Posted in #Healthcare #Medicine #TheRealNews #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Bread For the City D.C. dismantle racism Dr. Rachel Abramson kim brown Racial Justice Washington

#WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Wants Racial Justice In The Medical Field

The healthcare industry has a long and well-documented history of racist treatment of Black and Indigenous people. Now, doctors join the movement for Black lives….

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Posted in #Obama #SCOTUS #TheRealNews #Trump ACA Bostock v. Clayton County bre kidman civil rights discrimination kim brown LGBTQ Pride Month

Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights

Trump reverses medical discrimination protections for trans people, while SCOTUS rules employers cannot fire workers for being gay or trans. The post Pride 2020 Brings…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 defund the police demonstrations George Floyd kim brown Minneapolis MPD 150 police abolition police accountability police brutality protests Reclaim The Block Tony Williams uprisings

Violence Towards Protesters Shows Why Many Want To Abolish Police

Minneapolis organizer Tony Williams speaks about the ongoing uprisings and how groups can work towards the strategic dismantling of the police. The post Violence Towards…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Amelia McDonnell-Parry baltimore police Baltimore Uprising Brandon Ross Dante Allen Freddie Gray Justine Barron Kevin Moore kim brown Marilyn Mosby police accountability police brutality West Baltimore

Eyewitness Accounts And Documents Reveal Prosecutors Ignored Major Details Of Freddie Gray’s Death

The new report in The Appeal shows the amount of omitted information, and raises questions about why the state chose to not investigate further when…

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Posted in #Apple #China #CoronaVirus #Google #Privacy #TheRealNews contact tracing COVID-19 data HIPAA infection kim brown pandemic Rachel Levinson Waldman South Korea tracking

Apple And Google Are Going To Track You (Even More) To Monitor COVID-19 Spread

Big tech volunteers to create platforms that facilitate digital contact tracing, but how will they protect private health data? The post Apple And Google Are…

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Posted in #Congress #CoronaVirus #Healthcare #TheRealNews bre kidman COVID-19 kim brown LGBTQ mutual aid nonbinary Susan Collins trans

LQBTQIA People Face Unique Barriers To COVID-19 Care

Congressional candidate Bre Kidman says profit-driven medicine depends on maintaining the unequal access to healthcare faced by trans, LGBTQ, and other marginalized groups. The post…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Healthcare #TheRealNews african americans Black People COVID-19 hypertension Indigenous inequality kim brown Latino latinx Leon McDougle mortality rates obesity pandemic pre-existing conditions shelter in place stay at home testing underlying conditions

Systemic Healthcare And Income Inequality Are Why COVID-19 Is Killing Black People

What good are drive-up testing sites if you don’t have a car? Dr. Leon McDougle explains how successful health outcomes are tilted against black and…

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Posted in #Congress #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews 10th congressional district COVID-19 Democratic Socialism DSA housing inequality housing rights inequality Joshua Collins kim brown no debt Primary rent freeze rent strikes vote by mail voting in person Washington

Congressional Candidate Urges Rent Strikes To Protect Tenants

Washington DSA member Joshua Collins’ digital campaign is courting pissed off young voters. The post Congressional Candidate Urges Rent Strikes To Protect Tenants appeared first…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Healthcare #Ireland #TheRealNews childcare coronavirus treatment COVID-19 free Jack Horgan Jones kim brown nationalized hospitals pandemic private hospitals public hospitals Simon Harris

Ireland Vows To Treat All COVID-19 Patients For Free

The Irish government nationalized its hospitals, imposed a rent freeze, and authorized state-funded childcare, promising free treatment for patients with COVID-19. The post Ireland Vows…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews co-pay copay coronavirus test coronavirus treatment COVID-19 health insurance hospitals insurance companies kim brown medical bill medicare pandemic private insurance profits public health care single payer stock price unemployment virus Wall Street Wendell Potter

Insurance Companies Already Know How They’ll Profit From COVID-19

40 million people just lost their health insurance along with their jobs. Former Cigna VP Wendell Potter says tying health insurance to employment has made…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews Cristina Garcia education gap inequality kim brown low income schools schools Teach for America teacher shortage

