sri Lankan mass uprising. wsws.org Speakers explained that establishing the political independence of the working class is the most crucial aspect in the struggle against the severe austerity being imposed by the Sri Lankan government.

WSWS (2022-07-06). Pandemic is driving poverty in Germany to new highs. wsws.org The poverty rate in Germany in the pandemic year 2021 reached 16.6 percent of the population, a new record. This means there are 13.8 living in poverty, 600,000 more than before the pandemic began.

WSWS (2022-07-06). Recession storm clouds gathering. wsws.org The chief factor in provoking the downturn is the determination of the US Federal Reserve to keep lifting interest rates to cut demand and even provoke a recession to suppress the growing movement of the working class for wage demands to compensate for escalating prices.

WSWS (2022-07-06). Health care workers at Providence St. Vincent oppose efforts by Oregon Nurses Association to sabotage scheduled strike. wsws.org Nurses at St. Vincent hospital who have been working without a contract since December 2021, describe their atrocious working conditions and voice their anger with the ONA.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-06). 'Broken' Capitalist Food System Drives Soaring Global Hunger: Oxfam. commondreams.org Criticism from the charity's food policy director came in response to a new United Nations report revealing that around 1 in 10 people worldwide went hungry last year.

Jamanetwork (2022-07-05). The Goetsch Test in Healthy Persons. jamanetwork.com Medical practice is enriched and mankind benefited by any procedure, prophylactic, diagnostic or therapeutic, by which the problems of disease can be more accurately approached. When Sir John Floyer adapted the watch for the counting of the pulse, he made the civilized world his debtor. The application of chemistry in the test for sugar in the urine has proved to be of enormous help to the physician. The simplified technic for the estimation of basal metabolism has opened new possibilities in clinical medicine. Human nature is not always easily swayed by interest in the novelties of science; but, when it is moved…

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