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The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
2 weeks ago
Design

How artists are uniting to defeat Donald Trump at the polls

Art has the power to inspire activism and influence political movements. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Nicolle Wallace Suggests Trump Will Take Her off Air If He Wins in November: I Might Not Be Sitting Here'

MSNBC anchor suggests Trump could impact press's future in second term. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Left-Wing Authoritarians Shutting Down the Democratic Party

Pro-Palestinian activists disrupting Democratic events show an authoritarian culture's growth.
Democrats facing challenges dealing with disruptive activists potentially aiding Trump. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Real Reason RFK Jr. Called Biden a Worse Threat Than Trump

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is positioning himself as an independent candidate who sees threats to democracy from both major-party candidates.
Kennedy believes Biden is a bigger threat to democracy than Trump, citing censorship concerns. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
2 weeks ago
Design

How artists are uniting to defeat Donald Trump at the polls

Art has the power to inspire activism and influence political movements. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Nicolle Wallace Suggests Trump Will Take Her off Air If He Wins in November: I Might Not Be Sitting Here'

MSNBC anchor suggests Trump could impact press's future in second term. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Left-Wing Authoritarians Shutting Down the Democratic Party

Pro-Palestinian activists disrupting Democratic events show an authoritarian culture's growth.
Democrats facing challenges dealing with disruptive activists potentially aiding Trump. [ more ]
Intelligencer
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Real Reason RFK Jr. Called Biden a Worse Threat Than Trump

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is positioning himself as an independent candidate who sees threats to democracy from both major-party candidates.
Kennedy believes Biden is a bigger threat to democracy than Trump, citing censorship concerns. [ more ]
moreus-politics
#joe-biden
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Camp Calls Trump Convicted Felon' In First Fundraising Email After Bombshell Guilty Verdict Biden Calls Him This Guy'

President Biden's campaign referred to ex-President Trump as a convicted felon following the guilty verdict, emphasizing the importance of voting to keep him out of the Oval Office. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

That's Bullsh*t!' Lee Zeldin Rips Biden Statement on Trump Guilty Verdict

Zeldin criticizes Biden's statement on Trump's guilty verdict. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Slams Trump's Dangerous' Rhetoric: What Person Has Ever Said Anything Like This Stuff?'

President Joe Biden criticized Donald Trump for his remarks inciting retribution and lack of acceptance of election results. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

I'm Not Happy With The Choice': Bill Barr Explains Why He's Regretfully Supporting Trump Over Biden

Barr supports Trump over Biden, sees Biden's administration as a greater threat to democracy due to squelching opposition and freedom of speech. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

No, No, No Commercial Break Is When I Am Done with This': Fox's Jessica Tarlov Insists on Making Full Rebuttal to Conservative Co-Hosts

Jessica Tarlov defended her argument against accusations on Fox News.
Discussion on the effectiveness of President Joe Biden's strategy against Donald Trump. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Camp Calls Trump Convicted Felon' In First Fundraising Email After Bombshell Guilty Verdict Biden Calls Him This Guy'

President Biden's campaign referred to ex-President Trump as a convicted felon following the guilty verdict, emphasizing the importance of voting to keep him out of the Oval Office. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

That's Bullsh*t!' Lee Zeldin Rips Biden Statement on Trump Guilty Verdict

Zeldin criticizes Biden's statement on Trump's guilty verdict. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Slams Trump's Dangerous' Rhetoric: What Person Has Ever Said Anything Like This Stuff?'

President Joe Biden criticized Donald Trump for his remarks inciting retribution and lack of acceptance of election results. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

I'm Not Happy With The Choice': Bill Barr Explains Why He's Regretfully Supporting Trump Over Biden

Barr supports Trump over Biden, sees Biden's administration as a greater threat to democracy due to squelching opposition and freedom of speech. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

No, No, No Commercial Break Is When I Am Done with This': Fox's Jessica Tarlov Insists on Making Full Rebuttal to Conservative Co-Hosts

Jessica Tarlov defended her argument against accusations on Fox News.
Discussion on the effectiveness of President Joe Biden's strategy against Donald Trump. [ more ]
morejoe-biden
#european-parliament
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

People ask me to use another door': MEPs on bias, whiteness and rise of far right

The European parliament lacks diversity in reflecting Europe's population, impacting its democratic legitimacy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

MEPs urged to fight far right as they head home to campaign for European elections

European MEPs urged to fight far-right, disinformation, and promote democracy in upcoming elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

People ask me to use another door': MEPs on bias, whiteness and rise of far right

The European parliament lacks diversity in reflecting Europe's population, impacting its democratic legitimacy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

MEPs urged to fight far right as they head home to campaign for European elections

European MEPs urged to fight far-right, disinformation, and promote democracy in upcoming elections. [ more ]
moreeuropean-parliament
#donald-trump
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
US news

Perspective | Bless the Trump jury, not for the verdict but for their service

Jurors found Donald Trump guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Will You Accept the Election Results? Republicans Dodge the Question.

