Posts Tagged ‘right’

Head of Austria’s far-right FPOe resigns government amid corruption scandal

VIENNA, Austria — Austrian far-right Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday following explosive revelations from a hidden-camera sting. “I tendered my resignation as vice-chancellor of Austria to Chancellor Kurz, and he accepted this decision,” a visibly emotional Strache said in a televised statement. Just days before key EU elections, Austria’s coalition government was plunged into crisis […]

Austria’s far-right vice-chancellor resigns over video scandal

Austria‘s Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party has said he is stepping down and would be replaced by Transport Minister Norbert Hofer after an embarrassing video of him was published by two German newspapers. The far-right leader announced his resignation on Saturday, plunging the country into a political crisis days before […]

Europe’s far-right wooing the young with anti-migration, Euroskeptic message

BOKRIJK, Belgium (AP) — They are strikingly young, but emphatic that they should not be considered newcomers. Rather, they are claiming the mantle of Old Europe at its most traditional. Several of this year’s far-right candidates in Europe are well under 30 — as are some of their most ardent supporters. In Belgium, the telegenic […]

Trump, frustrated by advisers, is not convinced the time is right to attack Iran

Trump, frustrated by advisers, is not convinced the time is right to attack Iran   Source Article from Related Posts Britain to Iran: Don’t underestimate US, Trump will retaliate if provoked Britain’s foreign secretary on Monday warned Iran not to “underestimate the resolve of the US” WW3: President Trump Warns “Official End of Iran” […]

The Israeli right is now openly saying it wants to keep Hamas in power

As the latest round of fighting in Gaza and southern Israel died down, it became clear that keeping Hamas in power has become a central tenet of the Israeli right. By Meron Rapoport Hamas supporters attend a rally marking the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Hamas movement, Nablus, West Bank, December 15, […]

Michael Oren accuses ‘New Yorker’ of anti-Semitism for questioning Jewish right to move from US to West Bank

This weekend everyone is talking about a revealing interview with Michael Oren by Isaac Chotiner in the New Yorker, titled, “Michael Oren cuts short a conversation about Israel.” The short version is that Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the U.S. and deputy prime minister, just blew himself up. When Chotiner pressed Oren about the future […]

Here’s Why The US Has No Right To Interfere In Nicaragua

Hawks in the Trump administration have their sights set on regime change, not because of freedom or democracy, but to ‘settle historic scores’ It’s been almost 200 years since the US declared that it would allow no more European colonies in the western hemisphere. A 100 years later this was twisted into a declaration that […]

What happens when you call a right-winger a ‘fascist’ in Israel

A known right-wing activist tried to sue left-wing academic Anat Matar for calling him an ‘arch-fascist’ on Facebook. It blew up in his face. Left-wing activist Anat Matar (right) seen alongside attorney Michael Sfard in the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court, April 28, 2019. (Oren Ziv/ A prominent right-wing activist published a statement last week […]

Trump thinks Dems’ ‘witch hunt’ will hand him 2020 – and he could be right

“They want to do investigations instead of investments,” Trump told a crowd in Panama City, Florida, ever the optimist even as his congressional detractors tear their hair out over his refusal to allow them unfettered access to the special counsel report to continue those investigations. The probes are a feature, not a bug, the president […]

Federal Judge Rules That The Public Has No Right To Know About Dakota Pipeline Spills

The Facts: This article was written By Kristina Kristen, Guest Writer, for Children’s Health Defense, posted here with permission. Reflect On: How much do pharmaceutical companies really care about our health? Why is important information on vaccines never acknowledged and countered by the mainstream? In the United States, many legislators and public health officials are […]

Running for the Right to Thrive: The Palestine Marathon as a window into the Israeli occupation

I never intended to run a marathon, but when I realized that I would be on hand for the 2019 Palestine Marathon, I registered. I did so in solidarity with the goals of the aptly named Right to Movement, the global running community founded in 2013 to organize the first annual marathon there. The irony was […]

Despite brave stances, Bernie Sanders is still to the right of Democratic voters on Palestine

Bernie Sanders is currently the Democratic frontrunner for President, and has spent his whole career as a leftist maverick, pushing the boundaries on what is acceptable discourse in the Democratic Party. Because of Sanders, once fringe issues such as universal healthcare and tuition-free college have come to the forefront of debate within the party. Sanders […]

Right On Cue, Indian Media Blames Pakistan For The Sri Lankan Terrorist Attacks

By Andrew Korybko Source It was bound to happen sooner than later, but Indian media finally decided to play the “Pakistan card” by attempting to connect their neighbor’s ISI intelligence agency to the Sri Lankan terrorist attacks, a desperate narrative move that says a lot more about the Indian incumbent’s political vulnerability during the ongoing […]

Media Warn Against ‘Right Wing Anger’ Following Islamic Terror Attack in Sri Lanka

Following the slaughter of hundreds of Christians by Islamic terrorists in Sri Lanka, the mainstream media has warned about “right-wing anger” and “violence against Muslims.” The shameless Washington Post published a story entitled “Christianity under Attack? Sri Lanka church bombings stoke far-right anger in the West.” reports: The article downplays the notion of Christianity […]

This Israeli election is between the right wing and the even more right wing

Israel’s election campaign, now in its last days, must be the first in which a sitting Israeli prime minister has sought to win over voters by boasting about how much he insulted a president of the United States. One of the last campaign videos by Benjamin Netanyahu spliced together media clips of U.S. analysts voicing […]

Assange And Manning Sacrifice Their Freedom For Our Right To Know

Assange And Manning Sacrifice Their Freedom For Our Right To Know Julian Assange, the editor of Wikileaks, a media outlet for information provided by whistleblowers, has been in confinement in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for almost seven years and is experiencing increasingly harsh treatment. Chelsea Manning, who leaked information to Wikileaks and spent seven […]

In Israel’s elections, only the far right is talking about democracy

A new campaign ad by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked signals that this time around, only the far right is talking about democratic norms — and how to undo them. Does the opposition have a response? Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked’s satirical campaign ad mocks the Israeli left for its opposition to her attempts to […]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor? Above Photo: Waiting room at a San Francisco social service agency KHIARA M. Bridges’ second book The Poverty of Privacy Rights is a work of impeccable legal scholarship on the status of privacy rights for poor women. Unlike typical scholarly works, however, Bridges’ book advances an argument that, she says, […]

What will it take for Israel’s right-wing voters to say enough?

A small group of right-wing voters could tip the balance and lead to a change of government in Israel. Who are these voters, what do they care about, and would a Kahanist party in the Knesset be a step too far? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seen in the Knesset plenum ahead of the vote on […]

To fight ignorance, tell the right story

By Lawrence Davidson Confusing fiction and reality Most people have two criteria for what is real: their own experience and information about what is supposedly real from authority figures. For most people, their own experience is a pretty local affair both in terms of geography and time. For just about everything beyond the local, the […]

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