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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Tennessee’s No. 22 Vescovi defeats Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored his 13 points after halftime and sparked the decisive run that helped Tennessee’s No. 22 beat Butler 71-45 Wednesday night in the first round of Battle 4 Atlantis . Vescovi hit three 3-pointers on a 17-1 run that opened the game for …

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Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count During the Holidays

Jeff Payne will be out counting birds in December. He is a 64-year-old veterinarian from Berlin, County Somerset, who has been counting birds since the early 1980s as part of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Audubon has been doing this for 123 years, now throughout the Western Hemisphere with the …

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Elon Musk never cared if Twitter was a business failure – he wants a political victory | Richard Seymour

OWhy bother restoring Donald Trump’s Twitter account? Twitter owner Elon Musk having said that no such decision would be made until a content moderation board was established, the decision came after launching a quick poll on Twitter. He also reactivated the accounts of Kanye West, dumped by advertisers after raving …

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Colorado Springs shooting: Victims named as suspect shooter Anderson Lee Aldrich linked to bombing

Police name suspect in ‘heartbreaking’ Colorado Springs shooting Sign up for our free USA newsletter delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning Sign up for our free US morning email newsletter Police have named a 22-year-old as a suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBT+ nightclub in Colorado …

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Commentary: Elwood Watson — New Right-wing Media Targets

We are more than a week away from the 2022 midterm elections, and many comments and various reasons have been offered as to why the results turned out the way they did. Despite all the talk of the “massive red wave” supposedly coming with hurricane force, we did witness a …

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Hershey scores in 2nd OT for State Final win over Springfield Township – PA Prep Live

MECHANICSBURG >> Springfield Township threw everything they could offensively against Hershey on Friday night, producing plenty of scoring chances and plenty of shots on the net, only to be kept off the scoreboard time and time again. On the other hand, Hershey sat back and looked to counterattack. This strategy …

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James Ledwith honored with Worcester District Medical Society Community Service Award

James Ledwith, MD The Worcester District Medical Society recognizes James Ledwith, MD, assistant professor of family medicine and community health, with the Dr. A. Jane Fitzpatrick Community Service Award for his years of service to vulnerable patient populations in the Worcester area. The award was established in 1991 in recognition …

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Environmental activists project images of energy poverty onto Rishi Sunak’s house | Rishi Sunak

Energy crisis campaigners screened scenes of people struggling with fuel poverty at Rishi Sunak’s Yorkshire mansion on the eve of the declaration of autumn. Greenpeace activists parked a van outside the Prime Minister’s £1.5million constituency house and used it to show the trailer for a hard-hitting documentary about the frontage …

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French MPs Mull ban bullfighting

Bullfighting is defended as a local tradition in many towns in the south of France IROZ GAIZKA Text size French MPs are set to begin debating a ban on bullfighting on Wednesday, with a vote expected later this month that has enraged bloodthirsty sport fans in the south of the …

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Danielle Smith loses Alberta moderate midfielder. Now she will try to get them back

EDITOR’S NOTE: CBC News and The Road Ahead commissioned this public opinion research in mid-October, beginning six days after Danielle Smith won the leadership of the United Conservative Party. As with all polls, this one is a snapshot in time. This analysis is part of a series of articles resulting …

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Maria Brea and Joshua Blue conduct the Oratorio Society of New York’s Messiah

The Oratorio Society of New York will present its 148th performance of Handel’s Messiah in time for the holiday season. The show, which is scheduled for December 19, 2022, will be performed at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. This year’s performance includes soloists soprano Maria Brea, contralto Heather …

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Sowore, Yabagi, Umeadi, Adebayo attend presidential meeting at town hall

Everything is ready for the second in a series of presidential town hall meetings. Four presidential candidates from the 18 political parties registered for next year’s general elections will be seated shortly to engage in a debate and tell Nigerians their plans for security and the economy. The candidates are …

