Liberal Reform

Yabloko tells Navalny SUPPORTERS he doesn’t want their votes

Russian liberals are deeply divided. As their electoral prospects worsen, their feuds escalate. Now a prominent leader has started a new row, arguing that supporters of jailed activist Alexey Navalny should not vote for his party. “It was impossible to bring together twenty people, ten of whom were not enemies …

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How could Trudeau’s Liberals win seats in Alberta? Think small and attack Jason Kenney, experts say

EDMONTON — For Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to see Alberta – reliable Conservatives and the heart of the federal party – they may have to think small and cautiously attack Prime Minister Jason Kenney, a longtime political enemy. Make no mistake, Alberta and the Prairies in general are primarily a lockdown …

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Senator Seselja alone against euthanasia

Liberal Sen. Zed Seselja’s apparent reluctance to support a bill that could allow ACT to legislate on euthanasia has frustrated Labor and Green politicians, while the Liberals urged him to reconsider their decision. North territory Senator Dr Sam McMahon will present a private member’s bill to restore the voting power …

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FirstFT: China extends technological crackdown

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa or Americas edit to send it straight to your inbox every weekday morning China has widened the crackdown on tech platforms, targeting more US-listed companies after ordering the Didi Chuxing ridesharing group to …

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‘It’s tearing us all apart’: Sussex housing plans backfire on nimby | Housing

Dispute over project to build more than 16,000 homes in countryside West Sussex pits two of the Conservative Party’s biggest donors and ‘tears apart’ community groups, in the last row of homes to threaten Tory hearts . Horsham District Council will reveal this week where it intends to locate new …

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July 3: Advisors want us to do their jobs, stop delaying LTC reform and other letters to the editor

Government drags its feet on LTC Ontario’s Independent Long-Term Care Commission released its report on April 30, after a year of consultation with more than 700 people and organizations. The report contained 85 recommendations which, if adopted, would provide quality care to our seniors. Next, the Ontario government convened an …

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California charitable contributions: Supreme Court overturns disclosure rule

The opinion was 6-3 along the Conservative-Liberal lines. “The result is that California attracts sensitive donor information from tens of thousands of charities every year, even though that information will only become relevant in a small number of cases involving complaints filed,” the judge wrote in Chief John Roberts. The …

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Similar exchanges will be restricted under Biden’s tax proposals

Biden’s green paper was released on May 28, 2021 and provided more details and the effective dates of its tax proposals. While many predicted that wealthy taxpayers would be targeted to pay additional taxes, restricting similar trade coupled with increasing tax rates on long-term capital gains could skyrocket the bill. …

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Conservative panelist pushes back liberal accounts of voting law on “Meet the Press”

Danielle Pletka, senior researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, objected to misleading comments about recent election laws on NBC’s “Meet the Press”. On Sunday, Pletka, the only conservative member of a liberal panel, took issue with the claims of PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, NBC chief Washington correspondent Andrea …

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