The Daily Populous

Friday December 13rd, 2019 day edition

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernie SandersSaagar Enjeti says Buttigieg's release of McKinsey client list shows he 'caved to public pressure' Sanders endorses Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur for Katie Hill's former House seat Biden hires Clinton, O'Rourke alum as campaign's digital director MORE (I-Vt.) has formally endorsed Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur to fill the House seat vacated by former Rep. Katie Hill Katherine (Katie) Lauren HillSanders endorses Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur for Katie Hill's former House seat Pelosi endorses Christy Smith in bid to replace Katie Hill Katie Hill pens op-ed about Congress resignation, toxic marriage, mental health and resilience MORE (D-Calif.), breaking with leading California Democrats who back state Rep. Christy Smith.

“For years, Cenk has inspired people all across the country to organize against corrupt forces in our politics, and now he’s organizing the people in his district to do the same,” Sanders, a top-tier 2020 presidential candidate, said in a statement shared by Uygur in a series of tweets on Thursday.

"I’m endorsing Cenk because I know he will serve ordinary people, not powerful special interests.

He is a voice that we desperately need in Congress and will be a great representative for CA-25 and the country," he continued.

Sanders also noted in his statement that Uygur has been “a strong advocate” for his signature health care proposal, “Medicare for All,” and believes that health care “is a human right and not a privilege.”.

The left-leaning commentator has long aligned himself with the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

He endorsed Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary and in his current White House bid. »

Election results 2019: Latest as Conservatives win large majority

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He adds that Boris Johnson could use money in ways that aren't normally counted as aid, such as climate change.

"I'm hoping he'll wait [to form cabinet] because he's got to sort out, with a bigger majority, the kind of Brexit deal he can do.

Particularly bad for Northern Ireland, and I think he'll be be more aware of that now with these results.". »

A $280 college textbook busts budgets, but Harvard author Gregory Mankiw defends royalties

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College students and professors complain about the textbook's $280 price tag, but the Harvard University economist maintains he earns his royalties.

The book, in its seventh edition with a million copies sold, was written by Gregory Mankiw.

The Harvard University economics-department chairman advised presidential candidate Mitt Romney and headed the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. »

Astronomers find 19 more galaxies missing their dark matter

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In the late 1970s, astronomers Vera Rubin and Kent Ford of the Carnegie Institution observed our most well-known galactic neighbor: the Andromeda galaxy.

In this simulation, the galaxy on the left shows what rotation would look like without the effects of dark matter, while the right shows rotation with dark matter.

"We thought that every galaxy had dark matter and that dark matter is how a galaxy begins," van Dokkum said in a press release after the discovery. »

UK general election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn to step down 'early next year' after Johnson win – live news

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Flint has since blamed both Jeremy Corbyn’s unpopularity and Labour’s Brexit stance for the defeat in which the Conservative candidate, Nick Fletcher, won a majority of 3,630.

I don’t see it as a vote for the Conservatives, I see it as a vote for Brexit.

I’d like the NHS to get sorted, but I don’t believe Labour would’ve actually put the money they were offering in. »