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Is Australia ready for civil disobedience against public health terrorism?

As far as I know, there’s never been mass-scale civil disobedience in Australia. There’s no role model like Gandhi or Mandela to lead the people to protest bad laws. One of the reasons for not having had any major civil disobedience in Australia in the past is obvious: this country has been exceptionally well-managed and […]
Tags: Travel, Politics, Australia, Current Affairs, Gandhi

Rishi Sunak pushing Boris Johnson to relax travel rules

Chancellor urging rethink on border policy amid concerns UK is ‘out of step’ with international competitorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePressure is building on the prime minister to radically redraw restrictions on foreign travel next week, in time for the final weeks of the summer holidays.The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has made an unprecedented intervention before a crunch meeting on Thursday, writing to the prime minister to demand that the UK change its quarantin...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, UK, England, France, Spain, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus

Why climate change education needs more empathy

As citizens of this planet, we remain at an impasse when it comes to drastically changing the course of our environmental futures. At the heart of this impasse is climate change and the future of human and more-than-human survival. And yet, a significant key to potentially resolving climate change revolves around how we communicate with and relate to others. Dismantling knowledge deficit models of education Advocacy for climate change justice must pivot away from an assumption that people simply...
Tags: Books, Politics, Featured, Education, Climate Change, Empathy, Unesco, Education Reform, Social Sciences, Irish Times, Dolan, Science & Medicine, Online products, Earth & Life Sciences, Subtopics, Maggs

UK poised to end amber list quarantine for people vaccinated in US and EU

Ministers to discuss plans, with talks also to determine if they will apply to England only or all UK nationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePlans to significantly open up international travel are expected to be announced on Wednesday, with UK ministers poised to let people who have been fully vaccinated in the US and EU avoid quarantine if arriving from amber-list countries.The move would benefit millions of people by finally letting them be reunited with family and ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, England, France, US, Eu, Spain, European Union, UK News, World news, US news, Immigration and asylum, Foreign Policy

Quarantine to remain for vaccinated UK travellers returning from France

Late change to Monday’s new Covid rules as strict conditions introduced on travel to BulgariaCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDouble-vaccinated travellers returning from France will still be forced to quarantine next week after ministers made a last-minute change to rules due to come into force from Monday.Earlier this week, ministers considered placing France on the red list amid concerns about the prevalence of the Beta variant, first identified in South Africa, acro...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, UK, France, Travel & leisure, UK News, South Africa, Transport, Bulgaria, Grant Shapps, Coronavirus

Shapps ends quarantine rule for fully vaccinated amber-list travellers

New regime from 19 July could open up many tourist hotspots to English holidaymakersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHolidaymakers from England travelling to amber list countries will not have to quarantine on return if they are fully vaccinated, the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced.The rule change, which will take effect from 19 July, could open up swathes of European tourist destinations such as France, Spain, Portugal and Greece to travellers, though...
Tags: Travel, Business, Politics, England, Greece, Travel & leisure, UK News, World news, Air transport, Transport, Transport policy, Grant Shapps, England Continue, France Spain Portugal, Coronavirus

Shapps confirms no quarantine for fully vaccinated amber list returnees in England

New rules to come into effect from 19 July potentially opening up many tourist hotspots to English holidaymakersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHolidaymakers from England travelling to amber list countries will not have to quarantine on return if they are fully vaccinated, the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, has announced.The rule change, which will take effect from 19 July, could open up swathes of European tourist destinations such as France, Spain, Portugal and ...
Tags: Travel, Business, Politics, England, Greece, Travel & leisure, UK News, World news, Air transport, Transport, Transport policy, Grant Shapps, England Continue, France Spain Portugal, Coronavirus

UK Covid live: rules on mask wearing, social distancing and working from home in England set to end, PM says

Latest updates: legal restrictions in England set to end on 19 July, says Boris Johnson; UK reports 27,334 new cases and nine new Covid-linked deathsBoris Johnson says most Covid rules likely to end in England on 19 JulyMinisters accused of causing confusion over face masks in EnglandSurging Covid and unlocking: does England risk being a variant factory?Masks should remain compulsory on public transport, say mayorsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 5.24pm BST Q: You have said more people wil...
Tags: Travel, Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Green Party, Johnson, Dominic Cummings, JCVI, Coronavirus, COVID

