Posts Tagged ‘model’

Revisiting the Propaganda Model in the age of Social Media

A Review of Andrey Mir’s “Postjournalism and the death of newspapers.”   While there are several books analyzing the impact of social media on society, Andrey Mir’s book “Postjournalism and the death of newspapers. The media after Trump: manufacturing anger and polarization” distinguishes itself by focusing on the impact of social media on traditional media. […]

Atomic Bomb Survivors—A Model For Us In COVID-19 Era

Above Photo: A vault within the Atomic Bomb Memorial Mound contains the ashes of Hiroshima victims cremated after the bombing. Remains of more than 800 have been identified but remain unclaimed. Thousands more remain unidentified. Jeremy Carver / Creative Commons BY-NC-ND. Survivors of Hiroshima are a dying population. People who were 20 years old at the […]

Rural Assam’s mental health delivery model proves useful in pandemic

Patients wait for their turn to meet doctors at a recent mental health camp in Rowmari village, Chirang district, Assam (Picture courtesy of Ant) Guwahati:  With lockdown restrictions lifting, 40-year-old Joydeep Das*, a vegetable vendor from Assam’s Chirang district, has reopened his stall. His wife Kalpana* is glad that things are returning to normal and, […]

Health Experts Point To Gollum As Model Citizen For Excellent Social Distancing Practices

Health Experts Point To Gollum As Model Citizen For Excellent Social Distancing Practices U.S.—Health experts in the U.S. have been encountering resistance in the population as many people don’t want to stop living their lives due to the virus. So, they’ve been searching for spokespeople to point toward in hopes that Americans will finally listen […]

How The Meat Industry Is Climate-Washing Its Polluting Business Model

Above photo: Peter Reynolds. Growing global meat consumption threatens to derail the Paris Agreement. But that hasn’t stopped the meat industry insisting it is part of the solution to climate change. In February last year, the head of a leading global meat industry body gave a “pep talk” to his colleagues at an Australian agriculture […]

Effective Citizenry: A Model For Successful Local Resistance

Let this article serve as an example that there are concrete, tangible and effective things that people can do to regain control over their local communities, of which education is a critical component. You can choose to wring your hands (“scream and shout and run about”) or engage in proven solutions to make a difference. […]

1972 MIT Model That Predicted Armageddon in 2040 Deemed “Very Accurate” by New KPMG Study

A 1972 MIT model that predicted Armageddon in 2040 has been reviewed by a team of scientists and deemed “very accurate” and highly likely to occur. Gaya Herrington, Sustainability and Dynamic System Analysis Lead at KPMG, undertook the task of proving or disproving MIT’s claims and used a world simulation model that analyzed how our […]

FBI Claims Sauron Had LEGO Model Of Minas Tirith In His Bedroom

MORDOR—The FBI is now claiming that Sauron had a LEGO model of Minas Tirith in his bedroom before the attack on the city, implicating him in the attack. “It seems he was planning the attack on the white city for months,” said one investigator as Sauron was hauled off to jail. “He used the little […]

Myanmar’s Crisis Follows Predictable ‘Libya Model’ Pattern

All too predictably, the crisis in Myanmar has rapidly spiralled out of control with what we were told were “peaceful” “pro-democracy” protesters transforming into heavily armed militants fighting Myanmar’s central government, its police force and its armed forces with war weapons. Of course, the protests were never peaceful. The Western media only claimed as much […]

Model Dies Days After Receiving AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine

Home » Europe, Health, Social » Model Dies Days After Receiving AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine     British model Stephanie Dubois died from a blood clot days after receiving AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine. According to Greek media, Dubois, 39, suffered a “serious thrombotic episode” on May 14 and needed to hospitalized after receiving her first Covid dose […]

Vogue Model Tells People Not to Post Against Antisemitism; Hurts Palestinian ‘Struggle’

Vogue cover model Paloma Elsesser posted a statement on Saturday that urged people not to post against antisemitism, since it might hurt the Palestinian cause. The post also asserted, misleadingly, that Palestinian leaders are opposed to antisemitism. The UK Daily Mail reported: The plus-sized model, who appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine in January, made the comments […]

Africa’s Role Model; Eritrea’s 30 Years of Independence

Africa’s role model, Eritrea, located on the Red Sea will mark 30 years of independence this coming Monday, May 24. When a rag tag band of afro coiffed Eritrean rebels drove captured Ethiopian tanks into the streets of our capital Asmara thirty years ago it marked the first successful armed struggle for national liberation on […]

UK Government model states the fully Vaccinated will dominate Deaths in 3rd wave and they will blame Children and Unvaccinated for it

A document produced for the UK Government entitled ‘Summary of further modelling of easing of restrictions – Roadmap Step 2’ advising them on the consequences of reopening the country has declared that a third wave is inevitable and that it will be the fault of children and those who refuse the experimental Covid-19 vaccines. It […]

Investigation – UK Government model states the fully Vaccinated will dominate Deaths in 3rd wave and they will blame Children and Unvaccinated for it

Investigation – UK Government model states the fully Vaccinated will dominate Deaths in 3rd wave and they will blame Children and Unvaccinated for it David Icke / Gareth Icke – memes and headline comments by David Icke A document produced for the UK Government entitled ‘Summary of further modelling of easing of restrictions – Roadmap […]

