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Reports: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, NBC news first reported and multiple outlets confirmed on Wednesday, giving President Biden his first — and maybe…

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Report: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire, NBC news first reported on Wednesday, giving President Biden his first — and maybe only — chance to…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: It’s very difficult to get access to antiviral COVID treatments — Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits…

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Airbnb policy vet joins crypto venture-capital fund

Chris Lehane, a top Airbnb exec and former Clinton administration official, tells Axios Pro Fintech Deals he plans to join the leadership team of a…

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Air and water under threat as SCOTUS targets environmental laws

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Jan. 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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The weird way we discovered longitude

Whenever I hop on a plane, I try to remember how lucky I am to be alive. I don’t mean that in some “counting my…

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Here’s how Republicans ‘dismembered’ a Democratic stronghold

Scroll through our visual guide to see why proposed Tennessee maps amount to a masterclass in gerrymandering Republican lawmakers in Tennessee gave final approval on…

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How Senate Dems reaped the benefits from 2 little-known GOP maneuvers

Senate Democrats lost their fight to weaken the filibuster, but they’re capitalizing big on another rules change — that the GOP pushed. After an Obama…

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The trade deficit is soaring due to the pandemic

Source: Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis; Chart: Axios Visuals Inflation and jobs may get all the economic headlines, but meanwhile a big shift…

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Third Way think tank: “Big Lie” could become “Big Coup”

Third Way, the center-left think tank, is urging fellow Democrats to respond to the Capitol riot with “the size, scope, and seriousness of a presidential…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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House unveils $250 billion tech bill

The House has introduced its own version of a sprawling $250 billion tech bill that the Biden administration is counting on to address supply chain…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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David Ortiz is elected to baseball Hall of Fame while Barry Bonds is shut out

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) on Tuesday elected three-time World Series champion David Ortiz to the Baseball Hall of Fame, but declined to…

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Chris Hedges: Mass politics must be rooted in class struggle

From the social upheaval embodied in Donald Trump’s presidency and the 2020 uprisings for racial justice to rampant corporate plunder and increasingly widespread labor unrest,…

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Pelosi announces bid for reelection ahead of 2022 midterms

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced her bid for reelection Tuesday, amid a deluge of other safe-seat Democrats announcing their retirements. Why it matters: Pelosi’s…

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Mexico has become a world leader of gender equality in politics

In Mexico, half of Congress is now female and seven of the country’s 32 governors are women. This is partly due to changing attitudes but…

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Qatar emir to visit White House on Monday as Biden seeks gas supply for Europe

The emir of Qatar will meet with President Biden at the White House on Monday to discuss Afghanistan as well as contingency plans to provide…

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Fiction in the time of climate chaos

The giant wave is coming, folks—but not on the big screen. In this all-climate art panel episode of Art for the End Times, Lyta sits…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly antibody treatments — Fauci: “Confident” Omicron…

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It’s awfully convenient for shippers that longshore workers get blamed for delays, as contract fight looms

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on Dec. 21, 2021. It is shared here with permission. If you ordered a teddy bear or a…

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Court strikes down Alabama GOP’s racist congressional map

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Jan. 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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