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Community Action Agencies: Problem from the Start in LBJ’s War on Poverty |

By Eric FeltenRealClearInvestigationsNovember 23, 2022 Still prevalent in the era of Biden’s social spending, community action agencies date back to the early 1960s, envisioned by President Lyndon B. Johnson’s war on poverty marshals as a way not only to identify and to help the needy, but to engage the poor in political activism. “Governors in […]

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Dominican sugar imports linked to forced labor rejected by the United States | State News

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it will withhold all imports of sugar and related products made in the Dominican Republic by Central Romana Corporation, Ltd. amid allegations that he used forced labor. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection investigation found the company allegedly isolated workers, withheld wages, fostered […]

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Mid-Day Lions Club Receives Community Award for Top Nonprofit Organization

The Mid-Day Lions Club received the Culpeper County Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit of the Year Award. The award was accepted by the organization at the 108th Annual Meeting and Chamber Awards Banquet on November 3. Mid-Day Lions President Dr. Lee Simpson spoke with Culpeper Star-Exponent about receiving the award. Simpson has been with the organization […]

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How a tampon company’s tweet sparked calls for #BoycottTampax

On Al Gore’s Internet, every week is shark weekand this time, the buddy happens to be Tampax. A social media firestorm erupted when a Monday tweet from the tampon company’s Twitter account was slammed as ‘rape’, ‘grotesque’ and ‘peak patriarchy’ by dozens of users who are united behind the hashtag “#BoycottTampax”. But others defended the […]

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Social Studies Saga, Sequel: Advocates Urge State to Include Disability Rights Movement in Standards

Advocates are urging the Mississippi Department of Education to include the disability rights movement in state social studies standards. Late last year, MDE officials were accused of removing civil rights content from the standards, which then became the focal point of many frustrations with social studies education. The revised social studies standards were first presented […]

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Developed countries are biggest users of child labor in supply chains: expert

ISLAMABAD: Child labor has increased in the supply chains of developed countries and blocs such as the European Union, United States, Canada, Japan, Norway and Switzerland, especially due to cruel business models and illegal companies, said an expert on the occasion of World Children’s Day. Talk to Anadolu AgencyHuman rights activist, journalist, political consultant and […]

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Alphabet to identify 10,000 bad students, fire them

Layoffs at Google’s parent company: Alphabet to identify 10,000 underperforming employees and lay them off Photo: BCCL New Delhi: As many as 1,36,989 employees have been laid off by 850 companies, including tech majors like Amazon, Twitter and Meta so far in 2022. Google, which appeared to have hedged during the wave of layoffs, doesn’t […]

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Jamestown Tribe urges state to reverse net pen fish farming banMyClallamCounty.com

By Pepper Fisher PORT ANGELES – Friday’s announcement that Washington State Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz was permanently banning all commercial net-pen fish farming forever in state-administered waters was not well received by the Jamestown S Tribe ‘Klallah. Later that day, the tribe issued a statement denouncing the decision, calling it “irresponsible”, “political” and “highly […]

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Activista Zim engages artists on state accountability

LOCAL non-governmental organization, Activista Zimbabwe invites young artists to participate in the Accountability Creative Activism Awards aimed at adding creative voices to the call for state accountability. The awards ceremony will take place on November 25 at a location yet to be announced. Organizers of the initiative said interested artists should create any form of […]

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What the 2022 UN Climate Conference achieved | Top countries

The United Nations climate conference ended Sunday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with no formal commitment to phase out all fossil fuels, the main source of global warming. But climate change activists could claim at least one victory: the wealthiest countries, which are responsible for most greenhouse gas emissions, have agreed to compensate developing countries, which […]

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The city is getting a makeover to welcome 4,000 PIOs from 80 countries

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): As beautification works are in full swing in the city, Mayor Pushyamitra Bhargav said on Monday that nearly 4,000 People of Indian Origin (PIO) from around 80 countries will attend the 17th Indian Diaspora Convention including we talk a lot, scheduled for January 8-10. Rooms for them have been reserved in no […]

