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euronews
1 month ago
Europe politics

Venezuela revokes invitation to EU observers for July election

Maduro's regime faces international sanctions due to political opposition intolerance. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Business

The Delivery Business Shows Why Unions Are Struggling to Expand

Labor unions face challenges in increasing membership despite public support and recent wins in negotiations. [ more ]
BBC News
2 months ago
London politics

London Mayor to 'double down not back down' on climate plan

London's Mayor Khan leads in climate action despite political opposition. [ more ]
Document Journal
2 months ago
Writing

Inside the secret libidinal archive of George Platt Lynes

Director Sam Shahid explores George Platt Lynes' underrecognized homoerotic male nudes in 'Hidden Master'. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 months ago
Education

VCU, GMU won't require DEI classes after Youngkin's review

Undergraduate diversity-themed coursework mandates in public Virginia universities faced opposition from Republican governor, leading to the mandates being removed before implementation. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
Germany news

German court backs intelligence agency's designation of far-right party as suspected extremist case

Domestic intelligence agency justified in designating far-right Alternative for Germany as extremist case. [ more ]
#legislation
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Medicine

Steve Chapman: Here's why we shouldn't deprive transgender kids of medical options

Access to gender-affirming care for transgender individuals is under threat in multiple states.
Political figures and legislators are increasingly enacting bans on gender-affirming medical intervention for minors. [ more ]
BBC News
6 months ago
EU data protection

Tory group of MPs aim to force changes to Rwanda Bill

Conservative MPs led by former immigration minister Robert Jenrick plan to force changes to the government's Rwanda Bill.
The amendments aim to strengthen the law and prevent people smuggling into the UK via small boats. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
5 months ago
Medicine

Steve Chapman: Here's why we shouldn't deprive transgender kids of medical options

Access to gender-affirming care for transgender individuals is under threat in multiple states.
Political figures and legislators are increasingly enacting bans on gender-affirming medical intervention for minors. [ more ]
BBC News
6 months ago
EU data protection

Tory group of MPs aim to force changes to Rwanda Bill

Conservative MPs led by former immigration minister Robert Jenrick plan to force changes to the government's Rwanda Bill.
The amendments aim to strengthen the law and prevent people smuggling into the UK via small boats. [ more ]
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#vladimir-putin
time.com
2 months ago
Europe news

U.S. Intelligence Finds No Smoking Gun' That Putin Ordered the Death of Navalny

U.S. intelligence officials believe Putin wasn't directly involved in Navalny's death. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Putin strengthens power after Russia's farce election: We have grandiose plans'

Putin commented on Navalny's death as 'That's life,' showing indifference.
Putin claimed a landslide victory in an election void of real opposition, emphasizing public support for his plans. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Protestors defy Putin as leader heads for predictable landslide win

Putin likely to lead Russia for another six years
Election lacked real alternatives and faced limited monitoring [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Russians vote in an election that holds little suspense

Vladimir Putin will likely extend his rule by six years through an election with limited opposition.
The election lacks true monitoring and includes candidates aiding the Kremlin, raising concerns about fairness. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Russians turn out to bury Alexei Navalny, as police try to keep them away

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's funeral drew thousands of supporters despite security presence.
Navalny's death sparked accusations of murder against Putin from his widow, Yulia Navalnaya, and Western leaders. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Putin killed Alexei Navalny, but it will be harder to kill a movement

Russia's dictator, Vladimir Putin, is believed to have had Alexei Navalny tortured to death in a prison camp in the Arctic north.
Navalny was a prominent political opponent of Putin and gained popularity through his anti-corruption activism. [ more ]
time.com
2 months ago
Europe news

U.S. Intelligence Finds No Smoking Gun' That Putin Ordered the Death of Navalny

U.S. intelligence officials believe Putin wasn't directly involved in Navalny's death. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Putin strengthens power after Russia's farce election: We have grandiose plans'

Putin commented on Navalny's death as 'That's life,' showing indifference.
Putin claimed a landslide victory in an election void of real opposition, emphasizing public support for his plans. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Protestors defy Putin as leader heads for predictable landslide win

Putin likely to lead Russia for another six years
Election lacked real alternatives and faced limited monitoring [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Russians vote in an election that holds little suspense

Vladimir Putin will likely extend his rule by six years through an election with limited opposition.
The election lacks true monitoring and includes candidates aiding the Kremlin, raising concerns about fairness. [ more ]
Washington Post
4 months ago
Europe news

Russians turn out to bury Alexei Navalny, as police try to keep them away

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's funeral drew thousands of supporters despite security presence.
Navalny's death sparked accusations of murder against Putin from his widow, Yulia Navalnaya, and Western leaders. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Putin killed Alexei Navalny, but it will be harder to kill a movement

Russia's dictator, Vladimir Putin, is believed to have had Alexei Navalny tortured to death in a prison camp in the Arctic north.
Navalny was a prominent political opponent of Putin and gained popularity through his anti-corruption activism. [ more ]
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Washington Post
3 months ago
Europe news

Analysis | Ukraine will get its U.S. funding. But can that turn the tide?

