Posts Tagged ‘march’

Women’s March cuts ties with another board member following ‘Islamophobic smear campaign’

Zahra Billoo has been voted off the Women’s March national board. The move comes less than a week after three founding members rotated off the board following years of false allegations of anti-semitism. Early on the morning of September 19, Billoo posted a long Twitter thread explaining the board’s decision. “The past 48 hours have been […]

A Frontline View Of The Palestinian Great March Of Return

A Frontline View Of The Palestinian Great March Of Return On March 30 2018, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip started a weekly peaceful protest they call “The Great March of Return.” The purpose was to go to the wall separating them from their previous homes and demonstrate their desire to return. The response by the […]

Hundreds March Against Hate After KKK Appear

Hundreds March Against Hate After KKK Appear Hundreds of people marched from a cemetery in Hillsborough where enslaved people are buried into downtown to show a united front against racism after Ku Klux Klan members showed up in town last week. Marchers carried anti-racism signs, signs supporting immigrants, rainbow flags, or American flags. The rally featured Native […]

States March Toward 100% Clean Energy–Who’s Next?

States March Toward 100% Clean Energy–Who’s Next? Above Photo: From One year ago this week, the California legislature passed landmark legislation committing the state’s power providers to supplying 60% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and setting a target of 100% clean, or carbon-free, power by mid century. It was a bold action that significantly […]

39 demonstrators shot with live ammunition, one killed, on Gaza’s 68th Friday march

Gaza 68th Great March of Return: 71 civilians injured. Including 30 children, 3 women, and paramedic by Israeli forces PCHR 26 July — On the 68th Great March of Return, 71 Palestinian civilians were injured due to the Israeli military’s continued use of excessive force against peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border. At […]

Joe Biden Didn’t Just Vote for the 2003 Iraq Invasion—He Helped Lead the March to War

As the Trump administration’s saber-rattling toward Iran threatens another disastrous war in the Middle East, foreign policy has gained newfound focus in the 2020 presidential race. And former Vice President Joe Biden’s 2002 vote in favor of the Iraq War leaves him with a particularly glaring vulnerability. Biden’s vote had already become a sticking point in […]

Iran is ‘moderate’ at uranium enrichment… but still ‘on its march’ towards nuke – Israeli minister

Yuval Steinitz, the country’s Energy Minister and member of the Israeli security cabinet, asserted that Iran “has begun – while it is a moderate rise right now – but it has begun to raise, to break out of the uranium enrichment curbs that were imposed on it,” he told Ynet TV.  Upping the ante, Steinitz, […]

Bitcoin Soars Above $11k For First Time Since March 2018, Ether Tops $300

Update (1030ET): Bitcoin just puked some of its overnight gains on a heavy volume spike… *  *  * One day after we reported that Bitcoin futures traded above $10,000 as crypto derivatives markets “are gearing up towards another big weekend as bitcoin approaches $10k”, not only did the spot price surge above $10,000 but just […]

I’m marching for Palestine in the first Queer Liberation March in NYC June 30

I was deeply honored to be the first openly transgendered grand marshal of the New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Pride March back in June 2005; it was profoundly gratifying to have my activism and advocacy work recognized by Heritage of Pride (HOP) and all the more so since I worked with […]

Mutilated Yellow Vests march and protest against police brutality in Paris

   Several hundred people have shown up for the ‘march of the mutilated’ in Paris, protesting police brutality and demanding a ban on the weaponry law enforcement uses to control demonstrators. People gathered in central Paris on Sunday, the day after ‘Act 29’ of the Yellow Vest protests. The demonstrators carried banners, showing injuries – […]

Environmental Justice March Hits Road Block In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

Environmental Justice March Hits Road Block In Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Above Photo: The march against Death Alley in St. John the Baptist, Louisiana, on the first day of a five-day march. Credit: All photos and videos by Julie Dermansky for DeSmog On May 30, around 100 people took part on the first day of a planned five-day […]

Iran: Power Politics Behind America’s March to War

Sheila Coombes 21st Century Wire War with Iran has been proposed and promoted as an option, by various factions within the United States for decades. Various factions, particularly Washington Neoconservatives, have promoted the idea as beneficial to the security interests of the United States and its closest ally Israel. Shockingly, Neoconservative Patrick Clawson joked at […]

High Court rules nationalist Jerusalem Day march can pass through Muslim Quarter

The High Court of Justice on Sunday threw out a petition that sought to change the route of a nationalist march marking Jerusalem Day. The Flag March is an annual Jerusalem parade that passes through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter to mark Israel’s capture of the eastern parts of the city during the 1967 Six […]

The bloody scenes I’ll never forget from Gaza’s Return March

A year ago, Israeli forces gunned down 64 demonstrators during Gaza’s Great Return March. Palestinian journalist Hind Khoudary was there to see it all — the bloody stretchers, the wounded, and the dead. By Hind Khoudary Medics evacuate a Palestinian protester who was shot by Israeli snipers during protests inside the Gaza Strip, May 14, […]

PODCAST: The other Palestinian march of return

The +972 Podcast heads to the destroyed village of Khubbeiza to hear what Nakba Day means to different people, including Palestinians internally displaced in Israel. Palestinian citizens of Israel take part in the Return March, held at the destroyed village of Khubbeiza, to mark Nakba Day, May 9, 2019. (Mati Milstein) Every year for over […]

Palestinian icon Ahed Tamimi to join pro-Palestinian march in London

London (QNN)- Prominent Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi is set to join thousands of pro-Palestinian protests in London on Saturday as part of a national protest for Palestine and demanding Israel be held accountable for violations of international law. The 18-year-old Palestinian activist came to the world’s attention after she was filmed slapping soldiers at the […]

Ninth dead gray whale found in San Francisco Bay Area since March

   Marine mammal experts are concerned about the death of a gray whale that washed ashore in San Francisco. The whale found Monday on Ocean Beach was the ninth discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area since March. The Marine Mammal Center plans a necropsy to determine what killed the animal. The center says four […]

Trump’s Crusaders March to War

The world is still reeling in horror from the deadly Sri Lanka bombings that may have been the work of Islamic State madmen. Poor Sri Lanka has suffered so much after three decades of civil war and communal strife. We weep for this beautiful and once gentle nation. But behind the horror in Sri Lanka, […]

Critiquing the critique of the Great March of Return

With the first anniversary of the Great March of Return, some disturbing questions have risen. Similar questions were raised in 2009, 2012, and 2014; in fact, this has been happening since 1948. It is becoming even more disturbing now to hear the same arguments being made by some of us who have internalized their subjugation […]

Member Circle: Psychological Warfare | March 2019

Since the beginning of ‘psychology’ as an industry, humanity has been engineered to accept the complete reconstruction of generations of traditional understandings. What is the story of this incremental shift in humanity? Where will this all lead? On the latest Member Circle Podcast, we discuss all aspects of psychological warfare, including humanity and the group […]

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