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by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Afghanistan news and discussions
Replies: 103
Views: 25958

Re: Afghanistan news and discussions

Taliban Effectively Bar Education for Girls in Secondary School by Stefanie Glinski September 18, 2021 https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/asia/2021/09/18/taliban-effectively-bar-education-for-girls-in-secondary-school/ Introduction: (The National) At Kabul’s Zarghona High School, where hundreds ...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Africa News and Discussions
Replies: 32
Views: 12153

Re: Africa News and Discussions

Tunisians Stage Protest Over President Saied’s Seizure of Powers September 18, 2021 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/18/tunisians-stage-protest-over-president-saieds-seizure-of-powers Introduction: (Al Jazeera) Protesters have taken to the streets of Tunisia’s capital, in a rare show of public...
by caltrek
Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Russia Watch Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 3854

Re: Russia Watch Thread

Navalny App Removed From Online stores as Russian Polls Open September 17, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/navalny-app-removed-from-online-stores-as-russian-polls-open/ Introduction: MOSCOW (AP via Courthouse News) — An app created by allies of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navaln...
by caltrek
Sat Sep 18, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Transport & Infrastructure
Topic: Transport & Infrastructure News and Discussions
Replies: 26
Views: 11554

Re: Transport & Infrastructure News and Discussions

France’s Macron Unveils Model of New, Green High-speed Train September 17, 2021 https://www.courthousenews.com/frances-macron-unveils-model-of-new-green-high-speed-train/ Introduction: PARIS (AP via Courthouse News) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a mock-up of the next generat...
by caltrek
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Military & War
Topic: Hacking & Cyberwarfare News and Discussions
Replies: 28
Views: 9556

Re: Hacking & Cyberwarfare News and Discussions

The Extreme Right’s Favorite Web Provider Just Got Hacked by AJ Vicens September 15, 2021 https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/epik-hack-anonymous-gab-parler/ Introduction: (Mother Jones) Epik, the domain registrar known for hosting far-right websites and social media services, was recently...
by caltrek
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Labor Rights News Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 3239

Re: Labor Rights News Thread

Private Equity Destroyed My Job by Shirley Smith September 15, 2021 https://otherwords.org/private-equity-destroyed-my-job/ Extract: (Other Words) Not long ago, I was a saleswoman and manager at Art Van Furniture, a furniture retailer that was an institution in metro Detroit for over half a century...
by caltrek
Sat Sep 18, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Space News and Discussions
Replies: 200
Views: 59298

Re: Space News and Discussions

How Many Satellites are Orbiting Earth? by Supriya Chakrabarti September 17, 2021 https://theconversation.com/how-many-satellites-are-orbiting-earth-166715 Introduction: (The Conversation) It seems like every week, another rocket is launched into space carrying rovers to Mars, tourists or, most com...
by caltrek
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Modern History (1800 – present)
Replies: 23
Views: 8944

Re: Modern History (1800 – present)

Occupy Wall Street Ten Years Later by By Ruth Milkman, Stephanie Luce and Penny Lewis: https://www.thenation.com/article/society/ows-occupy-zuccotti-protest/ Introduction: (The Nation)Ten years ago this month, Occupy Wall Street unexpectedly inaugurated a new wave of protest. The domestic manifesta...
by caltrek
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 494
Views: 99935

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

Vaccine Update: Pfizer Sticks It to Uncle Sam by Robert Kutner September 17, 2021 http://americanprospect.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=a1140a3d0df1c81e24ae954d935e8926.1040&s=50e10949fc200f597acce508d315cf0c Introduction: (The American Prospect) The U.S. plans to purchase ...
by caltrek
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Megacorporations Watch Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 7501

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Federal Trade Commission Releases Findings on How Big Tech Eats Little Tech by Margaret Harding McGill September 17, 2021 https://www.axios.com/ftc-tech-acquisition-review-d5575cf6-5f49-48e7-91eb-ab39066bd281.html Introduction: (Axios) Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan signaled changes are o...