England vs Denmark: Euro 2020 semi-final preview

[ad_1] England are one game away from reaching their first major tournament final since 1966, but on their way stands a team that has become Euro 2020 history. Gareth Southgate will be more than aware that despite majority support at Wembley, it is Denmark who will be the favorites of …

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The glocalization of humanity | The star

[ad_1] WHY does Marxism thrive in China and not in Marx’s birthplace? Why is Buddhism more practiced in East Asia than in India? Why does Islam have more followers outside of Saudi Arabia? Ideas and religion have spread through globalization, but it is really their localization that has created more …

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New York’s oldest museum expands

[ad_1] the the oldest museum in New York gets an upgrade. The New-York Historical Society will add more than 70,000 square feet to its building, including space for the American LGBTQ + Museum, the city’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ history and culture. (The Leslie-Lohman Art Museum in SoHo only …

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Some Democrats put activism above climate action

[ad_1] For years we have heard from the left that we have 12 years left to save the planet. Given this urgency, one would assume that Democrats are ready to explore bipartisan solutions to climate change. After all, for lasting and serious politics, bipartisan consensus is needed to avoid sweeping …

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Visual Effects Society names 2021 Special Winners

[ad_1] The visual effects company (VES) announced the new Life Members and recipients of this year’s VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES members, honorary members and inductees to the VES Hall of Fame will be announced at a later date. Hall of Fame laureates and inductees will …

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Heart failure is associated with an increased risk of cancer

[ad_1] Sophia Antipolis – June 28, 2021: A study of over 200,000 people found that patients with heart failure are more likely to develop cancer than their peers without heart failure. The research is presented today at Heart Failure 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology …

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Democrats ‘stigmatized’ policing profession, creating ‘crisis’ as crime rises across America, Banks Rep.

[ad_1] Left-wing Democrats have stigmatized the policing profession with anti-law rhetoric, creating a recruitment crisis as violent crime rises across America, Representative Jim Banks, R-Ind said on Sunday. Banks, head of the Republican study committee, told “Fox News Sunday” presenter Chris Wallace this funding alone will not help police departments …

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NH Society for the Protection of Forests Celebration

[ad_1] Pioneers in crowdfunding and conservation Editor’s Note: Enjoy this double dose of Wayne D. King as he shares his column The View From Rattlesnake Ridge and his New Hampshire Secrets, Legends and Lore podcast dedicated to the interview with Jack Savage, president of the Society for the Protection of …

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Who owns the Lesbian Avengers logo, decades later?

[ad_1] The Lesbian Avengers at the First National Dyke March in Washington, DC in 1993 (Photo by Carolina Kroon; © 1993 Carolina Kroon) Stories of trademarks using the work of artists without their permission and taking advantage of stolen designs are unfortunately all too common. In May, when an image …

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Letters to the Editor, June 23, 2021 | Notice

[ad_1] Letters to the Editor, June 23, 2021 Critical race theory, created by academics 50 years ago, is gaining more and more attention as patience with residual racial injustice wears off. It’s an expansive idea, of course not fully developed in public life over the centuries, like, say, the idea …

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The Vernon Historical Society would like you to become a member

[ad_1] June is Vernon Township Historical Society membership renewal month. Membership runs from July 1 to June 30 and offers many discounts for company events and publications and at local merchants, said company president Jessi Paladini. The historical non-profit society was founded in 1970 by Dr. Elias Cole. In addition …

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Free environmental activists: Cambodia | Mirage News

[ad_1] Human Rights Watch the Cambodian the government should immediately drop the baseless conspiracy and “insulting the king” charges against four environmental activists affiliated with the environmental group Mother Nature Cambodia and release all three in pretrial detention, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 16, 2021, police arrested Sun …

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

[ad_1] Climate change is the most important challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the detrimental influence of corporate profits, capital markets and investors in contributing to this trend. But while some argue that divestment is the best answer, our recent job suggests that engaging long-term shareholders such as …

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Mercury’s Sound Off for Sunday June 20 | Notice

[ad_1] New Jersey school district wipes holiday names off school calendar because Randolph Township School Board doesn’t want to offend anyone by having Thanksgiving on the calendar, or Memorial Day, or Flag Day, or Labor Day, or that vacation really offensive New Years Day. I swear these doctors are getting …

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Pence heckled at conservative conference in Florida

[ad_1] Former Vice President Mike Pence was greeted with scattered heckling on Friday, during a speech he gave in the home state of the president he served. While addressing a general session of the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Orlando, there were taunts, some shouting “traitor” at him. Undeterred, Pence …

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McGeachin as governor? Seriously? | Columns

[ad_1] We can expect to hear a lot from Janice McGeachin over the next 11 months. Hopefully after that, after losing the Republican primary elections to a more plausible candidate, she will lose her audience. If she wins the primary, one can only hang on to the low probability that …

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Humane Society prepares to adopt rescued animals

[ad_1] While a few of the 113 animals rescued from an “extreme stacking situation” have been adopted, others will need patience and training to live “like a normal dog,” officials said. The animals have been washed and cared for, and they are receiving medical attention, said Noel Fridgen Cordell, spokesperson …

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Berlin police go to squatted building for inspection

