Tag: Barack Obama

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 22, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice AMERICA-TALK, no more Filet-O-Fish for NZ, Aussies need alco-gates, and migrating man-eating crocodiles are upon us… 2016 is a progressive time to be alive and it seems only right to be taking such radical steps forward as legally removing offensive racial terms such as ‘Negro’ and ‘Oriental’ from government vernacular. President […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 15, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice CHILDHOODS Ruined, Mack Daddy and Papa B, Oh Russia, Oh Chechnya, New Death in America? If you’re not prepared to lose your innocence at 8am on a Monday morning, stop reading now. In what was expected to be a relaxed fashion interview at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Thursday, […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 1, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice THE artist formerly known as on The Simpsons, Game of Thrones is better than porn, manipulating baby’s (spines), the world’s most powerful nations (mis) use the internet, and Southside with you… The TV show that teaches kids more than school ever will, The Simpsons, apparently scripted a Prince episode way back in the […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| March 13, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice FORD’s Mobile Cinema, IKEANYE, Obama’s Final Fuck You (?), Commie Dolphins, and Robots or Assholes?  Are you worried that you haven’t been watching enough television? Fear not, Ford’s got your back with the latest patent for their driver-less car: It’s a full home theatre system… INSIDE YOUR RIDE. According to the car […]

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Gay Pride Becomes Gay Rights

Gay Pride Becomes Gay Rights

| June 29, 2015

Words by Rachel Trevarthen THE US Senate has voted 5-4 in favour of marriage equality making it legal for same sex couples to marry in all 52 states. The bill represents a momentous step forward for civil and gay rights in the country and sets a precedent for Western nations elsewhere to do the same. Justice […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| April 12, 2015

Obama and Castro dios mio!, Zoi and the Greek countdown, Lost turtles find their way, and Sesame street makes an unexpected pop culture reference. Words by Ryan Grice United States President Barack Obama has this week met with Cuban President Raul Castro in an attempt to “turn the page” following several decades of hostility. This is […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| March 22, 2015

Eyes on Obama, Money troubles, Uber victories, and The moon looks a little more appealing this week. Words by Ryan Grice With his second and final term rapidly approaching its end at the 2016 election, now is an excellent time for US president Barack Obama to be a little more candid with the world and […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| February 15, 2015

Obama wants government hackers, Curious art fraud, Americans save their pennies, and Bad news for English insects. Words by Ryan Grice During a recent White House cybersecurity conference held in Silicon Valley US president Barack Obama has urged private tech firms to share more information with the government and with each other in order to […]

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Spare A Thought For The Boys And Girls In Blue

Spare A Thought For The Boys And Girls In Blue

| November 16, 2014

Words By Dominic Cansdale IN the hussle and bussle of the G20 Leaders Summit it’s all too easy to forget those who are really struggling. I am not talking about the protestors having their civil rights trampled upon by unreasonable police requests like ‘please don’t bring gas masks and knives into the protests’. Nor am […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| July 19, 2014

Words by Ryan Grice MH17, Climate control, New tube, and Federal equality. At 2:15pm GMT on Thursday 17th July Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine by what was believed to be a Russian-made BUK surface-to-air missile system taking the lives of all 283 passengers and 15 crew. Both the Australian Prime […]

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