NON-FICTION: CONVERSATIONS ON CULTURE – Journal

NON-FICTION: CONVERSATIONS ON CULTURE – Journal

Benefits from Bad Credit Loans If you’re applying for a loan with a low credit score, however, it’s not taken into consideration by the lender, they won’t consider your credit score. That means when they review the application, they won’t be capable of evaluating your credit score on the basis …

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Brazil votes in a polarizing presidential election | New

Polls have opened for one of the most contentious presidential elections in Brazilian history, with left-wing former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expected to beat far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro. About 156 million people are eligible to vote in these elections. Left-wing favorite Da Silva, known as Lula, who voted …

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San Juan Bautista Historical Society Celebrates Japanese-American History

The Luck Museum organizes an open day to promote the Japanese community. Tourists who visit San Juan Bautista to visit the Mission and the city’s Old West historical remnants might be surprised to discover that it was once home to a thriving Japanese community. Today, one of the few haunting …

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What would Jack Charles do?

Remembering the Inspirational Uncle Jack, Sparkling-Eyed Actor, Activist and Mentor I heard the news of the death of my close friend and mentor, Jack Charles, while watching the must-see coverage of Queen Elizabeth’s death. Everywhere I surfed, from canal to canal, there was the Queen, riding a stallion across the …

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The Politics of Resentment EJINSIGHT

Not so long ago, the far right in Europe was associated with seedy old men nostalgic for the good old days of order and ankle boots. Far-right political parties in France and Italy, now led by women, were founded by former SS officers, veterans of the collaborationist Vichy government and …

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Biden admin urged to vet companies that participate in Israel boycotts

The Biden administration is under pressure from Congress to more actively police companies that participate in boycotts of Israel, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the Commerce Department and obtained by the Free Washington Beacon. The senses. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) and Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) say the administration …

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Daniel Garcia is out of the Jericho Appreciation Society (unless he isn’t)

The Jericho Appreciation Society launched on September 28 dynamite, celebrating OCHO™ in matching purple costumes as they insulted fans in Philadelphia. Ring of Honor World Champion Chris Jericho and his cast mocked the “City of Losers” and brought back Luigi the Pizza Guy to do New York Style. Not that …

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Who is authentically black if not Kwasi Kwarteng?

Rupa Huq said if you heard Kwasi Kwarteng on the Today show, you wouldn’t know he was black. Photo by Guilhem Baker/LNP/Shutterstock Keir Starmer wants to show that the Labor Party is ready for power. The days of irresponsible politicians and eccentric MPs are over. These are the adults in …

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Why Italy’s ‘Red Belt’ Has Unbuckled – POLITICO

Jamie Dettmer is Opinion Writer at POLITICO Europe. When asked who he would vote for on the eve of Italy’s snap general election, Renzo Ramacciani, a retired bricklayer in his 60s, clapped his hand on the kitchen table and said: ‘Meloni’ . Like many of his friends, he has so …

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The Glen Ellen Historical Society prepares its own plan for the DDC

After months of critical comments at town hall meetings and a protest against county plans to redevelop the Sonoma Development Center, the community of Glen Ellen has taken matters into their own hands. At the Sept. 21 meeting of the North Sonoma Valley City Advisory Board, the Glen Ellen Historical …

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Gary Neville: Matt Hancock inspired me to get involved in Labor politics | Gary Neville

Gary Neville has pointed out that former Health Secretary Matt Hancock told footballers to take pay cuts and ‘play their part’ during the Covid pandemic as the time he was inspired to get involved in Labor politics . The former England footballer said the Conservative politician’s remarks ‘made me speak …

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Film about Abe murder suspect to be shown on day of state funeral

A film featuring a protagonist based on Tetsuya Yamagami, the suspect in the murder of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is set to premiere on the day of Abe’s state funeral. “Revolution + 1” was directed by 83-year-old Masao Adachi, a former member of the left-wing revolutionary group the Japanese …

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Italian right, led by Meloni, wins election, exit polls show

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The right-wing bloc is preparing to obtain a majority in both chambers at the exit of the polls Meloni would be the country’s first female prime minister An early vote follows the fall of the Draghi government Record low turnout casts …

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The Lake County Genealogical Society hears about the 1950 census

