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Kamala Harris has proven consistently popular among Democratic voters and was their first choice for the vice presidential candidacy long before Biden’s announcement.
Before Kamala Harris became Biden’s running mate, Shirley Chisholm and other Black women aimed for the White House.5 min read
Many African American women have run for president of the US, despite the enormous barriers facing both Black and female candidates. Biden’s pick puts a Black woman much closer to the Oval Office.
By picking Kamala Harris, a Black running mate, Biden may have brought younger Black Americans, who now comprise a critical set of swing voters, over to his side.
Pompeo’s plan for a hierarchy of human rights could serve to undermine them all – including religious freedom.5 min read
A commission set up by the US Secretary of State says religious freedom and property rights should be elevated above other rights. It has prompted concern from faith-based and secular critics alike.
James Murdoch’s resignation is the result of News Corp’s increasing shift to the right – not just on climate.7 min read
It is more likely the Trump administration, and the cosy relationship it has with Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, on top of differences on climate change, that was the last straw for James.