Posts Tagged ‘Commissioner’

New EU commissioner warns of "over reliance" on Russian energy as Nord Stream II nears completion

   It’s a screaming headline in BILD, with “PUTIN” installed in the banner headline for better tabloid* effect, but the story is paywalled, so your translator resorted to Ria.Novosti for the text. After the translation, I will add several comments on this news from Facebook friends in Germany. The new head of the European Commission, […]

UN High Commissioner On Human Rights Calls For Action To Avoid Climate Apartheid

UN High Commissioner On Human Rights Calls For Action To Avoid Climate Apartheid Above Photo: Mark Marshall/Flickr Yemen We are deeply alarmed by the imposition of the death penalty on 30 people by the Specialised First Instance Criminal Court of the de facto authorities in Sana’a. The 30 men – most of whom are academics, students and politicians […]

Detroit cops arrest their police commissioner at heated meeting over facial recognition

   A police board meeting escalated when Detroit cops tackled a police commissioner to the ground and arrested him at a heated hearing where protesters demonstrated against the city’s controversial facial recognition scheme. Commissioner Willie Burton was annoyed that the Board of Police Commissioners had held secret, closed door meetings that he and the public […]

German Data Privacy Commissioner Says Article 13 Inevitably Leads to Filters, Which Inevitably Lead to Internet “Oligopoly”

March 4, 2019 By Cory Doctorow German Data Privacy Commissioner Ulrich Kelber is also a computer scientist, which makes him uniquely qualified to comment on the potential consequences of the proposed new EU Copyright Directive. The Directive will be voted on at the end of this month, and its Article 13 requires that online communities, […]

FCC Commissioner Says Agency’s ‘Hiding’ What It Knows About Net Neutrality ‘Fraud’

As the FCC continues to thwart Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) attempts to shine more light on the bogus comments that plagued the agency’s net neutrality repeal, one of the FCC’s commissioners has accused her own agency of “thwarting” journalism and hiding the truth. The New York Times and other outlets recently sued the FCC, stating the […]

EU Commissioner: News Must Be Strictly Regulated To Stop ‘Hate’

EU Commissioner Věra Jourová has called for strict new regulations around news, both in print and online, to curb the rise of ‘hate speech’ and ‘nationalism’.  Speaking at the ‘Fundamental Rights Forum’ in Vienna, Jourová said the media must be prevented from “spreading disinformation”. A “dangerous” version of nationalism is “not only visible in the rising popularity […]

US ‘has bigger stick’ to hold EU hostage over Iran sanctions – ex-EU Commissioner to RT

Verheugen told RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze on the SophieCo show that European companies are essentially backed into a corner when they consider the economic benefits they receive by doing business with the US, versus Iran. “I’m afraid that the Americans have the bigger stick here,” said Verheugen. “If you were a European company or a German carmaker, for […]

T-Mobile Hires Ex-FCC Commissioner To Claim Its Competition-Killing Merger Will Be Really Great For…Farmers

As we’ve discussed, the looming Sprint T-Mobile merger is going to be decidedly ugly for American consumers. Global history has shown repeatedly that when you reduce the number of total competitors from four to three, you proportionally reduce any incentive to truly compete on price. Analysts have also predicted that anywhere between 10,000 and 30,000 retail, […]

FCC Commissioner Slams Her Own Agency for Policies ‘Custom-Built’ to Favor Sinclair-Tribune Merger

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on Tuesday argued against her own agency’s recent policy rulings under the Trump administration, in light of President Donald Trump’s defense of Sinclair Broadcasting as the conservative broadcasting giant attempts to merge with Tribune Media in a $3.9 billion deal. As I have said before, there is a troubling […]

ADAPT Occupies Space To Protest FDA Commissioner

ADAPT Occupies Space To Protest FDA Commissioner Above: The ADAPT occupation has weathered wind, snow, ice and freezing temperatures highly unusual for March./Photo by John Zangas Note: Activists with ADAPT do some of the best work of any resistance movement in the United States. They advocate on behalf of people with disabilities and have done excellent […]

EU Commissioner Stylianides in Colombia: over €31 million in humanitarian aid announced for Latin America and the Caribbean

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WATCH: Ex-Commissioner Speeds But Shows Badge and Gets Out of Traffic Ticket

Knox County Commission candidate R. Larry Smith An at-large County Commission candidate, also an ex-commissioner, got out of a speeding ticket in December after flashing a badge to a Knox County deputy. R. Larry Smith was pulled over for going 60 mph on East Emory Road. The entire incident is captured on Sgt. Dustin Farmer’s […]

UN Human Rights Commissioner Points to Genocide of Rohingya in Myanmar

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, says “You cannot rule out the possibility that acts of genocide have been committed” against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Around 650,000 have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since August where most have no other option than to remain in refugee camps at the Bangladesh border, […]

Cook County Commissioner Asks UN To Send Peacekeepers To Chicago

Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin is appealing to the United Nations to send peacekeepers to help Chicago deal with violent crime. Boykin recently met with the Assistant Secretary General of the UN during which he requested that the world governing body send troops to the streets of Chicago. The Daily Sheeple reports: While no one can […]

Commissioner in Talks With UN to Put Troops on the Streets of Chicago

Commissioner in Talks With UN to Put Troops on the Streets of Chicago “The United Nations has a track record of protecting minority populations” Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com December 19, 2017 Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin is in talks with United Nations officials to explore the possibility of putting UN troops on the streets of […]

Martial Law In America: Cook County Commissioner Asks The U.N. To Send Troops To Chicago

By Alex Thomas Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin recently met with the Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations during which he requested that the world governing body send troops onto the violence-plagued streets of Chicago. While no one can deny the fact that Chicago is essentially a war zone, the fact that […]

EU commissioner meets with Iranian Parl. committee chair

MNA– European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan announced that his visit to Iran aims to enhance cooperation between the EU and Iran in the field of agriculture and rural development. Heading a 70-strong delegation of senior European officials and business leaders to Tehran, Phil Hogan met with senior Iranian officials, Minister of […]

Former FDA Commissioner Charged in RICO Lawsuit

Former FDA Commissioner Charged in RICO Lawsuit October 25th, 2017 Via: AHRP: A Federal Lawsuit charges Dr. Margaret Hamburg, former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with conspiracy, racketeering & colluding to conceal deadly drug dangers – under the federal Racketeer Influenced […]

NYPD Commissioner Says Most Drug Violence Due to Cannabis, Entirely Missing the Point of Legalization

Isaac Davis, Staff WriterWaking Times As cannabis legalization gains ground in the United States and other nations, more evidence emerges to confirm that society can benefit from not outlawing a plant. In legal states, more people are turning to cannabis as natural alternative to dangerous pharmaceutical painkillers, the judicial system is no longer being […]

Trump’s New FERC Commissioner Rob Powelson Accepted Gifts From Energy Industry

Above Photo: Screen shot of Robert Powelson during his FERC nomination hearing. Credit: U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, public domain As State Regulator Robert Powelson, President Donald Trump’s newly appointed commissioner to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), received both gifts and reimbursements for travel, lodging, and hospitality from the energy and utility sectors in his previous position as a state regulator. He will […]

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