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Nov 23 2020
Antiracism Icon Robin DiAngelo Paid More Than Black Woman for Same Job
The prominent diversity consultant Robin DiAngelo raked in $12,750 for a speaking gig last month at the University of Wisconsin—70 percent more than the other keynote speaker, black female author Austin Channing Brown.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement paid Channing Brown just $7,500 for her keynote address at its annualWashington Free Beacon
Apr 18 2021
Legislators: Add four justices to the Supreme Court
Minority rule, under which a majority of Americans can't have their policy preferences reflected in our laws, is anti-democratic. But it's the hallmark of the modern Republican Party. For decades, the GOP has trafficked in dog-whistle, white grievance politics to hold onto power without popular support for its policies.
From former President Richard Nixon's Southern Strategy, thatCNN (Opinion)
Jul 26 2021
America’s Class War Over Abortion
On Thursday, the state of Mississippi asked the Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade. “Roe and Casey are egregiously wrong,” the state said in a brief submitted to the Court. “The conclusion that abortion is a constitutional right has no basis in text, structure, history, or tradition.”
Mississippi was laying out its arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case thatThe American Conservative
Jul 17 2020
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?
Recent incidents of anti-Semitic tweets and posts from sports and entertainment celebrities are a very troubling omen for the future of the Black Lives Matter movement, but so too is the shocking lack of massive indignation. Given the New Woke-fulness in Hollywood and the sports world, we expected more passionate public outrage. What we got was a shrug of meh-rage.
When reading the darkThe Hollywood Reporter
Jan 30 2021
Bernie Sanders’ mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity
About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They’ve helped to raise $1.8 million in the last five days for charitable organizations in Sanders’ home state of Vermont, the independent senator announced Wednesday.
The sum comes from the sale of merchandise with the Jan. 20 image of himAssociated Press Fact Check
Sep 23 2021
A simple solution to endless school quarantines
It’s a situation nearly all parents have found themselves in at some point during this pandemic: There’s a positive Covid-19 case in your child’s class, so everyone needs to stay home and quarantine.
That means kids have to switch to remote instruction, if their school is even still offering a remote option. And parents, already ground down by more than 18 months of online or hybridVox
Mar 30 2020
Florida megachurch pastor arrested for refusing to call off services
Florida's Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister issued a warrant for the arrest of megachurch pastor Rodney Howard-Browne on Monday after he refused to cancel his packed services and obey coronavirus social distancing orders.
The big picture: With at least 5,000 cases and 60 deaths as of Monday morning, Florida is a growing epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak. Gov. Ron DeSantisAxios
Sep 02 2020
DC Mayor's Committee Wants to Remove Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial
A Washington, DC committee formed by the mayor has recommended changing the names of schools and government buildings and has even called for the federal government to "remove, relocate or contextualize" a group of federal memorials and monuments, including the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Benjamin Franklin Statue.
The DCFaces report found that the Working GroupCBN
Aug 04 2021
Mainstream media spin the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan to push for continued military occupation
Some coverage in mainstream print media and on cable networks of President Joe Biden’s plan to withdraw from Afghanistan in August painted the plan as ill-advised or dangerous, ignoring 20 years of failed U.S. policy in the country.
On July 8, Biden announced the decision to end military operations in Afghanistan by August 31, stating that even “one more year” of occupation would be a “Media Matters
Oct 23 2020
As Hunter Associate Steps Forward, NBC Still Claims Story ‘Unverified’
NBC chief White House correspondent Hallie Jackson was a grade-A fake news sprayer Thursday night, just before the debate as NBC Nightly News was the only evening newscast still desperately trying to defend Joe Biden for the Hunter Biden scandal laptop scandal. She continued to push the long-debunked claim that the emails were “unverified” and just “a foreign disinformation campaign,” the sameNewsBusters