Posts Tagged ‘sharp’

Change Agent: Gene Sharp’s Neoliberal Nonviolence (Part One)

Change Agent: Gene Sharp’s Neoliberal Nonviolence (Part One) Above Photo: EGM Ethnographic Media/Flickr Gene Sharp, the “Machiavelli of nonviolence,” has been fairly described as “the most influential American political figure you’ve never heard of.”1 Sharp, who passed away in January 2018, was a beloved yet “mysterious” intellectual giant of nonviolent protest movements, the “father of the whole […]

Self-healing fabric: Scientists have found many uses for the sharp teeth inside a squid’s tentacles

(Natural News) Sewing torn clothes might just become a thing of the past. In a new study published in Frontiers in Chemistry, scientists discovered a way to transform self-healing and self-repairing squid ring teeth (SRT) into a coating that could repair rips and tears in fabrics, and could potentially replace plastic. Coating […]

Will The Real Gene Sharp Please Step Forward?

In a recent interview with Jacobin, lawyer and political activist Marcie Smith expands on an essay she wrote earlier this year calling Gene Sharp — the late founder of nonviolent theory — “one of the most important Cold War defense intellectuals the U.S. has produced.” Unfortunately, the interview, much like her essay, miss him by a mile. To be fair, […]

Sharp rise in deaths by lightning strikes across Bangladesh – at least 126 killed in May and June

   At least 126 people were killed by lightning strikes across the country in May and June this year, according to data compiled by a non-government organisation. ‘Save the Society and Thunderstorm Awareness Forum’ said it gathered the data from at least 10 local and national newspapers, some online portals and televisions. The victims include […]

Why Mondoweiss: Sharp and insightful analysis sorely lacking in mainstream media

We are privileged to share with you a message in support of Mondoweiss from novelist/poet/activist Susan Abulhawa. Susan has written several times for Mondoweiss over the past six years; we have also published reviews of her writing as well as coverage of the incidents when Israel denied her entry to her homeland. We feel very […]

Iranians have ‘very sharp, very dark’ memories of US-backed terrorists

He noted that after the attack, a spokesperson for al-Ahvaziya went on a Persian-language station, Iran International, which is funded by Saudi Arabia, and took responsibility for the attack. “An advisor to the UAE crown prince also tweeted that this was not a terrorist attack, that a decision has been made to carry out these attacks inside Iran,” Marandi noted. “So the evidence has […]

Australian Celebrity Pedophile Ring Included Bob Ellis, Martin Sharp

At the beginning of the month, The Australian reported that the daughters of prominent playwright and poet Dorothy Hewett, say they were forced into sex at 15 by men including the late Bob Ellis and Martin Sharp.  The shocking revelations by Rozanna and Kate Lilley in their new books recount their mother as the encourager […]

Pearson Sharp: ‘Liberal Hypocrisy on Zero-Tolerance’

Author and journalist Pearson Sharp argues “If you were silent under Obama’s practices, you have no right to speak out now.” My latest report on the liberal hypocrisy on zero-tolerance. If you were silent under Obama’s practices, you have no right to speak out now.https://t.co/N97uk3eeTV — Pearson Sharp (@PearsonSharp) June 22, 2018 Check out Pearson’s latest report […]

Not The Onion: Knives Too Sharp in Britain

Not The Onion: Knives Too Sharp in Britain May 27th, 2018 Via: Telegraph: A judge has proposed a nationwide programme to file down the points of kitchen knives as a solution to the country’s soaring knife crime epidemic. Last week in his valedictory address, […]

Sharp rise in attacks on Palestinians by Jewish extremists (terrorists) in West Bank

There has been a sharp increase in the number of attacks by Jewish extremists against Palestinians in the West Bank this year, according to data from the Shin Bet security service. Attacks on Palestinians or their property has rocketed, primarily in the Nablus area, with the number of such incidents already exceeding the total number […]

Study Shows What Sharp Changes In Solar & Geomagnetic Activity Do To The Human Body

Next Story Over the past few years, a number of publications have emerged from scientists and researchers all over the world regarding the human magnetic field. Not only have they been studying the human magnetic field, they’ve also been studying the magnetic field of the planet, and how all these fields, including our own, can […]

America experiences ‘sharp increase in global negative views,’ especially among allies

     The US showed the most substantial decline in approval ratings of all countries polled this year, according to Country Ratings Poll for the BBC World Service. Double-digit increases in negative views of the US came from traditional allies. Compared to 2014, negative views of the US increased sharply in a number of NATO countries […]

What is the Sharp Drop in US New Home Sales Attributed To?

In April 2017, US new home sales dropped after surging in March. The seasonally adjusted rate of new home sales in April was reported at 569K according to the Commerce Department. Analysts were anticipating an increase in the region of 610K. Sales of US single-family homes were 842K in May 2007. […]

Hezbollah blames Syrian rebels in top commander’s assassination; don’t believe it

     Here’s why: though Hezbollah usually is quite prompt and forthright when it’s commanders have been assassinated by Israelis in the past, this time is different. It’s hard to know why. But I have a few theories: I’ve been reading the Twitter timeline of Elijah Magnier, who is one of the most astute observers of […]

South African President due in Tehran tomorrow

TEHRAN (FNA)- South African President Jacob Zuma is scheduled to arrive in Tehran on April 23 to discuss the strengthening of mutual cooperation in different areas. President Zuma, heading a high-ranking delegation, will visit Iran at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani. The two presidents are planned to discuss bilateral ties and sign several economic […]

Belgium wants migrants to sign pledge to accept local values

Belgian Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration Theo Francken has drafted a document – “Newcomer’s statement.” The proposal is expected to be passed by parliament in the next few months, according to Reuters. All non-EU immigrants and their children, who wish to stay in Belgium for longer than three months, will be asked “to […]

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