The NPR Politics Podcast : NPR

Angelena Iglesia

ALEX: This is Alex (ph)… COVE: Cove (ph). ALEX: …And Boy, our German Shepherd, in Springfield, Ore. We’re walking her right now with our masks on. COVE: Not because there’s anybody nearby, but because ash is raining down on us from the nearby Holiday Farm Fire. ALEX: Thanks to our […]

Lawyer for Republicans argues that Johnson County auditor didn’t have discretion to disobey state directive regarding absentee ballot forms

Angelena Iglesia

IOWA CITY — A lawyer, arguing for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee, said Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert didn’t have discretion to send out prefilled absentee ballot request forms for the Nov. 3 general election. The prefilled forms — also mailed in Linn and Woodbury […]

Human Rights at Home Blog

Angelena Iglesia

Does anyone really read the Democrat and Republican Party Platforms? This year, the Republican Party apparently decided that it wasn’t even worth the time required to update their 2016 document for the 2020 election — they simply re-adopted it wholesale. Still, Professor Marjorie Hershey argues that they signal who has […]

Humane Society fares well despite COVID-19

Angelena Iglesia

Larry Savage   | The Gainesville Sun There is something about having a pet that helps brighten a day, relieves stress and brings love to a family.  At the Humane Society of North Central Florida, the adoptions are at 90% of where they would ordinarily be in a non-pandemic environment. An impressive rate considering how […]

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society – Population Movement Operation (PMO), Cox’s Bazar, Monthly Situation Report 62, July 2020 – Bangladesh

Angelena Iglesia

Context Analysis In July 2020, the frequent and heavy rainfall, along with COVID-19 transmissions continued in Cox’s Bazar district including the camp settlements. The government authorities extended the zonal system around the district town and host communities to restrict non-essential activities and contain the spread of the pandemic. The daily […]