Britons with Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccine face extra EU travel hurdle

EU vaccine passport scheme omits Covishield jab, despite it offering same protection as UK-made oneCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritish travellers hoping to visit Europe this summer face an extra hurdle as it emerged that those vaccinated with Indian-manufactured AstraZeneca jabs would not automatically skip quarantine.Under the EU vaccine passport scheme, people given the AstraZeneca jab produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII) would not automatically avoid ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, Health policy, Astrazeneca, Europe Continue, Serum Institute of India SII, Coronavirus

Can OCIs contest elections in Australia? Liberal and Labor parties are wrong on this as well.

This question has come up because the Labor and Liberal parties have concluded that OCIs can’t contest. Here’s my Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card with some of the details blocked out (PDF). The operational words in the document are “LIFETIME VISA”. On 17 April 2019, the Indian High Commission clarified that: “OCI is not […]
Tags: Travel, Politics, Labor, Australia, Indian High Commission, Public Policy, Labor and Liberal, Overseas Citizen of India OCI

Hawaii to soon allow vaccinated US travelers to skip quarantine and pre-flight testing

By Keith Allen and Josh Campbell | CNN With Hawaii close to hitting key vaccination milestones, Gov. David Ige announced Thursday the state will soon begin to relax some of the travel restrictions currently in place. As of July 8, fully vaccinated travelers from the mainland US will be able to bypass quarantine and pre-travel testing requirements when traveling to Hawaii, Ige said. Travelers must present a hard copy of their vaccination records and upload their records into the state’s ‘Safe Tr...
Tags: Travel, Business, Politics, News, US, California News, Sport, Taiwan, Things To Do, Soccer, Hawaii, Travelers, Aloha State, David Ige, Ige, National News

Ashir Azeem (a Canadian of Pakistani origin) is fighting for citizen sovereignty

Msg received: Ashir Azeem is a Canadian of Pakistani origin. He served as a customs officer in Pakistan, got fed up of the system and migrated to Canada where he now works as a truck driver. He makes youtube videos in Urdu that get thousands of views, which shows many people want to improve their […]
Tags: Travel, Politics, Canada, Current Affairs, Pakistan, MSG, Urdu, Ashir Azeem

The hotel Biden and G7 leaders are meeting in is the worst in the area, TripAdvisor said. Recent building work has enraged guests and environmentalists.

The beach in front of the five-star Carbis Bay Hotel which is set to be the main venue for the upcoming G7 summit. Carbis Bay/Getty Images Tripadvisor reviewers are unhappy with the hotel that G7 leaders are using for their summit. They complained about building work, which has been controversial locally. A leading hotel reviewer questioned the choice, saying it would likely never be included in his guide. See more stories on Insider's business page. The five-star hotel hosting the me...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Britain, News UK, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Raphael, St Ives, Tripadvisor, Biden, G7, Hospitality

School trips to UK from EU could halve as Brexit hits cultural exchanges

Exclusive: loss of young Europeans on pupil visits will cause major cultural damage to UK, warn tour organisersFrench and German educational trip organisers bringing as many as 750,000 school pupils to the UK every year have warned that tougher post-Brexit entry requirements are likely to cut the number of young Europeans visiting Britain by half.“We’ve already seen a big fall-off in interest,” said Edward Hisbergues, the sales manager of a leading French operator, PG Trips. “My business was 90%...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Politics, UK, Education, Children, France, Germany, Eu, European Union, Travel & leisure, UK News, World news, Teaching, Britain, Ireland

Covid travel: Portugal removed from England ‘green list’

No countries added to quarantine-free list, a decision likely to dismay travel industry and holidaymakersCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePortugal has been removed from the government’s “green list” of destinations from which people can return to England without having to quarantine, and no extra countries have been added, it is understood.The decision, set to be confirmed later on Thursday with an updated list of countries on green, amber and red lists, will dismay ho...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Business, Politics, England, Spain, Travel & leisure, UK News, World news, Air transport, Portugal, Transport, Transport policy, Europe Holidays, Balearic Islands holidays, Coronavirus

Belarus will prevent most of its citizens from leaving as crackdowns on President Lukashenko's political opponents continue

FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Minsk Reuters Belarus is temporarily preventing most of its citizens from leaving the country amid crackdowns against critics of President Alexander Lukashenko.In a statement on Telegram seen by the BBC, the State Border Committee said only some government workers and citizens with permanent residency in other countries will be allowed to leave.The agency blamed the COVID-19 for the t...
Tags: Travel, Politics, News, Trends, Bbc, Ryanair, Belarus, Abdel Fattah al Sisi, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Kelly McLaughlin, Speed desk, Roman Protasevich, Minsk Reuters Belarus, BBC the State Border Committee

Bernie Sanders' hotel room must be kept at 60 degrees, have an extra blanket and a king-sized bed, according to his 'Senator Comfort Memo'

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to the media after boarding the plane at the Des Moines International Airport on February 04, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Sanders was heading to Manchester, New Hampshire to campaign leading up to the primary on February 11 as he awaits the release of the results from the Iowa caucus. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders likes a hotel room that's set at a cool 60 degrees with a king-sized bed. A new book detai...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Elections, News, Congress, California, Hotels, Trends, Atlantic, Democrats, Iowa, Campaign, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Democratic

Spain to drop Covid restrictions on British visitors from 24 May

Spanish PM says negative test not needed even as Boris Johnson warns against travel to amber list countriesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSpain will allow British holidaymakers into the country without the need to provide a negative Covid test from 24 May.In a move aimed at restarting the country’s battered tourist industry, the Spanish government has announced that visitors from the UK will be free to enter Spain “without restrictions and without health requirements...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, Politics, UK, Spain, UK News, World news, Boris Johnson, Spain Holidays, Europe Holidays, Pedro Sanchez, Coronavirus

Travel confusion risks letting in more Covid variants, says Starmer

Labour leader says PM has lost control of the messaging after contradictory guidance on amber list travelCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMinisters have been accused of using “confused and contradictory” language over foreign travel, with Keir Starmer using prime minister’s questions to say this risks allowing more new variants of coronavirus into the country.Amid particular criticism about seemingly contradictory guidance on travel to amber list countries, the Labour ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Politics, UK News, Labour, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Transport policy, Pmqs, Keir Starmer, Starmer, Coronavirus

Rick Steves Tells the Story of Fascism’s Rise & Fall in Germany

“Healthy, vigorous, respectable: everyone’s favorite uncle.” How many of us hear these words and think of that most beloved of all American travel-television personalities, Rick Steves? Indeed, in the video above they’re spoken by Steves, though to describe a figure very different from himself: Adolf Hitler, who convinced his people not to tour Europe but to invade it, sparking the deadliest conflict of all time. How and why this happened has been a historical question written about perh...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Politics, Television, College, Germany, Berlin, America, History, Poland, Nuremberg, Hitler, Seoul, Adolf Hitler, Rick Steves

The info I sent to Monica and Morgan on 8 April 2021 about the new party being created

I’m sharing this since some people are asking why I did not work with Monica. Well, from 12 March 2021, she said to me on multiple occasions that she was no longer in politics and had reverted to the RDA’s “old” strategy of supporting good people. She specifically ruled out contesting any seat herself. Nevertheless, […]
Tags: Travel, Politics, Current Affairs, Morgan, Monica, RDA, Monica Well

American travelers set pandemic-era flying record

Americans set a record for pandemic-era air travel, then broke it again over the Mother’s Day holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration said that slightly more than 1.7 million people were screened at airport checkpoints on Sunday, the highest number since March 2020, when travel was collapsing because of the coronavirus outbreak. Sunday’s mark was about 4,500 more than the previous record, set just two days earlier. However, those crowds were still far smaller than before the ...
Tags: National News, News, Politics, Things to do, Travel, Airlines, Coronavirus

"Paper architecture has often had a real utopian or critical underlying agenda to it... [It] was often explicitly anti-capitalist, and emphasized the possibilities of a post-revolutionary society."

