In May of 2010, the Labour Party relinquished control of the British government after 13 years in office. Consequently, the party's leader, Gordon Brown, stepped down from his position. Here, we shall begin our story of Labour’s ten long years out of power.
Hello everyone! For the debate tomorrow, I have written some summaries of a few different countries’ approaches to coronavirus lockdowns, so you can see how they have fared.
Today, another story you might have missed: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was indicted on March 26th, along with several other officials within his government, on charges including narco-terrorism, conspiracy to import cocaine into the United States, and the use of deadly weapons in furtherance of narco-terrorist efforts. Venezuela’s Chief Supreme Court Justice, vice president for the economy, and Minister of Defense were among others charged in three separate indictments, the result of an investigation by the DEA and federal prosecutors in South Florida and New York.
Today we want to introduce to you our newest form of programming: the State of the Union blog. We understand that a lot of content is best consumed on-demand, and in times like these, in the comfort of your self-quarantine. Our blog will be at least a bi-weekly one, and we hope to cover as many of the political subjects that you’re used to seeing in our Monday night debates--this means everything from electoral politics to climate change, but also prominent Northwestern campus issues as they arise.
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