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No-Confidence Survivor: Theresa May and Brexit

January 18, 2019           |                                       

Theresa May’s prime ministership remains one of torment, drawn out, and weakened daily. But does it really matter? If it is true to claim that people deserve the government they elect, then there is something madly representative of the debacle of May’s leadership, one where problems are sought for any possible solutions. Steering through the […]

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Fintan O’Toole, Lesley Riddoch and Anthony Barnett grapple with the ‘Strange passions of Brexit’. [embedded content] Many outside the UK are baffled by what is going on with Brexit and the cultural implosion that seems to be taking place. This short discussion may help. It is not about policy – instead it addresses the strucure […]

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A page turning murder mystery set in Cape Verdean community midst the Vietnam War and war against The Black Panthers by writer, scholar and author, Bill Fletcher, Jr. The post The Man Who Fell From The Sky: Is Revenge Justified Against Racist Murder? appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Kyiv Court: Lawmaker's Release Of Manafort Documents Interfered In U.S. Election

December 12, 2018           |                                       

A Kyiv court said that a Ukrainian lawmaker and a top anticorruption official’s decision in 2016 to publish documents linked to President Donald Trump’s then-campaign chairman amounted to interference in the U.S. presidential election The December 11 finding came in response to a complaint filed by another Ukrainian lawmaker, who alleged that Serhiy Leshchenko and […]

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BURLINGTON—On the third and final day of The Sanders Institute Gathering on Saturday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) led a panel of experts and advocates to discuss the crisis of, the solutions to, he says, “that gets far too little discussion”: the nation’s housing crisis. In an era of unaffordable housing, gentrification, and discriminatory housing policies, […]

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Sanitation Salvage, Troubled Garbage Hauler, Surrenders Operating License

November 27, 2018           |                                       

Sanitation Salvage, the embattled private trash hauler recently suspended from operations by New York City regulators, has decided to surrender its operating license. In a letter sent to city regulators Tuesday, lawyers for Sanitation Salvage said the company would cease operations “forthwith.” Officials at the Business Integrity Commission, or BIC, the city agency charged with […]

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We must not replace misleading and dehumanising portraits of migration with mono-dimensional accounts of vulnerability and victimhood, which paradoxically continue to set those on the move apart from us. Small migrant camp set up in woodland in Calais in October 2017, one year on from the demolition of The Jungle where 8,000 migrants lived. Joe […]

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Pakistani Islamists To End Protests After Deal With Government

November 2, 2018           |                                       

A Pakistani Islamist party says it will call off protests over the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case, after the party reached a deal with the government on November 2. Under the agreement, the government agreed to bar Asia Bibi, who has been on death row since 2010, from leaving the country. […]

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1. Republican activist Jacob Wohl allegedly set up a phony company called “Surefire Intelligence,” charged with paying supposed women victims of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to allege sexual abuse. Wohl used his own email address to set up the site, and give his mother’s telephone number as the contact. Anonymizing is difficult on the Web, […]

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There’s a really funny line in Rosalind Helderman’s profile of Rob Goldstone in conjunction with the release of his book. First, Helderman comically asserts that Goldman — who did an interview for a long piece in the British Times that helped witnesses coordinate their stories last November — kept his mouth shut about his testimony. […]

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