With Raggi now due to take the reins in Rome, the M5S will enter the heart of decision-making in the country’s capital. The new mayor is well aware of citizens’ bitter disappointment with her predecessors’ performance – not least the PD’s Ignazio Marino, who resigned last autumn, and the need to gain their ongoing support if she is to hold on to her seat. … [Read more...] about Anti-establishment candidates elected to lead Rome and Turin
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But when one considers how drastically the Democratic party needs the Black vote to perform for their candidate to win – according to some estimates, they need turnout rate of 65% of all Black Americans and, of that group, nearly 90% of Black voters must vote for Democrats for them to secure the White House – one must question why Joe Biden is allowed to continue speaking when every other statement he makes about Black people is “problematic” if you’re trying to spin it and out-right racist if you’re being honest. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden needs Black voters. So why does he keep insulting us?
“Twenty-six years ago, there were no disabled models to be seen in mainstream media,” says Louise Dyson. As the founder of an established modelling agency, Dyson was first approached by a wheelchair manufacturer who needed a disabled model for its adverts. But in 1994, there were no professional disabled models, and it sparked a nationwide competition to find suitable candidates. Judged by a panel of fashion editors, photographers and celebrities, the Sunrise Model in a Million contest saw 16 finalists vie for a modelling contract. Overnight, the models became a global news headline – opening up conversations about the underrepresentation of disability in fashion for the first time. … [Read more...] about Meet the model agency fighting body fascism
But Bianca's spokesperson told MailOnline: 'Bianca came up with the idea in 2010 and has been developing it since then. She knows she is not the first, and nor will she be the last, to come up with this idea and views any other brands providing a similar product as healthy competition.' … [Read more...] about ‘I’ve basically been mugged!’ Apprentice finalist Bianca Miller ‘accused of stealing hosiery idea from law graduate she met at networking event’