The next meeting of the Lake County Genealogical Society will be from 10 a.m. to noon, September 29. The organization, which meets on the last Thursday of the month, will use Zoom due to the ongoing pandemic. There will be a short business meeting followed by the speaker, Carla Cegielski, …

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Launch of new political activism website: politiCAL911.com

San Diego, Calif., September 24, 2022 — (PR.com) — A new political activism, news, and government watch website launches today. politiCAL911.com seeks to activate people, increase transparency, and hold elected officials and systems accountable. What: politiCAL911.com is a site focused on California politics (focusing on the San Diego area). They …

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Views of Russia and Putin’s Decline Among Right-Wing European Populists

Party supporters attend a campaign launch rally for far-right Italian Brothers of Italy party leader Giorgia Meloni in central Italy August 23, 2022. Meloni criticized the Russian military invasion from Ukraine. (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP via Getty Images) Europeans who support right-wing populist parties have consistently been more likely than other Europeans …

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Experiences of racism in society must form pa

People’s experiences with racism and stigma before the coronavirus must be taken into account when assessing the impact of social distancing, experts have said. A new study argues that a form of social distancing due to racism and marginalization was familiar to people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds before …

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Why Michigan’s Unusual Educational Bureaucracy Matters in the Flap on LGBT Training Videos

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon has spoken out against training videos suggesting, among other things, that educators could inform parents of a transgender child’s suicidal thoughts without disclosing that the child is transgender. She called for the resignation of Michael Rice, Michigan’s superintendent of public instruction and head of the …

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It’s over, Putin. Soon you will be found dead in your bath due to a mysterious illness.

I WONDER what it will take for Vladimir Putin to realize that the West will not abandon Ukraine and Ukraine will not abandon Ukraine? The Russian President once again addressed his people about the absolute thunder his army is experiencing in the war against its neighbor. He is desperate to …

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Nonfiction Views: this week’s new non-fiction

Sorry, everyone, but I couldn’t get a full review this week. Coming back and forth to the Queen’s funeral took me too long. I read Neal deGrasse Tyson’s new book Star messenger and that was my intended feature. Maybe next week. Anyway, here are some of the new non-fiction books …

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Region Down Syndrome Society Center Pals Walk Returns to Medlar Field

Loquat field in Lubrano Park. Photo of Geoff Rushton | StateCollege.com After two years of virtual Buddy Walk, the Center Region Down Syndrome Society (CRDSS) will bring the event back to Medlar Field in Lubrano Park on Saturday, October 8. The event, held annually in October in honor of Down …

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‘Don’t Look Up’ director McKay donates to climate activists

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In director Adam McKay’s ‘Don’t Look Up,’ a 2021 satire about two scientists who try in vain to warn the world of a planet-destroying comet, scientists’ desperate plea to action ultimately does not work. But don’t take this as McKay’s take on the power of activism to …

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Reviews | What does “awake” mean? Use this political dictionary.

September 19, 2022 at 9:07 a.m. EDT (Washington Post staff illustration/iStock images) Since it’s election season, you’re probably reading a ton of stories about Politician X appealing to electoral bloc Y with Z-ish rhetoric. Journalists, political strategists, and even politicians themselves provide much of this information in some sort of …

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10 Most Underrated Members Of The Justice Society

The Justice Society of America is DC’s oldest super team and a pioneer. The team was among the first official superhero groups in comic book history and pioneered the “all popular heroes in one place” team concept. Over the next eight decades, the team has had many members, some of …

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Jordan steps up restrictions on political dissent, Human Rights Watch says

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMMAN, September 18 (Reuters) – Over the past four years, Jordanian authorities have intensified the persecution and harassment of political opponents and ordinary citizens using a series of laws to silence critical voices, Human Rights Watch said. sunday. Authorities used vague …

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Marcel Brands confirms Man Utd spoke to Cody Gakpo over summer transfer

PSV director of football Marcel Brands has confirmed that Cody Gakpo is in talks with Manchester United over a possible transfer during the summer transfer window. The Dutch international was widely expected to join the Red Devils last month but a deal failed to materialize after the club spent their …

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Blake Masters, Don Bolduc and the militant right

Cameron Joseph and the VICE News team have a story this week documenting the many times U.S. Senate candidate from Arizona, Blake Masters, has argued for the need to install ideologically friendly generals at the top of the U.S. military. VICE report follows Joe Biden’s condemnation of the most extremist …

