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Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Pakistani courts have cleared a number of candidates to run in national elections this month, despite their ties to extremism and their inclusion on terrorism watch lists. Source: NYT > World
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British Roll Out Trump’s Political Idol: Winston Churchill

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It’s no accident that Mr. Trump began his visit to England by having dinner at Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill. Source: NYT > World
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The Interpreter: Germany’s Europe-Shaking Political Crisis Over Migrants, Explained

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] A compromise deal over migrants and refugees could put the European experiment at risk. Source: NYT > World
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The Interpreter: In U.S. and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The immigrant conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic have much in common. But there are distinct twists, too. Source: NYT > World
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Iraqi Political Alliance Unites a U.S. Friend and Foe

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The outgoing Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, an American ally, has teamed up with the radical cleric Moktada al-Sadr, who was the surprise vote-leader in elections. Source: NYT > World
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Migration to Europe Is Slowing, but the Political Issue Is as Toxic as Ever

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Under political pressure, Angela Merkel secured the help of the European Commission to call an unusual weekend meeting on how to manage migration. Source: NYT > World
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Generation Pickleball: Welcome to Florida’s Political Tomorrowland

1 month ago | 0 comment
The Villages is America’s largest retirement community, a carefully planned, meticulously groomed dreamscape of gated subdivisions, wall-to-wall golf courses, adult-only pools and old-fashioned town squares. It’s advertised as “Florida’s [...]
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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s New Leader, Returns From the Political Wilderness

2 months ago | 0 comment
Rejected in Madrid, Mr. Sánchez set off on a road trip, driving around Spanish towns in a bid to rebuild support among the party’s grass-roots supporters. To the dismay of the Socialist politicians who had orchestrated his ouster, [...]
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Understanding Malaysia’s Political Earthquake

2 months ago | 0 comment
The events of recent days in Malaysia have been dizzying. A former prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, 92, returned to power last week after a stunning upset vote, defeating not just his former protégé, but the very party he helped [...]
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The Michelle Wolf controversy – Comedians Maribeth Monroe & Andy Cobb weigh in on the nature of political comedy

3 months ago | 0 comment
Comedians Maribeth Monroe and Andy Cobb join us to discuss the controversy over Michelle Wolf’s monologue at the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner. Maribeth and Andy (who are also husband and wife) give their perspectives as veteran [...]