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Spanish TV election debate excludes far-right party

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Socialist leader and incumbent prime minister Pedro Sanchez has agreed to a single television debate with the lead candidates from three other main parties, following controversy over a potential debate appearance by a surging far-right party. The Socialist party said Wednesday Sanchez will appear ahead of the April 28 ballot on […]
Tags: News, Spain, Ap, Nation, Madrid, Sánchez, Socialist Party, Pedro Sanchez


Albania opposition’s protests attract fewer participants

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties have continued their weekly protests calling for the government’s resignation and an early election. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition accuses the leftist Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama of being corrupt and linked to organized crime, which the government denies. A few thousand protesters, apparently fewer […]
Tags: News, Nation, Albania, Democratic Party, Edi Rama, Tirana Albania, Socialist Party


Guaido calls for protest as Venezuela blackout drags into third day

Power went out in much of the country on Monday afternoon, less than two weeks after electricity was restored following the worst blackout in Venezuela's history. "The time has come to agitate in every state, in every community, to get water back, get electricity back, get gas back," said Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly who invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency in January, arguing President Nicolas Maduro's May 2018 re-election was illegitima...
Tags: Science, United States, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, National Assembly, Socialist Party, Guaido


Venezuela's second blackout this month drags into third day

Work and school were canceled for a second day after power went out on Monday afternoon in much of the country, less than two weeks after the country's worst-ever blackout left residents scrambling to find food and drinking water. "I think this is going to be worse than the first blackout," said Julio Barrios, 60, an accountant who was looking for open stores to buy food or ice. "A lot of people want to work but there's no transportation, and if there's nobody working the country will be paral...
Tags: Science, United States, Venezuela, Socialist Party, Guaido, Julio Barrios


Albania opposition holds new rally, calls for early election

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A few thousand opposition protesters have gathered in front of Albania’s parliament building calling for the government’s resignation and an early election. Thursday’s rally is part of the center-right Democratic Party-led opposition’s protests over the last month accusing the leftist Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama of being corrupt […]
Tags: News, Nation, Albania, Democratic Party, Edi Rama, Tirana Albania, Socialist Party


Albania president: Ready to resign to solve political crisis

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The Albanian president says he would be ready to resign from his post if that helped to resolve the country’s political crisis. The Democratic Party-led opposition has resigned from its parliamentary mandates and has been holding protests accusing the leftist Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama of being corrupt […]
Tags: News, Nation, Albania, Democratic Party, Edi Rama, Tirana Albania, Socialist Party


Venezuela's Guaido launches national tour in 'new phase' to oust Maduro

Guaido, who invoked the constitution in January to assume an interim presidency, saying Maduro's re-election was illegitimate, called on thousands of supporters to stay committed to what he dubbed "Operation Freedom." "Very soon, when we have visited and organized every inch ... we will go to Miraflores and reclaim what belongs to the Venezuelan people," Guaido said, referring to the palace, in a speech in the industrial city of Valencia 176 km (109 miles) west of Caracas, where he toured shops...
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Valencia, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Miraflores, National Constituent Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, Guaido


Venezuela seeks to restore power amid looting; China offers help

Power had returned to many parts of Venezuela after a nationwide outage last week that Maduro's ruling Socialist Party blamed on an act of U.S. sabotage, though it had not fully reached the western state of Zulia, where temperatures are high. In addition, there's no potable water and no food." The country's top food company, Empresas Polar, said four facilities in Maracaibo, the biggest city after the capital Caracas, had been sacked this week, with looters making off with water, soft drinks a...
Tags: Science, China, Venezuela, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Empresas Polar, Maracaibo, Zulia


Milwaukee and socialism.

WI GOP exec director: "No city in America has stronger ties to socialism than Milwaukee ... And with the rise of Bernie Sanders and the embrace of socialism by its newest leaders, the American left has come full circle. It’s only fitting the Democrats would come to Milwaukee.” — Molly Beck (@MollyBeck) March 11, 2019 From the Wikipedia article on Milwaukee:During the first sixty years of the 20th century, Milwaukee was the major city in which the Socialist Party of America earned the highest ...
Tags: Law, Wikipedia, Milwaukee, America, Gop, Socialism, Wisconsin, Progressive, Bernie Sanders, Socialist Party, Ann Althouse, Socialist Party of America, Molly Beck, Emil Seidel, Democrat cats in Wisconsin, Daniel Hoan


"'All of Venezuela, to Caracas!' Guaido yelled while standing atop a bridge.... 'The days ahead will be difficult, thanks to the regime.'"

