Political Activism

“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The tyranny of minority activism

Yesterday, the Federal Parliament opened to the now customary Welcome to the Country by Aboriginal Elders, followed by songs and dances by Aboriginal performers and accompanying smoking ceremonies. This contributed to the obedience to the aborigine which has become part of contemporary political culture. Also yesterday, rugby league club Manly-Warringah …

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Myanmar junta executes four democracy activists

July 25 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military authorities have executed four democracy activists accused of helping to commit “terrorist acts”, state media said on Monday, the first executions in the Southeast Asian country. Has been for decades. Sentenced to death in January in a closed trial, the four men had been …

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Vegan protester Tash Peterson is banned from all pubs in WA via liquor laws. Legal experts are concerned

The use of the Liquor Control Act to ban vegan protester Tash Peterson from all approved venues in Western Australia has been described by legal experts as an ‘abuse’ and ‘misuse’ of the law, in a State without human rights legislation through which to challenge it. Key points: WA Police …

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Congress mourns betrayal of Bal Thackeray legacy as Shinde government restores emergency pension

While the Eknath Shinde-BJP alliance government in Maharashtra has recently announced the reinstatement of a pension plan for political activists imprisoned during the emergency imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi from 1975 to 1977, the state Congress criticized the decision, asking how CM Shinde, the leader of the rebel …

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Louisville politicians and family members react to the death of a beloved community activist and political figure

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Louisville politicians and family members reacted Sunday to the death of a beloved and prominent figure in Louisville politics. Clarence Yancey died over the weekend at the age of 89, according to family members. Born in 1932, Yancey went to the military and served in the …

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Now MM Mani hurls insults at Annie Raja, angers CPI | MM Mani versus Annie Raja | Remark by MM Mani KK Rema | Murder of TP Chandrasekharan | CPI | CPM

The controversy over an alleged derogatory remark made by former Kerala minister MM Mani against RMP lawmaker KK Rema took a new turn on Saturday as it led to a confrontation between the veteran CPM and CPI leader Annie Raja . Mani, the MP for Udumbanchola, attacked Raja with strong …

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How Americans are angry over abortion rights, guns can turn rage into a mass movement

Betsy Clarke, a 68-year-old retired psychotherapist in Normandy Beach, NJ, is the classic profile of the longtime Democratic Party activist, who first marched for abortion rights some 40 years ago. year. More recently, she attended the massive women’s march after Donald Trump’s inauguration, protested for gun control, donated to congressional …

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Ready to nominate civil activists for president in the absence of political party consensus: Sri Lankan Buddhist priest

Sri Lankan Buddhist priest Omalpe Sobitha Thera said that if the political parties are unable to reach consensus on the appointment of a new president, the clergy are ready to nominate five suitable civil society activists to the post. He asked party leaders to allow them to be nominated through …

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Residents rally for new gun laws

Highland Park resident Nicole Polarek helped her children, Drew, 9, and Will, 7, affix pieces of orange fabric to the #Enough Mobile Gun Violence Community Project on Saturday afternoon. Political activism followed the family’s terrifying experience five days earlier, when they took refuge in their favorite breakfast spot, Walker Bros. …

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Climate activists worried after Biden releases review of Alaska oil project

Comment this story Comment The Biden administration released a new environmental assessment of a controversial oil project on Alaska’s North Slope on Friday, but declined to reveal whether he was leaning towards approving a project that has faced fierce opposition from environmentalists and that some Alaska Natives feared would disrupt …

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Biden’s education department sued new parent council which groups say is a ‘cabal’ of left-wing activists

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Parents’ rights groups are suing the Biden administration over the Department of Education’s creation of a new parent council, which the groups say is politically biased and violates federal law. Fight for Schools, Parents Defending Education, and America First Legal filed a …

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With activist Peltz on Unilever’s board, what’s the “woke” agenda? – Marketplace

US activist investor Nelson Peltz has taken a stake in one of Britain’s biggest companies: food, beauty and homecare giant Unilever, which owns household brands such as Breyers ice cream and Lipton tea. The $115 billion company – which has been stagnating for years – is clearly worried about the …

