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Mica activists in discussion to form a new political party

MICA CAMPAIGNS ARE in talks to form a new political party to contest the upcoming local elections in Donegal. The move would send a wake-up call to the government as politicians in the North West fear for their seats following the fallout from the bad block scandal. It comes amid anger from concerned homeowners that […]

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Farmers launch new political party to contest upcoming elections in Punjab

The new political party, Samyukt Samaj Morcha, which could team up with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), is expected to contest all 117 seats in the Punjab assembly election in February-March. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, a body of 33 farmers’ unions, however, distanced itself from the political group and said its name should not be […]

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22 agricultural unions launch political party Samyukt Samaj Morcha to challenge Punjab polls, SKM disagrees | Latest India News

The Punjab Farmers Political Front will be led by Balbir Singh Rajewal. Three agricultural bodies including BKU (Dakounda) and BKU (Lakhowal) will soon decide to join the party. About 22 farmers’ unions that were part of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which led the year-long protest against the three controversial farm bills, came together to launch a […]

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22 farmers’ unions form new political party Sanyukt Samaj Morcha

22 farmers’ unions, which are part of Sanyukt Kisan Morcha and participated in the protest against the three agricultural laws, have come together to form a political party in Punjab. The new party has been named Sanyukt Samaj Morcha, which will be led by Balbir Singh Rajjewal, the leader of the BKU (Rajewal). After announcing […]

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New progressive civic political parties are forming in the New West

Together New West is progressive – but not to be confused with New West Progressives A new municipal party is aiming to elect “progressive candidates” to council and the school board in next year’s municipal elections. Together New West, which held its first annual general meeting over Zoom on December 5, is a new municipal […]

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IIM graduate forms political party to turn Bangalore into model city

Srikanth Narasimhan, founder and general secretary of the Narvirmana Party of Bengaluru (BNP), is an alumnus of India’s most prestigious schools. An Engineering graduate from BITS Pilani and an MBA from IIM-Bangalore, Srikanth worked in the corporate field for over 20 years before becoming actively involved in the social and civic space of Bengaluru. He […]

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DiEM25 launches a new political party in Germany: MERA25 — with Julijana Zita and Yanis Varoufakis [video]

The MERA25 family is growing! Last month, on November 13, we launched MERA25 in Germany, our German political party. In Greece, our sister party MERA25 is already in parliament. Now MERA25 also exists in Germany. Because there is no conflict between Greeks and Germans, but a conflict between people above and those below. On the […]

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Financing of political parties: natural resources, a key catalyst

Green Governance Zimbabwe TrustPOLITICAL party financing remains a cog in the democratization of elections because of its potential to put some parties ahead in the electoral process at the expense of others. In cases where the sources of election funding are opaque, parties raise illicit funds from foreign investors (through arranged investments), private individuals and […]

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Donations to political party candidates must now see…

In July this year, the Constitutional Court overturned the Public Protector’s findings that President Cyril Ramaphosa had acted unlawfully in various respects regarding donations made to his CR17 election campaign. Indeed, the President was under no obligation under the Code of Ethics for Members of the Executive (the Code), adopted under the Ethics for Members […]

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Libertarians should not support any major political party

The following is a slightly edited transcript of remarks made by Nick Gillespie during a Newsweek podcast debate on the American political realignment. You can listen to the podcast here: One of the things Democrats and Republicans agree on is coming up with election rules and campaign finance rules and things like that that make […]

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Solidarity deregisters as a political party to become a campaign group

Solidarity MEMBERS have agreed that it should deregister as a political party, but a rebranded campaign entity will be launched next month. The new Socialist Solidarity Network is described as “a socialist and pro-independence campaign group” that will continue the work established by the original party. This will include boosting its online presence with a […]

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Crime has no political party | Columnists

A remark I saw about the decision to close some Walgreens locations in San Francisco amid reports of shoplifting caught my eye. “Shoplifting can’t be the reason Walgreens is closing, all of their items are already locked up.” Telling this to others, I did not have to explain the absurdity of the statement. Of course, […]