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“It implies that all people should feel safe, protected here,” Julie Allen, a professor of Scandinavian research at Brigham Young University, advised me. The folks’s house, Ms. Allen mentioned, is about “lifting everyone up.” Egalitarianism led Scandinavian settlers to type agricultural cooperatives and to disproportionately assist the commerce union motion. Many additionally gravitated to the […]

Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

Who’s the Rock Star: Elton John or the President?

President Trump doesn’t categorical a lot affection for celebrities, which is unsurprising contemplating what number of of them have vocally, even profanely, repudiated his insurance policies. But one entertainer he can not appear to cease admiring is Elton John. He has repeatedly praised Mr. John in his books. He performs “Tiny Dancer” to heat up […]

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President Trump’s short-lived household separation coverage prolonged the laborious line on immigration he promoted throughout his presidential marketing campaign. Many analysts consider that this technique helped him win the election by politicizing latent nativist sentiment amongst white Americans. At his rallies, Mr. Trump constantly propounded a view of immigrants as criminals and miscreants, to not […]

Remembering Obama and Hoping to Win Again

Remembering Obama and Hoping to Win Again

YES WE (STILL) CAN Politics within the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump By Dan Pfeiffer 286 pp. Twelve. $28. For liberals, progressives and Democrats, the yr and a half since Donald Trump was inaugurated as president has been a debilitating emotional curler coaster trip. The president’s withdrawal from the Paris local weather accord, the […]

Russians Offered Business Deals to Brexit’s Biggest Backer

Russians Offered Business Deals to Brexit’s Biggest Backer

LONDON — Arron Banks, a British financier who bankrolled the marketing campaign for Britain to go away the European Union, has lengthy bragged about his “boozy six-hour lunch” with the Russian ambassador eight months earlier than the vote. Some additionally questioned about Mr. Banks’s Russian-born spouse and their customized license plate, X MI5 SPY, after […]

One County Thrives. The Next One Over Struggles. Economists Take Note.

One County Thrives. The Next One Over Struggles. Economists Take Note.

Loudoun County, Va., and Jefferson County, W.Va., share bucolic countryside and a 14-mile border. But there are two massive variations between them that seize one thing elementary about our age. Economically, Loudoun County is buzzing from the expertise growth in Washington’s suburbs, with the variety of companies rising 49 % from 2005 to 2015. But […]

Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Is Subpoenaed in Russia Investigation

Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Is Subpoenaed in Russia Investigation

A former aide to Roger J. Stone Jr., the longtime Trump adviser and self-described “dirty trickster,” was subpoenaed to look earlier than the grand jury listening to proof within the Russia investigation and handy over paperwork, and his lawyer mentioned he deliberate to maneuver on Thursday to quash it in court docket. The aide, Andrew […]

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Stormy Daniels, Actress Linked to President Trump, to Meet With Prosecutors

Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic movie star higher often known as Stormy Daniels, is scheduled to satisfy on Monday for the primary time with prosecutors investigating Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime private fixer, in line with an individual conversant in the case. For a number of months, prosecutors from the United States lawyer’s workplace in […]

Former Trump Aide Apologizes for ‘Cotton-Picking’ Remark to Black Guest on Fox News

Former Trump Aide Apologizes for ‘Cotton-Picking’ Remark to Black Guest on Fox News

David Bossie, the previous deputy marketing campaign supervisor for President Trump and a veteran conservative activist, apologized on Sunday after he informed a black visitor on Fox News, “You’re out of your cotton-picking mind.” Mr. Bossie made the comment throughout an on-air dialogue on Sunday morning with Joel Payne, a Democratic strategist and frequent Fox […]