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Biden to present Latin American civil rights icon Raul Yzaguirre with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Latino civil rights activist Raul Yzaguirre is among 17 people the White House said on Friday would be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Yzaguirre is best known as the longtime leader of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), now known as UnidosUS, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil …

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WaPo opinion links abortion and voting rights to decisions that ‘hampered the infrastructure of democracy’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The Supreme Court returning the abortion issue to the states has sparked a firestorm from liberal commentators on multiple platforms. A Washington Post article on Tuesday linked the abortion ruling to “suffrage” while lambasting the court. The ‘Perspective’, written by Leah Litman, …

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Events and protests in Louisville after the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nestled on the back lawn of St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church on Saturday, children happily played on bouncy houses as popcorn machines and live music filled the air. It was a celebratory moment for the nearly 100 people in attendance at the LifeFest: Live, Love, Louisville event, …

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Harnessing grief for political expediency

the herald Sorry Muzavazi Corresponding Ohe thing that is certain about every living creature, especially human beings, is death. What we don’t always know is how we can die. Could it be through a car accident, sickness or horrible death at the hands of thieves or some such criminal act? …

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One of the Blue Lagoon sunbed operators was the Solicitor for the Minister of Gozo

New Mark Cutajar (left) and Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri (right). Mark Cutajar, one of two licensed sunbed operators at Comino’s Blue Lagoon and the brother of Labor MEP Josianne Cutajar, was a canvasser for Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri in the 2022 general election. Following The Shift’s report exposing that Cutajar, …

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In Ukraine, funeral of an activist killed and mourned during the war | National policy

By JOHN LEICESTER – Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Poppies, the blood-red flowers that cover the battlefields of two world wars in Europe, were mourned on Saturday on the coffin of another dead soldier, this one killed in another European war, in Ukraine. Among the hundreds of mourners for …

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January 6 committee has emails between Ginni Thomas and John Eastman

CNN — The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol is in possession of email correspondence between conservative attorney John Eastman and Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a conservative activist who is the judge’s wife. of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a source familiar with the …

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Former Kurdish rebel plays key role in Swedish NATO bid :: WRAL.com

By KARL RITTER, Associated Press STOCKHOLM — When the Turkish president rebels against the “terrorists” in the Swedish Parliament, Amineh Kakabaveh is convinced that he is talking about her. The former Kurdish rebel fighter turned Swedish lawmaker has become a central figure in the drama surrounding Sweden and Finland’s historic …

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Weekend Movie Picks: Tired Formula vs Bold Creativity

“Jurassic World: Dominion” is the Hollywood giant that opens this weekend, but if that tired action movie formula doesn’t excite you, there are still exciting indie film choices still available. ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ OK, let’s take out the 8-ton dinosaur in the room first. Dinosaurs are cool. It is a …

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Cuban dissidents rally at Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES— It took two Cuban intelligence officers to carry art historian and activist Carolina Barrero, hands and feet in handcuffs, from the demonstration she was organizing this year in front of the Ministry of Culture in Havana. ” Freedom ! cried the passers-by. “Freedom!” Barrero, 35, said she was …

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ILA | New York Times: Gun control less popular than advertised

By now you have seen the claim countless times. According to gun control advocates and their media minions, about 90% of Americans support the criminalization of private gun transfers — mislabeled by its proponents as “universal background checks.” In a rare case of journalistic integrity, the New York Times published …

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Iranian artists in exile find a vehicle to demonstrate

Placeholder while loading article actions At the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual gathering of political activists and dissidents, participants face the challenge of making the world care about long-standing tyrannies. The passage of decades makes it all the more difficult to draw international attention to the plight of, say, Cubans …

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MOMOH AND THE PARADOX OF DEMOCRATIZATION

Dele Seteolu pays tribute to Abubakar Momoh, an activist academic At a time when many are positioning themselves for 2023, I would particularly like to thank the Resource Center for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) for having deemed it appropriate and timely to convene this event in order to …

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Concerto for piano and symphony (Peter Donohoe, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo)

How many works by Croatian composers have you come across recently – or ever? My only encounter has always been with Jakov Gotovac (1895-1982) kolo or “Round Dance” from his comic opera Ero the Joker. It came on an EMI LP (which at one point changed hands for a fortune …

