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Trump's trade war with China risks jobs and profits in working-class areas

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Trump's trade war with China risks jobs and profits in working-class areas
- The U.S. temporarily exempted several major trading partners, including the European Union, Mexico and Canada. China, which was left on the target list, retaliated by imposing tariffs on $3 billion in U.S. products, including apples, pork and ginseng. Trump responded by adding more protectionist ...

Military schools. Amnesty for narcos. How Mexico's presidential candidates want to fight crime.

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Military schools. Amnesty for narcos. How Mexico's presidential candidates want to fight crime.
- Each of the candidates has taken turns talking back to Trump, especially after he accused Mexico recently of failing to stop a caravan of Central American migrants headed toward the U.S. border. Trump has vowed to build a massive wall on the border and rip up NAFTA if the treaty can't be renegotiated.

Macron embraces Trump — and elegantly knifes him in the back

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Macron embraces Trump — and elegantly knifes him in the back
- The president of Mexico canceled a visit, and now raises his popularity ratings by openly criticizing the American counterpart, as do most other politicians in Mexico. But now Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, has tried something more complicated. Apparently on a whim — he didn't believe the ...

Judge deals setback to Trump on 'Dreamers' program

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Judge deals setback to Trump on 'Dreamers' program
- Nearly 690,000 people were enrolled when the Trump administration said it was ending the program, and 8 out of 10 were from Mexico. To qualify, they needed to have arrived before they turned 16, been younger than 31 in June 2012, completed high school or served in the military, and had clean .

Farage BLASTS Sadiq Khan and 'ghastly' John Bercow for HARMING UK Brexit trade talks

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Farage BLASTS Sadiq Khan and 'ghastly' John Bercow for HARMING UK Brexit trade talks
- Speaking on his LBC show, the former Ukip leader claimed the London Mayor and Speaker of the House of Commons were to blame if the UK was behind France in establishing a good relationship with Trump. Nigel Farage also praised French President Emmanuel Macron for his ...

We're Going to See a Lot More Walls”

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We're Going to See a Lot More Walls”
- You are also saying that the populist backlash in American and Europe (Trump, Brexit, various movements in other countries) is a backlash to globalism, right? Correct. (Although, to be clear, globalism is working exceptionally well for the globalists.) The populist backlash in the U.S. and across the ...

The US can't call itself an ethical nation while it continues to sell arms to Saudi Arabia

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The US can't call itself an ethical nation while it continues to sell arms to Saudi Arabia
Trump, his enablers in Congress and his supporters are guilty. I shudder to ... So while the Welsh government is poised to accept the latest Brexit compromise from Westminster, the SNP administration in Scotland is not. Why? ... A successful outcome for the UK from Brexit is not on her agenda.

New WAR of Independence' Nigel Farage BLASTS 'clever' Macron for uniting Trump AGAINST UK

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New WAR of Independence' Nigel Farage BLASTS 'clever' Macron for uniting Trump AGAINST UK
- The arch-Brexiteer said: “We are almost back to the war of independence when the Americans are fighting against the Brits and the French contingent side with the Americans. “As Trump said America's oldest ally. “This is absolutely crazy, we voted for Brexit, Trump supported it and on the back of that, ...

Singing to fight the stigma and social isolation of dementia

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Singing to fight the stigma and social isolation of dementia
- They're coming to the end of the first 14-week pilot phase of a two-year study looking into how participation in an intergenerational choir might foster social engagement and caregiver well-being, improve quality of life for persons with dementia, and reduce some of the stigma surrounding memory loss.

Making Teen Mental Health a Priority

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Making Teen Mental Health a Priority
- She shares that message in her outreach efforts with students, teachers and staff at middle schools, with the goal of removing the stigma of mental health struggles. (She was in middle school when her own descent began.) “My greatest regret in life is not getting help sooner,” Dani Pattiz said. “I did have ...

A wave of young startups is breaking stigma around sex, romance, and relationships

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A wave of young startups is breaking stigma around sex, romance, and relationships
- Not anymore. Chowdhry can now book a few hours at a respectable hotel with a smartphone app called StayUncle, which specializes in short daytime stays. It's part of a wave of young startups that are building businesses out of breaking centuries-old stigma surrounding sex, romance and relationships ...

To Europe's shame, Roma remain stigmatised outsiders – even when they live in mansions

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To Europe's shame, Roma remain stigmatised outsiders – even when they live in mansions
- Anti-Roma sentiment and negative stereotypes across Europe are so pervasive that even wealthy Roma families face stigma and inferior treatment. That's the finding of our new research on wealthy Roma households in Romania, which exposes the deep-seated stigmatisation of Europe's perennial ...

