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The Problems with the Government’s New Drug Announcement

When senior government ministers announced a £148 million package to “cut drugs crime” in England and Wales on Wednesday, it was accompanied by some clichéd drug war spiel. Made up of £80 million for drug treatment, £40 million for the…

TikTok Is Watching You – Even If You Don’t Have an Account

Photo: AdobeStock/ ink drop. Excel Sheet with the author’s data. Collage by Motherboard This article originally appeared on VICE Italy. 2020 was TikTok’s year. Although the social media platform was already popular by late-2018, nothing could have boosted its user base faster…

President Biden, Assange, Trump Impeachment and The Reckoning | Kim Iversen LIVE Show 1-20-21

Please sign up for my email list here: https://mailchi.mp/8df2a4e15a1a/email-sign-up (I will never spam you or sell your info) Table Of Content: 00:05:00 Addressing COVID Videos 00:21:05 Joe Biden Speech 00:43:38 Assange Hope? 00:53:26 A Reckoning 01:10:25 After Show Reading Chat…

The 17 executive actions Joe Biden has already signed and what they aim to do – SBS News

In 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations signed hours after his inauguration, US President Joe Biden moved swiftly Wednesday to dismantle Trump administration policies his aides said have caused the “greatest damage” to the nation. Despite an inaugural address that…

Uniformed Man Knelt By Beau Biden’s Grave During Inaugural Address

As President Joe Biden was sworn into office Wednesday, a uniformed man was seen paying silent tribute at the grave of Biden’s son Beau.  Delaware News Journal reporter Patricia Talorico captured the poignant image, showing the man kneeling with head bowed…

Man Spends $400 Only To Discover His Limping Dog Was Just Imitating Him Out Of Empathy

This Morning London man Russell Jones was starting to get concerned that his dog Billy was limping, but he couldn’t understand why. So, naturally, he took Billy to the veterinarian for a thorough checkup. Turns out, after dropping £300 ($409)…

Inauguration Day LIVE updates: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris officially assume US office at heavily guarded ceremony in Washington – The Sydney Morning Herald

Summary Donald Trump’s presidency came to an end at noon in Washington DC – 4am AEDT – when Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. Kamala Harris has become the first woman, the first…

Photos of the Dying Town Where the Alcohol Is 96%

This article originally appeared on VICE Belgium. Laurent Meurice, 39, came across Runina while taking pictures for a friend’s website. The small Slovakian village near the borders of Poland and Ukraine captivated the French-Belgian photographer, so he decided to get…

Vogue Will Print Second Kamala Harris Cover After Backlash To ‘Disrespectful’ Original

Fashion-minded readers who disapproved of Vogue’s cover shot of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris can now opt for an alternate version of the magazine with a different photo. Vogue announced Tuesday that the digital edition of its February issue will receive…

I Was a Mormon. Then I Found Psychedelics.

Mormons have these things called “firesides.” Essentially, it’s a once-a-month spiritually-themed TED Talk given by a local church leader to teenagers in the congregation. When I was about 16, I attended a fireside during which the speaker pulled out a…

They Crowdfunded Protesters’ Legal Fees. They Face Two Years in Jail.

Rights groups are calling for the immediate release of a Belarusian journalist and his partner who have been jailed for their alleged involvement in a crowdfunding campaign that pays legal fines for arrested pro-democracy protesters. Supporters say that Andrei Aliaksandrau…

Western Anti-Vaxxers Are Undermining COVID Vaccine Rollouts in African Countries

A well-organised network of international anti-vax accounts is pumping harmful vaccine misinformation into Africa’s social media ecosystem, threatening to undermine the continent’s fragile COVID-19 vaccine rollout.  More than 1,000 misleading reports on coronavirus conspiracies, false cures and anti-vaccine messages have…

18-Year-Old American Girl Imprisoned For Breaking Quarantine In Cayman Islands Has Been Freed

pixabay composite One month ago we reported about 18-year-old Skylar Mack, a student at Mercer University in Georgia, who was arrested and sentenced to four months in prison for breaking quarantine protocols to see her boyfriend, Vanjae Ramgeet, 24, while…

Labor leader Anthony Albanese accuses Scott Morrison of pandering to Donald Trump – ABC News

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has called for Australia to play a more assertive role in its alliance with the United States, accusing Prime Minister Scott Morrison of pandering to departing US President Donald Trump. Key points: Mr Albanese will…