Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Has Been Kicked Off Her Committees by the Democratic-Led House
WASHINGTON — A fiercely divided House tossed Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene off both her committees Thursday, an unprecedented punishment that Democrats said she’d earned by spreading hateful and violent conspiracy theories. Underscoring the political vise her inflammatory commentary has clamped her party into, nearly all Republicans voted against the Democratic move but none defended her […]
Coronavirus latest: Poland to become one of first EU nations to ease latest restrictions
World Cancer Day: COVID-19’s Impact on the Fight Against Cancer
Inequality is present in most aspects of life, but in the global fight against cancer the stark difference between industrialised countries and developing nations in their ability to diagnose and treat the disease, is a matter of life and death.
25 jours pour un Retweet, 12 pour une manifestation : en Russie, les tribunaux prennent le relais de la répression
Les lieux de détention administrative sont débordés, au point que la justice recourt aux centres de rétention pour migrants.
UK in ‘constructive’ talks with EU over Northern Ireland protocol
Michael Gove will meet European commission vice-president again next week amid demands for longer transition Michael Gove and the European commission vice-president, Maroš Šefčovic, are to meet in London next week after a “constructive” discussion over problems with application of the Northern Ireland protocol. On Wednesday, the UK asked for a two-year transition period on […]
Joe Biden Fires More Of Trump’s Labor Appointees
The president asked all members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel to resign. Two declined and were fired.
Surrogacy reform is spreading in the rich world
While many poor countries are putting up obstacles
Will the Supreme Court Limit Tax Imperialism by Massachusetts?
On the rare occasions when I write about the Supreme Court, it’s usually to grouse that the Justices don’t defend the Constitution’s limits on the federal government. For example, the Court engaged in tortured reasoning to rule in favor of Obamacare even though there’s nothing in Article 1, Section 8, that gives Washington the power […]
Amazon’s Shameful Effort to Sabotage Small Businesses
Assuming they behave ethically and earn money honestly, I applaud big companies and their wealthy owners. That’s why I recently defended Jeff Bezos’ large fortune. The owner of Amazon mostly (but not entirely) became rich by providing value to the rest of us. Today, though, I’m very disappointed in Bezos and Amazon. Why? Because the […]
Ursula von der Leyen : « La stratégie de vaccination européenne est la bonne »
La présidente de la Commission européenne reconnaît que « l’Europe est partie plus tard » que d’autres pays, mais maintient que c’était la meilleure décision face aux enjeux d’une vaccination de masse.
Now Available: New Drone Technology for Radiological Monitoring in Emergency Situations
In the aftermath of a nuclear accident, such as the one at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011, the radiologically contaminated area in the vicinity of a reactor can be too dangerous for people to enter to monitor radiation
UK Covid live: some care home staff still waiting for vaccine, says minister, as all residents in England offered first jab
Latest updates: government says it has hit target of offering all care home residents in England a first jab Two London clinics mistakenly offer Covid jab to young people UK Covid patients dying needlessly over unfounded ventilator fears Covid could cost children £350bn in earnings from lost learning, says IFS NHS has offered Covid jab […]
Cyclotrons – What are They and Where Can you Find Them
Cyclotron – it sounds like a character from a science fiction film. It’s actually a particle accelerator, a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to very high speeds and energies, used to produce radioisotopes for a type of medical drugs called radiopharmaceuticals, which diagnose and treat cancer.