LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney thinks Britain is facing "the first lost decade since the 1860s" when "Karl Marx was scribbling in the British Library." Carney said in a speech on Monday in Liverpool that stagnant wageShow More Summary
The First Amendment to the Constitution begins: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…" and goes on about freedom of speech, the press, and assembly. How does that...Show More Summary
Things are going to get very interesting, very quickly. At virtually ever post-election speech, Donald Trump continues to emphasize the point of building the wall along our Southern border. He
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls formally announced Monday evening that he is running for the presidency in next year’s election. Valls said he would “give everything for France” in a speech to supporters at the town hall in Evry, just south of Paris, where his political career began. “I have a responsibility to unite,” he […]
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The European Union’s unelected executive body has warned Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube that it will consider new censorship laws if the social media giants do not censor content deemed “illegal” within 24 hours of it being posted. The European Commission … More » The post EU Threatens Punishment If Social Media “Hate Speech” Goes Uncensored appeared first on EveryJoe.
Music icon Bob Dylan won't be at the Nobel prize ceremony this week to accept his award, but he has sent along a speech to be read aloud, the Nobel foundation said Monday. The 75-year-old, whose lyrics have influenced generations ofShow More Summary
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In a speech delivered at the Liverpool John Moores University on Monday, Bank of England head, and former Goldman partner, Mark Carney defended his central bank's near-zero borrowing costs which have been increasingly criticized by local...Show More Summary
The European Commission has slammed tech titans Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, saying that they are not moving quickly enough to deal with online hate speech. In late May, Silicon Valley giants agreed in a “Code of Conduct” to keep tackling illegal hate speech on their platforms. Show More Summary
Bob Dylan, the 2016 winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, has written a speech that will be read at the annual awards banquet in Stockholm, the Nobel Foundation announced Monday. And though Dylan won't attend the Dec. 10 event, Patti Smith will perform his 1963 tune "A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall.”...
It wasn't so long ago that we all watched Taylor Swift win Album of the Year for 1989, shade Kanye West in her speech with the precision of a sharpshooter, then happily accept your collective applause. In fact, it was the 2016 Grammys — just this past February! — a ... More »
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Dec. 5 marks the anniversary of the merger of the AFL and CIO in 1955. As we look towards the future, we remember that we can learn a great deal about ourselves as a movement of working people coming together from the past. Thanks to the University of Maryland, we can easily access George Meany's speech at the first joint AFL-CIO Convention in New York City.
At a fundraiser last night for LGBT youth.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) is determined to see the United States act on climate change. In the last four years, he has delivered 150 speeches — amounting to 50 hours on the Senate floor — about the threat of global warming. “I...Show More Summary
Bob Dylan might not be showing up for the Nobel Prize Ceremony this weekend, but he has written an acceptance speech.
Last weekend, Gail Collins over at the New York Times wrote a rather playful column about the fact that Donald Trump doesn't seem to remember things very well. She used a great example. While giving a speech in Indiana last week Trump admitted that he'd had a rather massive memory lapse. Show More Summary