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The Bristol Press – Bristol Historical Society is accepting entries for the West Cemetery Lantern Tour

BRISTOL – The Bristol Historical Society is now accepting entries for the West Cemetery Lantern Tour, which returns September 30 and October 1 and will see actors portray famous Bristol residents of the past. Lantern tours, sponsored by the Bristol Cemetery Commission and the Bristol Historical Society, will begin at …

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Marjorie Taylor Greene kicks Gen Z activist, video appears to show

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) appeared to kick an unarmed protester during a confrontation outside the Capitol on Thursday afternoon. Videos posted to Twitter by Greene and the activist group Gen Z Voters of Tomorrow show Greene leaving a press conference as he is questioned by activists about gun violence. …

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The success of the ‘Sweden First’ party energizes the global right

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish Democrats party was founded by neo-Nazis and skinheads in the 1980s. Today, the rebranded and reformed nationalist party is on the brink of unprecedented influence. After a weekend election held amid fears of rising crime, the anti-immigration party is now the second most popular party …

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The Berkshire Humane Society sees an increase in cat abandonments

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A shortage of vet appointments and an influx of kittens has created a busy Berkshire Humane Society. On Tuesday alone, they received a group of 21 kittens from a female cat who became pregnant last December. Executive director John Perreault said nearly all neutering and neutering surgeries …

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Czech government shaken by mass protests

Resentment over the sharp rise in inflation and the influx of refugees is fueling support for illiberal populists. A year after seizing power on a wave of civic activism, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala’s coalition government is beleaguered by a decidedly uncivic uprising, and a populist backlash threatens the stability …

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With his trade request a thing of the past, Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk can’t wait

DeBrusk finished with 25 goals after a torrid second half on the No. 1 line with Brad Merchant and Patrice Bergeron (“It wasn’t pretty at times,” he says, “but we got there”). He signed a two-year extension (average annual value of $4 million) just before the March trade deadline, while …

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Flat River Historical Society shares Greenville’s history

GREENVILLE, Michigan— *Tune in to FOX 17 Unfiltered at 7 p.m. for the full story!* A small town with a lot of history. Greenville has seen several changes over the years, with many milestones along the way. Before being officially settled by a man named John Green, the area was …

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Sweden’s right poised for election victory thanks to far-right gains

Sweden’s right looked set to oust Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s left-wing bloc in Sunday’s general election thanks to strong far-right gains, clinging to a slim lead with 94% of the electoral constituencies counted. The right-wing bloc was credited with a majority of 176 out of 349 seats in parliament, with …

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Letter: Oklahoma Historical Society Suffers Major Loss | Letters to the Editor

First, thanks for the article about Governor Kevin Stitt not reappointing Karen Keith to the Oklahoma Historical Society board. Otherwise, longtime members of the historical society would not even have imagined that an organization we have supported for many years is at the mercy of this wicked man. Keith has …

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Liz Trus | Promises to keep, an emotional void to fill

Britain’s new PM is tasked with responding to the energy crisis, enacting supply-side reforms to boost growth, revitalizing the Conservative Party and leading the nation in the mourning of a monarch Britain’s new PM is tasked with responding to the energy crisis, enacting supply-side reforms to boost growth, revitalizing the …

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From the Archives: Robert Harris on The Queen and Mrs Thatcher, 1988 | Queen Elizabeth II

A a few years ago, the queen revealed to a group of visiting American students that she kept a diary. “My husband reads in bed,” she allegedly told them, “and so does Prince Charles. But I write my diary – and it’s more truthful than anything you’ll read in the …

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Election in Sweden: what are the issues? | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

Sweden heads to the polls on September 11 in an election that could see a once shunned far-right populist party make significant inroads and, with the help of right-wing opposition parties, even unseat the socialists from power. left-wing Democrats in power. “I’m quite worried about the rise of far-right parties …

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Interview: Ukrainian society has changed and will not return – Kyiv Post

Oleksiy Borovskiy is a professor and lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. He has studied, researched and written about Ukrainian society for decades. In a one-on-one for the Kyiv Post, Professor Borovskiy, a frequent guest on television in Ukrainian programs, explains how …

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Google and Amazon workers protest tech giants’ contract with Israel as worker activism escalates

Hundreds of Google and Amazon employees demonstrated Thursday outside the company’s offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham, North Carolina, demanding that the tech giants end their contract $1.2 billion with Project Nimbus to provide Israel and its military with artificial intelligence and cloud computing technologies. . Some …

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Connecting the dots between the rise of the Nazi Party and the rise of MAGA.

