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Engadget
Forget football: How fantasy sports are helping kids learnBy his second semester on the job in 2009, Eric Nelson, a civics and history te
Forget football: How fantasy sports are helping kids learn
Engadget / Posted 30 minutes ago
By his second semester on the job in 2009, Eric Nelson, a civics and history teacher at North Lakes Academy in the Minneapolis suburbs, was at a loss. No matter what tool he used -- gripping news articles, an interactive map of YouTube trending... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fears Raised As to Respect of Electoral CalendarNational Transition Council President says the calendar is not tenable and a gr
Fears Raised As to Respect of Electoral Calendar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
National Transition Council President says the calendar is not tenable and a group of political parties propose postponement of elections. The electoral calendar in the Central African Republic states that a constitutional referendum will take place... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DA Announces Nominees for Tshwane Mayoral CandidateBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng North has nomi
DA Announces Nominees for Tshwane Mayoral Candidate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng North has nominated three people for the party's Tshwane mayoral candidate position. This comes as political parties prepare for next year's local government elections. The three... Read more
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Business Standard India
Of France, with hopeAll modern democracies can be placed somewhere within the three dimensions stak
Of France, with hope
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
All modern democracies can be placed somewhere within the three dimensions staked out by Britain, France and America. In varying degrees, they contain the universalist aspirations of France; the conservative, common-law and custom... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sept. 3Blasting history It is interesting that you run a story on the removal of the
Sept. 3
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Blasting history It is interesting that you run a story on the removal of the Jeff Davis statue from the University of Texas on the front page (“Statue of Davis removed from UT’s main mall,” Monday), and on page A9, you have a story on ISIS blasting... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA announces nominees for Tshwane mayoral candidateGenevieve Quintal, News24 Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng No
DA announces nominees for Tshwane mayoral candidate
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng North has nominated three people for the party's Tshwane mayoral candidate position. This comes as political parties prepare for next year's local government... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA: We can take TshwaneThe Democratic Alliance believes its support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabli
DA: We can take Tshwane
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The Democratic Alliance believes its support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabling the official opposition to dislodge the ANC-led administration running the capital city, the party’s Gauteng North regional chairperson Fred Nel said on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meet the Tshwane DA mayoral candidatesANADA nominees for Tshwane mayoral candidate position. From left Solly Msimanga
Meet the Tshwane DA mayoral candidates
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
ANADA nominees for Tshwane mayoral candidate position. From left Solly Msimanga, Bronwyn Engelbrecht and Brandon Topham. The party's electoral college will announce the winner this weekend. Photo: Supplied Pretoria - The Democratic Alliance believes... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Airport editorial 
lacked credibilityAirport editorial lacked credibility The Aug. 30 editorial about the “baseless
Airport editorial 
lacked credibility
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Airport editorial lacked credibility The Aug. 30 editorial about the “baseless allegations” was a quite interesting one. Of course, one must ask if The Daily Sentinel would have been just as outraged if allegations had been made against someone not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clergy Halts Search for Busoga Diocese BishopIganga — The Inauguration of the Central Busoga Diocese, which had been schedul
Clergy Halts Search for Busoga Diocese Bishop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Iganga — The Inauguration of the Central Busoga Diocese, which had been scheduled for November 1, has been put on hold until after January 2016. This follows the House of Bishops' failure on two occasions to name a pioneer bishop for the... Read more
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Washington Post
This one chart shows you the politics of U.S. citizenshipDonald Trump has reignited the immigration debate in the United States. One of
This one chart shows you the politics of U.S. citizenship
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump has reignited the immigration debate in the United States. One of his main immigration reform proposals is to end birthright citizenship, that is, to deny citizenship to children born in the U.S. to undocumented parents. He struck a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, August 31, 2015 Uncompahgre Pit will cause more harm than good for Montrose County Per the D
Email letters, August 31, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Uncompahgre Pit will cause more harm than good for Montrose County Per the Dept. of Reclamation and Mining Safety, there are over 30 operating gravel mines in Montrose County. Also per DRMS, most gravel mines in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Tourism and Economic Development Agency A Step CloserMonday, 31 August 2015, 12:01 pmPress Release: Palmerston North City Council 31
New Tourism and Economic Development Agency A Step Closer