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Legendary trans activists retire after decades of service

Legendary Queensland trans activists Kristine Johnson and Gina Mather of the Australian Transgender Support Association Qld (ATSAQ) announced their retirement yesterday. Krissy and Gina’s political activism has resulted in many reforms for the trans and LGBTIQ+ communities at large. Beyond that, their efforts have contributed to better trans health outcomes …

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Flunk Free Speech Companies – WSJ

With Elon Musk’s promise to restore free speech on Twitter, With Disney employees expressing dismay at its political activism in Florida, and Netflix saying it won’t make content choices based on staff members’ political views, now is the time to restore a corporate culture that respects American ideals and freedoms …

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Southern Baptist Convention report alleges cover-up of sexual abuse

LOREN ELLIOTTGetty Images American politics changed dramatically during the week of June 12, 1979. The Southern Baptist Convention held its annual meeting in Houston. At that meeting, a group of very conservative pastors completed their decades-long campaign to take control of the leadership of the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. One …

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Kazakhstan: Strengthening Rights Protection in Constitutional Reform

(Berlin, May 19, 2022) – Kazakhstan is expected to strengthen parts of its constitutional reforms centered on plans to establish a human rights commissioner and a constitutional court to strengthen human rights protection , Human Rights Watch said today. Kazakhstan has scheduled a nationwide referendum on amendments to the constitution …

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Cuban parliament approves penal code that activists say curbs dissent | Cuba

Cuba’s parliament has approved a new penal code that officials say modernizes the country’s laws, but human rights groups warn it is already tightening strict limits on dissent. The law approved late Sunday controls unauthorized contact with foreign organizations and individuals and explicitly prohibits foreign funding. Supreme Court President Rubén …

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Fund bosses should stay out of politics and focus on profits

And after Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, refusing to invest in defense seems disturbingly naive, especially if you’re Swedish (Russia annexed swathes of the country’s territory during the Great Northern War 1720s and, as we discovered, Putin has a long memory). It may look good in an annual report, …

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Iranian Journalists and Activists Condemn Israeli Killing of Palestinian Correspondent

TEHRAN — On Thursday afternoon, a group of journalists and political activists staged a protest outside the Palestinian Embassy in Tehran to express sympathy for Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian journalist who was brutally shot in the face. head by Israeli snipers. At the rally, which was also attended by …

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Activists in the British Virgin Islands mobilize for local autonomy

Dozens of activists from the British Virgin Islands staged a rally on Wednesday calling for the overseas territory to retain its autonomy, following a report by a commission of inquiry that it should be governed directly from London. The report came the day after former prime minister Andrew Fahie was …

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Despite law, Nepal fails to ensure representation of Dalit women in neighborhoods

When Prabha Pariyar was approached with a proposal to run as a parishioner, she had no idea. “I spoke with senior members of the community. Then some CPN-UML leaders also contacted me,” said Prabha, 43. “Then I thought the post could be a platform for me to raise issues in …

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Q&A from author: Anjali Enjeti, formerly of Chattanooga, on the books that inspire her

“THE PARTED EARTH” by Anjali Enjeti (Hub City Press, 304 pages, $16). In the essay “What are you? Where are you from?” – the introduction to her 2021 collection, “Southbound” – Anjali Enjeti writes: “I am half Indian, quarter Puerto Rican and quarter Austrian. I am the daughter of an …

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Pawar appears in front of the Koregaon Bhima panel; skip the questions on Bhide, Ekbote

The two-member commission headed by retired judge JN Patel is investigating the causes of violence in Koregaon Bhima neighborhood in Pune on January 1, 2018, in which one person died and several others were injured. Speaking to the media after the violence, Pawar had raised suspicions about the role of …

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Discord over abortion, LGBTQ+ issues keep polarization levels high

The latest Polarization Index from USC reveals that since the election of President Joe Biden, overall levels of polarization in the United States remain dangerously high, spurred by growing controversy around reproductive rights and LGBTQ+ issues. As measured by the volume of talk on social media, abortion has risen seventh …

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Thinking is not a bad idea

If you were advised to “think carefully” before taking a particular action, how would you react? It depends, of course, on who is giving the advice and the tone of their voice. Coming from a caring teacher with an encouraging smile, that could be all positive. From a tall man …

