Posts Tagged ‘relief’

Businesses Welcome Relief From Supreme Court on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

Businesses welcomed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that ordered a temporary stay on an economy-wide federal requirement that forced them to choose between hefty fines and protecting the personal health care rights of their employees. The U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Joe Biden’s mandate that all private sector employers with at least 100 workers […]

Discover Iran’s ‘oldest’ bas-relief carvings in Kermanshah

TEHRAN – Iran is somehow an open-air museum of ancient and prehistoric heritage, which testify to the colorful past of the nation yet many of them are nearly lost in time. Among those, Anubanini bas-reliefs are widely believed to be the oldest rock reliefs in the country. They are four reliefs that are associated with […]

Nearly $100 billion pilfered from pandemic relief funds, roughly 100 arrested, Secret Service

Nearly $100 billion has been stolen from pandemic relief funds, according to the Secret Service. The stolen money was diverted from the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program and a third program created to issue unemployment assistance funds, the agency said Tuesday, according to CNBC.  Over $2.3 billion has so […]

Relief Foundation, Basij to build 5,000 houses for the deprived

Relief Foundation, Basij to build 5,000 houses for the deprived – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation and the Basij will provide 5,000 houses for the underprivileged families across the country, Mehr reported on Monday. A memorandum of understanding has been signed with the Basij and Housing Foundation regarding the construction of 5,000 […]

Turkish aid group to give relief amid deadly drought in Somalia

A Turkish humanitarian aid group announced Tuesday that it will take part in an ongoing relief campaign in Somalia because of a climate change-related deadly drought that has killed at least six people in the past week, Anadolu News Agency reports. “We are currently planning CR zones. We plan to donate food and water there. […]

Oil, Gas Industry, Other Stakeholders: Oil Reserve Release Temporary, Real Relief Calls for Domestic Energy Production

Reaction to President Joe Biden’s announcement on Tuesday that he is releasing some 50 million barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve has been swift and critics agree that the move is only a temporary fix and won’t reduce the ongoing rise of gas prices at the pump. That will require Biden reversing his policies that […]

Hard to Grasp Relief of Man Holding His Phallus Found in Turkey

The latest excavations at a Neolithic site in Turkey’s southeastern province of Şanlıurfa in the Anatolia region have brought to light a fascinating five-figure relief dating to the Neolithic period. Featuring both animals and humans, the relief is believed to be a composition. The most striking figure in this relief is a frontal depiction of […]

Taxi Drivers Plan Hunger Strike For Debt Relief

Above Photo: Taxis parked in protest at New York City Hall. (RBLFMR / Shutterstock) A Group Of Protesters Hope The Action Will Force A New Plan From City Hall To Help Them Pay Off What They Owe On Medallion Loans. After 30 days of protesting outside City Hall, a group of New York City taxi medallion […]

Greek Reporter Delivers $172,000 in Fire Relief to Victims on Evia

Credit: Greek Reporter From the first moment of the awful fires of August 2021 on Evia island, Greek Reporter deployed its team in Greece not only to report on the disaster of epic proportions, but also to mobilize the Greek Diaspora and Philhellenes around the world to offer support to the fire victims. It was […]

Relief foundation to create 748,000 jobs by March 2022

Relief foundation to create 748,000 jobs by March 2022 – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will create 748,000 jobs by March 2022, marking the end of the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan. “Some five million employed people are currently supported by the Foundation,” IRIB quoted Morteza Bakhtiari, the head of the Foundation, as […]

Raw milk gives a child relief and healing from chronic eczema

A repost from 2015 … still very relevant Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch “Eight months ago, Shaylin Downs struggled to make it to school. Her chronic eczema saw her spend days in a wheelchair, travelling to Taranaki Base Hospital three times a week for treatment, unable to enjoy many of the opportunities her school friends did…” […]

Sassanid bas-relief to be installed on original place atop steep canyon

Sassanid bas-relief to be installed on original place atop steep canyon – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Fars province’s tourism directorate is set to reinstall a massive bas-relief, attributed to the Sassanid king Shapur I, on its original place near the entrance of a cave atop a steep canyon in southern Iran. “This magnificent bas-relief is to […]

Groups worry about tapping COVID relief for infrastructure

Organizations representing long-term care facilities on Friday urged lawmakers working on a bipartisan infrastructure plan to avoid dipping into COVID-relief funds to help pay for the roughly $600 billion in new spending sought for the public works buildout. The request comes as lawmakers are struggling to finish up negotiations over the package amid stubborn disagreements […]

Relief For Millions As US Apex Court Keeps Eviction Bans In Place

Above Photo: A “Cancel The Rents” demonstration by the Party for Socialism and Liberation in Oakland, California. Liberation. In a step that brings relief for millions of low-income families across the United States, the Supreme Court decided against a stay on a federally-imposed eviction moratorium. In a step that brings relief for millions of low-income […]

Latest Vindolanda Find: A Strange Naked Man on a Carved Relief Tablet

Recent excavations at the British Roman fort of Vindolanda near Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland, England have produced a fascinating and unique artifact, according to  a new announcement  from the Vindolanda Trust. While digging beneath the floor of a fourth-century structure unearthed at the sprawling site, volunteers Richie Milor and David Goldwater were shocked to find […]

