Posts Tagged ‘issue’

Tlaib and Omar’s Denial of Entry by Israel Is Not a “Freedom of Speech” Issue

For how long will discourse on the plight of the Palestinian people be hostage to the notion that “impartial observers”, i.e., the silent majority on Israel, must be addressed in a manner that accounts for “where they are, not where we’d like them to be”? And who defines where these people are in the first […]

Nuclear Disarmament Should Be A Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored

Nuclear Disarmament Should Be A Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored Above Photo: International Campaign/Flickr Two years ago on July 7, 2017, 122 nations approved the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons (TPNW). The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017 for spearheading this achievement. Few Americans are […]

Turkey’s Multipolar Turn: Ankara and Beijing Come to Terms on Uyghurs Issue

China’s relationship to its ethnic minority Uyghur population has been the central issue driving a wedge between China and the Muslim world in recent years. However, the situation is already beginning to change before our eyes – Pakistan, Turkey and many nations throughout the Middle East have suddenly stopped calling the Uyghur education centers in […]

Climate Change Is A Poor People’s Issue

Poor and working communities stand to gain the most from protections against corporations that expose them to pollution. If you’ve read anything about climate change over the past year, you’ve probably heard about the IPCC report that gives a 12-year deadline for limiting climate change catastrophe. But for many parts of the world, climate change already is a catastrophe.  […]

Hong Kong Protests: Hunt on the “wrong side” of the issue

Hong Kong Protests: Hunt on the “wrong side” of the issue The war of words between China and Britain over Hong Kong has escalated as Beijing’s ambassador to the United Kingdom urged Britain to stay out of Chinese affairs. But apparently the UK, and above all Jeremy Hunt, doesn’t seem willing to allow the […]

An explosive issue: IRA Libyan Semtex compensation would open the door to other claims

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has revealed that the UK government has taken £17m in taxes over the past three years from the £12bn worth of UK-based Libyan assets, which were frozen during the 2011 NATO ‘regime change’ operation to topple the country’s long-time ruler, Muammar Gaddafi. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which holds the […]

Confederation can’t answer the most important issue in Israel-Palestine

Any framework that comes to replace the two-state solution must aspire toward decolonization, and accept that Zionism and full civic equality are irreconcilable. Israeli security forces guard as Jewish Israelis tour the Palestinian side of the old city market in the West Bank city of Hebron, June 15, 2019. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90) Changes on […]

‘Don’t mention the Jews’: How wartime BBC failed to issue Holocaust warnings

LONDON — On December 17, 1942, Britain’s foreign secretary, Anthony Eden, rose from his seat in the House of Commons and revealed that the Nazis were now carrying out Hitler’s oft-repeated threat to “exterminate the Jewish people in Europe.” He went on to condemn “this bestial policy of cold-blooded extermination.” After he had delivered the […]

Liberal Zionists worry: Annexation will make Israel a political issue in presidential campaign

After US Ambassador David Friedman gave a thumbs-up to possible Israeli annexation of portions of the West Bank last week, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg seized on the threat for political capital, saying he would make Israel pay a price in aid for such a move. “If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat […]

Buchanan: The Credibility Of The Democratic Party Is Now At Issue

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, The release of the Mueller report has left Democrats in a dilemma. For consider what Robert Mueller concluded after two years of investigation. Candidate Donald Trump did not conspire or collude with the Russians to hack the emails of the DNC or John Podesta. Trump did not distribute the […]

Airline regulators knew about Boeing 737 MAX nosedive issue 2yrs ago

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) and the European Aviation and Space Agency (EASA) both certified the aircraft as “safe,” anticipating that additional procedures and training would prepare pilots for the “unusual” situations in which they would need to manually control the plane’s nose angle. However, the published flight manual did not reference these “unusual” situations, […]

Gender Balance is a Business Issue

Today is International Women’s Day! We’d like to celebrate it by highlighting gender balance and how important it is to us here at Automattic. While gender balance in itself is definitely something worth pursuing for ethical reasons, we also strongly believe that it makes good business sense. As our CEO Matt Mullenweg said in his […]

Why Did Tripoli Issue Arrest Warrants for Libya’s Top Post-2011 Actors?

The Libyan Public Prosecutor has issued an arrest warrant of the Chairman of the Wattan Party Abdelhakim Belhaj and the former commander of the Petroleum Facilities Guard Ibrahim Jadran, according to Libyan Express. The warrants included four other Libyan personalities and 31 Chadian names from the Rebel Groups in Chad. The papers issues by the […]

The GMO Issue Reaches Boiling Point in India. The Devastating Impacts of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops

In a recent article published on the India-based News18 site (CNN), prominent US biologist Nina Federoff was reported as saying it is time for India to grant farmers access to genetically modified (GM) crops. In an interview with the site, she says there is no evidence that GM crops are dangerous when consumed either by people in food or by animals in feed. […]

How Police Are A Public Health Issue + Extinction Rebellion’s Move To Save Humanity

How Police Are A Public Health Issue + Extinction Rebellion’s Move To Save Humanity Above Photo: Youtube Screenshot/ Occupy Policing is a public health issue. Some recent victories combined with ongoing grassroots organizing outline the importance of addressing state-sponsored violence as a health hazard that has distinct causes and therefore, distinct solutions. Next, Extinction Rebellion […]

‘Issue of Sovereignty’: Macron Wants EU to Be Less Dependent on Dollar

‘Issue of Sovereignty’: Macron Wants EU to Be Less Dependent on Dollar November 12, 2018 French President Emmanuel Macron admitted on Sunday that the European nations have so far failed to provide a viable alternative to the US dollar, and are excessively dependent on the American currency. In an interview with CNN, the French president […]

Rise of The Butterfly: Artists Tackle The Issue of Human Trafficking

The Facts: To The Stars academy seems to be a legitimate UFO disclosure movement, but I can’t help voice my concerns regarding any mainstream UFO disclosure movement, which has a long history of infiltration and manipulation. Reflect On: Why have we been stuck on ‘UFOs’ for decades? Is it not time to ask for these […]

Rudy Giuliani’s $1.6 Million Amazon Adventure Has Become an Issue in the Brazilian Election

RUDY GIULIANI HAS become a controversial figure in this year’s election — in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. With his eyes on reelection this Sunday, governor Amazonino Mendes signed a controversial $1.6 million consultancy contract with Giuliani Security & Safety (GSS). Mendes is prominently touting the deal in his campaign, promising it will “revolutionize” the state’s grim security predicament. […]

Noam Chomsky and Others Issue Warning Against Brazil’s Fascist Candidate

Noam Chomsky and several other intellectuals signed a manifesto in defense of Brazilian democracy and warning of the possible victory of a “fascist, racist, misogynist, homophobic candidate who calls for violence and armed repression,” in a clear reference to leading candidate Jair Bolsonaro. The manifesto argues that the attack on Brazil’s democracy began with the […]

FDA and CDC Issue Separate Warnings For Pet Owners Including Bacteria Resistance

By Aaron Kesel The FDA has announced that some flea and tick medications can cause adverse reactions in dogs and cats, issuing warnings to pet owners and vets. Meanwhile, the CDC has announced that people are getting sick from pets and the antibiotics are failing to work. Animals that received drugs in the isoxazoline class, […]

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