Posts Tagged ‘power’

The Rosenberg Orphans And The Power Of Radical History

Above photo: Harry McCabe (from left), deputy U.S. marshal; Julius Rosenberg and his wife, Ethel; Anthony H. Pavone, deputy U.S. marshal, in New York on March 8, 1951. AP. Orphaned after their parents were executed for espionage, the story of the Rosenberg boys is one all Americans should know. The Left would go crazy over […]

The Power of ‘Thank You’

Moses Breaking the Tables of the Law (1659), by Rembrandt. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The 19th-century British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) is best remembered for his very focused personal ambition, coupled with his ability to allow political expediency to override aspirational idealism. And yet, despite his rather self-absorbed personality, he was unfailingly polite and gracious, […]

A Record Of Hawkish Intervention: Biden Picks Samantha Power To Head USAID

Above photo: Samantha Power, center, walks with U.S. soldiers away from the military demarcation line during a visit to the south side of the Joint Security Area at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone which separates North and South Korea, Oct. 9, 2016. Ed Jones | Pool Photo via AP. Samantha Power […]

Netanyahu’s lie in Nazareth shows the power of Palestinian citizens of Israel

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Mark Levin: Pelosi ‘Destroyed Separation of Powers by the Use of the Impeachment Power’

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” conservative talker Mark Levin hammered House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for proceeding with the impeachment of President Donald Trump earlier in the day by passing articles of impeachment. Levin told host Sean Hannity that Pelosi’s actions have “destroyed separation of powers.” HANNITY: Joining us now, the author of The […]

Building Class Power By Fighting For The Common Good

Above photo: Rebel Lens. As activists orient to the post-election landscape, we’re having lots of conversations about building power for the long term. We’re taking stock of the types of power we need and how they can reinforce each other – narrative, organizing, mobilizing, and electoral power, to name a few. And despite the decline […]

Biden picks Samantha Power to lead USAID

Highly regarded within the Democratic Party for her diplomatic chops, it was widely expected that she would land a role in Biden’s administration. In a statement, Biden praised Power as a “world-renowned voice of conscience and moral clarity,” and nodded to their time together in the Obama administration. “I know firsthand the unparalleled knowledge and […]

New Moon In Capricorn: Power Struggles, Intensity & Renewal

We are having a New Moon in Capricorn on January 13th throughout most of the world and on the night of the 12th in Central to Western North America. This is initiating a 29.5 day lunar cycle and new wave of energy for the coming month; however, the astrological configurations mentioned in this article will […]

Merkel Says Big Tech Shouldn’t Have Power to Decide Who Has Free Speech

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized Twitter for banning President Trump, saying that social media networks shouldn’t have the power to decide who is allowed to exercise free speech. Twitter banned Trump on Friday night after blaming him for inciting the storming of Capitol Hill by some of his supporters, despite Trump himself calling on […]

ACLU Warns of ‘Unchecked Power’ After Facebook, Twitter Suspend Trump

A legislative counsel member from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has issued a rebuke after Facebook and Twitter decided to suspend American President Donald Trump from their platforms. Kate Ruane, a senior legislative counsel at the ACLU, released a statement condemning Facebook and Twitter’s decision to suspend Trump, warning against “unchecked power” and the […]

National Power Blackout Plunges Pakistan Into Darkness, Air Force Reportedly on Red Alert

Home » Asia, Disasters » National Power Blackout Plunges Pakistan Into Darkness, Air Force Reportedly on Red Alert     According to reporters on social media, NTDC transmission lines have apparently tripped. While the authorities are trying to establish the cause of the outage, Pakistanis rushed to social media providing conspiracy theories as an explanation. […]

Massive power grid failure plunges Pakistan into darkness

Pakistan’s national power grid has failed, leaving almost the entire country in the dark. With officials blaming a mysterious “plunge in the frequency,” conspiracy theories quickly proliferated. “A countrywide blackout has been caused by a sudden plunge in the frequency in the power transmission system,” Pakistani power minister Omar Ayub Khan wrote on Twitter, shortly […]

Biggest threat to global leftism returns to power: US fake-leftism (1/2)

Ramin Mazaheri is currently covering the US elections. He is the chief correspondent in Paris for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has been a daily newspaper reporter in the US, and has reported from Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of ‘Socialism’s Ignored Success: […]

Trump did NOT concede, and the “transition of power” doesn’t necessarily mean a transition to Biden | Lin Wood Explains “Many Traitors” To Be Arrested Shortly | Final List of Confirmed Traitors Acquired Last Night During Congressional Vote | There are two options remaining for defending America now: 1) Trump invokes the military authority option and initiates the mass arrests.2) Armed patriots rise up to defend the nation and declare independence from tyranny.

