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Individual choices about consumption won’t solve the climate crisis alone. But for the richest among us, some forms of polluting pleasure are going to have…

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Britain found to have funded ‘conversion therapy’ clinics in Africa

Investigation finds UK Aid and USAid money went to centres where ‘condemned’ practice is routinely offered to LGBTQ+ people The UK government is among major…

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Top Nicaraguan journalist flees country amid escalating crackdown

• Carlos Fernando Chamorro: ‘They won’t silence journalism’ • Chamorro’s sister among 19 jailed in pre-election crackdown Nicaragua’s most prominent journalist has fled the country…

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Ohio city bans all abortions, declares itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’

A local council in Ohio voted Tuesday night to ban all abortions within city limits and declare itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.”Members of…

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South Africa: My Father Died For This

Can the perpetrators of a notorious apartheid-era crime finally be brought to justice in South Africa? Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/people-power/2021/5/6/south-africa-my-father-died-for-this Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Father arrested while testifying against anti-trans health ban in Arkansas

Chris Attig was arrested while testifying against HB 1570 in the Arkansas House on March 9. When their speech went 30 seconds over the allotted…

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White House reconsidering lifting refugee cap to 62,500 after reversal

The White House is reportedly reconsidering raising the refugee cap after abandoning earlier plans for an increase, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/550471-white-house-reconsidering-lifting-refugee-cap-to-62500-after-reversal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Biden administration has reversed Trump’s ban on rainbow flags

Just in time for Pride Month, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has informed American embassies and diplomatic missions that they may once again fly the…

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Navalny ends hunger strike after being seen by civilian doctors

Jailed Russian opposition figure announces gradual end to hunger strike protest as he thanks supporters. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/23/navalny-ends-hunger-strike-after-being-seen-by-civilian-doctors Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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‘Kuwait is unsafe for women’: Outrage over brutal murder of woman

Murder sparks calls for stricter punishment for perpetrators after woman is killed by man released on bail. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/22/kuwait-is-unsafe-for-women-outrage-over-brutal-murder-of-woman Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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L.A. must offer shelter for homeless on Skid Row, judge orders

Judge David O. Carter slammed officials’ inability to restrain the unprecedented growth of homelessness. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/l-must-offer-shelter-homeless-skid-row-judge-orders-n1264791 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Democrat: Ex-Trump aide Miller should be jailed for human rights violations

Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) said during a podcast appearance on Wednesday that former White House advisor Stephen Miller should be jailed for his role in…

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Nearly 46m Americans would be unable to afford quality healthcare in an emergency

A survey found nearly twice as many Black Americans as white Americans would be able to pay the costs of a sudden medical bill An…

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Supreme Court agrees to hear first abortion case with 6-3 conservative majority

The Supreme Court on Monday announced it will hear its first abortion case with a newly fortified 6-3 conservative majority, taking up a procedural question…

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Myanmar protests continue a day after more than 100 killed

Protesters in Myanmar return to streets following the bloodiest day since the military seized power in a February coup. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/3/28/myanmar-protests-continue-a-day-after-more-than-100-killed Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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There’s an Immigration Crisis, But It’s Not the One You Think

It’s become the Old Faithful of American politics: Every two or three years, there’s a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. It follows a predictable script:…

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Society of Professional Journalists asks DHS to lift media restrictions

The Society of Professional Journalists has asked the Department of Homeland Security to stop blocking media access to border facilities, in a statement released Tuesday….

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House removes deadline for ratifying ERA

The House on Wednesday adopted a resolution to remove the deadline for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to formally ban discrimination on the basis…

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Thousands march across Australia demanding justice for women

Protests follow allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s parliament that shocked the country. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/15/tens-of-thousands-march-across-australia-for-womens-justice Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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How Black Lives Matter helped Native Americans and Latinos

Protests over the killing of George Floyd generated a racial reckoning across the U.S. that also helped Native Americans and Latinos bring attention to their…

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Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill into law Tuesday banning almost all abortions in the state, except for when a pregnant person’s life…

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Bobi Wine calls Ugandans to ‘rise up’ peacefully against Museveni

Opposition leader claims he won disputed presidential vote and lists demands, including release of political prisoners. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/9/bobi-wine-calls-for-protests-in-uganda Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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