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Shameless politicians reflect a shameless society

We see stories in the media about ordinary people doing or saying something so unforgivable that they are “cancelled”. The attacks on social networks stir up so much hatred and public opinion deems their sins too great to be redeemed. Meanwhile, politicians and Hollywood celebrities seem to be getting passes for everything, and we’re not […]

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British Ambassador to Yemen: Participation of civil society organizations in peace consultations will have positive results [EN/AR] – Yemen

“The truce in Yemen is a golden opportunity and the parties to the conflict must implement their conditions to prepare for a comprehensive and lasting peace,” British Ambassador to Yemen Richard Oppenheim said. In a discussion session on Thursday, organized by the Tamdeen Youth Foundation with the participation of the UK Embassy in Yemen on […]

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EU COVID certificate: Committee backs one-year extension to ensure free movement | Actuality

In order to ensure that EU citizens can benefit from their right to free movement regardless of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has approved two reports aimed at extending the EU COVID Digital Certificate Scheme (EUDCC) – set to expire June 30 – for a […]

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Janez Jansa’s right-wing government loses to Slovenia’s new Freedom Movement : Peoples Dispatch

Robert Golob, leader of the Freedom Movement (GS). (Picture: via Facebook) In the general elections to the Slovenian National Assembly held on Sunday April 24, the new liberal Freedom Movement (GS) party led by Robert Golob emerged victorious by toppling the right-wing coalition led by Prime Minister Janez Jansa . The elections saw a high […]

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Do not carry out airstrikes in Chhattisgarh and other adivasi areas: civil rights groups

Counter-view office Thirty major civil rights groups under the banner of the National Campaign for Defense of Democracy (NCDD) have called on the Government of India and the Government of Chhattisgarh to explain the existence of bomb craters and remnants in the Sukma and Bijapur forests, citing field reports of loud noises. and flashes of […]

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Myanmar civil disobedience movement ‘losing steam’ as junta cracks down — Radio Free Asia

Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), a popular strike movement that at its peak crippled the administrative apparatus of the military regime, has lost more than a third of its active members in the crackdown by the junta, the organizers and the government of the country. shadow government said on Tuesday. Formed by doctors in Mandalay […]

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Asia Society’s Anna Ashton on Biden’s business strategy and doing business in China – SupChina

Q&A: Asia Society’s Anna Ashton on Biden’s business strategy and doing business in China – SupChina Jump straight to content Search any company based in China Search any company based in ChinaZhejiang Geely Holding GroupChina Development Bank International InvestmentCASILBYD automaticBeiGene (Beijing)Beijing Pingxin Media CultureBeijing JD36Kr holdingsBaidu (China)Qianjin Network Information Technology (Shanghai)GAIGAVISHINETaobao China Holding (Hong Kong)Huaneng […]

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Number of anti-Semitic incidents increased in 2021, civil rights group says

The number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded by the Anti-Defamation League in the United States in 2021 has reached an all-time high, according to a new report from the group. The 2,717 incidents identified in news articles by the ADL or reported directly to the ADL in 2021 represent a 34% increase from the 2,024 incidents […]

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How an academic debating society shaped modern British politics

IT’S A DAY off, and you might want a quiet spot and a comfy chair. We have selected for you the best readings of the week. 1. The hut on the mountain An exploration of the puzzles of lateral thinking and their connection to ordinary life as people struggled with the impact of the Covid-19 […]

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Here’s how DeSantis and the Florida Republicans just violated Disney’s civil rights – Mother Jones

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks moments before signing the Parental Rights in Education bill into law on March 28, 2022 in Shady Hills, Florida. Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times/TNS via ZUMA Facts matter: Join for free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reports. Subscribe to our print magazine. On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis […]

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Trevecca students explore the civil rights movement – TrevEchoes Online

By Sol Ayala As 11 Trevecca students stood on the porch of Martin Luther King Jr.’s former home, the museum director who now oversees the home drove by and saw them. Shirley Cherry, tour director at the Dexter Parsonage Museum, stopped by and talked to them about growing up in the isolated South. “I was […]

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Racial Capitalism and Resistance: Latin Civil Society in the Inland Empire

Professor Paul Apostolidis Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science Expert Researcher in Residence at the Latin American Studies Research Center of the UCR This lecture critically develops racial-capitalist theory by examining the labor processes and agency of civil society in Latinx communities of the Inland Empire. I first examine how the […]

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The Fleeting Energy of Art: Chronicling a Civil Rights Milestone in Words, Music and Images