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Activists seek to win more power in company elections

New election rules imposed by US regulators have many companies worried about activist shareholders becoming board members. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently finalized revisions to the rules for electing corporate directors by requiring companies to provide shareholders voting by proxy with a “universal ballot.” Under the outgoing rules, shareholders voting by proxy (such […]

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Developed countries are the biggest users of child labor in supply chains

Covid-19 and a related increase in global poverty has led to an increase in child labor, particularly in supply chains in developed countries. The increase in child labor in supply chains was mainly due to companies’ cruel and illegal business models, says Morales-de la Cruz. (AP Archive) Child labor has increased in the supply chains […]

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Disney shares jump as company seeks to boost growth with Bob Iger return

A Disney store in New York on December 5, 2019.NICHOLAS PFOSI/Reuters Bob Iger returns to Walt Disney Co DIS-N as chief executive less than a year after retiring, a surprise return that coincides with the entertainment company’s bid to bolster investor confidence and earnings for its technology unit. streaming. Iger, 71, who served as chief […]

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Editorial Summary: Iowa | State News

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Reynolds fails to capture millions of federal dollars to address key challenges The same critical issues creating challenges in Dubuque and the tri-state area pose similar obstacles throughout the state of Iowa. While a labor shortage may be the biggest problem facing the state, with ripple effects on […]

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DEAD & COMPANY @ PAVILION AT STAR LAKE

DEAD & COMPANY – THE FINAL VISIT THE PAVILION AT STAR LAKE BURGETTSTOWN, Pennsylvania MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2023 Pre-sale seated fan registration is open now HERE Tickets on sale FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 AT 10 AM DEAD & COMPANY launches sound Summer Tour 2023 Friday May 19 and Saturday May 20 in Los Angeles at the […]

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UN climate deal will help poorer countries cope

SHARM el-SHEIKH, Egypt – The decision by nations around the world on Sunday to set up a fund to help poor countries hit hard by global warming was one of the most significant since the start of climate talks of the United Nations 30 years ago. It was unequivocal confirmation that poor countries with limited […]

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Community comes together to plant trees at Pajaro Middle School – Santa Cruz Sentinel

PAJARO — Nearly 100 community members gathered at Pajaro Middle School Saturday morning to plant 50 new trees, from oaks to magnolias, on the school’s campus for the Plant a Tree for Pajaro event. The effort was spurred by the Watsonville Wetlands Watch and is part of the larger community forestry initiative to plant thousands […]

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‘Black Panther’ star Lupita Nyong’o strikes deal with controversial diamond firm De Beers

Black Panther: Wakanda forever Actor Lupita Nyong’o is one of Hollywood’s brightest stars. So it’s no surprise that she’s one of the most sought-after faces for brands around the world. But Nyong’o is also known for her humanitarianism, which is why her new ambassador to the controversial diamond company De Beers raises eyebrows. The history […]

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Twitter is breaking in India, Indonesia and other countries.

As reports come in hour after hour of mass resignations, office closuresemergency meetings and general Muskian chaos, former Twitter employees are warning of impending problems, and users across the United States are bracing for the impending death of the platform. Fairly reasonable, given the massive departures really impacted the teams in charge of traffic, content […]

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IGP and stakeholders reflect on community policing in the southeast

Inspector General of Police Alkali Baba Usman said the essence of community policing is to create mutual understanding between the police and the population in order to nip crime in the bud. He made the claim during a two-day community policing stakeholder workshop held in Enugu State, South East Zone. The Southeast region is considered […]

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The last | United Nations Climate Summit

Sameh Shoukry, President of the COP27 Climate Summit, speaks during the summit, Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Pierre Dejong PA SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt European officials insisted on Saturday that a deal at the UN climate talks should include a commitment to keep alive the EU’s 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 […]

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Wanted in three languages, two countries with REWARD set at $10,000 – Magnetic Media

