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Video of Boris Johnson saying Trump showed 'stupefying ignorance' over past comments about London was broadcast onto Big Ben during the president’s visit

www.businessinsider.com - An anti-Brexit protest group launched a series of new campaigns on Monday, broadcasting controversial messages on famous London landmarks during President Donald Trump's first state visit to the Unit…

In legal victory for Assange, Swedish court rules against extradition

www.wsws.org - The Uppsala District Court yesterday ruled against a bid by Swedish state prosecutors for the country to formally detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in absentia, which would have set in motion a…

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question

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‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050, New Report Suggests

www.vice.com - A harrowing scenario analysis of how human civilization might collapse in coming decades due to climate change has been endorsed by a former Australian defense chief and senior royal navy commander. …

Turkey squashed by Idlib pressure

www.al-monitor.com - Today is the last day before the end of the Ramadan fast according to the lunar calendar, for those observing it in Turkey. In keeping with the significance of “Arife,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip…

Of Two Minds - A Quiet Revolution Is Brewing

www.oftwominds.com - Politics as practiced in a bygone era of stability no longer offers any solutions to these profound disruptions. I recently read a fascinating history of the social, political and economic context of…

China issues warning to students, academics on studying in the US amid trade war

thehill.com - China on Monday issued a warning to students and academics about the risks of studying in the United States amid the trade war between the two nations, Reuters reported. The Ministry of Education sai…

China continues to deny Tiananmen, but we won’t let the world forget | Rowena Xiaoqing He

www.theguardian.com - He was just a kid, but he cried like an old man in despair.” Liane was trying hard to steady her emotions when she described to me how she had attempted to hold back a young boy whose unarmed brother…

West Virginia Senate Passes Sweeping Education Bill to Ban Teacher Strikes

portside.org - The West Virginia State Senate on Monday passed a sweeping education overhaul bill that would deem teacher strikes unlawful. The chamber voted 18-15 to advance the measure — after Senate Republicans …

Opinion | Democratic Voters Want Impeachment. The House Dawdles.

www.nytimes.com - Until quite recently, Democratic House leaders justified their refusal to begin an inquiry into impeaching Donald Trump by saying that it wasn’t something their rank-and-file voters cared about. “I c…

The world needs topsoil to grow 95% of its food – but it's rapidly disappearing

www.theguardian.com - The world grows 95% of its food in the uppermost layer of soil, making topsoil one of the most important components of our food system. But thanks to conventional farming practices, nearly half of th…

Getting poorer while working harder: The 'cliff effect'

theconversation.com - Forty percent of all working-age Americans sometimes struggle to pay their monthly bills. There is no place in the country where a family supported by one minimum-wage worker with a full-time job can…

Sears’ bankruptcy has burned thousands of vendors worldwide

nypost.com - If you think shopping at Sears can be sad these days, it’s nothing compared to doing business with the struggling chain. Michelle Chan — whose Hong Kong-based company Mien Co. Ltd. manufactures handb…

Israel's Role In 9/11

www.informationclearinghouse.info - After the arrest, the FBI obtained a warrant to search Urban Moving System’s Weehawken, N.J., offices. Papers and computers were seized. The company owner Dominick Suter, also an Israeli, answered FB…

Opinion | Americans must accept that none of these things ever happened

www.washingtonpost.com - By Dana Milbank Dana Milbank Op-ed columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist June 3 at 7:12 PM Oh no, he didn’t. I believe President Trump when he says “I never called Meghan Ma…

Opinion | Trump’s visit to Britain will be remembered as a low moment for a ‘special relationship’

www.washingtonpost.com - By Editorial Board June 3 at 4:01 PM PRESIDENT TRUMP’S visit to Britain this week represents a final miscalculation by the country’s hapless prime minister, Theresa May. Having repeatedly failed to w…

Inside a Flashy Trump Project in Uruguay: Cash Shortages and Mismanagement

www.nytimes.com - The lawsuit is pending in Uruguay. One possibility is that Fortune Realty will seek “un embargo” of the property, which could prevent YY from selling some units until the litigation is resolved. Hist…

The Unique, Addictive Dread of Chernobyl

www.vanityfair.com - Chernobyl, the five-part miniseries concluding tonight on HBO, is not just excellent television; it’s paradigm-shifting historical storytelling, the kind of tale that alters, ever-so-subtly, the text…

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