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Manila Bulletin
France’s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination,” he told BFMTV. B
France’s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 minutes ago
(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination,” he told BFMTV. But in a sign of the divisions within the Socialist government on the issue, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said the “proliferation” of burkini bans “was... Read more
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The Economic Times
France, the burkini and a "battle of cultures"social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
France, the burkini and a "battle of cultures"
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education... Read more
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Scotsman
Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by SmithLabour government wasn’t radical enough. “Scotland is a radical country and a
Jeremy Corbyn’s backing for Remain cast in doubt by Smith
Scotsman / Posted 4 hours ago
Labour government wasn’t radical enough. “Scotland is a radical country and a socialist country and people want to see a Socialist government at Westminster. Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale has already pledged her support for Mr Smith. But the... Read more
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Raw Story
France’s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination,” he told BFMTV. B
France’s highest court to rule Friday on burkini ban
Raw Story / Posted 8 hours ago
(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination,” he told BFMTV. But in a sign of the divisions within the Socialist government on the issue, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said the “proliferation” of burkini bans “was... Read more
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Canberra Times
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsSamali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France.
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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Brisbane Times
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsSamali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France.
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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The Age
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsSamali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France.
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsSamali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France.
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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WA Today
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash growsSamali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France.
French PM Manuel Valls defends burkini ban as global backlash grows
WA Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini in Marseille, southern France. Photo: AP In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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10h
Channel NewsAsia
French PM defends burkini ban but some in cabinet warysocial media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
French PM defends burkini ban but some in cabinet wary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, France's Moroccan-born education minister said the debate was... Read more
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iol.co.za
French PM defends burkini banIn a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential el
French PM defends burkini ban
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education minister, cautioned the debate was fanning racist rhetoric and being used for political... Read more
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Reuters
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education... Read more
2 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
France, the burkini and asocial media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
France, the burkini and a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education... Read more
13 related stories
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Reuters
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education... Read more
2 related stories
13h
Channel NewsAsia
France's highest court mulls bid to reverse burkini ban(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination," he told BFMTV. B
France's highest court mulls bid to reverse burkini ban
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination," he told BFMTV. But in a sign of the divisions within the Socialist government on the issue, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said the "proliferation" of burkini bans "was... Read more
157 related stories
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Swissinfo
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global conste
France, the burkini and a 'battle of cultures'
Swissinfo / Posted 14 hours ago
social media this week, upsetting many French Muslims and causing global consternation. In a sign of rifts opening in the socialist government before a presidential election in 2017, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, France's Moroccan-born education... Read more
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14h
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
France's highest court mulls bid to reverse burkini ban(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination," he told BFMTV. B
France's highest court mulls bid to reverse burkini ban
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 hours ago
(to Muslims), we are protecting them against discrimination," he told BFMTV. But in a sign of the divisions within the Socialist government on the issue, Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem said the "proliferation" of burkini bans "was... Read more
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dna
FACTBOX: Nicolas Sarkozy's book sets out his presidential comeback platformyears, with a job guarantee for a majority of employees. * The tax relief plan
FACTBOX: Nicolas Sarkozy's book sets out his presidential comeback platform
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
years, with a job guarantee for a majority of employees. * The tax relief plan for companies implemented under the current Socialist government would be doubled. At least €34 billion in social contributions would be cut to increase French... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fawu rejects tripartite allianceCape, who urged the union to find a new political home in Numsa formed, United
Fawu rejects tripartite alliance
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Cape, who urged the union to find a new political home in Numsa formed, United Front which they believe could deliver a socialist government. “We must decide as Fawu to align ourselves with the decision but should not be in a hurry although we... Read more
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Times of Malta
What would Sarkozy do if re-elected as French president?years, with a job guarantee for a majority of employees. * The tax relief plan
What would Sarkozy do if re-elected as French president?
