Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Edward Jewsbury

27 Published Articles

New Mexico legalizes cannabis

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a marijuana legalization bill into law, marking New Mexico as the 17th state to legalize recreational use of the...

Amazon wins push against unionization

After countless squabbles with politicians and journalists on social media, the global tech company Amazon has squashed a unionization attempt by its Alabaman workers. The...

North English Independence – Twitter trend or political reality?

We've heard drafts of Scotland's withdrawal from the United Kingdom since the 90s. But this one looks south of that border, to England's North. The...

Catastrophic Facebook leak – 500 million users’ data posted online

500 million Facebook users' personal information has been found on a website for hackers. This data, reported by Business Insider looks to be a few...

China slashes Hong Kong legislature

On Tuesday , China's top legislature decided to slash the number of elected officials within Hong Kong's legislative chamber. This change takes the chamber...

Fox News sued for $1.6bn over voter fraud claims

A voting company filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox on Friday (26th March). They cited that the media giant claimed the...

Johnson warns that the UK will face a third wave

During a visit to BAE Systems, Boris Johnson discussed the third wave of COVID in the EU and the prospect of it transmitting across...

Europe restarts use of AstraZeneca vaccine

After doubts over the correlation between the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine and blood clots, many European countries ceased deployment. The European Union's pharmaceutical regulator investigated...

Police and Crime Bill pushed by UK Government, despite controversy

The controversial bill has received widespread criticism from the opposition, demonstrators and even ex-Prime Minister Theresa May. It has raised concerns over how peaceful...

China approves Hong Kong electoral reform

On Thursday, the Chinese Parliament voted 2895-0 in favor of reforming Hong Kong's electoral system. Party leaders, including President Xi Jinping, were present as...

George Floyd trial flares protests around the US

Protests similar to those in June 2020 are planned to take place alongside the trial of Derek Chauvin, who was recorded killing George Floyd...

USA sanctions Myanmar as military violence escalates

Since the military overthrew the civilian leaders last month, the world has seen harsh demonstrations across Myanmar. The most recent and deadly of which,...

Biden announces support for unionization – a Presidential first

In a presidential first on Sunday, President Biden released a 2 minute video endorsing the rights of workers and unions. Workers in Alabama –...

House passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief

The House passed its $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill in the early hours of Saturday (27th of February). Congress remained seated until early morning in...

The UK is Leaving Lockdown – hopefully for good

In a long-awaited press briefing on Monday 22nd February, PM Boris Johnson revealed the cabinet's strategy to leaving the national lockdown they implemented in...

Texas resident pays $8k for this month’s power

Winter Storm Uri hit Texas on Wednesday, 10th February. For days it raged on, causing nine direct fatalities, 425,000 blackouts, and up to 11...

Fauci feared catching COVID at Trump’s White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease and the global figurehead for the USA's COVID response, told Axios...

Officers accused of assaulting elderly protestor cleared of all charges

Criminal charges have been dropped against two New York police officers captured on video shoving an elderly protestor in Spring 2020. The footage captured global...

UK Medical Officer downplays threat of South African COVID variant

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam downplayed the threat of the South African variant amid concerns over the efficacy of the AstraZeneca vaccine. In a press briefing...

UK Communication Office bans Chinese Network, claims ties to CCP

The UK Office for Communications (Ofcom) has barred the China Global Television Network (CGTN) from airing in the UK. It comes after the agency...