Teach For America: Fueling Educational Gaps In California

Student success is tied to teacher expertise, yet TFA only trains its members for five weeks before placing them in schools. One lawmaker says these…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Obama #TheRealNews #Trump bill black Bush corporate bailout economic slowdown federal reserve global recession GM kim brown Mnuchin stimulus TARP The Fed Treasury

A Coronavirus Bailout Will Save Corporations, Not Workers

What happened to the cash from the last bailout? Industries spent it all on stock buybacks and are now looking for billions more in relief…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Twitter 2020 presidential election Bernie Bros data analysis Jeff Winchell kim brown online harassment social media social science

‘Bernie Bro’ Reign of Terror Is a Myth, According to Science

Data shows that supporters of Bernie Sanders are no worse than anyone else, but they’re perceived as being terrible because there are more of them…

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Posted in #China #CoronaVirus #Texas #TheRealNews #Trump community spread COVID-19 Dennis Perrotta health insurance kim brown pandemic public health tests United States

U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘We’re At the Beginning’

Lack of tests and testing facilities has the United States playing a dangerous game of catch up The post U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak: ‘We’re At the…

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Posted in #China #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews air pollution air quality Aura Bryan Duncan fossil fuels kim brown NASA nitrogen dioxide satellite

Air Quality over China Improves After Coronavirus Quarantine

NASA satellite observes ‘significant decreases’ in nitrogen dioxide as factories shutter and workers stay home. The post Air Quality over China Improves After Coronavirus Quarantine…

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Posted in #TheRealNews incarceration kim brown Locked Up Abroad Mississippi Department of Corrections Parchman prison Pauline Rogers prisoners Rech Foundation reentry

Mississippi Prisons Claim 25 Lives in 3 Months

While there’s “no foul play suspected” in most of the deaths, there’s plenty foul about drinking contaminated water and breathing black mold. The post Mississippi…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews Brown v. Board of Education CADRE Ella T Inglewood kim brown LAUSD lawsuit settlement literacy Masie Chin Public Counsel pushout separate but equal separate but unequal Stockton v. State of California

California Agrees to Pay $53 Million for Neglecting Black and Brown Students

California parents and teachers won the settlement by arguing that literacy is a constitutional right. The generational neglect of schools in communities of color shows…

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Posted in #Debate #Police #TheRealNews black community buying elections buying endorsements buying support gentrification Gregory Meeks kim brown Lucy McBath Michael Bloomberg Michael Nutter Muriel Bowser Stephanie Rawlings Blake stop and frisk Taure Brown Vi Lyles

Bloomberg Banks on Black Political Elites Selling Out

Dismissing his long record of supporting anti-Black policies, some Black Democrats are enthusiastically defending their financial benefactor. The post Bloomberg Banks on Black Political Elites…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Campaign Legal Center CLC Consent Decree free ID GOP Jacqueline De Leon kim brown lawsuits NARF Native American Rights Fund North Dakota settlement Spirit Lake Nation Standing Rock Sioux voter ID voter suppression voting rights

A Racist Voter ID Law Targeting Native Americans Just Lost its Punch

North Dakota will now provide Native Americans with no-cost identification to vote in a victory against racist voter ID laws⁠—but they still face shocking barriers…

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Posted in #EPA #Obama #TheRealNews #Trump American Farm Bureau andrew wheeler Earthjustice Janette Brimmer kim brown navigable waters protection rule regulations Supreme Court Waters of the United States WOTUS Zippy Duvall

Trump’s New Rule Favors Pollution Over US Waterways

Trump’s years of dogged attacks on the Clean Water Rule have finally succeeded, and big ag and fossil fuel industries are rejoicing. The post Trump’s…

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Posted in #Bloomberg #Police #TheRealNews #Trump Aspen Institute Benjamin Dixon Black brown Consent Decree Jaisal Noor kim brown lawsuits. Giuliani Money in politics new york city NYPD Oligarch stop and frisk

Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk Past Comes Back to Haunt Him

Mainstream media is trying to gloss over Bloomberg’s racist record, and they’re willing to discredit independent journalists to do it. The post Bloomberg’s Stop and…

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