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Kirit Somaiya calls on HC to overturn ‘manipulative’ FIR filed over his complaint against Shiv Sena workers

The plea, which also impeached Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey, alleged that police filed a ‘false and manipulative’ FIR on Somaiya’s complaint to absolve Shiv Sena members by manipulating details of the incident. ‘offensive. He also wanted the CBI to be given responsibility for investigating a alleged series of attacks …

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Abortion and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will soon rule on an abortion case in which Mississippi asked judges to overturn Roe vs. Wade. The closing argument suggests that five judges are leaning towards doing so, but a fierce lobbying campaign is trying to get them to change their minds. The campaign is perhaps …

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Jon Stewart receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

“Before Jon, we had no idea that you could do a TV show where you play clips from another TV show and then say, ‘Boy, that other TV show sucks,'” Mr. Kimmel said. “He attacked Fox News every night and he exposed their hypocrisy, their cynicism and their lies – …

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Reflections of a Russian in exile in Georgia

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! “At first the graffiti said ‘F— Russia’ or ‘F— Putin’, but now it says ‘F— Russians’. It’s unpleasant, of course,” said Russian journalist Andrei Loshak. He is among thousands of Russians who fled to neighboring Georgia in the aftermath of the war …

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Best bets: a quick guide to online and in-person entertainment and experiences

This is an ongoing series of online activities to undertake on your computer or tablet, as well as local in-person events. Conferences and learning • The La Jolla Community Center presents “iPhone/iPad Art Creation for Beginners” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at 6811 La Jolla Blvd. Bring your …

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The Twitter activist behind the far-right “Libs of TikTok” is an Orthodox Jew. Is it important?

(JTA) – Chaya Raichik says she’s in charge of getting teachers to talk gay and transgender issues in the classroom, which she calls “evil”, fired. She helped pioneer the term “grooming” to describe the teaching of sexuality. Her Twitter account has hundreds of thousands of followers and she has influential …

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Military dictatorship and online activism in Myanmar

ATHENS, Georgia — Myanmar’s military dictatorship has plunged the country into a state of near collapse. Although international and domestic forces dispute its legitimacy, the junta has remained in power since its coup in February 2021. Following the coup, the military junta imprisoned former President Aung San Suu Kyi and …

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The WGS department organizes an event on gender non-conforming activism in Brazil | News

Harvard’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies hosted a virtual event Thursday on gender diversity and minority rights in Brazil. The event, titled “Gender Nonconforming Activism in Brazil,” brought together Alvaro Jarrín, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, and Moises …

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MPs attend event organized by SNP activist suspended over ‘racist’ tweet

SNP MPs attended a cash event organized by a party activist who was suspended for an allegedly racist tweet. Tim Rideout was a member of the SNP’s policy-making committee before his suspension and leads a group on currency in independent Scotland. He was sanctioned by the party last month after …

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Disillusioned with politics? Hope lies in grassroots activism | Moya Lothian-McLean

A The previous version of me described myself politically as a “pessimistic optimist”. Oxymoron? Yes. Pretentious? Certainly. But it was the most accurate way to characterize a prospect always prepared for the worst, but able to endure it because things might one day get better. At the time, I invested …

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Anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts targets Denver mayor’s seat | Policy

Anti-gang activist Terrance Roberts wants to be Denver’s next mayor. And he offers city residents his “unconventional” candidacy as an alternative to “seasoned politicians,” whom he accuses of failing to confront and solve Denver’s most pressing issues. Roberts, who is the subject of Julian Rubinstein’s book “The Holly: Five Bullets, …

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National, law is urged to reconsider position of Maori health authority

The Cancer Society and a number of NGOs have penned an open letter urging national and law enforcement leaders to rethink their stance on scrapping the Maori Health Authority. Christopher Luxon and David Seymour Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone Christopher Luxon and David Seymour have said they do not support …

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Nigerian musicians J Martins and Banky W to run for office in 2023

J Martins, award-winning musician and label manager of Orion Music Empire, hopes to represent Arochukwu/Ohafia in Abia State. Banky W announced his candidacy for the Eti-Osa constituency in the House of Representatives, saying he would run on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ticket. His latest offer follows an unsuccessful bid …