The Senate is expected to pass a bill granting Ukraine $61 billion in military aid after bipartisan vote in the House. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Tory MP slams LGBTQ+ school schemes saying it's 'disturbing' to ask kids if they're gay

Claiming it is disturbing to ask children about their sexual orientation in LGBTQ+ inclusivity schemes. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Opposition to Muslim Judicial Nominee Leaves Biden With a Tough Choice

President Biden's nominee for a federal appeals court judgeship, Adeel Mangi, is facing opposition, risking losing the opportunity to fill the crucial post before November elections.
The nomination process for Mangi highlights the challenges of diversity and bias in the judiciary, as he is targeted for his religion amid accusations by Republicans. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
3 months ago
Canada news

'It has to go': Ontario premier slams federal carbon tax hike | CBC News

Premier Doug Ford strongly opposes the federal carbon tax hike.
Ford emphasizes the burden of the carbon tax on Ontario businesses and agricultural organizations. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
NYC politics

Lawmakers reject NYC Mayor Eric Adams' bid for mayoral control extension

Albany lawmakers exclude extension of mayoral control from budget proposals, opposing Mayor Adams.
NYC teachers' union opposes mayoral control, emphasizing the importance of teachers in education decisions. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

California's Julie Su up for Labor secretary confirmation again

Julie Su's nomination for Labor Department leadership faces Senate vote amid political opposition.
Julie Su's past work in California labor policies fuels criticisms from Republicans and support from Democrats. [ more ]
#russia
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: US to impose more sanctions on Russia DW 02/23/2024

The US plans extensive sanctions against entities involved in Russia's military actions.
This sanction package targets Russia, its supporters, and military activities. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

How are Russians reacting to Alexei Navalny's death? DW 02/17/2024

Public mourning for Alexei Navalny's death in Russia despite dangers
Kremlin's response to Navalny's death highlights tension and criticism from abroad [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Aleksei Navalny, Russian Opposition Leader, Dies in Prison at 47

Aleksei Navalny, a prominent opposition leader in Russia, has died in prison at the age of 47.
Navalny had been serving multiple prison sentences and his death is believed to be a result of mistreatment and negligence. [ more ]
www.npr.org
7 months ago
Europe news

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has gone missing, his spokesperson says

Alexei Navalny's lawyers are unable to confirm his whereabouts for nearly a week, raising concerns for his health and safety.
Navalny failed to appear at recent court hearings due to a supposed 'power outage' at the prison colony. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: US to impose more sanctions on Russia DW 02/23/2024

The US plans extensive sanctions against entities involved in Russia's military actions.
This sanction package targets Russia, its supporters, and military activities. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

How are Russians reacting to Alexei Navalny's death? DW 02/17/2024

Public mourning for Alexei Navalny's death in Russia despite dangers
Kremlin's response to Navalny's death highlights tension and criticism from abroad [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Aleksei Navalny, Russian Opposition Leader, Dies in Prison at 47

Aleksei Navalny, a prominent opposition leader in Russia, has died in prison at the age of 47.
Navalny had been serving multiple prison sentences and his death is believed to be a result of mistreatment and negligence. [ more ]
www.npr.org
7 months ago
Europe news

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has gone missing, his spokesperson says

Alexei Navalny's lawyers are unable to confirm his whereabouts for nearly a week, raising concerns for his health and safety.
Navalny failed to appear at recent court hearings due to a supposed 'power outage' at the prison colony. [ more ]
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#alexei-navalny
Axios
5 months ago
Europe news

How Navalny became Putin's biggest political foe and an advocate for a "normal" Russia

Navalny suddenly died in the Arctic penal colony where he was transferred in December
His representatives believe he was killed in prison [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Alexei Navalny dies in jail, Russian prison service says DW 02/16/2024

Alexei Navalny has died in prison after feeling unwell and losing consciousness.
Navalny was a prominent opposition figure in Russia, known for calling out corruption in the Kremlin and leading anti-government protests. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Europe news

How Navalny became Putin's biggest political foe and an advocate for a "normal" Russia

Navalny suddenly died in the Arctic penal colony where he was transferred in December
His representatives believe he was killed in prison [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Alexei Navalny dies in jail, Russian prison service says DW 02/16/2024

Alexei Navalny has died in prison after feeling unwell and losing consciousness.
Navalny was a prominent opposition figure in Russia, known for calling out corruption in the Kremlin and leading anti-government protests. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
New York City

They're Starting a New York Housing League.' NIMBYs Not Allowed.

New York City politicians Antonio Reynoso and Erik Bottcher are forming a league to welcome development and counter opposition to it.
The league aims to address the housing crisis in the city, which has created a shortage of homes, driving up rents and home prices.
The group's structure and specifics will be discussed in a closed-door gathering in March. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
EU data protection

UK government admits Rwanda has issues with its human rights record'

Rwanda still has human rights issues despite claims that it is a safe country.
There are concerns about political opposition, dissent, and free speech in Rwanda. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US Elections

In Red Montana, Two Democrats Take a New Political Approach: Attack

Democrats in red states can adopt a fighting approach to campaigning to activate disaffected voters. [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 week ago
Left-wing politics

The Biden Rebellion Is Growing Again

President Biden's efforts to reassure Democrats of his ability to win reelection are failing. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

In the Age of A.I., How Much Is Silicon Valley Prepared to Give Back?

Silicon Valley's support of guaranteed income has pushed it mainstream, despite growing political opposition. [ more ]
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