public service

Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services. The term is associated with a social consensus (usually expressed through democratic elections) that certain services should be available to all, regardless of income, physical ability or mental acuity. Even where public services are neither publicly provided nor publicly financed, for social and political reasons they are usually subject to regulation going beyond that applying to most economic sectors. Public policy when made in the public's interest and motivations can provide public services. Public service is also a course that can be studied at a college or university. Examples of public services are the fire brigade, police, air force, and paramedics. Wikipedia
Mail & Guardian Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:00

Who's lying? Nxasana vs Zuma

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With the Nxasana hearing today, we recap how Zuma insisted that the former prosecutions head asked to step down and was not pushed out of the NPA.
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Elizabeth May Tue, 11/21/2017 - 00:21

Nebraska approves TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline

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Just days after Keystone leaked 800,000 litres, Keystone XL has been approved.This is a bad decision. It's that simple.
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Reason Magazine Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:03

Nebraska Regulators Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

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A big defeat for anti-pipeline activists.
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Washington Post Mon, 11/20/2017 - 20:39

Opinion | Republican men need new talking points

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"This is the state of the GOP today — disingenuous, dishonest and disinclined," writes Jennifer Rubin in Opinion.
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Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

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BREAKING(But not at all surprising)
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Washington Post Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:41

Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort and allowing Trump to claim a win

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The controversial pipeline just cleared its last regulatory hurdle.
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USA TODAY Mon, 11/20/2017 - 15:14

Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman says she is proud her story has empowered others to speak

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"This isn’t political for me. This is personal. It’s very close to my heart and I’ve lived with this for a long time."
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The New York Times Mon, 11/20/2017 - 15:06

Nebraska Regulators Expect to Rule on Keystone XL Pipeline

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The pipeline that would run from Canada to Nebraska has the support of President Donald J. Trump, but has been opposed for years by some Nebraska landowners.
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