Posts Tagged ‘disaster’

The disaster of Andrew Cuomo and New York’s pandemic response

The global rise of the anti-science ‘populist’ right has received a lot of the blame for the failure of many countries to deal with the challenges of the Covid 19 pandemic. While there’s a great deal of truth in this analysis, from a progressive left perspective, the seeds of the various crises that followed the […]

PODCAST: Daily Briefing, Feb. 24 — Israel’s worst ecological disaster yet?

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing: Your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday. Today’s panel comprises Times of Israel senior analyst Haviv Rettig Gur and our environment reporter Sue Surkes, along with producer Raoul Wootliff in the host’s chair. On […]

Texas disaster puts Beto O’Rourke back in business

“After all of Texas freezes over because of poor leadership, I think it’s a different state of Texas than it was two weeks ago,” said Mikal Watts, a San Antonio-based lawyer and major Democratic money bundler. If O’Rourke runs for governor, Watts said, “I think he could catch fire.” O’Rourke’s political prospects — like those […]

Israel’s beaches hit be worst ecological disaster in decades

Browse > Home / News / Israel’s beaches hit be worst ecological disaster in decades February 22, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article 170km of Israel’s 190km coast were covered with tar and damaged in an ecological disaster in the past few days, the worst environmental disaster in decades. Photo: Gideon […]

Texas Disaster: Bad Luck or Bad Climate? Maybe Both

When something happens once every hundred years or so, it’s hard to plan for it, especially if that planning is very costly. This is the conundrum at the heart of the blackout disaster that hit Texas last week. The complex infrastructure that generates electrical power could have been weatherized to withstand the freezing storm, as […]

An Unnecessary Himalayan Disaster

There is a huge tectonic place below the land mass of India known as “Indian Plate.” The rotation of the earth is causing this plate to continually move northward just like any matter moves to the top in a centrifugal machine. The Indian Plate crashes into the Tibetan Plate as it moves to the north. […]

How a Disaster Vacation Could Take Down Ted Cruz

“Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it,” said Mark Twain. Voters, though, won’t excuse politicians who throw their hands up—or, worse, turn tail when disaster strikes. Weather might be the least controllable force a politician faces, but it comes with a severe price for mishandling its consequences. And it’s not clear […]

AOC Claims ‘Texas Disaster Is What Happens When You Don’t Pursue A Green New Deal’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) has slammed Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the state’s infrastructure planning, claiming her Green New Deal would have better prepared areas for extreme weather conditions. AOC tweeted on Wednesday: “The infrastructure failures in Texas are quite literally what happens when you *don’t* pursue a Green New Deal” The infrastructure failures in […]

Troop Deployments in Washington Are a Disaster Waiting to Happen, by James Bovard

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC It is not a good thing when the political class figures it needs military protection from the rest of us. In such circumstances, the military often becomes the law. From James Bovard at “Tyranny in form is the first step towards tyranny in substance,” warned Senator John Taylor two hundred years ago […]

Worst Disaster Ever Will Be the Biden Presidency But Great For Bankers & Globalists (Cabal)

Comment: The winners of this election are not the American People. The winners of this election are the Rothschild ZIONISTS/British Monarchy & Empire & all other six sided Star secret society members which include Council of Foreign Relations, Bilderbergers, Trilateral Commission, Freemasons, their Pedophiles & Rapists, etc. FEBRUARY 10, 2021 This video is releasing at […]

Question Marks on Himalayan Dams After Another Disaster

             Following the terrible disaster in Uttarakhand questions are likely to be raised once again regarding the safety and desirability of the many dams and hydel projects in the Himalayan region. What started as a natural disaster got much aggravated due to the various complications created by hydel projects and their tunnels., The workers and […]

Madrid declared a ‘disaster zone’ after storm Filomena hammers the Spanish capital

The Madrid area has been declared a “disaster zone” by the national government after extreme weather and snowstorms left the city crippled. The move means the affected areas can receive financial aid to alleviate the storm damage. On Tuesday, Spain’s Council of Ministers approved the disaster declaration for the Community of Madrid and Castilla-La Mancha, […]

A Global Green New Deal Is The Only Way To Avert Disaster

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout. January 9, 2021 Above photo: Shutterstock. Global warming is the biggest challenge facing humanity today. Yet, climate change has yet to become our number one priority even though, as the World Meteorological Organization warned back in March 2020, “time is fast running out” on averting an acute environmental catastrophe. In this […]

A disaster and a tragedy for America, Jews and decent people everywhere

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / A disaster and a tragedy for America, Jews and decent people everywhere January 8, 2021 by Melanie Phillips – Read on for article If freedom is indivisible, so are the rule of law, constitutional order and respect for the democratic process. Melanie Phillips That’s why the appalling […]

Has the coronavirus really been the disaster we feared?

