Politics New Jersey

ABC, NBC Defend China, WHO from U.S., Bemoan Trump ‘Playing Politics’ on Virus
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Along with stoking racial tensions and egging on Americans to distrust and/or hate one another, some corners of the liberal media decided Friday afternoon to remind us of their affinity for the communist regime in China due to their hatred for President Trump. During two special reports, ABC and NBC collectively decried the Trump administration’s […]

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Tusk to Tail: The ‘electricity’ of Eddie Sutton – Talk Business & Politics
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“Todd, always believe in God, yourself, and the Razorbacks.” – autograph from Eddie Sutton, 1981 College basketball lost a legend Saturday (May 23) when former Arkansas coach Eddie Sutton passed away at age 84. My friends in Tusk to Tail knew Sutton was my favorite coach of all time and asked me to write a […]

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Top 10 things Hickenlooper would rather do than appear at his own ethics trial | Colorado Peak Politics
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Republicans do have a sense of humor, as evidenced by this wicked Twitter run from the folks at the National Republican Senatorial Committee.  Despite John Hickenlooper’s desperate attempts to dodge his own ethics trial, the former governor and current Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate will be dragged kicking and screaming next week before a computer […]

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Environmental groups moving beyond conservation: New study examines the role of NGOs in global environmental politics — ScienceDaily
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To understand what these groups are doing and why, researchers from McGill University, the University of Georgia, and the Leibniz Centre of Tropical Marine Research analyzed data from 679 environmental NGOs worldwide in a study for PLOS ONE. These organizations are usually thought to focus on environmental protection and conservation. However, in examining the mission […]

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Playing politics with Section 230 makes the Internet weaker, not stronger
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Thursday the president of the United States signed an executive order that aims to address the liability regime of social media companies. A wide variety of reports have highlighted the problems with this move, but there is one problem that we find especially troubling: the danger of politicizing what is fundamentally a legal debate around […]

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Opinion | Keep Politics Out of Reopening Houses of Worship – The New York Times
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Joshua M. DavidsonNew YorkThe writer is the senior rabbi at Temple Emanu-El. To the Editor: The cynicism of President Trump’s call to governors to open the churches is staggering. I am a Catholic who attends Mass every day. I have always loved the ritual of the Mass, and I rejoice and celebrate as I gather […]

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Angkor Wat’s modern history reclaimed from French colonialists, and the cultural politics of Unesco | South China Morning Post
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Angkor Wat: A Transcultural History of Heritage by Michael Falser looks at 150 years of the temple’s recent history and how it is entangled with colonialism and foreign intervention in Cambodia. Photo: Shutterstock Angkor Wat: A Transcultural History of Heritage by Michael Falser looks at 150 years of the temple’s recent history and how it […]

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Analysis: Springfield’s Reopening Centers on the Public, Not the Private… — Western Mass Politics & Insight
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UPDATED 5/26/20 4:17PM: To include addition comment from labor and city officials. Come on in…but by appointment…and not through this door… (created via Google Image Search & NEPR/Creative Commons) SPRINGFIELD—With Governor Charlie Baker’s green light, city officials have announced how services will slowly but surely return to normal as the COVID-19 surge subsides. Restrictions and […]

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