Monthly Archives: November 2018

Trump didn’t know the GOP tax bill incentivizes business to offshore jobs – ThinkProgress

Originally posted on 61chrissterry:
President Donald Trump was apparently unaware that a provision in his biggest legislative accomplishment encourages corporations to offshore jobs. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke with Trump Wednesday night about the closure of at least five General Motors…

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The Brexit deal the media aren’t telling the country about

https://skwawkbox.org/2018/11/29/the-brexit-deal-the-media-arent-telling-the-country-about/

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Tories are happy to risk flaccid ‘contempt of Parliament’ punishment over refusal to provide Brexit legal advice

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/11/29/tories-are-happy-to-risk-flaccid-contempt-of-parliament-punishment-over-refusal-to-provide-brexit-legal-advice/

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Brexit as a bad career move

Originally posted on Flip Chart Fairy Tales:
Among those shouting loudest about EU bullying and punishment are people who also claim to be advocates of the free market. This strikes me as slightly odd because Brexit is, effectively, the UK…

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May hoping to dodge #BrexitDebate for something more like BBCQT ‘audience participation’ last year

https://skwawkbox.org/2018/11/29/may-hoping-to-dodge-brexitdebate-for-something-more-like-bbcqt-audience-participation-last-year/

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Brexit deal, no deal or Plan B? May’s waffle undermines any confidence in her

https://voxpoliticalonline.com/2018/11/29/brexit-deal-no-deal-or-plan-b-mays-waffle-undermines-any-confidence-in-her/

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U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped for the Third Year in a Row. Drugs and Suicide Are Partly to Blame

Originally posted on The Secular Jurist:
U.S. life expectancy dropped in 2017 for the third consecutive year, as deaths by suicide and drug overdose continue to claim more American lives. The average American could expect to live to 78.6 years…

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2018 Is On Track To Be the Fourth Hottest Year On Record, Scientists Say

Originally posted on The Secular Jurist:
2018 is on track to be the fourth hottest year on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The average global temperature for the period between January and October was close to 1°C above…

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Jeremy Corbyn writes to Theresa May about the national emergency of poverty

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Spending cuts breach UK’s human rights obligations

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