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  • Protesters demand 'downfall' of political class in Lebanon

    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has given his political adversaries 72 hours to agree on solutions to the country's economic crisis, amid growing calls for the government to resign. "The pain of the Lebanese is real," said Hariri during his televised address that followed two days of nationwide demonstrations. "The Lebanese were waiting for the government to give them solutions and we couldn't give it to them. "What we have seen since yesterday is a true pain which I feel and acknowledge,"...

  • Opinion: Rory Stewart has made Pret a Manger the front line of a political class war

    Look at Nigel Farage. A boarding schoolboy turned commodities broker who I can only assume gained popularity largely because he has been photographed countless times with a pint in his hands

    The Independent
  • Envy in Politics review: why keeping up with the Joneses is a political trump card

    A fascinating study indicates that the president’s support is based on more than political animus alone What motivates Donald Trump’s political base, a major factor behind the silences and squirms of Republican officials these days? Dissections of what the president’s mass of supporters thinks, feels and perceives have pointed to their vanished jobs, stagnant incomes and precariously low savings; their ideological commitments to conservative judges, lower taxes and nationalist foreign policy;...

    the Guardian
  • Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics

    If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong. You heard talking head after talking head castigate Morey for sending the tweet, speculation over whether he’d keep his job, speculation about the sincerity of his convictions, discussions about what this meant for...

  • Sunday Politics

    An update on President Trump's G-7 announcement, the Ukraine scandal and the impeachment inquiry.
  • Week In Politics

    White House disarray deepened the Ukraine scandal this week and affected America's standing abroad.
  • Guerrilla Politics

    The left may have jumped the gun in choosing guerrilla politics as a strategy.