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Health Effects of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Counter Information “Take Science Seriously and Value Ethics Greatly” By Dr. Hisako Sakiyama, Prof. Katsuya Hirano, and Prof. Hirotaka Kasai Global Research, November 09, 2020The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus 1 October 2020 Introduction Hisako Sakiyamahas a PhD in Medicine and is a Member of the Takagi School of Alternative Scientists, a Japanese NGO established in 1998 to study the […]

Trump’s Middle East triumphs will soon turn to disaster

David Hearst David Hearst is the editor in chief of Middle East Eye. He left The Guardian as its chief foreign leader writer. In a career spanning 29 years, he covered the Brighton bomb, the miner’s strike, the loyalist backlash in the wake of the Anglo-Irish Agreement in Northern Ireland, the first conflicts in the […]

MS Estonia: Hull damage not to blame for 1994 ferry disaster, new report finds

The 1994 MS Estonia ferry disaster was not caused by hull damage, a preliminary investigation has found. A report published on the Estonian government website has concluded that the newly-discovered damage was too small to have sunk the ship as quickly as it did. The marks on the ship were first revealed in a September […]


ONLINE RESISTANCE MOVEMENT As you may already be aware, the world is heading towards an apocalyptic disaster that has been directly caused by world governments and their WEALTHY THUG ASSOCIATES who possess BENT DESIRES to RULE THE WORLD. The war of the PEOPLE vs THE GOVERNMENT is RAPIDLY ACCELERATING as each day passes by. Time […]

(Translation of key points): Nasrallah’s speech on Beirut Disaster

August 08, 2020 Source Original link: Description : Key excerpts from Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s latest speech surrounding the Port of Beirut disaster several days earlier. Source: Various networks Date: 7 August, 2020 (Important Note: Please help us keep producing independent translations for you by contributing as little as $1/month here) Transcript: Hezbollah chose to view all forms […]

Beirut explosion: What is ammonium nitrate and why is it being blamed for the disaster?

The massive explosion that devastated much of Beirut, which was felt as far away as Cyprus, struck with the force of an earthquake. It was the most powerful blast ever seen in the Lebanese capital, which was on the front line of the country’s 1975-1990 civil war and has endured conflicts with neighbouring Israel, as […]

Victoria Declares ‘State Of Disaster’ With Stage 4 Lockdown & Overnight Curfew In Melbourne

Australia’s Victoria has declared a ‘state of disaster’ and locked down millions in Melbourne Draconian new rules were introduced to control a growing coronavirus outbreak in its second-biggest city Melbourne on Sunday Shops, factories and other non-essential businesses will be shut down as authorities fight a second wave of coronavirus. The measures include an overnight […]

Virginia National Guard hosts national disaster response exercise as hurricane season starts

SANDSTON, Va. — More than 2,000 National Guard personnel from six states and Washington, D.C., will take part in the Vigilant Guard 18-3 emergency response exercise May 7-10, 2018, at multiple locations in Virginia to improve their ability to respond to a natural disaster and enhance relationships with local, state and federal emergency […]

Trump is a disaster for the environment, for wildlife, and for human life

Trump is a disaster for the environment, for wildlife, and for human life. Trump has handed over to polluters oil and mineral rights in US National Monuments. Mining will now deface what was before Trump protected national monuments, and oil drilling will destroy the Arctic National Refuge. He has appointed polluters to run the Environmental […]

Fukushima Passes Chernobyl as Worst Nuclear Disaster in History: Does Anyone Care?

TOKYO – According to peace and environmental justice watchdog NukeWatch, the Fukushima disaster has overtaken Chernobyl as the worst nuclear disaster in human history. Writing in CounterPunch, John LaForge, co-director of NukeWatch, noted that the meltdown at the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan in 2011 is now believed to have released between 5.6 and […]

Move Over Chernobyl, Fukushima is Now Officially the Worst Nuclear Disaster in History

The radiation dispersed into the environment by the three reactor meltdowns at Fukushima-Daiichi in Japan has exceeded that of the April 26, 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe, so we may stop calling it the “second worst” nuclear power disaster in history. Total atmospheric releases from Fukushima are estimated to be between 5.6 and 8.1 times that […]

The Approved Monsanto-Bayer Merger Could Spell Disaster for a Budding Cannabis Industry

Phillip Schneider, Staff Writer Waking Times After selling off enough assets to win anti-trust approval, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved a mega-merger between Monsanto and Bayer, two of the world’s leading chemical/biotech companies. Although polling has shown that over 90 percent of farmers are concerned about the merger, the DOJ and European […]

John Bolton As NSC Adviser Is A Disaster For U.S. Says Jimmy Carter

Donald Trump’s choice of war hawk John Bolton to lead the National Security Council has been slammed by former president Jimmy Carter. He said that Bolton’s appointment is the worst mistake Donald Trump has made and the effects of the move could be disastrous. Carter told “CBS This Morning”: “I think his last choice for […]

US-Bangla plane crash worst air disaster in Nepal in nearly three decades

nsnbc : The US-Bangla airlines Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft with 71 passengers and crew on board crashed and burst into flames while landing at […]

New Evidence Points to Man-Made Earthquake in Christ Church Disaster

The Article Kiwi’s have been Waiting for ~ Study Raises More Serious Questions About The Christchurch Earthquake By Peter Drew –  Feb 2, 2018 Who Knew It Was Coming And Why? A report by the New Zealand Earthquake Commission adds to speculation and mysteries surrounding possible foreknowledge of the Christchurch earthquake in 2011 What really […]

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