Posts Tagged ‘resilience’

It ‘shows a great resilience’: Despite COVID-19, synagogues across Europe will still open for non-Jews for Days of Jewish Culture series

(JTA) — Every September since 2000, synagogues and other Jewish heritage sites in hundreds of cities across Europe — a continent where Jewish institutions normally stay firmly locked down for security — open to the public for a one-day event aimed at fostering ties between Jewish communities and non-Jewish Europeans. This year, the European Days […]

6 months into pandemic, Jews prepare for a High Holiday season of rupture and resilience

(JTA) — For many Jews, a high point of services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is the Unetaneh Tokef prayer, which wonders who will live and who will die in the year ahead. This year, that question will take on added resonance, as the High Holidays fall six months into a global pandemic that has […]

The Rise of Resistance and Resilience to Tear Gas

This text is adapted from “Tear Gas: From the Battlefields of World War I to the Streets of Today” All around the world people invent, adapt and share techniques for resilience and resistance to tear gas. In doing so, they care for each other. They transform this weapon into a collectivizing tool. There is a […]

May Day Repression Reveals Savagery of U.S. Colonialism, Resilience of Puerto Rico’s People

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Puerto Rico’s capital was the site of massive scenes of brutal repression as police clamped down on an International Workers Day march using overwhelming violent force, scattering thousands of protesters who gathered to resist austerity measures and anti-worker attacks on the people of U.S colonial territory. Despite the colonial administration’s […]

Oxford Circus, Media Terror Drills and ‘Resilience’ Marketing Goes Global

SUNDAY WIRE host Patrick Henningsen is joined by in-studio guest host Mike Robinson from UK Column for another week of news roundup. Major moves in the Middle East, Washington, London, Moscow, Beijing and Brussels are changing the face of world geopolitics. Meanwhile, the media runs their own ‘drill,’ pushing a fake terror threat in London […]

Stories Of Resistance And Resilience From The Pacific Islands To Canada

Above Photo: Raising Our Paddles This May, a delegation of Pacific Islanders who are fighting climate change from the front lines of impact, are headed to one of the dirtiest fossil fuel extraction sites on the planet: the Canadian tar sands. These Pacific Climate Warriors are disappointed that Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has deliberately […]

How the occupied mentality syndrome works

Previously I argued whether Saudi Arabia’s repeated involvements in U.S. interventions and wars stem from free national will or in response to a specific condition. For starters, in Saudi Arabia there is no national will. In Saudi Arabia, the national will is the will of the Al Saud clan. Still, when a major Arab state […]

HUD Forces Cheaper Rent for Non-Whites to have “Access’ to White Neighborhoods

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development used Dallas as a test for forced diversity and the city is now experiencing much more violence. Hillary’s rumored running mate, Housing Secretary Julian Castro, is cooking up a scheme to reallocate funding for Section 8 housing to punish suburbs for being too white and too wealthy. The […]

Be The Change – What World Do You Want to Live In?

7th December 2015 By Wes Annac Guest Writer for Wake Up World Most of us have an idea of the changes we want to see in the world, and our achievements would be unprecedented if we could get to a place in society where we could publicly strive for a better way of life. Not […]

US Has Killed More Than 20 Million In 37 Nations Since WWII

Print Friendly Above Photo: From PopularResistance.org. After the catastrophic attacks of September 11 2001 monumental sorrow and a feeling of desperate and understandable anger began to permeate the American psyche. A few people at that time attempted to promote a balanced perspective by pointing out that the United States had also been responsible for causing […]

Alongside the pain sit resilience and hope

NSW Firefighters pay their respects during the September 11 Interfaith memorial service at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. Picture: Dan Himbrechts Source: The Australian TEN years on for the families of the 10 Australians who died in the US on September 11, 2001, the sadness remains, but alongside the pain sit resilience and hope. Several hundred […]

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