The Daily Populous

Wednesday April 12nd, 2023 evening edition

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Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, has called on world leaders to react to the video in which Russian occupiers cut off the head of a Ukrainian prisoner of war.

Quote: "There is something that no one in the world can ignore.

The world must see this video of the execution of a Ukrainian prisoner.

This is a video of Russia as it is.

This is a video of Russia, which is trying to make this the new norm – a habit of destroying life.

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has launched a pre-trial investigation into the brutal murder of a Ukrainian prisoner of war (PoW).

A video of the brutal murder of a Ukrainian prisoner of war was shared on social media on the evening of 11 April. »

US Fascism Is Spreading Under the Guise of “Patriotic Education”

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The relentless state-based attacks on Black people in the U.S. and the war being waged against public and higher education are not unrelated.

As Moira Donegan argues, education at all levels “are foundational to democracy and this is the reason why DeSantis and the far right are attacking education.”

A passive and depoliticized citizenry is now coupled with an accelerating struggle to destroy any public institution that would challenge such efforts. »

Massive Chinese build-up near Doklam rings alarm bells in Indian military

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Doklam is an isolated plateau, which was hardly patrolled by Chinese or Bhutanese forces before 2017, when the Indian military came into the scene.

Indian military planners believe any activity in China-controlled Bhutanese territory to the west of Doklam would threaten India’s security interests.

The top Indian Army leadership recently met Indian officials engaged in capacity-building of the Bhutanese military in Haa district. »

China's ban on female lingerie models leads to lingerie-wearing male models in shopping livestreams

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Lingerie-wearing male models have recently become a growing trend in Chinese e-commerce broadcasts after the government imposed a ban on women modeling lingerie on livestreams.

After one online shopping streamer replaced its models with male models in December, many businesses have since followed suit, effectively circumventing the ban.

Male models had been used to successfully sell traditionally female products online in China even before the ban. »

Ted Cruz said school shootings can be prevented if they have armed guards, like in banks. That aged poorly after the deadly Louisville bank shooting.

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Ted Cruz said stationing armed police in schools, as they do in banks, would help stop school shootings.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz proposed a solution to school shootings: Stationing as many armed police officers in schools as there are in banks.

"You know, when you go to the bank, and you deposit money in the bank, there are armed police officers at the bank. »