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Last-Minute Tips for Figuring Out Your Ballot and Making Sure You Can Vote

October 31, 2018           |                                       

The U.S. Postal Service only allows this logo on materials sent by authorized election officials. It can not be used for political purposes by campaigns. (And please know that your elections office won’t leave official information on your car windshield or make robocalls.) If you are still waiting in line when the polls close… The […]

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Heavily damaged buildings in Sur’s restricted area in Diyarbakir, Turkey on 19/4/16. Uygar Onder Simsek/ Press Association. All rights reserved. Kadikoy, Istanbul: Anna Rebrii (AR): What were your expectations for these elections and were they met? Sibel Guler (SG): Actually, we did not have big expectations, but we intended to pass the threshold because it […]

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Wearing a t-shirt that read “White Supremacy Is Terrorism,” Therese Patricia Okoumou, the dauntless 44-year-old immigrant from Democratic Republic of Congo who scaled the Statue of Liberty in a July 4th protest against the current regime’s barbaric immigration policies, was released from custody Thursday without bail. A member of the group “Rise and Resist” which […]

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Gandhi during the Salt March, March 1930. Credit: Yann via Wikimedia Commons. CC0 Public Domain. Once again I’m thinking back to the 16th of February 2003. By that time, my own experiments with nonviolence had formed my lukewarm (at best) opinion of the marches and rallies currently in fashion. But February 16th was not a […]

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There’s lessons to be learned on populism from new initiatives in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. CC BY-NC 2.0 Dr Case / Flickr. Some rights reserved.The growing tide of populism in the west is a symptom of failing representative democracy. Current political systems increasingly struggle to translate popular preferences into public policies. The crisis of democracy […]

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