- New York Times 16:02May 22, 2021How US Activists Are Trying to Halt the Killing of Kangaroos in AustraliaA bill in Congress aims to ban all kangaroo products from Australia, setting up a clash between two very different kinds of people on opposite ends of the earth.
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- New York Times 10:02May 10, 2021Australian Company Loses Ugg Trademark BattleThe case hit a nerve for Australians, who consider the footwear a national, if unfashionable, symbol. But the brand’s owner in the United States had mounted a legal challenge against the idea that “ugg” is a generic term.
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- New York Times 18:56January 28, 2021In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the TalibanThe sneakers have been worn by Afghan fighters over multiple generations, but they’ve become a gruesome marker of the Taliban’s violent insurgency.
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