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Letter of the day | Parody of a third political party | Letters

THE EDITOR, Madam: “The first third party in 1944, when we had the first general elections under the new Constitution, the Jamaican Democratic Party, was really a party of businessmen who had no attraction to either the PNP (Parti People’s National Party) nor for the JLP (Jamaican Labor Party),” political historian Troy Caine said in […]

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The Growing Popularity of Green Political Party Beliefs | Earth.Org – Past | Gift

The seriousness of climate change and the importance of environmental protection have become priorities for many, with some believing that these issues should be at the top of the political and government agenda. A growing number of people have started voting for the Green Party in their country to represent their concerns and views. […]

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The leader of a local political party wanted me to be a misinformation mule

EDINBURGH, Texas — An independent citizen journalist who unearths information about the darker side of Hidalgo County politics says it’s time for a local party leader to step down. Josh D. Mariscal says that based on text and phone interactions he’s had with Hidalgo County Democratic Party Chairman Patrick Eronini, it’s clear Eronini is trying, […]

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Noam Chomsky says America’s GOP is a radical insurgency, not a political party – Reuters

He made his comments just as the GOP splits over two recent developments: former US President Donald Trump’s admission that he intended to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Republican National Convention referring to the Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021 as a form of “legitimate political speech.” “Over the past […]

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Noam Chomsky says GOP ‘is not a political party’ but a ‘radical insurgency’

Political philosopher Noam Chomsky argues that the Republican Party has become “not a political party” but a “radical insurgency”. He made his comments just as the GOP splits over two recent developments: former President Donald Trump’s admission that he intended to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Convention national republican referring […]

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A year after the attack on the Capitol, Connecticut leaders are launching blows at political parties

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Thursday marks one year since the deadly uprising at the Nation’s Capitol in Washington, DC Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo said democracy was under threat that day. “Inspired by Donald Trump’s rhetoric, his supporters rioted violently,” DiNardo said. State Democratic party leaders added that Republicans had established “the big lie” – […]

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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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Rokita to schools: Black Lives Matter a political organization you can’t promote | Indiana

(The Center Square) – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has issued a legal notice warning public schools not to promote Black Lives Matter and to adopt neutral policies to ensure they do not violate not the law. “Black Lives Matter is unequivocally a political organization,” Rokita said in a statement. “Promoting or displaying some politically […]

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Facebook Ad Policies Have Changed, But Political Campaigns Can Still Target You

register here to receive On Politics in your inbox on Tuesdays and Thursdays. During the 2020 election, the Biden and Trump campaigns ran Facebook ads aimed at black voters in Kenosha, Wis., about the race and police protests that dominated the summer. On Tuesday, Meta, the social media company formerly known as Facebook, announced changes […]

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Levin: “The Democratic Party is a very evil political organization”

Fox News host Mark Levin walked through what he believes is a smokescreen shrouding the Democrats’ agenda with their $3.5 trillion spending bill on Sunday’s “Life, Liberty & Levin” . Democrats are promoting the sweeping bill that includes a series of social reforms, but the bill has caused a rift within the party. The multitude […]

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Fox News should be considered a political organization, not a news network

Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch declared that Fox News would act as the “loyal opposition” to Biden. If so, as evidenced by the network’s sensationalist expertise, then it should be considered a political organization and not an information network. According to this classification, Fox News should raise money for donors and PACs, not cable subscribers. […]

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Davidson students join political campaigns and work to change their communities

By: Tess Finke ’24 (she/her), Personal editor Davidson students work to get the vote. Photo by Hannah Dugan ’21 How many text messages and calls did you receive from passionate political campaigners before election day? Five? Ten? Twenty? You may have ignored the messages or maybe you thought it was spam. However, in an election […]

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What political campaigns have learned about how to spend money

An estimated $14 billion has been poured into the 2020 federal races, and money is still being raised and spent on post-election legal battles and campaign debt settlements. But with a decisive Senate runoff coming up in Georgia, campaigns and political activists are doing a quick study of the recent campaign to determine how best […]

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Who funds political campaigns and why should you care?

Even though the stakes have never been higher, the urge not to vote remains tempting (but you should, please don’t twist it). Much more than dissatisfaction with a candidate, one of the most discouraging factors at play is the seismic influence of money. The average voter is ridiculously ill-equipped to oppose the Goliath that is […]

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As political campaigns heat up, students feel the pressure

This semester, many Emory students have immersed themselves in the world of political campaigning during a pandemic that has completely upended the way candidates run, fundraise, and reach out to voters. With less than two weeks to go, student interns and campaign workers are connecting more on the home stretch. With most campaigns using virtual […]

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How to avoid receiving political campaign texts

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As robocalls become more popular and the number of landlines declines, political campaigns are now texting people to encourage them to […]

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How political campaigns can text you with personal information

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – As robocalls become more popular and the number of landlines declines, political campaigns are now texting people to encourage them to […]

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A Potential New Marketing Strategy for Political Campaigns: Deepfake Videos

The video shows Donald Trump speaking from a podium. With his classic speaking habits – “People love me because I’m a fair person” – he urges Belgium to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, which the United States did in the summer last. But the video isn’t real – you can tell by Trump’s smudged […]

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Build an independent political organization (but not quite a party)

This piece is part of the Perspective’s series on the strategy of progressives over the next 40 years. LLast May, 125 organizers from 23 states gathered near Baltimore to discuss the very issue that Perspective asked. The November election was on our minds, but the discussion was more than just a look at the current […]