By Dana Malcolm Personal editor #TurksandCaicos, November 18, 2022 – A $10,000 bounty has been placed on the head of alleged ‘gang leader’ Brandon Rahming by the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police, but in the face of police efforts a disturbing response has emerged. In the comments under the Police Facebook post: Brazen threats […]

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DCPA Theater Company Announces Playwrights for 17th Annual Colorado New Play Summit

The DCPA Theater Company has announced the playwrights, dates and details for the 2023 Colorado New Play Summit. The 17th annual festival will take place over a weekend February 25-26 and will feature readings of new plays by Jake Brasch, Vincent Terrell Durham, Christina Pumariega and Sandy Rustin. The festival will also present Laughs in […]

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The Recorder – State rejection of biomass rooted in Mass West advocacy

Conservationists across the state celebrated the retirement of wood-burning biomass as “renewable” energy earlier this year — a push that started locally — with the adoption of the latest draft of climate law. “What started as a local Mass West issue has become state policy,” said Laura Haight of the Partnership for Policy Integrity, a […]

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FTX Collapse Hits Africa’s Crypto Community — Quartz Africa Weekly — Quartz

Dear Quartz Africa Readers, Sam Bankman-Fried quickly became a persona non grata everywhere, including in Africa. Once hailed as a crypto guru, the collapse of its FTX exchange platform has sent shockwaves around the world, taking billions of investors’ money with it. Although he continues to tweet threads with apologetic connotationAfricans take stock of their […]

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Developing countries feel ‘betrayed’ by rushed negotiations at COP27

This special COP27 briefing was originally published on November 17 in our flagship daily newsletter, network today. register here to get the context and consequences of the news in your inbox every day. As this round of climate talks enters its home stretch, the apparent lack of progress on the biggest issue here – a […]

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Elon Musk’s Twitter layoffs ‘a painful experience for the company’, expert says

Matt Perault, director of UNC’s Center on Technology Policy, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss Twitter’s challenges, the impacts of mass layoffs and the fragmentation of the tech sector. Video transcript AKIKO FUJITA: Let’s continue the conversation with our first guest of the hour. We have Matt Perault. He is director of the Center on […]

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Abortion rights referenda win – state-by-state battles over rights replacing national debate

Beth Bowen, press assistant for the advocacy group Reproductive Freedom for All, prepares to lobby for abortion rights in Dearborn, Michigan, in November 2022. Brandon Bell/Getty Images Abortion legal landscape The legal terrain of abortion has changed in the United States since Dobbs. The story continues Abortion law is increasingly a state-by-state patchwork in which […]

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Mayor Bibb and Number 24 – Give the New Community Policing Commission a Chance: Johnny E. Hamm

CLEVELAND — Last year I was emphatically against Cleveland Number 24. I wrote several opinion pieces for The Plain Dealer and cleveland.com during this time. My concern was that the language of number 24 was ambiguous, open to interpretation, and did not mesh well with the city charter. In 2018, I had served as a […]

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SpaceX unlawfully fired workers for criticizing Musk and company culture, complaint says

SpaceX unlawfully fired nine people earlier this year in retaliation for comments critical of founder Elon Musk and the company’s culture, a former employee alleged in a complaint to federal regulators. The fired SpaceX workers include the authors of an open letter protesting Musk’s “inappropriate, derogatory and sexually charged comments on Twitter,” according to the […]

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Cleveland State University to drop ‘Marshall’ from law school name | New

The Cleveland State University board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday to change the longtime name of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in light of heightened scrutiny from the college’s namesake, former Justice Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall, who owned slaves. The name change comes after a lengthy review process, first by a […]

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All the countries that FIFA has banned from the World Cup

IIt is rare for FIFA to ban national teams from participating in the World Cup. So when football’s world governing body declared earlier this year that Russia would be banned from competitions, including this year’s tournament in Qatar, it was a major step. Russia has become an international pariah because of its war in Ukraine, […]

