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Shor concedes that a certain version of this class of highly educated neophytes has been a permanent feature of Democratic Party politics since at least the 1960s, but he argues that the downstream political effects of this demographic imbalance have worsened with the rise in education polarization – that is, the tendency of highly educated …

A displaced Ethiopian mother and her two children take shelter in a school in the regional capital of Tigray, Mekelle, after armed men storm their home. © UNHCR / Olga Sarrado Mur GENEVA – Governments must strengthen cooperation and redouble efforts to find solutions to the millions of people uprooted by conflict and persecution around …

Oct. 7 (Reuters) – An apparent truce in the deadlock on the US debt ceiling in Congress has offered some relief to Wall Street investors on the verge of a possible default, but analysts must assess the risk of a new crisis at the end of the year. . Leaders of major banks and financial …

Does capitalism finally have a champion in Downing Street who is not afraid to wave their flag? It was not until the end of March that reports that the prime minister attributed to “capitalism” (and “greed”) the successful rollout of the vaccine in the country made headlines. Mr Johnson reportedly immediately asked his backbench audience …

Extensions of the new coverage product include business interruption without damage, denial of access and loss of attraction. In addition to the new product launch, Rokstone has appointed Rebecca Steel (pictured), Portfolio Manager, Political Violence and Terrorism, to lead its Politics and International Terrorism division. Steel joined Rokstone in February this year and brings with …

This edition of International People Moves details the appointments at Ed Bermuda, Mosaic Insurance and Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI). A summary of these new hires follows here. Ed Bermuda appoints Marsh’s Juul as head of emergency Ed, the London-based wholesale and specialist reinsurance broker, has announced the appointment of Kristina juul as leader of …

HOUSTON – Americans are spending a dollar more on a gallon of gasoline than they were a year ago. Natural gas prices have climbed more than 150% over the same period, threatening to increase the prices of food, chemicals, plastics and heating this winter. The energy system is suddenly in crisis around the world as …

The day political prisoner Ana Margarita Vijil saw her mother after 80 days of incarceration in the police complex known as the “New Chipote” prison, she wanted to be strong. Yet her mother, Ana Margarita, was pale, very skinny, and suffered from a stomach infection, but her biggest concern was her mother’s health as she …

Sudanese take part in a march against the Rapid Support Forces, which they accuse of a raid on protesters who camped outside the Defense Ministry during the 2019 revolution, in Khartoum, Sudan on June 3, 2021. REUTERS / Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah WASHINGTON, Oct.2 (Reuters) – The United States warned Sudan this week that a failed …

By ZEKE MILLER, JONATHAN LEMIRE and JOSH BOAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – When President Joe Biden proposed a massive expansion of federal services for Americans this year, he laid out great stakes – not just for his own presidential legacy but far beyond. The imperative, he said in a speech to Congress in April, …