“Political uncertainty” as Hong Kong union closes

Hong Kong’s largest independent union has been dissolved, raising concerns over space for civil society groups as a national security law stifles dissent in the global financial hub. Members of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) voted in favor of the dissolution because “political uncertainty” made the prosecution …

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Jon Stewart’s back. Here’s why we should care.

When Stewart took over from ousted bro-caster Craig Kilborn as host of the “Daily Show” in 1999, it was a much needed injection of Gen-X caustic spirit. The host winked with his audience to the post-Cold War absurdity, the Clinton-era imperium, his bow-tied Thunderdome, Gore, and the testimony of the …

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Say no to armed militias and warlords | My opinion

Raúl Torrez, district attorney for New Mexico’s 2nd Judicial District (including Albuquerque and Bernalillo County), recently won a huge victory for the rule of law and against the functioning of armed militias and local warlords in New Mexico. -Mexico. Last summer, the New Mexico Civil Guard, a right-wing armed militia, …

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Children’s Home Society adds new playground equipment

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – When children are placed in the foster care system, it can be difficult for them to adjust. While social workers do their best to find them a home, they also strive to create a child-friendly environment. With a few helping hands and a little elbow grease, …

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Is Letitia James running for governor of New York?

“A number of people approached me for a higher position,” she said, although she repeatedly insisted that she was focusing on her current job. But when asked to characterize these conversations, Ms. James did not hesitate. “That I should consider it because of my leadership, my ability to speak the …

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