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Daily review 22/01/2020

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, January 22nd, 2020 - 9 comments
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9 comments on “Daily review 22/01/2020 ”

  1. Currently running in third place in the UK labour leadership battle, and after getting support from the miners and gmb unions almost certain to have a position on the ballot, I do like the cut of Lisa Nandy's jib.

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/gmb-back-lisa-nandy-labour-21327969

  2. Muttonbird 2

    In The Horrid paywalled section, forensic experts say Crown Prince MBS is implicated in the hacking of Jeff Bezos' phone.

    If there is a rogue state in the Middle East (apart from Israel) it's not Iran, it's Saudi Arabia!

  3. Dennis Frank 3

    Trump goes Green! "President Donald Trump surprised the international ecological community with a pledge to join the One Trillion Trees initiative to fight climate change." https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/21/trump-announces-u-s-will-join-one-trillion-trees-initiative/

    "Trump called himself “a very big believer in the environment,” after recently explaining to reporters that he no longer believes climate change is a hoax. “Nothing’s a hoax about that. It’s a very serious subject,” he told reporters two weeks ago. “I want clean air; I want clean water. I want the cleanest air with the cleanest water. The environment’s very important to me.”

    Bit like the world shifted into an alternate reality, eh? Or like he's got a Jekyll & Hyde thing going. "Trump told a packed forum in the Swiss resort of Davos his country will join the one trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum, which has chosen sustainability as its main theme." https://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-trump-climatechange/trump-says-us-to-join-one-trillion-trees-initiative-idUSKBN1ZK19D

    "We're committed to conserving the majesty of God's creation and the natural beauty of our world," Trump said. https://www.good.is/trump-says-the-u-s-will-join-the-trillion-trees-initiative-calls-environmentalists-prophets-of-doom

    Actually, Gaia created it. Yahweh has been missing from the scene in recent millennia…

    • Anne 3.1

      "President Donald Trump surprised the international ecological community with a pledge to join the One Trillion Trees initiative to fight climate change."

      Doesn't mean a thing. He says these things to placate whoever he is fronting at a given moment then goes off and says or does the opposite.

  4. Tiger Mountain 4

    Mrs Clinton taking a swipe at Bernie and the Sanders Campaign, and prominent supporters, has likely done the world a service. Shows her true nature-given Mr Sanders is known for not attacking people personally, just their actions-and boosts his cred!

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