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“Yes, But”: Artist Draws A Series Of Sarcastic Comics That Show How Contradictory Society Is (22 New Pics)

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Not even a year has passed, and Russian artist Anton Gudim is back on We! In today’s article, we want to share more of his sarcastic comics from the “YES, BUT” series. Anton is a master of absurdity, irony, and dark humor. His illustrations perfectly capture the ridiculousness of modern......

Writer Joan Didion, chronicler of contemporary American society, dies at 87

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Writer Joan Didion is escorted to her seat after U.S. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2012 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony at the White House in Washington July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dec 23 (Reuters) – Author Joan Didion,......

‘Racism forces society to confront issues’

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Emotional Rafiq tells MPs about racism at Yorkshire English cricket’s racism scandal is the latest compelling example of the way sport regularly forces society to confront some of its most important issues. The ramifications of this episode have now extended well beyond the borders of the most successful club in......

Artists denounce Israeli ban on Palestinian civil society groups

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They say the groups – al-Haq, Addameer, Defence for Children International-Palestine, Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees, and the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees – are “engaged in critical human rights work”. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return......

Unvaccinated should reflect on their duty to society, Merkel says

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BERLIN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – People who are still not vaccinated as the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic takes hold in Germany must understand they have a duty to the rest of society to protect others, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday. Merkel, speaking at the invitation of New......

The massive asylum changes Jeff Sessions tucked into the footnotes | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Washington CNN —   When Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled that domestic violence and gang victims are not likely to qualify for asylum in the US, he undercut potentially tens of thousands of claims each year for people seeking......

Artist Tells Heartbreaking Stories About The Issues Of Our Society Without Using A Single Word (5 New Comics)

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Every story deserves to be told, but not all stories are glamorous, pleasant, or easy to tell, and so they’re not told as often as others. Stories about the wrongs of our society, the injustice, the gutters, and the underground are exactly that type. But that doesn’t mean that nobody......

How Biden’s $3.5 trillion economic plan compares to LBJ’s Great Society and FDR’s New Deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion economic agenda — and the social spending it would usher in — has few parallels in modern U.S. history. The New Deal era of the 1930s......

China calls for curbs on ‘excessive’ income and for the wealthy to give back more to society

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese President Xi Jinping Aris Messinis | Pool | Reuters BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized at a finance and economic meeting Tuesday the need to support moderate wealth for all — or the idea of “common prosperity,” which......

‘Breaking society apart’: Unvaccinated people are angry as they face more Covid restrictions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Toulouse against France’s mandatory health pass on July 12th 2021. More than 234,000 people demonstrated across France against the pass which will be mandatory for entry to a wide array of public......

Western Reserve Historical Society Acquires Frank Lloyd Wright House Drawings

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click to enlarge Courtesy of WRHS The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in North Madison. Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) has just announced that it’s received a donation of a new architectural collection that documents the historic Mr. and Mrs. Karl A. Staley House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in North......

Cuomo top aide Melissa DeRosa resigns as governor faces potential impeachment | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justin Lane/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Melissa DeRosa, left, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, listens as Cuomo speaks during his daily briefing in a conference room at the New York Stock Exchange on May 26, 2020. CNN —   New York......

Mexico sues U.S. gun companies, alleging ‘massive damage’ that is ‘destabilizing’ to society

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mexican Soldiers guard a crime scene where a man was killed by gun fire in downtown Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, on April 21, 2019. Guillermo Arias | AFP | Getty Images The Mexican government on Wednesday sued several U.S.......

Justice official accused Trump of using DOJ to push election fraud claims in draft resignation letter | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images Patrick Hovakimian testifies during a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing in July 2020. CNN —   House investigators have interviewed a former Justice Department official who drafted – but never sent – a resignation letter......

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