What the dismantling of the Berlin Wall can teach us as Trump tries to build his wall
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In the 1960s, it was beyond imagination to think the Berlin Wall would ever come down. In 1989, it did. As Trump pushes for border wall funding, what lessons can we learn from the German wall's deconstruction and the difficult task of weaving Berlin together again? Notes from the Venice Biennale.
No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globe
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Lined up before dawn, dozens of migrants outside a government office in Italy jostled to be one of the handful allowed inside to request asylum Wednesday.
US Ambassador Tells UK to Take Inspiration From Donald Trump on Brexit
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In a Channel 4 documentary following the opening of the new US Embassy in London, Ambassador Woody Johnson made some interesting remarks about Brexit.
On Self-Pardon and the Rule of Law
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So, Trump has declared that he has the power to pardon himself, and a lot of very serious people are scratching their heads and some are saying it?s an open question. In terms of statutory la…
73 new US citizens in North Dakota: 'It's just made me feel like...
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FARGO?Many gathered in the Sanctuary Events Center Wednesday, June 20, to witness 73 individuals to complete their process in becoming a U.S. citizen through the naturalization ceremony.North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Lisa Fair McEvers was the featured speaker while U.S. Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal...
Senate - The US Politics discussion
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@AhsokaSolo You can't argue with a fascist (on the topics that matter).
LETTER: Sen. Mensch failed us on redistricting reform
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June 12 was a sad day in Pennsylvania politics. While refusing to express any form of public support for redistricting reform, Sen. Bob. Mensch privately assured us that he would vote for the popular and bipartisan SB 22 when it reached the Senate flo
Religious Mural In City Municipal Building Violates 1st Amendment
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Today we have a story from my hometown, Findlay, Ohio. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to the city of Findlay complaining about a mural in the municipal building that included a quote from the Holy Bible. Mayor Lydia Mihalik appeared on the 'Fox and Friends' show to double down on the church and state violation the mural is causing and to dare FFRF to sue.
Dems seek info about Virginia facility after abuse claims
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WASHINGTON (AP) ? Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were
1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents
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WASHINGTON (AP) ? Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said Thursday, bringing the total
Neoliberalism, Pipelines, and Canadian Political Economy
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The national debate about how to get diluted bitumen to trans-oceanic markets by means of a twinning of the existing Kinder Morgan pipeline route between Al
US military offers space for 20K migrant children
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The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday.
Maryland early voting is up 55 percent over 2014 turnout. What does that surge tell us?
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Many analysts doubt the record clip of early voting signals a "blue wave" of Democrat energy.