Leading Republicans refusing to commit to accepting election results signal potential challenges if their candidate loses. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Mika Brzezinski Offers the World Therapy with Hillary,' Asks Clinton How People Can Cope with Fear' of Trump

Hillary Clinton offers therapy session to cope with fear around Donald Trump and the upcoming election. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump's scattershot attacks on justice system are causing real damage

Verbal attacks by Donald Trump undermine the US justice system, democracy, and fuel threats and violence, while he continues to cast doubt on the electoral system. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
US Elections

A Failure of Imagination About Trump

American minds are not ready to think about how fast democracy could disintegrate. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Opinion | The Constitution Won't Save Us From Trump

The Constitution may not be enough to protect democracy from threats like Trump. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
US news

Perspective | Bless the Trump jury, not for the verdict but for their service

Jurors found Donald Trump guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records in the first degree. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Will You Accept the Election Results? Republicans Dodge the Question.

Leading Republicans refusing to commit to accepting election results signal potential challenges if their candidate loses. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Mika Brzezinski Offers the World Therapy with Hillary,' Asks Clinton How People Can Cope with Fear' of Trump

Hillary Clinton offers therapy session to cope with fear around Donald Trump and the upcoming election. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump's scattershot attacks on justice system are causing real damage

Verbal attacks by Donald Trump undermine the US justice system, democracy, and fuel threats and violence, while he continues to cast doubt on the electoral system. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
US Elections

A Failure of Imagination About Trump

American minds are not ready to think about how fast democracy could disintegrate. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Opinion | The Constitution Won't Save Us From Trump

The Constitution may not be enough to protect democracy from threats like Trump. [ more ]
moredonald-trump
#election
time.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Here Are the Split Reactions to Trump's Guilty Verdict

The verdict of former President Trump's Manhattan criminal trial prompted mixed reactions, emphasizing the importance of voting to keep him out of the Oval Office. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 weeks ago
US news

At Morehouse, Biden says dissent should be heard because democracy is 'still the way'

Black history is American history; democracy is essential for the future of the nation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

With an Eye to Black Voters, Biden to Address Graduates at Morehouse College

President Biden to deliver commencement speech at Morehouse College, emphasizing themes of freedom, democracy, and the importance of protecting democracy in the upcoming election. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Here Are the Split Reactions to Trump's Guilty Verdict

The verdict of former President Trump's Manhattan criminal trial prompted mixed reactions, emphasizing the importance of voting to keep him out of the Oval Office. [ more ]
www.npr.org
4 weeks ago
US news

At Morehouse, Biden says dissent should be heard because democracy is 'still the way'

Black history is American history; democracy is essential for the future of the nation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

With an Eye to Black Voters, Biden to Address Graduates at Morehouse College

President Biden to deliver commencement speech at Morehouse College, emphasizing themes of freedom, democracy, and the importance of protecting democracy in the upcoming election. [ more ]
moreelection
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Opinion | What if This Is Our Last Real Election?

Protesters criticize Biden for inaction on Gaza, risking election impact to promote change in US policy towards Israel and Palestine. [ more ]
#robert-f-kennedy-jr
The Atlantic
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

RFK Jr.'s Philosophy of Contradictions

Independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. brings a unique energy focused on mysticism rather than traditional policy slogans like Medicare for All. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Accuses Trump and Biden of Colluding' to Keep Him From Debates: They're Afraid I Would Win'

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. accuses Biden and Trump of colluding to keep him out of debates, citing fear of winning and undermining democracy. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

RFK Jr.'s Philosophy of Contradictions

Independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. brings a unique energy focused on mysticism rather than traditional policy slogans like Medicare for All. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Accuses Trump and Biden of Colluding' to Keep Him From Debates: They're Afraid I Would Win'

