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The emancipating power of data collection – Women’s March Global 2021

Beanna Olding reports on the efforts by the organisers of the 2016 anti-Trump Women's March to survey global feminists. "the team has constructed a survey to collect data about the cultural and socio-economic obstacles women all over the world are facing today."

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21/01/2021 - yorkshirebylines.co.uk


Joe Biden is now president, but Trump has changed the US for a generation | Martin Kettle

Biden’s warm inauguration words will not reset the dials. The era of US global leadership can’t be rebuilt quickly, if at all

Donald Trump departed today from the American presidency as he arrived four years ago: vain, cruel and telling lies, without any vestige of grace or magnanimity.

There was no acknowledgment of, still less apology for, his deranged delinquency in the face of Covid, or of his election defeat – failures that made the nervy, locked-down inauguration of Joe Biden inevitable. But Trump leaves having changed America.

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20/01/2021 - www.theguardian.com


The Guardian view on Brexit and bureaucracy: the cost of absurdity | Editorial

Conservatives continue to obsess about the burden to business of red tape, except where it is real – at the EU border

Among the various grievances that led to Britain’s departure from the European Union, resentment of worker protections was not dominant for most voters. But it was a point of urgency among many Conservative MPs, for whom freedom to deregulate was the purpose of Brexit.

That is what they meant by regaining sovereignty: emancipation from rules that, in Eurosceptic demonology, suffocate enterprise and limit prosperity. In that ideological conception, a successful Brexit is one that casts off the bureaucratic shackles as soon as possible.

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20/01/2021 - www.theguardian.com


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