CNR: Andrew Yang once said identity politics was a way to ‘lose elections.’ He’s changed his mind.

“What really matters with elections is ‘substantive representation’ and the degree to which a candidate, regardless of race, understands and fights for policies that will benefit group members,” Wong said.Sara Sadhwani, also a senior researcher at AAPI Data, said that “a crude count of individuals of a minority background being elected to office falls short…Continue Reading

Galamsey Akufo Addo knows all those involved by name and face Kwame A Plus

Kwame A Plus aka Kwame Asare Obeng a social commentator has said that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo knows all the individuals engaged in illegal mining. The government of Ghana is working tirelessly to fight illegal mining across the country. This move is to help save the country’s forest and waterContinue Reading

Israel headed for yet another election deadlock as Netanyahu fights for survival

TEL AVIV — Another election, another possible deadlock.Early results suggest Israel’s fourth election in two years will lead to yet another indecisive result, giving neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponents a clear path to forming a government.With 88 percent of the vote counted as of Wednesday morning, Netanyahu’s Likud party had won around 30 seats…Continue Reading

Split-ticket districts dwindle as all politics becomes more national

WASHINGTON — The nationalization of our politics is now complete. Well, almost.Daily Kos Elections completed its count of the 2020 presidential vote in all 435 congressional districts, and it found that Joe Biden carried 224 districts, while Donald Trump won 211.That’s almost identical to the actual 222-213 partisan split in Congress that resulted after the…Continue Reading

British political leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

Boris Johnson today led the UK’s political leaders in paying tribute to Prince Philip as the Prime Minister said the country ‘gives thanks’ for his ‘extraordinary life and work’.  Mr Johnson said ‘our nation’s thoughts must turn’ to the Queen and her family after Buckingham Palace announced the Duke ofContinue Reading

Prince William has ended year friendship with ITVs Tom Bradby over Harry and Meghan

The Duke of Cambridge has ended his long and trusted friendship with ITV’s Tom Bradby because of “the way he’s acted” over the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry fallout, an insider has claimed. Princes William and Harry have been pals with the News at 10 presenter for about 20 yearsContinue Reading

Decent employment and higher incomes can protect women against domestic violence

Women who earn higher incomes than their spouses are less likely to suffer intimate partner violence (IPV) in Ghana, a new study by researchers at the Department of Economics of the University of Ghana has found. The study, titled: “The Effects of Differential Spousal Earnings on Domestic Work and IntimateContinue Reading

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Some of us, in fact, were not the least surprised at all when discerning Ghanaians graciously gave President Akufo-Addo a second mandate in the 2020 general elections. There is no denying or ignoring the fact that Akufo-Addo received massive commendations and endorsements from a host of international organisations and otherContinue Reading