Monthly Archives: June 2019

Are your tinned tomatoes picked by slave labour?

Tobias Jones and Ayo Awokoya in The Guardian – In the Italian south, the lives of foreign agricultural labourers are so cheap that many NGOs have described their conditions as a modern form of slavery. They live in isolated rural … Continue reading

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Jared Kushner Was My Boss

Aaron Gell in Gen by Medium – What I learned about power, real and imagined, from Trump’s ‘senior adviser’ and son-in-law. Continue reading…

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Why the USA-France World Cup match is biggest game in women’s soccer history

Nancy Armour of USA Today – It’s the biggest game in women’s soccer, ever. Tonight’s World Cup quarterfinal between the top-ranked U.S. women and host France has been sold out for weeks. And if previous games at this World Cup … Continue reading

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“Eric Swalwell asked Joe Biden to pass the torch. Kamala Harris just took it.”

Harris is the name on everyone’s lips after part two of the season’s inaugural Democratic debate. “Harris had a moment — that was two hours long,” Van Jones said on CNN after the debate. CNN’s Chris Cillizza said Harris gave … Continue reading

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Hideous Men

E. Jean Carroll in The Cut section of New York Magazine – Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago. But he’s not alone on the list of awful men in my life. Continue reading … Continue reading

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