From "Venezuela's Guaido calls for massive protest as blackout drags on" (Reuters).Addressing supporters in southwestern Caracas, Guaido - the leader of the opposition-run congress who invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency in January - said Maduro's government "has no way to solve the electricity crisis that they themselves created."..."We're all upset that we've got no power, no phone service, no water and they want to block us," said Rossmary Nascimiento, 45, a nutritionist ...
Tags: Law, Venezuela, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Ann Althouse, Guaido, Caracas Guaido, Reuters Addressing, Rossmary Nascimiento


Venezuela's Guaido calls for massive protest as blackout drags on

Addressing supporters while standing atop a bridge in Caracas, Guaido - the leader of the opposition-run congress who invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency in January - said Maduro's government "has no way to solve the electricity crisis that they themselves created." "All of Venezuela, to Caracas!" Guaido yelled while standing atop a bridge in southwestern Caracas, without saying when the planned protest would be held. "The days ahead will be difficult, thanks to the regime...
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Guaido, Caracas Guaido


Opposition protesters scuffle with police as Venezuela's lights flicker

Dozens of demonstrators attempted to walk along an avenue in Caracas but were moved onto the sidewalk by police in riot gear, leading them to shout at the officers and push on their riot shields. The OPEC nation was plunged into darkness on Thursday evening in what the governing Socialist Party called an act of U.S.-sponsored sabotage but opposition critics derided as the result of two decades of mismanagement and corruption. Much of the country remained without power on Saturday morning, incl...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Reuters, Caracas, Socialist Party, Miraflores


Venezuela opposition protesters scuffle with police as blackout lingers

Dozens of demonstrators attempted to walk along an avenue in Caracas but were moved onto the sidewalk by police in riot gear, leading them to shout at the officers and push on their riot shields. The OPEC nation was plunged into darkness on Thursday evening in what the governing Socialist Party called an act of U.S.-sponsored sabotage but opposition critics derided as the result of two decades of mismanagement and corruption. "The police abuse us even though they suffer the calamity that we do...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Caracas, Socialist Party, Lilia Trocel


Venezuela power flickers after worst blackout in decades

Power went out across the recession-stricken country on Thursday afternoon due to a problem at Venezuela's main hydroelectric plant, the government said, calling the event an act of "sabotage" by ideological adversaries. Neither Socialist Party officials nor state power company Corpoelec have provided further updates on the situation. Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who most Western nations recognize as Venezuela's legitimate head of state, criticized the government for bungling the country's e...
Tags: Science, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party, Juan Guaido, CORPOELEC


Venezuela crippled by power blackout, China warns over foreign meddling

Power went out across the recession-stricken country on Thursday afternoon due to a problem at Venezuela's main hydroelectric plant, the government said, calling the event an act of "sabotage" by ideological adversaries. While blackouts are routine in many Venezuelan provinces, nationwide power outages under the ruling Socialist Party have never extended for more than a day, despite five years of grueling recession and widespread and severe shortages of basic goods. Opposition leader Juan Guai...
Tags: Science, China, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party, Juan Guaido


Venezuela grinds to a halt as blackout drags into a second day

Power went out late on Thursday afternoon due to a problem at Venezuela's main hydroelectric plant, the government said, calling the event an act of "sabotage" by ideological adversaries. While blackouts are routine in many Venezuelan provinces, particularly along the western border with Colombia, nationwide power outages under the ruling Socialist Party have never extended for more than a day. It is not just any blackout," said Luis Martinez, a 53-year-old construction worker walking to work ...
Tags: Science, Colombia, Venezuela, Socialist Party, Luis Martinez


Democrat Party Leaders Are Sick in the Head ~ VIDEO Proof

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two weeks ago, leader of the Socialist Party, (formerly known as Democrat Party) and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, said this: “I know the Republicans have some unease about it, no matter what they say. Because if the president can declare an emergency on something that he has created as an emergency, an illusion that he wants to convey, just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people. You want to talk ab...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, White House, America, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Trump, Democratic, Pelosi, Democrat Party, Socialist Party, Mark Walters


Venezuelan soldiers defect as troops fire tear gas at protesters on Colombia border

Soldiers from Venezuela's national guard have deserted their posts ahead of an opposition-led effort to bring aid into the economically-devastated county. Three abandoned their posts on the Simon Bolivar International Bridge to oversee the humanitarian aid delivery, while a fourth did so at the Paula Santander International Bridge in Ureña, in the south west of the country. The soldiers have asked for help from neighbouring Colombia's migration agency, the department said. Separately Ven...
Tags: News, US, Opec, Ap, Cnn, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, Afp, Harriet Alexander, Caracas, Maduro, Socialist Party, Simon Bolivar


Venezuela troops fire teargas on Colombia border protesters

Venezuelan forces on Saturday hurled tear gas and fired rubber to break up a crowd demanding to cross the Urena border bridge to Colombia. "We want to work!" people chanted as they faced Venezuelan National Guard riot police blocking the crossing, one of several ordered closed by President Nicolas Maduro late Friday. Supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido in Colombia are planning to cross the border carrying emergency supplies into Venezuela. While the need for basic food and medicines is r...
Tags: News, Congress, Opec, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Reuters, National Guard, Maduro, Rodriguez, Socialist Party, Tachira, Venezuelan National Guard, Cucuta, Luis Fonsi


