Posts Tagged ‘challenging’

DeSantis Win: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Florida’s Law to Dissolve Disney’s Special District

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-FL) law to dissolve Disney’s special governing and tax district.

Russia and Japan: a Difficult Balance in a Challenging Environment

On February 7, 2022, US Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel, in a video message posted on Twitter, expressed support for Japan on the issue of ownership of the Southern Kuril Islands, stating that “the United States supports Japan on the issue of the Northern Territories and has recognized Japanese sovereignty over the four disputed Islands […]

Libya, on the Eve of Complex and Challenging Elections

The Paris International Conference for Libya, which concluded on November 12, was an important milestone ahead of the long-awaited presidential and parliamentary elections of December 24. Participants, including almost all international and regional stakeholders, reiterated their support for the timely conduct of elections. But they also expressed their view of the vote. However difficult and […]

7 Lawsuits Challenging COVID Vaccine Mandates for U.S. Military Members

11/04/21 Thousands of military members face dishonorable discharge, court-martial and loss of retirement benefits for refusing COVID vaccine mandates. These seven pending lawsuits challenge the U.S. Department of Defense mandates for the emergency use vaccines. Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. “…there is always […]

Yahoo Pulls Out Of China, Citing ‘Challenging’ Environment

HONG KONG (AP) — Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday it has pulled out of China, citing an “increasingly challenging business and legal environment.” Chinese authorities maintain a firm grip on internet censorship in the country and require companies operating in China to censor content and keywords deemed politically sensitive or inappropriate. Advertisement “In recognition of the […]

Meet The Creator Of The New Privacy Phone Challenging The “Privacy vs Rights” False Dichotomy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Joining me today is Ramiro Romani, co-creator of the Above Phone. This is a device (much more than just a phone) that has been built with your privacy and security as the primary focus, while having all the functionality […]

Stan Swamy Murder Has Lit A Spark Turning Into A Prairie Fire In Challenging Proto-Fascism

It is most heartening how the masses of India are not taking the custodial murder of Father Stan Swamy lying down. We must congratulate all the sections be it of the workers, peasants, youth or students who have collectively galvanised forces to crystallise resistance against neo-fascism. A spark is virtually being turned into a Prairie […]

Demings ‘seriously considering’ challenging DeSantis or Rubio

Though Demings didn’t mention DeSantis by name, those familiar with her thinking say she has been increasingly disturbed with his hard-right style of governance, including an anti-protest bill he recently signed into law. As a former top police officer and a Black woman, Demings occupies a unique space in the nation’s political dialogue over race […]

Reformers Launch Group Aimed at Challenging Muslim Antisemitism

A worshiper wearing a mask prays inside Al-Aqsa mosque as it reopened after a two-and-a-half month closure due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, May 31, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad. Antisemitism has become “a […]

Caught in the crossfire: Young activists targeted for challenging a crony capitalist government

Sedition, said Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was the “prince among the political sections of the Indian Penal Code designed to suppress the liberty of the citizen”. He said this in the context of the British colonial administration’s use of this section (124A) against many freedom fighters, including himself and Tilak. And while pleading guilty as charged, […]

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

Miller, a 32-year-old Marine reservist, is a Trump loyalist who worked on the former president’s 2016 campaign before serving in the White House, first in the office of personnel and later as director of advance. During the 2020 reelection campaign, he served as deputy campaign manager for presidential operations. Miller, who hails from a prominent […]

Joe Biden: Texas Congressman ‘Not Very American’ for Challenging Mask Mandate

President Joe Biden lectured a Texas Congressman Tuesday for telling the president “kiss my ass” in response to his call for all Americans to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic. At a speech at the White House, Biden recalled when Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) told him to “kiss my ass” when he announced his […]

IT BEGINS: VP Pence Officially Supports Challenging Electoral College Certification – “Trump WON”

Vice President Mike Pence has formally announced his support to challenge the Electoral College certification of the presidential election results. Over the weekend, a group of patriotic senators, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, revealed their intentions to block the fraudulent certification for Biden. Shortly after, VP Pence issued a statement throwing his full support behind the movement. […]

California Doctor Says He was Fired for Challenging Coronavirus Shutdowns

Appearing Wednesday on the Fox News Channel, Dr. Michael Deboisblanc said he was fired as trauma medical director for John Muir Health after writing a letter to health officials in Contra Costa County, California, in which he challenged local coronavirus restrictions. A partial transcript is as follows: SANDRA SMITH: A prominent doctor in California […]

Google cries foul after EU unveils new laws challenging ‘gatekeeping’ supremacy of tech giants

US firm Google has complained that proposed new EU laws aimed at curbing tech giants’ dominance target only a “handful of companies,” the search provider included. The way Europe sees it, that’s the point. “We will carefully study the proposals made by the European Commission over the next few days. However, we are concerned that […]

