Tag: power

Puff piece on Barr shows once again what an amoral, power-hungry snake Mitch McConnell is

June 28, 2021
According to Barr—and confirmed by McConnell himself—McConnell repeatedly urged him to publicly dump cold water on Trump’s claims that the election had been stolen. As McConnell was asking Barr to speak out, he himself stayed silent about the outcome of the election even after Joe Biden had widely been called as the winner. Why wouldn’t McConnell

Africa: How African Union Members Came to Share Power Despite Themselves

June 13, 2021
The African Union (AU) held its first summit in 2002, establishing itself as a new international organisation. It also launched a new vision for African security cooperation. Nearly two decades later, it is worth reflecting on the process that produced that vision. It may have something to teach us about international negotiations. The vision is

Mozambique: Harnessing the Power of Data to Assist Rape Survivor, 14, and Convict Rapist in Mozambique

March 11, 2021
MAPUTO, Mozambique–“You cannot solve a problem that you don’t understand” – so the saying goes. This is why it is critical to collect data if you want to make informed, evidenced-based decisions on ending sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). “To put an end to this violence, it is necessary to know the patterns and trends,

Former Trump advisor says Texas power outages are consequence of electing Biden

February 21, 2021
The New York TimesCruz and Cuomo Face Scandal. Trump Can’t Save Them.Even by Washington standards, this has been a particularly shameless week. With millions of Texans freezing in their homes, Sen. Ted Cruz fled to a Mexican beach, offering his constituents little more than the political cliché of wanting to be a “good dad.” (Apparently,

Africa: Joe Biden’s in-Tray for Africa As He Takes Power Today

January 20, 2021
Africa may be looking up to Joe Biden and his Vice President Kamala Harris to right the wrongs of Donald Trump as the pair take power following a chaotic political season in the US. And while Biden will most certainly consider addressing domestic issues first after his swearing in this afternoon in Washington, his in-tray

Trump is Jealous of the Power Mitch McConnell Wields

December 31, 2020
It has been very obvious over the last 4 years that Donald Trump does not enjoy the job of president. It has been equally obvious, though, that Trump very much enjoys the power of the job. And Trump has exercised that power over the last few weeks in the form of pardons for his political

Mozambique: Sasol Pulling Out of Ressano Garcia Power Station

December 23, 2020
Maputo — The South African petrochemical giant Sasol has announced that it is selling its share of the gas-fired Ressano Garcia Thermal Power Station (CTRG), in the far south of Mozambique to the Nigerian company, Azura Power Limited, for 145 million US dollars. Sasol has a 49 per cent holding in CTRG. The other 51

Why Trump Has No Power to Postpone the 2020 Election

July 30, 2020
President Trump, who is trailing badly in polling of the race for the White House, suggested on Thursday that the Nov. 3 general election be delayed “until people can properly, securely and safely vote.” Even for him, floating the idea of postponing the election was an extraordinary breach of presidential decorum.But the president does not

MoveOn members in 2019: Putting our people power to work | MoveOn.Org

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] By Peyton Forte. Tuesday, December 31 2019 2019 | MoveOn members | people power MoveOn members began 2019 with new hope for our future as a new Congress was sworn in—the most diverse House of Representatives in history, with many progressive champions MoveOn members played pivotal roles in electing. And we ended the year

Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics)

September 28, 2019
Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (Justice, Power, and Politics) [Ashley D. Farmer] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations. Complicating the assumption that sexism relegated black women to the margins