Posts Tagged ‘isolation’

Systematic Palestinian Isolation: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

Israel’s decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of the Israeli decision, and the massive controversy and discussion it generated, should not stop there. Palestinians, who have been at […]

London facing international isolation over refusal to release Iranian tanker

Britain’s on-going illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the Spanish coast continues to draw international condemnation. In the latest development, Russia’s foreign ministry condemned the UK’s action by describing it as a “deliberate step” to inflame regional tensions. Prior to this, the Spanish daily El Pais reported that Spain was set to […]

NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Was Held in Isolation for a Week and No One Has Explained Why

NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY whistleblower Reality Winner was kept in isolation for a week in a Florida county jail, a move that left her “hysterical,” according to an advocate who visited her in the facility. On Monday, Winner was moved from her isolated cell into the jail’s general population, according to advocates. Charged under […]

Trump’s stupidity pushes the USA into isolation

EU refused to be ‘pushed around by the unilateral decisions of our US allies’, France’s Emmanuel Macron said (Photo: Consilium) It left Mike Pompeo, Trump’s foreign policy chief, “disturbed and indeed deeply disappointed”. “This is one of the of the most counterproductive measures imaginable for regional and global peace and security,” he told press, after […]

Iran-G4+1 meeting shows US isolation: Diplomat

Tasnim – An Iranian deputy foreign minister said a ministerial meeting of Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly has laid bare the US isolation. In a post on his Instagram account on Tuesday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said, “The meeting of […]

Maduro’s Beijing Visit Spooks a US Plotting Venezuela’s Isolation

BEIJING – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro received a rare yet exceedingly warm welcome Thursday as he landed in Beijing, where the oft-maligned leader and target of U.S.-spearheaded regime-change efforts will discuss new ways in which his government and the People’s Republic of China can deepen their relations and strengthen their long-running ties. The state visit, […]

Myrkur’s Mystical Music of Nordic Isolation

From Myrkur’s Bandcamp: Though the word “myrkur” means “darkness” in Icelandic, MYRKUR (aka Amalie Bruun)’s music is far from monochromatic. With its distinct sense of Nordic isolation, MYRKUR’s compositions are at once savage and delicate. Choral and folk elements abound, lending the music a mystical, legendary quality and an untouchable equilibrium between dark and light. The musical […]

Why Trump’s Iran Isolation Plan May Backfire

Why Trumps Iran Isolation Plan May Backfire By rp_admin May, President Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal despite Iran living up to its obligations and the deal working as planned. While the US kept in place most sanctions against Tehran, China and Russia – along with many European countries – […]

Hepatitis Spikes as Poverty and Isolation Take Hold Among America’s Forgotten

DETROIT — The first signs that something was amiss surfaced in the weeks before the 2016 election, when public-health officials began to notice one patient after another walking into a clinic, or hospital emergency room in the Detroit metropolitan area complaining of the same symptoms: nausea and vomiting, pains in their stomach and joints, fatigue, […]

The Isolation Of Julian Assange Must Stop

The Isolation Of Julian Assange Must Stop Above Photo: By Thierry Ehrmann | CC BY 2.0 We call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. If it was ever clear that the case of Julian Assange was never just a legal case, but a struggle for the protection […]

Open Letter: The Isolation of Julian Assange is the Silencing of Us All

IMAGE: Award-winning journalist and documentary film maker John Pilger. By John Pilger In this letter, twenty-seven writers, journalists, film-makers, artists, academics, former intelligence officers and democrats call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. If it was ever clear that the case of Julian Assange was never […]

Landmark ‘NYT’ op-ed by Jewish official blames Israel’s leadership for its isolation (not BDS)

Today everyone is talking about one piece, an essay in the New York Times attacking Israel’s settlement program and intolerant political culture as threats to its existence, and to Jews worldwide, written by a stalwart of the Israel lobby, Ronald Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress. Titled “Israel’s Self-Inflicted Wound,” the article says nothing anyone […]

Iran: Nothing but isolation resulted for US in UNSC meeting

FNA- Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mahmoud Vaezi underlined that the UN Security Council’s Friday meeting on the recent unrests in Iran bore no fruits for Washington but desperation and isolation. “It was proved again that the result of the Trump administration’s attempts against Iran and the (2015) nuclear deal is desperation and isolation,” Vaezi […]

The social isolation of Silicon Valley conservatives

     At liberal tech companies, those who disagree on politics say they’re more isolated than ever before Shashi Ramchandani, who manages a team of engineers at Google, has never been shy about being a conservative working in Silicon Valley. He showed coworkers emails he exchanged with Ivanka Trump after he mailed her photos he took […]

U.S. Sanctions Bill Adds More Targets To The List; U.S. Set To Sanction Itself Into Isolation

By Brandon Turbeville With the new U.S. sanctions bill having been passed by a united Congress and signed by a President allegedly opposed to it, U.S. sanctions are now all over the news. But the sanctions bill was not just a step toward a second Cold War with Russia, the bill was also […]

Isolation Chambers: Healing for the Mind & Soul. Have You Ever Experienced This?

The sensory deprivation tank, also known as an isolation chamber, is a modern day relaxation therapy that has been gaining widespread attention for its remedial and healing benefits for the mind and soul. Drawing upon meditation theory, it forces the participant to let go of all external sensory stimuli to focus on the infinite universe that […]

One of biggest protests in 2 decades: Over 50,000 Okinawans gather for anti-US military rally

The rally, which organizers said numbered more than 65,000 – including Governor Takeshi Onaga and officials from opposition parties – has taken place in Okinawa’s capital Naha located in close proximity to US air bases Kadena and Futenma. Simultaneous solidarity protest took place outside the national parliament in Tokyo. The demonstrators were protesting against heavy […]

Exhibition brings Iranian landscape to China

The exhibition was opened officially on Monday by Head of Iran’s National Library Mr. Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri in a ceremony to which Mr. Han Yongjin, Head of National Library of China and a group of interested public attended. Mr. Salehi Amiri told the ceremony that the exhibition was an attempt to display only small […]

US presidential election: Escaping the two death options

By Jamal Kanj Donald Trump could change American electoral history for the better. Before explaining how, let’s first explore the politics and predicament of the 2016 Republican primary elections. About six weeks ago, I projected that Trump would win the Republican nomination. That was before the traditional Republican leadership came out of hibernation to spoil […]

Woman Professor Tsai Ing-wen Wins Presidency Of Taiwan

Former law professor, Tsai Ing-wen, 59, has become the first female President of Taiwan. She won 60 per cent of the votes for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) defeating the opposition KMT’s Eric Chu who gathered 30 per cent, with two thirds of the votes counted on Saturday evening. The DPP has been less enthusiastic […]

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