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Monday, 31 August 2015, 12:01 pmPress Release: Palmerston North City Council 31 August 2015MEDIA RELEASEThe establishment of a new... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Finding Pearls Of Wisdom In The Donald’s Trumperbolic CampaignAuthored by Ben Tanosborn, I’ve just received an interesting query from Mingo,
Finding Pearls Of Wisdom In The Donald’s Trumperbolic Campaign
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
Authored by Ben Tanosborn, I’ve just received an interesting query from Mingo, a long-standing European journalist friend and expert on all-things-Afghan…someone whose acquaintanceship dates back to the early days of America’s involvement in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Schilling delivers for Bush on 'Good Morning America'With its four electoral votes, the Granite State fits into several of the compl
Schilling delivers for Bush on 'Good Morning America'
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
With its four electoral votes, the Granite State fits into several of the complicated scenarios that could provide the margin of victory or a tie in the electoral college if the race is as close as 2000. "This is a turnout election, and anything the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA has the 'big five' metros in its sightsThe Democratic Alliance has an ambitious “big five” plan for next year’s local
DA has the 'big five' metros in its sights
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
The Democratic Alliance has an ambitious “big five” plan for next year’s local government elections: it is targeting the municipalities of Tshwane, Johannesburg, Tlokwe, Nelson Mandela Bay and Cape Town – either for takeover or to increase its... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
Step Up on ImmigrationUnfortunately for Republicans, voter demographics are changing. One such change
Step Up on Immigration
The Weekly Standard / Posted 7 days ago
Unfortunately for Republicans, voter demographics are changing. One such change is that white American voters are increasingly voting Republican, and this is creating some pressure to turn the party into something that is genuinely nativist rather... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Mad rush for NDC nomination forms in Northern regionPolitics of Friday, 28 August 2015 There was shortage of nomination forms in f
Mad rush for NDC nomination forms in Northern region
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 7 days ago
Politics of Friday, 28 August 2015 There was shortage of nomination forms in five constituencies in the Northern region on the first day of opening nominations for parliamentary primaries in the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC). The five... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Happens When Donald Trump Stirs Up 'Passionate' SupportersLast week, two men in Boston allegedly beat a Hispanic homeless man. Afterward,
What Happens When Donald Trump Stirs Up 'Passionate' Supporters
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
Last week, two men in Boston allegedly beat a Hispanic homeless man. Afterward, one of the two brothers told the police, “Donald Trump was right, all of these illegals need to be deported.” Trump’s response? “I think that would be a shame,” he said,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Election of New West Buganda Diocese Kicks OffMasaka — The Anglican Church has officially kicked off the process of identifyi
Election of New West Buganda Diocese Kicks Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Masaka — The Anglican Church has officially kicked off the process of identifying a new bishop for West Buganda Diocese amid questions over its transparency. The new bishop will replace Bishop Godfrey Makumbi who succumbed to cancer in June after... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Time-Up for Cletus AvokaFeature Article of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Albert Einstein who considered th
Time-Up for Cletus Avoka
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 8 days ago
Feature Article of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Albert Einstein who considered the imperative of change made the popular statement that irrationality is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That statement, made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panic in NDC - Over New Biometric RegisterAs the National Democratic Congress (NDC) battles its main opponent the New Pat
Panic in NDC - Over New Biometric Register
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
As the National Democratic Congress (NDC) battles its main opponent the New Patriotic Party (NPP) over the credibility of the national voters' register for the 2016 elections, its own backyard is also on fire. A section of its sitting Members of... Read more
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Independent
Trade unionists are being politically screened for Labour leadership vote, party confirmsMembers of affiliated trade unions have long been entitled to vote in Labour le
Trade unionists are being politically screened for Labour leadership vote, party confirms
Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Members of affiliated trade unions have long been entitled to vote in Labour leadership elections, including under the previous electoral college system. Under the old system, in place since the 1990s, all union members were automatically entitled... Read more
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CNN
Remark on Trump Hispanics, English ignites social media(CNN)How do you say, "Open mouth, insert foot," in Spanish? Many English-Spanis
Remark on Trump Hispanics, English ignites social media
CNN / Posted 9 days ago
(CNN)How do you say, "Open mouth, insert foot," in Spanish? Many English-Spanish bilingual viewers watching conservative commentator Ben Ferguson on CNN late Tuesday thought that's what he did. During a panel discussion with Don Lemon about the... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Time-Up For Cletus AvokaFeature Article of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Albert Einstein who considered th
