JUST IN: BBC investigation concludes coronavirus deaths in Iran almost three times higher than health ministry records
The latest crypto-Trumpian argument against European digital sovereignty in today’s FT is hilarious: Europe shouldn’t aspire to have a robust tech sector — because if it does, it will embolden China. Apparently, being an American tech colony means FREEDOM.
#Breaking | Centre as a custodian of the Constitution, should ask the Governor of Maharashtra for a report on the present ugly Mumbai-Patna clash of States’ Police: @Swamy39 , MP, Rajya Sabha. | #SushantJusticeCampaign
Authorities in Manchester, England, declare a "major incident" due to the increase in coronavirus infections rates in "multiple localities"
Beijing repression forces Hong Kong opposition into new tactics
Stacey Abrams on Pres. Trump and the November election: “What I’m worried about is that we will not be able to effectively count the votes of every eligible American because he’s doing his best to undermine our confidence in the process." #CNNSOTU
yo gawking bystanders: its worth seeing how fast everyone who "loved" Ellen turns on her so quickly. the low barrier to entry in canceling people means even the least-cancellable can go at any time. Including you.
Trinity College Dublin has begun transforming its front lawns into wildflower meadows after public support for the bee-friendly project. 🐝 💐 🌱
#BREAKING Hong Kong's leader on Friday said local elections planned for September would be postponed because coronavirus cases have surged in the international finance hub, a move that will infuriate democracy supporters
John Lewis asked The NYT to publish this on the day of his funeral. It is necessary reading. He writes, “When you see something that is not right, you must say something ... Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”
A young boy was seen recently in Ecuador putting a face mask on his dog, before putting one on himself. The two then set off on the boy's bike, with the dog in the front.
Lincoln did not delay elections during the Civil War. FDR did not delay elections during World War II.
JUST IN: Former Pres. Barack Obama calls for action to ensure "every American is automatically registered to vote, including former inmates...adding polling places and expanding early voting, and making Election Day a national holiday."