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RNs at Steward Health’s Florida Medical Center in Lauderdale Lakes to protest proposed shut down of emergency and in-patient services for psychiatric patients

Registered nurses at Steward Health Care-owned, Florida Medical Center, in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. will hold a press conference on Aug. 12, to protest the hospital’s sudden announcement last week that they intend to shut down the psychiatric emergency and in-patient mental health units at the end of August, announced National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United […]

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Russian migrants in Dublin protest idea of Ireland joining NATO in ‘mind-blowing’ move

The news comes as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine 168 days has seen two new members join NATO in recent weeks, with both Sweden and Finland growing ever nearer to becoming full partners. Russia has repeatedly called for NATO to descale its presence on its borders, and has hailed Ukraine’s ambitions to join the bloc as […]

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Ferrari threaten to protest FIA ‘compromise’ after Lewis Hamilton and Russell complaints

As reported by RacingNews365.com an agreement has been made to raise the car’s floor edges by 15mm in time for next season. The regulation changes split the paddock with Ferrari and Red Bull accusing Mercedes of only pursuing the alterations as they have been unable to solve their own porpoising problems. This led to the boss of […]

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Who are you calling ‘tree hugger’? Saving forests is rooted in bloodshed and defiance

What does the term “tree hugger” mean? Today in the West, it’s often used as a flippant pejorative (or worn as a badge of honour), but it stems from a story of stunning defiance and vicious bloodshed. In 1730, a reported 363 Bishnoi people in India sacrificed their lives to stop their trees from being cut down, inadvertently laying the foundation for a strategy […]

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From viral art to tennis balls of protest: New Zealand museum collects Covid’s living history

On a table in a back room of New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa, is a canvas bag emblazoned with an image of prime minister Jacinda Ardern as Wonder Woman. Below her armoured arms are the words “Go hard & go early” – the early 2020 catchcry to curb the spread of Covid-19 that […]

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Dutch farmers in environment protest talks

Representatives of the Dutch farmers who have been protesting against new environmental regulations have for the first time sat down for talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and other government officials. The government needed to make concessions to farmers, and these would have to be “more than merely gestures”, Sjaak van der Tak, chairman of […]

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Activists protest Chicago teen curfew, say exceptions for events like Lollapalooza are unfair

CHICAGO (CBS) — With Lollapalooza in full swing, the city’s teen curfew has been sparking controversy. The music festival in Grant Park draws a young crowd. But as it stands, the 10 p.m. curfew for those under 18 does not apply during certain events – including ticketed concerts. As CBS 2’s Marybel González reported Friday […]

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Business

UPS workers rally in New York to protest hot working conditions

Teamster Local 804 rally in Brooklyn, NY, July 28, 2022. Jack Stebbins | CNBC BROOKLYN, N.Y. – UPS workers rallied Thursday morning to demand that the company provide workers adequate relief during periods of extreme heat. Union leaders at the rally described UPS distribution centers “infernos” with limited air conditioning. The rally was inspired by […]

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Ferrari plan to ‘protest’ FIA rule that Lewis Hamilton and George Russell will love

He said: “It’s a very late point in the year to be doing this. I think the president’s doing the right thing, he’s collating all the information, and hopefully a sensible solution can be found because it’s too late in the day for fundamental regulation changes, which something like that would be.” But Wolff has […]

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World

Putin hit by Russia uprising as Freedom Legion burns Kremlin ‘swastika’ in public protest

The video shows a man burning the a flag labelled with the infamous “Z” symbol commonly seen on Russian vehicles and equipment in Ukraine. As a result, it has become associated with for the invasion. Igor Sushko, a Ukrainian-born American who shared the video on Twitter, likens the symbol to a “swastika”. Mr Sushko is […]