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. accuses Biden and Trump of colluding to keep him out of debates, citing fear of winning and undermining democracy. [ more ]
morerobert-f-kennedy-jr
#supreme-court
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Jill Biden Tells The View We Will Lose All of Our Rights' If Another Conservative Gets on Supreme Court

Citizens may lose rights with more conservative Supreme Court justices.
Jill Biden emphasizes the stark choice between her husband and Trump as good versus evil.
The importance of upcoming elections in determining the future path of democracy in the U.S. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
3 weeks ago
Law

Jamie Raskin Explains What America Could Do to Fix the Supreme Court

Democracy can repair the damage of a conservative supermajority believing itself above the law. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Law

A Supreme Court Justice Gave Us Alarming New Evidence That He's Living in MAGA World

Conservatives on the Supreme Court seem to support the idea of presidential immunity for Trump despite lack of constitutional basis. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Jill Biden Tells The View We Will Lose All of Our Rights' If Another Conservative Gets on Supreme Court

Citizens may lose rights with more conservative Supreme Court justices.
Jill Biden emphasizes the stark choice between her husband and Trump as good versus evil.
The importance of upcoming elections in determining the future path of democracy in the U.S. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
3 weeks ago
Law

Jamie Raskin Explains What America Could Do to Fix the Supreme Court

Democracy can repair the damage of a conservative supermajority believing itself above the law. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Law

A Supreme Court Justice Gave Us Alarming New Evidence That He's Living in MAGA World

Conservatives on the Supreme Court seem to support the idea of presidential immunity for Trump despite lack of constitutional basis. [ more ]
moresupreme-court
#presidential-elections
www.dw.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

Venezuela disinvites EU election observers DW 05/29/2024

Venezuela rescinded EU observer invitation due to EU sanctions against the country. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

NYT Editor Slams Biden White House for Whining About Press: They Want to Be Covered By Pravda'

Quality media is essential for democracy by providing impartial information, not becoming a propaganda arm. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

Venezuela disinvites EU election observers DW 05/29/2024

Venezuela rescinded EU observer invitation due to EU sanctions against the country. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

NYT Editor Slams Biden White House for Whining About Press: They Want to Be Covered By Pravda'

Quality media is essential for democracy by providing impartial information, not becoming a propaganda arm. [ more ]
morepresidential-elections
#russia
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Europe news

Blinken Travels to Eastern Europe as Russia Presses War in Ukraine

Secretary of State Blinken to show U.S. support for Moldova against Russian threats by addressing democratic processes and energy independence. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

75 years of NATO: How is the military alliance faring? DW 04/04/2024

NATO is the oldest military alliance of democratic countries
NATO's expansion eastward and new memberships seek protection from Russia. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Europe news

Blinken Travels to Eastern Europe as Russia Presses War in Ukraine

Secretary of State Blinken to show U.S. support for Moldova against Russian threats by addressing democratic processes and energy independence. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

75 years of NATO: How is the military alliance faring? DW 04/04/2024

NATO is the oldest military alliance of democratic countries
NATO's expansion eastward and new memberships seek protection from Russia. [ more ]
morerussia
#trump-campaign
Axios
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden surrogates De Niro and Jan. 6 police officers hold press conference outside Trump trial

Biden campaign contrasts with Trump at press conference with De Niro and Jan. 6 police officers. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
US news

Eastman Is First Trump Ally Arraigned in Arizona Election Case

John Eastman, lawyer for Trump campaign, arraigned on state criminal charges in Arizona for helping Trump stay in power post-election loss. [ more ]
Axios
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden surrogates De Niro and Jan. 6 police officers hold press conference outside Trump trial

Biden campaign contrasts with Trump at press conference with De Niro and Jan. 6 police officers. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
US news

Eastman Is First Trump Ally Arraigned in Arizona Election Case

John Eastman, lawyer for Trump campaign, arraigned on state criminal charges in Arizona for helping Trump stay in power post-election loss. [ more ]
moretrump-campaign
#president-biden
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Marks Memorial Day With Message About Freedom as Trump Lashes Out

President Biden honored veterans as defenders of democracy at Arlington National Cemetery, contrasting sharply with Trump's incendiary Memorial Day message. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
4 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

The Trail of Broken Promises': Biden Recalls the Turmoil of Recent Years In Moving Graduation Speech About Loss and Hope

President Biden emphasizes the importance of resilience and community support during challenging times. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
US news

