Posts Tagged ‘reform’

Eviction Moratorium Is A Useful Lesson In How Reform Happens

Ray Valentine describes how collective disruption “outside the political process” won tenants significant concessions. It didn’t make a lot of headlines, but in the recent stimulus and government funding deal, Congress extended what is probably the most significant federal housing policy in a generation: the nationwide eviction moratorium. We should study how it came to […]

DHS OKs Huge H-1B Visa Reform to Help U.S. Graduates

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is helping U.S. graduates by ending the lottery for H-1B foreign workers that has allowed Fortune 500 CEOs to import mid-skilled, poorly-paid foreign graduates for the starter jobs needed by U.S. graduates. The new process will allocate the annual supply of 85,000 H-1B visas to corporations that offer the […]

Thousands protest in Warsaw against abortion reform and PiS government

Thousands marched across Warsaw on Sunday to protest against Poland’s right-wing government, the latest demonstration after a high court ruling further restricted already tight laws on abortion. Minor scuffles between police and protesters took place near the monument to the Smolensk air disaster in 2010 which killed the country’s then-president and scores of other senior […]

Six Republicans to Explore ‘Immigration Reform’ with Amnesty Advocates

Six Senate and House Republicans are expected this week to engage with elected Democrats and amnesty advocates, from corporate donors to the open borders lobby, on “building bipartisanship on immigration reform.” On Thursday, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Susan Collins (R-ME), and John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Will Hurd (R-TX) […]

Beyond COVID-19: The Power Struggle Over Alternatives For Health Care Reform

We have been repeatedly told over at least four decades that the free market will fix our system’s problems of access, costs, and quality of health care. That claim has been proven false by long experience. For-profit corporate stakeholders, often investor-owned, have demonstrated their commitment to profits over the public interest. The enormous medical-industrial complex […]

Reform leaders warn Netanyahu over Orthodox takeover of Zionist institutions

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’Blood and Oil’ Co-authors: MBS Only Cares Fir His Image, is ‘Allergic’ to Political Reform

By Staff, OCBS News OCBS News’ Intelligence Matters host Michael Morell interviewed Bradley Hope and Justin Scheck, the co-authors of “Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman’s Ruthless Quest for Global Power,” about the leadership style and strategic decision-making of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman [MBS]. Hope and Scheck offered their assessment of MBS’ “dichotomy”, […]

How Police Reform Was Derailed In California

Above photo: People with “I Can’t Breathe” signs and masks attend a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, May 30, 2020. Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press. Stall tactics. Distractions. Lobbying. Sacramento, CA – By the time the sun set at the Capitol on Monday evening, hours from a legal deadline to pass bills for the year, […]

Why is the Reform movement forcing me to choose between my interfaith relationship and rabbinical school?

This article originally appeared on Alma. (JTA) — I’ve wanted to be a rabbi since I was 14. I didn’t — and still don’t — know entirely what to think about divinity or halacha (Jewish law) or how to approach 4,000 years of Jewish history, but I knew that nothing felt better than existing in […]

Hunger Strikers Demand Police Reform In Antioch

Above photo: Activists have launched a hunger strike to demand police reform in Antioch. The activists want Antioch police to fire Officer Michael Mellone, who was involved in the fatal shooting of a San Francisco homeless man in 2016 and to discipline Cpl. Steve Aiello for his social media posts that they say incited violence against […]

Macron to Lebanese leaders: Reform now or face sanctions

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Alert: The NZ Reform Banking Bill & the destruction of the middle class

A must watch. They are planning your subjugation. Neo feudalism & total control over you and your money. They have left the door open to digital currency. EWR [embedded content] Image by Jakub Orisek from Pixabay Share this: Like this: Like Loading… 00 Hits: 29

President Aoun: Confessional System Has Become Hindrance in Face of Any Reform

Posted on August 31, 2020 by martyrashrakat Source August 31, 2020 President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, addressed the Lebanese this evening in a televised speech on the occasion of the Centenary of Greater Lebanon. President Aoun maintained that the shift of Lebanon from the prevailing confessional system to the modern secular State, the […]

President Aoun: Confessional System Has Become Hindrance in Face of Any Reform

Posted on August 31, 2020 by martyrashrakat Source August 31, 2020 President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, addressed the Lebanese this evening in a televised speech on the occasion of the Centenary of Greater Lebanon. President Aoun maintained that the shift of Lebanon from the prevailing confessional system to the modern secular State, the […]

President Aoun: Confessional System Has Become Hindrance in Face of Any Reform

Posted on August 31, 2020 by martyrashrakat Source August 31, 2020 President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, addressed the Lebanese this evening in a televised speech on the occasion of the Centenary of Greater Lebanon. President Aoun maintained that the shift of Lebanon from the prevailing confessional system to the modern secular State, the […]

