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Fortune
The Black Vote: History Demands a Strategy for ChangeThe choice black voters face between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton leaves mu
The Black Vote: History Demands a Strategy for Change
Fortune / Posted yesterday
The choice black voters face between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton leaves much to be desired. Trump’s recent overtures to African Americans have raised, once again, questions about the relationship between black voters and the Democratic Party.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Malnutrition deaths of tribal children return to haunt MaharashtraNearly four years ago the Maharashtra government had announced what it consider
Malnutrition deaths of tribal children return to haunt Maharashtra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Nearly four years ago the Maharashtra government had announced what it considered a great achievement: the reduction in malnutrition deaths among tribal children in the state by 10%. That claim was endorsed by the UNICEF. But Dr Abhay Bang, an... Read more
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Salon.com
Behold the GOP’s not-so-secret plan to dismantle government services: Defund, degrade and then privatizeOne side effect of the three-ring circus this presidential campaign has become
Behold the GOP’s not-so-secret plan to dismantle government services: Defund, degrade and then privatize
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
One side effect of the three-ring circus this presidential campaign has become is the distraction it provides so that other damaging agendas can be advanced with little or no attention. Take for example, the Republican Party’s long-standing efforts... Read more
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New Kerala
Uri overshadows BJP's Gareeb Kalyan agenda at National Council meet - newkerala.com #123034However, the meeting of the office bearers and state presidents was focussed on
Uri overshadows BJP's Gareeb Kalyan agenda at National Council meet - newkerala.com #123034
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
However, the meeting of the office bearers and state presidents was focussed on the agenda of Antyodaya and Integral Humanism. Briefing the reporters about the meeting Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary Ram Madhav said, "You will naturally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Launch of Cooperation ProgrammeAddress by Minister Malusi Gigaba at the launch of the cooperation programme in
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Launch of Cooperation Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Address by Minister Malusi Gigaba at the launch of the cooperation programme in addressing trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in South Africa UN Office of Drugs and Crime Deputy Executive Director, Mr. Aldo Lale Demoz UN Office of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious futureToday, Shalala is president of the Clinton Foundation. "Even her critics," she
How Hillary Clinton's health care missteps shaped her cautious future
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Today, Shalala is president of the Clinton Foundation. "Even her critics," she said through a spokesman, "saw the qualities that make her such a strong advocate on these issues." The Saturday after her husband's inauguration, Clinton convened the... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron retiree benefit changes likelyBy Kathleen Folkerth Akron City Council is expected to pass changes to the cit
Akron retiree benefit changes likely
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
By Kathleen Folkerth Akron City Council is expected to pass changes to the city’s supplemental retiree health insurance benefits at its next meeting, but members of the city’s unions aren’t pleased about it. During Council’s Sept. 19 meeting,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Politics of Pigs and MPsThe two pigs that were taken to Parliament by the demonstrators. Is public ang
The Politics of Pigs and MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The two pigs that were taken to Parliament by the demonstrators. Is public anger against members of parliament justified? The rising anger against MPs, illustrated by the dropping of blue and yellow-painted piglets at parliament last week, has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bill Before Select Committee Will Increase CrimeNo Pride in PrisonsPrison Sociologist: , Imprisonment and Child Poverty No Prid
Bill Before Select Committee Will Increase Crime
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
No Pride in PrisonsPrison Sociologist: , Imprisonment and Child Poverty No Pride in Prisons says that a current bill before the Social Services Select Committee will lead to higher rates of crime,... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Akron retiree benefit changes likelyBy Kathleen Folkerth DOWNTOWN AKRON — Akron City Council is expected to pass c
Akron retiree benefit changes likely
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Kathleen Folkerth DOWNTOWN AKRON — Akron City Council is expected to pass changes to the city’s supplemental retiree health insurance benefits at its next meeting, but members of the city’s unions aren’t pleased about it. During Council’s Sept.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amit Shah in Kozhikode for NC meet; poverty,terror issues on agendathrust to poverty alleviation efforts, BJP's top brass is expected to articulat
Amit Shah in Kozhikode for NC meet; poverty,terror issues on agenda
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
thrust to poverty alleviation efforts, BJP's top brass is expected to articulate its 'garib kalyan' agenda to reach out to the mariginalised like dalits as it meets for the three-day National Council from tomorrow, which could also see a tough... Read more
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express
Pro-immigration activists are adopting BLACKMAIL tactics, blasts Leo McKinstryActivists left the lifejackets outside parliament to raise awareness about the
Pro-immigration activists are adopting BLACKMAIL tactics, blasts Leo McKinstry
express / Posted 3 days ago
Activists left the lifejackets outside parliament to raise awareness about the refugee crisis To silence the opponents of open borders these ideologues constantly indulge in bullying, deceitful sentimentality. That instinct for manipulation was on... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institute“21st Century Markets Need 21st Century Regulation” September 21, 2016 Introd