Time-Up For Cletus Avoka
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 9 days ago
Feature Article of Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Albert Einstein who considered the imperative of change made the popular statement that irrationality is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. That statement, made... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Labour’s rogue voters problem may be ‘woefully underestimated’Labour’s knocked out 56,799 people who’d signed up to vote in the leadership co
Labour’s rogue voters problem may be ‘woefully underestimated’
Channel 4 News / Posted 9 days ago
Labour’s knocked out 56,799 people who’d signed up to vote in the leadership contest but only 3138, it says, have been slung off the list because of infiltration. Of them, the Party says, 1900 are suspected of being Green Party activists, 400 are... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Numo Adinortey joins Ashaiman NDC racePolitics of Monday, 24 August 2015 A former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of
Numo Adinortey joins Ashaiman NDC race
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 11 days ago
Politics of Monday, 24 August 2015 A former Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ashaiman, Numo Adinortey, has declared his intention to contest in the parliamentary primaries of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the constituency. He told the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
A political fix on the InternetA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
A political fix on the Internet
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
Kent Bush: For 56 years, Hawaii has been the newest state Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 12:10 AM Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 12:10 AM There’s a
Kent Bush: For 56 years, Hawaii has been the newest state
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 12:10 AM Posted Aug. 23, 2015 at 12:10 AM There’s a reason you never see anyone wearing a Puerto Rican shirt.This weekend marked the 56th anniversary of Hawaii... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Uncharted Territory"What is likely to happen is anyone's guess," said Madonna, director of the Cen
Uncharted Territory
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
"What is likely to happen is anyone's guess," said Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin and Marshall College. "We're in uncharted territory," he added. Due to the competitiveness of the presidency, Madonna... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
These websites feed habit of political junkiesA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
These websites feed habit of political junkies
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
The nightmare scenario of Ghana’s grassroots democracyFeature Article of Saturday, 22 August 2015 The government’s decentralisation
The nightmare scenario of Ghana’s grassroots democracy
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 12 days ago
Feature Article of Saturday, 22 August 2015 The government’s decentralisation policy is to bring government to the doorsteps of the people. To fulfill this policy, is a local government system with substructures to enable the people participate in... Read more
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Independent
Labour leadership contest: They think it's all over... and it's all Ed Miliband's faultWhat is surprising, though, is that Andy Burnham has chosen to make a fuss abou
Labour leadership contest: They think it's all over... and it's all Ed Miliband's fault
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
What is surprising, though, is that Andy Burnham has chosen to make a fuss about “Tory entryists”. He has called for a meeting of the candidates this week to discuss how the Labour Party can avoid being sued, which he thinks might happen because... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Make Texas votes matter in presidential electionsThe first presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle is a reminder that Tex
Make Texas votes matter in presidential elections
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
The first presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle is a reminder that Texans better enjoy their opportunity to affect the presidential election in the primary season. Outside of their checkbook, there’s no chance that Texas and its millions of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mukuhlani Takes Over As New Zim Cricket BossTavengwa Mukuhlani was yesterday nominated new Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chai
Mukuhlani Takes Over As New Zim Cricket Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Tavengwa Mukuhlani was yesterday nominated new Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) board chairman at the association's Annual General Meeting held in Harare. Mukuhlani, who has served on the board before, takes over from Wilson Manase. Manase was interim board... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Governor Kasich's Appeal in OhioA local political specialist weighs in on how Governor Kasich is performing wit
Governor Kasich's Appeal in Ohio
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
A local political specialist weighs in on how Governor Kasich is performing within his own state. Ohio Northern University Political Science Professor, Robert Alexander, says Kasich is the favorite Republican candidate among Democrats, mainly because... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RDP Pushes for Opposition AllianceThe Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) will meet with other minority partie
RDP Pushes for Opposition Alliance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) will meet with other minority parties to discuss a possible political partnership, RDP secretary general Mike Kavekotora said on Tuesday. Briefing the media on resolutions taken by the party's extraordinary... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn
Can Jeremy Corbyn and Labour MPs learn to get along?
