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Update from Thailand

This coup is still not like the others. There is no appearance of civilian rule and/or democracy, but rather a military dictatorship. They’ve promised civilian democracy at some point in the future, but I’m skeptical. 14 more words

Military

Newsmakers Providence Mayor Debate: Jorge Elorza, Michael Solomon

This week on a special edition of WPRI 12’s Newsmakers – a debate between the two leading Democratic candidates for Providence mayor: Jorge Elorza and… 65 more words

News

Captions Capture the Votes! MA Candidate with Quality CC Online!

Happy we are! Found a second candidate with Quality Captioning on an online ad!

https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/mauratvad

In Massachusetts – have a look:

Thank you Maura! Now tell us when you have a live event with live realtime captioning, and we’ll shout about it nationally, in many places. 27 more words

Accessibility

INDELIBLE LABELS

Remember when the labels in our shirts used to scratch and irritate the skin on the back of our necks? It’s not so bad, any more, since they began stamping the labels into the material. 853 more words

Political

Democrats in Panic Mode in Iowa and Colorado

At the start of this year Democrats knew they had a tough fight ahead to hold the Senate.  The GOP establishment was supporting several credible nominees in red states (NC, AR, AK, WV, SD, MT and LA) and the party was making a serious play for Michigan.   883 more words

Elections

Constitutional Amendment Authorizes Special Election To Fill County Executive Vacancy

A constitutional amendment to be included on the statewide ballot in November would authorize charter counties to fill  a vacancy in the office of county executive through a special election. 242 more words

Elections

Sedition Act used to silence critics

Putrajaya using Sedition Act to silence critics, says Bersih 2.0

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) today expressed concern at the continued use of the Sedition Act 1948 “to silence dissenters and freedom of speech”. 307 more words

Politics