France holds global talks to offer debt relief for Sudan

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday the cancellation of Sudan’s $5 billion debt to France as part of efforts to help the country in its transition to democracy. The announcement was made at a Paris conference gathering African leaders and international creditors. The conference aimed at marking Sudan’s reintegration into the international community after […]

Farmers Sue Biden Administration Over ‘Racist’ COVID Relief Plan

A farmer plants corn in the Marvin Chapel field in Mount Airy, Maryland on May 19, 2020. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)US NEWS BY KATABELLA ROBERTS May 7, 2021 Updated: May 7, 2021biggersmallerPrint A disabled white farmer has sued President Joe Biden’s administration over his COVID-19 loan forgiveness program, alleging he can’t participate because he is white. Adam Faust, a […]

Comic Relief with Racist Puppets

I don’t know where this is from, but it I find it to be fairly comical and worth a share. WorldTruth link Share now! Source

Iran Says US Has Yet To Offer Enough Sanctions Relief

Above photo: Officials from the six countries still party to the nuclear deal held preparatory talks. EPA. A US official said the Iranians have made ‘unrealistic demands’. The fourth round of talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal kicked off in Vienna on Friday. Iran’s top negotiator said he believes the US is “serious” about returning […]

Amid Pandemic, India’s Jews Try to Stay Safe While Offering Relief to the Hardest Hit

(JTA) — Nissim Pingle, the head of Mumbai’s Jewish community center, hasn’t left his home since March. That’s when COVID-19 began to overtake India. A second wave of infections has overwhelmed its health system and is producing a daily death toll of at least 4,000. The country is on track to have the world’s highest […]

India’s Jews try to stay safe while offering relief to the hardest hit

Nissim Pingle, the head of Mumbai’s Jewish community center, hasn’t left his home since March. That’s when COVID-19 began to overtake India. A second wave of infections has overwhelmed its health system and is producing a daily death toll of at least 4,000. The country is on track to have the world’s highest death toll […]

NY Jewish federation sending $200K in COVID relief to India

UJA-Federation of New York announced $200,000 in grants to four organizations working on COVID relief efforts in India. The grants are focused on providing equipment and relief in hard-to-reach and especially vulnerable communities in the country, where a second wave of infections has overwhelmed hospitals and crematoria. The funding will include a $60,000 grant to […]

Experts clean famed bas-relief in southern Tehran

TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has cleaned the well-known 19th-century bas-relief, which is carved on a rock face in Cheshmeh-Ali, southern Tehran. A restoration operation has been completed on the Qajar-era relief of Cheshmeh Ali, which had recently been damaged in an act of vandalism by an individual (or individuals), throwing hair […]

Theater and club owners can apply for federal relief — on Shabbat

A $16 billion federal relief fund for the entertainment industry opens Saturday, when observant Jews will have to wait until sundown to apply. Jews in the live-events industry who don’t use electronics or engage in work on Shabbat said it puts them at a disadvantage for the first-come, first-serve COVID-19 relief grants. They and others […]

Saint Vincent Volcano Disaster Relief

[embedded content] FROM GO FUND ME: Saint Vincent Volcano Disaster Relief The La Soufrière volcano in the small Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines erupted on April 9th 2021 for the first time in 42 years. This natural disaster has displaced tens of thousands of people from their homes and has uprooted […]

The Weeknd donates $1m to relief efforts in Ethiopia

The Weeknd has pledged to donate $1 million (approx £7,21,250) to Ethiopian relief efforts in the midst of continued violence in the country. The platinum-selling R&B artist, who was born to Ethiopian immigrant parents, took to social media to express: “My heart breaks for my people of Ethiopia as innocent civilians ranging from small children to […]

COVID ‘Relief’ Spending Was Enough to ‘Put Every Home in the US on Solar Power — for Life’

By Matt Agorist It is now April 2021 — thirteen months into “two weeks to flatten the curve.” Since March of last year, Americans and the world alike have watched from the sidelines as power hungry politicians have ushered in draconian lockdowns, shutdowns, police state measures, and brought the economy to its knees. While governments […]

U.S. “COVID Relief” Was Enough To Give Every Taxpayer $41,870

Via: Foundation for Economic Education: The sheer immensity of this spending is hard to grasp. For context, $6 trillion is more than one-fourth of what the US economy produces in an entire year, according to Fox Business. The COVID spending blowout is at least eight times bigger than the (inflation-adjusted) price tag of President Franklin Delano […]

Democrats bank on relief aid to win back wary working class

When Joe Biden visited this corner of southwestern Pennsylvania in the final weeks before the election, his goal wasn’t to win it so much as to show the area’s overwhelmingly white working-class electorate that his party was at least willing to try. “A lot of white, working-class Democrats thought we forgot them,” Biden said after […]

Saving Ourselves: Autonomous Disaster Relief In Texas

The failure of the state. On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with participants in autonomous groups across Texas, including Cooperation Denton, Stop the Sweeps in Austin, Mutual Aid Houston, Houston Tenants Union, and North Texas Rural Resilience. late thread, but I wrote a piece last week for @grist on how mutual aid […]

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