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US Midterm Elections: Joe Biden’s Democrats Give Center-Left Politicians Across the Globe Hope That the Right-Wing Revolution Can Be Defeated – Joyce McMillan

Joe Biden and the Democratic Party limited midterm election losses to a handful of seats, while Barack Obama lost nearly 70 in 2010 (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) Once-marginal Florida had voted overwhelmingly for Republican Gov. Ron De Santis, both houses of Congress would likely see Republican majorities, and it looked …

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Media are invited to the Acoustical Society of America meeting in Nashville, Dec. 5-9

Newswise – NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 10, 2022 – The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) will hold its 183rd meeting December 5-9 at the Grand Hyatt Nashville Hotel. ASA183 will be an in-person meeting with several hybrid sessions where remote participation will also be possible. The scientific conference brings together acoustic …

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Bahrain activist’s family receives special visit but worries about his health

DUBAI (Reuters) – The family of a death row Bahraini activist were allowed physical contact with Mohammed Ramadhan for the first time in years during a prison visit this week, his wife said, while adding that she believed he was not receiving proper medical treatment. The family were among those …

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After making contact with Everton, West Ham are now interested in a £22million man who rejected Newcastle

West Ham are interested in signing Everton target Robin Gosens from Inter Milan, a man who rejected Newcastle. That’s according to Italy’s Gazzetta dello Sport, who believe the Hammers are in a position to make Inter Milan a ‘rich’ offer for the Germany international. West Ham and Everton fight for …

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Right-Wing Figures Spread Baseless Claims About Maricopa Votes: NPR

Bill Gates, right, chairman of the Maricopa Board of Supervisors, speaks Tuesday about voting machine malfunctions at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center in Phoenix, Arizona. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption John Moore/Getty Images Bill Gates, right, chairman of the Maricopa Board of Supervisors, speaks Tuesday about …

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Election of the National President of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Australia

The Society of St Vincent de Paul in Australia has chosen its next National President to lead the charity following the departure of Ms Claire Victory in March 2023. The National President elected for a four-year term is Mr Mark Gaetani, Chairman of the Society’s Tasmanian State Council. Based in …

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German climate activists are “taking works of art hostage” – DW – 05/11/2022

Earlier this week in Berlin, a cyclist was declared brain dead after an ambulance failed to reach her in time. Berlin police blamed the delay on a traffic jam caused by a roadblock by protesters from the group Last Generation. The police filed a complaint against two of its activists …

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MSNBC cuts ties with host Tiffany Cross

Comment this story Comment MSNBC has severed ties with Tiffany Cross, an outspoken weekend host who has made race and core black community issues a focus of her coverage and commentary. The network canceled its nearly two-year-old show, “The Cross Connection,” and let its contract expire, according to three people …

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NP View: Conservatives closing in on biased Facebook

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone. Photo by Johanna Geron/Illustration Reuters Content of the article In much of the world, there seems to be a general consensus, particularly among conservatives, that Facebook has a lot to answer for, for suppressing right-wing voices and …

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OC Historical Society plans holiday events | herald of news

Several members of the Orange County Historical Society enjoyed a “Spooky Driving Tour” last Tuesday evening for its regular October meeting. En route through the countryside, members were treated to amusing Orange County ghost stories and reported haunted locations. Much work is continuing on the project of the historical newspaper …

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Review: 3 Activism Books to Get You Excited on Progressive Politics, Racism, Labor Justice

“The Activist’s Media Handbook: Lessons from Fifty Years as a Progressive Agitator”, by David Fenton. Photo: Earth Conscious Publishing While insider tales of Trump administration incompetence are reliable bestsellers, they don’t often come with a roadmap to stave off future election disasters. In contrast, books on political activism are by …

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OUR TAKE: Musk takes the bait | Opinion

