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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - about 5 hours ago
10 Things in Politics: Buttigieg mafia becoming DC stars
And Bill Gates opened up for the first time since finalizing his divorce.
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 1 day ago
Analysis: There's a fight for the future of the Democratic Party happening in Ohio
No matter who wins the Democratic nomination in Ohio's 11th District Tuesday night, there's an almost 0% chance of the seat being in any danger to a Republican takeover next fall.
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 1 day ago
How Trump reeled in over $100 million, televangelist style
Some televangelists have played the promise-the-moon game for decades, roiling the faithful and creating enemies whom they can only vanquish if they have the private aircraft, luxury cars and mansions to do so. But the man of the moment in the evangelize-for-…
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 1 day ago
Who is the real Sajid Javid? Politics Weekly podcast
In the first episode of our special summer series, Jessica Elgot asks her guests: who is the new Health Secretary, Sajid Javid? How did he rise to the top? What makes him tick? And is he as funny as some claim he is?For the next four weeks, as politicians tak…
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - 2 days ago
Diving-Mexico's Marrufo jumps from the springboard to politics - Reuters
Olympic diving veteran Rommel Pacheco Marrufo will launch himself off the springboard in the 3m finals on Tuesday hoping for a gold medal to end to his fourth and final Olympics before pursuing his new dream to become a politician.
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 4 days ago
Brexit and Covid have created the perfect moment for the politics of crackdown | John Harris
We feel besieged and imperilled, and the Johnson government is seizing the chance to weaken our most fundamental libertiesIf you were wondering when the widely predicted post-Brexit dystopia might move beyond the imaginings of TV scriptwriters and into the re…
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 4 days ago
‘Covid With a Vengeance’ Consumes U.S. Politics
Rising case counts and stagnant vaccination rates could prove equally frustrating for President Biden and the G.O.P., making it impossible to shift the public’s attention to other priorities.
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 6 days ago
Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics by Jess Phillips review – the case for change
The outspoken MP is on a one-woman campaign to banish jargon, snobbery and tradition and make sure politics is for everyone“Believe me,” writes Jess Phillips in Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics; My Life As an MP, “if you think you don’t belon…
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 7 days ago
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene misgenders Caitlyn Jenner, calling her a 'man in a dress'
"GOP support & consultants working to elect Jenner for Governor in CA are playing the left's stupid identity politics game," Greene wrote on Twitter.
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 8 days ago
Priti Patel’s ‘support’ for the police is little more than gesture politics | Dal Babu
Rank-and-file officers facing a pay cut in real terms have had enough of empty praise and hollow promisesLast Thursday, the Police Federation passed a vote of no confidence in the home secretary after the announcement that rank-and-file officers in England an…
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 8 days ago
Jared Kushner to leave politics, launch investment firm - sources - Reuters
Jared Kushner, a top adviser to former President Donald Trump, plans to launch an investment firm in coming months, a move that will take him away from politics for the foreseeable future, sources familiar with the plan said on Wednesday.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 days ago
Leaked Kremlin documents reportedly show Putin wanted to sow chaos in the US by supporting Trump....
Russian President Putin capitalized on the divisiveness of US politics and sowed dissent to further those divides. It was a resounding success.
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Eaf5ad4012b7eb20009963fdaea7d2c9 Cynthia @Cynthia - 10 days ago
No cults, no politics, no ghouls: how China censors the video game world
China’s video game market is the world’s biggest. International developers want in on it – but its rules on what is acceptable are growing increasingly harsh. Is it worth the compromise?In the years after it was founded in 1999, the Swedish video game company…
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 10 days ago
Tunisia's Islamist 'chameleon' contests what he calls a coup - Reuters
Tunisia's Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi has quickly emerged as the main opponent of President Kais Saied's efforts to reshape the country's politics, branding his dismissal of the government a coup.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 11 days ago
The Didi clampdown marks a sea change in the politics of global investment
For Beijing ‘data security’ now trumps the old desire to have its tech firms seen as global championsIt’s tech, it’s Chinese and it looks a bit like Uber, so it must be hugely valuable. That, we must assume, was the analysis of those US investors who piled in…
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 11 days ago
Coates pulls rank as Queensland premier backflips on opening ceremony - Reuters
Olympic boss John Coates left few in doubt about the power of sport in Australian politics as he publicly ordered Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to attend Tokyo's opening ceremony after the IOC awarded Brisbane the 2032 Games.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 14 days ago
YouTube removes Bolsonaro videos for Covid misinformation
The tech giant said its decision was based on its content policies, not on ideology or politics.
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 15 days ago
Barring Appeals, W.N.B.A.’s Nneka Ogwumike Will Miss the Olympics
Left off Team USA because of an injury and denied the chance to play for Nigeria, the W.N.B.A. star is hoping a last-minute appeal can revive her dream of competing for a gold medal.
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 15 days ago
10 Things in Politics: Young voters are rejecting the GOP
And US life expectancy fell by its most since World War II.
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 17 days ago
Alice and the Mayor review – can the left survive the crisis of modern politics?
Fabrice Luchini is a fading politician railing against leftwing malaise in Nicolas Pariser’s ambitious, frustrating dramaNicolas Pariser’s second film is a much-needed attempt to address the woes of the modern left: a conceptual exhaustion in the face of ever…
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - 18 days ago
National security is threatened when politics is in thrall to cash | Nick Cohen
It’s not just a party matter when politicians pay little heed to who gives them moneyThe sight of Winston Churchill’s grandson being threatened with legal action for passing on warnings about a political influencer’s dealings with a hostile foreign power ough…
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 18 days ago
Hancock’s fall catapults Sajid Javid back into the heart of Conservative politics | Martin Kettle
The new health minister is arriving at a pivotal moment for a department with huge future claims on the TreasuryThirteen months ago, Dominic Cummings faced an avalanche of demands to resign after being caught in an egregious breach of the Covid lockdown regul…
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 20 days ago
The Warthog and the senator: The politics of retiring a warplane - Reuters
The U.S. Air Force is desperate to get rid of some of its fleet of expensive, slow and outdated A-10 Warthog airplanes, but politicians have blocked the move, aiming to keep the local dollars flowing.
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 21 days ago
Black faces in high places: how Simon Woolley revolutionised British politics
He set up Operation Black Vote in 1996, vastly increasing the number of Black MPs - and later this year becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge collegeIn the mid-90s, Simon Woolley believed British politics was largely indifferent to minority communit…
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - 21 days ago
How Pyer Moss Is Disrupting French Couture
Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss reinvents the oldest form of French fashion with politics, humor and a Black Panther.
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