Posts Tagged ‘rifts’

UN climate talks in limbo as rifts among countries remain

MADRID (AP) — Countries remained deadlocked Saturday in talks over combating climate change as UN talks dragged on beyond the official deadline with no end in sight. Chile’s environment minister, Carolina Schmidt, who is chairing the two-week talks in Madrid, urged officials from almost 200 countries to recognize the “overall balance” of the latest draft […]

Protests Across Europe Highlight Rifts Over Copyright Bill

Protests Across Europe Highlight Rifts Over Copyright Bill Above photo: Berlin Protest. H. Hanschke. Reuters. Critics of EU internet copyright reforms have rallied across Europe ahead of a crucial vote in the European Parliament. Critics say upload filters will lead to censorship. Advocates say creators must be fairly paid. European Union – Tens of thousands […]

Leader: Young Iranians ‘major target of cultural invasion’

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution has told a meeting of Islamic Student Association members Iranian youth has been a soft target for enemies’ ‘soft war.’Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received on Wednesday thousands of members of Islamic Student Associations nationwide. Leader’s address focused on constant confrontation of the Imperialist front with […]

Petrofascism: The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power

Petrofascism: The Koch Brothers’ Dirty War on Solar Power February 16th, 2016 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: Rolling Stone: After decades of false starts, solar power in America is finally poised for its breakthrough moment. The price of […]

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