Category Archives: government

After Trump, will the presidency recede a bit for Americans?

Ted Anthony, director of digital innovation for The Associated Press – Calvin Coolidge, known by some as “Silent Cal” during his time in the White House, used his autobiography to live up to his nickname. “The words of a president,” … Continue reading

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Feds seize stolen bitcoin worth more than $1 billion

by Khristopher J. Brooks, a reporter and video editor for CBS MoneyWatch – Federal officials have seized more than $1 billion worth of stolen bitcoin linked to shuttered black market website Silk Road. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, … Continue reading

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Government Restrictions on Religion Reach Highest Level Globally in More Than a Decade

Pew Research – Authoritarian governments are more likely to restrict religion In 2018, the global median level of government restrictions on religion – that is, laws, policies and actions by officials that impinge on religious beliefs and practices – continued … Continue reading

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Amid Protests, Majorities Across Racial and Ethnic Groups Express Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement

 KIM PARKER, JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ AND MONICA ANDERSON As demonstrations continue to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody, Americans see the protests both as a reaction to Floyd’s death and an expression of frustration over longstanding … Continue reading

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The Swamp That Trump Built

 Nicholas Confessore, Karen Yourish, Steve Eder, Ben Protess, Maggie Haberman, Grace Ashford, Michael LaForgia, Kenneth P. Vogel, Michael Rothfeld and Larry Buchanan in the New York Times – A businessman-president transplanted favor-seeking in Washington to his family’s hotels and resorts — and earned millions as a gatekeeper to his own … Continue reading

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