"Today’s C.G.I. interiors, on the other hand, offer a fantasy of individual consumption and relaxation, but suggest a certain amount of political indifference. 'This seems like there’s no plan, no societal vision, no critique....Taking a historical view, to have anything appropriating fictional utopian architecture with no utopian vision is a bit depressing.' The earlier part of the twenty-tens saw an explosion of 'cabin porn' on Tumblr: a nostalgic, earthy aesthetic of Obama-era hipster America...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Instagram, Law, Obama, Wikipedia, Global Warming, Earth, Architecture, Capitalism, Antarctica, Un, Philip K. Dick, Fournier, Ann Althouse, Interior Decoration

US to restrict travel from India amid COVID outbreak

By Kaitlan Collins | CNN The Biden administration will restrict travel from India starting on Tuesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday. “On the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Administration will restrict travel from India starting immediately,” she said in a statement. “The policy will be implemented in light of extraordinarily high COVID-19 caseloads and multiple variants circulating in the India.” The administration will issue a 212(f) order res...
Tags: Travel, Politics, News, White House, India, US, Sport, World news, Cnn, Things To Do, Soccer, Airlines, Biden, Jen Psaki, National News, Kaitlan Collins

NHS app will be used as Covid ‘vaccine passport’ for foreign travel

Grant Shapps says work has started on app many people already use to book GP appointmentsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageInternational travellers will be asked to demonstrate their Covid vaccination and testing status using the NHS smartphone app, the UK government has confirmed, as the transport secretary promised to release a list of possible holiday destinations within a fortnight.Grant Shapps said work had started on developing the app many people use to book appo...
Tags: Travel, Politics, UK, UK News, World news, NHS, Grant Shapps, Coronavirus

New CDC mask guidance: Vaccinated people don’t need face coverings in most outdoor settings

People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely go for a jog, dine on a restaurant patio, gather with small groups and do other outdoor activities without wearing a mask, the Centers for Disease Control said in updated guidance Tuesday. The new guidance marks a dramatic shift in how federal health officials, who have long insisted that people wear a mask any time they are within six feet of others outdoors, are advising the public to protect itself now that nearly 100 million America...
Tags: Travel, Politics, News, Cdc, California News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Lausd, Disneyland, Centers for Disease Control, Coronavirus

Hotels are pulling out of Biden's $87 million contract to house migrants amid political pushback, report says

Central American asylum seekers arrive to a bus station after being released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images The Biden administration secured an $87 million contract to house migrants at hotels. Some of those hotels have backed out as debates over the border surge continue, Axios reported. The US is experiencing the biggest surge on its southern border in 20 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Four hotels ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Hotels, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, House, Border, Arizona, Hilton, The White House, Biden, Donald Trump

State Department to issue 'Level 4: Do Not Travel' for 'approximately 80%' of countries worldwide due to coronavirus spread

PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/GETTY The State Department said on Monday that it plans to issue a "Level 4: Do Not Travel" advisory for close to 80% of countries worldwide. The move is due to the coronavirus pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. The State Department said on Monday that it plans to issue a "Level 4: Do Not Travel" advisory for close to 80% of countries worldwide, as coronavirus continues to spread.-Andrew Solender (@AndrewSolender) April 19, 2021 The update ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Cdc, US, Trends, Speed, State Department, Patrick T Fallon, COVID, Andrew Solender, Azmi Haroun, State Department s Travel Advisory

UK Covid news: India added to England’s travel red list with rules coming into force at 4am on Friday

Latest updates: India added to travel red list, Hancock tells MPs, as number of Indian variant cases in UK rises to 103Under-30s less compliant with Covid rules, UK data shows‘If we catch Covid, we die’: UK shielders reflect on still feeling unsafeOxford trial to study effect of immune system on reinfectionBritons working at home spend more time on job in Covid crisis, ONS findsCoronavirus – latest global updates 4.59pm BST 4.57pm BST In the Commons Oliver Dowden, the culture secretary,...
Tags: Travel, Health, Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, India, Race, Conservatives, Travel & leisure, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Microbiology

People in England told they can ‘start to think’ about summer holidays

Transport secretary pledges to work to drive down costs amid fears only wealthy will be able to travel abroadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople in England can “start to think” about booking summer holidays, the transport secretary has said, pledging that government would work to drive down the cost of tests needed for international travel.Grant Shapps was speaking after the government confirmed that from 17 May countries would be placed in a traffic light system w...
Tags: Travel, Business, Politics, England, Travel & leisure, UK News, Air transport, Transport, Transport policy, Grant Shapps, England Continue, Coronavirus

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