The Daily Populous

Friday August 28th, 2020 evening edition

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The Republicans could lose not only its presidential electors, but its U.S. Senate seat and state legislature.

Arizona is not only the birthplace of Goldwater libertarianism, it’s a giant retirement home for relatively well-to-do white transplants.

The large Latinx population has created a dynamic where, to assure a monopoly on power, whites have tended to vote as a group.

It seldom elects Democrats to statewide office and has only voted for a Democrat for president once since 1948.

Arizona Republicans should be concerned about life after Trump whether he’s defeated in less than 70 days or not.

Without his galvanizing effect on the conservative electorate, they may discover that Arizona isn’t just purple but fully blue.

Arizona could be the next Virginia, and that would be a remarkable shift for the land of Goldwater. »

Mexico launches school broadcasts on television and radio for kids

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"But I'm sad because I was going to start high school and meet new people.".

Mexico's government won't allow in-person classes this year, which means Mexico's 30 million students will all be forced to learn remotely.

This time last year, Morales was just a public school teacher setting up his classroom, getting ready to hug his kids on their first day of school. »

JK Rowling returns human rights award to group that denounces her trans views

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JK Rowling is returning the Ripple of Hope award given to her last year by the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR) organisation after its president, Kennedy’s daughter, criticised her views on transgender issues.

UK's only trans philosophy professor to JK Rowling: Harry Potter helped me become a woman Read more.

“RFKHR has stated that there is no conflict between the current radical trans rights movement and the rights of women,” said Rowling. »

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