Trump’s great defeat; electoral denial

Former President Donald Trump’s revenge crusade suffered two devastating blows after Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won their primaries on Tuesday despite the rejection of Trump’s pleas to reverse his election defeat of 2020. It’s a huge warning sign for how Republican voters view the …

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Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County awarded $250,000 grant

With requests to collect stray and unwanted animals growing throughout the pandemic, the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County opened a low-cost veterinary clinic in 2021. The venture was supported by 450,000 $ from the county government, with another $250,000 on the way. The quarter-million-dollar grant was announced Monday …

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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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Warriors vs. Mavericks – Game Recap – May 22, 2022

DALLAS — Stephen Curry wavered for the TV crew, Andrew Wiggins rocked Luka Doncic with a posterizing dunk and the Warriors think they’re sweeping. Curry scored 31 points, Wiggins’ playoff career high of 27 points included the dunk that was originally called an offensive foul and Golden State beat the …

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Newcomer Jim Schultz is the GOP’s pick to challenge Keith Ellison

Jim Schultz’s high school classmates in Annandale were convinced that the beloved distance runner and devout Catholic would one day become a priest. After two years in the seminary, he was well on this path. But a detour to Harvard Law School and a career pivot in the legal industry …

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‘RMN’ review: A desperate vision of a society broken by bigotry

The title is not, after all, some kind of code for “Romania”. But if that were the case, it would be appropriate: the huge, disturbing and deeply pessimistic “RMN” of director Cristian Mungiu, probably the preeminent filmmaker of the Romanian New Wave, is nothing less than a purified state of …

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Rich Lowry: Don’t Weaponize Demographic Change

Rich Lowry The horrific massacre in Buffalo, New York, has created a debate over the “great replacement theory”, the rancid theory espoused by white supremacists that Jews are conspiring to destroy the influence of white Americans by importing non-white immigrants . The Buffalo shooter was gripped by the theory, as …

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The Guardian’s take on the Partygate investigation: Blame the system | Editorial

Jo dismiss the Metropolitan Police investigation into the Downing Street lockdown rallies as a waste of time, as right-wing newspapers have done Friday, is grotesque. No police investigation that resulted in 126 fines on 83 people from one workplace for Covid violations in a country where more more than 178,000 …

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Sports and society: championship banners

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, which annually hosts Wimbledon, one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world, made a historic announcement early last month. The organization has announced that it will ban all Russian and Belarusian players from the competition due to the two nations’ …

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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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Neponset Historical Society leverages $5,000 grant with upgrades

It started with a postcard in the mail and ended with a $5,000 grant to help the Neponset Historical Society make up for canceled fundraisers during the pandemic. After:Neponset receives 275 trees for planting from Living Waters Group “Last summer, my dad and I applied for a grant to help …

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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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Macron appoints Elisabeth Borne as new Prime Minister of France

PARIS (AP) — Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was named France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming the second woman in history to hold the post. Borne, 61, labor minister in the previous government of French President Emmanuel Macron, succeeds Jean Castex, whose resignation on Monday was expected after Macron was …

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Commentary: SC needs more immigrants for our economy and society | Remark

It has become impossible to deny that we have a labor shortage in South Carolina. It’s an issue that stresses out many employers, and I’m sure everyone could give a plethora of examples of how the shortage is affecting their daily lives. It’s the fast-food chains that haven’t reopened their …

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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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Patrice Bergeron hugs his Bruins teammates one by one after Game 7

Has Patrice Bergeron just played his last match? That will be the biggest question to emerge from the end of the Boston Bruins’ season, which ended Sunday at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7. The Bruins may have welcomed Bergeron as a teammate for the last time. …

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How ‘Just a Dude’ in shorts became a Senate favorite

Public polls in Pennsylvania have been sparse and there is theoretically still time for the Democratic race to be turned upside down. But so far there has been little evidence that issues over his background or personality have dampened enthusiasm for Mr. Fetterman among many Democratic primary voters. Understanding the …

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Coulee Region Humane Society asks for community help to pay for surgeries

