Judge Releases Trove Of Sealed Records Related To Case Against Ghislaine Maxwell : NPR

A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim James/AP A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP A federal judge has unsealed […]

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The case for a citizens-centered Conference on the Future of Europe

On July 1st, Germany will take over the EU’s rotating presidency at a tipping point of Europe’s history after the Covid-19 pandemic. For a period of 6 months, Angela Merkel will have a crucial role to play in defining the scope and format of the Conference for the Future of Europe and in negotiating the […]

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Michael Flynn’s case ordered dismissed after appeals court overrules judge

The surprise ruling came as the trial judge had questioned the DOJ’s move. June 24, 2020, 3:10 PM 7 min read 7 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overruled District Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice […]

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The Case of Hegemonic Stability Theory – E-International Relations

In tandem with the end of imperialism, there was a belief that this strand of thinking does not have any substantial impacts on the study of contemporary world. But linking to the conceptualization of post-imperialism world now, empire’s legacies in the way scholars looking the world, especially in terms of politics, are existential. Empire has […]

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Coronavirus: Italy death toll rises to 21 as UK confirms 20th case – live updates | World news

Whilst the first person-to-person transmission within the UK may come as a shock to many, it was really only a matter of time. It is increasingly clear that SARS-COV2 is capable of being spread by people showing very mild, or perhaps completely unnoticeable symptoms, which has allowed it to escape the lockdown in China, albeit […]

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UAE confirms new coronavirus case in family arriving from China

A family in the United Arab Emirates, arriving from China’s central city of Wuhan, has been diagnosed with a case of the new coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday, Trend with reference to Reuters reports. It is the first known confirmed case in the UAE of a virus that has killed at least 132 […]

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Democrats Set To Continue Their Case For Removing Trump From Office : NPR

An artist sketch depicts impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., presenting an argument in the impeachment trial of President Trump in the Senate chamber on Wednesday. Schiff and the other managers will continue their opening arguments on Thursday. Dana Verkouteren via AP hide caption toggle caption Dana Verkouteren via AP An artist sketch depicts impeachment […]

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J’accuse! The Case for Pre-modernism, or, the Rural-urban Divide

Emile Zola’s now world-famous letter to the President of the French Republic, dated 13 January 1898, “J’Accuse!” (complete text of the letter in English translation here), set the stage for correcting a grave miscarriage of justice carried out by the French military and the secular French state against an innocent Jewish military officer, Alfred Dreyfus.  […]

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J’accuse! The Case for Traditional Capitalism

Max Weber brilliantly demonstrated the impact of religion and culture on politics, and even on world-scale institutions, at the beginning of the 20th century in his famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. A single religious idea, a theological principle, through a causal chain that Weber eloquently demonstrates, led to the establishment […]

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U.K. Halts Torture Case Against Former First Lady of Liberia

LONDON — A British judge has dismissed torture charges against the ex-wife of a former Liberian president before her trial next month over accusations relating to the country’s civil war. Agnes Reeves Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor, was arrested in London in 2017 and charged with eight counts of torture and conspiracy […]

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