He suggested the creation of an expanded grouping called the G10 or G11 and said the summit could be held in the weekend before or after the UN general assembly. The UN summit is currently due in the week beginning 20 September. The White House later said the proposal was aimed at bringing together “traditional allies” to talk about how to deal with China. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump offers to invite Vladimir Putin to expanded G7 summit
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Trump doesn’t seem to care about Americans dying. He certainly doesn’t care about racism or police brutality. But he does care about his ratings – and these are abysmal. Trump is polling so badly that even he, a raving narcissist, seems to realise he might lose. Last week he told Fox News that Joe Biden was “going to be president because some people don’t love me, maybe”. Trump went on to belittle Biden: “I don’t want to be nice or unnice, OK? The man can’t speak.” … [Read more...] about Trump’s presidency is like a dead man golfing. So will he drop out of the election?
Jean Foster, senior vice president of marketing and communications at the Consumer Trade Association, which runs the event, says that the organisation is creating its own digital platform for CES as it expects that turnout will be lower as a result of the virus, and it is therefore switching to a hybrid offering. … [Read more...] about What sort of future does the conference industry have?
A few weeks later, in a sign that perhaps a more consensual approach was gaining the upper hand in XR, the group announced that Hallam – whom Bradbrook had previously described as XR’s “biggest asset and worst liability” – no longer had a formal role with the group. In a statement posted to Facebook on 28 July, Hallam stated that he would be devoting himself to a “new direct action organisation/anti-political party”, Beyond Politics. “I believe immediate high level direct action is a right and duty of all citizens to bring down this genocidal government and those liberal institutions which passively stand by as the greatest crime in human history is taking place,” he wrote. Earlier that month, Beyond Politics had targeted the headquarters of several NGOs including Greenpeace and Amnesty, pouring paint over walls and floors and handing over letters demanding they write to their members, urging them to “rise up against the … [Read more...] about The evolution of Extinction Rebellion
It will also not have escaped Johnson’s attention that a growing number of cabinet ministers have flirted with the anti-EU side. At a summer birthday party for the arch Eurosceptic home office minister John Hayes at Shepherd’s restaurant in Westminster three cabinet ministers – Iain Duncan Smith, Michael Gove and Sajid Javid – all made speeches which made clear that their hearts at least are on the out side. Hayes is a founder of the Cornerstone – dubbed Tombstone – group of socially conservative Tories which gave Cameron a significant boost in the 2005 leadership contest after backing him when he agreed to pull his party out of the centre-right EPP grouping in the European parliament. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson and the EU referendum: London mayor must pick a side