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  • ‘Nation as a service’ is the ultimate goal of for digitized governments

    Kaspar Korjus, the Founding Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, shared his futuristic vision on how to get nation states to digitize with attendees of TNW2019 today. The private sector has set the pace for technological transformation, and Korjus thinks it’s time for nation states to catch up. “We’ve given governments millions of dollars to digitize, but they always seem to fail,” Korjus said. But what if they didn’t? Having been part of Estonia’s pioneering digitalization of...

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  • 2020 Dems Want National Abortion Rights Laws

    Fearing the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, multiple Democratic candidates for president have called for a federal law to enshrine abortion rights nationwide. The post 2020 Dems Want National Abortion Rights Laws appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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  • Maduro wants early Venezuelan National Assembly elections

    Despite the efforts in Norway, the representatives of Juan Guaidó and Nicolás Maduro haven't been able to come up with a proposal to bring to the negotiating table. Maduro still controls the Venezuelan military and has the support of Russia and China.  Venezuela's embattled president said he wants to reschedule next year's election for the opposition-controlled National Assembly. During a socialist party rally Monday, Maduro said advancing the elections is the "peaceful solution" to the...