Posts Tagged ‘block’

Southwest Pilots Union Sues To Block Airline’s Vaccination Mandate

Southwest Pilots Union Sues To Block Airline’s Vaccination MandateDate: October 10, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source:  Zero HedgeIn what appears to be one of the first cases of a union pushing back against the new COVID vaccination requirements handed down by the Biden Administration, a union representing pilots at Southwest Airlines is suing to stop the vaccine requirement […]

E A S Sarma questions the rationale of coal block allocations

E A S Sarma, Former Secretary to Govt of India has raised serious concerns about the coal block auctions. He raised strong reservations about allocating coal blocks to Adani Power.  In a series of letters, he questioned the rationale behind the allocation of coal blocks. To Shri A K Jain Union Coal Secretary Dear Shri Jain, […]

Wet’suwet’en Block Effort To Tunnel Under Morice River

Above photo: A roadblock preventing Coastal GasLink from accessing a site where it plans to drill under the Morice River, or Wedzin Kwa to the Wet’suwet’en. RCMP have visited the site several times since the camp was created on Sept. 24, making two arrests. Amanda Follett Hosgood. Pipeline standoff. On the scene where Coastal GasLink’s […]

University of Toronto reverses block of hire after donor influence scandal

A year after the University of Toronto re-offered attorney and legal scholar Valentina Azarova a job directing its International Human Rights Program following donor pressure to deny her a visa, she has turned the school down. The university faced backlash over allegations of stifling academic freedom and censure from a teacher’s union. Initially, Azarova’s was […]

Democrats Block COVID Testing Mandate for Illegals: ‘They Have Rights’

House Democrats on Wednesday blocked a bill that sought to require illegal aliens pouring across the border to receive a mandatory COVID test. “Today, I offered my REACT Act on the House floor, which would require DHS to give a COVID test to everyone crossing our border illegally,” Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks, the author of the […]

Extinction Rebellion Idiots Block Roads Yet Again

Climate change protesters representing ‘Insulate Britain’ blocked a major motorway around London for the second time in three days, and once again stopped actual insulation engineers from getting to work. Genius. “Twenty-five climate change protesters have been arrested after parts of the M25 were blocked off by activists for the second time in three days, […]

‘Insulate Britain’ Climate Change Protesters Block Roads, Stop Actual Insulation Engineer From Getting to Work

One of the authors of the United Nations IPCC report who focused on “extreme” consequences of man-made global warming lauded the fact that “people are starting to get scared” about climate change and that this would “affect the way they vote.” Yesterday, the UN released a hysterical report which enjoyed saturation media coverage warning of […]

High Court Won’t Block TX Law Allowing Abortion Up Until 6 Weeks, Prohibiting Thereafter If Heartbeat Detected

(Business Insider) — The Supreme Court has refused to block a restrictive new law in Texas that bans abortions after six weeks, with no exception for rape or incest. In a 5-4 vote, Justices Amy Coney Barrett, Brett M. Kavanaugh, Neil M. Gorsuch, Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Clarence Thomas overruled the dissenting votes cast by Justices […]

Australian Truck Drivers Plan to ‘Block Every Highway’ in COVID-19 Protest

Australian truck drivers plan to block the highways in protest of COVID-19 vaccines and how the governments have handled their COVID-19 responses. According to social media posts, the protests are planned for Aug. 31 across the country, separate to the upcoming Transport Worker Union (TWU) backed protest over a pay dispute. “Block every hwy [highway] […]

Family put up permanent clothesline to ‘block’ neighbour who they claim has surrounded home in cameras

A couple has put up a clothesline in an attempt to stop their “crazy” neighbour from filming their property. Megan Reid, who is believed to reside in the US, posted a video of her and her partner hanging a clothesline in their front yard. “When your crazy neighbour has five cameras pointed at your front […]

Activists block Raytheon weapons facility over arms sales to Israel and Saudi Arabia

Yesterday, on Thursday, August 12, activists blocked the entrance to a Raytheon facility in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. The action was organized by the FANG Collective and RAM INC (Resist and Abolish the Military Industrial Complex) in protest of the defense contractors weapons sales to Israel and Saudi Arabia, as well as its connections to the U.S/Mexico border. RAM […]

Supreme Court Justice Rejects Request To Block University’s Covid Vaccine Mandate

The US Supreme Court declined to to hear an appeal from students who wanted to block Indiana University’s covid vaccine mandate, clearing the way for school officials to force students and faculty members to be vaccinated. The case was the first challenge to a vaccine mandate during the coronavirus pandemic. The students filed the emergency […]

US lawyers appeal UK decision to block Julian Assange extradition

Lawyers acting on behalf of the U.S. government on Wednesday challenged a British judge’s decision to block the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges in the United States, arguing that assessments of Assange’s mental health should be reviewed. The British judge, Vanessa Baraitser, ruled in January that Assange was likely to […]

US sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants

The Biden administration sued Texas on Friday to prevent state troopers from stopping vehicles carrying migrants on grounds that they may spread COVID-19, warning that the practice would exacerbate problems amid high levels of crossings on the state’s border with Mexico The Justice Department asked for an immediate block on Gov. Greg Abbott s order […]

