Tag Archives: Politics

Colombia’s Government and FARC Sign Modified Peace Accord

New York, N.Y. Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group announced a new, modified peace accord Saturday, after voters rejected an earlier deal in a referendum. Secretary Kerry Meets With Colombian Officials in Havana, Cuba. Photo: U.S. Department of State. The government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) – a Marxist guerrilla group – […]

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For Britain’s Muslims, Mayor’s Victory Sign of Change

London, U.K. The election of Sadiq Khan as London’s first Muslim mayor is a sign of changing times for Britain and its population of nearly 3 million Muslims. “He is a Muslim. We are Muslims. This is a great opportunity for the Muslim people,” said Mohammed, a 69-year-old businessman in East London’s largely Muslim Whitechapel […]

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Polar Opposites: Fascist, Socialist Win New Hampshire Primary

Manchester, N.H. With 89 percent of polling places reporting, Sanders had 60 percent of the Democratic vote compared to 38 percent for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.  Trump had a similar margin for the Republicans as he grabbed 35 percent to win among a much more crowded field. The next President of the United States? […]

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Should Super-White States Have So Much Sway in Primaries?

By Dora Mekouar. Washington, D.C. New Hampshire is one of the smallest U.S. states, with a population to match, yet every four years this tiny state plays a key role in the presidential election. Photo: Wikipedia. Campaigns start with the Iowa caucuses on Monday, Feb. 1, followed by New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday, Feb. 9. With caucuses, […]

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NYC Gay Pride Parade 2011 Unlike Others: Marriage

New York, NY. A sea change in New York  Although I have attended the NYC Pride Parade since 1983 – many as a marshal – this one was different. As the lesbian on motorcycles thundered into view down Fifth Avenue I did something I had not done in 28 years. I burst into tears. After […]

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The Stewardship Report Announces Editorial Calendar

New York, N.Y. A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still in soft-launch, The Jim Luce Stewardship Report (JLSR) is focused on “Connecting Goodness.” Covering Faces, Issues, World Affairs, Life Style, the Arts, and Video, JLSR offers articles […]

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Jim Luce on Politics

Assemblyman Bing Strengthens Cultural Institutions in New York My Favorite Member of Congress: U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney Micah Kellner: Harvey Milk Lives — in Albany Bob Zuckerman: Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way Profile in Courage: the History-Making Geraldine A. Ferraro With U.S. Congressional Representative Carolyn Maloney at a party on a very hot […]

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Allure of the Hive: Connectivity, Social Networking & Change

New York, N.Y.  A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for theMultidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only roundtable on the many ways Facebook is changing how we live. The moderator was David Kirkpatrick, author of the soon-to-be-published The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That is Connecting the World, and panelists […]

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