Doctor’s Innovation Helps 500 Hospitals Save Newborns At 1/10 The Cost

Gurugram-based company Pluss Advanced Technologies (PAT) has manufactured a device to treat asphyxia, a condition caused by lack of oxygen in newborns. The device, called MiraCradle, is a “breakthrough innovation for developing nations like India,” says Samit Jain, managing director, PAT.  The device was ideated by Dr Niranjan Thomas in 2014, then working as the … Continue reading “Doctor’s Innovation Helps 500 Hospitals Save Newborns At 1/10 The Cost”

Canada Is Waging an All-Front Legal War Against Indigenous People

Canada is developing a new image: one of burning churches, toppling statues, and mass graves. There are thousands more unmarked graves, thousands more Indigenous children killed at residential schools, remaining to be unearthed. There can be no denying that this is Canada, and it has to change. But can Canada transform itself for the better? More The post Canada Is … Continue reading “Canada Is Waging an All-Front Legal War Against Indigenous People”

A Hard Rain Did Fall: a Big Win in Court for Hiroshima Victims

 “Thirsty woman catching black rain in her mouth” de Akiko Takakura/WikimediaCommons. Just weeks before the 2021 commemoration of the August 6, 1945 US atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima, a Japanese court ruled that victims of the radioactive “black rain” who were living beyond the officially recognized contamination zone at the time, should be … Continue reading “A Hard Rain Did Fall: a Big Win in Court for Hiroshima Victims”

Why Community Broadband Matters

President Joe Biden introduced “The American Jobs Plan,” a $2 trillion infrastructure plan that includes broadband upgrades, on March 31st. “Broadband internet is the new electricity,” he proclaimed. The White House Statement noted: It is necessary for Americans to do their jobs, to participate equally in school learning, health care, and to stay connected. Yet, … Continue reading “Why Community Broadband Matters”

We Can’t Log Our Way Out of Global Baking

Late last week President Biden met with Western governors to discuss the wildfires that continue to scorch their states.  Montana’s Republican governor, Greg Gianforte, said he plans to tell Biden we need to log more of our forests — only of course he’ll use the latest timber industry gobbledygook of “active forest management” instead of speaking … Continue reading “We Can’t Log Our Way Out of Global Baking”

Phylogeographic Mapping of Newly Discovered Coronaviruses Pinpoints the Direct Progenitor of SARS-CoV-2 as Originating from Mojiang, China

Back in March, the World Health Organisation’s report on the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic coronavirus confirmed something that had long been widely presumed. Since the pandemic began, there has been an enormous virus hunt in China. The purpose of this hunt has been to find the viruses intermediate between SARS-CoV-2 and its coronavirus relatives … Continue reading “Phylogeographic Mapping of Newly Discovered Coronaviruses Pinpoints the Direct Progenitor of SARS-CoV-2 as Originating from Mojiang, China”

Moral Injury and the Forever Wars

This summer, it seemed as if we Americans couldn’t wait to return to our traditional July 4th festivities. Haven’t we all been looking for something to celebrate? The church chimes in my community rang out battle hymns for about a week. The utility poles in my neighborhood were covered with “Hometown Hero” banners hanging proudly, … Continue reading “Moral Injury and the Forever Wars”

Rio Tinto Goes to Serbia: The Jadar Lithium Project

The company has been looking forward to this for some time.  For an outfit found wanting in dealing with inhabitants of a land whose culture it eviscerated in a matter of hours in May last year, Rio Tinto could think grandly about another future. The Anglo-Australian mining giant could add its name to a sounder, … Continue reading “Rio Tinto Goes to Serbia: The Jadar Lithium Project”

When a Movement Fails to Uphold its Standards of Justice

We are two Portland, Oregon activists within a movement that fractured over infighting and infiltration; and we are disappointed to write that the latest schism in the community is about injustice and violence against women within our own movement. The conflict has reached a level of intensity that has prompted some activists to move out … Continue reading “When a Movement Fails to Uphold its Standards of Justice”

Playing the Field

 Anthony DiMaggio, in his recent polemic on Counterpunch, Rise of the Right: How the Vaudeville Left Fuels White Supremacy, asserts that there is a heavily corporatized, nominally left segment of the punditry…who are mainstreaming and popularizing Republican talking points…mainstream[ing] the idea of a left-right political alliance in the U.S… populariz[ing] noxious reactionary propaganda… and normalizing … Continue reading “Playing the Field”

