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Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

Outside of the academic environment, a harsh and seemingly ever-growing debate has appeared, concerning… [more]

Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

The Relationship between Business and Politics

How powerful is politics in business? The connection between the two is often hard to explain, but somehow… [more]

The Relationship between Business and Politics The Relationship between Business and Politics

I’m Gonna Run for Office

I'm gonna run for office...I swear. Next election quarter I'm gonna come out and run for President as… [more]

I’m Gonna Run for Office I'm Gonna Run for Office

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political cartoons have a great ability to satirize politics, current events leaders' life and political… [more]

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political Humor — The Legacy of an Open Society

George Bernard Shaw once said, "The problem with political jokes is that they get elected." Well, at least there are a lot of material for political humor. Even if the global economy is practically crashing down around everyone, people can … [Read More...]

Politically Incorrect

Politics has been around ever since man created the first government; it had been the root of many events that cause progressions and downfalls of early government systems. At present, the meaning of politics has been altered in many countries; … [Read More...]

US Politics

Congress returns to work, shaken, somber and vowing to improve civil discourse. And then Trump tweeted – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCongress returns to work, shaken, somber and vowing to improve civil discourse. And then Trump tweetedLos Angeles TimesCongress returned to work Thursday with fresh hopes of improving the civil discourse after a gunman opened … [Read More...]

Imagining President Pence – FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEightImagining President PenceFiveThirtyEightFive months into President Trump's term, there are at least three major investigations into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign was involved. … [Read More...]

How Democrats Would Fix Obamacare – The Atlantic

The AtlanticHow Democrats Would Fix ObamacareThe AtlanticAs Republicans have been casting about for legislation to eviscerate the Affordable Care Act, Democrats have offered a consistent message in public: If the GOP drops its demand for repeal, … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

Senate approves sanctions against Russia for meddling in presidential election, other abuses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSenate approves sanctions against Russia for meddling in presidential election, other abusesUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Defying the Trump administration, the Senate agreed overwhelmingly Wednesday to expand sanctions against Russia for … [Read More...]

Poll: Georgia special election tied – Politico

PoliticoPoll: Georgia special election tiedPoliticoSurvey USA released a poll three weeks ago that showed Ossoff with a 7-point lead over Handel, but this latest survey "includes fewer high-school educated and fewer lower-income respondents … [Read More...]

Timeline: Key moments in the FBI probe of Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTimeline: Key moments in the FBI probe of Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 electionUSA TODAYSince July 2016, the FBI has been investigating the Russian government's attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election, … [Read More...]

President Trump on British elections: ‘Surprising’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Trump on British elections: 'Surprising'USA TODAY"Surprising," he said in response to a reporter's questions during a photo opportunity with the president of Romania, Klaus Iohannis. British … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

How to Save Mission Innovation – Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)How to Save Mission InnovationCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)Today officials are reporting President Trump plans to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. I've argued … [Read More...]

A Bipartisan Twenty-First Century New Deal – Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)A Bipartisan Twenty-First Century New DealCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)Trade competition, especially from China, was a significant factor in the disappearance of nearly six million U.S. manufacturing jobs … [Read More...]

Tragedy in Kabul comes at a dark time for US foreign policy – ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressTragedy in Kabul comes at a dark time for US foreign policyThinkProgressThe tragedy in Kabul comes at an uncertain time for international relations. Under Trump, U.S. foreign policy has become increasingly erratic and incoherent. In … [Read More...]

 

Justice

D.C. cops used ‘rape as punishment’ after Inauguration Day mass arrests, lawsuit says

Wide array of unconstitutional tactics alleged in suit over chilling round-up that hit peaceful protesters, journalists, and anarchists alike.Cameras, gas, and chaos on Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark TenallyWhen … [Read More...]

This is what a for-profit justice system looks like

“We have your son here in handcuffs, and he’s going to jail unless you can bring me the money.”GCREDIT: AP Photo/Kathy WillensRonald Egana was at work the first time the bounty hunters came for him.The hired guns handcuffed Egana and brought him … [Read More...]

New video reveals police shot Philando Castile in 7 seconds, waited 5 minutes to deliver first aid

The tape reveals a disturbing contrast: alacrity in gunplay, languor in medical attention.Protesters blocking a highway in Minnesota hold pictures of slain Philando Castile. CREDIT: AP Photo/Joe DanbornBarely seven seconds passed from the moment … [Read More...]

 

Business

Putin wants to strengthen Russia’s military nuclear potential

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonMoscow (AFP) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for reinforcing the country's military nuclear potential and making sure its missiles can penetrate any missile-defence systems. "We need to strengthen the … [Read More...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, HSY, BA)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Dow 20,000 remains elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.16% on Wednesday to finish at 19,941.96. It's set to open Thursday's session near 19,935. Wednesday was the most boring day for … [Read More...]

The evacuation of Aleppo is expected to end today

REUTERS/Ammar AbdullahAleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Evacuations from rebel-held parts of Aleppo continued overnight with dozens of vehicles leaving the city and the operation likely to end on Thursday, aid workers said. The International Committee of … [Read More...]

 

World News

Pelosi to critics: ‘I think I’m worth the trouble’ – The Hill

The HillPelosi to critics: 'I think I'm worth the trouble'The HillRep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) delivered a defiant message Thursday to those Democrats calling for her ouster following a string of special-election defeats: Bring it … [Read More...]

A Group Of Schoolboys Wore Skirts To Protest Against Their School’s “No Shorts” Uniform Policy – BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed NewsA Group Of Schoolboys Wore Skirts To Protest Against Their School's "No Shorts" Uniform PolicyBuzzFeed NewsThe headteacher of Isca Academy, Aimee Mitchell, told BuzzFeed News: "With hotter weather becoming more … [Read More...]

Grenfell Tower: Seven high rises ‘fail fire-risk tests’ – BBC News

BBC NewsGrenfell Tower: Seven high rises 'fail fire-risk tests'BBC NewsSeven residential high-rise buildings in four local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. Landlords are being … [Read More...]

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Politics & Media

Incitement to Political Violence Started with Trump…and Can End With Him

No, leaders on the left have not incited political violence as the Newt Gingrich’s and Donald Trump, Jr.’s want you to believe.  Yet we heard … [Read More...]

CNN Sues FBI for Comey Memos

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WATCH LIVE: Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions. And on Thursday, they celebrate their title in the streets of downtown Oakland. The Warriors came … [Read More...]

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Economy

Newest pot sales numbers show Colorado on track for an even bigger payday in 2017

The green rush won’t last forever. But it looks far from over.State agricultural regulators tour a cannabis growing facility in Colorado in … [Read More...]

The strange origins of the GOP ideology that rejects caring for the poor

No, that’s not what Jesus says.CREDIT: AP/Eric GayThe ongoing Capitol Hill brawl over health care and budget cuts is getting Biblical.In recent … [Read More...]

House votes to dismantle key Dodd-Frank regulations

Experts are worried this could cause the next financial crisis.Trader Daniel Leporin, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, … [Read More...]