Elon Musk laid the trap and quickly intervened. The supposedly richest man has bought and taken over Twitter, the social media company favored by politicians, journalists, academics and people who aren’t afraid of disorder. Musk had criticized what he saw as big tech censorship, or a lack of “free speech” …

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Making business education better for society

Young people turn to solving social problems in the post-Covid era. Wilert Puriwat, Dean of Chulalongkorn Business School, talks about his experience as the only Thai member of the Youth4South Entrepreneurship Competition jury, at the Global South-South Development Expo 2022 in Bangkok last month. As growth seeks to become more …

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Tribal War | The Spectator Australia

When Elon Musk opened the birdcage, the Wokest goons flew straight into the waiting prison cell from the far-left social media platform Tribel. At least, that’s what they keep promising to do. Twitter is awash with blue-ticks insisting they will shut down their accounts after racking up tearful attention. They …

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Why the violence against political leaders like Nancy Pelosi is escalating

The attacker who broke into President Nancy Pelosi’s home on Friday and fractured her husband’s skull is just the latest in an era of escalating political violence, largely driven by violence from the far right. Ahead of the 2020 elections, there was growing concern about political violence perpetrated by the …

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Opinion: Why My Pillow Guy is a central figure in the rise of right-wing extremism

Editor’s note: CNN political analyst Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author and editor of 24 books, including, “The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A Historical First Assessment.” Follow him on Twitter @julianzelizer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are …

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Church summit to help ex-offenders reintegrate into society

The Christian Community Church likes to emphasize this first word of its name. It’s a philosophy of evangelism that extends beyond the church’s seven sites in the Chicago area, including Naperville, Aurora and Yorkville, to inside the prison walls. For the past few years, founder and pastor David Ferguson has …

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Latinx Activism in Iowa – The Simpsonian

The Culver Public Policy Center and Latinos Unidos hosted a roundtable among Latinos active in Iowa politics. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, the Culver Public Policy Center and Latinos Unidos invited five Latinx people from Iowa politics to speak at a panel discussion on October 12. They talked about the challenges …

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Exclusive: Two in five U.S. voters worry about election intimidation -Reuters/Ipsos

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Two in five U.S. voters say they are worried about threats of violence or voter intimidation at polling places during the midterm elections, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. So far, no violence has been reported at early voting centers or ballot drop-off locations ahead …

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You have power, Rishi Sunak. Use it. Re-entering the single market and the customs union | Jurgen Maier

II’m sure, just like me, you learned the hard way telling your first elaborate lie in school. It didn’t end well, as it led to more lies. Most responsible people learn these lessons young and don’t apply them in their professional lives. Unfortunately, the same does not seem to be …

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The Bookseller – News – Harris faces member vote on role of Society of Authors in call for free speech review

Joanne Harris faces a vote from Society of Authors members on whether she should step down as president amid demands for a review of how the organization protects free speech. A group of 10 members, including Julie Bindel and Amanda Craig, have proposed a resolution for the company’s upcoming annual …

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India’s scientific community needs to speak out more on social issues

Photo: Rupinder Singh/Unsplash Indian scientist Prafulla Chandra Ray remarked in 1924, at the time of India’s struggle for independence: “Science can afford to wait, but Swaraj cannot.” Of late, the voice of the Indian scientific community in the chorus of protest against the problems plaguing the country has been depressingly …

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Man Utd news LIVE: Chelsea draw REACTION, Varane in potential World Cup injury BLOW – updates

Keane defends Ronaldo Man Utd legend Roy Keane has defended Cristiano Ronaldo after being sacked by Erik ten Hag for tonight’s clash at Chelsea. Ronaldo, 37, refused to feature against Tottenham in Wednesday’s 2-0 win and stormed the Old Trafford tunnel with added time remaining before leaving the stadium altogether. …

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‘We all knew’: Biden Ally says Democrats knew inflation was coming after spending bill

