Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tag: France

French women march for equal rights in solidarity with women around...

Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women of the world on International Women’s Day.

French activists and lawmakers fight to ban Black Friday

French politicians and activists say prohibiting Black Friday would help prevent waste and overconsumption.

France upstages Trump at G7 by inviting Iran to salvage nuclear...

Trump breached the Iran deal in 2017, slapped severe sanctions on Iran and then went around the world strong-arming countries not to buy Iran’s petroleum.

What would a Yellow Vest movement look like in the United...

There are many triggers that are likely to spark aggressive mass protests in 2019. Get ready.

Denouncing focus on violence, women march in France to reclaim anti-austerity...

"Macron your goose is cooked, the chicks are in the street!"

More than a thousand arrested as Yellow Vests protests over economic...

Some 1,220 people were arrested in France on Saturday as more than a hundred thousand took to the streets – leading to a lockdown...

Shattering Europe?

Why Trump’s Paris fiasco really matters.

New study: Eating organic foods reduces your risk of getting cancer

"Although our findings need to be confirmed, promoting organic food consumption in the general population could be a promising preventive strategy against cancer." 

Debate: Jeremy Corbyn, antisemitism and the British media

It is the Labour party’s hesitation on this point, and Corbyn’s history of pro-Palestinian activism and criticisms of Israel, that have proven so problematic.

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4 Minnesota cops fired after appearing to kill handcuffed man on video

Recorded on cellphone video physically abusing a handcuffed and motionless man for several minutes, four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday for needlessly causing...

Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."