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The G-20: Another Vacuous Meet-and-Greet 10 Jul 2017, 7:32pm The G-20: Another Vacuous Meet-and-Greet
As the empty summit rituals unfolded, the great powers were busy making history.
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A Russia Sanctions Trap 10 Jul 2017, 7:25pm A Russia Sanctions Trap
A Senate provision could hurt U.S. oil firms working outside Russia.
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10 Jul 2017, 6:56pm Updated What Did Hillary Know about Russian Interference?
A congressional committee examines the Kremlin’s campaign to influence U.S. energy policy.
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After Isis, the new threat in Mosul is sectarian violence | Jonathan Steele 10 Jul 2017, 2:40pm After Isis, the new threat in Mosul is sectarian violence | Jonathan Steele
Tensions between Sunnis, Shias and Kurds could now flare up —and prime minister Haider al-Abadi knows it
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After the G20 summit, Brexit Britain looks increasingly adrift and friendless | Natalie Nougayrède 10 Jul 2017, 2:38pm After the G20 summit, Brexit Britain looks increasingly adrift and friendless | Natalie Nougayrède
In an ever more chaotic world, the UK is left reaching out to an America that is simply not there any more
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The Guardian view on arms to Saudi: Yemen needs peace | Editorial 10 Jul 2017, 2:19pm The Guardian view on arms to Saudi: Yemen needs peace | Editorial
The sale and support of British weapons are causing immense suffering to civilians in Yemen. The high court ruling that they are legal is perverseThe high court judgment that continuing British arms sales to Saudi Arabia
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The Guardian view on cross-party cooperation: backbench MPs hold the cards | Editorial 10 Jul 2017, 2:19pm The Guardian view on cross-party cooperation: backbench MPs hold the cards | Editorial
Political parties are too wary to cooperate in the way that voters say they like. But backbench MPs can make it work on an issue-by-issue basisPolitical leaders open up their governments to alternative ideas and different traditions for a range of reasons. In some cases, they take a cross-party approach because they truly believe it’s a good way of governing. In others it’s because circumstances dictate that they have no alternative. A third group makes the move without enthusiasm, but because they think it is
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The seeds of terrorism are often sown in the home – with domestic violence | Joan Smith 10 Jul 2017, 11:30am The seeds of terrorism are often sown in the home – with domestic violence | Joan Smith
A strain of toxic masculinity learned in childhood is at the heart of Islamic State’s offer to angry young men in London, Manchester, Paris and Brussels
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Black beauty will be political until the day it is seen as normal | Chi Onwurah 10 Jul 2017, 10:55am Black beauty will be political until the day it is seen as normal | Chi Onwurah
As a new MP I balked at wearing my hair naturally in parliament. Now I’m launching the Black Fashion and Beauty Awards there, as we still have so far to go
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Theresa May reaching out to Labour is an act of pure desperation | Ellie Mae O’Hagan 10 Jul 2017, 10:34am Theresa May reaching out to Labour is an act of pure desperation | Ellie Mae O’Hagan
There are several theories as to why the prime minister is suddenly interested in cross-party ‘ideas’. None reflects well on her or her party
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With Isis expelled from Mosul, the west cannot afford to ignore Iraq once again | Ranj Alaaldin 10 Jul 2017, 9:50am With Isis expelled from Mosul, the west cannot afford to ignore Iraq once again | Ranj Alaaldin
Although Islamic State’s caliphate has fallen, it would be a mistake to expect harmony in northern Iraq any time soon
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Why is drowning in vitriol the price women pay for being in politics? | Suzanne Moore 10 Jul 2017, 9:26am Why is drowning in vitriol the price women pay for being in politics? | Suzanne Moore
This isn’t just banter. Extreme online misogyny has become routine for women with a voice – and questioning it leads to more abuse, Yvette Cooper found
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Labour’s new feminist plan will work only when it’s open to all parties | Hannah Peaker 10 Jul 2017, 7:58am Labour’s new feminist plan will work only when it’s open to all parties | Hannah Peaker
Jess Phillips’s idea holds great promise, but we in the Women’s Equality party know it will be more effective with support from across the spectrumBritish democracy is designed to protect the status quo. Never has this been more clear. Just a month ago, the public expressed utter contempt for old politics by retreating to older politics in the general election. In England, we were told the only viable choices were blue or red. In Northern Ireland, frustration over the suspension of Stormont resulted in victory for the very parties obstructing power-sharing. And in Scotland, the Tory resurgence rendered a second referendum impossible. The first-past-the-post system, supported by old parties and the media, did what it does best: it returned power to those that already have it.
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Tuition fees have been a force for good, but their flaws need addressing urgently | Nick Boles 10 Jul 2017, 6:00am Tuition fees have been a force for good, but their flaws need addressing urgently | Nick Boles
There is no justification for charging students interest at 3% over inflation, or the huge debts they incur. The chancellor must fix this in his next budget
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Mark Zuckerberg’s got some cheek, advocating a universal basic income | Sonia Sodha 10 Jul 2017, 5:00am Mark Zuckerberg’s got some cheek, advocating a universal basic income | Sonia Sodha
It is a bit rich for Facebook’s CEO to back the idea of people living on a meagre state handout while his company does everything it can to minimise its tax bill
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Life without social media has taught me the virtues of being social | Mark Boyle 10 Jul 2017, 4:00am Life without social media has taught me the virtues of being social | Mark Boyle
Having weaned myself off the 24-hour news cycle and reading arguments online, I’ve rediscovered chatting to my neighbours
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What does super-gonorrhoea mean for oral sex? | Nichi Hodgson 10 Jul 2017, 3:30am What does super-gonorrhoea mean for oral sex? | Nichi Hodgson
The new strain is indeed pernicious, but, as with all sexually transmitted infections, the key to defeating them is education and honesty
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Why are so many people dying from opiate overdoses? It’s our broken society | Marc Lewis 10 Jul 2017, 3:00am Why are so many people dying from opiate overdoses? It’s our broken society | Marc Lewis
Never mind the ‘war on drugs’ or laying all blame with pharmas, this epidemic exists because millions live in a world without hope, certainty and structure
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The next election isn’t won, whatever Labour and Corbyn think | Matthew d’Ancona 10 Jul 2017, 2:00am The next election isn’t won, whatever Labour and Corbyn think | Matthew d’Ancona
The party leader’s name reverberates, but the old leftwing assumption of inevitable victory is his Achilles heel
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Is a car maker about to save the planet? | Zoe Williams 10 Jul 2017, 1:00am Is a car maker about to save the planet? | Zoe Williams
Volvo’s move to electric demonstrates the role ethical business can play in shaping our society for the better
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