‘It’s about community, culture and language’: Welsh family farmers dig in for their future | Farming

John Davies’ family has farmed in the hills and valleys of mid Wales just north of Brecon since the 19th century and his most cherished times now are when he is working shoulder to shoulder with his 91-year-old father, Elwyn, and 20-year-old son, Brychan.

“That’s incredibly rewarding,” says Davies, 55. “There’s a balance there. Dad has seen it all, done it all. Brychan brings in the new things from college. It’s good to see that blend of experience and ambition and I’m in the middle, the bridge.

“Family farming businesses are incredibly important in Wales, the backbone of our

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Analysis: What Putin’s rewriting of history says about the future of Russia

The history of the Cold War

The Crimean resort town of Yalta was the setting for an historic meeting of British, US and Soviet leaders — Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin — in February 1945. With the defeat of Nazi Germany imminent, the Big Three allies agreed to jointly govern postwar Germany, while Stalin pledged fair and open elections in Poland.

The history of the Cold War

The decision by the United States to use the atomic bomb against Japan in August 1945 was credited with ending World War II. Hundreds of thousands in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Ignite IGL Foundation awards $1.6m in scholarships to future frontline workers | News

Two aspiring medical doctors and three nurses were awarded scholarships totalling $1.6 million for the 2021-22 academic year by the Ignite IGL Foundation Scholarships on Thursday.

The student doctors will each receive $650,000 per year for five years, while the student nurses will each receive $100,000 per year for two years. They are all students at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona.

The recipients are Brianna Foster, Jeremiah Baker, Sheryllee Smith, Samantha Mosha and Britney Hay.

Foster and Baker, both aspiring doctors, were awarded with the Razai Azard Rahaman Scholarships for Medicine, while Smith, Mosha and Hay were

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Xi Jinping has rewritten China’s history, but even he can’t predict its global future | Rana Mitter

Last week, Xi Jinping gave himself full Marx. The Chinese Communist party’s sixth plenum, a gathering of top political cadres, passed a resolution on “Certain Questions in the Party’s History”, in which Xi’s system of thought was defined as “Marxism for the 21st century”. Not only that, but that it also served as “the essence of the Chinese culture and China’s spirit”.

These are not terms that sound natural in English, but their significance is immense, because only two previous resolutions of this sort have ever been passed – in 1945 and 1981. The resolutions on party history

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Madison Cawthorn talks of ‘bloodshed’ over future elections while pushing voting lies

Speaking at a North Carolina county GOP event, Cawthorn repeated the lie about US election systems being “rigged” and “stolen,” something he said would “lead to one place, and that’s bloodshed” if it continued.

“And I will tell you, as much as I am willing to defend our liberty at all costs, there’s nothing that I would dread doing more than having to pick up arms against a fellow American. And the way that we can have recourse against that is if we all passionately demand that we have election security in all 50 states,” the North Carolina Republican continued. … Read More

‘Golf for the Future’ raises money for scholarships

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. — Hundreds of golfers took to the greens Tuesday to raise money for students in Wisconsin Dells.

About 350 golfers at Trappers Turn and Wild Rock Golf Club in the Dells raised money for the “Golf for the Future” fundraiser.

The 10th annual event aims to raise $1 million, which will be used as scholarship money that will be given to high school seniors in Wisconsin Dells.

“Our ultimate goal is to be able to offer not just a one-year scholarship,” said Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation

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Fed Unity Cracks as Inflation Rises and Officials Debate Future

Federal Reserve officials spoke with one voice throughout the pandemic downturn, promising that monetary policy would be set to full-stimulus mode until the crisis was well and truly behind America. Suddenly, they are less in sync.

Central bankers are increasingly divided over how to think about and respond to emerging risks after months of rising asset values and faster-than-expected price increases. While their political counterparts in the White House have been more unified in maintaining that the recent jump in price gains will fade as the economy gets past a reopening burst, Washington as a whole is wrestling with

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South China Morning PostAn ancient Chinese history lesson for today’s Hong KongHistory is not necessarily a guide to the future, though it sometimes offers interesting parallels and stimulates thoughts about the present.1 day ago

South China Morning PostAn ancient Chinese history lesson for today’s Hong KongHistory is not necessarily a guide to the future, though it sometimes
offers interesting parallels and stimulates thoughts about the present.1 day ago… Read More