May 13, 2022 7:33 p.m. Post : May 13, 2022 7:33 p.m. Update: May 13, 2022 7:52 p.m. ONALASKA, Wis. (WKBT) – An Onalaska animal shelter is asking for your help after two furry friends were brought in requiring life-saving surgery. The Coulee Region Humane Society in Onalaska helps animals …

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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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Everton predicted XI for Premier League clash against Brentford

Everton prepare to host Brentford at Goodison Park on Sunday [May 15] for the Blues’ Premier League relegation clash. A win is imperative with the Toffees’ top-flight status still uncertain as they sit just two points clear of Burnley and Leeds in 16and. Frank Lampard will go full force against …

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The Savannah Widows’ Society helps women find help and shelter in difficult times

As president of the venerable Savannah Widows’ Society, nothing in Alison Harris’ life makes sense. She is not a widow. She’s not from Savannah. She has no mother or aunt who preceded her in this 200-year-old organization. Despite her age, her rank as a newcomer, her marital status, she shares …

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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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Marcos Jr. declares victory and faces calls to secure democracy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted Filipino dictator, declared victory in this week’s presidential elections on Wednesday and faced early calls to ensure respect for human rights. man, the rule of law and democracy. Marcos Jr. garnered more than 31 million votes in …

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Reviews | Can we still be optimistic about America?

It’s a season – an era, really – of American pessimism. Pessimism comes in many flavors. There is a progressive pessimism: the country is leaning towards MAGA hat-trick fascism or a new version of “The Handmaid’s Tale”. There is a conservative pessimism: institutions from elementary schools to the Pentagon are …

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Arizona Humane Society gets $50,000 grant to help pet owners in need

PHOENIX — The Arizona Humane Society announced Monday that it has received a $50,000 grant to support its companion animal resource center. The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust grant helps the non-profit organization help pet owners who are struggling to care for their pets. “In the wake of COVID-19, thousands …

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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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White House condemns attack on office of anti-abortion group

The Biden administration quietly condemned an attack on the office of an anti-abortion group in Wisconsin on Monday after the organization’s headquarters was set on fire, vandalized and tagged over the weekend. “President Biden strongly condemns this attack and the political violence of all stripes. The president has made it …

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Leeds United’s change of position for Dan James was needed against Chelsea

Leeds United have a huge dilemma to resolve ahead of their Premier League showdown with Chelsea on Wednesday [11 May]. The Whites will be without Luke Ayling for the rest of the season after picking up a red card against Arsenal. There could be no complaints either after the right-back …

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Science is redefining motherhood. If only society would let him

Karl, a Ph.D. and lecturer at MIT, gave birth to his two children – and despite being the one with the round belly, he was regularly asked to wait outside while nurses tended to his (non-pregnant) wife ). People were unable, he said, to see both a man and a …

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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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Lula launches presidential campaign to ‘transform’ Brazil | Election News

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva promises to rebuild and transform Brazil after what he calls the disastrous administration of Jair Bolsonaro. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has officially launched his campaign for the presidential election, promising to ‘rebuild’ the Latin American nation after what he …

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Abortion rights protesters target homes of Supreme Court justices

Abortion rights protesters plan to demonstrate outside the homes of Supreme Court justices in an unprecedented bid to get them to overturn a draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade. The protests could be similar to those that took place outside the home of Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, who led …

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Humane Society van repaired after catalytic converter was stolen

A car shop offered to replace the catalytic converter free of charge. BEAUMONT, Texas — After thieves stole the catalytic converter from the Humane Society of Southeast Texas pickup truck, 12News viewers saw the story and stepped up to help. The theft occurred in the parking lot of the Humane …

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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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Elon Musk sat front row at the Dave Chappelle show to support the comedian many wanted canceled

Advocate of freedom of expression in the first row! New Twitter boss Elon Musk is pictured alongside Diddy at the Dave Chappelle show – in a show of support for the comedian who was nearly canceled for his trans jokes Elon Musk was front row at Dave Chappelle’s Hollywood Bowl …

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Every “Like” on Facebook Sends Money to Humane Society | News

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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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Elon Musk Fans Slam Editor’s ‘Hypocrisy’, But Also End Up Supporting Her ‘Doxxing’

