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Xi’s Political Allies Emerge

02Nov

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday – As Chinese President Xi Jinping received a potent boost to his status in the sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee that concluded on Oct. 27, Xi’s close allies are emerging. Unless there is a rapidly changing situation in the future, Xi’s people are expected to hold a key position in the government for at least 10 years.

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Sometime during the next few months, the US Supreme Court will issue a decision that could profoundly weaken public employee unions across the country. By all accounts, the justices — in the oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association — signaled that they are poised to rule that workers’ payment of dues to public sector unions must be voluntary

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Debunking Donald Trump

20Nov

Firstly, I must make this much clear: I am not a Republican. However, I do respect those who champion fiscal responsibility as an ideological platform, as well as those few GOP candidates who have proven their political mettle and entered the arena with more than just empty promises (John Kasich, for example). No matter whether I agree or disagree with their policies, at the very least they make concrete statements about what they plan to do in office via their respective “On the Issues” statements and comments on the campaign trail.

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Deepak Chopra Takes Shot At Donald Trump

16Nov

Spiritual leader and Super Genes  author Deepak Chopra joined HuffPost Rise recently and said the biggest solution happening in the world is “the quick uprooting of Donald Trump’s career.” Chopra said Trump “has to keep doing what he’s doing, and the political situation will take care of the rest. ” He predicted that this “self-correction” would come before the end of the Republican primary. “He’s the problem, and his keeping on doing what he’s doing is the solution,” he added

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Hey qweeeeeen! Johnny McGovern dropped the latest installment in his new web talk show “Hey Qween!” last week and it features beloved “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Willam Belli. More…

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As the situation confronting kidnapped women in Nigeria continues to deteriorate, the need for international solidarity has never been greater. The 276 teenage women, who were kidnapped at gunpoint by Islamist group Boko Haram, have been held captive for more than a month. What is worse, there have been reports of mass forced “marriages” to rebel militants and some women may have literally been sold into slavery across the Nigerian border in neighboring countries.

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