Compromised Political Leaders

China’s debt trap plan for Hungary

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 right-wing …

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

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 the …

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Finck: Divided parties, nothing new | Forum

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 way …

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A political history of the ACA

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 other …

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Protests against a Fudan campus in Budapest

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 Party …

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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)

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 reproductive …

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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

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

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, with …

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

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 the …

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Support anti-corruption campaigns – Daily Times

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 accepting …

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# ITWebSS2021: Assessing Security Risks in Africa

Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola African countries are becoming popular targets of bad actors, with costly consequences. In October last year, a major breach that compromised Uganda’s mobile money network plunged its telecommunications and banking sectors into crisis. The hack was the result of a security breach in the payment services aggregator, Pegasus …

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Election turmoil in Samoa: Fiame Naomi Mata’afa says ousted prime minister must recognize role ‘under the law’ after accusing Supreme Court of bias

The deposed Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, accused the Supreme Court of aligning itself with the Faatuatua i le Atua Samoa ua Tasi (FAST) party in a tirade of anger delivered amid a political and constitutional impasse in the island nation. But FAST leader Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, who …

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Russell Moore’s departure from Southern Baptist Convention leadership raises questions about his future | Washington post

Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore, who has criticized then-President Donald Trump and his supporters, announced this week that he would step down from the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention, where he has been chairman of his political arm since 2013. Moore’s departure from the convention’s Ethics and Religious Freedom …

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Emerging Biosolutions Executives Address Questions From Lawmakers In Vaccine Investigation

Besieged biotech firm Emergent Biosolutions will face a congressional investigation on Wednesday, scrutinized for what investigators say are the “serious shortcomings” in their manufacture that have led to up to 15 million doses of COVID-vaccine ingredients. 19 compromised and eliminated due to cross contamination. Top emerging executives Fuad El-Hibri, founder …

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By-elections

The by-elections to a seat in the National Assembly, NA-249 and its results and reactions from the leaders of political parties seem unrealistic and make it clear that they only trust the national institutions and the Pakistan Election Commission when they become victorious or whatever happens in the country. country …

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Australian political journalism is shit

“The Coalition has abandoned debt and deficit in a monumental shift to its political discourse.” This is the refrain we have basically heard from many Australian political journalists since the release of the last government budget and the focus on spending on elderly care, mental health and others. areas of …

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