Elon Musk supporters slammed Atlantic News Agency writer and editor Molly Jong-Fast earlier on Tuesday when she said ‘rich old white men’ hate ‘young people’ since the dawn of time. Jong Fast, who appeared on journalist Mehdi Hasan’s show on Monday night, discussed whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s takeover of …

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The journal Journey of Humanity – an ambitious attempt to explain the economic development of society | Economy

IIt’s the social scientist’s dream: to surpass Adam Smith, Max Weber and Karl Marx and come up with a unifying theory of why society has grown the way it has, where it’s going next and how its wrongs can be repaired. Sometimes, reading Oded Galor’s optimistic book, I thought he …

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The end of political ideology – Sauveur Rizzo

There must have been circumstances where we had to choose between drinking Coca-Cola or Pepsi Cola. The difference between the two could be in the taste even though both seem to have the same flavor and are mostly made from the same ingredients. Given the choice between the two, we …

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Pep Guardiola set for new Manchester City deal as Erling Haaland’s arrival looms

Guardiola set for new City deal The Mirror reports that Pep Guardiola will extend his contract at Manchester City, even if he wins the Champions League this season. This is because he believes the team can improve with Erling Haaland, who is set to join, and money will be raised …

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Minors are victims of society, High Court says

Cancel detention of 15-year-old boy accused of impregnating 17-year-old girl Cancel detention of 15-year-old boy accused of impregnating 17-year-old girl Minors involved in crimes are not criminals. In fact, they are victims of society, the Madras High Court has ruled and overturned a 2021 Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) order detaining …

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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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Higher education makes people more libertarian

Libertarians have historically had an ambivalent and sometimes even antagonistic attitude toward higher education, in part because academics and administrators are overwhelmingly leftist, many of whom have a deep antipathy for libertarianism. This hostility, of course, is sometimes mutual. Some libertarian criticisms of universities are well-founded. But it is also …

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Traditional ruling parties fight for survival in French elections

The aftermath of Emmanuel Macron’s re-election has turned into a struggle for the survival of the once-powerful political movements that gave France most of its post-war presidents. The centre-left Socialist Party and the conservative Les Républicains (LR) party were crushed in this month’s presidential election. Now they risk being torn …

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Instant justice is not the way to a civilized society

In Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s great novel Crime and Punishment, the hero Rodion Raskolnikov initiates a classic discourse on the sociology of crime and the logic of society that punishes the “criminal”. It was a common belief until the second half of the 19th century, when this immortal character was created, that …

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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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New York Times president defends paper, says it represents ‘diversity of views and experiences’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! New York Times company president AG Sulzberger defended the paper, saying it was doing a good job representing a diverse set of viewpoints after he was asked why the company’s goals n did not include diversity of viewpoints. On Wednesday, Ethan Peck …

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The Richmond Observer – OPINION: ELON MUSK: Free speech warrior and epic Twitter troll

A few weeks ago, the billionaire announced that he had become an active shareholder in the infamous social media platform Twitter, buying around 10% of its shares. It wasn’t long before the news caused a stir on social media, with worried Twitter employees expressing fears about what Musk’s new role …

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NEA Humane Society to Organize “Empty Shelter” Events | News

JONESBORO — Looking to adopt a new pet? Get your application now to take advantage of reduced adoption fees at the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society next week. The Northeast Arkansas Humane Society will be hosting another of its “Empty the Shelters” events May 2-8 at the Jonesboro Shelter. Hillary Starnes, …

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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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The costs of losing credibility

One of the most noted dynamics of advocacy institutions in recent years is the subsumation of single-issue groups into their larger political coalitions. For watchdog groups, this can have real consequences that weaken their surveillance of problematic figures in US government and public life. Simply put, how do groups like …

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Sweeteners pile up as society’s woes multiply

Campaign ads from both major parties reflect voters’ main concern – i.e. what’s in it for me (“Ads Show Changing Mood in Nation,” April 25) ? Australia has done better than most in recent years, so why change? Nowhere is this more clearly visible than in the response to climate …

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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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Graeme Souness hails Chelsea player after 1-0 win over West Ham

Graeme Souness was really impressed with Chelsea player Marcos Alonso’s performance against West Ham today. Chelsea, who had lost their previous three home matches at Stamford Bridge, secured a well-deserved 1-0 win over West Ham. It was a contest that lacked drama for the big stages, but it came to …

