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.
House GOP Keeps Liz Cheney As No. 3 Leader, Stands By Marjorie Taylor Greene
House Republicans overwhelmingly rebuffed a rebellion by hard-right conservatives to toss Rep. Cheney over her vote last month to impeach Trump.
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.
« Mob Rule », ou le gouvernement par l’émeute
L’ochlocratie, le pouvoir de la foule mobilisée par des démagogues, est, depuis l’origine, une hantise de la démocratie américaine, ravivée, le 6 janvier, par les émeutiers du Capitole, partisans de Donald Trump.
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 […]
Biden takes a fine-if-we-get it approach to bipartisanship
Joe Biden was eager to meet with Republican senators Monday to discuss Covid relief legislation. But the show of bipartisanship is likely to be just that — a show. Advisers to the president say they are mindful of getting bogged down in talks with Republicans, whose offer didn’t even meet the president halfway on his […]
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
Trump stocks new PAC with tens of millions as he bids to retain control of GOP
Former President Donald Trump amassed $31.2 million in his new political operation by the end of 2020, giving him a powerful tool to keep the Republican Party in his grip as he left office. Save America, a leadership PAC created in the aftermath of the 2020 election, is set to play a key role in […]
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.
« Irak, destruction d’une nation », sur France 5 : une tragédie en quatre actes
Un documentaire événement explique comment quarante ans de dictatures et de guerres ont obéré l’avenir de cette puissance pétrolière.
Companies consider writing Hong Kong out of legal contracts
International corporations are concerned Beijing’s growing influence will damage rule of law in the territory