Posts Tagged ‘struggle’

Afghans will struggle for their lives this winter, says Red Cross

“The economic hardship is there. It’s very serious, and people will struggle for their lives,” Martin Schüepp, director of operations at the ICRC. Source

The ‘principal threat’: Time to talk about the Palestinian class struggle

On Monday, 31 October, Palestinians in the town of Al-Eizariya, east of occupied East Jerusalem, observed a general strike. The strike was declared part of the community's mourning of 49-year-old Barakat Moussa Odeh, who was killed by Israeli forces in Jericho a day earlier. This is not an isolated case. General strikes have been observed […]

Can Israeli provocation stop the West Bank struggle?

TEHRAN- For the third day in a row, Israeli settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian land, have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque but will the provocation slow down the Palestinian struggle for freedom in the occupied West Bank? The dozens of settlers, protected by the occupation forces, raided the third holiest Muslim site in different groups through […]

Can Israeli provocation stop the West Bank struggle?

TEHRAN- For the third day in a row, Israeli settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian land, have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque but will the provocation slow down the Palestinian struggle for freedom in the occupied West Bank? The dozens of settlers, protected by the occupation forces, raided the third holiest Muslim site in different groups through […]

Can Israeli provocation stop the West Bank struggle?

TEHRAN- For the third day in a row, Israeli settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian land, have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque but will the provocation slow down the Palestinian struggle for freedom in the occupied West Bank? The dozens of settlers, protected by the occupation forces, raided the third holiest Muslim site in different groups through […]

Can Israeli provocation stop the West Bank struggle?

TEHRAN- For the third day in a row, Israeli settlers, illegally squatting on Palestinian land, have stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque but will the provocation slow down the Palestinian struggle for freedom in the occupied West Bank? The dozens of settlers, protected by the occupation forces, raided the third holiest Muslim site in different groups through […]

‘Who’s This?’ Broadcasters Struggle To Identify New British Leader At Queen’s Funeral

Two Australian news presenters couldn’t identify British Prime Minister Liz Truss as she arrived at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral Monday and wondered if she was a “minor royal” or local dignitary. “Who’s this?” Channel Nine presenter Tracy Grimshaw asked as Truss and her husband exited a black SUV escorted by a motorcade outside Westminster Abbey. […]

The Global Tamil Community in Collective struggle to Free Tamil Eelam

Tamil Eelam is the historical homeland of the Tamil nation of the island of Ceylon (today known as Sri Lanka). In ancient Tamil literatures, the island was referred to as Eelam. Tamil Eelam is the modern collective name for the Tamil-speaking territories of the precolonial Tamil kingdoms and principalities that existed in the districts of […]

Biden Publishes Autobiographical Memoir ‘My Struggle’

LANDSBERG — President Joe Biden has announced the release of an autobiographical memoir entitled My Struggle, detailing his strategic plans for growing the power of the government and taking over the world. The book reportedly describes the reasoning for his hatred of certain people groups and why his political enemies must be crushed if the […]

Residents Refuse To Be Forced From Homes Won Through Past Struggle

Forty years ago, residents of Philadelphia won a subsidized housing community in the area known as Black Bottom after fighting the discrimination and displacement being used to clear the way for University City. Now the city is allowing that community, 72 residences called University City Townhomes (UCT), to be sold for gentrification. Clearing the FOG […]

As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits

Soaring profits at two of the UK’s biggest energy companies have been described as an “insult” to millions of people struggling amid the cost of living crisis as the high oil and gas prices are […] The post As Households Struggle With Rising Prices Energy Giants Shell & Centrica Enjoy Soaring Profits appeared first on […]

The Push-Pull Of The Abortion Rights Struggle Continues In The US

In the few weeks that have passed since the United States Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, stripping abortion rights from millions of women, the people of the United States have continued to fight back. Despite assurances, the response from the Biden administration to protect the fundamental right has been deemed […]

Biden’s Afghan Refugees Struggle to Find Housing, Help After Being Dumped in California

Afghan refugees dumped into California are struggling to find housing and other help needed to get settled in a new country.

‘Law & Order: SVU’ Star Mariska Hargitay Pens Abortion Tirade: ‘Struggle Is Not Over’

Actress Mariska Hargitay has called for the defense of the Roe v. Wade judgement and continued abortion-on-demand after a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning it went public.