The New Statesman / Posted 15 days ago
On the morning of 12 September at the QEII Centre in Westminster, Jeremy Corbyn will be declared the new leader of the Labour Party. This is the outcome that almost all MPs now expect. A result that scriptwriters would have rejected as too outlandish... Read more
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The Atlantic
Could Birthright Citizenship End for Children of Undocumented Immigrants?Birthright citizenship has been a bedrock principle of American civic society s
Could Birthright Citizenship End for Children of Undocumented Immigrants?
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
Birthright citizenship has been a bedrock principle of American civic society since Reconstruction. But it is steadily gaining opponents among the 2016 GOP contenders. Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham, Ron Paul, and Bobby Jindal have called for an end... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Myanmar Ousts Powerful Shwe MannThe sudden removal of one of Myanmar’s most powerful men sent has shockwaves th
Myanmar Ousts Powerful Shwe Mann
Asia Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
The sudden removal of one of Myanmar’s most powerful men sent has shockwaves through the diplomatic community in the old capital of Yangon, where foreign embassies are still located. It seemed more like a midnight coup than an ordinary leadership... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
ECP to give overseas Pakistanis the right to voteISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that it stands by
ECP to give overseas Pakistanis the right to vote
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has said that it stands by its plan to give overseas Pakistanis the right to vote. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the ECP said it was earnestly considering the matter of the basic right to vote... Read more
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FOX News
Email revelations spur Clinton-Nixon comparisonsJohn Kenneth Galbraith, the economist who both coined and lamented the term “co
Email revelations spur Clinton-Nixon comparisons
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
John Kenneth Galbraith, the economist who both coined and lamented the term “conventional wisdom,” was a proud exponent of it where Richard Nixon was concerned. The two had actually known each other a bit during World War II, when they served in the... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP’s birthright citizenship test: The simple way to tell who actually wants to win the White HouseAnother week, another question laden with serious primary and general election
The GOP’s birthright citizenship test: The simple way to tell who actually wants to win the White House
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
Another week, another question laden with serious primary and general election implications that gets posed to each Republican candidate. These are the best! The question this week is, Do you support ending birthright citizenship? The man to thank... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Heaven for political junkiesA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
Heaven for political junkies
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 17 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Resources for politics junkiesA really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happ
Resources for politics junkies
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 17 days ago
A really neat website, www.270towin.com, allows you to see what would have happened had Romney done better than he did in some states. Politics ought not to be all work and no play, and 270towin is one way to have a little fun by playing armchair... Read more
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Literary Minded
Is preferential voting really that difficult? –There’s been a shortage of European elections in the last couple of months, but
Is preferential voting really that difficult? –
Literary Minded / Posted 17 days ago
There’s been a shortage of European elections in the last couple of months, but the British Labour Party is trying to make up for it by having a fascinating election for its leadership. Members should receive their ballot papers this week, with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Polls show Americans are discontentedThe presidential primaries have offered quite a contrast between the two major
Polls show Americans are discontented
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
The presidential primaries have offered quite a contrast between the two major parties. The Republicans have so many serious candidates that they can’t even fit into one debate stage. Then there is the Democratic primary with Hillary Clinton,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn's campaign is a rational response to 30 years of compromise and failure1) Socialism could win an election if only the Labour leadership bothered to ca
Jeremy Corbyn's campaign is a rational response to 30 years of compromise and failure
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
1) Socialism could win an election if only the Labour leadership bothered to campaign on it. 2) The only real obstacle to a socialist victory is therefore the Right-wing of the Labour Party. The Left turned their attention away from fighting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PWD's Want More RepresentationMasaka — Masaka District Disability Council leaders have complained about poor
PWD's Want More Representation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Masaka — Masaka District Disability Council leaders have complained about poor representation in Parliament, which they say limits their effective participation in government's decision making processes. They argue that they have continued to lead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Odrek Rwabwogo and NRM's Ideological Re-OrientationIn 2014, I was invited to lead the editorial management of a handbook for Resid
Odrek Rwabwogo and NRM's Ideological Re-Orientation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
In 2014, I was invited to lead the editorial management of a handbook for Resident District Commissioners (RDCs). In the section for ideological orientation, I used a paper Mr Rwabwogo had delivered at a youth camp at Nsambya (Kampala). Mr Rwabwogo... Read more
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