Category: Politics

Inflation could push English councils into bankruptcy, say leaders

Council leaders in England have said a multibillion-pound financial crisis caused by rising inflation could make local services unviable and even lead to local authorities going bankrupt, unless the government offers emergency funding. The cross-party Local Government Association (LGA) said local services that were seemingly secure just three months ago were now at risk of […]

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The Years of Robert Caro

Johnson’s victory, according to Caro, was the fruit of character assassination, a helicopter, and theft. Caro appears to have accounted, with circumstantial evidence, for the eighty-seven votes in Ballot Box 13; but he fails to offer any convincing explanation whatever for the votes in the other ballot boxes, for the tens of thousands of other […]

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Protests, Chaos and Rage Follows Supreme Court’s Undoing of Roe v. Wade and Constitutional Right to Abortion

Days of chaos and rage have followed the U.S. Supreme Court’s deeply controversial decision to strip women of the constitutional right to end unwanted pregnancies. Violence and anger erupted in demonstrations across the country as police grappled with supporters of abortion rights and many states moved quickly to ban the medical procedure. The seismic shift […]

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Abortion ‘Trigger Bans’ Just Blocked in Louisiana

Protesters denounce the U.S. Supreme Court decision to end federal abortion rights protections on June 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) Abortions can start again in Louisiana, days after the state rushed to enforce a ban on abortions in the wake of the Friday Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. On […]

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AOC Says Impeachment Possible If Supreme Court Justices Lied Under Oath

AOC Says Impeachment Possible If Supreme Court Justices Lied Under Oath There has been movement in the House to pass a Supreme Court “code of ethics” that would apply to judges and their employees. It has not been taken up by the Senate yet, primarily because Republicans would never vote for it.

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‘Like Somebody Shot Me’: Rudy Giuliani Has Man Arrested For Slapping Him On The Back And Calling Him A ‘Scumbag’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty Either Rudy Giuliani is a real-life version of The Simpson’s Monty Burns and he’s so physically fragile the wind could knock the wind out of him, or he’s being dramatic as hell about a simple slap on the back he received from some random guy who […]

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America Is Backsliding, and All of Us Will Pay for It

Until Friday, the U.S. had more permissive abortion policies than other advanced international democracies. Roe became law when abortion was still illegal in West Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and Belgium. Most of our peer nations still don’t permit abortion on demand much past the first 12 weeks, whereas, until Friday, the U.S. permitted them up to the twenty-third […]

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Republican Congresswoman Mary Miller Says Roe Ruling Is “Historic Victory For White Life”

She went onto say that the reversal of Roe v. Wade had “done untold damage to our country” and condemned the “cruel abortion industry” for deceiving Americans. However, now her team claims her words were a mistake. Advertisement Miller’s spokesman, Isaiah Wartman, explained to the Associated Press that the Illinois Republican made a mistake during […]

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1989-2001: America’s Long Lost Weekend

THE WORLD Looking back on the heady period after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, it might be tempting to ask, “Who lost Russia?” The truth was, of course, that Russia was never ours to lose. But dating back to the George H.W. Bush years, the […]

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Congress Takes Aim at Think Tanks and Their Corrupt Money

But with the bill’s introduction, that could soon change. And it couldn’t come a moment too soon. While Trump’s corruption brought unregistered foreign lobbying to the fore, revelations and investigations have only continued in recent months, outlining just how open Washington—and the groups targeted in this new bill—have been to foreign funding. The most spectacular […]

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Stories of children killed in the Troubles to be told to MPs

Relatives and friends of six children who died in Northern Ireland’s Troubles are to share their stories in a special presentation to MPs at Westminster. They will relate testimonies in storytelling form about how the children were killed by the British army, the IRA and loyalist paramilitaries between 1971 and 1981. Performers who also experienced […]

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Stories of children killed in the Troubles to be told to MPs

Relatives and friends of six children who died in Northern Ireland’s Troubles are to share their stories in a special presentation to MPs at Westminster. They will relate testimonies in storytelling form about how the children were killed by the British army, the IRA and loyalist paramilitaries between 1971 and 1981. Performers who also experienced […]

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Ecuador anuncia una reducción de los precios de los precios del combustibles, una de las principales demandas de las protestas contra el gobierno

ecuador El presidente de Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, anunció este domingo una reducción del precio de los combustibles, una de las demandas de los grupos indígenas que protagonizan las protestas contra su gobierno que han convulsionado el país desde hace 14 días y que han dejado el menos 6 muertos. En una comparecencia televisiva, el mandatario […]

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