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Jul 8, 2020

Bolton could still face charges for tell-all book on Trump, experts say

On Wednesday, the Trump administration took former national security adviser John Bolton to court in a last-ditch attempt to halt the June publication of his memoir “The Room Where It Happened.” Almost at the same time, however, news outlets began publishing revealing excerpts of Bolton’s experiences in the White House between and .

Jul 8, 2020

Air France Plans To Cut More Than 7,500 Jobs

Air France, the French subsidiary of Air France-KLM, is planning to cut more than , jobs over the next three years despite having received a multi-billion euro bailout from the state. The carrier will slash , workers at Air France, and also eliminate . jobs at its regional French carrier Hop! Air France

Jul 8, 2020

About my Ethiopia

Ethiopia is changing, fast. The country that was once infamous for famine and war is becoming famous for its dramatic transformation.While global media report on this new African miracle, we hear from Ethiopians themselves on what their dynamic country means to them.‘My Ethiopia’ follows four Ethiopians as they come to terms with their

Jul 7, 2020

France’s new prime minister keeps key figures in reshuffled cabinet

France’s new prime minister, Jean Castex, has made few major changes to the cabinet after President Emmanuel Macron gambled on a reshuffle to reboot his presidency and tighten his grip on government before seeking re-election in . The Élysée Palace had promised “new faces and talents”, but key ministers from the outgoing government

Jul 7, 2020

Associazioni di professionisti: nuove sfide

Smantelliamo le caste, togliamo i privilegi, scardiniamo lo status quo! Evocazioni rivoluzionarie di una società che da una parte invoca un cambiamento, dall’altra tende a chiudersi all’interno di una mediocrità perimetrale che poco ha a che vedere con un reale cambio di passo. Tra i mondi corporativi nati con l’obiettivo di rappresentare ma

Jul 7, 2020

The Story of How Medellin Turned Its Water Reservoirs into Public Parks

While developing a master plan for Medellin s urban lighting system, EPM, Medellin s public utility company, analyzed the Colombian city s infrastructure and nocturnal lighting system by superimposing a map of the system over a map of the city. What they found was an urban landscape blotted by islands of darkness. Much

Jul 3, 2020

Bankole: Does Independence Day mean freedom for all or just for some?

Independence Day is supposed to rekindle memories and encourage meditation on the greatness of America as a paragon of democracy and its freedom as a nation. We remember how our nation, though not perfect, is considered exceptional for being a mosaic of cultures where if you play by the rules, you can achieve upward mobility

Jul 3, 2020

How do Buddhists handle coronavirus? The answer is not just meditation

Millions of Buddhists seeking protection and healing from the novel coronavirus are turning to traditional religious rituals. Since the emergence of COVID-19, the Dalai Lama, other senior monks and Buddhist organizations in Asia and worldwide have emphasized that this pandemic calls for meditation, compassion, generosity and gratitude. Such messages reinforce a common view

Jul 1, 2020

Will Vladimir Putin be president of Russia for life?

Vladimir Putin was first elected as Russia’s president in 2000. Twenty years later he is still there.  He has served longer than any Russian or Soviet politician since the early 1950s – and he could be on course to be one of his nation’s longest-serving leaders. Putin’s opponents say he plans to never leave

Jun 30, 2020

TikTok teens and the Trump campaign

The lower-than-expected attendance at President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on June 20 was attributed, at least in part, to an online army of K-pop fans who used the social network TikTok to organize and reserve tickets for the rally as a means of pranking the campaign. Similarly, the historically unprecedented scale of the