“We don’t want to reproduce the repressive structures we are fighting against” – Webinar on Education Not for Sale: Fighting Racism and Capitalism

“We don’t want to reproduce the repressive structures we are fighting against” – Webinar on Education Not for Sale: Fighting Racism and CapitalismUpdateNick Estes, Shaeera Kalla, Maria Santiago and Linda Tabar discussed different strategies to end racism and capitalism on campus as part of the student conference, “Decolonising our campuses: students unite against oppression,” organized … Continue reading ““We don’t want to reproduce the repressive structures we are fighting against” – Webinar on Education Not for Sale: Fighting Racism and Capitalism”

“The call for decolonisation is coming from Palestine” – Webinar on Challenging Israeli apartheid on campus

“The call for decolonisation is coming from Palestine” – Webinar on Challenging Israeli apartheid on campusUpdateRafeef Ziadah, Drashti Brahmbhatt, Jeremy Phillips, Anwar N., and Camila Mattar Hazbun discussed campaigns organised to end complicity with Israeli apartheid as part of the students’ conference, “Decolonising our campuses: students unite against oppression”, organized from 13-15 November, 2020. January … Continue reading ““The call for decolonisation is coming from Palestine” – Webinar on Challenging Israeli apartheid on campus”

A Death and a Settlement as Bayer Continues Trying to End Roundup Litigation

Seven months after Bayer AG announced plans for a sweeping settlement of U.S. Roundup cancer litigation, the German owner of Monsanto Co. continues to work to settle tens of thousands of claims brought by people suffering from cancer they say … The post A Death and a Settlement as Bayer Continues Trying to End Roundup … Continue reading “A Death and a Settlement as Bayer Continues Trying to End Roundup Litigation”

Operation “Lipstick on a Pig”: Was the “Violent Insurrection” at the Capitol a 9/11 Retread?

The media could not move faster to support the impeachment of Donald Trump and to place the responsibility for inciting a “violent insurrection” at his feet.   Whether it was the progressive magazine The Nation, the conservative newspaper the Wall Street … The post Operation “Lipstick on a Pig”: Was the “Violent Insurrection” at the … Continue reading “Operation “Lipstick on a Pig”: Was the “Violent Insurrection” at the Capitol a 9/11 Retread?”

For A Healthier Lifestyle, Kerala Couple Opens Home Nursery, Earns Rs 25,000 a Month

When it comes to going the extra mile for their child’s health, one couple from Kerala has it easy — they just have to make a trip to their terrace. Close to their son’s birth, in 2014, Remya and Shijith, based in Kannur district, decided to cultivate crops on their 2,000 square foot terrace to … Continue reading “For A Healthier Lifestyle, Kerala Couple Opens Home Nursery, Earns Rs 25,000 a Month”

Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon

More than a hundred candidates who ran in municipal elections last November in cities across Brazil’s Amazonian states are on the environmental regulator’s “dirty list” for violations committed over the past decade. That’s the finding from an analysis by Agência … The post Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon appeared first … Continue reading “Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon”

Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon

More than a hundred candidates who ran in municipal elections last November in cities across Brazil’s Amazonian states are on the environmental regulator’s “dirty list” for violations committed over the past decade. That’s the finding from an analysis by Agência … The post Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon appeared first … Continue reading “Brazil Elections Boost Environmental Violators to High Office in Amazon”

How a Couple is Using Threads to Help 180 Assamese Women Increase Their Income

“I have been weaving from a very young age but it is only now that I am getting paid for my efforts,’’ says 25-year-old Rumi Payeng. She along with her friends cannot believe that 10 days of work would instantly get them Rs 3,000. Moreover, they tell me that they were able to complete all … Continue reading “How a Couple is Using Threads to Help 180 Assamese Women Increase Their Income”

Toxic Sludge Is Good for You – Corporate Propaganda and Public Relations

This is the second in a series of 4 posts about propaganda. The title of the previous post is ‘You are Surrounded by Propaganda’. The title of this post is taken from the book of the same name by John … The post Toxic Sludge Is Good for You – Corporate Propaganda and Public Relations … Continue reading “Toxic Sludge Is Good for You – Corporate Propaganda and Public Relations”

Airport Authority of India Announces 368 Vacancies, Salary Over Rs 140000/ Month

The Airports Authority of India (AAI), a Public Sector Enterprise has announced recruitment for 368 vacancies. The advertisement was released in November 2020, but the last date for submission of applications has been revised to 29 January 2021. To apply, candidates must have a degree in Engineering, Science, or Business, but a Graduate Aptitude Test … Continue reading “Airport Authority of India Announces 368 Vacancies, Salary Over Rs 140000/ Month”

‘Perfectly Healthy’ Florida Doctor Dies Weeks After Getting Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Miami medical examiner is investigating the death of 56-year-old Dr. Gregory Michael who reportedly died from a rare autoimmune disease 15 days after being vaccinated. Michael’s wife wants her husband’s death to serve as a warning to others. *** The … The post ‘Perfectly Healthy’ Florida Doctor Dies Weeks After Getting Pfizer COVID Vaccine appeared … Continue reading “‘Perfectly Healthy’ Florida Doctor Dies Weeks After Getting Pfizer COVID Vaccine”

The Digital-Financial Complex is the True Center of Power: “Is the Goal to Ignite Massive Civil Unrest?”

