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How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death...Progressives often wonder why so many Republican lawmakers stick to their avowed principles while so many Democratic lawmakers abandon theirs. We can grasp some answers by assessing the current
Iceland just elected the parties which plunged them into crisis only five years ago. Is it casino capitalism all over again, or just a slap in the face of the EU? In terms of redemptive electoral stories, the return of the Independence Party in
Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday. "Unity must be the message of today," he said at a Congress of SA Trade Union Worker's Day rally in Kimberley. "Stand and defend the unity of Cosatu and [the] effort to drive Cosatu out of the [tripartite] alliance."
In a dramatic about-face, Icelandic voters have returned to power the center-right parties that led the national economy to collapse five years ago...The parties, who are promising tax cuts and debt relief, are likely to form a coalition government.
Iceland's centre-right opposition scored a clear victory in the island's parliamentary poll, allowing the two parties to kick off negotiations for a coalition government, a final count Sunday showed. The right-wing Independence Party was ahead in the
The leader of the rightist opposition in Iceland, Bjarni Benediktsson, claimed on Sunday the prime minister, considering it absolutely was the winner of the election. "The Independence Party is summoned to
Democracy is not about slavish devotion to a particular political party, DA leader Helen Zille said during a Freedom Day rally on Saturday. "Democracy is about the freedom to choose; the freedom to change your mind," she said in a speech prepared for
Ruling bloc facing defeat Bjarni Benediktsson (l) and Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson (r) both hope to become PM Voters in Iceland are due to go to the polls in elections expected to oust the ruling centre-left coalition. Analysts predict that two centre-
South Africans need to know that the ANC did not always provide the only opposition to apartheid, DA leader Helen Zille said on Sunday. "It is at times like these that I realise the extent to which we [the Democratic Alliance] have allowed our
The ANC's Western Cape leader, Marius Fransman, told the Cape Times that the pamphlet, which was part of the "Know your DA" campaign, was a "cynical and opportunistic exercise in propaganda", the newspaper reported on Thursday. He said the party