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Brexit, EU & UK

The Guardian Brexit The Tories have voted that animals can’t feel pain as part of the EU bill, marking the beginning of our anti-science Brexit The Tories have already decided to scale back huge parts of […]

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SCOTUS and the US courts 2017-18

Supreme Court of the United States SCOTUS & Brett Kavanaugh It’s time for term limits for Supreme Court justices (Vox) Unlike every other democracy in the world, the US has lifetime appointments for the Supreme Court. […]

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North Korea 2018

See North Korea 2017 2018 Olympics Pyeongchang Randy Rainbow:How Do You Solve A Problem Like Korea? 12 November In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception (NYT) North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic […]

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The Russia probe

See also: Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel John Cassidy: Trump’s Effort to Hobble the Mueller Investigation Must Be Stopped (New Yorker) Officially, the rushed departure from the Justice Department of Attorney General Jeff Sessions was described […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 –

31 October Satoshi Nakamoto Satoshi Nakamoto is not a real person. Satoshi Nakamoto is the pseudonym of the creator of bitcoin. On Oct. 31, 2008, a white paper entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” appeared […]

Canada: Conservative Party and Andrew Scheer
November 8, 2018  //  No Comments
Meet the Scheers: Tory leader Andrew and his wife Jill on faith, politics and parenting Clement admits to multiple infid ...
Wednesday Night #1914
November 14, 2018  //  No Comments
YES, WEDNESDAY NIGHT IS ON DESPITE PROBLEMS WITH USUAL EMAIL WHICH I HOPE WILL BE SOLVED WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS TOPICS ...
Trump administration: U.S. Economy 2017-18 Chapter II
November 2, 2018  //  No Comments
Economic Policymaking in the Age of Trump By 2006 Nobel Laureate Edmund S. Phelps For decades, America has suffered from ...
Climate change, natural disasters
November 10, 2018  //  No Comments
9 natural disasters that took the lives of hundreds of thousands The Global Climate Action Summit The Really Big One An ...