In Atlanta, Biden Warms Up His Pitch to Black Voters

President Biden emphasizes the threat of Donald Trump as an unstable force and urges Black voters to protect democracy. [ more ]
The Nation
1 month ago
London politics

If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange

President Biden praises free press but actions contradict rhetoric by imprisoning journalists like Assange and Khan. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden Calls On Press Corps to Rise Up to the Seriousness of the Moment' During Weighty Moment At Correspondents' Dinner

President Biden emphasizes the importance of the press in upholding democracy and calls for seriousness in reporting. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Marks Memorial Day With Message About Freedom as Trump Lashes Out

President Biden honored veterans as defenders of democracy at Arlington National Cemetery, contrasting sharply with Trump's incendiary Memorial Day message. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
4 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

The Trail of Broken Promises': Biden Recalls the Turmoil of Recent Years In Moving Graduation Speech About Loss and Hope

President Biden emphasizes the importance of resilience and community support during challenging times. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 weeks ago
US news

In Atlanta, Biden Warms Up His Pitch to Black Voters

President Biden emphasizes the threat of Donald Trump as an unstable force and urges Black voters to protect democracy. [ more ]
The Nation
1 month ago
London politics

If Joe Biden Really Wants to Celebrate Press Freedom, He Should Free Julian Assange

President Biden praises free press but actions contradict rhetoric by imprisoning journalists like Assange and Khan. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden Calls On Press Corps to Rise Up to the Seriousness of the Moment' During Weighty Moment At Correspondents' Dinner

President Biden emphasizes the importance of the press in upholding democracy and calls for seriousness in reporting. [ more ]
morepresident-biden
#franco-german-relations
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
France politics

France's Macron touts 'indispensable' ties on Germany visit DW 05/26/2024

Macron emphasizes the importance of Franco-German relations for Europe, highlighting unity and partnership. [ more ]
euronews
3 weeks ago
France politics

Macron to meet German president in first state visit in 24 years

The visit of French President Macron to Germany marks a significant diplomatic gesture symbolizing the strength of the Franco-German relationship. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
France politics

France's Macron touts 'indispensable' ties on Germany visit DW 05/26/2024

Macron emphasizes the importance of Franco-German relations for Europe, highlighting unity and partnership. [ more ]
euronews
3 weeks ago
France politics

Macron to meet German president in first state visit in 24 years

The visit of French President Macron to Germany marks a significant diplomatic gesture symbolizing the strength of the Franco-German relationship. [ more ]
morefranco-german-relations
#elections
www.npr.org
3 weeks ago
US news

What to know about South Africa's May 29 elections

South Africa's upcoming elections symbolize a shift from historical loyalty towards the ANC, indicating a potential pivotal change in the political landscape. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Indonesia's next president has a complicated history with the U.S.

Prabowo Subianto's presidency raises concerns about Indonesia's democratic values and his relationship with the United States. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 weeks ago
US news

What to know about South Africa's May 29 elections

South Africa's upcoming elections symbolize a shift from historical loyalty towards the ANC, indicating a potential pivotal change in the political landscape. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Indonesia's next president has a complicated history with the U.S.

Prabowo Subianto's presidency raises concerns about Indonesia's democratic values and his relationship with the United States. [ more ]
moreelections
#international-relations
The American Conservative
3 weeks ago
Right-wing politics

The 'Global Struggle For Democracy' is Nothing of the Sort

Falsity defines politics. [ more ]
www.theamericanconservative.com
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

The Real Stakes of Georgia's Foreign Agent Law

The Georgian parliament is considering a law to label certain organizations as foreign agents, causing controversy and international concern. [ more ]
The American Conservative
3 weeks ago
Right-wing politics

The 'Global Struggle For Democracy' is Nothing of the Sort

Falsity defines politics. [ more ]
www.theamericanconservative.com
1 month ago
Right-wing politics

The Real Stakes of Georgia's Foreign Agent Law

The Georgian parliament is considering a law to label certain organizations as foreign agents, causing controversy and international concern. [ more ]
moreinternational-relations
#georgia
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
EU data protection

US restricts visas for Georgia over foreign agent' bill

The US will impose visa restrictions and review relations with Georgia over a controversial foreign agent bill, targeting individuals undermining democracy. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Georgian parliament passes foreign agents' bill amid scuffles

The bill in Georgia requires organizations receiving significant foreign funding to register as foreign agents, sparking political turmoil and mass protests. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
EU data protection

