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Shutdown Continues & 2020 Begins To Ramp Up

The shutdown drags on, the border debate continues, and the 2020 election is getting closer every day. This is the last week in review. Shutdown The...

May Loses Again, No Deal Opposed, & ID For Porn???

"The cabinet proposed 21 days to prepare a Plan B if the House decided that it did still not support May’s deal on Brexit. MPs voted down this proposal, meaning May has three days to come up with something substantial." Writes James Smith in this week's roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every monday as well!
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China Meeting With North Korea & Saudi Refugee

"Kim Jong Un visited China this last week which is interested as it is prior to the next US-North Korea Summit. In Thailand is a developing story where a Saudi Arabian woman locked herself into a Thai hotel to escape having to return to Saudi Arabia. China is coming under the microscope as their censorship policies are going to be upgraded this year with the new challenges of 2019." All in this week's South & East Asian News Roundup

Gidimt’en Block Pipeline, Trudeau Breaks Rules, & Tax Hikes

"This week we’ll be diving into important federal tax changes, an indigenous tribe from First Nations expects RCMP push back, and Trudeau in hot water over a new video."

New Congress & A Green New Deal

"We are currently running a trillion dollar deficit, and almost no one in Washington seems to have a problem with perpetual war (and will fight to keep it), so before this “Green New Deal,” we’re looking at $7.6 trillion. I’ve never seen anyone get better at math by spending time in Congress, but God I hope it happens to Cortez."

Eloquent Drug Dealers & Cancer-Testing Breathalyzer??

Yes, you read that right.
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Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella Movement & North Korea Denuclearization

Hong Kong Yellow Umbrella movement? Yes really.
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Neo-Nazi Website “The Daily Stormer” Is Back

"I personally, despite being Jewish and from brown people, welcome their return to the Clearnet. Now if you excuse me, I feel a very long, hot shower is needed to clean the filth off of me about defending and applauding a Neo-Nazi website like the Daily Stormer"

Calorie Caps & Economic Uncertainty

"It is speculated that Hunt’s latest move might be a genuine response to stories like these, combating what is seen as a politically correct orthodoxy that gives some religious minorities a free pass as egregious crimes are missed."
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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."

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Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!
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Bad Arguments Vol. 30 – “Don’t You Lock Your Door?”

"In my personal opinion, there have been valid and consideration-worthy arguments from both sides...Both sides have their talking points, each of which carries its own weight. The “lock your door” argument is not among them."

Ridesharing Restricted, Canadian To Be Killed, & Shelter Shutdown

Welcome back to the Canadian News Roundup where each week we look at major news from across the Great White North. This week: A...