Month: October 2020

Interview – Adom Getachew

This interview is part of our Black History Month features. The interviews speak to the fundamental aims of Black History Month and discuss current research and projects, as well as advice for young scholars. Adom Getachew is Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. She is a political theorist with …

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The Ransomware Conundrum

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher Brief’s national-security focused expert insight by becoming …

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Manchester United transfer news: Jamie Carragher baffled by Donny van de Beek deal

Donny van de Beek is yet to start a Premier League match for Manchester United (Picture: Getty) Jamie Carragher admits he’s baffled as to why Manchester United decided to sign Donny van de Beek after the Dutchman’s mystifying start to life at Old Trafford. The midfielder completed a £35million move to the Theatre of Dreams …

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Can Agroecology Feed the World? — Global Issues

Credit: KMP in the Philippines, supported by the Agroecology Fund Opinion by Elena Pasquini (rome) Friday, October 23, 2020 Inter Press Service ROME, Oct 23 (IPS) – Producing food and ensuring nutrition security, protecting the environment and restoring biodiversity, building sustainable and fair food systems: That’s the promise of agroecology. It is a dream? Or …

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Man’s death early Sunday in Trois-Rivières a possible slaying: police

Article content TROIS-RIVIÈRES — Two suspects were to appear by teleconference Sunday evening to be charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man the previous night in the Cap-de-la-Madeleine sector of Trois-Rivières. Trois-Rivières police arrested them around 3 a.m. Sunday after Philippe Lessard, 32, died from injuries suffered in a home on Montplaisir …

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As the pandemic cripples Airbnb, European cities see a chance to reclaim long-term housing.

Long before the coronavirus swept across Europe this spring, many cities were complaining that a proliferation of short-term apartment rentals aimed at tourists through platforms like Airbnb was driving up housing costs for locals and destroying the character of historic districts. Now that the pandemic has all but cut off the steady flow of visitors, …

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Live Updates: Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination advances

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced her support for Amy Coney Barrett Saturday during a floor speech in the Senate, strengthening the Republican votes to confirm the judge on Monday. Republicans hold a 53-seat majority in the Senate. Only two Republican senators — Murkowski and Susan Collins of Maine — have openly opposed moving on Barrett’s nomination before the …

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