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The politics of punk in the era of Trump

Trump is Punk! It’s a hashtag. It’s a slogan on t-shirts and trucker hats. It’s a click-bait headline.Milo Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart editor, may have started this buzz with his speech (delivered in drag) at Louisiana State University on 22 September 2016, in which he claimed that “being a Donald Trump supporter is the new punk” because it would “piss off your teachers, piss off your parents, piss off your friends.” Then in October, The Atlantic published “Donald Trump, Sex Pistol: The Pun...
Tags: Books, New York Post, Music, London, Featured, Law, Vladimir Putin, Dicks, Berlin Wall, Berlin, US, America, Reagan, Atlantic, Gop, United States


October linkfest

Cleo Levin wrote for Slate about “ridiculously surreal” made-for-Amazon brand names: “Here were a series of names that were not only unknown to me, but also quite perplexing: Artfish, Wishpig, Sweatyrocks, Demonlick, and Pukemark.”  * Ben Zimmer wrote for Beyond Wordplay about Washington’s new Planet Word Museum, which opened via virtual ribbon-cutting—with President Obama as a surprise guest—on October 22. * Have you ever wished there was a word for “words that elicit amusement due t...
Tags: Amazon, Music, UK, Medicine, Obama, Washington, Advertising, Journalism, Atlantic, Linguistics, Burma, Words, Herald, Contests, Wall Street Journal, Neologisms


Senator Hirono’s Double Standard

The biggest controversy arising from Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings last week was the fact that she said she “would not discriminate on the basis of sexual preference.”How was that controversial?According to some Senate Democrats, using the term “sexual preference” is “shameful and offensive.”Patty Murray, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, wrote on Twitter: “Judge Barrett using this phrase is shameful and offensive—and it tells us exactly what we need to know about how she vie...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Senate, Joe Biden, Atlantic, Hawaii, Biden, Vox, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Huffington Post, Murray, Richard Blumenthal, National Review, Capitol, Merriam Webster, Barrett


Snap polls give Joe Biden edge over Trump in final TV debate – US politics live

Biden accused Trump of pouring fuel ‘on every single racist fire’The pair clashed over coronavirus, Obamacare and fossil fuelsLast night’s coverage: the final presidential debate – as it happenedPodcast: A much calmer affair - who won US presidential debate night?Senate committee votes to advance Amy Coney Barrett nominationSign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 8.25am BST Post-debate polls and focus groups may have given Joe Biden the win, and plaudits may have gone t...
Tags: Obamacare, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Richard Wolffe, Trump, Jonathan Freedland, Tim Murtaugh, Kristen Welker, Amy Coney Barrett, US elections 2020


'Don't react to it': Cindy McCain, wife of the late Republican senator, explains the 'tipping' point that led her to endorse Democrat Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden administers a ceremonial Senate oath during a mock swearing-in ceremony to Sen. John McCain of Arizona, accompanied by his wife Cindy, in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., January 5, 2011. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Cindy McCain, philanthropist and wife of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, explained the moment President Donald Trump crossed the line and spurred the decision to endorse his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden. McCain r...
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This is how 16 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


Journalists Join Dem Operatives in Attacking Fellow Reporters over Biden-Burisma Story

Michael Carpenter was as clear as he could be last week, the day the New York Post exposed emails allegedly found on Hunter Biden’s laptop tying his father to his Ukrainian business dealings: The story was nothing more than “a Russian disinformation operation.”“I’m very comfortable saying that,” Carpenter, a senior aide with former vice president Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, told Politico.In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Democratic congressman Adam Schiff said it was clear “the ori...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, New York Post, News, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Cbs News, Senate, White House, Politico, Russia, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ukraine


Alarm as Arctic sea ice not yet freezing at latest date on record

Delayed freeze in Laptev Sea could have knock-on effects across polar region, scientists sayFor the first time since records began, the main nursery of Arctic sea ice in Siberia has yet to start freezing in late October.The delayed annual freeze in the Laptev Sea has been caused by freakishly protracted warmth in northern Russia and the intrusion of Atlantic waters, say climate scientists who warn of possible knock-on effects across the polar region. Continue reading...
Tags: Climate Change, Russia, Environment, World news, Atlantic, Arctic, Siberia, Arctic sea ice, Arctic sea, Laptev Sea


