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22 blogs about Politics.

  1. Africa Is a Country
    …a site of opinion, analysis, and new writing on and from the African left. More info

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    A forgotten relic
    Just two weeks on from Les Elephants greatest ever triumph, the Ivorian women’s national team is at its lowest point. The Ebimpe municipal pitches where Athletico Abidjan trains. Credit Alasdair Howorth © 2024. This weekend …
    By Alasdair Howorth, 1,210 words
  2. All That Is Solid ...
    Look what A Very Public Sociologist melted into. By Phil. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A Reliably Loyal Servant
    What is the point of political commentary? In my view it should try to explain what's going on in politics, explain the stakes, the tactics and strategies deployed, tear asunder its self-serving illusio, and make …
    By Phil, 620 words
  3. Balladeer's Blog
    Singing the praises of things that slip through the cultural cracks. 🇺🇸 More info

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    JUNGLE JIM (1948)
    JUNGLE JIM (1948) – Decades before Raiders of the Lost Ark, “Jungle Jim” Bradley, mercenary jungle guide and adventurer, was fighting Nazis, Communist Spies and other menaces while finding lost cities & ancient artifacts, all …
    By balladeer, 400 words
  4. Blood Knife - Editorial Archives
    A digital magazine about cyberpunk, sci-fi, horror, neon, knives, blood, and capitalism. More info

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    REVIEW: Foe (2023)
    Tense, emotional climate science-fiction that doesn’t quite come together by Kevin Fox, Jr. This piece was written during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labor of the actors currently on strike, the film being covered …
    By Kevin Fox, Jr., 1,178 words
  5. Charlie's Diary
    Being the blog of Charles Stross, author, and occasional guests. 🇬🇧 More info

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    A message from our sponsors: New Book coming!
    (You probably expected this announcement a while ago ...) I've just signed a new two book deal with my publishers, Tor.com publishing in the USA/Canada and Orbit in the UK/rest of world, and the book …
    By Charlie Stross, 545 words
  6. Conservative Home
    Britain's leading Conservative blog for news, comment, analysis and campaigns, edited by Paul Goodman. By Paul Goodman, et al. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Lord Ashcroft: My first 2024 focus group. A Tory recovery isn’t imminent in Bolton and Middlesbrough. But voters aren’t convinced by Labour.
    Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC is an international businessman, philanthropist, author, and pollster. For more information on his work, visit lordashcroft.com. In my last poll, a 2019 Conservative voter’s average likelihood of voting Tory again at …
    By Lord Ashcroft, 1,913 words
  7. The Constitution Unit Blog
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    The UK Governance Project: proposals for reform
    A commission chaired by former Attorney General Dominic Grieve recently published a report on the current state of UK governance, which has identified substantial problems and made recommendations to improve matters. Here, Dominic outlines the …
    By The Constitution Unit, 63 words
  8. Corey Robin
    Corey Robin is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Arno Mayer, 1926-2023
    The historian Arno Mayer, who had such an influence on my work and eventually became a friend, has died at 97. He wrote books on everything from the French Revolution to the First World War …
    By Corey Robin, 640 words
  9. ElectoralVote
    Track the election with a red/blue map of the US updated daily using the latest state polls. By Andrew Tanenbaum, Christopher Bates. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Thu, Feb. 22 Electoral Vote Predictor
    Trump's Short List for Veep Is Full of People He Would Never Pick Donald Trump loves to keep people guessing. It keeps him in the news. By not revealing his choice for running mate, he …
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  10. Emily F. Gorcenski
    The personal site of Emily Gorcenski. 🇩🇪 🇺🇸 More info

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    What's New: Edition 2024-01-22
    I’m trying to write more, but lately my fire has been replaced by noise. My most toxic trait is one I work really hard not to project on anyone, either in terms of judgment or …
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  11. George Monbiot
    Archive of his syndicated column about international and British politics and issues, arranged by topic. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Hard Labour
    This could be not only Labour’s last chance but, if the party doesn’t recover some courage, British democracy’s. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th February 2024 It’s as if Keir Starmer is seeking …
    By monbiot, 1,117 words
  12. History Unfolding
    A historian's comments on current events, foreign and domestic. By David Kaiser. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Back to Minneapolis
    In December I posted about the controversy over the death of George Floyd and the guilt or innocence of the police officers who were convicted of his murder, drawing in part--but only in part--on two …
    By David Kaiser, 602 words
  13. interfluidity
    By Steve Randy Waldman. More info

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    Cold December
    It is almost February. Happy New Year! Time to round up drafts posts from, um, December. I’ve been working a bit obsessively on what I think is a pretty great engine for turning any RSS …
    By Steve Randy Waldman, 530 words
  14. John Quiggin
    Commentary on Australian and world events from a socialist and democratic viewpoint. 🇦🇺 More info

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    Monday Message Board
    Another Monday Message Board. Post comments on any topic. Civil discussion and no coarse language please. Side discussions and idees fixes to the sandpits, please. I’m now using Substack as a blogging platform, and for …
    By John Quiggin, 62 words
  15. LRB Blog
    Europe’s leading magazine of ideas, published twice a month. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Barbara Everett: Henry and Hamlet
    A work of art is what it is, even more than what it says. The only real way of seeing how Hamlet differs from Henry is to perceive the great difference in the plays that …
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  16. Pearls and Irritations – Public policy journal
    Read progressive, liberal commentary on issues that impact Australians. Our daily articles focus on politics, public policy and world affairs. By John Menadue, et al. 🇦🇺 🇺🇸 More info

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    Assange’s draconian prosecution criminalises journalism and grants the US extraterritorial reach
    In an extraordinary barely reported turn of events close to the conclusion of Julian Assange’s two day UK High Court Appeal against his extradition, a gaping hole appeared in plans to shunt him onto a …
    By Mary Kostakidis, 69 words
  17. Pharyngula
    Evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal. By PZ Myers. 🇺🇸 More info

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    My plan for when the alpha males take over: sell spiders
    You know how the secret to getting rich in a gold rush is to sell shovels? Well, I’m going to be ready when this alpha male plan takes off. I am going to have to …
    By PZ Myers, 52 words
  18. Phil Ebersole's Blog
    thoughts about politics and the passing scene. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Hard choices for a world that’s heating up
    The world is still getting warmer. Charts like this shouldn’t be necessary to prove this fact. All that is necessary is to have lived a certain number of decades, and remembering how things used to …
    By philebersole, 301 words
  19. Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives /// Darren Cullen
    Satirical art and illustrations by Darren Cullen. 🇬🇧 More info

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    NEWSNIGHT
    https://video.wixstatic.com/video/5897e0_fd46ef20406c4575b9cd464b8f6ab5be/1080p/mp4/file.mp4This is amazing. A photo of the "Vote for Genocide - Vote Labour" poster I designed was featured in the BBC Newsnight intro last night, right after a shot of Starmer getting into an SUV. …
    By Darren Cullen, 48 words
  20. Trinketization
    John Hutnyk writes on culture, cities, diaspora, history, film, prisons, colonialism, education, Marxism. 🇬🇧 More info

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    ISSH2024
    We have extended the deadline for abstracts for ISSH2024 by ten days. Though the deadline for text for the proceedings is still 1st May. Conference is 26-27 July. Please consider coming. Its hard to show …
    By john hutnyk, 133 words