An addiction researcher shares 6 strategies to address the opioid epidemic

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An addiction researcher shares 6 strategies to address the opioid epidemic
- Though overprescribing opioids may have contributed to the current epidemic, many addiction experts believe that the root causes remain poverty, incarceration, drug and health policies, stigma toward people who use drugs, and a lack of access to drug treatment. Yet much of what has been done to ...

40 percent of men experience weight stigma, study shows

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40 percent of men experience weight stigma, study shows
- An estimated 40 percent of men feel judged for their weight, either being too skinny or obese, according to new research that focuses on an area typically observed in women. “Understanding the ways in which weight stigma is experienced in men is essential for creating effective weight stigma reduction ...

Obese Men Also Suffer 'Weight Stigma'

Obese Men Also Suffer 'Weight Stigma'
- It's a long-held stereotype that men are less self-conscious about their weight than women. But a new study reveals that obese men are just as likely as women to be mistreated and stigmatized by others due to their excess pounds. Two out of five men surveyed said they've been on the receiving end of ...

Study examines denigration when people call a place a 'shithole'

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Study examines denigration when people call a place a 'shithole'
- In a Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers study, the majority of tweets were aimed at places where the tweeter was not from, a form of othering consistent with how territories are stigmatized by those in positions of power such as policymakers, politicians, and journalists. Also, an important ...

Boris Johnson says he is prepared to resign over the customs union – and this time he might ...

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Boris Johnson says he is prepared to resign over the customs union – and this time he might ...
- Some pro-EU cabinet ministers hope that MPs will assert their right to shape the EU deal. May might call it a customs “agreement” rather than “union”, but it would be similar to current arrangements.

Danish MEP pushes UK Danes to vote local to stop Brexit

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Danish MEP pushes UK Danes to vote local to stop Brexit
- An MEP for Denmark's ruling Liberal Party is helping front a social media campaign to push more than one million EU citizens vote for the anti-Brexit Liberal ... “The are fighting for an 'exit from Brexit', as it's called, and that's why it's so important that you get to vote for them in the local election, so that you ...

Nicola Sturgeon is playing a high-stakes Brexit power game

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Nicola Sturgeon is playing a high-stakes Brexit power game
- It comes as no surprise to me that Nicola Sturgeon has overruled her constitutional minster, Michael Russell, and rejected the UK Government's latest proposals for the gradual transfer of powers returning from Brussels to Holyrood. The fact that the Welsh First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has broken ranks ...

Brexit chaos could bring down Theresa May -- and her government

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Brexit chaos could bring down Theresa May -- and her government
- Lawmakers will this week hold a nonbinding vote on the future of Britain's trade after Brexit. It is a vote that could set in motion a series of events that could lead to the fall of the Prime Minister and her Conservative government. The House of Commons will vote on whether the UK should stay in the ...

Brits to pay £6 visa to travel to EU countries after Brexit

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Brits to pay £6 visa to travel to EU countries after Brexit
- If Britain wanted to be exempt from this new €7 visa scheme, it will have to be negotiated as part of the Brexit talks. We won't know until these are published later this year or next, but given Theresa May has ruled out membership of the single market - and therefore freedom of movement - that would be ...

The EU is 'deeply concerned' about Liam Fox's 'incompetent' handling of Brexit

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The EU is 'deeply concerned' about Liam Fox's 'incompetent' handling of Brexit
- The European Commission is worried about the UK government's "incompetent" lack of preparation for rolling over trade deals after Brexit. The Commission has told the rest of the EU it is concerned about "indecision" within the UK trade department over plans to roll over 40 free trade agreements

Does Brexit put the rock in a hard place?

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Does Brexit put the rock in a hard place?
- The post Brexit status of the British overseas territory of Gibraltar is set to be discussed by EU leaders on Friday. It could have big implications for Gibraltar, which gave the highest vote to remain in the EU referendum. The BBC's Europe Reporter Gavin Lee explains what's at stake. 43m ago. Share this ...

EU citizens could be the next victims of Theresa May's 'hostile' immigration policy

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EU citizens could be the next victims of Theresa May's 'hostile' immigration policy
- Most of the 3.6 million EU citizens living in the UK expect to be able to register for permanent British citizenship easily after Brexit, but the scale of the Home Office's task means some are likely to fall through the cracks. "I've received a lot of messages since the Windrush situation started from people that ...