Posts Tagged ‘divisions’

The Unifying Principle: Here’s Why The Political Divisions In The US Today Cannot Be Mended

By Brandon Smith Recently I was watching a short documentary about the history of political discourse and division in the US and it got me thinking about how the internal conflicts of the past might relate to the rampant social battles Americans are dealing with today. From early disagreements between various Founding Fathers on hot […]

Ceasefire vote narrowly passes Chicago City Council, revealing deep divisions among Democrats

CHICAGO — The Chicago City Council approved a pro-ceasefire resolution in dramatic fashion on Wednesday, underscoring that the Israel-Hamas conflict is still causing deep divisions in the Democratic party. The vote, which was delayed by an hour due to disruptions from protesters supporting the resolution, was so close that Mayor Brandon Johnson had to break […]

Divisions emerge between 2024 Republicans over Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Tensions spurred by the Israel-Hamas war are boiling over in the Republican presidential primary as the contenders issue responses to the escalating conflict.  On Saturday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the U.S. should not take Palestinian refugees from Gaza because they “are all antisemitic.” Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pushed back… […]

Leader calls national unity ‘essential need’, says enemies seek to sow divisions

Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:17 AM  [ Last Update: Wednesday, 08 February 2023 11:26 AM ] Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addresses a group of Iranian Air Force commanders and personnel in Tehran, Iran, on February 8, 2023. (Photo by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has underlined the need for national […]

Afghan Refugees Exacerbate Western Divisions and Create New Problems

One of the most severe and visible consequences of the crisis in Afghanistan has been the influx of Afghan refugees seeking to flee the country because of the chaos resulting from Western actions in the country. Refugees don’t have many choices. Air communication with the outside world has been severed, so the main wave of […]

The Migrant Problem Exacerbates Internal EU Divisions

Although the pandemic has somewhat overshadowed the problem of migrants in recent months nevertheless, with the restoration of transport links and the opening of borders to non-Europeans, Brussels expects new flows of illegals fleeing from the intensifying economic and social crisis in their countries after COVID-19. Some destinations of such illegal migration flows are of […]

Divisions Caused by the Coronavirus Magnified at Purim

(The Media Line) For a holiday that extols living together harmoniously, Israelis might be more divided than ever. Purim, which starts the night of February 25 and extends this year through Sunday in Jerusalem and other Israeli cities, celebrates the protection of the Jewish people from the evil Haman, who plotted to kill the entire […]

Ethiopia: Death and despair as divisions erupt into violent conflict

Image Credit: Refugees International Grandmothers carrying babies, mothers, children, men young and old with nothing but the clothes on their backs are fleeing fighting in northern Ethiopia and making their way to Sudan, where emergency camps await them; according to the UNHCR 5,000 a day are making the journey. Ethiopians are killing one another in […]

What is secularism and why is it causing such divisions in France?

The text of the 1905 French law that lays down the separation of church and state in the country doesn’t specifically mention secularism, or “laïcité” in French. Nevertheless, the principle is a key part of the country’s political fabric. But tensions between some sections of Islam and an interpretation of secular values have become more […]

Bolivia: First Election Since US-Backed Coup Creates Divisions

Above photo: An opponent of former President Evo Morales fights a supporter of the Movement Towards Socialism Party in La Paz, Bolivia, Oct. 5, 2020. Juan Karita | AP. Pits Right against Left, Rich Against Poor and White against Everyone Else. This coming Sunday represents Bolivia’s best chance to secure lasting peace, with a widely […]

National Uprising Exposes Divisions In The Ruling Class…

National Uprising Exposes Divisions In The Ruling Class… Above photo: Joan Brown 51 via Pixabay. Class War and Abuse Of Police Power. The Portland Protests and Trump’s “Gestapo”. For weeks on end, the George Floyd protests against racism and police violence shook America. Support for the movement overflowed all demographic boundaries as an estimated 10% of […]

Israeli troops open fire at shepherds, farmers in Gaza

Days of Palestine, Gaza Strip -Israeli occupation forces opened fire on Wednesday morning at shepherds and farmers near eastern borders of the Gaza Strip. Official Palestinian sources reported the Israeli shooting at the Palestinians in the southern Gaza city of Rafah, but reported no casualties. Like our page on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Eyewitness said that […]

Pepper spray and smoke grenades deployed at Trump rally riot in Albuquerque

     In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades. Police responded by firing pepper spray and smoke grenades into the crowd outside the Albuquerque Convention Center. […]

Iran INOTEX 2016 to feature S Korean tech products

Hamid Reza Amirinia told reporters in a press conference held Wednesday morning in presidential deputy for science and technology office that the exhibition would be held for 3 days in Tehran International Permanent Fairground; “INOTEX 2016 is a national action to promote hi-tech products and knowledge-based wealth creation instrument which seeks to contribute Resistance Economy […]

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 4

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday May 4 and has picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s statements at the opening ceremony of the Tehran International Book Fair, about the necessity […]

Google chief: Artificial intelligence could be answer to world’s problems

By sifting through vast quantities of information, AI could aid scientists understand links between cause and effect faster. “AI will play this role to navigate through this and help us,” Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., the holding company that owns Google, said at a conference in New York this week, Bloomberg reports. AI can […]

Palestine Calls for International Investigation and Protection

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Palestine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Sunday, called for a condemnation of what it described as Israeli violations and crimes, an international investigation and international protection. The statement comes against the backdrop of the escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians in occupied Palestinian territories and the uprising of Palestinian youth.  Clashes […]

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