Epsilon becomes 10th hurricane of 2020 season, quickly becomes 'major' Category 3 storm as it nears Bermuda

Epsilon, the 10th hurricane of an extremely active Atlantic season and now a Category 3 storm, is forecast to move near Bermuda this week.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Atlantic Magazine In The Confounding Era Of Trump

The Atlantic is a magazine not precisely of the center but rather of a set of liberal civic ideals; more than any other publication, its purpose seems to be the continual renewal of educated Americans’ commitment to high-mindedness. The past four years have severely tested those ideals. – The New Republic
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Leading U.K. Talent Agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading talent agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin, who represent a host of star acting talent on both sides of the Atlantic, has joined the Curtis Brown group of companies. Curtis Brown is Europe’s largest and oldest literary and talent agency. Peter Froggatt set up the agency that would evolve into Markham Froggatt and Irwin in […]
Tags: Europe, News, Global, Actors, Atlantic, Irwin, Curtis Brown, Markham Froggatt and Irwin, U K Talent Agency Markham Froggatt, Markham Froggatt, Peter Froggatt


Hurricane Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 9

Issued at 500 AM AST Wed Oct 21 2020 935 WTNT42 KNHC 210852 TCDAT2 Hurricane Epsilon Discussion Number 9 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 500 AM AST Wed Oct 21 2020 Epsilon has maintained an eye in infrared satellite images during the past few hours, although a 0522 UTC AMSR microwave image indicated that the eastern and southern eyewall were a little thin at the time. Still, Dvorak estimates from TAFB and SAB, and the UW-CIMSS ADT, unanimously increased to T4.5/7...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, United States, Miami, Bahamas, Nws, Bermuda, SAB, Ast, TAFB, Atlantic Canada, Berg, Epsilon, Leeward Islands, LGEM, Greater Antilles


Epsilon Strengthens Into A Hurricane As It Approaches Bermuda

The late-season storm is now the 10th hurricane of the Atlantic season.
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Summary for Hurricane Epsilon (AT2/AL272020)

...EPSILON MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... As of 2:00 AM AST Wed Oct 21 the center of Epsilon was located near 28.8, -57.6 with movement NW at 13 mph. The minimum central pressure was 987 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 75 mph. [Author: [email protected] (NHC Webmaster)]
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Hurricane Epsilon Public Advisory Number 8A

Issued at 200 AM AST Wed Oct 21 2020 000 WTNT32 KNHC 210545 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Hurricane Epsilon Intermediate Advisory Number 8A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 200 AM AST Wed Oct 21 2020 ...EPSILON MOVING NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC... SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...28.8N 57.6W ABOUT 490 MI...785 KM ESE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH...120 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW O...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 7

Issued at 500 PM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 000 WTNT42 KNHC 202049 TCDAT2 Tropical Storm Epsilon Discussion Number 7 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 500 PM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 Epsilons structure has greatly improved this afternoon. Deep convection is wrapped more tightly around the center, and a small central dense overcast is evident in recent satellite imagery. Overall, the cyclone appears better organized and more tropical in nature as it fends off weak to moderate...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, Miami, Nws, Nhc, Bermuda, Dvorak, SAB, Ast, Epsilon, REINHART BROWN, Atlantic Epsilon


Jeffrey Toobin and Our Public-Hate Ritual

Oh, Jeffrey Toobin — let him among us with a free hand cast the first stone.Toobin, a writer for The New Yorker and fixture on CNN, was participating in a role-playing exercise on a Zoom call with his magazine colleagues, wargaming election-night scenarios. Toobin was standing in for the courts when he suddenly felt compelled to badger the witness and accidentally caused his colleagues to witness the badger.He believed — wrongly — that he had turned his camera off, and his private game of pickup...
Tags: News, Cnn, Atlantic, Woody Allen, Donald Trump, Upper West Side, New Yorker, National Review, Jeffrey Toobin, Toobin, Waldo


