Patrick Gaspard, former United States ambassador to South Africa, was appointed president of George Soros’ Open Society Foundations in January 2018. Gaspard formerly served as the White House director of political affairs for the Obama administration between 2009-2011.
Fungi’s role in our world has been vastly underestimated, says biologist Merlin Sheldrake. They can even make decisions, just like us.
Germany managed the first coronavirus wave better than most. But this fall, the country hasn’t done nearly as well, with case numbers and deaths spiking upward. Did Angela Merkel drop the ball?
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – All staff in the White House have been required to wear full personal protective equipment (PPE) since President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.
LONDON (Sputnik) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father, John Shipton, said that his son, who is subject to an extradition trial in the United Kingdom, is being persecuted, not prosecuted, for revealing US war crimes and diplomatic secrets.
French President Emmanuel Macron has used colorful language to describe what would happen if EU lawmakers remained in Brussels indefinitely, arguing that concerns about Covid-19 should not stop them from meeting in Strasbourg. Read more Macron said he was “fighting tooth and nail” to persuade the legislative body that there was no added health risk…