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
years, with a job guarantee for a majority of employees. * The tax relief plan for companies implemented under the current Socialist government would be doubled. At least €34 billion in social contributions would be cut to increase French... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Venezuela's Latest Response To Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakerieswheat used to make the flour that's then used to make bread. But this is indic
Venezuela's Latest Response To Food Shortages: Ban Lines Outside Bakeries
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
wheat used to make the flour that's then used to make bread. But this is indicative of the magical thinking of Venezuela's socialist government: the breakdown of the economy couldn't possibly because of failed economic policy, and scarcity must be... Read more
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The New Statesman
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year onwhatever he thinks is going to get him elected. I don’t believe at all that he
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year on
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
whatever he thinks is going to get him elected. I don’t believe at all that he means what he says about creating a radical socialist government given that he’s got the backing of Peter Mandelson, Alastair Campbell and Tony Blair, people who’ve... Read more
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The China Post
Montebourg enters French presidential raceof the campaign season. Maverick left-winger Montebourg is the third former mi
Montebourg enters French presidential race
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
of the campaign season. Maverick left-winger Montebourg is the third former minister from President Francois Hollande's Socialist government to declare his intention to stand as a candidate after former ecology minister Cecile Duflot and Benoit... Read more
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The Washington Times
Venezuela faces collapse because of socialist government, disarmed populaceANALYSIS/OPINION: Last week the socialist government of Venezuela began seizin
Venezuela faces collapse because of socialist government, disarmed populace
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Last week the socialist government of Venezuela began seizing and destroying handguns, rifles and shotguns — continuing the late Hugo Chavez’s effort to solve the nation’s crime problem by disarming the nation. However, since... Read more
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The Washington Times
Socialism at war with marriage, familyin us. But it invariably leads to poverty, dishonesty and even tyranny. Years
Socialism at war with marriage, family
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
in us. But it invariably leads to poverty, dishonesty and even tyranny. Years ago, I visited Jamaica when it was under a socialist government. Things had deteriorated. Trying to fool the people, the government ordered imported goods to be... Read more
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Zero Hedge
For Sale: The World's First $1+ Billion Dollar Houseweight of both a collapse in tourism as a result of a recent surge in terrorist
For Sale: The World's First $1+ Billion Dollar House
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
weight of both a collapse in tourism as a result of a recent surge in terrorist attacks, and the destructive influence of a socialist government, Nice Matin on Friday reported that the former home of Belgium King Leopold II can be yours (assuming... Read more
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Daily Mail
The world's most expensive villa goes on sale for 1BILLION euros‘The Cedars’ mansion is on the market comes as the country struggles during one
The world's most expensive villa goes on sale for 1BILLION euros
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
‘The Cedars’ mansion is on the market comes as the country struggles during one of its worst recessions for years and the Socialist government tries to deal with a security crisis. Despite all this, Nice Matin today reports that the former home... Read more
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SUR in English
Uncertainty over contract length delays Puerto Ban�s sale. Surinenglish.comshedding doubt on the legal situation of licences granted during the dictatorsh
Uncertainty over contract length delays Puerto Ban�s sale. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 6 days ago
shedding doubt on the legal situation of licences granted during the dictatorship. In September 2011, during the last Socialist government, a revised version of the law governing state ports and merchant navy, was passed by royal decree. This... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This 10-bedroom house comes with a whopping price tagdynasty The mansion goes on the market comes as the country struggles during o
This 10-bedroom house comes with a whopping price tag
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
dynasty The mansion goes on the market comes as the country struggles during one of its worst recessions for years and the Socialist government tries to deal with a security crisis. The estate agent said: "Despite France’s problems, there should... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Will market forces spell the end of Obamacare?to believe there is a free lunch though; that government can force somebody els
Will market forces spell the end of Obamacare?
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to believe there is a free lunch though; that government can force somebody else to pay for their wants and needs. Every socialist government has collapsed under the weight of all the programs. We are headed there in America. Even our great... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Greatest Central Banker in HistoryHe didn’t want to miss it. Later, in 1936, Moreau was chairman of a large Fren
Greatest Central Banker in History
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 6 days ago
He didn’t want to miss it. Later, in 1936, Moreau was chairman of a large French private bank, Paribas. A big-spending, socialist government had come to power in France. Naturally, it needed to borrow money to fund its deficit spending. So, it... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Venezuela's Oil Crisis Is Opening Old Wounds With Colombiajust a few hours and buy the essential everyday supplies once offered to them a
Venezuela's Oil Crisis Is Opening Old Wounds With Colombia
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
just a few hours and buy the essential everyday supplies once offered to them at low, subsidized prices by their prosperous socialist government. As the global oil price continues to hover under $50 a barrel, Venezuela – a country for which 95... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trump campaign chief worked for Marcoswere Angolan warlord Jonas Savimbi, whose rebel group got $250 million under Re
Trump campaign chief worked for Marcos
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
were Angolan warlord Jonas Savimbi, whose rebel group got $250 million under Reagan and Bush in its war against Angola’s socialist government, and the late Zaire dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. His name also appears in connection with a French... Read more
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Reuters
France's security fears take wind out of Macron's presidential sailsiron-clad job protection and civil servants' jobs for life, and in the process
France's security fears take wind out of Macron's presidential sails
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
iron-clad job protection and civil servants' jobs for life, and in the process became the most popular minister in the Socialist government. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF REQUIRED But suddenly, voters are looking beyond the sluggish economy and... Read more
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Swissinfo
France's security fears take wind out of Macron's presidential sailsiron-clad job protection and civil servants' jobs for life, and in the process
