Farmer-citizen movement. Trump and Le Pen supported Dutch farmers, now they have caused an electoral shock.

CNN: – In the Netherlands, a farmers’ protest party has caused a shock after winning state elections this week, just four years after it was founded. Could their rise have wider implications? The farmer-citizen movement, or BoerburgerBeweging (BBB), arose out of mass demonstrations against the Dutch government’s environmental policies, protests that saw farmers use their … Read more

A wave of suspected poison attacks on schoolgirls has sparked protests in Iran

Concerned parents protested in Iran’s capital Tehran and other cities on Saturday over a wave of suspected poison attacks that have hit female students at dozens of schools, according to Iranian news agencies and social media videos. So far, unexplained illnesses have affected hundreds of schoolgirls in recent months. Iranian officials believe the girls may … Read more

A Chinese city claims to have destroyed 1 billion pieces of personal data collected in the fight against Covid

Hong Kong CNN: – A Chinese city says it has destroyed one billion pieces of personal data collected during the pandemic, as local governments gradually dismantle their coronavirus surveillance and tracking systems, abandoning the country’s controversial zero-Covid policy. Wuxi, a manufacturing hub on China’s east coast and home to 7.5 million people, held a ceremony … Read more