Campaigning with the slogan "Enough is Enough," Trzaskowski promises to use the experience and contacts he gathered as a former European affairs minister to "fight hard" for a fair slice of the EU's 2021-27 budget, and to repair tattered ties with Brussels. … [Read more...] about Poland Begins Voting in Election Delayed by Virus
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In addition to that, through it all, the Republican Party showed at least enough fealty to the old idea of republican virtue by respecting the Constitution and the rules. Nixon tried to pull a fast one on the Constitution. But he got caught. And once caught, he largely succumbed to the process. He agreed to have John Dean and Alexander Butterfield go tell the Senate Watergate Committee what they knew, which proved his undoing. When the jig was up, it was Republicans who told him so, and he agreed. … [Read more...] about The Republican Party Was Founded to Fight White Supremacy. Here’s How It’s Embraced It Now.
Whatever Erdogan’s influence on Turkey’s masculine culture may be, the country’s gender fault lines long predate his time in power. Domestic violence, for example, has provided thematic fodder for generations of writers and filmmakers. Turkish author Elif Shafak begins her novel Honor, a story about women murdered for shaming their families, with a childhood memory about a neighbor who beat his wife. “In the evenings we listened to the shouts, the cries, the swearing. In the morning we went on with our lives as usual. The entire neighborhood pretended not to have heard, not to have seen.” … [Read more...] about Turkey’s Rampant Domestic Violence Problem
Roberts’ ruling Thursday cited the Clinton case, the court’s 1974 ruling requiring President Richard Nixon to disclose the Watergate tapes, and even the 1807 ruling allowing former Vice President Aaron Burr, who had initially been charged with treason, to demand documents from President Thomas Jefferson. Chief Justice John Marshall, who presided over Burr’s trial, rejected Jefferson’s argument that he could not be required to provide evidence or testify and said the president was “of the people.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court rules NY prosecutors may seek Trump’s tax returns, but not Congress