Day: September 13, 2020

The Transatlantic Assault On The Rule Of Law

Political leaders in the U.S. and U.K. have made concerning statements in recent days that have indicated a disregard for the rule of law. Trump ally Roger Stone, who had been convicted of lying to congress and witness tampering in the Russia investigating only to have his prison sentence commuted

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Brexit Back In Crisis As UK Threatens To Undercut Divorce Pact

United Kingdom and European Union trade talks returned to crisis, amid Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s threat to override the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement he previously signed unless a deal is reached by 15 October. Indicating impatience, his administration drafted the Internal Market Bill on Wednesday. It explicitly violates Brexit, particularly the

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China Delays Renewing Credentials For Journalists At U.S. Outlets

On September 7th, China decided to delay the renewals of expiring press credentials for journalists at American media outlets, including news organizations such as CNN, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal. The decision was a response to Chinese journalists still waiting for their expired visas to be renewed in the

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Police Brutality Sparks Protest In Colombia

Riots protesting police brutality have broken out in Bogotá and civilian unrest has spread to surrounding cities of Medellín, Cali and Manizales. The protest was a public response to the killing of unarmed lawyer, Javier Ordóñez on Tuesday, September 8th. According to police, he was charged with drinking in a

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