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Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests
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Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests

>>Sreenivasan: PRO-DEMOCRACY SUPPORT IN HONG KONG WAS TESTED AT THE POLLS TODAY AS RESIDENTS VOTED IN LOCAL DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. TURNOUT WAS HIGH AND THE VOTE WAS PEACEFUL, IN CONTRAST TO THE VIOLENT ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS THAT HAVE PITTED HONG KONG’S

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Introduction: Crash Course U.S. Government and Politics
Lilly Singh Is Getting Old.
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Lilly Singh Is Getting Old.

-Now, I have something to confess tonight, okay? And I was struggling with whether or not I should even tell you this because I don’t like attention. Obviously, I’m in the spotlight. [ Laughter ] But today is my birthday.

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From Poll Taxes to Partisan Gerrymandering: Voter Disenfranchisement in the US
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From Poll Taxes to Partisan Gerrymandering: Voter Disenfranchisement in the US

Eric Michael Rhodes Welcome to History Talk, the podcast that brings together experts to discuss current events in historical perspective. My name is Eric Michael Rhodes, and I’m here with my co host, Lauren Henry. Lauren Henry Hi Eric. Voting

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Confirmation Bias: Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?
PBS NewsHour full episode September 27, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode September 27, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: a pivotal week for the presidency. The impeachment inquiry intensifies, as a whistle-blower’s concerns are increasingly verified. Then: the road to influence. China’s Belt and Road Initiative builds infrastructure

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 20, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode September 20, 2019

Captioning sponsored byNEWSHOUR PRODUCTIONS, LLC>>Woodruff: GOOD EVENING. I’M JUDY WOODRUFF. ON THE NEWSHOUR TONIGHT: RAISING THE ALARM. THE STANDOFF BETWEEN CONGRESS AND THE WHITE HOUSE CONTINUES TO ROIL, AS AN INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY WHISTLEBLOWER’S “URGENT CONCERN” REVERBERATES THROUGH WASHINGTON. THEN, TAKING

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 19, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode September 19, 2019

AMNA NAWAZ: Good evening. I’m Amna Nawaz. Judy Woodruff is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: urgent concern. A whistle-blower sounds the alarm, leading to warnings from the intelligence community watchdog and sparking a fight between Congress and the White House.

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 27, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode August 27, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Another challenger appears. I sit down with former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh to find out why he’s breaking party ranks to run against President Trump. Then: reclaiming their voices.

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Votes for Prisoners? Democracy and the European Convention on Human Rights
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Votes for Prisoners? Democracy and the European Convention on Human Rights

Decisions of the European Court of Human Rights holding that the UK’s blanket ban on voting by convicted prisoners violates Article 3 of Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights have caused controversy in the UK. One reason

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