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BJP Fields 4 Candidates From Pasmanda Muslim Community In Delhi MCD Polls

Catering to backward Pasmanda Muslims, the BJP fielded four candidates, three of them women, from the community in the forthcoming polls by Delhi’s civic bodies. These suitors include a social activist, a would-be lawyer, and a scrap metal dealer. The Pasmanda community has 41 “castes”, including Ansari, Qureshi, Mansoori, Salmani and Siddiqui. They work in […]

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Rod Miller: Thunberg vs. Michelangelo and more Hijinx in Yellowstone

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Rod Miller, columnist I’ve seen some news pop up recently about climate activists attacking works of art as if Michelangelo or the Impressionists were responsible for global warming. Seriously! This is the kind of thinking that is loose in the world today. From what […]

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Low-income countries want more money for climate damage. They are unlikely to get it.

Faced with increasing pressure to compensate low-income countries for the damage they suffer from climate change, rich countries could try to shift the money they have already pledged to other global warming goals rather than find new funding, say experts and participants at the UN climate conference in Egypt. A draft document released this week […]

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Zahid F. Sarder Saddi congratulates Bangladeshi community ally Congressman Darren Soto on his campaign win

Zahid F. Sarder Saddi, activist “Zahid F. Sarder Saddi, a prominent member of the Bangladeshi-American Society, recently congratulated his longtime compatriot, Congressman Darren Soto, who scored a fourth victory in his 2022 campaign for the representative of the United States Chamber of Florida’s 9th District.” Orlando, Florida, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prominent Bangladeshi […]

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INTERVIEW: Shaw-focused company turns to “Candida”

Pictured: Candida stars Avanthika Srinivasan and RJ Foster. Photo courtesy of Carol Rosegg / Provided by Matt Ross PR with permission. The Gingold Theatrical Group, led by founding artistic director David Staller, completes its limited engagement of George Bernard Shaw’s candidiasis at Theater Row in New York. The final performance is scheduled for Saturday, November […]

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Rich countries shouldn’t pay the poor for alleged climate sins

At the COP27 climate talks in Egypt, poorer countries are demanding high compensation from rich countries because, they argue, rich countries bear the greatest responsibility for climate change. The media and “climate activists” paint a black and white picture of innocent poor countries (“victims”) and guilty rich countries (“perpetrators”). But it is not that simple. […]

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Golden Gate Express | SF State students and teachers say they’ll stay on Twitter no matter who owns it

“The bird is free,” was billionaire tycoon Elon Musk’s first Tweet after becoming Twitter’s new owner on Oct. 27. So far, Musk has fired the majority of staff and senior officials, incurring a $7.99 monthly subscription fee for verified accounts, and allowing formerly banned users to return. Public figures such as Gigi Hadid, Mick Foley, […]

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The Jewish community dances where the Nazis once walked

The Karlsruhe Palace in Germany hosted the dedication ceremony of a new Torah for Chabad of Baden written in memory of the rabbi Echezkel Reichman OBM. They danced in the streets where Kristallnacht happened. Full Story, Photos, Video By the COLlive journalist At the historic Karlsruhe Palace in Karlsruhe, Germany, a grand event took place […]

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Juniper Investment raises Bioventus stake above 5% and discussed with company and other shareholders

Fintel reports that Juniper Investment Company, LLC has filed a Form 13D/A with the SEC disclosing ownership of 4,593,463 Class A Shares (BVS) of Bioventus Inc. This represents 7.4% of the company. In their previous filing dated July 21, 2022, they reported 3,260,027 shares and 5.30% of the company, an increase in shares of 40.90% […]

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UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

CO2oons Hosts “Blockchain, Climate, Corporations and Regulations” Panel at Earth Day Pavilion New York, NY –News Direct– CO2oons November 15, 2022 – Co-Founder and CEO David Villaseñor and Co-Founder Matteo Petrelli today announced the launch of CO2oons, a new company born with the aim of changing the way people think and live. engage with the […]

