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An environmental group loses its way | Moran

“But he will not, and should not, back down from the drive to disclose the identity of big donors” writes Star-ledger Editorial Board for nj.com. But this stunt is more likely to backfire on the LCV as donors and Zwicker’s fellow legislators scratch their heads in disbelief.Are its big donors afraid of harassment because the LCV works to fight climate change, or protect the air and water from pollutants?.  Source: nj.com

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Why the world of personal finance needs more politics

“If better personal finance could fix this one by one for more than 300 million Americans, we would know by now” writes September At Pm for washingtonpost.com. Helaine Olen: Elizabeth Warren wrote a book of personal finance advice.Andy Hill, founder of the personal finance blog and podcast Marriage, Kids and Money, tells me that college debt is a major concern of his audience.Surely, I thought, Dieker had received plenty of comments about it at a personal finance conference.It also helped create an ecosystem of personal finance bloggers, podcasters and Instagram…

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Labour to vote against Boris Johnson’s snap general election bid

“He says, ‘Of course I will have a general election on 15 October, nothing to worry about,’ but nobody in parliament trusts this man” writes Lizzy Buchan for independent.co.uk. Mr Johnson announced he would table a motion for a general election later today, which requires the backing of more than two thirds of MPs.”And once that is secured, we’ll head towards a general election.”. If it succeeds, the prime minister said he will table a snap election motion later tonight.Sir Keir Starmer has confirmed Labour will vote down Boris Johnson’s bid for…

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‘Examining Politics’ Sept. 3: Salena Zito on the ‘cancel culture,’ Fairfax Supervisor Pat Herrity, author Jeff Abraham

“If you only have time for one news/politics podcast, “Examining Politics” is for you” reports washingtonexaminer.com. ET, “Examining Politics” is the perfect podcast to wrap up your busy day and bring you up to speed on everything happening in American politics today.Featuring some of the biggest names in American politics, journalism, and punditry, O’Connor focuses on the biggest political stories of the day with in-depth interviews and unique analysis. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Can PACs Popularize Cryptocurrency Donations in US Politics?

“He went on: Another 2020 presidential candidate who was accepting cryptocurrency donations, Eric Swalwell, dropped out of the race in July, just two months after announcing a crypto donations campaign” writes Stephen O’neal for cointelegraph.com. At this point, just one 2020 presidential candidate is accepting crypto donations — Andrew Yang, a Democrat with a background in tech and law, who vocally supports pro-crypto regulations. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Tusk: Domestic politics could drive Britain out of EU

“WARSAW (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson might decide to go for Brexit at all costs, just to settle domestic political issues, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “The main political problem with Brexit is the situation inside Britain … the emotions related to this show that we are all victims of Britain’s internal politics,” Tusk told private broadcaster TVN24. Source: 95kqds.com

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European stocks set to edge lower as bond market recession warning deepens

“The FTSE 100 was seen around 8 points lower at 7,082, the DAX was expected to open around 7 points lower at 11,723 and the CAC 40 looked set to edge 11 points down to 5,376, according to IG data” writes Elliot Smith for cnbc.com. European stocks were seen opening slightly lower Wednesday after the U.S. yield curve inversion deepened to levels not seen since 2007, reigniting fears of an impending recession.European auto stocks received a boost Tuesday after Beijing said it would relax or remove restrictions on auto purchases…

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‘Examining Politics’ August 20: The ‘Trump Effect’ on Conservative media, RNC fundraising & the Decline of the Golden State

“If you only have time for one news/politics podcast, Examining Politics is for you” reports washingtonexaminer.com. ET, Examining Politics is the perfect podcast to wrap up your busy day and bring you up to speed on everything happening in American politics today.Featuring some of the biggest names in American politics, journalism, and punditry, O’Connor focuses on the biggest political stories of the day with in-depth interviews and unique analysis. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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MPs must demand report on impact of no-deal Brexit, Gordon Brown says

“Gordon Brown has called on Parliament to order Boris Johnson to commission an independent report on the consequences of a no-deal Brexit before taking the UK out of the European Union” writes Andrew Woodcock for independent.co.uk. The former Labour prime minister said MPs should seize control of the House of Commons agenda for a day to pass a law making Brexit conditional on the production of an impact report. Source: independent.co.uk

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