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 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

Iran. The IAEA report says that near-bomb grade uranium has been found at the nuclear plant

Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN: – Particles of uranium enriched to bomb levels have been found at an Iranian nuclear facility, according to the United Nations nuclear watchdog, as the United States warned that Tehran’s ability to build a nuclear bomb was accelerating. In a limited report seen by CNN, the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency … Read more