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Poorer countries want to charge more to protect rainforests

For around $15, companies can offset a metric ton of their carbon emissions by purchasing a credit from Wildlife Works, a conservation organization in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is using the money to prevent slash-and-burn farmers from cutting down the world’s second largest rainforest, the Congo, by helping them transition to more forms […]

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Climate activists throw liquid at a Klimt painting in Vienna

BERLIN Climate activists in Austria on Tuesday attacked a famous painting by artist Gustav Klimt with a black, oily liquid and one later stuck to the frame of the painting. Members of the group Last Generation Austria said on Twitter that they had attacked the 1915 “Death and Life” painting in the Leopold Museum in […]

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BNP reserves all community centers in Sylhet ahead of divisional rally

TBS report November 15, 2022, 3:35 p.m. Last modification: November 15, 2022, 3:59 PM BNP rally in Faridpur. Photo: TBS “> BNP rally in Faridpur. Photo: TBS The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has booked most of the community centers in Sylhet for the night of Nov. 18 ahead of the divisional rally to be held the […]

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ESG puts American farms and your food at risk: State treasurers

The latest threat to agriculture can be identified in three familiar letters. State Treasurers of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF) told The Epoch Times Nov. 14 that America’s agricultural base could be threatened by top-down pressure for environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) rating. “It’s a real threat,” Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante said. […]

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EU: Pressure Central Asian countries for rights abuses

(Brussels) – The European Union should push for transparency and accountability following multiple violent crackdowns on protests in Central Asia in 2022 at the next meeting with foreign ministers from the region, Human Rights has said. Watch today. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell is due to meet his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, […]

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Activist investor GAMCO increases stake in defense company Kaman (KAMN)

Fintel reports that GAMCO Investors has filed a Form 13D/A with the SEC disclosing ownership of 2,492,450 shares of Kaman Corporation (KAMN). This represents 8.9% of the company. In their previous filing dated October 29, 2020, they declared 2,126,704 shares and 7.69% of the company, an increase in the number of shares of 17.20% and […]

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Fans honored Takeoff’s life at State Farm Arena in Atlanta – Annenberg Media

More than 20,000 fans gathered on Friday to celebrate the life of rapper Kirsnick Khari Ball, professionally known as Takeoff. The artist, famous for his contributions to the popular band Migos, was shot and killed outside a Houston bowling alley on Nov. 1 at the age of 28. “I was really sad to hear the […]

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Countries urge Marcos government to resolve human rights crisis left by Duterte

GENEVA, Switzerland – Several countries have called on the Marcos administration to address the violations and problems left behind by former President Rodrigo Duterte’s culture of impunity. These recommendations were made by member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Philippines on Monday, November […]

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Sophiatown police given formal notice by Westbury community

The community of Westbury peacefully but determinedly spent two days at the Sophiatown Police Station demanding police action to prevent an alarming number of murders in the area. In the past few days, four men have been shot dead in the suburb plagued by gang violence and drug-related crimes. READ ALSO : Two suspects arrested […]

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Developing countries risk falling into climate debt trap: report

Rising global borrowing costs are eating into the finances of some of the most climate-vulnerable countries just when they need the money the most to fight the devastating effects of global warming. Read also | Protesting Coke as COP27 Sponsor, Activists Attack Barcelona Mummy Exhibition It is a confluence of events that threatens to push […]

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The midterm elections and the power of the impasse | State

This newsletter aspires to offer very little horse political writing, but midterm election week is a necessary exception. I’ve resisted making too many specific predictions about the 2022 midterm elections, but I’m sure readers could tell what I expected: my pre-election columns have focused on the issues plaguing the Democratic Party, rather than the struggles […]

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Tensions rise in Toronto’s Persian community as activists try to expose ties to regime in Canada

As the uprisings continue in Iran, tensions between supporters of the regime and those who aspire to revolution are felt in the Iranian diaspora. In Toronto, anti-regime activists have moved to expose government insiders who they say are living with impunity in Canada. “This man sent me and many other students to jail,” said Ardeshir […]

