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Extinction Rebellion Stages Funeral To Mark The End Of London Fashion Week | Politics

  It is not the first time that Extinction Rebellion has raised its voice during London Fashion Week. Indeed, their aim has always been to “shut down” the fashion shows in an attempt to raise awareness about the environmental damage caused by the fashion industry. One of their more recent protests saw the activist group cover themselves in fake blood and[…]

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Greta Thunberg Meets Former US President Barack Obama In Washington | Politics

  On Monday, the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama met Greta Thunberg, the front-runner for this year’s Prize. The Swedish climate activist met the former US president after crossing the Atlantic on a solar-powered boat, a symbolic decision that Greta took against airplane pollution.   Obama praised the activist, describing her as “one of the planet’s greatest advocates”.[…]

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Ai Weiwei Stages Guerrilla Protest In Munich Museum In Support Of Workers’ Rights | Politics

  Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei is well known, not only for his artworks but also for his political actions, for which he has been also arrested. The last political action in which he decided to involve himself was in Munich, at the Haus der Kunst. Ai reportedly criticized the museum’s management for buying expensive works of art “while[…]

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Petition To Eliminate Sexist Definitions From Oxford Dictionary | Politics

  On September 17, Maria Beatrice Giovanardi launched a petition on change.org directed at Oxford University Press. The purpose of this request is to erase the sexist definitions made available by such an reputable source as Oxford University Press. The petition has been signed by almost 30,000 signatories and hopes to reach at least 35,000 signatures.   Indeed, as Beatrice Maria[…]

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League Party Leader Matteo Salvini Attacks New Italian Government At Pontida | Politics

  On the 15th of September, the leader of Italy’s far-right League party Matteo Salvini showed up at the annual rally of the party at Pontida, Lombardy. Following the end of his 14-month government experience with the Five-Star Movement and after the surprising creation of a new government coalition between the Movement and the Democratic Party, Salvini confirmed his determination[…]

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