Posts Tagged ‘defiance’

Bob Menendez’s defiance could be an electoral nightmare for Democrats

Bob Menendez won’t resign, and it’s giving some of his fellow Democrats nightmares. The senator’s refusal to step down despite a scathing federal corruption indictment — which could land him in prison for decades — is making New Jersey Democrats up for reelection next month jittery. If Menendez runs again in 2024 and survives the […]

Galileo Gives the Finger: Defiance of the Catholic Church Immortalized

Who hasn’t heard of the legendary Renaissance era polymath, astronomer, physicist and engineer, who was declared a heretic by the Catholic Church – Galileo Galilei? Read more Section:  News Human Origins Science Read Later  Source

Interview 1768 – Chinese Defiance – #NewWorldNextWeek

This week on the New World Next Week: Don’t be surprised that the Chinese protests, be amazed that they happened at all; Netherlands to shut down thousands of farms and other major polluting businesses; and the FDA greenlights lab-grown chicken. The post Interview 1768 – Chinese Defiance – #NewWorldNextWeek first appeared on The Corbett Report. […]

Myanmar coup: Huge numbers gather for protests in defiance of military threats

Tens of thousands of anti-coup protesters gathered across several cities of Myanmar on Monday to demand the release of embattled political leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in direct defiance of the threat of lethal force by the junta that seized power earlier this month. Though the military leadership has so far resisted the pressure to […]

Rejecting criticism, fringe ultra-Orthodox maintain defiance of COVID-19 rules

AP — Mendy Moskowits, a member of the ultra-Orthodox Belz Hassidic sect in Jerusalem, doesn’t understand the uproar toward believers like him. In recent weeks, ultra-Orthodox Jews have defied coronavirus restrictions by holding big funerals for beloved rabbis who died of COVID-19, celebrating large weddings, and continuing to send their children to schools. The gatherings […]

Czech restaurants & pubs open in defiance of Covid-19 rules, owners to launch ‘political movement’ to circumvent restrictions

Hundreds of restaurants and pubs have re-opened across the Czech Republic, defying the enduring coronavirus restrictions. The venues have been closed for months and owners say the restrictions have failed to improve the situation. The protest kicked off on Saturday, with hundreds of restaurants and pubs re-opening on Sunday as they joined the drive launched […]

United Nations Failure And Sri Lanka’s Defiance

The fate of the UNHRC Resolutions 30/1 of 2015 and 40/1 of 2019 Sri Lanka’s democracy completely changed and is now ruled by a dictatorial Sinhala Buddhist President elected by the majority Sinhala Buddhist voters. The 20th Amendment to the Constitution has placed him with absolute powers over judiciary, police, election and other independent Commissions […]

Thai protesters back on Bangkok’s streets in defiance of police

Thousands of young Thai protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok on Saturday, a day after riot police used water cannon to break up a rally in the centre of the city. Using several rally points outside the centre, they gathered to once again press their political demands, including the contentious and explosive issue of […]

Israel’s enters 2nd sweeping lockdown as Rosh Hashanah starts; defiance expected

Israel’s new national coronavirus lockdown, the country’s second this year, entered into effect Friday at 2 p.m., marking the first time in the world an advanced country has imposed a repeat closure to curb the pandemic. The three-week shutdown, requiring the closure of many businesses and setting strict limits on movement and public gatherings, starts […]

Defiance! 6,000 Attend ‘Illegal’ California Church Service

On Western European streets it is clear that covid-rule fatigue is setting in, the rules more and more ignored despite the threat of heavy fines But another side is that, given how the more average and gentle people are going out less, and certainly much less in groups, the streets are belonging more and more […]

Dumbarton Castle: Ancient Stronghold and Symbol of Scottish Defiance

The wild and diverse landscapes of Scotland are filled with remnants of its rich and proud history that spans many centuries. From the Hebrides islands, to the border regions and all the way to the wild Scottish Highlands, the history of Scotland can be felt and seen everywhere. And amongst the major reminders of this […]

‘Are we America’s vassals?’ France vows to trade with Iran in defiance of US ‘economic policeman’

“Do we want to be vassals who obey decisions taken by the United States while clinging to the hem of their trousers?” Bruno le Maire asked in an emotional interview with Europe 1. EU wants to ‘replace’ US after it ditched Iran nuclear deal. But can it? “Do we want the United States to be […]

Great March of Return: a new defiance campaign

In a remarkably fresh approach in resistance to Israel’s seven decades of colonialism, Palestinians have geared up to mobilize en masse in what has been dubbed as Great March of Return. Starting Friday 30th March 2018, thousands upon thousands head towards homes and lands from which they were forcibly expelled. Victims of evictions and ethnic […]

Activists Disrupt Tax Vote In Final Show Of Defiance

WASHINGTON ― At least 63 activists were arrested Tuesday during protests of the Republican tax bill and how it could limit access to health care. Progressive activists disrupted the final House of Representatives vote on the tax bill, yelling “Shame!” and other disparaging chants during the speeches and parliamentary procedures that preceded the vote. To […]

Ibrahim Abu Thurayya: an icon of dignity and defiance

Shahd Abusalama Rights and Accountability 18 December 2017 Ibrahim Abu Thurayya challenged both his disability and his occupier.  Ezz Al-Zanoon APA images How should I mourn the death of somebody who – like so many others – has been killed simply for being Palestinian? Ibrahim Abu Thurayya was shot dead by Israel along Gaza’s boundary […]

Iran guards vow to boost missile program in defiance of US pressure

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‘Against social coup’: French take to streets in defiance of newly-signed labor reform (VIDEO)

“We won’t let them empty the poor’s pockets to feed the rich!” urged the leaflets handed by La France Insoumise (France Unbowed) party before the demo kicked off. The leader, Melenchon, called on the French youth, retirees and workers to join the Saturday rally, scheduled for 2pm local time at the Place de la Bastille […]

Thousands Of Nurses Rise Up In Defiance Of Big Pharma’s Flu Shot Threats

More than 22,000 nurses in the United States are risking their jobs by taking a stand against Big Pharma and refusing to submit to the flu shot – a vaccine that the CDC admitted is ineffective. Nurses who refuse to be inoculated with the seasonal flu vaccine have ben forced to wear face masks when […]

Iranian Woman Rise Up In Defiance Against Islamic Hijab

Iranian women are rising up and demanding the freedom to determine their own dress code and walk in public without wearing the Islamic hijab. Using the hashtag #whitewednesdays, brave Iranian women have been posting pictures and videos of themselves going without the repressive headscarf in public, or wearing white headscarves or pieces of white clothing as symbols of […]

Photographer infiltrates eerie Fukushima exclusion zone, takes haunting pics

The Malaysian photographer said that he didn’t have the time or money to obtain a permit to visit the 30 kilometer exclusion zone set up in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and earthquake that caused multiple nuclear reactor meltdowns – so he simply parked his car and walked straight across the Red Zone immediately […]

Great Picture!

It is a great picture, and I couldn’t resist sharing it. Christians and Muslims celebrate Eid together in Ramallah, Palestine. Retaining our humanity and getting in touch with our spiritual side is the key to defeating evil. Filed under: Arab Christians, Muslims, Nazi Israel, Occupied W Bank, Palestine, Richard Edmondson, War on Islam Source Article […]

Incendiary Radio: Fireworks for Freedom

Robert does a solo show to kick off Independence Day, covering a lot of current events, including the election cycle, geopolitical moves, staged events, and much more. Download Source Article from

Only 50% of registered organ donors donate – White House calls for change

     Comment: Keep in mind that Israel is the organ harvesting and human trafficking global ringleader, with complicit help from US and Turkey About 120,000 people in the US are on the organ transplant waiting list and a new person is added every 10 minutes, while 22 die waiting each day, but his might radically […]

Undeterred By Obama’s Veto Threat, Senate Passes 9/11-Saudi Bill

Print Friendly Above Photo: The bipartisan Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. (Photo: Glyn Lowe/cc/flickr) ‘Look, if the Saudis did not participate in this terrorism, they have nothing to fear about going to court,’ said Sen. Chuck Schumer. Setting up a likely veto fight and opening […]

These 4 Nations Prove Decriminalization Works Better than Prohibition

Kristen Gwynne, The InfluenceWaking Times Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Influence, and is reprinted here with permission. In 2012,  the presidents of Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico called for a United Nations General Assembly Special Session on drugs, scheduled for 2019, to be reassigned an earlier date, given the […]

Russia Censors Internet under the Guise of “the Right to Oblivion”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : On January 1, 2016 the Russian Federation implemented amendments to laws that further censor the internet and potentially independent media. These laws are being sold under the guise of empowering internet users and the right to protect personal information. The amendments follow legislation from 2014 that infringed on the rights of bloggers.  […]

UK Iraq veterans may face justice for war crimes, I would have thought Blair would be the priority

UK Iraq veterans ‘may face prosecution’ – UK soldiers who fought in the Iraq War may face prosecution for war crimes, according to the head of a unit investigating alleged abuses. Mark Warwick said there were “lots of significant cases” and that discussions would be held over whether they met a war crimes threshold. Lawyers […]

Putin and Israel – a complex and multi-layered relationship

  by The Saker The recent murder of Samir Kuntar by Israel has, yet again, inflamed the discussion about Putin’s relation to Israel.  This is an immensely complicated topic and those who like simple, canned, “explanations” should stop reading right now.  The truth is, the relationship between Russia and Israel and, even before that, […]

A majority of Palestinians support armed intifada as means of self-defense

Rudoren: “I’ve seen little nonviolent popular resistance in my time here.” Doesn’t that raise the obvious question–where, exactly, is “here”? Where does Rudoren spend most of her time, and with whom? Anyone who spends time in the Palestinian West Bank can, without any trouble, find nonviolent popular resistance. I did, and I joined it. When […]


(ZIONIST) War Party Targets Putin and Assad By Patrick J. Buchanan Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes on ISIS and other rebel forces seeking to overthrow Bashar Assad. A longtime ally of Syria, Russia wants to preserve its toehold on the Mediterranean, help Assad repel the […]

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