Posts Tagged ‘takes’

London Mayor Khan puts knife crime in the ‘too tough’ tray and takes on climate change for votes in election run-up

The clock is running down on Sadiq Khan, and with just a couple of months remaining to secure a legacy of any value during the Labour Mayor’s unremarkable tenure, his dream of creating a safer London with its streets free of the scourge of knife crime is shot. So now he’s switching his red cape […]

Khalidi takes on ‘hegemonic narrative’ of Jewish nationalism in personal new book

There was an urgency about Rashid Khalidi when the dean of Palestinian-American historians addressed a jam-packed crowd at the prestigious Politics & Prose bookstore in DC, Feb. 10. He told us he was taking off the academic gloves in his new book, “The Hundred-Years’ War on Palestine.” “This book is more personal,” he said. It […]

Woman Takes Jacket Off Her Back to Warm a Shivering Dog, Unaware Her Actions Were Being Captured

With all those stories of animal neglect that we stumble upon so often this particular experience gives a ray of hope and reminds us that most dog owners are in fact caring and loving towards their furry family members. Just recently, a woman named Kristina Hollie snapped what might be one of the best photos […]

‘TROJAN HORSES’ for Beijing intelligence: Pompeo takes aim at Huawei & other Chinese tech companies

“Huawei and other Chinese state-backed tech companies are Trojan horses for Chinese intelligence,” Pompeo said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. The US secretary of state took on the Chinese tech giant while speaking about what he believes are the biggest threats to modern security. Mirroring Pompeo’s sentiments, US Secretary of […]

Top medical journal takes on Big Pharma

Doctors are compromised by Big Pharma. Photo: ADB A leading medical journal has launched a campaign to separate medicine from Big Pharma, linking industry influence to scandals affecting thousands of patients. The British Medical Journal says doctors are being unduly influenced by industry-sponsored education events and industry-funded trials for major drugs. Top medical journal, The […]

A Rank-and-File Teachers’ Movement Takes On Asbestos And Lead In Schools

A Rank-and-File Teachers’ Movement Takes On Asbestos And Lead In Schools Above Photo: COURTESY OF THE CAUCUS OF WORKING EDUCATORS A militant caucus within the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is showing how, with rank-and-file leadership, unions can be a powerful force for fighting deep-rooted environmental injustice. Nearly 24 years ago, students at Franklin Learning Center […]

‘Feminist upgrade’ takes on ‘misogynist nonsense’: ‘Birds of Prey’ is teaching filmmakers exactly how NOT to sell a movie

‘Birds of Prey’ should be a movie that sells itself. Margot Robbie is fresh off a role in the hit ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, DC just proved R-rated comic books movies can really blow up at the box office with ‘Joker’, and ‘Prey’ is a spinoff of 2016’s ‘Suicide Squad’, a movie that […]

Rescued donkey whose legs were wired together, takes 6 months to heal.

Edward, a handsome and bright donkey, is happy now, but his story is devastating for the unfathomable ignorance that hurt him so deeply. Someone–maybe a child–used wire to tie his legs together to keep him from wandering away. This injury sickens us more than “the usual” donkey abuse because it goes beyond the limit of […]

‘It’s a smoke show’: Netanyahu’s criminal indictment takes backseat to Trump plan

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/01/28/trumps-deal-century-is-no-deal-all/ “Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ is no deal at all” Washington Post, January 29/20, by Ishaan Tharoor “Maybe in the early stages of his presidency, it seemed plausible that a figure as sui generis as President Trump could untangle the Gordian knot of Middle East peace. But rather than working to bridge the profound […]

Tehran to leave NPT if EU takes Iran’s nuclear case to UNSC: Zarif

MNA – Referring to activation of trigger mechanism by E3, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran will leave the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if EU takes Iran’s nuclear to UN Security Council. “The European’s statement is in no way legal. If the Europeans take another step, Iran will consider leaving the NPT according […]

Iran will review cooperation with IAEA if Europe takes ‘unjust measures’ over nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany formally launched a process, charging Iran with failing to comply with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on its nuclear program. Speaker of Iran’s parliament, Ali Larijani, called the decision “unfortunate.” “We clearly announce that if Europe, for any reason, uses Article 37 of the nuclear agreement unfairly, then […]

Guy Takes Spirit Level On Plane To Prove Earth Is Flat

This ‘flat-earther’ is so convinced the Earth is flat, he took a spirit level onto a plane in an ill-advised attempt to prove his theory… So even though we’ve had undeniable proof the Earth is not flat for a hell of a long time now, it seems some people out there won’t take actual science […]

Justice at Last? Panic in Israel as the ICC Takes Momentous Step in the Right Direction

At long last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that “all the statutory criteria under the Rome statute for the opening of an investigation (into alleged war crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories) have been met”. Bensouda’s verdict has been in the making for a […]

Iran Takes 5th and Final JCPOA Rollback Step

It took years of negotiations to conclude the landmark JCPOA nuclear deal in 2015 between Iran and P5+1 countries (Russia, China, UK, France and Germany + the EU). Adopted unanimously by Security Council Resolution 2231, the agreement became binding international law. In May 2018, the Trump regime unlawfully pullout out, a mortal blow to the […]

By killing Soleimani, the US takes a dramatic step with unknown consequences

The United States’ killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, one of the most important figures in the Islamic Republic, marks a major escalation in the ongoing standoff between Washington and Tehran, which the Islamic Republic will not likely suffer quietly. As the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ expeditionary Quds Force, Soleimani was directly […]

Greens’ leader takes heat as he wants Germany to take 4,000 migrant children stuck in Greece

Roughly 4,000 children, including “many girls, many fragile little people,” desperately wait for relief in the Greek islands, and it’s a “requirement of humanity” to “get the kids out first,” Robert Habeck, the Green Party leader, exclaimed during an interview with Sunday’s edition of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Europe on brink of new refugee crisis ‘EVEN […]

Johnson takes victory lap in traditional Labour areas that powered crushing win

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited northern England on Saturday to thank voters and newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on the opposition Labour Party in this week’s election and helped give him an 80-seat majority. Speaking in Sedgefield — the constituency once held […]

With an eye on 2020, new Palestinian platform takes aim at U.S. funding to Israel

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, Palestinian organizers in the U.S. have launched a first-of-its-kind policy platform in a bid to further insert Palestinian rights into the American political discussion. Inspired by past documents such as the Movement for Black Lives platform, the “Freedom Is the Future” platform, released by the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian […]

Venezuela proves that after government takes your guns, they will distribute firearms to their own socialist militia groups

(Natural News) Americans concerned about the future of our republic at the hands of rising socialism among one of the two major political parties — Democrats — continue to point out the failure of the political and economic ideology in our own hemisphere to anyone who is willing to listen. Decades after […]

Mass shooting suspect, who killed 6 in Czech hospital, takes own life while being chased by police

Officers have discovered the body of the 42-year-old alleged perpetrator, who had shot himself in the head, police tweeted. They had earlier released two photos of the suspect. One photo appeared to have come from a document, while another was taken from CCTV footage of the suspect walking down the hospital hall. The police have […]

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