UK surveillance practices violate human rights laws, highest European court ruled

Europe’s highest court of human rights has ruled Britain’s mass surveillance and intelligence-gathering practices violate human rights laws, in a partial victory for civil rights groups who challenged the practices exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights upheld …

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Why the K-12 education funding bill created questions and confusion

What are the fruits of Nevada lawmakers’ efforts to fund K-12 education this year? Well, it’s hard to say because they don’t mean fruit at all. They say the two funding formulas – Nevada’s old plan and the new student-centric funding plan – don’t lend themselves to an apple-to-apple comparison. …

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Biden’s budget proposal finances most of the world’s dictators

Friday, May 28, 2021, 10:22 a.m.Article: David Swanson By David Swansonhttps://davidswanson.org/bidens-budget-proposal-funds-most-of-the-worlds-dictators There is nothing new about it, which is why I know it is there until I see the new budget proposal. The United States finances most of the world’s most oppressive armies, sells them weapons, and trains them. It …

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Northern Michigan wildfire continues to burn on day three, now 78% contained

WEXFORD COUNTY, MI – A wildfire that engulfed hundreds of acres of state forest land continues to burn in northern Michigan for the third day as firefighters work to contain it. As of Thursday afternoon, May 27, the Colfax fire in County Wexford was 78% under control and burned about …

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EU calls on Iran to review conviction of human rights activist

LONDON, May 26 (Reuters) – From ancient sculptures to contemporary photographs, objects spanning 5,000 years of Iranian art, culture and design are on display this week at the Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum in London as part of the first major exhibition of its kind in Grande -Brittany in 90 …

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If the US exceeds the debt limit, here’s what the Fed will do

It’s this time again: the suspension of the national debt limit will expire on July 31. If Congress and the President don’t increase or resuspend that cap, they will force the US Treasury to default. The Federal Reserve predicted such a crisis: If the dollar defaults, break the glass. I …

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iFX EXPO Dubai: Equiti Capital Brokerage Sales Manager Shares Company Journey to Success

FinanceFeeds traveled to the United Arab Emirates last week to meet with industry leaders for the first time since the pandemic at the iFX EXPO Dubai. Being face to face again was a memorable experience that the participants will live with them for years to come. The Equiti Group team, …

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UPEC presents a conference tonight | News, Sports, Jobs

MARQUETTE – The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is presenting a conference tonight on “How to avoid replacing our old pollution problems with new ones”, according to a press release from UPEC. “Over 90% of the global economy continues to use natural resources in unsustainable ways. The linear approach to the …

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Human Rights Watch statement on attacks on indigenous Munduruku leaders

Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch condemns attacks by groups involved in illegal mining against indigenous Munduruku leaders in Pará state on May 26, 2021. According to the Federal Prosecutor’s Office (MPF), armed miners operating in the area looted the village of Fazenda Tapajós in Jacareacanga and set fire to …

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COLUMN: Ask the Money Lady – Good and Bad Debt

To my readers: I keep getting emails from Canadians asking me about debt – so today we’re going to look at the differences between “good” debt and “bad” debt. Then next week I want to show you how you can use debt to increase your wealth. So let’s get started. …

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