Compromised Political Leaders

As an influenza pandemic is a pervasive threat, CIDRAP releases influenza vaccine R&D roadmap to improve influenza vaccines

[ad_1] The roadmap offers a powerful opportunity to leverage revolutionary advances in vaccine science and technology to better protect against influenza, a disease that could cause a pandemic even worse than COVID-19 The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota today released a roadmap …

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Navjpo Sidhu’s nomination as head of Punjab Congress was rushed, Priyanka Gandhi adviser says

[ad_1] Congress leader and political adviser to party secretary general Priyanka Gandhi Vibhakar Shastri said on Tuesday that “foreigners” should not be given prominent positions in the party so soon, PTI reported. Shastri’s comments came after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as party leader in the Punjab. Sidhu defected from Congress …

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Cong crisis: Sidhu resigns from his post as leader of the Punjab party; minister, two members of the office resign in solidarity

[ad_1] Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from his post as head of the Punjab Pradesh congressional committee on Tuesday, triggering further resignations and plunging the party into a new crisis just months before the parliamentary elections. Hours after his resignation, Razia Sultana, a member of the new 18-member ministry led by …

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Perspectives: Where to draw the lines?

[ad_1] POINT: Mandrination is inevitable in a democracy By Hans von Spakovsky With the Census Bureau finally releasing its state demographics, the process of redefining political boundaries for local, state, and congressional seats begins. Anyone who believes there is a magical way to keep politics out of the redistribution process …

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‘If You Don’t Have a Religion, Get It Now’: Religious Exemptions May Bypass Vaccine Requirements | Politics

[ad_1] As of Tuesday, more than 3,800 workers had requested religious exemptions. So far, 737s had been approved, but officials stressed that an exemption does not guarantee job retention. Seven accommodations had been granted. Once the exemption is approved, each agency must assess the employee’s position and whether the person …

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Political diary: Cooper signs nine bills, including three sponsored by Rowan County officials – Salisbury Post

[ad_1] RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper signed nine bills last week, including three backed by Rowan County lawmakers. Among the measures Cooper has signed is Representative Harry Warren’s bill that extends restrictions on the premises of sex offenders to those convicted of sexually exploiting a minor. The legislation is the …

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Terrorist groups invade Africa

[ad_1] Mpho Tebele Gaborone – Africa has been the new center of global terrorism and extremism since June 2021, according to a United Nations Security Council report. Highlighting the rise of Islamic State affiliates trying to establish caliphates across Africa, the Security Council said global counterterrorism efforts should increasingly focus …

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Dangerous consequence of Israeli spyware

[ad_1] Tanim Asjad | Posted: July 23, 2021, 10:19 p.m. The exhibit was shocking but not surprising. Over the years, political and civil society activists, journalists and human rights defenders have expressed concern about wiretapping and data hacking of their communications devices. They also argued that some governments in some …

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A link between Pegasus and the overthrow of the Cong-JD (S) government in Karnataka? Many phones on the playlist

[ad_1] HD Kumaraswamy collaborators Siddaramaiah and HD Devegowda may also have been targeted by Pegasus, the investigation revealed. The numbers of former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and former Deputy CM G Parameshwara were selected for possible surveillance by Israeli spyware Pegasus ahead of the overthrow of the JD (S) …

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How the phones of journalists, ministers and activists could have been used to spy on them

[ad_1] New Delhi: A leaked database of thousands of phone numbers allegedly listed by several government clients of an Israeli surveillance technology firm includes more than 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers, including those used by ministers, officials of opposition, journalists, the legal community, businessmen, government officials, scientists, rights activists …

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After meeting with the Prime Minister, the J&K parties take the next step: to start talks with the Boundary Commission

[ad_1] Fearing to be isolated from the democratic process before the next legislative elections, the traditional leaders of Kashmir, the National Conference of Farooq Abdullah (NC) as well as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of Mehbooba Mufti, will meet for the first time with the Commission. of delimitation during his …

