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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”

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”

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

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”

Pete Buttigieg takes to Fox News and slams Fox News Politics

August 22, 2019 at 10:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Pete Buttigieg takes to Fox News and slams Fox News Politics The moment came when the South Bend, Indiana, mayor was trying to explain why he agreed to do a town hall with Fox News, something that other Democrats namely Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have said they would not do because of the networks near

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“Pete Buttigieg takes to Fox News and slams Fox News Politics”

Hong Kong protests: what’s at stake for China? | The Economist

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This protester calls himself “Bruce’’ We’ve hidden his face and obscured his voice to protect his identity He’s one of the millions of Hong Kongers taking to the streetsMany people here are wearing face masksPeople are hiding their identitiesThey fear that the government will press chargesWhat started as a protest against an extradition bill… …has

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“Hong Kong protests: what’s at stake for China? | The Economist”