Posts Tagged ‘considers’

France considers introducing new ‘ecocide’ offence in pollution crackdown

The French government is planning to crack down on behaviours against the environment by creating an “ecocide” offence. The plan was originally brought forward by the Citizens’ Convention for Climate, an assembly consisting of 150 randomly selected citizens established in 2019 by President Emmanuel Macron with the aim to reduce France’s greenhouse gas emissions. The […]

Washington State School District Considers Asians Too Smart To Be Considered ‘Students Of Color’

The North Thurston Public School district in Washington State has evidently decided that Asians no longer qualify as ‘persons of color‘ because they inconveniently do not chronically under-perform academically the way Blacks and Hispanics do: In their latest equity report, administrators at North Thurston Public Schools—which oversees some 16,000 students—lumped Asians in with whites and […]

‘Strategic Compass’: EU considers military doctrine, aims to become a stand-alone military power

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Biden Considers Hillary Clinton To Serve As US Envoy To United Nations

Joe Biden’s transition team is considering installing Hillary Clinton as his administration’s ambassador to the United Nations. A source familiar with the matter said Clinton was “being discussed” as a potential pick because it would help raise the prestige and standing of the US after President Trump’s time in office according to The Washington Post RT […]

May considers quitting as federal Green leader over anti-Israel vote Michael D. Reid / Times Colonist

Elizabeth May says she is weighing whether she should quit as leader of the federal Green Party because of its weekend vote supporting sanctions against Israel. B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver is also speaking out against the federal party’s resolution. May, MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, said she is struggling with whether she […]

Grave Warnings Issued as Trump Considers Major Escalation of US Military Role in Yemen

In a “horrifying” development that international aid groups and independent critics warn could worsen what is already the world’s most devastating humanitarian crisis, the Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan to greatly expand the U.S. military’s role in Yemen in an effort to help Saudi-backed forces seize the country’s main humanitarian aid port. According to the Wall Street Journal—which […]

Nothing to hide? israel considers ban on filming IDF soldiers, 5yr jail terms for offenders

The controversial legislation states that anyone who “filmed, photographed, and/or recorded soldiers in the course of their duties, with the intention of undermining the spirit of IDF soldiers and residents of Israel, shall be liable to five years imprisonment,” according to reports in Hebrew-language media earlier in May. Fist-size gunshot wounds, pulverized bones, inadmissible use […]

Iran considers working with Europe’s medium-sized oil firms: Official

Tasnim – An Iranian Oil Ministry official raised the possibility of working with medium-sized European companies as the fear of facing US penalties has discouraged big enterprises from doing business with Iran. In a radio interview on Tuesday, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, deputy oil minister for international affairs and trading, said European medium-sized companies that are […]

Breaking News: Congress Considers New AUMF

Breaking News: Congress Considers New AUMF By ns_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/breaking-news-congress-considers-new-aumf Yesterday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker released a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF). The authorization gives the President blanket authority to use all necessary and appropriate force against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and designated […]

France now considers striking Syria, Macron claims he has ‘proof’ Assad used chemical weapons

French President and US vassal, Emmanuel Macron, claims he has concrete evidence the Syrian government allegedly used chemical weapons in the Syrian city of Douma. Macron is mulling over his own decision to strike Syria, promising to make a decision on whether or not to strike ‘when the time comes’, and promised that Paris would […]

Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds – FM

Speaking to CNN Turk, Mevlut Cavusoglu also said that Ankara’s own operation against Syrian Kurdish militias in the Afrin region would be completed by May. Iraqi Kurds’ independence referendum illegitimate – Tillerson Kurdish militias in Iraq and Syria were allied with the US-led coalition, which rallied them for operations targeting the jihadist forces of the […]

‘Whites Not Wanted’ Is What Dalhousie Evidently Considers ‘Progressive’

Dalhousie University is looking for a new dean of students but says it is interested only in someone who is “racially visible.” But I’m guessing that’s not what they mean by “racially visible.” What they surely mean is “non-white.” Or maybe “non-white” and also “non-Asian,” since there’s now anxiety in some circles that people of […]

Massachusetts considers legalizing assisted death, so the same doctors who now kill you accidentally can start killing you on purpose

(Natural News) Should a doctor be allowed to give an adult who is terminally ill and has fewer than six months to live a medication that will allow them to die peacefully in their sleep if they request it? After opposing assisted death officially since 1996, the Massachusetts Medical Society has now […]

Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné considers measures to protect European business in Iran

Bourse and Bazaar | Esfandyar Batmanghelidj: In a major interview given to French newspaper Le Monde looking at Total’s strong performance in 2017, CEO Patrick Pouyanné was asked about the “American threat” to the company’s “important gas project” in Iran. Pouyanné’s forthright response marks perhaps the first time that a major European executive has publicly called for a diplomatic […]

As ICC Considers Probing israel for War Crimes, U.S. Moves to Defund U.N. Palestine Refugee Agency

AMY GOODMAN: Israel is facing a possible International Criminal Court war crimes probe over its 2014 assault on Gaza and the ongoing expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank. According to the Israeli TV station Channel 10, Israel’s National Security Council recently warned Israeli lawmakers that the ICC could open an investigation at some […]

