Gerrymandering is the drawing of voter districts in a way which minimizes the political power of the foe. In Florida and Alabama, congressional districts resemble absurdly designed puzzle pieces as minorities are packed into as few districts as possible
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released new proposals for preventing predatory hedge funds and hold-out investors from blocking debt restructurings. The paper proposes a series of reforms to debt contracts, including strengthened collective action clauses and a modification of the pari passu clause that hold-out hedge funds used to sue Argentina.
For me the root of the present conflict lies in this decision of NATO that was dangerous and wrong. Russia did not want to be encircled by NATO or the Ukraine incorporated in NATO...The simple technique is followed: demonizing the adversary, fomenting chaos and covering up one's own violence.