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jussie smollett

Jussie Smollett Indicted & Democratic Candidates Grow

"th progressive support so splintered, maybe there’s an inside track to the nomination for the former Colorado Governor. His name ID also isn’t terrible, with it being floated last year as the possible counterpart to a John Kasich independent run." Writes Andrew Bartholomew in this week's news roundup.
Deal

Deadline on Brexit Deal Approaching, French Cardinal Jailed, and Albanian Unrest

"The UK’s Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox, has assured that negotiations with the Union will carry on and a deal will be settled before the final meaningful vote on the withdrawal bill on the 12th, before the official leaving date of the 29th," writes James Smith
americas, trump

Cohen Testimony, Trump Meeting, Updates From Cuba, & AOC Under Investigation

"This week was all about Donald Trump and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. If you could force those two to live together, you would get the greatest reality TV show ever made. While the president was the focus of testimony by Michael Cohen and while he was in peace talks with Kim Jong Un, Ocasio-Cortez was involved in a lot of left side infighting. This is the last week in review."
regime, cuba

Libertarian Party Of Cuba In Danger Over Constitution Referendum

A referendum was held on Sunday in Cuba proposing a new constitution. The referendum has seen widespread criticism from proponents of liberty in the...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

Brexit Delayed & Netanyahu Corruption Scandal In Israel

"If parliament votes down No Deal, then it will vote on extending Article 50, the amendment which allows Britain to leave the EU. Then Brexit will be delayed until summer, in theory giving more time to reach a deal. Hardline remainers will no doubt push for a ‘People’s Vote’ second referendum that may cancel Brexit altogether."
americas, trump

Venezuela Worsens, & The Washington Post Gets Sued

Violence escalates in Venezuela, Nick Sandmann fires back, and Robert Kraft was arrested for soliciting prostitution in Florida. This is the last week in...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

ISIS Bride Citizenship Revoked & Vatican Response To Abuse

UK Remainer MPs from Labour and Conservative break away to form Independent Group Seven MPs from the Labour Party and three MPs from the Conservative Party...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

Catalan Former VP on Trial for Rebellion, and God Emperor Trump

Italy EU Leader calls Italian PM “Puppet” Belgian MEP and European Parliament stalwart Guy Verhofstadt infuriated the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte after he accused him...
china

Crystal Meth For The Holidays & Hiring Executioners

Another week, another Asian news roundup! This week we'll cover a Journalist arrested on potentially politically charged grounds, Sri Lanka looking to hire executioners,...
americas, trump

Trudeau Corruption, Ilhan Omar Controversy, & More From Virginia

Calls for public officials to resign dominated the news this week in Congress, Virginia, and Canada. In addition, Ocasio-Cortez continued to make a fool...

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Paternalism

Government Paternalism

"The government has a vested interest in prolonging adolescence. This is because those with an adolescent mindset will need a care taker, and the government will be right there to provide it."
ubi

The Future of Universal Basic Income (UBI) Explored

"What I see happening is that unless newer fields emerge that are of interest to people (since this scenario has enough base costs covered to not really need to work), and assuming this somehow doesn’t turn into some form of Star Trek socialism, I believe that we’ll move from a service economy into more of an entertainment economy."
Yang

What #YangGang2020 Needs to Realize About Yang

"On the surface, there’s a good chunk of ideas that could sit quite well with libertarians and many of the goals and changes we’ve wanted to see for years. Unfortunately, there’s a lot on the other side of this equation that needs a look over."