Day: March 18, 2019

The Enormous Realignment of Britain

The Enormous Realignment of Britain

Brexit is changing the basic grammar of the U.K.’s political system. Mar 14, 2019 Staff writer at The Atlantic Protesters outside the Houses of Parliament, ahead of a Brexit vote in London on March 13Phil Noble / Reuters Britain spirals faster and faster into the Brexit crisis.On Tuesday, the British Parliament again overwhelmingly rejected the…

Feature: Railing In opposition to India’s Correct-Wing Nationalism Changed into as soon as a Calling. It Changed into as soon as Also a Death Sentence.

Feature: Railing In opposition to India’s Correct-Wing Nationalism Changed into as soon as a Calling. It Changed into as soon as Also a Death Sentence.

Gauri Lankesh usually worked late on Tuesday nights. The exuberantly leftist weekly newspaper she edited, Gauri Lankesh Patrike, went to press on Wednesdays, and she had to finalize the articles. But on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, she drove home early, around 7:45 p.m.; she had an evening appointment with cable repairmen to fix her TV.The…

The highest-paid coaches in the NCAA Match – INSIDER

The highest-paid coaches in the NCAA Match – INSIDER

John Calipari is the highest-paid coach in the NCAA Tournament. Getty Images 30. Richard Pitino, Minnesota — $2.2 million Andy Clayton-King/AP 29. Ben Howland, Mississippi State — $2.2 million Michael Woods/AP Seasons at school: 4 NCAA Tournament appearances: 1 Best finish: N/A One thing to know: Howland has taken four schools to the NCAA Tournament,…

Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Though-provoking Experiment Suggests – Gizmodo

Some Humans Can Sense Earth’s Magnetic Field, Though-provoking Experiment Suggests – Gizmodo

Weak magnetic fields were shown to influence brainwave patterns in humans, according to new research. Pictured here are neurons (green), which produce brain waves. Image: Gerry Shaw/WikimediaThe ability to sense the Earth’s magnetic field—a trait known as magnetoreception—is well documented among many animals, but researchers have struggled to show that humans are also capable of…

The Stone: Confronting Philosophy’s Anti-Semitism

The Stone: Confronting Philosophy’s Anti-Semitism

THE STONEShould we continue to teach thinkers like Kant, Voltaire and Hume without mention of the harmful prejudices they helped legitimize?By Laurie ShrageMs. Shrage is a professor of philosophy. March 18, 2019Image“A Treatise of Human Nature” by David Hume.CreditCreditBridgeman ImagesWe commonly assume that anti-Semitism and related attitudes are a product of ignorance and fear, or…

Jane Philpott’s subsequent switch: Resignation over SNC-Lavalin leaves political future paunchy of uncertainty – The Globe and Mail

Jane Philpott’s subsequent switch: Resignation over SNC-Lavalin leaves political future paunchy of uncertainty – The Globe and Mail

Jane Philpott delivers a keynote speech at an International Women’s Day event at Ottawa City Hall on March 8, 2019. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Days after Jody Wilson-Raybould testified about the political pressure she said she felt as attorney-general to intervene in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin, Jane Philpott received flowers from her sisters. They knew…

Amid mass protests, politics loom over the derby of Algiers

Amid mass protests, politics loom over the derby of Algiers

Algiers, Algeria – Derby days in Algeria’s capital are typically festive occasions. From the working class neighbourhoods of Bab El Oued and the Casbah to central Algiers, public spaces are brimming with jersey-wearing supporters of MC Alger (MCA) and USM Alger (USMA). But on Thursday, as the two rival clubs prepared to battle for the local bragging…

Physique Politics: TV’s Slack Push In direction of Size Acceptance

Physique Politics: TV’s Slack Push In direction of Size Acceptance

In the third episode of Shrill, the new Hulu comedy based on Lindy West’s same-named memoir, Annie, a thirtyish magazine editor played by Aidy Bryant, attends a pool party. There, for the first time, she enters a world filled with people who look like her: fat women, drinking, dancing, swimming and sunning themselves — “living…

Brexit enhance for May per chance per chance per chance goal as come up ranks waver, but will or now not it’s ample? – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Cracks appeared in the ranks of rebel Conservative lawmakers opposed to Prime Minister Theresa’s May’s Brexit plans on Monday but she had yet to win over enough hardliners to get her EU departure deal through parliament. FILE PHOTO: Brexit supporting Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is interviewed by a television channel in a…

