South African scientists say new coronavirus variant has ‘concerning’ number of mutations | TheHill

  A South African research paper released this month detailed a new variant of the COVID-19 virus, with scientists noting that it has “concerning constellations of mutations.” Source: South African scientists say new coronavirus variant has ‘concerning’ number of mutations | TheHill

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Afghanistan Marks the Beginning of the End of US-led Unipolarity – Modern Diplomacy

  While the impact of the terrorist attacks and the following military mobilization of the U.S. leading to invasion of Afghanistan influenced the geopolitical debate in the post-9/11 period, the country’s early victories provided solid ground to the general belief that global order was best described by a stable U.S.-led unipolarity. Unipolar hubris sustained Back […]

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Warmongers Keep Raging About The Phrase ‘Ending The Forever Wars’ And We Should Laugh At Them – by Caitlin Johnstone – Caitlin’s Newsletter

  Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ In the wake of the Afghanistan withdrawal influential promoters of western militarism have been absolutely fuming about the popular idea of ending the forever wars, and their tantrums are not even trying to disguise it as something else. They’re literally using that phrase, “ending the forever […]

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Lucinda Mellor: The daughter of an aristocrat who married punk royalty, Joe Strummer and her continuing struggle to come to terms with his sudden death in 2002

  Things were on the up and up for Joe Strummer in late 2002. He had started work on a new album. On November 15, he and his band The Mescaleros played a benefit show for the Fire Brigades Union’s striking firefighters at Acton Town Hall in West London. Strummer’s former bandmate in The Clash, […]

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