Posted in #Abuse #Immigration #TheRealNews forced sterilization ICE mijente private prisons sexual abuse

Medical abuse allegations at ICE facility add to US history of forced sterilization

The imminent deportation of Pauline Binam, who alleges she was involuntarily sterilized in custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement last year, was halted on Wednesday….

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 labor unions Unite Here workers

How the pandemic undermines low income workers

Corporations are using COVID-19 as an excuse to treat low-wage workers as disposable The post How the pandemic undermines low income workers appeared first on…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews Center for Economic and Policy Research Donald Trump haiti Jovenel Moise Ministry of Justice X-International

Report reveals US State Department gave money to firm tied to Haitian police

The U.S. Department of State issued a $73,000 contract to a Haitian security firm to provide “riot gear kits” while anti-government protests in Haiti were…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Kenosha Scott Walker truth in sentencing Wisconsin prison rates

The unrest in Kenosha didn’t come out of thin air

We have known about the over-policing of Black and brown communities there for a long time, experts say. The post The unrest in Kenosha didn’t…

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The hosts of TRNN’s Police Accountability Report urgently need your support

Help Taya and Stephen raise $50,000 so they can continue bringing you stories that hold policing accountable and keep government transparent. The post The hosts…

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The hosts of TRNN’s Police Accountability Report urgently need your support

Help Taya and Stephen raise $50,000 so they can continue bringing you stories that hold policing accountable and keep government transparent. The post The hosts…

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The Devolution of America

Stir Crazy! Episode 88: Today we are joined by TRNN climate reporter Aman Azhar, TRNN managing editor Lisa Snowden-McCray, and climate and housing organizer Rachel…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition Dr. Margaret Flowers Julian Assange Kevin Zeese National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Occupy Wallstreet Popular Resistance Venezuela Embassy

Remembering Kevin Zeese: A fighter for peace and justice

Peace activist and human rights attorney Kevin Zeese died of a heart attack on the morning of September 6. As his life partner, Dr. Margaret…

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Posted in #EPA #TheRealNews flint Gretchen Whitmer Mays v. Snyder rick snyder Water You Fighting For

For Flint residents, money won’t buy forgiveness

A proposed $600 million settlement cannot compensate for Flint’s trauma, one activist says. The post For Flint residents, money won’t buy forgiveness appeared first on…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Trump AOC bernie sanders corruption democrats progressives rhode island

Sanders supporters strike surprise blow against Rhode Island’s Democratic establishment

Progressives in Rhode Island explain how grassroots organizers, inspired by Bernie and AOC, defeated the state’s powerful Democratic machine. The post Sanders supporters strike surprise…

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Underpaid and at risk, graduate workers protest college reopening plans

The three demands outlined in the petition by Northern Michigan University’s Graduate Student Advancement Committee (GSAC) to the school’s president, dean, and board of trustees…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews Alexander Gershunov California fires california wildfires

California is burning because we have changed the climate

Climate change is making wildfires stronger while global warming  makes  heat waves more frequent, intense and longer-lasting. As multiple wildfires rage across western states, including…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Bob Woodward corporate journalism COVID-19 Donald Trump

Why Are We Just Hearing Evidence Trump Knew Dangers of COVID Now?

President Donald Trump admitted to downplaying the dangers of the coronavirus pandemic despite having evidence to the contrary, newly published interviews with noted investigative journalist…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ariel Atkins Myisha Hines-Allen Mystics WBNA

Washington Mystics’ Myisha Hines-Allen, Ariel Atkins lead efforts in WNBA’s bubble

Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen took a few extra seconds before she answered what has become a daunting question: “How are you, really?”  “I’m surviving,”…

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Posted in #FilmThePolice #TheRealNews black lives matter blue gangs blue lives matter Kenosha Wisconsin Michael Bell Jr. Russell Beckman police brutality police misconduct police theology Romans 13 stephen janis Steve Horn Taya Graham

The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13

A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with…

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Smoke from climate change-fueled wildfires blocks out California sun

Smoke from climate-change fueled wildfires has blocked out the sun in Northern California’s Bay Area. Gov. Gavin Newsom said California has already experienced “the largest…

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Posted in #Riots #TheRealNews black lives matter Dr. Gerald Horne Jacqueline Luqman looting property damage protests University of Houston

America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights

How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people’s rights. The post America’s settler…

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5 Alarm Fascism: Trump’s Burning it All Down

Stir Crazy! Episode 86: Today we are joined by associate professor, Hussman School of Journalism & Media at UNC Chapel Hill Deb Aikat, Indigenous activist…

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Posted in #TheRealNews aging prisoners COVID-19 Governor Andrew Cuomo RAPP violent offenders

COVID-19 could be a death sentence for elderly prisoners

Members of the group Releasing Aging People in Prison talk about officials’ refusal to release aging prisoners with violent offenses, although studies show the chances…

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Posted in #TheRealNews aging prisoners COVID-19 Governor Andrew Cuomo RAPP violent offenders

COVID-19 could be a death sentence for elderly prisoners

Members of the group Releasing Aging People in Prison talk about officials’ refusal to release aging prisoners with violent offenses, although studies show the chances…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Voice of America

Foreign journalists, contract employees ultimate losers in fight for control over taxpayer-funded global news network

Dozens of contract employees and foreign journalists at the taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) are losing their jobs and being forced out of the United…

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