Charlottesville Unite the Right rally, 2017. The commentator lowkell had a great piece for the “Blue Virginia” site. Entitled “Looking at “how similar the Rise of Hitler and the Rise of MAGA smell”. “Conclusion: They do. This thread lists 10 ways.”, bluevirginia.us/…I know this topic has been covered before on …

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Activist floats balloons again despite North Korea’s warning | Government and politics

By HYUNG-JIN KIM – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An activist said he once again flew huge balloons carrying COVID-19 relief items and an anti-North Korea placard across the tense inter-Korean border, despite the North’s recent warning of a deadly attack on its business. Park Sang-hak, a North …

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Lithuania protests double loss to Germany at EuroBasket

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Lithuania protested their double-overtime loss to Germany at the EuroBasket tournament on Sunday, arguing that referees did not award them a free throw following a legal technical foul. It was not immediately clear how, or if, FIBA ​​would respond to the protest. So far it’s a …

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Los Angeles Rams host students demand summer leadership academy in action at SoFi Stadium

To continue supporting gun violence prevention, the Los Angeles Rams have partnered with Students Demand Action, part of the local Everytown for Gun Safety Network, to host a discussion on addressing gun violence in the part of Impact Day, an event to close the 2022 Los Angeles Leadership Summer Academy. …

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Argentina. Protesters rally for vice president after assassination attempt | Political news

Thousands of people gathered in Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital, to show their solidarity and support for Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who survived an assassination attempt outside her home. Friday’s show of support came less than 24 hours after a man tried to shoot Fernandez de Kirchner, who …

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Why Gorbachev’s Death Seems to Be Part of an Alternate History

Comment this story Comment Alternative history is enjoying a modest revival. The TV show “The Man in the High Castle” depicted a reality in which the United States lost World War II. “For All Humanity” assumes that the Soviets beat the Americans to land on the moon. Even the culturally …

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Los Alamos Historical Society Seeks Nominations

LAHS News: The Los Alamos Historical Society invites applications for its annual Los Alamos History Prize. Members of society, residents of the community and other interested persons people are invited to submit nominations. The 2021 recipient was a longtime one volunteer, tour guide and author John Ruminer. This is an …

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Groups connecting new Mainers to climate activists

PORTLAND, Maine — Reza Jalali came from Iran to live in Maine 37 years ago and can’t remember a hotter, drier summer here than this. ‘I’m worried about my children,’ said the father-of-two and executive director of the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center, a collaborative center helping newcomers with linguistic …

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The American Cancer Society Farm-To-Table Offers Delicious Food and Honors Road To Recovery

This year, one of the American Cancer Society‘s (ACS) Metro East flagship programs, Road To Recovery, in which volunteers transport patients to and from appointments, was honored at its annual tasting. Farm-To-Table Metro East. “We’re on an unprecedented mission to fight cancer,” said ACS Metro East board member Pam Funk, …

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Paxton sends letter to Morningstar and Sustainalytics regarding rampant anti-Israel bias and liberal corporate activism

Attorney General Paxton signed a multi-state letter led by Kentucky and West Virginia and addressed to Morningstar, complaining about the blatant anti-Israel bias of his subsidiary, the Environmental, Social and Governance Rating (ESG) firm. ) Sustainalytics. The letter details the many ways Sustainalytics has pushed a woke social agenda and …

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C-130 tanker that crashed in Australia is likely at a standstill, report finds

B134 rugged circuit showing wind direction. The Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) has released its final report into the January 23, 2020 crash of a C-130, Air Tanker 134, Bomber 134 (B134) as it was known in Australia. The three crew members were killed shortly after dropping retardant on a …

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The Guardian’s view on broken markets: It’s time to take back control | Editorial

Othen a survey find that nearly half of Conservative voters favor public ownership of the energy industry, and a former adviser to Conservative governments describe with the energy and water privatization model broken, it seems fair to assume that a laissez-faire economic orthodoxy that has lasted more than 30 years …

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SEK Humane Society sees oldest resident adopted | KSNF/KODE

