Posts Tagged ‘sovereignty’

NATO’s Article 4 and Article 5 Jeopardizes American Sovereignty at the Norfolk Naval Base

by Renee Parsons As if the US contribution of  “roughly” 75% of NATO’s budget was not enough of a gift, the American public and much of Congress have remained oblivious to collaborators within the US government who have relinquished the Norfolk Naval Station to NATO forces.   With its military forces led by a NATO […]

France will stand by Greece whenever its sovereignty is under threat, FM Colonna tells Dendias in Paris

France reiterated its position as an ally and friend that will stand by Greece before threats against its sovereignty, French Foreign Affairs Minister Catherine Colonna said in Paris on Friday after meeting with her Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. Colonna, appointed after the recent national elections, said France would follow developments closely and assured Greece of… […]

Achieving Self-Funding Local Sovereignty As Food Systems Collapse

“Deglobalizing” and “dedollarizing” have been much in the news. Reducing dependence on the global supply chain and the U.S. dollar are trends that are happening not just internationally but locally. In the United States, we have seen movements both for local food independence and to divest from Wall Street banks. The burgeoning cryptocurrency movement is […]

Food sovereignty as a path to liberation and justice

As apartheid Israel’s siege of Gaza enters its 15th year, food sovereignty, climate justice and self-sufficiency have become central issues in the greater fight for justice and Palestinian liberation. Source

Food sovereignty and the colonization of Palestinian agriculture

The Palestinian table is famous for its abundance, but Palestinian food sovereignty is under threat due to Israel’s system of settler-colonialism and apartheid. Source

Pandemic Treaty Will Relinquish US Sovereignty to WHO if it Declares Pandemic, Including Vaccine Mandates, Bill Gates is Largest Donor

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations donations to WHO match or exceed that of the US government, the largest donor. Gates is in a position to dictate WHO policy. Source: Off-Guardian By Kit Knightly The first public hearings on the proposed “Pandemic Treaty” are closed, with the next round due to start in mid-June. We’ve […]

Information Sovereignty More Important Than Ever

The elimination of Russian media across the West and to a greater extent from across US-based social media platforms used worldwide, is a stark demonstration of the power the West still wields within global information space. It is a wake-up call for nations around the globe regarding the threat of leaving a nation’s information space […]

Eritrea Versus AFRICOM: Defending Sovereignty From Imperialist Aggression

The rapid expansion of AFRICOM on the African continent should be a cause for concern as African nations are quickly surrendering their sovereignty to the US. As the only country without a relationship to AFRICOM, Eritrea bears the brunt of US vilification. We must salute Eritrea’s ongoing project of national liberation. The U.S. has built […]

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – At a UN General Assembly meeting on Thursday, 157 countries voted in favor of a draft resolution on the permanent sovereignty of Palestine over the occupied territories. The United Nations approved the draft resolution on “Permanent sovereignty of Palestine over […]

We will not cede our sovereignty … under He Whakaputanga you have no authority over us

NZ’s lamestream media reports on a press conference in Northland where the folk are not too sucked in by the pressure to be injected with the untested, still trialing, mRNA experimental jab. With typical lamestream bias anybody asking pertinent questions of the (not) esteemed PM Ardern is dubbed a ‘heckler’ as was the man with […]

Sleep Walking Into Subservience: Sovereignty or COP26

Commentary Some Australians are more worried about net zero climate policies than defending our freedom and sovereignty, ironically against the largest polluter the world has ever known. And some Australians are profiting from pushing climate policies. At no time since World War II has Australia, the Indo-Pacific, and the free world been at more risk […]

Facebook and Washington vs Internet Sovereignty

Another serious warning sign of Washington’s interest in expanding its campaign of global interference was sounded during a hearing in front of the US Congress featuring Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen. While at face value it appears to be a promising step in the direction of reining in Facebook’s abusive monopoly over the flow of information […]

Food Sovereignty: A Manifesto for the Future of Our Planet

At the 1996 World Food Summit, in a debate about how we organize our global food systems, La Via Campesina coined the term food sovereignty; to insist upon the centrality of the small-scale food producers, the accumulated wisdom of generations, the autonomy and diversity of rural and urban communities and solidarity between peoples, as essential […]

USA’s Military Base in India: Security and Sovereignty issues

USA may operationalize the 2016 Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA), by insisting on building a military base in India, for use as a staging area for beyond-the-horizon surveillance and “launching attacks on terrorists in and around Afghanistan”. The US Administration is embarrassed by its capitulation to Taliban (signing a peace treaty with Taliban at […]

Iran’s fuel shipments violate Lebanon’s sovereignty

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Iranian fuel shipments imported by the Hezbollah movement constitute a breach of Lebanon’s sovereignty, according to comments published by his office, reports Reuters. “The violation of Lebanon’s sovereignty makes me sad,” Mikati told CNN in an interview, his office said in a posting on Twitter. He added: “But I’m […]

Holy Sovereignty: How the English Church Resisted a Norman Takeover

The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 brought enormous social and political upheaval to English society. Structures and institutions that had been in place for centuries were replaced by Norman ones, or erased entirely. Ecclesiastical institutions were not exempt from this turmoil. As the Normans took control and the balance of power began to shift, […]

Tamils in Sri Lanka demand the restoration of their lost sovereignty

The Sinhala/Tamil relations and the ethnic conflict intensified immediately after the independence of the Island on February 04, 1948. The rise of Tamil nationalism is not entirely a new phenomenon but only resurgence. The institutionalization and entrenched structure  of genocide of Tamils since independence is the main cause of the conflict that caused the deaths […]

Will EU Form its Army to Reinforce Sovereignty?

