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Steve October 20, 2021

If Linux is your primary working environment, then you might be familiar with the Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), the main file format used for executables, libraries, core-dumps, and more, on Linux. I’ve written articles covering native Linux tools to understand ELF binaries, beginning with how ELF binaries are built, followed by some general tips […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Billy Porter has fielded criticism for claiming that he “created the conversation” about gender-neutral fashion. Porter, the 52-year-old begowned champion of red carpet style, has been at loggerheads with Harry Styles after the Cinderella star slammed American Vogue for featuring Styles wearing a dress on its December 2019 cover. The opportunities that have been handed to […]

Steve October 20, 2021

The Biden administration concluded its very long review of US sanctions policy this week, and the results were woefully inadequate. Judging from the review and the administration’s record so far, there isn’t much reason to expect a significant change in the frequent use of broad sanctions. The sanctions review has dragged on all year, and […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Reprinted from The Nation with permission from the authors. The single best option for reducing the risk of nuclear war is hidden in plain sight. News outlets don’t mention it. Pundits ignore it. Even progressive and peace-oriented members of Congress tiptoe around it. And yet, for many years, experts have been calling for this act […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Russia’s coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record as soaring infections prompted the Cabinet to suggest declaring a nonworking week to stem contagion By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press October 20, 2021, 11:33 AM • 3 min read MOSCOW — Russia’s coronavirus deaths surged to another daily record Wednesday as soaring infections prompted the Cabinet […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Everyone keeps waiting for the Supreme Court’s big right turn — especially this year. The justices have now begun their first full term with a 6-3 conservative majority, and the docket is full of culture-war issues, such as abortion, gun rights and religious liberty. But in many ways, the Supreme Court’s conservative revolution is already […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Air raids hit Mekelle for the second time this week amid a sharp escalation in the near yearlong conflict. Ethiopian federal government forces have launched an air raid on Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, for the second time this week. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties from Wednesday’s […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Colin Powell has died, and the hagiographic obituaries are upon us. The New York Times hails him as a “pathbreaker”: the United States’ first Black national security adviser, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, and secretary of state. The rest of the US mainstream media have taken a similar line, erupting in characteristic American self-adulation at […]

Steve October 20, 2021

President Rodrigo Duterte under the United Nations pressure to investigate allegations of systematic murders of drug suspects amid ICC probe. The Philippines’ Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that it will review thousands of killings in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, its chief said, releasing details of a first batch of cases that it […]

Steve October 20, 2021

Source: Yahoo! News Leslie Bricusse, the two-time Academy Award-winning songwriter and lyricist, has died. The Hollywood veteran, whose credits include Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Doctor Dolittle, was 90 years old. Bricusse’s death was announced via Instagram on Tuesday by his son, Adam, who shared a gallery of photos of his father. A […]