President Aoun: Confessional System Has Become Hindrance in Face of Any Reform

Posted on August 31, 2020 by martyrashrakat Source August 31, 2020 President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, addressed the Lebanese this evening in a televised speech on the occasion of the Centenary of Greater Lebanon. President Aoun maintained that the shift of Lebanon from the prevailing confessional system to the modern secular State, the […]

France gives Lebanon reform roadmap

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After 300 Years, It’s Time To End Capitalism, Not Reform It

After 300 Years, It’s Time To End Capitalism, Not Reform It The United States is facing multiple crises with no signs of improvement on the horizon – a deep recession, high unemployment, millions of people soon to be displaced from their homes, a failed healthcare system in the midst of a pandemic, the climate crisis […]

International donors say aid to Lebanon should come with reform

International leaders met to discuss aid for Lebanon at a donor conference organised by French President Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations and indicated that aid given to the country should come with reforms. The conference sought to support the Middle Eastern country following an explosion in the capital city, Beirut, that killed 158 people. […]

France, Germany Reportedly Quit Talks on W.H.O. Reform

Last month, the US gave the WHO a year’s notice that it is leaving the global health watchdog after President Trump accused it of being a ‘puppet of China’ and having performed poorly on the coronavirus pandemic. France and Germany have quit negotiations on reforming the World Health Organization, citing their frustration over attempts by […]

The Big Picture – First Step to Criminal Justice Reform & Americas Opioids Addiction

Dark Politricks is a site dedicated to investigating the dark side of politics including corruption, propaganda, the police state, war on terror, the intelligence services and their misdeeds, false flag attacks and much more. The site also promotes free speech, internet freedom and justice for all people. For an overview of my beliefs and political […]

Land Reform: The State Of The Campesino Struggle in Venezuela

Land Reform: The State Of The Campesino Struggle in Venezuela Above: Venezuelan Campesinos in Merida state (Archive). Hot topic in Venezuela in light of food shortages and economic crisis: the state of the campesino struggle and land reform. The poor peasant: they shoot at him, kill his pigs, tear down his shack, sometimes they rape his […]

Majlis speaker: MPs review banking system reform

IRNA – Members of Parliament discussed reforming banking system and the independence of the Central Bank of Iran, Majlis (Iranian Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said. ‘In today’s plenary session, we have held important talks on banking cooperation and on some necessary reforms in its structure,’ Larijani said Experts of Majlis research center also elaborated on […]

Nicaragua Regains Its Balance After Social Reform Protests

Recent disturbances in Nicaragua have served as a kind of who’s who, separating anti-imperialists from cynical phonies both inside and outside the country. The tsunami of disinformation has swamped the usual suspect mainstream corporate media outlets and their alternative accomplices, but also other news sites that are generally anti-imperialist on issues such as Syria and Palestine, Russia and Iran. […]

Nicaragua Strives To Cope With Protest On Social Security Reform

Nicaragua Strives To Cope With Protest On Social Security Reform Above Photo: From Afgj.org Al Jazeera reports that protesters are demanding President Ortega step down. Ortega is in his third term “and has been accused of nepotism – his wife Rosario Murillo is the vice president – and for undermining democratic institutions to tighten his […]

Young Jews protest Reform leadership’s silence over Passover massacre

Outside the New York office of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) on April 4, the anti-occupation network If Not Now called out the Jewish “liberal” establishment’s resounding silence regarding the murder of seventeen Palestinian young men by Israeli snipers less than a week ago. Roughly seventy five members of If Not Now and a […]

The Big Picture – Gun Reform: Tweet of the Week | RT America |

The Big Picture – Gun Reform: Tweet of the Week | RT America | By The Big Pictureyoutube.com On The Big Picture Etc., Holland Cooke, responds to Twitter followers comments about Gun Control in the U.S., the Newest Words Added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and traveling to The Freedom Forum Newseum and The National Museum […]

Washington Committee Passes Bill to Reform Asset Forfeiture Laws; First Step to Address Federal Loophole

By Michael Maharrey Last week, a Washington state House committee passed a bill that would improve the state’s asset forfeiture laws and set the stage to close a loophole that allows state and local police to circumvent more strict state forfeiture laws by passing cases off to the feds. Rep. Matt Shea (R-Spokane Valley) […]

Chinese Leadership On U.N. Reform

Chinese Leadership On U.N. Reform By Rene Wadlow, Transcend.org January 10, 2018 Above Photo: Kevin Gong/ Flickr 6 Jan 2017 – There have been a number of periods when proposals for new or different United Nations structures were proposed and discussed. The first was in the 1944-1945 period when the Charter was being drafted. Some who had […]

US Reform Jews endorse land theft in Israel and occupied territories

Editors’ Note: These days Reform Jewry is in a pickle. It first condemned Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem, then Dani Dayan, the Israeli consul general, expressed grief over the Reform statement, and so did Malcolm Hoenlein, and the next day the Reforms reversed course and said the recognition was a great thing. Here is some other distressing […]

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