Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: London

‘Dark day for everyone who believes in justice’: UK Tories defeat...

The British Conservative Party has won a decisive majority in Thursday’s general election paving the way for Britain’s exit from the European Union by Jan. 31.

1,000+ arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests in London enter second week

"The world we are leaving for the children and grandchildren is going to be horrendous and we let it happen. It happened on our watch. So we have to stand up and fight or lie down and fight."

Brits don’t mince words: The most irreverent and radical signs from...

They took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. president's hate-filled policies.

Exposure to air pollution from traffic increases risk of low birth...

Term low birth weight, defined in the study as a weight less than 5 pounds 8 ounces, can have lifelong implications for health, with increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and hypertension in later life.

London mayor urges Britain to disinvite Trump

It is hard to see how Trump’s drunk uncle night time Twitter rants are not hurting the United States and its soft power in diplomacy.

Populism of the 1%: Why the same billionaires are behind Trump...

These complex ties reveal a clear and resounding message.

Fracking Pumps Up Public’s Climate Fears

Governments worldwide are finding that public opposition to fracking for gas is growing because of concerns that it will worsen climate change.

Sadiq Khan Overcomes Nasty Attacks From Conservatives, Becomes London’s First Muslim...

The Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan has just become London’s first Muslim mayor.

British Government Accuses Putin of Ordering Assassination in London

While attempting to expand Russia’s influence into Syria and the Ukraine, Putin has also been accused of ordering the assassinations of numerous investigative journalists and political opponents.

Amidst Burgeoning Wealth, Market Driven Homelessness in London

Whether someone is destitute because they are an asylum seeker waiting for Home Office support, a divorced man who cannot cover his rent, someone with alcohol or drug concerns, or a young woman out of work, without savings, homelessness is not a crime

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

We'll judge Trump Medieval Madness as we do other historic low points, like McCarthyism, interning the Japanese or 250 years of slavery plus a century of Jim Crow brutality.

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct border wall

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.