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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

Democrats open to replacing Obamacare – Politico

PoliticoDemocrats open to replacing ObamacarePoliticoSenate Democrats will never vote to repeal Obamacare. But once the deed is done, a surprising number of them say they're open to helping Republicans replace it. “If it makes sense, I think … [Read More...]

President-Elect Trump Breaks With Long History Of Press Conferences – NPR

NPRPresident-Elect Trump Breaks With Long History Of Press ConferencesNPROne irony of Trump's extended run without a press conference is, just how critical he and his campaign were of rival Hillary Clinton's choice to go an extended … [Read More...]

Democrats at Crossroads: Win Back Working-Class Whites, or Let Them Go? – New York Times

New York TimesDemocrats at Crossroads: Win Back Working-Class Whites, or Let Them Go?New York TimesWASHINGTON — Sounding like a frustrated Cassandra, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. lamented last week that Hillary Clinton had not done enough … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

When is Donald Trump’s inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to know – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWhen is Donald Trump's inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to knowTelegraph.co.ukThe time between US election and inauguration allows for the incumbent, or 'lame duck', president to tie up any loose … [Read More...]

In Trump Nation, healing is overrated – USA TODAY

The Nation.In Trump Nation, healing is overratedUSA TODAYBoth are members of Trump Nation, an array of Trump voters in all 50 states who've spoken with the USA TODAY Network. Although ... His nine-state, post-election victory tour was marked … [Read More...]

Gambia elected a new president, but old one won’t step down – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGambia elected a new president, but old one won't step downUSA TODAYDAKAR, Senegal — Ebrima Sall hopes Thursday will be a proud day for Gambia, when President-elect Adama Barrow is slated to be inaugurated as the first new leader of … [Read More...]

Supreme Court temporarily blocks North Carolina special elections – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupreme Court temporarily blocks North Carolina special electionsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked special elections this year in North Carolina legislative districts that a lower court ruled were … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Genocide survivor pursues international relations degree with goal of one day doing humanitarian work – UMSL Daily (blog)

UMSL Daily (blog)Genocide survivor pursues international relations degree with goal of one day doing humanitarian workUMSL Daily (blog)Justin Kimenyerwa is a central character in the documentary “The Last Survivor” after fleeing genocide in the … [Read More...]

Trump will be president but US foreign policy is governed by these rules – Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeTrump will be president but US foreign policy is governed by these rulesMiddle East EyeThis is actually what led to describing the post-Second World War state as the state of national security. The council was set up in September … [Read More...]

With Trump, the US foreign policy framework is at risk – Financial Times

Financial TimesWith Trump, the US foreign policy framework is at riskFinancial TimesNow that president-elect Donald Trump has selected his national security team, what course will he set? In a recent interview Henry Kissinger, the US secretary … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Faith leaders rally to protest Jeff Sessions’ nomination

Sessions “does not share our shared values of love, justice, and mercy,” says Moral Mondays leader.CREDIT: Guthrie Graves-Fitz,A group of more than 250 interfaith leaders rallied in Washington D.C. on Monday morning to protest the nomination of … [Read More...]

Days before airport shooting, Florida lawmakers worked on bill to allow guns in airports

Security officials worry that areas like baggage claim are already too vulnerable.Law enforcement officers at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport on Friday. CREDIT: AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeOn Friday, a gunman opened fire in the Fort … [Read More...]

The environmental movement grapples with social justice in the age of Trump

This year, big environmental stories also had big social justice components. What happens now?Protesters in Philadelphia demonstrate in solidarity with members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota over the construction of the Dakota … [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

Everything you need to know about the Russian art of ‘kompromat’ – Washington Post

Washington PostEverything you need to know about the Russian art of 'kompromat'Washington PostOn Tuesday, news broke — in rather sensational fashion — that U.S. intelligence agencies had briefed both President Obama and President-elect … [Read More...]

Asia Pacific|China Plays Down Tough Talk by Trump Choice for Top Diplomat – New York Times

Fox NewsAsia Pacific|China Plays Down Tough Talk by Trump Choice for Top DiplomatNew York TimesBEIJING — China on Thursday stressed mutual respect and cooperation with the U.S. in response to tough talk from Donald Trump's pick for secretary … [Read More...]

Former child porn moderators claim Microsoft failed to treat their PTSD – The Verge

TIMEFormer child porn moderators claim Microsoft failed to treat their PTSDThe VergeTwo former Microsoft employees who were responsible for monitoring child pornography and other criminal material have filed a lawsuit against the company, The … [Read More...]

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Politics & Media

Report: New York EMT Charged With Falsely Claiming He Was Attacked by ‘Thugs’ on Christmas

In a story that made headlines in New York earlier this week, an Emergency Medical Technician for the New York City Fire Department claimed he … [Read More...]

Sean Spicer Suggests Trump Might Replace Regular Press Conferences With Twitter, Facebook

Please enable Javascript to watch. Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested in an interview with conservative talk radio … [Read More...]

Blac Chyna’s Mom Seems To Be Attacking CNN and Hollywood Life… For Requesting a Comment?

Blac Chyna‘s mom is lashing out at news organizations like CNN and Hollywood Life for asking for a comment on a news item, but to … [Read More...]

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Economy

Trump preparing budget with most extreme cut in government spending yet

Trump’s team is crafting a budget that would double the spending cuts put forward by House Republicans.Incoming President Donald Trump. CREDIT: … [Read More...]

Washington lawmakers introduce most progressive paid family leave bill in the country

They’re calling for six months of leave and generous pay.CREDIT: iStockAfter a decade of stalling, Washington lawmakers are ready to make their … [Read More...]

Media rushes to give Trump credit for jobs he didn’t help save or create

Trump was all too happy to take credit for announcements that companies say have nothing to do with him.President-elect Donald Trump in Trump … [Read More...]