General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

June 16, 2017

… message services to reach the young – and in some cases mobilising them into an army of potential canvassers – had been important in reaching the youth vote, Mr Todd said. Momentum says it reached some 400,000 people through the messaging platform WhatsApp, which data shows is used most by 18-to 29-year-olds, in the UK. The group also set up – a website that enables activists to pool together, and often lift share, to canvass in marginal seats. Momentum …


Move Over, Kylie Jenner: Kim Kardashian Started Her Own Makeup Line

June 15, 2017

… that following the sites Instagram @KKWBeautywill hopefully give us some more clues before then. But fans of Kims iconic makeup looks are already on the edges of their seats, waiting to buy the secrets to Kims beauty for themselves. According to PopSugar, shoppers can most likely expect variations of Kims staple makeup items, which include foundations and highlights for contouring, dark and bold eye makeup, and fashionable nude lipsticks. Who’s coming to New York in August for the Master …


How Billy Graham Conquered America

June 11, 2017

… Grahams team members worried that they had come to the end of the road. Still, they picked up and went on to Los Angeles in September. In Los Angeles local fundamentalists had done some advance work and had pitched what they called the Canvas Cathedral on a vacant lot downtown with a banner announcing, Somethings Happening Inside 6,000 Free seats Dynamic Preaching Glorious Music. Just two days before the campaign began, President Harry Truman announced that the Soviet Union had successfully …


Montana Is About To Send Trump — And Democrats — A Big Message

… not only a rejection of PresidentDonald Trumps policies but also of the long-held Democratic playbook for winning or, more often of late, losing much-needed seats in Congress. In many ways, the Montana election plays out an alternative narrative of the 2016 presidential race. Trump carried the state by more than 20 points on Election Day and picked up nearly 74 percent of votes in the Republican primary last June. Gianforte is banking on the presidents popularity. Over the past month, he …

May 25, 2017

The Shocking, Bloody Tale of Mexicos Most Corrupt Governor

… enough political photo-ops during his career to provide cannon fodder for politicians of all stripes in Mexico. Pundits in Mexico are predominantly theorizing that Duartes arrest came at an opportune moment for the ruling political party, which is facing contentious elections in several key states come June. The PRI risks losing municipal seats throughout Veracruz, as well as the governorship of three other PRI strongholds, including Mexico Statewhere President Enrique Pea Nieto first came to …

May 19, 2017