Posts Tagged ‘power’

Inequities in access to COVID-19 medical products continue as power of corporations expands

COVID-19 cases persist all over the world, causing special concern in regions where vaccination rates are low due to inequities in access to vaccines. As the pandemic continues, analyses of the global response continue to point out the dangers of the predominant multi-stakeholder driven campaigns. One of the latest in line of such analyses is […]

There’s a long tradition of describing Israel lobby’s power — so long as you don’t criticize it!

U.N. human rights investigator Miloon Kothari has now apologized for criticizing the “Jewish lobby.” But Israel advocates including Alan Dershowitz, Stu Eizenstat, JJ Goldberg and Bari Weiss have long acknowledged the power of the Israel lobby in forming U.S. policy, and said it expresses the goals of the Jewish community. Source

Germany accuses Russia of power play over gas supply

“It’s a power play”: Germany not impressed by Russia’s politcal shouldering over gas Source

Expert: Russian Gas Cutoff Could Collapse European Power Grids

A Swedish analyst warned that Russian shutting-off gas to Europe could see prices soar and even collapse electrical grids.  Source

Kratos: The ‘Cruel’ Greek God of Strength and Power Who Served Zeus

Greek mythology is full of gods and goddesses, heroes, and deities who play roles in countless stories of love, courage, and redemption. Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

Interview 1736 – James Corbett on Media, Truth and Power

James talks to Alison Morrow about his new documentary series, The Media Matrix. They discuss the history of the mass media, its effects on the population, how media power translates to political power, the printing press’ role in the creation of the nation-state and the electronic media’s role in the creation of globalization, where media […]

Iran emerging as drone power

TEHRAN – After years of assiduous efforts, Iran has now mastered the process of producing state-of-the-art drones, something that has added another element to Iran’s military prowess.  Source

When People Know Power Ultimately Lies in Themselves, That’s Real Democracy

BY RHODA WILSON ON JULY 20, 2022 • ( 8 COMMENTS ) What is politics, but the way human groups make collective decisions? The barriers to solving any of the world’s problems are political, not technical. If there is no political hope, then there is no hope, period. Where is hope to be found? Pardon the cliché—it is to be found in […]

The power of makeup: Joanna Paliospirou shows us her impressive transformation (PHOTOS)

Joanna Paliospirou enjoys a new normality, now also as a symbol of strength and optimism that inspires many more women to overcome difficulties, even their own personal tragedies that might be simple in comparison to the vitriol victim. She recently shared another scene from her daily life: She was left in the hands of the… […]

Donna Edwards’s defeat affirms the fact, Israel lobby’s power comes from the Benjamins

If you had any question why Joe Biden went to Saudi Arabia and destroyed his own credibility by making friends with the murderous Crown Prince, AIPAC and the Democratic Majority for Israel gave you the answer Tuesday night. In a House district in Maryland just over the D.C. line, they spent more than $6 million […]

Jan. 6 panel reveals new details of Trump’s fringe-driven push to hold power

A swath of Donald Trump’s top advisers and Cabinet officials began urging him to concede defeat by mid-December 2020, after the Electoral College’s official vote to make Joe Biden president, according to testimony the Jan. 6 panel aired Tuesday. The select committee at its Tuesday hearing revealed video of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, […]

The Language We Use To Talk About Inequality, Power, And Class Matters

In the US, discourses of inequality seldom are rooted to the nation’s long history of violent class conflict. Two examples of that history which come quickly to mind are the 1892 Homestead steel strike in Pittsburgh, which earned a place in labor history as the Homestead Massacre and the 1921 coal strike known as the Battle of Blair […]

Meghan Markle Promotes Sales Of ‘Womens Power’ Necklace To Support Planned Parenthood

Meghan Markle has endorsed a pro-abortion necklace with sales of the jewelry being donated to Planned Parenthood. Markle’s move is part of a trend from celebrities publicly supporting abortion following the US Supreme Court’s reversal […] The post Meghan Markle Promotes Sales Of ‘Womens Power’ Necklace To Support Planned Parenthood appeared first on News Punch. […]

A Study in the Abuse of Power – High Court of Australia

The colony’s courts today are first and foremost  corrupt to the core. The so called judicial registrars/magistrates/judges are not in office lawfully. On thing that they do is abuse their power, where most people are OBLIVIOUS to this. They literally act with impunity. See the above document within the link: http://classic.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/download.cgi/cgi-bin/download.cgi/download/au/journals/UNSWLawJl/1999/47.pdf Source

