Posts Tagged ‘opinion’

US to release legal opinion it can demand resumption of UN sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — In recent days, Iran hawks in Congress leveraged US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in a Senate run to win a key concession from the Trump administration that could help their bid to kill the nuclear deal with Tehran. Late last week, the US State Department agreed to release a portion […]

Shaping Public Opinion: The New York Times’ Long History of Endorsing US-Backed Coups

Bolivian President Evo Morales was overthrown in a U.S.-backed military coup d’état earlier this month after Bolivian army generals appeared on television demanding his resignation. As Morales fled to Mexico, the army appointed right-wing Senator Jeanine Añez as his successor. Añez, a Christian conservative who has described Bolivia’s indigenous majority as “satanic”, arrived at the presidential […]

‘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 […]

Opinion: Speculation Mounts That John Bolton May Be ‘Second Whistleblower’

There is a lot of speculation in conservative circles that former National Security Adviser John Bolton is the “second whistleblower” and evidence continues piling up that Trump’s former adviser may have completely betrayed the president in order to exact revenge for being fired. Michael Snyder at the Economic Collapse Blog writes: I knew that John […]

Is the Fake news hurting Trump???Public opinion polls show shift toward impeaching Trump

Public opinion polls show shift toward impeaching Trump Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/09/29/is-the-fake-news-hurting-trumppublic-opinion-polls-show-shift-toward-impeaching-trump/ Hits: 13

‘NYT’ says Netanyahu influences US Iran policy because of his feel for ‘US public opinion’ (and never mentions Adelsons)

This is a marvel. The New York Times Magazine published a long article about Benjamin Netanyahu’s unsuccessful effort to get Obama to attack Iran and its successful effort to get Trump to abandon the Iran deal titled, “The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran,” and though there are countless references to Netanyahu’s influence […]

Court Rules That “Patent Troll” is Opinion, Not Defamation

By Joe Mullin Free speech in the patent world saw a big win on Friday, when the New Hampshire Supreme Court held that calling someone a “patent troll” doesn’t constitute defamation. The court’s opinion [PDF] is good news for critics of abusive patent litigation, and anyone who values robust public debate around patent policy. The […]

Likud rejects AG’s opinion that hidden cameras at polls could be illegal

The Likud party on Tuesday lambasted a legal opinion from Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit stating that the party’s camera surveillance operation targeting polling stations in Arab towns could constitute a criminal offense. Mandelblit submitted the opinion last week ahead of a Central Elections Committee hearing on whether to allow Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party to […]

Top reasons to question ‘climate change’ | Opinion

The truth lies beneath the surface. Photo: RTF Australians continue to be subjected to an onslaught of programming surrounding the ‘scientific consensus’ of anthropogenic climate change. This narrative, underpinned by the notion that human activity is warming the planet to an “irreversible stage”, has been used to manipulate data, suppress dissent and re-write critical policies. […]

We must shift American public opinion in order to end Palestinian oppression

History shows that those committing atrocities on the world stage don’t wake up one day and spontaneously end their crimes. As regular readers of Mondoweiss know, Israel won’t end Palestinian oppression on its own. Outside pressure is the only hope, and the most powerful vehicle to deliver that pressure, BDS, is building momentum. That is, […]

Spot the Difference: Politics vs Wrestling | Opinion

Donald Trump knows how to invoke a reaction from an audience — either in the wrestling world or in the political circus. Photo: WWE Professional wrestling — half Shakespeare, half suplexes — continues to captivate as a stage-managed “reality” in which scripted stories bleed freely into real events, and the blurry line between truth heightens […]

An Opinion About Gun Control In America That Mainstream Media Completely Ignores

The Facts: Our endocannabinoid system (ECS) is vitally important to maintaining homeostasis throughout our bodies and minds. An imbalanced ECS may contribute toward conditions such as depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, migraines, IBS, and obesity. Reflect On: What can you do to take greater care of your endocannabinoid system? Where is there imbalance in your life that […]

Opinion: As an American-Israeli, I Am Thrilled for the Palestinians and for Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, looks to the gallery from the house floor before being sworn into the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 3, 2019. Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP Every day that Netanyahu chooses Trump and fundamentalism over the pro-democracy, pro-equality, pro-pluralism views of diaspora Jews, is a great day for the Palestinian cause. […]

Opinion: Birthrighters can handle the truth. Show them the occupation.

Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian man during clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli troops in Ramallah, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, in the occupied West Bank, Dec. 2018. Credit: AFP A former Birthright trip coordinator and leader’s bold opinion: young Jews on Birthright trips are aware of world events, and shouldn’t have to […]

No Jab, No Job: The next step of the vaccination debate? | Opinion

Industries in Australia now require vaccination as a condition of employment. Photo: Medic.ua Earlier this year, the Australian government released a directive requiring all staff in “high-risk workplaces” to provide information on their flu vaccination status, including restricting access to work in certain areas for those who refuse to comply. The move is the latest […]

Disregard For World Opinion Defines The US Government

Disregard For World Opinion Defines The US Government Above Photo: Daniel Kelly/Flickr Last week, the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn the US embargo against Cuba. A total of 189 member-nations said Cuba did not deserve this embargo, which began in 1961 and has continued unabated to this day. Only two countries – the United States […]

Occupation Of The American Mind – israel (apartheid state) And US Public Opinion

Occupation Of The American Mind – Israel And US Public Opinion   Filed under: Palestine, US Congress, US Foreign Policy, USA, Wars for Israel, Zionist entity | Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2018/11/04/occupation-of-the-american-mind-israel-apartheid-state-and-us-public-opinion/ Hits: 12

OPINION: I am part of the Resistance inside the Galactic Empire

     By: Anonymous (note: The Beaverton is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at the request of the author, a senior Commander on the Death Star whose identity is known to us and who would be in danger of being force lightsaber murdered by its disclosure.) Emperor […]

The Australian government doesn’t care about our farmers | Opinion

Cracks in his narrative like cracks in the dry ground. Photo: The West Farming and agriculture has been at the forefront of Australia’s development as a nation since the very beginning, feeding our growing population and providing an underlying economic lynchpin that has been vital to our prosperity. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a […]

Opinion: The Australian government doesn’t care about our farmers

Malcolm stepping over the cracks in his narrative. Photo: The West Farming and agriculture has been at the forefront of Australia’s development as a nation since the very beginning, feeding our growing population and providing an underlying economic lynchpin that has been vital to our prosperity. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a $190 million […]

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