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House Democrats are scared to tax billionaires – that’s a costly mistake

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Hierdie week, House Democrats released their proposed tax increases to fund Joe Biden’s $3.5tn social policy plan. The biggest surprise: they didn’t go after the huge accumulations of wealth at the top – representing th...

That way madness lies: why the obsession about diagnosing Robert Schumann?

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Of all the things, one of Robert and Clara Schumann’s grandchildren, Felix, ended up working as a door-to-door lingerie salesman in a New York suburb. On the morning of 25 Oktober 1941, he was found slumped behind the...

Virginia to remove Robert E Lee statue from state capital Richmond

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One of the largest Confederate statues still on full public display in the US is to be removed on Wednesday when the authorities take down the towering bronze depiction of General Robert E Lee from Richmond, Virginia,...

Sirhan Sirhan: Robert Kennedy’s oldest son condemns killer’s possible parole

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Former congressman Joseph P Kennedy II, the oldest son of Robert F Kennedy, has denounced the possible parole of Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of killing his father in California in 1968. “Two commissioners of the...

Republicans threaten our children’s freedom as well as their basic safety

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My granddaughter will go to school next week. So may your child or grandchild. For many, it will be their first time back in classrooms in a year and a half. What do we want for these young people? At least three thi...

Australian engineer Robert Pether sentenced to five years in Iraqi prison after dispute with central bank

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The family of Australian engineer Robert Pether say they are “living in hell” after he was sentenced to five years in an Iraqi jail and fined $USD12m over a protracted business dispute between his employer and the cou...

Gerugte oor voetbaloordrag: Robert Lewandowski to exit Bayern Munich?

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This is not a drill: Robert Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern Munich. Sky Sports reports this morning that the Poland international is disappointed not to have been offered a contract extension by the German giants, a ...

The problem isn’t ‘inflation’. It’s that most Americans aren’t paid enough

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Hours after the Democrats passed their $3.5tn budget for Joe Biden’s American Families Plan – including childcare, community college, extended Medicare and measures to slow climate change – the West Virginia senator J...

China court upholds death sentence against Canadian Robert Schellenberg

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A Chinese court has upheld a death sentence against Canadian citizen Robert Schellenberg. Schellenberg has been detained in China since 2014, when he was accused of attempting to smuggle 225kg of methamphetamine to Au...

Lions player ratings: how the tourists fared in South Africa series

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Stuart Hogg (Exeter, Skotland) Thrilled to make the Test team – at last – on his third Lions tour. Will not recall the second Test with massive pleasure, unfortunately. ★★ Anthony Watson (Bath, Engeland) Looked sharp ...

As Delta spreads, Republicans adopt Trump’s demagoguery and blame immigrants

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As America reaches the milestone of 70% of adults with at least one dose of a vaccine, the highly contagious Delta variant is surging. Public health officials are trying to keep the focus on the urgent need for more v...

American guns are flooding into Mexico and wreaking havoc

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Even as Republican members of Congress accuse Joe Biden of failing to secure the nation’s southern border, Mexico is facing a growing problem of securing its northern border. Guns from America are pouring into Mexico,...

Lions need cup final mentality to cross line between agony and ecstasy

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Seldom does the thin line between success and failure feel slimmer than in the tense final days of a tight British & Irish Lions series. Even by the brutal standards of elite rugby it is knife-edge territory. “As ...

Gatland takes one last spin on selection roulette wheel … and hopes for pay-off

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When it comes to selection for the final Test of a British & Irish Lions series, Warren Gatland has historically proved a shrewd operator. In 2013 his reshuffled Lions, containing six starting personnel changes as...

A Trump bombshell quietly dropped last week. And it should shock us all

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We’ve become so inured to Donald Trump’s proto-fascism that we barely blink an eye when we learn that he tried to manipulate the 2020 verkiesing. Yet the most recent revelation should frighten every American to their co...

Decisive Lions Test overshadowed by unsporting behaviour and ugly rugby

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To say there are mixed emotions swirling around the final week of this British & Irish Lions Test tour is an understatement. In theory everyone should be caught up in the delicious prospect of a winner-takes-all f...

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