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  • Gianni Infantino’s New FIFA: Courting Donald Trump And Chatting To William Barr Under The Shadow Of A Swiss Investigation 18 Sep 2020 19:10 Forbes FIFA president Gianni Infantino speaks as President Donald Trump listens on the South Lawn of the ... [+] White House, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ASSOCIATED PRESS This time there was no buzz, no local hospitality to …
  • Facebook Versus Democracy 18 Sep 2020 18:25 The Nation Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks via video conference during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on Online Platforms and Market Power in the Rayburn House office on July 29, 2020, on Capitol Hill. ( …
  • African Action Congress Asks Members To Boycott Edo Election Over Exclusion Of Candidate From Poll - SaharaReporters.com 18 Sep 2020 18:22 Google News The African Action Congress has said members of the party will not be participating in the Edo State governorship election in protest of the exclusion of the party’s candidate from the ballot. The Independent National Electoral Commission had removed the …
  • Pan-African Leaders, Advocates To Converge For ‘Women And Youth In Governance And Politics’ 18 Sep 2020 17:57 Africa.com We are currently in an era where everyone is becoming more aware of the imbalance and segregation that exists in various sectors of the world, especially in the areas of politics and governance. Fueled by the desire to balance the scales The Winhin Jemide …
  • Book World: From a Washington Post editor, historic stories... 18 Sep 2020 17:48 SF Gate - California All About the Story All About the Story Photo: PublicAffairs, Handout Photo: PublicAffairs, Handout All About the Story All About the Story Photo: PublicAffairs, Handout Book World: From a Washington Post editor, historic stories and good gossip All About …
  • Despite Trump's warnings, women in suburbia don’t seem too worried about its destruction 18 Sep 2020 16:28 The Boston Globe - Massachusetts President Donald Trump’s effort to court suburban women by promising to protect their neighborhoods is encountering one sizable hitch: Most suburban women say their neighborhoods aren’t particularly under threat. At least, not in the ways the president has …
  • Ten Elections to Watch in 2020 - Council on Foreign Relations 18 Sep 2020 15:46 Taipei News.net Millions of people around the world voted in 2019. Nigerians opted for the tried and true when they reelected Muhammadu Buhari, as did Canadians in reelecting Justin Trudeau. Ukrainians opted for a fresh face when they elected Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a …
  • September 14, 2001: The Day America Became Israel 18 Sep 2020 15:24 Antiwar.com This article is dedicated to the memory of an activist, inspiration, and recent friend: Kevin Zeese. Its scope, sweep, and ambition are meant to match that of Kevin’s outsized influence. At that, it must inevitably fail – and its shortfalls are mine alone. …
  • No TV ads, no presidential visits. Virginia’s era as a swing state appears to be over. 18 Sep 2020 14:28 The Washington Post But Virginia isn’t getting the swing-state treatment this time around. As in-person early voting got underway Friday, President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden were dark on broadcast television. Super PACs were clogging somebody else’s airwaves. …
  • Electionland 2020: USPS Mailers, Pandemic Voting, Get Out the Vote Efforts and More 18 Sep 2020 13:39 ProPublica This week’s headlines on making a voting plan, the mail ballot supply chain and election litigation. New From ProPublica No Democrats Allowed: A Conservative Lawyer Holds Secret Voter Fraud Meetings With State Election Officials The Heritage Foundation’s …
  • Tributes pour in for ANC’s Songezo Mjongile 18 Sep 2020 13:33 News (South Africa) Songezo Mjongile (Archive) Tributes are pouring in for former ANC Western Cape provincial secretary Songezo Mjongile who died.  He announced in April that he had been diagnosed with colon cancer.  His death on Thursday came as a shock to friends and fellow …
  • Loud and proud: the new sound of Indigenous music 18 Sep 2020 13:24 WAtoday "I was aware of the place," she says. "It was quite strange going to school and not really talking about Aboriginal history, and then having people do school projects on a place your family lived." Power and Skye’s stories, decades and …
  • Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip 18 Sep 2020 12:36 The Washington Post “All About the Story: News, Power, Politics, and The Washington Post” is written with history in mind, and Downie’s role in bringing it to life for readers. From his account of Watergate and his riveting timeline of the Jonestown massacre to his …
  • We're still Zanu-PF, says G40 18 Sep 2020 12:09 Bulawayo 24 News EXILED members of the Zanu-PF's G40 faction have said they are still Zanu-PF members and are fighting tirelessly to force the ruling Zanu-PF party to return to constitutionalism, accusing President Emmerson Mnangagwa of fraudulently "shooting his …
  • Betsy DeVos' Big Idea: Funding students, rather than systems for school choice 18 Sep 2020 11:07 FOX News Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shares her ideas on giving students the ability to choose schools. The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and figures to discuss their moonshot — what’s the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag …

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