The Daily Populous

Sunday July 2nd, 2023 night edition

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“[The elite] truly fear Prigozhin as a possible alternative to Putin.

Instead, it is Prigozhin’s empire that will now crumble, ending a decade of his schemes and tricks doing some of the Kremlin’s dirtiest work.

Prigozhin had for years denied that he was the founder of the organisation until earlier this year.

It was founded to protect the Russian information space from boorish aggressive propaganda of anti-Russian narrative from the west.”.

Many of Prigozhin’s tactics, from online social sabotage to recruiting convicts from prisons, have since been adopted by the Russian government.

And his media presence, which was both grating and compelling, made him an overnight star as his conflict with the defence ministry heated up.

For some wealthy Russians, Prigozhin is now synonymous with the chaos of a potential battle for power in Russia. »

'Cesspool of Corruption': Dems Reintroduce Bill to Impose Supreme Court Term Limits

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I'm proud to reintroduce the Supreme Court Term Limits and Regular Appointments Act to implement term limits to rebalance the court and stop extreme partisanship.".

A poll by Marist College in April found that 68% of Americans back term limits for Supreme Court justices while just 37% of respondents said they had confidence in the high court.

The current system has allowed Supreme Court justices to "possess unchecked power for life," said Gabe Roth, executive director of Fix the Court. »

Trump's Motorcade Heckled at Moms for Liberty Event: 'Traitor'

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Protesters on Friday lined the streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as former President Donald Trump arrived to speak at a conference hosted by the conservative group Moms for Liberty.

Since launching in 2021, Moms for Liberty has become a leading voice for conservatives who want to increase parental say in their local school districts.

The federally indicted 2024 Republican presidential candidate was met with a barrage of protesters upon arrival. »

Mourners bury slain teen as Macron scraps trip, officials again deploy tens of thousands of police

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Underscoring the gravity of the crisis, President Emmanuel Macron scrapped an official trip to Germany after a fourth straight night of unrest across France.

Officials said they were again deploying 45,000 police to the streets nationwide in an effort to head off a fifth night of violence.

The deaths have prompted demands for more accountability in France, which also saw racial justice protests after George Floyd’s killing by police in Minnesota. »

DeSantis Video Brags That His Policies “Literally Threaten Trans Existence”

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But there is one line from this portion of the video that deserves particular notice.

Mike Figueredo of the Humanist Report is quoted, saying DeSantis “just produced some of the harshest, most draconian laws that literally threaten trans existence” (emphasis added).

Given that context, the inclusion of Figueredo’s line about how DeSantis’s policies “literally threaten trans existence” is deeply disturbing. »