Posts Tagged ‘lessons’

Okay to be #2 – Lessons for America and China

The probability of a hot war between the U.S. and China is surging every day. Both countries are adamant, confident, and feeling insecure. America is not ready to cede its global leadership and the international order it built and maintained since WW2. Meanwhile, China sees an opportunity to assert what it perceives as its rightful […]

Lessons From The National Union Of The Homeless

Above Photo: National Homeless Union Leader Ron Casanova (right) leading a takeover of an empty building in New York City on May 1, 1990. Jeff Greenburg/Skylight. ‘You Only Get What You’re Organized To Take.’ This July, unhoused leaders set up tents in front of Atlanta City Hall to demand a meeting with city officials. They […]

Ministers Warn Parents That Their Unvaccinated Children Could Lose Out On Face To Face Lessons

Government ministers are warning parents that their 12 -15 year old children could lose out on face-to-face learning unless the vaccine take-up improves. Nadhim Zahawi, the Education Secretary, and Sajid Javid, the Health Secretary are seeking to boost a low take-up of the covid jab among teenagers by writing to their parents and insisting that […]

Serious Concerns as Lessons in Normalization Hit Lebanese Schools

September 25, 2021  Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Lebanese parents are left distraught after their kids are “spoon-fed” the Israeli rhetoric in their textbooks. Al Mayadeen English investigates the matter in depth. Many parents described what is happening as a reductive and suspicious contrivance A parent of a Lebanese student blew the whistle after […]

Lessons learned from the escaped Palestinian political prisoners

What are the lessons we, Palestinians, have learned from the successful prison break carried out by six political prisoners earlier this month? This prison break brought Israel’s “mythical” security system to its knees. All Palestinians, whether those living in the 1967 occupied areas, or Israel’s third-class citizens, or refugees living in miserable refugee camps and […]

Lessons From 50 Years Covering Foreign Policy

Above Photo: Shutterstock. After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly. For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy — mostly America’s, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of places like Turkey, China, […]

9/11 Truth: Lessons Learned? (video)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee  Today, there’s an entire generation who have grown up in the shadow of the towers. Who have never known a world that was not haunted by the hobgoblin of terrorism. Who have never thought twice about giving up the freedoms they barely knew they […]

Divided we fall; some hard lessons for the left and Sikh activists

The recent outburst against Communists by a spokesman of India’s ruling right wing Hindu nationalist BJP should come as a wakeup call for those fighting against each other over the control of an ongoing farmers’ agitation in Punjab. Harinder Singh Kahlon had asked for throwing “comrades” behind bars for instigating the peasantry struggle. The Indian […]

Episode 408 – 9/11 Truth: Lessons Learned?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Today, there’s an entire generation who have grown up in the shadow of the towers. Who have never known a world that was not haunted by the hobgoblin of terrorism. Who have never thought twice about giving up the freedoms they barely knew they had in […]

The True Lessons of the Afghan War

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. Disagreements over how to assess the American exodus from Afghanistan have kept the pundits busy these last weeks, even though there wasn’t much to say that hadn’t been said before. For some of them, however, that was […]

Labor Day Lessons From The American Union Movement’s Hidden History

Above Photo: Members Of The United Mine Workers Of America Hold Signs During A Strike Against Alabama’s Warrior Met Coal At The BlackRock Offices In New York On July 28, 2021. Angus Mordant / Bloomberg Via Getty Images File. This year, find inspiration in the bravery and sacrifice of generation after generation of workers who […]

Iraq: Afghan Lessons and Reality

It may only be a matter of time before the states of the Middle East, whose instability has been embodied by the West led by the United States, begin to feel the echoes of the Taliban’s rapid conquest of almost all of Afghanistan. The consequences of the Sunni Islamist triumph will not be lost on […]

Pinkerton: What Would Reagan Do? Five Lessons the Gipper Could Teach Biden After Afghanistan Debacle

In view of the ongoing Kabul Debacle, it’s obvious that Joe Biden needs some pointers on leadership and management of foreign policy and national security. Even if one agrees that it was time to get out of Afghanistan—and 70 percent of Americans did, at least until a few days ago, though the polls have since softened—it’s […]

Iran draws lessons from engagement with the West

Iran draws lessons from engagement with the West – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – After more than a decade of painstaking negotiations and a landmark nuclear deal, Iran seems to be going through careful deliberations concerning the notion of engagement with the West.  The cautious Iranian approach with respect to engaging with the West has long been […]

Lessons From The Nation’s Black Male Educators

Lessons From The Nation’s Black Male Educators To The Other 98%. What the next generation of Black male educators is learning from Black men in education today. The place of Black men in higher education, both as students and as educators, has always been precarious—even before the pandemic. A U.S. Department of Education report found […]

