Posts Tagged ‘debate’

Michael Jordan Enters the NBA Vax Debate: ‘I’m a Firm Believer in Science’

The superstar who avoided political commentary at all costs while playing has seen fit to join one of the nation’s most contentious debates in retirement. Michael Jordan waded into the fiery debate over the NBA’s coronavirus protocols and vaccine mandates on Monday and came down strongly in support of the league. “I am totally in unison […]

Watch Scott Horton’s One-Sided Debate Beatdown Of Warmonger Bill Kristol

An important and long-overdue debate has occurred between Iraq-raping arch-neocon Bill Kristol and the tireless libertarian war critic Scott Horton on the subject of US interventionism, and you should definitely drop whatever you’re doing and watch it immediately. The resolution up for debate was “A willingness to intervene, and to seek regime change, is key to an American foreign policy that […]

McAuliffe, Youngkin unload in feisty final Virginia debate

“We need leadership as governor, not trying to be a Trump wannabe and doing the talking points,” McAuliffe said while attacking Youngkin over vaccine mandates. Youngkin has been endorsed by Trump and has accepted his endorsement, but bristled when McAuliffe raised the former president on the stage, accusing him of trying to take attention away […]

Will critical race theory be the new debate issue for 2022 elections?

As the Covid-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd rocked the nation in 2020, equitable recovery became a priority. Businesses across the nation showed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and several employers enacted policies to promote diversity and inclusion. Still, reactions to the racial reckoning are divided. On Sept. 24, 2020, then-President […]

Just 9 votes — but ‘bitter’ House debate is an advance for progressive stance on Israel

Progressives lost a vote on Israel in the House yesterday, overwhelmingly, by 420-9. But what is being lost in the discussion of the Iron Dome vote is that eight progressive Democrats voted against the additional military funding for Israel, and two others voted present, even after pro-Israel forces cast the aid as a purely “defensive” […]

Germany election: SPD’s Olaf Scholz wins latest television debate

Germany’s vice-chancellor and Social Democrat leader Olaf Scholz has won the latest television debate ahead of the country’s general election on September 26 The clash against the other two main candidates for the chancellorship — CDU’s Armin Laschet and Green Party’s Annalena Baerbock — was the penultimate one before Sunday’s vote. Scholz got 42% of […]

In Italy, the Afghan exodus has sparked a heated and divisive debate

In a country like Italy, which has been a longstanding hotbed of political contestation and polarisation, it comes as no surprise that the latest global crisis — the fall of Afghanistan and the ensuing exodus of refugees — should serve to ignite a heated public debate. Over the past decade, Italy has found itself at […]

‘This Ends the Debate’: Israeli Study Shows Natural Immunity 13x More Effective Than Vaccines at Stopping Delta

Dr. Anthony Fauci and the rest of President Biden’s COVID advisors have been proven wrong about “the science” of COVID vaccines yet again. After telling Americans that vaccines offer better protection than natural infection, a new study out of Israel suggests the opposite is true: natural infection offers a much better shield against the delta […]

The Martinez Perspective (Aug 22, 2021): Analyzing the EMJ-Taylor Race Debate

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UN Security Council high-level debate on maritime security

August 09, 2021 http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/66352 The event took place at the initiative of Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi. India holds the presidency of the UN Security Council in August 2021. * * * President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Prime Minister, my dear friend, Mr Modi, ladies and gentlemen, Let me thank you, Mr Prime Minister, for the fact that you, as someone who is currently holding the UN Security Council […]

Rethinking the Critical Race Theory Debate

Above Photo: Harvard Law School professor Derrick Bell (C) walking w. a group of law students on campus after taking a voluntary unpaid leave of absence to protest the law school’s practice of not granting tenure to minority women professors. Steve Liss / Time Life Pictures. The Conspicuous Absence of Derrick Bell. Bell levels a […]

The Evolving Debate on COVID-19 Origin and Its Missing Component

On July 22, in the latest twist in the evolving debate on COVID origin, Chinese officials said that they were shocked and offended by a World Health Organization proposal to further investigate whether the COVID 19 pandemic emerged from a lab in Wuhan. Zeng Yixin, the vice minister of the Chinese Health Commission , said […]

Trump aides deliberately gave Giuliani wrong time for debate prep, new book claims

Rudy Giuliani, former US president Donald Trump’s then-personal lawyer, was given the wrong time for a session to prepare Mr Trump for the first presidential debate before the 2020 national elections, reveal excerpts from a new book. Mr Giuliani was given the wrong time because he clashed with former Republican New Jersey governor Chris Christie […]

Debate Erupts Between Trusted Medical Doctor And Dr. Fauci

Debate Erupts Between Trusted Medical Doctor And Dr. Fauci WASHINGTON, D.C.—During an explosive Senate hearing this week, Senator and trusted medical doctor Rand Paul argued with Anthony Fauci—a dangerous conspiracy theorist who thinks vaccines don’t work and that the government is not funding the creation of medical abominations in secret labs. “You are a LIAR!” said Rand […]

Science without debate is dogma

June 17, 2021 YouTube censor HART content HART members have long been concerned about the lack of scientific debate in the mainstream media and the worrying trend of censorship and harassment of those who question the government’s narrative.  Back in March, a short video from HART spokesperson Dr John Lee about asymptomatic spread was marked by Twitter […]

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate – Is It Settled Yet?

