Queen’s speech: All pomp and pageantry in British Parliament

June 21, 2017

… throne beside her. The black rod Then comes the Real theater. The Queen will send a House of Lords official known as the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to the lower House of Commons. The usher carries, well, a black rod, which he bangs on the House of Commons door — only to have the door open and then slammed shut in his face. This tradition symbolizes the House of Commons’ independence from the monarchy. While the Queen is the head of state, she is not the head of …


Britain’s ‘longest-married’ couple celebrate anniversary – BBC News

June 19, 2017

… didn’t think he would ever see her again. It is so fortunate that a room became available at Margaret’s home. “It has been a Real battle trying to keep them together. Ken gave his life for his country and he deserves to be able to be with his wife. “They are a very loving couple and we are so proud to have celebrated their 80th anniversary with them.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWP Tweet Machine PRO Developers – Unlimited Clients Credi …


Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… week. Thats part of our argument, that we are directly connected to the area though the work that weve done. We have a Real economic interest in the preservation of Americas public lands, she added. Mark Squillace, a law professor at the University of Colorado, said Patagonias claim could hold up in court. Patagonia probably does have significant business interests that could be affected, Squillace, who worked under Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt during the last year of Bill Clintons …


Filippo Minelli uses smoke to spotlight political and social issues

June 9, 2017

… is that there is none. The flags are deliberately abstract, meant to suggest the “aesthetic of change” while actually containing something far more vacuous, says Minelli. “There’s a lot of human needs that are reflected in politics but sometimes politics is not the Real answer to those needs,” he tells me. “Everything’s changing, but politics is not Really keeping up with the speed of change.” Looking for a reaction Minelli photographs his …


Can Donald Trump solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

(CNN)Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel Monday in search of what he has called “the ultimate deal”. But like so many US presidents who have believed it their duty to bring peace to the region, Trump will face a series of challenges, which have grown increasingly insurmountable. Seven years on since Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last held talks, the same issues remain — disagreements over borders, security, Jerusalem, a right of return …

May 22, 2017