While most of PeaceData’s content was copied from other websites, some were produced by freelance reporters. The Tweets from the Russian-linked accounts were low quality and spammy, Twitter said. The company said that all links to content from PeaceData’s site will be blocked from being shared on the micro-blogging platform. … [Read more...] about Facebook, Twitter suspend Russia-backed accounts aimed at interfering with US election
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Campaign co-chair Cedric Richmond said the former vice president will be active but emphasized that Biden’s events still will follow public health guidelines. That means no indoor, crowded rallies and lots of mask-wearing. Expect plenty of roundtables, meet-and-greets and question-and-answer sessions. If there are larger gatherings, the drive-in watch party outside Biden’s nomination acceptance address could be the blueprint. … [Read more...] about Explainer: With the conventions now over, what’s next in the US presidential election campaign 2020?
India-origin senator and Democratic Party's vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris said that her grandfather’s discussion on the importance of fighting for democracy and civil rights on her visit to India created a commitment in her that has led her to where she is today. … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris remembers childhood visits to India, credits grandfather for teaching importance of fighting for democracy
The company went on to announce its paid day off for U.S. workers’ program, saying “Democracy requires participation, and we each need to play a role. We each need to step up and exercise our civic duty. However, employers need to make it possible for us to do so.” … [Read more...] about Tory Burch offers paid time off to employees volunteering as poll workers during 2020 election
"MPs required to submit questions for Question Hour in Parliament 15 days in advance. Session starts 14 September. So Question Hour cancelled ? Opposition MPs lose right to question govt. A first since 1950? Parliament overall working hours remain same so why cancel Question Hour? Pandemic excuse to murder democracy," he said. … [Read more...] about Opposition slams government for scrapping Question Hour, calls it murder of democracy