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Mar 04 2021
Any objective power structure analysis of the United States today reveals that we are teetering closer to the 1920s than during any decade since. In the 1920s and early ’30s, extreme racism was firmly entrenched thanks to Jim Crow laws, Southern plantation economies, and nonfunctioning voting “rights”; the US Supreme Court was wildly pro-big business; and the biggest employers of the era—autoGuest Writer - Left
Oct 28 2021
The NAACP is calling on professional athletes to reconsider signing with professional sports teams in Texas to protest the state's controversial voting and abortion laws.
In an open letter to the unions for the NBA, NFL, WNBA, MLB, and NHL, the NAACP urged athletes to consider the use of their platforms and positions as role models for kids across the country.
"Over the pastCBS News (Online)
Jan 16 2022
The U.S. has information that the Russian government is planning a "false-flag" operation to rationalize an invasion of Ukraine, a government official said Friday.
"We have information that indicates Russia has already pre-positioned a group of operatives to conduct a false-flag operation in eastern Ukraine. The operatives are trained in urban warfare and in using explosives to carryNBC News (Online)
Sep 19 2021
The head of security for the oil transport company Enbridge built his résumé managing Exxon Mobil’s response to community protests in Nigeria and helping oversee Amazon’s Global Security Operations Center, a division that has monitored environmental groups and union organizers.
Now, at Enbridge, Troy Kirby oversees efforts to combat a protest movement aimed at stopping construction ofThe Intercept
Aug 06 2021
The White House is considering using its federal power to pressure institutions into requiring the COVID-19 shot, according to the Washington Post.
Under the new potential policy from the Biden administration, institutions such as universities, cruise lines, and even long-term care facilities that rely on federal funding to operate could risk losing their government dollars if they don’The Federalist
Oct 05 2020
When BP recently unveiled a strategic makeover for an era of rising alarm over climate change, environmentalists were on guard for greenwashing by a global oil titan.
But BP’s announcement that it would increase its renewable energy assets tenfold – and slash oil and gas output by up to 40% over a decade – gave even its sternest critics reason to cheer. Greenpeace, which in FebruaryChristian Science Monitor
Oct 08 2019
The State Department has blocked Gordon Sondland, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, from testifying at a scheduled deposition on the Ukraine controversy. Sondland is a key figure as he had texted with Bill Taylor, a top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, arguing over allegations of a quid pro quo.
This move by the State Department has triggered a new clash with House Democrats as partTownhall Washington Post The Hill
Jun 17 2022
International Courts Prosecuting Leaders Like Putin for War Crimes Have a Mixed Record – But Offer Clues on How to get a Conviction
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation, which AllSides rates as Lean Left. It was written by Victor Peskin, an Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. The writer's bias has not been rated.
There have been mounting calls from Ukrainian and other activists and political leaders to prosecute Russian"The Conversation" Contributor
Jul 03 2020
A growing number of prominent Wall Street institutions are making the prediction that 2020 will be the year for Europe’s stock market to outshine its U.S. counterpart as the coronavirus takes diverging tracks in the two economic powerhouses.
Even as the U.S. struggles to curb the deadly COVID-19 disease, the virus hasn’t seen a resurgence in the eurozone, influencing how money managersMarketWatch
Oct 25 2021
At a party over the weekend I was introduced to a college professor, and fell into conversation with him about teaching and Covid. Then I asked about how wokeness affects his teaching. I had no idea of the man’s politics, but I would bet the farm that he is a liberal, given that his academic field skews heavily to the left.
He told me that there is a lot of stress on professors at hisThe American Conservative