Posts Tagged ‘limits’

Supreme Court limits California Union Recruiting In Favor Of Property Rights

Above Photo: Ron Holman / Visalia Times-Delta. In a blow to labor, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a decades-old California rule inspired by César Chávez that allowed union organizers to meet with farmworkers at their place of work. Commercial growers applauded the conservative court’s ruling to uphold property rights while union representatives vowed not to […]

President Biden: Second Amendment Had Limits from Day One

President Joe Biden suggested the Second Amendment has had limits from day one, during his Wednesday speech on crime and gun violence. “The Second Amendment from the day it was passed limited the type of people who onw a gun and what type of weapon you could own,” Biden said. “You couldn’t buy a cannon,” he […]

China Eases Birth Limits To Cope With Aging Society

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party said Monday it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two in hopes of slowing the rapid aging of its population, which is adding to strains on the economy and society. The ruling party has enforced birth limits since 1980 to […]

‘It’s insane’: Proud Boys furor tests limits of Trump’s GOP

It’s a reflection of Trump’s influence on the Republican Party, but also evidence of the breadth of interests seeking to define Trumpism in the vacuum left by his November defeat. “It’s insane,” said Katie Williams, a Republican school board trustee in Nevada’s Clark County, where party officials canceled a meeting at a church this week, […]

EU leaders urge US to end COVID-19 vaccine export limits amid patents controversy

European Union leaders cranked up their criticism of the US call to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents Saturday, arguing the move would bring no short or midterm relief. They instead urged Washington to lift export restrictions if it wants to have a global impact on the pandemic. “We don’t think, in the short term, that it’s […]

Iowa State Professor Says She Limits Interactions with White People ‘As Much as Possible’

By Alex Munguia One Iowa State University professor who was invited to speak on a student government “Diversity and Inclusion panel” on March 10, allegedly tweeted that she limits her interactions “with yt people as much as possible.” Professor Rita Mookerjee works, who made the comments, is a professor of sociology at Iowa State University. […]

MIT Study: Social Distancing and Occupancy Limits Completely Pointless

by Ethan Huff Have the government’s Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions really curbed the number of hospitalizations and deaths as widely claimed? According to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the answer is a resounding no. Image: NationalFile.com New research shows that capacity restrictions and six-foot distancing guidelines did a whole lot of nothing to […]

Gaza terrorists bomb South, Israel limits fishing zone

Browse > Home / News / Gaza terrorists bomb South, Israel limits fishing zone April 26, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Gaza-based terrorists bombed civilian targets in southern Israel on Sunday night, for the third consecutive night. Rockets launched from Gaza. Apr-24 (Majdi Fathi/TPS) The terrorists launched six rockets at […]

3 kids or more: Chinese researchers call to ABANDON birth limits to ensure immigration-fed US can’t outperform Beijing by 2050

China must “fully liberalize” its birth-control policy to increase its labor force in the upcoming decades and compete with such countries as the US economically, a paper published by the People’s Bank of China says. Beijing should pay close attention to the fact that the country’s birth rate is declining, while its population is aging […]

The Limits of Gandhian Non-Violence

Written by Prem Kumar Vijayan & Karen Gabriel It is widely acknowledged that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and more specifically, his political method of non-violent struggle, was one of the major reasons that the British were forced to leave India. However, it is also evident that these Gandhian methods have failed on many, many occasions, and […]

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

“This is meaningful change,” Beshear said. “It will save lives, and it will move us in the right direction. I know more needs to be done. I know the fight is not over.” Members of the Taylor family stood behind the governor during the bill signing, at Louisville’s Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Taylor’s […]

Elijah and the Limits of Forbearance

At a time when the theological underpinnings of Judaism were under assault, Jews surprisingly held back. As James Caroll documents in “Constantine’s Sword,” during the second century, when “the Church Fathers loudly and aggressively preached and wrote against the Jews,” the Jewish scholars compiling the Mishnah did not insert “a single passage clearly denouncing Jesus […]

Biden administration limits what Border Patrol can share with media about migrant surge at border

Restrictions on what border agents can share with the media were passed down verbally, say officials. Some have released videos of the border surge anyway. The Biden administration is restricting the information Border Patrol agents and sector chiefs can share with the media as a surge of migrants tests the agency’s capacity at the southern border, according to […]

