Press play to listen to this article By JACK BLANCHARD PRESENTED BY LLOYDS BANKING GROUP Send tips here | Subscribe for free | Listen to Playbook and view in your browser Good Wednesday morning. SCOOP — PM statement: Theresa May will make an oral statement in the Commons immediately after Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Playbook hears. Nobody in government will say anything more about it, which usually means it’s a security matter — and a fairly serious one at that. Your guess is as good as mine. **A message from Lloyds Banking Group: We’re tackling social disadvantages. In 2018, through our independent charitable foundations, we’ll support the work of 2,500 charities. By 2020, we plan to have reached 7,500 charitable organisations. Learn more.** DRIVING THE DAY PMQs RETURNS: It’s the first Prime Minister’s Questions of the new term at noon, and if Tory Brexit splits and Labour anti-Semitism rows don’t dominate then … [Read more...] about POLITICO London Playbook, presented by Lloyds Banking Group: May statement in the Commons — PMQs is back — PLP fireworks
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Ostrich skin ready for tailoring, huge flat-screen TVs, "Neo-Viagra" and a cure for cancer? North Korea's official shopper's guide is glossy and full of testimonials from satisfied customers and phone and email contact information for the dozens of companies pitching their latest products — though good luck reaching any of them. The "2018 Korea Commodities" catalog, produced by the North's Committee for the Promotion of International Trade, reflects a side of North Korea often lost in the shadow of its nuclear weapons. Leader Kim Jong Un and many other North Koreans firmly believe their country needs to make more and better consumer goods and sell them to the outside world if it is ever going to have a strong — or even sustainable — economy. More goods with the "made in North Korea" label are available than ever before, though international sanctions mean most can't be sold abroad. A look at what North Korea sees as some of its most promising products: Energy … [Read more...] about Ostrich skin and Neo-Viagra? A shopping guide to North Korea
Health 5 August 2015 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/health-33774181 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel This spring saw the first death from measles in the United States in 12 years.Measles infections there are at their highest since the disease was … [Read more...] about What’s behind the ‘anti-vax’ movement?
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, CBS NEWS: It's Sunday, June 17. I'm Margaret Brennan, and this is FACE THE NATION. Fresh from his Singapore summit, President Trump took a victory lap Friday on the North Lawn, with the White House press corps in hot pursuit. He declared the North Korean nuclear threat over. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I have solved that problem. Now, we're getting it memorialized and all. But that problem is largely solved. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: And now turns his attention to the problems at home, including growing national outrage about children separated from their parents who cross into the country illegally. Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their parents under the administration's zero tolerance policy in the last six weeks. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) QUESTION: Do you agree with children being taken away from... (CROSSTALK) TRUMP: No, I hate it. I hate the … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on June 17, 2018
The blurry snapshot catches Leon Trotsky in mid-sentence, in Frida Kahlo’s house sometime in 1937. To the left of the frame is Natalia Sedova, Trotsky’s wife. To the right is Kahlo and, half hidden behind her, a young woman listening intently: Trotsky’s secretary Raya Dunayevskaya. We don’t know what the argument is about but we can be sure of the premise on which it is being conducted: everybody in the photograph is a Marxist. Their ideas about politics, economics, morality and art were shaped by the writings of a man born in Germany 200 years ago. Trotsky would be assassinated in 1940, and Sedova would rage against the Soviet machine thereafter. Kahlo would become one of the most formidable female artists of the 20th century. But it is Dunayevskaya who provides the link between classic Marxism and the only form in which it can be relevant today. “Marxism,” she would insist, “is radical humanism.” As we reach the 200th … [Read more...] about ConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightConsumerBusinessSpotlightWhat the new cult of perfectionism means for motherhoodWhy Marx is more relevant than ever in the age of automation