The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 29th, 2023 day edition

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White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre laughed off a report that the White House wants to limit Americans to having two beers per week.

America’s northern neighbour advises that its residents have two drinks per week.

“If there's health benefits, I think people will start to re-evaluate where we're at [in the US],” Dr Koob told the Mail.

Doocy asked how such a move would be received by Americans.

“Let me tell you what I’m not going to get involved in, in that question right there,” she said.

Dr Koob said at the time that he enjoys two glasses of “buttery Californian Chardonnay” a week.

The review process for Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2025 to 2030 began recently but the final version may not be published until late in 2025. »

Climate activists target jets, yachts and golf in a string of global protests against luxury

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In Spain, activists plugged holes in golf courses to protest the sport’s heavy water needs during hot dry spells.

Activists also crashed a golf course, disrupted a museum gala and demonstrated outside some private luxury homes.

“Luxury practices are disproportionately contributing to the climate crisis at this point,” said American University social scientist Dana Fisher. »

Florida school officials apologize for assembly singling out Black students about low test scores

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Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Florida school district officials apologized Thursday for an elementary school assembly in which Black students were singled out for a presentation on low test scores.

Bunnell Elementary staff members last Friday pulled Black fourth- and fifth-graders out of their regularly scheduled activities to attend a PowerPoint presentation about low standardized test scores.

The presentation led by two Black teachers noted that Black students had underperformed on standardized tests for the past three years. »