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The Democrats/progressives 2019

The Democrats/progressives 2018 Check out the Democratic field with our candidate tracker. Introducing the Post Pundit 2020 Power Ranking. Tom Toles/The Washington Post Where is the center of gravity in the Democratic Party? (WaPost) The opening […]

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Social media, society and technology 2017 – 2019

Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match False rumors set Buddhist against Muslim in Sri Lanka, the most recent in a global spate of violence fanned by social media. (NYT) For months, we had […]

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Robert Mueller III, Special Counsel

See also The Russia probe AP FACT CHECK: Trump team’s distortions on Mueller report (PBS) Special counsel Robert Mueller all but boldfaced this finding in his report on the Russia investigation: No exoneration for President Donald […]

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CUSMA/USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA)

NAFTA Negotiations 2017-2018 AP fact check: New trade deal not as big as Trump claims New NAFTA could add $62B to U.S. GDP, boost jobs, Congress told The case for ratifying the revised North American trade […]

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India 2016 – 2019

(Al Jazeera) Kashmir News India & China and more India and Pakistan 2019 (Simon Baptist, The Economist) India is still the fastest-growing G20 economy, even if most estimates (including ours) are lower than they were a […]

Canada: government & governance 2019
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See SNC-Lavalin 2019 Canada: government & governance 2017-18 Poll Confirms Canadians Want Leaders to Think Big About ...
Wednesday Night #1936
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Hoping that all have enjoyed a Happy Easter/Passover and the first signs of Spring, we are delighted to congratulate Eli ...
Global Economy & Trade 2019
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WTO 2012-2015 More on Trade & Tariffs Global Economy & Trade 2016-18 As China and U.S. inch toward a trade deal, ...
Cities & sustainability II
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Sustainable Development Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable World Bank The Sustainable Citie ...