Dial Down the Panic Over Critical Race Theory

If you are worried about critical race theory in schools, here is some advice from someone who actually teaches it. If you want your concerns to be heard, first of all, start by listening. What is your school actually teaching? It probably is not actually critical race theory. It almost certainly is not Marxism. Despite … Continue reading “Dial Down the Panic Over Critical Race Theory”

What to Expect in the July Jobs Report

Job growth averaged 567,000 over the last three months. That is probably a good best guess for the sort of job growth we can expect in July. We are still seeing businesses reopening and expanding with the ending of pandemic restrictions in hard hit sectors like restaurants, hotels, and live entertainment. There is still a … Continue reading “What to Expect in the July Jobs Report”

“We Don’t Want to go Back to the City”: India’s Migrant Workers, Settling for Less Work and Lesser Pay

Balaji Hattagale was chopping sugarcane one day. The next day he wasn’t. His parents wish they knew more. “The uncertainty is killing us,” says his father, Babasaheb Hattagale. On an overcast afternoon in July, a dark cloud hangs over his one-room brick home, almost reflecting the despair in Babasaheb’s voice when he says: “We just … Continue reading ““We Don’t Want to go Back to the City”: India’s Migrant Workers, Settling for Less Work and Lesser Pay”

The New Committee on Inequality: a Fresh Look at Economic Disparity

Members of Congress serving on a new “select” committee on inequality had no trouble social distancing at their inaugural hearing. That’s because the six seats reserved for Republicans were all empty. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had dutifully invited the GOP to participate, but after she vetoed two of their nominees for a different body — … Continue reading “The New Committee on Inequality: a Fresh Look at Economic Disparity”

Legal scholar Eric Cheung quits HKU governing body after student leaders barred from campus

Law professor Eric Cheung Tat-ming has quit the governing council of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), after it barred student leaders from campus over their expressions of sympathy for a man who stabbed a policeman. Speaking on Commercial Radio on Thursday, Cheung said he filed an immediate letter of resignation the night before. His … Continue reading “Legal scholar Eric Cheung quits HKU governing body after student leaders barred from campus”

Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil organiser Chow Hang-tung granted bail

Vice-chairperson of the group behind the annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil Chow Hang-tung was granted bail by a Hong Kong court on Thursday after being remanded in custody for over a month. Chow, a barrister and member of the Hong Kong Alliance, appeared at the High Court in front of Judge Judianna Barnes. She was charged … Continue reading “Hong Kong Tiananmen Massacre vigil organiser Chow Hang-tung granted bail”

Hong Kong drops charges against Cantopop star and pro-democracy politician over election performance

Hong Kong’s Department of Justice has withdrawn charges against Cantopop singer Anthony Wong and former pro-democracy lawmaker Au Nok-hin. The move comes three days after they were arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) for allegedly breaching electoral law. Hong Kong pro-democracy Cantopop singer Anthony Wong (R) arrives at eastern district court in Hong … Continue reading “Hong Kong drops charges against Cantopop star and pro-democracy politician over election performance”

Manpreet Singh: From Sneaking Out To Play Hockey To Winning Historic Olympic Medal

In a historic moment, India’s men’s hockey team defeated Germany by 5-4 to clinch a bronze medal. While this isn’t the first time the country is boasting a win under Manpreet Singh’s captaincy, this being an Olympic victory after 41 years makes the moment second to none.   During the course of his field career, … Continue reading “Manpreet Singh: From Sneaking Out To Play Hockey To Winning Historic Olympic Medal”

Selected Articles: Freedom Fighter Court Victory! Ends Masking, Shots, Quarantine in Alberta!

CDC, FDA Faked “COVID” Testing Protocol by Using Human Cells Mixed with Common Cold Virus Fragments By Mike Adams, August 04, 2021 In a shocking revelation first reported by Dan Dicks of Press for Truth (Canada), an FDA … The post Selected Articles: Freedom Fighter Court Victory! Ends Masking, Shots, Quarantine in Alberta! appeared first on … Continue reading “Selected Articles: Freedom Fighter Court Victory! Ends Masking, Shots, Quarantine in Alberta!”