If Mouth Noise Care for Chewing or Swallowing Force You Angry, You Might perhaps well also Accept Misophonia : Shots – Health News – NPR

If Mouth Noise Care for Chewing or Swallowing Force You Angry, You Might perhaps well also Accept Misophonia : Shots – Health News – NPR

For people with a rare condition known as misophonia, certain sounds like slurping, chewing, tapping, and clicking can elicit intense feelings of rage or panic. Photo illustration by Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Photo illustration by Meredith Rizzo/NPR For people with a rare condition known as misophonia, certain sounds like slurping, chewing, tapping, and…

The worst thing about working for a merged Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank (and the utterly) – eFinancialCareers

The worst thing about working for a merged Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank (and the utterly) – eFinancialCareers

It still might not happen, but the likelihood of a merger between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank increased dramatically with Deutsche CEO Christian Sewing’s Sunday memo to staff disclosing that discussions with Commerzbank have begun.  The Financial Times sketches out a brief timetable for what happens next. Due diligence will begin this week and both banks will set up committees…

‘Heart-Class Joe’ rakes in tens of millions – POLITICO

‘Heart-Class Joe’ rakes in tens of millions – POLITICO

If former Vice President Joe Biden runs in 2020, his newfound wealth could give his Democratic and GOP opponents an opening to attack him as disingenuous, or at least less than advertised. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images 2020 Elections The former VP on the brink of a likely presidential campaign has done quite well financially since…

Here is a motive to see the NCAA Match – The Boston Globe

Here is a motive to see the NCAA Match – The Boston Globe

Zion Williamson.There. Now you have a reason to watch the NCAA Tournament.I don’t know about you, but I’ve lost interest in March Madness in recent decades. Living in Greater Boston, we are increasingly removed from big-time college sports. When the NCAA tourney unfolds, it feels like the rest of the country is having a party…

Democracy is accurate for commerce

Democracy is accurate for commerce

Matthew Douglass Contributor Matthew Douglass is a board member of the nonpartisan Business for America and previously co-founded digital health company Practice Fusion in 2007. More posts by this contributor In America, democracy and capitalism go hand in hand. Watching our democracy function (or, more accurately, malfunction) over the past few years, I have come…

No Abominate Left In the support of

No Abominate Left In the support of

This willingness to adopt a policy position not out of conviction but out of a desire to conform to partisan priorities reflects an urge, they write, “to bolster and protect valued political identities by expressing and rationalizing the viewpoints cued to be consistent with these identities.”In an email, Lelkes wrote that he and his co-authors…

Apollo eleven’s Forgotten Virtues

Apollo eleven’s Forgotten Virtues

He refused to become a celebrity in the era of relentless puffery and self-promotion.March 14, 2019ImageScenes from “Apollo 11,” a new documentary film, including Neil Armstrong, top.CreditCreditNeon CNN FilmsThere’s a short scene near the end of “Apollo 11,” the thrilling new documentary about history’s greatest spaceflight, in which Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong…

NCAA match 2019: What to know about each team within the bracket – ESPN

NCAA match 2019: What to know about each team within the bracket – ESPN

10:00 PM ETMyron MedcalfESPN Staff Writer Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, MankatoNow that the 2019 NCAA tournament field is set, you’ll need the right information to make the right picks in your bracket. We’re here to help with our annual 68-team preview. Here’s a brief look at…

The 5 BIG 2020 storylines to gain this week – CNN

The 5 BIG 2020 storylines to gain this week – CNN

(CNN)The 2020 field is — almost — set. With former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke getting into the contest last week, the only big shoe left to drop is that of former Vice President Joe Biden who — if we’re being honest — is as close to running as you can be without saying the words…

After Original Zealand taking pictures, Trump downplayed white nationalist risk. But experts snort or not it’s increasing. – NBCNews.com

After Original Zealand taking pictures, Trump downplayed white nationalist risk. But experts snort or not it’s increasing. – NBCNews.com

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.March 17, 2019, 3:07 PM GMTBy Linda Givetash and Geoff BennettThe recent mass shooting of Muslim worshippers in New Zealand was a devastating and tragic symptom of the growing threat posed by violent white supremacy in the U.S.…