Georgians protest against what they call 'the Russian law'

Critics fear Georgia's proposed foreign influence transparency law could undermine democracy and the country's EU aspirations. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Georgia: Thousands protest Russian-style 'foreign agent' law DW 04/16/2024

Georgia's ruling party proposes 'foreign agent' bill similar to Russia's, sparking protests and backlash. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Russian-style 'foreign agents' bill in Georgia just made a comeback

Georgians are facing a renewed struggle against a controversial 'foreign agents' law reintroduction by the ruling party.
The reintroduction of the law has sparked public protests and concerns about threats to democracy and European security in Georgia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
EU data protection

US restricts visas for Georgia over foreign agent' bill

The US will impose visa restrictions and review relations with Georgia over a controversial foreign agent bill, targeting individuals undermining democracy. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Georgian parliament passes foreign agents' bill amid scuffles

The bill in Georgia requires organizations receiving significant foreign funding to register as foreign agents, sparking political turmoil and mass protests. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
EU data protection

Georgians protest against what they call 'the Russian law'

Critics fear Georgia's proposed foreign influence transparency law could undermine democracy and the country's EU aspirations. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Georgia: Thousands protest Russian-style 'foreign agent' law DW 04/16/2024

Georgia's ruling party proposes 'foreign agent' bill similar to Russia's, sparking protests and backlash. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Russian-style 'foreign agents' bill in Georgia just made a comeback

Georgians are facing a renewed struggle against a controversial 'foreign agents' law reintroduction by the ruling party.
The reintroduction of the law has sparked public protests and concerns about threats to democracy and European security in Georgia. [ more ]
moregeorgia
AdExchanger
3 weeks ago
Marketing

Political Advertisers Promoted Polarization. Now We Need To Help Fix It | AdExchanger

The rise of disinformation and platform manipulation in political media poses a serious threat to democracy and public discourse. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Black Lives Matter

Close to a police state': campaign groups condemn UK report into protests

Protest groups criticized a report recommending increased surveillance and policing measures, fearing it could weaken democracy and lead to a police state. [ more ]
euronews
3 weeks ago
Europe news

In Europe, only local leadership will shed Soviet-era shackles

The war for a free society relies on local leaders' actions on the ground, not on Washington or Brussels. [ more ]
Portal
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Council of Europe adopts first international treaty on artificial intelligence

The Council of Europe adopted the first-ever international legally binding treaty for ensuring AI systems respect human rights, the rule of law, and democracy. [ more ]
#taiwan
euronews
3 weeks ago
World news

Taiwan's new president warns against China's annexation goals

China's ambitions to control Taiwan pose a threat to global security, even if Taiwan cooperates with Beijing's conditions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
World news

How will Taiwan's new leader shape relations with China? DW 05/20/2024

William Lai Ching-te sworn in as Taiwan's president, vows to defend island's democracy and calls on China to end military intimidation. [ more ]
euronews
3 weeks ago
World news

Taiwan's new president warns against China's annexation goals

China's ambitions to control Taiwan pose a threat to global security, even if Taiwan cooperates with Beijing's conditions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 weeks ago
World news

How will Taiwan's new leader shape relations with China? DW 05/20/2024

William Lai Ching-te sworn in as Taiwan's president, vows to defend island's democracy and calls on China to end military intimidation. [ more ]
moretaiwan
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Writing

The Great Wave by Michiko Kakutani review overcoming permacrisis'

Michiko Kakutani transitioned from being a renowned book critic to analyzing American public life, focusing on the challenges of democracy in the age of Trump. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Nobel Prize winner Maria Ressa, experts on democracy and AI to lead GlobalFact as keynote speakers - Poynter

Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize winner, to speak at GlobalFact 11, emphasizing the importance of freedom of expression and fact-checking in democracy. [ more ]
#community-engagement
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Study shows lack of trust among Hispanics in local English-language news organizations - Poynter

The decline of local newspapers creates news deserts, impacting democracy and accessibility of information for communities like Hispanics in Raleigh-Durham. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Deliverability

DOJ asks 40-year sentence for man who assaulted Nancy Pelosi's husband

Make the news worthwhile for your time. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Study shows lack of trust among Hispanics in local English-language news organizations - Poynter

The decline of local newspapers creates news deserts, impacting democracy and accessibility of information for communities like Hispanics in Raleigh-Durham. [ more ]
Axios
1 month ago
Deliverability

