Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors
Jun25

Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by laying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn,...

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RuPaul’s Drag Race: from camp curio to the very best reality show there is
Jun24

RuPaul’s Drag Race: from camp curio to the very best reality show there is

With sassy stars, the supermodel of the world and quite heroic levels of innuendo, its the show that keeps on giving and gets more divine by the year It cant have escaped your notice that everything is awful at the moment. In times like those we seem to be stuck in, reaching for a comfort blanket of some kind is understandable. For me, that means TV. The Goldbergs, The Last Leg, anything starring otters and most of all, RuPauls Drag...

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In China’s far west the ‘perfect police state’ is emerging
Jun23

In China’s far west the ‘perfect police state’ is emerging

During a trip through Chinas violence-plagued Xinjiang, the Guardian witnesses a dramatic security surge as Communist party fights to pacify region It was Friday, the Islamic day of assembly, but outside Kashgars Id Kah mosque on Liberation Avenue it was the growl of diesel engines that filled the air not a muezzins wistful cry. One by one armoured personnel carriers, some with machine guns poking from their turrets, rolled towards...

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Kushner’s impossible task in the Middle East is the easy part
Jun22

Kushner’s impossible task in the Middle East is the easy part

(CNN)Jared Kushner’s visit to Israel this week reflects an unexpected development in current Middle East politics. This is because following what is universally referred to as the “Arab Spring,” major countries of the region have been plunged into instability, uncertainty, and violence that is well beyond Washington’s capacity to resolve. Syria is a vortex of violence. More than 400,000 people have been killed...

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Georgia special election: Republican Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in runoff
Jun21

Georgia special election: Republican Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in runoff

An energized Republican base kept Ossoff from accumulating a significant lead among early voters and doomed the hopes of the anti-Trump activists Democrats fell short of a special election victory yet again on Tuesday when Karen Handel in the Sixth Congressional District. The race was the latest in a series of special elections in Republican seats where Democrats managed to deliver moral victories rather than actual victories as they...

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Anthony Burgess essay on pornography to be published
Jun20

Anthony Burgess essay on pornography to be published

The authors lecture to a large audience of Catholic clergy in Malta is to be reprinted, along with a punchy counterpoint response by Germaine Greer A lecture about pornography, which landed the author of A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess in hot water with the Maltese authorities in 1970, is to be published for the first time, alongside previously unseen photographs. The talk, given to a packed audience of priests and government...

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