Posts Tagged ‘fight’

The fight continues after Israel lobby staves off IHRA debate at NDP convention

The pro-Palestine resolution that passed this weekend at Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) convention was a significant step forward; the struggle now is to make sure it is implemented and followed, not lost in some bureaucratic abyss as happened to other policy items after the 2018 NDP convention.  However, the dust-up over another proposed resolution […]

Trump Plans to Use Political Power to Fight Prosecutions

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth even has a chance to get its pants on.” – Winston Churchill Ex-President Donald Trump has been keeping a low profile at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida with a wet finger in the air trying to decipher how the winds are blowing on his legal […]

#ItStartedWithWords – Holocaust survivors fight social media antisemitism

Holocaust survivors have joined with Facebook and the Claims Conference to fight antisemitism on social media in the #ItStartedWithWords campaign. — Claims Conference (@ClaimsCon) April 8, 2021 As part of the campaign, the survivors recorded videos explaining how words eventually led to the atrocities committed during the Holocaust. The Claims Conference and Facebook initiated the […]

China sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there’s war

China sent more fighter jets into Taiwan’s air defense zone on Wednesday in a stepped up show of force around the island Beijing claims as its own, and Taiwan’s foreign minister said it would fight to the end if China attacks.The democratic self-governed island has complained of repeated military activities by Beijing in recent months, […]

Parents win fight against time, bureaucracy to be with pregnant daughter

The draconian entry restrictions imposed by the Interior Ministry until Tuesday on non-Israeli relatives of Israeli citizens, even for crucial life-cycle events of their relatives, has caused great distress to thousands of olim living in the Jewish state.Perhaps those worst affected were expectant mothers whose parents have been barred entry since January even for the […]

Fight back when the Israel lobby bullies progressive organizations

This week, a major battle is raging behind the scenes at the New Democratic Party (NDP) around Palestinian rights. As a Jew, I am mighty pissed off at Israel’s defenders trying to hijack my Jewish identity and bully progressives into abandoning our Palestinian sisters and brothers.  The Israel lobby’s latest weapon of choice is the […]

Greece to lead IHRA, vows to fight antisemitism

Greece has assumed the position of head of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) on Friday, which operates through a rotating presidency. The change comes as antisemitic incidents continue to occur in Greece, as noted by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who said his government will work to combat antisemitism in Greece and Europe.  “Memory […]

Is the Fight Against Anti-Semitism the Answer To Global Well-Being?

With more than 60% of religious-based hate crimes in the United States targeting the Jewish community, fighting anti-Semitism has never been more important. And fighting anti-Semitism from the perspective of trauma— its symptoms and the possibility of healing — is key to successful interventions. That was why I was thrilled to participate in the recent Mayors […]

Government plan for climate change inspires Israeli cities to join the fight

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 17

Workers Insist The $15 Minimum Wage Fight Isn’t Over

Above photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at 2014 rally to raise the minimum wage. Sanders Senate office. Labor Groups Angry that Biden and Democrats Didn’t Push for the New Base Pay in the $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Legislation. Women comprise the overwhelming majority of frontline workers who risk their lives and the lives of their families […]

EPA Quietly Approves Chemical ‘Air Treatment’ To Fight COVID-19

This is an excerpt of The Daily Wrap Up 2/19/21 As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth is, or claiming they have the answer, is likely leading you astray, for one reason or another. Stay […]

Woke Scientists: Lockdowns Needed Every Two Years to Fight Climate Change

‘Woke’ climate change scientists are now demanding that governments worldwide impose lockdowns every two years in order to maintain “safe” temperature levels. A report published in Nature Climate Change claims carbon emissions fell during the global COVID-19 lockdowns. In order to meet the goals set by The Paris Agreement, authors of the report say similar […]

Austria has failed in fight against corruption, says Council of Europe

Austria has made “overall insufficient” progress in the fight against corruption, according to a new report by the Council of Europe. The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) says Austria has failed to implement its recommendations to tackle judicial and political misconduct. Four years ago, the Council of Europe body had issued recommendations to the […]

In Germany, a fight to preserve the grave of a Jewish flying ace erased by the Nazis

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Cuba’s contributions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

  ‘They have discovered smart weapons. We have discovered something more important: people think and feel.’                                                                               […]

United Health Professionals Fight Back against Covid Terror Attack

United Health Professionals Fight Back against Covid Terror Attack Tap News / Weaver ISSUE INTERNATIONAL ALERT SOURCE: WedWideNews.com Intro by The Masked Writer A collective of healthcare professionals protesting the pseudo-science behind the Covid Terror attack orchestrated by subversive factions ‘operating under the cover of “government” has issued a warning (see below) that we urge […]