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App State student sets record as youngest candidate for House of Delegates – The Appalachian

A 20-year-old App State student is making history as the youngest candidate to run for the Virginia House of Delegates. Music therapy student Zachary Coltrain campaigns in Virginia 98th district of the House of Delegatesone of 100 representative districts in the state. Coltrain said he was first inspired into the world of politics at age […]

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Community leaders seek immediate action on rising violent crime

Together in song and prayer, a community in Colorado held a town hall meeting to discuss violence and its continued role in society. Leaders say these are crucial conversations, but hard to have. “In the times we live in, unfortunately, we see an increase in violence in our cities and Denver is not unique to […]

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‘There are many unanswered questions:’ Nicholasville community seeks answers and rallies for Desman LaDuke

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) – Three weeks after a shooting involving an officer in Jessamine County, the community came together to protest in honor of Desman LaDuke, who lost his life in the incident. Saturday’s rally provided the Nicholasville community with a space to not only celebrate Desman LaDuke’s life, but also to ask what led […]

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Government urged to provide aid to famine-stricken countries

Climate activists have called on the government to provide aid to countries facing famine due to climate change. The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition launched its appeal at the Irish Famine Memorial on Custom House Quay, calling on the government to commit to a fund for loss and damage during COP27 in Egypt. Deirdre Duff, Friends […]

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Rex Early, longtime Indiana Republican leader, dies at 88 | State News

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Countries have urged India to improve its human rights record at the UN –

United Nations member states have urged India to take a tougher stance on religious discrimination and sexual violence as they raise India’s human rights record in a Universal Periodic Review ( UPR) to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Many countries have been quick to raise critical issues related to India’s deteriorating stance on […]

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Julie Anderson got a raw deal in the race for WA Secretary of State, thanks to ugly partisanship | State

November 12—OPINION AND COMMENTARY—Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. Julie Anderson was right. The point she was making – about the toxicity of current partisan politics, the need for truth and decency, and the danger of seeking victory […]

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Why these DACA recipients left the United States for other countries

WASHINGTON- Since 2012, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has protected more than 800,000 immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation, allowing them to work, drive and travel legally. But the program never offered a pathway to citizenship. Former President Trump decided to end DACA shortly after taking office, but the program narrowly […]

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Russia’s LGBT community braces for new wave of state-sanctioned discrimination

“Our ability to just go out on the streets will be at risk, as well as our safety,” said Anna Kosvintseva, a web designer in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan, when asked about pending legislation. scrutiny in Parliament that would virtually ban any mention of same-sex relationships or transgender issues. “After all, we can’t […]

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Karnataka: Environmentalists question government’s ill-considered actions as biodiversity hotspot state heads for climate catastrophe

Bangalore, November 12: Karnataka, which is recognized as one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots and one of four in India, is heading for climate catastrophe, environmentalists warn. Ecologist and founding member of the Ecological Security Foundation, Dr AN Yallappa Reddy, said Karnataka was already beginning to witness a climate catastrophe. Maharashtra likely to move […]

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EU countries back new sanctions on Iran over crackdown on protests, sources say

BRUSSELS — European Union countries have backed additional sanctions against Iran following the violent crackdown on anti-government protests, several EU diplomats told the German Press Agency on Friday. The punitive measures are expected to affect 31 individuals and entities, including, for example, senior police and Basij paramilitary forces. Those targeted will be banned from traveling […]

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COP27 oil and gas proposal draws strong rebuke from global health community

Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1:20 p.m.Press release: Global Alliance for Climate and Health Sharm el-Sheikh, November 11, 2022:- As the COP27 Climate Summit’s ‘Decarbonization Day’ draws to a close in Egypt, the Global Climate and Health Alliance has denounced the fossil fuel industry’s push for increased oil and gas development. gas, and reiterates the call […]