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Adamu optimistic about APC victory in 2023 elections

Adamu expresses confidence in APC and says party will be victorious in 2023 elections All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman Abdullahi Adamu boasted on Sunday that the party would win the 2023 general election. Adamu said so in a conversation with reporters at his home in Abuja. He said: “There …

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Militants from BJP youth wing ‘attack’ Kejriwal residence, damage CCTV cameras and barriers

THE WAR of words in Delhi over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Remarks on the film, The Kashmir Files, led to dramatic scenes outside his residence on Wednesday when nearly 200 protesters from the BJP opposition youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), broke through the barricades of the police and …

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“Gathering Blossoms Under Fire”, an intimate account of the creative life of Alice Walker

“Blossoms” was edited by author, college professor, and former Atlanta Journal-Constitution editor Valerie Boyd, whose 2004 biography of Zora Neal Hurston, “Wrapped in Rainbows,” won acclaim. admiration and confidence of Walker. They worked together for years. Then, two months before Walker’s diaries were published, Boyd died of pancreatic cancer, a …

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Virginia, wife of Clarence Thomas, has a history of political activism: NPR

Ginni Thomas and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas arrive for the State Dinner hosted by President Trump at the White House in honor of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on September 20, 2019. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paul Morigi/Getty Images Ginni Thomas and Supreme Court Justice Clarence …

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Enes Kanter Freedom and the consequences of speaking out

Freedom, who is Muslim but knew little about Uyghurs, threw himself into the cause. Tahir Imin, a Uyghur activist in Washington who met Freedom at a rally on Capitol Hill, said Freedom “lifted the spirits of Uyghur activism.” It was just over a week after Freedom opened the NBA season …

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What is Kazakhstan’s position on the Russian invasion of Ukraine? – LEGAL EXPERT – Comment

Roza Nurgozhayeva, assistant professor of law at the Graduate School of Business at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan, discusses the geopolitical, economic and social impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Kazakhstan and how this affects the ambivalent position from Kazakhstan to Russia… When Vladimir Putin decided to invade Ukraine …

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‘It’s kill or be killed’: South Americans will fight in Ukraine | Ukraine

Emílio Teixeira Alarcón thinks he knows exactly how he will feel after killing his first Russian soldier. “Mission accomplished,” shrugged the Brazilian army reservist. “In war, it’s either kill or be killed.” “If I have someone in my line of sight and I don’t shoot, they might shoot me. It’s …

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Liberty City’s 7th Avenue has become an activist hub

Dr. Armen Henderson’s career almost went in a totally different direction. In the summer of 2013, he was interning at a Houston hospital with a dream of one day being its CEO. Then George Zimmerman was acquitted of a charge of murder in the death of Trayvon Martin. For the …

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Google accused of retaliation by Project Nimbus critic

More than 500 Google employees have rallied behind a colleague who claims she is being fired from her job over her activism at the company, the latest flare-up between the tech giant and employees who speak out against her practices business and working conditions. Workers signed a petition accusing Google …

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– Ehusani: Faith Merchant as activistTHISDAYLIVE

editorMarch 12, 2022 4:16 a.m. UPDATING ELUCIDATIONS BY OKEY IKECHUKWU He once banned a governor from entering his church because the governor had violated the lateness rule. He was later to calmly explain that the rules were clear from the start, that they were repeatedly explained to everyone, and that …

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Don Samuels will oppose Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar

The Federal Election Commission filing shows Samuels registered his campaign as “Neighbors for Samuels” on March 8. MINNEAPOLIS — A new filing with the Federal Election Commission shows that Don Samuels, a longtime community activist and former Minneapolis City Council member, has registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to …

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Writer, playwright, activist Lorene Cary

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Philly native Lorene Cary goes by many titles — she’s a bestselling author, playwright, mother, and lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. Not just during Women’s History Month in March, but nearly 365 days a year, she uses her art to preserve stories, especially black …

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‘Winning Time’: When the NBA went pop

The Lakers helped transform the NBA from a fringe sports league into a titan, which set the stage for Jordan and, later, Kobe Bryant to help make the game a global phenomenon. As McKay said, the Lakers “changed the fashion, the music, the way people behaved, the way they talked.” …

