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Phys.org: Twitter verboten? German parliament edict irks lawmakers

Phys.org: Twitter verboten? German parliament edict irks lawmakers. “Germany’s new parliamentary speaker is meeting resistance to his suggestion that lawmakers refrain from tweeting or snapping photos during sessions. 41 more words

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"Grempoliticians"

Gremlins? what a strange topic to write about! I never liked those little monsters. The only thing I can think about them now, is that they remind me to a kind of politicians: The ones that during the electoral campaign are soft and kind, and full of smiles and good words towards their constituency. 72 more words

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The Budget

“Hammond Needed a Budget for the Ballot Box”

This was a comment that caught my eye this morning on the Business Insider website.

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The elusive confluence between economics & politics for the Kenyan citizen

Politics, interests, power and influence

The obvious fact that seems to elude most of us as citizens is that politics is a game of interest. Politicians have vested interest in the game; and their interest is to access power. 606 more words

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Political Clerihews (Again)

Today it’s back to clerihews.  This might be a bit incromprehensible to non-UK readers – sorry if this is the case. I could, I suppose, write them about foreign politicians, but that seems a bit rude. 174 more words

Poetry

Barnaby Joyce scrambles to hand back $40,000 prize awarded by Gina Rinehart

“This is very unhealthy for our democracy. It’s not right, it doesn’t look right, it doesn’t smell right. This is very, very unusual and concerning conduct,” Mr Shorten said.

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