Meaghan D

1,373 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | 2 Following | 28 Followers | @shangrila001 | Keep up with Meaghan D on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Meaghan D”

Robert Mugabe swapped speeches, say Zimbabwe war veterans

Zimbabwe’s powerful war veterans have claimed that Robert Mugabe swapped speeches to avoid resigning during a televised address to the nation on Sunday night, as they repeated their call for him to go.<p>The 93-year-old, sacked as leader of the ruling Zanu-PF party, had been given a noon deadline …

South Africa

64 years later, the CIA finally released details of the coup in Iran

The approximately 1,000 pages of documents also reveal for the first time the details of how the CIA attempted to call off the failing coup — only to be salvaged at the last minute by an insubordinate spy on the ground.<p>Known as Operation Ajax, the CIA plot was ultimately about oil. Western firms …

The big question: Is Africa a prisoner of its past?

The transatlantic slave trade, colonial domination and the ‘scramble for Africa’ all had a profound impact on the continent’s economic, political, …

19 Museum Shows to See in New York This Summer

Art Guides<p>Be prepared to see a lot of art this summer.<p>,<p>While New York’s galleries tend to take it slow during the summer, relying on group shows to …

'Morning Joe' Hosts Claim Conway Doesn't Like Trump

“Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough claimed that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway felt “so dirty” supporting President Trump …

Jamel Shabazz documents Harlem in the '80s

In his current exhibit <i>Crossing 125th Street</i> at the Studio Museum in Harlem, he shares some of his selected images from 125th street in Harlem. In …

Harlem

Labour sees 26,000 members quit party since Jeremy Corbyn reelection as leader

Labour has lost nearly 26,000 members since last summer, according to leaked data.<p>The apparent shedding of card-carrying supporters has led one …

George W. Bush Discusses His Affection for Michelle Obama

To some, they might seem an unlikely twosome: a former president and former first lady from two different administrations, different political …

Trump's policies help Isis, says former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

President's proposed cuts risks safety of US troops and ability to counter terrorist recruitment, Albright urges.<p>President Donald Trump's executive …

Tate Modern to host 'once in a lifetime' Picasso exhibition

Landmark show will focus on ‘year of wonders’ 1932, at height of painter’s affair with young lover Marie-Thérèse Walter<p>Picasso’s greatest works of art are being brought together for a “once in a lifetime” exhibition in London and Paris that will take visitors through a pivotal year in the artist’s …

Art

Theresa May vows to set out full Brexit plans in white paper

• Theresa May promises white paper on Brexit<br>• Jeremy Corbyn's embarrassing gaffe about injured police officer<br>• Prime Minister vows to speak truth to President Trump<br>• Supreme Court rules against the Government on Brexit<br>• Fury as Labour and SNP plot blocking measures<br>• "No turning back" warn ministers, ahead of …

David Davis

Trump orders wall to be built on Mexico border

<b>President Donald Trump has issued an executive order for an "impassable physical barrier" to be built along the US border with Mexico.</b><p>He also signed an action to strip funds from US cities that are sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.<p>Mr Trump said in a TV interview with ABC News that Mexico …

Immigration

Perfecting public transportation: 10 U.S. cities with progressive plans

Moving forward on moving their citizens, from expanded light rail to better bike share systems<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Property Lines</i><i>, a column by Curbed senior reporter Patrick Sisson that spotlights real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country. Comments, tips, and suggestions on where</i> …

Trump Issues Executive Order Scaling Back Parts of Obamacare

WASHINGTON — In his first executive order, President Trump on Friday directed government agencies to scale back as many aspects of the Affordable Care Act as possible, moving within hours of being sworn in to fulfill his pledge to eviscerate Barack Obama’s signature health care law.<p>The one-page …

Health Care

Claire Ptak’s pancake recipes for Dutch babies and American popovers

Batter is a wonderful thing. Baked, griddled or fried, it can be transformed into dramatically different forms. From crepes and pancakes to Yorkshire puddings and American popovers, the ingredients change very little, but the methods of cooking, and the order in which you incorporate the …

Baking

The dessert recipe that’s healthier than most breakfasts

Emica Penklis, nutritionist and chocolatier at Loco Love, has shared her recipe for the ultimate (healthy) dessert. This raw tart is vegan, …

Rex Tillerson is big oil personified. The damage he can do is immense

Now a fossil fuel executive will run America’s foreign policy, right out in the open. Donald Trump gets credit for a kind of barbaric transparency<p>In one of the futile demonstrations that marked the run-up to the Iraq war, I saw a woman with a sign that read “How Did Our Oil End Up Under Their …

Rex Tillerson

With the fall of Aleppo, the West has lost control in the Middle East – and it will haunt us for decades

It is September 2012 and I am at the National Security Council in Downing Street. David Cameron is chairing a discussion about military options in Syria. Almost 40,000 civilians have been killed and thousands are displaced. The Chief of the Defence Staff explains how to establish a no-fly zone on …

Middle East

The Future of Cities

Collaborating with a number of different people from all over the place, filmmaker Oscar Boyson went out into the world and came back with this …

Thousands protest new media restrictions in Poland

Thousands of Warsaw residents joined a spontaneous demonstration in front of Poland's parliament to protest against a plan by the conservative ruling party to limit journalists' access to legislators.<p>The march, which began on Friday, continued into the early hours of Saturday, with crowds blocking …

Europe

Emergency Security Council meeting called over Aleppo

An emergency meeting of the Security Council has been called to consider the situation in war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, France's ambassador to the United Nations said Friday.<p>Francois Delattre told reporters outside Security Council chambers that his country and Germany asked for the Friday …

Middle East

Uber has a plan to completely transform your city

On the way to pick up another passenger, you pass an apartment building that was once a parking garage. After about 15 minutes, the car notifies you and three other passengers that it will drop you all off at a subway stop. With an internet connection, the car knows a train is approaching in …

Transportation

Jan Gehl's 5 Rules for Designing Great Cities

Danish architect Jan Gehl is a world renowned expert in all things related to urban design and public spaces. He obtained this expertise by …

Syria war: Would you invite a refugee to live with you?

<b>Many Britons moved by the plight of Syrians feel powerless to help those affected, but some families have found ways to show their support.</b><p>With six children and a Syrian refugee under her roof this Christmas, Heather Alston admits her house is "chaotic" and "not exactly stress-free".<p>Abdullah, 35, …

Why Post Malone has been called 'the Donald Trump of hip-hop'

Post Malone has heard all the criticisms.<p>He's a white "culture vulture," as he put it, cynically appropriating African American culture. He's received more attention than his meager talent deserves. He's a rich kid whose parents essentially paid his way into music.<p>"There's a thing that says they …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Bad Year That Was Good for Music

In this lowdown, sorry year, such disparate artists as Beyoncé, Radiohead, and Bob Mould created albums that directly addressed our dire straits. …

Black Lives Matter

Miami Basel/Wynwood 2016 Wrap: Parade Of Eye-Popping Beauty At A Portentous Time

An embarrassment of riches in so many ways, the Wynwood Street Art and mural scene is outrageously sexy, flashy, ugly, posey, pretty, proliferate and quizzically content-free. The annual outdoor urban art visual carnival that accompanies Art Basel in Miami is full of hi/low expectation and …

Concrete-and-glass house in Argentina is spare and beautiful

Casa GS is meant to be ‘timeless’<p>Argentina is no stranger to beautiful, Brutalist concrete architecture. Showcasing the country’s rugged landscape, these homes often marry the indoors and outdoors through massive windows and a flat, low profile.<p>Casa GS in rural central Argentina follows this trend. …