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A Secret Service agent tackled a Chinese security official over the nuclear football when Trump visited China
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Swastikas drawn on Poland's Israel embassy
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13 sundayclub Minister for Loneliness sounds like an unreleased Depeche Mode song.
10 mmurry Hopefully this initiative impacts elderly scammers.
18 Shuriken66 Thats... actually good. Huh.
11 Fictionalpoet Good on the UK! Hopefully this marks a new trend in a government actively responding to mental health like it's a real thing (between disorders, disablements, anxiety, etc.) instead of ignoring it and hoping it goes away.
4 autotldr This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original]( reduced by 86%. (I'm a bot) ***** > LONDON - It sounds like a character from a dystopian novel, but Britain has created a "Minister for loneliness" to tackle modern public health problems associated with social isolation. > "We know that there is a real impact of social isolation and loneliness on people, on their physical and mental well-being but also on other aspects in society and we want to tackle this challenge," Crouch said. > Loneliness and social isolation drive physical and mental ill health. ***** [**Extended Summary**]( | [FAQ]( "Version 1.65, ~284101 tl;drs so far.") | [Feedback]( "PM's and comments are monitored, constructive feedback is welcome.") | *Top* *keywords*: **loneliness**^#1 **isolation**^#2 **people**^#3 **social**^#4 **Minister**^#5
2 garlicroastedpotato I think I'm amply qualified to be the Minister of Pokemon and Trading Card Games.
2 Arknell I wonder where in the house of parliament cafeteria he will choose to sit?
1 BrunoBldn Are there any British in here that can sort of corroborate that this is an actual problem that needs to be addressed this way?
1 krazeesheet Until they reinstate the ministry of silly walks, no-one cares.
1 Pyrozr Their offices will be located in the Fortress of Solitude.
1 cynycal Actually, loneliness is a kind of silent killer. I think this is a great idea. It's not limited to elderly people--single parents come to mind, for example.
1 dbabbitt > [There] is an increasing tendency among modern men to imagine themselves ethical because they have delegated their vices to larger and larger groups. Hayek > Everyone thinks of changing society and nobody thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy > There’s only one way to improve society. Present it with a single improved unit: yourself. Albert Jay Nock I've just had an idea: I will be the minister for loneliness for my own little community.