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Now is the perfect time to talk about how the Ivy League enables inequality

Why do the nation’s best universities want to serve as finishing schools for the elite rather than launching pads for the determined? Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/protests-race-injustice-should-make-us-look-how-ivy-league-ncna1231618 Droolin’…

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In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say is due in part to pollution in…

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I grew up poor and white in America. This is why I support reparations

I didn’t feel privileged, so for a while I didn’t think I was. Then I realized where I’d gone wrong Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/poor-white-americans-reparations-slavery-black-lives-matter-tanehisi-coates-a9569431.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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In poor regions, easing virus lockdowns brings new risks

Many countries are gingerly starting to lift their lockdown measures, and experts warn that a further surge of the coronavirus in under-developed regions with shaky…

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Why Don’t Workers Get Paid in Equity Like CEOs Do?

Most workers have no ownership stake in the companies to which they give their labor. This is, if you ask me, not ideal. But I’m…

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US billionaires’ wealth soars by $565 BILLION during pandemic while millions lose jobs

More than 42 million people in the US have filed for unemployment since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. Data shows that, over those same…

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Don’t just tell protesters to go vote. Demand their right to do so.

Years of systemic disenfranchisement of Black and brown Americans means protest may be the only way their voices can be heard by elected officials. Source:…

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How the Fed’s Rescue Program Is Worsening Inequality

Americans have been justifiably disturbed by stories of deep-pocketed corporations accepting loans from the Paycheck Protection Program designed to save small businesses and non-profits. But…

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'Please, I can't breathe': US police officer filmed with knee on neck of motionless man who later died

Two officers involved in incident have been put on paid administrative leave Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/police-arrest-black-man-neck-video-minneapolis-a9532891.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The…

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‘I can’t breathe’: Man dies after pleading with officer during Minneapolis arrest

“What we saw was horrible, completely and utterly messed up,” Mayor Jacob Frey said of video taken of the incident. “I believe what I saw,…

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Divergent death tolls in New York’s Rockaways show Covid-19’s uneven reach

NEW YORK — On the western end of the Rockaway Peninsula off the southern coast of Queens, a house nestled in a gated community recently…

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We’re About to Have the Longest Summer Vacation Ever. That’s Going to Be a Problem.

Since the start of the pandemic, I’ve been holding a weekly virtual game night for the students in my research group at the City University…

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$94 million for Mississippi's poor spent on concerts, cars and wrestlers in state's 'largest embezzlement scandal'

Federal welfare grants in nation’s poorest state paid for companies owned by Brett Favre and pro wrestlers, speeding tickets, lobbyists, phone bills and other ‘egregious’…

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South Dakota is becoming a “mini-Switzerland for the world’s rich”

South Dakota has asset trusts that allow people to hide and shield their wealth. According to CNBC, the world’s global elite use these trusts, including…

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Black People And Legal Gun Ownership: Oppression At Its Best

Source: Black Panther Party Toilet paper and hand sanitizer are not the only products that have seen an explosion in sales amid the COVID-19 global…

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How America's richest zip code is handling coronavirus

The private island in Miami has secured antibody tests for all residents and staff Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-fisher-island-miami-antibody-tests-a9494701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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From Israel to the US and Lebanon, coronavirus supplies have been funneled to the wealthy and white

It’s simply not true to say this is an equal opportunities pandemic. Take a look at Gaza or the West Bank for your proof Source:…

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Bruce Springsteen says coronavirus has laid bare the 'inequalities in wealth' of the US

‘This pandemic has shown the great divide between our American dream and American reality’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/bruce-springsteen-coronavirus-us-wealth-inequality-american-dream-a9489556.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with…

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MAGA Thugs Protest Stay-At-Home Order As Black People Keep Dying From COVID-19

Source: JASON REDMOND / Getty Over the weekend, protests erupted across the country over stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic. The main people expressing…

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‘I’m not going to go there and die’

An elderly black man in his 60s had contracted coronavirus and was having trouble breathing when he arrived at an urgent care facility in Brooklyn…

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Steve Mnuchin says people can live on $1,200 for 10 weeks

Multimillionaire treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin (yeah, this guy) says that those $1200 stimulus checks should be enough to live on for 10 weeks. Let’s see…

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