Thursday , October 28 2021

Cambridge University to slap ‘trigger warnings’ about ‘offensive’ slavery & racism content on classic children’s books – reports

The project, reportedly paid for by a £80,633 grant from the taxpayer-funded UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, will apparently expose authors who have been “offensive to historically enslaved, colonised or denigrated people”. It is being conducted jointly with the University of Florida, and has also received funds from the …

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Oil hits multi-year highs on tight global supply

Global benchmark Brent crude jumped 71 cents, or 0.8%, to $86.24 a barrel, continuing growth after seven consecutive weekly gains. Earlier in the session, Brent price brushed $86.43 a barrel, reaching its highest level since October 2018. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 87 cents, or 1%, …

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Australian ‘national treasure’ cartoonist loses job after comparing vaccine mandates to Tiananmen square crackdown

Cartoonist Michael Leunig, sometimes referred to as Australia’s “living national treasure”, has revealed that he was forced out of his position at the editorial page of The Age daily newspaper after publishing a political cartoon criticizing the government’s push for mandatory vaccination. Speaking to The Australian on Monday, Leunig said …

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‘Took gold from her’: Gymnastics judging row erupts as Russian star Melnikova loses title after Japanese rival’s score upgraded

Melnikova clinched an historic gold medal in the women’s all-around event earlier in the week at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan, ending the decade-long dominance of American athletes. READ MORE: Gymnastics sensation Angelina Melnikova seizes on Simone Biles & Suni Lee absences to claim world crown (VIDEO) The …

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