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In David Attenborough's warning about the Earth's future, a lesson for liberals who have failed to unite for the planet's cause
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In David Attenborough's warning about the Earth's future, a lesson for liberals who have failed to unite for the planet's cause

The ability of some types of stories, such as those rooted in religion and nationalism to unite large numbers of people, has outstripped the ability of other stories, which are rooted in ideas of equality and emancipation, to bring people together.

Donald Trump expected to appoint federal judge Amy Coney Barrett as Ginsburg's replacement in US Supreme Court
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Donald Trump expected to appoint federal judge Amy Coney Barrett as Ginsburg's replacement in US Supreme Court

The president’s political advisers hope Barrett's selection will energise his conservative political base during an election campaign in which he has been trailing Joe Biden

Cash flows free as Conservatives, Liberals battle to fill US Supreme Court seat left vacant by Ginsburg's death
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Cash flows free as Conservatives, Liberals battle to fill US Supreme Court seat left vacant by Ginsburg's death

Confirmation of a conservative jurist to succeed Ginsburg, who passed away on Saturday, could cement a right-leaning ideology on the nation’s highest court for decades to come, providing Trump with a lasting legacy whether he wins reelection or not

UK Election 2019: V for Vendetta creator Alan Moore decides to vote after 40 years; will cast a ballot for Labour
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UK Election 2019: V for Vendetta creator Alan Moore decides to vote after 40 years; will cast a ballot for Labour

Moore had earlier publicly endorsed Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party but as an avowed anarchist had said that he would not vote for Corbyn, or anyone.

UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference
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UK political parties hit by back-to-back cyberattacks, security agencies concerned about election interference

The attacks come after Britain's security agencies have warned that Russia and other countries may attempt to disrupt voting.

British election campaign trail sees parties make one misstep after another; Labour's anti-Semitism allegations resurface
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British election campaign trail sees parties make one misstep after another; Labour's anti-Semitism allegations resurface

Nobody expected Britain’s General Election to follow a smooth script, and by the end of a second hectic day of campaigning both of the country’s major parties had suffered a series of unexpected bumps and blows. On Thursday, it was the Opposition Labour Party’s turn

Donald Trump was once a pal to Boris Johnson; now the US president is just a headache for the British PM
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Donald Trump was once a pal to Boris Johnson; now the US president is just a headache for the British PM

Donald Trump was only one of a multitude of headaches for Johnson on Wednesday, as he kicked off his campaign in an election that will serve as a referendum on his Brexit policy

'We will come out on 31 Oct': UK PM Boris Johnson compares Britain to The Incredible Hulk, claims huge progress in Brexit talks
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'We will come out on 31 Oct': UK PM Boris Johnson compares Britain to The Incredible Hulk, claims huge progress in Brexit talks

Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a 'huge amount of progress' towards a Brexit deal with the European Union (EU), in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk.

Boris Johnson tipped to succeed Theresa May amid Brexit chaos; UK's next PM will face several internal, external challenges
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Boris Johnson tipped to succeed Theresa May amid Brexit chaos; UK's next PM will face several internal, external challenges

The buoyant former foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, is so far ahead with bookies and pollsters that it will be a huge shock if rival Jeremy Hunt is declared the victor on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson launches campaign to be Britain's next PM; MPs move to stop former foreign secretary from delivering 'no deal' Brexit
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Boris Johnson launches campaign to be Britain's next PM; MPs move to stop former foreign secretary from delivering 'no deal' Brexit

Boris Johnson launches his campaign Wednesday to replace Theresa May as Britain's next leader, as lawmakers moved to stop him and other hardliners from delivering a 'no deal' Brexit.

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party triumphs in EU vote in Britain; Theresa May's Conservative Party comes in fifth behind Labour, Greens
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Nigel Farage's Brexit Party triumphs in EU vote in Britain; Theresa May's Conservative Party comes in fifth behind Labour, Greens

Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party triumphed and Theresa May's ruling Conservatives endured a historic blow in European Parliament elections, in which Britain was never meant to vote.

Theresa May's final bid to salvage Brexit deal appears doomed after Conservatives, Labour Party reject attempts at compromise
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Theresa May's final bid to salvage Brexit deal appears doomed after Conservatives, Labour Party reject attempts at compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum and offered a package to resolve the EU crisis.

Three UK Conservatives quit party over government's 'disastrous handling of Brexit'
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Three UK Conservatives quit party over government's 'disastrous handling of Brexit'

Three lawmakers from Britain’s governing Conservatives quit over the government’s “disastrous handling of Brexit”.

Conservatives are waging war on US academia; campaign to harass and intimidate professors will end in bloodshed
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Conservatives are waging war on US academia; campaign to harass and intimidate professors will end in bloodshed

At least 50 professors in the United States are literally being targetted at home and in the workplace using stochastic terrorism. A conservative author wrote a book targeting 101 of the “Most Dangerous Academics in America”.

British ex-Liberal Democrat leader and diplomat Paddy Ashdown dies of bladder cancer aged 77
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British ex-Liberal Democrat leader and diplomat Paddy Ashdown dies of bladder cancer aged 77

Paddy Ashdown, the former leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats who served as the international high representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, has died at the age of 77, his party announced. He revealed in November that he was being treated for bladder cancer.

How to end extremism: In an increasingly polarised world, good arguments and an ability to listen can spell hope
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How to end extremism: In an increasingly polarised world, good arguments and an ability to listen can spell hope

By exchanging reasons in the form of arguments, we show each other respect and come to understand each other better

Brett Kavanaugh versus Christine Blasey Ford in next week's likely showdown: All you need to know about this battle of optics and truth in US election season
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Brett Kavanaugh versus Christine Blasey Ford in next week's likely showdown: All you need to know about this battle of optics and truth in US election season

The congressional showdown taking shape between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault is a battle of optics as much as truth, and it comes at the height of campaign season.

Brett Kavanaugh nomination chaos: Donald Trump drops civil tone, slams accuser Christine Blasey Ford's credibility
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Brett Kavanaugh nomination chaos: Donald Trump drops civil tone, slams accuser Christine Blasey Ford's credibility

Abandoning his previous restraint, US president Donald Trump challenged by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it to law enforcement.

Americans are having a good laugh over the Brett Kavanaugh circus as this wildcard explodes into midterm election calculations
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Americans are having a good laugh over the Brett Kavanaugh circus as this wildcard explodes into midterm election calculations

Recent polling already has the Republicans on the ropes among younger college educated women. The Kavanaugh story will only deepen the cultural chasm. ““The Republican college-educated woman is done...They’re gone. They were going anyway at some point in time. Trump triggers them”, Trump’s exiled chief strategist Steve Bannon said long before Kavanaugh was anywhere on the scene.