DOJ asks 40-year sentence for man who assaulted Nancy Pelosi's husband

Make the news worthwhile for your time. [ more ]
morecommunity-engagement
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU leaders condemn cowardly' shooting of Slovakian PM amid rise in attacks

EU leaders condemn violence in European politics after assassination attempt on Slovakian PM Robert Fico. [ more ]
#prime-minister
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Slovakia PM Robert Fico in life-threatening condition' after shooting

Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico is in a life-threatening condition after a shooting incident, as President Zuzana Caputova and other Western leaders condemn the attack. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Europe politics

Newly elected prime minister in Solomon Islands is likely to keep close China ties

Solomon Islands elected new Prime Minister Manele, signaling ongoing ties with China. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Slovakia PM Robert Fico in life-threatening condition' after shooting

Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico is in a life-threatening condition after a shooting incident, as President Zuzana Caputova and other Western leaders condemn the attack. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
Europe politics

Newly elected prime minister in Solomon Islands is likely to keep close China ties

Solomon Islands elected new Prime Minister Manele, signaling ongoing ties with China. [ more ]
moreprime-minister
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
France politics

France backs controversial New Caledonia vote changes amid continued unrest

France adopted reforms to expand electoral roll in New Caledonia amid violent unrest. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Thousands protest against foreign influence' bill in Georgia

Protesters in Tbilisi rally against a bill likened to Russian laws silencing dissent, fearing a return to Russian influence. [ more ]
#authoritarianism
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Election in Indonesia Presents a Challenge for the U.S.

Critics are concerned about Indonesia's President-elect Prabowo Subianto's potential impact on democracy. [ more ]
Raw Story - Celebrating 20 Years of Independent Journalism
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

'Very good for a startup': Trump scrambles to prop up Truth Social after stock stumbles

Election is a matter of national security due to Trump's threat
Deference to Trump not about politics but institutional failure of justice system. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Election in Indonesia Presents a Challenge for the U.S.

Critics are concerned about Indonesia's President-elect Prabowo Subianto's potential impact on democracy. [ more ]
Raw Story - Celebrating 20 Years of Independent Journalism
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

'Very good for a startup': Trump scrambles to prop up Truth Social after stock stumbles

Election is a matter of national security due to Trump's threat
Deference to Trump not about politics but institutional failure of justice system. [ more ]
moreauthoritarianism
Brooklyn Paper
1 month ago
Brooklyn

Kings County Supreme Court marks Law Day with insightful celebration * Brooklyn Paper

Law Day celebrates the rule of law in a democracy and aims to deepen understanding of the legal system. [ more ]
#political-violence
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Germany news

Another German politician is attacked as concerns rise over violence ahead of EU elections in June

The rising incidents of violent attacks on politicians in Germany are concerning, highlighting a threat to democracy and political stability. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Teenager turns himself in to police after attack on German lawmaker

Teenager turned himself in after attacking lawmaker in Germany, sparking concerns for democracy. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Germany's Scholz calls for unity against far-right after MEP seriously hurt

Chancellor Olaf Scholz urges unity against far-right activism after politician attacked while campaigning in Germany. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Germany news

Another German politician is attacked as concerns rise over violence ahead of EU elections in June

The rising incidents of violent attacks on politicians in Germany are concerning, highlighting a threat to democracy and political stability. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Teenager turns himself in to police after attack on German lawmaker

Teenager turned himself in after attacking lawmaker in Germany, sparking concerns for democracy. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Germany news

Germany's Scholz calls for unity against far-right after MEP seriously hurt

Chancellor Olaf Scholz urges unity against far-right activism after politician attacked while campaigning in Germany. [ more ]
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TechCrunch
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Microsoft and OpenAI launch $2M fund to counter election deepfakes | TechCrunch

Microsoft and OpenAI are establishing a $2 million fund to address the risks of AI and deepfakes in influencing voters and democracy. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Isolated From West, Putin Projects Domestic Power at Inauguration

Putin's inauguration portrayed his invasion of Ukraine as a religiously righteous mission, emphasizing his long-standing rule and Western dismissal of his election legitimacy. [ more ]
TNW | Sustainability
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

Humanity faces two existential crises - the climate crisis and AI. Can one help solve the other?

