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What political unrest means for ETF investors

Global markets pulled back earlier this week after protests across China erupted over the country’s zero-Covid policy. For bullish investors, the growing unrest signals the process of reducing lockdowns and increasing vaccination levels. Bears believe that more targeted lockdowns will continue regardless of the protests.   “Our clients are really struggling with how to play this market,” Ben Slavin, … Read more

Schools are political conflict zones

A new study based on surveys with hundreds of high school principals finds partisan politics are leading to more conflict at school. The problems are particularly bad at schools in purple communities, those whose voters are close to evenly split Republican-Democrat. High rates of principals in purple communities report a dramatic increase between 2018 and … Read more

LAURA INGRAHAM: Social media and political polarization caused American loneliness

Angle: Americans Alone Laura Ingraham discusses how loneliness has increased over the years among Americans and the role social media has played on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ Laura Ingraham discusses how, despite constant connection, social media caused a decrease in Americans spending face-to-face time with each other and contributed to an epidemic of loneliness on “The … Read more

Bob Iger Says He Doesn’t Like Disney Embroiled in Political Controversies, Will Try to ‘Quiet Things Down’

Disney’s old-now-new CEO Bob Iger reportedly said at an employee townhall meeting Monday the he doesn’t like seeing the company embroiled in controversies, saying he will try to “quiet things down” on the political front. Iger’s comments come after his predecessor, Bob Chapek, picked a political fight with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) earlier this … Read more

New York Times argues the Republican Party ‘enables political violence,’ downplays left-wing attacks

The New York Times Editorial Board appeared to suggest in a lengthy opinion piece on Saturday that political violence was an issue primarily coming from the Republican Party. Citing a report from Democratic staff members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Times’ editorial board concluded that “white supremacist and anti-government … Read more

TUCKER CARLSON: This is the most transparent sort of political propaganda

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! If you’ve been watching the news recently, the one thing you know for certain about the accused gunman in the massacre in Colorado over the weekend is that he was a crazed right-wing, anti-trans extremist. This is a man who was radicalized by this show and by … Read more

NBC News projects Sarah Palin loses, ending political comeback

Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives Sarah Palin talks with reporters near the corner of Seward Highway and Northern Lights Boulevard on U.S. election night, in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S. November 8, 2022.  Kerry Tasker | Reuters Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the only Republican woman ever to be nominated for vice president, was … Read more

Facebook to Remove Religious Views, Political Affiliation, Sexual Preferences from Profiles

Facebook will remove the option for users to share their religious views, political views, and sexual preferences in their profile, a change that will go into effect at the start of December. Currently, users are able to add information about their political and religious beliefs, as well as their sexual orientation in their “about” tab … Read more

RTL Today – “The train of democracy”: Schoolchildren tackle political issues in the Chamber

Since 2018, pupils from across the country have had the opportunity to visit the Chamber of Deputies and discuss politics with MPs. On Friday 18 November the “train of democracy”, so named as the children travel to the capital by train, took place once again. This year’s edition also served to commemorate World Children’s Day … Read more

Man Armed With Ax, Sword Enters New York Times To Meet With Political Section

NEW YORK (AP) — A man with an ax and a sword went into the lobby of the New York Times building on Thursday and asked to speak to the political section, authorities said — then handed over his weapons and waited for emergency personnel when he was denied entry. The New York Police Department … Read more