PITTSBURG, Ks. — Animal shelters across the country are getting help finding forever homes for their residents. This weekend, several animal shelters opened for Clear the Shelters Weekend. This is part of the ongoing campaign of the same name that aims to reduce or eliminate adoption fees at shelters during …

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Duke’s flags lowered: Jacob Joseph Blum, Emeritus Professor of Physiology, dies

Jacob Joseph Blum, a James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of Physiology at Duke University who immersed himself in many areas of inquiry, died Aug. 16 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was 95 years old. His family confirmed the death, saying his spirits remained high, but his physical health deteriorated …

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Letters to the Editor: Saturday, August 27, 2022 | Opinion

Ready to take over Penticton Dear Editor: It is unbelievable that John Vassilaki is running for mayor of Penticton again. We’ve all had a four-year taste of your vision for our city. You and the other council members sold our town to the highest bidder. Under your leadership, this council …

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Look Who’s Streaking: Joey is a Meneses to Society

Welcome to another edition of Look Who’s Streaking! In this season-long series, we’ll take a look at the players making streaks – both hot and cold. The idea is quite simple: we’ll highlight players who are moving both ways and take a closer look at their performance, with the ultimate …

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Texas School District Limits Discussions of Race and Gender, Use of Pronouns and Certain Books – Ballotpedia News

On August 22, 2022, the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District in Texas approved a policy by a 4-3 vote that would limit classroom discussions about race and gender, use of pronouns, and certain library materials. The approved policy: Allows educators to use pronouns that match a student’s biological sex rather than …

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Norwegian mass murderer sues Norwegian state again

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2011, is again suing the Norwegian government in a bid to force an end to his solitary confinement, Norwegian media reported Friday. . Breivik has been in solitary confinement in prison since his 2012 conviction …

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Canada’s convoy movement waved the Dutch flag. Then conspiracy theories swirled about fertilizers and insects

Over the summer, supporters of the Freedom Convoy movement continued to stage anti-warrant protests across the country, attracting a few dozen to several hundred people in places like Sudbury, Ont., Acheson, Alta., and Regina. Like the protests in Ottawa last winter, these small protests featured large trucks, vans and honking …

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Steam Society returns to Elochoman Marina

On Saturday, members of the Northwest Steam Society gathered around Al Dunlap and the Cheng-Tze, his sternwheel steamer whose name is Taiwanese for a boy of honor, to prepare them for the return trip after a festive weekend. True to its name, the ship and its captain had attempted a …

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Brown U. acquires treasure trove of prison papers from Mumia Abu-Jamal

PROVIDENCE, RI — Brown University has acquired a trove of documents, writings, and artwork from Mumia Abu-Jamal, a political activist and journalist who spent decades on death row for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in the 1980s. Ivy League University in Providence, Rhode Island, says the collection …

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Abortion politics, DeSantis flexes his muscles

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has learned who his Democratic challenger will be this fall. The impact of the redistricting was fully visible. Democrats have sorted out their rivalries with each other. And abortion can give Democrats a lifeline in an otherwise difficult November. The most intense period of the midterm …

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Reviews | Will Bolsonaro stage a coup? Bernie Sanders warns of the worst.

Comment this story Comment Earlier this summer, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) met with civil society leaders in Brazil who warned that President Jair Bolsonaro may not accept defeat in elections scheduled for October. This was widely discussed in the international media, and Sanders came out of the meeting convinced that …

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Logan County Humane Society welcomes rescued puppies

LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. — Kentucky’s Logan County Humane Society took in about 120 dogs after local officials blew up a nearby mill. This contribution has more than doubled their capacity overnight, so the shelter needs donations and volunteers to continue caring for recently rescued animals. What do you want to …

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Diana Navarro, Colombian transgender activist, died | New

The rights fighter of the Colombian LGBTIQ+ community, transgender activist Diana Navarro, died this Monday morning, according to information made public by members of the community. RELATED: Colombians call for urgent approval of anti-hunger law Navarro, who was the first transgender person to be part of the leadership of a …

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5 Little-Known Movies That Dramatize America’s Rich Labor History

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Labor unions are more popular today than they have been since 1965, and the United States is in the midst of a new wave of labor organizing. Is a Hollywood drama about angry …

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Plan to include buyers, business corporation as members

Features Janelle De Souza 29 minutes ago Anthea Grant views an acrylic on canvas artwork, Supergirl, at the Rotunda Gallery, Red House in March 2021. – AYANNA KINSALE Keiba Jacob Mottley, the new President of the Art Society of TT, is thrilled with her new position and ready to take …

