Hollywood deals get writers, actors back but don’t stop painful industry transformation – youngvid

Hollywood’s months of labor unrest are coming to an end, but the post-strike landscape that awaits actors and writers may be far from happy-ever-after. The film and television industry could rightly celebrate the conclusion Wednesday of a bruising, protracted work stoppage that began in May when the Writers Guild hit the picket lines and gathered more force when Screen…

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Portugal’s president calls snap elections in March after PM resigns – youngvid

Prime Minister Antonio Costa announced resignation after chief of staff was arrested amid corruption probe. Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has dissolved parliament and called snap elections, two days after the country’s prime minister resigned amid a continuing corruption investigation. Rebelo de Sousa said on Thursday that the country would hold snap elections on…

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Freedom Firewall? Democrats Rush to Put Abortion Measures on Ballot in Battleground States – youngvid

Democrats are rushing to put abortion measures on the ballot in Arizona, Nevada, and Florida in a strategy dubbed by Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff “Dobbs and Democracy.” “In private and with a group of abortion-rights organizers in Miami last month, Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff has described Democrats’ path to victory in 2024 as “Dobbs and…

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