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Mike Pompeo wants to classify international human rights groups as ‘anti-Semitic’: report

On Wednesday, Politico and The Washington Post reported that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is proposing several major international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Oxfam, be classified as “anti-Semitic” groups — and that a formal declaration could come later this week at the earliest, with the intention of preventing other governments around the world from working with them. ADVERTISEMENT “The proposal has...

‘A source of inspiration’ for egalitarians everywhere: Progressive International celebrates triumph of democracy in Bolivia

On the heels of socialist candidate Luis Arce’s decisive victory in Bolivia’s momentous presidential election, Progressive International on Tuesday praised the people of the South American nation for their courage, calling this week’s “triumph of democracy” after last year’s military coup that ousted then-president Evo Morales and installed a brutal right-wing regime a “source of inspiration for progressive forces everywhere.” ADVERTISEMENT “Bolivia’s election not only...

Trump advisors fear salacious Giuliani attacks on ‘crack and sex stuff’ will backfire and help elect Biden: report

Donald Trump’s advisors are worried his personal defense attorney’s efforts to slime Joe Biden’s son hunter will end up backfiring and harming the president’s re-election campaign, according to a new report in The Daily Beast. “As President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani attempts to alter the course of the election through the leaking of materials allegedly from the computer of Hunter Biden, fellow Republicans—including...

Trump forgets France’s Emmanuel Macron is president — and not prime minister

President Donald Trump likes to make fun of his rival Joe Biden’s verbal lapses but on Saturday he made his own goof as he took a pot shot at French President Emmanuel Macron and effectively demoted him. Trump’s error downgrading Macron to prime minister came as he spoke at a campaign rally in Michigan, one of a flurry of stops he is making in the...

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide in New Zealand election

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a landslide victory in New Zealand’s general election Saturday, leveraging success battling Covid-19 to gain an unprecedented outright majority and the chance to implement her reform agenda. With two thirds of the vote counted, Ardern’s centre-left Labour Party was on 49.2 percent and forecast to take around 64 seats in the 120-member parliament. ADVERTISEMENT No leader has achieved an absolute majority...
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