Walter Shaub complained that taxpayer dollars had been co-opted “for the benefit of a man whose idea of public service is the public serving him.”
By Lee Moran (Huffpost)
Walter Shaub, the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, on Friday critically described President
Queens, one of the most diverse counties in the United States, has a population of more than 2.5 million, but just over 85,000 votes were cast on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
By CBS News
A primary for Queens district attorney that was already receiving national attention as a proxy for the national fight between different …
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"When people come together, we can beat big money in elections. People power is no fluke." - AOC
By Christine Chung (THE CITY)
A few months ago, Tiffany Cabán toiled in near anonymity as a public defender in Manhattan.
LaborPress gives a sense of empowerment to workers.
By Staff Writer
August 2009 saw the birth of the now infamous labor news publication, LaborPress. This initiative was started by Neal Tepel in …
Ted Cruz And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Team Up To Ban Lawmakers From Lobbying
By Sasha Ingber (NPR)
“Let’s make a deal,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.
“You’re on,” agreed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas.
The two …
Rwanda's president said the country had become "a family once again", while marking the 25th anniversary of the genocide that killed 800,000 people.
Paul Kagame, who led a rebel force that ended the slaughter, lit a remembrance flame in the capital Kigali.
Rwandans will mourn …
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologised for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during colonial rule in Burundi, DR Congo and Rwanda.
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has apologized for the kidnapping of thousands of children born to mixed-race couples during colonial rule in …
Mansa Musa travelled to Mecca with a caravan of 60,000 men and 12,000 slaves. The trip to Mecca helped put Mali and Mansa Musa on the map. In a Catalan Atlas map from 1375, a drawing of an African king sits on a golden throne atop Timbuktu, holding a piece of gold in his hand.
By Naima Mohamud (BBC Africa)
The richest man of all time.
That title belongs to Mansa Musa, the 14th Century West African ruler …
Reports of attacks and gunfire in some areas as voters go to polls to elect president
By The Guardian
Nigeria’s long-awaited presidential election went ahead on Saturday, marred by heavy gunfire in the north-east, killings in the south and reports …