Politics

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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 8 months ago
The Clinic review – culture wars erupt at a birthday party
Almeida, LondonA family fight about politics, policing and race in Dipo Baruwa-Etti’s play but the ominous early signs lead nowhereThe Clinic starts off with a satirical set piece as a Black middle-class family meets over a birthday dinner in their airy kitch…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 8 months ago
Melinda French Gates calls out 'great problem' of DC politics: 'There are too many men with seats...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently found the world won't reach gender equality until at least 2108, three generations behind past estimates.
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1adaf62f6727e453ef8e84f05a069975 Oren @Oren - 8 months ago
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was 'completely unaware of my texts with Mark Meadows,' Gin...
Ginni Thomas told the panel investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol that her husband is "uninterested in politics," CBS reported.
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 8 months ago
Gen X is late to the leadership table in US politics, prompting the question: Will it ever produc...
Boomers have been in charge of the country for most of the past 30 years. Now Gen Xers fret millennials may beat them to the White House.
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 8 months ago
Bolsonaro Brings Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ Tactics to the Brazilian Election
If the Brazilian President has learned anything from Trump, it’s that the politics of grievance can have its advantages.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 8 months ago
Kwasi Kwarteng defends tax policies as markets reel, saying he had ‘no other choice’ – UK politic...
Chancellor admits his proposals are not ‘universally popular’ but says he ‘had to do something different’Good morning. As the fall-out from the chancellor’s mini-budget continues, with the pound tumbling and markets reeling, Kwasi Kwarteng has attempted to de…
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 8 months ago
Here's what descendants of 5 former presidents say about the role age plays in politics
Insider's DC Bureau Chief, Darren Samuelsohn, conducted in-depth interviews with the relatives of former presidents to see how age affects politics and policy.
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - 8 months ago
Biden has called three Florida mayors — but not Gov. Ron DeSantis — to talk about Hurricane Ian
"We are very focused on what the needs of Florida are right now," the FEMA administrator said. "We do not bring politics into our ability to respond to these disasters,"
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 8 months ago
Iranian woman whose death led to mass protests was shy and avoided politics - Reuters.com
The young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, whose death in police custody triggered nationwide protests, was a shy, reserved resident of a small town who never challenged the country's clerical rulers or its Islamic dress code, sources close to the family said.
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 8 months ago
Meta Took Down Alleged Chinese and Russian ‘Influence Operations’ Focused on U.S. Politics and Wa...
Meta this week said it stepped in to disrupt two online “influence operations,” allegedly originating out of Russia and China. The former marks the “largest and most complex Russian-origin operation,” the company’s moved to disrupt since Russia launched its i…
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 8 months ago
Japan prepares to bid farewell to slain Abe with controversial state funeral - Reuters
Japan will honour on Tuesday its assassinated former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a polarising figure who dominated modern-day politics as its longest-serving leader, with a rare state funeral that has become nearly as divisive as he was.
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 8 months ago
Analysis: Shinzo Abe's divisive legacy lingers in Japanese policy - Reuters
Two months after he was assassinated, Shinzo Abe is still stirring controversy, evidence of how the polarising former premier's legacy is shaping Japanese…
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 8 months ago
Italians vote in an election that could move the country sharply to the right
Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 9 months ago
Newt Gingrich, who 'broke' Congress, returns to raise support for Kevin McCarthy's midterm strate...
Newt Gingrich whose legacy remains that he destroyed Congress and American politics, has been asked to testify before the committee investigating the Capitol siege. He was an advisor to Trump's 2020 campaign.
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 9 months ago
Truss for PM really is a laughing matter, finds Laura Kuenssberg panel | John Crace
Foreign secretary’s appearance on BBC’s new Sunday politics TV show deepens enigma of her own makingHalf the battle in launching a new Sunday politics TV show is booking the right guests. You don’t want your opening programme to be interviews with Jacob Rees-…
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 9 months ago
'Sweeping condemnation': Maggie Haberman reacts to NY AG's lawsuit against Trump
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman gives her analysis after the New York state attorney general filed a lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump Organization, alleging involvement in expansive fraud. Hear t…
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 9 months ago
The Next Silicon Valley Will Be in the US Heartland
Steve Case, founder of AOL, predicts the dominance of tech companies on the coasts will give way to a flourishing of startups from smaller cities.
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 9 months ago
The Norman Rockwell approach to politics
Even though a large part of illustration depends on craft, most connoisseurs of the visual arts demand deeper emotional stimulation than pure beauty. Seasoned art fans like to search for pieces that challenge their understanding of the world while simultaneou…
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 9 months ago
Biden pushes bill targeting dark money in politics
Declaring that "dark money erodes public trust," President Joe Biden called on the Senate to support legislation that would require Super PACS and other...
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 months ago
Manchin bemoans the 'strange bedfellows' of Bernie Sanders and the Senate GOP teaming up to oppos...
"What I'm hearing is that this is like revenge politics," Manchin said Tuesday. His permitting reform bill is increasingly on life support.
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 9 months ago
Manchin slams 'revenge politics' on permit plan
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., railed Tuesday against what he called "revenge politics," as liberals in the House and Senate teamed up with Republicans to oppose...
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - 9 months ago
The Show That Lets Black Women Be Messy
Phoebe Robinson’s Everything’s Trash dismantles the politics of respectability.
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 9 months ago
Italian politics has been in trouble for decades. Now it’s heading for a new low | Jamie Mackay
If Giorgia Meloni comes to power at the head of a far-right coalition, the economic and social outcomes could be terribleEarlier this month, Alessio Di Giulio, a Florentine councillor with rightwing populist party the League, posted a 17-second video that, to…
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 9 months ago
Mark Cuban says baby boomers went from 'fighting the man to being everything that was hated in th...
"Boomers spend their days watching cable news, and distorting politics, chasing power," Mark Cuban said in a recent Twitter post.
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 9 months ago
Cryptic crosswords for beginners: a little bit of politics
Continuing our series for those who are tempted or daunted by cryptics, we explore abbreviations from the corridors of powerIn the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each one. There is a definition of the answer and there is some wordplay – a rec…
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