Choreographer Galen Hooks on working with top music stars and the power of positive dance

A choreographer whose work reflects the world – gay and trans rights, Black Lives Matter and gender equality – Galen Hooks has been giving virtual classes during the health crisis. You might know her for her work with more than 60 stars of the music world such as Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Usher, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, … Read more Choreographer Galen Hooks on working with top music stars and the power of positive dance

The Coronavirus Pandemic is Set to Usher in the Biggest Retreat for Global Meat-Eating in Decades

The pandemic is poised to usher in the biggest retreat for global meat-eating in decades. Per-capita consumption this year is set to fall to the lowest in nine years and the 3% drop from last year represents the biggest decline since at least 2000, according to data from the United Nations. Meanwhile, analysts across the … Read more The Coronavirus Pandemic is Set to Usher in the Biggest Retreat for Global Meat-Eating in Decades

Scarlet Nexus Gameplay Interview | Summer of Gaming 2020

IGN takes a look at Scarlet Nexus footage and discusses a bit of the game’s development with Game Director Kenji Anabuki and Producer Keita Iizuka. Scarlet Nexus combat is heavily discussed Scarlet Nexus dev Interview as they elaborate on what potential players have seen in the multiple Scarlet Nexus trailer (s) and Scarlet Nexus gameplay … Read more Scarlet Nexus Gameplay Interview | Summer of Gaming 2020

What does the domicile law mean for Kashmir? | The Stream

A new domicile law for Indian-administered Kashmir is fuelling anxiety among people already enduring security restrictions imposed by India’s central government that have been criticised by UN experts. For decades, Kashmiris had rights on education, jobs and land enshrined within legal codes that accompanied semi-autonomy. But that all changed in August 2019, when the BJP-led … Read more What does the domicile law mean for Kashmir? | The Stream

Thousands gather for George Floyd funeral in Houston – BBC News

Thousands of people have gathered in Houston, Texas for the funeral of George Floyd, the African-American man whose death while being detained by police has caused outrage around the world. Four police officers in Minneaoplis where Mr Floyd died have been sacked and charged over their involvement in his death. The episode has exposed America’s … Read more Thousands gather for George Floyd funeral in Houston – BBC News

George Floyd service is told “pandemic of racism” led to his death – BBC News

An emotional memorial service has been held in the US city of Minneapolis, to remember the life of George Floyd, the 46-year-old black man, who’s death while in the custody of four white police officers has sparked days of protests across the US, and around the world. A lawyer for Mr Floyd’s family, said his … Read more George Floyd service is told “pandemic of racism” led to his death – BBC News

More US police officers charged over George Floyd death as protests continue – BBC News

All four police officers who were present when George Floyd was arrested in the US city of Minneapolis are now facing charges in connection with his death. Derek Chauvin, the officer who was filmed kneeling on his neck, has had his charge increased to second degree murder. Three other police officers who were there have … Read more More US police officers charged over George Floyd death as protests continue – BBC News

President Trump widely condemned over handling of US protests – BBC News

President Trump is facing widespread condemnation for his handling of the unrestin dozens of American cities. It follows the killing of George Floyd an African-American who died last week in Minneapolis while being detained by police. His death has now been declared a homicide following an official post-mortem. There’s been more violence and looting in … Read more President Trump widely condemned over handling of US protests – BBC News

President Trump demands tougher response as protests escalate across America – BBC News

A week after the killing of George Floyd — an African-American who died while being detained by police in Minneapolis — there have been more protests and violence in cities across the US. It has become America’s worst episode of racial and social unrest since the 1960s. President Trump has been criticised for telling state … Read more President Trump demands tougher response as protests escalate across America – BBC News

Mass protests and arrests across US over George Floyd death – BBC News

Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis have spread to at least 30 US cities. The black American man died after being pinned to the ground by a white police officer, who kept his knee on the suspect’s throat for more than eight minutes. George Floyd is the latest in a string of … Read more Mass protests and arrests across US over George Floyd death – BBC News

Violent clashes across US after officer charged with killing black man in Minneapolis – BBC News

There have been more clashes between police and protesters, in cities across the United States, following the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis. The state’s governor says the national guard will be fully mobilised for the first time ever. A police officer has been charged with the murder of George Floyd, but protestors are … Read more Violent clashes across US after officer charged with killing black man in Minneapolis – BBC News

Do we have to sacrifice our privacy to fight the coronavirus? | The Stream

As countries across the world enlist the help of technology to fight the coronavirus, a showdown is brewing between public health experts, government officials and privacy advocates. Digital tracking apps work by notifying people about their possible exposure to coronavirus-positive patients, and advising them to self-quarantine. Eager to restart the economy and end lockdowns, many … Read more Do we have to sacrifice our privacy to fight the coronavirus? | The Stream

China Covered Up Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan, Pompeo Says

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sparred with reporters Wednesday, insisting questions remain over whether the novel coronavirus pandemic came from a Chinese lab, despite pushback from senior intelligence officials and health experts. “Barbara, Barbara, let me just, let me just put this to bed. Your efforts to try and find — just to spend your … Read more China Covered Up Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan, Pompeo Says