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Ontario Progressive Conservatives campaign for a post-COVID world

Ontario Progressive Conservatives are campaigning as if COVID-19 is over – but experts say the pandemic will most likely color the election campaign in one way or another, and may even give a boost to the outgoing party with voters regarding broken promises. Although the official campaign has yet to …

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1835: The American Anti-Slavery Society uses a technicality to send pro-abolition materials in the form of newspapers via the Post Office Department |

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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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Capitals shut out Coyotes 2-0, complete successful road trip

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Conor Sheary scored in the first period and Vitek Vanecek got his fourth shutout of the season as the Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night for their seventh win in nine games. John Carlson scored his 16th goal in an empty net with …

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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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Waco Home Listings for People Who Need Lots of Living Space | Local News

If you’re looking for something truly spectacular, you’ve found it. Welcome to 35 Timber Ridge Trail: a retreat comprised of a sensational main house, a beautiful guest house, and 3.2 acres of tranquility. The care, innovation and craftsmanship of this house are evident in every space. The main residence offers …

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The Historical Society offers a Sunday program on the new history of Lebanon’s water supply

A new book dives deep into the history of public water supply in the region of Lebanon, and the public is invited to a lecture this weekend at the Historical Society of the County of Lebanon to sip this fire hose recently published. Today, public water supplies are ubiquitous and …

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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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Mark Story: Three common gripes about John Calipari’s UK basketball program that are irrelevant | Sports

For Kentucky Wildcats basketball fans, this is the ultimate offseason of discontent. Since Great Britain suffered their stunning 85-79 overtime loss to 15th-seeded Saint Peter’s in the Round of 16 of the NCAA Men’s Tournament last month, the season has been open in many aspects of the game. program by …

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Four ways to use our collective imagination to make society work better

During the first months of the pandemic, there was evidence of a strong desire for transformational change in many countries. People wanted to use the crisis to address the big unresolved issues of climate change inequality and much more, encouraged, for example, by the very obvious truth that the most …

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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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Protesters in Delhi say Muslims are being targeted after religious clashes

JOLO, SULU: After decades of conflict and militant unrest, Sulu in the southwestern Philippines is pinning its hopes on the return of visitors as the scenic island province finally sees a return to peace. The province, with more than 150 islets, is part of the Sulu Archipelago, which stretches from …

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Foreign Languages ​​Honor Society Annual Readiness Magazine – The Campus

Phi Sigma Iota collects submissions for Gator International The Department of World Languages ​​and Cultures at Allegheny College represents an important cornerstone of the liberal arts experience. WLC offers students the opportunity to express themselves by acquiring foreign language skills, while enriching themselves with a better understanding of other cultures.An …

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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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Report: Barcelona consider move for Tottenham-linked winger – Spurs Web

Image: @snapshotspurs According to Sky Germany, Barcelona are considering a move for VfB Stuttgart full-back Borna Sosa who is also reportedly wanted by Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs are expected to be in the market for a left-back this summer, with Antonio Conte reportedly giving the club the green light to cash …

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Poutine may lose, but poutine will survive

The greatest challenge to the world order is not the figure of Vladimir Poutine. It is rather a syndrome, a set of political tendencies that freeze across the world and that could be described as Putinism. At first glance, countries like India, France, Hungary, Israel, China, Turkey or even the …

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Lebanon cannot rely on civil society alone to bring about change in the country

Earlier this month, the deadline was reached for the submission of candidate lists for Lebanon’s May 15 legislative elections. The main takeaway is that the opposition, mostly made up of civil society groups, failed to form unified lists, with one notable exception. This means that the opposition candidates will present …

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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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Social justice and black history should be taught throughout the school curriculum, says union

Social justice and black history should be taught across the school curriculum to prevent incidents like the Child Q strip search scandal, teachers’ union says The National Education Union (NEU) has said schools should teach ‘social justice’ and black history across the UK national curriculum. The union did so after …

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Franklin County Historical Society Celebrates Moonshine Heritage Month with Annual Event

