Posts Tagged ‘century’

On Nakba Day, a Palestinian refugee reflects on Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

I did not witness the beginning of the Nakba in 1948, but I am still experiencing it. I am still a refugee who was born to a refugee father and raised in the besieged Gaza. I have always lived the curse of being a refugee in one of the most densely-populated areas on the surface […]

The Project for a New American Century and the Age of Bioweapons: 20 Years of Psychological Terror — The Duran

From the Strategic Culture Foundation A little over 20 years ago, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) conducted a military exercise that involved a “hypothetical scenario” of hijacked planes flying into both the Pentagon and the World Trade Center. One year later, on October 24-26, 2000, another “hypothetical” military exercise was played out featuring an […]

From Covid-19 to the ‘Deal of the Century’ — Palestine and international law

As of April 5th, the occupied Palestinian territories, Gaza and the West Bank including East Jerusalem, have registered 228 cases of Covid 19 (Coronavirus) and one death. While Covid 19 represents a difficult challenge to advanced nations and their strong healthcare systems, it poses a more complex and dangerous challenge to conflict zones and occupied […]

From Covid 19 to the ‘Deal of the Century’ — Palestine is undefeated

As of April 5th, the occupied Palestinian territories, Gaza and the West Bank including East Jerusalem, have registered 228 cases of Covid 19 (Coronavirus) and one death. While Covid 19 represents a difficult challenge to advanced nations and their strong healthcare systems, it poses a more complex and dangerous challenge to conflict zones and occupied […]

Why Chelsea Manning Could Be The Greatest Hero Of The 21st Century

The Facts: Governments may start tracking the location and movement of people with Coronavirus, or those who have come into close contact with people who have the coronavirus. Reflect On: Are these measures justified? Is this a new phenomenon or, as Edward Snowden has emphasize, are we all being tracked all the time? Has the […]

Standing at the Precipice of a Financial Collapse: Time for a 21st Century Pecora Commission

As Republican and democrat politicians hold emergency meetings to decide how to avoid a meltdown of Wall Street, the smell of hyperinflation looms in the air as much today as it did in Germany during the opening months of 1922. This week, markets were propped up by a record breaking offering of $1.5 Trillion in liquidity injections over […]

Twenty-First Century Neoliberalism Is Failing – Where Do We Go From Here?

Twenty-First Century Neoliberalism Is Failing – Where Do We Go From Here? Stock markets around the world have become very volatile over the past few weeks with record losses. We are in a global recession, which could become a depression in the United States. Panic over the coronavirus and falling oil prices triggered the crisis, […]

Resisting Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ as I learned from my Sitti Tamam

When it comes to Trump’s “Deal of the Century,” all of my family in the besieged Gaza Strip feel disappointed, but not surprised. Being survivors of Israeli apartheid and blockades has taught them to focus on one thing: Palestinian liberation. Palestinians learned early on how colonial powers do not support our liberation. They only want […]

What is stopping Europe from challenging the ‘Deal of the Century?’

If one were to ask a European politician or diplomat about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it would not take long before they uttered the weary words of “the two-state solution.” Writing to +972 by email, a European Union spokesperson, who declined to be interviewed for this article, wrote: “The EU recalls its commitment to a negotiated […]

Campaign to delegitimize Palestinian citizens of Israel culminates in ‘Deal of Century’

Among the factors that drove the Joint List’s record 15 seats in this week’s election, and a 16-point increase in voter turnout from Palestinian citizens of Israel from the April 2019 election, was the proposal to transfer Palestinian citizens of Israel in the so-called ‘Deal of the Century.’ In Netanyahu’s false declarations of victory, he […]

Florida’s ‘Treasure Coast’ Gives Up 18th Century Spanish Shipwreck Loot

Florida Treasure Hunters Unearth Trove of Silver Coins From 18th-Century Shipwreck by Theresa Machemer/Smithsonianmag.com Treasure hunters on Florida’s southeastern coast have discovered 22 silver coins dating to a 1715 Spanish shipwreck, reports Denise Sawyer for CBS12 News. The coins, valued at an estimated $5,000 to $6,000, washed up on Florida’s “Treasure Coast” when a storm system moved […]

Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ is a flawed, ahistorical plan with major health consequences

The Trump administration plan for Israel/Palestine, ironically titled “Peace to Prosperity: a vision to improve the lives of the Palestinian and Israeli people,” is a flawed, ahistorical document that is basically a gift to the Israeli government, affirming and giving international blessings to much of the status quo. The document is framed in classic Israeli […]

"Biggest Humanitarian Horror Story Of The 21st Century": Up To A Million Refugees Trying To Flee Idlib

The ongoing final battle for Idlib could unleash the biggest refugee exodus the nine-year war has seen, United Nations officials are warning.  Recent statements from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs puts the latest wave of civilian displacement since December 1 at 700,000.  Turkey’s Erdogan is now petitioning the US and NATO to […]

Deal of Century doomed to failure, senior cleric says

IRNA – Tehran’s Interim Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami said that US President Donald Trump’s Deal of the Century is doomed to failure. Addressing the second Friday prayers sermon in Tehran, he added that resistance has stopped the Deal of the Century from coming into existence. Palestine has been occupied for approximately 70 years, […]

The ‘Deal of the Century’ endorses Zionist ethno-religious claims

President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” released last month was not about so much a peace plan as it was a presidential executive order that confers legitimacy and acceptance to the core founding tenets and claims of Zionism. Indeed, the deal represents the wish list for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and settler-colonial forces […]

Meet the 20th Century Naturalist who Discovered the Amazing Healing Properties of Water

Elva Thompson, Contributor Waking Times An Introduction to Viktor Schauberger by contributor Mick Garnett “The highest wisdom is simple and passes through the brain directly into the heart.” Water is the commonest substance on Earth, and the source of life. Water is also the universal catalyst, and without it there would be very little chemical reaction. […]

Trump’s Middle East ‘deal of the century’ is ‘occupation plan’, Turkey’s Erdogan tells Pakistani parliament

Erdogan railed against Trump’s much-touted roadmap for Israel and Palestine while addressing Pakistan’s parliament on Friday. “The plan… is not a peace project but in fact, a project for occupation,” he said, as quoted by local media. The Turkish leader noted that Ankara “gave the biggest reaction” to Trump’s initiative, which was quickly rejected by […]

“Intelligence Coup Of The Century”: CIA Ran Global Spy Op Using Well-Known Swiss Encryption Company

By Tyler Durden In a new bombshell report, The Washington Post reveals a massive covert operation which was ‘hidden in plain sight’ that seems straight out of Confessions of an Economic Hitman — it’s yet more ‘conspiracy theory’ of the past now definitively proven conspiracy fact. For the past decades, the CIA owned and operated a front company based in […]

Ultra-rare snow carpets Baghdad – only its second snowfall in a century

   Residents of Baghdad rushed to have snowball fights or take photographs Tuesday as the Iraqi capital woke carpeted in white by only its second snowfall in a century. The last recorded snowfall in the city was in 2008, but it was a quick and mostly slushy affair — and prior to that, it had […]

‘Deal of the century’ is more than just apartheid

   A week into the official unveiling of the Trump Administration’s “Deal of the Century,” there is no lack of analysis of how this “vision for peace to prosperity” legitimizes Israel’s numerous crimes, while fulfilling the country’s aspirations for acceptance into the region. And as we denounce this vision, it must be emphasized that it […]

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