This is how 14 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


Tropical Storm Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 6

Issued at 1100 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 000 WTNT42 KNHC 201500 TCDAT2 Tropical Storm Epsilon Discussion Number 6 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 1100 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 A curved band of deep convection persists near and over the center of Epsilon this morning. The cyclone is experiencing southwesterly vertical wind shear as it interacts with an upper-level trough to its southwest, and the storm still has a hybrid-like appearance in satellite imagery with a ba...
Tags: Weather, Atlantic, Miami, Nws, Nhc, Bermuda, Dvorak, KT, Epsilon, REINHART BROWN, SAB Epsilon


Trump's alleged slander of writer 'was part of official duties', lawyers argue

E Jean Carroll says Trump defamed her when he denied rapeJustice department seeks to substitute itself as defendantDonald Trump has pushed many boundaries of “presidential behavior”, but there has rarely been any move as audacious as his claim – made through the Department of Justice – that he denied a rape accusation in his official capacity as US president.The shock argument was made by DoJ lawyers in filings in the case of E Jean Carroll, a writer with the Atlantic. She is suing Trump for def...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 5

Issued at 500 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 ZCZC MIATCDAT2 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM Tropical Storm Epsilon Discussion Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 500 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 Epsilon continues to have a non-standard appearance in satellite imagery this morning. While an area of convection is near and over the center, the center is also near the western end of a baroclinic zone, and that is giving the storm the look of a occluded extratropical low. In addition, w...
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Summary for Tropical Storm Epsilon (AT2/AL272020)

...EPSILON DRIFTING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA... As of 5:00 AM AST Tue Oct 20 the center of Epsilon was located near 25.6, -54.7 with movement ENE at 3 mph. The minimum central pressure was 998 mb with maximum sustained winds of about 45 mph. [Author: [email protected] (NHC Webmaster)]
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Public Advisory Number 5

Issued at 500 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 000 WTNT32 KNHC 200847 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Epsilon Advisory Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 500 AM AST Tue Oct 20 2020 ...EPSILON DRIFTING EAST-NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA... SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...25.6N 54.7W ABOUT 765 MI...1230 KM SE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH....
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European stocks steady and U.S. futures rise ahead of self-imposed stimulus talks deadline

European stocks traded in a tight range on Tuesday on worries over the political environment on both sides of the Atlantic, as a wave of...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression 27 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Epsilon with winds of 40 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the Atlantic and could skirt Bermuda as a hurricane

If your travel plans are taking you to Bermuda -- or if you live there -- this week, keep an eye on Tropical Storm Epsilon.
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 4

Issued at 1100 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 000 WTNT42 KNHC 200239 TCDAT2 Tropical Storm Epsilon Discussion Number 4 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 1100 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 Water vapor imagery indicates that Epsilon has been interacting with a shear line/dissipating cold front from the north and with a negatively tilted upper-level trough from the south. Furthermore, a pronounced dry slot has developed in the eastern semicircle, which has severed the convective b...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Public Advisory Number 4

Issued at 1100 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 000 WTNT32 KNHC 200239 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Epsilon Advisory Number 4 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 1100 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 ...EPSILON MEANDERING OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC WELL TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BERMUDA... SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...25.3N 55.3W ABOUT 750 MI...1210 KM SE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRES...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon Forecast Discussion Number 3

Issued at 500 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 000 WTNT42 KNHC 192051 TCDAT2 Tropical Storm Epsilon Discussion Number 3 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL272020 500 PM AST Mon Oct 19 2020 Earlier this afternoon, Epsilon had a hybrid-type structure in satellite imagery, with a partially exposed center and a broken convective band that wrapped around the northern and eastern sides of the storm. However, recent satellite imagery shows a small convective burst near the center that gi...
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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Depression 27 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Epsilon with winds of 40 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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