An Arab World, Not an Arab Homeland

Flags of the Arab countries which participated in the Arab Summit in Algiers on 19 March 2005. Joseph BARRAK / AFPHakim Marzouki A delusional he who believes that the Arab peoples share the same sense of national belonging as some Europeans or even the Israelis, in particular, might think, considering that the Palestinian cause is … Continue reading “An Arab World, Not an Arab Homeland”

MOFA welcomes latest US arms sale to Taiwan

The decision by the Department of State to approve a proposed arms sale to Taiwan estimated at US$750 million is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aug. 5.   Comprising 40 155mm M109A6 Paladin Medium Self-Propelled Howitzer Systems, related equipment and support services, the sale was made … Continue reading “MOFA welcomes latest US arms sale to Taiwan”

Taiwan, Czech Republic stage gender equality dialogue

A virtual dialogue on progress toward gender equality was held Aug. 4 by Taiwan and the Czech Republic, underscoring the like-minded partners’ commitment to boosting cooperation and exchanges on gender equity.   Co-organized by the Department of Gender Equality under the Executive Yuan alongside the central European country’s Prague City Hall, the half-day event was … Continue reading “Taiwan, Czech Republic stage gender equality dialogue”

Foreign Minister Wu gives exclusive Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland interview

Taiwan is committed to bolstering its defensive capabilities while deepening cooperation with like-minded partners to safeguard freedom and democracy in the Indo-Pacific, according to Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu.   Faced with ever-increasing military provocation from China, Taiwan’s government will continue enhancing its strategic partnerships with countries around the world in order to maintain cross-strait … Continue reading “Foreign Minister Wu gives exclusive Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland interview”

Hong Kong women’s table tennis team win bronze at Tokyo Olympics

The women’s table tennis team won a fourth medal for Hong Kong at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, recovering from an initial defeat to beat Germany 3-1 in the city’s most successful Games. Doo Hoi-kem, Lee Ho-ching, and Minnie Soo lost their first match 1-3, but won the subsequent matches 3-1, 3-0 and 3-1. Hong … Continue reading “Hong Kong women’s table tennis team win bronze at Tokyo Olympics”

Embattled Hong Kong teachers’ union withdraws from pro-democracy group and int’l body

Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union, which has come under fire from both Beijing and the city government for its political leanings, has announced it is quitting the pro-democracy Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. The decision by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (HKPTU) on Wednesday followed the government’s move earlier this week to cut … Continue reading “Embattled Hong Kong teachers’ union withdraws from pro-democracy group and int’l body”

Centrist party finds it hard to pass first hurdle in Hong Kong’s new ‘patriots only’ political era

A centrist political party in Hong Kong which aims to win seats on a revamped and more powerful Election Committee is having problems even finding people eligible to nominate its candidates because access to the electoral roll has been restricted, its leader says. Third Side members Timothy Chui (left), Tik Chi-yuen (centre), and Almustafa Lee … Continue reading “Centrist party finds it hard to pass first hurdle in Hong Kong’s new ‘patriots only’ political era”

How Digital Signs are Changing the Way Indians Move Online, Securely & Sustainably

This article has been sponsored by Exela Technologies. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the phrase “Digital Signatures”? Probably, a laptop or a tablet with a small, blank white space where you have to draw your signature like you would draw on paper, right? While this was the … Continue reading “How Digital Signs are Changing the Way Indians Move Online, Securely & Sustainably”

World Wakes to Shocking News: ‘Not Everything is About Israelis and Palestinians’

Citizens around the world, especially Israelis and Palestinians, are waking up this morning to the shocking news that not everything going on in the world involves and revolves around their little conflict. International developments for which Israelis and Palestinians have no involvement include: Accelerating the spread of the Delta and Delta Plus Coronavirus variants throughout … Continue reading “World Wakes to Shocking News: ‘Not Everything is About Israelis and Palestinians’”

One Year on from the Port of Beirut Blast and France Has Failed in Its Goals

All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Since the … The post One Year on from the Port of Beirut Blast and France Has Failed in Its … Continue reading “One Year on from the Port of Beirut Blast and France Has Failed in Its Goals”

Covid-19: Hong Kong tightens restrictions for mainland returnees, limits free testing eligibility

Hong Kong has suspended its quarantine-free Return2HK scheme for residents coming back from mainland China, in an attempt to stop an outbreak of the more infectious coronavirus Delta variant from spreading to the city. The new measures will only allow people returning from neighbouring Guangdong province and not the rest of China to be exempted … Continue reading “Covid-19: Hong Kong tightens restrictions for mainland returnees, limits free testing eligibility”