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2021-07-08: News Headlines

Workers World Party (2021-07-08). PDF of July 8 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Student-athletes win historic ruling Release Alex Saab! Labor strikes back HIV/AIDS: Legacy of resistance Say her name: Sandra Bland COVID devastation Buffalo: Historic mayoral primary vote Editorial: Class war over voting rights Global: N. Korea defiant; China—Africa cooperation; China defeats malaria; Afghanistan. Tear down the walls: Free . . . |

WSWS (2021-07-08). Pandemic surges in South Korea as government pushes to end social distancing. wsws.org Seoul's entirely inadequate preventative measures have contributed to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

Anonymous669 (2021-07-08). Iranian Security Forces Arrested Three Workers in Key Power Plant For Sabotage. southfront.org Nuclear power plant in Iran. Image source: Tasnim News Agency via Wikimedia Commons | Iranian security forces have arrested three workers at one of the country's key power plants on charges of sabotage, the A source familiar with the case told the agency that the three workers were actively destroying and disabling a part of the power plant in order to cause frequent power outages…

Stéphane Lhomme (2021-07-08). France's "New" Nukes: Another Industrial and Financial Disaster. counterpunch.org Despite the fact that it has proven incapable of properly carrying out the construction of the EPR (European Pressurized) nuclear reactor at the never-ending Flamanville site underway since 2008, EDF (Électricité de France) leadership has nevertheless decided — according to the media outlet, Contexte — to allocate hundreds of millions of Euros to launch a construction

Anonymous007 (2021-07-07). Iran Says It Will Soon Produce Enriched Uranium Metal. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 7th, Iran said that it would soon produce enriched uranium metal and that the country had earlier informed the United Nations nuclear watchdog of the move. | This was announced by Kazem Gharibabadi, Tehran's representative to the IAEA."Research and development regarding this issue with natural uranium began about three months ago. In the new process, a new fuel plate will be produced using 20% enriched uranium," Gharibabadi told reporters. | "This measure…

_____ (2021-07-07). Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe? popularresistance.org The world is threatened with environmental disaster and capitalists hope to make a killing off of it. Fossil fuel (FF) companies claim they are "environmentally friendly." Other corporations promote nuclear energy, hydro-power (dams), and solar and wind power as the best energy alternatives. | Yet environmentalists have known for decades that reduction of useless and harmful energy is the "greenest" form of energy available. Over 50 years ago, the first Earth Day recognized this with the slogan "Reduce; Reuse; Recycle." Today, corporate "environmentalism" chants "Recycle; Occasionally Reuse; and, Never Utter 'Red…

Raúl Zibechi (2021-07-07). China multiplica su arsenal nuclear de disuasión. globalizacion.ca Todo indica que China se está preparando para enfrentar desafíos mayores ante Occidente, para no verse arrastrada a una nueva derrota como sucedió en los siglos XIX y XX. Reforzar su poder parece ser el camino elegido. | Un informe de …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-07). Iran claims Israel attacked its nuclear site last month in attempt to derail Vienna talks. peoplesdispatch.org Pressure from Israel was pivotal in US' withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. Successive Israeli governments have opposed calls for its revival…

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