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Jul 13 2019
‘So Dishonest’: Vice President Pence Blasts CNN After Visiting Migrant Shelters
“CNN is so dishonest,” the vice president tweeted late Friday. “Today we took reporters to a detention facility on the border for families and children and all told us they were being treated well.”
His tweet came in reaction to CNN, which reportedly showed video of a large group of crowded migrants, all of which were men who shouted “no shower!” to cameras. While the prime-time showBreitbart News
Aug 10 2015
Police critically shoot man they say opened fire during Ferguson anniversary protests
The victim has been identified as Tyrone Harris Jr. by his father, who said Harris and Michael Brown were real close.Washington Post
Sep 07 2019
In the Race to Dominate 5G, China Sprints Ahead
On either side of the brown river running through this misty mountain village, residents live in wooden huts without window panes. Chickens and cats mingle on the road.
But this southwestern Chinese backwater has seen a glimpse of the future that even major U.S. cities such as Boston and Philadelphia still haven’t experienced. As part of a publicity stunt two years ago, a government-Wall Street Journal (News)
Nov 25 2014
Americans Remain Deeply Divided Over Ferguson Shooting, Poll Finds
Americans are still deeply divided over the shooting of teenager Michael Brown this summer by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll taken before a grand jury decision not to indict Wilson was released Monday night.
While 28 percent said Wilson was at fault and should be punished, 23 percent said he was fully justified in the shooting ofHuffPost
Sep 14 2015
Ferguson Commission Shines Light On Racially Divided St. Louis
After Michael Brown's shooting, a group was tasked with investigating the regions inequalities. Their report points to deep racial and economic tensions and calls for sweeping policy changes.NPR (Online News)
Apr 19 2019
Mueller report: Subpoena issued for unredacted version
A subpoena demanding the release of the full report into Russian meddling during the 2016 election has been issued, amid claims the current version "leaves most of Congress in the dark".
Democrat Jerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, argued they are entitled to an unredacted version.
Democrats have promised to continue pursuing Donald Trump following theBBC News
Apr 09 2020
How to understand the scale of American job decimation
Sentence from a nightmare: 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, a decline from the previous week's 6.9 million.
The big picture: Over the past three weeks, 1 in 10 working-age adults filed for unemployment, Axios' Courtenay Brown notes.
Why it matters: We're not even close to understanding the long-term ramifications of America rocketing from sub-4%Axios
Jun 02 2020
A Lot Of Celebrities Are Being Useless Right Now
The murder hornets (remember them?) clearly weren’t a compelling enough storyline for the latest saga in the spectacle that is life in the United States, which explains why, within the last week, amid a global pandemic that is disproportionately killing black and brown people, the country swiftly reverted to a familiar refrain: antiblack racism.
Protests erupted around the country afterBuzzFeed News
Jan 14 2021
US activists who helped flip Georgia call for more progressive state policies
On Wednesday, 6 January, Georgia Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev Raphael Warnock clinched two Senate seats, bringing the US Senate to a 50-50 split with a Democratic majority once the Biden administration begins. This historic win was due in large part to the work of Black and brown organizers across the state, who spent weeks canvassing Georgia and helping people register to vote, which wasThe Guardian
Mar 12 2020
A Compromise Bill on Domestic Surveillance Reform Aims to Do Just Enough to Shut Trump Up
Privacy activists on the left and the right decry a limp set of proposed changes to the USA Freedom Act.
A lackluster compromise bill to reauthorize and reform federal surveillance powers has been released, and privacy rights activists on both the left and the right are speaking out against it.
At the end of the week, the USA Freedom Act will sunset if it's not renewed. PassedReason