Challenging US Aggression On China

The role of the Western left. Originally published: Qiao Collective. (December 6, 2020) On December 6, 2020, Qiao Collective member Charles Xu spoke on a panel hosted by Codepink and The People’s Forum on how to challenge the U.S.-led hybrid war on China and the role of those in the imperial core. Below is the […]

Pennsylvania high court throws out lawsuit challenging US election

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court’s order preventing the US state from certifying dozens of contests on its November 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state. The state Supreme Court, in a […]

NCYI welcomes Supreme Court ruling challenging New York coronavirus curbs

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has welcomed a ruling by the US Supreme Court made late on Wednesday, challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots in relation to religious congregationsThe court on a 5-4 vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and the Orthodox congregations […]

Sidney Powell Files Lawsuits Challenging Election Results in Georgia, Michigan

Attorney Sidney Powell filed lawsuits Wednesday challenging the results of the presidential vote in Georgia and Michigan, alleging “ballot stuffing,” which she alleges was “amplified and rendered virtually invisible by computer software created and run by domestic and foreign actors.” Powell made similar claims last week at a press conference with President Donald Trump’s legal […]

By Challenging Election Results ‘Dictator’ Trump Is ‘Attempting A Coup’ Says Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldeberg suffered another meltdown during Mondays episode of The View. Whoopi claimed that President Trump is “attempting a coup” by legally challenging the 2020 presidential election,. She said “This is what dictators do when they want to take a country away from its people”. Breitbart reports: Goldberg said, “There’s so much disinformation coming out […]

Why is challenging suspicious election results ‘a threat to our democracy’? by Jack Hellner

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC “Because we said so” is rapidly becoming our rulers’ answer to everything, including the question raised above. From Jack Hellner at On Thursday, President Trump’s legal team presented many pieces of information about the election that deserve to be investigated. But the media have no interest in that. Instead, they essentially black […]

Challenging EPA’s Failure To Protect People And The Environment From Atrazine

Challenging EPA’s Failure To Protect People And The Environment From Atrazine The herbicide atrazine is likely to adversely affect over half of endangered species listed in the United States, according to a report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of a legal agreement with the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD). Based on both […]

Hervé Ryssen Sentenced To 17 Months In Prison For Challenging Jewish Version™ Of World War II

“C H A B A D M A F I A”chabad = lubavitch = cult = mafia = crime = fraud = abuse = drugs = fake “The Jewish People have a big problem. This problem is an organization known as Chabad, Chabad-Lubavitch, or Lubavitch. This website describes this problem,..”.This website was created by Jews […]

The rise of International Axis challenging US power: TV Report

Source August 20, 2020 Description: A short segment on Al Mayadeen TV illustrating the most important strategic agreements between states increasingly being targeted by American sanctions. Source: Al Mayadeen News (YouTube) Date: 21 July, 2020 (Important Note: Please help us keep producing independent translations for you by contributing as little as $1/month here) Transcript: Every time Washington tries to […]

Flotilla Challenging Israel’s Blockade Continues Towards Gaza

We are possibly a more motley crew than the passengers aboard the S.S.Minnow in the old U.S. TV series Gilligan’s Island: Among those who have joined us on one or more legs of the journey to Gaza as part of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) are activists hailing from Spain, Israel, Norway, Malaysia, Canada (First Nations), Denmark […]

Stopping Pipelines Means Challenging Systems That Threaten Our Existence

Stopping Pipelines Means Challenging Systems That Threaten Our Existence Although not as well-known as the struggle at Standing Rock to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, there are bold and active campaigns going on to stop pipelines from British Columbia to the Bayou to the Appalachian Mountains. If constructed, the pipelines will contaminate the water and food […]

Challenging the ongoing dispossession and displacement of the Palestinian people on the 70th commemoration of the Nakba

Today we mark the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the displacement and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Forced displacement and dispossession are key factors to understand the situation in Palestine and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. At the beginning of the 20th century, most Palestinians lived inside the borders of “historic” or “Mandate Palestine”, […]

China Launches Petro-Yuan – Challenging Dominance Of US Dollar

It looks like China is about to shake up the oil futures market. The highly anticipated yuan-backed crude oil futures were launched in Shanghai on Monday, 25 years after idea was first mooted. China is the world’s biggest oil consumer, with eyes on rival benchmarks Brent and WTI as well as the US currency. Could […]

No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire

No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world. The US undermines governments (including democracies), kills millions of people, causes mass migrations of people fleeing their homes, […]

8 Challenging Life Hacks Many Of Us Could Use To Improve Our Lives

Next Story Take a moment and reflect on some of the greatest accomplishments in your life thus far. Whether they involve a business feat, a travelling expedition, a visible six-pack, the attainment of a degree you once believed you would never get, or something that for one reason or another means a lot to you, […]

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