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Dorli Rainey, symbol of the Occupy movement, dies at 95

SEATTLE (AP) — Dorli Rainey, a self-described “old lady in combat boots” who became a symbol of the Occupy protest movement when she was photographed after being pepper sprayed by Seattle police, has died. She was 95 years old. The longtime political activist died Aug. 12, the Seattle Times reported. …

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Palace C 3 – Villa 1 A

A Wilfried Zaha brace helped Crystal Palace to a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa, claiming their first Premier League win of the new season. It was an entertaining encounter from the start in a sunny park in Selhurst as Ollie Watkins (5) fired Aston Villa ahead. Leon Bailey nodded a …

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Bill Maher points the finger at us in Friday’s “Real Time” on HBO – Deadline

Walt Kelly’s cartoon character Pogo is best known for his phrase, “We have met the enemy, and he is us.” This feeling was the underlying theme of Bill Maher Real time Friday, as the comedian and his guests explored the various ways America remains divided, often with our own hands. …

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Leeann Thornton Named President-Elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists

Leeann Thornton works with undergraduate researchers in her lab. (photo/Aaron Wilson Watson) Leean Thorntonprofessor of biology at TCNJ, was named president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists. She will begin her term on October 1, 2022. “It’s a huge honor to be chosen to represent this company because my …

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Hong Kong political activists plead guilty amid crackdown – Texomashomepage.com

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities say 29 of 47 pro-democracy activists charged with “conspiracy to commit subversion” under a strict national security law pleaded guilty on Thursday, as the Beijing’s government is seeking to further silence opposition voices in the regional financial hub. Thursday’s legal proceedings unfolded amid …

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Humane Society’s ‘Community Cat’ plan sparks controversy despite scientific backing

A stray cat. Photo via Pixabay What to do with a stray cat that crosses your path? Or in the case of the San Diego Humane Society, what about the 2,381 cats that entered their free-roaming feline program last year? And that’s just a fraction of the more than 9,500 …

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Salma al-Shehab, Saudi activist, sentenced to 34 years for tweeting

Comment this story Comment BEIRUT – Saudi Arabia quietly sentenced a woman last week to 34 years in prison for her Twitter activity, marking the longest Saudi sentence ever handed down for a peaceful activist and sparking a new wave of fear among government critics, three rights groups said. The …

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Residents of Athens’ anarchic Exarchia Square resist metro station project | Greece

Battle lines are drawn early in Exarchia Square – and in the depths of summer they are sharply defined. “At 6:30 a.m. we arrived,” says Chrysoula Papageorgiou, a bespectacled teacher now involved in her life’s fight to stop the construction of a metro station in the historic square. “It’s just …

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New Polish textbook provokes anger with passage on fertility

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new high school textbook produced under the auspices of Poland’s conservative government has drawn criticism for what some government critics see as an attempt to indoctrinate young people. Criticism of the contemporary history book, titled ‘History and the Present’, has focused in recent days on …

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The Jefferson Performing Arts Society hosts 2022 Culture Collision

WWNO 89.9 FM and Jefferson Performing Arts Society team up to bring Culture Collision back. After a two-year pandemic hiatus, Culture Collision 12 returns Wednesday, September 21 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. The last Culture Collision event took place in August 2019. Culture Collision …

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The Guardian’s view on Keir Starmer’s bill freeze: Smart politics needs smart economics | Editorial

IIn the eye of the cost of living storm, Sir Keir Starmer correctly judged that Labor needed to be bold. His policy of freezing energy bills at their current level until next spring reveals that he is a politician capable of seizing the agenda when the opportunity arises. The public …

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Japan’s ruling party official visits Yasukuni War Dead Shrine on World War II anniversary

TOKYO (Reuters) – A senior member of Japan’s ruling party visited Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni shrine for the war dead on Monday, on the 77th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II , a decision likely to anger South Korea and China. The site, honoring 14 Japanese wartime leaders convicted …

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American Horticultural Society Honors Manatee Educator

Kudos to Sugg Middle School Kimberley Lake. An educator for 20 years, Lough received the American Horticultural Society‘s Jane L. Taylor Award in July at the National Children & Youth Garden Symposium in Richmond, Virginia. The award recognizes those who have inspired and trained future horticulturists through youth gardening. Kimberly …

