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Exposing Religious Influence in Government

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Andrew Seidel is a constitutional attorney at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. And he’s the organizations Director of Strategic Response. He’s also an extremely active blogger. And this week he published not one but two posts dealing with the encroachment of religion into our secular government. Andrew speaking: Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA

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“Exposing Religious Influence in Government”

Meet the Journalist: Simon Ostrovsky on Politics & Religion in Ukraine

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My name is Simon Ostrovsky and i’m a PBS NewsHour Special Correspondent. I just got back from Ukraine where I produced two stories with the support of The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. I was in Ukraine at a time of massive political upheaval. The President Petro Poroshenko got a challenge from a comedian and

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“Meet the Journalist: Simon Ostrovsky on Politics & Religion in Ukraine”

O que é mito e o que é verdade sobre o desmatamento no Brasil e na Europa

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A preservação das florestas virou um dos principais temas e desafios do presidente Jair Bolsonaro. Acuado por críticas internacionais sobre o avanço do desmatamento na Amazônia, o governo tem argumentado que países ricos destruíram suas matas e agora tentam apitar na forma como o Brasil lida com as suas. Eu sou Ricardo Senra, sou repórter

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“O que é mito e o que é verdade sobre o desmatamento no Brasil e na Europa”

Tamara Keith and Joshua Johnson on Trump and recession fears, gun safety momentum

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And that brings us to Politics Monday. I’m here with Tamara Keith from NPR. She also co-hosts “The NPR Politics Podcast.” And Joshua Johnson, also from NPR, he’s the host of “1A.” Welcome to you both, Politics Monday. It’s nice to have the public media gang around the table here. (LAUGHTER) JOSHUA JOHNSON, National Public

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“Tamara Keith and Joshua Johnson on Trump and recession fears, gun safety momentum”

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants to Change Politics | NYT News

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“Congratulations.” “Thank you so much.” “Congratulations.” “Can I have a hug?” “Yes indeed.” “Everyone is saying it’s a surprise victory.” “Oh my God!” “She’s looking at herself on television right now. How are you feeling? Can you put it into words?” “Nope.” I’m good. It’s a whirlwind. It’s crazy. When we vote, this is what

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Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway

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This is the Stena Impero, a British oil tanker traveling through the Persian Gulf. On July 19th 2019, it was on its way to Saudi Arabia when it received a radio message from Iranian naval forces. Later, the Stena Impero was dramatically boarded and seized. Using speed boats and helicopters Iran’s Revolutionary Guard took control

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“Why the US and Iran are fighting over this tiny waterway”

Hashtag politics: 4 key ways digital activism is inegalitarian | Jen Schradie

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A key claim that’s made around digital activism is that it is this more egalitarian space and also enables a wider variety of people to participate because of the lowered costs of participation. And this argument is made because of how expensive it is in terms of time and energy, for example, to print out

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How Voters Decide: Crash Course Government and Politics #38

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Hi, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today, I’m gonna get inside the head of the American voter, and then we are going to win every election ever ahaha! No. Not literally. That would require some sort of shrink ray technology that hasn’t been invented, although I understand there is

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“How Voters Decide: Crash Course Government and Politics #38”