Posts Tagged ‘fight’

WATCH anti-govt protesters fight with Beijing supporters in Hong Kong mall

Intense fistfights broke out at the high-end Amoy Plaza mall in the busy Kowloon district of Hong Kong, China’s self-governing territory, on Saturday afternoon. Videos from the scene show the activists pulling and punching each other. Some clobbered their opponents with umbrellas and hurled objects at them. A group of protesters were filmed chasing a […]

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco

Gentrification vs. Revitalization: The Fight For Affordable Housing In San Francisco Above Photo: Youtube Screenshot/ Occupy.com A close up look at the epicenter of the nation’s affordable housing crisis: San Francisco. We sit down with local residents and activists to hear about the manifold problems that gave rise to this crisis, and the creative ways in […]

Biometric Fight: Facebook Defeated on Facial Recognition, But Google, Amazon Still Pushing Ahead

Whether you like it to or not, facial recognition is set to play an ever-growing role in people’s everyday lives. Nonetheless, the fight is now on: push-back has now begun against Silicon Valley’s global digital monopolies who seek to harvest the facial imaging data of every single user on the planet. But with seemingly endless […]

DARPA Sets Its Sights on the Alt Media: Pentagon Launches New Program to Fight “Viral” Internet Content

The Pentagon has declared war on memes as DARPA launches a new program to fight “polarizing viral content” before it spreads. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to create software with the capability to “automatically detect, attribute, and characterize falsified multi-modal media to defend against large-scale, automated disinformation attacks.” The software will scan […]

Pentagon Launches New Program to Fight “Viral” Internet Content

The Pentagon has declared war on memes as DARPA launches a new program to fight “polarizing viral content” before it spreads. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to create software with the capability to “automatically detect, attribute, and characterize falsified multi-modal media to defend against large-scale, automated disinformation attacks.” […]

Putin Balances Turkish Fighter Jet Interest with Syria’s Fight Against Terrorism

On Tuesday, the biennial MAKS-2019 International Aviation and Space Show kicked off in Russia’s Zhukovsky International Airport. This important event has drawn spectators, journalists, and photographers from around the world every odd year since 1992. What began as an entertaining event has now become a marketplace for Russian aerospace companies to negotiate export contracts and […]

Building an Army of Lunatics to fight the ‘Clash of Civilizations’

By Staś I recall a scene from the movie ‘300…Rise Of An Empire’ where the attractive Jewish actress Eva Green is seen kissing a dismembered head. An example of raw violence mixed with hyper-sexuality. I remember thinking to myself this hyper-violence has to be having major effects on the hive mind of the masses. A […]

Study, Fast, Train, Fight: The Roots Of Black August

Study, Fast, Train, Fight: The Roots Of Black August Above Photo: From Liberationschool.org Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen the development of a racial system more violent, extractive, […]

G-7 countries slammed over $22 million pledge to fight Amazon wildfires: "Netflix paid $100 million to stream ‘Friends’"

Many social media users were less than impressed when the Group of Seven (G-7) nations pledged on Monday to give an immediate 20 million euros ($20 million) to combat ongoing fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest. They suggested that the amount did not go nearly far enough to address the problem, which could have […]

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, saying that previously deforested areas had burned and that intact […]

‘This Illegal And Dangerous Pipeline Must Be Shut Down’: Standing Rock Sioux Renew The Fight Against The DAPL

‘This Illegal And Dangerous Pipeline Must Be Shut Down’: Standing Rock Sioux Renew The Fight Against The DAPL Above Photo: From Nationofchange.org The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted. The media may have forgotten the ferocious battle the Standing […]

Terrifying VIDEO captures skydiver’s fight for their life as chute becomes tangled

Bystanders captured the spine-chilling incident at St. Aubin’s Bay in Jersey as the unfortunate diver plummeted to the ground, in what many probably feared would be a death spiral. Their equipment can be seen twirling around in the air, exacerbating the problem and increasing the danger. According to Skydive Jersey’s chief instructor Mal Richardson, the […]

G7 countries ‘fuel global inequality’ more than they fight to reduce it – Oxfam to RT

The leaders of the so-called G7 states – the US, Canada, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – are set to meet over the weekend in the French city of Biarritz on the Atlantic coast. The gathering’s host, President Emmanuel Macron, warned about the “crisis of inequality” plaguing the world. However, the Group of Seven […]

The Fight For A Green New Deal Can Start With Your Union Contract

News coverage of the Green New Deal portrays organized labor as a major obstacle to its enactment. But our new report for Data for Progress paints a different picture. In a poll conducted for the think tank by YouGov Blue, union members overwhelmingly favored the proposed reforms, with 62 percent in support and 22 percent against. In a memo […]

Iran or the fight for the strategic initiative

August 07, 2019 by Paul Schmutz Schaller for The Saker Blog In the actual strategic situation, we can observe a dynamic equilibrium between the two main forces. On the one hand, we have the USA with its allies, on the other side, there are China, Russia and some important other countries. The side of the […]

Mauna Kea Protests Aren’t New. They’re Part Of A Long Fight Against Colonialism.

Mauna Kea Protests Aren’t New. They’re Part Of A Long Fight Against Colonialism. Above Photo: A sign sits along side the protest camp against the TMT construction near the slope of Mauna Kea, taken on August 1, 2015. STEVEN CHASE / FLICKR Something big and beautiful is happening in Hawaiʻi. Currently, hundreds of Native Hawaiians and allies are […]

Rosselló’s Gone, But Puerto Rico’s Fight Against Police Repression Continues

Rosselló’s Gone, But Puerto Rico’s Fight Against Police Repression Continues Above Photo: Protesters demonstrate near a police barricade on a street leading to the governor’s mansion on July 24, 2019, in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.JOE RAEDLE / GETTY IMAGES On Monday night, protesters were gathered outside of the governor’s mansion in Old San Juan, […]

Pentagon Wants 16-year Old Kids to Fight the Empire’s Wars

The Pentagon is desperate. Far too many millennials are criminals, so luring them in to become the latest crop of bullet stoppers for the state is a nonstarter.  Solution? Recruit 16-year-olds. Most have yet graduated to petty and violent crime, although a lot of them are in video game training for a future of violence […]

Pentagon Wants 16-Year-Old Kids to Fight the Empire’s Wars

By Kurt Nimmo The Pentagon is desperate. Far too many millennials are criminals, so luring them in to become the latest crop of bullet stoppers for the state is a nonstarter. Solution? Recruit 16 year olds. Most have yet graduated to petty and violent crime, although a lot of them are in video game training […]

Israeli Mossad Agents Posed As American Spies to Fight Covert War Against Iran

  David Silverman/Getty Images   False Flag A series of CIA memos describes how Israeli Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran. BY MARK PERRY | Foreign Policy Buried deep in the archives of America’s intelligence services are a series of […]

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