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Evolution of democracy in Pakistan

Pakistan was designed as a modern democracy; the whole struggle for accession in Pakistan was based on the fundamental principle of democracy, namely that the people should have a say in government. Although in the early days of Muslim political activism, Muslims in the subcontinent propagated the safeguarding of their …

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JD Vance on his ‘change of mind’ for Trump: Politicians shouldn’t ‘try to hide’ from their past positions

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! DALLAS- “Hillbilly Elegy” author and U.S. Senate candidate from Ohio, JD Vance, emerged victorious in one of the most intense GOP primaries of the 2022 election cycle. Vance, who was trailing in the polls, received a major boost of approval from former …

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The Guardian’s take on the US in Africa: A better tone, but what next? | Editorial

Tthere was only the way up. When Donald Trump was not denigrating “shitty countries”, his administration had little interest in Africa. During Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s second visit to the continent, which ended in Rwanda on Thursday, he sought to continue to rebuild US relations, moving past not only …

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Grim presents an informative program at the Genealogical Society

The Fayette County Genealogical Society meeting was held on Monday, June 18 with Robert “Bob” Grim introducing “The Real Betsy Ross” for the evening’s program. Grim told the story of Betsy in period costume from the American Revolution as Betsy was born the eighth child in a Quaker family of …

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“We need to be visible”: Elder Claudette Commanda brings teachings, activism and humor to uOttawa Chancery

When Claudette Commanda, an elder from Kitigan Zibi, was an undergraduate student, she didn’t hesitate to ask what programs and services the University of Ottawa offered to Aboriginal students. The head of the university listed all the general services that were available at the time to all students. “He didn’t …

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Can progressive candidates in Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin win their primaries?

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes is running as a progressive U.S. Senate candidate, and with his main field mostly clear, he’s likely to face Republican incumbent Senator Ron Johnson. Sara Stathas/The Washington Post August’s busy primary season continues today with elections in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin. Yesterday my colleague …

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Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Historical Society Creates Legacy with New Fund

The Port Huron and Detroit Railroad Historical Society dissolved its nonprofit, but it created a lasting legacy by sharing its remaining assets with the community and establishing the Tunnel City Railway and Transportation Heritage Fund, in conjunction with the Community Foundation of St Comte de Clair. Jackie Hanton, Vice President …

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Taliban block Afghan evacuations to Germany: report | News | DW

The Taliban would block German government efforts to evacuate former Afghan workers and others at risk of persecution. According to the news magazine The SpiegelBerlin’s contingency plan for thousands of former local employees of German institutions, political activists and artists in Afghanistan has stalled due to new controls imposed by …

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1,000 Jews, including MK Ben Gvir, visit Temple Mount for Tisha B’Av, as tensions rise

More than 1,000 Jews visited the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning to mark the Jewish day of mourning Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the two Jewish temples, amid deadly fighting between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group in the Gaza Strip. Among …

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How the Claremont Institute became a nerve center of the American right

Some of the sharpest critiques of Claremont’s recent prominence have come from scholars with similar backgrounds. “I think there’s a story here about the insularity of the conservative world,” says Laura Field, a political philosopher and scholar-in-residence at American University, who has published several scathing reviews of Claremont over the …

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How Society Views Women’s Wealth

As the days turned into weeks, the worry of whether she would marry began to live rent-free in Lola’s head. Barely every fortnight, Mrs. Ifelaja would call Lola to discuss one thing or another with her, which usually portends that one of her friends or Lola’s peers will get married …

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Liz Truss heckled by climate activists during Conservative election campaign | Conservative management

Climate activists interrupted Liz Truss’ appearance in the latest Tory leadership roundups to highlight what they claimed was her failure to tackle the global heating crisis. During Truss’ opening remarks at the Winter Garden Theater in Eastbourne, several activists from the Green New Deal Rising youth group stood up to …

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Conte’s caution over signing Spence shows how far Spurs hope to go | Tottenham Hotspur

Jhe Sixth Spence unveiling video had been released and the excitement among Tottenham’s support was palpable. After weeks of back and forth, Djed Spence could be touted as the club’s sixth signing this summer and on July 19 as well – a detail that almost deserves an exclamation point, given …

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Meloni’s party won’t jeopardize Italian recovery plan funds

