Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Guardian view on Trump’s foreign policy: a threat to peace

Donald Trump, now president-elect, on the campaign trail in October. So far, his statements on foreign policy have reflected ‘either ignorance or disdain for what the US has traditionally stood for...

A gilded fantasyland? How Trump might furnish the White House

Donald Trump’s residence in Palm Beach, Mar-a-Lago. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock Nixon built an underground bowling alley, Ford added an outdoor swimming pool, while Obama installed basketball hoops on the Bush’s tennis court....

Trump’s election means more police brutality towards black people

‘Under Donald Trump, black lives will become even more vulnerable to state violence.’ Black Lives Matter demonstrators protest the killing of Joshua Beal by an off duty Chicago police officer. Photograph:...

If the left can woo back white voters, it would benefit everyone

‘These were voters who backed Obama in 2012 so we should not so readily call them racists.’ Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images People of colour have benefited hugely from the progressive politics...

In California, death penalty abolitionists pledge to keep fighting

Condemned inmate Donald DeBose does pushups in a caged recreation yard space on death row at San Quentin State Prison on Aug. 16. (Eric Risberg / Associated Press) As executions have...

Women Rush To Get Long-Acting Birth Control After Trump Wins

Women across the country are rushing to get IUDs. Or at least, they're tweeting about rushing to get long-term birth control, according to a surge of messages on social media. They're...

Prince Harry is right – millennials must take on the trolls

‘Harry wasn’t just having a go at the papers. He was having a direct crack at their readers too, and at prejudice more broadly.’ Photograph: POOL/Reuters Once upon a time, there...

Friday’s best TV: Newsnight; Rick Stein’s Long Weekends; Roots, Reggae, Rebellion

Roots, Reggae, Rebellion. Photograph: James Hale/BBC Newnight US Election Special 8.30pm, BBC2 Newsnight moves to primetime to provide a full analysis of the US election result, two days on – probably...

Morning Sports Update: Isaiah Thomas after second straight blowout: ‘We’re not playing hard’

The Celtics have been lost on defense. The Celtics suffered another embarrassing loss to fall below .500, and Bill Belichick stonewalled the media in yesterday’s biggest sports stories. Isaiah Thomas laments...

The rise of virtual sexual assault and cyber-groping in virtual reality gaming

0 This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Although various forms of online sexual harassment have been with us since the dawn of the internet, recent...

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What It’s Like to Teach Poetry in the Age of Trump

Mathew BradyWalt Whitman. How does anyone walk into a classroom and teach a poem after Trump’s win? Across many walks of life it now...

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