EU and UK have contrasting regulations on AI development: EU's risk-based legislation vs. British approach fitting AI companies into existing tech laws. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London politics

England's metro mayors make a farce of local democracy. They must be scrapped | Simon Jenkins

Metro mayorships are artificial and confusing, should be replaced by properly elected mayors for towns and cities. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Europe news

Democracy Is Losing the Propaganda War

Autocrats are collaborating to undermine liberalism globally. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Local elections 2024: The best dogs spotted at polling stations

Dogs at polling stations have become a popular trend during elections, showcasing their patience and support for democracy. [ more ]
#slovakia
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Slovakia's opposition hopes European vote will put brakes on populist PM

Slovakia's opposition is striving to preserve democracy amidst concerns of eroding rule of law under Prime Minister Fico's government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Slovakia: pro-western diplomat contests Russia-friendly politician for presidency

Slovakia's presidential runoff features a pro-western diplomat against a politician accused of Russia-friendly positions.
The election is crucial for safeguarding Slovakia's democracy against potential backsliding and autocratisation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Slovakia's opposition hopes European vote will put brakes on populist PM

Slovakia's opposition is striving to preserve democracy amidst concerns of eroding rule of law under Prime Minister Fico's government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Slovakia: pro-western diplomat contests Russia-friendly politician for presidency

Slovakia's presidential runoff features a pro-western diplomat against a politician accused of Russia-friendly positions.
The election is crucial for safeguarding Slovakia's democracy against potential backsliding and autocratisation. [ more ]
moreslovakia
#election-integrity
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Trump, Repeating 2020 Election Lies, Will Not Commit to Accepting 2024 Results

Former President Trump refuses to commit to accepting election results and continues to spread falsehoods about the 2020 election. [ more ]
San Jose Inside
1 month ago
JavaScript

Sam Liccardo: It's The Counting

Every vote counts, election officials' diligence crucial, respect election results, and implement automatic recounts in close elections. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

Trump, Repeating 2020 Election Lies, Will Not Commit to Accepting 2024 Results

Former President Trump refuses to commit to accepting election results and continues to spread falsehoods about the 2020 election. [ more ]
San Jose Inside
1 month ago
JavaScript

Sam Liccardo: It's The Counting

Every vote counts, election officials' diligence crucial, respect election results, and implement automatic recounts in close elections. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Europe live: European Commission presidential candidates battle it out in Maastricht debate

Key decision-makers influencing European Commission presidency decisions. [ more ]
#trump
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Praise for decency and a presidential plea highlight White House Correspondents' Association Dinner - Poynter

Biden emphasizes the importance of journalism and calls out Trump's attacks on the press. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

CNN's Kaitlan Collins Pounds Bill Barr In Epic Smackdown Over Barr Calling Biden Greater Threat' Than Trump

Kaitlan Collins challenged Bill Barr's claim that Biden is a greater threat to democracy than Trump on CNN's The Source. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump Attorney Accuses Democrats of Doing Very Thing His Client Did: Abuse the Power of Your Office' to Interfere with A Free and Fair Election'

Democrats accused of interfering in the election by Trump's attorney. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Fox's Harris Faulkner Reminds Co-Hosts That Trump Skipped Debates During Segment Ripping Biden for Not Committing to Them

Trump skipped Republican primary debates in 2024 cycle, creating a precedent.
Media suggests Biden may avoid debating Trump; importance of debates in democracy highlighted. [ more ]
Poynter
1 month ago
Media industry

Praise for decency and a presidential plea highlight White House Correspondents' Association Dinner - Poynter

Biden emphasizes the importance of journalism and calls out Trump's attacks on the press. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

CNN's Kaitlan Collins Pounds Bill Barr In Epic Smackdown Over Barr Calling Biden Greater Threat' Than Trump

Kaitlan Collins challenged Bill Barr's claim that Biden is a greater threat to democracy than Trump on CNN's The Source. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Trump Attorney Accuses Democrats of Doing Very Thing His Client Did: Abuse the Power of Your Office' to Interfere with A Free and Fair Election'

Democrats accused of interfering in the election by Trump's attorney. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 months ago
Left-wing politics

Fox's Harris Faulkner Reminds Co-Hosts That Trump Skipped Debates During Segment Ripping Biden for Not Committing to Them

Trump skipped Republican primary debates in 2024 cycle, creating a precedent.
Media suggests Biden may avoid debating Trump; importance of debates in democracy highlighted. [ more ]
moretrump
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
JavaScript

Opinion | Justice Alito Is Holding Trump to a Different Standard

Presidents need to be above the law to ensure peaceful transitions of power after losing elections.
Historically, defeated incumbents willingly left office without incident, showing respect for the democratic process. [ more ]
The Nation
1 month ago
Media industry

Hail, Columbia!

