Posts Tagged ‘action’

From Systems Theory to Action

(Photo: FridaysForFuture/Flickr/cc) At this time ecological thinkers are emphasizing systems, especially as these are defined by systems theory.  This interdiscipline is a life-saving departure from traditional reductionist methods in science but has yet to be made relevant to people’s individual everyday conduct.  The objective of this essay is to develop the notion of systems to […]

Google Takes Legal Action Over Germany’s Expanded Hate-Speech Law

BERLIN—Google said on Tuesday that it was taking legal action over an expanded version of Germany’s hate-speech law that recently took effect, saying its provisions violated the right to privacy of its users. The Alphabet unit, which runs video-sharing site YouTube, filed suit at the administrative court in Cologne to challenge a provision that allows […]

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

Image Credit: DeSmogUK When Royal Dutch Shell published its annual environmental report in April, it boasted that it was investing heavily in renewable energy. The oil giant committed to installing hundreds of thousands of charging stations for electric vehicles around the world to help offset the harm caused by burning fossil fuels. On the same […]

The Massachusetts Coalition for Health Equity stands with Palestine: A call to action

Editor’s Note: Last month The Scientific American removed an op-ed calling for solidarity with Palestinians from its website after the magazine was targeted by pro-Israel groups. The Massachusetts Coalition for Health Equity have released a public statement on behalf of 400 medical, public health, and community leaders to Scientific American, in solidarity with the authors […]

House passes PFAS Action Act which protects environment and human health

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new bill, the PFAS Action Act of 2021, which would improve regulation and focus on the clean up of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances which have been proven to be hazardous to both the environment and human health.  The bill now moves on to the U.S. Senate and […]

Orban calls EU legal action against LGBT law ‘legalised hooliganism’

Hungary prime minister said on Friday an infringement action by the EU amounts to “legalised hooliganism” in a fresh escalation of the row with Brussels over the rights of LGBT people. Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday the EU action was “legalised hooliganism… The European Commission’s stance is shameful.” On Thursday, the EU took […]

CPAC: Richard Grenell Urges Federal Action Over Alleged ‘Unmasking’ of Tucker Carlson

Former Acting Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Richard Grenell on July 10 said federal action should be taken against the individual or individuals who allegedly “unmasked” the identity of Fox News host Tucker Carlson to the National Security Agency (NSA). Speaking on Saturday at a Conservative Political Action Conference’s (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, Grenell said […]

Bill Gates Gives Speech Demanding Action on Climate Change to ‘Elites’ Who Flew in on Private Jets

Bill Gates on Friday told his fellow billionaires that more needed to be done to combat climate change during an address at the annual Sun Valley conference in Idaho. With many of his fellow captains of industry, entertainment and technology having flown in by private jet, Gates told them the problem was real. The busy […]

Mount Etna in Sicily has roared back into spectacular volcanic action

Europe’s largest active volcano sent an eruptive cloud that reached a height of 11 kilometres (6.83 miles) above sea level. According to the Catania Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology, it also caused ash and debris to fall on some villages located on the slopes of the volcano. There was no impact on the operations of […]

New LeBron James Action Figure Comes With Real Flopping Action

U.S.—McFarlane Toys has released a brand new, special edition action figure of the universally adored sports hero LeBron James. Unlike previous figures of LeBron, this one will feature realistic “flopping” action to immerse children in the NBA play experience. “We wanted to make a toy that really captured what kind of player LeBron James is,” said […]

Poor People’s Campaign announces ‘season of nonviolent direct action’ targeting US Senate

Demonstrators gather for the Moral March on Manchin and McConnell, a rally held by the Poor People’s Campaign, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on June 23, 2021. (Photo: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc. via Getty Images) The Poor People’s Campaign announced Monday that over the next several weeks, it will hold a series of nonviolent […]

Lawmakers Are ‘Horrified’ And Calling For Action On Prison Abuse

Above Photo: Google Earth/Illinois Department of Corrections surveillance video. Lawmakers and advocates are calling for outside oversight of the Illinois Department of Corrections after a WBEZ investigation revealed a pattern of alleged beatings by guards in an area of Western Illinois Correctional Center where there was no video camera coverage. The investigation documented nine people who separately […]

Northwestern Heatwave Sparks Calls for Transformative Climate Action

Children play in the Salmon Springs Fountain on June 27, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Record-breaking temperatures lingered over the Northwest during a historic heatwave this weekend. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) As the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada bake under what’s being described as a “once-in-a-millennium” heat dome, green groups on Monday reiterated the need for transformational change to […]

Mack And Ford Workers Call For Joint Action To Back Volvo Trucks Strikers

Above Photo: WSWS Media. Aware of the anger over handling scab parts and growing sentiment for collective action in solidarity with the NRV strikers, UAW 677 posted a notice Monday, which read: “As the NRV strike continues, our brothers and sisters at Local 2069 need our support.” Far from calling the workers out or even […]

