The EU is Cambodia’s largest trading partner, accounting for 45% of Cambodian exports in 2018. Cambodia’s exports to the EU, largely from the garment industry, were worth 5.4 billion euros ($6.4 billion) in 2018, with 95.7% covered by EBA tariff preferences. … [Read more...] about EU slaps duties on Cambodia exports over rights concerns
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Rights groups say there has been a spate of intimidation and arrests of government critics. On July 31, security forces halted a planned anti-government protest in Harare, and since then a number of activists have remained in hiding, saying they fear arrest. … [Read more...] about Zimbabwe Opposition Criticizes Snub by South African Envoys to Investigate Rights Abuses
“Then you magnify the reality of that with the COVID crisis and the issues of racial injustice, and you say, ’Something’s wrong,'” he added. “The answer is probably best found at the municipal level rather than the federal level.” … [Read more...] about Amid crises, UNICEF USA launches program to help kids in US
But there’s so much more that’s meaningful about her selection. By selecting Harris, Biden is signaling to voters that he has their best interests at heart and that he has been listening to them. Reading a room has always been a great skill of Biden’s and he absolutely got it right with this pick. … [Read more...] about Jessica Tarlov: With Kamala Harris as VP pick, Biden got it absolutely right
Naveen: The other thing that many of us did as young gay men in our twenties was make bad decisions about sex! He may as well own that part, too. Because regardless of whether more serious and specific accusations emerge, the bottom line is all of this was pretty dumb. Politicians are people, too, but it’s literally their job to make good and smart decisions—that’s what we elect them for! It’s tough, because I may agree with Morse’s progressive positions on policy, but I can’t say I think he’s demonstrated stellar judgment in the public sphere. As much as politics is about being informed on the issues, fighting for constituents, and unsexy work behind the scenes, it’s also about being a master of self-perception. … [Read more...] about Is Scandal-Hit Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse Really a Victim of Homophobia?