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Your letters: May 28, 2021

Reader submissions | Victorville Daily Press Drug courts work May is National Drug Court Month. The drug court is technically a criminal court, but it works differently. In a traditional criminal court, an accused is found guilty or not guilty. The drug court is not that. The drug court focuses …

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Senator Tim Scott tears up police fundraising movement: “Demonization of officers leads to increase in crime”

Senator Tim Scott, RS.C., told “The Faulkner Focus” on Thursday that the surge in violent crime is “devastating” and is “expected” when there are more and more calls to denounce the police. “You can’t make the cops the antagonist of the story. Nobody wants that,” Scott told Fox News host …

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AK party determined to draft constitution with broad support

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) wants all political parties in the Turkish parliament to participate in constitutional reform efforts because it would emphasize the country’s broad support, President Recep Tayyip said on Thursday. Erdoğan. Speaking at the extended AK party provincial leaders meeting on Istanbul Democracy and …

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Government inaction on windfall taxes hurts Australians, Liberal MP says

“The federal government must work with the states for the benefit of all Australians.” Mr Alexander said taxpayer-funded infrastructure, such as the Western Sydney Airport at Badgery’s Creek, provided windfall benefits worth billions of dollars to the “privileged few”. Liberal MP John Alexander has said that without a one-off tax …

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EU nears agreement on agricultural policy reform, German minister says

The telegraph Tokyo Olympic Games official partner calls for Games cancellation One of Japan’s biggest newspapers has called for the Olympics to be canceled due to public safety fears amid skyrocketing Covid-19 rates. Asahi Shimbun, a respected title with a draw of over five million, has spoken out despite being …

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Pew survey shows change in affiliations of young American Jews

(May 24, 2021 / JNS) What does the new Pew study, “American Jews in 2020,” say about the status of Jewish denominations, and what has changed since the last study in 2013? Not much, except when looking at young adults. In the younger generation, there are some interesting changes worth …

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“Many Chinese positions are based on their environment and cultural conditioning… It has to do with Chinese nationalism”

As a young diplomat Vijay Gokhale, a former foreign minister, witnessed China’s landmark protests in 1989. This led to his book, “Tiananmen Square: Staging a Demonstration.” He distilled the lessons in an interview for Indrani Bagchi: Tiananmen was performing around the same time that the Soviet Union was going through …

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University of Hawaii needs Department of Criminal Justice

There is a growing but unmet demand in Hawaii for well-trained, well-rounded critical thinkers with the skills and knowledge to work effectively in law enforcement, corrections, and criminal policy. The Honolulu Police Department, which is not only the state’s largest police department, but also the 18th largest in the country …

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The tortured saga of America’s least loved political idea

Friedman’s results were numerous, articulated in books, articles, Newsweek columns, a 1980 PBS series called Free to choose and more. Freedom is the watchword of society, he argues, and economic freedom is the gateway to political freedom and general prosperity. The competition between economic freedom and equality of outcome is …

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