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France Passes New Law To Ban Discrimination Based On Regional Accents

France, having solved all other major problems in its country, has found an untouched area of people’s free speech for big government to weigh in on: stereotypes against regional accents. In fact, people who make assumptions based on others’ regional accents are committing a new type of prejudice that the French are calling glottophobie. The…

Russia Vows “All Necessary Assistance” To Armenia In Nagorno-Karabakh, Threatening Regional War

In a major weekend development Russia said that should Azerbaijan spread its military operations against Armenia beyond the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region, it will give “all necessary assistance” to Armenia, with which Moscow has a defense pact: Russia would be prepared to render “all necessary assistance” to treaty partner Armenia if the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict expanded to…