Archive for the ‘World Politics’ Category

Congress Will Vote This Week to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and End Prohibition

(TMU) — A bill that could see marijuana comprehensively legalized on a federal level has been scheduled for a vote on Wednesday or shortly thereafter, marking the first-ever vote to put an end to federal cannabis prohibition. On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee posted a marked-up version of HR 3884—or the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and […]

Royal Family Biographer Defends Prince Andrew: ‘Soliciting Sex From Minors is Not Pedophilia’

(TMU) — Biographer for the Royal Family, Lady Colin Campbell, recently appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain where she defended Prince Andrew against claims of pedophilia. In her defense of the disgraced prince, Campbell pointed to the “prostitution” charge that Jeffrey Epstein was convicted of in 2008, and attempted to downplay the fact that the girls […]

Loneliness is a Social Cancer, Every Bit Alarming as Cancer Itself

(CONVERSATION) — The ABC’s Australia Talks project aims to stimulate a conversation on a broad sweep of topics—from job security and sexual habits to national pride and personal finances. The project is based on the results of a representative survey of more than 50,000 Australians. One question the ABC’s promotional material focused on was “Are you […]

Chick-Fil-A Will Stop Donating to Anti-LGBT Organizations

(TMU) — The popular fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A has recently announced that they will stop donating to the anti-LGBT Christian organizations that have been a point of controversy and protest for the past several years. Representatives from the company have said that they were locked into the previous agreements that they had with these groups, which […]

Jewish Created DARPA Seeks “Militarized Microbes” So They Can Spread Genetically-Modified Bacteria

Jewish President Eisenhower Created DARPA Which Created Social Media Weapon ‘LifeLog’ Which Became Facebook, Which Is Now Creating Mark of the Beast Digital Currency, Announced It’s Going To Fight Fake News, Disinformation (read more) “Artificial Intelligence is giving us [Jews] powers and prowess we’ve never had before. Cyber is a real domain of power” – […]

China’s Armed Drones Built From Top Secret Data Stolen From U.S. Cyber Intrusions Orchestrated By Israeli Intelligence Services Flooding Middle East

Chinese killer robots sold to Middle East will leave ‘every human dead’ (read more) Bill Gertz | Free Beacon – December 30, 2015 China’s vibrant military blogosphere presented a video this month revealing a missile-firing unmanned aerial vehicle in action, dropping bombs against ground targets. The Caihong-4, or CH-4, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a […]

German archive uploads details of millions of Nazi victims

BERLIN — Germany’s International Center on Nazi Persecution has uploaded some 850,000 documents with information on ten million people collected after the end of World War II in the American occupied zone of Germany. The Bad Arolsen-based archive said in a statement Tuesday that the documents contain information about victims of Nazi persecution that was […]

UN ‘alarmed’ by reports of ‘significant’ death toll in Iran protests

The UN rights office said Tuesday that it was “alarmed” by reports that live ammunition was used against protesters in Iran and had caused a significant number of deaths across the country. “We are especially alarmed that the use of live ammunition has allegedly caused a significant number of deaths across the country,” UN High […]

Court green-lights police searches of Netanyahu aides’ phones

The Tel Aviv District Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by two close aides to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that sought to block a warrant allowing police to obtain the information contained on their phones. The court green-lighted the police searches of the devices in the investigation into alleged witness tampering. Following the ruling, Likud […]

In call to Hamas head, Iran FM hails Gazan ‘victory’ in latest fight with Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh Monday evening and affirmed Tehran’s support for the Palestinian “resistance,” the terror group based in the Gaza Strip said in a report on its official website. Iran provides significant backing to both Hamas’s military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, and that of the […]

Foreign minister blames Iran for rocket fire from Syria

Foreign Minister Israel Katz on Tuesday accused Iran of being behind the morning’s rocket fire from Syria toward northern Israel, claiming that Jerusalem’s years-long campaign against Tehran’s entrenchment in Syria was working. Israel’s anti-missile defense system intercepted four rockets fired early Tuesday from neighboring Syria toward the Golan Heights. No hits on Israeli communities were […]

Israel cannot hide the occupation by silencing (or killing) Palestinian journalists

The global solidarity campaign following the blinding of a Palestinian photographer by Israeli security forces is a reminder that try it might, Israel won’t be able to stop Palestinian journalists from telling the story of the occupation. By Omri Najad Palestinian journalists take part in a solidarity campaign with Moath Amarnih, a Palestinian photographer who […]

By labeling Arabs an ‘existential threat,’ Bibi invokes a terrifying history of ethnic violence

The prime minister organized an emergency Likud gathering Sunday night, in which he accused Israel’s Arab citizens of supporting terror and wanting to destroy the State of Israel. We know how this kind of thing can end. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at an ’emergency’ Likud rally in Tel Aviv, November 17, 2019. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in […]

Brace For Impact! The U.S. Economy Is Going Down, And It Is Going Down Hard…

By Michael Snyder I have so many bad economic numbers to share with you that I don’t even know where to start.  I had anticipated that the U.S. economic slowdown would accelerate during the fourth quarter of 2019, and that is precisely what has happened.  The Federal Reserve is trying to do all that it […]

Media Silent as Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Gov’t Massacres Indigenous Protesters

Despite having been in power for only one week, the new Bolivian coup government of Jeanine Añez has already turned the powers of repression onto the population, using live rounds on demonstrators protesting the forceful removal of President Evo Morales from power on November 10. Morales has sought asylum in Mexico.  The death toll, according […]

Then They Came For Bolivia…

Derrick Broze breaks down the lies being told around the recent events in Bolivia. Sources: 5 Fast Facts About the Military Coup in Bolivia and What You Can Do Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm’s Lithium Deal Top Bolivian coup plotters trained by US military’s School of […]

Iran developed ‘vast influence’ in Iraq, spy agency leaks say

Hundreds of leaked Iranian intelligence reports reveal the depth of Tehran’s influence in neighboring, now protest-torn Iraq, The New York Times and The Intercept reported Monday. The US newspaper and the online news publication said they had verified around 700 pages of reports written mainly in 2014 and 2015 by Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and […]

Yelling ‘Arabs’ in an uncrowded theater: 6 things to know for November 18

1. Mayday from the cockpit: Coalition negotiations and jockeying are reaching a fevered pitch, with Benny Gantz and his Blue and White buddies kicking an 11th hour Hail Mary and hoping it nets them a government. Haaretz’s top headline reports that Blue and White says it has made progress in negotiations with Avigdor Liberman and […]

Strong, dry winds spark fires around the country

Unusually strong and dry winds have sparked fires across the country, with firefighting units on alert nationwide on Monday. A blaze in a factory at the Barkan Industrial Zone in the northern West Bank led to the evacuation of the site and closure of roads nearby. Another fire in the village of Yesodot, east of […]

Israel No. 19 of 63 countries in ability to develop, attract and retain workers

Israel ranked 19th out of 63, unchanged from last year, in the World Talent Ranking for 2019, which measures how countries create the right environment to develop, attract and retain skilled workers, key factors in keeping a nation competitive. Out of 63 economies ranked, Switzerland held on to its title as the world’s top hub […]

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