In 2012, the European Union received the Nobel Peace Prize for “advancing the causes of peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe”. But in less than ten years, instead of continuing to promote the aforementioned values, the EU “is taking two big steps to bolster its defense capacity and engage in military conflicts through […]

Aine: Radiant Celtic Goddess of Love, Summer, and Sovereignty

Aine is often remembered as a Celtic goddess of love. But she was also a deity of wealth, sovereignty, and the summer. Her sensitive and joyful personality brought her many followers in the Celtic world. The heart of her cult was located in Limerick, Ireland, though her fame spread like the sun’s rays over many other […]

Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

28 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett The Western leadership and establishment media have once again derided the Syrian presidential vote, but the people don’t care. They’re too busy celebrating the outcome of the election and the defeat of terrorism in their country. The irony of media outlets and pundits from America tweeting about what […]

Sabras, cemeteries and sovereignty: 73 years of the country with two histories

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Russia holds the key to German sovereignty

February 17, 2021 A more sovereign Germany closer to Russia and China may be the straw that breaks the US hegemon’s back By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times Last week we traced the necessary historical and geopolitical steps to understand Why Russia is driving the West crazy. And then, last Friday, right […]

In assertion of sovereignty, Palestinians launch postcodes in West Bank

The Palestinian Authority announced Sunday that it would begin using its own postal codes, a move at easing the delivery of parcels in the disputed territories, as well as asserting sovereignty. International mail sent to or from the West Bank currently has to pass through Jordan or Israel. But the PA said Sunday that it […]

Native Americans Condemn Biden: ‘STOP Attacking Our Sovereignty’

A Native American tribe has slammed the Biden administration for the suspension of oil and gas leasing on tribal lands. The letter, addressed to Biden’s Acting Secretary of the Interior, Scott de la Vega, attacks Secretarial Order No. 3395. The order “temporarily suspends delegations of authority regarding leasing and permitting on federal lands, with a significantly […]

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership in the deep South

Image Credit: Cooperative Jackson A little over a year ago Abrianni Perry, a 28-year-old transplant from Houston, came to Cooperation Jackson to learn about cooperatives from people who’ve been doing it for decades. She’s been happily plunging her hands into the rich West Jackson, Mississippi ever since.  “It’s a beautiful thing to be able to […]

Why Does The World Ignore «Israeli» Violations of Lebanese Sovereignty?

By Denijal Jegic, TRT Last week, civilians in several towns on Lebanon’s southern border were faced with illumination flares and phosphorus munitions fired by the “Israeli” army into Lebanese territory. The “Israeli” regime initially spoke of a “security incident” and later announced it was conducting strikes on “Hezbollah posts” without presenting any evidence. Numerous international […]

In Defence of Sovereignty

August 18, 2020 By Francis Lee for the Saker Blog For the benefit of Frau Merkel & Nordstream-2 No sovereignty = No democracy: If a State is subordinate to another State or group of states it is no longer sovereign. That is to say if it ceases to exercise control over its vital policies, economic, […]

Czechs Slam Pompeo After His Arrogant Assault on Their Sovereignty

‘We are a sovereign country’: PM Babis tells Pompeo Czechs will decide for themselves what to do with their nuclear plant & Huawei US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Czech PM Andrej Babis at a joint news conference in Prague, Czech Republic, August 12, 2020. © Reuters / Petr David Josek / Pool RT.com […]

‘Shared Sovereignty’: How a group of translators is trying to reshape the conversation in Israel-Palestine

Like many second-generation Israelis, Yehouda Shenhav’s Arabic mother tongue slipped away from him. The reason why one of Israel’s most esteemed academics – of Iraqi origin –  speaks Arabic and translates Arabic literature may have some sort of subconscious root in his background, but his fluency mainly arose from conversations with the late Palestinian polymath […]

Iran’s Future Will Be Prosperous: A 150-Year Fight for Sovereignty From Oil to Nuclear Energy

Cynthia Chung July 28, 2020 This is Part 3 of the series “Follow the Trail of Blood and Oil”.  Part 1 is a historical overview of Iran’s long struggle with Britain’s control over Iranian oil and the SIS-CIA overthrow of Iran’s Nationalist leader Mosaddegh in 1953.  Part 2 covers the period of the Shah’s battle with the […]

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