U.S. House Considers Changes to Law That Protects Identity of Politicians Accused of Sexual Misconduct

By Derrick Broze Several new attempts are being made to reform a controversial law that prevents the public from knowing the identities of politicians accused of sexual misconduct. At least two new efforts are being launched to reform a law that shields the identities of politicians accused of workplace sexual harassment and forces […]

U.N. considers "killer robot regulation" to prevent Terminator robots from exterminating humankind

(Natural News) The idea that artificial intelligence (AI) is soon to invade every facet of human life – including the theater of war – has become all too real at the United Nations. A U.N. panel, recognizing that the development of AI technologies is now moving at breakneck speed, recently advised that international regulations be […]

France Considers Lowering Age Of Consent To 11

France are to consider lowering the age of consent to as low as 11-years-old as the government draft a controversial new bill dealing with ‘sexual coercion.’ Is an 11-year-old girl old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That’s the question French ministers are seriously considering, amid total outrage and revulsion by members of […]

New Zealand Considers Creating Climate Change Refugee Visas

Above Photo: The people of Kiribati are under pressure to relocate due to sea level rise. New Zealand could introduce a visa to help relocate people affected by climate change. Photograph: Jonas Gratzer/LightRocket via Getty Images Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your […]

Brazil Considers Plan to Feed Low-Income Children “Human Pet Food”

SÃO PAULO – A new, controversial plan to feed low-income children and adults in São Paulo with powder pellets made from nearly expired food has drawn the ire of critics, who have called the product “human pet food.” The plan was first announced last Wednesday by , the “Donald Trump of Brazil” and mayor of […]

NASA considers altering astronaut DNA for Mars mission

NASA plans to send its first manned mission to Mars between 2030 and 2040 but still faces a number of obstacles before then. The Mars-bound astronauts will be exposed to high-energy particles and NASA is looking at ways to repair the damage this would do to their DNA. This could include actually altering the astronauts’ […]

Government Considers Adding Monarch Butterflies to the Endangered Species List

Heather Callaghan, GuestWaking Times Something is causing monarch butterflies to disappear at a dramatically higher rate in Western North America than in the Eastern regions of the U.S. In the early 1990s, people in the Coastal areas of California noticed a disconcerting decline of the monarch. It turns out they were correct. While scientists have focused on the […]

Listen, Russia – You can’t be partners with a nation that considers you an enemy

     Dear Russia: An Enemy Is Not A Partner Paul Craig Roberts Russians are concerned about Washington’s arbitrary closing of their San Francisco consulate and the illegal searching of diplomatic properties. There is no question that Washington has violated diplomatic protections and international law. Why did Washington show its outlaw face to the world? Was […]

In Blow To US Dollar, BRICS Considers ‘Sanctions-Proof’ Cryptocurrency

The Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev has stated that the BRICS may opt to create their own cryptocurrency for the purposes of global commerce. A cryptocurrency is a digitally based means of exchange wherein the value of said currency is not determined by a central-bank. Most cryptocurrencies can be converted […]

Trump Considers Expanding War In Afghanistan To Exploit Minerals

Trump appears committed to the belief that mineral extraction “could be one justification for the United States to stay engaged in” Afghanistan, the New York Times reported. (DVIDSHUB/Flickr/cc) As the 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan approaches, President Donald Trump is reportedly being pressured by a billionaire financier and a chemical executive to extend the scope of […]

Italy Considers ‘Nuclear Option’ to Ease Growing Migrant Crisis

The Italian government is considering a “nuclear option” to clear out thousands of migrants, which involves issuing temporary visas that would allow them to leave the country and move to other European Union countries. More than 101,417 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean sea during 2017, with almost 85 percent arriving in Italy. The Italian government has threatened to close […]

Greece gets credit lifeline while IMF considers joining bailout

     Euro zone governments threw Greece another 11th-hour credit lifeline on Thursday worth $9.5 billion and sketched new detail on possible debt relief as the IMF finally offered to help out after two years of hesitation. The 8.5 billion euros of loans from the euro zone’s 18 other states, including Berlin which is wary of […]

JEWS CONSIDERS NORTH KOREA AN ENEMY STATE

JEWS CONSIDERS NORTH KOREA AN ENEMY STATE Published: 20 April 2017 | Written by Mike King | | Regardless of what one may think of the North Korean system — and we suspect, as rare western visitors to the country have alleged, that the situation is not quite as bad as what the Piranha Press […]

Sherman County, OR, considers making organic farming illegal, wants to FORCIBLY spray "rogue" organic farm with Roundup

(Natural News) Azure Farm is a beautiful organic farm in Oregon which provides most of Azure Standard’s competitively priced organic beef, field peas, Einkorn and wheat to consumers around the country. Now, a change in Oregon’s laws has put the very existence of the farm and others like it at risk. While Oregon state laws […]

Merkel considers moving German planes from Turkey to Jordan

nsnbc : After Turkey’s AKP government denied German parliamentarians access to the Incirlik Airbase in Turkey to inspect planes and troops there, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said […]

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