China Limits Hong Kong’s Elections Because Democracy Activists Kept Winning

The Chinese leadership is drastically increasing control on Hong Kong’s governance by introducing a mechanism to vet candidates’ loyalty to Beijing and reducing the share of directly elected lawmakers.  The proposed change, passed in China’s rubber-stamp parliament on Thursday with zero objections and one abstention from 2,896 national lawmakers, is expected to keep the names […]

After Iran limits inspections, UN nuke watchdog convenes over possible censure

UN nuclear watchdog mulls censure of Iran Iran’s recent decision to limit inspections by the UN’s nuclear watchdog will be at the heart of a meeting of its board of governors on Monday, with some members mulling a formal rebuke to Tehran. Western countries will be trying to find a way of censuring Iran without […]

High Court limits Shin Bet coronavirus surveillance to those who won’t cooperate

The High Court of Justice ruled on Monday that the Shin Bet security service’s controversial phone tracking program, designed to detect coronavirus carriers and those who came in contact with them, can only be used for those who don’t cooperate with epidemiological investigations. After four rights groups petitioned against the mass surveillance program, the court […]

Israel’s top court limits digital tracking of COVID patients, warning of a ‘slippery slope’

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Supreme Court could put new limits on voting rights lawsuits

Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting. The justices are taking up a case about Arizona restrictions on ballot collection and another policy that penalizes voters who cast ballots in the wrong […]

Ric Grenell Takes on CA Gov. Gavin Newsom, Calls for Term Limits in CPAC Speech

Former Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell took on embattled California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a potential recall, and the D.C. political establishment during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday. “In America, I think there’s a real value in seriously considering term limits for our elected officials,” Grenell […]

To counter students’ lockdown atrophy, Israeli educators test the limits of COVID restrictions

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Coronavirus taught the world a lesson in limits of intel forecasting

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Federal court blocks NY Gov. Cuomo’s capacity limits on houses of worship

(JTA) — A federal judge has struck down an executive order by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that instituted percentage-based capacity limits on houses of worship in his state’s COVID cluster zones where cases were increasing. Tuesday morning’s decision by the Brooklyn District Court constitutes a major victory for Orthodox groups, like the advocacy organization […]

Israel’s Supreme Court Limits Racial Profiling, but Loopholes Remain

(The Media Line) — In a landmark decision, Israel’s Supreme Court has unanimously held that there are limits to the police’s power to stop people and ask for identification. The decision announced on January 26 was hailed by the Ethiopian community in Israel as well as by rights activists and organizations, who say the police […]

Germany, BDS, and the limits of discourse on Israel

On Saturday, dozens of German and Austrian cultural institutions, influential culture organizers and some journalists issued a ‘Statement by German cultural institutions on the parliamentary BDS resolution by the Bundestag’. The statement noted among else: It is unproductive, even detrimental to the democratic public sphere to exclude vital voices from critical dialogue, as occurred in […]

California Court Strikes Down Limits On Fighting Dirty Power Plants

Above photo: From the Local Clean Energy Alliance. San Francisco – A California appeals court has struck down unconstitutional limits on the rights of citizens to challenge the location of power plants in their communities. A state appeals court affirmed Friday that communities concerned about air quality and climate pollution have the right to challenge […]

Joe Biden: No Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices, Maybe Move Them to Another Court

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that he did not support term limits for Supreme Court justices — but would consider moving them to “another court,” which amounts to the same thing. For months, Biden has dodged questions about whether he would “pack” the Court — i.e. expand the number of seats on the […]

The limits of Chinese power

October 08, 2020 By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and first posted at Asia Times Everything about US-China hinges on the result of the upcoming US presidential election. Trump 2.0 essentially would turbo-charge its bet on decoupling, aiming to squeeze “malign” China on a multiple Hybrid War front, undermine the Chinese trade surplus, co-opt large swathes […]

England limits gatherings to six people in order to curb spread of COVID-19

England will limit social gatherings to six people, a “simple” guideline that will be easy for police to enforce, UK health secretary Matt Hancock announced. He said there would be exceptions made for school, work, weddings, funerals and christenings but that they wanted a guideline that would be clear for people. Hancock said that gatherings […]

Does Trump know the limits of presidential power?

There was a very scary program recently discussing PEADs (Presidential Emergency Action Documents ).   These documents are so secret that even Congress does not know what is in them.  Supposedly, the documents authorize the President to declare an emergency and then act in ways that suspend the Constitution. Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of a national […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Cabinet further limits crowds at restaurants

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