To challenge the Liberals, Jagmeet Singh will have to overthrow Canada's neoliberal consensusAt the New Democratic Party's convention this weekend in Ottawa, their new leader Jagmeet Singh declared “the time to be timid was over.” For a party whose shambling meekness in the last election let Justin Trudeau claim the mantle of progressive champion, such a shift could not come sooner. That an opportunity exists to capitalize on enormous hunger for change is apparent. Trudeau [...]
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Nicole Hockley lost her son Dylan in the Sandy Hook school shooting five years ago, and now she's sharing her experience with teens in Florida [...]
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Ex-Workers at Russian Troll Factory Say Mueller Indictments Are True
Despite denial from the Russian government [...]
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President Trump Ranks Last in 'Presidential Greatness,' According to Historians
Obama moved up to eighth place [...]
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The former prime minister wants 80,000 fewer immigrants: 110,000 rather than current 190,000Tony Abbott will call for a cut of 80,000 in Australia's migration intake in a speech claiming the move would improve quality of living and suggesting the Coalition needs to champion political outsiders to win the next election.The speech, to be delivered to the Sydney Institute on Tuesday, reportedly blasts the national energy guarantee and criticises Coalition ministers for not taking up the [...]
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One internet activist went undercover writing fake news for the group accused of running a disinformation campaign targeting U.S. voters [...]
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Dozens of teenage students lie down in front of the White House to demand gun reform in the wake of the Florida school shooting. The children were joined by parents and educators, one of whom read aloud the names of the victims of the attackStudents stage White House protest as Trump explores gun reformContinue reading... [...]
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Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing
A former student accused of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for one of two hearings on Monday in a case that has galvanized advocates of stricter gun control, including many of the rampage survivors. Nikolas Cruz, his head bowed, hands shackled to his waist and wearing a red, jail-issued jumpsuit, showed no emotion during the first, procedural session in Fort Lauderdale. The hearing ended with Broward [...]
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