January 7, 2021 Mike Adams / Natural News Following yesterday’s false flag “storming” of the Capitol Building — staged by left-wing Antifa / BLM instigators who dressed up as MAGA supporters — we witnessed the final act of betrayal against our constitutional republic as members of Congress flipped against truth and voted to accept the fraudulent Biden […]

Trump Reportedly Promises “Orderly Transition” Of Power After Pence Certifies Biden As Next President

CNN’s anti-Trump derangement propaganda reached new heights Thursday, with a segment in which Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour directly compared the President’s first term with an infamous Nazi crackdown operation. Amanpour announced that she was remembering Kristallnacht (“Night of Broken Glass”) a 1938 Nazi effort to purge the Fascist German nation of Jewish culture. “This week, […]

Trump commits to orderly transition of power, but still disputes election result

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President Donald Trump said there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, hours after Trump appeared to excuse the violent occupation of the US Capitol by his supporters. Trump acknowledged defeat in the November 3 election […]

Portraits of Power

Autobiographies by bureaucrats every so often raise curiosity for the reason that they hide more than they reveal, even as the sequestered information and the behind the scene camaraderie in day to day governmental functioning is a lot sensational. In recent years, India’s top civil servants have been writing their memoirs. But they have only […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: The Power of Delusional Thinking

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Pressuring Pence: Team Trump Demands That VP Lead Congressional Coup to Keep Trump in Power

Having failed to get state officials, judges, and federal courts to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential campaign, President Donald Trump’s legal team and right-wing activists have initiated an intense pressure campaign on Vice President Mike Pence, asking him to flout the law and Constitution and misuse the vice president’s ceremonial and administrative […]

Thermal power plants’ 9-month output stands at 236,000 gigawatt-hours

TEHRAN- Thermal power plants generated 236,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-December 20, 2020), a director in Iran’s Thermal Power Plant Holding (TPPH) announced. Ali-Asghar Abdoli, the TPPH’s director for power plants improvement, said of the 270,000 gigawatt-hour of electricity generated during the nine-month period, […]

Assange’s Extradition Case Is Our Struggle For Popular Power

Assange’s Extradition Case Is Our Struggle For Popular Power Monday, January 4, 2021, will be a seminal day for press freedom and our right to know what our governments and corporations are doing around the world. Judge Vanessa Baraitser will announce her decision on the United States’ request to extradite Julian Assange to the US […]

The Fall of Constantinople: Relentless Ottoman Fire Power Finally Pulverizes the Last Vestiges of the Roman Empire

Constantinople stood against sieges and attacks for many centuries, until finally new technology—the big cannons of the Ottoman Empire —brought down the Byzantine Empire’s capital. The fall of Constantinople in May 1453 was the end of an age for much of Europe and the Near East. After the big guns did their work, Ottoman troops […]

The Empire of Trebizond: Byzantine Offshoot of Great Power and Wealth

The fascinating and exotic history of the Empire of Trebizond, which existed between the 13th and 15th centuries AD, is a great story. This empire occupied the southern coast of the Black Sea, and was formed following the sacking of Byzantine Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade in 1204 AD. When Constantinople fell to the Latins, the Empire […]

New Organizing Model Helps Build Worker Power

Above photo: Nurses of Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital on 2 days strike after contract negotiations ended with no agreement, in New Rochelle, New York, on December 1, 2020. Lev Radin / Pacific Press/ Lightrocket via Getty Images. Organizing the Unorganized During COVID-19. Meet the volunteer organizing team helping non-union workers during the pandemic. When the […]

CNN: Amend Constitution To Prevent Trump Or Anyone Like Him Having Power Again

CNN’s Chris ‘Fredo’ Cuomo and guest Anthony Scaramucci suggested Wednesday that the US Constitution should be amended to ensure Donald Trump (or anyone else like him) can never become President and wield the power of the executive again. Assuming that Biden will be sworn in as the next President, Cuomo shit-chatted his way through an […]

After countless failures, could natural gas power a breakthrough in Israel-Palestine relations?

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Curious Kid Hears Out White Power Activist

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In West Bank refugee camps, Palestinians arm up for post-Abbas power struggle

In Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank, some residents are preparing weapons for a potential power struggle when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas finally leaves the stage. Abbas, 85, leader of the dominant Fatah movement and of the Palestinian Authority, has promised legislative and presidential elections in 2021, for the first time in more […]

Yemen’s President, Separatists Announce New Power-Sharing Government

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi attends the Arab summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, May 31, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed/File Photo The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen announced on Friday a new power-sharing cabinet that would include southern separatists in the internationally-recognized government, part of a deal to end a power struggle between the nominal […]

‘Serious’ incident at Finnish nuclear power plant under control

Authorities have stated there is no danger after a “serious” incident was reported at a nuclear power station in Finland. The incident occurred in reactor 2 of the Olkiluoto power station, in the southwest of the country at 12.22 local time (11:22 CET). But the Finnish nuclear safety authority (STUK) later confirmed that the situation […]

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