Etiqueta: Politicians

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The German activists starving themselves to make politicians face the climate crisis

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In a cluster of tents close to the Reichstag building in Berlin are a group of activists who have said they are prepared to starve themselves to death to highlight the lack of ambition among Germany’s main political p...

Politicians should take note: an energy crisis is quietly building

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Price spikes in the global energy market are meant to happen during the cold months of a northern hemisphere winter, which is why their arrival now is alarming. It suggests the current mini-crisis – which, embarrassin...

Revelado: how Tory politicians fought plans to tackle air pollution

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Conservative councillors, MPs and local associations have vocally opposed measures to clean up air pollution, often in opposition to government policy, una investigación de The Guardian ha encontrado. Transport decarbonisation is ...

Fury as US politicians fly into Kabul in midst of evacuation effort

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Two members of US Congress flew unannounced into Kabul airport in the middle of the chaotic evacuation, stunning State Department and military personnel who had to divert resources to provide security and information ...

Seth Meyers on Cuomo: ‘Latest in a long line of disgraced New York politicians’

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On Wednesday evening, Seth Meyers addressed the resignation of New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo – a shocking reversal of political fortune from pandemic hero to disgrace. In a press conference announcing his resignat...

South Korean politicians seek to criminalise ‘semen terrorism’

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Politicians in South Korea are seeking to make amendments to an existing law in order to make “semen terrorism” a punishable sex crime. The move comes after a string of controversial court verdicts that have punished ...

Hypocritical politicians prefer to let drug users die than admit policy is a failure

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Will began his heroin addiction as a prison inmate: él era 21 years old and behind bars when he first smoked the drug. The story of his life up to that point, and ever since, was one of abandonment and neglect by the ...

As our Olympians bring us together, so our politicians tear us apart

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I accept that the Olympic Games leave some people cold. There are those who don’t like sports at all. There are those who are scornful about some activities that now qualify as Olympic sports. Then there are those who...

Protesters disrupt Republican politicianspress conference in support of Capitol rioters – video

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Protesters shut down a press conference by Congress members Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louis Gohmert and Paul Gosar about the arrests and investigation of the 6 January attack on the US Capitol.The far-right ...

People in the UK want bold climate action – why aren’t politicians listening?

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The fight against climate change is often presented as a binary decision between a costly but sustainable future or missing environmental targets while protecting people’s jobs. Not only is this framing environmentall...

Footballers can say it, but for England’s politicians, ‘sorry’ really is the hardest word

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These days English people expect more from our football team than our government. Which is a funny old switcheroo, when you think about it. My apologies to the other home nations for making the “we” of this particular...

Texas borderlands too often a photo op for politicians pushing stereotypes

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Edward Marquez, the father of my classmate when I was growing up, became a border community hero in 1994 Cuándo, as a state district judge from El Paso, he initiated a rare legal maneuver that resonated along the Texas-...

England and Southgate stop divisive politicians hijacking Euro 2020 success

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As Gareth Southgate’s players revelled in the ecstasy and singalongs at a joyful Wembley on Wednesday and millions celebrated beyond, England itself seemed transported, not like a country bruised by divisive politicia...

‘Bring it home’: politicians and fans prepare for England v Denmark clash

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England football supporters are limbering up to roar their team to victory in their Euro 2020 semi-final, knowing a win will take them to within touching distance of major silverware for the first time in more than ha...

As we lose respect for our politicians, democracy itself is taking a hit

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A senior politician plunges Icarus-like out of the sky – a reminder that few careers carry such high risk. Why would anyone do it? On the first rung of that political ladder, Labour candidate Kim Leadbeater faces the ...

25 corporations marking Pride donated over $10m to anti-LGBTQ+ politicians – study

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June is Pride month, and many US corporations are advertising their support for the LGBTQ+ community. A new study, sin emabargo, has found that 25 companies otherwise eager to wave the rainbow flag have donated more than $...

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