Month: November 2019

Vancouver’s Robson Square Ice Rink opens today

Skaters at the Robson Square Ice Rink in downtown Vancouver. Jason Payne / PNG Vancouver’s only outdoor public skating rink opened Saturday at Robson Square. B.C. Minister of Citizens’ Services Selina Robinson said the free skating rink is now open for its 11th season and will remain open until Feb. 29. The government says more …

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A New Concept for Policy Studies in International Relations

We face a series of existential problems in 21st century international politics (environmental degradation, global migration, and the weaponization of nuclear material, to name just three), whose successful tackling demands radical imagination and suggests thinking beyond the box. Indeed, we are demanded to think beyond, and in radical alternatives to, those understandings of politics and …

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Putin’s Perfect Cover

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Millions could lose access to food stamps under Trump proposal, study finds

Millions of Americans face losing access to food assistance under proposed rule changes by the Trump administration, a new analysis has found. The changes, if they had been instituted last year, would have resulted in 3.7 million fewer people and 2.1m fewer households receiving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as Snap or food stamps, …

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Liverpool 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion: Leaders move 11 points clear despite Alisson red card

Since start of the 2018-19 season, Liverpool have scored 29 headed goals in the Premier League – 10 more than any other team Liverpool keeper Alisson was sent off for a blatant handball outside his penalty area as the Reds moved 11 points clear at the top of the table with victory over Brighton. Jurgen …

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Emmanuel Petit wants Patrick Vieira to be next Arsenal manager

Vieira is a former Gunner (Picture: Getty) Emmanuel Petit is backing Patrick Vieira to take charge of Arsenal because he has doubts about Freddie Ljungberg’s suitability for the job. Unai Emery’s sacking has started a manager hunt at Arsenal, with the club hierarchy considering a host of names including Brendan Rodgers and Mikel Arteta. Ljungberg …

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Cabo Verde’s Morna for UNESCO list, Belgium’s Carnival of Aalst to Go? — Global Issues

by A. D. McKenzie (paris) Friday, November 29, 2019 Inter Press Service PARIS, Nov 29 (IPS) – Morna, the haunting, traditional music of Cabo Verde, is slated to join UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List when a committee meets in Bogotá, Colombia, Dec. 9 to 14, to consider submissions from around the world. Made popular by …

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Karl Lohnes: Visions of sugar plums are dancing in holiday decor this year

Colours of soft pink, plum and burgundy lend a feminine decorating touch this holiday season. Faux Fur Dusty Rose Stocking, CB2.com This year’s trends in Christmas decorating offer a fresh take on festive decor — perfect whether you’re decorating your first tree or updating older holiday accessories. From fashionable to fun, here’s a rundown of …

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Shmoo Cake, Persians and Spudnuts: Touring Canada’s Regional Cuisine

Dan Bilefsky, my colleague who is based in his hometown, Montreal, looked into a existential threat that has united, sort of, two of the city’s greatest rivals: Fairmount Bagel and St-Viateur Bagel. The threat is the prospect that the city might ban the wood-burning ovens that are a key component of what makes Montreal bagels, …

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