[ad_1] June 17, 2021Update: Jun 17, 2021 5:18 am BERLIN (AP) – Police broke into a Berlin apartment building occupied by squatters on Thursday to allow a fire safety inspection that residents of the building resisted, following clashes the day before in which the authorities said 60 officers were injured. …

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FirstFT: Today’s best stories | Financial Time

[ad_1] Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT Europe / Africa newsletter. register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every weekday morning The EU faces a “High risk” of abuse in its 800 billion euros post-pandemic stimulus fund because some countries refuse to register …

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Australian Minister of Natural Resources attacks “green activists” for trying to “cripple” fossil fuel companies | australian politics

[ad_1] Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt is urging oil and gas producers to shine the spotlight on environmental groups campaigning against an expansion of the fossil fuel industry over climate change concerns. Pitt will use a speech at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth on Wednesday …

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Suzie’s CBD Treats Partners With Best Friends Animal Society

[ad_1] Suzie’s CBD Treats, maker of USDA’s popular organic CBD pet products, announces its partnership with Best Friends Animal Society this month. DENVER, June 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Suzie’s CBD Treats, maker of USDA’s popular organic CBD pet products, announces this month its partnership with Best Friends Animal …

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U of A Honors College announces 2021 Bodenhamer Fellows

[ad_1] Photo by Peter Aaron Gearhart Room The U of A Honors College has selected six new freshmen as this year’s Bodenhamer scholarship recipients, all ranging from robotics and choir to cricket and political activism. The Bodenhamer Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships the university offers to undergraduates, …

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Netherlands move past Ukraine after scare in second half

[ad_1] Netherlands 3 Ukraine 2 Denzel Dumfries’ 85th-minute header ruined Ukraine’s comeback and gave the Netherlands a perfect start to their 10th European Championship challenge, with a win to tie Austria’s earlier in the day. Roman Yaremchuk’s equalizer moments before had come across as the last volley of a scintillating …

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The phrase ‘systemic racism’ obscures productive debate

[ad_1] The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Ramesh Ponnuru is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He is editor-in-chief of the National Review and visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. “It …

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The war for academic culture is coming to Denmark

[ad_1] In the last days of May, the Danish parliament adopted a motion overwhelming “excessive activism in research environments”. The text, supported not only by a unanimous right but also by the social democrats in power, expressed “the expectation of the Parliament that the management of the University will ensure …

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What he tells us about anti-racism.

[ad_1] On Thursday, the Florida State Board of Education voted unanimously, at the request of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, to ban classes that employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) or The New York Times Project 1619 in schools. Voting aligns with initiatives in several other states like Idaho, Oklahoma, Tennessee and …

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Herbalife Nutrition Education Scholarships awarded by the American Society for Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Herbalife Nutrition, a leading global nutrition company, in partnership with leading professional nutrition and dietetic organizations, the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) and the Nutrition education for the public (NEP), a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has awarded its annual …

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Turning Point USA Charlie Kirk explains how American politics replaced the “mechanics of Christianity” with guilt: Church: Christianity Daily

[ad_1] Charlie Kirk, Founder of Turning Point USA, explains how America’s current political climate blames people for choosing to ignore the “mechanics of Christianity.” Kirk said in an interview with Tucker carlson on Fox Nation Monday as US politics increasingly focus on distinct groups. He said when he visited college …

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Will it take a BBC drama to finally launch a rational debate on British prisons? | Owen Jones

[ad_1] A a rational conversation about Britain’s broken prison system seems nearly impossible. Any evidence-based argument clashes with right-wing media quick to smother dissenters with moving clichés of being ‘lenient on crime’, excusing criminal behavior, or siding with criminals rather than victims. . Even politicians who secretly know the criminal …

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Frenchman gets 4 months in prison for slapping Macron

[ad_1] VALENCE, France (AP) – A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or far-right “patriot” was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from holding public office in France and owning weapons for five years …

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PatientsLikeMe Partners with Huntington’s Disease Society of America to Create Integrated Online Community for Patients and Caregivers

[ad_1] BOSTON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The world’s largest integrated community, health management and real data platform, PatientsLikeMe (PLM) today announced its partnership with the Huntington’s Disease Society of America to launch a virtual community for people living with Huntington’s disease (HD) and for those caring for people living with HD. This …

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Southern Baptist Convention Goes To Hell In A Hand Basket

[ad_1] Recent famous Southern Baptist refugees Russell Moore and (no relation) Beth Moore have resigned. Photo: Mark Humphrey / AP; Living Evidence Ministries A generation ago, diehard conservatives took control of the largest Protestant church denomination in the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention, and spawned what we now call …

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Newsom and the state health department competition

[ad_1] Following science turns many governors into the equivalent of carnival barkers. But if the COVID-19 pandemic is a catastrophic public health event that has rocked the world putting the lives of 7.9 billion people at risk, why are our political leaders acting like they are peddling gambling to to …

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[Kim Seong-kon] We owe BTS and Korean companies

[ad_1] It seems that our left politicians today tend to think that companies exist only to exploit their workers. Perhaps that is why they so often discourage our businesses and give them so much trouble. Yet companies create jobs, often pay high wages, and give South Korea a good impression …

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