Month: May 2021

Condolences pour in from all political walks: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Amritsar May 24 Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Chief Minister of the Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh sent messages of condolence on Monday through the Chairman of the Medium Industry Corporation Amarjit Singh Tikka during the…

Uncertain outlook for Chile with political change underway

Santiago (AFP) Chile, Latin America’s richest but deeply inegalitarian country, faces an uncertain economic future after mostly left-wing independents sweep the elections to dominate a body that will rewrite the country’s free-market constitution. Over the nine months, the 155-member editorial…

Uzbek authorities refuse registration of new political party with presidential ambitions – The Diplomat

At a polling station in Tashkent, a woman votes in the 2019 parliamentary elections, in front of her daughter. Credit: Catherine Putz Advertising In less than six months, Uzbekistan is due to hold a presidential election. Despite a five-year reform…

A creationist could become the leader of a major British political party

The ruling Northern Ireland party faces a leadership election between two ultra-conservative candidates who opposed the Good Friday Agreement that ended the unrest in Northern Ireland. Of the two candidates, one is a creationist who rejects the theory of evolution,…

State vaccination rate down by political party

Analysis of states with the highest and lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates to date shows a clear partisan divide. What would you like to know Analysis of states with the highest and lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates to date shows a clear…

Podcast: Does America Need a Third Political Party?

A major crisis may have been avoided, but the short-term gain will come at a much greater cost in the long term. Congress recently narrowly avoided another government shutdown after contentious back and forth between Democrats and Republicans and an…

Will Liz Cheney’s break with her political party lead her to the left?

As my regular writing opportunities dried up, I gradually retired from the political game. Unfortunately, I have found that editors prefer writers who cater exclusively to those who are firmly on one side of the political spectrum, rather than those…

HDZ remains most popular political party in Croatia – EURACTIV.com

The Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ, EPP), the ruling party led by Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, leads the polls with 26.7% a week before the local elections scheduled for May 16. HDZ is counting on victory in Split and Osijek, the…

Brookings register | Biden rides the winds of political change

During his appearance before a joint session of Congress, President Biden sought to answer questions from Americans about where he intended to lead the country. But Mr Biden’s speech, less a State of the Union speech than a statement about…

Biden Rides the Winds of Political Change | Opinion

In his appearance before a joint session of Congress on Wednesday evening, President Biden sought to answer questions from Americans about where he intended to go for the country. But Mr Biden’s speech, less a State of the Union speech…