In 1960, an African-American sophomore attempted to attend the local public school, only to face venomous racist protesters outside the entrance and laws that prohibited black children from attending that elementary school. . Over the next year, amid continued protests, Ruby Bridges was forced to face the crowds every day with police escorts, only to […]

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Cycling movement sweeps Lebanon – Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

BEIRUT – Faced with fuel shortages caused by the war in Ukraine, dozens of Lebanese drivers stranded outside petrol stations on Mar Mikhael Street anxiously wait to refuel their vehicles – a situation echoing the “queues of expectation of humiliation” last summer. Due to the fuel shortage, many Lebanese have turned to bicycles, a cheaper […]

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Book exhibition highlights Vietnam-Cuba friendship | Company

Vu Hai Ha, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the National Assembly and Chairman of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Books emphasizing the loyalty and friendship between Vietnam and Cuba are on display at the headquarters of the National Political Truth Publishing House in Hanoi on the occasion of the […]

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Remembering Stan Barer of Eastern Washington, Who Helped Write Civil Rights Law and Lead the Fight Against Climate Change | Columns & Letters | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

LLast Thursday, many gathered to honor a man who was always proud to have grown up in Walla Walla, who advised presidents from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama, who helped draft the Civil Rights Act of 1964, who was instrumental in opening up trade with China, which co-founded one of the largest shipping companies in […]

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How a Texas sociologist became the father of the environmental justice movement

Initially, the idea of ​​environmental justice had no name. He didn’t have much support either. A few years after the first Earth Day, a young sociologist named Robert Bullard collected data for a 1979 lawsuit, filed by his then-wife, over a planned landfill for a black class neighborhood. average in Houston. His work showed that […]

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Concept of race means ‘white dominance over non-white’ – Michigan Capitol Confidential

New stories Civil rights leaders nod to claim that US schools and colleges view black people as disposable The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has adopted and advocates a policy resource guide which highlights a Chicago Public Schools Racial Equity Plan that states that American social institutions, including K-12 schools and universities, […]

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Challenges for freedom of movement in Kashmir | By Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai

Challenges for freedom of movement in Kashmir Washington, Who does not know the historic date of December 10, 1948? It was on this day that the United Nations adopted one of its first major achievements, known as the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (UDHR). The Assembly proclaimed the Declaration “a common standard of achievement for […]

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‘A Plot to Destroy Democracy’: Civil Rights Group Sounds Alarm Over US Election Threats | American voting rights

An “insidious and coordinated” effort between lawmakers and extremist groups is underway to undermine American democracy, according to a new report. On Tuesday, the non-partisan civil rights organization National Urban League released the annual report report in his series of analyzes The State of Black America. The report, titled Under Siege: The Plot to Destroy […]

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Fatal wreckage out of 126; Mapleton Water Repair; Humane Society in the Spirit of Easter; Voting register; Oregon Tax Kicker – Coast Radio – Florence Oregon News

Fatal wreckage out of 126 Another crash on Route 126 claims the life of an 18-year-old Monroe man. On Sunday, Colton Kenneth Rice of Monroe died when the dark blue Honda Civic he was driving collided head-on with a silver Toyota Tundra driven by Clint Robison, 33, of Yacolt, Wash., near mile marker 35. Witnesses […]

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A “Hamilton” for the Suffrage Movement

Have you heard of the musical juggernaut about the scrappy young American revolutionary with a surplus of political genius, who is determined to change the course of history with the help of a band of committed buddies? No, not ‘Hamilton’ – I’m talking about ‘Suffs’, an ambitious new show (directed by Leigh Silverman, to The […]

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GOP candidate Vernon Jones says gay rights and civil rights are ‘two different things’

(The hill) – Georgia congressional candidate Vernon Jones (R) argued Thursday that gay rights should not be compared to the civil rights of people of color because being gay is a choice. In a interview with former Trump aide Steve Bannon on his “War Room” podcast, Jones argued that the civil rights movement for African […]

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Why the movement of conservatives who want to separate from liberalism is growing – India press release

Viktor Orbán’s landslide victory for a new term as Hungarian prime minister has excited conservatives around the world, but within that political spectrum there is a growing undercurrent that celebrates more. It is the one that brings together the defenders of a break in the alliance between conservatism and economic liberalism, two currents of thought […]

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Why India’s road to becoming a civilized and free society is long and difficult

What is a democratic government? Often, it is reduced to an essential element, that is to say the electoral process. It is about having heads of government who are elected through fair and free elections. And also whether or not all sections of society have the right to participate. India generally scores well in this […]

