Europe/Americas update: March 14-15 2019

EUROPE POLAND It's nice to see Polish media keeping it classy: A Polish-language weekly, Only Poland, was reportedly spotted at Poland’s Parliament on Wednesday with a front-page offering to inform readers “How to spot a Jew.” Listed were markers such as “Names, anthropological features, expressions, appearances, character traits, methods of operation” and “disinformation activities.” The … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: March 14-15 2019

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Europe/Americas update: October 9 2018

CLIMATE CHANGE A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change finds that we're all careening very rapidly toward disaster: On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a daunting report, suggesting that we are currently on track for around 3 degrees Celsius of warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions. The IPCC … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: October 9 2018

Europe/Americas update: September 26 2018

EUROPE RUSSIA Around 100 people protested on Wednesday in the city of Magas, capital of Russia's Ingushetia region. The regional government has apparently cut a deal with the Chechnyan regional government over some sort of minor land swap, which triggered the correspondingly minor public outcry. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Secessionist Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik has suddenly … Continue reading Europe/Americas update: September 26 2018