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Will abortion be on more state ballots after Kansas vote?

Anti-abortion advocates have been shocked and pro-abortion advocates shocked by a crucial statewide vote in heavily Republican Kansas this week to protect access to abortion, but this is unlikely to translate into new pro-abortion votes in November’s US election becomes. Four other states — California, Kentucky, Michigan and Vermont — could vote on abortion access …

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opinion | Drunk in Power: The US State Department’s neoliberal conquest of the South African media landscape

An old fish swims past a young fish and comments as it goes: “Good morning boy. How’s the water today?” “Water?” replies the young fish. “What is that?” And so it is with the creeping neoliberal hegemony in which the South African media is swimming. She demands that we take for granted the pro-Western neoliberal …

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How the Claremont Institute became a nerve center for the American right

Some of the most perspicacious criticisms of Claremont’s recent notoriety have come from scholars with similar backgrounds. “I think there’s a story here about the seclusion of the conservative world,” says Laura Field, a political philosopher and visiting scholar at American University who has published several harsh reviews of Claremont in The Bulwark over the …

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Truss Says She Wants to Extend Rwanda Policy After Winning Javid’s Support – How It Happened | politics

Sajid Javid throws his support behind Liz Truss Sajid Javid has helped Liz Truss become the next conservative leader. The former home secretary believes Rishi Sunak’s economic plans would lead Britain “sleepwalking into a high-tax, low-growth economy” and suggested his refusal to cut taxes risked pushing Britain into a “middle-income economy” at a loss of …

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Pauline Hanson slams vote in Parliament as ‘Australia’s version of apartheid’

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has branded Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s ‘voice of indigenous people’ proposal as ‘Australia’s version of apartheid’. Speaking to a nearly empty Senate chamber on Wednesday, Ms Hanson delivered her most strident attack yet on what she called a “racist” referendum proposal, while praising Senator Jacinta Price, the only Indigenous lawmaker …

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Trump says he needs the 2024 election victory to stop criminal investigations

When Donald Trump officially declares his candidacy for 2024, he will not only be running for another term in the White House. He’ll be running from legal troubles, possible criminal charges, and even the specter of jail time. In recent months, Trump has made it clear to staffers that legal protections for the Oval Office …

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Internal party dissent no reason to defect, Team Shinde to the Supreme Court

Eknath Shinde and Uddhav Thackeray are locked in a battle for control of the Shiv Sena New Delhi: Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv-Sena faction has accused the party’s group, led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, of “spreading a fake narrative to justify its anti-Party stance”. In a Supreme Court battle between the two factions today, the …

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