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EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

UK and EU talk again, but France and Italy bicker

UK May goes back to EU again, but they’re still not budging Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have...
TV License

TV License: What It Is & Why It Needs To Be Scrapped

The first time Americans hear that the UK requires residents to have a license to watch live television, it’s likely to induce an incredulous...
china

Human Rights Lawyer Jailed, Attack In Afganistan, & IP Law Woes

"In Afghanistan, there’s an attack on a government building in Kabul so far with 47 confirmed killed. In China, there’s a new bid for a law on intellectual property amidst the trade war with the US and there’s a human rights lawyer who was on trial the day after Christmas."

Britain Can’t Dodge EU Copyright, Brexit Wrangling, And Soviet Foul Play

Can Britain keep the memes? Internet trolls in Britain will have to hold their breath longer as it appears the EU’s copyright directive, Articles 11...

GM Closure, First Nations, & The Post Strike

"In Halifax, prominent members of First Nations tribes across Canada met for a special summit on self-governance. The primary focus was on the self-determination of the local Atlantic tribe the Mi'kmaq. Much of the summit focused on the quality of life differences experienced by indigenous tribes and the push for sovereignty for First Nations tribes."

Thought Police, Chequing Yourself, and More Posturing On Syria

War Drums a’Beating Again. Thanks to Peter Hitchens again for bringing such an important matter to attention: as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran escalate, the UK...
china

China, What The Hell Is Your Problem This Week?

This weeks roundup will be full focused on China as its been the centerpiece of news this past week. An ex-Canadian diplomat, Michael Kovrig...

Electoral Reform Bill Passes & Carbon Tax Support

"This week on the Canadian News roundup we see bill C-76 on electoral reform passing, support for carbon tax from private businesses, and more."
Bolsonaro

Response To The Mises Institutes’ Praise Of Bolsonaro

In the first week of January, Tho Bishop of the Mises Institute published an article titled “Cleaning Up "Marxist Trash" is the Best Way...
Tibet

Three T’s of China: Tibet

"The issue with Tibet is that China is the crazy girlfriend that will not let go. She still considers them a couple while everyone else knows it’s more complicated and really shouldn’t continue."

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Ruff

Ruff and Phillips Speak to the Success of Libertarian Party Down Ballot Wins

"Kim Ruff is a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for president in 2020. Her campaign is dedicated to focusing on local elections and to impassion people to be the spark to reignite liberty."
Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg and the Problem of Child Soldiers

"The first step in solving a problem is to acknowledge that there is one. The faster we acknowledge how unacceptable this is in politics, the sooner we can all hopefully move beyond them."

What Is ‘Left’ and What Is ‘Right’?

The German liberal-conservative magazine Junge Freiheit (Young Freedom) published a  survey in 2018 about how the Germans see themselves politically on the left-right scale....