The Daily Populous

Monday August 26th, 2019 evening edition

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"I say to Senator McConnell: Stop worrying about your billionaire friends, they're doing just fine," said Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

"Start worrying about the working families of your state and around this country who are struggling to keep their heads above water.".

"Workers in Kentucky and America cannot get by on $9 or $10 an hour," said the Vermont senator.

Sen. @BernieSanders: "I say here in Kentucky to Sen. McConnell--stop blocking legislation from coming to the floor of the Senate... Stop your cowardice.

As Common Dreams reported, the coal miners said McConnell was "rude" during their meeting and brushed off their concerns.

"Coal miners are not my enemy," Sanders said Sunday, detailing the comprehensive Green New Deal proposal his campaign released last week. »

Wolfenstein developers are “incredibly disappointed” that fighting Nazis is now “problematic”

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Since Castle Wolfenstein came out in 1981, Wolfenstein games have had one thing at their core: killing Nazis.

Since then, the developers have been disheartened as that gameplay loop has become a source of contention.

“When we started to talk about Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, we started to get comment online about the theme of the game, fighting the Nazis,” Öjerfors said. »

Nearly 100 companies move to Netherlands ahead of Brexit - Dutch agency

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Nearly 100 companies have relocated from Britain to the Netherlands or set up offices there to be within the European Union due to the United Kingdom’s planned departure from the bloc, a Dutch government agency said on Monday.

Another 325 companies worried about losing access to the European market are considering a move, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency said.

“That is why more and more companies are orienting themselves in the Netherlands as a potential new base in the European market.”. »