Independent journalism needs support from readers to continue publishing incisive and important stories. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Writing

Catch Ari Berman, Renee Watson at Brooklyn Public Library's Free Author Talk Series

The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a series of author talks, including discussions on democracy, sisterhood, and survival. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Black Lives Matter

After Apartheid

South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy has not fully delivered economic equality for Black communities. [ more ]
#european-parliament-elections
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Ahead of EU elections, is the bloc ready to ward off spies? DW 04/25/2024

Recent suspected espionage cases add to existing foreign influence scandals involving EU parliamentarians, raising concerns about public confidence in the European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Germany arrests far-right MEP's aide amid suspicions of spying for China

Worries over potential election interference as European Parliament candidate's aide is arrested for spying for China. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Ahead of EU elections, is the bloc ready to ward off spies? DW 04/25/2024

Recent suspected espionage cases add to existing foreign influence scandals involving EU parliamentarians, raising concerns about public confidence in the European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Germany arrests far-right MEP's aide amid suspicions of spying for China

Worries over potential election interference as European Parliament candidate's aide is arrested for spying for China. [ more ]
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Washington Post
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

AI deepfakes threaten to upend global elections. No one can stop them.

AI-powered media is being used unethically in political campaigns, impacting democratic processes globally. [ more ]
#journalism
BKReader
1 month ago
Media industry

New York Local News Orgs to Get Tax Break, First in Nation

Local news organizations in New York are set to receive tax breaks to support the employment of journalists, highlighting the importance of independent journalism for democracy. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
2 months ago
Media industry

Wagner Moura Is Still Holding On To Hope | Interviews | Roger Ebert

The importance of journalism as a pillar of democracy.
The portrayal of war journalists, their perspectives, and the challenges they face. [ more ]
BKReader
1 month ago
Media industry

New York Local News Orgs to Get Tax Break, First in Nation

Local news organizations in New York are set to receive tax breaks to support the employment of journalists, highlighting the importance of independent journalism for democracy. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
2 months ago
Media industry

Wagner Moura Is Still Holding On To Hope | Interviews | Roger Ebert

The importance of journalism as a pillar of democracy.
The portrayal of war journalists, their perspectives, and the challenges they face. [ more ]
morejournalism
www.latimes.com
1 month ago
Media industry

Editorial: Google's hardball tactics against California news outlets show why it should be regulated

Google's recent actions potentially threaten independent news outlets by hinting at their power over search engine results. [ more ]
emptywheel
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

The Varieties Of Activist Judges - emptywheel

The Warren Court's decisions aimed to expand democracy and protect individual rights, which conservatives opposed due to disrupting the status quo of suppressing marginalized groups. [ more ]
#conspiracy-theories
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Marketing

The Jews Aren't Taking Away TikTok

Conspiracy theories threaten democracy by distorting factual information. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

Germany probes at least 400 police over far-right views DW 04/04/2024

Over 400 German police officers are under investigation for right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideologies.
These extremist ideologies within police ranks pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law in Germany. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Marketing

The Jews Aren't Taking Away TikTok

Conspiracy theories threaten democracy by distorting factual information. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Germany news

Germany probes at least 400 police over far-right views DW 04/04/2024

Over 400 German police officers are under investigation for right-wing extremist or conspiracist ideologies.
These extremist ideologies within police ranks pose a threat to democracy and the rule of law in Germany. [ more ]
moreconspiracy-theories
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

Google begins removing California news from search in response to Journalism Preservation Act

The California Journalism Prevention Act (AB 886) would require tech giants to pay a journalism usage fee for sharing content on their platforms. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Kara-Murza's wife says dream of a democratic Russia lives on DW 04/10/2024

Evgenia Kara-Murza advocates for jailed Kremlin opponents, like her husband, to not be forgotten, aiming to shape a future democratic Russia.
Solitary confinement is a harsh reality for Kremlin critics like Vladimir Kara-Murza, with limited human contact and severe living conditions. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
EU data protection

Is the credibility of the European institutions at stake?

European institutions facing credibility issues due to corruption scandals and doubts about upholding democratic values.
Efforts to address reputation issues through an ethics body and rule changes are deemed insufficient by experts. [ more ]
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