Politics Archive

The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics

cartoon carousel Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain

Coronavirus: Tackle education gap or face youth violence, says ex-watc…

Failing to make up the education time lost as a result of the pandemic will cause social unrest and unprecedented youth violence, a former schools watchdog has warned. Cautioning over the “profound” consequences for society, Sir Michael Wilshaw stressed the need for a large-scale

When Political Partisanship And The Military Collide : NPR

President Trump walking from the White House to St. John’s Church on June 1. Gen. Mark Milley (far right), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was among those walking behind the president. Milley says his presence was “a mistake” that he has learned

BAME MPs accuse Priti Patel of gaslighting in racism debate | Priti Pa…

Senior Conservatives have hit back after more than 30 Labour MPs from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds accused Priti Patel of trying to silence debate by “using” her own experience of racism. The 32 MPs, including Diane Abbott and Clive Lewis, expressed their

Anatomy of a Political Comeback: How Biden Earned Nomination

___ SALVATION IN SOUTH CAROLINA South Carolina’s Feb. 29 primary gave Biden a much needed comeback. It was the first heavily African American state to have a say, and 64% of African American voters supported Biden. The state’s voters were more enthused about restoring

GOP FCC Commissioner says Twitter CEO is ‘weaponizing’ his business

Brendan Carr, FCC Commissioner, speaking at the State of the Net Conference 2019 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Michael Brochstein | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is “weaponizing” the company

After Joke, Altaf Bukhari Says, His Political Promotion an ‘Imaginatio…

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 45Shares  Jyotsna Bharti New Delhi: Cooling his heels in the blistering capital where the political mercury is soaring at the moment, Altaf Bukhari is playing it cool and calm, despite his name as the chief of the so-called advisory council—seen

Coronavirus Politics Daily: Epicenter in Indonesia, Ethiopia to the re…

Indonesia becomes an epicenter: Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, is now considered an epicenter of the pandemic, after it suffered its biggest daily surge in cases Thursday with over 900 new infections. The country of 260 million has the largest outbreak in

Afghan Rivals Sign Power-Sharing Deal as Political Crisis Subsides

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s monthslong election dispute, which resulted in the bizarre reality of two men taking the oath of office as president, reached a resolution on Sunday when President Ashraf Ghani gave his chief rival, Abdullah Abdullah, the leading role in the country’s

Matthew McConaughey releases new PSA: “This is not about politics”

Matthew McConaughey has been spreading important messages of hope during the coronavirus crisis, and his newest PSA, created with producer Roy Spence, reminds viewers the pandemic is not about politics.  The PSA, which McConaughey shared on Instagram, features patriotic images from different American cities and small