Posts Tagged ‘backlash’

Alec Baldwin, Stephanopoulos Interview Gets Massive Backlash: ‘Disgusting,’ ‘A Money Making Ratings Grab’

The Alec Baldwin primetime interview on ABC with George Stephanopoulos did not get the warm welcome the Disney-owned network had hoped for, with a cavalcade of social media users slamming the broadcast as “disgusting,” a shameless cash grab that disrespects the memory of Halyna Hutchins. Media members and personalities questioned why ABC News would focus […]

Amazon’s Hunt For Public Contracts Generates Backlash

Above Photo: War on Want / Flickr. Amazon is winning big money contracts from governments across Europe but activists hope to turn this receipt of public money against the corporate giant. In July 2021, the world witnessed Jeff Bezos’ ‘best day ever” as he travelled to space. It was not long after stepping out of […]

Israel faces vast backlash after labeling human rights groups terrorist organizations

Last week Israel designated six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organizations. The move has been condemned by the United Nations, human rights groups, and activists across the world. Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz claimed that the organizations Addameer, Al-Haq, Defense for Children International – Palestine, the Bisan Centre for Research and Development, the Union […]

Authorities In China Face Backlash For Euthanizing Pet Cats That Tested Positive For Covid

A decision by local authorities in the Northern Chinese city of Harbin to euthanize three pet cats has caused a huge backlash. The cats were euthanized against their owner’s wishes on Tuesday after both she and the cats tested positive for covid, according to a report by China’s state-run Global Times. Breitbart reports: The pets’ […]

Investigation: Majority Of NYC Restaurants Not Enforcing Vax Mandate — Backlash Against Tyrannical Mandate Grows

Investigation: Majority Of NYC Restaurants Not Enforcing Vax Mandate — Backlash Against Tyrannical Mandate GrowsDate: September 19, 2021Author: Nwo Report    Source:  ProTrumpNews StaffAn investigation of 15 restaurants in Manhattan found 11 are not enforcing New York City’s vaccine mandate.Only 4 of the 15 asked for proof of vaccination to those eating at the restaurant. Most […]

Vermont BDS resolution gets sent back to committee after pro-Israel backlash

Burlington, Vermont’s city council was scheduled to vote on a resolution endorsing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) this week, but the sponsor sent the measure back to committee after backlash from pro-Israel groups. Burlington City Council member Ali Dieng had introduced the resolution in response a campaign waged by Vermonters for Justice in Palestine […]

Opinion | Don’t Be So Sure a Supreme Court Backlash Will Boost Democrats

There is plausibility to this notion. The consensus narrative goes something like this: After Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973, it triggered passionate opposition from the pro-life constituency, while pro-choicers grew complacent as the years went by. Abortion foes consistently were more focused on the issue — and the allied issue of Supreme Court […]

Recently Surfaced Video Concerning Diversity Sparks Backlash at ESPN

A video chat recorded unknowingly recorded by white ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols has caused hard feelings among many of the network’s staffers. The recording makes many feel that their white colleagues don’t really support the network’s drive for diversity if it ends up unseating whites from on-air roles. In the recording, Nichols is heard unloading […]

Christian Rock Band Faces Severe Backlash for Post on Jesus’ Love for LGBTQ Community

(Facebook/ Seventh Day Slumber) The month of June has become a yearly event when the LGBTQ community celebrates their pride in their lifestyles. The rainbow, God’s sign of His covenant to never again use a flood to destroy the earth, has now been appropriated as a symbol of pride in a lifestyle of sin. On June […]

Yang backlash shows Palestinian cause is gaining ground in NYC

It’s not exactly news that a NYC mayoral candidate is terrible on the subject of Israel, but Andrew Yang’s recent troubles indicate that the terrain might be shifting in the city. We’ve covered the local backlash to Yang’s anti-BDS stance in this newsletter before, but things picked up this week for obvious reasons. While Palestinians […]

Disneyland’s new Snow White ride draws consent backlash over ‘problematic’ sleeping kiss

Disneyland is the latest battleground in the cancel culture war after a new ride was deemed problematic over Prince Charming kissing Snow White “without consent”. The California theme park reopened after pandemic lockdowns with the revamped “Snow White’s Enchanted Wish” ride featuring an animatronic recreation of the fabled smooch. In a review of the new […]

Florida Sen. Rick Scott: Woke Corporations Should Expect Backlash

Florida Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) wrote an op-ed Monday warning “woke corporate America” of the backlash coming for them after the “virtue signaling” they tried in Georgia. Scott said he hopes the woke corporations had “fun” while they were “virtue signaling,” calling out the woke corporations for trying to “one-up each other.” The senator said they […]

Amy Acton, who faced antisemitic backlash, won’t run for senate

Calling for a “kinder” civil society, Dr. Amy Acton, the Jewish Ohio Department of Health director who resigned last year after her pandemic shutdown orders sparked rage and an antisemitic backlash, said she was no longer considering a U.S. Senate run. “I know many of us are tired of the vitriol and hate,” Acton, a […]

