Thousands of Iranian farmers protest against severe water shortages

Thousands of protesters have converged on Isfahan in central Iran to voice their anger after the city’s lifeblood river dried up due to drought and diversion. The massive protest, that drew in farmers and other people from across Isfahan province, was the biggest since demonstrations over the water crisis started on November 9. “Thousands ofContinue reading “Thousands of Iranian farmers protest against severe water shortages”

Analysis: Why new Ohio redistricting maps are an ‘insult to democracy’ – CNN

CNN’s John Avlon breaks down how the “rigged” redistricting process in Ohio is engineered to help the Republican Party achieve an electoral majority.

More than a year after Donald Trump’s loss, Wisconsin Republicans wage relentless attacks on the state’s election commission

Republicans in Wisconsin are engaging in a multi-pronged attack on the state’s bipartisan election commission — in one of the latest efforts to relitigate the 2020 election in a key presidential battleground state. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has publicly urged fellow Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature to take over the running of federal electionsContinue reading “More than a year after Donald Trump’s loss, Wisconsin Republicans wage relentless attacks on the state’s election commission”

Trump Just Endorsed Militia-Backed Candidate Against Idaho’s GOP Governor

A well-known militia leader thanked Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin for pledging to be a “friend” to their cause if she wins the governorship. Former President Donald Trump endorsed Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday night in a long-running battle with Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little, calling her “a true supporter of MAGA sinceContinue reading “Trump Just Endorsed Militia-Backed Candidate Against Idaho’s GOP Governor”

Youngkin’s Son Tried Twice to Vote Illegally on Election Day

A rather bizarre development in Virginia. On election day Glenn Youngkin’s 17 year old son twice tried to vote illegally. Indeed, he attempted to do so – twice – in a precinct where his family doesn’t even live. The younger Youngkin went to vote in a precinct at the Great Falls Library in Fairfax County. HeContinue reading “Youngkin’s Son Tried Twice to Vote Illegally on Election Day”

Republican Glenn Youngkin Won Virginia’s Governor Race In An Early Warning Sign For Democrats

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe’s loss in a state Joe Biden won big in 2020 shows how tricky the midterms could be for Democrats. Republican Glenn Youngkin is projected to win the Virginia gubernatorial race, deepening a panic among Democrats about their ability to hold control of Washington in next year’s midterms. Youngkin, a first-time candidate, wallopedContinue reading “Republican Glenn Youngkin Won Virginia’s Governor Race In An Early Warning Sign For Democrats”

Let’s talk about justice delayed in Alabama – Beau of the Fifth Column

Brazil Senate report backs criminal charges against Bolsonaro

Report recommends that president be indicted for nine crimes related to his handling of the pandemic that killed more than 600,000 people. A Brazilian Senate investigative committee has approved a report that calls for President Jair Bolsonaro to be indicted for nine crimes related to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, including crimes against humanity.Continue reading “Brazil Senate report backs criminal charges against Bolsonaro”

Florida Gov. DeSantis recruits unvaccinated officers with cash bonuses

DeSantis mentioned the New York City, Minneapolis, Chicago and Seattle police departments as possible targets. Law enforcement officers who risk losing their jobs for not wanting to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or make their vaccination statuses known could get $5,000 bonuses to work in Florida. Gov. Ron DeSantis said Sunday on Fox News that he wants out-of-stateContinue reading “Florida Gov. DeSantis recruits unvaccinated officers with cash bonuses”

Several people killed and wounded in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan’s Jalalabad – WION

Several people have been killed and wounded in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan’s Jalalabad region. WION’s correspondent Anas Mallick gets you more details.

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