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Daily News of The Communist Bloc (Saturday Edition) - April 10th, 2021

Good morning/afternoon/evening!

Give a warm welcome to our newest comrades: Socialist Great Roman Empire, Hindostani Council, New Benderland, Yakuts-Kaliningrad, Stershumbaamistan, The Democratic Socialism, Russinu, Holbosh, and Castadey

Here is today's news:

Executive Affairs


  • The Executive elections are coming up in less than a week! All citizens are eligible to run. If you'd like to run for election, keep an eye on the news and forum for the sign up thread.

  • The Ministry of Culture has announced the second round of match ups for the regional Chess tournament:

    @Wasc (wolfmancal) vs @Trabardia Kuznetsov ☭ (rye0bread)
    @Martyn Sealgaír Kiryu (Mkiryu) vs @Ant (Snannybobo)
    @WhoAmIToDisagree (WhoAmIToDisagree121) vs @Socialist Heronia (eternitydragon)
    @Kolya (Kolya_the_Great) vs @Vor (sandshrew4)
    @Evil Kava [TLA] (KVGRad) vs @Karl Kuznetsov von Habsburg 🌹 (UrutaaLathyrus)

  • The Ministry of World Assembly Affairs has posted a voting thread on the current World Assembly resolution: Link"Repeal: Voting Equality for Freed Inmates". Vote in this thread to determine how our delegate votes.

  • The TCB Card Factory has opened its doors! This program includes regional giveaways, a regional art museum, card requests, and of course, shiny 1% International Artwork badges. TCBs Card Factory is asking for a team of volunteers to help operate card farms to ensure a steady supply of cards are being printed. Think you can help? Sign up today.

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Information are recruiting volunteers. Sign up here: https://tcb.red/forum/forum/15-the-civil-service

Legislative Affairs


General


  • The Card Factory is holding a giveaway for people in the Regional Discord. Join and check #announcements to enter.

  • A regional poll was held on whether the Bloc should keep the position of Regional Message Board Representative. The final count was 19 yes, 19 no, and 15 abstain.

  • We have opened The Great People's Rec Hall in our Regional Discord server, and will hopefully host DnD and reading nights in the future. This is also where future Ministerial debates will be held.

  • Check out the Law Archive! It is an easy way to navigate and keep track of all our laws. This document is updated as new laws get passed.

  • Want some endorsements? Run the Revolutionary Endorsement Program! It's simple and doesn't take very much time. Endorse comrades, get endorsed back.

  • Our forums are online, but unfortunately, we have lost a whole year of data. If you applied for citizenship after January of 2020 (Feb-Dec of 2020), make sure to reapply!. You may also have to recreate your account. Apologies for this inconvenience. The government will be working as quickly as possible to re-accept citizenship applications. In order to prevent this from happening again in the future, we will be discussing our options on a forum transfer. Stay tuned! (Disclaimer: this only applies if you were registered as a citizen in-between February 2020 and December 2020. If you have joined TCB after this time period you do not need to re-apply for citizenship)

This Day in History
By Theria Han


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Saturday Edition
Disclaimer: The Saturday Edition includes opinion pieces and subjective articles. The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the text belong solely to the author of the article


Howdy folks. Last weeks winners for the puzzle were The Union of Malaysian Socialists, Renjeva, The Passerine Islands, and The Workers Union of Habsburg-Lorraine. This week I have some sudoku, as well as some riddles. DM me or telegram me (Pajonia) your answers. If you get all of the riddles correct, I will dub you the unofficial riddler of TCB. However, you only need to get one (1) correct to be featured in next weeks Saturday Edition. Good luck!

What is always in front of you but can’t be seen?

What can you keep after giving to someone?

What can you catch, but not throw?

What three numbers, none of which is zero, give the same result whether they’re added or multiplied?

If there are three apples and you take away two, how many apples do you have?

What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

What is so fragile that saying its name breaks it?

I have lakes with no water, mountains with no stone and cities with no buildings. What am I?


While run by the Ministry of Information, the Daily News does not necessarily reflect the stance of the current administration. Please contact the Minister of Information Pajonia on NationStates or Ant(Pajonia) in the Regional Discord for any corrections, suggestions, questions, comments, or concerns.

This article was authored by Pajonia. "This Day in History" is authored by volunteer of the MoI, Theria Han

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