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Thai democracy activists pledge to fight ‘tyranny’ in Ukraine

BANGKOK, March 3 (Reuters) – Remote Thailand might not seem like an obvious place for recruits to Ukraine’s efforts to raise an international force of volunteers to defend against the Russian invasion. But for former Thai Air Force conscript turned political activist Chanaphong “Ball” Phongpai, the cause is a natural …

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Ukrainian activist berates Boris Johnson for Russia’s response | Boris Johnson

A Ukrainian activist has challenged Boris Johnson over the UK’s failure to impose swift sanctions on Russians residing in London, during an emotional intervention at a press conference in Poland. Daria Kaleniuk, executive director of the Anti-Corruption Action Center, also lobbied Johnson over NATO countries’ collective refusal to impose a …

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Letter to the Editor: Perspectives on Ukraine

Editor: President Trump was impeached following a phone call to President Zelensky and President Biden was accused of orchestrating a corrupt fee-for-service scheme with one of Ukraine’s largest energy companies, Burisma. I recommend people listen to the entire Trump-Zelenky phone call and also show some curiosity about alleged Biden-Burisma corruption. …

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Last prayers for Deep Sidhu saw 6th mass mobilization of Sikhs in 10 years | News Ludhiana

JALANDHAR: Actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu’s massive antim ardas (last prayers) rally in Fatehgarh Sahib on Thursday was the sixth major mass mobilization in Punjab in the past 10 years with Sikhs at its center. There are striking similarities between the first, which also happened around the same time just after the …

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The iconoclastic feminist scholar-activist | The Guardian Nigeria News

Bell Hooks, a pioneering African-American college activist, recently died of kidney failure at the age of 69. She has published 40 books, mostly on the intersection of gender, race, and class. Hooks was a versatile writer and incisive essayist who also wrote about psychology, pedagogy, art, music, and spirituality. A …

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Putin’s distortion of Ukraine’s history sets the stage for new operations

President Vladimir Putin made extensive references to Russian, Soviet and post-Communist czarist history on Monday in a speech that sought to justify the Kremlin’s second territorial dismemberment of Ukraine since 2014. The speech was notable for its distortions of this history and for a number of glaring omissions. facts surrounding …

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Sanjay Raut – A blue-eyed boy from Balasaheb to Protector of Thackeray

Shiv Sena leader and MP Sanjay Raut Until 2019, Raut was one of the top leaders of the BJP alliance. Suddenly the image changed and he was constantly attacked by the alliance and now by the opposition. In November 2019, following the Maharashtra Assembly elections, there was a dispute between …

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Appeal to the United States to defend the release of Rusesabagina

Paul Rusesabagina is a hero in every sense of the word. Then manager of the Hôtel des Mille Collines, Rusesabagina saved more than 1,000 lives during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. the movie “Hotel Rwanda”. In the years since the release of “Hotel Rwanda”, Rusesabagina received the Presidential Medal of Freedom …

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Eastside Chicano Tierra co-founder Steve Salas has died

Steve Salas, founding member of pioneering Eastside rock band Tierra and early Chicano rights activist, has died at 69. Salas, who died Thursday, had been battling myeloma for two years and recently contracted COVID-19, his family said. The musician was predeceased by his brother Rudy, the singer and co-founder of …

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What the GOP Meant When It Called Jan. 6 “Legitimate Political Speech”

Here’s a look at how fake voters figured into Trump’s effort and why the National Republican Party’s claim that they were engaging in “legitimate political speech” is more telling than it first appears. departure. Who are the GOP’s “false voters”? Ahead of each November presidential election, the two parties spend …

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Black Women in Politics Kick Off Oakland East Bay Democratic Club’s Black History Month Event

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) applauded the United States Mint for beginning shipments of the first coins in the American Women’s Quarters (AWQ) program, beginning with the Maya Angelou Quarter on Monday. The Mint implemented the new four-year program authorized by the Circulating Collector Coins Overhaul Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation …

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When Students Walk Out in Protest, Here’s What Admins Should Do

