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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

Support Pours In For NY Immigrant After Post-Election Harassment – NPR

NPRSupport Pours In For NY Immigrant After Post-Election HarassmentNPREditor's note: This story contains language that some may find objectionable. As an immigrant, Tenzin Dorjee did everything he was supposed to do and more. Born in Bhutan, … [Read More...]

Post-election, California Democrats still dominate and GOP has nowhere to go but up – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPost-election, California Democrats still dominate and GOP has nowhere to go but upLos Angeles TimesThe California Democratic and Republican parties both can be thankful this holiday. Democrats rule the roost in Sacramento. And … [Read More...]

Obama Lets Bad Puns Fly at Turkey Pardoning Tinged With Sadness – New York Times

New York TimesObama Lets Bad Puns Fly at Turkey Pardoning Tinged With SadnessNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama officially pardoned two turkeys on Wednesday, in an oddly mournful replaying of a White House Thanksgiving ritual that not … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

House Dems re-elect Pelosi as top leader – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHouse Dems re-elect Pelosi as top leaderUSA TODAYRyan, D-Ohio, had launched his bid to replace Pelosi two weeks ago after Democrats took a beating on Election Day, failing to win the White House or control of the Senate or House. He had … [Read More...]

Trump adds to Cabinet with Chao, Price – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTrump adds to Cabinet with Chao, PriceUSA TODAYPrice, first elected to the U.S. House from Georgia in 2004, said "there is much work to be done to ensure we have a health care system that works for patients, families, and doctors; … [Read More...]

Gingrich calls Trump tweet about vote fraud a big mistake – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGingrich calls Trump tweet about vote fraud a big mistakeUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — Former House speaker Newt Gingrich calls Donald Trump a potentially transformative president. But he shouldn't have sent out that tweet alleging election … [Read More...]

Stein sues after Wisconsin refuses to order hand recounts – USA TODAY

NBCNews.comStein sues after Wisconsin refuses to order hand recountsUSA TODAYMadison — The Wisconsin Elections Commission agreed Monday to begin a recount of the presidential election on Thursday but was sued by Green Party candidate Jill Stein … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Keith Ellison Allegedly Said US Foreign Policy Is ‘Governed’ by Israel – Tablet Magazine

Keith Ellison Allegedly Said US Foreign Policy Is 'Governed' by IsraelTablet MagazineThe United States foreign policy in the Middle East is governed by what is good or bad through a country of 7 million people. A region of 350 million … [Read More...]

Europe’s time to save the two state solution – European Council on Foreign Relations

CBC.caEurope's time to save the two state solutionEuropean Council on Foreign RelationsFaced with the prospect of diminished US interest in a two state solution, the EU needs to send a strong signal that it remains committed to this vision. … [Read More...]

Big is beautiful? State-owned enterprise mergers under Xi Jinping – European Council on Foreign Relations

Big is beautiful? State-owned enterprise mergers under Xi JinpingEuropean Council on Foreign RelationsIt is merger season again in China, as evidenced by the sources drawn on in this special issue of China Analysis. But who really knows why? Our … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Why anti-gay discrimination is illegal, in one short footnote

Interracial relationships offer a surprisingly compelling juxtaposition.CREDIT: istockphoto/ UberImagesOn Friday, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that a case alleging anti-gay discrimination in the workplace could proceed on the basis that … [Read More...]

15-year-old black, autistic cross country runner assaulted during race

Initially, no charges were pressed, but police have renewed the investigation.CREDIT: Screencap via CNYCentral.comLast month, 15-year-old Chase Coleman got lost during a cross country race in Rochester.According to witnesses, Coleman — who is … [Read More...]

President Obama just commuted 98 more sentences

He’s granted more commutations this year than any in American history.President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House CREDIT: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisOn Thursday, President Obama granted commutations to 98 more federal … [Read More...]

 

Business

Egypt floats its currency

Reuters/Victoria Hazou(Reuters) - Egypt's central bank floated the pound currency on Thursday, devaluing by 32.3 percent to an initial guidance level of 13 pounds to the U.S. dollar in a move to rebalance currency markets after weeks of … [Read More...]

These are the best watches at every price point

The founder and executive editor of the luxury watch publication Hodinkee, Benjamin Clymer, recommends the best watches in every price range. Follow BI Video: On Twitter … [Read More...]

2 US military members and 16 Afghan civilians have been killed in northern Afghanistan

REUTERS/Goran TomasevicKUNDUZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two U.S. service members were killed on Thursday while helping Afghan security forces fighting the Taliban around the northern city of Kunduz, the U.S. military said, while Afghan officials … [Read More...]

 

World News

Croydon tram crash: ‘Eerie’ silence on the streets – BBC News

BBC NewsCroydon tram crash: 'Eerie' silence on the streetsBBC NewsAs the people of Croydon woke up the day after a fatal tram crash killed seven people on their doorstep, the shock was still setting in. "Nobody could sleep last … [Read More...]

Protesters target Trump buildings in massive street rallies – CNN

CNNProtesters target Trump buildings in massive street ralliesCNN(CNN) The morning after Election Day smacked Democrats with a combination of shock and sadness. Donald Trump would be the next US President. For thousands, disappointment turned to … [Read More...]

Asia Pacific|Abe to Meet Trump to Press Japan’s Case on Security and Trade – New York Times

New York TimesAsia Pacific|Abe to Meet Trump to Press Japan's Case on Security and TradeNew York TimesPrime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan inspecting troops in Asaka in October. Credit Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images. TOKYO — Japan's prime … [Read More...]

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How to Watch the 2016 Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The balloons! The Rockettes! So many camera shots of Al Roker! It’s time once again to celebrate our national Thanksgiving with … [Read More...]

MSNBC’s Kornacki on Questions About Potential Vote Hacking: ‘I Can’t See Anything to This’

MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki tonight tackled the questions that are being raised about the legitimacy of the vote in three states. There are … [Read More...]

Ben Carson Clears the Air on Potential Cabinet Appointment: ‘The Offer Is On the Table’

Ben Carson spoke out on Fox News tonight about all the speculation surrounding whether he’ll take a Cabinet position in Donald … [Read More...]

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Strippers Notch Significant Victory In Quest To Be Treated Fairly

The wave of lawsuits brought by exotic dancers has reached the Fourth Circuit. The post Strippers Notch Significant Victory In Quest To Be … [Read More...]

The Fight For 15 Movement Clinches A Victory In The Nation’s Capital

The city is on track to mark the latest victory for the movement pushing for a $15 minimum wage. The post The Fight For 15 Movement Clinches A … [Read More...]

Paul Ryan Is Pretty Sure Welfare Recipients Are Not Working Hard Enough

The end game is to cut trillions of dollars from a safety net that's already borne heavy blows. The post Paul Ryan Is Pretty Sure Welfare … [Read More...]