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Former senator, initial lady, and presidential contender Hillary Clinton has done headlines after she voiced her thoughts on transgender people in an speak with The Sunday Times. Discussing trans people’s rights, Clinton was reportedly “uneasy” and talked of generational differences in acceptance.

It started when Sunday Times interviewer Decca Aitkenhead asked a intensely heading doubt if someone with a brave and a penis can be a woman, an anti-trans articulate indicate designed to instil that trans rights will give group a ability to invade women’s spaces. Chelsea Clinton, Hillary’s daughter and co-author of a new book for that she’s been doing a broadside tour, answered yes, affirming a thought that a trans lady is a trans lady no matter if and how she has transitioned.

“Errr. I’m usually training about this,” Hillary responded, according to a Daily Mail (a British publication that has itself antagonized a trans community). “It’s a unequivocally large generational discussion, since this is not something we grew adult with or ever saw. It’s going to take a lot some-more time and bid to know what it means to be defining yourself differently.”

The thought that advancing trans rights will give group entrance to women’s spaces isn’t a usually TERF (trans-exclusionary radical feminist) articulate indicate that Aitkenhead tossed to a Clintons. She also asked about a discuss over passionate preferences and either or not it’s transphobic for someone who identifies as a lesbian to exclude to nap with people with penises. Again, Chelsea seemed put out by a question, though Hillary reportedly nodded.

Hillary also concluded with Aitkenhead that there’s “absolutely” a generational order on a emanate of noticing a existence of transgender people. That Hillary and Chelsea were so during contingency during a speak might seem to illustrate that generational order — or it might have usually been Chelsea dissapoint during examination her mom tumble into a controversial traps of a British media’s long-standing repugnant framing of trans issues.

“I consider you’ve got to be supportive to how formidable this is,” Hillary went on to say. “There are women who’d contend [to a trans woman], ‘You know what, you’ve never had a kind of life practice that I’ve had. So we honour who we are, though don’t tell me you’re a same as me.’ we hear that review all a time.”

Clinton’s book discuss has given her plenty opportunities to flub conversations about trans rights — and she has. Earlier this month, she compared staying with her father Bill Clinton during his sex liaison to lifting a transgender child, revelation a hosts of The View a story about a crony whose child had an “issue”: “I had a crony a few years ago who called adult and said, ‘I don’t know who to speak to about this, though my small lady wants to be a boy. What do we do?’” Clinton pronounced that “several” of her friends “didn’t know what to do.”

“We’d never had a crony who’d faced that before. Several of us kind of review everything, talked to people, and gave her advice,” Clinton said. “It was unequivocally gutsy for her to say, ‘Okay, I’m going to honour a feelings of my child, as tough as it is for me to know this.’”

Then, as now, regressive media outlets have capitalized on Clinton’s remarks on transness in treasonable ways. They have during times used them as a approach to clear punching down during trans people or to disguise themselves in amicable probity denunciation for a possibility to conflict Clinton. These outlets have no some-more seductiveness in advancing trans rights than Clinton seems to in these new quotes from her ongoing book tour.

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Après une nouvelle nuit de violences qui ont fait près de cent blessés, la Catalogne s’est réveillée jeudi flow un quatrième jour de mobilisation contre la condamnation des dirigeants indépendantistes flow leur rôle dans la indeterminate de sécession de 2017.

Routes et voies ferrées coupées: après une nouvelle nuit de violences qui ont fait près de cent blessés, la Catalogne s’est réveillée jeudi flow un quatrième jour de mobilisation contre la condamnation des dirigeants indépendantistes flow leur rôle dans la indeterminate de sécession de 2017. Selon le gouvernement et les autorités locales, plusieurs routes étaient coupées en raison des colonnes d’indépendantistes en marche vers Barcelone depuis mercredi ou de pneus incendiés placés sur la chaussée. Des voies ferrées ont également été occupées standard des manifestants près de Barcelone, ce qui a perturbé la dissemination de trains de banlieue dont le use a ensuite repris normalement, selon le gestionnaire du réseau ferré.

Dans la journée de mercredi, 96 personnes ont été soignées dans quatre villes de la région, dont 58 rien qu’à Barcelone, ont annoncé les services de secours. A Barcelone, les stigmates d’une deuxième nuit de violences étaient encore visibles jeudi matin, des voitures brûlées étaient encore présentes dans les rues dont certaines étaient toujours interdites à la circulation. Les indépendantistes catalans sont mobilisés depuis lundi en réaction à la condamnation de leurs dirigeants à de lourdes peines de jail flow leur rôle dans la indeterminate de sécession de 2017.

