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Via WaPo: U.S. grants Chevron license to pump oil in Venezuela Via WaPo: Kim Jong Un’s daughter emerges from secrecy for second time in days Via The Bulwark: Mike Pence’s Day-By-Day Account of The Traitor’s Pressure Campaign Against Him Via The Guardian: ‘An explosion’: what is behind the rise in girlsContinue Reading

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Sherri L. Wallace, photo courtesy of Chanel Nicole Photography Sherri L. Wallace, University of Louisville Professor, Political Science, Interim Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Member since 1994 How did you learn about APSA? When did you become a member of APSA, and what prompted you to join? IContinue Reading

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The Fight for $15 and a Union has shown that to effectively challenge the stranglehold of the neoliberal political economy, interventions must come from the bottom up, reflecting the genuine voices of workers and their communities., Ten years ago, two hundred New York City low-wage workers walked off their jobsContinue Reading

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Amanda Northrop/Vox America’s frequent drug shortages put patients’ health — and their lives — at risk. The United States, the world’s richest country and its most important developer of pharmaceuticals, is not supposed to run out of prescription drugs. And yet it does — all the time. Just in theContinue Reading

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Source: APBy AGOES BASOEKI an hour ago SUMBERWULUH, Indonesia (AP) Improved weather conditions Monday allowed rescuers to resume evacuation efforts and a search for possible victims after the highest volcano on Indonesias most densely populated island erupted, triggered by monsoon rains. Mount Semeru in Lumajang district in East Java provinceContinue Reading