Day: June 30, 2019

Let the Scientific doctors In – Slate

Let the Scientific doctors In – Slate

I was one of the lawyers who visited the Clint detention facility. I want to know why the government won’t let independent physicians assess the sickest children. A temporary facility set up to hold migrants at a United States Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. Paul Ratje/Getty Images E. Jean Carroll’s Stunning Accusation Forced Me…

Europe Circumvents U.S. Sanctions On Iran – Forbes

Europe Circumvents U.S. Sanctions On Iran – Forbes

Europe has found a way of circumventing U.S. sanctions on Iran. The governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom have developed a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to enable European businesses to maintain non-dollar trade with Iran without breaking U.S. sanctions. That SPV, known as INSTEX, is now up and running. WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE…

Can Stranger Things grow up in season 3? – The A.V. Club

Can Stranger Things grow up in season 3? – The A.V. Club

TV ReviewsAll of our TV reviews in one convenient place.  Stranger Things’ potent stew of nostalgia invokes youthful experiences universal and specific: If you’ve ever felt like an outcast, experienced love at first sight, or wondered what terrors and marvels lie just beyond the backyard fence, you can relate. And if those experiences were filtered through…

Merger Math: Allergan + AbbVie – Searching out out Alpha

Merger Math: Allergan + AbbVie – Searching out out Alpha

There is plenty of discussion about AbbVie’s (ABBV) recent proposal to acquire Allergan (AGN). The deal appears to be highly polarizing: some love it, some hate it. Which camp you fall into seems to depend on how much of a cynic you are. Those who love the deal see two companies with enormous cash flows…

Trump and Kim Jong-un to Meet at DMZ Dividing Korea – The New York Times

Trump and Kim Jong-un to Meet at DMZ Dividing Korea – The New York Times

ImagePresident Trump, with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, on Sunday became the first president to set foot in the North while in office.CreditCreditBrendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSEOUL, South Korea — President Trump became the first American president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday as he greeted Kim Jong-un, the country’s leader,…

Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that is bigger than politics – CNN

Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that is bigger than politics – CNN

(CNN)”Black people will forgive anything!”I’ve heard that line from so many black friends and relatives over the years that it’s become sort of a running joke.A white governor accused of wearing blackface in a yearbook. We forgive.A white supremacist murders nine black worshippers in a church. We forgive.Countless big-name pastors caught with their hands in…

MacBook Air vs. iPad Legit – Digital Traits

MacBook Air vs. iPad Legit – Digital Traits

Riley Young/Digital TrendsIf you’re in the market for a portable Apple device that still packs plenty of power without emptying your bank account, there are two products that need to be on your shortlist: The MacBook Air and the iPad Pro. At first it may seem like an odd comparison, but there are actually a…

‘Each person Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights – The Contemporary York Times

‘Each person Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights – The Contemporary York Times

In the 50 years since Stonewall, many strides have been made. But for gay people of color, the battle for equal rights isn’t over.ImageCreditCreditBrittainy Newman/The New York TimesIn January of 1966, Time magazine published an essay called “The Homosexual in America,’’ which offered a glimpse into mainstream perceptions of gay life. It accepted the consensus…