Posts Tagged ‘challenge’

The challenge, and opportunity, of boycott campaigns in the occupied lands of Palestine

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published in Arabic on the Palestinian website Metras. The article sheds light on the specific challenges of carrying out economic boycotts of Israel within the occupied lands of Palestine. It was written in the context of the National Economic Week boycott campaign in Palestine, which took […]

Former GOP Rep. Jim Renacci to Challenge Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine

Former Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH) announced Wednesday that he will challenge Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in the Buckeye State’s 2022 gubernatorial primary. Renacci, who previously ran for governor in the state in 2017 and later dropped out to run for U.S. Senate, made the announcement on WTAM 1100, a local radio station. “Ohio cannot afford for […]

Forests are crucial to combating climate change—will Biden rise to the challenge?

Image Credit: crustmania/Flickr This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Covering a third of the planet’s land surface, forests are massive carbon sinks, absorbing and storing carbon dioxide and keeping it out of the atmosphere where it would contribute to global warming. Only the world’s […]

‘The need to compete everywhere’: New York mayoral candidates face new challenge

“It’s the civic center of Brooklyn,” City Council Member Steve Levin said. “If you’re running for mayor, it’s kind of a perfect place.” Candidates competing in the June 22 primary are banking on support in New York’s traditional battleground areas. But the advent of a ballot system allowing voters to rank up to five people […]

Afghan nationalism faces existential challenge — Part 2

Afghan children walk past a Taliban Red Unit, an elite force, Alingar district, Laghman province in eastern Afghanistan (File photo)  India is hardly in a position to assert on the Afghan chessboard… The bottom line is that New Delhi is highly unlikely to do anything that may undermine the US strategy in Afghanistan, which, incidentally, […]

The NZ govt vax challenge outcome – Magic Talk Radio with Peter Williams & Sue Grey

Five minutes in hear more on the Vax Challenge with Sue Grey speaking about the case outcome. https://www.magic.co.nz/home/shows/talk/magic-mornings.html?fbclid=IwAR1XOC_QTV3jDBRzSGrXch0CCS6wJiqZ2ZDtcGFOhfp0XfbfWAvHv3c0tWo Photo: pixabay.com Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00

Snippets from the High Court Vax Challenge (KTI, Sue Grey)

Snippets from some who were there Nga Kaitiaki Tuku Iho Medical Society Inc v Minister of Health, Prime Minister and others 12 May 2021 High Court Wellington For more information please see www.kti.org.nz. Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00

Premier Xi Jinping’s Geopolitical Methane Hydrate Feedback Loop Challenge

“Without quick action to curb CO2 emissions, global warming is likely to increase by 4 degrees Centigrade (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above today’s normal during the 21st century and that is dangerously close to the temperature of 6 degrees Centigrade above normal that initiated the Permian-Triassic extinction event 252 million years ago when 96% of all […]

Live update from Lawyer Sue Grey about the Court challenge (FURTHER UPDATES INCLUDED)

LATEST UPDATES AT THE TOP OF PAGE: NZ Herald 12/5/21Covid 19 coronavirus: High Court hears arguments questioning legality of vaccine rollout 12/5/21 PM… Update from Voices for Freedom: “COURT UPDATE The reports are in that Sue has done an incredible job this morning to represent the interests of New Zealanders standing up to unlawful government […]

Arab riots challenge private Jewish ownership rights in Jerusalem

May 10, 2021 by David Singer Read on for article Tension between Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem has reached boiling point as Arab riots erupt threatening the postponement of Court-ordered evictions of Arab squatters from Jewish-owned houses in the area known as Sheikh Jarrah. The facts – as is usual in the Arab-Jewish conflict – […]

Activists In Mississippi Challenge Constitutionality Of Anti-Strike Law

Above photo: Bus drivers in Greenville Public School District went on strike to protest reduced hours, low pay and ‘poor treatment’ by the district. Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today. Greenville School Bus Drivers May Have Kicked The Door Wide Open. A political time bomb is ticking in Greenville, and the explosion could transform the state’s public […]

Vx Challenge update from Sue Grey: ‘we now have a barrister’ as govt pushes back harder with ‘no jab, no job’ legislation (C-19 Public Health Response [Vx] Order 2021)

Sue Grey 1.94K subscribers Update about KTI’s urgent challenge to the High Court about the lawfulness of the provisional consent of the Pfizer vaccine and its rollout to everyone in NZ over 16 years, and the appointment of a barrister in anticipation of a document dump by the crown later this week. WATCH AT THE […]

Further update from Sue Grey on the vax challenge (at the High Court in Wellington)

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Two Jews, three definitions: New documents challenge mainstream view of antisemitism

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

COVID CHALLENGE

Nothing on this blog constitutes or should be interpreted as medical advice; and nothing replaces medical advice from a qualified medical professional; and medical advice from a qualified medical professional should always be sought. NB Blogger only allows a limited amount of space for comments. [embedded content]… Is it inconceivable that a master spin doctor, twice reprimanded […]

