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The Parkland school shooting raises questions that have so far not gotten into the public discussion of American gun violence. In particular, it is widely known but largely ignored that most gun related deaths do not occur during school shootings. 514 more words
"Boris Johnson defends playing tennis match with wife of former Putin minister in exchange for £160,000 Tory donation"
… “Mr Johnson insisted not all Russians should be tarred with the same brush – and there was nothing wrong with accepting Russian cash if donors were not guilty of “gross corruption”. 139 more words
Provo recently reminded residents through its YouTube channel about its “neighborhood chair” program. This program involves residents in each of Provo’s 34 neighborhoods regularly electing one of themselves to serve as a “chair,” who will then host periodic neighborhood meetings in which residents may discuss their various concerns and/or suggestions, while providing a regular line of communication about such issues between neighborhood residents and city councilors. 686 more words
Professor Luis Suarez-Villa (Social Ecology and of Planning, Policy and Design at the University of California, Irvine) wrote in the FT recently:
American democracy was hijacked long ago by money and powerful interests, turning it into what amounts to a system of legalised corruption. 348 more words