Posts Tagged ‘brunt’

Gaza’s youngest bear the brunt: 1 in 10 children under 5 are malnourished

Image credit: Canada Talks Israel Palestine In Gaza, a nutrition crisis is unfolding at an alarming rate, with almost one in ten children under five years old now acutely malnourished. The U.N.’s initial data, based on arm measurements indicating physical wasting, points to a dire situation exacerbated by Israel’s ongoing military actions against Hamas rulers […]

Sheryl Crow Takes Brunt Of Backlash Defending ‘Try That In A Small Town’ Song

Singer Sheryl Crow has found herself on the end of a wave of backlash after she joined in with leftists attempting to smear country star Jason Aldean as some kind of bigoted racist over his song ‘Try That In A Small Town’. CMT pulled the video for Aldean’s song, which has since hit number one […]

Five dead, hundreds injured as Myanmar bears the brunt of Cyclone Mocha

At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured after Cyclone Mocha swept into Myanmar on Sunday. The tropical storm also hit Bangladesh, but spared the world’s largest refugee camp. Source

Call for fresh restrictions as Spain’s unvaccinated youth bear brunt of COVID cases

A huge resurgence of coronavirus cases have hit Spain in recent weeks – and the young are bearing the brunt. Despite a relatively successful vaccination campaign in the context of other European countries – Spain is nearing 50 per cent of the population fully vaccinated – other factors have conspired to send the number of […]

Palestinians take brunt of settlers’ anger over teen’s death, with dozens of attacks in weeks

Palestinians and Israeli officials report increasing violence by settlers in the West Bank following the December death in a police chase of a settler suspected of throwing stones at Palestinians

Women and girls bear brunt of Israel’s crimes in Jordan Valley

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 8 February 2018 This short documentary by the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq focuses on the life of a family in al-Hadidiya, a Bedouin community in the northern Jordan Valley. Titled Sumoud – Arabic for steadfastness – it is named after the youngest daughter of the Bisharat family, which has […]

Israel lobbyist doubles up as adviser to European Parliament

David Cronin Lobby Watch 10 December 2015 Nuno Wahnon Martins who has made a career out of promoting Israel in Brussels, seen in a still from a B’nai B’rith International video. A pro-Israel lobbyist is playing a direct role in organizing some of the European Parliament’s key activities on the Middle East. Nuno Wahnon Martins, […]

Playboy has finally found a new way to shock and titillate America.

When I heard the news, I immediately wondered what the great economist Joseph Schumpeter would have made of it. Schumpeter, who famously sought to become the world’s greatest economist, lover, and horseman — and admitted to failure only when it came to horses — would surely have followed the news from Playboy with interest. […]

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