MILAN (Reuters) – The far-right Brothers of Italy party, leading in polls ahead of next month’s election, will not jeopardize Italy’s access to an EU-funded investment program European Union, said one of the party’s founders on Friday. The resignation of Prime Minister Mario Draghi last month paved the way for …

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Former Jolla Music Society CFO sentenced for embezzling $650,000

Photo by bloomsberries/via Flickr The former chief financial officer of the La Jolla Music Society was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Thursday for embezzling more than $650,000 from the nonprofit over nearly a decade. Chris Benavides, 52, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a federal count of wire …

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How abortion rights were won in conservative Kansas

For abortion rights activists, Kansas voters’ overwhelming rejection on Tuesday of an election measure that would have allowed Republican lawmakers to restrict or ban the procedure isn’t just an unexpected victory in the conservative state. It is a roadmap for future battles. Activists say their campaign – the first major …

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2022 Michigan Primary Election Results: Several Encouraging Signs for the LGBTQ+ Community

With the primaries now in the rearview mirror and November’s general election firmly in the spotlight, here are some key takeaways for the LGBTQ+ community from Tuesday’s results. 1. Democrats taking control of the Michigan House will have to turn the once red seats into blue ones. Perhaps the best …

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Wisconsin Humane Society donations doubled to $270,000 in August

article MILWAUKEE – In August, every dollar donated to the Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) will be doubled up to $270,000! This is WHS’ biggest campaign of the year, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Summer is peak season at WHS, and many animals in the community are …

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Lisbon: Documents reveal Saramago’s ‘trouble’ with the regime – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – LISBON, 02 AGO – An exhibition devoted to the writer José Saramago (1922-2010) was inaugurated on Tuesday August 2 at the State Archives in Lisbon. The event is part of a series of initiatives that will culminate in November, which marked the whole of 2022, the 100th anniversary …

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Dr Harding and Kate Harding: Artists Exploring the Bonds Between Mother and Child

Review: D Harding with Kate Harding through a visiting lens, Chau Chak Wing Museum Enter D and Kate Harding Through a visiting lensKate’s textile work Cylinders (2020) was the first thing to catch my eye. Taller than the surrounding works, it draws the eye with its bold geometric patterns in …

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Italy’s right-wing favorites see room to revamp national recovery plan

By Angelo Amante and Giuseppe Fonte ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s Brothers party, in pole position for next month’s election, sees the possibility of revamping parts of a European Union-funded investment program to help the economy make in the face of the energy crisis and soaring costs, a party official said …

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Sneaky Psycho Goes Soft In Funny Teen Movie

honor society is a strange film, an often funny film that sometimes subverts audience expectations but works against itself with its own message. The Paramount+ the original movie goes in often unexpected and quirky directions despite starting all the tried-and-true high school and teen movie tropes, beginning as a (admittedly …

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Aarey’s Metro car shelter threatens wide range of animals, campaigners warn

As the Maharashtra government pushes ahead with the Mumbai Metro 3 car shed project in Aarey Settlement, a forested area of ​​the city, conservationists are warning that not just leopards but a host of Other animals and birds risk losing habitat and lives. Besides leopards, a wide range of …

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Letter: January 6 committee fires on Trump

In response to The Lima News July 27 letter from Charles Thomas, the protesters were unarmed. There was only one person murdered, and that was Ashi Babbitt, by the Capitol Police. Did President Trump propose the National Guard? Did Speaker of the House Pelosi, who is responsible for Capitol security, …

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Liam Dann: Making sense of Reserve Bank stacking

How valid is the intense criticism directed at Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr? Photo/Mark Mitchell OPINION: I wonder who has the worst job right now, All Blacks coach Ian Foster or Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr? Both have faced intense public criticism in recent weeks. A part of it’s been …

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Nighttime festivities in Manalapan also benefit the Leukemia Society

MANALAPAN, NJ — Tuesday’s National Night in Manalapan will be a community gathering both for fun and to help raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of New Jersey, police say. National Night Out, which began in 1984, has grown into an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships …

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FUTA condemns crackdown on aragalaya activists

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Federation of University Teachers (FUTA) has unreservedly condemned the repression of aragalaya activists by the current regime led by President Ranil Wickremasinghe. The aragalaya represented a truly democratic movement in the political history of Sri Lanka where people of diverse political, ideological, cultural and social beliefs …

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