Posts tagged with ‘law’

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Where Can I Move My Money To?

by Facilitate Global

  Where Can I Move My Money To? There’s a wide range of alternative financial providers that you can move your money to, from well known names like Nationwide and the Cooperative Bank through to local credit unions and community development finance institutions. Credit Unions Ethical Banks Building Societies CDFIs Other Credit Unions Cooperatives that […]

Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Family Unification

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Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Family Unification ADALAH PRESS RELEASE (Haifa, Israel) Last night, 11 January 2012, at 9 pm, the Israeli Supreme Court in a 6-5 decision, delivered a 232-page judgment upholding the constitutionality of the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law – 2003 (as amended 2007). This law severely restricts Palestinian Arab […]

ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA

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ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA Stephen Lendman Internet freedom’s on the line. SOPA and PIPA threatened Net Neutrality and free expression. So does ACTA. More on it below. For now, the largest online protest in Internet history got Congress to abandon SOPA and PIPA for now but not permanently. Expect resurrection in modified form. […]

LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military

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LA Police Department Conducts Joint Exercises with the Military Dan Bacher The LA Police Department, known for its brutality and corruption over the years, and the U.S. military conducted joint “tactical exercises” in downtown LA this week. One Black Hawk, a helicopter that has served in combat in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan and […]

Stop Warmongering in the Middle East

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Stop Warmongering in the Middle East Richard Falk The public discussion in the West addressing Iran’s nuclear program has mainly relied on threat diplomacy, articulated most clearly by Israeli officials, but enjoying the strong direct and indirect backing of Washington and leading Gulf states.  Israel has also engaged in covert warfare against Iran in recent […]

Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring

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Rights Group Slams Governments For “Double Standard” on Arab Spring William Fisher Predicting that the current Middle East unrest would continue through 2012, Amnesty International is slamming Western governments for their tepid responses to peaceful protests, for their “double standard,” and for being more concerned with preserving their political and economic interests than with the […]

Revealed: The FBI’s Secretive Practice of “Blackballing” Files

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Revealed: The FBI’s Secretive Practice of “Blackballing” Files Jason Leopold Have you ever filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the FBI and received a written response from the agency stating that it could not locate records responsive to your request? If so, there’s a chance the FBI may have found some documents, […]

A.I.P.A.C.

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A.I.P.A.C. Persuading Americans to break the law? Clive Hambidge Habituation writes James Austin M.D “means that repeated stimuli yield a decreasing response.” Conversely and importantly he goes on, “Sensitization implies that responses increase when stronger stimuli are repeated.” For in this understanding, “we are addressing the basis of the freshness of vision of the artist […]

Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law

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Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law Stephen Lendman On January 10, Haaretz writer Jonathan Lis headlined, “Knesset passes (Law to Prevent Infiltration) that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial,” saying: “The bill would make ‘illegal’ migrants and asylum seekers liable to jail, without trial or deportation, if caught staying in Israel for ‘long periods.’ ” […]

Iran: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

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Iran: It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again Einstein defined stupidity as doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. Aijaz Zaka Syed January 08, 2012 “Arab News” – – This dangerous game of brinkmanship and perpetual bickering between America and Iran has been played out for over three decades now. Little […]

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence

by soraya

Systematic West Bank Settler Violence  Stephen Lendman B’Tselem’s been on the story for years.  Settler violence is longstanding, troubling, and largely without accountability. Since September 2000 alone (the beginning of the second Intifada), the toll includes 50 Palestinians killed.  Since December 1987  (the first Intifada’s onset),  it’s 115, besides many more injured, including children. With few exceptions, settlers initiate […]

British Education – dumbing down or smartening up?

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British Education – dumbing down or smartening up? John Parsons Growing up in the post war period; educational expectations were limited for the majority of people. The most coveted education was to obtain one of the very few Grammar School places by taking the 11+ exam. Future social mobility was almost guaranteed if you gained […]

The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context

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The impact of Sustainable Development in a Political, Legal and Moral Context Introduction Lilian Nyamwaro The concept of Sustainable Development has risen gradually over the last forty years. There has been a growing concern over the negative impact of human activity on the environment. The deteriorating condition of the environment has lead to a widespread […]

Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment

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Saving Sergeant Shalit, Condemning Palestinians to Torture and Children to Imprisonment Clive Hambidge A boy soldier returns home to assuage the ‘righteous indignation’ of Israel, no longer “sensitive [even] to its image of democracy.”   Palestinian soldiers and civilians of no blame, who were incarcerated and held in Israeli prisons for resisting the brutal occupation of […]