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The biggest question in American politics right now
The reality is that everyday life under the kinds of authoritarianism that exist today is very familiar to most Americans. You go to work, you eat your lunch, you go home to your family. There are schools and businesses, and some people “make it” through hard work and luck. Most people worry about making sure their kids get in to good schools. The ...
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The NPR Politics Podcast : NPR
This month NPR is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and to commemorate the moment we're looking back on the women who shaped how NPR has covered the biggest political stories. Linda Wertheimer, Nina Totenberg, and Mara Liasson built NPR's political coverage from the ground up and take us into the rooms where history was made.This episode: Wh...
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Israel’s politics: what just happened, and what’s next?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, in Jerusalem May 30, 2021. Yonatan Sindel/Pool via REUTERSTwo rivals of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a partnership on Sunday that could remove Israel's longest-serving leader. read more Here is a timeline of events that led to the ...
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Finding ‘Common Ground’ in politics
We are learning more about Common Ground, the political entity established earlier this year by Sen. Jim Hendren, I-Gravette. It was in mid-February, the regular session of the General Assembly was at roughly its midway point, when Hendren validated the rumblings of the Arkansas political class by departing the Republican Party and declaring himsel...
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WHO says Covid origin investigation is being ‘poisoned by politics’
Executive Director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergencies program Mike Ryan speaks at a news conference on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland.Denis Balibouse | ReutersA top World Health Organization official said Friday that investigations into the origins of Covid-19 are being "poisoned by politics."U.S. Preside...
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The Covid-19 origin story has massive political consequences
The move deepened a mystery encompassing the pernicious spread of a deadly pathogen, an intricate epidemiological puzzle, the opacity of a totalitarian system and the bitter overtones of a superpower rivalry. It will fan doubts about the World Health Organization's capacity to tease out lessons from the current crisis in order to prevent future pan...
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