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D., SC) said Thursday that congressional Democrats knew when they approved President Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar legislative plans that the laws would lead to an increase in inflation. “Let me be very clear. We are all concerned about this rising cost, and we all knew it …

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Nevada Humane Society is waiving adoption fees this weekend for National Make a Dog’s Day

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – There are many beloved animals at the Nevada Humane Society (NHS) looking for their forever home. A dog named Asher is one of them. The NHS took Asher in after he was rescued from neglect, living in a car with two cats, two people and three …

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Sponsors need to be diligent, just like athletes, to ‘earn their spot’ on a jersey, says former Diamonds player

What started as a request by Australian netballer Donnell Wallam to remove the name “Hancock” from her dress has erupted into a nationwide conversation about sports washing that some athletes and fans say is overdue. Key points: Last month Netball Australia announced a multi-million dollar sponsorship deal with Hancock Prospecting …

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The opening of Paris+ is hailed as a “Renaissance” for the city’s art market, but it won’t overtake its competitors overnight

“Renaissance” was a buzzword on the lips of international art that took place this week in the French capital, for the debut of Paris+ by Art Basel. The term applied to the revival of the Parisian art market, with the arrival of a major international competitor on the art fair …

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Tips to prevent the spread of bird flu; San Diego Humane Society prepares for H5N1 – NBC 7 San Diego

The San Diego Humane Society has taken bird flu precautions as the bird-borne disease spreads across the United States and southern California, it was announced Monday. Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza, also known as bird flu, is spreading in domestic poultry and wild birds and has now been confirmed in …

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At the center of the Iranian uprising, the Kurds now face growing repression

Comment this story Comment Security forces with heavy weapons roam the streets of Sanandaj, The provincial capital of Kurdistan, in armored vehicles. They fire into the homes of terrified residents, who live in near total communication blackout. “Sanandaj is now a military zone where weapons of war are used,” a …

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Why did Van Gogh’s ‘sunflowers’ protest inspire such a hysterical response?

Climate protesters stage a protest as they throw cans of tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s home … [+] ‘Sunflowers’ at the National Gallery in London, UK on October 14, 2022. The gallery said the artwork was undamaged apart from some minor damage to the frame. (Photo by Just Stop …

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Man City formation in Liverpool defeat disputed by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher | Soccer News

What system did Manchester City play in possession against Liverpool? Did Liverpool stop Kevin De Bruyne at the source, or were City short of a man on the right flank? Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher traded opposing views on great sunday – but who was right? Mohamed Salah’s sensational second-half …

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Thousands gather at Day Air Ballpark for the American Cancer Society Walk – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

DAYTON — At least 10,000 people gathered in Dayton on Saturday for the American Cancer Society‘s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Day Air Ball Park. >>FRONT COVER: 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime; Ways you can reduce your risk The walk …

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The circuit of emancipation | CUNY Graduate Center

While abolitionists fought to end slavery and it might be called a freedom movement, when the end of slavery came freedmen built a massive movement to define, legislate and profit from a multi-faceted view of freedom, some of which have been left to us. achieve. We know of many freedom …

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WATCH: Joe Biden’s Senior Moment of the Week Vol. 15

President Joe Biden endured another difficult week of interviews and public appearances. He dropped his cheat sheet during a chat with CNN’s Jake Tapper and coined a new number: “one billion, one trillion, $700 million, one billion dollars.” He also touted his party’s passage of the “Inflation Act”, which is …

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Humane Society of Bay County animal shelter remains closed after two years

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A once-filled animal shelter now sits empty off Bay Avenue in Panama City, waiting for its doors to reopen, The Humane Society of Bay County closed its shelter in April 2020. “We decided it was best for us to stop where we left off. Stop …

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Ukrainian activists deserve the Nobel Peace Prize. The memorial of the Russian human rights group needs it.

