News, December 23rd

3 police officers shot dead in central France: local media Three police were shot dead and one wounded in central France on Wednesday, local media reported. The police officers, who were responding to a call over domestic violence in a remote village in Puy-de-Dome department, were shot by a 48-year-old man when they attempted toContinue reading “News, December 23rd”

News, December 22nd

“Stimulus bill”: Congress gives working class the middle finger Democrat and Republican leaders in Congress announced a new $900 billion stimulus bill over the weekend for a second round of “relief” in the face of the worsening pandemic and related economic crisis. The bill comes after months of Congressional gridlock while millions of workers faceContinue reading “News, December 22nd”

News, December 6th

BBC investigating how late Princess of Wales granted interview 25 years ago ! When it comes to exhuming old corpses, nobody can beat the Brits. Consider this: a quarter of a century ago, a little-known BBC journalist scooped an interview with a certain princess who was going through a bad marriage. In the interview, sheContinue reading “News, December 6th”

News, December 4th

Anthony Fauci apologises for implying UK rushed COVID-19 vaccine approval Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious diseases expert, has apologised after his remarks created a bit of a stir in London for implying that the UK’s regulator had rushed the process when it became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech for rollout. In anContinue reading “News, December 4th”

News, July 31st

Aftermath: Trump’s Black Hills trip – When the dust settled from the demonstration against Donald Trump’s reelection campaign stop here at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, a petition and a follow-up event rose from the civil disobedience action, as foretold. The petition entitled “Return Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills to the Lakota!” states: “In 1877,Continue reading “News, July 31st”

News, July 25th

COVID-19 means development setbacks for Mongolia: a UN Resident Coordinator’s blog – Mongolia has recorded very few cases of COVID-19, less than 300 as on date, despite its more than 4,000-kilometer porous border with China. However, the country faces a major economic impact from the pandemic, says Tapan Mishra, the UN Resident Coordinator in Mongolia.Continue reading “News, July 25th”