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  • Politico: Biden Starts a Commission on Supreme Court Reform

    January 29, 2021

    Though its specific mandate has not been decided, the Biden administration is moving forward with the creation of a bipartisan commission to study reforms to the Supreme Court and the federal judiciary.

  • Senator Paul: Second Trump Impeachment Not Legitimate

    January 25, 2021

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) writing for The Hill reminds readers that as Congress is about to impeach Former President Trump for a second time, the two major conditions necessary for impeachment required by the Constitution are not being met.

  • Biden Administration Unveils Plan to Combat Domestic Extremism

    January 25, 2021

    The Biden administration has announced an interagency plan including the FBI,  Department of Homeland Security, as well as the White House National Security Council to assess and combat the threat posed by domestic violent extremism.

  • Navalny Sentenced to 30 days in Prison

    January 19, 2021

    A Russian court ruled that opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, be jailed for 30 days following his return home from Germany, where he recovered from a near-fatal poisoning.

  • Forbes: Trump's 1776 Commission Releases Report

    January 19, 2021

    Forbes reports the President Trump’s 1776 Commission has released its report presenting a definitive chronicle of the American founding, including the effect the principles of the Declaration of Independence has had on America’s history.

  • US sanctions Chinese Leaders over South China Sea Activities

    January 15, 2021

    The United States announced sanctions on officials of Chinese state-owned enterprises and military and added Chinese oil giant CNOOC to an economic blacklist, citing China’s coercion against states with rival claims in the South China Sea.

  • U.S. CBP Blocks Products from Xinjiang Forced Labor

    January 14, 2021

    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order against cotton products and tomato products produced in Xinjiang based on information that reasonably indicates the use of detainee or prison labor and situations of forced labor.

  • Carozza: Human Dignity and the Foundations of Human Rights

    January 13, 2021

    Paolo Carozza, Professor and Director of the Kellogg Institute at Notre Dame, explores the challenges in specifying the content of human dignity, calling for a broader common understanding of basic human rights principles that are forged in the practical agreement among nations and peoples.

  • US Sanctions Iraqi Politician over Human Rights Abuses

    January 12, 2021

    The U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on prominent Iraqi politician and security official, Falih al-Fayyadh, accusing him of “directing and supervising the killing of peaceful Iraqi demonstrators” in 2019.

  • Pompeo: Reclaim America‚Äôs Voice for Freedom

    January 12, 2021

    In a speech given to Voice of America news staff, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reminds the journalists of their role and encourages them to reclaim America’s voice for freedom around the world.

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