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<!– –> Jaime Harrison, former Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Already backed by fundraising money from lobbyists and foreign agents, a former Podesta Group lobbyist launched his campaign to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on May 29. Jaime Harrison, a longtime revolving door member with a lengthy lobbying history, […]

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What follows is a conversation between professor Leo Panitch and Greg Wilpert of the Real News Network. Read a transcript of their conversation below or watch the video at the bottom of the post. GREG WILPERT It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. It’s official: Theresa May is stepping down as […]

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Ukrainian Lawmakers Refuse To Dismiss PM Hroysman

May 30, 2019           |                                       

KYIV — Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has rejected Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman’s resignation after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on May 20 called on the government to step down. Only 97 lawmakers voted on May 30 in favor of Hroysman’s resignation — far short of the 226 votes needed to accept Hroysman’s resignation. The vote came […]

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Tips for publishing something new every day, and approaching your progression as a writer with kindness rather than judgement. I’m Furaha Asani—a researcher with a PhD, a teacher, a mental health advocate, a writer, and an unpaid opinion-holder on social media. As 2015 was drawing to a close, I decided to give myself a challenge […]

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Weld Says He Is Seeking GOP Nomination for President in 2020

April 15, 2019           |                                       

BOSTON—Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld says he is seeking the Republican nomination against President Donald Trump in 2020. Weld said Monday in announcing his candidacy that “it is time to return to the principles of Lincoln — equality, dignity and opportunity for all.” He said, in his words, “There is no greater cause on earth […]

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This February saw the first ever UK youth climate strikes. Thousands of schoolchildren left classes to protest government inaction on the climate crisis. They will continue to do so this month at the global strike on March 15th. What is unique about these protests, and what can they tell us about the future of environmental […]

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February 18, 2019           |                                       

openDemocracy is an independent, non-profit global media outlet, covering world affairs, ideas and culture, which seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across the world. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

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February 17, 2019           |                                       

openDemocracy is an independent, non-profit global media outlet, covering world affairs, ideas and culture, which seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across the world. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

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February 16, 2019           |                                       

openDemocracy is an independent, non-profit global media outlet, covering world affairs, ideas and culture, which seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across the world. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

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February 15, 2019           |                                       

openDemocracy is an independent, non-profit global media outlet, covering world affairs, ideas and culture, which seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across the world. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

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February 14, 2019           |                                       

openDemocracy is an independent, non-profit global media outlet, covering world affairs, ideas and culture, which seeks to challenge power and encourage democratic debate across the world. We publish high-quality investigative reporting and analysis; we train and mentor journalists and wider civil society; we publish in Russian, Arabic, Spanish and Portuguese and English.

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