Gov. Kristi Noem at CPAC: ‘Conservatives Exist to Fight for America’

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) traveled to Orlando, Florida, on Saturday and delivered a moving speech about the conservative movement in America at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). “I’m here today to share some of the lessons from my state,” Noem said, shortly after being welcomed to the stage. “I think the […]

Hunger Strike, Activists Take Fight Against Scrapper To City Hall

Above photo: Breanna Bertacchi, one of the hunger strikers, poses for a portrait as community members, leaders and activists gathered outside City Hall to call on Mayor Lightfoot to deny the permit to move General Iron to the Southeast Side on the 20th day of the hunger strike on Feb. 23, 2021. Colin Boyle/Block Club […]

Beiranvand decides to stay and fight for his place at Antwerp

TEHRAN – Iranian international goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand wants to fight for his place at Antwerp. The Iranian goalkeeper suffered a foot injury in the match against St. Truiden last week in the Belgian league. Antwerp No.1 Jean Butez, who is recovering from ankle injury, will be fit soon and the Belgian club are ready to […]

Lawmaker Attempts to Fight Surging Chicago Carjackings by Banning Video Games

Illinois State Rep. Marcus Evans Jr. (D) is attempting to fight a surge in Chicago carjackings by pushing to ban the sales of the Grand Theft Auto video game. The New York Post reports that Evans “introduced legislation Friday to amend an existing state law that prohibits the sale of certain video games to minors.” […]

Biden Administration Urged to Fight Anti-Israel Bias, Chinese Atrocities Against Uighurs, in Rejoining UN Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva. Photo: UN. The lead Republican on the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee urged President Joe Biden’s administration to step up the fight against both anti-Israel bias and the genocide currently being waged by the Chinese authorities against the Uighur Muslim minority, following its decision to […]

China’s fight against Covid-19 cut deaths from other illnesses – study

A study conducted by Oxford University and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that non-Covid related deaths in China fell during the start of 2020, helped by measures to control the spread of the virus. Researchers examined official death registry data in China from January 1 to March 31, 2020, discovering that, […]

Newt Gingrich: Trump OWNS the GOP – ‘Nobody Can Fight Him’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has warned RINO Republicans that former President Trump is very much in charge of the GOP. In an interview with New York City AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Gingrich described Trump’s influence in the party as “enormous.” He added that nobody in the GOP, including leader Mitch McDonnell, “can […]

Britain: Jews lead fight against the oppression of China’s Uighur Muslims

As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness.  But few encounters have affected Hasenson-Gross as profoundly as the one she had in 2019 with Rahima Mahmut, a UK-based activist for the rights of Uighurs, a Muslim minority that is the target of […]

EPA Quietly Approves Chemical ‘Air Treatment’ To Fight COVID-19 & US Vaccine Passports Are Here

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (2/19/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

Britan: Jews lead fight against the oppression of China’s Uighur Muslims

As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness.  But few encounters have affected Hasenson-Gross as profoundly as the one she had in 2019 with Rahima Mahmut, a UK-based activist for the rights of Uighurs, a Muslim minority that is the target of […]

California Democrats scramble to fight Newsom recall, close ranks

The message must be “about why even unhappy Californians should not sign these poisonous petitions,” he said in an interview. “Our collective action should be all about reducing signatures that would create this political chaos.” But time is running out, he conceded. “It’s really about the next 30 days,” when the recall campaign must show […]

‘Together we fight, together we will win’: Workers strike nationwide to demand $15 minimum wage

Fast food workers and other low-paid frontline employees walked off the job in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. Tuesday to demand at least $15 an hour, collective bargaining rights, and better conditions from their ultra-profitable employers—and to throw their support behind the ongoing congressional effort to raise the federal minimum wage after […]

First Nations Leaders Fight Vaccine Hesitancy With Social Media Savvy

A typical post from Neskantaga Chief Chris Moonias pairs personality with uncomfortable truth. “Good morning,” he wrote on Twitter Monday, “today is 9,497 days from February 1, 1995 … That’s 26 friggen years of Neskantaga [First Nation] Boil Water Advisory.” And on Thursday: “Day 9500 of Neskantaga First Nation Boil Water Advisory. How’s your water […]

Montreal’s Chinatown Restaurants Fight To Survive A Year Into The Pandemic

MONTREAL — As the Lunar New Year begins, many in Montreal’s Chinatown hope the year of the Ox will bring a better fortune than the last.  But restauranteur Benny Shek doesn’t dare to hope for the future.  “Today is an exception,” he said, bluntly, pointing at his temporary staff of eight scrambling to put together […]

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