Posts Tagged ‘sides’

Nancy Pelosi Threatens to Block Brexit Trade Deal, Sides with EU on Northern Ireland

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has threatened to block a free trade deal with Britain should the UK scrap some sections of the Northern Ireland Protocol, a controversial section of the Brexit agreement that has empowered the European Union to effectively divide the United Kingdom.

Meet “Solutions Not Sides,” the Israel lobby group infiltrating British schools

Last month British actor-turned-Twitter-troll Tracy-Ann Oberman ate humble pie. She apologised for libelling academic and activist Philip Proudfoot and was forced to pay out large sums of money in the legal settlement.

Why Turkey is Playing on All Sides in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Ever since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine last month, Turkey has been seeking to project itself as a key mediator between Russia and Ukraine. As it stands, it has even achieved some success as far as its role in facilitating mediation is concerned. This role – and the success it has […]

Three Sides to Every Story Identifying the Official Counter Narrative-Max Igan

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How union drives in Mexico help workers on both sides of the border

Image Credit: Caesar Rodriguez/New York Times This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. What Tom O’Shei remembers most about his visit to Mexico in 2019 is the determination he glimpsed in the hundreds of Mexican workers who paraded through the port city of Lázaro Cárdenas and stopped to pray at a monument honoring […]

Trump-appointed judge sides with cops who brutalized DAPL protesters

Photo Credit: Rob Wilson, Bold Alliance Five years after police brutalized activists opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline, a federal judge appointed by former President Donald Trump has dismissed a lawsuit accusing North Dakota law enforcement officers of excessive use of force—a decision that critics have characterized as a tacit endorsement of the violent repression […]

Donna Edwards: Not ‘Fair’ Media Respects Both Sides When GOP Is Destroying Democracy

Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D- MD) said Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that it was not “fair” that the media acts like there are two equal sides when covering politics because Republicans were destroying democracy and favoring “authoritarianism.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “I want to make clear as someone who worked  at the highest levels of the […]

The Sinister and Ugly Sides of Fashion Shows

Commentary A friend of mine sent me pictures of a famous fashion house’s latest collection for men. I believed that they were for men, for my friend would not deliberately have misled me, but the models on which the clothes were shown looked to me very like severely anorexic women. It was as if they […]

SFSU President sides with tech giants on silencing of Palestinian voices

Editor’s Note: The following press release was issued on November 4, 2021 by the International Campaign to Defend Professor Rabab Abdulhadi. The press release comes as San Francisco State President Lynn Mahoney overturned the decision of a campus panel that ruled the school failed to protect Professors Rabab Abdulhadi and Tomomi Kinukawa from censorship when […]

Hungary’s Orban sides with Poland, rejects EU law primacy ahead of bloc’s summit over LGBTQ

Home » Europe, Politics, Wars / Conflicts » Hungary’s Orban sides with Poland, rejects EU law primacy ahead of bloc’s summit over LGBTQ     Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has once again challenged the idea of the primacy of EU law, accusing Brussels of attempts to infringe upon the rights of the national governments […]

Two centenaries on both sides of the Himalayas

Together the two, on both sides of the Himalayas, is a vast mass of land with almost half of the world population, huge resources, wide varieties of ecologies, agro-ecological and climate zones, and rich with by-gone civilizations fossilized in history. Mountain ranges stand high between them. But the uniformity that once put them on the […]

L.A. Chamber of Commerce Sides with Democrats on Gavin Newsom Recall

The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday the passage of a resolution to oppose the recall against California Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom, ultimately siding with the Democrats on the effort. The chamber, which says they serve more than 244,000 businesses in the L.A. country, released a statement following the passage of their resolution saying they oppose […]

Rightwing smears and ‘both sides’ lies

When covering the excesses of the far right, it’s common for cable news pundits to lump them together with what they usually call the ‘radical’ or ‘hard’ left, arguing that these are issues ‘both sides’ need to deal with. Those most often compared to armed groups of ‘patriots’ like the Oathkeepers, who have members accused of […]

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued in child-labor case

Yesterday, the Supreme Court reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of corporate giants Nestlé USA and Cargill, leaving human rights advocates furious.  Over a decade ago, six men had attempted to sue Nestlé USA and Cargill over claims they were trafficked as child slaves to farms in the West African nation of Ivory Coast that […]

Biden Administration Sides With Florida in Seeking to Dismiss Canadian Drug Import Lawsuit

The Biden administration has filed a motion in federal court seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a pharmaceutical lobby group against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that aims to block prescription drug imports from Canada. With the motion to dismiss, the Biden administration is essentially siding with Florida and New Mexico, the […]

Judge Sides with Atheist Group, Strikes Down Pre-Court Prayer as Unconstitutional