‘Block the Boat’ hits New Jersey

Last weekend activists activists held an action at a port in Elizabeth, New Jersey, attempting to block an Israeli-operated cargo ship from unloading. The Haifa-based shipping company ZIM has been targeted by the BDS movement over its connection to Israeli apartheid and last month Bay Area protestors successfully stopped ZIM from offloading in Oakland. I spoke […]

Ending Impunity for War Crimes in New York State – Pro-Israel Groups Melt Down – Block the Boat Hits New Jersey

“It is Outrageous That New York State Actively Shelters, Promotes and Celebrates Such Violence” No doubt you remember that viral video of American settler Yaakov Fauci telling Muna El Kurd, “If I don’t steal your house, someone else will.” This week Al-Awda New York: The Palestinian Right to Return Coalition, the National Lawyers Guild, and […]

We need to act now to block Britain’s social & credit system

24 July 2021, I have to admit that I didn’t quite get it right when, 12 days ago, I wrote: ‘There is a model for what will be coming our way if we do not resist vaccination passports and electronic ID cards: China’s social credit system, which blacklists people for numerous antisocial offences, from crossing the […]

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 […]

Pelosi’s Democrats BLOCK Bill to Declassify Intel on Wuhan Lab Leak

House Democrats blocked a bill this week that would have released information on the origins of the coronavirus pandemic to the public. For over a year, News Punch has been exposing evidence showing that COVID-19 likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory. Initially, the mainstream media labelled the evidence a “conspiracy theory.” Recently, however, they have […]

UAE company cracks down on ‘Block the Boat’ picket line in Canada

A small town in northern British Columbia was recently the backdrop for a chilling display of how Emirati influence and power can be used to attempt to suppress popular support for Palestine. On June 14, Prince Rupert was the scene of a Block The Boat community picket against the Israeli Zim Volans ship that had […]

Message to Trudeau government: Honor human rights — block Zim from Canadian ports

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to the Canadian Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra on June 15, 2021 as part of the international Block the Boat campaign. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. June 15, 2021 Minister of Transport Omar AlghabraOttawa, Ontario In […]

Senate Dems Threaten to Block World Cup Funds Unless Women’s Soccer Team Gets Equal Pay

A group of Senate Democrats is working to advance a measure that would block funding for the 2026 World Cup if the men’s and women’s teams aren’t compensated equally. The Give Our Athletes Level Salaries (GOALS) Act mandates that “the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup unless the United States Soccer Federation provides equitable […]

Activists Aim To Block Israeli Ships From US Ports In Solidarity With Palestinians

Above Photo: AROC. Grassroots coalition is working to block Zim operated ships from docking and unloading cargo in Oakland, New York and Seattle. Palestinian rights activists are aiming to block ships operated by an Israeli shipping line from unloading cargo in key US port cities as part of a campaign to pressure Israel over its numerous […]

US Senate Republicans block probe of January 6 Capitol riot

Republicans blocked a bipartisan panel to study the January 6 Capitol riot on Friday, with the Senate falling six votes short of the 60 needed to form a 10-member commission from both parties. Six Republicans voted with Democrats to move forward on the commission bill, and eleven senators missed the rare Friday vote, some of […]

Kurdish SDF Terrorists Block Syrians from Voting in Presidential Election

 ARABI SOURI MAY 25, 2021 The Kurdish SDF terrorists occupying regions in northern Syria with the help of the US forces have blocked all the crossings from the regions they occupy into government-controlled areas to prevent the Syrians from voting in the presidential election. A statement issued by the so-called Syrian ‘Democratic’ Administration stated that all crossing with […]

Democrats Block Kevin McCarthy’s Resolution to Update House Mask Policies

Democrats blocked House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) resolution to update the House’s mask policies in light of the CDC’s revised guidelines. McCarthy, along with many other House Republicans, introduced H. Res. 414, a privileged resolution that would direct Congress’s Attending Physician to update the House’s mask policies in light of the Centers for Disease […]

Tlaib, AOC, Pocan lead effort to block arms sale to Israel

A group of progressive House Democrats have introduced a resolution aimed at stopping a $735 million weapons sale to Israel that the Biden administration approved two weeks ago. “For decades, the U.S. has sold billions of dollars in weaponry to Israel without ever requiring them to respect basic Palestinian rights. In so doing, we have […]

AOC leads group of Democrats in likely futile effort to block sale of bombs to Israel over Gaza conflict

A group of House Democrats led by New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has proposed a resolution blocking the $735-million sale of bombs to Israel, citing its current bombing of Gaza. It is unlikely to actually succeed, however. The two-page joint resolution of disapproval seeks to cancel the sale of Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and Small […]

Live blog: Gaza death toll hits 200; Biden admin continues to block UN call for ceasefire

The Latest: Gaza death toll hits 212, including 61 children and over 1,400 injuries, according to Gaza’s Ministry of Health; 17 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank. 10 Israeli casualties, including one child. According to UN OCHA on May 16, there are 38,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) seeking protection in 48 UNRWA schools […]

Anti-Semitic Antifa Block California Highway and March Towards Israeli Embassy

Far-left anti-semitic thugs from Antifa blocked a highway in California on Saturday as protestors marched towards the Israeli embassy in Los Angeles. Video footage from Los Angeles shows Antifa members blocking a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was attempting to leave an anti-Israel protest, refusing to move and allow the officer to leave. After he […]

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