Are Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This

trendAre Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This
Office politics are an inevitable game, and at times can be extremely exhausting. In a politically charged environment, carefully calculated efforts must be put forth to ensure your success. The key to staying afloat within the organizational politics …
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Can a Book With Bad Politics Be a Good Book?
Good books with bad politics are not a new problem. On the contrary, the subject is one of the oldest in Western thought, going all the way back to Plato’s “Republic.” For the ancient Greeks, the “Iliad” was the ultimate good book, playing a formative …
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Donald Trump and the Rise of Loudmouth Politics
Donald Trump has overturned American politics in ways we can’t even imagine yet. His signature policies—building the wall, banning the Muslims, a trade war with the Chinese and Mexicans—are ridiculous, but his signature style has rendered the status …
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Opposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech

Thomas Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. The event, formerly known as the The Cable Show, has been the reimagined for doing business in the digital economy by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Thomas WheelerOpposition to Broadband Subsidies Is More About Politics Than Tech
Nearly 30 percent of Americans still don’t have broadband at home, which remains too expensive for many of the nation’s poorest families. That’s why the Federal Communications Commission has updated a Reagan-era subsidy originally intended to help the …
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Bowser aide calls furor over St. Elizabeths chief executive ‘DC politics
The city official behind the selection of the chief executive of St. Elizabeths Hospital, who abruptly resigned this week amid questions about his qualifications, defended the choice to the D.C. Council on Wednesday. At a budget hearing for her agency, …
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For the Record: A hodgepodge of politics
We’ve finally wrapped our heads around the (not particularly surprising) Wisconsin results. And we’re ready to move on. Next up to the plate? Well, technically the Wyoming Democratic caucus on Saturday, but eh, no one’s really talking about it all that …
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DEM 2016 SandersBernie Sanders’ Bird Shows Us How Great Our Politics Can Be
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is using the image of a bird that flew on to a lectern where he was speaking in Portland to promote his vision of America. And it couldn’t be more different than the one Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump offers.
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Former Tory MP’s scathing Boris Johnson attack deepens party rift
Parris, a former aide to Margaret Thatcher, denounced Johnson for alleged dishonesty, vacuity, sexual impropriety and veiled homophobia. “Somebody has to call a halt to the gathering pretence that if only you’re sufficiently comical in politics you can …
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Week In Politics: Brussels Terror Attacks, Trump V. Cruz
NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the presidential candidates’ reactions to the terror attacks in …
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trendU.S. High Court Rejects Republicans on North Carolina Voting Map
520880313DT006. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory speaks with guests at an election watch party on Nov. 4, 2014, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photographer: Davis Turner/Getty Images. Don’t Miss Out — Follow Bloomberg Politics On. Facebook Twitter …
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Donald Trump Calls Pope’s Criticism ‘Disgraceful’
“No leader, especially a religious leader, should have the right to question another man’s religion or faith,” Mr. Trump said, going on to claim that the pope was being used for political purposes by the Mexican government. “They are using the pope as …
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A New Era in Conservative Politics: The Tea Party’s Lasting Influence
Less a new, independent movement than a reinvigoration of conservatism, the Tea Party has transformed American politics. It has reestablished the centrality of the U.S. Constitution in public discourse, made the federal debt a national-level question …

TV turns politics into entertainment

trendTV turns politics into entertainment
But this year, with television spending more time than ever on presidential politics this early in an election cycle, even I am wondering if enough is enough, given the quality of the coverage. More really is less, it seems, when it comes to the kind …
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And Then There Were 16
It has been a privilege and an honor to travel this country, to speak with the American people about their hopes and dreams, to see a sense of optimism prevalent despite a season of cynical politics.” Since launching his second presidential bid in June …
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Five Stories to Watch in Politics
Sections. Top Stories · Video · U.S. · World · Politics · Entertainment · Health · Tech · Lifestyle · Money · Investigative · Sports · Good News · Weather · Photos. Shows. Shows. Good Morning America · World News Tonight · Nightline · 20/20 · This Week …
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Of mustaches and men: Obama adviser David Axelrod talks politics with David

trendOf mustaches and men: Obama adviser David Axelrod talks politics with David
Of Walker, Axelrod said that he was “the most fundamentally political candidate of the 17.” He noted that Walker is a talented and focused politician, but has deliberately moved to the right as he has sought to win the Iowa Caucuses, a potentially …