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Virginia. – You can’t talk about Franklin County history without talking about moonshine. “They will tell true stories of how alcohol is made in Franklin County, the Moonlight Capital of the World, and we are at the county seat of the Moonlight Capital of the World, which is …

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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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Canucks visit San Jose Sharks 4-2 to stay in NHL playoff hunt – Prince Rupert Northern View

After two wins on the road earlier in the week, the Vancouver Canucks kept their playoff hopes alive by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Saturday night. Jason Dickinson, Conor Garland, Alex Chiasson and Luke Schenn scored the goals for Vancouver. Tomas Hertl and Nick Bonino replied for San …

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Campaign to Ban Karnataka Waqf Board: No government role, all are equal, says CM Bommai

Amid reports of the BJP high command’s directive to keep governance above ‘halal’ and ‘hijab’ issues, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday that his government had nothing to do with the campaign calling for the banning of the Waqf Board. Pramod Muthalik, head of Sri Rama Sene, had demanded …

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‘Literary Ladies’ Honored by State Historical Society

A six-year research effort by a Jacksonville women’s group that became a more than 500-page behind-the-scenes look at Wednesday’s class women’s literary society has been named the winner of the Best of Illinois History award. Illinois State Historical Society. “Literary Ladies: The First 130 Years of The Wednesday Class” began …

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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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What if Le Pen won?

Markets are waking up to the possibility of a victory for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the 2022 French presidential elections, as are strategists. Here’s a quick summary of what they think. The cover of the main page of the FT contains all the graphics, pen portraits and the …

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Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English, not local languages: Amit Shah

Under the second point, he stressed the need to impart basic knowledge of Hindi to students up to grade 9 and to pay more attention to teaching Hindi exams. Under the third point, the Home Secretary suggested republishing the Hindi dictionary with revisions, according to the statement. On this occasion, …

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Lake County Humane Society and Holy Cat Whiskers reach settlement after raid

(Watch previous coverage of this story in the video player above.) MENTOR, Ohio (WJW) — The Lake Humane Society has reached an agreement with a Madison Township cat rescue to improve conditions following a raid at the facility last month. The Humane Society‘s Investigations Department executed a search warrant at …

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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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Maxwel Cornet pounces late for Burnley to pile misery on endangered Everton | premier league

The last time Everton weren’t in the top flight, Winston Churchill was Prime Minister. Always present among the elite since 1954, they have never been in such difficulty since. Now, with Manchester United, Leicester, Liverpool and Chelsea next door, a club that had Champions League aspirations could soon find itself …

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Conservative school board push yields mixed results in Tuesday’s election

Republicans and conservative activists have been pushing hard to take control of Wisconsin school boards this year, culminating in Tuesday’s nominally nonpartisan statewide elections. In 53 school board races in Wisconsin, candidates have taken a stand on burning conservative issues, including race in education, coronavirus responses or sex and gender …

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Legal aid society dismisses housing cases

NEW YORK (PIX11) – For the remainder of April, the Legal Aid Society will not be able to take on new cases in Queens Housing Court as their lawyers do not have the capacity. “The people who appear there will hopefully have more time to find a lawyer,” said Judith …

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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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Why they applaud Putin | Columnists

Ian Buruma Two old friends of mine once sat at opposite ends of the political spectrum. One was pro-American – a liberal Cold Warrior and Vietnam War advocate. The other was very leftist, a longtime opponent of “American imperialism” and a convinced anti-Zionist. Both are now strong proponents of Vladimir …

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Lise Ravary: Duhaime’s challenge is now to make his party mainstream

Breadcrumb Links Opinion Columnists Whether or not one agrees with the party’s positions, Quebec democracy is best served with conservatism as a viable political option. Author of the article: Lise Ravaire • Montreal Gazette Special The leader of the Conservative Party of Quebec, Éric Duhaime, answers questions during a press …

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Innocents Society, Mortar Board Members Inducted for 2022-23 | Nebraska today

Students and staff were honored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at its annual Ivy Day ceremonies on April 2. The event, co-sponsored by Mortar Board and the Innocents Society, recognized the outstanding contributions of students selected to serve in the two senior honors organizations, as well as the achievements of …

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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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The Observer’s take on the French elections and right-wing populism | Observer Editorial

