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Message to Democrats: embrace economic bread-and-butter issues to win

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As he set about disembowelling Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill last month, Joe Manchin paused to offer some cheerful advice for outraged progressives. “[A]ll they need to do,” said the West Virginia senator, “is el...

‘Witches are icons’: Americans embrace their family ties to Salem trial victims

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What do Hollywood actor Humphrey Bogart, Senator Mitt Romney and half the US presidents have in common? They are all alleged descendants of someone involved the 1692 Salem witch trials, in which an infamous outbreak o...

‘My homeland, my only love’: fleeing Afghans embrace 1998 song

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As yet another generation of Afghans fled their homeland over the past fortnight, one song has resonated as a poignant anthem for the exodus. My Homeland – Sarzamin i Man in Farsi – was written in 1998 by the singer D...

Embrace Communist rule, China tells Tibet on 70th anniversary of invasion

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All Tibetans should embrace Communist party rule and share the “cultural symbols and images of the Chinese nation”, a senior Chinese official has said at an event celebrating 70 years since the People’s Liberation Arm...

Why we should embrace population decline

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Laura Spinney (Why declining birth rates are good news for life on Earth, 8 July) provides a much-needed deconstruction of the “birth dearth” alarmist angst predicting economic and societal collapse as people across t...

Martin Rowson on politicians’ embrace of the English football team – cartoon

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If we want to fight the climate crisis, we must embrace nuclear power

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On 30 April, the Indian Point nuclear power plant 30 miles north of New York City was shut down. For decades the facility provided the overwhelming majority of the city’s carbon-free electricity as well as good union ...

‘Accidental meat’: should carnivores embrace eating roadkill?

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Motorists shoot me funny looks as I sheepishly cross a scrubby verge, trying my best to conceal the dead pheasant under my arm. I am in a part of Saddleworth Moor called the Isle of Skye by locals, and have just colle...

Team GB embrace ‘unity in diversity’ theme for Tokyo Olympics kit

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Team GB’s athletes will step out at the Tokyo Olympics in heat-resistant kit intended to celebrate “unity in diversity” – and, in a nod to the host city, it is emblazoned with the words “Great Britain” in Japanese typ...

Polish activists embrace ‘equality jogging’ at Pride parades

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Polish activists are set to embrace “equality jogging” at this summer’s Pride parades following the success of exercise sessions under rainbow flags in public spaces across the country as a show of defiance following ...

Make it rain: US states embrace ‘cloud seeding’ to conquer drought

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With three-quarters of the US west gripped by a seemingly ceaseless drought, several states are increasingly embracing a drastic intervention – the modification of the weather to spur more rainfall. The latest report...

‘Computers are marvellous!’: older people embrace internet in lockdown

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Before the pandemic struck, 79-year-old Jim Whelan barely used his computer. The online world was a mystery and an irrelevance to him. A year on, however, Whelan can give computer geeks half his age a run for their mo...