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Europe’s Fading Cosmopolitan Dream

The continent and its cities are beginning to rethink their multicultural enthusiasm. In headier days, Europe’s leaders dreamed of a multicultural continent, its aging cities saved by millions of new migrants eager to join a stable, prosperous urbanity. This was the promise behind former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair’s Cool Britannia, the multicultural fervor of […]

UN Report Urges People Eat Less Meat to Protect the Climate

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a new report that, among other things, urges humanity to eat far less meat. The report claims that a less meaty diet will free up valuable land — especially in Amazonia — to soak up more carbon from the air. The report contends with “high […]

ZIONIST PRESENCE IN PERSIAN GULF MAY TRIGGER WAR

Tangsiri also warned that, “The US and the UK should take the responsibility for the presence of the Zionist Regime in Persian Gulf waters.” Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri, has called on the United States and the United Kingdom to take responsibility for an Israeli presence in the […]

Fundamental changes ahead as ground systems prepare for constellations, 5G

When Spire Global was building a constellation of cubesats to gather maritime and weather data in 2015, the startup built its own UHF ground station network. Now, most startups wouldn’t consider building their own ground systems because they can rely on a growing roster of companies that specialize in handling data flowing between satellites and […]

U.S., RUSSIA NUKE TENSIONS MAY BE EVEN WORSE THAN IRAN THREAT

The threat posed by a potential nuclear Iran is no laughing matter. But neither is the escalating threat of a nuclear exchange between the US and Russia. They are collectively in the process of ending their mutual nuclear restrictions and developing new, more advanced nuclear weapons which could be used against each other. As things […]

New Zealand Proposes Radical Abortion Law

Lawmakers in New Zealand are looking to pass radical pro-abortion legislation that would virtually allow abortion on demand until birth with few restrictions and would create “safe spaces” outside of abortion clinics to protect women from pro-life advocates. The New York Times notes that abortion is technically illegal in New Zealand under the 1961 Crimes […]

LGBTQ history curriculum will now be taught in Illinois schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law on Friday a bill that ensures the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools. House Bill 246 was introduced by Rep. Anna Moeller to amend the school code to add a more inclusive history curriculum. “In public schools only, the teaching of history shall include a study of the […]

American University Moves to Mandate Use of ‘Preferred Pronouns’

American University in Washington, DC, is moving toward making the use of non-binary, preferred pronouns mandatory for faculty when addressing students. The university’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion asks faculty to address students by their “chosen name and pronouns” so as to make gender non-conforming students feel welcome, according to the attentive folks at the […]

Armenia and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) sign memorandum to advance Africa’s smart development

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Armenia recently signed a memorandum that seeks to unite efforts of the ECA and the Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF) in advancing the smart development concept to help Africa in implementing Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and Africa’s Agenda 2063. Acting Director of the Publication, Conference, Knowledge […]

Poll: Majority of Palestinians Oppose PA’s Rejection of Trump Peace Plan

A majority of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza oppose the Palestinian leadership’s sight-unseen rejection of the Trump-administration’s peace plan and would prefer a “wait-and-see” approach, according to a new poll by the Palestine Center for Public Opinion led by Dr. Nabil Kukali. The poll, cited by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy […]