The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 evening edition

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Their plan includes the possibility of firing as many as 50,000 federal employees.

One of the most important bulwarks of democracy is the career of federal civil service, he added.

Civil servants often have decades of experience inside their agencies and provide knowledge of policy and law in the federal government that enables them to serve the public.

By replacing federal employees with like-minded officials, Trump-era conservatives are planning to remove federal employees whom they perceive as obstacles to the president's agenda early on.

"Project 2025 is extremists' newest plan to set fire to our democracy," Kyle Herrig, a senior adviser at the left-leaning government watchdog group Accountable.US, told Salon.

"The project — and the dark network propping it up — must be held accountable for their efforts to undermine our democracy.".

In addition to this, the project would also "demonize" civil servants, who do the type of work that keeps democracy functioning, he added. »

Cuba uncovers human trafficking of Cubans to fight for Russia in Ukraine

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HAVANA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Cuba has uncovered a human trafficking ring that coerced its citizens to fight for Russia in the war in Ukraine, its foreign ministry said, adding that Cuban authorities were working to "neutralize and dismantle" the network.

"Cuba is not part of the war in Ukraine," the foreign ministry said late on Monday.

Cuba said it had already begun prosecuting cases in which its citizens had been coerced into fighting in Ukraine. »

Revealed: US pro-birth conference’s links to far-right eugenicists

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Broadly, eugenics is a group of beliefs and practices aimed at improving the genetic quality of a human population.

However, their practice and advocacy of selecting the fittest embryos to carry forward into pregnancy have seen them branded as “hipster eugenicists”.

Other speakers at Natal explicitly describe themselves as eugenicists, and some happily conflate genetic traits and genetic fitness with race. »

India may be renamed Bharat in special session of Parliament on September 18

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to move a resolution renaming India as 'Bharat' at the five-day special session in Parliament starting September 18.

“Article 1 in the Constitution can read: ‘Bharat, that was India, shall be a Union of States’,” the party’s General Secretary Jairam Ramesh tweeted.

Read More: Congress says Union of States 'under assault' in Modi govt, cites 'President of Bharat' in G20 dinner invite. »