What Happens When a Holy and Righteous God Gets Angry? Lessons from History and the Prophet Jeremiah

The LORD is the true God; he is the living God, the eternal King. When he is angry, the earth trembles; the nations cannot endure his wrath. (Jeremiah 10:10) by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News God’s wrath (anger) is apparently not a very popular topic. I have received numerous emails from people over the past couple of […]

Sergei Lavrov’s Recent Speech Points to Some Important Lessons to be Learned

The Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov recently made a very important speech that, unsurprisingly, received very little attention from the western media. On June 9 Mr Lavrov addressed the Primakov Readings International Forum in Moscow. In his speech, Lavrov drew attention to what he persists in calling “our western colleagues” unwillingness to accept the “objective […]

What America can learn from China – Lessons from the pandemic

On Dec 31, 2019, I checked out of an exquisite but affordable hotel in Beijing. My first trip to China was coming to a closure and I was simultaneously sad and happy. During the flight back to San Francisco, I was thinking how America’s misconception about China was as large as the Pacific Ocean below […]

Learning the Right Lessons From Meron — and Punishing Those Responsible

Ultra Orthodox Jews look at stairs with waste on it in Mount Meron, northern Israel, where fatalities were reported among the thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at the tomb of a 2nd-century sage for annual commemorations that include all-night prayer and dance, April 30, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun Adeeb Joudeh Al Husseini is a […]

Medieval Lessons: The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic Ever – Killes Any Infections In The Body

Medieval Lessons: The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic Ever – Killes Any Infections In The Body AMG-NEWS.com / Medeea Greere The basic formula of this powerful tonic dates back to medieval Europe, that is, from the era when people suffered from all sorts of diseases and epidemics. This master cleansing tonic is actually an antibiotic that […]

The missing lessons from Israel’s latest elections

“A major setback” was the recurring term in many news headlines reporting on the outcome of Israel’s general elections of March 23. While this depiction specifically referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failure to secure a decisive victory in the country’s fourth elections in two years, this is only part of the narrative. Certainly, […]

Ever Given: ‘Lessons need to be drawn to improve safety,’ says maritime expert

Lessons need to be learned from the running aground of the Ever Given, the massive container ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal for nearly a week, an expert in maritime affairs has told Euronews. Captain Jamil Sayegh, who has experience navigating the Suez Canal, said accidents happen especially in difficult conditions, “but we […]

Pandemic perspective: the Covid-19 lessons we’ve learned

In March of 2020, Covid-19 disrupted every facet of our world. It appeared to arrive everywhere at once and within a year half a million Americans were dead. Covid-19 quickly exposed challenges in the nation’s pandemic response. There was a national skepticism toward collective action and no federal mandate to get the virus under control. […]

Abolitionist Rabbis: Their Urgent Lessons for Today

As the first half of the nineteenth century ended, Americans faced an urgent matter of conscience. The enslavement of human beings, central to the U.S. economy, was tearing the country apart. The situation called for spiritual and moral leadership. Most American Jews at the time were of European descent. And as a group, they were […]

COVID lessons: Israel’s public health system is working fine, but its schools aren’t

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Lessons From Africa in Black and White

There are 48 independent countries in mainland Africa, yet among Americans the ignorance about this vast continent is staggering.  Few know that for many years, until the latter half of the twentieth century, nearly all these countries had been protectorates or colonies of European nations, the great majority France and Great Britain, with Belgium and […]

Middle East needs to learn lessons from the Holocaust – opinion

We are undergoing a historic change across the Middle East in the wake of the Abraham Accords, moving into an era of greater empathy and compassion as well as a stronger understanding of the concept of coexistence.But even in 2021, we still have many lessons to learn and the Holocaust is an essential pillar of […]

Lessons From Mariame Kaba’s “We Do This ‘Til We Free Us”

Above photo: Side-by-side images of the cover of We Do This ’Til We Free Us, by Mariame Kaba. We can and must collectively build a world without policing, prisons, surveillance, punishment, and capitalism––a world in which all are equipped with the tools to prevent and transform harm, one in which everyone has what they need […]

 Myanmar: Exploiting lessons learnt in the Middle East

Demonstrating for the third week their determination to force the country’s military to return to its barracks, protesters in Myanmar appear to be learning lessons from a decade of protest in the Middle East and North Africa. By the same token, Myanmar’s protesters, in stark contrast to public silence about the military’s brutal repression of […]

The Lessons of Suffering in a Covid-19 World

In June 1990, future South African President Nelson Mandela addressed a joint session of Congress only months after being released from 27 years in a South African apartheid prison. He reminded the political leadership of the United States that “to deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity. To impose on them a wretched […]

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