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Jul 26 2017
Transgender Service Members Speak Out
Several transgender service members are speaking out against Trump's Twitter announcement that he would ban all transgender people from serving in the military. “Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy," said retired Navy SEAL, Kristin Beck, in an interview with Business Insider. In the news, the story received a great deal of attention from the Left and very little attentionThe Hill New York Times (News) HuffPost
May 30 2019
ELIZABETH WARREN’S PITCH TO WIN CALIFORNIA: ANTI-TECH CLASS WARFARE
For the next week, thousands of workers commuting into San Francisco via the Caltrain will be greeted with a giant billboard of Elizabeth Warren’s face and the words “BREAK UP BIG TECH”—a somewhat bold message in a city made rich by Silicon Valley. Hillary Clinton famously promised, “We’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business,” but she never put up a billboardVanity Fair
Aug 20 2015
Education reform is the name given to the goal of changing public education. Historically, reforms have taken different forms because the motivations of reformers have differed. In modern years, education reform desires to reform an existing system, as opposed to revolutionizing, supplanting, or providing competition to it. In the United States, therefore, education reform acknowledges andWikipedia
May 09 2016
Did Facebook bury conservative news? Ex-staffers say yes.
The great irony of the tech blog Gizmodo's revelation that Facebook's trending-topic curators weeded out stories about Facebook or about issues popular with conservatives is that Gizmodo's story therefore likely won't end up on Facebook's list of trending topics. After all, the report, which suggests that the social media behemoth's team filtered out stories on conservative topics fromWashington Post
Nov 07 2013
Obama: Website Woes 'Drive Me Crazy'
President Barack Obama has admitted that the "website woes" of HealthCare.gov drive him "crazy."
Obama went to Texas to thank volunteers who have been helping sign people up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, his signature piece of legislation. He's also trying to pressure Texas Gov. Rick Perry to expand Medicaid.
"You've all heard about the website woes," ObamaNewsmax (News)
Jul 10 2020
Media Bias Alert: Mainstream Media Covers Ye, But Not Jo
If you've been following AllSides this week, you probably read that rapper Kanye West announced that he’s seeking a presidential bid. While this announcement earned plenty of mainstream media attention, major outlets haven’t provided much information on a campaign arguably of equal or greater relevance to the average American — that of Libertarian Party candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen.Hirsh Joshi
Dec 25 2014
For Recent Black College Graduates, a Tougher Road to Employment
William Zonicle did what all the job experts advise. He majored in a growing field like health care. He studied hard and took time to develop relationships with his professors. Most important, he obtained a great internship in the human resources department at Florida Hospital in Tampa the summer before his senior year.
But more than seven months after receiving his diploma from OakwoodNew York Times (News)
Oct 02 2020
Media Bias Alert: Details Differ After Driver Allegedly Strikes Pro-Trump Protesters
Media coverage differed greatly between left and right, and from source to source, after a woman was charged with attempted murder for allegedly driving through a group of protesters and severely injuring two pro-Trump demonstrators Saturday in Yorba Linda, Calif.
Tatiana Turner can allegedly be seen on video driving through a group of people who appear to be surrounding her car, duringHenry A. Brechter
Feb 21 2022
Perspectives: Presidents Day 2022
How are different sides of the political spectrum discussing the Presidents Day holiday this year?
The third Monday in February is a U.S. federal holiday, commemorating George Washington's birthday of Feb. 22. Today, the day is used to reflect on Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and other past presidents and their efforts to build the U.S. into a civilized nation. The day is also a goodPolitico International Business Times National Review
Nov 25 2014
Pope, in France, Urges Europe to Open Its Arms to Refugees
In a major address to the European Parliament on Tuesday, Pope Francis warned that Europe had become too “fearful and self-absorbed,” and that it needed to recover its confidence and give “acceptance and assistance” to people fleeing war and poverty.
Asserting that Europe had lost its vitality and often seemed “elderly and haggard,” the pope took a swipe at technocrats who seek to drawNew York Times (News)