Posts Tagged ‘limits’

Arizona Democrat Gov. Candidate Wants No Limits on Abortion

The Democrat frontrunner for governor in Arizona, Katie Hobbs, did not say if she would support any time limits on abortion when asked. Hobbs refused to provide a cut-off date when asked about her thoughts on limits to abortion. “What would your limits be on this? This limits nearly all abortions after 15 weeks. Where […]

Western Hypocrisy Over Recent Events Shows No Limits

Last Thursday evening a senior Republican (US) official issued what must count as one of the most outrageous tweets issued by a senior politician. Lindsey Graham tweeted “is there a Brutus in Russia? Is there a more successful Colonel Stauffenberg in the Russian military? The only way this ends is for somebody in Russia to […]

Russia, Ukraine, Israel and the limits of BDS

I was actually surprised to see the popular mobilization of Danes towards a sweeping boycott of Russia in the past few days. On Friday, I was in Aarhus, the second biggest city in Denmark. It was quite dramatic. The Ukrainian flag was hanging on the wall of the town hall alongside the Danish flag. In […]

Western Hypocrisy Over Ukraine Knows No Limits

A few days ago, Russian troops invaded Ukraine. The movement of Russian troops went far beyond removing Ukrainian forces from the Donbass region that they have occupied and challenged for the past eight years. The uproar from Western nations was as predictable as it was hypocritical. In 2014 an American backed coup took place against […]

The Jan. 6 insurrection showed us the limits of polarization

Image Credit: Brown University For the first time, the United States has been classified as a “backsliding democracy” in a global assessment of democratic societies by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, an intergovernmental research group. One key reason the report cites is the continuing popularity among Republicans of false allegations of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election. But according […]

US Supreme Court judges lean towards abortion limits

The US Supreme Court’s conservative majority signalled on Wednesday it would uphold Mississippi’s 15-week ban on abortion and may go much further to overturn the nationwide right to abortion that has existed for nearly 50 years. The fate of the court’s historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalising abortion throughout the US and its 1992 […]

EU air pollution limits way out of step with new WHO guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has tightened its guidelines for recommended air pollution limits, after it found evidence of damage to human health at lower levels than previously thought. This leaves the EU legal limit for air pollution way out of step with the WHO’s recommendations, with the bloc allowing certain types of pollution to […]

Chinese Version of TikTok Limits App Use for Children Under 14

A man holding a phone walks past a sign of Chinese company ByteDance’s app TikTok, known locally as Douyin, at the International Artificial Products Expo in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China, on Oct. 18, 2019. (Stringer/Files/Reuters) The Chinese version of TikTok, called Douyin, on Sept. 18 announced that it had placed limits on youth usage of […]

Amnesty Alert: Bill ‘Blows Away All Numerical Limits’ on Employer-Based Green Cards — for an Entire Decade

The Democrats’ proposed amnesty for migrants creates a hidden pipeline for U.S. employers to flood more cheap foreign graduates into millions of middle-class careers needed by American graduates. ‘This is the American aristocratic class being rewarded for being in financial bed with the Democratic Party,” said Robert Law, director of regulatory affairs and policy for […]

Australia Begins Confiscating Alcohol & Limits Residents in Lockdown to “Six Beers or One Bottle of Wine” Only

Australians in lockdown in New South Wales are having their alcohol confiscated by the government in order to protect them against Covid. Yes, really. “Residents in apartment blocks locked-down by NSW Health are having their alcohol deliveries policed as part of a policy to limit the number of drinks being consumed each day,” NCA News […]

Iranian women go beyond the limits

TOKYO – The Iranian women have been amazing so far at the 2020 Paralympic Games with three gold medal they have won in three disciplines. They have written their names in the Paralympics history book. Archer Zahra Nemati ended Iranian women’s title drought by winning a gold medal in the women’s individual recurve W1/W2 in […]

Are There Limits to Growth? – Questions For Corbett (video)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds.com / Odysee / YouTube Be afraid! Be very afraid! A “startling” “new” “scientific” report that “totally confirms” all of The Club of Rome’s fearmongering over The Limits to Growth! . . . But does it really confirm what it’s reported […]

Are There Limits to Growth? – Questions For Corbett #077

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Be afraid! Be very afraid! A “startling” “new” “scientific” report that “totally confirms” all of The Club of Rome’s fearmongering over The Limits to Growth! . . . But does it really confirm what it’s reported to confirm? And what are the limits to growth, anyway? […]

Now in Effect: Washington Law Prohibits No-Knock Warrants and Limits Federal Militarization of Police

A law went into effect on July 25th in Washington state that prohibits no-knock warrants and puts limits on state and local law enforcement agencies’ ability to acquire certain military equipment from federal programs. Rep. Jesse Johnson (D-Federal Way) filed House Bill 1054 (HB1054) in January. The new law makes numerous policing reforms and includes […]

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 […]

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