Posts Tagged ‘tackling’

US and China commit to tackling climate crisis ‘with seriousness and urgency it demands’

The United States and China have agreed to work with other countries to address climate change days before President Joe Biden is set to host a virtual summit on the issue. The two countries, which represent the world’s two biggest polluters, struck the agreement last week during talks in Shanghai between US climate envoy John […]

Nazi prank highlights the need for greater care in tackling antisemitism

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Nazi prank highlights the need for greater care in tackling antisemitism April 9, 2021 by Andre Oboler Read on for article At 10:30pm on April 1, a group of Melbourne based neo-Nazis posted an April Fools’ Day prank to their channel on the Gab social media platform. The […]

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis

Infrastructure Plan Doesn’t Come Close To Tackling The Housing Crisis Above photo: Activists outside a homeless camp in Philadelphia on September 9, 2020. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images. There is no safety net for housing, making any assistance during economic recessions difficult to deliver. The spending plans that the Biden administration released this week laid […]

Study: ‘Big Five’ social-media platforms earn ‘B-’ in tackling hate online

Browse > Home / News / Study: ‘Big Five’ social-media platforms earn ‘B-’ in tackling hate online March 18, 2021 by JNS Read on for article An “explosion of hate and lurid conspiracies” proliferating across various social media platforms has been observed this year, the Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Tuesday in announcing the release […]

Unexploded bombs at military site hinder Australian firefighters tackling enormous ‘life-threatening’ blaze

Firefighters in Western Australia are being prevented from reaching at-risk homes due to unexploded bombs buried in the ground, as they tackle a huge blaze that has ripped through more than 9,000 hectares of land since Saturday. The fire is located near the town of Lancelin, some 160km north of Perth, and is advancing at […]

Dutch gov’t to appoint national coordinator on tackling antisemitism

The Dutch state parliament will appoint a national coordinator to fight antisemitism in the EU and a number of other countries, and to strengthen the official approach towards dealing with threats, discrimination and intimidation, Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus said on Sunday. The appointment comes after a worrying rise in antisemitic incidents in the country, which […]

UK Civil Service Has Become Infested with Radical Ideas on ‘Tackling Whiteness’ – Report

Britain’s Civil Service, which is supposed to be a politically neutral body, has become infested with “explicitly anti-white” doctrines, according to veteran journalist Charles Moore Signs of something being amiss first came in June, as ‘politically neutral’ senior civil servants joined the stampede to openly endorse the Black Lives Matter movement. In an article for […]

Tackling corruption: Why Saudi Prince Muhammad’s approach raises questions

By James M. Dorsey Leave aside for a moment questions of due process. Analysis of Saudi Arabia’s three largest corporate failures explains why Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s recent moves look more like a power and asset grab than a credible effort to eradicate corruption. Dependency on government contracts was at the core of the […]

Russian Navy’s brand new icebreaker Ilya Muromets floats off (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Work on the ship, which is built to explore northern latitudes, started in April 2015 and is expected to finish in late 2017. It is the first icebreaker completed in Russia in 40-45 years for the Navy, according to news agencies. The vessel is designed to have a cruising range of 12,000 nautical miles and […]

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Saudi embassy branded ‘Daesh bank’ in Berlin projection stunt (PHOTOS)

Artist Oliver Bienkowski and the Pixel Helper collective performed the stunt to draw public attention to Saudi Arabia’s egregiously bad human rights record and country’s alleged support of extremist groups. Although Saudi Arabia plays one of the key roles in the US-led coalition aimed at eradicating Islamic State, the kingdom has faced criticism from its […]

Israel detains Washington Post bureau chief in Jerusalem accusing him of ‘incitement’

William Booth, the Washington Post’s Jerusalem bureau chief, was conducting interviews by the Damascus Gate outside of the Old City’s walls in Jerusalem this afternoon when Israeli border police detained him and accused the journalist of incitement. A statement released by the police said Booth had a role in “disturbance of the peace” for “propaganda […]

25% of Fish Sold At Markets Contain Plastic Or Man Made Debris

Roughly a quarter of the fish sampled from fish markets in California and Indonesia contained man-made debris—plastic or fibrous material—in their guts, according to a study from the University of California, Davis and Hasanuddin University in Indonesia. The study, published last week in the journalScientific Reports, is one of the first to directly link plastic and […]

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