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Julie Bishop to quit politics at the next election -- politics live
During the last few weeks, I have had the opportunity to closely consider the future of the coalition government, and the pending general election. I have closely observed Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal National team in the Parliament, in Question Time, in the party room, in press con
Politics Now Impacts Dating
Being a liberal or a conservative could be a deal breaker when looking for love, according to author and online dating expert Julie Spira. Starting relationships use to come down to other factors such as what school you attended, using drugs, distance and location and religion. Those proved were som
Labour 's love lost : British politics
Seven parliamentarians have split from Britain’s opposition Labour party. That could change the calculus of Brexit, and just might be the nucleus of a new movement. There’s a little-noticed shift in the relationship between Islam and the West; a new generation is lighting the way. And our Russia edi
Fun government and politics events in Chicago this week
Looking to get involved in politics and government?. From a panel discussion on the first two years of the Trump presidency with journalists who cover the White Houseon to a conference on the Freedom of Information Act, here's a rundown of local events coming up in Chicago this week that will get yo
Former Israeli FM Tzipi Livni retires from politics
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni on Monday announced her retirement from politics, ending a 20-year career of a politician who was once a rising star, contender for prime minister and celebrity in international diplomatic circles.
PM playing politics with Qld floods : Labor
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been accused of playing politics over the Queensland floods as he turns his attention away from endangered pandas to dead cattle. While federal Labor pledged $1.3 million a year for another five years to keep Wang Wang and Fu Ni in Adelaide if it wins government, Mr
Women in politics making a splash
If you’re at all interested in watching women in politics, these past two weeks have been much like the Super Bowl, Grey Cup and Stanley Cup playoffs all rolled into one. It certainly has been, for a political junkie like me. And never before have I been so proud to see women taking centre stage as
Bullies in politics
Last week BuzzFeed and HuffPost published reports that Democratic senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is a serial office bully. According to multiple former staffers, Klobuchar sent haranguing, insulting emails to staffers in the middle of the night, threatened to fire people
On Feb. 24, the 91st Academy Awards will be happening in the heart of Hollywood at the Dolby Theater. What makes this Oscars so interesting is the way in which the Academy producers have tried make the awards apolitical, yet the films nominated and the behind-the-scenes backstabbing has created a po
Storytelling company hopes to unite people despite polar politics
NPR offshoot seeks honest conversation, understanding in divided America. Chelsea Aguilera never fully listened to her grandma’s stories growing up. Her raspy-voiced, gruff grandma used to sit in her garden, talking to plants, God and telling stories that Aguilera wishes she appreciated then.
Ringside Politics -- February 20th , 2019
Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere. 1) More and more coming out against Jussie Smollett. In 2007 he was arrested for lying to police, there is video evidence of him with the two brothers. Looking more and more like a hoax everyday. Police still waiting on him to return
EDITORIAL : No place for intolerance in W.Va . politics
West Virginia is making national headlines again, and it is still for the wrong reasons. Charles Dickens once wrote that we are all “fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.” This short passage, though originally part of a monologue about Christmasti
Claycord -- Talk About Local Politics
This special post is “Talk About LOCAL Politics”. Please use this post to talk about LOCAL politics, and keep state and national politics out of this thread. Thank you, and be kind to each other.
Shutdown : Anti-Trump politics in high gear
During the midterm election, Democrats downplayed impeachment and said they were going to reach across the aisle. It was total nonsense. They immediately filed articles of impeachment with no credible evidence, and they didn’t budge on border wall funding even though they provided billions for fenci
Southern Co. . CEO tells CNBC that utilities must run business independent of politics
Southern Co. CEO Thomas Fanning told a nationwide audience Wednesday morning that U.S. corporate tax cuts benefited not only the company’s bottom line but services to customers.
Digital Media and the Revenge of Politics
[Caveat lector: More so than usual, the following is an exercise in thinking out loud. I send it out into the ether to be battered into shape.]. Near the close of my last post, I wrote, “The arc of digital media is bending toward epistemic nihilism.”
Black Comedy : No Tears , Just Politics at Union Public Library Combines Comedy and Politics
(February 14, 2019) If you like to laugh as well as think critically about politics, come to a special event: Black Comedy: No Tears, Just Politics at Union Public Library. For many years, civil rights activists have used comedy to make their point and to facilitate social change. NYC stand-up comed
Kansas mayor hopes his path from prison to politics will inspire others to change their life
(ATCHISON, Kan.) A northeast Kansas man has shown how a person can drastically his change his life and make up for past mistakes. Leavenworth Mayor Jermaine Wilson has gone from prison to politics.
Russia to U.S. : Stay out of Venezuelan politics
Russia said on Tuesday it was ready to facilitate the start of dialogue between Venezuela’s government and opposition but warned the United States against intervening in Caracas’ internal affairs. Lisa Bernhard reports.
The DUP 's Brass Neck politics have worn thin
If you could bottle the Democratic Unionist Party's (DUP'S) chutzpah, you could solve the North's economic problems overnight. Just call it Brass Neck and watch it fly off the shelves.