On Tuesday, the U.S. Army General Staff issued a memorandum strongly condemning the violent riots in Washington on January 6 and announcing that the U.S. military will “obey lawful orders of civilian leadership” and “defend the U.S. Constitution against all … The post The Digital-Financial Complex is the True Center of Power: “Is the Goal … Continue reading “The Digital-Financial Complex is the True Center of Power: “Is the Goal to Ignite Massive Civil Unrest?””

WHO: No Guarantee COVID Vaccines Will Prevent People from Being Infected

At a virtual press conference held by the World Health Organization officials warned there is no clear evidence COVID-19 vaccines are effective at preventing asymptomatic infection and transmission. *** At a virtual press conference held by the WHO Dec. 28, … The post WHO: No Guarantee COVID Vaccines Will Prevent People from Being Infected appeared … Continue reading “WHO: No Guarantee COVID Vaccines Will Prevent People from Being Infected”

No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus

On Nov. 9, 2020, Pfizer, Inc. announced that the experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 vaccine for COVID-19 it developed in partnership with Germany’s BioNTech SE had an efficacy rate of 90 percent, based on the results of human clinical trials … The post No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus appeared first on … Continue reading “No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus”

No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus

On Nov. 9, 2020, Pfizer, Inc. announced that the experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) BNT162b2 vaccine for COVID-19 it developed in partnership with Germany’s BioNTech SE had an efficacy rate of 90 percent, based on the results of human clinical trials … The post No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus appeared first on … Continue reading “No Evidence COVID-19 Vaccines Will Block Spread of Coronavirus”

Fighting a Corona Phantom

The Great Covid Hoax Covid 19 is a phantom. Slaying a phantom is what the mythic Spanish hero Don Quijote attempted to do by ‘tilting at windmills’ he imagined to be monsters. But now almost everybody has got into the … The post Fighting a Corona Phantom appeared first on Global Research.

Fighting a Corona Phantom

The Great Covid Hoax Covid 19 is a phantom. Slaying a phantom is what the mythic Spanish hero Don Quijote attempted to do by ‘tilting at windmills’ he imagined to be monsters. But now almost everybody has got into the … The post Fighting a Corona Phantom appeared first on Global Research.

Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia

The visit of Moldovan President Maia Sandu to Ukraine last week is the first interaction between the two neighboring countries at the highest level in recent years. For Sandu, this trip became her foreign policy premiere since she became president … The post Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia appeared … Continue reading “Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia”

Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia

The visit of Moldovan President Maia Sandu to Ukraine last week is the first interaction between the two neighboring countries at the highest level in recent years. For Sandu, this trip became her foreign policy premiere since she became president … The post Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia appeared … Continue reading “Meeting Between Moldovan and Ukrainian Leaders Was to Coordinate Actions Against Russia”

Italy on Brink of Civil Disobedience as Public Defies Absurd Virus Decrees

Italy adopted a three-way system of restrictions shortly before Christmas and has since been changing up measures on a regional basis depending on the latest coronavirus infection rate data. Restaurants and cafes in several regions have been forced to shut down or operate as takeaways only to avoid people assembling in large groups indoors. But several businesses across … Continue reading “Italy on Brink of Civil Disobedience as Public Defies Absurd Virus Decrees”

The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct a Theory

“We just want the facts, please.” –Detective Joe Friday, Dragnet “You notice a powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity in this room?”  The question boomed by Big Daddy in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may have never … The post The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct … Continue reading “The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct a Theory”

The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct a Theory

“We just want the facts, please.” –Detective Joe Friday, Dragnet “You notice a powerful and obnoxious odor of mendacity in this room?”  The question boomed by Big Daddy in Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may have never … The post The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct … Continue reading “The Corona Crisis: The Conspiracy Is Obvious. Here Are Facts to Construct a Theory”

Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID Spread

Liberals may be able to argue with Fox News or even Republican politicians. But what happens when a peer reviewed study comes out of one of their coveted and prestigious universities in California potentially showing that their collective reaction to … The post Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID … Continue reading “Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID Spread”

Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID Spread

Liberals may be able to argue with Fox News or even Republican politicians. But what happens when a peer reviewed study comes out of one of their coveted and prestigious universities in California potentially showing that their collective reaction to … The post Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID … Continue reading “Peer-Reviewed Study “Did Not Find Evidence” Lockdowns Were Effective in Stopping COVID Spread”

780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of US Presidential Transition