(Christian Headlines) — A Texas judge’s practice of opening his court sessions in chaplain-led prayer violates the U.S. Constitution’s prohibition on government establishment of religion, a federal district court ruled Friday. Judge Wayne Mack, a justice of the peace in Montgomery County, Texas, created a chaplaincy program in 2014 allowing volunteer chaplains to “assist the […]

Touring Gaza, Regional UN Humanitarian Chief Presses Both Sides Over Ceasefire

Lynn Hastings, the head of the humanitarian operations in the West Bank, visits Gaza City May 22, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Nidal al-Mughrabi After touring rubble-strewn areas of Gaza hit by air strikes during fighting between Israel and Hamas, the top UN aid official in the region appealed to both sides on Saturday to observe a ceasefire […]

Netanyahu, Gantz said to weigh fresh partnership; all sides strongly deny notion

A television report Monday said that representatives of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader and Defense Minister Benny Gantz have again discussed a potential coalition partnership after the conflict with Gaza is over, due to the apparent collapse of the possibility of a coalition led by Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett. The […]

Rihanna posts solidarity message for both sides of Israel-Gaza conflict

Grammy-winning pop star Rihanna called for an end to the Israel-Gaza violence, saying her “heart is breaking” in a rare show of solidarity for both the Israeli and Palestinian sides by a mainstream US celebrity. “Innocent Israeli and Palestinian children are hiding in bomb shelters…There needs to be some kind of resolve! We are sadly […]

CIA mocked from all sides over new ‘woke’ recruitment video

The CIA has been mocked from all sides for posting a recruitment video which has been accused of being “full of woke propaganda”. The two-minute video, posted on Twitter on 28 April, features a 36-year-old Latina CIA officer who uses words like “intersectional”, “cisgender”, and “millennial.” Critics said the CIA was trying to get “woke” […]

Burning on Both Ends–Relations of Dominance Cause Distress on Both Sides

           One of the most persistent causes of human distress in world has been that too many human relationships are built around the tendencies of dominance and exploitation. This is true not just of the apparently more hostile  relationships but even of some apparently friendly relationships where the urge for  dominance often remains  at least […]

Sixth Circuit Sides With Christian Professor Who Refused to Use Student’s ‘Preferred Pronouns’

(ABA Journal) — The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a First Amendment lawsuit by a public college professor in Ohio who violated school policy by refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns. The 6th Circuit ruled for Shawnee State University philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether in a March 26 opinion by Judge Amul […]

All sides are “locked and loaded”: what comes next? (OPEN THREAD #9)

Posted on April 12, 2021 by martyrashrakat April 10, 2021 By all accounts, all sides are ready for war. That does NOT mean that war is inevitable, only that there are no more objective factors making war impossible. How long can this “neither quite here, nor quite there” situation last? A long time, at least […]

Switching Sides Inevitable in Israel’s Rowdy Political Landscape

(The Media Line) Israel’s general elections are only 13 days away, but with the electoral picture getting hazier by the day and no clear victor emerging, many analysts and operatives are already gearing for a potential fifth election cycle in two years. The seemingly irresolvable deadlock gripping Israel’s parliament has led to endless campaigning, with […]

Sen Tim Scott: ‘Trump Is the Most Powerful Politician on BOTH Sides’

Sen. Tim Scott says he believes Donald Trump remains “the most powerful political figure on either side.” The Republican South Carolina Senator told Fox News: “I still believe that President Trump is the most powerful political figure on either side, the news loves President Trump, or they hate President Trump, which gives him plenty of […]

JNF and Kahanist leader: Two sides of the same coin

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Ukraine sides with US over Chinese takeover of engine company

The dispute over the ownership of Ukrainian helicopter and jet engine manufacturer Motor Sich seems to have come to an end after Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy sided with the US instead of China. The case, which according to experts has become a political issue between the two superpowers, could cool the otherwise warm relationship between […]

AS THE DUST SETTLES IN DC, TRUMP IS BEING BETRAYED BY ALL SIDES

George Eaton Thursday, January 7, 2021 3:15 After a rousing speech By President Trump in Washington DC Jan. 6th, the million strong, patriotic crowd made their way to the US capital. Once they were pushing against the protective fences and then made their way to the capital balconies, the police retreated inside to the safety […]

NY Jews take sides over whether leaders’ policies are antisemitic

NEW YORK – Accusations of antisemitism against New York’s Democratic leadership are threatening to drive a further wedge between the already wide gap between right-of-center Orthodox and left-of-center progressive Jews in the state.Last week, conservative and right-of-center New Yorkers accused their state’s Democratic leadership of implementing antisemitic policies, with one group calling Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

Supreme Court Sides with Religious Groups Against Andrew Cuomo, 5-4

The U.S. Supreme Court granted an injunction Wednesday evening against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions on religious services in a 5-4 decision that saw Justice Amy Coney Barrett with the conservative majority — and Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberal minority. The Court was responding to a request for an emergency injunction […]

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