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Iran nuclear deal dead as anti-regime protests grow

The Biden administration’s negotiations on a revamped version of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have died following massive anti-regime protests that have swept through the Islamic Republic, according to the State Department spokeswoman. the former Trump administration. “I see no room or space for [the administration] to rebuild” long-stalled negotiations, Morgan Ortagus, who served under […]

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Wynn CEO Billings praises Fertitta for buying company stock

Posted on: November 11, 2022, 04:31h. Last update on: November 11, 2022, 04:47h. Among recent eye-catching headlines from the gaming industry is the revelation that Tilman Fertitta’s Fertitta Entertainment now owns 6.1% of the outstanding shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN). Wynn CEO Craig Billings applauded his competitor’s decision. Tilman Fertitta at a press conference […]

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Filling lakes contributed to flooding in Kano – Construcshop Global Company

A popular Kano-based construction company Construcshop Global Company described poor urban planning, urban implosion, climate change, discharges from bodies of water that act as rainwater collectors as major factors leading to incessant flooding in Kano. Chairman and CEO of Constructshop Global Company Arc. Khalifa Rabiu Tahir, said this during an interview with reporters on the […]

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Black community leaders slam Baltimore police after officer kills ‘No Shoot Zone’ activist – Baltimore Sun

Five days after local anti-violence activist Tyree Moorehead was killed by Baltimore police, community leaders said the shooting threatened to drive another wedge between black residents and city officials, undoing recent efforts to improve their relationship. “How can we continue to build trust if we continue to get shot in the streets? said Joshua McLean […]

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People from war-torn countries, including Ukraine, will perform at the Waterford poetry event

People from war-torn countries, including Ukraine and Afghanistan, will present poetry at an event in Waterford next week. The event – called Peace Poetry Performance – will take place on Tuesday, November 15 at The Quakers Meeting House, with refugees and local poets showcasing their work on the night. It is the second such event […]

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Kenneth E. Long | State

Kenneth E. Long, of Schuylkill Haven, died at Rosewood Nursing Home on his birthday with his Dee by his side following a four-year illness. Born November 4 in Washingtonville, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Guy Long. From the tree of life I plucked a plum, as my life hummed. I had a […]

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Scholars, Students, and Community Work Together for Transformation at UCSC All-In Conference

More than 400 scholars, students, community organizers, foundation representatives, artists, and activists gathered in late October for a one-of-a-kind event aimed at building collaborative partnerships for community-based research and meaningful social change at UC Santa Cruz Conference: All-In: Co-Creating Knowledge for Justice. The event was co-presented by UCSC’s Institute for Social Transformation (I’m standing Urban […]

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Several European countries pledge climate change funds to poor countries at COP27, US remains silent

As COP27 gets underway, several European leaders have announced funds to help poorer countries recover from the loss and damage caused by climate change. Unfortunately, the United States, one of the biggest contributors to climate change, has not followed suit. Source: down to earth/YouTube The efforts of Western nations began as the leaders of developing […]

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The future of the peninsula’s water supply comes before two state councils next week. | New

Thursday, November 17 is shaping up to be a momentous day for the future of the Monterey Peninsula’s water supply, as two major state boards – the California Coastal Commission and the California Public Utilities Commission – are expected to weigh in on two separate projects that aim to add supply to the local portfolio. […]

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Teenage stunt sparks change in Memphis community

Activists, politicians unite to take Memphis in hand. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A 13 years was shot in Frayser on Wednesday morning, but luckily expects a full recovery. Members of the Frayser community spoke about what they urge leaders to do to prevent youth violence. “Go to the streets and don’t just stand next to the […]

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“The algorithm is so perfect”

The TikTok algorithm has created magic by uniting a prankster with its target. On October 24, 19-year-old Ohio-based TikToker Amanda Stone created a video explaining that a construction crew had been doing noisy work outside her home for weeks. To get revenge on them, she stole one of their orange traffic cones. Although she doesn’t […]

