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Rick Perry wants to “renegotiate” the Paris Agreement. Here’s what that means.: A meeting among President Donald Trump’s senior advisors to figure out the administration’s stance on the Paris Agreement is reportedly back on after an earlier one was called off. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Steve Bannon, Jared Kushner, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Nationa...
The US Border Has Suddenly Become More Hostile for Journalists Like Me: One night several years ago in Myanmar, I returned to my hotel after dinner and found the lobby full of cops. They were there to get me. I’d been teaching creative nonfiction writing—aka journalism—under a government-approved program through the US Embassy. But for reasons unknown, at the conclus...
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Trump e Facismo. Exacerbação da Intolerância Racial e Religiosa Prenuncia Novas Tragédias: “Se o governo dos Estados Unidos realmente quisesse acabar com o terrorismo, atacaria os terroristas brancos de direita dentro dos Estados Unidos, e imporia um maior controle sobre quem pode obter armas”, Marjorie Cohn, jurista norte-americana entrevistada para esta reportagem.…
Trump has Major Trip to Saudi Arabia Planned, will Discuss Massive Weapons Deal for Saudis: Bowing to pressure from the H.R. McMaster, Dina Powell, Gary Cohn coalition, President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip is scheduled to be in Saudi Arabia, multiple sources confirmed after Steve Holland of Reuters first reported rumors of …
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Looming 'catastrophe' in East Africa proves why world must tackle climate change, says Oxfam: Nearly 11 million people in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia are dangerously hungry and in need of humanitarian assistance
Donald Trump's administration aims to counter 'urgent threat' of North Korea attack by tightening sanctions : US says it remains prepared 'to defend ourselves and our allies'
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Cui Bono?: Donald Trump has spent a lot of time in the courts, so he must be familiar with the legal concept of “cui bono” – “who benefits?” When a crime is committed, the likeliest culprit is the person who benefited from the deed. But he certainly did not apply that principle when deciding to attack a Sy...
South Africa: Last Chance for the ANC: The African National Congress has ruled South Africa for 23 years, ever since the end of apartheid and the first free election in 1994. Twenty-three years is a very long time in politics, and you would expect it to be losing power some time around now. But it was a great and noble institution in...
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FCC to reverse net neutrality, rejects ‘hysterical prophecies of doom’: The FCC has announced that they will vote on overturning net neutrality rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. If passed, ISPs would be allowed to give or sell access to “fast lanes” and block traffic to others. Read Full Article at RT.com
Sex scandal in Russian orphanage: Graduate opens up on years of mass pedophile abuse : Children at a St Petersburg orphanage were "threatened to be sent to a mental health facility" if they refused to please their abusive tutors, a graduate has revealed in a shocking documentary, which prompted a large-scale investigation and multiple arrests. Read Full Article at RT.com
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100 Days Into Trump Presidency, Christians Grapple with Polarization Within the Church: Since Inauguration Day, I’ve seen a lot of emotional outbreaks from the people of America — people on separate ends of the political spectrum, on separate ends of what it should mean to be a person of faith in America. These divisions have been reinforced with violent hate crimes and rants from c...
Anti-Semitic Acts Have Surged Since Trump Election Win, According to Watchdog Group: Anti-Semitic incidents, from bomb threats and cemetery desecration to assaults and bullying, have surged in the United States since the election of President Donald Trump, and a "heightened political atmosphere" played a role in the rise, the Anti-Defamation League said on April 24.
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The Thorny Road to Food Security: Despite more than a decade of high economic growth and promising development, food insecurity and famine are still plaguing Africa. Currently, many countries in eastern Africa are in the midst of a drought and more than 15 million people are facing severe food and water shortages. It is a humanit...
The Restoration Revolution: The tension between urban and rural populations in countries around the world is emerging as a 21st century polarizing political force, and its potency may be rooted in rising inequalities. Nowhere is the urban-rural divide more acute than on the issue of jobs. While agriculture has been the trad...
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Press freedoms at tipping point: RSF: Press freedom is declining globally, warns Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontières, today releasing the 2017 World Press Freedom Index showing press freedoms “in the worst state we have ever seen.” “Once taken for granted, media freedom is proving to be increasingly fragile in democra...
Journalism Matters: F&O’s fresh sheet: French election a pivotal European test, by Richard Maher Analysis French voters go to the polls on April 23 for the first round of what has been the most unorthodox, unpredictable and potentially momentous presidential contest in recent French history. It could have repercussions far beyond the ...
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Is your food expired or ugly? Eat it, is good for you!: By Zabeth Salome Chedraui It is very possible to imagine a world in which people recycle the food that they consider as waste. Nashville has been selected by the Natural Resource Defense Council as a model city on food waste reduction. Many restaurants in the city are participating in the Food Sa...
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
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