The Communard Union, Chávez’s Ideas In Action

Above Photo: Juan “Juancho” Lenzo/ Venezuelanalysis. A Conversation with Juan Lenzo. A grassroots organization is re-politicizing and reactivating communal initiatives. The Communard Union is a grassroots organization that has set communal society its strategic horizon. For two years the Union has been working throughout the country in a heroic effort to re-politicize and reactivate Venezuelan communes and […]

The Latest: Attenborough: G-7 must speed up climate action

The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England: FALMOUTH, England — Group of Seven leaders are talking about climate change on the final day of their summit in England, with naturalist David Attenborough warning they must take urgent action to avoid human-based environmental catastrophe. All G-7 countries have pledged to […]

Interview 1644 – Antiganda in Action on Declare Your Independence

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed James Corbett joins Ernest Hancock and guest co-host “PJ” on this week’s appearance on Declare Your Independence. This week they discuss how The Corbett Report and other independent news and media is helping to unlock the minds of others; Ernie’s sign activism and how antiganda can […]

Empire and the Palestine carnage: Immediate options for action

The racial-justice pretenses of empire have been burned alongside bodies in Gaza. These are days of horror and grief – but also, and necessarily, of anti-racist rage. Anti-fascists and anti-racists have thus far been unable to block the murderers from killing and bring them to justice. This is a wrenching fact, but it cannot lead […]

A little less conversation, a little more action

May 20, 2021 by Pepe Escobar and first posted at Asia Times So Sergey Lavrov and Tony Blinken met for nearly two hours at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, on the sidelines of the ministerial session of the Arctic Council. Frosty? Not really. Even if the get together may not have been a throwback to […]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Vows Action Against Critical Race Theory

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has vowed to take action against left-wing efforts to advance critical race theory. DeSantis said it is actually “offensive” to ask taxpayers to fund “teaching kids to hate their country and to hate each other.” Florida is not the only state taking action against critical race theory. This week, Utah’s House […]

Day of Action in Solidarity with the Palestinian Uprising: Tuesday, May 18

As Israel is continuing its massacres in Gaza, its attacks in Jerusalem and settler mob violence throughout occupied Palestine from the river to the sea, Palestinians have called for a general strike! Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network joins the call of Palestinians in Palestine and across the world for actions and mobilizations in support of […]

A Call to Action for Palestine Under Attack: Support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by the US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. The scenes in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, Gaza, and throughout occupied Palestine ‘48 have driven home the point clearly to […]

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Sheikh Jarrah: What Is Happening And How You Can Take Action Now

Above photo: Active Stills. Watching apartheid Israel’s bloody crushing of popular Palestinian protests in Sheikh Jarrah calls us to action. We have proven before our collective power in the form of #BDS. Here are 9 actions you can take to fight Israeli impunity and #SaveSheikhJarrah. Over the last number of weeks and days Palestinian protests to #SaveSheikhJarrah, in occupied East […]

Epic Jurassic Era Fossil Shows a Predator in Action Being Preyed Upon

The Jurassic was a geological epoch that is dated from 201.3 million years ago (from the end of the Triassic period) to 145 million years ago (till the Cretaceous period begins) that has a long history preserved in fossils. Scientists and archaeologists have recently interpreted a 180-million-year-old Jurassic era fossil. Discovered back in 1970 by […]

URGENT: D.C. Parents, Take Action to Protect Children From Being Vaccinated Without Parental Consent

URGENT: D.C. Parents, Take Action to Protect Children From Being Vaccinated Without Parental Consent Children’s Health Defense » Feed Children’s Health Defense and Parental Rights Foundation are preparing to jointly file a lawsuit challenging the D.C. Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020 as unconstitutional. The recently enacted law allows children 11 and older […]

Turkish firm tells Lebanon to fix debts, end legal action or face power cut

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Praying to God could be made a crime in the UK, lawmakers threatened with legal action

Home » Europe, Religion, Suppression » Praying to God could be made a crime in the UK, lawmakers threatened with legal action     The Christian Institute in the United Kingdom revealed this week it will take legal action if lawmakers go ahead with a strategy to ban “conversation therapy” that would impact churches’ missions, […]

UK Threatens To Charge Palestine Action With Terrorism

Human rights activists in the UK are facing the suggestion by police that their actions against an Israeli weapons manufacturer could be considered as “terrorism.” Emily Arnott from the group Palestine Action told The Electronic Intifada that she found the suggestion “absolutely ridiculous.” Arnott confirmed that members of London’s Metropolitan Police recently interviewed her in a Manchester […]

French Jews Demand Action Against Facebook ‘Support Committee’ for Accused Antisemitic Murderer of Sarah Halimi

One of the images displayed on the “Kobili Traore Support Committee” page on Facebook. Photo: Screenshot. A Jewish defense organization in Paris is urging the public prosecutor in the French capital to take action against the “ignominy” of a Facebook page that was created in solidarity with Kobili Traore, the accused antisemitic murderer of Sarah […]

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