Address of CFTC Commissioner J. Christopher Giancarlo to the American Enterprise Institute
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 4 days ago
“21st Century Markets Need 21st Century Regulation” September 21, 2016 Introduction Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for your kind... Read more
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express
Plot to shut down Sharia Law courts in Britain as protesters call them ‘discriminatory’The groups believe that Sharia Law is discriminatory towards vulnerable women
Plot to shut down Sharia Law courts in Britain as protesters call them ‘discriminatory’
express / Posted 4 days ago
The groups believe that Sharia Law is discriminatory towards vulnerable women The petition, created by academics who have given evidence to a Government inquiry into Sharia courts, calls on the UK Government to recognise Sharia and all religious... Read more
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Rappler
Pacquiao, Sotto echo Duterte: UN should not meddle with PHUN INTERVENTION. Senators Vicente Sotto III and Manny Pacquiao say the United N
Pacquiao, Sotto echo Duterte: UN should not meddle with PH
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
UN INTERVENTION. Senators Vicente Sotto III and Manny Pacquiao say the United Nations should not meddle with Philippine affairs. MANILA, Philippines – Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III and neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao opposed Senator Leila... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Out of the ShadowsThe executives at Troutman Sanders were done. It was the end of May, in 2013, a
Out of the Shadows
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
The executives at Troutman Sanders were done. It was the end of May, in 2013, and the international law firm's partners, who had hired former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff to work in their Washington, D.C., office for a starting salary of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Study: County needs to repair relations with foster familiesfamilies Frustrating. Overwhelming. Difficult. Inconsistent. Conflicted. Poorl
Study: County needs to repair relations with foster families
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
families Frustrating. Overwhelming. Difficult. Inconsistent. Conflicted. Poorly organized. Challenging. Roller coaster. These are the eight words that participants in a study of Mesa County’s foster-care system used to describe their experiences... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Sen. Manchin responds to claims his wife pushed daughter’s EpiPensThe Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo
Sen. Manchin responds to claims his wife pushed daughter’s EpiPens
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. According to release from the Kellogg company no other... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Tomblin signs WV flood bill for fundingThe Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo
Tomblin signs WV flood bill for funding
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. According to release from the Kellogg company no other... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Schools Superintendent Martirano to resign June 30The Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo
WV Schools Superintendent Martirano to resign June 30
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
The Kellogg company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. According to release from the Kellogg company no other... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Conspiracy theoristsMuch of what is making the current political situation seemingly volatile can b
Conspiracy theorists
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
Much of what is making the current political situation seemingly volatile can be described as self inflicted. We love scaring ourselves like children telling each other ghost stories and finding it difficult to sleep alone afterwards. I am sure most... Read more
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International Business Times
Plea to Home Secretary Amber Rudd to ban Sierran Leonean FGM practitioner from UKThe Metropolitan Police is urging Home Secretary Amber Rudd to bar a Sierran Le
Plea to Home Secretary Amber Rudd to ban Sierran Leonean FGM practitioner from UK
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Metropolitan Police is urging Home Secretary Amber Rudd to bar a Sierran Leonean woman from entering the UK due to her support for female genital mutilation (FGM). The woman is part of a delegation of nine Sierran Leonean officials who travelled... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Grant for flood relief for Nicholas County schools announcedBack in business: Greenbrier County business owners continue to salvage their l
Grant for flood relief for Nicholas County schools announced
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Back in business: Greenbrier County business owners continue to salvage their livelihoods while hoping to welcome tourists again soonBack in business: Greenbrier County business owners continue to salvage their livelihoods while hoping to welcome... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Nominations sought for Stamford’s citizen of the yearSTAMFORD — The time has come to recognize residents known for their public serv
Nominations sought for Stamford’s citizen of the year
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
STAMFORD — The time has come to recognize residents known for their public service and dedication to the community. Nominations are being accepted through Dec. 2 for the City of Stamford Citizen of the Year, an honor has been presented to ordinary... Read more
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Crosscut
Washington’s foster care system in crisis: A special reportChildren entrusted to state care after they are abused or neglected by their pa
Washington’s foster care system in crisis: A special report
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
Children entrusted to state care after they are abused or neglected by their parents are bouncing between hotels and other emergency housing, and even being shipped out of Washington with growing frequency, victims of a severe shortage of foster... Read more
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Breitbart
FULL TEXT: 'How To Destroy The Alt Right' By MILOGood evening Houston, and welcome to the Dangerous Faggot Tour! I am your ringl