No one has ever accused the Norwegian Nobel Committee of being too sensitive. Fortunately, this trait was much more visible in Kyiv. The decision to award the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize simultaneously to Ukrainian, Belarusian and Russian activists – even as Russia wages a genocidal, imperialist war in Ukraine and …

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says 7-1 win over Rangers ‘changed the mood’ ahead of Man City showdown | Soccer News

Jurgen Klopp has admitted Rangers’ 7-1 thrashing in the Champions League ‘changed the mood’ at Liverpool ahead of facing Manchester City. Mohamed Salah scored the fastest hat-trick in Champions League history as Liverpool activated him in the second half to beat Rangers. Liverpool’s spectacular second half, where they scored six …

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A Product of Our Company: The Laramie Project Comes to Utah

On a dark autumn night in 1998, a student Matthew Shepard was shot, tortured and tied to a fence and left for dead by local men in the small town of Laramie, Wyoming – an attack that would cost him his life and draw worldwide attention to the heinous treatment …

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‘Don’t take democracy for granted’: Civil rights lawyer warns

SAN ANTONIO — Voting rights protection isn’t what it was in the ’60s and ’70s, said longtime civil rights lawyer Rolando Rios. At the time, Rios said the movement was more popular, largely on college campuses, like St. Mary’s University which saw the rise of a movement started by his …

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Conservatives should be more courageous, proactive and take advantage of the weaknesses of the left: Professor

Faced with the extreme policies peddled by the radical left, conservatives must react more boldly by using the power of institutions and taking advantage of the weaknesses shown by the left to stop its destructive policies, according to a professor and researcher in a school of government. The extreme politics …

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Rooftop Musical Society will present HAIR in November

In November (11/4-11/6 & 11/10-11/12), Rooftop Musical Society will take on HAIR, The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot. The production marks the company’s return to fully staged musicals after their pandemic hiatus. Known for creating unique …

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Catalan separatism in disarray after ruling coalition split

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia’s separatist movement has suffered its biggest rift since becoming the main political force in northeastern Spain in the past decade after the junior member of its coalition in power abandoned the government of the region. The Together for Catalonia party announced on Friday that it …

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American Cancer Society, WXII dunk tank raises over $1,300

American Cancer Society dunk tank with WXII raises over $1,300 Carolina Classic Fair dunks WXII reporters for the American Cancer Society Updated: 3:07 PM EDT October 6, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript and on Wednesdays we wear pink and today we also do *** splash. We want to try that …

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Who could win the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize? 9 shortlisted candidates

Friday’s awarding of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize comes at a particularly difficult time, amid the largest ground war in Europe since World War II, significant increases in food and energy prices and… growing concern over discussions of the use of nuclear weapons. While nominations closed in February – before …

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CPAC Notes | The Spectator Australia

Some readers may recall that a few weeks ago I told you about Canada’s new Conservative opposition leader, Pierre Poilievre. As is the custom in the Great White North (that moniker will have to go if modern-day Puritans have any say in it), he was chosen by the party members, …

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Another view | St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The judge in the documents case is clearly playing for the Trump team. She should not preside.

First, Donald Trump-appointed U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon granted the former president’s request for a “special master” to review documents he took from the White House, a baffling decision ridiculed by legal experts from across the political spectrum. Worse still, Cannon ruled that the FBI could not access the classified …

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Mary Munson elected Fellow of the American Society for Cell Biology

Mary Munson, PhD Mary Munson, PhD, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biotechnology and vice chair of diversity for the department, is one of 22 scientists named Fellows by the American Society for Cell Biology for 2022. Election as a member is an honor bestowed on members of the society …

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Wife of convicted former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt says Rana Ayyub and Teesta Setalvad gave her no support

On October 1, journalist Mathew Samuel published an interview with Shweta Bhatt, wife of convicted former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, in which Shweta accused “activists” Teesta Setalvad and Rana Ayyub of claiming to have helped Sanjiv but to actually do nothing. During the interview, Samuel asked Shweta about the ongoing …

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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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