Washington Post Politics are part of ScoutingWashington PostRegarding the Aug. 17 World article, “ ‘I hope they choose democratic values’ ”: I was stunned by the description of German Boy Scout official Michael Steiger as “inserting politics into Scouting” and “infusing traditional Scout activity — canoeing … Read more… Read more
New York Post Council candidate boasts about failed women’s politics groupNew York PostA candidate for City Council in The Bronx has been touting her work as co-founder of a group that encourages women to enter politics — but a member of the outfit says it’s a failed project that... Read more
The Union Leader NH white separatist: Trump’s denunciation was all politicsThe Union LeaderChristopher Cantwell of Keene in a still image from the VICE News documentary “Charlottesville: Race and Terror.” (VICE NEWS). MANCHESTER – A prominent white separatist from Keene who fought with counterprotesters last weekend when a Virginia rally …... Read more
Student: James Allsup, of Bothell, radicalized WSU’s politicsThe Daily HeraldBefore James Allsup was a burgeoning celebrity of the so-called “alt-right,” traveling the country to promote white nationalism and criticize multiculturalism, he led a takeover of his college’s young Republican organization. Things “changed … and more » Read more… Read more
Philly.com The future of politics – and Bob Brady – in PhiladelphiaPhilly.comBrady’s lawyer said the money paid for a detailed poll Moore’s campaign had commissioned and to bring Cavaness on as a subcontractor to a political consultant. Woodard is not alone in mulling a challenge. Lindy Li, who was... Read more
New York Times Tom Brokaw: Friends Across Barbed Wire and PoliticsNew York Times“It’s embarrassing,” Mr. Simpson thundered when asked about the current political environment. He said that Sept. 11 “injected something into us called fear.” And that fear, he worries, is overriding an important lesson of history: that patriotism... Read more
The Atlantic North Korea says Guam strike plan ready within daysCNNNorth Korea is “trying to ratchet up the threat to create political pressure in the US and elsewhere to get talks,” says Carl Schuster, a Hawaii Pacific University professor and former director of operations at the US Pacific Command’s... Read more
Washington Examiner Progressive identity politics can dumb down anyoneWashington ExaminerSocial media can create, in moments, an insatiable mob that deputizes itself to enforce the ever-shifting orthodoxy of elite identity politics. This mob does not brook dissent or nuance. It becomes furious at tolerance of either. Misunderstanding … Read more… Read more
Annapolis tries to keep national politics out of its police departmentWTOPWASHINGTON — Several police chiefs around the country were quick to rebuke President Trump for suggesting it would be OK for officers to rough up someone who has just been arrested. Most of those statements were also published on... Read more
Engadget Facebook tries slipping more local politics into your News FeedEngadgetFacebook isn’t shy about wanting to increase your involvement in politics, and that might soon include seeing posts from the politicians you don’t follow. A spokesperson has confirmed to Recode that the social network is testing a feature that... Read more