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Tech company layoffs continue to tear the industry apart. Redfin and Salesforce downsized

The wave of layoffs in the tech industry continues. Software company Salesforce cut hundreds of jobs this week, according to reports. The company confirmed the layoffs in an email. “Our sales performance process drives accountability,” a Salesforce spokesperson said in a statement. “Unfortunately, this may lead some to leave the company, and we support them […]

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Carbon offsets for companies would finance the energy of developing countries

Top US climate envoy John Kerry has announced an effort to allow companies to use carbon offsets. The plan would create revenue to fund developing country moves toward clean energy. Companies could count the resulting emission reductions towards their own targets. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in […]

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Some LGBTQ fans skip Qatar World Cup, fearing hostility

At first, Saskia Niño de Rivera was excited to go to Qatar for a World Cup which would mark an important professional event for her partner, a sports agent for Mexican footballers. She even considered proposing privately there during a match and posting photos once they left the country. But as the lesbian couple learned […]

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Burlington emergency software company Everbridge is laying off 200 employees

Everbridge, which makes software to help businesses respond to emergencies, said Wednesday it was cutting 200 jobs, or more than 10% of the business. The cuts come after the Burlington-based company saw its stock price plummet and its revenue growth rate slow. At around $28 per share in premarket trading on Wednesday, Everbridge’s share price […]

Activist community

Community gathers for vigil after student killed in shooting at Ingraham High School

A vigil was held after a shooting at Ingraham High School in North Seattle left one student dead. The vigil was held at 6 p.m. at Haller Lake Methodist Church to help those affected by the shooting and to honor the victim. “It was passionate and it was a general wish for a world where […]

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Salesforce layoffs: Enterprise software company cuts hundreds of jobs

New Delhi, November 9: Enterprise software company Salesforce has now laid off hundreds of employees, as Big Tech companies weather an economic downturn. Protocol first reported that Salesforce was preparing for a major round of layoffs that could affect up to 2,500 employees. The company, however, told the media that the job cuts affected “less […]

Activist state

Election Day ‘going well’ in Wisconsin, says state voting chief

Vote stickers are laid out on a table at a polling place in Atlanta on Tuesday. (Dustin Chambers/Bloomberg/Getty Images) A mother and son were removed from their duties as poll workers in Johns Creek, Georgia, minutes before polls opened this morning after a social media post surfaced showing them attending to the January 6, 2021 […]

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Developing countries at COP27 call for ‘climate justice’ in the form of funds for adaptation and loss and damage

The second day of the COP27 Climate Implementation Summit saw world leaders raise their voices for concrete action, particularly on adaptation and the thorny issue of loss and damage. At a high-level event, the COP27 Presidency launched the Sharm el-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda to rally global action around 30 outcomes needed to address what the United […]

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Ariel Goldberg reveals the unseen history of the queer community

In his exhibition “Images on which to build”, the curator gives an overview of underground archival imagery from the 1970s-1990s In today’s image-saturated society, the power of photography – its ability to capture culture and history – often slips through the cracks. Writer, curator and photographer Ariel Goldberg’s latest exhibition is a long-awaited necessity, breaking […]

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Levi Strauss CEO says the company’s search for a new leader has received help from an unlikely source

As Levi Strauss & Co. sought his next leader, he got help from a surprising source. Levi CEO Chip Bergh says pressure from activist investors has sparked Kohls CEO Michelle Gass to consider the job. On Tuesday, Levi announced that Gass would join the company in January as chairman and become chief executive within 18 […]

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Republican incumbent Idaho governor Little seeks second term

In this undated handout provided by Stephen Heidt for the gubernatorial campaign, shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stephen Heidt challenging incumbent Republican Governor Brad Little in the November 8, 2022 election. (Michelle Vincent/Stephen Heidt for the governor’s campaign via AP) Michael Vincent PA Boise, Idaho Republican Idaho Gov. Brad Little’s re-election campaign strategy is to ignore […]