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Covid-19 measures have affected civil and political rights – Report

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) says the Covid-19 induced lockdown measures implemented by the government in line with World Health Organization (WHO) protocols have limited civil rights and politics in the country. In an annual report for 2020, the Commission said that while it was justified to implement the measures, certain factors had to […]

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Sailesh Mehta: The judiciary will improve if it ‘reflects the diversity of the society it serves’

Talented ethnic minority lawyers should be given the opportunity to become judges, says Asian lawyerBy: SAILESH MEHTA The Law Society of England and Wales, which represents 140,000 lawyers in the country, recently said there was virtually no chance of achieving a court system that reflected Britain’s diversity because the process of recruitment even who claims […]

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Troy Krenning files civil rights lawsuit against Moses Garcia, former Loveland employees linked to 2019 anti-Fogle mail case – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Loveland’s attorney, Troy Krenning, is fighting back against the City of Loveland with current and former city officials with a lawsuit in response to old charges against him and a local business owner. Krenning filed a civil rights lawsuit against City Attorney Moses Garcia, two former Loveland officials, and the city itself regarding the case […]

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Voluntary blood donation a grassroots movement in Vietnam | Company

People donate blood at an event in Hanoi. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – April 7 was designated 22 years ago as “Everybody’s Voluntary Blood Donation Day” and since then the blood donation movement has grown on a large scale and won wide support. Every year, Vietnam needs about 2 million units of blood for emergency […]

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Civil society and social change in Pakistan

A perceptible and deep layer of groups and communities that exists between individuals and the modern state is called civil society. In Pakistan, it is an emerging arena for social and political change. It includes various organizations and associations that represent the interests of the majority population. These organizations and associations include trade unions, bar […]

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The “Parental Rights” Movement Is Harming Our Children

Students across the country are struggling to regain a sense of normalcy as they deal with the loss and emotional struggles of the pandemic. This is especially true in Florida and Texas, where there are severe teacher shortages and underfunded public school systems, we parents are concerned about the well-being and future of our children. […]

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The UN denounces violations of civil and political rights

Paris, April 5, 2022. A United Nations (UN) body has painted a grim picture of the civil and political rights situation in Cambodia, amid the Cambodian government’s intensified crackdown on peaceful critics, political opponents and protesters. members of civil society. FIDH welcomes the assessment of the UN body and urges the Cambodian government to take […]

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Saskatoon study highlights divisions in society

Canadians are increasingly divided over a litany of issues including politics, COVID-19 and climate change, according to a Saskatoon researcher. The findings come from a survey conducted by the Canadian Hub for Applied and Social Research at the University of Saskatchewan. 1,011 Canadians contacted by landline and cell phone between March 7 and March 24 […]

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Tipperary Musical Society presents a magnificent show Fiddler on the Roof – Photo 1 of 4

TMS chose Fiddler On The Roof for their 40th anniversary show and what a celebration it was for a memorable week at the Simon Ryan Excel Theatre.Director Paul Norton had a great feel for the piece, as evidenced by its many clever touches. The final uprooting scene, think Ukraine was particularly heartbreaking. It was gratifying […]

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Civil rights lawyer Pamela Price wins Big Labor endorsements for Alameda District Attorney election

By Tommy Nguyen FREMONT, Calif. — Late last week, the Asia-Pacific American Workers Alliance (APALA) and the National Union of Health Care Workers (NUHW) released their endorsements for their top picks for district attorney. Alameda County – Pamela Price earned both endorsements. Founded in 1992, APALA is the first and only national organization of Asian […]

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China continues to suppress the feminist movement

March 19 marked six months of arbitrary detention for #MeToo activist and freelance journalist Huang Xueqin and labor rights defender Wang Jianbing, following their initial enforced disappearances. On September 19, 2021, Guangzhou police forcibly arrested Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power” during a weekly gathering of friends at […]

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Caste and society: mood of the month, April 2022

Caste-based oppression is a reality that affects the mental, social and financial well-being of individuals in our society. Although our constitution spells out secularism and equality as some of its founding principles, in practice caste still dominates our social morals and conduct. Caste-based oppression has its roots in history, where stratification was encouraged as the […]

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TSU Historian Shares Untold Stories About the Civil Rights Movement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A Tennessee State University (TSU) professor and historian has archived untold stories from the civil rights movement of local Nashvillians in a public app. “This app will make it possible to ask better questions about Nashville history or gain a deeper understanding of Nashville history,” explained Dr. Learotha Williams Jr., associate […]