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Michael Moore 'impressed' by Taylor Swift getting involved in politics
… have political candidates young people can be happy voting for. "The time… Swift's recent intervention into American politics - where she revealed her political


Facebook shuts down 'spammy' politics pages
… from politically themed spam. In a blog, Facebook said the 559 pages and 251…, but used politics to generate traffic. The action has drawn criticism from some… political sites. Instead of analysing content, Facebook looked at the behaviour…


Anwar Ibrahim returns to Malaysian politics with by-election win
…, sealing his return to front-line politics. The 71-year-old won a by-election… in parliament on Monday." Political drama resolved? Dr Mahathir's election win, at the head…, and then jailed on corruption and sodomy charges, widely regarded as politically motivated…


Prof Crenshaw: Politics of patriarchy are at play in the US
… BBC Hardtalk the “politics of patriarchy” are at play and men are allowed to show…


Changing seasons in politics herald stormy autumn
…". Brilliant tactics or, as Theresa May puts it, "playing politics"? You pays your money…, will be my final reference to the political weather: if only for now..... "You can't… that there was an irony in all this: a generation of political leaders who must surely have come…


SNP conference: Sturgeon focused on politics of the possible
Politics, we are frequently reminded, is the art of the possible. Nicola… Sturgeon upgraded that slightly today to offer political change as being driven… the soul of SNP members. But Ms Sturgeon's political message was more nuanced…


Politics Live panel on employment rates, in-work poverty and benefit cuts
…Writer Will Self asked Conservative MP Chris Skidmore why he couldn't accept in-work poverty was rising during a panel discussion on employment levels, low pay and benefit cuts. In response, Mr Skidmore said more people were in work and…


Adam Fleming and mystery insect on BBC Politics Live
… a mystery guest joined him from the BBC Brussels bureau. Both he and Politics Live…


Politics Live guests discuss transgender rights, no platforming and jazz hands
…Tory MP Chris Philp and Shakira Martin, president of the National Union of Students, discuss transgender rights, public censorship and why students at one university have stopped clapping.…


Politics Live guests discuss Brett Kavanaugh case and impact of #MeToo movement
…Brendan O'Neill, from internet magazine Spiked, and Labour peer Helena Kennedy discuss the Brett Kavanaugh case and the impact of the #MeToo movement.…