The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) has called further strike action as part of a long-running, bitter dispute with train operating companies over pay, job losses and cuts that would destroy the railway as we know it. The dispute has gone on for almost a year, costing the British economy northwards of £1.25 billion […]
Political messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio breaks down the art of reframing the debate for progressives to win.
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US citizen Gonzalo Lira faces a long prison term in Ukraine for criticizing the country’s government. Shunned by the US government, his father is fighting to stop the “slow death of a son.” When US media have demonstrated any interest in the arrest of an American citizen, Gonzalo Lira, it has been primarily to celebrate his prosecution on the grounds that he has been “shilling for Putin.” The US State Department, meanwhile, refuses to answer questions about the disappearance of […]
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8 ways psychedelics distort our vision.
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Some of the Earth’s hardest features have been shaped by soft animal bodies.
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This map of Mars provides an in-depth look at its expansive geography and topography.
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What a particular shade of black can teach us about an ancient civilization.
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Short sharp looks at science.
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As we gather in June for DrupalCon North America, we are gathering during LGBTQ Pride Month in the U.S., a celebration of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising which was a tipping point for the gay liberation movement and spurred the growth of LGBT support organizations from 50 to 1,500 during the following year. As an important part of U.S. history, President Obama established the Stonewall National Monument on June 23, 2016. Pride is recognized in June in many countries around the world to continue the fight for LGBTQ+ equity globally.
But we are also gathering at a time in the U.S. in which transgender rights are coming under attack in many states and local communities.
GURMESH Singh gave a speech last week in Parliament outlining some of the highlights of his first term as the State Member for Coffs Harbour. “It is the first time, post-election, I’ve had the opportunity to speak that wasn’t related to a bill or other business in the House,” he told News Of The Area....
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FRIENDS of the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden are asking readers of News Of The Area to help them name their electric buggies, now they have two. Rather than being called ‘the old one’ or ‘the big one’, with the addition of the smart new eight-seater buggy, joining the original six-seater vehicle, the pair need...
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A NEW 45-minute Garden Discovery Tour by electric buggy has been launched by the volunteer Friends of the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden. Offered on Sundays only, the timetable provides departures at 10am, 11am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm. A maximum of seven people per tour can hop on board, accompanied by the Friends garden tour guide,...
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