FULL TEXT: 'How To Destroy The Alt Right' By MILO
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
Good evening Houston, and welcome to the Dangerous Faggot Tour! I am your ringleader, Chief Executive Triggerer, and the aforementioned faggot, Milo Yiannopoulos. I’d like to congratulate you on no longer being America’s fattest city, how about a... Read more
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The New Statesman
For all its flaws, Selection Day is still better to read than cricket is to watchThis summer I was inundated with messages from lone parents who had been wrongl
For all its flaws, Selection Day is still better to read than cricket is to watch
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
This summer I was inundated with messages from lone parents who had been wrongly stripped of the tax credits which are their lifeline – they were in utter despair at the actions of a multi-national they had never heard of and which was unwilling to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 20 September 2016Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 5:23 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QU
Questions & Answers - 20 September 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 5:23 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSPrime Minister—Statements1. MARAMA FOX (Co-Leader—Māori Party) to the Prime Minister: When referring to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Honor Killings, "Self-Styled Emirs", & Voter Fraud: A Month Of Islam In BritainSubmitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "To use the term 'honor
Honor Killings, "Self-Styled Emirs", & Voter Fraud: A Month Of Islam In Britain
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "To use the term 'honor killing' when describing the murder of a family member -- overwhelmingly females -- due to the perpetrators' belief that they have brought 'shame' on a family normalizes... Read more
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The New Statesman
How private companies are failing our citizensThis summer I was inundated with messages from lone parents who had been wrongl
How private companies are failing our citizens
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
This summer I was inundated with messages from lone parents who had been wrongly stripped of the tax credits which are their lifeline – they were in utter despair at the actions of a multi-national they had never heard of and which was unwilling to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnairesU.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (
Rutherford, Bruderly and Koniz bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. Rep., District 4 Candidates bios and questionnaires for John Rutherford (Republican), David Bruderly (Democrat) and Gary Koniz (No Party Affiliation. JOHN RUUTHERFORD BIO (Rep): John Rutherford has lived in our community since 1958. Educated... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Reality check: How are countries taking care of their ageing populations?As fertility rates decline and life expectancy increases, the proportion of peo
Reality check: How are countries taking care of their ageing populations?
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
As fertility rates decline and life expectancy increases, the proportion of people aged 60 and above is growing globally. Global average life expectancy has increased from 48 years in 1950 to 68 years in 2010 and is expected to become 81 years by the... Read more
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International Business Times
Time to abolish the bedroom tax, Prime Minister?Mandy Talbot needs all the financial help she can get to afford the "bedroom ta
Time to abolish the bedroom tax, Prime Minister?
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Mandy Talbot needs all the financial help she can get to afford the "bedroom tax", the label for a cut in housing benefit for claimants in social housing with spare bedrooms. She borrows from friends and family, straining relationships, to keep the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Illicit Trade a Security Threat, Region WarnedIllicit trade is a serious security threat as it encourages widespread criminal
Illicit Trade a Security Threat, Region Warned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Illicit trade is a serious security threat as it encourages widespread criminality, an official said as the second regional anti-illicit trade conference concluded Friday in Nairobi, Kenya. Pointing out the impact on security, Magdalene Munyao,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's New ThinkingNigeria can be likened to the prodigal son, who grabbed much of his rich father
Buhari's New Thinking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nigeria can be likened to the prodigal son, who grabbed much of his rich father's assets and went to what the Bible described as a 'far country' and squandered the wealth with women of easy virtue and returned home a wretched man, bemoaning his... Read more
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birminghammail
Universal TB vaccine ruled out for Birmingham kidsUNIVERSAL TB jabs have been ruled out for all Birmingham children – despite the
Universal TB vaccine ruled out for Birmingham kids
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
UNIVERSAL TB jabs have been ruled out for all Birmingham children – despite the death of a 15 year-old girl. Rocketing cases of the potentially deadly disease has prompted parents and councillors to demand the reintroduction of compulsory... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville man was among children rescued from threat of Nazi persecution by American coupleJoseph Strasser wishes he could say more about being a Jewish refugee in the ea
Jacksonville man was among children rescued from threat of Nazi persecution by American couple
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
Joseph Strasser wishes he could say more about being a Jewish refugee in the early days of World War II. But the fact is, his memories of that period of his life were hampered by his youth. He was just 8 years old, too young to understand what was... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Eye cinema screening is cancelled due to traveller concernscinema screening is cancelled due to traveller concerns 06:00 17 September 201
Eye cinema screening is cancelled due to traveller concerns
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