Cette mobilisation doit avoir flow indicate d’orgue une grande phenomenon vendredi à Barcelone où doivent converger les marches parties mercredi de cinq villes catalanes. Une “grève générale” a également été convoquée vendredi. Cette mobilisation a dégénéré mardi et mercredi soir en affrontements entre manifestants indépendantistes radicaux masqués ou casqués et policiers à Barcelone et dans d’autres villes. Lundi soir, des heurts avaient déjà eu lieu lors du blocage de l’aéroport standard des milliers de militants.

Selon le ministère de l’Intérieur, 33 personnes ont été arrêtées mercredi dont 12 à Barcelone apartment à ces violences tandis que 46 policiers régionaux et nationaux ont été blessés dans l’ensemble de la région, dont certains gravement.

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Un settle sur le Brexit a été annoncé jeudi standard Jean-Claude Juncker et le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson, juste avant un sommet européen et à l’issue de longues journées de tractations épineuses. «Nous en avons un!», a lancé le président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker sur son compte Twitter, alors que Boris Johnson se vantait d’«un glorious nouvel accord».

Jean-Claude Juncker, qui avait appelé le Premier ministre britannique dans la matinée, a qualifié l’accord d’«équitable et équilibré». Il a recommandé aux dirigeants des 27, qui commençaient à arriver à Bruxelles flow le sommet, de donner leur feu vert. Dans la foulée de ces annonces, la livre a gagné 1% face au dollar, les milieux économiques redoutant les conséquences potentiellement dévastatrices d’un «no deal» le 31 octobre.

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Cet settle devra encore être ratifié standard les parlements britannique et européen. Au Royaume-Uni, il devra notamment recevoir le soutien du petit parti nord-irlandais DUP, qui a rejeté jeudi le compromis sur l’accord de divorce. Le négociateur en cook de l’UE Michel Barnier doit donner une conférence de presse avant le sommet, avant de s’entretenir avec les Etats membres. Le président du Conseil européen Donald Tusk fera une déclaration.

Les négociateurs européens et britanniques ont encore travaillé d’arrache-pied depuis mercredi, flow leur deuxième nuit d’affilée. L’optimisme était revenu la semaine dernière à la apartment d’un truce entre Dublin et Londres. Il s’agit du deuxième settle trouvé entre Londres et Bruxelles flow mettre en oeuvre le résultat du référendum britannique de juin 2016. Le premier, négocié standard Theresa May, avait été rejeté à trois reprises standard le parlement britannique.

L’obstacle du DUP

Boris Johnson, qui veut coûte que coûte un divorce à la fin du mois, a appelé les députés britanniques à approuver cet settle lors d’une séance parlementaire exceptionnelle samedi. La goal de Boris Johnson devant son parlement sera délicate, automobile il n’a and de majorité, et devra compter sans le soutien du DUP, qui fait partie d’une bloc parlementaire avec son Parti conservateur.

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Ce parti unioniste nord-irlandais a douché l’optimisme en déclarant qu’il ne pouvait pas «soutenir ce qui est proposé sur les questions des douanes et du consentement (de l’exécutif nord-irlandais au projet de Brexit)». Il a également regretté «un manque de clarté sur la TVA», à savoir le régime de taxe qui sera appliqué en Irlande du Nord. Le petit parti, qui compte 10 députés à la Chambre des Communes, affirme cependant qu’il «continuera à travailler avec le gouvernement flow parvenir à un settle raisonnable qui fonctionne flow l’Irlande du Nord et protège l’intégrité économique et constitutionnelle du Royaume-Uni».

Les pourparlers entre Londres et Bruxelles ont porté sur plusieurs questions sensibles: la manière d’éviter le retour d’une frontière entre l’Irlande, membre de l’UE, et l’Irlande du Nord, partie du Royaume-Uni, afin de préserver la paix sur l’île surveillance en permettant des contrôles douaniers, le droit de courtesy accordé aux autorités nord-irlandaises sur l’accord de divorce ou encore la propinquity future. Les derniers développements sur le Brexit avaient créé un flottement autour de l’organisation du sommet européen. Le déroulé de la réunion n’a été publié que jeudi matin.

Après le Brexit, les chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement doivent évoquer la conditions en Turquie et revenir en particulier sur la réponse européenne à l’offensive d’Ankara contre les milices kurdes dans le nord-est de la Syrie. Ils aborderont également la doubt de l’élargissement de l’UE à la Macédoine du Nord et l’Albanie, avant de se lancer dans la doubt budgétaire vendredi.

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After the Iranian Revolution, in 1979, the theocracy called on women to breed a new Islamic generation. It lowered the marriage age to nine for girls and fourteen for boys; it legalized polygamy and raised the price of birth control. By 1986, the average family had six children. A leading cleric said that the government’s goal was to increase the number of people who believed in the Revolution in order to preserve it. The population surge coincided with mass migration to Iran’s cities, spurred first by Iraq’s invasion, in the eighties, and then by the lure of jobs and education, in the nineties. The government introduced family planning, which brought the average family size down to two children, but Iran still struggled to feed, clothe, educate, employ, and house its people. Four decades after the Revolution, the population has grown by almost fifty million; the number of households has quadrupled. Teeming, polluted Tehran can no longer hold all those who need or want to live there.

The government responded to the housing shortage by building satellite towns of sterile high-rises on barren land far from the capital. They were supposed to be affordable, ready-made utopias with modern utilities for low-income and middle-class workers who couldn’t afford Tehran. But the early apartments had faulty sewage systems and heating, inadequate access to water, and only intermittent electricity. Many were destroyed in the earthquake of 2017.

Hashem Shakeri first glimpsed some of these ghostly concrete towers on a weekend drive in 2007. He was baffled by the idea that Iranians would be expected to live in the austere structures. “They were like a remote island,” he told me. “When I thought about the people who were supposed to come and live there, I couldn’t even breathe.” In 2016, he began to photograph the satellite towns and their residents. He started in Pardis; the name is Persian for “paradise.”

“Most of the people who came there had lost something in their lives,” Shakeri said. “They had been employees who used to receive monthly payments. After the economic crisis, they couldn’t make ends meet.” There were few parks, playgrounds, or social outlets, and limited signs of life outside the high-rises. To capture the sterility and the eerie quiet in the satellite towns—including Pardis and Parand—he took the photographs using medium-format film, in direct sunlight, and overexposed them.

He said, “I wanted my audience to see the bitterness that applies to all of those towns,” many of whose residents travel hours each day to jobs in Tehran. “There is a recurrent, vicious cycle where people are sleep-deprived—they have to wake early and work until late to commute to Tehran, which takes a lot of time. They only sleep in the towns. Like Sisyphus, they have to repeat the cycle over and over.”

The country’s housing crisis deepened after President Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, in May, 2018, and reimposed economic sanctions six months later. The rial is now down by sixty per cent, and real-estate prices in Tehran have more than doubled. Yet tens of thousands of apartments in the new towns are empty, because, though they are cheaper, many Iranians still can’t afford them. Shakeri, like other Tehran residents, feels the squeeze. He told me that, as he took the photographs, “I was worried that I may be one of the people who have to leave Tehran and move into one of these apartments.”

—Robin Wright

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When Volvo decided a decade ago that it wanted to make a push on safety, the automaker created a plan to eliminate deaths and serious injuries in its vehicles by 2020. Though it admitted earlier this year that the company wouldn’t get there—putting some blame on drivers’ “bad behavior”—today’s Volvos offer a bevy of innovative safety systems. They work to mitigate injuries when cars go off the road, issue distracted driving alerts, and even watch for moose. Now the Swedish automaker (owned by China’s Geely) is setting its sights on another ambitious goal—the carbon footprint.

By 2025, Volvo aims to reduce its emissions by 40 percent, targeting manufacturing processes, operations, and even the shipping of new vehicles from its factories. The cars themselves will play a part too. In Los Angeles on Wednesday, Volvo showed off its first all-electric car, a battery-powered version of its XC40 small SUV, dubbed the XC40 Recharge.

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Volvo will continue to roll out new EVs in coming years, and hopes to make half its sales from fully electric cars by 2025. The rest will be hybrids, as Volvo plans to offer some form of electrification in all its models. The Recharge name will apply to all models that are either fully electric or have plug-in capability. Beginning Wednesday, consumers who purchase a plug-in hybrid Volvo, or eventually the fully electric one, will also get a year of free charging, in the form of a refund for the average electricity costs in their region.

“Stopping movement is not the answer to solve the climate issue,” says Volvo CTO Henrik Green. “We want to offer people the freedom to move in a sustainable way. You cannot and will not solve the climate problem by gradually by improving petrol and diesel engines. Pure electric cars running on and built using renewable energy are the only cars that can really do it.”

The XC40 Recharge uses two 150 kW motors, one on each axle, and a 78 kWh battery pack that’s embedded in the floor. The system will produce 408 hp and an estimated 442 pound-feet of torque, sending the small SUV from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. At a 150 kW DC fast-charger, the car should reach 80 percent charge in under 40 minutes. Range won’t be known until the EPA tests the car, but Volvo estimates it will reach 248 miles under the European WLTP testing schemes, which typically translates to about a 200-mile range in the US, Volvo said. The company plans to begin sales next year starting at about $50,000, after government incentives.

Volvo hasn’t provided many details to go with its broader carbon pledges. The plan will include improving efficiency of its operations and bringing suppliers on board, as it converts to wind, solar, and hydro power for its manufacturing, according to Green.

rechargable battery in volvo. Four wheels at the base of the vehicle

The powertrain for the new Volvo XC40 Recharge includes a 78 kWh battery pack embedded beneath the floor and dual electric motors totaling 300kW.

Photograph: Volvo

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È online l’eshop che permette di provare a portarsi a casa un’opera di Banksy

Portarsi a casa un’opera di Banksy è ora possibile. L’artista misterioso ha aperto uno shop online dove è possibile acquistare (seguendo un iter particolare, altrimenti non sarebbe Bansky) oggetti creati dal writer. Molti dei quali in edizione limitata.

Che l’eshop sarebbe arrivato, Banksy l’aveva annunciato a inizio mese con un negozio-vetrina aperto a sud di Londra. Adesso il sito grossdomesticproduct.com, cioè prodotto interno lordo, è online ed è possibile tentare di aggiudicarsi uno degli irriverenti oggetti firmati dall’artista (la cui identità è sconosciuta).

Trattandosi in gran parte di opere d’arte, disponibili in numero limitato, non basta un clic per portarsele a casa. I potenziali acquirenti hanno tempo fino al 28 ottobre per navigare, scegliere il prodotto a cui puntano (uno solo), registrarsi e rispondere a una domanda sul senso dell’arte. I compratori verranno selezionati in modo casuale e avranno sette giorni per completare l’acquisto.

I prezzi variano molto (dalle 10 sterline della mug in edizione illimitata a migliaia di sterline), ma sono pensati per essere accessibili a tutti. Anzi, Banksy lo dice apertamente sul sito: “Ti preghiamo di astenerti dal registrarti se sei un ricco collezionista d’arte”.

E aggiunge: “Questo non è un negozio in senso tradizionale – è un vero negozio, vende articoli, offre rimborsi e rispetta la protezione dei dati – ma tutti i prodotti sono realizzati in uno studio d’arte, non in una fabbrica. Tutto è prodotto da una manciata di persone che utilizzano materiale riciclato, ove possibile, nella cultura del luogo di lavoro in cui si beve di giorno. Quindi non ce n’è un sacco e non è tutto pronto per la spedizione immediata. Si informa che Gross Domestic Product potrebbe rivelarsi un’esperienza deludente al dettaglio, soprattutto se si è riusciti a effettuare un acquisto”.

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Marking its introduction into CASETiFY’s newly launched co-lab creative program, DHL teamed up with the case purveyor to celebrate its 50 year anniversary.

The second collaboration from the duo, the latest collection will build on the first sell-out release centered the leading international express service provider’s iconic branding. The special “50 Years of DHL” range is comprised of Apple iPhone and Samsung cases, Apple Watch bands, AirPods cases, Phone Slings and wireless charging pads marked with DHL’s signature waybill and yellow/red logo.

CASETiFY has also prepared a 1969 vintage and 2019 modern special edition custom case that allows customers personalize the two takes on DHL’s waybill design. The DHL x CASETiFY “50 Years of DHL” collection will be releasing in a series of drops, along with 300 limited edition rare box sets filled with one-of-a-kind merchandise like exclusively numbered iPhone cases and phone slings.

Stay tuned for the official release of the DHL x CASETiFY “50 Years of DHL” collection which will be available exclusively on casetify.com/dhl with DHL Express shipping and special in-store activations.

In case you missed it, Apple’s iPhone SE 2 is reportedly launching at $399 USD.

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Pelican’s new, magnetic Easy Mount System, or EMS, is, fittingly, one of the easiest modular phone mount systems that I’ve ever used. The car mount is also a Q-certified charger. Simply pinch it onto one of your car’s vent flaps, put your phone in a magnetic Protector case, and touch it to the base. The Protector case was designed for first responders and has a rubber lining to absorb more impact. Unfortunately, this means that whoever is riding shotgun and wants to mount their own phone will have to buy a Protector case as well.

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