Bombshell book in Germany revives 9/11 as a business model

April 06, 2021 By Pepe Escobar – Book Review for The Saker Blog Nearly 20 years after 9/11, Germany and the German-speaking world are being hit by a formidable one-two. A ground-breaking study by gifted independent financial journalist Lars Schall, Denken wie der Feind – 20 Jahre Ausnahmezustand 9/11 und die Geopolitik des Terrors  (“Thinking Like […]

Model Aspires to Become First Woman With Down Syndrome in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

A Minnesota native made history in 2017 by becoming the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss USA state pageant. Yet, she isn’t stopping there and now aims to be the first woman with Down syndrome to be featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Mikayla Holmgren, 26, is a model, dancer, […]

American academic says U.S. can’t be an “ethical model”

TEHRAN – An American academic says that U.S. governance is not at all an “ethical model” for the world, but and it is an international fact that other countries following the footsteps of the U.S.  “It cannot be an ‘ethical model.’  But the rest of the world operates in the same way,” Phillips Stevens Jr., […]

Why California’s Model Curriculum Fails Jews, and Jewish Students

California’s Board of Education was praised for rejecting a controversial ethnic studies curriculum. Photo: Reuters. California’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) is currently on its fourth draft, partially a result of its original antisemitic references, which were removed after Jewish organizations intervened. The curriculum, which will be taught as a graduation requirement, is now close […]

Biden’s Iran policy is a variation of Bolton’s ‘Libya Model’: Responsible Statecraft

TEHRAN – Something is going very wrong with Joe Biden’s approach towards Iran. Unless he corrects the path, Biden risks losing a vital deal and putting the two nations back on a course towards war — at precisely the time he intends to focus on the multiple domestic crises facing America, according to Responsible Statecraft. […]

Fauci to ToI: Israeli vaccine effort ‘a model for rest of the world’

The US government’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday characterized the Israeli vaccine distribution effort as a “model for the rest of the world.” “I use Israel as an example of what can happen when you effectively vaccinate a substantial proportion of the people,” said the director of the National Institute of […]

American governance model has gone into decline: researcher

TEHRAN – A Lebanese political researcher believes that the U.S. as a model of capitalist democracy has failed to present itself as a republic that relies on values. “The United States tried, through its political rhetoric, to present itself as a republic that relies on values and principles, but it drifted towards power and interests,” […]

Iran a successful model for the region: ex-Lebanese minister

TEHRAN – Noting that the world is looking to Iran as an inspiring example for Islamic movements, former Lebanese labor minister Tarad Hamadeh says that the Islamic Republic founded a successful model for the region. “There is no doubt that the Islamic Revolution due to importance and status of Iran will have an impact on […]

This week in the US: The ‘model nation’ for no nation anymore

Thursday, 07 January 2021 7:57 AM  [ Last Update: Thursday, 07 January 2021 8:07 AM ] Supporters of US President Donald Trump walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, the US, on January 5, 2021, one day ahead of a joint session of the US Congress to certify the Electoral College vote that confirmed Joe Biden as the presidential […]

New Organizing Model Helps Build Worker Power

Above photo: Nurses of Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital on 2 days strike after contract negotiations ended with no agreement, in New Rochelle, New York, on December 1, 2020. Lev Radin / Pacific Press/ Lightrocket via Getty Images. Organizing the Unorganized During COVID-19. Meet the volunteer organizing team helping non-union workers during the pandemic. When the […]

Soleimani The Leader and The Role Model

Source In the name of Allah the Merciful the Most Gracious Images of his face were circulated all over the world, his name filled the horizons of the globe, and his star cast a shade over the Mujahideen. He was dedicated to obeying the guardian, the Imam and the Leader Khamenei. He journeyed the squares […]

In 2019, A Fashion Model On ‘PROJECT RUNWAY’ Named ‘KOVID KAPOOR’ Designed A Mask 33 Weeks and 3 Days Before First ‘COVID-19’ Case Appeared

On season 17 of the fashion design show, which aired in 2019, a designer named Kovid Kapoor participated in a “Head To Toe” challenge, which asked contestants to create a printed design look that covers the model’s entire body. Kovid Kapoor’s design ended up being a red plaid suit with an accompanying face mask, which, […]

Jewish-Arab Hackathon Aims to Model New Projects and Ties in Jerusalem

The Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – A group of 20 young entrepreneurs took part in a new initiative by Jewish and Arab entrepreneurs to build new projects for the benefit of Jerusalem. The first Jewish-Arab-Jerusalem Hackathon took place this month in Margalit Startup City near the First Station […]

Giant model bids to raise money for Spanish healthcare workers

A giant figure depicting a frontline healthcare worker was unveiled in central Madrid on Friday as part of efforts to celebrate and raising money for health care workers in Spain. “Supersanitario” depicts a female health worker in scrubs, wearing a cape and has an ‘S’ on her chest. Smaller versions of the figure are being […]

Former model accuses Trump of sexual assault in 1997

WASHINGTON — A former model has accused US President Donald Trump of groping and forcibly kissing her in 1997 — the latest allegation made against the Republican incumbent just weeks before he seeks reelection. Amy Dorris told Britain’s The Guardian that Trump sexually assaulted her in his VIP suite at the US Open tennis tournament […]

Reclaiming Public Health: The Communalist Healthcare Model

Above photo: New York City nurses and other hospital professionals protest dangerous working conditions and a change in sick leave policies during the Covid-19 pandemic on April 17, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images. The pandemic has exposed the failures of hierarchical, profit-based healthcare systems — but social ecology offers a model to democratize public health. […]

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