Asteroid Day this year, June 30, 2021, is 113 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of Tokyo. With blasted and burnt tree trunks leveled and stripped bare over such a vast area, it is as though a large atomic bomb had been dropped on […]

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate – Is It Settled Yet?

Asteroid Day this year, June 30, 2021, is 113 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of Tokyo. With blasted and burnt tree trunks leveled and stripped bare over such a vast area, it is as though a large atomic bomb had been dropped on […]

New York’s mayoral race remains a tossup after final Democratic debate

After six months of endless zoom forums, erratic polls and a truncated campaign season, the race remains a tossup less than a week out. With ranked-choice voting throwing more uncertainty into the process, the Democratic nominee, who is all but certain to win the general election, will likely not be named until well after Tuesday’s […]

Swiss Trade Unions Federation to hold nationwide protests as MPs debate pension reforms

Switzerland’s Trade Unions Federation has called for a general strike next week over what it says are persistent inequalities faced by women in the workplace. The umbrella organisation, which represents about 20 trade unions with a cumulative membership of 370,000, is set to hold nationwide protests next week to draw attention to the issue. It […]

Rep. Cori Bush’s impact on the US Israel-Palestine debate

Rep. Cori Bush’s (D-Missouri) statements in support of Palestinians during the most recent uprising are a significant intervention in the US Israel-Palestine debate. In particular, she references the term apartheid to illustrate comparable structures of oppression at work in both contemporary Israel-Palestine and Ferguson, Missouri, while her support for Palestinians speaks to the organic nature […]

Proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta sparks debate

A proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta has stirred up a polarised debate on an issue long considered taboo in the country with the strictest abortion laws in the European Union. Independent lawmaker Marlene Farrugia caught many by surprise this month when she presented a bill in parliament calling for the removal of paragraphs in […]

Connecticut student’s arrest for racist post sparks free speech debate

Police in Fairfield arrested the student on a state hate crime charge of ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race. The misdemeanor dating back to 1917 has been called an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and some law school professors. Source 00

Ken Buck Lets Liz Cheney Hijack House Cancel Culture Debate on Eve of Her Political Demise

Embattled Republican House Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) used floor time at the House of Representatives Tuesday to air her grievances with former President Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), who was in charge of distributing time to House members for a debate on cancel culture, yielded to Cheney. Buck said, “I […]

Release of suspect in synagogue attacks reignites debate over bail reform

When a suspect in a series of synagogue attacks in the Riverdale section of the Bronx was released by a judge without bail Sunday evening, it was a tough pill for some in the Jewish community to swallow. It also revived a debate among Jews over New York state’s elimination of cash bail in most […]

Conditioning U.S. Military Aid May Never Happen, but the Debate Should Worry Israel

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Pakistan delays debate on expelling Paris envoy for second time after suppressing anti-France protests

Pakistan’s parliament has again postponed a resolution calling for the expulsion of France’s ambassador on Friday, as violent protests over the failure of President Emmanuel Macron to condemn blasphemous cartoons subsided. The assembly’s speaker made the decision to adjourn the session indefinitely after chaos broke out in the chamber when MPs, supportive of kicking the […]

The fight continues after Israel lobby staves off IHRA debate at NDP convention

The pro-Palestine resolution that passed this weekend at Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP) convention was a significant step forward; the struggle now is to make sure it is implemented and followed, not lost in some bureaucratic abyss as happened to other policy items after the 2018 NDP convention.  However, the dust-up over another proposed resolution […]

The debate over Judaism and Zionism that roiled, then unified University of Iowa

JTA — When the University of Iowa student senate debated a bill to give special representation to Jews on campus, Nick Nachtman voted no. Other minority groups had been given their own seats in the Undergraduate Student Government, chosen by their respective student organizations. The Jewish senator would be chosen by students at Hillel. In Nachtman’s […]

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says. Plus there’s no risk of backlash for retweeting unsavory accounts. But since Trump was barred from major social media channels after helping incite the deadly Jan. 6 […]

The debate over Judaism, Zionism that roiled the University of Iowa

When the University of Iowa student senate debated a bill to give special representation to Jews on campus, Nick Nachtman voted no.  Other minority groups had been given their own seats in the Undergraduate Student Government, chosen by their respective student organizations. The Jewish senator would be chosen by students at Hillel. In Nachtman’s view, […]

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