When students said they would come out of their Iowa City schools to call for action on climate change, then-superintendent Stephen Murley didn’t panic or call on principals to lock the doors. . Instead, the district coordinated with local police to block traffic at busy intersections along the planned route …

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Teenager’s death fuels Palestinian Authority corruption charges | News from the occupied West Bank

Ramallah, occupied West Bank – The death of a 16-year-old cancer patient from the besieged Gaza Strip after being refused admission to a hospital in the occupied West Bank has revived accusations of ‘favouritism’ and mismanagement against the Palestinian Authority (PA ). Saleem Nawati was transferred to the West Bank …

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Like athletes, business leaders are changing the way they approach social issues

In “The Last Dance,” the 1998 Chicago Bulls documentary miniseries that gave viewers in the spring of 2020 a weekly dose of sports the pandemic had taken away, Michael Jordan revealed his unforgettable line on Republican shoes was a joke. His words came during a Senate race between incumbent North …

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Companies face new pressure from shareholders and regulators to disclose policies and political contributions | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Take away food Activist shareholders are increasing pressure on companies to disclose their political spending and their lobbying and trade association activities. In 2021, a record 40% of shareholder proposals regarding corporate political activities were adopted, a year after a previous record was set at 20%. The SEC is considering …

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At the Beijing Olympics, the question of freedom of expression hangs over the athletes

BEIJING — The conversation at the Wukesong Sports Center has veered dangerously from the growth and speed of women’s hockey to the issue of political statements at the Olympics. Hilary Knight, who was finishing practice ahead of her fourth Olympic appearance for the United States, stopped, looked around and chose …

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Hating GW is not a personality trait – The GW Hatchet

During the disastrous period of the University’s president, Thomas LeBlanc, student activism adopted a posture of opposition and contempt towards LeBlanc and his missteps. Now that the dust has settled and his successor is in place, it’s a good time to make an uncomfortable point – much of the talk …

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Booker Laureate Bernardine Evaristo will talk about her new memoir, Manifesto, for U of C’s online event

Breadcrumb Links Books Publication date : January 29, 2022 • 41 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Author Bernardin Evaristo. Courtesy of Blue Flower Arts. .jpg Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through …

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Autonomous GPs

In business law, there is a concept called the principal-agent relationship. In this relationship, the principal authorizes a person to be an agent, and the agent represents and acts on behalf of the principal. As a first-generation low-income student (FGLI), I believe that the aforementioned concept of business law clearly …

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“Cyberpartisan” Hack Belarusian Railway to Disrupt Russian Construction | Belarus

Cyber ​​activists opposed to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko claim to have broken into the state railways’ computer system and threatened to cripple trains bringing Russian troops and artillery to the country for a potential attack on Ukraine. Their goals include freeing political prisoners, withdrawing Russian soldiers from Belarus and preventing …

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How a trans, non-binary punk band is reinventing political music – University Times

Cancer fears, transphobia and an encounter with the police as a black trans person. This convergence of unfortunate events was the start of a trans and non-binary punk band, You Guys Suck Like Real Hard. Shut up. Thank you. – known as YGSLRHSTFUT to shorten it. Artists often have strong …

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“Right”: the fallout from the dispute between the NUS and the CISA

UTSSA will not renew its partnership with CISA (Council of International Students Australia) in an escalation of disputes between student unions across Australia and the organization. In December last year, NUS severed ties with CISA over a soured relationship described by then-General Secretary Param Mahal as an “unsuccessful” partnership. Others …

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A car-free London is within reach | Hirra Khan Adeogun

LLast Friday everyone living in London was told to avoid strenuous physical activity. An area of ​​intense high pressure meant that pollutants were being captured in the air, rather than being carried away as usual. The government predicted that the highest level of pollution – band 10 – would be …

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State Guardian Wright

Wright State Campus | Photo of Diana Jaber | State Guardian Wright Students at Wright State University (WSU) showed their appreciation for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrated his life by hosting two events to express what he means to them culturally and personally. A student’s dream On Monday, …

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The exhibition dedicated to Melina Mercouri will open in Athens

A exposure dedicated to the life and works of the late Greek artist and politician Melina Merkouri will open its doors at Technopole cultural complex of Athens January 18. Organized by the Municipality of Athens in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and the Melina Mercouri Foundation, the exhibition will …

