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Both Parties Used to Love the Carbon Tax. So Why Are They Giving up on It? 26.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. It was a cold February day in Salem, Oregon, and Republican state senators were fleeing the capitol. It was weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the country and kept Americans huddled inside. So members of Oregon’s legislature were […]
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Republicans go to war with Trump over one of his biggest campaign promises: report 26.9.2020 Raw Story
According to a report from the Daily Beast, a “dark money” group affiliated with the Republican State Leadership Committee is preparing a campaign blitz opposing one of Donald Trump’s key proposals that he is highlighting as a major plank in his re-election campaign. At issue is Trump’s new drug-price proposal that the president is using […]
Paris inaugurates city’s first park honoring a Black woman 26.9.2020 Raw Story
The city of Paris inaugurated a public garden Saturday honoring a woman who fought for the liberation of slaves on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. Mayor Anne Hidalgo also announced plans to erect a statue to the woman, Solitude, at the site in northeastern Paris. It will be the city’s first statue honoring a Black […]
Trump and Biden have wildly different ideas about what ‘middle class’ means 26.9.2020 Raw Story
One of the main issues in this fall’s presidential election will be how best to revive the middle class, which made up 60% of households in 1971 (as measured by income) but only around half today. That already daunting challenge has become even greater due to the economic turmoil brought by the pandemic. When Donald Trump ran […]
Switzerland gets ready to vote on ending free movement with EU 26.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Switzerland isn't in the EU, but it does enjoy access to free trade - on condition of it also having free movement.
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Shoppers could pay more after no-deal Brexit 25.9.2020 BBC: Business
Tariffs could add £3bn to the cost of importing food and drink from the EU, a leading retail body warns.
Trump: Major carmakers sue US government over China tax 24.9.2020 BBC: Business
Tesla, Ford and Mercedes-Benz object to the Trump administration's import duties on Chinese parts.
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Brexit: Why is it so hard to reach a deal? 24.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Time is running out to reach a Brexit deal - what are the obstacles?
Huawei: 'Survival is the goal' as it stockpiles chips 23.9.2020 BBC: Technology
The Chinese company is facing major shortages amid the latest US trade restrictions.
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China stakes claim as climate leader while lambasting US ‘obstruction’ 23.9.2020 Raw Story
The US is guilty of “obstructing” the global fight against emissions, China said Wednesday, as Beijing seized the climate agenda by vowing to go carbon neutral by 2060 — a target welcomed by environmentalists despite its patchy detail. The goals, which include a pledge to reach peak emissions in 2030, are still the most concrete […]
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Six African heritage sites under threat from climate change 23.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
A recent study warns that without intervention many of the continent's ancient sites could be lost.
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Trump slams China in U.N. speech echoing his campaign themes 23.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

President Trump hit China unusually hard in a video address to a virtual United Nations General Assembly, with two audiences in mind: global and U.S. voters.

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Is the world entering a new Cold War? 23.9.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The recent US-China tensions were laid bare in speeches by Trump and Xi at the UN in New York.
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UN General Assembly: World must prevent new Cold War, Guterres warns 22.9.2020 BBC: World
Secretary-General António Guterres made the comments amid a rise in US-China tensions.
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FinCEN Files: One of the world's 'dodgiest addresses' is in leafy Hertfordshire 21.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Suite 2B on the second floor of this building is a virtual thoroughfare for global financial crime.
Monday’s Forum 21.9.2020 Outside the Beltway
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How the oil industry made us doubt climate change 20.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Energy companies stand accused of trying to downplay their contribution to global warming.
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Tech Tent: ARM, TikTok and the battle for tech supremacy 18.9.2020 BBC: Technology
Two tech giants caught up in the trade war between the US and China.
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Liam Fox still in running for WTO chief as race narrows 18.9.2020 BBC: Business
The ex-international trade secretary is in the final five for World Trade Organization job.
Leading media expert tells Bill Moyers why presidents lie — and you’ll never believe who’s the worst 17.9.2020 Raw Story
ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. Want to know why presidents lie – and which one is the worst? You’ve come to the right place. The prolific Eric Alterman is with us: historian, scholar, journalist and media critic, he has just published his 11th book: LYING IN STATE. That’s L-Y-I-N-G. And with it Alterman has […]
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