Despite his unpopularity – 54% of French voters disapprove of his performance in office – Emmanuel Macron is set to win a second five-year term in the French presidential election, the first round of which will be held next Sunday. However, we already know who won the campaign as opposed …

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Why We Must Challenge Russia’s Human Shield Narrative | Russia–Ukraine War

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion at the end of February 2022, universities, schools, theaters, hospitals and many other civilian sites in Ukraine have been destroyed by Russian shelling and more than four million people have so far fled the country. Faced with the devastating consequences of its actions, …

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Dallas Bach Society Brings Bach’s St. John Passion to Life in Dramatic Performance

Among his hundreds of pieces, Bach did not compose any opera. But its passion settings – which tell of Christ’s last days on earth – couldn’t convey less drama. Such was the case in a retelling of Bach’s St. John Passion by the Dallas Bach Society Friday night at Zion …

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Garland Justice Department: Left Blog

Attorney General Merrick Garland makes an announcement at the ATF in Washington, DC on July 22, 2021. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via Reuters) Merrick Garland has, as I explained two weeks ago, turned the United States Department of Justice into something like a leftist blog, digging here and there into every …

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How Democrats Once Again Got Trapped In The Right-Wing’s Culture War Trap

April 1, 2022 April 1, 2022 Democrats were always going to struggle in the 2022 midterm elections, given historical trends and the already extremely narrow party majorities in Congress. Add to that rampant inflation and brutal warfare in Europe and things start to look particularly bleak. But that doesn’t mean …

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Two Notre Dame ecologists honored by the Society for Freshwater Science | News | Notre Dame News

Gary Lambert and Jennifer Tank The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) has honored two University of Notre Dame faculty members, Gary Lamberti and Jennifer Tank, from the Department of Biological Sciences, with the 2022 SFS Career Awards. Presented annually, the SFS Career Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of …

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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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Reviews | Madison Cawthorn’s ‘orgies’ show how right-wing politics can boomerang

What is important is the particular history offered by Cawthorn. It shows how far-right thought systems can boomerang those who try to benefit from the political energies they unleash – while staying away from their sources to avoid getting too tainted. hawthorn told a podcast host that “sexual perversion” in …

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How civil society is helping India recover, two years after lockdown

For two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down. While new cases and the death toll have fallen, India has yet to recover from the unprecedented disruption caused by the pandemic and the lockdown. The country has reported more than 43 million Covid cases and around 5,17,000 …

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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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Argentina commemorates 46th anniversary of US-backed civil-military coup : Peoples Dispatch

On March 24, hundreds of thousands of Argentines took to Plaza de Mayo and the surrounding streets of the capital Buenos Aires to commemorate the victims of the last dictatorship and demand justice for them. Photo: Leandro Mastronola / Emerging March 24, 2022 marked 46 years since the US-backed civilian-military …

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Worried about democracy? Pay attention to the states

Washington is obsessed with how many Republicans will vote for the eminently qualified Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown JacksonKetanji Brown JacksonSunday shows insight: US and allies increase pressure on Russia; Jackson undergoes confirmation hearings The Ginni Thomas Scripts: Does a Spouse’s Opinion Disqualify a Supreme Court Justice? Tears of Justice …

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The Sippican Historical Society is offering a scholarship

MARION – The Sippican Historical Society is seeking applicants for its annual Judith Westlund Rosbe History Fellowship. The scholarship was established to further the mission of the Sippican Historical Society: to preserve three centuries of unique Marion history and build community by fostering interest in its cultural and architectural heritage. …

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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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Law students praise Ketanji Brown Jackson’s assertiveness during Senate hearings | NPR News

When Justice Katanji Brown Jackson entered the Senate chamber this week to face questions about her desire to join the Supreme Court, she did so as the first black woman in the nation’s history to be nominated. at this post. For many black law students and professionals, including a group …

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Biden to visit Poland, a complex ally on Ukraine’s doorstep | world news

By VANESSA GERA, Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Joe Biden’s visit to Poland, his final stop in Europe this week, provides an opportunity to underline the United States’ commitment to protecting a key NATO member on the doorstep of the Ukraine, and to thank the Poles for their …

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