France's security fears take wind out of Macron's presidential sails
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
iron-clad job protection and civil servants' jobs for life, and in the process became the most popular minister in the Socialist government. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF REQUIRED But suddenly, voters are looking beyond the sluggish economy and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Trump campaign chief Manafort: Dark knight of lobbyistswere Angolan warlord Jonas Savimbi, whose rebel group got $250 million under Re
Trump campaign chief Manafort: Dark knight of lobbyists
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
were Angolan warlord Jonas Savimbi, whose rebel group got $250 million under Reagan and Bush in its war against Angola's socialist government, the Philippines president Marcos and the late Zaire dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. His name also appears... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Hot Button responses: What would a Hillary Clinton presidency mean for Oregon? (Letters)lowering wages and taking the last of the jobs. The United states will become
Hot Button responses: What would a Hillary Clinton presidency mean for Oregon? (Letters)
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
lowering wages and taking the last of the jobs. The United states will become a failed welfare state just like every other socialist government has before — and just like Venezuela is right now. Then there is the health care issue. We have already... Read more
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Investopedia
Why You Can't Get a Big Mac and Fries in Venezuela (MCD)as many as 90% of Venezuelan families do not have access to sufficient food res
Why You Can't Get a Big Mac and Fries in Venezuela (MCD)
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
as many as 90% of Venezuelan families do not have access to sufficient food resources.Political Blowback Venezuela's socialist government, headed by Maduro, has a history of punishing and slandering private businesses, especially foreign... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Marked man: The Imam trying to unite France now on ISIS hit listthe people in Bordeaux but more an attack from outside that will pit different
Marked man: The Imam trying to unite France now on ISIS hit list
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
the people in Bordeaux but more an attack from outside that will pit different communities against one another." France's socialist government has repeatedly promoted Imam Oubrou's views and work, as it tries to "reform" Islam and tackle the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying t
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying to undermine Venezuela's economy and its socialist government. Venezuela's border region has become a hotbed for smuggling of various items, like drugs and weapons,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying t
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying to undermine Venezuela's economy and its socialist government. Venezuela's border region has become a hotbed for smuggling of various items, like drugs and weapons,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying t
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying to undermine Venezuela's economy and its socialist government. Venezuela's border region has become a hotbed for smuggling of various items, like drugs and weapons,... Read more
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Business Insider
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying t
After a year of isolation, 'the most miserable country in the world' is 'interested in a new beginning'
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
on the "plague" of smugglers and paramilitary groups who he accused of trying to undermine Venezuela's economy and its socialist government. Venezuela's border region has become a hotbed for smuggling of various items, like drugs and weapons,... Read more
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EuroNews
Venezuela and Colombia agree to re-open border crossingscaused by the crash in global oil prices. Opponents are seeking a recall refere
Venezuela and Colombia agree to re-open border crossings
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
caused by the crash in global oil prices. Opponents are seeking a recall referendum that could oust Maduro, claiming his socialist government is to blame for the mess. He puts it down to the fall in oil prices. Last year the border closure... Read more
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The New Statesman
For many in my fearful, frustrated generation, “having it all” means opting out of monogamyof its roots as a ‘social movement,’ Owen is the candidate capable of providing
For many in my fearful, frustrated generation, “having it all” means opting out of monogamy
The New Statesman / Posted 13 days ago
of its roots as a ‘social movement,’ Owen is the candidate capable of providing a forward-thinking and outward-reaching Socialist government. Now is the time to build upon the momentum (!) provided by Jeremy’s time as leader and propel the party... Read more
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Salon.com
Plutocrats make it clear: Capitalism trumps democracy — why some free-marketeers actually like dictatorsSep. 11, 1973 (the “first 9/11,” as Chileans say today), the CIA helped violent
Plutocrats make it clear: Capitalism trumps democracy — why some free-marketeers actually like dictators
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
Sep. 11, 1973 (the “first 9/11,” as Chileans say today), the CIA helped violently overthrow Chile’s democratically elected socialist government. The U.S. subsequently propped up Pinochet’s bloody dictatorship. Nobel Prize-winning libertarian... Read more
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The New Statesman
I'm voting Owen Smith - because to me, he's a true leaderof its roots as a ‘social movement,’ Owen is the candidate capable of providing
I'm voting Owen Smith - because to me, he's a true leader
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
of its roots as a ‘social movement,’ Owen is the candidate capable of providing a forward-thinking and outward-reaching Socialist government. Now is the time to build upon the momentum (!) provided by Jeremy’s time as leader and propel the party... Read more
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Breitbart
FBI: Chinese Could Build UK Nuclear Plant With Stolen U.S. TechnologyEra” with Beijing. The rest of the investment is due to come from French energ
FBI: Chinese Could Build UK Nuclear Plant With Stolen U.S. Technology
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
Era” with Beijing. The rest of the investment is due to come from French energy firm EDF, which is controlled by France’s socialist government. The American indictment says that CGN’s board of directors is “comprised of members of the Communist... Read more
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Daily Mail
French waterpark cancels 'burkini day' event following criticismfor selling Muslim-style fashions such as the full-body burkini. Laurence Ross
French waterpark cancels 'burkini day' event following criticism
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
for selling Muslim-style fashions such as the full-body burkini. Laurence Rossignol, the families secretary in the Socialist government, said designers were kowtowing to religious conservatives, shirking their responsibilities and promoting... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Pretender to France's non-existent throne embroiled in succession rowan interview with a magazine close to France’s small but vocal monarchist movem
Pretender to France's non-existent throne embroiled in succession row
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
an interview with a magazine close to France’s small but vocal monarchist movement, L’Action Française, he condemned the Socialist government and said: “Today we are in the same impasse as in 1789. We risk seeing the same terrifying events... Read more
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