As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

Last month, Venezuelan opposition leader and Congress chief Juan Guaido invoked the constitution to assume the interim presidency after declaring Maduro's reelection in May 2018 illegitimate. In an effort to secure the backing of Venezuela's military, Guaido proposed an amnesty for officers who turn on Maduro's government. Amid fears the changes have stalled, opposition leaders have begun to talk in the past week about bringing ruling Socialist Party stalwarts into a potential transition gove...
Tags: News, Congress, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party, Juan Guaido, Guaido


Clashes with police in Albanian opposition rally

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters have clashed with police in an anti-government rally to protest what they says is a corrupt and inefficient Cabinet, asking for its resignation and early elections. Supporters of Saturday’s Democratic Party-led rally broke police ranks as they tried to enter the building of leftist Socialist Party […]
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Symposium: Why not continue the political struggle in partisan-gerrymandering cases?

Derek Muller is an associate professor of law at the Pepperdine University School of Law. “In a democratic society like ours, relief must come through an aroused popular conscience that sears the conscience of the people’s representatives.” So wrote Justice Felix Frankfurter in his dissenting opinion in Baker v. Carr in 1962. It was, of course, a dissent. A majority of the Supreme Court in short order reorganized state legislatures according to its own understanding of fair representation — that...
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What was socialism like in the United States during the 20th century?

While America seems like a haven for capitalists, socialism has a long and often successful electoral history here. Milwaukee had socialist mayors until 1960.Today's resurgence of interest in socialism has nothing on the red tide of 1912. None Socialist candidates are cropping up all over the country. In Texas, they are being elected to judgeships. Two of them serve in Congress, and another one works in the Senate. Chicago has a Socialist alderman and the city council of Sommerville, Massachuset...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, California, Democracy, White House, Milwaukee, America, History, United States, Capitalism, Innovation, Republican, Socialist, Bernie Sanders, Social Change


Venezuelan Official Threatens to Cut Power to U.S. Embassy as Diplomatic Standoff Grows

A top Socialist Party official threatened to shut off electricity to the complex
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Venezuela, U S Embassy, Socialist Party, Onetime


Albania parliament backs government reshuffle

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has backed a government reshuffle in a vote called by the prime minister after the country’s president refused to accept his nominee for the foreign minister. The parliament, dominated by the governing Socialist Party of Prime Minister Edi Rama, on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for the nomination of nine new […]
Tags: News, World, Nation, Albania, Edi Rama, Tirana Albania, Socialist Party, Nation & World


Venezuela's President Maduro starts new term, shrugs off criticism

The country's pro-government Supreme Court, which has largely supplanted the opposition-run Congress, swore him in following a welcome with a symphony orchestra and cheering supporters waving miniature Venezuelan flags. Before he had even completed his inaugural speech, the United States accused him of "usurping power," and Paraguay announced it was cutting diplomatic ties - a symbol of the growing diplomatic isolation that he will face in the new term. "That's the rallying cry of our revoluti...
Tags: Science, Supreme Court, Congress, United States, Paraguay, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party, Maikel Moreno


Venezuela's President Maduro starts new term amid isolation, economic crisis

The country's pro-government Supreme Court, which has largely supplanted the opposition-run Congress, swore him in following a triumphant welcome with a symphony orchestra and cheering supporters waving miniature Venezuelan flags. "I swear on the legacy of Hugo Chavez ... that I will meet all of my duties under the constitution," Maduro said. Supreme Court Chief Maikel Moreno dedicated nearly 20 minutes to explaining why Maduro was not being sworn in by congress, which the ruling Socialist Par...
Tags: Science, Supreme Court, Congress, Venezuela, Maduro, Hugo Chavez, Socialist Party, Maikel Moreno


President Maduro to start new term as Venezuela isolation grows

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC member until 2025, and called for rallies in his support. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed the inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that many foreign governments described as a farce. "They've tried to turn a constitutional swearing-in ceremony into a world w...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party


Maduro to start new term as Venezuela isolation grows

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC oil exporter until 2025, and called for rallies in his support. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed the inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that many foreign governments described as a farce. "They've tried to turn a constitutional swearing-in ceremony into a w...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party


Maduro faces next term in a hobbled, isolated Venezuela

Leaders from the ruling Socialist Party have disavowed criticism of Maduro's inauguration, which will keep him at the helm of the OPEC oil exporter until 2025, calling for rallies of support and promoting him on social media with Twitter hashtags such as #Iampresident. Opposition leaders, however, have portrayed Thursday's inauguration as the moment at which Maduro will be internationally branded a dictator following a widely boycotted 2018 election that governments around the world described a...
Tags: Science, Opec, Venezuela, Maduro, Socialist Party