The Daily Populous

Monday October 18th, 2021 night edition

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A woman conceived through rape who campaigned for nine years to bring her father to justice has won a prestigious award.

He was convicted in July 2021 at Birmingham crown court and sentenced to 11 years in jail.

Daisy was awarded the Emma Humphreys memorial prize, which recognises women who make outstanding contributions towards ending male violence.

She was announced as the winner on Sunday at conference in Portsmouth for FiLiA – a female-led volunteer organisation working for the liberation of women.

Although her birth mother named Bennett after she became pregnant with Daisy after the rape, no action was taken by the authorities to charge him.

She said she did not know she had been nominated for Sunday’s award and was thrilled to discover she had won it.

She is also calling for better treatment and support from the justice system for children conceived through rape. »

Knife found under Parliament to be returned to Algonquin nations in historic move

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Archeologists say the return of the stone knife, which is estimated to be 4,000 years old, is a historic move that officially recognizes Indigenous Peoples inhabited the land -- considered unceded territory -- that is now the site of Parliament Hill.

Until then, it will be shown in Indigenous communities, including schools, according to Doug Odjick, a member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg council.

The two First Nations who will share the knife are in talks with the federal government about "showing it off," said Odjick. »

Wake up and smell the 'sustainable' coffee produced in Finnish lab

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Finnish scientists say they have produced coffee from cell cultures with an aroma and taste resembling the real thing.

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland may have come up with a more sustainable alternative to growing coffee beans by floating cell cultures in bio-reactors filled with a nutrient medium used to make various animal- and plant-based products.

An illustration picture shows a coffee cup and roasted coffee beans in Brussels, Belgium May 1, 2017. »

India’s Fog of Misunderstanding Surrounding Nepal–China Relations

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The Working Paper looks at the impact that New Delhi’s misperceptions of Sino-Nepali relations, termed the “fog of misunderstanding,” has had in the context of the triangular relations between China, India, and Nepal.

The paper concludes with an examination of the possible options for India to chart a path out of this fog of misunderstanding and to re-strategize relations with Nepal.

Thus the fog of misunderstanding about the Nepal-China relationship appeared from the very start of independent India’s relations with Nepal. »

Bill Kristol: Buttigieg entitled to call Tucker Carlson a 'repulsive bigot'

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Carlson had mocked the secretary for taking paternity leave and sniped that the secretary was "trying to figure out how to breastfeed.".

"I'm not going to apologize to Tucker Carlson or anyone else for taking care of my premature newborn infant twins," Buttigieg said in responding to Carlson's comments during an appearance Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union.".

But I will note that Pete would have been perfectly entitled to say that @TuckerCarlson is a repulsive bigot, and that his response to Carlson is, 'F___ off.'". »