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‘Macron is playing ‘political theater’ in linking anti-Semitism & anti-Zionism – French commenters

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow to outlaw “anti-Zionism” as racism has less to do with actually fighting hate crimes and more to do with courting votes, according to French commenters. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and announcing that France seeks to Read More

Greenway Technologies Inc. Announces Board Change and Update on Shareholder Committee

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greenway Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GWTI), today announced that D. Patrick Six has resigned from the GWTI Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Six joined the Board in April, 2017. In addition, GWTI has received a letter signed by Mr. Six announcing Mr. Six’s resignation from the Read More

Anti-Zionism equals Anti-Semitism? Macron fuels debate on how to define anti-Jewish hate

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Addressing a rise in hate crimes against the Jewish diaspora in France, President Emanuel Macron has supported the expansion of the definition of anti-Semitism to outlaw anti-Zionism as well, fueling public debate over the terms. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and Read More

Amazon sets 'shipment zero' goal for lower emissions

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The bigger the scale a company works at, the more of an impact even the smallest change can have. You don’t get much bigger than Amazon, and a new initiative could have a huge impact on the carbon emissions produced from delivering all those products we order. Posting on the Amazon blog, Dave Clark, senior Read More

Gas guru who corrected CIA says U.S., Russia pick wrong fight

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By Jonathan Tirone on 2/18/2019 Nebojsa Nakicenovic. Photo: IIAC. VIENNA (Bloomberg) — The scientist who built the most prominent Cold War energy advisory said the U.S. and Russia should set aside their fight over natural gas markets and focus on slashing fossil fuel pollution more quickly. Nebojsa Nakicenovic helped set the stage for the global gas Read More

French schools to change ‘mother & father’ to ‘parent 1 and 2’ under new law

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French schools are set to replace the words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ with ‘Parent 1’ and ‘Parent 2’ following an amendment to a law which passed through French Parliament this week. The new naming convention is ostensibly aimed at ending discrimination against same sex parents but critics argue that it “dehumanises” parenthood and may lead to Read More

How Amazon scrapped its plans for a New York headquarters

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(Reuters) – More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc’s headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls. A delivery person pushes a cart full of Amazon boxes in New York City, U.S., February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Jay Carney, the Read More

World's biggest battery to boost solar for Texas oil country

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By Christopher Martin on 2/14/2019 Photo: Austin Exploration. NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest battery could soon be storing solar energy deep in the heart of Texas oil country. The 495-megawatt storage system would be built in tandem with a solar farm of the same size in Borden County, Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Read More