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BJP monitors social media activity of its Bengal leaders to thwart anti-party activities and get rid of ideologically compromised compromises

[ad_1] By Pragya Kaushika | Update: June 28, 2021 12:19 PM STI New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): In politically sensitive West Bengal, marred by post-election violence, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to closely monitor the activities of its leaders and executives on social media in order to detect …

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Hope on the horizon

[ad_1] Amid all the less good news to come, there is encouraging news from the proposed meeting called on the 24th of all dominant political entities in Jammu and Kashmir to be chaired by the prime minister. Nothing can be a better political initiative than this. J&K made the news …

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China’s debt trap plan for Hungary

[ad_1] The current protests in Budapest are all about an attack on Orban’s democratic setback, his lack of transparency and his authoritarian policies. But Beijing’s economic expansion and ever-increasing greed are just a symptom of its biggest power play in Eastern Europe. Why are thousands of people marching against the …

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Google’s adtech activity set to be officially investigated by the EU by year-end, Telecom News, ET Telecom

[ad_1] BRUSSELS: Alphabet’s Google unit could face its biggest regulatory threat, as EU antitrust regulators set to open a formal investigation into its lucrative digital advertising business before year-end, have declared people familiar with the matter. This would mark a new front for the EU competition authority against Google. Over …

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Finck: Divided parties, nothing new | Forum

[ad_1] Just when you thought our political leaders couldn’t divide us further, they have now turned on themselves. At the moment, the two sides face internal conflicts. Democrats wrestle between the so-called “progressives” (I still believe they don’t use that term correctly) and the “moderates”. A recent difference concerns the …

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A political history of the ACA

[ad_1] One of the main messages of The ten years war, Jonathan Cohn’s excellent story of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), appears in the last chapter: “The Affordable Care Act is a very flawed, hopelessly compromised and woefully incomplete attempt to establish a fundamental right that already exists. in all …

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Protests against a Fudan campus in Budapest

[ad_1] Comment China wants to open university in Hungary, with money from Hungary paying for the privilege. June 5, approximately 10,000 protested in Budapest against the Fudan university campus project. China is said to be bribing the Hungarian leadership, and the Hungarian president has close ties to the Chinese Communist …

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Monthly review | “Can the working class change the world? A Bold Call for the Reorganization of the World Working Class (Global Labor Journal)

[ad_1] Can the working class change the world?218 pages, $ 19 per pack, ISBN 9781583677100Through Michael D. Yates Reviewed by Fathimah Fildzah Izzati for World Labor Journal … The question of reproductive work, heavily occupied by women, is also highlighted in this story. It is crucial to point out that …

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Thanet’s council examines huge legal costs of £ 733,000 for pending disciplinary and grievance cases – with £ 247,000 already paid

[ad_1] Thanet’s advice Members of Thanet’s council cabinet are being asked to approve a whopping £ 697,000-733,000 to pay for legal fees due to ongoing disciplinary and grievance proceedings with the authority. A law firm was hired in March 2020 to provide governance support and costs have been estimated at …

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India needs to regain its scientific temperament

[ad_1] India’s Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the country’s 41st communications satellite – GSAT 30 – last year Image Credit: ISRO A yoga entrepreneur and staunch supporter of the current dispensation in India, Ramdev’s comments on modern medical science and the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines have led to major controversy, …

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Trump supporters argue that more post-election recounts should be done. But who foots the bill?

[ad_1] Chief National Census Correspondent Know the facts: Trump supporters insist on more post-election recounts. But who foots the bill? Update: May 27, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time 5:46 p.m. Hide transcriptionShow transcript Bamboo fiber, ultraviolet rays, constant rule changes. Welcome to the bizarre recount in greater Arizona County. Ordered by …

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Support anti-corruption campaigns – Daily Times

[ad_1] Transparency International defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. Corruption is a vice that erodes trust, weakens democracy, hinders economic development and further exacerbates inequalities, poverty, social division and environmental crisis. Corruption can take many forms and can include behaviors such as: officials demanding or …

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