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Special report: Liverpool politics – the state of play

Special report: Liverpool politics - the state of play

With the eyes of much of the world permanently on the shambolic situation regarding Brexit, you could be forgiven for not realising that Liverpool‘s own political situation is rather tempestuous, with a deeply uncertain future. In this special report, Political Editor Liam Thorp attempts to asses the various, complicated states …

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Bob McCarthy: When Ireland and politics intersect

Bob McCarthy: When Ireland and politics intersect

Take a look around our town today. Politicians are everywhere. Maybe sunshine and receding snowbanks prompt their exit from winter lairs. But more likely because it’s St. Patrick’s Day, and people are celebrating, especially at that big event stretching along Delaware Avenue. If a senator or Council member – and …

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San Francisco Magazine

San Francisco Magazine

  Known for its sweeping tolerance of individual difference and strict intolerance of political difference, San Francisco is a big city that, in matters of policy, behaves like a smaller one. Politics is a patchwork of dozens of clubs. Everyone is in everyone’s business. Every debate is a litmus test …

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Virginia Politics

A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Virginia Politics

<p class="clay-paragraph" data-editable="text" data-uri="www.thecut. com/_components/clay-paragraph/instances/cjrtkqeye00689cy6e9axrcg7@published” data-word-count=”111″>In less than a week, four of Virginia’s top politicians have become engulfed in their own separate but interconnected scandals. First, there was Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s appearance in a racist photo from the 1980s; then, the man who would succeed him, Lieutenant Governor Justin …

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Explainer – ‘Ghetto President’ shakes up Ugandan politics

NAIROBI(Reuters) – The arrest this month of a 35-year-old legislator who calls himself “Ghetto President” has sparked fierce street protests in Uganda. Musician-turned-MP Robert Kyagulanyi represents a new challenge to President Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986. Museveni has won praise in the West for his support against militant Islam …

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