Iran blinks first, but real challenge still ahead for nuclear talks

Iran attempted to sound tough even as it buckled under the pressure of US nuclear diplomacy, and agreed to join renegotiations of the 2015 nuclear deal late Thursday.Once again, Iran has blinked first when trying to stare down the United States. The announcement late Thursday night that the Islamic Republic will hold a virtual meeting with […]

105,000-Year-Old Kalahari Crystals Challenge Cultural Evolution Story

New research at a rockshelter on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa challenges the assumption that modern human origins and complex behaviors were limited to coastal environments. A collection of unusual artifacts that are more than 100,000 years old suggests that inland Homo sapiens were just as innovative as their coastal cousins. There […]

Republican to Challenge Lisa Murkowski for Alaska Senate Seat

A Republican candidate announced her plans Monday to run for the Alaska U.S. Senate seat held since 2002 by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R). “Kelly Tshibaka, who has led the Alaska Department of Administration since early 2019, in a statement said she is running ‘for the Alaskans who believe government is of the people, by the […]

“Police On Guard for Thee”: Toronto Police Officers Challenge “Unconstitutional Publ ic Health Measures”

“Police On Guard for Thee”: Toronto Police Officers Challenge “Unconstitutional Public Health Measures” Tap News / Weaver MARCH 23, 2021 By Len Faul and Julius Ruechel For those officers who are silent while we are ordered to enact questionable policies, mandates and bylaws, we hope you will #RememberYourOath Important commitment by police officers in Toronto. […]

For Israeli parties, an elusive Election Day challenge to decide their fate

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Quebec’s Hasidic Jewish community submits challenge on COVID-19 curfew

Quebec’s Council of Hasidic Jews submitted a court challenge on Friday against the province’s nighttime curfew that has been in effect since early January, claiming it impedes religious rights, as reported by the Globe and Mail.  The council noted that the filing of the claim was driven by the Quebec government’s unwillingness to change the […]

Israel Tech Challenge

Plan your Future in Israeli High-tech Israel Tech Challenge, a nonprofit coding academy invites you to our upcoming Info Sessions on Sunday March 7th, 2021 starting from 6pm (18:00 Israel time). Learn about how we help you launch careers in Israel high-tech.   18:00 SOC Analyst and Cyber Security 19:00 Data Science & Machine Learning […]

The Threat From China is Real. Will Biden Rise to the Challenge?

After his recent 2-hour Lunar New Year phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, U.S. President Joe Biden said that China may “eat our lunch.” His statement contradicts his May, 1, 2019 downplaying of the increasing Chinese threat in which Biden said: “China is going to eat our lunch? Come on, man…I mean, you know, they’re not bad […]

Jailed rapper Casanova disciplined for video dance challenge

Rapper Casanova who is jailed in New York in a gang-related federal racketeering case, is facing disciplinary charges over a dance challenge video posted on social media. The 34-year-old rapper whose legal name is Caswell Senior, will be disciplined by officials at the Westchester County Jail after a woman recorded him accepting the so-called Junebug […]

Jerusalema Dance Challenge Insanity Becomes Part Of “The New Normal”

Nothing says “The New Normal” like a dance craze to a supposedly spiritual song originating from a black DJ in South Africa and, like a virus, spreading to the boys and girls in blue, healthcare workers, airline personnel, etc. around the world. It just brings such a “warm feeling to my heart” knowing that members […]

Jerusalema: Police on the beat as European feelgood dance challenge goes viral

National police forces have traded busting villains to busting moves after posting videos of officers dancing to Jerusalema by South African musician Master KG. The initiative aims to raise public spirits as countries around Europe are hamstrung by COVID-19 restrictions. The Federal Office of Police in Switzerland kicked off the challenge, posting a montage of […]

Netanyahu’s partnership with the ultra-Orthodox is facing its greatest challenge yet

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“Job challenge for the young is critical in India”

Dr Jayan Jose Thomas, IIT Delhi “India has been facing a tough challenge in creating decent jobs for its growing young population in the country and the crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has further aggravated the job challenge in India,” according to Dr. Jayan Jose Thomas, Member, Kerala State Planning Board and faculty at […]

Thousands of Indian farmers return to protest after challenge to PM Narendra Modi over farming laws

Tens of thousands of farmers who stormed the historic Red Fort on India’s Republic Day were again camped outside the capital on Wednesday after the most volatile day of their two-month standoff left one protester dead and more than 80 police officers injured. The protests demanding the repeal of new agricultural laws have grown into […]

China and wildlife trade watchdog face legal challenge over ‘flagrant’ sales of chimps and elephants

China and the world’s wildlife trade watchdog are facing legal questions over the regular trade in endangered wildlife for zoos in the country. Lawyers have submitted a complaint to the trade regulator, accusing the country of “flagrantly” flouting international law in buying elephants and chimpanzees. Evidence shows some chimps were heavily pregnant when they were […]

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