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Son of Libyan cartoonist 'AlSatoor' on life with his revolutionary father

The National 11 May 2021
Controversial, funny, brutally honest and often offensive, AlSatoor began publishing his cartoons in 1980 and gave a unique view of Libyan politics over the decades ... Though he was no fan of the Libyan regime, Hasan hadn’t been proactively involved in political movements, but a chance sighting on a trip to London in 1980 changed that.

London’s pain could become the north’s gain, but Johnson isn’t up to the job | ...

The Guardian 11 May 2021
Stemming the ‘brain drain’ to London is a vast undertaking that will take a lot more than political gimmicks Modern British government is a lurch from catchphrase to cliche ... Few have noticed, but London, after decades ...

UK Military Chief: No Reason for Taliban’s Jihad in Afghanistan

Tolo News 11 May 2021
Meanwhile, a number of political commentators have said the recent meetings between Pakistani and British military officials show that London is trying to facilitate a new security agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan ... Khalilzad said that Afghans need “a political settlement and a permanent ceasefire.".

Publishers court DUP’s Foster to tell all about downfall in autobiography

Belfast Telegraph 11 May 2021
A member of the DUP for 23 years, and a member of the Ulster Unionist before that, the solicitor has dedicated most of her life to politics ... “She’s considering offers to write a book and also has been inundated with offers for other projects when she finally leaves politics.”.

Tech entrepreneur joining Democratic race for Md. governor

Wtop 11 May 2021
from Harvard University, and then earned a masters degree from the London School of Economics and Politics and a law degree from Harvard ... Growing up, Rosenbaum accompanied his mother, a teacher and school principal, to political events in Montgomery County, where she was a regular volunteer for David L.

Bollywood Actors who Left Lucrative Careers to Pursue their Passion

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
Read full article. News1811 May 2021, 7.12 am·3-min read ... John Abraham ... Parineeti moved to London at 17 where she earned a triple honours degree in business, finance and economics from Manchester Business School ... She then earned a Master’s degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science ... TRENDING ... .

My mission for the next three years is to build bridges between London and the ...

The Independent 10 May 2021
I’m so proud to have won an overwhelming mandate in London to continue serving as mayor. I’m deeply humbled by the trust that Londoners have placed in me once again and I will strain every sinew to deliver for London ... But one of the biggest concerns is how the results – both in London and across the UK – show how we are becoming increasingly divided.

Agora: a marketplace of ideas

New Statesman 10 May 2021
The politics of stupidity – Sacha Golob, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Kings College London ... Black Lives Matter and the politics of violence – Alexander Blanchard, Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London ... of Politics, Philosophy, and Law at King’s College London.

DAN WOOTTON: Why last week’s elections are a wake-up call for the rest of the ...

The Daily Mail 10 May 2021
Brits defied the pundits and political precedent to inflict a complete and total defeat against wokeism itself ... Now the flagbearer of wokeism Sadiq Khan walks away from last week’s London mayoral vote a shadow of his former self, with his future political ambitions in tatters.

A conversation on the cybersecurity risks of smart city technologies

Federal News Radio 10 May 2021
Alison Post is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies. Her research lies at the intersection of comparative urban politics and comparative political economy, with regional emphases on Latin America and South Asia ... Urban Research in London.

Why I will never forgive Boris Johnson for the damage he has done to the ...

New Statesman 10 May 2021
My opposition to Johnson stems not from my politics ... Johnson, the ultimate opportunist, decided it would be politically advantageous to join the Leave camp ... As a Belfast correspondent in the late 1990s I reported on the tortuous peace process that led to the Good Friday Agreement, one of the great political accomplishments of our time.

Hugs to be allowed in England as part of lockdown easing

Rapid City Journal 10 May 2021
LONDON (AP) — In less than a week, people in England will be able to give friends and family a hug for the first time since restrictions were put in place in March last year at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic ... United Kingdom Western Europe Europe London England ... New US panel aims to separate science and politics.

G7 Urged to Invest $1 Trillion Annually in Sustainable COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery - Report

Urdu Point 10 May 2021
According to the study written by Nicholas Stern, professor of Economics and Government at the London school of Economics and Political Science, the world's seven richest economies should set a collective goal to raise annual investment by 2 percent of their Gross Domestic ...

Marijuana Social Clubs Are The Last Major Step for Legalization

LA Weekly 10 May 2021
Ironically, Dutch cannabis venues are called “coffeeshops” simply because it was easy to get a license to sell coffee, but most people don’t understand the historical importance of “coffee houses” as social, political, and business venues. (Lloyds of London began in a coffeehouse.).

Angela Rayner says Labour has ‘talked down’ to voters for too long

Belfast Telegraph 10 May 2021
Writing in the Guardian, Ms Rayner said ... I came in to politics as a shop steward standing up for care workers on the minimum wage ... Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer leaves his north London home (Yui Mok/PA). PA. /. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer leaves his north London home (Yui Mok/PA). “Politics is not about the language of Parliament or party processes ... .