Comedy about Afghan interpreter moving to the US sparks backlash

A new CBS comedy about an Afghan military interpreter moving to the US has sparked a backlash online. The sitcom, United States of Al, by The Big Bang Theory producer Chuck Lorre, was criticised for its handling and depiction of its main character, and for casting a non-Afghan actor in the role. The show is […]

Lukashenko says Belarus may submit new Eurovision entry after backlash

KYIV – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Saturday that Belarus may submit a new entry to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after the previous one, by a band known for mocking anti-government protests, was rejected as too political. Featuring lyrics such as “I will teach you to toe the line,” the entry had sparked […]

Dallas kosher grocer removed the mask requirement. Then came the backlash.

When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced last week that he would end the state’s 9-month-old mask mandate, the proprietors of Kosher Palate in Dallas decided they would adhere to his rules. Customers would no longer be required to wear masks to shop, they wrote in a Facebook post March 4, two days after Abbott’s announcement. […]

Backlash After CNN Reports CDC Granting ‘Limited Freedoms’ For Vaccinated Americans

Divers in the Philippines have discovered single use face masks and other PPE covering precious coral reefs and being consumed by marine life as the impact of lockdown takes its toll on the environment. While the media and groups like the World Economic Forum have have hailed the impact of lockdown, celebrating it for reducing […]

Backlash Over The Equality Act Is Fueling State-Level Attacks On Trans Youth

Above photo: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and members of the House Freedom Caucus conduct a news conference outside the Capitol to oppose the Equality Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, on February 25, 2021. Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call Inc via Getty Images. The Equality Act — the landmark […]

After backlash, Israel Police won’t reinstate cop embroiled in Black teen’s death

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Aunt Jemima brand announces new name following backlash amid Black lives Matter protests

On Tuesday, PepsiCo, the parent company of Quakers Oats, revealed that the Aunt Jemima brand will change its name to the Pearl Milling Company in June. The change will be implemented a year after the company announced that it would retire the branding, saying that the character’s origins are “based on a racial stereotype.” The […]

Turkey bans parties at ski resorts after COVID curfew backlash

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President of EU National Populists Joins International Backlash Against Tech Censors

Jerome Riviere, president of the Identity and Democracy group, the bloc of national populist and national conservative parties in the European Parliament, condemned big tech censorship in a speech at the EU legislature this week. The Identity and Democracy groups includes Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from a number of mainstream national populist parties in […]

After users flee in backlash, WhatsApp delays data sharing change

SAN FRANCISCO — WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The smartphone app, a huge hit across the world, canceled its February 8 deadline for accepting an update to its terms concerning sharing data with Facebook, saying it […]

WhatsApp to delay launch of update after privacy backlash

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is delaying an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform after a storm of concern from users who feared that the messaging platform was watering down its privacy policy in the process.WhatsApp users received a notification this month that it was preparing a new privacy policy and terms, and it […]

Mexican President AMLO to Raise Tech Censorship Issue at G20 as Global Backlash Intensifies

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is mounting a campaign against Big Tech’s political interference as global backlash against Silicon Valley over the censorship of President Donald Trump intensifies. The Mexican president, a socialist, is emerging as one of Big Tech’s most vocal critics on the world stage following the mass-banning of President Trump […]

‘We’re Such Imbeciles’: House Democrat Fears Backlash over Impeachment

One anonymous House Democrat said Monday that he or she fears a backlash from House Republicans over Democrats’ move to impeach President Donald Trump. 

Opinion writer faces backlash for article calling on future US first lady Jill Biden to drop ‘Dr’

A writer is facing a backlash after being accused of misogyny in a Wall Street Journal op-ed he wrote calling on incoming US first lady Jill Biden to drop the use of the honorific “Dr”. Joseph Epstein, who formerly taught English at Northwestern University, wrote that Dr Biden, who has a doctorate in education, should […]

Harvard Receives Backlash for Referring to Women as ‘Birthing People’ to Include Transgenders

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard Medical School recently generated backlash after referring to mothers and women as “birthing people” in an online seminar on “maternal justice” in order to be inclusive of women who identify as men. “Harvard, an institution that was once a beacon of intellectual excellence, is now a laughing stock reduced to this […]

Backlash as Brennan Blasts Killing of Iranian Nuclear Scientist: ‘Always on the Side of our Enemies’

Following Iran’s announcement that the head of its nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated on Friday afternoon, Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan set off a storm after criticizing the “criminal” killing. In response to the Iranian scientist’s death, which was labelled a “major psychological and professional blow for Iran,” Brennan was quick to publicize his […]

Backlash Against Fox News Explodes As Ratings Crash Through Floor After Election Shame

Fox News election coverage led the ratings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, with 14.1 million viewers over CNN and MSNBC, but only four days later the ratings crashed through the floor with patriots across the country announcing they are done with Fox. To put Fox’s fall from grace into perspective, the same anchors, and the same […]

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