Biden Defends Ending “Forever War” in Afghanistan & Criticizes Using War as Tool for Nation-Building

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at Afghanistan. On Tuesday, President Biden forcefully defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN: I was not going to extend this forever war, and I was not extending a forever …
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Knife Crime Prevention Orders: yet another tool for the racist police state

Support us and go ad-free On 7 July, the government announced that London’s Metropolitan Police will begin trialling new Knife Crime Prevention Orders (KCPOs). The pilot will last for 14 months. Thereafter, the Home Office will review the results before deciding whether to roll out KCPOs across England and Wales. The Home Office states that …
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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jody Williams Slams Biden Admin for Claiming Landmines Are a “Vital Tool”

The Biden administration is facing criticism from human rights groups after it announced this week it will leave in place a Trump-era policy to allow military commanders to use landmines across the globe. A Pentagon spokesperson described landmines as a “vital tool in conventional warfare” and said restricting their use would put American lives at …
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COVID-19: vaccinator competency assessment tool

COVID-19 vaccinator competency assessment tool Ref: PHE gateway number GW-1760 PDF, 181KB, 9 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk. Please …
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Physical activity data tool: November 2020 update

The physical activity data tool presents data on physical activities, including walking and cycling at local level for England. It also includes information on related risk factors and conditions, such as obesity and diabetes. This release includes an update of these 2 indicators: percentage of adults walking for travel at least 3 days a week …
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Health Equity Assessment Tool (HEAT)

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