‘Illinois Sunshine’ illuminates the influence of money in politics
In recent years, changes in the political landscape and the Citizens United decision have made it more important than ever to focus on how money affects the American political process. In Illinois and across the nation, there has been a dramatic …
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Your complete preview for tonight’s presidential debate in Cleveland: Ohio
Republican presidential candidates gather on stage before a forum Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Manchester, N.H. From left: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rick Perry, Rick …

McConnell doesn’t have the time for Cruz to play politics with highways – The

trendMcConnell doesn’t have the time for Cruz to play politics with highways – The
This would prevent the unrelated political pitches from getting a vote out of fear they could derail the majority leader’s plan to push through a multi-year extension of funding for highway and mass transit projects before the end of the month, when …
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Today in Politics: Donald Trump, Unafraid to Cross the Line, Takes His Pulpit
Today in Politics: Donald Trump, Unafraid to Cross the Line, Takes His Pulpit to the Border. 6:54 am ET 6:54 am ET. The New York Times. Share; Tweet. Photo. Donald Trump’s podium and microphone as the crowd waited for him at a rally in Bluffton, S.C …
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Women in Politics: College Edition – Nova Southeastern University | MSNBC
Welcome to Women in Politics: College Edition, where promising women leaders in student government on college and university campuses across the country will be featured on Heidi Richards has been nominated to represent Nova …
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trendUN Targets Looting as Islamic State Smashes and Sells Antiquities
Ending the looting can likely only be achieved by doing what the U.S. and its allies have resisted for years in Syria and even Iraq, despite the chaos there: getting more involved. Frederick Deknatel is an associate editor at World Politics Review.
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Playing Many Sides, Sudan’s Bashir Tries Again to End His Isolation
Today, Sudan is still under U.S. sanctions and debarred from concessional finance from the World Bank and IMF. … Meanwhile, Bashir’s visit last week to the United Arab Emirates stressed trade, but also signaled ongoing efforts at political balancing.
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Denmark’s central bank swells its foreign-exchange reserves to a record size.
The Danish central bank has cut its deposit rate to minus 0.75 per cent (the lowest in the world alongside Switzerland’s), told the government to suspend bond sales, which pushed down yields to record lows and even to negative territory, as well as …
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trendFinland sold five-year debt at a negative yield.
Yields on government debts across the eurozone have tumbled to fresh record lows, following the ECB’s announcement to embark on a bond-buying programme in a bid to prevent a deflationary spiral. On Wednesday, Finland became the first eurozone …
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Austerity Backlash Adds New Dimensions to EU Political Spectrum
The victory of Syriza in Greece’s recent parliamentary elections has led some to speculate about the impact the radical leftist party will have on Europe’s political landscape. With the Greek economy suffocating from depression-level contraction …
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If You Dig It, Will They Come? Nicaragua’s Controversial Canal
Billed as the world’s largest engineering project, it will snake 173 miles across Nicaragua upon its projected completion in 2019, providing a wider, deeper alternate route between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans for ships too large to transit the …
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trendNavalny Sentencing Exposes the Kremlin’s Weakness: Corruption
Since Oleg is not known for his political activities, the move was widely interpreted as hostage-taking, indicating that Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to silence the elder Navalny without making him a martyr. As Masha Gessen wrote in The New …
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Despite Zimbabwe Purge, Mugabe Succession Still Far From Certain
… to the country. He has published articles on South Africa in International Relations, Diplomacy & Statecraft, The World Today, Politikon: The South African Journal of Political Studies and The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International …
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The US currency surges on expectations of rate rise.
Cheap oil prices, slowdown in China, which has had a big impact on the world’s commodity exports such as Australia, Brazil, Chile and Indonesia, as well as weak economic growth in the crisis-hit eurozone suggest that there is little chance of getting …
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