cinema screening is cancelled due to traveller concerns 06:00 17 September 2016 Eye Community Centre has had to postpone the launch of its new cinema. A trailer blocking the vehicular access to the community centre. The threat of travellers... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
A captive tiger touches hearts at Palisades Park libraryPALISADES PARK —Newly mounted in the public library is a watercolor portrait of
A captive tiger touches hearts at Palisades Park library
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
PALISADES PARK —Newly mounted in the public library is a watercolor portrait of a 550-pound Bengal-Siberian tiger, his expressive yellow eyes obscured by a chain-link fence and metal bars. It’s based on a dreamlike scene that recently unfolded... Read more
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Raw Story
Leaked emails show how Scott Walker flouted campaign finance law to court secret donorsWe now have a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a broken campaign finance
Leaked emails show how Scott Walker flouted campaign finance law to court secret donors
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
We now have a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a broken campaign finance system. The Guardian this week published 1,500 previously unreleased emails and financial documents leaked from a now-halted investigation into alleged campaign finance... Read more
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walesonline
Social worker struck off for failing to visit convicted criminalsA health professional who failed to make regular visits to convicted criminals
Social worker struck off for failing to visit convicted criminals
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
A health professional who failed to make regular visits to convicted criminals with mental health problems has been struck off as a social worker. A Care Council for Wales (CCW) hearing was told that Kerri Imelda Doherty was supposed to see four... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trump offers his tax plan; Clinton back The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Trump offers his tax plan; Clinton back
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. NEW YORK — Donald Trump outlined his vision for managing the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel's child welfare role debatedThe co-chairman of the legislative panel dedicated to uncovering wrongdoing by
Panel's child welfare role debated
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The co-chairman of the legislative panel dedicated to uncovering wrongdoing by state government said Thursday that lawmakers should have oversight over individual child welfare cases. Sen. Alan Clark, R-Lonsdale, didn't explain what he meant by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Paul F. McDevitt, who helped the homeless and those struggling with substance abuse, dies at 74His voice stilled by illness, Paul McDevitt wrote out the words of gratitude he
Paul F. McDevitt, who helped the homeless and those struggling with substance abuse, dies at 74
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
His voice stilled by illness, Paul McDevitt wrote out the words of gratitude he wished he could say aloud during a June ceremony in South Boston, where a building housing a program for low-income children was renamed McDevitt Hall, Home of The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday 15 September 2016Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:55 amPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUE
Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday 15 September 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:55 amPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSEconomy—Reports1. DAVID BENNETT (National—Hamilton East) to the Minister of Finance: What... Read more
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J Weekly
From the J. archiveSeptember 15, 1950 From “Jewish Welfare Board Intensifies Activities to Meet N
From the J. archive
J Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
September 15, 1950 From “Jewish Welfare Board Intensifies Activities to Meet Needs of Armed Forces in This Area” Speeding up activities to meet the stepped-up armed services mobilizations, the local Army-Navy Committee of the Jewish Welfare Board... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The no-names behind our ConstitutionOn Sept. 17, 1787 members of the Constitutional Convention completed their work
The no-names behind our Constitution
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
On Sept. 17, 1787 members of the Constitutional Convention completed their work. The myth of the historical coverage of this 100-day tour de force is that the confab would make for a good Hollywood movie, highlighted by an articulate and handsome... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Schools in the Throes of RecessionBy Eno-Abasi Sunday And Ujunwa Atueyi Donor grant administration, execution of
Schools in the Throes of Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Eno-Abasi Sunday And Ujunwa Atueyi Donor grant administration, execution of capital projects, provision of essential municipal services, as well as effective administration, are some aspects of university operations that have been rocked by the... Read more
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Breitbart
Part II: A Manifesto for the 60 Percent: The Center-Right Populist-Nationalist CoalitionSecond of two parts In Part One, we were witness to the power of the 60 percen
Part II: A Manifesto for the 60 Percent: The Center-Right Populist-Nationalist Coalition
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
Second of two parts In Part One, we were witness to the power of the 60 percent majority, and we saw how our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, welded together the center-right majority of his day to achieve historic reform—there’s a reason why TR... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Global capitalism is in terminal crisis – and the Alliance is in irreversible declineThe Numsa Special National Congress in December 2013 resolved: “There is no cha
Global capitalism is in terminal crisis – and the Alliance is in irreversible decline
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
The Numsa Special National Congress in December 2013 resolved: “There is no chance of winning back the Alliance to what it was originally formed for, which was to drive a revolutionary programme for fundamental transformation of the country, with the... Read more
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