One early XR victory was forcing the British government to declare “an environment and climate emergency”, making the UK the first country to do so.
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Croatia: The Glamorization of Fascism
Originally posted on Red October Goth:
Croatian-Australians marching in Sydney waving flags of the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia and portraits of Ustasha-lover Franjo Tudjman. “If the Croats were part of the Reich, we’d have them serving as faithful auxiliaries of the German Führer, to police our marshes. The Croats are a proud people…The…
The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 Wednesday December 14
By Danny Boyle Yesterday train services have been severely disrupted after rail workers walked out in the first of a wave of 48-hour strikes. But how dedicated to the action are union members? The head of Network Rail has told us why he thinks RMT boss Mick Lynch, above, is lashing out. The big story:Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage for 2022 Wednesday December 14”
The salmon industry is feeling the heat
In the lead up to Cooke’s takeover of Tassal executives of the seafood corporation came face to face with a giant billboard on their way to work calling for an end to the use of explosives in the Australian fishery.
The Upside news for November 24
Stories we hope to brighten your weekend. ‘It changes your whole mood’: the hiking project that helps new arrivals feel at home Walking through mountain vistas and temperate rainforests, young trekkers – from recent migrant and refugee backgrounds – get an introduction to Australia’s bush Full story here ‘Magic in your own back yard’: DanishContinue reading “The Upside news for November 24”
The Telegraph Frontpage 2022 November 09
Those subscribed to follow the posts on “Some View on the World” do not miss a single news item By Danny Boyle Good morning. Republican hopes for a sweeping rebuke of Joe Biden in the US midterms have failed to materialise. We have the latest from America – and the fallout from Gavin Williamson’s resignation.Continue reading “The Telegraph Frontpage 2022 November 09”
Sweet celebration: Sydney’s ‘little India’ lights up as crowds turn out for Diwali
As the diaspora grows in the city’s west, more and more people are dressing up and turning out to share the joy of good company and delicious desserts.
Reviews about nature for the first half of September
September 05 Switzerland’s glaciers are becoming a front-row seat to climate destruction For most of its existence glaciology has been a slow-moving profession, but this year is different. The belting heat waves that struck Europe over the past few months handed the specialists in Alpine ice sheets an unprecedented set of challenges. And some ofContinue reading “Reviews about nature for the first half of September”
The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11
September 05 Zelensky says Ukraine has retaken 2 towns in counteroffensive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Ukraine’s military had recaptured two villages in its counteroffensive against Russia that began last week in the south and east. “Ukrainian flags are returning where they belong by right,” Zelensky said during a meeting of security leaders.Continue reading “The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11”
The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11
September 05 By Danny Boyle After seven weeks, the Tory leadership contest comes to a close today – and Liz Truss is widely expected to win the race. We look at what she will do if she becomes Britain’s new prime minister. Truss could freeze bills to avoid energy ‘Armageddon’ By lunchtime, we will knowContinue reading “The Telegraph 2022 September 05 – 11”