Twitter Is Taking the Indian Government to Court Over ‘Abuse of Power’

Twitter has challenged the Indian government for the first time over its increasing control over social media in the world’s largest democracy. A person with knowledge of the matter confirmed to VICE World News that the San Francisco-based company is seeking a judicial review of government orders to take down tweets and user accounts in […]

The Supreme Court has curtailed EPA’s power to regulate carbon pollution – and sent a warning to other regulators

The U.S. has entered a new era of administrative law, with an activist court asserting its power to curtail what it perceives as the excesses of regulatory agencies – and not always waiting for those agencies to complete their work. Source

Israeli Apartheid: The power of the frame, the shame of the name

Even a scholar who opposes the label says, “Israel does not have a case against apartheid.” That is the power of the apartheid framing. The label for Israel has gained broad acceptance because of the widening awareness of the death of the Two State Solution — that Israel never really wanted a legitimate, contiguous Palestinian state. […]

Can the Power of Hypnosis Kill Pain and Boost Brain Power? Studies Say Yes

Hypnosis is a much maligned and misunderstood aspect of mind “tinkering.” Many people think of hypnosis as a person clucking around like a chicken on stage after having a pocket watch dangled in front of his eyes. There’s more to this field of study. In 2000, Brain Research Bulletin published a paper about the brain […]

Milad Ebadipour joins Power Volley Milano

TEHRAN – Iranian volleyball outside hitter Milad Ebadipour has joined Italian volleyball club Power Volley Milano. Source

South Korea becomes 7th Full-fledged Space Power

On June 21, 2022, a 200-tonne South Korean space launch vehicle (KSLV-II), or Nuri, finally took off from the Naro spaceport in Goheung County, Jeollanam-do Province. The Ministry of Science and ICT and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) announced that all tasks of the flight had been completed. On June 22, KARI established two-way […]

Denied electricity, Palestinian villages learn to live with solar power

Living without basic amenities in the caves after their houses faced repeated demolitions and attacks from Jewish settlers, coupled with restrictions from the Israeli army, residents of the Palestinian village of Tana, have learned to fill the gap by using renewable resources, Anadolu News Agency reports. Bassam Khatatbeh and his family, including nine children, are […]

Power Vacuum Caused by Extreme Drought Led to the Spread of Islam

A power vacuum caused by an extreme drought 1,500 years ago in the Arabian Peninsula led to political unrest, war, and societal change. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Important Events Read Later 

New Zealand Socialist Jacinda Ardern, in Power After a Sham Election, Gets Warm Welcome from Biden

President Joe Biden welcomed socialist New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to the White House on Tuesday to discuss economic ties, gun control, and “space exploration” — but not, reports indicated, Ardern’s decision to use Chinese coronavirus measures to delay the 2020 New Zealand election.

Gay Jewish mafia gained more power in Kremlin under Putin, claims former GRU major

Crypto-Soviet Vladimir Putin lifts up the shirt of a five-year-old boy and kisses his stomach in Moscow. This bizarre behaviour made TV news and provoked KGB defector Alexander Litvinkenko to publicy accuse Putin of a being a pederast who was blackmailed by his own security service, the FSB (KGB). Editor’s note: I disagree with the […]

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Biden Disinformation Czar Demands Power to Edit Other People’s Tweets

During an appearance on CNN, FDA chief Dr. Robert Califf asserted that the leading cause of death in the United States is online “misinformation.” Yes, really.

The Power of Presence, How “Living In The Now” Can Change Your Life

Presence is the powerful practice of being in the moment. It is created through an acute awareness of one’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and in our modern day society, being present doesn’t always come easily. The overstimulation and distraction that come from technology, social media, work, family life, social engagements, and the never-ending “to-do” lists […]

Ayatollah Khamenei: Syria Now Looked upon as a Power despite Devastation — UPROOTED PALESTINIANS: SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM

[embedded content] May 8, 2022 Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei says despite the devastation done to Syria by years-long war, the country is now looked upon as a major power. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a Sunday meeting with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad during the latter’s second visit to Tehran. […]

Canada Votes to Give Itself Power to Prosecute Crime on the Moon

A Canadian space law amendment allowing for the prosecution of crimes committed on the Moon passed Canada’s House of Commons at the end of April, Euronews reported on Thursday.

Historic power beam energy test paves way to zap energy to troops from SPACE

Could soldiers in the future receive the power for their equipment from space? A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have demonstrated the feasibility of terrestrial microwave power beaming by transmitting 1.6 kilowatts of power over one kilometer

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