Posts Tagged ‘forward’

Palestinian shot in back amid laughter in shocking video comes forward

A Palestinian man who was recorded last year in a shocking encounter where he was shot in the back while walking away from the camera with his arms stretched above his head has come forward with new allegations of abuse surrounding the incident. The grainy video was made in 2018 by Israeli soldiers and films […]

Don’t Just Give Thanks — Pay Your Blessings Forward

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”—John F. Kennedy Once again, it’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind of year. It’s been a year of hotheads and blowhards and killing sprees and bloodshed and takedowns. It’s been a year […]

Don’t Just Give Thanks. Pay Your Blessings Forward

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”—John F. Kennedy Once again, it’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind of year. It’s been a year of hotheads and blowhards and killing sprees and bloodshed and takedowns. It’s been a year […]

A Radical Break With The Status Quo Is The Most Sensible Path Forward

A Radical Break With The Status Quo Is The Most Sensible Path Forward Above Photo: From Publicbankinginstitute.org Private debt and asset prices are ballooning all over the world. After these debt bubbles burst, predicts Grace Blakeley in the New Statesman, the next bubble to burst will be the carbon bubble, and money plowed into fossil fuel assets will […]

‘Forward’ opinion editor has nothing more to say, and doesn’t want to hear you

It is now ten days since Forward opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon left Bard College in fury over what she called an anti-Semitic demonstration — a claim that has been widely repudiated and discredited by many participants (including many Jews), by the organizer and by the institution itself. The protest targeted a talk on anti-Semitism by […]

Extinction Rebellion has shown me the way forward for Jewish solidarity with Palestine

What makes some Jewish rebellions more acceptable than others? When can you use Judaism in the service of rebellion and when can’t you? And what makes Jewish protest over Israel/Palestine the boundary line of allowable behavior in mainstream Jewish circles? These were the thoughts going through my mind as I watched the video of Rabbi Jeffrey […]

Game On – Pluto Turns Forward: Astrology Forecast September 26th – October 6th, 2019

September 30th, 2019 By Lorna Bevan Contributing Writer for Wake Up World To the beat of Pluto’s subliminal shamanic drumming, the countdown to 2020 – a year unlike anything you’ve experienced before – has started. From now on, everything matters, everything counts. On October 3rd Pluto turns Direct in Capricorn heading towards the once in […]

At G7 summit Merkel hails ‘big step forward’ in Iran talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that the G7 group had made a “big step forward” in talks with Iran at a summit in southwestern France. “It’s a big step forward. Now there is an atmosphere in which talks are welcomed,” she said on the last day of the summit in Biarritz, adding that the […]

Forward, JTA, NYT, CNN ‘lie through omission’ about Tlaib, Omar trip

Israeli Professor Ariel Toaff, the author of a book that said there was a possible factual basis for some “blood libel” myths. (Photo from 2017 video.) Media are attacking the Congresswomen by claiming that the group sponsoring their proposed trip ‘promoted blood libels.’ The claim is based on one item briefly posted on the NGO’s […]

Israel uses Eid to push forward al-Aqsa takeover

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 12 August 2019 Israeli police injured dozens of Palestinians praying at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Sunday, the first day of Eid al-Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice. The Muslim holiday this year coincides with the Jewish holiday of Tisha B’Av, which in Jewish belief commemorates the destruction of […]

A Bad Copyright Bill Moves Forward With No Serious Understanding of Its Dangers

July 18, 2019 By Katharine Trendacosta The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act, aka the CASE Act. This was without any hearings for experts to explain the huge flaws in the bill as it’s currently written. And flaws there are. We’ve seen some version of the CASE Act pop […]

Will The Real Gene Sharp Please Step Forward?

In a recent interview with Jacobin, lawyer and political activist Marcie Smith expands on an essay she wrote earlier this year calling Gene Sharp — the late founder of nonviolent theory — “one of the most important Cold War defense intellectuals the U.S. has produced.” Unfortunately, the interview, much like her essay, miss him by a mile. To be fair, […]

"They Have No Fear" – A Dozen New Epstein Abuse Victims Come Forward

According to the Miami Herald, which revived prosecutors’ interest in Epstein with its ‘Perversion of Justice’ series of investigative reports about how Epstein was let off with a slap on the wrist and minimal jail time despite evidence that he was an inveterate, unrepentant pedophile. At least four women have contacted David Boies, the […]

US welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as ‘important step forward’

The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan’s ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an “important step forward.” Reported by Reuters, the US State Department said in statement that special envoy for Sudan Donald Booth will return […]

The two-state solution is dead. Let us take the obvious and humane path forward

One of the most obvious absurdities in the world of foreign policy is seeing what is considered serious. The people who want to continue funding massacres, genocides, and authoritarian regimes abroad frame their ideas in the sober language of realism, and earn plaudits from pundits and think tanks; those who propose the moral and obviously […]

San Francisco Takes a Historic Step Forward in the Fight for Privacy — First to Ban Gov’t Facial Recognition Tech

May 15, 2019 By Nathan Sheard The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted today by 8-to-1 to make San Francisco the first major city in the United States to ban government use of face surveillance technology. This historic measure applies to all city departments. The Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance also takes an important step toward ensuring […]

Pundits who supported Iraq war should come forward now, in order to stop Iran conflict

This is a moment of crisis in the Middle East. The USS Abraham Lincoln is steaming toward the Gulf, and there’s a clear impetus for war from an unhinged and empowered segment of the U.S. foreign policy establishment. While many have voiced opposition to the war footing, the opposition is not well-organized, and the media […]

Harmeet Dhillon: If big tech has its way ‘we will lose every election going forward’

(Natural News) In an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight, lawyer Harmeet Dhillon warned that conservatives need to take note of the threat of the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe or “we will lose every election going forward.” (Article by Lucas Nolan republished from Breitbart.com) In an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight, host […]

Judge allows lawsuit to move forward for medical experimentation victims intentionally injected with syphilis

(Natural News) It almost sounds too horrific to be true: a government injecting people with syphilis intentionally so they can be used to test antibiotics. Unfortunately, for hundreds of Guatemalans, that nightmare was a reality in the 1940s, and it was the U.S. government carrying out the heinous acts – and it […]

Paying It Forward: North Carolina J20 Ex-Defendants Pass On Anti-Repression Funds

Paying It Forward: North Carolina J20 Ex-Defendants Pass On Anti-Repression Funds Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org As part of this weeks call to action on #J20, former defendants are donating thousands of dollars to anarchist and antifascist prisoner support projects all over the world. Two years ago, roughly twenty anarchists, anti-fascists, and anti-capitalists from the North Carolina […]

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