The Higher Planning Council (HPC) of the Civil Administration approved today plans to build 780 housing units in settlements, most of them deep in the West Bank (714 units (92%) in settlements that Israel will have to evacuate under a … The post 780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of … Continue reading “780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of US Presidential Transition”

780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of US Presidential Transition

The Higher Planning Council (HPC) of the Civil Administration approved today plans to build 780 housing units in settlements, most of them deep in the West Bank (714 units (92%) in settlements that Israel will have to evacuate under a … The post 780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of … Continue reading “780 West Bank Settlement Housing Units In Palestinian Lands, Approved Ahead of US Presidential Transition”

If the Frogs Should Win

Two frogs no more than four centimetres in length: they seem so insignificant. But much is riding on them, namely a constitutional court case that could stop mining development in most of Ecuador. The Long Nose Harlequin Frog, last seen … The post If the Frogs Should Win appeared first on Global Research.

The NYT: Vaccine “Risk-Benefit Analysis” for Pregnant Women, Those Unlikely to Become Seriously Ill “Not Clear Cut”

The NYT publishes four articles from doctors under a “Four Ways to Fix the Vaccine Rollout” banner. One of them “Don’t Pressure the Vaccine-Hesitant” by doctors Peter Doshi and Jennifer Block admits there is no evidence vaccination makes sense for the vast majority of the world population: For those unlikely to become seriously ill with … Continue reading “The NYT: Vaccine “Risk-Benefit Analysis” for Pregnant Women, Those Unlikely to Become Seriously Ill “Not Clear Cut””

Navalny Arrested For Refusing To Die

AS THE plane transporting Alexei Navalny back to Russia touched down in Moscow, authorities, absolutely not at the direction of Vladimir Putin, arrested the Putin critic, charging him with one count of ‘failure to die from poisoning as instructed’. Charged with a number of other crimes ranging from being ‘critically well’ and ‘still breathing’ Navalny’s… … Continue reading “Navalny Arrested For Refusing To Die”

What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting

As more and more meetings take place over the videoconferencing service Zoom, it stands to reason that journalists will receive more and more audiovisual material leaked from such gatherings. This new leak medium poses unique challenges, requiring care to avoid exposing sources through digital watermarks or images of the user interface. At least one Zoom … Continue reading “What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting”

Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment

As Trump’s term comes to a dramatic close, the administration’s last minute effort to rush through multiple mining projects that pose a grave environmental risk is lost in the headlines *** Buried deep in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) … The post Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment appeared first on … Continue reading “Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment”

Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment

As Trump’s term comes to a dramatic close, the administration’s last minute effort to rush through multiple mining projects that pose a grave environmental risk is lost in the headlines *** Buried deep in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) … The post Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment appeared first on … Continue reading “Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment”

MLK Day Special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words

Today is the federal holiday that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was born January 15, 1929. He was assassinated April 4, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39 years old. While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the … Continue reading “MLK Day Special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words”

How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power

Seeking prestige and power within the military, CENTCOM chief Gen. Kenneth McKenzie has deployed a series of bureaucratic and PR moves to drive the latest episode in US-Iran tensions. *** During the final two months of the Trump administration, a … The post How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power … Continue reading “How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power”

How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power

Seeking prestige and power within the military, CENTCOM chief Gen. Kenneth McKenzie has deployed a series of bureaucratic and PR moves to drive the latest episode in US-Iran tensions. *** During the final two months of the Trump administration, a … The post How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power … Continue reading “How CENTCOM Chief McKenzie Manufactured an Iran Crisis to Increase His Power”

Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People

Ever since at least the Iraq War of 2003, the fundamental alternatives facing North American and European elites have been constant. One alternative might have been to accept a certain loss of global power so as to share global influence … The post Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People appeared … Continue reading “Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People”

Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People

Ever since at least the Iraq War of 2003, the fundamental alternatives facing North American and European elites have been constant. One alternative might have been to accept a certain loss of global power so as to share global influence … The post Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People appeared … Continue reading “Western Society in Crisis: Repression and Impoverishment of Their Own People”

“Leaking”: Digital Activism Is Today’s New Radicalism

A new radicalism is rocking the foundations of modern politics, rapidly destroying venerated but defunct notions about our political systems and replacing them with new activism and political configurations of astonishing sophistication and power. Though there remain unresolved problems and … The post “Leaking”: Digital Activism Is Today’s New Radicalism appeared first on Global Research.

This School Made of Sandstone in the Middle of The Thar Desert Needs no ACs

Can you imagine children studying in the middle of the Thar desert, where day temperatures peak close to 50 degrees Celsius and harsh winds cause sand to blow through the day? An architectural marvel, located just a six-minute drive away from Jaisalmer’s famous Sam Dunes, has taken shape in Kanoi village, with an aim to … Continue reading “This School Made of Sandstone in the Middle of The Thar Desert Needs no ACs”