Don’t believe all you read

Quote of the day “That’s what the people of our countries now want us to focus on. Building back greener, building back fairer, building back more equal, in a more gender-neutral and a more feminine way.” Boris Johnson addresses his fellow G7 leaders while chairing the first working session of the summit. My take:  Did …

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More from Patriotic Millionaires

 In 2020, CEOs made 320 times as much as an average worker. Yet employees who work day in and day out to help these businesses flourish, are awarded either the deeply-flawed subminimum tipped wage, the minimum wage of $7.25, or other wages that are less than $15 an hour despite the climbing cost of basic …

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An unsuspected love of animals

A man dressed up as a dog took part in the Dog Day celebration in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on 25 April. Turkmenistan’s leader (a Soviet leftover) has already written an ode to the country’s celebrated and extremely large national dog, the Alabai, and built a gilded monument to it. But now the country has gone further, …

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Statehood for DC?

The House’s vote to pass D.C. statehood wasn’t the only milestone for the statehood effort. Earlier, the White House released a statement endorsing D.C. statehood, calling on Congress to “provide for a swift and orderly transition to statehood for the people of Washington D.C.” The Biden administration throwing its support behind statehood adds to the …

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