THE version of Around the Islands first commissioned by Marianas Variety in February of 2019 would be hardly recognizable to any AI Facebook follower today; the initial podcast project was meant to be the newspaper’s first cautious toe-dip into the world of audio-visual content, the emphasis being on the “audio” aspect, though short video clips were to be produced to accompany and advertise the recorded interviews that made up each episode.

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WHEN President Trump declared a state of “American carnage” in his 2017 Inaugural Address, Democrats denounced its dark vision and pessimism. Three years later Democrats appear to be converts, or at least that’s how it sounded in last week’s presidential debate.

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MISTER Wayne Pacelle of the Animal Wellness Foundation has been making assertions about cockfighting on Guam and I felt compelled to open the discussion to others like me that feel differently than the statistics and feelings towards cockfighting that he has been providing to the media.

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MARIANAS Bulletin or MB was a mimeographed newsletter published weekly by the Trust Territory’s District Administration office on Saipan. Administered by the U.S. (specifically its Navy, and then the Interior Department), the TT consisted of six districts — the Northern Marianas, the Marshalls, Palau, Ponape (Pohnpei), Truk (Chuuk) and Yap. Its capital was Saipan.

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IT is your prerogative, of course, to stand behind the governor and any other politician you please — no matter the criticism, no matter the evidence, and even regardless of public opinion. Name-calling against people who hold views you don’t like seems unnecessary and uncivil, to say the least — but that, too, is your prerogative.

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