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Gratha Silberstein | Obituaries | Norman transcription

Gratha Jean Silberstein June 25, 1932 – January 9, 2022 Gratha Jean Silberstein, 89, from Norman died Sunday January 9 in Norman. Ms. Silberstein was born on June 6, 1932 in Panther, West Virginia, to Ted Justice and Gredith Lockhart. She left West Virginia at a young age and moved …

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Noem announces legislation that would block Action Civics

by: Mitch Klein, Rae Yost Posted: January 10, 2022 / 4:15 PM CST / Update: January 10, 2022 / 4:15 PM CST PIERRE, SD (KELO) – Governor Kristi Noem has released a bill that would block Action Civics as a base for the education of South Dakota students. “Our founding …

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Dormaahene hails the “Fix The Country Movement”

Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyeman Badu II, the supreme leader of the traditional zone of Dormaa Osagyefo Oseadeyo Agyeman Badu II, the supreme leader of the traditional Dormaa zone, praised the “mend the country” movement and pledged to support the campaign to obtain the required development benefits in the country. He applauded …

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“Democracy is only possible if every active or concerned citizen is automatically an activist”

In a democracy, there should be no difference between citizens and activists because any active, alert or concerned citizen is automatically an activist. Indeed, each citizen must be aware of what is happening around him, what its impact is and what impact he can have in society. Professor Jagdeep Chokkar, …

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Dickson, a political strategist, says Diri

Governor Douye Diri Olusegun Samuel in Yenagoa Yesterday, the Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, looked back on his political journey with his predecessor, Senator Seriake Dickson, and described him as a political strategist. Diri said this when he received the Senator representing the Bayelsa West Senate District in …

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Claire Nelson obituary (2022) – Livermore, CA

Claire NelsonMay 8, 1932 – October 16, 2021Resident of Livermore, CaliforniaRachael Claire Ensign Nelson, 89, died on October 16, 2021 at the home surrounded by her family. A resident of Livermore, California for over 60 years, Claire was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas. After graduating from Topeka High School, …

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Rights the Blue States could lose if the GOP returns to power

Here is a national fetal rights policy! Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images Right now, the two main parties in the United States are polarized on the role of the federal government. Democrats, as has generally been the case since the civil rights era, favor federal activism to establish certain …

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10 years later, a journalist looks back at the impact of Occupy Wall Street – J.

It has been a little over a decade since the dissolution of the Zuccotti Park encampment in Lower Manhattan, the flagship of the Occupy Wall Street movement. This means that it has been 10 years since expressions like “the 1%” entered American political language and that a new generation of …

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Our 12 most read travel articles in 2021

This year, like the previous one, was eventful to say the least. In the midst of ups and downs, National Geographic traveler (UK) and National Geographic Traveler’s Food (UK) have continued to bring travel stories and culinary inspiration to our dedicated readers. You’ve visited our website in record numbers, especially …

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Bob Moses: a civil rights leader with a second act

Ironically, Moses didn’t even take part in the historic 1960’s meal-bar sit-ins that led to the creation of the SNCC. He read about them in the newspaper in his Harlem apartment. But he was inspired by the courage and eagerness shown by the students, barely a few years younger than …

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Chronicles of the Punjab: high confidence, echo of activism but no direct political beneficiary

The jubilation may be ebbing, but the farm laws, the turmoil they sparked, and their withdrawal more than a year later have sparked an air of confidence in the state’s Jat community. Sentiment may not align with the overall economic situation in Punjab. Yet the peasantry, from marginal farmers to …

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Lancaster County elected officials must condemn three percent movement and other dangerous extremists [editorial] | Our opinion

THE PROBLEM “Members of a militia movement that views the US government as tyrannical and promises to oppose it by force of arms, if necessary,” met on December 11 at a Lancaster County restaurant in full view of other patrons , according to witnesses, LNP | LancasterOnline’s Carter Walker reported …

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CAIR says second ‘spy’ for anti-Muslim group has come forward

A week after the dismissal of the executive director of the Ohio branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) for spying on the organization of an anti-Muslim group, the CAIR national office announced on Tuesday via its Twitter account that a second “spy” had been identified. The second anonymous …

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