Israel’s Normalization Deals Revive Palestinian Armed Struggle

As Israel held a meeting with US and Arab officials in the Negev region, Palestinian gunmen launched one of the deadliest attacks of its kind in over a decade. It appears that Israel is in for a renewed round of violent resistance to its policies against the Palestinians. The ‘Negev Summit’ conference hosted Arab leaders […]

British Intelligence Intensifies its Struggle against Russia and China in Central Asia

In a recent interview for the The Telegraph Damian Hinds, the British Minister of State for Security and Borders, named the most threatening states with which British politicians and secret service agents must contend. According to him, clear dangers are posed by Russia, China, and Iran. That a representative of Britain’s present-day political and military […]

2021 in review: A year of struggle and victories for the Palestinian cause

2021 was a watershed year for Palestinians. The struggle for Palestinian freedom and liberation saw unprecedented levels of global solidarity. From Jerusalem, to the West Bank, Gaza, and Palestinian communities inside Israel, Palestinians rose up together in defiance of the Israeli occupation, and demanded a better future. The fight against forcible expulsion of Palestinians in […]

Palestinian people should own their struggle, away from the politicians

Sometimes, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) finds good reason to issue stark condemnations. Recent comments by Knesset Member Mansour Abbas, who is part of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition government, have raised the ire of Palestinian officials. Abbas is no stranger to spouting colonial rhetoric since taking up his new role. As Palestinians in […]

America’s struggle at home

Almost a year after Joe Biden’s narrow election victory over Donald Trump, the United States remains on a knife-edge. Many political outcomes are possible. These range from the gradual economic and political reform that Biden is seeking to the subversion of elections and constitutional rule that Trump attempted last January—and that he and the Republican […]

Bending on anti-Zionist politics is a betrayal of the Palestinian liberation struggle

Friendly reminder: US politics are based on a system that profits from and normalizes the Israeli state’s ongoing genocide of the Palestinian people. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I’d like to revisit the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) debacle regarding Congressman Jamaal Bowman that took place recently. For those who need […]

Employees struggle while IT companies see record profits during Covid

Uncertainty continues for thousands of information technology sector employees in Bangalore over when they will be able to return to their offices. Since the beginning of the Covid pandemic early last year staff of major IT companies have been working from home, which has resulted in a whole host of problems particularly for younger, entry-level […]

As Americans struggle to afford rising gas prices, Big Oil profits surge to $174 billion in nine months

While working people in the U.S. struggle to cope with soaring gas prices, global fossil fuel corporations are making record profits. According to a new analysis released Monday by the watchdog group Accountable U.S., 24 of the most profitable oil and gas companies have pulled in a combined $174 billion in profits in 2021, with […]

Moderna CEO: Existing Jabs Will Struggle Against “Highly Transmissible” Omicron Variant

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel has warned that the exicting covid vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant than they were with earlier strains of covid. His comments has sparked fresh concern in the financial markets, sending sending stocks and oil prices lower Al Jazeera reports: Existing covid jabs will struggle against […]

Ethiopia: Abiy Will Lead Army In Anti-TPLF Struggle ‘From The Battlefront’

Above photo: PM Abiy at campaign rally. Mulugeta Abeye/AP. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday that beginning the following day, he would take personal command of the war effort against the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), an armed rebel group that has taken over the northern Tigray region and invaded several neighboring states. […]

Iraq: the Elections are Over, but the Struggle Continues

The daring assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at his residence in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone came as no great surprise, according to many observers. As al-Kadhimi himself said a few hours later, the perpetrators are known and will be punished. The fact is that, throughout the time since the early legislative election results […]

Masar Badil: The Palestinian liberation struggle movement that dare speak its name

Image: Masar Badil–Palestinian Alternative Revolutionary Path Movement Now that news about Masar Badil is beginning to surface, some Palestinians and their allies may be a bit confused. How does this movement differ from initiatives out there, such as the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) and the One Democratic State Campaign (ODSC), that have already achieved […]

Brilliance comes from struggle, the future arises from the past

Brilliance comes from struggle, the future arises from the past – Tehran%20Times     The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) convened its sixth plenary session in Be?ing from November 8 to 11, 2021. At the session, the Central Committee considered and adopted the Resolution on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience […]

Olive Harvest Season: Another Palestinian Struggle against “Israel’s” Eco-Terrorism

Nov 13 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Traditionally a festive season, this year’s olive harvest is once again overshadowed by Israeli vandalism and assaults, resulting in low yields due to the devastating impacts of the Israeli eco-terrorism. The olive harvest season is yet another Palestinian struggle in the face of the colonial Israeli […]

‘It’s my land’: Beita farmers struggle to harvest olives near settler outpost

On the outskirts of the town of Beita, south of Nablus city in the northern occupied West Bank, a young man in a grey hoodie crouches behind some trees, moving discreetly through the olive groves that cover the hilly terrain. To a passerby, Ammar Hamayel, 30, might look suspicious, like he’s doing something he’s not […]

Photo reflects devastation of Palestinian economy as Gaza workers struggle for work

When I first saw the image above, I thought it was a painting. Don’t be fooled by the dynamic light, the chiaroscuro that amplifies the anguish. This is a real photo of real people fighting one and another at a service window of the Chamber of Commerce in Gaza City. The photo was taken earlier […]

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