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She found her voice: Michelle Obamas DNC speech hailed as her boldest yet The first ladys thunderbolt convention address has been applauded as authentic, uncompromising and political and shows how far shes comeWhen Michelle Obama spoke before the Democratic national convention four years ago, her self-description as Americas mo
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bernie the authoritarian, Democrats' civil war, and other notable commentary From the left: The Democratic Partys Civil War Democrats and Republicans arent the only ones who seem to be describing two different Americas. So are the two wings of the Democratic Party, writes Peter Beinart at The Atlantic. Hillary Clinton is running t
New York Post | Jul 26, 2016 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Guardian view on negative interest rates: positives and minuses | Editorial It all began with a cloud no bigger than a mans hand almost a decade ago. This latest move is unlikely to be the end of itSmall events can take on great significance. One sleepy summer nine years ago, the French bank BNP Paribas suspended trading in three
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 6:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hillary's biggest problems have nothing to do with Trump As the Democratic National Convention convenes in Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton faces many widely reported challenges. She is generally not trusted, and the majority of Americans tend to repeat what has now become a clich invented by President Obama: Clin
New York Post | Jul 26, 2016 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillary Clinton must do all she can to unite the Democratic party this week | Matt Laslo The DNC email leak and the Tim Kaine pick alienated many progressives who have been hostile to Clinton. She and the party must placate them and fast Related: The Sanders movement is bigger than Bernie. Now it must defeat Trump | Owen Jones During this top
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Michelle Obama's epic speech showed us how bad the alternative is | Jessica Valenti The conventions have thrown the gender politics of the two parties into stark relief: Republicans revel in misogyny, while Democrats celebrate female leadersIts hard to imagine two political conventions more dissimilar than the ones weve watched this past
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This year's wildfires are bad. Climate change will make future ones worse | Anthony LeRoy Westerling Warming temperatures dry out land, making it all more flammableOnce again, it is fire season in the western United States. This month, the extreme fire that seems to test the bounds of our recent, place-based memory of how fires behave is the Sand Fire bu
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia may well be meddling in the US election. Why wouldn't it? | Mary Dejevsky Evidence of direct Kremlin involvement in the DNC email leak is scanty. But its entirely plausible Russian intelligence exploited the activity of amateur hackersAltogether now, lets blame Putin. That has become the favourite refrain of what we used to cal
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sure, Taylor Swift deserves protection from trolls. But dont we all? | Lindy West News that Instagram has supposedly developed an algorithm so the pop star can automatically delete abuse is welcome. But there are many vulnerable groups who need it, tooIn the battle against online harassment, a few bits of conventional wisdom have held
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
I am a Muslim doctor. I saved a Christian in Pakistan and it nearly cost my life | Anonymous I gave the patient emergency medicine donated through Islamic alms-giving. I didnt know they were only meant for Muslims Related: Tell us how you got here: share your stories of immigration I am a Pakistani medical doctor, currently receiving political as
The Guardian | Jul 26, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend