Olympic Opening Ceremony


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They don’t come much better than that politically. Danny Boyle did a great job and his opening event for the Games reflected many of the distinctive strengths of our country, the industrial heritage, the the protest movements against injustice, the vibrant literary heritage, the National Health Service and the institutional satire against the monarchy. We could even enjoy during the proceedings Blake’s revolutionary song Jerusalem, so innocently appropriated these days in the weepy nationalism of the Womens Institute and others. Doctors and nurses and children made the NHS sequence what it was, let’s ensure our generation can keep the market out of health care and overturn the new market madness that will drive the service.

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Police fired pepper spray at hundreds of demonstrators in Warsaw as they opposed a court ruling almost completely banning abortion in the country. Demonstrators took to the streets in other towns across the country.
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Cuba develop their Vaccine Soberana, against the Corona Virus; it's development is at the stage of clinical trials, with expectations that the vaccine will be ready for use on the population early in 2021.
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Cuban advance in developing their vaccine against Covid 19, is no accident; it occurred because of the priority given since the Revolution to health services of the people & scientific progress. They started work on treatments before the first case there.
http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2020-10-21/the-emergence-of-soberana-1-is-not-a-chance-event

Cuba's Diaz Canel congratulates Bolivia's MAS' victory at the polls.
http://en.granma.cu/mundo/2020-10-20/in-bolivia-mas-is-more
La lucha continua.
The struggle continues.
http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2020-10-19/diaz-canel-congratulates-bolivias-movement-toward-socialism-after-recovering-the-countrys-presidency

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